Private Escapes & Custom Itineraries

If you don’t see the country you want to visit on our site, that’s not a problem. If you want to change or extend one of our adventures, that’s great. If life is getting in the way of being available for the dates of one of our prearranged trips, that’s also not a problem! No matter what the issue or hold up is— we’re here to help!

If our prearranged trips don’t fit into your schedule, we’ll organize a private and custom vacation just for your family. We can create an itinerary for you or you can let us know what you want to do and we’ll take care of all the details.

Just give us a call and ask for Moo. She’s a pro. Moo has been in the travel business for over 20 years and has specialized in multi-generational travel for the last 13. Either with her children or on her own, she has traveled to over 20 countries on 5 of the 7 continents of the world. She’ll be able to create a vacation perfect for your family. Take a look at some of the custom activities Moo has recently planned for travelers as entirely new trips or as an extra adventure on one of our prearranged trips. 

 

Guatemala
Explore Antigua: Antigua is quaint and historic. Walking through the city can feel like walking back in time. As you weave in and out of the streets you’ll pass by the city’s ancient churches, convents, and cathedrals. There’s also a Chocomueso and the opportunity for a lesson in chocolate making! Hike Pacaya Volcano: The volcano first erupted over 23,000 years ago, and its most recent eruption was in 2010. Today steaming molten rock can still be found, and some people even like to toast marshmallows over the surface! This hike culminates with amazing views of Antigua. Visit Tikal: Go to the ancient Mayan ruins of Tikal and explore the mysterious remnants of a once-glorious civilization. With over 3,000 individual structures, temples and courtyard groups covering 16 square kilometers there is plenty of exploring to be done! Zip-line in Ixpanpajul National Park: This magnificent forest and nature reserve is home to a wide variety of wildlife, plants and trees. While crossing the hanging bridges you'll have a bird's eye view of the forest canopy and have the chance to fly through the sky on a zip-lining adventure! Lake Atitlan: This is the deepest lake in Central America and is a hotspot for cultural connections with Maya villages. You’ll take a boat to different villages and experience their traditional weaving and beadwork first hand, as well as visiting the home of a local naif painter.

Argentina
Buenos AiresEnjoy some time in one of the most beautiful and diverse cities in the world. Buenos Aires is the birthplace of tango music and is also home to the highest concentration of futbol teams of any city in the world. Catch a futbol game or try your hand at learning the tango! Cycling and Kayaking in Tigre: The town of Tigre and the islands of the Parana River are filled with beautiful scenery and natural landscapes. The best way to explore these islands up close is by kayak, not to mention it’s also the most fun way! Follow kayaking with a bike ride around Tigre. Urban Art Walking TourBuenos Aries is famous for its urban art scene. With a special graffiti tour guide learn the history of the urban art movement from its political beginnings to its current modern context. You’ll also meet local artists and have a chance to buy original works. Visit the Perito Moreno Glacier: This icefield is the world's third largest reserve of fresh water, and only one of three Patagonian glaciers to be growing. Enjoy a boat ride to the south wall of the glacier where you get a real sense of its massive size: 3 miles wide and 20 stories high. Los Glaciares National Park: Patagonia in Argentina is one of the most beautiful places in the world. Take an entire day to explore Los Glaciares National Park. Visit the Upsala Glacier, cruise through Lake Argentino among icebergs and mountains, and ride ATVs along mountainous roads up to the Continental ice shelter.

Morocco
Explore Fes: Start with a walking tour of the Medina, the ancient, walled section of Fes that houses fascinating sites like souks and the Kayrouan Mosque. Another great walking tour happens in Meknes where you’ll see famous sites like the Bab el Mansour, the Mausoleum, the Mosque, and Dar el Heri. Drive into the Sahara: The drive out into the Sahara is an incredible attraction in and of itself. The drive starts through villages and cedar forests with wild monkeys but soon changes as the road climbs into the Middle Atlas Mountains. It’s an amazing journey! Ride a Camel to your Desert Campsite: Riding a camel into the desert is memorable, but nothing may be as memorable as sleeping in a nomad camp in the middle of the Sahara desert. The quiet of the night and the open, uninterrupted sky are beautiful things to experience just before bed. Visit Towns throughout the Sahara: There are plenty of towns in the Sahara to stop in and see something different and unique. In the village of Tinejad you’ll see an ancient underground irrigation system and in Tinerhir hike through the trails and fields of an oasis.  See Ait Ben Haddou: This is a famous fortified Kasbah that once served as an important caravan intersection along an ancient trade route in the Sahara. Because of the sheer beauty of the area and the complex, several movies have been filmed at this site.

Peru
Relax in Arequipa: Arequipa is a beautiful city lodged between three volcanoes and filled with classic baroque architecture. Many of the buildings were constructed with white volcanic rock and are a site to see. Spending a day in the Plaza de Armas enjoying a coffee in the shadow of the Basilica Cathedral is nice and relaxing! Explore Colca Canyon: The Colca Canyon is a great place for hiking. There a lot of sites and activities that many people never see or experience because they are wrapped up, and rightfully so, in Machu Picchu. Venturing to the open air hot springs, the Cruz del Condor, and its small villages is an adventure that shouldn’t be missed! Stay on Lake Titicaca: This is the highest navigable lake in the world and entire communities live on floating villages on the lake. This lifestyle is different from any other in the world. Meet some of the villagers that live on the lake and stay in one of their homes. This is an unforgettable experience! See the Nazca Lines: Take a journey to fly-over of the famous Nazca Lines. There are hundreds of these ancient geoglyphs in all shapes and designs from intricate birds, spiders, monkeys, flowers, and more. It is believed that these lines were created back in 400 AD.  Go into the Peruvian Amazon: One of the most biologically diverse places in the world, the Peruvian Amazon is home to over 4,500 different mammals, over 9,500 birds, over 7,500 reptiles, and well over 250,000 types of flowers. Make sure you have a camera with you for this expedition!

 

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