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Costa Rica wildlife holiday

Costa Rica wildlife holiday

An amazing variety of Costa Rican wildlife
From US $3,549 to US $3,979 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 31 Dec
2020: 9 Jan, 29 Feb, 3 Mar, 6 Mar, 10 Mar, 14 Mar, 17 Mar, 21 Mar, 24 Mar, 26 Mar, 28 Mar, 1 Apr, 4 Apr, 8 Apr, 11 Apr, 15 Apr, 18 Apr, 22 Apr, 25 Apr, 29 Apr, 2 May, 16 May, 11 Jul, 25 Jul, 1 Aug, 8 Aug, 15 Aug, 22 Aug, 12 Sep, 26 Sep, 3 Oct, 10 Oct, 17 Oct, 24 Oct, 31 Oct, 3 Nov, 5 Nov, 7 Nov, 10 Nov, 12 Nov, 14 Nov, 17 Nov, 19 Nov, 21 Nov, 24 Nov, 26 Nov, 28 Nov, 19 Dec, 22 Dec
Late availability on these dates: 31 Dec, 09 Jan, 29 Feb, 03 Mar, 06 Mar, 10 Mar, 14 Mar, 17 Mar, 21 Mar
Southern Croatia cruise in comfort

Southern Croatia cruise in comfort

Cruise Croatia's beautiful islands on a small cruise ship
From £559 to £805 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 11 Apr, 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, 3 Oct, 10 Oct
Umbria cooking vacation, Italy

Umbria cooking vacation, Italy

italian cooking in a farmhouse between Umbria and Tuscany
From €1,440 to €1,650 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 29 Dec
2020: 2 May, 9 May, 16 May, 22 May, 4 Jun, 13 Jun, 24 Jun, 4 Jul, 14 Jul, 28 Jul, 9 Aug, 17 Aug, 3 Sep, 12 Sep, 25 Sep, 3 Oct, 13 Oct
join our cooking holiday starting dec 29. come to Umbria to learn the authentic cuisine with a real chef. Learn some great recipes and taste excellent local food paired with wine. Easy to reach, difficult to leave
Japan small group holiday, Japan unmasked

Japan small group holiday, Japan unmasked

Whistlestop Japan highlights with an expert tour leader
From £2,695 to £2,855 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 25 May, 8 Jun, 20 Jul, 17 Aug, 31 Aug, 18 Sep, 28 Sep, 12 Oct, 26 Oct, 9 Nov, 23 Nov
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Responsible Travel, Travel Team

Travel Team

If you would like some help or advice, or just want to discuss your ideas for your next trip, do give us a call.
Small group adventure vacation to Patagonia

Small group adventure vacation to Patagonia

Explore the spectacular wilderness and mountains of Patagonia
From £3,769£3,659 to £4,077 20 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 15 Dec
2020: 5 Jan, 26 Jan, 9 Feb, 8 Mar, 1 Nov, 22 Nov, 13 Dec
Last minute spaces available on these January group tours. Book now to secure your space.
Borneo tour, Great Apes and Beach escapes

Borneo tour, Great Apes and Beach escapes

Explore bustling cities, lush jungles and paradise beaches.
From £1,658 9 days ex flights
Tailor made: Everything is tweak-able, giving you the freedom to build your own unique and meaningful trip. Slow down the pace with few extra nights here and there, add a few more active adventures along the way, upgrade your accommodation for that extra bit of luxury – it’s up to you!
Tiger tour in India, land of the Tiger tour

Tiger tour in India, land of the Tiger tour

Wildlife tour through India
From US $2,949 to US $3,179 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 20 Dec
2020: 27 Mar, 10 Apr, 9 Oct, 23 Oct, 6 Nov, 13 Nov, 20 Nov, 18 Dec
Late availability on these dates: 20 Dec
Japan golden route vacation

Japan golden route vacation

9 night classic Japan trip: Tokyo, Fuji, Kyoto
From US $2,625 10 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Croatian coast walking tours, self guided

Croatian coast walking tours, self guided

Self guided walking tour on the sunny Croatian coast
From €595 to €750 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: Departures can be arranged at any time from 1st April to 1st November
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
2020 Holidays at 2019 Prices, for holidays booked before 31 December 2019. No single supplement for first solo guest each week. Free train station transfers.
Catalonia self guided walking vacations, Spain

