Trans-Siberian and Mongolia tour, westbound

Trans-Siberian and Mongolia tour, westbound

Travel across continents on the greatest train journeys
From US $3,795US $3,324 to US $4,510US $4,305 16 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 4 Jun, 11 Jun, 18 Jun, 25 Jun, 2 Jul, 9 Jul, 16 Jul, 30 Jul, 13 Aug, 20 Aug, 27 Aug, 3 Sep, 10 Sep, 17 Sep, 24 Sep, 8 Oct, 24 Dec
2020: 31 Mar, 7 Apr, 21 Apr, 28 Apr, 5 May, 12 May, 19 May, 26 May, 2 Jun, 9 Jun, 16 Jun, 23 Jun, 7 Jul, 14 Jul, 21 Jul, 28 Jul, 4 Aug, 11 Aug, 18 Aug, 25 Aug, 1 Sep, 8 Sep, 15 Sep, 22 Sep, 13 Oct
Up to US $630 off selected dates.
Late availability on these dates: 04 Jun, 11 Jun, 18 Jun, 25 Jun, 02 Jul, 09 Jul, 16 Jul, 30 Jul, 13 Aug, 20 Aug, 27 Aug
Spain small group vacation

Spain small group vacation

Colourful best of Spain tour from Madrid to Barcelona
From US $3,325US $2,941 to US $3,805 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 8 Jun, 29 Jun, 13 Jul, 3 Aug, 17 Aug, 31 Aug, 7 Sep, 28 Sep, 5 Oct, 19 Oct, 7 Dec
2020: 11 Jan, 7 Mar, 11 Apr, 18 Apr, 25 Apr, 2 May, 9 May, 16 May, 23 May, 6 Jun, 13 Jun, 20 Jun, 27 Jun, 11 Jul, 18 Jul, 1 Aug, 15 Aug, 29 Aug, 5 Sep, 19 Sep, 26 Sep, 3 Oct, 17 Oct, 5 Dec
Up to US $510 off selected dates.
Late availability on these dates: 08 Jun, 29 Jun, 13 Jul, 03 Aug, 17 Aug
Self guided walking vacation in France

Self guided walking vacation in France

Idyllic walking in France with great food, wine and ambience
From €1,000 to €1,110 6 days ex flights
Small group travel: Self-guided walking holidays commence most Sunday afternoons from May to September
450€-off per person in weeks commencing June 2 and June 23. No single supplement for first solo guest in each week during 2019.
Endangered wildlife conservation in South Africa

Endangered wildlife conservation in South Africa

Award-winning, Fair Trade certified wildlife conservation!
From US $1,425 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 20 May, 3 Jun, 17 Jun, 1 Jul, 15 Jul, 29 Jul, 12 Aug, 26 Aug, 9 Sep, 23 Sep, 7 Oct, 21 Oct, 4 Nov, 18 Nov, 2 Dec
2020: 13 Jan, 27 Jan, 10 Feb, 24 Feb, 9 Mar, 23 Mar, 6 Apr, 20 Apr, 4 May, 18 May, 1 Jun, 15 Jun, 29 Jun, 13 Jul, 27 Jul, 10 Aug, 24 Aug, 7 Sep, 21 Sep, 5 Oct, 19 Oct, 2 Nov, 16 Nov, 30 Nov, 14 Dec, 28 Dec
50% Late Availability Discount on all bookings made for June & July 2019, to join our award-winning Endangered Species Conservation Projects. Fair Trade Tourism certified and awarded 2nd place at the World Responsible Tourism Awards 2018
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Marine conservation in Belize

Marine conservation in Belize

Help us protect coral reefs and marine ecosystems!
From US $1,330 5 days ex flights
Tailor made: Departures on weekends but transfers can be made on other days at an extra cost
The secret to happiness? Experiences not things! $465 off a trip to Belize - a savings of 35% off our regular price of $1330! Applies only to trips booked for travel from now until Dec 31st 2019!
Madrid to Marrakech vacation

