Holiday Architects

Holiday Architects is a small, owner managed and ATOL bonded tour operator based in Cheltenham. With years of experience in the tailor made sector, our aim is to offer the highest possible standards of personalised service and first-hand destination knowledge to all of our valued clients.

Between us, we have decades of experience in the Middle East, Indochina, Latin America and Southern Africa, from enjoying personal travel adventures and honeymoons to travel sales and management for some of the UK's most renowned tour operators. For this reason, we specialise in over 18 destinations including: South Africa, Namibia, Oman, Jordan, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and Burma, countries in which we have travelled on countless occasions and established unrivalled relationships with local operators and hotels.

Each of our countries has its own dedicated website, packed with suggested itineraries and a wealth of recommended excursions, from the classic to the quirky. Whether you are looking for a short visit incorporating the well-trodden sites, a fascinating cultural immersion, a memorable wildlife safari or a bumper itinerary combining more than one of these countries, Holiday Architects will offer you the best advice and itineraries available.

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Our top 18 trips

Highlights of Burma | 13 days | £2,210pp

From: £2210.00

A perfect tour of Burma to cover the essential destinations of Yangon, Mandalay, Bagan & Inle Lake, with an added beach break in Ngapali to ensure a truly relaxing yet time efficient tour of Burma.

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Galapagos Taster | 9 days | £2,820pp

From: £2820.00

For those short on time, this eight-night itinerary allows you to see a huge amount in this time.

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VNHAWL1 | 15 days | £2,350pp

From: £2350.00

Vietnam explored comprehensively in just 2 weeks, with the main sights and experiences in Northern, Central and Southern Vietnam all featuring.

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Gentle Oman | 8 days | £1,645

From: £1645.00

4x4 isn't for everyone, so enjoy Oman in a more leisurly style.

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Classic Cambodia | 14 days | £2,160pp

From: £2160.00

Two weeks and five bases in Cambodia.

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Colonial Quito & Volcanoes | 10 days | £2,305pp

From: £2305.00

Ecuador has some staggering scenery as well as a rich and colourful history that has left its imprint on the towns and cities. You will experience the best of both in this itinerary.

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Taj and Tigers | 10 days | £1,792pp

From: £1792.00

Perfect for first time visitors to India, or for those with limited time, our ‘Taj and Tigers’ trip really focuses on India’s iconic highlights.

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Quick Escape to Machu Picchu | 9 days | £2,575

From: £2575.00

For those who only have just over a week to get the most out of this amazing country.

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Botswana Mobile Safari | 13 days | £4,945pp

From: £4945.00

Mobile safaris are a classic Botswana experience, taking in all of the country’s highlights in moveable camps set up anew at each fresh site.

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Classic Western Canada | 12 days | £1,940pp

From: £1940.00

This is a superb self-drive itinerary through Western Canada.

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Classic Jordan | 10 days |£1,870pp

From: £1870.00

his itinerary will form the basis for most trips to Jordan as it’s been designed to cover all the major highlights, as well as to include a few less well-known sights.

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Volcano, Cloud Forest & Beach | 12 days | £2,660pp

From: £2660.00

A classic journey through Costa Rica taking in the country’s best-known attractions and finishing with some beach relaxation.

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Essential Laos | 11 days | £1,895pp

From: £1895.00

The main sights in Northern Laos.

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Classic Namibia Self Drive | 14 days | £3,342

From: £3342.00

Two week self-drive Namibia.

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Classic South Africa | 16 days | £1,515pp

From: £1515.00

The perfect first-time trip, covering all the major highlights.

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Classic Sri Lanka | 14 days |£1,984pp

From: £1984.00

Designed with the first time visitor in mind. Explores the island's highlights without rushing through.

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Classic Southern Morocco | 10 days | £1,590pp

From: £1590.00

A classic Southern Morocco itinerary giving countless spectacular photo opportunities!

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A Week in Zimbabwe | 8 days | £2,170pp

From: £2170.00

A short getaway to experience two superb areas of Zimbabwe – Victoria Falls and Hwange National Park.

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