The ancient Silk Road
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Traverse the vast hinterland of Asia and the once flourishing oasis cities of the Silk Road. The adventure starts in bustling Beijing and finishes in the legendary city of Kashgar.
Siem Reap to Saigon with Christine Manfield
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Join renowned chef and author Christine Manfield aboard the luxury vessel, Aqua Mekong, on a journey through two of South-East Asia’s most welcoming and intriguing countries. The onboard culinary experiences and menus showcase Christine’s favourite produce, flavours and cooking techniques from the different countries.
Nature and festivals
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Explore the remote and rugged landscapes of Ladakh in northern India, once a strategic location at the crossroads of ancient trade routes and often called “Little Tibet”. This adventure will help you better understand a region shaped by staunch Buddhist traditions.
West Africa: kingdoms, slaves & voodoo
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Journey to some of the most remote regions of Ghana, Togo and Benin and visit voodoo practitioners, watch trance dances, learn about ancient lost kingdoms and see the haunting European forts of the former Slave Coast.
A naturalist’s guide to Madagascar with Charlie Gardner
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Explore the flora and fauna of this island with wildlife expert Dr Charlie Gardner, a former scientific advisor for WWF and assistant on Sir David Attenborough’s BBC series Madagascar. Nature walks will take you through national parks and ancestral tombs, plus you’ll have the chance to go lemur spotting.
Tribes & traditions of Ethiopia
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This exclusive journey through an incredibly diverse country combines the rich history, culture and landscapes of the north with the tribal heritage of the south.
The Pushkar Camel Fair
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A key part of this exciting journey through the princely state of Rajasthan is a two-night visit to the lively Pushkar Fair. Every year, livestock traders gather at this pilgrimage town for the annual camel and cattle sale.
An odyssey through Rajasthan
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You’ll be surrounded by colour wherever you turn on this tour: the vividly blue houses in Jodphur; the earthy hues of the desert regions; the pink sandstone of Jaipur; glistening white marble in Agra and dazzling saris threaded with gold.
Deserts, lakes and salt plains
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Over 11 days, you’ll see the highlights of northern Chile, the extraordinary salt flats of Bolivia and the high-altitude wonders of Lake Titicaca.
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Visit historic Bergen and the little-known Lofoten Islands, spend time above the Arctic Circle in Tromso and see the Aurora Borealis put on a show on this tour of Norway.
Iceland & the Northern Lights
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This is your chance to see one of the world’s most stunning visual experiences – the Northern Lights. During the day, explore geothermal lakes and volcanic craters before enjoying unique Icelandic cuisine.
A journey through Persia
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Explore ancient cities, World Heritage sites and stunning gardens as you discover a vast and fascinating country with a 5000-year history.
Festivals & culture
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Immerse yourself in Japanese culture through visits to picturesque gardens, samurai villas, and mountain villages and finish by celebrating at the Takayama Festival.