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Expedition

Our Expedition trips are those that really push the boundaries of adventure! These are special departures that get into some incredibly remote and seldom-visted areas of the world, or aim for specific events or festivals. Truly off the beaten track, these are very unique and imaginative itineraries that are as far away from the typical tourist experience as you'll ever get!

Our Expedition trips


TRIP CODE
ICBSG

GROUP TOUR from £1140 for 9 days

HIGHLIGHTS

- Spend a night in a family-run guesthouse in the countryside near the Great Wall
- Participate in a marathon run along the greatest wall in the world. (Full/Half or 10km)
- Like everything it does, China’s ancient history is on an epic scale – see it when face-to-face with thousands of Terracotta Warriors (or thousands of local tourists at the Forbidden City!)

TRIP CODE
IKFSK

GROUP TOUR from £1895 for 10 days

HIGHLIGHTS

- Truly off the beaten track, Kazakhstan sees few travellers, especially outside Almaty and capital Astana. Feel the remoteness of Central Asia on this one-of-a-kind expedition
- Visit dusty Baikonur, the hub of the Soviet – and now Russian – space program. Check out the Cosmodrome, the world’s oldest and largest spaceport, and witness a manned rocket launch
- Explore the Aral Sea, which suffered environmental and humanitarian devastation in the 60s due to Soviet irrigation projects. Enjoy a homestay with local friends and meet those working with an NGO to restore the area

TRIP CODE
IYGSD

GROUP TOUR from £2410 for 11 days

HIGHLIGHTS

- Get up close and personal with whale sharks in the Bay of Ghoubbet on a snorkelling adventure
- Sleep overnight in a traditional Afar hut at Campement Touristique d’Asboley, perched on a hill with spectacular views
- Watch sunrise from the shores of Lake Abbe, which featured in the original ‘Planet Of The Apes’ movie thanks to its famous chimneys, salt flats and hot springs.

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IWBSY

GROUP TOUR from £2350 for 15 days

HIGHLIGHTS

- Rub shoulders with the locals as you experience overnight train travel in Russia
- Meet the local Nenets people, the Siberian Arctic's indigenous reindeer herders
- Visit a traditional Nenets campsite and see the reindeers up close

TRIP CODE
EAXK

GROUP TOUR from £2999 for 23 days

HIGHLIGHTS

- ‘Door to Hell’ giant burning gas pit in Turkmenistan
- Islamic architecture and ruins along the great Silk Road
- Villages and lakes of the Fann and Tien Shan Mountains
- Post Soviet grand monuments
- History of traders, preachers and invaders