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Cape Town to Victoria Falls small group lodge tour

Cape Town to Victoria Falls small group lodge tour

Classic route lodge safari to Namibia, Botswana & Zimbabwe
From US $3,565 21 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 5 Jul, 19 Jul, 26 Jul, 2 Aug, 9 Aug, 23 Aug, 6 Sep, 13 Sep, 20 Sep, 11 Oct, 25 Oct, 1 Nov, 8 Nov, 29 Nov, 13 Dec, 20 Dec, 27 Dec
2018: 3 Jan, 10 Jan, 17 Jan
New Zealand small group tour, 18 days

New Zealand small group tour, 18 days

Kakariki 18 Day Small Group Tour of New Zealand
From NZ $8,990 to NZ $11,190 18 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 11 Oct, 1 Nov, 8 Nov, 15 Nov, 22 Nov, 29 Nov, 6 Dec, 13 Dec
2018: 3 Jan, 10 Jan, 17 Jan, 24 Jan, 31 Jan, 3 Feb, 7 Feb, 14 Feb, 21 Feb, 28 Feb, 7 Mar, 14 Mar, 21 Mar, 28 Mar, 4 Apr, 11 Apr
Book on our 14, 18 or 19 day New Zealand tours departing in December 2017 or April 2018 and we'll throw in a free $250 activity credit, per person. Take your pick from any of the optional activities on our trip.
Small group tours to Chile

Small group tours to Chile

From tip to toe - desert to glaciers - travel Chile
From £3,498 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 21 Oct, 4 Nov, 18 Nov, 16 Dec
South America vacation, small group tour

South America vacation, small group tour

Epic Journey across South America from Atlantic to Pacific
From £3,978 21 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 9 Aug, 13 Sep, 11 Oct, 8 Nov, 13 Dec
Patagonia luxury adventure vacation

Patagonia luxury adventure vacation

Luxury hotels and adventure in Patagonia
From US $3,644 to US $3,883 11 days ex flights
Small group travel: Daily departures 01 October to 25 April.
Botswana wild parks small group lodge safari

Botswana wild parks small group lodge safari

Botswana affordable lodge safari Okavango, Moremi, Chobe
From US $2,675 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 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, 5 Nov, 12 Nov, 19 Nov, 26 Nov, 3 Dec, 10 Dec, 17 Dec, 24 Dec, 31 Dec
New Zealand 23 day small group tour

New Zealand 23 day small group tour

23 day small group tour of New Zealand
From NZ $10,990 23 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 11 Oct, 1 Nov, 8 Nov, 15 Nov, 22 Nov, 29 Nov, 6 Dec, 13 Dec
2018: 3 Jan, 10 Jan, 17 Jan, 24 Jan, 31 Jan, 3 Feb, 7 Feb, 10 Feb, 14 Feb, 21 Feb, 28 Feb, 7 Mar, 14 Mar, 21 Mar, 28 Mar, 4 Apr, 11 Apr
Book on our 23 day Kakapo tour departing in December 2017 or April 2018 and we'll throw in a free $500 activity credit, per person. Take your pick from any of the optional activities on our trip.
South Africa and Swaziland safari

South Africa and Swaziland safari

Lodge safari all encompassing South Africa & Swaziland
From US $2,105 17 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 1 Jul, 8 Jul, 15 Jul, 22 Jul, 29 Jul, 5 Aug, 19 Aug, 26 Aug, 2 Sep, 16 Sep, 23 Sep, 30 Sep, 7 Oct, 14 Oct, 21 Oct, 4 Nov, 11 Nov, 25 Nov, 2 Dec, 9 Dec, 23 Dec, 30 Dec
Western Cuba small group tour

Western Cuba small group tour

Discover the highlights of western Cuba in style
From £1,998 to £2,298 12 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 3 Aug, 28 Sep, 9 Nov, 21 Dec
Belize and Guatemala adventure vacation

Belize and Guatemala adventure vacation

Explore the highlights of Central America
From £2,458 12 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 3 Aug, 19 Oct, 30 Nov
Silk Road vacations, Central Asia

Silk Road vacations, Central Asia

Journey along the Old Silk Road
From £3,695 to £3,795 23 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 29 Jul, 2 Sep
2018: 28 Jul, 1 Sep
Georgia cultural vacation, Georgia Explorer

