Price Per Night:$225.00 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Oct 06, 2020through Oct 16, 2020
Lake District - Keswick, Lake District Cycling
Explore the scenery that makes the Lake District so truly remarkable from the saddle of a bicycle. This four-day Intrepid Cycling experience offers a comfortable yet active way to discover a part of Britain that has inspired both poets and cyclists alike. Base yourself in the charming market town of Keswick and cycle your way alongside the serene waters of Derwentwater and Buttermere and up the challenging but rewarding Honister and Newlands Passes. You’ll also pass the ancient Stone Circle and bridges, yet still have enough time to enjoy a quiet brew at Keswick Brewery along the way.
Price Per Night:$945.00 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Aug 04, 2020through Aug 07, 2020
Phnom Penh (PHN), Koh Chen and Kampong Prasat, Kampong Chhnang and Kampong Tralach, Phnom Penh (PHN)
Our 3-night Mekong Discovery Cruise offers travelers with limited time a richly rewarding adventure. Leave high-rise hotels behind. This unique Phnom Penh itinerary allows you to explore deeper into Cambodia's pastoral countryside and the witness the authentic lives of fisherman and farmers along the river.
Price Per Night:$484.23 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Oct 05, 2020through Oct 18, 2020
Arrive in Bangkok, Enter the Kingdom of Bhutan, Hike to Cheri Monastery, Explore Thimphu & Paro, Hike to Taktsang Monastery, Begin Trek at Shana, Behold Chomolhari, Ascend to Jangothang, Rest and Explore at Camp, Cross Bhonte La...
During The Chomolhari Trek you will be hiking seven to nine hours a day, mostly at elevations above 12,000 feet. The trails are extremely difficult and this type of terrain, combined with the altitude, makes it a challenging experience. You need to be in excellent physical condition and have similar previous experience of hiking and camping at high altitudes.
Price Per Night:$203.18 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
May 01, 2021through Aug 14, 2021
Kota Kinabalu, Dusun Village, Mt Kinabalu National Park , Mt Kinabalu – Poring Hot Springs, Poring Hot Springs, Kinabatangan River, Sandakan, Turtle Island, Sepilok , Kota Kinabalu...
Explore a mystical land of natural beauty and rare wildlife on this 12-day Sabah Adventure. With its collection of unique animals, ancient traditions, hot springs, tribal villages, loveable orangutans and incredible views, Sabah has something for everyone. Experience the very best of this part of Borneo – climbing Mt Kinabalu, watching sea turtles lay their eggs and sharing laughs with your local village hosts. Each moment of this incredible small group adventure will give you a fascinating insight into the wild life of Borneo.
Price Per Night:$432.22 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Jun 04, 2021through Jun 13, 2021
Salt Lake City, Jackson, Grand Tetons / Jackson, Yellowstone National Park, Cody, Crazy Horse National Monument / Custer, Mount Rushmore / Badlands National Park / Custer, Denver
Yee-haw! Explore America’s Northwest on this wild encounter from Salt Lake City to Denver.
Explore the alpine forests and pristine lakes of Yellowstone, spot grey wolves and grizzly bears in Grand Teton National Park, gaze upon the granite faces of former presidents at Mount Rushmore, watch wild horses gallop through the prairie in the Black Hills and have a good time in the Badlands as you traverse the rugged plains that are home to herds of bison. Immerse yourself in the Wild West as you journey through cowboy towns and national parks on this ten-day adventure across Utah, Wyoming, Colorado and South Dakota.
Price Per Night:$748.75 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Oct 10, 2020through Oct 17, 2020
Panama City, Panama, Gatún Lake, Portobelo, Guna Yala, Necoclí, Colombia, Santa Cruz del Islote/San Bernardo Archipelago/San Antero/ Tuchín, Santa Cruz de Lorica/ Cispatá Bay, Cartagena
Discover an astonishing trove of natural and cultural treasures as you navigate the Caribbean coast of Panama and Colombia aboard the National Geographic Quest. Hike into dense rainforests that harbor extraordinary biodiversity.
