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Personalise Your Holiday - Make It Your Own

Make It Your Own

Choose from a wide range of pre-bookable additional experiences.

 

 

From immersing yourself in fascinating cultures and mastering your culinary skills through cooking classes to seeing the world’s myriad of wonders from exhilarating perspectives, these additional experiences offer a more personalised feel to your holiday with us.

Take a look at our collection of Make It Your Own experiences below. 

 

 

Europe

 

Austria

Attend a classical concert in Salzburg

Catch a classical performance by the renowned Salzburger Schlosskonzerte in the world-famous Mirabell Palace in Salzburg. You’ll feel like royalty soaking up the romantic ambience of a very special evening. Don’t miss the opportunity to attend this wonderful concert.

For prices and more information, view our Lakes & Mountains of Austria tour

Take a horse-drawn carriage ride in Seefeld

Enjoy the romance of a bygone era in style with a private carriage ride for two across Seefeld’s captivating plateau. It’s an enchanting way to take in the magnificent scenery, and the leisurely pace ensures a comfortable ride.

For prices and more information, view our tour of Austrian Tyrol & Innsbruck

Classical string concertClassical concert

Czech Republic

Take an evening food tour in Prague

Discover Prague’s family-run cafes, backstreet bistros and secret wine cellars with a local guide in the scenic foothills surrounding Prague Castle. During this tempting four-hour food tour, you’ll also see lesser-known gems such as Kampa Island, the colourful Lennon Wall and modern-art sculptures by David Černy.

For prices and more information, view our Prague city break

Prague in the evening

France

See the legendary Paradis Latin cabaret in Paris

Experience glamorous 17th-century Paris at the world’s oldest cabaret in Gustave Eiffel’s legendary theatre. Have a three-course dinner with vintage wine before enjoying the visual masterpiece which is considered the best cabaret in the city – the new Paradis Latin Show entitled L’Oiseau Paradis!

For prices and more information, view our Paris city break

Discover Versailles with an audio guide and timed entry

Make the most of your time in Versailles and pre-book a timed-entry visit, which provides admission to the magnificent palace. You’ll see the royal apartments and Hall of Mirrors, plus the outstanding gardens. An audio guide is provided so you can explore at your own pace.

For prices and more information, view our Paris city break

Paradis Latin Cabaret EntranceParadis Latin

Germany

Dine in Berlin TV Tower’s revolving restaurant

Enjoy panoramic views while you dine at Sphere in Berlin’s tallest building at 679 feet above the city. Skip the queues, ascend to your reserved table and take in incredible vistas of the city’s landmarks while you enjoy a glass of sparkling wine on arrival followed by your three-course dinner, accompanied by two glasses of wine.

For prices and more information, view our tour of Berlin, Dresden, Meissen & Colditz

Berlin's TV Tower

Italy

Attend the Verona Opera Festival

Don’t miss the world’s oldest open-air opera festival, set in an atmospheric Roman amphitheatre. When the lights dim, the magic begins, and the most beautiful voices fill the air. Includes a coach transfer to Verona and an unnumbered stone seat. Cushions are available to hire at the arena.

For prices and more information, view our tour of Lake Garda, Venice & Verona

Take a sunset cruise on Lake Maggiore

Enjoy a relaxing cruise on Lake Maggiore, made even more magical when illuminated by the sunset across the Alps and the twinkling lights of Stresa. You’ll see the beautiful Borromean Islands and call at one of the neighbouring lakeside villages to admire its elegant waterfront.

For prices and more information, view our tour of Lake Maggiore, Orta & the Matterhorn

Experience Florence by night in a classic Fiat 500

Take a ride with a local guide to the surrounding hills of Florence in a classic Fiat 500. When the sun sets, Florence comes alive through tasteful illumination. During your two-hour tour, your guide will share fascinating stories of the places you see.

For prices and more information, view our tour of Florence & Tuscany

Savour the flavours of Rome

Enjoy more than 10 tastings on our four-hour walking tour of the vibrant Trastevere area. You’ll sample the finest cheeses and freshest pasta and taste wines in a cellar older than the Colosseum, plus much more.

