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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: 12 Sep, 24 Oct, 5 Dec
Central America tour

Central America tour

Reggae rhythms, flavoursome food and spectacular landscapes
From US $2,069 to US $2,199 24 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 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
Lima to Rio tour by overland truck

Lima to Rio tour by overland truck

An epic overland expedition across South America
From US $3,065 to US $3,495 60 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 1 Jan, 21 Mar, 2 May, 5 Jun, 7 Aug, 24 Dec
2020: 29 Mar, 3 Jun, 16 Jun, 21 Jul, 15 Dec
2021: 19 Feb, 12 May, 2 Jun
Indochina overland tours

Indochina overland tours

Discover the heart and soul of Indochina
From US $2,499 to US $2,549 30 days ex flights
Small group travel: Daily departures from Bangkok
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La Paz to Buenos Aires overland truck tour

La Paz to Buenos Aires overland truck tour

Overland from the Altiplano to Argentina's grasslands
From US $1,000 to US $1,130 21 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 24 Sep, 4 Nov
2019: 22 Jan, 11 Apr, 23 May, 16 Jun, 26 Jun, 28 Aug, 25 Oct
2020: 14 Jan, 19 Apr, 24 Jun, 7 Jul, 11 Aug
2021: 5 Jan, 12 Mar, 9 May, 2 Jun, 23 Jun
Lima to Santiago overland vacation

Lima to Santiago overland vacation

Travel through Peru Bolivia & Chile
From US $3,075 to US $4,199 21 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 24 Aug, 15 Sep, 29 Sep, 13 Oct, 27 Oct, 17 Nov, 30 Nov, 15 Dec, 21 Dec
2019: 4 Jan, 19 Jan, 1 Feb, 16 Feb, 9 Mar, 16 Mar, 23 Mar, 5 Apr, 20 Apr, 27 Apr, 10 May, 25 May, 8 Jun, 21 Jun, 6 Jul, 13 Jul, 19 Jul, 27 Jul, 16 Aug, 31 Aug, 7 Sep, 13 Sep, 21 Sep, 27 Sep, 5 Oct, 18 Oct, 2 Nov, 16 Nov, 22 Nov, 14 Dec, 21 Dec
Lima to Cuzco overland truck tour in Peru

Lima to Cuzco overland truck tour in Peru

Explore Peru and the majestic Machu Picchu
From US $820 to US $945 17 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 18 Aug, 17 Sep, 14 Oct, 25 Nov
2019: 1 Jan, 14 Feb, 1 Mar, 21 Mar, 27 Apr, 2 May, 21 May, 25 May, 5 Jun, 7 Aug, 21 Aug, 24 Sep, 26 Oct, 17 Nov, 21 Nov, 24 Dec
2020: 30 Jan, 10 Mar, 29 Mar, 18 Apr, 12 May, 16 May, 27 May, 3 Jun, 16 Jun, 21 Jul, 23 Aug, 30 Aug, 8 Nov, 12 Nov, 15 Dec
2021: 11 Feb, 19 Feb, 24 Apr, 4 May, 8 May, 12 May, 29 May, 2 Jun
Ethiopia to Kenya overland truck tour

Ethiopia to Kenya overland truck tour

Overland through Ethiopia's remarkable tribal lands
From US $1,399 to US $1,655 24 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 6 Oct, 30 Dec
2019: 11 Feb, 26 Apr, 12 Oct
2020: 5 Jan, 17 Feb
South America vacation, small group tour

South America vacation, small group tour

Epic Journey across South America from Atlantic to Pacific
From £4,355 to £4,413 21 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 10 Sep, 8 Oct, 12 Nov, 10 Dec
Beijing to Chengdu tours, Mountains & Monasteries

Beijing to Chengdu tours, Mountains & Monasteries

A true overland journey
From US $4,080 to US $4,285 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 13 Apr, 11 May, 15 Jun, 22 Jun, 13 Jul, 10 Aug, 7 Sep, 14 Sep, 12 Oct
Bolivia and Peru tour

