Globus 2022-2023 Ultimate Touring Guide

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So Many Places to Go.

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For more than 90 years, we’ve been greeting the most fascinating places around the world with unmatched intrigue, curiosity, and wonder. Along the way, we’ve discovered the sights you must see, encountered the people you must meet, engaged in the customs you must try, and indulged in the cuisine you must taste. From the world’s heart-pumping cosmopolitan cities to its tiny heartwarming towns, it is our greatest passion to share the joys we’ve uncovered – experiences that go beyond the landmarks and thoroughfares to the lesser-known avenues that get you up close to our local favourites – and our favourite locals. By bundling our unrivalled knowledge with superior accommodations, first-class transportation, and unique inclusions, you get to greet the globe on a journey beyond ordinary.

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Why Travel with Globus?

After 90-plus years of sharing the world with travellers, Globus has set the gold standard for award-winning touring across virtually every continent. Our global network of premiere travel partners, operations experts, and hospitality pros share one goal in mind – an exceptional travel experience no matter where we travel together.

GO BEYOND THE GUIDEBOOKS

VIP Sightseeing, expert Tour Directors, knowledgeable Local Guides, hand-selected hotels, authentic cuisine, and seamless transportation include everything you need to travel well without worry! With the perfect inclusions packed into each Globus holiday, all you have to worry about is packing!

SIGHTSEEING AND VIP ACCESS

Skip the lines! Our worldwide relationships not only move you to the front of the line at the world’s must-see sights, but also take you behind the scenes for more in-depth experiences. Going beyond the iconic exteriors, our VIP access to the world’s most awe-inspiring legends and off-the-beaten-path locales give you an exclusive experience at your destination.

SUPERIOR HOTELS

Get closer to your dreams. We’ve personally tested and selected the best hotels around the world with location, comfort, and style in mind. Enjoy first-class hotels and lodges in each destination, and check in with the confidence that we’ve already checked everything out for your comfort and convenience.

LOCAL FAVOURITES

Local Favourites are unique insider experiences you wouldn’t find travelling on your own – and they’re included in every Globus holiday.

YOUR DIRECTORS AND LOCAL GUIDES

A friend in every city. Explore the world with local experts who share the stories, sights, and local surprises not found in the guidebooks. Globus Tour Directors and Local Guides hail from the places you visit, and no one is more familiar, passionate, or happy to share insider knowledge than our local pros!

MEALS

After a good night’s sleep, you’ll enjoy daily breakfast and selected meals throughout your holiday, leaving flexibility to experience local eateries on your own.

TRANSPORTATION

Private deluxe touring motorcoach with free Wi-Fi (where available), air-conditioning, extra leg room, emergency restroom, and first-class seats on trains.

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We Plan. You Play.

LEAVE THE ART OF TRAVEL PLANNING TO US!

When you think of a holiday, you probably think of enjoying new experiences while relaxing, recharging, and unwinding. But the idea of figuring out the how, when, where, and why of travel planning can quickly take the wind out of your sails. That’s where we come in. Fact is, our Holiday Planners live and breathe this stuff. And with our global network of travel partners, expert, local Tour Directors, Local Guides, and trusty Tour Operations team, the only thing you need to worry about is getting your suitcase to close! We take care of the details, so all you have to do is enjoy the ride!

THE ART OF TRAVEL PLANNING

Hassle-Free. Stress-Free. Worry-Free. From our first conversation to your return from holiday, we make travel planning as carefree as a walk on the beach with the enthusiastic expertise to make travel easy. After nearly 100 years of planning holidays, the only person who is more excited about your trip than your Travel Planner is you!

TO US, IT’S PERSONAL

No two travellers are alike. So we believe your holiday should be personalised to please you! Want to stay a bit longer after your tour? Want to start a little sooner before your tour? Or add custom optional excursions that speak to you? No problem! Your Holiday Planner can make it happen just as you wish. After all, it’s your holiday, so do it your way!

GIVE US A RING OR EMAIL US!

Our expert, dedicated Holiday Planners are at the ready to answer any questions, add customised extras to your trip, or just chat about what to expect. We’re here for you for any and all questions – large or small!

LIFE HAPPENS WE’VE GOT THIS

If we’ve learned anything in 90-plus years of holiday planning, it’s this: Life happens! When unforeseen circumstances arise that affect your plans, we offer SafetyNet Travel Protection for your peace of mind. It’s wise to secure your holiday investment, complete with cancel-for-any-reason coverage.

We also remain committed to health and safety protocols on every tour. Ask your Holiday Planner about our On-Trip Assurance policies that protect you on your trip, as well as our Peace of Mind travel program for any surprises before you go.

IN THE KNOW WHILE ON THE GO

From the moment you book your tour with us, we’ll provide helpful communication leading up to your departure date to make sure you’re in the know about what to expect on your holiday and how to make the most of it.

This includes complimentary access to your GlobusGO mobile app, personalised for you and your specific tour. Maps, dining and entertainment options, and itinerary details are all at your fingertips.

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Explore the Less Travelled.