For prices and more information, view our tour of Classical Italy

Or view our tour of Rome

Early entrance to the Vatican & guided tour

Enjoy exclusive early morning access to the Vatican before the crowds arrive, while the museum is still quiet.

For prices and more information, view our tour of Classical Italy

Or view our tour of Rome

Breakfast at the Vatican & guided tour

Indulge in a more exclusive viit to the Vatican. Enjoy a rich American buffet breakfast in the museum's restaurant area or courtyard, and discover the countless works of art thanks to the special early morning entrance.

For prices and more information, view our tour of Classical Italy

Or view our tour of Rome

An authentic home-dining experience in Bologna

Savour an authentic home-cooked meal of Bolognese classics in your local host’s apartment. You’ll discover Bologna’s rich culinary tradition, help with the preparation and dine together. 

For prices and more information, view our tour of Bologna, Parma & Ravenna

Rome food tour

Poland

Taste traditional Polish cuisine on a food tour

Sample over a dozen types of traditional and authentic Polish and Krakow specialities, including Polish vodka and craft beers, with a local guide. Discover places loved by locals and explore the historic neighbourhood of Kazimierz. Your friendly guide will regale you with stories of the cultural traditions and history of the places we visit and the foods we try. We recommend a healthy appetite for this fi lling 3.5-hour walking tour.

For prices and more information, view our Krakow city break

Or view our Krakow for Solo Travellers city break

Polish food

Portugal

Enjoy afternoon tea in Madeira with fantastic views

Belmond Reid’s Palace is an iconic luxury hotel, set in beautiful subtropical gardens that overlook the Atlantic ocean where you can also relax and take a stroll before indulging in a sumptuous afternoon tea. Enjoy delicious freshly baked scones, pastries and dainty sandwiches with your choice of tea or a glass of refreshing Champagne. 

For prices and more information, view our tour of Madeira

Or view our tour of Madeira for Solo Travellers

Whale-watching in the Azores

The Azores islands are some of the most popular whale-watching destinations, as the nutrient-rich waters here attract a third of the world’s cetacean species. Take a boat trip to spot these majestic creatures – depending on season, you may see migrating species such as blue whales and striped dolphins.

For prices and more information, view our tour of the Azores

Private tuk tuk for two in Lisbon

Enjoy a tuk tuk ride around Lisbon seeing the sights from a different perspective. A fun way to get around in the vibrant city of Lisbon.

For prices and more information, view our tour of Lisbon, Porto & the Douro Valley

Whale-watching

 

Romania

Bear-watching in the Carpathian Mountains

Journey into the beautiful Carpathian forest with a local ranger for a chance to see the tremendous brown bears of Brașov in their natural habitat. If you’re lucky you might also spot lynx, wolves and other incredible wildlife native to the area.

For prices and more information, view our tour of Transylvania & Bucharest

Brown bear-watching

Russia

A night at the ballet in Russia

The small and intricately decorated Hermitage Theatre was commissioned by Catherine the Great as her own private theatre. Nowadays you can catch a performance of the popular ballet, Swan Lake. A free seating policy is operated as there is no such thing as a bad or restricted view in this small venue. What could be better than following in the steps of Catherine the Great for an evening of sophisticated entertainment?

For prices and more information, view our tour of Moscow & St Petersburg

Or view our St Petersburg & Moscow tour for Solo Travellers

Russian ballet

Spain

Authentic flamenco show in Seville

Witness a spectacular flamenco performance filled with passion and energy in a charming theatre. Enjoy a complimentary drink while you admire the superb artistry of world-class dancers, singers and musicians, who bring to life classics like ‘Carmen’.

For prices and more information, view our tour of Classical Spain

Or view our tour of Classical Spain for Solo Travellers

Paella cooking class in Valencia

Visit the Central Market, a jewel of Valencian modernist architecture and the source of fresh ingredients for our cooking class, where a chef will teach you to make the perfect paella. Afterwards, enjoy your creation with a Valencian salad, traditional dessert and drinks.

