Explore

Explore are Europe’s leading adventure operator and have been pioneering small group adventures for almost thirty years. With tours in more than 120 countries€ross the world, ranging from wildlife and culture to walking and trekking and also offering Family Adventures and Tailormade holidays, Explore’s range of adventure options is hard to beat.

Each tour is led by a specially trained Tour Leader and you can travel safe in the knowledge that Explore were voted Best Specialist Long Haul Operator in the ’Which? Holiday’ Tour Operator Survey and have won awards for commitment to responsible travel. Our experience, knowledge and well established close personal contacts in all the countries in which we operate, make us one of the most trusted adventure tour operators in the UK

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Active Adventures

Our€tive tours are great for those who like to get outdoors. From walking and trekking to canoeing and cycling, all are graded from Easy to Tough so you can be sure you pick the right tour for your abilities and experience.

Culture & Discovery

Explore cultural sites – both ancient and modern – and learn about the local people and their culture.

Wildlife Encounters

From observing Africa’s Big Five to seeing the elegant Bengal Tiger, Explore offers wildlife adventures for everyone, whatever your passion. We not only get you into the heart of the animal kingdom for a thrilling wildlife encounter but also enjoy longer periods of relaxed observation and some fantastic photo opportunities too.

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Our top 195 trips

Family Taj, Tigers And Palaces

From: £749.00

Delhi Old & New Our trip begins in New Delhi, India's capital city with its tree-lined boulevards, spacious parks wrapped around parliament buildings, plush embassies and flamboyant monuments. In ...

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Heights Of Machu Picchu

From: £1929.00

Lake Titicaca & Cusco Flying up to Juliaca, we skirt the shores of Lake Titicaca (3856m), the highest navigable body of water on earth. From Puno you can choose to visit the Uros Indians who live ...

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Spirit Of The Incas And Amazon Extension

From: £2029.00

Nazca Lines & Arequipa From Lima we head south through the desert to the town of Nazca where we can view the mysterious Nazca Lines. These huge geometrical patterns cut into the stony desert floor...

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Family Atlas Adventure

From: £495.00

Exotic Marrakech We begin our journey in the 'Red City' of Marrakech. A feast for the senses, we have time to explore the historic sites and colourful souks, where carpets, ceramics and piles of e...

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Camino De Santiago

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Across the Plains We start with the two most important medieval cities along the Castilian part of the route, Burgos and Leon. These cities blossomed in line with the growing importance of the pil...

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Contrasts Of Colombia

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Bogota & Villa de Leyva After exploring the historic centre of the capital Bogota, we head north via the remarkable Salt Cathedral at Zipaquira to Villa de Leyva. Here, nestled in the foothills of...

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On Foot In Northern Cyprus

From: £554.00

Magical Kyrenia Without doubt, Kyrenia is the ideal base for exploration due to its central (and beautiful) location. The harbour is one of the most attractive anywhere in the Mediterranean, domin...

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New Zealand Explorer

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Rotorua & Napier From Auckland we head for the beautiful Coromandel Peninsula, where volcanoes have left a legacy of stunning cone-shaped islands and hot water beaches where you can dig your own t...

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Buenos Aires To Rio

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Buenos Aires & Iguacu With its rich migrant heritage, intriguing markets and elegant buildings, Buenos Aires boasts a colourful fusion of cultures unlike any other city on earth. After exploring t...

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Contrasts Of Mexico And Yucatan Peninsula

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Mexico City & Oaxaca Our first days are spent in and around the Mexican capital, including an absorbing visit to the excellent anthropological museum. Then we drive to the colonial heart of Oaxaca...

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Family Serengeti Safari And Zanzibar

From: £2995.00

Rift Valley & Serengeti Plains We drive first to Lake Manyara, famed for its prolific birdlife as well as large elephant and hippo populations. We spend the night high above the park on the wester...

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Peloponnese Explorer

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Sites of the northern Peloponnese After exploring Athens we head south into the Peloponnese to Nafplion. A worthwhile visit in its own right it provides the perfect base from which to visit Epidav...

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Mekong Delta And Angkor

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Old Saigon and the Mekong Delta Arriving in the Vietnamese capital we discover the city on foot before taking to our bikes in the countryside near the infamous Cu Chi Tunnels – an underground base...

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Classic Antarctica - M/V Polar Pioneer

From: £6742.00

To the South Shetland Isles After an included night in Ushuaia we navigate the Beagle Channel then head south across the Drake Passage and across the turbulent waters of the Antarctic Convergence....

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Marrakech Express

From: £519.00

Tangier & Andalucian Architecture We begin in the port of Tangier, one of Morocco's most evocative cities perched on the corner of the Mediterranean and Atlantic coastlines. After an optional tour...

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On Foot In The Picos De Europa

From: £910.00

Fuente De & the Ascent into the Sky We start by taking a cable-car 1000m above the valley floor to a land of frost-shattered rock and soaring limestone peaks - the views are tremendous. From this ...

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Toubkal Climb

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Annapurna Panorama

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Temples & Bazaars Famous for its many and varied temples, narrow bustling streets and bazaars, we explore the capital including Pashupatinath, Nepal's most famous Hindu temple, and the gleaming wh...

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Wine Trails Of Classic Tuscany

From: £1080.00

Tuscan Landscapes Nestled deep in the rolling countryside are traditional farmhouses bordered by rows of cypress trees; miles of ancient trails meander their way between vineyards and acres of for...

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Family Thai Hilltribe Adventure

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From Bangkok to the 'Rose of the North' Thailand's capital, Bangkok, is criss-crossed with canals, often packed with houseboats and 'floating markets'. We do much of our exploring on foot (we are ...

