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Solo Travel

Booking a solo vacation with Sundial Travel will ensure that we handle all the fine details, and help you choose the right trip.
Safety is a concern for many solo travelers, and with the companies we work with, you will have a great safe and smooth trip. The experienced guides know the places to go and where not to go.
You can choose to travel with a small group or alone – either way we can streamline the travel planning.   These tours aren’t just for single people, they are for anyone who wants to travel solo.   You can see the world but not alone.

PERU ESCAPE


7 Day Tour from Lima to Lima
Discover the wonders of Peru on this week-long vacation featuring the must-see highlights of the Land of the Incas at a price that tells you now is the time! Your Lima sightseeing features the San Francisco Monastery along with the Plaza de Armas to see the Government Palace and the Cathedral. Fly to Cusco where you will be whisked into the Sacred Valley of the Incas where you will learn about the importance of the camelids in this area and see the ancient weaving techniques still in use today at Awanakancha. After time to explore the famous Indian market of Pisac, settle into your lush mountain-side hotel. Take the train through Urubamba Valley and spend a day at the impressive Machu Picchu ruins. Your tour of this ancient site reveals the many mysteries shrouded high in the clouds and rainforest. On your return to Cusco, your sightseeing tour includes visits to Sacsayhuaman, built in the early 12th century, and the Kenko Temple. These are just some of the many highlights you’ll see on this wonderful Peru vacation designed for savvy, value-minded travellers.
2021:
Jan 31, Feb 14, Mar 21, April 25, May 23, June 27, July 18, Septg 26, Oct 10, 24, Dec 12 $2245
2022:
Jan 23, Feb 20, March 13, 27 $2355

Prices are per person in single, double or triple room occupancy.

COSTA RICA ESCAPE


7 Day Tour from San José to San José
Forget the big city crowds and high prices—now is your time to vacation in Costa Rica! With its abundant wildlife and splendid beauty, it’s no wonder Costa Rica is synonymous with pura vida—the good life. On this Costa Rica tour, you’ll spend two nights each in San José, Arenal, and Monteverde. In Arenal, located in the shadow of Arenal Volcano (considered one of the world’s most active volcanoes), visit the Arenal Hanging Bridges. Made up of 15 bridges suspended in the treetops, you’ll see the flora and fauna from a different perspective. Be sure to have your camera ready for when your Naturalist points out monkeys, sloths, butterflies, birds, and other animals commonly seen here. Next, the verdant cloud forest of Monteverde is one of the most bio-diverse areas on the planet. Here, search for wildlife as you explore Santa Elena Cloud Forest Reserve—home to jaguars, resplendent quetzals, pumas, monkeys, sloths, ocelots, many species of birds, and a large diversity of plant species—with an expert Naturalist.
2020:
Nov 28, Dec 12, 19 $1019
2021:
Jan 9, Mar 13, April 17, May 15, June 19, July 17, Aug 7, Sept 25, Oct 23, Nov 20, Dec 4 $1219
2022:
Jan 29, Feb 12, 26, Mar 5, 19, $1289
Prices are per person in single, double or triple room occupancy.

Portuguese Escape


This eight-night guided tour with airfare gets you to Portugal’s medieval castles and port vineyards.
Highlights include:
Exploring 13 culture-packed cities and red-roofed towns with an expert guide, including Lisbon, Porto and UNESCO-designated Evora
Savouring your way through the country’s renowned culinary scene; this deal includes five dinners (with wine), plus tastings of tapas, port and Belmonte olive oil
Enjoying the quiet off-season, when tourist crowds have waned but the country still reaches daily highs of 16-20 degrees
What’s included: roundtrip flights to Lisbon, 4-star hotels for eight nights, ground transportation in a private coach with free Wi-Fi, guided tours and sightseeing, daily breakfast and five three-course dinners with wine, taxes.

2021:
Jan 30, Feb 6:
Calgary, Edmonton Halifax, Kelowna, Regina, Winnipeg Saskatoon, Windsor or Thunderbay $2098
Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa or Vancouver $1799
Feb 13 , 20 or 25:
Calgary, Edmonton Halifax, Kelowna, Regina, Winnipeg Saskatoon, Windsor or Thunderbay $2198
Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa or Vancouver $1899
Book by July 17.
Prices are per person in single, double or triple room occupancy.

Thailand Island Hopping – West Coast

8 days
Bangkok to Bangkok
hailand’s known for its unrivalled beaches, so forget setting foot on just one. This eight-day tour lets you hop around some of the best beaches along the Andaman Sea, discover the hues of Ko Mook’s Emerald Cave, and snack on some tasty barbecue on the shores of Ko Lanta. Find that sweet spot just for you, whether that means getting your thrills from optional activities like whitewater rafting, or just picking a place where you can hang out and watch the waves.
Enjoy the deserted beaches of Ko Ngai
Snorkel the Emerald Cave of Ko Mook
Kick back on Ko Lanta’s shores
Explore Krabi and opt to jungle trek or kayak
On sale!
2020:
Nov 12 $1130 Nov 22 $1232
Dec 6, 27 $1257
2021:
Jan 3, 24 Feb 21 $1257
Mar 7, 28 $1232
April 4, 11 $1130
Book by August 31, 2020
Book with Confidence!
For a limited time, tours departing before Dec. 31, 2020 can be cancelled and rebooked up to 14 days prior to departure and those departing between Jan. 1st 2021 and July 31, 2021 can be cancelled and rebooked up to 30 days prior to departure.
Travel with Confidence:
• Even smaller. Even better: maximum group size has been reduced to 12 travelers on most tours to ensure even smaller groups
• Private rides: Exclusive use of private transportation (except planes)
• My Own Room (plus extra legroom): My Own Room option is available for 50% off, and now includes extra space on all their private vehicles
• More “personal” personal space: All rooms on trip will be either double or single and have en-suite bathrooms

