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Cuban casa holiday

Cuban casa holiday

Go local in Cuba staying in friendly family B&Bs throughout
From £1,195 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
Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania holiday

Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania holiday

Journey through Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania in 12 days
From £1,499 to £1,699 12 days inc UK flights
Small group travel: 2020: 9 Sep
2021: 21 Apr, 5 May, 12 May, 19 May, 30 May, 10 Jun, 16 Jun, 20 Jun, 30 Jun, 7 Jul, 21 Jul, 28 Jul, 11 Aug, 18 Aug, 25 Aug, 5 Sep, 8 Sep, 22 Sep, 17 Nov
Late availability on these dates: 09 Sep
China highlights tour, tailor made

China highlights tour, tailor made

Walk along the Great Wall and relax in the stunning LiRiver
From US $2,319 to US $2,719 11 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Georgia & Armenia cultural holiday

Georgia & Armenia cultural holiday

Journey to the furthest reaches of Europe
From £2,325 to £2,450 16 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 6 Jun, 2 Jul, 27 Aug, 19 Sep
2021: 17 Apr, 20 May, 10 Jun, 26 Aug, 10 Sep, 30 Sep
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Archaeology holiday in Greece

Archaeology holiday in Greece

A small-group archaeology tour of Greece
From Ä1,250 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 6 Jun, 13 Jun, 20 Jun, 27 Jun, 4 Jul, 11 Jul, 18 Jul, 25 Jul, 1 Aug, 8 Aug, 15 Aug, 22 Aug, 29 Aug, 5 Sep, 12 Sep, 19 Sep, 26 Sep, 3 Oct, 10 Oct, 17 Oct, 24 Oct, 31 Oct
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 £875 to £965 10 days ex flights
Small group travel: Departs every Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday & selected Wednesdays throughout the year
Small group holidays to Madagascar

Small group holidays to Madagascar

Experience the best of this enigmatic island continent
From £2,595 to £3,175 18 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 19 Jun, 31 Jul, 4 Sep, 18 Sep, 11 Oct, 14 Dec
2021: 14 May, 18 Jun, 6 Aug, 3 Sep, 17 Sep, 10 Oct
Tibet cultural tours

Tibet cultural tours

Experience life styles of Tibetan people
From £1,175 to £1,375 14 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Ethiopia holidays, tailor made

Ethiopia holidays, tailor made

Discover the natural beauty and culture of Ethiopia
From £2,250 14 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made at a time to suit you and can be adapted to suit your interests, budget and requirements as necessary. Minimum 2 people
Bangladesh holiday

Bangladesh holiday

Bangladesh is waiting to be discovered
From £2,695 to £2,825 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 10 Oct, 19 Dec
2021: 16 Jan, 9 Oct, 18 Dec
Sri Lanka holidays, tailor made

Sri Lanka holidays, tailor made

Independent tailor made holidays to Sri Lanka
From £2,145 15 days inc UK 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.
Jordan holiday, a week in Jordan

Jordan holiday, a week in Jordan

A week to explore the spectacular sites and scenery of Jordan
From £1,599 to £1,999 9 days inc UK flights
Small group travel: 2020: 16 Sep, 19 Sep, 23 Sep, 26 Sep, 30 Sep, 3 Oct, 7 Oct, 14 Oct, 28 Oct, 7 Nov, 14 Nov, 18 Nov, 25 Nov, 28 Nov, 5 Dec, 12 Dec, 16 Dec, 19 Dec, 30 Dec
2021: 13 Feb, 17 Feb, 10 Mar, 13 Mar, 20 Mar, 24 Mar, 27 Mar, 3 Apr, 7 Apr, 14 Apr, 17 Apr, 28 Apr, 5 May, 12 May, 22 May, 29 May, 2 Jun, 7 Aug, 4 Sep, 11 Sep, 18 Sep, 22 Sep, 29 Sep, 2 Oct, 9 Oct, 16 Oct, 27 Oct, 30 Oct, 6 Nov, 13 Nov, 17 Nov, 20 Nov, 24 Nov, 27 Nov ...
Rajasthan tours, India

