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Indonesia vacation, Isle of the Gods

Indonesia vacation, Isle of the Gods

True holiday perfection
From US $1,920 to US $2,105 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 19 Dec
2019: 12 Jan, 23 Feb, 9 Mar, 6 Apr, 13 Apr, 17 Apr, 27 Apr, 4 May, 18 May, 25 May, 1 Jun, 8 Jun, 15 Jun, 22 Jun, 29 Jun, 3 Jul, 6 Jul, 13 Jul, 20 Jul, 27 Jul, 3 Aug, 7 Aug, 10 Aug, 17 Aug, 24 Aug, 31 Aug, 7 Sep, 14 Sep, 21 Sep, 28 Sep, 5 Oct, 12 Oct, 19 Oct, 26 Oct, 2 Nov, 16 Nov, 30 Nov, 7 Dec, 14 Dec, 18 Dec, 21 Dec, 28 Dec
2020: 4 Jan, 11 Jan, 25 Jan, 8 Feb, 22 Feb, 7 Mar, 21 Mar, 4 Apr, 11 Apr ...
Late availability on these dates: 19 Dec, 12 Jan, 23 Feb
Delhi to Goa overland tour

Delhi to Goa overland tour

Indian curries temples harems & Himalayas
From US $1,200 to US $1,549 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: Saturday and Monday departures throughout the year.
Costa Rica adventure vacation

Costa Rica adventure vacation

Fall under the spell of Costa Rica
From US $1,530 to US $1,849 16 days ex flights
Small group travel: Depatures at least once a week on Mondays and Saturdays throughout the year
Small group tours to Cuba

Small group tours to Cuba

Explore off the beaten track locations
From US $1,140 to US $1,280 9 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 24 Nov
2019: 19 Jan, 16 Feb, 16 Mar, 13 Apr, 4 May, 25 May, 27 Jul, 12 Oct, 19 Oct, 2 Nov, 16 Nov, 21 Dec, 23 Dec
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Brazil beach vacation, private departure

Brazil beach vacation, private departure

The best beaches and the biggest waterfalls
From US $3,913 13 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
It is not too late to book your trip on this best selling holiday. Space is still available.
Thailand beach tour, West Coast

Thailand beach tour, West Coast

Clear waters, white sands, swaying palms & a beach bungalow
From US $1,210US $1,089 to US $1,555 9 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 25 Nov, 2 Dec, 9 Dec, 16 Dec, 21 Dec, 30 Dec
2019: 4 Jan, 6 Jan, 11 Jan, 20 Jan, 1 Feb, 10 Feb, 17 Feb, 24 Feb, 10 Mar, 17 Mar, 24 Mar, 31 Mar, 7 Apr, 14 Apr, 21 Apr, 28 Apr, 27 Oct, 3 Nov, 10 Nov, 15 Nov, 17 Nov, 22 Nov, 24 Nov, 29 Nov, 1 Dec, 8 Dec, 13 Dec, 15 Dec, 20 Dec, 22 Dec, 27 Dec
2020: 3 Jan, 5 Jan, 10 Jan, 12 Jan, 19 Jan, 26 Jan, 31 Jan, 2 Feb, 9 Feb, 16 Feb, 23 Feb, 8 Mar, 15 Mar, 22 Mar, 29 Mar ...
Up to US $190 off selected dates.
Late availability on these dates: 25 Nov, 02 Dec, 09 Dec, 16 Dec, 21 Dec, 30 Dec, 04 Jan, 06 Jan, 11 Jan, 20 Jan, 01 Feb, 10 Feb, 17 Feb, 24 Feb
Mexico, Belize & Guatemala tour, Mayan encounter

