Active Tours

Active Tour of Switzerland
(9 Days)
Lucerne & Mount Pilatus, Interlaken & Berner Oberland, Zermatt, Lausanne

Adventure Tour of Iceland
(9 Days)
Reykjavik, Husafell, Golden Circle & South Iceland, Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon, Blue Lagoon

Active Argentina
(13 Days)
Buenos Aires, El Chalten, El Calafate, Iguazu Falls

Australia Luxury Adventure
(16 Days)
Sydney, Arkaba & Flinders Ranges, Kangaroo Island, Adelaide, Daintree Rainforest, Great Barrier Reef

Wellness Tour of Bali
(10 Days)
Ubud, Candidasa

Luxury Adventure Tour of Bhutan
(11 Days)
Thimphu, Gangtey, Punakha, Paro

Adventure Tour of Chile
(11 Days)
Atacama, Santiago & Valparaiso & Casablanca Valley, Torres del Paine

Active Tour of China
(13 Days)
Beijing & Great Wall, Huangshan, Yangshuo, Guilin & Longsheng, Hong Kong

Luxury Adventure Tour of Ecuador & the Galapagos
(12 Days)
Quito, Cloud Forest, Galapagos cruise (5 nights)

Biking Tour of France
(9 Days)
Paris & Versailles, Loire Valley, Bordeaux & Saint-Emilion

Ayurveda & Yoga Tour of India
(12 Days)
Delhi, Himalayas, Goa, Mumbai

Indonesia Luxury Adventure
(13 Days)
Bali, Moyo Island, Java

Luxury Golf Tour of Ireland
(9 days)
Dublin, Kildare, Kenmare, Adare, Doonbeg

Family Adventure in Israel
(12 Days)
Tel Aviv, Galilee, Jerusalem, Dead Sea, Eilat & Negev Desert

Hiking Tour of Japan: Nakasendo Road & the Japan Alps
(12 Days)
Kyoto, Nakasendo Road, Takayama & Kamikochi, Matsumoto, Tokyo

Historic Hikes of Japan: Kumano Kodo & Nakasendo Road
(12 Days)
Kyoto, Kumano Kodo, Ise-Shima region, Nakasendo Road, Tokyo

Active Tour of Jordan
(9 Days)
Amman & Jerash, King’s Highway, Petra, Wadi Rum, Dana, Dead Sea

Hiking Tour of Lebanon
(8 Days)
Beirut, Chouf Mountains, Jabal Moussa or Tannourine (or Sidon and Tyre), Jeita Grotto, Byblos, Qadisha Valley, Baalbek

Luxury Adventure Tour of Morocco
(9 Days)
Fez, Sahara Desert, Atlas Mountains, Marrakesh

Adventure Tour of New Zealand
(9 Days)
Rotorua, Hawke's Bay, Queenstown & Milford Sound

Active & Nature Tour of Oman
(9 Days)
Muscat, Ras Al Jinz, Wahiba Sands & Nizwa, Jebel Akhdar region

Luxury Active Tour of Peru
(9 Days)
Lima, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu, Cusco

Exclusive Inca Trail
(10 Day)
Sacred Valley, Inca Trail, Machu Picchu, Cusco

Active Family Tour of Sicily
(11 Days)
Palermo with Monreale, Segesta & Erice, Sciacca & Agrigento, Noto with Modica, Ragusa & Syracuse, Taormina & Mount Etna

Active Tour of Spain
(10 Days)
Madrid & Segovia, Marbella & Ronda, Granada, Barcelona & Montserrat

Nature & Northern Lights in Sweden
(8 Days)
Stockholm, Swedish Lapland

Active & Adventure Tour of Turkey
(15 Days)
Istanbul, Cappadocia, Izmir & Ephesus, Bodrum & Turquoise Coast

