England, Scotland, Wales with Optional Paris Extension! April 21-30, 2018

Sleepy villages where sheep wander the grassy hillsides, lakes set amidst mountains that inspired centuries of literature, and cities thriving with arts and culture – these are the landscapes of Britain. Discover them on this memorable journey through England, Scotland and Wales. Explore London and Edinburgh. Personalize your tour with a choice of included excursions in Stratford and Edinburgh. .

• Enjoy medieval York and its historic minster • Soak up the pastoral landscapes of the Cotswolds • Sleep in a historic castle • View the Tower of London, Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace and the changing of the guard. • See the famous York Minster and walk on the “Shambles”, a quaint, narrow street that appears today almost as it did during the Middle Ages • Experience the wonder of Stonehenge • Behold the Crown Jewels of Scotland on a guided tour of Edinburgh Castle • Discover the beauty of the picturesque Lake District • Overnight in a historic Welsh castle • Explore Hadrian’s Wall, which once marked the northern border of the Roman Empire

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Greece and the Sunny Mediterranean! October 18, 2018 to October 26, 2018

See and experience the monuments that have made this country famous, with structures that date as far back as 3000 B.C. Travel back in time to where gods and goddesses and pioneer Christians roamed. Experience the majestic Greek Isles atop the beautiful blue waters aboard your cruise ship. Because of its geographical position, Greece was a crossroads of civilizations that left its traces everywhere: the architecture of the museums and settlements, miniature art, daily life, nutritional customs and in all forms of popular art in the various regions of the country.

• View the Temple of Zeus, the Royal Palace, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and the Olympic Stadium in Athens • Sail the Aegean Sea to Mykonos with its windmills and dazzling white houses • Explore the sun-drenched public beaches and palaces built by the Knights of St. John at Rhodes • Visit the cliff-top village of Thera at Santorini for one of the world’s most breathtaking panoramas • Marvel at the theater of Epidarius, the Tomb of Agamemnon and the Lion’s Gate

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Wonders of China! November 1, 2018 – November 9, 2018

Awe and amazement abound in the world’s third largest country as you live the wonders of China. Here, 5,000 years of history and modern day life intermingle to offer you a once-in-a-lifetime adventure in the Orient you are sure to cherish always. 8,000 life-sized Terra Cotta Warriors, The Great Wall of China, larger than life Dynasties, sacred temples, giant pandas and more are yours to discover in a country that offers splendid surprises at every turn.

Highlights:

  • 9 days
  • Round trip air transportation from Chicago plus domestic flights within China
  • 4/5 Star accommodations for 7 nights
  • Cross the International Date Line and experience the wonders of China while learning about the Ming and Qing Dynasties
  • Superb cuisine - 13 meals included consisting of 7 buffet breakfasts, 4 lunches and 2 dinners
  • Sightseeing tour program including local guide and all entrance fees: Beijing, Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City and Temple of Heaven, the Great Wall, Xian and the Terracotta Warriors, Shanghai and the Bund, Tang Style Dancing Show
  • Cultural discovery series - Tang style dancing show, Shanghai silk factory, Beijing jade factory and Xian art ceramic & terra cotta factory with shopping opportunities
  • Professional tour director - Assistance of a professional tour director for the entire length of the tour upon arrival in Beijing
  • Deluxe motorcoaches - Touring by private deluxe air-conditioned motorcoach
  • Baggage Handling and transfers - baggage handling for one piece of checked luggage outside of the airport

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