Best of New Zealand Tour with Sydney

17-Day Tour from Auckland to Sydney

Experience the best of New Zealand and Sydney on this unforgettable vacation filled with dramatic scenery, cultural exchanges, and top attractions. Your New Zealand and Sydney tour starts in Auckland, ends in Sydney, and overnights along the way in Rotorua, Wellington, Christchurch, Franz Josef, and Queenstown.

You’ll experience some of New Zealand’s most majestic scenery throughout your tour. In Auckland, enjoy a scenic cruise to the iconic “Hole in the Rock.” In Rotorua, visit Te Puia to see New Zealand’s largest geyser and boiling mud pots. Continue south through New Zealand’s lush green North Island to Wellington and take a scenic inter-island ferry to New Zealand’s South Island. In Christchurch, board one of the world’s most scenic trains and travel across the Southern Alps. Two nights at Franz Josef won’t be enough as you admire the incredible views and have a chance to participate in a Glacier Valley walk. But that’s not all…you’ll enjoy an excursion to Fiordland National Park, boasting some of the world’s most breathtaking scenery, where you’ll have an unforgettable cruise on Milford Sound.

It’s not just amazing scenery you’ll experience on this New Zealand and Sydney tour. Throughout the tour, Globus has also included out-of-the-ordinary adventures to make your vacation unique. For example, visit a local farm and enjoy a barbecue lunch in Marton, enjoy a wine tasting and tour at a local winery in Queenstown, and join a local New Zealand family in Rotorua for dinner in their home.

In the vibrant city of Sydney, enjoy a 3-night stay, a city sightseeing tour, and plenty of free time to explore this exciting city on your own. From rugged Milford Sound to cosmopolitan Sydney, you are sure to return home with lots of photos and unforgettable memories to share with friends and family!

 

Tour Pricing starts at $4,879 p.p.d.o.

Departure Dates available: February through November, 2017

Solar Eclipse & Yellowstone Tour

A once in a lifetime celestial experience in the shadow of the Tetons coupled with the beauty and majesty of Yellowstone National Park
In August of 2017 a total eclipse of the Sun will be visible from within a narrow corridor near Yellowstone National Park.  Experience this rare event as you begin a scenic 7 day journey through Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks.

Highlights include :

  • Welcome Reception & Dinner
  • Total Solar Eclipse
  • Grizzly & Wolf Discovery Center
  • Yellowstone National Park
  • Grand Teton National Park
  • Jackson, WY
  • Snake River Float Trip
  • Salt Lake City

Tour Pricing starts at $2,195 p.p.d.o.

Departure Dates available: August 20, 2017

Marian Shrines of Europe Tour

14-Day Tour from Madrid to Madrid

On this faith-based tour, you’ll visit important pilgrimage sites, cathedrals, and shrines throughout Spain, Portugal, and France. Your vacation begins and ends in Madrid with overnights along the way in Ávila, Fátima, Santiago de Compostela, Burgos, Lourdes, Barcelona, and Saragossa. In addition to seeing the important religious sites, throughout this vacation you’ll also have the opportunity to attend Mass in many of these locations and to join the Rosary and candlelight processions.

This tour features visits to some of Europe’s most famous pilgrimage sites. Enjoy guided sightseeing in Santiago de Compostela, one of the top pilgrimage destinations during the Middle Ages and today. You’ll walk part of the Camino Pilgrim’s Way followed by Mass in the cathedral, where the relics of St. James the Apostle are kept. You’ll also visit Lourdes, home to one of the world’s most famous pilgrimage places, where you’ll visit the grotto where the Virgin Mary appeared in 1858; our Lady of Lourdes Shrine; and St. Bernadette’s birthplace and family home. Additionally, you’ll visit the Montserrat Basilica, one of Spain’s most important pilgrimage sites.

Other pilgrimage stops include Ávila’s Monastery of La Encarnacion, dating to the 16th century and one of the essential places in the life of St. Teresa, founder of the Order of Carmelites; Ávila Cathedral, considered Spain’s first gothic cathedral; and the Convent of Santa Teresa, built on the house where St. Teresa was born. Enjoy visits to Fátima, where the Virgin Mary appeared to three children in 1917, and the Basilica of Our Lady of the Pillar in Saragossa, home to a miraculous image of the Virgin Mary.

These are just some of the many highlights of this faith-based tour featuring Europe’s Marian Shrines. It’s a vacation sure to inspire you and leave you with memories of a lifetime

 

Tour Pricing starts at $2,669 p.p.d.o.

Departure Dates available: April through September, 2017