Price Per Night:$349.29 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Mar 13, 2021through Mar 20, 2021
Jerusalem, Jericho, Haifa, Tel Aviv
Get a kaleidoscopic perspective on Israel and the Palestinian Territories on this eight-day tour. Entrenched in the ancient but emphatically modern in outlook, nominally Jewish but with oodles of Muslim and Christian influence, this region is endlessly fascinating and rewarding to travel in. Stroll the Old City’s ramparts in Jerusalem, visit Jesus' biblical birthplace in Bethlehem and see Masada’s rugged outcrop. Break bread with Palestinians and Israelis, walk the graffitied separation wall in Bethlehem, go for a float in the Dead Sea and form your own impressions of this captivating part of the world.
Price Per Night:$263.57 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
May 15, 2021through Aug 28, 2021
Broome, Windjana Gorge & Tunnel Creek, Bell Gorge, Galvans Gorge & Mt Elizabeth, The Mitchell Plateau, Drysdale Station, El Questro Wilderness Park, Purnululu National Park: Bungle Bungles, Lake Argyle, Katherine...
Price Per Night:$162.50 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Apr 19, 2021through May 03, 2021
Bucharest, Veliko Tarnovo, Plovdiv, Bansko, Pirin Mountains / Gorno Draglishte, Rila / Sofia, Sofia
Embark on a spectacular journey from Romania and through Bulgaria, discovering the architectural grandeur and quaint cultural enclaves that make this such an intriguing part of the world. Absorb Bucharest’s austere atmosphere on a guided walking tour, compare age-old places of worship in Sofia and be treated to traditional Bulgarian hospitality on an overnight homestay in Gorno Draglishte. Breathe in crisp alpine air on a hike in the Pirin Mountains, and meander back in time in the Old Town of Plovdiv. Relatively short in terms of distance travelled, this nine-day trip is a fascinating study in just how much regions can change as you cross national borders.
Discover the secrets of the Ecuadorian Amazon on this breathtaking tour into the heart of the jungle. Meet indigenous families to learn the jungle’s cultural traditions, and take guided walks to discover the abundant plant and animal life that call this part of the Amazon home. Awake to the exotic sound of birdcalls and discover the thrill of sleeping in this secluded spot deep in the Ecuadorian jungle.
Price Per Night:$354.29 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Feb 27, 2021through Dec 17, 2022
Sorong (West Papua), Palau Raja Ampat, Friwen – Waisai, Sorong
Welcome to the archipelago with the richest marine biodiversity on Earth. Made up of 1,500 small islands that house 550 species of coral, 1427 fish species and more than 700 types of mollusks, Raja Ampat is a place where mere snorkelling feels (and looks) like deep-sea diving. It's very remote, which means a delightful lack of other visitors. Think clear turquoise waters, a kaleidescope of corals and reef fish, and, perhaps best of all, some of the friendliest locals you'll ever meet. Come and sail the isles of Raja Ampat, the tropical paradise you’ll be telling friends about for years to come.
Price Per Night:$171.33 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Mar 28, 2021through Dec 12, 2021
Bangkok, Sukhothai, Village Homestay, Village Homestay - Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai, Bangkok, Ao Nang/Krabi, Ko Yao Yai, Phuket
Combining the best of the north and south, this is the definitive Thailand tour. Travel from the clamour of the capital to the serenity of steamy rainforests; from atmospheric ruins to relaxed sun-drenched islands. Tour temples in Bangkok, bargain-hunt in lively Chiang Mai and then swim, snorkel or simply kick back on the divine beaches of the southern coast. This adventure is the perfect chance to visit the many attractions and treasures of Thailand.
