Holiday River Expeditions’ Stand-Up
Paddleboard Trip is perfect for active
travelers. The four-day tour takes guests
through Ruby and Westwater canyons
along the Colorado River while offering a selection of both on- and off-river
activities. Clients will begin with two days
in Ruby Canyon, with opportunities for
swimming, paddleboarding or kayaking.
Off-river time includes options for hiking.
On the last day of the trip, travelers will
raft through the legendary Class III and
IV rapids of Westwater Canyon. Tour
guides will provide their knowledge of
the canyons, as well as prepare riverside
meals for guests. The price of the first
paddleboard tour, which departs Aug.
29, starts at $795 per person, plus a $16
Bureau of Land Management Fee. (www.
bikeraft.com) — S. S.
IN THE CONGO
Austin Adventures is offering a once-in-a-lifetime, all-inclusive itinerary:
Gorilla Tracking in the Congo. The
weeklong tour, which has multiple
departures throughout the year,
begins at $7,398 per person. Guests
will spend two full days tracking and
observing a group of western lowland gorillas under the supervision
of a guide and local tracker. Clients
will also cruise up the Lekoli River,
set off on a safari in search of red
river hogs and buffalo and trek deep
into the Marantaceae forest to spot
forest duikers, elephants and chimpanzees. ( www.austinadventures.
com) — Sean Stroh
Clients can spend
a week tracking
gorillas in the Congo.
Families will love a stand-up
paddleboard excursion along
the Colorado River.