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Experience our Tel Aviv Gay Pride Week Touring Package which is ideal for those looking to enjoy Tel Aviv’s urban vibes and pride celebrations, and at the same time explore the highlights of Israel and the region. Departing on the Sunday before Pride Week, the package will take you to Jerusalem, the Dead Sea, Bethlehem, Jericho, with optional visit to Petra, Galilee and Haifa, Caesarea and Haifa, and more. You’ll be free to enjoy the Tel Aviv Pride Week nightlife, the famous Pride Parade, and of course, the hot Tel Aviv beaches.
03 June – 7 night package including flights – 3* level hotels from £969.00 per person
03 June – 7 night package including flights – 4* level boutique hotels from £1383.00 per person
Tel Aviv Gay Pride Week Touring Package – Highlights
Sunday (June 3, 2018)
• Airport pickup and transfer to Jerusalem
• Overnight in Jerusalem, allowing you to enjoy the night-time atmosphere of the Holy City
• Tour Jericho, the lowest and oldest city on Earth
• Visit the Dead Sea, float in the muds and bathe/float in the waters
• Enter the Old City of Jerusalem, led by one of our experienced guides, and tour the sites holy to Jews, Christians and Muslims including Western Wall, Via Dolorosa, Mount Zion, as well as the Arab Souq, and more.
• Explore Bethlehem, the city of Jesus’s Birth
• Transfer to Tel Aviv for your overnight
• Optional – tour to the Sea of Galilee, Nazareth, and time-permitting, Haifa (extra $89)
• OR – join our 3-day tour of the Highlights of Jordan (extra $300, excluding border tax and visa. In this case, Monday night will be in Jerusalem)
• OR – Otherwise, relax in Tel Aviv and enjoy the city’s cafe culture, beaches, and nightlife
• Optional – tour to Petra from Tel Aviv with flights to Eilat and continue to Petra (extra $387 per person, excluding border tax and visa)
• Otherwise, enjoy Old Jaffa and Tel Aviv’s artistic quarters
• Free day in Tel Aviv in preparation for the Pride Parade
• Enjoy Tel Aviv’s Pride Parade
• Recover from the Pride Parade at one of the city’s beaches
• The package ends
Tel Aviv Gay Pride Week Touring Package Information
• Package includes:- airport pickup, transfer to Jerusalem, 1 night in Jerusalem, 6 nights in Tel Aviv, guided tour of Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Jericho, and the Dead Sea, entrance to Dead Sea private beach and Old Jericho
• Package excludes:- meals, optional tours, return airport transfer
• Single supplement applies to individual travellers. This is £38.00 per person per night on 3-star hotels and £78.00 per person per night in 4-star hotels
• Hotels at 3* level include. In Jerusalem: Gold Jerusalem, Caesar Jerusalem, or similar. In Tel Aviv: Margosa Hotel, White House Hotel, Olympia Hotel or similar
• Hotels at 4* level include. In Jerusalem: Brown Jerusalem, Harmony Jerusalem, or similar. In Tel Aviv: Brown TLV, Poli House, Brown Beach House, Port, and Blue, or similar
• Please note that this is one of the busiest weeks of the year in Tel Aviv and so we suggest you book early. We cannot provide hotel names until reservations are confirmed.
Call Crusader Travel today on 020 87440474 to book this special offer for Tel Aviv Gay Pride Week Touring Package and for further information.
Phokaia Beach Resort – Turkey
A prime beachfront location with stunning views across the bay. Ideal for families, friends and couples looking for a wide range of sporting activities.
Why not take advantage of this new resort in Turkey this summer; 7 Night duration starts from £579.00 per person, flights are from Gatwick on Saturdays May to October.
This beautiful Mediterranean beach resort sits within stunning, mature gardens on a dazzling bay with superb facilities including tennis, mountain and road cycling in the surrounding hills, excellent conditions for all watersports and outstanding childcare amenities. Positioned on the west coast of Turkey, this gem of a resort is found on the outskirts of the harbour town of Foça, with its mix of traditional fishing boats and modern sail yachts plus an array of restaurants from where you can enjoy the stunning views overlooking the Mediterranean Sea.
Phokaia Beach Resort’s board offers you flexible dining. Enjoy delicious daily buffet breakfasts and lunches while our evening dining includes 5 nights in-resort. For 2 nights a week there is the opportunity to sample the delectable local cuisine in Foça or for those preferring the convenience of staying in resort, a beach BBQ is available to book.
