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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
Costa Rica Treetops and Trails: An Active Journey Explore the tropical forests of Costa Rica from trails to canopy, joining naturalists on walks and hikes
Costa Rica Treetops and Trails: An Active Journey
Explore the tropical forests of Costa Rica from trails to canopy, joining naturalists on walks and hikes
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
Tuscany and Cinque Terre: An Active Journey Hike, walk, and bike your way to the Cinque Terre, Lucca, and San Gimignano
Tuscany and Cinque Terre: An Active Journey
Hike, walk, and bike your way to the Cinque Terre, Lucca, and San Gimignano
Gorillas of Rwanda: An Active Journey Encounter mountain gorillas and experience Rwandan Culture
Gorillas of Rwanda: An Active Journey
Encounter mountain gorillas and experience Rwandan Culture

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

  • March 16, 2024 - March 23, 2024
  • July 13, 2024 - July 20, 2024
  • 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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Tuscany and Cinque Terre: An Active Journey description

Tuscany and Cinque Terre: An Active Journey

Starting At:
$4,899

  • April 19, 2024 - April 28, 2024
  • May 17, 2024 - May 26, 2024
  • 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. 12, 2025 - Sept. 21, 2025
  • Oct. 3, 2025 - Oct. 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

  • April 20, 2024 - April 30, 2024
  • May 18, 2024 - May 28, 2024
  • 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
  • Sept. 5, 2025 - Sept. 15, 2025
  • Sept. 19, 2025 - Sept. 29, 2025
  • Oct. 3, 2025 - Oct. 13, 2025
  • Oct. 17, 2025 - Oct. 27, 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

  • May 11, 2024 - May 19, 2024
  • July 13, 2024 - July 21, 2024
  • Sept. 14, 2024 - Sept. 22, 2024
  • 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

  • May 11, 2024 - May 21, 2024
  • July 13, 2024 - July 23, 2024
  • 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
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Gorillas of Rwanda: An Active Journey description

Gorillas of Rwanda: An Active Journey

Starting At:
$8,999

  • May 24, 2024 - May 31, 2024
  • Aug. 2, 2024 - Aug. 9, 2024
  • 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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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

  • June 8, 2024 - June 17, 2024
  • July 6, 2024 - July 15, 2024
  • Aug. 17, 2024 - Aug. 26, 2024
  • Sept. 7, 2024 - Sept. 16, 2024
  • June 21, 2025 - June 30, 2025
  • July 5, 2025 - July 14, 2025
  • Aug. 16, 2025 - Aug. 25, 2025
  • Aug. 30, 2025 - Sept. 8, 2025
  • Sept. 13, 2025 - Sept. 22, 2025
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Glaciers and Waterfalls: An Active Journey to Iceland description

Glaciers and Waterfalls: An Active Journey to Iceland

Starting At:
$4,999

  • June 8, 2024 - June 16, 2024
  • June 29, 2024 - July 7, 2024
  • 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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Tour du Mont Blanc: An Active Alpine Journey description

Tour du Mont Blanc: An Active Alpine Journey

Starting At:
$5,999

  • June 12, 2024 - June 21, 2024
  • July 10, 2024 - July 19, 2024
  • 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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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. 20, 2026 - March 4, 2026
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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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