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Best of Costa Rica tour

From our well-appointed lodges we are led from the dense rainforest and beaches along the Caribbean coast to the cloud forests of the highlands. We hope to spot sea turtles while on the canals at Tortuguero, enjoy impressive birdlife in Monteverde Cloud Forest and the flawless silhouette of the Arenal Volcano. Please note: This itinerary is not exclusive to the operator and is subject to change due to weather conditions and circumstances beyond our control. It should be used as a guide only. Group size for this trip is a maximum of 20, however services for the first section of the trip in Tortuguero can have a larger group size in peak season. Transfers in busses can have up to 50 people ...Read more >
From £1,100 excluding flights

Mont Blanc walking holiday

This small group Mont Blanc walking holiday takes you on one of the world’s most incredible treks – the historic Tour du Mont Blanc – along with a crew of likeminded fellow travellers and an experienced bilingual mountain guide. Starting in France’s Chamonix Valley, this walking holiday takes in incredible landscapes, from enormous glaciers, to craggy mountain passes, to deep green valleys, to pretty alpine villages. You’ll pass through both Italy and Switzerland on a horseshoe-shaped route that takes you around the Mont Blanc massif, with plenty of time to enjoy the good life along the way, including time spent at the charming villages of La Fouly and Trient. Your main luggage is ...Read more >
From £790 excluding flights

La Palma Walking holiday

La Palma is the most north-westerly and the fifth largest of the seven main Canary Islands. Its highest mountain is the Roque de los Muchachos at 2,426 metres, being the second highest of the peaks of the Canaries only to the Teide massif on Tenerife. The north of the island is dominated by the giant Caldera de Taburiente. In the centre of the island is the Caldera de Taburiente National Park, noted for its biodiversity as well as its size. Like the rest of the Canary islands, the origin of La Palma is volcanic. On the south-east part of the Caldera rim is the dramatic viewpoint of La Cumbrecita; accessible by vehicle, and it affords spectacular vistas into the interior of the Caldera.To ...Read more >
From £650 excluding flights

Annapurna trekking holidays

This Annapurna trekking holiday contrasts the crisp mountain air and neverending vistas of the Annapurna Range with the dense green jungles of Chitwan National Park. After a day exploring Kathmandu, you’ll take a flight to Pokhara to begin your trek. You’ll walk through woods, along valleys and past traditional Hindu Villages, and spend the night in eco lodges or private campsites, all of which afford sweeping views over the landscape. After finishing your trek you’ll head to Chitwan National Park for adventure of a different kind – staying in huts at a jungle lodge and spending your days in search of wildlife on foot and by jeep. Species found in the national park include tigers, ...Read more >
From £1,340 excluding flights

Manaslu Circuit trekking holiday in Nepal

This epic three week trekking holiday in Nepal will help you reach new heights, in every sense. The inimitable form of Mount Manaslu shadows the Buddhist villages and sub-tropical forests, close to Tibet, from a summit of 8167m, making it the seventh tallest mountain on the planet. You're invited to trek to the high altitude Base Camp at 4500m where expeditions will usually start their ascent. Although this area of Nepal has been open to trekking parties for quite some time it still receives far fewer visitors than the Annapurna and Everest regions. And therein lies its charm. The Manaslu Circuit is best approached after exploring in the streets of Kathmandu and along the banks of the ...Read more >
From £2,190 excluding flights

Ancient Greece walking holiday

Viewing the spectacular monasteries of Meteora, perched high on precipitous rock formations in central Greece, has to be one of the great travel experiences in Europe. The monasteries appear to be suspended in the air due to hermit monks choosing to build on such a remote site atop of ancient rock pinnacles that have weathered away over time. At sunrise and sunset, the light intensifies the dramatic landscape, whilst walking beneath the soaring heights offers a true appreciation of the scale of the monasteries and the dexterity of the builders who risked their life to produce the magnificent structures. On this self guided walking itinerary a few days are set aside to explore this centre of ...Read more >
From £730 excluding flights

Isle of Man coastal path walking holiday

This is a walking challenge of approximately 100 miles / 161 km around the Manx Isle. Called the 'Raad ny Foillan' which translates to 'The Way of the Gull', people have been walking segments of this trail for hundreds of years and was first written about as a walk in 1874. It was however in 1986 that the Way was inaugurated at Peel, the cultural heart of the island, and has changed little since. Starting at the Island's largest town, Douglas, the route quickly leaves the built up area behind and follows a quiet coastal road that becomes a cliff top trail towards Castletown. There are tiny glens and bays on the way. From Castletown the route passes around the southern point of the island ...Read more >
From £805 excluding flights

