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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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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Monks on bridge at sunset, Burma/Myanmar
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Burma and the Shan Hills

12 days from £2000pp plus international flights.

See the main sites and set off on foot into Myanmar's (Burma) Shan Hills on this varied and active holiday.

    • Two days trekking in the Shan Hills
    • See the temples of Bagan
    • Meet different ethnic peoples
    • Watch the sunset at U Bein bridge
    • Boat trip on Inle Lake
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Bhutan Tour
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Highlights of Bhutan

8 days from £1950pp plus international flights.

An exciting introduction to the culture, landscape and people of Bhutan on this nine day trip. A holiday to remember.

    • Mix of sightseeing and activity
    • Walk to the famous Tigers Nest monastery
    • Glimpse rugged Himalayan peaks
    • Go rafting on the Pho Chhu river
    • Learn about Bhutanese culture from your guide
    • Enjoy a thrilling downhill mountain bike ride
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Kathmandu
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Highlights of Nepal

15 days from £3400pp plus international flights.

Culture, fabulous mountain scenery, plus thrilling rafting and wildlife viewing make this a superb Nepal holiday.

    • Explore the markets and temples of Kathmandu
    • Five days' scenic trekking in the Annapurnas
    • Exciting rafting on the Trisuli River
    • A chance to see Asiatic one-horned rhinos
    • Stay in the small hill town of Bandipur
    • Visit the 'monkey temple' of Swayambunath
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