Cultural and historical

Exploring the culture and history of a destination is a great way to get a deep understanding of its heart and soul. It also provides some insight into the local people and the community’s way of life (past or present). There are many ways to explore – wander the hidden cobblestone streets and enclaves of medieval villages, discover the ruins of ancient civilizations, meander through museums learning about ancient artifacts and their significance, investigate an archeological dig, include a home-stay in a local village in your itinerary… There is so much to discover and so many ways to do it!

These trips are just a sample of the kinds of itineraries we can create which feature the culture and history of the destination. We compose unique travel experiences that are just right for you.

Sample Itineraries

Ultimate Russia Experience (10 days)

On this trip, experience VIP tours and services as we take you to rare and unique places. Come back stage, on multiple private tours, of world famous theaters and gain elite access to some of Russia's most private exhibits and buildings. Experience a 360 degree view of Moscow from the top of Christ the Holy Redeemer Cathedral and sit in on a rehearsal by the famous Russian Ballet. This is a journey you will not want to miss!

An Intimate Journey through Vietnam & Cambodia (12 Days)

This 12 day journey through Vietnam and Cambodia is a really unique adventure, including luxury accommodations, delicious culinary experiences, and private tours with guides who know the destinations intimately. You will be immersed in the bustle, history, and culture in the cities of Hanoi and Saigon; experience the tranquility of Halong Bay and the Mekong Delta; explore the quaint, old streets of Hoi An; and learn about the deep, fascinating history of Angkor Wat.

Israel & Jordan World Heritage Site Exploration (10 days)

Israel is a country rich in history and culture. On this 10-day trip, learn about all Israel has to offer, and explore its various World Heritage Sites in Tel Aviv, Jerusalem and the surrounding regions! In addition, journey into Jordan to visit Amman, the capital city, as well as the ancient, breathtaking city of Petra. This trip packs it in - From magnificent temples and cathedrals, to beautiful architecture and landscapes, Israel and Jordan will leave you breathless!

A Journey to the Capitals of Hungary, Austria, Czech (10 days)

This 10-day trip features amazing historical and cultural experiences in the capital cities of Hungary, Austria and Czech Republic. From the magnificent House of Parliament in Budapest to the famous Spanish Riding School in Vienna and the humbling Castle District in Prague, you will have the chance to delve deep into these countries' pasts and see some of their most sought after treasures. Leave this journey with knowledge, understanding, and a new found love for Europe.

Trekking in Yunnan, China (10 days)

This 10-day itinerary takes you on an adventure through the Yunnan province in China. You will explore the amazing city of Dali, the historic Old Town of Shaxi, the cobblestone streets of Lijiang, pottery-making in Tacheng, and the lovely city of Shangri-la. The highlight of this trip is the 2-day trek through the most beautiful area of the Yunnan Province - Tiger Leaping Gorge - to experience local hospitality, natural wonders and phenomenal scenery.

Journey through Magnificent Turkey (10 days)

Begin in Istanbul and discover some of the most unique and exciting sites of the city, including the Blue Mosque, a cruise along Bosphorus waterway, and the Grand Covered Bazaar. Move on to the famous Cappadocia, where you will have the chance to explore the underground city at Kaymakli, take a Hot Air Balloon ride over the landscape and participate in a traditional cooking class. Finish your trip with a 4-day cruise starting in Bodrum where you will visit the city of Ephesus and swim in crystal blue waters.

Magnificent Journey through Myanmar (16 days)

On this 16-day journey experience Myanmar by land, water and air! Tour historical and cultural landmarks in Yangon and Mandalay; cruise from Mandalay to Bagan and indulge in the magnificent sunsets and landscapes; take a breathtaking Hot Air Balloon ride over Bagan to get a spectacular view of the world famous archaeological site; embark on a 4-day trek through the small villages of Myanmar. This journey is definitely for those who thrive on adventure and wish to have unique and active experiences!

