Pink City rickshaw ride

Khiri Travel offers multigenerational

holidays in Asia and Indian Ocean Thailand-based operator Khiri Travel has launched seven itineraries for multigenerational holidays. They range from six to 12 days in Thailand, Indonesia, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam and Sri Lanka. Itineraries can be tailor-made to offer options such as riding e-bikes for kids and parents, and meetings with Balinese royalty, tea planters, dance instructors, chefs and artists.

Insight introduces Inspirational India women-only itinerary

Escorted tour operator Insight Vacations has unveiled a trip to India as the first women-only trip in its new Wander Women range. Called Inspirational India, A

Wander Women Journey, it will take place in 2021 with itineraries created and led by women. The 12-day tour starts in Delhi

where guests can visit Sheroes, a cafe run by acid-attack survivors. The itinerary also features

the Taj Mahal and Jaipur, where clients can take part in Holi, the ancient festival of colours. Other activities include yoga with a female guru, a Pink City rickshaw ride, a Bollywood dance class and a henna demonstration. The trip, departing on March 24, 2021, costs from £3,445, including first-class hotel accommodation but excluding flights.

Santa’s Lapland offers free children’s places

Santa’s Lapland is offering free child places on bookings for families of four next winter. The Hotelplan-owned operator has packages with departures from Doncaster, Belfast, Humberside, Manchester and Newcastle in late November and December. A limited number of free places are available for children aged 11 and under, when a family of four books a shared room.


Lalibela, Ethiopia

Ramblers reveals new routes in Ethiopia, Canada, France

Samantha Mayling

Ramblers Walking Holidays features 14 new holidays in its Winter & Long Haul 2020-21 brochure. The programme offers more than 90 walking tour

itineraries across 60 countries. One of the new highlights is the Four Faces of

Ethiopia in Comfort tour, offering the chance to walk in the Simien Mountains and stay at Africa’s highest hotel, the Simien Lodge. The 2021 escorted tour costs from £2,820 including international and internal flights, transfers and nine nights’ full-board accommodation. Also in Africa in 2021 is the South Africa: Walks

Along the Garden Route tour, featuring the chance to spot wildlife in Addo National Park and Tsitsikamma National Park, and sample wine along the Stellenbosch Wine Trail. The 15-night tour costs from £3,350

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including flights, transfers, most meals, safari game drives, entrance fees, a local guide and all local transport. Elsewhere, the French Quebec and New England

tour visits Acadia National Park, the Appalachian Trail and Montreal, in 2020 and 2021. The 12-night holiday costs from £3,950 including flights, transfers, accommodation with most meals and all local transport. Closer to home, there are two new week-long

snowshoe tours in Europe early next year – Font Romeu in the French Pyrenees, and Snowshoeing in Arctic Finland. The French trip starts from £1,340 while the Finland tour costs from £1,999, and both include flights and half-board accommodation. Other highlights include a 10-night nature walking

tour in Dominica, which follows some of the 115-mile, coast-to-coast Waitukubuli National Trail.

Corinthian Travel unveils trio

of escorted tours to Armenia Corinthian Travel has launched a programme to Armenia, with three escorted tours featuring the former Soviet republic. Prices start at £1,475 for an eight-day Armenia Sojourn tour, £1,895 for a 10- day Classic Armenia trip and £2,995 for a 12-day Armenia & Georgia itinerary. They include twin-share accommodation and private transport but not flights.

Snoeshow walking in Font Romeu

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