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Inspiring the Next Generation of Adventurers

By travelling the globe, children not only see new horizons but broaden their own horizons too. As they meet new people, learn new things and explore new places, they’re gaining invaluable cultural experiences that simply can’t be taught in a classroom.

Our passionate knowledgeable guides share in our belief that holidays should be more than just lying on a beach. But which moments make the cut? Here are just a few of those unmissable memories that bring a family together as shared by our customers.

Italy: Pizza-making fun

Pizza-making in Amalfi

At the hotel Due Torri on the Amalfi Coast, the Acampora family put heart, soul and home-grown ingredients into the pizzas they’ve been serving to Exodus guests for 15 years. “The pizza-making was brilliant and the kids even joined the chef and learned to our dinner one night!” says customer Jonathan Taylor.

Amalfi Coast: Pompeii & Pizza Family Adventure

Mexico: Uncover an ancient civilisation

From the secrets of the Mayans to incredible landscapes and a vibrant local culture, this is a truly immersive adventure. “In the Mayan temples of Uxmal we making learning about Mayan culture fun on a scavenger hunt,” says Product Manager Sarah Ahern.

Mexico Family Magic

Peru: Tread Incan footsteps

Teenagers on the Inca Trail

“The Inca Trail is stunningly beautiful, with incredible wildflowers and birdsong,” says Exodus traveller Chantal Sargent. This trip takes you from the ancient iconic walk into the heart of the Amazon rainforest. “Seeing two jaguars on the riverbank of the Tambopata river as the sun set was an absolute privilege.”

Peru Family Adventure

Costa Rica: Creatures and conservation

The big appeal for children is that Costa Rica’s extraordinary biodiversity means there’s always something to see. Learn all about Costa Rica’s most lovable residents at the Sloth Sanctuary, but for customer Tim Newham, the most inspirational moment was “Seeing our first sloth in the wild!”

Costa Rica Family Adventure

Morocco: Bedouin camping

Children about to go camel trekking

“My daughter loved the camel riding. Wrapped in Sahara scarves, she felt like a real adventurer!” says Samantha Hall, whose family fell in love with Morocco on their recent trip. “My son’s highlight was the walk to the mountain village. For me, it was seeing my children marvelling at palm trees and delighting at the snow-covered High Atlas Mountains and sipping tea with locals.”

Camels & Kasbahs Family Adventure

Namibia: Discover ancient art

Namibia Family Adventure

A journey through Namibia will set young imaginations on fire. Exodus customer John Flatley said, “Seeing animals in their natural habitat was special, and it was amazing to learn about Namibia and its ancient and more recent history.”

Namibian Adventurer

Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand: Making new friends

In the lush area of the Mekong Delta we stay with a local family in a traditional home in Ut Trinh. There’s an organic garden, and guests can pick their own food and help with dinner. “Our three sons said tat this was the best holiday they ever had. We learnt so much,” says customer Martina Murphy.

South East Asia Family Adventure

Japan: Samurai swordplay

In Japan cutting-edge tech and futuristic urban design co-exist with ancient customs and timeless character. “We tried wonderful activities from Japanese cookery lessons, drumming, Samurai sword handling and even learned calligraphy,” says Exodus customer Sarah Bailey. “We enjoyed ‘getting under the skin’ of the country.”

Japan Family Adventure

China: Kung-fu fun

Kung Fu lesson

“On a trip to the park we saw young and old engage in dancing, tai chi, outdoor gym and mah-jong – and were even invited to join in!” says customer Juliet Osborne. “We loved sampling local food in the night market in the Muslim quarter in Xi’an. But best of all was a lesson from a kung fu master in Luoyang!”

Pandas and Warriors Family Adventure

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