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Climb Mount Cotopaxi, Ecuador

Please note: due to volcanic activity on Cotopaxi Volcano it is currently not possible to summit, which is why we have re-designed this trip with a different summit. You climb three stunning peaks, learn mountaineering techniques and finish off your Ecuador adventure with a summit climb of beautiful Cayambe Volcano (5790m) This climbing trip, with no previous mountaineering experience required, offers an introduction to the glories of high altitude mountaineering (or for those who wish to extend their high altitude experience) whilst enjoying some of the most beautiful mountain scenery in the Andes. You climb three of Ecuador's impressive volcanoes: Pichincha (4,784 metres), Iliniza ... Read more >
From £1,062 excluding flights

Floreana Island wildlife tour, Galapagos Islands

Explore Floreana Island on Galapagos Islands – a remote, wild and adventurous holiday destination replete with wildlife, history and more. Floreana is the smallest of the inhabited islands but was the first to be populated, and is home to fantastic legends and histories. You can discover the history, tales of piracy and subterfuge, and enjoy unmatched and unspoiled contact with the wildlife on Floreana, the most relaxed and laid back in the Galapagos. Even the turtles, sea lions and rays you encounter while snorkeling here seem to adhere to the ‘slow’ tourism practiced here. NOTE: Floreana makes a perfect extension to any Galapagos cruise or hotel-based trip. The starting point for this ... Read more >
From £755 excluding flights

Peru Amazon Rainforest family adventure

Peru's Amazon rainforest is the perfect adventure playground for families looking for an educational and exciting holiday. Available any time, our family programmes for kids - choose from 3, 4, 5 day or longer itineraries - focus on being educational and entertaining at the same time, and suitable for both children and their parents. Kids can explore trails around the comfortable eco-lodge, following the story of a six year old girl living in the rain forest called Ania. Adults are welcome to join, but can choose to do other activities while the children learn more about the rainforest with their own specialist guides. Thanks to the lodge's accessibility, excellent wildlife, cultural ... Read more >
From £675 excluding flights

Toro Toro National Park tour, Bolivia

The stunning Toro Toro National Park is still an off the beaten track destination in Bolivia and well worth a visit. Its highlights include some of the best preserved dinosaur footprints in South America, as well as stunning geological formations from an era long gone. The tour starts and end in the city of Cochabamba and makes for a perfect 3 day add on to any Bolivia trip. On this tour you will visit breathtaking view points, explore fascinating rock formations at "Ciudad Itas", enter the enormous Umajalanta cave and hike into one of many canyons in the region, the Vergel Canyon. It is an active itinerary but can be tailor made to be less active if preferred. It's perfect for those ... Read more >
From £408 excluding flights

Guyana trekking holiday

On this 16 day trekking tour you have the opportunity to experience the pristine rainforest and abundant wildlife of Guyana, whilst trekking through superb virgin rain forest. We start the trip with a 3 day supported trek to Kaiteur Falls - tallest single drop waterfall in the world, and then continue the adventure with a 6 day supported trek to the top of Mount Roraima in Venezuela. Kaieteur Falls, which was first seen by a European on April 29, 1870, is situated in the heart of Guyana on the Potaro River, a tributary of the Essequibo. The water of Kaieteur, one of the world's natural wonders, flows over a sandstone conglomerate tableland into a deep gorge - a drop of 822 feet, 5 times ... Read more >
From £3,437 excluding flights

Ecuador ecolodge, Napo Wildlife Center

The Napo Wildlife Center is a fabulous, luxurious eco-lodge in the heart of Amazonian Ecuador. Departures Mondays and Fridays, all year round. The lodge is just a part of a large conservation project that includes the conservation of approximately 52,000 acres (over 21,400 hectares) of the most pristine Amazon Rain Forest within the Yasunì National Park. This is an important biosphere reserve and the largest tract of tropical rain forest in Ecuador. The Lodge is located by the Anangucocha lake, within the ancestral lands of the Anangu Quichua community and was built in conjunction with EcoEcuador, a non-profit organization dedicated to conservation efforts in Ecuador. The architecture ... Read more >
From £1,133 including domestic flights only

Wilds of Tambopata tour, Peru

Visit the Tambopata Candamo jungle reserve, a pristine area of Amazon rainforest, with excellent opportunities for wildlife watching. Among several highlights is the overnight visit to the Chuncho macaw lick in the neighbouring Bahuaja-Sonene National Park. Here, thousands of macaws and parrots gather to eat the mineral-rich clay. The great advantage of Tambopata is that is accessible by a short flight from Lima or Cusco. After a fascinating journey up the Tambopata reserve where wildlife abounds, you find yourself deep into pristine Amazon rainforest teeming with life. Highlights include the macaw clay lick, where hundreds of birds gather at dawn in an amazing spectacle, forest walks, ... Read more >
From £478 excluding flights

