With one week to explore the Philippines, you can choose between urban adventures, beach and water activities, or a mix of both. Manila and Cebu City are ideal locations to delve into the country's history and fit in nature-based day trips, while Moalboal and Oslob, located on Cebu Island, are perfect destinations for diving and snorkeling enthusiasts. If you're eager to island-hop, opt for a stay in El Nido. Or, include time on Bohol Island for inland adventures, such as to the famed Chocolate Hills.
Experience the thrilling heights and lush valleys of the Swiss Alps on a two-week trekking adventure for the ages. It begins in Chamonix—a premier destination for winter sports—where you'll do some off-road cycling and hike up to glaciers and mountain passes. The excitement continues with an epic multiday trek through the Bernese Oberland, as well as visits to colorful Swiss villages, kayaking on glassy lakes, and relaxing spa days.
Get into the holiday spirit with a two-week winter vacation in Switzerland, when the snow is falling and the Christmas markets are in full swing. It begins with culture in the historic centers of colorful Bern and Basel. Then, continue to waterfront metropolises like Lausanne, Geneva, and Montreux, where you'll take cooking classes, ride cable cars up alpine peaks, enjoy spa days, chocolate workshops, and more.
Choose Switzerland during the warmer months for its green valleys, fertile vineyards, and soaring Alpine peaks. That's what's in store on this grand two-week getaway, starting with a taste of the delicious fusion cuisine in the Italian-speaking Ticino region. The rest of the journey will take you to historic cities like Zürich and Bern while allowing time for mountaineering adventures and wine and cheese tours.
With one week in Bali, you can hop between the northern highlands, the quaint coastal village of Pemuteran, and the bustling resort town of Sanur on a highlights tour. Or, join a sun-kissed adventure featuring Seminyak and Gili Trawangan filled with snorkeling excursions and beach time. If you're seeking a culturally rich trip, dedicate your time to the villages and temples in and around Ubud, and add on a trip to Sanur or Nusa Lembongan for a slice of coastal paradise.
Get into the festive spirit with this 10-day winter break in Sweden and Norway. The trip includes quality time in some of Scandinavia's top Christmas markets that are based in historic city squares, as well as nearby castles and country estates. Browse the stalls for handmade gifts, sip mulled wine, and sing traditional carols to your heart's content. More winter adventures include a Swedish cinnamon bun masterclass, a fjord dinner cruise in Oslo, and a pamper day at a vineyard spa.
Scotland's natural beauty is on full display with this active 13-day adventure. Starting in Edinburgh, you'll jump behind the wheel and road trip across the Scottish Highlands, exploring the best of the Isle of Skye, Cairngorms National Park, the scenic drive called the NC500, and Glen Coe before finishing in Loch Lomond and Glasgow. This itinerary includes epic hikes, biking tours, sea kayaking, fishing, horseback riding, and loch cruises, with plenty of free time to explore at your own pace.
You can hit at least four regions on an eight-day road trip around Scotland. Active travelers and outdoor enthusiasts can try canyoning at Bruar Falls, mountain biking in the Highlands, sea kayaking around the Isle of Skye, and hiking at Ben Vrackie. Whisky connoisseurs will enjoy a tasting at Clydeside Distillery and a whisky masterclass at Blair Atholl Distillery, while road-tripping photographers can drive through the Highlands to Scotland's northernmost tip on the scenic North Coast 500.
The best way to enjoy Switzerland's famous Alpine landscapes is by train—whether it's between cities or up mountain peaks. You'll traverse both on this 10-day highlights tour that starts in the north at Zürich, turns south to lakeside Lugano in the Italian-speaking canton of Ticino, then heads west to check off Lucerne, Bern, and Montreux. In between, you'll participate in cheese and chocolate workshops and even hop over to Italy for a cruise across chic Lake Como.
Thinking about Switzerland conjures images of snowcapped peaks, vast glaciers, storybook villages, and lush green valleys—all of which you'll find in the Bernese Oberland region. This 10-day adventure puts you right in the midst of this scenic beauty with multiday trekking from one soaring mountain to another. In between, you'll tour the postcard town of Interlaken and ride cable cars around the Alps.
