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Antarctic cruise and hiking in Chile

This month long odyssey combines hiking the stunning highlights of contrasting Chilean landscapes with a small ship active expedition cruise to the remote Antarctic Peninsula. Torres del Paine National Park – Perito Moreno Glacier - Mount Fitz Roy - Antarctic Peninsula – comfortable accommodation - hike in breathtaking scenery - expert guides – exclusive itinerary - responsibly operated - small ship - activity-based Antarctic cruise Traverse through incredible contrasting environments, each offering unique highlights and staggering scenery. Hike in the world-renowned Torres del Paine National Park and around the beautiful Mount Fitz Roy area, past mountain peaks and creaking ...Read more >
From £13,350 excluding flights

Antarctic Peninsula cruises, activity-based

We offer both activity based itineraries as outlined below, and classic cruises. Please inquire for full information. Active Antarctica sailings depart on a selection of dates through the season - please contact us for details and departures. Antarctic Peninsula – varied adventure activities - wonderful wildlife - small ship cruise - experienced crew - informal atmosphere – comfy cabins – delicious food – beautiful scenery – flexible activity programme Actively experience the fantastic landscapes and wildlife of Antarctica as you cruise on board our comfortable Antarctic expedition ship, MV Plancius. Kayak between looking icebergs for a uniquely peaceful and dramatic perspective of ...Read more >
From £9,945 excluding flights

Brazil walking vacation, tailormade

Salvador de Bahia - Chapada Diamantina - remote mountains and savannah - walk - swim - hidden waterfalls - natural pools - Afro-Brazilian culture - local home stays Experience the real Brazil on foot, as you hike through hand-picked highlights of the beautiful eastern part of the country. Enjoy peaceful, un-crowded walking in stunning scenery, through the National Park of Chapada Diamantina. Cool off in hidden waterfalls and pools, which you'll have all to yourself. Traverse the remote Pati Valley, staying in local homes along the way. Savour the vibrant music, culture and food of SalvadorRead more >
From £3,650 excluding flights

Spain self drive vacation, Pyrenees

Bilbao – Pamplona - Pyrenees Mountains – Catalonia – Ordesa National Park - Aigües Tortes – Mediterranean coast - self drive freedom - premium small hotels - privately guided excursions - vineyards and great cuisine - active exploration A handmade self-drive vacation showing off the best of the Pyrenees, all the way from Bilbao to Barcelona, from the Atlantic to the Mediterranean. Stay in a series of premium small hotels with lots of character. Get under the skin of the authentic Spain with private guiding in the high Pyrenees, on the Mediterranean coastline and in the quieter corners of Barcelona. Walk in the stunning landscapes of the Pyrenees as you explore two of Spain’s oldest ...Read more >
From £3,775 excluding flights

Picos inn to inn walking vacation in Spain

Picos de Europa - beautiful mountain scenery - charming village inns - ancient pathways - varied walking, inn to inn - self-guided walks - welcome briefing - local support - luggage transfers Pause the everyday and enjoy the stunning Picos de Europa mountains as you explore step-by-step. Pass through peaceful forests, along a dramatic gorge pathway and across high pastures below a curtain of mountains. Soaring vultures and the clang of cowbells accompany you as you traverse all three provinces of the area - Leon, Asturias and Cantabria. Days are well-paced, with maps and walking notes provided. Your bags are transported ahead of you each day to await your arrival. Suitable for most ...Read more >
From £1,300 excluding flights

Self drive vacation in Costa Rica

This self-drive Costa Rica vacation steers you away from the obvious shortlist of highlights. Skip the crowded and commercialised areas like Monteverde, Arenal and Manuel Antonio is favour of unspoilt little-visited corners. From the sleepy Caribbean coast, via the coffee producing highlands and the cloudforest around Cerro Chirripó, Costa Rica's highest mountain, to the Osa Peninsula, one of the world's great biodiversity hotspots. Monkeys and birds abound in the forests throughout your route, and for a real dose of adventure you'll sleep at a ranger station, surrounded by the sounds of the forest. Finish on the beach, where you can get active with a surfboard in hand, let a horse do the ...Read more >
From £3,490 excluding flights

