Travel + Leisure A-List Award Winner!

We’re beyond excited to announce Jordan’s recognition on the 2019 Travel + Leisure A-List – a collection of the world’s top travel advisors – for the 7th year in a row! As with every big accomplishment, it takes a village: for Jordan (and Knowmad) it’s the combination of like-minded travelers and a rockstar team of Trip and Operations Specialists that made this award possible. Thank you all!

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What is the best Antarctica Cruise for Me?

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Antarctica is unlike any other destination in the world: a vast expanse of nearly untouched, pristine wilderness, striking blue glaciers, and incredible marine wildlife. Once you’ve decided to travel to Antarctica, the question then becomes “What’s the best Antarctica cruise for me?” What are the options, and where do you begin? How can you seamlessly integrate your cruise with the logistics involved in reaching one of the most remote regions on the planet? Below, Knowmad Trip Specialist Krista helps you navigate different vessel and expedition options while outlining important factors to consider and, ultimately, will get you the best savings and rates.

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What’s Love Got to Do with It? Knowmad Founders Toast 10 Years with South America Anniversary Trip

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A story told an infinite amount of times, crossing centuries, cultures and borders. Boy meets girl. Girl meets boy. Love. Marriage. Kids. And, if you’re especially blessed, growing old together. And yet, there is always a sense of awe, gratitude, and sheer luck when one’s found it. Love, actual love.

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Beyond Machu Picchu: Explora Sacred Valley, Luxury Hotel in Peru

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The Sacred Valley is often overlooked; sometimes folded into itineraries as a region to traverse on your way to the infamous Machu Picchu or merely a place to acclimatize before a trek on the Inca Trail. Truly the cultural and natural heart of Andean Peru, the valley has so much more to offer. Discover why a stay at Explora’s newest luxury lodge may be just the reason you needed to jump start planning your trip.

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Condé Nast Traveler Top Travel Specialists We Trust Award

Starting a business takes courage and leadership, tireless dedication and a steady vision even when faced with challenges, and a team devoted to the same values and ideals. Receiving the Condé Nast Traveler Top Travel Specialist We Trust award gives us the opportunity and reminder to slow down and congratulate each other on all of the goals – big and small – that we accomplish each day. We are so grateful Jordan has been recognized on this list for the 5th year in a row, thank you!

Custom Argentina + Antarctica Trip: Unforgettable Antarctica Cruise from South America

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Getting to the southernmost continent in the world is not easy but that’s not to say it must be a combination of tiring and long travel days. Below we share a Knowmad traveler’s trip to Antarctica by way of Argentina, with adventurous, relaxing, and fun days spent in Buenos Aires, Ushuaia, and Tierra del Fuego National Park, all before they embarked on their once-in-a-lifetime Antarctica expedition.

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1-Day Inca Trail Trek to Machu Picchu

There are two ways to get to Machu Picchu: hiking the Inca Trail or taking a train and bus combo. At Knowmad Adventures, a travel company that creates innovative and custom trips to South America, we find when travelers hear ‘The Inca Trail’ it often summons images of tent camping and multiple days of difficult hiking. But did you know you can hike just a part of the Inca Trail to get to Machu Picchu? An alternate option to the full Inca Trail, this fantastic single-day hike culminates at the Intipunku Sun Gate overlooking the mysterious citadel of Machu Picchu just as the Incas did centuries ago.

Discover how to incorporate the one-day Inca Trail into a full-length, custom Peru itinerary by connecting with a Knowmad Trip Specialist today at 612-315-2894. Please note that Knowmad Adventures does not offer this as a single day excursion, only as part of a complete trip. 

 

 

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Book Now and Save – A Collection of South America’s Best Adventures at Unheard of Values

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With travelers rushing to get plans on the books, these limited-time deals won’t last. This is a collection of incredible saving opportunities on some of South America’s greatest adventures.

  • Up to 38% off on some of the best guided expedition vessels in the Galapagos – La Pinta, Santa Cruz, and Isabela – for sailings through August. Free Galapagos airfare ($500 per person value) for expeditions from September to December. Book by July 15th.
  • $500 off per person on select Galapagos land-based adventures of 7 days or more.
  • 50% off for travel companion on the Amazon’s premier small ship expedition cruises Delfin I and Delfin III. Book by July 15th.
  • Up to 35% off on Luxury Class Evolution and Grace sailings through August, and $650 off per person on September – December sailings.
  • $300 off per person for custom Peru trips. Book by July 15th.

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