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Brrrrr. When you’ve found the perfect weather, don’t waste it lying by the pool. We have 10 ways to flee winter and have real fun in the sun.

BEACHES & BACKWATERS:7 DAYS, KOCHI TO KOCHI
Relaxing in the calm backwaters, experiencing a local homestay, chilling out on quiet beaches, sampling South Indian cuisine.1_BEACHES & BACKWATERS

Day 1 Havana: Arrive at any time.
Day 2-3 Viñales: Visit to cigar factory in Pinar del Rio. Options for cave exploration, hiking, biking, horseback riding or relaxing with the beautiful views of the valley.
Day 4-5 María La Gorda: Excursion to Cabo San Antonio including a visit to the Roncalí lighthouse. Option to go on sunset boat ride, go snorkelling or relax on the beach.
Day 6 San Diego/Soroa: Option to explore coffee plantations, a tobacco plantation, waterfalls and natural springs.
Day 7 Havana: Transfer back to Havana, stopping at lush Las Terrazas en route.
Day 8 Havana: Depart at any time.
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CUBA LIBRE: 8 DAYS, HAVANA TO HAVANA
Blissing out on the beautiful beaches, Experiencing Cuban hospitality during a homestay overnight, visiting a factory that produces world famous Cuban cigars.2_CUBA LIBRE

Day 1 Havana: Arrive at any time.
Day 2-3 Viñales: Visit to cigar factory in Pinar del Rio. Options for cave exploration, hiking, biking, horseback riding or relaxing with the beautiful views of the valley.
Day 4-5 María La Gorda: Excursion to Cabo San Antonio including a visit to the Roncalí lighthouse. Option to go on sunset boat ride, go snorkelling or relax on the beach.
Day 6 San Diego/Soroa: Option to explore coffee plantations, a tobacco plantation, waterfalls and natural springs.
Day 7 Havana: Transfer back to Havana, stopping at lush Las Terrazas en route.
Day 8 Havana: Depart at any time.
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CLASSIC VIETNAM HANOI TO SAIGON: 10 DAYS HANOI TO HO CHI MINH CITY
Bustling Hanoi, sail on a junk through Halong Bay, citadels and pagodas, shop in romantic Hoi An, squeeze through the Cu Chi tunnels, Vietnamese coffee, people watching in Saigon. 3_CLASSIC VIETNAM HANOI TO SAIGON

Day 1 Hanoi: Arrive at any time.
Days 2-3 Halong Bay/Hanoi:Halong Bay cruise, cave visit and island lookout. Seafood lunch and dinner. Overnight train to Hue on Day 3.
Day 4 Hue: Guided tour of Imperial Citadel, Royal Tomb and Tien Mu Pagoda. Optional countryside motorbike tour.
Days 5-7 Hoi An: Hai Van Pass. Optional cooking school, riverboat trip, bike riding, beach, visit the tailors or My Son ruins.
Days 8-9 Ho Chi Minh City: Day 8 flight from Da Nang (Hoi An) to Ho Chi Minh City. Guided tour of Cu Chi tunnels. Option to visit War Remnants Museum, Reunification Palace, Ben Thanh Market, cyclo tour of the colonial district.
Day 10 Ho Chi Minh City: Depart at any time.
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CAPE & DUNES OVERLAND: 14 DAYS, WINDHOEK TO CAPE TOWN
Seeing the ‘Big 5’ in Etosha National Park, trying adrenaline activities, tackling the world’s largest sand dunes, appreciating beauty in the Fish River Canyon and culture in Cape Town. 4_CAPE & DUNES OVERLAND

Day 1 Windhoek: Arrive at any time.
Day 2 Waterberg Plateau Game Park: Optional forest walk in Waterberg Plateau Game Park.
Day 3-4 Etosha National Park: Game drive in own vehicle. Option to embark on an open safari vehicle game drive in the afternoon/night.
Day 5 Damaraland: Morning game drive in own vehicle. Travel up the Skeleton Coast through beautiful desert landscapes.
Day 6-7 Swakopmund: Meet our local friends and explore the back streets and local culture on guided interpretive walk. Choose among sand boarding, a dolphin cruise, sky diving, quad biking, a Living Desert tour or many more as optional activities!
Day 8-9 Namib Desert: Explore Sossusvlei Dunes. Option to climb up breathtaking Dune 45.
Day 10 Fish River Canyon: Enjoy the sunset at Fish River Canyon.
Day 11 Gariep River: Travel past large plantations of Rooibos tea. Camp at scenic Gariep River. Option to ride in a canoe.
Day 12 Cederberg: View dramatic Western Cape scenery, camp on a local farm, sip a local wine.
Day 13 Cape Town: Option to explore vibrant Cape Town; visit Robben Island, Table Mountain and V&A Waterfront.
Day 14 Cape Town: Depart at any time.
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MOST OF THE COAST—SYDNEY TO CAIRNS: 15 DAYS, SYDNEY TO CAIRNS
Tasting wine in the Hunter Valley, Sleeping under the stars and at a sheep station, Learning to surf in famous Byron Bay, Island-hopping through the Whitsundays, Cooling off in remote swimming holes, Snorkelling the world’s largest reef.5_MOST OF THE COAST—SYDNEY TO CAIRNS

