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Cuban casa holiday

Cuban casa holiday

Go local in Cuba staying in friendly family B&Bs throughout.
From £1,198 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
Book your 2019 adventure today with only a £150 per person deposit
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
Small group holiday to Burma

Small group holiday to Burma

Highlights of Burma; Yangon, Mandalay, Bagan and Lake Inle
From £3,200 to £3,400 15 days inc UK flights
Small group travel: 2018: 22 Dec
2019: 16 Mar, 13 Apr, 18 May, 22 Jun, 27 Jul, 17 Aug, 14 Sep, 26 Oct, 16 Nov, 30 Nov, 23 Dec
Archaeology holiday in Greece

Archaeology holiday in Greece

A small-group archaeology tour of Greece
From €1,250 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 30 Mar, 6 Apr, 13 Apr, 20 Apr, 27 Apr, 4 May, 11 May, 18 May, 25 May, 1 Jun, 8 Jun, 15 Jun, 22 Jun, 29 Jun, 6 Jul, 13 Jul, 20 Jul, 27 Jul, 3 Aug, 10 Aug, 17 Aug, 24 Aug, 31 Aug, 7 Sep, 14 Sep, 21 Sep, 28 Sep, 5 Oct, 12 Oct, 19 Oct, 26 Oct
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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 £800£740 to £1,000 10 days ex flights
Small group travel: Departs every Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday & selected Wednesdays throughout the year
Up to £130 off selected dates.
Late availability on these dates: 16 Dec, 17 Dec, 18 Dec, 19 Dec, 20 Dec, 22 Dec, 27 Dec, 30 Dec, 01 Jan, 02 Jan, 04 Jan, 05 Jan, 06 Jan, 07 Jan, 08 Jan, 09 Jan, 11 Jan, 13 Jan, 14 Jan, 15 Jan, 16 Jan, 17 Jan, 18 Jan, 19 Jan, 20 Jan,...
Small group holidays to Madagascar

Small group holidays to Madagascar

Experience the best of this enigmatic island continent
From £2,595 to £2,965 17 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 16 May, 20 Jun, 2 Aug, 5 Sep, 19 Sep, 13 Oct, 14 Dec
2020: 15 May, 19 Jun, 31 Jul, 4 Sep, 18 Sep, 11 Oct, 14 Dec
Tibet cultural tours

Tibet cultural tours

Experience life styles of Tibetan people
From £895 to £1,095 14 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Jordan holiday, a week in Jordan

Jordan holiday, a week in Jordan

A week to explore the spectacular sites and scenery of Jordan
From £1,499 to £1,649 9 days inc UK flights
Small group travel: 2019: 9 Feb, 16 Feb, 23 Feb, 2 Mar, 9 Mar, 16 Mar, 23 Mar, 30 Mar, 20 Apr, 27 Apr, 4 May, 8 Jun, 13 Jul, 3 Aug, 7 Sep, 28 Sep, 5 Oct, 19 Oct, 2 Nov, 16 Nov, 21 Dec
Late availability on these dates: 09 Feb, 16 Feb, 23 Feb, 02 Mar, 09 Mar, 16 Mar, 23 Mar
Sri Lanka holidays, tailor made

Sri Lanka holidays, tailor made

Independent tailor made holidays to Sri Lanka
From £1,975 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.
Sri Lanka family holiday

Sri Lanka family holiday

A fabulous family holiday including the best of Sri Lanka
From £1,255 to £1,825 15 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Hiking the Inca trail holiday

