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China vacation and Yangtze river cruise

China vacation and Yangtze river cruise

A comprehensive China itinerary covering its length and breadth
From US $3,335 to US $3,405 19 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 1 Sep, 8 Sep, 22 Sep, 6 Oct, 20 Oct
2018: 30 Mar, 6 Apr, 20 Apr, 25 May, 27 Jul, 10 Aug, 24 Aug, 7 Sep, 21 Sep, 5 Oct, 19 Oct
Late availability on the these dates: 01 Sep, 08 Sep, 22 Sep, 20 Oct
Montenegro luxury vacation, tailor made

Montenegro luxury vacation, tailor made

Bayside mountain trails, Unesco Heritage & Old World charm
From €730 to €880 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
We have availability in the upcoming months for anyone who wants to escape the cold and enjoy a pleasant and sunny climate, some gastronomic delights and an Old World charm. Book now!
South India small group tour

South India small group tour

Beautiful cities, colonial hill stations & colourful temples
From US $2,325 to US $2,635 20 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 7 Oct, 4 Nov, 11 Nov, 16 Dec, 30 Dec
2018: 6 Jan, 13 Jan, 20 Jan, 27 Jan, 10 Feb, 17 Feb, 10 Mar, 24 Mar, 31 Mar, 6 Oct, 3 Nov, 10 Nov, 15 Dec, 29 Dec
Late availability on the these dates: 07 Oct, 04 Nov, 11 Nov
Vacation to Montenegro and Bosnia-Herzegovina

Vacation to Montenegro and Bosnia-Herzegovina

A magical mixture of European and Eastern culture
From US $1,855 to US $1,935 11 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 22 Aug, 5 Sep, 12 Sep, 19 Sep
2018: 22 May, 26 Jun, 10 Jul, 7 Aug, 21 Aug, 11 Sep, 18 Sep, 25 Sep
Late availability on the these dates: 22 Aug, 12 Sep
Eastern Mongolia small group vacation

Eastern Mongolia small group vacation

Explore Mongolia's national parks & nature reserves
From US $1,647 to US $2,460 16 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 2 Sep
Reward yourself with the wide open glorious landscapes of Mongolia. Book before Aug 25th for a 15% discount pp. That's up to 373 off pp. Please get in touch for details.
Jordan vacation, a week in Jordan

Jordan vacation, a week in Jordan

A week to explore the spectacular sites and scenery of Jordan
From US $1,335 to US $1,475 9 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 9 Sep, 7 Oct, 14 Oct, 21 Oct, 4 Nov, 18 Nov, 23 Dec
2018: 10 Feb, 17 Feb, 17 Mar, 31 Mar, 7 Apr, 28 Apr, 5 May, 19 May, 26 May, 9 Jun, 14 Jul, 4 Aug, 8 Sep, 29 Sep, 6 Oct, 20 Oct, 3 Nov, 17 Nov, 8 Dec, 22 Dec
Late availability on the these dates: 14 Oct, 04 Nov, 18 Nov
Marrakech & the Sahara vacation in Morocco

Marrakech & the Sahara vacation in Morocco

Journey to the Moroccan Sahara
From US $665 to US $725 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 23 Sep, 21 Oct, 23 Dec
2018: 7 Apr
Late availability on the these dates: 23 Sep, 21 Oct
Inca trail & Amazon Rainforest vacation

Inca trail & Amazon Rainforest vacation

Inca Trail, Machu Picchu & rainforest
From US $3,295 to US $3,455 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 25 Aug, 1 Sep, 15 Sep, 6 Oct, 20 Oct, 27 Oct
2018: 30 Mar, 13 Apr, 20 Apr, 4 May, 8 Jun, 22 Jun, 13 Jul, 20 Jul, 17 Aug, 31 Aug, 14 Sep, 21 Sep, 5 Oct, 19 Oct, 31 Oct
Late availability on the these dates: 25 Aug, 01 Sep, 15 Sep, 20 Oct, 27 Oct
Jordan family vacation

Jordan family vacation

Travel with just your family, set itinerary
From US $1,265 to US $1,345 9 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 21 Oct
2018: 17 Feb, 31 Mar, 7 Apr, 26 May, 28 Jul, 20 Oct
Late availability on the these dates: 21 Oct
Tuscany vacation, Italy

