Tea-picker in India

Tailor-made cultural holidays

An authentic look at the culture of societies past and present – food, history, traditions, religion, art . . .

Tea-picker in India

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Authentic cultural holidays

Discover the cultural essence of a country, city or remote rural village - it is one of the joys of travel. The best and most authentic cultural holidays involve you getting to know something of local traditions, enjoying the food and entertainment, or exploring historical and archaeological sites.

We tailor-make luxury cultural trips which introduce you to the diversity of your destination with expert local guides who can help you make sense of what you’re experiencing.

It was wonderful to sit with ladies in a local village at the end of their working day. We were welcomed into an engagement party with singing and dancing in preparation of the meeting of the couple. However, our day out with the Maharajah's nephew to the local village and farm will never be forgotten.

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One of the varied Keralan houseboats, India
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A Malabar Adventure

14 days from £1800pp plus international flights.

A special and diverse South India adventure. Wildlife, beaches, backwater boat trips, music, art, crafts and people

    • An overnight houseboat cruise on Kerala's backwaters
    • Meet local artists, craftsmen and musicians
    • Stay in a 400-year-old organic farm and homestays
    • Visit a wildlife sanctuary in Wayanad
    • Enjoy relaxing days on a Malabar beach
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African ostrich
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A Picture of KwaZulu Natal

16 days from £4200pp plus international flights.

Explore South Africa's Battlefields, scenic landscapes, watch wildlife and finish by relaxing on the beach, the perfect holiday whether you want to self-drive or be driven.

    • Enjoy panoramic scenic views in the Drakensberg.
    • Explore KwaZulu Natal's famous battlefields.
    • Track black rhino in the Pongola Game Reserve.
    • Explore the beautiful wetlands of Kosi Bay.
    • Game drives in Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park.
    • Relax by the beach in Umhlanga.
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Manu Biosphere reserve, Peruvian Amazon
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Andes to Amazon

13 days from £4700pp plus international flights.

This unforgettable adventure combines archaeological and historical wonders with natural spectacle and Peruvian culture.

    • Immerse yourself in Inca and colonial culture and history
    • Take an Andean train journey to Machu Picchu
    • Guided tours of Cusco and the Sacred Valley
    • Explore the Amazon on foot and by boat
    • Stunning wildlife and bird life
    • Sport giant otters and watch as scarlet macaws flock to the clay lick
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Ring-tailed lemurs, Madagascar
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Baobabs, Beaches and Lemurs

15 days from £3500pp plus international flights.

A comprehensive overview of Madagascar's flora, fauna and landscapes, this trip is very hard to beat.

    • Spot lemurs including the mesmerising indri
    • See the spiny forest and baobabs
    • Relax by the Mozambique Channel
    • Abundant bird, reptile and amphibian life
    • Get an insight into Malagasy life in the highlands
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