Mexico, Belize & Guatemala tour, Mayan encounter

Travel through paradise between the Yucatan & Guatemalan.
From US $1,485US $1,339 to US $1,700 17 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 24 Nov, 1 Dec, 8 Dec, 15 Dec, 18 Dec, 29 Dec
2019: 8 Jan, 12 Jan, 15 Jan, 19 Jan, 26 Jan, 2 Feb, 9 Feb, 16 Feb, 23 Feb, 26 Feb, 2 Mar, 9 Mar, 16 Mar, 23 Mar, 6 Apr, 13 Apr, 20 Apr, 23 Apr, 27 Apr, 4 May, 11 May, 18 May, 25 May, 8 Jun, 15 Jun, 22 Jun, 29 Jun, 6 Jul, 13 Jul, 20 Jul, 23 Jul, 27 Jul, 10 Aug, 17 Aug, 24 Aug, 31 Aug, 7 Sep, 14 Sep, 21 Sep, 28 Sep, 5 Oct, 12 Oct, 19 Oct, 26 Oct, 2 Nov, 9 Nov, 16 Nov, 19 Nov ...
Up to US $230 off selected dates.
Late availability on these dates: 24 Nov, 01 Dec, 08 Dec, 15 Dec, 18 Dec, 29 Dec, 08 Jan, 12 Jan, 15 Jan, 19 Jan, 26 Jan, 02 Feb, 09 Feb, 16 Feb, 23 Feb
Guatemala & Mexico overland vacation

Guatemala & Mexico overland vacation

Discover Mayan ruins and pristine beaches of the Caribbean
From US $1,610US $1,454 to US $1,845 13 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 22 Nov, 13 Dec, 15 Dec, 24 Dec, 29 Dec, 31 Dec
2019: 10 Jan, 12 Jan, 17 Jan, 31 Jan, 2 Feb, 14 Feb, 16 Feb, 21 Feb, 28 Feb, 7 Mar, 14 Mar, 16 Mar, 21 Mar, 28 Mar, 30 Mar, 4 Apr, 6 Apr, 11 Apr, 13 Apr, 18 Apr, 20 Apr, 25 Apr, 2 May, 9 May, 16 May, 23 May, 30 May, 6 Jun, 13 Jun, 15 Jun, 20 Jun, 27 Jun, 4 Jul, 11 Jul, 13 Jul, 18 Jul, 20 Jul, 25 Jul, 1 Aug, 8 Aug, 15 Aug, 17 Aug, 22 Aug, 5 Sep, 12 Sep, 19 Sep, 26 Sep ...
Up to US $160 off selected dates.
Late availability on these dates: 22 Nov, 13 Dec, 15 Dec, 24 Dec, 29 Dec, 31 Dec, 10 Jan, 12 Jan, 17 Jan, 31 Jan, 02 Feb, 14 Feb, 16 Feb, 21 Feb
Mexico small group vacation, culture & beach

Mexico small group vacation, culture & beach

2 week discovery Mexico's Aztec, Zapotec & Mayan cultures .
From US $1,270US $1,118 to US $1,465 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 24 Nov, 1 Dec, 4 Dec, 8 Dec, 18 Dec, 22 Dec, 25 Dec, 29 Dec
2019: 5 Jan, 8 Jan, 12 Jan, 15 Jan, 19 Jan, 26 Jan, 2 Feb, 12 Feb, 16 Feb, 23 Feb, 2 Mar, 9 Mar, 16 Mar, 23 Mar, 30 Mar, 6 Apr, 9 Apr, 13 Apr, 20 Apr, 23 Apr, 27 Apr, 4 May, 11 May, 18 May, 25 May, 1 Jun, 8 Jun, 15 Jun, 22 Jun, 29 Jun, 6 Jul, 13 Jul, 20 Jul, 23 Jul, 27 Jul, 3 Aug, 10 Aug, 17 Aug, 24 Aug, 31 Aug, 7 Sep, 14 Sep, 21 Sep, 28 Sep, 5 Oct, 8 Oct ...
Up to US $200 off selected dates.
Late availability on these dates: 24 Nov, 01 Dec, 04 Dec, 08 Dec, 18 Dec, 22 Dec, 25 Dec, 29 Dec, 05 Jan, 08 Jan, 12 Jan, 15 Jan, 19 Jan, 26 Jan, 02 Feb, 12 Feb, 16 Feb, 23 Feb
Cuba budget vacation

