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213 holidays found

Everest Base Camp trek, Nepal

This Everest Base Camp trip, in Nepal, takes you to the iconic location about half way up the world’s highest mountain. A fifteen day guided trek, travelling in a small group and staying at traditional Himalayan teahouses along the way, we start in Kathmandu and then take an internal flight to Lukla, to start the trek. Following in the footsteps of great explorers such as Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary, this is the mega mountain trek for any mountaineer and even though it is not the summit, this is a challenging trekking trip. On this trip we take plenty of time at various key locations in order to acclimatise to the elevation, but also to take time to absorb the dramatic scenery ... Read more >
From £848 excluding flights
Up to £280 off. Late availability on these dates: 28 Oct, 30 Oct, 01 Nov, 04 Nov, 08 Nov, 11 Nov, 15 Nov, 18 Nov, 22 Nov, 25 Nov, 29 Nov, 02 Dec, 06 Dec, 09 Dec, 13 Dec, 16 Dec, 20 Dec, 23 Dec, 30 Dec, 03 Jan, 10 Jan, 27 Jan

Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh holiday in Vietnam

Over the course of ten days on tour, Vietnam starts to open up before your very eyes with the hectic streets of Hanoi morphing into the ancient heritage monuments of Hue and Hoi An prior to the all too recent reminders of the past that you'll find in Ho Chi Minh City. Overnight train rides from Hanoi to Hue and boat cruises in Halong Bay add a touch of adventure to tours Vietnam with the domestic flight from Danang to Ho Chi Minh allowing travellers to experience the country from top to tail without having to spend too much time away from home. As you'd hope from a destination for a ten day holiday, Vietnam presents a remarkable array of contrasts with French café culture and colonial ... Read more >
From £731 excluding flights
Up to £120 off. Late availability on these dates: 27 Oct, 29 Oct, 30 Oct, 31 Oct, 01 Nov, 09 Nov, 10 Nov, 14 Nov, 15 Nov, 16 Nov, 17 Nov, 18 Nov, 19 Nov, 20 Nov, 21 Nov, 22 Nov, 23 Nov, 24 Nov, 25 Nov, 26 Nov, 27 Nov, 28 Nov, 29 Nov, 30 Nov, 01 Dec, 02 Dec, 03 Dec,...

Cambodia small group tour, a food adventure

Getting to the heart of a culture through its food, this small group tour focuses on Cambodia’s unique and ancient food culture. Deliciously different to neighbouring Vietnam, Thailand and Laos, Cambodia’s food uses pepper rather than chilli to add spice, and goes big on fresh herbs, spices, rice, freshwater fish and condiments. You will travel from Phnom Penh through to Siem Reap, discovering the sights, sounds and flavours of Kampot, Battambang, Banteay Chhmar and Angkor Wat. Food tours and market trips in each location reveal local specialities, from street food snacks such as fried crickets, to fresh crab plucked from the waters of the Gulf of Thailand. Kroeung (fragrant herb paste), ... Read more >
From £742 excluding flights
Up to £250 off. Late availability on these dates: 16 Nov, 23 Nov, 30 Nov, 21 Dec, 28 Dec, 18 Jan

Galapagos land based adventure holiday

There are wildlife adventures and then there’s a Galapagos land based adventure holiday and unless you’ve experienced this incredible archipelago, close up, then believe you me, you really don’t know what you’re missing. Experience the marine and land-based animals that have excited and enthralled biologists and nature lovers since Darwin’s day with opportunities to explore on two feet, two wheels and on-board a boat all adding to the excitement of a Galapagos land based adventure holiday. From Darwin’s discoveries that inspired his theory of evolution to just marvelling at the wealth of animal activity on: San Cristobal, Floreana, Isabela and Baltra, this ten day Galapagos land based ... Read more >
From £2,114 excluding flights
Up to £120 off. Late availability on these dates: 26 Oct, 28 Oct, 04 Nov, 11 Nov, 16 Nov, 18 Nov, 02 Dec, 14 Dec, 16 Dec, 28 Dec, 06 Jan

Burma sailing holiday, the Mergui archipelago

Departing from Phuket in Thailand, this Burma sailing holiday takes you to an aquatic playground that is one of the world’s best-kept secrets. While the backpackers, honeymooners and day-spa crowds have swarmed to the beaches of Thailand and Bali, Burma’s remote Myeik (Mergui) Archipelago has remained almost frozen in time since the days of the early colonial explorers. Difficult to reach and well-off the tourist trails, it’s made up of 800 islands, many uninhabited. Sailing around them, you’ll meet local fishermen and spend time with the Moken, a nomadic seafaring community. There is a wealth of pristine coastline with startling white beaches backed by jungly forests for you to explore. ... Read more >
From £1,585 excluding flights
Late availability on these dates: 21 Nov, 28 Nov, 05 Dec, 12 Dec, 19 Dec, 26 Dec, 02 Jan, 09 Jan, 16 Jan, 23 Jan

