Best places to visit in December vacations

We've picked out the best places to visit in December. It's high winter in some places and high summer in others, so your vacation could be at two ends of the spectrum will it be chasing the Northern Lights in Finnish Lapland or meeting the wildlife of South America? It's also a great time to be in Antarctica.

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Golden Triangle with Ranthambore tour, India

Golden Triangle with Ranthambore tour, India

Brilliant experiences including Tigers and Temples
From 1,199 to 1,299 11 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Costa Rica wildlife holiday

Costa Rica wildlife holiday

An amazing variety of Costa Rican wildlife
From US $4,649US $4,349 to US $5,179 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2023: 30 Sep, 7 Oct, 14 Oct, 28 Oct, 2 Nov, 4 Nov, 7 Nov, 9 Nov, 23 Nov, 16 Dec
2024: 2 Jan, 4 Jan, 9 Jan, 16 Jan, 27 Jan, 3 Feb, 8 Feb, 10 Feb, 20 Feb, 22 Feb, 2 Mar, 7 Mar, 16 Mar, 19 Mar, 23 Mar, 27 Mar, 30 Mar, 6 Apr, 13 Apr, 20 Apr, 27 Apr, 4 May, 6 Jul, 13 Jul, 20 Jul, 27 Jul, 3 Aug, 10 Aug, 17 Aug, 24 Aug, 21 Sep, 12 Oct, 19 Oct, 26 Oct, 31 Oct, 2 Nov, 5 Nov, 7 Nov, 9 Nov, 12 Nov, 14 Nov, 16 Nov, 19 Nov, 21 Nov ...
Up to US $300 off selected dates.
Late availability on these dates: 30 Sep, 07 Oct, 14 Oct, 28 Oct, 02 Nov, 04 Nov, 07 Nov, 09 Nov, 23 Nov, 16 Dec, 02 Jan, 04 Jan
Falklands, South Georgia and Antarctica cruise

Falklands, South Georgia and Antarctica cruise

The Ultimate Antarctica Experience!
From 11,500 to 14,000 21 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2023: 24 Oct, 23 Nov, 17 Dec
2024: 4 Jan, 16 Jan, 1 Feb, 2 Feb, 18 Oct, 21 Oct, 6 Dec, 10 Dec, 17 Dec
2025: 4 Jan, 16 Jan, 1 Feb
Amalfi Coast walking vacation, Italy

Amalfi Coast walking vacation, Italy

Walk in lemon groves and hillside villages
From US $1,899US $1,679 to US $2,179 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2023: 18 Nov, 23 Dec, 30 Dec
2024: 10 Feb, 17 Feb, 24 Feb, 2 Mar, 9 Mar, 16 Mar, 23 Mar, 30 Mar, 6 Apr, 13 Apr, 20 Apr, 27 Apr, 4 May, 11 May, 25 May, 1 Jun, 8 Jun, 15 Jun, 22 Jun, 29 Jun, 6 Jul, 13 Jul, 20 Jul, 27 Jul, 3 Aug, 10 Aug, 17 Aug, 24 Aug, 31 Aug, 7 Sep, 14 Sep, 21 Sep, 28 Sep, 5 Oct, 12 Oct, 19 Oct, 26 Oct, 2 Nov, 9 Nov, 16 Nov, 21 Dec, 28 Dec
Up to US $220 off selected dates.
Late availability on these dates: 18 Nov, 23 Dec, 30 Dec
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Jordan vacation, a week in Jordan

Jordan vacation, a week in Jordan

A week to explore the spectacular sites and scenery of Jordan
From US $2,049US $1,849 to US $2,249 9 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2023: 28 Oct, 4 Nov, 8 Nov, 11 Nov, 15 Nov, 18 Nov, 25 Nov, 29 Nov, 13 Dec, 30 Dec
2024: 20 Jan, 3 Feb, 10 Feb, 24 Feb, 9 Mar, 16 Mar, 23 Mar, 3 Apr, 10 Apr, 13 Apr, 20 Apr, 27 Apr, 4 May, 11 May, 18 May, 25 May, 1 Jun, 3 Aug, 31 Aug, 7 Sep, 14 Sep, 21 Sep, 25 Sep, 28 Sep, 5 Oct, 12 Oct, 23 Oct, 26 Oct, 30 Oct, 2 Nov, 6 Nov, 9 Nov, 13 Nov, 16 Nov, 20 Nov, 23 Nov, 27 Nov, 30 Nov, 4 Dec, 7 Dec, 11 Dec, 14 Dec, 28 Dec
Up to US $250 off selected dates.
Late availability on these dates: 28 Oct, 04 Nov, 08 Nov, 11 Nov, 15 Nov, 18 Nov, 25 Nov, 29 Nov, 13 Dec, 30 Dec
Cuba tours

