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Mexico small group vacation, a food adventure

Mexico small group vacation, a food adventure

Get an authentic taste of Mexico on this 8 day tour
From US $1,526 to US $1,960 9 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 23 Dec, 30 Dec
2018: 13 Jan, 20 Jan, 17 Feb, 3 Mar, 31 Mar, 14 Apr, 28 Apr, 26 May, 9 Jun, 30 Jun, 21 Jul, 11 Aug, 1 Sep, 22 Sep, 6 Oct, 20 Oct, 3 Nov, 17 Nov, 22 Dec, 29 Dec
2019: 5 Jan, 12 Jan, 19 Jan, 16 Feb, 2 Mar, 30 Mar, 13 Apr, 27 Apr, 25 May, 8 Jun, 29 Jun, 20 Jul, 10 Aug, 31 Aug, 21 Sep, 5 Oct, 19 Oct, 2 Nov, 16 Nov, 21 Dec, 28 Dec
Late availability on these dates: 23 Dec, 30 Dec, 13 Jan, 20 Jan, 17 Feb, 03 Mar
Small group holiday to Burma

Small group holiday to Burma

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

Small group vacations to Madagascar

Experience the best of this enigmatic island continent
From £2,595 17 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 17 May, 21 Jun, 2 Aug, 6 Sep, 11 Oct
2019: 16 May, 20 Jun, 2 Aug, 5 Sep, 3 Oct
Tibet cultural tours

Tibet cultural tours

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

Cambodia six day tour

A comfortable introduction to Cambodia
From US $1,050 to US $1,475 6 days ex flights
Small group travel: Departs 1-4 Tuesdays a month, throughout the year
Up to US $270 off. Late availability on these dates: 04 Dec, 11 Dec, 15 Dec, 18 Dec, 23 Dec, 25 Dec, 26 Dec, 06 Jan, 08 Jan, 15 Jan, 22 Jan, 29 Jan, 05 Feb, 19 Feb, 24 Feb, 26 Feb
Malaysia Tour

Malaysia Tour

Ethnically and culturally rich, scenic Malaysia awaits
From US $1,696 to US $1,995 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 24 Mar, 7 Apr, 5 May, 26 May, 30 Jun, 7 Jul, 21 Jul, 4 Aug, 18 Aug, 15 Sep
2019: 23 Mar, 13 Apr, 20 Apr, 4 May, 25 May, 29 Jun, 6 Jul, 20 Jul, 3 Aug, 17 Aug, 14 Sep
Vietnam to Thailand, small group vacation

Vietnam to Thailand, small group vacation

A fascinating journey through Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand
From US $803 to US $1,100 9 days ex flights
Small group travel: Several departures a week throughout the year
Up to US $150 off. Late availability on these dates: 28 Nov, 29 Nov, 01 Dec, 02 Dec, 03 Dec, 05 Dec, 06 Dec, 10 Dec, 12 Dec, 13 Dec, 15 Dec, 17 Dec, 20 Dec, 22 Dec, 23 Dec, 25 Dec, 26 Dec, 27 Dec, 28 Dec, 29 Dec, 30 Dec, 31 Dec, 01 Jan, 02 Jan, 03 Jan, 04 Jan, 05 Jan,...
Hiking tours to Japan

Hiking tours to Japan

Explore the backroads of Japan
From US $4,290 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 11 Mar, 25 Mar, 11 May, 4 Jun, 16 Sep, 30 Sep, 4 Nov, 11 Nov
China and Japan vacation, Beijing to Tokyo

