For more years than can be counted, REI has been leading trips to the world’s most interesting places. These adventures, done the REI way, are more than sightseeing expeditions, these are totally immersive experiences you’ll remember for the rest of your life.
No matter what you want to do, or who you’d like to travel with, REI Adventures has you covered.
REI Adventures uses expert guides don’t just know these places you’ll travel to – they call them home. Their local knowledge opens up worlds that few get to see. You’ll hike undiscovered trails to uncharted treasures, and learn the history, traditions, and legends of the people and places you’ll meet along the way.
You save not only time but in many cases money when you immerse yourself into the experience and let REI Adventures handle all the logistics. This way you can simply enjoy your vacation hassle-free.
Your Adventure Starts with an REI Membership
The first step in your journey is to become an REI Co-op member, to get access to all kinds of member perks including a 10% dividend (aka rebate) on all you spend with REI during the year. Lifetime membership is just $20. One big purchase or a few little ones and membership more than pays for itself. Save up to 50% on gently used and returned gear during REI’s semiannual garage sales. Get special pricing on REI Outdoor School classes and events, rentals, bike and ski shop services, and REI Adventures.
Check out the REI Membership information then start REI adventuring.
Explore the world with like-minded folks who share your passion for the outdoors. Arrive as strangers, leave planning your next adventure together knowing REI Adventures designs each trip to have a minimal environmental impact.
Here are some of the many REI Adventures you can experience:
Machu Picchu Inca Trail Trek is a once in a lifetime experience which REI Adventures has spent years developing an itinerary that can capture the majesty and wonder of this journey.
Patagonia Hiking & Camping Trip is studded with emerald green forests, azure lakes and icy-blue glaciers. Your exploration in El Chaltén, hike to the base of Mt. Fitz Roy, and Laguna Torre, which features the Torre glacier calving icebergs. After your time in Los Glaciares National Park, it’s off to Chile.
Zion National Park Weekend Hike is for travelers who want to feel an instant sense of awe and reverence when their adventure begins. Formed over the ages by water and time, this park is indeed one of Utah’s most spectacular wonders. Zion’s greenery is spectacularly contrasted to its steep, gold and red-hued cliffs. Colorful canyons and panoramic views, shimmering rivers and iconic rock formations — this weekend adventure showcases it all.
Backpacking Joshua Tree National Park is nestled between the Mojave and Sonoran Deserts in Southern California. This trip is designed to take you into the backcountry to experience, hike and scramble to little-known and seldom seen destinations with the help of experienced guides. Keep an eye out for bighorn sheep, wildflowers and famous rock formations.
Grand Teton Kayaking journeys to the trailheads of a daily trek where you leave the boats behind and hike to explore the beauty of the surrounding mountains reflected in the still waters of alpine lakes. And one day, your trip includes rafting the rugged and scenic Snake River.
Alaska Hiking Kenai to Denali gives you a taste of the rugged Chugach Mountains before traveling to the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, where a million acres of wilderness provide the backdrop to a beautiful hike above Skilak Lake. Search for spouting whales and bobbing puffins on a scenic cruise in Kenai Fjords National Park. Hike to the massive Harding Icefield along one of Alaska’s most spectacular trails.
By the last count, there were nearly 150 different REI Adventures to choose for North America alone. Imagine the places you could experience in Asia, South America, Europe, Antarctica, Africa, and Australia!
For more information and to plan your next trip go to REI Adventures at REI.com