All Short Breaks Tours

Abu Dhabi Discovery

Abu Dhabi Discovery

From humble beginnings rise great things. The capital of the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi has transformed from a small fishing village into a sky-scrapered metropolis where even falcons have ... more

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Days:
3
Start:
Abu Dhabi
Finish:
Abu Dhabi
Ages:
12 - 99
Country:

United Arab Emirates

Kruger Experience - Lodge (5 days)

Kruger Experience - Lodge (5 days)

Embark on a thrilling journey into the vast, game-filled Kruger National Park. Head out on game drives to spot lions, zebras, buffaloes, cheetahs and elephants during the day, and relax in a ... more

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Days:
5
Start:
Johannesburg
Finish:
Johannesburg
Ages:
6 - 99
Country:

South Africa

Namibia Dunes

Namibia Dunes

Discover one of the most incredible landscapes in Namibia when you pay a visit to the barren dunes of Soussusvlei. Explore the area by 4X4 and then take a walk around on foot. Climb the dunes for ... more

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Days:
3
Start:
Windhoek
Finish:
Windhoek
Ages:
5 - 99
Country:

Namibia

Cape Town & Winelands

Cape Town & Winelands

Walk, munch and sip your way through Cape Town and the Cape Winelands. Boasting the best wines in South Africa, journey along the stunning Cape Peninsula to Stellenbosch and take a step back in ... more

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Days:
5
Start:
Cape Town
Finish:
Cape Town
Ages:
5 - 99
Country:

South Africa

Namibia Dunes - Camping

Namibia Dunes - Camping

The word “Namib” comes from the native tongue of the South African Nama, meaning “vast place”. In a land of giant sand dunes, sprawling clay pans and scattered mountain outcrops, no more of an ... more

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Days:
3
Start:
Windhoek
Finish:
Windhoek
Ages:
5 - 99
Country:

Namibia

Dubai Discovery

Dubai Discovery

A city like no other, Dubai is the story of the little fishing village that could, and of a city that has made it big – at least as far as opulence and grandeur is concerned. Discover man-made islands ... more

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Days:
3
Start:
Dubai
Finish:
Dubai
Ages:
12 - 99
Country:

United Arab Emirates

Varanasi Homestay Extension

Varanasi Homestay Extension

Explore holy Varanasi on an insightful Short Break Adventure – an atmospheric blend of temples, river ghats and bustling bazaars. Cruise along the Ganges at dawn for a magical experience as the sun ... more

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Days:
4
Start:
Varanasi
Finish:
Varanasi
Ages:
5 - 99
Country:

India

Pokhara Escape

Pokhara Escape

Relax and rejuvenate in lakeside Pokhara on a three-day tranquil stay with all the comforts you’ll need. Explore the Old City on a guided walking tour, admiring the classic architecture and watching ... more

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Days:
3
Start:
Pokhara
Finish:
Pokhara
Ages:
5 - 99
Country:

Nepal

Tigers of Bardia

Tigers of Bardia

Go in search for a Royal Bengal tiger on a four-day wildlife adventure in the southern foothills of Nepal. Bardia National Park is an unspoilt slice of wilderness and one of the best places in the ... more

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Days:
4
Start:
Kathmandu
Finish:
Kathmandu
Ages:
5 - 99
Country:

Nepal

Mountain Gorillas of Rwanda

Mountain Gorillas of Rwanda

Visit Rwanda, Africa's home to some of the last remaining mountain gorillas and a place where you will be warmly welcomed by smiling locals. Rwanda has bravely risen from a tragic past and stands ... more

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Days:
4
Start:
Kigali
Finish:
Kigali
Ages:
16 - 99
Country:

Rwanda

Serengeti & Ngorongoro Safari

Serengeti & Ngorongoro Safari

Venture to the depths of the enormous caldera of Ngorongoro, a wildlife hotbed that's unlike anywhere else on Earth, before heading to Serengeti National Park, home to the Masai people and an ... more

