Tours

13-day, 12-night riverboat cruise in southwestern INDIA. Departures Jan.-March, Oct.-Nov. 2020. Highlights: In Kochi, cooking session with hotel chef, tour of Fort Cochin, Mattancherry Palace, Paradesi Synagogue/in Munnar, Tea Museum/in Madurai, Gandhi Memorial Museum/at Thekkady, Periyar National Park & Wildlife Sanctuary, spice plantation/houseboat cruise in backwaters. £3,636-£5,754 (near $4,704-$7,444) ppdo, depending on date. Kuoni Travel (Dorking, Surrey, England; +44...

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12 days, 11 nights, Feb. 6-17, 2020. Highlights: In Colombo, see drummers, dancers, elephants at Nawam Perahera/in Pettah, Goldsmith’s Quarter/Kandyan Arts & Crafts Industrial Center/six UNESCO sites, including Anuradhapura, Sigiriya Rock, Dambulla cave temple/Nuwara Eliya/Yala Nat’l Park, home to leopards, elephants/Dutch town of Galle/turtle hatcheries at Balapitiya. From $2,795 ppdo. Single supp., $945. Ceylon Express International (Huntington Beach, CA; 800/423-9566, www....

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11-day, 10-night adventure tour (“moderate”). Monthly departures. Group limit, 12. Highlights: In Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Confucian Temple of Literature, bike around West Lake/Sapa village/hike Lao Chai to Ta Van for homestay/bike to Mai Châu/karst mountains in Ninh Bình/Cat Ba Island in Ha Long Bay. $1,375-$1,585 ppdo per date. Single supp., from $200. Intrepid Travel (New York, NY; 800/970-7299, www.intrepidtravel.com).

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17-day, 16-night tour, fitness level “average.” Monthly departures. Group limit, 18. Highlights: In Cape Town, Table Mountain, Albert & Victoria Waterfront/Robben Island/Cango Caves or ostrich farm in Oudtshoorn/Tsitsikamma Nat’l Park/Addo Elephant Nat’l Park/hike Valley of Desolation/horseback riding or mountain biking in LESOTHO/Royal Natal Nat’l Park/Milwane Wildlife Sanctuary in ESWATINI (Swaziland)/Kruger Nat’l Park. $2,999-$3,199 ppdo. Single...

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Travel the Dempster Highway, which connects Canada’s Yukon and the Northwest Territories. Photo: Colin Field, Anderson Vacations

9 days, 8 nights in Yukon and Northwest Territories, CANADA, June 15-23, 2020. Highlights: Whitehorse, Yukon/Kluane Nat’l Park/gold-rush town of Dawson City/Dempster Highway to Tombstone Park, Eagle Plains/Inuvik, Northwest Territories/Mackenzie Valley Highway to Inuit community of Tuktoyaktuk/Mackenzie River delta cruise. From $6,680 ppdo. Single, from $7,530. Anderson Vacations (Calgary, AB, Canada; 866/325-0403, www.andersonvacations.ca).

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6-day, 5-night, “easy” culinary and cultural tour in Québec, CANADA, July 19-24, 2020. Group limit, 12. Highlights: In Montréal, Museum of Jewish Montréal, Le Plateau-Mont-Royal, Mile End neighborhoods, Montreal Holocaust Museum, 18th-century Shearith Israel synagogue, shared meze-style dinner in Saint-Henri, tour Habitat 67 residential complex, bagel-making workshop at Fletcher’s Espace Culinaire. From $2,280 ppdo. Single supp., $425. Atlas Obscura (Brooklyn, NY; 646/961-...

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7-day, 6-night “easy” bike tour in SCOTLAND, Sept. 5-11, 2020. Bike 4-6 hours (25-40 miles) a day. Group limit, 8. Highlights: Choose bike in Aviemore/bike along River Spey, tour distillery/coastal town of Findhorn/Culloden battlefield/Loch Ness/Cawdor Castle/transfer to Inverness. £1,995 ($2,460) per person, double occupancy (ppdo). Single supp., £390 ($480). Wilderness Scotland (Aviemore, Highland, Scotland, UK; phone, in US/Can., 844/885-3615, www....

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13 days, 12 nights. Departures April, May 2020. Highlights: In Rome, Vatican Museums, Circus Maximus/ruins of Pompeii/ferry to Capri/in Assisi, Basilica of St. Francis/in Venice, Bridge of Sighs, Doge’s Palace/visit island on Lake Maggiore/Pisa/Piazza della Signoria in Florence/medieval San Gimignano. From $3,050, ppdo. Single supp., $720. Trafalgar (London, England, UK; phone, in US, 866/513-1995, www.trafalgar.com).

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