Pacific Northwest Adventure Tour

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Enjoy a seven day excursion through the Picturesque Pacific Northwest as you travel along the breathtaking Washington and Oregon Coastline!


Experience highlights of this incredible coastal area including Seattle & Portland along with Puget Sound, Mt. St. Helen’s, the rugged Oregon Coast and the Columbia River Gorge.  New adventures in Art, Northwest Cuisine and a thrilling Dune Buggy Ride await!  *Optional Victoria, BC post-tour is available.

Highlights include :

  • Seattle
  • Space Needle & Chihuly Glass Garden
  • Duck Tour of Seattle
  • Boeing Future of Flight
  • Mt. St Helens
  • The Astoria Columm
  • Fort Clatsup National Historic Park
  • Tillamook Cheese Factory
  • Lincoln Culinary Center
  • Oregon Coast Aquarium
  • Bonfire on the Beach
  • Sea Lion Caves
  • Dune Buggy Ride
  • Portland
  • International Rose Test Gardens
  • Columbia River Gorge
  • Mt. Hood
  • Multnomah Falls

Tour Pricing starts at $1,890 p.p.d.o.

Departure Dates available: July 16, 2017

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The Queen Mary & Catalina Island

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An Island Oasis
Catalina Island lies in the Pacific Ocean, twenty-two miles west of Los Angeles. The island combines natural beauty with a wide range of amenities and activities. With over fifty miles of shoreline, secluded coves, and dramatic views, this destination has earned a reputation as “the island of romance”.

Highlights include :

  • The Queen Mary
  • Glory Days Tour
  • Catalina Express
  • Catalina Island Casino
  • Glass Bottom Boat Tour
  • Inland Expedition
  • Sundown Isthmus Cruise
  • Harbor Reef Restaurant
  • Native Plant Nursery
  • Airport in the Sky
  • Conservancy Nature Center
  • Bald Eagle Habitat
  • Lover’s Cove Marine Preserve

Tour Pricing starts at $1,715 p.p.d.o.

Departure Dates available: May 22, 2017

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Exploring America’s Great Parks Tour with Extended Stay in Las Vegas

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17-Day Tour from Las Vegas to Las Vegas

Mother Nature has produced some remarkable scenery, and on this National Parks tour, you’ll have the opportunity to experience some of nature’s finest. This tour focuses on some of the West’s great national and state parks, including Grand Canyon National Park, Arches National Park, Mount Rushmore, Custer State Park, Yellowstone National Park, Grand Teton National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park, and Zion National Park. From spectacular rock formations and deep canyons to sparking waterfalls, geysers, and lakes, you’ll see a wide variety of breathtaking natural wonders.

In addition to the scenery offered throughout this National Parks tour, trip highlights include a 2-night stay at the Historic State Game Lodge in Custer State Park, which served as the “Summer White House” for President Calvin Coolidge; a visit to Crazy Horse Memorial; a 2-night stay inside Yellowstone National Park; an overnight near the rim of the Grand Canyon, offering a rare opportunity for great views; an opportunity for star gazing in Bryce Canyon National Park, one of the best places to see stars due to its remote location and lack of pollution; a visit to Devil’s Tower National Monument, an amazing geologic feature protruding out of the prairie and considered sacred to the local tribes; and more.

Globus has also included some wonderful special experiences. Enjoy a 4-wheel-drive tour of Monument Valley with a knowledgeable Navajo guide and a Navajo cookout. Partake in a lunch and wine tasting in Colorado’s wine country and enjoy a buffalo safari in Custer State Park.

At the end of your tour, spend two additional nights in Las Vegas and enjoy a 1-day Las Vegas Power Pass, giving you admission to many of the city’s top attractions. Stunning scenery, vibrant cities, fun experiences, and more…this vacation offers it all!

 

Tour Pricing starts at $4,249 p.p.d.o.

Departure Dates available: May through September, 2017

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Northern Capitals Tour

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10-Day Tour from Copenhagen to Helsinki

From the vibrant cities to the gorgeous scenery, this Northern Europe tour visits the Nordic’s fascinating capitals with overnights in Copenhagen, Oslo, Stockholm, and Helsinki. In each city, you’ll experience guided sightseeing of the must-see sights, including Copenhagen’s Little Mermaid statue and the Royal Reception Rooms at Christiansborg Palace, used by the Queen for official occasions; Oslo’s City Hall, decorated with great Norwegian art from 1900 to 1950, and Frogner Park, where Gustav Vigeland created over 200 extraordinary bronze and granite statues; Stockholm’s City Hall, where the Nobel Prize banquet is held each year, Helsinki’s Lutheran Cathedral, completed in 1852, and the famous open-air market.

A tour highlight is an overnight Baltic Sea cruise from Stockholm to Helsinki. You’ll stay in first-class, outside, 2-berth cabins with private facilities, and you’ll enjoy a special Smörgåsbord dinner on board. This is just one of the out-of-the-ordinary experiences Globus includes to make your vacation unique. Another special treat is a Swedish food experience, where you can sample local specialties at some of the stalls in Gothenburg’s indoor food market.

On this Northern Europe tour, you’ll also experience some of Northern Europe’s beautiful scenery. From Gothenburg to Norway, travel along the coastline with its many islands, granite rocks, and charming little fishing villages. Oslo is situated by a fjord and is surrounded by hills and forests. Take a ferry from Elsinore, Denmark to Helsingborg, Sweden, with great views of Hamlet’s Kronborg Castle. Drive through Sweden’s scenic Värmland, home to 10,000 lakes dotting the forested landscape and home to Sweden’s largest lake, Vänern.