UNDISCOVERED TOURS

While it might be the iconic sights of the world that first entice us to pack our bags for adventure, it’s often something quite different that beckons us to return – the towns with no traffic, the coasts with no crowds, the nooks with no noise. Globus designs the perfect balance of the hero sights you mustn’t miss and the hidden gems you otherwise would, offering a deeper glimpse into the world’s most intriguing destinations. Join us to veer off-the-beaten-path, break away from the packs, and even break bread with the locals, for an unparalleled holiday beyond the guidebooks, that you wouldn’t find on your own.

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Northern Italy’s Highlights and Cinque Terre
10 DAYS MILAN RETURN

Some of Italy’s greatest indulgences can be found amid Italy’s Cinque Terre: gelato-coloured, cliffside fishing villages and the freshest seafood along the coast. Taste traditional balsamic vinegar in Modena, sample parmesan cheese in Busseto, dine on authentic risotto at a Vercelli rice factory, and sip wine in vineyard-dotted Gabiano. Get revved up at the Ferrari Museum in Maranello, cruise to Portofino, and strut your stuff down the streets of Milan.

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Idyllic Aegean with 7-night Cruise
11 DAYS ATHENS RETURN

This refreshing tour of Greece creates a big splash with an enlightening tour of Athens followed by a 7-night cruise to the Greek Isles and Turkey. Dive into the ancient ruins and resorts of the Aegean where legendary harbours, charming villages, and pristine beaches await. From the colourful volcanic island of Milos to the whitewashed villas of Santorini, and the Old Town of Rhodes to the modern getaway of Mykonos, it’s hard to say which sparkles more; the crystal-clear water of the Aegean or the hidden jewels along its storied shores.

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Scottish Highland Fling
10 DAYS EDINBURGH TO GLASGOW

On this Scottish Highlands tour, you’ll discover rolling hills, dramatic coastlines, tiny villages, and towering fairy-tale castles. Your journey includes a ferry ride to the country’s most beautiful islands, into a world of haunting bagpipes, hallowed battlefields, and hoppy brews – perfect for washing down traditional fish and chips at a Scottish chippy. Visit the Neolithic village of Skara Brae, the birthplace of golf at St. Andrews, and tip a wee dram at a famous whisky distillery, to kick up your heels on this Scotland celebration!

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Bourbon, Bridles & Bluegrass
8 DAYS LOUISVILLE TO NASHVILLE

Uncover the South’s scenery, music, customs, and cuisine on this undiscovered tour through Kentucky, North Carolina, and Tennessee. Intoxicating views await in bucolic horse country and the Great Smoky Mountains, while elating experiences are just around the corner in the local distilleries, music houses, and grand southern estates. Whereas the sprawling Biltmore and Cheekwood Estates will give you a taste of the old South, the current “it” cities of Asheville, Nashville, and Chattanooga will welcome you to the energy of the new South.

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The New Way to Tour. The “You” Way to Tour.

Love to tour but fancy a bit more freedom? With the introduction of Choice Touring by Globus, travel enthusiasts now have a whole new way to cure their curiosity. In addition to guided sightseeing at the must-see sights, Choice Touring by Globus presents YourChoice Excursions, a selection of curated experiences included in the package price so you can tailor your tour to your own interests, pleasures and passions

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Oh My Goddess!:
Greece By Design
8 DAYS ATHENS RETURN

Embark on an odyssey of epic proportions on this 8-day holiday in Greece. How will you unleash your inner god or goddess? Sailing on sapphire waters? Exploring ancient treasures? Mixing it up with the locals or stirring up Greek specialties? With complimentary YourChoice Excursions, you choose when, where, and how to say, “Opa!”

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Mad About Mounties: Eastern Canada By Design
8 DAYS TORONTO TO MONTRÉAL

Discover Eastern Canada on a 8-day holiday from Toronto to Montréal. How you explore the French-Canadian treasures is up to you. Sailing on serene lakes and rivers? Sipping on sparkling wines? Standing in a field of lavender or a famous vineyard? Soaking in a Scandinavian spa? With complimentary YourChoice Excursions, you choose when, where, and how to say, “C’est si bon!”

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Thinner Crowds. Thicker Wallets.

Think summer is the best time to go to Europe? Think again! The off season presents milder temperatures, fewer crowds, and better deals. Escapes by Globus is a compilation of the best itineraries in Europe, presented during the low season – so you can experience the highs of Europe’s most popular destinations for less. The high rewards, of low season travel.

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Italian Escape
7 DAYS ROME TO VENICE

Experience the passion of Italy on this off-season Globus Escape…minus the crowds or high-season prices. Discover the historical sights of Rome, including St. Peter’s Basilica, the Vatican Museums, and the Sistine Chapel, stroll through St. Francis’ Assisi, and explore magnificent Florence. Ponder the Leaning Tower in Pisa, and float by private boat in Venice. The perfect Italian getaway!

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Moroccan Escape
7 DAYS CASABLANCA RETURN

This tour of Morocco is an escape from the crowds typically found at busier times of the year. Marvel at the architecture and history of Meknes, follow your local guide through the labyrinthine streets of Fez, and explore the red sandstone buildings of Marrakesh. Return to captivating Casablanca to visit the Hassan II Mosque, followed by a delicious farewell dinner to celebrate your Moroccan Escape!

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Qantas Frequent Flyer

EARN QANTAS POINTS ON YOUR NEXT COSMOS TOUR!

