Price Per Night:$663.93 (USD) (for comparison only)
May 04, 2018through May 18, 2018
Arrive Shanghai, China, Shanghai, Beijing, Luoyang, Luoyang/Xian, Xian, Chengdu, Guilin, Hong Kong, Depart Hong Kong
Witness the art of kung fu where it originated, the Shaolin Temple; see the Terra Cotta Warriors alongside an on-site archaeologist; and take a leisurely bamboo raft ride down the Li River on a fascinating journey through China.
Price Per Night:$936.88 (USD) (for comparison only)
Mar 06, 2018through Mar 14, 2018
Arrive Cape Town, South Africa, Cape Town, Lion Sands Kruger National Park, Victoria Falls, Depart Johannesburg
Experience the full spectrum of what South Africa has to offer, with luxurious stays in Cape Town and safari adventures on a private game reserve in Kruger National Park, followed by spectacular views of Victoria Falls, all on one awe-inspiring independent journey.
Sailing gracefully between Krafft and Arzviller on the Canal de la Marne au Rhin, all-new ‘Belmond Lilas’ hosts up to eight guests in a casual, welcoming atmosphere. Its open and airy design boasts a decor that blends floral colors with natural linens, wood furnishings and handcrafted ironwork. Relax on deck, soaking up the sun beside the heated plunge pool or reclining in the shade of the canopy. Savor lunch served al fresco in the open-doored lounge and sit down to unforgettable go
Price Per Night:$999.38 (USD) (for comparison only)
Oct 11, 2018through Oct 19, 2018
Arrive Nairobi, Kenya, Amboseli National Park, Private Wildlife Conservancy, Masai Mara Game Reserve, Depart Nairobi
Experience the finest game viewing in three of Kenya's iconic safari areas: Amboseli National Park, Lewa Wildlife Conservancy and Masai Mara Game Reserve, while enjoying five-star hospitality in the heart of the bush at luxurious tented safari camps and a private A&K tented site.
'Le Phénicien' floats lazily along the waterways of the Carmargue, meandering through Province and the Languedoc wine region, passing stunning countryside and local residents going about their daily activities. Disembark for a visit to medieval, cliff-top Les Baux-de-Provence, taste award-winning wines at Châteauneuf-du-Pape; visit the ancient Roman aqueduct Pont du Gard and tour the historic Palais des Papes in Avignon. Itineraries with unique themes, such as cooking, cycling, golf
Price Per Night:$186.00 (USD) (for comparison only)
Feb 25, 2018through Mar 31, 2018
USA to Rarotonga, Welcome to Rarotonga, Cook Islands, Island Discovery Tour, Pa?s Nature Walk, At leisure, Rarotonga, Fly Rarotonga to USA
Learn local island traditions and customs from congenial native guides in this natural paradise. Largely unspoiled, the Cook Islands offer a rare opportunity to experience islands untouched by the tourist trail. Remarkable Rarotonga is a sea lover's paradise; lagoon cruises, sport fish, diving and sailing are a few of the adventures waiting for you to embark upon them. The Cook Island Sampler is the perfect gateway to this pristine net of island set in the Pacific.
Cruise along the coast of the wild Kenai Fjords, see bears fish for spawning salmon and fly over Denali National Park, where your family lands on a glacier beneath the highest mountain in North America.
Price Per Night:$541.25 (USD) (for comparison only)
Mar 27, 2018through Apr 08, 2018
Arrive Hanoi, Vietnam, Hanoi, Ha Long Bay, Ha Long Bay/Danang, Hoi An, Ho Chi Minh City, Siem Reap, Cambodia, Bangkok, Thailand, Depart Bangkok
Experience the sights and sounds of Southeast Asia on an inspiring independent journey, from sailing magical Ha Long Bay and sharing a sunrise over Angkor Wat to exploring evocative Ho Chi Minh City and the lively city of Bangkok.