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The Kingdom Of The Maya

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Copan & Tikal From the splendid colonial buildings of Antigua we travel to Honduras and one of the grandest of all city-states: Copan, famed for its intricate sculptures and hieroglyphic stairway....

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South India Explorer

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Beaches & Temples Our southern sojourn starts on the wide sweeping beaches at Mamallapuram on the Coromandel Coast where we can to relax and admire the magnificent shore temples or visit the forme...

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Annapurna Sanctuary

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Gurung Villages & 'the Gate' Flying from Kathmandu to Pokhara, we drive to Khare to begin our trek. We climb to a ridge top near Pothana (1720m) for our first night and are rewarded by excellent v...

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Cycle The Cape

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Cape Town and the Winelands We enjoy two days in Cape Town, our base for rides on the face of Table Mountain and into the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve. We visit Boulders Beach, famous for its ...

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North India Explorer + South India Explorer

From: £2455.00

Rajasthan & the 'Taj' Our adventure starts 'head first' with the chance of a cycle rickshaw ride round the chaotic streets of Old Delhi's bazaar. We then enjoy more of a laid-back experience in tw...

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Maldive Dhoni Cruise

From: £1095.00

Life on the Dhoni Arriving on Hulule 'airport island', we transfer directly to our Maldivian 'dhoni' and set sail. The traditional dhoni is thought to have derived from the Arab dhow and our vesse...

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Ecuador Discovery

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Ecuador Adventure Holiday Explore the 'Avenue of Volcanoes' and discover the colonial cities of Quito and Cuenca on this fascinating trip to Ecuador. We also visit Otavalo Market and discover Cot...

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Atacama To Paine And Easter Island Extension

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Atacama Desert & Salt Lake Landing in the valley between the mountains at Santiago de Chile gives a taste of the dramatic scenery awaiting us in this fascinating land. Flying up to the Andes and t...

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Spirit Of Laos

From: £2299.00

Village Trekking We fly to the northern Thai hill town of Chiang Rai, before crossing to Ban Houei Sai in Laos. A stunning bus journey through thick jungle leads us to Luang Namtha; from here we s...

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Atacama To Machu Picchu

From: £4049.00

Atacama Desert & Geysers From Chile's cosmopolitan capital, we fly north to the Atacama and our first view of the high Andean peaks. We explore the remarkable Moon Valley on foot and take an early...

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Secrets Of Sri Lanka

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Ancient cities of the North Leaving the bustling capital Colombo behind, we base ourselves for the next three nights in our tranquil resort at Habarana - ideally positioned for exploration of the ...

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Azores Island Hopping

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Sao Miguel Beginning at Ponta Delgada on the island of Sao Miguel, we walk the steep slopes of Sete Cidades crater and view the legendary Blue and Green Lakes, perhaps exploring the picturesque vi...

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Family Iberian Adventure (Lite Version)

From: £649.00

Caves & Castles From our comfortable family-run hotel in the village of Castano, we take to our bikes to discover something of this beautiful and lush area, where a river makes an ideal spot for a...

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Prophets And Petra

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Journey through the Holy Land We start our explorations in Amman after a tour of this vast city we travel onto the Decapolis city of Jerash, with its theatre and cart-rutted Cardo Maximus. Crossin...

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Family Legends Of Lycia

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Kas & Ancient Antiphellus We stay at the conveniently located Club Phellos, right at the heart of Kas. Within easy walking distance are the market, the laid back town square and the scattered rema...

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Family Indian Discovery

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Bikes & Houseboats in the Backwaters Our adventure begins on the tropical Malabar Coast in Varkala, a stunning spot where cliff meets beach. Behind us lie the Backwaters- a maze of islands and vil...

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Namibia Lodge Safari + Cape Escape

From: £3699.00

The Highest Dunes on Earth We begin in the Namib Desert exploring Sesriem Canyon and the sand dunes and pans of the Sossusvlei area. There's time for a dawn balloon flight (optional) over the dune...

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Family Egyptian Adventure

From: £775.00

On this family holiday to Egypt we sail down the River Nile by felucca (a traditional sailboat), ride camels through the desert and swim in the warm waters of the Red Sea. Join us as we explore one...

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Cycle Albania

From: £804.00

Discover the highlights of this fascinating off the beaten track destination from the saddle. Cycle uphill through the scenic Llogora Pass, where the Adriatic meets the Ionian Sea. Enjoy an exhilir...

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Inca Trail Trek + Amazon Extension

From: £1789.00

Cusco and the Sacred Valley The ancient Inca capital of Cusco is the starting point for our Andean Adventure. A fascinating fusion of Inca and Spanish building styles, combined with the colourful ...

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Inside Vietnam

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Old Quarter & Cruise Arriving in the beautiful city of Hanoi we visit some of the ancient temples of the city and the humble stilt house cottage in which Ho Chi Minh once lived. We also take time ...

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Mallorca Tramuntana Traverse

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Soller & the rugged coast From Palma we take the old railway across the plains before crossing the mountains to the delightful town of Port de Soller. This is our base for 2 days - we visit Deia a...

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Ancient Sicily

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Syracusa & Piazza Armerina After time in Syracusa, a town that once rivalled Corinth as the most important and beautiful in the Greek world, we take the road to Noto, a Baroque gem of outstanding ...

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Walking The Gran Isla

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Our base in the coastal foothills La Aldea de San Nicolas has retained its authentic feel, largely unaffected by resort developments on the coast, village life is somewhat slower with a local econ...

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Walk The Great Wall

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The 'Dragon's Head' Stretching for some 4500 kilometres from the Yellow Sea westwards to the edge of the Gobi Desert, the magnificent ramparts and watch towers of the Great Wall were built to prot...