Catalonia self guided walking vacations, Spain

Self-guided walking holidays in Catalonia
From €715 to €799 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: Available all year round on any day to suit and can be tailor-made and adapted to your requirements
South Africa safari vacation, 14 days

South Africa safari vacation, 14 days

Award winning safari in South Africa
From £3,865 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 12 Jan, 26 Jan, 9 Feb, 23 Feb, 8 Mar, 22 Mar, 5 Apr, 19 Apr, 3 May, 17 May, 31 May, 14 Jun, 28 Jun, 12 Jul, 26 Jul, 9 Aug, 23 Aug, 6 Sep, 20 Sep, 4 Oct, 18 Oct, 1 Nov, 15 Nov, 29 Nov, 13 Dec
Amalfi Coast walking vacation, Italy

Amalfi Coast walking vacation, Italy

Walk in lemon groves and hillside villages
From US $1,399 to US $1,879 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 21 Dec
2020: 15 Feb, 22 Feb, 29 Feb, 7 Mar, 14 Mar, 21 Mar, 28 Mar, 4 Apr, 11 Apr, 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, 3 Oct, 10 Oct, 17 Oct, 24 Oct, 31 Oct, 7 Nov, 14 Nov, 21 Nov, 19 Dec, 26 Dec
Late availability on these dates: 21 Dec, 15 Feb, 22 Feb, 29 Feb, 07 Mar, 14 Mar, 21 Mar
Mekong Adventure in Laos & Cambodia

Mekong Adventure in Laos & Cambodia

Follow the Mekong, one of the world’s greatest rivers
From US $2,550 17 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 26 Dec
2020: 20 Jan, 16 Feb, 15 Mar, 12 Apr, 10 May, 4 Jun, 29 Jun, 26 Jul, 23 Aug, 23 Sep, 23 Oct, 24 Nov, 25 Dec
Responsible Travel, Travel Team

Travel Team

If you would like some help or advice, or just want to discuss your ideas for your next trip, do give us a call.
Sri Lanka vacations, tailor made

Sri Lanka vacations, tailor made

Independent tailor made holidays to Sri Lanka
From £2,145 15 days inc UK flights
Tailor made: Our tailor made Sri Lanka holidays can be arranged at any time to suit you, and adapted to your requirements as necessary although we do not offer trips for under 10 days.
Cycling vacation in Portugal, self guided

Cycling vacation in Portugal, self guided

A leisurely cycling holiday in the Algarve
From €665 to €729 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
Transylvania vacation accommodation

Transylvania vacation accommodation

Stay at a Count's guesthouse
From €100 to €174 per person per night
Accommodation
Patagonia luxury adventure vacation

Patagonia luxury adventure vacation

Luxury hotels and adventure in Patagonia
From US $4,327 to US $4,887 11 days ex flights
Small group travel: Daily departures 01 October to 25 April.
Gorilla Safari & the Masai Mara

Gorilla Safari & the Masai Mara

Superb safari and trip to see gorillas
From US $4,899 to US $4,999 16 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 27 Jun, 12 Sep
Orkney & Shetland self drive holiday, Scotland

Orkney & Shetland self drive holiday, Scotland

Self-drive island-hopping through the Northern Isles
From £825 to £940 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Georgia vacation, tailor made

Georgia vacation, tailor made

Mountain churches, ancient monasteries and Soviet Imperialism
From £1,595 9 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Cycling vacation in Croatia, Dalmatian Coast

Cycling vacation in Croatia, Dalmatian Coast

Cycling through the Dalmatian Coast Islands in Croatia
From US $1,549 to US $2,149 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 21 Mar, 28 Mar, 4 Apr, 25 Apr, 29 Apr, 2 May, 6 May, 9 May, 16 May, 20 May, 27 May, 30 May, 3 Jun, 6 Jun, 10 Jun, 13 Jun, 17 Jun, 20 Jun, 27 Jun, 4 Jul, 18 Jul, 15 Aug, 22 Aug, 29 Aug, 2 Sep, 5 Sep, 9 Sep, 12 Sep, 16 Sep, 19 Sep, 23 Sep, 26 Sep, 30 Sep, 3 Oct, 10 Oct, 17 Oct
Western Cuba small group tour