Cuba tours

Tailormade holidays in the pearl of the Carribean
From 995 15 days ex flights
Tailor made: Our Cuba tours can be tailor-made and departures can be arranged all year. The sample itinerary shown can be modified to your personal wishes including departure date, duration, accommodation used & how long you spend in each destination
Costa Rica highlights vacation & beach

Costa Rica highlights vacation & beach

Short highlight itinerary covering city, forests and beach.
From 1,995 13 days ex flights
Tailor made: Everything is tweak-able, giving you the freedom to build a unique and personal trip for your chosen date. Upgrade your accommodation for all - or just part - of your trip, slow down the pace with few extra nights here and there or add a few more active adventures along the way.
Antarctica small ship cruises

Antarctica small ship cruises

Ultimate Antarctica and South Georgia small ship wildlife cruise
From 7,390 to 30,695 22 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2023: 21 Oct, 22 Oct, 24 Oct, 28 Oct, 1 Nov, 2 Nov, 9 Nov, 14 Nov, 15 Nov, 23 Nov, 14 Dec, 17 Dec, 21 Dec, 23 Dec, 27 Dec
2024: 4 Jan, 6 Jan, 11 Jan, 13 Jan, 16 Jan, 17 Jan, 19 Jan, 22 Jan, 25 Jan, 1 Feb, 2 Feb, 15 Feb, 16 Feb, 20 Feb, 27 Feb, 29 Feb, 13 Mar, 18 Mar, 18 Oct, 21 Oct, 22 Oct, 2 Nov, 17 Nov, 6 Dec, 10 Dec, 17 Dec
2025: 4 Jan, 5 Jan, 11 Jan, 16 Jan, 1 Feb, 20 Feb, 26 Feb
Highlights of Morocco vacation

Highlights of Morocco vacation

Explore the diversity of romantic Morocco
From US $1,399 to US $1,549 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2023: 1 Oct, 22 Oct, 10 Dec
2024: 28 Jan, 18 Feb, 3 Mar, 14 Apr, 28 Apr, 5 May, 9 Jun, 1 Sep, 29 Sep, 20 Oct, 17 Nov, 1 Dec, 8 Dec
Late availability on these dates: 01 Oct, 22 Oct, 10 Dec
Finland Northern Lights vacation, Wilderness Auroras

Finland Northern Lights vacation, Wilderness Auroras

Winter activities & Aurora hunting in Finland
From 1,997 to 2,444 5 days inc UK flights
Small group travel: 2023: 5 Dec, 19 Dec, 26 Dec
2024: 2 Jan, 9 Jan, 16 Jan, 23 Jan, 6 Feb, 13 Feb, 20 Feb, 27 Feb, 5 Mar, 12 Mar, 19 Mar, 26 Mar
Cuba salsa dance holiday

Cuba salsa dance holiday

Learn to salsa in Santiago de Cuba
From 1,875 to 1,975 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2023: 26 Nov, 15 Dec
2024: 14 Jan, 11 Feb, 8 Mar, 31 Mar, 28 Apr, 30 Jun, 24 Nov, 15 Dec
Galapagos adventure vacation

Galapagos adventure vacation

An active island adventure
From US $5,599 10 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2023: 29 Sep, 13 Oct, 27 Oct, 10 Nov, 24 Nov, 8 Dec, 15 Dec, 18 Dec, 22 Dec
Jordan vacation, small group

Jordan vacation, small group

Visit Jordan from cities to mystic desert landscapes
From US $1,540US $1,444 to US $2,230 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2023: 10 Oct, 19 Oct, 20 Oct, 26 Oct, 31 Oct, 3 Nov, 5 Nov, 6 Nov, 10 Nov, 11 Nov, 13 Nov, 17 Nov, 18 Nov, 19 Nov, 20 Nov, 22 Nov, 25 Nov, 26 Nov, 27 Nov, 29 Nov, 1 Dec, 2 Dec, 4 Dec, 6 Dec, 9 Dec, 11 Dec, 13 Dec, 16 Dec, 18 Dec, 20 Dec, 22 Dec, 25 Dec, 28 Dec, 29 Dec, 30 Dec, 31 Dec
2024: 4 Jan, 6 Jan, 8 Jan, 10 Jan, 12 Jan, 15 Jan, 17 Jan, 20 Jan, 22 Jan, 24 Jan, 27 Jan, 29 Jan, 3 Feb, 5 Feb, 7 Feb, 10 Feb, 12 Feb ...
Up to US $480 off selected dates.
Late availability on these dates: 10 Oct, 19 Oct, 20 Oct, 26 Oct, 31 Oct, 03 Nov, 05 Nov, 06 Nov, 10 Nov, 11 Nov, 13 Nov, 17 Nov, 18 Nov, 19 Nov, 20 Nov, 22 Nov, 25 Nov, 26 Nov, 27 Nov, 29 Nov, 01 Dec, 02 Dec, 04 Dec, 06 Dec, 09 Dec,...
B&B self drive tour of Tasmania, meet the locals

