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Tour Newsletter Dated January 17, 2017

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Dear Vacations To Go Customer,

In this week's newsletter, I'll highlight 48 exciting brand-new tours from 21 tour operators. For day-to-day sightseeing details, departure dates and rates, click the links.


California's Great National Parks (8 days) -- National preserves featured on this trip include Sequoia and Kings Canyon, Yosemite and Death Valley.

Mexico's Copper Canyon and Colonial Cities (10 days) -- Board the El Chepe train for an exhilarating ride through the Sierra Madres to Copper Canyon and visit historic locales like the old silver mining town of Alamos.

Nordic Adventure (20 days) -- This route takes you to Norwegian destinations within the Arctic Circle as well as Oslo, Helsinki and Stockholm.

To see all of Trafalgar's new trips, click here.

CostSaver by Trafalgar

Highlights of Sicily (9 days) -- This tour of the Mediterranean's largest island includes picturesque Taormina, Mount Etna and the Greek ruins of Agrigento.

Jewels of France (8 days) -- See medieval Rouen, Normandy's D-Day landing beaches and the chateaus of the Loire Valley.

To see all of CostSaver's new trips, click here.

Insight Vacations

Country Roads of Southern Scandinavia (13 days) -- Follow the trail to breathtaking fjords, historic port cities and vibrant urban centers.

Warsaw & the Baltic States (9 days) -- After two nights in the Polish capital, travelers take in the sights of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia.

Grand Tour of America's West (23 days) -- This tour incorporates top tourist destinations in seven states, from California's wine country to the Black Hills of South Dakota.

To see all of Insight's new trips, click here.

Luxury Gold by Insight

Imperial Rajasthan (14 days) -- See the Taj Mahal and the walled city of Jaipur and have dinner under the stars amid the sand dunes near Jaisalmer.

Classic South America (11 days) -- Santiago, Buenos Aires and Rio de Janeiro are featured, along with the Chilean wine country and Iguassu Falls.

To see all of Luxury Gold's new trips, click here.


From Ireland's Ancient East to the Wild Atlantic Way (9 days) -- Explore Dublin's squares, ride the Waterford & Suir Valley Heritage Railway and take in the views from the Cliffs of Moher.

Oregon's Coast, Cascades & Craft Beers (10 days) -- Between brewery tours, guests soak up the deep-blue beauty of Crater Lake and ride dune buggies in Florence.

Cuba Panorama (13 days) -- This "people-to-people" itinerary is designed to introduce guests to the art, music and history of Cuba.

To see all of Globus' new trips, click here.

Gate 1 Travel

Northern Spain, Portugal & France (15 days) -- This itinerary weaves through Madrid, Barcelona, Porto, Lourdes, Toulouse and more.

Iceland, Natural Force & Beauty (12 days) -- On this small-group tour, explore a land of ice caves, glaciers, waterfalls and hot springs.

Canyonlands, Arches & Mesa Verde National Parks (8 days) -- See some of the most beautiful red rock scenery of the Southwest and also spend time in Taos and Santa Fe.

To see all of Gate 1's new trips, click here.


Europe's Photo Album (11 days) -- This tour from Paris to Milan makes time for the Champagne country of Reims, Neuschwanstein Castle and the mountain resort of St. Moritz.

Costa Rica Escape (8 or 10 days) -- Walk through a rainforest on hanging bridges, visit a coffee plantation and unwind in natural hot springs.

To see all of Cosmos' new trips, click here.


From Castles to Causeways (20 days) -- Medieval citadels, cathedrals and other landmarks in Scotland, Ireland and Northern Ireland are featured on this trip.

America's Historic Hotels (10 days) -- Lodgings include Virginia's Omni Homestead Resort, which traces its hospitality back 250 years, and The Equinox, nestled in Vermont's Green Mountains.

Exploring Sri Lanka (13 days) -- Stops on this island nation in the Indian Ocean include an elephant orphanage, a tea estate, an ancient rock fortress and a spice market.

To see all of Collette's new trips, click here.


A Week in Portugal (8 days) -- Discover the coastal scenes, vineyards and UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Portugal, and stay in hotels housed in former palaces.

Bugaboos Adventure (7 days) -- Soar to the high country of the Bugaboos mountains on this unique heli-exploring trip in western Canada.

Costa Rica -- Pura Vida (8 days) -- Guests meet toucans and sloths at a wildlife rescue center, float down the Penas Blancas River and go ziplining at Arenal Volcano.

To see all of Tauck's new trips, click here.

