Tour & Cruise Vacation Packages
You want the excitement of travel without the hassle of arranging transportation, hotels, or activities. As you’ve matured, you’ve also come to appreciate the chance to forge friendships with travelers from your own generation.
Our packaged vacations exceed all your needs, whether you’re eager to explore Europe, Asia, or the Americas. Choose from the relaxed comfort of a Hawaiian cruise, take a land tour of Ireland, or explore the beauty of the United States’ majestic national parks with a professionally trained guide.
From baggage handling to hotel accommodations, a YMT Vacation package takes care of the stressful side of travel, leaving you free to explore new sights and make new memories. Come travel with us. The world is waiting.
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Alaska Cruise & Canadian Rockies
Alaska Cruise Vacation Package Details
Experience the best of both worlds on this journey through the Canadian Rockies and along the dramatically beautiful Alaskan coast.
Surrounded by towering mountains, lushly forested Banff National Park is home to Canada’s “diamond in the wilderness,” Lake Louise. The turquoise, glacier fed waters are so vibrantly blue and clear that Lake Louise seems to be lit from within. Take an excursion on to the Athabasca Glacier at the bottom of the Columbia Icefield, an experience visitors cherish and won’t soon forget. Enjoy a tour and free time in charming Vancouver, Canada’s foodie paradise.
Cruise past spectacular glaciers in the Gulf of Alaska and Glacier Bay, and look out for whales and sea lions swimming in the labyrinth of bays and fjords of the Inside Passage. Walk amongst the world’s largest collection of totem poles in Ketchikan, nicknamed the “salmon capital of the world.” Travel back to the gold rush in Skagway, where bootlegging, brothels, and vices of all sorts once boomed. Journey through pristine, raw, unforgettably beautiful scenery on this spectacular Canadian Rockies and Alaska cruise tour.
Alaska Northern Lights
Alaska Northern Lights Tour Details
One of nature’s most spectacular displays, the aurora borealis are an ethereal display of lights across the night sky—and this tour will take you deep into Alaska to catch sight of them. Experience the best of Alaska’s wildlife and scenery, and spend time hunting for the Northern Lights.
Alaska, Russia & Japan Cruise Tour
Vacation Package Details
Take the journey of a lifetime on this unforgettable journey from the West Coast to the Far East. Alaska’s most magnificent scenery, one of Russia’s oldest towns, and the sprawling metropolis of Tokyo, Japan await you on a tour full of great food, fabulous sights, and more.
Alaskan Discovery Tour
Alaska Land Tour Details
This is the real Alaska. Take an Alaska tour of the stunning sites that locals love, and that leaves visitors with memories to cherish for a lifetime.
Your journey begins in beautiful Fairbanks. Discover the story of one of Alaska's biggest gold rushes on a visit to the restored Gold Dredge #8. Then, fall in love with Denali National Park on a tour that uncovers the history, culture, and natural environment of this breathtaking 6-million-acre wilderness. Continue to Anchorage, the coastal city that half of Alaskans call home.
Cross the Kenai Peninsula to Homer, the "Halibut Capital of the World." Then take a full day catamaran cruise through Kenai Fjords National Park. See marine wildlife, coastal fjords and islands, lush forests, and magnificent tidewater glaciers. Enjoy the views while eating like royalty on an included Alaskan salmon and prime rib lunch buffet.
EXTEND THIS VACATION WITH A 7-NIGHT INSIDE PASSAGE CRUISE!
Your Alaskan journey doesn't have to end! Add a 7-night Inside Passage cruise to your itinerary. From Whittier, board the ms Noordam and cruise through Glacier Bay National Park, Juneau, Ketchikan, the Inside Passage, and Vancouver. Click here to view this extended itinerary option.
Check out our Travel Blog for more tips and ideas for your Alaskan Discovery Tour!
Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta & Southwestern Tour
Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta Details
This fall tour built around the breathtaking spectacle of the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta has it all. Enjoy Native American culture, historical Western towns, and Roswell's out-of-this-world intrigue. You will never forget this winding journey through the wide vistas and endless skies of the Southwest's magnificent deserts. 2022 marks the Balloon Fiesta's 50th anniversary, and you can look forward to a variety of celebratory special events and exhibits.
The Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta is the world's biggest balloon festival, and the definition of a bucket list experience. Enjoy hundreds of colorful balloons soaring at once, floating over the picturesque Sandia Mountains in the quiet morning. The luminous, rich colors of the desert sunrise light up the sky while highly skilled pilots navigate up toward the heavens. In the evening After Glow event, walk among the balloons as propane burners twinkle and illuminate the aircrafts against the deep blue sky.
The tour runs in two directions, so you can discover the Southwest before or after the festival. Enjoy the great food and rich, complex history of this hidden corner of America. See the expansive sparkling desert of White Sands National Monument, and the quirky attractions of Roswell and Tombstone. Tour the otherworldly Carlsbad Caverns, and learn about Catholic Missions at San Xavier del Bac Mission. New Mexico and Arizona are waiting to be explored!
Antarctica & South America Cruise
Vacation Package Details
Travel to the end of the world on this incredible cruise tour of Antarctica and South America. Fall in love with Argentina and Chile, and marvel at the desolate, magical beauty of the seventh continent.
Begin your journey with a sightseeing tour of Buenos Aires. Argentina's capital city is renowned for its delicious food, beautiful architecture, and of course, the tango! Board your ship and cruise to Puerto Madryn, where you can watch whales, visit with wild penguins, or go diving with friendly sea lions. Your voyage continues through the Beagle Channel to Ushuaia, the world's southernmost city.
Your first stop in Antarctica is Deception Island, where over 100,000 pairs of chinstrap penguins make up one of the world's largest colonies. Cruise past the starkly beautiful Elephant Island, names for its hordes of elephant seals. These giants lounge on the beaches of Elephant Island alongside penguins, fur seals, and countless seabirds.
Travel north across the Drake Passage to the Falkland Islands, then it's onto Punta del Este, Chile. Nicknamed the San Tropez of Latin America, Punta del Este is full of gorgeous beaches, excellent shopping, and world-class restaurants. Disembark for one final magical day at your leisure in Buenos Aires, the "Paris of South America." This tour is the definition of a bucket list adventure.
