Hidden Japan holiday

Hidden Japan holiday

Get beneath the surface into the heart of Japan
From £3,850 to £4,230 13 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 12 Mar, 11 Jun, 23 Jul, 29 Oct, 12 Nov
2021: 11 Mar, 13 May, 20 May
Scotland guided rail tour, Skye & Glencoe

Scotland guided rail tour, Skye & Glencoe

Visit Scottish castles and beautiful gardens by train
From £1,875 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 19 Jul, 14 Sep
West Highlands guided rail tour in Scotland

West Highlands guided rail tour in Scotland

Discover Scotland's Highlands & distinctive islands by train
From £1,875 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 31 May, 5 Jul
Loch Ness & Skye guided rail tour, Scotland

Loch Ness & Skye guided rail tour, Scotland

Discover Scotlandís Highlands & Isle of Skye by Rail
From £1,795 to £2,045 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 26 Apr, 2 Aug, 6 Sep
Rail tour in North Highlands & Orkney

Rail tour in North Highlands & Orkney

Scotlandís geographic extremities & ancient history by train
From £1,765 7 days ex flights
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Japan small group holiday by bullet train

Japan small group holiday by bullet train

Japan's must-see cities and beautiful, rural countryside
From £3,895 to £4,400 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 6 Jun, 11 Jul, 22 Aug, 12 Sep
2021: 15 May, 22 May, 5 Jun
Trans Mongolian railway holiday

Trans Mongolian railway holiday

Ride the Iconic Trans-Mongolian Railway in all it's glory.
From £3,145 16 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 2 May, 18 Jul
2021: 17 Jul, 25 Sep
Xian to Istanbul overland tour

Xian to Istanbul overland tour

Expereince the Silk Road and the beautiful Caucasus
From £9,310 to £9,515 42 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 15 May, 18 Sep
2021: 14 May, 17 Sep
Two nights free pre or post tour accommodation on all our 2020/2021 guaranteed small group adventures when you book with a deposit before the end of February 2020.
Balkans rail holiday

Balkans rail holiday

Travel through seven countries in the Balkans.
From £2,112 to £2,291 16 days inc UK flights
Small group travel: 2020: 2 May, 23 May, 6 Jun, 20 Jun, 5 Sep, 19 Sep, 26 Sep, 3 Oct
2021: 1 May, 15 May, 5 Jun, 19 Jun, 14 Aug, 4 Sep, 11 Sep, 18 Sep, 2 Oct
Late availability on these dates: 02 May, 23 May
Moorish Spain to Marrakech by rail

Moorish Spain to Marrakech by rail

Visit villages and Moroccon cities
From £1,587 to £1,867 13 days inc UK flights
Small group travel: 2020: 23 Feb, 4 Apr, 4 Oct, 1 Nov, 20 Dec
Late availability on these dates: 23 Feb, 04 Apr
Trans Siberian railway tour

Trans Siberian railway tour

Watch this epic land glide by through the window of a comfortable train
From £2,699 17 days ex flights
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China and Japan holiday, Beijing to Tokyo

China and Japan holiday, Beijing to Tokyo

Incredible journey showcasing the best of two ancient cultures
From £3,299 to £3,569 16 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 24 Jun, 26 Jun, 3 Jul, 8 Jul, 10 Jul, 17 Jul, 24 Jul, 31 Jul, 7 Aug, 14 Aug, 21 Aug, 28 Aug, 2 Sep, 11 Sep, 18 Sep, 9 Oct, 14 Oct, 16 Oct, 30 Oct, 6 Nov, 13 Nov, 20 Nov, 27 Nov
2021: 8 Jan, 15 Jan, 29 Jan, 5 Feb, 19 Feb, 26 Feb, 5 Mar, 12 Mar, 19 Mar, 24 Mar, 26 Mar, 2 Apr, 9 Apr, 30 Apr, 7 May, 14 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, 25 Aug, 27 Aug ...
Reunification Express holiday, Vietnam

