Renowned adventure tour operator G-Adventures continues to set the standard for the adventure travel industry. Announcements at their World Tourism Celebration included a mention of Limited Edition Tours, adventure holidays so unique that they only run a few departures each year.
Here is a selection of the most intriguing Limited Edition Tours by G-Adventures.
This 8-day trip takes you to Belgium home of the classic Trappist beer, one of the world's finest brews. We pay visits to six breweries, all located in monasteries, discover Brussels and Bruges, and feast on frites, mussels, waffles, and chocolate. This is not a tour for weight-watchers!
In one week do three bucket list items: celebrate at Inti Raymi, the largest Peruvian festival, hike old Inca trails along the Lares route and visit the famous citadel at Machu Picchu.
Discover all that Tibet has to offer - Lhasa, Everest, Buddhist monasteries and cultural treasures on this journey into Tibet. Then join pilgrims on a rigurous trek around Mount Kailash, Asia's most sacred mountain, and join them at the incredible Saga Dawa Festival.
This ten day trip captures the culture, history and nature of Mexico. Explore colonial towns national parks and beautiful countryside, culminating in the reserves where they spend the winter.
Winter is a great time to be in Italy - the crowds of summer are gone and temperatures are down. Explore Rome and Florence and experience the famous Venice Carnival in this city of canals, islands, bridges and basilicas.
Halloween in the homeland of Dracula? Bring it on! Romania is one of Europe's least explored countries, despite it stunning Gothic architecture, expansive forests, and wonderful people. Join in for a costume party in an authentic castle when the clock strikes midnight on the eve of All Saints. Think you’re not afraid of the dark? Think again.
The week leading up to Easter is a time for celebration in much of Central America. In Antigua, Guatemala, you will witness cobblestone streets covered in beautiful works of art made from flower petals. Visit the bustling market at Chichicastenango and Mayan villagers amidst the volcanic scenery of Lake Atitlán.
The lives of ancestors are celebrated in in Oaxaca with street dances and painted faces and maybe a margarita or two. Combine it with incredible ruins, picturesque landscapes, and delicious cuisine, and you have a trip that is hard to beat.
A 13-day tour for people who want to discover authentic local culture. Join in for the largest concert festival in Jamaica, the lively Reggae Sumfest. Then explore the entire island, including a Rastafarian indigenous village, Rick's Café, the beaches at Negril and of course the Bob Marley Museum.
Staying in party-mode in the Caribbean, we conjure up images of brightly-coloured masks and costumes, loud Caribbean music, thousands of dancing people, and rum aplenty. This is Kanaval in Haiti! After joining in in the festivities visit the Bassin-Bleu waterfall, the Citadelle Laferrière fortress, and you even get to meet a Vodou priest. All that along with incredible cuisine and culture!
Mardi Gras in New Orleans is arguably one of the most colourful festivals in the world. Now picture six days in The Big Easy, watching the parade, discovering the French Quarter, the thrilling sounds and sights of Bourbon Street, coffee and beignets at Café du Monde, and time in some of America's most beautiful neighbourhoods. What's keeping you home?