Stunning scenery, tasty local cuisine, a Baltic Sea cruise, and fascinating sightseeing…all of this and more await you on this fantastic tour through Northern Europe’s capitals.

 

Tour Pricing starts at $2,639 p.p.d.o.

Departure Dates available: April through September, 2017

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Cruising Hawaii’s Paradise Tour with Sheraton Waikiki

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11-Day Tour from Honolulu to Honolulu

Sail through the breathtaking scenery of the Hawaiian Islands on this magical vacation. The highlight of this Hawaii cruise tour is a 7-night cruise around the Hawaiian Islands aboard Norwegian Cruise Line’s Pride of America. On this Hawaii cruise, you’ll have the opportunity to participate in many activities, or you can do absolutely nothing at all!

Maui, one of the stops on this cruise, has been voted the best island in the world, and you’ll have a chance to experience its breathtaking scenery, wonderful beaches, cascading waterfalls, and charming Hawaiian towns. The Big Island of Hawaii offers black-sand beaches, curious lava formations, the world’s most continuously active volcano, fields of coffee and macadamia nuts, and more. Visit both Hilo and Kona on the Big Island. Kauai, Hawaii’s oldest island, offers cascading waterfalls, golden beaches, tropical rainforest, and more.

On this Hawaii cruise tour, you’ll have a chance to visit and experience these islands plus enjoy three nights in a partial oceanview room at Honolulu’s Sheraton Waikiki. Globus also includes a sightseeing tour on Oahu featuring Pearl Harbor’s famous Battleship Row, home of the USS Arizona, which commemorates the crewman who lost their lives in the historic Pearl Harbor attack. So grab your camera, pack your swimsuit, and be prepared to relax, renew your spirit, and enjoy the laid-back atmosphere in paradise!

 

Tour Pricing starts at $2,759 p.p.d.o.

Departure Dates available: January through December, 2017

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Discover Japan Tour

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10-Day Tour from Tokyo to Kyoto

From bustling cities to quiet mountain villages, experience the distinct flavor of Japan during this amazing vacation. Of course, you’ll visit Japan’s famous sights, including many of its castles and shrines. In Kyoto, see the Temple of the Gold Pavilion, a Buddhist temple covered in gold leaf, and be amazed at its beauty. In Nara, visit Todaiji Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage Site built in 752 AD and one of Japan’s most significant temples. You’ll also visit the traditional Gassho-Zukuri-style (joined hands) thatched houses in Shirawaka and Tokyo’s Meiji Shrine, a magnificent Shinto monument set in a man-made garden.

On this Japan tour, you’ll not only see the fascinating structures and shrines, you’ll also have a chance to visit one of Japan’s greatest gardens—Kenroku-en. According to the ancient Chinese book of gardens, gardens should have six different sublime qualities, but it is rare to find all six qualities in a garden. Dating from the 1670s, Kenroku-en does in fact combine the six attributes of a perfect garden—spaciousness & seclusion, artifice & antiquity, and water-courses & panoramas. Keep your eyes open for the perfect photos!

But that’s not all…on this tour, you’ll discover Japan’s culture through special experiences arranged by Globus. Partake in a traditional tea ceremony, taste sake, and participate in a Japanese cooking class. You’ll also attempt calligraphy, learn about the Yuzen dyeing technique used on kimonos, take part in a gold leaf class, browse a farmers market, and try on a traditional kimono.

All of this and much more await you on this marvelous Japan tour. It’s a vacation of a lifetime!

 

Tour Pricing starts at $4,389 p.p.d.o.

Departure Dates available: April through October, 2017

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Scottish Highlands & Islands Tour

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14-Day Tour from Glasgow to Glasgow

From its historical castles to its stunning landscapes and from its exciting cities to its charming, small towns, Scotland has it all. On this comprehensive Scotland tour, you’ll overnight in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Inverness, Thurso, Isle of Skye, and Isle of Mull. Along the way, you’ll visit some of its historical castles; witness its unspoiled, breathtaking scenery; experience its cities and some of its small towns; learn about its fascinating history; and much more.

Scotland is known for its many castles, and you’ll have the opportunity to visit Stirling Castle, the favored residence of Scottish kings and queens; Edinburgh Castle, dating to the 12th century and home of the Scottish Crown Jewels; Cawdor Castle, the romantic, fairytale castle dating back to the 14th century; and Dunrobin Castle, where you’ll visit the formal gardens. Scotland is also known for its interesting and often bloody history, and you’ll have an opportunity to visit some of its historical sights. On the Orkney Islands, visit Skara Brae, with remains from a 5,000-year-old Neolithic village. Learn about 13 centuries of clan history at the Museum of the Isles on the Isle of Skye. Hear about the famous battle in 1314 at the Bannockburn Visitor Centre and the battle in 1746 at the Culloden Visitor Centre.

Of course, no vacation to Scotland is complete without seeing the amazing scenery. Throughout this Scotland tour, sit back and enjoy as you witness Scotland at its best—the breathtakingly wild and unspoiled scenery and miles of yellow sandy beaches on Scotland’s northern coast; the waterfalls and jagged, dark peaks on the Isle of Skye; the inspiring hills, green woodlands, and spectacular beaches on the “Road to the Isles”; and much more—while being escorted by an expert Tour Director who will bring Scotland to life with in-depth knowledge of its history, customs, stories, and secrets.

 

Tour Pricing starts at $3,339 p.p.d.o.

Departure Dates available: April through September, 2017

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