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Kilimanjaro - Lemosho Trek

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We trek to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro, Uhuru Peak (5895m), the highest point in Africa. Following the little-used Lemosho route we climb and descend on different paths, walking through the mou...

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The Lycian Way

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Oludeniz & Butterfly Valley After an overnight stay amongst the evocative remains of Kayakoy, a Greek village abandoned in the 1920s, we hike south up onto the shoulders of Baba Dagi (1989m). Alon...

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Family Rock The Kasbah

From: £589.00

Mountains, Kasbahs & Oases From Marrakech we head straight into the High Atlas mountains. From the Tizi n' Tichka pass we pass the crumbled ruins of Telouet kasbah before taking to mules to explor...

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Peru Encompassed + Amazon Extension

From: £3055.00

Nazca Lines & Colca Canyon Leaving Lima, we drive via Paracas to Nazca where we can view the mysterious Nazca Lines - huge, geometrical figures cut into the stony desert floor (800 AD). Continuing...

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Transylvania Long Weekend

From: £594.00

Castles of Sinaia & Bran We start in Bucharest for a city tour and a visit to the imposing Casa Poporului (Ceausescu’s Palace). The excellent open air village museum provides a fascinating cultura...

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Sacred Land Of The Incas

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Colca Canyon One of the most impressive canyons on the planet, Colca Canyon is an excellent place to spot the rare Andean Condor, and a sighting of this majestic bird will be the highlight of any ...

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Backroads Of Kerala

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Life Along the Backwaters Pedalling' north along the coast under a canopy of seemingly unending coconut trees, we pass through the numerous villages of the Backwaters, where fishing and farming th...

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Family Croatian Active Adventure

From: £920.00

Rural Dalmatia Our home away from home is a family-run pension, a comfortable base where we can relax by the pool after our day's activities and enjoy traditional Dalmatian home-cooked food in the...

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Moorish Andalucia

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Seville & Cordoba Several days are spent relaxing and enjoying the sights of the Moorish cities of Seville and Cordoba - two of Spain's most beautiful cities. Cordoba's Mosque (the Mezquita) dates...

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Classical Sicily

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Around Syracusa Our itinerary starts, appropriately, in a town that once rivalled Corinth as the most important and beautiful in the Greek world - Syracusa. The village of Piazza Armerina takes us...

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Ancient Macedonia

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Monastery, Skopje & Matka Gorge After a guided tour of the main sights of Sofia we enjoy some simply breathtaking scenery as we cross into eastern Macedonia to spend a night at the 12th century Mo...

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Wonders Of The Silk Road

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Samarkand & Shakhrisabz The vibrant Uzbek capital Tashkent was one of the most important caravan stops on the Eurasian trade routes and its Chorsu bazaar is still a lively place to wander. Next we...

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Family River Kwai And Jungle Adventure

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Buddhas & Raft Houses In Bangkok we check out the amazing Royal Palace and the massive golden Buddha of Wat Po, cruise the canals (known as klongs) and learn to cook delicious Thai food after shop...

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Highlights Of Bolivia

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Astonishing Altiplano Scenery From La Paz (3636m) we begin our journey through the striking landscapes of the altiplano, a remote highland plain between two spurs of the Andean mountains and home ...

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Vietnam Explorer

From: £2189.00

Ha Long Bay & Imperial Hué In Hanoi we see the lotus-shaped One-Pillar Pagoda and Ho Chi Minh's humble stilt house. We then take a full day cruise around Ha Long Bay, where you can go sea-kayaking...

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Family Land Of The Orang Utan

From: £1255.00

Orang Utans, Monkeys & Hot Springs Flying to Borneo's east coast, we stay in a jungle lodge at Sepilok, our base for jungle walks and orang utan spotting. Cruising down the Kinabatangan River arou...

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Family Rainforest Adventure

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Canyoning and volcanoes The central part of Costa Rica is filled with smouldering volcanoes and lush cloud forest home to all types of birds, monkeys and amazing insects. After peering inside a vo...

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Land Of The Golden Fleece + Azerbaijan Extension

From: £2789.00

Exploring Armenia This mountainous land is dominated by Mount Aragats (4090m) and the looming presence of Mount Ararat (5165m). In Yerevan, we see the Matenadaran library, which houses one of the ...

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Levada Trails Of Madeira

From: £644.00

Dramatic Northern Coast Starting in the east, we plan a walk on the Sao Lourenço peninsula along a spectacular cliff path. We'll see many vineyards, and perhaps later try the famous Madeira wine. ...

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Cycle Cuba!

From: £1994.00

Old Havana & Vinales Havana boasts some of the most impressive colonial architecture in the “New World”. We discover its secrets on foot and on bike, absorbing the atmosphere of the old quarter an...

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Cuba Libre!

From: £1859.00

Old Havana & the Caribbean Havana, the Cuban capital and a World Heritage site, boasts some of the most impressive architecture in the Caribbean. We'll explore the colonial quarter, wander its nar...

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Discover Jordan

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Jerash & the King's Highway Beginning at Jerash, one of the most impressive Roman cities surviving anywhere, we journey via biblical Mt Nebo to Madaba and then southwards along the legendary King'...

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Holy Land

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Kibbutz & the Coast From Tel Aviv we drive along the Mediterranean coast via Old Jaffa to Caesaria, built by Herod the Great and later an important crusader outpost. Continuing on we visit the old...

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Madagascar Wilderness Trek

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Southern Highlands and Lemurs From the capital, Antananarivo, we head to the spa town of Antsirabe, a favourite spot of European missionaries, still retaining its colonial architecture and churche...

