ff-the-beaten-path travel has long
been the staple of Myths & Mountains' products. The Incline
Village, Nev.-based company has designed programs, mostly for
groups, that have taken participants to Peru to observe Inca
rituals and to Chile to sample wines.
But "today's travelers are far more intrepid, and today's baby
boomers prefer to travel on their own with personalized
itineraries," said Antonia Neubauer, president of the company.
In recognition of those trends, Myths & Mountains is
stressing "individual trips for discerning individuals," said
The following are examples of the firm's offerings that can be
custom designed for clients:
Myths & Mountains offers a two-night-or-longer plan here,
with accommodations at the Butterfly Lodge.
Tour highlights include learning about the jungle and meeting
The package rate starts at $275 per person, double.
The firm also offers a three-night package at the Kapawi
Ecological Reserve, with accommodations at the ecotourist Kapawi
lodge, from $675 per person, double.
The firm highlights Peru on a three-night trip that offers a
stay at the Manu Lodge; an excursion to the Biosphere Reserve, a
habitat for more than 1,000 bird species and 200 types of mammals,
and walks through the rain forest.
The rate starts at $688 per person, double.
The three-night Tambopata Jungle Lodge and Macaw
Lick Expedition program offers a river excursion to the lick (a
natural salt deposit) where three varieties of macaw feed.
The package is priced from $567 per person, double.
The company's seven-day riverboat voyage visits riverside
The company's four-night package in Madidi National Park
includes overnight accommodations at the Chalalan Lodge and
explores the area's jungle, savannas and rivers.
The rates for the Bolivian programs start from $1,406 per
person, double, with air from La Paz, Bolivia.
For more details, call Myths & Mountains at (800) 670-6984
or visit www.mythsandmountains.com.