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Stellenbosch

7 Premium Adventures, 7 unforgettable experiences

Our Premium Adventures are jam-packed with unique, premium accommodations, outstanding included experiences, and award-winning named leaders. And rest assured, we take care of all the details, so you can spend your time enjoying the adventure! Here's a snapshot of 7 exceptional experiences you can expect to see in our Premium Adventures collection.

 Cappadocia balloon landscape

Fly in a hot air balloon over Cappadocia’s famous fairy chimneys

Take part in Cappadocia’s most iconic activity – an early morning hot air balloon flight. This once-in-a-lifetime experience is just over an hour and is celebrated with a cold glass of champagne after landing. The otherworldly landscapes of this Turkish treasure make it one of the most captivating balloon rides in the world. From the moment of take-off, the dreamy backdrop is touched by the sunrise while you drift past fairy chimneys, through valleys scattered with pigeon houses and over orchards and vineyards. The magnificently vivid colours will make for remarkable photos and unforgettable memories.

Find out more about our Walking the Ancient Trails of Cappadocia Premium Adventure here >>>

 Stellenbosch Winelands, South Africa

Sip your way through South Africa’s Winelands - grape to bottle in Stellenbosch

Excite your palette on a wine tasting journey through Stellenbosch. Visit the most famous wine-producing region in South Africa, renowned for the quality of its distinct wines, growing grapes in perfect climates. Learn from the experts, and enjoy tasting local Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz - paired with local dark and milk chocolates or Chardonnay, Merlot and Pinotage with mouth-watering Boerebraai tapas. While you savour vivacious wines, the magnificent view of the Stellenbosch mountains and surrounding vineyards will steal any oenophile’s heart. This premium experience is perfectly paired with a safari.

Find out more about our Cape Town and the Garden Route Premium Adventure here >>>

 Moonlight safari in the Amazon Rainforest

Join expert naturalist guides on a moonlight safari through the Amazon Rainforest

Set your sights on remarkable nocturnal wildlife such as caimans, capybaras, common potoo birds, and frogs on our premium Amazon River cruise. Gliding toward the convergence of the Marañón and Ucayali Rivers, you'll learn about your surroundings from our expert naturalist guides. Tour the Peruvian Amazon rainforest in comfort and spend your evenings stargazing and storytelling in style, listening to the diverse natural world surrounding you.

Find out more about our Amazon Rainforest Cruise Premium Adventure here >>>

Cranes in Japan

Observe Cranes and Snow monkeys with world-renowned ornithologist, Mark Brazil, in Japan

On this premium Japanese wildlife adventure, take in the sights and sounds of nearly 14,000 hooded and white-neck cranes in Arasaki Crane Reserve on their Izumi migration. This phenomenal site is every photographer’s dream and one of the most powerful wildlife experiences. You'll also come face to face with snow monkeys, Japanese deer, red foxes, and heaps of other incredible animals on this adventure. Explore islands from Hokkaido to Kyushu and learn about the native flora and fauna from our expert leader and world-famous ornithologist, Dr. Mark Brazil. Taste authentic traditional sushi and soak in an Onsen; a natural thermal spring to enjoy its therapeutic mineral waters. Whether you’re an avid birder or just looking for a new adventure, this tour is full of truly unforgettable moments.

Find out more about our Snow Monkeys & Cranes of Japan with Mark Brazil Premium Adventure here >>>

 Sea lions in the Galapagos

Take snorkelling excursions with Sea lions in the Galapagos

Straddle the equator, where nature reigns supreme on a Galapagos cruise. Snorkelling alongside sea lions is a wildlife encounter like no other, but they aren’t the only animals you’ll meet under the sea - rays, turtles, marine iguanas, a colourful array of fish and maybe even speedy penguins are just a mask and snorkel away! On this premium yacht adventure, you will learn from expert guides and see the mystery that attracted Charles Darwin to this magical place.

Find out more about our Galapagos Voyage: Pirates & Darwin Premium Adventure here >>>

 Khmer noodle making

Master the art of Khmer Noodle making and enjoy a sugar palm tasting in Cambodia

On this premium adventure, you'll meet the locals and witness their expertise in the ancient art of Khmer Noodle making and make some for yourself, on your way through the villages of Cambodia. Another incredible foodie experience you'll enjoy is indulging in a sugar palm tasting, where you'll taste reminiscent of caramel and savour the smoky overtones with hints of maple.

The people and mouth-watering cuisine of Cambodia are just as magical as its famous lost jungle city of Angkor Wat. Temple hop by bike and marvel in some of the architectural wonders of the world, experience Buddhist blessings, and kayak the Mekong at sunrise - incredible experiences like these will have you falling under Cambodia’s spell.

Find out more about our Cycle Indochina & Angkor Premium Adventure here >>>

Cheetahs in Kenya

Capture cheetahs on film with our award-winning photographer in the Masai Mara

Does a truly epic animal spotting safari sound like your kind of trip? Follow conservationist and award-winning photographer, Paul Goldstein, on a quest to spot elusive animals and get the best shots of majestic cheetahs in Kenya. On this incredible trip, your group will have private access to an African wildlife conservation.

Are you wondering how you’re going to achieve those perfect shots? You will ride in one-sided seating vehicles designed with photographers in mind and with expert tips and tricks from Paul, you’re sure to be set up for the perfect photo. This incredible experience will leave you with dinner party stories to tell for years to come!

Find out more about our Kenya Photographic Safari with Paul Goldstein Premium Adventure here >>>

 

If this has inspired you to find out more about our incredible premium adventures, take a look at our full collection here.

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