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Costa Rica wildlife holiday

Costa Rica wildlife holiday

An amazing variety of Costa Rican wildlife
From £2,899 to £3,769 16 days inc UK flights
Small group travel: 2019: 9 Mar, 12 Mar, 14 Mar, 16 Mar, 21 Mar, 23 Mar, 26 Mar, 28 Mar, 30 Mar, 3 Apr, 6 Apr, 10 Apr, 13 Apr, 17 Apr, 20 Apr, 24 Apr, 27 Apr, 4 May, 11 May, 13 Jul, 27 Jul, 3 Aug, 10 Aug, 17 Aug, 28 Sep, 12 Oct, 19 Oct, 26 Oct, 2 Nov, 5 Nov, 7 Nov, 9 Nov, 12 Nov, 14 Nov, 16 Nov, 19 Nov, 21 Nov, 23 Nov, 26 Nov, 28 Nov, 30 Nov, 19 Dec, 21 Dec, 31 Dec
2020: 2 Jan, 4 Jan, 7 Jan, 9 Jan, 11 Jan, 14 Jan, 16 Jan, 18 Jan, 21 Jan ...
Late availability on these dates: 09 Mar, 12 Mar, 14 Mar, 16 Mar, 21 Mar, 23 Mar, 26 Mar, 28 Mar, 30 Mar, 03 Apr, 06 Apr, 10 Apr, 13 Apr, 17 Apr, 20 Apr, 24 Apr
Japan golden route holiday

Japan golden route holiday

9 night classic Japan trip: Tokyo, Fuji, Kyoto
From £1,750 10 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Southern Croatia cruise in comfort

Southern Croatia cruise in comfort

Cruise Croatia's beautiful islands on a small cruise ship
From £559 to £805 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 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
Shanghai to Hong Kong tour, discover China

Shanghai to Hong Kong tour, discover China

Cities, wildlife, ancient history and rolling rice paddies.
From £2,255 17 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.
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Orkney & Shetland self drive holiday, Scotland

Orkney & Shetland self drive holiday, Scotland

Self-drive island-hopping through the Northern Isles
From £785 to £845 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Umbria cooking holiday, Italy

Umbria cooking holiday, Italy

Learn traditional italian cooking in a beautiful farmhouse
From €1,340 to €1,590 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 30 Mar, 18 Apr, 2 May, 25 May, 13 Jun, 27 Jun, 7 Jul, 21 Jul, 11 Aug, 25 Aug, 2 Sep
Scotland by railway holiday

Scotland by railway holiday

Experience authentic Scotland independently and car-free
From £1,025 to £1,125 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made from April to the end of October.
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: 4 Mar, 10 Jun, 1 Jul, 22 Jul, 19 Aug, 2 Sep, 20 Sep, 30 Sep, 14 Oct, 28 Oct, 11 Nov, 25 Nov
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: 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
Sintra Natural Park accommodation in Portugal

Sintra Natural Park accommodation in Portugal

Eco-friendly B&B, in Sintra Natural Park near lovely beaches
From €90 to €120 per room per night
Accommodation
Mild, sunny, no frost climate in sintra natural park portugal. friendly guesthouse, off the beaten track, beaches, forests, quaint villages, yoga, massage, until march 31 stay 6 nights pay for 5 vegan,vegetarian glutan free upon request
Small group adventure holiday to Patagonia

Small group adventure holiday to Patagonia

Explore the spectacular wilderness and mountains of Patagonia
From £3,659 20 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 27 Jan, 3 Mar, 3 Nov, 24 Nov, 15 Dec
South Africa safari holiday, 14 days

South Africa safari holiday, 14 days

Award winning safari in South Africa
From £3,720 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 20 Jan, 3 Feb, 17 Feb, 3 Mar, 17 Mar, 31 Mar, 14 Apr, 28 Apr, 12 May, 26 May, 9 Jun, 23 Jun, 7 Jul, 21 Jul, 4 Aug, 18 Aug, 1 Sep, 15 Sep, 29 Sep, 13 Oct, 27 Oct, 10 Nov, 24 Nov, 8 Dec, 22 Dec
Amalfi Coast walking holiday, Italy

