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Culture and nature go hand in hand in Sri Lanka

In Sri Lanka

From the shores to the cooler hill country, take a few moments to enjoy this land as you would a fine cup of tea

An island nation of the size of Benelux, this amazing country offers multiple experiential layers to the visitor: a culture rich and diverse in religion, ways of life and expression in art and food all blending together with the traces of past colonisations, there are national parks filled with a myriad of species including leopard and the iconic Asian Elephant and mountains draped with tea gardens and treaded with trails and ringed by golden beaches.
Depending on itinerary choice

A colourful road trip in New England

In New England

In autumn, travel along wonderful little roads and witness an explosion of colours

In the autumn in New England, nature sets itself on fire, the leaves turn orange and red, and the spectacle becomes magical. Make sure to keep an eye on the road as your attention is captured by each tree, grove, or hill. And when the red finally fades, it is to make way for the deep blue of the Atlantic Ocean and its beautiful coast. This hilly region of the United States, away from the hustle and bustle of city life, is ideal for a slow and contemplative road trip.
Depending on itinerary choice

Ecuador, a concentrate of South America!

In Ecuador

Alternate altitudes and admire multiple, highly contrasted natural wonders

Ecuador does of course have a pre-Columbian history worthy of interest, as well as colonial cities with undeniable charm, such as Quito or Cuenca, but it has other unsuspected treasures. Imagine that in a few hundred kilometres you can pass from the Amazonian forest to the Pacific coast at the foot of the mythical Cotopaxi volcano and its almost 6,000 metres high! And we haven’t talked about the Galapagos Islands yet… Did you say treasures?
Depending on itinerary choice

The Spectacular Light of the Azores as an Introduction to Watercolour Painting

In the Azores

Draw your travel diary!

The most beautiful colour combination? The island of Pico in the Azores and watercolour. A magnificent island, whales in the distance, paths that invite you to wander, to contemplate and using paper and brushes, this trip is the result of a collaboration between Atelier du Baobab and our agency. During this 9-day stay in the Azores, accompanied by Éliane Monnier, you have the opportunity to learn and develop your watercolour technique and create your own travel diary, inspired by the beauty and enchanting atmospheres of this island. Beginners and advanced are welcome!
From CHF 1,805.–

Mysterious El Hierro, in the Canaries

In El Hierro

Isolate yourself on this timeless piece of volcanic land, ahead of its time thanks to its eco-responsible philosophy

When you think of the Canary Islands, the first impression that comes to mind is probably that of a seaside holiday and winter mass tourism. This is the case in some islands however others offer very beautiful landscapes and ways of life. Like El Hierro, for example – a mixture of rurality and modern technology gives this island a very special character. We discovered a passionate guide who makes the best of your stay combining guided hikes and visits. In following his footsteps, El Hierro will reveal all its mysteries to you.
From € 1’215.–

Nature and history meet on the coast of Croatia

In Croatia

Jump from island to island along the coast and discover these small islands of wonderful nature and history

Whether you prefer the mountain to the sea, or vice versa, or like both, Croatia has a lot to offer: explore its magnificent National Parks or take a walk along the rivers, cruise from island to island from Pula to Dubrovnik (over a thousand islands!), from one cultural wonder to another, from one century to another, from one landscape to another, and from one piece of history to another. Whether you are looking for active travel, relaxation or cultural visits, Croatia has it for you.
Depending on itinerary choice

Myanmar – The Golden Land of Gold-Hearted People

In Myanmar

Discover the rapidly evolving cultural and ethnic wealth of the country

A fascinating journey that bring you from the bustling Yangon to the majestic temples of Bagan; from the ethnic groups of the northeast to those of Inle Lake and its famous festival; then onto the religious and ancient capital of Mandalay, proudly set on the banks of the mythical Irrawaddy River.

Due to political reasons in Burma we are not able to propose trips for the moment.
From CHF 2,470.–

Sublime landscapes and haunting flavours of Vietnam

In Vietnam

Let your senses guide you

Vietnam has much to offer; a trip to this country has many magical facets. Stroll through the rice fields of the north, meditate on the shores of Hạ Long Bay or cruise on its waters, marvel at the imperial city of Huế, drift along the Mekong, take a cooking class… or seclude yourself on an heavenly island. Vietnam is a country to be savoured and enjoyed without end.
Depending on itinerary choice

Walks, Talks & Whales

In the Azores

Observe, explore, taste... learn!

Are you a fan of watching marine mammals but not to the point of allowing your hiking boots to become bored at home? Would you like to learn more about the life of the Azores, their habits and customs, their approach to life, being isolated in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean? This trip combining wildlife observation on the water and hiking on the beautiful island of Pico is made for you.
From € 449.–