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Japan golden route vacation

Japan golden route vacation

9 night classic Japan trip: Tokyo, Fuji, Kyoto
From US $2,280 10 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
Tailor made Rajasthan tour, India

Tailor made Rajasthan tour, India

Discover the cultural wonders of Rajasthan
From £1,750 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.
Rajasthan luxury tours

Rajasthan luxury tours

Endless possibilities in Rajasthan
From £1,200 to £1,300 14 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
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Australia vacation with Fiji stopover

Australia vacation with Fiji stopover

Explore 3 different states of Australia with a Fiji stopover
From £5,835 27 days ex flights
Tailor made: Available all year. This suggested itinerary can be modified entirely to your personal wishes including departure date, duration, accommodation used and how long you spend in each destination
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
Cuba tour, The Revolutionary Trail

Cuba tour, The Revolutionary Trail

Follow in the footsteps of the revolutionaries
From £1,925 10 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
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 vacations to Argentina

Tailor made vacations to Argentina

Explore the Mendoza vineyards at the base of the Andes
From US $1,150 to US $1,295 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
India vacations, The Golden Triangle, tailormade

India vacations, The Golden Triangle, tailormade

An ideal trip for the first-time visitor to India
From £1,250 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be arranged at any time to suit you, and adapted to your requirements as necessary
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
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
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Brazil wildlife vacation, tailor made

Brazil wildlife vacation, tailor made

From the world’s largest jungle to the world’s largest swamp
From £4,500 14 days inc UK flights
Tailor made: Our trips are completely tailor-made and departures can be arranged all year. This itinerary is simply a suggestion which can be modified entirely to your personal wishes including departure date, duration, accommodation used and how long you spend in each destination.
Nile cruises, 19th century style

Nile cruises, 19th century style

Explore this ancient land
From £1,195 6 days ex flights
Tailor made: Your holiday / vacation can be arranged at any time to suit you, and adapted to your requirements. The duration of the cruise can be as short as 3 nights and as long as 5 nights
Tailor made vacation to Egypt

Tailor made vacation to Egypt

Ancient, Coptic, Islamic and Modern Egypt civilizations
From £1,088 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.
Kerala tailor made vacation, 11 days

Kerala tailor made vacation, 11 days

Revitalize in Kerala - A most wonderful and balanced trip
From £1,349 to £1,779 11 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Malaysia holiday, 14 days

Malaysia holiday, 14 days

An authentic glimpse of Malaysia’s highlights in two weeks.
From £1,085 14 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
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
Kashmir and Ladakh vacation, India

Kashmir and Ladakh vacation, India

An unforgettable adventure to the rooftop of the world
From £2,149 15 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Borneo family tour

Borneo family tour

A fabulous family holiday including the best of Borneo
From US $2,200 to US $2,750 15 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
South Indian food tour, Kerala

South Indian food tour, Kerala

Food & culture of Kerala
From £1,575 16 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailormade at a time to suit you and adapted to suit your budget and 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
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
Rural cycling tours in South India