We’re excited to announce our new partnership with Qantas Frequent Flyer – bringing you the opportunity to earn Qantas Points when you book your next holiday with us. Simply book any Cosmos tour from our wide selection of options and earn 1 Qantas Point for every $1 spent!

How to earn Qantas Points

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EXPLORE TOURS AND BOOK

Browse our exciting range of tours in Europe, North & South America, Asia, Africa, Australia and New Zealand and book!

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Share your Qantas Frequent Flyer number by calling our customer service team or add it to your MyAccount profile pre-departure

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EARN QANTAS POINTS

Earn 1 Qantas Point per $1 spent on eligible holidays. Points are awarded within 60 days of departure.*

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Yes! You’re Covered

When it’s time to book your next holiday, rest assured that we’ve got you covered. Backed by over 50 years of showing travellers the world’s most amazing destinations, we’ve got the expertise to help you from the moment you book your trip, to the moment your feet touch the ground back home again.

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PEACE OF MIND TRAVEL PLAN

Buy now, change later with our Peace of Mind Travel Plan. All 2022 travel bookings automatically come with our Peace of Mind Travel Plan – free of charge. This plan gives guests the ability to move their holiday before departure to another destination, itinerary, date or brand in our vast travel portfolio, no questions asked.

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ADDED TRAVEL PROTECTION WITH SAFETYNET

Give yourself even more flexibility for your holiday with our SafetyNet Protection from $95 per person. This allows you to cancel with no penalties up to 30 days prior to your holiday, or transfer your holiday to another date with only 24 hours’ notice. Combine this with our complimentary Peace of Mind Plan for the ultimate in booking protection

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HEALTH & SAFETY

With help from our Global Health & Safety Team, we have established a worldwide Assurance program, with enhanced on-trip protocols and procedures, to ensure the health – and happiness – of our guests throughout their travels with us.

Conditions apply, see our website to learn more

Globus Destinations

NORTH AMERICA
SOUTH AMERICA
AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND
CENTRAL AMERICA
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Britain & Ireland in Depth

24 DAYS | LONDON RETURN | GT
TOUR FROM $8,869* per person, twin share based on 19/09/23

Discover the sweet sights of five captivating countries over 24 days, on our most in-depth tour of Britain and Ireland. Journey through the legendary cities, seaside villages, and quaint countryside hamlets of England, Wales, Ireland, Northern Ireland, and Scotland. Coast to coast, castle to castle, and pub to pub, you’ll drink in the classic landmarks and landscapes, the famous rivers and ruins, the breath-taking islands and Highlands, and the celebrated stories behind them all.

TOP EXPERIENCES

• Step back in time with a guided tour of ancient Stonehenge
• Take a scenic cruise on Plymouth Sound, one of the world’s great natural harbours
• In Waterford, enjoy an Irish coffee demonstration and take a guided tour of the House of Waterford Crystal
• Witness some of Ireland’s spectacular natural scenery, including the Ring of Kerry and Cliffs of Moher
• Visit Wordsworth’s beloved Grasmere village and sample the town’s original gingerbread
• Attend the world-renowned Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo performance (select dates)

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Spain, Portugal & Morocco

17 DAYS | LISBON TO MADRID | ZU
TOUR FROM $5,389* per person, twin share based on 13/10/23

Embark on this gripping tour through the sun-drenched landscapes of Spain, Portugal, and Morocco. Moments destined to become memories as you stroll through Lisbon’s music-filled Alfama quarter, pick up the speed on a four-wheel drive tour through the sand dunes of the Sahara, and slow it back down to catch some rays on Spain’s famous Costa del Sol. From Tangier to Toledo, an abundance of action, adventure, and thrilling scenery await.

TOP EXPERIENCES

• Visit a traditional Portuguese tile workshop in Azeitão
• In Casablanca, take a guided panoramic drive to the magnificent Hassan II Mosque
• Enjoy a guided sightseeing tour in Marrakesh, including Bahia Palace and the Saadian Tombs
• In Erfoud, embark on a thrilling four-wheel drive tour to the sand dunes of Erg Chebbi, before relaxing with a traditional mint tea
• Enjoy a guided walking tour of Granada’s opulent Alhambra complex and the Water Gardens of the Generalife
• End your holiday with a traditional paella farewell dinner in Madrid

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Iceland Adventure

8 DAYS | REYKJAVIK RETURN | ZR
TOUR FROM $5,549* per person, twin share based on 30/04/23

Get ready to discover active volcanoes, roaring waterfalls, jagged glaciers, floating icebergs, black-sand beaches, and brilliant-blue geothermal springs on this breath-taking 8-day tour of Iceland. Unique, local experiences await in the “Land of Fire and Ice”, including tasting piping hot bread baked by the heat from the hot springs, sipping Geysir schnapps served at freezing point, and standing in awe before the spectacular Lake Jökulsárlón, home to Europe’s largest glacier.

