Tours

9-day, 8-night luxury tour. Departures May-October 2019. Group limit, 18. Highlights: In Dublin, Book of Kells, pub music/Kilkenny Castle/Cobh Heritage Centre/take a train to Cork for English Market, Jameson Distillery, Ballymaloe House/in Bonane, Lorge Chocolatier/Ring of Kerry/family dairy farm/in Clarinbridge village, beer & oyster tasting/Cliffs of Moher. $6,995 per person, double occupancy (ppdo). Single supp., $2,195. Abercrombie & Kent (Downers Grove, IL; 800/554-7016, www....

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7-day, 6-night expedition in KENYA, June 16-22 & Aug. 25-31, 2019. Group limit, 4-12. Highlights: In Nairobi, East Africa Wildlife Society presentation, interactive visit with women's social enterprise/at Ol Pejeta Conservancy, last two northern white rhinos, night game drive/in Lake Nakuru National Park, game drive, Thomson Falls. From $2,850 ppdo. Single supp., $415. Intrepid Travel (579 Richmond St. W., Ste. 400, Toronto, ON, M5V 1Y6, Canada; 855/299-1211, www.intrepidtravel.com...

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9-day, 8-night safari, Feb. 7-15, 2019. Group limit, 16. Highlights: Fly Los Angeles to Loreto in Baja California, MEXICO/Loreto Marine Park on a skiff in search of blue whales/snorkel with sea lions/Bay of Magdalena, home to gray whales/hike on Isla Magdalena/cooking class and margaritas in Todos Santos/search for humpback whales, birds near Cabo San Lucas. $5,500 ppdo. Single supp., $3,300. Scott Dunn Private Journeys (San Diego, CA; 858/523-9000, www.scottdunn.com).

11-day, 10-night "easy"-level hiking & cycling tour. Through July 2019 + Nov.-Dec. 2019. Highlights: In Bogotá, Santa Clara Convent, Gold Museum/16th-century town of Villa de Leyva/hike Iguaque Fauna & Flora Sanctuary/artisans in Barichara/hike 6 miles down Suarez Canyon to colonial Guane/hike through Umpalá/El Roble Coffee Hacienda/culinary tour in Cartagena's Old Town. $3,150-$4,350 ppdo (per group size). Single supp., $990. Wildland Adventures (Seattle, WA; 800/345-4453, www....

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12-day, 11-night "moderate-level" hiking & walking trek. April 8-19, 2019. Highlights: In far-north Arica, El Morro lookout, St. Mark's Cathedral/in San Miguel, boat excursion along coast/mummies in Azapa museum/hike to Putre on smugglers' path/Suri Plaza in the Altiplano/volcano lake in Lauca National Park/fly to far-south Punta Arenas/Torres del Paine National Park/boat on Lago Grey/hike to Ascencio Valley. From $4,290 ppdo. MOSER Active (Casilla 11, 6160000, Puerto Natales,...

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On a gastronomic tour with WildChina, travelers will sample street food in Yunnan. Photo by Fuchsia Dunlop

10 days, 9 nights in CHINA with Chinese-cuisine expert Fuchsia Dunlop, Sept. 16-25, 2019. Group limit, 12. Highlights: In Kunming, Yuantong Temple, mushroom hotpot meal/in Mengzi, make noodles/in Jianshui, Xinjie market, Zhu Family Garden/at Dali, make cheese, cooking lesson in home/Taoist temple in Weibaoshan/Hui Muslim village. From $5,869 ppdo. Single supp., $838. Internal air, $220 economy or $603 first class. WildChina (803 Oriental Place, 9 E. Dongfang Rd., Chaoyang Dist., Beijing...

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20-day, 19-night photography tour, March 7-26, 2019. Highlights: In Bogotá, Paloquemao market for flowers, Museo del Oro, 17th-century Catholic church on Monserrate/Zipaquirá Salt Cathedral/16th-century pueblo at Villa de Leyva/near Ipiales, Las Lajas neo-Gothic cathedral/San Agustín archaeological site/Valle de Cocora and Don Eduardo coffee farm/in Calarcá, Jardín Botánico del Quindío/Cartagena's old walled city. From Miami, $5,895 ppdo. Single supp., $1,300. In Focus with Michele...

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12-day, 11-night Jewish cultural tour, May 6-17 & May 27-June 7, 2019. Group limit, 27. Highlights: In Sarajevo, BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA, Sephardic Jewish museum at 16th-century Il Kal Vježu/100-year-old Ashkenazi Synagogue/near Mostar, medieval necropolis of Radimlja/in Dubrovnik, CROATIA, 16th-century Jewish synagogue/Split/Trogir Cathedral/Roman ruins in seaside Zadar/Plitvice Lakes/in SLOVENIA, Lake Bled, Bled Castle/in Ljubljana, Postojna Cave/Trieste, ITALY. $3,480 ppdo (+ $110...

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