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Sailing vacation in the Aegean Sea

Sailing vacation in the Aegean Sea

Uninhabited islands in a 6 person boat
From £520 to £635 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 28 Apr, 5 May, 12 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, 29 Sep, 6 Oct, 13 Oct, 20 Oct, 27 Oct
10% off, 12 May & 9 June departures
Cycling vacation in Portugal, self guided

Cycling vacation in Portugal, self guided

A leisurely cycling holiday in the Algarve
From €539 to €669 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be arranged at any time to suit your requirements although we do not recommend trips in August due to high temperatures
Adventure vacation in Peru, off the beaten track

Adventure vacation in Peru, off the beaten track

Nature and culture from Peru's coast to the Andes and Amazon
From US $1,950 to US $2,500 10 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
China highlights tour, tailor made

China highlights tour, tailor made

Walk along the Great Wall and relax in the stunning LiRiver
From US $2,319 to US $2,719 11 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
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Vietnam vacations, tailor made

Vietnam vacations, tailor made

Tailor made Vietnam holidays.
From US $1,687 14 days ex flights
Tailor made: For these Vietnam holidays we offer a complete tailor made service and this suggested sampled itinerary can be tailor made to suit your requirements
Sikkim & Kolkata cultural tour in India

Sikkim & Kolkata cultural tour in India

Cultural and rural tours in beautiful East India
From US $950 to US $1,150 10 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Bejing to Lhasa tour, by train

Bejing to Lhasa tour, by train

Beijing to Lhasa on the famous sky train
From US $1,660 13 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Lhasa to Mount Kailash tour, Tibet

Lhasa to Mount Kailash tour, Tibet

3 days pilgrimage kora around Mount Kailash
From US $1,913 to US $2,139 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 22 Apr, 23 May, 28 Jun, 16 Sep, 17 Oct
Wellbeing vacation in North Iceland

Wellbeing vacation in North Iceland

A self-drive tour where you can visit and pamper yourself
From £1,100 to £5,000 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Iceland northern lights and snowshoeing vacation

Iceland northern lights and snowshoeing vacation

Hiking in snowshoes and bathing under the northern lights!
From £2,290 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 25 Feb, 25 Mar
Sweden hiking vacation, self guided

Sweden hiking vacation, self guided

Self-guided hiking through Stockholm's picturesque countryside
From SKr10,170 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 25 Jun, 30 Jun, 7 Jul, 9 Jul, 14 Jul, 16 Jul, 21 Jul, 23 Jul, 28 Jul, 30 Jul, 4 Aug, 6 Aug
Sweden activity vacation, Stockholm countryside

Sweden activity vacation, Stockholm countryside

Multi-activity tour in Stockholm's picturesque countryside
From SKr8,595 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 18 May, 25 May, 1 Jun, 8 Jun, 15 Jun, 22 Jun, 29 Jun, 6 Jul, 13 Jul, 20 Jul, 27 Jul, 3 Aug, 10 Aug, 17 Aug, 24 Aug, 31 Aug, 7 Sep
Tour of Patagonia, El Calafate & Torres del Paine

Tour of Patagonia, El Calafate & Torres del Paine

Patagonia's best - Torres del Paine and Perito Moreno Glacier.
From US $729 to US $1,940 5 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Burma photography tours

Burma photography tours

Photography tour of Burma:
From US $4,300 13 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 24 Nov
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Northern Lights photography vacation in Iceland, coast & ice

Northern Lights photography vacation in Iceland, coast & ice

Photographic trip in the stunning west and southeast Iceland
From £2,950 to £3,150 10 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 16 Mar, 30 Sep, 26 Oct
2019: 1 Feb, 15 Feb, 3 Mar
Portugal yoga vacation, Iyengar retreat

Portugal yoga vacation, Iyengar retreat

Wonderful healing Iyengar yoga retreats Algarve, Portugal
From €600 to €850 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 24 Mar, 28 Apr, 11 May, 18 May, 27 Jul
Montenegro mountain biking vacations, self guided

Montenegro mountain biking vacations, self guided

Mountain bike experience in stunning Montenegro
From €650 to €750 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Spanish course & hiking vacation, Picos de Europa, Spain

