Kensington Tours 2022 Inspiration Book

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Inspiration Book Truly personalized, privately guided travel that changes how you see the world.


See the world again, differently Your passion for travel hasn’t waned – if anything, over the past couple of years, it’s grown deeper. And your purpose for traveling has also become clearer: to make memories that last a lifetime. At Kensington Tours, we believe that our bold vision is more meaningful than ever – journeys that are fully customized to your dreams and expectations, with your own expert private guides, in exceptional handpicked accommodations that always reflect your preferred style. This is how we help you create moments that last. Because, now more than ever, travel should be unforgettable.


Contents About Kensington Tours Africa Asia Australia & Pacific Egypt & the Middle East Europe: Central & Eastern

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Europe: Western Latin America North America & the Caribbean Polar Regions Safe Travel Certified

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Customized. Private-guided. Fully supported. A better, more personal way to travel At Kensington Tours, we know that memorable, personally focused travel starts with these four essential principles of crafting your journey. Each is crucial to ensuring that your experience is unlike any other.

Personalized journeys designed uniquely for you. Expert planning by people who care about you and know your destination. Local private guides who deliver personal attention and authentic experiences.

40,000+ happy clients and counting since 2006

4.9/5 Trustscore from 850 customer reviews

Unbeatable 24/7 support every step of your journey.

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Your trip is all about you Tailor-made for you Mix relaxation, indulgence and adventure exactly as you wish, at your preferred pace of travel. It’s literally your personal itinerary.

No fixed dates or schedules You always explore on your own terms, without the constraints of groups or tour buses. The only schedule is the one you decide.

Change your plans on the fly You’re free to adjust your plans as you go, so you can savor your experience for longer, or move on to what’s next. It’s up to you.

My family and I booked a trip to South Africa and Zimbabwe through Daniel, an Africa specialist at Kensington Tours. He was knowledgeable, honest, and extremely accommodating. He listened to what we wanted and created a perfect experience for our family. I would highly recommend that if you are even considering a trip to Africa, do it! You will not regret it. - Amanda Eccleston

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Well-traveled experts design your journey Extensive local knowledge Our team travels frequently to source and carefully assess each hotel and experience. Based on this deep local knowledge, they ensure that you get the best of every destination.

Expert planning Based on their hands-on experience, our Destination Experts carefully plan every detail

Over 150 award-winning Destination Experts from around the globe

of your trip, from fulfilling all your must-sees, to handling the timing and pace of all your activities.

A single point of contact Your Destination Expert is there for you throughout your journey, from your planning to your return home, so that you continually receive dedicated

35 countries and 25 languages represented within the Kensington Tours team

one-on-one service.

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The authentic best of your destination A true one-on-one experience Our private guides are handpicked to make you feel welcome in their country, and are inspired to share their insightful stories, culture and local traditions with you personally.

Preferred access away from crowds Enjoy authentic experiences from a local’s perspective – away from the crowds, groups and buses – so you never feel rushed or hassled.

Passionate experts From historians and archaeologists to chefs and world-class athletes, we pair you with a local expert based on your interests to provide the richest possible experience.

Selecting our guide and driver for Morocco was paramount as we were going to be traveling together for 20 days. He was fantastic, knowledgeable and friendly but also knew when to give us our space. What a wonderful trip! Culture, history, food, shopping and lodging were all outstanding. And for me, conversations with our guide Rami made the trip unique. We are now beginning to plan our next trip – and we’ll be calling Kensington Tours. - Harlan Scott

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Your trip is our responsibility Award-winning 24/7 support Get the peace of mind you deserve with around-theclock assistance – should you need us, we are only a phone call away.

Live updates to your phone We’re here for you throughout your travels. If changes

Safe Travel Certified: Feel confident and safe

are necessary, you’ll receive live updates via the

At Kensington Tours, our first priority is

Kensington Tours app.

the health and safety of our clients and local teams. We work with a thorough

Support from the moment you touch down From the arrivals hall, we are there. A representative will meet you at the airport to commence your personalized journey.

We want to exceed your expectations We are in the business of making your travel aspirations

set of specific and stringent protocols that consistently ensure a positive travel experience for our clients, a safe working environment for our employees and partners, and compliance with official local regulations. Please see page 102 of this brochure for full details.

come true. If you’re ever not satisfied, please let us know and we’ll make it right.

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The right starting point for your personalized journey To help us custom tailor your trip, we provide different starting points to help create the right kind of travel experience for you each time: Discovery, Premier and Luxe. Throughout this brochure, these starting points are designed to spark your imagination and guide your planning.

Discovery When you are seeking unique experiences on your own terms.

• A mix of independent exploration and private-guided expertise • Outstanding centrally located 4-star accommodations • Personalized meet-and-greet upon arrival • Small, shared experiences such as cooking classes or boating tours Premier When you want to immerse yourself in your destination in style.

• Fully private-guided exploration • Impeccable 4- to 5-star accommodations close to the heart of the action • Personalized meet-and-greet at the airport and private transfers • A deeper dive into the region, stepping outside the expected sights Luxe Discover the magic of your destination in remarkable sophistication.

• Exclusively private-guided VIP experiences • Exquisite, often iconic, 5-star accommodations • Personalized meet-and-greet at the airport and high-end transfers throughout your stay

• One-of-a-kind experiences with behind-the-scenes access

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The travel experience you dream of We offer a wide selection of itineraries that reflect a particular special interest or passion. If there’s one you’re passionate about, keep an eye out for the corresponding icons in this book, in our Special Collections booklet, and on our website.

Personal Heritage Journeys

Yachts by Kensington Tours

From Ancestry® and Kensington Tours,

For those who seek only the best – we

custom-designed in-depth explorations of

create one-of-a-kind private yachting

your family’s roots.

experiences on both sea and land.

Family Collection

Recommended

A wide range of once-in-a-lifetime

Our Destination Experts highlight their

experiences to help ensure that your

favorite itineraries, based on their

family vacation is everything it should be.

extensive knowledge of each destination.

Epicurean Collection

Best Seller

Travel to taste the passion and expertise

One of our most popular starting point

of the world’s most celebrated makers,

itineraries, from which each client will

farmers and chefs.

customize their own unique journey.

Resort Collection Incredible getaway experiences designed around some of the world’s finest resorts and most beautiful islands.

Voyages by Kensington Tours Unforgettable land-and-sea journeys which combine the world’s best cruises with our private-guided pre and post experiences ashore.

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Morocco

Egypt

Senegal Benin Togo

Uganda

Ghana

Seychelles

Rwanda

Kenya Tanzania

Zambia

Mozambique

Zimbabwe Namibia

Madagascar

Botswana

South Africa

Our most popular destinations in

Africa The wondrous call of the wild beckons in Africa, where arid desert and endless plains meet tropical rainforests and lush national parks. Embark on evening safari sundowners and graze alongside wildlife in the distance, sip bold vintages, taste traditional spices, and immerse yourself in unforgettable experiences.

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Africa: Discovery Perfect for first-time safari goers and others who want to discover the magic of Africa for the first time, with visits to must-see sites and a privately guided taste of local cultures.

9 days from

$4,869 pp*

Cape Town, Winelands & Safari Cape Town • Stellenbosch • Kruger

Track the Big 5 in Kruger, discover the charms of coastal Cape Town, and sip Africa’s best wines in Stellenbosch.

• Watch African penguins waddle along Boulders Beach at Cape Point Peninsula • Sample the delectable Sauvignon Blancs of the Cape Winelands • Experience an incredible 4x4 safari across the Greater Kruger Area

Cape, Kruger & Vic Falls Best Seller

10 days from

$7,240 pp*

10 days from

$3,520 pp*

Cape Town • Kruger • Johannesburg • Victoria Falls

Perfect for first-time safari goers, explore the wilds of Kruger, chic Cape Town, and the awe-inspiring Victoria Falls.

• Fall under the spell of sky-high Table Mountain • Get close to wildlife on a private game reserve in the Greater Kruger area • Peer up at thunderous Victoria Falls and cruise the Zambezi River at sunset

Madagascar Highlights Antananarivo • Ranomafana • Fianarantsoa • Isalo National Park • Ifaty

Discover Madagascar’s exotic beauty as you marvel at leaping lemurs, exotic rainforests, and majestic beaches.

• Search for lemurs in their playgrounds in the Ranomafana Forest • Relax and recharge on the pristine beaches of Ifaty • Discover the arid lunar beauty of the landscapes of Isalo Park

*USD per person, based on double occupancy. Prices subject to change. Customized pricing varies.

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Africa

Discovery

Madagascar

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Africa

Africa: Premier

Premier

Go beyond the guidebooks to gain a deeper understanding of Africa through exploring hidden gems and immersing yourself in local culture – all in exceptional comfort and style.