Autumn Leaves Tour
New England Vacation Package Details
Travel through the historic northeast during the peak of the fall foliage season. The vibrant oranges, yellows, and deep reds of the changing leaves are the stars of the show during this unforgettable fall foliage tour.
From New York City, travel through the extravagantly colorful Catskill Mountains to Cooperstown. Established in 1786, Cooperstown is baseball's birthplace and home of the Baseball Hall of Fame. Your next stop is Niagara Falls. The thundering waterfalls that straddle the U.S.-Canadian border are spectacularly beautiful during the fall foliage season.
After crossing back into the U.S., weave through the beautiful Adirondacks. This glorious wilderness area is dotted with quaint towns and charming lakeside villages. Visit the White Mountains and Green Mountains on the way to the coastal views and rich foliage of Maine.
Continue south along the New England coast to visit historic Boston. Tour the sites frequented by America's founding fathers during the thrilling independence movement. See a famous Newport Mansion in Rhode Island, then head back to New York City. You will have time to see the major sights of the Big Apple on a panoramic city tour. The rainbow of Autumn colors you see on this tour will stay with you forever!
Bella Italia Tour
Italy Vacation Package Details
Take a journey you won’t forget! Enjoy an Italy vacation where you will visit site after legendary site all the way from Rome to Milan. Explore the most romantic country in the world whose historic ruins, incredible architecture, stunning natural beauty, and exceptional cuisine make it irresistible to travelers from across the globe.
Tour Vatican City, home to the pope and some of the world’s finest artwork including Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel. In Rome, explore the Forum and other buildings and massive ruins that came to symbolize the Ancient Roman Empire’s unparalleled strength and influence. Admire Orvieto’s abundance of history, and then relax in the ancient spa town of Montecatini Terme.
Strike a pose for a classic picture in front of the leaning tower of Pisa, before falling in love with Florence, the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance. Foodies will be thrilled to visit the culinary hotspot of Bologna, where pasta is a must. The next day starts and ends in Venice, and includes a fascinating guided tour of the canals. Shakespeare fans will be enamored of the House of Juliet in fair Verona, while our most fashionable travelers will enjoy a final city tour of Milan, the stylish capital of the Lombardy Region.
“Bella,” which means beautiful, is the only way to describe this incredible country whose best traits and most famous sites are the focus of this great Italy vacation package.
Best of Eastern Canada
Vacation Package Details
Eastern Canada offers much of the charm and sophistication of Europe in a delightful setting much closer to home. Experience the natural beauty, history, and culture of Canada's vast provinces of Ontario and Quebec.
Your trip begins with a city tour of Toronto, a cultural melting pot on the shores of Lake Ontario, See towering skyscrapers, 19th century warehouses, a bustling harbor, and more. One of the city's most unusual sights is Casa Loma, a Gothic castle built in the early 1900s in the center of midtown Toronto.
From the city, travel to Niagara Falls for a leisurely day at one of the most famous waterfalls in the world. On the picturesque Thousand Islands, take a guided boat cruise through narrow channels, over historic sunken wrecks, and past magnificent summer mansions.
Canada's sophisticated riverside capital city of Ottawa is renowned for its Gothic monuments, world-class museums, and bountiful green spaces. Next, enjoy the European flair of Quebec City. It was one of North America's earliest French settlements, and has maintained its mother country's je ne sais quoi since the 1690s. Discover even more of the country's past at the Canadian Museum of History.
Your journey ends in Montreal. The charming UNESCO City of Design dates back to the 17th century, and is the largest French speaking city outside of Europe.
Best of Hawaii Four-Island Tour
Hawaii Vacation Package Details
Enjoy our always popular 4 island Hawaii vacation package. It’s packed with fun, and you’ll enjoy the friendly, knowledgeable guidance of local Tour Director whose years of experience make them the best guides in all of Hawaii!
Start in Oahu with three days of fun and relaxation. There is plenty of time to unwind on your own in between memorable activities like the Pearl Harbor Tour, where you will learn about the day that would live in infamy. Poignant and powerful, take the site in and pay your respects before visiting the National Cemetery of the Pacific.
Continue to the Big Island where you will come to appreciate all the gifts the rich soil and tropical environment provide. Enjoy samples at a macadamia nut farm, be dazzled by the ornate flowers of a dedicated orchid garden, explore Volcanoes National Park, stroll along a black sand beach, and sip to your heart’s content at a coffee plantation.
Next, take a quick flight to Kauai, nicknamed the "Garden Isle" for its daily rainbows and vibrantly green rainforests. Visit the spectacular Opaekaa Falls, and take a blissful riverboat cruise on the Wailua River down to the tropical Fern Grotto.
Your tour concludes on Maui, Hawaii’s second largest island. Take a sightseeing tour with stops in Iao Valley and Lahaina, the enjoy this golfer’s paradise at your leisure, ending with a scrumptious Hawaiian Farewell Breakfast.
Best of Ireland Tour
Ireland Vacation Package Details
Experience the real Ireland—where myths, history, and the sea collide. The Best of Ireland tour takes you around the entire “Emerald Isle,” providing local travel experiences and the best sights in Ireland. If you’re looking for things to do in Dublin, we start by exploring the capital city with visits to St. Patrick’s Cathedral and Trinity College. Stroll through historic ruins at the Rock of Cashel before journeying to the home of the world-famous Waterford Crystal. Heading south, visit Blarney Castle where legend says if you kiss the Blarney Stone, it will give you the “gift of gab.”
Dramatic mountain passes, rugged coastline, and white-sand beaches will mesmerize you on the Ring of Kerry scenic drive. Learn about the history of a medieval fortress at Bunratty Castle, before stopping at the Cliffs of Moher for views of the North Atlantic. Wrap up your trip with a visit to Giant’s Causeway, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Our charming local driver guides will show you the true spirit of legendary Irish hospitality on this guided tour. Check out our Travel Blog for more tips and ideas for your Best of Ireland Tour!
Best of Peru
Peru Vacation Package Details
Travel across the misty, mysterious land of the Incas—Peru is a mountainous vacation destination with limitless magic to uncover, history to learn, and beauty to fall in love with on this sweeping tour.