Reunification Express holiday, Vietnam

Most wonderful way to travel from north to south of Vietnam
From £1,120£1,089 to £1,305 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: Regular departures throughout the year, at least twice a week
Up to £120 off selected dates.
Late availability on these dates: 14 Mar, 28 Mar, 04 Apr, 11 Apr, 18 Apr, 22 Apr, 02 May, 16 May
Tokyo to St Petersburg rail tour

Tokyo to St Petersburg rail tour

Japan to Russia overland on the Trans-Siberian Railway
From £8,180 to £8,525 30 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 8 Jun, 22 Jun, 14 Sep, 28 Sep
2021: 7 Jun, 21 Jun, 13 Sep
Southern India and Karnataka rail tour

Southern India and Karnataka rail tour

Take the train from Goa to Kochi via Karnataka and see the breathtaking ruins of Hampi
From £560 to £769 10 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 26 Feb, 4 Mar, 18 Mar, 25 Mar, 1 Apr, 6 May, 26 Aug, 23 Sep, 30 Sep, 14 Oct, 28 Oct, 11 Nov, 25 Nov, 16 Dec, 23 Dec
2021: 6 Jan, 10 Feb, 24 Feb, 3 Mar, 17 Mar, 31 Mar, 7 Apr, 21 Apr, 5 May, 2 Jun, 1 Sep, 22 Sep, 6 Oct, 20 Oct, 3 Nov, 17 Nov, 1 Dec, 15 Dec
Complete India by rail, 6 weeks

Complete India by rail, 6 weeks

A 6 week trip that circles India by train
From £2,816 to £3,729 46 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 22 Feb, 25 Apr, 12 Sep, 19 Sep, 3 Oct, 17 Oct, 14 Nov, 5 Dec, 12 Dec, 26 Dec
2021: 13 Feb, 6 Mar, 27 Mar, 24 Apr, 22 May, 21 Aug, 25 Sep, 23 Oct, 6 Nov, 20 Nov, 4 Dec
Kolkata to Kochi rail tour, India

Kolkata to Kochi rail tour, India

Travel northeast to southeast India spotting innumerable beautiful sights along the way
From £2,349 to £2,749 33 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 7 Sep, 5 Oct
2021: 22 Feb, 29 Mar, 10 May, 13 Sep, 11 Oct, 25 Oct
Trans Mongolian express rail tour, Beijing to St Petersburg

Trans Mongolian express rail tour, Beijing to St Petersburg

Ride the rails on this once-in-a-lifetime trip
From £2,465 to £2,899 19 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 1 Jun, 15 Jun, 29 Jun, 6 Jul, 20 Jul, 27 Jul, 3 Aug, 17 Aug, 7 Sep, 28 Sep, 5 Oct, 19 Oct
India by Rail, Northeast & Darjeeling

India by Rail, Northeast & Darjeeling

Get off the beaten path and see India in a very untypical way Ė by train
From £824 to £1,099 13 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 24 Feb, 2 Mar, 9 Mar, 26 Mar, 9 Apr, 23 Apr, 28 May, 15 Jun, 7 Sep, 17 Sep, 5 Oct, 15 Oct, 22 Oct, 26 Oct, 5 Nov, 19 Nov, 3 Dec, 17 Dec
2021: 7 Jan, 14 Jan, 28 Jan, 15 Feb, 22 Feb, 18 Mar, 29 Mar, 8 Apr, 29 Apr, 10 May, 27 May, 24 Jun, 13 Sep, 23 Sep, 4 Oct, 11 Oct, 25 Oct, 28 Oct, 15 Nov, 25 Nov, 9 Dec, 23 Dec
2022: 6 Jan
China Express adventure holiday