China and Japan vacation, Beijing to Tokyo

Incredible journey showcasing the best of two ancient cultures
From US $4,999 to US $5,399 18 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 4 Mar, 11 Mar, 18 Mar, 1 Apr, 4 Apr, 15 Apr, 29 Apr, 6 May, 13 May, 27 May, 3 Jun, 10 Jun, 17 Jun, 24 Jun, 22 Jul, 29 Jul, 12 Aug, 26 Aug, 2 Sep, 16 Sep, 7 Oct, 14 Oct, 17 Oct, 21 Oct, 28 Oct, 11 Nov, 18 Nov
2019: 11 Jan, 22 Feb, 1 Mar, 15 Mar, 22 Mar, 29 Mar, 5 Apr, 12 Apr, 19 Apr, 26 Apr, 3 May, 10 May, 17 May, 24 May, 7 Jun, 14 Jun, 21 Jun, 28 Jun, 5 Jul, 12 Jul, 17 Jul, 19 Jul, 26 Jul, 2 Aug, 9 Aug, 23 Aug ...
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 $1,395 9 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 23 Dec
2018: 10 Feb, 17 Feb, 17 Mar, 24 Mar, 31 Mar, 7 Apr, 21 Apr, 28 Apr, 5 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 these dates: 10 Feb, 17 Feb
Bolivia and Peru tour

Bolivia and Peru tour

Explore the Amazon Andes and Inca trail
From US $4,004 to US $5,085 25 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 11 Dec, 28 Dec
2018: 18 Jan, 29 Jan, 19 Feb, 29 Mar, 12 Apr, 19 Apr, 26 Apr, 3 May, 5 May, 10 May, 17 May, 31 May, 7 Jun, 14 Jun, 21 Jun, 28 Jun, 5 Jul, 12 Jul, 19 Jul, 2 Aug, 9 Aug, 23 Aug, 30 Aug, 6 Sep, 13 Sep, 15 Sep, 20 Sep, 27 Sep, 4 Oct, 11 Oct, 29 Oct, 8 Nov, 15 Nov, 29 Nov, 6 Dec, 13 Dec, 20 Dec, 27 Dec
2019: 10 Jan, 4 Feb, 7 Mar, 14 Mar, 21 Mar, 28 Mar, 4 Apr, 11 Apr, 18 Apr, 25 Apr, 2 May, 4 May ...
Up to US $450 off. Late availability on these dates: 11 Dec, 28 Dec, 18 Jan, 29 Jan, 19 Feb
Bhutan small group tours

Bhutan small group tours

Bhutan small group cultural tour
From US $4,530 12 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 18 Sep
Amalfi Coast and Bay of Naples vacations

Amalfi Coast and Bay of Naples vacations

One of Europe's most dramatic stretches of coastline
From US $1,395 to US $1,625 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 28 Apr, 12 May, 9 Jun, 30 Jun, 14 Jul, 18 Aug, 8 Sep, 22 Sep, 13 Oct, 27 Oct
2019: 27 Apr, 11 May, 8 Jun, 22 Jun, 13 Jul, 17 Aug, 7 Sep, 21 Sep, 12 Oct
Cultural vacation to Bhutan

Cultural vacation to Bhutan

Experience Bhutanese culture & festivals
From US $3,890 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 30 Jan, 5 Mar, 19 Mar, 2 Apr, 16 Apr, 24 Sep, 2 Oct, 17 Oct, 22 Oct, 27 Oct, 5 Nov, 19 Nov
Japan vacation, ancient and modern

Japan vacation, ancient and modern

Explore the attractions of this vibrant nation
From US $5,735 to US $5,965 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 16 Mar, 21 Mar, 23 Mar, 30 Mar, 4 Apr, 6 Apr, 11 Apr, 13 Apr, 20 Apr, 11 May, 18 May, 21 Sep, 28 Sep, 5 Oct, 12 Oct, 19 Oct, 26 Oct, 9 Nov
2019: 15 Mar, 20 Mar, 22 Mar, 29 Mar, 3 Apr, 5 Apr, 10 Apr, 12 Apr, 19 Apr, 10 May, 17 May, 20 Sep, 27 Sep, 4 Oct, 11 Oct, 18 Oct, 25 Oct, 8 Nov
Cambodia small group tour, a food adventure