Kenya & Tanzania Game Tracker Best Seller

10 days

Discover the best of East Africa on this journey through the crossroads of Mount Kilimanjaro.

from

$6,870

Nairobi • Amboseli • Ngorongoro • Serengeti • Masai Mara

pp*

• Go beyond the Big 5 on incredible daily game drives • Explore villages in the Masai Mara, Serengeti, and Amboseli • Visit the Olduvai Gorge, known as the “Cradle of Mankind”

Morocco Signature Recommended

10 days pp*

9 days from

A rich and varied in-depth tour of Morocco as you explore Marrakech, Fes, High Atlas Mountains, and even the Sahara Desert.

from

$6,820

Casablanca • Fes • Merzouga • Skoura • Marrakech

$13,257 pp*

• Feel the bustle of Casablanca, rich in history while embracing modernity • Trek into the High Atlas Mountains for a charming home-made local meal • Journey into the dunes of Erg Chebbi by 4x4 and by camel

Namibia Highlights Windhoek • Sossusvlei • Swakopmund • Etosha

Explore the petrified deserts, and discover incredible wildlife, as you get to know this overlooked but stunning country.

• Head down the Great Escarpment into the wide Namib Desert below • Kick up dust in the desert dunes of Sossusvlei • Search for the desert-adapted wildlife of Etosha National Park

Remember, each itinerary you see here is just a starting point. Your journey is always tailored to your unique needs and tastes.

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Africa: Luxe Encounter elevated sophistication as you see Africa through a sharpened lens. You’ll enjoy luxurious lodging and concierge services, Michelin-star caliber cuisine, and highly curated touring – even helicopter rides.

Big 5 of Land & Sea Best Seller

9 days from

$12,933 pp*

8 days from

$12,848 pp*

Cape Town • Hermanus • Sabi Sands

A luxurious wildlife adventure awaits as you discover the very best of South Africa, both aboard and ashore.

• Bike down towering Table Mountain and set out on a city tour • Submerge yourself in a shark cage to come nose-to-nose with great whites • Track the Big 5 and other exotic game in the coveted Sabi Sands

Uganda & Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Entebbe • Bwindi • Volcanoes National Park

Uniquely moving. Meet humanity’s closest relatives, embark on guided forest treks, and trace Rwanda’s sobering history.

• Go deep into the sights and sounds of the African rainforest • Stand face to face with mountain gorillas in lush national parks • Pay your respects at The Kigali Genocide Memorial Center

12 days from

$24,636 pp*

Botswana Exclusive Johannesburg • Livingstone • Linyanti • Okavango • Makgadikgadi

With incredible biodiversity spanning both desert and wetlands, the landscapes of Botswana will envelop and astound you.

• Wake with meerkats, walk with bushmen, and track the zebra migration • Get close to wildlife by 4x4, traditional mokoro canoe, or on foot • Drive the vastness of the Makgadikgadi Salt Pans on an exciting quad ride

To start planning, talk to your preferred travel advisor, or visit us online.

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Africa Luxe

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“Safari memories to last a lifetime”

Kenya

What Rahul loved about his trip: As big animal enthusiasts, we wanted our first ever African safari to be perfect, which is why we chose Kensington Tours. The suggestion to end off the trip on the beach came as a surprise to us, but we loved it. Every detail was so intricately planned, every guide was so knowledgeable, and every recommendation was appreciated.

Day 2 – Ol Pejeta Conservancy

Day 3 – Ol Pejeta Conservancy

“Seeing

all

the

Day 4 – Masai Mara

endangered

“We learned that Sweetwaters

“Seeing Masai Mara was a dream

species the Ol Pejeta Conservancy

Chimpanzee Sanctuary is the

come true for us. Our tented

protects was amazing, like Somali

only place in the country where

accommodations were remote and

ostriches, reticulated giraffes,

we could see chimps, and we

lavish, making us feel like we were

silver-backed

even sponsored one.”

in the middle of nowhere, with all

jackals,

and

Jackson’s hartebeests.”

Our Safari and Sand itinerary was the starting point for customizing Rahul’s experience.

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the luxuries we could ask for.”


Masai Mara, Kenya

Day 5 – Masai Mara

Day 6 – Masai Mara

Day 7 – Diani Beach

“We saw all of the Big 5 on our very

“I’ve never been so thrilled to

“After a fast-paced safari, relaxing

first day! We were astounded at

wake at 5:00 a.m. in my life. The

on the beach was so welcomed. The

how well the guides could track

anticipation of our next game

colors at sunset on Diani Beach were

the animals, and just how close we

drive had me up before my alarm.”

unlike anything I’ve seen before.

could get to them. It felt surreal.”

Watching the sun set was the very best way to spend our last evening and take it all in.”

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Mongolia

China Nepal India

South Korea

Japan

Bhutan

Myanmar

Taiwan

Laos

Sri Lanka

Thailand Vietnam Cambodia Malaysia

Singapore

Indonesia

Our most popular destinations in

Asia From the most modern of cities where the future is being born, to the most ancient of beliefs and practices that still inspire today, endless possibilities await you. Food or fashion, art or adventure, spectacle or spirituality – the only question is, what will you seek first?

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Asia: Discovery Explore the places you’ve always dreamed of. Your Asian experience is a balance of private tours with English-speaking guides, shared experiences, and self-guided discovery.

Vietnam Highlights: Pearl of Indochina Best Seller

10 days from

$2,950 pp*

9 days from

$3,402 pp*

Hanoi • Halong Bay • Hoi An • Hue • Ho Chi Minh City

A fascinating introduction to the natural wonders, welcoming culture, and long imperial history of this beautiful country.

• Embark on an overnight Halong Bay cruise on a traditional junk boat • Explore the imperial ruins and Perfume River of Hue • Discover the best of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, including the Cu Chi Tunnels

Essential Bali Ubud • Seminyak

Welcome to the pearl of Indonesia – from picturesque rice paddies and teeming reefs, to ancient temples and delicious cuisine.

• Roam the Balinese countryside, including the Jatiluweh Rice Terraces • Ascend the clifftop temple at Uluwatu for dinner under the stars • Snorkel and sail in the shimmering waters of Southern Bali

5 days from

$2,015 pp*

Singapore Discovery Singapore

Experience the highlights of this ultramodern city through its multicultural past, incredible food, and eco-friendly design.

• Journey to the iconic Marina Bay Sands Skypark and Helix Bridge • Stroll through lively Little India and colorful Kampong Gelam and Haji Lane • Explore Singapore’s historic Chinatown and renowned Maxwell Food Center

*USD per person, based on double occupancy. Prices subject to change. Customized pricing varies.

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Asia Discovery

Ha Long, Vietnam 25


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Asia

Asia: Premier

Premier

Memorable, in-depth experiences that reveal something new and unique about your destination – like searching for tigers in India’s national parks – all while resting your head at 5-star accommodations along the way.

Wilderness & Tranquility: Sri Lanka & Maldives Escape Best Seller

13 days

Thrilling culture and wildlife encounters in Sri Lanka are followed by a luxurious tropical resort stay in the Maldives.

from

$5,707

Colombo • Kandy • Ella • Yala National Park • South Ari Atoll

pp*

12 days from

$9,570 pp*

• Take a rail journey to immerse yourself in a Ceylonese tea plantation • Track friendly Asian elephants and elusive leopards in Yala National Park • Escape to an exotic Maldivian island retreat surrounded by crystal-clear seas

The Heart of India: Tigers, Temples & Taj Mahal Delhi • Bandhavgarh • Panna National Park • Khajuraho • Agra

Journey into the heart of India to explore unique temples, luxurious jungle lodges, and of course the magnificent Taj Mahal.

• Immerse yourself in history in Old Delhi and the Taj Mahal in Agra • Join tiger safaris in the national parks of Bandhavgarh and Panna • Visit the UNESCO World Heritage site and monuments of Khajuraho

9 days from

$4,563 pp*

Kingdoms of the Clouds Beijing • Lhasa • Kathmandu

Go deep into the heart of the Buddhist world on this enchanting journey across China, Tibet, and Nepal.

• Visit the Summer Palace and walk a restored section of the Great Wall • Take in historic monasteries, sacred temples, and the Potala Palace • Soar over the Himalayas for a glimpse of Mount Everest

Remember, each itinerary you see here is just a starting point. Your journey is always tailored to your unique needs and tastes.

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Asia: Luxe Embark on an unforgettable journey that delivers the very best of your destination in Asia. Luxurious properties are paired with remarkable tailor-made experiences to create the trip of a lifetime.

Japan: Temples, Gardens & Art Best Seller

12 days from

$19,560 pp*

11

days

from

$10,725 pp*

Tokyo • Kanazawa • Kyoto • Naoshima • Osaka

A unique journey through Japan for those looking to explore traditional artforms, handicrafts, and spiritual temples.

• Visit Tokyo’s Bonsai Museum to learn about the horticultural art form • Make traditional crafts under the watchful eye of an expert in Kanazawa • Journey to Naoshima to explore Benesse House, a haven for contemporary art

Bhutan Exclusive Bangkok • Paro • Thimphu • Gangtey • Punakha

A remarkable experience designed to showcase the natural wonders and special heritage of this last Himalayan kingdom.

