Best places to visit in December holidays

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 holiday 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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Falklands, South Georgia and Antarctica cruise

Falklands, South Georgia and Antarctica cruise

The Ultimate Antarctica Experience!
From 11,150 21 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2022: 25 Oct, 7 Nov, 22 Nov, 23 Dec
2023: 4 Jan, 14 Jan, 2 Feb, 21 Oct, 22 Oct, 24 Oct, 11 Nov, 23 Nov, 17 Dec
2024: 4 Jan, 16 Jan, 1 Feb, 2 Feb
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
Finland Northern Lights holiday, Wilderness Auroras

Finland Northern Lights holiday, Wilderness Auroras

Winter activities & Aurora hunting in Finland
From 1,785 to 2,345 5 days inc UK flights
Small group travel: 2022: 28 Nov, 5 Dec, 12 Dec, 19 Dec, 26 Dec
2023: 2 Jan, 9 Jan, 15 Jan, 23 Jan, 30 Jan, 6 Feb, 13 Feb, 20 Feb, 27 Feb, 6 Mar, 13 Mar, 20 Mar
Costa Rica wildlife holiday

Costa Rica wildlife holiday

An amazing variety of Costa Rican wildlife
From 3,649 to 4,949 16 days inc UK flights
Small group travel: 2022: 27 Aug, 3 Sep, 8 Oct, 15 Oct, 29 Oct, 5 Nov, 10 Nov, 17 Dec, 22 Dec, 31 Dec
2023: 5 Jan, 12 Jan, 21 Jan, 2 Feb, 4 Feb, 11 Feb, 18 Feb, 25 Feb, 2 Mar, 4 Mar, 9 Mar, 11 Mar, 16 Mar, 18 Mar, 23 Mar, 25 Mar, 29 Mar, 1 Apr, 8 Apr, 15 Apr, 22 Apr, 29 Apr, 6 May, 20 May, 8 Jul, 22 Jul, 29 Jul, 5 Aug, 12 Aug, 19 Aug, 26 Aug, 2 Sep, 16 Sep, 30 Sep, 7 Oct, 14 Oct, 28 Oct, 2 Nov, 4 Nov, 9 Nov, 11 Nov, 16 Nov, 18 Nov, 23 Nov ...
Late availability on these dates: 27 Aug, 03 Sep, 08 Oct, 15 Oct, 29 Oct, 05 Nov, 10 Nov
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Amalfi Coast walking holiday, Italy

Amalfi Coast walking holiday, Italy

Walk in lemon groves and hillside villages
From 1,429 to 1,899 8 days inc UK flights
Small group travel: 2022: 13 Aug, 27 Aug, 3 Sep, 24 Sep, 15 Oct, 22 Oct, 5 Nov, 12 Nov, 19 Nov, 31 Dec
2023: 11 Feb, 18 Feb, 25 Feb, 4 Mar, 11 Mar, 18 Mar, 25 Mar, 1 Apr, 8 Apr, 15 Apr, 29 Apr, 20 May, 27 May, 3 Jun, 10 Jun, 17 Jun, 24 Jun, 1 Jul, 8 Jul, 15 Jul, 22 Jul, 29 Jul, 5 Aug, 12 Aug, 19 Aug, 26 Aug, 2 Sep, 9 Sep, 16 Sep, 23 Sep, 30 Sep, 7 Oct, 14 Oct, 21 Oct, 28 Oct, 4 Nov, 11 Nov, 18 Nov, 23 Dec, 30 Dec
Late availability on these dates: 13 Aug, 27 Aug, 03 Sep, 24 Sep, 15 Oct, 22 Oct, 05 Nov, 12 Nov
Jordan holiday, a week in Jordan