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Days:
4
Start:
Arusha
Finish:
Arusha
Ages:
15 - 99
Country:

Tanzania, United Republic Of

Zanzibar Beach Break

Zanzibar Beach Break

The Spice Island of Zanzibar exudes exoticism – a remote, pristine paradise where the water is transparent, the beaches are powder-white, and the air is filled with the heady scent of spices. The very ... more

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Days:
4
Start:
Zanzibar
Finish:
Zanzibar North Coast
Ages:
5 - 99
Country:

Tanzania, United Republic Of

Masai Mara Walk

Masai Mara Walk

Travel to Kenya and explore the Masai Mara with an expert guide. Take a guided walk to visit a Maasai homestead, and spot Africa's famed wildlife from safari vehicles through the reserve. Camp in a ... more

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Days:
3
Start:
Nairobi
Finish:
Nairobi
Ages:
15 - 99
Country:

Kenya

Chobe National Park Short Break

Chobe National Park Short Break

The Chobe National Park boasts one of the largest concentrations of game in Africa – elephants, buffalo, giraffe, antelope and so many other animals live, breed and eat here; and that’s not even ... more

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Days:
3
Start:
Kasane
Finish:
Kasane
Ages:
5 - 99
Country:

Botswana

Vic Falls Short Break

Vic Falls Short Break

Take a short break to the biggest waterfall in the world by height and length; the stunning Victoria Falls (also known as Mosi-Oa-Tunya, or ‘The Smoke that Thunders’). Soak up the spray and check out ... more

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Days:
4
Start:
Victoria Falls
Finish:
Victoria Falls
Ages:
5 - 99
Country:

Zimbabwe

Kruger & Cape Town Short Break by Train

Kruger & Cape Town Short Break by Train

Enjoy an incredible African adventure on this journey from Kruger National Park to the rugged beauty of sophisticated Cape Town. Feel the thrill of spotting one (or more!) of Africa’s Big Five for the ... more

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Days:
11
Start:
Johannesburg
Finish:
Cape Town
Ages:
6 - 99
Country:

South Africa

Kruger Lodge Experience (3 days)

Kruger Lodge Experience (3 days)

No holiday to South Africa would be complete without a safari - a chance to spot Africa's Big Five and to wander the vast open savanna. Join us as we heed the call of the Kruger and embark on a ... more

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Days:
3
Start:
Johannesburg
Finish:
Johannesburg
Ages:
6 - 99
Country:

South Africa

Kruger & Cape Town Short Break by Plane

Kruger & Cape Town Short Break by Plane

Enjoy an incredible African adventure on this journey from Kruger National Park to the rugged beauty of sophisticated Cape Town. Feel the thrill of spotting one (or more!) of Africa’s Big Five for the ... more

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Days:
11
Start:
Johannesburg
Finish:
Cape Town
Ages:
6 - 99
Country:

South Africa

Kruger Lodge Experience

Kruger Lodge Experience

Get a taste of one of the most famous game reserves in the world on this 4-day safari in Kruger National Park. Staying in a beautiful lodge just outside of the park, spend days searching out the ... more

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Days:
4
Start:
Johannesburg
Finish:
Johannesburg
Ages:
6 - 99
Country:

South Africa

Wild Kruger Camping

Wild Kruger Camping

Answer the call of the Kruger, South Africa's vast and famous game park that is simply teeming with Africa's most iconic creatures. This four-day safari puts you right in the thick of the park's ... more

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Days:
4
Start:
Johannesburg
Finish:
Johannesburg
Ages:
15 - 99
Country:

South Africa

Yogyakarta's Secret Treasures

Yogyakarta's Secret Treasures

Can't get enough of Indonesia? Spend some extra time in Java getting to know Yogyakarta, its cultural soul. Combine ancient sites, including the world's largest Buddhist temple, with a traditional ... more

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Days:
4
Start:
Yogyakarta
Finish:
Yogyakarta
Ages:
14 - 99
Country:

