Cultural Holidays

Cultural Holidays

Exploring new cultures gives us a unique perspective on the world and our own lives. In Cambodia enjoy the traditional Apsaras dance, or head to the Mae Sa Valley to see how the hill tribes live in simplicity. Interact with people who believe in their Gross National Happiness more than their GDP, and fall under the spell of some of the gentlest people in Myanmar.


We have created itineraries that allow you to visit a country from the context of exploring that country's heritage. Our culture holidays are designed to ensure that you get a taste of the culture of the country you are visiting. We provide our guests with knowledge on what is expected of tourists when they visit different cultures. We are passionate about preserving traditions and giving our clients the most authentic travel experiences through cultural interaction abroad. You can speak to our experts to plan a holiday for you that gives you the opportunity to steep yourself in the culture and take a break from everyday life as well.


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12 Day Cambodia Temples and Beach

From $5,120.00 per person based on two people sharing

Duration: 12 days

An ancient civilisation is imbued in this country which for centuries, was the heart of the Khmer Empire. An empire that ruled much of southeast Asia. Relics of this powerful rule abound throughout the land from the magical and mysterious Angkor Wat to the walled city of Angkor Thom. Alongside such…



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12 Day Discover Ladakh

From $4,836.00 per person based on 2 people sharing

Duration: 12 days

Discover the strikingly beautiful region of Ladakh on this enchanting itinerary that is framed by visits to India’s bustling and vibrant city of Delhi. Begin your itinerary in Delhi, discovering its many unique buildings and the history behind them on a guided tour before venturing on to Lada…



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12 Day Essential East India

From $2,530.00 per person based on 2 people sharing a room

Duration: 12 days

Discover all the delights of East India on this itinerary which includes visits to the lively and colourful Kolkata, Kalimpong, Gangtok and Darjeeling. Along the way you will have the chance to take in the sights on guided tours and excursions, visiting monasteries and other significant buildings, …



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12 Day Golden Triangle and Yangtze Cruise

From $4,175.00 per person based on two adults sharing a room

Duration: 12 days

China is a vast country offering a wide range of exciting experiences. The ancient temples and artifacts link to a fascinating culture spanning over many dynasties with a colourful and rich history. Explore the ancient temples, walls and fortresses and discover how they were able to build such stro…



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12 Day Highlights of Jordan

From $3,698.52 per person based on 2 people sharing a room

Duration: 12 days

On this 12 day itinerary you will journey throughout Jordan’s past and present, taking in all the different sights and places of historical, religious, and cultural significance. You will get to enjoy a city tour of Amman, a safari jeep ride through the dramatic desert scenery of Wadi Ru…



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12 Day Highlights of the South

From $5,045.00 per person based on two people sharing

Duration: 12 days

This exciting 12-day itinerary offers a flavour of the captivating South of India including the colonial architecture and influences from Europe, the magnificent Hindu temples and the Tamil tradition and culture, which celebrates beauty through dance, clothing and sculpture which is indigenous to t…



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12 Day Snapshot of China

From $4,602.00 per person based on two people sharing

Duration: 12 days

This tour is perfect for the first time visitor to China who wants a varied itinerary encompassing some of the country’s greatest sights. In addition to the jewels of Beijing, Xi’an & Shanghai, the highlight of this itinerary has to be the three night cruise on the Yangtze River, wh…



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13 Day India Northern Heritage Tour

From $2,400.00 per person based on 2 people sharing

Duration: 13 days

Explore the wonders of Northern India on this 13-day tour which takes you on a cultural journey to explore the heritage of North India’s towns and villages. Begin in Delhi before visiting Amritsar, Dharamshala, Pragpur, and finally Shimla. Along the way enjoy informative guided tours which wi…



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13 Day Peninsular Malaysia Tour

From $3,165.74 per person based on two people sharing a room

Duration: 13 days

Malaysia is made up of a vast mix of religions and races combining Malays, Indians, Chinese and many other ethnic groups who all live together in harmony. The countryside itself is as diverse and is spread across 11 states with varying scenes and sights to behold. The key attractions are in its bus…



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13 Day Wonders of Myanmar

From $7,311.00 per person based on 2 people sharing a room

Duration: 13 days

Uncover all the wonders and secrets of Myanmar on this captivating itinerary that gives you the chance to take in all the highlights and get a real feel for this diverse and vibrant nation. Starting in Yangon you will have the chance to explore all the sights of this enchanting city, before heading…



