Great JourneysWith our Great Journeys you can follow in the footsteps of some of the great travellers of a bygone age, experiencing several far-flung and exotic destinations all in a single guided walking holiday of a lifetime. Our Great Journeys are guided walking holidays that are longer in duration, take you across a wider region (often more than one country) and are generally lower grade, easier walking, staying in comfortable accommodation.
Peter has been leading for Ramblers Worldwide Holidays since he took early retirement in 2006. He worked as a Television Sound Supervisor in ITV for many years and now his life is very different after deciding to follow his love of walking and travel to become a Ramblers Leader. You will probably find him in Italy for much of the year.
Our Great Journeys
"Probably the best route offered by a travel company in New Zealand's South Island." Travel writer.
Our superb hiking holiday will introduce you to the finest New Zealand walking on the South Island. Experience the sheer magnificence of the region’s wilderness and National Parks.
A wonderful journey through the North and South Islands.
A walking tour of New Zealand is the holiday of a lifetime. The mountains, rivers and fjords of New Zealand are among some of the world’s most dramatic natural features.
Exploring the rainforests, volcanoes and wildlife reserves of a wonderful diverse country.
Spanning its Caribbean and Pacific coasts, the mountains of Costa Rica divide the country into a variety of distinct climatic zones with a sheer scenic beauty that makes walking Costa Rica particularly enjoyable. This density of wildlife and biodiversity is seen in few other places in the world. The forests are alive with interesting and at times brilliantly coloured creatures.
Unsurpassed walking and wildlife in one of the world’s and most remote places
NEW The Falkland Islands are one of the world's last great unspoilt places. They are a naturalist's dream, unsurpassed for watching seabirds and mammals. Our walking will take us to deserted beaches (except for the penguins) and over open moorland. From the hills and particularly the inter island flights we can enjoy fantastic views; this is a land of big skies and wide horizons.
The lost land of the Incas.
Peru walking holidays offer unsurpassed natural attractions from soaring Andean peaks to the huge depth of the Colca Canyon to the steamy Amazon jungle. Of the man made structures Machu Picchu is merely the most famous of the stunning remains of the pre-Spanish era. The birdlife in particular is incredible and Peru offers the chance to see a fantastic number of species.
A wonderful journey through an island forgotten by time.
Cuba! A land of political intrigue, the turquoise blues of the Caribbean, lush tropical forests, and colourful flora and fauna. We'll walk in the fascinating landscapes of Cuba discovering its rich colonial history, dating from the landing of Columbus. Trinidad and Havana are World Heritage Sites.
A captivating journey through a colourful country
NEW Mexico; a country with perhaps the finest Hispanic heritage in all the Americas and many of the world’s greatest natural, cultural, scenic and historic wonders. This is a truly diverse holiday, including mountain walking (at an easy pace), history, culture and wildlife.
Travelling to the end of the world.
Patagonia is an area of uninterrupted lakes, smoking volcanoes and vast tracts of wilderness. In the famed Torres del Paine National Park, a showpiece of outstanding grandeur – a world biosphere reserve with a wealth of wildlife amidst superbly impressive mountain scenery we should see guanaco and condors!