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Destination:
Tanzania
Day 1: Arusha to Tarangire National Park Early in the morning after breakfast at 8:30am our driver will pick up at Arusha Tourist Inn Hotel drive you to We enjoy an early morning game ... moredrive in the Tarangire National Park We enjoy an early morning game drive in the followed by breakfast at the panorama Campsite for Dinner & overnight.

Day 2: Tarangire to Serengeti National Park
After breakfast we head towards the Serengeti National Park, via the beautiful high lying farmland of Karatu and the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Leaving the highlands behind, we descend into the heart of wild Africa - the Serengeti National Park - with its endless plains, rolling into the distance as far as the eye can see. We head to the central Park area, known as the Seronera area, one of the richest wildlife habitats in the Park, featuring the Seronera River, which provides a valuable water source to this area and therefore attracts wildlife well representative of most of the Serengeti's species. We arrive in time for lunch and enjoy an afternoon game drive in the Serengeti National Park. Dinner and overnight in the Seronera Camp.

Day 3: Serengeti national park
At Day 3 Serengeti National Park Early morning game drive Serengeti National Park here is the biggest national park in the world continuous enjoying the natural features and beauty of the world, back for breakfast and relaxes; again proceed for a full day game drive with picnic lunches, dinner and overnight at seronera campsite.

Day 4: Serengeti Plain to Ngorongoro Crater
After breakfast at the campsite we depart to Ngorongoro Conservation Area enjoying en-route game drive on the way to Ngorongoro. We will stopover at Olduvai Gorge, boasting with a history dating back to the dawn of time. It was here, that the anthropologists Drs. Lois and Mary Leakey discovered the skulls of 'Nutcracker Man' and 'Handy Man', both very significant links in the chain of human evolution. We arrive in time for lunch at the campsite and after lunch we will descend over 600 meters into the crater to view wildlife for a half day's safari tour. Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Simba Campsite.

Day 5: Ngorongoro Crater to Arusha
After breakfast we depart for the descend down the crater full game drive. In the crater you can able to view the BIG 5.After full game drive in the crater Later drive you to lake Manyara. See buffalo, giraffe, zebra and many more species, all set against the stunning backdrop of the Great Rift Wall. After game drive in the crater our drive will drive you to Maasai people enjoying the cultural activitie. Late in the evening drive you back to Arusha Dinner and overnight at Arusha Tourist Inn Hotel

Included in tour:

4 nights camping accommodation

Meals: Full Board Breakfast, Hot Lunch or Picnic Lunch and Dinner while on Safari.

All Transfers and Transport, Park Fees, Camping Accommodation

Game viewing activities as stated in the above tour/safari description.

Services of a Safari Driver/ Guide & Safari Cook

Airport Pick up and drop off

2nights hotel accommodation before and after safari

Not included in Tour:

Items of a Personal Nature

Tips and Gratitudes to Safari Staff

International air fares.

Any required Visas.

Travel Insurance

What to bring:

Clothes.

A warm sweater as the nights can be chilly at high altitudes.

Comfortable shoes

Sleeping bags.
Destination:
Nepal
Annapurna Circuit is normally identified most classic trek will let you spot the unique culture and vast biodiversity of Nepal. This trek essentially follows the very old paths which ... morewere once trodden for business routes between Tibet and Nepal. This stimulating Annapurna Circuit Trekking ascends up to 5,416 m, which offers a chance to take a glimpse on a diversity of species of plants, animals, birds with high plateau, turquoise lake and Annapurna Himalayan ranges.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu airport (1,350/4,428 Ft) Musical Adventure Trekking airport representative will be receiving you at Tribhuvan International Airport arrival gate with your ... morename on Musical Adventure Trekking signboard. Then you will be transferred to your hotel, while driving to hotel, you will get brief information Kathmandu and Nepal from our airport representative.

Overnight at hotel

Day 02: Pre-trip Meeting and Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley

After breakfast at your hotel, your Kathmandu valley excursion will be begins with your professional tour guide. We will arrange private transport for during the Kathmandu valley sightseeing, first drive 20 km east of Kathmandu to visit oldest city of Nepal Bhaktapur Durbar square, a shoe shape historical city of Nepal. People believe it is open living museum of Shikhara and pagoda style architecture. The square has been carrying history from 7th century and the monuments were created by different king in different era, you will see palaces of fifty-five windows with golden painted, peacock palaces, lion gate, the golden gate, sexual temple, big bell, the statue of king Bhupendra malla, pottery square, five-story temple etc. Now drive continuous to famous Hindu Pashupatinath temple in the valley, you will see pilgrimage dipping in the holy Bagmati River and intermittently funeral burn at ghat along the sacred River. Next our tour guide will take you and meet with holy man, the sadhu smear ash on face with red tikka on forehead seldom fine in posing of mediation. After that drive to Bouddhanath stupa, a huge stupa with keep record of largest Buddhist stupa in the world. It is cracked by 2015 April earthquake and it took few month to repaired. You will see the people are practicing Buddhism around stupa with counting Tibetan bead and praying wheels. Then drive back to hotel and packing backpack for adventure to Himalayas.

Overnight at hotel

Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Ngadi (1,100 m/3,608 Ft & 7hrs) by bus then trek to Bahun Danda

We have a 7hrs drive from Kathmandu to Ngadi via Besisahar, the drive will expose dramatically scenery of Nepal including beautiful landscapes, life style of Nepalese and northern Himalayan range. After Besisahar an hours off-road drive to Ngadi after that 2hrs uphill trek to Bahundada.

Overnight at guesthouse

Day 04: Trek from Bahunddada to Taal (1,700 m/5,576 Ft & 5 hrs trek)

We departure after breakfast from Bahun danda with descending and gentle walk through paddies terrace pass village to Ghyarmuphant. You will be witness to green landscapes and Marhsyandi valley. After crossing suspension bridge over Syange short bus ride to Chmaje.Then once again cross suspension bridge and then trail ascend up on canyon with pass sattale and bush then jungle to Taal, a beautiful village on bank of River.

Overnight at guesthouse

Day 05: Trek from Tal to Koto (2,600 m/8,528 Ft & 6 hrs trek)

First trekking on deep revive with stunning view of waterfall along Marhsyandi River to Dharapani. Then just avoid the jeep track and trek on the pine forest on right side of river with passing Talche village to Danaque. Amazing view of Annapurna Himalayas and mountain culture will make your day enjoyable. After Danaque trek uphill into the dense forest to Timang, from here you will crystalize Mt. Manaslu and surrounding sceneries. After lunch at Timang, trek resume on gentle path with passing Thankchok village with view of boulder rock creation to Koto.

Overnight at guesthouse

Day 06: Trek from Koto to Upper Pisang (3,340 m/10,955 Ft & 4-5hrs trek)

We will continue trek walking along the river with enjoying mother nature the view of mountains, waterfall, wildlife and unique Himalayan culture. The gentle trail pass the chame village, headquarter of Manang district then Talekhu, Bratang and finally arrived at lunch stop, Dukur Pokhari, the small town at bottom of Annapurna II and Pisang peak. Now trail continue with descend on then after crossing suspension bridge climb-up with panoramic view of meadow and Himalayas to Upper Pisang. The Himalayan Buddhist village lies on lap of Pisang peak with facing Annapurna Himalayan range, it offers amazing sunrise and sunset view on Annapurna Himalayas.

Day 07: Trek from Upper Pisang to Manang (3,450 m/11,316 Ft & 5-6hrs trek)

Today will be one of the fabulous and fantastic day on Annapurna Circuit trek, you will have enjoyable walk entire day. We are taking upper route with passing Gyaru and Nwal village to Manang, a settlement of Himalayan ethnic group. Your day will begins with stunning sunrise viewing from your room window on Himalayas. As usual trek set-off after delicious hygienic mountain breakfast, short drop-down across the village and buckwheat farm then into the forest with encountering wild fauna on green lake. As soon as cross the suspension bridge uphill initiates from here to ridge of Ghyaru village with viewing Marhsyandi valley. A small settlement is occupied by gurung and ghale with their unique culture.