At the heart of Phokaia is an incredible free-form style swimming pool with plenty of sun loungers and daybeds. Overlooking the beach is one of two restaurants and bars with spectacular views across the bay – the ideal spot to watch the end of day race and to see the stunning sunsets. This resort oozes character. Enjoy well-appointed bedrooms, each with a private balcony or terrace, a Turkish bath and spa with a heated indoor pool plus an exciting programme full of activities – a week simply won’t be long enough.
• Direct flights
• Resort transfer 1 hour 30 mins
• Free WiFi
• Half board (2 days)
• Full board (5 days)
• Baby Club 4-11 mths (payable)
• Toddler Club 1 years (payable)
• Children’s clubs 2-12 years
• Teenagers club 13-17 years
• Evening childcare
• Children’s high tea
• Sailing & tuition
• Windsurfing & tuition
• Stand up paddle boarding
• Pool try-dives
• Dry land waterski lesson
On shore activities
• Mountain biking
• Road cycling
• Fitness classes & gym
• Water polo & volleyball
• Evening entertainment
Call Crusader Travel today on 020 87440474 to book Phokaia Beach Resort – Turkey and for further information.
Let us inspire you to find your dream villa on the beautiful island of Crete…
Villa Anastasia – Kalives | Sleeps 2-7
Prices from £940.00 per person including flights & transfers. Price based on 4 people sharing on 19th of June. Other dates are available.
– 3 bedroom villa
– Swimming pool
– Close to Mistraili beach
Villa Anastasia is a village house in Kalives. The front entrance leads to the narrow village high street and the garden accesses the seafront. Kalives is an attractive seaside village with the dramatic White Mountains in the background.
Immerse yourself in authentic Greek life in this delightful villa tucked away in a traditional seaside village. Twenty kilometers from Chania and just a few minutes’ drive to Almirida, the village of Kalives offers bustling little tavernas, shallow sandy beaches and far-reaching sea views.
Villa Anastasia is the perfect escape for couples looking for a tranquil getaway or families with children. While the interior is cool, airy and spacious, with a traditional wood-beamed, terracotta-tiled kitchen, Villa Anastasia’s outdoor spaces are the highlight. In the pretty little garden, the lawn-fringed swimming pool is perfect for cooling off on hot summer days and there are plenty of sun loungers. The upstairs terrace makes a fine spot for an evening drink, a balmy family meal and watching the sun go down.
Everything you could need is within walking distance from the villa – lovely sandy beaches with gentle waves, friendly little tavernas serving up authentic Cretan dishes, and a great selection of shops.
•Open-plan sitting room with dining and kitchen area
•Swimming pool (8m x 4m and depth 1.40m-1.80m)
Call Crusader Travel today on 020 87440474 to book this Dream Villa Holiday to Crete and for further information.
Budapest City Tour with a Jewish Twist
24 – 27 October 2018
3 Nights from £650 per person
BA flights from Heathrow
3 nights Room only in a two bedroom apartment at the Corinthia
Return private transfers
City Tour with Cruise
Jewish Heritage 3 hour walking tour
Friday 24 August
Fly Heathrow to Budapest 20.55 / 00.25
Private transfer on arrival to the Hotel Corinthia
The 5-star Corinthia Hotel Budapest on the Grand Boulevard offers access to its Royal Spa, 3 restaurants, an elegant café and free Wi-Fi in all rooms.
The UNESCO-protected Andrassy Avenue and the Oktogon metro station are only 350 yards away from the Corinthia Hotel Budapest.
In the newly opened Royal Spa you can enjoy several relaxation areas, saunas, steam baths, hot tubs, a fitness room, mud baths, seaweed baths and a wide variety of treatments. Guests have free access to the Royal Spa when booking most of the rooms, while the spa area can be used for an additional fee when booking the Superior room.
The large guest rooms of the Corinthia Hotel Budapest are all air-conditioned and feature a flat-screen TV with satellite channels.
Saturday 25 August
This action-packed itinerary which begins at Elisabeth Square, is split between land & water and offers a crash course in the last 1000 years of Hungarian history.
First travel to see the stunning Opera House and drive over to Buda. Stop in the Castle District for a short stroll and discover the main attractions of the area before walking to Matthias Church and the Fishermen’s Bastion. Here, you can take in the beautiful panoramas.
