Top 10 tours for 2018 - 2019
It is not easy to choose the best countries for visit, specialy during the Spring.
Based on reports from Conde Nest, World Travel Forum, Travel Magazine, and Mariden support offices,
here is top10 list for 2019.
No. 10. AUSTRALIA:The best of Asia-Pacific, safe, warm, friendly people (they love Canadians), great food, endless beaches, Barrier Reef, Sydney & Melbourne voted as No. 2 and No. 3 best cities in the World. A bit on pricey side, but worth to visit
No. 9. ECUADOR (Galapagos):If any destination is "a must" then visit Galapagos Islands. Swim with the Sea Lions, feed the giant tortoise, pet the Reef Sharks, share the food with Cormorans. Then fly back to mainland and visit Mitad del Mundo, where you can stay with one foot on Northern and with the other foot on Southern Hemysphere.
No. 8. SPAIN: Well known destination, but always pleasure to visit. Beside Madrid, Barcelona and Andalucia, we suggest to you to visit Palma de Majorca, Valencia and Taragona
No. 7. PERU: Machu Pichu is a must, but there are far more to see and explore. Travel to Iquitos and Tambopata to explore the jungle of Uper Amazon. Why not to see the masterpiece of architecture of Maray people and colorfull Pisac Market.
No. 6. CENTRAL EUROPE - HOLOCAUST TOUR: Visit Berlin, Prague, Krakow and Munich. Tour the WW II. Concentration Camp sites of Sachenhausen, Terezin, Auschwitz and Dachau. Alos explore two most beautiful Medieval castles in Europe, Hluboka and Neuswanstein.
No. 5. COSTA RICA:Join Mariden guide on tour to less known Cloud Forest and beaches of Northern Costa Rica, like Papagayo.
No. 4. Southern Italy & Sicily: Start in Rome and then follow the path of Emperors, and Godfather's Route: Ancio (Emperor Nero's Vila), Tivoli (Hadrian's Villa), Climb to the mouth of Mt. Vesuvius, Siracusa Enna cliff-town Goodfathers route and Palermo.
No. 3. Argentina & Uruguay. From tango live performances, amazing town of Colonia in Uruguay to Patagonia's Perito Moreno Glacier with optional cruise to Cape Horn, and Santiago.
No. 2. D-Day Normandy: 75th Anniversary: from London to Portsmouth and follow the route of D-day invasion crossing the Chanel, cliffs of Normandy and Juno Bechaes nd end the tour in Paris
No. 1. Balkan Route (Slovenia & Croatia & Montenegro) with optional biology sailing tour. Safe, warm, far less expensive then Western Europe. Possible extension to Vienna or Venice or Tuscany
Favourite Group Tours & Programs
Canadian HistoryOn the footsteps of Canadian heroes in WWI and WWII. Trace the steps of history's soldiers through the sands, the beaches, the fields, and the cities they traveled while winning the freedoms we enjoy today! Paschendale, Vimy Riddge, Juno Landing Beach, Ortona, Montecasino, Agira Cemetery,
Adult Group ToursSailing the Adriatic Sea on Private Charter Yacht - Tuscan Towns with cooking workshops, and Parma Prosciuto & Parmigiano Cheese - Greek Islands Cruise - Walls of Dubrovnik (Game of the Thrones) - Argentinian Patagonia & Cape Horn Cruise - Australian Red Desert & Barrier Reef
England & FranceOur England and France tours include the best tours that have been put together from years of experience responding to every group's desired itinerary.From medieval Edinburgh and Irish castles to London and from Paris to French Riviera Provence and Dordogne. We have it all.
Central EuropeFrom Ancient Roman to Medieval Castles, the Vienna Boys choir to the crystal blue water of Adriatic Sea. You can see everything including traces of the Berlin Wall, Auschwitz, and the wonders of the Plitvice Lakes. Tip: Ask for your tour to include the amazing walled town of Dubrovnik.
MediterraneanFrom the sites of "Seven Wonders of the Ancient World" to the "Seven New Chosen Wonders of the Ancient World". Some great sites to explore with Mariden: Masada, Petra, Petra, the Roman city of Jerash. Palace of the Grand Master, Celsius Gate, Temple of Artemis, Palace of Knossos and many others
The AmericasFrom Maya sites in Central Mexico to amazing Inca city of Machu Pichu. From the rain forest in Costa Rica and Panama to Uper Amazon in Peru and Brazil. From the Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio to Boca tango dancers of Buenos Aires. Mariden offer the best selection of Central-South American tours
Asia - PacificExotic is a word that captures places like China, Japan, Thailand, Cambodia, Australia, New Zealand, and Fiji. Visit the panda sanctuaries in Sichuan, fish with cormorants in Guilin, ride an elephant in Chiang Rai, explore the Angkor Wat Temples, visit the Barrier Reef, or taste a Crock BBQ in Ayers Rock.
All ToursSee every group tour in our catalog. Whatever your interest, whatever your curious about, whatever you long to visit, we have a tour that goes there. Tell us what you want and it is yours. Use our experience to customize a trip for your memories.
Tours in FrenchVariety of educational trips to destinations where French language is dominant. Visit some great countries and regions like:France, Belgium, Switzerland, Morocco, Martinique, Guadelupe, St. Lucie and the Provinces of Quebec and New Brunswick.
Music ToursMarch Choir and Orchestra Music Festival in sunny Croatia.March and April performances in Austria, Germany, Czech Republic, and Greece.June and July choir festivals in Baltic Countries, and Austria Jazz workshop in Brazil.
Biology & Eco ToursBiology and Eco section cover programs in Central and Sounth America, Australia and South Asia.Tours require reasonably fit travellers