Bangkok to Chiang Mai Express

7 days
Bangkok to Chiang Mai
Take seven days, pack them full of wonderment and reflection in Northern Thailand — Kanchanaburi, Ayutthaya, and Chiang Mai, and plenty of temples, palaces, and small villages to explore — and you’ve got a recipe for one of the most memorable weeks you’ll ever have. Toss in the ease of travel by trains and there’s no way you’ll feel like you’re missing out on anything in this dynamic region.
Explore magnificent temples and palaces
See the multi-tiered Erawan Falls
Visit the old capital city of Ayutthaya
Learn about the sombre history of Kanchanaburi
On sale!
2020:
Nov 6, 16, $798
Dec 23, 28 $849
2021:
Jan 9, 25, Feb 10 $849
March 1, 15 $798
April 5, 19, 26 $747
May 3, 17, 24 $747
June 7, 21, 28 $798
July 5, 12, 19, 29 $798
Book by August 31, 2020
Book with Confidence!
For a limited time, tours departing before Dec. 31, 2020 can be cancelled and rebooked up to 14 days prior to departure and those departing between Jan. 1st 2021 and July 31, 2021 can be cancelled and rebooked up to 30 days prior to departure.
Travel with Confidence:
• Even smaller. Even better: maximum group size has been reduced to 12 travellers on most tours to ensure even smaller groups
• Private rides: Exclusive use of private transportation (except planes)
• My Own Room (plus extra legroom): My Own Room option is available for 50% off, and now includes extra space on all their private vehicles
• More “personal” personal space: All rooms on trip will be either double or single and have en-suite bathrooms

Iceland Northern Lights & Golden Circle

5 days
Reykjavík to Reykjavík
Part of our new Travel with Confidence Plus Collection, this trip features a smaller group size, private transportation, en-suite bathrooms, and a discounted rate for My Own Room. Iceland’s otherworldly aura seems to heighten at the winter months, when viewing of the Northern Lights is at its peak and the contrast between the cool, crisp air and its steaming geothermic hot springs heightens. Couple that with hiking through Þingvellir National Park, visiting horse farms, exploring lava caves, and chasing waterfalls, and you’ve got yourself a spectacular winter adventure like no other.
Explore Iceland’s glaciers and waterfalls
Keep your eyes peeled for dazzling displays of the Northern Lights
Explore the famous Golden Circle and visit an Icelandic horse farm
On sale!
2020:
Nov 14, 23 Dec 14, 25 $1572
2021:
Jan 1, 4, 16 $1665
Feb 12, 15, 27 $1665
Mar 5, 13, 26 $1665
April 1, 4 $1470
Book by August 31, 2020
Book with Confidence!
For a limited time, tours departing before Dec. 31, 2020 can be cancelled and rebooked up to 14 days prior to departure and those departing between Jan. 1st 2021 and July 31, 2021 can be cancelled and rebooked up to 30 days prior to departure.
Travel with Confidence:
• Even smaller. Even better: maximum group size has been reduced to 12 travellers on most tours to ensure even smaller groups
• Private rides: Exclusive use of private transportation (except planes)
• My Own Room (plus extra legroom): My Own Room option is available for 50% off, and now includes extra space on all their private vehicles
• More “personal” personal space: All rooms on trip will be either double or single and have en-suite bathrooms

Costa Rica Adventure

16 days
San José to San José
If you’re looking for a taste of Costa Rica’s world-class highlights but want to keep things spicy with a sampling of hidden treasures, this action-packed adventure tops the menu. In spite of its small size, Costa Rica is one of the most biologically diverse countries in the world with volcanoes, wildlife, rainforests, and beaches to explore. This adventure offers a great balance of guided excursions and free time. Optional activities abound — choose to get your adrenaline pumping or take it easy with a stroll through a butterfly garden.

On sale:

2020:
Nov 7 $1657 Nov 91, Dec $1742 Dec 19, 29 $1810
2021:
Jan 2, 9 $1810 Jan 23, 30 $1742
Feb 6, 13, 20 Mar 1, 4, 8, 15, 22, 27 $1742
April 3, 10, 15, 17, 24 $1657
May 1, 8, 29 June 5, 12, 19, 26 $1657
Book by August 31, 2020
Book with Confidence!
For a limited time, tours departing before Dec. 31, 2020 can be cancelled and rebooked up to 14 days prior to departure and those departing between Jan. 1st 2021 and July 31, 2021 can be cancelled and rebooked up to 30 days prior to departure.
Travel with Confidence:
• Even smaller. Even better: maximum group size has been reduced to 12 travellers on most tours to ensure even smaller groups
• Private rides: Exclusive use of private transportation (except planes)
• My Own Room (plus extra legroom): My Own Room option is available for 50% off, and now includes extra space on all their private vehicles
• More “personal” personal space: All rooms on trip will be either double or single and have en-suite bathrooms

Trek Hidden Costa Rica

Think you know Costa Rica? Trade in the same old settings for the real deal. Trek into the heart of the jungle to live with three families in a remote village. Discover the emerald core of a diverse land while bunking down behind a massive waterfall in a hidden cave. Learn about the medicinal plants native to these parts and how to make sugar cane candy. This is a spectacular country with opportunities for waterfall rappelling, surfing, and whitewater rafting. This is what adventure is all about.
12 days San José to San José
Prices are per person in single, double or triple room occupancy.