Tuscany vacation, Italy

Florence, Lucca, Pisa & the Cinque Terre
From US $1,475 to US $1,515 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 7 Oct
2018: 21 Apr, 19 May, 7 Jul, 18 Aug
Late availability on the these dates: 07 Oct
10 day Eastern Great Wall of China walking tour

10 day Eastern Great Wall of China walking tour

Trekking on the really wild Great Wall & Beijing exploration
From US $1,859 to US $1,923 10 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 21 Aug, 4 Sep, 18 Sep, 8 Oct, 22 Oct
We will visit a range of small, picturesque villages in the regions beyond the city, including the beautiful water town of Gubei, experience a range of cultural experiences and a stunning backdrop of mountains, of course, the Great Wall itself!
Trekking and cultural tour of China

Trekking and cultural tour of China

Experience the spectacular landscapes China has to offer
From £2,468 to £2,535 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 28 Aug, 11 Sep, 9 Oct, 30 Oct
This two week tour of China takes travellers to some of China’s best-loved cultural heritage sites in Beijing, Xi’an and Shanghai as well as some of the most impressive natural landscapes and terraced rice fields in Guilin.
Iran small group vacation

Iran small group vacation

Iran highlights, cities of Shiraz, Yazd and Isfahan
From US $2,095 to US $2,135 9 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 16 Sep, 14 Oct
Late availability on the these dates: 16 Sep
Best of Peru tour

Best of Peru tour

Lima to Cuzco with the highlights of Peru
From US $1,685 to US $1,995 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 13 Oct
2018: 13 Apr, 18 May, 15 Jun, 13 Jul, 7 Sep, 12 Oct, 16 Nov
Late availability on the these dates: 13 Oct
Sri Lanka and Southern India vacation

Sri Lanka and Southern India vacation

Sri Lanka plus the two southern states of Tamil Nadu & Kerala
From US $3,145 to US $3,405 19 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 9 Oct, 4 Dec
2018: 8 Jan, 5 Feb, 19 Mar, 9 Apr, 8 Oct, 5 Nov
Late availability on the these dates: 09 Oct
Serbia vacation, small group tour

Serbia vacation, small group tour

Serbia, one of Europe’s most culturally rich and proud nations
From US $1,595 to US $1,645 9 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 9 Sep, 7 Oct
Late availability on the these dates: 09 Sep, 07 Oct
Russian Arctic cruises

Russian Arctic cruises

Highlights tour of Russia
From US $1,925 9 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 9 Sep
Late availability on the these dates: 09 Sep
South America highlights tour, Peru, Argentina & Brazil

South America highlights tour, Peru, Argentina & Brazil

Explore South America in an amazing 12 day journey
From US $2,320 to US $3,146 12 days ex flights
Tailor made
Book now and get a 150 usd off - from 2225 usd – 3060 usd (12 days -ex flights)
Puglia small group tour, Italy

Puglia small group tour, Italy

Puglia, whitewashed towns, traditional farmland and fine cuisine
From US $1,595 to US $1,715 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 3 Sep, 22 Oct
2018: 13 May, 27 May, 10 Jun, 15 Jul, 2 Sep, 21 Oct
Late availability on the these dates: 03 Sep, 22 Oct
Japan walking tour of Shikoku

Japan walking tour of Shikoku

Beautiful Shikoku Island and the 88 Pilgrimage trail
From US $4,275 13 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 5 Nov
2018: 13 May, 4 Nov
The trail towards enlightenment... You still have a chance to explore the Temples and Trails of Shikoku: we have spaces available on our 5th of November departure!
China tour, trekking & pandas

China tour, trekking & pandas

11 days exploring Southern provinces of China
From US $4,550 11 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 26 Aug, 2 Sep, 16 Sep
2018: 24 Mar, 12 May, 8 Sep, 13 Oct, 10 Nov
Your last chance to book an adventure of a lifetime in China this August, on our Shangri-La Trekking and Pandas Trip! There is only 1 remaining departure date for August 2017 - 26th August
Highlights tour of Central Spain

Highlights tour of Central Spain

Cobble stoned villages, rural vineyards & breath taking architecture
From US $1,545 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 15 Oct
Late availability on the these dates: 15 Oct
Peru and Bolivia holiday, Lima to La Paz