Western Cuba small group tour

Discover the highlights of western Cuba in style
From £2,577 12 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 19 Jan, 15 Mar, 10 May, 1 Nov
Nature tour in New Zealand

Nature tour in New Zealand

Journey through the heart of New Zealand
From US $8,660 21 days ex flights
Tailor made: Available all year. This suggested itinerary can be modified entirely to your personal wishes including departure date, duration, accommodation used and how long you spend in each destination
Whale watching in the Azores

Whale watching in the Azores

Classic whale watching trip in the Azores archipelago
From £610 to £745 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made to start on any day of the week from March to October
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 €659 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 16 Mar, 23 Mar, 30 Mar, 6 Apr, 13 Apr, 20 Apr, 27 Apr, 4 May, 11 May, 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, 14 Sep, 21 Sep, 28 Sep, 5 Oct, 12 Oct, 19 Oct, 26 Oct
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 €699 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 16 Mar, 23 Mar, 30 Mar, 6 Apr, 13 Apr, 20 Apr, 27 Apr, 4 May, 11 May, 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, 14 Sep, 21 Sep, 28 Sep, 5 Oct, 12 Oct, 19 Oct, 26 Oct
Tailor made Rajasthan tour, India

Tailor made Rajasthan tour, India

Discover the cultural wonders of Rajasthan
From £1,635 to £1,949 14 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be taken all year round but the best time to travel is October to mid-April.
Borneo vacations, tailor made

Borneo vacations, tailor made

Rainforests, orangutans, beaches tailor made
From £3,150 13 days inc UK flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor-made and departures can be arranged all year. The sample itinerary below can be modified to your personal wishes including departure date, duration, accommodation used & how long you spend in each destination.
Scotland self guided walking vacation