• Hike to the cliffside Tiger’s Nest framed by fluttering prayer flags • Visit the stunning Phobjikha valley, a bird-watcher’s paradise • Delve into the ancient healing arts and interact with Buddhist nuns

18 days from

$18,882 pp*

Southeast Asia Exclusive Bangkok • Chiang Saen • Luang Prabang • Siem Reap • Koh Rong • Singapore

The ultimate in refinement and luxury – truly the finest way to experience this magical and historic part of the world.

• Tour vibrant markets, revered temples, and cruise the Chao River • Explore iconic Angkor Wat and visit Angkor Conservation Center • Participate in an authentic morning alms ceremony with local monks

To start planning, talk to your preferred travel advisor, or visit us online.

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Asia Luxe

Tokyo, Japan 29


“Such a perfectly delicious taste of Asia”

Singapore

What Michelle loved about her trip: Kent and I had always wanted to see Asia, but weren’t sure where to go for our first time. Our Destination Expert Ben was incredibly helpful, talking us through the best options. I’m so glad we chose Singapore – it was so easy and interesting for us to explore.

Day 1 – Singapore

Day 2 – Singapore

Day 3 – Singapore

“After a long flight, it was so

“We wandered the fascinating

“The Chinatown Market was such a

relaxing to be surrounded by the

streets of Kampong Gelam and

spectacle, so alive with activity. We

luxury of Raffles Singapore. So

the majestic Sultan Mosque. Our

tasted so many wonderful things

sophisticated and elegant. It felt

private guide knew the best little

that day. Chili crab, Hokkien mee

to me like it really is the world’s

place to have traditional “teh

with prawns and pork, and sweet

greatest hotel.”

halia” ginger tea – delicious!”

iced chendol for dessert.”

Our Exclusive Singapore itinerary was the starting point for customizing Michelle’s experience.

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Singapore

Day 3 – Singapore

Day 4 – Singapore

Day 5 – Singapore

“With his modern yet respectful

“The Botanic Gardens were a

“A quiet spa day at the hotel, then

take on classic dishes from all

joy, so peaceful and lush – they

a scenic bumboat ride upriver to

over China, dinner at Yi by Jereme

had over a thousand varieties

an incredible light and water show,

Leung was everything we’d hoped

of orchids! And who knew Touch

followed by a simply fantastic

for. Gorgeous to look at, flavors I’ll

Ginger could look so beautiful?”

dinner. Such a special night to wrap

never forget.”

up our time here.” A collaboration with our partner

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Bora Bora Fiji Tahiti

Australia

New Zealand

Our most popular destinations in

Australia & South Pacific This is where dreams come to play with rich possibilities. Teeming reefs beckon avid snorkelers and divers. Starkly beautiful desert calls to those who hear its rhythms. Lush mountains invite exploration. This may just be the most enticing and entrancing corner of our planet.

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Australia & South Pacific: Discovery Experience the allure of Australia and New Zealand with local guides, through self-guided discovery, or on a self-drive journey – a “down under” discovery you won’t soon forget.

9 days from

$5,355 pp*

Sydney, Rock & Reef Explorer Sydney • Ayers Rock • Cairns

For those who want to experience the iconic trio of sunny Sydney, mystical Uluru, and the remarkable Great Barrier Reef.

• Spot the iconic Opera House and visit world-famous Bondi Beach • Seek out kangaroos in the wild Blue Mountains National Park • Visit Ayers Rock and watch the sunset in the sacred site of Uluru

Highlights of New Zealand Best Seller

8 days from

$4,512 pp*

24 days from

$17,712 pp*

Auckland • Rotorua • Queenstown

The dramatic beauty of the islands’ natural wonders and their unique culture make this a journey you’ll never forget.

• Experience the magic of the incandescent Waitomo Glowworm Caves • Take in Māori culture at a hāngi dinner and cultural performance • Cruise the stunning fjordlands of Milford Sound

New Zealand Ultimate Self-Drive Journey Auckland • Rotorua • Taupo • Napier • Wellington • Abel Tasman National Park • Blenheim • Christchurch • Mount Cook • Queenstown

Explore the country’s treasures at your own pace on a self-drive discovery complete with immersive private day tours.

• Learn about Māori culture in the Whakarewarewa Valley • Hike the Tongariro Crossing amid scenery showcased in The Lord of the Rings • Visit Tasman Glacier, soar the skies of Mount Cook, and cruise Milford Sound *USD per person, based on double occupancy. Prices subject to change. Customized pricing varies.

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Australia & South Pacific

Discovery

Sydney, Australia

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Australia & South Pacific

Australia & South Pacific: Premier

Premier

Enjoy memorable curated experiences that reveal the region’s most beautiful sites and most interesting moments, all with customized private touring that fits your personal travel style.

Australia’s Coast & The Whitsunday Islands Recommended

11 days from

$6,578 pp*

10 days from

$8,840 pp*

Sydney • Hamilton Island • Brisbane

Sun, sailing, and surf – discover the brilliance of Australia’s idyllic East Coast, perfect for those who love the outdoors.

• Enjoy a fabulous Champagne picnic in the Blue Mountains • Bask on the pristine beaches of the Whitsundays as you cruise the waters • Cuddle with a koala and go behind-the-scenes at the Australia Zoo

New Zealand: Active South Island Christchurch • Mount Cook • Queenstown

Wander off the beaten path during this action-packed exploration of the “Paradise of the Pacific,” stunning New Zealand.

• Voyage through Arthur’s Pass on the famous TranzAlpine train • Swim with playful dolphins on an eco-marine adventure • Hike the picturesque Hooker Valley and boat to the Tasman Glacier

13 days from

$10,387 pp*

Western Australia In-Depth Perth • Exmouth • Fremantle • Margaret River

Cruise the Ningaloo Coast by catamaran and explore sunny Perth on a whirlwind exploration of Western Australia.

• Lose yourself in Perth’s beauty and look for wild creatures on Rottnest Island • Swim side by side with peaceful whale sharks in the Indian Ocean • Taste your way through Margaret River’s most exclusive wineries

Remember, each itinerary you see here is just a starting point. Your journey is always tailored to your unique needs and tastes.

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Australia & South Pacific: Luxe Let us create an unforgettable journey that reveals the very best of the South Pacific, in both remarkable tailor-made experiences and exceptional luxury – think soaring helicopter rides and walking intimate island vineyards.

10 days from

$11,910 pp*

Australia in Luxury with Lizard Island Sydney • Lizard Island • Port Douglas

Embrace the vast and unparalleled beauty of this unique country by land, air, and in its teeming blue waters.

• Ride through the UNESCO-listed Blue Mountains on horseback • Snorkel the world’s most precious ocean habitat, the Great Barrier Reef • Gain a unique view of the Daintree Rainforest on an adventurous hike

13 days from

$19,693 pp*

New Zealand Exclusive Auckland • Napier • Christchurch • Queenstown

A luxurious exploration of the stunning landscapes and rich offerings of both the North and South islands, all in refined comfort.

• Tantalize your senses on an exclusive Waiheke Island escape • Enjoy exceptional wine tasting in vibrant Hawke’s Bay • Soar the skies on an exclusive helicopter tour of beautiful Milford Sound

New Zealand & Australia in Style Best Seller

14 days

Savor the very best of two unique countries on an all-encompassing luxury adventure that you’ll treasure for a lifetime.

from

$16,198

Auckland • Queenstown • Sydney • Ayers Rock • Port Douglas

pp*

• Hike Queenstown’s gorgeous Routeburn Track with a private guide • Enjoy quintessential Sydney sights from the luxury of a private motor yacht • Let nature envelop you with a luxury stay in mystical Ayers Rock

To start planning, talk to your preferred travel advisor, or visit us online.

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Australia & South Pacific

Luxe

Port Douglas, Australia

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“We wanted the trip of a lifetime, and Kensington Tours didn’t disappoint”

Australia

What Jeremy loved about his trip: My husband Paul and I love travel, but with our busy work schedules we typically only manage quicker getaways. When we got serious about finally seeing Australia, we booked off a long stretch of time, and wanted to pack it full of all the things we’d dreamed of. This trip had to be special for us.

Day 2 – Sydney

Day 4 – Uluru

Day 5 – Uluru

“Paul’s a history buff, so our private

“Uluru was one of those places

“Exploring Uluru with our Aboriginal

tour of Sydney was a great way to

that’s unlike anywhere else on

guide really opened my eyes to

dive into Oz – he loves the little

Earth. You can feel its spirit all

how meaningful the site is to their

details and stories. Sailing the

around you. Our fabulous dinner

culture, and to how they’ve fought

harbor in a private yacht with the

in the desert, as the sun went

to protect it. It’s alive for them, and

Opera House behind us was my

down, was picture perfect.”

they brought it to life for us.”

personal iconic moment.”