Hiking the Inca trail holiday

An unrivalled combination of history and spectacular scenery
From £1,999 to £2,299 11 days inc UK flights
Small group travel: 2018: 19 Dec, 26 Dec
2019: 27 Mar, 3 Apr, 10 Apr, 27 Apr, 1 May, 9 May, 15 May, 23 May, 29 May, 6 Jun, 12 Jun, 15 Jun, 20 Jun, 4 Jul, 10 Jul, 13 Jul, 18 Jul, 24 Jul, 1 Aug, 7 Aug, 10 Aug, 15 Aug, 22 Aug, 29 Aug, 4 Sep, 7 Sep, 12 Sep, 18 Sep, 21 Sep, 26 Sep, 2 Oct, 10 Oct, 16 Oct, 23 Oct, 30 Oct, 6 Nov, 13 Nov, 4 Dec, 18 Dec
2020: 25 Mar, 1 Apr, 8 Apr, 15 Apr, 22 Apr, 29 Apr, 7 May, 13 May, 21 May, 27 May, 4 Jun ...
Late availability on these dates: 19 Dec, 26 Dec
Japan golden route holiday

Japan golden route holiday

9 night classic Japan trip: Tokyo, Fuji, Kyoto
From £1,690 10 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Kerala homestay tour, India

Kerala homestay tour, India

Stay in homestays in various destinations in Kerala
From £1,660 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 £1,598 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.
Book your 2019 adventure today with only a £150 per person deposit
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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.
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
Himalayan tours to Bhutan, Tibet and Nepal

Himalayan tours to Bhutan, Tibet and Nepal

Explore stunning Nepal, Tibet and Bhutan
From £2,055 16 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Armenia highlights tour

Armenia highlights tour

See the most popular sights of Armenia
From £373 6 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 9 Aug
Southern India 15 day tour

Southern India 15 day tour

An exciting mix of the best that South India has to offer.
From £1,355 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.
Book your 2019 adventure today with only a £150 per person deposit
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 £1,145 11 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.
Book your 2019 adventure today with only a £150 per person deposit
Cuba holiday, culture and nature

Cuba holiday, culture and nature

A mix of nature and culture; discover what makes Cuba tick
From £1,425 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.
Book your 2019 adventure today with only a £150 per person deposit
Bali holidays, rice terraces & beaches

Bali holidays, rice terraces & beaches

Discover Bali’s emerald rice paddies & tiny castaway islands
From £1,068 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
Book your 2019 adventure today with only a £150 per person deposit
Cuba highlights holiday

Cuba highlights holiday

Explore Havana, visit tobacco hills & doze on dreamy beaches
From £735 8 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.
Book your 2019 adventure today with only a £150 per person deposit
Tanzania safari and Zanzibar beach holiday, tailor made

Tanzania safari and Zanzibar beach holiday, tailor made

Your tailor-made Tanzania Safari & Zanzibar Beach holiday!
From £3,495 to £5,950 13 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Burma photography tours

Burma photography tours

Photography tour of Burma:
From US $4,300 13 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 17 Nov
Mexico small group holiday, a food adventure

Mexico small group holiday, a food adventure

Get an authentic taste of Mexico on this 8 day tour
From £1,140£1,046 to £1,495 9 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 22 Dec
2019: 12 Jan, 19 Jan, 16 Feb, 9 Mar, 13 Apr, 27 Apr, 25 May, 29 Jun, 20 Jul, 10 Aug, 7 Sep, 21 Sep, 5 Oct, 19 Oct, 2 Nov, 23 Nov, 21 Dec, 28 Dec
2020: 11 Apr, 25 Apr, 23 May, 27 Jun, 18 Jul, 8 Aug, 5 Sep, 19 Sep, 3 Oct, 17 Oct, 7 Nov, 21 Nov, 12 Dec
Up to £180 off selected dates.
Late availability on these dates: 22 Dec, 12 Jan, 19 Jan, 16 Feb, 09 Mar
West Highland Line railway holiday in Scotland

West Highland Line railway holiday in Scotland

Take the "The World's Best Rail Journey" to the Isle of Skye
From £685 to £735 4 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made from April to October
Romania holiday, the Beauty of Yesterday

Romania holiday, the Beauty of Yesterday

Small group tour to rediscover enchanting rural Romania
From £1,255 to £1,285 10 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 3 Jun, 9 Sep
Japan tailor made tour on a shoestring

Japan tailor made tour on a shoestring

Japan's classic sights on a shoestring!
From £920 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year and can be adapted to suit your interests, budget and requirements as necessary
Japan small group holiday by bullet train

