Whether you’re a green-fingered gardener, a budding florist or an outdoor enthusiast, a specialist tour is a lovely way to see some of the world’s top horticultural destinations. We have a blooming marvellous selection of flower-filled escorted tours, including itineraries designed around events such as the Chelsea Flower Show and the Madeira Flower Festival. You can also choose a tour that coincides with a specific time of year, such as tulip season in the Netherlands, cherry blossom in Japan or the fantastic fall colours in Canada and New England. On many of these themed tours you’ll have exclusive access to notable gardens and estates, accompanied by specialist guides, naturalists and horticulturalists with a passion for all things botanical.
Marvel at magnificent temples, see the World Heritage Rock Fortress at Sigiriya, search for elephants and other wild animals at Yala National Park, discover the fascinating caves at Dambulla and explore the ruined cities of Polonnaruwa and Anuradhapura.
Travel overland through the verdant south of Vietnam from the riverside life of the Mekong to lush and fresh Dalat, up the coastline to ancient Hue. Finish your journey exploring colonial Hanoi and cruising on tranquil Halong Bay.
Discover Japan's essential highlights on this great-value tour. Explore the historical cities of Kyoto and Nara, be awestruck by the beauty of Mt Fuji and experience the bright lights of Tokyo and Osaka.
This tour is the perfect introduction to fascinating Japan, where skyscrapers give way to paddy fields and crowds disperse into the tranquillity of classical gardens.
China is a land of many wonders – ancient and modern, natural and man-made.
Admire century old church frescoes, ride on a mountain railway and explore the Black Sea coast on this comprehensive Bulgaria highlights tour.
Half-hidden from the world for decades, Burma (Myanmar) is an exciting and adventurous destination.
Discover the unique landscape of Lanzarote, and enjoy some winter sun, based in Costa Teguise
China is one of the world’s oldest and most monumental civilisations. On this journey, you will encounter millennia-old culture and religion at some Chinas most intriguing sites.
Slovenia is one of the most beautiful countries in the Balkans with its glistening glacial lakes, steep mountain cliffs and grassy meadows.
Following Madeira's unique network of narrow irrigation channels known as 'levadas', and ancient footpaths of the best walking trails on this beautiful volcanic island.
With thousands of years of fascinatingly diverse history, China is one of the world’s oldest and most monumental civilisations. Encounter millennia-old culture and religion with visits to some of China’s greatest and most intriguing ancient sights.
An all-encompassing journey through Japan, travelling mainly by bullet train and taking in the highlights of all three main islands: Kyushu, Honshu and Hokkaido.
Immerse yourself in the unique and fascinating culture of Japan taking in the futuristic cities, imperial heritage and magnificent nature that this country has to offer.
Get off the beaten track and discover the volcanoes and cloudforests of the verdant Canary Island of La Palma.
Explore the picture-postcard landscape of Andalucia from the attractive village of Canillas de Albaida, staying in a 16th century converted convent.