Escorted holidays

Our small group escorted tours are designed to offer a friendly and relaxed style of touring. Led by expert guides who will bring the destinations alive, staying at carefully chosen accommodation and exploring with like-minded people, when you travel on one of our escorted holidays all the arrangements are taken care of, allowing you to concentrate on enjoying yourself.

Whether you seek luxury coach travel or special-interest touring, our range of escorted holidays have been hand-picked so that you receive an authentic experience throughout. With a choice of itineraries in Iceland, New Zealand, Australia, Canada and Alaska you can be sure of the highest quality touring experience with friendly and knowledgeable guides.

Why Choose an Escorted Holiday?

The itineraries are well-paced and thoughtfully prepared to make the most of each day and our guides bring in-depth local knowledge and expertise that, often, cannot be acquired from a guide book. So whether you usually prefer to travel independently or always enjoy being part of a group, an escorted holiday may be the perfect option for your chosen destination or time of year you are travelling. Browse all Escorted holidays »

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Joining an Iceland escorted holiday is an ideal ideal way to explore not only the vast array of natural wonders, but also to discover hidden gems often overlooked by visitors. Our small group tours are led by knowledgeable guides and take in some of the most scenic parts of this extraordinary volcanic island. Discover geysers, glaciers, canyons, volcanoes, abundant waterfalls as well as surreal lava formations and learn about the fascinating history and Viking heritage.

Our range of escorted holidays in Norway are ideal for wildlife and nature enthusiasts, encompassing stunning mountain-clad fjords, winding rivers, to name but a few of the treasures on offer. Join local guides on a series of hiking trails right through the heart of the countryside, or sit back and relax as you soak up the views from the comfort of a boat, bus or train.

In Sweden, sweeping forests and lazy rivers define the lesser known region of Varmland. By day, enjoy a summer wilderness adventure complete with organised rafting, cycling, hiking and canoeing, before spending the night in a cosy tepee next to a glowing campfire. 

Those passionate about wildlife should venture to Finland, where brown bears can be seen foraging, climbing and playing deep in the forests Kuhmo. Fill your memory card with stunning wildlife photographs, before hiking through the towering trees, or rowing out onto the glistening lake. 

Group touring holidays in New Zealand offer a great way to enjoy the extraordinary number of scenic and experiential highlights on offer. There are many options available from comprehensive itineraries covering both islands to small group adventure holidays or guided natural history tours. Whether you prefer luxury, mid-level touring or camping, you can be assured of high level of service that ensures you get the best possible Kiwi experience.

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If you are looking for an escorted holiday in Australia we offer a choice of options including Premier and affordable coach touring as well as small group holidays. Ranging from short regional tours that can be incorporated into a tailor made holiday to extended multi-centre itineraries, there is plenty of choice.

Our collection of escorted holidays in Canada allows you to explore the different regions of this varied country from the alpine scenery of the West Coast where a journey on the iconic Rocky Mountaineer train is a key feature, to the European-influenced Eastern provinces. Discover the best of Canada in a relaxed and comfortable manner.

Alaska group touring holidays offer the perfect complement to exploring the west of Canada. Choose to combine coach, rail and cruise discovering the highlights of this remote US state from the mountains of Denali National Park to the wildlife of the Inside Passage.

"Our guides were so wonderful - 24 hours of every day nothing was too much trouble - their enthusiasm was contagious!" 
Rosalind & Kevin Carter, Orcas & Aurora, Iceland

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