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Kayaking vacation in Indonesia, Komodo Dragon tour

If you’ve never paddled a sea kayak, Indonesia is an absolutely stunning place to start as you’ll be able to reach some of the remotest beaches, over vibrant coral reefs, as well as having the chance to get up close to some of the Indonesian islands, inhabited by komodo dragons. This 12 day kayaking vacation in Indonesia starts off from Bali and gives you unique access to Komodo National Park where an experienced kayaking guide will help you navigate the islands and beaches interspersed with traditional stilt villages. Swimming, snorkelling and nature trails on dry land more than complement kayaking in Indonesia with chances to walk on Rinca and get up close to komodo dragons, certainly an ...Read more >
From £2,395 excluding flights

Guyana small group tour

Guyana may be a small country, but what it lacks in size it more than makes up for in natural splendour and Caribbean culture. Shrouded in thick rainforest where jaguars prowl and vast numbers of colourful birdlife flourish, it’s a destination simply made for the intrepid traveler, and this small group tour makes for a thrilling introduction. Starting with an arrival into the capital, Georgetown, where you’ll stay at the renowned Cara Lodge, you’ll embark on an expedition through some of Guyana’s most spectacular landscapes. Begin with the breathtaking Kaieteur Falls, the world’s largest freefalling waterfall and five times the height of Niagara, before driving by 4x4 into the vast ...Read more >
From US $5,250 excluding flights
Last min availability on the following dates: 2024: 24-Feb, 30-Mar,

Colombia multi activity tour

If it’s adventure you seek, in Colombia you will find it. This tailormade hike, bike and raft tour of Colombia immerses you thoroughly in the culture and nature of one of South America’s most exotically exciting destinations, as you hike, bike and raft your way from Bogota in the center of the country to the historic city of Cartagena at its northern tip. Discover pre-Colombian and Spanish colonial heritage with a guided tour of the capital, following the Carrera Septima to admire local street art and visit must-see locations including the famous gold museum. Then you’ll be mountain biking along dirt roads and paved roads in the magnificent Iguaque National Park, and walking out to the ...Read more >
From US $3,350 excluding flights

Thailand trekking & rafting vacation, tailor made

Discover the charms of Thailand in this active trip. This is a private trip for 2 or more people and we can tailor it to suit your preferences. This magnificent adventure begins with you discovering the real Thai street cuisine and joining a cycle tour to see some unforgettable sights. Hop on a long tail boat and see some fantastic wildlife whilst you’re there. The adventure however has only just begun! You will get the opportunity to see several historic sites and ride on the death railway. You will visit museums as well as taking a tour of some of the greatest Thai temples. You will kayak on the river Kwai Noi and trek through the jungle. This trip offers you the perfect balance of ...Read more >
From US $2,595 excluding flights

Rwanda tour, tailor made

Rwanda is country that does nature tourism exactly right - come and celebrate its success for yourself. Underneath the canopies of its forested hills you’ll find one of the best places in the world for meeting mountain gorillas. Rwanda tours take in the country's cultural and natural highlights. Your tour starts in Kigali, the capital, where you can throw yourself into the local market, before recovering at one of the city’s many milk bars with a glass of fermented, sweetened milk – fortifying stuff before a trip to the important Kigali Genocide Memorial Museum. You’ll get a chance to visit East Africa’s largest rainforest at Nyungwe National Park, known for its chimpanzees. The forest ...Read more >
From US $5,990 excluding flights

Mexico whale watching adventure vacation, tailor made

The breathtakingly beautiful peninsular of Baja California is a long strip of rugged cactus strewn desert and dramatic coastline sandwiched between the Sea of Cortes and the Pacific Ocean. It’s landscape is a mecca for activities and its seascape offers some of the best marine life experiences on the planet. Getting close up with grey whales is a magical experience that will live with you forever. Swim with a sea-lion colony, paddleboard and kayak the tranquil coves of Espirtu Santo. On terra firma experience horseback riding from a remote desert camp. The town of Todos Santos is a small, charming place where art, cultural and culinary experiences complete the best of Baja.Read more >
From £3,650 excluding flights