On sale!
2020: Dec 5, 19 $1954
2021:
Jan 16, Feb 13, Mar 13 $1954
April 10 $1844 May 15, June 19 $1742 July 17 $1844
Book by August 31, 2020
Book with Confidence!
For a limited time, tours departing before Dec. 31, 2020 can be cancelled and rebooked up to 14 days prior to departure and those departing between Jan. 1st 2021 and July 31, 2021 can be cancelled and rebooked up to 30 days prior to departure.

EGYPTIAN ESCAPE WITH NILE CRUISE

9 DAY TOUR FROM CAIRO TO CAIRO
If you’ve dreamed of standing at the foot of the great pyramids, now is the time to escape to Egypt. Peruse the treasures of King Tutankhamun in Cairo, and answer the riddle of the Sphinx at the Great Pyramids of Giza. Fly to Luxor and embark on a Nile River cruise. You’ll visit the Karnak and Luxor Temples, and join in guided sightseeing at the Valley of the Kings and Queens on the Nile’s West Bank—site of noble crypts where the pharaohs rest in splendor in the cliff sides. Visit the Temple of Horus with its menacing black stone falcon statue, built 2,000 years ago during the age of Cleopatra. You’ll see fascinating sights before your Nile River cruise is complete, including a bluff-top temple to worship crocodile and falcon gods, the unfinished obelisk of the granite quarries of Aswan, and the Temple of Isis recovered from the submerged island of Philae. Take an excursion on a Felucca sailboat for a view of Kitchener’s Island and the mausoleum of Aga Khan. Fly back to Cairo and conclude your vacation with a farewell dinner to celebrate your guided tour of Egypt.
2020:
Oct 3, 10, 17, 24 Nov 14, 21, 28 $1975
Dec 12 $1835 Dec 19, 26 $2105
2021:
Jan 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 Feb 6, 13, 20, 27 $1985
March 6, 13 $1975 Mar 20, 27 $2105
April 3, 10, 17, 24 $2105
Land price includes intra-vacation air and taxes.
Prices are per person in single, double, or triple room occupancy.

MOROCCAN ESCAPE


7 DAY TOUR FROM CASABLANCA TO CASABLANCA
Your escorted tour of Morocco is an escape from the crowds typically found at busier times of the year. Begin your vacation with a welcome dinner in legendary Casablanca. Follow North Africa’s infamous Barbary Coast to the capital-city Rabat—once the haven for 16th-century pirates—and take a drive to see the massive medieval battlements and Royal Palace. Throughout the week, you’ll encounter incredible historic and cultural sites. Marvel at the architecture and history of Meknes—the 11th-century military settlement, turned into an impressive city in the Spanish-Moorish style by the legendary Sultan Moulay Ismail. On your guided sightseeing tour, you’ll see the monumental gated walls that surround the city, elaborate mosques, the palace, and you’ll also visit the Royal Stables—built by the Sultan to house 12,000 royal horses.
2020:
Nov 1, 4, 8, 11, 15, 22, 29 $1099
Dec 2, 6, 13 $899
2021:
Jan 24, 27, 31 $979 Feb 3, 7, 10, 14, 17 $979
Feb 21, 24, 28 $1099 March 3, 7, 10, 14 $1099
Prices are per person in single, double, or triple room occupancy.

The single supplement waiver and single room capacity is limited, please call for availability.


GALÁPAGOS MULTISPORT WITH QUITO

10 days, Quito to Quito
This adventure is perfect for those who want to experience the incredible wildlife and scenery of the Galápagos Islands but prefer to sleep on shore. Go ashore at the lesser-visited island of Isabela and spend your days with playful sea lions, giant manta rays, and the Galápagos giant tortoise. This adventure offers a great balance of guided excursions and free time, with optional activities abound.

On sale!
2020:
Nov 7, 14, 21, Dec 5, 19, 26 $2889
Oct 24 $2847
2021:
Jan  30, Feb 27 $2847
Mar 13, 27, April 10, 17, May  22 $2949
Book with deposit by August 31, 2020

NORTH OF IRELAND ESCAPE


7 DAY TOUR FROM DUBLIN TO DUBLIN

Escape to the beauty and history of the “Emerald Isle” on your guided tour of Ireland. Enjoy your getaway into the green valleys and sweeping seashores without the large crowds or costs of the “busy” travel season. You’ll begin in the fair city of Dublin. Admire statue-lined O’Connell Street, Dublin’s main thoroughfare, and elegant Georgian squares with their red-brick townhouses and colorful doors behind the wrought-iron fences. You’ll also see Trinity College and St. Patrick’s Cathedral along the way.
Leave the bustle of Dublin for the green landscapes of Ireland’s countryside, and visit Rathbaun Farm. You’ll learn about Ireland’s sheep-farming practices, and try your hand at scone baking in the farmhouse kitchen. You’ll travel on to western Ireland’s colorful harbor city of Galway, with its vibrant shops, cafés, and traditional pubs. On your way to Northern Ireland, pass through Westport, Donegal, and Letterkenny. Then, enjoy a guided walk on Derry’s Old Town walls, and visit the amazing natural formation of the Giant’s Causeway—massive interlocking basalt columns that dramatically extend across the seashore.
Spend two nights in Belfast, with plenty to see in Northern Ireland’s capital city, including the fascinating Titanic Experience. On your way back to Dublin, stop in Carlingford. This Cooley Peninsula town is famous for its oyster farms, medieval buildings, and 12th-century King John’s Castle overlooking the city. Spend the last night of your escorted tour of Ireland where you began, in Dublin. You’ll see why this escape through Ireland’s beauty and history is made even better without the crowds of the high season on your affordable, guided Ireland vacation.
2020: Nov 1, 8 $1169
Dec 13 $1039
Prices are per person in single, double, or triple room occupancy.