For prices and more information, view our tour of Valencia & the Orange Grove Coast

Flamenco show

Switzerland

Try the James Bond experience

Head to the summit of the Schilthorn for stunning views of the Swiss skyline and relive James Bond’s adventures from On Her Majesty’s Secret Service at the interactive Bond World 007 exhibition. Perhaps enjoy lunch at the revolving restaurant with superb views of the alpine peaks.

For prices and more information, view our Switzerland's Bernese Oberland tour

Schilthorn summit James Bond experience 

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Worldwide

 

Cambodia

Phare, The Cambodian Circus

During your time in Siem Reap, visit Phare, the Cambodian Circus. It tells of Cambodian folklore and historic and modern society stories through modern circus acts, dance, live music and theatre. More than just a circus, the young performing artists will enthral you with their talent incorporating emotion, enthusiasm and energy. 

For prices or more information, view our Vietnam & Cambodia tour

Or view our Vietnam & Cambodia for Solo Travellers tour

Or view our tour of Vietnam & Cambodia with Laos Extension

Or view our Mekong river cruise

Late check-out with afternoon tea in Siem Reap

Relax and enjoy a late check-out (until 4pm) with afternoon tea at the Borei Angkor Resort Hotel in Siem Reap. Served in the Tropicana Bar, the afternoon tea will include tea, coffee, soft drinks, a selection of sandwiches, scones, cakes and cookies.

For prices or more information, view our Vietnam & Cambodia tour

Or view our Vietnam & Cambodia for Solo Travellers tour

Phare circus actPhare circus act

Canada

Whale-watching in the Bay of Fundy

Enjoy a 2.5-hour whale-watching excursion in the Bay of Fundy, the breathtaking playground of porpoises, seals and whales. Sightings not guaranteed. 

For prices or more information, view our tour of Maritime Canada

Upgrade to Gold Leaf Service on the Rocky Mountaineer

Upgrade to the double-decker Gold Leaf dome carriage with panoramic windows that put you right in the middle of the breathtaking scenery. Also included is access to the open-air observation vestibule in each carriage, impeccable service and a three-course gourmet meal. 

For prices or more information, view our Canada's Rocky Mountaineer tour

Or view our Canada's Rocky Mountaineer & Alaska cruise

Selection of shore excursions on the MS Koninsgdam

During your Alaska cruise, you may wish to add on glacier helicopter flights, bear and whale-watching, fishing, kayaking, hiking and even dog-sledding.

For prices or more information, view our Canada's Rocky Mountaineer & Alaska cruise

Rocky Mountaineer Gold Leaf Service Panoramic Window CarriageRocky Mountaineer Gold Leaf Service

Ecuador

Boat trip to North Seymour Island

Take a boat trip to North Seymour Island, just off the north coast of Santa Cruz. It’s known for its swallow-tailed gulls, large numbers of frigate birds and colourful land iguanas.

For prices or more information, view our Ecuador & Galapagos tour

Boast trip to Bartolomé Island

Take a boat trip to Bartolomé Island which offers iconic views over Pinnacle Rock, plus a stunning volcanic landscape with the most scenic views in the Galapagos.

For prices or more information, view our Ecuador & Galapagos tour

Iguana in North Seymour IslandIguana in North Seymour Island

Japan

Bullet Train from Hakodate to Tokyo Upgrade

When travelling from Hokkaido to Tokyo, why not elevate your journey?

Green Seat Class: For additional seat space and a less crowded, quieter journey experience, take the opportunity to upgrade to Green Seat Class.

Gran Seat Class: For luxurious comfort the gran seat class includes wider legroom, reclining seating, complimentary beverages, snacks, slippers, magazines and boarding doors exclusive to Gran Class guests.

For prices or more information, view our tour of North Japan and the Scenic Wonders of Hokkaido

Authentic Kimono experience

Learn all about the traditional Japanese kimono and the intricate art of tailoring one, as well as the type of fabrics, dyes, weaving techniques and patterns used. The kimono is primarily worn on special occasions, but you’ll have the opportunity to try one on.

