A Special One Time Departure - Sept 24, 2017

Cultural tour of India
This 11 days unique journey of exotic India is the first timers tour of India. We explore the best of Northern India visiting 8 UNESCO World Heritage Sites including the world's most well known monument of love - the Taj Mahal. Delhi with its many monuments and exotic bazaars, Agra with the Taj and Agra Fort, the majestic Fatehpur Sikri, the pink and enchanting city of Jaipur with 2 game safaris at the incredible tiger sanctuary in Ranthambore National Park.

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20% off for the 2nd person when booked as a party of two. Discount deadline is May 31, 2017 (*on selected dates)

Cultural tour of Azerbaijan, Georgia & Armenia
This extraordinary tour takes us to an extremely complex and interesting part of the world. Persians, Khazars, Arabs, Huns, Turko-Mongols, and Russians have invaded and migrated into the Caucasus and have provided the region with its rich ethnic and linguistic complexity as well as its astounding architecture. As if this diversity were not enough, the Caucasus also offers a variety of pristine landscapes and stunning vistas just waiting to be discovered.

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20% off for the 2nd person when booked as a party of two. Discount deadline is May 31, 2017 (*on selected dates)

Cultural tour of Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Kazakhstan & Kyrgyzstan
Central Asia - “Land of the Caravans”. The Silk Road Caravan routes influenced the local cultures, as the routes of communication and trade opened previously isolated societies. We follow these historical trails on our Route of the Caravans journey covering the five “stans”, a Persian suffix meaning "home of", "place of". The region is famous not only for its many branches of the Silk Road, but also as the birthplace of great builders of empires, such as Tamerlane of the Timurids and Babur, founder of the great Moghul Empire. This artistically tailored journey includes visits to 10 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Bazaars depicting the times of the silkroad, home visits, meeting locals folks, enjoying local cuisines as we journey through time.

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20% off for the 2nd person when booked as a party of two. Discount deadline is May 31, 2017 (*on selected dates)

Cultural tour of Serbia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia, Albania, Montenegro, Croatia and Slovenia
The Balkans is a land of great diversity and textures that one gets blown up by the colors, cultures, hospitality, food, landscape and above all the ethnicities. We trace the scene of medieval Europe and the diverse nationalities from ex Yugoslavia comprising of Serbia, Bosnia, Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia and Albania. Albania, however, was never part of Yugoslavia. A visit to the “Republika Srpska” has also been included. Not to forget that all these nationalities inherited considerable influence from the long reign of the Ottomans. Like many things bottled up and let loose, they burst forth with passion and gusto rarely seen. With 16 UNESCO World Heritage Sites covered, our Balkan Mosaic tour has been tailored to offer you the region in three segments – you are free to take the complete three legs tour or a part of the Mosaic.

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20% off for the 2nd person when booked as a party of two. Discount deadline is May 31, 2017 (*on selected dates)

Cultural tour of India
India is many times rightfully referred to as a subcontinent. Starting in Mumbai we discover beautiful Victorian Gothic Architecture complemented by fascinating rock sculptures of Elephanta Caves. We then fly via Nagpur to reach Pench National park and then proceed to Kanha National park, this is the place described by Rudyard Kipling in his great book “The Jungle Book”. Kanha National Park in now a tiger reserve. We game drive through these two beautiful parks searching for tigers and other fascinating wildlife. Finally we drive to exotic Temples of Khajuraho and then fly to Delhi the Capital of India.

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20% off for the 2nd person when booked as a party of two. Discount deadline is May 31, 2017 (*on selected dates)

Cultural tour of Iran
We travel through history and art, as we explore Persepolis,the 2500 year-old capital of the Persian Empire. We see Islamic architecture at its best in Esfahan, Shiraz, and Yazd with their elegant mosques and labyrinthine like bazaars. Iran is a fascinating country, where you will also be surprised by the warm hospitality of its people. This tour was one of the first from North America to Iran, and has received considerable coverage in the North American press (New York Times, International Travel News, etc.). After over six years, it still remains one of our most popular programs to Persia.

