Abercrombie & Kent Adds 4 NEW Marco Polo Journeys

Abercrombie & Kent Adds 4 NEW Marco Polo Journeys
Organized around Festivals & Events, River & Rail, Incredible Cultures or Wilderness Adventures, they feature local encounters not found in any guidebook and are orchestrated by A&K's most revered Resident Tour Directors ®, who connect a small group of no more than 18 guests to the people they encounter in a way they'll never forget.


NEW: Scotland & Ireland by Luxury Train – Travel in comfort and style for four nights on the brand new Belmond Grand Hibernian luxury train. Stay on the iconic Old Course at St. Andrews. Tour a famed Scottish whisky distillery and sample the spirits. Visit Loch Leven Castle and Falkland Palace, following in the footsteps of Mary, Queen of Scots. Privately tour the ruins of Blarney Castle. Choose from a visit to the Cliffs of Moher or golfing at world-class courses. 11 days from $11,995

NEW: Petra to the Pyramids & a Nile Yacht Cruise – Visit off-the-beaten path locales aboard the exclusive Sanctuary 'Zein Nile Chateau' luxury dahabeah with a private Egyptologist. Guaranteed entry into one of Egypt's legendary pyramids. Discover the ancient capital of Memphis. Explore the rose city of Petra and take a four-wheel-drive excursion through Wadi Rum. Stay at the historic Old Cataract Hotel, now beautifully restored. Travel with A&K's private Egyptologist. Limited to just 12 guests. 14 days from $9,895


NEW: Easter Island & the Tapati Festival – Witness contests of strength and skill that celebrate the Rapa Nui culture in one of the world's most isolated destinations. Discover the island's mysterious moai statues. Hike to the crater of the Rano Raraku volcano. Dine in a local Rapa Nui home. 8 days from $7,795


NEW: Sri Lanka: The Complete Island – Explore UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including Dambulla Cave Temple, Sigiriya Rock Fortress and Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka's first royal capital. Embark on game drives in Yala National Park, home to one of the world's largest leopard concentrations. Savor Ceylon tea with a prominent local family in Kandy and take a scenic train ride to Sri Lanka's Tea Country. Venture to less-visited Trincomalee to experience Tamil culture and see stunning natural harbors. Stay in some of the island's best boutique hotels, including two nights at award-winning Amangalla. Tour the garden estate of the late Geoffrey Bawa, the "father of Asian architecture.” 15 days from $8,395


India: Lions, Tigers & the Taj Mahal – Set out on game drives in search of rare Asiatic lions and elusive Bengal tigers. Visit several UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including Jantar Mantar and Fatehpur Sikri, in addition to the Taj Mahal, at both sunrise and sunset.15 days from $10,895

Uganda: Gorillas & Beyond – Track endangered mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. Cruise up the Nile to Murchison Falls. Trek through Kibale National Park in search of chimpanzees and set out on game drives in Queen Elizabeth National Park. 11 days from $9,995

Every A&K Marco Polo Journey includes the best hotel at every stop – whether a modern, five-star haven, a royal residence turned hotel or a boutique, eco-friendly wilderness camp. Group size is limited to just 18 guests, making it possible to feature intimate, upscale lodgings and sites not available to larger groups. Every detail is taken care of, from private airport transfers to gratuities, private airport transfers on arrival and departure, gratuities and complimentary Internet access. A&K guests also appreciate Travelling Bell Boy® service to transfer luggage from hotel to hotel, Traveller's Valet®, complimentary mid-journey laundry service, Chef's Table, a chance to experience a special menu or culinary demonstration by a local chef and the opportunity to Ride Like a Local, experiencing local life with an excursion by local transport. And every departure is guaranteed to operate with a minimum of two guests, escorted by an expert Resident Tour Director from start to finish.

For information about Abercrombie & Kent's 2016 Marco Polo Journeys, contact A&K at 800.554.7094, www.abercrombiekent.com or contact your travel professional.