Price Per Night:$252.50 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Jun 07, 2021through Sep 13, 2021
Tallinn, Saaremaa, Parnu, Ainazi, Riga, Jurmala & Riga, Klaipeda, Curonian Spit National Park, Vilnius
Diverse, richly historic and impossibly photogenic, the Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania have few rivals when it comes to cycling in Europe. This region offers up one fairytale-like scene after the next. Discover a charming cultural tapestry – from the medieval spires of Tallinn and the funky bars of Riga to the Baroque-styled quirks of Vilnius. Throw in some sand dunes, bird-filled forests, glittering lakes and world-class beaches and you might just have the perfect cycling destination.
Price Per Night:$373.75 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Dec 29, 2020through Jan 02, 2021
Relax in contemporary accommodations at the DoubleTree by Hilton hotel near Disneyland with all the essentials in a modern, stylish guest rooms including Sweet Dreams by DoubleTree bed, 27-inch TVs with pay-per-view movies, and coffeemakers with complimentary coffee and tea. The hotel is about 45 miles from Pasadena and is 12 miles from Orange County Airport (SNA), 15 miles from Long Beach Airport (LGB) and 35 miles from Los Angeles Int'l Airport (LAX).
Price Per Night:$264.62 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
May 23, 2021through Sep 26, 2021
Split, Brac Island, Hvar Island, Korcula Island, Dubrovnik, Kotor, Niksic , Pluzine, Mostar, Sarajevo...
Get your legs moving on a Balkan cycling adventure from Split to Sarajevo. Taking in stunning scenery of the Croatian islands, along the Dalmatian coast and inland, this trip will take you riding through three fascinating countries – Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Montenegro. Tackle challenging climbs, scenic flats and a new rail trail following the now defunct Austro-Hungarian railway line, soak up the sunset views of the Adriatic, unwind with a drink and a dip at one of Dubrovnik's hidden cliffside bars and finish in the intriguing, yet sobering, city of Sarajevo, with visits to Mostar and other picturesque towns on the way.
Price Per Night:$479.50 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Aug 16, 2020through Aug 26, 2020
Arrive in South China, Take a Scenic Drive to Kaili, Visit Traditional Miao Villages, Enjoy Village Hikes & a Homestay, Hike a Mountain Route to Taojiang, Explore Miao & Dong Villages, See the Guangxi Rice Terraces, Follow Ancient Trails Around Longsheng, Enter Picturesque Yangshuo, Take a Cooking Class & Bamboo Raft on the Yulong River...
You will be touring cities, hiking and biking the magical landscapes in Guizhou and Guangxi, and enjoying genuine encounters with locals. While none of the walking is particularly difficult, some days you’ll be on your feet for much of the day. Daily drives range from a couple hours to a total of about 8 hours on the longest days.
If you want a short trip packed with diversity, then this tour of southern Italy is the adventure for you. Acquaint yourself with Italy's 'Eternal City' of Rome and learn about the catastrophic fate of Pompeii. Soak up the sunshine in the coastal town of Sorrento and explore the beautiful Amalfi Coast. This trip offers the chance to delve into history, culture and cuisine and to live a little of la dolce vita.
Price Per Night:$355.71 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Apr 03, 2021through Dec 24, 2022
San Jose, Copey de Dota, Drake Bay, Corcovado / Drake Bay, Manuel Antonio, San Jose
Nice to meet ya, Costa Rica. Introducing the country encapsulating ‘pura vida’ (the simple life) to the extreme; a laid-back paradise where even the sloths are taking things easier than usual. After soaking up the culture in San Jose, hit the national parks of Corcovado and Manuel Antonio in search of unspoilt rainforest and deserted white-sand beaches. And did we mention the sloths? This is a trip for nature lovers among you: a ‘best of’ trip in Costa Rica, which just happens to quite possibly have the ‘best of’ biodiversity in the whole wide world. You won’t regret it.
Bhutan is Asia’s best kept secret. Overshadowed and nestled between China and India, it is a relatively new travel spot, with many undiscovered secrets in its natural scenery and quiet townships. The land is dotted with red-clothed monks, ancient Buddhist temples and friendly smiles. It is one calm country, where gross national happiness is more important than money, where chillies are used as a vegetable rather than for spice, and the thunder dragon, Druk, is emblazoned on the national flag, symbolising the people of Bhutan: loyal, patriotic and living with a total sense of belonging within the kingdom.
