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Best of Jordan | 12 days

Best of Jordan | 12 days

This tailor-made holiday to Jordan takes in what we consider to be all the best bits: Roman ruins of Jerash, the Dead Sea, a jeep tour of Wadi Rum and a night in a Bedouin Camp, Crusader Castles, nature reserves and of course the spectacular archeological site of Petra.

Colombia Highlights | 14 Days

Colombia Highlights  | 14 Days

This holiday in Colombia will give you a good taste of the country and includes some of its major highlights. You'll get a flavour of the best of Colombia's vibrant cities - Cartagena and Bogota, spend time in some of its prettiest countryside - in the Coffee Country, & see the stunning coastline of Tayrona.

Forts and Palaces of Rajasthan | 16 days

Forts and Palaces of Rajasthan | 16 days

India is one of the most exciting and rewarding travel destinations in the world. Colourful cities, exquisite temples, superb scenery, amazing wildlife and delicious food all await the discerning traveller. India offers a range of accommodation from quirky hotels to former palaces, and it's no surprise that so many travellers return again and again.

Highlights of Nicaragua | 16 days

Highlights of Nicaragua | 16 days

This Nicaragua holiday has been designed to take in many of the country's main attractions and some of its best accomodation with some charming, small, colonial hotels and some excellent ecolodges. You'll see some beautiful landscapes on this trip and some fascinating towns.

Highlights of the Silk Road | 11 days

Highlights of the Silk Road | 11 days

In this holiday to Uzbekistan you will visit the three most impressive Silk Road cities in the country - Samarkand, Bukhara and Khiva. Admire the dazzling tiled mosques, minarets and madrassas. Haggle for a bargain in the colourful markets. Wander the alleyways of the old towns. This itinerary can be adapted adding in extra places or extra excursions as you wish.

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Amazon, Iguazu Falls, Rio and the beach | 10-16 days

Amazon, Iguazu Falls, Rio and the beach | 10-16 days

Spend 3 nights in Rio, visiting Corcovado & Sugar Loaf, 2 nights at Iguacu Falls on the border with Argentina, 3 nights at an Amazon lodge, followed by optional extensions to beaches at Praia do Forte, Buzios or Ilha Grande.

Best of Jordan | 12 days

Best of Jordan | 12 days

This tailor-made holiday to Jordan takes in what we consider to be all the best bits: Roman ruins of Jerash, the Dead Sea, a jeep tour of Wadi Rum and a night in a Bedouin Camp, Crusader Castles, nature reserves and of course the spectacular archeological site of Petra.

Beyond the Incas | 18 days

Beyond the Incas | 18 days

This holiday visits the little explored north of Peru as well as taking in Cusco and Machu Picchu. The north has a number of interesting archaeological sites including the impressive Chachapoyan ruins of Kuelap, the Chimu city of Chan Chan and Moche Sipan. Iquitos on the bank of the River Amazon is the largest city in the world that cannot be reached by road.

Brazil's North-East and Rio | 11 days

Brazil's North-East and Rio | 11 days

Explore the highlights of Rio de Janeiro for three nights, then travel north to Salvador de Bahia for two nights. Enjoy three nights by beautiful beaches on Fernando de Noronha and a final night in colonial Olinda.

Ceylon Explorer | 15 days

Ceylon Explorer | 15 days

Combining Sri Lanka's ancient history, dazzling hill country and excellent wildlife viewing with a stay at the beach near the historic dutch fort at Galle, this two week tour offers a comprehensive overview of Sri Lanka's highlights.

Classic Sri Lanka with East Coast I 15 days

Classic Sri Lanka with East Coast I 15 days

This two week tour showcases some of Sri Lanka's more off-the-beaten-path areas whilst still ensuring you get your fill of culture, scenery, wildlife and beach. After all, the country is so full of things to do and places to see, why keep up with the Joneses when you can tread your own path?

