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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 £2,790 excluding flights

Coast to Coast self guided walk in England

This fabulous fortnight of walking in Wordsworth and Wainwright country takes you on a 300km trail from the Irish Sea to the North Sea via the hillsides of the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales. Family-owned hotels, guesthouses and traditional B&B’s and pubs help you follow a path from coast to coast as your walk takes in some of northern England’s quintessential natural landscapes and traditional cultural heritage. Luggage transfers, route notes and emergency contact details increase confidence levels for self guided walkers wishing to enjoy the experience rather than endure an uphill slog. Daily distances are manageable and not too strenuous although there will be a fair bit of hill ... Read more >
From £1,030 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

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 £2,890 excluding flights
Late availability on these dates: 29 Jan, 04 Mar, 18 Mar, 01 Apr, 15 Apr

Self guided cycling holiday in Brittany, France

This self guided cycling holiday in Brittany is a week long journey around some of France’s most underrated and simply stunning Atlantic landscapes. Starting and ending in the pretty port of St Malo, we suggest the itinerary below as a way to explore the Celtic heritage and traditional villages of Brittany. The level of cycling on this route below is easy to moderate. We can also organise electric bike hire for you, at an additional cost. As you will discover on this cycling holiday, the local language is Breton which you will see on signposts and buildings, and local people are very proud of their cultural heritage. Great sights along the way include the medieval town of Dinan, the ... Read more >
From £960 excluding flights

Snowman trek in Bhutan

This Snowman Trek holiday in Bhutan is a 27 day, small group tour of one of the most magnificent trekking routes in the world. Trek down the Himalayan spine between Bhutan and Tibet, crossing no less than eleven mountain passes, all of which have an elevation of more than 4500m. With full support, porters and camping along the way, we will also traverse five mountain passes exceeding 5000m, such as Karakachu La and Loju La. This iconic trek takes you through the Lunana District, which feels like its own mountain kingdom, given its remote location dotted with stunning traditional villages such as Laya and Thanza. It simply feels like an honour walking through such rarely visited terrain, ... Read more >
From £5,490 excluding flights

China, Tibet and Nepal tour

Journey from Beijing to Kathmandu by way of the Terracotta Army in Xi’an and the holy city of Lhasa on this superb small group holiday through China, Tibet and Nepal. Every day brings incredible new sights to enthrall, as you cover the history and traditions of three very distinct countries. To begin, China. Unmissable highlights include the legendary Forbidden City with its myriad palaces and pavilions, as well as Tiananmen Square and the Summer Palace. You’ll watch an amazing Chinese acrobat show, which is a true feat of artistry, and walk a stretch of the Great Wall itself, before moving onto Xi’an with its mighty Terracotta warriors. Besides exploring the big-name locations, you’ll ... Read more >
From £2,990 excluding flights

Cycling holidays in Burgundy, France

This week long cycling holiday in Burgundy is a small group tour, with a guide taking you over gently rolling hills, through quiet villages, vineyards and veritable French rural idylls. The pace on this cycling holiday is gentle, as is the flow of the Burgundy canal which we follow at many points, and which is also our home for the week, staying on a private, custom built barge. The barge is a lovely restoration of a working sailing barge, with ensuite facilities on a twin share basis. They are compact but cute, with split level beds. There are limited cabins if you are travelling solo, but do request these in advance, and a supplement applies. As part of this cycling holiday we will ... Read more >
From £890 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 $7,950 excluding flights
Late availability on these dates: 07 Mar

Amalfi Coast moderate walking holiday, Italy

Beginning with a few days in the beautiful surrounds of Amalfi itself, this small group walking holiday on the Amalfi Coast takes you through some of the region’s most jaw-dropping landscapes. Wander through fragrant groves of citrus and vineyards, bask in what many (rightly) consider to be the finest sea views in the world, and explore a renowned nature reserve. See the 11th century ruins of Europe’s oldest paper factories, the fascinating remains of Pompeii, and a palace built by a Roman emperor on Capri. Stroll through gardens so beautiful they’ll take your breath away, enjoy gelatos by the seashore in peaceful fishing villages, and take a dip in the natural spring of a historic Roman ... Read more >
From £1,080 excluding flights

La Gomera self guided walking, Canary Islands

La Gomera, one of the smallest and most ecologically diverse of the Canary Islands, is the setting for this week-long self guided walking tour. Hike anti clockwise around the island from the port of San Sebastian, staying in hotels, historic manor houses and family-run pensions within reach of superb traditional restaurants. On daily routes designed to provide a challenge without being too demanding, you’ll enjoy the raw coastal scenery of La Gomera, as well as the wonderfully atmospheric cloud forest in Garanjoy National Park and other fragile landscapes. You might spend some time wandering the tiny pottery workshops of El Cercado, explore the lush ‘hidden’ valley of Imada, or climb to ... Read more >
From £800 excluding flights