Make this Christmas one for the books as you jet off to the winter wonderland that is Switzerland in December. This 10-day whirlwind adventure covers the best locales and activities, from browsing the Christmas markets in Geneva and Zürich to strolling Bern's UNESCO-listed Old Town. In between, you'll enjoy chocolate tours and cooking classes, visit historic castles, ride cable cars up to glaciers, and more.
Hop between the soaring Alpine landscapes of France and Switzerland on this adrenaline-filled 10-day itinerary. Take advantage of the pleasant weather in spring or summer to do some mountaineering, river rafting, paragliding, and cruising its turquoise lakes by boat. You'll also ride e-bikes to romantic waterfalls, hike the UNESCO-listed vineyards of Lavaux, and go canyoning in Annecy.
No need to let this winter be drab and bleak when you can jet off to the iconic Alps for a cold-weather holiday you won't soon forget. During this 10-day Swiss vacation, you'll enjoy many highlights, including ski days in St. Moritz, ice skating in Interlaken, and cable car rides up the Matterhorn—you'll even take a fondue boat cruise. As an added bonus, the trip starts with snowshoeing near the Italian border.
In the Alpine wonderland that is Switzerland, public transport takes on a whole new meaning. Over 10 days, you'll travel between colorful towns, lakeside cities, and mountain peaks by train, cogwheel railway, and even cable cars. Other highlights include hiking across green meadows, kayaking on azure lakes, riding bikes past waterfalls, and ascending iconic peaks like the Matterhorn.
Discover Scottish wilderness, wildlife, and whisky with this active 13-day trip. Starting from Glasgow, you'll board a train north and spend three memorable days hiking on the West Highland Way. From here, go fishing and taste whisky on the Isle of Skye, wander the Culloden Battlefield, join an off-road safari in Cairngorms National Park, and cruise across Loch Ness. Finish with a hike to Stirling Castle, then explore Edinburgh's Royal Mile and admire the world's largest collection of Scotch whisky.
Take an epic drive around the pristine landscapes of Scotland on this active 12-day adventure. Begin your journey cycling across historic Edinburgh, then rent a car and drive north to Cairngorms National Park, where a wild river fishing expedition awaits. Then, conquer new heights as you summit Ben Nevis, Scotland's towering pinnacle, and take a boat tour off the Isle of Skye. If that's not enough, ride a horse in Loch Lomond, snorkel and eat seafood in Oban, and finish with a beer tour in Glasgow.
Thanks to Scotland's size and well-maintained roads, you can visit 3-4 regions in six days. History buffs will appreciate a tour of Culloden Battlefield and a stop at the Clava Cairns, while whisky lovers will enjoy distillery-hopping from Edinburgh to Inverness. Those keen on culture and cuisine can attend a Royal Scottish National Orchestra performance and partake in a Glasgow tasting tour. Active travelers eager to immerse in the natural environment can hike the Highlands and snorkel at Ganavan Bay.
History and hiking collide on this nine-day Scotland trip that includes three days of trekking on the West Highland Way. Explore Glasgow then take a train to beautiful Loch Lomond for an equine adventure and time in nature. From there, journey north to Oban for island exploration and history lessons, then make your way to Fort William. Here you'll begin the West Highland Way, hiking Scotland's most scenic long-distance walk for three challenging days before returning to Glasgow.
Get off the beaten path with this nine-day Scottish adventure that unlocks a handful of lesser-known islands. Grab the keys to a rental car and set off to explore the beauty of the Isle of Arran, then return to the mainland for a whisky tasting and traditional Scottish ceilidh in Oban. Bounce over to the Isle of Mull for three days of exploration, then drive to Loch Lomond to cruise across the water in a private yacht. End in Glasgow with an evening of traditional folk music.
This nine-day Scotland highlights itinerary squeezes just the right amount of fun into each day, moving at a more moderate pace. You'll explore Edinburgh, Cairngorms National Park, and Loch Lomond deeper with almost three days in each destination. Discover history and Scottish food in the capital, then rent a car for your road trip north. In Pitlochry, you'll taste whisky and join a wildlife safari, then it's on to Trossachs National Park for canoeing and horseback riding.