Price Per Night:$256.48 (USD) (for comparison only)
Apr 13, 2018through Apr 24, 2018
Your Journey Begins, Welcome To Madrid., Madrid Of The Bourbons., Over The Guadarrama Mountains To Santiago., Saintly Santiago De Compostela., Along The Costa Verde To Oviedo., Picturesque Santillana Del Mar And On To, Bilbao, Costa Vasca And San Sebastián., San Sebastián, Pearl Of The Cantabrian Coast., Pamplona And On To Barcelona....
Discover the scenic delights and delicious cuisine of this forgotten part of Spain. Compare Oviedo's ancient churches and resting relics of St. James with Barcelona's captivating Sagrada Família.
Price Per Night:$739.50 (USD) (for comparison only)
Jun 05, 2018through Jun 15, 2018
ARRIVE BASEL, SWITZERLAND, WEIL AM RHEIN, GERMANY, STRASBOURG, FRANCE, SPEYER & MANNHEIM, GERMANY, RÜDESHEIM, ASSMANNSHAUSEN & KOBLENZ, COCHEM, COLOGNE, VOLENDAM, HOLLAND, AMSTERDAM, DEPART AMSTERDAM
Spend seven nights cruising the Rhine River and stay in boutique hotels in Basel and Amsterdam, with Connections-exclusive excursions to the artists' colony of Mathildenhöhe; Weil am Rhein, where you take a private architectural tour; and the Kröller-Müller Museum.
Price Per Night:$228.75 (USD) (for comparison only)
Feb 25, 2018through Mar 31, 2018
USA to Sydney, Cross the International Date Line, Welcome to Sydney, Australia, Sydney Harbour Cruise, Drive Sydney to the Hunter Valley, At leisure, Hunter Valley, Sydney to Adelaide, Kangaroo Island Tour, Barossa Valley Tour, Adelaide to Launceston (Via Melbourne)...
Romance and relaxation are in store for you on this 12 night adventure. Arrive in Sydney and enjoy a harbor cruise, taking in the gorgeous views and sights from Sydney Harbour. Drive yourself from Sydney to Hunter Valley where quaint farming country and wine tasting await. Once you head down to Adelaide it’s time for adventure. Full day tours of Kangaroo Island and the Barossa Valley are on the itinerary. Enjoy the iconic animal of Australia and more wine sampling as you absorb the culture of southern Australia. Wine and Wildlife combines the great outdoors with Australian culture, the perfect mix of relaxation, fun and sightseeing to give you a real taste of Aussie life.
Price Per Night:$167.92 (USD) (for comparison only)
Feb 25, 2018through Mar 31, 2018
USA to Sydney, Cross the International Date Line, Welcome to Sydney, Australia, Blue Mountains Tour, At leisure, Sydney, Sydney to Hobart, Port Arthur Tour, Drive Hobart to Strahan, Gordon River Cruise, Drive Strahan to Cradle Mountain...
Explore Australia's magnificent treasures and go deep down under to the southeastern corner to discover the beauty of Sydney, Melbourne and Tasmania. Southern Treasures takes you on a wild drive through the beaches of Jervis Bay and Merimbula, the serene Gippsland Lakes and the natural beauty of Phillip Island. While in Sydney, explore the Blue Mountains on a full-day tour where you'll have the opportunity to have your photo taken with a koala, see some of Australia's famous animals and marvel at some of the spectacular views in the regions unrivaled valleys. Finish up your time in Melbourne. Enjoy food and wine, coffee shops and pints and stunning architecture in southern Australia's sou...
Price Per Night:$1,048.75 (USD) (for comparison only)
Feb 25, 2018through Mar 31, 2018
USA to Brisbane, Cross the International Date Line, Welcome to Hamilton Island, Australia, Best of Both Worlds Helicopter Excursion, At leisure, Great Barrier Reef, Hamilton Island to Adelaide (Via Brisbane), Adelaide to Kangaroo Island, Activities Southern Ocean Lodge, At Leisure, Southern Ocean Lodge, Kangaroo Island to Coles Bay...
