15-day, 14-night photo tour, April 28-May 12, 2022. Highlights: In Valletta (Malta), Marsaxlokk market, ancient walled city of Mdina, St. Paul’s Catacombs, neolithic Tarxien Temples, San Anton Gardens/in Syracuse (Sicily, ITALY), Ortigia Island, Greek & Roman ruins at Neapolis/in Taormina, Teatro Greco/Valley of the Temples in Agrigento/medieval town of Erice/Palermo. From New York, $6,550 ppdo. Single supp., $1,300. In Focus with Michele Burgess (Huntington Beach, CA; 714/536-6104, www...

Flowers in front of Kraków’s Wawel Royal Castle. Photo courtesy of Tradesco Tours

14 days, 13 nights, July 10-23 & Sept. 11-24, 2022. Highlights: In Warsaw, Old Town, 17th-century Royal Castle, E.Wedel chocolate factory/Auschwitz/in Kraków, Wawel Royal Castle, 14th-century Cloth Hall/hike in Tatra Mountains/Wieliczka Salt Mine/Jaszczurówka Chapel in Zakopane/in Gdansk, Oliwa Cathedral/Museum of Folk Architecture in Olsztynek. $2,398 ppdo. Single supp., $623. Tradesco Tours (Woodland, CA; 800/448-4321,

8-day, 7-night “moderate”-level trek in coastal region of southwest TURKEY. Departures May-June, Aug.-Oct. 2022. Avg. 5 hours’ hiking per day (over 5 days). Group limit, 14. Highlights: Walk from Fethiye to Telmessos for Tomb of Amyntas, Roman theater/ghost town of Kayaköy/villages of Alınca, Gey/Gökçeören village on the Felen Plateau/Simena village for castle ruins/Kas¸. From $1,090 ppdo. Intrepid Travel (New York, NY; 855/299-1211,


13-day, 12-night cultural tour of many UNESCO sites in SRI LANKA, July 31-Aug. 12, 2022. Group limit, 10. Highlights: Near Colombo, Sigiriya rock fortress, Dambulla Cave Temple, ancient capitals of Anuradhapura and Polonnaruwa/Kandy Perahera Festival/elephants in Minneriya Nat’l Park/tea plantation in highlands/Yala Nat’l Park, home to leopards/Dutch fort in coastal Galle. $3,695 ppdo. Single supp., $1,095. Ceylon Express International (Huntington Beach, CA; 800/423-9566, www.ceylonexpress....


15 days, 14 nights, Feb. 3-17, 2022. Highlights: In Accra, batik printing workshop/near Accra, Trashy Bags NGO factory, art coffin-carving studio, former slave dungeons in 15th-century Elmina Castle/meet kente cloth weavers in Bonwire/make glass beads with artist Cedi in Odumase Krobo/in Kumasi, workshop for adinkra printing, fabric market tour. $4,395 ppdo. Single supp., $550. Behind the Scenes Adventures (Santa Fe, NM; 707/939-8874,

9 days, 8 nights. Group limit, 2-4. Highlights: In Lima, Larco Museum for pre-Columbian art/fly to Cusco for Sacred Valley/Pisac Archaeological Park/Pumamarca ruins near Ollantaytambo/in Chinchero, Center for Traditional Textiles of Cusco/Vistadome train from Cusco to Machu Picchu for hike on Inca Trail/free afternoon in Cusco. From $5,495 ppdo. Latin Excursions (Miami, FL; 866/626-3750,

8-day, 7-night expedition aboard 33-passenger ship. Departures Jan.-Feb. & Nov.-Dec. 2022. Highlights: From Tromsø, sail along base of Lyngen Alps to 17th-century Hamnnes/Kvænangen Fjord/hiking on island of Spildra/village of Finnkroken for chance to see northern lights/free half-day in Tromsø. Based on cabin, $5,300-$7,350 (double), $4,505-$5,185 (single). Oceanwide Expeditions (Houston, TX; 800/453-7245,

10-day, 9-night “easy-moderate”-level walking tour (3½-7 miles daily). Departures May-July, Sept.-Oct. 2022. Group limit, 18. Highlights: Hidcote garden in Chipping Campden/18th-century Broadway Tower/in Gloucestershire, Stanway House/Stow-on-the-Wold, Bourton-on-the-Water/in Bath, terraced 18th-century houses in Royal Crescent, Bath Abbey. From $4,198 per person, double occupancy (ppdo), with air from New York City; rate varies by dates, city (US & Can.). Country...