Valerie Wilson Travel


The thrill of the wild is an endorphin rush you can’t curate in any other setting. Below are six adventure-centered destinations for those wanting to journey to the most remote and sought-after pockets of earth for the experience of a lifetime!

Celebrity Flora® – Galapagos Islands

Leave no footprints as you follow in the footsteps of Darwin on the first ship of its kind built specifically for the Galapagos Islands. This 100-passenger all-suite mega-yacht gives adventurers a front row seat to marine reserves that serve as a living museum of our world’s evolution.

The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto – Kyoto, Japan

The first luxury urban resort in Japan sits along the picturesque banks of the Kamo river with sweeping views of the Higashiyama mountains. Immerse yourself in Japanese culture by venturing into the bamboo forest, hiking the infamous mountains of Kyoto, and practicing ancient movements of the samurai warrior.

One&Only Gorilla’s Nest – Volcanoes National Park, Kinigi Rwanda

Cushioned in the foothills of Volcanoes National Park, guests are given the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to trek into the mountains to see the rare mountain gorilla in its natural habitat. Free standing cottages are suspended over sprawling gardens, eye level with surrounding eucalyptus trees calling you to the adventure right outside your window.

A&K Antarctic Cruises

Comfortably (and sustainably) voyage alongside legendary explorers, seasoned academics, and professional photographers to the untamed wilderness of our seventh continent. Top notch luxury and unmatched service will carry you to the rare sights and abundant wildlife of the arctic.

The Reykjavik EDITION – Reykjavik, Iceland

Explore the land of fire and ice from a five-star hotel in one of the world’s most sustainable capitals set against scenic mountain views on Old Harbor. The urban life of Iceland is at your fingertips alongside a slew of iconic adventuring day trips to see volcanoes, waterfalls, glaciers, and the northern lights.

Enchantment Resort – Sedona, Arizona

Set against the red rocks of Sedona’s Boynton Canyon, guests will connect to the natural motifs of the southwestern U.S. Embark from Enchantment on a private guided visit to the Grand Canyon, stargaze at one of the top locations in the world, or go on a mountain bike excursion geared towards all experience levels in the unique red backdrop of Arizona.

July 2022