Peru and the Galapagos Islands
Discover the wondrous cultural heritage of Peru and marvel at the natural spectacles of the Galapagos Islands on a Trafalgar tour of Peru. You’ll start by exploring Peru’s vibrant capital, Lima, before heading to the Sacred Valley to see the awe-inspiring Inca settlement of Machu Picchu. You’ll also get to see the mysterious Nazca Lines before you fly to the remote Galapagos Islands – get ready to panga ride through mangrove swamps, spot amazing wildlife such as iguanas and pelicans, and even the chance to snorkel with penguins!
Treasures of the Yucatan
From the Incas to the Mayans next – embark on a tour of Mexico and traverse three states crammed with a wealth of history and culture. This exciting tour encompasses fascinating Mayan sites, stunning sandy beaches, the majestic flamingo colonies of UNESCO Biosphere Reserve of Celestun and much more. A particular highlight is the archaeological site of Chichen Itza – one of the New Seven Wonders of the World – to which you get your own private entrance as part of your Trafalgar tour!
Head Down Under on a tour of Australia and discover a side to this friendly country that tells the story of its indigenous way of life – the rugged Outback! Though you’ll spend some time in the popular city of Sydney with its famous Opera House and Harbour Bridge, this tour also takes you to some of Australia’s wilder parts. Visit a genuine Aussie Outback homestead in Alice Springs, call in on a camel farm en route to Ayers Rock, and round off your trip with a memorable day on the Great Barrier Reef.
Explore some of Europe’s lesser known countries on a Trafalgar tour of Eastern Europe, Scandinavia and Russia. This tour takes you through Germany, Poland, Belarus, Russia, Finland, Sweden and Denmark, introducing you to some stunning history and architecture along the way. You’ll encounter spectacular palaces, visit internationally important heritage sites, and even embark on a mini cruise. The Cossack Explorer tour is an unforgettable and enlightening experience for even the keenest culture vultures.
China, Tibet and the Yangtze
If you’ve always dreamed of walking on the Great Wall of China, this is the tour for you! Not only will you get to see this celebrated monument up close, but you’ll also get to meet the famous Terracotta Warriors in Xi’an, cruise along the River Yangtze and discover the rich cultural history of the Tibetan capital city of Lhasa. With an abundance of delicious traditional cooking thrown in, this tour of China is the ideal way to get acquainted with this diverse and fascinating country.
Maccu Picchu by Pedro Szekeley on Flickr.
Chichen Itza by Kyle Simourd on Flickr.
Ayers Rock by Rita Willaert on Flickr.
St Basil’s Cathedral by kirkh on Flickr.
Great Wall of China by yewenyi on Flickr.