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April

Our top trips departing in April

Where to go on holiday in April

Introduction

April is a month for all, with superb holiday options available across a huge range of destinations. From Japan's cherry blossoms to spotting the Big Five in KwaZulu-Natal, our specialists have picked out their top itineraries to help inspire your travel plans. Remember, all the holidays we offer will be tailored to your individual needs.

The Northern Hemisphere in bloom

As blooms burst in the Northern Hemisphere, it's a great time to take in spring in Paris, enjoy mild, warm weather in Amsterdam, explore the Italian coast or make the most of Madeira’s spring flowers. Japan's cherry blossom is also in full bloom; head to Kyoto to see the best of it. However, you’ll need to book well in advance, with prices hiked dramatically. Back in Europe, there’s excellent walking in northern Spain, while Andalucia, Portugal and shoulder-season Santorini are fantastic options. Our own United Kingdom is also coming into its own in April, with milder spring days making great conditions for a cruise of its islands and coasts.

North America & South America

In the USA, Florida impresses with superb weather and minimal rain. Alternatively, take in the Capital Region or make the most of the Deep South before the summer swelter kicks in. Hawaii is also especially verdant, with April marking the end of the rainy season. To the north, the warming weather in Canada means that this is a good time to see animals in Banff National Park. Then, as Mexico enjoys the last of its best weather, several regions of South America continue to come into their own. Ecuador's dry and cool Galápagos Islands are a particular highlight.

Wildlife holidays

If it's safari wildlife you want, consider a trip to KwaZulu Natal in South Africa or head to Madagascar. Here, the rains will have eased so the newly lush verdure and favourable temperatures will tempt out the lemurs. On the other side of the world, April is ideal for visits to Western Australia, with the whale shark season is in full swing at Ningaloo Reef.

Festival fun in the Far East

April is the time for festivals in Asia, with Thailand celebrating New Year. The Songkran Water Festival in Thailand and Cambodia is frenetic and fun, and while Vietnam has three different climate regions, April sees them all at their best.

April beach holidays

For beach breaks and pure relaxation, consider the Indian Ocean islands of Mauritius and the Seychelles. Or, head to the Caribbean. As April is just prior to the rainy season, the region is quieter and there are good deals to be had after Easter ends. Jamaica, Grenada and Antigua and Barbuda are our picks. It’s also an excellent time to visit Cuba – just remember to book early.

 

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Our top itineraries for April

Arenal Volcano, Costa Rica

Costa Rica Classic

13-day tailor-made holiday from £4,765 pp incl. flights

Costa Rica is a land of spectacular volcanoes, wildlife-filled cloud forests, fast-flowing jungle rivers and tropical jungles. Explore its natural-world highlights in Arenal and Monteverde before kicking back on the beaches of Manuel Antonio National Park or Guanacaste.

Venice, Italy

Venice Simplon-Orient-Express: Venice to London

4-day tailor-made holiday from £4,750 pp incl. flights

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offer

Exclusive 2024 departure savings – Save up to £370pp
Book by: 30 June 2024

After a stay in a canal-side palace, reached by private water taxi, indulge with bar-car drinks and fine dining as you sweep across the snow-dusted Alps and through the heart of western Europe.

Aurlandsfjord in Aurland, Norway

Norway's Colourful Cities & Famous Fjords

10-day tailor-made journey from £2,600 pp incl. flights

Discover the beauty of Norway, pairing a Havila cruise with a series of rail and boat trips, designed to showcase the country's famous fjords and the charming cities of Bergen, Oslo and Trondheim.

Spa, La Sultana Oualidia

La Sultana’s Moroccan Beaches and Marrakech

7-day tailor-made tour from £2,285 pp incl. flights

Special
offer

Early booking offer – Save up to £340pp
Book by: 31 May 2024

Stay in two of Morocco's finest luxury hotels as you explore the oceanfront charms of an Atlantic fishing village and the bustling history of Marrakech.

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Top offers for April

Venice, Italy

Venice Simplon-Orient-Express: Venice to London

4-day tailor-made holiday from £4,750 pp incl. flights

Exclusive
offer

Exclusive 2024 departure savings – Save up to £370pp
Book by: 30 June 2024

After a stay in a canal-side palace, reached by private water taxi, indulge with bar-car drinks and fine dining as you sweep across the snow-dusted Alps and through the heart of western Europe.

Spa, La Sultana Oualidia

La Sultana’s Moroccan Beaches and Marrakech

7-day tailor-made tour from £2,285 pp incl. flights

Special
offer

Early booking offer – Save up to £340pp
Book by: 31 May 2024

Stay in two of Morocco's finest luxury hotels as you explore the oceanfront charms of an Atlantic fishing village and the bustling history of Marrakech.

Rathlin Island, Northern Ireland

British Isles: Remote Islands, Natural Wonders & a Diverse Coastline

13-day no-fly cruise from £3,390 pp

Special
cruise offer

Save up to 25% - last few staterooms available
Book by: 24 May 2024

This is a true appreciation of UK coastal life, taking in everywhere from the Scilly Islands to the Outer Hebrides with adventure cruise specialists, HX Hurtigruten Expeditions.

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