We’ve picked six “Worldwide” Bucket List Tours you simply can’t go wrong in booking! Topping the list is the “Treasures of the Pharaohs,” the perfect tour and fit for the discriminate Worldwide Traveler and Historian. It’s a legendary “Tour of Discovery” from start to finish. The “African Safari Adventure” is yet another tour for what we will call the Worldwide Traveler and “Adventurist! Truly built around those who love an adventure, daring and unafraid, this once in a lifetime tour has extremely limited space for those who demand adventure. Ireland, Scandinavia, Iceland and Costa Rica offer their own unique blend of history, adventure and discovery! All destinations are perfect for the savvy traveler and we guarantee you’ll have the experience of a lifetime with unforgettable memories!
The remarkable cities of Stockholm, Oslo, Bergen and Copenhagen come alive with history, Viking legends, Hans Christian Andersen and The Little Mermaid. Add the unbelievable natural beauty of the Scandinavian countries and you have the holiday of a lifetime! Start in Stockholm, the capital of Sweden and the epitome of a vibrant cosmopolitan center. Even in this thrilling center of culture, traces of Sweden’s fabled past are found. Heading to Oslo, Norway, it is difficult to say what is more stunning: its glorious urban cityscapes or towering mountains and pristine countryside. Enjoy the scenic railway that transverses this breathtaking countryside. Later step onto the world renowned Flam Railway and glimpse wild rivers that cut through deep ravines, waterfalls cascading down sheer cliffs, and mountain farms clinging perilously to steep slopes. No visit to Norway would be complete without views of the emerald green cliffs of the fjord sweeping sharply down to the glittering waters of your cruise through the world famous Sognefjord and Naeroey Fjords. In Bergen, the second largest city in Norway, see 15th century houses, centuries old warehouses, and a charming labyrinth of cobblestone streets. Not to be outdone, Copenhagen, Denmark offers a mix of old world grandeur with the excitement of a thriving modern cultural center. With included tours, free time, and optional excursions available, the best of Scandinavia is yours! Sign up today! From $4579
or October 11-16, 2017
Iceland is full of surprises—for one, it isn’t covered in ice! It’s a stunning mix of green plains, wild volcanic scenery, beautiful coasts and lakes, spouting geysers, hot springs, mud pools, and sophisticated cities. Reykjavik, the capital, is your home for four nights. Heated entirely by geothermal water, it is home to the “smoking bay,” named for the steam that greeted the city’s Viking founder, Angolfr Arnarsson. Tour the world’s most northern capital as well as the South Shore. Enjoy a visit to Hveragerdi Geothermal Park, views of Mt. Hekla, the most active volcano in Iceland as well as two of the most magnificent waterfalls in Iceland; the Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss. Soak in the waters of The Blue Lagoon, known for its special properties and its beneficial effect on the skin. Enjoy touring the Golden Circle, where the Mid-Atlantic Ridge comes above water and the most historic site on the island, where the world’s oldest democratic parliament was founded in 930 AD. View Strokkur, one of the most active geysers. A unique destination offering pristine nature, boasting geysers, geothermal pools, waterfalls and wildlife, breathtaking landscapes and vibrant culture deeply rooted in ancient heritage, makes Iceland the hottest and coolest place to visit! The October date includes a special excursion to view the Aurora Borealis . . . the Northern Lights. (Please note: Sightings Are Not Guaranteed.) (This Tour Is Fully Escorted from Richmond) From $3049
Extensive rainforests, volcanoes, rivers traveling through the mountains, beaches and natural resources safeguarded by an important organization of national parks and forest preserves are yours to enjoy on this amazing holiday in Costa Rica. En route from San Jose’, Costa Rica to La Fortuna, visit Poas Volcano, one of the most spectacular volcanoes in Costa Rica. Enjoy the tour of the plantation for the Doka Coffee Estate. Feel the ground tremble and see smoke that billows form the earth’s molten core as it rises to the clouds when you spend the afternoon near Arenal Volcano, one of the most active volcanoes in the Americas. Highlighting the excursion to Cano Negro National Wildlife Refuge, is a boat ride on the Frio River where you have the opportunity to see birds such as the snake-bird, herons, and cormorants, a variety of monkeys and local reptile inhabitants like the Jesus Christ lizards and turtles. While near Carara National Rain Forest Park, take a boat trip on the Tarcoles River, home to many different species of birds, including the rare scarlet macaw as well as some of the largest local residents, the American crocodile. Also included is a visit to Manuel Antonio National Park, one of the most popular and magical parks. With forests, mangroves, lagoons, and beach vegetation supporting 1,009 species of mammals and up to 270 species of birds, the park is simply amazing. Costa Rico is truly a wonder to behold. Sign up today! From $2654