Hanoi to Luang Prabang cycling holiday, Laos and Vietnam

Join a small group of fellow cyclists on this unique itinerary through Vietnam and Laos. Taking in areas far from the beaten track as well as must-see landmarks such as the Ho Chi Minh Complex and Temple of Literature of Hanoi, you’ll ride at a relaxed pace through nature reserves, riverside and mountainous communities, overnighting at homestays in remote yet welcoming villages. Depart from Hanoi, after a hospitable meal with a local family, on a comfortable, geared bike, and head out first of all to the attractive Ba Vi National Park. Expect some long rides, up to 75 kilometres, through wild landscapes. The going is never too tough however, and at the end of each day there is something ...Read more >
From £1,750 excluding flights

Cultural holiday to Bhutan

This cultural holiday to Bhutan is perfect if you like to take in the local culture while keeping active. You’ll get to walk amongst the country’s dramatic peaks as well as engage with the local people and learn about Bhutan’s history. Your adventure kicks off in the peaceful Paro Valley, where you’ll visit the legendary Taktsang Monastery, supposedly one of the divine resting places of the Guru Ringpoche. Then you’ll drive through fantastic scenery to the Haa Valley, where you’ll trek to the Kila Gompa, a nunnery perched on a cliff face at 3500m. From here you’ll have stunning views of the Chomolhari Peak. After a night spent at a local farmhouse, you’ll hit the road again, driving ...Read more >
From £3,090 excluding flights

West Coast tours in America

Over 14 action-packed days, this small group tour takes in the best of America’s West Coast, visiting four states and six National Parks, from the ancient sequoias of Yosemite to the magnificent depths of the Grand Canyon. You’ll also spend time in two of the region’s most dynamic cities – Las Vegas and San Francisco. After a city tour of San Francisco, visiting iconic sights such as the Golden Gate Bridge, you’ll head to Yosemite National Park, exploring on foot to see the soaring cliffs of the Sierra Nevada Mountains and forests full of towering trees. Then it’s on to see the hot springs at Mammoth, before a whistle-stop visit to Death Valley, an area rich in spectacular desert scenery ...Read more >
From £2,990 excluding flights

Puglia self guided walking holiday

Puglia is a land forged in history by a mixture of civilisations and cultures. This enriching walking trip combines archaeological and architectural treasures, with hiking through valleys and along coastal paths surrounded by landscapes of red earth, olive groves and vineyards. See the unique dry stone cottages known as Trulli in intriguing Alberobello and the cave houses known as Sassi in Matera. Explore the enchanting maze of narrow streets in the 'white city' Ostuni, the seaside village of Otranto facing the Adriatic and visit the elegant Baroque city of Lecce.Read more >
From £930 excluding flights

Antarctic Peninsula holiday

This two week holiday to the Antarctic Peninsula crosses the legendary Drake Passage to and from the South Shetland Islands and the Southern Ocean. Crossing the Antarctic Convergence is a phenomenal and surreal feeling with opportunities to explore on land and at sea conjuring some outstanding glacial scenery and animal encounters. Humpback, Minke and Fin whales may all make an appearance at some point or another with albatrosses, penguins and petrels also bound to feature the closer we get to shore. Although an expedition to the Antarctic Peninsula is an experience in itself, this particular tour provides additional activities to keep you on your toes. Kayaking, snowshoeing, hiking and ...Read more >
From US $9,050 excluding flights

Aeolian Islands walking holiday in Sicily

To the north of the island of Sicily in the Tyrrhenian Sea is the beautiful Aeolian Archipelago, made up of 7 diverse islands including Lipari, Vulcano and Stromboli, whose active volcanic cone dominates the horizon. Dramatic cliffs and winding coastline, black beaches and thermal hot springs, a deep blue sea and charming port towns are all characteristic of this enchanting group of islands. Four days have been set aside to explore these islands on foot including a guided ascent of Stromboli (subject to conditions), where fiery lava eruptions occur a few times each hour, one of the sensational natural sights to see in Europe. The daily walks are interspersed with opportunities to relax on ...Read more >
From £930 excluding flights