Our Australia Signature itinerary was the starting point for customizing Jeremy’s experience.

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Yarra Valley, Australia

Day 7 – Port Douglas

Day 8 – Port Douglas

Day 12 – Melbourne

“Neither of us had snorkeled before,

“The Daintree Rainforest is dense

“We were driven for private wine

but the water above the reef was

and magical. From our boat, we

tastings throughout the Yarra Valley.

so inviting, and our guide was so

caught glimpses of incredible

I’ve always loved Aussie wines, and

helpful. We jumped in and were

wildlife like the Ulysses butterfly,

to meet some of the winemakers

surrounded by a blizzard of fish,

kingfishers, and pythons, while

was an absolute dream.”

in so many colors. I’m so glad we

all around us crocs basked on the

were brave enough to try it.”

muddy river banks. Wild.”

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Israel

Jordan United Arab Emirates

Egypt

Oman

Our most popular destinations in

Egypt & Middle East Experience a place where worlds come together. Where the magnificent archaeological city of Petra consumes you, or the sky-high heights of the Burj Khalifa make you feel alive. Uncover sacred secrets of the Holy Land, modern treasures, and ancient beliefs. And rest your head in places of grandeur, like a luxury panoramic tent in magical Wadi Rum.

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Egypt & Middle East: Discovery An introduction to the greatest wonders and “must-sees” of the Middle East. You’ll enjoy quality accommodations with completely private and specialized touring throughout.

8 days from

$2,304 pp*

Discover Egypt Cairo • Luxor

This whirlwind adventure delivers the best of Egypt’s must-see wonders and famed archaeological sites of Cairo and Luxor.

• Discover the Pyramids of Giza with the help of a skilled private guide • Feel awed by the immense Luxor Temples on the east bank of the Nile • Explore the Valleys of the Kings and Queens, and King Tut’s tomb

12 days from

$6,048 pp*

Active Jordan Discovery Amman • Dead Sea • Dana Biosphere Reserve • Petra • Wadi Rum • Aqaba

An active and profound journey through Jordan’s awe-inspiring deserts, canyons, and remarkable historic sites.

• Uncover the mysteries of ancient Petra, a UNESCO World Heritage Site • Stay overnight in a traditional Bedouin tented camp • Immerse yourself in the beauty of the Dana Biosphere Reserve

Dubai Stopover Best Seller

4 days from

$2,068 pp*

Dubai

Ultramodern Dubai awaits in an action-packed stopover tour to be paired with any destination of your choice.

• Marvel at Dubai’s architecture over a meal aboard a glass-enclosed boat • Stroll bustling souks and opulent malls in search of unique mementos • Romp over the dunes on a wild 4x4 adventure

*USD per person, based on double occupancy. Prices subject to change. Customized pricing varies.

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Egypt & Middle East

Discovery

Aswan, Egypt

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Egypt & Middle East

Egypt & Middle East: Premier

Premier

A deeper dive into the region that provides the perfect balance of familiar icons paired with less traveled sites, as well as nighttime activities to enhance your private-guided experience.

Egypt Highlights & Nile Cruise Best Seller

9 days

Cairo • Luxor • Nile • Aswan

A refined and unforgettable experience of Egypt’s most majestic and historic sites, in elevated style and comfort.

from

$3,672 pp*

• Have an experienced Egyptologist reveal the secrets of the Pyramids of Giza • Explore the Valley of the Kings, Valley of the Queens, and King Tut’s tomb • Sail up the Nile on a cruise with regular stops for private excursions

Christian Pilgrimage Best Seller

9 days pp*

8 days from

Walk in the Biblical footsteps of Jesus as you discover the Holy Land, including Nazareth, Bethlehem, and Jerusalem.

from

$8,361

Tel Aviv • Galilee • Tiberias • Jerusalem

$7,080 pp*

• Explore Christianity’s most sacred sites as you enjoy stunning scenery • Stand atop the Mount of Olives and enter the Holy City • Visit the Chapel of the Milk Grotto and Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem

Jewish Heritage of Israel Tel Aviv • Galilee • Jerusalem

Explore the landmarks of Old Jerusalem, visit the Western Wall, and take in the incredible light show at the Tower of David.

• Gaze out over Haifa from the top of Mount Carmel and visit sacred Galilee • Journey to the legendary fortress of Masada on the edge of the Dead Sea • Honor victims of the Holocaust on your visit to the Yad Vashem Memorial

Remember, each itinerary you see here is just a starting point. Your journey is always tailored to your unique needs and tastes.

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Egypt & Middle East: Luxe A complete 5-star experience of the utmost elegance, fit for a pharaoh. Visit off-the-beaten-path sites and indulge in unique activities you can’t find anywhere else, tailored exactly to your tastes.

Egypt & Jordan Exclusive Best Seller

12 days

Embark on a luxurious exploration of the best of these magical countries, with a five-star Nile cruise at its heart.

from

$9,096

Cairo • Luxor • Nile • Aswan • Amman • Petra • Wadi Rum

pp*

10 days from

$9,930 pp*

• Get swept away on a camel ride within the pyramids complex • Feel the history of towering Petra, Jordan’s unique UNESCO World Heritage site • Discover the magical oasis of Wadi Rum on a privately guided desert trek

Israel Exclusive Tel Aviv • Jerusalem • Galilee

Experience the faith and spirituality of the Holy Land on a luxurious tour that offers all the best of Israel’s sacred sights.

• Encounter Christian, Islamic, and Jewish sites in Jerusalem’s Old City • See the modern side of Israel on a guided tour of Jerusalem’s winelands • Stroll the stalls of Tel Aviv’s bustling Carmel Market with a food expert

7

days from

$6,293 pp*

Emirati Exclusive Dubai • Abu Dhabi

Savor the extravagant delights of Dubai and Abu Dhabi as you discover ancient sites and futuristic architecture.

• Tour the Burj Khalifa and glide along Dubai’s harbor on a dinner cruise • Fly with falcons above the desert on a hot air balloon ride • Ponder the sights of Abu Dhabi, including the enormous Sheikh Zayed Mosque

To start planning, talk to your preferred travel advisor, or visit us online.

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“The most interesting history lesson I’ve ever had”

Egypt

What Luis loved about his trip: I’m a history buff, though my wife and daughter, not so much. But we all loved how our guides made history come alive, welcomed us with open arms, and made each of us fall in love with Egypt day after day. We already have plans to return.

Day 2 – Cairo

Day 3 – Cairo

Day 5 – Luxor

“Of course, seeing The Great

“We loved the walking food tour

“We fell in love with our Egyptologist

Pyramids of Giza was a highlight,

through Cairo with our guide

guide Mona – we could just hear

but specifically the camel ride

Asim. We were most surprised

the passion in every question she

through the complex is what made

by kanefeh – the texture, the

answered for us as we walked the

the experience for us.”

color, the flavor – it was unlike

temples of Karnak. Our daughter

anything we’ve had before.”

was so inspired by her, and she made the tour so interesting for the whole family.”

Our Best of Egypt with Hurghada itinerary was the starting point for customizing Luis’ experience.

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Cairo, Egypt

Day 6 – Luxor

Day 7 – Hurghada

Day 11 – Cairo

“We were so deep in conversation

“Our Destination Expert was insistent

“Our guide took us through the Khan

with Mona at lunch that we stayed

that the Oberoi Beach Resort Sahl

Khalili Bazaar, weaving us through

there for hours. Thankfully she

Hasheesh was the place for us. Boy

the intricate passageways and

ensured we still saw all of the

was he right. We spent an entire

pointing out trinkets and antiques.

highlights of the Valleys of the

day walking the beach, reading by

We relished our last day and the

Kings and Queens.”

the pool, and reminiscing about the

moments spent meeting the locals

days that had just past.”

and soaking it all in.”

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Sweden Finland

Norway

Estonia

Russia

Latvia Lithuania

Denmark

Germany

Poland

Czech Republic Austria Slovakia Slovenia

Croatia

Ukraine

Hungary

Montenegro

Romania Bulgaria

Georgia

Greece

Turkey

Our most popular destinations in

Central & Eastern Europe Delight your senses as you watch the glow of the Aurora Borealis dance above you in Scandinavia’s northern reaches. Listen as Catherine the Great’s Peacock Clock chimes softly in the Hermitage. Feel a gentle breeze across your skin as you hot air balloon over Cappadocia’s fairy chimneys. Indulge in the aroma of Hvar’s endless violet lavender fields. And taste the catch of the day along a dramatic coastline.

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Central & Eastern Europe: Discovery An introduction to the splendors of the region, dotted with guided walks or private-guided tours with passionate experts, and featuring quality accommodations in central locations.

7 days from

$3,304 pp*

Istanbul and Cappadocia Explorer Istanbul • Cappadocia

Uncover centuries of charm at the crossroads of Europe and Asia, including a deep appreciation of the rich Ottoman history of Istanbul.

