Welcome to Bishop
The second-largest town in the Eastern Sierra, Bishop is about two hours from Yosemite’s Tioga Pass entrance. A major recreation hub, Bishop offers access to excellent fishing in nearby lakes, climbing in the Buttermilks just west of town, and hiking in the John Muir Wilderness via Bishop Creek Canyon and the Rock Creek drainage. The area is especially lovely in fall, when dropping temperatures cloak aspen, willow... Read More
Top experiences in Bishop
Private Tour: Pearls of Vojvodina and Novi Sad from Belgrade
Meet your guide at your Belgrade accommodation for your 9-hour private tour of Vojvodina and Novi Sad. Drive just over an hour to the Fruška Gora holy mountain and the 16th-century Krušedol Monastery. Learn about the history and legacy of this medieval center. Visit Sremski Karlovci, the former seat of the Serbian Orthodox Church in the Habsburg Monarchy. As you stroll through the town’s baroque architecture, hear about the history of the signing of the Karlowitz Peace Treaty, as well as the town’s reputation for wine. Continue on to the Tekije Church, site of a famous battle between the Ottomans and the Hapsburgs. Admire the large Petrovaradin Fortress, perched on a large rock above the Danube River. Learn about the complicated maze of underground tunnels and galleries which was part of a state-of-the-art defense system. Proceed to the historic nucleus of Novi Sad, the capital of the Vojvodina province. While enjoying superb view on the city, pause for a refreshment break. Take a leisurely walk down the colorful pedestrian zone lined with 19th-century architecture.Spot the Orthodox Cathedral, Bishop's Palace, and the monument to great Serbian poet Zmaj. Soak in the laid-back atmosphere of the city. Finish your walk at Liberty Square with its baroque City Hall, and neo-gothic Catholic church. After a free hour in the heart of the city, take a panoramic ride with views of the major city areas and boulevards. At the conclusion of the tour, your vehicle will return you to your Belgrade hotel.
Day Tour of Cachi and Calchaquí Valleys from Salta
After pickup at your central Salta hotel, travel in a minibus with a bilingual guide through distinct landscapes, including Laurel´s Gorge and Escoipe Gorge before arriving at Bishop's Cliff to enjoy a panoramic view of the Enchanted Valley.Continue to the Mill Stone, at 11,102 feet (3,384 meters) and the highest spot on the route trip, before crossing Los Cardones National Park via part of an ancient Incan road. Arrive in Cachi to take in panoramic views including a group of peaks called Nevado de Cachi and the picturesque town of Payogasta. In Cachi, visit the Archaeological Museum and the church before returning to Salta.
Achillion Paleokastritsa Corfu Private Tour
Achilleion Palace The Achilleion palace is located upon a hill on the traditional Corfu village Gastouri. A strange sense of awe overwhelms anyone that gazes over the imposing form of the Palace which dominates the area with its presence, residing between the cypress trees and other exotic plants and flowers which surround it. The palace was built for the Empress Elisabeth to escape the tragedies of her life and William II purchased it after her untimely death. Entering the palace you will be amazed by the beautiful gardens that surrounds the palace and the invaluable peace of arts like the ancient Greek statues of Zeus and Era and other smaller statues and sculptures. The roof, the surrounded walls, even the Catholic chapter of Elisabeth inside the palace are referred as precious peace of Arts. Even the outer area of the palace is decorated with columns, the ‘Peristyle of the Muses’, but the most valuable statue of Achilleion is the ‘Dying Achilles’ that represents Achilles dying trying to remove the spear from his ankle. It is the largest statue of Achilles, with unbelievable dimensions, which presents Achilles in a moment of victory. Next stop Kanoni. From Kanoni you can admire the famous view of Mouse Island (‘Pontikonisi’). According to the legend Mouse Island was formed when the ship that had taken Odysseus back to Ithaca, his home port, was turned to stone by Poseidon, god of the sea, angry at being defied by the Phaeceans. Under the Hill of Kanoni is the Convent of Vlachernas. Paleokastritsa main beach The main beach is quite small and very popular. It is surrounded by bars and hotels and there is a road behind the beach. But the views of the cove are great. You can get a boat here which takes you around the many caves in the area. You will enjoy sunbathing and swimming in the crystal clear very cool water. Paleokastritsa monastery The Monastery of Virgin Mary of Paleokastritsa is located in the Greek island of Corfu. This majestic monastery is home to 8 Greek Orthodox Monks who receive guidance from Bishop Efthimios Thouis. They conduct traditional masses, provide generous hospitality, and offer regular tours of the grounds and museum located within. Regardless of faith, a visiting tourist will find magical qualities throughout the grounds and breathtaking scenery revealed at every turn. All who share in the experience of the monastery seem to depart in hesitance and with hope for timely return. Bella vista point ( via troumpeta pass & Makrades ) We drive along the scenic west coast to the hilltop village of Lakones and the lookout point known as Bella Vista. One of the most famous spot for photos in Europe ! Stop for photos