Bolivia and Peru tour

Explore the Amazon Andes and Inca trail
From US $4,545US $4,322 to US $5,235 25 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 30 Aug, 6 Sep, 15 Sep, 11 Oct, 29 Oct, 29 Nov, 20 Dec, 27 Dec
2019: 24 Jan, 7 Mar, 21 Mar, 4 Apr, 11 Apr, 18 Apr, 25 Apr, 2 May, 9 May, 16 May, 23 May, 30 May, 6 Jun, 13 Jun, 27 Jun, 4 Jul, 18 Jul, 25 Jul, 1 Aug, 15 Aug, 22 Aug, 29 Aug, 5 Sep, 12 Sep, 19 Sep, 26 Sep, 3 Oct, 17 Oct, 24 Oct, 31 Oct, 14 Nov, 12 Dec, 26 Dec
2020: 2 Jan, 20 Jan, 23 Jan, 2 Mar, 5 Mar, 9 Mar, 12 Mar, 16 Mar, 19 Mar, 23 Mar, 26 Mar ...
Up to US $760 off. Late availability on these dates: 30 Aug, 06 Sep, 15 Sep, 11 Oct, 29 Oct
Indochina tours

Indochina tours

An awesome adventure Cambodia Laos Thailand & Vietnam
From US $3,860 to US $4,615 30 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 29 Aug, 19 Sep, 17 Oct, 3 Nov, 7 Nov, 10 Nov, 17 Nov, 24 Nov, 1 Dec, 12 Dec, 15 Dec, 19 Dec, 22 Dec, 26 Dec, 29 Dec
2019: 2 Jan, 5 Jan, 9 Jan, 12 Jan, 16 Jan, 23 Jan, 30 Jan, 2 Feb, 6 Feb, 9 Feb, 13 Feb, 16 Feb, 20 Feb, 27 Feb, 6 Mar, 13 Mar, 27 Mar, 30 Mar, 3 Apr, 10 Apr, 17 Apr, 20 Apr, 24 Apr, 1 May, 8 May, 22 May, 5 Jun, 19 Jun, 26 Jun, 3 Jul, 10 Jul, 17 Jul, 24 Jul, 7 Aug, 21 Aug, 28 Aug, 11 Sep, 18 Sep, 25 Sep ...
Late availability on these dates: 29 Aug, 19 Sep, 17 Oct, 03 Nov, 07 Nov, 10 Nov, 17 Nov, 24 Nov
Vienna to Budapest tour

Vienna to Budapest tour

Travel five countries for memories to last a lifetime
From US $2,245US $2,102 to US $2,695 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 25 Aug, 29 Aug, 1 Sep, 8 Sep, 15 Sep, 29 Sep, 6 Oct, 13 Oct
2019: 6 Apr, 13 Apr, 20 Apr, 27 Apr, 4 May, 8 May, 11 May, 15 May, 18 May, 22 May, 25 May, 1 Jun, 8 Jun, 12 Jun, 15 Jun, 22 Jun, 29 Jun, 6 Jul, 13 Jul, 17 Jul, 20 Jul, 27 Jul, 3 Aug, 10 Aug, 14 Aug, 17 Aug, 24 Aug, 31 Aug, 7 Sep, 11 Sep, 14 Sep, 21 Sep, 25 Sep, 28 Sep, 5 Oct, 12 Oct, 19 Oct
Up to US $230 off. Late availability on these dates: 25 Aug, 29 Aug, 01 Sep, 08 Sep, 15 Sep, 29 Sep, 06 Oct, 13 Oct
Southern Africa vacation

Southern Africa vacation

Experience game drives & wonder at Victoria Falls
From US $2,337 to US $2,849 21 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 9 Sep, 16 Sep, 14 Oct, 21 Oct, 11 Nov, 25 Nov, 9 Dec, 16 Dec, 23 Dec
2019: 6 Jan, 13 Jan, 20 Jan, 27 Jan, 3 Feb, 17 Feb, 24 Feb, 3 Mar, 10 Mar, 17 Mar, 31 Mar, 7 Apr, 14 Apr, 28 Apr, 12 May, 19 May, 26 May, 2 Jun, 9 Jun, 23 Jun, 30 Jun, 7 Jul, 14 Jul, 21 Jul, 28 Jul, 4 Aug, 11 Aug, 18 Aug, 25 Aug, 8 Sep, 15 Sep, 22 Sep, 29 Sep, 6 Oct, 13 Oct, 20 Oct, 3 Nov, 10 Nov, 17 Nov, 1 Dec, 8 Dec, 15 Dec
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Istanbul to Ulaanbaatar Silk route tour by overland truck

Istanbul to Ulaanbaatar Silk route tour by overland truck

Overland the entire Silk Road and then head up to Mongolia
From US $8,365 to US $8,385 120 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 21 Mar, 26 Jul
Andes Journey, Atacama desert to Machu Picchu

