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Kayaking holiday in Indonesia, Komodo Dragon tour

If you’ve never paddled a sea kayak, Indonesia is an absolutely stunning place to start as you’ll be able to reach some of the remotest beaches, over vibrant coral reefs, as well as having the chance to get up close to some of the Indonesian islands, inhabited by komodo dragons. This 12 day kayaking holiday in Indonesia starts off from Bali and gives you unique access to Komodo National Park where an experienced kayaking guide will help you navigate the islands and beaches interspersed with traditional stilt villages. Swimming, snorkelling and nature trails on dry land more than complement kayaking in Indonesia with chances to walk on Rinca and get up close to komodo dragons, certainly an ...Read more >
From £1,950 excluding flights
Last min availability on these dates (2023): 25 Mar, 8 Apr, 22 Apr, 29 Apr, 11 May, 20 may, 27 May,

Colombia multi activity tour

If it’s adventure you seek, in Colombia you will find it. This tailormade hike, bike and raft tour of Colombia immerses you thoroughly in the culture and nature of one of South America’s most exotically exciting destinations, as you hike, bike and raft your way from Bogota in the centre of the country to the historic city of Cartagena at its northern tip. Discover pre-Colombian and Spanish colonial heritage with a guided tour of the capital, following the Carrera Septima to admire local street art and visit must-see locations including the famous gold museum. Then you’ll be mountain biking along dirt roads and paved roads in the magnificent Iguaque National Park, and walking out to the ...Read more >
From £2,350 excluding flights

Mexico multi-activity and whale adventure

Baja California Sur is a world class destination and this “Baja Cape Discovery” promises many exceptional experiences packed into one unforgettable trip. Explore the contrasting scenery between the Sierra de la Laguna’s deep fresh water canyons and the magnificent marine encounters found in the Sea of Cortez. From colonial pueblos to ranchos, kayaking and snorkeling to hiking and plunging into fresh water pools, swimming with whale-sharks to mingling with sea-lions and encountering Gray whales; you’ll visit all the major highlights of this extraordinary region.Read more >
From £3,750 excluding flights

Rwanda tour, tailor made

Rwanda is country that does nature tourism exactly right - come and celebrate its success for yourself. Underneath the canopies of its forested hills you’ll find one of the best places in the world for meeting mountain gorillas. Rwanda tours take in the country's cultural and natural highlights. Your tour starts in Kigali, the capital, where you can throw yourself into the local market, before recovering at one of the city’s many milk bars with a glass of fermented, sweetened milk – fortifying stuff before a trip to the important Kigali Genocide Memorial Museum. You’ll get a chance to visit East Africa’s largest rainforest at Nyungwe National Park, known for its chimpanzees. The forest ...Read more >
From £5,175 excluding flights

Guatemala trekking holiday, Los Cuchumantanes

For the ardent trekker, the Mayan highlands of Guatemala will prove a kind of paradise. Departing from the city of Antigua, this nine-day tour takes you through winding valleys, deep ravines and across a magnificent plateau with views of the ring of fire volcanic chain, finally arriving on the shores of Lake Atitlan. If you had only one word to describe this trekking holiday it would have to be epic. Led by a guide, you’ll pass through the hotbed of rebellion during Guatemala’s 35-year civil war, the Ixil Triangle; tour a working cheese farm, and overnight in haciendas and community hostels. A highlight is a stay at the Unicorno Azul, a horse ranch that offers sublime panoramas over ...Read more >
From £2,150 excluding flights

Family holiday in Nicaragua

There is plenty to delight both parents and children on this exciting 12-day family adventure to Nicaragua. Try sandboarding down the black volcanic debris of an active volcano, spot sloths in the rainforest canopy, snorkel and surf on Pacific beaches, eat in friendly local restaurants and explore the lakes, landscapes and forests of one of Central America´s most diverse and beautiful countries. You’ll spend time in the Spanish colonial town of León, home to the largest cathedral in Central America – which you can climb to the top of – and Masaya, the city of folklore, a great place to pick up beautiful souvenirs, including traditional hammocks and ceramics. You’ll also visit Granada, the ...Read more >
From £1,950 excluding flights