Luxury Golf Tour of Portugal
(9 Days)
Lisbon & environs, Algarve

Luxury Golf Tour of Spain
(10 Days)
Barcelona, Madrid, Marbella & Ronda

Luxury Golf Tour of Scotland
(10 Days)
Edinburgh, St. Andrews, Perthshire (Gleneagles)

Food & Hiking Tour of Taiwan
(11 Days)
Taipei, Taroko Gorge, Sun Moon Lake, Tainan, Beitou

Winter & Northern Lights Tour of Norway
(6 Days)
Bergen & Sognefjord, Tromso

MULTI-COUNTRY TOURS

Patagonia Adventure: Argentina & Chile
(13 Days)
Buenos Aires, Bariloche, El Calafate, Torres del Paine, Santiago

Hiking and Wellness Tour of Bhutan & India
(14 Days)
Delhi, Thimphu, Punakha, Paro, Himalayas & Rishikesh

Culture & Adventure in Dubai, Abu Dhabi & Oman
(11 days)
Zighy Bay, Dubai, Arabian Desert, Abu Dhabi

Active Tour of Iceland & Norway
(11 Days)
Reykjavik, Husafell & Langjokull Glacier, South Iceland, Blue Lagoon, Bergen & Sognefjord

Active Tour of Slovenia & Croatia
(10 Days)
Ljubljana & Lake Bled, Plitvice Lakes National Park, Split, Hvar, Dubrovnik

Active Tour of Vietnam & Cambodia
(16 Days)
Hanoi, Halong Bay, Hoi An, Saigon, Phnom Penh, Siem Reap

Winter Highlights of Lapland
(10 Days)
Helsinki, Finnish Lapland, Swedish Lapland, Stockholm

Active Tour of Jordan

(9 Days – Departs Daily on a Private Basis)
Amman & Jerash, King’s Highway, Petra, Wadi Rum, Dana, Dead Sea

This private Jordan tour features the highlights of the country, with an emphasis on the incredible landscapes and cultural sites, and opportunities to enjoy exciting activities such as hiking and a hot air balloon ride.

Begin in Amman, the modern capital of Jordan. During flexible private touring in the city, visit the hilltop Citadel to see ancient Roman ruins, the eighth-century Umayyad Palace complex and the archaeological museum. Browse the Jordan River Designs and Turquoise Mountain showrooms, and visit other favorite shops selling high-quality, handmade Jordanian crafts. Also visit the Jordan Museum, lively souks, sweets shops, and other cultural and culinary highlights of the city according to your interests.

Next, take a private excursion into the verdant hills of northern Jordan to tour Jerash, one of the best-preserved Roman cities in the Middle East. See highlights such as Hadrian's Arch, the Oval Plaza, the Hippodrome, the theater and the Cardo, a colonnaded stone street once lined with shops. If desired, Artisans of Leisure can arrange a homemade lunch of traditional Jordanian dishes prepared by local women.

Next, travel along the King's Highway, a historic route that passes through many fascinating cultural and natural attractions. During private touring en route, visit Mount Nebo and the Memorial Church of Moses to see exquisite Byzantine mosaics and panoramic views stretching down to the Dead Sea. If desired, also visit local mosaic workshops. Next, stop in Madaba to see the fascinating sixth-century mosaic map of the Holy Land, as well as the mosaics in the Madaba Archaeological Park. Continue through Wadi Mujib, a dramatic desert canyon, and stop at impressive Kerak Castle, a 12th-century Crusader fortress perched on a hill.

Continue to Petra, an awe-inspiring archaeological complex carved into beautiful red sandstone mountains in the desert. During private touring of this UNESCO World Heritage Site, walk (or take a golf cart) through the atmospheric Siq (gorge), and see the iconic Treasury. Explore the impressive Royal Tombs and learn about the history, beliefs and architecture of the Nabataeans, the ancient people who created Petra. If desired, venture to other parts of Petra, such as the Monastery or the High Place of Sacrifice, for unforgettable views over the region. Also visit Little Petra, another desert canyon with Nabataean ruins. In the evening, perhaps opt for a memorable Petra by Night experience, including the opportunity to see the Siq and Treasury illuminated by hundreds of candles. Upon request, Artisans of Leisure can arrange the Back Door to Petra hike.

