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Windward Isles & French Antilles holiday

For those who traditionally associate the West Indies with sun, sea and sand, this exploration of three very different Caribbean islands will surprise and delight. Our journey begins in St Lucia, whose 'Pitons' provide a dramatic backdrop to its beaches and nature trails. We also visit Guadeloupe and Dominica, two contrasting islands where we hike through rainforest, marvel at Dominica's many natural wonders, discover spectacular waterfalls and taste the local rum. Along the way we have the opportunity to swim and snorkel in the warm Caribbean waters. Crayfish Waterfall (Guadeloupe) - Swim in a waterfall surrounded by nature in the National Park Morne Trois Pitons National Park ... Read more >
From 3,285 including UK flights

Holidays to Cuba

This remarkable journey through Cuba explores the island's revolutionary history and its modern, vibrant Caribbean culture. Travelling across the breadth of the country, we will discover beautiful colonial architecture and a lively music scene in Trinidad and Cuba. Along the way we pass through glorious countryside, rich with exotic birds and flowers, and camp out in the forested Escambray Mountains. The sea is never far away, with spectacular coastlines and tropical islands to enjoy. We also stay with the locals in privately run casas particulares in Trinidad, an excellent way to get a deeper experience of local life. Now is undoubtedly a fantastic time to visit Cuba to see and experience ... Read more >
From 2,199 including UK flights

Holiday to Malta and Gozo

Join us and experience the fascinating Mediterranean islands of Malta and Gozo. See some of the most impressive and best preserved ancient sites in the Mediterranean, including the megalithic temple ruins at Hagar Qim and Mnajdra. In the capital Valletta admire its impressive fortifications, imposing churches and see the colourful Maltese fishing boats bobbing along in its bustling harbour. Also spend time on the quieter and greener sister island of Gozo including the capital of Victoria and its stunning rocky coastline. These sun drenched islands have a wealth of historic attractions, contrasting island lifestyles and of course wonderful Mediterranean food and wine that we'll get the ... Read more >
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Gran Canaria walking tours, Canary Islands

The Canary Islands offer some of the best walking anywhere in Southern Europe. The volcanic island of Gran Canaria in particular offers far more than the beaches it is best known for. Staying off the beaten track in Aguimes on the eastern side and La Aldea de San Nicolas on the western side of the island, we discover dramatic volcanic landscapes, steep gorges, high peaks, semi-tropical valleys and unspoilt hillside villages as we explore the 'Gran Isla' by foot. Aguimes - A traditional Canarian village La Aldea de San Nicolas - Hiking in the remote west of the island Guayadeque Canyon - dramatic ravine with stone age cave dwellings Roque Nublo - a distinctive rock formation and ... Read more >
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Sri Lanka small group holiday, Buddhas Island

This comprehensive trip of the 'Pearl of the Indian Ocean' covers Sri Lanka's many highlights at a relaxed pace. Uncovering ancient cities, rock carvings and gilded temples, we discover its rich Buddhist history and culture. Other highlights include the spectacular Hill Country, wildlife-filled national parks and an idyllic tropical coastline, where we enjoy some down-time. Along the way, we are welcomed by generous hospitality and friendly faces. National Parks - Enjoy a jeep safari with the hope of spotting a leopard, elephant and sambar deer in the wild Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa, Dambulla and Sigiriya - Explore ancient capitals, painted cave temples and the dramatic 'Sky ... Read more >
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Small group backroads and beaches tours to Cuba

On this exciting introduction to Cuba, we explore the captivating capital of Havana and wander through the twisting alleyways of colonial Trinidad. Throughout the tour, we will be staying in Casas Particulares, a local term for homestay, which gives us a unique opportunity to experience local hospitality. Often full of history, family photos and memorabila, these casas give us a deeper insight into Cuban life. Along the way, we absorb the country's lively culture by learning salsa dancing and how to make Cuban cocktails. We also discover Cuba's spectacular natural beauty, taking in its pristine beaches, unspoilt forests and the dramatic landscape of Vinales. Learning about Cuba's ... Read more >
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Nepal small group holiday

Enjoy an enticing introduction to Nepal, starting with a tour of the gilded Hindu temples and Buddhist stupas of the Kathmandu valley. From Pokhara we'll walk to the Peace Pagoda for panoramic views of the Annapurna range before travelling to the Newari town of Bandipur. We then explore Chitwan National Park, searching for rhino, sloth bears and leopards. Trip highlights Kathmandu - Explore the riverside Temple of Pashupatinath and Bodnath Stupa Kathmandu Valley - Step back in time in the well preserved medieval city of Bhaktapur, a UNESCO World Heritage Site Nargakot - Stunning ridge top mountain views of the Himalaya Gorkha - Visit the hilltop home of the Gurkhas Pokhara - Walk up to ... Read more >
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Backroads of Kerala cycling tour, India