Georgia cultural vacation, Georgia Explorer

Trek amongst Georgia's untouched villages and mountains
From £1,995 to £2,035 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 17 Sep
2018: 17 Jun, 16 Sep
Kyrgyzstan vacation, small group

Kyrgyzstan vacation, small group

Explore Kyrgyzstan's striking alpine landscapes and lakes
From £1,745 to £1,895 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 20 Aug
2018: 22 Jul, 19 Aug
Georgia, Azerbaijan and Armenia vacation

Georgia, Azerbaijan and Armenia vacation

A scenic journey through Azerbaijan, Georgia and Armenia
From £2,795 to £2,850 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 2 Jul, 29 Jul, 13 Aug, 20 Aug
2018: 19 May, 1 Jul, 28 Jul, 19 Aug
Vacation to Namibia

Vacation to Namibia

Discover 'The Big 5' in a stunningly diverse landscape
From £2,895 to £2,995 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 5 Nov, 23 Dec
2018: 8 Apr, 1 Jul, 4 Nov
Rajasthan holiday, Christmas time

Rajasthan holiday, Christmas time

A relaxing trip to Rajasthan with mixed activities
From £2,395 to £2,645 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 20 Dec
2018: 22 Dec
Romania hiking vacation, 'Along the Enchanted Way' tour

Romania hiking vacation, 'Along the Enchanted Way' tour

Explore the stunning scenery of remote Romania
From £1,795 to £1,845 10 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 25 Aug
2018: 25 May, 24 Aug
Patagonia highlights vacation

Patagonia highlights vacation

Patagonia - both Chile and Argentina
From £3,298 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 21 Oct, 4 Nov, 18 Nov, 16 Dec
Gujarat vacation and the Rann of Kutch, India

Gujarat vacation and the Rann of Kutch, India

A fascinating mix of local village culture and wild landscapes
From £2,225 to £2,295 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 28 Oct, 20 Dec
2018: 13 Jan, 17 Feb, 13 Oct, 17 Nov, 22 Dec
Georgia cultural vacation

Georgia cultural vacation

Fascinating cultural tour of Georgia
From £1,425 to £1,495 9 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 12 Aug
2018: 9 Jun
Bolivia tour

Bolivia tour

Discover Bolivia's history, culture and stunning landscapes
From £3,495 to £4,495 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 19 Nov
2018: 18 Mar, 18 Nov
Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania small group tour

Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania small group tour

Explore the Baltic States of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.
From £1,899 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 5 Aug, 23 Sep
2018: 12 May, 15 Jun, 22 Sep
£100 per person discount for September group tour
New Zealand 19 day small group tour

New Zealand 19 day small group tour

Kaka 19 Day Small Group Tour of New Zealand
From NZ $9,190 19 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 15 Oct, 5 Nov, 12 Nov, 19 Nov, 26 Nov, 3 Dec, 10 Dec, 17 Dec
2018: 7 Jan, 14 Jan, 18 Jan, 21 Jan, 25 Jan, 28 Jan, 4 Feb, 7 Feb, 11 Feb, 14 Feb, 18 Feb, 25 Feb, 4 Mar, 11 Mar, 18 Mar, 25 Mar, 1 Apr, 8 Apr, 15 Apr
Book on our 14, 18 or 19 day New Zealand tours departing in December 2017 or April 2018 and we'll throw in a free $250 activity credit, per person. Take your pick from any of the optional activities on our trip.
New Zealand 14 day small group tour

New Zealand 14 day small group tour

Kiwi 14 Day Small Group Tour of New Zealand
From NZ $7,490 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 10 Jul, 7 Aug, 4 Sep, 15 Oct, 5 Nov, 12 Nov, 19 Nov, 26 Nov, 3 Dec, 10 Dec, 17 Dec
2018: 7 Jan, 14 Jan, 18 Jan, 21 Jan, 25 Jan, 28 Jan, 4 Feb, 7 Feb, 11 Feb, 14 Feb, 18 Feb, 25 Feb, 4 Mar, 11 Mar, 18 Mar, 25 Mar, 1 Apr, 8 Apr, 15 Apr, 7 May, 4 Jun, 9 Jul, 6 Aug, 3 Sep
Book on our 14, 18 or 19 day New Zealand tours departing in December 2017 or April 2018 and we'll throw in a free $250 activity credit, per person. Take your pick from any of the optional activities on our trip.
New Zealand 9 day South Island tour

