Smiling Sam

Sealord - You have unique experiences, having lived in India and SE Asia for lengthy times, that probably 95% or more of Tauck travelers don't have. For me personally, the Protrait of India Tour and the Vietnam, Cambodia, and Thailand tours rank just below our Kenya/Tanzania tour and our Peru/Galapagos tour, which puts them higher than various European tours we've taken. Note - We toured China and Australian/New Zealand prior to discovering Tauck. Touring those places via Tauck could have them ranked very high as well. My ranking is mostly based on uniqueness of the wildlife and differences of the cultures. That is why for me personally the European tours, while still exceptionally fun and enjoyable, rank lower. Bottom line - having just completed the Portrait of India tour last year, I would highly recommend it.


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  • AlanS

    Sam, I believe you mentioned that you will likely choose some other tour in 2021 if Egypt gets cancelled on you this Oct. Do you still feel that way?

    There are many of us booked on late 2020 and early 2021 tours, like our Jan 2021 J&E, that are likely to be cancelled. Regardless of whether we plan to re-book the same tour or not, it would be nice if Tauck published the 2022 departures before cancelling 2021 tours! Unlike you, I plan to re-book J&E if 2021 gets cancelled and I am able to book a decent date. Actually for me only it is book a specific date! :D - 18 March. Much later than that it gets too hot in Egypt and earlier it is too cold in Petra.

    July 28