Tailor-made travel specialist Audley Travel has recommendations for family holidays across the world for 2020. All itineraries are samples, and Audley’s specialists design each client’s trip based on their tastes, budget and wish list.
Audley Travel’s South Korea specialist recommends a family trip to the operator’s newest destination for 2020 – now available to book. The country is the ideal destination for families with teenagers, with K Pop culture and modernity in Seoul, the experience of travelling on a bullet train and hiking on the island of Jeju (known for its beach resorts, volcanic landscape of craters and lava tubes) and the opportunity to experience the tranquillity of staying overnight in a monastery.
Audley Travel offers tailor-made trips to South Korea. A 12-day itinerary costs from £3,495 per person (based on four sharing) and includes flights, transfers, accommodation, travel on the bullet train and excursions. For more information please visit www.audleytravel.com/south-korea or call 01993 627167.
Audley Travel’s Latin America specialists recommend a self-drive trip to Costa Rica for adventure loving families. Highlights of the itinerary include exploring Tortuguero National Park (an ecological treasure trove consisting of a maze of canals and rivers teeming with all sorts of wildlife) and driving through some of Costa Rica’s most spectacular landscapes and relaxing in the thermal river of Rio Perdido. Active families will enjoy white-water rafting in Puerto Viejo de Sarapiqui and exploring Arenal Volcano (an activity hub that’s home to hanging bridges, rainforest walks and lake kayaking).
Audley Travel offers tailor-made trips to Costa Rica. A 16-day itinerary ‘Costa Rica self-drive family adventure’ costs from £3,150 per person (based on four sharing) and includes flights, transfers, accommodation, car hire and excursions. For more information please visit www.audleytravel.com/costa-rica or call 01993 838665.
Audley Travel’s south and central Asia specialists recommend a family trip to China, a destination increasing in popularity for family trips. Audley has seen a 231 per cent increase in views of its online family itinerary trips year on year thanks to the ease of travel on the ever-expanding high-speed train networks, child-inclusive society and fantastic range of activities available.
Highlights of a family trip to China include seeing the Great Wall, Forbidden City and the Terracotta Warriors, visiting the Chengdu Panda Research Base to see the giant pandas and discovering Yangshuo’s countryside by bike.
Audley Travel offers tailor-made trips to China. A 15-day itinerary ‘Family China’ costs from £4,880 per person (based on four sharing) and includes flights, transfers, accommodation, train travel and excursions. For more information please visit www.audleytravel.com/china or call 01993 838220.
Audley Travel’s Middle East specialists recommend a family trip to Israel, ideal for families with children who want to live out their dreams of being an archaeologist on a dig, to politically minded teens who are interested in exploring the country’s charged street art.
Highlights of the itinerary include exploring the highlights of Jerusalem, touring the infamous ruins at Masada and the natural oasis at Ein Gedi, enjoying the views of the stark landscape of Negev desert on a scenic 4×4 drive, experiencing the contrast of old and new in Tel Aviv and visiting the Crusader town of Acre. Here, families will marvel at the Acre Citadel, which was constructed by Crusaders on Roman ruins during the 12th century and boasts dungeons, a dilapidated Gothic church and several vast halls. Clients visit the Templars’ Tunnel, stretching to 350 m (about 1,150 ft) between the citadel and port, it was likely designed to protect the Templars’ looted treasures as they transported it to ships waiting on the Mediterranean Sea.
Audley Travel offers tailor-made trips to Israel. An eight-day itinerary ‘Jerusalem, Tel Aviv and Negev Desert’ costs from £4,840 per person (based on four sharing) and includes flights, transfers, accommodation and excursions. For more information please visit www.audleytravel.com/israel or call 01993 838433.
Audley Travel’s Canada specialists recommend a self-drive trip around Ontario. It includes three nights in Toronto with a guided tour of Kensington Market and a full-day guided trip to Niagara Falls with a Hornblower cruise to the foot of the falls. Two nights are then spent in Kingston, allowing clients to visit historic Fort Henry and explore the town. Ottawa follows for two nights, with a one-hour cruise in the Thousand Island region of the St. Lawrence Seaway and a walking tour of Canada’s capital. The trip finishes in Algonquin Provincial Park; with popular activities including listening for wolves, walking or exploring the many lakes by canoe.
Audley Travel offers tailor-made trips to Canada. An 11-day itinerary ‘Essential Ontario’ costs from £3,100 per person (based on four sharing) and includes flights, transfers, car hire, accommodation on a room only basis (apart from Algonquin Provincial Park where it is full board) and excursions. For more information please visit www.audleytravel.com/canada or call 01993 838700.
Kenya is a great place for a family safari, with Audley Travel’s Africa specialists recommending a trip to Laikipia Wilderness Camp in a private conservatory in Laikipia Plateau. The camp specialises in hosting families and has a range of adventure activities designed to engage families, for example river rafting and making bows and arrows in the bush for archery. It offers accommodation in family tents, which comprise of a double room with an interconnecting twin for smaller children. A larger tent is also available to sleep families of up to six.
Audley Travel offers tailor-made trips to Kenya. An itinerary including three nights at Laikipia Wilderness Camp and four nights at Speke’s Camp in the Masai Mara costs from £4,800 per person (based on four sharing) and includes flights, transfers, accommodation on a fully inclusive basis and safari activities. For more information please visit www.audleytravel.com/kenya or call 01993 838510.