Adventuring through Bhutan is the experience of a lifetime. Journey where few travelers have gone before, in a country where they have adopted the concept of Gross National Happiness and where snow-capped peaks are offset by ornate temples and colorful houses.
How do you improve a trip that already includes the Sacred Valley, the Inca Trail and Lake Titicaca? Throw in some bikes, a few kayaks, and loads of high-energy thrills, thats how! 'Peru Multisport' connects immersive cultural interaction and classic Peruvian landmarks.
Speckled with national parks, bustling cities, natural treasures and must-see monuments, the SouthwestAmericas great wide openis a living postcard.
Intriguing cities of central Europe are brought together as locals share their insight on the history and culture of Prague, Vienna and Budapest, with a pause in musical Salzburg too.
Meeting locals who teach you all about the traditions of their home nations. In Brazil's lively city of Rio, a cocktail mixologist teaches you to make the perfect caipirinha as you experience the buzz, Carnival spirit and barbecued meats at a local churrascaria.
This spotlight on America's Sunshine State features Florida's top attractions: the hotspots of Miami and Key West, natural spectacle of the Everglades, and cutting-edge Kennedy Space Center.
Awe-inspiring volcanoes, royal beaches and the Sleeping Giant mountain ridge mark your progress, on this laid-back journey of discovery of Oahu, Hawaii, Maui and Kauai.
Churchill and Wordsworth. Castles and legends. Rugged beauty and hidden places. The icons and secrets of Britain and Ireland are explored in a cross-country itinerary over land and sea.
This escapade sees your family zipping over sand dunes, walking over the Golden Gate Bridge, riding the Rogue River, exploring tide pools and learning about the notorious Ring-of-Fire.
This nicely paced journey gives you glow worms, geysers and Maori culture in New Zealand; in Australia the Great Barrier Reef, Melbourne's local secrets, the Sydney Opera House and Aboriginal art. In Melbourne you'll explore eccentric corners of the hidden laneways.
Ready for the ultimate experience of the Khumbu? Our adventurous 20-day trek brings us to the top of Kala Patar (18,365'), a trekker’s peak with sensational views of Everest’s entire Southwest Face (the best you’ll get without climbing it), and to Gokyo Ri (17,500').
If the wonders of the underwater world capture your imagination, join us for a dream journey to the southwest Philippines’ remote Palawan province, a stunning archipelago in the heart of the famed Indo-Pacific Coral Triangle, the world’s most biologically diverse marine region.
Explore the thrilling and unspoiled vastness of the Patagonia region on this journey to the end of the world. Starting in the lively capital city of Santiago, jump right into the fun of this tour by heading to Santa Rita Winery, where youll learn about the wine-making process and taste, blend, and
This tour is truly an adventure. We start by canoeing down 100 miles of the mighty Yukon River the third longest river in North America. Then we return by bicycle on dirt roads through Alaska and the Yukon Territory of Canada back to our starting point in Dawson City.
Experienced, knowledgeable, and personable naturalist guides will bring your explorations to life, while the marine wonders of Micronesia will leave you with extraordinary memories of a lifetime. And by traveling with WWF, you are supporting conservation work around the globe.
Unique expedition crossing the Arctic Circle and including the isolated and pristine Wrangel and Herald Islands of Russia
The Galapagos are not only a world-famous haven for wildlife, but an incredible archipelago of diverse islands that each offer different experiences.
On this multifaceted journey, we will survey some of Indias most important cultural centers, iconic monuments, UNESCO World Heritage sites and beautiful wilderness areas.
The vibrant culture of "Nawlins", Acadian and Creole influences, and Stories by Ken Burns enrich our inspiring 8-day French Louisiana and New Orleans tour.
Prayer flags flutter on wind-swept passes, snow-capped Himalayan peaks touch cobalt skies, plains of green barley and yellow canola shoulder treeless brown slopes and mountain monasteries echo the chants of monks. The sights and sounds of Tibet are fantastic and, for many, magnetic.
This Danube River Cruise Tour follows in the footsteps of the Habsburgs, showcasing the historic European river port cities of the former Austro-Hungarian Empireamong central Europes most riveting destinations.
This is an adventure you will always remember.
When Arthur Conan Doyle wrote ‘The Lost World’, he was inspired by the Table Mountains of Southeast Venezuela. A series of mysterious mountain tops almost inaccessible from the surrounding jungle was to capture the imagination of a generation of armchair travellers.
Think every trail in the Great American West has been blazed by now? Spread across 22 glorious days, this trip takes you on an incredible loop from beautiful San Francisco and back again with stops in LA, San Diego, Phoenix and Vegas along the way. Three weeks, a memory of a lifetime.
Travel through Austria, Slovakia, Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic. The Best of Central Europe tour combines popular sights with unique experiences. Experience the best of this old-world region on a journey through enchanting Central Europe.
East of the Black Sea and separated from Russia by the long chain of the Caucasus Mountains, Georgia is one of the most exciting adventure travel destinations in Europe. This is a short trekking holiday at a generally easy pace.
Experience the cultural charm of Edinburgh, look for the Loch Ness Monster, visit Galway Cathedral, explore Wicklow National Park and savour the delights of Dublin in comfortable style.
Enjoy our World in One Country Safari, this accommodated and comfortable South Africa safari also includes Lesotho and Swaziland! Enjoy a World in One Country with Jenman Safaris!
Veer off the usual Balkan route and discover some of the regions lesser-visited attractions on this intriguing backroads adventure.
Trek and camp at the top of Venezuela's Mount Roraima. Conan Doyles classic adventure novel was inspired by Venezuelas Lost World, a region of dense jungle and rolling grassland dominated by immense sandstone table mountains known as tepuys.
Centuries before any tourist thought about trekking Patagonia, King Charles V of Spain named this windswept archipelago Tierra del Fuego (Land of Fire) after Magellan reported seeing smoke there. Today increasing numbers of travelers are seeking out the thrills and solitude of this magical place on
Think of the Himalayas, and you'll inevitably think of Mount Everest.
Visit Oman and experience the bustling bazaars of Muscat, the Wadi Bani Khalid oasis and the country's numerous atmospheric ancient forts.
Guatemala is rich in both culture and environment, with access to rainforests, rivers and ancient architecture.
Short on time but need more of Costa Rica? Tortuguero National Park, home to the Caribbean’s most important breeding ground for endangered green sea turtles, is the place for you. Travel from San José through banana plantations to the Caribbean Coast where you'll catch a boat to Tortuguero.
"A Dutchman without a bike is like a fish without water" so the saying goes. In Holland, with nearly one bicycle for every person, everyone rides - even the king and queen. And in bike-crazy Belgium, home of cycling great Eddie Merckx, passion for le vélo is legendary.
Explore lost civilisations in Mexico, Guatemala and Honduras. Nomadic tribes settled some 3,000 years ago, establishing foundations of some of the most sophisticated ancient civilisations.
Journey to the Lost World of the Mayans is probably the most exhilarating Mayan trip you will ever encounter. This fantastic adventure includes the great Mayan cities of Tikal (Guatemala), Copan (Honduras), Caracol (Belize), Palenque, Uxmal, Chichen Itza and Tulum (Mexico).
In a country of such stark geographical contrasts as Argentina, here is a Patagonia hiking adventure trip that captures its extremes. You'll visit two of the continent's top attractions, from the southernmost region of Argentina Patagonia to witness the most famous glacier of all, Perito Moreno, to
Saqqara and Memphis have a lot going for them: less tourists, less traffic, and some pretty impressive credentials. Join this Cairo tour to see the oldest stone pyramid in the world and the ancient capital of Lower Egypt.
Travel on a journey around Nepal. From Kathmandu travel through Pokhara and Bandipur, meet the creatures of Chitwan National Park and discover the colours and characters of the 'roof of the world'.
Many people put Patagonia on their list of places to visit, yet Patagonia trekking is not everyone's cup of tea. We've designed this Patagonia tour around those two facts. Without having to ascend mountains or camp in the wilderness, you'll be able to appreciate the region's stark beauty.
Set sail to explore the huge and beautiful island of Sicily, then ply the Barbary Coast of North Africa to discover incredibly well preserved Greek and Roman ruins by the sea in Tunisia and Algeria, finishing with a voyage along Moroccos exotic coast from Tangiers to Casablanca.
This excellent adventure holiday includes the chance to see many of Bhutan's most important towns and monasteries, as we journey to the beautiful region of Bumthang at the heart of the kingdom. This holiday offers a real insight into the cultural highlights and spectacular scenery of this kingdom.
See the 'big five' of Greek cuisine in their natural habitat: ouzo, feta, olives, olive oil, and koulouri! If you don't know what koulouri is you soon will as this Athens tour explains it all live as you eat it.
This is the perfect vacation for those who are interested in World War II, historical Poland, and the concentration camps that are living memorials of those days. Start in Warsaw and see the city before and after wartime destruction during a moving film in the Historical Museum.
Experience an authentic ‘Wild West’ adventure with the whole family, exploring the spectacular national parks of the southwest. This is the ideal adventure that samples the very best of an incomparable region, combining stunning scenery and horse riding in a ranch.
A trek through the spectacular High Atlas Mountains is not just one of the most scenic hikes in the world—it’s also an immersion into the culture of the Berber people, Morocco’s original inhabitants.
Distinctive scenery and memorable walks in the beautiful Pyrenees
Join in the celebrations of one of the world's most bizarre cultural institutions – Mexico's Day of the Dead – on this special festival themed trip running over the Halloween period.
There’s so much that’s awesome about Australia that it’s hard to nail down what’s best. We think we’ve managed to do it on this 10-day trip from Perth up the coast to Exmouth. We pack in plenty of authentic Aussie experiences, from spotting tons of native wildlife to taking canoe tours.
Visit four unique Portuguese islands
Towering chedis amidst crumbling ruins create the ancient city of Ayutthaya. Situated just north of Bangkok, Ayutthaya once claimed Thailand's capital, but that governance ended abruptly in 1767 when the city was sacked by Burmese invaders.
Travel to Ethiopia, a land of legends and one the world's most fascinating destinations. Our adventure begins in Addis Ababa and traverses the northern historic route visiting Lake Tana, Gondar, Lalibela and Axum, featuring several UNESCO world heritage sites.
There's so much more to Dubai than ultra-modern shopping malls. Head to the old ports, souks, and heritage villages to learn about peral hunting, the gold trade and sweet making, on this Dubai tour that mixes the modern with the olden.
A magical trip for honeymooners and couples alike. Get lost in your breathtaking surroundings as you forget about the world and all its worries and distractions and find the space and time with your significant other to enjoy the world and all its richness.
Join a local guide to get in touch with Cairo's Islamic heart. From backstreet bazaars to minaret-topped mosques, and neighbourhood coffee houses, these are the places that make Egypt's sprawling capital what it is. This is an essential Cairo travel experience!
Get real! Skip the superficial and dive deep on this Sydney tour that reveals the bizarre backstories and incredible histories of the city's icons. Behind the froth and bubble of sexy Sydney lies the stories of the winners who made it... and losers who didn't.
See the Pyramids like theyre shown in the photos without any tourists! Head out to this iconic Egyptian landmark super early, beating both the crowds and the heat, and get some alone time with the Sphinx. We hear hes more charming when hes on his own
The home of K Pop, Seoul's urban core is hip and happening. Head to an area full of hanoks (historic houses), then learn about Korean royalty at their UNESCO World Heritage digs on this Seoul tour.
Closed to outsiders for years, Bhutan finally opened its borders to reveal a timeless Buddhist culture and joyful land. Nestled in the Himalayas, it offers countless gifts: exuberant cities flowing with colorful life; rich history; centuries-old mountain monasteries steeped in tradition.
Botswanas diverse ecosystems are astounding, from magnificent Chobe National Park, sheltering the worlds largest elephant herds, to the wildlife paradise of the Okavango Delta, an exquisite wetland surrounded by the great Kalahari thirstlands.
A week of serendipitous coastal walking in the Algarve of Portugal through the Sudoeste Alentejano en Costa Vicentina' National Park, to Cabo de Sao Vincente, the southwestern-most point on the European continent. The holiday is perfect for lovers of long distance path walking.
Our voyage aboard the Island Sky reveals India's rich cultural heritage and the amazing historic sites of lush Sri Lanka, combined with fantastic snorkeling adventures amid the stunning natural beauty of the Maldives.