Explore Scotland's top single malts at the source with this nine-day self-drive whisky itinerary. The journey begins in Edinburgh with tastings and a hike up Arthur's Seat before you drive north to Speyside, the heart of Scotch whisky. Here you'll visit two distilleries and a historic cooperage workshop, then drive to Fort William where the mountains, lochs, and malt whisky meet. Taste the local tipple and seek adventure on mountain biking trails before returning to Edinburgh.
This nine-day Scotland road trip ticks off the country's greatest outdoor adventures in just over a week. You'll gallop from Edinburgh into Cairngorms National Park, for canyoning at Bruar Falls and an off-road wildlife safari. Then switch gears on the Isle of Skye when you pedal the Trotternish Peninsula on an e-bike. Board a ferry to to the mainland for a wildlife boat tour to meet furry and feathered west coast locals, then spend a day hiking in Glen Coe and discover the vibrant street art scene of Glasgow.
With 10 days to explore Australia and New Zealand, you can jump between Queenstown, Sydney, Tasmania, and Perth to sample each country's highlights or get an introduction to Down Under culture while visiting Auckland, Rotorua, Melbourne, Uluru, and Sydney. Travelers eager to delve into outdoor pursuits will find Queenstown, Sydney, and Cairns ideal destinations, while those seeking a fast-paced trip can rent a car and take a road trip through New Zealand.
This two-week self-drive adventure will take you around the whole of Iceland—north, south, east, and west. It starts with city tours and nightlife in Reykjavík, then a trip south for off-roading, glaciers, lava caving, and hunting the northern lights. Continue up the rugged Eastfjords and tour the geothermal wonderland of the north before finishing the trip at western waterfalls and the relaxing Blue Lagoon.
Go off the beaten path with a road trip through Iceland's more remote and rugged landscapes. Over 14 days during the pleasant summer months, you'll drive from Reykjavík up the scenic west coast, visiting national parks, fjords, waterfalls, geothermal areas, and more. Then continue around Iceland to the east and south, where you'll go whale watching, explore lava caves, and soak in the famous Blue Lagoon.
Gear up (literally) for a rugged adventure that will take you into Iceland's untamed highlands. Meet your expert driver/guide and go off-roading around wildly beautiful landscapes, which include dried lava fields and towering basalt cliffs. When you're not in the Jeep, you'll enjoy other adventures ranging from ice climbing and glacier hikes to waterfall visits and long soaks in mineral hot springs.
Most people visiting Quito, Baños, Cuenca, Guayaquil, Cotopaxi, and Guamote spend about 15 days in Ecuador, which usually includes time for more stops as well. For travelers wanting to visit Quito, Baños, Cuenca, Guayaquil, Cotopaxi, and Guamote exclusively, plan eight to 10 days for a well-paced trip. Read on for the best itineraries.
With one week to spend soaking up Portugal's luxurious side, you can delve into Lisbon and Porto's history and cuisine on a highlights tour or swap in the Algarve coast for an experience filled with lavish coastal excursions. Travelers seeking an idyllic getaway that combines adventure, leisure, and guided tours will find Madeira's lush landscapes the perfect choice. Meanwhile, if you're eager to venture off the beaten path, rent a car and discover the unspoiled beauty of the Alentejo region and Comporta.
With two weeks to explore Vietnam and Cambodia, you can choose between a highlights trip featuring Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, and Siem Reap or set your sights on an off-the-beaten-path adventure that includes time in Sapa and Ninh Binh. If ancient history and rural countryside pique your interest, set aside extra time to explore the temples of Angkor and Mekong Delta, while those seeking a quick-paced tour can bike, raft, scoot, cruise, and walk their way through lush landscapes and bustling cities.
Travel to the furthest reaches of Chile for outdoor adventures in the arid northern deserts and southern Patagonia. This 10-day luxury itinerary begins with tours of the otherworldly landscapes in the Atacama Desert, followed by a trip south for trekking in Patagonia's Torres del Paine National Park. It's not all roughing it, however, as during the journey, you'll stay in 5-star hotels and dine at some of the world's best restaurants.
Combine rugged adventures in Patagonia with private tours and luxury lodgings for the perfect 10-day Chilean getaway. Explore Santiago and go wine tasting in the famous Curicó Valley, then fly south to the untamed Patagonian wilds. Here you'll hop between two of the country's most spectacular 5-star lodges—spending your days kayaking on fjords, hiking through Torres del Paine, and soothing your muscles at the on-site spas. Return north for more tasty vino and a trip to colorful Valparaíso .