Spanish course & hiking vacation, Picos de Europa, Spain

Spanish classes + stunning hikes in Picos de Europa
From €400 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 5 Mar, 12 Mar, 19 Mar, 26 Mar, 2 Apr, 9 Apr, 16 Apr, 23 Apr, 30 Apr, 7 May, 14 May, 21 May, 28 May, 4 Jun, 11 Jun, 18 Jun, 25 Jun, 2 Jul, 9 Jul, 16 Jul, 23 Jul, 30 Jul, 6 Aug, 13 Aug, 20 Aug, 27 Aug, 3 Sep, 10 Sep, 17 Sep, 24 Sep, 1 Oct, 8 Oct, 15 Oct, 22 Oct, 29 Oct
€200 off all our Walk and Talk Courses during March, April and May. Offer on one week only.
Learn Spanish & hike the Camino de Santiago, Spain

Learn Spanish & hike the Camino de Santiago, Spain

Spanish Course + walking in the Camino del Norte
From €400 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 5 Mar, 12 Mar, 19 Mar, 26 Mar, 2 Apr, 9 Apr, 16 Apr, 23 Apr, 30 Apr, 7 May, 14 May, 21 May, 28 May, 4 Jun, 11 Jun, 18 Jun, 25 Jun, 2 Jul, 9 Jul, 16 Jul, 23 Jul, 30 Jul, 6 Aug, 13 Aug, 20 Aug, 27 Aug, 3 Sep, 10 Sep, 17 Sep, 24 Sep, 1 Oct, 8 Oct, 15 Oct, 22 Oct, 29 Oct
Yoga and Thai massage retreat in Portugal

Yoga and Thai massage retreat in Portugal

Yoga and Thai Massage retreat in the mountains of Portugal
From €800 to €1,200 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 3 Jun
Portugal yoga & massage vacation

Portugal yoga & massage vacation

Yoga, massage and mud baths in the mountains of Portugal
From €800 to €1,200 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 8 Apr, 15 Apr, 22 Apr, 20 May, 27 May, 3 Jun, 10 Jun
Avignon to Nice cycling tour in France

Avignon to Nice cycling tour in France

A visually stunning cycling trip from Avignon to Nice
From €1,290 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 25 May
China vacation, ancient capitals tour

China vacation, ancient capitals tour

Highlights of China, discover its capital cities.
From US $1,146 to US $1,553 5 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Catalonia family activity holiday, Spain

Catalonia family activity holiday, Spain

Family fun with scenic bike rides & adventure activities.
From €720 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made at a time to suit you and can be adapted to suit your interests, budget and requirements as necessary
Yoga vacation in Portugal

Yoga vacation in Portugal

A stunning Yoga retreat in the Portuguese mountains.
From €800 to €1,200 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 18 Mar, 25 Mar, 1 Apr, 8 Apr, 15 Apr, 22 Apr, 29 Apr, 6 May, 13 May, 20 May, 27 May, 3 Jun, 10 Jun, 1 Jul, 22 Jul, 29 Jul, 5 Aug, 12 Aug, 19 Aug, 26 Aug, 2 Sep, 16 Sep, 23 Sep, 30 Sep, 7 Oct, 14 Oct, 21 Oct
Pisa to Lucca walking vacation in Italy

Pisa to Lucca walking vacation in Italy

Self guided walking between Italian cities Pisa and Lucca.
From €529 to €753 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made at a time to suit you and can be adapted to suit your interests, budget and requirements as necessary
Dubrovnik and the Islands activity vacation

Dubrovnik and the Islands activity vacation

Fun activity holiday, stunning nature and gourmet food
From €895 to €950 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 3 Jun, 16 Jun, 23 Jun, 1 Jul, 8 Jul, 15 Jul, 22 Jul, 29 Jul, 5 Aug, 12 Aug, 19 Aug, 26 Aug, 31 Aug, 15 Sep, 22 Sep, 29 Sep, 6 Oct
Altiplano de Granada activity vacation, Spain

Altiplano de Granada activity vacation, Spain

Multi-activity cultural holiday in fabulous rural Andalucia
From €207 to €270 6 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Buddhism cultural holiday in Bhutan

Buddhism cultural holiday in Bhutan

Buddhism trip in Bhutan, journey to your inner self
From US $2,000 to US $2,500 9 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be arranged at any time and can be tailored to fit your own unique requirements, interests and budget.
Northern Lights & orca photography holiday, Iceland

