A great vacation is measured not in miles traveled but in memories collected. On an Escorted Vacation your memories will last forever. Whatever your reason may be, the friendships formed, the hassle free convenience, the relaxed pace, the great value, the sheer enjoyment - you'll discover a whole new world on an Escorted Vacation.
With an escorted tour, you can travel to fascinating and fabulous places all over the world and you can do it affordably. Escorted
tours are professionally planned and designed for your enjoyment. I am an authorized representatives for all major tour operators and can assist you in selecting the right tour package. Choose from Collette, Contiki, Cosmos, Globus, Insight, Maupintour, Perillo, Tauck, or Trafalgar. Abercrombie and Kent has been in business since 1962 building a reputation as one of the world's premier travel planers
and operators on all seven continents of the globe. A&K employs superior professional guides, true experts in their fields; uses the finest local transportation; includes most meals on tour, often a la carte dining; guarantees departures; handles most gratuities; & secures the best available accommodations in every destination.
With Travcoa every detail has been considered to ensure a comfortable, exciting and successful journey. Choose from unique
itineraries for travel all over the world. Travcoa uses only luxury hotels, offers gourmet dining in the finest restaurants, limited group size & all gratuities, as well as generous sightseeing plans which include all of the enticing events that other tour operators would sell to you as "optional extras."
Here are a few reasons to choose an escorted tour:
VALUE: It's a much better value than you could ever get on your own. You will save up to 30% compared to traveling on your own.
CULTURE: You will get the opportunity to experience foreign cultures. You not only see the sights, you learn about their meaning as well -- a stimulating and enriching experience.
PERSONAL ESCORT: Your Tour Director will become your group's personal escort, advisor, teacher and friend. The tour leaders are true professionals with an average four years experience. Europe's finest professionals, their remarkable skills and talents with constantly amaze and delight you.
FUN: You will enjoy an incredible variety of local entertainment and cultural experiences. There is a lot of included entertainment. Travel relaxed and hassle-free, knowing that all arrangements have been made for you by reliable specialists.
FRIENDSHIPS: Tour groups are comprised of travelers from around the English speaking world, including the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, England, South Africa, Israel and Hong Kong. Enjoy the company of interesting fellow travelers, as active, sociable, and curious about the world out there as you are. Enjoy the company of interesting fellow travelers, as active, sociable, and curious about the world out there as you are. Many lasting friendships began on a tour.
CONVENIENCE: When you book airfare along with your tour, round-trip airport/hotel transfers are provided. And someone is there to greet you when you get off the plane.
COMFORT: All the accommodations are in First Class, Superior First Class or selected Deluxe. All guest rooms are twin-bedded with private bathroom and/or shower. There's usually satellite TV and a mini-bar, a cocktail bar and lounge, restaurant, room service and concierge. Many hotels boast a swimming pool, health club and shops. Hotel tips, gratuities, baggage handling and taxes are included, so there are no hidden extras to spoil your stay. Hotel locations are just as important as their guest facilities: so it's reassuring to know that hotels are within convenient reach of shops, bars, cafes, restaurants and the main historic and scenic sights. On a budget tour you will stay at Superior Tourist-Class and Tourist-Class hotels. Hotels are always located in good neighborhoods, some more centrally located and others in residential areas. You hotel is far away from the main sights.
SERVICE: Your hotel check-in and baggage handling tips are taken care of. You'll get door-to-door service every step of the way. Each morning your luxury motor coach will be waiting right outside your hotel, ready for you to embark on an exciting days touring. Selected rest stops will always be near toilets or cafe facilities, for your convenience, and every evening you'll be safely chauffeured to the front door of your first class hotel.
RELAX AND WORRY FREE: You will be chauffeur driven in the world's most luxury motor coaches, with the friendliest drivers in the business. Sharing a luxurious, fuel-efficient motor coach and the services of an experienced driver with other travelers is much more pleasant and ecologically sensible than driving yourself. Travel relaxed and hassle-free, knowing that all arrangements have been made for you by reliable specialists. The tour is carefully planned to make the best possible use of your time. Each motor coach is very comfortable; with reclining seats make traveling a pleasure, and you'll see the sights through large panoramic windows. Air-conditioning is standard throughout the motor coach fleet. A lifetime of caring for people just like you has taught us which sights and activities you enjoy most, and how much free time you need to explore on your own.
SHOPPING: Your tour director will be there to advise and help you on just about everything. From souvenirs to serious shopping, you'll get all the inside knowledge.
FREE TIME: On the tour you will have a perfect balance of planned sightseeing and free time to explore on your own.