Atacama and Patagonia hiking vacation

Get off the beaten track in the Atacama Desert and Torres del Paine National Park, before relaxing and exploring the winelands. Climb an active volcano, cycle through salt flats and soak in hot springs. Head into Torres del Paine National Park to hike the most iconic trails, or explore quieter corners. Explore the fantastic, contrasting landscapes of the Atacama Desert and Patagonia: in depth, on foot. Spend as much time as possible in the open air of the Atacama, seeing the people, wildlife and scenery with the help of your expert guide. Sleep in comfortable 'yurts' in Paine, set in a private reserve just outside the park. Enjoy a hot meal and a warm bed at the end of each day.Read more >
From £4,595 excluding flights

Grand tour of Portugal vacation

There are many definitions of what makes a great road trip. One which has you sipping wine from a family-run vineyard as the sun sets on the Douro valley, dining on the terrace of a palace nestled in lush forest and hiking along old fishermen trails past golden isolated beaches probably fits the bill. Throw in guided walks in the hidden corners of Porto and Lisbon, some of the best Roman ruins on the Iberian Peninsula and silent cork oak fields and you have something pretty special. At least we think so.Read more >
From £3,600 excluding flights

Nicaragua nature and wildlife vacation

Virgin Rainforest – Local Colour - Abundant Wildlife – Volcano Hiking - Colonial Towns – Expert Private Guides – Cloud Forest - Luxury Beach Ending. Explore one of the safest, friendliest and yet least visited countries in Latin America. Enjoy a mixture of colonial towns, volcanoes, islands and beaches and learn about this rich and varied land with your private guides. Relax in comfort with charming colonial hotels and luxurious lodges as you visit a country as yet barely touched by tourism. This vacation is not particularly active, mostly it involves relatively easy walking but conditions can be hot. More challenging hikes are available and each trip is tailor-made to suit your interests ...Read more >
From £4,725 excluding flights

Argentina private tour with self drive

Sand dunes and sunsets. Waterfalls, wetlands and wineries. This part self-drive private tour weaves together many of Argentina's most impressive natural wonders, in both the north and the south of this vast country, as well as all that its engaging capital city, Buenos Aires, has to offer. We work hard to avoid the crowds where possible, immerse you in them when appropriate and find plenty of ways for you to follow quieter paths in spectacular locations. Stay on a traditional Patagonian estancia and experience the startling power of the Perito Moreno Glacier after the crowds have gone. And finish in El Chalten to wander through meadows and along clear rivers below the granite peaks of the ...Read more >
From £9,825 excluding flights

Camino inn to inn walking vacation

Combine hand-picked highlights of three pilgrim routes across northern Spain, from the French border and the Basque coastline at San Sebastian to the incredible Cathedral of Santiago, traversing mountains and plains along the way. Travel through the best of the northern Spanish countryside with just your day packs, as your luggage is taken on to your next comfortable hotel each day. Experience the changing scenery, terrain, culture and food in comfort as you make your way to Santiago de Compostela while we take care of the details.Read more >
From £2,800 excluding flights

Brazil country tour

There are many 'grand tours' of Brazil out there, so why this one? Why us? Well firstly, you're going to a part of the Brazilian Amazon where relatively few people visit; instead of landing in Manaus - a city of 2 million people, you're landing in a municipality of 50,000. The impact that makes on the environment and the richness and diveristy of the birdlife is huge. We want you to have the very best rainforest experience possible, which is why we invested in finding new and thoughtful ways for you to engage in Brazil's great ecosystems. So when we talk about watching sunrise with monkeys, it's because we've done it ourselves, not read it off a lodge's website. That first-hand experience ...Read more >
From £9,115 excluding flights

Alentejo walking vacation in Portugal

Walk our exclusive route from the Spanish border to the dramatic coast of Portugal's little-visited Alentejo region. By thoughtfully linking together medieval pathways, coastal trails and family-run guesthouses, this trip gets right to the heart of the varied beauty and cultural heritage of Southern Portugal. Small parts of the trip are done by road, skipping out the less interesting parts and allowing you to traverse the country from east to west. Hilltop villages and ancient castles provide insights into life in rural Portugal, both now and many centuries ago during times of conflict with its Spanish neighbours. The Mediterranean cork and holm oak forests of the distinctive Montado ...Read more >
From £1,550 excluding flights

Costa Rica family adventure

Fun activities, high quality small hotels, varied landscapes, amazing wildlife and beautiful beaches. Not a bad family adventure right? We firmly believe that a family vacation should be as fun and engaging for the adults as it is for the children - no compromising nor trade offs. You'd struggle to come up with somewhere better than Costa Rica to do just that. This can make the country rather busy, so it pays to take a more thoughtful approach to planning your vacation here. We've balanced the best bases for activities with some peace and quiet away from the crowds. Start with a stroll through a Caribbean village, raft and kayak wildlife-rich water channels and explore the peaceful beaches ...Read more >
From £3,050 excluding flights

Costa Rica vacation, ecolodge accomodation

From the flooded forests of the northern Caribbean, rafting through old-growth jungles teeming with exotic birds and out to the turtle nesting beaches, coastal mangroves and tropical fjords of the Pacific. Discover Costa Rica's most wildlife-rich ecosytems with experienced naturalist guides, explored from some of the country's most outstanding ecolodges.Read more >
From £5,990 excluding flights

Aracena Hills walking vacation in Andalucia, Spain

Sierra de Aracena - whitewashed villages - ancient pathways - olive groves - river valleys - chestnut and cork oak forests - self-guided walks - welcome meeting - friendly hosts - delicious food - local produce - small characterful inns. Walk a route exclusive to us, through a little-known corner of Andalucía, following quiet paths from village to village through forests and hills. Enjoy well-paced days, with maps and walking notes provided, and relax as your bags are delivered ahead for you each day. Stay in comfortable village inns and hotels with tasty fresh food and a warm Andalucían welcome.Read more >
From £1,140 excluding flights

Catalonia walking vacation in Spain

If the idea of walking from forested volcanic cones to rugged coastal coves, via the medieval city of Girona, appeals to you, then you're looking at the right vacation. Silent beech and pine forests give way to refreshing waterfalls and natural swimming pools. Bustling hilltop villages are drawn closer with each step. The elegant cobbled streets of Girona reveal a rich cultural heritage and proud Catalan identity. Paths across the coastal plains lead to the rugged Costa Brava, where the Mediterranean Sea awaits. Luggage transfers, GPS, a welcome briefing with Albert and detailed maps and walking notes allow you to completely relax and focus on soaking in the beauty of the everchanging ...Read more >
From £1,665 excluding flights

Camino de Santiago inn to inn walking vacation

Want to walk along the entire length of the Camino Francés but don't have a month to spare? Prefer to end the day with a warm welcome, great food and comfortable bed in welcoming family-run lodges and boutique city hotels? This uniquely-designed private walking trip takes you all the way from Roncesvalles to Santiago de Compostela, using strategic car transfers to skip out the most monotonous and unattractive parts of the Camino. As your luggage carries on ahead of you to your next lodge, you walk with your daypack through the best scenery, with detailed walking notes, OS maps and GPS device (though navigating is not difficult). Along the way you pass through ever-changing landscapes, ...Read more >
From £3,170 excluding flights

Andalucia walking & self drive vacation, Spain

Andalucía in all its glory. For walking there are ancient drovers paths leading through dramatic river canyons, between stately cork oak and olive trees and across open valleys, with the gentle clanging of sheepbells drifting in and out of earshot. For culture and history you have the great cities of Córdoba, Granada and Seville, all bound up in tales of Moorish empires, the Christian reconquest and back even further to Roman times. Countless peaceful white villages await along the route, little changed from their Moorish roots. Sample the world's best jamón ibérico and olive oil at source and in its natural surrounds, then taste your way around the various types of sherry at one of the ...Read more >
From £3,100 excluding flights

Ecuador and Galapagos wildlife vacation

Amazon Jungle – Galapagos Islands – Andean Cloudforest – Diverse Habitats - Fearless Wildlife – Charming Lodges - Indigenous Culture - choice of cruise vessel - tailored to suit you. This trip puts you right at the heart of three of Ecuador's precious ecosystems. Stay further up the river than the other Amazon lodges, sleep next to a river in the heart of the cloudforest in a sustainable lodge and explore the Galapagos more extensively on a week long live-aboard cruise. Wildlife encounters range from caiman, river otters and capybaras in the jungle to toucans, hummingbirds and cock of the rocks in Mindo and the boobies, iguanas and penguins of the Galapagos. Not a bad way to spend three ...Read more >
From £7,990 excluding flights
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