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    Rio Carnival Holiday

    Rio Carnival Holiday

    Private Journey

    9 days from £2,275.00pp

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    Come to the party and experience Rio de Janeiro’s Carnival, the biggest and most colourful extravaganza in the world’s festive calendar. You’ll have seats at the Samba School parade, you’ll ascend Corcovado mountain to the Christ statue and, back in town, join in the general jolliness, which extends over five days.

    On hangover day, Ash Wednesday, travel down the coast to the chic resort of Búzios to relax on the beach and savour top quality cuisine.

    Come to the party and experience Rio de Janeiro’s Carnival, the biggest and most colourful extravaganza in the world’s festive calendar. You’ll have seats at the Samba School parade, you’ll ascend Corcovado mountain to the Christ statue and, back in town, join in the general jolliness, which extends over five days.

    On hangover day, Ash Wednesday, travel down the coast to the chic resort of Búzios to relax on the beach and savour top quality cuisine.

    Score is 88.21989

    Price is 2275.1

    CreatedDate is 04/04/2016 10:16:00

    Explore and Relax Costa Rica and Panama: Wildlife, rainforest and beaches

    Explore and Relax Costa Rica and Panama: Wildlife, rainforest and beaches

    Private Journey

    13 days from £2,631.00pp

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    A private journey of discovery to two breathtakingly beautiful countries. Spend time at an enchanting wildlife lodge in Costa Rica before moving on to Panama, less well- known as a destination for nature and beach lovers but full of delightful surprises and unspoilt landscapes. After these explorations, laze on a sunlit beach on Panama’s Pacific coast.

    A private journey of discovery to two breathtakingly beautiful countries. Spend time at an enchanting wildlife lodge in Costa Rica before moving on to Panama, less well- known as a destination for nature and beach lovers but full of delightful surprises and unspoilt landscapes. After these explorations, laze on a sunlit beach on Panama’s Pacific coast.

    Score is 88.21989

    Price is 2631.38

    CreatedDate is 16/04/2014 15:42:00

    Explore and Relax in Colonial Cuba and the Mexican Riviera

    Explore and Relax in Colonial Cuba and the Mexican Riviera

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    14 days from £2,818.00pp

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    This holiday exploring colonial Cuba and relaxing on white sand beaches makes the most of close direct connections between the island of Cuba and the Yucatán peninsula in Mexico. Start off in atmospheric Old Havana, from where continue to colonial Trinidad, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, then finally relax and enjoy the stunning beach at Tulum in a laid-back  hotel.

    This holiday exploring colonial Cuba and relaxing on white sand beaches makes the most of close direct connections between the island of Cuba and the Yucatán peninsula in Mexico. Start off in atmospheric Old Havana, from where continue to colonial Trinidad, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, then finally relax and enjoy the stunning beach at Tulum in a laid-back  hotel.

    Score is 88.21989

    Price is 2818.48

    CreatedDate is 29/01/2016 12:14:00

    Explore and Relax Guatemala and Belize: Mayan temples and Caribbean beaches

    Explore and Relax Guatemala and Belize: Mayan temples and Caribbean beaches

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    12 days from £3,422.00pp

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    A fortnight’s relaxing, first-class holiday which embraces three different cultures: the Spanish colonial, indigenous Mayan, and Belizean Caribbean, plus a heady mix of jungle, volcanoes and sparkly beaches. All this while based in just three lovely places so you can relax and explore at leisure throughout the holiday.

    A fortnight’s relaxing, first-class holiday which embraces three different cultures: the Spanish colonial, indigenous Mayan, and Belizean Caribbean, plus a heady mix of jungle, volcanoes and sparkly beaches. All this while based in just three lovely places so you can relax and explore at leisure throughout the holiday.

    Score is 88.21989

    Price is 3421.54

    CreatedDate is 06/06/2014 15:17:00

    Explore and Relax in Costa Rica: Volcanoes to the beach

    Explore and Relax in Costa Rica: Volcanoes to the beach

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    12 days from £3,129.00pp

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    A short, economical private journey to a small, breathtakingly beautiful country. It’s a treasure trove for the nature-lover with a multitude of national parks, and rich and fertile landscapes. Boat through tropical mangrove jungle on the Caribbean coast, stay in the shadow of an active volcano and lodge in mountain cloud-forest, home to vivid bird-life. After these explorations, laze on a sunlit beach on the Pacific coast.

