• The stunning natural beauty of Croatia's landscapes- both the coast and the interior will astound you!

    The stunning natural beauty of Croatia's landscapes- both the coast and the interior will astound you!

  • Preparations for horse races, Lo Manthang, Upper Mustang, Nepal: The Yarlung Festival in August celebrates the harvest and involves, amongst other things, horse racing and drinking – which can be a perilous combination.

    Preparations for horse races, Lo Manthang, Upper Mustang, Nepal: The Yarlung Festival in August celebrates the harvest and involves, amongst other things, horse racing and drinking – which can be a perilous combination.

  • Lo Manthang, Upper Mustang, Nepal: An ATS traveller absorbs the scene and relaxed monks catch some late afternoon sun – looking across to Tibet where, unlike Mustang, the Buddhist monasteries have suffered decades of repression.

    Lo Manthang, Upper Mustang, Nepal: An ATS traveller absorbs the scene and relaxed monks catch some late afternoon sun – looking across to Tibet where, unlike Mustang, the Buddhist monasteries have suffered decades of repression.

  • The Forum, Rome: There are some key viewpoints that really open up a sense of how ancient Rome must have looked. Squint and you can time travel! And, of course, ATS will take you to this very spot!

    The Forum, Rome: There are some key viewpoints that really open up a sense of how ancient Rome must have looked. Squint and you can time travel! And, of course, ATS will take you to this very spot!

  •  Shechen Ghompa, Boudhanath, Kathmandu, Nepal: Monks spill out into the courtyard after evening prayers. Tibetans are tolerated in Nepal, but they are coming under increasing pressure because China is leaning on the Nepal Government.

    Shechen Ghompa, Boudhanath, Kathmandu, Nepal: Monks spill out into the courtyard after evening prayers. Tibetans are tolerated in Nepal, but they are coming under increasing pressure because China is leaning on the Nepal Government.

  • The spectacular Punakha Dzong in central Bhutan. Dzongs are a unique Bhutanese creation combining a formidable fortress with a palace, administrative quarters, a temple and a monastery. Pretty much everything a feudal lord could want...

    The spectacular Punakha Dzong in central Bhutan. Dzongs are a unique Bhutanese creation combining a formidable fortress with a palace, administrative quarters, a temple and a monastery. Pretty much everything a feudal lord could want...

  • Beautiful Bhutanese architecture in the Punakha Valley - as neat, prosperous and well-organised as a Swiss valley - only this one's in the Himalaya!

    Beautiful Bhutanese architecture in the Punakha Valley - as neat, prosperous and well-organised as a Swiss valley - only this one's in the Himalaya!

  • Antipasto to die for. Sicilia

    Antipasto to die for. Sicilia

  • Traditional carts, Piedimonte Etneo, Sicily

    Traditional carts, Piedimonte Etneo, Sicily

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Feature Trips

Paddling Palawan Paddling Palawan
Days:8
Luxury:budget / luxury / top-end
Type of Tour:Expert Leader / Special Interest Tours
Experience: Ocean Paddling & Kayaking
Challenge: Medium
Cost: from AUD$3790
Bhutan Adventure Bhutan Adventure
Days:13
Luxury: Comfortable / Trek / Camp
Type of Tour:Small Group Guided Tour
Experience: Car Touring / Trek / Raft
Challenge: Medium
Cost: from AUD$6399
Italia with Nicola - Textile & Design Tours in Italy Italia with Nicola - Textile & Design Tours in Italy
Days:12
Luxury:very comfortable
Type of Tour:Expert Leader / Special Interest Tours
Experience: Textiles
Challenge: Easy
Cost: $8490
Great Ocean Road & 12 Apostles Great Ocean Road & 12 Apostles
Days:2
Luxury:**** Four Star
Type of Tour:Small Group Guided Tour
Experience: Car Touring / Nature
Challenge: Easy
Cost: From $747
Mustang & Tibetans Mustang & Tibetans
Days:21
Luxury: Pony / Trek / Camp
Type of Tour:Small Group Guided Tour
Experience: Pony Trek
Challenge: Medium
Cost: from $7000
Italia with Lucrezia - History, Food & Wine Italia with Lucrezia - History, Food & Wine
Days:16
Luxury:**** four star
Type of Tour:Small Group Guided Tour
Experience: Car Touring / Culture
Challenge: Medium
Cost: on request
Bhutan Introduction Bhutan Introduction
Days:9 days
Luxury:comfortable / luxury
Type of Tour:Private Guided Tour
Experience: Car Touring / Walks / Culture / Nature
Challenge: Easy
Cost: from AUD$3999
Jhomolhari Base Camp Trek Jhomolhari Base Camp Trek
Days:12
Luxury:comfortable / luxury
Type of Tour:trek
Experience: trek
Challenge: moderate / difficult
Cost: from AUD$5299
Hike, Bike & Eat in Croatia Hike, Bike & Eat in Croatia
Days:10
Luxury:Medium to high
Type of Tour:Private Guided Tour
Experience: Hike, Bike, gourmet food & wine
Challenge: Easy to moderate
Cost: from $6299 per person

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