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. exclusiveescapes.co.uk

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. balesworldwide.com

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. worldexpeditions.co.uk

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. ba.com

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. rivercruiseline.co.uk

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. hfholidays.co.uk

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