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Archaeology - Africa, Latin America & India

Our Archaeology Holidays will introduce you to some of the most fascinating regions on our planet, allowing you to explore our ancient past.
 
Southern & East Africa
 
In South Africa you can explore the origins of man at the Cradle of Humankind and the Sterkfontein Caves. You can visit the Mapungubwe archaeological site, where the golden rhino were found, and walk to see ancient San Bushmen Paintings in the Drakensberg Mountains. In Namibia, the Bushman Rock Art at Twyfelfontein is truly astonishing.
 
In Tanzania you can combine a safari in the famous Serengeti with a visit to Olduvai Gorge to study the ground breaking work of the Leakeys, whilst in Zimbabwe you can visit the mysterious ruins at Great Zimbabwe.
 
Latin America
 
Central & South America are a treasure trove of astonishing archaeological sites - from the incomparable Inca citadel at Machu Picchu in Peru, to the gigantic Moai statutes of Chile's Easter Island & the numerous Mayan ruins found in Mexico's Yucatan and Guatamala. Mexico City also has astonishing ancient pyramids & a world class archaeological museum.
 
Indian Subcontinent
 
India's Golden Triangle is home to numerous forts and palaces that will take your breath away, as well as the amazing Taj Mahal. In southern India, the temples of Tamil Nadu are also astonishng. Sri Lanka too has many ancient Buddhist cultural treasures.
 
We offer a wide range of archaeology holidays in Africa, Latin America & india, all of which can be tailormade to meet your exact requirements. Call us on 01582 766122 for a quote.
 