Mainland City Hopping in Greece (12 days)

This 12-day itinerary will take you across mainland Greece on a city hopping tour. This is a trip you can do all year-round to get a deeper knowledge of Greece's culture, art, incredible museums, and great food! The tour includes two world-class European cities - Athens and Thessaloniki, as well as several smaller towns, such as Nafplio, Laconia, Olympia, Delphi, and Kalambaka. Enjoy in-depth city tours, and well-appointed accommodation along the way. 

Discover the Emirates (8 Days)

On this 8-day trip, we cover all the highlights of the United Arab Emirates. Be fascinated by Dubai's rich history and tradition; explore the sights and landmarks of Abu Dhabi, a fascinating mix of tradition and progression; take a day to explore the picturesque East Coast, from quaint fishing villages to mountain canyons and beautiful beaches; and enjoy a magical and memorable evening as you watch the sun go down through the dunes and indulge in a delicious dinner at a traditional Bedouin style camp. Finally, with some leisure time included, we can help you select additional unique adventures to complete your trip.  

Spain Family Adventure (13 days)

In this 13-day itinerary, you have a chance to explore Spain's cosmopolitan cities, taking in the culture, history, architecture and food. We've also included some time to enjoy the countryside, and embark on some adventurous activities, like hiking, canyoning, kayaking, and more. We've also incorporated lots of leisure time so that you can explore and enjoy your time in Spain at your own pace!

Villages of Southwest China (11 days)

On this 11-day journey, you will be immersed into the rustic, rural and authentic villages and cultures of China. You will hike against the backdrop of some of southern China’s most gorgeous scenery, interact with different minority cultures in remote areas of rural China, stay with local families for a hands-on immersion experience into the region’s rustic lifestyle, and try your hand at local crafts for the chance to make your own keepsake. Your experiences on this trip will truly move you, and the memories will stick with you forever.

China Culture and History (15 days)

China's diversity, not only regarding geography, but also culture is what defines this vast nation. In this 15-day itinerary, get to know the country's culture and history, visiting many of its famous sites - the Great Wall, the Forbidden City, the Terracotta Army, and many more! In addition, we make sure to provide many opportunities for genuine interaction with the Chinese people to leave you with a lasting positive impression.

Bolivia’s Best (11 days)

In just 11 days, this trip takes you on a journey to experience the best of what Bolivia has to offer. Visit some of Bolivia's main cities: La Paz, where you can witness the living history of the pre-Hispanic times with all their traditions and magic rites; Santa Cruz, known for its unusual species of animals and exotic birds, butterflies and orchids; Sucre, the constitutional capital of Bolivia; and Potosi, a famous colonial city where the silver mines are the main attraction. Also experience miles and miles of dazzling white nothingness at the Uyuni Salt Flats, the largest on earth; the archaeological site of Tiwanaku, ruins of one of the oldest civilizations in the Americas; and Lake Titicaca, the “Sacred Lake of the Incas”, where you will observe authentic cultures living as they did thousands of years ago.

Cultural and Historical Exploration of Japan (9 days)

On this 9-day, private-guided tour of Japan you will have the opportunity to learn about Japan's culture and history, while visiting Tokyo, Kyoto and Hiroshima - Watch a Sumo Wrestler practice, participate in a tea ceremony donning a Kimono, learn Samurai techniques, and many more activities! You will also have a chance to get active on a hike up Mt. Fiji.

Highlights and Tastes of Uruguay (10 days)

In just 11 days, this trip takes you on a journey to experience the best of what Bolivia has to offer. Visit some of Bolivia's main cities: La Paz, where you can witness the living history of the pre-Hispanic times with all their traditions and magic rites; Santa Cruz, known for its unusual species of animals and exotic birds, butterflies and orchids; Sucre, the constitutional capital of Bolivia; and Potosi, a famous colonial city where the silver mines are the main attraction. Also experience miles and miles of dazzling white nothingness at the Uyuni Salt Flats, the largest on earth; the archaeological site of Tiwanaku, ruins of one of the oldest civilizations in the Americas; and Lake Titicaca, the “Sacred Lake of the Incas”, where you will observe authentic cultures living as they did thousands of years ago.

Cultural and historical