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It's a big world out there, with many wonders to discover. Travel opens the mind and excites the senses in a myriad of different ways. Join a holiday with us to experience new cultures, historic sites, fine food and magnificent architecture, not to mention the company of fellow families.

47 Cultural Discovery Holidays to Choose From

Backwaters of Kerala

A culturally-rich family adventure in South India's beautiful Kerala region. Highlights include elephants, colourful temples, a houseboat stay, cookery course and some beach relaxation.

Destination: India
Prices from: £1,599 per adult, £1,549 per child
  • Duration: 14 days
  • Ideal for ages: 5+
  • Itinerary type: Small group
Departure Guide:
  • Easter
  • Xmas
Excellent for:
  • Cultural Discovery
  • Wildlife & Nature
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Kasbahs & Coast

Experience the very best of Morocco's beauty, culture and friendly people on this trip, which travels from vibrant Marrakech, across the spectacular Atlas Mountains, to the charming fishing port of Essaouira.

Destination: Morocco
Prices from: £599 per adult, £529 per child
  • Duration: 8 days
  • Ideal for ages: 5+
  • Itinerary type: Small group
Departure Guide:
  • Feb
  • Easter
  • May
  • Summer
  • Oct
Excellent for:
  • Activity & Adventure
  • Cultural Discovery
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Rainforest & Reef

Explore the best of Belize on this exciting family adventure. From lush rainforest and impressive Mayan ruins, to snorkelling on the Belize Barrier Reef, there's a choice of activities to suit all the family.

Destination: Belize
Prices from: £1,699 per adult, £1,299 per child
  • Duration: 9 days
  • Ideal for ages: 7+
  • Itinerary type: Small group
Departure Guide:
  • Easter
  • Xmas
Excellent for:
  • Activity & Adventure
  • Cultural Discovery
  • Water Adventure
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Serengeti & Zanzibar Family Safari

Enjoy a family adventure in one of the world's greatest safari destinations, where children will delight in seeing elephants, lions and giraffes in the wild, and gain some valuable cultural experiences.

Destination: Tanzania
Prices from: £3,099 per adult, £2,199 per child
  • Duration: 14 days
  • Ideal for ages: 7+
  • Itinerary type: Small group
Departure Guide:
  • Summer
  • Xmas
Excellent for:
  • Activity & Adventure
  • Cultural Discovery
  • Wildlife & Nature
  • Safari Holidays
Find out more about Serengeti & Zanzibar Family Safari

Adventure in the Andes

A family activity holiday not to be missed! Mountains, llamas, alpacas, colourful markets, deserts, lakes and the iconic Inca Trail to Machu Picchu await the adventurous family.

Destination: Peru
Prices from: £1,669 per adult, £1,569 per child
  • Duration: 10 days
  • Ideal for ages: 11+
  • Itinerary type: Small group
Departure Guide:
  • Easter
  • Summer
Excellent for:
  • Activity & Adventure
  • Cultural Discovery
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Ecuador & Galapagos Explored

Boy taking photograph of iguana in the Galapagos Islands

Visiting three of the Galapagos Islands, this fabulous tailor made family itinerary will inspire young wildlife enthusiasts. Explore one of the world's greatest destinations by kayak, bike and on foot.

Destination: Ecuador & The Galapagos Islands
Prices from: £4,399 per adult, £4,399 per child
  • Duration: 13 days
  • Ideal for ages: 8+
  • Itinerary type: Trip idea
When To Go:
  • Feb
  • Easter
  • May
  • Summer
  • Oct
  • Xmas
Excellent for:
  • Cultural Discovery
  • Wildlife & Nature
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Cuba Libre

Explore caves, experience the thrill of the rainforest canopy from a zip wire, stay in a traditional house and enjoy some family beach time on this excellent Cuban adventure.

Destination: Cuba
Prices from: £1,479 per adult, £1,099 per child
  • Duration: 12 days
  • Ideal for ages: 10+
  • Itinerary type: Small group
Departure Guide:
  • Easter
  • Summer
Excellent for:
  • Activity & Adventure
  • Cultural Discovery
  • Water Adventure
Find out more about Cuba Libre

Garden Route & Cape Town Self-drive

Discover South Africa's stunning Garden Route on this tailor made family adventure, where you can spot elephant, lion, buffalo, rhino and leopard, as well as whales and sharks.

