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Festivals & Special Events Trips & Tours

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Rhine Holiday Markets tour

Cultural, Small Ship Cruise

5.0 | Excellent | 19 Reviews
8 Days
$ 300 per day
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Luxury - 5 star

Luxury - 5 star Lodging LevelThe highest level of comfort and service. All accomodations are in four or five star hotels, boutique lodges or high-end homestays.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: France, Germany, Switzerland, Heidelberg, Heidelberg Castle, Koblenz, Notre Dame Cathedral, Strasbourg
From
$ 2,399

Highlights

  • Explore Basel and its marvelous Christmas Market
  • Visit the magnificent Notre-Dame Cathedral
  • Discover Germany’s most beautiful city Heidelberg
  • Enjoy Cruising through the romantic Rhine River
  • Visit Cologne and its famous Gothic cathedral
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Halloween in Transylvania tour

Festivals & Special Events

4.6 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
10 Days
$ 149 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: Romania, Bucharest, Transylvania
From
$ 1,515

Highlights

  • Transylvania conjures up images of haunted castles, gothic churches and vampires. Where better to spend Halloween than in the 12th-century town of Sighisoara, the birthplace of Count Dracula? Things are about to get medi-evil
  • Visit Biertan’s 15th-century fortified church, equipped to withstand long sieges and shelter the whole village in times of war. There’s even a ‘matrimonial prison’ where couples wanting to divorce were subjected to the Middle Ages’ idea of marriage counselling
  • A homestay with in the traditional Saxon village of Viscri exposes you to Romanian hospitality and some finger-licking home-cooked food
  • Delve into the communist past and the thriving, artistic present-day vibe of Bucharest, a city often underrated by travellers. The grand architecture of the 1980’s Palace of the Parliament is particularly awe-inspiring
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The Canadian at Christmas tour

Nature & Wildlife, Train & Rail Journeys

3.8 | Great | 17 Reviews
11 Days
$ 398 per day
Type: Group Tour
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star

Premium - 4 star Lodging Level3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.

Physical:
Very Easy

Very Easy Physical LevelMinimal walking. Motor vehicles for all major parts of trip. Wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Most cruises.

Visits: Canada, Edmonton, Jasper, Jasper National Park, Niagara Falls, Toronto, Vancouver
From
$ 4,375

Highlights

  • Toronto including a guided tour
  • Niagara Falls
  • Jasper
  • 4 nights on board the Canadian
  • The Canadian Shield
  • Vancouver including a guided tour
  • Winnipeg
  • Edmonton
  • Farewell dinner in the 'Top of Vancouver' revolving restaurant
  • The Rockies
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Galapagos Christmas Cruise tour

Nature & Wildlife, Small Ship Cruise

5.0 | Excellent | 16 Reviews
8 Days
$ 499 per day
Type: Small Ship Cruise
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Moderate

Moderate Physical LevelRegular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.

Visits: Ecuador, Galapagos, Guayaquil, Quito, Santiago
From
$ 3,995

Highlights

  • Explore the white sand beaches and the quiet waters of the lagoons
  • See the volcanic views at Sullivan Bay
  • Visit the shores of Darwin Bay on Genovesa Island
  • Have many opportunities to go kayaking, swimming, or snorkeling
  • Visit the Arnaldo Tupiza Breeding Center to learn more about the famous giant tortoises of the Galapagos
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Mongolia’s Naadam Festival and Lake Baikal tour

High Adventure, Cultural, Local Immersion & Homestays, Train & Rail Journeys, Festivals & Special Events

12 Days
Type: Group Tour
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star

Premium - 4 star Lodging Level3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: Mongolia, Russia, Lake Baikal
From
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Highlights

  • Gain insight into the nomadic life and culture of the Gobi’s dauntless residents when you meet with camel breeders and stay in a traditional canvas and felt ger.
  • Witness thrilling tests of courage and strength at the Naadam Festival as spirited contestants including young boys and girls gather from distant corners of Mongolia to compete in wrestling, archery and horse racing.
  • Follow in the footsteps of the original Indiana Jones as you discover the Flaming Cliffs where adventurer Roy Chapman Andrews discovered the first-known nest of dinosaur eggs.
  • Spend a day exploring the shores of the world’s deepest lake; this historic 50-mile stretch of the original Trans-Siberian Railway traverses 200 bridges along magnificent Lake Baikal.
  • Immerse in the culture, history and daily life of a remote and picturesque island; Olkhon, the largest island in Lake Baikal, is home to just 1,500 residents and is revered as a sacred site by the indigenous Buryat people.
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Bath & Bristol Christmas Markets tour