Madrid to Marrakech vacation

Experience first-hand Spanish, Portuguese & Moroccan lifestyles
From US $2,775US $2,452 to US $3,295 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 1 Jun, 6 Jun, 8 Jun, 20 Jun, 29 Jun, 4 Jul, 6 Jul, 13 Jul, 20 Jul, 25 Jul, 27 Jul, 3 Aug, 10 Aug, 15 Aug, 17 Aug, 22 Aug, 24 Aug, 3 Sep, 5 Sep, 7 Sep, 10 Sep, 12 Sep, 14 Sep, 17 Sep, 21 Sep, 24 Sep, 26 Sep, 28 Sep, 1 Oct, 3 Oct, 5 Oct, 10 Oct, 19 Oct, 26 Oct, 31 Oct, 9 Nov, 23 Nov, 7 Dec
2020: 4 Jan, 11 Jan, 22 Feb, 7 Mar, 21 Mar, 26 Mar, 28 Mar, 2 Apr, 4 Apr, 16 Apr, 18 Apr, 21 Apr, 23 Apr, 25 Apr, 30 Apr, 2 May ...
Up to US $430 off selected dates.
Late availability on these dates: 01 Jun, 06 Jun, 08 Jun, 20 Jun, 29 Jun, 04 Jul, 06 Jul, 13 Jul, 20 Jul, 25 Jul, 27 Jul, 03 Aug, 10 Aug, 15 Aug, 17 Aug, 22 Aug, 24 Aug
Greek Island cruising vacation

Greek Island cruising vacation

Discover a side of Greece riddled with myth and magic.
From US $3,580 to US $5,215US $4,050 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 9 Aug, 4 Oct
2020: 7 May, 11 Jun, 9 Jul, 13 Aug, 10 Sep, 1 Oct
Late availability on these dates: 09 Aug
Dubrovnik to Athens tour

Dubrovnik to Athens tour

Join us on a whirlwind adventure through the Balkans
From US $2,825 to US $3,235US $3,205 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 15 Jun, 22 Jun, 6 Jul, 20 Jul, 27 Jul, 10 Aug, 17 Aug, 24 Aug, 31 Aug, 14 Sep, 21 Sep, 28 Sep
2020: 18 Apr, 25 Apr, 2 May, 9 May, 16 May, 23 May, 30 May, 6 Jun, 13 Jun, 20 Jun, 27 Jun, 4 Jul, 11 Jul, 18 Jul, 25 Jul, 1 Aug, 8 Aug, 15 Aug, 22 Aug, 29 Aug, 5 Sep, 12 Sep, 19 Sep, 26 Sep
Up to US $320 off selected dates.
Late availability on these dates: 15 Jun, 22 Jun, 06 Jul, 20 Jul, 27 Jul, 10 Aug, 17 Aug, 24 Aug
Spain and Portugal vacation, historic cities & villages

Spain and Portugal vacation, historic cities & villages

Visit cosmopolitan cities, quaint villages & rolling hills
From US $3,465US $3,213 to US $4,315 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 1 Jun, 8 Jun, 15 Jun, 22 Jun, 6 Jul, 20 Jul, 27 Jul, 3 Aug, 10 Aug, 24 Aug, 7 Sep, 11 Sep, 14 Sep, 21 Sep, 25 Sep, 28 Sep, 5 Oct, 12 Oct, 19 Oct, 2 Nov, 7 Dec
2020: 7 Mar, 21 Mar, 4 Apr, 15 Apr, 22 Apr, 25 Apr, 2 May, 9 May, 13 May, 16 May, 23 May, 30 May, 6 Jun, 10 Jun, 20 Jun, 27 Jun, 4 Jul, 18 Jul, 25 Jul, 1 Aug, 8 Aug, 15 Aug, 22 Aug, 26 Aug, 29 Aug, 5 Sep, 9 Sep, 12 Sep, 16 Sep, 19 Sep, 23 Sep, 26 Sep, 3 Oct ...
Up to US $560 off selected dates.
Late availability on these dates: 01 Jun, 08 Jun, 15 Jun, 22 Jun, 06 Jul, 20 Jul, 27 Jul, 03 Aug, 10 Aug, 24 Aug
Nouvelle Aquitaine self guided bicycling vacation, France