Destination: South Africa
Prices from: £1,899 per adult, £1,799 per child
  • Duration: 11 days
  • Ideal for ages: 5+
  • Itinerary type: Trip idea
When To Go:
  • Feb
  • Easter
  • May
  • Summer
  • Oct
  • Xmas
Excellent for:
  • Cultural Discovery
  • Safari Holidays
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Complete Costa Rica

Experience volcanoes, jungles and tropical beaches on this family holiday, where you'll get to zip-line through the trees in the rainforest, look for wildlife, and swim in the warm waters of the Pacific Ocean.

Destination: Costa Rica
Prices from: £1,999 per adult, £1,199 per child
  • Duration: 13 days
  • Ideal for ages: 5+
  • Itinerary type: Small group
Departure Guide:
  • Easter
  • Summer
Excellent for:
  • Activity & Adventure
  • Cultural Discovery
  • Wildlife & Nature
  • Multi-Activity Holidays
Find out more about Complete Costa Rica

Adventure Malaysia

Towering skyscrapers, lush tropical rainforests, pristine beaches and the classical sights of a bygone era are all encountered on this family holiday, which visits Malaysia’s most popular destinations.

Destination: Malaysia
Prices from: £1,199 per adult, £1,149 per child
  • Duration: 14 days
  • Ideal for ages: 7+
  • Itinerary type: Small group
Departure Guide:
  • Easter
  • Summer
  • Xmas
Excellent for:
  • Activity & Adventure
  • Cultural Discovery
Find out more about Adventure Malaysia

India in Style

Explore the colourful highlights of northern India on this tailor made family adventure, staying in beautiful heritage hotels and enjoying tiger safaris, cultural visits and rickshaw rides along the way.

Destination: India
Prices from: £1,499 per adult, £1,399 per child
  • Duration: 11 days
  • Ideal for ages: 5+
  • Itinerary type: Trip idea
When To Go:
  • Feb
  • Easter
  • May
  • Oct
  • Xmas
Excellent for:
  • Cultural Discovery
  • Wildlife & Nature
Find out more about India in Style

Cretan Discovery

Young explorers can enjoy an active and educational family holiday on the beautiful island of Crete, where they can be an archaeologist, conservationist and shipwreck diver on an unforgettable trip.

Destination: Greece
Prices from: £899 per adult, £849 per child
  • Duration: 8 days
  • Ideal for ages: 8+
  • Itinerary type: Small group
Departure Guide:
  • Summer
Excellent for:
  • Cultural Discovery
  • Multi-Activity Holidays
  • Water Adventure
Find out more about Cretan Discovery

Japan: Ancient & Modern

From the neon lights of Akihabara to Kyoto’s Gion district, learn about Japan’s modern pop-culture as well as ancient traditions on this self-guided family holiday which takes in the highlights of Japan.

Destination: Japan
Prices from: £2,099 per adult, £1,805 per child
  • Duration: 10 days
  • Ideal for ages: 8+
  • Itinerary type: Trip idea
When To Go:
  • Easter
  • May
  • Oct
Excellent for:
  • Cultural Discovery
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Hill Tribes & Elephants

Ladies from Hmong tribe near Chiang Mai dancing

A great trip for families wanting a taste of traditional Thailand to see the temples and markets of Chiang Mai, visit rural country villages, explore jungles, meet elephants and relax on the beach.

Destination: Thailand
Prices from: £1,849 per adult, £1,799 per child
  • Duration: 16 days
  • Ideal for ages: 4+
  • Itinerary type: Small group
Departure Guide:
  • Easter
  • Summer
Excellent for:
  • Cultural Discovery
  • Wildlife & Nature
  • Multi-Activity Holidays
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Malaysia Highlights

Skyline of Kuala Lumpur and Petrona Towers at night

This tailor-made family itinerary to Peninsula Malaysia offers a taster of this beautiful and fascinating country: paradise beaches, lush green tea plantations, dense rainforest and exciting city culture.

Destination: Malaysia
Prices from: £2,699 per adult, £2,299 per child
  • Duration: 15 days
  • Ideal for ages: 10+
  • Itinerary type: Trip idea
When To Go:
  • May
  • Summer
Excellent for:
  • Activity & Adventure
  • Cultural Discovery
  • Wildlife & Nature
Find out more about Malaysia Highlights

Uganda Wildlife Adventure

Group of mountain gorillas walking through Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in Uganda

Visit Uganda’s highlights on this wildlife focussed adventure for active families. Enjoy challenging hikes, game drives and boat safaris in search of Uganda’s most famous residents.