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Moscow And St Petersburg

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Moscow Russia's present day capital is home to the infamous Red Square containing Lenin's Tomb, the surreal St Basil's Cathedral and the cavernous Kremlin with its incredible complex of palaces, c...

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Sudan: Highlights Of Ancient Nubia

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Khartoum to the Pyramids of Meroe Leaving Khartoum we first we head north to the ancient site of Naga. Here, we make our first camp and visit the beautiful sandstone temple of Apedemak with its wa...

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Classic Cuba

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Havana to Trinidad After exploring old Havana with our guide, we head to Viñales, and walk through a landscape of picturesque limestone 'Mogotes' and fertile tobacco plains. Driving on to Trinidad...

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China Highlights

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Hong Kong & Rural South As well as a guided orientation tour, we have plenty of free time to explore the fascinating and dramatically located city of Hong Kong. Taking an overnight train to Guilin...

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Greek Island Wanderer

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Syros & Paros Islands After enjoying some time in Athens, we board the ferry and sail to Syros - capital of the Cycladic group of islands and our first port of call. Each evening, as the moonlight...

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Buddha's Island + Maldive Dhoni Cruise

From: £2984.00

Deserted Cities & Hill Country Leaving bustling Negombo, we head to the ancient ruined city of Anuradhapura and visit Mihintale, Sri Lanka's cradle of Buddhism. We also take in the medieval capita...

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Beyond The Mekong

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Thailand's North & Tribal Villages From Bangkok, we head north to explore picturesque Chiang Mai, before boarding a longtail boat on the Kok River to Chiang Rai. A ferry takes us across the Mekong...

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Cycle Vietnam

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Hanoi, the Red River Delta and Ha Long Bay In Hanoi we see the Old Quarter and Ho Chi Minh’s humble stilt house before cycling around the massive freshwater Westlake. We explore the Red River Delt...

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Cycle Jordan

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Falklands, South Georgia And Antarctica - M/V Polar Pioneer

From: £10833.00

The Falkland Islands From Ushuaia we head northeast to the Falkland Islands. This archipelago of over 400 islands is an important breeding ground for penguins, elephant seals and sea lions and an ...

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Family In The Shadow Of Vesuvius (Lite Version)

From: £945.00

Sorrento & Vesuvius Our tour includes Sorrento, dramatically positioned on a cliff-top position above the Bay of Naples. We are based in a family friendly hotel on the Sorrento Peninsula, a short ...

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Western Usa National Parks Explorer

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San Francisco & Yosemite After exploring the steep streets of San Francisco and the stunning Golden Gate Bridge, we head west to Yosemite. We'll explore its rushing rivers and scented forests on f...

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Peru Inca Trail

From: £2359.00

Nazca Lines & Colca Canyon Leaving Lima, we drive via Paracas to Nazca where we view the mysterious Nazca Lines - huge, geometrical figures cut into the stony desert floor (800 AD). Driving into t...

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Discover Nepal

From: £1524.00

Kathmandu & Nagarkot We wander the bustling bazaars of Kathmandu and visit Pashupatinath, Nepal's most famous Hindu temple and Buddhist Bodnath Stupa - from which four pairs of eyes survey the fou...

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North India Explorer

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Gems of Rajasthan Our adventure starts 'head first' with the chance of a cycle rickshaw ride round the chaotic streets of Old Delhi's bazaar. We then enjoy more of a laid-back experience in two of...

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Family Kruger, Kwazulu And Coast

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Kruger Big Five Heading east into the Transvaal through spectacular mountain scenery we reach Kruger National Park, arguably South Africa's greatest reserve. The huge gamelands here are the size o...

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Jewels Of Indochina

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Serene Laos Sleepy Laos is arguably the most serene of Southeast Asia's nations. In Vientiane, we stroll along the wide boulevards and admire the many wats whilst in Vang Vieng, on the banks of th...

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Historic Baltic Republics

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Medieval Tallinn & Tartu Arriving in the Estonian capital Tallinn, we enjoy a stroll through the picturesque Old Town - a jumble of medieval houses, turrets and walls. We travel south to Estonia's...

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China Highlights And Walk The Great Wall

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Hong Kong & Rural South As well as a guided orientation tour, we have plenty of free time to explore the fascinating and dramatically located city of Hong Kong. Taking an overnight train to Guilin...

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Windward Isles And French Antilles

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St Lucia & the Pitons A former British colony, St Lucia is renowned for its physical beauty. Translucent water covers beautiful coral, the forest covered Pitons rear out of the sea, volcanic sulph...

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Old Siam & The River Kwai + Koh Samet Extension

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Chiang Mai & Rice Barge Cruise In Bangkok, we plan to visit the Grand Palace and temples of the Emerald Buddha and Wat Po ,then take a night train to the northern city of Chiang Mai. A highlight o...

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Hiking On La Gomera And Tenerife

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La Gomera - The Emerald Isle From Tenerife, we take the ferry to La Gomera, pulling into the colourful port of San Sebastian - our first base. Though just 20km across, the island's steep mountains...

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Family The Lost City Of Petra

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Jerash & the King's Highway First we explore the impressively well preserved ruins of Jerash, one of the great cities of the Roman Decapolis. Check out the acoustics centre stage in the amphith...

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Marrakech And The High Atlas

From: £575.00

Exotic Marrakech The 'Red City' of Marrakech is a feast for the senses. Based in the heart of the old city, we have time to explore the historic sites and colourful souks, where carpets, ceramics ...

