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Walking and Hiking Inca Trails: An Active Journey to Peru Discover Peru’s iconic archaeological sites on a hiking adventure to the Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu
Walking and Hiking Inca Trails: An Active Journey to Peru
Discover Peru’s iconic archaeological sites on a hiking adventure to the Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu
Irish Walks: An Active Journey from Dublin to Dingle Experience Ireland’s natural treasures up close on a range of hikes, walks, and bike rides
Irish Walks: An Active Journey from Dublin to Dingle
Experience Ireland’s natural treasures up close on a range of hikes, walks, and bike rides
Glaciers and Waterfalls: An Active Journey to Iceland Take to the trails of the Snaefellsnes Peninsula and the southern coast
Glaciers and Waterfalls: An Active Journey to Iceland
Take to the trails of the Snaefellsnes Peninsula and the southern coast
Nepal and Bhutan: An Active Journey Immerse yourself in the beauty and mystique of the Himalaya in the regions of Bhutan and Nepal
Nepal and Bhutan: An Active Journey
Immerse yourself in the beauty and mystique of the Himalaya in the regions of Bhutan and Nepal

Smithsonian Active Journeys are a new collection of culture-rich trips developed for travelers who seek to learn about the world through active discovery. Through hikes, walks, bike rides, and more, explore the natural and cultural history of fascinating destinations around the world. Each departure has a maximum of just 12 to 18 travelers.

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Costa Rica Treetops and Trails: An Active Journey description

Costa Rica Treetops and Trails: An Active Journey

Starting At:
$3,349

  • Dec. 14, 2024 - Dec. 21, 2024
  • Jan. 11, 2025 - Jan. 18, 2025
  • Feb. 15, 2025 - Feb. 22, 2025
  • March 15, 2025 - March 22, 2025
  • July 12, 2025 - July 19, 2025
  • Dec. 13, 2025 - Dec. 20, 2025
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Walking and Hiking Inca Trails: An Active Journey to Peru description

Walking and Hiking Inca Trails: An Active Journey to Peru

Starting At:
$3,899

  • Oct. 19, 2024 - Oct. 27, 2024
  • March 28, 2025 - April 5, 2025
  • May 16, 2025 - May 24, 2025
  • July 18, 2025 - July 26, 2025
  • Sept. 12, 2025 - Sept. 20, 2025
  • Oct. 10, 2025 - Oct. 18, 2025
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Irish Walks: An Active Journey from Dublin to Dingle description

Irish Walks: An Active Journey from Dublin to Dingle

Starting At:
$5,299

  • Aug. 17, 2024 - Aug. 27, 2024
  • Sept. 7, 2024 - Sept. 17, 2024
  • May 17, 2025 - May 27, 2025
  • June 14, 2025 - June 24, 2025
  • July 12, 2025 - July 22, 2025
  • Aug. 16, 2025 - Aug. 26, 2025
  • Sept. 13, 2025 - Sept. 23, 2025
  • Sept. 20, 2025 - Sept. 30, 2025
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Glaciers and Waterfalls: An Active Journey to Iceland description

Glaciers and Waterfalls: An Active Journey to Iceland

Starting At:
$5,199

  • July 27, 2024 - Aug. 4, 2024
  • Sept. 7, 2024 - Sept. 15, 2024
  • June 7, 2025 - June 15, 2025
  • June 28, 2025 - July 6, 2025
  • July 26, 2025 - Aug. 3, 2025
  • Aug. 9, 2025 - Aug. 17, 2025
  • Sept. 6, 2025 - Sept. 14, 2025
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Scotland by Trail: An Active Journey to the Highlands and Islands description

Scotland by Trail: An Active Journey to the Highlands and Islands

Starting At:
$5,499

  • Aug. 17, 2024 - Aug. 26, 2024
  • Sept. 7, 2024 - Sept. 16, 2024
  • June 21, 2025 - June 30, 2025
  • July 5, 2025 - July 14, 2025
  • July 27, 2025 - Aug. 5, 2025
  • Aug. 16, 2025 - Aug. 25, 2025
  • Aug. 30, 2025 - Sept. 8, 2025
  • Sept. 13, 2025 - Sept. 22, 2025
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Tour du Mont Blanc: An Active Alpine Journey description

Tour du Mont Blanc: An Active Alpine Journey

Starting At:
$5,999

  • Aug. 29, 2024 - Sept. 7, 2024
  • June 18, 2025 - June 27, 2025
  • July 23, 2025 - Aug. 1, 2025
  • Aug. 27, 2025 - Sept. 5, 2025
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Gorillas of Rwanda: An Active Journey description