Peru and Bolivia holiday, Lima to La Paz

An incredible journey from Lima to La Paz
From US $2,785 13 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 10 Sep
Late availability on the these dates: 10 Sep
Central America tour, Managua to Panama City

Central America tour, Managua to Panama City

Central America tour through Nicaragua, Costa Rica & Panama
From US $3,785 to US $3,995 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 11 Nov
2018: 18 Feb, 24 Mar, 21 Apr, 1 Sep, 10 Nov
Late availability on the these dates: 11 Nov
South Korea vacation

South Korea vacation

Explore the Land of the Morning Calm
From US $3,715 to US $3,875 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 2 Sep, 14 Oct
2018: 27 Oct
Late availability on the these dates: 02 Sep, 14 Oct
Iran small group tour, Journey to Persia

Iran small group tour, Journey to Persia

Iran, a country of dramatic contrasts
From US $3,485 to US $3,675 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 15 Sep, 7 Oct, 14 Oct, 28 Oct, 25 Nov, 2 Dec
2018: 7 Apr, 14 Apr, 21 Apr, 28 Apr, 15 Sep, 29 Sep, 13 Oct, 20 Oct, 27 Oct, 3 Nov, 10 Nov, 24 Nov, 1 Dec
Late availability on the these dates: 07 Oct, 28 Oct, 25 Nov
Bangladesh vacation, small group tour

Bangladesh vacation, small group tour

Journey through Sundarbans National Park in Bangladesh
From US $2,165 to US $2,245 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 4 Nov
2018: 27 Jan, 13 Oct, 3 Nov, 15 Dec
Late availability on the these dates: 04 Nov
Northern India vacation in style

Northern India vacation in style

Unique wildlife, fascinating Indian culture and spectacular Moghul architecture
From US $1,785 to US $1,855 9 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 13 Oct, 22 Dec, 27 Dec
2018: 19 Jan, 23 Feb, 30 Mar, 19 Oct, 2 Nov, 21 Dec
Late availability on the these dates: 13 Oct
Indonesia vacation, Volcanoes and temples

Indonesia vacation, Volcanoes and temples

Explore Central Indonesia's ancient temples and smoldering volcanoes.
From US $2,015 to US $2,445 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 2 Sep, 23 Sep
2018: 19 May, 9 Jun, 30 Jun, 14 Jul, 4 Aug, 18 Aug, 1 Sep, 15 Sep, 22 Sep, 13 Oct
Late availability on the these dates: 02 Sep
Highlights of Nicaragua vacation

