Tours

5-day, 4-night culinary tour in FRANCE. Departs May 29, June 26, Sept. 11 & Oct. 2, 2019. Highlights: In Beaune, Maison Champy wine boutique/Citroën 2CV through Côte de Nuits/e-bike through Côte de Beaune vineyards/hands-on cooking experience in private home. From $4,395. Single supp., $700. Butterfield & Robinson (70 Bond St., 3rd Floor, Toronto, ON, M5B 1X3, Canada; 866/551-9090, www.butterfield.com).

Morning traffic jam in Kenya’s Maasai Mara. Photo courtesy of Barry & Cathy Beck, Frontiers International Travel

15 days, 14 nights with photographers Barry & Cathy Beck, July 26-Aug. 9, 2019. Highlights: Fly from Nairobi, KENYA, to Maasai Mara National Reserve, home to cheetahs, giraffes, zebras/fly to TANZANIA for Great Migration in Serengeti/night safari in Lake Manyara Nat'l Park/Ngorongoro Crater. From $20,995 ppdo. Single supp., $8,000. Frontiers Elegant Journeys (Gibsonia, PA; 800/245-1950, www.frontiersej.com).

 

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11-day, 10-night Arctic journey on Murman Railroad, June 1-11, 2019. Highlights: Night tour of Moscow, RUSSIA/in St. Petersburg, State Hermitage Museum, Neva River boat/in Pushkin, Catherine Palace/private train to Petrozavodsk/Kizhi Island/Solovetsky Islands/in Murmansk, Soviet submarine K-21 museum/in Kirkenes, NORWAY, mountain hike/Oslo. $3,960-$9,140 (per cabin type) ppdo. Single supp., $500-$4,990. Great Dane Journeys (Milton, NY; 855/702-4986, cell 917/282-2305, www.greatdanejourneys....

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Temple of Seti I in Abydos, Egypt. Photo courtesy of Andante Travels

11 days, 10 nights with Egyptology expert. Departures Nov. 23 & Dec. 3, 2018 & Feb. 22, Oct. 18 & Nov. 8, 2019. Highlights: In Cairo, Saqqara necropolis, Egyptian Museum/at Dahshur, Bent & Red pyramids/in Giza, Great Pyramid, Solar Boat Museum/in Minya, Tell el-Amarna/in Abydos, Temple of Seti I/in Luxor, Colossi of Memnon, Valley of the Kings, Karnak complex/Nile boat ride. $4,145 ppdo. Single supp., $695. Andante Travels (New York, NY; 888/331-3476, www.andantetravels....

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7 days, 6 nights of hiking (“moderately challenging,” avg. 7 miles per day) in IRELAND. Through August 2019. Highlights: From Killarney, hike to Killarney National Park/Moll’s Gap/Ireland’s tallest peak, Corrán Tuathail/Dingle Peninsula/Mount Brandon/Conor Pass/Dingle pub for music and dance. From €1,595 (near $1,845) per person, double occupancy (ppdo). Single supp., €250 ($289). Wilderness Ireland (Unit 8A 1/2, Northwest Business Park, Collooney, County...

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11-day, 10-night train ride on Golden Eagle Danube Express, May 8-18, 2019. Highlights: In Budapest, HUNGARY, Matthias Church/train to Vienna, AUSTRIA, for Schönbrunn Palace, private concert/in Zürich, SWITZERLAND, Altstadt/in ITALY, Lake Como, Milan, Venice/in SLOVENIA, Julian Alps, Ljubljana. $9,195, $14,695 or $17,595 ppdo or $13,695, $24,695 or $29,595 single. Golden Eagle Luxury Trains (Denzell House, Denzell Gardens, Dunham Rd., Altrincham, Cheshire, England, WA14 4QF, U.K.; phone +44...

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13 days, 12 nights. Departures Jan. 23, Feb. 6, 20 & March 6, 2019. Highlights: In Abu Dhabi (UAE), Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Mosque, Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital/in Dubai (UAE), Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding, Burj Khalifa/in Oman, Mutrah Souq in Old Muscat, dine in seaside home/4-wheel-drive to Wadi Bani Khalid. $3,999 ppdo. Single supp., $1,000. Internal air, $270. Collette (Pawtucket, RI; 800/468-5955, www.gocollette.com).

16 days, 15 nights in southeast INDIA, Nov. 19-Dec. 4, 2018 & Jan. 14-29, 2019. Highlights: Fly from Calcutta to Visakhapatnam/drive to Jeypore for visits with remote tribal groups/Koraput Tribal Museum/Bastar Palace/Kondagaon village artisans/in Bhubaneswar, Museum of Tribal Arts & Artifacts/Konark Dance Festival (Dec.) or Adivasi Mela festival (Jan.)/in Puri, Jagannath Temple. Nov., $4,180 ppdo; single supp., $1,220. Jan., $4,265 ppdo; single supp., $1,240. (Prices based on min. 4...

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