Rajasthan tours, India

Discover the evocative northern province of Rajasthan
From £1,030 to £1,235 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 1 Oct, 2 Oct, 3 Oct, 9 Oct, 13 Oct, 15 Oct, 16 Oct, 20 Oct, 23 Oct, 25 Oct, 27 Oct, 30 Oct, 5 Nov, 8 Nov, 10 Nov, 13 Nov, 15 Nov, 17 Nov, 20 Nov, 22 Nov, 27 Nov, 4 Dec, 11 Dec, 13 Dec, 18 Dec, 20 Dec, 26 Dec, 29 Dec
2021: 3 Jan, 15 Jan, 22 Jan, 7 Feb, 19 Feb, 26 Feb, 5 Mar, 9 Mar, 12 Mar, 16 Mar, 21 Mar, 26 Mar, 9 Apr, 16 Apr, 30 Apr, 21 May, 6 Jun, 20 Jun, 4 Jul, 11 Jul, 25 Jul, 13 Aug, 24 Aug, 31 Aug, 7 Sep, 14 Sep ...
Sri Lanka family holiday

Sri Lanka family holiday

A fabulous family holiday including the best of Sri Lanka
From £1,650 to £2,200 15 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
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If you would like some help or advice, or just want to discuss your ideas for your next trip, do give us a call.
Japan golden route holiday

Japan golden route holiday

9 night classic Japan trip: Tokyo, Fuji, Kyoto
From £2,100 10 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Amalfi Coast and Bay of Naples holidays

Amalfi Coast and Bay of Naples holidays

One of Europe's most dramatic stretches of coastline
From £1,299 to £1,649 8 days inc UK flights
Small group travel: 2020: 5 Sep, 12 Sep, 19 Sep, 26 Sep, 3 Oct, 10 Oct, 17 Oct, 24 Oct
2021: 27 Mar, 3 Apr, 10 Apr, 24 Apr, 1 May, 8 May, 15 May, 22 May, 29 May, 5 Jun, 19 Jun, 3 Jul, 17 Jul, 7 Aug, 21 Aug, 4 Sep, 11 Sep, 18 Sep, 25 Sep, 2 Oct, 9 Oct, 16 Oct, 23 Oct, 6 Nov, 23 Dec, 30 Dec
Late availability on these dates: 05 Sep
Morocco cultural tour

Morocco cultural tour

Come and see Morocco's kaleidoscope of colours
From £845 to £960 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: Departs every Wednesday & Sunday and selected Fridays throughout the year
Kerala homestay tour, India

Kerala homestay tour, India

Stay in homestays in various destinations in Kerala
From £1,610 15 days ex 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.
Turkey small group tour

Turkey small group tour

Discover the wonders of Turkey on this 10 day tour
From £919£827 to £1,099 10 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 13 Jun, 20 Jun, 27 Jun, 4 Jul, 11 Jul, 18 Jul, 25 Jul, 1 Aug, 8 Aug, 15 Aug, 22 Aug, 29 Aug, 5 Sep, 12 Sep, 19 Sep, 26 Sep, 3 Oct, 10 Oct, 17 Oct, 24 Oct, 31 Oct, 7 Nov, 14 Nov, 21 Nov, 28 Nov, 5 Dec, 12 Dec, 19 Dec, 26 Dec
2021: 2 Jan, 9 Jan, 16 Jan, 23 Jan, 30 Jan, 6 Feb, 13 Feb, 20 Feb, 27 Feb, 6 Mar, 13 Mar, 20 Mar, 27 Mar, 3 Apr, 10 Apr, 17 Apr, 24 Apr, 1 May, 8 May, 15 May, 22 May, 29 May, 5 Jun, 12 Jun, 19 Jun ...
Vietnam holidays, tailor made

Vietnam holidays, tailor made

Tailor made Vietnam holidays.
From US $2,183 14 days ex flights
Tailor made: For these Vietnam holidays we offer a complete tailor made service and this suggested sampled itinerary can be tailor made to suit your requirements
Egypt Nile and Red Sea Tours

Egypt Nile and Red Sea Tours

Cairo, Giza, Luxor & Aswan Nile Cruise & Red Sea Holiday
From £935 to £1,822 12 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip is available all the year and can be modified according to your personal requests. Minimum 2 people
Lebanon holiday

Lebanon holiday

Discover Phoenician history, sublime ruins & fine wine
From £1,245 6 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 7 Jun, 11 Oct, 25 Oct, 1 Nov
2021: 9 May, 24 Oct
Armenia highlights tour