B&B self drive tour of Tasmania, meet the locals

Self-drive staying in Tasmania's most charming B&Bs
From AU $1,495 to AU $6,000 10 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
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Antarctic Peninsula Cruises

Antarctic Peninsula Cruises

An inspiring wilderness & wildlife journey of a lifetime
From 4,450 to 13,850 11 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2023: 23 Oct, 30 Oct, 5 Nov, 8 Nov, 11 Nov, 12 Nov, 14 Nov, 19 Nov, 21 Nov, 22 Nov, 23 Nov, 26 Nov, 28 Nov, 30 Nov, 1 Dec, 2 Dec, 4 Dec, 5 Dec, 6 Dec, 7 Dec, 10 Dec, 11 Dec, 12 Dec, 14 Dec, 15 Dec, 17 Dec, 19 Dec, 20 Dec, 26 Dec, 28 Dec, 29 Dec
2024: 2 Jan, 4 Jan, 5 Jan, 9 Jan, 10 Jan, 14 Jan, 15 Jan, 20 Jan, 22 Jan, 29 Jan, 30 Jan, 31 Jan, 3 Feb, 7 Feb, 9 Feb, 10 Feb, 12 Feb, 13 Feb, 21 Feb, 22 Feb, 23 Feb, 27 Feb, 28 Feb ...
Sri Lanka small group tour, a food adventure

Sri Lanka small group tour, a food adventure

A delicious adventure through this provocative country.
From US $2,160US $2,133 to US $2,945 12 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2023: 28 Nov, 22 Dec, 29 Dec
2024: 2 Jan, 5 Jan, 26 Jan, 13 Feb, 27 Feb, 1 Mar, 15 Mar, 26 Mar, 12 Apr, 23 Apr, 17 May, 14 Jun, 9 Jul, 26 Jul, 9 Aug, 23 Aug, 6 Sep, 20 Sep, 4 Oct, 18 Oct, 8 Nov, 22 Nov, 26 Nov, 13 Dec, 20 Dec, 24 Dec, 27 Dec
Up to US $110 off selected dates.
Late availability on these dates: 28 Nov, 22 Dec, 29 Dec, 02 Jan
Thailand tailor made vacation, elephants, jungle & beach

Thailand tailor made vacation, elephants, jungle & beach

Elephant encounters, jungle treehouses and stunning Thai islands
From US $1,699 14 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip is only for tailor made departures throughout the year to suit your requirements
Turkey small group tour

Turkey small group tour

Discover the wonders of Turkey on this 10 day tour
From 1,279 to 1,495 10 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2023: 7 Oct, 14 Oct, 21 Oct, 28 Oct, 4 Nov, 11 Nov, 18 Nov, 25 Nov, 2 Dec, 9 Dec, 16 Dec, 23 Dec, 30 Dec
2024: 6 Jan, 13 Jan, 20 Jan, 27 Jan, 3 Feb, 10 Feb, 17 Feb, 24 Feb, 2 Mar, 9 Mar, 16 Mar, 23 Mar, 30 Mar, 6 Apr, 13 Apr, 20 Apr, 27 Apr, 4 May, 11 May, 18 May, 25 May, 1 Jun, 8 Jun, 15 Jun, 22 Jun, 29 Jun, 6 Jul, 13 Jul, 20 Jul, 27 Jul, 3 Aug, 10 Aug, 17 Aug, 24 Aug, 31 Aug, 7 Sep, 14 Sep, 21 Sep, 28 Sep, 5 Oct, 12 Oct ...
Northern lights family vacation, tailor made

Northern lights family vacation, tailor made

A mix of Lapland family activities and a relaxing Spa hotel
From 1,225 to 2,250 4 days inc UK flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made to suit your requirements
Finland winter activity vacation & Northern Lights