Price Per Night:$168.75 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Jan 17, 2021through Dec 26, 2021
Negombo, Minneriya National Park, Sigiriya - Knuckles Mountain Range (Hike), Knuckles Mountain Range (Hike), Knuckles Mountain Range - Kandy (Hike), Kandy, Hatton (Bike), Bogawanthalwa - Balangoda - Ratnapura (Bike), Kaluganga River (kayak), Kalutara - Mt Lavinia (Kayak)...
Ride through tea plantations, kayak down rivers, and hike to ancient fortresses on this fitness focused adventure from Negombo to Colombo. Sri Lanka is one of Asia’s most exciting destinations and it’s not hard to see why. With pristine coastline, ancient ruins, rugged peaks and wildlife-filled national parks, it’s a dream for travellers who like to get active. Explore the country’s premier sites while wandering through the wilds on this Sri Lankan experience.
Price Per Night:$148.75 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Oct 28, 2020through Oct 31, 2020
Bangkok, Bangkok - Overnight train, Chiang Mai, Chiang Khong, Mekong River - Pak Beng, Mekong River - Luang Prabang, Luang Prabang, Vang Vieng, Vientiane
Travel from Bangkok to Vientiane experiencing the delights of northern Thailand and the laidback river lifestyle of Laos. Join us on a voyage of discovery and relaxation, taking in the bright lights of Bangkok in Thailand, the age-old charms of Luang Prabang in Laos and the temples of Vientiane. Travel down the mighty Mekong River and become immersed in the tranquillity of remote villages and meet friendly faces along the way.
Discover India at its most colourful amid the deserts, bazaars and forts of Rajasthan. This is a land where massive hilltop fortresses loom over ramshackle cities and where markets are awhirl with locals dressed in the brightest shades of scarlet, gold and rose. From the heady whirlwind of Delhi, to a night under the stars on a desert camel safari, to the beauty of sunrise at the Taj Mahal – this journey through Rajasthan promises to be a true adventure.
Price Per Night:$333.06 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Oct 04, 2020through Oct 22, 2020
Arrive in Nepal, Fly to the Khumbu, Hike Lukla to Monjo, Trek to Namche Bazaar, Hike to Tashinga, Ascend to Tengboche and Pangboche, Day Hike to Ama Dablam Base Camp, Continue to Pheriche, Optional Day Hike to Samso Chopo, Trek to Lobuche...
On this trek you will be hiking 7-9 hours a day, mostly at elevations above 12,000'. The trails are extremely difficult and this type of terrain, combined with the altitude, makes it a challenging experience. You need to be in excellent physical condition and have similar previous experience of hiking and camping at high altitudes.
Price Per Night:$1,076.54 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Nov 29, 2021through Dec 12, 2021
Ushuaia, Ushuaia – Embarkation Day, Total Solar Eclipse (Eclipse Point), Elephant Island, Weddell Sea, Antarctic Peninsula, South Shetland Islands, Drake Passage, Ushuaia – Disembarkation Day
Discover what it means to be a true Antarctic explorer on a 14-day expedition to the Great White Continent. On board the sophisticated Ocean Endeavour, gain an insight into wildlife spotting, solar eclipse viewing, photo taking and weather watching with a series of lectures and workshops to make the most out of your voyage. Aside from the rugged icy landscapes, once-in-a-lifetime wildlife spotting and immersive Zodiac explorations, gear up for the main event: an early morning viewing of a total solar eclipse, captivating all eyes on the main deck. How could you eclipse that?
Price Per Night:$350.71 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
May 08, 2021through Sep 17, 2022
Belfast, Giant's Causeway / Belfast, Galway, Aran Islands / Galway, Cliffs of Moher / Adare / Killarney, Ring of Kerry / Killarney, Dublin
The northern nooks and the regal Republic – see it all on an eight-day adventure on both sides of the Irish border. Travel past green pastures, stunning lakes, striking cliff faces and, in the evening, head straight to the pub for a Guinness (or two). Visit medieval castles and ancient sites filled with folklore and whimsy, and marvel at the views of Ireland's rugged coastline, including the Ring of Kerry, Cliffs of Moher and the Giant's Causeway. Hitting the cities of Belfast and Dublin, don't forget to gather your travel crew together for some pub grub and live music to cap off a tour that hits all the hotspots of Ireland. ‘To be sure?’, you say? Why yes, we’re sure.