Cambodia small group tour, a food adventure

Discover Cambodia's unique, ancient and exotic food culture
From US $1,088 to US $1,550 9 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 30 Nov, 21 Dec, 28 Dec
2018: 18 Jan, 8 Mar, 29 Mar, 19 Apr, 10 May, 24 May, 7 Jun, 5 Jul, 26 Jul, 30 Aug, 13 Sep, 27 Sep, 11 Oct, 18 Oct, 1 Nov, 15 Nov, 22 Nov, 6 Dec, 20 Dec, 27 Dec
2019: 3 Jan, 17 Jan, 24 Jan, 31 Jan, 14 Feb, 7 Mar, 28 Mar, 18 Apr, 9 May, 23 May, 6 Jun, 4 Jul, 25 Jul, 1 Aug, 12 Sep, 26 Sep, 10 Oct, 17 Oct, 31 Oct, 14 Nov, 21 Nov, 5 Dec, 19 Dec, 26 Dec
Up to US $140 off. Late availability on these dates: 30 Nov, 21 Dec, 28 Dec, 18 Jan
Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh vacation in Vietnam

Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh vacation in Vietnam

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

China vacation and Yangtze river cruise

A comprehensive China itinerary covering its length and breadth
From US $3,405 to US $3,535 19 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 30 Mar, 6 Apr, 20 Apr, 4 May, 25 May, 27 Jul, 10 Aug, 24 Aug, 31 Aug, 7 Sep, 21 Sep, 5 Oct, 12 Oct, 19 Oct
2019: 29 Mar, 5 Apr, 19 Apr, 3 May, 24 May, 26 Jul, 9 Aug, 23 Aug, 30 Aug, 6 Sep, 20 Sep, 4 Oct, 18 Oct
Burma photography vacation

Burma photography vacation

13 day Myanmar (Burma) photo tour with a pro photographer
From £2,995 13 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 18 Feb, 28 Oct
Burma photography tours

Burma photography tours

Photography tour of Burma:
From US $4,100 13 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 24 Nov
2018: 24 Nov
Golden Triangle small group vacation, India

Golden Triangle small group vacation, India

India's 3 most popular destinations, Delhi, Agra & Jaipur
From US $693 to US $950 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 14 Dec, 17 Dec, 18 Dec, 19 Dec, 21 Dec, 23 Dec, 24 Dec, 25 Dec, 27 Dec, 28 Dec, 30 Dec, 31 Dec
2018: 1 Jan, 4 Jan, 8 Jan, 15 Jan, 18 Jan, 22 Jan, 25 Jan, 29 Jan, 1 Feb, 6 Feb, 8 Feb, 12 Feb, 15 Feb, 19 Feb, 22 Feb, 26 Feb, 27 Feb, 1 Mar, 5 Mar, 6 Mar, 12 Mar, 13 Mar, 15 Mar, 20 Mar, 22 Mar, 25 Mar, 26 Mar, 27 Mar, 29 Mar, 2 Apr, 3 Apr, 9 Apr, 12 Apr, 17 Apr, 23 Apr, 26 Apr, 30 Apr, 3 May, 7 May, 8 May, 14 May, 21 May ...
Up to US $130 off. Late availability on these dates: 14 Dec, 17 Dec, 18 Dec, 19 Dec, 21 Dec, 23 Dec, 24 Dec, 25 Dec, 04 Jan, 08 Jan, 15 Jan, 18 Jan, 25 Jan, 29 Jan, 01 Feb, 06 Feb, 08 Feb, 12 Feb, 15 Feb, 19 Feb, 22 Feb, 27 Feb, 01 Mar
Northern Thailand and hill tribes tour

Northern Thailand and hill tribes tour

From gleaming highrises to the remote Thailand's hills
From US $496 to US $640 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: Regular multi departures a week, normally at least once a week on a Saturday
Japan cultural small group holiday

Japan cultural small group holiday

A journey along the ancient Tokaido highway
From £1,975 to £2,075 10 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 10 Mar, 26 May, 16 Jun, 28 Jul, 17 Aug, 25 Aug, 2 Sep, 29 Sep, 27 Oct, 4 Nov, 10 Nov
Japan small group vacation, Japan unmasked

