Our 2020 Program

NEW YEAR’S 2020 IN BARCELONA

Join us as we welcome in 2020 in warm and beautiful Barcelona – the capital city of Catalonia.
Bring in the New Year watching fireworks in the Plaça d’Espanya. Join the party among some of the world’s best nightlife, walk Las Ramblas, sip wine with Tapas, and much more. The choices are endless.
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INCREDIBLE EGYPT 2020 – Week One

Egypt is a country of myths and mysteries that beckons with its wondrous sights and alluring mystique. You will see awe-inspiring pyramids, golden-clad tombs buried with astounding treasures, and the Nile River from where ancient civilization emerged more than 5,000 years ago. Experience firsthand the captivating stories of the ancient world as you visit grandiose monuments and famous temples.
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INCREDIBLE EGYPT 2020 – Week Two

Egypt is a country of myths and mysteries that beckons with its wondrous sights and alluring mystique. You will see awe-inspiring pyramids, golden-clad tombs buried with astounding treasures, and the Nile River from where ancient civilization emerged more than 5,000 years ago. Experience firsthand the captivating stories of the ancient world as you visit grandiose monuments and famous temples.
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AUTUMN IN IRELAND

WHERE IN THE WORLD?

In the past we have run Surprise Trips to various parts of the world. These trips are for the live in the moment people. 2020 is the time for us to put another surprise journey on our program.
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Edible Italy – The Great North – Week One

Over the years many of you have asked about a tour to the gastronomy of northern Italy. We scouted the region and we are ready to go. This tour begins in the Valle d’Aosta, ends in Parma, and provides views of some of the most beautiful scenery (The Alps and Lake Como) in the world. This area simply has the finest food and wine that Italy has to offer.
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Edible Italy – The Great North – Week Two

Over the years many of you have asked about a tour to the gastronomy of northern Italy. We scouted the region and we are ready to go. This tour begins in the Valle d’Aosta, ends in Parma, and provides views of some of the most beautiful scenery (The Alps and Lake Como) in the world. This area simply has the finest food and wine that Italy has to offer.
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NEW YEAR’S 2020 IN BARCELONA

Come play with Us in the sun as we return to one of our favorite European Cities.

Join us as we welcome in 2020 in warm and beautiful Barcelona – the capital city of Catalonia.
Bring in the New Year watching fireworks in the Plaça d’Espanya. Join the party among some of the world’s best nightlife, walk Las Ramblas, sip wine with Tapas, and much more. The choices are endless.

Come Play with Us as we wander through Barcelona with its rich culture and history. We will be amongst some of the most beautiful architecture imaginable, see some of the best museums in the world, and taste some of the best food that Europe has to offer, all with temperatures in the mid 60s.

Barcelona is a great destination all by itself but, there is so much more and we intend to see it all.
There will be optional side trips organized to:

• The Dali Museum in Figueres and the Costa Brava.
• Montserrat Monastery and Mountain

This trip can be as active as you want to make it, by touring with us, or on your own. However, you can just sit back and relax from a sidewalk table at a Tapas Bar on Las Ramblas. It is a great way to see a fabulous part of the world and get out of the winter chill.

The features of this trip are:

  • Round trip air JFK to Barcelona
  • Private Airport transfers in Barcelona
  • Five nights Hotel located adjacent to Las Ramblas
  • Breakfast daily
  • Hotel Taxes and service charges

December 26, 2019 – January 1, 2020

$1499

Double occupancy
Plus fuel surcharges and air taxes

For questions, or to make a reservation, contact us at trips@mikesguidinglight.com or give us a call at (516) 274-9152

INCREDIBLE EGYPT 2020 – Week One

Come Play with Us as we visit the ancient pyramids

Egypt is a country of myths and mysteries that beckons with its wondrous sights and alluring mystique. You will see awe-inspiring pyramids, golden-clad tombs buried with astounding treasures, and the Nile River from where ancient civilization emerged more than 5,000 years ago. Experience firsthand the captivating stories of the ancient world as you visit grandiose monuments and famous temples.

We makes stops at the legendary Sphinx at Giza and the Great Pyramids, marvel at the magnificent gilded artifacts of King Tutankhamun and the Mummies Room at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo.

Our spectacular Egypt journey takes you on a river boat that sails along the Nile to Luxor and the Valley of the Kings, famed for its tombs and royal burial chambers. We will visit the temples at Kom Ombo, Edfu, Philae, and Karnak.

Join us as we experience a glimpse into the past on our Egypt journey.