CIE Tours

Winter Is Near (4 or 5 days) -- Inspired by "Game of Thrones," this Irish package includes visits to film sets as well as some sightseeing in Dublin and Belfast.

Scottish & Irish Glens (17 or 18 days) -- Travel the lengths of Scotland and Ireland, from the enchanting Orkney Islands to Blarney Castle and its Stone of Eloquence.

To see all of CIE's new trips, click here.


Great Barrier Reef & Sydney (9 or 12 days) -- This trip combines guided tours and an excursion to the reef with plenty of free time. Longer versions add Fiji, Melbourne or Queenstown.

East Africa Private Safari (11 to 17 days) -- Embark on game drives in the top wildlife preserves of Kenya and Tanzania to seek lions, elephants, wildebeests, rare black rhinos and other creatures.

To see all of Monograms' new trips, click here.

Intrepid Travel

Real Food Adventure - Greece (9 days) -- Farm and market visits, a cooking class and an ouzo distillery tour reveal this country's culinary scene.

Cycle Provence & Tuscany (15 days) -- Pedal past vineyards, through forests and along country roads to small towns like Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer on the Mediterranean Sea.

Golden Triangle: Yoga & Bollywood Edition (12 days) -- In India, take a Bollywood-style dance class and practice the spiritual and wellness discipline in Rishikesh, dubbed the "yoga capital of the world."

To see all of Intrepid's new trips, click here.

Rocky Mountaineer

Canadian Rockies Circle (10 to 18 days) -- Ride a train through spectacular mountain scenery by day and stay in hotels overnight. Longer trips include an Alaska cruise.

To see all of Rocky Mountaineer's new trips, click here.

Wendy Wu Tours

China & Spiritual Tibet Premier (18 days) -- The Great Wall, a panda sanctuary and Potala Palace (former home of the Dalai Lamas), are showcased on this itinerary.

The Golden Route Premier (12 days) -- Learn to make sushi in Tokyo, ride the bullet train to Kyoto and get a lesson in the martial art known as kendo.

To see all of Wendy Wu's new trips, click here.

African Travel

Best of Botswana (9 days) -- Look for leopards and lions at the Moremi Game Reserve and explore the wetlands of the Okavango Delta in a traditional dugout canoe called a mokoro.

Under Kenyan Skies (8 days) -- This safari offers game drives in the Loisaba and Mara North conservancies, with lodgings in well-appointed tented camps.

To see all of African Travel's new trips, click here.

Alexander + Roberts

Amalfi Coast to Cinque Terre (9 days) -- The lovely island of Capri, the well-preserved remains of Pompeii and the famed sights of Florence and Rome are featured.

Finland's Lapland (8 days) -- We offer two seasonal versions of this trip, so you can either hike with huskies in summer or embark on snowmobile safaris in winter.

To see all of Alexander + Roberts' new trips, click here.

G Adventures

Alaska Kenai & Denali Adventure (8 days) -- Hike to an ice field, seek moose and bears in Denali National Park and join optional activities like whitewater rafting or flightseeing.

Ultimate Madagascar Adventure (21 days) -- Get to know this island off the coast of East Africa, with wildlife sightings (particularly lemurs), beach visits and more.

Pizzafest in Naples (5 days) -- Travel to southern Italy for PizzaFest, an annual multiday celebration held in Naples, considered the birthplace of pizza.

To see all of G Adventures' new trips, click here.

Natural Habitat Adventures

Scotland's Wild Highlands & Islands (12 days) -- This itinerary highlights a diverse array of birds and marine life and a stunning landscape of lochs, glens and craggy shores.

Wild Namibia Photo Safari (11 days) -- Your expedition leader will show you the best ways to capture zebras and oryx at watering holes and the dramatic Sossusvlei dunes at dawn.

To see all of Natural Habitat Adventures' new trips, click here.

Pacific Delight Tours

Pepper Silk & Yangtze (15 days) -- This tour led by Rabbi Marvin Tokayer examines the Jewish experience in Japan and China.

Contiki (for travelers 18 to 35)

Bangkok to Singapore Adventure (14 days) -- Stay in treetop accommodations in the Khao Sok jungle, relax on the beaches of Krabi and sample street food in Penang.

Adriatic Spirit (8 days) -- This getaway incorporates coastal gems like Dubrovnik, Corfu and Salerno.

To see all of Contiki's new trips, click here.

Abercrombie & Kent

Family Kenya & Tanzania Safari (12 days) -- An A&K Young Explorers Guide organizes kid-friendly activities on this vacation in top game parks.

