Spanish course & walking holiday, Picos de Europa, Spain

Spanish course & walking holiday, Picos de Europa, Spain

Spanish classes + stunning hikes in Picos de Europa
From €630 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 4 Mar, 11 Mar, 18 Mar, 25 Mar, 1 Apr, 8 Apr, 15 Apr, 22 Apr, 29 Apr, 6 May, 13 May, 20 May, 27 May, 3 Jun, 10 Jun, 17 Jun, 24 Jun, 1 Jul, 8 Jul, 15 Jul, 22 Jul, 29 Jul, 5 Aug, 12 Aug, 19 Aug, 26 Aug, 2 Sep, 9 Sep, 16 Sep, 23 Sep, 30 Sep, 7 Oct, 14 Oct, 21 Oct
All bookings made before 15th December have a promotional discount of €100 off the course price.
Japan small group holiday, Japan unmasked

Japan small group holiday, Japan unmasked

Whistlestop Japan highlights with an expert tour leader
From £2,595 to £2,795 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 18 Feb, 4 Mar, 10 Jun, 1 Jul, 22 Jul, 19 Aug, 2 Sep, 20 Sep, 30 Sep, 14 Oct, 28 Oct, 11 Nov, 25 Nov
Painting holiday in Moroccan desert

Painting holiday in Moroccan desert

Sketching the high dunes and desert landscapes of Morocco
From £875 to £900 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 12 Mar, 20 Oct
Cambodia travel photography tour

Cambodia travel photography tour

14 day Cambodia photo tour with a pro travel photographer
From £2,795 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 16 Nov
Learn Spanish & yoga in the Picos de Europa, Spain

Learn Spanish & yoga in the Picos de Europa, Spain

Spanish & Pilates + Yoga in stunning green Spain
From €630 5 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 4 Mar, 11 Mar, 18 Mar, 25 Mar, 1 Apr, 8 Apr, 15 Apr, 22 Apr, 29 Apr, 6 May, 13 May, 20 May, 27 May, 3 Jun, 10 Jun, 17 Jun, 24 Jun, 1 Jul, 8 Jul, 15 Jul, 22 Jul, 29 Jul, 5 Aug, 12 Aug, 19 Aug, 26 Aug, 2 Sep, 9 Sep, 16 Sep, 23 Sep, 30 Sep, 7 Oct, 14 Oct, 21 Oct
All bookings made before 15th December have a promotional discount of €100 off the course price.
Burma photography tours

Burma photography tours

Photography tour of Burma:
From US $4,300 13 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 17 Nov
Southern Madagascar holidays, Lemurs, baobabs & beaches

Southern Madagascar holidays, Lemurs, baobabs & beaches

Taking in its most diverse environments at comfortable pace
From £2,250 12 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 10 Apr, 14 May, 19 May, 11 Jun, 9 Jul, 25 Jul, 10 Sep, 8 Oct, 5 Nov, 23 Dec
We have our very last group departure for the Madagascar nature Guided South West trip for 2018!
Learn Spanish and walk the Camino de Santiago, Spain

Learn Spanish and walk the Camino de Santiago, Spain

Spanish Course + walking in the Camino del Norte
From €630 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 4 Mar, 11 Mar, 18 Mar, 25 Mar, 1 Apr, 8 Apr, 15 Apr, 22 Apr, 29 Apr, 6 May, 13 May, 20 May, 27 May, 3 Jun, 10 Jun, 17 Jun, 24 Jun, 1 Jul, 8 Jul, 15 Jul, 22 Jul, 29 Jul, 5 Aug, 12 Aug, 19 Aug, 26 Aug, 2 Sep, 9 Sep, 16 Sep, 23 Sep, 30 Sep, 7 Oct, 14 Oct, 21 Oct
All bookings made before 15th December have a promotional discount of €100 off the course price.
Cuba music holidays

Cuba music holidays

Music holiday of a lifetime in Santiago de Cuba
From £895 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 11 Mar
Japan cultural small group holiday

Japan cultural small group holiday

A journey along the ancient Tokaido highway
From £1,795 to £1,995 10 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 9 Mar, 25 May, 15 Jun, 27 Jul, 24 Aug, 28 Sep, 26 Oct, 9 Nov
Mongolia adventure holiday, off the beaten track

Mongolia adventure holiday, off the beaten track

An insight into local life in spring time Mongolia
From US $2,120 to US $2,845 13 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 5 May, 12 May
Looking to experience Mongolia in 2019? Book onto one of our small group trips before Dec 31 2018 and receive our early booking discount of 15% pp. Our small groups are a maximum of 6 providing you with a more personal and individual experience.
Northern Lights & orca photography holiday, Iceland

