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DETAILS: Annapurna & Chitwan – 12 days from £556pp land only incl. 20% discount (£139pp saving)
This 12-day trip is the perfect introduction to the many faces of this culturally rich and welcoming destination. The Himalayan mountains – the highest in the world – are a must-see for any adventure traveller and trekking through the foothills is the ideal way to appreciate the almost spiritual feel about them. However, this great trip also offers other highlights including river rafting adventures on the Seti and Trisuli Rivers, an elephant ride into the jungle at Chitwan National Park as well as a canoe journey through it in search of Indian rhinos, sloth bears and tigers, with an unforgettable backdrop of stunning views and remote villages the whole holiday through.
PRICE from £556pp land only (incl. 20% discount) including 11 nights accommodation (4 nights hotel, 6 nights lodge & 1 night camping), transport (auto-rickshaw, elephant, local bus & whitewater rafting), some meals (1 breakfast, 1 lunch & 1 dinner), porterage on the trek and an experienced local group leader. Flights available from £619pp.
DEPARTURE 18 September
DETAILS: China Odyssey – 25 days from £1356pp land only incl. 20% discount (£339pp saving)
Journey from Hong Kong to Shanghai and take in Beijing, the Yellow Mountains and the Yangtze River on this round-trip of East China. Cycle through the limestone towers and rice fields of Yangshou before cruising through the Three Gorges. The tour then heads to Chengdu’s Giant Panda Breeding Research Base to catch a rare glimpse of this Chinese icon. Highlights also include the Giant Buddha, the Terracotta Warriors, walking on a remote section of the Great Wall at Simatai and a three-hour hydrofoil journey from Hong Kong to Guangzhou.
PRICE from £1356pp land only (incl. 20% discount) including 24 nights accommodation (2 nights boat, 4 nights guesthouses, 13 nights hotels & 5 nights sleeper train), transport (bicycle, bus, hydrofoil, riverboat & sleeper train) and an experienced local leader. Flights available from £579pp.
DEPARTURES 10 & 24 July, 7 & 21 August and 4 & 25 September
DETAILS: Cuba Fantastica – 9 days from £540pp land only incl. 20% discount (£135pp saving)
Go on a journey through the cobbled streets of Trinidad whilst experiencing all the faded colonial charm, dance rhythms and Afro-Latin culture of Cuba. The holiday kicks off in Havana and takes in Santa Clara – the sight of a major victory for the Cuban revolutionaries, Vinales – dotted with green tobacco fields and the white sandy beaches of Cavo Levisa.
PRICE from £540pp land only (incl. 20% discount) including 8 nights B&B hotel accommodation, transport (boat, bus, van & taxi), 1 lunch and an experienced local group leader. Flights available from £625pp.
DEPARTURES 17 July, 14 & 28 August and 11 & 25 September
DETAILS: Hill Tribes & Beaches – 18 days from £595.20 land only incl. 20% discount (£148.80pp saving)
Mixing the best of northern Thailand with those of the tropical south, holiday highlights include a glimpse into the country’s wartime past at the River Kwai, the temples of the ancient Siamese capital of Ayuthaya, trekking in Chiang Mai, elephant riding, camping on a secluded island in Phang Nga Bay and beach bliss in Phuket.
PRICE from £595.20pp land only (incl. 20% discount) including 17 nights accommodation (3 nights train, 1 night village hut, 9 nights guesthouse, 3 nights hotel & 1 night camp), transport (bus, elephant, ferry, long-tail boat, sleeper train, songthaew, taxi & Tuk-tuk), some meals (4 breakfasts, 2 lunches & 2 dinners) and an experienced local group leader. Flights available from £639pp.
DEPARTURES 25 June, 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 July, 6, 13, 20 & 27 August and 3, 10, 17 & 24 September
DETAILS: Kasbahs & Coast – 14 days from £660pp land only incl. 20% discount (£165pp saving)
This two week trip combines cities with the chance to relax on the glorious beaches of Essaouira’s coastline, taking in other sandy terrains along the way. From mud-brick Kasbahs to old towns and from rolling sand dunes and snow-capped mountains to an undeveloped coastline, this adventure takes in the best that this great value country has to offer.
PRICE from £660pp land only (incl. 20% discount) including 13 nights accommodation (1 night camping & 12 nights hotel), transport (bus, camel & taxi), some meals (13 breakfasts & 3 dinners) and an experienced local leader. Flights available from £249pp.
DEPARTURES 19 & 26 June, 3, 17 & 24 July, 7, 14, 21 & 28 August, 4, 11, 18 & 25 September
DETAILS: Overland Indochina – 10 days from £504pp land only incl. 20% discount (£126pp saving)
Journey into the heart of Cambodia and explore one of the world’s greatest archaeological sites, the temple complex of Angkor, before travelling through the Indochina countryside to Bangkok. Holiday-makers visit the former Viet Cong underground stronghold of the Cu Chi Tunnels, explore the capital Phnom Penh and visit the sobering ‘Killing Fields’ of Choeung Ek.
PRICE from £504pp land only (incl. 20% discount) including 9 nights B&B hotel accommodation, transport (bus, boat & mini-van) and an experienced local group leader. Flights available from £645pp.
DEPARTURES 20 & 27 June, 4 & 11 July, 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 August and 5, 12, 19 & 26 September
DETAILS: Turkish Odyssey – 15 days from £636pp land only incl. 20% discount (£159pp saving)
Beginning in the cosmopolitan city of Istanbul, the tours moves through the surreal landscapes of Cappadocia and the Love Valley to Pasabaglar, famed for its unique fairy chimneys. Having relaxed on the Antalya coast, other highlights include Konya, the spectacular natural pools of Pamukkale and the ancient sites of Ephesus, Troy and Gallipoli.
PRICE from £636pp land only (incl. 20% discount) including 14 nights accommodation (9 nights hotel, 1 night overnight train, 2 nights boat & 2 nights Pension), transport (boat, ferry, bus, train & coach), some meals (12 breakfasts, 1 lunch & 2 dinners) and an experienced local leader. Flights available from £199pp.
DEPARTURES 20 August and 3 & 17 September
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Established in 1991, Imaginative Traveller has grown steadily to become one of the world’s leading operators of small group adventure tours. For Imaginative Traveller travel means getting to the heart of the country whilst offering the most authentic travel experience possible. Imaginative Traveller aims to minimise the impact on the environment and to deliver travel in a courteous, beneficial and respectful manner. Worldwide experiences and activities are available including gorillas safaris, hill tribe trekking, swimming with whale sharks, cookery classes, elephant riding, felucca sailing and walking with lions.