Discovery and Adventure

You know you want to go abroad for a holiday and you want to do something a little bit different but you are looking for some holiday ideas. Well we have a fantastic and wide ranging choice of breaks that offer you plenty of holiday ideas for adventure and private tours in countries as diverse as Greenland, Russia, India, Oman, Romania, Jordan, Morocco, Iceland, Turkey and Egypt.

If you are looking to explore some of the more unusual places in the world, with your own private guide and driver, or in very small groups (Iceland, Greenland), then there is a great choice here for your holiday! Ideas that will give you a really different and memorable experience. You only live life once, so experience it to its full.

Northern Lights Greenland & Iceland Wilderness Adventure Husky in Greenland
This unique wilderness adventure is for those who wish to experience some of the most beautiful and remote places on the planet. Staying in your own private wilderness cabin in Iceland and a Sea Fjord view room in Greenland this is an Experience with a capital E!

HIGHLIGHTS:Husky Dog Sled Adventure to remote settlements with local hunter, Easy Hike to see Icebergs, Ilulissat tour, 3 nights in Greenland with Sea Fjord View, 3 nights in PRIVATE Wilderness Cabin, Golden Circle Highlights 4wd tour, Off-Roading SuperJeep Tour, Blue Lagoon, Private Dinner
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Moscow Bolshoi Ballet Breaks Bolshoi Ballet
This break combines the highlights of Moscow with attending the Bolshoi Ballet, arguably the best Ballet company in the world, in the very best seats and with a private guide throughout.

HIGHLIGHTS: Best Seats at the Bolshoi Ballet, Moscow River Tour, Kremlin tour with Diamond Fund, Visit Red Square and the amazing Moscow Metro, Private Transfers and guids throughout.
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Tiger Safari & Golden Triangle Tour Tigers in India
If you only travel to India once then this Private Tour of India’s Golden Triangle will unravel the magic that India has to offer, with the highlight being the stay at the Ranthambore Tiger National Park.

HIGHLIGHTS: Private Tours throughout of Taj Mahal, Fatehpur Sikri deserted city, The elegant Agra Fort, The impressive Amber Fort by elephant, Old and New Delhi, Jaipur with its city palace and astronomical observatory, Jungle Safaris in search of Tigers in Ranthambore
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Oman Highlights Green Back Turtle in Oman
Oman is highly regarded as one of the most culturally fascinating Arabian States. Amazing private guided tours take you to visit Oman highlights including stunning Desert, majestic Mountains, the capital Muscat and the beautiful coastline with its turtles and dolphins.

HIGHLIGHTS: Private Guided Tour visiting Wahiba Desert Sand Dunes, Muscat, Bimah Sinkhole, Turtles laying eggs, The Mountains with 4 WD Safari on dramatic Mountain Track, Bedouin family visit, Dolphin boat trip,
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Whale Watching Icelandic Holiday Whale Watching in Husavik
Stay 2 nights in Husavik, the best place in Europe for Whale Watching, for the best chance to see whales. Combine with 3 nights in Reykjavik and experience a Golden Circle SuperJeep Tour with glacier snowmobiling. See breath-taking scenery of volcanic landscapes, lava fields and craters.

HIGHLIGHTS: Whale Watching in Whale Capital of Europe, Blue lagoon visit, Golden Circle Tour to view the Gullfoss waterfall, Pingvellir, Geysers with snowmobiling, Volcanic Lake Myvatin and Krafla Caldera
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St Petersburg Tours & Holidays Peter and Paul Fortress in St Petersburg
Experience St Petersburg by private tours with exclusive early access at The Hermitage avoiding the queues and Private tours of all the stunning cultural highlights and Palaces.

HIGHLIGHTS: Exclusive early access to the Hermitage, Canal Night Tour, Private tour of Peter & Paul Fortress, Catherines and Pauls Palaces, Fountains of Peterhof Palace by hydrofoil, Siege of Leningrad memorial,
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India's Iconic Luxury Train Journey Dining on the Maharajas Express in India
Journeying on the Maharajas Express has been compared to the Orient Express in terms of refinement and luxury, and is without doubt the easiest and most comfortable way to experience many of India's highlights.

