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July 14, 2016

Hermanus & Whale Route tour by trike.

Written By Willem Mulder

Depart from hotel or guest house.

Ride down the N2 towards Somerset West, Strand to Gordons Bay. Stop for a photo shoot on Clarence Drive, rated as the most scenic marine drive in the world. We stop at Rooi Els for a drink or two, then to Betty’s Bay and Kleinmond. We ride further to Hermanus, rated as the best land based whale watching site in the world, and stop for there for lunch. From Hermanus we ride to Botrivier, over the Houw Hoek pass, stopping at the Houw Hoek Inn, then through Grabouw, stopping on top of the scenic Sir Lowry’s Pass for a photo shoot. We travel down along the N2 back to hotel or guest house.

 

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Country: South Africa
Region: Western Cape
City: Cape Town
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July 14, 2016

Murano glass factory and demonstration

Written By Laura Carsillo

This tour will allow you to discover the beauty and the magic of one of the most famous islands of the venetian lagoon: Murano.

The private motorboat and the guide will pick you up directly at yout hotel (if centrally located) to take you to Murano. Once on the isalnd you will discover the art of glass making visiting a true glass factory and watching at a glass master while doing his work.

After this tour the guide will take you on a tour of the island to find out beautiful views, nice streets and the wonderful duomo with its ancient mosaics. 

Finally, the motorboat will take you back to Venice’s main island.

The tour will last 3 hours in total.

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Country: Italy
Region: Veneto
City: Venice
Address: Murano
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Currency: EUR
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July 12, 2016

The Hidden Gems of Tuscany (8 days culinary tour)

Written By Carol Ketelson

Tuscany, as curated by Delectable Destinations, offers guests an unparalleled vision of Italy’s most famous region. Visiting Tuscany is like walking into a Renaissance painting where time seems to stand still and your surroundings are defined by authentic beauty and a delightful gastronomic culture. For just a taste of how your week will unfold: Days are spent truffle hunting in San Miniato, tasting the famous wines of the Chianti Classico region and a very special day with Chef Veronica as you roll up your sleeves and enjoy a hands-on cooking class at a 17th century villa. From the winding medieval streets of Florence to the rolling hills of Chianti and Val d’Orcia, travelers are immersed in a luxurious world of food, wine, and culture, that will leave them with a new appreciation for life under the Tuscan skies. Our group size is limited to a maximum of 7 guests, keeping the experience personal and intimate, during our 8 day/7 night journey.

 

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Country: Italy
Region: Tuscany
City: Near Florence
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July 12, 2016

The Splendors of the Amalfi Coast (8 day culinary tour)

Written By Carol Ketelson

From charming cliffside Ravello to chic Positano, Delectable Destinations signature trip to the Amalfi Coast has all the essential ingredients to the best the region has to offer. Tasting and preparing authentic Italian cuisine at world renowned Mamma Agata’s Cooking School is your gateway to the idyllic Italian towns overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. Daily excursions introduce our guests to private vineyards, lemon orchards, dining with local celebrated chefs and family run trattorias will welcome you with open arms. The experienced guides at Delectable Destinations take care of every detail as the secrets of the Amalfi Coast unfold before your eyes during behind-the-scenes visits to the culinary and cultural gems of the region. Our group size is limited to a maximum of 7 guests, keeping the experience personal and intimate, during our 8 day/7 night journey.

 

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Country: Italy
Region: Amalfi Coast
City: Ravello
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July 12, 2016

TOP 07 Vietnam Tour Packages

Written By Indochinawonderstours

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Country: Vietnam
City: Hanoi
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July 12, 2016

Uncover Magical Puglia (8 days culinary tour)

Written By Carol Ketelson

Welcome to Italy’s hottest culinary and cultural destination, a hidden gem just waiting to explored. The remarkable region of Puglia – the heel of the boot – remains rustic and authentic, brimming with stunning landscape, whitewashed towns, the iconic trullo, and azure seas. Home to ancient olive groves, Michelin-star cuisine and cucina povera (peasant cooking) – this is where Italy’s most delicious food is produced – all of which guests will explore and taste during this exceptional Delectable Destinations adventure. Puglia, known for its culinary heritage and its contemporary gastronomy, is the ideal place to fully experience the Southern Italian appreciation of farm & sea to table cooking. A jewel between the Adriatic and Ionian Sea, Puglia is the 5-star, off the beaten path adventure foodies have been waiting for. Our group size is limited to a maximum of 7 guests, keeping the experience personal and intimate, during our 8 day/7 night journey.

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Country: Italy
Region: Puglia
City: Ostuni
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July 12, 2016

Cape Point & peninsula by trike.

Written By Willem Mulder

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Depart from hotel or guest house.

 

Travel via V&A Waterfront, through Sea Point, Bakoven, Camp Bay with a photo stop above llandudno.

Down to Hout Bay harbour (trip to seal island optional).

We then travel up Chapmans Peak, rated as the second most scenic marine drive in the world, (if open) and stop for a photo stop on the pass. We then ride down through Noordhoek, to Kommetjie, Misty Cliffs to Cape Point (entry excluded) for a lunch stop.

From Cape Point we travel to Simonstown and the Boulders Penguin Colony. From there we travel through Fish Hoek, Kalk Bay over scenic Boyes drive with a photo stop above Muizenberg. From there onto the M5 with a stop at Rhodes memorial.