Our hiker’s dream journey brings you to the best gem of Europe, including Piran, on the blue Adriatic, where you’ll explore Venetian Gothic architecture and savor where you’ll explore Venetian Gothic architecture and savor fresh seafood at waterfront cafes.
Wandering the cobblestone streets of Cairo, we admire a busy, developing city with a mixture of modern and traditional ways of living and one that holds the titles of largest city in Africa and in the Middle East.
The scenic tranquility of England’s Lake District has inspired writers and artists for centuries. Its slower way of life is well suited to leisurely adventures. Rolling hills, gentle mountains, and sparkling lakes merge into deep green fields edged by thick forests.
With a turbulent history that stretches back to the 7th century, a diverse topography of great beauty and an ever-welcoming people who are still in the process of trying to adapt to a capitalist framework, Bulgaria is a land of intriguing contrasts that proves a highly rewarding tour destination.
Our stunning trek brings you through a dazzling range of landscapes, from the brilliant green terraces, bamboo groves, and rhododendron forests of Gurung country right to Annapurna Base Camp, set in a spectacular glacier world surrounded by peaks more than 23,000 feet high.
Classic ascents of Pokhalde, Chukhung Ri & Island Peak in the heart of the Everest region.
Namibia is a land of surreal beauty, where mountains rise from the oldest desert on earth. It is also home to the most extraordinary story of wildlife conservation.
This walking and camping holiday is fully supported with a trek crew and camels that carry all of our equipment. During each day's walk you need only carry what you require that day. The holiday involves coastal walking with some ascent and descent on a variety of terrain.
This extraordinary safari brings you up close to the best that Tanzania and Kenya have to offerfrom the plains of the Serengeti to the depths of Ngorongoro Crater and from the swamps of Amboseli National Park to the famed Maasai Mara.
Explore Sabah's fantastic beauty on a 7 day journey with us, capturing the best parts including the nearby Tunku Abdul Rahman marine park islands, the Mount Kinabalu world heritage areas, turtle watching at Selingan island.
Our hiking adventure takes you to the tranquil realms of Tinos, Naxos, and rugged Amorgos, where bougainvillea-draped hill villages are suspended above the gleaming Aegean. Our paths lead to bright blue-domed churches, up to cliff-perched monasteries, and through tiny villages.
There's a reason Halong Bay is one of the most photographed places in Vietnam - it's ridiculously beautiful. Hop on a traditional junk, glide through the azure waters with a drink in one hand, and a spot of seafood in the other. There's no better way to travel Halong Bay!
All The Magic Of Mardi Gras. All Yours In Mardi Gras World. Since 1947, our artists and craftsmen have designed and built the oldest and biggest parades for Mardi Gras, with over 500 floats built and decorated each year.
North of the main ranges of the Indian Himalaya, the remote province of Ladakh is beyond the influence of the monsoon and perfect for trekking during the summer holiday period. This excellent holiday is topped off with a visit to Agra and the magnificent Taj Mahal.
This is a travelers dream journeyexploring the Nile by dahabiya, a private two-masted river yacht that holds just 12 passengers. Its an intimate and relaxed way to travel!
A wonderful and wild walking holiday trekking amongst the unique landscapes of Iceland. Our trekking route takes us across the dramatic volcanic region of the Fjallabak, one of the most spectacular places for a walking holiday in Europe.
Classic walking holiday adventure trekking around Monte Rosa in the Swiss Alps. One of the finest long-distance trekking opportunities in alpine Europe is the walking circuit of the huge, many-summitted massif of Monte Rosa (4634m/15200ft) in the Swiss Alps.
This shorter safari allows you to focuses intensely on Mountain Gorillas. Immediately upon arrival in Kigali, Rwanda, ourney up through the lush, terraced hillsides to the forests of the Virungas.
This trek is our interpretation of the classic trek route in Bhutan.
Unwind. Join us in the Rockies and escape the drone of phones, traffic, email, fax machines and your whining boss, to a place where the only sound you hear is the wild beating heart of the Rocky Mountains – and your horses running free.
A day-long cycling retreat from Phnom Penh into the countryside, the Oudong trail reveals Cambodia's ancient beauty. We'll cycle sienna dirt roads that lead through swaying rice fields, past blooming lily ponds, and into stilted villages.
Explore the long forbidden 'Tibetan' Kingdom of Mustang.
Got G.O.T.? Let us transport you to Westeros in this walking tour of Diocletians Palace. This impressively preserved Roman camp will bring Game of Thrones to life as you walk in the footsteps of the Unsullied, plot your revenge in its narrow streets like Khaleesi, and dine on a feast fit for Tyrion.
With over 6,000 islands contained within its borders, the Philippines is one of the largest archipelagos in the world.
Macedonia is indeed one of the last frontiers of Europe and its mountainous landscapes are heaven for anyone looking to take an adventure holiday in the the great outdoors. This bespoke itinerary offers great hiking opportunities in the mountains scattered across the west of Macedonia.
An epic South America trip ought to be on everyones bucket list so why not tick this one off well ahead of time?
South Africa may be well-known for its game reserves and expansive deserts, but avid boaters will tell you the whitewater is among the best in the world. On this trip we escape the winters of North America to bask in the warm summer sun.
For three days you ride through the central highlands of Dalat, enjoying the temperate climate as you encounter the hill tribe people (Montagnards), many of whom still don traditional dress. After a day of rewarding riding, enjoy the French colonial atmosphere of Dalat.Karakoram Highway Vista.
Experience the breathtaking beauty of southwestern Utah, one of the world's best mountain bike destinations. Ride famous trails like Thunder Mountain and Gooseberry Mesa, as well as lesser-known and secret gems like Grafton Mesa, Dark Hollow, and Broken Mesa.
Did you know that the largest tract of wilderness east of the Rocky Mountains is in South Florida? Explore that wilderness, Everglades National Park, with us on foot, by sea kayak, and by canoe, camping for two of your nights in the parks farthest reaches.
Borneo conjures up images of intrepid explorers, dense tropical rainforest, a dazzling array of tropical wildlife and of course, the great ape indigenous to this island, the orangutan. This week long cycling adventure takes in Kuching, the culturally diverse, lively capital of Sarawak.
This classic trekking route around the high peaks of the Ecrins National Park has long been a favourite amongst French 'randonneurs'. Largely following the route of the GR54 we explore the high valleys of the Valgaudemar Oisans and Briancon regions.
Enjoy a wealth of tracks and Pyrenean views. This is an opportunity to ski on the 1400m high plateau of the Cerdagne and Capcir regions in one of the sunniest areas in the Pyrenees.
The Scottish Sea Kayak Trail is Europe’s first long distance sea kayak trail, stretching from Gigha in the south to the Summer Isles in the north. The trail was created by sea kayaking aficionado Simon Willis to encourage sea kayakers to explore Scotland’s west coast.
This adventure, trekking and walking holiday in Japan takes in the land of contrasts - from the magnificent natural wonder of Mt Fuji to the dynamic modernism of Tokyo. Our holiday to Japan includes 5 nights in Kyoto embracing the culture of Japan.
The Julian Alps lie at the eastern extremity of the main European alpine chain. This classic Lakes and Mountains' walking holiday is the perfect introduction to moderate alpine hiking in a spectacular setting and with all the comforts of a hotel base.
O.A.R.S. hiking trip on the Middle Fork of the Salmon includes guided hiking along the Wild & Scenic Middle Fork combined with several days of rafting. Enjoy beautiful beach camps, epic hikes, side creeks and waterfalls, historic sites and delicious riverside meals.
The scenic tranquility of Englands Lake District has inspired writers and artists for centuries. Its slower way of life is well suited to leisurely adventures. Rolling hills, gentle mountains, and sparkling lakes merge into deep green fields edged by thick forests.
With distinctive limestone spires, wind-etched cliffs, lush, green valleys, the Dolomite Mountains are a naturalist’s dream. But don’t miss out on the region’s cultural treasures: from the cathedral and cloisters of Bressanone, the cobbled lanes and mountainside vineyards of its Tyrolean hamlets.
This 11-day cruise to Antarctica is aboard the MS Expedition, a recently refitted and refurbished vessel, and uniquely equipped to meet the demands of cruising in polar regions. We return through the Drake Passage with magical memories of an enchanted world.
This trip gives you the best of both worlds in one of the most scenic areas in Wine Country—the Green Valley. Enjoy wine tasting as we bike to wineries in the morning, and kayak on the Russian River in the afternoon.
Forget watching History Channel documentaries, why not see the landmarks that shaped America in real life on this Philadelphia tour? From the building where the US Constitution was signed to George Washington's house, and a church where America's founding fathers once sat!
The remote Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan is well known for it's untouched wilderness, rich Buddhist culture and a history steeped in mystique and legend. This unique journey of discovery encompasses all that Bhutan has to offer taking in the 'must see' highlights of both western and central Bhutan.
In the north-eastern corner of Portugal, the Tras-os-Montes district is a paradise for donkeys and hikers alike. Tras-os-Montes, literally means Beyond-the-Hills and is an unspoilt area with authentic rural charm, close to the Douro River which forms the border with Spain.
Explore Namibia's vast open spaces, shifting desert scenery, wildlife and traditional tribes. The scenic beauty of Namibia is only matched by its diversity. Deep canyons, towering sand dunes, otherworldly rock formations.
Chance to see the rare and elusive Snow Leopard amidst the snowcapped Indian Himalaya. Snow leopards are one of the world's most elusive mammals but in winter they descend from the high Himalaya in search of food.
This unique family adventure holiday in Peru combines all the essential main areas that you would wish to visit including the Amazon rainforest, Cusco, a day on the Inca Trail, Machu Picchu and Lake Titicaca. This is one of the best family adventure holidays in Peru, you might as well do it right!
Spain has a spectacular past that seems to be alive today; ancient Roman bridges still being used just blend into the modern countryside and those who depend on the structures don't think twice before crossing them.
One of the world’s most astounding natural events occurs each year in North America, featuring one of its most unlikely creatures, the delicate monarch butterfly. Join our small group to experience this moving phenomenon, enhanced by Mexico’s premier naturalist guides.
Extending for thousands of kilometres across Central Asia, the Tien Shan is one of the world's great mountain ranges. This brilliant 2-week adventure holiday in Kazakhstan spends time at the spectacular heart of the Tien Shan range and provides a real taste of Central Asia!
Trekking past stunning Andean peaks, turquoise glacial lakes, and remote Quechuan settlements; this is Peru at its most authentic. A day of hiking in Peru will surely create indelible memories - 11 days of hiking and trekking on this adventure may change you forever.
The contrasts of Italys incredibly beautiful lake country are a vision you will long remember. Above, snowy Alpine spires dazzle the eye; below, warm valleys and tumbling mountain waters welcome and refresh.
An exciting and challenging walking holiday adventure trekking in the Jotunheimen region of Norway. The trails are predominantly good but there are sections of scree, bare rock, boulder fields and some easy scrambling. This is probably the most famous and best mountain walking route in Norway.
It’s a land of yaks and yetis, stupas and Sherpas and some of the best mountain biking on earth. Nepal’s craggy chunk of the Himalayas offers world-class terrain - peppered with rustic mountain villages, and hundreds of undulating trails that have been trodden upon for centuries.
Come kayak with humpback whales in Johnstone Strait and Blackfish Sound located in Vancouver Islands incredible inside passage, one of the best locations in the world to observe humpbacks in their natural habitat. Spend 5 days and 4 nights in the heart of humpback territory.
Spectacular climbing expedition in Condoriri with ascents on Huayna Potosi & Illimani (6462m).
Hugging eight European countries, the 1,200-km-stretch of the Alps is a year-round playground for adventure seekers and R&R experts alike.
Take advantage of Slovakias shimmering landscapes and explore it in a new way every day.
Trek scenic trails under and around Mont Blanc, Europe’s tallest mountain
This tour offers you a unique perspective on local life and social issues in Kampala. Home to some of the most vulnerable populations in Uganda, the Kisenyi slums are an example of how local NGOs are working to improve living conditions, from sanitation to employment.
Trekking the Prokljetije or Accursed Mountains, this walking holiday crosses several international frontiers in the wild borderlands of Kosovo, Albania and Montenegro. Offering a glimpse into ancient and traditional cultures of the Balkans, this unique trekking holiday won't disappoint.