7 nights full board on Maharajas Express, Complimentary free upgrade to PRIVATE Jeep Tiger Safari, Champagne breakfast with Taj Mahal as backdrop, Amber Fort in Jaipur, Royal Experience with Elephants, Fatehpur Sikri, Taj Mahal, Gwalior Fort, Khajuraho, Ganges River Cruise in Varanasi, Lucknow
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Istanbul & Cappadocia Weekend Short Break Cappadocia Chimneys
This unique break combines an amazing stay in a cave room in a boutique Cappadocia Hotel with private tours seeing the fairy chimneys and the Blue Mosque in Istanbul. Feel like a VIP on your private Bosphorus cruise!

HIGHLIGHTS: Stay in Cave room in boutique Cappodocia hotel, Private Tours of Underground Kaymakli City & Fairy Chimneys in Urgup and Private Bosphorus cruise, Private tours in Istanbul including Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace & Grand Bazaar
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Midnight Sun West Greenland Tour Boat Cruise in Ilulissat Ice Fjord

Photo: Mads Pihl. Visit Greenland
This extraordinary West Greenland break shares with you the world of Inuits; Calving Glaciers, Spectacular Icebergs, and the Midnight Sun creating memories that you’ll treasure and never forget.

The beauty and remoteness of the nature of Ilulisat is outstanding and you can experience it staying in the world most Northerly 4 Star Hotel.

HIGHLIGHTS: Midnight sun Iceberg Cruise, Calving Glacier, Easy Walk to the UNESCO Ilulissat Ice Fiord, Inuit home Visit, Reykjavik, Bathe in the Blue Lagoon
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Vienna and Budapest Weekend Break Hungarian Parliament in Budpest
This super break visits the two old capitals of the Austro Hungarian Empire - Vienna & Budapest,

HIGHLIGHTS: Combining 2 beautiful cities of Vienna & Budapest, Gourmet Dinner at the Vienna Art Museum with exclusive access outside normal opening hours, Fiaker Horse and Carriage tour, Private Vienna City tour including a visit to Schonbrunn Palace, Private Budapest City Tour
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The Complete Jordan Private Holiday Monastery at Petra
This PRIVATE journey brings you everything you would ever want to see in this historic beautiful country. Experience an unforgettable ten day private tour to discover the famous Petra and Jerash, relax at Aqaba on the Red Sea, Travel The Kings Highway and experience the dramatic Wadi Rum.

HIGHLIGHTS See world famous Petra, Petra by Candlelight,Visit Jerash,Mt Nebo & Kerak Crusader Castle, Stay at the Red Sea & Dead Sea, 4WD Safari at Wadi Rum, Hike in the Dana Nature Reserve,
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St Petersburg Ballet Tours At the Marinsky
During "The White Nights" the sun never sets creating an eerie beautiful polar light. Attend a wonderful Ballet performance, have exclusive access to key sites and private guides and you have a very special break.

HIGHLIGHTS: Private introduction to St Petersburg with a ballet performance at the Imperial Hermitage Theatre or Mariisnky. Exclusive early entry into Hermitage avoiding the queues, Peter Paul Fortress, Peterhof, Canal Trip.
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Northern Lights Greenland Sled Dog Tour Husky Sledging in Greenland
A land of unforgettable beauty filled with mountains, icebergs, mystery and adventure. Experience a Husky dog sled adventure to remote settlements where you can get a taste of the life of Old Polar Explorers. Explore Ilulissat city and learn about current Innuits life.

HIGHLIGHTS:Husky Dog Sled Adventure to remote settlements, Easy Hike to see Icebergs, Ilulissat city tour, 3 nights in Arctic Hotel in Greenland, Blue Lagoon in Reykjavik
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Petra & Jordan Highlights Wadi Rum in Jordan
Our Petra & Jordan Highlights Private Tour brings you the best of this historic, beautiful and culturally rich country in the comfort of your own private vehicle, driven by your own guide who will go out of his way to adapt to make sure you have the most personalised break possible.

