Over Ten Years of Experience. And a Fresh Perspective.

​Travel has never been more accessible, but making the right choices has never been more challenging. Whether the journey you seek centers on exploring European capitals, the thrill of an African safari or hiking in Patagonia, wandering the temples of Southeast Asia, or just finding real “down time” on board a luxury ship or on the perfect beach, the choices can seem limitless. Finding the most comfortable accommodation, the best tours and experiences, the most knowledgeable guides, or the right cruise can be daunting, given the myriad of seemingly perfect options found on the internet, in media, or by word of mouth.

Great Departures’ mission is to minimize the challenge in making those choices, by getting to know you and how you travel. We offer worldwide, full service travel planning that focuses on understanding the experiences that matter most to our clients. We combine that knowledge with our own expertise to tailor your own unique journey, one that is personal and supremely memorable. Our dedication to service and over ten years of customized travel planning manifests itself in unforgettable travel experiences for our clients. And our affiliation with Ensemble Travel Group, one of the most prominent consortia of travel planners and suppliers in the industry, gives you access the very best providers and perks in the world.

We would welcome the opportunity to work with you. Whether we plan your next quick getaway or the unforgettable journey of a lifetime, our goal is to make your experience extraordinary.

121 South Palm Canyon Drive
Palm Springs, California 92262