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Executive Edge Art of Travel

Live it, don’t just look at it. Experiential adventure travel is the hottest industry buzz of the moment. Dig deep, stray from the beaten path and experience how locals live, eat and play. Immerse yourself in the authenticity of a place on a Galapagos expedition or Nordic real food tour or a meditative retreat in Central Java. Experience the heart of Mexico, live on a houseboat in India or blend into hidden Japanese culture. For the truly adventurous at heart, take a walk on the wild side in Botswana, Namibia or Zambia, heliski in the Swiss Alps or capture Bhutan through a lens in a photographic adventure.

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WALK ON THE WILD SIDE

African Explorations

African explorations with Wilderness Safaris in Botswana, Zambia and Namibia define experiential adventure travel. Float through the Okavango Delta, the largest inland delta system in the world, exposing extraordinary wildlife encounters. Delta Adventurer 5-night itinerary.

The 12-night Great Namibian Journey encompasses quintessential Namibia from interacting with the Himba people to the orange dunes of Sossusvlei to the iconic Skeleton Coast to the game-filled savannah of Etosha National Park.

Or literally walk on the wide side on a 3-night trail exploration of a hidden corner of Zambia’s South Luangwa National Park, the first and best walking destination in Africa. The Kalamu Walking Trail unveils untouched river banks on foot, an unforgettable journey of pure wilderness discovery.

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PYRAMID OF THE SUN & MOON

Colours of Mexico

Experience the true heart of this colourful country on a 10-day tour of iconic Mexico from Mexico City to Oaxaca to the Yucatan Peninsula. Every aspect of the tour glimpses authentic Mexican culture. Along the way access private art galleries, tour homes, dine with famous chefs after selecting your own food from markets, private guided visits to archeological sites, learn black pottery and back strap weaving, hot air balloon over UNESCO World Heritage archeological sites, just to name a few of the adventures on offer.

PHOTOGRAPHIC ADVENTURE

Bhutan through a Lens

The monks, markets and fortresses of Bhutan create a Shangri La for image-makers. Capture the kingdom on Uma Paro’s 7-night photographic adventure for all levels and interests taught by an expert who guides a small group through the valleys of Paro and Punakha. Location shoots combined with serendipitous meetings with friendly locals you’ll find the "happiest place on earth" seeps into your soul through every shot you take. Exclusive 10% discount off package for Executive Edge clients.

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ALPS WONDERLAND

Swiss Ski Safaris

Adrenaline ski junkies, daredevils and adventure enthusiasts take note – Swiss Ski Safaris embodies the ultimate downhill experience in Europe. Small groups guided by expert mountain guides of the French, Italian and Swiss Alps create custom-made skiing and snowboarding itineraries catering to different ski levels. There are no rules. Give Swiss Ski Safaris a brief and let the adventure begin through the most challenging and spectacular ski terrain in the world. The only motto, no guts no glory!

GEISHA MAGIC

The Real Japan

Delve deep into the core of Japanese culture relishing true Japanese hospitality on an unparalleled luxury tour. Explore the hidden treasures of authentic Tokyo, Ishikawa, Hakone and Kyoto on this 13-day itinerary showcasing an area unaffected by the earthquake which remains safely untouched and pristine in its exquisite beauty. Immerse yourself in The Real Japan and support the recovery of this amazing country. (Attached itinerary can be modified to suit your requests and dreams.)

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INWARD JOURNEY

Amanjiwo Meditative Java Retreat

Embark on a spiritual journey in the world’s oldest Buddhist sanctuary. Amanjiwo’s 2nd annual meditative retreat returns in September which includes guided meditation classes, private yoga instruction and in-depth archaeological tours of Borobudur. Novice to experienced practitioners welcome. Amanjiwo 3 or 6 night retreat package.

ARCTIC DINING

Nordic Cuisine Tour

Dine to your heart’s content on a special interest Nordic Real Food Tour capturing the essence of the new Nordic cuisine movement. Fusion of fresh, pure, simple produce transformed into world-class culinary experiences. Travel through this beautiful region savouring its healthy delicacies hosted by award-winning chefs from Stockholm, Sweden to Torshavn on the Faroe Islands.


Experiential Cruising

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NATURAL SELECTION

Galapagos Evolution

First to the Galapagos Islands, Lindblad Expeditions and National Geographic partner with biologists onboard for this once-in-a-lifetime expedition to experience where animals live without fear of humans. Close visceral and emotional encounters with animals and the promise of genuine discovery every day. A photographers dream with certified National Geographic photographers on every voyage. 10 day voyage.

Kimberley Safaris

OUTBACK CRUISING

The Kimberley Expedition

4 Kimberley Cruise Special Itineraries for the 2011 Season – Four unique cruises showcasing seldom visited destinations in Northern Australia, The Kimberley and the Australian Outback. Voyages of revelation and adventure – swim in Ruby Falls, fish for monster barramundi, 4WD ‘across the top’, hunt for the black lip oyster, study rock-art, scuba in Montgomery Reef, visit vibrant Aboriginal communities and glorious pearling farms, as well as take Zodiac expeditions and helicopter excursions.

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EXOTIC DESTINATIONS

India Houseboating

Imagine luxurious cruising through the picturesque canals, lakes and backwaters of Kerela’s village life and tropical greens in exotic India. Aboard the Oberoi Motor Vessel Vrinda absorb a way of life unique to this region. Unwind and inhale rich south Indian tradition, cuisine and culture. 6 day Luxury Cruise on the Oberoi Vrinda.

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