Customized World Expeditions

Jock Montgomery offers world expeditions for kayaking, bicycling, and trekking.

Join us on a unique adventure

Compass Rose Expeditions offers world expeditions in Bhutan, Nepal, Mongolia, Sri Lanka, China, Tibet, Japan as well as South America, North America, the Near East, and Europe.

Each expedition and photography tour is organized and led by Jock Montgomery, an attentive mentor, skilled outdoor leader, and photographer (JockMontgomery.com).

Upcoming Trips

Riding Bhutan quiet roads early morning and heading towards Pele La Pass (3300m).

Bhutan Bicycle Tour: Cyclist’s Shangri-La — April 2015

If you want a very personal experience of Bhutan, there is no better way than with a bike. Twelve-day traverse of the Himalayan kingdom on spectacular, traffic-free roads.

A Tibetan man carrying his grandson on his back, Yunnan China

Yunnan, Shangri-La, and the Tea Horse Road — June 2015

National Geographic photographer Michael Yamashita and Jock Montgomery lead a photo tour of an ancient trade route, now a UNESCO natural heritage site.

A muslim Mongolian nomad with his horse

Orkhon Valley Adventure in Mongolia — August 2015

Bicycling, canoeing, and hiking through the cultural and historic landscape of the Orkhon Valley in Mongolia, a crossroads of civilization for over two millennia.

Baby elephant, Yala National Park, Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka: Land of Serendipity — October 2015

National Geographic photographer Michael Yamashita and Jock Montgomery lead a photo tour to a land concentrated with culture, human history, and biodiversity.

Karma Tshering at Punakha Dzong, Bhutan

Bhutan: New Views of the Buddhist Kingdom — November 2015

Join writer, teacher, and photographer Sean Kernan and adventure travel guide Jock Montgomery on a photographic tour and creative workshop.