If you're looking to travel further afield but still want great value, our exotic holidays from under £1,999pp are a great place to start. From mystical Myanmar to Petra’s spectacular temples and tombs, there's so much to discover. All our holidays with flights include our VIP private home pick-up service to take you to and from your UK airport, accommodation, airport taxes and service charges, and our tours come with the services of a Tour Director or local guide. Take a look at the holidays below to discover fascinating itineraries and everything else we've included in the price.
Highlighting Thailand’s rich history, fascinating culture, and religious monuments, this Thailand tour includes overnights in Bangkok, Kanchanaburi, Ayutthaya, Phitsanulok, Chiang Rai, and Chiang Mai. This tour through Thailand includes visits to some of the cities that have served as the country’s capital: Bangkok, Ayutthaya, and Sukhothai. In Bangkok—Thailand’s current capital—visit the Temple of the Golden Buddha; the Temple of the Reclining Buddha built in 1832; and the Grand Palace, the royal residence begun in 1782 where you’ll see the Emerald Buddha, Thailand’s most sacred Buddhist sculpture. In Ayutthaya, Thailand’s ancient capital, your sightseeing includes a visit to Bang Pa-In Palace, which was built as a summer residence for the Kings of Ayutthaya. In Sukhothai, Thailand’s 13th-century capital, visit Sukhothai Historic Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site with ruins of palaces, temples, and homes. On this Thailand tour, you’ll also have an opportunity to learn about Thai culture. In Bangkok, enjoy a Thai dinner accompanied by Thai classical music and dancers. Visit the legendary Damnoen Saduak floating market to see traders sell exotic fruits, vegetables, and more from their boats. And in Chiang Mai, enjoy a visit to San Kampaeng to see local craftsmen make Thailand’s traditional lacquerware and antique wood furniture. But that’s not all…visit the “Golden Triangle,” where Thailand, Laos, and Myanmar meet, and take a train ride over the famous River Kwai Bridge, part of the infamous Death Railway built by prisoners during World War II. Visit Hellfire Pass Memorial, which houses a museum detailing the life of the Allied prisoners and Asian labourers who helped build the railway. You’ll also spend time at an elephant sanctuary, where over 30 elephants roam freely in a sustainable environment free from mistreatment. Your budget-travel to Thailand is rich in experiences, sights, and welcoming people you’ll long remember!
Price based on 26 Oct 19
15 dates available
The roots of your faith will come to life on this extraordinary journey through the Holy Land. Follow in the footsteps of Jesus as you learn more about His life and ministry. Visit places of biblical importance like the Mount of Beatitudes or simply take time to reflect on a peaceful cruise on the Sea of Galilee. Spend time in Bethlehem and visit the Basilica of the Annunciation, visit the Basilica of the Nativity in Nazareth, get inspired as you re-live some of the New Testament’s stories in their original settings. Jerusalem brings you even closer to Jesus as you re-trace His path along the Via Dolorosa and all the way to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. All of this—and much more—await you on a deeply spiritual holiday of a lifetime!
Price based on 03 Jan 20
13 dates available
Building fellowship and community among fellow travellers is just one of the ways to connect spiritually on this biblical tour of Israel. Experience the power of Scripture as it comes to life with memorable visits to Nazareth, Bethlehem, the Sea of Galilee and Jerusalem. Take time to meditate by the Garden Tomb and visit the Kaser-El-Yahud baptismal site. Jerusalem is dense with holy sites, tied to both the Old and the New Testament: King David’s Tomb, the Garden of Olives, the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Take in all of them and also learn more about Israel’s archaeological past at the Israel Museum and more recent present at the Yad Vashem, the Holocaust History Museum. This journey will lead you in the footsteps of Jesus as you learn and hear stories about His ministry, miracles and life.
Price based on 10 May 19
9 dates available
See the major sites of India’s Golden Triangle cities and enjoy rich cultural experiences in other towns as well on this India tour that goes off the beaten track. Begin and end your holiday in Delhi, with overnight stays in Agra, Jaipur, Jodhpur and Udaipur along the way. Naturally, you’ll visit the Taj Mahal! We’ll take you there at sunrise – the quietest part of the day – so you can hear its stories and walk through its beautifully landscaped grounds as the sun turns the marble from gold to white. You’ll walk the walls of magnificent ancient fortresses and magical palaces on this tour. See Emperor Humayun’s towering ancient tomb, Qutub Minar, in Delhi. Explore the majestic Rajput capital of the Amber Fort and see how these medieval rulers lived, gaze down at the blue city of Jodhpur from the grounds of its Mehrangarh Fort. In Udaipur, take a tranquil boat trip on Lake Pichola for great views of the elegant buildings of City Palace Museum, where you’ll spend time discovering its traditional miniature art. But you’ll also get the chance to meet and mix with the locals along the way. Near Jodhpur, you’ll meet the Bishnoi tribe of Rajasthan and see how they protect the wildlife and flora of Northern India through 500-year-old traditions. In Delhi, you’ll enjoy a rickshaw ride through its bustling marketplace to soak up the atmosphere, thick with incense and delicious street food smells.
Price based on 15 Sep 19
8 dates available
Discover the glittering royal past of India’s Golden Triangle on this exciting and diverse tour. You’ll begin and finish your holiday in Delhi, with overnight stays in Agra, Jaipur and Ranthambore National Park. You’ll experience the beauty of the Taj Mahal at sunset, when the setting sun bathes it in glorious yellow and gold. Explore the ghost city of Fatehpur Sikri and soak up the beauty of its sandstone palaces and courtyards, filled with intricately crafted carvings, tiles and decorations. As well as India’s rich culture and history, you’ll have the chance to explore its mighty wildlife, too. Step inside The Jungle Book on a once-in-a-lifetime safari trip to Ranthambore National Park, home to the famous Bengal tiger. With three game drives in an open-air four-wheel-drive vehicle, you’ll have a good chance of seeing these elusive creatures, along with crocodiles, deer, black sloth bears and langur monkeys. Other key moments include a cycle rickshaw ride through Old Delhi and a visit to the legendary Amber Fort in Jaipur. Spectacular architecture, rich culture and storybook nature: this diverse tour has it all.
Price based on 27 Sep 19
14 dates available
This nine-day escorted tour of India takes you to see the iconic sites, rich history and warm hospitality of the Golden Triangle in Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. If you’re looking to take an India tour without the high-season prices and crowds, you’ve found it! Begin in the capital city of Delhi, where included city sightseeing brings you to astonishing ancient sites including the famous Humayun’s Tomb, Qutub Minar and Gurudwara Bangla Sahib (Delhi’s seminal Sikh house of worship). And then you’ll have the chance to connect with the vibrant society in Delhi on a rickshaw ride through the city’s colourful Chandni Chowk bazaar. Of course, you’ll visit the beautiful Taj Mahal, and we’ll take you there at its most quiet and calm moment of the day: sunrise. Hear the legends within its walls and uncover the love story that created it, while walking through its incredible grounds. In the ‘Pink City’ of Jaipur, you’ll love visiting the lavish City Palace museum and gardens, and the ornate Hawa Mahal, the ‘Palace of the Winds’. You’ll see how the legendary Rajput kings lived in Amber Fort, where intricate carvings, mosaics, paintings and mirrors works of white marble and sandstone. This great-value tour to India’s Golden Triangle will leave you enlivened, enriched and with a lifetime of colourful memories to relive time and again.
Price based on 17 Sep 19
3 dates available
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