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Would you like to experience a new culture and not have to worry about a single thing? With group trips organized by us at EZN Travel, we’ll take groups of various sizes to a variety of locations. With well-planned, expert travel itineraries that show you the important stuff and allow you free time to find what is important to you. Below are the group trips we have organized for 2022, so far. Please check back on a regular basis for more details about current trips, new trips, and other helpful information.
July 20 to July 31, 2021
Come join us for the beauty of Alaska. This trip includes 7 days on the land and 4 days at sea. You arrive in Anchorage and after an overnight stay, you will depart on the glass-domed McKinley Explorer to Denali. You will spend 2 nights at Denali National Park with an included Tundra Wilderness Tour into the park and hopefully, get to see the great Mt. Denali Mountain. After depart Denali, you head by motorcoach to Fairbanks to pan for gold and see the Alaska pipeline. Overnight stay in Fairbanks. The next day you will take a short flight to Dawson in the Yukon. Two free days to explore this historic gold mining town. Then off to Whitehorse for 1 one night stay. The next day you will motorcoach to Frasier to get onboard the steam train the Whitehall Pass. Take a journey along the mountainside to Skagway where you will catch the ship. After departing Skagway that evening you will be awakened by the glaciers in Glacier Bay. The following day is Ketchikan where you can fish, see a lumberjack show, or take a seaplane ride. The final day on the ship takes you thru the inside passage for a relaxing day of cruising. The tour ends in Vancouver. A passport is needed for this trip. Price for this trip starts at $3452 per person land and cruise only. Airfare is extra.
Glacier National Park
& Canadian Rockies
August 16 to August 24, 2021
This escorted tour takes you to several beautiful National Park and a trip into Canada. After spending the first night in Calgary you will go to the museum and grounds of Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump and the Waterton Lakes National Park with a photo stop at Cameron Falls. The next day is onto to Glacier National Park with a Red Jammer bus on the Going-to-the-Sun Road and over Logan Pass en-route to Whitefish. After your night in Whitefish, you will visit Fort Steele Historic Park. Scenic drive through Sinclair Canyon en-route to Kootenay National Park. This evening you will arrive in Banff. In the morning you will enjoy a guided tour of Banff National Park including Bow Falls. On Day 6 you will have a scenic drive in Icefields Parkway en route to Jasper National Park. After free time in Jasper in the morning, the tour will head for Maligne Lake for a scenic cruise to Spirit Island followed by a lakeside dinner. After another night in Jasper, you will motor coach on the scenic drive on Icefields Parkway en route to Columbia Icefield. Enjoy a scenic Ice Explorer ride on Athabasca Glacier. Don’t forget to take a cup along so you can drink some refreshing glacier water. That evening you will stay in Calgary and depart the last day for home. A passport is needed for this trip. Price for this trip starts at $2879.40 per person plus airfare.
Jewels of The Rhine
September 28 to October 8, 2021
Enjoy a relaxing and inspiring cruise on the Romantic Rhine, Europe’s longest river. Travel onboard a modern luxurious ship, visiting iconic ports of call, sampling incredible cuisine, and absorbing the local culture and atmosphere. After an overnight flight, you will arrive in Amsterdam and will board the ship. You have the rest of the day to explore Amsterdam. The next morning relax during a glass top canal boat cruise through the canal system. After returning back to the ship enjoy the scenic cruising through the Dutch countryside, passing windmills and sailing through locks towards the Rhine River. The next morning you will arrive in Cologne Germany for a locally guided tour of this historic city. The cathedral, whose twin spires dominate the skyline is a must-see. The next day you will arrive in Koblenz Germany. This city is situated at the confluence of the Rhine and Moselle Rivers. Enjoy a walking tour and visit the Ehrenbreitstein Fortress. This fortress was a headquarters for the American military during WWII. In the after you with cruise pass countless medieval castles and vineyards lining the shores of this section of the river. See the famous Lorelei statue and Pfalzgrafenstein Castle. On Day 6 you will dock on Mannheim on board a motorcoach to travel to Heidelberg. Enjoy a walking tour of this city. After returning back to the ship you will arrive the next day in Kehl. Travel by motorcoach across the river to Strasbourg France. You will have a guided walking tour that includes the Grande Ile. The next day you will arrive in Breisach, visit a typical Black Forest village full of charm and cuckoo clocks. On the last day, the ship arrives in Basel. At this time you will begin your Swiss adventure. Depart by motorcoach to Lucerne where you will spend two nights. A passport is needed for this trip. Price for this trip starts at $5949 per person and included airfare.
