COLLETTE VACATIONS HAS RESUMED OPERATING ESCORTED TOURS!
2020 & 2021
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AFRICA - ANTARTICA - ASIA - AUSTRALIA - EUROPE - MIDDLE EAST - NORTH AMERICA - SOUTH AMERICA
Collette Vacations resumed travel last week with their first tour since the suspension of service. There have been no incidents as the 33 excited travelers continue to have a great time on their South Dakota tour. Currently, Collette is running six tours in July & August and will add additional tours as they determine it is safe to do so. These tours are:National Parks of America-Experience the grandeur of the American West as you explore five fantastic national parks on this exciting journey. Relish overnight stays in a lodge nestled in the heart of Yellowstone and in a National Historic Landmark inside the Grand Canyon. Enjoy a breakfast cruise on Lake Powell. Marvel at the magnitude and color of Zion’s cliffs. Enjoy 2-night stays in Salt Lake City and Jackson Hole. Drive through the incredible Bighorn Mountains and the great Sioux Nations Territory before seeing Mt. Rushmore and Crazy Horse Monument. Meet a local Lakota Native American at dinner and learn about their fascinating way of life, past and present. Gain new appreciation of the great outdoors on this journey that takes you from the Grand Canyon to Mount Rushmore National Memorial and everywhere in between.Spotlight on South Dakota-Discover the spirit of the American West. Visit magnificent Mt. Rushmore. See Crazy Horse Memorial, the world’s largest mountain sculpture still in progress. Journey through the natural beauty of Badlands National Park and stop to browse at Wall Drug. Explore the legends of the city of Deadwood, home to Wild Bill Hickok and Calamity Jane. Travel to the legendary Black Hills and see the American prairie as it was 300 years ago. Travel the backcountry of Custer State Park and along the impressive Needles Highway lined with famous granite spires. Discover the fascinating history and stories of the Lakota and Sioux through a Native American chronicler and visits to Tatanka: Story of the Bison and the High Plains Heritage Center. Marvel at Devil’s Tower, the country’s first National Monument. Colorado Rockies-Experience the majesty of the Colorado Rockies, four National Parks and two historic trains that celebrate the can-do spirit of the Old West. Marvel at the diversity and majesty of Arches and Canyonlands National Parks. Journey on the Royal Gorge Route Railroad through the Colorado Rockies. Climb aboard an 1881steam train for a journey through the San Juan Mountains. The choice is yours to drive through the ancient culture of the Ancestral Puebloans at Mesa Verde National Park (UNESCO) or join a National Park Ranger on a short hike down the canyon into one of the cliff dwellings. Enjoy an authentic farm-to-table dinner on a 450 acre, family-owned ranch. From towering peaks to deep canyons and Old West towns to dynamic cities, a region of contrasting beauty and charm awaits. America’s Cowboy Country-Visit Yellowstone, Grand Teton National Park, Mt. Rushmore and the Crazy Horse Memorial on this great American adventure. Spend two nights in the cowboy town of Jackson Hole, Wyoming, the crown jewel of the Northern Rockies. Experience the Wild West as it once was at Yellowstone National Park, home to an incredible array of wildlife and Old Faithful. Search for free-ranging herds of buffalo in Custer State Park. Check off one of life’s must-dos with the thrill of seeing Old Faithful erupt. Marvel at Grand Teton National Park’s towering peaks, marked with mountain glaciers. Soak in stunning views of Mt. Rushmore and the Crazy Horse Memorials. Painted Canyons of the West-Trek across the Southwest as you take in the sienna-colored canyons, towering spires and desert landscapes found in Utah’s five national parks. The backdrop of Denver’s Rocky Mountains is the starting point of your journey. Among vistas that evoke the spirit of the Old West, marvel at the unspoiled beauty of Utah’s five national parks, crossing its byways from Arches to Canyonlands to Dead Horse, Zion, and Bryce National Park. In Colorado’s wine country, dine with new friends and enjoy a tasting at a family-run winery. Stay on the Colorado River in Moab and have a full day in Zion to explore. Discover the bright lights and glitz of Vegas. This is America the beautiful. Icelandic Adventure (US travel to Iceland is allowed.)-Set out on a small group journey that reveals Iceland’s adventurous landscapes and cultural heritage. Explore old town Reykjavik during a walking tour. Witness the stunning Golden Circle first hand. See Thingvellir National Park and the unbelievable Gullfoss waterfall. Immerse yourself in Iceland’s great outdoors with a 3-night stay in a remote, countryside farmhouse. Enjoy the opportunity to ride an Icelandic horse through the countryside -OR- join a local guide for a photography experience featuring this enigmatic creature. Go whale watching in Skjalfandi Bay with specialized RIB zodiac boats. Travel the Diamond Circle and spend time at Lake Myvatn before taking a dip in the nearby Nature Baths. Explore the Dimmuborgir Lava Formations and the Skútustaðagígar pseudo-craters. Learn about the traditional methods of catching and preserving Greenland shark before trying a taste. Climb aboard a mountain truck to explore the Snæfellsjökull glacier immortalized in Jules Verne’s Journey to the Center of the Earth. Savor Icelandic delicacies during an exclusive tasting while being immersed in uninterrupted mountain scenery. Choose between a guided hike to a glacier -OR- a walk through a rugged lava field. Complete your tour with a dip in the famous Blue Lagoon.
Whether you decide to travel now or in the future, Collette’s new On Tour Wellness Protocols ensure your safety. Please contact us for more details.
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