Expeditions holidays. Tours & holidays in 2016 & 2017

Our expeditions holidays take you way off the beaten track to places most tourists never reach. Impenetrable landscapes - from deserts and volcanoes to thick jungle - have kept tourists out for centuries, but intrepid travel companies are edging in, so you can really feel part of an authentic expedition, paving the way for future adventurers.
Chad holidays, expedition to the Ennedi
Tubu nomads, desert crocodiles and the Sahara's best scenery, from £2999 (16 days) ex flights
Somaliland cultural tour in Somalia
Group tour exploring the undiscovered delights of Somaliland, from £1599 (8 days) ex flights
Tanzania expedition in the footsteps of Livingstone
15 day exploration of Tanzania as seen by Livingstone, from £6500 (15 days) ex flights
Sudan holiday
Visit pyramids & meet desert nomads, from £1999 - £2199 (8 days) ex flights

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Madagascar holiday, overland adventure
Experience fascinating people, wildlife & landscapes, from £3295 - £3395 (22 days) ex flights
Venezuela holiday, 18 day itinerary
Venezuelan adventure - natural wonders, wildlife, local people, from £2595 (18 days) ex flights
Mongolia exploration tours
Discovering grassroots conservation projects in Mongolia, from US $1486 - US $1738 (16 days) ex flights
Chad holidays,  untamed Tibesti
An incredible journey to the holy grail of Saharan travel, from £3499 (21 days) ex flights
Chad holiday, Peaks of the Tibesti
Join our tour to the Sahara's final frontier, from £3449 (21 days) ex flights
Argentina and Chile holiday
Explore Argentina and Chile on our Puna and Atacama experience, from £2999 (13 days) ex flights
Wildlife research expedition in the Gobi Desert, Mongolia
Conservation and research trip to Mongolia's Gobi Desert, from US $945 - US $1941 (11 days) ex flights
Bangladesh holiday
Bangladesh is waiting to be discovered, from £1999 (14 days) ex flights
Mongolia tour, winter landscapes and Khovsgol ice festival
Winter discovery tour with ice festival in northern Mongolia, from £875 - £1053 (10 days) ex flights
Kamchatka holidays, small group tour
Explore the region of Russia’s Kamchatka peninsula, from £1549 (13 days) ex flights
Nigeria holiday, Nigeria Discovery
Discover the secrets of the giant of West Africa, from £4449 (14 days) ex flights
Burma overland tour from Thailand
Be one of the first to travel this unique route crossing, from £1999 - £2195 (15 days) ex flights
Cameroon holiday, culture and wildlife
Small group, cultural and wildlife holiday in Cameroon, from £1699 (14 days) ex flights
Brazil Amazon Rainforest Expedition
The ultimate Amazon Expedition, Alter do Chao to Marajo Island, from £2499 - £2999 (10 days) ex flights
Turkmenistan cultural tour, mysteries of the desert
Deserts, dinosaur footprints and mysteries of the Silk Road, from £2350 (15 days) ex flights
Chad holiday
The 'final frontier' of the Sahara, Chad Abta/Atol, from £3299 (17 days) ex flights
Burkina Faso holiday, Dancing Masks Festival
The Dancing Masks Festival, a unique cultural celebration, from £1899 (10 days) ex flights
Congo River Expedition holiday
Join a Pioneering Boat Trip Down the Congo River, from £4350 (4 weeks) ex flights
Equatorial Guinea holiday, small group adventure
A unique group tour encompassing Equatorial Guinea, from £2499 (10 days) ex flights

6 reviews for Expeditions holidays4 star overall rating

These full and frank independent Expeditions holidays reviews are from travellers who have booked directly through Responsible Travel. They are not edited by us or any of the companies we work with. Find the real story, from real travellers below.

Sudan holiday
Memorable parts? The visit to Meroe. Mind blowing! The pyramids in the daytime WOW, but even better at sundown. A very big shame that there were no G&T`s to go with the atmospheric feeling of history. When you stay in tent city, it`s fantastic with the night sky and no light pollution. Eating and sleeping, with the stars, all around you, then you have arrived in paradise.If you are lucky to go on this trip and have Kahlid as your guide, then you are in for a treat.If you think the desert... (more)Geoffrey Hermsen
From £1999 - £2199 excluding flights
Mongolia tour, winter landscapes and Khovsgol ice festival
Memorable parts? The amazing location of the ice festival on the huge frozen lake. People dashing around on horse sleighs. I particularly enjoyed being among local people enjoying the ice sculptures, and spending time with a family in Hartgal. Also, the herds of horses, yaks, cattle and sheep and goats roaming freely all over the countryside. The Deer Stones near Muron were so interesting. Tips? Jess is so helpful and responds to any queries about the trips. I felt confident about... (more)Sally-Anne Deards
From £875 - £1053 excluding flights
Bangladesh holiday
Very interesting and enjoyable. The most memorable part is the amount of curiosity we aroused wherever we went - people were interested to see us and wanted to talk to us - and have their photos taken with us (more)Miranda Clifton
I loved the Sundarbans and seeing the tribal people of the CHT. Absolutely wonderful (more)Rob Horsefield
Most memorable was finding a recent tiger paw print in the mud and some on the beach as well. Never saw the elusive tiger itself but at least we knew at least one had been around recently! (more)Vicki Brown
From £1999 excluding flights

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5 stars
I am reborn! Simply the best holiday I have ever been on
4 stars
Some great stories to tell the grandchildren. Would recommend to a friend
3 stars
Very enjoyable
2 stars
It was OK
1 star
A bit disappointing really
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