Small group tours late availability holidays and tours, 2014 and 2015

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Holiday in Peru & Inca Trail
A comprehensive journey through Peru, from £3339 - £3639 (23 days ) inc UK flights
Transylvania holiday, Dracula tours in Romania
Follow the steps of Harker in search of count Dracula, from £1099 (7 days) ex flights
Ecuador highlands tour & Galapagos cruise
Experience Ecuador's stunning highlands and the Galapagos, from £4998 - £5278 (16 days) inc UK flights
Adventure holiday to Sri Lanka
Explore Sri Lanka, from £1994 - £2464 (15 days ) inc UK flights
Family safari in Tanzania and Zanzibar
Big game, comfortable lodges, stunning Indian Ocean beaches, from £3045 (10 days ) inc UK flights
Small group holiday to Burma
South East Asia as it used to be, from £2725 - £3195 (15 days) inc UK flights
Cape Town to Victoria Falls small group tour
Small group accommodated safari Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, from €2895 (21 days) ex flights
Small group adventure holiday to Patagonia
Explore the spectacular wilderness and mountains of Patagonia, from £3998 - £4368 (21 days) inc UK flights
Peru small group tour, Southern Peru
A luxury tour of south Peru and the Inca Empire, from £3528 - £3928 (14 days) inc UK flights
Burma cultural holiday
Discover a side of Burma hidden beyond the tourist trail, from £1499 (15 days) ex flights
Cuba adventure tours
Explore authentic Cuba using homestays and local guides, from US $390 (8 days) ex flights
Small group cooking holiday in Thailand
4 areas of Thailand. No Single Supplement., from £2225 (15 days) inc UK flights
Morocco walking holiday with nomads
Walking with Nomads - Moroccan Hiking Holiday, from £795 (9 days) ex flights
Morocco small group adventure tour
Mountains, deserts, kasbahs and adventure in Morocco!, from £549 (8 days) ex flights
Amalfi Coast walking holiday, Italy
Walk in lemon groves and hillside villages, from £899 - £1099 (8 days) inc UK flights
Self guided walking holiday in France
Idyllic walking in France with great food, wine and ambiance, from £681 - £755 (7 days) ex flights
Antarctica cruises
Wildlife expeditions to Antarctica's legendary landscape!, from US $3995 - US $35000 (11 days) ex flights
Kenya and Tanzania safari adventure
Witness the best in wildlife and scenery, from £2599 - £3199 (18 days) inc UK flights
Family tour to Morocco
Live like nomads, from £699 - £734 (8 days ) inc UK flights
Northern Lights photography holiday in Iceland, coast & ice
Photographic trip coastal landscapes, ice & northern lights., from £2250 - £2350 (10 days) ex flights
Spanish course & walking holiday, Picos de Europa, Spain
Spanish classes + stunning hikes in Picos de Europa, from €720 (7 days) ex flights
Oman small group tour
Ancient spice trails, Wahiba Sands, superb coastal scenery, from £1199 (7 days) ex flights
Peru and Galapagos holiday
An inspirational tour combining Peru, Ecuador & the Galapagos, from £4818 - £5178 (15 days) inc UK flights
Western Cuba small group tour
Discover the highlights of western Cuba in style, from £2268 - £2598 (12 days) inc UK flights
Romania holiday, the Beauty of Yesterday
Small group tour to rediscover enchanting rural Romania, from £990 - £995 (10 days) ex flights
Victoria Falls to Cape Town small group holiday
Explore the best of Southern Africa's wildlife and nature., from £963 - £1100 (22 days) ex flights
Small group tour to Cuba
Discover the fascinating diversity of Cuba, from US $1235 - US $1295 (20 days) ex flights
Morocco holiday and surf school
Moroccan highlights plus time to surf!, from £1018 (18 days) ex flights
Cuba family holiday
Friendly island of Cuba, from £1729 - £1854 (12 days ) inc UK flights
Kayaking in Turkey, Turquoise coast
Some of the best kayaking in Europe, from £929 (8 days) inc UK flights

416 reviews for Small group tours late availability holidays4 star overall rating

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Holiday in Peru & Inca Trail
As each day passed it became my favourite day so far! The Inca Trail of course and the island home stay have to be my top two. The holiday was made all the more memorable because of the great group we were travelling with and of course our guide Dante. (more)Helen Leng
Sitting on top of WaynaPicchu looking at the cloud forest and mountains was the highlight. (more)Joanna Tupper
