Intrepid Family Tours

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Intrepid get it – travel’s a big decision. It’s not every day you fly across the world to wander the souks of Marrakech or enjoy a dreamy Angkor sunrise. But for Intrepid, it’s been their everyday for the past three decades. Let’s just say they know what travellers really want: a balance of inclusions and free time, a mix of classic highlights and local secrets you won’t find on Google. And of course, an authentic real-life experience.

Their leaders are born and raised in-country, and they know their destination better than anyone. So, you’ll do more than just see a place, you’ll live it. Small groups, big adventures and responsible travel – that’s Intrepid's thing.


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Vietnam Family Holiday

12 nights from $1,616*pp / $1,454*pp (child price)


With great food, lush scenery and lots of warm, friendly locals, the whole family will fall in love with Vietnam. Sail beautiful Halong Bay. Delight at water puppets in Hanoi. Learn about rich emperors in Hue. Get a new outfit tailor-made in Hoi An. Maybe even take a dip in the Vietnam East Sea. With so much to share and do together, you'll experience the culture, flavours, and highlights of a Vietnamese adventure your family will always remember.

Travel Dates: 15 April – 27 April 2020 | 28 June – 10 July 2020 | 18 Sept – 30 Sept 2020


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Inclusions

Meals
11 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 2 dinners

Transport
Boat, Minibus, Overnight sleeper train, Plane, Private Bus

Accommodation
Hotel (9 nights), Overnight Boat (1 night), Overnight Sleeper Train (1 night), Homestay (1 night)


Included activities

  • Complimentary Airport Arrival Transfer
  • Hanoi - Temple of Literature
  • Hanoi - Water puppet show
  • Hanoi - Ho Chi Minh Complex: Ho Chi Minh, Stilt House and Museum
  • Hanoi - Koto Restaurant lunch
  • Hanoi - Museum of Ethnology
  • Halong Bay - Overnight boat cruise with seafood lunch and dinner
  • Hue - Perfume River cruise
  • Hue - Royal tomb of Emperor Tu Duc
  • Hue - Imperial Citadel
  • Hoi An - Orientation walk
  • Hoi An - Old Town walking tour
  • Ho Chi Minh City - Orientation Walk
  • Mekong Delta - Boat cruise and homestay
  • Mekong Delta - Soya bean workshop
  • Mekong Delta - Local market visit

Highlights

  • A cyclo tour of Hanoi is an excellent introduction to bustling inner-city Vietnam, and the novelty of travelling on these three-wheeled wonders is a thrill for all ages
  • There's a great mix of included activities and free time, which is perfect in atmospheric destinations like Hoi An, with the beach just a short bike ride away
  • Halong Bay is not only an amazing and unique natural wonder – it's a proper escape from the world around you. Sleep under the stars on a comfortable cruise boat and enjoy a sumptuous lunch and dinner on board
  • By dining at KOTO in Hanoi, you and your family will not only feast on dellicious northern specialties, you'll be supporting an excellent cause that helps connect street kids with careers in hospitality
  • One of the many advantages of group travel is the social aspect, and kids often have playmates, giving you a little more time to relax

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Japan Family Holiday

11 nights from $4,856 pp / $4,370 pp – child’s price


Gather up the brood and embark on an adventure through the Land of the Rising Sun on this 12-day family tour of Japan. From the houses of ancient emperors to technological gizmos, this tour packs in the best stuff to see and do as a family, plus plenty of time to kick back and soak it up in the onsen. Learn the art of calligraphy in Tokyo, feast on sushi at the famous Tsukiji Fish Market, ride the Hakone ropeway for views of Mt Fuji and immerse yourself in Japanese culture in Kyoto. With the local expertise of your leader to draw on at every step of the way, this is a family holiday that’s sure to yield lifelong memories.

Travel Dates: 29 June – 10 July 2020 | 19 Sept – 30 Sept 2020 | 03 Oct – 14 Oct 2020


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Inclusions

Meals
11 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 3 dinners

Transport
Bullet Train, Train, Cable Car, Taxi, Tram

Accommodation
Hotels (7 nights), Ryokan (4 nights)

 


Included activities

  • Tokyo - Japanese & Calligraphy lesson
  • Tokyo - Sensoji Temple
  • Tokyo - Okonomiyaki dinner on boat
  • Tokyo - Yoyogi-kōen
  • Tokyo - Seafood market & sushi lunch
  • Tokyo – Harajuku walk
  • Hakone - Lake Ashinoko boat cruise
  • Hakone - Cable car/Ropeway
  • Hakone – Karakuri Secret Box Museum
  • Hiroshima – Peace Park and A-Bomb Dome
  • Hiroshima - Miyajima Island
  • Himeji - Himeji Castle
  • Kyoto - Nishiki-Koji Market
  • Kyoto - Gion District walk
  • Kyoto - Fushimi Inari Shrine
  • Kyoto - Arashiyama sightseeing
  • Kyoto - Tenryuji Temple
  • Kyoto - Hozu River ride

Highlights

  • Japan is an exhilarating and unique destination that also happens to be incredible safe, which makes it a great fit for families travelling with kids of any age.
  • Let Tokyo dazzle the whole family. Feast on market-fresh sushi, try your hand at calligraphy and cook your own okonomiyaki on a cruise around Tokyo Bay.
  • Ride the Hakone ropeway then relax in the soothing waters of an onsen. These hot-spring baths are the perfect antidote to a couple of days of walking around Tokyo.
  • From the tiny stalls in the back streets of Tokyo to the Nishiki-Koji Market, your leader will help you and your family navigate Japan’s dizzying cuisine and find something for everyone.
  • Learn about an important chapter of Japan’s history at the Hiroshima Peace Park, followed by a visit to the relaxing island of Miyajima where deer roam the streets.

