Best in the Country By Condé Nast Traveler

Best in the Country By Condé Nast Traveler


Local Travel Company Experts Named Among the Best in the Country
By Condé Nast Traveler

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — Both Myths and Mountains Founder Dr. Antonia (Toni) Neubauer and Vice President Allie Almario have been named to the list of the world’s best “experience-makers” this week by Condé Nast Traveler; Toni as the expert for Nepal and Bhutan; Allie for The Galapagos Islands. Both experts went through a rigorous vetting procedure in order to be named to the list by one of the world’s top luxury travel magazines.

The Reno-Lake Tahoe area is lucky to have one of the top North American adventure travel companies in the area. Myths and Mountains have been recognized not only by Condé Nast Traveler as the best in their fields, but also by honored by Wendy Perrin, The London Observer, National Geographic Traveler, Tourism Cares and many others.

Readers of Condé Nast Traveler are those who want to go someplace special and create memories not available to just anyone. According to the magazine, “These on-the-ground fixers don’t dole out canned itineraries. They can get you a meeting with famous Buddhist teachers or rustle up a private 737 for your wedding party when their scheduled flight is canceled.”

The magazine notes that Toni Neubauer’ expertise in Nepal and Tibet “can get you into ancient Hindu temples and even set up a meeting with the Dalai Lama.” Allie Almario “has in-depth knowledge of every luxury ship in the Galapagos Islands.” Creating customized itineraries for clients who want something beyond the standard trip or tour is what they do at Myths and Mountains. They believe in connecting travelers with the people and cultures they visit. That skill is rightfully acknowledged by Conde Nast Traveler. 

A complete listing of 2017 trips for is available on the Myths and Mountains website including departures to Asia and South America signed by Founder Toni Neubauer and VP Allie Almario. Of special note are the trips which include visits to the READ Global community resource centers in Asia. This non-profit organization was started by Toni in 1991 as a way to give back to communities in the destinations to which they travel.

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About Myths and Mountains

Veteran adventurer Dr. Antonia Neubauer founded Myths and Mountains in 1988 to foster intimate cross-cultural experiences, offering tours designed to take travelers to the very heart of the places they visit. The company’s mission to provide handcrafted, experiential journeys has created a solid place for Myths and Mountains in the adventure travel industry. They have been Trusted Travel Experts on the Wendy Perrin WOW List since 2015; Allie Almario is the WOW expert for Ecuador and the Galapagos, while Dr. Neubauer is the WOW expert for Bhutan, Nepal and now Myanmar. Dr. Neubauer has also been Condé Nast Traveler’s Nepal Top Travel Specialist since 2011 while Allie joined the elite list as a Galapagos Top Travel Specialist in 2015. Achievements: 2016 Best Luxury Travel Blogs, 2015 Tourism Cares Award for Legacy in Travel Philanthropy and National Geographic Traveler's 50 Tours of A Lifetime; 2014 London Observer Ethical Award for Travel and Active Times Best Adventure Travel Company; 2013 National Geographic Traveler's Top 50 Tours of A Lifetime and International Institute For Peace Through Tourism - Ambassador For Peace Award.

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