Avanti Global – Cultural Exposure

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Exciting vacations in incomparable destinations that offer the opportunity to expose your clients to local cultures and tantalizing cuisine.
• Hand-picked accommodations – from comfortable to deluxe, from boutique to posh

• Off-the-beaten path sightseeing and cultural experiences

• Specialty options like a cooking lesson with a local

• A wide variety of private and shared options
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Koya-San Dordogne
KOYA-SAN
2 Days/1 Night from $149*
3 Days/2 Nights from $295*
HIGHLIGHTS OF DORDOGNE
3 Days/2 Nights from $449*

This fascinating UNESCO World Heritage Site gives you the opportunity to overnight at a temple lodge.

Includes: 1 or 2 Nights Accommodations; Entrance to the Various Buddhist Functions; Daily Breakfast and Dinner

Immerse yourself in historical culture in charming Sarlat, your base for exploring the prehistoric sites of the region.

Includes: 2 Nights Accommodations; Private Sarlat Walking Tour; Art of the Caves & Lascaux II Tour; Daily Breakfast

chiang-mai bologna
CHIANG MAI
Northern Thailand Charm

3 Days/2 Nights from $475*
HIGHLIGHTS OF BOLOGNA
The Rich, the Wise, the Fat

3 Days/2 Nights from $595*
This natural escape from the pace of city life has fabulous food and exceptional exploration opportunities from grand monasteries to the lavish countryside of northern Thailand.

Includes: Roundtrip Airport transfers; 2 Nights Accommodations; Private Adventure Elephant Safari and Bamboo Raft Tour; Private Doi Inthanon National Park and the Hilltribe Villages Tour; Daily Breakfast

Explore Bologna and discover the meaning behind its nickname “The rich, the wise and the fat.” Bologna’s riches come from its many important industries, including Italy’s famous luxury cars.

Includes: Roundtrip transfers from the Bologna Rail Station; 2 Nights Bologna; Private Art & Gourmet Walking Tour; Dinner at the Famous “Il Pappagallo” Restaurant; Daily Breakfast

pamplona nazca
PAMPLONA:
The Running of the Bulls

4 Days/3 Nights from $1,085*
MYSTERIOUS NAZCA LINES
& BALLESTAS ISLANDS

3 Days/2 Nights from $1,289*

The package for the adventure-seeker in all of us at Pamplona’s world-famous Running of the Bulls (Fiesta de San Fermin). You’ll have a bird’s eye view of the run from a balcony overlooking the streets in Old Town. With ample free time, you’ll be able to relax in your hotel or join in the celebration as you wish.

Includes: 3 Nights Hotel Iruña; Pamplona Balcony Rental to Watch the Running of the Bulls (One Morning) + Local Guide; Daily Breakfast

Explore the mysteries and wonders of southern Peru by land, air, and sea. Fly over the Nazca Lines and take a boat tour of the Ballestas Islands, home to over 150 species of marine birds.

Includes: All Transfers + Deluxe Motor Coach Lima-Paracas; 2 Nights Paracas; Nazca Lines Overflight; Private Tambo Colorado Ruins; Ballestas Islands Tour; Pisco Route Tour with Lunch; Daily Breakfast

cartagena nicaragua
CULTURAL CARTAGENA:
The People and Their Food

4 Days/3 Nights from $1,295*
NICARAGUA SHORT AND SWEET: Managua, Granada, & Southern Pacific Beaches
8 Days/7 Nights from $2,495*
Rich in traditions, Colombia’s thriving cultural heart never skips a beat.

Includes: Roundtrip Airport Transfers; 3 Nights Accommodations; City and Monuments Tour; Cooking Demonstration & Dinner; Home-Hosted Dinner; Real Food Real Places & People Tour; Boquilla Mangroves Tour; Daily Breakfast

Deep culture, cobblestone streets, pristine beaches, and volcanic scenery welcome you to Nicaragua.

Includes: Air & Ground Transfers; 1 Night Managua; Managua City and Granada Tour with Boat Ride + Lunch; 3 Nights Granada; Chocolate Cooking Class, Artisan Market & Masaya Volcano Tour + Lunch; Mombacho Volcano Tour + Lunch; 3 Nights Southern Pacific Beaches; Daily Breakfast

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FLAVORS OF CHINA: Beijing, Xian, Chengdu, & Shanghai
12 Days/11 Nights from $4,865*
On this delicious journey, you will taste your way through the country’s exotic culture and ancient history. Learn to cook local dishes, visit a famous night market to see savory and strange offerings, try your hand at dumpling making, see the only city in Asia to have a UNESCO City of Gastronomy designation, test your spicy limits with Sichuan cuisine, enjoy an interactive hot pot meal, and much more including gorging yourself on delectable dim sum!

Includes: Private Driver & Guides + Arrival Meet & Greet; All Private Ground Transfers & Domestic Air; 4 Nights Beijing; Beijing City tour; Wet Market Tour + Cooking Class; Local Night Food Markets Tour + Wangfujing Eat Street + Tastings; Temple of Heaven Martial Arts & Dance Visit; Summer Palace Tour; The Great Wall Mutianyu Tour + Lunch; Tofu Making Class in Mutianyu Villager’s Home; Xian City Wall + Muslim Quarter Night Market Tour; 2 Nights Xian; Terracotta Warriors Tour + Lunch; Small Wild Goose Pagoda Tour; Dumpling Class at De Fa Chang Restaurant; Hanyangling Museum Tour; Giant Panda Research & Breeding Center Visit; Hot Pot Dinner in Kuanzhai Xiangzi District; 2 Nights Chengdu; Sichuan Chili Bean Paste Factory Visit; Museum of Sichuan Cuisine Cooking Class; Wenshu Temple Tour + Local Tea Ceremony; 3 Nights Shanghai; Bund Walking Tour + Shanghai Cuisine Banquet; Old Town & Yuyuan Garden Tour + Dim Sum Lunch; Shanghai World Financial Center Visit; Taste of Daily Life Tour; Kitchen Cooking Studio – Dumpling Making Class; Daily Breakfast

