Tours

18 days, 17 nights in PAPUA NEW GUINEA, Sept. 3-20, 2019. Highlights: Port Moresby/Varirata Nat’l Park, home to coconut lorikeet, rufous-bellied kookaburra/fly to Kiunga lowlands, home to double-eyed fig parrot, flame bowerbird/Elevala River into swamp forests, home to twelve-wired bird of paradise/Tabubil/3 nights at Mount Hagen for many bird species. PGK38,750 (near $11,490) ppdo. Single supp., PGK450 ($135). Three internal flights, approx. PGK4,990 ($1,480). Rockjumper Birding (The...

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12-day, 11-night rail trip in northern MEXICO, Nov. 8-19, 2019, and March 13-24 & Nov. 6-17, 2020. Highlights: From El Paso, Texas, pass through Chihuahuan Desert to prehistoric site at Casas Grandes/in Creel, 16th-century church San Ignacio Arareko/cross Sierra Madre into Copper Canyon to visit Tarahumara Indian village/El Fuerte/Alamos/Guaymas Pearl Farm at Sea of Cortez in Sonora. $2,995 ppdo. Single supp., $1,000. Uncommon Journeys & Train Holidays (Alameda, CA; 800/323-5893, www...

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Walking by the summit of Mount Hernio, near San Sebastián, in Spain’s Basque Country. Photo courtesy of Butterfield & Robinson

6-day, 5-night “avid”-level hike in northern SPAIN’s Basque country, Sept. 29-Oct. 4, 2019. Highlights: From Biarritz, walk Grand Route 10 to Ainhao/watch game of pelota (handball) in Bidarray/hike from Tolosa to Santa Marina for farm visit/Bidania Valley/sightseeing in San Sebastián/in port town of Pasaia, 16th-century whaling ship at Albaola maritime museum. $5,995 ppdo. Single supp., $1,000. Butterfield & Robinson (70 Bond St., 3rd Fl., Toronto, ON, M5B 1X3,...

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9 days, 8 nights in IRELAND. Departures through October 2019. Highlights: In Dublin, St. Stephen’s Green, Book of Kells/6th-century Clonmacnoise monastic site/Galway/in Connemara, catamaran cruise in Killary Harbour/in The Burren, sheepdog demos, Cliffs of Moher/jaunting car through Killarney Nat’l Park to 15th-century Ross Castle. From $1,999 per person, double occupancy (ppdo). Single supp., $700. CIE Tours International (Morristown, NJ; 800/243-8687, www.cietours.com).

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8 days, 7 nights in NORWAY. Daily choice of “easy” or “moderately challenging” walk. Departures, Sept. 4 & 18, 2019. Highlights: Towns of Svolvær and historic Kabelvåg/explore Vestvägøy island’s coastline, Stamsund fishing village/Annstad valley/islands of Hadseløya and Skrova/Merrvika Bay, home to sea eagles. £1,699-£1,899 (near $2,235-$2,500) per person. Nonmember associate fee, £10. HF Holidays (Centennial Park, Catalyst House, 720...

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Ruins of Rhosydd Chapel in Blaenau Ffestiniog, Snowdonia, Wales. Photo by Jan Redler for Tenon Tours

9 days, 8 nights. Departures through September 2019. Group limit, 26. Highlights: In Chester, ENGLAND, Roman ruins, 11th-century Chester Cathedral/enter Wales through Horseshoe Pass/in Llangollen, dogs herding sheep/in Conwy, Britain’s smallest house, Bodnant Welsh Food Centre/tram in Llandudno/in Pembrokeshire, Lovespoon Workshop/13th-century Harlech Castle/Penderyn Distillery/Cardiff Castle/St Fagans open-air museum/in England, Stonehenge, Windsor Castle. $2,999 ppdo. Single...

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4-day, 3-night “Royal Heritage Weekend Tour” in Berkshire, ENGLAND, Oct. 4-7, 2019, visiting areas not open to general public. Group limit, 15. Highlights: In Windsor, history tour of Cumberland Lodge, horse-drawn carriage tour of Windsor Great Park, Great Park Vineyard wine tasting/Sunday morning service at Royal Chapel of All Saints/Windsor Farm Shop/The Savill Garden. $2,895 per person, double occupancy (ppdo), or $3,395, single. Transcendent Travel Services (New York, NY; 866...

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14 days, 13 nights. Departures through November 2019. Group limit, 16. Highlights: In Rome, Sistine Chapel, Vatican Museum, Colosseum/Naples/Pompeii/Isle of Capri for Floral Gardens of Caesar Augustus/in Palermo, Massimo Theater, Norman Palace/in Modica, chocolate tasting/in Syracuse, island of Ortygia/in Sicily, “Godfather” tour, Taormina. $4,435-$4,712 ppdo (per dates). Single supp., $984. Internal flight, about $95. Central Holidays (Moonachie, NJ; 866/533-9925, www....

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