Walking the Inca Trail was the hardest thing I have ever done but the exhilaration and euphoria of the whole group as we walked through the Sun Gate is something money cannot buy and a memory that will last forever. (more)Christine Ingham
From £3339 - £3639 including UK flights
Cape Town to Victoria Falls small group tour
Memorable parts? Driving with Makoros (traditional wood boot) to our wild camping in the Okavango Delta observed by hippos. Tips? Take thermal underwear with you when going on this trip in Africa's winter. The temperature at night was sub zero and morning/evenings were cold as well. Local benefits? Yes, we contributed to the local economy and tried to leave only foot prints. Overall rating? Even I am not reborn I would give 5 stars. It was one of my best holidays... (more)Sigrid Pach
From €2895 excluding flights
Antarctica cruises
Memorable parts? Seeing the interplay between the animals, icebergs, glaciers, sea and sky. Tips? First: TAKE THE TRIP TO ANTARCTICA. It is unforgettable. If Miami is not on a direct route to Buenos Aires, fly there directly.Be sure to bring the right clothing. Being out on the water or a hill is COLD with the wrong clothes. Spend as much time on the bridge of the ship as possible. Go to all of the lectures. Meet new people Local benefits? No people to benefit in Antarctica. However,... (more)Stephen Kohn
From US $3995 - US $35000 excluding flights
Northern Lights photography holiday in Iceland, coast & ice
What was the most memorable part of the holiday? - Everything!...Excellent! (more)Chada Ruangtoowagoon
Fabulous, never to be forgotten...the excitement of 'getting' the Northern Lights was really great. (more)Doreen Kelly
I think everyone who went on this trip would return in the future given the chance. I will certainly be back next year. Overall a great holiday and learning experience. (more)Malcolm Park
From £2250 - £2350 including domestic flights only
Spanish course & walking holiday, Picos de Europa, Spain
Fantastic - just what I needed! If you want to learn Spanish, go on some great hikes and be truly immersed in Spanish all week (both in school and in the local community) - then book it without hesitation! (more)Hazel Tyror
A challenging and rewarding week spent learning new skills and meeting warm, friendly people. (more)Cathryn Priestley
Memorable says it all. It's 5 star as a learning experience . A chance to learn more Spanish in a thoroughly enjoyable, varied and relaxed fashion - on subjects which have real relevance and usage in everyday Spanish life (more)Veronica Thompson
From €720 excluding flights
Small group holiday to Burma
Burma is such a fabulous country to visit - our itinerary included one or more highlights every day. The crowning glory of our tour was our guide Po. He looked after our group of six as if we were family. (more)Stephanie Diggon
It was all new and exciting for that reason …… very heart warming to see what is flourishing in Myanmar and also fearful that some not such good things come with the advent of more tourism. Our trip to Pagan and Inle Lake are the highlights for me. (more)Jane Edington
The most memorable parts are hard to choose between the wonder of Shwedeagon Pagoda with all it's glittering gold, river journey down the Ayeyarrwady and first sight of Bagan, then cycling around it, relaxing time on Inle Lake, and visiting the botanic gardens in Pyin U-Lwin and the hills of Kalaw. (more)Janet Sutherland
From £2725 - £3195 including UK flights
Amalfi Coast walking holiday, Italy
Very good. We has a great time and came back fitter than we were! (more)janet fung
Met/exceeded expectations....Hiking in the hail storms with high winds. Views of the Amalfi Coast. Visiting Pompeii and Hurculaneum. (more)Terry Manon
A very enjoyable and well organized trip...The scenery along the amalfi coast was amazing. (more)Layla Makkawi
From £899 - £1099 including UK flights
Morocco walking holiday with nomads
Memorable parts? The people in the group, including the guide and nomad family that we hiked with. Such good spirits. Tips? Bring a towel, wet wipes, books. There is time to savor the afternoons. Local benefits? Yes, I felt that our visit did help the nomad family and mule handlers. We learned about each theirs cultures and they sure benefited by having some income to supplement their goat herding. Overall rating? It was a wonderful mix of exotic city pleasures,... (more)Kathy House
From £795 excluding flights
Western Cuba small group tour
