Tours

12-day, 11-night Jewish cultural tour, May 6-17 & May 27-June 7, 2019. Group limit, 27. Highlights: In Sarajevo, BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA, Sephardic Jewish museum at 16th-century Il Kal Vježu/100-year-old Ashkenazi Synagogue/near Mostar, medieval necropolis of Radimlja/in Dubrovnik, CROATIA, 16th-century Jewish synagogue/Split/Trogir Cathedral/Roman ruins in seaside Zadar/Plitvice Lakes/in SLOVENIA, Lake Bled, Bled Castle/in Ljubljana, Postojna Cave/Trieste, ITALY. $3,480 ppdo (+ $110...

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13 days, 12 nights in SRI LANKA, Feb. 18-March 2, 2019. Group limit, 10. Highlights: In Colombo, Sea Street, Kelaniya Temple, Nawam Perahera pageant/Elephant Orphanage in Pinnawala/many UNESCO sites, including Dambulla cave temple, Sigiriya, Aukana, Kandy Temple of the Tooth, plus artisans at work/Peradeniya gardens/Nuwara Eliya tea country/safari in Yala Nat'l Park, home to leopards, elephants/Dutch city of Galle. From $2,695 ppdo. Single supp...

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Statue of Mozart at Mozartplatz, Salzburg, Austria, a stop on the “Celebrating Mozart” tour. Photo by George Clerk

5 days, 4 nights in AUSTRIA with musician and lecturer Prof. John Irving, Jan. 24-28, 2019. Highlights: Key Mozart sites/concert at Felsenreitschule, carved from quarry and with glass roof/Capella Andrea Barca at Mozarteum/concerts in Großer Saal and Haus für Mozart theater. From £1,825 (near $2,376) per person, double occupancy (ppdo). Single supp., £175 ($228). The Cultural Travel Company (Voysey House, Barley Mow Passage, London, England, W4 4GF, U.K.; phone +44 20 3370...

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10-day, 9-night, guided "wellness" hike and yoga classes in southern ITALY, May 24-June 2, 2019. (Proceeds to fund ALS research.) Highlights: Hike from Messina to Peloritani Mountains/in Rometta, castle ruins, grottoes/ferry to Aeolian island of Lipari/wine tasting in Castiglione/Taormina/climb Mt. Etna/dine at farmhouse near Alcantara Gorge/in Messina, taste pastries, learn to make Sicilian dishes. From $4,795 ppdo. Single supp., $1,100. Via Mondo (Liverpool, NY; 855/268-3663, www.viamondo....

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14 days, 12 nights. Through May 2019. Highlights: In Delhi, Red Fort, Khari Baoli spice bazaar, Raj Ghat memorial, Humayun's Tomb/in Agra, Taj Mahal, marble market/from Jaipur, 4x4 ride to Amber Fort/Ladli vocational center for homeless children/fly to Kathmandu, Nepal, for Durbar Square, "Monkey Temple"/Bhaktapur/Patan. From LAX or SFO, $1,799-$2,249 (JFK, $100 more), or, land only, $1,399-$1,599 ppdo (per dates). Single supp., from $599. World Spree (Bellevue, WA; 866/652-5656, www....

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"NAWAM PERAHERA FESTIVAL" — 13 days, 12 nights in SRI LANKA, Feb. 18-March 2, 2019. Group limit, 10. Highlights: In Colombo, Sea Street, Kelaniya Temple, Nawam Perahera pageant/Elephant Orphanage in Pinnawala/Dambulla cave temple/Sigiriya/Kandy artisans/Aukana/gardens at Peradeniya/Nuwara Eliya/safari in Yala (or Ruhunu) Nat'l Park, home to leopards, elephants/Dutch city of Galle. From $2,695 ppdo. Single supp., $755. Ceylon Express International (Huntington Beach, CA; 800/423-9566...

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12-day, 11-night photography tour, April 24-May 5, 2019. Group limit, 10. Highlights: From San José to Santo Domingo/Finca Rosa Blanca coffee plantation/Sibu Chocolate/Arenal Observatory/cattle farm in Guanacaste/Palo Verde Nat'l Park wetlands for birds/Monteverde Cloud Forest/Botanical Orchid Garden La Garita/Poás Volcanic Nat'l Park. $5,275 ppdo. Single supp., $950. Jim Cline Photo Tours (San Diego, CA; 858/353-6210, www.jimclinephoto tours.com).

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15-day, 14-night birding tour in the Andes, March 3-17, 2019. Group limit, 12. Highlights: Fly Santiago, Chile, to Mendoza, Argentina, for birds in foothills/Uspallata for Andean condor, crested gallito/tasting Mendoza wines near colony of monk parakeets/San Juan lowlands/Yeso Valley, Chile/wine tasting in Colchagua Valley/Valparaíso/waterfowl at Maipo River/on Cachagua Island, Humboldt penguins. From $5,700 ppdo. Single supp., $900. Alvaro's Adventures (Half Moon Bay, CA; 650/504-7779,...

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