Essential Journeys

Luxury holidays with Exsus are handpicked and tailor-made for people looking to experience a destination while seeing some of the essential sites. These are the classic trips that take in the best of a destination and showcase its essential elements, especially for a first-time visitor.

They are about travelling your way while still seeing the highlights, with our added suggestions for how to personalise the trip to make it stand out from the off-the-shelf suggestions you’ll find elsewhere because, even on a perennially popular trip or on a holiday to a justifiably popular place, we can show you another side, introduce you to an alternative experience or simply add something to elevate your time away.

Talk to our team of well-connected travel specialists to start planning your personalised classic journey.

TOP DESTINATIONS FOR ESSENTIAL JOURNEYS

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A SCANDI DRAMA

Norway & Sweden in Depth

Sweden

From $8,450 per person

Travel to: Bergen & the Western Fjords, Central Norway & Lofoten, Stockholm & Central Sweden, Swedish Lapland

Across the Atlas

Morocco Uncovered

Morocco

From $4,550 per person

Travel to: Atlas Mountains, Desert Morocco, Marrakech, Northern Morocco

ALONG THE GREAT OCEAN ROAD

Classic Road Trip in Southern Australia

Australia

From $6,050 per person

Travel to: South Australia, Victoria

ALONG THE LONG WHITE CLOUD

In-depth Road Trip to New Zealand

New Zealand

From $6,450 per person

Travel to: Auckland, Bay of Islands & Northland, Christchurch, Kaikoura & Canterbury District, Coromandel & Waikato, Hawkes Bay

Andalucia Past & Present

Cultural Journey to Seville, Cordoba and Granada

Spain

From $2,400 per person

Travel to: Andalucia, Seville

BLUE GUMS & BEACHES

Classic Road Trip Along Australia's East Coast

Australia

From $6,150 per person

Travel to: New South Wales, Queensland

CALIFORNIA IN CLASSIC STYLE

California Dreaming

USA

From $3,400 per person

Travel to: California

Cities & Coastlines Rail Odyssey

Portugal by Train

Portugal & Madeira

From $1,600 per person

Travel to: Alentejo, Lisbon & Around, Porto & The Douro

CLASSIC NORTHERN CALIFORNIA ROAD TRIP

Exploring San Francisco, Napa Valley, Yosemite & Carmel

USA

From $2,950 per person

Travel to: California

COLOURS OF THE RAINBOW

South Africa in Classic Style

South Africa

From $3,235 per person

Travel to: Cape Town & Around, Greater Kruger & Panorama Region, Winelands

Corncobs & Cloudforest

Mexico In Depth

MEXICO

From $6,200 per person

Travel to: Mexico City & Around, Riviera Maya, Southern Mexico, Yucatan & Campeche

Craters, Cats & Coconut Palms

Classic Northern Tanzania Safari & Beach Holiday

Tanzania

From $4,485 per person

Travel to: Serengeti & Northern Tanzania, Zanzibar, Pemba & the Islands

CROATIA HEART & SOUL

Croatia in Classic Style

Croatia

From $2,250 per person

Travel to: Dalmatian Coast & Islands, Zagreb & Inland Croatia

Ecuador & the Galapagos in Depth

An All-Encompassing Adventure

Ecuador & the Galapagos

From $11,950 per person

Travel to: Central & Southern Ecuador, Ecuadorian Amazon, Galapagos Islands, Quito & Northern Highlands

EPIC CALIFORNIA ROAD TRIP

An All Encompassing Adventure in the Golden State

USA

From $5,050 per person

Travel to: California

ESSENCE OF OZ

Australia in Classic Style

Australia

From $2,800 per person

Travel to: New South Wales, Northern Australia, Queensland

Exquisite Island Escape

Mallorca in Signature Exsus Style

Spain

From $2,350 per person

Travel to: Mallorca

FJORD PERFECTION

Norway in Classic Style

Norway

From $1,450 per person

Travel to: Bergen & the Western Fjords, Oslo & Southern Norway

Food, Culture and Views: Holiday to Puglia and the Amalfi Coast

Classic Italy

Italy

From $2,800 per person

Travel to: Amalfi Coast & Capri, Puglia & The Deep South

From Fado to Wine Farms

Portugal in Classic Style

Portugal

From $1,250 per person

Travel to: Lisbon & Around, Porto & The Douro

FROM THE CARIBBEAN TO THE PACIFIC SHORE

Costa Rica in Classic Style

Costa Rica

From $3,300 per person

Travel to: Arenal & Northern Costa Rica, Caribbean & Lowlands, Central Valley & Highlands, Northern Pacific Coast

FROM THE MOTHER CITY TO THE SMOKE THAT THUNDERS

Southern Africa in Classic Style

South Africa & Zambia

From $5,235 per person

Travel to: Cape Town & Around, Greater Kruger & Panorama Region, Livingstone & Victoria Falls

Galapagos Animals & Adventure Holiday

The Highlights of Ecuador & The Galapagos

Ecuador & the Galapagos

From $7,300 per person

Travel to: Ecuadorian Amazon, Galapagos Islands, Quito & Northern Highlands

Gladiators, Galleries and Gondolas

Italy in Classic Style

Italy

From $2,000 per person

Travel to: Florence and Tuscany, Rome, Umbria & Central Italy, Venice & the Veneto

GOOD MORNING, VIETNAM!