Ski in Slovakia's most popular cross-country destination. In the heart of Slovakia's High Tatras lies Smokovec, a top quality mountain town carefully picked for our week of cross country skiing.
Walk in Italy's most spectacular mountain range. On the northern edge of Italy's most impressive mountain range, just north of the famous town of Cortina d'Ampezzo, lies the charming village of Villabassa. Situated in the Alta Pusteria Valley, a beautiful and authentic South Tyrolean region.
The Maasailand Safari is an extraordinary opportunity to combine wildlife safaris in the great game parks of Kenya with a profound cross-cultural experience that will change your perspective on life. This Africa safari ranks as one of National Geographics 50 Best Trips of a Lifetime.
Accessed through the city of Johannesburg, the spectacular north-eastern corner of South Africa is also home to some of the world's finest game reserves. With a specialist guide and comfortable private transport, this holidays includes game drives in the world-famous Kruger National Park.
We will be overwhelmed by the visuals, from the lush rolling hills to the quaint villages scattered throughout the area, which speed past us while we take a ride along rural dirt roads.
We've taken one of our most popular adventures and created an introductory trip perfect for first time mountain bikers. The Grand Canyon National Park is your host as you learn new skills and meet new friends, all the while enjoying the natural grandeur of the canyon.
Lose yourself on sublime singletrack along Northern California’s most rugged and deserted coastline. Breathe deep and let your cares fall away among the world’s oldest and tallest Redwood trees. Epic trails and world class scenery combine effortlessly on this trip of a lifetime.
This trip covers the 'must-sees' in Yunnan and Tibet and some of the more accessible sections of the ancient route. You will learn about distinctive cultures and religions on this trip.
We bike and hike the abundant geographical diversity of this country steeped in history as we adventure from the heart of wine country, past monasteries that have stood for centuries, to the alpine meadows of the Greater Caucasus mountain range. All in all, an amazing adventure through Caucasus.
Did you get the memo? There's a beer revolution going down in Costa Rica! Craft beer is here in a big way, and this San Jose beer tour is out to prove that by showing you just how crazy locals are over their beer, and plying you with samples so you understand the phenomenon on a first-hand basis.
At the crossroads between East and West, the Balkan Peninsula is a hidden gem waiting to be discovered. From the coastal city of Dubrovnik up into the mountains of Montenegro and the highest peak in Bosnia, cross the Balkans on two feet.
Epic riding and scenery of Southwestern Utah
This unique sailing adventure takes you to a side of France few get to see.
If you are looking for a brilliant new walking holiday in the sun, this is one to consider. After a free day amongst the delights of Cape Town, we set off on a fully guided, 60 kilometre, 5-day hike, which will take us from the top of Table Mountain to Cape Point.
This is Polar cruising in the Arctic for those that want to do more than just sit and watch! The comfortable MV Plancius is our base camp during the voyage around Spitzbergen and Svalbard. We will have several different base camp locations in the various fjords and inlets during the voyage.
Similar to our Realm of the Polar Bear but with 3 additional days in Arctic waters, this exciting 10-day cruise to the Svalbard archipelago is a once in a life time opportunity to see polar bears and other arctic wildlife in their natural habitat while cruising along some coastlines in the world.
Explore some of Europe's prettiest old towns. At Christmas, as cold winter nights decent over Northern Europe the pretty capitals of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia come alive.
Discover Via Ferrata in the Italian Dolomites. This is the perfect trip for walkers who enjoy scrambling and are looking for a new challenge.
Spot monkeys and tropical wildlife along the Tortuguero canals, relax on the Pacific coast, get active in the Arenal volcano region, soak in relaxing hot springs after a hard day of play.
Hiking in the cloud forest reserve near Monteverde, Ziplining through the treetops, relaxing on the beach at beautiful Manuel Antonio.
This compact vacation delivers the pristine wilderness of several national parks and the soaring beauty of the Rockies on both sides of the Canada/U.S. border. From Calgary, travel to Waterton Lakes National Park, a beautiful national park with rugged mountains, beautiful water, and wilderness.
The River of Kings Ride through Thailand exposes you to the kingdom’s ancient history and colorful culture. The route follows quiet back roads where you will be amazed at how little traffic is encountered.
Confident cooks and hopeless pot burners will equally love this Hoi An tour focused on food. Hit the market with a local to source some fresh ingredients, then learn to cook old-school Vietnamese food faves at a family-run restaurant. The best part? You get to eat your creations.
From the mountains to the sea, New Zealand’s entire South Island feels like one big national park—no wonder Kiwis celebrate any opportunity to “have a go” at outdoor adventure!
One of the first things we're taught in life is the value of sharing. But out here in Yellowstone, as the snow piles high among silent meadows and lodgepole pine forests, having it all to ourselves seems pretty sweet. Like it's here only for us.
Bicycling in Bhutan is rewarded with stunning views, pristine nature and long descents. However, those vistas come at a price of long, but gentle, climbs at high altitude, but the riding is on good paved roads with little traffic. Your journey to this unique country an opportunity of a lifetime.
We travel through the magnificent scenery of Slovenia, where we spend time exploring centuries-old churches and castles, gazing at idyllic lakes and meandering down the market streets of charming towns, all set against the spectacular backdrop of the Karavanke mountains and the Julian Alps.
Traverse the Mountain Kingdoms of Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan. This challenging tour through Central Asia's mountains is an enthralling experience.
Embark on an adventure holiday in the Philippines, from the mountains to the sea. Visit Manila, Banaue, and Mt Pinatubo and relax in Boracay.
As we make our way through spectacular landscapes of mountain-fringed plains, looming volcanic peaks and rolling grasslands, we discover for ourselves the natural wonders that bring Kenya and Tanzania worldwide acclaim.
The Kingdoms Of The Himalaya tour is a 29 day trip that starts in Delhi. It is a journey in search of the roots of Buddhism. A trip through the most mountainous region on the planet, between Nepal, China, Bhutan and India.
Tracing a route through the capital cities of Eastern Europe via the Balkans and culminating in Hungary.
The Spectacular scenery of the American Southwest
If you're looking for a fast but full visit around Iceland, this 7-day trip fits the bill perfectly.
This family holiday in India combines the excitement of bustling and glitzy Mumbai with the warm seas and coconut palm beaches of Goa, keeping all members of the family happy! This family holiday departs from the typical tourist trail to immerse itself in the crazy, colourful world of Bollywood.
This snowshoeing holiday in the Canadian Rockies and Yellowstone National Park really is the ultimate in wilderness experience and wintery magic. In the Canadian Rockies we have snowshoeing days in the Banff and Lake Louise areas including Lake Agnes and Emerald Lake, a holiday of a life-time.
Offering the best of Nepal without trekking or camping, we begin this discovery holiday with 2 days of exploration amongst the temples and market streets of Kathmandu and the nearby UNESCO heritage site of Bhaktapur.
A paradise for nature lovers with sapphire lakes framed by endemic flowers, deep fertile craters of dormant volcanoes and breathtaking coastal vistas. Each island retains its own character and traditions, but the true focus lies beneath the waves where whales and inquisitive dolphins await.
The ultimate primate experience, trek through local villages and lush rainforests with the breathtaking reward of finding yourself in the company of a family of gorillas. A close encounter with these amazing animals is not soon forgotten.
Commencing at the airport gateway of Amman, then travelling overland through Israel to Tel Aviv, this short trip takes in all the history and stories from the Bible along the way.
Straddling the districts of Garhwal and Kumaon, close to the Nepalese border, Nanda Devi (7817m) is the geographical and spiritual high point of India. Visits to several villages and shepherds' camps provide a wealth of cultural interest and help to make this a wholly memorable trekking holiday.
This relaxed safari in Kenya and Tanzania tours you through East Africa's most impressive wildlife reserves and to regions teeming with elephant, hippo, giraffe, buffalo, flamingos and more. Our expert local guides take you on a stunning journey through Tarangire National Park.
This active family vacation to Turkey brings you and your loved ones through countless Roman, Greek and Byzantine ruins, whitewashed towns and local villages and to the turquoise waters where the Aegean meets the Mediterranean.
Introduced in 2014, this trip has everything from magnificent scenery, challenging climbs, exciting descents and fantastic food. Riding through 5 different mountain ranges in one of Europes last wilderness regions this makes for the ultimate road cycling trip.
Imagine staring up at the impressive bronze statue that stands in the middle of the Plaza de Armas in Lima. Then, in this same daydream, visualize the beautiful scenery of the Vilcanota River gorge passing along the outside of a train window en route to the famous Machu Picchu.
Each winter gray whales migrate south from their arctic feeding grounds to breed and rear their young in Baja Californias and Mexico's sheltered lagoons, making it one of North Americas premier whale watching sites.
A memorable adventure that will take you to some beautiful places and help uncover the Big Five - lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo and rhino.
This Cuban family adventure takes us to magnificent Spanish colonial towns and to some of this beguiling Caribbean island's most spectacular natural landscapes. Highlighting Cuba's special mix of culture, scenery and history, this is a fun and exciting experience for the whole family.
In this superb adventure, we have put together a family holiday which explores the best of Vietnam. From the Red River Delta in the north to the Mekong Delta in the south and ends perfectly with 2 full days of relaxation at a comfortable beach hotel in the laid-back resort of Phan Thiet.
Embark on a Peru tour to explore the soaring Andes, fascinating Machu Picchu and majestic Lake Titicaca. In just one week, visit the legendary Inca ruins of the Sacred Valley, stopping along the way to bargain at colorful Indian markets. Explore the town of Cusco, an architectural jewel, full of Inc
The Golden Temple, British hill stations and Tibetan culture, a different view of India. India is a land of enormous cultural and geographical diversity, particularly in the north where the plains meet the Himalaya.
The sacred Ausangate (6372m), the highest snowy mountain in the Cusco area. A high and wild trekking circuit winds its way through this rarely-visited range. If you are looking for a remote and challenging alternative to the Inca trail trek then this is the holiday for you!
Recognized by National Geographic Traveler magazine as a "Tour of a Lifetime" and one of their "10 Great Adventure Trips That Give Back." Our Tigers and Travels trip to India is an in-depth and comprehensive India tour dedicated to the search for the elusive tiger.
This is a classic mountain bike holiday adventure in Morocco's arid Jebel Sahro region. With the snow-covered peaks of the High Atlas to the north and the Sahara to the south, the climate of the Jebel Sahro in southern Morocco is the perfect place for cycling outside the summer months.
Wander the land that gave the world Genghis Khan and experience the rich pageantry and intense competitions of the legendary Naadam Festival. Witness giants wrestle, archers hit impossible targets and horses race across grasslands to glory. Travel the regions steppes and sand dunes.
This exhilarating trip through the mountains features day treks through some of Italys most unbelievable scenery, with plenty of visits to small villages along the way to soak up the unique local Ladin culture and cuisine.
Peru is a multiethnic country formed by different groups over five centuries. The ethnic composition of Bolivia includes a great diversity of cultures. Most of the indigenous peoples have assimilated a mestizo culture, diversifying and expanding their indigenous heritage.
Our trip begins in the heart of Chinatown. We take back alleyways to reach the Golden Mount. Here we'll climb to the top of the temple and have a top view of the old city and cycle down to Bangkok's main attractions.
Known as the Nature Island of the Caribbean', the wild and untamed island of Dominica (not to be confused with the Dominican Republic) is the perfect holiday destination for keen walkers and naturalists; those looking for a Caribbean walking holiday with a difference.
In the company of our congenial small group, we celebrate the Italian penchant for hospitality, good food, and good living. In a word, splendido!
Walking through forest and farmland, our trekking takes us across high passes, descending to spend time in and explore friendly villages. Luxuriant vegetation, exotic bird species, towering waterfalls and hot springs to are all part of the scene on the endearing paradise of Reunion Island.
This combination of Himalayan landscapes is infused with complementary cultures, beautiful vistas, and a revitalizing trek among the Annapurna mountains.This epic journey combines the highlights of the Dragon Kingdom.
This bounteous Central American country is one that is often overlooked by the traveller, a factor which, for many, only adds to its allure. We begin at Panama's most famous attraction; the Panama Canal, an tremendous feat of engineering and human endeavour.
If you are looking for a brilliant new walking holiday in the sun, this is one to consider. After a free day amongst the delights of Cape Town, we set off on a fully guided, 80 kilometre, 5-day hike, which will take us from the top of Table Mountain to Cape Point.
