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Petra and Wadi Rum by bike, Jordan

Petra and Wadi Rum by bike, Jordan

Cycling trip through stunning desert scenery
From US $1,625 to US $1,705 9 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 25 Nov, 16 Dec, 23 Dec
2018: 24 Mar, 31 Mar, 21 Apr, 19 May, 16 Jun, 1 Sep, 22 Sep, 13 Oct, 20 Oct, 27 Oct, 3 Nov, 17 Nov, 24 Nov, 8 Dec, 15 Dec, 22 Dec
Late availability on these dates: 25 Nov, 16 Dec
Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh vacation in Vietnam

Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh vacation in Vietnam

Capture the spirit of Vietnam on this compact adventure
From US $1,012 to US $1,385 10 days ex flights
Small group travel: Departs every Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday & selected Wednesdays throughout the year
Up to US $190 off. Late availability on these dates: 30 Nov, 01 Dec, 02 Dec, 03 Dec, 04 Dec, 07 Dec, 08 Dec, 10 Dec, 11 Dec, 13 Dec, 14 Dec, 15 Dec, 16 Dec, 17 Dec, 18 Dec, 19 Dec, 20 Dec, 21 Dec, 29 Dec, 31 Dec, 01 Jan, 02 Jan, 03 Jan, 04 Jan, 05 Jan, 06 Jan, 07 Jan,...
Small group adventure vacation to Patagonia

Small group adventure vacation to Patagonia

Explore the spectacular wilderness and mountains of Patagonia
From £3,528 to £3,657 21 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 26 Nov, 17 Dec
2018: 7 Jan, 28 Jan, 11 Feb, 4 Mar, 4 Nov, 25 Nov, 16 Dec
Mexico, Belize and Guatemala vacation

Mexico, Belize and Guatemala vacation

Bask on Caribbean beaches and explore Mayan ruins
From US $994 to US $1,037 10 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 15 Dec
2018: 4 Jan, 26 Jan, 9 Mar, 29 Mar, 26 Apr, 17 May, 14 Jun, 5 Jul, 2 Aug, 23 Aug, 20 Sep, 8 Nov, 29 Nov, 27 Dec
2019: 17 Jan, 14 Feb, 7 Mar, 4 Apr, 25 Apr, 23 May, 13 Jun, 11 Jul, 1 Aug, 29 Aug, 19 Sep, 17 Oct, 7 Nov, 5 Dec, 26 Dec
15% off all departures until 30th November 2017
Central America tour

Central America tour

Reggae rhythms, flavoursome food and spectacular landscapes
From US $2,244 to US $2,354 24 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 15 Dec
2018: 4 Jan, 26 Jan, 15 Feb, 9 Mar, 29 Mar, 26 Apr, 17 May, 14 Jun, 5 Jul, 2 Aug, 23 Aug, 20 Sep, 8 Nov, 29 Nov, 27 Dec
2019: 17 Jan, 14 Feb, 7 Mar, 4 Apr, 25 Apr, 23 May, 13 Jun, 11 Jul, 1 Aug, 29 Aug, 19 Sep, 17 Oct, 7 Nov, 5 Dec, 26 Dec
15% off all departures until 30th November 2017
Bolivia adventure vacation

Bolivia adventure vacation

Adventure awaits you
From US $1,200 to US $1,599 11 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 21 Dec
2018: 6 Jan, 16 Feb, 9 Mar, 16 Mar, 23 Mar, 13 Apr, 27 Apr, 11 May, 1 Jun, 15 Jun, 29 Jun, 13 Jul, 27 Jul, 10 Aug, 17 Aug, 24 Aug, 7 Sep, 21 Sep, 5 Oct, 19 Oct, 2 Nov, 9 Nov, 23 Nov, 30 Nov, 28 Dec
2019: 11 Jan
Turkey small group tour

Turkey small group tour

Discover the wonders of Turkey on this 10 day tour
From £899 to £1,099 10 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 2 Dec, 9 Dec, 19 Dec, 23 Dec, 30 Dec
2018: 6 Jan, 13 Jan, 20 Jan, 27 Jan, 3 Feb, 10 Feb, 17 Feb, 24 Feb, 3 Mar, 10 Mar, 17 Mar, 24 Mar, 31 Mar, 7 Apr, 14 Apr, 28 Apr, 5 May, 12 May, 19 May, 26 May, 2 Jun, 9 Jun, 16 Jun, 23 Jun, 30 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, 29 Sep, 6 Oct, 13 Oct, 20 Oct, 27 Oct, 3 Nov, 10 Nov, 17 Nov, 24 Nov, 1 Dec, 8 Dec, 15 Dec ...
Small group holiday to Burma

