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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
EAWC

GROUP TOUR from £999 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 £600 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 £425 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
IZMLS

GROUP TOUR from £780 for 5 days

HIGHLIGHTS

- Bring the history and stories of Ancient Greece to life with the insider knowledge of a local host on a visit to the world-famous Acropolis.
- Uncover stunning views and the local way of life with hikes through the island’s charming hilltop villages, from the fortress-like Ano Syros to the cave dwellings of ancient philosophers.
- Taste the traditional flavours of the island with a dinner as you watch a Syros sunset over the Aegean and Rembetika music floats around you.

TRIP CODE
IZMLL

GROUP TOUR from £750 for 5 days

HIGHLIGHTS

- Learn what a self-sustaining lifestyle looks like when you spend a day at sea with a local fisherman and his wife.
- Support local wine producers and enjoy a wine and cheese tasting at a local winery.
- Get back to nature with a guided bike ride through the centre of the island of Lastovo.

TRIP CODE
IERLF

GROUP TOUR from £590 for 5 days

HIGHLIGHTS

- Spend a day on the Mediterranean Sea on a private boat, visiting small islands and swimming in the crystal waters.
- Take part in a Turkish meze cooking class, using food that you’ve picked yourself.
- Learn about how turtles are rehabilitated at a dedicated Sea Turtle rescue centre.

TRIP CODE
IERLT

GROUP TOUR from £575 for 5 days

HIGHLIGHTS

- Spend a day on the Mediterranean Sea on a private boat, visiting small islands and swimming in the crystal waters.
- Take part in a Turkish meze cooking class, using food that you’ve picked yourself.
- Learn about how turtles are rehabilitated at a dedicated Sea Turtle rescue centre.

TRIP CODE
ECZT

GROUP TOUR from £1249 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 £795 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 £1245 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 £780 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.

TRIP CODE
IQVKC

GROUP TOUR from £815 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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