Belize family wildlife adventure holiday

This family wildlife adventure holiday takes you from the lush Northern rainforests of this small, natural paradise to the Southern tropics. We’ll get you away from the busier cayes and inland lodges on a balanced adventure where you’ll have the opportunity to explore wild rivers, visit remote Mayan villages. From toucans to howler monkeys and sea cows ( manatees) wildlife spotting is at its very best in Belize. In addition to culture and flora and fauna we have a lot of fun tubing, sea kayaking and caving our way around the country.Read more >
From £2,950 excluding flights

Nicaragua holiday, tailor made

This adventure combines some of the best Nicaragua has to offer: colonial cities, volcanoes, a jungle and a stunning canyon. It includes a great combination of adventures, activities and elegant hotels in some of Nicaragua´s top destinations. This trip is such a great combination for adventurer, allowing time for excitement, adventure and reflection, as well as sharing in the joy of discovery and new experiences. Certainly a trip of a lifetime!Read more >
From £2,695 excluding flights

Honeymoon in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is a fantastic destination for a honeymoon. It is safe, friendly and easy to travel around. We will see tropical rainforests; see some magical sights and breathtaking flowers and wildlife, even check out the stunning Arenal volcano. A perfect itinerary to allow you to experience Costa Rica and its remarkable flora and fauna at the same time as having a relaxing honeymoon with some downtime on the beach. For this fantastic Costa Rican Honeymoon adventure, we explore National Parks and Forests, experience rapids, unforgettable wildlife, hot springs and even a volcano. There is so much to take in, including days spent relaxing on the beach towards the end of the trip. A perfect way ...Read more >
From £3,295 excluding flights

Borneo birdwatching tour

This birding adventure is a must for all bird and wildlife enthusiasts alike, with so many locations to get a glimpse of over 200 species of birds in the area. There are a myriad of opportunities to spot a vast array of special birds throughout this trip, along with exciting and educational walks, river cruises, night tours as well as free time for you to enjoy doing what you love the best, bird watching!Read more >
From £7,595 excluding flights

Madagascar family holiday, wild country & whales

There’s something to excite and inspire everyone in your family on this two-week adventurous holiday to Southern Madagascar. A once-in-a-lifetime trip; the wildlife, people and landscapes you encounter on your journey will make an indelible impact on you and your budding explorers. This holiday has no minimum age limit and can be tailor made for tiny and teenage adventurers alike. You and your family will explore the extraordinary Ranomafana and Isalo National Parks where you’ll get up close to lemurs, chameleons and a whole host of fascinating creatures. You’ll visit local communities and villages where you will get an insight into every-day Malagasy life – and where your children will ...Read more >
From £2,595 excluding flights

Galapagos and Amazon Wildlife holiday

Your journey starts with an action pack multi-sport program that offers plentiful opportunities for incredible, close encounters with Galapagos wildlife. You will kayak and snorkel in clear tropical waters, often with sea turtles, sharks and sea lions; hike active volcanoes; and lay on sandy beaches alongside sea lions and marine iguanas. Your holiday will then continue in the Amazon Rainforest. You will arrive at Napo Wildlife Centre and start your Amazon wildlife adventure as you see some of the world’s best nature spectacles, as well as learning about the locals rituals and traditions and relaxing in the luxury Napo Wildlife Lodge deep in the Amazon Rainforest.Read more >
From £7,295 including domestic flights only

Central America trekking holiday

Inspired by the UK’s Three Peeks Challenge we thought we’d create our own three peak adventure without the pressure of a race but not without some testing treks! We’ve allowed a leisurely three weeks to explore several varied and beautiful volcanic landscapes and interspersed them with a heavy dose of wildlife, jungle, lakes, rivers, colonial cities and cloud cloud forests. Short on time- you can always do two weeks, even one – but our three themed trip in full also covers three countries in three weeks including the delightful, undiscovered paradise of El Salvador’s volcanic national parks. Whist Costa Rica has some spectacular volcanoes many of the highest summits have restricted or ...Read more >
From £3,995 excluding flights