The trail in between Ghyaru to Ngawal offers magnificent Himalaya view of Annapurna Himalayas with shoe shape Marshyandi valley. Upper trekking route would be tougher than lower trail from Pisang to Manang but should do to make your Annapurna circuit trek awesome. The panoramic Himalayan view including Manaslu, Lamjung himal, Annapurna II, III, IV, Pisang peak, Tilicho Peak, Chulu east, Julu east, Thorong peak etc. From Ngawal, short descend and into the forest with seeing cave in the mound and wetland to Braga village.

Overnight at guesthouse

Day 08: Acclimatization day at Manang villageBefore we ahead to Thorong la, we spend extra night at Manang for acclimatize with high altitude. Manang village lies at height of 11,316 feet on Marshyandi valley in between Annapurna III and Chulu east, we can do side trip in the valley with your physical demand.

Ice Lake (challenging Day Hike)

Ice lake is located at height of 4,600 m and 1,200 m ascend from Manang. It is a tough and challenging day trip from Manang, before you departure from guesthouse make sure carry enough drink, meals and energy bar for entire day. You need to leave early from Manang and retrace to stream near to welcome gate of Manang, as soon as cross the river, just follow the footprint north and walk along the pebble path for a while until reach monastery. Monks often doing puja at monastery, now follow the footmark on north direction and keep climbing uphill then come cross little mud house which is animal shed for summer. Around here you will see big water pipe, this water supplying farming for manang village. Continuous climbing on panoramic pasture with perfume of Himalayan herbs, often meet blue sheep around while grazing then finally arrived at ridge with some stone rest places with some Buddhist statue and Buddhist flag blowing into the thin air. A ridge expose superb view of Annapurna Himalayan range with massive Marhsyandi valley as well Manang village. From here you will see a lake but this is not Ice Lake, it called Saano Khocho, you need to trek further-up meadow on direction of the Chulu east then the chortern will appear with colorful Buddhist flag. The Ice Lake is just behind that Chorten, the lake will be in ice form from December to April and can see miracle green color from May to November. The breathtaking panoramic mountain view of Annapurna II, III, IV, Tilicho peak, Gangapurna, Lamjung Himal, Manaslu, Pisang Peak, Chulu east mirrored in the green and blue lake.

100 Rupees Cave Monastery (Day Hike)

100 Rupees Cave monastery is run by more than 100 years old monk high above the isolated manang village, it will takes approximately 4hrs for go and thro. The monk living in his cave monastery last 45 years. It will be perfect acclimatize and awesome prepare before ahead to Thorong la pass, this day hike to 100 Rupees monk will help lot for ascending world highest trekking pass Thorong la. You can continuous your voyage after breakfast with at least 1ltr of drinking water and some energy bar. The trail lead across the mud house village just right behind the hotel Himalayan Singi, climb up through buckwheat farm then meadow of sea buckthorn bush with zigzag climb-up to 100 Rupees Monastery. The monk will offer you cup of herb tea and tied string on your neck then bless for success your rest of journey. The superb view of Himalayas from here will make your day wonderful.

Overnight at guesthouse

Day 09: Trek from Manang to Upper Yak Kharka (4,150 m/13,612 Ft & 4-5hrs trek)

After spent extra night and acclimatized at Manang, we will be energized and excited to continue our trek onward next settlement Yak Kharka which ascends by nearly 600 m. We are leaving tree lines behind us and moderate trail through manang village then steady climb-up to Tanki village. Passing local tea shop and handicraft install then we reach at Gungsang. From here moderate trekking route continuous with Viewing Mountain to Yak Kharka from here short climb-up to little ridge with one guesthouse. After resting before sun get down we do some hike few hundred meter above guesthouse and get back to guesthouse.

Overnight at guesthouse

Day 10: Trek from Upper Yak Kharka to High Camp (4,840 m/15,875 Ft & 4hrs trek)

Early morning beautiful sunrise will see in Annapurna III & Gangapurna peak, the gradual trail ascend and pass Ledar same level trekking path continuous up to suspension bridge. Now short solid uphill bring on teashop. From here to Thorong phedi need to extra take care, seldom pebbles and rocks following from above because of the wild animal grazing. First we make lunch break at phedi then if you feel good do not have any symptoms of high altitude, we keep trek to High Camp with big ascending on pebble canyon.

Overnight at guesthouse

Day 11: High Camp to Muktinath (3,750 m/12,300 Ft & 8-9hrs trek) via Thorong La Pass (5,416 m)

Tough and longest exciting day on entire Annapurna classical trek, first target of the trip is thorong la summit, we will try our best to reach summit before10 am because seldom get bizarre windy on the top. Basically it takes 3-4 hrs to thorong la top from high camp. We departure between 5-6 am after breakfast from high camp with plenty of drinking water and energy bar in day pack. As soon as we begins trek, it verves ascend with super cold temperature, after 1:30 trek we arrive at first tea shop at height of 5,000 m. Again trek uphill on pebble trail from June to September then rest of the month in the year will be snow more or less depend on the month. It often snow fall over the pass and create awful problems. The Thorong la summit is decorated with colorful Buddhist flag with Chorten and signboard of Thorong la pass. Magnificent view of mountain and valley will be seen entire journey from morning to evening, spend a while on top with taking photos then make a way to down, it takes minimum 4hrs to reach at Muktinath. While descending scenery will changed dramatically from Mountain View to Himalayan plateau. Once get down at anti-clock wise of Thorong phedi, will have hot meal then walk down to sacred Muktinath village. After long and succeed day, do success celebration with crew and local apple beverage.

Overnight at guesthouse

Day 12: Trek from Muktinath to Thini (3,000 m/9,848 Ft & 7-8hrs)

From today we trek on along Kaligandaki valley with descending, it known country beyond the Himalayas as well. As far as we see abroad and wider valley is wilderness formation of mound at lap in high Himalayas. We trek via Jhong village with avoiding jeep track from Muktinath to Kagbeni on Himalayan plateau. It will be 3-4hrs descend trek on the plateau with visiting monastery, stupa, chhorten and Tibetan cultural confluence villages. After lunch break at Kagbenin, trek continues bank of Kaligandaki River which called as Ghost valley, the strong wind might make your walk harder than expected. as soon as arrive Jomsom jeep ticket counter, take trail through village and then ascend through aple orchid and potatoes farm to picturesque Thini village. You will see barren canyon with mount Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri and Tukuche peak.

Overnight lodge

Day 13: Trek from Thini to Kalopani (2,520 m/8,265 Ft &7 hrs

Stunning sunrise on panoramic Himalayas including Mt. Dhaulagiri then set-off from village with descending and crossing monsoon washed wooden bridge ascend up to Dumba lake, a green lake with shadow of Nilgiri and Tilicho peak. Again climb-up to medieval Chhorten at ridge then drop down through village of apple farm. While trekking on yak grazing meadow north bank of river, get awesome view of primitive Marpha village with red and white painted monastery. We pass chhyama village settlement of Tibetan refugee and Chokhopani after that cross the bridge to Tukche village. After delicious thakali meal, resume trek follow the Kaligandaki River to Kalapani.

Overnight at guesthouse

Day 14: Trek from Kalopani Tatopani (1,120 m/3,573 Ft & 5-6hrs trek)

Amazing sunrise view on Mt. Dhaulagiri then trek continue descending through Kali Gandaki river valley. On the way, we will encounter the world’s deepest gorge, Kopchepani. Tatopani is famous for its hot springs, where it gets its name (tato - hot; pani - water). This is the best place to relax our body after a long trek.

