January – Kilimanjaro

From January to March temperatures on Kilimanjaro are usually slightly cooler which means that mountain views are normally clearer. This period also avoids the busiest climbing season of June to October allowing you to ‘enjoy’ your time on this popular mountain more.

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    Serengeti & Kilimanjaro

    Tour price from GBP 2520 for 14days.
    Visiting: Tanzania,Kenya

    Travel to Africa and experience some of Kenya and Tanzania’s most famous natural wonders on this Active trip for those with a passion for the outdoors. The vast Serengeti plains evoke a sense of wo …

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February – Rio Carnival

Enjoy seven days of non-stop partying at the world’s biggest fiesta! Experience the pulsating energy of Brazil’s capital, Rio, witness the kaleidoscopic colours of the Sambadrome, take a sunset cruise in Guanabara Bay and visit Sugarloaf Mountain and Corcovado.

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    Rio Carnival Standard Package

    Tour price from GBP 1560 for 6days.
    Visiting: Brazil

    Join the thousands of Cariocas for a week long frenzy of dancing and celebration in the Sambadrome and across the entire city. Our Standard Carnival Package package is a step up from the Independen …

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Travel Tip – Inca Trail Closed

The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu in Peru is closed during February for maintenance. However it is still possible to take the Lares, Community and Quarry Inca trails on a number of our Peru adventure tours.

March – Nepal

Spring in Nepal sees the Himalayas blooming with wild flowers and fantastic displays of rhododendron. Temperatures are rising but the air is usually still cool enough to provide good mountain views in the mornings. Trails are also quieter than the peak trekking months of September to November.

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    Into the Annapurna

    Tour price from GBP for 11days.
    Visiting: Nepal

    Leave Kathmandu and head for Pokhara before hitting the road for our five-day Community Lodge trek. You’ll get to see loads of amazeballs stuff… views of the Annapurna range, rad wildlife, fore …

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Travel Tip – Sri Lanka

If the mountains do not appeal then how about hitting the gorgeous beaches of Sri Lanka during its dry season. Our Circle Sri Lanka trip departs EVERY Sunday throughout the year.

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    Circle Sri Lanka

    Tour price from GBP 1255 for 15days.
    Visiting: Sri Lanka

    From Anuradhapura city to the Polonnaruwa ruins, Sigiriya rock to Mirissa and Galle to Colombo – this fun, relaxing and culture-rich tour of Sri Lanka shows you the very best of this beautiful is ...

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April – Turkey

25 April is Anzac Day and a number of our adventure tours to Turkey coincide with a visit to Gallipoli. The itineraries are amended to include a night spent under the stars at Anzac Cove to enable access to the dawn memorial service which takes place at this emotive battlefield site.

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    Ottoman is not Just a Footstool

    Tour price from GBP for 15days.
    Visiting: Turkey

    Start in Istanbul before heading off to explore Gallipoli, Eceabat and Ayvalik (think cobblestones and cafes).  Next up you’ve got Selcuk, Pamukkale and Fethiye for amazeballs Greco-Roman ruins, ...

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Travel Tip - Japan

April is the optimum time to enjoy the stunning cherry blossom displays in Japan. Tokyo offers a number of key sites and there is even special night-viewing at specific locations Try our Land of the Rising Sun tour.

  • Land of the Rising Sun   


    Land of the Rising Sun

    Tour price from GBP 2510 for 14days.
    Visiting: Japan

    Experience the best of this fascinating country on a comprehensive tour of Japan. From Tokyo city to cultural Kyoto, the wonders and beauty of Japan are revealed.

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May – Galapagos

The month of May falls in between both the warm/cold and dry/wet seasons so should provide the most comfortable month for enjoying these spectacular islands. For wildlife, the Blue-footed Boobies start courting and the Green Sea Turtles and Marine Iguanas begin to hatch.

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    Active Galapagos

    Tour price from GBP 2058 for 11days.
    Visiting: Ecuador,Galapagos Islands

    Amazing wildlife, both on land and underwater, is the drawcard of the remote Galapagos Islands. Tour the Galapagos' outstanding natural beauty and interesting history by foot, boat and bike on this ...

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Travel Tip - Self-drive Morocco

Try our NEW tailor-made ‘Self-drive Morocco’ trips? Ideal for those who enjoy their freedom as well as the support of a back-up team. Head up to the cooler Atlas Mountains pre the heat and tourists of the summer.

June – Greece

Now is the time to hit the turquoise waters of the Mediterranean and hop on board a yacht on our NEW sailing trip between Santorini and Mykonos. Get involved or just sit back and relax and enjoy idyllic beaches, friendly tavernas and crystal-clear waters before the heat (and crowds) of the summer arrive.

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    Sail Greece - Santorini to Mykonos

    Tour price from GBP 825 for 8days.
    Visiting: Greece

    Dreaming of crystal-clear sapphire waters, whitewashed villages, history laden ruins, lively Greek culture and delectable cuisine straight off the land or from the sea? Then sailing from Greece's Sant ...

