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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

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

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

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

Falkland Islands discovery holiday

Set sail from Argentina’s cosmopolitan capital of Buenos Aires, destination the remote, isolated and ruggedly beautiful Falkland Islands, a haven for wildlife. Prepare to be astounded by the incredible wildlife that inhabits this wild archipelago, from feisty rockhopper penguins to huge populations of black-browed albatrosses, large colonies of elephant and fur seals, dolphins, orcas and a host of birdlife. Vast open spaces with endless horizons, coastal wetlands, beautiful white sand beaches and dramatic rock faces set against stunning skies - these are the landscapes that await as you explore by Zodiac, on foot and maybe even by kayak. Incredible scenery, an abundance of fascinating ... Read more >
From £3,705 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

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

Pristine Antarctica holiday

This ten day Antarctica holiday takes you into the heart, coves and inlets of the Antarctic Peninsula during the month of November, which is when the already quiet waters and seascapes are even quieter. It is a beautiful time to experience the freshly blanketed snow, the beginning of nesting season for penguins and the start of whale migration to the south. Starting and ending in Ushuaia, Patagonia, you will be crossing the infamous Drake Passage, but the views and unforgettable Antarctic adventures at the other end make it extremely worthwhile. The trip is on board the MV Hondius, a vessel exceeding Polar Code sustainability requirements and built as an ice-strengthened vessel as the ... Read more >
From £4,550 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 expedition cruise, two weeks

Set sail aboard the comfortable and spacious polar expedition vessel, the Ocean Endeavour, to venture south to a milestone that few have journeyed, the Antarctic Circle, latitude 66° 33’. Leaving civilisation behind, cross the infamous Drake Passage and set a course towards the mighty frozen desert of the south, to begin your exploration of the Antarctic Peninsula. As your ship weaves its way through the icy waterways, absorb the beauty of your surroundings - majestic snow-capped peaks, immense tabular icebergs, dramatic ice carvings and shimmering glaciers. Zodiac cruises and shore landings take you to huge penguin rookeries and seal colonies as you look out for orcas and leopard seals ... Read more >
From £6,450 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

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

Summer Antarctic cruise

This 11 day summer Antarctic cruise takes you into the heart, coves and inlets of the Antarctic Peninsula during the month of January. Antarctica at this time of year creates ideal conditions for Zodiac operations to get up close and personal to extraordinary landscapes and wildlife, such as whales and penguins. Starting and ending in Ushuaia, Patagonia, you will be crossing the infamous Drake Passage, but the views and unforgettable Antarctic adventures at the other end make it extremely worthwhile. You travel on board MV Hondius, a vessel exceeding Polar Code sustainability requirements and built as an ice-strengthened vessel as the first polar-class 6 vessel. It accommodates 174 ... Read more >
From £5,565 excluding flights

10 day Antarctica holiday

This Antarctica holiday starts and ends in Ushuaia in Patagonia, where you board the Ocean Atlantic, a small ice-class expedition ship with 118 ensuite cabins and plenty of outdoor space as well as its own zodiacs for further exploration of the Antarctic landscapes and wildlife. The trip opens with a bit of a challenge, crossing the legendary Drake Passage which is long and sometimes tough on the stomach. However, you have a well deserved treat at the other end as you emerge into the landscapes of the Great White Continent. We have four full days exploring Antarctica’s waters, wildlife and wilderness following a route chosen by your skipper, with highlights including Lemaire Channel, ... Read more >
From £6,435 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 an ice-strengthened expedition vessel accommodating 88 passengers in 46 cabins, there are 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 of icebergs, and endeavour to cross the ... Read more >
From £5,295 excluding flights

Antarctica cruise, In Shackletons Wake

This Antarctica cruise which follows in Shackleton’s wake, the polar explorer who famously rescued his crew after their ship got trapped in ice after a mammoth operation in 1917. Your own mammoth journey starts in Ushuaia where you have a day to enjoy the southernmost city in the world, before boarding the Ocean Atlantic which sleeps maximum 195 passengers. The Ocean Atlantic is an ice class expedition ship which was refurbished recently and has a variety of inside and outside cabins, all ensuite and in different sizes from single to suites. There is plenty of observation room on deck, lounges, lecture halls as well as a jacuzzi, sauna and swimming pool. This trip is all about the ... Read more >
From £10,990 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

Christmas Antarctica cruise

Stunningly beautiful and alive with wildlife, this voyage offers Zodiac excursions, hiking, sea kayaking, visits to historic huts and even the opportunity to camp out on the Antarctic Peninsula. Wander through penguin colonies, visit a working research station and take a Zodiac cruise alongside beautifully sculptured icebergs. Surrounded by the breathtaking scenery of this pristine ice wilderness and a host of Antarctic wildlife, Christmas in Antarctica will be one that you will never forget. Read more >
From £8,430 excluding flights
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