Travel Guides

Traveling in Hanoi, Vietnam's Capital

We love talking about Hanoi, and in this guide you'll find our favorite restaurants, activities, times to be in the city, and neighborhoods to visit. Consider this guide before you start planning your Vietnam trip, to get a good idea of what your time in Hanoi will be like!

Picking Your Perfect Safari Destination

We help you pick your perfect African safari destination. We touch on nine of our favorite countries in Africa, quickly detailing what makes each special, and what kind of traveler might enjoy their time there.

Need to Know: Tokyo

Get lost in the culture, but not the city. Tokyo is an amazing capital, world-renowned for its quirkiness, technology, and cuisine. With so much to do, you may find yourself returning again and again, and each experience will be new.

How To: Plan Your Inca Trail Adventure

Walk in the ancient footsteps of Inca! The Inca Trail is a life changing journey undertaken by thousands of travelers every year. This four-day trek can seem daunting at first, but the eventual prize of arriving at the citadel of Machu Picchu is undeniably worth it.

In this guide, Global Basecamps' Peru Travel Specialists will share lessons they've learned after years of experience planning the Inca Trail trek for hundreds of hikers.

How To: Plan Your Galapagos Adventure

One of our main goals at Global Basecamps is to make your travel planning process as easy as possible. The document below is an informational resource written by travelers, and for travelers thinking about a trip to the Galapagos Islands. The downloadable PDF file outlines both what to expect when planning your adventure, and what to expect when you are actually on the islands!

Visiting the Galapagos Islands is, for most people, a once-in-a-lifetime trip. An amazing combination of safari-like wildlife walks, pristine natural scenery, and a feeling of being in paradise, the Galapagos Islands are the perfect destination for people looking for a unique experience unlike any other in the world. They’re also the perfect place to get away from it all and enjoy a relaxing vacation amidst unbelievable natural surroundings.

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What's inside?

When it comes to visiting the Galapagos Islands, the options can seem endless. Should you do a cruise, or a land-based trip? An island-hopping non-cruise, or a combination of a short cruise with a land-based exploration?

This Galapagos Islands Introduction/Guide is designed to make the process easy and effective. The goal is to help you figure out the best way for you to get the most out of your trip to the Galapagos Islands, based on your personal preferences and travel style.

We made this resource for you, so please read it, share it, and let it inspire your next trip!