Northern Lights & orca photography holiday, Iceland

Incredible photographic trip in stunning West Iceland
From £2,450 to £2,500 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 4 Feb
2020: 2 Feb
Luxury fitness holidays in Spain

Luxury fitness holidays in Spain

Luxury weight loss, detox, fitness & wellness retreat Spain
From £1,095 to £1,195 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 20 Feb, 6 Mar, 3 Apr, 24 Apr, 8 May, 22 May, 5 Jun, 19 Jun, 16 Oct, 23 Oct, 6 Nov, 20 Nov
Save a healthy £100.00 on your 2019 retreat reservation! Give your health & wellness a boost on a luxury inclusive weight loss, detox, fitness & wellness retreat in Spain, award winning venue & spa, results oriented program & a world class team!
Self guided walking holiday in France

Self guided walking holiday in France

Idyllic walking in France with great food, wine and ambience
From £875 to £962 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: Self-guided walking holidays commence most Sunday afternoons from May to September
2019 Holidays for 2018 Prices if booked before 31 December 2018. No single supplement for first solo guest each week in 2019.
Small group cooking holiday in Thailand

Small group cooking holiday in Thailand

2-week Adventure. £1,575 exc flights. No Single Supplement!
From £2,225 15 days inc UK flights
Small group travel: 2019: 9 Feb
Kayaking holiday in Indonesia, Komodo Dragon expedition

Kayaking holiday in Indonesia, Komodo Dragon expedition

Sea kayaking to some of the most remote beaches on earth
From £1,795 10 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 27 Mar, 7 Apr, 15 Apr, 23 Apr, 3 May, 11 May, 19 May, 27 May, 4 Jun, 14 Jun, 22 Jun, 9 Jul, 16 Jul, 26 Jul, 3 Aug, 11 Aug, 20 Aug, 30 Aug, 7 Sep, 16 Sep, 24 Sep, 4 Oct, 13 Oct, 22 Oct, 1 Nov, 9 Nov, 17 Nov
Painting holiday in Andalucia

Painting holiday in Andalucia

Explore your painting creativity in delightful Andalucia.
From £950 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 1 Jun, 12 Jun, 9 Sep, 9 Oct
Vietnam photography tour, Ho Chi Minh to Hanoi

Vietnam photography tour, Ho Chi Minh to Hanoi

14 day Vietnam photography tour with a pro photographer
From £2,995 14 days ex flights
Small group travel
Cambodia highlights tour, 7 days

Cambodia highlights tour, 7 days

Cambodia highlights in a week - Phnom Penh and Angkor
From £950 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 28 Dec
2019: 22 Jan, 18 Feb, 17 Mar, 13 Apr, 10 May, 6 Jun, 3 Jul, 30 Jul, 26 Aug, 22 Sep, 15 Oct, 7 Nov, 30 Nov, 28 Dec
Burma photography holiday

Burma photography holiday

13 day Myanmar (Burma) photo tour with a pro photographer
From £2,795 13 days ex flights
Small group travel
Madagascar North Coast adventure holiday

Madagascar North Coast adventure holiday

Action packed expedition through wild north east Madagascar
From £2,795 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 21 Apr, 26 May, 21 Jul, 18 Aug, 22 Sep, 20 Oct
Sri Lanka small group holiday

Sri Lanka small group holiday

Culture, sights & wildlife. No supplement for single rooms.
From £1,775 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 2 Mar, 3 Nov
Morocco small group holiday, beach & gorges

Morocco small group holiday, beach & gorges

Moroccan mountains, gorges, Sahara sands, kasbahs and beach!
From £929£899 to £959 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 19 Jan, 2 Feb, 16 Feb, 2 Mar, 16 Mar, 30 Mar, 13 Apr, 27 Apr, 11 May, 25 May, 8 Jun, 22 Jun, 6 Jul, 20 Jul, 3 Aug, 17 Aug, 31 Aug, 14 Sep, 28 Sep, 12 Oct, 26 Oct, 9 Nov, 23 Nov, 6 Dec, 21 Dec
Places available on our 23rd December departures
Walking holidays in Grazalema, Andalucia, Spain

Walking holidays in Grazalema, Andalucia, Spain

Flowers, wildlife,Eagles, guided walks,stunning scenery.
From £895 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 27 Apr, 30 Sep
Nouvelle Aquitaine self guided cycling holiday, France

