Touch history in the lands where our world began to take shape.
If you come to Vietnam for the delicious food, dramatic landscapes and bustling markets, you will stay for the people whose complex history and rich heritage continue to seduce even the most seasoned travellers. Be humbled by the recounting of war-time stories with French colonial buildings as a backdrop in Ho Chi Minh City. Embrace the sense of awe that takes over while waking up to the dragon-like island formations dotting Ha Long Bay. Get up close and personal with locals while discovering true foodie culture, spanning from humble broths to rich curries. The sprawling temples of Angkor will leave you speechless, as Cambodia’s ancient traditions contrast with modern culture.
Departures: MAX 16 TRAVELLERS – October 2021 // February 2022 MAX 30 TRAVELLERS – October & November 2022
Walk the same streets that saw the rise of 3 major religions as well as immeasurable cultural and historical contributions. Indulge in modern seaside cityscapes, a world-class culinary scene and famous halva ice cream. If zipping through the cliff-scattered Wadi Rum desert on a 4×4 sounds like hard work, relaxing with an afternoon floating nap on the Dead Sea may be more your speed. Whether it is visiting the stunning desert fortress of Masada, travelling back in time through the winding streets of Jerusalem, or waking up to catch the sun-drenched facade of the rock-carved temple of Petra, your trip through the Holy Land will leave you filled with wonder.
Departures: MAX 16 TRAVELLERS – September 2021 // March 2022 MAX 30 TRAVELLERS – October & November 2022
The vibrant contrast of the orange clay architecture against electric blue skies will draw you further into the lively yet ancient culture of this modern kingdom. Marvel at the splendour of royal palaces, coastal havens, lavish Riads, disorientating souk streets, and local artisanry. Savour local cuisines, both unexpected and familiar. Venture through the Merzouga desert on camel back, knowing that a unique and restful night under the stars of the Sahara awaits.
Departures: MAX 16 TRAVELLERS – October 2021 // March 2022 MAX 30 TRAVELLERS – October 2022
This land of ethnic splendours offers distinct cultural experiences that vary depending on where you are standing. Experience colonial Conquistador plazas in major cities, local handmade bead wares, charming communities living among the rolling Andean peaks and soaring condors. No visit would be complete without discovering Machu Picchu, the mystical remnants of the great Incan Empire dating back over 700 years. Practice your conversational Quechuan, one of the oldest native languages still spoken today, and cleanse your palate with wedges of sweet Cherimoya fruit, spicy Aji and savory ceviche.
Departures: MAX 16 TRAVELLERS – October 2021 // April 2022 MAX 30 TRAVELLERS – October 2022
With some of Europe’s oldest civilizations developing in this country, impressive monuments still stand as proof of the empires that once called the ancient Panhellenic capital home. While the mainland’s architecture will take you on a trip through time, the Cyclades of Mykonos and Santorini will inspire you to cherish the simpler things in life. Endless blue seas, whitewashed buildings at dramatic angles and pink skies play backdrop to the distinctive cultural heritage and fascinating local traditions of a millennia-old and multifaceted civilization. Local favourites of fresh seafood, strong Ouzo liquor, sun-filled tomatoes, perfectly ripe olives and organic feta cheese will quickly become yours, too.
Departures: MAX 16 TRAVELLERS – May 2022 MAX 30 TRAVELLERS – September 2022