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Lemosho trek up Kilimanjaro

Challenge yourself on this iconic trek to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro (5,895m), the highest point in Africa. Following the less-used and scenic Lemosho route, climb and descend on different paths, walking through the mountain's varied climatic regions and admiring the changing plant and animal life. 7 day ascent - Maximise your summit chances and enjoyment by climbing slowly and allowing more time for acclimatisation Wild camps - Enjoy wild camping in magnificent, scenic locations Trek crew - Climb with some of the best and most experienced leaders, guides, porters and cooks on the mountain Extend your holiday - Choose from four days on the exotic island of Zanzibar (trip code: ZI) ...Read more >
From £2,960 excluding flights
Up to £200 off selected dates.
Late availability on these dates: 28 Sep, 26 Oct, 21 Dec

Colombia small group tour

Emerging from its turbulent recent history, Colombia is now firmly on the map of must-visit destinations in South America, a country with an enthralling cultural heritage, great scenic beauty and welcoming people. This two-week small group tour of Colombia takes you from Bogota to Medellin and finally Cartagena, via Armenia - heart of the coffee growing industry, indigenous markets and the stunning Rosario Islands off the Caribbean coast. This immersive tour is designed to show people how Colombia has evolved since the notorious days of Escobar, as well as illuminating the country’s rich indigenous history. You will stay in small, often locally owned accommodations, flying conveniently ...Read more >
From £2,720 excluding flights
Up to £200 off selected dates.
Late availability on these dates: 07 Oct, 21 Oct, 04 Nov, 18 Nov, 20 Dec

Botswana wildlife safari

For many seasoned safari-goers, Botswana is the ultimate destination. Botswana’s firm commitment to conservation and responsible tourism, combined with well-preserved ancient migration routes and the vast Okavango Delta providing water and shelter, means that the range of animals on display here is absolutely astonishing. If it’s memorable moments you’re after, a Botswana wildlife safari will not disappoint. This is a fantastic two-week trip, with an enviable stay in the Okavango Delta bound to be a highlight. You’ll spend three nights aboard a handsomely refurbished houseboat in the delta, either sailing the river or heading out on launches, depending on water levels. Meals in the dining ...Read more >
From £2,985 excluding flights
Up to £200 off selected dates.
Late availability on these dates: 14 Oct, 21 Oct, 04 Nov

Mexico and Yucatan Peninsula holiday

An unbeatable in-depth exploration of the mysterious land of the Aztec, Zapotec and Maya civilisations. Covering archeological highlights in Tikal and Chichen Itza, this trip also takes in little known sites, as well as exploring the varied communities of Mexico's heartland, and includes a relaxing stay on Belize's Barrier Reef. Some departures have been set to coincide with Mexico's Day of the Dead Festival. The Yucatan Peninsula - Limestone swimming holes, ancient Maya ruins and tropical beaches abound on Mexico's Caribbean coast Palenque - Arguably the most enchanting of the ancient Maya ruins, set in dense jungle Oaxaca - Wander the streets and markets of this delightful UNESCO World ...Read more >
From £3,399 excluding flights
Late availability on these dates: 28 Oct, 11 Nov, 18 Nov, 19 Dec

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 15-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 £2,175 excluding flights
Late availability on these dates: 30 Sep, 04 Nov, 18 Nov

Morocco family adventure holiday

What do you want from a family holiday? Fun in the sunshine? Keeping the kids active from morning ‘til night? Learning about new cultures and ways of life? A host of memorable moments to talk about around the dinner table for months afterwards? Morocco has it all. Your Morocco family adventure holiday gets underway in Marrakech. On arrival you’ll meet the rest of the small group who will be your travel companions for the week, and your local tour leader, who will keep you entertained and informed while showing you around. Then it’s off – off into the Atlas Mountains, the highest in North Africa, the land of the Berbers. From the village of Anmiter you’ll continue on foot, with mules ...Read more >
From £795 excluding flights
Late availability on these dates: 14 Oct, 22 Oct, 19 Dec, 26 Dec

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 £899 excluding flights
Late availability on these dates: 21 Oct, 27 Dec

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 £1,180 excluding flights
Late availability on these dates: 23 Nov, 25 Nov, 02 Dec, 16 Dec, 30 Dec

Small group tour in Brazil

Over the course of two weeks on this small group trip to Brazil you will see one of the world’s largest and most beautiful waterfalls, ride a speedboat through the canals and creeks of the Amazon Forest, track caiman by night, learn how to catch a piranha fish, and sip a freshly made caipirinha while overlooking the Atlantic in Rio de Janeiro. Pretty special, right? Your adventures begin in Salvador, among Brazil’s most historic cities and a jumble of cobbled streets and faded colonial architecture, a delight to wander with a camera swinging from your arm. From Salvador you’ll fly on to Manaus, with its famous Opera House, and the gateway to the mighty Amazon Rainforest. Soon you’ll be ...Read more >
From £4,990 excluding flights
Late availability on these dates: 07 Oct

Outdoor Alaska holiday

A wildlife trip to awaken the senses. Alaska is pure pristine wilderness - discover unspoilt views of snow-capped mountains, sparkling rivers and emerald-green glacial lakes, searching for whale, grizzly bear, moose and caribou on the way. The glaciers of Kenai Fjords National Park and the spectacular peak of Denali are just two highlights of Alaska's great outdoors. Denali National Park - A truly inspiring wilderness areas containing Denali, the highest mountain in North America, spectacular hiking trails and abundant wildlife Seward - Gateway to the spectacular landscapes of Kenai Fjords National Park Wrangell St.Elias National Park - Stay in a simple but truly historic hotel in ...Read more >
From £4,275 excluding 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 £2,379 excluding flights
Late availability on these dates: 30 Oct, 20 Nov