Memorable parts? Cuban Music, variety of venues. Tips? The daily outlay during the first eight days was under budget, on reaching the final destination in Havana it went over budget. Be prepared. Local benefits? Would agree that the use of Paladars fed money back into the community. No perceived heavy impact on the environment. Overall rating? Very highly. It was extremely varied always interesting. The tour guide, Bill Hill was exemplary, he provided excellent local... (more)Anthony Haugh
From £2268 - £2598 including UK flights
Cuba adventure tours
Fantastic! I would definitely recommend Cuba to the adventurous and open-minded traveller. It was also great fun being able to share the holiday with a wonderful group of people (more)Howard Gossington
Excellent. Great homestays, great guide, met lots of friendly people, interesting excursions, plenty of opportunities to learn about Cuba and many many chances to enjoy Cuban food, rum and salsa. I can't wait to go back. (more)Naranee Ruthra-Rajan
This was a fantastic trip and I wish I had gone on the 15 day one. Our guide was superb, the levels of organisation were brilliant and the company is very efficient...For me, the most enjoyable evening was our tour and meal out at an organic market garden in the Vinales valley. The welcome was great, the food was fantastic and we played lots of dominoes and salsa-ed a lot whilst an enormous thunderstorm rolled round the hills. (more)Clare Morley
From US $390 excluding flights
Family tour to Morocco
The most memorable part was the camping trip into the Sahara Desert and the nights at Tazzarine Campsite - home of Said and his family. (more)Meriel Griffiths
This was an amazing experience. The trip was suitable for all ages and it was culturally challenging. I would recommend the trip for families. The most memorable part of the holiday was camping in the desert and sleeping under the stars! Amazing! (more)Tania Knight
A great fun family adventure. Kids loved it and didn't mind the travelling...the best part was trekking with camels in the desert and camping under the stars (more)Susan Gregory
From £699 - £734 including UK flights
Adventure holiday to Sri Lanka
The walk up the Sigiriya rock was breath taking! We made our way up at dawn, had the whole place to ourselves and got to the top for breakfast with an amazing view! (more)Chiara Talamonti
Getting face to face with wild elephants, meeting the locals and enjoying the food were the most memorable parts of this holiday (more)Gillian Eborn
Fantastic. The people, the places and the experiences made this one of the most memorable holidays I have had. The excellent guide, Ruwan, and my fellow travellers helped to make the experiences fun. (more)Kelly Geoghegan
From £1994 - £2464 including UK flights
Self guided walking holiday in France
Really ,really good, relaxing and refreshing. You will be very well looked after and feel genuinely welcome. (more)Jane Haywood
This was an excellent holiday. Our hosts were wonderful, the other guests (all British) were delightful, and the hikes, food, and wine were exceptional. (more)Katherine Layton
We particularly enjoyed the convivial company at meal times and our hosts taking the time to share meals and local insight with us. Carol's cooking combined the best of local produce and traditional French cookery. (more)Elizabeth Anderson
From £681 - £755 excluding flights
Kenya and Tanzania safari adventure
A brilliant holiday, excellent game viewing, a great group of fellow travellers and staff, over all too quickly!! (more)Eileen Emery
The holiday was good - safaris are tiring so a week on Zanzibar was a wonderful way to relax. (more)Sally Moir
The most memorable part was camping on rim of Ngorgoro crater and seeing in crater black rhino and leopard. Awesome sunsets. (more)Lesley Halliday
From £2599 - £3199 including UK flights
South America tour, coast to coast
For me it was a life long goal to see Machu Picchu, which no picture or video can replace the memories logged in my head of the sheer size and awe of this place. But also whilst travelling through other countries, the beautiful landscapes just amaze you. (more)Michael North
Every day was a wonderful experience during our stay in Brazil and Ecuador but I guess the Galapagos will be the most memorable. (more)Ann Hammersley
There were so many memorable parts! - Rio, Cusco, Iguacu falls, Machu Picchu, the rainforest, etc. Overall a brilliant cross section of South American sights and culture. (more)Brian Wright
From £3738 - £4068 including UK flights
