Published Sep 10, 2019
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The Friendly Planet Newsletter

 
Three brand new ways to explore the world
 
Our destination experts have crafted three new incredible journeys to destinations that will absolutely take your breath away: Best of Jordan, Enchanting Spain and Colorful Colombia!
 
Best of Jordan
 
 
From the bustling city of Amman and the otherworldly vistas of Wadi Rum to the red-rose ancient city of Petra and the shores of the Dead Sea, experience the land of Lawrence of Arabia & Indiana Jones
 
FROM
 
FROM
 
$3299
  
$2599
  
10
W/ FLIGHTS
TOUR ONLY
DAYS
per person, double occupancy*
 
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Why you'll love this tour:
 
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Sit back and relax. This tour includes round trip flights, transfers to and from the airport, seven nights' accommodations in deluxe hotels plus one night in a tented desert camp, expert local guide, 13 delicious meals & more.
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Hands-on experiences. Learn how to make traditional, natural soap at a local community project that supports refugees; get crafty as you attend a basket weaving workshop; visit a local Bedouin family to share stories and sip fragrant, cardamom-spiced coffee.
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Go off the beaten path. From the sea to the desert: travel through Wadi Rum's outstretched canyons and expansive moon-like landscape; take in the scenic vistas along the 5,000-year-old King's Highway; rest in the shimmering blue waters of the Dead Sea.
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Travel back in time. Explore the history of this ancient Nabatean land including Amman's white rock homes and citadels, the meticulously preserved Roman ruins in Jerash, and ancient Petra's centuries-old structures carved into the canyon walls, an impressive testament to thriving cultures of the past.
 

 
Enchanting Spain
 
 
Experience the colors & flavors of Spain through the cities that reflect its rich history, passionate people, and culture: Madrid, Cordoba, Granada, Seville & Barcelona
 
FROM
 
FROM
 
$4099
  
$3599
  
11
W/ FLIGHTS
TOUR ONLY
DAYS
per person, double occupancy*
 
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Why you'll love this tour:
 
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We've handled the logistics. This tour includes round trip flights, transfers, nine nights' accommodation in centrally-located, deluxe hotels, expert local guides, 15 amazing meals & more.
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Get in on the action. Show off your dance moves at a private Flamenco lesson; paint your own ceramic tile in Seville's Triana Quarter; visit a local bakery in Toledo for a marzipan workshop.
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Art & architecture lovers' dream. From Madrid's historic cathedrals, the world-famous Prado Museum and Cordoba's stunning Moorish architecture to the Gothic Cathedral of Seville, Granada's incomparable Alhambra, and Gaudi's iconic touches across Barcelona.
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Feasts fit for royalty. Wine and dine with your fellow travelers; learn about the history and production of olive oil in Baena; dine on tapas in Granada; savor local wines and flavorful cheeses at one of the original windmills of La Mancha.
 

 
Colorful Colombia
 
 
Explore the heart of Colombia and indulge in its fascinating culture and diverse ecosystems: bustling Bogotá; the verdant coffee-growing Pereira region; historic Medellín & colonial Cartagena
 
FROM
 
$2299
  
10
W/ FLIGHTS
DAYS
per person, double occupancy*
 
SEE THIS PACKAGE
 
Why you'll love this tour:
 
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We've got you covered. This tour includes round trip flights, transfers, nine nights' accommodations in centrally-located, first-class hotels, professional English-speaking guide, 15 meals including welcome and farewell dinners & more.
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Urban exploration. Walk the historic city squares of Bogotá then wander the galleries of the Botero Museum; taste the vibrant flavors of local specialties in Medellín, a city nestled in a beautiful verdant valley; admire the historical landmarks in Cartagena including centuries-old monasteries, plazas, and parks.
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Dive deep into Colombian culture. Craft your own silleta with colorful flowers in Santa Elena; hear from a naturalist about the significance of the wax palm and contribute to its conservation by planting your own; visit a dance school for a Salsa dancing workshop.
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For the coffee-lovers. In the heart of the Colombian Coffee Triangle, a region famous for producing some of the world's best coffee, learn about the process from beans to brewing.