South of Ireland Escape

6 Day Tour from Limerick to Dublin

Travel through Ireland’s rugged landscapes and welcoming locales during the off season and see your luck change! From Limerick to Dublin, you’ll experience the beauty and charm of the Emerald Isle. Take an excursion from Limerick to the spectacular Cliffs of Moher

2020:
Nov 1, 15, 22 $10399  Dec  13 $889
Prices are per person in single, double, or triple room occupancy

IRISH ESCAPE

7 DAY TOUR FROM DUBLIN TO DUBLIN
Escape to the lush landscapes, charming cities, and friendly people of Ireland during the low season so you can experience it all without the crowds and, most importantly, without the high-season prices. This Ireland tour is an ideal introduction to the Emerald Isle for first-time visitors who have limited time. You’ll relish in some of Ireland’s most magnificent scenery as well as its most famous towns. You’ll start and end in Dublin, and you’ll also have overnights in Ennis, Killarney, and Waterford. Highlights of this tour include the 668-foot Cliffs of Moher on Ireland’s west coast, where you’ll savor breathtaking views of these sheer cliffs dropping into the ocean, and the Ring of Kerry, a 100-mile panoramic drive through rugged and awe-inspiring landscapes. Words cannot capture the magnificence of this natural beauty; it must be witnessed in person!
You’ll also have time to enjoy bustling Dublin, the “Fair City,” Adare with its pretty thatched cottages; medieval Waterford, home to the famous crystal; and Kilkenny, one of Ireland’s prettiest and liveliest towns. From the scenic beauty to the unique interactions and experiences with the down-to-earth locals, this Ireland tour is sure to delight all of your senses, and at a price you just can’t miss!
2020: Oct 31, Nov 1, 7,8, 21, 22, 29 $1239
Dec 5, 6, 12, 13 $1169
Prices are per person in single, double or triple room occupancy.

SCOTTISH HIGHLANDS ESCAPE


6 DAY TOUR FROM EDINBURGH TO GLASGOW
Take an exciting Caledonian adventure through the highlands from Edinburgh to Glasgow on this guided vacation in Scotland! Enjoy the moors even more by visiting during the off season, with fewer crowds and lower prices. Begin in Edinburgh to visit the Castle and admire Scotland’s Crown Jewels. Visit the home of golf at St. Andrews. Stop in the Victorian mountain resort of Pitlochry and admire its Scottish Baronial architecture, then cross the battleground at Culloden Moor. Spend the night in the Highland capital of Inverness, and prepare for a day of glorious Scottish scenery on your drive along the shores of Loch Ness. Keep an eye out for the elusive Nessie! Take a spirited tour of Ben Nevis whisky distillery, and admire even more beautifully rugged landscapes from Glen Coe to Oban on the western coast of Scotland.
Travel through the serene glens, lush forests, and rushing rivers of The Trossachs—Scotland’s first national park. Relish in the lovely views of Loch Lomond. Take a drive through Glasgow to see its 12th-century cathedral, stately university buildings, and elegant Georgian squares built in the heyday of the tobacco barons. Finally, gather with your traveling companions, and raise a glass to this bonnie jaunt of a guided vacation in Scotland.
2020: Nov 22, 29 $1039 Dec 6 $899
Prices are per person in single, double or triple room occupancy.

Budapest to Prague

7 days

On this guided vacation of Central Europe, experience the rich history and most popular destinations without the crowds—and even better—without the high-season prices. This Central Europe escorted tour is a magnificent journey through the former Habsburg Empire offering romantic castles, churches, villas and modern architecture, vineyards, breweries, first-class shopping, art, and culinary delights. Both vibrant and relaxing, your adventure begins in magical Budapest, and you’ll also stay in another two of Central Europe’s most popular cities: Vienna and Prague.

Enjoy sightseeing of the must-see sights with a Local Guide in all cities: in Budapest, enjoy the treasures of the city with a panoramic view from Fishermen’s Bastion and admire the 13th-century Matthias Coronation Church, the coronation spot of several Hungarian monarchs; in Vienna, among the many sights you will see, you’ll visit St. Stephen’s Cathedral, a symbol of Vienna; and in Prague, visit the 1000-year-old Hradčany Castle grounds, the largest castle complex in the world. And marvel at the Astronomical Clock, built in 1410, and once the envy of all Europe. From the exciting cities and historical sights to the special experiences, this Central Europe escorted vacation has something for everyone, including a low-season price that you won’t want to miss!

Full buffet breakfast daily; 2 three-course dinners with wine: a welcome dinner in Budapest and a farewell dinner at a local restaurant in Prague

2020:  Oct 31, Nov 7, 14 $1299 Dec 5, 12 $1169
2021: Feb 13, 20 $1169 Feb 27 $1299
March 6 $1299 March 13, 20 $1369
Prices are per person in single, double or triple room occupancy.

