Video: Unearth the Wonders of Deeply Spiritual, Stunningly Beautiful Nepal

From its deeply spiritual people to its breathtaking terrain and time-worn temples, Nepal is a destination unlike any other. Discover its rich cultural and spiritual heritage during a luxury travel adventure, whether you choose to trek through its mountainous landscape, flightsee over Mount Everest or visit a plethora of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, among them Durbar Square. Combine a Nepal journey with travel to India for the ultimate experience.

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Video: Immerse Yourself in Budapest, Vienna and Prague

Explore the great cities of Central Europe during luxury small-group travel, enjoying a private evening cruise through Budapest on the Danube; a Chef’s Table experience in Bratislava; a tour of Vienna’s Schönbrunn Palace; and a visit to the Jewish Quarter in Prague. As you revel in your surroundings, travel in luxury, learning about the region’s architectural, artistic and cultural heritage firsthand, from the foremost experts in the region.

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Video: Marvel at the Great Migration During an African Safari in Kenya and Tanzania

Witness the spectacle of the Great Migration during a luxury travel safari to Kenya and Tanzania, keeping watch for East Africa’s abundant wildlife on game drives through the region’s most stunning parks and reserves. Meet with a Maasai elder and visit a Tanzanian village for authentic insight into daily life. Then, each evening, settle in to boutique camp and luxury lodge accommodations in the heart of the action.

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Video: Explore Temples and Cultures of Southeast Asia

Get inspired with this glimpse of Images of Indochina & Angkor Wat, a revealing Luxury Small Group Journey from Abercrombie & Kent. Take in the sights and sounds of Southeast Asia: sailing magical Ha Long Bay, sharing a sunrise over Angkor Wat and exploring lively Ho Chi Minh City and Bangkok. Experience the local culture with insider access to the traditions, cuisine, markets and temples that define this evocative corner of the world.

Follow along as we spend three days exploring the stunning ruins of ancient Angkor with an expert local guide, including visits to Angkor Wat and Angkor Thom. Absorb the mysterious beauty of Ha Long Bay, studded with soaring limestone islands, on an overnight cruise. Delve into Vietnam’s recent history, descending into the Cu Chi Tunnels near Ho Chi Minh City. Experience the vibrancy and color of café culture in Hanoi and Saigon.

You’ll also glimpse the special brand of A&K magic that makes these experiences more than just a collection of destinations — the thoughtful touches that bring our discerning guests back year after year.

 

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Video: Watch How A&K Does South Africa: From Cape Town to Kruger & Victoria Falls

View our video to see the wondrous beauty of South Africa and Victoria Falls. When you embark on a Luxury Small Group Journey with A&K, discover stunning scenery, big game and prolific wildlife amid natural habitats, as well as the rich culture that makes these destinations so bucket list-worthy. Join us for unforgettable encounters with the “Big Five” in Kruger National Park, and see the staggering plummet of Victoria Falls, all while staying in luxurious accommodations steps from the action.

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See Tulips Where They Originated—Turkey—During Istanbul’s Annual Tulip Festival

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Experience the wonders of Turkey—and the tulip—where it was first cultivated, during the annual International Istanbul Tulip Festival.

Given its architectural wonders, rich history and cultural heritage, Istanbul’s wow-factor is already off the charts. But this becomes especially true each spring, when the annual International Istanbul Tulip Festival (Istanbul Lale Festivali) bursts on the scene with its more than 18 million vibrant blooms. Continue Reading ›

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The New York Times Spotlights Serene Sri Lanka as One of the Best Places to Go in 2016

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The New York Times’ annual Places to Go list always presents a tempting array of destinations for the traveller craving that next one-of-a-kind journey. We were delighted to see the Times staff highlight A&K’s journeys to Sri Lanka, which each include the delightful coastal town of Trinco, known for its Hindu temples and lively resort atmosphere. A&K’s Marco Polo Journey, Sri Lanka: The Complete Island includes visits to a spice garden, tea plantation and the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Galle Fort, which dates to the 17th century.

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Five Sites to Celebrate with an Incredible Sundowner

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The sundowner is a tradition that dates back to 19th-century colonial Africa, when British soldiers would cap off a hot, dusty day in the bush with a cool alcoholic beverage, usually gin, as the sun sank slowly beneath the equatorial horizon.

This cordial ritual soon became a fixture of African safaris as well and, over time, has come to be applied to libations shared at the end of a hearty day of travel in virtually any locale — especially to toast a setting of extraordinary beauty. While countless destinations may be worthy of a refreshing sundowner, here are five that rank as simply incredible.

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