Small group holiday to Burma

Highlights of Burma; Yangon, Mandalay, Bagan and Lake Inle
From US $2,800 to US $2,900 12 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 24 Nov, 24 Dec
2018: 14 Jan, 3 Feb, 24 Feb, 24 Mar, 20 Apr, 19 May, 16 Jun, 28 Jul, 25 Aug, 23 Sep, 14 Oct, 3 Nov, 24 Nov, 22 Dec
Late availability discount of 5% available on the following dates; 4 Nov
Cape Town to Victoria Falls small group lodge tour

Cape Town to Victoria Falls small group lodge tour

Classic route lodge safari to Namibia, Botswana & Zimbabwe
From US $3,565 21 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 29 Nov, 13 Dec, 20 Dec, 27 Dec
2018: 3 Jan, 10 Jan, 17 Jan, 24 Jan, 31 Jan, 7 Feb, 21 Feb, 14 Mar, 28 Mar, 4 Apr, 11 Apr, 25 Apr, 16 May, 30 May, 6 Jun, 13 Jun, 4 Jul, 18 Jul, 25 Jul, 1 Aug, 8 Aug, 22 Aug, 5 Sep, 12 Sep, 19 Sep, 10 Oct, 24 Oct, 31 Oct, 7 Nov, 28 Nov, 12 Dec, 19 Dec, 26 Dec
2019: 9 Jan
Peru small group tour, Southern Peru

Peru small group tour, Southern Peru

Journey through south Peru, the heartland of the Inca Empire
From £2,748 to £3,198 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 16 Dec
2018: 22 Jan, 26 Mar, 16 Apr, 21 May, 18 Jun, 13 Aug, 24 Sep, 12 Nov, 10 Dec
South America tour, coast to coast

South America tour, coast to coast

Epic discovery journey across South America
From £3,098 19 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 24 Jan, 28 Feb, 21 Mar, 9 May, 13 Jun, 18 Jul, 8 Aug, 12 Sep, 24 Oct, 5 Dec
Winter walking & snowshoeing, France

Winter walking & snowshoeing, France

Top winter walking/snow shoeing in the Mercantour, France
From £705 to £795 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 27 Dec
2018: 16 Feb, 24 Feb
Ecuador adventure vacation

Ecuador adventure vacation

Delve deep into indigenous culture
From US $1,125 to US $1,499 18 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 30 Nov, 14 Dec
2018: 4 Jan, 22 Feb, 8 Mar, 12 Apr, 7 Jun
Belize & Guatemala adventure vacation

Belize & Guatemala adventure vacation

Combine sand sea wildlife and culture
From US $1,799 to US $1,999 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 16 Dec
2018: 6 Jan, 17 Feb, 24 Mar, 21 Apr
Costa Rica adventure vacation

Costa Rica adventure vacation

Fall under the spell of Costa Rica
From US $1,710 to US $1,899 16 days ex flights
Small group travel: Depatures at least once a week on Mondays and Saturdays throughout the year
Galapagos adventure vacation

Galapagos adventure vacation

An active island adventure
From US $4,034 to US $4,284 10 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 1 Dec, 15 Dec, 18 Dec, 23 Dec, 29 Dec
Amalfi Coast walking vacation, Italy

Amalfi Coast walking vacation, Italy

Walk in lemon groves and hillside villages
From US $1,305 to US $1,625 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 23 Dec, 30 Dec
2018: 10 Feb, 17 Feb, 3 Mar, 10 Mar, 17 Mar, 24 Mar, 31 Mar, 7 Apr, 14 Apr, 21 Apr, 28 Apr, 5 May, 12 May, 19 May, 26 May, 2 Jun, 9 Jun, 16 Jun, 23 Jun, 30 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, 29 Sep, 6 Oct, 13 Oct, 20 Oct, 27 Oct, 3 Nov, 10 Nov, 17 Nov, 22 Dec, 29 Dec
Late availability on these dates: 23 Dec, 30 Dec, 10 Feb, 17 Feb, 03 Mar
Tibet cultural tours

