You’ve had an unforgettable time – why not extend your enjoyment? Explore a little longer by adding a tour or cruise extension to discover even more of the world with us.
After a wonderful 16-day tour of South Africa, visiting highlights such as Kruger National Park, the Cape of Good Hope, the Western Cape's Winelands, the Zulu Battlesfields and Rorke's Drift, Blyde River Canyon, Swaziland, Cape Town and much more, spend an additional three days on one of the world's most luxurious trains, Rovos Rail, from Cape Town to Pretoria.
The extension itinerary calls at the Victorian town of Matjiesfontein, the diamond-mining town of Kimberley, and rolls through the goldfields of Witwatersrand before terminating in Pretoria.
You'll stay in a Pullman Suite; wood-panelled and refurbished to an excellent condition, it contains all the facilities you'd expect from a luxury hotel room, with an en-suite bathroom and 24-hour room service.
Rovos Rail train
After spending 11 magical days discovering northern India’s ‘Golden Triangle’ including Delhi, the Taj Mahal, Jaipur, the Amber Fort, a safari experience in Ranthambore National Park and much more, spend three indulgent nights in Shimla, 'Queen of the Hill Stations'.
Shimla was effectively the summer capital of India during the Raj. At over 7,300ft, the cooler climate made this the ideal location to escape from the searing summer temperatures on the plains below.
During the extension, you'll stay at the renowned five-star Overi Cecil Hotel.
Spend 11 days cruising from Cairo to Luxor, before extending your holiday to cruise for four more days southwards to Aswan. This is the ideal option for those visiting Egypt for the first time, who prefer the most complete experience.
You'll visit the remarkable Valley of the Kings, the temple of Hatshetput, the Temple of Karnak, the Temple of Luxor, Kom Ombo, and finally, the impressive Aswan High Dam.
Valley of the Kings
Peru is, without doubt, the most intriguing and fascinating of all South American countries. After spending 14 days exploring the country's highlights such as Machu Picchu, the Sacred Valley of the Incas, Lake Titicaca, Colca Canyon, Arequipa, Cusco and much more, spend two nights at an eco-lodge in the jungle of the Peruvian Amazon basin.
You'll stay at the excellent Inkaterra Hacienda Concepcion Lodge, set on the banks of the river in a 400-acre former cocoa and rubber plantation which has now been turned into a nature reserve.
During your stay in the Amazon, you'll discover the complex ecosystem of the rainforest, travel by motorised canoe, take guided nature walks through the forest and get close to the precious birds, monkeys, fish and other animals of the jungle.
Inkaterra Hacienda Concepcion Lodge
For a complete picture of Turkey we offer an extended version of our Istanbul, Ephesus and Troy tour to take in Cappadocia and it's many highlights. These additional days will precede the tour.
You'll discover Ataturk’s mausoleum and the Anatolian Civilisations Museum in Ankara, Cappadocia’s amazing rock pinnacles and the Goreme Open-Air museum, the extraordinary underground city of Kaymakli, one of the best-preserved Seljuk caravanserais, Mevlana Rumi’s Mausoleum in Konya, the natural phenomena at Pamukkale, and Aphrodisias - the city dedicated to the goddess of love.
Cappadocia rock formations
We offer an extended version of our South America Highlights tour, taking in the magic of Peru. These additional five days will precede the tour.
You'll discover Maccu Picchu, Lima, the Sacred Valley of the Incas, Pisac - famous for its colourful and indigenous market, and Cusco, before continuing the holiday in Argentina and Brazil including the breathtaking Iguazu Falls, Buenos Aires, Pampas Ranch and Rio de Janeiro.
Maccu Picchu, Peru
After a wonderful 8-day river cruise along the Rhine river through Germany and crossing into Switzerland, board the iconic Glacier Express train for an unforgettable adventure. From snow-dusted mountain ranges and striking glaciers to winding cobbled streets and wonderful lush green landscapes, discover the alpine wonderland of Switzerland on this incredible 4-day tour extension.
The extension itinerary is based in historic Chur – Switzerland’s oldest city, nestled in a forested valley with the Alps rising like an amphitheatre around it. We enjoy an exhilarating railway journey which winds through the ‘Swiss Grand Canyon’, the Oberalp Pass, the Upper Rhone Valley and eventually the magical mountain town of Zermatt at the foot of the Matterhorn. You’ll take Europe’s highest open-air cog railway to the Gornergrat summit for breathtaking views.
Glacier Express train
After your relaxing river cruise along the Douro river, spend 3 nights based in Portugal’s vibrant capital city, Lisbon.
During this tour extension, you’ll head south to the beautiful Roman city of Coimbra and discover the tranquil sanctuary of Fatima. Next, explore the famous sights of Lisbon before travelling to the picturesque town of Sintra, with its panoramic views and famous Pena Palace – a colourful fairytale-like castle and former Royal residence.
Our 7-night river cruise along the Danube river ends in Budapest, where you’ll spend 3 more nights exploring this great city and it’s surrounding areas.
Discover more of majestic Budapest’s imperial past and the 19th-century grandeur of the Habsburg Empire. Delve into the charming, old-world atmosphere of medieval Buda, stroll along the broad boulevards of elegant Pest and venture into the scenic Puszta, Hungary’s Great Plain.
Hungarian Parliament Building, Budapest
Simply select your holiday of choice and make a booking online (exclusing river cruise extensions). Alternatively, you can make your booking over the phone by calling.