Destination: Uganda
Prices from: £4,599 per adult, £3,999 per child
  • Duration: 14 days
  • Ideal for ages: 12+
  • Itinerary type: Trip idea
When To Go:
  • Feb
  • Summer
  • Xmas
Excellent for:
  • Cultural Discovery
  • Wildlife & Nature
  • Multi-Activity Holidays
Find out more about Uganda Wildlife Adventure

Thailand in Style

Spend time in the jungle on this tailor-made family adventure and stay in an eco-lodge overlooking an elephant sanctuary. Explore Bangkok's hidden gems and chill out on the stunning beaches of Phuket.

Destination: Thailand
Prices from: £2,799 per adult, £2,699 per child
  • Duration: 14 days
  • Ideal for ages: 5+
  • Itinerary type: Trip idea
When To Go:
  • Feb
  • Easter
  • May
  • Xmas
Excellent for:
  • Activity & Adventure
  • Cultural Discovery
  • Wildlife & Nature
Find out more about Thailand in Style

Azores Family Adventure

Cycle and hike around the huge craters and lakes of São Miguel Island, exploring the stunning scenery and fascinating geology of the Azores on an active family adventure.

Destination: Azores
Prices from: £1,699 per adult, £1,649 per child
  • Duration: 8 days
  • Ideal for ages: 8+
  • Itinerary type: Small group
Departure Guide:
  • Summer
Excellent for:
  • Activity & Adventure
  • Cultural Discovery
  • Wildlife & Nature
  • Multi-Activity Holidays
Find out more about Azores Family Adventure

South Africa Family Adventure & Safari

Discover the highlights of South Africa on this family adventure holiday as you visit Cape Town and the Garden Route before spending a few days on safari in Mkuze, Zululand.

Destination: South Africa
Prices from: £2,799 per adult, £2,699 per child
  • Duration: 14 days
  • Ideal for ages: 8+
  • Itinerary type: Trip idea
When To Go:
  • Feb
  • Easter
  • May
  • Summer
  • Oct
Excellent for:
  • Activity & Adventure
  • Cultural Discovery
  • Wildlife & Nature
  • Multi-Activity Holidays
  • Safari Holidays
Find out more about South Africa Family Adventure & Safari

Pharaohs & Pyramids

Young boy standing in front of the Sphinx and Pyramid of Giza in Egypt

Discover a land of ancient history, iconic monuments and fascinating culture on this action-packed family tour. See the Pyramids, sail on a felucca and snorkel in the Red Sea.

Destination: Egypt
Prices from: £1,399 per adult, £1,349 per child
  • Duration: 9 days
  • Ideal for ages: 6+
  • Itinerary type: Small group
Departure Guide:
  • Oct
Excellent for:
  • Cultural Discovery
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Argentina Family Adventure

Young boy trekking on glacier in Patagonia, Argentina

Encounter spectacular glaciers, thundering waterfalls, vast deserts and dense jungle. Canoe, raft, zipline and cycle as you discover the highlights of Argentina on this 2-week family adventure.

Destination: Argentina
Prices from: £3,249 per adult, £3,199 per child
  • Duration: 14 days
  • Ideal for ages: 8+
  • Itinerary type: Trip idea
Excellent for:
  • Activity & Adventure
  • Cultural Discovery
  • Wildlife & Nature
  • Multi-Activity Holidays
Find out more about Argentina Family Adventure

Argentina Wildlife Adventure

Colourful parrot with Iguazu Falls in the background, Argentina

With abundant wildlife, impressive landscapes and vibrant cities, this family holiday takes you to some of Argentina’s highlights. See capybara and caiman in the wetlands and go whale watching.

Destination: Argentina
Prices from: £3,399 per adult, £3,299 per child
  • Duration: 14 days
  • Ideal for ages: 8+
  • Itinerary type: Trip idea
Excellent for:
  • Activity & Adventure
  • Cultural Discovery
  • Wildlife & Nature
  • Multi-Activity Holidays
Find out more about Argentina Wildlife Adventure

Norway Winter Fjords

Young girl digging a snow cave during a skiing trip in Norway

Discover a winter wonderland in the fjords of Norway. Explore the landscape that inspired the movie Frozen, with turquoise fjords and snow-covered mountains dotted with tiny villages.

Destination: Norway
Prices from: £1,699 per adult, £1,649 per child
  • Duration: 7 days
  • Ideal for ages: 7+
  • Itinerary type: Trip idea
When To Go:
  • Feb
  • Easter
  • Xmas
Excellent for:
  • Activity & Adventure
  • Cultural Discovery
  • Winter Fun
Find out more about Norway Winter Fjords