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February 15 - 26, 2024
Kenya: Up-close with the Big 5
Join us for a fabulous photo safari, where you will sleep in luxurious tented camps and enjoy the tranquility of Kenya. You will have a full day in Nairobi, where you will visit the Giraffe Center, David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Elephant Nursery, Karen Blixen Museum, and the handiwork of women crafting Kazuri Beads. Visit the beautiful Aberdare Country Club, a 1,300-acre wildlife sanctuary teeming with eland, impalas, zebras, giraffes, and reclusive leopards. Stay the evening at the Ark, which was built to resemble Noah's creation. You will then travel and stay at three tented camps for six nights. You will enjoy numerous photo game drives with the opportunity to see aardvarks, caracal cats, bat-eared foxes, leopards, giraffes, zebras, water buffalo, ostrich, various bird species, elephants, tigers, lions, cheetahs, hippos, rhinos, crocodiles, and so much more. This is a trip of a lifetime!
April 6 - 12, 2024
Gems of the South - Charleston & Savannah
Six spectacular days enjoying the history, culture, architecture, and cuisine of the South. Founded in 1670, the port city of Charleston is renowned for its Civil War history, splendid antebellum architecture, lovely neighborhood gardens, cobblestone streets, and beautiful water views from its Battery promenade. There is no better time to visit than April when the colorful azaleas are blooming. Savannah is known for its manicured parks, horse-drawn carriages, and fabulous antebellum architecture. Its cobblestone streets, beautiful city squares and Spanish moss-covered oaks make this charming city unlike any other. Hop on board this tour and discover the Gems of the South.
May 3 - 17, 2024
Best of the Mediterranean Sea!
A 15-day cruise and tour that you don't want to miss! We will begin our adventure in Rome, Italy. We then travel to the Tuscan region, Florence and Pisa, resplendent in art and history. We'll cruise the stunning Amalfi coast and stop in Naples. A tour around Naples' grand piazzas, cathedrals, and castles in the old center will take you back centuries. Enjoy the magnificent fountains, cathedrals, historic sites, and wonderful food on the island of Sicily. Corfu is one of the lushest of the Greek Isles, rimmed in dramatic blue waters and topped with tranquil hillside villages. The Croatian city of Dubrovnik exudes romantic charm and beautiful scenery with its shimmering marble streets, centuries-old buildings capped by bright orange roofs, and lovely beaches ensconced between awesome rocky ledges. Enjoy a half-day sightseeing in Venice. Join us today on the best of the Mediterranean Sea!
May 26 - June 7, 2024
Alaska - by land and sea
Join us as we explore the "final frontier" - Alaska. This 4 night land adventure and 7 night cruise is a trip of a lifetime. Thrill to the sight of soaring eagles. Watch for breaching whales. Cruise past magnificent glaciers that have helped form this wild land. Visit fascinating ports of call during the day and explore the amazing amenities available aboard Celebrity’s Summit at night. All of this and more awaits you in Alaska!
July 23 - August 3, 2024
Shades of Ireland - Grand Tour
This is a journey to the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland featuring overnights in Waterford, Killarney, Adare, Galway, Donegal, Belfast, and Dublin. You will visit the Waterford Crystal factory where the Master Sculptor sculpts the desired piece from a solid block of crystal. Visit Cobh, which was the last port of call of the Titanic. A trip to Ireland wouldn't be complete without stopping at the Blarney Castle to kiss the famous "Stone of Eloquence." Take the most scenic drive along the Ring of Kerry. Spend a day at Dingle Peninsula loop, which is home to 500,000 sheep. Visit the puffins at the famous Cliffs of Moher, stunning rock formations that soar 700 feet above the churning Atlantic Ocean and extend for 9 miles. You will stop at Connemara National Park, a place of contrasts, colors, wilderness, and warm welcomes on the west coast of Ireland. Board a full scale emigrant ship to experience the conditions faced by many as they set sail for a new life in America. You won't miss anything on this trip, it truly is a grand tour.