Nouvelle Aquitaine self guided bicycling vacation, France

Idyllic cycling in France with great food, wine and bonhomie
From €1,070 to €1,180 6 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 2 Jun, 9 Jun, 23 Jun, 30 Jun, 14 Jul, 21 Jul, 1 Sep, 8 Sep, 22 Sep, 27 Sep
450€-off per person in weeks commencing June 2 and June 23. No single supplement for first solo guest in each week during 2019.
Tour Northern Italy

Tour Northern Italy

Experience the magic of Italy
From US $4,950 to US $5,560 21 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 10 Jun, 24 Jun, 8 Jul, 5 Aug, 19 Aug, 2 Sep, 9 Sep, 16 Sep
2020: 13 Apr, 27 Apr, 8 Jun, 6 Jul, 3 Aug, 17 Aug, 24 Aug, 31 Aug, 7 Sep, 14 Sep, 21 Sep
Late availability on these dates: 10 Jun, 24 Jun, 08 Jul, 05 Aug, 19 Aug
Alaska Wilderness and wildlife tour

Alaska Wilderness and wildlife tour

The ultimate Alaskan adventure
From US $5,905US $5,089 to US $6,219 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 18 Jun, 2 Jul
2020: 15 Jun, 6 Jul
Up to US $890 off selected dates.
Late availability on these dates: 18 Jun, 02 Jul
Trans-Mongolian Express, Eastbound

Trans-Mongolian Express, Eastbound

Russia to China on the Trans-Siberian Railway
From US $4,310US $3,664 to US $5,120US $4,885 20 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 3 Jun, 10 Jun, 24 Jun, 8 Jul, 22 Jul, 29 Jul, 5 Aug, 12 Aug, 19 Aug, 2 Sep, 9 Sep, 23 Sep, 30 Sep, 7 Oct, 14 Oct, 23 Dec
2020: 27 Jan, 6 Apr, 20 Apr, 4 May, 11 May, 18 May, 1 Jun, 15 Jun, 6 Jul, 20 Jul, 27 Jul, 10 Aug, 17 Aug, 24 Aug, 31 Aug, 7 Sep, 14 Sep, 21 Sep, 28 Sep, 5 Oct, 12 Oct
Up to US $700 off selected dates.
Late availability on these dates: 03 Jun, 10 Jun, 24 Jun, 08 Jul, 22 Jul, 29 Jul, 05 Aug, 12 Aug, 19 Aug
New years Antarctica cruise

New years Antarctica cruise

Toast the New Year on the trip of a lifetime to Antarctica
From £4,835 11 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 27 Dec
Save up to 15% on board the Ocean Endeavour in 2020 with prices starting from $5,990pp
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Antarctic expedition cruise, two weeks

Antarctic expedition cruise, two weeks

Take the adventure of a lifetime to the Antarctic Circle
From £6,450 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2021: 5 Jan
Save up to 15% on board the Ocean Endeavour in 2021 with prices starting from $7,990pp
Antarctica, South Georgia and Falklands cruise

Antarctica, South Georgia and Falklands cruise

Unearth the secrets of Antarctica, South Georgia & Falklands
From £10,990 21 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2021: 17 Jan
Save up to 20% on board the Ocean Endeavour in 2021 with prices starting from $13,990pp
Antarctica 10 day cruise

Antarctica 10 day cruise

Set sail through superb seascapes and wildlife in Antarctica
From £3,995 10 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 10 Dec
Save up to 20% on board the Ocean Endeavour in 2020 and 2021 with prices starting from $4990pp
India highlights vacation, 11 days