Scotland self guided walking vacation

Self guided walking holiday in Scotland
From £413.5 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: Trips available from April to October
Iran holiday, private departure
From
US $2,650
excluding flights
The whole experience was memorable- I can’t single out individual parts (more)Christopher Sykes
We enjoyed our whole tour from the snowy mountains of Tehran across desert sands to Kerman finishing with a visit to Persepolis and the tomb of Cyrus the great. We will remember the friendly people, amazing architecture, historical sights and the UNESCO gardens. (more)Sally Hunt
Costa Rica wildlife holiday
From
US $3,549
excluding flights
One of the best we have ever had. The whole trip was memorable for two main reasons – the variety of scenery and the superb wildlife. (more)Tim Graham
Included memories are - Spider monkeys swinging jumping above us to reach the trees on opposite side of jungle river, finding red eyed tree frogs at night... an incredible display by the resplendent quetzal during a courting session (more)Paula Cooke
The stay at Laguna Lodge was an amazing start with river trips and accommodation overlooking the river. Seeing Sloths close up and watching the antics of the capuchin monkeys was fun. (more)Jean Thirkettle
Georgia, Azerbaijan and Armenia vacation
From
£2,995
excluding flights
Extremely highly. There were amazing sights to see, the hospitality was outstanding and we were well looked after. (more)Heather Rushton
We started walking through the fortified town of Sighnaghi in Georgia and were sidetracked by the sound of music coming from the main square. It turned out that it was a national vacation, and a series of youth groups in splendid costumes were doing traditional dances on a stage in the square... (more)Paula Lozar
Small group adventure vacation to Patagonia
From
£3,659
excluding flights
A trip full of contrasts, astonishing sights, amazing landscapes, impossible to compare with anything I had seen before. (more)Julia Kelly
Most memorable: Reaching the summit of Villarica Volcano to spectacular views of the surrounding landscape, lakes, and the Andes, peppered with snowy topped volcanos and then peering down into the smoking crater... (more)Ali Pendle
The walks in the national parks near Fitzroy and Torres Del Paine was the highlight. Great trip to see a few highlights of 2 very large countries. (more)Bob Handley
Silk Road tour, cities of the Silk Road
From
£3,375
excluding flights
The most memorable part of the vacation was... Camping by the Darvasa gas crater, the off-road drive to the Gonur Depe archaeological site or the wacky city of Ashgabat (more)David Finbow
The hospitable and very friendly people wherever we went - smiling faces all the way. Also the sheer vastness of Kyrgyzstan, which I loved - the dramatic mountain passes, the shepherds bringing their animals down from the high pastures. (more)Sara Warren
Excellent. Our tour leader, Jude, was knowledgeable, unflappable and always encouraging and helpful. She really made the vacation. (more)Ann Rix
Japan small group holiday, Japan unmasked
From
£2,695
excluding flights
It is actually hard to pick one part, it was all memorable. Hiroshima, very moving experience, Miyajima and the view from the summit. (more)Maria Snow
The part I liked the most of our days was taking an (nearly) daily onsen bath to recover from the day. Especially the outdoor onsen in Nagano was very beautiful. (more)Jaqueline Schulz
I enjoyed all of it. I especially liked the flexibility and that I could go off an explore on my own. (more)Vicki Jones
Umbria cooking vacation, Italy
From
€1,440
excluding flights
The most memorable part of the vacation was the local team's dedication. (more)Tom Van der Heyden
I wanted to get away from it all, relax, meet new people and do new things. Four ticks! (more)Corinne Male
The most exciting part of the vacation was the different activities and excursions. (more)Asma Abu-Taleb
Scotland by railway vacation
From
£1,095
excluding flights
The most memorable part of the vacation was the Isle of skye. (more)Della Yaroshko
Worth every penny. (more)Mary O
All the train journeys were memorable but the favorite was the trip from Inverness to Kyle of Lochalsh - weather was beautiful and scenery stunning. (more)Elizabeth Adamson
Spanish course & hiking vacation, Picos de Europa, Spain
From
€659
excluding flights
It was great. I came back relaxed and fully recharged. (more)Paulina Strzyz
We had a fantastic time. The combination of lessons and walking was a great balance. (more)Ann Hackett
I really enjoyed the first day meeting classmates, and the teachers, and then exploring the local countryside. (more)Anna Bond
Laos vacation, Luang Prabang and the Plain of Jars
From
£1,150
excluding flights
The Plain of Jars was fascinating and beautiful - it was one of the main reasons that I wanted to go to Laos... Overall this trip was very good and went well. (more)Sheryl Padjen
All of it !!! Amazing place. Think though that the LUANG PRABANG part was really special. (more)Jan Hoole
Southern Croatia cruise in comfort
From
£559
excluding flights
Seeing Dubrovnik was a highlight, we really enjoyed seeing the old town. (more)Belinda Hickman
The most memorable part of the vacation was the visit to Hvar - lovely town. (more)Anne Elliott
Beautiful part of the world. Good balance of sailing, swimming, brilliant family based captain and crew, interesting group of fellow passengers. (more)Anita White
Laos vacations, tailor made
From
£2,980
including UK flights
The most memorable part of the vacation was seeing traditional crafts still in operation for real and not for visitors visiting remote villages in the north. (more)John Lomas
Fabulous 10 out of 10...the best part was sailing down the Mekong River from Northern Thailand to Luang Prabang. (more)Sarah blagdon