Northern Lights & orca photography holiday, Iceland

Incredible photographic trip in stunning West Iceland
From £2,450 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 28 Jan, 4 Feb
China highlights tour, tailor made
From
US $2,319
including domestic flights only
Memorable parts? Sanxingdui museum with 3-4000 year old bronze masks and the pandas Tips? Wear flat shoes there was a lot of walking 3. Did you feel that your vacation benefited local people, reduced environmental Impacts or supported conservation? local restaurants used but little else. Overall rating? It was great, I loved China and would go again to see more of the countryside and more museums. (more)Janet Chambers
Vietnam vacations, tailor made
From
US $1,687
excluding flights
There were so many highlights, the Vespa food tour of Saigon, the hiking in the mountains near Sapa, the boat trip on Halong Bay, the exquisite hotel, Shinta Mani, in Siem Reap. (more)Linda Edward
Our guides were second to none and the tour company had everything well organised and went the extra mile for us. Couldn't fault them. (more)Denise Brooks
We were well taken care of. There were many local tour guides who would need to meet us and orient us, and every single one was on time, pleasant and professional. We were very impressed with how well organized this was. (more)Alisa Lipson
Northern Lights photography vacation in Iceland, coast & ice
From
£2,950
excluding flights
It was one of the best vacations that I've ever experienced. The itinerary was well structured and organised. The tutor and tour leader were humorous which added so much fun in the entire trip. (more)Vivien Zheng
The most memorable moment was seeing the Aurora Borealis and getting up close to a glacier! Seeing the Aurora Borealis and getting up close to a glacier! (more)Stephanie Robinson
As it was a photographic vacation, the valuable tuition and the amazing places we were taken more than met expectations. The care taken by the leaders was very impressive. (more)Erith French
Bejing to Lhasa tour, by train
From
US $1,660
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Seeing how the Tibetan people live, their friendliness and warm smiles. The way that welcomed us into their everyday worship in the monasteries. Just the simple things really. Tips? Don't have any expectations on anything. Let it happen. But on a practical level, always have loo roll handy and antibacterial stuff for toilets. Local benefits? Yes. Local hotels, local eating, Tibetan guide and making sure that we shopped in Tibetan stores. We used transport... (more)Sue Byrne
Sikkim & Kolkata cultural tour in India
From
US $950
including domestic flights only
Memorable parts? Taking a traditional, herb-infused hot stone bath outside overlooking the valley Driving on the roads was also either thrilling (the views) or terrifying (the conditions). Luckily our driver was highly skilled. Don’t always expect seat belts by the way. Tips? Be prepared to be welcomed enthusiastically. And remember to take warm clothes. It can get chilly up in the mountains. Local benefits? Definitely. Incomes are low and life is close to subsistence level.... (more)Katherine van Haeften
Altiplano de Granada activity vacation, Spain
From
€207
excluding flights
Seeing parts of Spain we would never have found without input from our hosts. (more)Sean Bullman
We loved the rafting trip. My 7 year old was buzzing from the excitement of jumping off rocks into the river and rafting down the small white water sections. The farm visit was excellent too with Des and Ilaria's eldest son, Ludo, providing the translation for everything from the goat milking and horse riding to cheese and bread making. (more)Tanya Hayes
We loved it all. The rafting, the kayaking, the rock climbing, the peace and tranquility, the lovely local people, Des and Illaria, the house, the stars and spending time together. (more)Jonathan Stevens
Archaeology vacation in Greece
From
€1,150
excluding flights
The whole thing really was memorable. From start to finish I was so well looked after by Dimitri our driver and guide. It literally was a dream vacation, and even four months later, I still think about it everyday. (more)Katherine Hall
The visits to Ancient Olympia and Delphi. But everything was fascinating so it's hard to name one thing! (more)Janet March
The whole vacation was exciting! (more)Heather Clinton
Buddhism cultural holiday in Bhutan
From
US $2,000
excluding flights
...I couldn't have asked for a more awesome two weeks. Every days was terrific, serene, and beautiful! Couldn't have hoped for anything better! (more)Glenda Izumi
The hikes outside Punakha! (more)Myka Reinsch Sinclair
Yoga vacation in Portugal
From
€800
excluding flights
Beautiful location in the mountains with lots of uber tasty delicious nourishing food. (more)Joyce Stack
