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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, it’s really just a very scenic springboard into the mountains and valleys beyond. There’s 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 – but worth it for the views deep into the valley below. You’ll also get the chance to hike the volcanic ...Read more >
From £926 including UK flights
Up to £100 off selected dates.
Late availability on these dates: 17 Apr

Ancient Macedonia tour

Explore North Macedonia, northern Greece and Bulgaria as you uncover the stories of ancient Macedonia – 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, you’ll complete a loop of the region in 15 days. You’ll start with Sofia in Bulgaria. From here you’ll head to Skopje, North Macedonia’s capital, before spending a few days at scenic Lake Ohrid, where the small town’s mountain backdrop adds ...Read more >
From £1,536 including UK flights
Up to £120 off selected dates.
Late availability on upcoming trips

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 £2,633 including UK flights

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 £2,349 including UK flights

Kumano Kodo Trail Japan walking holiday

Encounter Japan's fascinating blend of ancient and modern influence on a walking holiday that uncovers the country's history and explores its beautiful landscapes. Urban hikes reveal a different side of Tokyo unseen by most visitors. The trip culminates with four days walking along the Kumano Kodo, an ancient pilgrimage trail connecting Shinto shrines on the mountainous Kii Peninsula. Nakasendo Way - Hike between historic post towns on a highway once travelled by samurai and itinerant merchants Kyoto - Explore the temples and tea houses of Japan's historic capital on foot Traditional accommodation - Sleep on a futon and enjoy a hot spring bath at a traditional Ryokan innRead more >
From £4,343 including UK flights

Nicaragua tours, small group

The 'Land of Lakes and Volcanoes' certainly lives up to its name - during this highlights trip, take a boat trip across magnificent Lake Nicaragua to the laid-back volcanic island of Ometepe, discover the birdlife of the lush Selva Negra Cloudforest, and explore Leon and Granada, two colonial towns that are bursting with revolutionary history. Masaya Volcano - Watch the lava swirl in the depths of this impressive active volcano San Ramon homestay - Spend the night with a family and taste the labours of this rural coffee community San Juan del Sur - Relax on the Pacific Coast, and take the opportunity to watch nesting turtles in season (August-January)Read more >
From £2,183 including UK flights

Madagascar holidays, The lost continent

Madagascar is one of the planet’s 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, you’ll 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 ‘pousse-pousse’ rickshaw. The volcanic Lake Tritiva is surrounded by small villages ...Read more >
From £2,926 including UK flights

Backroads of Kerala cycling tour, India

A cycling holiday in southern India along Kerala's backroads through a landscape of tropical forests, spice, tea and rubber plantations. Discover village life, search for wildlife in Periyar National Park and relax on Indian Ocean beaches. Keralan backwaters to the highlands - Pedal along beautiful coastlines, through plantations and tropical forests Kochi - Explore this fascinating colonial coastal town Kovalam - Relax on the stunning beaches on the Malabar Coast Diwali Festival of Light - Starts on 24th of October while the CKB15Oct22 group is Thekkady and the CKB20Oct22 group is in Alleppey Read more >
From £2,480 including UK flights

South Korea explorer holiday

From the cosmopolitan city of Seoul to the ancient Silla capital of Gyeongju, South Korea has a lot to offer. Experience the tension at the Demilitarised Zone between North and South Korea, witness morning rituals at the Buddhist monastery of Samhwasa and journey through the beautiful Korean countryside. Seoul and surrounds- Explore South Korea's dynamic capital and travel further north to see the stark contrast with the renown Demilitarized border with North Korea- the DMZ Unique overnight stays- Spend a night in a Buddhist monastery learning about a monks traditional lifestyle and in a traditional homestay in peaceful surroundings UNESCO World Heritage Sites - Visit the Hahoe Folk ...Read more >
From £2,574 including UK flights

Vietnam in depth family holiday

Join us on an in depth journey through magical Vietnam, traversing the country from north to south. Bike alongside the rice paddy fields of Mai Chau and explore the intricate network of waterways in the Mekong Delta. Witness the hustle and bustle of Ho Chi Minh City, the old-world charm of Hanoi, ancient neighbourhoods of Hoi An and dramatic limestone pinnacles of Halong Bay. Mai Chau - Cycle along rice terraces and through villages dotted with stilt houses Ho Chi Minh City - Learn about the resourcefulness of the Viet Cong at the Cu Chi Tunnels, visit an underground weapons bunker and explore old Saigon's bustling back alleys Mekong Delta - Navigate the delta by bike and boat. Stay ...Read more >
From £2,276 including UK flights

Walking the Western US National Parks holiday

This walking trip takes you to some of the most stunning natural wonders that America has to offer. Marvel at the magnificent Grand Canyon, feel on top of the world at Angel's Landing in Zion, hike amid the surreal hoodoos in Bryce and watch the sunset through Delicate Arch. National Parks - Explore five beautiful National Parks, each spectacular in their own right Grand Canyon - Be awe struck standing on the rim of the Grand Canyon Las Vegas and Route 66 - Drive along this historic highway Read more >
From £2,509 including UK flights

