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Mountain Travel Sobek has been featured in National Geographic Traveler, The New York Times, Men's Journal, Outside Magazine, The Today Show and more! Here is a sampling of recent media mentions: 

  • Explore the Sahara on the First-Ever U.S. Company–Led Tour Of Chad Travel+Leisure 2015 — Melissa Locker explains why it's well worth a little dust in your hair on MTS's pioneering tour of Chad
  • The World's Most Luxurious Hiking Trip: The Tour du Mont Blanc Forbes 2015 — Ann Abel enjoys a serious hike and serious luxury on MTS's circuit of the Mont Blanc massif
  • New Travel Options to Chad The New York Times 2015 — MTS is featured as the first North American outfitter to lead guests through this little-visited African country
  • Ancient Caravans of Chad San Francisco Chronicle and 2015 — Globetrotter highlights MTS as first U.S. tour operator to offer trips to Chad in 2015
  • Middle Fork of the Salmon River Condé Nast Traveler 2015 — MTS rivers expert Danilo Bonilla shares expert advice for booking last-minute trips to the Middle Fork of the Salmon River
  • Ancient Kingdoms of Sudan "50 Tours of a Lifetime" National Geographic Traveler 2015 — Our groundbreaking Sudan adventure is named one of National Geographic Traveler's 50 Tours of a Lifetime
  • Trek Back to 9th Century Indonesia AFAR Magazine 2015 — Explore traditional Indonesian villages and the world's most biodiverse marine national park with Mountain Travel Sobek
  • North America National Park Adventures Sunset Magazine 2015 — Spring feature highlights MTS’s new North America National Park adventures including Zion, Rocky Mountain, Death Valley and Bryce Canyon
  • Oman: Alternative Travel Destinations Men's Journal 2014 — MTS CEO and travel expert Kevin Callaghan recommends heading off the beaten track in the desert wilds of Oman
  • Laos & Cambodia: Big Sites Little Time Los Angeles Times 2014 — The LA Times features of our seven-day Laos and Cambodia adventure for the short-on-time traveler
  • World's Best Tour Operators Travel+Leisure 2011 — Mountain Travel Sobek named “World’s Best” in the Best Tour Operators & Safari Outfitters category
  • Galápagos Islands: Where the Pros Are Heading The New York Times 2009 — Our five Galápagos Islands adventures are featured for their shorter, combination itineraries and luxury options
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina: Hiking in the Heart of the Balkans Men's Journal 2008 — Our exciting hiking adventure in Bosnia and Herzegovina is highlighted as one of the summer's great fixed-price European adventures
  • Kilimanjaro with MTS NBC 2008 — NBC chose Mountain Travel Sobek to take the TODAY show's Ann Curry up Mount Kilimanjaro! Ann and her team broadcast several reports from their climb to the mountain's glaciers as a part of the series "TODAY Goes to the Ends of the Earth!"
  • MTS Private Travel Travel+Leisure 2008 — MTS's private adventures offered in 33 countries around the world are given special note in Travel & Leisure magazine's Guide to Going Off the Grid
  • Nicaragua: Volcanoes, Lakes, & Rainforest Los Angeles Times 2007 — Our Nicaragua adventure is highlighted as one of the most interesting countries where the U.S. dollar can still "go the distance"
  • Machu Picchu Inn to Inn The New York Times 2007 — Mountain Travel Sobek's Machu Picchu Inn to Inn trek was featured in the Sunday Travel section
  • Family Friendly Galápagos Adventure USA Today 2007 — Our Galapagos Adventure and other MTS family-friendly adventures are featured
  • Ecotourism: Traveling the World to Help Save It The New York Times 2006 — Our work to combat dams and deforestation by developing river-based ecotourism in China's Yunnan River Province (in conjunction with the Nature Conservancy) was highlighted

For press inquiries, please call or email Ashley King at Murphy O'Brien Public Relations, Tel: (310) 453-2539, Email: