WHY IT RATES: This extremely particular one-off expedition will enable 12 vacationers to go on an 18-day journey from Tehran to Istanbul, a route that has not been traveled earlier than by Intrepid.—Mia Taylor, TravelPulse Senior Author.
Journey tour operator Intrepid Travel has formally opened functions for its one-off ‘Uncharted Expedition’ that can see 12 vacationers tackle a 2,200 mile journey throughout three borders and 4 international locations into the unknown.
The 18-day journey travels a route from Tehran to Istanbul that the world’s largest journey firm has not traversed earlier than.
“We have seen an appetite from travelers to be completely surprised. They put their faith in Intrepid delivering the best travel experience, as everything is an unknown on these trips, aside from adventure,” Intrepid Journey co-founder Darrell Wade stated.
This follows on from the success of the inaugural Uncharted Expedition launched final 12 months from Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan to Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia which offered out inside 36 hours, regardless of providing no itinerary to vacationers till the day of arrival.
Wade stated the ‘mystery’ journey harks again to the early days of Intrepid Journey the place labeled advertisements provided no particulars, only a name to discover a vacation spot.
“This is our way of returning to the roots of travel, and how our company began 30 years ago, by being on the frontier of destinations and experiences. Some of the best travel experiences are unplanned. In this case, all the planning has been done by our expert team,” Wade stated.
The 2020 Uncharted Expedition doesn’t give an excessive amount of away, however in the future you can be exploring a 3,000-year outdated village, the following day studying an historical language that doesn’t contain speech.
“Travelers have the rare chance to abandon expectations. While we can’t tell you where you’re going, we can tell you that it will be eye-opening. You’ll sleep in factories and rock caves, and eat boiled cow hoof soup,” Wade stated.
“You will bear witness to spiritual, archaeological, religious and political history. Humanity will come to light in a way you’d never expect,” Wade added.
Given the success of the inaugural Uncharted Expedition final 12 months, the appliance window shall be open for 4 weeks so that each traveler can apply to have this one-off expertise.
Vacationers can register their contact particulars from right this moment till July 9, 2019, with vacationers randomly chosen and notified by electronic mail within the second week of July.
The expedition will depart April 2020 and is a part of Intrepid’s Expeditions range, a method of journeys that the journey journey firm nonetheless makes use of to find new locations and take a look at new journey concepts.
Vacationers on the expedition shall be requested to supply suggestions, which can decide if the journey is added to Intrepid’s 2021 Expeditions providing.
The 18-day journey has been secretly deliberate with the steering and knowledgeable information of Intrepid’s vacation spot managers.
Intrepid’s Uncharted Expedition is priced at $3,740 per particular person, excluding flights. Areas are strictly restricted to 1 departure solely. To register your curiosity within the journey, go to: https://uncharted.intrepidtravel.com/
SOURCE: Intrepid Journey Group press launch