Small Group Tours Departing in 2025

We are delighted to offer tours and cruises travelling in 2025, offering a range of experiences including ancient city tours, river cruises, inspiring cultural heritage, breathtaking landscapes and rewarding itineraries.

Ephesus

Highlights of Turkey

Exceptional value for a journey of discovery from Istanbul to Ephesus via Troy, Pergamon and Bursa through ancient, Ottoman and Byzantine Turkey

More 7 nights from £1475
Itchan Kala, Khiva, Uzbekistan

Legends and Empires

Experience a Central Asian Odyssey on this epic 26 day journey exploring the ancient lands and medieval cities of the fabled Silk Route

More 25 nights from £9845
San Juan The Gaztelugatxe

Best of the Basque Country

A superb introduction to Spain’s Basque Country, dipping into the French side for Biarritz, touring to winelands and coastal ports, and visiting cities steeped in history, this is a vibrant and varied experience of the Basque culture, past and present

More 7 nights from £2295
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 £2475
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Discover Coastal Croatia

Interspersing famous city landmarks with fabulous natural landscapes, and including island and inland national parks, this unhurried tour is a lovely introduction to Croatia’s coastal attractions, staying on land in Split, Korcula, and Dubrovnik

More 7 nights from £2125
Elephants, Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe

Highlights of Zimbabwe & Botswana

A week of natural wonders begins at the widest cascade of water on earth, Zimbabwe’s Victoria Falls; seeks out Africa’s ‘Big Five’ on safaris in Hwange National Park; and crosses to Botswana for the huge herds of elephants in ‘the Land of Giants’, Chobe National Park

More 9 nights from £3745
Nikko, Japan

Ancient Japan Land of the Samurai

Venture deep into the heart of a land of legends where age old traditions exist side by side with modernity, an extraordinary 18 days exploring Japan and the embodiment of the ancient culture of the Samurai

More 17 nights from £7645
Douro River And Traditional Boats In Porto, Portugal

Royal Barge on the Douro

From baroque castles to beautiful bucolic villages, from hilltop medieval ruins to valleys cloaked in the vineyards of age-old wine estates, from mountain scenery to ocean shore, enjoy the ever-changing landscapes of this unique Royal Barge cruise on the Douro

More 7 nights from £3395

Villas & Gardens of the Italian Lakes

In the scenic surrounds of Lakes Como, Lugano and Maggiore, beautiful villas and their bountiful gardens have inspired poets and painters, brilliant botanists, and dedicated designers. This is a week to enjoy the vibrant results of the visionary landscapers’ labours

More 7 nights from £2145

Secret Greece - Alexander & Olympus

From Thessaloniki’s Byzantine quarter to the haunts of Alexander the Great, the home of the Gods, Mount Olympus, the monasteries of Mount Athos, Philippi’s Roman remains, and bountiful nature at Lake Kerkini, this is a glorious discovery of northern Greece

More 7 nights from £2275

Classical Tour of Greece

Discover the cities, temples, museums, theatres and ‘marbles’ of classical Greece from Athens to Delphi & Olympia, the rock monasteries of Meteora and the dramatic Peloponnese scenery

More 8 nights from £2825

Grand Tour of Portugal

By train from south to north visiting remarkable cities, crossing scenic landscapes to regional and cultural capitals, through Portugal’s past, to Roman ruins, Moorish enclaves, and medieval towns

More 10 nights from £1945