2018-2019 Calendar

December

Icelandic Northern Lights Getaway
Wednesday Dec 12(pm) to Monday, Dec 17
Reykjavik & Countryside of Southern Iceland
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Join us for a winter getaway to see the Northern Lights (or Aurora Berealis) the most spectacular phenomena on earth-and Iceland is the perfect place to see them!  We’ll be combining our hunting for Northern Lights with a range of fantastic winter activities such as Secret Lagoon Hot springs, Reykjavik walking tour, Golden Circle drive, and the famous Blue Lagoon.

 

Icelandic Northern Lights Getaway
Tuesday Dec 18(pm) to Sunday day, Dec 23
Reykjavik & Countryside of Southern Iceland
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Join us for a winter getaway to see the Northern Lights (or Aurora Berealis) the most spectacular phenomena on earth-and Iceland is the perfect place to see them!  We’ll be combining our hunting for Northern Lights with a range of fantastic winter activities such as Secret Lagoon Hot springs, Reykjavik walking tour, Golden Circle drive, and the famous Blue Lagoon.

Memphis & Nashville: New Year’s Bash
Friday, December 28 to Tuesday, January 1
Memphis & Nashville TN

Join us for a New Year’s Southern Bash in Tennessee’s favorite cities-Nashville and Memphis!  Ring in the new year and rock out the old with Music City at Nashville’s New Year’s Eve party on Lower Broadway.  Enjoy touring Graceland with the whole mansion decorated for the holidays.  Known for blues, country, BBQ, soul, history, culture, line dancing, cowboy boots, and guitars these two southern charms will entertain for the start of 2019!

January

Best of Austin & San Antonio
Martin Luther King Weekend
Friday, January 18 to Monday, January 21

Considered the live music capital of the world, Austin is one of the most unique, creative and art-centric cities in the U.S. With over 250 music venues, art on practically every corner, and a healthy dose of Texas charm, the city is at the top when it comes to weekend destinations to visit.  Join us over Martin Luther King weekend as we explore this awesome city through food, culture, music, history, and art.

February

Montreal & Quebec Winter Weekend
Aura Light Show, Dog Sledding, Ice Hotel, & Siberian Spa
Thursday, January 31 to Sunday, February 3 (home in time for Super Bowl!)

Join us for an amazing and adventurous winter weekend in Montreal and Quebec Canada!  Dog sledding through the Canadian forest, visit the scenes of the famous Hôtel de Glace, relax at the Siberian Spa, and take in the beautiful Old Towns of Montreal & Quebec!  Learn do steer a dog sled and make your own ice glass.  This weekend will be a chance for you to discover how much fun winter really can be!

Luxury Egypt Highlights Tour “Pyramids, Temples, & Nile River”
Friday, Feb 8th to Sunday, Feb 17 OR Wednesday, Feb 20:
ADD 3-Day Extension to Petra Jordan
Cairo, Luxor, Aswan, and Edfu (optional Petra)


Join Circle the World to one of the most mystical and historical countries in the world -Egypt.  Our luxury small group Egypt tour will surely awaken your inner explorer as we travel through the lush river valleys and golden desert landscapes of Egypt. Enjoy cruising the Nile past the pharaonic temples of Luxor to the Nubian treasures of Aswan. Your voyage will also take you to the mystical Pyramids of Giza, Tomb of the Nobles and the Sphinx.  Add our 3-day extension to Petra Jordan-Land of Eternal Mystery!

Land of Eternal Mystery: Petra Jordan
Sunday, February 17 to Wednesday, February 20
Petra Jordan

Why extend your Egypt trip 3 more days?  With its magnificent ruby sandstone formations and the sprawling ancient architecture, Petra Jordan is designed to take your breath away. It’s easy to spend these three days to appreciate the rich historical wonder around you. Petra, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is one of the New Seven Wonders of the World.  Nobody can ever prepare you for the beauty that is in Petra!

March

Bolivia & Northern Chile:
Salt Flats & Atacama Desert Adventure

Saturday, March 2 to Sunday, March 10
La Paz, Uyuni, Atacama Desert, & Santiago

Get ready to Circle the World and venture into amazing destinations that will blow you away with its surreal scenery and majestic beauty.  Bolivia’s Salar del Uyuni is considered one of the most extreme and remarkable vistas in all of South America, if not Earth, and the world’s largest salt flat.  Covered with a bit of water it becomes one big mirror which makes for beautiful pictures-!  We’ll cross into Northern Chile’s Atacama Desert, the world’s driest, as well as one of earth’s most surreal adventure destinations.  From pink flamingos, hot springs, stargazing, geysers, and canyons, this will be a trip you will never forget!

Lapland Arctic Adventure
Friday, March 15 to Sunday, March 24
Helsinki, Kemi, Rovaniemi, and Saariselka
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Join us for an Arctic Adventure and experience winter like you’ve only dreamed of in Lapland Finland! Finnish Lapland is truly a phenomenal corner of the world; located at the Northernmost tip of Continental Europe. Sleep in a heated glass igloo, ride on reindeer sleighs, play with husky dogs, toboggan down ice slides, sleep in an ice hotel, walk on a frozen ocean, marvel at the elusive Northern Lights, and even float in water with icebergs. This trip will surely be one of your most memorable trips ever!

April

NEW! CUBA: City & Countryside
Saturday, April 6 to Wednesday, April 10
Havana & Vinales  4 days

Ever want to visit Cuba, but have limited time?  Our City & Countryside Tour is perfect for you. Specifically designed for busy people who want to fully experience Cuba’s vibrant capital city and beautiful countryside on a short schedule.  Feel like you are going back in time as you see the spectacular old American cars on the road and the fascinating old world architecture. In Piñar del Rio, you will travel to a scenic paradise to meet the farmers and experience an incredible community project. Check our extension trip below!