India highlights vacation, 11 days

Temples & tigers in Jaipur, Agra, Khajuraho, Varanasi
From US $3,295 11 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 1 Oct
$500 off October India itinerary
Greece sailing vacation in Ionian Sea

Greece sailing vacation in Ionian Sea

Sail, explore and experience the Ionian islands in Greece
From €583 to €750 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 2 Jun, 21 Jul, 31 Aug, 7 Sep, 6 Oct
2020: 24 May, 14 Jun, 12 Jul
Book the entire yacht and get this special offer, book now and save 400£ for our last trip in early June 2-9th. Suitable for small groups and families.
Norway small group vacation

Norway small group vacation

Explore the landscape and history of Norway
From US $3,425 to US $3,585 9 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 22 Jun, 6 Jul, 27 Jul
2020: 23 May, 30 May, 20 Jun, 4 Jul, 18 Jul, 1 Aug, 15 Aug
Late availability on these dates: 22 Jun, 06 Jul, 27 Jul
Switzerland highlights tour

Switzerland highlights tour

From glacial lakes to snow-capped peaks
From US $3,355 to US $3,690 10 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 9 Jun, 14 Jul, 11 Aug, 1 Sep
2020: 3 May, 17 May, 7 Jun, 21 Jun, 12 Jul, 9 Aug, 30 Aug, 6 Sep, 13 Sep
Late availability on these dates: 09 Jun, 14 Jul, 11 Aug
Eastern Europe tour

Eastern Europe tour

Tour from bustling Budapest to Bulgaria’s ancient capital
From US $3,140 to US $3,560 18 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 29 May, 1 Jun, 15 Jun, 31 Aug, 21 Sep, 28 Sep, 5 Oct
2020: 11 Apr, 25 Apr, 2 May, 9 May, 23 May, 30 May, 6 Jun, 13 Jun, 27 Jun, 11 Jul, 1 Aug, 15 Aug, 29 Aug, 5 Sep, 12 Sep, 19 Sep, 26 Sep, 3 Oct
Late availability on these dates: 29 May, 01 Jun, 15 Jun
Classic Machu Picchu tour

Classic Machu Picchu tour

A cultural venture of Cusco, Sacred Valley & Machu Picchu
From US $2,495 9 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 25 May, 31 Aug
2020: 23 May, 5 Sep
$500 off Machu Picchu May 25-31, 2019
Rome to Sicily vacation in Italy

Rome to Sicily vacation in Italy

Discover the secrets of Italy’s vibrant south
From US $5,670 to US $6,125 22 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 7 Jul, 1 Sep, 29 Sep
2020: 24 May, 7 Jun, 21 Jun, 5 Jul, 30 Aug, 6 Sep, 27 Sep
Late availability on these dates: 07 Jul
Dubrovnik to Bled tour, Croatia and Slovenia

Dubrovnik to Bled tour, Croatia and Slovenia

Visit Croatia and Slovenia on a tour from Dubrovnik to Bled
From US $3,385US $3,046 to US $3,835 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 19 Jun, 22 Jun, 26 Jun, 13 Jul, 20 Jul, 27 Jul, 17 Aug, 24 Aug, 28 Aug, 31 Aug, 4 Sep, 7 Sep, 14 Sep, 18 Sep, 21 Sep, 25 Sep
2020: 18 Apr, 25 Apr, 2 May, 9 May, 16 May, 23 May, 30 May, 6 Jun, 13 Jun, 17 Jun, 20 Jun, 24 Jun, 27 Jun, 18 Jul, 25 Jul, 15 Aug, 19 Aug, 22 Aug, 26 Aug, 29 Aug, 2 Sep, 5 Sep, 9 Sep, 12 Sep, 16 Sep, 19 Sep, 23 Sep
Up to US $330 off selected dates.
Late availability on these dates: 19 Jun, 22 Jun, 26 Jun, 13 Jul, 20 Jul, 27 Jul, 17 Aug, 24 Aug
Budapest to Venice tour