For this mountain biking adventure on the main island of Luzon we start in Manila, head down to Carmines Sur and then on to Bicol where we end by swimming with the whale sharks off Donsol. Why they gather near the shores of Donsol is still unknown.
The southwest of Ireland, washed by the Gulf Stream, has a mild climate -- indeed natives call it "sub-tropical." This is reflected in the rich vegetation, particularly the wild flowers and hedgerows, which contrasts with the rugged, craggy coastline and inland mountains and lakes.
Ireland is well known for its rolling green hills so why not get out there and bike them? On this active trip to the Emerald Isle, youll find plenty of adrenaline-filled activities that will get you into remote parts of the country and let you see this popular destination in a different way.
Cross the swirling sands of the Sahara, watch dawn break across the dunes and rock the Kasbahs of Moroccos fascinating past on a family adventure to remember.
A grand Scottish welcome awaits in this exclusive Highlands and Western Islands adventure. Upon your arrival, you are swept up in the spirit with festive toasts, colorful characters, and the moody, romantic scenery.
This multi-activity family adventure holiday in Montenegro provides something for all family members. Inland of a picturesque ribbon of rugged coastline, Montenegro has beautiful limestone mountains with pretty alpine lakes and unspoilt villages. We know you will love Montenegro!
Iceland is a land of extreme contrasts. Vast, desolate lava fields are interrupted by lush, moss-carpeted valleys. Discover spectacular hiking trails and scenic coastline in Iceland, a land where the primeval forces of volcanoes and glaciers rule.
The massive metropolis of Istanbul, formally know as Constantinople, which served as the capital both for the Byzantine and Ottoman empires, will fulfill anyone’s need for adventure.
We'll take you to the classics like Thunder Mountain and Slickrock in Utah, but we'll also take you to some hidden gems and spectacular trails in the region such as the Rainbow Rim of the Grand Canyon and the trails of Fruita, Colorado.
The North Island of New Zealand is blessed with spectacular scenery, ranging from bubbling thermal pools to fast flowing rivers. The best way to see all of this? Get up close and personal.
Oman - a stunning contrast of beaches, mountains and deserts, is one of the hidden treasures of the exotic Middle East.
A trekking adventure like no other. Few know about the Simien, let alone travel there. Get there quick for a trekking and cultural experience of a lifetime.
Venture deep into the heart of Corcovado National Park to explore and discover the vast, pristine rainforest wilderness of Costa Rica's remote Osa Peninsula, identified by National Geographic as "One of the most biologically intense places on the planet.
When it comes to history, archeology and mythology, the Peloponnese is arguably the most interesting part of Greece. Our week of cycling is a journey through fascinating classical history and a superb variety of landscapes, from the azure blue of the sea to the green olive trees and vineyards.
It is highly unfortunate that Colombia has made a name for itself not for its incredible topographical diversity and splendour, its cultural charms or its myriad historic and natural attractions, but rather for its political strife and social unrest.
The outback...in comfort? Oh, it's possible. This adventure offers travellers the chance to explore the exotic extremes of contemporary Australia, from its busy big cities like Melbourne to the natural beauty of the outback and its massive rock formations.
Bison, wolves and bears, oh my! You will not believe this trip. Steaming pots of turquoise and copper. Sulfur in the air. A geyser shooting off like clockwork. Tumbling waterfalls. Another Grand Canyon! Golden grassland. Snowcapped peaks. Rushing rivers. Weathered barns.
The best of Jozi can be tricky to find on your own. Enlist the help of a local guide on this Johannesburg tour that side steps the usual spots and embraces things like art, architecture, culture, history, and beer. Yes, beer.
Our carefully crafted Everest Base Camp Trek ensures proper acclimatization, allowing you to fully enjoy one of the worlds most stunning adventures and discover why this has become one of our most rewarding journeys.
Sicily's pathways are timeless from the uplands of Ragusa, the gorge of Cava d'Ispica and the stunning Greek legacy in Siracusa, to Taormina where Roman nobility built their villas. Walking in sight of the sea almost every day we hike Mount Etna's smoldering flanks, stroll the shore front.
Pack your chopsticks and dive into Tokyo city’s incredible food scene. Embrace thousands of years of food artistry and culture and immerse yourself in one of the world’s most elegant, eclectic and harmonious cuisines. Witness the city's sights with visits to Tokyo's prized eating & drinking spots.
Want to tell a better travel story at your next dinner party? Track the Big Five in Kruger National Park, drive the legendary Panorama Route to Johannesburg and even stop in at a Planeterra project along the way. Your stories are improving already.
The wildlife rich island of Borneo is heaven for the adventure traveller wanting to get off the beaten track. See orangutans in the wild, travel in waterways by river boat and sleep in dense forests amid the sounds of the jungle. This 12 day tour will get you up close to nature.
Taking in all the wonder of Southeast Asia shouldnt be a hassle. Weve made it easy for you to see all the main highlights plus this region's smaller hidden gems by putting together this handy trip from Singapore to Chiang Mai, south to north.
Explore ancient temples,floating markets and tribal villages in mystical Myanmar. A comprehensive trip to this rewarding destination, we begin by visiting the mystical plains of Bagan and its thousands of temples.
Were thrilled to offer you our first Bike and Barge tour - this time to one of our most favorite places in the world - Italy. Bike all day, dine all evening and sleep in our own private barge at night.
Focus on exploring the two magnificent World Heritage Sites of Banff and Jasper National Parks, hailed by National Geographic Traveler as the Crown Jewels of Western Canada. Bicycle gorgeous Bow Valley Parkway and the glacier-studded Icefields Parkway.
Experience life the local way and you'll experience a Tuscany that most tourists miss. This trip offers plenty of opportunity to get your hands dirty in the kitchen as youll learn to prepare and enjoy this picturesque regions culinary and viticultural delights.
This bicycle tour takes you well off Cambodia's beaten path, away from the temples and into the heart of natural wonders such as mangrove forests, secluded beaches, waterfalls, rivers and the rainforest of the Cardamom mountains. We'll explore small villages using boats to go deep into the forests.
Travel to Africa and tour Ethiopia on a trip from Addis Ababa to Gonder. Visit the Blue Nile Falls, the Simien Mountains and the historic Gonder while meeting local people and experiencing the Ethiopian countryside.
New Zealand is the perfect place for adrenaline and activity, and there's nowhere in the country more suited to that than the South Island. On this two-week trip, cover the ground (or water) by sea kayak, boat, bike, and on foot.
The unique wildlife of the Galpagos has no fear of humanswe walk trails right among nesting seabirds and colonies of marine iguanas that take no notice of us, an experience unlike any other!
Circling Mont Blanc on foot is one of the “Great Hikes of the World”—a delightful experience of the scenery, cultures, and culinary traditions of the three countries surrounding Western Europe’s highest peak. We’ve honed our version of this great journey to utter perfection.
Following the footsteps of early explorers, immerse yourselves in the wilds of Patagonia by land and sea without sacrificing comfort. This journey combines a five-day cruise around the Cape Horn with overland, naturalist-led explorations of Torres del Paine.
This is a fantastic all-round wildlife experience, traceing the western Rift Valley in the very heart of Africa. On the savannah plains below the Rwenzoris, see the great game of Africa in Queen Elizabeth National Park, including elephant, lion, buffalo, hippo, and leopard.
Greeks, Arabs, Romans and Bourbons fought over Sicily for centuries and all left their mark on the food, the people and the architecture that we see today. We visit the ruins of Greek temples in the storied Segesta and Selinunte and in the best preserved archaeological site of Agrigento.
Croatia's beautiful walled city, Dubrovnik, is the starting point for this journey through one of Europe's most diverse and beautiful countries. As we travel northwards, our path takes us through cypress woods, along coastal headlands and rural tracks.
The ancient harbor of Dartmouth is the gateway to this Walk across the dramatic open spaces of Dartmoor and Exmoor in the South West of England. Here we walk meadow-paths and narrow lanes, crossing rivers and passing through thatched hamlets, stopping for hearty pub lunches.
Enjoy guided hikes into an astounding landscape of spires, fins, arches, and canyons, where you learn both the grand and subtle influences that shape life here.
Australia or New Zealand ? Do both! There's never been a better time to get a taste of the world Down Under, and on this adventure, you'll do so via trains, canopy cable cars, and private yachts. There'll be no lack of sights to see as you explore and participate in wine tastings.
Steeped in centuries of culinary tradition, Japan is nothing less than a treasure trove of exotic cuisine, potent sake and sweet delights.
In the heart of the Mediterranean lies Puglia, a unique landscape sandwiched between the Adriatic and Ionian seas. We explore the very best of this captivating region and begin by cycling through two towns that both possess UNESCO world heritage sites.
How many kids do you know who've seen fields that are completely purple Or kayaked under a Roman aqueduct Or watched monks at work in an ancient abbey? Your family will be the exception by the end of this amazing journey.
Beginning in the hustle and bustle of Delhi, travel through Jaipur, Varanasi, Bandipur, Chitwan National Park and finish in Kathmandu on this all-encompassing journey that delves deep into the heart of India and Nepal.
From the Amazon Jungle to Argentinian Vineyards and the mysterious ruins of Machu Picchu high in the Peruvian Andes, this trip has it all. We traverse the newly opened Trans Oceanic Highway, joining Brazil's beautiful beaches to Peru's mighty Andean Mountain Range.
Papua New Guineas complex culture and biodiversity mean an endless supply of amazing discoveries for even the widest-travelled adventurer. While hiking the Kokoda Track is an act of pilgrimage for some, the insight into remote indigenous cultures and encounters with exotic wildlife.
Walk America's oldest and most popular trail. Walk in the footsteps of history, exploring the forests and peaks of America's oldest and most popular footpath, the Appalachian Trail, ideal for nature lovers and photographers alike.
Touching down in Vienna, the 'City of the Waltz,' in Austria, we explore the maze of narrow, cobblestone streets on foot, visiting world-renowned sites along the well-trodden tourist route, like the buzzing main street, Gothic cathedral and glittering palace.
Comprehensive in scope yet briefer in duration than many China tours, this relaxed, well-paced journey combines monumental Beijing, a cruise on the fabled Yangtze, fascinating Xian, and cosmopolitan Shanghai.
On the west side of Mount Toubkal, the highest peak in Morocco, the tributary valleys above the River Nfis are amongst the most fertile and attractive in the Atlas and have been home to Berber people for generations. A perfect introduction to the delights of trekking and to Morocco!
A classic walking holiday along the complete GR20 Haute Route in Corsica. The GR20 Haute Route in Corsica, is classed as one of the finest and hardest mountain walking routes in the whole of Europe. It is unquestionably one of the great walking adventure holidays.
Travel to Egypt and see the Pyramids and the Great Sphinx in Giza. Cruise down the Nile on a Felucca, tour Cairo and Luxor, and visit the Valley of the Kings.
China is developing faster than just about anywhere else, but after wandering the scenic highlands of Yunnan for a while, you cant help but wonder, Whats the rush? This 10-day trip is ideal for travellers eager to dig into a side of China you wont find in bustling Beijing.
Begin your Catholic tour in Rome with a welcome dinner at a local restaurant, attend the weekly general audience of the Pope (subject to availability), and enjoy guided visits to St. Paul outside the Walls, the Catacombs, St. John Lateran Basilica, the Holy Stairs, St. Mary Major Basilica.
This trip covers three countries: Spain, Portugal, and Morocco, concentrating on the southern part of the Iberian Peninsula. Start with an included welcome dinner. Two-night stays in the cities of Madrid, Lisbon, and Seville allow enough time for in-depth sightseeing.
Explore the boot of Europe on an Italy Experience. Cruise the canals in Venice, walk the Cinque Terre, view a leaning tower in Pisa and delve deep into Rome's fascinating history on a quintessential Italian adventure.
Precision. You strive for it at work. Hope for it in a mechanic. But for a vacation? Precision permeates the Swiss Alps. The way the mountains cut into the sky. The snow perfectly crowns each cap. Glacial lakes shimmer precisely. The people are direct. Friendly, but direct.
Offering an unrivalled combination of history and dramatic scenery, the ancient Inca Trail winds its way from the powerful Urubamba River, across mountain passes and through cloud forests, passing several crumbling fortresses before reaching the lost city of Machu Picchu.
