Expedition Travel: Capturing hearts and minds

We are passionate about expedition travel!

Expedition trips take you to the most remote corners of the Earth and bring you closer to our planet’s most awe-inspiring destinations more than any other style of travel. Swim with sea lions in the magical Galapagos Islands, kayak alongside humpback whales in Alaska’s Inside Passage, witness the quiet power of polar bears striding along the pristine glaciers of Arctic Svalbard, or walk amongst thousands of friendly penguins on the shores of Antarctica... Read more


Featured Experts in Travel + Leisure

Named The Antarctica Trip Planners in Travel + Leisure’s "40+ Trips of a Lifetime" issue, we know and love the White Continent. We travel to Antarctica every year and have personally inspected all of the ships that we offer for Antarctic voyages. This in-depth personal knowledge, combined with the highest level of personal service, allows us to offer our clients expert advice and guidance.
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Condé Nast Traveler Top Travel Specialist

Handpicked by Condé Nast Traveler Magazine, ExpeditionTrips President Ashton Palmer is recognized as a 2013 honoree for Top Travel Specialist for Small Ship Expeditions, representing the best combination of expertise, access, and value. Ashton Palmer and our crew at ExpeditionTrips are experts on expedition travel, small ship cruises, and ensuring travelers experience their Trip of a Lifetime. Read more

Top Ten Reasons to Book with ExpeditionTrips

Since 1999, our team of dedicated expedition specialists has helped thousands of travelers research and arrange their trips of a lifetime to some of the planet’s most remote and awe-inspiring destinations (spanning all seven continents) including Antarctica, the Galapagos Islands, the Arctic, Africa, Peru, the Amazon, Alaska, Central America, the islands of the South Pacific, Baja, Australia, and beyond. Read more


A Galapagos Film Debut!

ExpeditionTrips' President, Ashton Palmer, ventured to the Galapagos again, this time to experience family travel at its very best. Exploring with him were his wife and four small children as they swam with sea lions, came face to face with a 150-year-old giant tortoise, and walked in Darwin's footsteps amongst frigate birds, iguanas, and blue-footed boobies. Read more