National Geographic Expeditions is looking ahead to its 2023 departures with Signature Land, Private Expedition and River Cruise itineraries all around the globe with knowledgeable National Geographic Experts and guides to help enrich the experience.

What Is It?

National Geographic Expeditions Signature Land trips boast a small group of 16-25 travelers and combine the best of exploration with an in-depth review of the history, culture, heritage and natural wildlife of a destination.



  • Costa Rica: Wildlife and Conservation (includes seven departure dates through May) leads travelers through the country’s rich biodiversity and conservation efforts. During this trip, explorers will visit wetlands and tropical rainforests where they may see sloths, monkeys, birds, frogs and more in their natural habitat; visit a family-run coffee, cacao and sugarcane plantation; join researchers at the Monteverde Institute to participate in cloud forest conservation projects; and journey to the Leatherback Turtle Trust to learn about monitoring turtles. Travelers will also stay in four different accommodations, each of which are chosen for their exceptional quality, location and character. National Geographic Expert, Vanessa Bezy, a National Geographic Society grantee, marine biologist and wildlife conservationist, will also join select departures to share her passion for conservation.
  • Patagonia
  • Egypt
  • India Borneo


National Geographic River Cruises take travelers to grand cities, forgotten villages and the endless countryside all while exploring some of Europe’s most historic waterways aboard world-class ships with AmaWaterways, a premier luxury river cruise line.

  • Complete with a curated itinerary designed by the National Geographic Expeditions team, Private Expeditions give travelers exclusive opportunities to explore extraordinary places with their chosen companions on their preferred dates. Private Expedition destinations include Egypt, Peru, Morocco, Ecuador and China. A full list of private expeditions is available here.

See it for Yourself

National Geographic Expeditions 2023 Signature Land, Private Expedition and River Cruise itineraries open to the public on January 13, 2022.

Guests who are eligible for early booking can also call 888-966-8687 directly to book their expedition.

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