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G Adventures to run more than 1,000 departures this June

G Adventures to run more than 1,000 departures this June
Thailand Hilltribes trekking route. (G Adventures)
Pax Global Media

G Adventures has announced its relaunch list for June 2022 and - for the first time since the pandemic - more than 1,000 departures are on the list, representing a return to 50 per cent capacity when compared to 2019, which is the highest number of trips operating since the pandemic was declared.

With so many trips on offer, the adventure operator and community tourism pioneer is encouraging agents and industry members to take advantage of its agent and industry discount policy to receive up to 50 per cent off one of these incredible trips. 

The June departures list sees the return of Borneo, Cuba and Madagascar for the first time in two years, as well as the reopening of the Thailand Hilltribes trekking route, and restart of the popular Mont Blanc hiking season. 

These destinations join new arrivals for the current month of May, which features more than 800 departures and sees more favorites return in Asia. 

Trips start up again in Vietnam, Indonesia and South Korea, and Eastern Europe and the ‘Stans are also back, giving people plenty of options to get away from the mainstream travel crowds this summer. 

David Green, managing director for G Adventures Canada, said it’s vital for agents to get back out in the world and this summer is the perfect time for them to plan an escape at a fraction of the cost.

“As the travel industry recovers it’s up to us to be the shining light and to lead by example. We’ve all missed travelling, and we’ve all earned ourselves a holiday having helped so many customers rebook their adventures over the past two years."

“By choosing to book with G Adventures, our travel community is also demonstrating there is a better way to travel - to go beyond the typical travel destinations and make a difference by ensuring their money supports local people. As important as it is to build our own businesses back, there are many local people in the places we visit who benefit economically when tourism is done right, and we want to help support them." 

Preferred partner travel agents with G Adventures receive up to 50 per cent discount for themselves, and a 25 per cent discount for up to three travelling companions. All other agency partners receive up to 30 per cent off, with up to 15 per cent off for their fellow adventurers. 

Members of the wider travel industry community are also eligible for up to 15 per cent off G Adventures’ portfolio of tours upon presentation of an IATA or other travel industry ID card. 

Example trips available to travel on this summer include: 

  • A five-day Northern Hilltribes Trek travelling from Chiang Mai return is priced from $549pp**, departing on June 23, 2022. Head out from wondrous Chiang Mai and through a national park to Lahu and Karen villages, spend time with a shaman, explore deep caves by bamboo raft, and marvel at the lush jungle scenery before arriving at the hilltop village of Ban Jabo. 

  • A 15-day Cuba Colonial tour travelling from Havana return is priced from $2,549pp, departing on June 11, 2022. Travel east to Santiago de Cuba and Baracoa and encounter the birthplace of Cuban rhythms. Soak in Spanish heritage while exploring churches, forts, and cobblestoned streets. Stay overnight in homestays for an immersive Cuban experience few travellers get to enjoy. 

  • A 14-day Highlights of Madagascar trip travelling from Antananarivo return is priced from $3,799pp, departing on June 02, 2022. For those who like to be remote, this isolated island is packed with wildlife, landscapes, and people found nowhere else. And everybody loves lemurs! Embrace local life and still have time to relax at the beach. 

More information is available via Sherpa, including instructions on how to book with industry rates. 

For more information on G Adventures, please visit www.gadventures.com.

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