Day 1 Sydney: Arrive at any time.
Day 2 Nundle Sheep Station: Travel to the Hunter Valley for a vineyard tour and wine tasting. Overnight at a sheep station, including a shearing lesson and traditional dinner.
Day 3 Bingara: Visit a working mine and have a go at gem mining. Enjoy a tour from a local jackaroo.
Day 4 Yamba: Travel to this beach town surrounded by Yuraygir National Park. Enjoy a trek in the national park, swim in a remote swimming hole and opt to try your hand at lawn bowling.
Day 5-6 Byron Bay: Travel up the coast to Byron Bay, which has a reputation as an alternative hippie town. Enjoy a surf lesson, a yoga class and dinner at a local vegetarian restaurant. Free time to explore before bunking down in a teepee.
Day 7 Brisbane: Chill out on the Gold Coast. Opt for a night out in Queensland’s capital.
Day 8-9 Fraser Island: Enjoy a guided walking tour of Brisbane’s centre. Ferry over to Fraser Island for an evening barbeque. Take a 4×4 tour to explore the world’s largest sand island and enjoy a guided rainforest walk.
Day 10 Cattle Station: Visit a working cattle station. Bed down in a ‘swag’ (canvas bedroll) under the outback sky.
Day 11-12 Whitsunday Islands Sailing: Savour an outback breakfast before travelling to Mackay. Embark on a 3-day maxi yacht sailing adventure from Mackay to Airlie Beach through the Whitsundays, a unique route only used by G Adventures. Enjoy beach visits, island bush walks and snorkelling the reefs. Anchor off of secluded tropical islands at night.
Day 13 Whitsundays/Whitehaven Beach/Airlie Beach: Hike to an island lookout over Whitehaven Beach, known for its stunning white sand, then enjoy free time on the famous beach. Sail to the resort town of Airlie Beach for a night of dancing.
Day 14 Cairns: Enjoy a rail journey through sugarcane country before arriving in lively Cairns for the night.
Day 15 Cairns: Depart at any time.
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COSTA RICA QUEST: 9 DAYS, SAN JOSÉ TO SAN JOSÉ
Soaking in the thermal hot springs of Arenal Volcano, searching for the elusive quetzal bird in the cloud forest, watching the sunset over the Pacific. 6_COSTA RICA QUEST

Day 1 San José: Arrive at any time.
Day 2-3 La Fortuna/Arenal: Swim in local hot springs. Opt for one of the many adventure activities such as whitewater rafting or a horseback ride to a local waterfall.
Day 4-5 Monteverde: Tour a sugar cane and coffee plantation including a local lunch and guided tour of Santa Elena Cloud Forest Reserve. Option to fly above the trees on a canopy zipline tour or visit a butterfly garden.
Day 6-7 Quepos: Option to visit Manuel Antonio National Park or relax on the beach.
Day 8 San José: Opt to chill at the beach in the morning before the journey back to the capital.
Day 9 San José: Depart at any time.
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GOLDEN TRIANGLE: 8 DAYS, DELHI TO DELHI
Wandering around modern and ancient Delhi, revelling in the Mughal magnificence of the Taj and Fatephur Sikri, Encountering rural villages and historic forts, Exploring India’s vibrant cities. 7_GOLDEN TRIANGLE

Day 1 Delhi: Arrive at any time.
Day 2 Delhi/Agra: Visit Old Delhi by subway, explore the spice markets or opt to visit Jama Masjid and Connaught Place.
Day 3 Agra: Visit to the famous Taj Mahal, Baby Taj, Red Fort.
Day 4 Bharatpur: Stop at Fatehpur Sikri, the now deserted former capital of the Mughals. In the afternoon, we arrive at Bharatpur where you can relax or take a rickshaw ride in Keoladeo National Park.
Day 5-6 Jaipur: Visit the Palace of the Winds and wander the organized streets of the ‘Pink City’. Enjoy a visit to the Amber Fort, famous for its mixture of Hindu and Muslim architecture. Options to watch a Bollywood movie in Raj Mandir.
Day 7 Delhi: We return to Delhi in the afternoon for one final opportunity to shop, explore or take more photographs.
Day 8 Delhi: Depart at any time.
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SOUTH AFRICA DISCOVERER: 10 DAYS,DURBAN TO CAPE TOWN
Tracking wildlife in Addo Elephant National Park, taking in the dramatic scenery of the Wild Coast, hiking in Tsitsikamma National Park, soaking up the culture of Cape Town. 8_SOUTH AFRICA DISCOVERER