Cuba budget vacation

Visit this most fascinating island Caribbean
From US $1,870 to US $2,299 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: Weekly Saturday departures throughout the year.
Vietnam vacation

Vietnam vacation

Tour and learn about this beautiful destination
From US $2,325 to US $2,660 20 days ex flights
Small group travel: Departs most Sundays throughout the year
Late availability on these dates: 25 Nov, 23 Dec, 30 Dec, 27 Jan
Malaysia tour, Coast to Coast

Malaysia tour, Coast to Coast

Vibrant capital, colonial Penang, the undiscovered centre
From US $1,800 to US $2,000 12 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 23 Nov
2019: 10 Jan, 7 Feb, 13 Mar, 15 May, 8 Aug, 11 Sep, 2 Oct, 5 Nov
Sri Lanka vacation, island explorer

Sri Lanka vacation, island explorer

Sri Lanka - its wildlife, culture and people
From US $2,000 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 22 Dec
2019: 16 Feb, 16 Mar, 13 Apr, 10 Nov, 22 Dec
Burma sailing vacation, the Mergui archipelago

Burma sailing vacation, the Mergui archipelago

Adventurous exploration of the Myeik Archipelago in Burma
From US $2,445US $1,712 to US $2,745 9 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 4 Dec, 11 Dec, 18 Dec, 25 Dec
2019: 1 Jan, 8 Jan, 15 Jan, 22 Jan, 29 Jan, 5 Feb, 12 Feb, 19 Feb, 26 Feb, 5 Mar, 12 Mar, 19 Mar, 26 Mar, 2 Apr, 9 Apr, 16 Apr
Up to US $790 off selected dates.
Late availability on these dates: 04 Dec, 11 Dec, 18 Dec, 25 Dec, 01 Jan, 08 Jan, 15 Jan, 22 Jan, 29 Jan, 05 Feb, 12 Feb, 19 Feb
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Athens to Santorini tours

Athens to Santorini tours

Uncover 3000 years of civilisation in Athens
From US $2,020 to US $2,290 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 17 Apr, 20 Apr, 1 May, 4 May, 8 May, 11 May, 15 May, 18 May, 22 May, 25 May, 1 Jun, 8 Jun, 12 Jun, 15 Jun, 19 Jun, 22 Jun, 26 Jun, 29 Jun, 6 Jul, 13 Jul, 17 Jul, 20 Jul, 24 Jul, 27 Jul, 31 Jul, 3 Aug, 7 Aug, 10 Aug, 14 Aug, 17 Aug, 21 Aug, 24 Aug, 28 Aug, 31 Aug, 2 Sep, 4 Sep, 7 Sep, 9 Sep, 11 Sep, 14 Sep, 16 Sep, 18 Sep, 21 Sep, 23 Sep, 25 Sep, 28 Sep
2020: 15 Apr, 18 Apr, 29 Apr, 2 May, 6 May, 9 May, 13 May, 16 May ...
Tanzania Safari and beach holiday

Tanzania Safari and beach holiday

A truly remote Tanzanian safari and beach combination
From £3,295 to £6,000 12 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Costa Rica luxury beach and activity vacation, 8 days

Costa Rica luxury beach and activity vacation, 8 days

Adventure and relaxation: the best combination for your trip
From US $4,399 8 days ex flights
Tailor made
It is not too late to book your trip on this best selling holiday. Space is still available.
Costa Rica bespoke vacation, coast to coast

Costa Rica bespoke vacation, coast to coast

Caribbean to Pacific: Wildlife, volcanoes and rainforest
From US $2,288 12 days ex flights
Tailor made
It is not too late to book your trip on this best selling holiday. Space is still available.
Malaysia jungle and island hopping tour

