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Escorted Tour

Explore the beautiful island of Sri Lanka

In association with THG Holidays

13 days days, from £1,499

In association with THG Holidays

Next departure Oct 18 2019

On this 12-night tour you’ll visit Unesco world heritage sites, Buddhist temples and a tea plantation, go on an elephant safari and relax on the southern coast

Next departure Oct 18 2019
Tailor-made itinerary

Explore America’s Grand Canyon

In association with Abercrombie & Kent

8 days days, from £4,680

In association with Abercrombie & Kent

Next departure Oct 18 2019

Enjoy the freedom of a self-drive holiday through the incredible sights of Arizona and Utah and enjoy an exclusive hike in the Grand Canyon on this spectacular eight-day tailor-made holiday

Next departure Oct 18 2019
Escorted Tour

Discover the unspoilt Scilly Isles

In association with Brightwater Holidays

3 nights days, from £995

In association with Brightwater Holidays

Next departure Oct 18 2019

Unwind and get away from it all on a trip to one of the wonderful Scilly Isles, including a visit to the beautiful Abbey Gardens

Next departure Oct 18 2019
Tailor-made itinerary

The ultimate tour of New Zealand

In association with Discover the World

20 days days, from £4,313

In association with Discover the World

Next departure Oct 18 2019

Explore New Zealand on this epic eco-friendly self-drive adventure – with a low-emission rental vehicle and stylish-yet-sustainable hotels and lodges

Next departure Oct 18 2019
Cruise

Sail the Deep South

In association with Cruise Direction

14 days days, from £4,399

In association with Cruise Direction

Next departure Oct 18 2019

Sample Southern hospitality and soulful music as you journey along the Lower Mississippi Rivier on the new American Duchess paddlewheeler.

Next departure Oct 18 2019
Tailor-made itinerary

See Iceland’s stunning scenery on a self-drive adventure

In association with Discover the World

5 days days, from £784

In association with Discover the World

Next departure Oct 18 2019

Make the most of this five-day self-drive itinerary and explore the country’s otherworldly sights and epic landscapes around the famous Golden Circle.

Next departure Oct 18 2019
Escorted Tour

Experience the wonders of Japan

In association with InsideJapan

13 days, from £4,975

In association with InsideJapan

Next departure Oct 19 2019

Upcoming departures Nov 9 2019, Mar 14 2020, Mar 21 2020

This all-inclusive small group tour will introduce you to Japan’s highlights such as Tokyo and Kyoto, as well as fascinating lesser known sights and unique experiences.

Next departure Oct 19 2019
Upcoming departures Nov 9 2019, Mar 14 2020, Mar 21 2020
Cruise

Sail the stunning coast of Croatia from Dubrovnik

In association with Intrepid Travel

8 days, from £1,900

In association with Intrepid Travel

Next departure Oct 19 2019

Upcoming departures Oct 19 2019

Times subscribers save up to £500 per couple relaxing and unwinding in style on one of these exclusive small ship cruise itineraries along the scenic Croatian coastline

Next departure Oct 19 2019
Upcoming departures Oct 19 2019
Villa Holidays

Italy cooking holiday: A taste of Tuscany

In association with Flavours Holidays

4 days, from £999

In association with Flavours Holidays

Next departure Oct 19 2019

Upcoming departures Mar 27 2020

Tuscany has long been a favourite destination for food-lovers, but this exclusive four-day holiday adds something special: the chance to learn how to cook like an Italian with hand-picked local chefs.

Next departure Oct 19 2019
Upcoming departures Mar 27 2020
Escorted Tour

Uzbekistan and the secrets of the Silk Road

In association with Wild Frontiers

11 days, from £1,995

In association with Wild Frontiers

Next departure Oct 19 2019

Upcoming departures Jun 13 2020, Jun 13 2020, Jun 20 2020

Times subscribers can save over £300 per couple* on this exclusive 11-day Uzbekistan tour, seeing the highlights of the fabled Great Silk Road trading route

Next departure Oct 19 2019
Upcoming departures Jun 13 2020, Jun 13 2020, Jun 20 2020
Cruise

Sail Malta, Sardinia and the Balearics on Star Flyer

In association with Prestige Holidays

12 days, from £2,749

In association with Prestige Holidays

Next departure Oct 20 2019

Spend two nights in Malta before setting sail on the four-mast Star Flyer to Spain around the stunning islands of Sardinia, Menorca, Mallorca and Ibiza

Next departure Oct 20 2019
River Cruise

Ganges river cruise

In association with Steppes Travel

12 days, from £4,250

In association with Steppes Travel

Next departure Oct 21 2019

Upcoming departures Nov 18 2019, Dec 9 2019, Dec 23 2019

This fascinating 12-day luxury tour includes colonial Kolkata, historic Murshidabad and an unforgettable cruise along India’s most spiritual river

Next departure Oct 21 2019
Upcoming departures Nov 18 2019, Dec 9 2019, Dec 23 2019
Villa Holidays

Italy cooking holiday: A taste of Sicily

In association with Flavours Holidays

4 days days, from £999

In association with Flavours Holidays

Next departure Oct 26 2019

Upcoming departures Nov 9 2019, Mar 7 2020, Mar 21 2020

Enjoy a four-day holiday on the magical island of Sicily learning how to master the art of Italian cooking.

