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Falkland Islands holiday

This Falkland Islands holiday is a tailor made trip, following an itinerary around these most southerly islands which are still totally untouched by tourism, and total wildlife havens too. On this trip, which we can tweak to suit your interests and timeframe, you will have a chance to see up to five species of penguin, sea lion colonies, elephant seals and a magnificent array of over two hundred bird species. Visiting both East and West Falklands as well as Sea Lion Island, and taking FIGAS planes in between each, highlights along the way include the Caribbean like beaches at Volunteer Point, the abundant elephant seals on Sea Lion Island where you also stay at the southernmost tourism ...Read more >
From £2,463 including domestic flights only

Highlights of Southern Brazil holiday

A highlights of Southern Brazil holiday, following a tailor made itinerary which we can tweak to suit your time frame and budget. Our recommended itinerary is ten days long, starting in Rio with three days to enjoy this magnificent city with all its iconic sights, as well as some beach time. There is plenty more coastal fun to be had at Ilha Grande, one of the country’s most idyllic spots, taking a ferry out to see its pristine rainforest, tropical beaches and then bask in its famously turquoise waters. With no cars on the island, this is the perfect contrast to the liveliness of Rio de Janeiro. Your next stop is back on the mainland, at the colonial town of Paraty, with time to enjoy its ...Read more >
From £1,435 including domestic flights only

South America highlights holiday

This South America highlights holiday is a tailor made trip meaning that we can help you design your own route around these three incredible countries. However, we find that this itinerary below works very well for many of our guests, or at least as a starting point to get you thinking about where you would like to visit. Starting in Peru, spend a day or two in Lima taking a guided tour before heading up into the Land of the Incas to visit Cusco, their ancient capital, and then up to the great citadel of Machu Picchu. A very contrasting yet magnificent highlight in Peru is a trip to an Amazon ecolodge where you spend the night enveloped by tropical jungle and wildlife. After a flight up ...Read more >
From £4,530 including domestic flights only

Lake Titicaca tour

This Lake Titicaca tour is a tailor made trip to discover Peru’s most famous lake, which makes a superb extension for travellers visiting Cusco and the Sacred Valley as we can incorporate the return bus trip between them. Or indeed an airline connection to Juliaca airport, just 32km west of the lake for a supplemental cost. Lake Titicaca is located at an elevation of 3,800m, with the traditional lakeside town of Puno your starting point. Spend a night at a hotel in Puno taking a boat out the next day to the floating reed islands of Uros, and also the Aymara-inhabited islands of Amantani and Taquile, staying in a family homestay on the former. The natural and cultural heritage of Lake ...Read more >
From £410 excluding flights

Arctic holiday for explorers

Set sail from Longyearbyen along the coastal islands of Svalbard on an expedition cruise that takes you into a true wilderness, to a wild, remote and unique corner of the Arctic - the Franz Josef Archipelago. The archipelago is part of the Russian Arctic National Park, an incredible nature sanctuary, home to nesting colonies of seabirds and to polar bears, walruses and rare whale species. Immense tidewater glaciers and glittering icebergs provide a stunning and dramatic backdrop to your voyage. Walk in the footsteps of famous explorers and witness the memorials and monuments and the remains of dwellings that are a testimony to incredible historic events that took place in this rugged corner ...Read more >
From £7,595 excluding flights

Polar bear expedition in Spitsbergen

This Arctic polar bear cruise takes place aboard an ice strengthened ship with a maximum of 134 passengers on board, all in comfortable ensuite cabins. You will be spending plenty of time on deck on this trip, however, with lots of observation space to take in the extraordinary landscapes of Spitsbergen and the Svalbard archipelago, home to the polar bears, Arctic foxes, walruses, seals, reindeer, whales and myriad Arctic birdlife. This includes a 360 degree top observation deck. On this small ship cruise you will also be travelling through some of the planet’s most dramatic landscapes, with icebergs, fjords and ice floes, many of which you can see up close on zodiac trips or on walking ...Read more >
From £3,499 excluding flights

Buenos Aires to Rio de Janeiro tour, 9 days

This Buenos Aires to Rio de Janeiro holiday is a tailor made trip which brings you to both of these magnificent cities, starting in the Argentinian capital and then working your way north, via domestic flights, to the border with Brazil. The border is also one of the highlights of the holiday because the spectacular Iguazu Falls forms one of the most fantastic frontiers ever, and you can see it from both country’s too, as each proffers a very different experience. Take guided tours in both Buenos Aires, otherwise known as ‘Paris of the South’ as well as Rio de Janeiro, where this holiday ends in style. This is a tailor made trip and so we can tweak the itinerary to suit your interests, ...Read more >
From £1,269 including domestic flights only