New Zealand 9 day South Island tour

Kea 9 Day Small Group Tour of New Zealand South Island
From NZ $4,290 9 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 25 Oct, 15 Nov, 22 Nov, 29 Nov, 6 Dec, 13 Dec, 20 Dec, 27 Dec
2018: 17 Jan, 24 Jan, 28 Jan, 31 Jan, 4 Feb, 7 Feb, 14 Feb, 17 Feb, 21 Feb, 24 Feb, 28 Feb, 7 Mar, 14 Mar, 21 Mar, 28 Mar, 4 Apr, 11 Apr, 18 Apr, 25 Apr
New Zealand North Island tour, 4 days

New Zealand North Island tour, 4 days

Kotare 4 Day Small Group Tour of New Zealand North Island
From NZ $2,190 to NZ $2,690 4 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 11 Oct, 1 Nov, 8 Nov, 15 Nov, 22 Nov, 29 Nov, 6 Dec, 13 Dec
2018: 3 Jan, 10 Jan, 17 Jan, 24 Jan, 31 Jan, 3 Feb, 7 Feb, 10 Feb, 14 Feb, 21 Feb, 28 Feb, 7 Mar, 14 Mar, 21 Mar, 28 Mar, 4 Apr, 11 Apr
7 day luxury Kruger safari vacation

7 day luxury Kruger safari vacation

Deluxe game lodge safari in Thornybush and Sabi Sands
From £2,350 to £2,450 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 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, 5 Nov, 12 Nov, 19 Nov, 26 Nov, 3 Dec
Colombia adventure vacation, viva Colombia

Colombia adventure vacation, viva Colombia

Experience nature & culture on this fantastic adventure
From £2,895 to £3,495 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 3 Sep, 28 Dec
2018: 22 Apr, 2 Sep
Central India vacation, tigers and jungles

Central India vacation, tigers and jungles

12 day adventure of Tigers & Jungles in Central India
From £2,950 to £3,325 12 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 17 Oct
2018: 6 Mar, 16 Oct
Margaret River walking tour in Australia

