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36 holidays found

Colombia holiday, small group

This Colombia holiday is a two week, small group tour covering a superb array of natural and cultural stunners. Starting in Bogota, we have a day to explore this fascinating capital, staying in the fashionable Candelaria District. We then head north for a couple of days to visit the magnificent Salt Cathedral of Zipaquirá, as well as the town of Villa de Leyva , a whitewashed wonder that, in many ways, feels unchanged since it was first founded in the 16th century. Heading back to Bogota, we take a flight south to Neiva and onto Villavieja, gateway to the Tatacoa Desert with its spectacular red sands and rock formations. The archaeological formations at both San Agustín and ... Read more >
From £1,159 excluding flights

Myanmar cultural tour

This Myanmar cultural tour is like entering another world really, starting in the iconic city of Mandalay made famous by Rudyard Kipling in his poem ‘Mandalay. And various songs followed after that. Mandalay is pure poetry in motion, however, with its hilltop stupas, dusty colonialism leftovers, and the far from dusty but totally contemporary Yadanar night market. We then head north to do a cultural circuit that includes the former Shan Royal city of Hsipaw and visit Shan villages or Palaung villages in the valleys around Kyaukme. The scenic train journey through the Shan Hills is time to sit back and take in life and landscape all around you. It is quite hard to take in the Bagan ... Read more >
From £969 excluding flights

Wildlife holiday in Costa Rica

This wildlife holiday in Costa Rica is a nine day, small group tour divided between three main wildlife nirvanas and national parks: Arenal Volcano National Park, Tortuguero National Park and Cahuita National Park. They also proffer a perfect mix of Costa Rican landscapes for you to enjoy. Starting and ending in the country’s capital city, San Jose, we then head north to the town of La Fortuna, gateway to the great Arenal region and national Park. The centrepiece is Arenal volcano, and hiking here takes you into a world of spider and howler monkeys, sloths and a bevy of beautiful birds. Moving further north by bus, and then by boat to Tortuguero National Park which is only accessible by ... Read more >
From £529 excluding flights

Colombia tour, Colombia encompassed

This three week tour of Colombia will have you airborne and active as you experience the country’s highlights on a round-trip from Bogotá as part of a small group of like-minded travellers. There’s just something about Colombia that encompasses the natural rhythm and drive of South America with the waft of freshly ground coffee on the warm breeze and the sounds of mambo, salsa and hands tapping on the skin of a cununo drum all helping to concoct a wonderfully wild, tropical vibe. Away from Bogotá you’ll become immersed in the jungles and coastline of Tayrona National Park whilst a guided hike through the valleys and plantations south of Medellín always provide the perfect antidote to a ... Read more >
From £1,699 excluding flights

Costa Rica holiday, encompassed

This Costa Rica holiday is a two week wildlife watching tour through some of the country’s most magnificent wildlife habitats and national parks. Following a carefully crafted itinerary, which starts and ends in the capital city of San Jose, your first natural nirvana is Manuel Antonio National Park. This is the country’s smallest national park, covering coastal forest, mangroves, beach and ocean, and a wonderful place to start your journey. Head north and inland to the world famous Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve for two days to take in its misty environs, orchids and bromeliads as well as over 400 species of tropical birds, particularly hummingbirds. Monteverde is a truly magical place. ... Read more >
From £801 excluding flights

Russia holiday, Moscow to St Petersburg

This week long Russia holiday is the perfect introduction to the country’s iconic sights, in both Moscow and St. Petersburg. The current and former capitals. Starting in Moscow, this small group, guided holiday gives you a chance to see some of the city’s iconic spots such as Red Square, Lenin’s mausoleum, the iconic St Basil’s Cathedral and so much more. We take an overnight train to Veliky Novgorod, the journey being an experience in itself. Veliky Novgorod is one of the oldest cities in Russia and sometimes called the Birthplace of Russia. One of its most stunning buildings is St Sophia’s Cathedral, the oldest church in Russia. The final two days of this trip are spent in St. ... Read more >
From £579 excluding flights

Peru to Chile small group holiday

This cracking three week tour takes travellers as part of a small group from Lima in Peru to Chile's Santiago via a whole host of South American highlights, including trekking the Inca Trail to the ruined citadel of Machu Picchu. From vast salt flats and lunar desert scenes to the high Andes and the Amazon jungle, this small group holiday provides the perfect introduction to life in South America with overland travel and domestic flights making short shrift of distances en-route from Peru to Chile. Cobbled streets in Cuzco, floating islands on Lake Titicaca and a 35km canoe ride into the Amazon rainforest are all featured throughout the holiday with plenty of time to explore independently ... Read more >
From £2,489 excluding flights