Icebreaker cruise to the North Pole

This incredible adventure starts in Murmansk, Russia. There you embark the nuclear-powered icebreaker 50 Let Pobedy for a roundtrip voyage to the geographic North Pole. Anticipation heightens as the mighty ship takes us smashing through the frozen Arctic Ocean toward our goal. In addition to the exhilaration of cruising aboard a state-of-the-art icebreaker and the thrill of standing at the top of the world, you also have the opportunity to explore the rarely visited Russian Arctic archipelago of Franz Josef Land. This is an extraordinary voyage on a one-of-a-kind ship, worthy of a true adventurer.Read more >
From £22,985 excluding flights

Antarctica discovery cruise

The spellbinding landscapes and wildlife of Antarctica are unfurled on a small ship cruise that offers a more environmentally friendly and more convenient way to explore one of the world’s final frontiers. Setting off from Ushuaia at the far southern tip of Argentina, you sail through the Beagle Channel and Drake Passage to the Antarctic Peninsula and a frozen world, where vast icebergs calf from glaciers, an unspoilt wilderness shaped by the harsh Antarctic climate. You’ll sail aboard a luxuriously equipped expedition vessel with its own fitness suite, sauna and saltwater pool. Perhaps start your day with a yoga session, before spending a few hours on the observation deck, camera close ...Read more >
From £4,495 excluding flights

Antarctica Christmas cruise

If you’re looking for a different, and seriously exciting, way to spend Christmas, then this Antarctic Christmas cruise aboard a luxurious expedition vessel will float your boat. Small ship cruising is the best way to explore the Great White Continent, allowing you to reach areas that larger cruise ships cannot while at the same time lessening the impact on local communities. You’ll board your ship in Ushuaia, the world’s southernmost city (departures are carefully timed to avoid most of the crowds in this popular resort) and travel via the legendary Beagle Channel and Drake Passage to the southern Shetlands and the Antarctic peninsula, and an incredible concentration of wildlife. Here ...Read more >
From £8,065 excluding flights

Russian High Arctic Cruise

This epic adventure of discovery takes you to some of the most remote and extreme regions of the Russian High Arctic. Setting sail from Murmansk, we explore heavily glaciated Novaya Zemlya (New Land), a vast area of pristine Arctic wilderness where polar bears roam. We sail further east to the ‘ice cellar of the Arctic’ - the Kara Sea, where we follow in the footsteps of the Arctic explorers who set out in search of the fabled Northeast Passage. We may even explore Severnaya Zemlya, the last major territorial discovery on the planet. Then on to Franz Josef Land, a group of 191 remote islands within the Arctic Circle and part of the Russian Arctic National Park. This is an itinerary for the ...Read more >
From £12,000 excluding flights

Iguazu Falls tour

This Iguazu Falls tour is a tailor made trip, with three days to take in this UNESCO World Heritage site from both the Brazil and Argentinian sides, as this colossal cascade forms one of the most dramatic natural frontiers between two countries imaginable. Iguazu Falls, also known as Iguaçu in Portuguese, are actually made up of 275 waterfalls which tumble through the countries’ rainforests and are a feature of two eponymous national parks. As well as taking in the great falls by land, following various trails, one of the highlights of this trip is to take the Rainforest Ecological train ride for 7km through tropical terrain in the Argentinian national park. The highlight for many ...Read more >
From £460 excluding flights

Arctic polar bear cruise, Spitsbergen

This Arctic polar bear cruise takes place aboard an ice strengthened ship with a maximum of 134 passengers on board, all in comfortable ensuite cabins. You will be spending plenty of time on deck on this trip, however, with lots of observation space to take in the extraordinary landscapes of Spitsbergen and the Svalbard archipelago, home to the polar bears, Arctic foxes, walruses, seals, whales and myriad Arctic birdlife. This includes a 360 degree top observation deck. On this small ship cruise you will also be travelling through some of the planet’s most dramatic landscapes, with icebergs, fjords and ice floes, many of which you can see up close on zodiac trips or on walking excursions, ...Read more >
From £1,919 excluding flights