Photography holiday in Bolivia

This photographic safari is run in conjunction with Bruce Percy, renowned landscape photographer. He has visited and photographed South America many times and has the knowledge to help you make the most of this photographic safari. Starting in San Pedro in northern Chile, we head out into the vast southern deserts of Bolivia to enjoy the starkly beautiful landscapes of this dramatic desert wilderness. The Salar de Uyuni is one of the natural marvels of South America. This immense salt lake lies amid the stark landscapes of the windswept desert of the southern Altiplano. The intensely clear air combines with deep blue skies and the brilliant white salt to create a fantastic spectacle. ... Read more >
From £5,245 excluding flights

Chile activity tour

Enjoy an all-inclusive multi activity trip in the spectacular setting of the Puelo Valley in Chile’s Lake District. Our lodge produces its own electricity and forms the ideal hub for families and adventure seekers. A choice of activities that include kayak, treks, and horse rides await, as well as the comfort of the Lodge. Away from it all, on the shores of Lake Tagua Tagua, will be a once in a lifetime experience in the Lake District. There is nothing for you to think about, as transfers from Puerto Montt airport in southern Chile are included, as is full board. Other activities which can be arranged include rafting, floating and fly fishing. Excursions can also be catered to suit ... Read more >
From £1,090 excluding flights

Maquipucuna cloud forest lodge, Ecuador

This ecotourism cloud forest lodge is only 80kms from Quito, yet in another world. Three days at Maquipucuna gives plenty of time to fully immerse yourself in the Ecuadorian cloud forest where the lodge is located. Not just a lodge, however, Maquipucuna Reserve has a scientific research centre benefitting from the 15,000 acres of forest that it owns. And no ordinary forest either, but part of the Choco Andean Bioregion, one of the world’s leading biodiversity hotspots. Not surprisingly, therefore, it is flora and fauna rich, and guides can take you hiking or biking through the forest in search of its bevy of birdlife, including toucanets and cock-of-the-rock. Other wildlife includes ... Read more >
From £271 excluding flights

Bolivia salt lakes, lagunas & volcanoes holiday

Visit the stunning Salt Flats of Uyuni, in Bolivia. Travel with more comfort on a route that differs from basic, standard itineraries and helps you to explore off the beaten track corners of this beautiful part of Bolivia. Starting in Uyuni we head out into the vast southern desert in our four wheel drive vehicle to enjoy the starkly beautiful landscapes of this dramatic desert wilderness. Tours end back in Uyuni, or, if you prefer, in San Pedro de Atacama, Chile. This 3 day trip runs as weekly small group departures, but we can also tailor-make a variety of itineraries, depending on your preferred starting and finishing points anywhere in Bolivia or Chile, the activities you would like ... Read more >
From £520 excluding flights

Peru Amazon family adventure with teenagers

Even the most active of Teen's and families will love our Peruvian Amazon rainforest adventure holiday. Designed with adventurous teens in mind - choose from 3, 4, 5 day or longer itineraries - the days and nights bring families up close to wildlife in exciting and varied fashions. Thanks to the lodge's accessibility, excellent wildlife, cultural impact and comfortable accommodation, it is ideal for your adventurous Amazon jungle holiday. A la carte activities mean you can pick and mix your activities during your stay and there is a great variety on offer for teenage travellers - and their grown ups! Nature experience is all around, but you can get active too, with biking, kayaking, SUP ... Read more >
From £675 excluding flights

Galapagos cruises

The Galapagos Islands represent one of the best holiday destinations in the world. A week on a Galapagos cruise brings you to other worldly islands, with stunning volcanic landscapes and coasts where wildlife abounds, with many species indigenous to the Galapagos. Wherever you go you will be astounded by the natural beauty here. Every day is different, the archipelago comprising over fifty volcanic islands. You can choose your yacht, details below, according to your budget and also the itinerary that appeals best. Although we do have a selection of other boats, so do chat with us about other options. Each yacht covers two different, week long itineraries, as there is so much to choose ... Read more >
From £1,995 excluding flights