TOP EXPERIENCES

• Visit the geothermal heat and electric power station in Hellisheiðarvirkjun
• Stop at the hot springs in Geysir and taste local specialties with a glass of Geysir Schnapps
• In Dettifoss, enjoy a photo stop at one of most powerful waterfalls in Europe
• Enjoy a walk through the rift valley, marking the separation between North American and European tectonic plates
• Stop at the geothermal Mývatn Nature Baths
• Enjoy a photo opportunity of the “Waterfall of the Gods” in Goðafoss

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Italian Mosaic

13 DAYS | ROME RETURN | LI
TOUR FROM $5,689* per person, twin share based on 27/06/23

With stops in Rome, Florence, and Venice, plus the sultry Italian Riviera, the breezy Lake District, and the sunny coast of Campania, this visually stunning multi-region holiday brings together the most colourful parts of Italy. Travelling north, south, coastal, and inland, the pastel-tinted Cinque Terre fishing villages, the sparkling blue waters of Capri, and the lemon-tree-lined streets of Sorrento will leave you with a picture-perfect montage of memories.

TOP EXPERIENCES

• Enjoy a visit to the Colosseum and see the ancient Roman Forum
• Take a photo with the iconic Leaning Tower of Pisa
• Guided sightseeing in Florence includes the Academy of Fine Arts, Giotto’s Bell Tower, the Baptistry, Signoria Square and Ponte Vecchio
• Take a guided excursion from Lake Maggiore to Isola Bella Palace followed by the Botanical Garden on Isola Madre
• In Venice, enjoy guided sightseeing followed by a traditional glassblowing demonstration
• Explore the ancient ash preserved city of Pompeii with a local guide

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Northern Capitals

10 DAYS | COPENHAGEN TO HELSINKI | ZT
TOUR FROM $4,419* per person, twin share based on 16/09/23

Old meets new and tradition meets innovation on this cool, multi-country tour of Scandinavia. With two-night stays in the capitals of Denmark, Norway, Sweden, and Finland, you’ll wake up to Copenhagen’s rush hour of designer-clad cyclists, Oslo’s stunning skyline, Stockholm’s trendy galleries, and Helsinki’s electrifying design scene. Within these hipster hubs, you’ll follow ancient Viking trails and narrow cobblestone streets to the palaces and museums that hold Scandinavia’s most fascinating stories.

TOP EXPERIENCES

• Guided sightseeing in Copenhagen includes the royal reception rooms in Christiansborg Palace and the iconic Little Mermaid statue
• Visit Gothenburg’s indoor food market and taste local snacks
• Enjoy guided sightseeing in Oslo with a walk through Frogner Park and a visit to City Hall
• Visit the City Hall and the Vasa Ship Museum in Stockholm
• Enjoy a breezy overnight cruise across the Baltic Sea from Stockholm to Helsinki
• Take a guided sightseeing tour of Helsinki, including the Lutheran Cathedral, Sibelius Monument, and the city’s open-air markets

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Essential Britain

12 DAYS | LONDON RETURN | GC
TOUR FROM $4,119* per person, twin share based on 08/04/23

Pack your tweed and tartans for the best of London and country, the Scottish Highlands and Lowlands, and the enchanting villages and valleys of Wales. The castles and cathedrals of London, Edinburgh, and Cardiff, as well as the charming pubs on every corner, will steal your heart away. As will visits to the baffling boulders of Stonehenge, the battlefield of Culloden Moor, Shakespeare’s birthplace of Stratford-upon-Avon, and The Beatles’ hometown of Liverpool.

TOP EXPERIENCES

• Enjoy a guided visit to the prehistoric monument of Stonehenge
• Visit the pretty fishing village of Looe and the former smugglers’ port
• In Glastonbury, visit the city of King Arthur and the Holy Grail legends
• See where the blacksmith would wed runaway couples and take part in a wedding re-enactment in Gretna Green
• An orientation drive in Glasgow includes the 12th-century cathedral, the city’s university buildings, and Georgian squares
• Enjoy sightseeing with a local guide in Edinburgh to the New Town and Old Town, and visits to Edinburgh Castle and Holyrood Palace

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The Best of Switzerland

8 DAYS | ZURICH RETURN | ZG
TOUR FROM $4,279* per person, twin share based on 01/10/23

If you have dreamed of taking in storybook-setting vistas, breathing in fresh Alpine air, and tasting mouth-watering Swiss chocolates, this enchanting tour of Switzerland has you covered from A to Zurich. Bustling cities, chalet-dotted hillsides, and pastoral valleys welcome you to the land of lush green farmland, glorious fondue, and glitzy fun. You’ll tick off the swanky St. Moritz, sparkling Lake Geneva, charming Zermatt, lively Lugano and much more on this stunning week-long tour.

TOP EXPERIENCES

• An orientation walk in Zurich’s Old Town includes a Sprungli chocolate praline tasting
• Take a scenic mountain train ride from Täsch to the car-free city of Zermatt
• A guided walking tour in Berne includes Bear Park, city views from the Rose Garden, and the Old Town
• Enjoy lunch in Berne at a traditional Swiss working farm, for a special local dining experience
• In Lucerne, take a walking tour to the Lion monument, the Old Town, and Chapel Bridge
• Take a scenic railway ride to the top of Mount Pilatus

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Portuguese Escape

9 DAYS | LISBON RETURN | KPAX
TOUR FROM $1,729* per person, twin share based on 14/01/23

This rejuvenating tour of Portugal leads you past rolling olive farms, through scenic cork groves, and down winding Moorish alleyways to the country’s signature delights. In its coastal villages and medieval towns, tapas fill the tables, sweet port fills the glasses, and the soulful sounds of fado music fill the air. This enlightening escape introduces you to the brightest sights of the country as you make a loop from lively Lisbon and back.