Andes Journey, Atacama desert to Machu Picchu

Highlights of the South American Andes
From Ä3,280 24 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor-made for individual departures on basis of min. 2 persons and can be arranged all year from April until January. Small group departures have to be requested on time.
Southern Africa overland tour

Southern Africa overland tour

Experience South Africa on this adventure overland tour
From US $2,167 to US $2,649 17 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 4 Oct, 8 Nov, 29 Nov, 20 Dec
2019: 3 Jan, 7 Feb, 7 Mar, 4 Apr, 2 May, 6 Jun, 11 Jul, 1 Aug, 22 Aug, 12 Sep, 3 Oct, 24 Oct, 14 Nov, 28 Nov, 19 Dec
2020: 9 Jan, 23 Jan, 13 Feb, 19 Mar, 2 Apr, 23 Apr, 7 May, 11 Jun, 2 Jul, 16 Jul, 6 Aug, 10 Sep, 24 Sep, 15 Oct, 29 Oct, 19 Nov, 24 Dec
2021: 7 Jan
Atacama Crossing, Buenos Aires to La Paz

Atacama Crossing, Buenos Aires to La Paz

Experience the expanses of the Bolivian Altiplano
From US $1,785 to US $2,099 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 22 Aug, 5 Sep, 15 Sep, 10 Oct, 17 Oct, 27 Oct, 7 Nov, 21 Nov, 5 Dec, 15 Dec, 26 Dec
2019: 5 Jan, 23 Jan, 6 Feb, 9 Feb, 13 Feb, 20 Feb, 27 Feb, 13 Mar, 20 Mar, 27 Mar, 30 Mar, 3 Apr, 6 Apr, 10 Apr, 13 Apr, 27 Apr, 4 May, 11 May, 22 May, 25 May, 5 Jun, 12 Jun, 29 Jun, 10 Jul, 17 Jul, 27 Jul, 31 Jul, 14 Aug, 21 Aug, 4 Sep, 14 Sep, 9 Oct, 16 Oct, 23 Oct, 30 Oct, 6 Nov, 16 Nov, 20 Nov, 4 Dec, 14 Dec
Indochina overland tour, Saigon to Angkor

Indochina overland tour, Saigon to Angkor

Vietnam and Cambodia from the Mekong Delta to Angkor
From US $1,900 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 28 Aug, 14 Sep, 9 Oct, 1 Nov, 26 Nov, 22 Dec
2019: 16 Jan, 12 Feb, 11 Mar, 7 Apr, 4 May, 31 May, 27 Jun, 24 Jul, 20 Aug, 16 Sep, 9 Oct, 1 Nov, 24 Nov, 22 Dec
5 % off 28th August departure
Buenos Aires to Rio small group vacation

Buenos Aires to Rio small group vacation

Amazing discovery tour from Buenos Aires to Rio de Janeiro
From US $2,880 to US $3,395 17 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 7 Sep, 12 Oct, 19 Oct, 26 Oct, 2 Nov, 9 Nov, 23 Nov, 7 Dec, 28 Dec
2019: 4 Jan, 11 Jan, 18 Jan, 1 Feb, 8 Feb, 22 Mar, 29 Mar, 5 Apr, 19 Apr, 10 May, 31 May, 14 Jun, 28 Jun, 12 Jul, 26 Jul, 9 Aug, 23 Aug, 13 Sep, 27 Sep, 4 Oct, 11 Oct, 25 Oct, 1 Nov, 8 Nov, 22 Nov, 6 Dec, 27 Dec
2020: 3 Jan, 10 Jan, 17 Jan, 24 Jan, 31 Jan, 7 Feb, 20 Mar, 27 Mar, 3 Apr, 17 Apr, 8 May, 29 May, 12 Jun, 26 Jun, 10 Jul, 24 Jul ...
Late availability on these dates: 07 Sep, 12 Oct, 19 Oct, 26 Oct, 02 Nov, 09 Nov, 23 Nov
India grand tour

India grand tour

The ultimate journey through India
From US $4,185 to US $4,775 30 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 28 Oct, 4 Nov
2019: 6 Jan, 24 Mar, 6 Oct, 27 Oct, 3 Nov, 8 Dec
Late availability on these dates: 28 Oct, 04 Nov
Uzbekistan to Iran overland tour

