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Antarctic Peninsula cruises, activity-based

We offer both activity based itineraries as outlined below, and classic cruises. Please enquire for full information. Active Antarctica sailings depart on a selection of dates through the season - please contact us for details and departures. Antarctic Peninsula – varied adventure activities - wonderful wildlife - small ship cruise - experienced crew - informal atmosphere – comfy cabins – delicious food – beautiful scenery – flexible activity programme Actively experience the fantastic landscapes and wildlife of Antarctica as you cruise on board our comfortable Antarctic expedition ship, MV Plancius. Kayak between looking icebergs for a uniquely peaceful and dramatic perspective of ... Read more >
From £8,980 excluding flights

Antarctic cruise and hiking in Chile

This month long odyssey combines hiking the stunning highlights of contrasting Chilean landscapes with a small ship active expedition cruise to the remote Antarctic Peninsula. Torres del Paine National Park - Atacama Desert – Antarctic Peninsula – comfortable accommodation - hike in breathtaking scenery - soak in hot springs - expert guides – exclusive itinerary - responsibly operated - small ship - activity-based Antarctic cruise Traverse three contrasting environments, each offering unique highlights and staggering scenery. Discover the surprisingly beautiful diversity of the Atacama, from sand dunes to hot springs. Hike in the world-renowned Torres del Paine National Park, past ... Read more >
From £13,725 excluding flights

Picos inn to inn walking holiday in Spain

Picos de Europa - beautiful mountain scenery - charming village inns - ancient pathways - varied walking, inn to inn - self-guided walks - welcome briefing - local support - luggage transfers Pause the everyday and enjoy the stunning Picos de Europa mountains as you explore step-by-step. Pass through peaceful forests, along a dramatic gorge pathway and across high pastures below a curtain of mountains. Soaring vultures and the clang of cowbells accompany you as you traverse all three provinces of the area - Leon, Asturias and Cantabria. Days are well-paced, with maps and walking notes provided. Your bags are transported ahead of you each day to await your arrival. Suitable for most ... Read more >
From £1,275 excluding flights

Galapagos holiday cruise options

This is a selection of our favourite Galapagos vessels. We prefer smaller-sized Galapagos boats (16-20 passengers), with an emphasis on first rate naturalist guides, great itineraries, and sustainably run operations. All of our vessels allow you to enjoy walking, swimming, and snorkelling to get close to the varied wildlife (sea kayaking is often possible also). We work with these, and other boats, usually as part of a longer tailor made holiday, often including Ecuador's mainland, Peru or elsewhere in South America. Contact us to discuss your ideas and get a personalised proposal. Seaman Journey Galapagos Cruise From: £4,070 (per week) ex flights Graded: First Class Catamaran Seaman ... Read more >
From £2,835 excluding flights

Self drive holiday in Costa Rica, Pacific Coast

Self-drive off the beaten track - skip the crowded areas for lesser-visited corners - exceptional wildlife watching opportunities - surfing, snorkeling and hiking available - relax on peaceful Pacific beaches - visit Carlos' cacao plantation - stay in handpicked lodges which guarantee a warm welcome This self-drive Costa Rica holiday steers you away from the obvious shortlist of highlights. Skip the crowded and commercialised areas like Monteverde, Arenal and Manuel Antonio is favour of little-visited corners. Head into the cloudforest, not the over-developed Monteverde reserve, but the quieter San Gerardo, realm of the Resplendent quetzal. Continue on to the unspoilt Osa Peninsula for ... Read more >
From £3,895 excluding flights

Atacama and Patagonia hiking holiday

Get off the beaten track in the Atacama Desert and Torres del Paine National Park. Climb an active volcano, cycle through salt flats and soak in hot springs. Head into Torres del Paine National Park to hike the most iconic trails, or explore quieter corners. Explore the fantastic, contrasting landscapes of the Atacama Desert and Patagonia: in depth, on foot. Spend as much time as possible in the open air of the Atacama, seeing the people, wildlife and scenery with the help of your expert guide. Sleep in comfortable 'yurts' in Paine, set in a private reserve just outside the park. Enjoy a hot meal and a warm bed at the end of each day. Read more >
From £4,595 excluding flights

