Tours

Morning traffic jam in Kenya’s Maasai Mara. Photo courtesy of Barry & Cathy Beck, Frontiers International Travel

15 days, 14 nights with photographers Barry & Cathy Beck, July 26-Aug. 9, 2019. Highlights: Fly from Nairobi, KENYA, to Maasai Mara National Reserve, home to cheetahs, giraffes, zebras/fly to TANZANIA for Great Migration in Serengeti/night safari in Lake Manyara Nat'l Park/Ngorongoro Crater. From $20,995 ppdo. Single supp., $8,000. Frontiers Elegant Journeys (Gibsonia, PA; 800/245-1950, www.frontiersej.com).

 

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5-day, 4-night culinary tour in FRANCE. Departs May 29, June 26, Sept. 11 & Oct. 2, 2019. Highlights: In Beaune, Maison Champy wine boutique/Citroën 2CV through Côte de Nuits/e-bike through Côte de Beaune vineyards/hands-on cooking experience in private home. From $4,395. Single supp., $700. Butterfield & Robinson (70 Bond St., 3rd Floor, Toronto, ON, M5B 1X3, Canada; 866/551-9090, www.butterfield.com).

11-day, 10-night Arctic journey on Murman Railroad, June 1-11, 2019. Highlights: Night tour of Moscow, RUSSIA/in St. Petersburg, State Hermitage Museum, Neva River boat/in Pushkin, Catherine Palace/private train to Petrozavodsk/Kizhi Island/Solovetsky Islands/in Murmansk, Soviet submarine K-21 museum/in Kirkenes, NORWAY, mountain hike/Oslo. $3,960-$9,140 (per cabin type) ppdo. Single supp., $500-$4,990. Great Dane Journeys (Milton, NY; 855/702-4986, cell 917/282-2305, www.greatdanejourneys....

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14 days, 12 nights. Through May 2019. Highlights: In Delhi, Red Fort, Khari Baoli spice bazaar, Raj Ghat memorial, Humayun's Tomb/in Agra, Taj Mahal, marble market/from Jaipur, 4x4 ride to Amber Fort/Ladli vocational center for homeless children/fly to Kathmandu, Nepal, for Durbar Square, "Monkey Temple"/Bhaktapur/Patan. From LAX or SFO, $1,799-$2,249 (JFK, $100 more), or, land only, $1,399-$1,599 ppdo (per dates). Single supp., from $599. World Spree (Bellevue, WA; 866/652-5656, www....

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"NAWAM PERAHERA FESTIVAL" — 13 days, 12 nights in SRI LANKA, Feb. 18-March 2, 2019. Group limit, 10. Highlights: In Colombo, Sea Street, Kelaniya Temple, Nawam Perahera pageant/Elephant Orphanage in Pinnawala/Dambulla cave temple/Sigiriya/Kandy artisans/Aukana/gardens at Peradeniya/Nuwara Eliya/safari in Yala (or Ruhunu) Nat'l Park, home to leopards, elephants/Dutch city of Galle. From $2,695 ppdo. Single supp., $755. Ceylon Express International (Huntington Beach, CA; 800/423-9566...

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12-day, 11-night photography tour, April 24-May 5, 2019. Group limit, 10. Highlights: From San José to Santo Domingo/Finca Rosa Blanca coffee plantation/Sibu Chocolate/Arenal Observatory/cattle farm in Guanacaste/Palo Verde Nat'l Park wetlands for birds/Monteverde Cloud Forest/Botanical Orchid Garden La Garita/Poás Volcanic Nat'l Park. $5,275 ppdo. Single supp., $950. Jim Cline Photo Tours (San Diego, CA; 858/353-6210, www.jimclinephoto tours.com).

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15-day, 14-night birding tour in the Andes, March 3-17, 2019. Group limit, 12. Highlights: Fly Santiago, Chile, to Mendoza, Argentina, for birds in foothills/Uspallata for Andean condor, crested gallito/tasting Mendoza wines near colony of monk parakeets/San Juan lowlands/Yeso Valley, Chile/wine tasting in Colchagua Valley/Valparaíso/waterfowl at Maipo River/on Cachagua Island, Humboldt penguins. From $5,700 ppdo. Single supp., $900. Alvaro's Adventures (Half Moon Bay, CA; 650/504-7779,...

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Temple of Seti I in Abydos, Egypt. Photo courtesy of Andante Travels

11 days, 10 nights with Egyptology expert. Departures Nov. 23 & Dec. 3, 2018 & Feb. 22, Oct. 18 & Nov. 8, 2019. Highlights: In Cairo, Saqqara necropolis, Egyptian Museum/at Dahshur, Bent & Red pyramids/in Giza, Great Pyramid, Solar Boat Museum/in Minya, Tell el-Amarna/in Abydos, Temple of Seti I/in Luxor, Colossi of Memnon, Valley of the Kings, Karnak complex/Nile boat ride. $4,145 ppdo. Single supp., $695. Andante Travels (New York, NY; 888/331-3476, www.andantetravels....

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