Brightwater Holidays has added seven brand new long-haul adventures to its portfolio for 2023.
Ranging in duration from eight to 17 days, these tours include return flights from London, all accommodation throughout, all visits as per the itinerary, local travel aboard a private air-conditioned coach, the services of a professional Tour Manager and a local guide, and meals as per each individual itinerary. They all include free access to executive airport lounges and two of the tours include free guide books. The Birdwatching in Tanzania holiday also has no single supplement, making it ideal for solo travellers. If guests book by 31st May 2022, they can enjoy savings of up to £300pp.
The new long-haul tours offer a wealth of bucket-list experiences, from a game drive in the Serengeti National Park where chances of spotting the ‘Big 5’ are strong to a memorable cruise around Sydney Harbour complete with a chef-designed menu and wine pairings. Elsewhere, guests can spend an entire day at the Philadelphia Flower Show, explore species of the Patagonian steppes in the Torres del Paine National Park and enjoy a whale-watching tour in Western Canada.
Arts and Gardens of Philadelphia & New York
Highlights on this tour include a day at the Philadelphia Flower Show, a tour of the Met Cloisters and visits to the Philadelphia Museum of Modern Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Frick Collection and the New York Botanical Gardens.
Departs 4th March, 8 days from £2,795pp | Free airport lounge access
Australian Gardens, Landscapes & Iconic Cities with Mike Nelhams
This holiday begins with a stopover in Singapore, which includes a visit to the iconic horticultural attraction Gardens by the Bay. Upon arrival in Australia, guests explore the Blue Mountains, Melbourne’s Botanic Gardens and a selection of fabulous private gardens, and there’s a guided tour of the Sydney opera house. They will also enjoy a cruise around Sydney Harbour complete with a chef-designed menu and wine pairings.
Departs 7th November, 14 days from £6,195pp | Free airport lounge access
Chile – A Botanical Adventure
This journey travels from Santiago through coastal forests to Torres del Paine National Park, and visits sites that include the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve of La Campana National Park, Quebrada del Tigre and Parque Andino Juncal, which is a project in ecological conservation and sustainable tourism. There is also an optional four-day pre-tour extension to the Atacama desert available for this holiday.
Departs 7th January and 7th October, 17 days from £7,495 | Free airport lounge access
Gardens and Wildlife of Western Canada
Enjoy visits to some of the finest private gardens in Vancouver and Victoria along with a whale-watching experience and a chance to explore the dramatic Capilano suspension bridge, which spans 140 metres across the Capilano River at a height of 70 metres.
15th September, 10 days from £4,095pp | Free airport lounge access
Gardens of Barbados
This very laid-back tour takes in the beauty of Barbados while exploring its wildlife and flora. Visits include the Andromeda Botanical Gardens, George Washington House and Hunte’s Garden. Guests will also explore Harrison’s Cave, take a scenic ride on the heritage railway and discover the Tropical Gardens that are home to over 20,000 orchids.
Departs 1st February, 7th June and 1st October, 9 days from £2,895pp | Free airport lounge access
Birdwatching in Costa Rica
A tour that has been designed to cover a range of habitats and therefore offer the chance to see as many different birds as possible, enjoy a chance to travel from the highlands – home to the iconic Resplendent Quetzal – to the lowland Caribbean region and the Pacific coast. Visits include La Selva Biological Research Station, the Carara National Park and Los Quetzales National Park.
Departs 7th February, 13 days from £3,845pp | Free airport lounge access and free book, Birds of Costa Rica
Birdwatching in Tanzania – zero single supplement to pay
This tour offers not only the chance of wonderful birdwatching but also other exceptional wildlife experiences. Enjoy a game drive in the Serengeti National Park, where chances of glimpsing the ‘Big 5’ are strong; descend into the Ngorongoro Crater, the world’s largest caldera; and spot birds and animals in the Tarangire Natinonal Park, including elephants and antelopes. This tour includes a free book, the Field Guide to Birds of East Africa.
Departs 23rd May, 11 days from £4,395pp | No single supplement | Free airport lounge access and free book, Field Guide to Birds of East Africa
View a digital version of our new 2023 long haul brochure here: https://issuu.com/specialistjourneys/docs/bwh-173_long_haul_issuu