The country on every outdoor explorer's bucketlist: Peru is an absolute dream for those looking to step out of their comfort zone. From climbing the Inca Trail, chilling with locals, gazing in awe at Machu Picchu and visiting the G-Adventures-supported women's weaving co-op in a local community of Cusco. Tick off the highlights while also giving back to the villages and communities you visit.
Departures: $2,799 from Melbourne | $2,899 from all other states
You'll kick off the adventure in sophisticated Buenos Aires before getting back to nature on day hikes at a working Uruguayan ranch. Marvel at Iguassu Falls, then hop on a flight to São Paulo on your way to the Brazilian coast. We'll wrap up in the party in Rio, where you're free to embrace the carnival atmosphere from our centrally-located Copacabana hostel.
Departures: $3,249 from Adelaide | $3,299 from all other states
Hop aboard Estrella del Mar to explore the North & Central Galapagos Islands, including Quito, and the beaches, hiking and wildlife of Santa Fe Island and Puerto Eyora.
Departures: From $3,399 from Melbourne | $3,449 from all other states
From chaotic Ho Chi Minh City to charming Hoi An, the imperial capital of Hue, vibrant Hanoi, and the stunning natural beauty of Halong Bay, this trip has something for everyone. Journey up the coast in this jam-packed introduction to the country's highlights with other travellers.
Departures: $1,399 from Perth | $1,479 from all other states
From the luxury of Bangkok's malls and gleaming high-rises, head north to Thailand's hills. Eating and sleeping with the hilltribes will bring you face-to-face with these colourful cultures. We’ll leave plenty of time for fun in historic Chiang Mai with its night market and delicious cuisine.
Departures: $1,099 from Perth | $1,199 from all other states
Marvel at the incredible Khmer ruins of Angkor Wat and the clear turquoise waters of Koh Rong. This journey packages Cambodia’s treasures into 10 well-paced days. Brave Ho Chi Minh City’s jam-packed streets with other travellers your own age — you can be sure they’ll keep pace with you — and check out the lush green forests of Chambok in Cambodia. With all of your basic trip details arranged, you can concentrate on choosing the activities that interest you most.
Departures: $1,199 from Perth | $1,289 from all other states
Get yourself to a destination that's long been a culture-loving backpacker's dream, on this affordable 12-day whirlwind tour of central and southern Sri Lanka. Discover beautiful ruins, hike through tea plantations, tour a spice garden, and then chill out on Hikkaduwa Beach.
Departures: $1,899 from Perth | $1,999 from all other states
From the colours and magic of Kathmandu's markets to the serenity of Himalayan trails, this 10-day adventure offers an intriguing blend of well-paced excursions. The rugged foothills of the Annapurna Range will reward those willing to break a sweat with stunning views of mountain vistas. Experience Nepal from a different perspective as you explore Chitwan National Park on a 4x4 safari. With many included activities and options for more, you'll come away with a full appreciation of this fascinating land.
Departures: $1,799 from Perth | $1,819 from all other states
This compact Indian journey will introduce you to three very different northern cities and the colourful rural life of Rajasthan. From the hectic pace of Delhi with its bustling markets, magnificent monuments, and colonial past, travel by private transport to Agra and the mesmerizing beauty of the Taj Mahal — truly one of the wonders of the world. Discover why Jaipur is called the Pink City and get a taste of village life at Dhula village.
Departures: $1,349 from Perth