Margaret River walking tour in Australia

Walk into luxury in Australia's Margaret River region
From AU $1,990 to AU $2,290 4 days ex flights
Small group travel: This trip departs every Friday
Cape Town to Victoria Falls small group lodge tour
From
US $3,565
excluding flights
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
The most memorable part was driving with Makoros (traditional wood boot) to our wild camping in the Okavango Delta observed by hippos. (more)Sigrid Pach
Silk Road vacations, Central Asia
From
£3,695
including domestic flights only
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
The most memroabel part of the vacation was the yurt stay in Son Kul and Tash Rabat and Samarkand. (more)Karen O'Driscoll
Georgia cultural vacation
From
£1,425
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Almost everything we saw in Georgia was memorable and exciting! Tips? Ladies, take a skirt for the churches and monasteries. Local benefits? We certainly managed to visit individuals in their homes and bring a little benefit,and this was always very interesting. I'd like to be able to w a l k to a restaurant where possible. Overall rating? Excellent! (more)Anna Cooper
Bolivia tour
From
£3,495
excluding flights
Fabulous! First trip with this vacation provider, very impressed with their responsible attitude and we had an exceptional tour leader! (more)Koser Khaliq
The Salar de Uyuni was the most memorable part. Great... (more)Jill Toman
Burma cultural tour, Yangon and Mandalay
From
£3,250
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Coming across by chance a house warming and monk blessing in village house on an island near Bagan. We were invited into the upstairs room for the ceremony and then back to join them for the celebratory lunch afterwards. Tips? Look into the wide variety of options for sight seeing and experiences away from the main tourist route. It's all very safe; extremely interesting and the people are very welcoming. Local benefits? Yes I think so. We used local companies... (more)Jacqueline Scott
Iran vacation
From
£3,595
excluding flights
Memorable parts? The homestay was a real highlight. We were also invited to Asura events in Yazd, where we were made very welcome and got to experience the local events. Tips? Lots of people will look at you as if you are mad when you tell them that you are going on vacation to Iran and suggests that it is very dangerous. Ignore them. I have never been to a place where people are so pleased to meet tourists, particularly British ones. Local benefits? I think that this trip... (more)Lydia Watkinson
Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania small group tour
From
£1,899
excluding flights
Memorable parts? The beauty of the landscape, the nice and clean cities, the wonderful organization and fantastic guides. Tips? Do our programme. Visit small villages.Eat in local restaurants.Meet local people. Local benefits? Of course. It was very interesting the visit at a small and familiar factory of smoked fish. There we had a very very good meal. Overall rating? 5 stars I really recommend it. (more)Helena Melo
Swimming with wild dolphins in the Azores
From
£580
excluding flights
Amazing, met all my expectations and more. I intend to return and do it all again along with taking in more inland trips. The swims with dolphins being the priority though. (more)Margaret Sibcy
Amazing !! (more)Sam Hunt
Words cannot express the magic of swimming in amongst a pod of wild Bottlenose dolphins! Those moments will last a lifetime for me. (more)Freya Ryder
Ethiopia wildlife & walking vacation
From
£2,295
including domestic flights only
Walking in the Simien Mountains. I had seen pictures and had been telling my friends that I wasn't going to the desert but I was not prepared for the spectacular beauty of these mountains. (more)Catherine Potten
TEFSA trekking and Gheralta were the most memorable. (more)Sue Corby
The vacation was a great opportunity to discover so much more than a name associated to famine and war. From cultural awareness through visits of historical sites to walking in an astonishing nature, a great mix for a week's break from work! (more)Stephanie Van Vaerenbergh
South Africa and Swaziland safari
From
US $2,105
excluding flights
A totally amazing and uplifting experience. A lot of fun, a lot of new things learnt, a new appreciation of another country and it's culture, and new friends made. (more)Cathy McCall
We went to some utterly stunning places, purely magical. The tour leaders couldn't have been better- humorous, brimming with knowledge and stories, fantastic chefs...I could go on (more)Christina Stephenson
Cape Town is truly a wonder of the world and the beaches on the Wild Coast were spectacular...This was one of the best trips I have ever been on. (more)Patricia Ruble
Iran vacation, Persian Explorer
From
£2,695
excluding flights
Highlights are numerous: Shiraz's blue mosques with amazing mekhana, after which, it being New Years Eve, we had blue cocktails and a blue cake (thanks to our guide, Mark). (more)julia turkington
Learning about the culture was the most memorable part of the trip. (more)Anne Higgins
Western Cuba small group tour
From
£1,998
excluding flights
Great company, great food & drink, great music and dancing, great countryside (more)Peter Davies
Excellent and very memorable! (more)Mark Pitt
It was extremely varied always interesting. The tour guide was exemplary... The selected itinerary gave a varied look at central and west Cuba. I found it well paced and fascinating. Well done to the tour operator. (more)Anthony Haugh
Kenya safari, wildlife and culture
From
£2,950
excluding flights
Wonderfu! (more)Vladislav Charniavsky
Wonderful (more)Vladislav Charniavsky
Silk Road in China vacation
From
£3,250
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Finding a replica of a Tang Dynasty sancai glazed, funerary sculpture of a camel and rider, which I had first experienced as part of an exhibition of artefacts from the ancient Silk Route mounted by the British Library in 2004 in a shop in Jiayuguan at a price that I could afford. Even though the Mogao Grottos are becoming commercialised, being able to see the frescos that are available in the caves that are open to the public was a wonderful experience. Tips? Be... (more)Genie Gabel-Dunk
