Price Per Night:$422.22 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
May 16, 2021through Sep 12, 2021
Vancouver, Whistler, Sun Peaks, Jasper, Banff National Park, Lake Louise / Banff National Park, Calgary
Canada’s Rocky Mountains provide a stunning landscape of craggy, towering rock faces, snow-capped mountains, thick forests and picturesque lakes. Wander the streets of Vancouver and admire the views each direction you turn. Hike or bike the breathtaking trails of Whistler, Sun Peaks, Jasper, and Banff. Experience the renowned expanse of Lake Louise, or wrap your hands around a mug of hot chocolate while admiring the superb alpine scenery of the Rockies. Ready for a grand adventure? Jump aboard and witness the sheer beauty of this exceptional part of the world.
Discover India at its most colourful amid the deserts, bazaars and forts of Rajasthan. This is a land where massive hilltop fortresses loom over ramshackle cities and where markets are awhirl with locals dressed in the brightest shades of scarlet, gold and rose. From the heady whirlwind of Delhi, to a night under the stars on a desert camel safari, to the beauty of sunrise at the Taj Mahal – this journey through Rajasthan promises to be a true adventure.
Price Per Night:$180.00 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Nov 01, 2020through Dec 31, 2021
Puno / Lake Titicaca, Puno
Sail close to the clouds on Lake Titicaca and meet the descendants of ancient civilisations that inhabit its islands. Feel the spongy reeds of the 'floating' Uros islands beneath your feet, learn about unique local cultures and customs at a homestay, and relish the vistas over seemingly infinite waters from the brilliant Taquile Island. This is the world’s highest navigable lake, sitting at a soaring 3,812 m above sea level. On this unique and inspiring trip, encounter the fascinating people and beautiful locations that characterise this evocative place.
Price Per Night:$229.29 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
May 29, 2021through Oct 02, 2021
Dubrovnik, Kotor, Niksic , Pluzine, Mostar, Sarajevo
Get your legs moving on a Balkan cycling adventure from Dubrovnik to Sarajevo. Taking in stunning scenery on the coast and inland, this trip will take you riding through three fascinating countries – Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Montenegro. Tackle challenging climbs, scenic flats and a new rail trail following the now defunct Austro-Hungarian railway line, finishing in the intriguing, yet sobering, city of Sarajevo, with visits to Mostar and other picturesque towns on the way.
Experience the essential sights of a land that lay hidden behind the Iron Curtain for decades on a revealing eight-day tour of European Russia. Travel through Moscow, Suzdal, Novgorod and St Petersburg to peel back some 1000 years of history. From the blue-domed whimsy of the tenth-century Cathedral of the Nativity to the Soviet-era communal apartments of St Petersburg and the restaurant car of an overnight train – this adventure is the perfect introduction to the expansive history and diverse faces of Russia’s western reaches.
Price Per Night:$154.29 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Apr 03, 2021through Apr 10, 2021
Istanbul, Kusadasi, Kusadasi - Ephesus , Kusadasi, Konya / Cappadocia, Cappadocia , Cappadocia to Istanbul , Istanbul
This journey packs a mighty punch in just eight days. Start in Istanbul and marvel at the Blue Mosque before navigating the warrens of the Grand Bazaar, then travel to the Aegean Sea to soak up sun, salt and history in Kusadasi with a visit to the ancient city of Ephesus. Travel on the overnight train to Central Anatolia and the fairytale landscape of Cappadocia, where hot air balloons dot the skyline and dwellings are cut into the cliffs, then finish back in Istanbul, the long-lived metropolis where East meets West.
Price Per Night:$85.71 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Oct 02, 2020through Oct 16, 2020
Ho Chi Minh City, Mekong Delta, Mekong Delta – Ho Chi Minh City – Overnight Train, Hoi An, Hue, Hue – Overnight Train, Hanoi, Da Bac, Hanoi, Cat Ba Island...
