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It’s not too late for a summer family adventure

2nd July 2014 Print
Bath time!

There is no need to panic if you have yet to book the family summer holiday; Adventure holiday expert Families Worldwide still has plenty of options including the following…

Swahili Coast & Safari days in Tanzania from £2599 per adult

Nothing can describe the thrill of seeing animals including lion, zebra, elephant and possibly a cheetah in their own back yard. Highlights of the 11-day Swahili Coast & Safari trip to Tanzania include safari drives in open-sided vehicles in the Selous and Saadani National Parks, a visit to a Masai village and a local orphanage, and staying in ‘Bandas’ right on the beach. The trip ca also be extended with a few days on the spice island of Zanzibar. The holiday departs on 13, 27 July & 10, 24 August and costs from £2149 per child (age 7+), £2599 per adult. This includes flights, all transportation, 7 nights’ accommodation, most meals, activities and a tour leader.

Ceylon Discovery Family Adventure – 15 days from £ 1949 per adult

Known as Buddha’s Island, Sri Lanka is a country of enormous variety. With its amazing 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 the two week Ceylon Discovery include the caves & 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 26 July & 16 August and costs from £1849 per child (age 5+), £1949 per adult, which includes flights, all transportation, 12 nights’ B&B (plus 1 lunch and 3 dinners) & a tour leader.

Family Adventure in Costa Rica – 13 days from £2449 pp

Costa Rica is a country rich in rainforest and incredible animal life; it is also home to 10% of the entire planet’s butterfly population. Highlights of the 14-day Rainforest & Volcanoes trip include exploring a rainforest canopy, guided hikes, volcano climbing, a boat trip to Tortuguero National Park and a meeting with the Maleku tribe. Optional activities include white-water rafting and zip wire flying. The trip departs on 2 & 16 August and costs from £2329 per child (min. age 5), £2449 per adult which includes flights, all transportation, 11 nights’ accommodation, some meals and the services of a tour leader.

Family Adventure in Sicily – one week from £1299 per adult

The eight-day Discover Sicily holiday has an action-packed itinerary that includes walking through canyons and gorges, exploring castles and ancient theatres from Greek and Roman times, spending a day on a farm – helping to feed the animals and sow crops – making a pot and discovering the grottos and craters on Mount Etna. The holiday departs on 26 July and 23 August and costs from £1279 per child (7+) £1299 per adult which includes flights, all land transportation, 7-nights’ B&B in a farmhouse, activities and the services of a tour leader.

Land-only prices are available for those who prefer to make their own flight arrangements.

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