Destinations and Experiences

Sold Out: Hill Towns of Italy
June 23 - July 1, 2020
From $3,545 excluding air

Immerse yourself in the beauty of Tuscany, from its hilltop towns and fertile valleys, to its Renaissance masterpieces and irresistible Tuscan cuisine. Explore olive groves, wineries, and winding lanes, and linger inside welcoming basilicas and soulful piazzas on this weeklong adventure based in the beautiful Estrucan town of Cortona. This trip is sold out.

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Sold Out: Changing the Tides of History Cruising the Baltic Sea
June 29 - July 8, 2020
From $6,695 excluding air

Experience the cultural rebirth of the Baltic states, the magnificent imperial riches of St. Petersburg, and the luminous “White Nights of Summer” on this remarkable six-country, eight-night Baltic Sea cruise. By special arrangement, enjoy an enriching presentation by former President of Poland Lech Wałęsa. Cruise aboard the exclusively chartered, Five-Star LE DUMONT D’URVILLE from Copenhagen, Denmark, to Stockholm, Sweden, visiting Gda´nsk, Poland; Tallin, Estonia; Helsinki, Finland; and Visby, Sweden. Spend two days in St. Petersburg. Wonders of Norway Pre-Cruise and Splendors of Stockholm Post-Cruise Options. This trip is sold out.

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Cruise the Rhine River
July 5 - 13, 2020
From $3,445 excluding air

Treat the entire family to a seven-night Rhine River cruise that will delight travelers of all ages! Journey aboard a first-class ship, and explore the storied Rhine Valley, Amsterdam, Cologne and more. Visit four countries and choose from a variety of included excursions, from wine tasting to hiking and cycling, plus onboard fun for the kids!

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Scotland (New Departure Date)
July 25 - August 3, 2020
From $4,995 per person/double occupancy, single rate is $7,795 excluding air

Explore the inspiring history, exuberant culture, and inviting gastronomical delights of Scotland—from the bustling cities of Edinburgh and Glasgow, to the windswept islands of Skye and Arran—and the Highlands themselves. Admire craggy cliff-side castles built to protect their inhabitants, sample renown hearty fare and heavenly spirits refined over centuries, and take in the iconic music that illustrates the tales of this extraordinary land. Wander cobblestoned streets, peruse museum relics, visit delightful shops to browse works crafted by skilled masters, and perhaps even try on a traditional tartan or two. The previous departure date for this trip, July 18, is no longer available.

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Paris featuring the African-American Experience
August 22 - 30, 2020
From $3,845 excluding air

Following World War I, many African-Americans found a home in Paris. During this seven-night journey, discover how African-American culture influenced the City of Light on specially designed excursions featuring Montmartre, the Left Bank, and an evening at a jazz club. Plus, enjoy a Seine cruise and a guided Louvre tour!

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Treasures of Peru: With Machu Picchu & Lake Titicaca
August 24 - September 3, 2020
From $5,087 including air

A land of treasures archaeological, cultural, and natural awaits your small group on this engaging 11-day tour. The Peruvian discovery begins with Lima’s colonial and modern highlights. See several of Cuzco’s important sacred sites then experience Peru’s rich cultural heritage in the beautiful Sacred Valley, visiting Incan ruins and indigenous villages. Overnighting at a nearby hotel, take two guided tours of astounding Machu Picchu. Encounter Sacsayhuamán’s impressive ruins and enjoy a home-hosted lunch in Cuzco. Traveling through Peru’s scenic altiplano, reach stunning Lake Titicaca and spend a day exploring. Discover the Amazon rainforest’s wonders on an optional 4-day/4-night post-tour extension.

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Southern Africa
Journey to Southern Africa
September 13 - 28, 2020
From $7,745 excluding air

Thrill to the wildlife and wonder of South Africa, Zimbabwe and Botswana! Witness abundant animal life and tour historic Cape Town. Walk the footsteps of Nelson Mandela on Robben Island; see his home in Soweto. Travel in Victorian elegance on the Rovos Rail through Hwange Game Reserve to majestic Victoria Falls!

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Greece ~ Athens & Poros
September 24 - October 3, 2020
From $3,245 excluding air

Stand in awe of the Parthenon looming above the city of Athens. Soak up island life amid whitewashed homes and tavernas on Poros. Toast Dionysus, the Greek god of wine, in a vineyard. Discover ancient theaters, lost kingdoms and more during this romantic eight-night adventure celebrating the best of Greece’s Saronic Islands. No single supplement!

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October 6 - 17, 2020
From $6,995 per person/double occupancy, single rate is $8,995 excluding air

Experience the spectacular wildlife, colorful traditions, and sun-drenched savannas of Tanzania during this 12-day journey of a lifetime to the lands of Tarangire, Olduvai Gorge, the Ngorongoro Crater, and the rarely seen Western Serengeti. The year-round migration of grazing herbivores across the Serengeti Plains is one of the greatest spectacles of the natural world. Trekking with expert naturalist guides in 4x4 Land Cruisers, savor the suspense as you scan the breathtaking terrain where it’s possible to encounter lions, cheetahs, leopards, elephants, wildebeests, zebras, primates, antelopes, gazelles, crocodiles, and more than a thousand species of birds.

Rivieras and Islands
October 10 - 18, 2020
From $4,995 excluding air

Cruise for seven nights from Barcelona to Rome aboard the exclusively chartered, Five-Star Le Jacques Cartier. This unique, comprehensive itinerary immerses you in the dynamic history, inimitable art and culture of the sun-drenched French and Italian Rivieras and islands. Visit up to five UNESCO World Heritage sites, including Carcassonne’s medieval fortifications and the picture-perfect cliffside villages of Italy’s Cinque Terre. Explore Corsica’s fortified town of Bonifacio. Visit either Florence or Pisa. Along the enchanting Côte d’Azur, enjoy specially arranged excursions in Monaco, Marseille and Nice. Barcelona Pre-Cruise Options and Rome Post-Cruise.

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New Zealand
Exploring Australia & New Zealand
October 10 - 31, 2020
From $9,884 including air

Fascinating culture and natural splendor await in the Lands Down Under on this wide-ranging 22-day small group journey, from Cairns and the spectacular Great Barrier Reef to sophisticated Sydney and nautical Auckland. Embark on an Aboriginal “dreamtime” tour in Alice Springs and watch the sun set over fabled Ayers Rock. With three nights in Sydney, see the city’s sights and explore independently. Visit spectacular Mt. Cook National Park, cruise through breathtaking Milford Sound, and discover Queenstown. In Rotorua, experience Maori culture. Your journey ends in Auckland, with the option to enjoy more time here with a 3 day/2-night post-tour extension.

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Swiss Alps
Swiss Alps & The Italian Lakes (New Departure Date)
October 18 - 27, 2020
From $3,945 excluding air

Enjoy high alpine splendor in glamorous St. Moritz and get to know the much-loved Italian Lakes region. Along the way, enjoy the natural beauty and distinct cultures of two countries. Stand in awe of magnificent scenery, architecture, and masterpieces including a baroque palace and da Vinci’s “The Last Supper” in Milan on this exciting eight-night journey. The previous departure date for this trip, May 13, has sold out.

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The itineraries outlined in the ad copy above are preliminary and subject to change due to operational conditions. Dates and pricing are current as of August, 2018. All dates and prices are subject to change.