The following is a selection of the best offers available this week from the Irish Travel Agents Association.
Switzerland’s Bernese Oberland Tour, 7 nights, June to September 2017, from €1,999
Visit spectacular Switzerland in 2017 with Riviera Travel and enjoy picture-postcard villages, elegant hotels, superb service, and a tradition of splendid hospitality.
This tour will take you by rail, post bus, and lake steamer across the stunning Swiss Alps. A dramatic mountain railway ride will allow you to enjoy the majestic Jungfrau, Mönch, and Eiger then Kleine Scheidegg and Grindelwald, some of the world’s finest alpine scenery. On a cable car ride you will have breathtaking views of the beautiful Lake Oeschinen and on a visit to Lucerne you can enjoy the picturesque waterfront.
Price includes: return flights, seven nights in four-star accommodation, four days of planned touring, two days free with your own personal itinerary, Swiss Regional Pass, mountain railway ride, and bale car ride. For more information on this deal available from Riviera Travel visit http://itaa.ie/2016/10/11/switzerland.
Colours of Nepal Independent Trip, 11 nights, from €2,645pp
Journey into the heart of this fascinating country and experience the colourful sights and culture of this enchanting region. Mingle with local villagers and craftspeople, visit tranquil temples and sacred Buddhist sites, travel the cobbled streets of tiny mountain towns and search for unique wildlife such as tigers, rhino, and deer.
From the whirlwind of Kathmandu to the lush jungle of Chitwan National Park – with plenty of delightful hidden gems in between – take an unforgettable tour of Nepal, brimming with culture, history, and natural beauty.
Price includes: meals, transport, accommodation, and activities including Bandipur guided walk, Chitwan canoe safari, bird watching walk or jeep safari, Everest view flight, and Kathmandu guided city tour. International flights are not included. For more information on this deal from TravelAgent.ie visit http://itaa.ie/2016/10/11/nepal.
Agadir, Morocco, 7 nights, from January 2017, from €489pp
Discover the exotic destination of Morocco in 2017. This unique north African country offers high mountains, sweeping desert, a rugged coastline and the winding alleyways of ancient medina cities and souqs. With direct flights to Agadir from December through to April, it is the perfect destination for a winter sun break.
This busy port town and beach resort has sandy beaches, clean water, and 300 sunny days a year. By evening, enjoy Moroccan street life on the beautiful beachfront promenade or discover the old Kashbah, one of the few remaining old parts of the resort. Agadir also offers plenty of day trip opportunities should you want to explore the beauty spots and historic towns nearby including Paradise Valley and Taroudant, or to the city of Marrakech with its unique atmosphere. Agadir is also a well-regarded golfing destination with three 18-hole golf courses and one nine-hole providing a choice for all levels of players.
Price includes: flights, seven nights B&B, and transfers. For more information on this deal from the Travel Broker visit http://itaa.ie/2016/10/12/morocco.