Japan small group vacation, Japan unmasked

Whistlestop Japan highlights with an expert tour leader
From £2,475 to £2,675 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 19 Feb, 5 Mar, 30 Apr, 14 May, 28 May, 11 Jun, 2 Jul, 26 Jul, 20 Aug, 3 Sep, 21 Sep, 1 Oct, 10 Oct, 15 Oct, 29 Oct, 12 Nov, 26 Nov
Japan small group vacation by bullet train

Japan small group vacation by bullet train

Japan's must-see cities and beautiful, rural countryside
From £3,495 to £3,775 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 19 May, 2 Jun, 14 Jul, 25 Aug, 15 Sep, 29 Sep, 6 Oct, 13 Oct
Burma cultural vacation

Burma cultural vacation

Discover a side of Burma hidden beyond the tourist trail
From £1,899 to £1,999 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 9 Dec
2018: 13 Jan, 3 Feb, 31 Mar, 13 Apr, 8 Aug, 27 Oct, 17 Nov, 8 Dec
2019: 12 Jan, 2 Feb, 16 Mar, 13 Apr, 26 Oct, 16 Nov, 7 Dec
Archaeology vacation in Greece

Archaeology vacation in Greece

A small-group archaeology tour of Greece
From €1,150 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 24 Mar, 31 Mar, 7 Apr, 14 Apr, 21 Apr, 28 Apr, 5 May, 12 May, 19 May, 26 May, 2 Jun, 9 Jun, 16 Jun, 23 Jun, 30 Jun, 7 Jul, 14 Jul, 21 Jul, 28 Jul, 4 Aug, 11 Aug, 18 Aug, 25 Aug, 1 Sep, 8 Sep, 15 Sep, 22 Sep, 29 Sep, 6 Oct, 13 Oct, 20 Oct, 27 Oct
Ethiopia cultural vacations

Ethiopia cultural vacations

Discover the historic wonders of Ethiopia
From £2,799 to £2,899 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 7 Jan, 8 Apr, 14 Oct
2019: 7 Jan, 15 Apr, 13 Oct
North India cultural tour

North India cultural tour

An adventure to one of the planet's exotic destinations
From US $1,056 to US $1,480 22 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 8 Dec, 13 Dec, 15 Dec, 20 Dec, 22 Dec, 27 Dec, 29 Dec, 31 Dec
2018: 5 Jan, 10 Jan, 12 Jan, 19 Jan, 26 Jan, 2 Feb, 9 Feb, 14 Feb, 16 Feb, 23 Feb, 2 Mar, 9 Mar, 16 Mar, 21 Mar, 23 Mar, 30 Mar, 6 Apr, 13 Apr, 4 May, 11 May, 18 May, 1 Jun, 15 Jun, 6 Jul, 13 Jul, 20 Jul, 27 Jul, 10 Aug, 17 Aug, 24 Aug, 31 Aug, 7 Sep, 14 Sep, 19 Sep, 21 Sep, 28 Sep, 5 Oct, 10 Oct, 12 Oct, 17 Oct, 19 Oct, 24 Oct, 26 Oct, 2 Nov, 7 Nov ...
Up to US $260 off. Late availability on these dates: 08 Dec, 13 Dec, 15 Dec, 20 Dec, 22 Dec, 27 Dec, 29 Dec, 31 Dec, 05 Jan, 10 Jan, 12 Jan, 19 Jan, 26 Jan, 02 Feb, 09 Feb, 14 Feb, 16 Feb, 23 Feb, 02 Mar
Romania adventure vacation

