Intrepid Travel is offering $1 deposits on over 1,000 trips to more than 120 countries now through January 30 and is giving travel advisors a two percent bonus commission on bookings made during the promotion. The company is challenging everyone to accomplish their 2020 goals before the all-to-common resolution failure happens in mid-February by offering these $1 deposit trips departing between Feb. 15 and Dec. 31, 2020.
If your resolution was to exercise more, Intrepid recommends, Costa Rica: Raft, Surf & Kayak. The action-packed week includes cascading down the rapids of Pacuare Rivers, surfing in the Caribbean waters near Gandoca Manzanillo Wildlife Refuge, and paddling through waterways of Tortuguero National Park in search of monkeys, toucans, and jaguars
Eat healthier? Consider the 8-day Italy Vegan Food Adventure. Included is Venice’s first vegan restaurant and a hands-on cooking class in Bologna with an experienced local cook, hitting the local market beforehand to source fresh ingredients. Discover UNESCO World Heritage-listed San Gimignano, a gorgeous town in the hills of Tuscany known as the “medieval Manhattan,” and plus stay two nights in an all-vegan villa.
Reduce Stress? Portuguese Camino. Journey from Porto to the historic Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela on an alternative coastal Camino trail. On the way guests feast on the some of the best Spanish seafood and Albarino wine, and take restful stops in the seaside town of Vigo and, further inland, Caldas de Reis. They’ll also visit one of the wineries in the region of Caldas de Rei and have the opportunity to soak in the renowned hot springs in the area.
Have guests focus on spiritual growth. Spirit of Bali & Nusa Lembongan, which features a water purification ceremony at the traditional Tirta Sudamala temple, in which the body and soul will be cleansed in an ancient ritual. Travelers will also discover the secluded landscapes of rice fields and terraces on a guided Campuhan Ridge and local village walk, and learn about the traditional medicinal properties and health benefits of the Javanese Jamu drink. Throughout the tour, they’ll learn about true Balinese culture by diving into the sights, sounds and tastes of this slice of paradise.
Learn something new? Dive deep into natural India on Intrepid Travel’s 15-day India Expedition: Wilderness & Wildlife tour. Ancient tribal art and culture in Bhopal will be featured as well as the critically-endangered Indian Pangolin in Tadoba Andhari.