Tours

8-day, 7-night cruise plus biking (average 15-35 miles daily). Departures May 25, June 8, Sept. 7 & Oct. 12, 2019. Highlights: Embark gulet in Marmaris/from village of Turunç, ride bikes to lookout point, Serçe Cove/cruise to bay of Bozukkale for hike to ancient ruins/bike to Bozburun for snorkeling or kayaking in Aegean/on Datça peninsula, Greek ruin of Knidos/on Sedir Island, ruins of Kedrai/Bodrum. From $6,595 ppdo. Single supp., $1,200. DuVine Cycling + Adventure Co. (Somerville, MA...

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18 days, 17 nights. Departures April 11, May 30, July 11, Sept. 5 & Oct. 3, 2019. Group limit, 2-12. Highlights: In Ashgabat, TURKMENISTAN, State Historical & Cultural Park of Ancient Merv, Tolkuchka bazaar/in Nukus, UZBEKISTAN, Karakalpakstan State Museum of Art/Khiva open-air museum/Bukhara/Samarkand/Tashkent/TAJIKISTAN National Museum in Dushanbe/in Almaty, KAZAKHSTAN, Museum of Kazakh Musical Instruments, Green Bazaar/Bishkek, KYRGYZSTAN. $5,895 ppdo. Single supp., $835. Internal...

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19 days, 18 nights, June 22-July 10, 2019, including 11 nights on 6-cabin freighter MV Bravo Supporter, 4-night homestay on Pitcairn. Led by astronomy professor. Group limit, 6-10. Highlights: Fly from Papeete, Tahiti, FRENCH POLYNESIA, to island of Mangareva to board ship/on Pitcairn Island, honey tasting at apiary, Pitcairn Island Museum, stargazing from Taro Ground/Henderson Island for birding/Oeno Island for total solar eclipse on July 2. NZD16,550-NZD17,850 (near $11,369-$12,262) ppdo....

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7 days, 6 nights. Ongoing departures. Group limit, 2-8. Highlights: Drive from Mexico City to Teotihuacán for Temple of Quetzalpapálotl, Avenue of the Dead/Port of Veracruz/16th-century town of Tlacotalpan/Los Tuxtlas Biosphere Reserve for hiking, waterfalls, lessons on medicinal properties of plants. $1,670 ppdo, $1,450 pp triple, $1,260 pp quadruple. Totonal (Calle 7 Sur, s/n. Manzana 29, Lote 12 Colonia Ejido, 77712 Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico; enquiries@totonal.com, www....

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The Norman keep at Cardiff Castle in Cardiff, Wales. Photo: ©Crown 2018 (Visit Wales)

7 days, 6 nights, July 14-20, 2019. Highlights: In Caerleon, Roman ruins, National Roman Legion Museum/Chepstow Castle/to Goodrich, ENGLAND, for Marcher Castle/Tintern Abbey on Welsh bank of River Wye/medieval Cardiff Castle/St Fagan's/Kidwelly, Carew, Pembroke castles/in Pembrokeshire, St David's Cathedral. £2,695 (near $3,434) per person, double occupancy (ppdo). Single supp., £550 ($701). Peter Sommer Travels (Chippenham House, 102 Monnow St., Monmouth, England...

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9 days, 8 nights, May 24-June 1, 2019. Highlights: In London, ENGLAND, Chelsea Flower Show, Thames River cruise/transfer via Calais to Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS, for Aalsmeer Flower Auction, village of Volendam/in Bruges, BELGIUM, 16th-century gabled houses, Basilica of the Holy Blood/in FRANCE, Paris, Loire Valley, gardens of Versailles and Giverny. From $3,250 ppdo. Single supp., $1,311. Insight Vacations (Rye, NY; 888/971-6788, www.insightvacations.com).

7-day, 6-night, "somewhat challenging" 200-mile bike tour, highlands to coast. Regular departures. Group limit, 2-10. Highlights: Train from Colombo to Kandy/bike through villages, tea plantations/Gampola railway to Nanu Oya/Nuwara Eliya/Yala National Park, home to elephants, monkeys/Sinharaja Forest Reserve/port city of Galle. $2,300 ppdo. Single supp., $670. Grasshopper Adventures (Brea, CA; 844/874-3720, www.grasshopperadventures.com).

12-day, 11-night, "moderate"-level trek. Departures March-September 2019. Group limit, 10. Highlights: Near Kuching, Semenggoh orangutan center/boat to Bako National Park, home to otters, bearded pigs/fly to Sandakan, Sabah, for Kabili-Sepilok Forest Reserve/mangroves in Kinabatangan Wildlife Sanctuary/Danum Valley Conservation Area/fly to Kota Kinabalu for markets, beaches. $9,595-$9,795 ppdo. Single supp., $1,395. Internal air, $325. Natural Habitat Adventures (Boulder, CO; 800/543-8917,...

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