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About Us - The Company
Introduction to Global Basecamps
Global Basecamps creates customized experiences for independent travelers – bringing together diverse destinations and cultures, unique lodging and a spirit of adventure to create personal, memorable journeys.
The perfect lodge, the perfect tour guide, the perfect sunrise hike and the perfect cultural experience are all out there, and we’d like to help you find them. Whether hiking the Inca Trail, experiencing a traditional Japanese Ryokan, or relaxing on the beaches of Thailand, we specialize in designing you a completely customized itinerary to meet your specific trip priorities and match your travel style.
Awards & Recognitions
National Geographic Traveler - 50 Tours of a Lifetime 2015
National Geographic Traveler - 50 Tours of a Lifetime 2014
TravelAge West - Trendsetter Awards Finalist 2013
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Global Basecamps believes travel can complete personal transformation, not just a vacation. To this end, we have strived to become the leading experts on all things eco travel, sustainable tourism, ecological preservation, and cultural education. We believe the perfect trip exists. The perfect lodge, the perfect tour guide, the perfect sunrise hike and the perfect cultural experience are all out there, and we’d like to help you find them. The Global Basecamps team brings expertise to the mix, with firsthand destination experience, a deep knowledge base incorporating culture and properties, an in-house air reservations team and local tour operators to ensure a truly one of a kind trip. We are on a quest for adventure that will take us from the mountain tribal villages of Thailand to the summit of Mt Kilimanjaro, and the volcanic sand beaches of Galapagos, and we’d like to bring you along for the ride.
What Does "Basecamp" Mean?
Traditionally, a basecamp provides supplies, shelter and a communication base. At Global Basecamps we’ve built our approach to travel on that foundation: creating a virtual basecamp that allows travelers to renew and extend their sense of adventure with a safety net provided by our headquarters in California. From the planning stages onward, Global Basecamps strives to create a customized travel experience as unique as the traveler. With individual basecamps (centered on unique, locally owned properties, hotels and lodges), one can venture beyond a “vacation” into a journey, an adventure and a cultural exploration.
Global Basecamps is dedicated to inspiring, empowering and simplifying independent travel to the world's most beautiful and important destinations. We firmly believe that conservation and capitalism can work hand in hand to protect the planet's cultural and ecological resources and that independent travel furthers the exchange of the ideas, understanding and common heritage necessary to create positive change.
937 South Coast Hwy 101, Suite C209
Encinitas, CA 92024