Bucket List Trips for 2017 ideas from ITAA members

1 September 2016

TRAINING DATE: 08/08/2019

Bucket List Trips for 2017

This week we have rounded up a selection of the Bucket List offers:


Kilimanjaro Safari & Mombasa Beach in Kenya, May/June 2017, 11 nights, from €2499pp

Discover the enchanting country of Kenya, it’s vast open plains, mountains and beautiful beaches, in 2017 with Classic Resorts. Kenya, one of the original African safari destinations, is home to extremely friendly people, a rich culture and some of the most stunning wildlife experiences on earth. It’s parks and reserves offer the archetypal African panoramic – wide open spaces, the flat-topped acacia trees and an abundance of game.


This Kilimanjaro Safari offers stunning views of Mt Kilimanjaro and the opportunity to encounter each of the ‘Big 5’; the lion, buffalo, leopard, rhino and elephant all focused on their daily battle for survival. After your safari relax on Mombasa’s beaches at the 4* Baobab Beach Resort and Spa. With a lush garden, the resort overlooks the Indian Ocean and offers a 3-tier pool, a spa centre and a selection of restaurants. Whether you want to experience African bush life or linger on idyllic palm fringed white sandy beaches, this is the trip for you.


Price includes: Return flights from Dublin via Amsterdam, 4 nights full board on Safari from Nairobi to Kenya coast and 7 nights all inclusive at 4* Baobab Beach Resort. Prices are based on 2 sharing for travel May/June 2017.


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Hawaiian Adventure, 20th March 2017, 7 nights, from €2329pp

Grab your grass skirt, it’s time to say `aloha’ to tropical Hawaii on this adventure holiday with Tour America. From snowcapped volcanoes to rainforests to lava-rock deserts, Hawaii is great for both relaxation and adventure. Snorkel with turtles and kayak with dolphins or turn up the heat by visiting Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, home to one of the most active volcanoes in the world.


The first part of your trip will be spent in Maui, Known as the “Valley Isle,” which is dotted with beautiful quaint towns and artist communities. From shimmering beaches and sacred Iao Valley to migrating humpback whales and sunset on Haleakala, Maui is the perfect location to start your Hawaiian adventure. Then it’s off to Honolulu, the vibrant capital, to discover historic landmarks, treasured monuments and a flourishing arts and culture scene. Downtown Honolulu is the city’s historical and commercial centre, with plenty of boutiques and museums to explore, while in Waikiki you can relax on pristine beaches surrounded by glittering high-rise hotels.



Price includes: Return flights- all taxes and charges, internal flight, 3 nights in Maui and 4 nights in Honolulu. Based on 2 sharing.


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Rajasthan, the Taj Mahal & Amritsar’s Golden Temple Tour, 22nd March 2017, 14 days, from €2973

This extraordinary tour with Riviera Travel will take you to some of the most colourful and amazing places on the planet – from Amritsar’s Golden Temple to the ‘Pink City’ of Jaipur, the gleaming white of the Taj Mahal, and the ‘Blue City’ of Jodhpur. The enchanting northern province of Rajasthan is awash with all the colours of India and this trip will allow you to stroll bustling markets, enjoy a sunset camel safari and soak up the culture of the local people.


Visit the extraordinary Golden Temple of Amritsar, the Sikh holy shrine and one of India’s most awe-inspiring sights, and experience the breathtaking Taj Mahal, the simple purity of its white marble and exquisite workmanship of its inlay work. Discover the romantic city of Udaipur and visit the famous camel fair in Pushkar. See the vast and imposing fortress of Jodhpur, the ‘Blue City’, and stroll through the crowded and colourful markets of Jaipur, the ‘Pink City’.


Price includes: Return flights (Premium Economy upgrades available at a supplement), 12 nights accommodation with daily breakfast and 4 meals included, all transfers; guided tours of Amritsar, Agra and the Taj Mahal, Jaipur city tour, visit to Amber Fort, city tour of Pushkar, Jodhpur and Mehrangarh Forts, visit to Nagaur Fort, Ranakpur temple, Udaipur city tour Delhi city tour; all local transport as described; hotel porterage of one item of luggage per person; the services of a Riviera tour manager. Other dates also available.


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