Must book holiday travel: India, Europe, Brazil, Southern Africa and more

Lake Pichola hotel night

Luxury tour operator Abercrombie & Kent has a handful of new holiday itineraries to expected and quite unexpected destinations around the globe. From a Carnival-like New Year’s at Copacabana Beach and game drives across the Okavango Delta to the five-star Brown’s Hotel in Mayfair and Christmas morning in magical Vienna, A&K’s holiday offers suit every type of traveler this season.

For a limited time, guests can book a journey for their holiday break and the opportunity to ring the new year in abroad.

India: Holiday in Style

9 days from $8,995 / limited to 18 guests 

Warm up in India with tours of spectacular Delphi, Udaipur, Jaipur and Agra. Visit the Taj Mahal twice (sunrise and sunset) for two unique experiences and set sail on shimmering Lake Pichola for a unique perspective on Udaipur’s stunning palaces. Unwind at some of worlds finest properties by Leela and Oberoi.

Christmas Along to Danube 

9 days from $4,495 / limited to 24 guests *Special offer: Save $500 per cabin on Category B cabins; original price $4,995

Is cruising more your style? Avoid the crowds on land and set sail on the peaceful Danube. Experience the iconic Christkindlemarkts and wake up on Christmas morning in magical Vienna. Guests will be treated to an organ concert at the Abbey of St. Florian and enjoy on-shore stays in festive Munich.

New Years Celebration: Rio de Janeiro

5 days from $5,995 / limited to 18 guests 

Be dazzled in Rio de Janerio with their Carnival-like New Year’s Eve celebrations at famed Copacabana Beach. View breathtaking fireworks from the comfort and luxury of your exclusive hotel rooftop and partake in the Brazilian New Year’s tradition of sending offerings to Iemanjá, the goddess of the ocean. A five day visit, this is the perfect South America escape.

New Years Celebration: London

5 days from $5,995 / limited to 18 guests

You may have been to London, but not like this. Stay at the five-star Brown’s Hotel in Mayfair and experience before-hours visits to Kensington Palace and the Houses of Parliament, ring in the New Year with a gala dinner at One Whitehall Place, and take advantage of superb seating for fireworks over the Thames and the famed New Year’s Parade.

Southern Africa Safari by River & Rail

13 days from $14,495 / limited to 18 guests

For the couple that is looking to cross Southern Africa off the bucket list, this trip is a spectacular way to spend your holiday. Stand atop Table Mountain and in the mist of Victoria Falls, ride by train on the timeless Rovos Rail, experience the Chobe River on luxurious ‘Zambezi Queen’ and set off on game drives across the Okavango Delta.

Antarctica, South Georgia & the Falkland Islands

17 days from $16,995 *Special offer: Save up to $5,000 per person; solos save 50% on the single supplement on a Category 1-3 cabin; original price $20,995

The ultimate family vacation! Join A&K on their special family holiday departure, setting sail on December 12 for a 17-day cruise. Set sail with A&K’s award-winning Expedition Team on all-balcony ‘Le Lyrial,’ embarking on a panoramic voyage that includes wildlife-rich South Georgia, the unspoiled Falklands and the wild shores of Antarctica. For the little ones, special children’s programming will be available featuring spirited celebrations and unforgettable landings

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