Train & Rail Journeys

3.8 | Great | 17 Reviews
4 Days
$ 108 per day
Type: Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: England, United Kingdom
From
$ 431

Highlights

  • Bristol and its Christmas Market
  • Bath, a UNESCO World Heritage City
  • Bath Christmas Market
  • The Avon Valley Railway
  • Lacock Abbey and village
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First Class Glacier Express at New Year tour

Cultural, Train & Rail Journeys

3.8 | Great | 17 Reviews
10 Days
$ 292 per day
Type: Group Tour
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star

Premium - 4 star Lodging Level3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: Switzerland, Paris, Strasbourg, Zermatt
From
$ 2,917

Highlights

  • Historic Brig
  • Zermatt & the Matterhorn
  • New Year's Eve on the Glacier Express
  • Lunch on board the Glacier Express
  • Chur, Switzerland's oldest town
  • New Year's Eve five-course meal with wine
  • A glass of wine at midnight and fireworks over Chur
  • Journey on the Bernina Express
  • Lucerne
  • GRJ First Class Swiss Travel Card
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Classic India tour

Cultural, Nature & Wildlife, Festivals & Special Events

5.0 | Excellent | 95 Reviews
15 Days
$ 480 per day
Type: Private Guided
Lodging:
Luxury - 5 star

Luxury - 5 star Lodging LevelThe highest level of comfort and service. All accomodations are in four or five star hotels, boutique lodges or high-end homestays.

Physical:
Very Easy

Very Easy Physical LevelMinimal walking. Motor vehicles for all major parts of trip. Wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Most cruises.

Visits: India, Agra, Agra Fort, Delhi, Fatehpur Sikri, Jaipur, Jama Masjid, Khajuraho, Qutab Minar, Taj Mahal, Varanasi
From
$ 7,195

Highlights

  • Visits to Jama Masjid, Qutub Minar, Humayan's Tomb and Gandhi's home
  • Explore the Taj Mahal
  • Wander Varanasi and take a boat ride on the Ganges
  • Visit Sanchi, Bhopal and Mandu
  • Visit Panna Wildlife Park
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Nepal: Lo Manthang At Festival Time tour

Cultural, Climbing & Mountaineering

5.0 | Excellent | 95 Reviews
19 Days
$ 437 per day
Type: Private Guided
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star

Premium - 4 star Lodging Level3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.

Physical:
Moderate

Moderate Physical LevelRegular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.

Visits: Nepal, Bhaktapur, Kathmandu, Pokhara
From
$ 8,295

Highlights

  • Visit  Swayambunath,  the  lotus  stupa,  at sunrise.
  • Visit Mount  Kailas 
  • Visit the wonderful Mountaineering Museum.
  • See  the  village  of Ghyakar  appearing in  the west  as  the path  rounds  a corner.
  • Enjoy viewing  Nilgiri,  Tilicho  Peak  and  Yakawa  Kang,  the  peak  that  dominates  the Thorong Pass on  the Annapurna Circuit.
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Little Tibet tour

Cultural

4.6 | Excellent | 65 Reviews
16 Days
$ 116 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Moderate

Moderate Physical LevelRegular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.

Visits: India, Delhi
From
$ 1,854

Highlights

  • Leh - Explore Hemis, Tikse and Tak Tak monasteries
  • Alchi - Stay in a picturesque village near mighty Indus river with day walks to local villages and monasteries
  • Manali - Colourful town situated in a beautiful valley
  • Dharamsala - Visit the home of Tibet's exiled religious leader, the Dalai Lama
  • Amritsar - Soak up the incredible atmosphere at the Sikh's holiest shrine, the Golden Temple
  • Delhi - Take a rickshaw through the narrow lanes of Chandni Chowk bazaar
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