Tibet cultural tours

Experience life styles of Tibetan people
From £1,095 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 27 Nov, 3 Dec, 13 Dec
2018: 9 Jan, 20 Jan, 9 Feb, 4 Apr, 8 Apr, 16 Apr, 21 Apr, 30 Apr, 10 May, 17 May, 27 May, 9 Jun, 19 Jun, 29 Jun, 6 Jul, 16 Jul, 28 Jul, 7 Aug, 15 Aug, 26 Aug, 3 Sep, 13 Sep, 19 Sep, 25 Sep, 4 Oct, 8 Oct, 16 Oct, 21 Oct, 25 Oct, 30 Oct, 4 Nov, 8 Nov, 14 Nov, 27 Nov, 3 Dec, 14 Dec, 22 Dec
Costa Rica tour, small group

Costa Rica tour, small group

Express trip through the wonders of Costa Rica
From US $1,488 to US $2,020 9 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 2 Dec, 16 Dec, 30 Dec
2018: 6 Jan, 20 Jan, 27 Jan, 17 Feb, 17 Mar, 14 Apr, 28 Apr, 12 May, 19 May, 23 Jun, 7 Jul, 21 Jul, 18 Aug, 22 Sep, 13 Oct, 27 Oct, 10 Nov, 24 Nov, 8 Dec, 15 Dec, 22 Dec
2019: 5 Jan, 19 Jan, 26 Jan, 2 Feb, 16 Feb, 9 Mar, 23 Mar, 30 Mar, 13 Apr, 27 Apr, 11 May, 25 May, 22 Jun, 6 Jul, 20 Jul, 24 Aug, 21 Sep, 5 Oct, 26 Oct, 16 Nov, 30 Nov, 14 Dec, 21 Dec, 28 Dec
Up to US $390 off. Late availability on these dates: 02 Dec, 16 Dec, 30 Dec, 06 Jan, 27 Jan, 17 Feb
Yoga holiday in Barbados, Christmas & New Year

Yoga holiday in Barbados, Christmas & New Year

Yoga holiday in Barbados Christmas and New Year
From US $805 to US $1,050 8 days ex flights
Small group travel
Vic Falls to Johannesburg tour, Southern Africa

Vic Falls to Johannesburg tour, Southern Africa

Soak up the sights and sounds on this African adventure
From US $1,492 to US $1,825 9 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 3 Dec
2018: 7 Jan, 21 Jan, 18 Feb, 8 Apr, 29 Apr, 20 May, 10 Jun, 1 Jul, 8 Jul, 29 Jul, 5 Aug, 26 Aug, 2 Sep, 9 Sep, 16 Sep, 23 Sep, 7 Oct, 14 Oct, 4 Nov, 2 Dec
2019: 6 Jan
Late availability on these dates: 03 Dec, 07 Jan, 21 Jan, 18 Feb
Mexico, Belize & Guatemala tour, Mayan encounter

Mexico, Belize & Guatemala tour, Mayan encounter

Travel through paradise between the Yucatan & Guatemalan.
From US $1,148 to US $1,670 17 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 2 Dec, 5 Dec, 9 Dec, 16 Dec, 23 Dec, 30 Dec
2018: 6 Jan, 9 Jan, 13 Jan, 16 Jan, 20 Jan, 27 Jan, 3 Feb, 10 Feb, 13 Feb, 17 Feb, 24 Feb, 3 Mar, 10 Mar, 17 Mar, 20 Mar, 31 Mar, 7 Apr, 14 Apr, 21 Apr, 28 Apr, 5 May, 12 May, 19 May, 26 May, 9 Jun, 16 Jun, 23 Jun, 30 Jun, 3 Jul, 7 Jul, 14 Jul, 17 Jul, 21 Jul, 28 Jul, 4 Aug, 11 Aug, 18 Aug, 25 Aug, 1 Sep, 8 Sep, 15 Sep, 29 Sep, 6 Oct, 13 Oct, 20 Oct, 23 Oct, 27 Oct, 3 Nov ...
Up to US $230 off. Late availability on these dates: 02 Dec, 05 Dec, 09 Dec, 16 Dec, 23 Dec, 09 Jan, 13 Jan, 16 Jan, 20 Jan, 27 Jan, 03 Feb, 10 Feb, 13 Feb, 17 Feb, 24 Feb, 03 Mar
Jordan vacation, small group

