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N ew Zealand is a country made for walkers, and we've selected two of South Island's most renowned 'track walks' as the centrepiece of this outstanding holiday. Firstly we take the Abel Tasman Coastal Path, a gentle three-day trek, with luggage transported by boat. Then we fly south to Queenstown where we embark on our second trek along the famous Milford Track. This five-day adventure requires us to carry some personal items but this small effort is amply rewarded each day by the truly amazing high mountain scenery. Our holiday ends with a cruise across the deep blue waters of Milford Sound, a fitting end to a superb trip.' Please note that as access to the Milford Track is strictly limited to 40 trekkers a day. Early booking for this trip is essential to secure your place(s).Private departures We can also offer this trip as a private holiday for a minimum of two people sharing for £3,875 per person, Land Only. International flights available from £1,010. Extend your holiday with our South Island extension and spend three days visiting picturesque Mount Cook and the 'garden city' of Christchurch. Additionally if you'd like to combine your holiday with a visit to friends or family or break your journey out or back to the UK, we'd be happy to help. Contact the office for further information and prices 0845 330 8579.Milford Track & Abel TasmanTruly spectacular coastal and mountain trekking, including the 'Finest Walk in the World'.On Trek: 9 days Local Leader Accommodation: Hotels: 7 Lodges: 6 Optional: Single Room £360 (n/a on tracks)Insurance: £160Trek | Duration: 17 Days£3,875£5,395Land OnlyFlight IncludedFri 04 Nov - Sun 20 Nov 11Grade: Gentle/Moderate Guaranteed to run for a minimum of 2 clientsFor detailed itineraries see www.mountainkingdoms.com71telephone: 0845 330 8579 (local call rate, UK only)international telephone: +44 1453 844 400www.mountainkingdoms.comMilford Sound, Rob Suisted New Zealand With almost a quarter of the country designated national parkland, and a vast network of trails, New Zealand is truly a trekker's paradise and our carefully designed treks take us to the heart of the magnificent natural wonderland that makes New Zealand such a desirable destination for lovers of the great outdoors.S etting out from Auckland we take a short flight to the 'sunshine capital' of Nelson from where we set out on our three-day trek along the Abel Tasman coastal trail. Endless golden beaches and enticing blue waters mark our route whilst at night we enjoy the home comforts of well-appointed lodges. Travelling by train and coach we next head to Kaikoura, renowned for its abundant sealife, before spending a day in the delightful 'garden city' of Christchurch. Next stop is an exciting walk on Fox glacier before a boat ride ferries us across the tranquil waters of Lake Te Anau to walk along the Kepler Track, one of the most popular trails in New Zealand. Our holiday ends on a high as we enjoy the scenic splendours of the historic Milford Track and the beautiful fiordland of Doubtful Sound.Best of South Island Spectacular fiordland, coastal scenery, mountain vistas and sophisticated cities - the highlights of South Island in one thrilling adventure.Guaranteed to run for a minimum of 5 clients£3,660£5,150Land OnlyFlight IncludedFri 25 Feb - Thu 17 Mar 11Fri 25 Nov - Thu 15 Dec 11On Trek: 6 days Local Leader Accommodation (nts): Hotels:11 Lodges:6Optional: Single Room £660Insurance: £164 Trek | Duration: 21 DaysGrade: Gentle/Moderate For detailed itineraries see www.mountainkingdoms.comAbel Tasman walkers

72Download holiday itineraries fromwww.mountainkingdoms.come: Explore the Amazon jungle ? Discover Machu Picchu - the 'Lost City' ? Travel by train, boat and plane This action packed trip includes exploring the Amazon jungle, visiting amazing Inca ruins in the Sacred Valley and around Cuzco, an Andean trek, wonderful train journeys, white water rafting and a home stay on an island on Lake Titicaca. We set out on our four-day Lares Valley trek after some fine acclimatisation walks. This delightful quiet trek is particularly suitable for families as vehicle support is available at several points en-route if necessary. Along the way we will meet hardy Quechua peoples, tending llamas as they have for centuries amidst beautiful Andean mountain scenery. A visit to Machu Picchu is just the icing on the cake for such a wonderful trip! Family Adventure Peru Multi-activity adventure for the whole family in the Land of the Incas.High Point: On trek at 4,200m/14,000ftMinimum Age: 8 yearsChild price: under 12 yearsOn Trek: 4 daysDay Walks: 3 Local LeaderAccommodation: Hotels: 7 Homestay: 1 Lodges/Hacienda: 4 Camping: 3Optional: Single Room £400Insurance: Family policy availableTrek | Duration: 18 Days SummerC Child A Adult£1,495£595£1,745£665£2,795£775£3,245£895Land OnlyFlight IncludedSun 24 Jul - Wed 10 Aug 11Grade: Moderate/VigorousGuaranteed to run for a minimum of 4 clientsFor detailed itineraries see Haggle in the souks of Marrakesh? Join a Berber family tending their livestock? Ride a camel alongside the oceanFrom the Arabian Nights' atmosphere of ancient Marrakesh, to the isolated villages of the Berbers, Morocco offers amazing experiences at every turn. After a day exploring the narrow alleyways, souks and sights of Marrakesh we make the short drive into the mountains, for two nights in the peaceful Bougamez valley. Here we'll take a short walk, spend an afternoon with a local family and discover why the Berbers refer to Bougamez as 'Happy Valley'. Travelling west we reach the Atlantic coast and the historic fortified port of Essaouira. There's time here for a camel ride through the sands and to watch the daily catch come ashore. Or simply relax on the beach before a final night in Marrakesh amongst the snake charmers, musicians and acrobats of the Djemma el Fna.Family Adventure Morocco A varied and exciting adventure holiday in the land of the Berbers.Guaranteed to run for a minimum of 5 clientsLand OnlyFlight IncludedSat 19 Feb - Sat 26 Feb 11Sat 22 Oct - Sat 29 Oct 11Day Walks: 3 Minimum Age: 5 yearsLocal LeaderAccommodation (nts): Hotels: 2Riads/Kasbahs: 5Optional: Single Room £145Insurance: Family policy availableGrade: Gentle For detailed itineraries see www.mountainkingdoms.comCCAAFamily Holidays We ran our first ever Family Trek over Christmas 1999, when 8 children and 10 parents enjoyed an exciting adventure in Nepal. Ten years on and many happy families later, our choice of holidays now stretches worldwide, from the Amazon rainforest to the Annapurnas! With the reassurance of over 23 years' experience in travelling off the beaten track, often with our own children, whichever trip you choose you're assured of a safe, fun and memorable holiday. For each trip we give a recommended minimum age but are happy to help you choose the best holiday for your family, or to tailor one to meet your particular requirements. Family Adventure Morocco, Steve HarbertFamily Adventure Peru, Paul CrippsTrek | Duration: 8 Days Half TermC Child A Adult