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*Land Only – All airfare is additional unless otherwise noted. Prices are per person, double
occupancy and subject to hotel availability. Price may vary slightly by month of travel.
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Christmas Markets in Germany

Winter in Germany, especially between our Thanksgiving and Christmas Eve is a special time of year. It’s where visitors get to meet with the locals, enjoy regional specialties and celebrate the holidays and culture of the region. Almost every city and town in Germany has at least one Christmas market and many have several or more.

Avanti has created a few special packages this year and you should definitely check them out here

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Order Avanti’s 2016 Central and South America Brochures

Now Available – Order Today!
Essence of Central & South America 2016
Our 2016 Essence of Central and South America brochure is ready to order! Please be advised that brochures will no longer be auto-mailed to your agency, so take a moment to request your shipment today. You can also opt to read or download a copy of our brochure from our website. Either way, you’ll find many inspiring travel options as we’ve added 93 new products including suggested itineraries, sightseeing tours, hotels and transfers.
To order your brochure today please click the button below.
Avanti is excited to announce the availability of our newest Latin America-focused brochure
and the addition of two new countries for 2016. Honduras and El Salvador offer unique
opportunities perfect for pairing with our tried and true product line.
NEW ADVENTURES IN PARADISE
HONDURAS – Roatan NICARAGUA – Corn Islands
4 days/3 nights from $429 pp 4 days/3 nights from $819 pp
Adventure seekers and beach lovers
find paradise on this magical island
located off the coast of Honduras where
everything from zip-lining to diving in
crystal-clear waters can be found.
An hour flight from Managua, you
are transported to the Corn Islands,
a laid-back, secluded paradise lined
with white-sand beaches and
thick jungles.

Give us a call about these and other exciting destinations: 1 (800) 422 5053
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USTOA Living Local with Kelley Ferro: Day Trips from Cartagena, Colombia

Cartagena de Indias, Colombia is an extraordinary seaside city where modern and age-old cultures blend together, radiating a vibrant energy that is transparent in the people, food, art, and culture. Join travel expert, video journalist and contributor to Tripfilms.com Kelley Ferro as she journeys through Cartagena meeting locals, learning to dance salsa, and much more with USTOA member Avanti Destinations.

In this, the fifth and final in a series of videos, we get an overview of exciting day trips one can take from Cartagena!

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USTOA Living Local with Kelley Ferro: Shopping in Cartagena, Colombia

Cartagena de Indias, Colombia is an extraordinary seaside city where modern and age-old cultures blend together, radiating a vibrant energy that is transparent in the people, food, art, and culture. Join travel expert, video journalist and contributor to Tripfilms.com Kelley Ferro as she journeys through Cartagena meeting locals, learning to dance salsa, and much more with USTOA member Avanti Destinations.

In this, the fourth in a series of videos, we get a tour of the all the shopping options around town!

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Day 2: Travel with David Cogswell and Avanti to Salvador da Bahia, Brazil!

Tonight begins the independent part of my trip, four more nights in Salvador on my own. I will not be bound to any schedule, but I also won’t have the support of an expert Salvadorian at my side as I explore the city…

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Travel with David Cogswell and Avanti to Salvador da Bahia, Brazil!

David is a writer for TravAlliance and with Embratur (Brazil Tourism Office), LATAM Airline Group and Avanti Destinations, he’s going to be reporting on his trip. This is the first article of several that we’ll be sharing with you.

David Cogswell in Salvador

Click the image to read the article!

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USTOA Living Local with Kelley Ferro: Nightlife in Cartagena, Colombia

Cartagena de Indias, Colombia is an extraordinary seaside city where modern and age-old cultures blend together, radiating a vibrant energy that is transparent in the people, food, art, and culture. Join travel expert, video journalist and contributor to Tripfilms.com Kelley Ferro as she journeys through Cartagena meeting locals, learning to dance salsa, and much more with USTOA member Avanti Destinations.

In this, the third in a series of videos, we get an exclusive eye on the exciting nightlife!

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USTOA Living Local with Kelley Ferro: Food in Cartagena, Colombia

Cartagena de Indias, Colombia is an extraordinary seaside city where modern and age-old cultures blend together, radiating a vibrant energy that is transparent in the people, food, art, and culture. Join travel expert, video journalist and contributor to Tripfilms.com Kelley Ferro as she journeys through Cartagena meeting locals, learning to dance salsa, and much more with USTOA member Avanti Destinations.

In this, the second in a series of videos, we get the delicious details on what it’s like to shop, cook, and eat like a local!

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USTOA Living Local with Kelley Ferro: Cartagena, Colombia

Cartagena de Indias, Colombia is an extraordinary seaside city where modern and age-old cultures blend together, radiating a vibrant energy that is transparent in the people, food, art, and culture. Join travel expert, video journalist and contributor to Tripfilms.com Kelley Ferro as she journeys through Cartagena meeting locals, learning to dance salsa, and much more with USTOA member Avanti Destinations.

In this, the first in a series of videos, we get an overview of Kelley’s experience in, and with the people of, Cartagena. Scrumptious food, receptive locals and incomparable colonial architecture, oh my! Let this Caribbean gem take you back to another time!

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