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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. On board one of the world's leading Polar expedition cruise ships, the M/S Expedition – as well as in Zodiacs – you’ll be navigating dramatic channels packed with sea ice, creaking glaciers and beautiful blue icebergs, all against an imposing backdrop of the Antarctic mountains, an extension of the mighty Andes. ... Read more >
From £4,680 excluding flights

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Antarctic Peninsula cruise, 10 days

This Antarctic Peninsula cruise, on board a small polar expedition ship, the M/V Ushuaia, starts in the Patagonian port of Ushuaia, heads across the legendary Drake Passage to then emerge into the spectacular landscapes of the Great White Continent. Spend four full days on board this ship, with Zodiac excursions as well, taking in the mountains, icebergs and islets of Antarctica as well as its prolific wildlife. Your ship accommodates maximum 84 passengers and is an ice strengthened vessel with a variety of cabin sizes, some ensuite and others with shared facilities. We have expert guides and naturalists on board who not only interpret the great sightings on board and on excursions, but ... Read more >
From £4,615 excluding flights

Arctic cruise, Spitsbergen

This Arctic cruise is an eight day voyage around the island of Spitsbergen, with plenty of supervised landings to explore the largest island in the Svalbard archipelago so that you can enjoy it from the perspectives of both land and sea. Starting in Longyearbyen, we head north taking in the great mountain ranges, glaciers, bird filled cliffs and Arctic wildlife that Spitsbergen has to offer. Wildlife watching on and around Spitsbergen includes polar bears, bearded seals, walruses, Arctic fox and a wonderful array of sea birds. You will be supervised by expert guides on Zodiac trips and landings, highlights of the latter including Ny Ålesund, the world’s most northerly permanent settlement ... Read more >
From £3,493 excluding flights

Crossing the Antarctic Circle expedition cruise

This twelve day Antarctic expedition takes you across the Polar Circle and into the most dramatic land and seascapes you can only imagine, until you get there. Staying on board a magnificent expedition ship, the M/V Ushuaia, this is an ice-strengthened vessel accommodating 88 passengers in 46 cabins. There is also the all important 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. And adventures are many on this trip as you travel through Antarctic mountain ranges, cross Drake Passage, admire masses of Adélie, gentoo and chinstrap penguins, stare in awe at the natural beauty ... Read more >
From £5,295 excluding flights

Highlights of Peru tour

This highlights of Peru tour is an independent trip, following a carefully crafted itinerary that takes you to some of Peru’s most famous and astounding cultural and natural heritage highlights. Starting in the waterfront capital of Lima, also famous for its superb restaurants and lively night life, you then take a flight to Puno, gateway to the great Lake Titicaca. From here you head higher into the Andes, crossing the iconic Antiplano to Cusco, the capital of the Incan Empire and also the starting point for your exploration in and around Machu Picchu, the giant Inca citadel and UNESCO World Heritage Site. With private transfers throughout, and small locally owned budget accommodation ... Read more >
From £1,349 including domestic flights only

Polar bear expedition in Spitsbergen

This Arctic polar bear cruise takes place on board the M/S Expedition, an ice strengthened ship with maximum 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 ... Read more >
From £3,499 excluding flights

Arctic cruise from Spitsbergen to Greenland

This Arctic cruise from Spitsbergen, the largest island in the Svalbard archipelago, takes you not only through the Arctic waters and landscapes of Spitsbergen but also on a magnificent journey to the fjords, Arctic wilderness and remote communities of Greenland and, finally, Iceland. On this journey you will be able to witness the change in landscape as we move south of the Arctic Circle with plenty of time to take in the wonders of both Northwest Spitsbergen National Park and Northeast Greenland National Park. On this trip there will be Zodiac expeditions to see icebergs and fjords up close, a chance to see polar bears and a wide array of whales, with luck, as well as the most ... Read more >
From £3,272 excluding flights

Highlights of Argentina tour

This highlights of Argentina tour is a tailor made holiday starting in the great capital city of Buenos Aires and ending at the equally great, but in a very different way, Iguazu Falls up in the north of the country. We recommend the itinerary below, which has worked really well for guests travelling independently before, as we have created a route with a great mixture of cultural and natural heritage highlights. We recommend spending the first three days in Buenos Aires, taking a guided tour of the city’s great sights as well as plenty of your own time to explore the city’s colonial sites, lively bars and 24/7 life is for living vibe. Then take an internal flight up north to Salta ... Read more >
From £1,440 including domestic flights only

Arctic polar bear cruise, Spitsbergen

This Arctic polar bear cruise takes place on board the M/S Expedition, an ice strengthened ship with maximum 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 ... Read more >
From £1,919 excluding flights

Highlights of Peru tour & Manu Biosphere

This highlights of Peru tour and Manu Biosphere is an independent trip, following a carefully crafted itinerary that takes you to some of Peru’s most famous and astounding cultural and natural heritage highlights. Starting in the waterfront capital of Lima, also famous for its superb restaurants and lively night life, you then take a flight to Cusco the heart of the ancient Incan civilisation. From here you head to Manu National Park to spend the next few days in the heart of the country’s largest national park, famous for its biodiversity with a mix of dense Amazon rainforest that stretches up to the Andes. Also a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, this part of the trip to Manu is supervised by ... Read more >
From £2,080 including domestic flights only

Peru holiday, colours of Peru

This Peru holiday is a two week cultural trip, travelling with a small group of like minded people to some of the country’s most well known natural and cultural highlights. Starting and ending in Lima, and using some domestic flights to help cover some gorgeous ground a bit more quickly, after visiting the capital you fly on to Juliaca which is gateway to Puno and the magnificent Lake Titicaca. The next leg of the journey is a long but stunning one, travelling by bus across the country’s altiplano for nine hours to reach the ancient Inca capital of Cusco. There is an upgrade option to take the luxury Andean Explorer Train up to Cusco for a real treat. We then spend four days in and around ... Read more >
From £3,735 including domestic flights only

South Georgia, Falklands and Antarctica cruise

Our South Georgia, Falklands and Antarctica cruise is a three week adventure through some of the greatest wildlife spots of the southern hemisphere, culminating in seas around the great Antarctic. Starting on the Patagonian tip at Ushuaia, board the M/S Expedition, a top class polar expedition ship accommodating 134 passengers. You will be staying in ensuite cabins, with either portholes or sea view windows. After crossing the Beagle Channel, your first stop is the Falkland Islands, an archipelago with a conflict ridden past, but a present that proffers the most spectacular tranquillity and wildlife. This includes five species of penguin, albatrosses, sea lions colonies, elephant seals ... Read more >
From £6,875 excluding flights
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