Trace Vietnam’s eastern coastline on this 15-day Lonely Planet Experience, tackling the country from south to north and discovering the many wonders that lie along the way. From the modern chaos of Ho Chi Minh City all the way up to old-world Hanoi, you'll experience tumultuous history, colonial charm, vibrant colours, delicious food and inspiring scenery on your adventure. Take a boat cruise along the Mekong Delta, tour the backstreets of Hoi An with a local, enjoy a rural homestay in Da Bac and explore the beautiful karsts of Lan Ha Bay.
Price Per Night:$162.14 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Jan 18, 2021through Feb 10, 2021
Cairo, Aswan, Nile Felucca, Luxor, Cairo
Travel to Egypt and follow the path of the river Nile as you revel in a taste of Egypt's history, beauty and colour on this short but action-packed trip along the longest river in the world. Cruise one of the world’s most iconic rivers on a traditional felucca, discover the largest and most impressive pharaonic temples, chat and dine with interesting locals and live it up in this country of deserts, bazaars, monuments and unmatched experiences. This eight-day Cairo round trip will get you feeling desert vibes, ancient wonders and local secrets at every stop.
Price Per Night:$107.14 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Oct 04, 2020through Oct 25, 2020
Kochi, Ootacamund – Conoor, Mudumalai National Park – Masinagudi , Mysore, Mysore – Overnight train, Mamallapuram, Puducherry (Pondicherry), Madurai, Periyar , Kerala Backwaters ...
Lush and tropical, southern India is inspiring and delightful. Beneath the green shade of a coastal paradise, meet with locals in their fishing villages and tribal homes. Join them in the bazaars, on buses and boats or even on pilgrimage in Madurai. From cultural sights like the Maharaja's Palace in Mysore to French-influenced Puducherry and the vast landscape of Periyar, southern India's spirituality, friendly people and wild animal sanctuaries make it a fascinating part of the country to explore.
Price Per Night:$999.71 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Feb 07, 2022through Feb 24, 2022
Ushuaia, South Georgia, Antarctic Peninsula, Ushuaia
Explore Antarctica’s most wildlife-heavy landing sites on this 18-day expedition cruise on board the state-of-the-art Ocean Endeavour. See penguin colonies and seals aplenty in the bays of South Georgia and set off on Zodiac excursions between the massive icebergs of the Antarctic Peninsula in search of whale pods and seabird nesting spots. With optional activities like kayaking off the ship and onboard yoga, this is a comfortable journey that doesn’t skimp on adventure.
Explore the best sights, sounds, cuisine and local communities in Thailand and Laos on a 14-day Lonely Planet Experience, powered by Intrepid. In Thailand, see ancient and modern collide in chaotic Bangkok and be charmed by the highland haven of Chiang Mai. In Laos, revel in the simple traditions that are alive in small cottage industries and villages, and where the leisurely pace of life is contagious. Explore, relax and absorb the distinct atmosphere of these two fascinating countries that sit either side of the mighty Mekong River. With a local leader on hand to show you behind the hotspots, take a journey through these gems in the South East Asian crown.
Price Per Night:$321.36 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Dec 02, 2020through Dec 26, 2020
Christchurch, Kaikoura, Nelson – Stoke, Wellington, Mt Ruapehu, Taupo – Rotorua, Rotorua, Rotorua – Bay of Islands, Bay of Islands, Auckland
Explore New Zealand's North Island, from secluded beaches to volcanic craters, on this 12-day tour. Travel from Christchurch to Kaikoura, where you can spot seals on the rugged shoreline. Continue along the coast to Nelson and the cultural capital Wellington, then head inland to mighty Mt Ruapehu and geothermal Rotorua. Finish your trip in Auckland, but not before a few relaxing days spent on the Bay of Islands. An immersion in the incredible landscapes and Maori culture of Te Ika-a-Maui (the Maori term for the North Island) with plenty of free time to explore at your own pace, this trip is perfect for active nature lovers.
