Travel deals: From a budget break to Italy to climbing Kilimanjaro

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Now... Take off for some Turkish sun

On 3 May, Exclusive Escapes has a luxury beach break to Kas in Turkey for £850pp. Based at the Deniz Feneri Lighthouse, it includes seven nights' B&B, transfers, a day's gulet cruise and Turkish bath, plus flights from Stansted or Manchester to Dalaman.

Soon... Jet off to Vietnam in June

On 4 June, Bales Worldwide has a 14-day "Highlights of Vietnam" adventure around the South-east Asian nation for £2,155pp. The deal includes Thai Airways flights from Heathrow via Bangkok, with time in Hanoi, Halong Bay, Danang, Hoi An, Hue, Ho Chi Minh City and the Mekong.

Later... Set yourself a giant challenge

World Expeditions has the chance to climb Kilimanjaro – the highest mountain in Africa – this year. The 11-day Tanzanian adventure departs on Mondays from July to October and December to February, for £2,250pp, flights extra. Guides, transfers, meals and camping included.

Deals of the week

Less than £200... A budget break to Italy

Witness the Renaissance splendour of the Tuscan capital with a two-night city break to Florence for £139pp. The deal, with British Airways Holidays, includes a stay at the simple-but-central Hotel Golf, with breakfast and flights from Gatwick in May.

Less than £500... Sail one of Europe's great rivers

Take a river cruise on the Rhine this spring. The 10-day sail on the MS Amsterdam takes in Germany, France and Switzerland. It costs £499pp on 8 May, with meals, transfers, Dover-Calais ferry and travel to Andernach, back from Lucerne.

Less than £1,000... Hike southern Spain

For £849pp, HF Holidays has a week's walking in Andalucia, taking in the Sierra de Grazalema and towns such as Ronda. Departing on 3 May, it includes guided hikes, BA flights from Gatwick, transfers and half-board at Hotel Puerta de la Villa.