Adventure holiday in Nepal

Starting this eleven day small group tour in Kathmandu conjures up a chance to hit the ground running. From here on out it’s the Annapurna region that provides the jaw dropping moments with some stunning views over snow capped peaks providing plenty of places to pause and catch your breath. From optional activities and wildlife watching in Chitwan National Park to chilling by the reflective waters in Pokhara, this holiday in Nepal leaves nothing to the imagination when it comes to authentic adventure experiences. A two day trek in the Annapurna foothills will find you enveloped within the majesty of the Himalayas as fresh water rivers, waterfalls and streams lead to rustic lodges and ... Read more >
From £559 excluding flights

Mexico, Belize and Guatemala holiday

This 10 day Belize and Guatemala holiday (with just one day and night in Mexico) starts on the Caribbean coast at Playa del Carmen in Mexico and ends at the colonial city of Antigua, surrounded by Guatemala’s volcanoes. There is something to please everyone on this small group tour, starting with plenty of beach time in Belize, exploring its Caribbean ‘cayes’ and barrier reef. We then head inland to the beautiful Belizean town of San Ignacio, on the confluence of the Macal and Santa Elena Rivers and also a multicultural hub of Mestizos, Maya and Garifuna people. It is a very popular spot for outdoor adventures, with plenty of optional tours available here from cave tubing to canoeing. ... Read more >
From £689 excluding flights

Circuit of Iceland holiday, small group

This eight day circuit of Iceland holiday is a chance to marvel at the extraordinary landscapes that this small but perfectly formed country is famous for. It also takes you well off the beaten track as the majority of tourists only visit the south of the island, and with places like the East Fjords, Lake Mývatn and the northern capital of Akureyri to visit, you will be glad that you explored further afield. Although this is a quick circuit, it is in no way a trip where you see the island from behind a coach window. We take hikes through this magnificent land of fire and ice, whether it is along black volcanic beaches, the lava fields at Dimmuborgir or up to one of many stunning ... Read more >
From £1,360 excluding flights

Bolivia, Chile and Argentina holiday

This fabulous two week small group holiday takes you overland from Bolivia and into Chile before finally leaving you absolutely elated in Argentina. What an opportunity this promises to be with everything from the stunning salt flats of Salar de Uyuni to world-renowned Malbec wines in Mendoza. Featured in a top travel magazine’s favourite trips for 2015 and within the Sunday Times’ 100 best holidays, this two week tour of Bolivia, Chile and Argentina is perfect for travellers who are new to South America. Clamber aboard 4-wheel-drives, kick up your heels in Santiago and Buenos Aires, hike up volcanoes to hot springs in San Pedro de Atacama; whatever you do, don’t miss out on this ... Read more >
From £1,599 excluding flights

Japan small group tour

This Japan small group tour takes you on a two week, carefully crafted itinerary of Honshu Island, Japan’s main island, but with one final glorious stop on the southernmost, subtropical Kyushu Island. The tour introduces you to Japan’s many cultural sides, from the urban highlights of Tokyo and the sacred spots of Kyoto to the peaceful and moving sites of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Explore the Japanese Alps too, the name given to three ranges that bisect the island, the most famous peak being Mount Fuji. Throughout the island you will discover ancient woodlands, tranquil lakes proffering temples and shrines as well as traditional inns. Japan is a fascinating country to visit and no better ... Read more >
From £2,489 excluding flights

Mexico small group tour

This Mexico small group tour takes you through southern Mexico, from Mexico City to the Yucatan Peninsula. We take a day in the vibrant metropolis and capital of Mexico City as well as heading out to the nearby Mesoamerican ruins and pyramids at Teotihuacan. The quieter and more traditional towns of Puebla and Oaxaca are next up, the former with its stunning volcanic backdrop, colonial architecture and UNESCO historic centre, the latter most famous for its superb array of cuisine. Oaxaca is also an exceptionally beautiful town, and gateway to the Oaxaca valley where we will visit Monte Albán, the holy city of the ancient Zapotecs. By this point you will start to realise just how many ... Read more >
From £789 excluding flights