China Express adventure holiday

A fast-paced tour of Chinaís highlights
From £869 to £999 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 12 Jun, 19 Jun, 24 Jun, 26 Jun, 3 Jul, 8 Jul, 10 Jul, 17 Jul, 24 Jul, 31 Jul, 7 Aug, 14 Aug, 21 Aug, 28 Aug, 2 Sep, 4 Sep, 11 Sep, 18 Sep, 9 Oct, 14 Oct, 16 Oct, 23 Oct, 30 Oct, 6 Nov, 13 Nov, 20 Nov, 27 Nov, 25 Dec
2021: 8 Jan, 15 Jan, 29 Jan, 19 Feb, 26 Feb, 5 Mar, 12 Mar, 19 Mar, 24 Mar, 26 Mar, 2 Apr, 9 Apr, 16 Apr, 23 Apr, 30 Apr, 7 May, 14 May, 28 May, 4 Jun, 11 Jun, 18 Jun, 25 Jun, 2 Jul, 9 Jul, 16 Jul, 23 Jul ...
UK and Ireland small group tour

UK and Ireland small group tour

Tour all the magnificent Isles of Britain in 2 weeks!
From £1,259 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 30 May, 17 Oct
Great Britain 8 day tour

Great Britain 8 day tour

See all the Great Britain has to offer in 8 days!
From £699 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 30 May, 17 Oct
Eastern Europe tour by rail

Eastern Europe tour by rail

Cities, scenery & coasts: Travel from Berlin to the Balkans!
From £1,499 21 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 28 Mar, 25 Apr, 30 May, 4 Jul, 8 Aug, 12 Sep, 17 Oct, 21 Nov
Beijing to Moscow overland rail tour

Beijing to Moscow overland rail tour

Explore more in Mongolia and Kazakhstan on this epic journey
From £6,885 38 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2021: 15 Aug
Luxury railway tour of Iran

Luxury railway tour of Iran

A five star cultural and historical rail adventure
From £1,770 9 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 30 Oct
Book your 2020 holiday now and enjoy 5% off
Helsinki, Saint Petersburg and Lapland holiday

Helsinki, Saint Petersburg and Lapland holiday

Visit Saint Petersburg by rail from Helsinki before Lapland
From Ä3,057 10 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
18-25 Trans Mongolian tour, 21 days

18-25 Trans Mongolian tour, 21 days

An epic 3 weeks on the ultimate Trans Mongolian journey.
From £2,585 to £2,700 21 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 6 Apr, 25 May, 10 Aug
2021: 5 Apr, 24 May, 19 Jul, 6 Sep
Trans Mongolian 21 day tour, 18-35

Trans Mongolian 21 day tour, 18-35

Explore further & dive deeper on an adventure of a lifetime.
From £2,585 to £2,760 21 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 14 Mar, 5 Apr, 3 May, 10 Jun, 15 Jul
2021: 28 Apr, 27 Jun, 8 Aug, 9 Oct
Ulaanbaatar to Moscow overland tour, 18-35

Ulaanbaatar to Moscow overland tour, 18-35

Consider yourself the ultimate nomad? This one is for you!
From £1,695 to £1,725 13 days ex flights
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Trans Siberian 13 day tour, 18-35

