Travel

More details – and perhaps more trips to come!

September 11 – 25 – Himalayan Kingdoms: Nepal & Bhutan with Megan Torrey - An exhilarating journey to two distant and devout lands where Himalayan scenery casts an awe-inspiring spell.  Experience these nations’ cultural riches, exquisite beauty, and profound spirituality as you discover Nepal’s storied Kathmandu Valley and explore Bhutan from Thimphu to Punakha and the legendary Tiger’s Nest monastery.  Several special briefings will be added to final itinerary  $5,747 including air from New York (other gateways available).  Sold out.

September 15 - 26 – Romance of the Douro River with Dixie Anderson: land and cruise featuring Lisbon, Porto and the Alto Douro Wine Region - Explore the remarkable cities and towns of Portugal on this enriching journey that showcases the country’s history and heritage. Spend three nights in Lisbon, the city that launched many of the great Age of Discovery expeditions. Cruise the Douro River for seven nights aboard an exclusively chartered ship that takes you through Portugal’s famous port-producing region.  From $3,945 per person plus airfare. Wait List Only.

October 6 -14 – Town and Country Life of Languedoc with Joyce Davis - Experience the South of France for nine days in the unspoiled provinces of Languedoc-Roussillon and Midi-Pyrénées dotted with traditional villages and Cathar fortresses. Visit Carcassonne and cruise the Canal du Midi, both UNESCO World Heritage sites. Stay in the historic HOTEL MERCURE ALBI BASTIDES and the stylish CHÂTEAU DE FLOURE. Exclusive TOWN & COUNTRY LIFE FORUM with local residents. $4,345 per person plus airfare.

October 3 - 15 - Botswana - Immerse yourself in the daily life of the locals on this remarkable journey to Botswana. Devote time to learning the intricacies of the Botswanan government.  Jet to your next destination in a light aircraft, with unbeatable birdseye views of the vistas below. Take in the spectacular view over the Okavango; a massive wetland wilderness of looping channels, islands forested with palms, and wide grassy floodplains that you'll explore on foot, in open 4x4 safari vehicles, and floating along the channels in authentic mokoro canoes in search of elephant and lion, leopard and Pel’s Fishing Owl. Several meet-the-people opportunities throughout.  $7,995 per person plus airfare. 

November 4 -12 - Cuba: Art, Culture & People  - Discover Cuba’s highlights, architecture, music and culture for eight nights during stays in Havana and Cienfuegos. Meet local artists and dancers and learn from local experts. Along with lecturer, Don Samford, visit historic sites, museums, schools and community projects. This small-group experience includes round-trip flights between Miami and Cuba and all excursions. $5,195 per person plus airfare.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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