Selling archaeology holidays for over 15 years.
ALL OUR ARCHAEOLOGY HOLIDAYS are financially protected, wherever in the world you live.
Golden Triangle: Delhi + Taj Mahal + Jaipur
IPA7D
7 NIGHTS
FROM £895
Per person sharing
International flights quoted separately
Explore the highlight of incredible India on this tour of the "Golden Triangle" - including Delhi, the pink city of Jaipur in historic Rajasthan & the incomparable Taj Mahal in Agra. Enjoy the cuisine of India and its rich architectural heritage, whilst letting your senses experience the colourful market places. English speaking city guides, all transfers & excursions included.
Golden Triangle India Delhi Taj Mahal Agra Fort Jaipur Tour
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New Delhi
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Old Delhi
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Raj Ghat
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Red Fort
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Jaipur
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Hawa Mahal
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Jantar Mantar Observatory antar Mantar Observatory
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Fatehpur Sikri
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Agra
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Taj Mahal
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New Delhi
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Old Delhi
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Raj Ghat
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Red Fort
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Jaipur
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Hawa Mahal
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Jantar Mantar Observatory antar Mantar Observatory
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Fatehpur Sikri
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Agra
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Taj Mahal
Sri Lanka: Cultural Highlights + Southwest Coast
LPD10C
10 NIGHTS
FROM £1,394
Per person sharing
International flights quoted separately
From December to March, combine the cultural highlights of Sri Lanka with the glorious beaches of the Southwest Coast. Visit Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, the "Temple of the Tooth" in Kandy & the rock temples at Dambulla. Climb Sigirya Rock & visit the ruins of the ancient city of Polonnaruwa, before relaxing on the shores of the warm Indian Ocean. English speaking guide, all transfers & excursions included.
Sri Lanka Tours Cultural Triangle Kandy Dambula Polonnaruwa
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Colombo
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Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
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Kandy
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Temple of the Tooth
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Habarana
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Dambulla temple
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Sigiriya Rock
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Polonnaruwa
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South Coast Beach
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Galle Fort
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Colombo
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Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
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Kandy
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Temple of the Tooth
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Habarana
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Dambulla temple
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Sigiriya Rock
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Polonnaruwa
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South Coast Beach
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Galle Fort
Namibia Highlights - self drive
NCA12W
12 NIGHTS
FROM £1,495
Per person sharing
International flights + car hire quoted separately
Self-drive through the highlights of Namibia, with its clear night skies. See the breathtaking sand dunes of Sossusvlei in the south, the coastal town of Swakopmund & the Bushman Paintings at Twyfelfontein, a World Heritage site. Experience the wildlife of the salt pans of Etosha in the north, before completing your holiday tracking cheetah & leopard in Okonjima - home to the Africat Foundation.
Self Drive Holiday Namibia Car Hire Rental Rates Windhoek
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Windhoek
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Sossusvlei
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Swakopmund
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Twyfelfontein
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Bushman Art
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Etosha National Park
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Africat Foundation
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Cheetah
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Leopard
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Photography
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Windhoek
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Sossusvlei
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Swakopmund
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Twyfelfontein
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Bushman Art
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Etosha National Park
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Africat Foundation
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Cheetah
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Leopard
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Photography
Sterkfontein + Mapungubwe + Kruger (self drive)
SCY14J
14 NIGHTS
FROM £1,496
Per person sharing
International flights + car hire quoted separately
This South African holiday explores Johannesburg with a private guide, followed by a self drive journey through the far north of South Africa to the baobabs of the Limpopo River. Combine two diverse game reserves - the Waterberg Mountains & famous Kruger National Park, & visit 3 significant archaeological sites at Sterkfontein, ancient Mapungubwe & an Iron Age site in the Kruger.
Sterkfontein Caves Mapungubwe Archaelogical Sites South Africa Kruger
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Johannesburg
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Waterberg Safari
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Louis Trichardt
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Soutpansberg
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Mapungubwe
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Golden Rhino
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Tzaneen
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Shingwedzi
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Satara
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Hazyview
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Johannesburg
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Waterberg Safari
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Louis Trichardt
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Soutpansberg
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Mapungubwe
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Golden Rhino
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Tzaneen
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Shingwedzi
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Satara
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Hazyview
Sri Lanka: Buddhist Sites + Pasikudah Beach
LPI12C
12 NIGHTS
FROM £1,595
Per person sharing
International flights quoted separately
This holiday focuses on the cultural treasures of Sri Lanka - including the sacred Bo Tree in Anuradhapura, the Temple of the Tooth in Kandy, Dambulla Cave Temple, the Aukana Buddah, Sigiriya Rock and the ruins at Polonnaruwa. Complete your holiday relaxing on the warm beaches of Pasikuda. Best from April to September. English speaking guide, all transfers & excursions included.
Anaradhapura Polonnaruwa Sigirya Dambulla Temple Tooth Kandy
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Colombo
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Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
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Kandy
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Temple of the Tooth
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Dambulla Temple
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Anuradhapura
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Sacred Bo Tree
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Sigiriya Rock
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Polonnaruwa
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Trincomalee Beaches
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Colombo
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Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
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Kandy
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Temple of the Tooth
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Dambulla Temple
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Anuradhapura
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Sacred Bo Tree
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Sigiriya Rock
