2018 Travel Destinations

Romantic Rhine River Cruise during Oktoberfest

September 27 - October 7, 2018
11 days - 22 meals

Highlights: Two nights in Munich (the hotel is walking distance from the Oktoberfest fair grounds), Mainz, Rudesheim, Koblenz, Mannheim, Heidelberg, Rastatt, Baden Baden, Kehl, Strasbourg, Breisach, Colmar, and Basel

Book Now: Pricing starts at $5,474 per person for double occupancy

Registration Deadline: June 29, 2018 to secure pricing as listed. After that date, the trip is available until filled and price is subject to change based on air prices.

* Not included: Cancellation Waiver and Insurance


Islands of New England

October 19 - 26, 2018
8 days - 11 meals

Highlights: Providence, Newport, Boston, Cranberry Bog, Plimoth Plantation, Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, Lobster Dinner, Provincetown, Hyannis, Nantucket

Book Now: Pricing starts at $3,079 per person for double occupancy

Registration Deadline: April 20, 2018 to secure pricing as listed. After that date, the trip is available until filled and price is subject to change based on air prices.

* Not included: Cancellation Waiver and Insurance


2019 Travel Destinations

Florida Adventure

February 23 - March 3, 2019
9 days - 14 meals

Highlights: Amelia Island, Fernandina Beach, St. Augustine, Kennedy Space Center, Full day at Epcot, Bok Tower Gardens, Indian Rocks Beach, Tarpon Springs, Ca' d'Zan Mansion and St. Armands Circle

Book Now: Pricing is $3,654 per person for double occupancy

Registration Deadline: Available until full

* Not included: Cancellation Waiver and Insurance


Peru: Ancient Land of Mysteries

March 23 - April 1, 2019
with Optional 3-Night Peruvian Amazon Post Tour Extension
10 days - 16 meals

Highlights: Lima, Culinary Tasting Experiences, Sacred Valley of the Incas, Local Andean Cultures, Ollantaytambo Ruins, Machu Picchu, Cuzco, Choice on Tour, Lake Titicaca, Uros Floating Islands, Home-Hosted Lunch, Larco Museum

Book Now: Pricing starts at $4,999 per person for double occupancy

Registration Deadline: September 23, 2018 to secure pricing as listed. After that date, the trip is available until filled and price is subject to change based on air prices.

Slide Show Presentation: Wednesday, August 8, 2018 from 12:00pm to 1:00pm at Buckman-Mitchell (500 N Santa Fe St, Visalia)

* Not included: Cancellation Waiver and Insurance


China

April 5 - 13, 2019
9 days - All meals

Highlights: Beijing (Tian An Men Square, Temple of Heaven, Palace Museum, Forbidden City, Summer Palace, Great Wall, Ming Tombs), Suzhou (Lingering Garden, Tiger Hill, Hanshan Temple, National Embroidery Institute), Suzhou, Hangzhou (Lingyin Temple, West Lake), and Shanghai (Yu Garden, the Bund)

Book Now: $2,099 for Chamber members, $2,199 for non-members (Prices listed include: ground transportation from Visalia to LAX and back, roundtrip airfare from LAX, domestic airfare, 3 meals a day, 4-and 5-star hotel accommodations, deluxe bus tours, tour guides, and entrance fees for attractions)

Registration Deadline: February 15, 2019

Slide Show Presentation: TBD

*Not included: Cancellation Waiver and Insurance, $160 visa processing fee


Cherry Blossom in Japan

April 6 - 16, 2019
11 days - 13 meals

Highlights: Enjoy a cultural immersion into the land of Emperor's, Buddha's, temples and shrines memorializing Shogun's through the centuries. Steeped in history, yet cosmopolitan, Tokyo and Kyoto offer a vibrant look into the country's past. Experience transportation from 'ancient' to modern with a rickshaw ride and journeys on the famed bullet train. Witness the effects of history and restoration during a visit to Hiroshima and see Osaka's famous landmark castle.

Book Now: Pricing starts at $7,194 per person for double occupancy

Registration Deadline: December 7, 2018 to secure pricing as listed. After that date, the trip is available until filled and price is subject to change based on air prices.

