Deals of the week: Amsterdam, Rome, Nepal
Wednesday 09 November 2011
Less than £200... Going Dutch
Enjoy crisp canal-side walks in Amsterdam with a two-night hop across the North Sea this winter. British Airways Holidays has flights from Gatwick on 22 November and B&B accommodation at the central Eden Hotel for £174.50 per person. Located just off Rembrandt Square, the hotel overlooks the Amstel River and is within easy walking distance of the "Nine Streets" area, which brims with boutiques and bars. Britishairways.com
Less than £500... Roman Holiday
The Colosseum, the Trevi Fountain, the Vatican, the Pantheon – the Italian capital packs in a wealth of culture and history, with a romantic ambience that's hard to beat. Scale the length of the Via del Corso taking in historic attractions on either side, or stop to sample the café culture at Piazza Navona. Kuoni has a three-night trip, departing on 18 November, with accommodation at the Hotel Regno, breakfast and BA flights from Gatwick, for £309 per person. Kuoni.co.uk
Less than £1,000... Peaks of perfection
Hikers wishing to tackle Nepal's soaring Himalayan heights might find G Adventures' 15-day tour of the region appealing. Though it doesn't include flights or meals, you do gain the benefit of a guide, support team, transfers, accommodation and the camaraderie of a group of 10-15 people as you make your way through the sometimes inhospitable, but beautiful landscape. The next "Annapurna Sanctuary" trip departs on 8 January from Kathmandu, and costs £599 per person. Gadventures.com
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