Scotland by railway vacation

Scotland by railway vacation

Experience authentic Scotland independently and car-free
From £990 to £1,060 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made from April to the end of October.
Borneo tour, Great Apes and Beach escapes

Borneo tour, Great Apes and Beach escapes

Explore bustling cities, lush jungles and paradise beaches.
From £1,498 9 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
Tour of Patagonia, El Calafate & Torres del Paine

Tour of Patagonia, El Calafate & Torres del Paine

Patagonia's best - Torres del Paine and Perito Moreno Glacier.
From US $790 to US $2,095 5 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Japan tailor made tour on a shoestring

Japan tailor made tour on a shoestring

Japan's classic sights on a shoestring!
From US $1,242 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year and can be adapted to suit your interests, budget and requirements as necessary
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Tailor made Rajasthan tour, India

Tailor made Rajasthan tour, India

Discover the cultural wonders of Rajasthan
From £1,950 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.
Croatia self drive vacation

Croatia self drive vacation

A self drive discovery tour of beautiful Croatia
From £995 to £1,475 15 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailormade throughout the year and can be adapted to suit your interests, budget and requirements as necessary
Morocco vacation, Marrakech to the Sahara

Morocco vacation, Marrakech to the Sahara

Marrakech and Sahara - stay in a Riad, sleep under the stars
From £625 to £695 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Vietnam culture and beach holiday

Vietnam culture and beach holiday

A tour of two halves, culture and beach relaxation.
From US $1,038 11 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Garden Route vacation, tailor made, South Africa

Garden Route vacation, tailor made, South Africa

Wildlife, mountains & sandy beaches, adventure and people
From £1,495 to £1,800 12 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be arranged at any time to suit you and adapted to your requirements as necessary
Sri Lanka vacations, tailor made

Sri Lanka vacations, tailor made

Independent tailor made holidays to Sri Lanka
From £1,975 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.
Tailor made vacation in Peru

Tailor made vacation in Peru

A luxury tailormade trip exploring the sites of Peru
From US $4,645 14 days ex 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.
Colombia holiday, tailor made

Colombia holiday, tailor made

Amazing Colombia from Caribbean to Amazon, tailor made
From Ä1,920 to Ä3,340 27 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Cuba tours

Cuba tours

Tailormade holidays in the pearl of the Carribean
From Ä995 15 days ex flights
Tailor made: Our Cuba tours 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
Ethiopia holiday, tailormade

Ethiopia holiday, tailormade

Discover the people, places and wildlife of Ethiopia
From £2,483 17 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made at a time to suit you and can be adapted to suit your interests, budget and requirements as necessary. Minimum 2 people
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Tailor made vacation in Argentina, best of Argentina

Tailor made vacation in Argentina, best of Argentina

Enjoy Mendoza's wineries, Iguazu Falls and Patagonia glaciers
From US $2,950 to US $3,490 15 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Burma tailor made vacation

Burma tailor made vacation

A tailor made trip to undiscovered Burma
From £2,099 10 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailormade anytime to suit you and can be adapted to suit your interests, budget and requirements as necessary
Tailormade vacation in Peru

Tailormade vacation in Peru

Highlights of southern Peru in comfort
From £3,285 to £3,910 13 days ex flights
Tailor made: This holiday can be tailor made throughout the year
Bhutan tours, tailormade

Bhutan tours, tailormade

Experience the beauty, charm and spirituality of Bhutan
From £1,870 to £2,140 11 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year and can be adapted to suit your interests, budget and requirements as necessary
Egypt vacation, discover the past and present

Egypt vacation, discover the past and present

Treasures from various civilizations
From £795 10 days ex flights
Tailor made: Your vacation can be arranged at any time to suit you, and adapted to your requirements. The duration and dates of the cruise are open and very flexible
China highlights tour, tailor made

China highlights tour, tailor made

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

Bolivia tour, tailor made

Tour the magnificent landscapes of Bolivia.
From US $3,895 to US $4,850 26 days ex flights
Tailor made: This Bolivia tour can be tailormade at a time to suit you throughout the year and can be adapted to suit your interests, budget and requirements
Sri Lanka family vacation

Sri Lanka family vacation

A fabulous family holiday including the best of Sri Lanka
From US $1,965 to US $2,985 15 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Vietnam vacations, tailor made

Vietnam vacations, tailor made

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

Andes & Amazon vacation in Ecuador

The best of mainland Ecuador - Andes to the remote Amazon
From US $4,325 15 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Tailor made vacation in Bali, Off the beaten track

