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Easter family adventure

10th March 2014 Print
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If you’re fed up with all the rain and are thinking about taking the family off for an exciting adventure holiday this Easter, Families Worldwide still has spaces on a variety of its diverse, action-packed trips including the following:

Discover Vesuvius & Pompeii – 8 days from £1179 per adult

The 8-day Vesuvius & Pompeii trip departs 6 or 13 April. Based in Sorrento the family will be perfectly positioned to visit some of Italy's finest ancient sites, pretty coastline and tiny islands. Highlights include uncovering the secrets of Pompeii, a trek up Mount Vesuvius and a visit to the volcanic museum. Plus a boat ride to Capri to discover the dramatic scenery on a cruise around the island and a drive along the Amalfi Coast before heading for the hills for a walk and lunch. There is also an optional trip to Naples or a visit to the preserved Roman ruins of Herculaneum. In Sorrento there will be a chance to cook pasta with the hotel's chef. The holiday costs from £1159 per child (5+) and £1179 per adult which includes flights, all transportation, 7 nights’ B&B (plus 1 lunch), activities & a tour leader.

Taj & Tigers – 11 days from £1649 per adult

The 11-day Taj and Tigers trip to India departs 5 April and highlights will include an exploration of the pink city of Jaipur, a city tour of Old Delhi and a tiger safari in the famous Ranthambhore National Park. There will also be a visit to the Taj Mahal at sunrise, an elephant ride following a visit to the Amber Fort, a rickshaw ride and a Bollywood film and puppet show. The holiday costs from £1549 per child (min. age 5) and £1649 per adult which includes flights, all transportation, 9 nights’ accommodation, some meals, activities as detailed on the itinerary and the services of a tour leader.

Easter adventure in the Himalaya – 13 days from £1879 per adult

Soak up the sights, sounds, colours and atmosphere of Nepal, whilst surrounded by the world’s most spectacular scenery on the 13-day Himalayan Adventure departing 6 April. Commencing in Kathmandu, highlights of the packed itinerary include pottery making, village visits, white-water rafting, hiking & camping in the Annapurna foothills, the Royal Chitwan NP, bathing elephants and a Tharu Stick Dance with local villagers. The holiday costs from £1729 per child (min. age 5), £1879 per adult which includes flights, all transportation, 11 nights’ accommodation most meals and the services of a tour leader.

Ceylon Discovery Family Adventure – 15 days from £ 1899 per adult

Known as Buddha’s Island, Sri Lanka (previously called Ceylon) is a country of enormous variety. With its history of early Buddhism, lush green forests and jungle, cool highlands, ornate temples, wonderful food and friendly people, it’s an ideal destination for a family adventure. Highlights of Families Worldwide’s Ceylon Discovery include the caves and temple at Dambulla, a cycle ride through local villages (plus a cookery lesson), climbing the rock at Sigiriya, a city tour of Kandy, a game drive in the Uda Walawe NP, a visit to a tea plantation and chilling on the beach at Galle. The holiday departs on 3 August and costs from £1799 per child (age 5+), £1899 per adult, which includes flights, all transportation, 12 nights’ B&B (plus 1 lunch and 3 dinners) & a tour leader.

All holidays are available with ‘land only’ prices for those who prefer to book their own flights.

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