A Special Departure to Lebanon: September 2018

Explore Lebanon w/ Kirby McDonald & Richard Bangs September 14-24, 2018 BOOKING DETAILS Contact Julie McCormack at: Julie@mtsobek.com for booking enquiries. ITINERARY Day 1 ~ Arrival in Beirut Upon arrival at airport, you will be met and transferred to your hotel in Beirut. Welcome dinner in Beirut D: Hotel in Beirut Day 2 ~ Beirut After breakfast, spend […]

2018 Sobek Heritage Rafting Trips

Brief descriptions of the trips follow, in chronological order.  If you have questions or would like the detailed itineraries for any of these trips contact: John Yost at wantokwhitenile@gmail.com for more information. **’Tis the season, so I’m throwing in a bonus gift. If you sign up for one of these trips below, you’ll also receive a signed […]

Friends of Richard Save (FOR) 15% off Middle Fork of the Salmon River Whitewater Rafting Adventures

Activity Level: Easy Trip Length: 6 days To Save 15% as a Friend of Richard’s, Call 1-888-831-7526 and mention Special Code “MFS15RB” when you book on the Jul 9, Jul 17, Jul 25, and August 10, 2017 departures. Rafting the Middle Fork of the Salmon River is both a fun-filled ride down one of the world’s greatest […]

MTSobek Appoints Kimberly Daley As New CEO and President

Mountain Travel Sobek, the adventure travel company I co-founded, has a new CEO and President, Kimberly Daley. Kim comes from Pleasant Holidays, one of the largest tour operators in the U.S., and before that she was a VP at Abercrombie & Kent. We’re all very excited with Kim’s leadership, and for the pioneering ahead. See […]

How to Visit Saudi Arabia

I recently returned from a 9-day trip through Saudi Arabia’s Empty Quarter. Learn how you too can go on take once-in-a-lifetime trip and discover a beautiful place so rarely visited by tourists. (This article originally appeared on Travel + Leisure.) The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia hosts millions of visitors each year, as the religious faithful […]

Travel Tanzania: On Safari in Selous

(This post appeared originally on MTSobek on May 16, 2016.) by Heather Howard As I bumped along giddily at the back of the jeep, whizzing through the largest faunal reserve in the world, I realized that a bucket-list dream had been fulfilled. I’d made it to Selous. The smell of warm earth and animal hair mixed […]