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:$294.64 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Aug 30, 2021through Sep 13, 2021
Beijing, Great Wall – Train to the Roof of the World, Train to the Roof of the World, Lhasa (3656m), Gyantse (4025m), Shigatse (3890m), Sakya (4310m), Everest National Park (5200m), Kyirong (2800m), Thankot...
Take part in an epic 5000-kilometre overland journey from imperial Beijing, through the mighty mountains and monasteries of Tibet, and finishing in Nepal’s compact capital of Kathmandu. There’s temples aplenty to explore, mountain passes and rugged landscapes to drive past, and, oh, did we mention standing in the shadow of Mt Everest? Experience one of the world’s greatest train journeys, get to know the highland haven of Lhasa and discover the world’s highest monastery in the foothills of Qomolangma. Respecting Buddhist cultures past and present, this insightful journey to the literal Roof of the World has never been so easy, yet still so incredibly fascinating.
Price Per Night:$181.43 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Jul 03, 2021through Aug 28, 2021
Amman, Wadi Rum, Petra, Kerak - Dead Sea - Mt Nebo - Madaba , Jerash - Madaba, Madaba
A fascinating mix of natural oddities and ancient wonder, Jordan has so much to offer for the curious traveller. Live it up in cosmopolitan Amman, explore the mystic desert landscapes in Wadi Rum, visit the towering ruins of Petra and trek to its remote hilltop village, and discover the vibrant mosaics of Madaba. Your eight-day small group adventure through Jordan’s hotspots is an exciting and enriching adventure through a majestic desert land – best enjoyed with the eyes of an expert local leader and full of authentic local experiences.
Price Per Night:$296.54 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Aug 26, 2021through Sep 08, 2021
St Petersburg, St Petersburg/Overnight train, Solovetsky Islands, Solovetsky Islands / Overnight train, Murmansk, Teriberka / Murmansk, Yaroslavl, Moscow
It’s the multi-faceted culture Russia has to offer that makes it so appealing. Places like St. Petersburg or the cities of the Golden Ring boast so much in art and culture that it would take near decades to even loosely acquaint yourself with what they have to offer, yet the frosty reaches to the north tell different tales of old castles, derelict towns, prison camps and time-lost labyrinths. This trip takes you across a land shrouded in both magnificence and secrets as you explore the bustling architectural glory of St Petersburg, Yaroslavl and Moscow and right up to the Arctic treasures of Murmansk and the Solovetsky Islands.
Price Per Night:$136.67 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Jul 25, 2021through Jul 28, 2021
Playa Del Carmen
Set on an idyllic, pristine stretch of white sand in Playa del Carmen, the Royal Hideaway Playacar effortlessly blends world-class service and luxurious accommodations. A 4 Diamond AAA, member of The Leading Hotels of the World, this all-inclusive, adults-only haven offers peace, quiet and privacy.
Price Per Night:$235.71 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Jul 17, 2021through Sep 11, 2021
Zadar, Zadar / Starigrad Paklenica, Hiking in Paklenica National Park, Mountain Biking in Paklenica National Park, Free Day / Starigrad Paklenica, Plitvice Lakes National Park, Sea Kayaking to Vinjerac, Starigrad Paklenica
Croatia is home to some of the most beautiful national parks, waterfalls and mountains in Europe. Many of its most stunning natural features can be found in and around Paklenica National Park. Get your heart pumping as you hike, bike, raft and kayak amongst some of the country’s most gorgeous surrounds. There’s also plenty of time to enjoy fresh, local cuisine, see the sights and enjoy some down time in this beautiful country on the Adriatic Sea.
Travel to Bali and discover Indonesia's beautiful island escape. Dotted with small, character-filled villages, smouldering volcanoes rising out of lush rich fields, idyllic beaches and colourful reefs, Bali is the perfect island getaway. Conquer the slopes of simmering Mt Batur, explore an underwater world in Bali Barat National Park, feast on delicious Balinese cuisine and enjoy moments of absolute peace in Pura Ulun Danu Bratan, a Hindu–Buddhist lake temple dedicated to the goddess of the waters. Fall in love with the warmth of the people, the ornate customs and welcoming culture that are synonymous with beautiful Bali.