Jordan holiday, a week in Jordan

A week to explore the spectacular sites and scenery of Jordan
From 1,899 to 2,149 9 days inc UK flights
Small group travel: 2022: 3 Sep, 10 Sep, 17 Sep, 24 Sep, 28 Sep, 1 Oct, 8 Oct, 26 Oct, 29 Oct, 2 Nov, 5 Nov, 9 Nov, 12 Nov, 16 Nov, 23 Nov, 26 Nov, 30 Nov, 7 Dec, 10 Dec, 17 Dec, 28 Dec
2023: 4 Feb, 11 Feb, 25 Feb, 11 Mar, 18 Mar, 25 Mar, 5 Apr, 15 Apr, 22 Apr, 29 Apr, 6 May, 13 May, 20 May, 27 May, 3 Jun, 5 Aug, 9 Sep, 16 Sep, 23 Sep, 27 Sep, 30 Sep, 7 Oct, 14 Oct, 21 Oct, 25 Oct, 28 Oct, 1 Nov, 4 Nov, 8 Nov, 11 Nov, 15 Nov, 18 Nov, 22 Nov ...
Late availability on these dates: 03 Sep, 10 Sep, 17 Sep, 24 Sep, 28 Sep, 01 Oct, 08 Oct, 26 Oct, 29 Oct, 02 Nov, 05 Nov, 09 Nov, 12 Nov, 16 Nov
Classic Antarctica cruise & South Shetland Islands

Classic Antarctica cruise & South Shetland Islands

Experience all that this remarkable area has to offer!
From US $5,730 to US $7,990 12 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2022: 12 Nov, 21 Nov, 19 Dec, 29 Dec
2023: 8 Jan, 8 Feb, 17 Feb, 27 Feb, 26 Mar, 22 Nov, 1 Dec, 10 Dec, 19 Dec, 29 Dec
2024: 18 Jan, 8 Feb, 17 Feb, 27 Feb, 8 Mar, 17 Mar, 26 Mar
Costa Rica highlights holiday & beach

Costa Rica highlights holiday & beach

Short highlight itinerary covering city, forests and beach.
From 1,455 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.
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
Highlights of Morocco holiday

Highlights of Morocco holiday

Explore the diversity of romantic Morocco
From 1,249 to 1,4991,449 15 days inc UK flights
Small group travel: 2022: 20 Nov, 4 Dec
2023: 29 Jan, 5 Mar, 16 Apr, 7 May, 11 Jun, 3 Sep, 1 Oct, 19 Nov, 3 Dec
Antarctica small ship cruises

Antarctica small ship cruises

Ultimate Antarctica and South Georgia small ship wildlife cruise
From 7,390 to 22,750 22 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2022: 19 Oct, 21 Oct, 22 Oct, 25 Oct, 1 Nov, 2 Nov, 4 Nov, 5 Nov, 7 Nov, 11 Nov, 14 Nov, 20 Nov, 22 Nov, 27 Nov, 4 Dec, 5 Dec, 7 Dec, 16 Dec, 19 Dec, 21 Dec, 23 Dec, 27 Dec
2023: 4 Jan, 7 Jan, 11 Jan, 14 Jan, 27 Jan, 29 Jan, 31 Jan, 1 Feb, 19 Feb, 22 Feb, 24 Feb, 28 Feb, 10 Mar, 13 Mar, 21 Oct, 22 Oct, 24 Oct, 2 Nov, 9 Nov, 11 Nov, 23 Nov, 14 Dec, 17 Dec, 23 Dec
2024: 4 Jan, 16 Jan, 25 Jan, 1 Feb, 2 Feb, 15 Feb ...
B&B self drive tour of Tasmania, meet the locals

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

Explore coastal expanses and mountainous magnificence on this Tassie tailor made trip
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
Thailand tailor made holiday, elephants, jungle & beach

Thailand tailor made holiday, elephants, jungle & beach

Elephant encounters, jungle treehouses and stunning Thai islands
From 1,349 14 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip is only for tailor made departures throughout the year to suit your requirements
North Cyprus walking holiday

