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China Highlights tour

Transformative, High Adventure, Local Immersion & Homestays

4.6 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
9 Days
$ 158 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: China, Beijing, Shanghai, Silk Road
From
$ 1,424

Highlights

  • Like everything it does, China’s ancient history is on an epic scale – see it when face-to-face with thousands of Terracotta Warriors (or thousands of local tourists at the Forbidden City!)
  • Exploring the narrow alleyways of Shanghai's nearby water town of Xitang, you can imagine a life long lost to modernity
  • Escape to the countryside, overnight near the Great Wall at a family run guesthouse, and see this iconic structure without the masses
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Ultimate Iceland Summer 2018 tour

Cultural, Education / Learning

4.5 | Great | 100+ Reviews
10 Days
$ 693 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: Iceland, Akureyri, Blue Lagoon
From
$ 6,925

Highlights

  • City tour in Reykjavik
  • See Eldhraun lava field, Vatnajökull glacier, Eastern fjords and Lake Myvatn
  • View the Gullfoss, Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss waterfalls, Jökulsárlón Glacial Lagoon, the Möðrudalsöræfi plateau, Dettifoss waterfall, boiling mud pools at the Námaskarð pass, lava formations at Dimmuborgir and the Godafoss waterfall
  • Visit the Snæfellsnes Peninsula, the Hallgrímskirkja church in Reykjavik and the world famous Blue Lagoon geothermal spa
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Scotlands Highlands Islands and Cities Summer 2018 tour

Cultural, Education / Learning

4.5 | Great | 100+ Reviews
13 Days
$ 261 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: England, Edinburgh, Glamis Castle, Glasgow, Inverness, Loch Ness, Orkney Islands
From
$ 3,395

Highlights

  • City tour in Edinburgh
  • Orientation of Dundee, Inverness, Orkney Islands, Stirling and Glasgow
  • See Loch Ness, Loch Lomond and the Battlefield at Bannockburn
  • View Jedburgh Abbey, the 18th green at St. Andrews, Eilean Donan Castle and Glencoe
  • Visit Edinburgh Castle, Glamis Castle, the battlefield and Visitor Centre of Culloden, Dunrobin Castle, John O'Groats, Skara Brae, Ullapool, Isle of Skye, Isle of Mull, Isle of Iona, St. Mungo's Cathedral in Glasgow and Stirling Castle
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Italy Bellissimo Summer 2018 tour

Cultural, Education / Learning

4.5 | Great | 100+ Reviews
11 Days
$ 270 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: Italy, Assisi, Rome, Venice
From
$ 2,975

Highlights

  • City tour in Rome, Pompeii, Capri, Assisi and Florence
  • Cruise to the beautiful Isle of Capri and by private launch to St. Mark's Square in Venice
  • Orientation of Venice and Siena
  • View the ancient sites of Rome, the Faraglioni Rocks on the Isle of Capri, Benedictine Abbey in Monte Cassino, the Byzantine St Mark's Basilica, Santa Croce Basilica, Leaning Tower of Pisa and the Duomo in Florence
  • Visit St. Peter's Basilica, the amazing Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel, the Roman Colosseum in Rome, the excavations at Pompeii, the Commonwealth War Cemetery in Cassino, and St. Francis Basilica in Assisi
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Best of France Summer 2018 tour

Cultural, Education / Learning

4.5 | Great | 100+ Reviews
13 Days
$ 258 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: France, Monaco, Bordeaux, Loire Valley, Paris
From
$ 3,350

Highlights

  • City tour in Carcassonne
  • Scenic drive through Dordogne and Loire Valley.
  • Insider walking tour in Paris
  • Orientation of Paris, Beaune, Lyon, Avignon, Monaco, Nice, Arles, Lourdes and Bordeaux
  • See the Roman Ampitheatre and the Cathedral in Arles
  • View the Papal Palace in Avignon, The Royal Palace, Cathedral while in Monaco, Promenade des Anglais and Place Massena in Nice, St Bernadette's Grotto in Lourdes, Esplanade des Quinconces in Bordeaux, the Abbey of Mont St. Michel and the D-Day Beach of Omaha while in Normandy
  • Visit the Hospice de Beaune, Chateau Chenonceau, D-Day Museum, Claude Monet's home at Giverny and the Eiffel Tower
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Peru – Spirit of the Andes tour

Cultural, Education / Learning, Volunteering & Community Service

4.3 | Great | 6 Reviews
14 Days
$ 264 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: Peru, Andes Mountains, Cusco, Machu Picchu, Sacred Valley
From
$ 3,695

Highlights

  • Discover remnants of a well-preserved historic civilization
  • Experience a  thriving modern culture and Relish in the beauty of local hand-woven textiles
  • Breath-taking mountain peaks, and artifacts from one the most powerful empires in human history.
  • Meet local artisans, musicians, and grassroots leaders who’ll share their contributions to Andean society
  • Enjoy the magical ancient city of Machu Picchu, as well as other archaeological sites in the Sacred Valley
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Best of Italy and Sicily Summer 2018 tour