Experience an adventure tour of Antarctica and explore the unique conditions at the end of the Earth. Embark from Ushuaia, travelling through the Drake Passage to the South Shetland Islands to see the incredible landscapes created by the Antarctic climate. See multiple species of playful penguins, the imposing and graceful frames of Antarctica's whales and a frenzy of feeding birdlife. Benefit from the navigational expertise and local knowledge of a professional crew and make the most of this once-in-a-lifetime experience to Antarctica to see the exotic, alien nature of this frozen world for yourself.
Price Per Night:$620.00 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Sep 23, 2020through Sep 27, 2020
Los Angeles, CA/Embark, Anacapa and Santa Cruz Islands, Channel Islands National Park, Santa Rosa Island, Channel Islands National Park, Catalina Island, Los Angeles/Disembark
Almost every national park in the U.S. is easy to get to, but the Channel Islands are separated from the mainland by miles of ocean. What we offer you is unique and effortless access-to wild beauty and pristine nature- for 5 days/4 nights, using our ship as a base camp.
Experience the real India on this comfortable introduction to the cultures of north India and the lush beauty of southern India. Travelling from Delhi in the north to Trivandrum in the south, discover everything that India has to offer. The highlights and hidden jewels are revealed against a backdrop of green on a Kerala tour and in the vibrant towns of Rajasthan. Visit India's flamboyant major cities and the quiet repose of tiny fishing villages, along with tea gardens, tribal homes and colonial enclaves. Discover the culinary delights of each region and stay in colourful hotels, heritage accommodation and even a palace!
Price Per Night:$523.33 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Dec 01, 2020through Mar 31, 2021
Johannesburg / Greater Kruger National Park, Greater Kruger National Park, Greater Kruger National Park / Johannesburg
Get a taste of one of the most famous game reserves in the world on this 4-day safari in Kruger National Park. Staying in a beautiful lodge just outside of the park, spend days searching out the remarkable animals that make their home here – leopards, lions, giraffe, rhino, hippos, antelope, buffalo are just some of the wild and wonderful creatures to see. After exciting days exploring the open savanna, relax in the evenings eating traditional foods and listening to the nocturnal symphony of this incredible safari destination.
Price Per Night:$285.00 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
May 15, 2021through Oct 09, 2021
Barcelona, Pamplona, San Sebastian, Logrono, Madrid
Come on a signature tour through northern Spain and get to know the people, landscapes, customs and cuisine that make this part of the country so fascinating. From sipping delicious Rioja in Logrono and delighting in the seaside charms of bustling Barcelona to enjoying the lively tapas bars of San Sebastian and pulling up a seat in an atmospheric square in Madrid – this is an eight-day adventure that packs the essentials of Spain into one. Spain is full of culture, charisma and extraordinary cuisine, and this tour up north is no different.
Price Per Night:$1,795.00 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Dec 01, 2020through Mar 31, 2021
Arusha / Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Serengeti National Park, Arusha
Venture to the depths of the enormous caldera of Ngorongoro, a wildlife hotbed that's unlike anywhere else on Earth, before heading to Serengeti National Park, home to the Masai people and an incredible range of wildlife.
Price Per Night:$635.91 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Sep 15, 2020through Sep 26, 2020
Arrive in Istanbul, Turkey, Visit the Old Town & Cruise the Bosphorus, Explore the Blue Mosque, the Topkapi Palace & Grand Bazaar, Fly to Adiyaman & Visit Mount Nemrud, Discover the Prophets’ City of Urfa, Explore Gobekli Tepe & See the Highlights of Urfa, Fly to Antalya & Embark on a Gulet Cruise, Visit the Ghost Town of Kayakoy & Cruise to a Secluded Bay, Visit Ancient Kaunos & Marmaris, Journey to Aphrodisias & Pamukkale...
This is a moderate trip, with scenic cruising and good walking - about 4-5 hours per day on uneven pavement to explore cities, archaeological sites and museums.
Price Per Night:$350.38 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Jan 02, 2021through Dec 25, 2021
Sydney, The Hunter Valley & Newcastle , Port Macquarie , Dorrigo National Park, Byron Bay, Brisbane to Fraser Island, Fraser Island , Airlie Beach, Whitsundays Cruise and Airlie Beach, Mission Beach...
