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Discovery

Discovery and Adventure

Imaginative Traveller's Discovery trips are designed to showcase the very best a region has to offer; immerse yourself in the culture, spend time with local people and discover the real essence of a place. You could find yourself learning the art of tajine-making at a homestay in Morocco, wandering the temples of Angkor Wat, taking a canoe safari in Botswana, lazing on secluded beaches in Cuba or marvelling at the ruins of Machu Picchu. See the real country and experience life with expert local guides.

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Our Discovery trips


TRIP CODE
EAYA

GROUP TOUR from £3099 for 0 days

HIGHLIGHTS

- Camp near the pyramids belonging to the Royal Necropolis of Meroe
- Visit the the Archaeological Museum in Khartoum
- Explore the town of Dongola on the banks of the Nile
- Visit the beautiful ancient Egyptian Temple of Soleb

TRIP CODE
IGGSB

GROUP TOUR from £660 for 3 days

HIGHLIGHTS

- Bolivia's Salar de Uyuni is the world's largest salt lake. Cross the perspective-bending white expanse in a 4WD with a local guide, making several fascinating stops along the way
- Uyuni was once a distribution centre for trains carrying minerals to the Pacific. Walk among rusty, abandoned trains in the old Train Cemetery
- As you explore the rocky island of Isla Wasi, rising from the salt pans and covered with flowering cacti, you might feel like you've stepped inside a surrealist painting

TRIP CODE
EAWC

GROUP TOUR from £849 for 4 days

HIGHLIGHTS

- Visit the ghost town of Pripyat and the disaster site Reactor No. 4 
- Includes special permit to enter the Nuclear Power Plant
- Spend one night within the abandoned Chernobyl's Exclusion Zone 
- See Kiev's main heritage sites including UNESCO Lavra Monastery

TRIP CODE
IGGHE

GROUP TOUR from £675 for 4 days

HIGHLIGHTS

- Walk on the verge of an extinct volcanic crater
- View the ruined ceremonial village of Orongo
- Play on the pure white sands of Anakena Beach

TRIP CODE
IQVHM

GROUP TOUR from £385 for 4 days

HIGHLIGHTS

- Enjoy plenty of tacos, quesadillas and delicious elotes (charred corn) while eating your way through Mexico City's street food scene.
- Picture life in Mexico 2000 years ago while strolling down the 'Avenue of the Dead' and marvelling at the ancient Pyramid of the Sun and the Pyramid of the Moon.
- Taste pulque, which is made from the fermented sap of the maguey (agave) plant, and dates back 2000 years

TRIP CODE
ECZT

GROUP TOUR from £1349 for 5 days

HIGHLIGHTS

- A chance to see the Northern Lights in amazing landscapes
- Complete the Golden Triangle of Gullfoss Waterfall, Geysir and Thingvellir N.P
- Glacier walking and the amazing Glacial Lagoon

TRIP CODE
IBMRI

GROUP TOUR from £805 for 5 days

HIGHLIGHTS

- There's a lot more to Iceland than ice (and Bjork). Ford the fjords, glaciers, volcanoes, black sands and thermal springs of this magical land in the world's far north
- Discover Iceland's fascinating history of Reykjavik, and visit the astonishing Lutheran church of Hallgrimskirkja
- The Eurasian and American tectonic plates may now be pulling apart in Thingvellir National Park, but over a thousand years ago this was the site where Iceland's first parliament came together

TRIP CODE
IPVOD

GROUP TOUR from £1102 for 5 days

HIGHLIGHTS

- Explore the world’s oldest rainforest – including a private area not open to the general public – with passionate local guides.
- Spot crocodiles during a wildlife cruise on Cooper Creek, with expert eyes on board to point out creatures hidden in the forest.
- Take a guided walk along the pristine, rainforest-rimmed beach of Cape Tribulation, where Europeans tried and failed to tame the coastal wilderness for hundreds of years.

TRIP CODE
IPACGR

GROUP TOUR from £1031 for 6 days

HIGHLIGHTS

- Stay in unique four star accommodation along Victoria's Great Ocean Road and Grampians
- Enjoy a native food dinner cooked by a local chef
- Walk where few dare to tread on a special section of the Great Ocean Road, travelling down Gibson Steps to a glistening shoreline dotted with giant stone monuments

TRIP CODE
IPNTW6-O

GROUP TOUR from £688 for 6 days

HIGHLIGHTS

- As well as visiting key attractions such as Wineglass Bay and the Bay of Fires, this pioneering trip takes you to parts of Tassie that are more off the beaten track
- Your guide will provide information about the flora, fauna and landscapes of Tasmania, giving you an insight into some of the country's World Heritage listed areas
- Trek along multiple walking trails through spectacular Cradle Mountain National Park

TRIP CODE
IBMSW

GROUP TOUR from £1012 for 6 days

HIGHLIGHTS

- There's a lot more to Iceland than ice and vikings. Follow the scenic 'Golden Circle', visiting geothermal springs and geysers, the mighty waterfall of Gullfoss and the site of the nation's first parliament at Thingvellir
- Discover Iceland's fascinating history on a guided tour of Reykjavik, which includes a visit to the massive Lutheran church of Hallgrimskirkja
- Drive along the island’s spectacular South Shore past the Reynisdrangar Rocks and volcanic black sand beaches

TRIP CODE
ITKKS

GROUP TOUR from £679 for 6 days

HIGHLIGHTS

- This trip takes in the major highlights of Phnom Penh and Siem Reap, and with an included flight between the two, you’ll have maximum time and not have to worry about long travel days
- Discover the contrasting sides to Cambodia’s history at Phnom Penh’s Tuoi Sieng Genocide Museum (S21) and Choeung Ek, and the city’s Royal palace and Silver Pagoda
- Dine at the Friends restaurant to taste delicious local food and support an organisation that helps vulnerable local children
 
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