National Geographic Expeditions Takes Adventurers to New Destinations in 2024
National Geographic Expeditions are taking travelers to new destinations in 2024!
Who’s ready to explore Bhutan, Colombia, and the Baltics?? Let’s take a look at where we’re going!
Bhutan is located on the eastern edge of the Himalayas and it’s known for its beautiful landscapes as well as its traditions and commitments to nature.
Bhutan adopted the Gross National Happiness Index was officially adopted in 2008 but has been practiced for centuries, and of the nine domains it includes culture, community, and the environment.
Explore architecture such as the Punakha Dzong, the golden Buddha Dordenma Statue, and the Divine Mad Monk Monastery, and participate in traditions such as butter lamp-lighting and even archery!
Travelers also get to dine with Bhutanese dignitaries and meet a Buddhist scholar and take a guided hike to Tiger’s Nest Monastery.
In Colombia, you can expect to dive into Afro-Caribbean culture and visit the UNESCO San Basilio de Palenque, the first free town for enslaved people in the Americas.
Travelers also get to tour the Gold Museum, the archaeological ruins of Taironaka, the wax palms of Cocora Valley, and more.
At the Tayrona National Park, you’ll learn about the cotton-top tamarin and how the Disney Conservation Fund supports the non-profit Proyecto Titi, which supports this monkey species, one of the most endangered primate species in the world.
Now let’s take a look at the Baltics, Estonia, Lithuania, and Latvia, where travelers can explore the rich history of Eastern Europe, including baroque architecture, medieval history, and more.
There will be exclusive visits to Cecis Castle and Gusmanas Caves, and the Rocca al Mare museum includes a life-sized representation of an 18th- to 19th-century rural fishing village.
Travelers will also have the opportunity to check out the Old Town Centers of Vilnius, Riga, and Tallinn, and the royal residential palace of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania rulers from the 16th and mid-17th centuries.
Bookings open on June 13th, 2023 and you can find more information at nationalgeographicexpeditions.com and by calling 888-732-2379 or 312-940-7403.
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