Price Per Night:$1,230.00 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
May 26, 2021through Jun 08, 2021
Oslo, Oslo – Longyearbyen – Embarkation Day, Spitsbergen, Longyearbyen – Disembarkation Day – Oslo
Just like a true Arctic adventurer, throw away the itinerary, grab your camera and let wildlife and pack ice decide your route around Svalbard. Guided by your experienced expedition leaders and coached by a team of professional photographers, set off from Longyearbyen and explore the archipelago’s collection of fjords, glaciers and weathered historical sites. 24 hours of daylight will give you plenty of time to search for Arctic wildlife like polar bears and walrus, whales and seabirds, Arctic fox and reindeer. This one-off adventure is the perfect chance to experience the Arctic and bring back incredible images and memories of this unique untouched region.
Price Per Night:$472.14 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Oct 10, 2020through Dec 05, 2020
Marangu, Mandara Hut, Horombo Hut, Kibo Hut / Mawenzi Peak, Uhuru Peak / Horombo Hut, Marangu
Take on Kilimanjaro with Lonely Planet and Intrepid on an eight-day trekking adventure. This is the most popular and direct of the mountain routes and the only one serviced by mountain huts to provide protection from the elements. With one guide for every two passengers and a team of porters, all you have to do is focus on the incredible views and keep your footing, while the crew keeps you safe and sound. Hike through forests and alpine meadows, over rocky ravines and past lunar landscapes to the spectacular summit of Africa's highest peak – the panoramic views from the top of Mt Kilimanjaro must be seen to be believed.
Welcome to the pinnacle of expedition travel – Antarctica. It’s a place of extremes, where the wildlife and landscape paint a picture like nowhere else in the world. The extraordinary islands around the Antarctic Peninsula are a stunning reward for those who conquer the infamous Drake Passage – which is all of you – and amid the Antarctic’s barren beauty you may well encounter orcas, humpback whales, seals and penguins. Explore the ice-filled waters by Zodiac then set foot on the rock and ice that makes up this mysterious continent, and spend your evenings enjoying the state-of-the-art ship and its health and wellness facilities. You’ll be talking about this journey for years to come.
Explore holy Varanasi on an insightful Short Break Adventure – an atmospheric blend of temples, river ghats and bustling bazaars. Cruise along the Ganges at dawn for a magical experience as the sun rises over groups of pilgrims absolving sins in the river. Explore the city and nearby Sarnath and wander independently through the bright bustle of the backstreets of the city. Visiting Shiva's city is a must on any visit to India, and this four-day adventure is a perfect addition to your Indian exploration.
Price Per Night:$203.13 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Nov 14, 2020through Oct 30, 2021
Tehran, Yazd, Shiraz, Esfahan, Tehran
Embark on a compact nine-day journey through Iran. Not only is this fascinating country a world apart from what’s often represented in the international media – it’s a delight to visit in the winter. Discover refined cities, colourful bazaars, ancient Persian ruins, and shimmering deserts. Whether you're relaxing in a teahouse in Tehran, enjoying guided tours of ancient cultural sites, or hanging out a local board game cafe in Shiraz, the warmth and hospitality of the Iranian people and the profound beauty of their land is mesmerising.
Price Per Night:$123.42 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
May 09, 2021through Nov 21, 2021
Ho Chi Minh City, Mekong Delta Homestay, Ho Chi Minh City, Dalat, Phan Rang, Phan Rang / Overnight train, Hoi An, Hue, Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park / Overnight train...
Experience quintessential Vietnam on this comprehensive trip from south to north. Travel from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi and experience dynamic cities, tranquil backwaters, imperial ruins, faded colonial elegance and picture-perfect landscapes dotted with reminders of the past. Explore the narrow cobbled streets of Hoi An’s Old Town, explore fossilised coral shelves in Hang Rai and whizz through the back streets of Hue as you uncover the very best of Vietnam.
Price Per Night:$382.69 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Nov 14, 2020through Nov 27, 2020
Santiago , Santiago – Pucon , Pucon , Bariloche, Hiking – Bariloche , Bariloche , Bariloche – El Calafate , El Chalten , El Chalten – El Calafate, Perito Moreno Glacier – Buenos Aires ...