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Vietnam Explorer + Cambodia Extension

From: £2729.00

Ha Long Bay & Imperial Hué In Hanoi we see the lotus-shaped One-Pillar Pagoda and Ho Chi Minh's humble stilt house. We then take a full day cruise around Ha Long Bay, where you can go sea-kayaking...

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Mughal Highlights

From: £809.00

Masterpieces of the Moghuls Arriving in Delhi, we first make a tour of India's capital, New Delhi. Here we find long tree-lined boulevards, spacious parks and fountains. We then head on the newly ...

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Inca Trail Trek

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Cusco and the Sacred Valley The ancient Inca capital of Cusco is the starting point for our Andean Adventure. A fascinating fusion of Inca and Spanish building styles, combined with the colourful ...

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Kerala Backwaters

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Waterside life Behind the long sweep of Kerala's sandy beaches lie the 'backwaters' - a maze of villages and islands linked by rivers and canals. Staying aboard a coir-roofed houseboat, we glide t...

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King Penguins Of The Falklands And South Georgia - Expedition

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The Falkland Islands From Ushuaia we head northeast to the Falkland Islands. This archipelago of over 400 islands is an important breeding ground for penguins, elephant seals and sea lions and an ...

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The Corfu Trail Explorer

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Meandering to Monasteries A short drive takes us to Asprokavos, Corfu's southernmost tip and the start of our trail. In our first week the trail takes us via Arkoudillas Monastery to Spartera and ...

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Indochina Encounter

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Bangkok & Tomb Raiders From the bustling exhilaration of the Thai capital we take a cross-border bus to Cambodia and Siem Reap, a traveller friendly town that's the base for visiting the fabulous ...

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Malta And Gozo Discovery

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Gozo We visit the capital of Gozo, Victoria with its imposing Cathedral dedicated to Santa Marija which was built on the site of a Roman temple and watches over the quaint remains of the old house...

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Senegal And Gambia River Cruise

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Isle de Gore & Djoudj National Park We begin in Dakar and make a short ferry ride over to Isle de Gorée. There's time to roam the quiet streets, admiring the colonial buildings with shutters and w...

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Vietnam And Angkor In Comfort

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Ho's Hanoi & Junk Cruise Arriving in the beautiful city of Hanoi we visit some of the ancient temples of the city and the humble stilt house cottage in which Ho Chi Minh once lived. We also take t...

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Nile Cruise And The Red Sea

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Pyramids & Luxor While in Cairo, we'll visit the Pyramids of Giza and the Egyptian Museum - a unique collection of artefacts. We take a short flight south to the fascinating town of Luxor. Here we...

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Indian Rail Odyssey

From: £2369.00

Temples, Taj & Tigers Our epic journey starts in the holy Sikh city of Amritsar where we wander the halls of its renowned Golden Temple. In Delhi we discover both sides of the capital, the grand b...

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Amalfi Coast Walking

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Positano & the Amalfi Coast With some of the most spectacular coastal scenery in the world, the Amalfi Coast is deservedly a UNESCO World Heritage site. Its high cliffs, pretty villages, lemon gro...

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Indochina Encounter + Good Morning Vietnam!

From: £1514.00

Charms of Cambodia We take a cross-border bus to Cambodia and Siem Reap, a traveller friendly town that's the base for visiting the fabulous temples of Angkor. Spread out over 150 square kilometre...

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Journey Through The Balkans

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Old Dubrovnik & Montenegro We visit a number of UNESCO sites all with something different to offer. Our first is Dubrovnik - the pearl of the Adriatic - with outstanding monuments adorning the cit...

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Treasures Of Jordan

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Madaba & Petra From Amman we travel to Ajlun Castle one of the most impressive surviving Roman cities, followed by a visit to Jerash Greco Roman ruins. Then on to the Roman Byzantine town of Madab...

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Walking The Corfu Trail

From: £674.00

Meandering to Monasteries A short drive takes us to Asprokavos, Corfu's southernmost tip and the start of our trail. On our trail, we travel via Arkoudillas Monastery to Spartera and along a golde...

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Botswana Wildlife Safari

From: £2170.00

Okavango Houseboat & Caprivi Strip From Maun, our journey begins at the Okavango Panhandle, a geological fault that restricts the meandering river until its release into the main delta. Here we en...

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Cradle Of Voodoo

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Ouagadougou and Lobi Villages We begin in the middle west African savannah in Burkina's modern capital Ouagadougou. Once the seat of the Moro Naba, head of the Mossi, we enjoy the more modern char...

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Namibia Lodge Safari

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The Highest Dunes on Earth First we head southwest into the Namib Desert, the oldest desert on Earth, to explore Sesriem Canyon and the sand dunes and pans of the Sossusvlei area. There's time for...

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In Shackleton's Footsteps - M/V Polar Pioneer

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The Falkland Islands From Ushuaia we head northeast to the Falkland Islands. This archipelago of over 400 islands is an important breeding ground for penguins, elephant seals and sea lions and an ...

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Zululand And Kruger Wildlife

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Battlefields & Hluhluwe-Umfolozi From Jo'burg we immediately head south into the Midlands Battlefields area of Kwazulu-Natal. Here we'll visit the world renowned Rorke's Drift and Isandlwana befor...

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Family Tropical Islands & Jungle

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Buddhas & Palaces Our adventure begins in the bustling and dynamic capital Bangkok, where we visit the Grand Palace and glittering temples of the Emerald and Reclining Buddhas. The boats which ply...

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Cape Town To Victoria Falls Adventure

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Cape Peninsula & Naukluft Mountains Beginning in Cape Town, we explore the peninsula with a hike to Cape Point and stunning views over the 'Cape of Good Hope'. We also discover the African penguin...