Slide Show Presentation: Tuesday, August 21, 2018 from 12:00pm to 1:00pm at Buckman-Mitchell (500 N Santa Fe St, Visalia)

*Not included: Cancellation Waiver and Insurance


Sunny Portugal

May 17 - 26, 2019
With Optional 4-Night Madeira Island Post Tour Extension
10 days - 14 meals

Highlights: Portguese Riviera, Lisbon, Fado Dinner Show, Sintra, Obidos, Fatima, Evora, Alentejo Countryside Stay, Sagres, Lagos, Algarve, Faro, Cork Factory, Azeitao, 2 Winery Tours, 5 UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Book Now: Pricing starts at $3,899 per person for double occupancy

Registration Deadline: November 18, 2018 to secure pricing as listed. After that date, the trip is available until filled and price is subject to change based on air prices.

Slide Show Presentation: Wednesday, August 22, 2018 from 12:00pm to 1:00pm at the City Administration Office (220 N Santa Fe St, Visalia)

*Not included: Cancellation Waiver and Insurance


Alaska the Great Land

June 19 - 27, 2019
9 days - 13 meals

Highlights: Journey to the "Land of the Midnight Sun" where towering mountains, massive glaciers and abundant wildlife await your arrival.

Book Now: Pricing starts at $4,674 per person for double occupancy

Registration Deadline: February 19, 2019 to secure pricing as listed. After that date, the trip is available until filled and price is subject to change based on air prices.

Slide Show Presentation: Wednesday, September 19, 2018 from 12:00pm to 1:00pm at the City Administration Office (220 N Santa Fe St, Visalia)

*Not included: Cancellation Waiver and Insurance


Gems of Eastern Europe River Cruise

June 28 - July 8, 2019
11 days - 23 meals

Highlights: Hungary, Croatia, Serbia, Bulgaria, Romania

Book Now: Pricing starts at $4,509 per person for double occupancy which includes FREE airfare until June 30, 2018.

Registration Deadline: June 30, 2018 to secure FREE airfare

*Not included: Cancellation Waiver and Insurance


Shades of Ireland

July 22 - August 3, 2019
13 days - 17 meals

Highlights: Dublin, Irish Evening, Kilkenny, Waterford, Blarney Castle, Ring of Kerry, Jaunting Car Ride, Cliffs of Moher, Farm Visit, Galway, Donegal Town, Derry, Giant's Causeway, Glens of Antrim, Belfast, "Titanic Experience", Castle Stay

Book Now: Pricing starts at $4,749 per person for double occupancy.

Registration Deadline: January 23, 2019 to secure pricing as listed. After that date, the trip is available until filled and price is subject to change based on air prices.

Slide Show Presentation: TBD

*Not included: Cancellation Waiver and Insurance


Journey Around Lake Michigan

August 10 - 18, 2019
9 days - 13 meals

Highlights: Embark on a journey around Lake Michigan to discover its giant sand dunes, quaint villages of Door County, shipwrecks of Lake Superior and the crown jewel of Mackinac Island, the Grand Hotel.

Book Now: Pricing starts at $3,323 per person for double occupancy if booked by September 30, 2018. Beginning October 1, 2018, please add $875 per person for airfare.

Registration Deadline: September 30, 2018 to receive discounted airfare price of $249 per person

Slide Show Presentation: Tuesday, August 21, 2018 from 1:00pm to 2:00pm at Buckman-Mitchell (500 N Santa Fe St, Visalia)

*Not included: Cancellation Waiver and Insurance


2020 Travel Destinations

Oberammergau: Germany & Austria

June 9 - 18, 2020
10 days - 11 meals

Highlights: Munich, Germany; Oberammergau - Passion Play (only offered every 10 years); Neuschwanstein Castle; Salzburg, Austria; Danube Valley; Vienna, Austria

Book Now: Pricing starts at $3,359 per person for double occupancy. This price does NOT reflect air. Air pricing will be available 1 year in advance.

Registration Deadline: February 28, 2019 or until full - Only 2 spots left!

*Not included: Airfare and Cancellation Waiver and Insurance


Slide Show Presentations

Attend a slide show presentation to learn more about the trip you're interested in such as what's included and what you'll need to do to sign up. Can't make the slide show? Call the Chamber at 559-734-5876 or email dante@visaliachamber.org to get all of the information you missed.

Slide show dates are listed under each trip. If a slide show is not listed, it has passed.


Tour Operators

Presented by our members: Collette Vacations, Mayflower Tours and Citslinc

All trips are based on double occupancy. If you have any questions regarding our travel program please contact Dante @ 734.5876 or via email at dante@visaliachamber.org.


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