Adventure Travel Ratings: REI Adventures - National Geographic Adventure Magazine

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Overall Score

Rating Criteria Scores

Quality of Service97.50
Spirit of Adventure93.50
Client Satisfaction96.67

Outfitter's Primary Activity

  • Do-It-All

Outfitter's Other Activities

  • Nature and Wildlife
  • Adventure Cruises
  • African Safari
  • Biking/Cycling
  • Cultural Encounters
  • Exploratory Trips
  • Family Adventures
  • Hiking/Trekking
  • Mountaineering/Climbing
  • Multisport
  • Paddling

REI Adventures


A co-op known for its quality outdoor gear, REI also offers clients the chance to put their purchases to use on 140 active trips. Dozens of weekend getaways in the U.S. (Yosemite snowshoe-trekking, exploring North Carolina's barrier islands) are offered along with longer trips to the world's lesser known corners (biking and hiking through Laos and Cambodia, kayaking in Nicaragua).

Signature Trip: Everest Classic Trek Signature Trip; trekking; 19 days; Nepal

New in 2009

  • Name:Mongolia Multisport
  • Destination:Mongolia
  • Duration:12 days
  • Price:$3,925


Countries Visited

  • Africa:Botswana, Egypt, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia
  • Asia:Bhutan, China, Cambodia, Laos, Mongolia, Nepal, Thailand, Turkey, Vietnam
  • Europe:Austria, Switzerland, Czech Republic, France, Greece, Croatia, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Norway, Slovenia, Scotland
  • Latin America:Argentina, Brazil, Belize, Chile, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru
  • Oceania:Australia, New Zealand
  • Antarctica & Arctic:Arctic, Antarctica
  • U.S. & Canada:Canada, United States
REI Adventures
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