The Premier Adventure Travel Company on the Planet

  The Explorer’s Passage (TEP) is the premier adventure travel company on the planet. No other operator provides more dynamic outdoor adventure travel experiences in the most raw and stunningly beautiful environments on earth. Whether you are looking to join one of the world’s great adventures, step back into history through the power of travel, or transform your life and the planet through a socially immersive experience, we have the perfect option for you.

As Seen In

Conde Nast Traveler
BBC Earth
Nat Geo Traveler


 Our goal is to take care of every detail, from start to finish – the guides, the hotels, the restaurants, the day-to-day activities – so all you have to do is sit back, relax and enjoy the ride. From personalized attention and support on the trail to an innate ability to wow you when you least expect it, TEP is committed to setting the industry standard for customer service, and to exceeding your expectations at every turn.


  At TEP, we’re extremely selective when it comes to choosing where on the map we’d like to explore. Each of our far-flung travel destinations is rich in spectacular scenery and opportunity for adventure. From Antarctica to riding horseback across the Chilean Andes, our trips are carefully crafted to showcase the places we visit in the most intimate, exhilarating way possible.


Newsweek: The Future of Travel Awards 2021

We are proud to announce, Newsweek has awarded The Explorer’s Passage a 2021 Future of Travel Award. In Newsweek Words “there are some trips—usually the most unforgettable ones—that require expert planning, knowledge and resources. The best tour operators know how to adapt on the road—and in this new era of travel. Our panel highlighted companies and trips that are focused on a forward-thinking traveler and impacting the destinations and communities they touch positively.” We are grateful for everyone who believes in our work and mission. 


Travel + Leisure’s Global Vision Award 

Travel + Leisure has awarded The Explorer’s Passage The Global Vision Award. We are honored to accept this award as it highlights our mission to make travel more sustainable through our practices and experience. 

Corporate Involvement

  Many  of the world’s top corporations and institutions send team members on our expeditions.


  We care deeply about our planet and it’s inhabitants. Each of our adventures have an element of purpose which helps to drive social and environmental change. TEP partners with the world’s leading visionaries and institutions to provide team members with a more immersive and impactful travel experience.

Who Explores With Us?

  While our guests are diverse in age, interests and fitness, they share a sense of curiosity, and a passion for adventure and the great outdoors. Adventurers from over 50 countries have participated on our adventures. Once you join you will be part of an alumni network of explorers that span the globe.