Tours

10-day, 9-night “moderate”-level tour in Victoria, southern AUSTRALIA, March 14-23, 2021. Highlights: Transfer from Melbourne to Lorne, on Great Ocean Road/Apollo Bay museum/Great Otway National Park/gardens in Dunkeld, Glenthompson/19th-century French Gothic-style mansion, gardens near Wickliffe/in Ascot, Lambley Gardens & Nursery/on Lake Wendouree, 99-acre Ballarat Botanical Gardens. AUD6,450 (near $4,635) ppdo. Single supp., AUD1,300 ($934). Renaissance Tours (Sydney, NSW...

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11 days, 10 nights, Sept. 26-Oct. 6, 2021. Group limit, 14. Highlights: Transfer from Brasilia to Cuiabá, then to Porto Jofre/explore banks of Cuiabá River, home to jaguars, storks, toucans/near Alta Floresta, ecolodge provides base for finding spider monkeys, tapirs, peccaries, anteaters. $14,990 ppdo. Single supp., $4,000. Zegrahm Expeditions (Seattle, WA; 800/628-8747, www.zegrahm.com).

8-day, 7-night “easy to gentle” bike-and-barge trip in THE NETHERLANDS. Cycling for 7 days, 9-39 miles per day. Departures May-Sept. 2021. Highlights: Board barge in Amsterdam/ferry to Waterland for biking to Marken, historic village of Monnickendam, Volendam/sail to Hoorn/bike to Enkhuizen/13th-century castle in Medemblik/sail to isle of Texel/Alkmaar/Amsterdam. Per dates, $1,255-$1,640 per person, double occupancy (ppdo); single supp., $190-$595. Saddle Skedaddle (Newcastle...

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8-day, 7-night river cruise in FRANCE. Departures April-Sept. 2021. Highlights: Embark 88-passenger MS Swiss Ruby in Paris, tour city, climb stairs of Basilique du Sacré-Cœur/in Normandy, bus tour of Les Andelys, visit 12th-century Château Gaillard/11th-century 230-foot-long tapestry in Bayeux/in Rouen, Notre-Dame Cathedral/village of Giverny for Monet’s water lily pond/crêpe-making class, wine tasting aboard ship. $2,199-$2,499 ppdo. Single supp., add 50%. Value World Tours (Fountain...

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8-day, 7-night pilgrimage walk in SPAIN, May 29-June 5 & July 26-Aug. 2, 2021. Avg. 9-12 miles per day. Highlights: From Santiago de Compostela, walk through villages of Carballo, Trasmonte, Ponte Maceira/in Negreira, medieval country house Pazo de Cotón/stone hórreos (granaries) in Olveiroa/12th-century Romanesque Parish Church of San Martiño de Ozón/near Muxia, 17th-century Nuestra Señora de la Barca chapel/follow Lires River to Cape Finisterre. €2,300 (near $2,780) ppdo. Single...

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A tiger peeking from behind a tree in Bandhavgarh National Park, India. Photo by Surya Ramachandran for Natural Habitat Adventures

12-day, 11-night “easy to moderate” safari in northeastern INDIA. Departures Jan.-April & Nov.-Dec. 2021, Jan.-April 2022. Group limit, 11. Highlights: In Old Delhi, Chandni Chowk market, Jama Masjid mosque/fly to Jabalpur for Bandhavgarh Nat’l Park/4x4 safari in Kanha Tiger Reserve/in Assam, Kaziranga Nat’l Park for one-horned rhino, water buffalo, visit with working elephants. $9,995 ppdo. Single supp., $1,975. Internal air, $885 per person. Natural Habitat...

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8-day, 7-night “light” walking trip. Six departures in Jan. 2022. Group limit, 15. Highlights: Fly from Bangkok to Trang, ferry to Ko Ngai island/snorkeling at Ko Chueak/Emerald Cave on Ko Mook/beach barbecue on Ko Lanta/in Krabi Province, town of Ao Nang. $1,129-$1,249 ppdo. Single supp., from $459. G Adventures (Toronto, ON, Canada; 888/800-4100, www.gadventures.com).

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15 days, 14 nights, July 25-Aug. 8, 2021. Led by photographers Barry and Cathy Beck. Group limit, 12. Luxury tented lodging. Highlights: Transfer from Nairobi, KENYA, to camp in Masai Mara Nat’l Reserve, home to zebras, cheetahs, elephants/in TANZANIA, camp in Serengeti Nat’l Park for birds, crocodiles, Great Migration/tree-climbing lions in Lake Manyara Nat’l Park/Ngoron goro Crater. $22,735 ppdo. Single supp., $13,550. Frontiers Travel (Gibsonia, PA; 800/245-1950, www....

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