Vietnam in Classic Style

Vietnam

From $1,700 per person

Travel to: Central Vietnam, Saigon & Mekong Delta, Southern Beaches & Islands

HIDDEN TIGERS & JUNGLE DRUMS

North Kerala & Karnataka in Classic Style

India

From $2,500 per person

Travel to: Central India, Kerala & Karnataka

HILL TRIBES, HIGHLANDS & HALONG BAY

Northern Vietnam in Depth

Vietnam

From $2,200 per person

Travel to: Hanoi, Hanoi, Halong Bay & Northern Vietnam

INCA GOLD

Peru in Classic Style

Peru

From $2,200 per person

Travel to: Cusco, Lima & The Desert Coast, Sacred Valley & Machu Picchu

ISLAND OF THE GODS

Bali in Classic Style

Indonesia

From $2,150 per person

Travel to: Bali

LAGOONS & LAMBRETTAS

Northern Italy in Classic Style

Italy

From $1,950 per person

Travel to: Florence and Tuscany, Milan, Italian Lakes & Northern Italy, Venice & the Veneto

LAND OF THE ASCENDING DRAGON

Vietnam in Depth

Vietnam

From $2,300 per person

Travel to: Central Vietnam, Hanoi, Halong Bay & Northern Vietnam, Saigon & Mekong Delta, Southern Beaches & Islands

Making Tracks Through Spain

Spain by Train

Spain

From $3,250 per person

Travel to: Andalucia, Barcelona, Madrid, Seville

MUGHAL FORTS & LAKE PALACES

Rajasthan in Classic Style

India

From $3,900 per person

Travel to: Delhi & Around, Rajasthan

Peru & Galapagos: A Luxury Adventure

Sacred Valley, Quito, Cusco & Galapagos Islands

Peru and Galapagos

From $6,600 per person

Travel to: Cusco, Galapagos Islands, Lima & The Desert Coast, Quito & Northern Highlands

Quintas, Cliffs & Cataplanas

Escape to Madeira

Portugal & Madeira

From $900 per person

Travel to: Madeira

Riding the Marrakech Express

Morocco by Train

Morocco

From $1,900 per person

Travel to: Marrakech, Northern Morocco

Shades of Tangerine & Blue

Treasures of Northern Morocco

Morocco

From $1,250 per person

Travel to: Northern Morocco

SNOW PEAKS & SHEEP STATIONS

New Zealand's South Island in Classic Style

New Zealand

From $5,700 per person

Travel to: Christchurch, Kaikoura & Canterbury District, Otago & The Southern Alps, West Coast & Abel Tasman National Park

Soul Of The Tango

Argentina in Classic Style

Argentina

From $4,050 per person

Travel to: Argentinian Lake District, Buenos Aires & the Pampas, Northeast Argentina

SPICES & TRADE WINDS OF THE MALABAR COAST

Kerala in Classic Style

India

From $1,900 per person

Travel to: Kerala & Karnataka

TALL TREES & MUD POOLS

New Zealand's North Island in Classic Style

New Zealand

From $4,500 per person

Travel to: Auckland, Bay of Islands & Northland, Coromandel & Waikato, Hawkes Bay

TEMPLE BELLS & INCENSE

Thailand in Classic Style

Thailand

Travel to: Bangkok & Central Thailand, Koh Samui & Gulf of Thailand, Northern Thailand

Temple Pyramids & Turquoise Sea

Classic Journey Through Mexico's Maya World

Mexico

From $3,700 per person

Travel to: Riviera Maya, Yucatan & Campeche

TEMPLES, TRADERS & TEA COUNTRY

Sri Lanka in Classic Style

Sri Lanka

From $3,400 per person

Travel to: Colombo & Western Sri Lanka, Cultural Triangle & Eastern Sri Lanka, Southern & Southwest Coast, Sri Lanka's Hill Country

THE FAIREST CAPE

The Cape in Classic Style

South Africa

From $3,165 per person

Travel to: Cape Town & Around, Eastern Cape, Garden Route & Little Karoo, Winelands

THE RAINBOW NATION UNVEILED

In-Depth Road Trip Through South Africa

South Africa

From $6,395 per person

Travel to: Cape Town & Around, Garden Route & Little Karoo, Greater Kruger & Panorama Region, KwaZulu-Natal

THE REAL GREEK

Greece in Classic Style

Greece

From $2,650 per person

Travel to: Athens & Southern Mainland Greece, Crete & Corfu, Santorini

THROUGH THE DOMAIN OF RAVANA

Sri Lanka in Depth

Sri Lanka

From $4,300 per person

Travel to: Cultural Triangle & Eastern Sri Lanka, Southern & Southwest Coast, Sri Lanka's Hill Country

Through The Highlands To The Blue Pacific

Classic Journey Through Colonial Mexico

Mexico

From $5,650 per person

Travel to: Colonial Mexico & the North, Mexico City & Around, Mexico's Pacific Coast

Total Argentina

Argentina in Depth

Argentina

From $7,600 per person

Travel to: Argentinian Lake District, Argentinian Patagonia, Buenos Aires & the Pampas, Cordoba, Mendoza & Winelands

Valleys & Vineyards

Road Trip Through Northern Portugal

Portugal & Madeira

From $1,300 per person

Travel to: Porto & The Douro

WALLED CITIES & ISLAND CHURCHES

Croatia & Montenegro in Classic Style

Croatia

From $1,800 per person

Travel to: Bay of Kotor, Dalmatian Coast & Islands

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