Adventure Travel Ratings: Butterfield & Robinson - National Geographic Adventure Magazine

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Overall Score
94.30

Rating Criteria Scores

Overall94.30
Quality of Service94.00
Sustainability94.50
Spirit of Adventure90.00
Education93.00
Client Satisfaction100.00
Price$$$$$

Outfitter's Primary Activity

  • Luxury Adventures

Outfitter's Other Activities

  • Adventure Cruises
  • Biking/Cycling
  • Cultural Encounters
  • Family Adventures
  • Hiking/Trekking
  • Luxury Adventures

Butterfield & Robinson

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In 1966, when a trio of college buddies led a European bike tour on a lark, Butterfield & Robinson was born. As the owners matured, so did their company: They've long since expanded to the rest of the world, incorporated hiking into their itineraries, and graduated from hostels and pensions to the best inns, villas, chateaus, and wilderness lodges.

Signature Trip: Argentina Biking; biking; 7 days; Argentina

New in 2009

  • Name:Dubai to Oman Walking
  • Destination:Dubai and Oman
  • Duration:9 days
  • Price:$10,995

Website

www.butterfield.com

Countries Visited

  • Africa:Morocco, Namibia, South Africa
  • Asia:United Arab Emirates, Bhutan, China, India, Japan, Cambodia, Laos, Oman, Thailand, Turkey, Vietnam
  • Europe:Austria, Czech Republic, Spain, France, Greece, Croatia, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Montenegro, Netherlands, Sweden, Slovenia
  • Latin America:Argentina, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru
  • Oceania:New Zealand
  • U.S. & Canada:Canada, United States
Photograph courtesy of Butterfield & Robinson
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