Spain self drive holiday, Rioja & Pyrenees

Bilbao – La Rioja - Pyrenees Mountains – Barcelona – Ordesa National Park - Aigües Tortes – self drive freedom - premium small hotels - privately guided excursions - vineyards and great cuisine - active exploration A handmade self-drive holiday showing off the best of the Pyrenees from Bilbao to Barcelona. Stay in a series of premium small hotels with lots of character. Get under the skin of the authentic Spain with private guiding in La Rioja, the Pyrenees and Barcelona. Walk in the stunning landscapes of the Pyrenees as you explore two of Spain’s oldest national parks on foot. Start your holiday with time in the cities of Bilbao and Logrono, end with time in the great city of ... Read more >
From £2,280 excluding flights

Family skiing holiday in Pyrenees

Perfect for the family (or couple) looking to learn or to improve their skills in a relaxed, quiet and unpretentious resort. Enjoy the beautiful Spanish Pyrenees, uncrowded slopes & lifts and relaxed skiing. Fill up on hearty regional cuisine and sleep soundly in your stylish rural hotel. Private ski lessons are available & the slopes are suitable for all ages & abilities. Dedicated contact on hand to help you get the most from your holiday, on and off the slopes. Read more >
From £900 excluding flights

Aracena Hills walking holiday in Andalucia, Spain

Sierra de Aracena - whitewashed villages - ancient pathways - olive groves - river valleys - chestnut and cork oak forests - self-guided walks - welcome meeting - friendly hosts - delicious food - local produce - small characterful inns. Walk a route exclusive to us, through a little-known corner of Andalucía, following quiet paths from village to village through forests and hills. Enjoy well-paced days, with maps and walking notes provided, and relax as your bags are delivered ahead for you each day. Stay in comfortable village inns and hotels with tasty fresh food and a warm Andalucían welcome. Read more >
From £1,145 excluding flights

Picos family adventure holiday, Spain

Picos de Europa - rugged mountains - sandy beaches - green valleys - canyoning - walking - canoeing - biking by the sea - culture - relax. A relaxed and fun family holiday in the spectacular Picos de Europa. Ideal for families with children of roughly 9-15 years age. Enjoy a unique variety of scenery and activities within a few short miles. Explore with the help of our own private guides to help you find your feet and make the most of your time. Experience beautiful beaches, high mountains and peaceful valleys, whilst enjoying fun activities including canyoning, walking, canoeing and mountain biking. Read more >
From £1,290 excluding flights

Peru and Galapagos adventure holiday

hike to mountainous temple ruins - Machu Picchu in the afternoon light - snorkel with sea lions - tales of conquest and human sacrifice - relax on deck as you cruise the islands - hike over fossilised lava flow Combine two once-in-a-lifetime experiences at a balanced pace. Walk the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu over 4 days, avoiding the crowds, and get the most from colonial Cusco, the Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu with your local guide. Then spend 8 days on a comfortable yacht cruise around the unique Galapagos Islands, maximising your wildlife experience with walks, snorkelling and kayaking. The Inca Trail involves high altitudes but the walking pace is very relaxed with rest stops and ... Read more >
From £6,540 excluding flights

Nicaragua walking tour holiday

Virgin Rainforest – Local Colour - Abundant Wildlife – Volcano Hiking - Colonial Towns – Expert Private Guides – Cloud Forest - Luxury Beach Ending. Explore one of the safest, friendliest and yet least visited countries in Latin America. Enjoy a mixture of colonial towns, volcanoes, islands and beaches and learn about this rich and varied land with your private guides. Relax in comfort with charming colonial hotels and luxurious lodges as you visit a country as yet barely touched by tourism. This holiday is not particularly active, mostly it involves relatively easy walking but conditions can be hot. There are various rest days. More challenging hikes are available. Read more >
From £2,725 excluding flights

