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Heart of Europe Circle Tour

Going on its 58th year, our signature tour remains as popular as ever. The itinerary offers seven countries, historic cities, spectacular scenery, and lots of local flavor. It is an ideal choice for first-time travelers to Europe or anyone desiring a taste of the Old World at a great value.

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Overnight Flight to Europe

Today brings the beginning of a new adventure . . . anticipation heightens as you realize that your

Historic South and Golden Isles Cruise

As you cruise between ports, expansive wildlife refuges and remote islands stretch out before you, offering an extraordinary view of the wilderness of the South. This is a region of history, legend, grace, and beauty that will leave you inspired.

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Charleston, SC

The port city of Charleston is known for its cobblestone streets, gas-lit lamps, and pastel antebellum houses. The scene of Revolutionary War naval battles, legendary pirate tales, and Civil War

Sydney Escape

Home to the iconic Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney’s icons are well-renowned. Spend six nights discovering why this city is a favorite with travelers the world over. Learn about Australia’s European history in the Rocks District, take the harbor and see the towering skyline rise above you, visit one of the 70 beaches and take a dip and just soak up the atmosphere of this laid back, sunny and friendly city. Travel …

Gems of the Danube

In the heart of Europe’s grand waterway region, rug up and immerse yourself in the enchanting atmosphere of the Christmas markets, which have brought magic to the banks of the Danube River for centuries. Delight in the magic of Prague as snow falls softly onto the cobblestoned streets. Spend seven nights cruising the majestic Danube as you sail from Nuremberg to Budapest.

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Departure

Your journey into wonder begins here. Raise your glass

The Ultimate Territory Adventure in Style

Experience the majesty of the Northern in luxury. Explore Kakadu’s ancient gorges, spectacular wetlands and unique wildlife home to over 10,000 crocs! Meet Aboriginal clans who have lived here for over 65,000 years and hear about their rock art some of which are over 20,000 years old. Your journey then takes you to the majesty of the Red Centre. Natural wonders abound with the iconic Uluru, the mystical domes of Kata Tjuta and windblown Walpa …

Walking in his Footsteps – Mandela’s Centenary

This 10-day South Africa vacation follows in the footsteps of Nelson Mandela to celebrate what would have been his 100th birthday.

Your South Africa vacation begins in Johannesburg, the nation’s largest city. While in Johannesburg, you’ll stay at the luxury 54 on Bath, located in one of the city’s leafy northern suburbs. With 75 premium rooms, 12 executive suites, and three luxury suites, 54 on Bath promises gorgeous amenities during your stay in Johannesburg. It …

Temples of Thailand & Cambodia

Explore Thailand and Cambodia’s diverse wonders on this tour of vibrant rainforests, historic temple ruins and hidden art.

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BANGKOK, THAILAND

Our journey begins in Bangkok. Meet with your fellow travelers and enjoy dinner at a local restaurant. (D)

Accommodation: Vimala Suites

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BANGKOK

After breakfast, enjoy a morning at your leisure. This afternoon, we’ll hop aboard a long-tailed boat for a leisurely trip down the city’s khlongs (canals). A Thai puppet

Kakadu’s Ancient Secrets

Venture to Australia’s Top End, through the untamed wilderness and wetlands of Kakadu – an ancient landscape of billabongs, gorges and hidden canyons teeming with spectacular wildlife. Embark on a journey to the haunt of the Lightning Man, Aboriginal clans and the mighty crocs that roam Kakadu’s floodplains.

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Darwin – Mary River

As this journey departs early morning, accommodation will need to be pre-booked for the previous night at Mantra on the

Introducing Ghana

Travel to Accra, Ghana and visit Manhyia Palace and the Ashanti Kingdom in Kumasi. Explore Cape Coast and see the infamous “Door of No Return”.

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TRAVELING

Depart from Washington Dulles (IAD) for your flight to Accra.

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ACCRA

On arrival at Kotoka International Airport you will be met and transferred to your hotel.

Overnight on a bed and breakfast basis at Travel Xpress International Hotel or similar.

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ACCRA

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Encore European Tour

Join us for our second grand lady the MS Johann Strauss for a European adventure like no other! After embarking in Amsterdam we sail upstream to Dusseldorf, our first exciting & thriving port on the magnificent Rhine. The Rhine takes us to Koblenz at the confluence of the Rhine & Mosel where you can take a cable car across the Rhine to the stunning Ehrenbreitstein fortress. After sailing through the Rhine Gorge with its many …

Live Like a Local – Cook Islands on Sale

Spend 12-nights in one of nature’s crowning achievements, the idyllic Cook Islands. On a Live Like a Local tour, you’ll be free to do whatever you want on your vacation. Indulge in the white-sand beaches and turquoise waters or sink into the rhythms of the islands and connect to the amazing people that call the islands home. The price of this island stay includes international airfare.

The Cook Islands remain some of the best-kept secrets …

Living Waters – Tracing Jesus’ Footsteps

Join us on a unique and spiritual experience. Tour the Holy Land and discover the magnificent Holy Land with us!

This journey will take you to new cultural immersive levels to study your faith, teaching you about the history of Christianity while adventuring through thousands of years of temple and architectural history. Participants will get a chance to visit the Roman and Crusader ruins, where the Romans held Paul prisoner. You will also visit the …

Winter Gems of the Rhine

After flying into Frankfurt join us for an adventure on board our second grand lady the MS Johann Strauss. Embark in Mainz before sailing to beautiful, historic Rudesheim brimming with romantic, cobbled lanes and wine taverns. Further downstream is another gem with its own vineyards and Roman remnants, Boppard. After sailing the Rhine Gorge we spend a full day exploring stunning Koblenz at the confluence of the Rhine & Mosel rivers before sailing to the …

Irish Myths & Legends

Compete with your fellow travellers as you cook a traditional Irish meal with a local chef. Scenic guided bike ride in Phoenix Park where the President of Ireland has lived since 1750. Immerse yourself in country life as you watch a farmer work with his highly skilled dogs to control a flock of sheep. Cruise to Spike Island to see a fort where 2,300 prisoners were held in Victorian times and enjoy a personalized picnic…