Tuesday, July 10, 2007
SAN FRANCISCO (July 10, 2007) - Viator.com, www.viator.com, the world's leading online resource for more than 5,500 trip activities, tours and events in 75 countries, has several unique and "wonder-filled" ways to experience many of the new 7 Wonders of the World.
Viator.com's team of travel experts have hand-picked the best tours and activities to experience these Wonders, unveiled over the weekend by the New7Wonders organization (www.n7w.com). All activities and tours booked through Viator.com are backed by a low-price guarantee and earn airline miles.
Chichen Itza, Mexico - Well worth the trip from Cancun or the Riviera Mayan, a full day tour to 'Mouth of the well of the Itzas' starts at US$85. The Maya and Toltec architecture is clearly evident at this site, dominated by the large central pyramid called El Castillo and the surrounding buildings (Temple of the Warriors, the Ball-court and the well, or cenote, from which Chichen Itza takes its name).
Christ the Redeemer, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - The Corcovado and Sugar Loaf Mountain Tour begins as you head to the Cosme Velho station to catch the cog train for a journey through the dense Atlantic Rain Forest of Tijuca, and on to the statue of Christ the Redeemer on Corcovado mountain. From US$94.53.
The Colosseum, Rome, Italy - See classic Rome the way it is seen best - up close and on foot. The Classical Rome Private Walking Tour - Colosseum, Roman Forum, Trajan Markets is one of the best ways to experience the Colosseum from $70.42. After you have seen the location, try out what it was like being a gladiator with Viator's Roman Gladiator in a Day (2 hour private lesson) from US$71.54.
Great Wall, Beijing, China - For a day that takes you through the history of China, opt for Viator.com's Essential Beijing - Great Wall at Badaling, Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square tour, limited to small group sizes from US$55 that will take you to the Great Wall at Badaling, the Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square.
Petra, Jordan - Marvel at this stone wonder and UNESCO heritage site by selecting an excursion that meets your time frame. Viator.com offers several options, including a one-day, private excursion from Amman to Petra starting at $143.75. One-day may not be enough, so consider a 3-day option, starting at $225. To see more of Jordan, opt for the Private Four Day Jordan Splendors Tour - Amman, Jerash and Petra, including 3- night hotel accommodations in Amman and 5 meals.
Taj Mahal, from New Delhi, India - Full day Taj Mahal excursion to Agra by private vehicle. From New Delhi, travel to Agra for a morning tour of the Taj Mahal. After lunch, also visit Agra Fort, the Halls of Public and Private Audience and the Tomb of Itmad - ud - Daullah built by Empress Noorjehan in memory of her father. From US$156.25.
Viator is the world's leading online resource for travel experiences, providing access to more than 5,500 tours, attractions and activities in 400-plus destinations in 75 countries. Viator - the Latin word for traveller - offers travelers a one-stop shop to plan, research and book trip activities with helpful resources like customer reviews, star ratings, suggested itineraries and the Viator Travel Blog. Viator's in-house travel experts have picked respected and trusted local operators to ensure a quality experience, value and service, all backed by Viator's low-price guarantee. Founded in 1995, Viator sells its products directly to consumers at www.viator.com and through its global network of more than 3,500 affiliates that include major hotel and airline companies, online travel agencies, city-specific sites and more. Viator is headquartered in San Francisco with regional offices in Sydney, London and Las Vegas.
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