Whether you are looking to laze in the South Pacific sun or dive in and explore the world famous Great Barrier Reef, this Luxury Islands Escape will be sure to satisfy all of your desires. Hide away at qualia, a luxury oasis set amid the Great Barrier Reef. Take a scenic helicopter excursion, explore the vast ocean life in a subsea viewer or glass bottom boat and enjoy a champagne picnic. Immerse yourself in the trendy city of Melbourne, discover to Schouten Island’s abundant eco-system and get closer to nature on Kangaroo Island; all with a touch of luxury.
Price Per Night:$218.75 (USD) (for comparison only)
May 01, 2018through May 31, 2018
USA to Bangkok, Welcome to Bangkok, Thailand, Klong Cruise and Grand Palace, Damnoen Saduak Floating Markets, Bangkok to Siem Reap, Banteay Srei and Ta Prohm Temples, Siem Reap to Phnom Penh, Phnom Penh to Vientiane, Vientiane to Luang Prabang, Luang Prabang City Tour...
Traverse Southeast Asia's most revered statues and spiritual temples as you adventure deep within its lush jungles. Travel back in time as you explore the abundance of temples in Thailand, culturally rich Laos and the ancient temple complex of Angkor Wat. Cruise to Halong Bay and marvel at the massive limestone formations inhabiting this world wonder. Satisfy your senses as you travel around Southeast Asia, sampling the different cuisines and discovering new hidden cities in this all-encompassing trip down a Philosopher's Trail.
Price Per Night:$899.58 (USD) (for comparison only)
Jun 14, 2018through Jun 26, 2018
Arrive Amman, Jordan, Jerash, Mount Nebo/Madaba, Petra, Wadi Rum, Jerusalem, Masada, Acre/Nazareth/Sea of Galilee, Caesarea/Tel Aviv/Jaffa, Depart Tel Aviv
On this fascinating independent journey into the past, walk in ancient footsteps in rock-carved Petra and the otherworldly desert of Wadi Rum; sail on the Sea of Galilee; and visit Israel's storied cities and sites, from Bethlehem and Jerusalem to Masada and Nazareth.
Experience the wonders of Croatia, guided by local experts, as you discover Roman-influenced Split and the sunny island of Hvar; day-trip to Kotor, Montenegro; and visit Dubrovnik, the "Pearl of the Adriatic" on this elegant independent journey.
Watch the incredible scenery of Burgundy slowly unfold from aboard luxurious charter-only 'Rendez-Vous,' disembarking for a wine tasting at Clos de Vougeot, a walk through the markets in Dijon and a visit to the fairy-tale Châteauneuf-en-Auxois. Visit the fascinating, historical, 15th-century Hôtel-Dieu in Beaune, then have a lively bistro lunch and mustard tasting. Enjoy a visit to a local farm to taste the area's superb wine and French cheese.
Price Per Night:$1,090.45 (USD) (for comparison only)
Dec 12, 2018through Dec 23, 2018
Arrive Buenos Aires, Argentina, Ushuaia, Cruising the Drake Passage, Antarctica, Cruising the Drake Passage, Depart Ushuaia
Embark on an award-winning Luxury Expedition Cruise for the centerpiece of the Southern Hemisphere - extraordinary Antarctica - discovering towering icebergs, impressive glaciers and wildlife in abundance.
Price Per Night:$849.50 (USD) (for comparison only)
May 13, 2018through May 23, 2018
ARRIVE ZURICH, SWITZERLAND, ZURICH, LUCERNE, BERN, INTERLAKEN & BRIENZ, ZERMATT, STRESA, ITALY, ORTA SAN GIULIO, DEPART MILAN
Experience some of Europe's most scenic vistas on this journey combining the beautiful Swiss Alps with the glories of the Italian Lake District. Take in the views from the Glacier Express train, sample Swiss chocolate at a private tasting and try your hand at playing the alphorn.