TOP EXPERIENCES

• Guided sightseeing in Lisbon includes Jeronimos Monastery and its Cloister, and a photo stop at Belém Tower
• Visit the Church of Santa Maria Monastery in Alcobaça
• In Fatima, visit the Sanctuary of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary
• Enjoy sightseeing with a local guide in Porto followed by port wine tasting at a local cellar
• Visit the gardens of the Quinta da Aveleda winery in Penafiel and enjoy a Portuguese tapas tasting
• In Belmonte, visit the Jewish Museum followed by a traditional olive-oil tasting

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Green with Envy: Ireland by Design

8 DAYS | DUBLIN RETURN | FE
TOUR FROM $3,419* per person, twin share based on 25/06/22

Who’s ready to indulge in endless shenanigans with help from Globus Choice Touring in Ireland? You choose how you’d like to tip your hat to adventure on this 8-day discovery from Dublin return with a menu of complimentary YourChoice Excursions.

TOP EXPERIENCES

• Enjoy a guided tour of an Irish whiskey distillery in Tullamore
• Savour panoramic views on a visit to Achill Island
• Get a taste of Galway on a foodie tour, exploring the city’s best eateries and markets
• Take a ferry to Inishmore and hear about local life over lunch at traditional Irish pub
• Visit the 668-foot-high rocky Cliffs of Moher, looking out across the Atlantic Ocean
• Enjoy an evening of Irish celebrations at Taylors Irish Cabaret in Dublin, or visit the historic Guiness Storehouse facility

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Veni, Vidi, Vici: Umbria & Tuscany by Design

8 DAYS | OSTIA RETURN | FI
TOUR FROM $3,419*
per person, twin share based on 30/04/23

This 8-day journey through the kitchens and countryside of Umbria and Tuscany will inspire La Dolce Vita! How will you feed your travel appetite? Hunting for truffles or tapping in a putt? Soaking in waterfalls or stirring water colours? With our complimentary YourChoice Excursions, you can choose to say “ciao!” to golf swings or thermal springs and everything in-between.

TOP EXPERIENCES

• Learn the art of truffle hunting with local farmers in Spoleto
• Enjoy a guided walking tour in Siena to the Duomo and Piazza del Campo
• In Siena learn how to prepare an authentic Tuscan meal
• Follow your expert local guide through the must-see-sights and legendary landmarks of Florence
• Treat yourself with a visit to La Bagnaia Resort’s world class spa
• Take a watercolour painting class in Siena

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The Croatian

11 DAYS | ZAGREB TO DUBROVNIK | RZ
TOUR FROM $4,079* per person, twin share based on 16/04/23

With its glorious coastal cities, ancient Roman ruins, magnificent medieval architecture, and stunning natural wonders, Croatia is a holiday destination which has it all. On this Undiscovered tour of Croatia and Slovenia, you’ll encounter impressive caves and castles, spectacular waterfalls and walled cities, picture-perfect shorelines and famous film locations.

TOP EXPERIENCES

• Explore the ancient underground caverns, halls and passages of Slovenia’s Postojna Caves
• Enjoy a guided walking tour of Plitvice National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
• Take a tour of Dubrovnik, the medieval setting for the fictional city of King’s Landing
• Enjoy guided sightseeing at the Amphitheatre and the Temple of Augustus in Pula
• Visit the historic city of Trogir with a local guide
• Enjoy a walking tour in Split including a visit to Diocletian’s Palace

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Scottish Highlands & Islands

14 DAYS | GLASGOW RETURN | GJ
TOUR FROM $5,389* per person, twin share based on 23/09/23

On this splendid 14-day tour of Scotland, take the high roads, low roads, and winding roads through the Lowlands, Highlands, and islands to witness the country’s breath-taking castles, hallowed battlefields, and mysterious ruins – stopping to catch your breath in the boisterous breweries and dizzying distilleries along the way. From start to end, prepare to be dazzled by the glacial glens, mysterious lochs, and dramatic coastlines of lush and verdant Scotland.

TOP EXPERIENCES

• In Falkirk see the Kelpies, the largest equine sculpture in the world
• A walking tour in Edinburgh includes the Royal Mile, a visit to St. Giles Cathedral, and Edinburgh Castle
• Enjoy a guided tour of Sir Walter Scott’s Abbotsford House
• Visit a whisky distillery in Pitlochry
• Enjoy a traditional fish and chips lunch at a local restaurant in Ullapool
• See the monument to fallen Jacobite clansmen and the famous viaduct in Glenfinnan

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Spirit of the Rockies

12 DAYS | VANCOUVER RETURN | CR
TOUR FROM $8,349* per person, twin share based on 06/05/23

Soaring peaks, stunning glaciers, and heart-warming wildlife await on this lofty tour of Western Canada, leading you through the untamed landscapes of British Columbia and Alberta. You’ll relish the still beauty of Banff and Jasper National Parks, as well as the timeless scenery of Sun Peaks and Whistler.