Central America guided trekking vacation

Inspired by the UK’s Three Peeks Challenge we thought we’d create our own three peak adventure without the pressure of a race but not without some testing treks! We’ve allowed a leisurely three weeks to explore several varied and beautiful volcanic landscapes and interspersed them with a heavy dose of wildlife, jungle, lakes, rivers, colonial cities and cloud cloud forests. Short on time- you can always do two weeks, even one – but our three themed trip in full also covers three countries in three weeks including the delightful, undiscovered paradise of El Salvador’s volcanic national parks. Whist Costa Rica has some spectacular volcanoes many of the highest summits have restricted or ...Read more >
From £3,995 excluding flights

Nicaragua vacation, private departure

This adventure combines some of the best Nicaragua has to offer: colonial cities, volcanoes, a jungle and a stunning canyon. It includes a great combination of adventures, activities and elegant hotels in some of Nicaragua´s top destinations. This trip is such a great combination for adventurer, allowing time for excitement, adventure and reflection, as well as sharing in the joy of discovery and new experiences. Certainly a trip of a lifetime!Read more >
From £2,195 excluding flights

Tanjung Puting orangutan vacation, Borneo

If you are looking at vacations to Borneo, then this unique Borneo trip combines the best of Tanjung Puting National Park’s orangutan research stations and rehabilitation centers but with treks and camping deep in the Borneo rainforest. So on this trip to Borneo you will see at first hand the work of dedicated conservationists working to preserve the habitat of the orangutans because although the park is protected by the national government the orangutans’ environment is threatened by the powerful commercial interests of the oil palm industry and illegal loggers. Therefore responsible travel vacations and eco friendly vacations to Borneo have never had a more important role and on this trip ...Read more >
From US $1,895 excluding flights

Costa Rica Wildlife tour, tailor made

Immerse yourself in the Costa Rica’s coastal canals, magical cloud forests and lush rainforest as you discover flora and fauna in one of the most protected and varied ecosystems in the world. In evocative jungles come face to face with white faced capuchin monkeys. In the brackish waters where the river Tarcoles meets the Pacific great American Crocodiles sleep. You will visit some of the most extensive and biodiverse National Parks in Costa Rica, providing you with extraordinary bird watching as well as getting the chance to see animals like the Two-Toed Sloth, the Great Anteater, Margay Cat, Poison-arrow frogs, Jaguars, Tapirs, Monkeys and much more.Read more >
From US $2,850 excluding flights

Borneo birdwatching tour

Borneo is a haven for birding as it there are no less than 59 endemic species on the island. Over time the geological changes have brought about environmental and physical changes to the landscape resulting in Borneo being one of the most important and interesting areas for fauna and wildlife on the planet. Our birding adventure focusses on birds but is also a must for general wildlife enthusiasts alike. There are over 200 species of bird in the areas we visit but we start of by immersing you in the richest bird community found in the lowland rainforests of Borneo., Kinabalu Park offers many birds which are only found in mountainous region, including 58 strictly montane birds – 17 of which ...Read more >
From £7,595 excluding flights

Galapagos eco cruising vacation

There is nowhere on earth quite like The Galapagos Islands National Park. Since Darwin stepped foot on the Islands in 1835 the archipelago has fascinated scientists and visitors alike. Protection and preservation of this unique biosphere is ever more important; our partners are actually from the Islands (Galapaguenos) so nobody understands this more than them. You’ll be aboard a first class vessel that was created using high tech’ to keep within environmental parameters and to work with maximum efficiency but reduce Co2 emissions. You’ll marvel at the mesmerising blue footed boobies as they hop from foot to foot during one of nature’s most intriguing spectacles. You’ll find out why ...Read more >
From £3,795 excluding flights

Costa Rica photography tour

On this exciting photography trip you will visit the most photo-worthy destinations in Costa Rica, that you and your camera are bound to love. The amount of different landscapes and wildlife means that there is always something interesting to capture, providing you with a mixed variation of images. You will also be accompanied by an extremely talented Photography guide who will be teaching you throughout your expedition, the very gifted and award winning travel photographer – Matthew William Ellis. Matthew is a documentary, destination and commercial travel photographer who has been a finalist in Travel Photographer of the Year for three years. His practices ensure guests follow safe ...Read more >
From £4,495 excluding flights

Belize family wildlife adventure vacation

This family wildlife adventure vacation takes you from the lush Northern rainforests of this small, natural paradise to the Southern tropics. We’ll get you away from the busier cayes and inland lodges on a balanced adventure where you’ll have the opportunity to explore wild rivers, visit remote Mayan villages. From toucans to howler monkeys and sea cows ( manatees) wildlife spotting is at its very best in Belize. In addition to culture and flora and fauna we have a lot of fun tubing, sea kayaking and caving our way around the country.Read more >
From £2,950 excluding flights

