Price Per Night:$687.19 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Nov 07, 2018through Nov 23, 2018
Arrive Mumbai, India, Mumbai, Mumbai/Udaipur, Udaipur, Pushkar, Jaipur, Agra, Panna National Park, Khajuraho/Varanasi, Varansi/Delhi...
Explore kaleidoscopic India, seeing contrasting Old and New Delhi, holy Varanasi and - if luck has it - the elusive Bengal tiger in Panna National Park. Behold the peerless Taj Mahal at sunrise and sunset, attend the colorful Pushkar Fair, and privately cruise placid Lake Pichola in Udaipur.
Luxuriate on your own private vessel as you drift languidly through the lush, vineyard-covered countryside of Burgundy, perhaps sipping a glass of Champagne before a gourmet prepared by your onboard chef. This charter-only barge offers two routes in Burgundy: one cruising the Burgundy Canal exclusively and one combining the Burgundy Canal with the River Saône and Canal du Centre. Theme itineraries can be arranged for groups with special interests, such as wine appreciation or cooking.
Price Per Night:$726.82 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Oct 07, 2018through Oct 18, 2018
Arrive in Delhi, India, Delhi, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Jaipur, Agra, Agra/Delhi, Depart Delhi
Explore vibrant Rajasthan, the cultural heartland of northwest India, rich in Hindu, Jain and Muslim heritage, where you meet talented local artisans; visit stunning fortresses, palaces and temples as well as the Taj Mahal; and stay in world-renowned luxury hotels.
Savor a land rich in historical detail, as you privately tour Topkapi Palace and Hagia Sophia, explore historic Ephesus and view the "fairy chimneys" in Cappadocia, where you sit down to tea with a local family.
Price Per Night:$1,079.50 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Jul 27, 2018through Aug 06, 2018
Arrive Entebbe, Uganda, Murchison Falls National Park, Kibale National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, Depart Entebbe
Journey up the Nile River to Murchison Falls; trek through Kibale National Park in search of chimpanzees; and track - and closely observe - endangered mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park.
Price Per Night:$849.50 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
May 13, 2018through May 23, 2018
ARRIVE ZURICH, SWITZERLAND, ZURICH, LUCERNE, BERN, INTERLAKEN & BRIENZ, ZERMATT, STRESA, ITALY, ORTA SAN GIULIO, DEPART MILAN
Experience some of Europe's most scenic vistas on this journey combining the beautiful Swiss Alps with the glories of the Italian Lake District. Take in the views from the Glacier Express train, sample Swiss chocolate at a private tasting and try your hand at playing the alphorn.
Price Per Night:$632.78 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Jul 09, 2018through Jul 18, 2018
ARRIVE BARCELONA, SPAIN, BARCELONA, GRANADA, RONDA, GIBRALTAR, UNITED KINGDOM, SEVILLE, CÓRDOBA, MADRID, DEPART MADRID
Experience the best of Spain on a journey that includes a visit to Barcelona's Boquería market, a tour of the Alhambra in Granada, a sherry tasting in Jerez and a horse-drawn carriage ride to a palace in Seville.
Price Per Night:$628.21 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Mar 30, 2018through Apr 13, 2018
Arrive Mumbai, India, Mumbai, Mumbai/Udaipur, Udaipur, Jaipur, Agra, Panna National Park, Khajuraho/Varanasi, Varanasi/Delhi, Delhi...
Explore India's greatest treasures, as you visit the timeless Taj Mahal, seek the graceful Bengal tiger and witness a holy rite beside the Ganges - all while staying in royal palaces-turned-luxury hotels, on this dynamic independent itinerary.
Price Per Night:$1,249.38 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
May 15, 2018through May 23, 2018
Arrive London, England, Storrington, Sissinghurst/Great Dixter, Kingston-upon-Thames, The Cotswolds, Highgrove, Blenheim Palace, The Chelsea Flower Show, Depart London
Savor the joys of spring in the quintessential English landscape as you take in a member's-only day at the Chelsea Flower Show; stroll the gardens of HRH Prince Charles at Highgrove; and tour the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill, Blenheim Palace.
Live graciously on 'Belmond Hirondelle' as you voyage through Burgundy along the Canal du Centre, Saône River and Rhône-Rhine Canal. Disembark to enjoy a drive along the famous Route des Grands Crus and stop at the celebrated Clos de Vougeot vineyard and château, where Cistercian monks began making wine in the 12th century. Enjoy a walking tour of Dijon's market and famous mustard shop. Privately tour the magnificent Hôtel-Dieu in Beaune. Return to your cozy barge each ev
Immerse yourself in the epic grandeur of wild Alaska, viewing stunning Denali National Park from a deluxe domed railcar, walking across the face of a glacier and meeting Alaskan sled dogs up close as they prepare to run the Iditarod.
Price Per Night:$439.50 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
May 27, 2018through Jun 06, 2018
ARRIVE VILNIUS, LITHUANIA, RIGA, LATVIA, TALLINN, ESTONIA, HELSINKI, FINLAND
Set forth on an unhurried journey through Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia and Finland, discovering former Soviet republics steeped in complex history, capital cities dressed in stunning architecture and progressive cultures along the coast.
Originally a British lumber carrier, 'L'Art de Vivre' was transformed into a floating celebration of the art of living in traditional Burgundian style. Cruise past hillsides dotted with vineyards, stop in Chablis for a tasting at a renowned cellar and view the magnificent limestone cliffs at Le Saussois. Visit medieval villages with half-timbered houses and spectacular churches, including Romanesque Basilique Ste-Madeleine, famous as the starting point of the Crusades. Unique itineraries can be
Price Per Night:$1,124.38 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Jun 28, 2018through Jul 06, 2018
Arrive London, England, Bath, Wiltshire, Avebury & Tetbury, The Cotswolds, Batsford & Waterperry, The Hampton Court Palace Flower Show, Depart London
Visit some of Britain's most inspiring gardens, exploring designs spanning the grandiose to the intimate. Discover the secrets of Bath's ancient Roman remains, Avebury's Neolithic stone circle and Sudeley Castle's royal past, continuing through the rolling Cotswolds and on to London for the illustrious RHS Hampton Court Flower Show.
Cruise the Rhine River through four countries, staying in a boutique hotel in Amsterdam and an Alsatian chteau, and setting out on Connections-exclusive excursions that include a private visit to a tulip farm in Amsterdam and a wine tasting at the Cave des Hospices, Strasbourg's oldest wine cellar.