The Scandinavian countries are all seafaring nations and a result, all the major cities are on the coast or built over a collection of islands such as Stockholm; this makes things perfect for cruising as everything is so accessible. Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Finland are all close together, both geographically… Read the rest
Walking holidays in Europe are all about getting off the beaten track and enjoying the scenery, culture and food. From quiet leisurely rambles through to alpine trekking we literally have hundreds of itineraries to choose from.
These are just some of the walks we have personally done:
The Amalfi Coast
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Japan is very popular for Kiwi visitors; with the Rugby World Cup last year and the Olympics upcoming in 2020, the country’s profile has never been higher. So many visitors to Japan use the impressive Japan Rail network to hop at Shinkansen (bullet) speed from one big city to another… Read the rest
First off – you need to make sure you have your Cinque Terre Card – Now this is a national park so you do have to purchase a ticket on arrival. It allows unlimited use of the walkways of the park and unlimited use of the train system that links… Read the rest
Be amazed by the Amalfi Coast, where stunning villages are glued onto hillsides that defy gravity. You will too and your legs will forgive you anything for the views! Picturesque towns hover above isolated coves, their narrow streets a-jostle with monasteries, churches and whitewashed homes.
Along ancient paths and mule… Read the rest
If you ever travel by train between Genoa and La Spezia in Italy, it seems like you are in a tunnel nearly all the time. Occasionally you get little splashes of colour, the blue of the Mediterranean and glimpses of old houses, but before you know it you will be… Read the rest
For many people, the culmination of a trip to South America is a visit to Machu Picchu, the famed lost city of the Incas. For some people however the hike along the Inca trail is almost as important as getting to Machu Pichu and we are seeing this on more… Read the rest
Multiple departures April-September.
Larapinta Trail In Comfort Trip highlights
Trek through the ancient landscape of the West MacDonnell Ranges
Summit Mount Sonder for a spectacular sunrise
Hike the main highlights including Ormiston Gorge and Standley Chasm
Gain a deeper understanding of the ancient Indigenous culture and Traditional Owners of the… Read the rest
2-7 Nov & 2-7 Dec 2021, 7-12 Feb & 20-25 March 2022.
$2895 pp Twinshare, $3390 pp Single.
Day 1 Christchurch to Rex Simpson hut
We will collect you from a central city location in Christchurch around 08:00am before we drive south to Fairlie and inland to Lake Tekapo for… Read the rest
An exclusive high country hike through remote and varied landscapes with a rich and fascinating past.
This exclusive five-day walk is a fabulous way to experience the rugged ranges behind Queenstown within the high country property of Ben Lomond Station. The walk extends through a variety of spectacular landscapes from… Read the rest