Exodus Travels has tapped into the trends in 2023 and is offering travellers some tips on how to have transformative, meaningful, and healing experiences when travelling in the coming year.
Consider the following:
Calling All Citizen Scientists
Going beyond sustainability, regenerative travel is a strong trend for 2023, with travellers wanting to do more when it comes to taking care of the planet we call home.
As part of that, Exodus has teamed up with NatureMetrics and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) in support of the eBioAtlas. Together, they have set up a process by which travellers take freshwater samples on their special Citizen Science departures that will be used to help support conservation action and inform world biodiversity policy.
One such trip includes the Portugal: Walking & Wine – Premium Adventure: This eight-day, guided group trip is part of Exodus’ Premium Adventures and takes travellers on a deep-dive into the premier wine region of Portugal, the UNESCO-listed Douro Valley.
Citizen Science departures: May 7-14 and Sept. 3-10, 2023. Priced from CA$3,795 per person.
Add a Little Bit of … Spice
Last year, Exodus unveiled its new line-up of Premium Adventures in response to the fierce demand it saw for elevated, off-the-beaten-path trips paired with larger-than-life experiences and epic accommodations. In 2023, the demand for luxury remains strong, with the tour operator already seeing a strong desire for even more choice – and indeed, Exodus has added 20 new adventures to its Premium line-up. For example, there’s the new Tuscan Hills & Chianti Wines – Premium Adventure: A brand-new addition to Exodus’ offering, this eight-day guided group walking & trekking adventure is based out of an exclusive country home located on the edge of the Chianti winelands, close to the medieval town of San Gimignano. Visit Florence and Siena, explore timeless villages and the quaint walled town of Certaldo, savour exclusive wine-tasting experiences, and more.
Departures available throughout 2023. Priced from CA$4,195 per person.
The Hot List
With the opening of the highly anticipated Grand Egyptian Museum set for next year, Egypt is well primed to become a top tourist destination for 2023. It’s also a landmark time in Egypt’s history to visit; this month marks 100 years since King Tut’s tomb was discovered. Having lifted its COVID restrictions last summer, pyramid-hopping and hot air balloon rides over Luxor’s ancient sites are back in business with a vengeance, and Exodus features a selection of itineraries in Egypt, including a Premium Adventure and a special RCGS departure with Joseph Frey later in the year, among others.
For example, Exodus Travels offers a nine-day itinerary , including a Nile Cruise with departures available throughout 2023. Priced from CA$2,545 per person.
Bike tourism continues to grow, offering an active getaway that invites travellers to enjoy all the benefits of being outdoors while also providing an immersive look at a destination. And cycling trips are more accessible than ever thanks to e-bikes, which are available as an option on 98 of Exodus’ cycling itineraries worldwide.
A sample tour includes Cycling in Sicily with departures available throughout 2023. Priced from CAD$2,895 per person.
Give Yourself Time
If hiking the Inca Trail, getting up-close to the chimps and gorillas of Uganda, or taking a tiger Safari in India are on your travel wish list for 2023, Exodus recommends booking those trips ASAP given the limited number of permits available and longer processing times for visas that are required to visit these places.
Exodus Travels has an eight-day Inca Trail priced from CA$2,675 per person; a 10-day Chimps & Gorillas of Uganda trip priced from CA$7,595 per person; and a 16-day India Tiger Safari priced from CA$5,045 per person.
Go to www.ExodusTravels.com for more.