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Balinese Mud Wrestling

Mepantigan is a form of Balinese wrestling that combines self-defence techniques, traditional dancing and fun in the mud. Mepantigan which mean “to throw” are represented in the act.  The act are accompanied with gamelan music (a form of Balinese percussion ensemble) while participants grapple in knee-deep mud with the aim to trip and throwing their opponent down into the mud.

Established by Putu Witsen Widjaya in 2003, a taekwondo martial arts champion, Mepantigan foundation hosts direct courses in the basics of the practice as a stress reliever, releasing negative energy and fitness builder. Visitor donations from each half-day session help to fund the education of young students from the surrounding area of Batubulan which serve as the the foundation’s instructors.

Visitor also able to taste a variety of unique named drink such as “Tirta Oleng”, “Balinese Mud Coffee”, and “Natural Mud Fried rice” as their lunch menu.

7 Days in Costa Rica – Classic (Self-Drive)

Set off on this Epic 7 day trip through Costa Rica’s must see locations. From jungle to beach you will get to explore the amazing wildlife rich park of Manuel Antonio National Park, before heading off to the cloud forest of Monteverde, ending in the adventure packed town of La Fortuna at the base of Arenal National Park.

*This package trip requires a minimum of 2 people.

*Can be customized upon request, to meet travelers needs

*6 Nights Hotel/Lodge 3 Star accommodation (upgrades on request)

*Meals = (B) Breakfast

Trip Extensions available on request.

Osa Peninsula to Dominical

Pristine rainforests, rugged beauty and extreme biodiversity defines the Osa Peninsula an off the beaten track location ripe for adventure. The other half of this 8 day trip takes you to the beach front town on Dominical known for its surfing, beaches, whale watching and waterfalls.

*This package trip requires a minimum of 2 people.

*Can be customized upon request, to meet travelers needs

*7 Nights Hotel/Lodge accommodation

Experience Greece: Athens, Crete & Santorini- 10 Days

Greece’s blue and white Greek islands are famous, yet there are also hidden aspects of this incredible country that have unique beauty of their own. Our trip starts in Athens, once the center of the ancient world, now a modern and multi-cultural capital. Get to know the great cultural heritage of the birthplace of democracy, and experience the diversity of arts and entertainment of a vivid contemporary city. After Athens, we travel to Crete, which is the biggest island in Greece, and the birthplace of Minoan civilization and the most ancient in Europe.

Escape the over toured areas, and focus mainly on the rugged splendor of the White Mountains, touring around traditional mountain villages and hiking in the areas beautiful gorges and south coast paths along the Libyan sea. With stunning and varied beaches for all types of travelers, we keep it interesting! And, last but not least, we visit Santorini. Sense the real beauty and feel the essence of the Greek Islands. Hike, swim, kayak and discover breathtaking views in our specially designed unique day trips.

Custom Trips: Please only use this as a reference itinerary we can cater a trip to your budget and number of days.

Yellowstone and Grand Teton Adventure – 6 Day

Experience the best of Yellowstone and Grand Teton National park on this 6 day adventure packed trip through two of Americans most iconic National Parks. This unique itinerary allows you to customize your guided trip experiences from day to day. Choose from activities such as hiking, climbing, kayaking, rafting, fly fishing and more.

Flexible Dates: We offer this trip on demand with seasonal departure dates that offer great flexibility (pending availability).

*Fully Private trips can be booked at an additional cost.

Utah National Parks Hiking Adventure – 5 Days

Join us in beautiful and scenic Utah for a fully guided 5 day hiking and camping tour of Zion, Bryce and Escalante. With comfortable camping and a highly qualified guide, this is a perfect trip fora group of friends, active families and singles. The complex details are taken care of, including access to hard to reach areas of the Utah wilderness, gear, food and permits. So relax, hike, and enjoy this epic and intriguing landscape!

Trip Start: Meets in Las Vegas at 7 am on Day 1

Trip End: Drops off in Las Vegas between 3:00-6:00 pm on Day 5.

Departures: May – September

Yosemite National Park Weekend Hiking Tour

Spend a weekend exploring some of the highlights of the incredibly old, massive and famous Yosemite National Park in the U.S.A. You will spend your days exploring and hiking, learning about the area along the way from your highly qualified guide. Meandering through sweeping meadows, climbing steep and picturesque trails, you will have majestic views of ancient granite Monoliths that surround you. after hiking some of the world's most iconic trails, we spend our evenings camping on the valley floor.

This fully guided tour gives you the chance to get up close and personal with the best of Yosemite National Park, while logistics and camping gear is taken care of for you.

Trips available: May – September

Trip Start: Meets at the Half Dome Village Parking Lot at 10am on Day 1.

Trip End: Ends at the Half Dome Village Parking Lot between 2-4pm on Day 3.

Mount Kilimanjaro, Machame Route

Trip Introduction

Approaching legendary Kilimanjaro from the south-west, we take the popular Machame Route, with a total trip time of nine days, thus giving us even more acclimatization time and an even better chance of reaching the summit. Lush rainforest and Alpine moorland characterize the Machame Route, a trek which is challenging, make no mistake, despite the extra time given to acclimatize. You will have a private vehicle to take you to and from the mountain. Accommodation on the mountain on this ‘Basic’ category trip will be in tented camps – a true adventure.

Trip Highlights

  • Reaching the summit! Experiencing that incomparable, ‘roof of the world’ feeling
  • A more relaxed pace than other routes, but longer in time and distance. But very challenging!
  • Stunning views as you ascend.
  • Discover Shira Plateau and Barranco.
  • Climb the Lava Tower.
  • Dedicated guides, porters and cooks – a great team to help you on your way.

Trip Style
Basic

Everest Basecamp Trek

Our Everest Base Camp is a moderate trekking route lead by a local English speaking sherpa/guide. You will experience the jaw-dropping views of the majestic Himalayan range enriched by the local traditions and cultures of the communities that call these mountains home. On this 14 day trip you will be accommodated at local Teahouses what will provide you with hearty meals, fueling you as you walk in the shadows of the worlds tallest peaks.

Departures: Any date on request