Our Essentials Range
A group tour experience for keen backpackers
Our Essentials range is the perfect choice for those travelling on a shoestring. From overland camping safaris in Africa to off the beaten track adventures in South America and Central Asia, we bring you the best experiences the world has to offer – and at great value prices. As well as guided sightseeing of the star attractions, there’s plenty of free time to explore independently or enjoy optional excursions. Accompanied by passionate tour leaders and like-minded travellers, you’re in for the trip of a lifetime with our Essentials range.
Upcoming Essentials Tours
|Falls to Cape - 22 days||Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe||14 Dec 2019||USD $1,395|||
|Northern Morocco Explorer - 7 Days||Marrakech/Casablanca, Morocco||21 Dec 2019||USD $1,045|||
|Brazil & Argentina Adventure - 19 Days||Buenos Aires, Argentina||08 Jan 2020||USD $1,455|||
|Essential China Adventure - 18 Days||Shanghai , China||09 Mar 2020||USD $1,775|||
|Epic Japan Adventure - 19 Days||Tokyo, Japan||29 Jun 2020||USD $4,175|||
Why Choose Our Essentials Range?
With over 20 years’ experience running group tours across the world, we know how to put together the perfect holiday. If you’re considering a tour in our Essentials range, here’s a few reasons why it might suit you.
Many tours in our Essentials range include a local payment and this pricing system helps keep the costs of your trip down. Your money is also instantly put back into the local economy and supports the people you'll interact with.
While our Essentials tours offer guided sightseeing of the key highlights in each destination, there’s plenty of free time to explore at your own pace too. We also offer a variety of optional activities that you are able to pay for locally.
With an average group size of 24, our Essentials tours create a social and fun travel experience. Over half of the travellers on our Essentials tours are aged 21-40, so you’ll likely be travelling with people of a similar age.
From cycling through the landscapes of Yangshou in China to floating on the Dead Sea in Jordan, our Essentials tours are packed with authentic experiences. So you'll be returning home with some incredible memories.
Your group will be led by passionate tour leaders that are incredibly knowledgeable about each of the destinations you are travelling. They'll ensure that the trip runs smoothly and be able to provide you with support if needed.
Depending on the destination, you’ll be travelling by private and public transport on our Essentials tours. Think beyond buses to traditional feluccas in Egypt, junk boat cruises in Vietnam and the famous bullet train in Japan.
Accommodation is a big part of our Essentials tours, ranging from camping to surprise 4* accommodation. Traditional ryokans in Japan, desert camps in Jordan and sailboats in Croatia are just some examples of what we have to offer.
On our Essentials itineraries we include only a few meals, allowing you the freedom to choose exactly where you eat and how you spend your evenings. There’s also the bonus of helping you stay in control your spending (as well as try some tasty street food).