Unusual destinations vacations

Tired of all the media driven ‘must sees’ and ‘top ten travel tips’? Here are some of our most unusual vacation destinations that are wonderful not because they are on trend, but because they are able to bring high quality, exciting responsible tourism offerings to the table. Some are unusual countries, such as Mongolia or Haiti, and others are regions within countries, just off the tourist track, such as inland Montenegro, or Alaska.

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New Zealands Subantarctic Islands cruise

New Zealands Subantarctic Islands cruise

Wildlife voyage to the Subantarctic inc Macquarie Island
From US $9,250 12 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2023: 25 Nov, 30 Dec
Papua New Guinea small group tour

Papua New Guinea small group tour

Stay with tribes and visit a festival in Papua New Guinea
From £8,595 16 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2023: 9 Aug
Georgia & Armenia cultural vacation

Georgia & Armenia cultural vacation

Journey to the furthest reaches of Europe
From £3,325 to £3,660 16 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2023: 8 Jun, 8 Sep, 6 Oct
2024: 24 May, 21 Jun, 13 Sep, 4 Oct
Costa Rica Wildlife tour, tailor made

Costa Rica Wildlife tour, tailor made

Visit one of most biologically intense places on earth
From US $2,850 11 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
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Guianas tour, small group

Guianas tour, small group

A unique tour of Guyana, Suriname and French Guyana
From £7,895 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2023: 13 Apr, 24 Aug, 21 Sep, 9 Nov
Sao Tome & Principe vacation

Sao Tome & Principe vacation

A wonderful break on the tropical isles, Sao Tome & Principe
From £4,150 14 days inc UK flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Guyana small group tour

Guyana small group tour

Wilderness, trekking, eco, wildlife, culture
From US $5,250 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2023: 1 Apr, 19 Aug, 9 Sep, 14 Oct, 2 Dec
Last min availability on these dates (2023): 01-Apr, 19-Aug, 09-Sep,
Saudi Arabia small group vacation

Saudi Arabia small group vacation

See the natural & cultural sights of Saudi Arabia in 11 days
From £5,395 11 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2023: 30 Oct, 10 Nov, 20 Nov, 1 Dec, 22 Dec
Small group Albania vacation

Small group Albania vacation

An incredible history set against a rugged landscape
From US $1,779 to US $1,949 10 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2023: 1 Sep, 29 Sep, 13 Oct
2024: 22 Mar, 3 May, 24 May, 7 Jun, 21 Jun, 30 Aug, 6 Sep, 13 Sep, 20 Sep, 27 Sep, 11 Oct
Mongolia adventure vacation with festival option

Mongolia adventure vacation with festival option

Off the beaten track adventure through spectacular Mongolia
From US $3,945 23 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2023: 20 Jun, 22 Jul
We are offering a 10% discount on all departures for this experience as a way of celebrating Mongolia's reopening of its borders & being able to travel again. That's $440 - $325 off per person. We look forward to welcoming you to our Mongolia.
Oman small group tour

Oman small group tour

Ancient spice trails, Wahiba Sands, superb coastal scenery
From £2,395 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2023: 2 Oct, 6 Nov
2024: 5 Feb, 11 Mar, 7 Oct, 4 Nov
Romania vacation, the Beauty of Yesterday

Romania vacation, the Beauty of Yesterday

Small group tour to rediscover enchanting rural Romania
From £1,795 12 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2023: 26 May, 8 Sep
Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan small group tour

Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan small group tour

A comprehensive tour through Azerbaijan, Georgia and Armenia
From £2,899 to £2,999 20 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2023: 30 Apr, 3 Sep
2024: 5 May, 1 Sep
Georgia and Armenia vacation

Georgia and Armenia vacation

Churches, monasteries, snow capped mountains, lakes and waterfalls
From US $3,949US $3,549 to US $4,349 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2023: 6 May, 3 Jun, 17 Jun, 1 Jul, 15 Jul, 2 Sep, 9 Sep, 16 Sep, 23 Sep, 7 Oct
2024: 4 May, 18 May, 1 Jun, 15 Jun, 29 Jun, 13 Jul, 20 Jul, 24 Aug, 31 Aug, 7 Sep, 14 Sep, 21 Sep, 5 Oct
Up to US $350 off selected dates.
Late availability on these dates: 06 May, 03 Jun, 17 Jun, 01 Jul
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Romania adventure vacation

Romania adventure vacation

An amazing tour exploring medieval Europe and Transylvania
From £3,145 to £3,460 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2023: 27 May, 2 Sep
2024: 11 May, 31 Aug
Tailor made tours of Oman

Tailor made tours of Oman

Privately escorted mystical trip of stunning Oman
From £1,850 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
Bhutan vacations, cultural tours

Bhutan vacations, cultural tours

Discover Bhutan for a once in a lifetime experience
From £2,195 to £2,295 11 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Algeria vacations, Desert and History

Algeria vacations, Desert and History

Explore the history and culture of Algeria
From £3,745 to £3,945 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2023: 30 Sep
2024: 13 Apr, 28 Sep
Senegal & the Gambia tour

Senegal & the Gambia tour

Explore the diverse regions of Senegal and Gambia
From US $3,895 10 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Chad wildlife vacation in Zakouma NP

Chad wildlife vacation in Zakouma NP

Spectacular safari to Africa's most exciting destination
From £3,600 10 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2024: 11 Mar
2025: 10 Mar
Socotra holiday in Yemen

Socotra holiday in Yemen

Remote island, unusual endemic flora and fauna
From £3,099 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2023: 16 Oct
Algeria tours, jewel of the Sahara

Algeria tours, jewel of the Sahara

An expedition through Algeria's wild Sahara desert
From £2,425 to £2,549 13 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2023: 30 Sep
2024: 3 Feb, 28 Sep
Tunisia vacation, tailor made

Tunisia vacation, tailor made

An immersive full circuit tour of stunning Tunisia
From US $4,100 12 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
The Gerewol Festival and Ennedi Mountains tour, Chad

The Gerewol Festival and Ennedi Mountains tour, Chad

Sandstone mountains, multi-hued lakes and the Wodaabe tribe
From £6,399 to £6,599 23 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2023: 8 Oct
2024: 6 Oct
Gabon wildlife vacation, mandrills and gorillas

Gabon wildlife vacation, mandrills and gorillas

Track Mandrills, Gorillas, Elephants in the forests of Gabon
From £7,250 10 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
West Africa tour, Bissau to Cotonou

West Africa tour, Bissau to Cotonou

Voodoo heartlands, traditional storytellers and lush islands
From £8,499 4 weeks ex flights
Small group travel: 2023: 15 Dec
2024: 7 Mar, 8 Dec
Pakistan tour, Indus Valley explorer

Pakistan tour, Indus Valley explorer

Vast deserts, ancient civilisations and Indus River Dolphins
From £3,099 to £3,199 16 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2023: 21 Oct
2024: 17 Feb, 19 Oct
Falkland Islands tour, birds and wildlife

Falkland Islands tour, birds and wildlife

A comprehensive Falklands birds and wildlife adventure
From £4,832 to £5,885 15 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made and runs between October - March
Falkland Islands wildlife tour

Falkland Islands wildlife tour

10 day Falklands birds and wildlife adventure
From £3,382 to £4,133 10 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made and runs between October - March
Ghana, Togo & Benin tour, Ouidah voodoo festival

Ghana, Togo & Benin tour, Ouidah voodoo festival

The magic of Benin's voodoo festival, plus Ghana and Togo
From £3,299 13 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2024: 8 Jan
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