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World Expeditions and Atlas Obscura Partner on New Trip Series

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worldex_chile_licancaburAdventure travel specialist World Expeditions is pleased to announce its partnership with multi-platform media brand Atlas Obscura on a new series of adventures. Combining travel expertise and relentless inquisitiveness, the itineraries are designed to bring travelers to fascinating and unexpected destinations, offer special on-the-ground access to unique sites, and reveal the hidden stories behind each one.

“World Expeditions and Atlas Obscura’s shared mission of constant curiosity, discovery, and exploration make this partnership a natural fit,” said Nathalie Gauthier, North American Manager of World Expeditions. “Our new series of carefully curated and one-of-a-kind itineraries are meant to inspire people to explore the most awe-inspiring parts of our world.”

“We’re very excited to introduce Atlas Obscura’s adventurous community to World Expeditions, with its wealth of experience and expertise,” said David Plotz, CEO of Atlas Obscura. “We’re thrilled to be working together to provide explorers with access to wild and unusual places and unforgettable experiences.”

The new adventures will kick off in December 2017 with Space Out in Chile’s Atacama Desert. A rare opportunity to visit the driest places on Earth, this trip will explore the deserts, mountain geysers, and geoglyphs of San Pedro de Atacama.

Departing 08 December 2017, additional highlights of the inaugural seven-day trip include:

  • Excellent archaeology of fortress remains and the ruins of a village dating to 300 BC.
  • Altiplanic lagoons home to unique flora and fauna located at 13,500 feet above sea level.
  • Alien investigations in abandoned La Noria with Oscar Muñoz, the man who discovered the ‘Ata’ skeleton.
  • Dinner under the stars in one of the best places to view the night sky.

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