North Cyprus walking holiday

Varied walks amid rugged scenery and superb archaeology
From 1,049 to 1,499 8 days inc UK flights
Small group travel: 2022: 17 Sep, 24 Sep, 1 Oct, 5 Nov, 19 Nov, 22 Dec, 29 Dec
2023: 21 Jan, 4 Feb, 18 Feb, 4 Mar, 11 Mar, 18 Mar, 1 Apr, 15 Apr, 29 Apr, 6 May, 20 May, 16 Sep, 23 Sep, 30 Sep, 14 Oct, 4 Nov, 18 Nov, 23 Dec, 30 Dec
Late availability on these dates: 17 Sep, 24 Sep, 01 Oct, 05 Nov
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Petra and Wadi Rum by bike, Jordan

Petra and Wadi Rum by bike, Jordan

Cycling trip through stunning desert scenery
From 1,949 to 2,449 9 days inc UK flights
Small group travel: 2022: 10 Sep, 17 Sep, 24 Sep, 15 Oct, 22 Oct, 5 Nov, 12 Nov, 26 Nov, 10 Dec, 21 Dec
2023: 4 Mar, 11 Mar, 18 Mar, 1 Apr, 15 Apr, 13 May, 20 May, 3 Jun, 9 Sep, 16 Sep, 23 Sep, 7 Oct, 14 Oct, 21 Oct, 4 Nov, 11 Nov, 25 Nov, 9 Dec, 20 Dec
Late availability on these dates: 10 Sep, 17 Sep, 24 Sep, 15 Oct, 22 Oct, 05 Nov, 12 Nov
Cuba salsa dance holiday

Cuba salsa dance holiday

Learn to salsa with the pros in Santiago de Cuba, tuition, day trips and nights out
From 1,650 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2022: 6 Nov, 27 Nov, 18 Dec
Nile cruise holiday in Egypt

Nile cruise holiday in Egypt

Discover ancient temples & tombs & travel by Nile cruise boat
From 1,899 to 2,549 9 days inc UK flights
Small group travel: 2022: 17 Sep, 24 Sep, 8 Oct, 15 Oct, 22 Oct, 29 Oct, 12 Nov, 19 Nov, 10 Dec, 24 Dec
2023: 21 Jan, 11 Feb, 18 Feb, 25 Feb, 4 Mar, 11 Mar, 18 Mar, 1 Apr, 8 Apr, 15 Apr, 29 Apr, 6 May, 27 May, 23 Sep, 30 Sep, 7 Oct, 21 Oct, 28 Oct, 4 Nov, 11 Nov, 18 Nov, 25 Nov, 2 Dec, 9 Dec, 23 Dec
Late availability on these dates: 17 Sep, 24 Sep, 08 Oct, 15 Oct, 22 Oct, 29 Oct, 12 Nov
Galapagos adventure holiday

Galapagos adventure holiday

An active Galapagos Islands adventure holiday
From 4,745 10 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2022: 19 Aug, 2 Sep, 16 Sep, 30 Sep, 14 Oct, 28 Oct, 11 Nov, 25 Nov, 9 Dec, 16 Dec, 19 Dec, 23 Dec
Turkey small group tour

Turkey small group tour

Discover the wonders of Turkey on this 10 day tour
From 899 to 1,219 10 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2022: 20 Aug, 27 Aug, 3 Sep, 10 Sep, 17 Sep, 24 Sep, 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
2023: 7 Jan, 14 Jan, 21 Jan, 28 Jan, 4 Feb, 11 Feb, 18 Feb, 25 Feb, 4 Mar, 11 Mar, 18 Mar, 25 Mar, 1 Apr, 8 Apr, 15 Apr, 22 Apr, 29 Apr, 6 May, 13 May, 20 May, 27 May, 3 Jun, 10 Jun, 17 Jun, 24 Jun, 1 Jul, 8 Jul, 15 Jul, 22 Jul, 29 Jul, 5 Aug, 12 Aug, 19 Aug, 26 Aug ...
Lapland holiday, husky safari & log cottage