Romania adventure vacation

An amazing tour exploring medieval Europe and Transylvania
From £1,849 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 3 Jun, 9 Sep
2019: 2 Jun, 8 Sep
Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh vacation in Vietnam
From
US $1,012
excluding flights
The most memorable was Ha long bay and spending the night on the boat. The cave at the bay was also phenomenal. (more)Deborah Englehart
Climbing Mount Kinabalu was exhausting but amazing! Traveling through the Vietnamese countryside on the back of a motorbike. Watching the sun rise over Angkor Wat. (more)Sarah Algate
The most memorable moments were the Halong Bay Cruise, cycling trip in Hoi An, motorbike ride in Hue and the overnight train from Hanoi to Hue. Perfect vacation. (more)A.T
Cambodia small group tour, a food adventure
From
US $1,088
excluding flights
Memorable parts? There were so many! The walks through food stalls, the cooking lessons, the impromptu stops of the bus to get more street food and going to a BBQ with locals at Siem Reap. Tips? Its a jam packed itinerary so if you need lots of downtime, it's probably not for you. Local benefits? Yes Overall rating? It was really great. The only recommendation I'd have is to add in an Angkor beer tour in PP. (more)Lauren Supplee
Balkan adventure vacation
From
US $994
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
China vacation and Yangtze river cruise
From
US $3,405
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
Mekong Adventure in Laos & Cambodia
From
US $2,500
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Every day was something different, we walked through jungle; rode elephants; explored caves and sailed in wooden boats, sometimes we used a wooden plank, sometimes we were knee deep in the river! We saw amazing temples and wooden huts that the locals lived in, we saw how people lived and how they dried peppers in their satellite dishes! There were sad parts too, understanding the legacy of the Vietnam war, unexploded bombs everywhere and maimed people. However, the people... (more)Colin Smith
Cambodia cycling vacations
From
£1,150
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Riding the crazy streets of Phnom Penh on the first day, like you're in a computer game. Eating a power bar on a river bed after a two-hour push through mud. Seeing a small girl rowing a bath tub in a floating village on the Tonlé Sap. Beef loc lac. Fish amok. A chorus of hellos from children in every village. Hoem, the support van driver's laugh. Angkor Thom with no one there. Twin massage in Siem Reap. Water buffalo. Macaques. Iced coffee with condensed milk. The ice-cream... (more)Louise Brealey
Romania adventure vacation
From
£1,849
excluding flights
Excellent...there were too many highlights for us to single out any one experience as the most memorable. Every day was memorable and for all the right reasons. (more)Gerald Sherry
Successful (more)Marcia Westreich
One of the most memorable things was the beautiful Carpathian countryside and the people working in the fields as of yesteryear. The haymaking and haystacks were fascinating and we all fell in love with rural Romania. (more)Joan Houston
Ecuador adventure vacation
From
US $1,125
excluding flights
I loved Ecuador. The scenery is very memorable green and lush. (more)Tiana Pastor
The homestays were amazing, being able to interact with the families and learn about their lifestyles was wonderful. (more)Vicki Carmichael
Excellent itinerary....Benefitted local people - especially in two home stays (more)Dot Lemon
North India cultural tour
From
US $1,056
excluding flights
The most memorable was Ranthambore where we saw a tiger and a leopard as well as a host of deer and birds. (more)Catherine Hogan
Book it! A fantastic taster of a small section of Northern India. (more)Sara Kirkham
Challenging, life affirming, and I now have the desire to go on more. (more)Alan Zenthon
Delhi to Goa overland tour
From
US $1,160
excluding flights
The most memorable moment was when we went to our CEO's house and celebrated Diwali with his family. It was an amazing experience! (more)Karen Tan
Seeing was believing when it came to the Taj Mahal, not many places live up to be better than you anticipate as this place did. My wife and I have done some traveling, but this has to be the most impressive building we have ever witnessed. (more)Jonathan Kenyon
Transylvania vacation, Dracula tours in Romania
From
€999
excluding flights
Sighisoara and Sibiu was the highlight. (more)Margaret Garman
Hard to choose! Romania has beautiful scenery, a very interesting history and some of the friendliest people I've ever come across. As a history fan, climbing the 1480 stairs to Poenari Castle (Vlad the Impaler's actual castle) was the highlight. (more)Rebecca Sweeney