Best of Portugal
Portugal Vacation Package Details
Portugal, the starting point of countless expeditions of discovery, is itself full of treasures and wonderful sights. Cathedrals neighbor cork forests, and blue Azulejo tiles are the perfect place to put down your glass of local wine. Prepare to love this stunning Mediterranean nation!
Best of Southern Spain
Spain Vacation Package Details
Uncover centuries of history, staggering natural beauty, and a culture as warm as the beaming Mediterranean sun on this unforgettable exploration of southern Spain. From bustling cities to peaceful medieval churches, this tour promises to be full of fond memories.
Blue Ridge & Smoky Mountains
Blue Ridge Parkway & Smoky Mountains Tour Details
Experience the spectacular natural beauty of the Blue Ridge Parkway on this unforgettable journey from the Appalachian Highlands through the Smoky Mountains, Kentucky Bluegrass Country, and all the way down to Music City, Tennessee.
British Isles Cruise & Amsterdam
Experience Europe at its best. From swingin' London to the rugged Irish coast, wild Scotland, and the meandering canals of Amsterdam, travel in style by land and by sea on this unforgettable journey from London to Amsterdam
Canadian Rockies Tour
Canadian Rockies Vacation Package Details
A beautiful landscape awaits you in the Canadian Rockies. Pack your bags and join YMT Vacations on a Canadian Rockies tour. See forests, lakes, Native American history, and the snowcapped peaks of this towering mountain range.
Visit tiny Elk Island National Park, an idyllic park that helped save Canada’s once critically endangered population of bison. After enjoying one of the smallest parks in the Canadian Rockies, continue to its largest. Jasper National Park is a place where mountains and meadows spread out for miles. Next, travel via the Icefields Parkway to the magnificent Athabasca Glacier. After walking on the frozen face of a glacier, gaze out at the dazzling blue glacial-fed waters of Lake Louise in Banff National Park. Banff is widely considered the prettiest park in Canada. It’s a serenely beautiful ecosystem full of waterfalls and lush forests.
See a rainbow of wildflowers at Waterton Lakes National Park, and enjoy the breathtaking vistas of Flathead Lake. Take the Going to the Sun Road through Glacier National Park, and learn about the native Blackfoot people at the Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump. More Native American and frontier history await you at Fort Macleod, your final stop before your Canadian vacation ends in Calgary.
Coastal Maine & Acadia
Maine Vacation Details
Spend a week falling in love with the beautiful state of Maine. Maine is affectionately called Vacationland thanks to its exceptional natural beauty, easy-going charm, exquisite cuisine, and the warm welcome it extends to all. Maine really is "The Way Life Should Be!"
Colorado & New Mexico Frontiers
Colorado Vacation Details
Travel through the mesmerizing landscape and rich history of Colorado and New Mexico on this spectacular journey through snow-capped mountains, endless sand dunes, lush forests, and ancient dwellings.
Crimson Canyons & Mesas National Parks Tour
National Parks Tour Details
Enjoy natural wonder after natural wonder on this unforgettable journey through the rugged beauty of six of America’s most spectacular national parks. From Las Vegas, your national parks tour begins with a stop at the Grand Canyon. Marvel at the sheer glory of the sunset over the South Rim, where you can watch the light slowly change across miles of red, orange, and purple rock. The countless layers formed over millions of years, and the dazzling sight of the canyon, with the slow-moving Colorado River that carved it flowing slowly far below, is some of the most iconic scenery in the world.
You’ll have the chance to visit Horseshoe Bend and stand 1,000 feet above the most dramatic curve of the entire Colorado River. At Zion National Park, enjoy the lush greenery and deep red sandstone canyon walls, then gaze up at the sandstone monoliths known as hoodoos at Bryce Canyon. Marvel at the ancient petroglyphs created by Native Americans thousands of years ago at Capital Reef National Park, then stroll under the natural sandstone bridges of Arches National Park. Finally, stand in awe of the breathtaking vistas of Canyonlands National Park, whose dramatic landscape is a fitting final park visit across four states and countless views that will take your breath away.
Discover Washington D.C.
Washington D.C. Vacation Details
Travel to Washington, D.C. and see the sites, museums, and monuments of our nation's breathtaking capital city. Take a tour of the Capitol Building, home of America's Executive Branch since 1800. During your stop at the National Museum of American History, be sure to view the original Star-Spangled Banner, the flag that inspired the National Anthem.
You can't help but feel moved during a walking tour of the National Mall. You will also visit the Washington Monument, the WWII Memorial, the Lincoln Memorial, and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial during your stay. The names of those who gave their lives in the Vietnam War are immortalized in black granite.
Arlington National Cemetery is America's most hallowed ground. Spend time in this military cemetery containing the John F. Kennedy Eternal Flame, the U.S. Coast Guard Memorial, and the graves of over 400,000 fallen men and women.
Enjoy a tour of Mount Vernon, George Washington's beloved country estate outside of the city. Take flight by exploring the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum's massive collection of historic aircraft and spacecraft. Finally, take a solemn visit to Ford's Theater, where President Lincoln was assassinated just five days after the Confederate Army's surrender. You will also enjoy leisure time in the city to explore on your own.
Elegant Danube River Cruise & Tour
Danube River Cruise DetailsDelight in the scenery, spirit, and robust culture of 5 Central European countries as you enjoy a leisurely cruise down the dazzling Danube River. See countless miles of spectacular scenery—vibrant villages, colossal castles, ornate churches, and sophisticated capital cities await!
Enchanting Danube River Cruise & Tour
Danube River Vacation Package Details
Travel down the brilliant blue Danube, experiencing the nature, history, and culture of riverside settlements in Germany, Austria, and Slovakia. Fall in love with intimate villages, sophisticated cities, and the sprawling countryside found on the banks of Europe's second-longest river.
Enchanting Iceland Tour
Iceland Vacation Package Details
Iceland is known as the Land of Fire and Ice because of its dramatic natural beauty. Here you can witness nature’s might in a country carved by glaciers, volcanoes, and slowly shifting tectonic plates.