On this cycling trip in southern India we travel into Kerala's rural backwaters. We ride inland through a landscape of spice, tea and rubber plantations. We also travel along the waterways, walk through Periyar National Park in search of wildlife and relax on Indian Ocean beaches. Staying in family houses on some nights, we also enjoy warm Keralan hospitality. Trip highlights Backroad cycling - Pedal along beautiful coastlines, through tea and spice plantations and tropical forests Backwaters Homestay - Stay in traditional village houses with local families Cochin - Explore this fascinating colonial coastal town Kovalam - Relax on the stunning beaches of the Arabian Sea Read more >
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Canary Islands walking holiday

This walking tour to the Canary Islands explores the quiet island of La Gomera and the perfect volcanic cone of El Teide on Tenerife. On La Gomera, hike through varied and dramatic scenery including beautiful steep-sided valleys, quiet villages, black sand beaches and the verdant cloudforest of Garajonay National Park. The tour ends with a walk in El Teide National Park, taking in the spectacular views of this iconic landmark. Garajonay National Park - Explore La Gomera's unique cloudforest San Sebastian - La Gomera's lively and colourful port town Roque Cano - Magnificent rock formation Playa Caleta - Relax on this black volcanic sand beach Read more >
From 1,099 including UK flights

Watch brown bears in Finland

Sparsely-populated North Eastern Finland is an untamed expanse of pristine natural beauty. The dense taiga forest with its many rivers and lakes offers a haven to the elusive European brown bear. Travelling deep into the forest to specially prepared observation hides, we aim to observe this amazing animal in its natural habitat during this exciting short break. Wild Brown Bear Centre - Spend a night observing the European brown bear from a bear hide Wildlife - Look out for wolverine, foxes, elk and owls during your night in the hide Nature walks - Explore the forest and learn about the bears habitat on a walk with our local wildlife guide Kainuu region - Experience the pristine ... Read more >
From 845 including UK flights

Maldives holidays, Dhoni cruise

On this holiday, we cruise among the remote atolls of the idyllic Maldives, aboard a traditional dhoni. We eat and sleep aboard the boat as we sail between the unspoilt palm-fringed tropical islands of South Male, Felidhoo and Meemu. Along our way, we visit small fishing village communities and stop to swim or snorkel at beautiful coral reefs. Seven - day cruise - Relax on board a traditional dhoni boat, with all meals included and freshly prepared by the boat crew Uninhabited islands and pristine beaches - Visit unspoilt, idyllic corners of the Maldives, far away from the tourist resorts Remarkable snorkelling and swimming - Enjoy warm, clear water and spot manta rays, turtles and ... Read more >
From 1,629 including UK flights

Walking holiday in Cyprus

Steeped in mythology, Cyprus is a beautiful island. We discover its varied landscapes and rich cultural heritage as we trek through the Troodos Mountains and the Akamas Peninsula. In the Solea Valley we discover 12th-century Byzantine churches, and explore the Tombs of Kings in Paphos. We also visit the Baths of Aphrodite, Kykkos Monastery and the Greco-Roman amphitheatre at Kourion. Lefkosia - Walking tour of this divided capital Walking in the Troodos Mountains - Traditional villages, beautiful views and pine scented forests Akamas Peninsula - Stunning coastal walking in the 'Footsteps of Aphrodite' Roman ruins - Pafos mosaics, Kourion. Well-preserved, fascinating historical ... Read more >
From 999 including UK flights

Moscow to St Petersburg holiday

On this one-week trip we explore Russia's two most important cities in detail. In Moscow, we take in the Kremlin, the 16th century Saint Basil's Cathedral, see the chandeliers and statues in its famed metro stations and have the chance to see Lenin's embalmed body in its Red Square mausoleum. Later we discover the contrasting architecture of St. Petersburg, with its European influences and vast, flamboyant palaces. Whilst here we admire the artwork in the vast Hermitage Museum and visit the extravagant Peterhof Palace with its golden statues and cascading fountains. Moscow - Explore the city's main sites, such as the Red Square, St Basil's Cathedral, Lenin's Mausoleum and the ... Read more >
From 1,103 including UK flights