We visited beautiful churches and palaces. the scenery was spectacular and the locals were wonderful, friendly and honest. (more)Neil Liversidge
Mexico small group vacation, a food adventure
From
US $1,526
excluding flights
Going to local markets and learning and tasting about different foods was the highlights. 11/10 had a fantastic time with great people who were all traveling alone. (more)Ian Robertson
I liked having the focus on food--we tried so many different things, all delicious. (more)Nancy McCormick
Burma photography vacation
From
£2,995
including domestic flights only
Difficult to know where to begin. The whole tour was brilliant. The most memorable must be sunrise over the stupas at Bagan. (more)Alistair Cowan
The serenity of watching the sunrise over the plains of Bagan. Myanmar is a truly beautiful place with delightful people. (more)Fiona Lalloo
The arrival in Yangon - the excitement of the future was the most memorable. (more)Christopher Reeves
Tibet cultural tours
From
£1,095
excluding flights
Spending my birthday at the Everest base camp. The weather was perfect, clear blue skies and brilliant sunshine. The Himalayas were stunning. The entire tour was amazing. The itinerary was great. This was a vacation full of magical moments and memories that I will keep for ever. (more)Ann Williams
The highlight was hitting a one in ten weather window for a perfect Everest view...... (more)Ian Hunt
The most memorable part of the vacation was walking around Barkhor Square in Lhasa seeing people on pilgrimage from various regions of Tibet. The people were very friendly and even came to shake our hands and say hello. The vacation was absolutely fantastic. The Tibetan landscape is stunning and the monasteries and temples are fascinating. (more)Philippa Cawthorne
Bhutan vacations, cultural tours
From
£1,275
excluding flights
Bhutan was amazing. We loved the culture, the slow pace and Tigers Nest was the highlight, we loved the hotels, the food and the tour was superb. Our agent in Kathmandu, and our tour operator was excellent. (more)Alan Levy
Tiger's Nest Monastery .. it was the place I was most looking forward to visiting, and was every bit as good as I hoped. However, all of Bhutan was magical .. it's a such a remarkable, pristine country, comparatively untouched by mass tourism. From the moment of landing in Paro valley (it felt like the wings of the plane almost clipped the mountains!) it was an amazing experience. (more)Julia Sahin
Flying into Bhutan over the Himalayas and then the sharp right to get down into the narrow valley to line up with the runway. Exciting, definitely! I loved the greenery, the steep valleys and sometimes roaring rivers. (more)Basia Filzek
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
Japan cultural small group holiday
From
£1,975
excluding flights
The entire trip was so awesome. Lots of exciting things to taste, see and experience. Great way to meet people who enjoy traveling as much as I do. Fantastic trip. (more)Anuschka Veckranges
Really enjoyed the variety of visiting different regions of Japan e.g. busy Tokyo, tranquil Hakone, beautiful Kyoto and Nara and Kamakura. (more)Eva Jolly
Japan small group vacation, Japan unmasked
From
£2,475
excluding flights
The loveliness of Nagano was a surprise (the zen temple ceremony really special) Takayama (the city as a whole and a wonderful restaurant we found Kyoya), Masamoto castle, and the okonomiyaki meal in Hiroshima. (more)Helen Weingarten
All of it was fantastic. An amazing experience, made possible by an awesome tour leader. (more)Colin Catt
The highlights for me personally were a visit to the D.T. Suzuki Museum in Kanazawa and the visit to the O Torii Gate on the island of Itsukushima, where deer roam freely. The whole two weeks were a whirlwind of amazing sights, sounds and experiences. (more)Linda Marlow
Japan small group vacation by bullet train
From
£3,495
excluding flights
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
We particularly liked Takayama. We had the experience of staying in Ryokan and were fully exposed to Japanese breakfasts...Very good itinary, Good logistics. (more)Geoff Wright
Burma photography tour
From
£3,400
including UK flights
Difficult to choose.. but Sunrise looking over the ruins of Bagan watching many hot air balloons appear over the horizon was probably the most memorable. I would describe the vacation as a photographic adventure taking in many of the sights of Mayanmar! The accommodation was good standard and trip matched my expectations. (more)Elspeth Robertson
The most memorable was the size and variety of this fabulous country and the warmth of the people plus the food! All great making Myanmar very special. (more)Linda Bailey
The most memorable moment of the trip was the balloon flight over Bagan! (more)David Tiley
