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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 £1,795 excluding flights

Patagonia and Torres del Paine holiday

You’ll be hiking through some of Patagonia’s most stunning landscapes on this 15-day small group tour that takes you from El Calafate all the way down to Ushuaia, via vast, creaking glaciers via majestic Mount Fitz Roy and the iconic Torres del Paine National Park. Considered one of the three most beautiful mountains on earth, Fitz Roy welcomes you into Patagonia with a bang, setting the tone for a spectacular trip. Travelling in the company of like-minded fellow travellers and accompanied by an expert guide, you’ll hike into the heart of the Fitz Roy massif, staying overnight in comfortable tented camps, set up seasonally with igloo-type tents, mattresses and sleeping bags provided. ...Read more >
From £3,095 excluding flights

Guyana small group tour

Guyana may be a small country, but what it lacks in size it more than makes up for in natural splendour and fascinating Caribbean culture. Shrouded in thick rainforest where jaguars prowl and vast numbers of colourful birdlife flourish, it’s a destination simply made for the intrepid traveller, and this small group tour makes for a thrilling introduction. Starting with an arrival into the capital, Georgetown, where you’ll stay at the renowned Cara Lodge, King Edward VII, Jimmy Carter and Mick Jagger among others, you’ll embark on an expedition through some of Guyana’s most spectacular landscapes. Begin with the breathtaking Kaieteur Falls, the world’s largest freefalling waterfall and ...Read more >
From £4,195 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 £1,950 excluding flights

Belize sea kayaking holiday

This week of kayaking in Belize is sure to appeal to sun lovers and marine enthusiasts alike with plenty of paddling options to take you around some of the Caribbean’s most stunning shores and clear water cayes. Alongside the sea kayaking in Belize you’ll also be treated to some superb snorkelling with tropical fish darting over coral reefs whilst turtles swim lazily overhead. Kayaking in Belize unveils a tropical stage of sand flats, mangroves and vast stretches of turtle grass as well as chance encounters with local fishermen who are always ready for a chat about all things Belize and how you can get more out of your visit to their homeland. From the Barrier Reef reserve to South Water ...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 £1,650 excluding flights

Rwanda tour, tailor made

On this exciting discovery of Rwanda you’ll trek through beautiful national parks that are home to both mountain gorillas and chimpanzees. You’ll see the country from Lake Kivu, a mountain ringed inland sea, the Mukingwa River and wonder at the Virunga Volcanoes from the mountain bike trails of Musanze. Read our exciting Rwanda Blog to find out more about this extraordinary trip.Read more >
From £5,175 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 £2,195 excluding flights

Nepal Dolpo trek

This Dolpo trek is more than just an exploration of a stunning mountain landscapes, it is an exploration of a stunning mountain landscape, and it is an exploration of the fascinating ancient mountain culture of the Dolpo-pa. People who are Tibetan by language and culture, who practice the ancient Bon-Buddhist religion and are subsistence farmers, yak caravan traders. The trek leaders will guide you from the vibrant street, temples and holy sites of Kathmandu, onto two spectacular domestic flights to Dolpo, through the lower Hindu valleys and up to villages and high mountains of the Dolpo-pa. This journey provides a depth of insight into a remote mountain culture and landscapes unlike any ...Read more >
From £3,625 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 £1,995 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 £5,395 excluding flights

Burma hot air balloon festival holiday

A fantastic trip where we experience the best that Myanmar has to offer - including visiting some of Myanmar’s most interesting temples and ancient ruins, trekking off the beaten track, as well as spend time at one of Myanmar’s most beautiful beaches (like Thailand’s) - this trip can be coincided with one of the stunning balloon or water festivals. Myanmar has been off the travel agenda for the last 2 decades, but now is an excellent time to visit this amazing country, which at last looks set to emerge from isolation and repression and advance towards a more democratic future. Read more >
From £2,095 excluding flights

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 £2,750 excluding flights

Burma family cultural & adventure holiday

This Burma/Myanmar adventure trip includes some of the very best experiences that Burma has to offer including Yangon, Pyin U Lwin – Mt Popa – the temples of Bagan as well as the beaches of Ngapali. Included in the itinerary are off the beaten track treks and bike rides to experience the real unspoilt Myanamar. This is a trip not to be missed. Additional considerations: This trip can be combined with the water festival or better known as the Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda Festival, if you are planning to travel in October. The Phuang Daw Oo Pagoda Festival is where four Buddha Images from Phaung-daw-oo Pagoda are carried on a royal barge and conveyed around 14 villages on the Lake. The barge is ...Read more >
From £2,095 excluding flights

China tour, trekking & pandas

Only recently accessible, the mountainous reaches of China’s southern provinces hold tantalizing appeal for adventurous travellers. Here you will find the Four Girls mountain, renowned among Chinese hiking enthusiasts; the Songzanlin Monastery of Shangri-La, home to the world’s largest prayer wheel, and minority groups living in remote villages where traditional dress is still worn and ancient traditions hold sway. But if Sichuan is known for one thing more than any other, besides the sizzling good hotpot that originates from here, it is the Giant Pandas of Chengdu. You will visit a hillside sanctuary where the pandas are bred, with opportunities to interact with them, feed them bamboo and ...Read more >
From £3,995 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 £6,250 including domestic flights only

Belize active adventure tour

The Epic Adventure takes you far from the usual tourist path with a varied itinerary that explores Belize’s different cultures, tropical rainforests, wild rivers, remote villages and finishes with a journey 38 miles out to sea to a stunningly beautiful and pristine coral atoll. This trip is a perfect match for those looking for an active, adventurous vacation that encompasses the very best that Belize has to offer.Read more >
From £2,795 excluding flights

Canada rafting holiday on the Magpie river

The first sense you get of the vast scale of Quebec’s boreal forest comes as you soar above it aboard a float plane, headed for the southern tip of Lake Magpie. Astonishing views of steep cliffs, forested valleys and foaming rivers will bring home the fact that you’re heading into a true wilderness – an outdoor playground perfectly suited to an adventurous week of fun on the river. On landing, you’ll be taught the basics of manoeuvring safely on the river, before ploughing through a few sets of rapids as a warm-up. What follows is seven days of exhilarating action on the magnificent Magpie River, camping on the banks overnight with a fully equipped kitchen. You’ll be led by experienced ...Read more >
From £4,150 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

Mozambique adventure holiday

Discover the Quirimbas National Park, Mozambique’s little known and rarely visited wilderness, on this eight-day trip. In the northeast of the country, the park includes many of the Quirimbas Islands, and lies close to Pemba, the capital of the province of Cabo Delgado. This archipelago was almost forgotten and has only recently opened up to the outside world. Thick mangrove forests, craggy tropical islands and a wild aquatic world make up this remote region and the pace of life is slow. We explore this coastline on a sturdy motorised 11m Arab dhow complete with experienced crew and a professional guide, with lots of opportunity to sea kayak, swim and snorkel through the warm, blue waters ...Read more >
From £3,250 excluding flights