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Festivals Of Bhutan

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Monasteries & High Passes Flying into Bhutan, we journey eastwards along mountain roads, past small villages and rhododendron-clad slopes to cross the prayer flag strewn Dochu La (3050m). On a cle...

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Inside The Hidden Kingdoms

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Bangladesh & the Ganges Delta Our journey begins in the vibrant and bustling city of Dhaka. After crossing the mighty River Pemba (Ganges), we discover ancient buildings and relics that define thi...

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China On A Shoestring

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Beijing to Xian Our introduction to China begins with the bustling capital, Beijing. There is a chance to visit the famous Tiananmen Square and explore the maze of palaces and gardens that make up...

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Treasures Of China

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Hong Kong, Yangshuo & Longji After exploring the lively city of Hong Kong, we take an overnight train to Guilin where the rounded limestone peaks of hump-back mountains have inspired poets and pai...

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Costa Rica Canopy And Coast

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Poas Volcano & Guayabo Ruins Arriving in San Jose, we visit the gigantic Poas volcano (2707m) - a towering (and still smoking) crater, where fumeroles are surrounded by tropical forest and humming...

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Antarctica In Depth - Expedition

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A true adventure to the world's most remote wilderness! This 13-day Antarctica Classic in Depth expedition focuses on the South Shetland Islands and Antarctic Peninsula, home to some of the planet'...

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Riads And Kasbahs Of Morocco

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Fez, Meknes & Volubilis Beginning in Fes, the world's most complete Islamic medieval city, we explore the souks and crowded alleyways of its ancient medina in Fes el Bali as well as Fes el Jdid an...

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Along The Blue Danube

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From Passau to Linz From Passau, the 'City of Three Rivers', our first ride takes us along the north bank of the Danube and into Austria. In this region the Danube flows through a narrow valley of...

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Corfu Trail To The North

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Highlights of the North of Corfu A short drive takes us to the coastal village of Liapades and the start of our trail. On our trail, we travel via the cliff pathway to Agios Georgiou, and the Agio...

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Exotic Java And Bali

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Palaces & Temples In Yogyakarta, the vibrant cultural centre of Java, we explore the Kraton Palace and lively streets and markets. We spend time at magnificent 8th century Borobodur; its skilfully...

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Imperial Cities And Desert

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Rabat, Meknes, Volubilis & Fes We begin by train from Casablanca, pausing in Rabat, the present imperial capital, where we take a stroll around the Kasbah des Oudaias. We continue by rail to the o...

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Ancient Lands Of The Maya

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Copan & Rio Dulce We begin this journey with a foray into Honduras to visit the ceremonial centre of Copan. A major astronomical site, it abounds with strange stelae and complex mathematical notat...

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Contrasts Of Mexico

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Mexico City & Oaxaca Our first days are spent in and around the Mexican capital, including an absorbing visit to the excellent anthropological museum. Then we drive to the colonial heart of Oaxaca...

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Classic Antarctica - Expedition

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Antarctica Holidays To the South Shetland Isles After an included night in Ushuaia we navigate the Beagle Channel then head south across the Drake Passage and across the turbulent waters of the An...

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The Best Of Western Cuba

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Colonial Havana & Viñales Basing ourselves in Havana for the first half of the week, we explore the highlights of this captivating colonial city from our centrally located hotel. There's also free...

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Zululand And Kruger Wildlife + Cape Escape

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Kwazulu-Natal, Swaziland and Kruger We begin in the Battlefields area of Kwazulu-Natal and visit Rorke's Drift before heading Greater St. Lucia and Hluhluwe-Umfolozi Game Reserve, arguably the bes...

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Moorish Spain To Marrakech

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Moorish Andalucia Beginning in Malaga, we leave Spain's most famous costa behind and depart aboard the Andalucia Express through the spectacular 'El Chorro' gorge to emerge in a world of sleepy wh...

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Guyana And Suriname Explorer

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Iwokrama Forest - in Search of Jaguar The capital Georgetown epitomises faded elegance with fine wooden buildings and a riot of tropical vegetation. From here we head into the forested interior an...

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Rajasthan - Land Of The Maharajahs

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Nawalgarh to Jaisalmer Arriving in Delhi we make a tour of the new city with its wide open spaces before heading to the hustle and bustle of Old Delhi to explore the bazaars of Chandni Chowk and t...

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Winter Toubkal

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Winter Toubkal Trek From Marrakech, we drive high into the Atlas mountain range. Running east to west for some fifteen hundred miles and falling abruptly away to the Sahara desert in the south, th...

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Walk The Great Wall + Xian Extension

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Walk the wall Stretching for some 4500 kilometres from the Yellow Sea westwards to the edge of the Gobi Desert, the magnificent ramparts and watch towers of the Great Wall were built to protect Ch...

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Walks & Coastal Towns Of Croatia

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Paklenica & Plitvice National Park The string of lakes in Plitvice present some of the most staggering scenery in Croatia. Hemmed in by densely forested hills, the bright turquoise waters form a s...

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Volcanoes And Galapagos

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Volcanoes, Indian Markets & Cloud Forest Arriving into Quito it is often possible to see the snow-capped volcanic cones rising magnificently above the clouds, whisps of smoke and steam escaping fr...

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Ethiopia In Depth

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Lake Tana & Gondar Castles From Addis Ababa, we head north to Bahar Dar on the banks of Lake Tana. Here is the source of the Blue Nile and Tississat Falls, a 45m drop which is the start of a 1000-...

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Southern Oasis Cycling

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Gateway to the Sahara From Ouarzazate our first ride takes us down into perhaps the lushest oasis south of the Atlas - the Draa Valley. Millions of date palms, ancient kasbahs and ksours (fortifie...

