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Ancient Macedonia tour

Explore North Macedonia, northern Greece and Bulgaria as you uncover the stories of ancient Macedonia Ė and follow in the footsteps of Alexander the Great along the way. Feed your inner Classicist on ancient sites like Vergina and Philippi. Discover the archaeological museum at Sofia and see the birthplace of Alexander the Great at Pella, with its famous mosaics of mythological scenes. Travelling by bus, boat and ferry, with a group of no more than 18, youíll complete a loop of the region in 15 days. Youíll start with Sofia in Bulgaria. From here youíll head to Skopje, North Macedoniaís capital, before spending a few days at scenic Lake Ohrid, where the small townís mountain backdrop adds ...Read more >
From £1,663 including UK flights
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Madeira walking holiday

This week-long walking holiday loops around the whole of Madeira, a volcanic island with some seriously scenic vistas. Although the grand cathedrals and near-tropical gardens of Funchal are your start and finish point, itís really just a very scenic springboard into the mountains and valleys beyond. Thereís no doubt that the levadas are a highlight. These traditional stone irrigation channels double as footpaths through laurel forests, past abandoned mills and to waterfalls like the Caldeirao Verde. The Balcony Walk between the peaks of Pico Ruivo and Arieiro is a tightrope challenge Ė but worth it for the views deep into the valley below. Youíll also get the chance to hike the volcanic ...Read more >
From £1,018 including UK flights
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Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia tour

This thrilling tour of the Caucasus region: Armenia, Georgia and Azerbaijan, has all the elements of a classic holiday. Over 19 days you will explore sacred sites, cosmopolitan cities, beautiful scenery and enjoy a rich variety of cultural encounters. A busy itinerary sees you on the move every day, whether it be to a monastery, a local winery, or a fascinating museum. You will travel as part of a small group accompanied by a knowledgeable tour leader, and enjoy an immersive, authentic look at a region that has only in recent years reached the tourism radar. Begin in the Armenian capital, Yerevan, to visit popular locations such as the Cascade and the Vernisage crafts market. Yerevan is an ...Read more >
From £3,276 including UK flights
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Jamaica highlights tour

Spend two weeks looping around Jamaica on this best-of tour. Hits like Montego Bay and Seven Mile Beach come part and parcel, as well as a rum tasting at the Appleton Estate and cruising through the Blue Mountain coffee plantations.At this point, the trip starts to tread its own path. You'll meet indigenous Rastas who'll give you the lowdown on their music and spirituality (happily, intertwined with their ital food). And you'll have the chance to stay with Maroons in Accompong – the descendents of escaped and freed slaves.This is a small group tour to Jamaica, so it comes complete with a guide who can fill you in on the island's pirate and plantation history, plus show you the ...Read more >
From £2,670 including UK flights
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Jordan highlights holiday

Discover Jordan's ancient history, diverse landscapes and delicious cuisine with a little added comfort at the end of each day. Explore Petra, sleep under the stars in a luxurious desert camp in Wadi Rum and look over the Holy Land from Mount Nebo. Wadi Rum - Experience the thrill of a jeep safari, try a traditional camel ride and taste a traditional nomadic barbecue Dead Sea - Float in the saline waters of this inland sea at the lowest point on earth Jerash - Walking tour of the most well-preserved Greco Roman ruins outside of Europe Read more >
From £1,947 including UK flights
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Adventure holiday in Jordan

Jordan is nothing short of extraordinary. This nine-day small group tour takes you along the Kingís Highway from the capital, Amman, to the iconic rose-red city of Petra, a UNESCO World Heritage Site carved into the rocks. From there youíll explore the magnificent Wadi Rum, once a base for ĎLawrence of Arabiaí, and stay overnight in a desert camp to experience true Bedouin hospitality. And to finish, a few days by the coast in Aqaba, during which you can snorkel over coral reefs in the Red Sea, then take a memorable float in the salty Dead Sea. Already you're tempted, no? Let's explore further... Along the way you will visit ancient crusader castles and Roman ruins, including hilltop ...Read more >
From £1,647 including UK flights
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Madagascar holidays, The lost continent

Madagascar is one of the planetís most unique island landscapes, with a thrilling level of biodiversity. Join an exciting 16-day small group tour of Madagascar that explores a range of beautiful national parks and other natural scenery. From the capital, Antananarivo, youíll drive to the nearby Andasibe Reserve where no fewer than nine species of lemur are found, their calls echoing through the forest. Keep an eye out for shy chameleons as well. Afterwards, in the spa town of Antsirabe, enjoy the cool climate that made it a favourite of colonialists and missionaries, perhaps taking a sightseeing ride in a Ďpousse-pousseí rickshaw. The volcanic Lake Tritiva is surrounded by small villages ...Read more >
From £2,941 including UK flights
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The Lycian Way walking holiday in Turkey

