For your clients with more checks than blanks on their travel bucket lists, Abercrombie & Kent has created new limited-edition small group journeys to off-the-beaten path destinations including Papua New Guinea, Bolivia and Sri Lanka. These Marco Polo Journeys feature 10 new itineraries available for travel in 2017 and were designed for seasoned travelers who desire to discover the less-frequented corners of Africa, Asia and the South Pacific. In addition to offering unique insider access experiences and luxurious accommodations, Abercrombie & Kent’s Marco Polo Journeys provide guests with a closer look at architecture, wildlife, events and festivals from around the world.
For example, on the 15-day The Royal Palaces of India itinerary, guests experience Diwali, India’s ancient Festival of Lights, in Jaipur; explore the grand mosques, forts and bazaars in the historic city of Hyderabad with the help of local experts; and discover traces of India’s Victorian past at the elegant UNESCO World Heritage Site of Victoria Terminus. Plus, there’s also the opportunity take a peek behind the scenes of a Bollywood production. In Rajasthan, guests enjoy three nights in the iconic island hideaway of the Taj Lake Palace before embarking on a sunset cruise. Rates for The Royal Palaces of India itinerary start at $12,495 pp and include accommodations. Only one departure is available—Oct. 8-22, 2017. Additional tours are available in Ethiopia, Paris, Peru, the Philippines, South Africa, and the UK.
Marco Polo Journeys are limited to a maximum of 18 guests to allow for exclusive insider-access opportunities, from private museum openings to visits with local people in their homes, as well as more one-on-one interaction with the resident tour director, who shares local insight. It’s also worth noting that A&K guests receive complimentary laundry service at the midpoint of their journey, private arrival and departure transfers, luggage transfer from one hotel to the next, and complimentary Internet access. For more information, call (800) 554-7094 or visit abercrombiekent.com.