The Golden Circle tour promises to be a highlight of your trip to Iceland. This day trip will take you to the legendary sites of Thingvellir National Park, Strokkur Geyser, and Gullfoss, the Golden Waterfall that shines on sunny days. End your day with tours of Fridheimar geothermal greenhouse and horse farm, including a horse show.
You will also visit Europe’s largest hot spring, Deildartunguhve. This natural power source provides the hot water for homes and businesses within a 40-mile radius. Learn about Iceland’s more ancient history at the Settlements Center. There you can discover the story of Egil, Iceland’s most famous “tall tale.” The following day, visit the deep black sand beaches of the tiny village of Vik on The South Coast of Iceland.
Explore the Reykjanes peninsula, a UNESCO Global Geopark famous for its birds and unusual geological formations including volcanoes. Then continue on to enjoy lunch and a view at the famous Blue Lagoon. The geothermal spa’s rich minerals turn the hot water a vivid aqua blue. Finally, before your Iceland tour comes to an end, hunt for the Aurora Borealis on a late-night Northern Lights pursuit!
Essential Britain Tour
United Kingdom Tour Details
Join us on a spectacular England tour where you will see the United Kingdom's dazzling culture, scenery, and history. Whether you want to relax in the countryside, explore ancient sites and castles, or marvel at bustling cities, you're sure to enjoy this tour of England, Wales, and Scotland.
Explore London, whose centuries-old landmarks live in harmony with their modern surroundings. There is much to see in this famous city on the Thames. Don't miss the infamous Tower of London, Big Ben, and elegant Buckingham Palace.
Consider the mysteries of Stonehenge, the prehistoric ring of stones whose purpose and origins remain unsolved even today. Discover the city of Bath's incredible Roman architecture-a must-see for history fanatics.
You'll be delighted with the rolling hills and fairytale cottages of the Cotswolds. Stratford-upon-Avon, Shakespeare's hometown is the ultimate medieval must-see for theater lovers.
Discover Wales, and take a train ride through the lush mountains of Snowdonia National Park. See Liverpool, the city that birthed the Beatles. In the Lake District, you'll cruise along England's largest natural lake, Lake Windermere, landing in the rabbit hole of the Beatrix Potter Gallery. Then look out at Hadrian's Wall, an incredibly preserved Roman stone wall.
Spend your final day on a tour of the riverside city Newcastle, and Scotland's scenic capital of Edinburgh. You can't help but fall in love with the charm and beauty of Great Britain.
Gems of the Adriatic Cruise
Enjoy a cruise and land tour through Greece, Italy, and other stunning Mediterranean countries on a celebration of this remarkable region's ancient history and modern charm.
Grand Alaskan Cruise & Tour
Alaska Vacation Package Details
Rugged, remote, and so beautiful it takes your breath away, the wilds of Alaska come alive on this guided tour of the Frontier State. Grand Alaskan Cruise & Tour provides the perfect opportunity to experience the best that Alaska has to offer, from Denali National Park to the glacier-rich Inside Passage.
After time in Seattle and Vancouver, your Alaska cruise tour begins. Settle into your elegant cabin on the award-winning ms Noordam, then wake up to one of the most glorious sights in the world: the Inside Passage. Pass by magnificent glaciers, adorable villages, and miles of lush forests as you cruise through the most famous sea lane in Alaska.
Spend the next days exploring quintessentially Alaskan towns: stilt-bound Ketchikan, the state capital of Juneau, and the classic Gold Rush town of Skagway. Next, pass through the exotic, pristine Glacier Bay National Park. This is the perfect place to catch sight of a calving glacier—one of the most dramatic sights in nature. Your final day aboard the ship will be spent at Hubbard Glacier.
After leaving the ship, you’ll embark on your guided land tour. Travel to Anchorage, where you will visit the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center. After a scenic journey from Talkeetna, you will travel into Denali National Park for a guided tour and one final day in nature.
Grand European Cruise & Tour
Make the most of your European vacation on this dream tour of 5 unique, culturally vibrant countries. Explore leading global capitals, cities that changed the course of history, foodie destinations, seaside resorts, beach towns, and more as you travel from highlight to highlight around Europe.
Greece & Her Islands Tour
Greece Vacation Package Details
Ancient, breathtakingly beautiful, and culturally rich, Greece travel is full of endless opportunities. You will enjoy sightseeing, island hopping, and fabulous meals. The trip starts and ends in Athens, an ancient city you will discover on a fascinating guided tour. Visit historic sites and charming neighborhoods, with plenty of time left to relax on your own at a local taverna.
From Athens, embark on your adventure to the spectacular Greek Islands. Take a ferry to Mykonos, which is small in size but rich with charm and beautiful views. Visit one of the island’s legendary windmills, stroll through the villages past whitewashed buildings looking out to the sea, or relax at the beach. The deep blue waters of the Aegean are warm and welcoming.
Next you explore Santorini, which many consider the finest island in the world. Look out at the caldera at sunset or stroll on a black sand beach. Experience the island at its best when you book a waterfront table to enjoy tzatziki, fresh fish, and delicious roasted meats with a magnificent view. When your tour ends in Athens, you’ll take home memories from this Greece vacation you’ll cherish for the rest of your life.
Hawaiian Islands Cruise & Tour
Hawaii Cruise Details
Our Hawaii cruise offers you the ultimate affordable way to fall in love with the Islands’ beautiful beaches, magnificent views, and exquisite cuisine. Experience the four major islands of Maui, the Big Island of Hawaii, Kauai and Oahu, from the comfort of Norwegian Cruise Line’s incredible Pride of America. This ship has fantastic amenities, including live nightly entertainment and more than 15 restaurants.
Your tour starts on Oahu, known as the “Meeting Place” because of its abundance of unique opportunities for fun. Unwind on your own on Waikiki Beach in between memorable activities including the Pearl Harbor Experience, where you will learn about the day that would live in infamy and pay your respects at the heart-wrenching the National Cemetery of the Pacific.
As you cruise through the warm sea from island to island, learn about Hawaiian culture onboard through the eyes of local ambassadors. Stop by the old whaling town of Lahaina on Maui. Stroll through Hilo and Kona on the Big Island’s “Gold Coast.”
