Savannah Senior Travel News – 5 Travel Companies that can help you reach the locations on your bucket list
On today’s Savannah Senior Travel News, we look at five top travel destinations for Coastal Empire Senior Citizens.
You’ve put in 30+ years at the office, and your children are grown and off on their own. You may have already reached retirement, or you can see it peaking from around the corner. Life, as you know it, is good. There’s just one problem. Travel seems to be a little more difficult than it was before. The tours and cruises that suited your previously active lifestyle might be just a little too jam-packed for your tastes now. The best solution for many Coastal Empire senior citizens is to find a travel tour specifically designed for mature adults more interested in enjoying an experience instead of adding as many stops to the itinerary as possible. Where are you going to find a travel tour like that? We’ll show you!
Travel for Savannah seniors can be fun!
Here are some travel services specifically set up to work with senior citizens:
5. Nagas – ELDERTREKS
Have you been eager to discover historic Nagas?
Elder Treks can get you there.
Elder Treks is a unique travel company that caters only to the 50+ community of travelers.
The company is popular with Savannah senior travelers looking to explore the world.
The trips they plan include those for active Savannah seniors, small groups, and destinations that are off the beaten path. Some trips are land excursions, while others involve relaxing cruises. While the group specializes in catering their itineraries on the 50 and over crowd, they will allow traveling companions as long as they are over the age of 18.
Eldertreks is currently featuring the Grand Southeast Asia tour, including stops in Cambodia, Vietnam, Thailand, and Burma. You’ll have the opportunity to tour Bangkok, visit the Shwedagon Pagoda in Burma, and cruise down the Mekong River! Other amazing adventures include the Cultural West Africa excursion or the From Sea to Sahara tour of Morocco. Eldertreks has destination locations throughout North America, Central America, South America, Africa, Europe, South East Asia, Asia, and Oceania.
Savannah Senior Travel Guide – Click here for the Elder Treks Website.
4. Capitol Reef – WALKING THE WORLD
Are you hoping to explore Utah’s Capitol Reef?
Utah is a popular destination with Savannah senior travelers.
Walking the World is a tour group designed for seniors who are more active than not. This is a fun organization for our “fit” Savannah seniors. The group focuses on encouraging people of all ages to enjoy life to the fullest extent, regardless of age, while testing their physical limits in a safe and encouraging atmosphere. Ward Luthi, your guide, will lead you on adventure tours across the globe. He founded Walking the World in 1987 and has been personally leading adventure tours ever since.
Savannah Senior Travel Guide – Click here for the Walking the World Website.
3. Brunie Mosque – 50 PLUS EXPEDITIONS
Do you consider the Brunei Mosque of the of the “must see” world travel destinations?
You are not alone – many of our Savannah senior travelers agree.
50 Plus Expeditions is another travel agency specializing in adventure travel for the 50+ community. They also claim to be able to eradicate single supplement charges normally included for single travelers on cruises and guided tours, a money-saving perk for the frugal traveler.
Trips are split into three categories depending on the level of activity each day. For example, and easy trip will involve 2-3 hours of walking or hiking each day; a moderate trip will include anywhere from 4-6 hours of activity; and a demanding trip is more strenuous and limited to those in great physical condition. Trips with 50 Plus Expeditions include destinations in the Arctic, Antarctica, Asia, East Africa, Europe, Latin America, and North America.
Savannah Senior Travel Guide – Click here for the 50 Plus Expeditions website.
2. Paris – SENIOR WOMEN’S TRAVEL TOURS
Let’s face it, Paris holds a special mystique for many Savannah and Georgria senior travelers
Senior Women’s Travel (SWT) is a group dedicated to providing travel opportunities to single senior women. The goal is to let women know that they can still travel, despite their ages, and even if they don’t have a traveling companion.
An upcoming trip to Buenos Aires, for example, will feature opportunities to explore the history and diverse culture of the area. The trip will include tango lessons, historic tours, shopping, and more!
Even more unique is the opportunity for senior women to take their granddaughters on vacation with them. Senior Women’s Travel plans unique adventures so that grandmother and granddaughter can experience the joys of traveling together. A trip to Paris, for example, includes a Paris Chocolate Tour, a bus tour of the famous Parisian monuments, and a fashion show, amongst many others.
Savannah Senior Travel Guide – Click here for the Senior Women’s Travel Website.
1. Egyptian Pyramids – SMITHSONIAN JOURNEYS
For many Georgia senior citizens, Egypt personifies the “Old World”. Whether you believe Egyptians were a unique civilization or ambassadors from outer space, the pyramids are simply fascinating to many of our Savannah readers.
Smithsonian Journeys is a travel agency specializing in educational travel opportunities for families, individuals, and seniors alike. With destinations around the globe, each tour features a study leader who does more than simply guide you from place to place. The study leaders have spent years studying the areas within which they work, and offer an in-depth perspective, guidance that will surely turn your trip into a unique educational experience, regardless of whether or not you end up in Egypt or the Caribbean.
Tours range from land-only to cruises, train rides, and more. They offer value-priced opportunities, perfect for a retiree on a budget and a variety of tours from incredibly active adventures to the more relaxed exploration. Smithsonian Journeys has something for everyone!
There are dozens of travel groups dedicated to focusing on affordable and accommodating adventures for senior citizens. These are just a few of our favorites. Regardless of the trip you choose, you can be assured you’ll travel comfortably with knowledgeable guides and friendly hosts! Enjoy your trip!
Savannah Senior Travel Guide – Click here for the Smithsonian Journeys website.
We hope today’s Savannah Senior Travel News segment has been helpful – and safe traveling!
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