Costa Rica's Northern Wildlife Hotspots (September 25 - October 2, 2021)

Join R2R Co-founder Sheridan Samano for this unforgettable 8-day exploration of Costa Rica’s northern wildlife hotspots.  Highlights include Rio Celeste and Tenorio Volcano National Park, Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge, and Rincon de la Vieja National Park.  This trip is scheduled to correspond to an increased likelihood of witnessing an olive ridley sea turtle arribada (“mass arrival”) at Ostional Wildlife Refuge.

Botanical Wonders of Brazil’s Estrada Royal - Collaboration w/ Denver Botanic Gardens (October 3-11, 2021)

Brazil’s Estrada Real or Royal Road is a series of historic routes spanning the states of Minas Gerais, São Paolo, and Rio de Janeiro dating back more than 300 years. The Estrada Real offers awe-inspiring landscapes and colonial towns filled with magnificent Baroque architecture.  This area is also home to one of the most revolutionary landscape architects of all time – Roberto Burle Marx. Join Nick Snakenberg, Associate Director of Horticulture at Denver Botanic Gardens, for this unforgettable 9-day journey. 

Frida Kahlo's Mexico City (October 6-11, 2021)

Frida Kahlo is one of the most iconic ambassadors for Mexico and she was most inspired by her home, Mexico City. One of the most eclectic and exciting capitals in the world, Mexico City offers visitors the perfect mix of old and new. Discover places important in Frida’s life from her student days at San Ildefonso College to her adult years living in the neighborhoods of San Angel and Coyoacán. Join us as we explore Mexico City through the eyes of an icon.

Día de los Muertos in Mexico - Collaboration with Denver Botanic Gardens (October 28 - November 3, 2021)

Denver Botanic Gardens and Reefs to Rockies are offering an unforgettable trip to Mexico during its most important celebration of the year – Día de los Muertos. 

This 8-day journey takes you to Mexico City, Puebla and Oaxaca.  Combining these three cities offers visitors a unique opportunity to explore the rich history and long-standing traditions of this beautiful celebration. We’ve included museums, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, demonstrations by artists working in traditional methods, and even a special cooking class to create an engaging tour that is sure to get you into the spirit of Día de los Muertos.

Indonesia's Exquisite Birds of Paradise (November 9-18, 2021)

Join us for this unforgettable small-ship expedition cruise to Indonesia – a region that is home to myriad cultures, the Spice Islands, mighty Komodo dragons, giant manta rays, exquisite birds of paradise, and is all-in-all one of the last and most astonishing frontiers in adventure travel on Earth.

Winter Birding in Minnesota (December 18-21, 2021)

Known among birders as THE place to find northern owls and finches in winter, the Sax-Zim Bog offers a ‘magic mix’ of habitats that attracts a unique array of species not found in other parts of the United States. Nicknamed the ‘Arctic Riviera’ by in-the-know local guides, the bog is about as far south as these boreal specialties get in the lower 48. 

Sax-Zim’s winter mix of seasonal migrants is unmatched. Get ready for Minnesota’s winter birding wonderland!

In Search of Polar Bears and Pack Ice w/ Oceanwide Expeditions (June 15-22, 2022)

Start your North Spitsbergen cruise with a trek around historic Longyearben, then join our expedition to the north of the island to take in the fantastically beautiful landscapes, the thousands of seabirds, and of course the star of the show, the polar bear.

Cabins starting from $5500 per person, double occupancy.

Walrus and whale images courtesy of Oceanwide Expeditions.