See another side of South America on a 10-day tour of Chile that will take you from the northern altiplano deserts to the South Pacific—in luxurious, 5-star style. It starts with the highlights in Santiago and a trip to the colorful coastal enclaves of Valparaíso and Viña del Mar. Then, fly north to explore the lunar valleys of the Atacama, before jetting off to Rapa Nui (Easter Island) for active adventures amid the legendary moai.
Discover Chile’s contrasting landscapes on this luxury 10-day tour. Start with historic city tours and gourmet dining in Santiago, then escape to the remote Atacama Desert to explore its never-ending salt flats, lagoons, and moon-like valleys, waking for dawn hot-air balloon rides and stargazing by night. The adventure ends in the lush Lake District where you’ll admire the volcano-and-lake spotted landscape with private helicopter, seaplane, and kayaking tours.
Explore Chile's coveted Lake District in style on this 10-day luxury tour, which begins with trips to Valparaíso and El Yeso Dam near Santiago. You'll stay in 5-star lake and riverside retreats, taking private tours of the region's lagoon-and-volcano-studded landscape by foot, boat, and scenic helicopter flight. Highlights include hiking to black-hued Pichillancahue Glacier, marveling at lava formations in Conguillio National Park, and kayaking along the sparkling Reloncaví Estuary.
Enjoy an outdoor adventure for the ages in a mere week as you hike around some of the most scenic locales in southeastern Switzerland. It begins in the luxury resort haven of St. Moritz, from which you'll embark on a rugged circuit hike around famous peaks. But the journey isn't all on foot—you'll also board the famous Bernina Express for an epic train ride amid the most incredible Alpine landscapes in Europe.
No matter the season, Switzerland is a paradise for adventurous travelers—though warmer weather offers the perfect conditions to explore its Alpine landscapes in depth. With this active seven-day itinerary, you'll soak up the sunshine amid green valleys and turquoise lakes as you hit the highlights. Take a scenic trip up Mount Rigi, kayak around Lake Brienz, explore the lakes and villages of Interlaken by e-bike, cruise across Lake Geneva, go wine tasting in the Lavaux vineyards, and more.
Experience the best of Switzerland on foot, by car, boat, train—even a cable car. It starts in Zürich with a scenic rail journey around the lake to Lucerne, from where you'll head up into the mountains via the steepest cogwheel railway in the world. The rest of the adventure includes kayaking on Lake Brienz, cycling between the waterfalls of the Lauterbrunnen Valley via e-bike, ascending the highest gondola in the Alps, enjoying the scenic Montreux Riviera, wine tasting at Lavaux vineyards, and more.
This weeklong gastronomic journey takes you to southern Switzerland and northern Italy as you enjoy adventures around Lake Lugano and Lake Como. In the latter, you'll tour historic villages like Bellagio and enjoy wine tours. Then, in Lugano, a city that blends Swiss scenery with Italian charm, you'll indulge in foodie tours, visit lakeside towns and castles, tour local farms, and cycle around Switzerland's famous wine country.
Travel to the heart of Switzerland during the winter months when its lakes, Alps, valleys, and historic cities are blanketed in snow. On this weeklong adventure, you'll keep warm with an invigorating itinerary of winter sports, starting with sledding and snowshoeing in the idyllic lake city of Interlaken. Take a thrilling gondola ride up the iconic Matterhorn, give your muscles a break at the Leukerbad Hot Springs, and end the adventure just over the French border with world-class skiing at Chamonix.
Immerse yourself in Switzerland's winter wonderland on this seven-day trip that offers icy lake cruises, snowy Alpine heights, and a delightful blend of Swiss treats. Wander through sparkling cities and twinkle-lit Christmas markets in Zürich, Lucerne, Montreux, and Geneva, then fall in love with the charm of medieval villages and castles as you indulge in chocolate delights on the Chocolate Train and taste Gruyère cheese in picturesque Gruyères.