This is the perfect vacation to see Italys highlights in the most comfortable way. Three nights in Rome include a special welcome dinner at the rooftop restaurant of your hotel overlooking Rome, and guided sightseeing featuring St. Peters, the Sistine Chapel, the Colosseum, and the Roman Forum.
Only a slim wedge in the expanse of North Africa, Tunisia packs a lot of punch. While it may be on the adventurous side of travel, the friendly locals make any time here unforgettable. Tunisia is simply sublime.
Geared towards the exploration of Panamas ecological and cultural diversity, this easy going 10-day small-group tour is great for adults as well as private groups of four or more. Along with our master naturalist guide, you discover Panamas wild side when hiking the World Heritage Site.
From the gentle rising mists of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Everglades, to the funky and vibrant island revelry of Key West to the Spanish-infused, old-world charm of St. Augustine, this Florida guided trip has it all!
Enjoy the diversity of this unique country - cruising on a gorgeous teak yacht, exploring beautiful coves and hidden villages, visiting dramatic ruins and volcanic landscape, and indulge in delightful cuisine.
Japan, a country steeped in mythical traditions and modern wonders. This journey uncovers the highlights of this fascinating country. Like the history, the country is varied and diverse: from the ancient cities of Nara and Kyoto, onto one of the holiest mountains in Japan.
There's something truly epic about this nine-day adventure through the spectacular, history-steeped landscapes of Jordan and Egypt. Follow the footsteps of prophets on an adventure tour through Jordan and Egypt. Visit Amman and Petra, dive into the Red Sea, climb Mt Sinai and see Cairo.
Nairobi, Kenya, is our entry point for this adventure through Africa and we take time to enjoy its pleasant mix of colonial British and modern and traditional influences before heading in the direction of Africa's second-highest mountain; Mount Kenya.
Embark on a tour of Europe as you travel from Berlin to Rome visiting Germany, Poland, the Czech Republic, Austria, Hungary, Slovenia and Italy.
Cycle from the South China Sea to the Andaman Sea, passing through the best of what Vietnam, Laos and Thailand have to offer. From Hanoi you'll be riding through the tough mountains of northwest Vietnam, crossing into remote Laos, where there will be some longs days of riding.
Nature lovers who leave the North Island without stopping in at the Bay of Islands will kick themselves all the way back home (and thats a looooong flight).
Explore the Islands of the Galapagos on this startling adventure that highlights the best of the San Cristobal, Bartolome and Santiago islands. Encounter the Galapagos on a sailing voyage that takes in the very best of the northern islands. Prepare to get fully acquainted with natural wonders.
The more you see of Egypt, the more you’ll want to explore! From the mighty pyramids of Giza to the riverside temples at Edfu, this nine-day journey is a great place to start.
Discover Egypt's ancient wonders, from Cairo to the Nile and the Red Sea. From ancient wonders and awe-inspiring monuments to the teeming Red Sea and the meandering Nile, Egypt is a captivating land which never fails to spark the imagination.
In more ways than one, Sicily is the ultimate Italy. Geographically, it's the southernmost provincewarm, golden, and sprinkled with blindingly white Greek temples that are among the world's best preserved. And culturally it's more like Italy as we'd have imagined it a hundred years ago.
Travel on what is affectionately known as the Mother Road. The former Highway 66 was the first paved highway linking America from east to west.
Hike the best national park trails of Utah and Arizona on this comprehensive walking tour.
This tour embraces the path of Buddha and other religious traditions of India. Explore temples of Hindus, Jains and Sikhs. Visit the Taj Mahal and Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in India. Let the Spiritual India tour inspire and enrich your life's journey.
A whirlwind adventure around Peru, you arent in Lima long before you are whisked off to the dark Amazon Jungle to discover the hidden mysteries and fascinating wildlife hiding in the trees. Take a guided tour of the Sacred Valley of the Incas and Machu Picchu, spend the night at a homestay on Lake
For those who come to Europe once in a lifetime and wish to see the maximum, from London to Vienna to Rome to Madrid and Paris, this is THE vacation to explore the European continent. Visit many of the famous cities and sights in Europe, with 2-night stays in London, Lucerne, Vienna, Venice.
Travel to the cities, mountains and beaches of Croatia and Slovenia. From medieval Split, visit Zadar and the island of Pag before finishing in Bled.
From the picture-perfect Cape Coast to the broad horizon of the Etosha Salt Flats, this southern African adventure covers some of the worlds wildest sights.
West Africans know sure how to party. Join this Kumasi tour to hit the scene with a local guide. From rap to reggae, hiplife and dance hall, visit Kumasi's hotspots that heat up when the sun goes down.
From the canals of Venice to the historic streets of Rome, Italy is constantly familiar and endlessly surprising. Catch the top-tier sights Venices bridges, Pisas Leaning Tower and Romes Colosseum and combine them with the humble delights of fine food, natural vistas.
Travel from the heights of the Andes to the exotic Amazon rainforest on this best of Peru adventure tour. Trek the Inca Trail and visit Cuzco and Lima.
Spend six days traversing the famed Golden Triangle of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. Explore the sites of hectic Delhi and onto Agra to marvel at the majestic Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World and one of the most recognizable structures on the planet.
New, Improved and Highly Recommended! Spend 2 days exploring all the richness that Kinabalu Park and Poring hot springs have to offer including the Poring Hot Springs, one-of-a-kind fish foot spa at Luanti, Kinabalu Mountain Garden, and the World War 2 memorial.
Often referred to as the Wild Man of Borneo, the Orang Utan is one of Borneo's living treasures. Learn about Orang Utan rehabilitation at Sepilok before heading into the wilds for 3 nights at Sukau Rainforest Lodge.
Experience the real India on this comfortable introduction to the cultures of north India and the lush beauty of southern India. Travelling from Delhi in the north to Trivandrum in the south, discover everything that India has to offer.
This self-guided itinerary through the Tuscan hills will fill you with the warmth and sunshine of the Italian countryside. Exploring the charming towns of Volterra, Colle and San Gimignano gives a distinctly artistic, cultural and historical edge to this trip. The cycling is simply glorious.
The spice island of Zanzibar is a fascinating and beautiful world of its own and its beautiful beaches are world renowned, so enjoy the idyllic white sand, turquoise water and unforgettable sunsets.
The spice island of Zanzibar is a fascinating and beautiful world of its own. Delight your senses on a guided spice tour, learning about the island's cloves, black pepper, cardamom, cinnamon, vanilla and lemongrass. Enjoy the idyllic white sand and unforgettable sunsets.
A unique amazing experience of helping the remote Morroccan village of Tijhza - one of our Reponsible Tourism projects
From Darwin, undertake an exciting journey through Australia's largest national park. Learn about Aboriginal culture, hike to the top of Jim Jim Falls and bask in the natural wonders surrounding Kakadu National Park.
Get off the beaten path and head right into the wonders of Southeast Asia. On this best-of collection of Bangkok, Bali, Sumatra and more, well see some of the most famous tourist areas as well as little-known marvels. With days spent on boat trips and sunny beaches.
Experience the best wildlife in Borneo on this trip as you go exploring for wildlife by river boat or overland, surely an experience of a lifetime. Trust us, you'll probably want to come back again, and again.
Bali is the most visitor-friendly of the 13,000 islands of Indonesia for its picturesque backdrop of lush rice terraces, temples, active volcanoes, dense jungle and stunning beaches.
On this self-guided tour, you’ll enjoy the perfect mix of culture and nature. Ancient mule tracks and stone stairways will link you between beautiful villages and remote farmsteads whilst winding pathways along cliff faces will reward you with the most stunning coastal vistas.
We hope youre hungry! This Penang walking tour will set your taste buds salivating as you sample the best of the citys street food scene. Your guide is a local foodie who will ensure youre stuffed with sweet and savoury treats as you learn about traditional Malaysian cuisine.
Theres no better way to experience a culture than to jump right in with the locals. Get a unique perspective on Fijian traditions with this Sunday tour that takes you from a morning church service through to an intimate lunch with a local family.
Explore the spectacular wilderness at the southern end of the world
Walk one of the wildest Italian islands in the Mediterranean
Trek through the hills surrounding Chiang Mai and meet the local people, known collectively as hilltribes, who have made their homes on these slopes.
India is the perfect destination if youre looking to do some long-term travelling that will stay in your memory for years so why not skip the backpacking and get on board a train?
Escape on a Central American odyssey through Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Costa Rica and marvel at this incredible region.
This vacation offers our most complete view of the British Isles. In England, enjoy a guided sightseeing of London, visits to Canterbury Cathedral and the exotic Royal Pavilion in Brighton, mysterious Stonehenge, historic Plymouth, Lands End, St. Ives, and the Roman ruins at Bath.
Take a relaxing beach break on the island of Zanzibar. White sand beaches, restaurants, diving, snorkelling and a luxury resort - what more could you need?
Journey from Alice Springs up through the Red Centre's rugged interior to Darwin, visiting Karlu Karlu and Nitmiluk, Kakadu and Litchfield national parks.
The landscape of neighboring Tuscany and Umbria is soul-stirring, Wander your way through Italy's idyllic countryside, walking and hiking on ancient footpaths, sampling its finest food and wine along with its rural pace and way of life.
If its a picturesque train journey through wintery mountains and past tiny Scandinavian towns youre looking for, then check out our very own version of the Polar Express.
Trek through Turkey's amazing rock formations in Cappadocia
Churchill is a pilgrimage for wildlife photographers, both professionals and avid amateurs. This custom photography expedition is designed to provide the very best opportunities available to take rare Churchill polar bear photos.
Get ready for an exciting snowmobile adventure with Lake Tahoe Snowmobile Tours. We have been providing tours in the North Lake Tahoe area since 1985 and is North Lake Tahoe's premier snowmobiling operation.
Pre-dinner drinks are an institution in these parts. Ahhhh Italia, you have our hearts! Join this Florence tour to say 'salute' to Italy's traditional wine o' clock... with a chianti of course!
This Berlin tour marries art with food, and there's no better place for a union like this than the creative enclave of Kreuzberg.
Explore remote valleys and soaring escarpments in the Gulf's best kept secret
Trek in the Albanian Alps and soak up the culture as you visit historic landmarks
An exploration of the wildlife, culture and spectacular scenery in the Canadian Arctic and Greenland.
Experience the magic of Italy in Tuscany. With its Renaissance cities, mediaeval villages and cypress-lined avenues snaking through vineyards, southern Tuscany is the perfect place for a relaxing guided walking holiday.
Enjoying a multitude of adventure activities that surround Arenal Volcano, Ziplining through the cloud forest reserve near Monteverde, Relaxing on the tranquil beaches or surfing at Manuel Antonio.
And, as you taste and see everything from Dim Sum, fortune cookies, teas, incredible antiquities, all kinds of musical instruments, authentic cookware, and more, you'll know you've really experienced Chinatown.
Embark on an adventure that showcases Ecuador’s diverse natural world and colorful culture.
<p>Take a break from Cusco and explore real Quechua community life in the sacred valley with Cusco Urban Adventures.</p>
Get ready for an exciting snowmobile adventure with Lake Tahoe Snowmobile Tours. We have been providing tours in the North Lake Tahoe area since 1985 and is North Lake Tahoe's premier snowmobiling operation.
This “funtastic” tour will show you the history and culture of all the Florida Keys, as well as provide the opportunity to totally enjoy one of the most enchanting places anyone will ever visit...beautiful Key West!
Slide into our lean, green e-machine to see DC in a sustainable way. From the Supreme Court to the Smithsonian, this Washington DC tour leaves the oversized tour buses behind to deliver you straight into the heart of Washington.
Journey to the desert for a day of Bedouins, camels, and unforgettable landscapes. Climb a mountain, ride a camel through the desert, cook over an open fire Bedouin style, and trek to super ancient Egyptian burial tombs. All in a days work, hey?!
On this snorkeling trip to Indonesia, access natural wonders on land and in sea aboard a comfortable private yacht. Anchor each evening in secluded coves and watch the sunset as millions of fruit bats come out to hunt. Look no further: this is the ultimate eco-tour in Indonesia. .
Travel to Jordan and visit the rose-hued fortress city of Petra, which was the capital of the ancient Nabataeans - a mysterious people who carved a trading empire from the desert in what is now modern Jordan. Be awed by ancient architecture, float in the salty Dead Sea and view Jerusalem.