Vietnam in depth holiday, small group

Take an in-depth journey across Vietnam following part of the Ho Chi Minh Trail through the beautiful Central Highlands where we trek, raft and visit tribal villages. We also explore beyond Halong Bay and cruise among floating markets on the Mekong Delta. Halong Bay - Take an extended 2 night junk cruise through its jade green waters Central Highlands - Stay in a tented camp and trek, raft whilst visiting tribal villages Ho Chi Minh City - Crawl through the Cu Chi Tunnels and walk through the alleys of Old Saigon Read more >
From £2,908 including UK flights

Nepal small group holiday

Mountainous Nepal is home to some of the most rewarding scenery in the world, largely due to the Himalayan Mountain range running through its spine. Visit peaceful lakeside towns, ancient religious sites and search for iconic wildlife in the lowlands. Kathmandu Valley - Visit the well preserved medieval city of Bhaktapur, a UNESCO World Heritage Site Nagarkot - Stunning ridge top mountain views of the Himalayas, the highest mountain range in the world Chitwan National Park - Jungle walk and jeep safari in search of the one-horned rhinos, sloth bears and leopards.Read more >
From £2,331 including UK flights

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 £1,951 including UK flights
Late availability on these dates: 03 Apr

Brazilian Amazon by boat holiday

This unique trip is dedicated solely to discovering the rich ecosystem of the Amazon, journeying between the cities of Belem and Manaus by a variety of boat. We sail along the unimaginably wide Amazon River, exploring the thriving communities living near the banks. This is certainly a trip for an active traveller who is willing to forgo higher comfort levels to experience something extraordinary. Amazon villages - Visit caboclo (mixed white and indigenous) communities that live on the banks of the river Alter do Chao - See white-sand beaches in the middle of the Amazon Stargazing - Sleep in a hammock on deck, beneath a sea of shimmering stars Read more >
From £3,906 including UK flights

New Zealand walking holiday, small group

New Zealand is all about the great outdoors, exploring on foot brings you the best of this compact yet varied country. The North Island combines awesome natural beauty with a rich Maori heritage and the South Island is blessed with dramatic scenery. Milford Sound - Boat trip along the tranquil ford beneath towering mountains Mount Cook - Discover the soaring landscapes of the Southern Alps Tongariro - Explore the spectacular volcanic and alpine scenery Read more >
From £6,198 including UK flights

Hadrian's Wall cycling holiday

Hadrian's Cycleway is a great coast-to-coast ride with breath taking views that explores the living history of Hadrian's Wall. Europe's largest surviving Roman monument was built in AD 122 and our cycle route visits some of the highlights of this UNESCO site. We ride from the Irish Sea on quiet roads through beautiful hill country, attractive market towns, quaint villages and peaceful river valleys to the North Sea. Natural beauty - ride from Solway Firth across the North Pennines Hadrian's Wall - Roman Army Museum, Birdoswald Fort and Vindolanda settlement Coast to Coast - sense of achievement crossing England by pedal powerRead more >
From £ including UK flights

Cycling in Georgia holiday

A cycling adventure in the Caucasus - a beautiful land steeped in history that straddles two continents. Travelling by bus and bike, we explore ancient Silk Road cave towns, castles and the wine producing region of Kakheti to visit local farms, vineyards and try the delicious cuisine. Cycle Georgia - Discover beautiful landscapes and countryside from the saddle Tbilisi - Explore the picturesque Old Town of Georgia's capital Georgian food and wine - Superb food and the birthplace of wine Read more >
From £1,861 including UK flights

Guatemala holiday, small group

Guatemala is one of the only remaining places where the living Maya culture can be truly experienced. This trip contrasts old and new, visiting modern indigenous communities thriving in the highlands around Lake Atitlan, as well as the early Maya cities of Tikal, Quirigua and Copan (Honduras). Hitting the highlights as well as getting far off the beaten path, this trip encompasses the beauty and colour of ancient Central America. Lake Atitlan - Take a boat trip on this stunning lake, encircled by volcanoes, and visit the neighbouring Maya villages Maya sites - Discover the atmospheric site of Tikal, its spires poking out of deep jungle, and the peaceful site of Copan Chichicastenango ...Read more >
From £2,572 including UK flights

Costa Rica and Nicaragua walking holiday

This walking holiday in Central American journeys through the contrasting countries of Costa Rica and Nicaragua. Hike up volcanoes, discover remote waterfalls and explore the tropical forests, seeing the diverse wildlife living in the tree tops. Isla Ometepe - Experience the laid back atmosphere of this island in the middle of Lake Nicaragua Arenal Volcano - Hike in the tropical forest around this striking volcano Leon and Granada - Explore these beautiful colonial cities Read more >
From £2,896 including UK flights
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