Next departure Oct 26 2019
Upcoming departures Nov 9 2019, Mar 7 2020, Mar 21 2020
Escorted Tour

Kerala and the best of southern India

In association with Wild Frontiers

13 days, from £2,865

In association with Wild Frontiers

Next departure Oct 27 2019

Explore off the beaten track on this superb itinerary featuring southern India’s magnificent temples, handicrafts and cities

Next departure Oct 27 2019
Tailor-made itinerary

See Singapore and relax on the beautiful island of Bali in two luxury hotels

In association with THG Holidays

13 nights days, from £1,999

In association with THG Holidays

Next departure Nov 1 2019

On this wonderful tailor-made tour you’ll spend three-nights in Singapore before unwinding for ten-nights in two luxury Indonesian hotels, one in Bali’s interior and the other on one of its iconic paradise beaches.

Next departure Nov 1 2019
Escorted Tour

Take a travel-writing course in Andalusia with Chris Haslam

In association with Holiday Direction

5 days, from £1,029

In association with Holiday Direction

Next departure Nov 1 2019

This course is now sold out - if you would like to be added to the wait list please call the number listed on the page. Join The Sunday Times’ Chief Travel Writer Chris Haslam on a travel writing course in Andalucía.

Next departure Nov 1 2019
Escorted Tour

Seek the Northern Lights in autumn

In association with The Aurora Zone

3 nights days, from £1,095

In association with The Aurora Zone

Next departure Nov 1 2019

The aurora borealis are truly spectacular during the milder autumn months. Experience them for yourself on this fantastic trip to Finnish Lapland.

Next departure Nov 1 2019
Cruise

Northern Lights, Niagara and New York

In association with Cruise Direction

16 days, from £2,499

In association with Cruise Direction

Next departure Nov 2 2019

Upcoming departures Nov 30 2019

This epic 16-day holiday includes the natural wonders of Iceland including the Northern Lights, Niagara Falls and New York plus a once-in-a-lifetime transatlantic voyage on Cunard’s iconic Queen Mary 2

Next departure Nov 2 2019
Upcoming departures Nov 30 2019
Cruise

Ride the classic Venice Simplon-Orient-Express and sail the Mediterranean

In association with Cruise Direction

15 days, from £3,999

In association with Cruise Direction

Next departure Nov 3 2019

Combine a romantic overnight journey from London to Venice on this iconic train with a four-day city break plus included excursions and a 10-night luxury Mediterranean cruise.

Next departure Nov 3 2019
Escorted Tour

Hidden Italy: Padova, Vicenza & Mantova

In association with Riviera Travel

6 days days, from £599

In association with Riviera Travel

Next departure Nov 5 2019

Explore the Veneto region of Italy on this 6-day tour of Padova, Vicenza and Mantova

Next departure Nov 5 2019
Cruise

Literature Festival at Sea on Queen Mary 2

In association with Cunard

10 days days, from £1,878

In association with Cunard

Next departure Nov 7 2019

Let your imagination set sail with a voyage that brings together The Times and The Sunday Times partnership with the Cheltenham Literature Festival and ocean cruising

Next departure Nov 7 2019
Cruise

The ultimate luxury Caribbean cruise with Silversea from San Juan

In association with Silversea Cruises

14 days, from £4,700

In association with Silversea Cruises

Next departure Nov 10 2019

Sail the Caribbean from San Juan Puerto Rico to Florida's Key West, enjoying visits to St Barths, Guadeloupe, and Spanish Town in the British Virgin Islands. Plus, save up to £704 per couple* in our exclusive flash sale

Next departure Nov 10 2019
Escorted Tour

Jordan & Petra

In association with Riviera Travel

7 days days, from £1,399

In association with Riviera Travel

Next departure Nov 20 2019

Hear the silence of the desert: these are the wilds of Jordan, gateway to the Holy Land

Next departure Nov 20 2019
Escorted Tour

Northern Lights flight: see the magical aurora from a plane

In association with Omega Breaks

1 day, from £299

In association with Omega Breaks

Next departure Nov 24 2019

Seek out the beguiling aurora borealis over the Arctic Circle on this unique and fascinating round-trip flight, complete with a delicious three-course dinner and expert presentations before take-off

Next departure Nov 24 2019

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