• Embark on a culinary adventure in one of Istanbul’s fashionable districts • Explore the labyrinthine, subterranean cities of Cappadocia • Greet the dawn gliding over sublime hills and valleys in a hot air balloon

10 days from

$4,190 pp*

Highlights of Eastern Europe Budapest • Bratislava • Vienna • Prague

Soak up Old World splendor in the spellbinding capital cities of Hungary, Slovak Republic, Austria, and Czech Republic.

• Marvel at Budapest’s Parliament from the heights of Fisherman’s Bastion • Explore the magical streets of Vienna on your private horse-drawn carriage • Walk the historic medieval-stone streets of Old Town Prague

Gastronomic Journey Through Georgia Epicurean Collection

7 days from

$2,828 pp*

Tbilisi • Kvareli • Kutaisi

Discover the little-known gastronomic paradise of Georgia, with traditional cuisine and viticulture that’s sure to delight you.

• Dine on traditional Georgian cuisine in the home of a local family • Sample local products in the charming wineries of ancient Kakheti • Bake traditional bread and take a churchkhela-making masterclass

*USD per person, based on double occupancy. Prices subject to change. Customized pricing varies.

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Central & Eastern Europe

Discovery

Cappadocia, Turkey

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Central & Eastern Europe

Central & Eastern Europe: Premier For those who seek memorable in-depth experiences that reveal something new and unique about the region. Rest your head at emblematic hotels and enjoy comfortable transfers throughout.

Premier

Classic Greece with Crete Best Seller

10 days from

$7,980 pp*

10 days from

$7,996 pp*

Athens • Mykonos • Santorini • Rethymno

Legendary Greek myths and scenic Aegean beauty await on an immersive journey from Athens to the Greek Cyclades and beyond.

• Gaze out over the cradle of Western civilization from atop the Acropolis • Sample Greek wines and accompanying culinary delights • Watch the sun set over Santorini on a sunset dinner cruise

Self-Drive Along Norway’s Southern Fjords Oslo • Flåm • Solvorn • Lofthus • Bergen

Uncover Norway’s most spectacular sites on this self-drive electric vehicle journey along the Sognefjord and Hardangerfjord.

• Bike through the Flåm Valley and ride the rails of the Flåm Railway • Taste sumptuous, seasonal produce at a local goat farm • Cross stunning bridges and enjoy picturesque ferry rides across the fjords

10 days from

$6,180 pp*

Russia and Baltics Signature St. Petersburg • Tallinn • Riga • Vilnius

Delve into a fascinating history of Russia and the Baltics, four countries so closely connected yet unique in so many ways.

• Marvel at the imperial palaces and opulent cathedrals in the City of Tsars • Trace back the history of the Hanseatic League in Tallinn’s Old Town • Get immersed in the rich heritage and local folklore of Lithuania

Remember, each itinerary you see here is just a starting point. Your journey is always tailored to your unique needs and tastes.

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Central & Eastern Europe: Luxe Top-of-the-line private-guided tours and accommodations, giving you VIP insight into the region’s most sought-after sites and hidden gems. Embark on adventures like heli-landings and private boat charters to see your destination in a different way.

9 days from

$9,630 pp*

Dubrovnik and Boka Bay Splendor Dubrovnik • Tivat

This compact slice of paradise along the Adriatic coastline of Croatia and Montenegro will leave you mesmerized.

• Experience authentic dining in a traditional stone-built home with locals • Taste oysters fresh from the sea at world-famous Ston • Embark on a dazzling champagne cruise around Boka Bay on a private boat

10 days from

$13,990 pp*

Lapland Winter Wonderland Rovaniemi • Levi

Experience the wild, untamed north on this unforgettable journey of luxury through Lapland’s most exquisite locations.

• Search for the Northern Lights and savor a campfire-cooked meal • Enjoy VIP access as your Icebreaker ship cuts through immense layers of ice • Buckle up for a private driving lesson on a closed-circuit ice course

Castles and Wine of the Moselle and Rhine Epicurean Collection

9 days from

$10,830 pp*

Frankfurt • Oberwesel • Lieser • Kronberg

Postcard-perfect Old Towns, boutique wineries, and historic castles abound on this tantalizing journey through Germany.

• Immerse yourself in a world of German wines in the picturesque Rhine Valley • Hop on an off-road vehicle and embark on a private wine safari in Rudesheim • Enjoy a royal retreat at a castle hotel in Kronberg

To start planning, talk to your preferred travel advisor, or visit us online.

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Central & Eastern Europe

Luxe

Rhine Valley, Germany

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“A whimsical wedding anniversary”

Croatia

What Agnes loved about her trip: During our anniversary to the ‘Pearl of the Adriatic,’ Kensington Tours didn’t miss a beat. Our Destination Expert really took the time to get to know my husband and I, our passions, and personalized an incredibly romantic and charming experience throughout our entire stay in Croatia.

Day 2 – Split

Day 3 – Split

Day 5 – Hvar

“Our guide escorted us through

“Our day trip to Plitvice Lakes

“Hvar is beautiful, but we especially

a maze of alleyways in the

was magical. We walked past

loved the day tour out to Bisevo

1700-year-old Old Town, pointing

the stunning array of diamond-

and Vis – off the beaten path, as

out hidden gems and telling us

blue lakes with our guide at our

they say. Our rowboat through the

age-old stories all along the way.”

own pace, stopping for several

Blue Grotto was as romantic as it

breaks to take it all in.”

was breathtaking.”

Our Signature Croatia itinerary was the starting point for customizing Agnes’ experience.

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Hvar, Croatia

Day 6 – Korcula

Day 7 – Dubrovnik

Day 9 – Dubrovnik

“Olive oil tastings, wine tastings,

“I surprised my husband with

“The most romantic anniversary we

and oyster tastings – all in the

a city tour tailored around the

could have wished for – a sunset

most idyllic settings. Our tastebuds

famed spots featured in Game

cruise to the Elephati Islands,

were delighted.”

of Thrones – we were enveloped

and a serene dinner ashore. We

by Westeros.”

seriously contemplated staying a few more nights.”

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Greenland

Iceland

Scotland Ireland Wales

England

Netherlands

Belgium

France Portugal Spain

Switzerland

Monaco

Italy Mediterranean Malta

Our most popular destinations in

Western Europe Do you seek quaint beautiful villages or the vast palaces of royalty? Are you attracted by Mediterranean heat or the ocean spray of Scottish islands? Compelled by the distant past, or contemporary energy? Fortunately, you’ll find it all here in Western Europe, welcoming you.

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Western Europe: Discovery Explore the beauty of Europe as you’ve always dreamed, with a combination of private touring and self-guided discovery, and accommodations in the heart of the region’s most enchanting cities and towns.

6 days from

$2,580 pp*

Amsterdam Spotlight Amsterdam

Soak up the treasures of Amsterdam, from its unique culture and picturesque canals to world-class museums.

• Take in highlights on a walking tour of Amsterdam with a private guide • Visit a cheese farm on a cycling excursion through the Dutch countryside • Learn the stories behind famous artworks by Van Gogh and Rembrandt

8 days from

$4,160 pp*

Discover Scotland Edinburgh • Inverness • Glasgow

The ideal way to introduce yourself to the country’s pristine Highlands, showstoppingly beautiful cities, and much more.

• Taste the flavors of traditional Scottish cuisine and the “water of life” • Cruise along Loch Ness and visit the magnificent Urquhart castle • See the majestic Eilean Donan Castle, one of Scotland’s most iconic keeps

Portugal Highlights Best Seller

7 days from

$3,353 pp*

Porto • Lisbon • Albufeira

Journey to the edge of the Old World discovering historic cities, picturesque wine regions, and stunning coastlines.

• Enjoy the decadence of Porto’s colorful streets and city squares • Sample world-class wines on a jaunt through the Douro Valley • Uncover layers of history within quaint neighborhoods of Lisbon

*USD per person, based on double occupancy. Prices subject to change. Customized pricing varies.

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Western Europe

Western Europe: Premier

Premier

Embrace the best of Western Europe with memorable, in-depth, and immersive experiences that reveal what’s unique about your destination, all custom-tailored to your own travel style.

Italy Signature with Amalfi Coast Recommended

12 days

Witness nature’s marvels and history come to life as you’re guided through Italy’s ancient cities and stunning panoramas.

from

$9,036

Rome • Naples • Sorrento • Florence • Venice

pp*

8 days from

$6,184 pp*

• Uncover 2,000 years of lore as you’re guided through layers of the Colosseum • Amble through Tuscan vineyards and indulge in a seasonal farmhouse lunch • Navigate the contours and brilliant hues of the Blue Grotto by boat

Signature Switzerland Zurich • Lucerne • Interlaken • Zermatt

Explore Switzerland’s majestic mountains and stunning lakes on an enchanting tour boasting all the must-sees.

