Deserts, wildlife, mountains and snow: Late availability trips from The Adventure Company

Looking for a change of scene in the next few weeks? The Adventure Company still has availability on the following trips, including some family holidays for the February half term.

FAMILY TRIP – Snow activities in Bulgaria

Bulgarian Winter Experience will no leave no room for boredom over the half-term holiday. This snow-filled week of adventure includes downhill and cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and optional snowmobile rides or dog-sledding. Families will also visit a local observatory for a tour of the night sky, join a local family for lunch, visit the impressive Devil’s Throat Cave and have time to relax in Sofia.

Bulgarian Winter Experience runs from 14th – 21st February 2009. Prices start from £639 per child / £899 per adult including flights; or from £499 per child / £719 per adult on a land-only basis.

For full trip details, see www.adventurecompany.co.uk/trip-details.aspx?productid=77149 .

Book online at www.adventurecompany.co.uk or telephone 0845 609 0890.

FAMILY TRIP in Egypt – Book now and save £50 per person

The pyramids at Giza, colourful Aswan, a trip along the Nile by felucca, the Valley of the Kings, the mammoth temples of Karnak and snorkelling in the Red Sea are all on the agenda in Feluccas and Pharaohs. As well as the incredible sight-seeing, children will love the chance to sit around a campfire listening to Nubian songs and drumming, plus travelling by horse-drawn carriage in Luxor.

Feluccas and Pharaohs has two half-term departures – 12th – 21st February 2009 or 13th – 22nd February 2009. A discount of £50 per person is available if booking this trip before 28th February, so with this discount applied, half-term departures start from £809 per child / £889 per adult including flights; or from £549 per child / adult on a land-only basis.

For full trip details, see www.adventurecompany.co.uk/trip-details.aspx?productid=34601 .

Book online at www.adventurecompany.co.uk or telephone 0845 609 0890.

Jordan – Book now and save £50

For centuries, the deserts of Arabia have held a special fascination to Westerners and The Adventure Company’s nine-day Petra and Wadi Rum trip allows travellers to find out why. Enjoy the nature and landscapes of Dana Nature Reserve and see the Treasury, Monastery and amphitheatres on a visit to Petra. Heading out to Wadi Rum, the group will spend the night under the stars in a Bedouin-style camp before exploring further by 4WD. Pack your bathing costume, because there is also a chance to float in the Dead Sea.

The Adventure Company’s Petra and Wadi Rum tour runs from 14th – 22nd February 2009 (with further departure dates available throughout the year). Customers booking before 28th February 2009 can take advantage of an early booking discount of £50. With the discount applied, the February departure costs from £1,029 per person including flights; or from £479 per person on a land-only basis.

For full trip details, see www.adventurecompany.co.uk/trip-details.aspx?productid=34768

Book online at www.adventurecompany.co.uk or telephone 0845 609 0889.

Wildlife encounters in Tanzania

The Adventure Company’s Serengeti Explorer is an unforgettable safari trip in world famous games reserves. The Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater, Tarangire and Lake Manyara National Parks bring opportunities to spot zebra, lion, giraffe, cheetah, rhino, gazelle, leopard, elephant and wildebeest. The trip includes game drives in a 4WD, camping in open bushland and a visit to a lively local market town.

The 10-day Serengeti Explorer trip departs 20th February – 1st March with prices starting from £1,319 per person including flights; or from £629 per person on a land-only basis.

For full trip details, see www.adventurecompany.co.uk/trip-details.aspx?productid=32669

Book online at www.adventurecompany.co.uk or telephone 0845 609 0889.

Walking in the Himalayas – save £140

The Adventure Company’s Himalayan Explorer is a good option for keen walkers who want to enjoy a moderate level of trekking in the Himalayas without the challenges of high altitudes. Expeditions will include a three-day porter-assisted trek into the Annapurna foothills and, taking a break from walking, a journey by elephant and canoe in search of wildlife in Chitwan National Park.

The Adventure Company has reduced the flight-inclusive prices of the February and March departures on the 16-day Himalayan Explorer by £140. Prices now start from £1,149 per person including flights (was £1,289pp). This price is valid on departures 21st February – 8th March 2009 and 14th – 29th March 2009.

For full trip details, see www.adventurecompany.co.uk/trip-details.aspx?productid=31826 .

Book online at www.adventurecompany.co.uk or telephone 0845 609 0889.

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For more information contact Kate Popham or Kylie Jenkins at The Saltmarsh Partnership on 020 7928 1600 or email kate@saltmarshpr.co.uk or kylie@saltmarshpr.co.uk

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