Drop off at hotel or guest house.

Duration: Approx. 8 hours.

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Country: South Africa
Region: Western Cape
City: Cape Town
Address: Mikpunt, Klipheuwel
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July 11, 2016

Spain – A Journey of Gastronomy and Culture (8 days culinary tour)

Written By Carol Ketelson

In Southern Spain, Delectable Destinations invites you to celebrate the soul of a land as old as the Mediterranean. From sun-drenched Costa del Sol to the exclusive hilltop villa of Cortijo El Carligto, let the region of Andalucia seduce you with its landscape and cuisine. The sights, sounds and majestic beauty of this area will take you to a new world – one full of history, gastronomic delights and a picturesque and vibrant culture. A chef guided market tour will introduce you to the freshest of ingredients and vineyard visits will convert you to Spanish wines. Delectable Destinations Andalucia tour is handcrafted for travelers with an eye for beauty and a discerning palate. From Flamenco dancing at sunset and dining with Michelin-rated chefs to Paella cooking classes on our private terrace, each day capturing the true essence of the region. Join us for a perfectly indulgent experience in one of the world’s top culinary hubs. Our group size is limited to a maximum of 7 guests, keeping the experience personal and intimate, during our 8 day/7 night journey.

 

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Country: Spain
Region: Andalucia
City: Malaga
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July 8, 2016

Halong bay – Paloma Cruise 2 days 1 night

Written By Khoa Nguyen

Day 1: Hanoi – Bai Tu Long bay – Vong Vieng floating village (L,D)

7:45 – 8:15 Our bus or private car will pick you up at your hotel for 3,5 hours drive to Halong city.
12:30 Arrive at Paloma office, Halong City. Transferred by tender to Paloma Cruise – enjoy welcome drink. Receive cruise briefing, check into cabins and begin your cruise.
13:15 – 15:00 Having lunch – delicious Vietnamese set menu (Massage service is available after lunch and thoughout the cruise).
15:00 Head to Bai Tu Long Bay, pass the towns of Hon Gai and Cam Pha, Oan Lagoon, Mat Quy (Monster Head) and Am Tich (Teapot) Islets and Vung Vieng fishing village.
Visit the Vung Vieng fishing village by local rowing boat (01 hour) or Kayak into the village then return to the vessel for your leisure or join one of the following optional activities: Sunbathing, traditional massage, swimming etc.
17.00 Drop anchor in the calm water surrounded by islets near Trong cave.
Happy Hour (sunset party)
18:30 Vietnamese cooking demonstration on boat.
19.15 Sumptuous Set-dinner onboard.
21.00 Relaxing on your cabin or join the on board activities: film entertainment, light music for dancing in the dining room (please book in advance with your tour guide), board games and playing cards are available, and massage services are available. Passengers may also try their luck at squid fishing from the boat.
Happy Hour! Buy two drink – get one free (wine by the bottle excluded).
Overnight aboard Paloma Cruise.

Day 2: Halong bay – Amazing cave – Hanoi (B,L)

06:15 Starting your day with Tai Chi on the Sundeck while complimentary tea & coffee are served.
07:00 Have breakfast in dinning room.
08:00 Explore the Surprise Cave (Sung Sot).
Transfer by tender to the Surprise Cave. Walk up about 100 steps to the cave entrance and tour the cave for approximately 45 minutes. Walk down about 100 steps and return to the boat.
10:00 Upon return to the boat you will have 30 minutes to freshen up and finish packing. Please remove all of your belongings from the cabins, you may leave heavy luggage outside of the cabins (staff will transfer directly to the pier).
10:30 Enjoy Set Menu for lunch in the dining room. We will settle bills after breakfast. Relax on the sundeck or in the dining room enjoying the bay scenery as we approach the pier.
11.30 – 12.00 Arrive at Hon Gai Harbour. Transfer by tender to the pier, relax inside the Paloma Office while waiting for return transportation.
16:00 – 16:30 Arrive in Hanoi


 

Includes:

– Shuttle Bus: Hanoi – Halong – Hanoi.
– English Speaking Guide
– Entrance and Sightseeing fees
– Luxury Cruise through Halong bay
– All meal on board (2 lunchs, 1 dinner 1 breakfast)
– Cooking demonstration
– Sunset party
– Kayaking for 1 hour
– Welcome drink, cold handkerchief
– 2 bottles of mineral water in room
– Daily fresh fruit in room
– Tax, service charge
– Insurance on board

Excludes:

– Airfares,  Visa Arrangements
– Beverages
– Tips and Personal Expenses
– All other services not clearly mentioned above

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Country: Vietnam
Region: Hanoi
City: Hanoi
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July 7, 2016

Pallava Architecture Trail to Mahabalipuram, South India

Written By Narayanan S

Dakshin Chitra and Mahabalipuram is a day trip from Chennai organized on Royal Enfield motorcycle or car. The highlights of this tour are a heritage village experience at Dakshin Chitra and the rock cut temples in World Heritage Site of Mahabalipuram. This is an all-inclusive trip where we take care of transport, breakfast & lunch, activities and the services of a full-time tour guide.

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Country: India
Region: Mahabalipuram
City: Chennai
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