For prices or more information, view our Japan - Land of the Rising Sun tour

Try your hand at origami paper folding

Get to know origami, the traditional art of folding paper into small sculptures. See how a simple square piece of paper can be transformed into different shapes – perhaps the most famous design is the crane, considered auspicious in Japanese culture.

For prices or more information, view our Japan - Land of the Rising Sun tour

Learn Japanese calligraphy

Discover shodo, the ‘way of writing’ with a brush, ink and washi paper. Calligraphy is said to reflect the writer's mind as well as their writing skill. During this lesson, you’ll try your hand at calligraphy and take home your creation, a lovely souvenir.

For prices or more information, view our Japan - Land of the Rising Sun tour

Sushi making workshop

Perhaps Japan’s most iconic food, sushi has developed from a method of preserving fish into the bite-sized pieces loved worldwide today. Learn about Japan’s culinary customs as your instructor demonstrates the traditional ways of preparing sushi.

For prices or more information, view our Japan - Land of the Rising Sun tour

Teriyaki chicken cooking lesson

Learn to cook chicken using the teriyaki cooking technique with a sweet and salty glaze. Your instructor will show you what it takes to make a superb sauce and how to cook the chicken perfectly.

For prices or more information, view our Japan - Land of the Rising Sun tour

Traditional flower arranging

Learn how to bring flowers to life through ikebana, one of the classical Japanese arts of refinement, and see how it differs from western floral arrangements. Ikebana emphasises the beauty of space and incorporates branches in addition to flowers and leaves.

For prices or more information, view our Japan - Land of the Rising Sun tour

Japanese sushiSushi

Maldives

Drinks package & snorkelling equipment hire

This includes all soft drinks, house wines by the glass, local beer, cocktail of the day (during happy hour) and local-branded spirits from midday daily. All international-brand/premium-brand drinks/spirits, non-house wines, sparkling wine, champagne are charged extra. Also included are a mask, snorkel and fins to use throughout the cruise.

For prices or more information, view our Maldives cruise

Or view our tour of Sri Lanka with Maldives Extension

Snorkelling in the MaldivesSnorkelling

Mexico

Copper Canyon cable-car ride or zip-line experience

During your visit to the magnificent Copper Canyon, take an exhilarating cable-car ride or, if you’re feeling particularly adventurous, a zip-line through the canyon.

For prices or more information, view our tour of Mexico & Copper Canyon

See the Folkloric Ballet in Mexico City

Experience the world-famous Folkloric Ballet of Mexico City at the Palace of Fine Arts. Witness folkloric dances with music and costumes that reflect the traditional culture and various regions of Mexico.

For prices or more information, view our tour of Mexico & Copper Canyon

Copper CanyonCopper Canyon

Morocco

Enjoy a Moroccan gastronomic experience

Attend La Maison Arabe’s worldrenowned cooking workshop, where a professional chef will teach you how to create a delicious and authentic Moroccan dish. Then you’ll feast on your culinary creations with your fellow cooks.

For prices or more information, view our Imperial Cities of Morocco tour

Or view our tour of Marrakesh & the Atlas Mountains

Or view our Marrakesh & the Atlas Mountains for Solo Travellers tour

Indulge in a Moroccan hammam spa experience

Enjoy a traditional steam bath in the heart of Marrakesh. A cleansing soap made from olives and eucalyptus is applied to your skin then scrubbed away with an exfoliating kessa glove. You’ll feel energised for the rest of your Moroccan adventure.

For prices or more information, view our tour of Marrakesh & the Atlas Mountains

Cooking Class in MoroccoMoroccan cooking class

South Africa

Stay overnight in a tented camp in Kruger National Park

Enjoy this comfortable camping experience in Kruger National Park. Each luxury tent has its own en-suite bathroom.  Included is an early morning ranger-led bush walk, a sunset safari trip, lunch and dinner with bush stories around the campfire. 

