Saga's Hot List for 2017

Tuesday 13 December 2016

Saga’s list of top destinations for next year’s adventure

As 2017 fast approaches, Saga has taken a look at the destinations to watch out for next year.

Maria Whiteman, Managing Director Saga Holidays says;

‘Today’s over 50s are constantly seeking out new adventures and experiences but want some inspiration to help them make sure they stay ahead of  any emerging travel trends. However, it’s not always just about finding new Countries to explore it’s also about helping people find that little something different about the places they have always loved’.

NEW: Where Steppe and Mountain Meet
This exclusive new tour offers a different kind of adventure, discovering the cultures of Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan, stripping away the enigma of these fascinating countries. The tour has it all with stunning alpine scenery, mysterious ancient kingdoms, modern cities, snow crested mountains, lush valleys and otherworldly gorges.  If one adventure is not enough then this tour can also be combined with the ever popular Uzbekistan: Heart of the Silk route tour.
12 nights from £2399 departing London Heathrow on April 13, May 11 and 18, Sep 14 and 28 and Oct 12, 2017.

New: The Cape Revisited (South Africa)
South Africa remains an extremely popular choice for 2017 and this new 16 night tour introduces passengers to its Western Cape, offering the chance to see another side to this diverse country. From game drives in the Aquila Game Reserve to wine and chocolate tasting in the Wine lands, this tour offers a whole host of experiences.
16 nights from £1999 departing London Gatwick, on Mar 23, Apr 20, May 11, June 1, July 6, Aug 31, Sep 7 and 14, Oct 5 and 19 and Nov 16, 2017.Regional departures are also available.

New: Heritage of the Leeward Islands
This tour shows there is more to the popular Caribbean than just sunbathing and swimming! Discover three enchanting islands and discover a wealth of British colonial heritage and outstanding natural beauty. Spend the first six nights in Antigua and the second seven nights in St Kitts, where there is an included excursion to the small and fascinating volcanic island of Nevis.
14 nights from £2549 departing London Gatwick, on Feb 5, March 5, Apr 23, May 7, Jun 4, Sep 17, Oct 15 and Nov 19, 2017.

New: Through the Heart of Sweden
Offering the best of both worlds, our cruise and stay packages are proving extremely popular. This new tour explores the canals of Trollhättan and the famous Göta Canal on boat trips as well as sightseeing tours of Gothenburg and Stockholm, coupled with the comfort of overnight hotel stays.
7 nights from £1519 departing London Heathrow, on May 15 and 30, Jun 8 and 22, July 5 and 11, and Aug 22, 2017.

NEW: Into the Heart of Provence
Not only is this a new tour for 2017, passengers will also experience stay on board the brand new Amadeus Provence which is launching for the first time next year. Cruise along the French waterways of the Rhône and the Saône and discover a region of fine wine, culture and medieval heritage.
7 nights from £1099 departing London Heathrow, on April 13, 20, Sept 28, Oct 5, 12 and 19, 2017.

NEW: Verona Opera Festival for solo travellers
Our holidays exclusively for solo travellers proved to be a huge hit in 2016 when they were introduced and so we have continued to increase the choice for 2017. We have extended the dates for our popular Verona Opera Festival Holiday and have added a new departure exclusively for solos. The trip includes two Operas in the famous Verona Arena and three talks from an expert music host, who will accompany he group from start to finish, to ensure guests make the most of their trip. 
7 nights from £1669 departing London Gatwick, on 12th July, 2017.


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