Highlights of Nicaragua vacation

Explore Central America's cloud forests, volcanoes and crater lagoons
From US $2,055 to US $2,215 12 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 12 Nov
2018: 11 Mar, 29 Apr, 15 Jul, 12 Aug, 11 Nov
Late availability on the these dates: 12 Nov
China vacation and Yangtze river cruise
From
US $3,335
excluding flights
It was excellent. We were particularly impressed with the local guide- his organisation local knowledge etc was tremendous and really made the vacation. (more)Christine Casey
The walk along part of the Great Wall of China. 9 out of 10! (more)gillian black
Inca trail & Amazon Rainforest vacation
From
US $3,295
excluding flights
Extremely enjoyable. There was a lot of travel involved and a fully packed itinery but well worth it as we seen so much and so many great experiences. (more)Keith Charters
The overall experience was very good. ...The Inka Trail and the first glimpse of Machu Picchu from the Sun Gate. (more)Chris Chaddock
An optional visit to a farm in the rainforest was real eye-opener. The Libertador Tambopata lodges were excellent and gave you a real feel for the rainforest. (more)John Duff
Tuscany vacation, Italy
From
US $1,475
excluding flights
It was a really great vacation - just what I was looking for - staying in a lovely place, with a small group of pleasant people, in amazing countryside and with a guide who spoke Italian, obviously loved the place, looked after us really well and must be the best guide there is! (more)Jill Simpson
I enjoyed it immensely. The whole week was organised in a really excellent way and was varied and fascinating. The company was great and we all gelled very quickly. (more)Linda Marlow
Great swimming pool at the farm cottages, freezing water but still went in every day. Lovely scenery, every day sunny but not too hot. (more)Kathy Cowbrough
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
A night in the dessert at Wadi Rum was the most memorable. (more)Neil Thomas
Jordan family vacation
From
US $1,265
excluding flights
Fantastic, Jordan is an amazing country, full of amazing people and amazing sites. Our guide was superb and we met the most wonderful Jordanian people. (more)Kirsten Lynch
The first sight of the Treasury at Petra on the Petra by night tour was the most memorable moment for me. (more)Gill Shepherd
Visting Petra and camping in Wadi Rum was the most memorable part of the vacation (more)Anna Economides
Eastern Mongolia small group vacation
From
US $1,647
excluding flights
It was a brilliant way to experience Mongolia, felt part of the way of life - well as much as you could in 2 weeks. (more)Lynne George
Mongolia is an incredible country ... it's so vast and never-ending. The people are very noble and their hospitality is very generous...Absolutely EXCELLENT. (more)Susan Margaret (Sue) Fox
Marrakech & the Sahara vacation in Morocco
From
US $665
excluding flights
The best bit was climbing a sand dune after a camel trek to our camp for the night...Excellent. No criticisms whatsoever. (more)Roddy MacLeod
Great trip for anyone looking for a variety of experiences - desert, mountains, city - packed into a week. The camel trip was a memorable experience, as was glamping in the desert and star-gazing. (more)Kate Charles
Walking in the Atlas in general was terrific with the beautiful scenery. Sleeping outside under the stars was also amazing... Second to none! (more)Jennifer Baker Dallison
South India small group tour
From
US $2,325
excluding flights
The most memorable moments were Mysore Palace, Port hill country, Kovalam beaches, Madurai temples, Kerala backwaters.. (more)Michael Pridmore
The most memorable were - Staying on the houseboat on the Kerala backwaters, the rickshaw ride through Madurai, dipping my feet in the Indian Ocean at the southern most tip of India, eating curry with my fingers off a banana leaf and the cookery lesson at Peryar. (more)Sylvia Wilson
Best bits: Mysore, Madurai, Chennai Government Museum, Mahabalipuram, Kerala Backwaters (houseboat trip), Pondicherry Market, Martial Arts at Kumily (more)Charles Moberly
Peru vacation, encompassed
From
US $2,505
excluding flights
Memorable parts? So many memorable moments!! Penguins on the Ballestas Islands, seeing the the Milky Way and the sky completely full of stars when staying on Amantain Island in Lake Titicaca, Machu Picchu, the Nasca Lines from a small plane...the list could go on and on. Tips? Go with the flow. If you get held up in a traffic jam or behind a protest don't let it wind you up; its normal for Peru and getting upset won't make the bus go faster!! Drink lots of water as suggested by the... (more)Kay Emblen-Perry
Amalfi Coast and Bay of Naples vacations
From
US $1,475
excluding flights
Pompei was amazing ... (more)Sharon Lardy
Excellent, can't think why it didn't occur to me to visit this area before. (more)Juliet Dunn
Vietnam and Angkor Wat vacation
From
US $2,405
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Cycling through villages and rice fields and seeing incredible temples. Tips? Quite full on with early starts but worth it! Take small bag so you pack for overnight stays. Local benefits? Yes we supported a training restaurant in Saigon. Also I 'Packed for a purpose' as suggested by the operator and donated items to local orphanage Overall rating? Very enjoyable - exciting and well organised. Will definitely travel with this operator again (more)Helen Yorke
Sudan vacation, Desert Explorer
From