There were many memorable moments, but we loved arriving at Hin Boun park by boat - even if we did have to do a lot of pushing! and La Folie down in the south of Laos was perfect! (more)Lesley Duncan
Vietnam vacation, South to North
From
£1,455
excluding flights
Hard to pick Bai Tu Long Bay- 2 night boat trip- was brilliant (more)Gail Kavanagh
The Haong Bay and Cu Chi tunnels, were both very memorable, the Vespa tour was the most exciting. (more)Lindsey Holbrook
Hiking from kalaw to Inle Lake and stay at Ngapali beach (more)Isa Grube
Borneo tour, Great Apes and Beach escapes
From
£1,658
excluding flights
We loved everything, it was an awesome trip. The people were lovely, so helpful and friendly. (more)Sue Stewart
Borneo has stolen our hearts and it surpassed and thoroughly exceeded our expectations (more)Claire Ruby
The boat ride along the river and seeing wild orangutans was the most memorable part of the vacation. (more)Jane Reis
Sri Lanka highlights vacation
From
£1,785
excluding flights
The most memorable part of the vacation was learning about the culture and history of Sri Lanka. We also loved the snorkelling in Nevali. (more)Chiara Zuccon
Best vacation ever! (more)Melanie Frankel
The vacation was well planned not only due to our research but informed discussion with the tour operators who adapted to suit our needs. It was a wonderful experience and we would highly recommend it to others. (more)Jill Gethin
Vietnam discovery tour
From
£1,775
excluding flights
Excellent and very memorable.....every sight, smell, sound and taste throughout Vietnam was a feast for the senses (more)Howard Thomas
Meeting the people especially in the homestay as well as appreciating the diverse interesting landscape was the most memorable part of the vacation (more)Nicola Colston
The whole vacation was memorable and thank you for introducing us to Rickshaw Travel. They did a suburb job of given us a fantastic vacation at an affordable price in a very short timescale. (more)Ian Halliwell
Costa Rica highlights vacation
From
£1,595
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Seeing sloths close up in the wild Tips? Travel light and be organised with your packing (as you never have time to unpack). Bring a good camera and binoculars, appreciate the wildlife, the flora, the scenery and the kind generous people that you'll meet. Local benefits? yes. Overall rating? Better than excellent! (more)Sue Deeley
Great Barrier Reef 3 day cruise in Australia
From
£1,029
excluding flights
Memorable parts? The weather changing, high winds and torrential rain while out on the glass bottom boat. First time wearing a life jacket was so exciting. Tips? Take sea sickness pills even if you’re not usually seasick Local benefits? No Overall rating? Fantastic despite the weather. (more)Denise Conlin
Skye and the Inner Hebrides cruise, Scotland
From
£2,260
excluding flights
Lovely vacation in spite of the weather. Food was fantastic and crew did everything they could to find enjoyable areas to explore when winds made our planned destinations unreachable. (more)Sharon Nevile
The crew, company and trip were excellent. All of the vacation was memorable. (more)Margaret Kinkead
The beautiful Scottish scenery - it was everything that I hoped for (when the sun came out!) (more)Rosie Litchfield
Mekong Adventure in Laos & Cambodia
From
US $2,550
excluding flights
The scenery and seeing the country away from the usual tourist trail. Following the Mekong gave the theme to the journey through the country and meant we saw different aspects of the country. (more)Robin Hodsdon
Canoeing on the Mekong and watching the river dolphins was my favourite highlight. (more)Kay Parkinson
Brilliant.....we're planning the next trip!...It didn't feel like a normal corporate style package vacation, there was time to enjoy the sights, sounds, smells and tastes of local markets. (more)Colin Smith
Selous safari & Mafia Islands diving vacation
From
US $3,700
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Safaris in the Selous and swimming with whale sharks off Mafia Tips? Go Local benefits? Yes Overall rating? Excellent (more)Mark Martyn-Fisher
Tailor made vacation in Peru
From
US $4,675
including domestic flights only
Memorable parts? EVERYTHING - it was just great! Tips? To inform themselves very early (6 month before booking) to get the most out of it. We therefore had the best vacations ever and people we met on our tour were just jealouse, because we could do all the cool stuff (we had organised the permits for Huayna Picchu, the Trek to Huchuy Qosqo etc.) Local benefits? Yes I do Overall rating? Great! (more)Barbara Buchegger
Peru walking and cultural vacation
From
US $2,300
excluding flights
Peru is an exceptionally diverse and beautiful country. We knew we would need 2.5 weeks to do it justice and we weren’t wrong. (more)Mossy Kennedy
Fantastic but hard work. We saw lots of Peru and really enjoyed all of the places we visited. (more)Jo Bennett
Bucket list vacation, bucket list memories. Multiple events throughout the entire vacation were memorable such as the snorkelling with Sea Iguanas or into a cave where white tipped sharks were sleeping. (more)Pippa Finlayson
New Zealand vacation, land and sea tour
From
US $6,752
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Taking a helicopter at Milford sound, and landing on a glacier! Everything was awesome, New Zealand is simply spectacular with heaps of exciting adventure sports and activities for the whole family. Tips? Local benefits? Overall rating? Another truly unforgettable vacation, well planned by the good people at Responsible Travel. Would be a challenge to do better for our next vacation! (more)Geraldine Lee
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