The Northern Lights of Finland
November 11 to November 18, 2021
Depart for an overnight flight to Helsinki Finland and enjoy your first day on your own and to catch up on your sleep. The next morning you will engage in a city tour and see Helsinki Cathedral. Enjoy free time in Market Square. The next day you will board a flight to Finland’s winter wonderland Lapland. This is a storybook come to life. Relish encounters with reindeer and unspoiled view of the Northern Lights. You will spend 2 nights in a log cabin. After breakfast the next morning you will board an authentic Finnish sleigh and head to the home of Santa Claus. See prancing reindeer and have a meet and greet with Santa at his house. Under the moonlight, you will be taken on a reindeer safari through remote Kakslauttanen. Sip warm berry juice as you continue the search for northern lights. The next morning breathe in the fresh Arctic air and step into the role of leader of your own dog sled team. Enjoy your last night in the heart of the Lappish wilderness, nestled in your incredible private glass igloo. Depart the next morning for a flight back to Helsinki. Enjoy your free time for your last day in the winter wonderland of Finland before flying home tomorrow. A passport is needed for this trip. Price for this trip starts at $5299 per person and includes airfare.
Panama Canal Cruise
January 18 to January 28, 2022
Join this fun group of clients taking this cruise in 2022. It was suppose to happen in January 2021 but under the circumstances, it has been postponed to January 2022. Donna Mondt and her husband will be escorting the trip. You will sail on the Crown Princess by Princess Cruise Lines. The ship departs from Fort Lauderdale. The ports of call for this trip are: day at sea, Grand Cayman, day at sea, Cartagena, Panama Canal-Partial Scenic Cruising, Cristobal, Limon, day at sea, Montego Bay, day at sea and back to Fort Lauderdale. A passport is required for this trip. Price for this trip starts at $1359 per person. Airfare is extra.
South Pacific Cruise
February 8 to February 18, 2022
This is a once in a lifetime vacation. Sail on board the Pacific Princess by Princess Cruise Lines. After an overnight flight to Tahiti, you will board the ship and stay the first on the ship in Tahiti. The next day you are at sea, then to Rangiroa, day at sea, Huahine, Raiatea, Bora Bora, Moorea, and back to Tahiti. A passport is needed for this cruise. Price starts at $2444 per person. Airfare is extra.
Highlights of the Columbia & Snake Rivers
June 17 to June 24, 2022
Visit the states of Oregon, Washington, and Idaho. Welcome to Portland. Enjoy your free time. After a good night’s rest, we begin our trip by traveling to Mount Hood and a guided tour of the city. The next day you depart Portland for the Columbia River Gorge to visit the Vista House. Stop at the Multnomah Falls and mammoth Bonneville Lock and Dam. Later arrive in Pendleton. Enjoy dinner at Hamley Steakhouse. Begin the day at Pendleton Woolen Mills and then cross into Washington at a stop at Fort Walla Walla, an 1856 military post. On Day five you are in for some real excitement as you take a Jet Boat journey on the Snake River into Hells Canyon National Recreation Area. See three mountain ranges, three states, and four rivers. Visit Kirkwood Ranch and Museum before returning to Lewiston. In the morning your depart for Rider Ranch. Enjoy a horse-drawn wagon ride through the meadow where cattle, horses, elk, and deer roam. That evening check into the Coeur D’Alene Resort. Day 7 takes you on a short drive to Wallace, known for its silver. Go underground and see how hard rock mining was done. In the evening enjoy an authentic Tribal experience featuring native storytelling, traditional music, and dance as well as authentic tribal cuisine. Tomorrow you depart for home. Price for this trip starts at $2999 per person and includes airfare.
Danube Delights River Cruise
September 16 to September 26, 2022
FREE AIRFARE IF BOOKED BEFORE March 31, 2021. Visit 4 countries on this seven-night cruise. All gratuities are included, complimentary regional wines, beer, and soft drinks on board with lunch and dinner, complimentary bicycles on board for use ashore, and a two-night hotel stay and touring Munich. After an overnight flight, you will board the ship in Budapest. The next day you will have a guided tour of Budapest. See the Hungarian Parliament Building. Drive across the river to Buda to discover the Castle District and Fishermans Bastion area. The next morning you will arrive in Bratislava Slovakia for a walking tour through the Old City, Town Hall, Episcopal Summer Palace. Have a home-hosted visit where you are treated to tasty home-made treats of a local family. Next is Vienna Austria, see St. Stephens Cathedral and the Hofburg Imperial Palace or explore on two wheels during a guided bike tour to Danube Island. Awaken this next morning in the medieval town of Durnstein. Free time to wander the ruins of Durnstein Castle. After getting back on board enjoy the breathtaking scenery of the Wachau Valley before arriving in Melk. Visit the 900-year-old Benedictine Abbey. After a relaxing morning on board, the ship arrives in Passau Germany where cobblestone streets and graceful arcades welcome you. You will have an included walking tour and see the hilltop Oberhaus Fortress from the town below. Day 8 you arrive in Regensburg Germany. One of Germany’s best-preserved medieval cities and home to one of the oldest bridges crossing the Danube. The final day of the cruise has you landing in Nuremberg. Travel by motorcoach to Munich for the next 2 nights. You will have become acquainted with the city during an orientation tour. The remainder of the day and the next two days are on your own to enjoy the activities of Oktoberfest. A passport is required for this trip. Price starts at $4699 per person with free air if booked before March 31, 2021. Beginning April 1, 2021, air is $1750 per person extra.