Price Per Night:$310.00 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Nov 22, 2020through Dec 16, 2020
Christchurch, Punakaiki, Franz Josef , Queenstown, Milford Sound, Mt Cook, Christchurch, Kaikoura, Nelson – Stoke, Wellington...
Visually striking, culturally daring and ever-surprising, New Zealand will charm the socks off even the most reserved traveller. Nature enthusiasts will be awe-struck by the Franz Josef Glacier, photographers dazzled by the Bay of Islands, food lovers swooning over Kaikoura's cuisine and thrillseekers will have their pulses racing in Queenstown - the diversity of landscapes and activities in NZ is boundless. From south to north, beaches to volcanoes and charismatic towns to historical legacies, New Zealand has the capacity to wow on all fronts.
Set sail across the sparkling waters of the Mediterranean on an Amalfi Coast Sailing adventure. Cast off from the oldest island in the Bay of Naples, Procida, which has featured in a number of films thanks to its pastel-coloured houses and quaint, atmospheric streets. Explore the medieval fortress Castello Aragonese near the vibrant island of Ischia and bathe in ocean hot springs. View original artefacts from Pompeii at the Archeological Museum in Naples before roaming through the 2,000-year-old city itself, and end the adventure on a high – on a cliff top in Amalfi, gazing out across the azure seas and bright blue skies.
Price Per Night:$1,362.73 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Aug 22, 2021through Sep 02, 2021
Toronto, Resolute – Embarkation Day, Canada’s High Arctic , Resolute – Disembarkation – Toronto, Toronto
The smattering of islands contained in Canada’s Arctic north are a world away from the more accessible parts of North America. Here, the iceberg-strewn waters are home to walruses and whales and tiny Inuit communities built on permafrost. This 12-day expedition takes you into Nanavut and the Canadian High Arctic Archipelago to explore these incredible lands and waters, following the legendary Northwest Passage with an eye to encountering wildlife, historical sites and resilient people. Unlike the hardy explorers who attempted to map this landscape in days of old, you’ll be travelling in style with an onboard fitness centre, sauna and a wide range of cabin options.
Price Per Night:$243.21 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Jul 03, 2021through Aug 28, 2021
Dubrovnik, Peljesac Peninsula / Korcula Island, Mljet Island National Park / Korcula Island, Hvar Island, Split, Zadar, Pag Island / Zadar, Plitvice Lakes National Park, Pula, Rovinj / Bled...
Take a scenic journey through Croatia and Slovenia on this 15-day tour from lively Dubrovnik to pristine Bled. Experience both history and nature at their best – from Roman ruins and walled cities to unspoilt beaches and rugged islands just off the Adriatic Coast. Quaff wine with locals in Korcula, delve into the ancient history of Split, hike through the Hvar hinterland and be swept up in the magic of Bled. Discover a wealth of European islands and architecture and lose yourself in the serenity of this charming and picturesque region.
Price Per Night:$235.00 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Jan 07, 2021through Mar 02, 2021
Amman, Wadi Rum , Aqaba, Petra, Amman
The sweeping desert and echoing formations of Wadi Rum, the hidden, hand-hewn facades of Petra and the ancient Roman ruins at Jerash all make Jordan a true adventurer’s paradise. Watch the sunset depict the colour of the dunes from your Bedouin camp, soak up the Arabian sun in Aqaba and snorkel in the coral-clad Red Sea, traverse the narrow gorge of Siq in Petra and marvel at the unforgettable revelation of The Treasury, then bring your weightless dreams to life as your float in the mineral-rich waters of the Dead Sea. Venture across bizarre distant lands without forgoing familiar home-comforts on this upgraded journey through the jewel in the Middle Eastern crown.