Armenia highlights tour

See the most popular sights of Armenia
From £1,400 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 5 Jun, 3 Jul, 7 Aug, 4 Sep, 8 Sep, 2 Oct
Cuba small group holiday, 8 days

Cuba small group holiday, 8 days

Fantastic immersive 8 day trip, highlights and hidden gems
From US $2,250 to US $2,350 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 6 Jun, 13 Jun, 20 Jun, 27 Jun, 4 Jul, 11 Jul, 18 Jul, 25 Jul, 1 Aug, 8 Aug, 15 Aug, 22 Aug, 29 Aug, 5 Sep, 12 Sep, 19 Sep, 26 Sep, 3 Oct, 10 Oct, 17 Oct, 24 Oct, 31 Oct, 7 Nov, 14 Nov, 21 Nov, 28 Nov, 5 Dec, 12 Dec, 19 Dec, 26 Dec
2021: 2 Jan
Ivory Coast small group tour

Ivory Coast small group tour

Explore†the little known but welcoming Ivory Coast
From £2,895 to £3,199 13 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 5 Aug, 7 Nov, 26 Dec
2021: 20 Jan, 24 Feb, 31 Mar, 4 Aug, 3 Nov, 29 Dec
Albania small group holiday

Albania small group holiday

Explore the charming country of Albania.
From £1,075 to £1,150 9 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 9 Jun, 18 Sep, 10 Oct
2021: 26 Mar, 22 Apr, 20 May, 18 Jun, 17 Sep, 14 Oct
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
Classic Cuba holiday, 11 days

Classic Cuba holiday, 11 days

Get into the Cuban swing over just ten days.
From £1,125 12 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.
Cuba holiday, culture and nature