Jordan vacation, small group

Visit Jordan from cities to mystic desert landscapes
From US $1,016 to US $1,300 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 9 Dec, 16 Dec, 30 Dec
2018: 20 Jan, 27 Jan, 17 Feb, 24 Feb, 3 Mar, 10 Mar, 17 Mar, 24 Mar, 29 Mar, 31 Mar, 5 Apr, 7 Apr, 14 Apr, 21 Apr, 28 Apr, 5 May, 12 May, 14 May, 19 May, 26 May, 2 Jun, 9 Jun, 16 Jun, 23 Jun, 30 Jun, 14 Jul, 28 Jul, 11 Aug, 18 Aug, 25 Aug, 1 Sep, 2 Sep, 8 Sep, 12 Sep, 15 Sep, 22 Sep, 23 Sep, 26 Sep, 29 Sep, 3 Oct, 6 Oct, 13 Oct, 14 Oct, 17 Oct, 20 Oct, 24 Oct, 27 Oct, 3 Nov, 10 Nov, 14 Nov ...
Late availability on these dates: 16 Dec, 30 Dec, 20 Jan, 27 Jan, 24 Feb, 03 Mar
Morocco overland vacation, small group

Morocco overland vacation, small group

An exhilarating 18 day journey through mysterious Morocco
From US $1,305 to US $1,905 18 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 1 Dec, 15 Dec, 22 Dec, 27 Dec, 29 Dec
2018: 5 Jan, 19 Jan, 2 Feb, 9 Feb, 14 Feb, 16 Feb, 23 Feb, 2 Mar, 7 Mar, 9 Mar, 14 Mar, 16 Mar, 21 Mar, 23 Mar, 25 Mar, 30 Mar, 2 Apr, 4 Apr, 6 Apr, 11 Apr, 13 Apr, 16 Apr, 18 Apr, 20 Apr, 25 Apr, 27 Apr, 2 May, 4 May, 7 May, 9 May, 11 May, 16 May, 18 May, 21 May, 23 May, 25 May, 30 May, 1 Jun, 8 Jun, 13 Jun, 15 Jun, 22 Jun, 27 Jun, 29 Jun, 6 Jul, 11 Jul, 13 Jul, 18 Jul, 20 Jul ...
Late availability on these dates: 01 Dec, 15 Dec, 19 Jan, 09 Feb, 14 Feb, 16 Feb, 23 Feb, 02 Mar
Guatemala & Mexico overland vacation

Guatemala & Mexico overland vacation

Discover Mayan ruins and pristine beaches of the Caribbean
From US $1,296 to US $1,725 13 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 30 Nov, 2 Dec, 14 Dec, 16 Dec, 21 Dec, 23 Dec, 26 Dec, 28 Dec, 30 Dec
2018: 4 Jan, 6 Jan, 11 Jan, 13 Jan, 18 Jan, 25 Jan, 8 Feb, 10 Feb, 15 Feb, 22 Feb, 24 Feb, 1 Mar, 8 Mar, 10 Mar, 15 Mar, 22 Mar, 24 Mar, 29 Mar, 5 Apr, 7 Apr, 12 Apr, 19 Apr, 26 Apr, 3 May, 10 May, 17 May, 24 May, 31 May, 2 Jun, 7 Jun, 14 Jun, 21 Jun, 28 Jun, 30 Jun, 5 Jul, 12 Jul, 14 Jul, 19 Jul, 26 Jul, 28 Jul, 2 Aug, 9 Aug, 11 Aug, 16 Aug ...
Up to US $320 off. Late availability on these dates: 30 Nov, 02 Dec, 14 Dec, 16 Dec, 04 Jan, 06 Jan, 11 Jan, 13 Jan, 18 Jan, 25 Jan, 08 Feb, 10 Feb, 15 Feb, 22 Feb, 24 Feb, 01 Mar
Inca Trail adventure vacation