TOP EXPERIENCES

• Enjoy a two-day scenic Rocky Mountaineer rail journey from Vancouver to Banff
• Cross the Columbia Icefield with a Glaciologist Guide aboard the exciting Ice Explorer
• Witness the blue hue of Lake Louise on a guided heritage walk
• Visit the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre in Whistler
• Overnight at the renowned Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, Banff Springs Hotel, Chateau Lake Louise, Jasper Park Lodge, and the Chateau Whistler Resort
• Enjoy a farewell dinner at Victoria’s famous Butchart Gardens

ALASKA CRUISE EXTENSION
AVAILABLE ON THIS TOUR

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Eastern US & Canada Discovery

14 DAYS | NEW YORK TO BOSTON | CU
TOUR FROM $5,619* per person, twin share based on 05/05/23

On this unforgettable panorama tour of the Eastern U.S. and Canada, you’ll take a bite out of the Big Apple, taste the freedom of Philadelphia, and savour the monuments and museums of Washington D.C., before immersing yourself in the varied Canadian cityscapes of Toronto, Ottawa, Montréal, and Québec City. The final course? A journey through the marvellous mountains of Vermont and New Hampshire with guided sightseeing in Boston.

TOP EXPERIENCES

• Explore the iconic sites of Washington D.C. with a local guide, including photo stops at the White House and Capitol Hill
• In Lancaster, enjoy a traditional dinner with a local Amish family
• Get up close to the thundering Niagara Falls on a sightseeing cruise
• Guided sightseeing in Montréal includes Notre Dame Basilica
• After exploring Québec, enjoy a special dinner on Ile d’Orleans
• Enjoy guided sightseeing in Boston and sample an authentic Italian cannoli

NEW YORK EXTENSION AVAILABLE ON THIS TOUR

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America’s Musical Heritage

10 DAYS | NASHVILLE TO NEW ORLEANS | AS
TOUR FROM $4,199* per person, twin share based on 28/04/23

Follow the sounds of chart-topping history on this 10-day Southern states holiday. From Nashville’s Honky Tonk Row to the famous studios and streets of Memphis, with a crescendo in the home of jazz, New Orleans. Both a musical and southern heritage tour, this holiday will lead you to some of the South’s best sights.

TOP EXPERIENCES

• Enjoy a tour and a personal recording session at RCA Studio B, Nashville’s oldest recording studio
• Watch a live music show at the famous Grand Olde Opry
• Sightseeing in Memphis includes an excursion to Graceland
• Visit the B.B. King Museum in Indianola, followed by dinner at an Antebellum mansion
• Take a cruise on the waterways of the Atchafalaya Basin
• Explore New Orleans with a local guide

NEW ORLEANS EXTENSION
AVAILABLE ON THIS TOUR

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Exploring America’s Great Parks

15 DAYS | LAS VEGAS RETURN | AR
TOUR FROM $6,569* per person, twin share based on 04/05/23

Get ready to tick off America’s most popular parks, memorials, and monuments as you cross through the golden desert wilderness of Arizona, Utah, Colorado, South Dakota, and Wyoming. More adventure is served in the capital cities of Denver and Salt Lake City – and the entertainment capital of the world, Las Vegas.

TOP EXPERIENCES

• Explore Monument Valley on a 4-wheel drive tour with a Navajo Guide, followed by a Navajo backcountry cookout under the stars
• Spend two nights at the historic Game Lodge at Custer State Park
• Visit the iconic Mount Rushmore National Memorial
• Embark on a buffalo safari with a local expert in Custer State Park, followed by a backcountry chuckwagon cookout
• See the Old Faithful Geyser on a scenic drive through Yellowstone National Park
• Enjoy guided sightseeing in Bryce Canyon National Park, including Sunset and Bryce Points

LAS VEGAS EXTENSION AVAILABLE ON THIS TOUR

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Ultimate Alaska & the Yukon

13 DAYS | ANCHORAGE RETURN | CB
TOUR FROM $6,159* per person, twin share based on 23/05/23

Striking it rich in scenery, this grand Alaska tour will transport you to the majestic mountains and never-ending landscapes of America’s 49th state and Canada’s Yukon territory. You’ll travel by coach, train and cruise ship, following the sound of whales in Prince William Sound, the tracks of caribou and moose in Denali National Park, and the paw steps of Alaska’s famous dogsledding huskies.

TOP EXPERIENCES

• Board the historic Alaska Railroad to Denali National Park
• Enjoy a Tundra Wilderness tour through Denali National Park
• Cruise the Chena River on an authentic sternwheeler riverboat
• Enjoy guided sightseeing in Dawson City and trace the trail of gold seekers during the Klondike Gold Rush
• Visit the home of Iditarod and Yukon Quest trainers and huskies
• Watch for whales and dolphins aboard a glacier cruise through Prince William Sound

ALASKA CRUISE EXTENSION
AVAILABLE ON THIS TOUR

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Great Canadian Rail Journey

14 DAYS | TORONTO TO VANCOUVER | CZ
TOUR FROM $6,819* per person, twin share based on 08/05/23

Make your way through five picturesque provinces on this epic rail journey across Canada. After feeling the energy of Toronto and the mist of Niagara Falls, you’ll travel past the sparkling lakes of Ontario, the golden prairies of Manitoba, the winding rivers of Saskatchewan, and the sun-dappled forests of Alberta, before reaching the rocky mountains of British Columbia.