For me it was the real sense of retreating in a beautiful and remote valley. Waking up to the sound of birdsong , great classes, superb colourful food. and a lovely genuine team that helped create a gentle, kind and caring atmosphere. (more)Alison Fraser
All of it was memorable, the environment, food, classes, people etc. 10/10 - Superb! (more)Marta Redd
Catalonia family activity holiday, Spain
From
€720
excluding flights
Really enjoyed the Via Ferrata. The vacation was terrific. The weather was unseasonably hot but having a pool really helped. There were some local short bike rides (6-10 miles) as well as much longer tours for the more ambitious. (more)Caroline Vibert
The boys loved the Canyoning which we did with two other families and the location was chosen for the age of participants. The others would say the water pArk or the horse riding was the best part. (more)Rebecca Fleming
Varied local activities. Varied cycle routes and swimming in the crystal clear lake. First class. Fiona and Gareth and their team were the perfect hosts and nothing was too much trouble. Hope to go back again soon. (more)Russell Parsonage
Spanish course & hiking vacation, Picos de Europa, Spain
From
€400
excluding flights
Just book it! (more)Annie Glasspool
It was great to combine language learning and outdoor adventures. The language school and the tour operator for the outdoor activities were very professional and dedicated to provide the best experience for their guests. (more)Selina Monn
Lots of laughs learning a new language in the morning, stunning scenery for walking, and the challenge of staying upright while canoeing in the afternoon. (more)Laurence Impey
Learn Spanish & hike the Camino de Santiago, Spain
From
€400
excluding flights
Spanish Lessons and some wonderful walks in the Picos de Europa was very memorable. (more)Ann Almeida
Learning and practising speaking spanish in the village was the highlight. (more)Anne Kavanagh
The walk and talk team, the other students as well as the beauty of the area and the good. Our accommodation was great. (more)Jayne Quinn
Portugal yoga & massage vacation
From
€800
excluding flights
Don't hesitate! I had never done any yoga before but if you are a beginner, don't be put off as everyone is so welcoming and encouraging. (more)Rosy Scott
It was a very magical place where you could relax and have complete rest with a wonderful team of people looking after you. I would highly recommend and would make a return visit again. (more)Kwok Chan
Excellent! This is a vacation for people who want or need to offer time to themselves, stepping out of their daily life for a week and literally cleansing their body on every level, whether physically, mentally or spiritually. (more)georgina porro
Montenegro mountain biking vacations, self guided
From
€650
excluding flights
The views were just breathtaking. Loved it. Wish i was still on it. The guys who organised were so helpful and nice. (more)John Osullivan
The most memorable was mountain biking in the area around Lake Skadar and in remote mountain areas. Wildlife was really amazing there. Great experience and very well organised! (more)Gunnar Link
A most scenic, rewarding and relaxing vacation. The 7 day self guided tour really gave us an insight to Montenegro past and present. Our bikes were well maintained and suited to the terrain, the routes were well explained (maps provided) and our guides were great (more)Abby Noyce
Sweden activity vacation, Stockholm countryside
From
SKr8,595
excluding flights
Jumping in the lake for a cool off after a long day canoeing was the best. Had a great vacation. After busy days there was always a great place to stay and good food to eat. It was well planned and thought through and Carmen smoothed it all along nicely. (more)Andrea Austin
The day canoeing and camping it really felt like a wilderness adventure even though you are really not far from Stockholm.. We were lucky with the weather. (more)David Davies
The week of touring Sweden's countryside on our own with some support was amazing, breath-taking and so enjoyable! (more)Ingrid Sloan
Sweden hiking vacation, self guided
From
SKr10,170
excluding flights
Traveling through the Archipelago was one of the most memorable parts of the vacation. (more)Felicity Bond
There were endless memorable moments: tramping along the Soderlandsleden very well-waymarked trail, through the woods; exploring the islands at Stendorren and Savo; seeing creatures we hadn't see before, such as a slow worm, an otter, a white-tailed sea eagle... (more)Bronwen Davies
We were impressed with the beauty of Sweden and how easy it was to travel around. (more)Sharon Reardon
Learn to scuba dive in the Red Sea
From
£490
excluding flights
Excellent - if you want a friendly open hearted place to stay and learn to dive then I couldn't recommend it more highly. (more)katherine Church