Budapest to Venice tour

Experience the best of Hungary, Italy and the Balkans
From US $2,915US $2,769 to US $3,150 19 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 4 Jun, 11 Jun, 9 Jul, 23 Jul, 6 Aug, 10 Sep, 24 Sep
2020: 5 May, 19 May, 2 Jun, 9 Jun, 7 Jul, 21 Jul, 4 Aug, 25 Aug, 8 Sep, 22 Sep
Up to US $140 off selected dates.
Late availability on these dates: 04 Jun, 11 Jun, 09 Jul, 23 Jul, 06 Aug
Nepal trekking and yoga small group vacation

Nepal trekking and yoga small group vacation

Temples, trekking, yoga & art in the land of the Himalayas
From €3,055 12 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 17 Sep
$500 off October India itinerary or $500 off September Nepal itinerary
Greece mainland and islands tour

Greece mainland and islands tour

Greece at its very best
From US $3,610 to US $4,130 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 1 Jun, 20 Jul, 10 Aug, 24 Aug, 7 Sep
2020: 25 Apr, 2 May, 9 May, 16 May, 30 May, 13 Jun, 18 Jul, 8 Aug, 22 Aug, 29 Aug, 5 Sep, 12 Sep, 19 Sep
Late availability on these dates: 01 Jun, 20 Jul, 10 Aug, 24 Aug
Cape Town to Windhoek holiday

Cape Town to Windhoek holiday

Discover Namibia on this magnificent adventure
From US $4,050US $3,500 to US $4,810 13 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 8 Jun, 22 Jun, 29 Jun, 6 Jul, 13 Jul, 20 Jul, 27 Jul, 3 Aug, 10 Aug, 24 Aug, 31 Aug, 14 Sep, 21 Sep, 5 Oct, 19 Oct, 2 Nov, 16 Nov, 7 Dec
2020: 11 Jan, 1 Feb, 14 Mar, 4 Apr, 2 May, 23 May, 6 Jun, 20 Jun, 27 Jun, 4 Jul, 11 Jul, 18 Jul, 25 Jul, 1 Aug, 8 Aug, 22 Aug, 29 Aug, 12 Sep, 19 Sep, 26 Sep, 3 Oct, 17 Oct, 31 Oct, 14 Nov, 5 Dec
Up to US $870 off selected dates.
Late availability on these dates: 08 Jun, 22 Jun, 29 Jun, 06 Jul, 13 Jul, 20 Jul, 27 Jul, 03 Aug, 10 Aug, 24 Aug
Eastern Europe small group tour

