Small Group Tours Departing in 2024

We are delighted to offer tours and cruises travelling in 2024, offering a range of experiences including ancient city tours, river cruises, inspiring cultural heritage, breathtaking landscapes and rewarding itineraries.

Trakai Castle, Traku Pilis, Lithuania

Baltic Capitals

Four countries, four capitals, and seven centuries of architectural styles, in their street-scenes and monuments, form the focus of this intriguing Baltics tour, as we travel to Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia, and take the ferry across the Gulf for a final day in Finland

More 8 nights from £1695
Camels In Gobi Desert, Mongolia

The Lands of Genghis Khan

Explore the dramatic landscapes and experience the nomadic lifestyle of this little-visited country, where tradition and hospitality reign; touring from busy Ulan Bator to Gobi Desert dunes, national parks, Buddhist temples, and the bucolic Orkhon Valley

More 11 nights from £5295
Parliament at Sunset, Budapest, Hungary

Danube Waltz 

A wonderful waltz with the Danube’s drift, this classic cruise goes with the flow from Austrian Melk and Vienna to Slovakia’s capital, Bratislava; and sails the natural, national border to Hungary, to visit the Puszta prairie, beautiful Budapest, and Esztergom’s Basilica

More 7 nights from £2445
Krakow Market Square, Poland

Krakow Preserved

An intriguing, astonishing, affecting introduction to Kraków and its surrounds, this short break spans its historical and cultural spectrum, from an ancient salt mine to a royal palace, medieval old town, spiritual sanctuary, Schindler’s factory, and Auschwitz Museum

More 4 nights from £945
Mykonos, Greece

Encircling the Cyclades

Spectacular seascapes, beautiful beaches, iconic cube houses in white and sky blue, and that rare blend of island simplicity and a cosmopolitan air, these are the hallmarks of the Cycladic archipelago. Sail on the small ship MS Galileo to visit ten of the fabled isles

More 8 nights from £4290
Sri Harmandir Sahib, India

Sikhs & Exiles

This rewarding journey takes you off the beaten track to Himalayan hill stations, heritage hotels, and the home of the Dalai Lama; revealing the history of Sikhism, Buddhism and Christianity

More 11 nights from £2245
Grand Hotel Menaggio, Italy

Grand Hotel on Lake Como

Follow in the footsteps of Flaubert and Tennyson, Julius Caesar and Queen Victoria, to enjoy the timeless elegance of Lake Como, where flower-filled gardens and pastel-painted villages punctuate the shore, set against the stunning backdrop of the Southern Alps

More 7 nights from £1355
Lake Titicaca, Peru

Lost World of the Incas

Intriguing, revealing, and ranging from haunting valleys to high-altitude Andean peaks, this is a journey by road, rail, and air, from the capital, Lima, to the cobbled streets of Cuzco, exploring Peru’s Inca heritage in the Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu, and Lake Titicaca

More 11 nights from £3845
Taroudant, Morocco

Secret Morocco

From the mystique and magic of Marrakech to the High Atlas mountain village of Imlil, the walled Berber town of Taroudant, and Essaouira’s Atlantic shore, this tour reveals Morocco’s many facets, and adds absorbing character with stays in historic riads

More 9 nights from £2645
Pyramid and Sphynx, Giza, Egypt

The 600-Mile Nile

Exploring Egypt’s ancient past, the ‘full Nile cruise’ crosses four thousand years of regal and rural life, revealing the tales and tombs of pharaohs, and the temples of the Gods

More 12 nights from £5245
Aeolian Islands, Sicily, Italy

Treasures & Secrets of Sicily

A heady blend of ancient sites, stunning scenery, charming towns and glorious churches, this is our ‘grand tour’ of Sicily, its highlights varying from Aeolian Isles to UNESCO sites, Mount Etna to Marsala wine, and the Scicli film locations of Inspector Montalbano

More 14 nights from £3175
Rovos Rail Express Train, South Africa

A Rail Journey to Victoria Falls

A great rail journey through southern Africa, this tour carries you in luxury aboard the Rovos Rail, and includes sumptuously scenic excursions, and safaris in renowned national parks, on its route from Pretoria to Zimbabwe’s iconic Victoria Falls Hotel

More 16 nights from £8595