Price Per Night:$1,863.18 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Jan 21, 2022through Feb 12, 2022
Buenos Aires, Argentina, Embarkation in Ushuaia, Falkland Islands, South Georgia, Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctic Circle, Antarctic Peninsula, Drake Passage, Disembark in Ushuaia and fly to Buenos Aires
Become well acquainted with Antarctica's icy wilderness on this crossing of the Antarctic Circle that stops by the Falklands and South Georgia. Cruise across oceans bubbling with sealife, step foot on islands that few people get to walk on and witness massive glaciers and sparkling ice sheets glistening in the ocean. Learn about the local fauna from experts during onboard presentations, grasp the sheer magnitude of Shackleton's survival in South Georgia and wander among thousands of penguins in the Falklands. At 23 days in length, this crossing of the Antarctic Circle will endow a deep appreciation of this astounding region.
Price Per Night:$352.86 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Sep 05, 2021through Sep 19, 2021
Lake Como, Kayaking & Hiking in Bellagio / Lake Como, Lake Como, Milan / Lake Garda, Hiking at Lake Garda, Biking in Riva del Garda / Malcesine / Lake Garda, Hiking at Lake Garda, Lake Garda
Indulge your appetite and treat the senses on this exquisite active journey through Italy’s Lakes district. Hike the forested paths around Lakes Como and Garda, cycle through the Dolomite highlands and simply admire the stunning views at every turn. Ferry to and fro between lake villages and charming villas, clamber about the crumbling ruins of medieval castles and spend a day experiencing the cosmopolitan atmosphere of Milan. Idyllic in setting, laid-back in lifestyle, and a gastronomist’s delight, this jaunt through one of Europe’s most charming regions shouldn’t disappoint. And if it somehow does, take the issue up with one of the local residents – like Sting or George Clooney.
Price Per Night:$341.25 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Jun 10, 2022through Oct 14, 2022
Hanoi, Halong Bay, Hanoi, Hoi An, Ho Chi Minh City, Phnom Penh, Siem Reap, Siem Reap – Angkor Wat, Siem Reap
Immerse yourself in the rich historic and cultural heritage of Vietnam and Cambodia on a 13-day Premium adventure. Uncover the oriental influences of the historic Asian traders, settlers and indigenous people that have made this part of the world a cornerstone for empires and colonies. From navigating the various fusions of east and west in Hoi An, Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, to cruising the natural UNESCO World Heritage listed wonderland of Halong Bay and exploring war time monuments, and experiencing one of the world’s great archaeological treasures at Angkor, this journey will share the best of these countries’ history, nature and tradition.
Price Per Night:$438.67 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Jul 25, 2021through Jul 28, 2021
Relax in a 5-diamond All-Inclusive resort while enjoying the beauty of Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico. Our resort provides guests the experience of a stressfree vacation, with several luxury services and amenities to enhance their days. Live luxury in spacious suites with stunning views and L'Occitane toiletries. Enjoy a worldclass dining experience in Banderas Bay at any of our three awarded restaurants: Frida, Lucca and Piaf. If you are looking to restore your wellness and tranquility, visit our recognized Signature Spa.
Price Per Night:$68.00 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Jul 25, 2021through Jul 28, 2021
Find the best of Bangkok right at your doorstep at JW Marriott Hotel Bangkok. Step into an urban oasis graced with luxury amenities to pamper and inspire even the most discerning traveler. 391 beautifully appointed rooms and 50 plush suites blend city center views with chic, contemporary design and the full complement of luxury perks. Unwind with indulgent spa treatments, lounge in a designer chaise by the palm-tree-framed tile pool or invigorate in the hotel's modern fitness center. Distinctive dining options range from a fashionably cool New York Steakhouse to authentic Chinese and Japanese delicacies and cozy cafes.
Price Per Night:$523.57 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
May 06, 2022through May 18, 2022
Split, Split / Lastovo Island, Lastovo Island, Pupnat / Korcula Island, Peljesac Peninsula / Dubrovnik, Dubrovnik
Unlock the cultural treasure chest of Croatia’s Dalmatian coast on an eight-day Premium adventure from Split to Dubrovnik. Amazing beaches and sunshine are star attractions, while medieval towns and charming fishing hamlets provide an incredible coastal backdrop. Get away from the modern world and in with the locals on the remote and beautiful island of Lastovo, and soak up ancient riches on the historical island of Korcula. Bursting with culinary delights and cultural wonders - Croatia’s bountiful coast has it all.