Gorillas of Rwanda: An Active Journey

Starting At:
$8,999

  • Sept. 6, 2024 - Sept. 13, 2024
  • May 23, 2025 - May 30, 2025
  • Aug. 8, 2025 - Aug. 15, 2025
  • Sept. 5, 2025 - Sept. 12, 2025
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Walking the Camino de Santiago: An Active Journey to Spain description

Walking the Camino de Santiago: An Active Journey to Spain

Starting At:
$4,699

  • Sept. 7, 2024 - Sept. 17, 2024
  • Sept. 21, 2024 - Oct. 1, 2024
  • Oct. 5, 2024 - Oct. 15, 2024
  • Oct. 12, 2024 - Oct. 22, 2024
  • April 4, 2025 - April 14, 2025
  • April 18, 2025 - April 28, 2025
  • May 2, 2025 - May 12, 2025
  • May 16, 2025 - May 26, 2025
  • May 30, 2025 - June 9, 2025
  • Sept. 5, 2025 - Sept. 15, 2025
  • Sept. 19, 2025 - Sept. 29, 2025
  • Sept. 26, 2025 - Oct. 6, 2025
  • Oct. 3, 2025 - Oct. 13, 2025
  • Oct. 17, 2025 - Oct. 27, 2025
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Tuscany and Cinque Terre: An Active Journey description

Tuscany and Cinque Terre: An Active Journey

Starting At:
$4,899

  • Sept. 13, 2024 - Sept. 22, 2024
  • Oct. 4, 2024 - Oct. 13, 2024
  • April 18, 2025 - April 27, 2025
  • May 9, 2025 - May 18, 2025
  • Sept. 5, 2025 - Sept. 14, 2025
  • Oct. 3, 2025 - Oct. 12, 2025
  • Oct. 24, 2025 - Nov. 2, 2025
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Patagonia Hiking Adventure description

Patagonia Hiking Adventure

Starting At:
$6,999

  • Oct. 26, 2024 - Nov. 7, 2024
  • Dec. 3, 2024 - Dec. 15, 2024
  • Jan. 14, 2025 - Jan. 26, 2025
  • Feb. 11, 2025 - Feb. 23, 2025
  • Oct. 28, 2025 - Nov. 9, 2025
  • Dec. 2, 2025 - Dec. 14, 2025
  • Jan. 13, 2026 - Jan. 25, 2026
  • Feb. 10, 2026 - Feb. 22, 2026
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Japan by Trail: An Active Journey featuring the Shikoku Pilgrimage Trail description

Japan by Trail: An Active Journey featuring the Shikoku Pilgrimage Trail

Starting At:
$6,999

  • March 2, 2025 - March 12, 2025
  • April 6, 2025 - April 16, 2025
  • May 25, 2025 - June 4, 2025
  • Aug. 24, 2025 - Sept. 3, 2025
  • Sept. 7, 2025 - Sept. 17, 2025
  • Oct. 5, 2025 - Oct. 15, 2025
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Walking in Portugal: An Active Journey along the Coast, the Camino, and the Douro Valley description

Walking in Portugal: An Active Journey along the Coast, the Camino, and the Douro Valley

Starting At:
$4,999

  • April 5, 2025 - April 14, 2025
  • May 3, 2025 - May 12, 2025
  • May 31, 2025 - June 9, 2025
  • Sept. 6, 2025 - Sept. 15, 2025
  • Sept. 20, 2025 - Sept. 29, 2025
  • Oct. 4, 2025 - Oct. 13, 2025
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Nepal and Bhutan: An Active Journey description

Nepal and Bhutan: An Active Journey

Starting At:
$7,799

  • April 5, 2025 - April 20, 2025
  • May 3, 2025 - May 18, 2025
  • Oct. 4, 2025 - Oct. 19, 2025
  • Nov. 1, 2025 - Nov. 16, 2025
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The Greek Isles:  An Active Journey to Naxos, Santorini, and Crete description

The Greek Isles: An Active Journey to Naxos, Santorini, and Crete

Starting At:
$5,299

  • May 3, 2025 - May 12, 2025
  • June 7, 2025 - June 16, 2025
  • Sept. 6, 2025 - Sept. 15, 2025
  • Sept. 20, 2025 - Sept. 29, 2025
  • Oct. 4, 2025 - Oct. 13, 2025
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