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Mountain bike tour in the Atlas Mountains

8-Day Cycle Morocco - Atlas to the Sahara

Pedal through the remote Hamada Desert of the Sahara and take on the exhilarating High Atlas descent through Berber heartland.

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From £975pp

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  • Take on the thrilling descent from the scenic High Atlas Mountain pass of Tizi N'Fedrhate
  • Ride into the dunes of the Sahara on camelback before spending a night under the stars in a Berber camp
  • Witness a sunrise over the sand dunes
  • Get lost in the maze-like souks of majestic Marrakech

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  • 6 nights hotel accommodation
  • 1 night comfortable camping
  • All breakfasts, 1 dinner
  • Tours as detailed in the itinerary
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  • Bicycle and transfers
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Aerial view of Caravaca de la Cruz, Murcia

7-Day Cycle Southern Spain – Murcia

On this cycling adventure in southern Spain, you’ll discover Murcia’s whitewashed villages and Moorish towers, endless orchards, ancient irrigation channels and layers of history.

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From £819pp

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  • Ride on scenic and quiet backroads and cycle paths through varied landscapes
  • Peddle through Spanish villages in the Ricote Valley with Moorish roots
  • Explore Caravaca de la Cruz – one of the world’s five Holy Cities
  • See the almond and apricot orchards of Cieza
  • Cycle along the banks of the Segura and Argos rivers
  • Reward yourself with and refuel on delicious Spanish food and wine

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  • 6 nights accommodation
  • All breakfasts
  • Tours as detailed in the itinerary
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View of Positano village along Amalfi Coast

8-Day Amalfi Coast Walking - Agriturismo

This walking holiday explores the trails of the spectacular Amalfi Coast from clifftop hikes to woodland walks and along the ancient stone stairways that link the villages of the region.

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  • Follow a variety of picturesque walks alongside the island's unique irrigation channels
  • Enjoy spectacular mountain views along the famous 'Balcony Walk' path between the peaks of Arieiro and Ruivo
  • Explore Funchal's beautiful gardens, historic buildings and colourful farmers' market
  • Admire the majestic views between Rabaçal and Risco Waterfall
  • Walk through the thick, lush Laurisilva UNESCO protected laurel forest
  • Summit at Pico de Ruivo - Madeira's highest point

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  • 7 nights accommodation
  • All breakfasts, 3 lunches and 4 dinners
  • Tours as detailed in the itinerary
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Angkor Wat, Cambodia

8-Day Cambodia Highlights

This short twin-centre adventure focusses on the iconic highlights of Cambodia. Spend three full days exploring the vast complex of the Temples of Angkor and discover the charming river-side capital of Phnom Penh.

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From £660pp

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  • Learn about Cambodia's dark history of the Khmer Rouge in its French colonial capital of Phnom Penh
  • Discover Siem Reap - the gateway to exploring the incredible UNESCO-listed Angkor temples
  • Explore the Bayon's incredible maze of corridors, gothic style towers and magical central temples
  • Spend time at the atmospheric temple of Ta Prohm, where the film Tomb Raider was filmed
  • See stilt houses when cruising amongst the floating villages of Tonle Sap Lake

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  • 7 nights premium hotel accommodation
  • 7 breakfasts
  • Tours as detailed in the itinerary
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Vjosa River bend near Kanikol, Albania

8-Day Cycle Albania

Discover the highlights of Albania while cycling through stunning scenery along peaceful, almost traffic-free roads in the mountains and along the turquoise coast.

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From £1,099pp

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  • Cycle picturesque trails and visit the villages dotted along the Albanian Riviera
  • Head out to the archaeological ruins and UNESCO sites of Gjirokaster, Butrint and Berat
  • Admire the views from Lake Ohrid to Korça
  • Climb into the heart of the Gramos Mountains
  • Ride along River Vjosa and descend into the spectacular gorge to Leskovik
  • Enjoy mouth-watering local delicacies and great value beer

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  • 7 nights accommodation
  • All breakfasts, 3 dinners
  • Tours as detailed in the itinerary
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  • Bicycle and transfers
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Cycling in Provence - editorial only

8-Day Cycle Provence, France

Ride through the heart of Provence, visit hilltop villages, vineyards and discover the landscapes that inspired Vincent Van Gogh.

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From £1,250pp

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  • Ride alpine foothills rising up from the edge of the Rhône Valley
  • Enjoy breathtaking panoramic vistas of the internationally acclaimed Chateauneuf du Pape vineyards
  • Visit the village of Gordes and its Renaissance Château
  • Wander the streets of St. Rémy-de-Provence market town, one time home to Vincent Van Gogh
  • Explore the antique stores and charming eateries of L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue
  • Opt to ascend Mont Ventoux

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  • 7 nights accommodation
  • All breakfasts, 1 lunch
  • Tours as detailed in the itinerary
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Cycling in Croatia

8-Day Cycle The Dalmatian Coast, Croatia

Explore the beautiful Dalmatian coast by bike from Split to Dubrovnik. Visit medieval towns, fishing villages and plenty of vineyards while island hopping along Croatia’s coast.

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From £1,395pp

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  • Spend time in the historic hearts of the region’s oldest cities of Dubrovnik and Split
  • Cycle through the beautiful countryside of Hvar Island – one of Croatia’s scenic gems
  • While on Hvar, take a dip in the crystal clear waters
  • Explore Korcula Island’s villages and vineyards
  • Visit the beautiful bay of Zuljana on the Peljesac Peninsula
  • Opt to take a ride to view the panoramas overlooking Konvale Valley

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  • 7 nights accommodation
  • All breakfasts
  • Tours as detailed in the itinerary
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  • Bicycle and transfers
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Hiking in Costa Rica

8-Day Highlights Of Costa Rica

A perfect week's getaway for travellers in search of Costa Rica's natural beauty. From brightly coloured toucans to slow-moving sloths, the tropical forests of this tiny country teem with life.

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From £1,157pp

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  • Explore the forest trails of the Monteverde cloud forest reserve, a biodiverse paradise for nature enthusiasts
  • Whitewater raft, fly through the canopy on a zip wire or hike on volcanoes
  • Share the stunning white-sand beaches of Manuel Antonio National Park with sun-bathing iguanas and capuchin monkeys

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  • 7 nights hotel accommodation
  • 7 breakfasts
  • Tours as detailed in the itinerary
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  • Bus transfers
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Taj Mahal, Agra, India

8-Day India's Golden Triangle

Journey through the cultural heart of Northern India on this tour that traces India's famous Golden Triangle. Along the way, sleep like a Maharajah in heritage accommodation and feast on Indian delicacies.

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From £625pp

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  • Watch the sun rise over the white marble dome of the Taj Mahal
  • Explore Jaipur's iconic must-sees, from the Amber Fort to the Palace of the Winds
  • Discover the deserted city of Fatehpur Sikri
  • Get closer to local life with a stay in a family-run heritage property fit for a Maharajah in Kalakho

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  • 7 nights hotel accommodation
  • 7 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 1 dinner
  • Tours as detailed in the itinerary
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  • Bus and rickshaw transfers
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8-Day Madeira Island Discovery

Explore Madeira's best known sights and learn why it's known as 'the pearl of the Atlantic' with its dramatic mountainous scenery criss-crossed by levadas and colourful flora.

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From £999pp

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  • See the rugged landscapes on an easy walk along a small part of Madeira's vast levada network
  • Visit the viewpoints at Pico dos Barcelos and Eira do Serrado
  • Spend time in the wonderfully remote town of Porto Moniz
  • Discover the history of Madeira's sugar and rum industry and sip a potent glass of the local tipple, poncha
  • Head to Prazeres to visit Quinta Pedagogica and the Tea House
  • Take in the ocean views, as Churchill once did, at Madeira's colonial Reid's Palace Hotel

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  • 7 nights hotel accommodation
  • 7 breakfasts, 2 lunches
  • Tours as detailed in the itinerary
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Plitvice Lakes, Croatia

8-Day Walks And Coastal Towns Of Croatia

This walking holiday explores Croatia’s national parks; the jagged peaks of Dalmatia, plunging gorges in Paklenica and spectacular lakes and waterfalls in Plitvice. Stay in the capital Zagreb and in coastal Spilt meander the maze of cobbled streets past ancient sites.