Amalfi Coast walking holiday, Italy

Walk in lemon groves and hillside villages
From £1,029 to £1,529 8 days inc UK flights
Small group travel: 2019: 23 Feb, 2 Mar, 16 Mar, 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, 2 Nov, 9 Nov, 16 Nov, 23 Nov, 21 Dec, 28 Dec
Late availability on these dates: 23 Feb, 02 Mar, 16 Mar, 30 Mar, 06 Apr, 13 Apr, 20 Apr
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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.
Transylvania holiday accommodation

Transylvania holiday accommodation

Stay at a Count's guesthouse
From €49 to €118 per person per night
Accommodation
Myanmar holiday, A taste of Myanmar

Myanmar holiday, A taste of Myanmar

Explore Myanmar's spiritual highlights in under two weeks
From £1,695 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
Borneo tour, Great Apes and Beach escapes

Borneo tour, Great Apes and Beach escapes

Explore bustling cities, lush jungles and paradise beaches.
From £1,565 9 days ex flights
Tailor made: Everything is tweak-able, giving you the freedom to build your own unique and meaningful trip. Slow down the pace with few extra nights here and there, add a few more active adventures along the way, upgrade your accommodation for that extra bit of luxury – it’s up to you!
Costa Rica highlights holiday & beach

Costa Rica highlights holiday & beach

Short highlight itinerary covering city, forests and beach.
From £1,495 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.
Tiger tour in India, land of the Tiger tour

Tiger tour in India, land of the Tiger tour

Wildlife tour through India
From £2,499 to £8,899 16 days inc UK flights
Small group travel: 2019: 12 Apr, 11 Oct, 26 Oct, 1 Nov, 8 Nov, 15 Nov, 20 Dec
2020: 31 Jan, 14 Feb, 28 Feb, 13 Mar, 27 Mar, 3 Apr, 10 Apr, 9 Oct, 23 Oct, 6 Nov, 13 Nov, 20 Nov, 18 Dec
Late availability on these dates: 12 Apr
Cycling holiday in Portugal, self guided

Cycling holiday in Portugal, self guided

A leisurely cycling holiday in the Algarve
From €539 to €669 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be arranged at any time to suit your requirements although we do not recommend trips in August due to high temperatures
Classic Cuba holiday, 11 days

Classic Cuba holiday, 11 days

Get into the Cuban swing over just ten days.
From £1,225 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.
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
Croatian coast walking tours, self guided

Croatian coast walking tours, self guided

Self guided walking tour on the sunny Croatian coast
From €575 to €725 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: Departures can be arranged at any time from 1st April to 1st November
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
2018 Prices apply to 2019 Holidays booked before Monday 28 January 2019. No single supplement for first solo guest each week in 2019.
Galapagos holiday cruise options

Galapagos holiday cruise options

Excellent selection of small and midsize Galapagos cruises
From £2,835 to £4,150 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
Southern Peru small group tour

Southern Peru small group tour

Journey through south Peru, the heartland of the Inca Empire
From £3,131 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 25 Mar, 8 Apr, 13 May, 24 Jun, 5 Aug, 23 Sep, 11 Nov, 9 Dec
Catalonia self guided walking holidays

Catalonia self guided walking holidays

Self-guided walking holidays in Catalonia
From €715 to €799 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: Available all year round on any day to suit and can be tailor-made and adapted to your requirements
Kerala luxury holiday

Kerala luxury holiday

Kerala at a relaxed pace
From £2,438 14 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made to suit your dates, budget and requirements
Gorilla Safari & the Masai Mara

