Tours

11 days, 10 nights, Aug. 24-Sept. 3, 2019 & July 19-29, 2020. "Challenging" level. Group limit, 2-10. Highlights: In Entebbe, Lake Victoria/Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary/game safari at Murchison Falls, home to leopards, hippos, giraffes/Kibale National Park for chimp tracking/Queen Elizabeth Nat'l Park for bird-watching/gorilla tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable Nat'l Park/Mabamba Swamp, home to shoebills. Per group size, $6,050-$7,900 ppdo. Single supp., $600. Gorilla, chimp permits...

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7 days, 6 nights. $1,670 ppdo, $1,450 pp triple, $1,260 pp quadruple. CORRECTION: The name of the company offering this tour (see Jan. '19, pg. 47) is actually Totonal Viajes (Calle 7 Sur, s/n. Manzana 29, Lote 12 Colonia Ejido, 77712 Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico; enquiries@totonal.com, www.totonal.com/en).

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Exploring a cave on Papa Stour, one of Scotland’s Shetland islands. Photo courtesy of Adventure Canada

11-day, 10-night voyage on 198-passenger Ocean Endeavour, June 21-July 1, 2019. Highlights: Transfer from Glasgow to Loch Lomond and board ship for Hebrides islands/Staffa for Fingal's Cave/Iona for Iona Abbey/Skye for hiking and birding/in Kirkwall, Orkney, Neolithic Ring of Brodgar, 12th-century St. Magnus Cathedral/Aberdeen. $5,495-$15,095 (based on cabin) ppdo. Single, 1.5 x ppdo rate. Adventure Canada (14 Front St. So., Mississauga, ON, L5H 2C4, Canada; 800/363-7566, www....

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9 days, 8 nights, May 24-June 1, 2019. Highlights: In London, ENGLAND, Chelsea Flower Show, Thames River cruise/transfer via Calais to Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS, for Aalsmeer Flower Auction, village of Volendam/in Bruges, BELGIUM, 16th-century gabled houses, Basilica of the Holy Blood/in FRANCE, Paris, Loire Valley, gardens of Versailles and Giverny. From $3,250 ppdo. Single supp., $1,311. Insight Vacations (Rye, NY; 888/971-6788, www.insightvacations.com).

8-day, 7-night cruise plus biking (average 15-35 miles daily). Departures May 25, June 8, Sept. 7 & Oct. 12, 2019. Highlights: Embark gulet in Marmaris/from village of Turunç, ride bikes to lookout point, Serçe Cove/cruise to bay of Bozukkale for hike to ancient ruins/bike to Bozburun for snorkeling or kayaking in Aegean/on Datça peninsula, Greek ruin of Knidos/on Sedir Island, ruins of Kedrai/Bodrum. From $6,595 ppdo. Single supp., $1,200. DuVine Cycling + Adventure Co. (Somerville, MA...

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18 days, 17 nights. Departures April 11, May 30, July 11, Sept. 5 & Oct. 3, 2019. Group limit, 2-12. Highlights: In Ashgabat, TURKMENISTAN, State Historical & Cultural Park of Ancient Merv, Tolkuchka bazaar/in Nukus, UZBEKISTAN, Karakalpakstan State Museum of Art/Khiva open-air museum/Bukhara/Samarkand/Tashkent/TAJIKISTAN National Museum in Dushanbe/in Almaty, KAZAKHSTAN, Museum of Kazakh Musical Instruments, Green Bazaar/Bishkek, KYRGYZSTAN. $5,895 ppdo. Single supp., $835. Internal...

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19 days, 18 nights, June 22-July 10, 2019, including 11 nights on 6-cabin freighter MV Bravo Supporter, 4-night homestay on Pitcairn. Led by astronomy professor. Group limit, 6-10. Highlights: Fly from Papeete, Tahiti, FRENCH POLYNESIA, to island of Mangareva to board ship/on Pitcairn Island, honey tasting at apiary, Pitcairn Island Museum, stargazing from Taro Ground/Henderson Island for birding/Oeno Island for total solar eclipse on July 2. NZD16,550-NZD17,850 (near $11,369-$12,262) ppdo....

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7 days, 6 nights. Ongoing departures. Group limit, 2-8. Highlights: Drive from Mexico City to Teotihuacán for Temple of Quetzalpapálotl, Avenue of the Dead/Port of Veracruz/16th-century town of Tlacotalpan/Los Tuxtlas Biosphere Reserve for hiking, waterfalls, lessons on medicinal properties of plants. $1,670 ppdo, $1,450 pp triple, $1,260 pp quadruple. Totonal (Calle 7 Sur, s/n. Manzana 29, Lote 12 Colonia Ejido, 77712 Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico; enquiries@totonal.com, www....

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