Price Per Night:$337.50 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Apr 17, 2022through Oct 23, 2022
Kathmadu, Kathmandu, Nagarkot, Pokhara, Chitwan National Park, Kathmandu
Discover a land of dizzying diversity and ethereal peaks on a nine-day Premium adventure through Nepal. Lift the lid on daily life and traditional culture as you travel with an experienced local leader and get to know Nepal’s warm and wonderful people. Explore the exotic capital of Kathmandu, fly close to Mount Everest, encounter Pokhara beneath spectacular snow-capped peaks, and search for endemic wildlife in Chitwan National Park. Nepal will leave you speechless at every turn.
Price Per Night:$352.27 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Mar 19, 2022through Apr 19, 2022
Kuching, Batang Ai National Park, Kuching, Mulu National Park, Kota Kinabalu, Kingabatangan River, Kinabatangan River, Sandakan
Journey to Borneo’s wild heart on a twelve-day Premium adventure. With its dense rainforests, tropical coastal islands and mysterious jungle valleys, Borneo is an incomparable destination. Encounter nature in its truest form, with a rich variety of colourful and endangered wildlife amidst amazing natural scenery. This trip to the jungles of Sabah and Sarawak brings you face to face with many unique species, including orangutans, proboscis monkeys and hornbills. Uncover the country’s secrets with an expert local leader, witness ancient traditions of the native people and watch local life unfold in front of you.
Price Per Night:$174.33 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Jul 25, 2021through Jul 28, 2021
All of the newly renovated 90 rooms are just steps from the beach, pools, restaurants and bars. Azul Beach especially caters to families with young children with loaner baby equipment, kid's club and parent support.
Price Per Night:$310.47 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Dec 28, 2022through Jan 16, 2023
Sydney, Australia, Cairns, Australia, Uluru (Ayers Rock), Australia, Sydney, Australia, Bay of Islands, New Zealand, Tauranga (for Rotorua), New Zealand, Auckland, New Zealand, Picton, New Zealand, Christchurch (Lyttelton), New Zealand, Dunedin (Port Chalmers), New Zealand...
Price Per Night:$359.33 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Jul 25, 2021through Jul 28, 2021
Located at the bottom of the famed St. Lawrence Gap. Sandals Barbados offers luxury with inventive accommodations spanning three unique villages, featuring everything from ocean views, Butler Elite service to private tranquility soaking tubs on most patios and terraces and world-class cuisine with international appeal, including a festive Indian cuisine restaurant.
Price Per Night:$505.71 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Jun 13, 2022through Sep 26, 2022
Santiago, Valparaiso, Mendoza, Buenos Aires, Iguazu Falls - Brazilian side, Iguazu Falls - Argentinian side, Rio de Janeiro
Soak up the warmth and charm of Chile, Argentina and Brazil on a 15-day Premium adventure. Pick up the tempo in artistic Santiago, travel through colourful Valparaiso, cross into Mendoza - the home of Argentinian Malbec, then get swept up in the tantalising mix of European and Latin flair in Buenos Aires. At the border with Brazil, experience the magnificent might of Iguazu Falls, before finally arriving in one of the most beautiful cities in the world, Rio de Janeiro. Travel with passionate local leaders who will reveal the sights, sounds and tastes of their homelands.
Price Per Night:$510.00 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Jul 30, 2021through Aug 13, 2021
Cairns - Kuranda - Port Douglas, Daintree Rainforest - Cape Tribulation - Port Douglas , Port Douglas, Mossman Gorge - Kuyu Kuyu - Port Douglas , Cairns
Leave hustle and bustle in the rear-view mirror on this five-day journey to some of the world’s oldest tropical rainforest and the untouched coast it spills onto. This Urban List: Editor’s Pick trip takes you into the heart of the land the Kuku Yalanji people have called home for 50,000 years, into the complex ecosystem of the forest and deserted white-sand beaches. Learn about hunting native plants from a First Nations guide, encounter crocodiles and colourful birds on a cruise through mangrove thickets and walk under heavy green canopy in Mossman Gorge.
Price Per Night:$253.21 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Aug 14, 2021through Aug 28, 2021
Prague, Ceske Budejovice, Cesky Krumlov, Ardagger, Melk, Krems an der Donau, Vienna, Bratislava, Hedervar/Lipot, Komarom...
Get your wheels moving on a cycling adventure through the Central European countryside, all the way from picturesque Prague to classic Budapest. This fifteen-day active trip meanders its way past medieval villages perched on the hillside and hugs the mighty Danube River. With delicious regional food, great wine, and a knowledgeable leader to guide you along the way, you’ll be seeing the best of the region with the wind blowing through your hair.
