UNESCO World Heritage Sites are at the vanguard of preservation of the world's precious natural and cultural history, and many of Mountain Travel Sobek's journeys feature some of the best.
Nestled in the Caribbean Sea less than 100 miles from the tip of the United States, Cuba's influence looms large over the history of America itself. This gallery gives you a chance to be in the passenger seat as MTS Cuba Program Director Laura Parent traveled to Cuba to find out for herself what makes this complex place tick.
I recently returned from our Walking Japan trip, and I found exploring Japan primarily on foot and by local train to be a leisurely-paced journey that offers an intimate experience you probably couldn’t get any other way. It’s a well-balanced mix of Kyoto’s elegance, the countryside’s serenity, and even a bit of Tokyo’s modern verve, with each layer perfectly complimenting the others.
Pura Vida. Literally translated, it means "Pure Life," and that's what abounds in one of our perennial favorite destinations—Costa Rica. Home to a vast array of wildlife and wild adventure experiences, this jewel of Central America never fails to impress.
Mountain Travel Sobek program directors are always on the lookout for cool new trips to share with our guests, and there will be plenty to look forward to in 2018. One that we're particularly excited about is "Cycling the Country Roads of Eastern Europe," a 345-mile back roads biking journey through Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, and Montenegro...