California offers some of the world's most spectacular sights and best spots for vacations. From Tinsel Town to the Golden Gate, this train, taxi and motor coach itinerary includes train rides on the Pacific Coast by Santa Barbara and through Salinas Valley.
Discover the colonial flavours of Quito on this culinary tour packed with sweet treats, mouth-watering pastries and tasty tamales.
Just a short hop east of Chiang Mai we head away from the tourist trail and into fertile valleys that offer inspiring views and mountainous horizons not seen from the city. After a short drive from the city we start our bicycle exploration of Sankampaeng and the beautiful, peaceful Lanna countryside
Seattle is home to the best craft breweries and micro beers in the world. From a crisp ale or smooth amber, to a high gravity IPA, the variety of craft beers is longer than a San Juan Islands ferry line in the summer. Come on this tour if you're looking for great beer!
Taste the distinct flavors of West Africa on this Kumasi tour which will give you the low down on how to create Ghanian snacks and meals via a local home cook who has skills and stories to share.
This pristine site boasts nine distinct Florida ecosystems and an endless array of natural flora and fauna including alligators, black bears, white-tail deer, nearly two hundred species of birds and the endangered Florida panther.
The night tour is your best chance to see alligators in the wild!
Delighting Visitors from around the World since 1967. This Lake Tahoe winter tradition offers nostalgia, history and family fun all snuggled up together in one of the Borges Family's homemade sleighs pulled by 2,000 pound Blonde Belgian Draft Horses.
Hungry for a slice of Hungary? Then join this Budapest tour to be led to award-winning chocolate, authentic kosher fare, vintage drinks, sweet-as strudel, and Instagram-worthy goulash.
Score the best view in town on this Melbourne tour that bypasses the pedestrian traffic. Take to the water and cruise at zero altitude while admiring the sights of Melbourne - without having to side step people, cars and trams.
The favelas of Rio are well known for all the wrong reasons. Join this Rio de Janiero tour to see this area which never makes it into the tourist brochures but is full of life, diversity, history, and community.
Experience the flavors of Napa! Discover the romance of one of the world’s top wine-producing regions. Spend a full day with our experienced wine country guides visiting three select wineries along Napa’s legendary Silverado Trail.
Get to know Peru through its flavors on this Cusco tour that teaches you all you need to know about one of Peru's most unique creations the Pisco Sour! From market, to mixing, to the best part - consumption! - we couldn't teach you any more about this legendary drink on this tour even if we tried.
Discover Egypt from the ground up on this tour from Dahab that takes you onto the desert plain and to the farming lands of Egypt. Learn some easy yet ancient techniques at a local’s farm, explore the healing powers of desert herbs, and enjoy a tradition farm lunch.
Join us for a truly authentic experience of Persian hospitality. Meet a local family in their home for enlightening conversation over a delicious home cooked meal. Learn how to prepare the best local culinary delights and experience how an Iranian family lives and entertains their guests.
Ski in splendid isolation in Norway. The shores of frozen Lake Mosvatn, on the edge of the Hardangervidda National Park, is our beautiful base for this week of isolated off track skiing. All from the doorstep of our historical accommodation.
Explore the rugged natural beauty and intriguing history of Bosina & Herzegovina
Take fine dining to a new level. Treat yourself and your loved one to a VIP dinner at Typhoon in Santa Monica after a breathtaking helicopter tour of the LA and Santa Monica areas. Enjoy the restaurant's Asian Fusion cuisine overlooking gorgeous Santa Monica.
Spend three days at a comfortable lodge in and around Tortuguero National Park, home to the Caribbean’s most important breeding ground for endangered green sea turtles. If you're looking for unspoiled rainforest and more animals than you can shake a camera at, this is the place.
Cruise the Amazon River and stay in jungle lodges. This enthralling jungle adventure allows total immersion into the wild beauty of the Amazon in Peru. Walk through abundant rainforest, cruise along murky waterways, spot exotic wildlife and learn about the healing properties of native plants.
Leave behind the fast-moving streets of the Thai capital and take time out to experience Ayutthaya, a World Heritage-listed wonder near the border of Burma (Myanmar). Travel onwards to the shady town of Kanchanaburi and pay tribute to the brave POWs who perished while building Hellfire Pass.
Enter the Central Florida Everglades on this powerful airboat to see a whole different side of Orlando.
Bring your group of 30 or more aboard to enjoy a two-hour cruise and a delicious meal. You and your guests also receive a guided tour of the sights of Downtown San Diego and Coronado.
Looking for that exhilaration you are sure to feel when you ride California waves? Our group of international and local instructors will give you that special attention needed in a private surf lesson.
A 30 minute airboat tour of the Florida Everglades. Your tour will be guided by one of our experienced captains who have received extensive training. During the tour, you'll listen to fun facts about this impressive ecosystem.
Scratch the (dirty) underbelly of Sydney's notorious red light district on this sin-drenched Sydney tour. Hear about the notorious figures and big-time pimps who made 'the Cross' what it is today: a gritty, urban hub of vices that come in many guises.
Delve deep into West African voodoo culture on this fascinating Urban Adventure. Be introduced to one of Kumasi's voodoo priests.
Truffles. Gelato. Chianti. Olive Oil. All the essentials of the food pyramid are included on this Florence tour. Leave the diet at home and embrace the feast that is Florence.
Arresting scenic beauty. Forested mountains. Waterfalls. Pristine national parks. Tranquil riverine and reservoir settings. Leisure opportunities including jungle treks employing elephants and rafts. Historical associations dating from Neolithic times to the Second World War…
The romance and beauty of the Phang Nga Bay are yours to enjoy from the deck of the June Bahtra, a traditional Siamese Junk. All the journeys onboard the beautifully-appointed June Bahtra start from Phuket and take you on a magical cruise along one of the worlds most spectacular coastlines.
Get down with your Bedouin side on this Dahab tour that waves goodbye to civilization and takes off into the desert in a 4x4 Jeep. Adventure here we come!
Enjoy surf lessons in Pacific Beach also known as " PB " to the locals. This area is an ideal location for learning how to surf, surrounded by its white sandy beaches and great local restaurants.
Wine makes an excellent pairing for history, dont you think? Discover Budapest old and new through its stylish wine bars, funky pubs, and underground hangouts. Enjoy the vibrant atmosphere of happy hour in the most eclectic part of Budapest.
Croatia is understandably famous for its islands and beaches, but by comparison its mountains are less well known. Our route starts in the spectacular karst environment of the Plitvice Lakes, a UNESCO World Heritage site, before heading into the Velebit National Park.
The famous Thai smile, quiet back roads and some of the world's best cuisinethese are a few of the many attractive Thai aspects that are featured on this exciting road cycling tour from Chiang Mai to Bangkok.
Each half-day adventure is two dives on the reef and each dive is approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour. Our boat ride is anywhere from 20 to 40 minutes out to the reef depending upon which location.
Discover territory that remains unaltered by man in the wilderness of the Central Florida Everglades. Let our experienced Master Captains take you into the breathtaking beauty of natural wonders, including wetlands, cypress trees, and wildlife.
Taste the very best of Istanbul’s local snack food on this delectable food tour. Explore the Spice Bazaar and meet friendly traders who will reveal their treasure trove of local delicacies.
Dive deeper into Egypt literally! The pyramids get all the attention, but theres more to Egypt than whats on land. Head underwater on this snorkel tour and explore the flipside of Egypt: coral reefs, diverse marine life, and the sea!
Travel to Kenya and visit Nairobi. Embark on a journey across the Great Rift Valley to the Masai Mara National Park to meet Kenya's Maasai Mara. This is a great short break for those with limited time, looking for a real African experience.
To understand the Italian philosophy of life, you must eat like an Italian, and the great Umbrian tradition of fine food and wine figures prominently on this tour. The pace on this tour is leisurely to allow for stops en route to explore villages, or to visit cultural and historical sites.
On the coast west of Marrakech lies Essaouria – one of North Africa’s most charming towns. This traditional trading port linking Morocco to Europe makes for the perfect seaside haven from the desert. On this short trip you’ll take in its easy-going ambience, diverse heritage and impressive sights.
Thailand has more than 30,000 Buddhist temples, and they have always been important as a social and spiritual center. Along the way youll see some of the most famous temples, including the Temple of the Reclining Buddha. Also learn about the way of life in Thailand when you take a boat ride through
A city of Parisian charm and grace with an Asian edge, Hanoi is an enthralling blend of East and West and a rising star in South East Asia. Vietnam’s capital has much to explore—museums, parks, history and culture abound. Don’t forget to check out the local cuisine and enjoy the nightlife!
A perfect add-on to any trip to India, explore the mystical and holy Hindu city of Varanasi. Take a memorable sunset and sunrise boat trip down the Ganges River and be enthralled by the thousands of devotees who come to the banks of the river to absolve themselves of their sins.
Introducing the newest eco-adventure by Florida EcoSafaris at Forever Florida, the Cypress Canopy Cycle! Sit back and relax in your own custom Canopy Cycle vehicle. Think of it like a reclined bicycle safely suspended from steel cables.
Our Thailand and Cambodia adventure is a fantastically varied cycle odyssey. Starting from the seaside in Thailand we cross over the border with Cambodia to the foothills of the Cardamon mountains, From there we ride into rural Cambodia, discover the colonial outpost of Battambang.
This exciting new two-week holiday through a rugged and visually arresting part of the Great Indian Himalaya punches well above its weight in terms of the variety of quintessential India experiences it packs into a short timeframe. This is a short and straightforward trekking holiday in India.
Stay at the Northland’s Most Remarkable Lodge, Specially Designed for Polar Bear Observation. We are thrilled to offer travelers an extraordinary polar bear experience – a stay at the Great White Bear Tundra Lodge, situated outside Churchill on the tundra itself.
Papua New Guinea is like no other place on earth — culturally rich and geographically remote, with some of the most stunning scenery anywhere. Papua New Guinea is one of the most culturally interesting places on earth, with many of its tribal people following a traditional life-style.
Our daily hiking will be intermittent with rest time at the various camp sites awaiting our arrival. Once atop the peaks, marvel at the views of the valley below or the up-close inspections of spectacular glacier formations.
Experience 5 days of winter adventure in the far north. We’ll take you snowmobiling, dog sledding, show you the breathtaking winter scenery from above with a sightseeing flight. We let you see wildlife up-close at the “Yukon Wildlife Preserve” and pamper you.
Botswana is renowned for its wildly varied environments, and the epic Kalahari is arguably one of the most intriguing, with its mysterious beauty and unending sense of space.
On the Italian Riviera, special moments await around every corner, whether it’s a village of multicolored homes and fishing boats in dazzling sunlight or a spectacular waterfront banquet of fresh fish and pesto.
A long history, ancient culture and customs, and coastal scenery are interwoven on France’s northern coast, along the border between Normandy and Brittany—and highlight a bucolic itinerary of walking, dining, and exploring. Over a thousand years of history have unfolded along these sandy beaches,
Antigua, Guatemala's most beautiful colonial city, is famous for its celebrations, and this unique 10-day adventure ensures you're there for Semana Santaone of the most vibrant and colorful celebrations in all of Central America. Seefor yourself as you discover the splendor of Guatemala.
If you look west from Chiang Mai you'll see the mountain of Doi Suthep, it looks rather imposing, but luckily there's a lovely loop around this mountain to the peaceful district of Samoeng. Using a road bike is the best way of achieving the 120 km loop around the mountain and back to Chiang Mai.
This special Greek Islands Tour is specifically designed to meet the needs and fulfill the desires of family travellers and for an adventure-packed two weeks, you can enjoy the sights and sounds of this magical destination of mythological proportion with those closest to you.
This exhilarating trip through the high altitude mountain desert of Ladakh takes you over passes, into remote valleys, alongside glacier-fed rivers and through Tibetan villages. The landscape is breathtakingly beautiful—colourful granite cliffs rise.
There’s no place on Earth as colourful as India. Don’t believe us? Come see for yourself! Your family will witness the full spectrum over these 11 busy days, from the Jama Masjid’s red sandstone, Jaipur’s pink-tinged architecture, Ranthambore National Park’s lush green hills.
Experience winter as it was meant to be in the Yukon! Enjoy fun winter activities in the capital of the Yukon, Whitehorse and also a 3-day snowmobile adventure with private and exclusive cabin-accommodation and authentic arctic activities along the way.
