Category Archives: Trip Journals

Adventures In The Cordillera Blanca of Peru

Over the past two weeks, our South America program director, Gretchen, has been exploring the Ancash region of Peru. Read on to hear about wild treks, hidden glacial lakes, towering peaks and cozy mountain huts all found in the Cordillera … Continue reading

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Trip Report — Uganda Gorillas & Chimpanzees (November 2018)

Staff Member: Dan Crandall Trip: Uganda / 10-days November-December 2018 Destinations in Uganda: Kampala,  Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, Murchison Falls, Kibale National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Bwindi, Lake Mburo National Park Overview Famed for its rare gorillas and chimpanzees, Uganda offers a … Continue reading

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Family Gallivanting Through Peru: Machu Picchu and Beyond

This family group of five just returned from a customized version of our 7-Day Peru: Machu Picchu Tour by Train. Read on to hear about their adventure! “We used AWR last year for our Galapagos trip and we were blown … Continue reading

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Diving Into The Highlights of Bolivia!

This couple just returned from a customized version of our Highlights of Bolivia adventure. Their trip included: Spending the night on the shores of stunning Lake Titicaca Visiting the culturally rich capital of La Paz Exploring the Unesco world heritage … Continue reading

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Incredible Indonesia: Part 2 of The Incredible Beattie and Washer Family 2018 SE Asia Adventure

The Beattie and Washer families have already completed several epic journeys with Adventures Within Reach. At AWR we love helping our guests with select adventure destinations beyond what we list on our website. We have specialist local guide connections in … Continue reading

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Spectacular Sri Lanka: Part 1 of The Incredible Beattie and Washer Family 2018 SE Asia Adventure

The Beattie and Washer families have already completed several epic journeys with Adventures Within Reach. At AWR we love helping our guests with select adventure destinations beyond what we list on our website. We have specialist local guide connections in … Continue reading

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Family of Six Does The Amazon

This family of six just returned from a fun family summer adventure to the Peruvian Amazon. Read on to hear mom’s account of their journey! “We had an incredible time – we loved The Inkaterra Field Guide Station (it was … Continue reading

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Hiking In Torres del Paine Was An Amazing Experience!

This family of 9 just returned from hiking the W-trek in Torres del Paine, Chile. Read on to hear their account: “We would highly recommend Gretchen and AWR to friends and others for their travel needs. Our trip was great … Continue reading

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Puritama Hot Springs: An Oasis in the Atacama Desert

Last month, our South America Program Director, Gretchen Traut, along with her husband, Diego Arelano, were traveling in Chile’s Atacama Desert and got to trek to the Puritama Hot Springs while staying Explora Atacama! Take part in their adventure with … Continue reading

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Atacama: An Adventurer’s Playground

From Salta, in northwestern Argentina, I planned to head east and visit Chile’s Atacama Desert. I had been there in 2014 for a week and was left completely mesmerized. The contrast of fiery-colored canyons, impressive dunes, enchanting hot springs and … Continue reading

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