Sigiriya, Sri Lanka
A UNESCO World heritage site, the 'fortress in the sky' is one of Sri Lanka's most iconic landmarks. 1,202 steps, 370 meters high, a 5th century Palace and 2 giant stone lion paws. If the numbers don't impress, the views will! A mesmerising experience.
Gal Oya National Park, Sri Lanka
Enjoy a boat safari this morning followed by a picnic in the Gal Oya Park. This is a a unique opportunity to observe the local wildlife from the stunning Gal Oya Lake.
A visit to the Self Employed Women’s Association who specialise in Chikankari – a fine embroidery technique with Mughal influences.
India is drenched in textile tradition, characterised by bright and intricately designed silks and cottons. Exploring the Mata Ni Pachedi is a fabulous insight into the country’s most traditional form of textile art.
The original Carthage was destroyed by the Romans in 146BC, and what you see now is mostly the Roman remains, located on several different sites. Highlights include the baths, Punic houses, port and museum.
The Japanese sword is one of the most iconic images of the country and its Samurai-era past. On this full-day tour, you will learn the basics of the sword-making process and the importance of swords in Japanese culture.
Perched on top of a cliff overlooking the Mediterranean, this picturesque village is a delightful place for a leisurely stroll through winding cobbled streets; its trademark white walls, contrasting sky blue doors and ornate window grids.
The Bardo museum is housed in the Bey of Tunis’ former palace. Famous for its Roman mosaics taken from archaeological sites all over the country, it is widely considered one of the best collections of ancient mosaics in the world.
The Medina is one of the best preserved Islamic cities in the world. Walk through the meandering streets, viewing the architecture of some residential quarter, as well as the activity and excitement of the souks.
Minniriya National Park, Sri Lanka
This afternoon head to Minneriya National Park, where there is a large population of elephants, for an evening game drive with a n experienced naturalist.
Many of our clients have said this was one of the best experiences of their lives; a journey right to the highest mountain in the world, up close and personal.
Taking advantage of Kyoto’s transport network, this full-day guided tour showases some of Kyoto’s architectural and cultural wonders. The city is home to 17 UNESCO World Heritage Sites and you will discover castles, temples and an historic market.
The Tsukiji Fish Market is a sprawling indoor and outdoor complex handling far more than just the fish it gets its name from. Your guide will help you explore the market before taking you to a local home for a lesson in sushi making.
Just outside of Tokyo, this UNESCO World Heritage Site is home to national cultural treasures and fine gardens that transcend important periods of Japanese history. This full-day tour will introduce you to these in a beautiful forest setting.
Using the extensive public transport system, explore Japan’s vibrant capital as you join your guide to uncover past and present Tokyo. Discover ancient shrines, lush gardens, bustling shopping streets and learn the art of tea drinking.
Japan’s art and distinct cultures are two of its most famous traditions. On this full-day tour, discover two of the most iconic, calligraphy and swordsmanship, as you get to try both first hand and learn about their origins.
Less than an hour from Tokyo, the sacred mountain of Takaosan offers a network of beautiful walking trails. Your guide will help lead you to the 599 metre high summit, which can offer spectacular views over Tokyo and Mt Fuji.