Turkey small group tour
From
£899
excluding flights
Local people definitely benefited from the tourism both on our trip and from the many others, obviously on the same circuit as us. Our guide, Perihan Asan, was very informative and lively and made the vacation so enjoyable. (more)Lesley McManus
I loved the balloon ride over Capodocchia, and found Galipoli very moving. I thought it ticked all the boxes as they say. (more)Gillian Willcocks
Cappadocia and balloon flight were the most memorable parts of the vacation (more)Judith and Alan Hepburn
Burma cultural vacation
From
£1,899
excluding flights
I've fallen in love with this country, didn't want to leave, enjoyed every minute, will defiantly go back one day. (more)Andy Rowlands
All the guides we had were Myanmar people, trained in the country and speaking good English. They were keen for us to see that the country has a chance for positive development and were happy to discuss social and economic prospects. (more)Phil Raybould
I loved it, the Myanmar people are very friendly and helpful. I will definitely go back. (more)Mark Meyrick
Arequipa to Machu Picchu Peru tour
From
£3,180
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Condors. Mountains; Machu Picchu; Alpacas; La Paz; Titicaca; .... Tips? Make sure you have plenty of camera capacity. Be prepared for good food and hot nights. Local benefits? Yes , especially in the jungle section. Overall rating? Very good variety, pace and comfort (more)Roger Loveys
Small group holiday to Burma
From
US $2,800
excluding flights
The most memorable was the large number of pagodas in Bagan, the difference between Myanmar pagodas and this in Thailand, Laos. The shear beauty of Inle lake. The variety of food in the different regions. The friendliness of the people. (more)Kevin Hewison
The 2 days of trekking to remote villages in the Kengtung area (Kengtung extension) was the most memorable. (more)Jane Laboa
Bagan and Lake Inle was the most memorable. (more)Roger Creswell
Romania vacation, the Beauty of Yesterday
From
£1,195
excluding flights
There are many to choose from, but Biertan and Viscri stand out for their beauty and country setting. We had a great time. The accommodation was good, the people were friendly and the museum village and Ethnographic museums were wonderful. (more)Rob Moody
The most memorable was the painted monasteries, fortified churches, peasant/rural lifestyle all brilliantly presented by our guide Alexandra. Also the steam train. (more)Ann Lindsay
The rich history and culture, the variety of landscapes, the natural beauty and the glorious food. (more)Heather Rushton
Ethiopia cultural vacations
From
£2,799
excluding flights
Great if you are interested in culture, history and religion (more)Hannah Murray
Although the Churches, Museums and Palaces were stunning and memorable the aspect that made the most impact was meeting people in different parts of Ethiopia and gaining some understanding of how they live. (more)Lauren Kaswell
Go with an open mind and you will have many wonderful surprises (more)Margarita Lytle
Silk Road vacations, Central Asia
From
£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
Small group vacations to Madagascar
From
£2,595
excluding flights
A wonderful and varied country with so many highlights, but the best must be the grand tsingy and of course all those lemurs! That said all of the parks/scenery/coast and walks were hugely enjoyable. (more)Ross Hamilton
The most memorable moments were Tsingy, whale wtching, seeing lemurs and chameleons (more)Matthew Edwards
So many highlights. It was wonderful to see such a variety of lemurs, chameleons and other wildlife (including a fossa!)... It may have been the best trip of my life. (more)Lorena Sutherland
Genghis Khan warrior training in Mongolia
From
US $4,275
excluding flights
Memorable parts? The whole trip was very memorable, horse riding, local, landscape, culture everything was amazing Tips? just be ready to let yourself go and enjoy being in a very different authentic existence for a while Local benefits? The locals were key to the whole trip and were very happy to be sharing their culture Overall rating? absolutely amazing experience (more)Dave Redfern
Photography vacation in Andalucia, Spain
From
£575
excluding flights
Torrox is a lovely village which really gives you the sense of being in 'real' Spain. Being taken to various locations, offered photography tuition and advice in a relaxed atmosphere is a fantastic way to spend a week - a great balance of focussing on a hobby while also being looked after on vacation. (more)Chris Pitt
I would definitely recommend it ! (more)M.C
Seeing real Spain and the wonderful hill top villages with great people was the highlight. (more)Gary Franklin
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