Price Per Night:$170.71 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Jan 31, 2021through Dec 11, 2022
Ubud, Mount Batur/Kintamani, Bedugul Lake, Lovina, Tanah Lot/Canggu Beach, Sanur
It’s all about two wheels in Bali, and this action-packed cycling trip takes in some of the island’s best spots in the highlands and on the coast. Hit the road in Ubud and wind your way south, into a world of lush green rice fields, smouldering volcanoes, family-run warungs, community projects, caves, temples and tiny villages. With the chilled-out beaches of Lovina and Sanur on the horizon, and a slew of adventure activities on offer throughout – such as a hike up Mt Batur – this is an unforgettable journey for cyclists and adventurers alike.
Price Per Night:$330.00 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Jul 03, 2021through Sep 18, 2021
Buenos Aires, Ituizangó, Ibera Wetlands/Ituizangó, Foz do Iguazu, Foz do Iguacu, Iguazu Falls, Rio de Janeiro
Get an invigorating taste of South America’s south on a trip that takes you from Buenos Aires to Rio de Janeiro. Let the sounds of samba wash over you and get swept up in the infectious energy of the locals. Stroll white-sand beaches in Rio, rummage through antique fairs in Buenos Aires and sample delicious culinary specialties wherever you go. In between these two vibrant cities, become immersed in spectacular wilderness - from the sprawling wetlands of Ibera to the astonishing Iguazu Falls, there’s a trove of natural beauty waiting for you.
Price Per Night:$122.35 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Jun 12, 2021through Oct 29, 2021
Hanoi, Halong Bay, Hanoi – Overnight train, Hue, Hoi An, Ho Chi Minh City, Mekong Delta – Ho Chi Minh City, Ho Chi Minh City, Phnom Penh, Battambang...
Take an unforgettable adventure through two of the most colourful yet contrasting cultures in South East Asia. Starting off in Vietnam, cruise through dramatic karst scenery on a boat tour of Halong Bay, step back into the world of the country's last emperors in Hue, soak up the old-world charm of Hoi An and be awed by the endless energy of Ho Chi Minh City. In Cambodia, discover the country's fascinating history and culture in Phnom Penh's heaving streets and in the awe-inspiring temples of Angkor. This is a journey that draws you away from the crowds and into heart and soul of this captivating region, and its equally enchanting people.
From the bustling markets to the Atlas Mountains, this seven-day Lonely Planet Experience combines city sights and mountain trekking. This action-packed trip will immerse you in mazelike Marrakech, introduce you to Amazigh (Berber) culture and see you summiting Mt Toubkal. Stay in mountain gites and hiking huts, trek through spectacular mountain scenery and reach the ‘roof of North Africa’ with an expert crew and trusty pack mules. See two very different sides of Morocco in just one week.
Experience the festive spirit – and spirited festivities – of the Russian New Year on this special Russian Highlights adventure. See Moscow’s famous Red Square and St Basil’s Cathedral under a layer of snow and vodka-toast the old year out with a Russian family, then toast the New Year in with champagne. See the glittering treasures of the Armoury Museum, visit the Russian Santa’s residence in Veliky Ustyug and be shown the sights of grand St Petersburg. This small group trip offers an unparalleled opportunity to witness Russia during this special time of the year.
Price Per Night:$352.86 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
May 16, 2021through Sep 18, 2022
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:$168.57 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
May 23, 2021through Aug 01, 2021
Bangkok, Bangkok - Overnight train, Khao Sok , Ao Nang, Penang, Kuala Lumpur, Melaka, Singapore
Travel from Bangkok to Singapore on a voyage of discovery, soaking up culture and revelling in the flavours of the region. With golden temples, soft white beaches and bright blue skies, tantalising seafood and a host of shopping spots, our journey from Thailand down to the Malay Peninsula is sure to delight.
Price Per Night:$189.17 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Dec 18, 2020through Jan 17, 2021
La Paz, Sucre , Potosi, Uyuni, Salar de Uyuni, Uyuni, Uyuni – Tilcara, Tilcara – Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires , Colonia del Sacramento...