Japan small group holiday by bullet train

Japan's must-see cities and beautiful, rural countryside
From £3,595 to £3,995 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 1 Jun, 13 Jul, 24 Aug, 14 Sep, 28 Sep, 12 Oct
Peru tailormade holiday
From
£1,765
excluding flights
Hiram Bingham train to Machu Picchu was absolutely amazing. The whole organisation by this company was amazing... Absolutely amazing. (more)Wendy Halliwell
The most memorable parts of the holiday were the Galápagos Islands animals and sharks and the hike into Machu Picchu... Excellent. (more)Caroline Watson
Great (more)Alan Green
Kerala tailor made holiday, 11 days
From
£1,349
excluding flights
We loved Dewalokam and wished we could have stayed longer. It is beautiful and we enjoyed the tour of the farm and the other activities. We loved the idea that everything was home grown. (more)Julie Mycroft
We had been to India before and we thought that Kerala is very different to other parts of India we haver explored. We absolutely loved our holiday and we are now planning a trip to Sri Lanka (more)Bronwyn Simmonds
Amazing people who went out of their way to make our holiday special. We had a wonderful driver, Mr Jomy, who took special care of us. Every hotel was attentive and welcoming. The crew of our Backwater boat were a great bunch and the wildlife was spectacular! (more)Jane Miller
Bulgaria mountains and monasteries Tour
From
£1,099
excluding flights
Overall, this was an exciting and enjoyable trip with numerous highlights. The most outstanding things for me were the: frescoed monasteries and churches, the mountain scenary including the gorges and caves, the historical and attractive city of Plovdiv and the interesting heritage villages with their traditional architecture. The accommodation was clean and comfortable and in good locations. The transport was comfortable and all journeys were less than 2 hours. The guide was very knowledgeable,... (more)Stuart Bates
Mexico bespoke holiday, Cultural Heartlands and Caribbean Coast
From
£2,331
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
Egypt cultural holiday, small group
From
£879
excluding flights
Most memorable parts: Visiting Abu Simbel, night on a felucca, valley of the Kings, Luxor temple at night, snorkelling in the Red Sea, Coptic Cairo. Our amusing guide who was extremely well versed in Egyptology... (more)Rosemary Smith
It was an excellent holiday if rather tiring with the early starts. Our guide was excellent, hotels very good and all staff only to willing to help..and smile !! The operator ran every thing very smoothly so I must commend the company for what was a very well run one with no hiccups at all .. (more)PATRICK HEFFRON
The historical wonders e.g. the Temple at Luxor and the tombs in the Valley of the Kings take your breath away. The felucca experience provided some welcome fun and time to get to know the group. An outstanding feature of this holiday is the relentless pace of travel and sight seeing. Our guide Sharif was very good, judging well how much information to give. (more)Audrey Bowker
Golden Triangle with Ranthambore tour, India
From
£1,149
excluding flights
Amazing holiday with many fantastic memories (more)Sally Barber
Getting up close and personal with the Tigers in Ranthambhore was pretty special, the Taj Mahal is absolutely stunning and staying at the Taj Mahal Palace in Mumbai was amazing and a fabulous way to finish the trip. (more)Tracy Bennett
The Taj Mahal was a real highlight as also was the safari part of our trip. The culture was amazing particularly when passing through villages and for example in Old Delhi. I loved the architecture in the Amber Fort - one part in particular where the ceiling appeared to be studded with gems. (more)Sue Brackenbury
B&B self drive tour of Tasmania, meet the locals
From
AU $1,100
excluding flights
The diversity, landscape, nature were the most memorable parts of the holiday (more)Carl Borg
High quality quaint places to stay. Each better than the next in terms of location, welcoming hosts and amenities. We were pleased at each location by the room and meals served. (more)Nancy Murphy
Our trip to Tasmania was exceptional...We saw local wildlife (platypus, wombats, Tasmanian devils) in their natural habitats, learned about the history of the island, and experienced the hospitality of the locals. (more)Linda Matchullis
Tailor made holiday in Greece
From
€1,000
excluding flights
