Intrepid launches 10 new premium trips – Travel Weekly

Intrepid Travel is rolling out 10 new tours as part of its Intrepid Premium range, visiting stunning destinations across Europe and the Americas.

The new trips come a year and a half after the launch of Intrepid very first Premium collection with the aim of attracting high-end travelers with hand-picked accommodations, private transport, train travel and a range of signature stays and exclusive experiences.

The 10 new tours, including six new trips to Europe and four new trips to North and South America, bring the total number of Intrepid Premium trips to 97, spanning 42 countries and five continents.

The six new European routes will mark the first Premium tours in the Baltics, the Balkans and northern Spain, and bring the total Intrepid Premium offering in Europe to 25 tours.

The launch will also mark the first Premium route in the United States with the introduction of Alaska.

“As we aim to become a global leader in sustainable, experiential travel, we have identified that many of our customers are looking for a premium product with purpose,” said Sarah Clark, Intrepid Managing Director for ANZ.

“We saw Premium as an opportunity to build a new style of touring that ensures local communities truly benefit from high-value tourism.

“Our aim is also to bring back more of our officers and advisers to create job security for Australians at this crucial time.”

Monteverde Forest Bridge, Costa Rica (provided)

Highlights of the new tours’ signature stays and experiences include:

Upscale Sicily – two unforgettable nights in the Sicilian countryside in the “Feature Stay” accommodation, Baglio della Luna Foresteria, a country estate built in a medieval watchtower.

Premium Patagonia – three nights in a beautiful and sustainable ‘Feature Stay’ hotel offering fantastic amenities and first-class views of the surrounding mountains and fjord – your gateway to Torres del Paine National Park. Plus, spend the day with penguins on Martillo Island in the world’s southernmost town.

Upscale Alaska – includes a private transfer to the Fairbanks Railroad Depot where you’ll board your Deluxe Dome wagon for the scenic journey south to the town of Denali, gateway to Denali National Park.

High-End Costa Rica In-Depth – spend time with a local family and learn how to create traditional dishes in their kitchen, and visit Matambu, the only indigenous territory of the Chorotegan people, to learn ancient pottery techniques passed down from generation to generation.

Discover the whole collection HERE.

Featured image: Mount Fitz Roy, Patagonia (provided)

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