There's more to sand than building castles
 
01
Go Fossil Hunting In Mongolia

The first dinosaur eggs were found in the Gobi Desert in the 1920s. Dinosaur fossils can still be seen protruding out of the ground. Bayanzay is the place to live out your Jurassic Park fantasies and go fossil hunting in Mongolia.

Singing Sand Dunes Mongolia

02
Camel Ride In Abu Dhabi 

Saddle up and ride out across the dunes on the desert’s most famous 4x4. If you book into Qasr Al Sarab in Abu Dhabi, she can join a camel caravan at sunset. 

Qasr Al Sarab Abu Dhabi

 

03
Ride A Segway Around Uluru

Discover the world’s most famous monolith by Segway. Go for a whirl around the Red Centre and discover waterholes, ancient caves and learn more about aboriginal culture along the way. It’s perfect for kids who want to see as much as possible before they go home. Aged 12 and above. 

Segway around Uluru

04
Sleep In An Airstream Trailer On The Uyuni Salt Flats.

If you’re looking for adventure, ask your Lightfoot Travel Designer to book an airstream trailer for you on the Uyuni Salt Flats. Your space-age hideaway looks at home on this glistening moonscape. 

Uyuni Salt Flats

 

05
Take A Hot Air Balloon Ride In Albuquerque  

If you want to see an elephant fly, you don’t have to wait to watch Dumbo on the big screen, you can head to the Balloon Fiesta in Albuquerque. Here hundreds of colourful balloons will take to the skies, while bands and artists entertain the crowds below. But if you want to take to the skies, you can also have the chance to do that too. 

balloon fiesta albuquerque

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From $5,180 pp

Mongolia for Families

Ulaanbaatar & Central Heartland

  • The kids will love the experience of sleeping in traditional Mongolian felt tents, or ‘gers’
  • Whether it’s horse ack riding or walking, get the kids out in nature and be active all throughout this vacation
  • Learn about Mongolian culture first-hand by staying alongside a nomadic host family, helping them with their daily chores and letting the kids play and interact with the host children

When to go:

J F M A M J J A S O N D
ideal length 7 nights

From $8,510 pp

Ireland Highlight Tour

Ireland

  • Visit the highlights and pubs in Dublin 
  • Admire Powerscourt – one of the finest gardens in Europe
  • Learn about the crystal producing in Waterford
  • Driving through Ireland’s best scenery – Dingle Peninsula, Ring of Kerry, Cliff of Moher

When to go:

J F M A M J J A S O N D
ideal length 10 nights

From $5,720 pp

Egypt For Families

Cairo Aswan, Luxor & the Nile

  • See ancient mummies at the famed Egyptian Museum
  • Crawl through the tombs in the Great Pyramid of Cheops 
  • Go camel riding through the desert
  • Sail down the Nile aboard your luxury cruise, with activities for the whole family
  • Enjoy relaxation by the Red Sea after plenty of learning and exploration
     

When to go:

J F M A M J J A S O N D
ideal length 11 nights
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