Inca Trail adventure vacation

Discover Cuzco and the Sacred Valley on this Incan adventure
From US $1,033 to US $1,415 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 30 Nov, 5 Dec, 7 Dec, 10 Dec, 14 Dec, 19 Dec, 21 Dec, 24 Dec, 26 Dec, 28 Dec, 31 Dec
2018: 2 Jan, 4 Jan, 7 Jan, 9 Jan, 13 Jan, 14 Jan, 16 Jan, 20 Jan, 21 Jan, 23 Jan, 27 Jan, 30 Jan, 3 Feb, 10 Feb, 17 Feb, 27 Feb, 3 Mar, 4 Mar, 10 Mar, 11 Mar, 13 Mar, 18 Mar, 20 Mar, 24 Mar, 25 Mar, 27 Mar, 31 Mar, 1 Apr, 2 Apr, 3 Apr, 5 Apr, 8 Apr, 10 Apr, 14 Apr, 15 Apr, 17 Apr, 21 Apr, 22 Apr, 24 Apr, 28 Apr, 29 Apr, 1 May, 5 May ...
Late availability on these dates: 30 Nov, 05 Dec, 07 Dec, 10 Dec, 14 Dec, 19 Dec, 21 Dec, 24 Dec, 26 Dec, 28 Dec, 31 Dec, 02 Jan, 13 Jan, 14 Jan, 20 Jan, 21 Jan, 23 Jan, 27 Jan, 30 Jan, 03 Feb, 10 Feb, 17 Feb, 27 Feb, 03 Mar
Mexico small group vacation, culture & beach

Mexico small group vacation, culture & beach

2 week discovery Mexico's Aztec, Zapotec & Mayan cultures .
From US $1,016 to US $1,590 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 2 Dec, 5 Dec, 9 Dec, 16 Dec, 19 Dec, 23 Dec, 30 Dec
2018: 6 Jan, 13 Jan, 20 Jan, 27 Jan, 30 Jan, 3 Feb, 13 Feb, 17 Feb, 24 Feb, 3 Mar, 17 Mar, 24 Mar, 27 Mar, 31 Mar, 7 Apr, 14 Apr, 21 Apr, 28 Apr, 5 May, 12 May, 19 May, 22 May, 26 May, 2 Jun, 9 Jun, 16 Jun, 19 Jun, 23 Jun, 30 Jun, 3 Jul, 7 Jul, 14 Jul, 21 Jul, 28 Jul, 31 Jul, 4 Aug, 11 Aug, 14 Aug, 18 Aug, 25 Aug, 1 Sep, 15 Sep, 22 Sep, 29 Sep, 6 Oct, 9 Oct, 13 Oct ...
Up to US $280 off. Late availability on these dates: 02 Dec, 05 Dec, 16 Dec, 30 Dec, 06 Jan, 13 Jan, 20 Jan, 27 Jan, 30 Jan, 03 Feb, 13 Feb, 17 Feb, 24 Feb, 03 Mar
Rio de Janeiro to Buenos Aires tour, Iguazu Falls

Rio de Janeiro to Buenos Aires tour, Iguazu Falls

South American spirit & dizzying heights of Iguazu Falls
From US $2,125 to US $2,699 17 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 4 Dec, 11 Dec
2018: 1 Jan, 22 Jan, 29 Jan, 5 Feb, 5 Mar, 19 Mar, 2 Apr, 23 Apr, 21 May, 11 Jun, 25 Jun, 2 Jul, 16 Jul, 30 Jul, 6 Aug, 10 Sep, 24 Sep, 1 Oct, 22 Oct, 5 Nov, 19 Nov, 10 Dec
Highlights of Peru vacation

Highlights of Peru vacation

Join a cultural exploration of Peru
From US $3,040 to US $4,199 21 days ex flights
Small group travel: Weekly Thursday & Saturday departures throughout the year.
Vacation to Namibia