Overnight at guesthouse

Day 15: Trek from Tatopani to Ghorepani (2,780 m/9,118 Ft & 7-8hrs trek)

Today is another big day, it will take about 7 to 8 hours walk from Tatopani to Ghorepani. We climb about 1,600 m up from Hot spring with pass beautiful village Ghara, Sikha Chitre. From Ghorepani see sunset on Annapurna South, Himchuli and Tukuche Himal.

Short cut way to Pokhara

From Tatopani you can directly go to Pokhara as well, just take bus/jeep from Tatopani and it takes 3-4hrs to go beni with off-raod drive. The drive offers great foramation of boulder rocks and stunning waterfalls. From Beni smooth drive on good condition road will brings you Pokhara in 4hrs drive

Overnight at guesthouse

Day 16: Trek to Poon Hill (3,210 m/10,528 Ft) then trek to Hille (1,420 m/4,657 Ft & 6hrs trek)

An early morning an hours strenuous stone stairway trek to Poon Hill, you will see lots of new faces tourist while ascending to viewpoint. The vantage-point will offers fiery burning sunrise on Annapurna Himalayan range from left Dhulagiri range, Nilgiri, Tilicho peak, 12 Peak, Annapurna south, Hiuchuli, fishtail, Annapurna II, IV, Mount Manaslu, crest of Annapurna I and far right Ganesh himala range. We will take amazing photos of mountain and valley then return to Ghorepani, first we have hot breakfast. We head-off from guesthouse with descending through dense forest of vegetation, often encounter flora and fauna with whistling of birds. After jungle walk through villages Himalayan indigenous people villages Banthati, Uller, Thikedunga and finally arrive at Hille.

Overnight at guesthouse

Day 17: Hile to Pokhara (850 m/2,788 Ft & 4hrs trek)

We follow Burungi river and pass the beautiful village with naturally landscapes. From Nayapul take private transport to Pokhara. If you tired and make a leisure day an end of trek, we can take jeep from Hile to Pokhara. Then have leisure afternoon at Pokhara at beautiful café, bar and restaurant.

Overnight at hotel

Day 18: Rest at Pokhara

Overnight at hotel

Day 19: Pokhara to Kathmandu 7hrs by deluxe tourist bus

A scenic drive from Pokhara to Kathamndu will takes 7hrs or in optional you can fly from Pokhara to Kathmandu. At Kathamndu you will have free time for shopping a souvenirs for family and friends.

Overnight at hotel

Day 20: Departure

As your your flight schedule, we will drop you at the international airport in Kathmandu for your flight departure from Nepal.

Cost Includes:
International and Domestic Airport-up and drop-off service
3Nights accommodation in Kathmandu on bed and breakfast plan
1Night accommodation in Pokhara with bed and breakfast plan
All the required ground transportation as mention in the Itinerary
Guided Kathmandu valley sightseeing tour with private transportation
Trekking Permits (TIMS, Annapurna Conservation Area fees)
Experienced English speaking licensed guide and experienced Porter with salary, accommodation, food and Insurance.
Experienced high altitudePorter with salary, accommodation, food and Insurance.
Three meals a day (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner with Hot drinks)
Seasonal fresh fruits where available
Complimentary four seasonal sleeping bag, down Jacket etc. (should be returned upon completing the trek)
Kathmandu to Besishahar by deluxe bus then by local bus to Ngadi
Syange to Chamje 1:30 minute by local bus then trek to Dharapani via Tal village
Tatopani to Pokhara by bus via Beni
Pokhara to Kathmandu by deluxe toursit bus
Exclusives Medical kit
Farewell dinner

Cost Excludes
Lunch and dinner at Kathmandu and Pokhara (Breakfast Included)
Travel insurance and any sort of rescues such as Helicopter or Horse
Kathmandu valley sightseeing entrance fees
Personal expenses battery charge, hot shower, phone calls, Internet, laundry etc
Gratitude (Tips) to guide and porters (recommended but not compulsory)
$
192
39
/ Person
$
96
19
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$
134
67
/ Child
Destination:
Norway
Experience the Arctic Night in the fjords. The beautiful traditional two-mast schooner Opal is spacious inside and out, silent and comfortable and stable way of travelling. With the ... moresilent propulsion we may use the Hydrophone to catch the song of the whales.
On the evening tours the guests are welcome to enjoy a bath on deck and warm drinks and light meals in front of the fire in the cosy saloon.... more

This trip takes you sailing out of the beautiful Kaldfjorden – through the eating grounds of Humpbacks, Orcas and Sea Eagles.

Hybrid electric schooner Opal has received international innovation awards for it’s unique hybrid-electrical propulsion system. The eco-friendly and silent ride gives the passengers a unique sense of proximity to the surrounding nature and wildlife.

Don’t forget to bring a camera, warm footwear, hat and gloves.

Schedule
18:00 Departure from Scandic Ishavshotell Tromsø.
23:00 Return to Scandic Ishavshotell Tromsø.

Included

Warm flotation overalls.

Light dinner.

Warm drinks.

Transfer to boat in Kaldfjorden and back.

Guiding

We offer guiding in English, German and French.

Guiding
We offer guiding in English, German and French.

Prices
Adults: 1500 NOK
Students: 1050 NOK
13-15 years: 1050 NOK
4-12 years: 750 NOK
$
450
/ Person
Destination:
Canada
People with a sense of adventure will love this Algonquin Park canoe trip! It is geared towards beginners who want to sample more than 3 days of Ontario wilderness. By running the ... morecanoe trips midweek we will also avoid much of the crowds found on busier weekend routes. We provide all food, permits, a knowledgeable guide, and all equipment (except personal items like sleeping bags & flashlights – a packing checklist is provided). To make it even easier for tourists there is an optional Toronto to Algonquin Park shuttle service.
Day 1 – Meet in Algonquin Park We will meet you at Rock Lake in Algonquin Park at 1pm. For those who chose the shuttle service we will pick you up at Finch Subway in Toronto at 8:30am. ... moreOnce we arrive in Algonquin Park we have get our permits and then start unloading equipment and packing the canoes. Our experienced guide will teach you the basic canoeing strokes, show you how to properly load and secure a canoe, and go over safety issues like what to do if you tip, or what to do if you see a bear. We will also show you the Algonquin Park map and give you a brief history of the Park as well as where you will be canoeing for the next four days.

After the canoeing lesson you start paddling downstream on a lazy river. Soon the river opens up into Rock Lake, which you will be canoeing across. Rock Lake is a gorgeous lake that received it’s name from the several sheer rock faces that surround it. On a few of these cliff walls there are some Native pictographs that still remain after hundreds of years. On your last day you will stop by one set we have discovered (weather permitting).

At the end of Rock Lake there is a short portage to get around a weir. During a portage you empty the canoes, carry the gear to the other end of the trail, and then return to carry the canoes on your head. Don’t worry – it’s not as hard as it sounds, though you will be thankful that we use lightweight kevlar canoes!

Now you are on Galeairy Lake, where you will set up a campsite. Thisincludes hauling the canoes up onto land, putting up the tents, collecting firewood, and starting a campfire. Of course there is still enough time to go for a swim, or relax in the warm afternoon sun.

Dinner will consist of fresh food made at camp. We typically have chicken fajitas on our first night, with banana boats for dessert. Fine dining wilderness style!

Day 2 – Canoeing in Algonquin to a New Camp

Today is a travel day. You will pack up your campsite, load your canoes, and start paddling toward Pen Lake. Depending on the group make up and the time of year there are two route options that you will consider. One route has you backtracking slightly and doing lots of canoeing with two short portages. The other route option is less canoeing but one long portage and a very short one. Some people like the long portage because it gives you a chance to hike in the forest, but most people choose the canoeing route.