Small group cooking holiday in Thailand
I loved the Central Plains homestay, after Bangkok it was amazingly beautiful and peaceful. All the cooking schools were so beautiful and peaceful, and the food was amazing! (more)Suzanne Smith
The most memorable part of the holiday was definitely the cooking ... and all the eating. Swimming in the Andaman sea was also a real highlight. (more)Shelley Kennedy
The cooking and the eating were the most memorable! Fabulous. (more)Stacey Cooper
From £2225 including UK flights
Luxury fitness & detox retreat in Spain for women
Brilliant! It’s exactly what a lot of women need during stressful times and it’s a fantastic environment to make friends and support other people. There were lots of memorable aspects but the two things that stand out were the varied mixture of activities in the programme, and the cohesion of the group and tutors alike. (more)Jita Shah
The food was absolutely delicious and we were never hungry which was quite a surprise for a detox holiday. The exercise program was just perfect and you could do as much or as you felt able to. The treatments in the SPA were excellent. All around it was a fantastic holiday. (more)Sari Winckworth
From £998 excluding flights
Cuba cultural tours
Amazing, fun, varied, good overall tour, we didn't want to come home. Five Star (more)Rowena Payne
The most memorable part was Xmas eve fireworks in Remedios. (more)Gina Lai
Fabulous holiday, without a doubt this is the way to see the real Cuba (more)Gordon Merryweather
From US $895 - US $985 including domestic flights only
Sifnos walking holiday in the Cyclades, Greece
Excellent...we stayed at a family run guesthouse, ate at local taverns, tried local products, used public transport and walked to get to places. We cleaned up a beach after having a picnic. Our guide in general provided useful information about the local flora and fauna, the culture, economy and environmental issues (more)Xenia Karantani
Very interesting and enjoyable. We're very pleased with the experience. The hiking was great exercise. However, I think the most memorable part will be the good company we had in Annie Antonatou, our guide and host. (more)Deborah Pearson
From £528 - £574 excluding flights
Walking holiday in Tuscany
Very good!....It was lovely to be looked after by the family at Braccicorti who housed and fed us wonderfully. Sara our guide took us to shops in the local area who sold local produce as well and we could buy some things like home grown sun dried tomatoes and red wine from the farm we were staying on. (more)Sue Haseltine
The only holiday I've even gone on that I would do again. (more)Mary Watkin
Most memorable was reaching the top of Monte Prado, the highest point in Tuscany and no other group in sight. The best kept secret, long may it continue. I plan to go back! (more)Marie Therese Filippi
From £979 - £1049 including UK flights
Cyclades walking holiday, Greece
Very enjoyable, it’s the first hiking holiday we have done...wonderful fresh air, beautiful scenery, small plants and scents, and nobody around. We felt very peaceful, and relaxed. (more)Gillian Arcone
Very relaxing and enjoyable. People were very friendly and nice. Great food. (more)Liz Drye
From £528 - £574 excluding flights
Sicily history tour, Italy
Memorable parts? It was an overview of Sicily which we thought was well paced. Very good guide, (Salvo) enthusiastic about his country and very knowledgeable. Tips? Be prepared for a busy schedule, but one that is perfectly manageable. Local benefits? The guide was conservation minded. I am not sure how you could have involved local people more. It is not a developing country where home stays are more common. Is there any 'agritourism' venue in Sicily which could accommodate... (more)Lorraine Hellen
From £1249 - £1279 including UK flights
Sarawak wildlife & beach holiday
Most memorable? Definitely climbing Mount Kinabalu. But very closely followed by the wildlife from orangutans, wild elephants to the sea turtles... Excellent... You should definitely book on this trip! (more)Kirsty Howland
The various methods of travel through Borneo really gave you a sense of travelling like locals and getting the maximum "real life" experience... The best travel experience I have had so far! (more)Michelle Blois
From £1125 - £1355 excluding flights
Kayaking in Turkey, Turquoise coast