Day 1 Durban:Arrive at any time.
Day 2-3 Port St Johns/Chintsa :Explore the rocky beaches and hidden lagoons and enjoy the Eastern Cape scenery.
Day 4 Addo Elephant National Park :Enjoy a game drive in our private touring vehicle.
Day 5-7 Tsitsikamma National Park/Knysna :Visit Tsitsikamma National Park. Option to hike, scuba dive, snorkel, go for a boat ride, canoe, whale watch or bungee jump.
Day 8 Oudtshoorn :Visit the sea cliffs of Knysna Heads. Option to explore the Cango Caves in Oudtshoorn or one of the many ostrich farms.
Day 9 Cape Town :Explore vibrant Cape Town.
Day 10 Cape Town : Depart at any time.
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BEST OF VIETNAM: 15 DAYS,HANOI TO HO CHI MINH CITY
Exploring vibrant streets of Hanoi, trekking through hilltribe villages, cruising magical Halong Bay, discovering Hue’s citadels and pagodas, shopping in quaint Hoi An, experiencing a Mekong Delta home stay. 9_BEST OF VIETNAM

Day 1 Hanoi:Arrive at any time.
Day 2 Hanoi :Water puppets show. Options to visit Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum and stilt house, Hoa Lo Prison and the Temple of Literature. Overnight train to Sapa.
Days 3-5 Sapa :Hilltribe village visit, trek and homestay. Traditional meals with a local family. On Day 5, take a overnight train to Hanoi.
Day 6-7 Halong Bay :Halong Bay overnight cruise with included seafood meals. Visit caves or an island lookout. Overnight train to Hue on Day 7.
Day 8 Hue: Chance to explore Tien Mu Pagoda and the Royal Tombs. Optional tour of the countryside.
Days 9-11 Hoi An: Tour of the Citadel and Forbidden Purple City. Visit Hai Van Pass on the way to Hoi An. Options include a cooking class, shopping at the tailors, riverboat cruise, bike riding, beach time or My Son ruins.
Day 12 Ho Chi Minh City: Flight to Ho Chi Minh City. Option to take a cyclo tour of Ho Chi Minh City that will visit Reunification Palace, Opera House and Notre Dame.
Day 13 Mekong Delta: Mekong Delta visit, boat ride and visit to candy factories. Traditional homestay and dinner with a local Vietnamese family.
Day 14 Ho Chi Minh City: Option to visit War Remnants Museum, colonial quarter, Ben Thanh market.
Day 15 Ho Chi Minh City: Depart at any time.
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COSTA RICA ADVENTURE: 16 DAYS,SAN JOSÉ TO SAN JOSÉ
Spotting wildlife while cruising through canals, searching for the elusive quetzal bird, hiking through jungles, chilling on the gorgeous Pacific coast, Searching for dolphins on a sunset sail or going whitewater rafting. 10_COSTA RICA ADVENTURE

Day 1 San José: Arrive at any time.
Day 2-3 Puerto Viejo de Talamanca: Option to snorkel in the Caribbean or hike in Manzanillo National Wildlife Refuge.
Day 4-5 Tortuguero: Boat ride to Tortuguero, wildlife spotting en route. Option to visit the seasonal nesting grounds of the green and leatherback turtles at night and tour the canals on a guided tour by day.
Day 6-7 Sarapiquí Rainforest: Guided nature trail walk through primary rainforest, swim in a pristine river surrounded by nature, then experience the remoteness of an old hacienda at night. Optional horseback ride tour.
Day 8-10 La Fortuna/Arenal: Enjoy a typical Costa Rican meal at a local family’s house en route to La Fortuna. Activity options include rafting, waterfall rappelling and relaxing in local hot springs.
Day 11-12 Monteverde: Barbeque dinner at a cloud forest ranch, guided tour of Santa Elena Cloud Forest Reserve. Option to fly across the forest canopy on ziplines or visit the frog pond.
Day 13-14 Quepos/Manuel Antonio: Option to visit Manuel Antonio National Park, try mangrove kayaking or enjoy a dolphin spotting sunset sail.
Day 15 San José: Transfer to San José for one final evening with the group.
Day 16 San José: Depart at any time.
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