Day 3 – Moose Hunting by Canoe

Today is a relaxation day. You are not moving camp so you have more free time. Usually the group will have a lazy breakfast around the campfire and then head off in empty canoes searching for moose. At the beginning of summer moose mostly graze on aquatic plants, so you have an excellent chance of spotting them from your canoes as you paddle along the shoreline.

For a destination for lunch you may do a couple of portages and go to Welcome Lake and the big sandy beach there. Or you may canoe to the end of Pen Lake and do the short portage into Clydegale Lake. There are a couple of good moose viewing areas here.

You get back to camp mid-afternoon and have time to relax, swim, or practice your canoeing strokes.

Day 4 – Canoeing out of Algonquin Park

After an early morning breakfast we pack up camp and start canoeing for home. An early start gives us the chance to spot moose or deer as they come to the lake to drink at daybreak.

On the way back we will stop at a cliff face to look at a pictograph. These were painted by Natives many of hundred years ago, but many have faded due to exposure to the elements or rising water levels. We have managed to find one that is still easy to see.

We usually get back to the parking lot around 11am. After storing the canoes and gear away we leave for Toronto, getting to Finch Subway around 4pm.

Tour dates:
May 15 – May 18 July 31 – Aug. 3

May 22 – May 25 Aug. 7– Aug. 10

May 29 – June 1 Aug. 14 – Aug. 17

June 5 – June 8 Aug. 21 – Aug. 24

June 12 – June 15 Aug. 28 – Aug. 31

June 19 – June 22 Sept. 4 – Sept. 7

June 26 – June 29 Sept. 11 – Sept. 14

July 3 – July 6 Sept. 18 – Sept. 21

July 10 – July 13 Sept. 25 – Sept. 28

July 17 – July 20 Oct. 2 – Oct. 5

July 24 – July 27
$
175
/ Person
Destination:
Australia
Experience an epic adventure to Double Island Point, a stunning location that will take your breath away. This combo requires 2 separate tour days and is a fantastic way to spend your ... moreweekend or getaway!
Day 1 We get there along the beach by 4wd past the magical coloured sands and explore its beauty with a casual paddle around the spectacular headland. Large pods of dolphins, whales ... more(20,000 passed up & back this year in season), turtles, manta rays, migrating birds, soldier crabs in their thousands are all frequent here. A dolphin tour in the wild!

Departure: 
This tour departs beautiful Noosa, Queensland and is
located 1.5 hours north of Brisbane on the Sunshine Coast.

Please be at departure points 15 minutes before departure at 

NOOSA HEADS: Bus stop, Corner of Noosa Parade and Noosa Drive, Noosa Queensland 

(please contact 24-48 hours before departure for more detail)

NOOSAVILLE: Gympie Terrace at Giant Pelican statue on foreshore (cant miss it!), Noosaville, Queensland

(please contact 24-48 hours before departure for more detail)

Dolphin View Kayak tours run around low tide each day and departure times do change to enable us to drive up the beach. Please contact us for specific day departure times. Please allow 5-6 hours for tour.

Itinery (5-6 hours):

- Depart Noosa by 4wd Toyota Troopcarriers onto Noosa North Shore ferry and onto the beach.

- Travel along the beach taking in the views & passing the stunning famous coloured sand cliffs & arrive at Double Island Point. This is a spectacular headland buzzing with marine life.

- Equipment set up life jackets, paddles & Double kayaks with safety/instruction briefing on the beach.

- Casual guided paddle out around to the top of the headland taking in the spectacular views

- See local Bottlenose dolphin pods playing and feeding up close in the area.

- Whales on migration coming in for a rest or to check us out and put on a show

- Many different turtles resting and feeding in the shallows

- Get a unique view of the Double Island Point Light house from the water.

- Time for a swim in the crystal clear warm waters of Double Island Point

Return trip along the beach back to Noosa.

Relax at night and enjoy some rest as day 2 is packed full of fun!

Day 2

Get the feel of what surfing is all about learn to surf at Australia’s safest beginner surf location with rides that go 100’s of 
meters long. Double Island Point offers crystal clear, warm waters and uncrowded waves that seem to go forever. The place is still one of Australia’s best kept secrets but not for long and its only accessible by 4wd. Get the chance to surf with dolphins that live here and guarantee stand up on your first surf lesson!

Itinerary (5-6 hours):

- Depart Noosa by 4wd Toyota Troopcarriers onto Noosa North Shore ferry and onto the beach.

- Travel along the beach passing the stunning famous coloured sand cliffs & arrive at Double Island Point, home to Australia’s
longest beginner waves.

- Get set up with wetshirt/ wetsuit, sunscreen and warm up!
- Equipment set up and safety/instruction briefing on the beach.

- We teach a really easy technique on the beach on how to safely use and carry your surfboard when in the water, how to stand up and how to catch the wave.

- Hit the water for some fun with surf lesson instructor helping you onto the waves every step of the way.

- Learn to surf Instructor gives you good feed back on what your doing right and where you can improve.

- Dont worry if you have never surfed before or your balance isn't excellent. This is fun for everyone of all ages!

- If you have had surf lessons before we will work with you closely to get your progression fast on a fun easy wave!

- Surf lesson with close instruction by fully qualified friendly learn to surf instructors
- Return trip along the beach back to Noosa

Includes: 
4wd beach transport, National Park fees, light snacks & refreshments, equipment, instruction & fun!

Guarantee:
Stand up or your surf lesson free!
$
4,000
/ Person
Destination:
Bhutan, China, Nepal
We encourage you to join us in a memorable and wonderful travel that comes once in a lifetime. You can feel the natural beauty, cultural diversity and religious harmony in Nepal, Bhutan ... moreand Tibet which offers you an unforeseen experience.
Our 14 days adventure begins with visits to three UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu followed by exciting elephant back safari in Chitwan National Park and sightseeing in the ... moreamazing lake city, Pokhara where you can see the Annapurna Mountains. After that our tour will begin with the visits to popular Bhutanese landmarks such as Tiger’s Nest Monastery, King’s Memorial Chhorten, Punakha Dzong (fortress), beautiful Mt. Chomolhari,ancient forts and traditional villages and many other interesting places and next is a fly to Tibet and visit popular Tibetan landmarks such as PotalaPalace, Norbulingka palace, Tibet Museum, Barkhor Bazaar and others in Lhasa.

During the tour in Tibet we will also visit a number of impressive and beautiful Tibetan monasteries like Sera, Drepung and Jokhang Temple. Traveling a little beyond from Lhasa the next day we will explore the amazing Ganden Monastery and Drayerpa Cave. Bhutan Nepal and Tibet Tour will allow all the nature lover to experience exotic culture and spectacular nature.

This trip takes you to the region’s great capitals. First to Kathmandu, Nepal; Lhasa, Tibet and then Thimpu, Bhutan. The best season for this great trip starts from April to June and all the way to early September and late Oct. we promise to take care of your all needs. Just call us and give us an opportunity to serve you.

Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival and sightseeing in Paro (2,250m/7,382ft)
As our flight nears Bhutan, we can enjoy amazing views of the Himalayas including the sacred Jumolhari and Jichu Drake peaks. At the airport, we will be greeted by a representative from Himalayan Recreation who will take us to our hotel. Today, we will visit Rinpung Dzong which was built in 1646 and now houses the district Monastic Body and government administrative offices of Paro Dzongkhag. We will also visit Kichu Lhakhang, the oldest temple in the country and Drugyal Dzong, built in 1646 to commemorate Bhutan’s victory over Tibetan invaders during the 1600s. Overnight in Paro.

Day 02: Paro to Thimphu (2,320m/7,610ft): 54 km, hike to Taktsang Monastery
After breakfast, we spend 4-5 hiking to and from Taktsang (Tiger’s Nest) Monastery, which is Bhutan’s most famous monastery situated at 3,180 meters. Guru Rinpoche (spiritual master) is said to have flown on the back of a tigress to meditate in a cave where Taktsang Monastery now stands. Lunch will be served in the Cafeteria Restaurant, located about halfway up the mountain. After having explored the monastery, we hike down to the valley floor. This afternoon, we will drive to Thimphu, and spend the night.

Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Day 03: Thimphu to Punakha (1,250m/4,100ft): 76 km, 2 – 3 hours
After breakfast, we enjoy the scenic drive to Punakha with a stop for tea at Dochu La Pass (3,100m), where on a clear day we get spectacular views of the Himalayas. From the pass, we drive downhill through rhododendron, fir and hemlock forests. We then pass through rice fields along river banks and reach Punakha. After lunch, we visit Punakha Dzong. Built between 1637-1638, it is the second oldest and the second largest dzong in Bhutan. Overnight in Punakha.

Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Day 04: Punakha to Paro (2250m/7382ft): 140 km, 4 hours
After breakfast, we drive to Paro via Dochu La pass. There, we visit the new Druk Wangyal Monastery. With elaborate paintings depicting the lineage of the present monarchy and their visionary works, the Druk Wangyal Monastery is the only one of its kind in the country. After the tour of the monastery, we continue our drive with a stop in Thimphu for lunch. Overnight in Paro.

Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Day 05: Fly to Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft): 1 hour flight, sightseeing in Kathmandu
Fly to Kathmandu. While there, visit three UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Kathmandu Durbar Square holds the palaces of the ancient kings who ruled over the then Kathmandu Kingdom. Pashupatinath Temple is one of the most sacred pilgrimage sites for Hindus all over the world. The Buddhist shrine of Boudhanath is one of the largest stupas in the world, and one of the holiest Buddhist pilgrimage and tourist destinations in Kathmandu. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Day 06: Drive from Kathmandu to Chitwan: 150km, 5 – 6 hours
After breakfast we begin our drive to Chitwan, a city located at the foot of the Churia range and famous for housing Chitwan National Park (CNP), the first national park in Nepal, which is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Upon reaching Chitwan, we either take a jungle safari or nature walks depending on the time of arrival. During the safari, we go deep into the jungle and spot deer, the endangered one-horn rhinoceros, along with other wild animals. If lucky, we may even spot the elusive Royal Bengal Tiger. During nature walks we enjoy the company of a wide variety of flora and fauna and spend some time bird watching. In the evening, there will be a presentation on the wide range of flora and fauna of CNP. Overnight in Chitwan.

Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Day 07: Chitwan National Park
Early in the morning, we will be mounted on elephant backs for a jungle safari through dense grasslands to witness wildlife in their natural habitat. After breakfast, we visit the elephant stables and even enjoy bathing the elephants. During the afternoon we can either drive through the jungles followed by a canoe ride down the Rapti River. While canoeing, we may get a close look at the Gharial and Mugger crocodiles along with fresh water dolphins, otters and varieties of water birds. Or, we may even go for birding or nature walks and come closer to a variety of wild flora and fauna found in the park. Overnight in Chitwan.

Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Day 08: Drive to Pokhara (910m/2986ft): 200km, 5 – 6 hours
Leave the southern Nepalese landscape for Pokhara, the beautiful lake city. As we enter Pokhara, we are rewarded with magnificent views of the Himalayas including Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, Machhapuchhre, the five peaks of Annapurna and others. Today, we visit Davis Falls and Shiva Cave. Davis Falls is a unique waterfall that flows directly into a narrow and deep canal which has no end. The Shiva Cave is located near to Davis Fall and houses a shrine dedicated to Lord Shiva, a primary Hindu God. Overnight in Pokhara.

Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Day 09: Catch the morning sunrise from Sarangkot Hill then fly to Kathmandu
Early in the morning we leave for Sarangkot, a hill that overlooks the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges in the north and Pokhara city in the south. From here, we catch amazing views of the sun as it rises in the mighty Himalayas. We then head back to Pokhara where we can do some boating in Phewa Lake, the largest lake in Pokhara. We will also visit Bindyabasini Temple located at the center of the Lake before flying to Kathmandu for overnight stay. In Kathmandu, we take dinner together with Himalayan Glacier’s representatives.

Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Day 10: Arrival in Lhasa (3,650m/11,972ft)
On our flight to Lhasa, we get to enjoy a beautiful hour-long trans-Himalayan flight that takes us over Everest (8,848m), Kanchenjunga (8,536m) and other Himalayan peaks and glaciers. Upon our arrival at Gonggar Airport in Lhasa, a representative from Himalayan Glacier will pick us up from the airport for about an hour’s drive to our designated hotel in Lhasa. We are advised to take plenty of rest for the remainder of the day in order to minimize altitude sickness. Overnight in Lhasa.

Included meals:Breakfast

Day 11: Sightseeing in Lhasa: Potala Palace, Norbulingka Palace and Tibet Museum: 5 – 6 hours
We begin sightseeing in Lhasa after breakfast. Today is the day we visit the beautiful Potala and Norbulingka Palaces. Built in the 17thcentury, Potala Palace provides amazing views of the entire city and houses the private quarters of the Dalai Lama, numerous grand state rooms and chapels. Norbulingka Palace is the summer palace of the Dalai Lama and houses what is considered to be the largest man-made garden in Tibet. Next, we visit the Tibet Museum, the official museum of Tibet, which has a permanent collection of around 1000 artifacts related to the cultural history of Tibet.Overnight in Lhasa.

Included meals:Breakfast

Day 12: Sightseeing in Lhasa: Sera Monastery, Drepung Monastery, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Bazaar: 5 – 6 hours
After breakfast, we visit Drepung Monastery, Sera Monastery, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Bazaar. Drepung Monastery, which was built in the 14century, is believed to have sheltered around 10,000 monks in the past but as of now there has been quite a declination resulting in only a few hundred. The history, culture, and religious beliefs of the Tibetan people are strongly concentrated and centered in this marvelous monastery. Sera Monastery is a preserved monastery of white-washed walls and golden roofs. Jokhang Temple is another important sacred site which unravels more deep-seated mysteries of Tibetan Buddhism. We further stroll through Barkhor Bazaar (market). With its open air stalls, shops and crowd of pilgrims, it is the nerve centre of Lhasa. Overnight in Lhasa.

Included meals:Breakfast

Day 13: A day excursion to Ganden Monastery and Drayerpa Cave: 5 – 6 hours
In the morning, we drive to Ganden Monastery, located at the top of Wangbur Mountain (3,800m) in the Lhatse County, 57km east of Lhasa. It is the oldest and one of the ‘great three’ of the six Gelug Sect monasteries in Tibet. Ganden Monastery has extremely delicate and fine murals and sculptures. It also keeps a suit of armor decorated with gems, which was worn by Emperor Qianlong and was bestowed to the monastery as an offering to Tsong Khapa, founder of the Gelug Sect. During the afternoon, we drive to Drayerpa Cave located in a beautiful valley with a stunning landscape. There are more than 30 caves for Lamas who wish to meditate in a silent environment. In the evening, we drive back to Lhasa and spend the night.

Included meals:Breakfast

Day 14: Final departure
Our adventure in the Himalayas comes to an end today! A representative from Himalayan Recreation will take us to the airport approximately 3 hours before our scheduled flight. On our way home, we have plenty of time to plan our next adventure with Himalayan Recreation.

Included meals:Breakfast

What Is Included

All airport pick-ups and drops

All ground transportation by comfortable private vehicles in Bhutan, Nepal, and Tibet

All meals in Bhutan and Nepal

Breakfast in Tibet

Twin-shared hotel accommodation in Bhutan, Nepal, and Tibet

Sightseeing in Bhutan, Nepal, and Tibet by an experienced English speaking local tour guide

Bhutanese visa fee and Tibet entry permit

Sightseeing entrance fees for museums and monuments as per the itinerary

Company services and all required government taxes

What Is Not Included

All international flights

Nepalese visa fee (easily available after arriving at the Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu)

Chinese visa (US $175 for Americans and US $85 for other nationals)

All personal expenses (personal gear, telephone calls, beverages, internet, laundry etc.)

