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Djibouti features among new trips in Explore’s 2015/16 Collection

Adventure travel specialist, Explore, has today expanded its product offering with the launch of its 2015/16 Discovery Adventures collection.

Not only has the new destination Djibouti added more choice for customers, Explore’s latest portfolio includes some of its most inspiring trips yet, including Georgia, Papua New Guinea, Galapagos and Georgia. What’s more, the 2015/16 collection now includes airport transfers for all customers and as a launch incentive, Explore are offering a 5% discount on new trips when booked before 5th November 2014.


As a new destination for Explore, Addis to Djibouti Adventure offers a 12 day trip which combines the natural beauty of Ethiopia with an off the beaten track experience in Djibouti. Customers will explore the Bale Mountains, visit the Oromo people and enjoy a game drive in Awash National Park. In Djibouti, customers will discover the striking Ardoukoba volcano, the scenic landscapes of Lake Abbe and snorkel off the coast of Tadjoura. Trips depart in March, October and December 2015 and cost from £2,676 per person. This price includes return flights; seven nights’ hotel and four nights’ camping accommodation on a bed and breakfast basis; most meals; transport and the services of a tour leader and driver.


Explore’s new Adventures in Georgia spends nine days in the Caucasus region of Georgia. Customers will enjoy sightseeing in the cultural towns and cities of Vardzia and Tbilisi. Customers will sample wines from the Kakheti wine region and experience warm Georgian hospitality when they spend time with local families. Customers will also walk in the Greater Caucasus Mountains to the Gergeti Holy Trinity Church. Trips depart in May, July and August 2015 and cost from £1,296 per person. This price includes return flights; five nights’ hotel and three nights’ guesthouse accommodation on a bed and breakfast basis; six other meals; transport and the services of a tour leader, driver and local guides.


Further afield, Discover Papua New Guinea offers customers a chance to learn about Papua New Guinea’s unique culture during this 11 day trip. Customers will meet local tribespeople, spend a night in a homestay and enjoy the pristine waters of the Blue Lagoon in Rabaul. There will be time to search for wildlife and customers can choose to visit a traditional witch-doctor in Karawari. Trips depart in July and September 2015 and cost from £5,995 per person. This price includes return flights; nine nights’ hotel and one night guesthouse accommodation on a bed and breakfast basis; most meals; transport and the services of a tour leader, boat crew, driver and local guides.

Adding to their Galapagos collection, Explore’s Galapagos Highlights – Monserrat is a ten day tour of the Galapagos Islands, where customers will spend seven nights’ on board the Monserrat. Customers can hike the Sierra Negra volcano, visit South Plaza Island and discover the array of wildlife, including Iguanas and tortoises. There will be an opportunities for snorkelling and visiting beautiful secluded bays. Tours depart every other Saturday and cost from £3,467 per person. This price includes return flights; seven nights’ boat and two nights’ hotel accommodation on a bed and breakfast basis; most other meals; transport and the services of naturalist boat crew and driver.


Closer to home, Moldova and Romania offers an eight day tour to get under the skin of Moldova and Romania. Customers will discover the fortresses and monasteries of Moldova’s capital Chisinau; visit the House of Soviets in Tiraspol and explore Buzau River in rural Romania. Customers will also uncover the sights of Bucharest, including the Palace of Parliament. Tours depart in June, July, August and September 2015 and costs from £1,089 per person. This price includes return flights; five nights’ hotel and two nights’ guesthouse accommodation on a bed and breakfast basis; transport and the services of a tour leader, driver and local guides.


Ashley Toft, Managing Director of Explore, commented “Explore’s Discovery tours offer fantastic value for money; in addition to our 5% launch offer; we’ve worked closely with all our suppliers to ensure that we can make great price savings without having to compromise on quality. What’s more, Explore was recently voted by our customers as a Which? Recommended Provider for our service, accommodation and value for money.”

He continued, “We’re really excited to be launching our latest Discovery Adventures collection. Not only have we ventured into a new pioneering destination, we’ve also expanded our existing collection to offer something for everyone”.

For further information, or to book, visit www.explore.co.uk or call 0844 499 0901.


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The other new discovery tours included in the 2015/16 collection are:


Highlights of Costa Rica a nine day tour of Costa Rica costing from £1,328 per person. This price includes return flights; eight nights’ hotel accommodation on a bed and breakfast basis; transport and the services of a tour leader, driver and local guides.


Explore’s eight day Highlights of Japan tour explores the main sights of Japan and costs from £2,673 per person. This price includes return flights; six nights’ hotel and one night guesthouse accommodation on a bed and breakfast basis; three other meals; transport and the services of a tour leader and local guides.


Russia and the Baltics is a 15 day tour of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Belarus and Russia. This tour costs from £1,895 per person and includes return flights; 12 nights’ hotel and two nights’ overnight train accommodation on a bed and breakfast basis; transport and the services of a tour leader, driver and local guides.

 

For more media information, interview requests or images, pleasecontact:

Olivia Lewis, PR Executive – olivia.lewis@explore.co.uk, 01252 379 506

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