Trans Siberian 13 day tour, 18-35

Want an epic journey across three countries & 7 time zones?
From £1,485 to £1,615 13 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 9 Mar, 30 Mar, 31 Aug, 5 Oct
2021: 8 Mar, 5 Apr, 9 Aug, 20 Sep, 18 Oct
Trans Mongolian railway holiday
From
£3,145
excluding flights
The most memorable part of the holiday was the Red square. (more)Karlton McNulty
We stayed in an Eco-Ger camp and went camel trekking on the edge of the Gobi during our additional time in the country. (more)Graham Howe
Xian to Istanbul overland tour
From
£9,310
excluding flights
Memorable parts? The Pass between the Pamirs and the Tien Shan mountains and Sary Tash; the Chinese warriors, the Registan at dusk. Tips? Take luggage you can carry up and down stairs. Enjoy it, itís wonderful. Local benefits? A little. Wonderful Overall rating? Wonderful (more)Imogen Bell
Japan small group holiday by bullet train
From
£3,895
excluding flights
The most memorable part of the holiday was the train travel and scenery. (more)Stuart Ackley
The most exciting elements were the cultural differences and beauty of Japan. The most memorable was the stunning 'Japanese Alps' at Kamicochi. (more)John Harlow
Autumn colours were wonderful and the temples were most interesting. Excellent, with attention to detail, which made the tour very easy for the group. Hotels very good. (more)Ann Caroe
Hidden Japan holiday
From
£3,850
excluding flights
The most memorable part of the holiday was the buddhist temples in Miyajima. (more)Aine O Ceallaigh
Absolutely wonderful; probably the best we've ever had. (more)Jane Dunphy
It was an amazing experience; everything we hoped for and more...each day was different and a new fascinating experience. (more)Jean Burgess
Reunification Express holiday, Vietnam
From
£1,089
excluding flights
Exploring the Mekong Delta, taking time out in Hoi An and Ha Long Bay stick in the mind...Excellent, came home feeling I know so much more about Vietnam, would feel comfortable travelling there again. (more)Rob Hatcher
Best bits: Watching the crazy traffic on the streets or roads. (more)Janka LACKOVA
The most memorable part was the motorbike tour in Hue & overnight boat trip on Halong Bay. We stayed in lovely owned hotels & ate in family owned restaurants. (more)Samantha Rogers
Trans Siberian railway tour
From
£2,699
excluding flights
Memorable parts? The railway journey from Beijing to Moscow itself. Tips? Do not overload yourself with sleeping bags, liners, towels etc. On the trains, hotels etc. these are always provided wherever you stay. Local benefits? Overall rating? The operator should not skimp on providing transfers. At the start and at the end, we had to lug our belongings over rough pavements, crowds and walk quite a distance to get to our destination. (more)Sumitra Tikaram
Moorish Spain to Marrakech by rail
From
£1,587
including UK flights
Spain good (4 stars), Morocco poor (1 star). I would be happy to comment at greater length. (more)Timothy Lucas
Travelling through Morocco was wonderful and it would be difficult to choose just one part, but the trip to the High Atlas is definitely one of the most impressive. (more)danila marinaro
China Express adventure holiday
From
£869
excluding flights
Travelling on local transport was a great experience. Great CEO and good selection of additional activities. Really enjoyed the overnight train trip. Best meal was cooked by local farmer & his wife. Overall a great trip. Can't wait to book next trip. (more)Tony Palmer
Amazing experience! (more)Linda Anderson
Lhasa was absolutely magical, seeing the Potalla Palace for the first time from the roof top bar of the hotel was breath taking. (more)Joan O
India by Rail, Northeast & Darjeeling
From
£824
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Contrary to expectations I really enjoyed the overnight train journeys. Travelling with the locals was a great experience and gave us chance to chat and get to know fellow travellers Tips? Be prepared for a shock when you first arrive. India appears at first as a chaotic crowded, noisy, messy and smelly place but somehow everything work. Be patient and try not to let the chaos and noise get to you, after a few days you will get used to it and it becomes the norm.... (more)Andy Goodenough
Vietnam tour, Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh
From
£506
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Rowboats in Trang An, great day trip with breathtaking scenery. Hanoi night life with great little bars and salsa dancing with locals. Lanterns in Hoi An. Iced teas and smoothies! Some more salsa dancing to live band in Nha Trang. Presidential bunker in Saigon. And above all, meeting lovely Vietnamese people. Tips? Pack any type of a sleeping sheet for the train, as blankets and pillows provided are not always clean. None of the hotels have complimentary tea/coffee/sugar... (more)Malgorzata Gwiazda-Lindsay
Calcutta to Amritsar rail journey
From
£2,176
including UK flights
Memorable parts? The Golden Temple in Amritsar was the highlight, and the sounds, sightsand smells on the Ghats in Varanassi were unforgettable Tips? Be frugal with your packing, laundry is cheap and quick. Alternatively replace old clothes with new on your journey. Make sure you have an antibiotic for treating tummy upsets. Drink plenty of water Local benefits? We used local transport and food outlets where possible Overall rating? A very interesting insight into... (more)Brian Judge
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