Eastern Europe small group tour

Explore the best of Eastern Europe's least visited regions
From US $4,355US $4,077 to US $4,940 22 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 1 Jun, 15 Jun, 22 Jun, 6 Jul, 20 Jul, 10 Aug
2020: 11 Apr, 18 Apr, 25 Apr, 2 May, 9 May, 16 May, 23 May, 30 May, 6 Jun, 27 Jun, 4 Jul, 11 Jul, 18 Jul, 1 Aug, 8 Aug, 15 Aug, 29 Aug, 5 Sep, 12 Sep, 19 Sep
Up to US $450 off selected dates.
Late availability on these dates: 01 Jun, 15 Jun, 22 Jun, 06 Jul, 20 Jul, 10 Aug
Trans-Siberian and Mongolia tour, westbound
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US $3,324
excluding flights
Memorable parts? The Mongolian ger camp was wonderful. ...the local guides Tuya and Nimo were terrific and made the Mongolian stop off great. Lake Baikal was also amazing...great fun with the sauna and jumping in the freezing river..standing on the frozen lake...beautiful and memorable. The entire train journey was special and being escorted by a brilliant guide was just the best way to feel safe yet given every opportunity to meet and interact with travelers from everywhere, learn new... (more)Rachel Guinee
Marine conservation in Belize
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US $1,330
excluding flights
The most memorable part of the vacation was diving in a downpour. It wasn't scary, just interesting. (more)Brian Benner
All of it was pretty amazing. I didn't realize how small the island was and I loved it. Being able to dive 3 times a day and get to know the local marine life, while learning about it was my favourite. (more)Irina Tyshkevich
Being on the tropical island, 28miles from the land, with only 25 people, immersed I nature and conservation project. Didn't miss civilization at all. (more)Sanya Ozic
Madrid to Marrakech vacation
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US $2,452
excluding flights
The most memorable moment was being in the square in Marrakech in the evening. (more)Leslie Lessenger
From Salamanca in Spain to Coimbra in Portugal to the end of the experience in Marrakesh, all was just beautiful and nutritius. I keep great memories of the trip, thank you! (more)Patricia Deza
Great experience, great food and great like minded people. (more)Jan Tydde
Endangered wildlife conservation in South Africa
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US $1,425
excluding flights
This was an amazing vacation and I really did not want it to end. (more)Anne Brown
There were many memorable moments - Finding the wild dogs after hours of scanning and watching them watching us :-) An elephant herd having their veggie dinner in the breath-taking sunset... Observing the pack of wild dogs hunting and sharing the prey like a family... (more)Ilona Schultz
The feeling you get when you stay a month in the African bush is an amazing experience. (more)William Esbjug Gromstad
Self guided walking vacation in France
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€1,000
excluding flights
It was a perfect vacation... The lodging was excellent nestled in greens with lots of hiking and biking trails to choose from, all meticulously planned out by the owner Peter. Food was superb, prepared by Carolyn, Peter’s wife who ran the place immaculately. This place is actually perfect or simply lazing around for a few days, sipping on limitless wine and taking a dip in the pool. (more)Ricky Yeung
Top drawer! (more)Esther Quinlan
One of the best breaks I have ever had. Carolyn and Peter look after you so well. I am a solo traveler and sometimes you can feel isolated but not this time!!! (more)Margaret Parker
Spain small group vacation
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US $2,941
excluding flights
Memorable parts? So many things, but the hike in Ronda what so memorable-- watching the light change with the sun rise, all the fruit trees we strolled through and the stunning view of the walled city. The chance to shop for and make Paella in Valencia was also a huge hit. Exploring the food and drink in the back alleys of Seville was wonderful too. The Alhambra was spectacular. Wandering through the orange trees in the gardens of the Moorish palaces was so special. Tips? Travel... (more)Barbara Harrison
Spain and Portugal vacation, historic cities & villages
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US $3,213
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Monasteries of Meteora and Acropolis of Athens Tips? Keep your baggage as small as possible. Local benefits? Yes, I do. Overall rating? Very good (more)Rehab Bitane
Tour Northern Italy
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US $4,950
excluding flights
It was fantastic and we would do it again in a heartbeat. We are already talking about where we will be going next. (more)Jeffrey Maclusky
Every destination was exciting to experience but my favorites were the Cinque Terra, Lake Como, and the bike ride in Lucca. (more)Cheryl Wilkins
Nouvelle Aquitaine self guided bicycling vacation, France