Do not hesitate to book this vacation! The people are fantastic, the place is beautiful and the more relaxed nature of the area due to its more remote location made for a far more relaxing vacation than you would have at other resorts in the region The whole operation was centred around local people and the local economy. We were actively encouraged to reduce our environmental impact and respect the environment which we were lucky enough to see (more)Gareth Jones
Everything was fantastic but the most memorable part was the diving. We went diving every day and saw lots of coral and fish. Staying with this operator was also very relaxing. They looked after us wonderfully, everything we wanted was provided and nothing was too much trouble. (more)Diederik Kohnhorst
French Riviera vacation, walking, culture & cooking option
From
€510
excluding flights
Benoit and Corrine were the most amazing hosts. They are always making sure their guests are happy and satisfied. The house is lovely. I recommend the top floor balcony room. The views of sunrise and sunset along the Alps Maritimes and the Cτte D"azur are awe inspiring. (more)Arlene Fleischmann
Awesome experience and as a solo traveler I felt very looked after and included. (more)Helen Barker
The entire week at St. Jeannet was memorable! Loved each of Benoit's daily activities including his informative, detailed, and interesting commentaries! ... The area, the people, the beauty, the food, the relaxing pace (activities did not start before 10 AM... no jumping out of bed and rushing to catch a bus!)... (more)Catherine Burns
Heaphy Track hiking trip in New Zealand
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NZ $1,749
excluding flights
The most memorable part of the track was coming down from the tussock highlands along the Heaphy River, emerging out of the forest and seeing the beaches of The Tasman Sea. (more)Allan Justus
A great experience particularly with the tour operator passing on so much information about the geography, flora, fauna and history. (more)Peter Ladd
Seeing the rare Blue Duck close up in it's natural environment was very special. I also loved being in the company of people from around the World who were passionate about the environment. (more)Wendy Grace
Cape Town to Victoria Falls small group lodge tour
From
US $3,825
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
Cycling tour in Catalonia for food lovers, Spain
From
€1,080
excluding flights
Getting to know catalan culture, from ancient ruins over medieval villages to seaside resorts, from tapas over olive oil to wine and beer. (more)Lukas Innig
It was great. We could do as much as we wanted. We could have made it as hard or easy as we liked. We loved being active. (more)Liz Wood
Biking in the beautiful country of Spain with my husband and good friends was the most memorable part. It was a wonderful experience, great trails, food and memories to last a lifetime. I am planning my next trip now! (more)Mark Edwards
Sailing in Croatia
From
€580
excluding flights
Memorable parts: I know it sounds clichι, but there are too many to mention! ...Great. Would recommend it to anyone! (more)Cobus van der Elst
From the incredibly beautiful swimming spots to the quaint villages we visited, it was incredible. The food was local and outstanding. The skipper knew all the best spots and just where to take us. (more)Lisa Sexauer
The whole trip was a highlight (more)Lina Echeverri
Mercantour family hiking vacation, France
From
€550
excluding flights
Our children would say Kaia, our donkey who they bonded with was the most memorable. For me, the emptiness and the views. Possibly my favourite spot of all was the Chappelle St-Barnabe near Val Pelens where we whiled away a couple of hours in glorious sunshine with spectacular views. (more)Rob Booth
Awesome, it has raised the bar for next year! (more)Tony Johnson
The whole thing was memorable! Our 6 year old and 4 year old leading "Leonidas" our donkey through the French Alps, sleeping in a beautiful yurt in an Alpine meadow, and feeling like we'd done something completely different to the typical "bucket and spade" type of vacation. (more)Alison Godfrey
Family scuba diving vacations in the Red Sea
From
£490
excluding flights
The most memorable was diving over the reef from Lighthouse bay with my teenage children. Feeling that we have only just touched the surface of a beautiful and fragile environment. Enjoying the gentle, humorous hospitality of the local Egyptians... (more)Kelly Pawlyn
Its hard to pick one thing. The diving was spectacular but also the hospitality, food, rooms, people! Loved everything. Everything was perfect for us, we were taken care of so well, the kids had a lot of fun (no electronic devices either). Happy kids & happy mum and dad! (more)Nita Wood
Absolutely brilliant. Excellent service, accommodation fine, food good, beach close, great picnic in the mountains. So good we are going back in a few months. (more)Jackie Vale
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