Nawiliwili, Kauai is home of the Garden Isle’s most spectacular canyons, cliffs and waterfalls. Finally, a special afternoon trip along the breathtaking Na Pali Coast is a final highlight and not to be missed.
Highlights of Australia & New Zealand Cruise
Australia & New Zealand Cruise Details
Say g’day to new experiences as you journey through awe-inspiring landscapes and distinct cultures on our Australia and New Zealand cruise. This guided cruise tour has departures in both directions between Auckland to Sydney, and you can add an extension to explore Cairns and the Great Barrier Reef.
Learn about New Zealand’s history and enjoy fabulous sightseeing in Auckland, the stunning “Queen City” from which you will embark on your cruise. In Tauranga, you can see New Zealand’s own Pompeii at Rotorua’s frozen-in-time Buried Village. The art deco beauty of Napier will transport you back to the 1930s, and you can even visit the real-life Middle Earth in Wellington.
Melbourne might be where you eat the best meal of your life, while Eden is rich with native wildlife. Your final stop is Sydney for disembarkation and an included city tour. This city is famous for its rich Aboriginal history and colorful past as a penal colony. Once rough and tumble, it is now a leading center of culture and international commerce with one of the most recognizable skylines in the world.
Historic Route 66
Route 66 Vacation Details
Get your kicks on a tour of the Mother Road, historic Route 66. America’s most famous road connected the country using miles of concrete, unique attractions, and an identity built on the ideals of freedom and individuality.
Historic Southern Coast
Historic Southern Coast Tour Details
Natural beauty, flavorful cuisine, a distinct culture, unique history, and more than a few dashes of good ol’ fashioned charm are part of this tour of the South. Experience Southern history and hospitality in equal measure as you travel up the Southern coast!
Holy Lands & Aegean Cruise
Vacation Package Details
The ancient world comes alive on this spectacular cruise tour through four countries formed by the worlds's oldest civilizations.
Your journey begins in Greece, on the slopes of Mount Parnassus high above the Gulf of Corinth. Tour the ancient site of Delphi, where the world's most influential oracle made her history-altering prophecies. Then visit Piraeus, the classical history-filled port city of Athens. Its archaeological museum contains relics dating from as far back as the Bronze Age.
Your first stop aboard your cruise is Kusadasi. The Turkish city once held the famed Temple of Artemis, a Wonder of the Ancient World. Spend a day in Istanbul, the only city in the world that spans two continents. Stop at the tiny Greek island of Patmos, and see the UNESCO-listed cave where the Book of Revelation was penned.
Your next stop is the Israeli city of Ashdod, which houses the world's only museum dedicated to the mysterious Philistine culture. Continue to Haifa, overlooking the Mediterranean from the fertile ridge of Mount Carmel. Explore Limassol, home to many of Cyprus' most important archaeological sites including the centuries-old Limassol Castle. On the Greek Island of Rhodes, visit the fortified Old City and the Acropolis of Lindos, where the Colossus of Rhodes once stood.
After disembarking, enjoy a sightseeing tour of Athens, including its most famous site-the Acropolis. It is topped by the stunning 2,500-year-old Parthenon Temple, built to honor the goddess Athena. You'll always remember this ancient adventure!
Jewels of Arabia
Vacation Package Details
Ancient history. Hanging gardens. Black sand beaches warmed by the desert sun. YMT is proud to offer this itinerary unlike any other in our portfolio- discover the highlights of a region where antiquity and the modern world collide on this journey across 7 exotic nations!
Journey through Vietnam
Vietnam Vacation Package Details
Head to Southeast Asia for a fascinating 11-day tour of Vietnam! Experience its ancient history, savory cuisine, breathtaking natural beauty, and lively culture on this unforgettable trip.
Mackinac Island & Grand Hotel
Mackinac Island Vacation Details
Travel back to a time of bygone splendor at the Grand Hotel on Michigan’s Mackinac Island, the “Jewel of the Great Lakes.” The elegant and refined Grand Hotel has been the peak of luxury since 1887, and is just one of the many beautiful places you’ll see on this tour across Michigan and Illinois.
Majestic Alaska Cruise & Tour
Alaska Vacation Details
Leave no sight unseen on this Alaskan vacation! Start off with gold mining in Fairbanks, wildlife in majestic Denali, colorful coastal villages, and a cruise through Kenai Fjords. Then, sail aboard the ms Noordam—passing stunning glaciers and pristine coastline, with the spectacularly scenic Inside Passage for a grand finale.
Check out our Travel Blog for more tips and ideas for your Majestic Alaska Cruise & Tour!
Majestic London & Paris
London & Paris Vacation Package Details
Tour the world-class capitals of London and Paris. These cities are barely 200 miles apart, but they dazzle visitors with their totally unique cultures and histories.
Start off with a sightseeing journey through London. The ancient City on the Thames has been one of the world's most important cities for over 2,000 years. You will tour Westminster Abbey and Buckingham Palace, and see famous sites including the tower of London, Big Ben, and Piccadilly Square. The next day, visit Windsor Castle, home to the British monarchy for over 1,000 years.
Bid adieu to London and travel via high-speed train to Paris. On a guided tour, you will see the must-see sites of the French capital famed for being romantic, elegant, and a culinary center of Europe. Marvel at landmarks including the Arc de Triomph, the Champs Élysées, and of course, the famous Eiffel tower.
Your next full day in France will celebrate the country life. You will see the Château de Fountainbleu, one of the country's largest royal châteaus, and the stylistically influential Château de Vaux- le-Vicomte. Your tour of London and Paris ends with a farewell feast in the City of Light.
Mediterranean Cruise Details
Take a dip in luxury as you escape to the Mediterranean. You’ll explore the French Riviera before cruising the Mediterranean’s azure waters in style aboard the MSC Seaview. See the lasting influence of the Roman empire, immerse yourself in the glamour of the south of France, and stroll through Spain on this flavorful taste of the good life
New England & Canadian Maritimes Cruise and Tour
New England & Canada Cruise Details
Explore New England and Coastal Canada's most famous and fascinating sites during the colorful Autumn season. Stunning natural beauty, vibrant history, and some of the world's best seafood are all waiting for you on this glorious New England and Canada cruise.
