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Bucket List Travel

Investing In Once-In-A-Lifetime All-Inclusive Adventures

Imagine trekking through the snow to reach Mt. Everest Base Camp in Nepal, traversing the Inca Trail through the Andes in Peru, or standing above the clouds at the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania.

The world's most sought-after splendor awaits, and thanks to Scottsdale-based K2 Adventure Travel, all you need to do is show up.

The travel company plans, executes, and leads an array of all-inclusive trips to the planet's most dreamy destinations. Here are three life-changing adventures to add to your bucket list.

Tanzania

Take the hike of a lifetime journeying up the world’s tallest freestanding mountain, Mt. Kilimanjaro. Located south of the equator, its snowy peak is a sight to behold. Only half of those who attempt to reach its peak make it, but with K2 Adventures, success record stands at 96%.

The guided hike sets forth via Machame trail on Mt. Kilimanjaro where you’ll witness three distinct volcanic cones. Experience one of the few places on earth that encompasses every ecological life zone: tropical jungle, savannah, desert, montane forests, and alpine.

K2 Adventure Travel also arranges lesser-known Tanzania-based safaris where you’ll experience breathtaking wilderness teeming with lions, zebras, elephants, hippos, giraffes, antelope and more. 

Peru 

Home to some of the most inviting trekking in the world, Peru is rich with indigenous cultures, dense jungles, tropical rainforests, mighty rivers and the magnificent Andes Mountains.

K2 Adventure Travel offers all-inclusive experiences bringing you back in time to the heart of the Inca Empire and ancient civilization.

Your trip starts in the Sacred Valley’s historic city of Cusco, stocked with 5-star service and dining experiences.

Peru has the largest concentration of glaciers in the entire Andes Mountain range providing a front row seat to some of the most spectacular sights on the planet. Rated one of the top five hiking destinations in the world, experience the famous Inca Trails.

Conclude your trip at the crown jewel of the Andes, Machu Picchu. A miracle of ancient engineering, this ‘lost city’ sits among the clouds on top of the world. With a limited number of visitors allowed each day, it’s truly a privilege to experience this miraculous place.

Nepal

Notably, one of the most desired bucket list items, let K2 Adventure Travel plan and execute your trek to the world-famous Mt. Everest Base Camp.

Nepal is a country painted with picturesque snow-caps, hanging rhododendron forests, deep gorges, and high-altitude deserts. It is a destination for those who crave raw beauty.

Kathmandu, a popular destination ever since the country opened its doors to tourists, is a perfect mixture of modern amenities and old-world charm.

Find yourself drawn to ancient Buddhist stupas and aging architecture, before enjoying a fine dining experience to close a day of community service and hiking. Visitors are enchanted by the artistic and culinary influences of China, Tibet, and India.

The mighty Himalayas of Nepal need no introduction. Home to 9 of the world’s 14 highest peaks, including the famed Mt. Everest, Nepal is every adventurer’s dream.

It's there you’ll find some of the world’s most dangerous roads and challenging treks through the largest mountain range in the world. The commanding range is so vast you’ll feel small standing in its shadows.

Your Nepalese journey continues in the Dudh Koshi Valley named after the Sapta Koshi river system. Because the Koshi drains eastern Nepal and the Mt. Everest massif, it makes for an unforgettable endeavor.

Spot grazing yaks and Himalayan Tahir’s, and perhaps catch a glimpse of the adorable red panda, powerful Bengal tigers, and elusive clouded leopards.

In the shadows of Mt. Everest lies a region known as Khumbu, the main Sherpa settlement of the Himalayas and the location of Mt. Everest Base Camp.

Hiking this region will bring you within sight of Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, and Everest. Weave your way through the icy crevasses of the Khumbu Glacier and feel the spray of the Khumbu Icefall. No matter how far and wide you’ve traveled across the globe, the beauty of Nepal will never leave you.

Giving back

As with every K2 adventure, your trips will focus not only on exploration but also on community service. K2 Adventures Foundation works with disability communities in Tanzania, Peru and Nepal. Medical care in Third World countries is scarce and practically inaccessible to individuals with little to no income meaning many disabilities are left untreated. With the support of donors, sponsors, and volunteers, the K2 Adventures Foundation has built clinics, repaired classrooms and brought thousands of kilos of essential supplies. Find deeper meaning in your travels and partake in community service volunteer opportunities offered through K2 Adventure Travel. k2adventures.org

You’re in the best of hands

Every K2 Adventure Travel trip is carefully developed and overseen by founders Kristen Sandquist and Kevin Cherilla, a world-renowned mountain climber and expedition leader. From superior mountaineering tents, nutritious meals, certified guides and unlimited, filtered water, the K2 team takes care of everything. k2adventuretravel.com

  • Plains of Africa at Mt. Kilimanjaro
  • Sunrise on Kilimanjaro
  • Tanzania Safari
  • Machu Picchu
  • Cusco, Peru
  • Mount Everest Base Camp
  • River Dudh Koshi
  • Himalaya Mountains
  • Salkantay Trek, Peru
  • Karanga Camp on Mt Kilimanjaro