Lapland holiday, husky safari & log cottage

Luxurious log suite,northern lights & overnight husky safari
From 1,950 5 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2022: 17 Dec
2023: 7 Jan, 8 Jan, 9 Jan, 10 Jan, 11 Jan, 12 Jan, 13 Jan, 14 Jan, 15 Jan, 16 Jan, 17 Jan, 18 Jan, 19 Jan, 20 Jan, 21 Jan, 22 Jan, 23 Jan, 24 Jan, 25 Jan, 26 Jan, 27 Jan, 28 Jan, 29 Jan, 30 Jan, 31 Jan, 1 Feb, 2 Feb, 3 Feb, 4 Feb, 5 Feb, 6 Feb, 7 Feb, 8 Feb, 9 Feb, 10 Feb, 11 Feb, 12 Feb, 13 Feb, 14 Feb, 15 Feb, 16 Feb, 17 Feb, 18 Feb, 19 Feb, 20 Feb, 21 Feb, 22 Feb, 23 Feb, 24 Feb, 25 Feb, 26 Feb, 27 Feb ...
Jordan holiday, small group

Jordan holiday, small group

Visit Jordan from cities to mystic desert landscapes
From 950860 to 1,115 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2022: 15 Aug, 22 Aug, 27 Aug, 29 Aug, 3 Sep, 12 Sep, 14 Sep, 21 Sep, 24 Oct, 26 Oct, 2 Nov, 7 Nov, 9 Nov, 12 Nov, 14 Nov, 16 Nov, 21 Nov, 28 Nov, 30 Nov, 3 Dec, 5 Dec, 10 Dec, 12 Dec, 17 Dec, 19 Dec, 24 Dec, 26 Dec, 31 Dec
2023: 7 Jan, 9 Jan, 14 Jan, 16 Jan, 21 Jan, 23 Jan, 28 Jan, 30 Jan, 6 Feb, 11 Feb, 13 Feb, 18 Feb, 25 Feb, 27 Feb, 1 Mar, 4 Mar, 6 Mar, 8 Mar, 11 Mar, 13 Mar, 15 Mar, 18 Mar, 20 Mar, 22 Mar, 25 Mar ...
Up to 90 off selected dates.
Late availability on these dates: 15 Aug, 22 Aug, 27 Aug, 29 Aug, 03 Sep, 12 Sep, 14 Sep, 21 Sep, 24 Oct, 26 Oct, 02 Nov, 07 Nov, 09 Nov, 12 Nov, 14 Nov, 16 Nov
Antarctic Peninsula Cruises

Antarctic Peninsula Cruises

An inspiring wilderness & wildlife journey of a lifetime
From 4,050 to 12,360 11 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2022: 31 Oct, 5 Nov, 7 Nov, 9 Nov, 11 Nov, 17 Nov, 19 Nov, 22 Nov, 23 Nov, 26 Nov, 28 Nov, 29 Nov, 1 Dec, 2 Dec, 4 Dec, 5 Dec, 9 Dec, 10 Dec, 12 Dec, 13 Dec, 14 Dec, 15 Dec, 18 Dec, 19 Dec, 20 Dec, 22 Dec, 23 Dec, 27 Dec, 28 Dec, 29 Dec
2023: 2 Jan, 3 Jan, 4 Jan, 6 Jan, 8 Jan, 9 Jan, 11 Jan, 15 Jan, 18 Jan, 21 Jan, 22 Jan, 23 Jan, 26 Jan, 27 Jan, 30 Jan, 31 Jan, 1 Feb, 8 Feb, 11 Feb, 13 Feb, 18 Feb, 19 Feb, 20 Feb, 22 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 1,7151,691 to 1,925 12 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2022: 14 Oct, 4 Nov, 18 Nov, 9 Dec, 16 Dec, 20 Dec, 23 Dec, 27 Dec, 30 Dec
2023: 3 Jan, 6 Jan, 13 Jan, 17 Jan, 20 Jan, 24 Jan, 27 Jan, 3 Feb, 7 Feb, 10 Feb, 14 Feb, 17 Feb, 21 Feb, 24 Feb, 28 Feb, 3 Mar, 7 Mar, 10 Mar, 14 Mar, 17 Mar, 24 Mar, 28 Mar, 31 Mar, 4 Apr, 7 Apr, 14 Apr, 18 Apr, 21 Apr, 25 Apr, 5 May, 19 May, 2 Jun, 16 Jun, 4 Jul, 7 Jul, 11 Jul, 18 Jul, 21 Jul, 28 Jul, 4 Aug, 11 Aug, 18 Aug, 25 Aug, 29 Aug, 1 Sep ...
Up to 80 off selected dates.
Late availability on these dates: 14 Oct, 04 Nov
Cuba cultural holiday

