Tours

6 days, 5 nights. Departures October 2018-April 2019. Highlights: In Reykjavik, Northern Light Centre/in Thingvellir National Park, Gullfoss, hot springs, mud pools/in Hvolsvöllur, Lava Centre/Skaftafell National Park/village of Hveragerði/swim in Blue Lagoon. From £1,495 (near $1,995) per person, double occupancy (ppdo). Regent Holidays (6th Floor, Colston Tower, Colston St., Bristol, England, BS1 4XE, U.K.; phone +44 203 733 4931, www...

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5-day, 4-night lecture tour in Venice, ITALY, Oct. 4-8, 2018, celebrating 500th anniversary of artist Jacopo Tintoretto’s birth. Escorted by expert in 16th-century Italian art. Highlights: Gallerie dell’Accademia/Scuola Grande di San Rocco/at church of I Gesuiti, the painting “Assumption of Mary”/in 14th-century Palazzo Ducale, “Il Paradi­so”/at island church of San Giorgio Maggiore, a ...

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10 days, 9 nights in northwestern INDIA, Nov. 11-20, 2018. Five days of horseback riding, 4-6 hours per day, beginner to advanced. Weight limit, 220 lbs. Group limit, 8-12. Highlights: New Delhi tour/train into Thar Desert/in village of Baghsara, help screen patients for free eye surgeries/horseback to Dugastau to deliver goats to villagers/in Chua, pediatric program plus games on horseback/Pushkar Camel Fair. From $5,950...

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14-day, 13-night tour, Feb. 24-March 9, 2019. Group limit, 12-18. Highlights: In Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, cyclo ride through Old Quarter/2-day cruise on Ha Long Bay, Hon Gai Harbor/fly to Hue for Citadel, Thien Mu Pagoda/in Hoi An, Museum of Cham Sculpture/Ho Chi Minh City/Cai Rang Floating Market. $1,875-$2,085 ppdo (per group size). Single supp., $730. Nawpaq Expeditions (Los Pinos 156, Apt. 702,...

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11-day, 10-night safari. Departures Oct. 1, 2018 & June 2, 2019. Highlights: Safari in Okavango Delta, home to lions, Cape buffalo, warthogs/mobile camp in Moremi Game Reserve for wildlife drives, boat safari/fly to Makgadikgadi Pan in Kalahari Desert for stargazing with astronomer and walks with Zu/’hoasi Bushmen. $14,999-$16,499 ppdo (per dates). Single supp., $1,999-$3,800. Deeper Africa (Boulder, CO; 888/658-7102, www.deeperafrica....

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9-day, 8-night family adventure, Oct. 20, 2018 & Feb. 16, April 13, Aug. 3 & Oct. 26, 2019. Highlights: Tulum for ancient ruins in Riviera Maya/explore Coba on bike/Mayan pyramids ofChichen Itza/in Izamal, see hammock weavers/pink flamingos at Celustún Biosphere Reserve/at Uxmal, Mayan temples, scavenger hunt/Uman cemetery. £1,869 ($2,495) ppdo or, under age 12, £1,819 ($2,430). Families Worldwide (Long Barn South, Sutton...

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Po Klong Garai Cham temples in Phan RangTháp Chàm, Ninh Thuan, Vietnam. Photo courtesy of Bestway Tours & Safaris

13 days, 12 nights. Departures Oct. 28, 2018 & April 7 & Nov. 3, 2019. Group limit, 2-6. Highlights: In Hanoi, Temple of Literature, Quán Su Pagoda, Hoa Lò Prison/class at Hanoi Cooking Centre/1-night Ha Long Bay cruise/fly to Da Nang/in Hoi An, buy ingredients, watch cooking demo/Thanh Dong organic farm/in Ho Chi Minh City, bike tour to Tan Phong Island/Cái Bè floating market, cooking class. $2,150 ppdo. Single supp., $595. Bestway Tours & Safaris (8678 Greenall Ave.,...

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8 days, 7 nights in southern ITALY, Sept. 17-24, 2018. Highlights: From Bari to Ruvo di Puglia for Castel del Monte/in Martina Franca, 18th-century Basilica di San Martino/trulli in Alberobello/sassi in Matera/in Lecce, 12th-century Abbey of Santa Maria Cerrate/11th-century Otranto Cathedral. From London, £2,495 (near $3,437) per person, double occupancy (ppdo); land only, £2,330 ($3,210) ppdo. Single supp., £335 ($462). Ciceroni Travel (2 The Square, Aynho, Banbury,...

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