Abercrombie & Kent have a new portfolio of Hosted Journeys. This series of expert-led small group journeys are backed up by an A&K office staffed by exceptionally well-travelled experts. The journeys are creatively designed with educational elements that broaden the mind and foster an in-depth knowledge of the destinations, their people, wildlife and culture. Group sizes are no more than 24 and each itinerary is guaranteed to depart. Your expert tour hosts are entertaining and charismatic travelling companions with strong connections to the destination or expertise relevant to the journey focus. 2016 Destinations include Iran, Peru and Argentina, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan, Australia, and Papua New Guinea.
Iran: A Journey through Persia
This small group journey reveals a vast and fascinating country with a 5000-year-old history and World Heritage sites on top. Be dazzled by the ancient cities near Ahwaz, amazed by the architectural delights of Isfahan, the ancient ruins of Persepolis and the mesmerising gardens and bazaars of Shiraz. This journey plots a course through Iran’s unique heritage; guests observe the country today, its glorious past and enjoy local hospitality.
Ancient Trade Routes of Central Asia
The mountains and deserts of Central Asia are the backdrop for this extraordinary adventure with your host to the heart of the ancient Silk Road. This is one of the world’s most remote and untouched areas and during the Middle Ages was the epicentre of a powerful empire. On this journey guests explore Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan, two countries steeped in antiquity visiting some of the oldest cities in the world such as the legendary Samarkand, Bukhara and Khiva.
Sri Lanka – A Culinary & Cultural Journey
Explore the idyllic island nation of Sri Lanka in the company of renowned cook and self-proclaimed gastronaut, Geoff Jansz. Blessed with a wonderful tropical climate and a go slow attitude, Sri Lanka is one of the most alluring destinations in the world and home to an extraordinary culinary heritage. With Geoff as the host and teacher, guests will see ancient sites and modern day attractions, be part of unique cultural experiences and enjoy some specially tailored culinary experiences along the way.