G Adventures has launched its newest style of travel – The Geluxe Collection. 28 trips are available to book now with departures from May 2024.
The trips will focus on “being physically active, with one-of-a-kind accommodation, elevated dining, and a heavy focus on community and culture” while ensuring that “as much money as possible stays in the hands of local people, every step of the way.”
Yves Marceau, VP of product for G Adventures, said:
“We’re rolling out the purple carpet with our new line of premium active trips; The Geluxe Collection.
“These trips have been carefully curated for people who enjoy adventure with a softer landing, yet still appreciate meaningful interactions with local people as part of their travel experience.
“Each day has been meticulously crafted to get travellers deeper into the destination, while still being physically active throughout their trip. Every meal tells the story of the people and place it came from.
“Accommodation is unique to the location, and all trips have community tourism at their core, so travellers form a richer connection with local people and their culture, while also giving back as they travel.”
Highlights include at least one “Your OMG Stay” and one “Your OMG Day” on every trip.
“Your OMG Stay” is a style of accommodation selected for its impressive history, design, or surrounding experiences.
These include the Cardamom Tented Camp in the Cardamom Mountains in Cambodia, Refugio Amazonas ecolodge in the Peruvian Amazon, glamping at Changa Safari Camp in Zimbabwe, and Mr and Mrs White Tinos, a stunning boutique hotel in the Greek Islands.
The “Your OMG Day” gives travellers the opportunity to personalize one of their days by picking between two different travel experiences on each trip.
Examples include a food walking tour in Tokyo, Japan, a Cape Malay cooking class in South Africa, a row boat ride and yoga session in Nepal with the Himalayas as a backdrop, and a Jeep safari focused on the cultural heritage of the Sahara that meets with nomads and villagers in southern Morocco.
The 16 countries featured at launch are Botswana, Cambodia, Costa Rica, Egypt, Greece, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Mexico, Morocco, Nepal, Peru, South Africa, Thailand, Vietnam and Zimbabwe.
The maximum group size is 16, with an average of 10-12 people per departure.
For more information, visit www.gadventures.com/geluxe
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