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A Guide to Family Travel: When & Where?

The festive season – all about turkey and trimmings. But why not make a new tradition and head away this year? Head to winter wonderland – no not the Hyde Park edition – get out into nature with a trip to snowy Slovakia. Or search for the sun in Costa Rica.

Where to go in February half term

February is a great time to visit Finland. With our Ice-Pop adventure you’ll be snow-mobiling, ice-fishing and feeding Reindeers! Morocco’s Kasbah & Coasts itinerary is fab for a midterm getaway! Explore kasbahs and bazaars, see remote villages and see the spectacular Ait Benhaddou kasbah made famous in the film Gladiator. Can you go for longer than a week? Head to Thailand on our Rainforests & Islands trip!

Where to go during the Easter holidays

Easter holidays are a perfect time to get away before the summer rush. Egypt is perfect for a family adventure holiday. Head on our Feluccas and Pyramids trip to see the incredible Valley of the Kings, the mighty Pyramids and sail along the Nile. Spot dolphins on our trip to Oman - our Dolphins & Dunes trip sees you exploring canyons and snorkelling in warm waters. Go further afield and take a trip to Peru to the Adventures in the Andes. Visit Paddington Bear’s homeland – deepest, darkest and magical Machu Picchu, meet an alpaca and ride a train through the Andes Mountains.

Where to go in May half term

Croatia River Adventure and Coastal Croatia are perfect trips to see Croatia in May. Think swimming, snorkelling, kayaking, walking, cycling and rowing! What more could you want? Explore Vesuvius & Pompeii in Italy; see the island of Capri, learn how to make pasta and experience rural Italian life. Walk in the High Atlas Mountains, see fire-eaters and sword-swallowers and mingle with a Berber tribe.

Where to go in the Summer holidays

Finally, the freedom of the summer holidays. The world is your oyster when it comes to where to travel, but here are a few ideas. Head on an activity week in Turkey – kayaking, snorkelling, gorge walking and more! Hanoi to Saigon – a trip in Vietnam to see Halong Bay (think James Bond!), tour the Mekong Delta and ride in a Dragon Boat. A trip of a lifetime; Botswana Family Adventure. Learn survival skills, go on an African safari and feel the spray from the mighty Victoria Falls. Cuba Libre! is a fantastic trip to soak up the Cuban spirit, see classic American cars, zip-wire through Las Terrazes and discover colourful Trinidad.

Where to go in October half term

October is a great time to visit the camels in Jordan. Head on our Crusaders & Camels trip to explore the desert, visit castles and sleep under the stars in Wadi Rum. If you don’t have to stick to a week long trip – why not head to India? Choose between Taj and Tigers or Backwaters of Kerala.

Inspired? Let us take you there…

If you’d like to speak to one of the team about when and where to travel, please call us on 01962 302062.