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Tours - By Date

Check out our year round departures then our specific monthly tours for 2017 and 2018 potentials!

Year Round

China:
Southwest Minority Tribal Groups

Yunnan province and neighbouring areas are home to a culturally rich and vibrant collection of ethnic groups. The physical scenery match the vibrancy of these peoples.

Shangri La Golden Triangle and Mekong River
An extensive tour to Yunnan province culminating with a special boat trip down the Mekong passing Laos and Myanmar ending in Thailand.

Shangri La to Pandas
Travel overland from Kunming via Dali and Lijiang to Shangri La. Then over the Eastern Himalaya to Chengdu the home of Panda breeding.

Overland Kunming Shangri La Dali to Lhasa Tibet
Get well and truly off the beaten track in Tibet’s remote and stunningly picturesque Kham region on this cross-country exploration of the historic Lhasa Kunming tea route into the headwaters of the Mekong and Salween rivers.

April to October only

Great Wall of China Trekking
Hike along one of great man made wonders of the ancient world. Wonder at the engineering and sympathise with the efforts people went to to build this wall.

Cuba:

Cuban culture and music tour and if you can Cuba before KFC!!

To say Cuba is changing following normalisation of diplomatic relationships with the U.S. is an understatement. Music is an all prevasive feature of Cuban life. It oozes from everywhere. Add in the ancient city architecture. the 1950's cars and you have, for short time, a step back in time. Our music tour is an extension to the Jamaican music tour. Private tours can be arranged.

Europe:

Winter tour of Hapsburg Europe - Christmas Night Markets
Indulge the famous night Christmas markets of Europe along with Vienna Budapest and Prague. Add on Helsinki for a dash of Scandinavian flavour.

Russia: Winter in Russia with Orthodox Christmas season
What better place to experience the winter of movies and novels? Sample both Western and Orthodox Christmas - double shot!

Rome Italy : Private touring option for this eternal city..
A suggested programme, but you can tailor to suit.

Greece: Individual trekking package for the Zagoria region of Greece.

Mountain villages. Restored Stone House hotel. Vikos Gorge. Local cuisine.

Iran:
Private Tour - A Taste of Persia.

Departs any day. Comprehensive look at the classics of Iran with some of our own additions.

Private Tour - Iran trek Highlands and Villages.

Departs any day. A very different view of Iran. It is rare to trek into these regions.

For group tours see months below.

Laos Mekong River Cruise :
Go behind the bamboo curtain to Laos and cruise on small boutique boat.
Rarely visited North Laos Mekong River. Remote, stunning, rewarding and relaxing.

Morocco

Our 15 day independent itinerary in Morocco starts and finishes in Casablanca.  Includes visits to Meknes, Fes, Merzouga, Marrakech and more with your own private driver/guide.

Russia Mongolia China

Trans Siberian and Mongolian Railway Tour on board a Private Train
A journey on the legendary Trans Siberian Railroad is one of the last great travel adventures in our world. Set this dream of a lifetime on the tracks with this Private Train.

Trans Siberian railway (Standard train) Guided Summer tours via Mongolia.
Long days, summer colours. From the footpaths of Beijing to the cobble stones of St Petersburg. Join our guided group tour.

2017

September

Photography Tour Central/Eastern Europe
This photography tour is about enhancing your camera skills and discovering the most picturesque and exciting parts of the former Communist bloc in Central Europe. Non-photographers will also enjoy this trip as it is a tour of cultural and culinary discovery.

Mongolia calls. Wild lanscapes and unique culture. Contrast modern Ulaan Bataar with modern day nomads and the Eagle Hunters Festival .
Follow in the footsteps of 100's of years of tradition and absorb part of the Eagle Huntress story.

Photography Tour Moscow St Petersburg and Golden Ring
This photography tour is about enhancing your camera skills and discovering the most picturesque and exciting parts of these famous cities and the stunning Golden Ring.. Non-photographers will also enjoy this trip as it is a tour for all tastes.

Russia: Moscow Golden Ring St Petersburg
Designed to sample the rich colour (historical and autumnal) of this corner of Russia. Ideal for aficionados of Russian literature.


Silk Road country of Uzbekistan

The magical names of Tashkent, Samarkand, Kiva and Bukhara! Travel by private train.

October

Iran - Shiraz Isfahan - culture, cuisine, music beauty and controversy.
Join us on this unique opportunity with our small group tour. Land of the Peacock.

Rajasthan International Indian Music Festival Jodhpur:
The famed RIFF Festival of Indian music explores the classic folk music as well as a more modern Wolrd Music approach. Top Indian and guest international perfromers all staged at the famed historical fort!!

Silk Road Turkmenistan Uzbekistan Kazakhstan
Follow in the footsteps of the trade caravans of old. Learn what 'Plov' is really all about! Travel by luxury private train.

Silk Road country of Uzbekistan
The magical names of Tashkent, Samarkand, Kiva and Bukhara! Travel by private train.

November

Iran - Shiraz Isfahan - culture, cuisine, music beauty and controversy.
Join us on this unique opportunity with our small group tour. Date TBA

Oman: A Journey to Salalah and the Empty Quarter.
Retrace 'some' of the footsteps of Thesiger

December

Trans Siberian railway (Standard train) Winter Wonderland and New year.
A What better way to arrive for the vibrant New Year period in St Petersburg than by the Trans Siberian Railway across a winter white landscape. Join our guided group tour.

Winter in Moscow St Petersburg and Novgorod with Russian New Year season
What better place to experience the winter of movies and novels! Sample Russian New year following Western Christmas - double shot!

2018

March:

Silk Road Turkmenistan Uzbekistan Kazakhstan
Follow in the footsteps of the trade caravans of old. Learn what 'Plov' is really all about! Travel by luxury private train.

Gypsy Flamenco and Rajastani Music Festival Jodhpur:
This special festival combines Spanish Flamenco with its own Indian roots in Rajastan. A very dfferent theme and some of the most vibrant and enegetic dancing you will see on an Indian stage!f

June

St Petersburg White Nights by the standard Trans Siberian railway.
What better way to arrive for the famoue White Nights period in St Petersburg than by the Trans Siberian Railway. Join our guided group tour.

May:
Greece:
Group Tour for Music History and Art followers.

Greek Rebetika Music: Food: Art: Nature: History: Classsical and ANZAC

November

Iran - Shiraz Isfahan - culture, cuisine, music beauty and controversy.
Join us on this unique opportunity with our small group tour. Date TBA

December

Trans Siberian railway (Standard train) Winter Wonderland and New year.
A What better way to arrive for the vibrant New Year period in St Petersburg than by the Trans Siberian Railway across a winter white landscape. Join our guided group tour.

Winter in Moscow St Petersburg and Novgorod with Russian New Year season
What better place to experience the winter of movies and novels! Sample Russian New year following Western Christmas - double shot!