Cuba holiday, culture and nature

A mix of nature and culture; discover what makes Cuba tick
From £1,325 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.
Sulawesi holiday, 13 days
From
£1,338
excluding flights
The most exciting part of the holiday was seeing the sunrise over mt promo. (more)Liz Burdon
The most exciting part of the holiday was the sunrise at Mount Bromo and the water buffalo market at Rantepao. (more)Rosie Onyett
As an ex-scuba diver, I really enjoyed snorkelling in warm clear seas full of life and beautiful coral. (more)Alan Lees
Mongolia adventure holiday with festival option
From
US $3,005
excluding flights
Every day was packed with memories - holding eagles, connecting with local families and hiking up incredible mountains, to name but a few! (more)Anna Verey
Nadaam was the highlight, as was meeting the eagle hunters, but throughout the trip the stunning scenery continued to delight, amaze, stun and impress. Staying in ger camps was great, as was meeting the locals. (more)Judith Hatton
Superb, outstanding, highly recommend. This will be a vacation to always remember. Such lovely people and a lovely company to work with. (more)Jennifer J
Peru tailormade holiday
From
£1,765
excluding flights
A fantastic experience (more)Rene Uys
Many memorable and exciting parts but for me I enjoyed seeing the wonderful varied landscapes from cloud forest to antiplano, coastal dessert to volcanic lands and high altitude farming terraces, not to forget the floating islands on Lake Titicaca. (more)Jan Davidson
Reaching Machu Picchu was thrilling we had been through a lot to get there. (more)Maureen Thompson
Bhutan holiday, culture and festivals
From
£2,995
excluding flights
Memorable parts? The hike up to the Tigers Nest, the Black Neck Crane Festival and the river rafting in Punakha Tips? Take long trousers and long sleeved tops as they are required for the temples and Dzongs Local benefits? I think the use of local hotel, drivers and guide plus the money spent on gifts would help the local economy. Overall rating? Excellent (more)Sandra Burton
Kerala tailor made holiday, 11 days
From
£1,349
excluding flights
Absolutely superb (bar Swamimalai); a perfect 50th birthday present (more)Tania Fuad
All good but Munnar and the Houseboat were particularly good (more)Jason Rowley
The most memorable part of the holiday was the house boat and talayer tea bungalo (more)Fiona Scott
Bulgaria mountains and monasteries Tour
From
£1,149
excluding flights
Excellent. We loved everything about it. Could find no faults. (more)Jill Parks
The most memorable part of the holiday was the wonderful food and hospitality given to us by 'the three Babas' (Grandmothers) in a remote village house. (more)Fenella Williams
The most exciting part of the trip was seeing Plodiv. (more)Marilyn Gould
Iran holiday, private departure
From
£2,735
including UK flights
The whole experience was memorable- I canít single out individual parts (more)Christopher Sykes
We enjoyed our whole tour from the snowy mountains of Tehran across desert sands to Kerman finishing with a visit to Persepolis and the tomb of Cyrus the great. We will remember the friendly people, amazing architecture, historical sights and the UNESCO gardens. (more)Sally Hunt
Mexico bespoke holiday, Cultural Heartlands and Caribbean Coast
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£2,589
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Encountering Mexico made us challenge preconceptions and our understanding of what it is to be Mexican. Most memorable surprisingly were how safe and beautiful are the cities we visited and the welcome we received from the Mexican people, urban and rural. Monte Alban. The food was wonderful from street to fish restaurants on Holbox Tips? Read about Mexico before going especially through its literature, watch the BBc programmes on Mexican Art, Rick Stein on food. Travel... (more)Geraldine Newton
Vietnam and Cambodia 15 day tour, tailor made
From
£1,855
excluding flights
Every part of the holiday was exciting. Most memorable for me, would be Hoi An, Mekong Delta, and the Angkor Wat. (more)Janet Willmott
The entire trip has blurred into one exciting memory that we will all remember forever. Elephants, biking, trekking, swimming, eating, and meeting such amazing people. (more)David Hicks
The tours with Vespa Adventures were incredible. The experience of Saigon and the Mekong Delta would not have been the same from the inside of a bus or car. Also fantastic was the sunrise tour of Angkor Wat, the food in Hanoi, and the shopping in Hot An. (more)Daria Flores
Golden Triangle with Ranthambore tour, India
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£1,199
excluding flights
We would recommend this operator- their organisation was excellent. (more)Susan Rochon
The most memorable part of the holiday was presenting a copy of my novel Major Tom's War to Captain Amarinder Singh (more)Vee Walker
5***** (more)Libby Banfield
Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania holiday
From
£1,499
including UK flights
The most exciting part of the holiday was helping to celebrate with those of the Baltic States the 30 years of freedom from Soviet control. (more)Graham Jones
Wonderful and knowledgeable guide who went above and beyond. (more)Amir Yoffe
Each country was terrific; the tour did what I had hoped and it was good value for the money. (more)Elaina Hershowitz
The Silk Road small group tour
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£2,799
including UK flights
There were many highlights to this holiday from visiting the city's of Uzbekistan with their wonderful Muslim architecture, the mosaic work is amazing, to spending a night in a yurt high in the mountains. (more)Jenny Tucker
An informative, interesting, and awe inspiring holiday. (more)Graham Packer
So many 'Wow' moments would be impossible to choose just one favourite! (more)Val Matthews
Uzbekistan tour, nature and culture
From
US $920
including domestic flights only
Climbing the Islam Khodja minaret and being rewarded with the most spectacular view over Khiva was memorable (more)Milla
The most memorable part of the holiday was the visit to Khiva. (more)Abu Zaman
B&B self drive tour of Tasmania, meet the locals
From
AU $1,495
excluding flights