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Islands In The Sun

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Thai Island Hopping After sightseeing in Bangkok, we take a sleeper train south then drive to Phuket and catch a ferry to Koh Racha Yai, our gateway to the fabulous islands of the Andaman Sea. The...

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Sacred Land Of The Incas + Amazon Extension

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Nazca Lines & Colca Canyon Leaving Lima, we drive via Paracas to Nazca where we can view the mysterious Nazca Lines - huge, geometrical figures cut into the stony desert floor (800 AD). Continuing...

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Simply Vietnam

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Mekong & Cu Chi Our Vietnamese adventure kicks off with a walking tour on the vibrant streets of Saigon (or Ho Chi Minh City as it's officially known) amongst the colonial buildings of Old Saigon ...

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Spice Trails Of Petra

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Wadi Rum Jeep Safari & Camel Trek A drive south along the Desert Highway brings us to the northern reaches of Wadi Rum, where we walk through the twisting siqs (gorges) and wadis (dry river valley...

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Gorilla And Chimp Safari

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Queen Elizabeth National Park We spend our first day exploring Kampala, Ugandas colourful capital before we begin our journey south, crossing the Equator. The vast savannah of Queen Elizabeth NP s...

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Falklands, South Georgia And Antarctica - Expedition

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The Falkland Islands From Ushuaia we head northeast to the Falkland Islands. This archipelago of over 400 islands is an important breeding ground for penguins, elephant seals and sea lions and an ...

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Central American Highlights

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Guatemala & Honduras From the picturesque colonial centre of Antigua we journey in the shadow of mighty volcanoes to Lake Atitlan where we experience the lively and unpronounceable Chichicastenang...

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Heights Of Machu Picchu + Amazon Extension

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Lake Titicaca & Cusco Flying up to Juliaca, we skirt the shores of Lake Titicaca (3856m), the highest navigable body of water on earth. From Puno you can choose to visit the Uros Indians who live ...

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Kilimanjaro Lemosho Trek + Zanzibar Island

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Shira Plateau and Volcanic Landscapes Our trek begins in the farmlands and plantations of the western side of the mountain. We climb through shrub forest onto the Shira plateau with fine views ope...

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Prague To Meissen By Bike

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Prague and the “Garden of Bohemia” Our explorations both start and end in the romantic Czech capital with its incredible mix of architectural styles from the medieval through to art nouveau and a ...

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Botswana Lodge Safari

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Into the Okavango Delta Our journey begins at our comfortable lodge in the very heart of the Okavango Delta. Hundreds of species are attracted to this fertile, freshwater basin including elephant,...

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Family Slovakia Winter Adventure

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This adventure allows us to explore the stunning natural beauty of Poland's and Slovakia's landscape with its snow-covered mountains and beautiful towns. We also have the opportunity to experience ...

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Arabian Sands

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Muscat & Wadi Shab After discovering Muscat - Oman's progressive capital - we load up for a 4WD adventure along the coast. We immerse ourselves deep into the natural beauty of this amazing country...

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Adventures In Patagonia + Iguazu Extension

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Tierra del Fuego After sightseeing in Argentina's vibrant capital, Buenos Aires, we head to the extreme South and the town of Ushuaia, on the archipelago of Tierra del Fuego. You simply cannot go ...

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Central American Explorer

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Across the Panama Canal to the Carib Coast We begin in Central America's southernmost country, taking a trip on the Panama Canal before heading north to Boquete hidden away on the flanks of the Ba...

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Heart Of Cambodia

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Unspoilt Coast, Kampot & Kep After sightseeing in Phnom Penh, we head south to the charming riverside town of Kampot where we take a journey into the surrounding picturesque countryside in a pecul...

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Peru Inca Trail + Amazon Extension

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Nazca Lines & Colca Canyon Leaving Lima, we drive via Paracas to Nazca where we can view the mysterious Nazca Lines - huge, geometrical figures cut into the stony desert floor (800 AD). Driving in...

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Simien Mountain Trek And Lalibela

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Addis Ababa & Medieval castles We begin on the high plateau discovering a little about the country's fascinating history before flying to Gondar just north of Lake Tana. Once the imperial capital,...

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Pyrenees To The Med

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Barcelona and the Ramblas Capital of Catalonia, Barcelona offers a range of unbeatable attractions with its character epitomised by the architecture of Antoni Gaudi and the Ramblas - the link betw...

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Malta & Gozo Discovery + Sicily Discovery

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Gozo & ancient temples We visit the capital of Gozo, Victoria with its imposing Cathedral and winding narrow streets. The Citadel houses the Old Prison, which features 16th century graffiti from c...

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Cape Escape

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Cape Town & Stellenbosch First, we'll spend time exploring the Cape Peninsula - including the African Penguin colony at Boulders Beach, Cape Point and the Cape of Good Hope. Then, after an ascent ...

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Classic Egypt With Nile Cruise

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Great Antiquities Cairo is a hectic city with plenty of atmosphere to interest the traveller, from the bustling bazaars to the skyline of mosques whose call to prayer rings out across the city. We...

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The Lost Continent

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Indri & Golden Bamboo Lemurs From the capital, Antananarivo (known as 'Tana' for short), we drive east to Andasibe and spend three nights at the habitat of the Indri - largest of the surviving lem...

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Serengeti Lodge Safari + Zanzibar Island

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Rift Valley & Serengeti Plains We begin at Lake Manyara National Park famed for its prolific birdlife as well as large elephant and hippo populations. Ascending the Great Rift Valley we enter the ...