Gorilla Safari & the Masai Mara

Superb safari and trip to see gorillas
From £3,799 to £5,499 18 days inc UK flights
Small group travel: 2019: 29 Jun, 15 Jul, 10 Aug, 26 Aug, 30 Sep, 19 Oct, 4 Nov, 11 Dec, 28 Dec
2020: 25 Jan, 10 Feb, 27 Jun, 13 Jul, 8 Aug, 24 Aug, 12 Sep, 28 Sep, 17 Oct, 2 Nov, 11 Dec, 27 Dec
Laos holiday, Luang Prabang and the Plain of Jars
From
£850
excluding flights
Memorable parts? All of it !!! Amazing place. Think though that the LUANG PRABANG part was really special. The last 3days in city was ok but we missed being in LUANG PRABANG. So peaceful and beautiful. Tips? Maybe to travel light. I took clothes that I never wore. Far too many. Local benefits? Yes and they were really beautiful people who wanted to help and did help us. Supported conservation. I would hate for LUANG PRABANG to be spoilt by tourism. Overall... (more)Jan Hoole
Inner Reaches Eastern Coves cruise in Alaska
From
£2,309
excluding flights
Memorable parts? There were so many highlights. The knowledgeable guides, the fantastic staff on the boat, the food, the scenery and the wildlife. Tips? Bring clothes for hot sunshine, wet weather and the cold. Lots of layers. Local benefits? The education talks definitely raised awareness of conservation issue. Overall rating? Absolutely fantastic (more)Richard Smith
Split to Dubrovnik Luxury cruise, Croatia
From
£1,239
excluding flights
Every aspect of this holiday was memorable - Croatia is truly beautiful with such an intriguing history, and being made up of so many islands, a cruise like this was one of the best ways to experience the place. (more)Ambika Thandavan
The highlight was relaxing on the top deck of the boat as the islands passed by. (more)Prudence Bramwell
A fantastic holiday. A beautiful boat, great food and stunning scenery (more)Allister Bold
Southern Croatia cruise in comfort
From
£559
excluding flights
The most memorable part of the holiday was visiting a different lovely port everyday...The best holiday of my life!!!!!! (more)Linda Humphreys
Brilliant. The tour guide, Stan was friendly, knowledgeable and very helpful, the crew were also great. The scenery and islands visited were amazing. (more)Margaret Ivory
Most memorable was: being able to wander around, enjoying the beautiful views, swimming in the Adriatic, being with a small group of congenial people and getting to know them, being so well cared for by the staff... (more)Moya Atkinson
Orkney & Shetland self drive holiday, Scotland
From
£785
excluding flights
We enjoyed the whole trip but most of all we liked the archaeology - it was easily accessible and everywhere. (more)Richard Gentle
Day trip to Papa Westray was the best highlight. (more)Christine Derrick
It was fantastic to see the contrast in both Isles and to see the nature, unspoilt beauty. The wealth of wildlife and to see them in a nature environment. The wealth of history and to see how the areas have evolved throughout the years. (more)Moira Parker
Scotland by railway holiday
From
£1,025
excluding flights
All the small, locally owned hotels were great, the people were friendly and helpful. Also, we met so many interesting and nice people on the trains... It was exceptional. (more)Georgia Marshall
Excellent in terms of enjoyability and overall organisation of the package (more)Tim Hellings
(We loved)… Being able to enjoy the views from the train without having to drive! (more)Terry Bazeley
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
The walking was marvellous...stunning scenery and the guide was young but knowledgeable....and caring to me when I encountered precipice angst. (more)Melanie Schuster
Umbria cooking holiday, Italy
From
€1,340
excluding flights
The whole package was full of interesting elements from the cooking to the trips out to stunning hilltop towns. The food was, as always in Italy, such a pleasure to enjoy along with the excellent wines. (more)Martyn furzer
It was a perfect holiday for me, It was restful but not too restful, provided great food, great site seeing, great company and the best hosts you could ever meet. (more)Christine Aickin
The wonderful hospitality that Marina gave us, and the unbelievable meals that Gianluca prepared, some with our help. It is really impossible to pick one thing. The whole week was absolutely wonderful. (more)Peggy Harrison
Argentina holiday, Buenos Aires to Iguazu Falls
From
£1,595
excluding flights
We loved every minute. The self drive in Bonito and Pantanal was super exciting It’s good to be independent travellers for a bit. All local guides were very good and helpful. (more)Pratibha Nirodi
The most memorable was the scenery, itinerary, and friendliness of the people. (more)Gary Wright
Small group adventure holiday to Patagonia
From
£3,659
excluding flights
A trip full of contrasts, astonishing sights, amazing landscapes, impossible to compare with anything I had seen before. (more)Julia Kelly
Most memorable: Reaching the summit of Villarica Volcano to spectacular views of the surrounding landscape, lakes, and the Andes, peppered with snowy topped volcanos and then peering down into the smoking crater... (more)Ali Pendle
The walks in the national parks near Fitzroy and Torres Del Paine was the highlight. Great trip to see a few highlights of 2 very large countries. (more)Bob Handley