Tailor made vacation in Bali, Off the beaten track

Cultural heritage, rainforest & beach relaxation in Bali
From US $1,795 14 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made year round at a time to suit you and can be adapted to suit your interests, budget and requirements as necessary
Borneo tailor made vacations, wildlife & beaches

Borneo tailor made vacations, wildlife & beaches

A wonderful tour of the wildlife & beaches of Sabah, Borneo
From US $2,765 14 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year and can be adapted to suit your interests, budget and requirements as necessary
Tailor made vacations to Jordan

Tailor made vacations to Jordan

Private tour of Jordan's dramatic scenic contrasts
From US $1,650 9 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year and can be adapted to suit your interests, budget and requirements as necessary
Tailor made tours of Oman

Tailor made tours of Oman

Privately escorted mystical trip of stunning Oman
From US $1,999 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year and can be adapted to suit your interests, budget and requirements as necessary
Ethiopia holidays, tailor made

Ethiopia holidays, tailor made

Discover the natural beauty and culture of Ethiopia
From £1,795 14 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made at a time to suit you and can be adapted to suit your interests, budget and requirements as necessary. Minimum 2 people
History, culture & wildlife of India vacation

History, culture & wildlife of India vacation

From the Nilgiri Hills to the beaches of Goa
From £1,336 15 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made at a time to suit you and can be adapted to suit your interests, budget and requirements as necessary
Malaysia holiday, 14 days
From
£1,085
excluding flights
Taman Negara and the walk along the tree tops was the most exciting part of the trip. (more)Mehdi Ghavani
The visit to the tea plantation and factory was special as was the guided walk in the 'mossy' cloud forest. The canopy walk In Taman Negara was also a challenge. (more)Helen Hore
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
Scotland by railway vacation
From
£990
excluding flights
Very special (more)Holly Manning
Half day tour of Skye with Gordon McIntyre from Kyles Taxis was most memorable (more)Jan Pollard
One of my the best vacation experiences we have had. As independent travelers we enjoyed having organised transport and accommodation but still moving independently. (more)John Moug
China highlights tour, tailor made
From
US $2,319
including domestic flights only
Memorable parts? Sanxingdui museum with 3-4000 year old bronze masks and the pandas Tips? Wear flat shoes there was a lot of walking 3. Did you feel that your vacation benefited local people, reduced environmental Impacts or supported conservation? local restaurants used but little else. Overall rating? It was great, I loved China and would go again to see more of the countryside and more museums. (more)Janet Chambers
Bolivia tour, tailor made
From
US $3,895
including domestic flights only
Overall was a great trip. The 27 days tour starting from Uyuni and ends in Lake Titicaca was amazing. All the guides were friendly and professional, especially the one in La Paz (Leonardo), he was Super helpful and knowledgeable and would strongly recommend people to use he. (more)Jon Ng
We loved the variety offered by Bolivia, from the stunning mountains of the Altiplano to the breathtaking views over lake Titikaka to the exciting wildlife in the pampas grasslands to the incredible, other-worldly experience of the salt flats and desert. (more)Phil Bland
The Uyuni Salt Flats. We were fortunate enough to see it after a rainfall and it was looking into a reflective pool. We had a wonderful time in Bolivia, we wish we had more time to explore the country more, we'll be back! (more)David Torres
Shanghai to Hong Kong tour, discover China
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£2,195
excluding flights
Memorable parts? We had many memorable experiences on our trip to China. Every day produced a new experience, each different and often additional things that we had not anticipated. Clearly The Great Wall, Terracotta Warriors, Panda's, Forbidden Palace were all amazing, but for me the peace and quiet of drifting down the river on a bamboo raft at Guilon was just perfect after the frantic traveling around China. Tips? Make sure that you have a suitcase with wheels,there is a lot... (more)Nigel Davies
Vietnam vacation, South to North
From
£1,355
excluding flights
Memorable parts? There were many, I would pick Ninh Binh as a fantastic example of Vietnamese landscape. My kids would probably pick the Vespa adventures tour in Ho Chi Min City and my wife the Surnise Hotel in Hoi An. Tips? I would suggest to have an idea of the itinerary and the type of trip and then contact a tour operator with a strong knowledge of the country. Tips are invaluable if traveling for the first time there. I also found extremely useful having a local guide and... (more)Ezio La Rosa
Borneo tour, Great Apes and Beach escapes