Imperial Escape with Berlin

9 Day Tour from Budapest to Berlin
This Central Europe guided tour is a magnificent journey through the former Habsburg Empire. Experience the treasures and rich history of this part of the world, including a once-in-a-lifetime visit to Berlin—and all during the low season, which makes it the perfect time for you to travel to get unbeatable prices and experiences without the crowds! Your tour begins in magical Budapest and then you’ll stay in another two of Central Europe’s most intriguing cities, Vienna and Prague, before ending your adventure in fascinating Berlin!
Oct 31, Nov 7, 14 $1559  Dec 5, 12 $1429
Prices are per person in single, double or triple room occupancy.

LONDON & PARIS ESCAPE


7 DAY TOUR FROM LONDON TO PARIS
See the sights you want to see in London and Paris with local expert guides, but without the crowds or high-season prices. Your escorted vacation in London begins with a welcome dinner and a narrated nighttime cruise on the Thames River to admire the illuminated Tower Bridge, and the Houses of Parliament. You’ll spend three nights in London to see the iconic sites of this historic city—from Big Ben to Buckingham Palace, and visit St. Paul’s Cathedral. Enjoy ample free time to explore London’s many places of interest on your own as well, before boarding a high-speed train to Paris.
Enjoy a 3-night stay in Paris, with included sightseeing featuring the Arc de Triomphe, Concorde Square, Champs-Élysées, and a Seine cruise. You’ll also have precious free time to spend exploring the “City of Light” on your own—to see the Louvre Museum or just pass time leisurely in a French café. Whatever you choose to do, your guided tours of London and Paris favorites is certain to be enjoyable with fewer crowds in the off-season!
2020: Dec 6 $1559
2021: Feb 14, 21 $1559 Feb 28, Mar 7, 14 $1689
Prices are per person in single, double or triple room occupancy.

EUROPEAN ESCAPE

9 DAY TOUR FROM ROME TO PARIS
You can experience Europe’s most popular destinations without the crowds—and even better—without the high-season prices. Rome, Florence, Venice, Lucerne, and Paris—these exciting and vibrant cities await you on this thrilling European tour. Guided sightseeing tours will highlight the must-see attractions, including the Vatican Museums with the Sistine Chapel and the Colosseum the ancient arena of the Gladiators in Rome; the Academy of Fine Arts in Florence, where you will see Michelangelo’s famous David statue; the Chapel Bridge in Lucerne, dating back to the 14th century; and a Seine cruise in Paris, where you’ll want your camera ready to capture the magnificent views of Notre Dame Cathedral and the Eiffel Tower.
Other highlights of this guided tour of Europe are a welcome dinner at a local restaurant in Rome, a pasta dinner in Venice, and a stop in the town of Lugano with its sparkling lake surrounded by the Alps. But that’s not all…throughout this European Escape, Globus has arranged VIP access for you. So, you won’t be waiting in long lines to enter the Vatican Museums in Rome or the Academy of Fine Arts in Florence. We work behind the scenes to minimize the lines and wait times, so you can maximize the fun.
2020: Nov 1, 8, 15, 22 $2029 Dec 6, 14 $1949
Prices are per person in single, double or triple room occupancy.

EUROPEAN ESCAPE WITH LONDON

10 DAY TOUR FROM ROME TO LONDON
Escape to Europe’s most popular destinations with a guided European vacation during the low season and bypass the tourist crowds and the high-season prices! Rome, Florence, Venice, Lucerne, Paris, and London—these exciting and vibrant cities await you on this thrilling European tour. Guided sightseeing tours will highlight the must-see attractions, including the Vatican Museums with the Sistine Chapel and the Colosseum the ancient arena of the Gladiators in Rome; the Academy of Fine Arts in Florence, where you will see Michelangelo’s famous David statue; the Chapel Bridge in Lucerne, dating back to the 14th century; and a Seine cruise in Paris, where you’ll want your camera ready to capture the magnificent views of Notre Dame Cathedral and the Eiffel Tower.
Other highlights of this European tour include a welcome dinner at a local restaurant in Rome, a pasta dinner in Venice, a stop in the city of Lugano with its sparkling lake surrounded by the Alps, and a thrilling ride on the Eurostar train from Paris to London. But that’s not all…throughout this European Escape, Globus has arranged VIP access for you. That means you won’t have to wait in long lines to enter the Vatican Museums in Rome or the Academy of Fine Arts in Florence. We work behind the scenes to minimize the lines and wait times, so you can maximize the fun.
2020: Nov 1, 8, 15, 22 $2339 Dec 6 $2199
Prices are per person in single, double or triple room occupancy.

FOUR CAPITALS OF EUROPE ESCAPE

8 DAY TOUR FROM AMSTERDAM TO LONDON
Take advantage of these benefits on this guided vacation in Europe. Discover Amsterdam, Brussels, Paris, and London during a wonderful 8-day escape to discover these brilliant cities. Enjoy a canal cruise in Amsterdam past homes of the “Golden Age,” and visit a world-class Diamond Center. On to Belgium for a stop in Antwerp. Stroll around the Grote Markt in the Old Town, then travel to Brussels to explore the Belgian capital with guided sightseeing and special dinner at a local restaurant. Next, arrive in the “City of Light”—Paris. Guided sightseeing, including a Seine river cruise, highlight the iconic sights in France’s capital, such as the Champs Elysées, Arc de Triomphe, and the Opéra. Board the high-speed Eurostar train for London. Get the royal treatment with guided sightseeing in Her Majesty’s famous city, including Parliament, Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace, and a visit to iconic St. Paul’s Cathedral.
2020: Nov 22 $1779
2021: Feb 21, 28 $1689 Mar 7, 14 $1779 Mar 21 $1819
Prices are per person in single, double or triple room occupancy.