September 18 - 25, 2024
Canyonlands of Southern Utah
The rugged majesty of the National Parks of southern Utah is indescribable. The enormous, colorful, and unusual rock formations give witness to the glorious side of the power of Mother Nature. This tour includes five National Parks. We will start our journey in Salt Lake City, then travel to Moab, Utah, where we will venture to Canyonlands, Arches, and Capitol Reef National Parks. We will enjoy a raft trip on the Colorado River, which will take us from the epic vistas of red sandstone monuments and mesas into magnificent canyons with 320 million years of geologic history. We will travel south along Utah's Highway 12 Scenic Byway, which will take us to Bryce Canyon National Park. Our last park will be Zion National Park, then on to an evening in Las Vegas. You don't want to miss the beauty and fun activities of this tour!
December 5 - 10, 2024
Montreal and Quebec City
We'll start at the Great Montreal Christmas Market. Here you’ll enjoy a magical cultural culinary journey through the Quartier des spectacles. Whether it’s sipping mulled wine or admiring beautiful Christmas decorations that gets you into the festive spirit, nothing says it’s the Holiday season like a Christmas Market! Enjoy the many sites, both new and old, throughout the city, highlighting the Notre Dame Cathedral, St. Joseph’s Oratory, Jacques Cartier Square, McGill University, and a panoramic view of the city from atop Mount Royal. From here transfer to the Montreal Central train station and board the VIA Rail Canada for a scenic and relaxing train ride to the “Paris of North America”, Quebec City. The Marché de Noël Allemand de Quebec ~ German Christmas Market is a magical place that comes to life in the heart of Old Québec, designed to recreate as closely as possible the atmosphere of the big European Christmas markets and to offer you a unique and unforgettable experience. Enjoy a wonderland with a unique and warm atmosphere, a great selection of succulent German treats (bratwurst, mulled wine, gingerbread, and other traditional delicacies), and delicious terroir products, exquisite Christmas gifts, and popup performances. Experience the holiday season at one of the most authentic and traditional Sugar Shacks in all of Canada – Sucrerie de la Montagne! Upon arrival, you’ll be shuttled by sleigh or cart pulled by horses to partake in a traditional Quebec holiday feast while enjoying lively musical entertainment!
May 26 - June 6, 2025
The very best of Eastern Germany
Join us on an 11 night journey to East Germany! See sights that you haven't seen on your previous visits to Germany. Enjoy meats, cheeses, breads and try local beers at a beer garden. Learn how to properly dance an English Waltz at a dance school. Visit the famous Meissen porcelain factory. Meet and hear from locals on your city tours of Berlin, Dresden, Leipzig and Potsdam. Relax and enjoy the countryside between cities. Visit the summer palace of Frederick the Great, King of Prussia in Potsdam and eat at the same restaurant Goethe and Bach dined! Take a river cruise on the river Spree and see Berlin from its best angle. Experience a unique boat cruise on the Elbe River on a paddle steamer in Dresden. Enjoy a farewell dinner cruise in Potsdam on the River Havel and soak in the scenery. Be surprised - Not everyone in Germany wears lederhosen!
July 23 - August 3, 2025
Tahiti and the Society Islands
Welcome to Paradise! The islands of French Polynesia are a gorgeous collection of volcanic atolls strewn across the grand Pacific Ocean and the island of Tahiti is the largest of all. Start your dream vacation with a two-night stay in Papeete at the InterContinental Tahiti Resort and Spa. The Resort is located on 32 acres of lush tropical garden alongside an idyllic lagoon. Indulge in a host of activities, from diving amongst coral reefs to taking a swim at the infinity pool or unwinding at the Deep Nature Spa. Enjoy a drink from your private balcony of your spacious panoramic ocean view room facing the lagoon. Explore the best of Tahiti on two included half-day excursions before you embark the M/S Paul Gauguin, one of the finest small boutique ships at sea. Voted most luxurious ship to sail in Tahiti on a year-round basis, your Paul Gauguin ship is designed to dazzle. Along with the incredible beauty of the South Pacific you will be treated to all shipboard meals in your choice of venue, included beverages, in room fridge replenished daily with soft drinks, beer, and water, entertainment including local Polynesian performers, complimentary watersports including kayaking and paddle boarding, use of the secluded, white-sand beach in Bora Bora, and a day on Gauguin’s private island, Motu Mahana!