The Friendly Planet Newsletter

Published Dec 31, 2019
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Thanks so much, 2019!
 
From the wilds of Borneo and the smooth Sahara Desert sands to quaint European villages and real-life Lion King experiences on safaris in South Africa—what an exciting year we've had. Cheers to a fabulous 2019 and onward to new adventures in 2020!
 
Your Adventures
 
Fan Photo: Amazing Peru
 
 
 
"Friendly Planet tours takes such great care of you. We stayed at awesome hotels/resorts and never had to worry about anything!"
 
– Denise, Amazing Peru
 
 
 
Fan Photo: A Taste of Thailand
 
 
 
"Everything was on point and handled to perfection! All of our expectations were exceeded by a large margin!"
 
– Thomas, A Taste of Thailand
 
 
 
Fan Photo: Athens & 4 Day Greek Isles Cruise
 
 
 
"We enjoyed our visit to Greece. As usual, Friendly Planet took care of all the details and our trip went very smoothly."
 
 
 
 
Fan Photo: Dazzling Dubai & India
 
 
 
"The trip was fantastic. Great guides and accommodations. The hotels were so beautiful. Everything was so well organized. I loved the trip."
 
 
 
 
Top Selling Tours
 
Best of Egypt & Nile Cruise
 
 
Timeless Cairo & the Pyramids, plus a Nile cruise through the temples & history of Luxor, Esna, Edfu, Kom Ombo & Aswan; optional extension to Petra
 
FROM
 
$2749
  
11
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DAYS
per person, double occupancy*
 
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A Taste of China
 
 
Historical Beijing & the Great Wall, Xi'an & the Terra Cotta Army, plus futuristic Shanghai; optional extensions: Yangtze Cruise or Hong Kong
 
FROM
 
$1799
  
10
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per person, double occupancy*
 
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Authentic Havana
 
 
Take in the heart & soul of this colorful & cultural island: Havana, Cojimar, Guanabacoa & Lawton
 
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FROM
 
$1699
  
$1349
  
5
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Galapagos Islands Adventure
 
 
Explore the flora, fauna & spectacular scenery of two biodiverse Galapagos Islands: Santa Cruz & Isabela, with an extra night on Isabela! Optional extension to Quito
 
FROM
 
$2899
  
7
W/ FLIGHTS
DAYS
per person, double occupancy*
 
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Our Staff explores a Friendly Planet
 
At Friendly Planet, we believe it's critical that our team learns first-hand about incredible destinations across the globe! Check out where a few of us went this year.
 
Lisa, Taiwan
 
– Lisa, Travel Specialist,Taiwan
 
 
Kristin, Botswana
 
– Kristin, Sr. Product Specialist, Botswana
 
 
Larissa, Thailand
 
– Larissa, Marketing Associate, Thailand
 
 
Camille, Ireland
 
– Camille, Operations Coordinator, Ireland
 
 
New for 2020
 
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
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TOUR ONLY
DAYS
per person, double occupancy*
 
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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*
 
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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
 
$3999
  
$3499
  
11
W/ FLIGHTS
TOUR ONLY
DAYS
per person, double occupancy*
 
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Italian Treasures
 
 
The masterpieces of Italy: the canal city of Venice, the opulent art of Florence, the wine and cuisine of Tuscany, and the history—both modern and ancient—of Rome, with first-class hotels throughout
 
FROM
 
FROM
 
$4599
  
$3999
  
10
W/ FLIGHTS
TOUR ONLY
DAYS
per person, double occupancy*
 
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