First, experience the best of Boston. Fall in love with New England's largest city on a memorable tour. Boston is rich with history and famous for its tough yet sophisticated culture. From there, travel to the playground of America's wealthiest Golden Age families-Newport, Rhode Island. Visit a Newport Mansion, then see Cape Cod and Rutland, Vermont. Drive through the spectacular Green Mountains to Montreal and Quebec City. Both of these French speaking Canadian cities feel distinctly European.
Board your cruise ship and set off for the Maritime Provinces! Prince Edward Island is a mecca for fans of Anne of Green Gables, while Nova Scotia is teeming with pirate history. Continue down the coast to Maine. Eat a lobster roll in Portland, and we recommend visiting Acadia National Park during your time in Bar Harbor. Your final stop is Boston, where you will disembark and head for home.
New Orleans & Western Caribbean Cruise
Vacation Package Details
Laissez les bon temps rouler — or let the good times roll — in the lively and historic city of New Orleans, then embark for paradise on a relaxing Western Caribbean cruise on Norwegian Cruise Line's Norwegian Breakaway. Warm weather, flavorful cuisine and the good life await!
New York & Gems of Europe Cruise
Transatlantic Cruise Details
A brilliant journey awaits you—explore New York and the Azores before cruising through the Mediterranean aboard the Norwegian Gem. Visit several of the greatest cities on both sides of the Atlantic, while enjoying included experiences in New York and Rome. This is one transatlantic cruise you don't want to miss!
Norwegian Fjords Explorer
Norwegian Vacation Details
Take a memorable Norwegian cruise tour through crystal-clear fjords. Relax and enjoy the view of sheer cliffs, lush forests, snow-covered peaks, and charming villages. Your vacation begins with several days in Amsterdam, where you will enjoy both included activities and free time. See the city's legendary canals by boat, and explore central Amsterdam on a guided walking tour.
Then Board a ship to Norway, where the first fjord you will see is Hardangerfjord, one of the country's most beautiful. Explore the tiny village of Eidfjord, then travel toward the towering mountains of the Hardangervidda National Park. Keep your eyes peeled for Troll's Tongue, the striking rock formation dangling more than 2,000 feet above Lake Ringedalsvatnet.
Continue to the art nouveau city of Alesund and the village of Geiranger on the banks of Geirangerfjord. The UNESCO-listed landscape is the inspiration for the fictional land of Arendelle, the fairytale setting of Disney's Frozen.
Spend a day in lovely Bergen, Norway's "City of Seven Mountains." Bergen offers plenty for visitors to enjoy including museums, art galleries, and restaurants serving some of the finest seafood in the country. Return to Amsterdam for a final day at leisure. The natural beauty and distinctive culture of Norway's fjords make it one of Europe's most distinctive and special destinations. You'll never forget your time in this magical land.
Oberammergau & Best of Italy
Passion Play Tour Details
Imagine the once-in-a-lifetime experience of the Oberammergau Passion Play, followed by a tour of the most romantic country in the world – Italy. Marvel at historic sites, architecture and art and indulge in Italian food. The grand finale of this tour is Vatican City, the center of the Roman Catholic Church.
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Oberammergau & The Sound of Music
Oberammergau Tour Details
Combine the once-in-a-lifetime experience of the Oberammergau Passion Play with a fairytale tour of Bavaria and Austria. This journey takes you to Castle of Neuschwanstein, the beautiful Alps, a “Sound of Music” experience in Salzburg and finally through the Imperial history of Europe in Vienna.
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Pacific Coast Cruise
West Coast Cruise Details
Enjoy the Pacific Coast’s finest island escapes, waterfront cities, and idyllic seaside towns on this spectacular cruise tour from California to Canada. You’ll visit incredible destinations and enjoy unique experiences, starting with a guided tour from Hollywood to San Diego. From there, you’ll embark on your cruise and head up the Pacific Coast.
Your first port stop is Avalon, the only incorporated city on Catalina Island. Heading north, you’ll see Santa Barbara’s Spanish mission-style architecture and stunning ocean views. You might end up leaving your heart in San Francisco after a 2-night onboard stay in one of California’s most beautiful and culturally rich cities. You’ll have plenty of time to explore historical landmarks including Coit Tower, the Golden Gate Bridge, and the island prison of Alcatraz.
British Columbia’s capital city of Victoria, a former English colony distinguished by historical architecture and waterfront restaurants, is your perfect introduction to Canada. Finally, continue to Vancouver where you will disembark and enjoy a final day surrounded by clear mountain views and a vibrant culture. Check out our Travel Blog for more helpful tips and ideas.
Panama Canal Cruise & Coastal California
Cruise Through Panama Canal Details
Take a Panama Canal cruise to witness for yourself one of history’s most impressive feats of engineering—and some of California, Mexico, and Central America’s prettiest scenery. You really can have it all on this unforgettable cruise and land tour!
Your guided cruise tour begins with a stop in Cartagena, a stunning UNESCO-listed city on the Caribbean coast. From there, you’ll be awed as you cross over the legendary Panama Canal, the 51-mile passage connecting the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans.
On the Pacific side, you’ll have plenty of time to relax and soak up the rays in sunny beach towns and resort cities from Costa Rica to Mexico.
Your cruise ends in Los Angeles, where you begin you tour up the California coast. You won’t find a more dazzling spot than ritzy Santa Barbara. Known as the American Riviera, Santa Barbara is renowned for its Spanish mission-style architecture and clear ocean views.
Continuing north, you can sample a Danish pastry in Solvang in the picturesque Santa Ynez Valley, and look out for playful dolphins along Pismo Beach. History lovers will enjoy visiting the fishermen’s community of Monterey, where historical buildings bring early California to life. Wrap up your journey in the “City by the Bay.” San Francisco is full of iconic architecture including the Golden Gate Bridge, Coit Tower, and the Victorian Painted Ladies.
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Panama Canal Cruise & Southern California
Vacation Package Details
Pack your sunscreen and sense of adventure for our amazing cruise through the Panama Canal. This guided tour and cruise will take you across sunny Southern California, Mexico’s beach towns, Central America’s most fascinating ports of call, and through the spectacular Panama Canal.