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14 Day Highlights of Northern India

From $2,940.00 per person based on two adults sharing a room

Duration: 14 days

This 14-day itinerary encapsulates the colour and vibrancy of wonderful Rajasthan by combining the classic Golden Triangle of New Delhi, Agra and Jaipur with the popular additions of Jodhpur, Udaipur and the charming town of Deogarh. Perfect for those dipping their toes into the vibrant country tha…



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14 Day Thailand and Myanmar Exploration

From $4,088.00 per person based on 2 people sharing (between 1 May and 15 Sep 2017)

Duration: 14 days

Two of the most intriguing destinations in Southeast Asia, this 14 day itinerary gives you the chance to explore and discover all the wonders of both Myanmar and Thailand. Beginning in Myanmar you’ll start in lively Yangon before heading to the ancient city of Bagan where you can explore the …



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15 Day Classic Laos & Angkor Wat

From $7,255.00 per person based on two adults sharing a room

Duration: 15 days

This itinerary is aimed at intrepid explorers, people who like to get off the beaten track and experience something different and more rewarding. Laos is a country that isn’t on the main tourist trail, this means its treasures – of which there are many – are both unheralded and un…



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15 Day Sri Lankan Family Adventure

From $16,285.70 per family based on a family of 4 (children under 12) sharing a room

Duration: 15 days

This 15 day itinerary has been designed with the adventure-loving family in mind, offering ample opportunity to explore Sri Lanka and experience its rich culture, beauty, and wildlife. Sri Lanka’s abundance of exotic creatures is one of the main focal points of this holiday, with the game dri…



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16 Day China In Depth

From $6,224.00 per person based on two people sharing

Duration: 16 days

Embark on a comprehensive trip that encompasses some of China’s greatest historical and cultural sights alongside some of its most splendid natural wonders in the Yunnan province. This is a unique opportunity to compare and contrast the traditional villages & local ethnic people of rural …



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16 Day Classic Rajasthan

From $3,925.00 per person based on two people sharing

Duration: 16 days

This privately escorted tour allows you to experience the colours, sights and sounds of enchanting Rajasthan by combining India's classic Golden Triangle of New Delhi, Agra and Jaipur with the wondrous cities of Jodhpur and Udaipur. A visit to the iconic Taj Mahal at su…



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16 Day Classic Sri Lanka

From $4,554.00 per person based on two people sharing

Duration: 16 days

This 16-day itinerary is perfect for those wishing to explore the major cultural highlights and sights of this beautiful country from the wonders of Sigiriya, Dambulla and Kandy, to the attractions of Nuwara Eliya and Galle.  A private vehicle with driver/guide is included throughout, allowing…



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16 Day Safari in the Shan State

From $7,950.00 per person based on two adults sharing a room

Duration: 16 days

With Myanmar still relatively undiscovered, it would be difficult not to feel a sense of adventure when you visit - and this itinerary embraces the spirit of the magnificent country. With a diverse range of transport from boat trips, balloon rides, bicycle tours, train journeys, and …



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16 Day Sri Lanka Coast & Train Journey

From $3,850.00 per person based on per person sharing

Duration: 16 days

Explore the highlights of Sri Lanka on this 16 day adventure. From the bustling city of Colombo, your journey takes you to the ancient architectural wonders of Sigiriya and to the natural heritage areas of Minneriya.  Travel onwards through the beautiful green interior, staying on a colonial t…



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16 Day Vietnam & Cambodia Highlights

From $5,725.00 per person based on two adults sharing

Duration: 16 days

From the bustling Vietnamese cities, markets and countryside to the ancient relics and temples of Cambodia,  there's much to see and discover on a holiday to Vietnam and Cambodia. Easily combined, the two countries offer stunning sights, a vibrant culture and delicious cuisine amidst fun a…



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6 Night Myanmar Exploration and Cruise

From $3,961.00 per person based on 2 people sharing a room

Duration: 6 days

Enjoy 6 nights exploring the exciting and enchanting country of Myanmar on this itinerary that gives you the chance to stay at the luxurious Governor's Residence, Yangon as well as explore the many different cultural and historical sights on a 4-night cruise on the Belmond Road to Mandalay…



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8 Day Premium Golden Triangle

From $1,822.00 per person based on 2 people sharing a room

Duration: 8 days

This 8-day tour ensures you get to see some of India's greatest sights, taking the famous Golden Triangle route and visiting Delhi, Agra and Jaipur, and is great for people visiting the country for the first time. You'll have the chance to go on tours of the cities, seeing some of their&nbs…



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8 Day The Temples of Cambodia & Myanmar

From $3,645.00 per person based on two people sharing

Duration: 8 days

This itinerary is a snapshot tour for those short on time to two of South East Asia’s most impressive temple complexes – the fabled monuments of Angkor Wat and the untouched wonders of Bagan.  



