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Holiday in Georgia, tailor made

This itinerary for a cultural and wilderness holiday in Western Georgia is packed with some of our suggestions for ways in which to tap into not only the ancient cultures but also the sacred and mythical aspects of this gem of a country. As well as being featured in Greek myth Jason and the Argonauts, the country's Caucasus Mountains and Black Sea shores are not only dramatic, but verging on epic. And definitely worth an odyssey of your own. This itinerary takes you through the country’s western landscapes, starting in its capital city, Tbilisi and then through the snow capped mountains and prolific forests of the Caucasus. Highlights include sites such as the ancient cave towns of ... Read more >
From £1,995 excluding flights

Armenia small group holiday

This Armenia small group holiday takes place in summer months, exploring the cultural and natural highlights of this emerging and exquisite destination over nine days. Armenia lies at the heart of the Caucasus Mountains and is home to an extraordinary array of ancient monasteries, such as Geghard Khor Virap and Tatev as well as plenty of magnificent churches. Visiting the UNESCO Etchmiadzin Cathedral, the world’s oldest cathedral, is a highlight for many of our visitors. Travelling in Armenia is a journey through complex history with many influences over the years from both east and west, being situated on the confluence of the Silk Road. The cultural heritage has an almost constant ... Read more >
From £1,495 excluding flights

Georgia, Azerbaijan and Armenia holiday

This cultural adventure takes in the best of Azerbaijan, Georgia and Armenia – a still relatively unexplored region at the crossroads of Europe and Asia, where reminders of legends like the Golden Fleece complement stunning scenery and hospitable locals. Following in the footsteps of Silk Road traders, Crusader knights and Ottoman princes, travel from the Caspian shores through the vineyards of Kakheti to the spectacular High Caucasus mountains. After exploring Baku and nearby spots like the UNESCO site at Qobustan, head into the Caucusus foothills to mingle with villagers and explore the former trading town of Seki – home to the Khan's Palace and bustling market – as well as ... Read more >
From £2,915 excluding flights

Karachi to Lahore holiday in Pakistan

Enigmatic, edgy and intriguing, Pakistan often makes the headlines for all the wrong reasons. However, it is a land filled with colour and contrast, offering the adventurous traveller a stunning wealth of culture, tradition and natural beauty. This remarkable journey encompasses everything from Sufi tombs and desert fortresses, to bustling bazaars and lively cities, as you travel from the streets of Karachi and deep into the Punjab. Beginning in Karachi you’ll have a chance to explore one of Pakistan’s most exciting and historic cities, before journeying across a landscape filled with World Heritage ruins and dazzling Sufi mausoleums. You’ll discover the tombs of some of the country’s most ... Read more >
From £2,595 excluding flights

Riding holiday in Kyrgyzstan

Saddle up for a unique horse trekking adventure along ancient Silk Road trails in Kyrgyzstan on paths taken by ancient warriors, nomads and traders through one of the world's most pristine wildernesses. You begin, though, in the laidback Kyrgyz capital Bishkek, famed for its Osh bazaar. You'll also visit the renowned felt-making village of Kochkorka, before fetching up at the magical 3000m glacial lake of Son Kul to meet our host family and horses. From here, each day's riding reveals unforgettable vistas. Cross the Uzun-Bulak Pass and camp wild by the Kurtka River, hug the banks of Kyrgyzstan’s largest river (the Naryn) to Ak Tal Chat, then enjoy two days of remote riding along two ... Read more >
From £2,765 excluding flights

Uzbekistan holidays, tailor made

This journey through Uzbekistan reveals a stunning melange of history, culture and natural majesty in one of Central Asia's most fascinating countries. Beginning in Tashkent, you’ll discover Silk Road cities and desert castles, see the transformation of the Aral Sea, and experience wilderness and village life in the beautiful Nurata Mountains. Delve one of the world’s finest collections of Soviet avant-garde art one day, sleep in a desert yurt camp another. After exploring Tashkent's mosques, madrassahs, grand squares and museums (don't miss the world's oldest Koran at the Muyie Mubarak library), travel north to the fascinating town of Nukus, home to a superb collection of rare Soviet ... Read more >
From £2,195 excluding flights

Argentina holidays, best of northwest Argentina

Strongly influenced by the traditions and heritage of the Quechua and Aymara cultures, northwestern Argentina is a wonderfully rich blend of indigenous customs and breath-taking scenery. One of the country’s least visited regions, here the European influences of the Spanish invaders are infused with rich Andean traditions. Your journey begins in Buenos Aires, Argentina’s bustling, cosmopolitan capital. After a chance to enjoy some of its most iconic highlights and a tango show, you will fly north to Salta, where you will stay in one of the highest vineyards in the world. An ideal base from which to discover rural vineyards, valley formations, Incan ruins and unique wildlife as you continue ... Read more >
From £2,650 excluding flights