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Polonnaruwa
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Trincomalee Beaches
Temples of South India
IPU15C
15 NIGHTS
FROM £1,795
Per person sharing
International flights quoted separately
Travel to Southern India to explore its culture & cuisine, starting from Chennai (Madras). Visit the ancient stone structures at Mahabalipuram, Pondicherry & pilgrimage shrine to 'Our Lady of Velankanni'. Seer the temples of Thanjavur & Trichy, take the train to the hill station of Ooty, drive to the palaces of Mysore & garden city of Bangalore. English speaking city guides, private driver & sightseeing included.
Temple Tour Southern India Chennai Mahabalipuram Ooty Bangalore
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Chennai (Madras)
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Bay of Bengal
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Mahabalipuram Port
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Pondicherry
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Velankanni
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Thanjavur
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Trichy
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Ooty Hill Station
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Mysore
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Bangalore
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Chennai (Madras)
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Bay of Bengal
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Mahabalipuram Port
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Pondicherry
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Velankanni
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Thanjavur
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Trichy
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Ooty Hill Station
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Mysore
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Bangalore
Golden Triangle + Tigers + Temples + Varansi
IPD13D
13 NIGHTS
FROM £1,895
Per person sharing
International flights quoted separately
Combine the Golden Triangle with the cultural & spiritual centre of India - the fascinating city of Varanasi on the sacred River Ganges, central to the Hindu, Jain and Buddhist religions. See the Buddhist shrine at Sarnath & the breathtaking ancient hand-carved erotic temples at Khajuraho. English speaking city guides, private driver, tiger jeep safaris & sightseeing included.
Varanasi River Ganges India Sarnath Khajuraho Temples Bharatpur
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Delhi
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Agra
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Taj Mahal
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Fatehpur Sikri
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Ranthambore Tiger Reserve
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Orchha
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Khajuraho
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Varanasi
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River Ganges
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Sarnath
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Delhi
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Agra
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Taj Mahal
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Fatehpur Sikri
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Ranthambore Tiger Reserve
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Orchha
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Khajuraho
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Varanasi
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River Ganges
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Sarnath
Peru Highlights: Cusco + Machu Picchu + Amazon
PRF10L
10 NIGHTS
FROM £1,994
Per person sharing
International flights quoted separately
Explore the highlights of Peru, including the magnificent citadel at Machu Picchu - the "Lost City of the Incas" - combined with the wildlife of the amazing Amazon rainforest. Visit the Sacred Valley, Pisac and Ollantaytambo, as well as the well-preserved colonial city of Cusco, built on top of the old Inca city walls. See the Temple of the Sun and other amazing sites. All transfers & English speaking guides included.
Photo Toucan Amazon Machu Picchu Peru Cusco Sacred Valley Inca Lima
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Lima
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Sacred Valley
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Inca Ruins
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Ollantaytambo
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Machu Picchu
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Cusco
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Temple of the Sun
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Amazon Basin
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Boat Rides
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Rainforest Wildlife
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Lima
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Sacred Valley
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Inca Ruins
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Ollantaytambo
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Machu Picchu
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Cusco
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Temple of the Sun
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Amazon Basin
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Boat Rides
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Rainforest Wildlife
Chile: Atacama + Easter Island + Valparaiso
CRE12S
12 NIGHTS
FROM £2,195
Per person sharing
International flights quoted separately
Combine a visit to Chile with remote Easter Island in the Pacific, where you can marvel at nearly 900 ancient gigantic Moai statues. Also explore Santiago & the spectacular Atacama Desert with its shimmering salt flats, geysers & moon landscapes. Complete your holiday relaxing at the histopric port city of Valparaiso. English speaking guides, all transfers & specified sighseeing included.
Easter Island Photo Moai Statues Chile Atacama Santiago Valparaiso
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Santiago
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Atacama Desert
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Salt Flats
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Moon Valley
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El Tatio Geysers
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Easter Island
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Moai Statues
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Rapa Nui National Park
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Bird Man Cult
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Valparaiso
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Santiago
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Atacama Desert
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Salt Flats
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Moon Valley
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El Tatio Geysers
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Easter Island
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Moai Statues
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Rapa Nui National Park
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Bird Man Cult
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Valparaiso
Mexico City + San Christobel to Yucatan (pvt guide)
XPC12C
12 NIGHTS
FROM £2,395
Per person sharing
International flights quoted separately
This private tour explores the archaelogical treasures of Mexico City and the Yucatan Peninsula, travelling from San Christobal via Palenque and Campeche to the Riviera Maya. Visit Mayan villages and several key archaeological sites, including Chichen Itza, before relaxing on the turquoise beaches of the Riviera Maya. English speaking guide, all transfers & excursions included.
Private tours to Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula including San Cristobal in Chiapas, Campeche and Riviera Maya
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Texla
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Sumidero Canyon
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San Cristobal
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Mayan Villages
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Palenque Temple Ruins
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Campeche
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Chichen Itza
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Tulum
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Riviera Maya beaches
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Xplore Adventure Park
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Texla
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Sumidero Canyon
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San Cristobal
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Mayan Villages
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Palenque Temple Ruins
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Campeche
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Chichen Itza
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Tulum
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Riviera Maya beaches
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Xplore Adventure Park
