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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

Franklin River rafting holiday in Tasmania

Just the names of staging posts along the Franklin River evoke the adventures which lie ahead: Nasty Notch, the Churn, the Black Forest, and Newlands Cascades. No previous experience with a paddle is needed for this small group rafting holiday in Tasmania, but it sure won’t hurt. Led by professional guides who will bring the river and its stories to life as you go, you’ll travel as far as Sir John Falls, over tricky rapids as well as sublimely tranquil stretches of water. At night you’ll pitch up in campsites by the river, enjoying excellent food no matter how far you may be from civilization. While you eat, you can listen to the sounds of the river and the wildlife it supports, and enjoy ... Read more >
From £1,790 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 £980 excluding flights

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

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. Only open to trekking parties in the last few years, the Manaslu Circuit is best approached after acclimatisation in the streets of Kathmandu and along the banks of the Buri Gandakhi river. Trekkers will discover a fascinating blend of Himalayan and Tibetan culture, and natural diversity, around the ... Read more >
From £1,990 excluding flights
Late availability on these dates: 08 Oct

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 £780 excluding flights

Paine and Fitz Roy trek, trekking holiday

This Paine and Fitz Roy trek takes you to the sweeping grasslands, stark mountains, towering glaciers and secluded lakes of the Patagonian Andes. It’s an ideal trip for those who want to enjoy trekking through beautiful scenery, without wearing themselves out completely in the process. Your first destination is Los Glaciares National Park, where you’ll stay in comfortable accommodation and take a series of day treks around the park, including to the base of both Cerro Fitz Roy and Cerro Torre – jagged granite peaks that have inspired mountaineers the world over. You’ll also visit the world famous Perito Moreno Glacier, where there’s an opportunity to don crampons and go ice trekking. ... Read more >
From £4,290 excluding flights

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

Scottish Highlands walking holiday

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

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 £2,790 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 £940 excluding flights

Grand Randonnee walking holiday in Corsica, France

An ideal week-long hike for fit walkers with map-reading abilities and up for a challenge, the Grand Randonnee 20 is 200km of rugged alpine terrain that has earned a reputation as one of Europe’s classic routes. This tailormade trip sees you embark on the walk of a lifetime, taking either the north or south route, with maps, route notes and luggage transfers included to ensure your can focus on the terrain. Highlights include crossing the famous footbridge of Spasimata, 30m long and suspended over a tumbling waterfall – if you’ve ever researched the GR20, chances are you’ve seen the bridge. You’ll walk through fragrant pine forests, the foothills of Monte Cinto, Corisca’s highest ... Read more >
From £890 excluding flights

Nepal family holiday, walking in the Annapurnas

This Nepal family holiday, a small group tour, walking in the Annapurnas, is an incredible 12 day experience, trekking at low altitude in the great range’s foothills with expert guides and porters supporting you throughout. Minimum age on this small group tour is six years old. Although we do some excellent treks through ancient oak and rhododendron forests, across alpine meadows and valleys with the most mind numbing views of the Annapurna Range, we also stop at many traditional villages en route. The trip also includes some time in Kathmandu, a city with more UNESCO World Heritage Sites than any other city, but also have wonderful overnight camping experiences , such as by mountain ... Read more >
From £1,350 excluding flights
Late availability on these dates: 29 Sep

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 £2,850 excluding flights
Late availability on these dates: 18 Oct

Amsterdam to Bruges bike and barge holiday

Discover the classic lowland areas and expansive North Sea coastline of the Netherlands and Belgium as you sail and cycle Amsterdam to Bruges and enjoy a whole host of gastronomic fuel stops along the way. Barging and cycling Amsterdam to Bruges allows travellers to experience some of northern Europe’s most endearing rural and cultural images from a truly tranquil and unique perspective. From cheese manufacturers in Gouda and traditional windmills in Kinderdijk to pedalling through Dordrecht and travelling by barge to Willemstad and onwards to Zeeland on the Belgian-Dutch border, this eight day bike and barge holiday is perfect for small groups looking to experience the best of both ... Read more >
From £890 excluding flights
Late availability on these dates: 21 Jul, 11 Aug, 25 Aug, 01 Sep, 08 Sep, 13 Oct

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 £2,590 excluding flights
Late availability on these dates: 02 Sep, 15 Sep, 30 Sep, 13 Oct

Danube cycling holiday, Germany and Austria

This Danube cycling holiday is tailor made, giving you a well paced itinerary between Passau in Germany, on the border with Austria, and then spending six days of independent, self guided cycling along the river to Vienna. The Danube is a stunning winding route, with many important medieval sites as well as more contemporary natural and cultural heritage highlights along the way. The Danube is lined with castles, such as “Greinburg” in Grein, or Greifenstein in Tulln. There are vineyards just about everywhere, such as around Wachau Valley where there are prolific ‘Heurigen’ or traditional Austrian wine taverns. This picturesque and romantic route also takes in medieval monasteries such ... Read more >
From £650 excluding flights

Walking tours to Japan

This walking tour to Japan takes you to some of Japan’s most beautiful landscapes as well as the buzzing cities of Tokyo and Kyoto. Going on foot allows you greater insight and access to Japanese culture than on a traditional tour, and each day will bring new foodie and cultural adventures, as well as meaningful interactions with locals. If you look down at Japan from the air, you’ll see that the islands are mountainous, with a narrow strip of land around the coast and a few inland basins. It is these flat areas that are densely populated. The mountains are surprisingly quiet, with few inhabitants and many deeply ingrained traditions, and it’s here that you’ll spend most of your time on ... Read more >
From £2,990 excluding flights
Late availability on these dates: 16 Sep, 30 Sep, 14 Oct

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 £2,990 excluding flights
Late availability on these dates: 24 Sep, 02 Oct, 17 Oct, 22 Oct, 27 Oct
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