Vacation to Namibia

Discover 'The Big 5' in a stunningly diverse landscape
From £2,895 to £2,995 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 23 Dec
2018: 8 Apr, 1 Jul, 4 Nov
Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh vacation in Vietnam
From
US $1,012
excluding flights
The most memorable was Ha long bay and spending the night on the boat. The cave at the bay was also phenomenal. (more)Deborah Englehart
Climbing Mount Kinabalu was exhausting but amazing! Traveling through the Vietnamese countryside on the back of a motorbike. Watching the sun rise over Angkor Wat. (more)Sarah Algate
The most memorable moments were the Halong Bay Cruise, cycling trip in Hoi An, motorbike ride in Hue and the overnight train from Hanoi to Hue. Perfect vacation. (more)A.T
Small group adventure vacation to Patagonia
From
£3,528
excluding flights
Most memorable was Torres del Paine national park and climbing to the base of the granite peaks - something I'd dreamed about doing for years. Battling the Patagonian winds to stand on the beach photographing icebergs. Clinging on for life as we raced down the rapids white water rafting in the Lake District. (more)Ruth Edwards
The leader of the group was very well organised and had the patience of a saint. He got to know each of us and worked hard to ensure we had the vacation we expected (more)Elizabeth Caldwell
Tibet cultural tours
From
£1,095
excluding flights
Spending my birthday at the Everest base camp. The weather was perfect, clear blue skies and brilliant sunshine. The Himalayas were stunning. The entire tour was amazing. The itinerary was great. This was a vacation full of magical moments and memories that I will keep for ever. (more)Ann Williams
The highlight was hitting a one in ten weather window for a perfect Everest view...... (more)Ian Hunt
The most memorable part of the vacation was walking around Barkhor Square in Lhasa seeing people on pilgrimage from various regions of Tibet. The people were very friendly and even came to shake our hands and say hello. The vacation was absolutely fantastic. The Tibetan landscape is stunning and the monasteries and temples are fascinating. (more)Philippa Cawthorne
Galapagos adventure vacation
From
US $4,034
excluding flights
So much to list! I think snorkelling with the turtles on Galapagos and having humming birds at my finger tools feeding from a nectar pot was the most memorable. Unbelievably fantastic! All enhanced by the fantastic guides we had in Quito, Galapagos and Bella Vista Cloud forest! (more)Chris Goldthorp
The opportunity to see so many varieties of flora and fauna in their native environment, the opportunity to swim with penguins and sea lions, and the wonderful array of settings in which to view all. (more)Van Schwiebert
I spent a week riding in the Andes and a week sailing round the Galapagos Islands. Both weeks were fantastic - well organised, knowledgeable and friendly guides , good accommodation, plentiful food etc (more)Rachel Balen
Cape Town to Victoria Falls small group lodge tour
From
US $3,565
excluding flights
There were many memorable moments. Camping in the Okovango Delta was amazing, and the walks around the delta meant that we could get really close to some animals without disturbing them. The sunset cruise on the Chobe River enabled us to see loads of elephants taking baths and they weren't bothered at all by our presence. (more)Tim Gregory
The whole vacation was wonderful especially drive through Namibia with spectacular scenery and its breathtaking landscape. (more)Arvind Sharma
Remember that this is Africa and everything does not work all the time. Be patient and positive and make friends along the way. (more)Louis Carroll
Ecuador adventure vacation
From
US $1,125
excluding flights
I loved Ecuador. The scenery is very memorable green and lush. (more)Tiana Pastor
The homestays were amazing, being able to interact with the families and learn about their lifestyles was wonderful. (more)Vicki Carmichael
Excellent itinerary....Benefitted local people - especially in two home stays (more)Dot Lemon
Amalfi Coast walking vacation, Italy
From
US $1,305
excluding flights
Experiencing the Amalfi coast and getting to know the area better thanks to the leader and guide. Beautiful scenery and very good company. (more)Ulrika Bjorklund
The stunning scenery was amazing! An excellent choice for anyone who wants to connect with the area and experience the peace and tranquillity. (more)Christine O
Walks, scenery, Enrico our guide is passionate about the environment and always happy to answer any questions. The views are spectacular, and the walking great, accommodation and food first rate. (more)Louise Jones
Costa Rica adventure vacation
From
US $1,710
excluding flights
All of it was memorable...the wildlife, the scenery, the activities we did, including zipwiring, canyoning and whitewater rafting, our group and group leader and especially the amazing friendliness of the Costa Rican people. (more)Jocelyn Owen
All of it was memorable...the wildlife, the scenery, the activities we did, including zipwiring, canyoning and whitewater rafting, our group and group leader and especially the amazing friendliness of the Costa Rican people. (more)Jocelyn Owen
The landscapes were the highlight. (more)Zoe Wheeler
South America tour, coast to coast
From
£3,098
excluding flights
Brilliant, amazing and so informative and well organised by our guide Etienne (more)Anne Marie Murray