For prices or more information, view our South Africa tour

Locally booked activities

There are several locally booked activities to take part in during your South Africa tour. These include a helicopter flight over Cape Town, Graskop Gorge lift, elephant interaction experiences, microlight flights and more.

For prices or more information, view our South Africa tour

Luxury camping in Kruger National ParkKruger National Park tented camping

USA

Warner Bros Studio Classics tour in Los Angeles and free time in Santa Monica

Visit Warner Bro’s Studio to experience Hollywood’s Golden Age with a tour of their classic film and TV collections. Then you’ll visit Santa Monica with free time to explore the town, beach and famous pier. 

For prices or more information, view our California & the Golden West tour

Or view our California & the Golden West for Solo Travellers tour

San Diego USS Midway Museum

Discover America’s longest-serving aircraft carrier of the 20th Century. When in service, the USS Midway was a floating city at sea but now it’s an interactive museum. You’ll meet on-board volunteers in their yellow hats who tell stories of when they served on this mighty vessel. Included is a self-guided audio tour, narrated by Midway sailors.

For prices or more information, view our California & the Golden West tour

Or view our California & the Golden West for Solo Travellers tour

Grand Canyon dancer helicopter flight

Take an unforgettable 25-minute flight from the South Rim of the Grand Canyon over the Kaibab National Forest. You’ll soar toward the Tower of Ra through the Dragon Corridor, the widest and deepest section of the canyon, and over the mighty Colorado River to the North Rim. 

For prices or more information, view our California & the Golden West tour

Or view our California & the Golden West for Solo Travellers tour

Monument Valley 4x4 tour with a Native American guide

Enjoy nature’s marvellous sandstone creations and see the places where ancient Anasazi families once lived among the enormous red buttes. Included is a 2.5-hour tour in a 4x4 jeep, with an expert Navajo guide sharing their insights into the history, culture and plants of this extraordinary landscape.

For prices or more information, view our California & the Golden West tour

Or view our California & the Golden West for Solo Travellers tour

Alcatraz Island day tour

Visit the famous and fascinating former federal prison of Alcatraz, perched on a rocky island in the middle of San Francisco Bay. You’ll see the barracks from when the island was a military base, the cellhouse and the lighthouse. Included is an informative and atmospheric self-guided cellhouse audio tour. 

For prices or more information, view our California & the Golden West tour

Or view our California & the Golden West for Solo Travellers tour

Cruise the Mississippi on the New Orleans Steamboat Natchez

Take a jazz cruise along the Mississippi aboard the last authentic steamboat on the River – the Steamboat Natchez. Included is a buffet dinner, live music and stunning views of the city whilst you gracefully roll down the River. 

For prices or more information, view our tour of the Deep South & Texas

Or view our Deep South & Texas for Solo Travellers tour

The Grand Ole Opry in Nashville

Nashville's top attraction and a must for country music lovers, the legendary Grand Ole Opry is dedicated to honouring the genre's rich history and dynamic present. Catch one of the weekly live shows featuring country music's greatest talents, who in the past have included stars such as Garth Brooks, Johnny Cash and Dolly Parton.

For prices or more information, view our tour of the Deep South & Texas

Or view our Deep South & Texas for Solo Travellers tour

Oak Alley Plantation & Louisiana Swamp

Journey back in time to the most famous historic plantation of New Orleans' antebellum south, iconic for its photogenic walkway of magnificent, centuries-old oak trees. Tour the stunning 'Big House' with a guide, and hear the stories of its compelling history. Complete your experience with a 1.5-hour boat tour of the Louisiana bayou to discover the wetlands, its inhabitants and the unique history of the Manchac Swamp.

For prices or more information, view our tour of the Deep South & Texas

Or view our Deep South & Texas for Solo Travellers tour

Stockyards Rodeo VIP seats in Fort Worth

Don't miss the world’s only year-round rodeo, held in the historic Cowtown Coliseum. See some of the best rodeo athletes perform thrilling feats of bull-riding, tie-down roping, team-roping, barrel-racing, bronc-riding and breakaway-roping. VIP seats are tiered and located above the Roping Boxes.

