Cosmos Tours has launched an aspirational range of new 'bucket lister' holidays for 2017 to the most exciting and thrilling worldwide destinations with a free VIP chauffeur service included. The choice includes experiencing the incredible sights of Northern India from a luxury train, a tour of Peru & Bolivia to see the famous Machu Picchu, Indian Ocean luxury beach holidays, safari game viewing in Botswana's spectacular Okavango Delta as well as city breaks in the USA's Deep South to soak up the region's musical heritage.

Enjoy old style luxury aboard the 'Deccan Odyssey train from Mumbai on two new rail journeys; the 10 day 'Hidden Treasures of Gujarat' or Indian Exploration – Mumbai to Delhi.  In opulent style with fully equipped guest cabins, the train's 21 air-conditioned Royal coaches provide two restaurants, lounge and even spa and gym facilities. The luxury train holidays offer a high level of service and incredible daily sightseeing excursions to experience the surrounding historical sights, palaces, local traditions and cultures as customers continue the journey in complete comfort.     Vadodara, Mumbai and Gir National Park are just some of the highlights. A range of extensions are available in Shimla, Amritsar and Goa.

A newly expanded 'Indian Ocean, Dubai & Beyond' beach holiday programme is featured with new destinations, resorts and higher graded hotels.   Newly featured is the Maldives with a broad choice of twenty island resorts packaged with return flights and boat or seaplane transfers. Offering complete flexibility, customers can choose duration as well as preferred airline and flight timing to suit the individual.   Ras-Al-Khaimah is a newly featured Emirate just 40 minutes from Dubai airport offering a quieter setting and five star hotels and facilities. Multi-centre combinations are highlighted so agents can suggest the best combination for their customers.

African safari, city and beach stays have been increased with the introduction of 'Botswana's Okavango Delta & Victoria Falls to add to the existing choice of Kenya, South Africa and Namibia.

Rob Goodwin, Head of Product & Commercial commented: “Having listened to our customers of where they want to travel to next, we are delighted to offer our most diverse holiday range to date. From visiting the Canadian Maritimes during the Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo to having breakfast at Whistler's Squamish Lil'Wat Cultural Centre, we are providing the most unique and authentic local experiences available on an exclusive basis for our customers. These fascinating local experiences combined with the expert knowledge of our experienced tour directors will bring destinations to life for our customers.”

He added: “The journey to the UK departure airport is often the most stressful part of a holiday so we have included a privately chauffeured home pick up service as standard for all customers to provide them with most relaxing start and finish to their holiday regardless of when they book with us.”

Destinations in the new North America & Worldwide brochure include USA, Canada, Central & South America, Africa, Indian Ocean, Dubai & Beyond, Sri Lanka & India, Asia, Far East, Australia & New Zealand. A range of direct flights are available to North America and many worldwide destinations from Heathrow, Gatwick, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Leeds, Bradford, Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow.