To kick start, a gastronomy trip to Peru and an adventure-filled trip to the Arctic.
Travel Quest curates one-of-a-kind journeys that enable travelers to see varied destinations through a unique lens with myriad experiences that open one’s mind and also impart new ways of engaging in the world around us.
A Travel Quest’s curated journeys are primarily centered around 5 key focus areas including – Art & Culture, Wildlife, Gastronomy, Adventure, and Offbeat travel. Under each of these pillars, they are looking to create 2 to 3 fixed departures every year led by an expert, influencer, or celebrity in that space. Travelers can choose to join them for the carefully curated small group journeys of 10- 12 evolved travelers scheduled, or one can also have them design a private transformational journey based on your lifestyle and travel preferences. Every journey is unique in its own way and they are dedicated to making it momentous.
For 2022- 2023, the experts at A Travel Quest have exclusively designed the following intimate group journeys that aim to inspire wanderlust and encourage perceptive travelers to explore different corners of the world as never seen before! From a unique journey of gastronomy with insights into the culinary traditions across Peru to an extraordinary expedition in the Arctic filled with adventures to be had across uncharted landscapes.
- Peru with Chef Prateek Sadhu
Scheduled from 2nd to 12th November 2022 (10 nights), A Travel Quest has got renowned Chef Prateek Sadhu onboard as the culinary expert to lead the journey across Peru, curated for a small group of 10 travelers. This journey will let travelers explore the culinary wonders of Peru through its people, history, and changing landscapes. Explore these simmering stories from different parts of Peru including Lima, Paracas and Sacred Valley, and Cusco.
Having worked at some of the world’s finest kitchens including Masque in India, he has developed a food philosophy that places local ingredients at the fore, sourcing within the region and foraging for ‘lost’ ingredients. Chef Prateek Sadhu adds, “For me, Peru is one of the biggest gastronomic destinations in the world because of its vibrant culture and rich cuisine. There is nothing like discovering a country through its food, culture, and people. I am really excited to be heading to Peru with A Travel Quest, on this unique gastronomic experience.”
- Arctic Expedition – Lofoten & Svalbard Islands
Scheduled from 15th to 22nd March 2023 or 7th to 14th April 2023 (7 nights each), A Travel Quest invites travelers to experience the High Arctic like never before. Go on this small intimate polar expedition for 10-12 travelers to the untouched Arctic wilderness of Svalbard and Lofoten. Cross the Arctic Ocean to the last few islands before the North Pole. Get a chance to see the spectacular Northern Lights, spot white-tailed eagles, cormorants, and eiders, and visit small fishing villages.
Sharing his vision for A Travel Quest and the launch, Pritish Shah – Founder & CEO said, “The experience economy has boomed over the recent years and today’s luxury consumers are seeking out transcending experiences. Curation plays an important role in what we do at A Travel Quest. Our small group journeys can be either bought out as a concept for your private group or on a per-seat basis. Each trip is led by an expert in the field, be it a celebrity, influencer, or an authoritarian whose presence can bring a different dimension to these unique experiences and destinations.
We did our first immersive group trip to Finland in 2019 where DESIGN was the focus. Our 5 guests experienced how design goes beyond what appeals to the eye. Diving deeper into its impacts on the day-to-day functionality of the lives of the Finnish people. Our upcoming trip to Peru has a focus on gastronomy and is being led by one of India’s leading chefs – Prateek Sadhu (Ex-Masque).
We plan to launch 2-3 intimate group trips each year under each of our five themes of – Adventure, Gastronomy, Wildlife, Art & Culture & Offbeat Journeys. Apart from this, we will be launching our 2023 calendar around various upcoming festivals and events.”