Nouvelle Aquitaine self guided cycling holiday, France

Idyllic cycling in France with great food, wine and bonhomie
From £952 to £1,046 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 28 Apr, 5 May, 19 May, 2 Jun, 9 Jun, 23 Jun, 30 Jun, 14 Jul, 21 Jul, 1 Sep, 8 Sep, 22 Sep, 27 Sep
2019 Holidays for 2018 Prices if booked before 31 December 2018. No single supplement for first solo guest each week in 2019.
Cuba salsa dance holiday

Cuba salsa dance holiday

Salsa dance holiday of a lifetime in Cuba!
From £1,525 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 11 Mar, 7 May, 1 Jul, 15 Jul, 14 Oct, 19 Dec
Walking holidays in Spain

Walking holidays in Spain

A hikers paradise in unspoilt Spain
From €560 to €895 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: All our walking holidays in Spain run from Saturday to Saturday, although we may be able to offer midweek departures for groups of 8 or more.
Marine conservation holiday in Thailand

Marine conservation holiday in Thailand

Join a community conservation project on a tropical island
From £795 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: Starts on the first and third Saturday of every month (except between October to mid December when the project is closed)
There are currently still spaces available to join our marine conservation team in Thailand for a 1-12 week placement
West Mongolia tour, 14 days

West Mongolia tour, 14 days

Exploration of the way of life & landscapes of west Mongolia
From US $2,015 to US $2,865 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 8 Jun, 22 Jun, 10 Aug
Northern lights sailing holiday in Norway

