Best places to visit in January holidays

Wondering about the best places to visit in January? We've searched through our holidays and asked our travel experts for advice on where to go at the beginning of the year. Spoiler: January is for the adventurous whether that's chasing the Northern Lights in Lapland or voyaging south to Patagonia.

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Falklands, South Georgia and Antarctica cruise

Falklands, South Georgia and Antarctica cruise

The Ultimate Antarctica Experience!
From 11,768 21 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2023: 21 Oct, 22 Oct, 24 Oct, 11 Nov, 23 Nov, 17 Dec
2024: 4 Jan, 16 Jan, 1 Feb, 2 Feb
Kerala tailor made holiday, 11 days

Kerala tailor made holiday, 11 days

Revitalize in Kerala - A most wonderful and balanced trip
From 1,349 to 1,779 11 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Costa Rica wildlife holiday

Costa Rica wildlife holiday

An amazing variety of Costa Rican wildlife
From 4,449 to 5,499 16 days inc UK flights
Small group travel: 2023: 22 Apr, 6 May, 20 May, 8 Jul, 22 Jul, 29 Jul, 5 Aug, 12 Aug, 19 Aug, 26 Aug, 2 Sep, 16 Sep, 30 Sep, 7 Oct, 14 Oct, 28 Oct, 2 Nov, 4 Nov, 7 Nov, 9 Nov, 11 Nov, 16 Nov, 18 Nov, 25 Nov, 16 Dec, 21 Dec
2024: 2 Jan, 4 Jan, 6 Jan, 11 Jan, 13 Jan, 20 Jan, 25 Jan, 30 Jan, 1 Feb, 6 Feb, 27 Feb, 29 Feb, 5 Mar, 12 Mar, 14 Mar, 16 Mar, 19 Mar, 21 Mar, 23 Mar, 27 Mar, 30 Mar, 6 Apr, 13 Apr, 20 Apr, 27 Apr, 4 May, 18 May, 6 Jul ...
Late availability on these dates: 22 Apr, 06 May, 20 May, 08 Jul
Costa Rica highlights holiday & beach

Costa Rica highlights holiday & beach

Short highlight itinerary covering city, forests and beach.
From 1,995 13 days ex flights
Tailor made: Everything is tweak-able, giving you the freedom to build a unique and personal trip for your chosen date. Upgrade your accommodation for all - or just part - of your trip, slow down the pace with few extra nights here and there or add a few more active adventures along the way.
Galapagos cruises

Galapagos cruises

Cruise the Galapagos Islands on sailing boats and yachts
From 2,797 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: Daily departures throughout the year.
Finland Northern Lights holiday, Wilderness Auroras

Finland Northern Lights holiday, Wilderness Auroras

Winter activities & Aurora hunting in Finland
From 1,595 to 2,250 5 days inc UK flights
Small group travel: 2023: 28 Nov, 5 Dec, 12 Dec, 19 Dec
2024: 2 Jan, 9 Jan, 16 Jan, 23 Jan, 30 Jan, 6 Feb, 13 Feb, 20 Feb, 27 Feb, 5 Mar, 12 Mar, 26 Mar
Cuba cultural holiday

Cuba cultural holiday

Immerse yourself in Cuban culture on this 8 day adventure
From 690 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2023: 2 Apr, 9 Apr, 23 Apr, 30 Apr, 7 May, 14 May, 21 May, 28 May, 4 Jun, 11 Jun, 18 Jun, 25 Jun, 2 Jul, 9 Jul, 16 Jul, 23 Jul, 30 Jul, 6 Aug, 13 Aug, 20 Aug, 27 Aug, 3 Sep, 10 Sep, 17 Sep, 24 Sep, 1 Oct, 8 Oct, 15 Oct, 22 Oct, 29 Oct, 5 Nov
Antarctica small ship cruises

Antarctica small ship cruises

Ultimate Antarctica and South Georgia small ship wildlife cruise
From 7,390 to 11,910 22 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2023: 21 Oct, 22 Oct, 24 Oct, 2 Nov, 9 Nov, 11 Nov, 23 Nov, 14 Dec, 17 Dec, 23 Dec
2024: 4 Jan, 16 Jan, 25 Jan, 1 Feb, 2 Feb, 15 Feb, 20 Feb, 5 Mar
Vietnam and Cambodia 15 day tour, tailor made