Porto to Lisbon cycling holiday in Portugal

Discover the cultural highlights, sweeping beaches and natural beauty of central Portugal. Cycle up the Douro Valley, ride a bike path to university town Coimbra then take a train to picturesque Aveiro. Spend the next three days following the Atlantic Coast, trying the excellent local wines and catch of the day. Varied and scenic cycling - two inland rides and three days closer to the coast Porto and Lisbon - Explore Portugal's two finest cities Local cuisine - Taste great food especially fresh fish and seafood Read more >
From £1,399 excluding flights

New Zealand holiday, small group

Combining the best of New Zealand's North and South islands, explore the land of giants and discover jaw-dropping scenery and dramatic landscapes around every corner. Sailing through mist-shrouded fjords, hiking in spectacular glacial valleys and spotting coastal wildlife on the very southern tip of the country, discover a little bit of magic at the other side of the world. Doubtful Sound - Cruise through the towering fjords of this UNESCO Heritage Site, quieter and more rugged than its famous neighbour, Milford Sound Abel Tasman - Discover the sparkling blue waters and golden coastline of this beautiful national park, by boat and on foot Hawke's Bay - Sample authentic New Zealand ...Read more >
From £5,199 excluding flights

Cycling holiday in Albania

Discover the highlights of Albania while cycling through stunning scenery along peaceful, almost traffic-free roads in the mountains and along the turquoise coast. Albanian Riviera - Picturesque trails and villages Archaeological ruins and UNESCO sites - Gjirokaster, Butrint and Berat Food and drink - Mouth-watering local delicacies and great value beer.Read more >
From £1,299 excluding flights

Malta and Gozo & Sicily holiday

A highlights tour of Malta and Gozo exploring the wealth of historic attractions on these Mediterranean islands. Discover contrasting island lifestyles; see colourful Maltese fishing boats and sample wonderful food and wine along the way. Gozo - Explore Malta's unspoilt sister island including the capital of Victoria and its stunning rocky coastline Valletta - In Malta's capital, admire the impressive fortifications, imposing churches and bustling Grand Harbour Megalithic Temples - Discover the oldest freestanding structures in the world, the UNESCO-Listed temples of Ggantija, Hagar Qim and Mnajdra. Why Not Extend Your Trip? - This trip can be combined with our 'Classical Sicily' (trip ...Read more >
From £3,105 excluding flights

Peru food holiday

Discover Peru's iconic highlights and deep-rooted Indigenous culture along with its award-winning food scene, spanning flavours from the coast, all the way to the mountains. Explore the lively and historic centre of Lima followed by pisco tasting, experience traditional Andean cooking in the Sacred Valley, and take in the magnificent temples and stone dwellings of Machu Picchu. Iconic sites - Explore must-visit highlights such as the Plaza de Armas, the Santa Catalina Convent, and - of course - Machu Picchu Traditional regional food - Tour Arequipa's 'picanteria' restaurants, sampling authentic dishes that Peruvian grandmas have cooked for years Modern classics - Try traditional ...Read more >
From £2,855 excluding flights

Climb Mount Toubkal walking holiday

Mount Toubkal, the highest peak in North Africa, is one of the best mountain climbs around, because it is accessible, highly rewarding, and has great views. This trip starts in the heart of the city of Marrakech, but soon whisks you into the mountains. Enjoy the contrasts that a few contour lines can bring. It’s always surprising how close Marrakech is to the High Atlas Mountains, and how quickly you go from the warm city to the cool slopes of the mountains. Once you get to Imlil – a quiet village that’s now a hub for hikers – you’ll start your trekking through the Imlil Valley. This is a hut to hut walk with five days of trekking. The walking is on mountain paths, with some steep ...Read more >
From £495 excluding flights

Mongolia cultural holiday, 3 sports festival

Endless blue skies, stunning scenery, vast desert and welcoming nomadic hospitality is everything that is great about this exploration of Mongolia. We visit ancient Buddhist monasteries, cross part of the great Gobi Desert and discover the traditions and culture of this fascinating and little known country. Please note the Nadaam Festival departure is 2 days longer, please select the relevant itinerary by clicking the package of interest at the top of the day to day itinerary. Steppe, mountains and deserts - Explore spectacularly varied Mongolian landscapes Gobi Desert - Travel through one of the most remote parts of our planet and marvel at the deserted scenery Karakorum - Explore ...Read more >
From £2,830 excluding flights

Devon cycling holiday

Cycle this idyllic, 102-mile Devon Coast-to-Coast route through wonderfully varied and verdant countryside. From Ilfracombe we ride past the beaches and estuaries of north Devon to join the stunning Tarka Trail for traffic-free cycling through lush green West Country valleys. We skirt the western flank of Dartmoor, cycling through secluded valleys, across viaducts and bridges before descending into Plymouth. Sense of achievement - Cross beautiful Devon by pedal power Tarka, Granite and Drake's Trails - Enjoy traffic-free cycling amid beautiful nature Dartmoor National Park - Drive (or cycle) across this wild, open moorlandRead more >
From £999 excluding flights

Turkey activity holiday and cruise

Spend two weeks amongst the beautiful landscapes of ancient Lycia. Canoe to the ancient city of Xanthos, discover hidden beaches along the coastline, sea kayak over sunken ruins and explore ancient villages in the Taurus Mountains. The first week is based in the harbour town of Kas with its cobbled streets and street cafe culture followed by a week sailing on a traditional gulet. Snorkelling and swimming - Opportunity to swim everyday Sea kayaking - Over the ruins in Kekova Bay, and visit a medieval castle Stargazing - Sleeping on the deck of our boat Sailing - seven nights on a traditional gulet, being as active as you wantRead more >
From £1,975 excluding flights