Refer a Friend - Get $200

March 21,2018

visa-referral-card.pngYou love travel. Your friends love travel. Why not share the love?

Right now, refer a friend to Global Basecamps, and if they book, we'll send you a $200 Visa gift card as a thank you. There's no limit to the number of referrals you can submit.

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Best Times of Year to Visit Kyoto Japan

March 16,2018

Kyoto's 1,600 Buddhist temples and 400 Shinto shrines are not solely responsible for the city’s year-round allure.  Kyoto tours will have you learning about Zen Buddhism while sipping matcha during a chanoyu (tea ceremony) and browsing the mile-long Nishiki food market for ingredients to cook in the kitchen of a traditional machiya (wooden town house).  You can try sake tasting, calligraphy, martial arts, or roketsu (wax-resist) dyeing, and each season offers a unique bouquet of matsuri (local festivals) to top it all off.

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Bwindi Mountain Gorilla Trekking in Uganda

March 02,2018

The only place on Earth inhabited by highly endangered mountain gorillas is the Albertine Rift Montane Forest of Uganda, Rwanda, and the Democratic Republic of Congo.  The densely forested slopes are home to the planet's 786 rarest primates, who cannot survive in captivity.   The mountain gorillas' long, dark hair reflects the chilly high-altitude habitat that distinguishes them from their lowland cousins.

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5 Things to Do on Morocco Tours

February 27,2018

All-inclusive Morocco tours are an excellent way to achieve a comprehensive encounter with the multifaceted country in a timely fashion. However, curiosity and time to spare make it well worth the effort to seek out certain less-toured novelties that reign extraordinary even in a country where idiosyncrasy is the norm.  Whether you've already been on a highlights tour of Morocco or you’re just eager to take the bull by the horns from the get-go, you can easily book a day tour to make the most out of these five expectedly unexpected experiences.

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What Are The Most Useful Words/Phrases When Traveling in Egypt?

February 20,2018

The ancient Nubian language continues to thrive in Egypt's Upper Nile Valley, and Egyptians who inhabit the coast of the Red Sea still speak in their native tongue, Beja. Furthermore, Indo-Aryan Domari can be heard daily on the streets of Luxor and in parts of Cairo. In light of such a densely convoluted history, it is no surprise that these three languages exemplify only a small portion of the many that are spoken across the distinct territories and diverse cultures united by Egypt's borders.

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