Malaysia jungle and island hopping tour

Malaysia's cultural highlights and beautiful islands
From £1,398 15 days ex flights
Tailor made: Everything is tweak-able, giving you the freedom to build a unique and personal trip for your chosen date. Upgrade your accommodation for all - or just part - of your trip, slow down the pace with few extra nights here and there or add a few more active adventures along the way
Book your 2019 adventure today with only a £150 per person deposit
Croatia island family activity vacation for teenagers

Croatia island family activity vacation for teenagers

Croatia adventure island, land & sea activities for families
From £895 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 13 Jul, 20 Jul, 27 Jul, 3 Aug, 10 Aug, 17 Aug
Sarawak wildlife & beach vacation

Sarawak wildlife & beach vacation

Encounter an orangutan & hike through virgin rainforest
From US $1,830US $1,810 to US $2,105 10 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 20 Dec, 27 Dec
2019: 3 Jan, 31 Jan, 7 Mar, 21 Mar, 28 Mar, 11 Apr, 18 Apr, 25 Apr, 9 May, 23 May, 6 Jun, 20 Jun, 4 Jul, 11 Jul, 18 Jul, 25 Jul, 1 Aug, 8 Aug, 15 Aug, 29 Aug, 5 Sep, 12 Sep, 19 Sep, 26 Sep, 10 Oct, 24 Oct, 21 Nov, 5 Dec, 19 Dec, 26 Dec
2020: 2 Jan, 30 Jan, 20 Feb, 5 Mar, 19 Mar, 26 Mar, 9 Apr, 16 Apr, 23 Apr, 7 May, 21 May, 4 Jun, 18 Jun, 2 Jul, 9 Jul, 16 Jul, 23 Jul, 30 Jul, 6 Aug, 13 Aug ...
Late availability on these dates: 20 Dec, 27 Dec, 03 Jan, 31 Jan
Borneo vacation, culture and wildlife

Borneo vacation, culture and wildlife

Amazing wildlife and authentic cultural encounters in Borneo
From £1,799 12 days ex flights
Tailor made
Cuba adventure vacation

Cuba adventure vacation

Cuban adventure
From US $892 to US $1,099 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 24 Nov, 1 Dec, 8 Dec, 15 Dec, 22 Dec, 26 Dec, 29 Dec
Borneo rainforest & beach adventure vacation

Borneo rainforest & beach adventure vacation

Wildlife adventure in the oldest rainforests in the world
From £2,350 12 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 22 Jul, 16 Sep
North Philippines Explorer

North Philippines Explorer

Focusing on Luzon, the largest island of the archipelago.
From US $2,910 to US $3,190 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 19 Jan, 16 Feb, 6 Apr, 9 Nov, 23 Nov, 17 Dec, 21 Dec
Sri Lanka tailor made tour & Maldives holiday

Sri Lanka tailor made tour & Maldives holiday

Boutique hotels, Safari, Ancient Cities, Train Journey & Beach
From £2,980 to £3,200 15 days inc UK flights
Tailor made: Tailor made: Available all year where 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.
Backwaters of Kerala, spice gardens & beach vacation

Backwaters of Kerala, spice gardens & beach vacation

Kerala God's own land, Spice gardens, Backwaters & Beaches
From £1,735 to £2,175 14 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Wildlife tour and beach holiday, Sri Lanka

Wildlife tour and beach holiday, Sri Lanka

Big 5 of Sri Lanka with leopards and relaxing beach stay
From £2,680 to £2,880 13 days inc UK flights
Tailor made: Tailor made: Available all year where 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.
Costa Rica wildlife & beaches holiday

Costa Rica wildlife & beaches holiday

The classic Costa Rica and little known treasures of Panama
From £1,915 17 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.
Book your 2019 adventure today with only a £150 per person deposit
Tamil Nadu and Kerala vacation, India

