This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here
Stocks Under $10 with 50-100% upside potential - 14 days FREE!

Spring Treks from Treasure Diving to Everest

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (MainStreet) -- There are some people that look to spring for its hedonistic spa getaways or early beach vacations. Then there are the thrill seekers who take advantage of better weather by diving to the depths of the ocean in search of treasure, climbing the highest mountain they can find or satiating their mind and body with an archeological journey that goes above and beyond the norm or the usual spring getaway.

Those looking for the most unique adventures without having to do all the legwork will most likely want to use an adventure travel specialist such as U.K.-based Wild Frontiers. The company promises "to help adventurous souls get to incredible places that would otherwise remain inaccessible," and a well curated website by company founder Jonny Bealby includes a wide array of fully tailored experiences to the far reaches of the globe that vary by the degree of wildness, preferred region and whether the idea is group travel or a private event.

The Archeological Institute of America offers an 11-day cruise called "Cultures and Archaeology of the Adriatic Sea" that has the usual Venice-Piran-Dubrovnik itinerary as well as journeys to places such as ancient Tunisian sites, the Roman city of Aquileia or the town of Egnathia, where adventurers explore ruins dating back to 4 B.C.

More adventurous travelers can partake in a 30-day Wakhan Corridor Trek through Afghanistan and Tajikistan. A bit shorter is the nine-day Wild Walk in the Caucasus, which traverses the great Georgian mountain range in a group hike that includes crossing the Abodelauri Pass and camping in pastures along the Russian border.

For those looking to embrace their inner Jonny Quest, there's the Archeological Institute of America, chartered by the U.S. Congress -- the largest organization in North American devoted exclusively to archaeology. Its AIA Tour Programs aim to bring a better understanding of archeology to the broader public and offers a diverse series of organized tours around the world led by AIA lecturers for groups never larger than 25.

Standout AIA adventures this year include an 11-day luxury cruise on the Corinthian II. "Cultures and Archaeology of the Adriatic Sea" has the usual Venice-Piran-Dubrovnik itinerary but supplements it with more in-depth journeys to places such as the Roman city of Aquileia or the town of Egnathia, where adventurers explore ruins dating back to 4 B.C. True swashbucklers can opt for an 11-day trek into Tunisia's most famous archeological sites and ancient holy cities, including the amphitheater at El Jem and ruins still being excavated.

1 of 2

Select the service that is right for you!

COMPARE ALL SERVICES
Action Alerts PLUS
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer and Stephanie Link actively manage a real portfolio and reveal their money management tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
  • Weekly roundups
TheStreet Quant Ratings
Try it NOW
Only $49.95/yr

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
  • Upgrade/downgrade alerts
Stocks Under $10
Try it NOW

David Peltier, uncovers low dollar stocks with extraordinary upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
  • Weekly roundups
Dividend Stock Advisor
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer's protege, David Peltier, identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Alerts when market news affect the portfolio
  • Bi-weekly updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Real Money Pro
Try it NOW

All of Real Money, plus 15 more of Wall Street's sharpest minds delivering actionable trading ideas, a comprehensive look at the market, and fundamental and technical analysis.

Product Features:
  • Real Money + Doug Kass Plus 15 more Wall Street Pros
  • Intraday commentary & news
  • Ultra-actionable trading ideas
Options Profits
Try it NOW

Our options trading pros provide daily market commentary and over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • 100+ monthly options trading ideas
  • Actionable options commentary & news
  • Real-time trading community
  • Options TV
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
Submit an article to us!
DOW 16,960.57 -123.23 -0.72%
S&P 500 1,978.34 -9.64 -0.48%
NASDAQ 4,449.5640 -22.5440 -0.50%

Brokerage Partners

Rates from Bankrate.com

  • Mortgage
  • Credit Cards
  • Auto

Free Newsletters from TheStreet

My Subscriptions:

After the Bell

Before the Bell

Booyah! Newsletter

Midday Bell

TheStreet Top 10 Stories

Winners & Losers

Register for Newsletters
Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs