In today's fast-paced world it is essential to slow down and take a break every now and again, but even your well-deserved holiday can end up being rushed and crammed and actually leave you feeling exhausted. That's why we are excited to tell you about this week's escorted tours - relaxed paced walking holidays with the focus on nature, wildlife and cuisine!
You will be in the expert hands of Mike Taverner (pictured), who is an experienced group leader and enthusiastic walker. Mike leads Active Travel groups on adventures in Japan, Malaysia, West Timor, Peru, Ethiopia and India Sikkim, Nagaland and Punjab. Having hosted so many tours over the years, Mike is always well informed of the local conditions and full of enthusiasm for the destinations he leads tours in.
Scroll down to read more about these two fascinating itineraries, in Oman and Malaysia respectively, and simply click on the below button to get in touch with us to book, or if you have ANY questions.
Sarawak, forming Malaysia’s largest state in Borneo, offers an unforgettable travel experience for the adventurous. This relatively unexplored part of the world is becoming a hotspot among tourists craving something different.
This 13 day itinerary has been carefully designed to offer guests the very best of Sarawak with a particular focus on wildlife, natural environment and unique cuisine. It combines comfortable hotel stay in the cities - with accommodation in traditional lodges and longhouses in more remote areas to ensure an authentic experience. The tour has been created for those who are somewhat active and appreciate a cultural immersion into a destination.
Highlights of the Tour:
See some of the worlds most unique animals in their natural environment
Stay in a traditional longhouse & learn the fascinating history of colonial Sarawak
Visit the mighty Rajang River with its “floating grocery stores” and panoramic views
Hike through rainforests and explore UNESCO world heritage sites
Combining breathtaking natural beauty with an expertly maintained cultural heritage, the Sultanate of Oman is one of the least- known, yet most exciting destinations in the Middle East.
Join Mike Taverner on their Cultural Tour Of Oman. The country provides many wonderful opportunities for walking and trekking. Especially the mountains of North Oman with their rugged scenery & calming solitude - where people live much as they have lived for centuries. There are breath-taking views, dramatic canyons & gorges and high altitude plateaus.
Highlights of the Tour:
Spend an evening with an Omani family
Explore traditional souqs
Walk in the mountains, picturesque Wadis, and enjoy great views on a short trek in Muscat
'Feel’ the vast sandy deserts with a visit to Bedouins and camping - with camels