US $4,155
excluding flights
Memorable parts? The most memorable part of my journey in Sudan was the Sudanese people, I have never experienced just a warm welcome in my life, it will for ever stay with me. Tips? Just book it, don't ponder about it and worry about safety, I never felt as safe and for me it was a trip of a lifetime. Local benefits? The trip was linked with a local tour operator, who were directly involved or had links with local projects just as schools and education. Also they employed... (more)Cathal Murphy
Burma highlights tour
From
US $2,015
excluding flights
The most memorable was the sunset at Shwedagon Pagoda. So many local people and Monks enjoying the atmosphere. Also the cruise on Inle Lake, the cottage industries and seeing the local fishermen. (more)Sheila Rooke
The country is incredible – it’s beautiful, the people are friendly, the history is astounding…. We did and saw so much – I cannot pick my best highlight as it’s impossible to choose just one. I was also very fortunate to have a wonderful group to share the experience with. (more)Lorna Marsh
The most memorable parts were the visit to Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon on the final day - the culmination of a feast of sights and experiences packed into a fairly hectic schedule. (more)Andy Jackson
Vietnam adventure vacation
From
US $1,515
excluding flights
It was excellent. Very well organised to ensure we saw the very best of Vietnam (more)Kay Seward
Excellent. It was a busy schedule which made the most of our time in Vietnam. We did so many great things. Experiencing the New Year celebrations on the river side in Hoian was probably the most exciting and enjoyable because of the colour, sounds and energy all rolled into one event. (more)Kathryn Heirons
Bhutan small group tour
From
£1,299
excluding flights
Walking up Tiger Nest was the highlight. A very good vacation, Everything went well, the tour guide was nice, the hotels were good, and we saw a lot of interesting things. (more)Annie Krefting
The scenery is stunning, and hiking with a local guide allows you to be immersed with the local culture, from chatting with the farmers, watching local sports competitions, or sharing a meal. A very authentic experience! (more)Renee Summers
Climbing to the Tiger's Nest is a must do and see. Nothing can prepare you for the sight of the Temple appearing out of the mist/clouds. (more)Roisin McArdle
Peru vacation
From
US $4,265
excluding flights
The highlight was the rainforest at the end of the trip-we booked 3 extra days. Excellent. (more)David Knass
Amazing!!! All in one. I had fantastic time and really enjoyed the time, unforgettable experience in mountains. It was fantastic (more)Julia Glizevskaja
This was a fantastic experience, we thoroughly enjoyed it. The country is full of contrasts and the people are fantastic. If you are interested in bird life this is a superb destination. The trip lasts 3 weeks - I could happily have spent double that time in country - and still only scratched the surface (more)Steve Braysher
Small group vacation to Sri Lanka
From
US $1,985
excluding flights
The breadth of activities from walking through wilderness to cultural visits and swimming in the Indian ocean was the most memorable. (more)Kathryn Plant
For me it was really the whole thing, as seeing the country where my mother and aunts were born and grew up was very interesting. I particularly enjoyed the puja at the Temple of the Tooth as our tour leader managed to get us to the front and we were also able to see the Tooth reliquary and another shrine not normally open. (more)Elizabeth Devery
Excellent variety, well run and an excellent guide... Take a good camera, you will want to photograph almost every thing you see, the island is fantastic! (more)Dianne Williams
Nile cruise vacation in Egypt
From
US $925
excluding flights
Memorable parts? The attention given to us by our leader Mohammed he made sure we did not miss anything Tips? This is not a relaxing vacation there are early starts and long days but well worth it the train journey is long and not smooth all the way Local benefits? Yes. Overall rating? 5 star apart from the train journey. Saw everything we wanted plus more. It was a fabulous vacation, Mohammed is so knowledgeable - he is a credit to your company. Well done! (more)Elaine Gay
Highlights of Morocco vacation
From
US $1,165
excluding flights
We saw some fascinating historic sites, and some wonderful scenery. (more)Harriet Truscott
The most memorable part of this vacation was going off the beaten track. The amazing tour guide Jerry who is a credit to the tour operator (more)sharon kalsy
The most memorable part of the vacation was the camel ride into & out of the desert - not knowing whether I would survive the lurches down over the top of the dunes! (more)Kathleen Culliton
vacations to Thailand, Classical Thailand
From
US $2,195
excluding flights
Memorable parts? The cookery course at Cooking at Home. The railway and war cemetary at Kanchanaburi, elephant training centre. Time to "chill" Tips? Think about booking an extra night before/after the trip. The hotel in Bangkok is close to the markets of Banglampu and Thawet and the best shopping was in Bangkok. Be prepared for the heat/humidity. Up to 40 degrees in March. However this is a very leisurely trip and most of the accommodation was very comfortable so it was more than... (more)deborah lloyd
India tour, mountains, temples & hillstations
From
US $1,965