Tamil Nadu and Kerala vacation, India

Epic exploration from west to east - Tamil Nadu to Kerala.
From £1,999 to £2,399 14 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Delhi to Goa overland tour
From
US $1,200
excluding flights
Spending two hours at the Taj Mahal at sunset was amazing! Couldn't believe it was free! Also really enjoyed Tordi Sagur, the village, when we got to visit the village, see old disused sites, climb sand dunes and a extra sunrise hike up to an old fort. (more)Rhiannon Bennett
Discovering and exploring new places, meeting people, getting to know a new culture and way of life. I felt the trip covered a lot of aspects such as the history, culture, food, people, traditions and more. (more)Stephanie Denton
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
Costa Rica adventure vacation
From
US $1,530
excluding flights
That's difficult as there were so many memorable moments. The zipwire above the cloud forest was a massive adrenalin rush. Helping to plant trees by potting bags of soil was great too and a great bonding moment for the group. (more)Sylvia Kenna
The most exciting part of the vacation was probably the turtle egg laying. (more)Abigail Croydon
All of it was memorable...the wildlife, the scenery, the activities we did, including zipwiring, canyoning and whitewater rafting, our group and group leader and especially the amazing friendliness of the Costa Rican people. (more)Jocelyn Owen
Indonesia vacation, Isle of the Gods
From
US $1,920
excluding flights
Borobudur is one of the world's great monuments. The people of Java were as friendly and approachable as you can get. (more)STEVE CRABB
It was great, I learned a lot and enjoyed the company. the most exciting part was Getting to the crater of Mt Bromo. (more)Philippa Drew
Guatemala & Mexico overland vacation
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US $1,454
excluding flights
Snorkelling with manatees, sharks and a turtle was pretty special but, in fact, every day on this trip was extraordinary... from volcanoes to markets, Mayan ruins to swimming in hot springs, eating at a Mexican family's home and taking a riverboat trip. Fantastic. (more)Jennie Walmsley
The scenery and people of Guatemala, the warmth of the people and climate of Belize and the excitement and colour of Mayan Mexico. One of the best small group vacations I have ever experienced. (more)Martin Braund
Stunning temples still largely unexcavated hidden in jungles, incredible and spicy food, vibrant bustling cities full of colour, swimming in underground cenotes (sinkholes). excellent, definitely recommend without hesitation. (more)Sunita Raj
Croatia island family activity vacation for teenagers
From
£895
excluding flights
The activities, the people, Maria, Barisha and Sara – who were all fantastic, caring, supportive, encouraging with our daughter Libby. They made a massive difference! (more)Tom Anderson
Excellent. Staff are very knowledgable, helpful and professional. Daniel was very helpful when Dave needed to go to the doctor. All additional guides were friendly, safety aware and helpful, which made the experience very positive. (more)David Shepherd
Daniel was outstanding as a team leader. Russell's enthusiasm for the country was excellent and they were both amazing with the children. (more)Michelle Wellsbury
Mexico small group vacation, culture & beach
From
US $1,118
excluding flights
Every single second was memorable. Utterly brilliant. I have had the time of my life. (more)Hannah Noel-Paton
The most memorable part of the vacation was the hubbub of Mexico City and all the sights and museums within (we could only sample a few, regretfully!); and the laid back charm of San Cristobal with its streets, processions and central plaza activities. (more)CK Sharma
Sri Lanka vacation, island explorer
From
US $2,000
excluding flights
Getting up early to climb Sigiriya and the visits to the national parks. (more)Bryan East
Too many memorable moments to mention. Apart from all the amazing places we visited, we had some very interesting evening discussions with our tour leader which further enhanced our understanding of Sri Lanka and its people. Excellent. Very varied and well organised with a charismatic and informative tour leader. (more)Phil Walker
The most memorable was the people :-) Especially our fantastic tour guide Indika who went beyond the call of duty and made Sri Lanka come alive. The best run tour we have ever been on. (more)Andrew Fowler
Borneo vacation, culture and wildlife
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£1,799