Colombia Highlights | 14 Days

Colombia Highlights  | 14 Days

This holiday in Colombia will give you a good taste of the country and includes some of its major highlights. You'll get a flavour of the best of Colombia's vibrant cities - Cartagena and Bogota, spend time in some of its prettiest countryside - in the Coffee Country, & see the stunning coastline of Tayrona.

Connoisseur's Peru | 14 days

Connoisseur's Peru | 14 days

This is a luxury Peru holiday that is far from the ordinary. You will get a real insight into the country with a number of special excursions that are not included in most Peru holidays. Visit Lima, the Amazon Basin, Cusco the Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu.

Costa Verde, Rio and Iguazu Falls | 13 days

Costa Verde, Rio and Iguazu Falls | 13 days

Rio for three nights, the Iguacu Falls for two nights, and then onwards to the lush Costa Verde ? Green Coast, where you stay a couple of nights in colonial Paraty, before ending on Ilha Grande for three nights.

Ecuadorian Journey | 11 days

Ecuadorian Journey | 11 days

Travelling south to north, this Ecuador holiday starts in the coastal city of Guayaquil, heads through El Cajas national park to Cuenca, then along the Devil's Nose train ride and through the Avenue of the Volcanoes to Quito, and finally Otavalo.

Express Jordan Luxury Holiday | 6 days

Express Jordan Luxury Holiday | 6 days

This short holiday to Jordan could be the answer if you've only got a few days to spare! Want to go somewhere really different but not compromise on comfort? Jordan is only a 5 hour flight from the UK yet feels truly different. Of course longer is better, but you can get a flavour of the country, see the magnificent site of Petra and spend a little time relaxing, floating in the Dead Sea.

Family holiday to Colombia | 14 days

Family holiday to Colombia | 14 days

This family trip to Colombia visits some of the highlights of the country with activities that can be enjoyed by both children and adults. From a train across the Savannah of Bogota, to bamboo river rafting, to Caribbean beaches, it is a very varied holiday.

Forts and Palaces of Rajasthan | 16 days

Forts and Palaces of Rajasthan | 16 days

India is one of the most exciting and rewarding travel destinations in the world. Colourful cities, exquisite temples, superb scenery, amazing wildlife and delicious food all await the discerning traveller. India offers a range of accommodation from quirky hotels to former palaces, and it's no surprise that so many travellers return again and again.

Galapagos and Amazon Adventure | 16 days

Galapagos and Amazon Adventure | 16 days

Spend six nights exploring the Galapagos, staying on three different islands - you'll walk, bike, canoe and snorkel. The wildlife is spectacular with sea lions, giant tortoises, marine iguanas and a huge amount more. A four night trip into the Amazon is included visiting the remote Huaorani community with a chance to camp for a night in the jungle.

Golden Triangle | 9 days

Golden Triangle | 9 days

Experience a taste of India on one of our favourite short itineraries which includes some of India's most famous landmarks. The Golden Triangle explores Delhi's Old and New districts, the legendary Taj Mahal and the pink city of Jaipur. If you have a little more time to spare why not add on a few nights at a National Park in search of the elusive Bengal Tiger.

Highlights of Nicaragua | 16 days

Highlights of Nicaragua | 16 days

This Nicaragua holiday has been designed to take in many of the country's main attractions and some of its best accomodation with some charming, small, colonial hotels and some excellent ecolodges. You'll see some beautiful landscapes on this trip and some fascinating towns.

Highlights of the Silk Road | 11 days

Highlights of the Silk Road | 11 days

In this holiday to Uzbekistan you will visit the three most impressive Silk Road cities in the country - Samarkand, Bukhara and Khiva. Admire the dazzling tiled mosques, minarets and madrassas. Haggle for a bargain in the colourful markets. Wander the alleyways of the old towns. This itinerary can be adapted adding in extra places or extra excursions as you wish.

Highlights of Vietnam | 14 days

Highlights of Vietnam | 14 days

Starting in Hanoi, this holiday will see you travel southwards to Halong Bay where you spend two nights onboard a ship cruising the bay. Continue to historic Hue and Hoi An, ending in Saigon with a visit to the Cu Chi Tunnels and the Mekong Delta.