Lunch and dinner in Tibet

Tips for guide and driver

What to Bring

The following basic equipment check lists should help you with your packing. Please remember that you should always try to keep the weight of your equipment to a minimum.

Luggage Weight Restrictions

Druk Air has a 20 kg weight limit for checked luggage and another 5 kg weight limit for carry-on luggage on their flights.

Official Papers
Passport with minimum validity of 6 months
Copy of the first page of your passport
Airline tickets
Visa approval for Bhutan (to be brought with you)

Packing List for Cultural Tours
A pair of lightweight long pants
A pair of dress pants / dresses for evening outings
A pair of Capri pants
Short-sleeved shirts/blouses
Long-sleeved shirt for sun protection (while visiting dzongs (fortresses), temples and monasteries)
Undergarments (optimum number)
Socks
Pajamas
A warm jacket (if the tour is in the months of Sept., Oct., Nov., Dec., Jan. and Feb.)
Sweater or light weight jacket
Windbreaker
A pair of comfortable walking shoes
A pair of sandals
A pair of dress shoes
Personal toiletries
Insect repellent
Sunscreen rated 20 SPF or higher
Lip balm
Sunglasses
Prescription glasses
Visor/sun hat
Flashlight
Daypack/Fanny pack for day trips
Beach Towel
First-Aid kit with pain medications, antiseptic/anesthetic for sunburn, and prescription medications.

Optional field Gears
Camera, memory cards and spare batteries
Electronics/battery charger
Spare contact lenses or glasses
Reading and writing materials
Passport pouch or money pouch
Motion sickness medication
$
1,655
/ Person
Destination:
Uganda
On our 3 days Gorilla trekking Uganda journey / gorilla tourism to Bwindi forest, you will spot even more varieties of beautiful sceneries, stopover at the Uganda equator for informative ... moretalks, photos and snacks, the winding view of the Kigezi region known as “Switzerland of Africa” can be viewed and then the great mountain gorilla tracking is stunning!
Day1: Kampala-Bwindi Gorilla Park After your breakfast, from your lodge our guide will meet you and exchange greetings. Thereafter transfer to western Uganda via Masaka-Mbarara highway ... morewith an amazing stopover at the equator for snacks, photo shot and informative talks. Then have lunch break and later proceed to the home of half of mountain gorillas in the world.
Dinner and overnight at Gorilla forest camp/Engagi lodge/Kitandara camp or Buhoma camp/Bwindi view inn. Meal plan: Half-Board

Day2: Bwindi Gorilla Trekking

Have breakfast; go for briefing about do and don’ts about the mountain gorillas from the park officials, after set off for the tracking experience inside the heritage jungle. Carry with you enough packed lunch and drinking water, rain jacket, walkable boots, hut, insect repellent, Camera and any other gadget required for the activity. The rangers will provide you with a walking stick. Gorilla trekking Bwindi is one of the unique activities you will enjoy while photographing and observing the mountain gorillas. Spend an evening on village walk to experience typical amazing life for Ugandans around the park.
Return to lodge for dinner and overnight. Meal plan: Full-Board

Day3: Bwindi-Kampala-Entebbe

Have breakfast, thereafter embark our safari vehicle and drive back to Kampala-Entebbe. Lunch en-route with second stop at the equator to shop souvenir’s to take home.
End of services as you board your return flight back home. Meal plan: Half-Board.

Inclusions:
⇒Airport transfers Pick up and drop off at your hotel in Kampala/Entebbe.
⇒Gorilla Tracking Permit
⇒Cultural entertainment
⇒2 nights accommodation
⇒Park Ranger Fees
⇒Private 4×4 Safari Vehicle
⇒English speaking driver guide
⇒En-route lunch
⇒Pure bottled drinking water or Soda.
⇒Driver allowances.
⇒Park Entry fee
⇒Meals per itinerary
⇒All activities

Not included:
The expenses of personal nature like:
⇒Airfare
⇒Ugandan Visa
⇒Luxury drinks
⇒Laundry
⇒Gratude to the local porter
⇒Porter fee while tracking
⇒Personal insurance
⇒Personal shopping bills and cigarettes and any other item not mentioned above.
$
576
53
/ Person
Destination:
Lofoten, Norway
Feel the power of peace and tranquility under the Northern Lights in Lofoten™.
We offer a 3 night package designed for giving you the best possible chance to see the Northern Lights in Lofoten™. We use local guides with experience and know-how.... more

Your accommodation will be in our cozy and traditional waterfront fisherman cabins (rorbu).

In Lofoten we live beneath the Auroral Oval. This is a belt of light that encircles the geomagnetic poles, and here your have the best chance of seeing the Northern Lights. Our guide will take you out to the best spots to experience this amazing nature phenomenon.

You´ll get the information you need meeting with your guide on arrival night.

INCLUDES

3 x nights in a double room in your private rorbu cabin

3 x breakfast

2 x Northern Lights Hunt™.
Destination:
Ethiopia
This 12-day program visits the main historical sites and the stunning Simien Mountains.
Day 1: Early in the morning, depart north to Bahir Dar via Debre Markos. On the way visit the Portuguese bridge, said to have been the first bridge in Ethiopia. Afterwards, you will ... morepass through the spectacular Blue Nile Gorge. The gorge extends nearly 400km and reaches depths up to 1500m. Overnight in Bahir Dar (hotel).

Day 2: In the morning, take a boat trip on Lake Tana to visit a selection of the monasteries hidden on the islands and shores of this sacred lake. Visit the Zege Penninsula and the monasteries of Azuwa Maryam and Ura Kidane Mehret and the island monastery of Debre Maryam near the outlet of the Blue Nile River. In the afternoon, drive out to the Blue Nile Falls for a short hike in the area. Finish the day with the sunset over the lake. Overnight in Bahir Dar (hotel).

Day 3: After breakfast, continue north to Gondar. The four-hour drive will take you through rural villages, offering wonderful insight into the Amhara culture. After briefly settling in your hotel, explore the sites of Gondar, including a visit to the Royal Enclosure, with six castles and several other buildings. Additionally, visit Fasilidas’s Pool, still used for Timket celebrations today, Ras Gimb Palace Museum and the Debre Birhan Selassie church, with the most famous ceiling in Ethiopia. Overnight in Gondar (hotel).

Day 4: Today is an early morning departure to Sankober in the Simien Mountains. From here you will go for an easy hike to the Geech Abyss, where you will see a large waterfall where the Jinbar River plunges into the abyss. This area is also a great place for viewing the endemic gelada baboon, also known as the ‘bleeding heart baboon’ due to the red patch of skin on its chest. Overnight in the Simien Mountains (lodge) or in Debark (hotel).

Day 5: After breakfast, depart north for Axum, enjoying spectacular views of the Simien Mountains. After stopping for lunch in Adi Arkay, proceed driving through the dramatic Tekeze Valley, offering some of the best landscapes in the country. Proceed to Axum, home of the ancient Axumite Empire, the Queen of Sheba, and the Ark of the Covenant. Overnight in Axum (hotel).

Day 6: Today will be a full day visiting the sites of Axum, including the famous obelisks (one that was recently erected after being returned from Italy) and the archeological museum, the Queen of Sheba’s Bath (which supplies water to Axum year-round), Ezana’s enscription, King Kaleb’s tomb, King Bazen’s tomb, and the Queen of Sheba’s Palace. You can also visit the St. Mary of Zion church, where the Ark of the Covenant is kept. Men only are allowed to enter the old church. Unfortunately, no one (except one specially chosen guardian monk) is allowed to enter the chapel where the Ark is kept. Overnight in Axum (hotel).