Uzbekistan to Iran overland tour

Trace the western section of the Silk Road
From US $5,090 21 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 8 Sep, 19 Sep, 6 Oct, 22 Oct
2019: 30 Mar, 20 Apr, 4 May, 10 Aug, 7 Sep, 18 Sep, 5 Oct, 21 Oct
Late availability on these dates: 08 Sep, 19 Sep, 06 Oct, 22 Oct
Nepal, India and Maldives, Summit to Sea

Nepal, India and Maldives, Summit to Sea

Trek the Himalaya, cruise the Maldives & cycle in northern India
From US $4,690US $4,599 to US $4,690 29 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 27 Sep, 14 Oct, 15 Nov, 9 Dec
2019: 6 Jan, 17 Feb, 15 Sep, 13 Oct, 17 Nov, 8 Dec
Late availability on these dates: 27 Sep, 14 Oct, 15 Nov
Adelaide to Perth tour, Australia

Adelaide to Perth tour, Australia

Australia's ultimate road trip with incredible wildlife!
From AU $1,645 10 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 3 Oct, 17 Oct, 31 Oct, 14 Nov, 28 Nov, 5 Dec, 12 Dec, 19 Dec, 26 Dec
2019: 2 Jan, 9 Jan, 16 Jan, 23 Jan, 30 Jan, 13 Feb, 27 Feb, 13 Mar, 27 Mar
Northern Vietnam and Yunnan holiday

Northern Vietnam and Yunnan holiday

Travelling through North Vietnam to remote, unspoilt Yunnan
From US $3,000 to US $3,150 20 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 13 Sep
2019: 18 Apr, 5 Sep, 10 Oct
Central America tours

Central America tours

Highlights of Central America
From US $1,339 to US $1,439US $1,422 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 29 Sep, 17 Nov, 8 Dec
2019: 5 Jan, 26 Jan, 23 Feb, 16 Mar, 13 Apr, 4 May, 1 Jun, 22 Jun, 20 Jul, 10 Aug, 7 Sep, 28 Sep, 26 Oct, 16 Nov, 14 Dec
Vietnam and Cambodia 15 day tour, tailor made

Vietnam and Cambodia 15 day tour, tailor made

See two wonders of the world in just two weeks
From £1,645 15 days ex flights
Tailor made: Everything is tweak-able, giving you the freedom to build a unique and personal trip for your chosen date. Upgrade your accommodation for all - or just part - of your trip, slow down the pace with few extra nights here and there or add a few more active adventures along the way.
Still looking for your 2018 adventure? This trip can be tailor made to suit what you'd like to experience, travel dates and budget. Book now with only a £150 per person deposit
Balkan adventure vacation

Balkan adventure vacation

Explore Hungary's capital to medieval towns
From US $1,215 to US $1,345 10 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 28 Aug, 11 Sep
2019: 7 May, 21 May, 4 Jun, 11 Jun, 9 Jul, 23 Jul, 6 Aug, 27 Aug, 10 Sep, 24 Sep
2020: 5 May, 19 May, 2 Jun, 9 Jun, 7 Jul, 21 Jul, 4 Aug, 25 Aug, 8 Sep, 22 Sep
Late availability on these dates: 28 Aug, 11 Sep
Trans-Siberian and Mongolia tour, westbound