FOOD: On a tour, you will enjoy a hearty breakfast everyday, many three course dinners, as well as great local dining experiences. You'll enjoy full buffet breakfasts every morning to start the day on your first class tour. These generally include a choice of cold meats, cheeses, bread rolls, butter and preserves, often with an additional hot dish and coffee or tea. For the healthy eater there are always fruit juices, cereals and often yogurt. Enjoy hearty cooked breakfasts when you visit the countryside of Britain and Ireland. On a budget tour you will enjoy a continental breakfast (Rolls, Jams, Coffee). Most evening meals included. Around half of your evening meals are included. You'll sit down to superb three course dinners, with coffee to follow. On certain tours, you can look forward to exciting and convivial evenings out at popular local restaurants, serving delicious regional specialties. Lunchtimes are free to do your own thing. Maybe try out local dishes or snacks, whether it's coffee and a sandwich, bar meal at an English pub, or a baguette and a glass of wine in a bustling French sidewalk cafe.
ASSISTANCE AND SECURITY: Your tour director is a local expert on the history, culture and tradition of the country you will see and the people you will encounter. On a tour, you will enjoy your vacation to its fullest extent with no wasted time trying to find things to do or sights to see. You'll see all the sights you've always dreamed about. You will travel with the security and safety group arrangements and experienced tour guides who know all the local customs. You will never have to worry about getting lost, reading foreign signs, understanding local road rules, find a parking spot or finding coins for tolls.
NO WAITING: Because your visit has been arranged months in advance, your group will be ushered to the head of the line at many of Europe’s most popular attractions. There are a limited amount of seats sold on each tour. You will usually travel with 40-50 other passengers - that's it ! The tour companies do not allow smoking on any of there motor coaches. There are plenty of opportunities to smoke during the frequent stops.
The best Alaska vacations
combine a sensational cruise with an equally memorable adventure by land. Travel
to Denali National Park, a
six-million-acre natural wonderland aboard Alaska's
top-rated luxury train, overnight in wilderness lodges, go fishing for salmon,
see migrating caribou or Kodiak Bears, visit Arctic Eskimo villages.
"Heart of Alaska" and "Alaska Wilderness" cruisetours are a great way to get a glimpse of life in Alaska's major population settlements--Anchorage and Fairbanks. With overnight hotel stays in both cities you'll have time to shop, sightsee and enjoy life as it is lived on the frontier.
"Alaska Wilderness/Explorer" Cruisetours include options for wildlife viewing and unique opportunities to cross the Arctic Circle and learn about native culture. Include hotel stays in or visits to Prudhoe Bay, Nome, Coldfoot and Kotzebue.
For a journey into the past, the "Yukon Gold Rush" cruisetours offer a chance to visit Whitehorse and Dawson City, well known for their major gold strikes and turn-of-the-century atmosphere. Tok, one of Alaska's headquarters for dog mushing, is a great place to see a dog sled demonstration.
Cruisetours will take the adventurous off the beaten path to discover unspoiled wildlife habitats, come face-to-face with native culture and get away from civilization more than most 20th century travelers ever get.
Disembark cruise and fly to Nairobi for your drive to Arusha. Enjoy the swimming pool and fine views of Mt. Meru during your overnight stay in Arusha. Arrive in time for lunch at Ngorongoro Crater Lodge, situated on the rim of a collapsed volcano measuring 100 square miles. Today, descend into the crater to view the largest concentration of animals in all of Africa. After your game run and picnic lunch, return to the lodge for another night's stay. After breakfast, travel to the Serengeti National Park visiting Olduvai Gorge en route. An afternoon game run is a prelude to your night's stay at a Serengeti Lodge. Spend the day on game runs in the park. Stay at the Serengeti Lodge overnight. Awaken to the sounds of Africa and enjoy morning drive to Lake Manyara for an afternoon game run and overnight stay at a Lake Manyara Lodge. After breakfast, drive to Amboseli National Park on the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro. Enjoy lunch and an afternoon game run before dinner and overnight stay at an Amboseli Lodge. Today, drive to Nairobi and enjoy an overnight stay at a deluxe hotel.
Travel far from the beaten path to Western Africa. From the Dan and Senufo peoples of the Ivory Coast to Ghana, the seat of the once powerful Ashanti empire, you'll find a rich tapestry of scenery and cultures. Namibia, the home of the famed Etosha National Park, will enchant you. Togo, the voodoo capital of Africa, will amaze you. Together, this 24-day adventure offers images and experiences that are irreplaceable.
Africa to India Cruisetours
Combine an 11-day cruise between Cape Town and Mombasa to East London and Durban in South Africa; Nosy Be in Madagascar, Mayotte in the Seychelle Islands and Zanzibar in Tanzania. Choose an additional three to eight day-safari and enjoy game runs in the most legendary game parks in Kenya and Tanzania. Shop for Makonde sculptures in Zanzibar. Enjoy the breathtaking beaches of the Seychelles and Maldives Islands. As you set sail for India, sip a Tusker beer and bid Africa a fond farewell. Cochin provides a colorful blend of cultures and Bombay (Mumbai) is a kaleidoscope of sights and sounds amidst the temples, shops and bustling streets of one of India's most populous cities, the gateway to the Taj Mahal.