Price Per Night:$523.33 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Dec 01, 2020through Mar 31, 2021
Johannesburg / Greater Kruger National Park, Greater Kruger National Park, Greater Kruger National Park / Johannesburg
Get a taste of one of the most famous game reserves in the world on this 4-day safari in Kruger National Park. Staying in a beautiful lodge just outside of the park, spend days searching out the remarkable animals that make their home here – leopards, lions, giraffe, rhino, hippos, antelope, buffalo are just some of the wild and wonderful creatures to see. After exciting days exploring the open savanna, relax in the evenings eating traditional foods and listening to the nocturnal symphony of this incredible safari destination.
Price Per Night:$197.63 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Apr 12, 2021through Nov 15, 2021
Phnom Penh, Siem Reap, Siem Reap / Angkor Wat, Ho Chi Minh City, Mekong Delta, Ho Chi Minh City, Phan Rang, Phan Rang/Overnight Train, Hoi An, Hue...
From Vietnam to Cambodia, discover incredible diversity, delectable cuisines, dramatic histories and natural beauty. Travel to Cambodia and delve into the dramatic Khmer legacy in Phnom Penh and explore the intricate temples of Angkor Wat. Travel to Vietnam and view the country's colourful history on the busy streets of Ho Chi Minh City, and explore the colonial-era architecture of Hanoi. This trip offers places of breathtaking beauty, from the backwaters of the Mekong Delta, to the temples of Cambodia and the wonder of Halong Bay. Add a mix of friendly locals and age-old traditions to ensure the ultimate South East Asian experience.
Price Per Night:$176.60 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
May 04, 2021through Sep 21, 2021
Budapest, Belgrade, Sarajevo, Mostar / Kotor, Kotor, Dubrovnik, Split, Plitvice Lakes National Park / Zagreb, Zagreb, Ljubljana...
Grand standing capitals and quaint seaside villages, hidden mountain hamlets and a city set on water – Eastern Europe flaunts a pretty impressive display of attractions. Discover the best of this entrancing region, plus a whole host of its lesser-known spots, making your way down from Hungary through the Balkans and east over to Italy. Encounter the up-and-coming vibes of once war-ravaged Sarajevo, fall in love with the popular Dubrovnik, kick into adventure mode in Ljubljana and feast until your tastebuds are content in Italy. Get expert local guidance and travel with a small group of likeminded travellers on this exciting 26-day Lonely Planet Experience, powered by Intrepid.
Price Per Night:$445.00 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Oct 01, 2020through Oct 31, 2020
Journey to enigmatic Easter Island and be forever changed by the remote beauty and fascinating folklore of ‘Rapa Nui’. This unforgettable trip allows plenty of time to stand in awe and admire the many stone moai that have made this mystical island so famous. As the trade winds blow, view remnants of the past at ancient ceremonial sites and villages, as well as rock art depicting strange deities. For a dose the natural beauty, be blown away by the scale of a dramatic volcanic crater and uninterrupted views over the horizon. Rich in iconic legends, unique landscapes and blazing sunsets, this is an enthralling encounter of a lifetime.
Price Per Night:$269.43 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
May 29, 2021through Jun 12, 2021
Dubrovnik, Sailing the Dalmatian Coast, Split
Experience the old-world charm of Croatia on a sailing odyssey from Dubrovnik to Split. Spend days cruising around impressive coastlines, exploring lush national parks, wandering through medieval towns or rolling off the boat into warm, turquoise waters to swim. Contrast this emergence into Croatia's natural beauty with regular doses of the unique culture and tastes of the lively restaurant and bar scene, indulging in fresh seafood and regional wines while looking onto stunning coastal vistas.
