The coast, villages and countryside of the Eastern Algarve and then explore the treasures of this most westerly corner of Europe.
Discover with us a land that straddles east and west, a land that is still unknown to most Europeans and Westerners.
The quiet chill of the morning is broken by the call of the Mu’adhan calling the faithful to prayer and welcoming the new dawn. The majestic skyline of brightly colored minarets and sand-coloured towers all contribute to the ultimate atmospheric setting. We are in the company of some of history’s greats, Marco Polo and Tamerlane, of beautiful buildings and exotic peoples.
A land of wild natural landscapes, of mighty canyons and ‘singing’ sand dunes. In contrast, the cities, such as Astana and Almaty, are home to the most unusual and futuristic architecture.
A voyage of discovery in Central Asia’s intriguing Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan.
Full and half day walks at a moderate pace over hilly terrain. Half day walks will probably involve about 3 hours of walking, with full day walks having around 5 hours. Expect ascents and descents of up to 600m. Some days of this holiday will be dedicated solely to sightseeing (or include an element of sightseeing). To enhance your experience, a knowledgeable local guide will accompany your small group for part (or the majority) of the holiday.