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9 Day Bali Explorer

From $1,750.00 per person based on two people sharing

Duration: 9 days

An off-the-beaten-track trip through Bali to discover just how much this tropical island has to offer – besides the magnificent beaches. From waterfalls and temples to rice fields and markets, this trip will also provide an insight into the island’s culture and history.



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9 Day Highlights of Oman

From $6,717.72 per person based on 2 people sharing a room

Duration: 9 days

Immerse yourself in the beauty, culture, and history of Oman with this 9 day itinerary that combines the city sights of Muscat, a luxury mobile desert camp in Wahiba Sands and finishes in the mountains. After seeing the palaces, mosques and souks that Muscat has to offer you will be driven to the W…



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9 Day Snapshot Tour of Jordan

From $2,795.72 per person based on 2 people sharing a room

Duration: 9 days

On this 9 day itinerary you will have the chance to explore Jordan and the many wonderful cultural, historical, and religious sites that it is home to. Tour the capital, admire the spectacular sandstone city of Petra, journey through Wadi Rum, and float in the Dead Sea. Jordan is a country tha…



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A new England Island fly drive

From $4,557.70 per person based on two adults sharing

Duration: 11 days

This scenic fly and drive trip will take you through bustling Boston, way into the picturesque towns of Chatham, Nantucket & Martha's Vineyard. These towns are known for their colonial style architecture and being well preserved they are a lovely sight to see. As you are driving i…



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Bali, Java & Gili Explorer

From $4,347.00 per person based on two people sharing*

Duration: 15 days

Go island-hopping on this unforgettable Indonesia adventure. After an in-depth exploration of Java’s volcanos, highland plantations and iconic temples take a short cruise to Bali. Get a dose of local culture and marvel at vibrant rice terraces then jump over to Gili Trawangan for a few days o…



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Best of Costa Rica

From $3,017.50 per person based on 2 adults sharing

Duration: 7 days

If you are a first time visitor to Costa Rica, then this is the perfect itinerary for you. Drive through Braulio Carrillo National Park, and get on a boat to Tortuguero National Park for one of the best opportunities to experience a wide range of tropical wildlife. A guided boat tour will take you …



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Blissed out in Bali

From $3,327.19 per person based on two adults sharing*

Duration: 11 days

This 11-day itinerary is designed around luxury and relaxation, visiting three magnificent resorts in the pleasure island of Bali.  Explore Pura Luhur Uluwatu, Bali's most spectacular temple, located high on a clifftop 250 feet above the crashing waves of the Indian Ocean. You can learn ho…



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Cambodia in depth

From $3,037.00 per person based on two people sharing*

Duration: 12 days

A coutry imbued with ancient civilisation, was the heart of the Khmer Empire. Cambodia was an empire that ruled much of southeast Asia. Relics of this powerful rule abound throughout the land from the magical and mysterious Angkor Wat to the walled city of Angkor Thom. Alongside such man made mirac…



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Classic Myanmar

From $3,640.00 Per person based on two adults sharing a room [Guide Price*]

Duration: 11 days

Duration: 11 Days Travel to Myanmar and discover a country of mythical landscapes, ancient treasures and some of the friendliest people you’ll ever meet. This 11-day itinerary encapsulates the best of Myanmar from golden-gilded Buddha's in Yangon and the magical temples of Bagan to the…



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Classic Vietnam

From $2,878.00 per person based on two people sharing [Guide Price*]

Duration: 12 days

Vietnam is a country steeped in drama and excitement from its craggy coastline to lush interior, a country that has survived wars, invasions and colonisation with grace, grit and good humour; a country which embraces the future and yet never forgets its past. It is a nation of colours, from the viv…



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Colourful Capitals Thailand & Cambodia

From $4,516.56 per person based on 2 people sharing

Duration: 12 days days

Delve into the fascinating lands of Cambodia and Thailand on this exciting 12-day tour that combines the two destinations on one jam-packed itinerary. Discover the cultural heartbeat of Southeast Asia. Explore the capitals- modern and ancient- of Thailand, Laos and Cambodia and uncover a land steep…



