Tours

10-day, 9-night cruise aboard 210-passenger ship. Departures May-July 2022. Highlights: Board in Reykjavík/in Siglufjörður, Herring Era Museum/Flatey Island, home to arctic terns, puffins/whale-, dolphin-watching at Húsavík/Seyðisfjörður for seal-spotting, horseback riding/Westman Islands/Reykjavík. Based on cabin, dates, $2,320-$3,025 per person, triple occupancy; $3,455-$12,980 per person, double occupancy (ppdo), or $6,005-$22,678, single. Iceland ProCruises (Zug, Switzerland; 678/701-...

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8-day, 7-night cruise on 264-passenger Ponant ship, April 15-22, 2022. Highlights: Embark in Kobe/in Takamatsu, Shikoku Mura open-air museum, Kandaka Shojuen bonsai garden/in Hiroshima, Peace Memorial Museum, Sake Brewery Street, Hiroshima Castle/Hagi Castle Town in Hagi/on Mishima Island, pottery workshop/in Busan, SOUTH KOREA, Haedong Yonggungsa Temple, Jagalchi Fish Market/sail to port of Moji, Japan, via Kanmon Straits/in Fukiya Furusato Village in Takahashi, Bengara Museum/Osaka. From $...

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11-day, 10-night “moderate”-level bike tour. Departures Feb.-March, July, Oct.-Dec. 2022. Avg. 34 miles biked daily, over 10 days. Group limit, 2-16. Highlights: Transfer from Bangkok to Mae Klong Delta for biking to Damnoen Saduak Floating Market/lunch at Hua Hin Hills Vineyard/Khao Sam Roi Yot Nat’l Park for beaches, limestone cliffs/snorkel, kayak or hike on Koh Talu island/in Khao Lak, tsunami memorial, Sai Rung Waterfall. Bike rental, $180 (hybrid) or $530 (e-bike)....

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Meerkats in Chobe National Park, Botswana. Photo courtesy of Exodus Travels

14-day, 13-night “leisurely”-paced tour in Southern Africa. Departures Nov. 7, 2021 & March-Aug. 2022. Group limit, 4-12. Highlights: Transfer from Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, to Kasane, Botswana/game drive in Chobe Nat’l Park for elephants, water buffalo, leopards/boat on Chobe River/near Maun in Okavango Delta, explore in mokoros (dugouts), morning walking safari/in Zimbabwe, Matobo Nat’l Park for rhinos, Hwange Nat’l Park for wild dogs, hyenas/free day in...

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25-day, 24-night privately guided tour (min. group size, 2). Highlights: Free day in Johannesburg/Panorama Route/Kruger Nat’l Park game drives/candle makers in ESWATINI (Swaziland)/game drive, cruise in Pongola Game Reserve/St. Lucia Estuary cruise for hippos, crocodiles/Shakaland Zulu Cultural Village/game drive near East London/Addo Elephant Nat’l Park game drives/choice of activities in Plettenberg Bay & Knysna/Oudsthoorn for Safari Ostrich Farm, Cango Caves/Cape Town for...

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16-day, 15-night “full on” tour of five countries. Departures Nov. ’21-April & Nov.-Dec. ’22. Group limit, 12-18. Highlights: From San José, COSTA RICA, to Sarapiquí via Braulio Carrillo Nat’l Park for optional rafting, horseback riding/nature walk at Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge/in NICARAGUA, Granada, Masaya Volcano Nat’l Park/colonial town of Suchitoto, EL SALVADOR/Maya ruins in Copán, HONDURAS/in GUATEMALA, Panajachel at Lake Atitlán, Antigua tour. $3...

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7-day, 6-night wildlife tour in northwestern SCOTLAND. Departures May 21 & June 11, 2022. Group limit, 2-8. Highlights: Inverness to Urquhart Castle for Loch Ness monster-spotting/day trip to Isle of Mull for golden and sea eagles, otters/kayaking among Ari saig skerries/wildlife “hide” in RSPB Reserve in Cairngorms Nat’l Park/dolphin-spotting from boat in Moray Firth. £1,735 (near $2,400) per person, double occupancy (ppdo). Single supp., £285 ($394)....

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15-day, 14-night geological photo tour in the Azores (PORTUGAL), May 1-15, 2022. Group limit, 5-7. Highlights: On São Miguel, Pico Barrosa, Caldeira Velha hot springs, Chá (Tea) Gorreana Plantation, Sete Cidades volcano massif/on Faial, Capelinhos volcano/fly to Flores for lakes, maar-type explosion craters/fly to Terceira for “moderate”-level hike to Monte do Brasil, ancient lava tube of Algar do Carvão. €2,890 (near $3,428) ppdo. Single supp., €645 ($765). Volcano...

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