Cultural, Education / Learning

4.5 | Great | 100+ Reviews
15 Days
$ 265 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: Italy, Agrigento, Assisi, Florence, Naples, Pisa, Rome, Sorrento, Venice
From
$ 3,975

Highlights

  • City tour in Rome, Florence, Pompeii, Palermo, Agrigento, Assisi and Capri
  • Cruise by private launch to St. Mark's Square in Venice and sail to the Isle of Capri
  • Orientation of Venice, Taormina and Sorrento
  • View the ancient sites of Rome, Leaning Tower of Pisa, Santa Croce Basilica and the Duomo in Florence, the Byzantine St. Mark's Basilica in Venice, Palermo Cathedral and the fortress town of Enna and Benedictine Abbey in Monte Cassino
  • Visit St. Peter's Basilica, the Roman Colosseum, St. Francis Basilica, the Commonwealth War Cemetery in Cassino, the excavations at Pompeii, the Norman Cathedral at Monreale, the fishing village of Mondello, the Valley of the Temples, the Isle of Capri and the amazing Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel
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Grand Italian Experience Summer 2018 tour

Cultural, Education / Learning

4.5 | Great | 100+ Reviews
17 Days
$ 247 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: Italy, Assisi, Florence, Porto, Rome, Sorrento, Venice
From
$ 4,195

Highlights

  • City tour in Rome, Alberobello, Capri, Pompeii, Assisi and Florence
  • Cruise to the Isle of Capri, by private launch to St. Mark's Square in Venice and cruise to the exclusive resort of Portofino
  • Orientation of Venice
  • View the ancient sites of Rome, the Byzantine St. Mark's Basilica in Venice, the Gothic Cathedral and La Scala Opera House in Milan, the Leaning Tower of Pisa, Santa Croce Basilica and the Duomo in Florence
  • Visit St. Peter's Basilica, the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, the Roman Colosseum, the excavations at Pompeii and St. Francis Basilica in Assisi
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Best of Spain Summer 2018 tour

Cultural, Education / Learning

4.5 | Great | 100+ Reviews
15 Days
$ 223 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: Spain, Barcelona, Granada, Madrid, Pamplona, Seville, Valencia
From
$ 3,395

Highlights

  • City tour in Barcelona, Seville, Córdoba, Toledo and Madrid
  • Orientation of Burgos, Santander, Bilbao, San Sebastian, Pamplona and Valencia
  • View the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, La Concha Bay in San Sebastian, the Cathedral of Zaragoza, the Castle of Peñiscola, Serrano and Quart Towers and the City of Arts and Sciences complex designed by Santiago Calatrava in Valencia
  • Visit The Tomb of El Cid in Burgos, the Alhambra Palace in Granada, the Rock of Gibraltar, Cathedral in Seville, the Mosque of the Caliphs in Córdoba, the Synagogue and Santo Tomé in Toledo and the Prado Museum in Madrid
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Imperial Highlights Summer 2018 - CostSaver tour

Cultural, Education / Learning

4.5 | Great | 100+ Reviews
10 Days
$ 157 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: Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Budapest, Munich, Prague, Salzburg, Vienna
From
$ 1,570

Highlights

  • Bratislava
  • Budapest
  • Győr
  • Munich
  • Prague
  • Regensburg
  • Salzburg
  • Vienna
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Highlights of France Summer 2018 - CostSaver tour

Cultural, Education / Learning

4.5 | Great | 100+ Reviews
13 Days
$ 158 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: France, Monaco, Bordeaux, Loire Valley, Paris
From
$ 2,050

Highlights

  • Avignon
  • Beaune
  • Biarritz
  • Bordeaux
  • Cannes
  • Carcassonne
  • Honfleur
  • Loire Valley
  • Lourdes
  • Lyon
  • Monaco
  • Mont St. Michel
  • Normandy
  • Paris
  • Pont du Gard
  • Rouen
  • St. Émilion
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Imperial Highlights with Oberammergau Imperial Highlights with Oberammergau - CostSaver tour

Cultural, Education / Learning

4.5 | Great | 100+ Reviews
11 Days
$ 175 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: Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Bavaria, Budapest, Munich, Prague, Salzburg, Vienna
From
$ 1,925

Highlights

  • Bratislava
  • Budapest
  • Győr
  • Munich
  • Oberammergau
  • Prague
  • Regensburg
  • Salzburg
  • Vienna
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Highlights of Spain Morocco and Portugal Summer 2018 - CostSaver tour

Cultural, Education / Learning

4.5 | Great | 100+ Reviews
16 Days
$ 118 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: Morocco, Portugal, Spain, Fez, Granada, Lisbon, Madrid, Seville, Toledo
From
$ 1,890

Highlights

  • Casablanca
  • Fatima
  • Fez
  • Granada
  • Lisbon
  • Madrid
  • Marrakesh
  • Rabat
  • Salamanca
  • Seville
  • Toledo
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Southern Spectacular summer 2018 tour

Cultural, Education / Learning

4.5 | Great | 100+ Reviews
10 Days
$ 345 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: New Zealand, Christchurch, Dunedin, Queenstown
From
$ 3,450