Your tour begins with a tour of Southern California, starting in San Diego. California’s southernmost city’s easygoing vibe and white sand beaches really put the “golden” in the Golden State. The USS Midway Museum, housed on America’s longest-serving aircraft carrier, is another San Diego highlight.
After heading north to enjoy the Los Angeles, you’ll board your ship and set sail for the finest beaches in Mexico. Cabo San Lucas is the perfect place to dine al fresco or take a barefoot stroll across endless stretches of white sand. Puerto Vallarta, meanwhile, is the quintessential Mexican resort town overflowing with the charm of the old country.
For a vibrant showcase of the lively nation of Guatemala, you can’t do better than Puerto Quetzal. If you want to experience “the pure life,” you’ll love Puntarenas, Costa Rica. Then, it’s your chance to witness humankind’s most impressive engineering feat—the legendary Panama Canal. Your final stop is Cartagena, Colombia’s fascinating UNESCO-recognized colonial city on the Caribbean coast.
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Paris, Normandy and the Loire Valley
France Vacation Package Details
Explore France, from the glamorous city of Paris to the poignant beaches of Normandy to the grand châteaux of the Loire Valley to exclusive wine tastings at some of the world’s finest vineyards. This journey through the heart of Northern France is full of experiences you’ll cherish for a lifetime.
Portugal & The Douro River Valley
Portugal River Cruise Details
The Douro River Valley has been home to a thriving wine industry for over 2,000 years—sail through this stunning region whose history, natural beauty, and sophisticated culinary culture make it one of Europe’s most appealing vacation destinations.
Rendezvous on the Rhône
Rhône River Cruise DetailsSightseeing in Paris followed by a river cruise through the heart of Provence and French wine country, as made famous in the works of Vincent Van Gogh. Sounds wonderful, doesn’t it? This picture-perfect vacation is designed to give travelers a complete experience of France in just 8 nights: Paris, Versailles, Dijon, Lyon, Avignon, and more!
Rhône River Cruise & Flavors of Champagne
Rhône River Cruise Details
The most romantic city in the world. The most exclusive drink. The most beautiful river. This tour and river cruise down the Rhone is a celebration of France, highlighting the nation’s culture, history, scenery, and almost palpable joie de vivre.
Rocky Mountains & Black Hills National Parks Tour
Rocky Mountains Vacation Details
Be captivated by America’s most beautiful western landscapes as you discover historic sites, visit uniquely charming towns, and take in endless vistas on a Rocky Mountains tour. Don’t miss this journey through the (formerly) Wild, Wild West and three breathtaking national parks.
Jackson Hole, Wyoming is both quaint and upscale. This ultimate cowboy town is surrounded by beautiful snow-capped mountains and dense wilderness; but it also happens to house fine art galleries and excellent dining and shopping. Next door to Jackson Hole, yet a world away, is Grand Teton National Park, whose tallest peak, Grand Teton, rises more than 7,000 feet into the clean air.
Yellowstone National Park, our nation’s first national park, is one of its most majestic. See pristine nature in Yellowstone, including the legendary Old Faithful. The geyser’s 20 daily eruptions earned it the nickname “Eternity’s Timepiece.”
The Black Hills of South Dakota are home to the frontier town of Deadwood, where countless infamous characters made and lost their fortunes. The massive stone carvings of the Crazy Horse Memorial and Mount Rushmore National Monument must be seen to be believed.
Stop in Cheyenne, Wyoming, America’s “Rodeo and Railroad Capital.” Look at scenic mountains, impossibly clear lakes, and an abundance of wildlife at Rocky Mountains National Park. Natural beauty and frontier history make this tour a can’t-miss!
Russia & Baltic Sea Cruise and Tour
Vacation Package DetailsTake a trip through the Baltics on this amazing itinerary that visits 6 fascinating countries. Enjoy a relaxing 9-night cruise including 2 days in St. Petersburg, Russia, plus a land tour of Copenhagen as you travel through one of Europe’s most beautiful regions!
Sights of Scotland Tour
Scotland Vacation Details
Experience a Scottish vacation tour of this wild, otherworldly country filled with history, mystery, and magic. Where craggy mountains stand sentry over misty moors, and grand castles overlook murky lochs. Visit ancient cities and see why Scotland's culture, history, scenery and food are unlike anywhere else!
Begin with a sightseeing trip through Edinburgh, Scotland's UNESCO-recognized capital. You'll have the chance to take a peek at Scotland's Crown Jewels as you explore the ancient Edinburgh Castle, which has watched over the city for nearly a thousand years. See Scone Palace, the red stone fortress where Scotland's parliament met, and ancient kings were crowned. Pass Britain's tallest mountain range as you continue to the Highlands.
Cruise across Loch Ness, whose depths are said to contain Nessie, the world's most famous cryptid. Look out at the site of the brutal Battle of Culloden Moor, then explore the medieval Cawdor Castle. Sample a wee dram of Scotch Whiskey at a local distillery, and travel by ferry to the windswept Isle of Skye where Clan Donald Centre is a can't-miss for anyone with Scottish blood!
Continue down the coast to the rugged shoreline of Argyll. See the weaponry of Inverary castle, then relax on the banks of sprawling Loch Lomond. Finally, enjoy Glasgow on a panoramic tour followed by a Farewell Feast. Your trip to Scotland is sure to leave you with fond memories to last a lifetime!
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Sights of Spain & Mediterranean Cruise
Mediterranean Vacation Details
This guided land tour of Spain, followed by a stunning Mediterranean cruise, promises to be the trip of a lifetime. Start your tour in Madrid, one of Europe’s most spectacular and culturally vibrant capital cities. Do you love history? Then Toledo is for you. Its cathedral is arguably the greatest example of Gothic architecture in the world.
In Barcelona, you’ll see ancient influences throughout the Gothic Quarter, the heart of the Old City. Of course, Barcelona is also home to impressive works of the famous Antoni Gaudí, including the Sagrada Familia.
Your cruise embarks from Barcelona, stopping first in Marseille. France’s oldest city is recognized as a Distinguished European Capital of Culture. Then it’s off to Naples, which was first settled by the Greeks over 3,000 years ago. Messina, on the island of Sicily, is the ideal place to enjoy cannoli or explore famous sites like the Piazza del Duomo and the magnificent Messina Cathedral.