Britain: Cornwall, Wales & the Cotswolds (10 days) -- Lodgings for this trip include Coombe Abbey, which dates to the 12th century, and Bovey Castle, opened in Dartmoor National Park in 1930.

To see all of A&K's new trips, click here.

Here are this week's Top 20 Tours. All prices are per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability.

1) Spanish Experience, 9 days with CostSaver by Trafalgar. Begins in Madrid and ends in Barcelona. Save $400 per couple off the air-inclusive price. Starting at $1,150. Departures from April 1 through October 21, 2017.

2) Short Break in Venice, 5 days with CroisiEurope. Begins and ends in Venice. Save $246 per couple. Starting at $1,230. Departs March 1, 5, 9 & 13, 2017.

3) Majestic Danube, 8 days with Cruise & Maritime Voyages. Begins and ends in Passau. Starting at $1,849. Departures from April 10 through October 16, 2017.

4) In Pursuit of Pandas, 9 days with Wendy Wu Tours. Begins in Beijing and ends in Chengdu. Receive a free stopover in Hong Kong. Starting at $1,890. Departures from February 10 through December 23, 2017.

5) Heart of Wales and England, 8 days with CIE Tours. Begins in London and ends in Windsor. Save $280 per couple. Starting at $1,948. Departures from April 8 through October 14, 2017.

6) Best of Ireland, 10 days with Brendan. Begins and ends in Dublin. Save $400 per couple off the air-inclusive price. Starting at $1,975. Departures from April 14 through October 13, 2017.

7) Italian Intermezzo, 9 days with Insight. Begins in Milan and ends in Rome. Save $400 to $600 per couple off the air-inclusive price. Starting at $2,197. Departures from April 8 through October 28, 2017.

8) Vietnam, Cambodia & the Riches of the Mekong, 8 days with AmaWaterways. Travels between Ho Chi Minh City and Preak Kdam. Save $500 to $2,000 per couple. Starting at $2,299. Departures from March 6 through December 25, 2017.

9) Real Food Adventure - Greece, 9 days with Intrepid. Begins and ends in Athens. Save 10%. Starting at $2,465. Departures from May 18 through September 21, 2017.

10) Columbia & Snake Rivers, 8 days with American Queen Steamboat Company. Begins and ends in Vancouver. Companion cruises for free, plus enjoy free shore excursions and more. Starting at $2,699. Departs March 20 & 27, 2017.

11) Galapagos Land & Sea - Central & East, 7 days with G Adventures. Begins and ends in Quito. Save 15%. Starting at $2,799. Departures from February 10 through December 15, 2017.

12) Scenic Scandinavia and its Fjords, 14 days with Trafalgar. Begins in Copenhagen and ends in Stockholm. Save $400 per couple off the air-inclusive price. Starting at $3,325. Departures from April 30 through October 1, 2017.

13) Iceland Adventure, 8 days with Globus. Begins and ends in Reykjavik. Save 5%. Starting at $3,379. Departures from May 7 through October 1, 2017.

14) Hawaiian Adventure, 10 days with Collette. Begins in Honolulu and ends in Maui. Save $200 per couple. Starting at $3,699. Departures from June 22, 2017 through April 12, 2018.

15) Exploring Australia, 18 days with Collette. Begins in Melbourne and ends in Sydney. Save $800 per couple. Starting at $4,299. Departures from October 13, 2017 through April 6, 2018.

16) A Week In... Paris and Provence, 8 days with Tauck. Begins in Cannes and ends in Paris. Fly for $890 per person. Starting at $4,490. Departures from April 16 through August 27, 2017.

17) From the Amazon to the Sahara, 18 days with Hurtigruten. Begins in Manaus and ends in Casablanca. Save up to 30%. Starting at $4,623. Departs March 29, 2017.

18) Elegant Elbe, 10 days with Viking River Cruises. Travels between Prague and Berlin. Fly from $295 per person from select gateways, plus companion cruises for free. Starting at $5,148. Departures from March 10 through November 10, 2017.

19) Splendors of Italy, 15 days with Uniworld. Begins in Milan and ends in Rome. Save up to 20%. Starting at $6,449. Departures from April 14 through November 3, 2017.

20) Canada to Greenland: Baffin Bay Explorer, 13 days with Quark Expeditions. Begins and ends in Ottawa. Save $5,000 to $7,000 per couple. Starting at $8,495. Departs September 12, 2017.

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Alan Fox
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