Meet Barbara Neary, an intrepid adventure travel guide since 1982, with the maturity and grounded perspective of many years in the professional world. From her wilder days of leading white water rafting trips on the rivers of Asia, South America and the Western U.S., Barbara also brings the spirit of adventure and the joy of communing deeply with life into all of her endeavors.
Embracing the people and traditions of each country whole-heartedly, she has often lived with local families and learned their languages and customs. Embracing nature itself with an unusual capacity for intuitively negotiating its wonders and challenges, Barbara has trekked the Himalaya, sea kayaked in Tierra del Fuego and run over 56 stretches of river up to Class V+, including several “first descents” in Chile, India, and Bhutan.
Now, as a businesswoman with the heart of an explorer, she excels at planning and orchestrating custom group travel across the globe. Leveraging her local connections for unprecedented access to extraordinary places and authentic cross-cultural experiences, Barbara offers a uniquely intimate immersion in each landscape and culture visited. With an emphasis on luxury, your impeccably designed experience will be rich and memorable. Whether you are looking for an exploration of sacred sites, a culinary adventure, or a more robust encounter with mountains and wild rivers, Barbara will create your personalized travel experience and send you on the journey of a lifetime.