This was a fabulous holiday with amazing people. As my first small group holiday, I was a bit unsure about what to expect but as soon as I arrived I felt comfortable and started having fun! Turkey is simply beautiful... (more)Fran Armitage
8-10 (more)Stefania Timanti
Excellent. Each day seem to get better and better. The guide was brilliant and we also had a good bunch of people which helped. (more)Kelvin Bell
From £929 including UK flights
Sailing holiday in the Aegean Sea
There were so many highlights it is hard to pick out the best - snorkelling in clear blue waters, visiting deserted beaches, wandering through the streets of ancient villages far away from all the tourists, eating marvellous local food, seeing ancient ruins, sailing under starry skies.... (more)Madeleine Minto
Awesome! I recommend everyone to try it. (more)Ruben Campos
We couldn't agree on our most memorable or exciting part of our holiday; so here is a list of some of our best memories: racing over the waves at full sail, dolphins, moonlit walk along an ancient path, night snorkelling, travelling by bus to tavernas in remote villages, with our skipper and first mate. We were immersed in local culture. (more)sarah kendal
From €531 - €590 excluding flights
Carpathian Mountains holiday, conservation & culture
Absolutely excellent, awesome experience, briliant hospitality from the local agent and excellent guiding. Very good accomodation that exceeded our expectations. Very friendly group of travellers that really gelled through the holiday. Will certainly be considering other holidays from this operator for the future. Our 16 year old daughter had a brilliant time too. (more)Stephen Miller
An excellent holiday, a good destination and range of activities. One of the best group holidays I have been on, everyone got on well from the start... I would say that the holiday was sensitive to the environment and local culture and gave a good insight into rural Romania. (more)Sheila Knight
Stunning views, great group, friendly locals. (more)Claire Irving
From £1099 including UK flights
Sea kayaking holiday on the Turquoise coast
Quite an adventure, and requiring a reasonable level of fitness. Fantastic scenery, perfect weather and great swimming and snorkelling opportunities. (more)Alice baverstock
Stunning coastlines and great people; my favourite part was kayaking into this fabulous cave where the light turned the whole cave a beautiful blue colour. (more)Ross Geraghty
We had a fantastic time, loved the kayaking, camping and the scenery. Having a Turkish guide gave us a much better insight to the country, local food and history. (more)Fizz Williams
From £490 excluding flights
Highlights of Morocco holiday
The most memorable part of this holiday was going off the beaten track. The amazing tour guide Jerry who is a credit to the tour operator (more)sharon kalsy
The most memorable part of the holiday was the camel ride into & out of the desert - not knowing whether I would survive the lurches down over the top of the dunes! (more)Kathleen Culliton
Excellent...The camel trek into the Sahara Desert was the most memorable part. (more)John Matson
From £1029 - £1209 including UK flights
Nairobi to Cape Town overland tour
Memorable parts? Definitely horse riding in and around Lake Malawi. It was soo much fun. Or maybe bush camping in the Serengeti. I remember my tent buddy and I (Julie), watching the Buffalo wander through the camp, hoping that the guide really was joking about Lions and Elephants coming to the campsite to drink. Or maybe it was the White Water Rafting, or playing football with the local boys when we made an impromptu stop on day. Or maybe getting stung by an evil jellyfish on Zanzibar, I... (more)Judith Wrennall
From £1225 excluding flights
Cuba family holiday
Overall, a brilliant trip ! We enjoyed the beautiful unspoilt beach and sea at the end of our trip...The country is beautiful, the inhabitants are extremely friendly, our guide and the bus driver were both fantastic (more)Xavier Pujos
It was a great trip, despite a lot of bussing around: fascinating; frustrating; beautiful; run-down; bubbling with friendliness; yet often like a living corpse. Not a gourmet paradise but lots of great music. (more)Andrew James
For us day one was fantastic with the open top American cars coming to take us for a trip wow. The other highlight was swimming in the fresh water rivers. (more)Elizabeth Morgan
From £1729 - £1854 including UK 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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