Self-Drive Tour: Vancouver Island

    Hit the road at your own pace to discover the beauty of British Colombia. You can choose to start your tour in Vancouver or Victoria. British Colombia is a land of spectacular beauty that encapsulates the sheer peaks of the Rockies that line the entire eastern border, the lakes of the interior the stunning city of Vancouver with the back drop of the coastal mountain range and the Pacific Ocean. On Vancouver Island you will find abundant wildlife and the fascinating historic city of Victoria. In addition to the astounding beauty of the province, visitors can immerse themselves in first nations culture, engage in adventurous activities and more.

    Germany & Switzerland: An Alpine Adventure

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    Fill your lungs with fresh mountain air and your eyes with incredible views as you ascend peaks by cable car, hike mountain-top paths and wander valley trails. Also take a walking tour in Zurich and have a free day of shopping and sightseeing in the historic town of Lindau, Germany which is located on a small island connected with the mainland by bridge.

    Mekong River Discovery Cruise

    Immerse yourself in the cultures and ancient traditions of Cambodia and Vietnam as you sightsee and engage with locals, during an exclusive cruise along the mighty Mekong River. Spend time with artisans crafting traditional items. Explore bustling marketplaces and historic houses of worship. Enjoy enchanting views of the countryside in these Southeast Asian countries.

    Peace Building Tour to Cuba

    On this one-of-a kind tour of Cuba, see beyond the all-inclusive resorts to the heart of this island nation. Guided by the Sudermans, you will build connections across cultures and delight in the natural beauty of Cuba. Also worship with local churches and enjoy rare opportunities to engage with Cuban citizens. Reflect on the role of churches and NGO’s in this society as we visit some non-profit organizations. TourMagination has the details arranged for Americans to travel safely and legally on this tour.

    Tanzania Safari and Culture Tour

    This fabulous tour combines interacting with locals and enjoying incredible natural sights in Tanzania. Visit with Christians who are helping Tanzanian children at the Che Che Community Library and St. Catharines Monastery. Learn about the Maasai way of life in a traditional village. Buy unique crafts at a local market and a social enterprise for people with disabilities. Also, see big game and other wildlife plus a large assortment of colourful birds on not one, but three game drives!

    Bread for the Journey: Egypt & Jordan

    Visit magnificent ancient sites that reveal why Egypt was such a significant Middle Eastern power in the Bible. Central themes of this tour include: escape from slavery in Egypt, sojourn in the wilderness, and movement into the Promised Land. Hear stories in the lands where biblical events happened. In Jordan, follow the route of Israelites on their way to Canaan, and see Petra, the ancient Nabatean trading city carved in stone.

    Moscow & St. Petersburg

    Discover the history and culture of Russia as you explore Moscow and St. Petersburg during four days in each city. Learn about Lenin, Stalin, and the tsars. See many famous sights including the Winter Palace—once home to the Russian tsars, Peterhof Palace and Gardens, the Kremlin, Red Square, wartime cemeteries, and stunning cathedrals. Can be combined with the Mennonite History in Ukraine and Istanbul Tour.

    Sights, Sounds & Sacred Spaces of Ireland

    THIS TOUR HAS BEEN SCHEDULED TO REPLACE THE 2020 IRELAND TOUR THAT WAS POSTPONED.

    Experience a land rich in Celtic Christian spirituality, beauty, legend, music, and history. Visit sites of historic and spiritual significance. Marvel at the natural beauty of the country. Your interior journey will be paralleled by the rugged landscape. As we walk pilgrim routes, and enjoy traditional music, storytelling and good humour, we will encounter the heart and spirit of a people.

    Jungles & Wildlife of Malaysia

    On this 9-day tour, explore the natural wonders of Malaysia – see unusual wildlife like Orangutans, sun bears, crocodiles, proboscis monkeys, and pygmy elephants. Enjoy relaxing on multiple river safaris on the Kinabatangan River. In Sepilok, enjoy visiting rehabilitated orangutans and seeing the worlds smallest bears. Spend one night on Libaran Island to learn more about sea turtle conservation program. Then fly to Kuala Lumpur – take a tour of the city to see some of the historical landmarks. This tour is for the nature lover who also wants a taste of culture, and would rather spend time at a jungle resort than a luxury hotel. 

    Indonesian Islands: Bali & Java Culture Tour

    Discover the varied cultures of the Indonesian islands of Bali and Java. On a guided day tour in the Balinese city of Ubud see traditional produce, crafts, and textiles at a local market. Walk jungle-covered pathways through the Sacred Monkey Forest, with its three ancient Hindu temples and plenty of mischievous macaque monkeys. Outside Ubud, see verdant rice terraces and learn about traditional farming practices. At peaceful Lake Bratan, snap photos of Ulun Danu—a 17th-century temple located on the lake’s edge. Fly to the city of Yogyakarta on the island of Java. Learn about Java’s remarkable history on a visit to the Sultan’s Palace with its historic artifacts and unique architecture.  Arise before dawn to watch the sun’s first rays illuminate a massive Buddhist Temple, Borobudur. Later, explore the building and its intricate carvings. Transfer to Semarang to attend the Mennonite World Conference Assembly Gathered. 

    Splendors of Thailand

    The Kingdom of Thailand is filled with Buddhist temples, gorgeous beaches, exotic wildlife, and spectacular islands. On this 8-day tour, get to know Thailand’s history, culture, and friendly people. During a city tour of Bangkok, see its three most important Buddhist temples, the Grand Palace, and a precious gem factory. Outside the city, visit a railway market and a floating market. Fly to Chiang Rai to explore scenery and sights near the “Golden Triangle” at the confluence of the Ruak and Mekong Rivers, where Thailand, Burma and Laos meet. On an excursion outside Chiang Mai, meet some indigenous White Hmong people in their village. Cap off this travel experience at the Elephant Jungle Sanctuary to see these beautiful creatures surrounded by pristine scenery. Tour leaders Fred & Shirley Redekop lived and worked in Thailand with Mennonite Central Committee.

    Beautiful Baltic Cruise

    Discover the beauty, history, and culture of the fascinating countries on a fully-escorted cruise on the Baltic Sea. Learn about the Viking history of Scandinavia, immerse yourself in the wonders of St Petersburg, and gain a greater understanding of the connections forged across cultures through the shared shoreline of the Baltic. Daily excursions suit a variety of activity levels and interests—from nature, history, and animals to art, architecture, and the local food.

    Jamaica Tour

    On this escorted group tour, go beyond the all-inclusive resorts and the famous white sand beaches to experience the real Jamaica. Travel to the interior of the island, through the Blue Mountains, to see rivers and waterfalls, lush vegetation, and remote beach locations. Discover the history and culture of this fascinating island with West African and British influences. Learn about famous Jamaicans including Bob Marley and Usain Bolt. Eat authentic Jamaican food and interact with locals.

    Upcoming Tours In Development

    A sneak peek at future tours for next year

Curious about the world? Go deeper than the average tourist as you learn about a new location with one of our expert storytellers.

Our cultural adventures usually include interacting with locals, worshipping with local Mennonites or other Christians, and visiting non-profit organizations active in an area. Many of our storytellers are Christian academics or former Christian workers who lived in the countries. They share their deep knowledge to create an engaging and immersive experience.