Lighthouses and Whales in Gaspe | 15 Days

Lighthouses and Whales in Gaspe | 15 Days

A delightful 14 day self-drive trip, circling from and to Montreal, which takes in the rugged mountain and ocean scenery of the Gaspe Peninsula. Sea cliffs and forest dominate the peninsulas northern shore landscape - the Gaspe National Park in particular offers opportunities for hiking and relaxation in equal measure.

Morocco Discovery | 12 days

Morocco Discovery | 12 days

Near the Straits of Gibraltar, in Morocco you will experience new exotic sights, sounds and smells. This adventure allows you to discover the best highlights from this exciting country. Visit the palaces and sprawling souks in the Imperial Cities. Ride a camel through the Sahara Desert and discover its majestic beauty as you spend a night under the stars.

Mountains and Forests of Ecuador | 16 days

Mountains and Forests of Ecuador | 16 days

This Ecuador Holiday will see you explore the Avenue of the Volcanoes, the cloudforest, rainforest and more. You will get an in-depth feel for Ecuador that most other tours won't give you.

Multi-country: Costa Rica & Nicaragua | 14 days

Multi-country: Costa Rica & Nicaragua | 14 days

This holiday to Costa Rica and Nicaragua takes in some of Costa Rica's best natural sites and Nicaragua's best colonial towns. We think this is a great combination. With extra time the trip can be extended to Nicaragua's white sand Corn Islands or Costa Rica's Tortuguero National Park, where turtles nest.

Spice Routes of Kerala | 13 days

Spice Routes of Kerala | 13 days

Naturally lush and emerald green, the Southern state of Kerala is India's most promising destination. Your journey will take you through some of this scenically diverse region, through some of the highest mountains South of the Himalayas, through spice plantations, the wilderness at Periyar before reaching the beaches and backwaters.

Statues and Cities | 12 days

Statues and Cities | 12 days

This trip takes you to San Agustin, Colombia's impressive UNESCO protected archaeological site where there are hundreds of carved stone statues spread over lush mountainous terrain. The contrasting cities of Cultural Bogota and Caribbean Cartagena are included too with fascinating day trip options.

The Medellin Flower Festival - August | 11 days

The Medellin Flower Festival - August | 11 days

The Medellin Flower Festival takes place during the first 10 days of August. It's a flower filled celebration made up of over 140 events from musical performances to horse shows, colourful parades and pageants. In this holiday we include three days in Medellin to sample the fiesta with the remainder of the trip spent exploring the capital, Bogota and the beautiful Caribbean city of Cartagena.

Total Uzbekistan | 15 days

Total Uzbekistan | 15 days

This holiday covers the Silk Road cities of Samarkand, Bukhara and Khiva, and a lot more. We include the lush Fergana Valley where you can see how silk is still made today, two mountainous and little visited regions - Boysun and Nurata where you'll stay with local families and will get an insight into the Uzbek traditions and way of life.

Trek to the Lost City | 13 days

Trek to the Lost City | 13 days

The trek to Colombia's Lost City or Ciudad Perdida is one of South America's classic trips. The Lost City is made up of terraced complexes, bridges, paths and aqueducts. It's believed to have been built by the Tayrona people around 800 AD. It's a tough five day trek through steamy jungle ascending the slopes of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta.

Winter Wonderland | 14 days

Winter Wonderland | 14 days

A truly magical 14 day trip, encompassing all things white and wintery in Western Canada. Discover a real winter wonderland in the Rockies, as you take to the snow in a variety of modes. Try your hand at snowmobiling, sleigh riding and dog sledding as you explore pristine snow filled valleys and meander through glittery forests.

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Ethiopia

Ethiopia

Ethiopia has a rich history and dramatic landscapes. In the north, Lalibela is famed for its churches hewn out of rock, Gondar has dramatic 17th century castles and Axum is reputedly home to the Ark of the Covenant. The Simien Mountains form a vast plateau dotted with groups of gelada baboons. To the south are the Bale Mountains, the Great Rift Valley and the tribes of the Omo Valley.


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