For prices or more information, view our tour of the Deep South & Texas

Or view our Deep South & Texas for Solo Travellers tour

Canyonlands National Park 4x4 tour

Enjoy this 4x4 jeep excursion, exploring the area known as “Island-in-the-Sky” –  a high plateau rising 2,000 feet or more above the rest of Canyonlands Park. The vistas from this plateau are sublime. Be prepared for a bumpy ride over rugged terrain.

For prices or more information, view our Great National Parks of the Western USA tour

Canyonlands National Park scenic Flight over Island-in-the-Sky

Take an early morning flight over Canyonlands National Park and witness the beauty of the park from above, with a fascinating and informative narration from the pilot along the way. The aircraft could be a 9-seater Caravan or a 5 or 3-seater Cessna.

For prices or more information, view our Great National Parks of the Western USA tour

Fort Hays Old West Dinner Show

Visit Fort Hays – the site of the Oscar award-winning movie set, Dances with Wolves. Enjoy a western style dinner of sliced beef simmered in mild BBQ sauce, baked chicken, chuck wagon potatoes, western baked beans, ranch biscuits, honey chunky applesauce, old-fashion spice cake and cowboy coffee or tenderfoot lemonade. Vegetarian option available. Then the Fort Hays Wranglers take the stage with their western music variety show.

For prices or more information, view our Great National Parks of the Western USA tour

Snake River lunch float

Try our late morning lunch float along the Snake River that begins at the Wilson boat launch (west of Jackson) and floats downstream to our private riverside camp for a gourmet picnic lunch. Lunch includes roasted turkey & cheddar on brioche, Thai broccoli salad with peanut sauce, seasonal fruit salad, potato chips and home-baked cookies, with lemonade and water.

For prices or more information, view our Great National Parks of the Western USA tour

Helicopter over the grand canyonGrand Canyon helicopter flight

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Solo Travellers

 

Cambodia

Phare, The Cambodian Circus

During your time in Siem Reap, visit Phare, the Cambodian Circus. It tells of Cambodian folklore and historic and modern society stories through modern circus acts, dance, live music and theatre. More than just a circus, the young performing artists will enthral you with their talent incorporating emotion, enthusiasm and energy. 

For prices or more information, view our Vietnam & Cambodia for Solo Travellers tour

Late check-out with afternoon tea in Siem Reap

Relax and enjoy a late check-out (until 4pm) with afternoon tea at the Borei Angkor Resort Hotel in Siem Reap. Served in the Tropicana Bar, the afternoon tea will include tea, coffee, soft drinks, a selection of sandwiches, scones, cakes and cookies.

For prices or more information, view our Vietnam & Cambodia for Solo Travellers tour

Phare circus fire-twirling act CambodiaPhare, The Cambodian Circus

France

See the legendary Paradis Latin cabaret in Paris

Experience glamorous 17th-century Paris at the world’s oldest cabaret and Gustave Eiffel’s legendary theatre. Have a threecourse dinner with vintage wine before enjoying the visual masterpiece which is best cabaret in the city, the new Paradis Latin Show entitled L’Oiseau Paradis!

For prices or more information, view our Paris for Solo Travellers tour

Discover Versailles with an audio guide and timed entry

Make the most of your time in Versailles and pre-book a timed-entry visit, which provides admission to the magnificent palace. You’ll see the royal apartments and Hall of Mirrors, plus the outstanding gardens. An audio guide is provided so you can explore at your own pace.

For prices or more information, view our Paris for Solo Travellers tour

Entrance to Paradis Latin in Paris FranceParadis Latin

Germany

Berlin street food tour

Discover Berlin’s exciting street food scene with an evening stroll through the bustling bohemian quarter, tasting local classics such as currywurst and buletten, before sampling a variety of delicious cakes and candies. Wash it down with a selection from the city’s burgeoning craft drinks scene.

