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 holidays and tours which introduce you to the diversity of your destination with expert local guides who can help you make sense of what you’re experiencing. Encounter the unique traditions of Bolivia, meet the Himba of Namibia, explore the architecture and spirituality of Nepal's Kathmandu Valley.

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.

Paul-May-2019
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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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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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Aerial view of Cape Town, South Africa
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Cape Town, Coast and Mountains

9 days from £1800pp plus international flights.

A holiday covering Cape Town and some of the less visited areas; the west coast and the beautiful Cederberg mountains.

    • See the sights of Cape Town
    • West Coast Nature Reserve
    • Varied birdlife of Langebaan Lagoon
    • San rock art in the Cederberg mountains
    • Contrasting areas: city, coast and mountains
    • Stunning scenery
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Oltyiani Camp aerial view
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Maasai Walking Trail

4 days from £2300pp plus international flights.

Walk the ancient trails of the sacred Loita Forest in Kenya with your Maasai guides learning about nature and culture.

    • ​Explore the ancient trails with Maasai guides
    • Immerse yourself in the African bush
    • Experience the customs and culture of the Maasai
    • Low impact travel in beautiful wilderness
    • Learn about natural plants and remedies
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