Tours

11 days, 10 nights, Sept. 2-12, 2019. Includes photo workshops. Highlights: In Porto, wine caves next to Douro River, Mercado do Bolhão, Church of São Francisco/Douro Valley wineries/fishing village of Nazaré/in 12th-century village of Óbidos, chocolate-cherry liqueur tasting/in Sintra, 19th-century Pena Palace/seaside village of Cascais/Lisbon. From Boston, $4,999 ppdo. Single supp., $900. Sagres Vacations (Fall River, MA; 877/412-4394, www.sagresvacations.com).

18-day, 17-night, "moderately challenging" bike tour, Aug. 18-Sept. 4, 2019. Highlights: In Berlin, GERMANY, cycle along part of Berlin Wall/in Saxony, town of Görlitz/Elbe River in CZECH REPUBLIC/in Bohemia, castles, Renaissance town of Telcˇ/in Podyji National Park, Šobes vineyard/in AUSTRIA, Danube River, Vienna/Budapest, HUNGARY. €7,105 (near $8,222) ppdo. Single supp., €1,020 ($1,163). Ride & Seek Bicycle Adventures (15/30 Fletcher St., Bondi 2026, NSW, Australia; phone +...

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15 days, 14 nights. Highlights: In Cairo, Egypt, pyramids, Egyptian Museum/fly to Luxor for Karnak, Luxor temples/4-night Nile cruise/King Tut's Tomb, Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut/horse-carriage ride to Temple of Edfu/Temple of Kom Ombo/fly to Jordan for Petra, Wadi Rum/in Jerusalem, Israel, visit Western Wall, walk Via Dolorosa and see Dead Sea Scrolls at Israel Museum. $3,950 ppdo. Single supp., $1,200. Amazing Global Travel (Chandler, AZ; 480/840-1947, amazingglobaltravel.com).

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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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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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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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