Next, your guide will take you to the Gellért Hill (Citadel) to show you one of the city’s most spectacular viewpoints of Budapest, so don’t forget your camera! See the famous Central Market Hall, followed by the largest Synagogue of Europe whilst in Pest before passing by Europe’s largest thermal spa, and the Budapest Zoo. Stop at the Heroes’ Square and undergo a spot of statue spotting (with statues of the most famous Hungarian kings and dukes).
You will take the Andrássy Avenue back to downtown Pest, pass by the St Stephen’s Basilica and by the exterior visit of the impressive neo-gothic House of Parliament. After this unforgettable city tour it is time to take to the water for a relaxing our one-hour river cruise and enjoy the nicest view the city can offer you.
Sunday 26 August
Travel through Budapest’s historic Jewish Quarter on a walking tour and learn about the community that remains active there today. See the Kazinczy Street Synagogue, Raul Wallenberg Holocaust Memorial Park, the Jewish Museum and more, as your guide discusses in-depth the Jewish heritage behind the streets that you pass. With a 2-hour and 4-hour route to choose from, you’ll hear about the community’s past and the important role that the Jewish culture plays in contemporary Hungarian society. Highlights of the Jewish history tour of Budapest are enjoying a casually paced walk around Budapest’s important Jewish sites Visit the Jewish Museum, Dohány Street Synagogue, Jewish quarter and more Enter the noteworthy Kazinczy Street Synagogue and enjoy cake from a local kosher bakery (Grand Tour only) Learn all about Hungary’s Jewish history, heritage and culture from an expert guide. Your tour will begin at the Dohány street Synagogue, where your local guide will meet you. As you walk through the city streets, you’ll hear about the Jewish community in Budapest, both past and present. Essential Tour: (approximately 2.5 hours) This option offers a concise route for travellers on a stricter schedule. The Essential Tour will begin with a step inside the biggest synagogue in Europe, the Dohány Street Synagogue. While inside you’ll explore the Jewish Museum, which hosts an impressive exhibit of pieces from Hungarian and Eastern European artists. Your guide will then take you to Raoul Wallenberg Holocaust Memorial Park, named for the man credited with saving the lives of thousands in the Jewish community. You’ll pass through the old Jewish Quarter, once a ghetto during the Second World War, as well as Heroes’ Temple, which pays homage to lives lost during WWI. Grand Tour: (approximately 4 hours) For a more comprehensive option, choose the Grand Tour, which picks up where the Essential Tour leaves off. You’ll make your way to the Jewish Quarter, where kosher bakeries and restaurants are located, along with other synagogues and memorials. Admire the Gozsdu Courtyard, an old passageway currently converted into bustling bars and restaurants and popular with locals and visitors alike. You’ll also visit Carl Lutz Memorial Park, named after another famous figurehead during WWII, as well as the Rumbach Street Synagogue. After a stop at the center of the orthodox community, the Kazinczy Street Synagogue, you’ll pause for some sweets at the kosher Frohlich Bakery and Café. You’ll also be given a 10% discount by your guide to the kosher restaurant, Carmel, to be enjoyed later in the evening on your own if you wish.
Monday 27 August
At your leisure to explore by yourself some of the sights you have seen in more details, during the previous two days.
Private taxi transfer back to the airport from your hotel for your flight:
Budapest / Heathrow 17.20 / 19.00
Call Crusader Travel today on 020 87440474 to book this special offer to Budapest City Tour with a Jewish Twist and for further information.
Book this amazing summer offer – Family All Inclusive in August – Mauritius
Shandrani Resort & Spa from £5970.00 for Family of 4
• Departs 20 August 2018
• 9 nights in a Deluxe Room
• Emirates flights from Gatwick (to upgrade to direct flights call us)
• All inclusive, 2 adults & 2 children (Under 12yrs)
• FREE kids club, land & water sports
• Airport transfers in Mauritius
We believe Shandrani Beachcomber Resort & Spa offers the best all-inclusive package in Mauritius. There’s so much included from fine dining to champagne by the glass and the resort itself offers complete relaxation.
Set in the unspoiled south surrounded by 70 acres of gardens and the Blue Bay Marine Park the Shandrani Hotel offers amazing choice all wrapped up in one holiday price.
The extensive all-inclusive package features á la carte and fine dining at 3 of the 4 restaurants (the 4th restaurant offers buffet meals which are also included), a huge selection of internationally branded drinks, including champagne by the glass from 6pm.
