Days 1-4: Depart UK – Los Angeles Stopover
Your amazing around the world holiday begins with an LA city break. Explore the bright lights of Los Angeles on this 4 day/3 night LA stopover which includes 3 nights’ accommodation and a city tour. Check out the famous handprints that are dotted along the street near the Grauman’s Chinese Theatre, spot your favourite stars on the Walk of Fame, shop until you drop Beverley Hills or simply head to the beach at Santa Monica for a quintessentially L.A experience.
Days 6-13: Fiji – Yasawa Island Explorer
By crossing the International Date Line, you actually lose a couple of days here, but that will soon be forgotten as you head out into Fiji’s magnificent Yasawa Island chain. Our Yasawa Island Explorer trip gives you the chance to experience clear blue lagoons, white sandy beaches and island-time lifestyle! Known for its laidback lifestyle and friendly people, Fiji is a perfect add on to any round the world adventure. You will get to explore 2 islands on this trip as well as the mainland. Take the Yasawa Flyer boat out to your first hotel before spending a week relaxing on the beach, snorkelling in the clear waters and meeting the locals in the nearby Fijian villages.
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Days 14-17: Hong Kong Stopover
Explore the exciting and diverse city of Hong Kong with our 4 day stopover package. Including 3 nights’ accommodation, return airport transfers and the iconic Symphony of Lights cruise, this tour has everything you need to enjoy this classic Asian stopover destination. Offering a captivating blend of old and new Hong Kong presents neon signs and skyscrapers in juxtaposition with local markets and family run street food stalls.
Day 17-24: Bangkok & Chiang Mai
Welcome to Thailand! We’ve included a week in the ‘land of smiles’ for you to explore the cultural capitals of Bangkok and Chiang Mai travelling by rail. Begin with 3 nights in Bangkok; head to the Royal Palace to experience true opulence or take a trip down the river to the floating markets, a true Bangkok tradition. Meet the locals as they sell their wares along the riverside, a great opportunity to try some delicious local produce! From here you will take the train to Chiang Mai, the gateway to the hill tribes and a great chance to enjoy some trekking or bamboo rafting.
Days 24-31: Sri Lanka
To make the most of your time here, we’ve included our tailor-made itinerary, Sri Lankan Splendours in a week complete with private driver/guide. Start in the cultural centre of Kandy, home to the Temple of the Sacred Tooth, the most sacred religious relic in Sri Lanka. From here you head through the Knuckle Mountain Ranges to Nuwara Eliya, situated in the heart of beautiful ‘tea country’ for a 2 night stay. From here, you’ll take a jeep safari through Yala National Park to spot native wildlife like elephants, buffalo and crocodiles! Finally you have 2 nights in Negombo to relax on the beach, a perfect end to your round the world trip of a lifetime!