HIGHLIGHTS: Private visits to Petra, Jerash, Mt Nemo, Kerak Crusader Castle, Amman Citadel Tour, 4 WD Safari in Wadi Rum, Floating at Dead Sea, Petra by Candlelight, Desert Camp overnight stay.
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Rome Private Tours Colosseum in Rome
Make the most of Rome with a four night stay in a centrally located hotel in the heart of Rome. Explore with your own Private tour Ancient and "Modern" Rome seeing all the cultural highlights of the Vatican, the Old Forum and a Light Show on the history of Rome.

HIGHLIGHTS: Ancient Rome private tour of Coliseum, Old Forum, Palatino. Private tour of Vatican including Sistine Chapel & St Peters Basilica. Visit Rome's Catacombs, Private Transfers, 4 star central hotel.
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Greenland and Iceland Midnight Sun Wilderness Break
This is an amazing combination of the dramatic wilderness landscapes in Greenland and Iceland featuring volcanoes, Icebergs, Geysers, Calving Glaciers and Mini Rift Valleys, all under the midnight sun! Stay in your own private wilderness cabin and have an adventure!

Midnight Sun Iceberg Cruise, Stay in Private Wilderness Cabin in Iceland, Calving Glacier Cruise, Golden Circle 4 WD seeing Geysers, Waterfalls and the mini rift valley, Easy Hike to Sermermiut Icebergs Feed Huskies and visit Innuit Home, Private meal cooked for you at the Cabin, 1 night in Reykjavik.
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Istanbul Private City & Weekend Break The Blue Mosque in Istanbul at Dawn
Whether it is soaking up the beauty of the decadent palaces on a PRIVATE Bosphorus cruise, shopping in the Grand Bazaar or visiting the Blue Mosque you will have experienced something truly unique on this lovely romantic weekend break in the only city in the world that spans 2 continents.

HIGHLIGHTS: Private City Tour of Istanbul including Blue Mosque, St Sophia, Topkapi Palace, Grand Bazaar, Bosphorus PRIVATE cruise, Visit Spice Market.
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Oman Express Dune Bashing at Wahiba Sands
This privated guided break offers the best Nature, Wildlife and landscape that Oman has to offer including Leaping Dolphins, Nesting Turtles, Pristine Desert and Stunning Wadis

HIGHLIGHTS: Dolphin Spotting boat trip, Overnight in Wahiba Sands in Desert with bedouin family visit and dune bashing activity, Watch Nesting Turtles, Private visit to Bimah sinkhole and stunning Wadis, Private vehicle and guide throughout
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Iceland Midnight Sun Wilderness Cabin Break Skogafoss waterfall in Iceland
This break offers you the chance to experience Iceland in the best possible way as you have the perfect combination of staying in your own private log cabin, taking a guided superjeep tour with some serious off-roading where no hire car can go, and keeping your own independence by self driving.

HIGHLIGHTS: Your own PRIVATE Wilderness log cabin, 1 Guided Adventure Superjeep trip, Blue Lagoon visit, Golden Circle with Geysers, waterfalls & volcanic valleys,Exploring the South Coast including Vik with its black volcanic beaches, 1 night in vibrant Capital Reykjavik.
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Jordan Explorer Wadi Rum in Jordan
This is a great private break for those looking to take some time to relax in Jordan in 5 Star accommodation, as well as see the main highlights of Petra and the Roman ruins of Jerash with a private chauffered vehicle and guide.

HIGHLIGHTS: Private guided visit to Petra, Roman Ruins of Jerash, Floating on the Dead Sea, Private 4 Wheel Drive Safari at Wadi Rum in the desert, Relaxing on the banks of the beautiful Red Sea in a 5 star hotel, Petra by Candlight
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Moscow Holiday & City Breaks St Basils in Moscow
Moscow is a city that offers the weekend traveller a fascinating insight into Soviet Russia. Immerse yourself with your private guide and experience all of Moscows cultural highlights close up

HIGHLIGHTS: Private tour sharing the Tsars treasures at the Kremlin including the Diamond Fund, Visit the remarkably beautiful Moscow Metro, Take a Floodlight Private Night city Tour, Venture into the countryside to see the Russian Vatican with your private guide, Private Airport Transfers
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The Petra Express
For those short of time this Petra Travel break is perfect to see Petra, relax at the Dead Sea and see some of the sights on the Kings Highway. This is all within the comfort of your own chauffered car with PRIVATE guide.

