Our Basic tours offer superb value and are ideal for those who are happy to forgo some creature comforts in favour of an authentic and fun experience. Under the leadership of a fully trained tour leader, you will enjoy all the highlights and freedom of independent travel with the convenience, security and companionship of a small group.

Style Facts

  • Plenty of free time to explore independently
  • Optional activities to suit your budget
  • Freedom to choose your own meals
  • Simple famliy run hotels
  • Mostly public transportation
  • Fully trained and experienced leader.

Top 10 Trips in this style

  • 10 Day Perth to Broome   


    10 Day Perth to Broome

    Tour price from GBP 880 for 10 days.
    Visiting: Australia

    Soak up the laidback lifestyle on Australia's West Coast from Perth to Broome. From isolated beaches to vibrant reefs, this tour shows just how generous Mother Nature can be.

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  • Africa East & South between Dar es Salaam and Victoria Falls   


    Africa East & South between Dar es Salaam and Victoria Falls

    Tour price from GBP 730 for 19 days.
    Visiting: Malawi,Tanzania,Zambia,Zimbabwe

    Travelling from the beaches of East Africa to the magnificent Victoria Falls in the heart of Southern Africa, get an incredible insight into the life of rural Africa together with plenty of opportunit...

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  • Africa East & South between Nairobi and Dar es Salaam   


    Africa East & South between Nairobi and Dar es Salaam

    Tour price from GBP 800 for 14 days.
    Visiting: Kenya,Tanzania

    This is a classic trip that covers the highlights of the region and deserves its reputation as one of the best trips in Africa. After leaving Nairobi, you head straight to the Masai Mara for an incred...

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  • Alaskan Wonder   


    Alaskan Wonder

    Tour price from GBP 1485 for 13 days.
    Visiting: America

    Welcome to the Land of the Midnight Sun, Alaska, the last wilderness frontier - this is a land of majestic mountain spires, crystal-clear lakes, and glimmering ice-blue glaciers. With an abundance ...

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  • Anchorage to Ushuaia   


    Anchorage to Ushuaia

    Tour price from GBP 9280 for 210 days.
    Visiting: Argentina,Belize,Bolivia,Canada,Chile,Colombia,Costa Rica,Ecuador,El Salvador,Guatemala,Honduras,Mexico,Nicaragua,Panama,Peru,America

    Our New Trip across All the America's is a recreation of a trip that we first ran back in the 1990s, enabling intrepid travellers to head from Alaska in the very north of North America and traverse...

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  • Andes & Amazon between Buenos Aires and Rio de Janeiro   


    Andes & Amazon between Buenos Aires and Rio de Janeiro

    Tour price from GBP 790 for 19 days.
    Visiting: Argentina,Brazil

    A South American odyssey, this action-packed holiday length adventure takes you through the two South American giants, Brazil and Argentina. Starting (or ending) in the buzzing city of Rio de Janeiro,...

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  • Andes & Amazon between Cartagena and Quito   


    Andes & Amazon between Cartagena and Quito

    Tour price from GBP 840 for 19 days.
    Visiting: Colombia,Ecuador

    This adventurous journey takes in one of South America’s most fascinating and least-visited countries: Colombia. It's not your average tourist destination yet the country seems to have it all: idyll...

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  • Andes & Amazon between Quito and Lima   


    Andes & Amazon between Quito and Lima

    Tour price from GBP 810 for 20 days.
    Visiting: Ecuador,Peru

    If you've only got three weeks in which to sample South America, you couldn't do better than visit Ecuador and Peru. These two countries, rich in culture and landscape, are like South America in a nut...

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  • Beijing to Hong Kong   


    Beijing to Hong Kong

    Tour price from GBP 1855 for 23 days.
    Visiting: China

    China really does have it all: tranquil countrysides offering jaw-dropping natural scenery and invigorating hikes, neon cities boasting incredible food and scintillating nightlife and points of his...

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  • Buenos Aires to Rio Unplugged   


    Buenos Aires to Rio Unplugged

    Tour price from GBP 1570 for 17 days.
    Visiting: Argentina,Brazil,Uruguay

    Hit two of South America's most exciting cities - Buenos Aires and Rio de Janeiro - discovering their wild nightlife, friendly residents and cultural charm along the way. Explore bays filled with n...

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