Proving that it’s never too early to book ahead, Wendy Wu Tours has unveiled its early bird campaign targeting savvy travellers looking to lock in their holidays for 2024.
Travellers who act fast can save up to $1,000 per person on a wide selection of Wendy Wu group tours scheduled to depart next year.
The first-round early bird campaign deals can be booked from 14 July for bookings up to (and including) 10 of August 2023, representing the best availability and value for deal seekers. For those who miss out, Wendy Wu Tours will offer a second round of early bird offers until 30 September 2023 on the selected tours and dates that remain.
“Savings obviously vary by destination and tour itinerary, but regardless, we consider this the best time of year to genuinely save, no matter where you want to travel in the new year,” explained Wendy Wu Tours Managing Director Australia, Simon Bell.
“Travellers only need to make a $300 deposit (per person) to secure their preferred tour departure. And for past passengers, it’s even more attractive with an opportunity to combine our early bird offers with any eligible loyalty discounts they have accrued for even greater savings.”
With more than 150 departures on 70+ tours available, there is an itinerary to appeal to everyone. Destinations include Japan, Southeast Asia, China, India, Middle East, Central Asia, Latin America, South Korea, Taiwan, Sri Lanka and Turkey for the always-popular Anzac Day Dawn Service departure.
Check out some of our favourite ‘On Trend Tours’ and early bird savings available for sale:
Save up to $1,000
Japan Uncovered is Wendy Wu’s most extensive Japanese tour, featuring 18 days of travel and ‘not to be missed’ sights and cultural highlights. Featuring modern cities, historical sights and beautiful landscapes, it ensures you’ll get the most from this fascinating land. Discover historic Kyoto and Nara, reflect on Hiroshima and Miyajima, explore Kanazawa and Takayama and see snow monkeys and admire beautiful Mount Fuji. City adventures include vibrant Tokyo – where you will experience Shibuya Crossing – and magnificent Osaka. Day trips include a visit to a traditional wasabi farm and visit to artist Kubota Itchiku’s art museum to see his elaborate dyed silk creations.Early Bird price, from $11,890 per person twin share.
Japan by Rail is a 22 day fully inclusive tour, ideal for those with time to explore Japan from top to bottom. Jump on board the bullet train and cover three islands in one trip – Kyushu, Honshu and Hokkaido. Highlights include Nagasaki and Hiroshima, Sapporo, Sendai and Hakodate, bustling Tokyo, and seeing the snow monkeys of Nagano up close in person. Special experiences include hands-on sushi and sake cup making sessions and test driving momiji manju (maple leaf bean buns), Miyajima’s famed, century old confectionery crafted locally. Early Bird price, from $13,990 per person twin share.
Save up to $600
Inspiring India 14 days fully inclusive, and an ideal pick for those planning their first trip to India. Soak in the Taj Mahal at sunrise, tigers in Ranthambore and the extravagance of Rajasthan all in one extraordinary, action-packed itinerary. Other highlights include scouring the spice markets of Delhi, exploring the holy Pushkar with a walking tour through its bustling market to admiring the enormous range of fresh produce, colourful textiles; a boat cruise across the waters of Lake Pichola to see the palaces of Udaipur and the ‘Pink City’ of Jaipur where travellers can take a bustling backstreets tour of the old town to catch a glimpse of the age-old art of carpet-weaving, a fascinating artistry still practised the traditional way. Early Bird price, from $5,380 per person, twin share.
Rajasthan Panorama is a 22 day fully inclusive journey through Rajasthan, the land of extravagant forts and palaces, Includes an overnight stay in a traditional desert camp and an exhilarating jeep safari through the stark landscapes of the Thar Desert venturing out to Bishnoi for a village visit, where you’ll see local life and the practice of traditional handicrafts. Travellers can also wander the ‘Blue City’ of Jodhpur, discover romantic Udaipur, ride on a rickshaw through the hustle and bustle of Bikaner’s bazaar and enjoy a cruise on Lake Pichola, passing by the iconic Taj Lake Palace. Early Bird price from $6,880 per person, twin share.
Highlights of Sri Lanka is a fabulous 15-day introduction to the beautiful country of Sri Lanka, from the rich heritage of the Cultural Triangle through the wilds of Yala National Park to the colonial seaside beauty of Galle. Explore ancient Sinhalese ruins, discover the delights of Colombo and Kandy’s sacred temple as well as spotting elephants while on safari. Early Bird price from $6,680 per person, twin share.