For prices or more information, view our Berlin, Dresden, Meissen & Colditz for Solo Travellers tour

Street food outside the Brandenburg GateStreet food tour

Greece

Greek food tour in Thessaloniki

Take a culinary stroll through Thessaloniki’s bustling market district tasting over a dozen different delicacies along the way: from locally grown olives, sheep’s milk cheeses and crumbly savoury pies, through to sesame and honey desserts, Turkish delight and strong, sweet coffee. Come with us and explore Greece’s many influences through the medium of taste.

For prices or more information, view our tour of Thessaloniki, Meteora & Alexander the Great’s Greece for Solo Travellers

Selection of Greek breadsGreek food tour

Italy

Attend the Verona Opera Vestival

Don’t miss the world’s oldest open-air opera festival, set in an atmospheric Roman amphitheatre. When the lights dim, the magic begins, and the most beautiful voices fill the air. Includes a coach transfer to Verona and an unnumbered stone seat. Cushions are available to hire at the arena.

For prices or more information, view our Lake Garda & the Best of the Veneto for Solo Travellers tour

Rome aperitivo stroll

Spend 3 hours enjoying the gastronomic delights of Trastevere, the historic Jewish quarter. The tour includes a tasting of local wines and cheeses, iconic Roman pasta dishes, modern street food and, of course, gelato. Along with the food come some lesser-known stories and insights from the Eternal City.

For prices or more information, view our tour of Classical Italy for Solo Travellers

Early entrance to the Vatican & guided tour

Enjoy exclusive early morning access to the Vatican before the crowds arrive, while the museum is still quiet.

For prices or more information, view our tour of Classical Italy for Solo Travellers

Breakfast at the Vatican & guided tour

Indulge in a more exclusive viit to the Vatican. Enjoy a rich American buffet breakfast in the museum's restaurant area or courtyard, and discover the countless works of art thanks to the special early morning entrance.

For prices or more information, view our tour of Classical Italy for Solo Travellers

Vatican spiral staircase RomeInside the Vatican

Morocco

Enjoy a Moroccan gastronomic experience

Attend La Maison Arabe’s worldrenowned cooking workshop, where a professional chef will teach you how to create a delicious and authentic Moroccan dish. Then you’ll feast on your culinary creations with your fellow cooks.

For prices or more information, view our tour of Marrakesh & the Atlas Mountains for Solo Travellers

Moroccan cooking classMoroccan cooking class

Portugal

Enjoy afternoon tea in Madeira with fantastic views

Belmond Reid’s Palace an iconic luxury hotel, set in beautiful subtropical gardens that overlook the Atlantic ocean where you can also relax and take a stroll before indulging in a sumptuous afternoon tea. Enjoy delicious freshly baked scones, pastries and dainty sandwiches with your choice of tea or a glass of refreshing Champagne.

For prices or more information, view our Madeira for Solo Travellers tour

Fado performance in Lisbon

Experience an unforgettable night of haunting fado music at one of Lisbon’s most renowned fado houses in the heart of the old Alfama district. Included is a three-course dinner with drinks.

For prices or more information, view our tour of Portugal’s Douro Valley & Lisbon for Solo Travellers

Fado singer Lisbon AlfamaFado performance

Russia

A night at the ballet in Russia

The small and intricately decorated Hermitage Theatre was commissioned by Catherine the Great as her own private theatre. Nowadays you can catch a performance of the popular ballet, Swan Lake. A free seating policy is operated as there is no such thing as a bad or restricted view in this small venue.  What could be better than following in the steps of Catherine the Great for an evening of sophisticated entertainment?

For prices or more information, view our St Petersburg & Moscow for Solo Travellers tour

Ballet shoes on wooden floorBallet

Spain

Authentic flamenco show in Seville

Witness a spectacular flamenco performance filled with passion and energy in a charming theatre. Enjoy a complimentary drink while you admire the superb artistry of world-class dancers, singers and musicians, who bring to life classics like ‘Carmen’.

