Holiday 2014 Trips
Tours & Travel

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What better way to share the holiday season with friends and family than a trip? There are many destination options for the holidays, and now is the time to start planning! Experience the festivities of Europe's famous Christmas markets, take in some sunshine on Costa Rica's shores, or snorkel with sea lions in the Galapagos. No matter which adventure you choose, lasting memories are sure to be made this holiday!

Holiday Galapagos Trips

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Get up close to a Galapagos Tortoise!
Galapagos Northeastern Islands - December 21, 2014
Enjoy this 8-day cruise through the eastern islands of the Galapagos covering some of the most beautiful islands including San Cristobal, South Plaza, and Santa Cruz. Swarming with wildlife, volcanic wonders, and breathtaking landscapes, the northeastern …
  • 8 Days
  • $3999 - $4849 USD
Ship:
Corals
Passions:
Wildlife Watching, Snorkeling, Expedition Cruises
Places:
South America, Galapagos, Ecuador, Bartolome, Santiago, Santa Fe, South Plaza Island, North Seymour, Bachas Beach, Rabida, …
Level:
Easy
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Galapagos Eastern Islands - December 22, 2014
This incredible 8-day cruise through the eastern islands of the Galapagos covers some of the most beautiful islands including San Cristobal, South Plaza, Santa Cruz, and Floreana. Overflowing with wildlife, volcanic wonders, and breathtaking landscapes, …
  • 8 Days
  • $3999 USD
Ship:
Galapagos Legend
Passions:
Wildlife Watching, Snorkeling, Expedition Cruises
Places:
South America, Galapagos, Ecuador, Santa Fe, South Plaza Island, Charles Darwin Center, Mosquera, Baltra, Daphne Island, Post Office Bay, …
Level:
Easy
Kayak with friendly and curious sea lions.
Galapagos Multisport - December 2014
There are travelers that prefer nothing more than a large beach blanket and a deck chair...and then there are the travelers that prefer the Galapagos Multisport Tour! Perfect for athletic families and fit seniors, this itinerary allows you to explore the …
  • 9 Days
  • $3865 USD
Passions:
Beaches, Biking, Kayaking, Multisport, Snorkeling, Trekking & Hiking, Wildlife Watching
Places:
South America, Galapagos, Ecuador, Santa Cruz Island, Isabela, San Cristobal, Quito, Baltra
Level:
Moderate

Holiday Trips in South America

Marco, our guide with Wayna Picchu in background
Holiday 2014 Machu Picchu by Train
Explore the great ruins of Machu Picchu and wander through village markets where ancient traditions live on in the hearts of the Andean people. One of our most popular Peru tours, the journey also includes the important Inca ruins of Sacsayhuamán, …
  • 7 Days
  • $1805 USD
Passions:
History
Places:
South America, Peru, Cusco, Lima, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu Ruins, El MaPi Inn
Level:
Easy
Perito Moreno Glacier
Holiday 2014 Patagonia Glacier Explorer
From Buenos Aires we head south to the mountains, lakes and glaciers of Argentina's Parque Nacional los Glaciares. Spend two full days trekking in one of the most beautiful landscapes on earth, where we'll see stunning vistas stretching out in all …
  • 7 Days
  • $1495 USD
Passions:
Trekking & Hiking
Places:
South America, Argentina, Patagonia, El Calafate, El Chalten, Buenos Aires, Perito Moreno Glacier, Lago de los Tres, Laguna Torre
Level:
Challenging
Perito Moreno Glacier
Holiday 2014 Argentina Glacier Adventure
From Buenos Aires head south, lace your boots, and take to the mountains to begin your Patagonia trekking adventure. During your Patagonia travels, you'll spend 4 full days exploring the inspiring mountains of the glaciated Fitz Roy Range, ending at a …
  • 8 Days
  • $2650 USD
Passions:
Camping, Trekking & Hiking
Places:
South America, Argentina, Patagonia, El Calafate, El Chalten, Buenos Aires, Laguna de los Tres, Laguna Torre
Level:
Challenging
A fly fisherman fishes from the shore of the green river.
  • 7 Days
  • $9496 - $16048 USD
Ship:
Atmosphere
Passions:
Wildlife Watching, Helicopter Tour, Kayaking
Places:
South America, Chile, Patagonia, Puerto Montt, Auchemo Island, Tic Toc Bay, Guaitecas Archipelago, Leptepu Fjord
Level:
Easy