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Seeing the orangutans and elephants in the jungle. Tips? Rainforest trekking can be strenuous in the heat. Would advise stout footwear and poles if at all unsteady. Local benefits? Certainly benefited local people and supported conservation. I worry about the number of plastic water bottles we got through and there is no infrastructure in place for recycling. Overall rating? Absolutely brilliant! The itinerary was was interesting and varied. The 2... (more)Steve Blake
Tanzania Safari and beach holiday
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£3,295
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Seeing the great migration, thousands of wildebeest crossing a river while making a "snoring" sound. We stayed their watching them for several hours. Wonderful. Tips? Think about the fact that you want to go camping or prefer staying in a lodge. The bathroom-facilities on the camping sites are basic. Local benefits? Our guide was really concerned with respecting the natural habits and behaviours of the animals and he always put this before trying to fulfil... (more)Suzy Mentens
Sarawak wildlife & beach vacation
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US $1,810
excluding flights
The jungle walk at night and the Perhentian islands was memorable. It was great. I really enjoyed it. We had an amazing guide and we were only a group of 3. Don't know how much different it would be with a bigger group. (more)Bettina Buomberger
Most memorable? Definitely climbing Mount Kinabalu. But very closely followed by the wildlife from orangutans, wild elephants to the sea turtles... Excellent... You should definitely book on this trip! (more)Kirsty Howland
The various methods of travel through Borneo really gave you a sense of traveling like locals and getting the maximum "real life" experience... The best travel experience I have had so far! (more)Michelle Blois
Vietnam vacation
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US $2,325
excluding flights
The best parts were the old town and cycling in Hoi An. (more)Fiona Christie
The most memorable part was the home stay on the Meakon delta and the National Park. I also love kayaking and seeing the wild monkeys in Haylon bay. (more)Juliet Price
Cambodia - the temples of Angkor Wat are a true gem; Phnom Penh and its museums as well as the recent Cambodian history were heart breaking but very educational. (more)martina kocjan
Mexico, Belize & Guatemala tour, Mayan encounter
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US $1,339
excluding flights
The visit to Tikal was the most memorable... The experience of living together with a Mayan family in Guatemala was amazing. (more)Ana Maria Garcia Menendez
Snorkelling in a coral reef amongst nurse sharks and other amazing sea life was an experience that we will never forget. (more)Helen Hore
Cuba adventure vacation
From
US $892
excluding flights
Sit back, drink a mojito and enjoy the beautiful sea. Horseback riding in the beautiful scenery of Viñales is one of the most exciting activities...Best vacation ever :-) (more)Raymond Tassignon
Havana was wonderful. (more)Caro Hamilton
Horse-back riding and galloping through the fields and valley of Vinales was the most memorbale part of the vacation (more)Felicity Hay
Cuba budget vacation
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US $1,870
excluding flights
The whole experience was amazing. Cuba is a fantastic place to go and one which is going to change so dramatically in our lifetimes. The atmosphere across the whole island was so warm and vibrant, with live music being heard on every street corner. (more)Faye T
Wandering the cobbled streets of Havana and Trinidad. Jungle walks near Trinidad and Baracoa. Staying with friendly hosts in their own homes. (more)Helen Peake
Most memorable was swimming in a cave, with bats over head! Meeting people from completely different cultures (and dancing with them...) (more)Cheryl Cohen
Malaysia tour, Coast to Coast
From
US $1,800
excluding flights
Memorable parts? We had some amazing experiences. The most memorable part of the vacation was snorkelling and trying scuba diving in the Perenthian Islands off the East coast of Malaysia. Beautiful scenery, welcoming people and a real chance to recharge the batteries and relax! Tips? This tour is rather 'over guided'. We felt a bit limited and restricted by the tight timetable. Not quite what we expected. Local benefits? Rather disappointing - our rep was Australian, not... (more)Kate Hemming
Maldives holiday, local islands & resort stay
From
US $2,449
including domestic flights only