Next, travel into Wadi Rum, a spectacular landscape of monumental stone mountains, red sand dunes, rock bridges and petroglyphs. During a private four-wheel drive tour, see highlights of this otherworldly, UNESCO-inscribed region—also known as the Valley of the Moon—that has served as locations for Lawrence of ArabiaThe Martian and other films. Spend a night in a desert camp in Wadi Rum to appreciate the sublime beauty of the area as the sun sets and the stars emerge. Early in the morning, enjoy a sunrise hot-air balloon ride over the magnificent scenery of Wadi Rum.

Next, spend the night at a cliffside guest house in Dana with panoramic views of the Dana Biosphere Reserve, a diverse landscape that's home to a wide range of plants and animals reserve, and enjoy hiking by day and stargazing at night.

Continue to a resort overlooking the beautiful and mysterious Dead Sea. During your stay, enjoy the resort's lush grounds and many facilities, including an extensive spa, multiple swimming pools and a private beach that provides access to the Dead Sea, where you can float in mineral-rich water famous for its buoyancy and therapeutic qualities.

If desired and conditions allow, enjoy a canyoning adventure in the lower reaches of Wadi Mujib, a dramatic desert canyon.

Itinerary Overview
Day 1 Arrive Amman
VIP arrival assistance. Private transfer to hotel for 2 nights
Day 2 Amman & Jerash
Morning private city touring. Afternoon private excursion
Day 3 Amman – King's Highway – Petra
Private transfer to hotel for 2 nights with flexible touring en route of Mount Nebo, Madaba and Kerak Castle
Day 4 Petra
Full-day private tour of Petra
Day 5 Petra – Wadi Rum
Morning private tour of Little Petra. Private transfer to desert camp for 1 night. Afternoon private 4WD desert tour
Day 6 Wadi Rum – Dana
Morning hot-air balloon excursion. Private transfer to guesthouse for 1 night, with hike in reserve en route
Day 7 Dana – Dead Sea
Private transfer to resort for 2 night, with optional canyoning in Wadi Mujib (seasonal) en route
Day 8

Dead Sea
At leisure

Day 9 Dead Sea – Depart Amman
Private airport transfer

Hotels
Amman:

The St. Regis Amman, The Ritz-Carlton Amman or Four Seasons Amman

Petra: Movenpick Resort Petra or Petra Marriott Hotel
Wadi Rum: Discovery Bedu
Dana: Dana Guest House
Dead Sea: Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea

Cost
$9,860 Per person (double occupancy)

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Active Argentina
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Buenos Aires, El Chalten, El Calafate, Iguazu Falls

Australia Luxury Adventure
(16 Days)
Sydney, Arkaba & Flinders Ranges, Kangaroo Island, Adelaide, Daintree Rainforest, Great Barrier Reef

Wellness Tour of Bali
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Luxury Adventure Tour of Bhutan
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Atacama, Santiago & Valparaiso & Casablanca Valley, Torres del Paine

Active Tour of China
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Luxury Adventure Tour of Ecuador & the Galapagos
(12 Days)
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Biking Tour of France
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Ayurveda & Yoga Tour of India
(12 Days)
Delhi, Himalayas, Goa, Mumbai

Indonesia Luxury Adventure
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Luxury Golf Tour of Ireland
(9 days)
Dublin, Kildare, Kenmare, Adare, Doonbeg

Family Adventure in Israel
(12 Days)
Tel Aviv, Galilee, Jerusalem, Dead Sea, Eilat & Negev Desert

Hiking Tour of Japan: Nakasendo Road & the Japan Alps
(12 Days)
Kyoto, Nakasendo Road, Takayama & Kamikochi, Matsumoto, Tokyo