Trans-Siberian and Mongolia tour, westbound

Travel across continents on the greatest train journeys
From US $3,775US $3,104 to US $4,110 16 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 28 Aug, 4 Sep, 11 Sep, 18 Sep, 16 Oct
2019: 2 Apr, 9 Apr, 23 Apr, 30 Apr, 7 May, 14 May, 21 May, 28 May, 4 Jun, 11 Jun, 18 Jun, 25 Jun, 9 Jul, 16 Jul, 23 Jul, 30 Jul, 6 Aug, 13 Aug, 20 Aug, 27 Aug, 3 Sep, 10 Sep, 17 Sep, 8 Oct, 15 Oct
2020: 31 Mar, 7 Apr, 21 Apr, 28 Apr, 5 May, 12 May, 19 May, 26 May, 2 Jun, 9 Jun, 16 Jun, 23 Jun, 7 Jul, 14 Jul, 21 Jul, 28 Jul, 4 Aug, 11 Aug, 18 Aug, 25 Aug, 1 Sep, 8 Sep ...
Up to US $770 off. Late availability on these dates: 28 Aug, 04 Sep, 11 Sep, 18 Sep, 16 Oct
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
Vietnam and Cambodia 15 day tour, tailor made
From
£1,645
excluding flights
The highlight was the Angkor temples, Bai Dinh, Hanoi water puppet show. Amazing! Truly the vacation of a lifetime. (more)Warren Gardener
The Vespa trip and Cambodia temples was the most memorable. (more)Hazel Gibsons
The highlight was Vespa tour in Saigon! Fantastic fun. (more)Geoff Wilson
Balkan adventure vacation
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US $1,215
excluding flights
The train ride from Sarajevo to Mostar was the most memorable part. (more)Kwan Lee
I loved the whole vacation but the people on the vacation were so great that they will remain in my memory for a long time. Sarajevo was perhaps the place I liked best for many reasons. Budva was beautiful. (more)Katie Coates
The most memorable was the Montenegrin coastline (more)Navinder Shergill
Trans-Siberian and Mongolia tour, westbound
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US $3,104
excluding flights
Memorable parts? The Mongolian ger camp was wonderful. ...the local guides Tuya and Nimo were terrific and made the Mongolian stop off great. Lake Baikal was also amazing...great fun with the sauna and jumping in the freezing river..standing on the frozen lake...beautiful and memorable. The entire train journey was special and being escorted by a brilliant guide was just the best way to feel safe yet given every opportunity to meet and interact with travelers from everywhere, learn new... (more)Rachel Guinee
South America tour, coast to coast
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£3,098
excluding flights
I have travelled quite extensively over the years, as a couple, in small and in larger groups and I would rate this trip as one of the best ever. (more)Andy Goodenough
We saw some amazing places and scenery. We enjoyed the idiosyncrasies of South America -just everything really. (more)Hilary Proud
La Paz was very exotic and unexpected but its hard to compare the wonder of Iguazu Falls with Machu Picchu or Rio. (more)James Gray
Bolivia and Peru tour
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US $4,322
excluding flights
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
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
Indochina tours
From
US $3,860
excluding flights
Laos is beautiful and the people are gentle and kind. Vietnam is crazy, hectic with stunning beaches and Halong Bay, Wow...Excellent. (more)Anne Honeyball
was one of the best trips I have ever done. We experienced all kinds of travel, visited many amazing sites and learned more in one month than most people do in a lifetime. The most memorable part was the homestay where we experienced what life really is for the locals who were so welcoming and friendly to us. (more)Sarah Beddow
I really enjoyed the relaxing river trip on the mekong, I loved the peacefulness of the journey and the fact that you felt like you were in the middle of nowhere, the stops were great and the local guide savatt was really friendly and knowledgeable and helpful. (more)David Conway
Cape Town to Victoria Falls small group lodge tour
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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
Vienna to Budapest tour
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US $2,102
excluding flights
The most memorable for me was waking through the sandstone canyons in the Teplice National Park. (more)David Simpson
I loved the Czech Republic in particular and also walking in the Tatra mountians. I will be telling everyone that if they want to ski they should try Slovakia as a skiing destination. Cesky Krumlov and Prague are the most fascinating cities and I will definitely be returning to visit them again. (more)Helen Spooner
Well thought out - good mix of free time and planned activities. V.good trip notes and information - really useful for planning what to see and how to get there. (more)fenella williams
Central Asia highlights tour
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£5,470
excluding flights
Memorable parts? We did. Trek over Ton Prival pass, approximately 4,100m high, through the snow, for 9 hours. It was an exhilarating day, with the most amazing views. The view from the top was great, but every corner on the way it just got better and better. That was a definite highlight! Tips? Have as much time as you can to spare. We managed 31 days, which allowed lots of time for visiting cities as well as hiking, which was the primary point of our trip. Don't overlook places... (more)David Harper
Silk Road vacations, Central Asia
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£3,795
including domestic flights only
Traveling the mountains of Tajikistan and the homestay there was the most memorable. (more)Ana Maria Lopez
Most memorable? It has to be Kyrgyzstan. The landscape, the people, sleeping in yurts - even the food. All fantastic. (more)Sue Noble