From
£1,498
excluding flights
We were lucky enough to see a herd of Pygmy elephants crossing the Kinabatangan River, along with crocodiles, wild orang-utans and lots of other monkeys and reptiles. (more)Cecily Reeves-jones
The river cruising and seeing the wildlife. 10/10 (more)Tracey Bulmer
Seeing "critters" in the wild, including orangutans, pygmy elephants, other monkeys, birds, etc. Multiple interactions with locals. (more)Beth Harrington
Sri Lanka family vacation
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US $1,965
excluding flights
For my wife rekindling her childhood memories. For us both the beautiful landscapes in the Hill Country and from Sigiriya. (more)Brian King
Marvellous range of experiences which we all enjoyed....Sigiriya was superb and not to be missed (more)Katy Lee
Fantastic (more)Sally-Anne Wilson
Vietnam vacations, tailor made
From
US $1,687
excluding flights
There were so many highlights, the Vespa food tour of Saigon, the hiking in the mountains near Sapa, the boat trip on Halong Bay, the exquisite hotel, Shinta Mani, in Siem Reap. (more)Linda Edward
Our guides were second to none and the tour company had everything well organised and went the extra mile for us. Couldn't fault them. (more)Denise Brooks
We were well taken care of. There were many local tour guides who would need to meet us and orient us, and every single one was on time, pleasant and professional. We were very impressed with how well organized this was. (more)Alisa Lipson
Tailor made vacation in Peru
From
US $4,645
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
Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam vacations
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US $3,904
excluding flights
Memorable parts? This is a difficult one, as everyday was different and full of interest. Five of us went on this vacation and the best part for me was the morning view from our homestay balcony in Vietnam. Oh, and the cruise on Halong Bay, eating street food in Hanoi & having a delicious lunch prepared for us in a local home in Battambang. Tips? Be prepared to get down with the locals and feel you really get an insight into their lives. Local benefits? I felt quite smug,... (more)Joan Day
Oman highlights tour
From
£2,795
including domestic flights only
The five day trip to the mountains. The scenery was wonderful and the guide and driver that we had made it even more memorable because they were such lovely people. They treated us as friends and really added to the trip. Fantastic. Amazing varied scenery, friendly hospitable people. Excellent hosts. (more)Frank Wellgate
Meeting with our Omani guides and getting so much information from them. Staying in the most amazing hotel- alila hotel, jebel akhdar with stunning architecture. Scenery, views and walking were amazing. (more)Anne Tunwell
Vietnam family vacation
From
£1,075
excluding flights
The whole vacation was memorable. We very much enjoyed the food tour in Hanoi, the bike rides, the cruise on Halong Bay and the home stay in the natural reserve of Pu Luong. (more)Muriel Jerome
The whole trip was amazing from beginning to end. Excellent we are really inspired to do another trip. (more)Sarah Marsh
Walking in the hills in North Vietnam, really connected with the people off the tourist trails. Stunning. Saying with families and local businesses is very important to the development of the tourist industry. (more)Angela Reid
Croatia self drive vacation
From
£995
excluding flights
It was fabulous....Plitvice was pretty cool. Zagreb was a pleasant surprise, as was Zadar. The staff at the hotels in Zadar, Hvar, and Plitvice deserve a call out for their help, friendliness and service. (more)Lisbeth Faulstich
The national parks we visited, Plitvice Lakes and Kirk, were excellent. (more)Rick Keenan
Croatia's natural beauty - its brilliant coastline, azure seas, beautiful lakes... and great roads meant to be driven on. (more)Prakash Damodaran
Japan tailor made tour on a shoestring
From
US $1,242
excluding flights
The most memorable was Hakone. Beautiful views and hot spring bathing in the wonderful ryokan. (more)Kirsty Syder
We loved the varied nature of our trip, We took in history, beautiful, nature, exciting cities and great food. (more)Cyndia Pilkington
Our whole trip was memorable and exciting! We loved the Disney Sea park and Cafe Eorzea. We also enjoyed Zauo (fishing restaurant), our guide in Kyoto, our Ryokan, Arashiyama monkey park, and so much more! (more)Sarah Shadday
Tailor made tours of Oman
From
US $1,999
excluding flights
The diversity of it all was fantastic. (more)Jane Cartwright
Staying at the Turtle Research Centre Carapace Lodge and seeing turtles nesting at dusk and getting up at 5am to see them returning to the sea. (more)Trevor Storer
Visiting some of the interesting sights as we got inside Oman, the forts, the castles, the desert, wadis and swimming in the sinkhole was a fun highlight for me on a hot day! (more)Julie Forshaw
Vietnam culture and beach holiday
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US $1,038
excluding flights
