GeoEx unveiled a new selection of itineraries for 2014, including new programs for Kenya, Colombia, Oman, Bhutan, West Africa, Myanmar and Patagonia.
“Warriors, Wildlife and Conservation” was designed for GeoEx by actor Edward Norton, who is also a devoted conservationist. The East African trip includes safari game drives, meetings with Maasai people and opportunities to see conservation projects in progress. It includes wildlife viewing from camps in the Chyulu Hills and the Masai Mara.
“Flavors of Colombia” is a new trip for exploring Colombia’s cities, villages and rainforest and opportunities to learn about coffee in the Coffee Triangle.
“Unexpected Oman” explores the Arab nation through the museums, markets and mosques of Muscat, the ancient port town of Sur, the beaches of Ras al Jinz and the dunes of the Wahiba Sands.
“Trek into Central Bhutan,” led by a native of Bhutan, with stops at Bumthang and Phobjkha Valleys, Thimphu and Paro.
“Mystical West Africa” travels off the tourist track to Benin, Togo, and Ghana, with traditional activities such as a bead-maker’s workshop, mask dances and voodoo ceremonies.
“Many Faces of Myanmar” travels into the recently opened Asian country nearly everyone now wants to see, including visits with animists of an An village and women of Akha, known for their headdresses, the temples of Bagan and a trip up the Irrawaddy River to Pakkoku by private boat.
“Untamed Patagonia” was created in partnership with Conservación Patagónica, including hiking from Chile into Argentina along a remote region and camping by mountain lake.