Turkey's small size makes it possible to visit at least three regions in 11 days. First-timers can tour Istanbul's landmarks, wander the Ephesus ruins, and take a hot-air balloon over Cappadocia. Foodies will enjoy street eats in Eminonu and Kadikoy and an Anatolian cooking lesson in a local home. Active travelers can hike the Lycian Way and scuba dive in Kas, while history buffs will appreciate a road trip from Canakkale to Antalya with stops that include the ancient cities of Troy, Assos, and Aspendos.
Only have a week to craft the trip of a lifetime? Not to worry—you can hit the famous highlights of Colombia in style with this perfectly-paced luxury itinerary. Go on the hunt for glimmering emeralds in Bogotá, enjoy world-class dining in trendy Medellín, soar over the verdant Antioquia countryside in a helicopter, explore the cobbled streets of Spanish colonial Cartagena, go island-hopping in a private catamaran, and much more.
This 11-day self-drive whisky trip explores Scotland's best single malts. The journey begins in Edinburgh with a tasting, before you venture north to the famous distilleries of Speyside to discover the heart of Scotch whisky and visit a cooperage workshop set amid rolling hills and misty rivers. Next comes the Isle of Skye and then Oban, where the sea meets mountains and centuries of whisky-making tradition. End in Glasgow with a final toast to the liquid gold. Sláinte mhath!
Explore the finer side of Scotland with this 11-day escapade that includes a private driver. Start in Edinburgh with a sophisticated afternoon tea, then journey up to historic Stirling Castle and the untamed beauty of Cairngorms National Park. Traverse Inverness and cruise across Loch Ness in search of the mysterious legend, then land on the Isle of Skye for a whisky tasting and exclusive chef's table experience. Visit Fort William and the haunting landscapes of Glen Coe before flying out of Glasgow.
This 11-day trip ticks off the best of Scotland's nature, wildlife, and whisky experiences. Starting from Glasgow, you'll board a train north and hike the West Highland Way for three days. Go fly fishing and taste whisky on the Isle of Skye, then meet local wildlife with an off-road safari in Cairngorms National Park. Head south to wander Stirling Castle, then visit Edinburgh's Royal Mile and admire the world's largest collection of Scotch whisky.
Southern Germany has abundant cultural highlights within easy driving distance—scripting a perfect two-week road trip. Explore Munich, then head to Dachau for an extraordinary opportunity to reflect on World War II. From here, you'll drive to picturesque Rothenburg, live the high life in spa-town Baden-Baden, and discover Lake Constance's shoreside villages. Delight in Alpine resort towns Garmisch-Partenkirchen and Berchtesgaden before finishing with a culinary tour of Munich.
Five countries, seven cities— one terrific two-week road trip. Starting in Berlin, you'll drive south to Dresden, hop over the Czech border to visit Prague and Brno, then enter Austria to explore Vienna and the quaint alpine town of Hallstatt. Dip into Slovakia for a night, then finish in Budapest, Hungary. Along the way, you'll cruise, hike, and bike to many of Europe's cultural and natural highlights—and have ample time to relax over local fine dining, wines, and beer.
Blend city sightseeing with a remote island getaway on this blissful weeklong trip to Panama. Start by checking off the highlights of Panama City, with a tour of historic Casco Antiguo, a spin around the mighty Panama Canal, and a day trip into the Afro-Panamanian culture and pirate history of Portobelo. Chart your course for the San Blas Islands next, boarding a luxury catamaran for four nights of sailing around a Caribbean paradise of shallow waters and uninhabited islands.
With a week to spare, you can check off Panama's jungles, cloud forests, and islands—and still have time to explore the vibrant capital. This nature-focused itinerary starts with a gastronomic walking tour of Panama City's historic center, then sends you into the highlands of Boquete to visit local honey and coffee farms. After an adventurous hike through the region's misty cloud forests, it's off to the Bocas del Toro archipelago for a cruise around its famed marine park and three days of sun, sand, and sea turtles.
Get a taster of Panama's cultural traditions and abundant nature with this adventurous weeklong highlights tour. Hopping between Panama City and the highland town of Valle de Antón, you'll kayak along the Panama Canal at sunset, spot exotic wildlife in the jungles of Chagres National Park, and hike to cloud forest waterfalls. Wind down on your penultimate day with a sailing trip into the San Blas Islands—swimming and beachcombing your way around the Caribbean archipelago.