Cuba cultural holiday

Immerse yourself in Cuban culture on this 8 day adventure
From 635 to 700 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2022: 6 Nov, 13 Nov, 20 Nov, 27 Nov, 4 Dec, 11 Dec, 18 Dec, 25 Dec
2023: 1 Jan, 8 Jan, 15 Jan, 22 Jan, 29 Jan, 5 Feb, 12 Feb, 19 Feb, 26 Feb, 5 Mar, 12 Mar, 19 Mar, 26 Mar, 2 Apr, 9 Apr, 16 Apr, 23 Apr, 30 Apr, 7 May, 14 May, 21 May, 28 May, 4 Jun, 11 Jun, 18 Jun, 25 Jun, 2 Jul, 9 Jul, 16 Jul, 23 Jul, 30 Jul, 6 Aug, 13 Aug, 20 Aug, 27 Aug, 3 Sep, 10 Sep, 17 Sep, 24 Sep, 1 Oct, 8 Oct, 15 Oct, 22 Oct, 29 Oct, 5 Nov
Northern Lights family holiday, tailor made

Northern Lights family holiday, tailor made

A mix of Lapland family activities and a relaxing spa hotel
From 1,675 to 2,010 4 days inc UK flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made to suit your requirements
Finland winter activity holiday & Northern Lights

Finland winter activity holiday & Northern Lights

Discover this Finnish winter activity wilderness week
From 2,449 to 2,949 8 days inc UK flights
Small group travel: 2022: 9 Dec, 16 Dec, 23 Dec, 30 Dec
2023: 8 Jan, 15 Jan, 22 Jan, 29 Jan, 5 Feb, 12 Feb, 19 Feb, 26 Feb, 5 Mar, 12 Mar, 19 Mar, 26 Mar, 2 Apr, 9 Apr, 16 Apr
Kenya and Tanzania safari adventure

Kenya and Tanzania safari adventure

Witness the best in wildlife and scenery
From 4,499 to 4,899 15 days inc UK flights
Small group travel: 2022: 28 Aug, 18 Sep, 17 Dec
2023: 8 Jan, 29 Jan, 19 Feb, 6 Aug, 27 Aug, 3 Sep, 10 Sep, 17 Sep, 17 Dec
Late availability on these dates: 28 Aug, 18 Sep
Marrakech & the Sahara holiday in Morocco

Marrakech & the Sahara holiday in Morocco

Journey to the Moroccan Sahara
From 1,049 to 1,199 8 days inc UK flights
Small group travel: 2022: 14 Aug, 16 Oct, 18 Dec
2023: 12 Feb, 2 Apr, 7 May, 4 Jun, 13 Aug, 1 Oct, 15 Oct, 24 Dec
Late availability on these dates: 14 Aug, 16 Oct
Family winter adventure in Finland

Family winter adventure in Finland

Great range of activities in Lapland's winter wilderness.
From 1,720 to 2,030 4 days inc UK flights
Small group travel: 2022: 1 Dec, 8 Dec, 15 Dec
South African safaris for families with teenagers

South African safaris for families with teenagers

Visit the famous Kruger National Park and Zulu villages
From 1,300 to 1,415 12 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2022: 25 Sep, 19 Dec, 29 Dec, 31 Dec
2023: 2 Apr, 8 Apr, 10 Apr, 25 Jun, 9 Jul, 23 Jul, 5 Aug, 24 Sep, 18 Dec, 28 Dec, 30 Dec
Late availability on these dates: 25 Sep
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