Spend just over a week walking along the beautiful Lycian Way, Turkey’s best known long-distance footpath. This small group walking holiday in Turkey, led by a local guide, takes us along a scenic trail of ancient ruins, time-forgotten Turkish villages and sublime coastal landscapes. This Lycian Way walking holiday covers distances of between eight and 18 kilometres a day, exploring marked trails and old Roman roads that link together little-visited towns and historic sites.  Our guide is on hand to offer interesting insights into the local culture and history, and we’ll stay in village houses, try fresh produce and meet some of the local families. On our way ...Read more >
From £795 including UK flights
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Cycle Vietnam holiday

This two week cycling tour of Vietnam invites you on a journey through picturesque pagodas, delightful cities and wild landscapes as we discover this vibrant country from behind the handlebars. Travelling as a small, guided group, we’ll spend 10 days of the trip in the saddle, covering between and eight and 35km each day on easy, mostly tarmac terrain. From north to south, we’ll cycle through lush rural scenery, where boat building and straw mat making can be seen from the road, and along coastal roads, stopping to visit temples and tombs. Cultural headliners include the Citadel of Hué, the old merchant houses of Hoi An, the ancient ruins at UNESCO-protected My Son and the ...Read more >
From £2,222 including UK flights
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Poland hiking holiday

Hiking is a wonderful way to discover Poland beyond the average city break or Christmas market. The countryside is wonderfully wild, with lynx, bison and wolves, and there are impressive forested mountain ranges, flower-filled meadows and gorgeous lakes. After visiting historic Krakow, youíll leave the city behind for the Carpathian Mountains, followed by the Tatra Mountains and Dunajec Gorge. Youíll start in the Babia Gora National Park in the Outer Carpathian Mountains, the second highest range in Poland. Next youíll head over to the trail-tracked Tatra Mountains, where youíll discover the beautiful Valley of the Five Polish Lakes, hike to the challenging Kozi Wierch summit, and even ...Read more >
From £1,010 including UK flights
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Sintra and Arrabida walking holiday in Portugal

On this two-centre trip explore the contrasting green hills and UNESCO heritage landmarks of Sintra and the rugged coastline of Arrabida Natural Park, Portugal's hidden gem. Discover ornate palaces, follow towering cliff paths and wander the cobbled streets of Lisbon. Portuguese food and drink - Custard tarts, fresh seafood and ruby wine Sintra Hills - Discover opulent places and beautifully manicured gardens concealed within the lush forests Arrabida Natural Park - Stunning unspoilt coastal scenery and the wild headland of Cabo Espichel Read more >
From £1,048 including UK flights
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Armenia walking tour, one foot in Armenia

An off-beat walking holiday to the Caucasus that explores Armenia's spectacular mountain scenery, unspoilt villages and fascinating medieval monasteries. From the twisted rock formations of the Garni Gorge to high-altitude Lake Sevan and the magnificent UNESCO World Heritage Geghard Monastery, this beautiful country won't fail to impress. Yerevan - Cosmopolitan capital city with views of snow-capped Mount Ararat Walks with history - Explore Smbataberd fortress, medieval monasteries and a Silk Route caravanserai 'Wings of Tatev' - - Ride one of the world's longest cable cars from Halidzor to TatevRead more >
From £1,473 including UK flights

Lisbon to Algarve cycling holiday in Portugal

From the cobbled streets of Lisbon we cycle south through wild coastal landscapes, past fishing villages, pristine coves and superb beaches, to the remote south-westerly corner of Europe. Discover the Costa Vicentina - Europe's largest coastal natural park. Lisbon - Explore Portugal's lively and charming capital Vicentine Coast Natural Park - Cycle the entire length of this wild and unspoilt corner of Europe Food and drink - Try great local cuisine, fresh fish, seafood and Alentejo wines Read more >
From £1,306 including UK flights

Ukraine and Moldova small group tour

Travel through much of Ukraine and also get a taster of the sights in Moldova on this journey of discovery into a region, which has successfully emerged from behind the Iron Curtain, but is still off of the main tourist trail. Chernobyl - Explore the Exclusion Zone including the ghost town of Pripyat, the Duga Radar and the New Safe Confinement structure around Reactor 4 Tiraspol - Discover the capital of the breakaway territory of Trans-Dniester, which is like a USSR time capsule Odesa - Spend time on the Black Sea coast and see the Monument to the Orange Tree, Mother-in-Law Bridge and Devil's HouseRead more >
From £2,476 including UK flights

