G Adventures LAUNCHES NEW STYLE OF ADVENTURE TRAVEL

8 Sep 2009
Adventure Company Offers New Discovery Adventures Trip Style

Time to up the ante on your typical holiday – take a Discovery Adventures tour with G Adventures, and embark on a whole new way of adventure travel. Thirty-one exclusive trips to 18 worldwide destinations, the Discovery Adventures trip style will have you delving deep into the heart of cultures, engaging with wildlife and experiencing your trip of a lifetime.

The Discovery Adventures trip style offer truly affordable, comfortable and authentic experiences that go beyond the surface with in-depth, real-life encounters -- encouraging participants to become part of the local cultures that they have come to know through top-rated Discovery Channel programming. Each adventure tour is developed to include off-the-beaten-path experiences and deeper exploration into the history and traditions of each destination, delivering a non-traditional vacation.

Some of the deeper cultural experiences travellers will partake in on a Discovery Adventures include: in Mexico, visit families on the canals of Xochimilco and enjoy a Mexican picnic on the very boats that the locals use every day; in South Africa, visit local village schools in Manyeleti Reserve, meet the children and teachers and learn what rural life is like; in Southwest U.S., a guided tour of Monument Valley with Navajo Indian guide; in Brazil, partake in a traditional Brazilian Churrasqueria (BBQ) with a local family; in Egypt, take a felucca ride along the Nile and visit a Nubian Village; in India, encounter a spiritual awakening with a visit to Sarnath, the birthplace of Buddhism; in Costa Rica, experience an authentic cultural exchange with a local family at Dona Mara’s home, where she will have guests learning how to make home made tortillas.

Trips include arrival transfer, comfortable accommodations and some included activities. Prices start at $1,500 per person, excluding airfare and each tour consists of group sizes ranging from six to 15 people with trip lengths from three to 24 days. Visit our Trip Styles page to learn more.

About G Adventures
In 1990, Bruce Poon Tip launched G Adventures with the belief that other travellers would share his desire to experience authentic adventures in a responsible and sustainable manner. We have grown from a one-man show to an award winning company of over 700 employees. G Adventures is a world leader in adventure travel, offering more than 1,000 small group experiences, safaris and expeditions on all seven continents to more than 90,000 travellers a year. The company’s worldwide adventures focus on cultural interaction, wildlife encounters, and active travel. In recognition of our sustainable travel efforts, G Adventures has been given the Ethics in Action Millennium Award and Conde Nast Traveler's Green List Honoree. National Geographic Adventure Magazine awarded our company as Best 'Do it All Outfitter' on Earth. www.gadventures.com