Day 7: After breakfast, drive to visit the ruins of Yeha, dating from the 8th to 5th centuries BC, and thought to be the capital of Ethiopian civilization before Axum. Afterwards, visit the Debre Damo monastery, where the men (sorry! No women allowed.) must climb up a 15-m rope to enter. Proceed through the state of Tigray, stopping en-route for a visit to the rock-hewn church of Medhane Alem Adi Kesho. Overnight in Hawsein (hotel or lodge).

Day 8: In the morning, visit either Abuna Yemata Guh or Maryam Korkor. Both churches involve an approximate one-hour hike but offer commanding views of the surrounding area. After lunch, continue your visit with the more easily-accessible churches of Abreha we Atsbeha and Chirkos. Afterwards, proceed driving to Mekele for overnight (hotel).

Day 9: Early in the morning, embark on a full day of driving to Lalibela. Here you will pass through several small villages, with typical sandstone homes of the Tigray people. Proceed through this rural area for the stunning approach to the home of Ethiopia’s most prized destination – Lalibela. Overnight in Lalibela (hotel).

Day 10: In the morning, start your tour of the rock-hewn churches of Lalibela, visiting the Northwestern Cluster of churches – Bet Medhane Alem, Bet Maryam, Bet Meskel, Bet Danaghel, Bet Mikael & Bet Golgotha (entry not permitted for women). After lunch, continue with the Southeastern Cluster of churches – Bet Gabriel-Rufael, Bet Merkorios, Bet Amanual, and Bet Abba Libanos. Finally, you will visit the most famous of all the churches – Bet Giyorgis, constructed in honor of the patron saint of Ethiopia – Saint George. Overnight in Lalibela (hotel).

Day 11: After breakfast, visit the nearby monastery of Na’akuto La’ab, set on the side of a cliff. After the visit, proceed driving to Kombolcha via Woldia. On the way you will stop for a rest in Hayk where you can enjoy the views of this stunning lake, visit the local monastery (open for men only) and enjoy the birdlife. Overnight in Kombolcha (hotel).

Day 12: Return driving to Addis via Debre Birhan. On the way you pass the Mezezo Escarpment, with a good chance to see the endemic gelada baboons. If today is a Sunday, you can stop in the town of Senbete to visit the lively market including the interesting camel market.
$
139
/ Group
Destination:
Argentina
Experience San Telmo's unique atmosphere. Wine Tasting at a cozy old wine cellar in San Telmo. The sommelier will explain the wines from the three main wine producing regions and the ... morewaitress will serve different snacks for each wine.
Depending on the day, we will go to an old tango bar or we will take a tango lesson, afterwards the tango orchestra(s) plays live. On Wednesdays one orchestra plays, on Saturdays more than one orchestra plays. We will have dinner on place.
Tango Passion: Whether if you want to learn to dance tango or just sit and enjoy a tango show. Also there are places where the traditional tango orchestra plays live and people dance. ... moreI can give you tips on popular places.
$
230
/ Person
Destination:
United States of America
Hike through an ecological timeline and lush rain forest to the might Mendenhall Glacier! On this active adventure, you will be introduced to glacier trekking and the natural history ... moreof the area.
Glacier Trek & Ice Climb! Hike on scenic West Glacier trail, mountaineer on the Juneau Icefield, then ice Climb on the glacier. Must be able to hike 7 hours on uneven terrain with ... moreareas of rock scramble.

Your professional guide will instruct you step-by-step on how to trek in crampons and use an ice ax on glacial terrain.

The trip begins with a drive from your pick up point to the West Glacier Trailhead in the Mendenhall Valley. At the trailhead, you’ll be outfitted with a backpack that includes all of your necessary glacier gear before embarking on a 4.5 mile trail hike to the glacier through a temperate rain forest.

The first mile of the trail is well maintained and relatively flat with the exception of a shore uphill switchback section. The next 3.5 miles are unmaintained and strenuous, comprising mud, slippery granite, loose gravel, areas of rock scramble, and multiple short/steep uphill/downhill sections.

If you choose to experience the ice climb, your guide will help you suit up in your glacier gear and locate the safest point to access the glacier. Following a safety briefing, your group will spend about an hour on the ice (dependent on the group’s hiking pace and the weather). You will explore accessible features such as crevasses, ice caves, moulins, melt water streams, pools, etc.

After glacier play time, you will repack your gear and head back to the trailhead. Make sure you save energy for the return hike!

Hike duration will vary according to the speed of the group, so please do not plan any other activities immediately before or after this trip.

Privately Guided Hikes Available

Requirements
Must be capable of hiking for 6 to 6.5 hours, covering about 9 miles while carrying backpack weighing about 10 lbs (backpack provided).
Must wear sturdy hiking boots that provide good ankle support while hiking on uneven, rocky terrain.
Minimum age of 10 years. If you have children under 10, a private hike would be preferable.
All participants will be required to sign a waiver form before beginning the hike.
Other Information

Trip Activities: Hiking, Glacier trekking, Optional Ice Climbing

Glacier Trek/Ice Climb Time: Sample Itinerary (about 7.5 hours total time):

30 minutes transportation from cruise ship harbor to trailhead
30 minutes Gear up and orientation
2 hour hike to glacier
30 minute introduction to glacier trekking
1 hour glacier trekking and ice climbing
2 hour hike back to trailhead
30 minute transportation back to cruise ship harbor
Tour Operator Provides: Certified guide, mountaineering gear, backpack, rain jacket and pants, hearty snack/bottled water, roundtrip transportation.

You Bring: Sturdy hiking shoes or boots, comfortable hiking pants (rain pants suggested), warm hat, fleece gloves, sunglasses, and sunscreen.

Special Notes
The amount of time on the ice cannot be guaranteed. The time available is dependent on the group's pace, skill and weather conditions.
The glacier is always changing, so the features available to explore will vary over time. Specific features cannot be guaranteed. Your guide will assess the hazards on the day of the trip to determine if a particular area is safe to trek upon or enter.
This trip operates in all safe weather conditions as determined by your guide. Please dress appropriately.
If you are interested in climbing with a top rope or wish a slower pace or more customizable hike, please request a privately guided hike.
Destination:
Tanzania
3 Days combined Ngorongoro Crater and Lake Manyara tour will give you a perfect moment join a team with other visitors whom have visited the world’s most visited destination which ... moreis rich with high wildlife concentration and sticking scenery. This amazing tour has been designed in such a way you have time during game drive pass through acacia trees in Manyara plains where you will be able to view tree climbing lions in Lake Manyara, bird life and hippos.
Your visit to Ngorongoro Crater is to fulfill your Africa dream whereby you will probably be able to view the termed BIG FIVE animals. 3 Days safari to ngorongoro and Manyara is recommended ... morebecause the destinations’ beauty fauna and flora, for instance Ngorongoro Crater is often called ‘Africa’s Eden’ and the ‘8th Natural Wonder of the World,’ a visit to the crater is a main draw card for tourists coming to Tanzania and a definite world-class attraction. The crater houses about 30,000 animals, and a large variety of birds, which rarely move from the area due to the availability of water through wet and dry seasons. Come, learn and enjoy your lifetime Africa Safari. Your three days Africa safari will be valuable if you have short of days in your holidays!

Itinerary
Day 1: Ngorongoro Crater.
Leave Arusha in the morning and proceed to Ngorongoro arriving in time for lunch. Afternoon enjoy game drive here you can see a spectacular concentration of wildlife, including the big five. The tour shall be followed by dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge.

Day 2: Lake Manyara National Park tour.
After breakfast leave with picnic lunch for Lake Manyara tour. Enjoy afternoon game drive before returning for dinner and overnight at Lake Manyara Serena.

Day 3: Manyara serena -Arusha.
Early in the morning take your fabulous breakfast then drive back to Arusha arriving for lunch. In the evening transfer to the Airport.