Join Us in the Land of the Maya for the Ultimate Caribbean Nature Escape! Belize is an idyllic montage of turquoise sea, white sand beaches and emerald jungle.
Take a trip to the heart of ancient Egypt on this desert tour from Sharm el-Sheikh. Brush shoulders with monks in a monastery, enjoy a Bedouin lunch with a local family, and camel trek out to the World Heritage sites of the Sinai Desert.
A Taste of Tuscany (With a Dash of Umbria), Assaggio–or “Tasting”–is Exactly What You’ll Experience on This Introduction to the Delights of Central Italy.
On the fringes of Melbourne, well introduce you to Fitzroy a feisty neighbourhood that proudly celebrates the citys rebellious past. Tales of Melbournes most infamous gangsters and cultural radicals echo through its backstreets and alleys.
The St Paul Trail is Turkey's second long distance footpath after the Lycian Way. Slightly easier but wilder and more varied than the Lycian Way, this is a moderately-paced walking holiday following in the footsteps of St Paul as he brought the message of Christianity to the Greco-Roman world.
Never a dull moment on this family adventure holiday on the South Africa coastline. Starting in the incredible Addo Elephant Park in the East we have 2 game drives seeing these great lumbering creatures. This holiday is awesome and just superb for families who love wildlife.
Nestled in the heart of the Finnish wilderness lies the beautiful Oulanka National Park, a vast expanse of snow-laden pine trees, frozen lakes and waterfalls. There is no better way to explore this stunning setting than by strapping on a pair of snowshoes and heading out to break new trails.
Discover untouched landscapes and a fusion of cultures. Bosnia is the perfect place for a winter adventure and where better to start than Sarajevo, the host city of the 1984 Winter Olympics. The wild and remote mountain ranges surrounding Bosnia's capital are ideal for adventurous exploration.
Ride Turkey's rugged coastal roads. Turkey offers a great introduction to mountain biking with a combination of routes used to make the most of the changing landscape from the mountains down to the sea.
Ecuador is liberally sprinkled with some of the world's highest peaks. Our acclimatisation starts with the Pinan Trek in the highlands of the Cotacachi-Cayapas Reserve before we head south to discover Otavalo Indian market and relax in the hot springs, ready for our first climb of Imbabura Volcano.
Explore Madagascar's National Parks, mountains and incredible wildlife.
Join us on an unforgettable journey to the Shetland Isles, a little-visited archipelago of more than 100 exposed islands lying far north of the Scottish mainland, as close to Norway as they are to Scotland.
Rafting and hiking in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is simply a trip of a lifetime. ANWR is one of the least visited and remote areas left in North America, and, despite the media attention it receives, it offers the opportunity for unparalleled exploratory adventure.
This walking holiday is perfect for those of you keen to explore the beautiful Scottish Highlands in winter without the need to don crampons or pick up an ice axe. All of the hikes are low level but spectacularly scenic, making them suitable for anyone with a reasonable level of fitness.
The Scottish Highlands in autumn offer relaxing and rewarding walking. Based from an excellent hotel on the shores of Loch Ness, you will experience Scotlands spectacular autumn colours at their best as you hike in Glen Affric, the Great Glen and other nearby valleys on this easy-graded walking.
Sandwiched between Turkey, Georgia and Azerbaijan, the landlocked Republic of Armenia is one of Europe's most mountainous countries, this walking holiday in Armenia promises a veritable kaleidoscope of culture, history and great trekking.
Thursday 29th May 2015 is Race Day for the 12th annual Tenzing-Hillary Mount Everest Marathon. Starting at Everest Basecamp (5364m), close beneath the spectacular Khumbu Icefall, this is the highest marathon in the world. Take part in this increasingly important international event.
On this hilly, and in places steep, ride you will be challenged as you head up and over many beautiful passes and reach the Summit of Thailand at 2,595 m/8,511 ft. You will ride just under 700 kilometres in 7 days of riding on smooth tarmac roads.
Explore exotic animals in their natural habitat and bike along country lanes to small, family owned wineries that showcase some of the best wines in the Napa Valley. Enjoy two trips in one, don’t miss out!
This comprehensive Namibia tour reveals the countrys tremendous diversity of scenery, culture, and wildlife. Traverse Etosha National Park with stops at productive waterholes to view abundant wildlife.
The islands of the Sea of Cortez contain striking natural beauty in a dramatic setting formed by rugged islands with high cliffs and sandy beaches, which contrast with the brilliant reflection from the desert and the surrounding turquoise waters. The area is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
This moderate mountain biking tour is a journey of adventure and discovery, taking to a network of little used dirt roads and not too technical singletrack MTB trails as it winds its way across the region including the Ihlara Canyon, Soganli Valley, and the Fairy Chimney.
Land-based journeys have evolved as a wonderful alternative to traditional Galapagos Islands boat cruises. Lodge-to-lodge island hopping trips let you immerse in a select few islands, and allow for more-energetic days of hiking, kayaking, snorkelingand on this very active trip.
If you are a sea kayaking enthusiast looking for a true sea kayaking tour of the Galapagos Islands, look no further. Ours is the only land-based sea kayak adventure coupled with camping on the islands and operated in an expeditionary style. You paddle along the coasts of two islands.
For ages, the Masai people of East Africa have preserved an authentic way of life that includes training warriors, communicating with wild animals across the plains and developing native medicines. Now it’s your turn to get a taste of this unique lifestyle.
The Mission might be San Franciscos oldest neighbourhood, but like a fine wine it has aged to perfection. This district has turned into one of the trendiest parts of SF, and is an area every visitor should experience. Walk among the coolest locals in town on this San Francisco food tour.
Come experience all that the Provençal countryside is famous for and something more—a simpler way of life. You’ll see it in rural markets bursting with produce, honeys, cheeses, pâtés, breads, flowers, and artisan wares.
Experience the spirit of southern Spain on this journey through royal cities, whitewashed towns, and glorious mountain landscapes. A tour of the legendary Alhambra—a complex of ancient palaces—sets the stage for more excitement to come.
This is an Argentina tour of extreme contrasts, of hiking through lush subtropical vegetation to gaze at one of the earth's greatest waterfalls and of breathing in the sweet scent of towering evergreens in Patagonia's Lake District.
Our walking holiday on the West Coast of Ireland starts in the rural village of Leenane, before moving on to the colourful Clifden. With its golden sand beaches, mountains and constant changing light, this is a walking holiday to savour.
Explore remote mountain landscapes in Bulgaria. This winter adventure explores a remote and largely untouched part of the Rodopi Mountains that lies seemingly cut off from the outside world. A varied selection of routes will lead us through ancient forests, across panoramic ridges.
Discover the cultures, cuisines and traditions of the festive period in Europe. The run up to Christmas is a magical time across Europe, as the great cities are decked in lights and magnificent mediaeval squares host traditional Christmas markets.
Set at 1,200m, against the impressive backdrop of the Dolomites, Dobbiaco is our most popular centre. Situated in the Alta Pusteria region, close to the Austrian border, Italian and Austrian influences are an integral part of this lively and picturesque town.
This compact adventure offers maximum Egypt at minimum cost. Stare in amazement at the pyramids and float down the Nile on a felucca. Embrace the culture and meet remarkable people as you dine on traditional fare with a local family in a Nubian village.
Our journey takes us through the highlights of Cambodia's cultural heritage. From the foothills of the Cardamon mountains we ride into rural Cambodia, discover the colonial outpost of Battambang, journey by boat across the Tonle Sap and ride through the world renowned temples of Angkor.
The classic bike ride across Bhutan is one of the world's most challenging cycle holidays. At the eastern end of the Himalaya, sandwiched between India and Tibet, the 'Shangri La' kingdom of Bhutan is renowned for its colourful Buddhist culture and for the beauty of its unspoiled mountain scenery.
This action-packed vacation is a veritable cookie jar of adventure. Stretch your legs and your idea of hard rock with an afternoon of outdoor fun in Sedona before heading on to Grand Canyon National Park, where youll spend the first two nights.
An amazing walking holiday adventure in Transylvania trekking across the Carpathian Mountains of Romania to the summit of Moldoveanu. The Carpathian Mountains run in a great arc across Romania, rising to over 2500 metres in Transylvania and include some of the wildest mountain walking in Europe.
Viewing gorillas in the wild is a breathtaking and humbling wildlife encounter! Follow our team of expert guides and native trackers as you bushwhack through the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in search of a family of mountain gorillas.
Brisk mountain air refreshes as you walk the scenic Alpine paths through rolling valleys and picturesque hamlets. Each village offers a new delight, such as King Ludwigs extraordinary Schloss Linderhof castle with its Venus grotto, gardens, and tapestry chambers.
This special adventure on the rugged Maine coast will carry you deep into a one-of-a-kind landscape carved by the ages from stone and salt water. Here, dense balsam forests spill onto a magnificent rocky coast teeming with natural wonders.
This relatively short trekking holiday in Bhutan combines a 5-day trek through an unspoiled region of Eastern Bhutan with a tour of Bhutan's most important and iconic sights. The trek takes us through a little-visited area of Bhutan and is newly opened up to trekkers.
Travel to Manitoba in "Polar Bear Season" on Earth Journeys when these great white carnivores lumber across the plains toward Hudson Bay to prepare for winter.
After an early morning start just outside Chiang Mai. We drive to visit a beautiful waterfall and begin our ride slowly as you get used to your bike on quiet country roads that take us through paddy fields, fruit orchards with backdrops of stunning mountains and on into the Sri Lanna National Park.
Sail, Snorkel, and Paddle on a Hawaiian Outrigger Canoe. Come join us for a sail into Hawaii's past. Relax, or join in as part of the crew.
Take in breath-taking coastal views along the way as you ride on a variety of surfaces dirt, volcanic lava, gravel, sand and tarmac -- through witness a huge diversity of environments, from volcanic craters to beautifully crafted rice paddies and ending at gorgeous beaches.
On this mountain bike tour in Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan we take you off the grid and into the heart of the Tien Shan mountains. This is a tough off road mountain biking tour as not only is the cycling challenging, we are riding at high altitudes and in extreme weather conditions.
This Krakow tour will give you a taste by taking you to an area marked by the Communist-era. Knock back vodka at a Communist bar, see tanks and bunkers, and visit spots where the long fight for democracy took place.
Arresting scenic beauty. Forested mountains. Waterfalls. Pristine national parks. Tranquil riverine and reservoir settings. Leisure opportunities including jungle treks employing elephants and rafts. Historical associations dating from Neolithic times to the Second World War…
Join expert photographer and naturalist guides on an adventure designed to reveal Botswana’s abundant wildlife and staggeringly diverse ecosystems, from the fossilized salt pans of the Kalahari Desert to the emerald waterways of the Okavango Delta.
Experience winter as it was meant to be in the Yukon! The highlight of this holiday is a 3-day snowmobile adventure with cozy, private and exclusive cabin-accommodation and authentic Arctic activities along the way through some of the beautiful, remote backcountry of the southwest Yukon.
The difference between a tourist and a traveller? Tourists visit. Travellers explore. And once youve seen, smelled, felt, and tasted northern Tuscany, youll want to devour as much of it as possible. This journey into Garfagnana offers plenty of exercise for mind, body, and soul alike.
Camels, and mountains, and Bedouins, oh my! From a camel trek across the desert to a traditional Bedouin lunch, this is the Egypt experience you dont get at the resorts of Sharm. Spend the day climbing Mount Matamir, trekking to the Nawamis tombs, and reveling in gorgeous panoramic views.
Channel your inner Lawrence of Arabia on this Sinai desert tour that gives you a leg-up onto the back of a camel and takes you on an adventure through Ancient Egypt. This tour from Dahab will also journey to one of the oldest monasteries in the world, and connect you with a local family for lunch.
Home to a distinctive culture and some of Europe’s greatest works of art, Holland is a destination like no other. Your exploration of its treasures begins on Amsterdam’s canals, perfect vantage point for sights like the Old South architecture district and Anne Frank’s House.
Get a unique opportunity to see Kampala through the eyes of East African refugees. They face enormous challenges, and we visit YARID, a local NGO that is providing an invaluable lifeline through their many development programs.