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20% off for the 2nd person when booked as a party of two. Discount deadline is May 31, 2017 (*on selected dates)

Cultural tour of Oman, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar and all of the Emirates of the UAE
We have tailored this unique 15-day journey to provide you with a rare and fascinating glimpse of the best places in the Gulf to experience the sharp contrast between traditional and ultra-modern Arabia in Oman, Kuwait, Bahrain and Qatar. Wander through mudbrick villages with exotic bazaars and gardens, explore quiet stretches of coast lined with palm trees, travel through beautiful desert and mountain landscapes featuring venerable forts and visit numerous World Heritage Sites. Visit all seven of the United Arab Emirates, which over the past few decades have become some one of the world’s most glamorous, spectacular and futuristic urban destinations and are providing the Islamic world with a model of political stability and religious tolerance.

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20% off for the 2nd person when booked as a party of two. Discount deadline is June 30, 2017 (*on selected dates)

Cultural tour of Laos, Vietnam & Cambodia
On this tour we will visit 6 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, exploring Luang Prabang, the Pak Ou Caves and Vientiane in Laos; explore Vietnam’s cultural, the temples, palaces and imperial mausoleums of aristocratic Hue, Hanoi and spectacular Halong Bay, the enticing little town of Hoi An and bustling Saigon. In Cambodia we visit Phnom Penh and conclude with an inIn-depth exploration of the magnificent jungle temple complex of Angkor.

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20% off for the 2nd person when booked as a party of two. Discount deadline is June 30, 2017 (*on selected dates)

Cultural tour of Ethiopia
This is a journey to Abyssinia, the Ethiopia of olden times, and a discovery of the Ethiopia of today. In this tour we have the opportunity to explore not only the history of the people who reside here but also experience the current lifestyles of the many different tribes of Ethiopia who still practice paganism in their colorful rites and rituals and visit 9 UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

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20% off for the 2nd person when booked as a party of two. Discount deadline is June 30, 2017 (*any departure starting in October 2017)

Cultural tour of Madagascar
Often referred to as the Eighth Continent, the island’s legendary uniqueness is best reflected by its plethora of amazing lemurs, colorful chameleons, endemic birds and fascinating baobabs, all of which combine to make for a truly exceptional safari. Madagascar is best known for the wonderful wildlife as well as of its people who whilst being so close to Africa have an interesting Asian origin.

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20% off for the 2nd person when booked as a party of two. Discount deadline is June 30, 2017 (*on selected dates)

Cultural tour of Uzbekistan
Uzbekistan, historically the richest of the “Stans”, has often been referred to as The Land of A Thousand and One Nights. It is culturally a very rich country with very friendly people. Our Splendors of Uzbekistan offers a wonderful opportunity to see this rich civilization. It is after all, the birthplace of Tamerlane and that also of Babur the founder of the Great Moghuls.

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20% off for the 2nd person when booked as a party of two. Discount deadline is June 30, 2017 (*on selected dates)

Cultural african safari of Pakistan, China, Kyrgyzstan & Uzbekistan
The Silk Road was probably the most important development in human history, bringing close trade and subsequently cultural contacts between the east and the west. The journey from Hunza to Samarkand is a breathtaking route crossing both the Khunjerab and Torogart Pass, as well as driving alongside the conglomerate of mountain ranges - Himalayas, Karakorums, Tien Shan, etc. It is also Shangri-la in its different facets, with an interesting experience of cultures of the different small ethnic groups who take solace from the huge mountains that engulf them.

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20% off for the 2nd person when booked as a party of two. Discount deadline is June 30, 2017 (*on selected dates)

Cultural african safari of China
Explore China's cultural treasures, including the sprawling Great Wall, the regal Forbidden City and thousands of Terra Cotta Warriors standing guard in Xian. See fascinating landscapes such as the Kunming Stone Forest, Mount Huangshan, known as the loveliest mountain of China and observe Giant Pandas in their natural habitat. We have tailored this unique 31-day journey visiting numerous UNESCO World Heritage Sites from North to South. The itinerary has been designed in such a way that aside from the complete journey, you also have a choice of doing only the Northern portion of the tour (15 days) or the Southern portion of the tour (17 days).

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Get a discount of $100 per person when booked 9 months in advance

Cultural tour & safari of South Africa, Swaziland & Zululand
Our journey of South Africa covers the most important cultural and historical sites, the majestic cities – urban and rural, and game attractions one would want on any tour of this august land.  We travel from Johannesburg to beautiful Cape Town, through such friendly cities as Port Elizabeth and the vibrant city of Durban.  On this tour, we enjoy a rich variety of culture, flora, fauna and the spectacular game. This journey is being offered in three different categories of accommodation.

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