Brahmaputra rafting holiday in India

This 13-day small group holiday offers one of the world’s greatest adventures down one of the world’s greatest rivers, the Brahmaputra. While not for the faint-hearted this trip is perfect if you’re looking for a unique, wild and challenging adventure into one of the most spectacular and inaccessible regions in the world. Before it reaches the starting point of this expedition in Arunachal Pradesh, the Brahmputra flows eastwards across the Tibetan plain and through the Himalayan mountains. A few miles from the line-of-control with China, you will board your raft for the expedition of a lifetime. After time to prepare gear and a comprehensive safety briefing, you and your small group of ...Read more >
From £2,450 excluding flights

Jordan multi-sport holiday

See Jordan in a way that few people do, from the trail! Trek through the Ajloun Nature Reserve, one of Jordan’s most beautiful hide aways, cycle from the City of Mosaics (Madaba) to the Dead Sea, and rest your feet as you float in a lake that is 420mbelow sea level. Continue the Jordan experience by spending a night under the stars in the Wadi Rum desert and see the fantastic underwater life as you snorkel in the Red Sea. This country has so much to offer so why not Do Something Extraordinary!Read more >
From £2,350 excluding flights

Bhutan trekking holiday, tailor made

We are able to schedule a private departure for a couple or a group/family to suit your dates and requirements. Bhutan is nestled in the Eastern Himalayas, with China on the north and India on the other three sides. Bhutan is an intensely religious and spiritual Buddhist country. It is popularly known as ‘the land of the Peaceful Dragon’ to the outside world. Bhutan is also a paradise for nature lovers with dozens of snow-capped peaks, crystal clear mountain springs, meandering rivers, mystic valleys, diverse flora and fauna and an overall pristine environment. Trekking in Bhutan is the ultimate Himalayan experience. The Bhutanese have treasured their natural environment and trekking ...Read more >
From £2,450 excluding flights

Sulawesi bird watching tour, Indonesia

This trip aims to provide you with some of the best bird watching to be had in Sulawesi, Indonesia an area that boasts one of the largest endemic bird populations on earth with the main island of Sulawesi being home to no less than 12 endemic genera and over 40 endemic species. A further 56 species are endemic to the Sulawesi sub-region which covers the neighbouring islands of Sula and Banggai. However most can be found on the main island. Birdwatchers who visit this mysteriously K-shaped island are guaranteed to find a host of new and unusual species. In addition to a rich bird life, Sulawesi is home to nearly 80 endemic mammals such as the unique dwarf buffalo known as the Anoa, a ...Read more >
From £3,450 excluding flights

Ethiopia trekking holiday

This two-week trekking holiday through rural Ethiopia offers group or tailor-made departures for a minimum of two people. A relentlessly fascinating country with history dating back over 3,000 years, Ethiopia is an ideal destination for travellers who enjoy the both the adventure of challenging trekking and being immersed in a unique, colourful culture. The richness of Ethiopia’s history and culture matches the richness of its scenery. The mountains of the northern and central regions are some of the most dramatic and spectacular in Africa and are home to a plethora of endemic wildlife. You will meet remote rural communities as you walk through fertile lowlands, before ascending into ...Read more >
From £3,195 excluding flights

Borneo wildlife holidays

This Borneo holiday focusses on the wildlife, rainforests and beaches of the Sabah region of Borneo, one of the best areas for seeing the great variety of Borneo’s fauna and flora. The jungles are literally millions of years old and teeming with wildlife, from the smallest insects and amphibians to orangutans, gibbons, monkeys, pygmy elephants and exotic birds. There will be plenty of time for us to trek in the rainforest and experience it at first hand, both during the day and at night. There is plenty of time to relax too, at some of Borneo’s best lodges as well as at some of the best beaches where this holiday in Borneo can be extended for a few days to include a Borneo diving or ...Read more >
From £4,295 excluding flights

Trekking in Colombia

There is another story to Colombia, beyond the headlines, and it is becoming better-known. This is now one of the best, and most sought-after travel destinations in South America but there are still many parts of the country that remain under-explored, ready and waiting for the adventurous travellers. During this exhilarating 12-day trekking holiday in Colombia you’ll depart the capital, Bogota, after an enthralling tour of its many highlights, and fly into the very heart of the famed coffee region. Travelling by US army jeep, ideal for negotiating the uneven terrain, you’ll continue into the Cocora Valley adjacent to the Los Nevados National Park, to begin several days of hiking through ...Read more >
From £4,995 excluding flights