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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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!
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.
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?!
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
Our tailor made adventure holidays will truly inspire and delight the senses and will live in your memory for ever.
Join us on one of our worldwide adventures coming up over the next few months – all guaranteed to depart, all at up to 20% off.