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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
EWYMA

GROUP TOUR from £1999 for 7 days

HIGHLIGHTS

- Comfortable safari at a tented camp with walk in tents and en suite facilities
- Prolific wildlife of the Masai Mara including lion, elephant, hippo, and giraffe
- Lake Nakuru, famed for its wonderful Black and White rhino population
- Game drives, short nature walks and optional cultural village and walking excursions

TRIP CODE
IPVOB

GROUP TOUR from £1946 for 8 days

HIGHLIGHTS

- Bask in the beauty of Fraser Island on a 4WD adventure, visiting key panoramic lookout points, swimming in a clear lake, and searching for a dingo or two
- Enjoy the stunning white beaches of the Whitsunday Islands. You’ll be left in no doubt that Whitehaven Beach is one of the finest slices of shoreline in the world
- Discover the beautiful coral and tropical fish of the one and only Great Barrier Reef. A day cruise includes snorkelling and a commentary about conservation efforts

TRIP CODE
ECFA

GROUP TOUR from £1449 for 8 days

HIGHLIGHTS

- Enjoy a host of winter activities in magical surroundings
- Stay in fantastic lodge accommodation
- Experience an evening Northern Lights snowshoe 

TRIP CODE
IPKOSC

GROUP TOUR from £1730 for 8 days

HIGHLIGHTS

- Get back to basics with this classic nine day overland adventure. Camp in premenant campsites with furnishings including proper beds, cooling fans and electricity.
- Fly from Darwin to Alice Springs instead of 24 hours on a bus
- Enjoy twin share motel accommodation in Darwin and Alice Springs

TRIP CODE
IPOONC

GROUP TOUR from £1467 for 8 days

HIGHLIGHTS

- Get back to basics with this classic nine day overland adventure. Camp in permanent campsites with furnishings including proper beds, cooling fans and electricity.
- Get up early and see the sun rise over Uluru
- Fly from Alice Springs to Darwin instead of 24 hours on a bus

TRIP CODE
IPOONCY

GROUP TOUR from £1467 for 8 days

HIGHLIGHTS

- Get back to basics with this classic nine day overland adventure. Camp in premenant campsites with furnishings including proper beds, cooling fans and electricity.
- Fly into Yulara the day the trip starts instead of Alice Springs the day prior and save a days travel
- Fly from Alice Springs to Darwin instead of 24 hours on a bus, on an included flight

TRIP CODE
IXMSG

GROUP TOUR from £499 for 8 days

HIGHLIGHTS

- Discover Marrakech - Djemaa El-Fna isn't just a marketplace, it's a way of life. Marrakesh's largest outdoor food market is brimming with activity and is a great place to sample Moroccan delicacies while rubbing shoulders with the locals
- Explore pristine, secluded beaches of southern Morocco, find the spot where Ocean meet the mountains
- Discover a more laid back way of life in Taghazout, a sleepy coastal village where you can learn to surf and unwind with a yoga class.

TRIP CODE
EAVS

GROUP TOUR from £1049 for 8 days

HIGHLIGHTS

- Guided tour of Moscow's Kremlin and Armoury
- Discover Novgorod, the birthplace of Russia
- Visit the famous Amber Room at Catherine Palace in Pushkin
- Enjoy St Petersburg's sites including the Hermitage Museum & Faberge Museum

TRIP CODE
IGGBR

GROUP TOUR from £580 for 8 days

HIGHLIGHTS

- Arrive in the heaving, hedonistic metropolis of Rio de Janeiro and practice your samba on the streets of Lapa. 
- Visit some of Brazil's biggest icons, including Christ Redeemer, Ipanema Beach and Sugarloaf Mountain. 
- Party down with the locals in the streets of colonial Paraty, where Portugal meets Brazil, jungle meets sea and relaxation meets adventure.

TRIP CODE
IEESJ

GROUP TOUR from £855 for 8 days

HIGHLIGHTS

- Spend a whole day uncovering the majesty and mystery of the world wonder of Petra. The first glimpse of the Treasury from the narrow path of the Siq is unforgettable
- Experience the best weightlessness this side of outer space with an effortless float in the super-salty waters of the Dead Sea
- Hop in a jeep and experience the extraordinary desert scenery of Wadi Rum, a rugged moonscape of huge sandstone mountains

TRIP CODE
IZGXI

GROUP TOUR from £1525 for 8 days

HIGHLIGHTS

- Ride the rails through St Moritz’s staggering mountain scenery on the Bernina Express. The region is home to alpine forests, fast-flowing rivers and Eastern Switzerland’s highest summit, the Piz Bernina
- Spend a day exploring the beautiful villages, estates and gardens dotted around Lake Como, criss-crossing the lake by ferry. Taking a turn about the grounds of Bellagio's grand Villa Melzi can make you feel just a bit fancy, then see the shore from the vantage point of your kayak
- It may be eaten all over the world, but Italy really knows how to do pasta. Indulge in ambrosial Italian fare in Tirano, famous for pizzoccheri, a type of tagliatelle cooked with potatoes, cabbage and cheese

TRIP CODE
IGGSN

GROUP TOUR from £1435 for 8 days

HIGHLIGHTS

- Explore the lively neighbourhoods of Rio de Janeiro before taking some time out on the beaches of Copacabana
- As one of the oldest cities in the Americas, Salvador de Bahia displays a fascinating mix of its Afro-Brazilian and colonial heritage
- The beautiful grotto of Torrinha in Chapada Diamantina National Park reveals a world of stalactites, stalagmites and stunning cave formations
 
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