Explore South America with Lonely planet and Intrepid Travel on this 31-day tour. Take the road less travelled from sky-high La Paz to party-ready Rio de Janeiro, stopping along the way to see the mind-bending Uyani Salt Flat, follow your rhythm in Buenos Aires, ride horses on a Uruguayan estancia and wonder at the incredible power of Iguazu Falls. This overland adventure is big on freedom – your local leader will give you insider info, your group will provide the company of curious, like-minded travellers, and then you decide how you want to spend your days.
Price Per Night:$284.38 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Dec 18, 2020through Dec 26, 2020
Lima, Cusco, Aguas Calientes, Machu Picchu / Cusco, Cusco, Puno, Lake Titicaca (Homestay), Lima
Visit South America and travel to Peru on an adventure from mountains to jungle, and seasides to great plains. Visit Peru's incredible natural and historical highlights on this awesome adventure. Retrace the steps of the Incas to Machu Picchu, admire colonial cities, explore vibrant markets, and meet the locals in this South American country with a difference. Return home with incredible memories of the panoramas and people of Peru.
Price Per Night:$97.28 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Jun 26, 2021through Aug 11, 2021
Mexico City, Puebla, Oaxaca, Oaxaca / Overnight Bus, San Cristobal de las Casas, Palenque, Palenque Ruins / Merida, Merida, Chichen Itza / Playa del Carmen, Playa del Carmen...
Dive into Central America on this 47-day Lonely Planet Experience, bookended by two chaotic capitals and filled with fun, adventure and culture. Journey through Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Costa Rica on an epic adventure through the tantalising highlights of the region. Get acquainted with Central American cultures, spectacular landscapes and fascinating histories as you explore the wealth of ancient ruins, spot the range of unusual wildlife and relax on idyllic Caribbean shores. This is one of our longest adventures through Central America – a trip that zig-zags from the top of the continent to the bottom and delivers you with stories to tell and a tan to show off.
Travel through Morocco and Spain. From the splendidly chaotic medina of Marrakech, through the ancient city of Seville, to the artistic streets of Barcelona, come and explore the great Moorish metropolises of Morocco and Spain. Step back in time as you wander down medieval alleyways and through crumbling Roman ruins. From spectacular sunsets to exotic spice-filled souqs - with a good dose of tapas and flamenco in between - discover age-old cultures and bright, new beginnings on this exotic adventure.
Price Per Night:$186.67 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Apr 22, 2021through Jul 08, 2021
Kuching, Bako National Park - Kuching, Kuching, Mulu National Park, Headhunters Trail - Guesthouse, Labuan Island, Kota Kinabalu
Wild, tropical and remote – think of Borneo as South East Asia's answer to the Amazon. This 10-day tour is full of active adventure set in natural paradise. See orangutans swinging through the rainforest treetops at a sanctuary in Semenggoh, weave through the vast Mulu cave systems and spend a night in an Iban homestay. Follow the Headhunters' Trail through dense jungle in Sarawak, wander along Kuching's riverside promenade and relax on golden-sand beaches on Labuan Island.
Price Per Night:$380.00 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Jan 01, 2022through Dec 17, 2022
Quito, Isla San Cristobal, Galapagos, Isla San Cristobal, Isla Floreana / Isla Isabela, Isla Isabela, Isla Isabela / Isla Santa Cruz, Isla Santa Cruz, Isla Santa Cruz, Galapagos/ Quito, Quito
Amazing wildlife, both on land and underwater, is the drawcard of the remote Galapagos Islands. Tour the Galapagos' outstanding natural beauty and interesting history by foot and boat on this active adventure. Trace Darwin's theory of evolution, spot colourful, bizarre and beautiful creatures and have an experience that is completely out of this world as you discover the incredible Galapagos Islands.
Price Per Night:$1,181.36 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Nov 03, 2020through Nov 13, 2020
Ushuaia, Embarkation Day, Crossing the Drake Passage, Antarctic Peninsula, Drake Passage, Disembark in Ushuaia
Experience an adventure tour of Antarctica and explore the unique conditions at the end of the Earth. Embark from Tierra Del Fuego and travel through the Beagle Channel and 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 a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Travel to Antarctica and see the exotic, alien nature of this frozen world for yourself.