Holiday Trips in Central America

Whitewater rafting the Sarapiqui
Holiday 2014 Adventure Pacifica
This 10-day Costa Rica special holiday vacation is perfect for the traveler who is short on time, but big on adventure. We start our travels at the Arenal Volcano, followed by the beautiful Monteverde Cloudforest Reserve in search of capuchin monkeys, …
  • 10 Days
  • $1975 USD
Passions:
Beaches, Light Hiking, Whitewater Rafting, Wildlife Watching, Zip Line
Places:
Central America, Costa Rica, San Jose, Arenal, Manuel Antonio, Monteverde Cloud Forest
Level:
Easy
We did it! A happy family after a zip line tour in Costa Rica
Holiday 2014 Costa Rica Quest
Volcanoes! Turtles! Whitewater rafting! This tour has it all, with opportunities to seek out some of Costa Rica's most celebrated treasures. Wildlife enthusiasts will be thrilled at the chance to tour Tortuguero National Park, one of the most …
  • 8 Days
  • $1350 USD
Passions:
Kayaking, Whitewater Rafting, Wildlife Watching, Zip Line
Places:
Central America, Costa Rica, San Jose, Arenal, Tortuguero, Sarapiqui
Level:
Easy
Arenal Volcano
Holiday 2014 Pura Vida
Enjoy incredible wildlife with a tour focusing on the rainforest activities that put Costa Rica on the map! This tour is designed to see some of the best main highlights in a short amount of time! Enjoy a two day rafting trip down the beautiful and …
  • 6 Days
  • $1275 USD
Passions:
Whitewater Rafting, Wildlife Watching, Zip Line
Places:
Central America, Costa Rica, San Jose, Arenal, Pacuare River
Level:
Moderate
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Holiday 2014 Discover Costa Rica
We start our Costa Rica adventure rafting on the wild waters of the Pacuare River. Next, explore the country's tropical plantations, as we take a fun bike tour through the celebrated agricultural research center, CATIE. Learn about local vegetation and …
  • 9 Days
  • $1825 USD
Passions:
Beaches, Biking, Fishing, Kayaking, Light Hiking, Multisport, Snorkeling, Whitewater Rafting, Wildlife Watching, Zip Line
Places:
Central America, Costa Rica, San Jose, Dominical, Turrialba, Savegre Valley, Pacuare River, Marino Ballena National Park
Level:
Easy
Looking up towards el Castillo at Xunantunich
Holiday 2014 Beautiful Belize
Rich in Maya culture and jungle beauty, this Belize trip will take you into the Maya Mountains, to the ancient ruins of Xunantunich and Caracol, to the underground world of mystifying caves and beautiful water wonders. This trip is designed to introduce …
  • 8 Days
  • $1675 USD
Passions:
Beaches, Fishing, History, Light Hiking, Scuba Diving, Snorkeling, Wildlife Watching
Places:
Central America, Belize, Belize City, San Pedro, Ambergris, Pooks Hill Lodge, Xunantunich, Belize, Actun Tunichil Muknal
Level:
Easy
A traveler crossing a bridge over Copper Canyon.
Holiday 2014 Into the Canyon
A Copper Canyon trip exploring the canyon rims and floors with full-day hikes and stays at lodges for active travelers who prefer not to camp. Begin with a scenic train trip on the El Chepe train on the Chihuahua-Pacific Railway. Descend 6,000 feet from …
  • 8 Days
  • $2595 USD
Passions:
History, Trekking & Hiking
Places:
North America, Mexico, El Fuerte, Posada Barrancas, Creel, Chihuahua, Batopilas, Los Mochis
Level:
Moderate
Making tortillas
Holiday 2014 Oaxaca Traditions
Oaxaca’s location in the mountains of southwest Mexico has contributed to its rich culture being relatively protected by outside influences. Ancient native languages are spoken in villages, and the artisan folk arts, particularly weaving and pottery, …
  • 7 Days
  • $1705 USD
Passions:
Culinary, Cultural Immersion, History
Places:
North America, Mexico, Oaxaca, Monte Alban, San Jeronimo Tlacohahuaya, Teotitlan del Valle, Mitla, Santa Maria del Tule, Hierve el Agua, Santo Tomás Jalieza, …
Level:
Easy
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December 20, 2014 Guatemala Explorer
Journey into the highlands of Guatemala to discover the modern Maya culture, as well as steep-sided temples and other vestiges of the Maya past. Start by exploring colonial Antigua and spend a few nights along the shores of the volcano-fringed Lake …
  • 8 Days
  • $1525 USD
Passions:
Cultural Immersion, History, Wildlife Watching
Places:
Central America, Guatemala, Guatemala City, Antigua, Santiago de Atitlan, Flores, Tikal Ruins, Chichicastenango, Panajachel, Camino Real Tikal, …
Level:
Easy
Polenta grill at Solola market
December 22, 2014 Guatemala Explorer
Journey into the highlands of Guatemala to discover the modern Maya culture, as well as steep-sided temples and other vestiges of the Maya past. Start by exploring colonial Antigua and spend a few nights along the shores of the volcano-fringed Lake …
  • 8 Days
  • $1525 USD
Passions:
Cultural Immersion, History, Wildlife Watching
Places:
Central America, Guatemala, Guatemala City, Antigua, Santiago de Atitlan, Flores, Tikal Ruins, Chichicastenango, Panajachel, Camino Real Tikal, …
Level:
Easy
Using the big loom - natural color threads
December 26, 2014 Guatemala Explorer
Journey into the highlands of Guatemala to discover the modern Maya culture, as well as steep-sided temples and other vestiges of the Maya past. Start by exploring colonial Antigua and spend a few nights along the shores of the volcano-fringed Lake …
  • 8 Days
  • $1525 USD
Passions:
Cultural Immersion, History, Wildlife Watching
Places:
Central America, Guatemala, Guatemala City, Antigua, Santiago de Atitlan, Flores, Tikal Ruins, Chichicastenango, Panajachel, Camino Real Tikal, …
Level:
Easy

