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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 £1,006 including UK flights
Late availability on these dates: 04 Sep, 18 Sep, 02 Oct, 16 Oct, 30 Oct

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 £2,278 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 £3,019 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 £1,130 including UK flights

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 £2,659 including UK flights
Late availability on these dates: 11 Oct

Self-Guided cycling holiday Passau to Vienna

Ride the most famous section of the mighty Danube River, between Passau in Germany and Vienna in Austria, on this easy self-guided cycle holiday. Medieval towns and villages - Krems, Linz and Grein Wachau wines - Sample some of Austria's premier wine Schlogener Schlinge - See the dramatic bend on the Danube.Read more >
From £890 excluding flights

Cycling holiday in Cuba

Explore the scenic beauty and cultural highlights of Cuba on two wheels. Cycle on quiet roads along the Caribbean coast to historic Trinidad, past striking limestone landscapes in Vinales and through tropical forests in Topes de Collantes. Cycle Cuba - With very little traffic this is the ideal way to see the island Casas Particulares - Stay in private homestays in colonial Trinidad and Vinales Havana - Explore this atmospheric UNESCO Heritage Site Read more >
From £2,536 including UK flights

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 £4,371 including UK flights

Alpine lakes of Slovenia holiday

Slovenia is one of the most attractive countries in the Balkans with its glistening glacial lakes, steep mountain cliffs, rambling caves and grassy meadows. Explore the laid-back capital city of Ljubljana and the countryside including, Lake Bled. Lake Bled - Probably the most photographed place in the country and its beauty won't disappoint Triglav National Park - Discover the alpine scenery on walks in the Julian Alps from tranquil Lake Bohinj Ljubljana - Explore the majestic Baroque capital city on the leafy banks of the Ljubljanica River.Read more >
From £1,451 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 £2,523 including UK flights

Cilento to the Amalfi Coast cycling holiday

Cycle the dramatic coastline and rugged interior of Cilento National Park. See Greek temples at Paestum and sample local delicacies including mozzarella di bufala and Cilento wines. After five days riding, we discover the dramatic beauty of the Amalfi Coast on the 'Walk of the Gods'. Cilento National Park - Discover unspoilt nature, traditions and beautiful scenery Varied cycling - Ride along dramatic coastline and up to mountain hamlets Amalfi Coast - Walk the 'Path of the Gods' from Bomerano to Positano Read more >
From £1,445 including UK flights

Self-Guided cycling holiday in Germany

On this self-guided cycling holiday you follow the flat, car-free and gentle cycle path around Lake Constance. The trip starts in the charming university town of Konstanz and along the way you will see thermal spas, idyllic villages and vineyards. Germany, Switzerland and Austria - Three countries on two wheels in one week Historic towns and villages - Overnight in historic towns Lake swims - Plenty of opportunities to swim in the lake.Read more >
From £685 excluding flights

Self-guided Andros trail holiday

Trek from the South to the North of Andros on the Andros Route, a recently restored historic trail. Let old, walled mule tracks lead you through terraced fields from one picturesque village to the next on this self-guided walking holiday. Andros Chora - Charming town mansions, cafes and stone walkways Sandy beaches - Relax on the beach or swim in the turquoise Aegean Sea Andros Routes project - by booking this trip you promote sustainable tourism on Andros Read more >
From £585 excluding flights

Buenos Aires to Rio small group tour

Connecting two of South America's most captivating cities, this trip takes us from the tango-filled streets of Buenos Aires to the samba rhythms in Rio de Janeiro. It has been purposefully planned with lots of free time so you can make the most of your trip, allowing you to make the choice to either explore as much as you want, or perhaps to relax and soak up the atmosphere if you prefer. Buenos Aires and Rio - From the most elegant to one of the most vibrant cities in the world, watch tango and marvel at the views from the top of Christ the Redeemer Iguazu Falls - View these mighty waterfalls from both the Brazilian and Argentinian sides Ilha Grande - Discover this car-less island, a ...Read more >
From £2,955 including UK flights

Bulgaria small group holiday

Admire century old church frescoes, ride on a mountain railway and explore the Black Sea coast on this comprehensive Bulgaria highlights tour. Along the way discover the extensive history from ancient Thracian right up to the rise and fall of communism. Rila Monastery - Explore this spectacular UNESCO World Heritage Site with its brightly coloured frescoes Plovdiv - In Europe's 2019 Capital of Culture see the colourful mansion houses in the old town and the Roman amphitheatre Rose Valley - Discover the ancient murals in the Thracian Tomb of Kazanluk and learn about Bulgaria's famed rose productionRead more >
From £1,369 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 £2,137 including UK flights

Machu Picchu and Titicaca holiday

Traverse the mountainous landscapes from La Paz to Cusco on this active trip that includes a two-day hike centred around Lake Titicaca, visiting ancient ruins on the Isla del Sol and enjoying spectacular sunsets across the lake. Culminating with the awe-inspiring views of Machu Picchu, this is an unforgettable Andean adventure. Inca Trail - Take an optional day hike along the Inca trail to Machu Picchu; perfect for those who want to experience part of the famous walk, without doing the full four-day trek La Paz - This quirky city is the perfect introduction to Bolivia's important indigenous cultures Lake Titicaca - Hike on part of the Inca Pilgrim Way, visiting Inca ruins and enjoying ...Read more >
From £2,895 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 £2,747 including UK flights

Self-Guided Cycle Venice to Porec holiday

A self-guided cycle journey hugging the Adriatic Sea from Venice to Porec. On this fascinating route through Italy, Slovenia and Croatia we have carefully selected the best sections to cycle, while travelling other parts by train. Aquileia Roman ruins - Option to visit the remains of this once important Roman city Trieste - Grand architecture, plazas and coastal promenade Wetlands - Varied and beautiful habitats with birdlife in the protected delta of the River Isonzo .Read more >
From £1,075 excluding 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 £5,647 including UK flights