Highlights

  • City tour in Dunedin.
  • Cruise on Milford Sound.
  • See spectacular sights in Fiordland National Park en route to Milford Sound.
  • View the Southern Alps from the TranzAlpine train.
  • Visit Franz Josef Glacier, historic Arrowtown, and the Pancake Rocks and Blowholes at Punakaiki.
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Iconic Ireland and Ashford Castle Summer 2018 tour

Cultural, Education / Learning

4.5 | Great | 100+ Reviews
10 Days
$ 280 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: Ireland, Connemara, Dublin, Galway, Kilkenny
From
$ 2,795

Highlights

  • City tour in Dublin
  • Scenic cruise on Lough Corrib
  • Scenic drive around the Ring of Kerry
  • Orientation of Killarney and Galway
  • See Dublin's Georgian Squares
  • View Galway Cathedral
  • Visit St. Patrick's Cathedral and Trinity College in Dublin, Blarney Castle, Torc Waterfall, the Cliffs of Moher and Kylemore Abbey
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Burma Discovery

Cultural

4.9 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
12 Days
$ 267 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: Burma (Myanmar), Yangon
From
$ 3,199

Highlights

  • Visit ule Pagoda,  Shisana Lion Throne, Shwedagon Pagoda during your visit to Yangon
  • See the Ananda Temple
  • Awesome Nyaung Oo Market in Bagan
  • Discover Mandalay
  • See the cultural sight’s Mahamuni Pagoda and Shwe Kyaung
  • Visit Bagaya Kyaung a beautiful teak wood monastery
  • Roam around Amarapura to view the renowned U Bein Bridge
  • Explore the ruins of the vast Mingun Pagoda
  • Amazing Inle Lake where you’ll take a private boat transfer
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Spanish Wonder Summer 2018 tour

Cultural, Education / Learning

4.5 | Great | 100+ Reviews
9 Days
$ 225 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: Spain, Barcelona, Granada, Madrid, Seville, Toledo, Valencia
From
$ 2,025

Highlights

  • City tour in Toledo, Madrid, Córdoba, Seville and Barcelona
  • Orientation of Valencia
  • View the Cave Homes of Guadix, the Serrano and Quart Towers and the City of Arts and Sciences complex designed by Santiago Calatrava in Valencia
  • Visit the Synagogue and Santo Tomé in Toledo, Mosque of the Caliphs in Cordoba, Cathedral in Seville, the Alhambra Palace in Granada, Montjuïc hill and Plaça de Catalunya in Barcelona
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Iberian Explorer Summer 2018 - CostSaver tour

Cultural, Education / Learning

4.5 | Great | 100+ Reviews
13 Days
$ 118 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: Portugal, Spain, Barcelona, Granada, Lisbon, Madrid, Salamanca, Seville, Valencia
From
$ 1,530

Highlights

  • Barcelona
  • Costa Del Sol
  • Fátima
  • Gibraltar
  • Granada
  • Guadix
  • Lisbon
  • Madrid
  • Peñiscola
  • Salamanca
  • Seville
  • Valencia
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European Supreme plus 3 day Aegean Cruise Premium End London Summer 2018 tour

Cultural, Education / Learning

4.5 | Great | 100+ Reviews
31 Days
$ 273 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: Austria, Bulgaria, England, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Serbia, Switzerland, Turkey, Amsterdam, Assisi, Athens, Belgrade, Budapest, Florence, London, Paris, Rome, Sorrento, Venice, Vienna
From
$ 8,475

Highlights

  • City tour in Vienna, Budapest, Belgrade, Sofia, Delphi, Athens, Assisi, Pompeii, Rome, Florence and Paris
  • Cruise along the River Rhine
  • Orientation of Amsterdam, Heidelberg, Munich, Kalambaka, Innsbruck, Venice and Lucerne
  • See the Lorelei Rock, the Vineyards of Burgundy, Basilica of St. Francis in Assisi and the Somme Battlefields in France
  • Visit the Fisherman's Bastion in Budapest, Temple of Apollo in Delphi, Acropolis in Athens, Excavations in Pompeii, the Sistine Chapel, Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica in Rome and Eiffel Tower in Paris
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Iconic Rockies and Western Canada with Rocky Mountaineer Goldleaf and Alaska Cruise Inside Stateroom tour

Cultural, Education / Learning

4.5 | Great | 100+ Reviews
20 Days
$ 352 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: Canada, United States, Alaska, Jasper, Vancouver
From
$ 7,033

Highlights

  • City tour in Vancouver, Victoria, Whistler, Banff
  • Cruise across Maligne Lake to iconic Spirit Island
  • Scenic drive along the Sea-to-Sky Highway, Icefields Parkway
  • View Lake Louise, Athabasca Glacier, Rogers Pass, Athabasca Falls, Sea-to-Sky Gondola, Butchart Gardens, a traditional kekuli built by the people of the First Nations
  • Visit the ski resort of Chase, Banff National Park, Jasper National Park
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