Tours and cruises in China, Europe and the Caribbean

 
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CALIFORNIA AND NEVADA Wild horses Book soon for UCLA's \"Mustangs: A Living Legacy\" course, during which you'll get four days of exploration and education about the wild horses of California and Nevada. Dates: June 6 to 9 Price: From $750 per person, including tuition, instruction, u...


By Avital Binshtock // 05.29.09
 

CALIFORNIA AND NEVADA

Wild horses

Book soon for UCLA's "Mustangs: A Living Legacy" course, during which you'll get four days of exploration and education about the wild horses of California and Nevada.

Dates: June 6 to 9

Price: From $750 per person, including tuition, instruction, use of horses, riding and related equipment, tents and meals but not including transportation to and from River Springs, Calif.

Info: UCLA Extension, Los Angeles; (310) 825-7093, www.uclaextension.edu/r/Course.aspx?reg=U7710

CHINA

China tour

Face Xi'ian's terra-cotta soldiers, pace Tiananmen Square and marvel at metropolitan Shanghai with Friendly Planet Travel's "A Taste of China" tour.

Itinerary: Beijing, Xi'ian and Shanghai

Dates: Multiple 10-day departures between July 1 and March 24, 2010

Price: From $1,099, if booked by June 17 (double occupancy, single supplement from $249), including round-trip airfare from Los Angeles, ground transfers, intra-China flights, hotel accommodations, entrance fees, all breakfasts, four lunches and guided sightseeing.

Info: Friendly Planet Travel, Jenkintown, Pa.; (800) 555-5765, www.friendly

ITALY AND CROATIA

Adriatic cruise

Cruise through the Adriatic Sea and the Gulf of Squillace by booking the Yachts of Seabourn's "Italian Idyll" itinerary.

Dates: July 11 to 18

Itinerary: Venice to Hvar, Bari, Sicily, Lipari Island, Sorrento and Civitavecchia

Price: From $2,999 per person (double occupancy), including all food and entertainment, an open bar and gratuities.

Info: The Yachts of Seabourn, Miami; (800) 929-9391, www.seabourn.com

GREECE

Grecian odyssey

Experience the best of Greece during Gutsy Women Travel's all-female "10 Day Grecian Odyssey," which hits big must-dos such as the Acropolis as well as lower-key experiences, such as dinner with an Athenian family.

Itinerary: Athens, Santorini, Mykonos

Dates: Two 10-day departures, leaving Aug. 27 and Sept. 24.

Price: Starting at $3,659 per person (double occupancy), including intra-island flights and ferry transport, upscale accommodations, some meals, a reception and tour manager.

Info: Gutsy Women Travel, Fort Washington, Pa.; (866) 464-8879, www.gutsywomentravel.com/greece-escorted-

THE CARIBBEAN

Motown cruise

Celebrate Motown's 50th anniversary with many living legends, including the Temptations, during the "Heatwave Celebrity Cruise" to Mexico on Royal Caribbean's Navigator of the Seas.

Itinerary: Miami to Cozumel, Mexico, and back

Dates: Jan. 7 to 11

Price: Starting at $510 (double occupancy, single supplement $720), including lodging, most meals, nonalcoholic beverages, gratuities, transfers, taxes and fees but not including airfare and fuel surcharges.

Info: Heatwave Celebrity Cruise, Detroit; (561) 625-1951, heatwavecelebritycruise.com