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Khajuraho Group of Monuments - Chhatarpur, Madhya Pradesh, India

India Tours – A Land Like No Other

India is home to nearly 1.3 billion people, the second largest on Earth, and the seventh largest in terms of area. Its landscape is beautiful and varied, from the western camel routes, dusty and desolate, to the massive Himalaya Mountains in the north, the lush, tropical forests deep in India’s south, and its eastern spiritual rivers, of which the Ganges is the most well known. Our India tours explore this complex, colourful and energetic country.

Khajuraho Group of Monuments - Chhatarpur, Madhya Pradesh, India

The Khajuraho Group of Monuments are various Jain, Buddhist and Hindu temples built between 950 and 1050 AD in Madhya Pradesh, and are a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Bullet Train Japan Mount Fuji

Japan Group Tours – Modern But With Respect For The Past

Our Japan group tours reveal a country that is a complex mix of ancient traditions, and ultra modern, where glass-clad skyscrapers might have a room full of tatami mats, ready to host a tea ceremony, accessed by a wooden door.

Bullet Train Japan Mount Fuji

The bullet train is a great way to get around Japan quickly, as it reaches speeds of up to 320 kilometres per hour! In the background you see Mount Fuji, one of Japan’s Three Holy Mountains. This dormant volcano last erupted in 1708.

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Ecuador Galapagos Islands Tortoise

Ecuador Tours – Experience the Galapagos Islands

There’s no doubt the most popular part of our Ecuador tours are the Galapagos Islands, but they’re far from mainland Ecuador, at around 1,000 kilometres west of this South American country.

Ecuador Galapagos Islands Tortoise

The tortoises living on the Galapagos Islands are the largest species on Earth, growing up to 900+ pounds and live 100+ years!

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Jeju Island Cheju South Korea

South Korea Tours – Dynamic & Traditional

Our South Korea tours typically start in Seoul, a modern metropolis that has spilled over its 600-year-old city walls and grown to a population of 25 million. Its residents are part of a progressive Asian culture with deep respect for its past and traditions.

Jeju Island Cheju South Korea

The beautiful Jeju Island is one of South Korea’s most popular vacation spots, whether for simple vacations or for honeymooners. It is home to a dormant volcano (South Korea’s tallest mountain) and the world’s longest lava tube (Manjang Cave).

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Mayan Pyramid of the Magician Uxmal Mexico

Yucatan Tours – The Mayan Adventures

The Yucatan peninsula juts out into the warm waters of the Caribbean, and our Yucatan tours show the beauty, history, cuisine and culture of Mexico and Belize, the two countries whose territory is part of it.

Mayan Pyramid of the Magician Uxmal Mexico

The Mayan Pyramid of the Magician is located in Uxmal, Mexico. This impressive pyramid is 131 feet tall, and was rediscovered in the early 1800s.

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Adventures Abroad tour of Greece

Single Travel Tours – No Travel Partner? No Problem!

Here’s a problem many of us face in regard to travel: the desire to explore burns inside but you have no one to share your adventures with. In potential travel partners, the problem could be a difference in goals and interests, not enough time or not enough money.

Adventures Abroad tour of Greece

This photo was taken on one of our exciting tours of Greece, which are always popular with our travellers.

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Colosseum Rome Italy

Group Tours to Italy – A Gem on the Mediterranean

Italy is sometimes referred to as ‘Bel Paese’ (beautiful country) and on our group tours to Italy, you’ll quickly learn why. This peninsula, jutting into the Mediterranean has more UNESCO World Heritage Sites than any other country.

Colosseum Rome Italy

Construction on Rome’s iconic amphitheater, the Colosseum, was completed in 80 AD and it was able to seat more than 50,000 people.

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Stari Most Mostar Bridge Bosnia Herzegovina

Adriatic Tours – Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina & Montenegro

Our Adriatic tours are something every traveller should experience at some point: charming, old-world villages, mountains rising straight out of an intensely blue sea, blanketed by thick forests, romantic castles, a relaxed pace of life. This is the Adriatic.

Stari Most Mostar Bridge Bosnia Herzegovina

The beautiful Mostar bridge in Bosnia Herzegovina was destroyed in 1993 during the civil war, but has, thankfully, been rebuilt. This iconic bridge, also known as Stari Most, originally took 10 years to build, and was completed in 1567.

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Middle East Tours – Land of Many Contrasts

The best way to explore what is considered by many to be the cradle of civilizations is on one of our Middle East tours, where we explore the history, religions, culture and art of countries throughout the Middle East.

Petra The Treasury Jordan Khazneh

At Petra in Jordan, the facade of The Treasury, hewn from solid rock, is nearly 39 metres high and dates back to the second century BC.

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Tikal Guatemala Mayan Temple Petén Province

Central America Tours – A Tale of Two Oceans

Often overlooked in the past, Central America tours are becoming increasingly popular. And why not? Central America has so much to offer travellers!

Tikal Guatemala Mayan Temple Petén Province Central America tours

Found deep in the jungle of Guatemala’s Petén Province is the ancient Mayan archeological site of Tikal, with its steep-sided stone temples. Tikal National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Centre.

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