Price Per Night:$1,356.79 (USD) (for comparison only)
Sep 14, 2018through Sep 28, 2018
Arrive Johannesburg, South Africa, Swakopmund, Walvis Bay, Sossusvlei, Windhoek, Okavango Delta, Kalahari Desert, Chobe National Park, Depart Johannesburg
Set out on an epic adventure as you cruise among Walvis Bay's teeming marine life, marvel at the towering dunes of the Sossusvlei, track the "Big Five" in the lush Okavango Delta, and explore the Kalahari with Zu'hoasi Bushmen trackers.
Price Per Night:$687.19 (USD) (for comparison only)
Nov 07, 2018through Nov 23, 2018
Arrive Delhi, India, Delhi, Varanasi, Khajuraho / Panna National Park, Agra, Jaipur, Pushkar, Udaipur, Mumbai, Depart Mumbai
Explore kaleidoscopic India, seeing contrasting Old and New Delhi, holy Varanasi and - if luck has it - the elusive Bengal tiger in Panna National Park. Behold the peerless Taj Mahal at sunrise and sunset, attend the colorful Pushkar Fair, and privately cruise placid Lake Pichola in Udaipur.
Beautiful 'L'Impressionniste' floats through the wine country of central Burgundy, cruising a tranquil stretch of the Canal de Bourgogne between Fleurey-sur-Ouche and Escommes. Along the way you stop in Dijon to stroll the market, in Clos de Vougeot to sample award-winning wines and in Beaune to visit the 14th-century Hôtel-Dieu. Itineraries with unique themes, such as family, golf or wine appreciation, can be arranged for chartering parties with special interests.
Cruise through historic Alsace-Lorraine, where hilltops are dotted with the ruins of feudal castles, aboard refined 'La Nouvelle Etoile.' See Place Stanislas, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, visit a local cristallerie where fine crystal is still blown by hand and sample fine Alsatian wines right at the vineyards. Drink in the beauty, color and splendor of this magical region!
Price Per Night:$999.44 (USD) (for comparison only)
May 12, 2018through May 21, 2018
Arrive Stockholm, Sweden, Stockholm, Sigtuna/Uppsala, Stockholm/Copenhagen, Denmark, Copenhagen, Elsinore, Copenhagen/Oslo, Norway, Oslo, Depart Oslo
Journey across Scandinavia, experiencing three lively capital cities, tasting Norwegian dishes during a cooking class in Oslo, touring Sweden's oldest town and learning secrets of the Vikings and their mighty longships.
Price Per Night:$749.38 (USD) (for comparison only)
Mar 02, 2018through Mar 10, 2018
Arrive Lima, Peru, Lima, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu, Machu Picchu/Cusco, Cusco, Lima, Depart Lima
Journey through Peru, from Lima to Cusco, mingling with locals in the Sacred Valley and exploring magnificent Machu Picchu, where you stay at the only hotel on site. You also visit massive, mysterious Sacsayhuaman.
Experience scenic, compelling Japan, visiting unique ports and rarely seen wilderness areas in luxury on board exclusively chartered 'L'Austral.' Listen to fascinating lectures from A&K's award-winning expedition team and choose from a variety of enriching experiences en route.
Price Per Night:$157.86 (USD) (for comparison only)
Feb 25, 2018through Mar 31, 2018
USA to Nadi, Cross the International Date Line, Welcome to Nadi, Fiji, At leisure, Fiji, Nadi to Island Resort, At leisure, Fiji Islands, Nadi to USA
Sparkling beaches, spectacular waterfalls and tropical rainforest scenery make Fiji and Island Retreat a timeless wonder. Relish in the unspoiled elegance of the Fijian islands. Majestic views, bustling underwater worlds and miles of untouched beaches await your discovery. Delve into the culture and dive into the activities; unparalleled bird watching, snorkeling and surfing exist in the tranquil lagoons of Fiji.