Shandrani offers guests three beaches to enjoy, a fantastic spa, loads of free land and water sports, there’s some great snorkelling just off the beach in the surrounding Blue Bay Marine Park, a pitch & putt Golf course and a choice of spacious accommodation.
Enjoy á la carte and fine dining
Champagne by the glass from 6pm
Relax on a choice of 3 beaches
Transfer is 4 miles
Free Wi-F in all rooms
Complimentary Kids Club
Many complimentary land & water sports
Call Crusader Travel today on 020 87440474 to book Family All Inclusive in August – Mauritius and for further information.
Komodo Liveaboard 2018
9 Night Komodo Liveaboard 2018 including flights from Heathrow from £3340.00 per person
01 -10 June 2018 Mermaid I
11 -20 June 2018 Mermaid I
21 – 30 June 2018 Mermaid I
30 June – 09 July 2018 Mermaid I
11 – 20 July 2018 Mermaid I
7 Night Komodo Liveaboard 2018 including flights from Heathrow from £2549.00 per person
19 – 26 May 2018 Mermaid II
26 May 02 June 2018 Mermaid II
04 – 11 June 2018 Mermaid II
06 – 13 October 2018 Mermaid II
10 – 17 November Mermaid Ii
Dive Indonesia’s best dive sites with Mermaid Liveaboards I and II. Whatever trip you choose, be prepared for some of the best scuba diving Indonesia has to offer!
The Komodo National Park is one of the world´s most diverse and interesting marine and wildlife parks with a total land area of 75,000 hectares. In 1980 Komodo’s unique environment led it to become an UNESCO World Heritage site and in 2012 one of the New7Wonders of Nature. The Komodo National Park is home to a rare diversity of animals; wild deer, water buffalo and monkeys roam the undulating hills making prey for a population of the world’s largest lizard, the famous Komodo dragon. The morning time songs of Yellow-crested cockatoos and Nicobar pigeons make a wonderful start to your day.
The Nusa Tengarra region covers hundreds of kilometers navigating through breathtaking scenery such as; volcanoes, mangrove forests and the stunning blue of the wide open sea contrasted with sun-scorched, red earth islands.
Komodo offers world class diving and snorkeling in an amazing variety of sites with walls, coral gardens, pinnacles, drop offs as well as quiet bays for macro photographers seeking rarely seen critters in black volcanic sand. Komodo is blessed by a through flow of currents and cold water upwellings flowing to and from the Indian Ocean providing nutrient rich waters where swathes of soft corals, sponges, ascidians and clouds of brightly coloured fish thrive. When the current´s right exhilarating blue water, fish soup diving with explosions of fusiliers, trevallies, sharks and other pelagic fish will leave you mesmerized for hours. Hang out with congregations of Manta Rays while they feed, clean and dance on the shallow reefs and rock formations. The Mermaid liveaboard fleet makes departures from Benoa Harbor, Bali, Indonesia. We operate on a regular schedule, but we are also available for charter trips, if interested please contact us
Call Crusader Travel today on 020 87440474 to book this amazing offer to Komodo Liveaboard 2018 and for further information.
The Classic West Fly Drive
Begins in Los Angeles, California and ends San Diego, California
This 15 night all year round fly drive follows the beautiful roads, staying at upscale hotels in the very best locations.
Prices from £2485 per person based on twin occupancy of Standard rooms in low season. Other prices available on request.
Your fly drive includes:
• Round trip scheduled flights
• Intermediate 4 door car hire, including insurances and satellite navigation
• Accommodations as stated
• Personalised Road Book
Day 1 – Arrive Los Angeles
Depart the UK on your chosen scheduled flight to Los Angeles. Upon arrival, collect your rental car and proceed to your hotel.
Hotel: The Garland
Day 2 – Los Angeles
Take the day to explore the many sights and sounds of the Los Angeles area. Downtown Los Angeles, Malibu, West Hollywood, Santa Monica, Beverly Hills and Marina del Rey – the list of possibilities is almost endless!
Hotel: The Garland
Day 3 & 4 – Las Vegas
Today your journey will take you through the middle of the Mojave Desert to Las Vegas. En route, you may want to visit Calico Ghost Town.Viva Las Vegas! Try your luck in the casinos, relax by the pool, explore The ‘Strip’, shop or take in a breathtaking show. Whatever you desire, Las Vegas has it all – and more!