Algeria is a fascinating land of contrasts, from the hilly Mediterranean coastline to the desert towns on the edge of the Sahara. Rarely visited for the last two decades, Algeria offers experienced travellers with a hunger for history a culture a true adventure.
This fantastic 15-day adventure combines the best of Mexico for the eager adventurer.
This excellent new walking holiday takes place in the Cyclades, a Greek island group in the Aegean Sea, southeast of mainland Greece. Flying to Santorini takes us directly to the heart of this Greek island idyll and lets us make the most of our week in the Cyclades.
Take the ultimate expedition and voyage to the North Pole. Stand on top of the world at 90 north and feel the rush of experiencing something truly rare. If theres one place you can really feel on top of the world, the North Pole is it.
Meaning covered in snow, the Nevache Valley arguably boasts the most snow in the Southern Alps and is the perfect location for a challenging snowshoe expedition. The charming village of Nevache has plenty of original alpine chalets, and a superb 15th Century church of Saint Marcellin.
A week of wildlife in Bandhavgarh, one of India's top tiger reserves
Expedition around Iceland offering an in-depth exploration of this small island of geological extremes.
For families, there’s no topping the adventure of an African wildlife safari, and in Africa, it’s hard to top Botswana. Big game is abundant here, and we get amazingly close from our private tented camps, situated deep within the bush and far from tourist crowds.
Witness the Whitewashed cliff-side villages sparkle in the brilliant light. Panoramic seascapes edge a land steeped in ancient history. A sun-drenched welcome embraces you on arrival at the Amalfi Coast. Led by local guides proud of their heritage, youll explore the extraordinary ruins of Pompeii.
In this primeval land, natural spectacle has remained unchanged for millennia. Skyscraping mountains and broad valleys shelter extraordinary wildlife, epic vistas, and waterfalls, along with half the geothermal rarities—mudpots, fumaroles, geysers—on Earth.
The landscape of the Assynt and Coigach is unique. Its defining quality could be described as ancient with the underlying rocks billions of years old. The light found in the north-west Highlands is amongst the finest in the world and combined with the superb graphics.
This new sea kayak holiday along the most northerly section of the Scottish Sea Kayak Trail allows you to discover some of the best sea kayaking in Scotland. Youll kayak from Plockton, past castles, through seal colonies and, all the time, with the stunning Isle of Skye as a backdrop.
Just 3 hours drive from the Icelandic capital, Landmannalaugar lies at the centre of the volcanic wilderness that is the Fjallabak. Rugged peaks, narrow valleys, glaciers and hot springs make this one of Iceland's most fascinating areas and it offers endless opportunities for ski touring.
For those seeking an authentic immersion into the art, poetry, architecture, and history of Iran, we offer our Iran: Wonders of Persia expedition. Guided by Middle East expert Gary Wintz, this Iran expedition offers an in-depth view of the turbulent and colorful history of Iran.
Walks are on wide paths along coastal cliffs and a fjord, rocky trails, and through peat lands, pastures, farmland, and bogs. Walking sticks are highly recommended. The terrain is often uneven and can be slippery when wet.
This unique cultural and wildlife expedition brings us deep into the heart of the Kalahari, known in the San language as The Great Thirstland.
This tour is one of our Classic Walking tours, rated easy to moderate with challenging sections. Walks average 4-9 miles per day, with shorter and longer options on some days. The pace on this tour is leisurely with stops en route to explore villages, or to visit cultural and historic sites.
Classic volcano climbing holiday and adventure in Iceland, walking in the land of fire and ice. A simply breathtaking variety of Icelandic mountain scenery makes this one of the most unusual climbing expeditions on offer.
Hong Kong is packed full of fascinating markets, and you’ll discover the best of them on this unique walking tour.
Soar over iconic landmarks of Los Angeles including Universal Studios, the Hollywood Sign, plus the celebrity homes of Beverly Hills and Bel Air. Head west to see the world-famous beaches of Santa Monica, and Pacific Palisades with breathtaking views of the California Coastline.
Romania, specifically Transylvania, ranks as one of Europe's most under-explored regions, beguiling visitors with its stunning Gothic architecture, enveloping forests, and friendly people. As idyllic as it is by day, the real fun happens on Halloween at a spine-chilling costume party.
See the sights and sounds up close and feel the crunch of the earth beneath your feet as you explore and immerse your senses in the vast untamed African wilderness of South Luangwa National Park; considered Africas top walking safari and wildlife viewing destination.
Cycle the Old Silk Road and absorb ancient cultures while enjoying some of the best biking in the world on this amazing bike tour in Pakistan. Bicycling Pakistan's enchanting mountain kingdoms via the ancient silk route through breathtakingly beautiful scenery is a trip of a lifetime!
Ascend 5 peaks including Cotapaxi (5897m) and the Chimborazo (6310m).
China is that rare place that looks to the future while embracing its past. Come see where it’s been and where it’s headed on this incredible 14-day adventure through times both ancient and modern.
Tour the Thai islands on a sailing trip that mixes the popular beaches with discreet hideouts and mysterious natural wonders. Take advantage of the tropical climate and enjoy the beach break of a lifetime.
With over 1,000 species of fish and 150 different species of coral, were pretty sure you cant be bored at Ras Mohamed National Park. Strap on your snorkel, grab your guide, and dont miss a beat: discover the mesmerising waters of Egypt, savour a local lunch, and relax on the beach.
This active adventure has everything: a thrilling big game safari, gameviewing by boat, culture, conservation, and the ultimatethe rare opportunity to track chimpanzees and mountain gorillas on foot!
From the museums of Accra to the pristine shores of Axim, this snapshot of Ghana is as humbling as it is relaxing. Meet talented local artisans, discover the countrys stately former palaces and visit one of the many slave castles that line the coast a window to a darker era.
This trekking and canoeing holiday on the Chilkoot trail and the Yukon River, Canada is the ultimate in terms of remote wilderness, stark beauty and adventure. The holiday will provide a real adventure experience with memories to keep for a lifetime.
Enjoy the beauty and variety of skiing on offer in the Vercors National Park. The Vercors mountain range is something of a Mecca for cross-country skiers. The Vercors Plateau has around 1000km of prepared tracks, covering 11 locations.
Snowshoe amidst the rugged Albanian Alps and experience traditional rural life. Largely undiscovered, the rugged Albanian Alps possess a wild and outstanding natural beauty.
Beautiful walks to discover the rugged interior and coastline of this traditional Spanish island
Spectacular trekking in Bulgaria's mountain landscape. The Rodopi Mountains are a hauntingly beautiful and mysterious region which, according to legend were the home of Orpheus.
South of Innsbruck among the green meadows of the Gschnitzal Valley lies Trins, a charming village with authentic Tyrolean buildings and easy access to some wonderful walking.
Discover the beautiful heel of Italy, a food & wine lovers' paradise
The great pyramids of Giza guarded by the Sphinx; the Valley of the Kings the great Temples of Abu Simbel, Karnak and Luxor — mere words do not adequately describe these ancient wonders. As rulers of the ancient world for 2,500 years, Egypt’s legacy of earthly power and divine afterlife is unrivaled
we ride on a wide range of trails, many of which are off-road, this tour is suitable for anyone with basic fitness. The roads are tarmac or broken tarmac and there are no technical mountain bike sections.
Our active adventure through the isolated Kingdom of Bhutan offers glimpses of a sacred heritage and distinctive identity that for centuries has remained shrouded by high peaks. Along the lofty ridges of the Himalayas lies the Kingdom of Bhutan.
Close to the former hill-station of Darjeeling, the Singalila Ridge Trek runs north towards the towering presence of Kangchenjunga (8586m). This is an extraordinary trekking holiday, which manages to effectively combine a short but very special trek with a memorable cultural experience.
Join us for an amazing Alaska rafting and hiking trip along one of Alaska's most famed rivers. Flowing west from the Alaska Range is a river so beautiful and classic that it has been federally designated and protected as a Wild and Scenic River.
Gozo is Malta's laid-back neighbour and is just perfect for walkers. Our superb new one-week holiday on this gorgeous Mediterranean island explores the coastline of rocky bays and clear blue inlets on foot. Over 4 days of walks we complete a circumnavigation of the island.
The town of Kiruna, located 300 kilometres north of the Arctic Circle, is our base for this exciting family adventure holiday, which includes most of the classic winter activities such as snowshoeing, snowmobiling, seeing moos and the icehotel. This is an excellent winter family adventure holiday.
Enter a world of Wild West excitement as you sample chuck wagon fare, explore an authentic Indian Village, and watch rodeo action in Calgary. Admission to the Calgary Stampede, heart-stopping chuck wagon races, an outdoor stage show, and more are included in your vacation.
This wonderful lodge-based trek explores the spectacular world of the Annapurna Himal, one of the most culturally rich and intensely scenic regions of Nepal.
We’ve created the ultimate nature lover’s trip to what may arguably be the world’s most diverse nature travel destination. It’s hard to comprehend the wealth of wonders tucked inside this tiny country on the edge of the Yucatán Peninsula – and that’s just ashore.
This journey of discovery begins in picturesque Dingle, where seafaring traditions pervade a vibrantly painted townscape, artisan shops, and tempting eateries. Spend evenings in the Malton, a 150-year-old architectural jewel with acres of manicured gardens.
The beautiful countryside of Lancaster County Pennsylvania is a cycling haven where quiet roads, charming towns and historic covered bridges await you. Life moves at a slower pace here, where the Amish center their communities around the time-honored values of faith, family and tradition.
The Adriatic Dalmatian coastline with its island chains, is one of the most scenically dramatic in Europe, dotted with towns and villages which are medieval in character and Mediterranean in ambience. This new walking holiday to Croatia explores the very best of the areas of the Dalmatian Coast.
The Sultanate of Oman has long captured the imagination of desert lovers. Under the guidance of our Arabian hosts, this desert discovery follows ancient trails of nomadic tribes and desert explorers. This is a walking holiday graded within our GREEN level.
We have carefully crafted a hiking trip that leads you along Scotlands famed Highland trails and beyond to the northern remote Orkney Isles and the breathtaking Isle of Skye. Our footfalls reveal the stunning coastal beauty of two jaw-dropping isles, Burray and Hoy.
Bavarian beer, cuisine and culture combine to make this one tour of Germany you don’t want to miss. Imagine singing along with tens of thousands accompanied by ‘oom pah pahs’, while locals clad in lederhosen and feathered hats dance on tables.
Thrilling mountain bike riding combines with invigorating and relaxing yoga on this fantastic retreat on a spectacular private beach on the Pacific Coast of Mexico.
The Scottish Sea Kayak Trail is Europes first long distance sea kayak trail, stretching from Gigha in the south to the wonderful Summer Isles in the north. The trail was created by sea-kayaking videographer Simon Willis to encourage sea kayakers to explore Scotlands west coast.
To trek into the rainforest and sit with a family of wild gorillas, looking into the eyes of a huge silverback at close range, watching babies cling to their mothers, laughing at youngsters playing in the trees, is one of the most extraordinary nature adventures on earth.
Iceland is one of those rare places on Earth that feels more science-fiction than fact, even when youre actually there. Gushing geysers, bubbling hot springs, mammoth volcanoes and acres of polar ice lend this laid back island nation a palpably otherworldly allure.
We've combined a ticket on Delhi's brand new Hop On Hop Off bus that gets you around to all the main tourist site in town with our best selling Delhi Food Walk. This is a tour to satisfy all the senses!
From technologically advanced Tokyo teeming with people, to the beautifully preserved old town of Takayama set in a mountain landscape, Japan is a land of fascinating contrasts. Enjoy an authentic way of life in this short but sweet tour of modern Japan.
Give the all-inclusive holiday makers a wave as you drive off into the desert, away from the resort-laden Sharm el-Sheikh and into the more authentic landscape of Egypt. The desert tour will take you into a canyon, fill your belly with Bedouin food, and teach you how to sandboard.
Peel back the mask and uncover the secrets of Venice during the legendary Carnival. From the marvels of St Mark's Square to the exuberant crowds in full costume, Venice is a feast for the senses. Feel the pull of mystery at the Bridge of Sighs and visit the tiny fishermen's island of Burano.
Embrace both pedal and paddle on this Kochi bike tour that cruises down to the beautiful backwaters of India, stops at a locals house for lunch, and glides through the picturesque rivers of Ezhupunna. Not to mention the beaches, fishermans farms, and villages well check out on the way.