Sappa was amazing as was monkey Island Beach resort. Excellent. The company couldn't do enough to help, and all the guides were fantastic. (more)David Chisholm
It was excellent. I would definitely recommend this sort of tour for a first visit. We had never had a guide or arranged tour before so it really made the difference knowing that tours had been prepaid and pick ups and cars had been pre arranged. (more)Val Bodington
Both the visit to the Cu Chi tunnels and the day on the Mekong Delta was the most memorable. (more)Emma Miller
Tailor made vacation in Brazil
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US $5,600
including domestic flights only
We had a morning horse riding down a flooded area at the start, with our feet touching the water, and then across more open country; the wild flowers and birds were amazing. A 5.30 am canoe trip which was magical, so quiet and peaceful, seeing the beauty of the sun rising and hearing the early morning bird song; the canoe being so quiet we were able to get very close to birds before they flew. Later that afternoon we visited a fishing village down the river and were invited into their one room house... (more)Harvey Bromley
The Pantanel and Iguacu were wonderful. The Pousada at the Pantanel was great with wildlife wandering all over the place and the food was good too. (more)Linda White
The arrangements went like clockwork and all the guides and drivers were very friendly and helpful...fantastic vacation. (more)Jill Joseph
Luxury culture vacation in Sri Lanka
From
£1,450
excluding flights
The most memorable was visiting Anuradhapura with my excellent guide Kapil and the Buddhist Temples during Vesak Poya (one of the main Buddhist vacations celebrating the birth, enlightenment and death of the Buddha) with serene Sri Lankan pilgrims all dressed in white and poya lanterns lining the roads floating in the breeze - truly magical. (more)Smita Shah
I would rate it very highly, great experiences, well organised, we felt very wwell looked after and entertained the whole time. (more)Cath Errington
I booked with Jith, who helped in every way he could, to make it a great trip, in particular when we had to change flights and plan. His driver, Upali, was wonderful and made sure that my time in Sri Lanka was as good as possible. He gave me lots of information about Sri Lanka, the people, history and country. (more)Karen Pedersen
Beach vacation & tour in Sri Lanka
From
£2,495
including UK flights
The most memorable moments were was the beautiful scenery, the exciting wildlife, the friendly people and delicious food. Absolutely fantastic! Everything was perfect from the initial booking with our tour operator, the superb accommodation and the planned activities and safaris. (more)Catherine Huzzey
Whale Watching and Wildlife Safari was the most memorable part of this trip (more)Phil Miller
The accommodation was the most luxurious, most welcoming, most helpful place we have ever stayed in; and the walks through the tea estate with idyllic views of the reservoir and surrounding hills, both relaxing and inspiring. (more)Ruth Le Guen
History, culture & wildlife of India vacation
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£1,336
excluding flights
Probably the most exciting thing was seeing two tigers (on separate visits - one on the boat safari and one on a land safari) in Nagarhole National Park - astonishing. But equally memorable was the temple tour in Madurai - it felt a privilege to visit when so many pilgrims were also worshipping at the temple. (more)Lynn Crowe
My stay at the Wild Mahseer in Assam was very special. Great hospitality, beautiful lodgings and interesting environmental projects. (more)Liz Mcmanus
I have told the vacation provider that they do a great job . (more)Joel Montague
Ethiopia holidays, tailor made
From
£1,795
excluding flights
This is very difficult to answer because there are so many memorable aspects to the trip for example the hikes in the Simien mountains with all the monkeys, the Tigray church on the top of the cliff, the rock churches of Lalibela, the art work in some of the churches. (more)James Attree
Trekking in the Simien mountains for 5 days. Loved every moment. (more)Ros Pennefather
Meeting interesting guides, seeing amazing churches in Lalibella. (more)Ann Dieckmann
Bhutan vacations, cultural tours
From
£1,275
excluding flights
Simply Bhutan, every thing about the Bhutan vacation was excellent beyond expectations. From the time we landed till the time to leave the guide and driver were so kind, thoughtful, and could not do enough for us. One of the best vacation i ever had and will stay with me for a very long time. (more)Caroline Hopkins
Every second will be memorable. Canít wait to go back. (more)Christine Beswick
Walking up to Tigers Nest Monastery in Bhutan was the most memorable. Exceeded my expectations in all respects. The tour operator was great and guides and drivers went out of their way to ensure a truly memorable experience. All arrangements went like clockwork. (more)Philip Diamond
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