Hotel: Vdara Hotel & Spa
Day 5 – Bryce Canyon
An early departure from Las Vegas takes you via the shore of Lake Mead and through Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon. Explore some of the earth’s most colourful rocks, moulded into spires by years of erosion
Hotel: Best Western Plus Bryce Canyon Grand
Day 6 – Lake Powell
Having marvelled at the splendour of Bryce it’s now time to admire the spectacle of Lake Powell, a man-made lake created when the Glen Canyon Dam was built.
Hotel: Lake Powell Resort
Day 7 – Grand Canyon
Why not start the day with a boat trip on Lake Powell before taking your short drive to the awesome Grand Canyon? Hike to the canyon floor, take a birds’ eye view by helicopter or venture out onto Skywalk, a glass walkway with amazing views into the canyon.
Hotel: Yavapai Lodge
Day 8, 9 & 10 – Scottsdale
Head south through Oak Creek Canyon and the red rock area of Sedona to the Valley of the Sun – Scottsdale. Play golf, relax in the spa or by the pool, or perhaps go shopping. We suggest an early morning flight over the desert by hot air balloon, a memorable way to see the area’s beauty.
Hotel: Hyatt Regency Scottsdale
Day 11 & 12 – Palm Springs
Today’s journey will take you through the high desert areas to Palm Springs and the Palm Springs Desert Resort of Indian Wells, a sun-worshipper’s paradise as well as a golfers oasis! Relax and enjoy the laid-back desert lifestyle. A choice of magnificent dining awaits. Make sure you visit the Aerial Tramway, El Paseo for upscale boutique shopping, take a jeep ride to explore the area’s geological wonders and spend and evening in downtown Palm Springs.
Hotel: Palm Mountain Resort & Spa
Day 13, 14 & 15 – San Diego
Today you leave the desert behind and head for the beautiful Pacific Ocean and the southern California resort of San Diego. Relax and enjoy some California sunshine or visit San Diego Zoo, Sea World or the Old Town State Park. Play some golf or perhaps take to the water to see the city, be sure to spend some time on the beach. With golden sands and warm lapping waters, it’s the perfect way to end truly memorable holiday.
Hotel: Kona Kai Resort & Spa
Day 16 – Journey home
Time for some last minute shopping or sightseeing before you return your rental car to the depot and check-in for your flight to the UK.
Call Crusader Travel today on 020 87440474 to book this amazing offer to The Classic West Fly Drive and for further information.
Azores Liveaboard Philippines
Azores Liveaboard Philippines is the perfect place to explore some of the best diving in the world – we offer three distinct itineraries showcasing parts of the Philippines on schedules only possible by liveaboard.
Our newest itinerary, late December through early March, takes in the wrecks of Coron with the colourful walls of Apo Reef along the way. Guests embark and disembark from our resort in Puerto Galera.
Price from £3599.00 per person including flights & transfers
Our Tubbataha seasons runs from mid-March through early June – explore kilometres in this pristine protected UNESCO World Heritage site located 100 miles offshore and open to diving only 3 months out of the year.
Price from £3842.00 per person including flights & transfers
Dumaguete is our base for the months of June through December and our Visayas Safari is a unique opportunity to take in multiple beautiful islands in one week – something that would take several weeks to do any other way. We also offer special Malapascua “Thresher Shark Trip” from our Dumaguete resort.
Price from £3448.00 per person including flights & transfers
We know there are many who love diving but never had the opportunity to experience the liveaboard lifestyle. Here is your chance. GET YOUR FINS WET AND TRY OUT LIVEABOARD DIVING at a special price on a 7 night holiday that has it all! Whale Sharks, Critter Diving, Incredible Reefs and Magnificent Night Dives. A new world class destination every day!
One special trip only – 14 – 21 July 2018 price from £2694.00 including flights, transfers 3 nights on board Atlantis Azores, 4 nights at Atlantis Dumaguete Resort, all-inclusive and great diving! This is a great opportunity to sample liveaboard diving for just a few hundred pounds more than a land based week.
Call Crusader Travel today on 020 87440474 to book Diving Atlantis Summer Special, Philippines and for further information.