Save up to $500
Magnificent China is a 22-day tour that takes in China’s greatest hits. From the Great Wall and Terracotta Warriors, to cruising on the Yangtze and the breathtaking Li River, this tour encompasses China’s most magnificent sights as well as spending a little extra time in its most exciting cities. Travellers can also watch the giant pandas play, enjoy a stay in rural Yangshuo, stroll old gardens in Suzhou and visit a traditional tea house in Chengdu. This tour includes tickets to the ERA Show at the Shanghai Circus World – a breathtaking show of martial arts, acrobatics and stunning special effects. Early Bird price from $7,380 per person, twin share.
China: The Big One is a 28 day ‘Go Beyond’ style tour that offers a slower pace and lots of time for exploring and immersing in the local culture, without the group. As well as vibrant cities, discover the charms of beautiful Yangshuo, delightful Dali and quaint Lijiang, with a journey to Shaxi ancient town which is home to a number of China’s minority people. This tour visits the Huanghuacheng section of the Great Wall and allows travellers to meet with a Taoist priest at Weibaoshanto and undertake a guided meditation session.Early Bird price from $7,980 per person, twin share.
Vietnam at a Glance takes in the country’s top sights with a concise 12 days fully inclusive itinerary, perfect for those with limited time but maximum curiosity. With this tour you can tick off the highlights with visits to charming Hoi An, historical Hue, spectacular Halong Bay and the Mekong Delta. Explore Saigon and the Cu Chi tunnels, enjoy the vibrant streets of Hanoi’s Old Quarter by cyclo and much more. Early Bird price from $4,490 per person, twin share.
Mekong Explorer is a 21 day discovery tour of Vietnam that includes a four-night Mekong River cruise, a one day cruise on Halong Bay, and a pass into Cambodia to admire the majestic Temples of Angkor at sunset. Danang’s striking ‘Golden Bridge’, Hanoi’s Old Quarter and rural Hoi An are other highlights. Early Bird price from $8,280 per person, twin share.
Scenic South Korea invites travellers on a 14 day journey to uncover the complex history, skyscrapers and centuries-old temples of this destination. From bustling cities and stunning countryside to UNESCO World Heritage-listed national forests. It is a tour full of contrasts with tea ceremonies, cable car rides, visits to UNESCO listed forests, and an informative and unusual adventure to the DMZ 0 the buffer zone between the Koreas. Early Bird price from $9,880 per person, twin share.
Save up to $400
Treasures of Taiwan 15 days fully inclusive tour that explore the cities of Taipei and Tainan, where ancient and modern sit side by side. Unwind at Sun Moon Lake, visit the Fo Guang Shan Monastery, relax on the beach at Kenting and make a stop at the Kavalan Whisky Distillery, one of Taiwan’s most famous, where you can learn all about the process of creating Taiwanese whisky. Early Bird price from $7,090 per person, twin share.
Save up to $300
Egypt and Jordan Adventure is a 20-day adventure combining famous monuments, temples, and one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. It’s full of bucket list favourites like the Pyramids of Giza, the catacombs of Alexandria, cruising from Luxor to Aswan and venturing inside the tomb of Tutankhamun at one of Egypt’s most prolific archaeological sites, in the Valley of the Kings. Travellers can also float in the buoyant Dead Sea, experience Petra by candlelight and stay at a Bedouin camp in Wadi Rum. Early Bird price from $14,380 per person, twin share.
Ultimate South America is an all-encompassing, 29 day journey from iconic Machu Picchu and the salt flats of Bolivia to Chile’s Atacama Desert to the vineyards of Argentina and the incredible Iguazu Falls. The salt flats of Uyuni, Iguazu Falls, Lake Titicaca and Mendoza – one of the greatest wine regions of the world are itinerary highlights. Early Bird price from $23,580 per person, twin share.
Journey through Central Asia is a 28 day ‘Go Beyond’ tour, that retraces legendary journeys on this unforgettable Central Asian adventure through the ‘Five Stans’ visiting Silk Road gems, charming villages and remote landscapes while soaking up the mystical old-world atmosphere. In addition to the Silk Road and colourful bazaars, one of the most memorable parts of this trip is a night spent in a traditional yurt for a taste of Kyrgyz nomad life at a shepherd’s camp. Early Bird price from $18,280 per person, twin share.
For more information or to make an early bird booking call 1300 727998 or book online at www.wendywutours.com.au
Terms and Conditions: Early bird offers are valid from 14 July to 10 August 2023 on a selected range of departures to Japan, India, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Southeast Asia, Latin America, Turkey, Middle East, Central Asia & China. Tours are subject to availability. Applicable to new bookings only. Wendy Wu Tours reserves the right to release specials which are applicable to new bookings only. Tours and dates may be withdrawn. Bookings are non-transferable. Offer not combinable with any other offer. Indicated rates are based on lead in economy airfares, airfare supplements may apply. Departures booked more than 11 months in advance may be subject to air supplements when airline fares are published.
SOURCE: Wendy Wu Tours