Cloudforest holiday to Manu National Park

Our 7 day (Wednesday departures) or 9 day (Friday departures) lodge and camping hut tours take you from Cuzco to the very heart of the Manu National Park and into another world. Manu, situated in Peru's remote south-eastern corner, protects some of the world's most important jungle wilderness. Not only is it the country's largest tropical rainforest reserve, it also boasts two other distinct ecosystems: cloud forest (home to the bright red cock-of-the-rock and the rare spectacled bear) and puna (a high altitude tundra-like environment). Accessible from Cuzco by road and river or light aircraft, this unique biosphere reserve covers an area of nearly five million acres and has become ... Read more >
From £1,367 excluding flights

Amazon photography holiday, Peru

Combine Peru's Amazon rainforest with a photographic workshop, take stunning pictures while enjoying an exciting wildlife holiday. You are tutored and guided by photographic tour leader Jeff Cremer while staying at three different eco-lodges in the Tambopata region. The tours are all-inclusive and open to all comers - we provide professional grade photography equipment and you are taught how to combine science, nature and technology to create art. Jeff deals with the photography while professional jungle guides travel too, spotting wildlife and explaining the rainforest and its ecosystem. Workshops include a mix of in-the-field instruction as well as some formal classroom, teaching and ... Read more >
From £2,057 excluding flights

Ecuador small group tour

An eight day organised tour in three or four star comfort that shows you the main highlights in Ecuador. Departing every month from Quito in Ecuador. We get close to the conical, snow-capped peaks of Cotopaxi and Chimborazo and swoop down through the Cajas National Park to sea level. We take the breathtaking Devil’s Nose rail ride, negotiating a series of switchbacks, plus many museums and vistas in between. Stunning land of stunning people The friendly people are as intriguing as landscapes, and colourful markets, Inca ruins at Ingapirca and comfy hotels line your route. We visit national parks and UNESCO sites, shop at Indian markets and explore Quito on this guaranteed small group ... Read more >
From £1,292 excluding flights

Horse riding in Ecuador

Our horse rides in Ecuador offer breathtaking scenery through volcano lined valleys. Our English local partner has been leading horse riding tours in Ecuador since 1996. The tours have been featured in major publications and are highly recommended in the major guide books. From her farm in the foothills of snow-capped Antisana volcano just outside Quito, we offer a range of short riding tours for riders of all levels of ability and experience. Longer rides, set date departure rides and rides between luxurious historic haciendas are also available. There is something for everyone - families, small groups, singles and couples. See below for details of our group departures, prices based on ... Read more >
From £2,863 excluding flights

Sea kayaking in Patagonia, Chile

Our 6 day seakayak trip combines adventure, freedom and challenge in the remote and beautiful setting of the Northern Patagonian Fjords. Southwards from Puerto Montt, Chile breaks up into countless islands, with deep fjords where the sea touches the Andes. Cutting deeply into the granite peaks of the coastal Andes, the Quintupeu and Cahuelmo Fjords provide the most spectacular and accesible paddling experience in Northern Patagonia. Our expert local guides will paddle with you into this fabulous area. We paddle through unforgettable surroundings, surrounded by verdant forests of giant native trees, cascading waterfalls plunging directly into the fjords, mountains cliffs soaring out of ... Read more >
From £1,633 excluding flights

Cordillera Vilcanota high altitude lodge trek, Peru

Our breathtaking trek in the Cordillera Vilcanota, Peru, takes you to see the unique, multi-coloured "Rainbow Mountain" and is a must for trekking lovers who want home comforts at night. After a day spent hiking among the stunning Andes, you retire at night to our cosy lodges, run by the local Chillca community. You hike close to the highest and one of the most sacred mountains in the Cusco region, Ausangate, from which the local name of trek is taken - Camino del Apu Ausangate. The Apu is the bearer of life and the guardian of one of the pristine mountain ecosystems you will visit. On day 4 you will reach the Vinicunca Pass, also nick-named the "Rainbow Mountain", with its amazing ... Read more >
From £1,280 excluding flights

Galapagos tailor made adventure holiday

For independent-minded travellers who like to explore - Essential Galapagos Islands is a new way to visit Ecuador's famous archipelago. We've focused on Isabela and Santa Cruz and and you have nine days to discover these islands, two of the Galapagos' best, with volcano hikes, great snorkelling and adventure guaranteed. We mix free time with day group trips, so you can get to see the best of the remote sites with a licensed guide. With your free time, you can make your own way to certain sites by foot, bike or kayak - whatever you want. All the while you stay in cosy hotels to help you make the most of your visit without breaking the bank. The itinerary is completely flexible and we ... Read more >
From £2,032 excluding flights
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