Privately Guided: Serengeti Safari + Zanzibar
TPA10A
10 NIGHTS
FROM £2,795
Per person sharing
International flights quoted separately
Travel with your own private guide to see the amazing wildlife & birds of Tanzania, including the abundant game of the Ngorongoro Crater, the famous Serengeti plains & Olduvia Gorge. Then relax on the spice island of  Zanzibar. Ideal for photography, birding & archaeology. English speaking guide, light aircraft flight, park fees, game drives & transfers included.
Photo Safari to Serengeti and Zanzibar Ngorongoro Crater Tanzania
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Arusha
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Mount Kilimanjaro
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Ngorongoro Crater
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Serengeti Plains
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Lions
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Elephants
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Birding
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Wildebeest Migration
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Hot Air Balloon
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Zanzibar
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Arusha
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Mount Kilimanjaro
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Ngorongoro Crater
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Serengeti Plains
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Lions
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Elephants
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Birding
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Wildebeest Migration
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Hot Air Balloon
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Zanzibar
Grand Tour of Peru, including Paracas + Nazca Lines
PRG17L
17 NIGHTS
FROM £2,895
Per person sharing
International flights quoted separately
This comprehensive tour of Peru visits the rugged Paracas Pensinsula & Ballestas Islands with their amazing marine & bird life. Fly over the fascinating Nazca Lines and travel by bus to Arequipa. See the condors of Colca Canyon & Lake Titicaca, then travel to Cusco & Machu Picchu, ending in the Amazon. English speaking city guides, all transfers, buses & excursions included.
Tour of Peru with Machu Picchu, Cusco, Sacred Valley, Nazca Lines &  Amazon
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Lima
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Paracas Peninsula
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Ballestas Islands
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Nazca Lines
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Arequipa
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Lake Titicaca
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Colca Canyon
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Cusco & Sacred Valley
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Machu Picchu
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Amazon Cloud Forest
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Lima
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Paracas Peninsula
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Ballestas Islands
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Nazca Lines
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Arequipa
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Lake Titicaca
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Colca Canyon
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Cusco & Sacred Valley
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Machu Picchu
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Amazon Cloud Forest
Treasures of Ethiopia - Escorted Tour
YYA10A
10 NIGHTS
FROM £2,995
Per person sharing
International flights quoted separately
Explore the key historic sites of ancient Ethiopia on this shared tour, starting in the capital of Addis Ababa. Fly to Bahir Dar to view the Blue Nile Falls & monasteries of Lake Tana, visit the palaces & castles of Gondar; the Simien Mountains & Axum, where the Ark of the Covenant is said to reside. Then fly to Lalibela to view its amazing rock hewn churches. All transfers, sighseeing & English guides included.
Ethiopia Tour Lalibela Photo Gondar Axum Simien Mountains Blue Nile
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Addis Ababa
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Bahir Dar
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Blue Nile Falls
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Gondar
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Palaces & Castles
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Simien Mountains
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Axum
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Lalibela
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Rock Hewn Churches
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Traditional Dinner
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Addis Ababa
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Bahir Dar
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Blue Nile Falls
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Gondar
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Palaces & Castles
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Simien Mountains
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Axum
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Lalibela
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Rock Hewn Churches
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Traditional Dinner
Great Zimbabwe + Matopos Hills + Safari + Vic Falls
ZVA9B
9 NIGHTS
FROM £2,995
Per person sharing
International flights quoted separately
Journey through this enchanting country with its hidden treasures. See the ancient ruins of Great Zimbabwe, travel to Camp Amalinda in the spectacular granite hills of the Matopos  & enjoy luxury game viewing at Khulu Ivory Lodge in Hwange. Finish at Victoria Falls Safari Club, with exceptional views over Zambezi National Park. All transfers and game drives included.
Great Zimbabwe Ruins Masvingo Matopos Matopo Hills Bulawayo
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Bulawayo
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Masvingo
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Great Zimbabwe Ruins
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Matopo Hills
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Cecil John Rhodes Grave
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Hwange Game Reserve
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Big-5 Safari
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Victoria Falls
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Zambezi Cruise
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Elephant Back Safari option
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Bulawayo
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Masvingo
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Great Zimbabwe Ruins
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Matopo Hills
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Cecil John Rhodes Grave
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Hwange Game Reserve
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Big-5 Safari
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Victoria Falls
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Zambezi Cruise
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Elephant Back Safari option
Grand Colombia, including Amazon + Tayrone
GRG18B
18 NIGHTS
FROM £4,295
Per person sharing
International flights quoted separately
This Grand Tour of Colombia includes the highlights of the Salt Cathedral & colonial town of Villa de Leyva, as well as the fascinating Pre-Colombian archaeological site at San Agustin. Fly to the Colombian Amazon & Tayrone National Park to view the unique wildlife & birding, before visiting Cartagena & relaxing on Baru Island. All transfers, English speaking guides & specified sightseeing included.
Photo San Agustin Colombia Tour Amazon Tayrone
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Bogota
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Salt Cathedral
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Villa de Leyva
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San Agustin Archaeological Site
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Colombian Amazon
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Cocora Valley + Salento
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Santa Marta
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Tayrone National Park
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Cartagena
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Baru Island
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Bogota
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Salt Cathedral
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Villa de Leyva
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San Agustin Archaeological Site
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Colombian Amazon
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Cocora Valley + Salento
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Santa Marta
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Tayrone National Park
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Cartagena
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Baru Island
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