Europe Christmas Market Cruises

Carousel at Christmas market
Christmas on the Danube
Spend an unforgettable Christmas sailing the Danube River on this 8-day Europe cruise. The Danube has captivated musicians, artists and poets throughout the centuries, and now delights travelers with romantic destinations and historical treasures.
  • 8 Days
  • $2799 - $5448 USD
Ship:
MS Amabella
Passions:
Wine Tasting, River Cruises, Light Hiking, History
Places:
Europe, Austria, Slovakia, Germany, Hungary, Budapest, Bratislava, Vienna, Melk, Linz, …
Level:
Easy
Lights brighten the evening at this bustling Christmas Market
Christmas Time Cruise with Prague
Celebrate the magic of the holiday season with a festive European river cruise that kicks off in Prague. After boarding your ship in Nuremberg, your holiday cruise journeys through the charming region where so many of today's most beloved Christmas …
  • 10 Days
  • $3199 - $6418 USD
Ship:
MS Amabella
Passions:
Wildlife Watching, River Cruises, Festivals
Places:
Europe, Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Budapest, Vienna, Melk, Linz, Passau, …
Level:
Easy
Take a ride on the ferris wheel or take a stroll through the Christmas Market
Christmas on the Rhine
Begin your European Christmas journey with a visit to two of Switzerland’s loveliest cities, Zürich and Lucerne, where you will enjoy a lake excursion, magical Christmas markets and pristine Alpine vistas. In Basel, embark upon an enchanting 7-night …
  • 12 Days
  • $3859 - $6608 USD
Ship:
MS Amareina
Passions:
Luxury & Indulgence, River Cruises
Places:
Europe, France, Germany, Netherlands, Switzerland, Amsterdam, Basel, Breisach, Strasbourg, Rudesheim, …
Level:
Easy
Take a ride on the ferris wheel or take a stroll through the Christmas Market
  • 8 Days
  • $2699 - $4798 USD
Ship:
MS Amaprima
Passions:
River Cruises, Luxury & Indulgence
Places:
Europe, Austria, Germany, Hungary, Budapest, Vienna, Melk, Linz, Passau, Regensburg, …
Level:
Easy
Take a ride on the ferris wheel or take a stroll through the Christmas Market
Christmas Time Cruise - Cruise only
Celebrate the magic of the wonderful winter season with a fascinating luxury river cruise from historic Nuremberg through the beauty and history of the Danube, Europe’s second largest river. Journey from Nuremberg on the Main-Danube Canal across the …
  • 8 Days
  • $2799 - $5448 USD
Ship:
MS Amacerto
Passions:
River Cruises, Festivals
Places:
Europe, Austria, Germany, Hungary, Budapest, Vienna, Melk, Passau, Regensburg, Nuremberg, …
Level:
Easy