HIGHLIGHTS: PRIVATE Petra Tour, Kings Highway featuring the Mosaic town of Madaba, Mt Nebo with its Kerak Crusader Fortress and St Johns Baptism Site, Relax floating at the Dead Sea, Petra by Candlelight, Private Transfers, Vehicle and Guide throughout
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Luxury Nile Cruise Pharaoh in Egypt
An Exceptional cruise on the handpicked luxury 5 star Sonesta St George. Unique to Weekend a la Carte you have your own local private guide for all ground tours so you can visit at your own pace key sites including Valley of Kings, Hatshepsut Temple, Colossi of Memnon & Luxor.

HIGHLIGHTS: Luxury 7 night Cruise, Exclusive Weekend a la Carte private guided visits, Visit Valley of Kings, Hatshepsut Temple, Colossi of Memnon, Temple of Horus, Aswan Dam, Karnak and Luxor Temples
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Istanbul & Ephesus Short Break Ephesus in Turkey
This unique break combines visits to the world renown Ephesus with private tours of the Highlights in Istanbul as well as a private Bosphorus cruise where you will feel like a VIP !

HIGHLIGHTS: Private Bosphorus cruise, Private tours in Istanbul including Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace & Grand Bazaar, Private Tour Ephesus. 3 nights in central Istanbul and 2 nights in boutique hotel in Sirince
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Petra and Jerash Splendours Jerash Roman Ruins in Jordan
Visit one of the Seven Wonders of the World with your own private tour of Petra in our 4 Night Private Tour. Enjoy the unique experience of Petra lit by 1800 candles, as well as see the Ancient Roman Jerash ruins. Travel through dramatic landscapes and Wadis on The Kings Highway.

HIGHLIGHTS: Private Guided Visits to Petra, Jerash, Mt Nebo, Wadi Al Mujib, Un Qais city basalt ruins and Madaba with time to relax and float at the Dead Sea
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Cairo Highlights Private Tour Sphinx in Cairo, Egypt
This fabulous Private Introduction to Cairo even allows you to enjoy the view of the pyramids from your very own hotel room. See Pyramids, Sphinx & King Tutankhamen burial treasures and other highlights.

3 nights staying in ultimate luxury and elegance with views of the pyramids, Private Guided visit to the Giza Pyramids, Sphinx & King Tutankhamen burial treasures, EITHER Private visit to Memphis & the Citadel Saladin, Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque OR Alexandria
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Some of our personal favourites are within this group of Holiday ideas.

Staying at the Zabola estate in Romania is a wonderfully relaxing break that gives you a peep into Eastern Europe. You will travel back in time and visit medieval villages whilst staying in the most beautifully renovated family owned estate. Talk to the family about their time during communism and see wild bears if you are lucky in the pristine wilderness during your holiday. Ideas for other breaks include going to see the deserts and turtles of Oman. Both superb nature experiences that really are very special and very authentic and really leave a lasting impression on your mind and soul.

Morocco is increasingly becoming popular as a destination and offers you so many different sights and sounds of the bustle of Djemaa El Fna square with its snake charmers and water sellers, the hard bargaining at the souqs of Marrakech, the stunning views of the Atlas Mountains, the vastness of the desert – all whilst staying in luxury Riads.This is a great choice!

Alternatively perhaps you would prefer to take a private cruise on the Bosphorus in Istanbul before you carry onto Cappadocia and stay in a unique cave room in a boutique hotel in the heart of the Fairy Chimneys.

For a different option you could go Whale Watching in northern Iceland in a converted old fishing yacht. Husavik is not called the Whale Watching capital of Europe for nothing and with an incidence of 95% sightings, if whales is what you are looking to see then this is the holiday for you!

If we haven’t tickled your fancy yet with any of these holiday ideas what about a trip to see the ballet during the “white nights” in Russia? Board a midnight cruise to watch the bridges being opened in the midnight light, take a private guided tour of the Hermitage and end your day with the best seats in the house to watch the Russian Ballet.

Tiger Photographic hunting in India, following Indiana Jones’ footsteps to see Petra in Jordan, and a cruise on the Nile in Egypt are some more holiday ideas for you. This group of breaks that we have called Discovery and Adventure really are a chocolate box of holiday ideas that surely must tempt you.
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