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Morocco Family Holiday

7 nights from $716 pp / $644 pp – child’s price


Imagine a country with the charisma of Europe, the passion of Africa and the charm of the Middle East. A place where ancient cultures are intertwined with dramatic landscapes and time-worn medinas give a glimpse into imperial cities of the past. Now, the whole family can fall under Morocco’s spell on an action-packed adventure from magical Marrakech to the old pirate port of Essaouira, covering everything from camel-clad deserts to pristine beaches along the way. So whether it’s in spice-infused back alleys, among crumbling Roman ruins or below the snow-capped Atlas Mountains – the allure of Morocco will prove impossible to ignore.

Travel Dates: 11 Apr – 18 Apr 2020 | 11 July – 18 July 2020 | 26 Sept – 03 Oct 2020


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Inclusions

Meals
7 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 3 dinners

Transport
Minivan

Accommodation
Hotel (4 nights), Gite (1 night), Riad (2 nights)

Included activities

  • Armed - Bread cooking demonstration
  • Camel Ride
  • Taroudant Tannery
  • Marrakech - Guided walking tour

Highlights

  • Morocco is a real feast for the senses. Sip sweet mint tea in rural villages, see goats climbing trees in the desert, and tap your foot to traditional Berber musicians in Marrakech
  • Adventure into the Atlas Mountains and stay with a Berber family for an insight into traditional Moroccan life.
  • With French, Portuguese and Jewish influences, Essaouira is about as exotic as it gets. Feast on fresh-caught seafood, explore unique art galleries and be dazzled by a blue-specked townscape
  • Witness the magnificent rolling waves of the Atlantic ocean from the back of a camel

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Nepal Family Holiday with Teenagers

10 nights from $1,976 pp / $1,778 pp – child’s price


For centuries, Nepal has been luring travellers with its snow-capped peaks and the tales of adventure that come from ‘the roof of the world’. Now, your family can see what all the fuss is about on their very own Himalayan Adventure – an action packed tour of Nepal’s most captivating towns, cities and scenery. Forget Hillary and Norgay, there’s no better feeling than reaching the end of an Annapurna trek as a family, taking home memories and photographs to last a lifetime. From quirky Kathmandu, across the Himalayas and into the steamy jungles of Chitwan, this adventure tour through Nepal will broaden the mind and invigorate the sprit.

Travel Dates: 28 June- 08 July 2020; 05 July – 15 July 2020; 20 Sept – 30 Sept 2020


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Inclusions

Meals
10 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 5 dinners

Transport
Boat, Minibus, Plane

Accommodation
Hotel (8 nights), Eco Village (1 night), Camping (1 night)


Included activities

  • Bhaktapur - Guided walk
  • Bhaktapur - Changu Narayan Temple
  • Pokhara - Phewa Tal Lake boat trip
  • Annapurna foothills - Half Day Trek
  • Pokhara- Tibetan Refugee camp
  • Pokhara - International Mountain Museum
  • Seti River - White Water Rafting
  • Chitwan National Park - Cultural Performance
  • Chitwan - Chitwan National Park - Jeep Safari (Half Day)

Highlights

  • Discover Nepal with a both leisurely and adventurous introduction to its people, traditions and of course its iconic mountains
  • Experience the incredible hospitality and welcoming nature of the Nepali people – sip chai in mountain teahouses and stay in the beautiful, family-run Astam Eco Village
  • Trek into the incredible Annapurna Range, through remote villages that offer superb panoramic views of the mountains
  • Work together as a family to battle the rapids of the Seti River, then drift down an isolated jungle-wrapped gorge to camp on a sandy, wilderness-surrounded beach
  • Strap on your safari hat and head deep into the jungles of Chitwan National Park – search out hidden tigers in a jeep, and look out for crocs while floating in a dugout canoe

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*Terms and Conditions: 10% discount applies to Intrepid small group Family tours departing between 01 February to 15 December 2020. Discount excludes Polar, Expeditions, Short Break Adventures, Urban Adventures, Asia Passes, private groups, Adventure Cruising operated by Variety and tours operated by external 3rd party suppliers. Discount applies to new bookings only, made and deposited at any Express Travel Group Australia store from 01 February to 29 February 2020. The discount applies to the land tour price only and cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer and are not combinable. Discount does not apply to local payments/kitty, permits, additional travel arrangements, international and local airfares. A deposit of $400 per person, per tour is required on booking with full payment due at least 56 days prior to departure. A $99 deposit per trip is applicable on tours in the 18 to 29s range only. If booking within 56 days of departure, full payment is due immediately. All tours are subject to availability. Prices are per person based on twin share accommodation, low season and include the discount. Prices, itineraries and inclusions are subject to change without notice.