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Travel Posts. For over 4 decades Tusker has led thousands of intrepid travelers on awe-inspiring adventures around the world. Tusker’s fully supported treks allow you to fire up your passion for adventure in faraway places.

MY LAST GREAT MOUNTAIN

Okay, it’s not a Himalayan giant. In fact, it barely qualifies as a scramble. But when you are 72, your knees are shot, and your VO₂max is edging toward zilch, Mount Kilimanjaro (19,340-ft/5,895-m) can be a personal Everest.

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TREK MONGOLIA: Outside Magazine’s Top Trips

TREK MONGOLIA: Outside Magazine’s Top Trips

In 2011, Tusker’s signature Mongolia Trek landed itself on Outside’s esteemed hot list of top adventure trips. What distinguished it from hundreds of other contenders? Perhaps the breathtaking and remote landscape, spectacular biodiversity and cultural treasures had something to do with it.

You’ll never look at the world the same way again.

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MONGOLIA LIGHTS UP

MONGOLIA LIGHTS UP

This is the third article in a 3-part series about Tusker Trail’s newest trip – Mongolia’s Altai Mountains: Ancient Culture and Photography Workshop.
Gary Tepfer is the photo instructor for the upcoming workshop, and after three-decades in the field, Tepfer is eager to share his skills. Get ready for a one-of-a-kind photography class!

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MONGOLIA’S ALTAI MOUNTAINS

Considered to be one of the last true wilderness areas on Earth, Mongolia’s Altai Sayan Ecoregion touches the edges of Kazakstain and China. A region of unparalleled beauty, the Altai is also an archaeological treasure-box. Exquisite petroglyphs remain virtually undiscovered and provide a stunning pictorial record of prehistory.

In 2012, Tusker Trail led an archaeology & photography workshop through the untamed Altai region that is unlike any trip on Earth.

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BREAK OUT THE GAS MASK

Board any commercial airliner these days and upon first inhale, you’ve filled up your lungs with the B.O. infused oxygen of several hundred passengers from the prior flight.

In some instances, it gets to a point where a traveler is far too stinky to be around others and more extreme measures have to be taken.

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