Escorted Tour to Chile Argentina and Patagonia
13 days, 12 nights from £2249.00 per person
Route: London, Santiago, Puerto Natales, Torres del Paine, El Calafate, Buenos Aires, London
This fascinating tour offers a fabulous insight to Patagonia, combining two of South Americas most famous cities, cosmopolitan Santiago with the elegant and vibrant Buenos Aires. Travel through the delightful colonial city of Valparaiso and the contrasting city of ‘the Garden city’ Vina del Mar. Enjoy a once in a lifetime experience of sailing through magnificent glaciers, possibly spotting dolphins and seals and delight at the dominance of the stunning icebergs.
• Fully Escorted tour with tour guide
• Return scheduled flights
• All internal flights
• All internal transportation
• Entry fees to all sights
• Escorted tour financially protected
• Tours of Santiago and Buenos Aires
• Visit the contrasting cities of Valparaiso and Vina del Mar
• Enjoy the stunning Torres del Paine National Park
Chile Argentina & Patagonia Tour have monthly departures, excluding July and August
Day 1: UK to Santiago
Depart London on your scheduled, overnight flight to Santiago, via Sao Paulo.
Day 2: Santiago
On arrival in Chile, you will be met and transferred to your hotel for check-in. In the afternoon commence your tour of vibrant Santiago. Set against a spectacular backdrop of snow-covered Andean peaks this tour takes you to the city’s historic heart, visiting beautiful baroque buildings and the provincial Santa Lucia Hill where Spanish conquistadors founded the city in the 16th century.
Day 3: Santiago
Following breakfast, today is a tale of two cities. Valparaiso is a colonial city presenting an excellent example of late 19th century urban and architectural development in Latin America, considered a World Heritage site by UNESCO. Enjoy a ride on a traditional cable car and delight in the outstanding colours of the cliff top homes, bohemian culture and outstanding sea views. Continue to the coastal city of Vina Del Mar, a sharp contrast to neighbouring Valparaiso, known as the ‘Garden City’, a fascinating and beautiful location where you will enjoy delightfully expansive parks, fabulous architecture and the crystal-clear waters of the Pacific Ocean. There will be an opportunity to visit La Sebastiana museum at an additional fee, famous for inspiring the Chilean Poet Pablo Neruda.
Day 4: Santiago
Today is at leisure for you to explore the energetic and cosmopolitan city of Santiago at your own pace. An optional excursion to the renowned vineyard of Santa Rica will be available.
Day 5: Santiago to Puerto Natales
Following breakfast transfer to Santiago airport for your flight to Punta Arenas. On arrival, you will be met and enjoy a tour of the small isolated city of Punta Arenas. Continue to Puerto Natales, gateway to Parque Nacional Torres del Paine. This quaint town is situated on the shore of the Sound of Ultima Esperanza, once you have checked in to your hotel the rest of the day is at your leisure.
Day 6: Puerto Natales
Today you will board a ship to sail the Channel of Last Hope, marvel at the awe-inspiring glaciers which sharply pierce the ocean from the southern continental ice field. Enjoy the stunning views as you sail past the famous Heritage Building, a slaughterhouse dating back to 1913 before continuing through the Senorat canal. Hopefully, you will catch sight of the Magellan Dolphins, frequent visitors to this area and possibly as a graceful sea lion whilst admiring the Condor birds by a stunning waterfall. You will then disembark for a stroll towards the Serrano glacier along the shores of Tempanos Lagoon and through a native forest, the huge icebergs and amazing landscapes complete an unforgettable day.
• Breakfast & Lunch
Day 7: Torres del Paine
Considered the highlight of your trip, the National Park Torres del Paine is quite simply spectacular, internationally recognised as one of the most unique and beautiful places on the planet. Known for its soaring mountains, lakes, waterfalls and stunning blue icebergs that slice the glaciers and grasslands whilst sheltering rare wildlife such as guanacos. The three granite peaks of the Pane mountain range which dominate the landscape of the park spectacularly extend up to 2,500 metres above sea level. Following your lunch, you will embark on a short hike to the Grey Lake to witness the many icebergs originating from the Grey Glacier.
• Breakfast & Lunch
Day 8: Puerto Natales to El Calafate
After breakfast, you will begin your journey to Argentina stopping for lunch en route. On arrival, you will be met by your local representative to check in at your hotel in El Calafate, the gateway to the Perito Moreno Glacier.