Explore Patagonia, land of sharp granite peaks, glaciers and perfect blue lakes, on a tour bought to you by Lonely Planet and Intrepid. Spend 14-day exploring this outdoor playground, beginning in the Chilean capital of Santiago and ending in cosmopolitan Buenos Aires. We know that travellers who love the great outdoors also love their freedom, so we’ve designed an itinerary that combines group hikes and excursions with plenty of free time to strike out on your own. Witness the power of the Perito Moreno Glacier, hike through the Bariloche and the Lake District, and work up your appetite for empanadas and wine.
Price Per Night:$736.00 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Dec 13, 2020through Dec 27, 2020
U.S./Panama City, Panama/Colón/Embark, Gatún Lake/Panama Canal Transit, Gulf of Panama Islets, Coiba National Park, Panama, Golfo Dulce, Costa Rica, Osa Peninsula, Corcovado National Park, Puerto Caldera/Monteverde, Monteverde/Arenal, Arenal/Tortuguero...
Experience all the wildness and beauty of Costa Rica and Panama on a sweeping adventure through the canal, along the coasts, and inland to a mist-shrouded cloud forest, volcano, lake, and a car-free, jungle village.
Price Per Night:$928.10 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Jul 28, 2021through Aug 18, 2021
Helsinki, Embarkation in Murmansk, Exploring Novaya Zemlya, Exploring the Kara Sea and Severnaya Zemlya, Exploring Franz Josef Land, Disembarkation in Murmansk, Helsinki
From the stunning wildernesses of the Russian Arctic to the bright lights of Helsinki, this is an adventure you’ll never forget. Make like a true polar explorer and voyage around unspoiled areas like Novaya Zemlya, Severnaya Zemlya and Franz Josef Land. You’ll never get tired of gazing up at the face of a glacier or watching a calving iceberg. Polar bear encounters are a real possibility and there will be plenty of opportunities to spot walrus, seals, whales and wide variety of seabirds.
Price Per Night:$422.22 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
May 16, 2021through Sep 12, 2021
Vancouver, Whistler, Sun Peaks, Jasper, Banff National Park, Lake Louise / Banff National Park, Calgary
Canada’s Rocky Mountains provide a stunning landscape of craggy, towering rock faces, snow-capped mountains, thick forests and picturesque lakes. Wander the streets of Vancouver and admire the views each direction you turn. Hike or bike the breathtaking trails of Whistler, Sun Peaks, Jasper, and Banff. Experience the renowned expanse of Lake Louise, or wrap your hands around a mug of hot chocolate while admiring the superb alpine scenery of the Rockies. Ready for a grand adventure? Jump aboard and witness the sheer beauty of this exceptional part of the world.
Price Per Night:$173.57 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
May 22, 2021through Sep 10, 2022
Tirana, Tirana / Shkoder, Lake Koman / Valbona Valley, Valbona Valley, Peja, Rugova Valley / Peja, Gjakova / Prizren, Prizren, Prishtina / Prizren, Skopje...
It’s hard to find a patch of Europe that as secluded as this one. Hard, but not impossible. Among the rugged mountains and green fields of Albania, Kosovo and North Macedonia there are plenty of shepherds, monasteries, lakes, valleys and Byzantine churches – what’s lacking is crowds. It’s taken decades for the Balkans to wipe away memories of conflict and communism, but (amazingly) they’ve emerged strong and smiling. From hip cafes in Skopje and the soft shores of Lake Ohrid to the mosques of picture-perfect Prizren, this 15-day adventure showcases Balkan beauty at its very best.
Price Per Night:$280.00 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
May 19, 2021through Sep 18, 2022
Amalfi, Civita, Pollino National Park / Civita, Tropea, Aeolian Islands / Tropea, Reggio Calabria, Catania, Taormina / Catania, Mt Etna / Catania, Syracuse...
From the pristine waters and the stalwart fortifications of Tropea, all the way to the smoke gently floating from the volcanoes of the Aeolian Islands – Calabria is a hidden gem for those who stray off Italy’s beaten path. Discover this less-visited part of the country before delving into the spectacular sights of bustling Sicily, volcanic valleys of Mt. Etna, timeworn streets of Syracuse, the Baroque wonders of Ragusa and rich anti-mafia history of Palermo. Starring dramatic cliffside villages, clear waters and delicious seafood, this is a chance to experience the highlights of southern Italy.