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Biking, Climbing, Kayaking, And Hiking Lake Tahoe This Summer Based From A Deluxe, Catered Camp

This summer vacationers can put their own price tag on Bonvoy Adventure Travel's six-day, all-inclusive wilderness and multi-sport catered camping adventure in and around Lake Tahoe, CA.

A purpose-driven itinerary introduces adventurers to lake kayaking, rock climbing, hiking and mountain biking on portions of the 165-mile Tahoe Rim Trail looping around what may well be the most beautiful lake in America, ranked the 10th deepest lake in the world (with water clarity of 70 ft.).

"This region in the Sierra Nevadas is home to the iconic rocky outcroppings you imagine when you think of the great American West," says Sean Jackson, Bonvoy Adventure Travel founder and CEO.  "We'll be getting to know the land intimately as we rock climb and mountain bike up and across some incredible terrain. The lake itself is a gorgeous thing to behold. To celebrate the aquatic goodness we'll be kayaking into Emerald Bay, a premier little hideaway, as well as hiking around the water's edge."

A full day of mountain biking brings guests to the top of steep cliffs for expansive views. After climbing instruction and getting rigged out in high-performance gear, guests learn how to ascend one of Lake Tahoe's premier climbing walls, the granite face called Lover's Leap. Kayaking across Lake Tahoe's coastline includes a visit to the Scandinavian-style Vikingsholm (a Scandinavian-themed castle built nearly 100 years ago). On mountain bikes guests explore the Flume Trail for 14 miles one way along the lake's rim, hundreds of feet above and just a few feet away from the cliff's edge. Hiking the Tahoe Rim trail showcases lush forest and wildflower-strewn, high-alpine meadows.

"Bonvoy is targeting a new generation of traveler who is less intimidated by extreme sports and comfy camping," notes Jackson, "We provide an environment that doesn't feel like a group tour but rather like an outing with friends."

Bonvoy Adventure Travel ( offers flexible pricing on a suggested per person rate of $1,551 for exploring this world-class wilderness icon. Departures for up to 10 guests each are, in July, 8-13, 15-20 and 22-27; and in August 5-10, 12-17 and 19-24. The rate includes roundtrip ground transportation from Reno International Airport (RNO) to the campsite and all transportation during the trip; all camping gear and camp set up and breakdown; gourmet meals; instructors and guides and equipment for all adventure activities. No prior experience for any of the activities is required.

Setting a new precedent in group travel, Bonvoy Adventure Travel is asking clients to decide what they're willing to pay for their journey into the wild. This is the first and only travel company offering Flex Pricing that lets travelers name their own prices on select domestic trips. With more control over travel costs, Jackson hopes people can find wiggle room in their budgets for much needed getaways this year.

On the company's all-inclusive, week-long domestic, guests relax into camp as staff handle the details of living comfortably in the wilderness, including making sure that the beer and wine are well stocked. In addition to detail-oriented staff, the company partners with ICEDot, an emergency notification service to provide an extra level of safety during each trip. International trips at set prices are two weeks or longer and usually include inns and lodges at night. Not included are gratuities to guides and airfare. Domestic trips are normally camping itineraries (except in winter when lodging is utilized) for groups of up to 10 participants with two guides.

For 2014 information and trip reservations please call (212) 542-0735, or visit
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