    A short, economical private journey to a small, breathtakingly beautiful country. It’s a treasure trove for the nature-lover with a multitude of national parks, and rich and fertile landscapes. Boat through tropical mangrove jungle on the Caribbean coast, stay in the shadow of an active volcano and lodge in mountain cloud-forest, home to vivid bird-life. After these explorations, laze on a sunlit beach on the Pacific coast.

    Score is 88.21989

    Price is 3128.82

    CreatedDate is 30/05/2014 11:04:00

    Discover Mexico: Oaxaca's culture and coastline

    Discover Mexico: Oaxaca's culture and coastline

    Private Journey

    13 days from £2,810.00pp

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    This comprehensive two week private tour includes a selection of Mexico’s most fascinating historical places and archaeological sites, combined with a relaxing beach wind down. Starting off in monumental, multi-layered Mexico City, travel on to visit bustling Oaxaca with its rich indigenous and colonial heritage.  From here it’s short flight to the golden sands of Huatulco on the Pacific coast.

    This comprehensive two week private tour includes a selection of Mexico’s most fascinating historical places and archaeological sites, combined with a relaxing beach wind down. Starting off in monumental, multi-layered Mexico City, travel on to visit bustling Oaxaca with its rich indigenous and colonial heritage.  From here it’s short flight to the golden sands of Huatulco on the Pacific coast.

    Score is 88.21989

    Price is 2810.41

    CreatedDate is 04/04/2014 11:11:00

    Explore and Relax Peru and Brazil: Machu Picchu to Rio

    Explore and Relax Peru and Brazil: Machu Picchu to Rio

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    16 days from £3,517.00pp

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    This private holiday combines exploration of Peru’s top highlights with a wind-down at one of the best beach resorts of Brazil. Visit the Inca capital and Spanish colonial city Cusco, high in the Andes; the fertile Sacred Valley of the Incas bulging with crops, adobe villages and towering ruined temples; and jungle-clad Machu Picchu. Fly over to Rio de Janeiro and continue along the coast to chic but laid-back Búzios.

    This private holiday combines exploration of Peru’s top highlights with a wind-down at one of the best beach resorts of Brazil. Visit the Inca capital and Spanish colonial city Cusco, high in the Andes; the fertile Sacred Valley of the Incas bulging with crops, adobe villages and towering ruined temples; and jungle-clad Machu Picchu. Fly over to Rio de Janeiro and continue along the coast to chic but laid-back Búzios.

    Score is 88.21989

    Price is 3516.58

    CreatedDate is 14/05/2014 13:21:00

    Honeymoon in Brazil: Rhythms of Rio, Salvador and the Iguazu Falls

    Honeymoon in Brazil: Rhythms of Rio, Salvador and the Iguazu Falls

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    15 days from £4,106.00pp

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    Brazil: a magical fortnight’s honeymoon in a country bursting with exotic romanticism. We’ve chosen the most sensual experiences in the dreamiest places: Rio de Janeiro, the mind-blowing Iguazú Falls, the African heart of the country in Salvador da Bahía and the most heavenly beach, Praia da Pipa, one of our favourites.

    Brazil: a magical fortnight’s honeymoon in a country bursting with exotic romanticism. We’ve chosen the most sensual experiences in the dreamiest places: Rio de Janeiro, the mind-blowing Iguazú Falls, the African heart of the country in Salvador da Bahía and the most heavenly beach, Praia da Pipa, one of our favourites.

    Score is 77.12437

    Price is 4106.39

    CreatedDate is 17/12/2015 12:13:00

    Luxury Brazil: Rio, Iguazu Falls and Buzios

    Luxury Brazil: Rio, Iguazu Falls and Buzios

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    11 days from £3,901.00pp

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    This short luxury private tour embraces Brazil’s top two highlights: the continent’s most exquisite city Rio de Janeiro and the natural drama of Iguazú Falls. It concludes east along the coast from Rio in the stylish little resort of Buzios, where you can relax on white-sand beaches, savour sophisticated cuisine and enjoy ebullient nightlife.