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Buddha's Island

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Deserted Cities & Sky Fortress Leaving bustling Negombo, we discover some of the island's well preserved art and stone carvings. We explore the ancient ruined city of Anuradhapura and visit Mihint...

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Sri Lankan And Maldives Family Adventure

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Sky Fortress of Sigiriya & Hidden Villages Leaving coastal Negombo, we take an elephant back safari amongst lakes and bush, before exploring Sigiriya. Here we make the giddy climb up Lion Rock - i...

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Atacama To Paine

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Atacama Desert & Salt Lake Landing in the valley between the mountains at Santiago de Chile gives a taste of the dramatic scenery awaiting us in this fascinating land. Flying up to the Andes and t...

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Spirit Of The Incas

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Nazca Lines & Arequipa From Lima we head south through the desert to the town of Nazca where we can view the mysterious Nazca Lines. These huge geometrical patterns cut into the stony desert floor...

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Blue Nile And Lalibela

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Exploring Medieval Harar From Addis Ababa we fly to Bahar Dar on the banks of Lake Tana. Close by is the source of the Blue Nile and the Tississat Falls, a 45m drop which is the start of a 1000 mi...

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Costa Rica: Coast To Coast

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Poas Volcano & Guayabo Ruins Arriving in San Jose, we visit the gigantic Poas volcano (2707m) - a towering (and still smoking) crater, where fumeroles are surrounded by tropical forest and humming...

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Moorish Trails

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The Old 'Silk Route' Our days are spent exploring this region of rugged limestone hills and green valleys on foot. Walking along historic mule paths, developed over the centuries to connect indivi...

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Machu Picchu And Titicaca + Amazon Extension

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La Paz & the Cordillera Real Set against a towering backdrop of snow-covered peaks, La Paz (3636m) is even higher than Lhasa in Tibet. We have two full days to explore the lively Indian street mar...

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Kingdom Of The Ashanti

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Akwaaba - A Warm Welcome We begin near Accra discovering the tropical gardens of Aburi and traditional Ashanti shrines around Koforidua. Reaching Kumasi, once the seat of an empire that stretched ...

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Highlights Of Eastern Europe

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Krakow & the Tatras Our adventure starts in the medieval jewel of Poland's Krakow, where you can also choose to head out of the city to Wielizcka's historic salt mine or emotive Auschwitz. We enjo...

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Golden Road To Samarkand

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Jewels Along the Silk Route After sightseeing in Tashkent, we fly to Urgench and head to the romantic city of Khiva - an old walled caravan halt that was once an important stop on the Silk Road. W...

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Kolkata To Amritsar

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Kolkata to Varanasi More familiarly known as Calcutta, we visit historical sites, take time to wander in the flower market and enjoy fine views of the Ganges, known locally as the Hooghly River. W...

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Discover Belize

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Lamanai & Crooked Tree Sanctuary Driving northwards from Belize City our first stop is the marshy lagoons and wetlands of Crooked Tree Bird Sanctuary - a birdwatcher's paradise and habitat of the ...

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South Indian Images

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Ancient Madurai After a tour of Chennai (Madras), we head south by train to Tiruchirapalli to see the great Rock Fort, and on to reach Madurai, with its soaring towers. Here we mix with the swirli...

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Walking In Cyprus

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Mount Olympus We begin with a walking tour through the winding alleys and elegant tree-lined boulevards of medieval Lefkosia. Then, driving into the mountains, we head first to the Solea Valley wh...

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Peru Encompassed

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Nazca Lines & Colca Canyon Leaving Lima, we drive via Paracas to Nazca where we can view the mysterious Nazca Lines - huge, geometrical figures cut into the stony desert floor (800 AD). Continuing...

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Shogun Trail

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In the Shadow of Mount Fuji In the exciting city of Tokyo, we contrast 21st century technology with the ancient palaces and temples that lie side by side. The charming town of Hakone is our base f...

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Adventures In Patagonia

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Tierra del Fuego After sightseeing in Argentina's vibrant capital, Buenos Aires, we head to the extreme South and the town of Ushuaia, on the archipelago of Tierra del Fuego. You simply cannot go ...

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Delhi To Kathmandu

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Moghul Highlights We start on a cultural note taking in the great sights of Old and New Delhi before heading for the 'Pink City' of Jaipur in the desert province of Rajasthan. Here we'll see the O...

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Old Siam And The River Kwai

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North to Chiang Mai In Bangkok, we plan to visit the Grand Palace and temples of the Emerald Buddha and Wat Po (Temple of the Reclining Buddha), then take a night train to the northern city of Chi...

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Serengeti Lodge Safari

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Rift Valley & Serengeti Plains We begin our safari at Lake Manyara National Park famed for its prolific birdlife as well as large elephant and hippo populations. Ascending the Great Rift Valley we...

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Active Sri Lanka!

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Sigiriya's Lion Rock & Polonnaruwa Our adventure begins as we take to two wheels, exploring the tranquil backroads and villages. At Sigiriya we ascend to the top of the vast flat-topped Lion Rock,...

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Toubkal Long Weekend

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The Magic of Marrakech We begin and end our journey in the fabled city of Marrakech. Steeped in history and bustling with activity, the heart of Marrakech lies in the Djemma-el-Fna; the focal poin...

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Machu Picchu And Titicaca

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La Paz & the Cordillera Real Set against a towering backdrop of snow-covered peaks, La Paz (3636m) is even higher than Lhasa in Tibet. We have two full days to explore the lively Indian street mar...

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Inside Vietnam And Cambodia Extension

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Old Quarter & Cruise Arriving in the beautiful city of Hanoi we visit some of the ancient temples of the city and the humble stilt house cottage in which Ho Chi Minh once lived. We also take time ...

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