Entries tagged: itineraries

Inca Explorer

Inca Explorer

Ker & Downey’s Inca Explorer melds the traces of ancient cultures with the traditions still thriving in a modern Peru over twelve days in the eclectic region. Explore all that Peru has to offer with this 12-day itinerary. After spending your first night in Lima, your adventure into the history of the country begins in the Sacred Valley, aptly named for its concentration of the country’s oldest and most remarkable ruins. Rio Sagrado, next to the winding Urubamba River, is the gateway to these sites where you will capture a unique snapshot of everyday life in the fertile region. Venture […]

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Welcome to Kiwi Country

Welcome to Kiwi Country

It’s got mountains, beaches, fjords, and heart-pounding adrenaline junkie citizens; with a mixed bag like New Zealand, there’s something for everyone. Pack, plan, and go with us for one heck of an adventure. Grasmere Lodge, The Southern Alps Amidst rolling pastures, backed by towering ranges and punctuated by stands of beech and evergreen you will find the historic Grasmere Lodge. Built in 1853, the original homestead still stands at the heart of this impressive lodge, a hub of activity and effortless relaxation in New Zealand’s quiet countryside. Travel off-road to remote vantages at the station, points varied in elevation but consistently striking […]

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The Faces of Stone

The Faces of Stone

Easter Island is one of those remote places that many people simply just don’t visit. Ker & Downey makes it possible to explore this little island 2,000 miles from nowhere on Majestic Chile, the experiential journey of a lifetime. Traveling to the world’s remotest places carries the overtones of a pilgrimage. It takes time, it takes determination, and it takes faith–that at the destination, you’ll encounter not just a place, but the spirit of a place. It’s a chance, in a secular world, to have a close brush with the sacred. Easter Island is one such pilgrimage place. It lies […]

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The Mystery and Beauty of Majestic Chile

From the verdant wine country to the barren Atacama Desert, Chile is a country of diverse landscape and endless surprises. Discover Majestic Chile, an 11-day journey throughout the country’s many personalities, where ample adventure and experiential travel await. Colchagua Valley Wine Country – Casa Lapostolle Residence Learn about the growing Chilean wine industry in Santa Cruz, staying adjacent to the Clos Apalta Winery. The Colchagua Valley vineyards boast some of the country’s most revered Cabernet Sauvignons, Merlots, Carménères and Syrahs. Tour the wineries that craft these fine wines for tastings, and discover pre-Hispanic artifacts and history in the valley’s museum. […]

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Discover the Wonders of New Zealand

From the snow-capped Southern Alps to the undulating farmlands, New Zealand is an exhibition of natural wonder and adventure that will capture your imagination. It’s no wonder that the Lord of the Rings trilogy was filmed in this diverse, magical country. Embark on Ker & Downey’s latest experiential travel offering: the Wonders of New Zealand. This 11-night itinerary showcases the best of the two-island nation, with unforgettable treks, breathtaking scenery and exclusive accommodations included. Treetops Lodge & Estate – Rotorua, North Island Nestled on 2,500 acres of native old-growth forest, the picturesque Treetops Lodge and Estate invites you to relax […]

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BESPOKE Magazine Fall 2010 – Travel to India with Ker & Downey

It’s high time to dump those preconceived notions of India. Ker & Downey has wandered the cities, gone on safari in Kipling’s treasured jungles, marveled at the regal palaces and driven clear into the desert to bring you the very best of experiential travel in India. Download the latest issue of BESPOKE Magazine and discover what awaits in India’s paradise. From the majesty of resplendent palaces to the rugged wonders of the medieval forts, explore India’s Forts and Palaces on an unforgettable 14-day journey. With local historians and the knowledge of Ker & Downey’s experts as your guide, you will […]

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Holiday Travel: Beyond Safaris with Ker & Downey

Believe it or not, the winter holidays are right around the corner. It is never too soon to begin planning for an unforgettable family vacation, and Ker & Downey’s many destinations and itinerary options will ensure that you find the perfect trip for you and your loved ones. Ramses to the Rift: Egypt and Kenya Our latest itinerary is a nine-day jaunt through the best of Egypt and the wonder of Kenya’s Masai Mara. Set off to see the Pyramids, the Sphinx and more wonders of the ancient world in Cairo while staying at the banks of the Nile. Continue […]

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Explore the Galapagos Islands for Less

The Galapagos Islands – the captivating archipelago off of Ecuador’s west coast, home to a vast number of endemic species of flora and fauna. The 19 volcanic islands were the first of the world’s marvels to be named a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Ker & Downey’s Galapagos Getaway brings you to this enchanting corner of the globe in a rich 7-day journey. As part of the Luxury for Less collection, the Galapagos Getaway is ideal for families and those looking for a speedy trip without compromising on quality and comfort. Aboard the M/V Galapagos Legend, you will cruise between the […]

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Discover Kerala and Southern India’s Emerald Backwater

Beyond the Taj Mahal and the tiger safaris, India’s southern coast is alive with endless emerald rice paddies and spice fields, rural groves of palms, quaint fishing communities and thousands of migratory birds. This is God’s Own Country – Kerala, the coastal state in southwestern India. Named as one of the “Ten Paradises of the World” and “Top 50 Places of a Lifetime” by National Geographic Traveler, Kerala embodies a refreshing tropical paradise far from the country’s busier cities. Take a tour of Kerala’s crystalline marsh and watery web on Glimpses of Kerala, Ker & Downey’s latest tour. Experiential travel […]

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Escape Down Under when you Travel to Australia

The Land Down Under is a land full of wonder, with national parks, remote wilderness experiences, bustling modern cities and quiet beach retreats making up the diverse country. Get a taste of it all with Ker & Downey’s Escape Down Under – a 13-day experiential travel journey through the best and brightest of Australia. Start by spending two nights in the Park Hyatt Sydney, taking in incredible views of the famous Harbor Bridge and the Sydney Opera House from your hotel window. The outback is next at Ayers Rock in Australia’s central red heartland. You will stay in one of […]

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