Historic Hikes of Japan: Kumano Kodo & Nakasendo Road
(12 Days)
Kyoto, Kumano Kodo, Ise-Shima region, Nakasendo Road, Tokyo

Active Tour of Jordan
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Amman & Jerash, King’s Highway, Petra, Wadi Rum, Dana, Dead Sea

Hiking Tour of Lebanon
(8 Days)
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Luxury Adventure Tour of Morocco
(9 Days)
Fez, Sahara Desert, Atlas Mountains, Marrakesh

Adventure Tour of New Zealand
(9 Days)
Rotorua, Hawke's Bay, Queenstown & Milford Sound

Active & Nature Tour of Oman
(9 Days)
Muscat, Ras Al Jinz, Wahiba Sands & Nizwa, Jebel Akhdar region

Luxury Active Tour of Peru
(9 Days)
Lima, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu, Cusco

Exclusive Inca Trail
(10 Day)
Sacred Valley, Inca Trail, Machu Picchu, Cusco

Active Family Tour of Sicily
(11 Days)
Palermo with Monreale, Segesta & Erice, Sciacca & Agrigento, Noto with Modica, Ragusa & Syracuse, Taormina & Mount Etna

Active Tour of Spain
(10 Days)
Madrid & Segovia, Marbella & Ronda, Granada, Barcelona & Montserrat

Nature & Northern Lights in Sweden
(8 Days)
Stockholm, Swedish Lapland

Active & Adventure Tour of Turkey
(15 Days)
Istanbul, Cappadocia, Izmir & Ephesus, Bodrum & Turquoise Coast

Luxury Golf Tour of Portugal
(9 Days)
Lisbon & environs, Algarve

Luxury Golf Tour of Spain
(10 Days)
Barcelona, Madrid, Marbella & Ronda

Luxury Golf Tour of Scotland
(10 Days)
Edinburgh, St. Andrews, Perthshire (Gleneagles)

Food & Hiking Tour of Taiwan
(11 Days)
Taipei, Taroko Gorge, Sun Moon Lake, Tainan, Beitou

Winter & Northern Lights Tour of Norway
(6 Days)
Bergen & Sognefjord, Tromso

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Patagonia Adventure: Argentina & Chile
(13 Days)
Buenos Aires, Bariloche, El Calafate, Torres del Paine, Santiago

Hiking and Wellness Tour of Bhutan & India
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Delhi, Thimphu, Punakha, Paro, Himalayas & Rishikesh

Culture & Adventure in Dubai, Abu Dhabi & Oman
(11 days)
Zighy Bay, Dubai, Arabian Desert, Abu Dhabi

Active Tour of Iceland & Norway
(11 Days)
Reykjavik, Husafell & Langjokull Glacier, South Iceland, Blue Lagoon, Bergen & Sognefjord

Active Tour of Slovenia & Croatia
(10 Days)
Ljubljana & Lake Bled, Plitvice Lakes National Park, Split, Hvar, Dubrovnik

Active Tour of Vietnam & Cambodia
(16 Days)
Hanoi, Halong Bay, Hoi An, Saigon, Phnom Penh, Siem Reap

Winter Highlights of Lapland
(10 Days)
Helsinki, Finnish Lapland, Swedish Lapland, Stockholm

Testimonials

This was truly the trip of a lifetime…In New Zealand, all six of us caught trout, went horse riding, helicoptering, jet boating…all the while being cared for by the most wonderful people ever.
~ P.F., Gwynedd Valley, PA

Peru was absolutely outstanding. Our guide gave me the encouragement and help I needed in climbing to the very top of Huayna Picchu – an accomplishment of which I will always be thankful!! 
~ P.C., Smyrna, GA

We had a wonderful time in Asia!!! Highlights in Indonesia were the airplane view of the volcanoes on Java, walking each level of Borobudur by ourselves with no one else around, the trek to Selogriyo and its breathtaking terraced rice fields…
~ T.T., New York, NY

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