G.A.P Adventures Presents Exciting New Line-Up of 2008 Trips – All at 10% Off

October 27, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
LONDON – 27 October 2007 - G.A.P Adventures has scoured the earth to find the most exciting and innovative travel experiences available, and is thrilled to unveil its 2008 lineup with more than 250 new trips, spanning all seven continents. To celebrate the launch of these brand new adventures, travellers will enjoy a savings of 10% off all new trips until December 31, 2007 (quote promo code “bestonearth”).

Whether your interests take you to authentic teahouses in China, remote jungles in Brazil, incredible wildlife locations in Namibia, or the dramatic landscapes of Antarctica, G.A.P Adventures will deliver an unforgettable journey there and to most locations in between.

“G.A.P Adventures’ 2008 line-up successfully blends new and exciting destinations with our sustainable style of grassroots travel,” says G.A.P Adventures CEO Bruce Poon Tip, “We’ve gone further than ever before to take our travellers to every corner of the world, and provide the most innovative and authentic travel experiences available. This is one of our most exciting years yet!”

Here’s a taste of the trips G.A.P Adventures has released for 2008. See a full list at www.gapadventures.com/new and check out our new e-brochure.

Northern Brazil Discovery
Take an adventure through some of the lesser-visited parts of Brazil in this journey through the north. A fantastic mix of wildlife spotting in the jungle, beaches, small fishing villages, vibrant city life and contagious Brazilian culture, this trip is a wonderful insight into the diversity of Brazil.

Absolute Namibia
Experience the best of what Namibia has to offer on this incredible 2-week adventure. Namibia will intrigue you with its fascinating landscapes, some of the world’s largest sand dunes, phenomenal wildlife viewing opportunities, and unique historical and cultural make-up. Highlights include visits to the Sossusvlei Dunes, Twyfelfontein Rock Engravings, a guided walk in the Petrified Forest, game drives in Etosha National Park and a visit to Caprivi National Park including a boat cruise.

Asia Backroads - Beijing to Bangkok
Visit the Great Wall and Tiananmen Square, absorb the atmosphere in Sichuan teahouses, and see the amazing Terracotta Warriors in China. Travel into Laos, which is like stepping back in time - where french colonial architecture sits among stunning rice fields and limestone karsts. Complete this journey in dazzling Bangkok.

Greek Islands Sailing Adventure - Santorini to Santorini
Sail aboard one of our 50-foot yachts, with time for hiking, snorkelling and relaxing. Explore ancient archaeological sites and taverna-lined harbours and dine on fabulous fresh seafood! This 10-day round trip from Santorini will explore some of the many gems of the Greek Islands including Naxos, Ios, Syros and Paros.

Ancient Peru Adventure
Feel like a modern-day explorer and trek through the jungle to the recently-discovered third highest waterfall in the world. Visit the seldom-visited ruins of Kuelap and relax on the beaches of Máncora. This is a fascinating journey through Northern Peru, combined with the highlights of Southern Peru including Cuzco, Machu Picchu and Lake Titicaca - what a combination!

The Best of Turkey
Travel to ancient ruins including Ephesus, and the more recent Gallipoli Peninsula, site of the famous WWI battle. Experience the bustling city of Istanbul and the peaceful towns along the Aegean coast. Enjoy a boat cruise along the Ayvalik and a tour of Ancient Hierapolis. With stunning scenery and a fascinating history spanning thousands of years, you won't want your adventure to end!

Beyond the Antarctic Circle
Join us on a voyage of discovery to Antarctica - a fabulous and virtually pristine paradise. Few travellers have ventured this far south, but with our fully equipped ice-strengthened vessel the Explorer and favourable sea conditions, we can access many remote locations other ships just can't reach.

Spirit of the Rockies
Immerse yourself in the remote Canadian wilderness on this journey of body, spirit and mind. Walk the land, enjoy the landscape and learn about the culture of the First Nations People of Canada. Enjoy a 3-day guided hike and wilderness camp, Medicine walk, Native ceremonies, a purification lodge ceremony and much more!

Golden Ring of Russia
Step into the land that was hidden behind the Iron Curtain for years. Stroll around churches and monasteries still as beautiful as the day they were built and amble through countryside dotted with intriguing villages and larger towns. Taste some of the local food and uncover the mysteries of this incredible country.

The world is waiting to be discovered and no other tour operator delivers it in as sustainable, affordable and exciting a way as G.A.P Adventures. Visit www.gapadventures.com/new today and start planning your next adventure!

About G.A.P Adventures

G.A.P Adventures is a world leader in the adventure travel industry offering small group adventures on all seven continents and beyond to more than 60,000 global travellers annually. The award-winning trips, which focus on culture, nature and active travel, are ideal for those with a sense of adventure – people who want to leave the beaten path and authentically immerse themselves in a local culture or environment to experience the real world in a sustainable manner. G.A.P Adventures is also the proud owner of the legendary polar expedition ship, the M/S Explorer. Demonstrating its ongoing cultural, social and economic commitment to responsible tourism, G.A.P Adventures established the Planeterra Foundation, as a way the company and its passengers can give back to the communities visited. For more information, please visit www.gapadventures.com.

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