Memorable parts? It was fantastic to spend time with local Maldivians and to get a genuine feel for their country and lifestyle. Another highlight was snorkelling with turtles and manta rays in the crystal clear aquamarine waters off some of the many islands. The Maldivians are incredibly kind people and their country is breathtakingly beautiful! Tips? - Go with an open mind and a sense of humour! - Take an underwater camera or GoPro, if at all possible. - Pack sun lotion and a... (more)Sandra Schuler
Burma sailing vacation, the Mergui archipelago
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US $1,712
excluding flights
Not knowing anything about the Islands off Burma, or knowing anyone who had been, it was all very memorable our week on the catamaran. We had a fantastic skipper, Carlos, who was fun, sociable and very practical in running the boat, with his team. Exceptional, we made the most of it with lots of swimming, snorkelling... (more)Bridget Gladwin
Kayaking through mangroves and visiting fishing villages was the most memorable moment. Excellent. Saw places few westerners have ever seen. Great climate. wonderful swimming. First class skipper and crew. (more)Marilyn Hands
Very good! Just being on a boat for a week was great. (more)Katharina Wieland
East Africa adventure vacation, safari, gorillas & beach
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US $3,789
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Gorilla Tracking was just outstanding. Many other highlights of the tour (camping in the Serengeti, visit of local villages, rafting the Nile) were also great. Tips? Prepare for long truck, bus and jeep rides, bring maybe a sleeping pillow or similar. Mattress is not necessary and a sleeping bag just for two nights, so don't bother to waste too much space for this. Hiking boots for the gorillas are a must. Don't miss out on the Pygmy village! Local benefits? Definitely... (more)Alessandra Hool
Egypt budget small group tour
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£1,079
excluding flights
Best bits: The boat trip and meal at the Nubian village (more)Gerry Kennedy
I thoroughly enjoyed my vacation, great organisation, very accommodating, great people and sights and all at an affordable price. (more)Ogo Mkparu
The most memorable parts of the vacation were the Guide Waleed, unforgettable. Nothing was too much trouble. Sufi dancing (an optional event) was stupendous. Felucca overnight. Valley of Kings - King Tuts tomb. Snorkelling in Red Sea. (more)Helen Golden
Egypt tour and beach break in Hurgada
From
£899
excluding flights
Memorable parts? There's so many! I was bowled over every time we visited a new temple. The sheer scale of them and the preservation is breathtaking. Our guide brought the sites to life so you could get a glimpse into what it may have been like to be alive during those times. Hot air ballooning over the Nile is something I will also never forget. Tips? Be prepared for hecticness. There is little time to relax so you may wish to add extra time at the end but it's totally worth... (more)Katie Morant
Croatia cultural vacation with homestay
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US $1,595
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Speed boat to blue caves in Havar. Dubrovnik old town walls walk. Tips? Sit back and relax everything runs on Croatian time. Local benefits? Yes. Overall rating? Tour of country excellent somewhat let down by poor tour guide. (more)victoria davies
vacations to Thailand, Classical Thailand
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US $2,405
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
Maldives on a shoestring, small group tour
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£704
excluding flights
One night I stood in the shallow waters and stingrays washed over my feet and we saw a large school of dolphins going past, followed closely by a logger head turtle and then some sharks! (more)Anne Hazzard
The most memorable part was the candle lit dinner + sunset on the tiny sandbank island...Very enjoyable. (more)Robert Linsky
Costa Rica vacation, off the beaten track
From
£1,598
excluding flights
The most memorable was the early morning canoe trip from Evergreen Lodge with Ray Brown wildlife watching. Snorkelling off Caño island and seeing sea turtles. (more)Ruth Lambert
The stunning countryside, wildlife and how incredibly clean of litter it is, great not seeing plastic rubbish everywhere... (more)Vince Payne
The most memorable part of the vacation was encountering unexpected wildlife up close! (more)Jackie Jones
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