NEW! CUBA: City & Countryside +Trinidad
Saturday, April 6 to Saturday, April 13
Havana. Vinales, Trinidad, & Cienfuegos  8 days

Looking to stay in Cuba for a longer time?  Our City & Countryside Tour plus a trip to the Cuban UNESCO Heritage City of Trinidad. Trinidad is a town in central Cuba, known for its colonial old town and cobblestone streets. Its neo-baroque main square, Plaza Mayor, is surrounded by grand colonial buildings. Feel like you are going back in time as you see the spectacular old American cars on the road and the fascinating old world architecture. 

Florida Keys Winter Escape
Wednesday, April 10 to Sunday, April 14
Key West Florida 4 Days/4 Nights

Join us for a long weekend on a stretch of paradise closer to Cuba than Miami! Key West is Florida’s southernmost subtropical paradise, a unique assembly of history, climate, natural beauty, cultural diversity, architecture and cheeky romantic appeal. Get your sun lotion out to enjoy a array of water activities, art galleries, architecture, Duval street, and FUN in the SUN weekend!  Have more time?  Join our CUBA trip from Saturday, April 6-10th!

Upscale South Africa: Cape Town & Safari “Easter Break”
Friday(am), April 19 to Sunday April 28 (am)
Cape Town and Safari in Balule Private Nature Reserve (part of Kruger N.P.)
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This is a South African Adventure that you will never forget.  From the majestic peaks of northern highland paradise, elephant spotting at Balule Nature Reserve, to the pounding surf and majestic seascapes of Cape Town, South Africa has become the most popular spot on the block in Africa.  Enjoy the beautiful African Safari Lodge, six private safaris, full-course meals, and sunsets you’ll never forget.  Our Cape Town boutique hotel delivers to perfection and is rated one of the best in the city! Join us this spring as we explore this amazing country and return home with lifelong memories.

May

NEW! Kentucky Derby “Horses, Bluegrass, & Bourbon”
Friday, May 3 to Monday, May 6
Louisville, KY

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to go to the Kentucky Derby?  Join us for a long weekend as we venture to the Bluegrass State, known as the “Horse Capital of the World”. A place where 95 percent of all bourbon is distilled, aged and bottled right there. Take in the hype of the Kentucky Derby, sample bourbon at the distilleries, taste treats while hearing the history of Louisville, and experience the only zip line in an underground cavern. Enjoy Kentucky to the fullest!

Coming Soon Grand Canyon & Antelope Canyon
Wednesday May 8 to Sunday, May 12
Arizona

Join us for a long weekend getaway to one of the Seven Wonders of the World and the amazing Antelope Canyon! Grand Canyon is a designated World Heritage Site, and one of the Crown Jewels of the National Park System. It was declared a national park in 1919, the mile deep, 277-mile long gorge draws nearly five million visitors annually to the lofty rims. Antelope Canyon is one of the most  photographed canyons in the USA. With so many outdoor beauty to see, this getaway is a must-do in Arizona.

NEW! Italy: Sicily & Amalfi Coast
Friday, May 24 to Sunday, June 2 “Memorial Week”
Rome, Eastern Sicily, Amalfi Coast, & Naples

Join us this spring to the enchanting, historic, and ever so beautiful areas of Italy-the Amalfi Coast and Sicily! We will start out tour in Rome, the heart of Italy and make our way south to Taornino Sicily, Amalfi Coast, Capri, Pompeii, and Naples. Enjoy walking tours, Sicilian cooking class, wine tasting, Mt. Etna jeep tour, coastal towns, Amalfi Coast boat excursion, historic sites, and so much more!

June

Coming Soon! Mt. Rushmore, Black Hills & Badlands
Friday June 14 to Monday, June 17
South Dakota: Badlands & Custer State Park

Join us for a long weekend as we travel west to the memorable and inspiring destination that make up the Great Faces and Badlands of South Dakota.  Enjoy experiencing the points of interests such as Mt. Rushmore Memorial, Crazy Horse Memorial, Custer State Park, Badlands National Park, and Jewel Cave National Monument.  The stunning beauty, fascinating history, and natural wildlife, will make you wonder why you waited so long to visit South Dakota.

July

Coming Soon! Greek Islands “Beach, Culture, & Beauty”
Friday, July 19 to Sunday, July 28
Athens, Santorini, and Mykonos

Greece is the land of the islands! Join us this summer as we explore Athens, Santorini and Mykonos Islands. The fabulous Santorini, regarded by many as the most spectacular of all the Greek Islands. Santorini is unique in its beauty and character with sunsets you’ll never forget. Mykonos, known for its charms of a traditional Cycladic town, shopping, cafes, and beaches. Each island is unique showing amazing beauty and Greek culture.

August

Best of Scotland & Fringe Festival
Early August
Edinburgh, Isle of Skye, & Scottish Highlands

Scotland is the land of rolling green hills, rugged coastlines, cosmopolitan cities and majestic beauty.  Our journey takes us to spectacular castles, adventurous outdoors, whiskey distilleries and the famous Loch Ness.  We’ll travel on the scenic Harry Potter train and a ferry ride to Isle of Skye.  Edinburgh’s Fringe Festival welcomes an explosion of creative energy from around the globe and never disappoints! Join us as we conquer the “best of Scotland!”

September

Portugal: North to South
Mid Sept