Sintra Natural Park accommodation in Portugal
From
€90
per room per night
Scenery, hospitality and warmth of hosts was the most memorable part of the holiday...11/10 :) (more)Angela Gillespie
The most memorable part of the holiday was...The beautiful property and surrounding landscape...The best. (more)Martin Betz
Most memorable was the “Fado” singing in the local restaurant on our final evening. Also loved exploring the Convento dos Capuchos- and the peaceful walk through the forest to get to it... We all loved it. Peaceful, healthy, authentic. (more)Ruth Knight
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
Namibia and Botswana safari holiday
From
€3,480
excluding flights
The wonderful variety of wildlife and the magnificent beauty of the Namib desert (more)Clare Price
Truly excellent! There was a good mixed group of people, but overall our guides, Jeff & Tawanda, really made the trip as good as it was. They worked hard, were up first, and to bed last. Always cheerful and smiling, full of information about the regions we were travelling through, the animals and people. (more)Danila Mansfield
Worthwhile. I will go again, perhaps to a different location at a different time of the year to complete my sightings of the Big 5. (more)William Green
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
Algarve holiday accommodation
From
€55
per accommodation per night
The most memorable moments were the hosts holding a pizza party on Thursday evening, and the beautiful swimming pool. As a three generation family this holiday, couple in their 60s plus our daughter and her 5 year old granddaughter, it was perfect. (more)Jacqueline Precey
Lovely location, central to the best parts of the Algarve but right out in a peaceful hide away. Excellent - happy to recommend. (more)Simon Adams
Spending time relaxing in and around the stunningly beautiful accommodation. There really was very little need to leave. We had the most amazing time in a simply beautiful location with stunning accommodation. Our hosts were incredibly friendly and helpful without being intrusive. I would recommend this holiday wholeheartedly and can't wait to return. (more)Donna Linden
Sri Lanka holidays, tailor made
From
£2,145
including UK flights
Absolutely wonderful! Sri Lanka is a magical and diverse country well worth exploring. (more)Sarah Ludlam
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
Sailing in Croatia
From
€580
excluding flights
Loved it (more)josie lambert
Excellent and time well spent on the catamaran. Only 8 people can be accommodated so personal attention is given to unique stops. (more)Kim Vargas
Great vacation highly recommend visiting Dubrovnik and the islands (more)Bill Petersohn
Costa Rica wildlife holiday
From
£2,899
including UK flights
I had a great time! We had a great mix of personalities within our group, saw plenty of wildlife and ate lots of great food. (more)Lee Truong
The great diversity of this country, the climate and geographical changes, together with the plants, birds and mammals. (more)Alan Nunn
The highlight was Tortuguero National Park. An excellent trip; travelling for circa 3 to 4 hours every other day was acceptable and allowed approximately a day and a half at each new location. Guide was well informed, articulate and considerate. (more)Chris Schaefer
South Africa safari holiday, 14 days
From
£3,720
excluding flights
Absolutely brilliant. (more)Lesley Tremlett
The most memorable part of the trip was spotting not only the big 5 but seeing rare animals such as white lions, wild dogs and the endangered ground hornbill. There was never one trip out the same and the excitement of seeing so many different animals was amazing. (more)Dave Jackson
EXCELLENT as it met all my requirements. I did not want to stay in lodges that looked like American hotels. The tented camps made us feel closer to the environment... I have been in Lodges in other parts of South Africa and other than the game I felt I could have been at a 5 star US hotel... so this was what I was looking for. (more)Eve Solomon
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
Amalfi Coast walking holiday, Italy
From
£1,029
including UK flights
An excellent experience. Having never booked or experienced anything like it before I would wholeheartedly recommend it. (more)Jo Halliwell
Amazing. 5 on 5 (more)Deepa Kadam
The highlight was the walk of the gods. Excellent. Our guide Enrico was wonderful. (more)Lorna Hadfield
Laos holidays, tailor made
From
£2,980
including UK flights
Fabulous 10 out of 10...the best part was sailing down the Mekong River from Northern Thailand to Luang Prabang. (more)Sarah blagdon
There were many memorable moments, but we loved arriving at Hin Boun park by boat - even if we did have to do a lot of pushing! and La Folie down in the south of Laos was perfect! (more)Lesley Duncan
Jordan holiday, a week in Jordan
From
£1,459
including UK flights
It was amazing in Wadi rum to sleep in the desert in secure tents watching the sun go down then get up the next morning to watch it come up very magical. You see a lot of Jordan lovely people always helpful. (more)Barbara Hayers
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
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