Northern lights sailing holiday in Norway

Sailing and hiking in the land of the Aurora Borealis!
From €2,050 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 9 Mar, 16 Mar, 23 Mar, 30 Mar, 6 Apr
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
Spanish course & walking holiday, Picos de Europa, Spain
From
€630
excluding flights
Wonderful scenery in the Picos de Europa & good local food & cider! ...An excellent combination of mental (Spanish lessons) & physical activity (afternoon walks) in a magnificent area of Spain. (more)Barbara Harland
Excellent and the operator and the accommodation they put me in was first class. (more)Henry Marks
An enjoyable, interesting and sociable week. The Spanish classes were stimulating and mentally challenging and Ana and Celina were excellent and highly professional teachers. (more)Tessa Brown
Burma photography tours
From
US $4,300
excluding flights
Memorable parts? A brilliant itinerary! Tips? Local benefits? I do not feel that we reduced environmental impact or supported conservation at all. All the local people that we invited to take part in the photo shoots were offered payment although I do not feel that this was making any sustainable change. Overall rating? Truly magical experience with a spectacular photographer. (more)Nikki Biggs
Cuba music holidays
From
£895
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Participating in the Cuba Music Holiday through the tour operator we used was the trip of a lifetime! Learning from, working with, and performing public shows with a top-rated band in a foreign country is a dream come true for us. We fell in love with Cuba, its people, and its music, and we look forward to returning someday. We'd also like to do another music holiday with this same company. Tips? Study Spanish before leaving home. Practice the music the operator... (more)Bob and Patty Tatum
Painting holiday in Moroccan desert
From
£875
excluding flights
Wow! Was it spending the night in a Kasbah? Was it sitting at the top of a mountain nestled in to sketch a breathtaking view?... Seriously The whole trip was exciting and memorable! (more)Kathleen Bignell
There were many wonderful moments. Visiting the desert, the wonderful Adobe accommodation nearby, the fantastic locations for sketching and the visit by camel riding off into the sunset in the sand dunes and staying overnight in a Nomad's Tent to watch sunrise. (more)Pauline Lawton
Southern Madagascar holidays, Lemurs, baobabs & beaches
From
£2,250
excluding flights
We were very impressed with all aspects of this holiday and felt that it was faultless throughout. The itinerary suited us and went like clockwork, our guide and driver were excellent, the hotels and food were beyond our expectations. (more)Alan Vaughan
Most memorable were the National parks, lemurs and chameleons.... Great holiday. Stayed in some lovely places. People were very friendly. Food was good and rum cheap!! (more)Janet White Spunner
This was the best holiday I have ever had. I enjoyed every minute. The group size of eight people was ideal. My previous visit to Madagascar (with another company) was like 'a school trip' rigid and over organised. This trip was very well organised, yet had a degree of flexibility. (more)Jean Dance
Kayaking holiday in Indonesia, Komodo Dragon expedition
From
£1,795
excluding flights
Honestly everything was amazing! Being completely immersed in nature. Monkeys, dolphins, turtles, manta rays, bats and of course Komodo dragons... oh and some spectacular sunsets! (more)Jodie Cummings
So many to choose from: Singing campfire songs with the crew, guide and group. Snorkelling and seeing the sights. Visiting Komodo Island and the dragons. (more)Andrew Finck
Sleeping in tents on deserted beaches. Seeing 3 Komodo dragons eating a carcase. The friendliness and helpfulness of everyone (more)Janet White Spunner
Luxury fitness holidays in Spain
From
£1,095
excluding flights
There was not one stand out moment or experience because overall every aspect of this retreat was first class. Everything from communication, pre departure advice, accommodation, classes, instructors and food was excellent. (more)Richard Lennon
The holiday was superb! The exercise was challenging but really enjoyable, and it was always recommended to only consider my own ability. (more)Bianca Harding
The most memorable was relaxing by the pool outside my luxury apartment each afternoon knowing the food and exercise meant I was going to come home feeling and looking better. (more)Kate Hindley
Learn Spanish & yoga in the Picos de Europa, Spain
From
€630
excluding flights
It's difficult to point to 1 thing. The school and teachers were lovely and adapted the group/classes to our level. Panes is such a tranquil place, great hiking opportunities and don't miss out on a SUP yoga session with Nata!! (more)Hanna Karlsson
Loved the yoga in a lovely old farmhouse with a great teacher. The Spanish school was excellent with the lessons at the right level for us. (more)Ann Potter
Cambodia travel photography tour
From
£2,795
excluding flights
It was the most interesting, enjoyable and amazing holiday I have experienced. Cambodia is a beautiful country with fabulous sights and lovely people... 20 out of 10!!!! (more)Trisha Sangster
Most enjoyable part was in the coastal towns of Kep and Kamot, so relaxing and I loved the local dish of Kep crabs with pepper sauce down at the seafront. Excellent trip which I would very much recommend. (more)Christopher Gledhill
The perfect holiday. (more)Susanne Kempf
Learn Spanish and walk the Camino de Santiago, Spain
From
€630
excluding flights
Great. Class time just flew by and the study was actually fun. I was a novice hiker and found the hikes to be challenging, but worth the effort. I really value the friendships I made with others participating in the program. (more)Mark Hindin
Great. We loved it and rated our time in Panes the best part of our month in Spain and Portugal. We even looked at the price of houses in the region! (more)Diane Norman
It's difficult to choose a favourite (part) as all aspects were brilliant. The course was just right with the right amount of challenge, and Ana organised the transfers, accommodation and treks efficiently. (more)Chandra Kantha
Japan cultural small group holiday
From
£1,795
excluding flights
We saw various places all of which were very interesting. There is not one particular place or experience that stands out over and above everything else. It was great to cover so much ground and there was a lot to do every day. Our tour leader was helpful and very knowledgeable. (more)Catherine Cassidy
The entire trip was so awesome. Lots of exciting things to taste, see and experience. Great way to meet people who enjoy travelling as much as I do. Fantastic trip. (more)Anuschka Veckranges
Really enjoyed the variety of visiting different regions of Japan e.g. busy Tokyo, tranquil Hakone, beautiful Kyoto and Nara and Kamakura. (more)Eva Jolly
Mongolia adventure holiday, off the beaten track
