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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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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10-day, 9-night “easy to intermediate”-level trip, Aug. 27-Sept. 5, 2019. Highlights: In Zadar, Sea Organ/ferry to Dugi Otok island to paddle from village of Veli Rat to Veli Lagan island/snorkel wreck of Italian merchant ship/Telašcica Bay nature park/Kornati archipelago/medieval village of Skradin/Stradinski Buk waterfall in Krka National Park/St. Nicolas Fortress/village of Prvic´ Luka. $4,495 ppdo. Single supp., $650. Tofino Expeditions (Bend, OR; 800/677-0877, www....

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17-day, 16-night photo tour, Oct. 4-20, 2019. Highlights: In BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA, Sarajevo’s Old Town, Mostar’s rebuilt stone-arch bridge/in MONTENEGRO, medieval walled Kotor, fishing village of Perast/in ALBANIA, Lake Skadar, Tirana/Prizren, KOSOVO/in Ohrid, NORTH MACEDONIA, Samuil Fortress, Skopje’s Old Bazaar. From New York, $5,850 ppdo. Single supp., $1,150. In Focus with Michele Burgess (Huntington Beach, CA; 714/536-6104, www.infocustravel.com).

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15-day, 14-night trip includes Deccan Odyssey luxury train in central and northern INDIA, Feb. 6-20, 2020. Highlights: In Mumbai, Dhobi Ghat, Gandhi museum/Elephanta Island cave temples/private train to Udaipur/in Jaipur, Palace of Winds/Delhi city tour/in Agra, Taj Mahal/Varanasi, then narrow-gauge railway to Darjeeling/Kolkata. $15,295-$30,595 ppdo or $22,995-$45,895, single (per cabin). Golden Eagle Luxury Trains (Denzell House, Denzell Gardens, Dunham Rd., Altrincham, Cheshire, England,...

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