TRAVEL STYLE

Original

Original style trips are for AAA Members looking for REAL travel, not tourist traps. Travelers of all kinds, looking to explore all that the world has to offer. Adventurers who value experiences over things.

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These trips are great for all types of travelers

They tick all the boxes. An awesome balance of inclusions and free time, ensuring that you have those “take your breath away moments” built into your itinerary.

Some meals are included

But there is plenty of room for you to build your culinary adventure for your budget

Live like a local

On these trips, you might find the mode of transportation or a homestay is the best way to get local

What's included?

Local Leader

In the know while on the go.

Local Leader

Local Leader

All of our Original-style adventures are led by a local leader. It's their passion to share the sights and secrets of the place they call home with our travelers. They know exactly where to find the best latte, which local band is worth seeing and they know how to get reservations at a favorite hot spot. Language tips, historical knowledge and local connections, it's like traveling with a trusted friend.

Activities & Meals

Activities & Meals

These trips have some included - but also free time for travel unscripted. You'll find a few inclusions on each trip -these might include insider walking tours, visits to local markets, or entrance fees for some of the major highlights. There will be some opportunities to purchase optional excursions too! Your local leader is on hand to help you make some awesome food discoveries for any meals that are not included.

Free Time

Free Time

Itineraries are relaxed, not rushed, and focus on meaningful moments and connections and less on high-end inclusions. Your local leader is there every step of the way to bring your adventure to life.

What are the accommodations like?

3-star standard for our hotels – but more importantly than the star rating is the local nature. We are sure that you are in an incredible location, entrenched in the local culture, celebrating unique experiences.

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Sacred Land of the Incas

15 days, from $3,160

Reasons it's unforgettable

  • You choose how you see Machu Picchu – Inca Trail, Quarry Trail, or Train
  • Wander the lush Amazon Jungle on a guided trek to see the local flora and fauna
  • Visit the floating villages of Lake Titicaca then stay overnight at a homestay on the shores of the lake

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Uzbekistan Adventure

9 days, from $1,1390

Reasons it's unforgettable

  • Spend the night in a traditional Yurt Camp – enjoy an evening under the stars around the campfire!
  • Travel to a remote Tajik village where you’ll learn to bake traditional tandir bread and spend the night in a homestay
  • Visit breathtaking architectural wonders like the Registan in Samarkand and the Shah-i-Zinda mausoleum, some of the most iconic places in Central Asia

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Mexico Real Food Adventure

9 days, from $1,570

Reasons it's unforgettable

  • Go on a “taco-crawl” through Mexico City to explore the local street foods, and sips of Mezcal
  • Visit a Chuerreria for delicious churros then head to a two-storey bakery sure to get your mouth watering
  • Enjoy a cooking class using the local bounty from the coastal regions and dig into your creations

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Alaska Winter Family Holiday

5 days, from $2,185

Reasons it's unforgettable

  • Enjoy nightly guided Northern Lights chasing opportunities
  • Visit Santa Claus’ house in the North Pole – perhaps join a reindeer walk through the forest!
  • Snowshoe hike through stunning Denali National Park

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Papua New Guinea Firedance Festival

9 days, from $3,360

Reasons it's unforgettable

  • Enjoy a traditional Melanesian welcome ceremony then dig into a classic mumu lunch – food is wrapped in leaves and cooked under hot stone.
  • Be mesmerized by the traditional firedance festival with bonfires and firedancers performances
  • Partake in snorkeling throughout the trip as you island hop & an expedition out to swim with spinner dolphins

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