Japan small group holiday North to South

This Japan small group holiday north to south is a truly comprehensive exploration of this beautiful, intriguing country. Spend time in each of Japan’s four main islands, from the lakes and volcanic landscapes of Hokkaido in the far north, through the ancient towns and lush landscapes of Honshu and Shikoku, before reaching the far south of Kyushu, Japan’s southernmost island. Travel in autumn to see hillsides blanketed in golden leaves – the famous ‘koyo’ – or in May, to enjoy warm spring weather. This 20 day holiday is a chance to see all sides of Japan – the ancient and the fiercely modern. We will take in some of Japan’s most iconic sights, enjoy its beautiful national parks, walk ... Read more >
From £10,195 excluding flights

Jordan tour, tailor made

A stunning blend of cultural highlights and natural beauty, this eco journey through Jordan’s ancient landscapes combines the unmissable treasures of Petra and Jerash, the unique setting of the Dead Sea and the charming hospitality of the Wild Jordan range of properties. From Amman you will venture into the spectacular Roman ruins of Jerash, before moving on to explore the fortress of Qa’lat Al Rabin at Ajloun. Staying in cabins and guesthouses on the edge of some of Jordan’s most captivating wilderness, you’ll then spend the following days exploring the trails, villages and landscapes around Ajloun and the Dana Nature Reserve. See the income-generating projects run by local women in the ... Read more >
From £2,295 excluding flights

Classic Java holiday, Indonesia

Infused with a spirit and character forged by its ancient origins, Java is home to an astounding land of incredible contrasts and complexity, from the colourful backstreets of Yogyakarta, to the volcanic landscapes of Mount Bromo and the Ijen Plateau. This exciting journey begins amongst the Dutch-colonial heritage of Jakarta, before we head for the spectacular landscapes of the central highlands. Here, against a backdrop of volcanic peaks and thick teak forest we’ll watch the sunrise over the temples of Borobudur and visit the stunning UNESCO setting of Prambanan. Spending some time in Yogyakarta, we’ll discover the cultural heart of Indonesia, as we meet traditional artisans and culinary ... Read more >
From £3,995 excluding flights

Costa Rica family adventure holiday, tailor made

Arguably the best family destination in Latin America, Costa Rica is well known for its white beaches, verdant rainforests and staggering biodiversity. One of the smallest countries in the Americas, it is also ranked as one of the world’s most progressively active environmental champions. Boasting an excellent tourist infrastructure and some superb accommodation options, it provides the perfect setting for an unforgettable family adventure. Your journey begins amongst the rich landscapes of the Central Valley, where you’ll venture into the steaming fumeroles and sulphurous lagoons of the Poas Volcano National Park. Visit a dairy farm and go white-water rafting through rainforest before ... Read more >
From £1,800 excluding flights

Ukraine and Moldova cultural tour

This Ukraine and Moldova cultural tour is a two week, small group holiday following an itinerary that has been carefully crafted to introduce you to some of the most fascinating aspects of these two countries. Although both countries are European, they are still virtually unknown to most tourists and yet its cultural riches make for an enlightening, exciting and sometimes esoteric trip. Starting in Kiev, the capital of Ukraine, the trip has a bit of an emotional awakening as we drive north for a full day visit of Chernobyl and the deserted nearby town of Pripyat. We return to Kiev to enjoy some of the brighter sides of Ukrainian life before taking a train to the UNESCO World Heritage city ... Read more >
From £2,865 excluding flights

Northern Argentina holiday

Puna de Atacama is Argentina’s most otherworldly landscape and wild frontier. Strongly influenced by the traditions and heritage of the Quechua and Aymara cultures, northwestern Argentina is a wonderfully rich blend of indigenous customs and breathtaking scenery. One of the country’s least visited regions, a 5 day driving expedition to the Puna desert is an unforgettable and unique journey. Your journey begins in Buenos Aires, Argentina’s bustling, cosmopolitan capital. After a chance to enjoy some of its most iconic highlights you will fly north to Salta, where you will stay in a country lodge in the Andean hills. You’ll also get a chance to explore colonial Salta before heading off by ... Read more >
From £2,735 including domestic flights only