GERMAN ESCAPE

7 DAY TOUR FROM BERLIN TO MUNICH
When you think of Germany, what comes to mind? Varied and beautiful countryside, medieval towns with their old-world charm, a contrasting capital city where history has blended old and new styles together, or perhaps savoring German food with a stein of beer. All of this and more is included on this marvelous guided tour of Germany from Berlin to Munich. Sightseeing in each city includes the must-see attractions. In Berlin, you’ll visit Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church, badly damaged during the war and today a symbol of reconciliation. During your orientation in Dresden, visit the courtyard of Zwinger Palace, one of Germany’s best-known baroque buildings. In Munich, visit the lively Marienplatz. Here, observe the famous Glockenspiel, which re-creates a 16th-century wedding.
Step back in history with a Local Guide when you visit Augsburg, one of Germany’s oldest cities. Globus treats you to an incomparable experience—an overnight in medieval Rothenburg with its ramparts and towers, cobblestone lanes, and 16th-century houses. A farewell dinner at a local restaurant in Munich completes your German experience. Throughout this escorted tour of Germany, your Tour Director will share the ins and outs of its history, secrets, culture, and language. So all you have to do is sit back, relax, and enjoy this fantastic German Escape
2020: Nov 1, 8, 29 $1299
2021: Feb 14, 21, 28 $1129 March 7, 14 $1299
Prices are per person in single, double or triple room occupancy.

CROATIAN ESCAPE

8 DAY TOUR FROM ZAGREB TO ZAGREB
Your vacation begins with welcome dinner in Zagreb. Explore the sights of Croatia’s extraordinary capital with a local guide and see the important monuments of the upper and lower town. Take a scenic drive to Zadar for a first view of Croatia’s stunning coastline, where you’ll enjoy the magical sounds and lights of the Sea Organ and the Greeting to the Sun installations. You’ll visit the dramatic setting of Dubrovnik, an ancient maritime republic poised above the Adriatic Sea. Explore the impressive ramparts of the walled city, see its Franciscan and Dominican monasteries, and visit the 15th-century Rector’s Palace. In Split—ancient Spalato—tour the Emperor Diocletian’s Palace, and see the Mausoleum, the Cathedral of St. Domnius, and the incredible Temple of Jupiter. A meal of local specialties awaits you at a local restaurant for a taste of Croatia. Your guided vacation in Croatia ends back in Zagreb with a farewell dinner to celebrate your Croatian Escape, you’ll enjoy it all! This Croatian Escape has it all- film worthy locations and mouthwatering local dishes, all easier to enjoy in the off season!
2021: Mar 6 $1299 Mar 13, 20 $1559
Prices are per person in single, double or triple room occupancy.

POLAND ESCAPE

9 Day Tour from Warsaw to Warsaw
Discover remarkable culture and history on your guided tour of Poland. Escape for nine days in the affordable and less-crowded off season to explore this country rich in proud tradition. Begin in Warsaw—gateway city between East and West—for remarkable sightseeing, from the 14th-century Cathedral of St. John to remnants of the Jewish ghetto. Travel to the historic factory town of Łódź, home to the grand Poznanski Palace. In the University town of Poznań, see the baroque St. Peter and Paul Cathedral and Old Market Square before dining on regional specialties.

Learn about the turbulent history of Silesia and its historical capital, Wroclaw. Admire its fine patrician houses during a guided tour and a visit to the Market Square. Stop in Opole, one of Poland’s oldest cities, and continue to Czestochowa. Visit the Jasna Góra Monastery—home to the Black Madonna, venerated as the “Queen of Poland” and the country’s national symbol.

As you travel to Krakow, stop at the Auschwitz and Birkenau concentration camps for a guided tour of the notorious and chilling sites of the Holocaust. The following day, join a guided walk through Krakow’s historic Jewish center in the Kazimierz Quarter to enjoy its cafés, antique shops, and art galleries. Explore the Remuh Synagogue and 14th-century St. Mary’s Church before returning to Warsaw to conclude your off-season travel to Poland with a farewell dinner.
2020: Oct 3, 24, Nov 14 $1369 Nov 28 $1299

2021: Feb 13, 20, 27 $1299 March 6, 13, $1369 Mar  20, 27 $1559

Prices are per person in single, double, or triple room occupancy.

Scottish Escape

7 Day Tour from Glasgow to Edinburgh
This off-season Scottish Escape tour is the perfect way to appreciate the beauty of Scotland’s rural landscapes, as well as the energy of its cities and iconic sites. Your escorted vacation begins in Scotland’s largest city—Glasgow. You’ll take a guided tour of a whisky distillery, visit Stirling Castle—home to Scotland’s Kings and Queens—and explore the sights of Glasgow as well. Travel along the “Bonnie Banks” of Loch Lomond, and see awe-inspiring Rannoch Moor, Glen Coe, Loch Linnhe, and Fort William beneath Ben Nevis. Keep an eye out for the Loch Ness monster, and learn about historic conflicts between Scottish clans.
Spend the night in the Scottish highland capital of Inverness, and see the mountain resort of Pitlochry, and the legendary home of golf at St. Andrews. Cross the Forth Road Bridge to Edinburgh, to spend three nights to see the historic sites, such as Edinburgh Castle and stunning views. Make your escape to see the best of Scotland, while enjoying reduced crowds and prices on the off-season. You’ll enjoy your guided tour of Scotland all the more!
2021: Feb 14, 21 $1119 Mar 7, 14 $1249 Mar 21, 28 $1299
Prices are per person in single, double, or triple room occupancy.