Silk Road tour, cities of the Silk Road
From
£2,795
including domestic flights only
Excellent. Our tour leader, Jude, was knowledgeable, unflappable and always encouraging and helpful. She really made the vacation. (more)Ann Rix
Seeing the Darvaza gas crater at night was the most memorable part. A good trip to an interesting part of the world. (more)Simon Emery
Kashmir small group vacation, India
From
£2,395
including domestic flights only
Memorable parts? The dramatic mountain scenery on the pass from Leh over to the Nubra valley. And the lakes at Srinagar. Tips? Be prepared for different temperatures and aware of the effect of the high altitude on your wellbeing. Local benefits? Yes with the tour's use of local guides, drivers etc and the responsible attitude to ensuring that no debris was left behind on any sites. Overall rating? This was a trip of a lifetime for me as I had wanted to visit this area... (more)Irene Nicoll
Kenya safari
From
US $2,785
excluding flights
The vacation was brilliant. The staff could not have been more helpful or knowledgeable; the locations and activities were clearly carefully selected so that the whole trip unfolded like a perfect rose. (more)Caroline Limbert
Another magical site would be on the first dawn game drive we did and managed to see a pride of lions basking in the morning light, a cheetah prowling the plains and then the elusive leopard lazing halfway up a tree! (more)Amelia Shepherd
The highlight was watching a cheetah and 2 cubs playing, chasing each other round and round a clump of trees. A classic safari sunset. (more)Susan Tyzack
Nile cruise vacation in Egypt
From
US $925
excluding flights
Memorable parts? The attention given to us by our leader Mohammed he made sure we did not miss anything Tips? This is not a relaxing vacation there are early starts and long days but well worth it the train journey is long and not smooth all the way Local benefits? Yes. Overall rating? 5 star apart from the train journey. Saw everything we wanted plus more. It was a fabulous vacation, Mohammed is so knowledgeable - he is a credit to your company. Well done! (more)Elaine Gay
Uzbekistan holiday, silk road and desert
From
£1,995
including domestic flights only
Memorable parts? Experiencing a rare storm in the desert on the journey to the shores of the Aral Sea. The tracks soon turned into raging streams, there was thunder and lightning and even hail. We had been prepared for dust but the 4X4 drivers quickly adapted to floods and mud so we had an exciting off road experience. Tips? The wild camping and spending a night in a yurt contrast well with sightseeing in the fabulous cities of Khiva, Bukhara and Samarkand. Be adaptable and enjoy... (more)Diana Rybinski
Walking vacation in the Caucasus, Georgia
From
£1,525
excluding flights
I enjoyed the vacation. I feel the company responded well and quickly to bad weather (more)Joanne Burke
Excellent...the scenery was the most memorable part of the vacation. (more)TESSA RAAFAT
India tour, rural India
From
£2,295
excluding flights
The most exciting part of the vacation was traveling on the overnight train and the many opportunities we had to meet local people and glimpse a little of what their lives are like. I must also add the bustle and colour of the camel fair and the friendliness of everyone we met. (more)Avril Vallance
Bhopal Singh is undoubtedly the best guide I have had on trips to India. He actually knows the history as well as the culture, habits, etc...Excellent. (more)Nancy Hayward
vacations to Thailand, Classical Thailand
From
US $2,195
excluding flights
Memorable parts? The cookery course at Cooking at Home. The railway and war cemetary at Kanchanaburi, elephant training centre. Time to "chill" Tips? Think about booking an extra night before/after the trip. The hotel in Bangkok is close to the markets of Banglampu and Thawet and the best shopping was in Bangkok. Be prepared for the heat/humidity. Up to 40 degrees in March. However this is a very leisurely trip and most of the accommodation was very comfortable so it was more than... (more)deborah lloyd
Botswana Great Wilderness journey
From
£8,060
excluding flights
I had lots of memorable moments - beautiful sunsets; incredible diversity of wildlife; seeing all of the animals that I hoped to, closer than I ever thought I would! Unforgettable! (more)Lucy Maclellan
As a Wildlife enthusiast and having visited over 100 countries, I generally don't make comparisons as all of my trips are excellent. The Company we used were excellent in their organisation and professional approach to my requirements and I would recommend to anyone. Overall I was highly satisfied with the trip. (more)Michele Grainger
Silk Road cultural vacation
From
£2,495
including domestic flights only
We were able to get a small sense of what the Silk Road merchants must have experienced, and also an insight into some pretty remote parts of Central Asia. (more)Anne Teal
One of the best trips I have been on !! (more)Joan Godman
A series of memorable experiences that will continue to be thought about in the weeks and months to come. (more)Roger Slade
Algeria vacation
From
£2,295
including domestic flights only
Memorable parts? Climbing the sand dune Tips? give yourself more time either before or after the tour Local benefits? to a degree, the local people etc benefitted Overall rating? the vacation went pretty much as expected, no surprises(good or bad) so a decent trip. (more)Terry Last
New Zealand 23 day small group tour
From
NZ $10,990
excluding flights
Top tip: Maybe go later in the season, March. (more)Maria Ermelinda Camilo
Very enjoyable...Be prepared for nonstop travel. As our guide, Paul, reminded us, "You are not on vacation, you are on tour." (more)Eugenia Fangsrud
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