From
US $2,120
excluding flights
I loved it all I'm glad that I took extra days for the city of Ulaanbaatar. You need to see both sides of the Mongolia. Like in all places of the world life has to move on. (more)C E Barker
The landscapes of Mongolia and the night sky. (more)Judith Petrie
Excellent. Very well organised. Guides knew their stuff and were always helpful and cheerful. It was a tremendous experience and I would love to go again - maybe to a different part of this huge and empty country. (more)Theresa Partington
Self guided walking holiday in France
From
£875
excluding flights
It was a perfect holiday... The lodging was excellent nestled in greens with lots of hiking and biking trails to choose from, all meticulously planned out by the owner Peter. Food was superb, prepared by Carolyn, Peter’s wife who ran the place immaculately. This place is actually perfect or simply lazing around for a few days, sipping on limitless wine and taking a dip in the pool. (more)Ricky Yeung
Top drawer! (more)Esther Quinlan
One of the best breaks I have ever had. Carolyn and Peter look after you so well. I am a solo traveller and sometimes you can feel isolated but not this time!!! (more)Margaret Parker
Small group cooking holiday in Thailand
From
£2,225
including UK flights
Exploring some of the food markets, the cooking school days with Mr Da and Ya. The jungle (seeing elephants), amazing Andaman Islands and Chiang Mai at Loy Krathong. (more)Anon
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
Northern Lights & orca photography holiday, Iceland
From
£2,450
excluding flights
The most memorable was the views. (more)Danielle Walker
Got to see a pod of eight orca whales including a baby on a whale watching cruise from grundurfordur. (more)Craig Hamilton
We had a 24hr period where everything just went right. Killer Whales, dolphins and a surprise display of a fantastic Aurora...It was a fantastic holiday. (more)Jenny Lacey
Sri Lanka small group holiday
From
£1,775
excluding flights
There is so much on offer in this small country- beaches, wildlife, food, colonial and cultural activities, and the friendly locals many who speak English. Excellent, great mix of sights and activities. (more)Mary Mc Kiernan
I really adored meeting and spending time with the kids at the plantation nursery school and with the older fishermen's children at Dutch Bay. Glorious, dignified children. It was a wonderful holiday with a group that worked very well together and were in fact quite resilient and funny. I really felt there was a good mix of Sri Lankan culture, crafts , food, people and nature on this trip. (more)Mary Puckett
Excellent. (more)Tim Harber
Madagascar North Coast adventure holiday
From
£2,795
excluding flights
It was an excellent holiday, well-planned, varied, very enjoyable beach holiday at the end at Nosy- Be and Nosy Sakatia. (more)Dr Amanda Booth
Seeing so many different types of Lemurs in natural surroundings was the highlight. (more)Jan Lawson
We loved the canoeing and camping part of our trip, and the amazing hikes. The people, the animals and the scenery in Madagascar are so special and unique, it feels like a million miles away from normal life. (more)Cara Roberts
Burma photography holiday
From
£2,795
including domestic flights only
It was amazing, the people are very friendly and the hotels were great. I thought Stephen who runs this holiday actually made it such a success. He is so knowledgeable, patient and inspiring and took us to place where we would normally not go. (more)Karin Hewlett
Difficult to know where to begin. The whole tour was brilliant. The most memorable must be sunrise over the stupas at Bagan. (more)Alistair Cowan
Difficult to know where to begin. The whole tour was brilliant. The most memorable must be sunrise over the stupas at Bagan. (more)Alistair Cowan
Nouvelle Aquitaine self guided cycling holiday, France
From
£952
excluding flights
Carolyn's gourmet meals were a highlight of the evenings and the conviviality among the guests spawned deep conversations. Peter was so knowledgeable about European culture and history. He also provided great bikes along with suggestions for routes, both long and short, each day. (more)Janet and Dave Williams
The people were fabulous both the hosts and guests. Competent, kind, thoughtful hosts. Great food and lovely setting great cycling and walking. (more)Nicki Mazey
Excellent. Accommodation was first class. Hosts were excellent. Environment refreshing and relaxing. The holiday lived up to the blurb on the website! (more)Brian Flynn
Cuba salsa dance holiday
From
£1,525
excluding flights
It's a great holiday. Leave behind any preconceptions and you'd love it. The most memorable part was meeting the dance teachers. (more)Nuri Gene-Cos
The dancing was amazing, hilarious, fun and depending on how much you put into it - painful due to bad shoes! But totally worth it. The people there - I can't describe how warm and welcoming they are. The dancers, the guides.... everybody I met in fact. (more)Britt Voll
One of the best moments was probably snorkeling in the Bay of Pigs area near Play Giron, and then of course all the salsa dancing, both in classes and in the evenings! (more)Anniina Simula
Cambodia highlights tour, 7 days
From
£950
excluding flights
The walk through a jungle to get to a temple and seeing snippets of wildlife along the way including a snake was the most memorable. Just a really lovely holiday. Perfect pace with lots of sightseeing but also lots of free time to relax. (more)Sabina Latif
Excellent holiday. Being a very critical person, I must admit this was one of the best holidays I ever had (and I have travelled a lot in my life). (more)Andrea Vogel
Vietnam photography tour, Ho Chi Minh to Hanoi
From
£2,995
including domestic flights only
Memorable parts? As a beginner, the most exciting part of my trip was learning how to use a camera and seeing travel in a whole new light. Stephen helped open my eyes to a new level of travel that I didn't know existed and taught me how to tell a story with my photography. Tips? Dress very comfortably as it gets really really hot and drink lots of water. I suggest bringing only 2 lenses and a light tripod. Try to fit everything in one backpack. Those with lots of heavy equipment... (more)Nicole Bhark
Painting holiday in Andalucia
From
£950
excluding flights
The painting experience and teaching was the most memorable part of the holiday. (more)Luisa Brenta
I found it very enjoyable and relaxing; the organisers were efficient and friendly and created a welcoming environment. The mix of people on the course contributed to an interesting week as there were some serious painters and others who just wanted to dabble (more)Patricia Diango
Meeting a wonderful group of people and being tutored by a fantastic artist was the most memorable part of the holiday.... Also loved staying in local houses and becoming part of a traditional village for a week. (more)Lorraine Rutter
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