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Each year we offer 15 - 20 public tours to hand-picked destinations around the globe.

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Why travel with Zephyr?

We are an experienced, small-by-design, and unpretentious tour company that treats people as individuals, rather than just another number. We truly value each guest that comes on our tours.

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Meet The Team

We are a small but mighty team. When you contact Zephyr, you will be communicating with one of the four of us - Allan, Kris, Sonya, or Beth - who, combined have over 55 years of experience with Zephyr.

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The Zephyr Travel Blog


Try getting multiple friends or family together for dinner or an afternoon hike. It’s hard! What about a multi-day vacation? It’s hard enough just to gather the group, but then to be the one responsible for organizing the hotels, the transportation, the meals, the activities, the guides, etc….well, that can REALLY get overwhelming! We often Continue Reading →

The Joy of Family Tours

We at Zephyr have long known our Family Adventures are magical. Yes, we think all our trips are great – and they should be when you get a group of travelers to bicycle together in Italy or hike the Inca Trail in Peru. But somehow the kids on our family tours innately produce a level Continue Reading →

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A South African Photo Journal: Hiking, Wine, & Safari

This guest post was written by Zephyr alumna, Marissa Liesenfelt. Marissa is a passionate traveler, talented photographer, Sips & Sojourn blogger, and Chicago-based digital marketing professional. She recently joined us on our South Africa: Hiking, Wine, & Safari Adventure this past spring. We feel lucky to share Marissa’s beautiful photo journal from this trip. In Continue Reading →

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The Entrepreneur Behind Zephyr Adventures

Leisure Group Travel magazine recently published an interview with me about how I started Zephyr Adventures 22 years ago and what its like to run a small tour company. I have thought for years the press covers fantastic travel destinations but leaves out one of the most interesting subjects: the behind-the-scenes aspects of the tour Continue Reading →

Can You Be Lazy on An Adventure Tour?

A question I am often asked is: Am I fit enough to go on one of your adventures?  On any one tour we always have a variety of fitness levels, and our tours are designed to accommodate that. Most tours are set up for ALL ability levels. Except for on a few, specified tours (like Continue Reading →

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