DUTCH ESCAPE


8 DAY TOUR FROM AMSTERDAM TO AMSTERDAM
Your eight-day off-season vacation in Holland and Belgium is the perfect getaway to Europe! Enjoy seeing the sights, while admiring the Netherlands’ windmills and waterways, and sampling Belgium’s cuisine. Fewer crowds and lower prices during the off-season means having more space and time to enjoy the artistry of both countries. Take a canal cruise in Amsterdam past homes of the “Golden Age,” and visit the Rijksmuseum to see Rembrandt’s The Night Watch. Drive north across the 19-mile dike between the North Sea and the Ijsselmeer (the former Zuiderzee). In Arnhem visit the Airborne Museum and see the John Frost bridge—commemorating the Battle of Arnhem and the British bravery made famous in the film, A Bridge Too Far. On to Antwerp for guided sightseeing in the historic harbor city on the River Scheldt. Visit the Grote Markt in the Old Town and dine at one of the city’s lively restaurants. An included excursion takes you to one of Western Europe’s best-preserved medieval towns—Bruges. Visit the Church of our Lady to see Michelangelo’s Madonna of Bruges, and learn of the town’s rich textile history with a lace-making demonstration. In Holland’s Kinderdijk, see the 18th century windmills—helping to drain the lowlands and make the windmill a national symbol. In Rotterdam, visit the impressive Markthal, and enjoy a visit to the Royal Delft Pottery Factory, before arriving in The Hague—housing the King’s residence, parliament, and International Court of Justice.
2020: Nov 1 $1519
2021: Feb 21, 28 $1429 March 7 $1519 March 14, 21 $1559
Prices are per person in single, double or triple room occupancy.

Solo River Cruises

No Single Supplements
Whether you’re the kind of person who prefers travelling alone, or you just want your own cabin while travelling with friends, our Solo Traveller options bring your perfect European vacation within reach. We have exclusively reserved a selection of European river cruise departures for solo travellers, with no single supplements across the entire ship, so you can book that Diamond Deck Suite you’ve always imagined, without the roommate and the single price tag.
2020 SOLO cruises
Burgundy Rhone & Provence  Oct 22, Nov 3 – 8 day cruise from $2859 usd
Blue Danube  Oct 16, Nov 2 – 8 day cruise from $2769 usd
Douro, Porto & Salamanca River Nov 8 or 13 – 8 day cruise from $2809 usd
Medieval Germany Oct 24 – 8 days from $2999 usd
Rhine, Strasbourg, Heidelberg Oct 21 – 8 days from $3069 usd
Seine, Paris & Normandy Nov 3 – 8 days from $3049 usd

Port charges and taxes included

South of Ireland Escape

6 Day Tour from Limerick to Dublin

Travel through Ireland’s rugged landscapes and welcoming locales during the off season and see your luck change! From Limerick to Dublin, you’ll experience the beauty and charm of the Emerald Isle. Take an excursion from Limerick to the spectacular Cliffs of Moher

2020:
Nov 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 $969  Dec 6, 13 $889
Prices are per person in single, double, or triple room occupancy

VENICE ESCAPE WITH 7-NIGHT ADRIATIC CRUISE


10 days from Venice to Venice
What could make a Romantic 7-night cruise on the Adriatic Sea even better? Starting and ending your vacation in Venice, Italy, during the off-season at that! Arrive in Venice for an overnight stay before setting sail for a 7-night cruise of the Adriatic Sea showing you Mediterranean coastal wonders in Greece, Montenegro and Croatia. Stay on the unique and intriguing island city of Venice where a private boat ride awaits. Visit St. Mark’s Square and Basilica, the Doges’ Palace, and the Bridge of Sighs.
Get on board and relax on the recently refurbished Celestyal Olympia cruise ship. Sail across the glimmering Adriatic Sea and discover the pivotal role it has played on the surrounding countries. Enjoy a full day each to explore the Greek islands of Corfu and Patras—brimming with ancient history, architecture, and beauty. After a morning at sea, arrive in Montenegro’s spectacular bay of Kotor for a day of exploring with a Local Guide. Sail overnight to the magnificent fortress city of Dubrovnik, Croatia—the walled citadel and film setting for Game of Thrones. In Split, walk the narrow cobblestone streets to see incredible sights, including Emperor Diocletian’s Palace. Cruise back to Venice for an overnight stay in Italy. Travel  in the off-season, lose the crowds, and save big on this Adriatic Sea cruise and Italy vacation you can’t afford to miss!
2020: Dec 4, 11, 18 $2520 Port Taxes $350 & Gratuities $91 to service personnel on board the ship are included
Prices are per person in single, double, or triple room occupancy.
The single supplement waiver and single room capacity is limited, please call for availability.
Extra nights per person in Venice:
pre-night in single room $124, in twin $122, in triple $113
post-night in single room $169, in twin $169, in triple $169