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Travel Tip - Victoria Falls

In June the Falls have plenty of water without the overwhelming amount of spray of the wet season so you can take photos but not get totally soaked! Plus game concentrations in neighbouring Botswana are at their highest.

July – Alaska

With a limited tourist window, now is the time to take the opportunity to visit arguably the world’s greatest outdoor playground, Alaska. Brimming with glaciers, whales and grizzlies, spectacular mountain scenery and a stunning coastline, join us on our NEW Alaskan Adventure!

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    Alaskan Adventure

    Tour price from GBP for 21days.
    Visiting: Canada,America

    Soak in Takhini’s mineral springs, Spot grizzly bears and beluga whales, Get swept up by the beauty of the Kenai Peninsula, Be surrounded by the continent's biggest collection of glaciers in the ...

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Travel Tip - Ramadan

Ramadan is often perceived as a time to avoid Muslim countries but in fact most tourist destinations see little change. If respectful, you should enjoy a warm welcome and quieter visits of key sites in the Middle East.

August – Iceland

NOW is the time to enjoy the dramatic landscapes of this incredibly scenic country. Our Wilds of Iceland trip takes you by super-jeep and foot into the remote interior that few experience. Take a three day trek through the highlands, hike on the largest icecap in Europe and enjoy geothermal pools, glacial lagoons - and volcanoes!

Travel Tip - Tibet

You can still enjoy the Himalayas even though the traditionally most popular trekking areas in Nepal are swathed in the monsoon. Take our Tibet Unplugged trip and visit Lhasa plus the northern Everest Base Camp instead.

September – Serengeti

If the scene of a million wildebeest, zebra and antelope stampeding across the Mara River between the Masai Mara in Kenya and the Serengeti in Tanzania appeals then this is the month to enjoy a safari experience in East Africa. Why not book a balloon trip and witness the spectacle from above?!

  • Serengeti Trail   


    Serengeti Trail

    Tour price from GBP 850 for 8days.
    Visiting: Tanzania,Kenya

    Africa is truly the cradle of life. Roam the famous Serengeti National Park, nearly 15,000 sq km of rolling savanna that shelters an astounding array of animals from miniature dik-dik antelopes to ...

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Travel Tip - Ranthambore National Park Closed

Ranthambore National Park in India is closed July to September so our Classic Rajasthan trip visits Mansingh Sanctuary instead. Boasting diverse wildlife from panthers to wild boar, it also contains many rare plant species.

October – Costa Rica

July to October is the season when the leatherback turtles of Tortuguero National Park hatch. Meaning ‘turtle catcher’, Tortuguero is renowned the world over for its turtle-laying beaches and you can enjoy an optional night tour on our Classic Costa Rica tour plus experience the explosive Arenal Volcano and Monteverde Skywalk.

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    Classic Costa Rica

    Tour price from GBP 995 for 15days.
    Visiting: Costa Rica

    Every year thousands of tourists travel to Costa Rica but few get to experience this charismatic country's real way of life. On this Classic Costa Rica trip, stay with a local family in Santa Rosa ...

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Travel Tip - Overland through Burma

October sees the inaugural journey of our NEW Kunming to Bangkok via Burma exploratory overland expedition, travelling from the little-visited ethnic areas of southern China through the heart of Burma and on to Thailand.

November – Burma

Enjoy the dry season on our hugely popular Best of Burma trip cruising the Irrawaddy River to Mandalay, visiting the temples of Bagan and the incredible Shwedagon Pagoda, overnighting by the holy Kyaiktiyo Rock and watching the leg-rowing fishermen of Inle Lake. Or choose from SIX other trips to Burma!

  • Feel the Burm   


    Feel the Burm

    Tour price from GBP for 15days.
    Visiting: Burma

    When we talk about getting off the beaten track, we’re talking about Burma: hill tribes who’ve never seen foreigners, one-legged rowing fisherman, 2000 temples in one valley and a balancing roc ...

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Travel Tip - Thailand

November is the month with the least amount of rain in Thailand and it is not too hot or humid. You can also enjoy the spectacular Festival of Light - Loi Krathong with its decorative floats and firework displays.

December – Patagonia

Spend Xmas and New Year in one of the world’s most spectacularly scenic areas – Patagonia. At the southernmost tip of South America and shared between Argentina and Chile, Patagonia covers the stunning mountain regions of Fitzroy, Torres del Paine and Tierra del Fuego – otherwise known as the Ends of the Earth.

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    Patagonia Wilderness

    Tour price from GBP 2480 for 15days.
    Visiting: Argentina,Chile

    Become an adventurer in the Patagonian wilderness – one of the most remote and beautiful environments in the world. Visit the best of nature's attractions in Argentina before heading to Chile to ...

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Travel Tip - Cuba

Enjoy dry, sunny days out of hurricane season – choose from our 9 day Cuba Fantastica, our 8 day ‘Plus style’ Beautiful Cuba or our 15 day Complete Cuba or Best of Cuba – the latter spending 11 nights out of 14 in homestays.


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