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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
IBMLC

GROUP TOUR from £490 for 4 days

HIGHLIGHTS

- Find peace with the relaxing sounds of crashing waves, the smell of salt spray, and a yoga session overlooking the ocean.
- Take bracing walks through the mining history of Cornwall and along dramatic, rugged clifftops, as you reconnect with nature.
- Taste the true flavour of Cornwall with a traditional pasty, after a hike round a headland that lives up to its official designation as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

TRIP CODE
IBILH

GROUP TOUR from £824 for 4 days

HIGHLIGHTS

- Stay on a sustainably run, working farm and enjoy farm to table meals.
- See the iconic sites of Iceland’s famous Golden Circle, including Gulfoss Waterfall, Strokkur Geysir and Thingvellir National Park.
- Take a guided quad biking tour of the Icelandic countryside, driving through rolling hills and visiting a remote cave.

TRIP CODE
IZMLV

GROUP TOUR from £657 for 4 days

HIGHLIGHTS

- Get a true taste of Veneto as you explore the terraced vineyards and rolling hills of the home of Prosecco, supporting local wineries and sampling on some of the world’s best bubbly.
- Take advantage of a whole day to explore the maze of alleyways, canals and lagoon islands of Venice.
- Make the most of your host's local knowledge with a backstreets walking tour of Venice, snacking on cicchetti and sipping on vino in a typical community osteria.

TRIP CODE
IEELP

GROUP TOUR from £590 for 4 days

HIGHLIGHTS

- Visit a Bedouin camp, which provides the local Ammarin tribe with a sustainable income from tourism and is vital for the preservation of Bedouin culture and the natural environment.
- Enjoy dinner with a local village family who used to live in Petra and were moved out of the site after Petra became UNESCO heritage listed.
- Hike along the unique Copper Mines trail in the Dana Biosphere reserve.

TRIP CODE
IXMLO

GROUP TOUR from £297 for 4 days

HIGHLIGHTS

- Tap into the nomadic spirit of the Imazighen (Berbers) with a hike through the red earth hills and green-dotted valleys of a place that feels beyond the reach of the modern world.
- Break bread with a local Imazighen family in their village, and get an insight into daily life in the High Atlas region.
- Learn the secrets behind tea, tanorte and tagine with a cooking demonstration and, best of all, feast on the delicious dishes for lunch.

TRIP CODE
IZMLP

GROUP TOUR from £711 for 4 days

HIGHLIGHTS

- Soak up the sights and sounds of seaside Matosinhos and tuck into a traditional lunch of grilled sardines caught and cooked straight from the Atlantic.
- Let the emotion of Portugal’s soul music wash over you during an intimate Fado performance in a small local theatre in Porto.
- Get a true taste for the region with a host-led sampling session of the city’s signature fortified wine after exploring Porto’s narrow lanes and charming buildings.

TRIP CODE
IERAK

GROUP TOUR from £385 for 4 days

HIGHLIGHTS

- Discover the out of this planet landscape of Cappadocia with its incredible fairy chimneys, troglodyte dwellings, cave churches of Goreme and Uchisar Rock Castle.
- Visit one of Cappadocia’s most famous wineries.
- Hike the beautiful Red Valley.

TRIP CODE
EAWC

GROUP TOUR from £1049 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 £702 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 £675 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.
 
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