Brahmaputra rafting vacation in India

This 13-day vacation offers one of the world’s greatest adventures down one of the world’s greatest rivers, the Brahmaputra. While not for the faint-hearted this trip is perfect if you’re looking for a unique, wild and challenging adventure into one of the most spectacular and inaccessible regions in the world. Before it reaches the starting point of this expedition in Arunachal Pradesh, the Brahmputra flows eastwards across the Tibetan plain and through the Himalayan mountains. A few miles from the line-of-control with China, you will board your raft for the expedition of a lifetime. After time to prepare gear and a comprehensive safety briefing, you and your small group of like-minded ...Read more >
From US $3,050 excluding flights

Madagascar tailor made honeymoon adventure

On this trip we will explore an interesting combination of rivers, forests, mountains and seaside through very different landscapes, cultures, climates and biotopes, before relaxing and enjoying Anjajavy seaside. The itinerary provides a great chance to enjoy the natural highlights of the red island on foot, on horseback, by canoe, train and by car. Madagascar is a one-off; there is no other place like it. Its landscapes, animals and plants are simply fantastic! Near the equator with an astonishing array of habitats, ranging from rainforests to deserts and from mountain tops to mangrove swamps, it is one of the most important countries for biodiversity on the planet. The tropical climate ...Read more >
From US $4,795 excluding flights

Gorilla and chimpanzee trekking, Uganda

Small and compact, Uganda is brimming with wildlife, excellent national parks and wonderful landscapes. This 12 day vacation is an amazing opportunity to the explore the country, and runs as a tailor made or small group trip. Trekking to see chimpanzees and gorillas is undoubtedly a highlight, but you will also take plenty of game drives and boat safaris to encounter some of Uganda’s other wonderful wildlife, including hippos, elephants, lions, leopards and giraffe. The vacation begins with a visit to Murchison Falls, where the Nile squeezes through a narrow 7m wide rock gap. Take a game drive here in the national park, looking out for its resident giraffes, lions and elephants, and a boat ...Read more >
From US $4,650 excluding flights

Madagascar family adventure vacation, canoes & camping

This is an unforgettable adventure vacation, discovering southeast Madagascar via a mix of activities including rafting and walking, with camping and eco lodges for accommodation and the opportunity to meet local people as well as spot the incredible wildlife the island is famous for. Madagascar is completely unique, with flora, fauna and landscapes unlike anything else on the planet. Everything from rainforest to desert, mountain to mangrove swamp thrives here which, combined with a tropical climate, makes Madagascar a hotbed of biodiversity and an exciting place for an adventurous family vacation. Enjoy two days of kayaking and rafting on the Manantanana River, where you can spot ...Read more >
From US $2,450 excluding flights

Honeymoon in Costa Rica, tailor made

Costa Rica is a fantastic destination for a honeymoon. It is safe, friendly and easy to travel around. We will see tropical rainforests; see some magical sights and breathtaking flowers and wildlife, even check out the stunning Arenal volcano. A perfect itinerary to allow you to experience Costa Rica and its remarkable flora and fauna at the same time as having a relaxing honeymoon with some downtime on the beach. For this fantastic Costa Rican Honeymoon adventure, we explore National Parks and Forests, experience rapids, unforgettable wildlife, hot springs and even a volcano. There is so much to take in, including days spent relaxing on the beach towards the end of the trip. A perfect way ...Read more >
From US $3,495 excluding flights

Family vacation in Nicaragua, tailor made

There is plenty to delight both parents and children on this exciting 12-day family adventure to Nicaragua. Try sandboarding down the black volcanic debris of an active volcano, spot sloths in the rainforest canopy, snorkel and surf on Pacific beaches, eat in friendly local restaurants and explore the lakes, landscapes and forests of one of Central America´s most diverse and beautiful countries. You’ll spend time in the Spanish colonial town of León, home to the largest cathedral in Central America – which you can climb to the top of – and Masaya, the city of folklore, a great place to pick up beautiful souvenirs, including traditional hammocks and ceramics. You’ll also visit Granada, the ...Read more >
From US $2,075 excluding flights
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