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Anticipating an upcoming adventure is sometimes just as exciting as the adventure itself. You’ll find yourself daydreaming about the elephants you’ll see in Chiang Mai, the bustling souks you’ll explore in Marrakech, or the views of Machu Picchu you’ll wake up to in Peru. Did you know that we can run a private departure for just your friends? You can even pick your own dates and customize the itinerary.

Good news, we are offering 20% OFF your private departure for published trips if you have a group of 10 or more and you contact us between November 28 - December 2! We definitely don't want you missing out on our 5 day Cyber Sale. 

1. This offer is only available to those paying in CAD or USD.

2. Promotion will be applied once confirmation of 10 passengers has been made with deposits. 

3. The offer applies to inquiries received between November 28 - December 2, 2016 for trips departing between January 15, 2017 and May 31, 2017. Trip must be confirmed with total of 10 passengers by Dec 31st, 2016.

4. The offer is valid on all “as-is” Geckos trips, but excludes any external sell-ins, short breaks, expeditions, sailing, overland, and Polar. See the 'Important Notes' section of our 'Trip Notes' or contact our sales staff if you are unsure if your desired trip is excluded. Offer does not apply to custom itineraries.

5. Private departures are only available on NEW departures dates. Private departures are not available on dates of current join-in departures.

5. The trip is subject to availability and confirmation by Geckos Adventures at time of booking.

6. A deposit of $100 USD/CAD is required at the time of booking.

7. Full payment is required at least 56 days prior to travel. If booking and traveling with less than 56 days to go until departure, full payment is needed at the time of booking.

8. There will be no extensions to the booking, travel or payment periods.

9. The offer can only be applied to new bookings. Under no circumstances will the discounts be applied to existing bookings.

10. The offer cannot be combined or used in conjunction with any other offers.

11. The offer cannot be applied to airfares, trip kitties, travel insurance, extra accommodation, single supplements, visas, gratuities etc.


  • International or internal flights unless specified
  • Kitty as specified in the Essential Trip Information
  • Extra Accommodation
  • single Supplements
  • Airport transfers, taxes and excess baggage charges unless specified
  • Meals other than those specified in the Essential Trip Information
  • Visa and passport fees
  • Travel insurance
  • Optional activities and all personal expenses
  • Gratuities

12. Geckos Adventures' Booking Conditions will also apply to the trip booked and it is imperative that you examine those conditions before booking with Intrepid Travel. The most up-to-date Booking Conditions are accessible at https://www.geckosadventures.com/booking-terms-and-conditions

13. As outlined in the Geckos Adventures Booking Conditions, travel insurance is compulsory for all Geckos Adventures travelers and should be taken out prior to or at the time of booking. See the Booking Conditions for more details.

14. Trip prices and itineraries are subject to change at any time, including after booking. If there is a significant price change to a trip that is outside the control of Geckos Adventures (i.e. a significant increase in third party service provider costs), travelers may need to be re-invoiced at the new price. Promotions and discounts will still apply to the new price. We reserve the right to impose surcharges up to 56 days before departure due to unfavorable changes in exchange rates, increases in airfares or other transportation costs, increases in local operator costs, taxes, or if government action should require us to do so.  

15. 20% off will be determined by pricing of nearest scheduled departure or average of nearest two departures.

16. If at any point before departure total group size drops below 10 passengers, travelers may be subject to cost increase and promotional amount is subject to change.  


Who we work with

Schools and Universities

We offer amazing flexibility and pricing for all types of student trips. Bring your class on an Intrepid trip of a lifetime and give parents peace of mind that their kids are travelling with one of the most experience operators in the world.

White-Label/To Market

Want to create and sell your very own itinerary? We will help you make your dream trip a reality and all you have to do is find people to go with you. A great way to travel for free, promote your own brand, and pocket a bit of spending money.

Friends and Family

Trips that include something for everyone. Activities, hotels, meals, the works. You name it and we make sure everybody gets what they want.

Travel Clubs and Special Interests

Photography trips, foodie crawls, and yoga retreats. We can put whatever spin you want on your trip and make it that much more memorable.


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Contact Private Groups: email usgroups@intrepidtravel.com or call 855-394-3021


What others are saying about our private departures

Great experience. Great support. Great Organization. Great service.  

- Michael S. 


Our leader was an outstanding guide. Professional and informative at all times. The itinerary was varied with something for all personalities types and interests.  

- Ben P. 

Central Europe

The trip was great! We had an outstanding leader, and Intrepid was able customize the itinerary to allow our friends to join us halfway through the trip.

- Joe D.