Price Per Night:$427.50 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Jan 01, 2021through Dec 31, 2021
Cairns/Barron Gorge/Port Douglas, Daintree Rainforest/Cape Tribulation/Port Douglas , Port Douglas, Mossman Gorge/Kuyu Kuyu/Port Douglas , Port Douglas/Cairns
Leave hustle and bustle in the rear-view mirror on this five-day journey to some of the world’s oldest tropical rainforest and the untouched coast it spills onto. This tour takes you into the heart of the land the Kuku Yalanji people have called home for 50,000 years, into the complex ecosystem of the forest and deserted white-sand beaches. Learn about hunting native plants from a First Nations guide, encounter crocodiles and colourful birds on a cruise through mangrove thickets and walk under heavy green canopy in Mossman Gorge.
Price Per Night:$215.00 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Oct 13, 2020through Oct 23, 2020
Peak District - Castleton, Peak District Cycling
Cycle through Britain’s first National Park and explore the forested hills, sprawling heather moors and jagged rock formations that make the Peak District so truly spectacular. This four-day Intrepid Cycling experience offers a comfortable yet active way to get away from it all. Base yourself in the charming country town of Castleton and cycle your way over the scenic Winnats Pass, past the idyllic Laybower Reservoir and the National Trust Longshaw Estate, with ample time to meet the locals and discover friendly local pubs along the way. A countryside cycling escape awaits.
Price Per Night:$98.50 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Jun 26, 2021through Sep 25, 2021
Mexico City, Puebla, Oaxaca, Oaxaca / Overnight Bus, San Cristobal de las Casas, Palenque, Palenque Ruins / Merida, Merida, Chichen Itza / Playa del Carmen, Playa del Carmen...
Prepare for a unique Central American adventure from Mexico to Guatemala, packed full of vibrant cities, breathtaking ruins of Maya, Aztec and Zapotec origins, idyllic beaches and pure natural beauty. Journey from the madness of Mexico City through the Yucatan Peninsula and to the colour of colonial Guatemala. Discover the fiery flavours of Oaxaca, admire the lush Palenque archaeological zone, swim in the turquoise waters off the coast of Belize in Caye Caulker and marvel at volcano-rimmed Antigua. Join Lonely Planet and Intrepid as we discover places of astounding beauty, visit vibrant and colourful cities, explore ancient ruins and uncover hidden gems along the way.
Price Per Night:$269.44 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Jan 01, 2021through Dec 17, 2021
Buenos Aires, Colonia del Sacramento, Estancia Stay, Overnight Bus, Foz do Iguazu (Brazilian side), Iguazu Falls (Argentinian side) , Rio de Janeiro
Hug the eastern coastline of South America on a ten-day Lonely Planet Experience, powered by Intrepid. This down-to-earth adventure takes you from Buenos Aires to Rio de Janeiro via Colonia del Sacramento, a working estancia and the spectacular Iguazu Falls. Embrace ranch life during your estancia stay and explore the grounds on horseback, wonder at the largest waterfall in the world and get a taste of Rio’s nightlife.
Price Per Night:$349.29 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Mar 13, 2021through Mar 20, 2021
Jerusalem, Jericho, Haifa, Tel Aviv
Get a kaleidoscopic perspective on Israel and the Palestinian Territories on this eight-day tour. Entrenched in the ancient but emphatically modern in outlook, nominally Jewish but with oodles of Muslim and Christian influence, this region is endlessly fascinating and rewarding to travel in. Stroll the Old City’s ramparts in Jerusalem, visit Jesus' biblical birthplace in Bethlehem and see Masada’s rugged outcrop. Break bread with Palestinians and Israelis, walk the graffitied separation wall in Bethlehem, go for a float in the Dead Sea and form your own impressions of this captivating part of the world.
Price Per Night:$498.75 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Feb 11, 2021through Feb 15, 2021
Five miles from the Mecca of stock car racing that is the Daytona International Speedway, is the friendliest hotel on the beach. The Holiday Inn & Suites, with an oceanfront sundeck and large pool area, offers breathtaking views of the sparking Atlantic Ocean. The hotel is about 5 miles from the Daytona International Speedway and 6 miles from Daytona Beach Regional Airport (DAB) and about 75 miles from Orlando International Airport ...