Price Per Night:$152.00 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Jul 25, 2021through Jul 28, 2021
This new, all-inclusive beachfront resort is built in a modern colonial style with beautifully designed suites and extraordinary cuisine. Kids frolic in the free-form pool including water slides and diving pool. Adults enjoy the expansive El Cocay Spa and a silent area featuring a mega-Jacuzzi.® Ask about the "Mega Pass," which can be used for discounts on spa treatments, water sports, room upgrades and more.
Price Per Night:$125.33 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Jul 25, 2021through Jul 28, 2021
Located in Washington's fashionable West End and adjacent to historic Georgetown, The Fairmont Washington, D.C. welcomes guests in capital style. Known for its engaging service and stylish surroundings, this hotel offers 415 spacious guest rooms and suites that provide guests with a welcome retreat.
Price Per Night:$1,127.86 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Jul 01, 2022through Jul 15, 2022
Arrive Reykjavik, Embarkation in Reykjavik, Exploring East Greenland, Exploring Southern Greenland, Exploring Western Greenland, Disembark and fly to Reykjavik, Reykjavik
From abandoned Arctic ghost towns, to snow-capped mountains and colourful Arctic tundra, this expedition of Greenland is the perfect mix of culture and natural wonders. Experience the east, south and west coasts of Greenland – all with their own unique experiences and features. In the east you can view glaciers deep within the fjords, the south is steeped in Norse history and the west has icebergs and mountainous landscapes aplenty. Meet locals in small sheep-farming communities as well as exploring the quaint Old Town of Nuuk, the charming Greenlandic capital.
Price Per Night:$344.64 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Aug 07, 2021through Aug 21, 2021
Oslo, Bergen, Norwegian Fjords, Lillehammer, Swedish Lakes, Stockholm, Stockholm / Overnight Ferry, Helsinki
Tour Scandinavia and discover the many charms and delights on this two-week adventure through Norway, Sweden and Finland. Travel through some of Europe's most stylish capitals and be wowed by some of the world's biggest fjords. Visit Norway's uber-cool Oslo, travel to Sweden's vibrant Stockholm and explore Finland's hip Helsinki. Along the way, uncover a Viking past, learn of a maritime heritage and get swept up in Olympic fever. Whether it's walking along charming streets in Bergen or sailing through vast fjords, you'll undoubtedly be left with a multitude of picturesque memories from this once in a lifetime Scandinavian adventure.
Price Per Night:$1,699.50 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Feb 21, 2022through Mar 03, 2022
Punta Arenas, Chile, Fly to Antarctica, Antarctic Peninsula and South Shetland Islands, Antarctic Circle, Northbound along the Antarctic Peninsula, Disembark and fly to Punta Arenas, Chile, Depart Punta Arenas
Enjoy Antarctica in style – by flying and then cruising south of the Antarctic Circle! A short three-hour flight is all it takes to travel between Punta Arenas, Chile and King George Island in Antarctica. Skipping all the extra days at sea, you’ll enjoy only the best scenery and wildlife experiences of the Antarctic. Prepare yourself for a sensory overload, as you’ll be inundated by the sheer beauty and dramatic landscapes of the white continent. Soon after, our team of polar experts on the ship will have you searching for penguins and whales in Antarctica.
Price Per Night:$1,081.67 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
May 29, 2022through Jun 04, 2022
Arrive Oslo, Oslo to Longyearbyen, Exploring Spitsbergen, Longyearbyen to Oslo
Short on time, but have an appetite for an epic adventure? This Arctic voyage crosses the 80th parallel along the northwest coast of Spitsbergen in a week. Take a Zodiac excursion to Ny London, cruise towards the base of the Monaco Glacier, learn about whaling history in Smeerenburg and see snow-capped mountains in Magdalenafjord. You’ll get your fill of all the Arctic classics – mountains and glaciers, cliffs and fjords, plus don’t forget to keep an eye out for the locals. Sightings of polar bears, reindeer, walrus and whales are all possibilities.
Welcome to Greece – a land of crumbling ruins and crumbling feta, the sun-bleached cradle of modern civilization. A lot of Grecian itineraries begin with Athens’ historical highlights before skipping quickly off to the Greek Islands. But not this one. We’ve designed a comprehensive tour that includes the best of the mainland AND the islands. From the Sanctuary of Apollo at Delphi and the unbelievable monasteries of Meteora, all the way to the olive groves and sandy beaches of the Cyclades. Along the way you’ll discover that Greeks are passionate about a few very specific things: good times, good food, and good gossip. Kalimera!