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€1,070
excluding flights
Carolyn's gourmet meals were a highlight of the evenings and the conviviality among the guests spawned deep conversations. Peter was so knowledgeable about European culture and history. He also provided great bikes along with suggestions for routes, both long and short, each day. (more)Janet and Dave Williams
The people were fabulous both the hosts and guests. Competent, kind, thoughtful hosts. Great food and lovely setting great cycling and walking. (more)Nicki Mazey
Excellent. Accommodation was first class. Hosts were excellent. Environment refreshing and relaxing. The vacation lived up to the blurb on the website! (more)Brian Flynn
Trans-Mongolian Express, Eastbound
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US $3,664
excluding flights
The Lake Baikal Homestay and the Mongolian Ger Camp... both have incredible memories for me that will stay with me for life! (more)Heidi Hosgood
I loved the train journey, chatting to the locals, making food, using the hot water urns at the end of the carriage and having the wheels changed on the Mongolia/China border was a fantastic experience. (more)Sally Foote
The most memorable was staying in a ger at Terelj National Park [Mongolia] and walking in the park... The most exciting was seeing the cosmonaut memorial in Moscow and balancing a Kazakh hunting eagle on my arm outside Terelj. (more)Christine Johnstone
Spain, Portugal and Morocco adventure cruise
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US $3,725
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Picnic at La Guardia and day free to explore Bilbao. Lots of nice pintxo. Tips? Use packed bag, because lots of walking with luggages. Its manageable anyway, just that packed bag is easier. Local benefits? No idea. Overall rating? It just great and too short for me. (more)Swiss Nge
France wellbeing vacation
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€1,000
excluding flights
One of the best vacations I've ever had. (more)Tamsin Drew
There were so many highlights from the tranquillity, excellent hospitality, French cuisine & Wines to cycle rides & Wednesday's Posh Picnic (more)Karen Morgan
Galapagos cruise vacation
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US $4,422
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Seeing such amazing animals (including sharks whilst snorkelling) so close but in the wild still. Tips? Choose a boat that fits your activity levels - I am very active but I appreciate not everyone is! Also beware if you do get seasick - a smaller boat will be a challenge Local benefits? My vacation contributed to the local economy and didn't negatively impact the environment Overall rating? Fabulous fun - the crew, guide and group were also top quality (more)Fiona Muntz
Arctic wildlife vacation, Polar bear explorer
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£7,195
excluding flights
Memorable parts? 22 Polar bears! And sadly this was a year when the sea ice melted early so I was afraid we wouldn't see any. Also foxes, walruses and reindeer, all seemingly unconcerned with humans so we were quite close. Spectacular scenery - glaciers, icebergs, tundra - lovely ship with a great crew and food better than I expected. Also, most importantly, the guides couldn't have been better. Tips? Be prepared for ever changing weather conditions. Local benefits? Svalbard... (more)Lisa Bromwell
National Parks holiday in America, Western explorer
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US $3,449
excluding flights
The most memorable for me was in Zion NP, the ascent to Scouts Corner. I thoroughly enjoyed the trip, the scenery (especially in parks) and the travel companions, guide and driver. (more)Maurice Morton
Amazing, the best vacation I've ever had! All of it was incredible but climbing Angel's Landing was the highlight, it was extreme!!! (more)Sarah Preston
So many highlights! Hiking to Angels landing & sunrise in Bryce canyon plus of course helicopter flight in Grand Canyon. (more)Maree Butler
Lionfish spearing marine conservation in Belize
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US $1,330
excluding flights
Feeling that you are contributing to the sea environment. Waking up to the beautiful sunrise and seeing the lovely sunset. Living on a tiny island for a short time. (more)Lynda Hughes
The best diving vacation I did so far and it will be hard to beat. I learned so much about fish identification and substrates and this makes diving much more enjoyable. (more)Ulrike Kachel
The entire trip was a blast! Multiple dives per day without another diver in sight, unspoiled beauty of the amazing reef, incredible food, etc. etc. Everything about this trip was memorable and exciting! (more)Eric Strobel
Iceland holiday, small group
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US $3,621
excluding flights