Trans-Siberian and Mongolia tour, westbound

Forget the morning commute, this is a train journey that is ambitious, exciting and thoroughly out of the ordinary. This 16-day journey will cross continents and time zones, beginning in Beijing, then travelling through the wild, untamed wildernesses of Mongolia, to meet its historically nomadic people. Leave Asia behind as you cross into Siberia for some traditional hospitality and extraordinary natural landscapes in Lake Baikal and then on into Russia, ending your journey in its capital Moscow. Travelling out of Beijing, watch the scenery change from urban to rocky desert, and then rolling green meadows as you enter the relative time warp of Mongolia. Discover the capital Ulaanbaatar, ... Read more >
From £2,425 excluding flights

Spain small group holiday

Kick off this colourful Best of Spain tour in Madrid and let your imagination unfold on a journey through the beautiful Andalucian region. Visit the cities that reflect Spain's diverse history and culture. Experience a fiery flamenco performance in Seville and explore the mysterious maze of alleyways of the old Arab quarter in Albayzin. Follow your tastebuds to a tapas bar and wander among Gaudi's handiwork in Barcelona - this Spanish adventure is as colourful and diverse as the land itself. Read more >
From £2,030 excluding flights

Rio Carnival holiday, Brazil

Samba dance in the streets of Rio on a carnival holiday in Brazil that’s as much about the party spirit as it is about unearthing some of the most iconic landmarks in the whole of Latin America. A Rio Carnival holiday will leave you in no doubt as to the relationship between Brazil and bringing home the good vibrations, with the sound of steel drums echoing long into the night and well after the suntan finally fades. From samba steps to conga lines, a Rio Carnival holiday brings out the Brazilian in everyone to complement a colourful celebration of all things fun and fabulous, which will leave reveller in no uncertain terms as to the never-ending love affair between Rio de Janeiro and its ... Read more >
From £1,590 excluding flights

Sailing holiday in Greece, Mykonos to Santorini

Move between the boat, the beach and inviting Greek villages on this relaxing Greece sailing holiday between Mykonos and Santorini. While away the days swimming in turquoise waters, lazing on white-sand beaches, sampling mouth-watering local cuisine and exploring coastal villages steeped in history, mythology and beauty. Visit the beautiful islands of Amorgos, Naxos, Small Cyclades and Ios, watch a host of spectacular sunsets and enjoy Greek hospitality before returning to the boat to be rocked gently to sleep at night. This sailing adventure begins in Mykonos, where chic waterfront bars line the beaches, serving authentic Greek food and cocktails as the sun goes down. You’ll spend seven ... Read more >
From £999 excluding flights

Italian food tours

Make the most of your time on a 10 day Italian food tour that takes you from the waterfront restaurants of Venice to the grand piazzas of Rome with a hearty helping of Tuscan delights along the way to soothe the soul and inspire the palate. As you’d hope from Italian food tours from Venice to Florence to Rome, you’ll also be invited to take your time to stroll around the cultural cobbles and investigate the independent wine and food sellers with guided sightseeing and free time to explore adding to an array of gastronomic delights. Train journeys allow you to experience an Italian food tour like a local as you soak up the rolling scenery and stow away a few snacks and tasty treats for the ... Read more >
From £1,970 excluding flights

Paris to Madrid small group holiday

From the romantic capital of France to magnificent Madrid, this adventure is packed with art, nature, culture and history. Enjoy the sparkling lights of Paris, visit the royal Chateau at Villandry and hike among the towering peaks of the Pyrenees. Cross into Spain and kick back on a sunny beach to recharge before perhaps embarking on a big night out. Finally, hit the Spanish capital to discover a multitude of chic boutiques or lose yourself in the wonder of the world-famous Prado and Reina Sofia museums. Read more >
From £2,295 excluding flights

Highlights of Spain tour

Feel the pulse of spirited Spain on this tour from the country’s capital to the bustling coastal city of Barcelona. Enjoy all things arty – from Madrid’s inspiring Art Walk to Barcelona’s internationally renowned galleries and museums. Be captivated by Cuenca’s Old City, mosey round the markets of Valencia and get lost in the convoluted streets of Barcelona’s gothic quarter. This is a journey of old and new: history, tradition and architecture fused with Spain’s best shopping, restaurants and nightlife. Read more >
From £740 excluding flights

Camino Way small group walking holiday

The path has many names: the Road to Santiago, the Way of Saint James or, simply, Camino de Santiago. Explore it on foot, on a small group guided holiday which tackles segments of this world-famous route. Your path begins in Bilbao, where a bike tour follows the city’s architectural and art-filled streets, taking in highlights including the Guggenheim museum and the celebrated Puente Vizcaya suspension bridge, before feasting on pintxo (the Basque answer to tapas) in the Old Quarter. Then it’s time to hit the trail. Historical sights are interspersed among the days of walking – a tenth-century castle in Frias and a ninth-century church in O Cebreiro are just a couple of highlights among ... Read more >
From £1,649 excluding flights

