Classic Journeys, the award-winning travel company with more than 90 itineraries in 42 countries around the globe, is now offering six new small-group adventures that cover incredibly interesting ground.
Chile: Easter Island, Atacama & Vineyards, Culture + Walking
For those looking for an exotic getaway, stunning landscapes and prehistoric culture (or a combination of all three), Chile is at the top of the list. On this eight-day journey, guests visit the high Atacama Desert and Easter Island, where gigantic stone Moai look out over the Pacific. Fly back to the future with time to explore the urban Santiago, relax in the finest luxury hotels, and sample wines under the long shadows of the Andean Mountains. Tour dates include: June 30-July 7, 2019; September 22-29, 2019.
Colombia: Cartagena, Coffee & the Coast, Culture + Walking
Currently celebrating a new era of peace, Colombia is home to fascinating cities (from innovative Medellín to languorous Cartagena) and biodiverse rainforests, making it one of the most exciting destinations on earth. This weeklong adventure also includes a peek into virtually untouched nature at Tayrona National Park. With all these unique experiences to offer and more, Colombia is trending to the top of must-see lists. Tour dates include: June 30-July 6, 2019; August 4-10, 2019; September 22-28, 2019.
London & Paris: Capital Cities & Countryside, Family
Two of the world's most famous and beautiful capitals, London and Paris, are explored and adored by millions of visitors annually. Split evenly between the two great cities, this new perfectly paced journey is handcrafted for all generations. Travelers will see the iconic sights of both cities with a unique twist, including: a private-access visit to Stonehenge; a Harry Potter-themed afternoon tea in London; a family cruise on the River Seine; and a bike ride around the Palace of Versailles. Tour dates include: July 14-20, 2019; August 4-10, 2019.
South Africa: Cape Town, Vineyards & Safari, Culture + Walking & Family
South Africa is a top destination on countless bucket lists, and rightfully so. With this nine-day journey, travelers can discover the variety of the nation's natural wonders, from a breathtaking safari to a magnificent vineyard visit with wine tasting, all while enjoying local cuisine. The trip also explores the country's history in Cape Town with memorable visits to the Cape of Good Hope and Robben Island, where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned. Accompanied by a local guide, guests will make sense of the country's complex culture while taking in its breathtaking landscapes. Tour dates include: July 30-August 7, 2019; October 7-15, 2019; December 28, 2019-January 5, 2020
Nepal: Himalayan Villages & Chitwan Safari, Culture + Walking
Known for its iconic Himalayas, Nepal has so much more to offer travelers than its famously snow-capped peaks. This one-week adventure brings the unique culture and nature of Nepal to life. In Kathmandu and Bhaktapur, travelers can explore the bustle of the nation's regal and religious capitals. Guests will also visit smaller villages and splendid temples where they can walk amid terraced rice paddies and chat with local farmers. All this followed by an unforgettable safari adventure in the riverside jungle of Chitwan National Park, home to Nepal's one-horned rhinoceros. Nepal's rich history and distinctive cultural traditions provide a once-in-a-lifetime glimpse into this spirited Asian nation. Tour dates include: November 11-18, 2019; December 19-26, 2019.
Chile: Total Solar Eclipse of the Sun 2020, Special Edition
On December 14, 2020, the day will turn to instant night with a mesmerizing solar eclipse, and Chile is one of the few places on earth where the total eclipse will be visible from land. During this once-in-a-lifetime experience, travelers can view the eclipse while also exploring the fascinating array of Chilean cultures - meeting everyone from the urbanites of Santiago to the vintners of the fertile Maipo Valley and the hardy islanders of Chiloé. Tour dates: December 12-19, 2020.
For more information on these itineraries, please visit: https://www.classicjourneys.com/luxury-travel-tours/