With 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.


THE CONTRASTS OF CALIFORNIA A journey through the West Coast’s natural wonders.
Walk around America’s West Coast and take in California’s natural wonders from state’s sandy beaches to the towering Sierra Nevada Mountains. California is a stunningly beautiful and varied state, we'll spend time walking the USA’s National Parks of Yosemite, Sequoia and Kings Canyon.
NEXT DEPT: 16 Jun 16 
DURATION: 16 nights
FROM: £4,199
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ECUADOR & THE GALÁPAGOS ISLANDS A journey to the Avenue of the Volcanoes, Spanish Colonial cities and exceptional wildlife reserve.
The combination of Ecuador’s dramatic history and scenic variety make it a exotic and exhilarating place to explore. A journey to the Avenue of the Volcanoes combined with a three-day cruise around and a two-night stay on the Galápagos Islands, our holiday offers the best of this diverse country.
NEXT DEPT: 22 Oct 16 
DURATION: 14 nights
GRADE: D,Sightseeing
FROM: £4,600
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SIX FACES OF PERU 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.
NEXT DEPT: 07 Sep 16 
DURATION: 17 nights
GRADE: Sightseeing
FROM: £3,350
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THE MAGIC OF PATAGONIA 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!

NEXT DEPT: 05 Nov 16 
DURATION: 15 nights
FROM: £4,150
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THE HIGH ANDES A magical trip through Argentina and Chile.
In this (relatively) small area where Argentina and Chile border Bolivia we have a microcosm of South America. From the high border pass at Paso de Jama (4200m) surrounded by Andean peaks where nothing grows to the abundant wine valleys around Cafayate, this is as diverse an adventure as you could imagine.
NEXT DEPT: 15 May 17 
DURATION: 16 nights
GRADE: Sightseeing
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A COLOMBIAN EXPERIENCE Colonial life, coffee plantations and Andean foothills
Colombia is the up and coming Latin American destination. Straddling the isthmus between the Gulf of Mexico and the Pacific, it has unrivalled beaches, mountains, colonial cities and a fraction of the tourists one might find elsewhere. We aim to show the highlights of the huge and diverse country.
NEXT DEPT: 02 Mar 17 
DURATION: 15 nights
GRADE: Sightseeing
FROM: £3,575
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FROM WEST BENGAL TO BHUTAN An adventurous journey through the high mountains.
NEW On a map Bhutan, Darjeeling and Sikkim look as if they are squeezed between India and China. And in a way they are, as the Himalayas were thrust upwards when the earth’s tectonic plates collided some 80 million years ago. This walking holiday introduces a magnificent high mountain region with stunning views, new experiences and different cultures.
NEXT DEPT: 13 Oct 16 
DURATION: 16 nights
GRADE: Sightseeing
FROM: £3,499
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LAND OF THE KINGS  A journey through romantic Rajasthan
NEW There are few countries on earth which can offer the enormous variety of India. Trekking through this land of sharp and fascinating contrasts we begin with sightseeing in Delhi, before we travel by train to Agra where we visit the Taj Mahal – one of the “new seven wonders of the world”.
NEXT DEPT: 03 Nov 16 
DURATION: 11 nights
GRADE: Sightseeing
FROM: £2,390
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