Oceania Cruises has unveiled more than 80 land tour options, including pre-, post-, and mid-cruise options in Australia, Asia, Africa, Egypt and the Holy Land, Europe, South America, Alaska, and Canada.
Ranging from one night to five nights in length, offerings range from overnight packages in the world’s most exciting metropolises to overland explorations to Angkor Wat and Chiang Mai, luxury safaris on Africa’s most sought-after private reserves, or ventures into the Swiss and Italian Alps or the Arabian Desert and even an expedition into the Himalayan Mountains to legendary Kathmandu and Mount Everest.
Among Clients’ Choices Are…
The 4-night Himalayan Kingdom of Nepal and Mount Everest, which centers on Mumbai and Kathmandu and includes a flightseeing over Mount Everest as well as visits to Patan, Bhadgaon City, Bodhnath Stupa and Pashupatinath. Guests will have a private audience at the Living Goddess, visit a Tibetan monastery and attend an evening prayer ritual.
Available as a 2- or 3-night package, the overland Taj Mahal: Eternal Masterpiece reveals the splendors and history of one of the world’s most fabled architectural masterpieces that is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the New 7 Wonders of the World. In addition to visiting the Taj at dawn and dusk, other highlights include visits to the Agra Fort and Itmad-Ud-Daulah and a classic Kathak dance performance at the hotel in Agra.
An overnight at South Africa’s White Elephant Safari Lodge includes two game drives, guided nature walks, afternoon tea and sundowners, along with birdwatching at dusk or a cruise on Lake Jozini. Just under 75,000 acres in size, the lodge features eight luxurious private tents with indulgent bathrooms and private verandahs.
Located in the heart of Botswana’s Okavango Delta, at the Belmond Eagle Island Lodge clients can go on game drives that will get them up close and personal with elephants, hippos, crocodiles, big cats, and more. The lodge itself is modern and luxurious and offers a refined and sophisticated safari lifestyle. In addition to the two nights at the game lodge, the program includes one night each in Cape Town and Johannesburg.
Focusing on the natural wonders of Iceland, the Glaciers, Lagoons & Waterfalls tour offers opportunities to experience the ice cave at Langjokull Glacier, ice-walk at Solheimajökull and visit the waterfalls at Hraunfoss & Barnafoss, the hot spring at Deildartunguhver and bathe in the legendary Blue Lagoon. There’s also a fascinating culinary tour of Reykjavik along with overnight stays in Stracta and Husafell.
Combining the best of historic London with the charm of the English countryside, the 3-night Royal London & The English Countryside program includes a visit to the Tower of London and viewing of the Crown Jewels along with the Changing of the Guard and a Thames River cruise. Then it’s off to the countryside to experience the storybook charm of the Coltswolds, Bibury and Burford along with the historic Roman Baths in Bath.
Clients can delve deeper into the history and culture of the eternal city on the 3-night Rome & Tivoli Treasures tour. Not only does it feature all of Rome’s highlights along with an insider’s tour of the Vatican Museum and Saint Peter’s Basilica with private access, it also features an in-depth look at the historic town of Tivoli and the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Villa D’Este, a favorite respite of Emperor Augustus.
Featuring exclusive tours of Banff, Sulphur Mountain, and Vancouver, the Canadian Rockies by Rocky Mountaineer tour splits its time equally between the magical metropolis of Vancouver and the natural, majestic beauty of Banff. The Rocky Mountaineer is the world’s largest private luxury train and along the way, guests will experience its trademark Silver Leaf Service which includes all gourmet meals and snacks.
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