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Distinctive journeys

Please find below a selection of distinctive journeys around the world.

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.

Bears, Whales and Rockies | 18 days

Bears, Whales and Rockies | 18 days

If you are looking for the ultimate West Coast adventure, this trip is perfect. We have handpicked a stunning range of properties for this ever popular route, staying in lake side lodges surrounded by ancient forests, beautiful beachfront accommodation, as well as historic city hotels bursting with character. Self-drive or escorted tour.

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.

Classic Sabah | 14 days

Classic Sabah | 14 days

Focusing on Sabah's natural delights, visit the Kinabatangan Wildlife Sanctuary, the Danum Valley Nature Conservancy, the Kinabalu National Park, Kota Kinabalu City and relax on the stunning beaches of Gaya Island.

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.

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.

From Coast to Coast | 12 days

From Coast to Coast | 12 days

This trip takes in some of the most beautiful places in Colombia - the wild Pacific Coast near Nuqui where you can whale watch, the unspoilt Caribbean island of Providencia and Tayrona National Park.

From Coast to Coast | 13 days

From Coast to Coast | 13 days

Costa Rica is a tiny yet incredibly diverse country. The Pacific and Caribbean coastlines coupled with the volcanic spine make for a great diversity of climatic zones. The location of this country means that fauna and flora from both North and South America mix here, a real continental convergence zone.

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.

Highlights of Myanmar | 13 days

Highlights of Myanmar | 13 days

This holiday to Myanmar provides a good introduction to this fascinating country. You'll take in the spectacular ruins at Bagan, boat trips on Inle Lake, explore glittering temples at Mandalay and Yangon, and ascend Mount Popa.

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.

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.

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.

Polar Bear Tundra Experience | 7 days

Polar Bear Tundra Experience  | 7 days

Often referred to as the Polar Bear capital of the world, Churchill is a small, northern community with a lot of character; where you'll find warm, home hospitality and clean, comfortable hotels. Staying in town these adventures offer a well rounded program combining polar bear viewing with activities in and around the community.

Polar Bears - Mother and Cubs Adventure | 8 days

Polar Bears - Mother and Cubs Adventure | 8 days

This wildlife adventure on the coast of Hudson Bay takes you to a remote lodge in search of polar bears. This trip takes place in a location and at a time of year with a particularly high concentration of mother bears and cubs. Northern Manitoba is one of the most pristine wilderness areas on earth.

Safari, Garden Route and Cape Town

Safari, Garden Route and Cape Town

This self-drive tailor-made holiday begins with a stay at a private, riverside game reserve where you can experience close up viewing of the Big-five. Continue driving along the garden route, passing through winelands and nature reserves along the way before ending your journey with a 3 night stay to explore Cape Town. Stay in 4* standard accommodation; a riverside lodge, country houses and a homestead on a working farm.

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.

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.

Walk Ecuador and the Galapagos | 15 days

Walk Ecuador and the Galapagos | 15 days

This holiday combines trekking in Ecuador with a visit to the Galapagos Islands where you'll explore on foot and by boat. This highly varied, active trip will see you ascending volcanic peaks and snorkelling with rich marine life.


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