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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

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
Last min availability on these days (2022): 8 Sep, 17 Sep, 25 Sep, 2 Oct, 11 Oct, 29 Oct

Rwanda tour, tailor made

On this exciting discovery of Rwanda you’ll trek through beautiful national parks that are home to both mountain gorillas and chimpanzees. You’ll see the country from Lake Kivu, a mountain ringed inland sea, the Mukingwa River and wonder at the Virunga Volcanoes from the mountain bike trails of Musanze. Read our exciting Rwanda Blog to find out more about this extraordinary trip.Read more >
From US $5,990 excluding flights

Guatemala trekking vacation, Los Cuchumantanes

For the ardent trekker, the Mayan highlands of Guatemala will prove a kind of paradise. Departing from the city of Antigua, this nine-day tour takes you through winding valleys, deep ravines and across a magnificent plateau with views of the ring of fire volcanic chain, finally arriving on the shores of Lake Atitlan. If you had only one word to describe this trekking vacation it would have to be epic. Led by a guide, you’ll pass through the hotbed of rebellion during Guatemala’s 35-year civil war, the Ixil Triangle; tour a working cheese farm, and overnight in haciendas and community hostels. A highlight is a stay at the Unicorno Azul, a horse ranch that offers sublime panoramas over ...Read more >
From US $2,525 excluding flights

Family vacation in Nicaragua

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

Borneo birdwatching tour

This birding adventure is a must for all bird and wildlife enthusiasts alike, with so many locations to get a glimpse of over 200 species of birds in the area. There are a myriad of opportunities to spot a vast array of special birds throughout this trip, along with exciting and educational walks, river cruises, night tours as well as free time for you to enjoy doing what you love the best, bird watching!Read more >
From £5,395 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

Honeymoon in Costa Rica

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

Madagascar family vacation, wild country & whales

There’s something to excite and inspire everyone in your family on this two-week adventurous vacation to Southern Madagascar. A once-in-a-lifetime trip; the wildlife, people and landscapes you encounter on your journey will make an indelible impact on you and your budding explorers. This vacation has no minimum age limit and can be tailor made for tiny and teenage adventurers alike. You and your family will explore the extraordinary Ranomafana and Isalo National Parks where you’ll get up close to lemurs, chameleons and a whole host of fascinating creatures. You’ll visit local communities and villages where you will get an insight into every-day Malagasy life – and where your children will ...Read more >
From US $2,495 excluding flights

Burma hot air balloon festival vacation

A fantastic trip where we experience the best that Myanmar has to offer - including visiting some of Myanmar’s most interesting temples and ancient ruins, trekking off the beaten track, as well as spend time at one of Myanmar’s most beautiful beaches (like Thailand’s) - this trip can be coincided with one of the stunning balloon or water festivals. Myanmar has been off the travel agenda for the last 2 decades, but now is an excellent time to visit this amazing country, which at last looks set to emerge from isolation and repression and advance towards a more democratic future. Read more >
From US $2,695 excluding flights

Galapagos and Amazon Wildlife vacation

Your journey starts with an action pack multi-sport program that offers plentiful opportunities for incredible, close encounters with Galapagos wildlife. You will kayak and snorkel in clear tropical waters, often with sea turtles, sharks and sea lions; hike active volcanoes; and lay on sandy beaches alongside sea lions and marine iguanas. Your vacation will then continue in the Amazon Rainforest. You will arrive at Napo Wildlife Centre and start your Amazon wildlife adventure as you see some of the world’s best nature spectacles, as well as learning about the locals rituals and traditions and relaxing in the luxury Napo Wildlife Lodge deep in the Amazon Rainforest.Read more >
From US $7,795 including domestic flights only

Canada rafting vacation on the Magpie river

The first sense you get of the vast scale of Quebec’s boreal forest comes as you soar above it aboard a float plane, headed for the southern tip of Lake Magpie. Astonishing views of steep cliffs, forested valleys and foaming rivers will bring home the fact that you’re heading into a true wilderness – an outdoor playground perfectly suited to an adventurous week of fun on the river. On landing, you’ll be taught the basics of manoeuvring safely on the river, before ploughing through a few sets of rapids as a warm-up. What follows is seven days of exhilarating action on the magnificent Magpie River, camping on the banks overnight with a fully equipped kitchen. You’ll be led by experienced ...Read more >
From US $5,195 excluding flights

Brahmaputra rafting vacation in India

This 13-day small group 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 ...Read more >
From US $3,050 excluding flights