• Cruise Lake Lucerne and ride by cogwheel train to the summit of Mt. Pilatus • Take a horse-drawn carriage ride around Interlaken, gateway to Jungfrau • Ascend the Matterhorn to take in the spellbinding views of the Alps

London, Edinburgh, Dublin Signature Bestseller

10 days

Step back in time as you immerse yourself in the beauty and the culture of these richly historic capital cities.

from

$7,610

London • Edinburgh • Dublin

pp*

• Set out on an evening dinner cruise on the Thames • Wander through and perch upon the imposing Edinburgh Castle • Drink in the Bow Street Experience at Dublin’s historic Jameson Distillery

Remember, each itinerary you see here is just a starting point. Your journey is always tailored to your unique needs and tastes.

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Western Europe: Luxe A truly elevated, unforgettable journey that delivers the very best of the region, through both remarkable, tailor-made experiences and singular luxury – like VIP access to the most exclusive sites, wineries, and restaurants.

Wine and Culinary Delights of Spain Epicurean Collection

12 days from

$10,016 pp*

Barcelona • San Sebastian • Bilbao • Madrid

Dazzle your taste buds on an exceptional journey through the food and wine of Barcelona, Madrid, and the Basque region.

• Enjoy an escorted market visit and cooking class in Barcelona • Relish in winery visits and tastings in La Rioja and Basque wine regions • Savor a gastronomic experience and traditional flamenco show in Madrid

Paris and the Châteaux of the Loire Valley Epicurean Collection

9 days from

$13,200 pp*

9 days from

$18,099 pp*

Paris • Onzain • Veigne

Immerse yourself in the charms of Paris with a private guide and live like decadent royalty in a Loire château.

• Rest your head at Domaine de la Tortiniere, a tranquil and majestic château • Prepare a traditional French meal and pair it with local vintages • Admire wine regions of the Loire Valley from above on a private helicopter

South Coast and Golden Circle Exclusive Reykjavik • Hella • Grindavik

On this luxurious getaway to one of the most remarkable places on Earth, you’ll see why it truly is The Land of Fire and Ice.

• Enjoy private island and cave lunches while staying in a luxury lodge • Relax in opulence in a private suite at Iceland’s most renowned spa • Lift off for an unforgettable heli-flight with a mountaintop landing

To start planning, talk to your preferred travel advisor, or visit us online.

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Luxe

Paris, France

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“The perfect family vacation”

Spain

What Maria loved about her trip: We wanted to see and do as much as possible while still engaging the kids, and we were able to do that with ease as we traveled from city to city. Our Destination Expert listened to exactly what we wanted, and made Spain enjoyable for the entire family.

Day 2 – Madrid

Day 5 – Seville

Day 7 – Granada

“Our Destination Expert knew our

“We learned so much about

“Seeing the Alhambra Palace

kids would still be adjusting to the

Spanish culinary traditions and

illuminated at night sent shivers

time change, so she arranged for a

ingredients during our cooking

down my spine. Our guide was so

sitter at the hotel, while the hubby

class and market visit, and the

knowledgeable, and made sure we

and I enjoyed an exotic Flamenco

kids loved all the snacks along

got to see the view from the Torre

show with dinner. The perfect

the way.”

de la Vela.”

parents’ night out.”

Our Signature Spain itinerary was the starting point for customizing Maria’s experience.

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Barcelona, Spain

Day 8 – Seville

Day 7 – Barcelona

Day 11 – Barcelona

“Following our guide through the

“After an interactive tour of the

“Witnessing the rugged peaks of

picturesque streets of Ronda and

Picasso Museum, our guide led

Montserrat from a hot air balloon

seeing the Puento Nuevo bridge

us around the corner to a private

was the most incredible way for us to

soaring above the gaping gorge

painting workshop so each of

spend our last day in Spain. A truly

was one of my favorite moments.

us could recreate one of his

magical experience, and we’d have

We were so thankful to get there

masterpieces. The kids had a blast!”

never known this was an option if it

by private vehicle, it made the

wasn’t for Kensington Tours!”

journey very comfortable with the kids in tow.”

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Mexico Guatemala

Costa Rica

Panama Colombia

Ecuador Galápagos

Peru

Brazil Bolivia

Chile Argentina

Uruguay

Patagonia

Our most popular destinations in

Latin America An intoxicatingly beautiful variety of landscapes, from dense jungle waterfalls to arid mountain deserts. A complicated and captivating history, from the Incas, to the European colonialists, right up to today. And unforgettable people with thriving cultures that never let go of your heart.

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Latin America: Discovery Experience the iconic highlights of Latin America with local private guides, in combination with self-guided wayfaring through the region’s most charming cities, with accommodations in the heart of it all.

Highlights of Peru Best Seller

8 days from

$3,184 pp*

9 days from

$3,960 pp*

Lima • Sacred Valley • Machu Picchu • Cusco

Trek through history and embark on a life-changing journey to lost Incan cities that soar above sea level.

• Delve into art and Incan culture at the Larco Museum with a gallery scholar • Get whisked away to the Sacred Valley and Cusco • Discover the lost Incan city of Machu Picchu, tucked away in the Andes

Ecuador Family: Volcanoes & Cloudforest Quito • Mindo • Cotopaxi

Colorful wildlife and natural wonders abound in this family-friendly exploration of Ecuador’s best and most famed sights.

• Encounter rare bird species in Mindo’s Cloud Forest Reserve • Gallop on a private horseback ride through gorgeous Andean countryside • Marvel at the snow-capped summits of the Cotopaxi and Antisana volcanoes

9 days from

$4,995 pp*

Bolivia Explorer La Paz • Sucre • Salar de Uyuni • Ojo de Perdiz

Extraordinary landscapes, colonial architecture, and cultural delights surround you in beautiful Bolivia.

• Discover the wonderful contrasts of the capitals of La Paz and Sucre • Explore the mysterious Valley of the Moon and the ruins of Tiwanaku • Venture into the majestic and mirror-like Salar de Uyuni salt flats

*USD per person, based on double occupancy. Prices subject to change. Customized pricing varies.

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Latin America

Discovery

Uyuni, Bolivia

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Latin America

Latin America: Premier

Premier

Explore the best of Latin America with truly memorable “bucket list” experiences in the company of local experts, all custom-tailored to your individual travel style.

Galapagos Island Signature Best Seller

7 days

Take in historic, colonial Quito before discovering the enchanting wonders and wildlife of the isles of Darwin.

from

$6,454

Quito • Santa Cruz Island

pp*

9 days from

$4,518 pp*

• Take a photography masterclass in UNESCO World Heritage Site Quito • Adventure in an exclusive afternoon of watersports on the Itabaca Channel • Seek endemic species as you hike, kayak, and cruise the Enchanted Islands

Essential Colombia Bogota • Medellín • Cartagena

Let the cultural and historical wonders of Colombia captivate you as you discover colorful Bogota, Medellín, and Cartagena.

• Witness Medellín’s transformation into a thriving hub of culture and art • Sample artisanal coffee on a guided tour of Hacienda Café El Retiro • Sail through the diamond-like waters surrounding the Rosario Islands

8 days from

$5,136 pp*

Panama: Pirates & Caribbean Coast Panama City • Portobelo

Learn exciting tales of past high-seas piracy and explore Panama City’s natural and man-made treasures.

• See the ruins of Old Panama, a city sacked by privateer Henry Morgan • Hike Camino de Cruces National Park, a 9,000-acre tropical rainforest • Uncover the mysteries of Portobelo, once a port-of-call for treasure ships

Remember, each itinerary you see here is just a starting point. Your journey is always tailored to your unique needs and tastes.

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Latin America: Luxe For those who seek the very best of Latin America along roads less traveled, such as private tastings in the regions’ most exclusive wineries and stays in stylish remote lodges – all in remarkable luxury.

Costa Rica Family Luxury Best Seller

Costa Rica’s natural playground offers thrilling family-friendly

9 days

adventure made for memories captured by your photographer.

from

$5,449

Vara Blanca • Arenal • Papagayo

pp*

*based on party of four

• Craft artisanal chocolate with local experts on the edge of a rainforest • Serve up lunch for the residents of a wildlife rehabilitation center • Cruise the world-class beaches of Guanacaste aboard a private catamaran

Machu Picchu & Amazon Cruise Exclusive Voyages

The majestic highlights of Inca country and a cruise through

14 days

the Amazon come together in a mosaic of luxury and style.

from

$12,600

pp*

21 days from

Lima • Sacred Valley • Machu Picchu • Cusco • Peruvian Amazon Cruise

$13,776 pp*

• Let your private guide show you why Lima is called the City of the Kings • Explore beyond the stunning views of the lost city of Machu Picchu • Unwind on a four-night cruise aboard a luxurious five-star Amazon ship

Argentina & Chile Elite Buenos Aires • Mendoza • El Calafate • Torres del Paine National Park • Santiago • San Pedro de Atacama

Explore Patagonian landscapes, world-renowned wines, and the magical cities of Buenos Aires and Santiago.