Rural cycling tours in South India

The perfect way to cycle in rural Keralan countryside.
From US $980 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
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
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
Kerala tailor made vacation, 11 days
From
£1,349
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Experiencing the rich variety and beauty of Kerala Tips? Give yourself enough time in each place to really experience it and do some walking - don't travel too quickly! Local benefits? Yes - by staying in homestays we felt the money went into the hands of local people rather than big coimpanies Overall rating? It was great - smoothly organised, relaxed and enjoyable but we experienced much of the rich variety and beauty of Kerala (more)Lonica Vanclay
Shanghai to Hong Kong tour, discover China
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£2,225
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
Bolivia tour, tailor made
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US $3,895
including domestic flights only
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
It was truly amazing. (more)Gyoku Block
China highlights tour, tailor made
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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
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
Sri Lanka highlights vacation
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£1,598
excluding flights
The best part of Sri Lanka for me was the abundance of wildlife. We saw elephants, 2 leopards, crocodiles, beautiful birds and lizards, amongst other things. The safari in Yala and Minneriya were amazing. The people are very friendly and helpful, food good too! There is so mush diversity and lovely scenery. (more)Jane Thackray
Very hard to single out one memorable moment, but we all loved the homestay, visiting the local market, the bakery, the cookery lesson and the temple. The train journey, despite being very crowded and having to stand for an hour was also a wonderful experience. (more)Sarah Boyce
Seeing the 'Temple of the Tooth' in Kandy was also an amazing experience, as was the breathtaking views at the top of 'Worlds End' in Horton Plains. It was great getting to know our driver, who was able to give us lots of insights into the country. (more)Lucy Stockley
Vietnam vacations, tailor made
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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
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
Bejing to Lhasa tour, by train
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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
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
Sikkim & Kolkata cultural tour in India
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US $950
including domestic flights only
Memorable parts? Taking a traditional, herb-infused hot stone bath outside overlooking the valley Driving on the roads was also either thrilling (the views) or terrifying (the conditions). Luckily our driver was highly skilled. Don’t always expect seat belts by the way. Tips? Be prepared to be welcomed enthusiastically. And remember to take warm clothes. It can get chilly up in the mountains. Local benefits? Definitely. Incomes are low and life is close to subsistence level.... (more)Katherine van Haeften
Borneo family tour
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US $2,200
excluding flights
Orang-utans obviously amazing, fire flies amazing as it was a clear night. Turtle beach amazing. (more)Alex Base
Go for it. It was a great family adventure that we all loved. (more)Martha Rutherford
Don't be put off by having a guide, we thought we would feel less intrepid but we learnt and laughed so much. Be prepared for the unexpected! Amazing fun. (more)Nikki Shack
Rajasthan luxury tours
From
£1,200
excluding flights
Remarkable - This was a wonderful vacation - The itinerary put together by Shanane gave us everything we wanted and more!! (more)Scott Paget
We had the most marvellous vacation ever, as everything had been superbly and seamlessly put in place by our tour organiser. Everything about the trip was exciting and memorable, because it was so different from Europe in every possible way. Of course, the Taj Mahal was a highlight, but so were the Aravelli hills, the city of Bikaner... (more)Annette Jones
The safari to Koeladeo National Park was the most memorable moment. One of the best vacations we have ever been on. (more)Jane Fisher
Garden Route vacation, tailor made, South Africa
From
£1,495
excluding flights
Most memorable was being so close to wild animals on the game drives at Elephant Plains...Fantastic! (more)Yvonne Chapman
The Drakensberg mountains and Didima camp at Cathedral Peak provided a magical start to the vacation, with stunning scenery, fantastic hiking and lovely accommodation; we could easily have stayed much longer there. (more)Barbara Sykes
Some of the best highlights were - the penguins on Boulder Beach, Cape Point on a glorious day, staying with Hazel of Hazel's Homestays, the Real City tour in PE, Amakhala Lodge. (more)David Catherall
Sri Lanka vacations, tailor made
From
£1,975
including UK flights
We stayed at a wonderful place called 'Banyan Lodge' in Sri Lanka. It was a eco-lodge and a very unique experience in a peaceful environment with nature all around... (more)Clare Lucas
Sigiriya in was visually stunning, and it was fabulous to stay at a hotel with a great view of the rock in at the end of our vacation; the elephant safari in Uda Walawe was for the most part a peaceful and enjoyable afternoon; the Barefoot cafe in Colombo was a lovely place to look around and have lunch. (more)Sally Roth
Lots of new experiences. Not possible to single one out. (more)Chrissie Verduyn
Luxury culture vacation in Sri Lanka
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£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
Tailor made vacation in Brazil
From
£3,500
including UK flights
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
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
Vietnam family vacation
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£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
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
Buddhism cultural holiday in Bhutan
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US $2,000
excluding flights
...I couldn't have asked for a more awesome two weeks. Every days was terrific, serene, and beautiful! Couldn't have hoped for anything better! (more)Glenda Izumi
The hikes outside Punakha! (more)Myka Reinsch Sinclair
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