The most memorable moment was exploring Poros on foot: great views in the almost uninhabited western part, and climbing up to the top of Poros town and seeing where the locals lived. Also, Hotel Saronis on Agistri was wonderful, especially the breakfasts. The restaurant in front of it was great too. Both very friendly. (more)Debbie Williams
The most memorable was visiting ancient sites which we'd planned to do for many years. (more)Margaret Carey
Colombia holiday, small group
From
£984
excluding flights
All of it was memorable with amazing sights and some wonderful weather at the coast. An excellent trip with an excellent guide in Juan Se - would recommend. (more)Trish Standaloft
The lush, beautiful scenery in the South of Colombia was the most memorable parts. (more)Stevie Bishop
Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania holiday
From
£1,399
including UK flights
This holiday exceeded our high expectations in virtually every way. We would recommend it unreservedly. (more)Tony Garland
Tallinn and the Curonian spit...were the most memorable parts of the holiday (more)Caroline Egen
A very interesting and enjoyable trip. A good group of 20 people who jelled well. An excellent tour leader. (more)Maryanne Roach
Archaeology holiday in Greece
From
€1,250
excluding flights
The Acropolis and the amazing new Museum of Greek history in Athens would be up there with the best. On a less well-known example, the (also new) museum of history and prehistory in Tegea (more)Don Grant
Just excellent. This is the second small group tour we have done... It is definitely the way to see lots and have the burden of organisation taken off of you. I don't think I could have fitted as much in if I had tried to organise it myself... (more)Peter Jeffery
The Greek people we met were the most authentically friendly people I have ever met on my travels. The restaurant and site recommendations were excellent...Excellent tour. (more)Mindy Bell
Japan small group holiday, Japan unmasked
From
£2,595
excluding flights
The beautiful Himeji Castle floating above you on the horizon when walking towards it from the station. Hiroshima was very moving. (more)Yasmin Dastur
There were many `most memorable´things such as the autumn colours, the gardens, the Japanese people, the food, the variety you offered on this tour, the numerous surprises Japan has in store by being so different, the group, the tour leader. (more)Inge Kerber
Most memorable: The beautiful Japanese gardens, the forested mountains, the beautiful temples, the courtesy and helpfulness of the Japanese people. The wonderful food. The efficiency of public transport. Everything was so clean... (more)Margaret Pitt
Holiday in Georgia, tailor made
From
£1,995
excluding flights
An excellent mix of culture and nature (more)Phil Stevens
Trekking in Svaneti and enjoying the relaxed evenings in Tbilisi and Batumi (more)Martin Holley
It gave us an in depth insight into history, religion and cultures (more)Giles Harvey
French Riviera holiday, walking, culture & cooking option
From
€510
excluding flights
The most memorable part of the holiday were the people running the accommodation and the supporting crew who organised all the activities and ensured a comfortable stay. (more)Shalini Menon Venugopal
If I were to pick one particular moment as most memorable it would have to be being in France, mingling with the locals at the neighborhood restaurant and watching France beat Belgium to make the World Cup finals. (more)Deborah Beane
A lovely B&B in a small village run by 2 wonderful people who will do everything to make your stay special and memorable. (more)Karen Sands
Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh holiday in Vietnam
From
£740
excluding flights
Every day brought another great experience however, the highlight for me was visiting the coconut gardens in the Mekong Delta...5 stars. I absolutely loved the places we visited (more)Alison Fairweather
Excellent well worth the long journey (more)Belinda Coole
I'm afraid it was that intangible mix of the group which happened by luck which made holiday, It could have been good without the right people, everything was perfectly timetabled, but the enjoyment was from the singing on the overnight train, the complete bonding we had as a group. (more)Martin Strong
Sri Lanka holidays, tailor made
From
£1,975
including UK flights
The most memorable was seeing wild elephants in a family group. The scenery and people. Visiting a hand weaving cooperative outside Galle- which took a little finding! (more)Steven Morgan
