Adventure Travel Ratings: International Expeditions - National Geographic Adventure Magazine

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Overall Score

Rating Criteria Scores

Quality of Service91.50
Spirit of Adventure89.00
Client Satisfaction100.00

Outfitter's Primary Activity

  • Do-It-All

Outfitter's Other Activities

  • Nature and Wildlife
  • Adventure Cruises
  • African Safari
  • Cultural Encounters
  • Exploratory Trips
  • Family Adventures
  • Hiking/Trekking
  • Photography Adventures
  • Voluntourism

International Expeditions


IE cut its teeth 28 years ago by pioneering then-emerging destinations like Peru and Belize. Today it's a master of adventure travel classics. Guides have had time to work out the kinks, so you can count on smooth sailing (and hiking and wildlife viewing).

Signature Trip: Amazon Voyage; small-boat cruising; 10 days; Peru

New in 2009

  • Name:Spitsbergen and East Greenland
  • Destination:Arctic Norway, Greenland
  • Duration:14 days
  • Price:$7,890


Countries Visited

  • Africa:Botswana, Egypt, Gambia, Kenya, Mali, Namibia, Rwanda, South Africa, Senegal, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia
  • Asia:India, Jordan
  • Europe:Iceland, Norway
  • Latin America:Brazil, Belize, Chile, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guatemala, Panama, Peru
  • Oceania:Australia, Papua New Guinea
  • Antarctica & Arctic:Antarctica, Greenland
Photograph courtesy of International Expeditions
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