Category: Journeys

Iceland Summer Travel

Iceland Summer Travel

Iceland summer travel opens up a world of adventure for the intrepid traveler. Travel there with Ker & Downey for ultimate VIP experiences and luxury in the “Land of Fire and Ice.” Your Iceland summer travel adventure begins the moment you step off the plane. A private car and driver meet you and whisk you away to the Blue Lagoon Geothermal Spa where you’ll have the ultimate VIP experience in the exclusive lounge. Lava and thermal water meet at this incredible geothermal spa. The Blue Lagoon’s warm water and natural active ingredients of mineral salts, silica and blue green algae […]

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A Culinary Tour of Japan For True Foodies

A Culinary Tour of Japan For True Foodies

Ker & Downey’s eight-day luxury culinary tour of Japan is a delicious treat for your taste buds. If Japan isn’t on your list as a foodie travel destination, it should be! Tokyo boasts more Michelin stars than any other city and Osaka is one of the world’s foremost foodie havens. Ker & Downey’s eight-day culinary tour of Japan is an indulgent voyage for your taste buds exploring the delicious world of Japanese cuisine. It’s jam-packed with excursions, tours, and private cooking lessons that explore Japan’s distinct culinary flavors. You’ll visit a depachika – an underground food basement that features a […]

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Our Top 3 Luxury Primate Safaris Around the World

Our Top 3 Luxury Primate Safaris Around the World

Discover the world’s primates with Ker & Downey’s top three luxury primate safaris around the world. Lemurs | A Madagascar Safari Travel to the island country of Madagascar to seek out its endemic lemurs with primate safaris into the Andasibe-Mantandia National Park, home to the famous Indri Indri lemurs, the Gallery Forest, home to large groups of ring tailed lemurs, and night walks in the Forest of Zenavo to spot Sifakas and sleeping White-foot Sportive lemurs. Home to nearly 100 species of lemur, Madagascar is the only place these fascinating creatures are found naturally in the wild.  Madagascar primate safaris […]

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A Luxury Malaysian Food Tour

A Luxury Malaysian Food Tour

Ker & Downey’s Malaysian Food Tour is a journey that indulges all of your senses with private cooking classes, visits to local markets, and gourmet dining options. It includes a couple nights in Singapore to compliment an incredible food tour of diverse flavors. Malaysia hosts a variety of different cultures, each contributing different flavors to favorite dishes to create distinct and vibrant cuisine that reflects the eclectic influences and traditions carried throughout its history. Home to a cultural melting pot of Chinese, Malays, and Indians, its beloved cuisine utilizes an exciting blend of spices, flavors, and cooking techniques. You can […]

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Swim With the Tonga Humpback Whales

Swim With the Tonga Humpback Whales

Swim with the Tonga humpback whales on this unforgettable journey from Ker & Downey pairing private luxury aboard the MV Tarquin with land and sea excursions. Each summer, a population of humpback whales make their way north from the Antarctic to the reef-protected waters of the Vavu’u islands to mate and give birth to their calves. The annual migration of the whales to waters of Tonga complete a remarkable cycle. Tonga is one of the few places in the world where you can actually witness this natural phenomena under water, swimming alongside the whales. On Ker & Downey’s Tonga Whale […]

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Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro: Ascend to the Roof of Africa

Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro: Ascend to the Roof of Africa

Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro with Ker &  Downey is an exciting journey to the Roof of Africa! It ascends the mountain on the Rongai Route and returns on the popular Marangu Route for a well-rounded adventure.  Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro – it’s a bucket list item for many adventure travelers. And rightly so. It’s the highest peak in Africa, yet its summit is very accessible. For some, a walking stick and proper clothing are all that’s required to reach the crater rim. Ker & Downey’s newest journey to Tanzania will have you climbing Mount Kilimanjaro in no time. On our seven-day climb, […]

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Kenya Family Safari - The Ultimate Family Holiday

Kenya Family Safari – The Ultimate Family Holiday

Ker & Downey’s Kenya Family Safari is the ideal family getaway in the African bush. It’s an all-ages luxury adventure through some of the country’s most memorable landscapes and game-rich areas. The Kenya Family Safari begins with one night at the unforgettable Giraffe Manor, just outside of Nairobi. It’s world-renown for its resident herd of Rothschild giraffe who can often be found poking their long necks through the windows in search of a treat. Your children will delight at the interaction with the unabashed animals. Then you and your family are off off to Ol Pejeta Bush Camp in the […]

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South Africa Walking Safari: A Walk on the Wild Side

South Africa Walking Safari: A Walk on the Wild Side

Ker & Downey’s South Africa walking safari takes travelers into to the wild with a two-week journey through the Big Five ecosystems of Marakele National Park, along the famed Oystercatcher Trail, and into the Cederberg Mountains. The Ker & Downey South Africa walking safari begins in Marakele National Park at MORE’s newest luxury outpost – Marataba Trails Lodge. It’s South Africa’s only non-malaria big five walking trail, and it’s under four hours from Johannesburg. The Marakele National Park is a setting that can only be described as breathtaking, unique, and strikingly beautiful. Red rock mountains give way to lush, green […]

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South Africa Villas: Private Luxury in Cape Town and the Bush

South Africa Villas: Private Luxury in Cape Town and the Bush

South Africa villas provide an exclusive way to explore the diverse country in complete luxury. With Ker & Downey, you’ll experience the epitome of elegance on a 13-day journey through Cape Town, the Thornybush Game Reserve, and the Waterberg. The One Above Penthouse is the ultimate Cape Town address and the start of your journey through South Africa. The two-story penthouse is perched atop One&Only Cape Town’s Marina Rise and is the most expensive piece of residential real estate ever sold in Africa. This exclusive South Africa villa is part of the prestigious Royal Portfolio Collection by Liz Biden, so […]

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People-to-People Cuba Travel: The Who, What, and How to Traveling in Cuba

People-to-People Cuba Travel: The Who, What, and How to Traveling in Cuba

People-to-People Cuba travel allows U.S citizens to travel to Cuba on a limited basis. Dig into one of the world’s most fascinating and up-and-coming destinations with Ker & Downey. With the recent restoration of full diplomatic relations between the United States and Cuba, you might be curious about traveling to Cuba. While traveling purely for the purposes of tourism is off limits, people-to-people travel is not. This begs the question, what exactly is people-to-people travel? And how do you do it? People-to-People Cuba People-to-people travel allows U.S. citizens to travel to Cuba for the purpose of participating in cultural experiences, connecting with […]

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