Price Per Night:$160.71 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Dec 16, 2020through Dec 23, 2020
Mexico City, Mexico City, Cacalomacan / Puebla, Puebla, Oaxaca, Mitla / Oaxaca, Oaxaca
Say Hola to a tour that’s more than just tacos and tequila and prepare for una buena adventure into the heart and soul of Mexico. From Aztec to Zapotec, La Copita to Pasita – travel on this cultural cocktail, that blends the best of the country’s ruins, cuisines and natural wonders into an eight-day journey through colourful markets, indigenous culture and all the Mezcal you can manage. From the fiery capital of Mexico City to the culinary paradise of Oaxaca, whether you’re hanging out in a quirky bar in Puebla, exploring the ancient ruins of Mitla or discovering the vibrant art scene of Oaxaca, you’re guaranteed to get a taste of Mexico’s magic at every turn.
It’s peak whale season at the Antarctic Peninsula and this 10-day adventure takes you to the heart of the action. Fill your days with wildlife encounters as you visit penguin rookeries, spot seals along the shores and witness seabirds nesting by the thousands. Have a whale of a time taking Zodiac excursions through ice-filled bays to get closer to the magnificent, migrating mammals, all under the expert guidance of our expedition crew. With comfortable living quarters, a full team of onboard polar experts and services catering for health and wellness, this is the best way (and time) to discover the Antarctic Peninsula.
Price Per Night:$356.67 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Dec 01, 2020through Mar 31, 2021
Stone Town, Zanzibar North Coast
The Spice Island of Zanzibar exudes exoticism – a remote, pristine paradise where the water is transparent, the beaches are powder-white, and the air is filled with the heady scent of spices. The very definition of a beachside bliss, this archipelagic gem – with its perfectly soft sands lying next to warm, turquoise waters, brimming with vibrant coral and tropical fish – is the ideal spot to flop and drop for four fun-filled days. Discover the blend of cultures in the local cuisine, wander the winding alleyways of historic Stone Town, delight your senses on an optional guided spice tour, or simply lay back and relax on one of Zanzibar’s world-renowned beaches.
Price Per Night:$316.88 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Feb 10, 2021through Feb 18, 2021
Houston, Lake Charles, Lafayete, Lafayette, Jefferson Parish, New Orleans / Jefferson Parish, New Orleans
Get ready for a colourful celebration: it’s time for Mardi Gras down South! Southwest Louisiana knows how to party, and this is the perfect excuse to experience the carnival atmosphere of one of the largest festivals on earth. You’ll tour smaller towns to learn the traditions of Mardi Gras, and finish in New Orleans for a knock-out party on Fat Tuesday. This 9-day adventure covers the highlights of Louisiana food, culture and hospitality with a focus on the Mardi Gras festival, so become part of a krewe, join in the traditional bead throw, dress in yellow, green and purple and experience how fun Mardi Gras can be in the US of A.
Price Per Night:$180.00 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Sep 23, 2021through Oct 02, 2021
Dubrovnik, Split, Plitvice Lakes National Park / Zagreb, Zagreb, Ljubljana, Venice
Discover the rich artistic heritage, natural attractions and acclaimed cuisine of Croatia, Slovenia and Italy on this ten-day Lonely Planet Experience from Dubrovnik to Venice, powered by Intrepid. Soak up Split’s stunning ocean views, see Dubrovnik's renowned walled city and wander through the pristine natural beauty of Plitvice Lakes National Park. Get acquainted with Croatia’s capital Zagreb, explore Ljubljana’s Old City and be romanced and entranced by Venice. Taking in both acclaimed landmarks and lesser-known attractions, this trip covers all the bases in some of the Mediterranean’s hottest locations.