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Have yourself a quirky little Christmas and New Year with Exodus

Press Release   •   Dec 04, 2014 17:37 GMT

14 November 2014 - It’s not too late to have a once in a lifetime experience this Christmas and New Year. With Exodus, travellers can spend Christmas with the Mountain Gorillas of Rwanda or bring in the New Year amidst the spectacular surroundings of Wadi Rum. Here are some of our top choices for a quirky, alternative adventure to celebrate the arrival of 2015.

Delhi to Kathmandu – celebrate Christmas at the Taj Mahal and New Year in the Himalayas

The journey from Delhi to Kathmandu is one of the most beautiful and fascinating in Asia. Spend Christmas morning watching the sunrise light up the Taj Mahal before heading to the holy city of Varanasi, the site of Buddha’s first sermon. Combine this with seeing some fantastic wildlife in Chitwan National Park and enjoy New Year amongst the towering peaks of the Himalayas, this unique adventure is not to be missed. Departing 20 December 2014 priced from £2,369 per person for sixteen days, including flights, accommodation, all breakfasts, tour leader throughout and all transport and listed activities.

Pyrenees Winter Walk and Snowshoeing – Discover the incredible Pyrenees by foot and snowshoe

One of our most tried and tested trips, Pyrenees winter walking and snowshoing has developed into a complete adventure through time and experience. For those seeking to escape this Christmas or New Year but retain some festive romanticism this is the ideal trip. It’s a challenging adventure that involves five day walks through the stunning Pyrenees in a variety of environments. In the evenings you stay in a cosy private mountain lodge surrounded by snow covered peaks, this truly is the perfect festive getaway. Departing 21 and 28 December 2014 priced at £1,149 per person for eight days, including flights, accommodation, all breakfasts, all transport and listed activities and snowshoes and poles.

Gorillas & Masai Mara – trek to see Mountain Gorillas on Christmas or New Year’s Day

This is the ultimate trip to shake up the normal December routine. Journey through Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda, seeing lions and giraffes in the infamous Masai Mara, and flamingos and rhinos at Lake Nakaru. Experience the ultimate Christmas or News Year’s Day with a trek to see the Mountain Gorillas of the Parc National des Volcans in Rwanda. Departing 11 December 2014 priced at £2,969 and 18 December 2014 at £3,369 per person for eighteen days, including flights, accommodation, 15 breakfasts, 14 lunches and 13 dinners. On top of this a tour leader throughout and all transport and listed activities.

A week in Jordan – End 2014 in the magnificent desert scenery of Wadi Rum

This break to Jordan, that can be taken over Christmas or New Year, is packed full of adventure and intrigue with everything from the spectacular ‘rose-red city’ of Petra to floating in the salty waters of the Dead Sea. Guests will also travel deep into the serene beauty of the deserts of Wadi Rum to traditional Bedouin camps, experiencing this incredible culture and its food. This adventure is the perfect trip for a quirky New Year’s Eve celebration. Departing 20 December 2014 priced at £1,399 and 27 December 2014 at £1,249 per person for 9 days, including flights, accommodation, all breakfasts and airport transfers.

Walk the Amalfi Coast – experience one of the world's great walks on Boxing Day

Cool, breezy weather, perfect for walking, this trip to the Amalfi Coast is a rewarding and unexpected December holiday. Guests will follow mule tracks and old paths through hillside villages and beautiful deep gorges, sampling incredibly food and wine in cosy inns along the way. Christmas Day is spent relaxing and gearing up the 'Walk of the Gods' on Boxing Day, one of the world's great walks. Departing 20 December, this eight day trips starts from £999 per person including flights, all breakfasts, four packed lunches, six dinners, and all accommodation.

Cross Country Skiing in Norway– Have a snowy December in the beautiful region of Kvitavatn

The Kvitavatn region in Southern Norway lies in the shadow of Gausta, the highest mountain in Southern Norway. With endless skiing possibilities for all skill levels, guests can also traverse mountains, forests and frozen lakes. With seven nights at the traditional and welcoming Kvitavatn Fjellstoge this trip in the land of the reindeer will reignite that winter spirit. With the routes being decided once the group are on location, each trip is unique in its own right. Roaring fires, good food and warm company make this the ideal Christmas getaway. Departing 28 December 2014 priced at £1,149 per person for eight days, including flights, accommodation and all meals.


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For more information or to book please visit  www.exodus.co.uk or call 0845 863 9601.


Press InformationFor more information or to discuss a trip, please contact Paul Stokes, Carolyn van Vliet, Sara Whines or Natalie Amos at Four bgb on 0203 697 4200. Email: exodus@fourcommunications.com 

About Exodus

Celebrating its 40th year, leading adventure tour operator Exodus has a vast range of adventure and activity holidays across seven continents, offering places as diverse and as exhilarating as Kilimanjaro, Machu Picchu, the Ice Hotel and Antarctica. Whether it is solo travellers, couples, groups or families, Exodus offers an incredible choice of different trips for all ages.Operating in 90 countries with over 450 tours, Exodus insists on low impact tourism and increasingly looks to bring benefit to local communities.Activities on offer include walking, trekking, cycling, mountain biking, rafting, kayaking, caving, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and dogsledding as well as many many more…Do you have an iPhone, iPad or iPod touch? Then download the new Exodus App for free from iTunes or from the App Store.

Celebrating its 40th year, leading adventure tour operator Exodus has a vast range of adventure and activity holidays across seven continents, offering places as diverse and as exhilarating as Kilimanjaro, Machu Picchu, the Ice Hotel and Antarctica.

Whether it is solo travellers, couples, groups or families, Exodus offers an incredible choice of different trips for all ages.

Operating in 90 countries with over 500 tours, Exodus insists on low impact tourism and increasingly looks to bring benefit to local communities.

Activities on offer include walking, trekking, cycling, mountain biking, rafting, kayaking, caving, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and dogsledding as well as many many more…

Press information

For more information or to discuss a trip, please contact Paul Stokes, Carolyn van Vliet, Sara Whines or Natalie Amos at Four bgb on 0203 697 4200. Email: exodus@fourcommunications.com 

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