For me it was a life long goal to see Machu Picchu, which no picture or video can replace the memories logged in my head of the sheer size and awe of this place. But also whilst traveling through other countries, the beautiful landscapes just amaze you. (more)Michael North
Every day was a wonderful experience during our stay in Brazil and Ecuador but I guess the Galapagos will be the most memorable. (more)Ann Hammersley
Small group holiday to Burma
From
US $2,800
excluding flights
The most memorable was the large number of pagodas in Bagan, the difference between Myanmar pagodas and this in Thailand, Laos. The shear beauty of Inle lake. The variety of food in the different regions. The friendliness of the people. (more)Kevin Hewison
The 2 days of trekking to remote villages in the Kengtung area (Kengtung extension) was the most memorable. (more)Jane Laboa
Bagan and Lake Inle was the most memorable. (more)Roger Creswell
Turkey small group tour
From
£899
excluding flights
Local people definitely benefited from the tourism both on our trip and from the many others, obviously on the same circuit as us. Our guide, Perihan Asan, was very informative and lively and made the vacation so enjoyable. (more)Lesley McManus
I loved the balloon ride over Capodocchia, and found Galipoli very moving. I thought it ticked all the boxes as they say. (more)Gillian Willcocks
Cappadocia and balloon flight were the most memorable parts of the vacation (more)Judith and Alan Hepburn
Mexico, Belize and Guatemala vacation
From
US $994
excluding flights
Fantastic. My teenage, and somewhat well-travelled children have rated it as the best vacation ever. (more)Alex Holmes
The morning spent at Tikal in Guatemala was excellent. This activity is definitely best done in the early morning light as it gets very warm and less pleasant to walk in the jungle after 10am. (more)Diana Urbina
Belize & Guatemala adventure vacation
From
US $1,799
excluding flights
Most memorable: Snorkelling. Knowledgeable guides. (more)Andrew Koziar
It was excellent...Sitting on Temple 4 in Tikal watching the sun rise was the most exciting part of the trip. (more)Fran McQuail
The most memorable parts were... probably visiting ATM cave in Belize which was a great experience, and also snorkelling with nurse sharks and sting rays in Caye Caulker was incredible too. (more)Louise Sherwell
Winter walking & snowshoeing, France
From
£705
excluding flights
Wonderful scenery, great food, best company (more)Michaela Brinkhaus
Having a great variety of walking experiences was wonderful - from full-on snowshoeing to walking over ice and snow with cleats/microspikes on our boots to gazing across from the mountain tops at the Med (more)Angie Polkey
Excellent!!!!! This vacation had so many wonderful moments...each and every moment spent there was memorable (more)Bernadette Russo
Bolivia adventure vacation
From
US $1,200
excluding flights
Hiking in the Cocora Valley was the most memorable. (more)Robyn Eldridge
Bolivia is a beautiful country. Our tour leader was excellent, very knowledgeable and helpful. The most memorable part was vising the salt flats - they were beautiful, and totally original. A real experience! (more)Marilyn McManus
Guatemala & Mexico overland vacation
From
US $1,296
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Stunning temples still largely unexcavated hidden in jungles, incredible and spicy food, vibrant bustling cities full of colour, swimming in underground cenotes (sinkholes). Tips? May is unbearably hot in the jungle and east coast areas! Opt for cooler months if you are flexible. Mexico has so much more I feel I want to explore, 2 weeks offered just the tip of the iceberg. Local benefits? local guides always used who in turn used their local contacts /businesses Overall... (more)Sunita Raj
Jordan vacation, small group
From
US $1,016
excluding flights
Arriving at Wadi Rum was the most memorable. Excellent trip. (more)Alan Bell
Wadi Rum completely blew my mind, just an incredible place. (more)Francesca Kitto-Jones
Highlights of Peru vacation
From
US $3,040
excluding flights
It was a great experience and I was surprised by the diversity offered by Peru; the cities being very different from the smaller towns and the towns being vastly different from the solitude of the Inca trail and the Amazon. (more)Riaan Breedt
Absolutely amazing!!! I would definitely recommend and would do it again if I could! (more)Kristiina Puusaari-Sheahan
Gorilla Safari & the Masai Mara
From
US $4,185
excluding flights
The most memorable moment was getting up close to a gorilla family at Volcanoes National Park; seeing white and black rhinos in Lake Nakuru NP; seeing the Wildebeest migration in the Maasai Mara. (more)Alice Neeson
This is by far the best vacation I have ever been on, and I've been on quite a few! Nothing beats the natural untouched beauty of Africa, but it was the beauty of the people that helped us feel at home that I will remember most. (more)Adam Southorn
Every day was fabulous always something different... traveling with like minded people was also a good thing. (more)Valerie Koppi
Cape Town to Victoria Falls small group camping safari
From
US $2,610
