Intimate Group Vacations

There’s nothing quite like traveling with a group of family or friends.  At Royal Travel Center, we put together some of the most interesting vacation experiences for our clients to enjoy.

These “Royal Gems” are unique group departures, typically they are intimate trips where we get to share incredible experiences together and enjoy the camaraderie of each other’s company.
Check out some of our special trips below!

Niagara and the Great Lakes

July 25 – August 1, 2024

Escorted by Mary Lou, Bernie and Kari

Journey from Nature to Culture. From urban skylines to uninhabited islands, discover North America’s wilderness alongside
renowned cultural attractions while cruising the striking waterways of the Great Lakes. Immerse yourself in the industrial and maritime
history of the Great Lakes, experience the power of thundering Niagara Falls and admire the scores of migratory birds at Point Pelee. Led by
a team of experts, explore sheltered bays, woodlands and a unique car-free island. onboard the beautiful Viking Octantus.

Wild Guianas to The Amazon Basin

October 7-21, 2024

Virtuoso Voyage escorted by Mary Lou 

Join an extraordinary expedition cruise from Bridgetown to Manaus. This unique itinerary allows you to explore the breathtaking natural wonders and diverse cultures along the eastern coast of South America. Discover the majestic beauty of the Amazon Rainforest, the vibrant colors of the Caribbean, and the rich history of colonial Brazil. Enjoy the luxurious amenities and personalized service that Seabourn is renowned for, while experiencing thrilling adventures and unforgettable moments on shore. Don’t miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime adventure on Seabourn Venture.

Colors of Provence Christmas River Cruise

December 5-12, 2024

Escorted by Mary Lou and Jenny

We have exciting news for next year’s Christmas Markets river cruise! It’s the south of France.with AMA Waterways December 5 -12, 2024.  The fabulous. AMA Kristina takes us on a brilliant holiday itinerary down the Rhone river from Lyon to Arles.

And of course in signature Royal Travel Center fashion,we offer a we offer our special custom pre-cruise tour. It's Switzerland with Zurich and your opportunity to see the spectacular 32 foot tree adorned with hundreds of Swarkovski crystals. Our rail journey continues to Lucerne, Montreux and Lyon. Or you may opt for AMA’s special pre-and post cruise land options.

A Journey to Creole Culture and Sainted Shores

January 24 – February 4, 2025

Virtuoso Voyage escorted by Mary Lou and Julie

Join us for a Virtuoso Voyage onboard the beautiful new Explora II as we escape the winter blues and weave our way through the Lesser Antilles from St Barths and Guadeloupe to the coral reefs of St Vincent and the Grenadines.  See the Pitons in St Lucia and the pristine beaches of Antigua and Virgin Gorda.

Mississippi Delta Explorer

March 15-22, 2025

Escorted by Mary Lou and Bernie

SOUTHERN HERITAGE & QUAINT TOWNS. Discover Darrow, the gateway to the grand homes of the Lower Mississippi and explore the fascinating towns along the banks of the Mississippi that preserve the memory of the American South’s early history. Learn about Natchez’s French and Acadian heritage and pay your respects at the Vicksburg battlefield. Savor delicious Cajun and Creole cuisine, as well as Memphis’s famous barbecue, as you celebrate musical legends in the birthplace of rock ‘n’ roll.

Wild Scottish Isles and Iceland

May 8-18, 2025

Virtuoso Voyage escorted by Mary Lou and Jenny

Join us on an epic expedition cruise to the Wild Scottish Isles and Iceland in May 2025. This exclusive itinerary offers a rare opportunity to explore the remote and rugged landscapes of two extraordinary destinations. Witness the natural beauty and diversity of the Scottish Isles, from the towering cliffs of St. Kilda to the pristine beaches of Iona. Then journey to Iceland, where you’ll encounter the stunning landscapes and otherworldly beauty. Experience unique cultures, fascinating history, and the rugged wilderness of Scotland and Iceland on this incredible adventure. From hiking and kayaking to whale watching and exploring ancient ruins, there’s something for everyone on this unforgettable expedition cruise.

Stay tuned for more Royal Gems!

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