A wonderful vacation. Such a tour saves time in encircling Iceland compared with public transportation. If you are limited in time and do not want to hire a car, this is the best option. (more)Shimon Rumelt
Excellent - thoroughly recommend it. (more)Angus Gregson
The waterfall which you walk behind! Take some waterproofs! The geology & landscape are amazing. (more)Steve Shaw
Birdwatching vacation in France
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€1,000
excluding flights
Just what I needed! Plenty of wildlife around, the spotted flycatcher leaping through the garden was great, several species of dragonfly by the ford and several hummingbird hawkmoths feeding on the lavender by the pool, all to the tune of blackbirds, turtle doves and a Cetti's warbler! (more)Nigel Scott
Both my husband and myself loved our week. Lazing by and in the pool late afternoon was lovely and the weather was hot. Being able to walk littlle or miles or not at all, was good -there is no compulsion to be super active, though you can! If you want to be totally catered for and live in verdant peace for a week, but have company too-this is the place for you! (more)Clare McKee
Excellent. It was not a thrills and spills vacation, just a quiet retreat where you are looked after. And if that is what you need, this is a place for you. (more)Tina cook
Beijing to Chengdu tours, Mountains & Monasteries
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US $3,952
excluding flights
All of the vacation was fantastic. I particularly enjoyed the train journey from Beijing to Lhasa. The visit to the nunnery was fun. There was nothing on my trip that I didn't enjoy so it's hard to choose 1 thing I enjoyed most. (more)Jules Palmer
Excellent....Go with an open mind, an attitude of adventure. It is a different country. You will not find the same facilities as at home. The food is different. But it's all part of the adventure. (more)Yoginee Patel
It was very memorable and exciting, and a good idea to go on a tour through a country that would be difficult to navigate alone. (more)Laura Tomlinson
vacation in Japan
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US $3,664
excluding flights
Miyajima-beautiful garden and Shinkansen was fab. (more)Rachel Melton
Superb. Would recommend it wholeheartedly. Thanks very much. (more)Simon Toller
A lot of good experiences - elephant ride on Christmas day - meeting a monk for meditation - Thai massage (ouch ouch ouch) and some great pampering. Food was often an adventure too. (more)Joanna Hughes
Vegetarian vacations in France
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€1,000
excluding flights
The very friendly and helpful hosts were the most memorable part of the vacation...Both hiking and cycling were enjoyable activities. (more)Helga Hoffmann-Orton
The hospitality of our hosts was most memorable...Look forward to a great vacation in beautiful, secluded locations. (more)Hilary Wight
A wonderfully calming and tranquil vacation rather than an "exciting" one. Should also mention the great hospitality shown by our hosts, delicious home cooked food and generous introductions to local wines and brandies! A lovely relaxing time. (more)Mark McKenzie
Horse riding vacation in France
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€1,000
excluding flights
A fantastic place which lived up to my expectations. (more)Katherine Amos
Excellent. This is a fine place to stay! With lovely people and surroundings. The best parts were riding in unknown rural France with horses up country tracks and beneath trees in occasional woodland. Meeting other riders and brushing up my French whilst the instructor brushed up my riding skills! (more)Liz Beaven
Tips for other travelers? Stay an extra week!...Ten out of ten. (more)Sue Evans
National Parks vacations in America
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US $4,919
excluding flights
Memorable parts? There were so many highlights! Perhaps the most memorable was the sunset in Monument Valley, the light made the rock glow. The tour leader was also excellent - knowledgeable, enthusiastic, but reactive to the views and wishes of the travelers, anticipating our preferences. Tips? Be prepared for extremes of temperature - cool and cloudy in San Francisco, extremely hot and dry in Vegas. Local benefits? Clearly using local accommodation, often not owned by... (more)Ian Roberts
Belize marine conservation internship
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US $3,460
excluding flights
Memorable parts? 1. Snorkeling with the whale sharks. 2. Good diving instruction to next level of qualification. 3. Chance to do conservation surveys as something more than that which you usually do on a regular dive vacation. 4. chance to dive in Caribbean at dive sites that are not crowded, never were there other dive boats at the sites we dived, thus only 4 to 8 divers at the site from the boat. Tips? 1. To the extent your baggage allowance allows it, take items identified including... (more)Simon Timms
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