Day 9: El Calafate
The Perito Moreno Glacier is known locally as the 8th Wonder of the World is the planet’s 3rd largest reserve of fresh water and one of the continent’s last advancing glaciers. Your full day tour will leave you in awe of the glaciers unfathomable beauty. Calving icebergs the size of skyscrapers you may witness the glaciers signature movement as they slowly detach.
Day 10: El Calafate
Full day at leisure in El Calafate to relax and unwind.
Day 11: El Calafate to Buenos Aires
Following breakfast transfer to the airport for your flight to the vibrant city of Buenos Aires. You will be met and transferred to your hotel. Evening at leisure.
Day 12: Buenos Aires
Enjoy a morning city tour commencing in the historic Plaza de Mayo, the site of the 1810 revolution and now a hub of political life. From here you will see the Casa Rosada government palace and its famous balcony where Eva Peron used to address the people. Continue to the picturesque and colourful neighbourhood of La Boca with its famous street ‘Caminito’ whose architecture reflects the European influence of the late 19th century. In the evening marvel at a traditional tango, show whilst enjoying dinner. Tango originated in the 1880 ghettos which were populated by Italian and Spanish immigrants, Africans and Gauchos. From this intersection rose the ‘Compadritos’, whose songs, lyrics, and dances reflect ‘el duelo de cuchilleros’, or knife fights characteristic of the social ambience. The tango rose from a mix of Cuban and Spanish rhythms, some polka, and according to some, also a bit of African music.
Day 13: Buenos Aires
Transfer from your hotel to Buenos Aires Airport in time for your flight back to the UK via Sao Paulo, or continue on to your chosen extension.
• Breakfast will always be served at your accommodation each morning during the tour.
• Lunch and Dinner, where included, will be served in local restaurants or at your accommodation.
Call Crusader Travel today on 020 87440474 to book this special offer to Escorted Tour to Chile, Argentina and Patagonia and for further information.
Diving Atlantis Summer Special, Philippines – Book an all-inclusive dive holiday now for a stay between June and September and you’ll save 30%.
Prices from – £1896.00 per person two people sharing including flights, transfers, 7 nights’ accommodation in a deluxe room (double occupancy/twin share), all meals at Toko’s Restaurant, coffee, tea and filtered water, unlimited internet access, unlimited scheduled boat diving (typically 5 dives per day including night diving).
Summertime is a wonderful time for you to visit us at Atlantis Puerto Galera. The sky is crystal clear, the water is calm and delightfully warm (27-29C)
Book an all-inclusive dive holiday now for a stay between June and September and you’ll save 30%.
Puerto Galera is well known for its many scuba diving spots. The area was designated a Man and Biosphere Reserve of UNESCO in 1973 and has some of the most diverse coral reef diving in Asia located at the very heart of the ‘Coral Triangle’. The area also features pocket beaches and stunning tropical scenery.
Atlantis Puerto Galera is beautifully built into the hills of Sabang Beach, with a beautiful beach front location and centrally located minutes from Puerto Galera’s prime dives.
Call Crusader Travel today on 020 87440474 to book Diving Atlantis Summer Special, Philippines and for further information.
Forte Village Resort – Hotel Bougainville
09 June 7 Nights, Half Board from £1824.00 per person, Heathrow Flights and transfers included
Book Now! Only a few rooms available at this price.
Forte Village Resort occupies a private estate of over 100 acres of mature pine trees and fragrant, tropical gardens, on the beautiful stretch of coastline known as Santa Margherita di Pula.
Protected by a range of rugged hills, the resort sits directly beside a beautiful, white sandy beach, lapped by a crystal – clear sea, making it the ideal location for the 8 hotels, 44 suites and 8 villas, the resort has to offer, which include the luxurious Cala Del Forte, Beachcomber and Boasthouse suites.
A professional and dedicated team, providing the utmost care and attention, ensure the enjoyment of both adults and children.
Set in beautiful mature gardens, the new Hotel Bouganville is surrounded by flowers and the lush green macchia of the Mediterranean. This charming hotel is located in the heart of the resort, just a few minutes’ walk from the beach and a step from the main pools, restaurants, entertainment and exclusive shops that surround the piazza.
Guests have a choice of many types of bungalow, all spacious and equipped with every comfort. Some bungalows are of the new generation, others completely renovated.
Each bungalow is extremely airy and has an elegant patio. Some bungalows can be connected to the adjacent bungalow.