Vietnam and Cambodia 15 day tour, tailor made

See two wonders of the world in just two weeks
From 2,075 15 days ex flights
Tailor made: Everything is tweak-able, giving you the freedom to build a unique and personal trip for your chosen date. Upgrade your accommodation for all - or just part - of your trip, slow down the pace with few extra nights here and there or add a few more active adventures along the way.
B&B self drive tour of Tasmania, meet the locals

B&B self drive tour of Tasmania, meet the locals

Explore coastal expanses and mountainous magnificence on this Tassie tailor made trip
From AU $1,495 to AU $6,000 10 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh holiday in Vietnam

Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh holiday in Vietnam

Capture the spirit of Vietnam on this compact adventure
From 955812 to 1,075 10 days ex flights
Small group travel: Departs every Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday & selected Wednesdays throughout the year
Up to 140 off selected dates.
Late availability on these dates: 04 Apr, 06 Apr, 08 Apr, 10 Apr, 11 Apr, 14 Apr, 15 Apr, 16 Apr, 17 Apr, 18 Apr, 20 Apr, 22 Apr, 24 Apr, 25 Apr, 26 Apr, 27 Apr, 30 Apr, 06 May, 07 May, 11 May, 17 May, 18 May, 22 May, 24 May, 25 May,...
Sri Lanka holidays, tailor made

Sri Lanka holidays, tailor made

Independent tailor made holidays to Sri Lanka
From 1,995 14 days ex flights
Tailor made: Our tailor made Sri Lanka holidays can be arranged at any time to suit you, and adapted to your requirements as necessary although we do not offer trips for under 10 days.
Kerala homestay tour, India

Kerala homestay tour, India

Stay in homestays in various destinations in Kerala
From 2,270 16 days inc UK flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made to suit your dates, budget and requirements
Sri Lanka highlights holiday

Sri Lanka highlights holiday

An exciting mix of culture, nature, wildlife and beaches
From 1,695 14 days ex flights
Tailor made: Everything is tweak-able, giving you the freedom to build a unique and personal trip for your chosen date. Upgrade your accommodation for all - or just part - of your trip, slow down the pace with few extra nights here and there or add a few more active adventures along the way.
Rajasthan 15 day tour

Rajasthan 15 day tour

A well crafted northern Indian and Rajasthani experience
From 1,749 15 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Antarctic Peninsula Cruises

Antarctic Peninsula Cruises

An inspiring wilderness & wildlife journey of a lifetime
From 4,450 to 9,470 11 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2023: 30 Oct, 8 Nov, 26 Nov, 30 Nov, 5 Dec, 7 Dec, 14 Dec
2024: 4 Jan, 5 Jan, 14 Jan, 22 Jan, 24 Jan, 31 Jan, 3 Feb, 17 Feb, 23 Feb, 29 Feb, 11 Mar, 20 Mar
Northern Lights family holiday, tailor made

Northern Lights family holiday, tailor made

A mix of Lapland family activities and a relaxing spa hotel
From 1,095 to 2,010 4 days inc UK flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made to suit your requirements
Wildlife holiday in Central India

Wildlife holiday in Central India

Best of Indian wildlife with tiger, leopard and sloth bear
From Rupee272,000 12 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2023: 26 Nov, 10 Dec
2024: 7 Jan, 4 Feb, 15 Feb, 7 Mar, 7 Apr
Austria snow shoeing holiday

Austria snow shoeing holiday

Guided snowshoe walking and winter activities in the Alps
From 1,120 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2023: 1 Apr, 8 Apr
Last Minute Offer: 300 discount on the week of 1-8 April! Join us for a spring week in the Austrian Alps.
Tasmania wildlife tour

Tasmania wildlife tour

Extraordinary encounters with Tasmania's endemic wildlife
From AU $1,995 to AU $7,500 15 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
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