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Every day was a different wonder but the two days wild camping at the Okavanga Delta were really special. Tips? Be prepared for very early starts and not much relaxing times. Local benefits? Yes, local guides were used in a number of locations but obviously driving such long distances is not exactly environmentally friendly. Overall rating? Excellent. (more)christina monson
Jordan vacation, a week in Jordan
From
US $1,335
excluding flights
Jerdash Roman ruins was quite intact and impressive. But the most memorable were Petra, the walk along the Siq, and seeing the Treasury, and the Monastery. They were fantastic. Hiking up to the cliffs of Petra and the views were outstanding. (more)Ferdinand Rullan
The most memorable moment was Petra (of course) and the camel ride at Wadi Rum (it is an optional but well worth it!). Our local tour leader was excellent (knowledge of history and kept us entertained during our bus journeys), the group blended well (the best so far), trips well organised and plenty of shopping opportunities. (more)Hely Collie
Wow there were so many highlights. Snorkelling in the Red Sea, floating in the Dead Sea, camel ride in the desert, picnics of pita bread/hummus/tomatoes/cheese/olive oil/falafel and Petra. (more)Ellen Cohen
Central America tours
From
£2,248
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Fantastic insight into many different cultures. Stunning and varied scenery in wonderful hot weather from the might of the Panama Canal to the jaw dropping beauty of the rain and cloud forests to the awesome splendour of the region's volcanoes and craters Tips? Do as much research as possible before your trip - I wished I had done more! Try and learn some basic conversational Spanish - I wish I had learnt more! Local benefits? Tourism is an infant business... (more)Douglas Newlands
Cuba cultural tours
From
US $925
including domestic flights only
Old Havana, Mountains around Baracoa, Ballet School in Camaguey were all highlights. (more)Agustin Zapata
Very varied, exciting, fascinating, stimulating, warm and fun! (more)Duncan Taylor
Horse riding in Vinales; salsa lessons in Havana was the most memorable. (more)Anna Kanji
Budget Egypt tour
From
US $850
excluding flights
I loved it. I'd never move to Egypt but I've taken tours similar to this before and Michael was by far the best guide. He was friendly, put up with some of our dumb ass questions with a smile on his face... (more)Ryan Rogers
Getting to see all the wonderful sights, ancient temples and treasures, sailing down the Nile and meeting local families in their homes. (more)Julie Forshaw
Lima to Santiago overland vacation
From
US $3,200
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Machu picchu and the Uyuni salt flats. Tips? Pack well, all types of clothing are necessary and be prepared for the unexpected. Local benefits? Yes. Overall rating? Exciting. (more)Michelle Zammit
Morocco cultural tour
From
US $948
excluding flights
Had an amazing trip, our tour guide Abdoul & driver Samira were fantastic as were all our other guides. The highlight for me was the Berber family we stayed with and meeting Abdouls family. Am grateful for the time and insight into their family lives and work loads. Met and had a fantastic time with the other people on the tour. (more)Lynette Crowe
We were fortunate to have had such a great experience...Climbing up to the Kasbah at Ait Benhaddoo and watching the sunset over the Atlas Mountains followed by the moon rising from the opposite horizon (more)Philip Leavey
Very enjoyable...Chefchaouen, meeting nomads and the Atlas Mountains scenery (more)Elizabeth Wingate
Bolivia and Peru tour
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Memorable parts? Inca Trail! Making it and seeing Machu Picchu. Tips? Bring clothing for a variety of weather. Be prepared for early mornings, the possibility of altitude sickness... The more in shape you are, the more you will get out of the trip as well! Local benefits? Yes, I think the homestays were great, and the trip encompassed ecotourism, especially in the Amazon. Overall rating? Great. (more)Rachel Carbonell
Yoga holiday in Barbados, Christmas & New Year
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Memorable parts? The spot - very quiet and green - nice people Tips? Relax and enjoy Local benefits? Yes Overall rating? Very good (more)Karin Guttorm
Morocco overland vacation, small group
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US $1,305
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Excellent....I really enjoyed going round the northern part of Morocco under his guidance. Chefchaouen is a place I've wanted to go to for a long time so it was incredible to finally see it for real. And Moulay Idriss was a total surprise. (more)Lucy Oliver
Camping in the desert was quite incredible. The stillness and quiet of the desert and the amazing amount of stars that filled the sky was truly spectacular (more)Patricia Ruble
Mexico, Belize & Guatemala tour, Mayan encounter
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Memorable parts? Snorkelling in a coral reef amongst nurse sharks and other amazing sea life was an experience that we will never forget. Tips? In spite of being by far the oldest couple in the group, we had a thoroughly amazing vacation with an excellent tour leader. Try to pack light. Local benefits? Yes, particularly the homestay which provides an alternate income for families trapped in povery. Overall rating? Excellent. (more)Helen Hore
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