TOP EXPERIENCES

• See Canada’s magnificent Niagara Falls on a sightseeing cruise
• Enjoy dinner atop Toronto’s iconic CN Tower
• Embark on a 3-day scenic train trip from Toronto to Western Canada travelling in first-class carriages onboard Via Rail’s The Canadian
• Take a scenic cruise across Maligne Lake to Spirit Island
• Overnight at the luxurious South Thompson Inn in Kamloops
• Ferry from the multicultural metropolis of Vancouver to the British-infused city of Victoria for a visit to Butchart Gardens

ALASKA CRUISE EXTENSION
AVAILABLE ON THIS TOUR

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Wonders Of The Maritimes & Scenic Cape Breton

9 DAYS | HALIFAX RETURN | CH
TOUR FROM $3,909* per person, twin share based on 08/06/23

This scenic tour of the Canadian Maritimes and Cape Breton comes jam-packed with plenty of unique experiences. Throughout Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, and Cape Breton, tiny fishing villages, giant whales, and the grandest of scenery will be calling your name. Hello, coastal Canada!

TOP EXPERIENCES

• Visit Peggy’s Cove for a traditional Nova Scotian breakfast
• Enjoy a traditional sugar camp lunch at Sugar Moon Farm
• Explore Hopewell Rocks with a Naturalist Guide
• Tour Prince Edward Island National Park with a local guide
• Take a scenic ferry across Northumberland Strait to Baddeck and visit the Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site
• Sightseeing in Cape Breton Highlands National Park includes the scenic Cabot Trail

MONTRÉAL EXTENSION AVAILABLE ON THIS TOUR

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Death Valley & Joshua Tree Escape

7 DAYS | LAS VEGAS TO MARINA DEL REY | K8E
TOUR FROM $1,939* per person, twin share based on 09/10/22

From the Vegas Strip to the stunning desert landscapes of Death Valley National Park, Joshua Tree National Park, and the green oasis of Palm Springs, you’ll discover the Golden State’s most popular getaways and more. With departures in the low season, you’ll enjoy cooler temperatures, the coolest desert scenery, and if you’re lucky, the annual Monarch butterfly migration.

TOP EXPERIENCES

• See the bright lights of Las Vegas and its famous “Strip” while on a guided sightseeing tour
• Visit the Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge
• Enjoy a private guided stargazing program in Death Valley National Park
• Spend two nights in Palm Springs, an oasis in the Coachella Valley
• Explore the stunning landscapes of Joshua Tree National Park on a guided tour
• Experience the golden age of Hollywood with guided sightseeing in Los Angeles

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California Dreamin’: Northern California by Design

9 DAYS | SAN FRANCISCO RETURN | F8B
TOUR FROM $4,469* per person, twin share based on 15/09/23

Head west for a 9-day adventure through sunny Northern California. How will you strike gold in the Golden State? With complimentary YourChoice Excursions, you can choose to climb to new heights or dig deeper to find your California dream.

TOP EXPERIENCES

• Sample wine at the historic Kunde Family Winery
• In Sacramento, choose between a foodie tour of the city’s best
restaurants or a scenic ride aboard the historic River Fox train
• In Mammoth Lakes, enjoy an aerial ride on the Panorama Gondola
to the summit of Mammoth Mountain
• Explore Yosemite National Park on a 2-hour tram tour or on a guided
photography tour

SAN FRANCISCO EXTENSION
AVAILABLE ON THIS TOUR

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The Bold & the Brewtiful: Mid-Atlantic America by Design

9 DAYS | WASHINGTON D.C. RETURN | F8C
TOUR FROM $4,089* per person, twin share based on 23/09/23

Follow in the footsteps of the country’s first patriots on this 9-day trip through America’s Mid-Atlantic states. How will you make history? With complimentary YourChoice Excursions, you choose when, where, and how you’ll discover America!

TOP EXPERIENCES

• Enjoy guided sightseeing in Washington D.C., including photo stops at the White House and Capitol Hill
• Choose between a guided hike of Shenandoah National Park or a visit to nearby Luray to explore its expansive caverns
• Sample the local craft beer in Winston-Salem
• Paddle a kayak or take a guided bike ride of Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge

WASHINGTON D.C. EXTENSION
AVAILABLE ON THIS TOUR

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New England & the Hudson Valley

12 DAYS | NEW YORK RETURN | AEQ
TOUR FROM $5,219* per person, twin share based on 04/10/22

Discover historical treasures, charming seaport villages, and rolling maple syrup farms as you journey across the historic East, from the peaceful vistas of coastal Maine and mountainous Vermont to the bright lights of New York and the orchard- and vineyard-dotted riverbanks of the Hudson Valley.

TOP EXPERIENCES

• Enjoy two nights in the “City That Never Sleeps”, including a skyline harbour cruise for close-up views of Manhattan
• Visit the significant sites of Boston and Lexington on a guided sightseeing tour
• Visit a local maple syrup farm in Montpelier
• Experience American history, art, and design at Shelburne Heritage Park, followed by a wine tasting at the organic Shelburne Vineyard
• Enjoy a scenic ferry crossing on Lake Champlain
• In the lakeside resort of Lake Placid, enjoy visits to the Olympic Museum and the Olympic Centre Ice Rink

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Lost Canyons of the Southwest

9 DAYS | PHOENIX TO LAS VEGAS | AC
TOUR FROM $4,039* per person, twin share based on 01/05/23

This fascinating tour of Arizona will bring you up close to the ancient cliff dwellings, deep canyons, and captivating cultures of the American Southwest. From Phoenix to Vegas, uncover the secrets of the region with sightseeing, jeep tours, train rides and more.