ITALIAN ESCAPE


7 DAY TOUR FROM ROME TO VENICE
You’ve heard about Italy—its mouth-watering cuisine, excellent wine, fabulous art, splendid beauty, ancient ruins, and remarkable architecture—now it’s your turn to experience it all! On this Italy escorted tour, get a taste of what the country has to offer and explore its most famous cities: Rome, Florence, and Venice. Have your camera ready as you discover the historical sights of Rome, including St. Peter’s Basilica, the Vatican Museums, and the Sistine Chapel with its Michelangelo’s world-famous ceiling paintings. Also visit the Colosseum, the ancient amphitheater used for deadly gladiator contests. Take a step back in time as you get up close to ancient buildings and ruins to imagine what life was like thousands of years ago.Enjoy a walk through the Old Town of Assisi, and visit the Basilica of St. Francis, before arriving in Florence, known as one of the most beautiful cities in the world and often referred to as the art capital of Italy. Here, enjoy a light lunch and a guided walking tour that includes a visit to see Michelangelo’s famous David statue. Spend time shopping for local Florentine goods. In Pisa, marvel at the spectacular Square of Miracles with its world-famous Leaning Tower. In romantic Venice, a private boat ride awaits. Visit the must-see sights, such as St. Mark’s Square and Basilica, the Doges’ Palace, and the Bridge of Sighs. You’ll also have time to explore the maze of streets and discover their hidden treasures. Or relax at an outdoor café in St. Mark’s Square and enjoy this prime people-watching spot.
2020: Nov 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, Dec 6, 13 $1689
2021: Jan 24, 31, Feb 7 $1559
Feb 14, 21, 28, Mar 7 $1689 Mar 14, 21 $1759
Prices are per person in single, double or triple room occupancy.

Sicilian Escape

7 Day Tour from Palermo to Taormina Riviera

Escape to Sicily for seven days of beauty, cuisine, and history—without the crowds you’d find in the high-season. Begin in Palermo and meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel. Spend the following day on a guided sightseeing tour of Palermo’s ornate Piazza Bellini and Capo Market. See the stunning baroque features of the Church of the Immacolata, and visit the historic Palermo Cathedral. Enjoy the panoramic view of the Conca d’Oro in Monreale, and visit the 12th-century Norman Cathedral with its treasured byzantine mosaics.
Walk through the 24-centuries-old Valley of the Temples with your Local Guide in Agrigento, visit Piazza Armerina’s Villa Romana del Casale to admire the world’s largest collection of Roman mosaics. In Syracuse, the birthplace of mathematician Archimedes, you’ll take a guided visit to the archaeological site of the 5th-century-BC Greek Theater, Garden of Paradise, Ear of Dionysus, Altar of Hieron II, Roman Amphitheater, and the Cordmaker’s Cave. Travel to Catania, where you’ll sample Sicily’s famous Arancino, and spend two nights on the spectacular Taormina Riviera, your base for a fascinating excursion to Mount Etna—the largest active volcano in Europe. Explore Taormina, and complete your Sicilian Escape with a fabulous farewell dinner at a local restaurant. You’ll treasure the time spent exploring Sicily’s famous sights and stunning scenery—without the crowds of the busy travel season on this spectacular guided tour of Sicily!
Nov 1, 8, 15, 22 $1199  Nov 29, $999

Prices are per person in single, double, or triple room occupancy.

GREEK ESCAPE

7 DAY TOUR FROM ATHENS TO ATHENS
You’ve seen photos of the ancient Acropolis in Athens,
dating back to the 5th century BC—now’s your chance to see it in person
on this escorted Greek vacation. You’ve watched the Olympics on TV—
now’s your chance to walk among the ruins in Olympia, where the Olympics began in 776 BC.
You’ve eaten at Greek restaurants—now’s your chance to enjoy an authentic Greek cooking demonstration,
where you’ll learn how to make the traditional Greek tzatziki appetizer.
Welcome drink in Athens; full buffet breakfast daily; 3 three-course dinners
ATHENS Welcome drink; guided sightseeing, visit the Acropolis
CORINTH CANALMYCENAE Guided visit of the excavations and museum
EPIDAURUS Guided visit of the 2,300-year-old open-air theater
OLYMPIA Guided visit of the archaeological site and the museum; learn how to make the traditional Greek tzatziki appetizer
DELPHI Guided visit of the excavations, visit the Archaeological Museum; learn to dance the sirtaki and have a glass of Ouzo
ARACHOVA Visit the picturesque mountain town
Prices are per person in single, double or triple room occupancy.
Land only Nov 1, 8, 15, 22 $1199 Nov 29, Dec 6, 13 $1069
Air Inclusive package from Toronto, Montreal or Vancouver
Nov 29, Dec 6 & 20 $1599
Nov 1, 8, 15, 22 $1729
Add $299 to depart from Ottawa, Edmonton, Halifax, Kelowna, Regina, Saskatoon, Victoria, Calgary or Winnipeg
Book by Jan 31, 2020

The Blue Danube River cruise for Solo Travellers

Budapest to Budapest
Nov 2, 2020 $2249 USD
7 nights on board a 5-star ship
7 visits & tours
Full board (drink package available for $159 usd)
Complimentary on-board tea & coffee
Complimentary on-board Wi-Fi (speeds may vary)
Expert cruise director and concierge
All port charges & taxes

Rhine, Strasbourg & Heidelberg River Cruise for Solo Travelers

8 days from only $3,619 USD
Exclusive departure for solo travelers – No single supplements
Departing  October 31, 2020
7 nights on board a 5-star ship
8 visits & tours
Full board (drink packages available $159usd)
Complimentary on-board tea & coffee
Complimentary on-board Wi-Fi (speeds may vary)
Expert cruise director and concierge
All port charges & taxes