Seeing the breathtaking mountain views in Kyrgyzstan was the most memorable part of this vacation. (more)Jayne Hanlin
Japan small group vacation by bullet train
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£3,495
excluding flights
The most exciting elements were the cultural differences and beauty of Japan. The most memorable was the stunning 'Japanese Alps' at Kamicochi. (more)John Harlow
Autumn colours were wonderful and the temples were most interesting. Excellent, with attention to detail, which made the tour very easy for the group. Hotels very good. (more)Ann Caroe
Very good itinerary that included cities and countryside and a variety of types of accommodation. There was plenty of optional free time to explore one your own if you wanted. Brian, the tour leader was conscientious and helpful, we were particularly impressed that he met us at our hotel on arrival in Japan in spite of the very late hour. (more)Andy Goodenough
Central America small group tour
From
US $2,448
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Snorkelling in Caye Caulker, Belize, was an amazing experience! Nurse sharks, stingrays and turtles, not to mention oodles of brightly coloured fish, seemed completely oblivious to our presence, and Hol Chan Marine Reserve, with its dazzling array of corals and fish, was stunning. What a fantastic day! Just as good, but for different reasons, was the memorable Actun Tunichil Muknal (ATM) cave - wading through water; scrambling up, over and under rocks; and marvelling at the... (more)Laurie Munslow
Indochina vacation, Vietnam, Laos and Thailand
From
US $1,462
excluding flights
Memorable parts? A 2-day trip down the Mekong River and Luang Prabeng! I really enjoyed Laos. Hanoi and Saigon are incredibly bustling cities but have their charms. Tips? Group dynamics change as some people leave after 2 weeks and others join. Sometimes it is difficult to make the adjustment but after a few days the new travelers become part of the original group. Local benefits? I definitely think it benefited local people. Overall rating? Excellent! (more)Patricia Ruble
The Silk Route, Beijing to Tashkent
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US $6,170
excluding flights
We enjoyed the whole trip, but Kyrgyzstan was a highlight. Also the Labrang Monastery was lovely. Very good. It adjusted the way I think about the world. (more)Becky MacLeod
Do not hesitate!! It is very interesting trip and very well organised. (more)Ljiljana Padjen-Pajovic
Absolutely wonderful, a once in a life time experience and all the guides were extremely knowledgable, funny and helpful. The sights and experience was truly magnificient (more)Gunilla Westerlund
Andes Journey, Atacama desert to Machu Picchu
From
Ä3,280
including domestic flights only
Memorable parts? Visiting Machu Picchu. Tips? Be prepared for the effects of altitude. We didn't get altitude sickness but suffered from tiredness, headaches and shortness of breath, especially when walking up hills. You need to give yourself longer to do things requiring physical effort. Local benefits? Yes, all guides, drivers and hotel staff were locals and we stayed with a local family on Lake Titicaca. There was an emphasis on conservation and reducing environmental... (more)Dianne Margaret Reidy
Cape Town to Victoria Falls small group camping safari
From
US $2,795
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
Central America tours
From
£2,448
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
Indochina vacation, Hanoi to Bangkok via Angkor
From
US $1,420
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Tips? Local benefits? Overall rating? (more)Roxana Popistasu
Silk Road vacation, small group
From
£2,599
excluding flights
It was all memorable and exciting. (more)John Hayes
The vacation was very good, learnt lots and as only a small group we all got on very well. (more)Anne Higgins
Lima to Santiago overland vacation
From
US $3,075
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
Thailand by rail holiday
From
£975
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Visiting Hellfire pass and the war graves cemetery near the river Kwai, very moving. Cycling round the ruins of ancient Sukhothai and chilling out in Chiang Mai. Tips? We caught the night sleeper train down from Chiang Mai to Ayutthaya, go 1st class if possible also the train passes through Ayutthaya station at 4:30am so we stayed on till Bangkok 1 hour 30 minutes down the line and got a train back north at a more respectable timeto check into the hotel. Local... (more)Peter Savin
Mexico & Guatemala overland tours
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US $1,992
excluding flights
The nicest part was the homestay in a pleasant little village with a lovely family. (more)Laura Palmucci
The homestay at the family at Lake Attitlan, the volcano hiking and the caving were the most memorable parts. (more)Andrea Baumann
Indochina overland tour, Saigon to Angkor
From
US $1,900
excluding flights
Joining crowds of people and the sense of anticipation felt when waiting for the sunrise over Ankor Wat. Being taught to create and cook my own wrap was the most memorable part of the vacation (more)Sara Page
The sampan ride through the jungle at Xe Quit and coffee in the floating market in Vietnam were the most memorable parts of the vacation. (more)Yvette Etcell
Most memorable were Angkor Wat and the other temples around Siem Reap. Home Stay near Vinh Long. (more)Graham Dalby
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