Cultural Group Tours

We are recognised as one of the UK's leading specialists in cultural, historical and archaeological small group tours. Our aim is to offer:

  • Tours to 'beyond the ordinary' destinations
  • Average group size of just eight to ten people
  • An enviable pool of Tour Experts

Silk Road Adventure
A new four-part ITV series follows Joanna Lumley as she makes the epic 7,000-mile journey along the Silk Road.

Follow in Joanna's footsteps on one of our small group cultural tours and discover Albania, Georgia, Iran, Uzbekistan, and Kyrgyzstan accompanied by Silk Road experts including Chris Aslan Alexander and Diana Driscoll

NEW 2019 Group tours
We have some incredible new tours for 2019. Unearth the secrets of one of Europe's most enchanting countries, Romania. Meet with Valerie Hemingway, who will share her experiences as Ernest’s PA whilst discovering Cuba or camp in luxury ger tents amidst breath-taking panoramic landscapes on our Mongolia adventure tour.

What makes us different from other group tour specialists?

  • Our average group size is typically eight to ten people
  • Travelling as part of a smaller group provides a more intimate, personalised and relaxed atmosphere.
  • Gratuities for the local guides, drivers and hotel porters are included for most of our group tours.

2019 Group tours brochure

View our 2019 Group Tours brochure. This incredible portfolio of group tours sums up what we are all about, small group size, expertise, insight and behind-the-scenes access.

View our new Group Tours brochure

Wildlife Group Tours

We work in collaboration with a number of conservation agencies, researchers and local projects, allowing us to support conservation and local communities worldwide while delivering exceptional wildlife holidays.

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Activity key

Our activity key indicates a rough idea of what to expect in relation to fitness level and/or how busy the tour itinerary itself is. 

Featured Tour - Japan

Join our exclusive New Scientist tour to Japan, start in the futuristic city of Tokyo, then discover the volcanic region of Owakudan, finally meet with local researchers and gain special access to the research facilities at the Okinawa Institute of Science.

View our Japan tour

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Our Partners

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