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From £1,276pp

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  • Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Plitvice National Park with views of breathtaking aquamarine lakes
  • Enjoy spectacular coastal and mountain walking along the Adriatic coast in Paklenica National Park
  • Follow a city tour of Zagreb
  • Hike along the Paklenica Gorge
  • Walk in the foothills of the Velebit Mountains
  • Discover Trogir, one of the oldest cities in Croatia, and witness the city’s medieval, Romanesque and Gothic architecture

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  • 7 nights accommodation
  • All breakfasts
  • Tours as detailed in the itinerary
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Love Valley Cappadocia

8-Day Walking in Cappadocia

Explore the stunning landscapes of Cappadocia on this week-long walking tour. Hike ancient pathways through spectacular scenery, past the famous 'fairy chimneys', orchards and vineyards.

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From £895pp

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  • Uncover the fairytale scenery that the central region of Turkey is famous for
  • Wake up to views of air balloons filling the sky from our base in the charming town of Goreme
  • Climb the rock-cut 'castle' and take in the breathtaking views over Cappadocia
  • Hike the Ihlara Canyon and explore the ancient underground city of Kaymakli
  • Enjoy a Turkish cookery lesson in a local restaurant

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  • 7 nights premium hotel accommodation
  • All breakfasts, 1 dinner
  • Tours as detailed in the itinerary
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Lahemaa National Park In Estonia

8-Day Walk Estonia, Latvia & Lithuania

This walking trip visits the three Baltic States: Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. Discover their cultural heritage and explore their national parks. Walk along the Curonian Spit, search for ruins of medieval fortresses hidden in forests and walk across bogs.

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  • Enjoy guided tours of Tallinn, Riga and Vilnius ‘Old Towns’ on foot
  • Walk the spectacular vast sand dunes of Curonian Spit National Park – a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Learn about the unique ecosystem on the bogs
  • Spot beaver dams and dens along the Altja River Valley in Estonia’s Lahemaa National Park
  • Explore medieval stone castles, churches, watermills and windmills
  • Discover the coastal lakes and dunes of Kemeri National Park

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  • 7 nights accommodation
  • All breakfasts
  • Tours as detailed in the itinerary
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Hiking trail from Pico do Arieiro to Pico Ruivo

8-Day Walking In Madeira

Following Madeira's unique network of levadas and ancient footpaths, this trip discovers the many different sides to this beautiful volcanic island.

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From £945pp

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  • Follow a variety of picturesque walks alongside the island's unique irrigation channels
  • Enjoy spectacular mountain views along the famous 'Balcony Walk' path between the peaks of Arieiro and Ruivo
  • Explore Funchal's beautiful gardens, historic buildings and colourful farmers' market
  • Admire the majestic views between Rabaçal and Risco Waterfall
  • Walk through the thick, lush Laurisilva UNESCO protected laurel forest
  • Summit at Pico de Ruivo - Madeira's highest point

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  • 7 nights accommodation
  • All breakfasts
  • Tours as detailed in the itinerary
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8-Day Walking in Northern Cyprus

With the imposing setting of the Besparmak Mountains running alongside the beautiful cobalt of the Mediterranean Sea as a backdrop, this week long walking tour of Northern Cyprus offers a perfect getaway with pleasant winter time temperatures.

