The Webjet Exclusives Tours You Loved in 2018

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From cruises down the Nile, to private wildlife safaris and sightseeing excursions to some of the world’s most recognisable sites, it has been a big year for those travelling with Webjet Exclusives. But what destinations have you loved the most? Check out some of the most popular Webjet Exclusives tours from the past year (hint: one country is the clear winner as 2018’s must-visit destination). Travellers who have yet to lock in their travel plans for next year may even find the trip they’ve been looking for…

8 day Highlights of China

Appealing to travellers looking for a taste of what this country has to offer, this 8 day China tour takes you to the creme-de-la-creme of China’s ancient sites and famous landmarks. Expect to visit the site of the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, then have the chance to climb a section of the Great Wall of China and learn about its history.

Experience China for yourself on a 8 day Delights of China tour.

11 day China Discovery

Step back in time with this 11 day tour of China’s Old World. Take in the best of things to do in China, including a visit to the historic Forbidden City and wander around Beijing’s Tiananmen Square. Taste the region’s signature dish, Peking duck, visit the country’s iconic pandas at the Beijing Zoo and learn about traditional Chinese medicine while enjoying a relaxing foot massage.

Discover China for yourself on a 11 day China Discovery tour.

A section of the Great Wall of China
Great Wall of China. Credit: Dave Morrow / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

14 day Highlights of Rockies

Witness the spectacular landscapes of Canada and Alaska. Explore the Canadian Rocky Mountains with a coach trip along the breathtaking Icefields Parkway from Banff to Jasper, stopping in at Lake Louise. Then visit the alpine resort town of Whistler, and board a scenic Inside Passage cruise headed from Vancouver to Juneau in Alaska and on to the Hubbard Glacier.

Experience Canada and Alaska for yourself on a 14 day Highlights of the Rockies tour with Alaska cruise

17 day Scandinavian Classics with Baltics Cruise

Be mesmerised by the charm of Europe’s north on this 17 day adventure in Scandinavia. Beginning in Bergen, alternate between trains and ferries as you make your way to Oslo, Stockholm, Visby, Tallinn, St Petersburg and Helsinki. On the way, you’ll get to see magnificent buildings, medieval cities, quaint cobblestone streets, beautiful wildlife, grand fjords and rich cultures.

Experience the Baltics for yourself on a 17 day Scandinavian Classics tour with Baltics cruise.

A streetscape of Bergen, Norway
Bergen, Norway. Credit: Juan Antonio Segal / CC BY 2.0

9 day Taste of China

Experience the best of both old world China and the country’s modern age on this 9 day experience. Visit historical sites such as the Mausoleum of Mao Zedong and the Summer Palace, or join a tour of the Forbidden City. Travel to the Great Wall of China, then board a bullet train south to explore exquisite gardens, winding canals and a working silk-spinning mill.

Experience China for yourself on a 9 day Taste of China tour.

12 day Wonders of China

Over 12 days, travellers will experience some of China’s true highlights. Beginning in Shanghai and ending in Beijing, this tour visits the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Hangzhou’s West Lake Cultural Landscape, the impressive Shanghai Museum, the Confucius Temple in Tai’an, the Forbidden City and the Great Wall of China.

Experience China for yourself on a 12 day Wonders of China tour.

9 or 11 day Vietnam

Admire Vietnam’s historic monuments and beautiful landscapes as you travel from Hanoi in the north to Ho Chi Minh City in the south. This Vietnam tour sees you cruise through the picturesque Halong Bay on a traditional Vietnamese junk boat, explore the UNESCO World Heritage-listed town of Hoi An, navigate the historic Cu Chi Tunnels and delve into the colourful and lively Ben Thanh market.

Experience Vietnam for yourself on a 10 day Highlights of Vietnam tour with Halong Bay cruise.

The Hoi An riverfront, Vietnam
Hoi An, Vietnam. Credit: Gavindea / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

11 day Essential China

Beginning in Beijing, this 11 day tour will explore some of China’s most recognisable and important structures and landmarks. Journey to the Great Wall of China, visit the Forbidden City, sample a traditional Peking duck banquet and enjoy a boat ride on West Lake in Hangzhou. The tour ends in Shanghai, where travellers have the opportunity to enjoy a Chinese Acrobatic Show.

Experience China for yourself on a 11 day Highlights of China tour.

9 day Impressions of Japan

Take in some of Japan’s sacred sites and stunning landscapes on this tour of Japan’s most vibrant cities. Journey to Nijo Castle in Kyoto and Inuyama Castle in Nagoya, visit a small village near the foothills of Mt Fuji, sample the country’s authentic cuisine and explore the dynamic streets of Tokyo.

Discover Japan for yourself on a 9 day Impressions of Japan tour.

13 day Best of Egypt

Experience the ancient wonders on a 13 day tour of Egypt. Begin your adventure in Cairo, where you can pay homage to the Pyramids of Giza and the Great Sphinx, then climb aboard a four-night river cruise down the Nile. Sail past the Valley of the Kings and a number of beautifully preserved temples, then visit the site where the famous Lighthouse of Alexandria once stood.

Discover Egypt for yourself on a 13 day Best of Egypt tour with Nile cruise.

A temple in the Valley of the Kings
Temple of Hetshepsut, Valley of the Kings, Egypt. Credit: Pablo Gonzalez / CC BY-NC-ND 20.0

14 day Grand Train Tour of Switzerland

Experience the most beautiful landscapes Switzerland has to offer as you travel throughout the country by rail. Over 14 days, you will pass by crystal clear lakes, snow-capped mountains and lush meadows. Step off the train to explore quaint towns, visit fine museums and galleries and wander along picturesque hiking trails.

Discover Switzerland for yourself with a 14 day Grand Train Tour of Switzerland.

15 day Sri Lanka Discovery

See why Sri Lanka is one of the world’s most coveted holiday destinations as you tour into the heart of this beautiful country. Climb the Sigiriya Rock Fortress, join private safaris in Minneriya National Park and Yala National Park, visit a local tea plantation and learn the art of traditional Sri Lankan cooking. Explore Hill Country as you journey to Ella, then relax on the stunning beaches of Galle.

Discover Sri Lanka for yourself on a 15 day Sri Lanka Discovery tour with 5-star Ahungalla beach break.


But wait, there’s more…

Got a case of the travel bug? Just wait until you see the tours that Webjet Exclusives have coming your way in 2019. Keep watching this space, because as well as even more incredible experiences to destinations such as China, Japan, Canada and Alaska, and Asia, you can expect a spectacular Europe river cruise and an unbeatable trip aboard the Blue Train in Africa.


Feature image: Osaka, Japan. Credit: Pedro Szekely / CC BY-SA 2.0

Maddison is a freelance writer specialising in adventure travel. She has written for titles in Europe, Asia and North America, and is currently planning her next escape to somewhere mountainous.

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