Finland winter activity vacation & Northern Lights

Discover this Finnish winter activity wilderness week
From US $3,379US $2,879 to US $3,449 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2023: 9 Dec, 23 Dec, 30 Dec
2024: 14 Jan, 28 Jan, 11 Feb, 18 Feb, 25 Feb, 10 Mar, 17 Mar, 31 Mar, 7 Dec, 14 Dec, 21 Dec, 28 Dec
2025: 12 Jan, 26 Jan, 2 Feb, 16 Feb, 23 Feb, 2 Mar, 9 Mar, 16 Mar, 30 Mar, 6 Apr
Up to US $330 off selected dates.
Late availability on these dates: 09 Dec, 23 Dec, 30 Dec
Family winter adventure in Finland

Family winter adventure in Finland

Great range of activities in Lapland's winter wilderness.
From 1,858 to 2,125 4 days inc UK flights
Small group travel: 2023: 30 Nov, 7 Dec, 14 Dec, 17 Dec, 20 Dec
Lapland vacation, husky safari & log cottage

Lapland vacation, husky safari & log cottage

Luxurious log suite,northern lights & overnight husky safari
From 1,950 5 days ex flights
Small group travel
Cuba cultural vacation

Cuba cultural vacation

Immerse yourself in Cuban culture on this 8 day adventure
From 690 to 760 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2023: 1 Oct, 8 Oct, 15 Oct, 22 Oct, 29 Oct, 5 Nov, 12 Nov, 19 Nov, 26 Nov, 3 Dec, 10 Dec, 17 Dec, 24 Dec, 31 Dec
2024: 7 Jan, 14 Jan, 21 Jan, 28 Jan, 4 Feb, 11 Feb, 18 Feb, 25 Feb, 3 Mar, 10 Mar, 17 Mar, 24 Mar, 31 Mar
Small group tour to Cuba

Small group tour to Cuba

Discover the fascinating diversity of Cuba
From US $1,925 to US $1,970 20 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2023: 1 Dec, 8 Dec, 15 Dec, 22 Dec, 29 Dec
2024: 5 Jan, 12 Jan, 19 Jan, 26 Jan, 9 Feb, 23 Feb, 1 Mar, 8 Mar, 15 Mar, 29 Mar, 12 Apr
Cuba cultural tours

Cuba cultural tours

Experience authentic Cuba using local guides and guesthouses
From US $1,360 to US $1,395 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: Departs every Friday throughout the year
Marrakech & the Sahara vacation in Morocco

Marrakech & the Sahara vacation in Morocco

Journey to the Moroccan Sahara
From US $1,049US $979 to US $1,149 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2023: 15 Oct, 5 Nov, 15 Dec
2024: 11 Feb, 30 Mar, 10 Apr, 25 May, 12 Jun
Up to US $70 off selected dates.
Late availability on these dates: 15 Oct, 05 Nov, 15 Dec
Transylvania winter vacation accommodation

Transylvania winter vacation accommodation

B&B in Transylvania
From 95 to 183 per accommodation per night (sleeps 2)
Accommodation
Classic Antarctica cruise & South Shetland Islands

Classic Antarctica cruise & South Shetland Islands

Experience all that this remarkable area has to offer!
From US $10,290 to US $14,490 10 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2023: 30 Oct, 19 Nov, 28 Nov, 5 Dec, 14 Dec, 26 Dec
2024: 4 Jan, 31 Jan, 28 Feb, 30 Oct, 6 Dec
2025: 16 Feb, 25 Feb
50% off balcony cabins on select dates 30th October 2023: $5745 per person, Was $11490 28th November 2023: $6095 per person, Was $12190
Cycling vacation in Morocco

Cycling vacation in Morocco

Take in the sites of Morocco by bike
From US $1,230 to US $1,310 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2023: 21 Oct, 11 Nov
2024: 17 Feb, 9 Mar, 23 Mar, 30 Mar, 6 Apr, 14 Sep, 21 Sep, 28 Sep, 12 Oct, 26 Oct, 9 Nov
Late availability on these dates: 21 Oct, 11 Nov
South African safaris for families with teenagers

South African safaris for families with teenagers

Visit the famous Kruger National Park and Zulu villages
From US $2,285 to US $2,540 12 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2023: 18 Dec, 28 Dec
2024: 28 Mar, 1 Apr, 30 Jun, 7 Jul, 14 Jul, 21 Jul, 28 Jul, 4 Aug, 18 Aug, 8 Sep, 22 Sep, 1 Dec, 8 Dec, 22 Dec
Late availability on these dates: 18 Dec, 28 Dec
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