Your final port stop is Valletta, one of the world’s smallest capitals. Valletta is so rich with history that the entire city has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Continue back to Barcelona where you disembark and say adios to this amazing vacation package.
Sights Of The Pacific Northwest
Pacific Northwest Vacation
The Pacific Northwest is as famous for its natural beauty as its sophisticated yet quirky cities-experience the best of both worlds on this journey from Seattle to San Francisco. From the Cascade Mountains to Pike's Place and the Golden Gate Bridge, enjoy the ultimate coastal road trip through the Pacific Northwest.
South Africa Safari Tour
South Africa Vacation Details
If you've spent your whole life dreaming of Africa, this South Africa Safari tour belongs at the top of your bucket list. Animal lovers will enjoy many opportunities to view Africa's most iconic wildlife in their natural habitat.
At the flat top of Table Mountain, you'll enjoy the best vistas in all of Cape Town. Enjoy more stunning views at Cape Point Nature Reserve's lighthouse, from which you can take in the rocky landscape, pounding waves, and wildlife including zebras and baboons. In the Western Cape, you will travel hundreds of feet down into the Cango Caves to marvel at prehistoric cave paintings and artifacts. Back above ground, stop by an ostrich farm.
Go under the dome of Birds of Eden Free Flight Aviary to see 5 acres of pristine indigenous forest occupied by thousands of bright, loud, and fascinating birds. Learn about apartheid and the man who dismantled it at the Apartheid Museum and Mandela House in Johannesburg.
From there, take an expert-guided safari in Kruger National Park, the natural habitat of the famous wildlife that makes South Africa the ultimate a dream destination for animal lovers. Look out for the Big 5-elephants, lions, leopards, rhinos, and Cape buffalo-along with hundreds of other species including crocodiles, zebras, and giraffes.
Spirit Of The Yukon
Alaska Tour Details
Experience the ruggedness of Alaska and the Yukon on this journey deep into the wildest country in North America. Stunning natural beauty including brilliant blue glaciers, icy lakes, forests, and towering peaks, combines with the gold rush history and friendly culture of this untamable territory.
Treasures of the Rhine River Cruise
Rhine River Tour Details
Experience all the beauty, culture, and history of the Rhine River as it weaves its way through the stunning countryside and greatest cities of Germany, Belgium, and the Netherlands. Sophistication meets tranquility on this fabulous river cruise.
Ultimate Alaska Discovery & Yukon
Venture deep into the independent, rugged, and unforgettably beautiful wilderness of Alaska and the Yukon on this untamed ultimate journey.
Ultimate Canyons & Rocky Mountains National Parks Tour
Vacation Package Details
Discover the American West on this tour through 9 spectacular National Parks. The fascinating history, diverse landscapes, and stunning views on this itinerary will captivate you!
Ultimate Great Britain
United Kingdom Vacation Details
Discover England and Wales and take an extended journey through Scotland on this one magical tour through these magnificent countries. Visit castles, countrysides, culturally-rich cities, and more!
Ultimate Greece & Italy
Greece & Italy Vacation Details
Take the ultimate Greece and Italy vacation by combining two of YMT's most popular tours. You'll see more and save more by combining our unforgettable Italy and Greece tours, earning a free flight from Athens to Rome.
Your tour begins in Athens. See thousands of years of history in monuments including Hadrian's Arch and the legendary Acropolis. Next, travel by ferry to Mykonos. Be charmed by this island famous for its domed churches painted the colors of the Greek flag, and its hilltop windmills.
You'll continue to Santorini, which many consider the prettiest island in the world. With its black sand beaches and incredible sunsets overlooking the caldera, you might soon agree! Spend a final day in Athens, then say buongiorno! to Rome.
History buffs will not be disappointed on their Roman holiday. Enjoy guided tours of Vatican City and Rome, with highlights including the pristine Sistine Chapel and the Roman Forum.
Head next to peaceful villages and towns including Orvieto, Bologna, Pisa, and Florence, the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance. Next, explore the canals of Venice on foot and by boat-automobiles are forbidden in this captivating city. Your final full day starts with a visit to Medieval Verona, the setting of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. That evening, your Italy and Greece trip ends with a farewell feast in sophisticated Milan.
Ultimate Scotland & Ireland Tour
Scotland and Ireland Vacation Details
Experience the best of 2 stunning countries on this journey through Scotland and Ireland, which promises to be an adventure you’ll never forget. First, see the great cities of Scotland on guided panoramic tours. Edinburgh is Scotland’s UNESCO-recognized capital, while Glasgow is its largest city.
You will also explore the legendary Highlands, passing Britain’s tallest mountain range and a working sheep dog farm along the way. Keep your eyes peeled for monsters on a cruise across Loch Ness, and learn about Scottish clans on the Isle of Skye. Enjoy battlefields, castles, and distilleries before leaving Scotland on your included flight to Ireland.
Visit all of Ireland’s must-see sights, starting in Dublin. Then travel to ancient Waterford to tour the Waterford Crystal Factory. Sample a wee bit of Irish whiskey on a distillery to help muster the courage to kiss the Blarney Stone at Blarney Castle.
You’ll experience Ireland’s most breathtaking natural beauty at three of its most famous sites. Be amazed by the spectacular Ring of Kerry, the dramatic Cliffs of Moher, and the rock formations of the Giant’s Causeway. Your final stop will be Belfast before returning to Dublin, the perfect way to end this remarkable Ireland and Scotland tour.
Ultimate Southern Coast & Blue Ridge
From Spanish forts to Revolutionary War strongholds, experience Southern history and hospitality as you travel across the Historic South! The next half of your tour is a journey from the Appalachian Highlands through the Smokey Mountains, Kentucky Bluegrass Country, and Music City.
Ultimate Spain & Portugal
Uncover the warm culture of Southern Spain & Portugal as you marvel at stunning sights, explore bustling cities, and experience unforgettable delights. Explore two of the most historic countries in this ultimate journey including visits to Madrid, Barcelona, Lisbon, Porto, and more!