    This short luxury private tour embraces Brazil’s top two highlights: the continent’s most exquisite city Rio de Janeiro and the natural drama of Iguazú Falls. It concludes east along the coast from Rio in the stylish little resort of Buzios, where you can relax on white-sand beaches, savour sophisticated cuisine and enjoy ebullient nightlife.

    Score is 77.12437

    Price is 3900.62

    CreatedDate is 06/06/2014 12:04:00

    Self-drive Southern Brazil and Buenos Aires

    Self-drive Southern Brazil and Buenos Aires

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    16 days from £2,597.00pp

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    Santa Catarina is a prosperous state with sunny vineyards and Alpine-style dairy farms thriving in the valleys between verdant, rugged and little explored mountains. The coast is indented with crescent bays and small, family-friendly resorts. With excellent well-serviced roads and a peaceful, secure ambiance, it’s a perfect area for exploring by hire car. This self-drive holiday is bookended with visits to iconic cities Rio de Janeiro and Buenos Aires.

    Santa Catarina is a prosperous state with sunny vineyards and Alpine-style dairy farms thriving in the valleys between verdant, rugged and little explored mountains. The coast is indented with crescent bays and small, family-friendly resorts. With excellent well-serviced roads and a peaceful, secure ambiance, it’s a perfect area for exploring by hire car. This self-drive holiday is bookended with visits to iconic cities Rio de Janeiro and Buenos Aires.

    Score is 77.12437

    Price is 2597.26

    CreatedDate is 04/09/2015 10:37:00

    Self-drive Mexico: Colonial cities to Pacific coast

    Self-drive Mexico: Colonial cities to Pacific coast

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    12 days from £2,705.00pp

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    Mexico, with its huge landscapes and good modern network of paved roads, is ideal for independent exploration by self-drive hire-car. No more so than in the highland colonial-cities loop, and on the Pacific coast. Your hire car is provided and your point-to point itinerary planned out for you, with hotel reservations made in advance and maps provided.

    Mexico, with its huge landscapes and good modern network of paved roads, is ideal for independent exploration by self-drive hire-car. No more so than in the highland colonial-cities loop, and on the Pacific coast. Your hire car is provided and your point-to point itinerary planned out for you, with hotel reservations made in advance and maps provided.

    Score is 77.12437

    Price is 2705.25

    CreatedDate is 05/06/2014 08:32:00

    Value Mexico: Highlights of Mexico City and the Yucatán

    Value Mexico: Highlights of Mexico City and the Yucatán

    Private Journey

    12 days from £1,647.00pp

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    This short private tour to Mexico offers excellent value while introducing you to the country’s rich history and varied landscapes. Explore Mexico City and its environs, thence to discover the Mayan temples of the Yucatán peninsula, including Chichén Itzá. Relax on the beaches of the Riviera Maya on the beautiful Caribbean coast.

    This short private tour to Mexico offers excellent value while introducing you to the country’s rich history and varied landscapes. Explore Mexico City and its environs, thence to discover the Mayan temples of the Yucatán peninsula, including Chichén Itzá. Relax on the beaches of the Riviera Maya on the beautiful Caribbean coast.

    Score is 77.12437

    Price is 1647.04

    CreatedDate is 05/06/2014 08:33:00

    Luxury Mexico: Yucatan in style

    Luxury Mexico: Yucatan in style

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    12 days from £3,209.00pp

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    This luxurious two-week private tour offers you a selection of Mexico’s most fascinating historical places and archaeological sites, and you stay at the country’s top quality accommodation, each unique and original in its own way, including beautifully restored former colonial haciendas. Begin your holiday in diverse and culturally fascinating Mexico City. Fly south to visit the ruined Mayan cities of the Yucatán peninsula. Finally, relax on the Mayan Riviera’s white-sand Caribbean beaches.

    This luxurious two-week private tour offers you a selection of Mexico’s most fascinating historical places and archaeological sites, and you stay at the country’s top quality accommodation, each unique and original in its own way, including beautifully restored former colonial haciendas. Begin your holiday in diverse and culturally fascinating Mexico City. Fly south to visit the ruined Mayan cities of the Yucatán peninsula. Finally, relax on the Mayan Riviera’s white-sand Caribbean beaches.

