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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
IPD22

GROUP TOUR from £1.0E+19 for 0 days

HIGHLIGHTS

- Get off the beaten track as you discover the raw desert landscapes and stunning coastline of Western Australia and the Kimberley in this ultimate overland adventure
- It may be a cliche, but life is all about the journey. Explore the major highlights between Perth and Darwin at a slower pace, allowing you to really get under the skin of a place
- Enjoy the flexibility of a private vehicle, the local knowledge of a passionate guide and the magic of camping under the great southern sky, Australian-style

TRIP CODE
IGGBJ

GROUP TOUR from £1.0E+19 for 0 days

HIGHLIGHTS

- From diverse landscapes to deep-rooted cultures and contrasting destinations, this trip covers a lot of ground across South America in a relatively short period of time
- La Paz provides insight into the many sides of Bolivian culture. While young people flock to the city for its booming industry, traditionally dressed residents sell ancient potions at the Witches’ Market
- Enjoy free time to discover the elegant colonial architecture and immaculately landscaped gardens of historical Sucre

TRIP CODE
IQVXAC

GROUP TOUR from £1.0E+19 for 0 days

HIGHLIGHTS

- The Pacuare River has been rated as one of the ten top best rivers around the world; not only for its rapids, but also its pristine rainforest surrounds and waterfalls
- Cahuita National Park is home to monkeys, reptiles, toucans and macaws, while its waters contain turtles, barracudas, sea urchins and more than 125 species of fish
- Hop into kayaks and paddle through the waterways of Tortuguero National Park in search of monkeys, sloths, caiman, jaguars, lizards, bats and a gamut of birdlife

TRIP CODE
IGGBQC

GROUP TOUR from £1.0E+19 for 0 days

HIGHLIGHTS

- Take a guided hike through the Amazon Rainforest and sample fresh fruit, tree worms and chocolate made from scratch in an indigenous farming community.
- See the enigmatic Nazca Lines, giant images etched into the desert that experts believe are more than 2000 years old.
- Choose to trek the classic Inca Trail, the Inca Quarry Trail or take the scenic train route to reach the ancient ruins of Machu Picchu.

TRIP CODE
IGGSB

GROUP TOUR from £705 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 £899 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 £1.0E+19 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 £870 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 £1285 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
IQVSO

GROUP TOUR from £700 for 5 days

HIGHLIGHTS

- Fiesta the night away in Mexico City and get into the true spirit of this haunting ceremonial festival.
- Get the low-down on all of the traditions and rituals of the Day of the Dead festival, including taking part in making your own traditional altar offering.
- Get a taste of local art with a visit to the Frida Kahlo Museum in the Coyoacan neighbourhood. Check out the works in her former home, with her art often focused on the notion of death.
 
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