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Holidays to Cuba

This 16-day small group tour of Cuba from Havana is an indispensable introduction to a country that for many years was frozen in time, and never ceases to fascinate visitors. From the faded glamour of the capital, a favourite haunt of Ernest Hemingway, you’ll drive south to Trinidad on the Caribbean, learning about the failed Bay of Pigs invasion, then west to Santiago, before looping back to the beautiful Vinales region. In Trinidad you’ll be accommodated in a Casa Particulare, a traditional homestay, for an authentic glimpse of daily Cuban life, while in the Topes de Callantes park you’ll be staying in a charming hacienda, sleeping on the veranda in the fresh mountain air. Naturally a ... Read more >
From £2,360 including UK flights

Greek Island Cruise

Discover traditional Greece on this relaxing cruise around the quiet coves and harbours of Evia. This is Greece's second largest island and it is only a stone's throw from Athens and yet it remains a hidden gem. Experience delicious Mediterranean cuisine in waterfront tavernas, uncrowded beaches, clear blue waters and impressive archaeological sites. It's easy to understand why cruising in Evia has been listed on National Geographic's Top 10 Cruising Holidays of a Lifetime for several years. On this unique boat trip join our skipper, Thanos, aboard his traditional Greek caique boat around this historic coastline and swim and snorkel in the warm Aegean Sea. Read more >
From £1,159 including UK flights

Jamaica highlights tour

Perhaps more than any other Caribbean nation, Jamaica suffers from an overdose of cliches about reggae-listening Rastas, who run on 'island time'. This trip avoids all-inclusive resorts and gets beneath the skin of the country with visits to a Rastafari community, a homestay with the Maroons (descendants of the first escaped slaves) and walks in the stunning Blue Mountains National Park. Beyond this, you'll still have plenty of time to swim in blue lagoons, sample delicious food (including the famous jerk chicken) and explore miles of white-sand beaches. Read more >
From £2,350 including UK flights

Gran Canaria walking tours, Canary Islands

The Canary Islands have some of the best walking anywhere in southern Europe, and 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 east and La Aldea de San Nicolas on the west of the island, discover dramatic volcanic landscapes, steep gorges, high peaks and semi-tropical valleys, exploring the Gran Isla by foot. Enjoy Canaraian cuisine and sangria while dining alfresco in picturesque villages. Read more >
From £895 including UK flights

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. You’ll begin with a ferry transfer to spend a few days on the tiny island of Gozo, where you’ll explore the capital, Victoria, with your tour leader. Nearby highlights include the Ggantija, which pre-dates the pyramids of Egypt; Calypso’s Cave, which some believe is mentioned in Homer’s ‘The Odyssey’ and a beautiful red sand beach. Returning to Malta itself, ... Read more >
From £1,225 including UK flights

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. Read more >
From £2,175 including UK flights

Highlights of Costa Rica tailor made tour

A wildlife lovers’ paradise! With lush rainforests, soaring volcanoes and beautiful sandy beaches, Costa Rica is a great destination for any nature lover.  Discovering national parks and nature reserves, this highlights itinerary will allow you the opportunity of visiting some very diverse habitats, in which you will find hundreds of bird species, reptiles, insect and mammals. Enriching tailormade journeys – for you This bespoke journey features some of our favourite spots in Costa Rica. You can choose to take our destination experts’ recommendations and travel just as you see the itinerary here, or contact us to add your own special touches; maybe add extra guided treks and zip-lining ... Read more >
From £2,055 including UK flights

Canal du Midi cycling holiday in France

Cycling some of the tree-lined path along the Canal du Midi, this trip leads us from ancient Roman cities to the Mediterranean coast. Ride through the natural beauty of the Corbières region and absorb the rich history, from the 12th century cathedral in Narbonne to the medieval fortress town of Carcassonne. Read more >
From £1,170 including UK flights

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. Read more >
From £1,969 including UK flights

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 >
From £1,560 including UK flights