The features of this trip are:

  • Round trip air JFK to Cairo
  • Two Domestic Flights in Egypt
  • Private Airport transfers in Cairo
  • Four nights Hotel in Cairo & Three nights Nile River Cruise
  • Breakfast daily
  • All meals on the Boat
  • Two lunches & One Dinner in Cairo
  • Hotel Taxes, Service Charges, and Tips

February 6, 2020 – February 14, 2020

$2799

Double occupancy
Plus fuel surcharges and air taxes

For questions, or to make a reservation, contact us at trips@mikesguidinglight.com or give us a call at (516) 274-9152

INCREDIBLE EGYPT 2020 – Week Two

Come Play with Us as we visit the ancient pyramids

Egypt is a country of myths and mysteries that beckons with its wondrous sights and alluring mystique. You will see awe-inspiring pyramids, golden-clad tombs buried with astounding treasures, and the Nile River from where ancient civilization emerged more than 5,000 years ago. Experience firsthand the captivating stories of the ancient world as you visit grandiose monuments and famous temples.

We makes stops at the legendary Sphinx at Giza and the Great Pyramids, marvel at the magnificent gilded artifacts of King Tutankhamun and the Mummies Room at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo.

Our spectacular Egypt journey takes you on a river boat that sails along the Nile to Luxor and the Valley of the Kings, famed for its tombs and royal burial chambers. We will visit the temples at Kom Ombo, Edfu, Philae, and Karnak.

Join us as we experience a glimpse into the past on our Egypt journey.

The features of this trip are:

  • Round trip air JFK to Cairo
  • Two Domestic Flights in Egypt
  • Private Airport transfers in Cairo
  • Four nights Hotel in Cairo & Three nights Nile River Cruise
  • Breakfast daily
  • All meals on the Boat
  • Two lunches & One Dinner in Cairo
  • Hotel Taxes, Service Charges, and Tips

February 13, 2020 – February 21, 2020

$2799

Double occupancy
Plus fuel surcharges and air taxes

For questions, or to make a reservation, contact us at trips@mikesguidinglight.com or give us a call at (516) 274-9152

SPRINGTIME IN IRELAND

Join us as we return to magnificent and incredibly friendly Ireland. Our tour begins in the Irish countryside viewing Tipperary, Cork, Kerry, Limerick, Clare and more.

We will visit the hauntingly beautiful Rock of Cashel, Blarney Castle, the Emigration Museum at Cobh, the Cliffs of Moher, and the charming village of Adare. Our ride on the Ring of Kerry will be spectacular and is always a highlight.

While in Dublin our walking tour will take us to Grafton Street, Temple Bar, Trinity College (to see the Book of Kells), the Post Office (site of the Easter Rising in 1916), Dublin Castle, St. Stephen’s Green, the Doors of Dublin, Christchurch Cathedral, and of course the Guinness Brewery. Some of the best pubs in the world complete with Irish music are waiting for you in Dublin.

The trip departs April 11, 2020 and returns April 18, 2020. It is priced at $1999 (double occupancy) plus fuel surcharges and air taxes.

The features of this trip are:

  • Round trip air from JFK
  • All transfers in Ireland
  • 6 nights hotel
  • All tours and admissions
  • Breakfast daily
  • Two Dinners
  • Walking tours
  • Site entrance fees
  • Hotel taxes and service charges

April 11 – 18, 2020

$1999

Double occupancy
plus fuel surcharges and airport taxes

For questions, or to make a reservation, contact us at trips@mikesguidinglight.com or give us a call at (516) 274-9152

WHERE IN THE WORLD?

In the past we have run Surprise Trips to various parts of the world. These trips are for the live in the moment people. 2020 is the time for us to put another surprise journey on our program.

We are calling this trip Mike’s Choice.

We are going to one of his favorite destinations. That is a really good hint (not really) since he has been to over 200+ destinations.

The destination is wonderful but, the added bonus is Mike will be our guide for this trip.

The features of this trip are:

  • Mike and Norm are the only ones who know the trip destination
  • We depart from JFK on May 15,2020 and return on May 22,2020
  • The cost of the trip is $2349 plus the fuel surcharge/air taxes
  • Trip includes air, transfers, 6 nights hotel, daily breakfast, tours, and special stuff
  • You will need your passport
  • The trip is limited to a max of 34 people (first come first serve)
  • The trip is not particularly physically demanding
  • The weather is ideal. As we get closer we will send a suggested packing list
  • You will be able to see and play in some of the world’s most beautiful scenery
  • Most important – There will be some of the world’s best food & wine!

May 15 – May 22, 2020

$2349

Double occupancy
plus fuel surcharges and airport taxes

For questions, or to make a reservation, contact us at trips@mikesguidinglight.com or give us a call at (516) 608-0234 or (516) 274-9152

AUTUMN IN IRELAND

Join us as we return to magnificent and incredibly friendly Ireland. Our tour begins in the Irish countryside viewing Tipperary, Cork, Kerry, Limerick, Clare and more.