Cordillera Real climbing holiday in Bolivia

This is the complete climbing trip to Bolivia. The towering white peaks of the Cordillera Real provide a majestic backdrop above the vast Bolivian altiplano. This is a spectacular alpine region ideally suited to anyone who is looking to undertake a series of classic mountaineering ascents in one of the world's finest alpine locations. To ensure sound acclimatisation we spend time in La Paz and the ‘Island of the Sun’ on Lake Titicaca before heading to the snow capped Cordillera Real, where we undertake 2 days of instruction with our experienced guides to prepare for the ascents. An excellent level of fitness is necessary to help ensure your summit ambitions as we undertake a series of ...Read more >
From £2,700 excluding flights

Everest region trek, Gokyo & the Renjo La

The perfect trek for those who wish to avoid the busier trails in the Everest region but still gain stunning views of Everest. Trekking slowly through Sherpa villages and yak pastures we emerge into the stunning Gokyo Valley with its beautiful lakes, and from where we ascend Gokyo Ri for one of the finest views of Everest and surrounding peaks including Cho Oyu in Tibet. From our remote high camp west of Gokyo we prepare for the highlight of the trek, the crossing of the Renjo La. The views of Everest are incredible as we weave our way to the top of the pass at 5400m, before our descent to Mirlung along a rarely trodden trail where we are unlikely to see other trekkers. Undeniably trekking ...Read more >
From £1,970 excluding flights

The Portuguese Way walking holiday

Considered the most spiritually connected pilgrimage route, following the path St James' body took to its resting place at the site of Santiago de Compostela, this quiet stage offers a wealth of history. From the lively city of Porto, set on the banks of the Douro River and famous for its port wine production, the journey north travels through small hamlets, past eucalyptus and pine woods, over ancient bridges and through larger market towns dating back to Roman times. Throughout the journey there are ample reminders of past pilgrims and the route offers many insights into the religious significance of the Camino. Visually stunning in parts, there are many advantages in walking the ...Read more >
From £1,420 excluding flights

Andros trail walking holiday in Greece

In 2012, a group of volunteers with a passion for the Cycladic island of Andros set about restoring and maintaining an ancient network of paths as a sustainable tourism project. Long before motorised transport, these old footpaths were the only way of travelling from village to village. As you walk along the well signposted route, the stonework and monuments are a testament to their historic legacy. Unspoilt beaches, classic coastal views and a multitude of natural features enrich the experience as you ascend mountain trails with sweeping vistas. At the end of the day, feast on typical Greek dishes at local tavernas and experience the warm hospitality of the island in handpicked ...Read more >
From £620 excluding flights

Jambay Lakhang festival holiday in Bhutan

This Bhutan cultural holiday takes place in October in order to coincide with Jambay Lhakhang Drup Festival which takes place at Jambay Lhakhang Temple in the Bumthang region of this great Himalayan Kingdom. This holiday starts in the Paro Valley, which is most famous for being home to the spectacular Tiger’s Nest or Taktsang Monastery but also the eponymous town where the impressive Rinpung Dzong fort can be seen for miles. Take in views of the Himalayas at many points along the way, including various mountain passes such as Dochu La which takes us into Central Bhutan, and where you can get wonderful views of Mt Gangar Punsum (7520m), the Kingdom’s highest mountain. On these ...Read more >
From £2,790 excluding flights

The Way of St James walking holiday in France

Traverse the centuries of time and the borders of Europe on the medieval pilgrim trail of Compostela. In the 9th century, the tomb of the apostle St James was unearthed in Compostela. The site became the focus of a pilgrim trail beginning in France, and crossing northern Spain to Santiago de Compostela. This journey, also known as the ‘Way of St James’ winds its way across borders, following in the footsteps of thousands of medieval pilgrims through the beautiful Sierras of Navarre and Aragon. The route passes a multitude of churches and monasteries, resembling a travelling museum of Romanesque art. Four stages of this historic trail are included in our self-guided walking programs. This ...Read more >
From £480 excluding flights

Germany walking holiday

Discover Germany's most popular region on the recently developed Rhine Trail (Rheinsteig). The Rhine Gorge stretches 65km along the river between Bingen and Koblenz in Germany and with its rich history, geological characteristics and unique culture it was understandably listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2002. The river has carved through the predominantly slate rock to produce dramatic cliffs up to 200m, the most famous of which is Loreley Rock. Dotted with castles, many of which were reduced to ruins during the Thirty Years War, and with the southern slopes covered by vineyards producing the famous riesling varietal, the region is as picturesque as it is fascinating. Walking ...Read more >
From £640 excluding flights