Spitsbergen cruise to the Arctic

On this incredible Arctic cruise you’ll explore the High Arctic islands of Spitsbergen, part of the Svalbard archipelago and only 600 miles from the North Pole. This rugged landscape of glaciers, ice caps and sprawling tundra is home to 3,500 people and covers an area roughly equivalent to the Republic of Ireland. The fantastic variety of wildlife is the main attraction here. Once popular with whalers and trappers, it’s now tourists who come to this unspoilt wilderness to view enormous marine bird colonies, as well as polar bears, reindeers, arctic foxes and walruses. You’ll sleep in a comfortable cabin on a small expedition cruise ship called the Polar Pioneer, along with a group of ... Read more >
From US $ 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 £1,990 excluding flights
Late availability on these dates: 25 Mar

Danube cycling holiday, self guided

This Danube cycling holiday is self guided, along this iconic river, starting in Germany and cycling through Austria, Slovakia and finally Hungary. The first eight days of the trip are cycling through Austria, taking in beautiful landscapes such as the vineyards and villages of Wachau, with its truly romantic scenery of vineyards and quaint villages, or Donauauen National Park . As well as the great cities of Linz and Vienna. Other great cities along the Danube that you visit include Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia and Budapest, the capital of Hungary, where you finish your journey. Cycling along the natural artery that links these fascinating countries gives you time to not only take ... Read more >
From £1,295 excluding flights

National Parks hiking holiday in America

Our National Parks hiking holiday in America is a small group tour, following a carefully crafted itinerary that takes you to some of Western USA’s greatest national parks, with some additional treats thrown into this wonderful mix of natural heritage. The hiking on this trip is not too tough, although eight out of our fourteen days do have guided treks through dramatic and unforgettable terrain. There are plenty of rest days built in, some of them a necessity as we travel from one national park to the next, using private transport. Our hiking highlights along the way include Mount Washburn (3120m) in Yellowstone National Park, where the geysers, waterfalls, boiling mud pots and ... Read more >
From £3,090 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 £695 excluding flights

California walking tour, John Muir Trail

Spanning almost 340km, the John Muir Trail is a favourite among hikers seeking isolation amid epic scenery. The majority of this epic route runs through High Sierra wilderness and backcountry, and it also takes in sections of the Yosemite, Kings Canyon and Sequoia national parks. Daily hikes will range from 10-24km, and as this trip runs for 23 days, experience of multiday hiking is essential. You’ll also need to be fit enough to carry everything you need on your back, although regular food resupplies will be provided, sometimes brought into camp by mule! Assume pack weights of around 20kg. Over the course of the trip, you’ll ascend an average of around 600m each day, but walking is done ... Read more >
From £3,090 excluding flights

Cycling holiday in Umbria, Italy

This cycling holiday in Umbria is an independent, self guided trip following the itinerary below which wends its way through this stunning green heart of Italy, connecting two of its most exquisite cities. We will organise your luggage transfers for you, as well as your accommodation in charming, locally owned three or four star hotels in Umbria. There is no shortage of beautiful places to stay, all perfect for your cycling trip through historic gems such as Assisi, Perugia, Spoleto and Terni”. You may want to extend your trip and take a day to relax in all of these spots, all boasting world renowned cultural heritage, architecture and art treasures. Many of them feeling utterly unchanged ... Read more >
From £970 excluding flights

West Highland Way walking holiday, Scotland

The majority of the 150km West Highland Way, across the southwestern section of the Scottish Highlands, will be followed on this tailor made eight day holiday north of the border. Detailed route notes and emergency contact details aid confidence as you embark on an adventure into the Scottish Highlands where lochs, hills and forests feature heavily in between Highland hotels and guesthouses, hand-picked for character, warmth and genial hosts. As one of the best-loved walking trails in the British Isles this week away will introduce you to all manner of natural highlights starting from the village of Drymen, outside of Glasgow, and completing at Fort William, close to the base of Ben ... Read more >
From £650 excluding flights

Madagascar adventure holiday, 21 days

Madagascar is the world’s fourth largest island and about the size of France. Isolated from Africa millions of years ago it has evolved an incredibly rich ecology and landscape that is as bizarre as it is unique. Home to one of the richest ecosystems on earth, you will be in awe of its quirky lemurs and endemic varieties of Baobab trees. Madagascar is "home" to nearly one-quarter of all the flowering plants in Africa. It also boasts ninety percent of the known species of lemur and half the world's population of chameleons. Marvel at the diverse landscapes, from lush tropical rainforest to semi arid and jagged limestone pinnacles. The local people, who are descendants of seafarers from the ... Read more >
From £2,650 excluding flights
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