Indonesia

Petra Uncovered

Petra Uncovered

Travel to Jordan and visit the rose-hued fortress city of Petra, which was the capital of the ancient Nabataeans - a mysterious people who carved a trading empire from the desert in what is now modern ... more

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Days:
3
Start:
Amman
Finish:
Amman
Ages:
12 - 99
Country:

Jordan

Taste of Istanbul

Taste of Istanbul

Get a true taste of Istanbul – a city resplendent, enduring and diverse, truly forging itself as the world’s most spectacular intersection of cultures, cuisine and continents. Embark on a Short Break ... more

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Days:
3
Start:
Istanbul
Finish:
Istanbul
Ages:
15 - 99
Country:

Turkey

ANZAC Day Dawn Service 2020

ANZAC Day Dawn Service 2020

On April 25th, 1915, Allied troops landed on the Gallipoli Peninsula. The military campaign that followed was disastrous for the Allies yet came to define the national psyches of Australia and New ... more

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Days:
2
Start:
Istanbul
Finish:
Istanbul
Ages:
5 - 99
Country:

Turkey

Gallipoli Pilgrimage

Gallipoli Pilgrimage

Travel to a region associated with one of the most significant military battles of our time. Be guided through Anzac Cove to the battlefields, the Nek and Lone Pine and share the stories of heroism ... more

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Days:
2
Start:
Istanbul
Finish:
Istanbul
Ages:
5 - 99
Country:

Turkey

Thailand Hilltribe Trek

Thailand Hilltribe Trek

Pull on your walking boots, stretch those leg muscles and take to the hills on a classic Intrepid trek through Thailand’s hilltribe country. Walk along winding jungle tracks and through green fields ... more

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Days:
5
Start:
Chiang Mai
Finish:
Chiang Mai
Ages:
12 - 99
Country:

Thailand

Chiang Mai Adventure

Chiang Mai Adventure

Travel to Thailand and experience an intoxicating blend of ancient temples, steamy rainforest trails and raucous markets in Chiang Mai. This is a full-throttle short break that features the best ... more

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Days:
4
Start:
Chiang Mai
Finish:
Chiang Mai
Ages:
12 - 99
Country:

Thailand

River Kwai & Ancient Thai Kingdoms

River Kwai & Ancient Thai Kingdoms

Leave behind the fast-moving streets of the Thai capital and take time out to experience Ayutthaya, a World Heritage-listed wonder near the border of Burma (Myanmar). Explore this ancient Siam capital ... more

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Days:
3
Start:
Bangkok
Finish:
Bangkok
Ages:
5 - 99
Country:

Thailand

Chiang Mai & Golden Triangle

Chiang Mai & Golden Triangle

Experience the serenity of northern Thailand while exploring the notorious Golden Triangle region. Beginning and ending in the charismatic city of Chiang Mai, the trip takes you to explore the Chiang ... more

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Days:
3
Start:
Chiang Mai
Finish:
Chiang Mai
Ages:
5 - 99
Country:

Thailand

Chiang Mai & Elephant Experience

Chiang Mai & Elephant Experience

See a different side of Chiang Mai by hanging out with the gentle giants of the ChangChill elephant experience. You'll learn how this organisation supports the protection, conservation and lifestyle ... more

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Days:
3
Start:
Chiang Mai
Finish:
Chiang Mai
Ages:
5 - 99
Country:

Thailand

San Jose Stopover

San Jose Stopover

Take four days to find the true Costa Rica on a city escapade in sultry San Jose. Savour a stopover in the country’s capital by discovering the historical neighbourhoods and markets jammed with local ... more

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Days:
4
Start:
San Jose
Finish:
San Jose
Ages:
Over 15
Country:

Costa Rica

Mexico City Stopover

Mexico City Stopover

Navigate your way through Mexico’s enormous and vivacious capital on this jam-packed Short Break Adventure. Set out on a city tour and become privy to the history surrounding the stunning sights of ... more

