Destination Review - Libya

Libya is a fascinating country in many ways.  Having been at the crossroads of history for millennia, there are many layers of civilisation to discover – amongst them the Phoenician, Greek, Roman, Turkish and occupying forces prior to, during and just after WWII.

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West Africa Rhythm & Roots Tour

Take a truly memorable musical journey through the fascinating countries of Mali and Burkina Faso, the historical heartland of music and a major influence on Western styles, such as blues and jazz.

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Independent Adventures in India & Nepal

For those looking to travel with just their partner or friends rather than in a small group of travellers, we have added the flexibility of making some of our itineraries available as an Independent Adventure.

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What's New in India?

During our last tour leader training in India, we asked the experts to design their dream Rajasthan experience. The result – our new 15-day Rajasthan Revealed - Tour Leader's Special.

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History and Hot Chocolate on Mt Sinai, Egypt

Tristan Love, our Gecko’s Marketing Coordinator, lived in Egypt for a couple of years and has climbed Mt Sinai a crazy 22 times!  She tells us about the area below:

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Live from the ground - a Machu Picchu update

Astrid Jane, our Assistant Destination Manager for Latin America has recently returned from Peru.  She visited the mudslide affected region of Cusco and its surrounds and also completed the Machu Picchu trek.

The mudslides:

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Highlights of Sri Lanka

Affectionately known as the 'Teardrop Isle', Sri Lanka has just about everything a traveller could want – superb ancient sites, magnificent scenery, amazing wildlife, delicious cuisine, incredibly friendly and welcoming locals and lovely palm-fringed, white sandy beaches. Add to this a history touched by the Portuguese, Dutch and British, and a society with a strong and devout adherence to the Buddhist faith and you will find an island-nation of incredibly rich diversity.

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Our four hottest new destinations

Continuing with the theme of ‘new stuff’ (our website has got a swanky new look,in case you were wondering where the theme comes from), we thought we’d have a run-through some of our favourite destinations that are among the newer ones on our trips.


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New site - new look!

Underneath Moroccan mayhem

You never forget your first whirl around Marrakech's Djemma El Fna. Particularly if your idle wander leads to you being part of a human pyramid.

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