This month, we are very excited to launch three new itineraries for 2015 and beyond. All of these tours feature some of our favourite destinations, either brought back from hiatus or re-imagined and improved based on client feedback and demand. We have also listed a few other tours below that have just become guaranteed, are filling up quickly or are of general interest. Please contact us for more information or to book on these or any other tours we have on offer.
*NEW TOUR – Peru and the Amazon, 10 days
Don’t have a lot of time but want to take in the highlights of Peru in one shot? All of the highlights are here in this exciting new combination—Cuzco, Machu Picchu, the Sacred Valley, and now a new extension to the Peruvian Amazon! Three departures in 2015.
Tour code: PE10 | Duration: 10 Days |more details
Departure dates: 26 Jan, 04 May and 09 Nov 2015
*NEW TOUR – Turkey and Greece, 21 days
This is where it all began for Adventures Abroad, with our first trips to this region in 1987. The re-vamped combo is the perfect 3-week package featuring the must-see highlights of Western Turkey, the Greek Isles, and a taste of the Greek mainland. Travel from Istanbul to Athens!
Three dates for 2015
Tour code: TG1 | Duration: 21 Days |more details
Departure dates: 24 Apr, 17 Jul and 11 Sep 2015
*NEW TOUR – The Channel Islands, 15 days
Jersey, Guernsey, Sark & Herm. A surprisingly varied and exotic exploration of some of Europe’s most charming locales, an intriguing blend of British and French, with other continental influences that make them truly unique. Three dates in 2015.
Tour code: IL3| Duration: 15 Days |more details
Departure dates: 28 Apr, 23 Jun and 01 Sep 2015
*NEW DATE – Hidden Gems of Africa, 19 days
We have a group on tour right now with Jonathan Hodgson and by all accounts it is the journey of a lifetime! This exploratory itinerary takes you to places where tourism is in a completely embryonic stage. Mozambique has had a troubled history but is now very safe with excellent hotels and lodges. Malawi remains southern Africa’s undiscovered gem. Gabon, sub-Saharan Africa’s most prosperous nation, has a large percentage of the country under its National Park system. The island nations of Sao Tome & Principe and Cape Verde are two of Africa’s most peaceful nations with colourful Portuguese heritage. 2015 date now available.
Tour code: AF6| Duration: 19 Days |more details
Departure date: 01 Sep 2015 (one date only)
*GUARANTEED – Cuba with the Museum of Anthropology at UBC
The University of British Columbia’s Museum of Anthropology (MOA) is pleased to launch a new cultural travel program. During the journey, an experienced local guide will unveil mesmerizing Havana and the Cuba beyond. Meanwhile, Orlando Hernández, host and guest-curator of MOA’s exhibit Without Masks, will grant exclusive access to galleries, artists’ studios, marketplaces, and unparalleled cultural experiences. Join us for an unforgettable journey to Cuba. Space is limited.
Tour code: MACU| Duration: 11 Days |more details
Departure dates: 20 Nov, 2014
*JUST THE HIGHLIGHTS – Argentina and Chile, 13 days
As a more affordable alternative to our longer tours in the region, this is a highly-satisfying partnering of these two friendly, diverse, and spectacular neighbours in a nice neat 2-week package. Escape the dreary northern fall / winter and experience the natural splendour of Patagonia and the glitzy sophistication of Buenos Aires and Santiago—two departures for 2015.
Tour code: CL9| Duration: 13 Days |more details
Departure dates: 04 Mar and 21 Oct, 2015
*POPULAR NEW TOUR – Botswana, Victoria Falls, Cape Town, 13 days
This is a very attractive new program that combines the fabulous safari destinations of Botswana—Okavango & Chobe—as well as Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe and Cape Town, South Africa. Luxurious and remote lodges add to the overall appeal; comprehensive Cape Town sightseeing reveals the beauty and intrigue of one of the world’s most spectacular and isolated cities.
Tour code: BW7| Duration: 13 Days |more details
Departure dates: 06 Jun and 22 Sep, 2015
*ONE TIME ONLY – Cruise and Tour Combo to the Canary Islands, Morocco, Spain, Portugal, 19 days
Travel to Morocco’s ‘Imperial cities’ of Meknes, Fes and Marrakech; wander through the ruins of Volubilis; drive through the magnificent Atlas Mountains; spend time on the dunes at the edge of the Sahara Desert and end up in the seaside town of Essaouira.
Next you will fly to the Canary Islands and board the award winning Voyager ship which avoids the excesses of today’s mega-liners and focuses on tour content rather than ultra luxury. Visit the Canary Islands, Lisbon in Portugal, Spain’s Galician coast town of La Coruna and the pilgrim town of Santiago de Compostela with its stunning cathedral before ending your voyage in Portsmouth, England.
Tour code: CRMS| Duration: 19 Days |more details
Departure date: 11 Feb, 2015 (***DEADLINE FOR BOOKING IS October 8, 2014)
*YVETTE HAAKMEESTER’S TUNISIA AND MALTA READY TO BOOK
Yvette Haakmeester is a professional Tour Leader, with over 17 years of experience. She holds an MA in Classical Archaeology, and specialized in the countries of the ancient Mediterranean. Born Canada, she has lived in Turkey, Greece, and now Tunisia. She has designed and will lead the below series of tours in 2015.
TUNISIA with YVETTE, 16 days
Experience Tunisia reborn …We have created a unique itinerary, in striving to experience the best of the culture, people, history & nature and provide you with an insider’s view of this multifaceted society. You will see everything from some of the finest Roman archaeological sites in the world, the Sahara Desert, the green rolling hills of the Northwest, scenic villages and the rugged beauty of the Berber south.
Tour code: YHTS| Duration: 16 Days |more details
One date only: 25 Apr to 10 May, 2015
TUNISIA and MALTA with YVETTE, 21 days
Malta has much to offer the visitor: the warm climate, unspoiled coves, beautiful landscapes, historic cities and traditional villages, and the unique customs and hospitality of the Maltese people. On this journey, we will visit both the islands of Malta and Gozo – similar but distinct from one another in all respects.
Tour code: YHTM| Duration: 21 Days |more details
One date only: 25 Apr to 15 May, 2015
Contact us to make your reservation on any of these tours or book online here.