Gran Canaria walking tours, Canary Islands

This week-long walking tour of Gran Canaria is the perfect way to catch some winter sun while exploring the historic mountain trails of the island. The dramatic, volcanic landscapes of the Canary Islands are best enjoyed with an energising hike – so lace up your walking boots and let’s go.Starting in Aguimes, near the eastern coast, we’ll wind our way through craggy, sun-baked scenery, past the highest point on the island, Pico de las Nieves, to the mountain villages in the west of Gran Canaria. Highlights include the deep gorges of the Guayadeque Canyon, where we will discover the remains of a lava field and former cave dwellings, and reaching the summit of Roque Nublo, ...Read more >
From £1,162 including UK flights
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Canary Islands walking holiday

Enjoy this eight day walking holiday on two Canary Islands: Tenerife and La Gomera. With their dramatic mountains and great year-round climate, these two Canary Islands offer fantastic hiking. Across both islands thereís wonderful scenery, from laurel forests to hillside villages and black sand beaches. A hike around Tenerifeís large central volcano Ė and Spainís highest peak Ė Mount Teide, brings the trip to a dramatic finale. From Tenerife youíll start this tour by taking a ferry over to La Gomera. On this quiet island you can visit the attractive colonial town of Agulo, enjoy pretty coastal walks, and visit Garajonay National Park to climb the highest peak on the island. Crossing back ...Read more >
From £1,283 including UK flights
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Holiday to Malta and Gozo

Malta might be one of the smallest countries in the world but what it lacks in size it more than makes up for in character. A sun-drenched Mediterranean archipelago, Malta also boasts several truly ancient religious landmarks, and no fewer than three UNESCO World Heritage Sites including Valletta and the Neolithic temples of Ggantija. Youíll begin with a ferry transfer to spend a few days on the tiny island of Gozo, where youíll explore the capital, Victoria, with your tour leader. Nearby highlights include the Ggantija, which pre-dates the pyramids of Egypt; Calypsoís Cave, which some believe is mentioned in Homerís ĎThe Odysseyí and a beautiful red sand beach. Returning to Malta itself, ...Read more >
From £1,303 including UK flights
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Hiking in the Caucasus holiday

The trips offers the chance to trek in a fascinating, off-beat region that's just being discovered by tourism. Georgia's Svaneti region has its own unique history and culture and lies among the craggy snow-capped peaks and deep gorges of the Greater Caucasus Mountains. Stay with the proud Svantian people in remote villages with their distinctive koshki - medieval defensive stone towers. Caucasus hikes - Trek to the foot of Mount Ushba, summit Mount Guro and reach the Shkhara Glacier Monastery and markets - Visit 12th century Gelati Monastery and the lively farmers' market in Kutaisi Food and drink - Enjoy hearty home-cooked local dishes and Georgian winesRead more >
From £1,357 including UK flights
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Iceland's Golden Circle short break

On this short break you will stay in the heart of Iceland's Golden Circle and have the opportunity to see the best of what this incredible country has to offer. Nattura Yurtel - Spend three nights sleeping in comfortable custom-made Mongolian yurts located on a working horse farm. The yurts have views of Strokker Geyser, a constant reminder of why Iceland is called 'the land of fire and ice' Dramatic scenery - Discover the thundering Gullfoss waterfalls and the black basalt cliffs at Vik I Myrdal Icelandic seasons - Travel in summer to experience the midnight sun, or in winter to search for the Northern Lights Read more >
From £1,238 including UK flights
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Sri Lanka cycling tour

Completing a circular journey this trip takes in ancient temples and fortresses, cycling through tea plantations and across the scenic trails of the Knuckles Range. Leaving the coast behind we explore the ancient city of Polonnaruwa on two wheels before steadily climbing to wide plains. Search for leopard in Yala National Park before making our way to the beach for a well-earned rest. Cycle Sri Lanka - Ride the backroads, villages, Knuckles Range and central highlands of Sri Lanka Polonnaruwa, Dambulla and Sigiriya - Wander through ancient cities, painted cave temples and climb the dramatic 'Sky Fortress' Kandy and the Hill Country - Explore the 'temple of the Tooth' and cycle the lush ...Read more >
From £2,586 including UK flights
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