• Experience the unforgettable natural wonder of Torres del Paine National Park • Sample full-bodied Malbecs on a winery tour of the famed Mendoza Valley • Explore the unearthly Valley of the Moon in the vast Atacama Desert

To start planning, talk to your preferred travel advisor, or visit us online.

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“Together we shared our passion for adventure, good food and great wine”

Chile

What Marla loved about her trip: We three couples have been friends for years, and we wanted to do something really fun and different – get off the beaten track somewhere beautiful, somewhere we could also relax and enjoy all the creature comforts. None of us had really considered Chile before, but it was absolute magic.

Day 1 – Santiago

Day 4 – Puerto Natales

Day 5 – Puerto Natales

“Our introduction to Chile was

“Our private guide took us on an

“Four of us saddled up like gauchos

dinner at Bocanariz Wine Bar,

easy trek of Dorotea Hill, near

to explore a huge working estancia,

where all the waiters were trained

the Argentinian border. He made

or ranch, on horseback, while the

sommeliers – they were seriously

sure we spotted the condors that

other two enjoyed their rugged off-

expert about their wine, but not

nest in the cliff walls, and that we

road drive along the coast to get up

snobby at all. Loved the tasting

stopped at the best places to get

close to the wildlife. They got some

flights they recommended.”

great shots.”

great photographs.”

Our Chilean Fjords & Torres del Paine itinerary was the starting point for customizing Marla’s experience.

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Torres del Paine National Park, Chile

Day 7 – Torres del Paine National Park

Day 8 – Torres del Paine National Park

Day 11 – Santiago

“I loved the fact that our hotel was

“The hike to the base of the towers

“We loved the private wine tasting

nestled in the heart of a national

was challenging in places, but

and class designed by a famous

park, surrounded by stunning

exhilarating. And when you come

vintner in their wine cellar. It was

mountain scenery. While the

up over the final ridge and see the

definitely educational, but more

boys headed out for a walk on

three incredible towers that jut up

importantly it was a delicious way

the pampas, we ladies enjoyed

into the sky, over this incredible

to toast our wonderful time in Chile.”

a fabulous massage and mud

turquoise lake, it’s so worth it.”

therapy treatment.”

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Alaska British Columbia Wyoming

Ontario

New York

Pennsylvania

Utah Louisiana

Mexico

Caribbean

Our most popular destinations in

North America So much to discover and revel in, so close to home. It might be uncovering the music and food legacy of New Orleans, or the secret history of New York. Finding the perfect escape on a pristine Caribbean beach or on a glorious Alaskan mountaintop. It’s the perfect place to surprise yourself.

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North America: Discovery Discover real wonders surprisingly close to home with a balance of privately guided touring and self-guided experiences, while enjoying quality accommodations throughout.

7 days from

$4,991 pp*

Alaska: Aurora & Igloos Anchorage • Fairbanks

Everything that Alaska’s winter landscapes have to offer is literally at your feet – adventures ready for you to enjoy.

• Don your cleats for a once-in-a-lifetime hike through the Matanuska Glacier • Dash through the snow on an unforgettable dog sled ride • Watch the Aurora Borealis light up the sky from your private igloo

Grand Teton & Yellowstone: Road Trip Best Seller

7 days from

$6,179 pp*

7 days from

$8,129 pp*

Jackson Hole • West Yellowstone

Buckle up for a self-drive adventure through breathtaking vistas, meeting expert local guides along the way.

• Glide along Snake River in a picturesque float adventure • Embark on an exclusive wildlife safari through spectacular Grand Teton • Stand in awe before the astonishing Old Faithful

Active Bryce & Zion Las Vegas • Bryce Canyon National Park • Zion National Park

Immerse yourself in towering red rock splendor and adventure in Zion and Bryce Canyon National Parks.

• Rappel remote slot canyons, off-road aboard UTVs, and take to the trails • Saddle up for a guided horseback ride along the Peek-a-Boo Loop • Savor quintessential slot canyon beauty and explore the legendary Narrows

*USD per person, based on double occupancy. Prices subject to change. Customized pricing varies.

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North America

Discovery

Bryce Canyon, Utah

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North America

North America: Premier

Premier

Go beyond what you already know about the splendor of places close to home with your specialized private guides, all in stylish, comfortable accommodations that reflect the personality of your destination.

New Orleans Signature Recommended

5 days

Let an eclectic blend of rich Creole heritage, French influence, and Jazz music welcome you to the Big Easy.

from

$3,548

New Orleans

pp*

• Expose your senses to the soul of New Orleans at a live jazz performance • Reel in a catch on a fishing adventure in a Louisiana marsh • Learn about NOLA’s African American history and Creole culture

Alaska: Tundra, Denali & Glaciers Best Seller

8 days pp*

7 days from

Surround yourself with the sublime beauty of Alaska as you journey through the best of Anchorage, Talkeetna, and Denali.

from

$7,632

Anchorage • Talkeetna • Denali National Park

$9,258 pp*

• Experience the legendary scenery of the Turnagain Arm Waterway • Admire Denali’s scenic vistas and take to the trails on a guided hike • Wind your way through the wilderness aboard the Alaskan Railroad

Arches & Slot Canyon Explorer Salt Lake City • Moab • Page

Rich in its characteristic red rock, this stunning sojourn through Moab and Page offers an abundance of natural treasures.

• Hike sandy trails and drink in red rock beauty at Arches National Park • Admire one of the largest Native American petroglyphs ever discovered • Kayak Lake Powell during sunrise to witness light dance in Antelope Canyon

Remember, each itinerary you see here is just a starting point. Your journey is always tailored to your unique needs and tastes.

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North America: Luxe The utmost in luxurious, sophisticated experiences that offer one-of-a-kind perspectives and reveal North America in surprising new ways, including luxury lodges, private heli-tours, and so much more.

Canadian Rockies Signature Best Seller

8 days

A truly unforgettable way to experience the raw beauty of the Canadian Rockies, from a variety of unique perspectives.

from

$7,571

Banff National Park • Lake Louise • Jasper National Park

pp*

9 days from

$8,978 pp*

• Examine breathtaking views of Banff from the top of Sulphur Mountain • Gallop on horseback through the Cave and Basin National Historic Site • Soar above the Columbia Icefield on a private helicopter ride

Canyons & Ranch in Style Las Vegas • Zion National Park • Torrey

Let the brilliance of Bryce, Zion and the Grand Canyon capture your senses on this remarkable adventure.

• Take to the skies on a heli-tour through the Grand Canyon’s towering glory • Get your feet wet as you journey through the stunning Narrows slot canyon • Hike Capitol Reef, a hidden treasure in the heart of red rock country

8 days from

$18,448 pp*

Alaska: Luxury Lodge Anchorage • Halibut Cove

An incomparable journey that explores the very best of Alaska’s wild wonders, delivered in the utmost luxurious style.

• Soar over vast glaciers en route to mushing an elite dog sled team • Go halibut fishing and compete for the catch of the day aboard a full-day charter • Marvel at mighty peninsular grizzlies in an extraordinary heli-tour

To start planning, talk to your preferred travel advisor, or visit us online.

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“My kids loved every second, and so did we. That’s the perfect vacation.”

Wyoming

What Ana loved about her family’s trip: The whole point of getting away is to enjoy being a family together. And frankly with the kids that can be a challenge. I told our Destination Expert what I really wanted out of the trip, and they suggested Grand Teton. It delivered everything I wanted because we all had such a great time together.

Day 1 – Jackson Hole

Day 2 – Jackson Hole

Day 3 – Jackson Hole

“The Lodge was the ideal place

“After kayaking Slide Lake in the

“I loved that all four of us could

for us to stay. It was sophisticated

morning, our private guide Mitch

go mountain biking in a way

but felt down to earth. Diego

took us on a wildlife safari. He

that wasn’t too challenging, but

loved our room’s fireplace, I

knew just where to look for the

we could still enjoy the beautiful

loved the rain shower, and the

animals as they grazed – the

scenery. The mountains are truly

kids loved the pools both indoors

kids couldn’t believe how huge

spectacular.”

and out.”

the bison were!”

Our Grand Teton Summer Active itinerary was the starting point for customizing Ana’s experience.

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Grand Teton, Jackson Hole

Day 4 – Jackson Hole

Day 4 – Jackson Hole

Day 6 – Jackson Hole

“The kids wanted to go horseback

“That night we went stargazing

“We’d never been whitewater rafting

riding, but were a little nervous

up Grand Teton, under a stunning

before. Such a thrill to do it together!

about it. Our private guide was so

sky so full of stars. The astronomy

Our guide was in total control, and

good with them, encouraging them

expert with us told such great

made us feel very safe. And Snake

and making them feel comfortable,

stories, and made it all come to

River Canyon was so beautiful.”

almost like real cowboys.”

life. The kids actually remembered what they learned!”