We will visit the hauntingly beautiful Rock of Cashel, Blarney Castle, the Emigration Museum at Cobh, the Cliffs of Moher, and the charming village of Adare. Our ride on the Ring of Kerry will be spectacular and is always a highlight.

While in Dublin our walking tour will take us to Grafton Street, Temple Bar, Trinity College (to see the Book of Kells), the Post Office (site of the Easter Rising in 1916), Dublin Castle, St. Stephen’s Green, the Doors of Dublin, Christchurch Cathedral, and of course the Guinness Brewery. Some of the best pubs in the world complete with Irish music are waiting for you in Dublin.

The trip departs October 4, 2020 and returns October 11, 2020. It is priced at $1999 (double occupancy) plus fuel surcharges and air taxes.

The features of this trip are:

  • Round trip air from JFK
  • All transfers in Ireland
  • 6 nights hotel
  • All tours and admissions
  • Breakfast daily
  • Two Dinners
  • Walking tours
  • Site entrance fees
  • Hotel taxes and service charges

October 4 – 11, 2020

$1999

Double occupancy
plus fuel surcharges and airport taxes

For questions, or to make a reservation, contact us at trips@mikesguidinglight.com or give us a call at (516) 274-9152

Edible Italy – The Great North – Week One

Come Play with Us as we taste our way through Italy

Over the years many of you have asked about a tour to the gastronomy of northern Italy. We scouted the region and we are ready to go. This tour begins in the Valle d’Aosta, ends in Parma, and provides views of some of the most beautiful scenery (The Alps and Lake Como) in the world. This area simply has the finest food and wine that Italy has to offer.

We begin in beautiful Saint-Vincent with spectacular views of the snow capped Alps and we will be immediately immersed in the food and wine culture of the region. These wines are simply fabulous and mostly unknown here in the United States.

Our tour continues to Varrena which sits on Lake Como with amazing views and sights. We have planned a ferry ride to Bellagio. We then set out for a full day guided tour of the Valtellina area. The Valtellina is the quintessential mountain wine region that is known for the Nebbiolo grape.

Our journey then takes us to the Franciacorta wine region located in the Province of Brescia. While there we will sample the best sparkling wine Italy has to offer.

We then head south to Parma for a tour of this beautiful city. We will be immersed in the food culture of the region with Prosciutto de Parma and Reggiano Parmigiano.

Our last stop is to Modena and a tour of this magnificent little city. Modena is the center of the world’s balsamic vinegar industry and we have included a visit to the Malphegi Acetaia for a tasting before heading to Milan.

The features of this trip are:

  • Round trip air from JFK – Milan
  • 6 nights hotel accommodations
  • Area tours with visits to wine, cheese, and meat producers complete with tastings
  • Breakfast daily
  • Airport transfers in Italy
  • Hotel taxes and service charges

October 20 – october 27, 2020

$2299

Double occupancy plus
Fuel surcharges and airport taxes

For questions, or to make a reservation, contact us at trips@mikesguidinglight.com or give us a call at (516) 274-9152

Edible Italy – The Great North – Week Two

Come Play with Us as we taste our way through Italy

Over the years many of you have asked about a tour to the gastronomy of northern Italy. We scouted the region and we are ready to go. This tour begins in the Valle d’Aosta, ends in Parma, and provides views of some of the most beautiful scenery (The Alps and Lake Como) in the world. This area simply has the finest food and wine that Italy has to offer.

We begin in beautiful Saint-Vincent with spectacular views of the snow capped Alps and we will be immediately immersed in the food and wine culture of the region. These wines are simply fabulous and mostly unknown here in the United States.

Our tour continues to Varrena which sits on Lake Como with amazing views and sights. We have planned a ferry ride to Bellagio. We then set out for a full day guided tour of the Valtellina area. The Valtellina is the quintessential mountain wine region that is known for the Nebbiolo grape.

Our journey then takes us to the Franciacorta wine region located in the Province of Brescia. While there we will sample the best sparkling wine Italy has to offer.

We then head south to Parma for a tour of this beautiful city. We will be immersed in the food culture of the region with Prosciutto de Parma and Reggiano Parmigiano.

Our last stop is to Modena and a tour of this magnificent little city. Modena is the center of the world’s balsamic vinegar industry and we have included a visit to the Malphegi Acetaia for a tasting before heading to Milan.

The features of this trip are:

  • Round trip air from JFK – Milan
  • 6 nights hotel accommodations
  • Area tours with visits to wine, cheese, and meat producers complete with tastings
  • Breakfast daily
  • Airport transfers in Italy
  • Hotel taxes and service charges

October 26 – november 2, 2020

$2299

Double occupancy plus
Fuel surcharges and airport taxes

For questions, or to make a reservation, contact us at trips@mikesguidinglight.com or give us a call at (516) 274-9152