Join a Monsoon!

Journey with the core staff of The Monsoon Diaries on our premier-level tours to destinations we’ve never been. These trips are our signature expeditions designed to push the limits of travel (aka monsooning).

Headliner Trips (Monsoons)

Our signature headliner trips, aka monsoons, designed and led personally by Calvin and his fellow monsooners.

Destination Start End Year Details
Faroe Islands Aug 23 Aug 29 2022 $1550 USD: Tórshavn, Múlafossur Waterfall, Vestmanna, Saksun, Fossá, Gjogv, Kalsoy, Syðradalur, Beinisvørð
West Africa Part 1: Senegal, The Gambia, Guinea-Bissau Dec 12 Dec 26 2022 $1600 USD: Dakar, Lake Retba, St. Louis, Banjul, Kunta Kinteh Island, Banjul, Bissau
Burkina Faso Feb 2 Feb 7 2023 $1900 USD: Ouagadougou, Koudougou, Banfora, Sindou, Bobo Dioulasso, Tiébélé
South Sudan Mar 23 Mar 26 2023 $1400 USD: Juba, Mundari Camp, Terekeka
The Eastern Horn of Africa Independence Day Tour May 14 May 31 2023 $2100-3600 USD: Djbouti, Somalia/Somaliland, Eritrea — Djibouti City, Lake Abbe, Lake Assal, Hargeisa, Laas Geel, Berbera, Asmara, Massawa
Papua New Guinea Aug 16 Aug 29 2023 $1600-$4500 USD: Mt. Hagen & Bougainville
Georgia & Abkhazia TBD TBD 2023  TBD: Tbilisi, Stepantsminda, Bojormi, Batumi, Sukhumi
Kaliningrad & Lithuania TBD TBD TBD $590 USD: Kaliningrad, Vilinius, Trakai
Extreme Oz Aug Aug 2023 $2000 USD: Southern Australia, Tasmania
Pacific Island Hopping TBD TBD TBD $6000 USD: New Zealand, Niue, Cook Island, New Caledonia, Wallis and Futuna, American Samoa


Partner Trips

We’ve designed some of these ourselves, we’ve led trips there before, and now we’re offering them again with the help of our travel friends & partners around the globe!

Destination Start End Year Details
Extreme Philippines Apr 18 Apr 25 2019 $800 USD, 4 nights, 5 days: Manila – Angeles – Laoag – Batac – Vigan – Manila
May Day In Cuba Apr 30 May 7 2019 $900 USD, 7 nights, 9 days: Havana-Trinidad-Cienfuegos-Santa Clara-Havana-Viñales (optional)
Colombia May 11 May 18 2019 $1295 USD, 8 nights, 9 days: Bogotá – Santa Marta – Sierra Nevada National Park – Cartagena – Medellín
Palawan Island Hopping Sep 30 Oct 09 2019 $845 USD, 8 nights, 9 days: Manila – Palawan Islands – Manila
Christmas in Myanmar Dec 20 Dec 27 2019 $910 USD, 6 nights, 7 days: Yangon – Bagan – Mandalay – Nyaungshwe – Kalaw – Yangon

“Anytime” Trips (Trips On Demand)

Whenever you want to go, these destinations are offered all year-round, anytime you want (weather depending), on demand! We’ve set them up so you can just pick your dates and we’ll take care of the rest!

Destination Details
Unknown UAE $175 USD: Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Umm Al Quwain, Fujairah, Ras al Khaimah, Madha, Nahwa, optional day trip to Khasab (Musandam Oman) and/or Abu Dhabi – September to May weekends only. Maximum of 4 people per group.
Australia & New Zealand $1250-3700 USD: Sydney, Brisbane, Cairns, Great Barrier Reef, Uluru, Melbourne, Auckland, Rotorua, Wellington, Christchurch, Queenstown, Milford Sound
Antarctica $5550 USD (starting price) per person, various itineraries from Antarctica Peninsula to South Pole
The Baltic Crescent $750-1400 USD per person, various itineraries that include Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania
Cuba $60 USD (starting price) per person, various itineraries including Havana-Trinidad-Cienfuegos-Santa Clara-Viñales
Private Palawan Island $200-$245 USD per night (group rate) or $895 USD per person for 1 week (sample price) of planned activities
Southern Africa $1850 USD per person, various itineraries that include South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zambia, Zimbabwe,
Lesotho, Swaziland, Mozambique