We stayed at a wonderful place called 'Banyan Lodge' in Sri Lanka. It was a eco-lodge and a very unique experience in a peaceful environment with nature all around... (more)Clare Lucas
Sigiriya in was visually stunning, and it was fabulous to stay at a hotel with a great view of the rock in at the end of our holiday; the elephant safari in Uda Walawe was for the most part a peaceful and enjoyable afternoon; the Barefoot cafe in Colombo was a lovely place to look around and have lunch. (more)Sally Roth
Georgia, Azerbaijan and Armenia holiday
From
£2,915
excluding flights
Extremely highly. There were amazing sights to see, the hospitality was outstanding and we were well looked after. (more)Heather Rushton
We started walking through the fortified town of Sighnaghi in Georgia and were sidetracked by the sound of music coming from the main square. It turned out that it was a national holiday, and a series of youth groups in splendid costumes were doing traditional dances on a stage in the square... (more)Paula Lozar
Tibet cultural tours
From
£895
excluding flights
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
The highlight was hitting a one in ten weather window for a perfect Everest view...... (more)Ian Hunt
Russia holiday, a taste of Russia
From
£1,060
excluding flights
The most memorable parts of the holiday were...The stunning scenery, fascinating history, dinner at Helen's house and tea and pancakes with Svetlana and Sasha in their communal flat. (more)Trish Standaloft
I had a great holiday. I was surprised how beautiful and friendly Moscow was. (more)Gerrie Leenders
The quality of the local guides & the experience of visiting the homes of ordinary Russians. Great guide who provided interesting insights & worked very hard to make the trip as enjoyable as possible. (more)Mairead Hayes
Jordan holiday, a week in Jordan
From
£1,499
including UK flights
But there were so many other memorable moments such as the meals out in the desert, floating in the Dead Sea, visiting Mount Nebo. Petra itself is vast and two days is just enough time to get a sense of the place and see the main sights. (more)Gerry Griffiths
The most memorable moments were a night in Wadi Rum hosted by Bedouins, including a camel ride in the desert to see the sunset, an early morning sunrise experience and lovely local food. Equally wonderful was the trek on the back trails to the high sacred place. (more)David Downing
Very good (more)Linda Deane
Bolivia tour, tailor made
From
US $3,895
including domestic flights only
Overall was a great trip. The 27 days tour starting from Uyuni and ends in Lake Titicaca was amazing. All the guides were friendly and professional, especially the one in La Paz (Leonardo), he was Super helpful and knowledgeable and would strongly recommend people to use he. (more)Jon Ng
We loved the variety offered by Bolivia, from the stunning mountains of the Altiplano to the breathtaking views over lake Titikaka to the exciting wildlife in the pampas grasslands to the incredible, other-worldly experience of the salt flats and desert. (more)Phil Bland
The Uyuni Salt Flats. We were fortunate enough to see it after a rainfall and it was looking into a reflective pool. We had a wonderful time in Bolivia, we wish we had more time to explore the country more, we'll be back! (more)David Torres
Small group holidays to Madagascar
From
£2,595
excluding flights
This was an excellent holiday that allowed me to see a lot of wildlife. (more)Genevieve Morris
Most memorable was Tsingy de Behamara and getting stuck in the mud when our 4WD became a 2WD due to a fault. Mantadia, Ranomafana and Kirindy are fabulous national parks/reserves. Isalo landscape is stunning. (more)Paul Shepherd
Very interesting and well put-together (more)Mike Britton
China highlights tour, tailor made
From
US $2,319
including domestic flights only
Memorable parts? Sanxingdui museum with 3-4000 year old bronze masks and the pandas Tips? Wear flat shoes there was a lot of walking 3. Did you feel that your holiday benefited local people, reduced environmental Impacts or supported conservation? local restaurants used but little else. Overall rating? It was great, I loved China and would go again to see more of the countryside and more museums. (more)Janet Chambers
Cambodia small group tour, a food adventure
From
£970
excluding flights
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
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