Burma family cultural & adventure vacation

This Burma/Myanmar adventure trip includes some of the very best experiences that Burma has to offer including Yangon, Pyin U Lwin – Mt Popa – the temples of Bagan as well as the beaches of Ngapali. Included in the itinerary are off the beaten track treks and bike rides to experience the real unspoilt Myanamar. This is a trip not to be missed. Additional considerations: This trip can be combined with the water festival or better known as the Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda Festival, if you are planning to travel in October. The Phuang Daw Oo Pagoda Festival is where four Buddha Images from Phaung-daw-oo Pagoda are carried on a royal barge and conveyed around 14 villages on the Lake. The barge is ...Read more >
From US $2,750 excluding flights

China tour, trekking & pandas

Only recently accessible, the mountainous reaches of China’s southern provinces hold tantalizing appeal for adventurous travelers. Here you will find the Four Girls mountain, renowned among Chinese hiking enthusiasts; the Songzanlin Monastery of Shangri-La, home to the world’s largest prayer wheel, and minority groups living in remote villages where traditional dress is still worn and ancient traditions hold sway. But if Sichuan is known for one thing more than any other, besides the sizzling good hotpot that originates from here, it is the Giant Pandas of Chengdu. You will visit a hillside sanctuary where the pandas are bred, with opportunities to interact with them, feed them bamboo and ...Read more >
From US $4,750 excluding flights

Bhutan trekking vacation, tailor made

We are able to schedule a private departure for a couple or a group/family to suit your dates and requirements. Bhutan is nestled in the Eastern Himalayas, with China on the north and India on the other three sides. Bhutan is an intensely religious and spiritual Buddhist country. It is popularly known as ‘the land of the Peaceful Dragon’ to the outside world. Bhutan is also a paradise for nature lovers with dozens of snow-capped peaks, crystal clear mountain springs, meandering rivers, mystic valleys, diverse flora and fauna and an overall pristine environment. Trekking in Bhutan is the ultimate Himalayan experience. The Bhutanese have treasured their natural environment and trekking ...Read more >
From US $3,250 excluding flights

Sulawesi bird watching tour, Indonesia

This trip aims to provide you with some of the best bird watching to be had in Sulawesi, Indonesia an area that boasts one of the largest endemic bird populations on earth with the main island of Sulawesi being home to no less than 12 endemic genera and over 40 endemic species. A further 56 species are endemic to the Sulawesi sub-region which covers the neighbouring islands of Sula and Banggai. However most can be found on the main island. Birdwatchers who visit this mysteriously K-shaped island are guaranteed to find a host of new and unusual species. In addition to a rich bird life, Sulawesi is home to nearly 80 endemic mammals such as the unique dwarf buffalo known as the Anoa, a ...Read more >
From US $3,995 excluding flights

Ethiopia trekking vacation

This two-week trekking vacation through rural Ethiopia offers group or tailor-made departures for a minimum of two people. A relentlessly fascinating country with history dating back over 3,000 years, Ethiopia is an ideal destination for travelers who enjoy the both the adventure of challenging trekking and being immersed in a unique, colourful culture. The richness of Ethiopia’s history and culture matches the richness of its scenery. The mountains of the northern and central regions are some of the most dramatic and spectacular in Africa and are home to a plethora of endemic wildlife. You will meet remote rural communities as you walk through fertile lowlands, before ascending into ...Read more >
From US $3,895 excluding flights

Nepal Dolpo trek

This Dolpo trek is more than just an exploration of a stunning mountain landscapes, it is an exploration of the fascinating ancient mountain culture of the Dolpo-pa. People who are Tibetan by language and culture, who practice the ancient Bon-Buddhist religion and are subsistence farmers, yak caravan traders. The trek leaders will guide you from the vibrant street, temples and holy sites of Kathmandu, onto two spectacular domestic flights to Dolpo, through the lower Hindu valleys and up to villages and high mountains of the Dolpo-pa. This journey provides a depth of insight into a remote mountain culture and landscapes unlike any other on offer in Nepal.Read more >
From US $4,450 excluding flights

Trekking in Colombia

There is another story to Colombia, beyond the headlines, and it is becoming better-known. This is now one of the best, and most sought-after travel destinations in South America but there are still many parts of the country that remain under-explored, ready and waiting for the adventurous travelers. During this exhilarating 12-day trekking vacation in Colombia you’ll depart the capital, Bogota, after an enthralling tour of its many highlights, and fly into the very heart of the famed coffee region. Traveling by US army jeep, ideal for negotiating the uneven terrain, you’ll continue into the Cocora Valley adjacent to the Los Nevados National Park, to begin several days of hiking through ...Read more >
From £4,495 excluding flights
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