Discovery tours for the mature traveller.

Small group tours  typically of 8 to 12 like-minded people discover cities, landscapes, culture & people. Journeys typically of 10 to 23 days, led by a program leader who is supported by a cast of local knowledgeable guides. The perfect tour, that stays 2-3 nights in each selected location to explore and learn.

Tours

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Bounded by the majestic Himalayan ranges in the north and edged by an endless stretch of golden beaches, India is a vivid kaleidoscope of landscapes, magnificent historical sites, royal cities, colourful people, and rich culture.

11 days
Asia and the Orient
Departing Mar, Nov

Bounded by the majestic Himalayan ranges in the north and edged by an endless stretch of golden beaches, India is a vivid kaleidoscope of landscapes, magnificent historical sites, royal cities, colourful people and rich culture. Its ancient monuments are the backdrop for the world’s largest democracy

22 days
Asia and the Orient
Departing Mar, Nov

Our tour features the best of the Italian countryside as well as the great cities and icons of Italy. We will see the Renaissance cities of Florence, Pisa, and Lucca as well as the Umbrian medieval cities of Perugia.

22 days
Europe
Departing Mar, Sep
Island of Sicily
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For centuries Malta &  Sicily, held the key to the Mediterranean. Malta secured the Mediterranean for Britain and made it the world’s major maritime power. Possession of Sicily brought similar benefits to Rome. However, today the inhabitants retain their way of life for us to explore. Our program compares and contrasts the geography, history, culture and peoples of these two islands.

12 days
Europe
Departing Mar, Apr, Sep
Island of Sicily
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For centuries Malta, Sicily, Sardinia and Corsica held the key to the Mediterranean. Malta secured the Mediterranean for Britain and made it the world’s major maritime power. Possession of Sicily brought similar benefits to Rome, as did Corsica for France. However today the inhabitants retain their way of life for us to explore. Our program compares and contrasts the geography, history, culture and peoples of these 4 islands.

25 days
Europe
Departing Sep, Mar, Apr

Visitors to Myanmar will find a fascinating country full of old-world charm and rich culture. A beautiful scenic destination, the Burmese are some of the warmest and most welcoming people found anywhere in the world.

15 days
Asia and the Orient
Departing Mar, Oct
Morocco tour
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Morocco is a gateway: step through and discover a world of colour, diversity and wonder, unlike anything you have experienced before. Rich traditions and heritage are very much alive here, but there is also a paradoxical youthfulness to the culture that will draw you in.

20 days
Africa
Departing Mar, Sep, Oct
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Join Odyssey Traveller as we take a leisurely tour of the French countryside, travelling by train from Paris to Bordeaux to Provence and back, over the course of 20 days.

22 days
Europe
Departing Mar, Oct

The centre of the island offers rolling hills, year round cool climate and former British colonial hill stations complete with Tudor hotels, rose gardens and the oldest golf course in Asia.  Scattered around the country are National Parks filled with game. The world’s first game reserves were founded in Sri Lanka over 2,000 years ago.

15 days
Asia and the Orient
Departing Mar
Specialist Escorted Small Group cultural Tours exploring Japan
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During this program we encounter history from ancient periods; religions such as Buddhism and Shintoism; the philosophy of the people through visits to world renowned temples and shrines; and old towns full of ancient legends. Together we will share some traditions which the Japanese have inherited. A variety of sites including UNESCO World Heritages, has been chosen for this tour, all filled with clues to understand the essence of Japan.

12 days
Asia and the Orient
Departing Mar, Sep
Iran Culture and History Escorted Small Group Tour for seniors
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Unlike its neighbours to the west and northwest, Iran had not adopted Christianity and it was the explosive spread of Islam and its ready adoption, without the Arabic language or customs, which helped unite the culture and greatly enrich Persian heritage. Our program includes the great cities of Iran, historic sites, mosques, gardens, bazaars and teahouses.

17 days
Middle East
Departing Oct, Mar, Apr
Southern Africa Mature travelers affordable escorted small group tours
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Experience the beautiful landscapes and the unique wildlife at places such as Kruger National Park, Cape Town, Victoria Falls and Chobe Game Reserve. During the program participants will have the opportunity to learn about the culture, the politics and the social issues facing African people and how the natural resource managers are caring for their wildlife reserves in the face of land enclosure, climate change and poaching.

19 days
Africa
Departing Apr, Aug

Explore historic and present day Japan. Journey by rail to regions and great cities to learn about their historical significance.

10 days
Asia and the Orient
Departing Apr

Our 10 day tour gives you a glimpse of the land of great philosophers, myths, and legends. We will learn about the culture and heritage of modern Greece.

10 days
Europe
Departing Apr
Santorini - Eastern Mediterranean Islands History small group tour
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A fascinating tour, with an amazing mix of culture and history – the islands of Greece, the cradle of Western civilization, where traces of a centuries-old history exists. Visit Santorini, a remnant of a volcanic era; Crete, the home of the Minoan civilization with important archaeological finds at Knossos and Phaistos. Rhodes, inhabited since the Stone Age; and venture further to the island of Cyprus, where east meets west.

21 days
Europe
Departing Apr

This educational tour combines visits to France, Belgium, Luxemborg, the Netherlands, and Germany.

26 days
Europe
Departing Apr

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