Ethiopia small group holiday

The contrasts of Ethiopia never cease to amaze. While it may be home to the fertile headwaters of the Blue Nile and the striking Simien Mountains which rise to 4,550m, this adventurous trip focuses instead on the arid north-east of the country which counts amongst its treasures the fascinating medieval walled city of Harar as well as the unforgiving Danakil Depression, one of the lowest and hottest places on earth. Along the way our journey will see us encounter the famed ‘hyena man’ of National Geographic fame, take a drive through Awash National Park, where Wilfred Thesiger once explored in the 1930s and reach the shores of Lake Afrera which sits 100m below sea level. In addition we’ll ... Read more >
From £2,845 excluding flights

Guatemala tailormade tour

Blessed with outstanding natural beauty, Guatemala is a land filled with volcanic highlands, lush river valleys and dense tropical rainforests, liberally sprinkled with ancient Mayan ruins. Perhaps one of the most culturally rich destinations in Central America, it also boasts a strong national identity and a rich mix of indigenous traditions and lively markets. Beginning in the captivating city of Antigua, you will have an opportunity to explore one of the loveliest colonial towns in the Americas and spend some time with the Mayan people who occupy the surrounding mountain villages. Passing through the historic market town of San Juan Comalapa, you then head for the picturesque setting of ... Read more >
From £2,995 including domestic flights only

Afghanistan small group holiday

This 12 day small group holiday takes you into the realm of the adventurer where the mountains of central Asia rise above arid Afghanistan plains. Afghanistan has long been one of the world's least understood nations with political, religious and social upheaval causing many to give the country a wide berth. However, if you're not the kind of traveller to let fear of the unknown stand in your way then this small group tour is a wonderful way to explore Afghanistan safely and in the eye-opening company of a local guide. Starting in the capital city of Kabul, you can take internal flights to Herat and Mazar-e-Sharif - the safest way to travel as well as the easiest way to cover ground in ... Read more >
From £5,295 excluding flights

Colombia chocolate tour with Amelia Rope

Join experienced and passionate chocolatier Amelia Rope on this Colombia chocolate tour. Amelia is the founder of Amelia Rope Chocolate and is an extremely knowledgeable guide for this fascinating and flavoursome adventure into Colombia and its cocoa industry. This 14 day small group holiday looks at the significance of cocoa to this vibrant and beautiful South American country, both culturally and as a valuable source of income for the nation, filling the gap left by the country’s once widespread drugs trade. The journey begins in Colombia’s capital Bogota and travels into central highlands and the western hills, to tour cacao plantations and discover beautiful colonial towns, including ... Read more >
From £4,495 excluding flights

Vietnam small group explorer holiday

This Vietnam small group tour is two weeks long, starting in Hanoi and finishing in Ho Chi Minh City, with plenty of diverse and fascinating places to visit in between. Vietnam is 1600km long and travelling from north to south gives us time to explore not only some of its classic sites but also get far off the beaten track. Classic sites on this Vietnam holiday include its great cities of Hanoi, the thousand year old capital, Hue and Hoi An both of which feel like a leap back into the past, and Hoi Chi Minh City, formerly known as Saigon and which needs little introduction. As well as its great cities, we get a chance to explore the country’s landscape wonders, travelling with a variety ... Read more >
From £2,515 excluding flights

Uzbekistan small group holiday

Hear someone mention Uzbekistan and you’ll immediately think of the mysteries and legends of the ancient Silk Road – and this small group holiday takes you to its very heart. Along with a band of likeminded travellers and expert guides, you’ll spend ten days exploring the treasures of this extraordinary country and you’re sure to rack up a large collection of memories that will stay with you for a long time to come. Your journey begins in the Uzbek capital Tashkent, where there’s time to acclimatise before hopping on a plane to Nukus. Here, highlights include a visit to the Savitsky Museum, which details the region’s Karakalpakstan culture and early 1900s avantgarde Russian art. Next, ... Read more >
From £1,695 excluding flights

Walking in Bulgaria holiday

Walking in Bulgaria will take you to new heights, in every sense. Not only does Bulgaria boast the highest mountains on the Balkan Peninsula, Mount Musala, but you'll also discover many of the country's traditional cultural customs alive, well and forming part of a fascinating historical backstory. It's impossible not to be impressed by the wild and untouched nature of Bulgaria and this ten day walking tour does little to discourage the great sense of wonder that you get from breaking new ground. Figuratively, of course. The size of the group has been limited to just 12 like-minded cultural walking enthusiasts which allows you to stay in locally-owned guesthouses and village homestays. ... Read more >
From £1,295 excluding flights
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