excluding flights
Memorable parts? As to be expected it was the Golden Temple and the Taj Mahal, but we really loved the amazing scenery in Himachal Pradesh, we hadn't expected it to be so beautiful and awe inspiring. We had some stunning views from our hotel rooms. Our walk round Andretta was particularly good, just a pity the start was delayed so we arrived back I the dark. Tips? Let them know the temperatures are perfect for walking, take a kettle and teabags, ask about footware before you set out... (more)Linda Godfrey
Johannesburg to Cape Town tour in South Africa
From
US $3,175
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Seeing leopards for the first time after many trips to 'leopard countries', being 2/3 metres on foot from a white rhino, being 4/5 metres on foot from a cheetah on a kill, a great group dynamic, great tour leader and assistants, friendly local people, great walking opportunities....so much! Tips? In future the camping element of this trip is being dropped. Pack as lightly as you can (frequent laundry opps) but be aware of big temperature swings, we experience forty... (more)Alan Thomas
Morocco vacation, Marrakech to Essaouira
From
US $775
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Cycling in places in Morocco that I would never have been able to find on my own, seeing beautiful vistas and villages which I could have never imagined. Tips? You don't need to have much mountain biking experience but you do need to be quite fit. Local benefits? I felt that the trip went through lots of incredibly poor areas and I am not sure if we benefited all of them, but at least we bought local food and stayed in local hotels. Overall rating? Excellent,... (more)Hannah Forbes
Small group vacation to China
From
US $2,015
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Visiting the Terracotta Warriors (absolutely amazing) and going to Hong Kong Tips? Pack lightly as you will be moving around and need to keep re packing Local benefits? Yes as we used local facilities e.g cooking lesson and our guide pointed out local facilities for us Overall rating? Excellent could not find any fault would recommend highly, I think our tour guide was a fantastic ambassador not only for her company but for her Country. (more)Tracey Maton
Croatia holiday, Dubrovnik and the Dalmatian Coast
From
US $1,205
excluding flights
Good introduction to Croatia, made all the better, in our case, by an excellent 'tour leader'. (more)Christopher Hawker
Most memorable or exciting part of your vacation? Islands of Mljet (nature park) and island of Korcula. Nice walks, great food and wine. (more)Karin Herveus
What was the most memorable part of your vacation? Just getting a glimpse of the Croatian coast with its scenery and history! (more)Diane Baker
Uzbekistan small group tour
From
US $1,785
excluding flights
Memorable parts? The whole trip was memorable but plov night really sticks in the mind. The locals were very friendly which added a bit of magic. Tips? Take your own tonic it is not available anywhere in the country! Local benefits? We certainly put some investment into the country not sure how much benefit it was. Environmentally no idea of our impact. Overall rating? Great, nice group, well rounded tour (more)Dominic Long
Classic Nepal vacation
From
£1,299
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Just being in the Himalayas trekking was a most awesome experience. Tips? Make sure you get a fluent English speaker for a guide and one with experience and true enjoyment doing what he/she does. Local benefits? I am not sure.....it seemed this was booked then booked with another company and then booked again with a local company so I am not sure how much went back to Nepal and the people there. Overall rating? (more)Kat Mut0
Albania walking holiday
From
US $1,125
excluding flights
Memorable parts? The walk Theth to Valbona is tough, but worth the effort Tips? Berat is worth a visit, but takes up a lot of travel time Local benefits? Walking in Theth and Valbone used local hotels, guides, horses and minibuses so certainly benefited local people. Overall rating? An excellent introduction to Albania, a country that more should visit, with a very knowledgeable Albanian tour leader (more)Bob Handley
Jordan vacation on a shoestring
From
£499
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Petra was AMAZING, the site, and number of different ancient relics is unbelieveable, and truly awe inspiring to see how sophisticated they were, so long ago. Tips? Make sure you spend your evenings exploring, it's all too easy to get meals in hotels, but walking into the town in Petra (it's a little walk from the hotel, but there are taxis as alternative), and taxis into Amman - it is so worth while. Local benefits? I think this trip used local guides, and... (more)Clara Downton
Jordan archaeology holiday, Beyond Petra
From
US $2,015
excluding flights
Memorable parts? So many to choose from but Petra by candlelight, swimming in the dead sea and snorkling in the red sea are the ones that come to mind first. Tips? Make sure to take advantage of snorkling in the dead sea, do the hike to the high sacrifice place in Petra where you will be rewarded with an amazing view of the treasury and maybe add an extra day or so to your vacation to do some of your own exploring in downtown Amman (and have dinner at hashem's - a remarkably down-to-earth... (more)Elaine Leigh
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