Unexpected Destinations Offer Rewarding Family Experiences
Abercrombie & Kent Introduces New Luxury Family Journeys to Egypt and the Galápagos Islands
October 02, 2018
As travel horizons expand, families are increasingly interested in introducing children to new places, but unsure of how best to do it. And the more exotic or remote the destination, the more overwhelming the planning process may seem. Abercrombie & Kent’s Luxury Family Journeys are designed to reveal the world’s most rewarding destinations on all seven continents, including new itineraries that explore Egypt and the Galápagos Islands.
Expertly crafted to reveal the essence of a destination, each journey is led by a Resident Tour Director® who travels with the group from beginning to end, offering insight that only comes from being a local themselves. Interactive activities bring the destination to life, including a hands-on lesson in how to bake Egyptian-style bread and the chance to snorkel among sea lions or ride in a glass-bottom boat for a glimpse into life beneath the waves in the Galápagos. Each journey is designed to captivate curious minds, positively impress young hearts and foster a lifelong love for travel.
NEW for 2019 – Family Egypt & the Nile
Explore a pyramid from the inside out and go on a treasure hunt in the labyrinthine Khan el- Khalili Bazaar. Sail on a four-night Nile river cruise aboard award-winning Sanctuary ‘Sun Boat IV’ with a Children’s Activity Coordinator who arranges fun, hands-on activities for younger guests. Ride Like a Local on camel back and sail in a traditional felucca. Learn local handicrafts, including the art of henna painting and pottery making. 10 days from $5,495, children 17 and under save $500 (originally $7,495; save $2,000 per person on select dates)
NEW for 2019 – Family Galapagos
Cruise for four nights in the Galápagos Islands aboard ‘La Pinta,’ a stylish expedition vessel. Observe giant tortoises, land iguanas and blue-footed boobies up close, in their natural habitats. Activities include kayaking, snorkeling, and hiking, as well as twice-daily shore excursions with a certified naturalist guide. A glass bottom boat reveals the underwater world to those who prefer to stay dry. Enjoy child-friendly wildlife photography, scavenger hunts, Spanish lessons and art-making. Play a friendly game of soccer with local children in Quito; ride an aerial gondola to a lookout that offers incredible views of the city; and stand on the spot where the position of the Equator was established. 8 days from $7,995 per person, children 17 and under save $500
Every A&K Luxury Family Journey is limited to no more than 24 guests and features the kinds of luxuries families never knew they needed. New for 2019 is a chance to enjoy Breakfast in Bed, with two opportunities for a leisurely start to your family’s day with continental breakfast served in the comfort of your hotel room. Families appreciate Traveller’s Valet, complimentary laundry service at the midpoint of each journey. Private arrival and departure transfers are included, as well as gratuities, except for the Resident Tour Director, which is at guest discretion. Parents value the convenience of A&K’s Travelling Bell Boy® service to transfer luggage from one hotel room to the next.
Safety You Can Trust
A&K’s network of more than 55 local offices provide peace of mind, along with 24/7 support should anything unexpected occur. A&K has resources at the ready, whether it’s a misplaced passport, lost glasses or a need for medical attention. For complete peace of mind on your next family holiday, join an Abercrombie & Kent Luxury Small Group Journey. Go to https://www.abercrombiekent.com/small-group-journeys/family-journeys , call 800 554 7094 to speak with a travel consultant or contact your travel professional.
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