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From £695pp

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  • Explore the famous twelfth century Crusader abbey of Bellapais
  • Hike to Kantara Castle
  • Spend an afternoon on Kaplica Beach
  • Hike the Akdeniz King Tombs Trail through one of the most fertile agricultural regions in Cyprus
  • Enjoy the fresh flavours of mezes at local restaurants
  • Witness spectacular views from the less visited castle of Buffavento

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  • 7 nights hotel accommodation
  • All breakfasts, 5 lunches
  • Tours as detailed in the itinerary
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10-Day China Highlights

From the modern skyscrapers of Hong Kong to the imperial palaces of Beijing, this trip offers a great introduction to China.

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From £1,549pp

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  • Explore the bustling metropolis of Hong Kong, an interesting mixture of modern life and ancient traditions
  • Cruise to Yangshuo on the Li River passing paddy fields, villages and stunning limestone scenery along the way
  • Visit the Terracotta Army of Emperor Qin Shi Huangdi and admire the Giant Wild Goose Pagoda
  • In Beijing, walk a section of the Great Wall, explore Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City

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  • 8 nights hotel accommodation
  • 1 night overnight train from Xian to Beijing
  • Li River cruise
  • 9 breakfasts, 1 lunch
  • Tours as detailed in the itinerary
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  • High-speed train to Guilin
  • Internal flight to Xian
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10-Day Borneo Wildlife Highlights

This 10 day adventure through the jungles of Sabah provides ample opportunity to spot the incredible endemic wildlife found on the island of Borneo.

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From £2,599pp

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  • Visit the famous Sepilok Orangutan Sanctuary and witness the excellent rehabilitation work
  • Cruise through the steamy waterways of Kinabatangan River spotting proboscis monkeys and hornbills
  • Enjoy lunch with the Dusan tribe in the shadow of Mount Kinabalu
  • Experience a natural fish spa and visit Poring Hot Springs
  • Take a night walk to look for endangered species including the clouded leopard and pygmy elephant in the Tabin Wildlife Reserve

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  • 9 nights hotel accommodation
  • All breakfasts, 6 lunches, 5 dinners
  • Tours as detailed in the itinerary
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Hiker on Kilimanjaro

10-Day Kilimanjaro – Lemosho Trek

Challenge yourself on this iconic trek to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro (5,895m), the highest point in Africa.

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From £2,995pp

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  • Follow the scenic Lemosho route
  • Walk through the mountain’s varied climatic regions and admiring the changing plant and animal life
  • Enjoy wild camping in magnificent, scenic locations
  • Climb with some of the best and most experienced leaders, guides, porters and cooks on the mountain
  • Trek across a plateau of grassy moorland and heather scattered with volcanic rock formations enroute to Shira One Camp
  • View the Northern Ice fields ahead of Shira Two Camp
  • Summit at Uhuru Peak – the highest point in Africa

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  • 7 nights simple camping, 2 nights comfortable lodge accommodation
  • All breakfasts, 8 lunches and 9 dinners
  • Tours as detailed in the itinerary
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Aerial view of Halong Bay

10-Day Simply Vietnam

This trip encompasses the best of Vietnam in just 10 days. Using local transport and staying in simple hotels, experience lush landscapes, discover harrowing history and sample incredible fresh food.

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  • Wander through the bustling narrow streets of Hanoi’s Old Quarter
  • Take a cookery course or try out traditional lantern making in Hoi An
  • Meander along palm-lined canals and barter for exotic fruit on the Mekong Delta
  • Join an excursion out to the infamous Cu Chi Tunnels
  • Cruise through the turquoise waters of Halong Bay aboard a traditional junk boat
  • Drive along the coast via Hai Van Pass to Hue

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  • 8 nights hotel accommodation
  • 1 night overnight train
  • 8 breakfasts,  lunch
  • Tours as detailed in the itinerary
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11-Day Highlights Of Albania

Albania’s wealth of historic sites, charming rural villages and the colourful capital, Tirana, are all waiting to be discovered.