Nepal small group holiday

An exciting journey through Nepal, starting with the gilded Hindu temples, ancient towns 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 one-horned rhino, sloth bear and leopard by jeep and on foot. Read more >
From £1,879 including UK flights

Self-guided coastal trails of Portugal holiday

Follow the Rota Vicentina along the coast to Cabo Sao Vicente, the south-western most point of Portugal and continental Europe. Hike between villages through the natural park of 'Sudoeste Alentejano e Costa Vicentina'. Walk along well-marked trail along cliff tops, amongst dunes and beside dramatic rocky shorelines. Enjoy the traditionally relaxed Portuguese lifestyle, golden beaches and sample delicious fresh seafood and wine along the way. Read more >
From £ including UK flights

Albania walking holidays

Explore the beauty of northern Albania's national parks on this scenic walking holiday. Trek in the little visited Albanian Alps, through the spectacular alpine scenery of Valbona and Theth national parks, encountering a traditional way of life in the villages. Learn about the country's folklore from its proud people over freshly cooked lunch and take a boat ride across the glassy blue waters of Lake Koman. Read more >
From £1,045 including UK flights

Canary Islands walking holiday

The walking trip to the Canary Islands explores the pretty 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 steepsided valleys, quiet villages, black sand beaches and the verdant cloud forest of Garajonay National Park. Explore the centre of Tenerife, taking a circular walk in El Teide National Park with spectacular views of the iconic landmark. Read more >
From £1,079 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. Read more >
From £899 including UK flights

Maldives holidays, Dhoni cruise

On this relaxing adventure the days are spent gently cruising among the remote atolls of the idyllic Maldives aboard a traditional dhoni. Eat and sleep on board while sailing between the unspoilt palm-fringed tropical islands of South Male, Felidhoo and Meemu. Along the way we stop at small fishing communities and some of the best reefs and snorkelling sites to see the islands\ famously colourful and abundant marine life. Read more >
From £1,750 including UK flights

Walking holiday in Cyprus

Steeped in mythology, Cyprus is a beautiful island. Discover its varied landscapes and rich cultural heritage while trekking in the Troodos Mountains and the Akamas Peninsula, through traditional mountain villages and pine scented forests. In the Solea Valley, discover 12th century Byzantine churches and explore the Tombs of the Kings in Paphos. Visit the Kykkos Monastery , the Baths of Aphrodite and the well-preserved Greco- Roman amphitheatre at Kourion. Read more >
From £999 including UK flights

Greek Islands tour

Spend time in Greece's bustling and historic capital, Athens, before heading off to explore the gleaming waterfront harbours, beautiful coves and long sandy beaches of the Cyclades Islands. Travelling by ferry visit the islands of Syros, Paros, Santorini and Naxos. Take exploratory walks and relax in beachside taverns enjoying the local cuisine. Syros is the capital of the Cyclades and whilst here walk to the remarkable Church of Agios Stefanos, located in a cave at the seas edge. Santorini is probably the best known of the islands and is one of the most picturesque areas in the Aegean with its whitewashed churches and blue-domed roofs. It's also of particular interest to those keen on the ... Read more >
From £1,525 including UK flights

Adventure holiday in Jordan

Jordan is nothing short of extraordinary. This nine-day small group tour takes you along the King’s Highway from the capital, Amman, to the iconic rose-red city of Petra, a UNESCO World Heritage Site carved into the rocks. From there you’ll explore the magnificent Wadi Rum, once a base for ‘Lawrence of Arabia’, 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 £1,530 including UK flights

Cambodia small group holiday

This two week overland tour is an exploratory trip that delves deep into Cambodia, a country rarely explored outside of the iconic temples of Angkor. On this journey we meet locals in our village homestay in the countryside, motor upriver through the steamy jungles of the Cardamom Mountains and relax on the deserted white-sand beaches of Koh Rong Island. In between exploring the ancient temples of Angkor, we also visit two charity projects in Siem Reap that take fascinating and innovative approaches in tackling some of Cambodia's modern-day challenges. Read more >
From £1,799 including UK flights
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