Great getaways: Just deserts in Jordan, gold rush in Latin America, triple centre in the US and the wheel deal on Croatian cycling stip
Saturday 22 February 2014
Adventure Worldwide has an eight-day tour of Jordan that takes in Petra, the Wadi Rum desert, and the Dead and Red Seas, for £1,295pp. The new tour covers all of the country's top draws, with time in the capital Amman and visits to the ruins of the Roman city at Jerash and Mount Nebo, too. The price includes BA flights from Heathrow, transfers, activities, hotels and some meals (adventureworldwide.co.uk).
Journey Latin America is offering discounted tours to Colombia, to tie in with Avianca's current sale. The airline is promoting its reinstated route from Heathrow to Bogota, which starts on 3 July. The 12-day "Highlights of Colombia" holiday takes in Bogota, Cartagena and the coffee country for £3,050pp, with flights, B&B hotels, transfers and excursions, for travel between July and November. Book by 5 March (journeylatinamerica.co.uk).
Tick off a triumvirate of US cities in a week-long trip with Trailfinders. The package costs £999pp, including Delta flights from Heathrow to New York for two nights at the The New Yorker, followed by two nights in San Francisco at the Hotel Whitcomb and three nights at Circus Circus in Las Vegas, before flying home. Internal flights included; valid for travel in March (trailfinders.com).
If you're searching for summer-holiday inspiration, consider Explore's eight-day group cycling tour of Croatia's Dalmatian Coast. The trip visits the stretch from Split to Dubrovnik, stopping at fishing villages and offshore islands. Departing on 14 and 21 June, it costs £1,220pp including flights, B&B hotels, transport and bike hire (explore.co.uk).
The Independent travel offers: Discover a world of inspiring destinations
- 1 End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
- 2 This restaurant has misunderstood the concept of 'cheese and biscuits'
- 3 Raif Badawi, the Saudi Arabian blogger sentenced to 1,000 lashes, may now face death penalty
- 4 Delhi bus rapist blames dead victim for attack because 'girls are responsible for rape'
- 5 PornHub turns masturbation into energy in bid to save the planet
Thailand tourism video Love En Route criticised for featuring Instagram stalker
Luggage: The journey from canvas rucksacks to carry-on capsules
Eurostar re-opens between London and Paris after person killed by train in Kent
The Atlas of Beauty: Photographer travels around the world to capture cultural diversity through stunning portraits of women
The 10 Best hiking boots
New theory could prove how life began and disprove God
This is what it's like to be dead, according to a guy who died for a bit
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
'Jihadi John': CAGE representative storms off Sky News accusing Kay Burley of Islamophobia
Ukip would cut billions from Scottish budget to fund English tax cuts
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
Negotiable: Recruitment Genius: Qualified Lifeguards are required to join a fa...
£19000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: Based in South Kensington, this prestigi...
£40000 per annum: Ashdown Group: A reputable organisation within the leisure i...
£25000 - £33000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: A Sales Partner is required to ...