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Days:
4
Start:
Mexico
Finish:
Mexico
Ages:
Over 15
Country:

Mexico

Perito Moreno Glacier Short Break

Perito Moreno Glacier Short Break

It doesn’t get much cooler than the Perito Moreno Glacier. Standing 70 metres tall in the middle of Lake Argentino, this enormous, frozen mass of land attracts tourists from all over the world - year ... more

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Days:
3
Start:
El Calafate
Finish:
El Calafate
Ages:
5 - 99
Country:

Argentina

Lake Titicaca Homestay

Lake Titicaca Homestay

Sail close to the clouds on Lake Titicaca and meet the descendants of ancient civilisations that inhabit its islands. Feel the spongy reeds of the 'floating' Uros islands beneath your feet, learn ... more

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Days:
2
Start:
Puno
Finish:
Puno
Ages:
5 - 99
Country:

Peru

Santiago Stopover

Santiago Stopover

Experience the best of Santiago on this delightful city stopover. Contrast historical city streets with the tranquil beauty of one of Chile's most celebrated wineries and discover what makes this ... more

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Days:
3
Start:
Santiago de Chile
Finish:
Santiago de Chile
Ages:
5 - 99
Country:

Chile

Machu Picchu by Train Short Break

Machu Picchu by Train Short Break

Discover South America’s ancient ruins, explore colonial sights and wander through vibrant markets to get a real taste of Andean village life in the Sacred Valley. Take a winding train journey through ... more

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Days:
3
Start:
Cusco
Finish:
Cusco
Ages:
5 - 99
Country:

Peru

Ecuador: Amazon Jungle Short Break

Ecuador: Amazon Jungle Short Break

Discover the secrets of the Ecuadorian Amazon on this breathtaking tour into the heart of the jungle. Take guided walks to discover the abundant plant and animal life that call this part of the Amazon ... more

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Days:
4
Start:
Quito
Finish:
Quito
Ages:
5 - 99
Country:

Ecuador

Rio de Janeiro Stopover

Rio de Janeiro Stopover

See the best of Rio de Janeiro with this whistle stop stopover tour. Get under the skin of this bustling metropolis, laze away on the stunning beaches of Copacabana and Ipanema, stand in the shadow of ... more

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Days:
3
Start:
Rio de Janeiro
Finish:
Rio de Janeiro
Ages:
5 - 99
Country:

Brazil

Ecuador: Amazon Jungle Sacha Lodge Short Break

Ecuador: Amazon Jungle Sacha Lodge Short Break

Discover the secrets of the Ecuadorian Amazon on this breathtaking tour into the heart of the jungle. Meet indigenous families to learn the jungle’s cultural traditions, and take guided walks to ... more

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Days:
4
Start:
Quito
Finish:
Quito
Ages:
5 - 99
Country:

Ecuador

Quarry Trail to Machu Picchu Extension

Quarry Trail to Machu Picchu Extension

Retrace the steps of the ancient Inca civilisation on the Inca Quarry Trail hike. Explore Cusco's maze of ruins and cobblestone streets, and discover the fascinating colonial and Inca histories that ... more

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Days:
6
Start:
Cusco
Finish:
Cusco
Ages:
15 - 99
Country:

Peru

Iguazu Falls Short Break

Iguazu Falls Short Break

Straddling the border of Argentina and Brazil, the Iguazu Falls stretch almost 3 km and this short tour provides opportunities to see both the panoramic views and the adrenaline-rushing up ... more

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Days:
2
Start:
Puerto Iguazu
Finish:
Puerto Iguazu
Ages:
5 - 99
Country:

Argentina + 1 more

Easter Island

Easter Island

Journey to enigmatic Easter Island and be forever changed by the remote beauty and fascinating folklore of ‘Rapa Nui’. This unforgettable trip allows plenty of time to stand in awe and admire the many ... more

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Days:
4
Start:
Easter Island
Finish:
Easter Island
Ages:
5 - 99
Country:

Chile

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