My Wishlist (0)

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.

See our Responsible Travel Policy

Our Discovery trips


TRIP CODE
IERLF

GROUP TOUR from £531 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 £518 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 £1299 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
IBWSO

GROUP TOUR from £878 for 5 days

HIGHLIGHTS

- The Orkney Islands are teeming with historic sites to explore. The Neolithic township of Skara Brae, the renowned Ring of Brodgar and 12th-century St Magnus Cathedral – it’s like you’ve been transported back in time!
- Join your group leader on a walking tour of Kirkwall – Orkney’s main centre. They’ll be able to share with you the history and traditions behind the game of ‘Ba’ in town.
- Spend the morning discovering the island of Shapinsay on a coastal walking tour, full of rich heritage and small-town quirks. You might even spot some resident seals!

TRIP CODE
IBMRI

GROUP TOUR from £716 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 £1120 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 £702 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 £747 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
IPNTW6-O

GROUP TOUR from £770 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 £1161 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
IPUCTD

GROUP TOUR from £1215 for 6 days

HIGHLIGHTS

- Slow the pace and visit some places in Tasmania that are off the tourist track such as Maria Island
- Stay in unique four star accommodation such as the converted Thousand Lakes Lodge, which was once an antarctic training base, and Cradle Mountain Hotel at the foot of the mountain itself
- Travel with a local guide who is passionate about all things Tasmania

TRIP CODE
ITKKS

GROUP TOUR from £850 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
 
Go to our sister site: