NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Feb 28, 2013) - With spring upon us, there's no better time to start thinking about whisking the whole family away for some feel-good bonding with, not just the parents, but family friends and the grandparents too, away from the everyday distractions of Internet, schoolbooks, and television. The specialists at luxury private-guided tour company, Jacada Travel (www.jacadatravel.com), know how precious family time is. That's why, whether your family consists of wildlife lovers, history buffs, sports maniacs, or culture vultures, Jacada can create the perfect itinerary to quench any member's desires.
All of the itineraries listed below can be completely customized for families to enjoy at their own pace, ensuring your family is taking part in activities that everyone can handle, regardless of age and physical fitness.
From Ecuador to Peru: Ancient Incas and Galapagos Wildlife - from $7423 pp, 14 nights
Your family will explore the "Archaeological Capital of the Americas," journeying through the ruins of Machu Picchu one day, and then discovering the wildlife of the Galapagos Islands the next. Your days will be filled with exciting expeditions and your home base at night will be as comfortable as your very own, welcoming your family after each adventure-packed day.
An Enlightening Excursion: A Family-Friendly Trek & Andean Adventure - from $6785 pp, 9 nights
With an expert team of guides, you and your loved ones will spend the first 4 days passing through the beautiful Andes Mountains, stopping at glacial lakes, hot springs and even spending a night at the base of Machu Picchu on a trek through the Lares Valley. Then finish the trip by relaxing in the enchanting Andean city of Cusco. Designed to bring loved ones together, this trip gives your family the ideal chance to bond over the spellbinding country of Peru.
Nature Lovers & Bird Watchers Take Note: Wildlife Tour of Argentina - from $4844 pp, 12 nights
Showcasing top wildlife habitats in the country, this trip is a wide-eyed adventure for families that revel in the thrills of the natural kingdom. Traveling from Buenos Aires to the mighty Iguassu Falls, you'll journey into Argentina's northern wetlands for a secluded and unique encounter with nature, nomadic gauchos and ranch life in this lesser known part of the country. Then it's onto the Peninsula Valdes region, for the opportunity to observe (almost all to yourselves) the special marine wildlife and birds that congregate along this part of the Patagonian coastline.
The Animal Lover's Dream: Ultimate Kenyan Safari - from $10,728 pp, 14 nights
See Kenya's big game as you and your family get close to the rich Maasai culture and people. After a couple of days of R&R with the family just outside of Nairobi, you'll spend 3 nights of luxury camping in the stunning Chyulu Hills, going on bush walks, horseback riding and visiting local tribal villages. Then it's off to the Lewa Conservancy to spot black rhinos and other big game, followed by another safari adventure in the lush woodlands and Rhino-rich Solio Reserve. http://www.jacadatravel.com/Holidays/5709_the_ultimate_kenyan_safari_chyulu_hills_lewa_solio_and_the_maasai_mara&tab=Map
True Tribal Kenya: March with the Maasai - from $6802 pp, 9 nights
This Kenya adventure offers a deep cultural exchange with one of the most famous and oldest tribes on Earth -- The Maasai -- as they guide you on a 4-day walking trail through the magnificent and virtually untouched region of the Loita Forest. You'll spend the next 2 nights tracking big game in the Maasai Mara National Park. Finally, spend your last 3 nights soaking up incredible Kenya in the Maasai Mara North Conservancy, learning about the customs and traditions of your local Maasai guides.
Majestic Wildlife: South Africa Family Safari Explorer - from $8227 pp, 12 nights
Enjoy the best malaria-free Safari reserves and lodges ideal for families, so the children will have an enjoyable and educational trip. You'll see an enormous range of animals in a variety of habitats. Take part in various family-friendly activities such as "junior ranger" programs, designed to make sure the kids have fun during their stay.
About Jacada Travel:
Jacada Travel is the leading expert in personalized private-guided luxury travel to Latin America and Africa. Founded in 2008 by Alex Malcolm, Jacada Travel offers unique and inspired itineraries for travelers seeking a truly personal travel experience with discreet, attentive service from start to finish. For more information, please visit: www.JacadaTravel.com.