Breakfast for the Bouganville is served on the Oasis Pool Terrace, or with a supplement at the Bellavista or the Cavalieri restaurants. Dinner is provided without reservation at the Pineta buffet restaurant (house wine is included at the Pineta), and the Forte Grill. Theme restaurants also available with advance booking and at no extra charge include the Brazilian, and Sardinian restaurants. Gourmet à la carte restaurants need a reservation and supplements apply.
Call Crusader Travel today on 020 87440474 to book Forte Village Resort – Hotel Bougainville and for further information.
Fully Escorted Holyland Tour
Oct 22-27, 2018
Sunday- 21 October 2018 London /Tel Aviv with British Airways
Depart London Heathrow Airport 22:30
Arrive Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport 05:15 (22 Oct)
Monday-Oct 22 2018 Ben Gurion Airport / Tiberias/ Caesarea / Muhraka / Megiddo / Acre
Early arrival at Ben Gurion Airport, where you will be met by our representative and meet your guide and driver.
Leave the airport and drive via Tel-Aviv and along the coastal plain to Caesarea, once the Roman capital of the region; visit the excavations of the ancient city, the Roman theatre and aqueduct. Breakfast en route
Proceed to Muhraka, the site of confrontation between Elijah and the prophets of Baal; enjoy the spectacular view of the Jezreel valley and the lower Galilee . Continue to Megiddo, identified as the site of Armageddon; learn the impressive history of this battle field as you visit the archaeological excavations including the well-preserved water supply system. Onto Acre to visit the remarkable underground Crusader City and crypt; walk through the Old City recognized by UNESCO as world heritage site , the local market and harbor .
Overnight in Nazarethz.
Tuesday-Oct 23 2018 Tiberias / Capernaum / Banias
After a short tour of Tiberias, enjoy a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee; visit the Yigal Alon center where the “Jesus boat”, an ancient fishing boat from the 1st century, is displayed. Continue to Capernaum to visit the remains of the 2nd century synagogue. Stop at Tabgha, the site of the Miracle of Fish and Loaves, and visit the Church of Multiplication with its 4th century mosaic floor. Proceed to Mount of Beatitudes, the place where Jesus delivered the sermon on the mount. Drive to the Banias Springs and tour the Golan heights.
Overnight in Nazareth.
Wednesday-Oct 24 2018 Cana / Nazareth / Beit Shean
Drive to Cana to visit the Wedding Church, where Jesus performed his first miracle turning water into wine. Continue to Nazareth to visit the Church of Annunciation, Joseph’s workshop and Mary’s well. Proceed to Yardenit, the baptismal site on the Jordan river; next, stop at Beit Shean to visit the newly excavated Roman city and amphitheatre . Drive along the Jordan valley to Jerusalem. Overnight in Jerusalem.
Thursday-Oct 25 2018 Jerusalem (Old City)
Drive to Mount of Olives for a panoramic view of the city; visit the Church of All Nations, King David’s Tomb and Room of Last Supper on Mt. Zion. Enter the Old City ; walk through the Cardo, the ancient roman road; visit the Christian quarters; view the Temple Mount; walk along the Via Dolorosa and the oriental Bazaar to visit the Church of Holy Sepulchre. Next, drive to the Garden Tomb and enjoy the beautiful gardens and peaceful ambiance.
Overnight in Jerusalem.
Friday-Oct 26 2018 Jerusalem (New City) / Bethlehem*
Drive to Ein Karem to visit the Church of Visitation; Proceed to Bethlehem, birthplace of Jesus; visit Shepherds’ field; walk through Manger Square to visit the remarkable Church of Nativity. Return to Jerusalem. Overnight in Jerusalem.
Saturday-Oct 27 2018 Jerusalem / Ben Gurion Airport/ London
Transfer to Ben Gurion Airport for departure on board British Airways.
Depart Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport 16:45
Arrive London Heathrow Airport 20:05
Per person in a twin/double from £1,130.00
Single supplement from £185.00
Quote includes the following services:
• Airport assistance on arrival AT BG airport by Diesenhaus representative
• Arrival & departure transfers with guide
• Touring in Deluxe air-conditioned bus as per itinerary
• All touring with an English speaking guide
• 5 nights’ accommodation in above hotels on HB.
• Entrance to sites as per itinerary
• Porterage at Apt & hotels
• Hat & map
– 5 breakfasts at hotels
– 5 dinners at hotels
– 1 breakfast en-rout 22 October
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