Central America tours

This Central America tour focuses mainly on the highly underrated and stunning countries of Honduras and Nicaragua, topping and tailing with the capital cities of Guatemala and Costa Rica. In between, be prepared for a wonderful array of landscapes, as you travel from Caribbean to Pacific through volcanic and tropical jungle terrain. After taking time to enjoy Antigua in Guatemala, we head over the border to Honduras where the highlight for many is the ancient Mayan site of Copán, famous for its remarkable stone sculptures. Honduras is very low key when it comes to tourism, and when you visit the Caribbean island of Roatán, with its superb snorkelling and quiet shores, you will wonder and ... Read more >
From £957 excluding flights

Small group hiking holiday in Romania, 9 days

This hiking holiday in Romania is a small group, guided tour not only through quiet rural landscapes but also through a country rich in traditions and cultural heritage. Starting in Bucharest, we take an overnight train to the Bucovina region which, similar to its neighbouring Moldovita region boasts forested hills, traditional wooden houses, ancient monasteries and the most fascinating history. We also hike around the Maramures region, where villagers still don traditional clothing and traditional art forms such as wood crafts, folk music and dance are still the norm. This region is also famous for its UNESCO wooden churches. Walking between three to five hours most days we have plenty ... Read more >
From £969 excluding flights

Holiday to Cuba

With over 300 stunning beaches, colonial architecture and a legendary history, Cuba is truly a gem of a destination to visit for any keen traveller. Experience Caribbean flavours and Latin vibes on our new tour taking you on a Cuban adventure that covers all of the highlights. From walking the streets of colourful Havana to getting a chance to explore Cuba's prime tobacco growing region, let us take you on a 9 day journey around one of the world's most beautiful countries. Read more >
From £810 excluding flights

Eastern Europe cultural tour

This Eastern Europe cultural tour is a small group holiday, travelling by train and bus to some of Eastern Europe’s most fascinating and ancient cities. With natural heritage such as the Carpathian Mountains, home to brown bears and wolves, and the Bükk Mountains in Hungary, you will be travelling through some of Europe’s most underrated landscapes. History, be it Roman, Ottoman, Byzantine or Soviet is at the heart of this trip, with one great site after another. Highlights include the Ottoman mosques of Istanbul, the minaret of Eger, the Saxon settlement of Sighisoara, the medieval beauty of Brasov and the Soviet influences on Bucharest. At times you really do feel like you turn back ... Read more >
From £1,159 excluding flights

Peru, Bolivia and Chile holiday

This two week holiday in Chile, Peru and Bolivia is just as amazing as you'd imagine with an array of included outdoor activities and cultural excursions ensuring no Inca stone is left unturned when it comes to all of your South American adventure dreams coming true. From Cuzco and Machu Picchu to a three day 4WD tour of the Uyuni salt flats, this two week holiday in Chile, Peru and Bolivia is just what you're looking for if you've got an appetite to explore all the way from Lima to Santiago. Read more >
From £1,799 excluding flights

Rwanda, Kenya & Uganda wildlife holiday, on a shoestring

This African wildlife holiday takes in the three countries of Rwanda, Uganda and Kenya, starting in Kigali and ending in Nairobi. An eleven day trip, travelling in a small group, there are many wildlife highlights along the way, the first being a gorilla trek in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, which is a once in a lifetime experience for many people. Carefully monitored in order to protect these endangered species, you get to spend an hour with one gorilla family after trekking to a wild location in this spectacular mountainous landscape. Your time in Rwanda is spent learning about the cultural heritage and painful history from its recent past, with poignant visits to various genocide ... Read more >
From £1,159 excluding flights

Central America tour on a shoestring

This Central America tour, on a shoestring, is a carefully crafted itinerary that takes you on an overland adventure through three of Central America’s countries: Mexico, Guatemala and Belize. Starting and ending in Playa del Carmen in Mexico, you head to the great Mayan site of Chichén Itzá. This is Mexico’s largest collection of Mayan ruins with the iconic Kukulkan Pyramid as its centrepiece. More Mayan sites follow on this Central America holiday, including Palenque which is surrounded by monkey filled jungles, also in Mexico, and then Tikal National Park, over the border in Guatemala. Tikal is the largest excavated Mayan site in the Americas. Guatemala also boasts spectacular ... Read more >
From £1,143 excluding flights
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