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.
|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|
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!
|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!
|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