Turkey history tours, small group

Enjoy a week exploring some of Turkey's best Greco-Roman sites, including Ephesus, Aphrodisias and the impressive Temple of Apollo at Didyma. We also visit the less well known sites of Sardes and Priene. In Pamukkale, like the ancients before us, we can enjoy a dip in the hot mineral waters of the spa or visit the ruins of ancient Hierapolis. We also tour the historic harbour city of Caunos, relax at a thermal spa hotel and beside the waters at Lake Bafa and there's the chance to visit the turtle conservation centre at beautiful Iztuzu Beach. Ephesus - One of the ancient world's most iconic and important archaeological sites Pamukkale and Hierapolis - Admire the hillside of white ... Read more >
From 789 including UK flights

Central America small group tours

This exciting journey explores the mysterious land of the Aztecs, Zapotecs and the Maya. From the valleys of Oaxaca in Mexico to the jungles of Guatemala, we tour colonial cities and discover ancient sites. We visit the impressive Maya sites of Tikal and Palenque, as well as lesser known sites of Monte Alban, Bonampak and Yaxchilan, and the pyramids at Teotihuacan. We also take a boat trip through the impressive Sumidero Canyon and visit the Mayan towns of San Cristobal and San Juan Chamula. Palenque - Arguably the most enchanting of the ancient Maya ruins, set in dense jungle Oaxaca - Explore the streets and markets of this delightful UNESCO World Heritage city Tikal (Guatemala) - ... Read more >
From 1,885 including UK flights

Madeira walking holiday

Following Madeira's unique network of narrow irrigation channels known as levadas, and ancient footpaths, this tour incorporates some of the best walking trails on this beautiful volcanic island. Discover rocky shorelines, waterfalls and stunning mountain vistas. Hike to Madeira's highest peak Ruivo (1,862m), and spend time absorbing the delights of the laid-back capital, Funchal. Sao Lourenco Peninsula - Cliff top walk with stunning coastal views Levada Paths - Variety of picturesque walks alongside the island's unique irrigation channels The Balcony Walk - Spectacular mountain views along this famous path between the high peaks of Arieiro and Ruivo Funchal - Laid-back city with ... Read more >
From 989 including UK flights

Cycling holiday in Morocco

Surrounded by the Jebel Sahro mountain range, we cycle through kasbahs, tribal villages and cool oases in the Draa Valley. Trek by camel to a nomadic desert camp in the Sahara, explore one of the world's most impressive canyons, Todra Gorge, and ride through remote Berber heartland in the High Atlas. Draa Valley - Cycle through one of the most picturesque valleys in Morocco Erg Chebbi - Ride camels through impressive Saharan sand dunes and camp overnight in a desert wilderness Tizi N'Fedrhate Pass - Enjoy a thrilling descent from this stunning mountain pass in the High Atlas Marrakech - Discover Morocco's vibrant Red City, with its atmospheric medina and lively Djemma-el-Fna Square Read more >
From 889 including UK flights

Northern Cyprus walking holiday

Explore one of the most unspoilt regions of the Mediterranean on this walking trip through North Cyprus' beautiful Besparmak Mountains. Follow quiet, flower-rich mountain trails, leading to imposing Crusader castles, with stunning cobalt-sea backdrops. In Kyrenia, explore the picturesque harbour-front and narrow cobbled backstreets. Every evening we return to our hotel on the outskirts of historic Bellapais to relax by the pool, or enjoy delicious, locally-grown food in nearby restaurants. Kyrenia - Visit this picturesque harbour town. Wander around its backstreets and enjoy fresh North Cyprus cuisine at one of the waterfront restaurants Bellapais - Explore the famous twelfth century ... Read more >
From 699 including UK flights

Walking holiday in Crete

Explore the coastal and mountain terrain of Crete on this walking holiday, discovering isolated beaches, secluded coves and impressive canyons. Walk in the White Mountains, hike through the Samaria and Zaros gorges and experience rural Cretan hospitality and the beauty that this wonderful island has to offer. Omalos Plateau - Beautiful walks in the White Mountains. Samaria Gorge - Hike through Europe's longest gorge. Ayia Roumeli - Scenic ferry journey along the coast. Loutro - Traffic free traditional coastal village. Preveli - Cliff-top monastery. Read more >
From 1,019 including UK flights

Baltic Republics small group holiday

Discover the historic Baltic Republics on this trip through Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. We explore the maze of cobbled streets in Tallinn, visit the lively local market in Riga and admire the beautiful architecture and baroque churches in Vilnius. We also visit picturesque fishing villages, stunning countryside and sample delicious local cuisine on the way. Three Baltic capitals - Explore the historic Medieval centres of Tallinn, Riga and Vilnius on foot Saaremaa - Discover timeworn windmills, sturdy churches and juniper groves on Estonia's largest island Rundale Palace - Visit the impressive 18th century palace, built by a Russian Empress for her lover Curonian Spit National ... Read more >
From 1,599 including UK flights
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