Luxury People & Festival Holidays

Use our local knowledge to gain insights into the lives of local people all around the world on a tailor-made cultural holiday by witnessing their lifestyles and interacting with them.

It could be by getting-together with locals in Italy or enjoying a family’s hospitality on a homestay in India. Maybe it’s by spending time with Maori elders or Aboriginal guides who can explain their heritage and introduce you to their customs while you explore. Or meeting hill tribes in the highlands of Vietnam or Myanmar and headhunters in Borneo. Alternatively treat your senses to the sensory overload of the souks and markets in Oman and Morocco, get to grips with the spirituality of Sri Lanka and attempt to navigate the cultural soup of Japan.

Time your travel and arrive at a destination in time for its traditional festivals and you’ll also see another thrilling side to a country, whether you’re in Rio for Carnival, Cusco for Semana Santa, Sienna for Il Palio or New Orleans for Mardi Gras.

For more inspiration talk to our team of specialists about how to scratch below the surface and create a luxury tailor-made holiday that provides a unique insight into your chosen destination.

TOP DESTINATIONS FOR PEOPLE & FESTIVALS

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Stupas, Sanctuaries & the Andaman Sea

Perfect Honeymoon to Burma

Burma (Myanmar), Thailand

From £3,150 per person

Travel to: Bagan, Phuket & Western Thailand, The Irrawaddy, Yangon

Up the Irrawaddy to Mandalay

Burma in Serious Style

Burma (Myanmar)

From £5,450 per person

Travel to: Bagan, Burmese Beaches & Islands, Inle Lake, The Irrawaddy

Up, Up & Away

Luxury Burma by Balloon & Boat

Burma (Myanmar)

From £7,750 per person

Travel to: Inle Lake, Mandalay, The Irrawaddy, Yangon

Andrea Bocelli Live in Tuscany

Food & Music Escape to Lajatico

Italy

Travel to: Florence and Tuscany

Soul Of The Tango

Argentina in Classic Style

Argentina

From £4,200 per person

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

Of Gauchos & Ganchos

Immersive Cultural Adventure to Argentina

Argentina

From £6,100 per person

Travel to: Buenos Aires & the Pampas, Northeast Argentina

Life In A Pueblo Magico

Immersive Cultural Journey To Mexico

Mexico

From £5,750 per person

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

Love In The Land Of The Mayas

Stylish Honeymoon To Guatemala, Belize & Mexico

Guatemala, Belize, Mexico

From £5,400 per person

Travel to: Antigua (Guatemala), Forest and Jungle Lodges, Lake Atitlan, Riviera Maya

Temple Pyramids & Turquoise Sea

Classic Journey Through Mexico's Maya World

Mexico

From £3,800 per person

Travel to: Riviera Maya, Yucatan & Campeche

Under The Volcano

Mexico In Ultimate Style

Mexico

From £8,150 per person

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

A Date with the Khmers

Adventure to Cambodia

Cambodia

From £3,250 per person

Travel to: Cambodia's Beaches, Cambodia's Jungle, Phnom Penh, Siem Reap & Temples of Angkor

A VILLAGE IN THE FOREST

Secret Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka

From £2,600 per person

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

Adventure Honeymoon To Indochina

Romantic Travels In Thailand, Laos & Cambodia

Thailand, Laos & Cambodia

From £2,900 per person

Travel to: Luang Prabang, Northern Thailand, Phuket & Western Thailand, Siem Reap & Temples of Angkor

Best of Bolivia

Cities and Salt Flats, Markets and Mines

Bolivia

From £5,200 per person

Travel to: La Paz, Potosi, Sucre, Uyuni Salt Flats

BUSH TALES & CAMPFIRES

Ultimate Southern Africa Adventure

South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zambia & Malawi

From £37,685 per person

Travel to: Cape Town & Around, Lake Malawi & Likoma Island, Livingstone & Victoria Falls, Luangwa Valley

CAVES, STUPAS & ENLIGHTENMENT

A Buddhist Journey through Central India

India

From £4,150 per person

Travel to: Central India, Delhi & Around, Mumbai & Western India

GAMELAN & SONGLINES

Adventure Honeymoon to Indonesia & Australia

Indonesia & Australia

From £6,300 per person

Travel to: Bali, Java, Northern Australia, Queensland

GOMPAS & PRAYER FLAGS

Cultural Walking Adventure in Ladakh & Kashmir

India

From £7,900 per person

Travel to: Delhi & Around, The Himalaya

GREEN TEA & PAINTED PLUMS

Cultural Journey through Japan

Japan

From £9,200 per person

Travel to: Kyoto, Southern Honshu & Kyushu, Tokyo & Around

IN THE SHADE OF THE BANYAN TREE

Thailand off the Beaten Path

Thailand

From £2,450 per person

Travel to: Bangkok & Central Thailand, Koh Kood & Koh Chang, Northern Thailand

INCENSE & COWDUST

A Journey into Secret Rajasthan

India

From £3,950 per person

Travel to: Rajasthan

Indochina Odyssey

Luxury Holiday to Laos, Vietnam & Cambodia

Laos, Vietnam & Cambodia

From £6,200 per person

Travel to: Central Vietnam, Hanoi, Halong Bay & Northern Vietnam, Luang Prabang, Phnom Penh

MOUNTAIN RETREATS & ISLAND HIDEAWAYS

Off the Beaten Track in Northern Greece

Greece

From £1,250 per person

Travel to: Central & Northern Greece, Rhodes & the Eastern Aegean

PEOPLE & WILDLIFE OF THE JUNGLE BOOK

Family Wildlife & Cultural Adventure to Central India

India

From £2,250 per person

Travel to: Central India, Delhi & Around, Mumbai & Western India

Reefs, Ruins and Rainforest

Exotic Adventure in Central America

Guatemala & Honduras

From £4,450 per person

Travel to: Antigua (Guatemala), Bay Islands, Copan, Pico Bonito National Park

SECRETS OF RURAL INDOCHINA

Laos & Vietnam Off the Beaten Path

Vietnam & Laos

From £4,000 per person

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

The Keys to Bhutan

Luxury Holiday Along the Himalayas

Bhutan

From £4,800 per person

Travel to: Central Bhutan, Paro, Punakha, Thimphu

Tribes, Trekking & Mount Kinabalu Climb

Adventure Holiday in Borneo

Borneo

From £3,400 per person

Travel to: Borneo, Kinabatangan Basin & Selingan Island, Kota Kinabalu & Surrounds

VILLAGES & VISTAS OF THE EASTERN HIMALAYA

Walking & Cultural Adventure in Sikkim

India

From £5,900 per person

Travel to: Calcutta & Northeast India, Delhi & Around, The Himalaya

Wildlife, Culture and Scenery

Luxury Tour of Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe

From £5,745 per person

Travel to: Gonarezhou National Park and Surrounds, Matobo Hills

Watch Italy's Palio di Siena

A Tailor-Made Trip to Watch Siena's Famous Horse Race

Italy

From £2,150 per person

Travel to: Florence and Tuscany

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