Russia holiday, a taste of Russia

It is hard to imagine taking in Russia’s highlights in a week, but this Russia holiday follows a carefully crafted itinerary that brings you through old and new Russia, traditional and state of the art. This is an intriguing country to visit and this holiday is a great starter on what we hope is a fine taste of Russia menu. Starting in the grand capital of Moscow, there is really so much to see and take in here, from Red Square and the Kremlin, to Lenin’s mausoleum and the Armoury Museum. This is an iconic and thought provoking city for sure. In contrast, we travel east to Suzdal for a couple of days, which is like a living museum of stunning ancient architecture, Russian Orthodoxy, ... Read more >
From £890 excluding flights

Antarctica, Falklands & South Georgia cruise

If you desire to ‘do it all’ on your Antarctic adventure, then this is the voyage for you. Not only will you cross the Antarctic Circle and travel further south than traditional Antarctic cruises, you’ll also visit the wildlife playgrounds of the Falkland Islands and South Georgia. This journey is for anyone who appreciates a wide variety of landscapes, unprecedented wildlife viewing opportunities and a decent mix of historic landing sites. Read more >
From £11,200 excluding flights
Late availability on these dates: 17 Dec, 26 Jan

Malaysia Tour

This two week Malaysia tour takes you on an anti-clockwise round-trip from Kuala Lumpur by way of Taman Negara National Park, the Perhentian Islands and Penang to ensure you get to experience the very best of the Malay Peninsula from stunning scenery to colonial contrasts. From nature trails in rainforests and snorkelling over tropical coral reefs to haggling at local markets and unravelling the strands of religious and cultural identity, this Malaysia tour leaves no stone unturned when it comes to unique experiences and is ideal for travellers visiting Southeast Asia for the first-time. As you’d hope from a Malaysia tour, you’ll be given lots of chances to meet local people with a ... Read more >
From £1,405 excluding flights

Turkey small group holiday, a food adventure

This ten day food adventure is the most wonderful way to enjoy a Turkey small group holiday. Starting in the capital city of Istanbul, enjoy the sensual feast (literally) of this wonderful country that bridges Asia and Europe. You will not only get some time to explore this great city with its Ottoman mosques, Byzantine churches and iconic River Bosphorus, but also the famous Egyptian Spice Bazaar, numerous cafes and bars, and the Eminonu street food. From Istanbul, we take a flight to Dalaman and connect to the stunning coastal town of Akyaka, famous among foodies for its Citta Slow Food movement. And, being on the coast, this is also a wonderful place to enjoy find seafood as well as ... Read more >
From £1,060 excluding flights

Short break sailing holiday in Italy

Twinkling waves framed by bowing lemon branches have helped to inspire the imagination and fuel the passion for Italy’s Bay of Naples since time began with the chance to see things from an alternative perspective, on an Amalfi to Procida sailing holiday, sure to fuel a few more. Set sail on this stunning Italy sailing holiday and you’ll instantly be transported to Italy at its best where mythical grottoes and emperors’ temples adorn the coast whilst strings of olive groves and sun-scorched vineyards lead to cliff top tavernas and tables laid with a captain’s banquet of seafood delights. Hike the historic trails, swim in the clear blue ocean and sail from Amalfi to Procida on a sailing ... Read more >
From £604 excluding flights

Antarctica expedition cruise, 11 days

Experience an adventure tour of Antarctica and explore the unique conditions at the end of the Earth. Embark from Ushuaia, travelling through the Drake Passage to the South Shetland Islands to see the incredible landscapes created by the Antarctic climate. See multiple species of playful penguins, the imposing and graceful frames of Antarctica's whales and a frenzy of feeding birdlife. Benefit from the navigational expertise and local knowledge of a professional crew and make the most of this once-in-a-lifetime experience to Antarctica to see the exotic, alien nature of this frozen world for yourself. Read more >
From £5,000 excluding flights
Up to £1200 off. Late availability on these dates: 04 Dec, 08 Dec, 07 Jan

Arctic Spitsbergen cruise, 11 day expedition

Experience the chilling beauty of windswept polar deserts, vast cliff-lined shores and fjords shimmering with ice on this Arctic trip that takes you around Spitsbergen, the largest island in the icy Svalbard Archipelago. From flower-filled tundra to secluded, frosty beaches, there is no shortage of terrain to explore on this icy land. If you’re after a polar bear sighting or two, there are plenty of chances to spot these majestic giants hunting along the ice sheets, not to mention walruses, reindeer, Arctic foxes and vast colonies of rare seabirds. Hike, kayak or strap on some snowshoes – however you choose to explore it, Spitsbergen is brimming with possibilities for a breathtaking ... Read more >
From £5,200 excluding flights
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