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Our Favourite Wonders of the World …And Our Holidays Which Visit Them

The world will never starve for want of wonders; but only for want of wonder.’

Though we’ve been unable to travel the world for so many months, you can rest assured our passion for discovering somewhere new with you remains as strong as ever. We’ve spent much of the last year dreaming of the opportunity to explore and experience some of the planet’s greatest wonders again, and now we just can’t wait to get back to doing what we do. Whether its natural, cultural or architectural, here’s just a few phenomenal must-sees that we think should be on everyone’s wonder-list.

Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu
The lure of Machu Picchu is eternal. Shrouded in mystery, the ‘Lost City of the Incas’ is the only Inca settlement in the world never discovered or destroyed by the Spanish. Precariously sited on a spectacular ridge overlooking the mighty gorge of the Urubamba river, behind its legendary gates lies a forgotten world and the legacy of an inspirational people who worshipped the majestic mountains that surrounded them and whose lives revolved around the equinoxes.

Wander amongst Machu Picchu’s fascinating ancient temples and houses on our escorted tour to Peru.

Galapagos Sea Lions

Galapagos
Home to the rarest and most diverse species on the planet, a visit to the world-famous Galapagos islands, following in the adventurous footsteps of Charles Darwin, is as wondrous as is it life-affirming. In one of the few places on earth where time has stood still, you have the unique opportunity to get close up to some of the globe’s most extraordinary wildlife; swim or snorkel with sea lions, seals and marine iguanas and delight in the magic of a once-in-a-lifetime encounter with the famous giant tortoises.

Enjoy the world’s most exceptional wildlife experience on our escorted tour to Ecuador & the Galapagos.

Victoria Falls

Victoria Falls
Arguably Africa’s greatest natural wonder, the sight of Victoria Falls, surrounded by a unique lush rainforest eco-system watered by the fine spray, is enough to take your breath away. Through the mist and arching rainbows, experience the deafening roar and exhilarating power of the largest single body of falling water in the world. Three times as long as Niagra and twice as high, the ‘Smoke that thunders’ is Mother Nature at her most magnificent.

Experience this incredible natural wonder on our Victoria Falls, Botswana Safari & Cape Town escorted tour.

Giza

Great Pyramids
There can be fewer countries more wondrous than Egypt and just the name is enough to set your imagination on a journey back to a time when Pharaohs controlled a mysterious and fabulously wealthy empire which lasted intact for over 5,000 years! Colossal and unfathomable, Giza’s Great Pyramids together with the mighty Sphinx, the largest free-standing sculpture on the planet are without doubt amongst the most famed and ancient wonders there are.

Stand in the shadow of these giants of history when you discover the Wonders of the Nile – the long cruise from Cairo to Luxor – Aswan extension available.

Interior of Mezquita de Cordoba

Mezquita
Amongst the fragrant orange-grove landscape of Andalucia, lies Cordoba, ancient capital of the Moors. In the heart of the Old Town, a maze of cobbled alleys and whitewashed stone, sits a building of extraordinary power and majesty, the grand Mezquita – the finest mosque ever constructed in the Moorish world. Gaze in awe at its striking arcaded hall, dramatic red and white arches as far as the eye can see, supported by a staggering 850 columns made from semi-precious stones.

Visit this exquisite architectural wonder on our exceptional Classical Spain escorted tour.

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