For prices or more information, view our tour of Classical Spain for Solo Travellers

Flamenco dancer in red dressFlamenco show

USA

Warner Bros Studio Classics tour in Los Angeles and free time in Santa Monica

Visit Warner Bro’s Studio to experience Hollywood’s Golden Age with a tour of their classic film and TV collections. Then you’ll visit Santa Monica with free time to explore the town, beach and famous pier.

For prices or more information, view our California & the Golden West for Solo Travellers tour

San Diego USS Midway Museum

Discover America’s longest-serving aircraft carrier of the 20th Century. When in service, the USS Midway was a floating city at sea but now it’s an interactive museum. You’ll meet on-board volunteers in their yellow hats who tell stories of when they served on this mighty vessel. Included is a self-guided audio tour, narrated by Midway sailors.

For prices or more information, view our California & the Golden West for Solo Travellers tour

Grand Canyon dancer helicopter flight

Take an unforgettable 25-minute flight from the South Rim of the Grand Canyon over the Kaibab National Forest. You’ll soar toward the Tower of Ra through the Dragon Corridor, the widest and deepest section of the canyon, and over the mighty Colorado River to the North Rim.

For prices or more information, view our California & the Golden West for Solo Travellers tour

Monument Valley 4x4 tour with a Native American guide

Enjoy nature’s marvellous sandstone creations and see the places where ancient Anasazi families once lived among the enormous red buttes. Included is a 2.5-hour tour in a 4x4 jeep, with an expert Navajo guide sharing their insights into the history, culture and plants of this extraordinary landscape.

For prices or more information, view our California & the Golden West for Solo Travellers tour

Alcatraz Island day tour

Visit the famous and fascinating former federal prison of Alcatraz, perched on a rocky island in the middle of San Francisco Bay. Historically, Alcatraz has been used as a Civil War Fort, a Federal prison and been a symbol of Native American plight. You’ll see the barracks from when the island was a military base, the cellhouse and the lighthouse. Included is an informative and atmospheric self-guided cellhouse audio tour. 

For prices or more information, view our California & the Golden West for Solo Travellers tour

Steamboat Natchez in New Orleans

The graceful steamboats of the south have long been a colourful part of America's history, so what better way is there to experience New Orleans by taking an evening jazz cruise with dinner on board the last authentic steamboat on the Mississippi River, the Steamboat Natchez, New Orleans’ only steamboat. Admire stunning views of the city while ‘rollin’ down the river enjoying the casual buffet-style dining. Stroll the decks as well as enjoying the live sounds of New Orleans swing style music.

For more information, view our tour of the Deep South & Texas for Solo Travellers

The Grand Ole Opry in Nashville

Nashville's top attraction and a must for country music lovers, the legendary Grand Ole Opry is dedicated to honouring the genre's rich history and dynamic present. Catch one of the weekly live shows featuring country music's greatest talents, who in the past have included stars such as Garth Brooks, Johnny Cash and Dolly Parton.

For more information, view our tour of the Deep South & Texas for Solo Travellers

Oak Alley Plantation & Louisiana Swamp

Journey back in time to the most famous historic plantation of New Orleans' antebellum south, iconic for its photogenic walkway of magnificent, centuries-old oak trees. Tour the stunning 'Big House' with a guide, and hear the stories of its compelling history. Complete your experience with a 1.5-hour boat tour of the Louisiana bayou to discover the wetlands, its inhabitants and the unique history of the Manchac Swamp.

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Stockyards Rodeo VIP seats in Fort Worth

Don't miss the world’s only year-round rodeo, held in the historic Cowtown Coliseum. See some of the best rodeo athletes perform thrilling feats of bull-riding, tie-down roping, team-roping, barrel-racing, bronc-riding and breakaway-roping. VIP seats are tiered and located above the Roping Boxes.

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How to book

 

Once you've made your booking online, please contact us to let us know if you'd like to pre-book any of these additonal experiences, and make sure to have your booking reference to hand. Alternatively, you can make your booking over the phone by calling 01283 742 300. 

 

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