Finding time to reconnect as a family can be hard to coordinate, but long-time Zegrahm traveler, Tucker, knew she could count on our Private Travel team to corral her multi-generational group with a five-day adventure in Cape Town, South Africa in advance of joining Zegrahm’s Classic Botswana expedition. What was on the agenda to keep everyone in the family engaged? How about swimming with great white sharks for her adult kids and teenage grandkids, a cable car ride up to the top of Table...
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Zegrahm Expeditions Travel Blog
Welcome to the Zegrahm Expeditions Blog! Here you will find inspiration for your next adventure and information from your last adventure, produced by our field leaders, Seattle office staff, and contributing writers. You may filter this content by geographic region, by type—including blog post, field report (a daily recap of a past expedition with images), photo gallery, or video—or by topic. Explore your world, from our perspective.
For 25 years, we have been taking inquisitve travelers to the ends of the earth; in 2016, our trend continues. We're offering 35 unique adventures next year, 11 of which are brand-new itineraries! We think our line-up will inspire even the most well-traveled explorers; take a look at our new expeditions below and contact us at email@example.com or 206.285.4000, for any questions or to book today.
This year, we're celebrating our 25th anniversary in expedition travel! Since 1990, we have been committed to crafting innovative and industry-leading itineraries for curious explorers. To that end, we are pleased to be offering two very special, signature expeditions to celebrate this exciting milestone in our history, hosted by Zegrahm cofounders Mike Messick, Jack Grove, Peter Harrison, and Shirley Metz.
The Azores & Canary Islands
The dramatic volcanic...
In March 2014 we traveled to New Guinea, exploring both the remote islands of the region and the Asmat villages. We spent two full days meeting the "warriors" and learning about their unique culture. Enjoy Faces of the Asmat.
In March 2014 we traveled to New Guinea, exploring both the remote islands of the region and the Asmat villages. In Pulau Pualu Su, we were extremely lucky, and found a flying fox colony. Watch naturalist Rich Pagen tell you about this incredible experience.
In March 2014 we traveled to New Guinea, exploring both the remote islands of the region and the Asmat villages. Watch our expedition leaders take you through some of this incredible journey.
In 2012 Zegrahm cofounder, Jack Grove, led our annual journey to Las Islas Encantadas, Ultimate Galápagos. The trip was spectacular in every way, but Jack made a special connection with one of our passengers—10-year-old Ben Perez.
Mountain gorillas are one of the rarest animals on earth; fewer than 700 remain and there are none in captivity. To visit them on the forested slopes of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest ranks as one of life’s all-time greatest moments, an experience to be cherished long after the event.
There are about 340 mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, almost half the world’s population of these huge, yet gentle and endearing primates. Typically, they are found in family groups of...
Distinctive Turkey, 2008
Our time in Turkey is flying... In Ankara, The Museum of Anatolian Civilizations was fantastic; the exhibits are so well done and transport you through the different time periods and cultures. We had a wonderful lunch at an old Ottoman home within the ancient Citadel in the heart of the city, then had a rare chance to visit rooms not usually open to the public in the Mausoleum of Ataturk, thanks to our great guide, Yasar.
Coral reefs are tropical underwater wonders that have been on earth for millions of years. Not only are they the most complex, productive, and genetically diverse ecosystems on the planet, they are also among the most fragile, and therefore among the most easily degraded or imperiled.
A reef is made up of colonies of tiny coral animals related to jellyfish and sea anemones. The polyps live in extremely large colonies, and their interconnected calcium carbonate skeletons build layer...