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Weddell Sea

Antarctic Peninsula

Our most popular destinations in the

Polar Regions Venture to the farthest northern and southern realms, whose magic and sometimes harsh beauty has captivated the most intrepid of explorers. Experience the incredible thriving life, the dynamic ecosystems, and stunning vistas that await on what will surely be the trip of a lifetime.

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Polar Regions: Premier Enjoy extraordinary experiences in some of the world’s most remote and remarkable destinations, combined with sophisticated privately guided land experiences before and after your cruise, all in unparalleled comfort and style.

Antarctica: the 7th Continent Voyages

14 days

Thriving penguin colonies, towering ice formations, pure glacial beauty, and so much more await your discovery.

from

$16,146

Buenos Aires • Antarctic Peninsula

pp*

• Discover architecture in Buenos Aires, the “Paris of South America” • Journey aboard an expedition ship across the Drake Passage to Antarctica • Hike polar mountains, witness exotic species, and sail on zodiac tours

Antarctica & Tierra del Fuego Voyages

17 days from

$17,965 pp*

Buenos Aires • Ushuaia • Antarctic Peninsula

Trek the unspoiled lands of Tierra del Fuego – the Land of Fire – before embracing the call of the wild in Antarctica.

• Trek the captivating mountain paradise of Tierra Del Fuego National Park • Delve into the surreal beauty of Antarctica aboard a spectacular expedition cruise • Sail through glacial waters, hike remote landscapes, and photograph unique wildlife

Crossing the Antarctic Circle Voyages

22 days from

$24,044 pp*

Buenos Aires • Ushuaia • Antarctic Circle • Marguerite Bay • Antarctic Peninsula

A world of polar wonders reveals itself as you follow in the footsteps of legendary explorers aboard an expedition ship.

• Wander cosmopolitan Buenos Aires and enjoy an enticing tango performance • Experience the bone-chilling beauty of Antarctica’s icy landscapes • Sail by zodiac, plunge into polar waters, and search for humpback whales

*USD per person, based on double occupancy. Prices subject to change. Customized pricing varies.

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Polar Regions: Luxe

Luxe

Embark on a magnificent journey that embraces both real adventure and true grandeur – a once-in-a-lifetime VIP cruise experience paired with the finest private-guided experiences of your destination before and after your cruise.

Argentina & Antarctica in Style Voyages

21 days from

$20,896 pp*

Buenos Aires • Ushuaia • Antarctic Peninsula • Mendoza

Enjoy a luxurious tour through Argentina’s culture and winelands before setting out an adventure towards the White Continent.

• Savor the finest from Argentina’s largest wine region, Mendoza • Embrace the call of the wild in the rugged playground of Tierra del Fuego • Capture the perfect picture of penguin colonies in the South Shetland Islands

Antarctica: King Penguins & South Georgia Voyages

21 days from

$27,198 pp*

Buenos Aires • Ushuaia • South Georgia • Weddell Sea • Antarctic Peninsula

Indulge in the best of South America’s culture and cuisine before venturing to discover penguin colonies on Antarctic shoreline.

• Saddle up alongside gauchos at an authentic Argentinian estancia • Sail the Beagle Channel transecting the Tierra del Fuego archipelago • Find yourself surrounded by king penguins on the beaches of South Georgia

Ultimate Chile & Antarctica Voyages

21 days from

$37,323 pp*

Santiago • Punta Arenas • Antarctic Peninsula • Torres del Paine • San Pedro de Atacama

Explore Chile’s contrasting landscapes from north to south before your expedition towards the harsh beauty of Antarctica.

• Journey through time during guided tours in Santiago and coastal Valparaíso • Stay at remote and luxurious lodges in Atacama and Patagonia • Trek, snowshoe, and plunge into an icy playground teeming with wildlife

Remember, each itinerary you see here is just a starting point. Your journey is always tailored to your unique needs and tastes.

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Capitals of Northern Europe with Svalbard Cruise Voyages

St. Petersburg • Helsinki • Stockholm • Copenhagen • Oslo • Longyearbyen

Explore Tsarist Russia and the chic capitals of Scandinavia,

19 days

followed by an Arctic expedition cruise in Norway.

from

$20,005 pp*

• Embark on an unforgettable expedition cruise in the Norwegian Arctic • Venture out on shore landings in search of arctic foxes and reindeer • Wander through regal castles and majestic buildings of Northern Europe

Iceland Coastal Voyage Voyages

Reykjavik • Coastal Iceland

10 days

Settle in with a soak in the Blue Lagoon and discover the Golden Circle with your private guide before circumnavigating the island.

from

$10,326 pp*

• Sail around Iceland in search of puffins and other bird and marine life • Cross the Arctic Circle as you venture to Grimsey Island • Round Iceland’s famed Golden Circle by Super Jeep

Sailing Svalbard’s Fjords in Style Voyages

Experience frontier territory on an Arctic expedition, paired

14 days

with the privately guided best of Oslo and Copenhagen.

from

$20,166

Oslo • Longyearbyen • Spitsbergen • Svalbard • Copenhagen

pp*

• Discover Wijdefjord, Svalbard archipelago’s longest fjord • Sail past ice caps and spot polar bears and wildlife in nature reserves • Bookend your expedition with two of Scandinavia’s most spectacular cities

Ultimate Greenland Cruise from Iceland Voyages

18 days from

$23,799 pp*

Reykjavik • Kangerlussuaq • Copenhagen

A lifetime of memories – the very best of Iceland and Denmark, combined with an expedition cruise to Greenland’s remote waters.

• Tour Copenhagen and the castles of North Zealand • Rejuvenate your senses in Iceland’s renowned Blue Lagoon • Marvel at enchanting arctic mountains, wildlife, and ice-scraped valleys

To start planning, talk to your preferred travel advisor, or visit us online.

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“The best way to experience the Land of Fire and Ice”

Iceland

What Anabel loved about her trip: I’ve wanted to take a solo trip for a while to Iceland, but wasn’t sure how to do so. My Destination Expert heard all the spots I wanted to visit and matched me with the perfect cruise, and put me in a very comfortable cabin. What a way to see it all – memories that will last me a lifetime.

Day 1 – Reykjavik

Day 2 – Reykjavik

Day 3 – Snæfellsnes

“I was whisked away from the

“A super jeep all to myself for the

airport and delivered straight to

Golden Circle today. Feeling the

“Snæfellsnes

charming, and I loved the excursion

the Blue Lagoon to rejuvenate

mist from Gulfoss waterfall and

to Djupalonssandur to see the black

after my flight in the baby blue

seeing the shooting geysers

sand beaches.”

waters. Just magical.”

gave me goosebumps.”

Our Iceland Coastal Voyage itinerary was the starting point for customizing Anabel’s experience.

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Peninsula

is

so


Seljalandsfoss, Iceland

Day 4 – Patreksfjordur

Day 6 – Akureyri

Day 8 – Bakkagerdi

“I took a dip in the pool like my

“As we took our small boat from

“We were able to get so close to

Destination Expert recommended.

the ship to shore, there it was – a

the puffin colonies on our Zodiac

The geothermal waters are a big

breaching whale right ahead of us

excursion toward the cliffs of

part of Icelandic culture, so I really

in the distance. It was like a scene

Bakkagerdi – a photographer’s

felt like a local.”

from a movie.”

paradise.”

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Kensington Tours Safe Travel Certified Feel confident and safe on your journey Our first priority is always to protect the health and safety of our clients and local teams, given the new reality of travel. So our health and safety protocols are extensive – specific and stringent precautions that ensure a positive travel experience for our clients, a safe working environment for our employees and partners, and compliance with official local regulations.


Protected Staff Kensington Tours monitors the well-being of our guides and drivers, and we mandate regular temperature checks to help ensure they are healthy. They wear masks, and maintain appropriate social distancing during their time with you. We also ensure that you have access to hand sanitizer and masks.

Sanitized Vehicles Kensington Tours’ private vehicles are thoroughly sanitized with disinfectant prior to each tour and transfer. We ensure that each vehicle is stocked with hand sanitizer and face masks.

Away From Crowds In addition to providing our private-guided experiences, Kensington Tours uses an “away from the crowds” approach for entering any attractions and sites. By focusing on off-peak access, we enable our clients to enjoy key sites and attractions with comfort and ease.

Vetted Hotels Beyond our always careful selection of hotel partners, we only deliver our guests to properties that have rolled out a comprehensive, elevated standard for cleaning guest rooms and spaces, as well as increased care in operating their dining spaces, common areas and administrative services.

Enhanced Flexibility With your Destination Expert, you have the flexibility to make itinerary changes up to seven days prior to departure. And while you’re traveling, our guides can always make changes on the fly to ensure that sightseeing and activities are delivered with your safety, comfort and preferred pace in mind.

Unbeatable 24/7 Support Rest assured that wherever you’re planning your trip, your Destination Expert is up to date on the situation on the ground. And during your journey, our staff are always available around the clock. They can make changes, answer questions, or provide in-the-moment support should you ever require it.

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