One of the very best we have taken....We thoroughly enjoyed staying with local people who were extremely friendly and visiting wineries (more)George Kirk
An excellent trip with all the suggestions on things to do and where to go made by Susie De Carteret. The biggest problem was choosing between so many options. Her enthusiasm in the planning, and attention to detail in organising the trip made it a special holiday (more)David Howe
Loved it. Its a long journey from the UK and we did indulge ourselves but it was one of the best holidays we've had. I'd recommend it to anyone who wants that sort of immersive holiday where you feel you've become part of the place.. (more)Bob Harrington
Belarus, Ukraine and Moldova holidays
From
£2,799
excluding flights
The caliber of the guides was memorable. They went out of their way to meet special requests. We learned so much about the history and culture of the places we visited. (more)Sondra Mark
Each country we visited was unique. (more)Nanko Dubbelboer
The most exciting part of the trip was Crackovia wine caves (more)Ronald Zentek
Orkney & Shetland self drive holiday, Scotland
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£825
excluding flights
I enjoyed the in-depth nature of the interaction with the locals on this trip. I learned so much about the culture and history of The Shetland and Orkney Islands (more)Mary Ann Kessler
The most exciting part of the holiday was the Shetlands landscapes (more)Sebastien Delpont
The boat trip to see birds and seals, but all of it was great. (more)Elizabeth and Mervyn Kohler
Laos holiday, Luang Prabang and the Plain of Jars
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£950
excluding flights
A wonderful holiday. Luang Prabang was relaxing ,the activities offered allowed free time when you could do as little or as much as you wanted. (more)Susan Gatis
The Plain of Jars was fascinating and beautiful - it was one of the main reasons that I wanted to go to Laos... Overall this trip was very good and went well. (more)Sheryl Padjen
All of it !!! Amazing place. Think though that the LUANG PRABANG part was really special. (more)Jan Hoole
Cambodia small group tour, a food adventure
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£865
excluding flights
Wonderful, the group dynamic was lovely especially as I was a single traveller. (more)Pat Willis
The bike ride to the little villages was my most fun experience and to see how they make rice wine, rice paper, bamboo sticky rice, etc. Also really enjoyed the cooking class the last night. Fun to try so many different foods. (more)Amy Cochran
Best bits: There were so many! The walks through food stalls, the cooking lessons, the impromptu stops of the bus to get more street food and going to a BBQ with locals at Siem Reap. (more)Lauren Supplee
Archaeology holiday in Greece
From
Ä1,250
excluding flights
The Greek people were extremely friendly, the food was fabulous and the scenery and historical sites were amazing. (more)Elaine Williams
Excellent, canít say enough good things about our tour guide, Dimitris, who obviously loves Greece. Particularly good at selecting outstanding restaurants. (more)Grady Aronstamm
There were so many highlights. Olympia was breathtaking and the hotel in Galadixi was such a special place to stay (more)Helen Middleton-Stewart
Japan small group holiday, Japan unmasked
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£2,470
excluding flights
It is actually hard to pick one part, it was all memorable. Hiroshima, very moving experience, Miyajima and the view from the summit. (more)Maria Snow
The part I liked the most of our days was taking an (nearly) daily onsen bath to recover from the day. Especially the outdoor onsen in Nagano was very beautiful. (more)Jaqueline Schulz
I enjoyed all of it. I especially liked the flexibility and that I could go off an explore on my own. (more)Vicki Jones
Uzbekistan small group tour
From
£2,049
including UK flights
The UNESCO-listed walled, old city of Khiva, known as Ichon Qala, was the unexpected gem of this trip. Also, swimming in the man-made Lake Aidarkul in the middle of the Kyzylkum desert was a surprising and relaxing pleasure. (more)Christine Biggs
Visiting the silk road cities of Samarkand, Khiva and Bukhara and having time to wander in each place and admire the reconstructed buildings. The guide Dilshod is extremely knowledgeable and a superb fixer. Uzbekistan is full of architectural surprises and friendly people. I would highly recommend a trip there. (more)Sally-Anne Deards
Each of the cities visited were very different and interesting and I really enjoyed the night in the Yurt and the camel ride and swim in the lake (more)Rosemary Chinchen
Scotland by railway holiday
From
£1,135
excluding flights
The most memorable part of the holiday was the Isle of skye. (more)Della Yaroshko
Worth every penny. (more)Mary O
All the train journeys were memorable but the favorite was the trip from Inverness to Kyle of Lochalsh - weather was beautiful and scenery stunning. (more)Elizabeth Adamson
Tibet cultural tours
From
£1,175
excluding flights
The whole trip was superbly organised, Achut and is team did a first class job with nothing too much trouble (more)David Hatfield
Our guide made sure that as well as the main sights, we also visited some more unusual things like the water powered incense factory. We were fortunate to be invited to visit our driver's home and share lunch with his family. (more)Andy Lewis
Spending my birthday at the Everest base camp. The weather was perfect, clear blue skies and brilliant sunshine. The Himalayas were stunning. The entire tour was amazing. The itinerary was great. This was a holiday full of magical moments and memories that I will keep for ever. (more)Ann Williams
Ethiopia holidays, tailor made
From
£2,250
excluding flights
the most memorable part of the holiday was the religious ceremonies at lalibela and roasted goat dinner at our guides home. (more)John Miller
The whole experience was fulfilling and exciting. Getting to know the local landmarks, both natural and cultural, our charming guides... everything! (more)Albert Monty
We were blown away by Ethiopia. The scenery was stunning with the Blue Nile waterfall and awesome volcanic mountains. (more)Ruth Scally
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