Travel back in time and discover the secrets of the past on a history-themed tour. Most escorted tours will include some element of history and culture, whether it’s a visit to an important temple or a trip to a museum, but there is also a huge array of more specialised tours covering everything from Ancient Greece to the Cold War. You’ll meet local archaeologists and historians, visit key sites and gain a deeper understanding of your chosen period, accompanied by expert guides and fellow enthusiasts. Our featured holidays include epic journeys along the old Silk Road, archaeological expeditions on the river Nile, fascinating Second World War battlefield tours, and plenty more besides.
From windswept moors and wild coastlines to historic cities and picture-perfect fishing villages, the county of Cornwall is filled with evocative sights and fascinating stories. Join us as we seek out the maritime heritage, rural beauty and culinary pride of this unique corner of South West England on a scenic eight-day tour.
An intoxicating mix of ancient cities and imagination-firing landscapes, Italy is a land where unforgettable experiences lie around every corner. Savour every moment of this Back-Roads adventure as you journey from enchanting Tuscan villages to tranquil lake-side retreats - sampling an abundance of tantalising flavours and local wines along the way.
Towering mountains and enchanting lochs. Dramatic castles and quaint villages. Infamous battles and gripping legends. This Scottish Journey takes us from coastal cities to Hebridean islands, seeking out one-of-a-kind landscapes, mesmerising history and undeniable charm.
Gorillas and chimpanzees are highlights of this tour, and if your goal is to get close to either of these great apes Uganda offers a professional experience with none of the essential wildness removed.
From north to south, this is one Irish journey that delves into the Emerald Isle's fascinating history, rich traditions and cultural heritage like no other. Starting with the legendary Giant's Causeway, our road will lead us to Ireland's rugged peninsulas, quaint villages and ancient landmarks - all while drawing on local knowledge to transport you to the heart of this captivating country.
From charming medieval villages to the cobbled streets of Porto, the empires of the past have left their mark on this captivating Iberian nation. Uncover the real Portugal as we journey from Gothic cities to cinematic rural scenery - taking in world-famous pilgrimage sites, sumptuous local cuisine and ancient customs as we go.
Discover the famous hilltop villages and breath-taking scenery of the Luberon region.
Explore the floating reed islands of Lake Titicaca, travel through the Andes mountains to Cusco, the ancient Inca capital and head into the Sacred Valley to trek the spectacular Inca Trail.
Explore history to life as you walk in the footsteps of the ancient Inca and mysteries surrounding the Machu Picchu ruins.
Against the magnificent backdrop of the Andes Mountains, journey from Santiago to Buenos Aires, taking in all the history, culture and cuisine in between
Combine the hustle and bustle of China’s booming cities with the tranquility of rural life on this unforgettable adventure.
Experience the adventure on this Cambodia: Ancient Ruins & Boat Rides tour