Explore Maria Island Day Trip from Hobart Including Gourmet Lunch
Pickups commence at 7:30-8am from Hobart CBD hotels Drive to Triabunna (60-minutes), followed by a scenic ferry to Darlington (30-minutes) Have fresh morning tea/coffee with delicious homemade treats while learning about the history of the island (inc. Aboriginal, whaling, convict, industrial, wildlife sanctuary) Spend the morning walking to the Fossil Cliffs (1.5-hour loop), enjoying the views of Bishop and Clerk and watching the local wildlife in their natural environment. Gourmet lunch will be served outdoors or inside a world heritage listed convict building. All produce is sourced locally and represents Tasmania's fresh, world-class reputation for fine food. The afternoon will be spent walking to the vibrant Painted Cliffs (1-hour return) and learning about the rich natural and cultural history of the island. After the walk, the remainder of your time on Maria Island will be spent tasting premium local wines, relaxing by the beach and keeping an eye out for more wildlife.
Andalsnes Shore Excursion: Trollstigen
The excursion starts in the center of Åndalsnes, from there the bus will take you to Europe’s tallest vertical rock face, the Troll Wall (Trollveggen). Don’t forget to look behind you, because there you will find the famous Romsdalshorn. After a photostop of approximately 15 minutes, the real adventure begins.The bus will take you all the way up Trollstigen (Troll Road), a road built in 1936 with 11 hairpin bends. Every bend has a name, you can find it on the signs placed in every curve. On the side of the road, the mountains the King, the Queen and the Bishop will be watching over you. At the end of Trollstigen you will have another break at the Trollstigen plateau. Here you will find a restaurant, restrooms, a souvenir shop and a paved path which will lead you to two platforms. Enjoy the stunning view over the valley, Trollstigen and its surrounding mountains.Meeting point: Åndalsnes Railway station, Jernbanegate, 6300, Åndalsnes Be at the meeting point 15 minutes before the scheduled departure time Attention points: Difficulty; level 1, easy, suited for everybody We advise all our guests to wear appropriate shoes and clothing
Honolulu History and Culture Segway Tour
Discover the best of Honolulu’s history and culture on this adrenaline-filled Segway tour. Before you get started, each guest will receive individual training by professional Segway guides so you can effortlessly and safely navigate your Segway Personal Transporter. Riding a Segway is similar to getting on an escalator at a department store - it's slightly wobbly the first time you step onboard, but you can easily learn to navigate the Segway! When your training is complete, you’ll start your Segway adventure on Kahanamoku Beach in Waikiki. Zoom past the luxurious yachts in the Ala Wai Yacht Harbor before gliding over the Ala Wai Canal and into Ala Moana Beach Park and Magic Island. Travel towards downtown Honolulu, and stop at the historic Aloha Tower – a major landmark of Hawaii and a beacon that welcomes ships into Honolulu. Enter downtown through historic Bishop Street and pass by the famous transportation buildings that have been a longstanding feature of downtown Honolulu. Zoom into lively Chinatown and down Hotel Street as you head toward Washington Place, the home to Hawaii’s governor, and the State Capitol Building. Glide the grounds of Iolani Palace, the only royal palace in the United States, and learn about Hawaii’s history while viewing the ancient banyan trees in the garden outside Iolani Palace. Continue your adventure by visiting Iolani Barracks, King Kamehameha Statue and the historic Honolulu Courthouse. Pass by the Honolulu City Hall and the historic Kawaiahao Church, also known as Hawaii’s Westminster Abbey. Finish your journey by heading back toward your starting point along the scenic coastal route. The Segway allows you to see so much more than you would on a walking tour, but still enjoy the fresh air and sunshine as you travel, unlike you would on a bus. It’s the perfect way to sightsee!Please note: You must book in groups of two or more on this tour.