Overview of 2020

Big Round World adventures in 2020...

Ring of Kerry, southern Ireland

September 12 - 22, 2020 - Walking in the Ring of Kerry, Southern Ireland

The Emerald Isle is waiting for you. The Ring of Kerry, tucked away in the South West corner of Ireland adjacent to the Wild Atlantic Way, includes expanses of wilderness, majestic mountains, breathtaking waterfalls and serene lakes. Based on the edge of Killarney National Park, join us to uncover some of Southern Ireland's treasures and experience a culture famed for its myths, legends and music.

Suited to regular hikers who like to hike 3 - 10 miles daily, with some challenging sections and elevation gains up to 2,500 feet. Group size 10-14. Trip Leader - Lyn Potier, Assistant Leader - Deirdre Butler

Trip Price: $3,650 per person | Deposit: $913

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Taktsang Goempa, Bhutan
Bhutan Chimi Lhakhang large prayer wheel

October 24 - November 7, 2020 - Explore Bhutan - Land of the Thunder Dragon

Heed the roar of the Thunder Dragon; he is calling you to Bhutan, the mystical Buddhist kingdom of the Himalayas. Come explore it with us. Mountains, fortresses, temples, fluttering prayer flags, Rhododendron forests, smiling faces, and whirling magical dancers; all this and more are what we will experience. We’ll walk the paths the locals walk, eat their food, talk to them, and visit their homes. Travel by private bus, stay in comfortable hotels, and listen to our knowledgeable local English speaking guides.

Suited for active walkers who like to hike 2-5 miles daily in hilly and sometimes steep and maybe muddy conditions. We have one hike with 1,700 feet of elevation gain on rocky trails with steep drop offs. Group size 8-12. Trip Leader - Gene Goldberg, Assistant Leader - Deirdre Butler

Trip Price: $5,800 per person | Deposit: $1,450 2 spaces available

Optional International return air ticket Bangkok-Paro-Bangkok: $1,000 per person

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