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Discover Thailand and Laos

From $4,114.00 per person based on 2 people sharing a room [Guide Price*]

Duration: 10 days

Uncover the delights of Thailand and Laos on this tour that lets you combine the best of these two amazing South-east Asian destinations. Begin in the bustling city of Bangkok where you will spend a few days exploring the many different sights and sounds of this exciting destination, before heading…



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Explore the Kerala Backwaters

From $2,601.00 per person based on 2 people sharing [Guide Price*]

Duration: 11 days

For those seeking a more laid back trip to India, a trip to the peaceful backwaters of Kerala is ideal. On this itinerary, you will have the chance to uncover all the wonders of this serene region as you journey through Cochin, Munnar, Periyar, Alleppey, Kumarakom, with two optional exten…



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Highlights of Japan

From $5,624.02 per person based on 2 people sharing*

Duration: 14 days

See the iconic sites, cultural heritage and natural wonders that define Japan. Spend two weeks travelling from bustling Tokyo to historic Hiroshima to charming Kyoto and the hidden gems in between. With insightful guided tours, this tour goes beyond what the guidebooks say and steps into the heart …



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Highlights of Sri Lanka

From $3,179.00 per person based on two people sharing

Duration: 9 days

This 9-day itinerary is a great introduction for first time visitors to Sri Lanka and for those with limited time who want to see the main sights of this teardrop island.  Starting in the vibrant city of Colombo, you experience the diversity of Sri Lanka, from its cities to it’s ancient …



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India Royal Escape With Agra

From $4,167.00 per person based on two adults sharing a room [Guide Price*]

Duration: 10 days

This 10-day itinerary is designed to let you experience the more opulent side of India. Staying at some of the most luxurious hotels in the country, you’ll have the chance to tour some of India’s cities and see all the wonderful sights that they have to offer. The Taj Mahal and various …



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Indian Mountain Odyssey

From $5,468.00 per person based on two people sharing*

Duration: 11 days

A wonderful opportunity for a traveller looking for an off-the-beaten-track experience. This 11-day itinerary offers some of the most stunning mountain scenery anywhere, from the perennial snow-capped peaks of the Great Himalaya range in the north to the pretty hill stations in the foothills - this…



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Japan Alps Explorer

From $4,924.26 per person based on 2 people sharing [Guide Price*]

Duration: 10 days

Head to the hills for a Japan adventure like none other. Visit the ‘alps’ of Japan to discover pristine alpine towns filled with history and culture. Hike along a former trading route, take a scenic train journey and soak in mountain-side onsens whilst enjoying breath-taking landscapes …



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Japan Enlightenment

From $5,829.25 per person based on 2 people sharing [Guide Price*]

Duration: 10 days

This itinerary takes you on a spiritual journey through this enchanting country. Soak in therapeutic natural hot springs, visit the UNESCO-heritage Koyasan to watch Shingon Buddhism being practised by monks. Travel to a Zen monastery, and learn the practice of Zazen meditation from a local ins…



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Thai Boutique Experience

From $4,389.00 per person based on two people sharing*

Duration: 17 days

Thailand has beautiful landscapes, national parks, traditional hill tribes, exotic cuisine and a rich Buddhist culture. All of these can easily be explored giving you an all-round insight into the country and heritage that make Thailand such a popular destination to explore.This itinerary aims to t…



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The Highlights of Argentina

From $4,675.62 per person based on 2 people sharing*

Duration: 11 days

This itinerary introduces you to some of the most compelling sites of Argentina. This journey combines some of the most fascinating parts of the country, travelling from the sub-tropical north to the wild landscapes of the south. Discover the alluring charm of Buenos Aires, the capital city which b…



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Vietnam Wellness and Culture

From $3,054.94 per person based on Sharing

Duration: 13 days

This exclusive itinerary allows you to combine a revitalising break at one of Asia’s finest wellness retreats with a city break in the heart of Hanoi. Luxuriate in the twice-daily treatments and classes that are included with your stay at award-winning Fusion Resort Phu Quoc, before transferr…



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Visit Classical China

From $4,832.90 per person based on two people sharing [Guide Price*]

Duration: 12 days

Visit: Xi’an / Shanghai and water towns / Beijing / Yangshuo / Guilin One could spend a lifetime exploring China and never see it all. This trip introduces the essential iconic highlights that define this vast country. See iconic sites like the Great Wall and Forbidden Palace and the …



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