Antarctica, Weddell Sea Quest holiday

This twelve day Antarctica expedition heads not only for the Antarctic Peninsula but also for the Shetland Islands and Weddell Sea. You embark your expedition ship in Ushuaia, Argentina, the M/V Ushuaia, a polar vessel that sleeps 88 passengers in 46 cabins. Of course there are also plenty of spaces for relaxing and observing the land and seascapes all around, such as the observation lounge, viewing deck and a lecture room with a well stocked library. After leaving Ushuaia, you head across Drake Passage, which is a two day crossing that can be both stomach churning and awe inspiring. What awaits, however, is the Antarctic Peninsula with its stark, icy mountains peaking as high as 3000m. ...Read more >
From £6,470 excluding flights

Canada and Greenland western Arctic cruise

This 20-day expedition cruise takes us far above the Arctic Circle, land of the midnight sun and realm of the polar bear. The east coast of Canada’s Baffin Island is home to towering mountains, deep fjords, colourful tundra and fascinating Inuit settlements. We hope to visit isolated Sam Ford Fjord with its majestic vertical granite cliffs and make a landing at historic Beechey Island. Follow in the footsteps of the Arctic explorers as we sail into Lancaster Sound, gateway to the Northwest Passage and one of the richest marine habitats in the Arctic. We then explore the beautiful island of Greenland, cruising the northwest and western coasts, searching for polar bears and other iconic ...Read more >
From £9,300 excluding flights

New years Antarctica cruise

If you’re looking to do something a little different next New Year, then opt for a small ship cruise through one of the most spectacular landscapes on Earth – Antarctica, the Great White Continent. Hear the immense crack of icebergs calving off towering glaciers. Watch as whales and dolphins breach the surface of the chilly waters. Set off in a kayak or a Zodiac boat to roam pristine coastline where seals perch on rocks. Strap on a pair of snowshoes to visit a teeming penguin colony or a scientific research station. Then return to the luxuriously fitted expedition vessel for a hot chocolate, and perhaps to warm up in the onboard sauna, or even with a yoga session. A small ship cruise is ...Read more >
From £4,835 excluding flights

Falkland Islands discovery holiday

Wildlife enthusiasts and photographers will be in their element with this enthralling small ship cruise around the ruggedly beautiful Falkland Islands, sailing from Buenos Aires and arriving 10 days later in Ushuaia, the world’s southernmost city. The Falklands are home to an astonishing range of wildlife. all framed against dramatic landscapes. Expect to see immense colonies of fur and elephant seals, no fewer than five species of penguin including rockhopper, king, Magellanic and gentoo, and a staggering number of seabirds. A high quality camera isn’t just recommended on this trip – most travellers find it completely essential! You’ll sail aboard a spacious expedition vessel that’s ...Read more >
From £3,705 excluding flights

Antarctica, South Georgia and Falklands holiday

This adventurous small ship cruise to Antarctica, one of the most remote places on Earth, will prove unforgettable for wildlife enthusiasts and photographers alike. Sailing from Ushuaia, the southernmost city in the world, departures are staggered to help relieve the pressure on a place with little infrastructure to cope with tourist crowds. You’ll cross the turbulent Drake Passage as you embark on a 21-day voyage of discovery, through the great white continent of Antarctica, the Falklands and South Georgia, following in the footsteps of the legendary explorer Ernest Shackleton. Tourism in Antarctica is strictly regulated with no more than 100 people from any cruise ship allowed on land ...Read more >
From £13,715 excluding flights

Costa Rica tour, activity and nature

This Costa Rica holiday is a tailor made tour of some of the country’s most spectacular national parks and reserves, starting with the unique Tortuguero National Park, only accessible by boat and famous for its green turtles, after which the park is named. You will also want to keep an eye out for manatees, caimans, monkeys and the elusive jaguar. In contrast, Arenal Volcano National Park can be explored via myriad walking trails on the ground or suspended in the forest canopy as this national park is famous for its magnificent canopy walkways. Monteverde Cloud Forest is the place to take a guided walk with an expert naturalist, so that you can identify the spectacular wildlife and, in ...Read more >
From £1,375 including domestic flights only

Antarctica expedition cruise

This 11 day expedition takes you from Ushuaia, on the southernmost tip of South America, to the Frozen Continent. The expertly planned itinerary leads you to discover immense, chattering penguin colonies, abundant seals, migratory whales and many species of seabirds as you cross the Drake Passage to reach the South Shetland Islands and the icy landscapes of the Antarctic Peninsula. Staying on board an ice-strengthened expedition vessel with observation lounge and bar, dining room, viewing deck and lecture facilities with library. As well as Zodiac boats to transport you for further Antarctic adventures. Note: We also offer Antarctic cruises lasting 10, 12 or 20 days, as well as detours ...Read more >
From £4,680 excluding flights
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