    Score is 77.12437

    Price is 3209.37

    CreatedDate is 03/06/2014 10:50:00

    Explore and Relax Argentina to Brazil: Estancias and beaches

    Explore and Relax Argentina to Brazil: Estancias and beaches

    Private Journey

    13 days from £5,408.00pp

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    This holiday is an unashamedly luxurious break where you can just relax in sumptuous properties with glorious locations or take part in a myriad of activities and excursions. Discover the Paris of Latin America, Buenos Aires, from its most iconic, historic hotel, the Alvear Palace, move on to an elegant estancia in the rich pampas region, where juicy Argentine beef is produced, and then fly up into southern Brazil for a luxury beach wind-down.

    This holiday is an unashamedly luxurious break where you can just relax in sumptuous properties with glorious locations or take part in a myriad of activities and excursions. Discover the Paris of Latin America, Buenos Aires, from its most iconic, historic hotel, the Alvear Palace, move on to an elegant estancia in the rich pampas region, where juicy Argentine beef is produced, and then fly up into southern Brazil for a luxury beach wind-down.

    Score is 77.12437

    Price is 5408.05

    CreatedDate is 20/03/2014 16:54:00

    Honeymoon in Mexico:  Lost cities and beaches of the Mayan Riviera

    Honeymoon in Mexico: Lost cities and beaches of the Mayan Riviera

    Private Journey

    12 days from £3,475.00pp

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    If you don’t have as much time as you’d like for your honeymoon you’ll want to make sure it is really special. This short trip is spent on Mexico’s Yucatán peninsula, home of some of the Caribbean’s most glorious beaches and the splendid ruined cities of the Mayan civilisation: you’ll spend time enjoying both.

    If you don’t have as much time as you’d like for your honeymoon you’ll want to make sure it is really special. This short trip is spent on Mexico’s Yucatán peninsula, home of some of the Caribbean’s most glorious beaches and the splendid ruined cities of the Mayan civilisation: you’ll spend time enjoying both.

    Score is 69.72736

    Price is 3474.59

    CreatedDate is 06/03/2014 12:06:00

    Active Brazil: Remote Bahia and Fernando de Noronha

    Active Brazil: Remote Bahia and Fernando de Noronha

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    15 days from £2,516.00pp

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    Explore some of Brazil’s loveliest scenery on foot and on the water. The northeast of Brazil has a glorious coastline and offshore is the unspoilt archipelago of Fernando de Noronha, perfect for walks, snorkelling and diving. Inland you find the heritage of cotton and sugar plantation life and the tableland country of Chapada Diamantina, criss-crossed with delightful hikes.

    Explore some of Brazil’s loveliest scenery on foot and on the water. The northeast of Brazil has a glorious coastline and offshore is the unspoilt archipelago of Fernando de Noronha, perfect for walks, snorkelling and diving. Inland you find the heritage of cotton and sugar plantation life and the tableland country of Chapada Diamantina, criss-crossed with delightful hikes.

    Score is 69.72736

    Price is 2516

    CreatedDate is 01/05/2014 08:00:00

    Signature Galapagos

    Signature Galapagos

    Private Journey

    11 days from £4,668.00pp

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    Enjoy a whole week’s cruise to observe the unique fauna of Ecuador’s Galápagos Islands. You’ll have the opportunity to observe a wide range of bird, mammal, reptile and insect species in a hugely contrasting variety of natural habitats, not to mention a plethora of exotic flora. The twisted lava, dense forests and white sand beaches are a great attraction too, as are the snorkelling and swimming experiences.

    Enjoy a whole week’s cruise to observe the unique fauna of Ecuador’s Galápagos Islands. You’ll have the opportunity to observe a wide range of bird, mammal, reptile and insect species in a hugely contrasting variety of natural habitats, not to mention a plethora of exotic flora. The twisted lava, dense forests and white sand beaches are a great attraction too, as are the snorkelling and swimming experiences.

    Score is 66.02885

    Price is 4667.88

    CreatedDate is 11/08/2016 09:01:00

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