Ecuador and Galapagos wildlife holiday

Amazon Jungle – Galapagos Islands – Andean Cloudforest – Diverse Habitats - Fearless Wildlife – Charming Lodges - Indigenous Culture - choice of cruise vessel - tailored to suit you. This trip puts you right at the heart of three of Ecuador's precious ecosystems. Stay further up the river than the other Amazon lodges, sleep next to a river in the heart of the cloudforest in a sustainable lodge and explore the Galapagos more extensively on a week long live-aboard cruise. Wildlife encounters range from caiman, river otters and capybaras in the jungle to toucans, hummingbirds and cock of the rocks in Mindo and the boobies, iguanas and penguins of the Galapagos. Not a bad way to spend three ... Read more >
From £6,862 excluding flights

Andalucia walking & self drive holiday, Spain

Lovely Seville – remote Aracena – Moorish Granada - dramatic Alpujarras – Cabo de Gata – great cities - high mountains – white villages - sandy beaches - delicious food – boutique hotels - private guiding - flexible itinerary - Explore the diversity of Andalucia as you travel from west to east across the region - Explore colourful Seville, with its elegant cathedral and winding streets bursting with authentic tapas corners - Walk in the high hills and whitewashed villages of the Aracena Natural Park - Wander through beautiful and historic Granada, discovering its Arabic legacy and the stunning Alhambra Palace - Hike amongst the olive and almond trees in the tranquil eastern mountains ... Read more >
From £1,945 excluding flights

Galapagos activity & wildlife holiday, land based

land based exploration – responsible tourism – tailor-made - comfortable hotels – spectacular scenery – fearless wildlife – carefully paced – cultural interaction – off the beaten track - kayak and snorkel - bike and paddle board Start your holiday with a day in the company of a local in Quito for an excellent introduction to the country as a whole. Avoid the cruise boats and explore the Galapagos on this comprehensive land-based stay. Visit five different islands for encounters with the emblematic wildlife: sea lions, iguanas, giant tortoises, blue-footed boobies, and much more. Get active as you explore on foot, by bike, kayak and with snorkel to get close to the animals. Get a more ... Read more >
From £4,240 excluding flights

Costa Rica and Nicaragua self drive holiday

Combine private guiding with self drive independence on this tailor made holiday to Nicaragua and Costa Rica. Private guides introduce you to Nicaragua’s little visited highlights: pretty, colonial Granada, and the beautiful and unique Ometepe Island. After crossing the border, head into Guanacaste in northern Costa Rica and pristine volcanic rainforest. Stay at an excellent base for soft adventure such as zip lining, biking and tubing, with its own hot springs and thermal rivers. Compare the authenticity of Nicaragua with the comforts of Costa Rica. Experience a heady combination of volcanoes, islands, culture and wildlife. Contrast the challenges of Nicaragua’s recent history ... Read more >
From £3,130 excluding flights

Tailormade holiday in Peru, Inca Trail & Amazon

If you want to reach Machu Picchu on foot via the iconic Inca Trail, there's a right way to do it and a wrong way. This is the right way; hike without the crowds, staying in quieter and lesser-used campsites and arrive at Machu Picchu in the afternoon, when the light is actually at its best and the site at its calmest. Enjoy all of this in some comfort: with porters, guides, good hotels and fully supported camping. An extra night at Machu Picchu gives you plenty of time to revisit the sanctuary with your guide, whilst everyone else is getting the train out. Have dinner with a local family in the Sacred Valley and meet the weavers who exist away from the tourist glare. In Cusco your guide ... Read more >
From £5,330 excluding flights

Southern Peru tailor made holiday

Enjoy the highlights of southern Peru in style. Spot wildlife in the Amazon, explore Cusco and the Sacred Valley with your dedicated guide, walk the ONe Day Inca Trail to arrive on foot to Machu Picchu, relax as you travel to Suasi Island in Lake Titicaca. Highlights - Enjoy the stunning variety of Peru’s cultures, scenery and wildlife. - Walk the Royal (One Day) Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. - Explore Cusco, the Inca Trail and Machu Picchu with your dedicated local guide. - Delve deep into the Amazon to see amazing wildlife in virgin rainforest. - Cross the Altiplano to Lake Titicaca on a luxurious Orient Express train. - Stay in a remote but comfortable private island lodge on Lake ... Read more >
From £4,090 including domestic flights only
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