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From £1,195pp

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  • Discover Butrint – one of the greatest archaeological sites in the Balkans
  • Explore one of the most unspoilt places in the Adriatic, Llogara National Park
  • Stroll along the cobbled streets of the UNESCO-Listed town Gjirokastra and visit its hilltop castle
  • Jump on the Dajti Express cable car to view the surrounding highlands
  • Stop at the thermal baths in Benja
  • Enjoy a walking tour of Berat and Durresi

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  • 10 nights hotel accommodation
  • 10 breakfasts, 1 lunch
  • Tours as detailed in the itinerary
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Autumn in Fitz Roy, Patagonia, Argentina

14-Day Adventures In Patagonia

Patagonia is home to some of the most spectacular landscapes on earth, full of emerald lakes fed by icy glaciers and towering mountain ranges home to guanaco and vicuna.

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  • Explore the diverse barrios of Buenos Aires
  • Spot penguins on the island of Tierra del Fuego
  • Marvel in the majestic vistas of Torres del Paine National Park
  • Visit Perito Moreno Glacier
  • Hike to the base of Mount Fitz Roy
  • End your day with a glass of malbec surrounded by the region’s towering scenery

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  • 13 nights accommodation
  • All breakfasts and 3 dinners
  • Tours as detailed in the itinerary
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Vinales Valley, Cuba

15-Day Cycle Cuba

Explore the scenic beauty and cultural highlights of Cuba on two wheels. Cycle on quiet roads along the Caribbean coast to historic Trinidad, past striking limestone landscapes in Vinales and through tropical forests in Topes de Collantes.

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From £1,949pp

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  • With very little traffic this is the ideal way to see the island
  • Stay in private homestays in colonial Trinidad and Vinales
  • Explore the atmospheric UNESCO Heritage Site and city, Havana
  • Cycle through tropical forests to the enchanting settlement of Las Terrazas
  • Peddle your way to the Cuban spa town of San Diego de los Baños
  • Ride past the coffee plantations and tobacco fields of Vinales
  • Stop for a swim in the Caribbean at Yaguanabo beach enroute to Trinidad

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  • 14 nights accommodation
  • All breakfasts, 1 dinner
  • Tours as detailed in the itinerary
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Cycling by a Buddhist temple in Ninh Binh province, Vietnam

15-Day Cycle Saigon To Hanoi

On this adventurous and active trip we experience Vietnam on two wheels. Along the way we discover Saigon, Hoi An, Hue, Hanoi and the majestic beauty of Halong Bay on an overnight cruise. What better way to fuel your ride than with the delicious Vietnamese cuisine.

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  • Cycle the Central Highlands and explore Vietnam’s lush hill country, cycling over the Hon Giao Pass
  • Ride out to the Cu Chi Tunnels and explore the Mekong Delta
  • Visit the beautiful World Heritage town of Hoi An
  • Enjoy a rest day at Nha Trang’s beautiful bays, golden beaches and turquoise waters
  • Peddle across Thi Nai Bridge – Vietnam’s longest sea bridge
  • Follow the Perfume River in Hue
  • Experience an overnight cruise along Halong Bay

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  • 14 nights accommodation
  • All breakfasts, 2 lunches, 1 dinner
  • Tours as detailed in the itinerary
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  • Bicycle and transfers
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Aerial view of Caravaca de la Cruz, Murcia

7-Day Cycle Southern Spain – Murcia

On this cycling adventure in southern Spain, you’ll discover Murcia’s whitewashed villages and Moorish towers, endless orchards, ancient irrigation channels and layers of history.

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From £655pp

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  • Ride on scenic and quiet backroads and cycle paths through varied landscapes
  • Peddle through Spanish villages in the Ricote Valley with Moorish roots
  • Explore Caravaca de la Cruz – one of the world’s five Holy Cities
  • See the almond and apricot orchards of Cieza
  • Cycle along the banks of the Segura and Argos rivers
  • Reward yourself with and refuel on delicious Spanish food and wine

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  • 6 nights accommodation
  • All breakfasts
  • Tours as detailed in the itinerary
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  • Bicycle and transfers
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