Included

Transport in a standard 4×4 Safari Jeep with an open Roof

Full board accommodation in lodge/Hotel

Park Entrance fees

Activities as it specified on the itinerary

Fee for a professional driver guide

Not included

Travelers Medical Insurance

Gratuity for the driver guide

Drinks and Laundry services
$
2,266
44
/ Person
Destination:
Ireland
Connemara’s hundreds of lakes, rivers and mountain lands combine to provide the choicest food - fresh lobsters, lamb, mussels, clams, scallops, venison, salmon and trout, quail and ... moreguinea fowl. Savour the best natural flavours along the Connemara coast, experience it's rich history, picturesque scenery and outstanding gastronomy while staying in some of Ireland's best hotels.
The magic of Ireland is found not only in the breathtaking scenery, but also in the unique warmth of the Irish people. On this tour you will have the chance to experience both. At ... morethe end of each day, you will dine in award winning restaurants, hand picked for their passionate chefs who create innovative menus with the finest locally sourced produce. We provide you with accommodation in sumptuous castles and manor house hotels, as well as bikes and any equipment that is needed. Your luggage is transferred each day in order to lighten the load. A full itinerary, maps, and suggested options are also part of this attractive package.

Itinerary
DAY 1 - ARRIVAL
You will be picked up from Galway, Westport or Knock Airport and brought to your accommodation at Lough Inagh, a wonderful secluded valley in the Connemara Mountains. Your meal tonight will be in Lough Inagh Lodge, a rebuilt fishing lodge. On the shores of a freshwater lough, seafood and game is a speciality in the restaurant with delicious home-baked bread at all meals. We will be in touch with you on the day of arrival to answer any questions you may have about your tour. Your bicycles, equipment, route notes and maps will be waiting for you at your accommodation on arrival.

DAY 2 - FROM LOUGH INAGH TO RENVYLE - 30 KMS
Today you can take a cycle through stunning scenery around the coast, passing the pristine white sands of Glassilaun & Lettergesh beaches. Your journey will take you to the Renvyle Peninsula, which is steeped in history and has many interesting archaeological sites. It is also renowned for its beaches and spectacular views of the Twelve Bens mountain range. You will be spending two nights in Renvyle and will dine each night in the multi-award winning restaurant in the historic Renvyle House Hotel.

DAY 3 - AROUND RENVYLE PENINSULA - FROM 10 TO 35 KMS DEPENDING ON OPTION
After a hearty breakfast you will begin your cycle, passing through Tullycross with its many thatched cottages and meander along the coast passing through Letterfrack. Letterfrack is home to Connemara National Park, which has lots of information on the flora and fauna of Connemara with exhibitions, audiovisual shows and tearooms. You will visit the world famous Kylemore Abbey, a gothic fairytale lakeside castle lodged in a wooded hillside. It is the site of one of Ireland's finest gardens - the six-acre Victorian walled garden at Kylemore, created by Mitchell Henry in tandem with the building of Kylemore Castle in 1867. It won the prestigious Europa Nostra Award for Gardens in 2000.You will return to Renvyle along leafy back roads to enjoy another evening of fine dining in the Renvyle House Hotel.

DAY 4 - FROM RENVYLE TOCLIFDEN - 45 KMS
Today you cycle to Clifden, often called the 'Capital of Connemara'. There are various route options available, the shortest being 25km, with the longest (passing through Cleggan and Aughrisbeg) over 50km. Do not miss the cycle around the Sky Road, offering you wonderful views over the Atlantic and the islands lying just offshore. We recommend that you stop for an independent lunch in the Bridgestone awarded Steam café, with delicious organic homegrown salads and homemade soups and desserts served with a fine selection of coffees and teas. You will have a chance to explore the town & settle into your accommodation before enjoying your dinner at Mitchell’s restaurant in Clifden this evening.

DAY 5 - FROM CLIFDEN TO BALLYNAHINCH- 33 KMS
Well-rested & well-fed, you will begin your day cycling along the lake-strewn bog road to Ballyconneely. Here you can visit the acclaimed Connemara Smokehouse, where the owner, Graham Roberts, specializes in wild and organic salmon, smoked and marinated. Traditional production methods and very high quality seafood are the priority. Roberts is one of Rick Stein’s food heroes and his smoked tuna appears in Stein’s restaurant. Afterwards you will continue on your journey to Roundstone, a scenic fishing village in South Connemara, famous through the work of many well known painters. They have been attracted here by its picturesque harbour and wonderful outlook across a deep inlet of the Atlantic to the ever-changing peaks of the Twelve Bens. This evening you will be staying in Ballynahinch Castle, dining at the renowned Owenmore restaurant in Ballynahinch Castle Hotel

DAY 6 - FROM BALLYNAHINCH TO CONG - 52 KMS
Your target today is the village of Cong. You cycle over the Maam Valley pass and along the shores of Lough Corrib, where the ruins of a castle are still visible on one of the islands in the lake, famed for its fishing. Cycle through the villages of Cornamona and Clonbur before arriving in Cong, where the film "The Quiet Man" was shot in 1952. Cong has a number of historical sites including an inscribed stone cross (14th century) and the ruins of Ashford Abbey, founded in 1128. Tonight you stay and dine in Ashford Castle, one of Ireland's finest hotels, and former residence of the Guinness family.

DAY 7 - DEPARTURE

TOUR DETAILS

DURATION:
7 days (6 nights)

TOUR DATES 2016:
Any day between April and October

LEVEL:
Gentle, some occasional hill, average of 45km daily with shorter and longer options available on most days.

BICYCLE:
Hybrid upgrade bike included (front suspension)

EQUIPMENT:
Helmets, front handlebar bag, side panniers (if required), water bottles, bicycle repair-kits and locks.

ACCOMMODATION:
4* hotels and manors/castles

MEALS:
6 gourmet dinners, all Irish breakfasts

TRANSFERS:
Collection from Galway, Westport or Knock Airport on day of arrival, taxi from your last night's accommodation back to Galway, Westport or Knock Airport.
All luggage transfers from accommodation to accommodation.

MISCELLANEOUS:
Route notes and OSI maps (1:50,000), ticket for Kylemore Abbey.

ARRIVAL POINT:
We organise a taxi to pick you up at Galway, Westport or at Knock Airport to bring you to your first accommodation. A Connemara Adventure Tours representative will meet you on either the afternoon of your arrival or the following morning.

DEPARTURE POINT:
You depart from your last night's accommodation where your taxi will come to pick you up and drive you back to Galway, Westport or Knock Airport.
$
224
45
/ Person
$
126
97
/ Child
Destination:
Sweden
Kayaking in the beautiful archipelago of Stockholm. See Stockholm and the surroundings from a different point of view. In a kayak you get as close to the sea as possible while you ... moreenter the Baltic Sea with thousands of islands and scerries. There are closer to 30 000 of them.
The environment you are entering here is unique, and you can experience it with old or new friends.
What can you expect to see? There will be islands. 30.000 islands. Some have houses, some is covered by forest and and some are washed clean by the ocean, just a couple of meters above ... moresea level.
You enter the wild, close to the city.
The great airforce predator of white-tail eagle is common. You can see geese, arctic tern, great cormorant, wild swans, eider and loons. Among others. Be prepared for curious seals to drop by.

Itinerary
We meet and take a quick briefing.
Drive to the coast, this one is quick.
You get the equipment.
A quick introduction lesson where you learn techinque and get started.
Lunch at an island
Start paddleing to the starting point.
Wrap up and cleaning of equipment.
You will be dropped off at the meeting point.

Included in the tour
Pickup and drop off from central Stockholm
A kayak adventure with guide.
The worlds best outdoor lunch :)
Swedish fika aka coffee with pastries.
Kayak & equipment
Small group size. Typical 3-4 persons.
You get a bag to keep your things dry.
An introduction to the world of kayaking.

Season
May- August
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