With its beautiful countryside, astounding archaeological sites and bucolic villages, Greece charms you to your core. And then there is Athens, the birthplace of Western civilization and democracy, with the famous Acropolis, Pantheon and Temple of Zeus. Outside of the capital, we take you to the ancient theater of Epidaurus, to the Delphi oracle & museum and to the Meteora monasteries, perched on massive stone formations. Our trip also includes some island hopping to Santorini, an island of extreme beauty with deep fuchsias, cobalt blues and oyster pinks. Oia is one of the most photographed places in Greece.
Excite your inner adventurer when exploring South Africa! Set out from Johannesburg for safari in Kruger National Park, one of Africa’s leading game sanctuary that covers more than 7,700 square miles of land between the Crocodile River in the south and the Limpopo in the north. It also boasts the greatest species diversity in Africa–more than 140 resident mammal species, including the iconic Big Five (lion, elephant, leopard, buffalo and rhino). A 4×4 vehicle gives you nearly unlimited photo opportunity to snap pictures of zebra, wildebeest, giraffe, hippo, crocodile, wild dog and vast antelope herds. Then explore scenic Cape Town. This once colonial settlement is one of the world’s most picturesque tourist destinations and most beautiful cities. Snug between hilly mountains and pristine white beaches.
The most important treasures of Peru are here for you to discover on this seven-day “Peruvian Classic Highlights” Travel Program. Come explore the enchanting cities of Lima and Cusco and have a lifetime experience exploring the lost city of the Inca’s – Machu Picchu, Peru’s most important archaeological site and one of the new Seven Wonders of the World.
On this quintessential Scottish experience, you visit majestic castles, cruise on Loch Lomond, and visit Edinburgh Castle. You’ll sample Scotch Whiskey, learn of Mary Queen of Scots, Bonnie Prince Charles, and the Atholl Highlanders. Ending with the unforgettable Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, this is an ideal trip for first-timers to Scotland.
Costa Rica’s Pacific Coast is considered one of the world’s best beach destinations. The Westin Playa Conchal All-Inclusive is the premier resort in Guanacaste. Nestled between lush forests and the sparkling azure waters of the Pacific Ocean, our hotel offers a lagoon-style pool, gardens, tennis courts, a championship golf course, fine dining, personal concierge service for guests in the Royal Beach Club, Spa and much more. This tour also includes a visit to Palo Verde National Park one of Costa Rica’s ecological sanctuaries.
Discover the extraordinary natural beauty and amazing biodiversity of Costa Rica on this 10 Night Tour. Your adventure starts in San Jose, the country’s capital. Then it is off to the the “Little Amazon” of Costa Rica. Tortuguero is a place where time stands still. When we arrive at Arenal Volcano National Park the beauty of this volcano and the surroundings will captivate you. Yes we have saved the best for last as we head to The Cloud Forest of Monteverde where you will walk among the clouds and see many species of wildlife. Continue onto Guanacaste, the Northwestern Region sitting along the Pacific Ocean. Spend two days relaxing at the Nammbu Hotel. This tour includes first-class accommodations, all transportation, a full time local guide, most meals and exciting eco activities.
Discover the extraordinary natural beauty and amazing biodiversity of Costa Rica on this extensive tour. Your adventure starts in San Jose, the country’s capital. Then it is off to the the “Little Amazon” of Costa Rica. Tortuguero is a place where time stands still. When we arrive at Arenal Volcano National Park the beauty of this volcano and the surroundings will captivate you. Yes we have saved the best for last as we head to The Cloud Forest of Monteverde where you will walk among the clouds and see many species of wildlife. This tour includes deluxe accommodations, all transportation, a full time local natural guide, most meals and exciting eco activities.
Enjoy first-class accommodations in the seaside town of Minori, dubbed “the town of good taste,” where gastronomic delights will awaken your senses. Overlook the terrace gardens spotted with citrus trees that fill the rugged hillsides and cascade down to the sea. Visit the UNESCO World Heritage towns of Amalfi and Ravello, historic cities boasting medieval architecture like Saint Andrew’s Cathedral and the Cloister of Paradise. Explore the ruins of Pompeii, a partially buried city after the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in AD 79, and visit Sorrento for authentic pizza at a local restaurant. Stop in the fishing village of Positano, where white homes overlook the turquoise Mediterranean Sea. Cross the Bay of Naples aboard a jetfoil to the fabled Isle of Capri, spotted with open air cafes and boutique shops. From there, explore the lively port of Salerno and then Paestum, one of the best collections of Greek temples in Western Europe. Enjoy the captivating sights, flavors and customs that make Italy’s Amalfi Coast a hit on many bucket lists.
Discover the ancient civilization of Egypt as only AmaWaterways can provide – with an 11-night Nile River cruise and land tour that includes authentic experiences and the extraordinary service for which AmaWaterways is renowned. Spend 7 nights aboard the newly designed AmaDahlia, and 4 nights in Cairo. Highlights include: Temple of Luxor and the mystifying Valley of the Kings and Queens. Plus, come face-to-face with the last survivor of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, the Great Sphinx and the three Pyramids of Giza. As always this itinerary includes exclusive experiences, such as a private tour of the tomb of Queen Nefertari and a private lunch at the Abdeen Presidential Palace. Uncover the mysteries and secrets that have shaped Egypt’s past and continue to influence the future.
Enjoy this leisurely paced 9 day tour that offers a little of everything. Start in Dublin with a City Tour. As you make your way south visit the House of Waterford Crystal, Jameson Distillery and a visit to Blarney Castle, with a kiss for good luck. Then continue onto Killarney and the scenic Ring of Kerry. As you travel north visit the famous Cliffs of Moher for that perfect photo opportunity and then onto a two-night stay at the Lodge at Ashford Castle, former estate of the Guinness Family.