TOP EXPERIENCES

• Take a guided jeep tour through the red rock scenery of Sedona
• Embark on a thrilling train ride on the Grand Canyon Railway
• Enjoy a guided jeep tour through Canyon de Chelly National Monument with a local Navajo guide
• Explore Scottsdale’s Desert Botanical Garden with a local guide
• In Winslow, visit Meteor Crater Natural Landmark, the world’s best-preserved meteorite impact site
• Set off on a scenic drive across the Mohave Desert to visit the Hoover Dam Museum

LAS VEGAS EXTENSION AVAILABLE ON THIS TOUR

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Gems of the Red Centre

6 DAYS | ALICE SPRINGS TO ULURU | PD
TOUR FROM $3,640* per person, twin share based on 04/11/22

Take a trip to the heart of Australia for the ultimate outback holiday experience. Learn about Aboriginal culture with local indigenous guides, discover phenomenal landscapes with unique desert adventures, and watch an epic sunset over Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. Overflowing with eye-opening moments and special VIP experiences, including two luxurious nights at the five-star Sails in the Desert hotel, you’re sure to leave no red stone uncovered on this Red Centre escape.

TOP EXPERIENCES

• Visit Standley Chasm with a local Indigenous Guide and learn about the gorge’s cultural significance
• Enjoy lunch and a tasting at the Alice Springs Brewing Co.
• Hike to the top of Kings Canyon on the spellbinding Rim Walk
• Take a guided walk to Mutitjulu Waterhole and discover its unique Aboriginal rock paintings
• Visit the illuminating art installation, Field of Light
• Enjoy canapes, dinner and sparkling wine overlooking Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park as the sun sets, followed by stargazing with a local expert

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NSW Wineries & Countryside

8 DAYS | SYDNEY RETURN | PW
TOUR FROM $4,498* per person, twin share based on 14/09/22

Discover regional New South Wales on this 8-day holiday, where sublime natural scenery and award-winning wineries meet gourmet cuisine and charming small towns. Uncover authentic countryside experiences, historical sights and rugged mountain ranges that will leave you feeling like you’re a million miles away from the big city.

TOP EXPERIENCES

• Spend two nights in the Hunter Valley and sample some of the region’s renowned wines
• Browse the stalls at Mudgee’s Fine Foods Farmers’ Market
• Visit the Royal Flying Doctor Service in Dubbo and learn about life and medical services in the Outback
• Sample the local cider and fresh produce at a cider brewery in Orange
• Journey to the Blue Mountains and see the iconic Three Sisters
• End your holiday with a dinner cruise on Sydney’s harbour

DUBBO ZOO OVERNIGHT STAY
AVAILABLE ON THIS TOUR

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Naturally New Zealand

14 DAYS | QUEENSTOWN TO AUCKLAND | PJ
TOUR FROM $7,699* per person, twin share based on 25/09/22

From waking up in Milford Sound to whale-watching in Kaikoura and wine-tasting in Blenheim, this comprehensive tour of New Zealand comes filled with big sights and even bigger experiences. From the natural wonders of the South Island to the hidden gems of the North, you’ll make your way through some of the country’s most gorgeous scenery, sampling world-class food and wine along the way.

TOP EXPERIENCES

• Enjoy an overnight cruise in Milford Sound – an area often referred to as one of the wonders of the world
• Follow the icy trail of Franz Josef Glacier on a guided tour
• Enjoy panoramic views of the Southern Alps as you journey onboard the world-famous TranzAlpine
• Take a sky-high walk amongst towering redwood forests in Rotorua
• Head underground on a subterranean tour of Waitomo’s glittering glow-worm caves
• End your holiday with dinner and 360-degree views atop Auckland’s iconic Sky Tower

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Discover Japan

10 DAYS | TOKYO TO KYOTO | OJ
TOUR FROM $6,529* per person, twin share based on 16/05/23

Immerse yourself in the best of ancient and modern Japan on this enthralling 10-day tour, as you make your way from neon-lit Tokyo to time-honoured Kyoto. Guided tours through peaks, pavilions, palaces and pagodas will provide picture-perfect backdrops for your photos, while hand-selected local experiences will introduce you to Japan’s rich heritage, culture and cuisine.

TOP EXPERIENCES

• Take a cable car ride up to see magnificent views of Mount Fuji
• Experience the thrill of a ride on Japan’s famous bullet train
• Participate in a calligraphy class and a traditional tea ceremony
• Learn about the ancient art of kimono fabric-dyeing
• In Kyoto, prepare miso soup, teriyaki chicken, sushi and more with a local chef during a Japanese cooking class
• Enjoy a guided visit of Kenroku-en garden, followed by a gold-leaf design class to make your own keepsake bento box

HIROSHIMA EXTENSION AVAILABLE ON THIS TOUR

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