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History & culture holidays

Explore the world's great civilisations

Tailor-made history & culture holidays

Introduction

From the Pyramids to the Parthenon, the Silk and Spice Routes to the Suez Canal, local history and culture add a rich flavour to any travel experience. Whether you want to explore the great opera houses of Sydney and Beijing, or the Palaeolithic cave paintings of France and Spain, our history and culture specialists can help you find your ideal holiday.

Venture deep into Mayan Mexico, mountainous Machu Picchu, the Mekong, the Maharaja palaces of India, Imperial Russia and China, or any other destination that piques your curiosity. Wherever you choose to travel, our history and culture specialists will keep you enthralled and entertained.

Our unrivalled local knowledge and fabulous contacts on the ground deliver tailor-made themed excursions and multi-centre tours and cruises. Or if you prefer, we’ll advise you on the best local tours and destinations, and send you on a highly personalised self-drive or walking tour.


 

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Our top itineraries for History & culture holidays

Rio de Janeiro

Luxury Argentina & Brazil

13-day tailor-made journey from £4,775 pp incl. flights

Discover the highlights of Argentina and Brazil in style, visiting the likes of the Iguazu Falls and Corcovado mountain and staying in some of South America's most luxurious hotels.

Krabi

Cultural Highlights of Thailand & Krabi Beach Break

17-day tailor-made journey from £2,985 pp incl. flights

Special
offer

Free night offer – Save up to £110pp
Book by: 30 April 2020

From cultural highlights and historic sites to the sheer indulgence of one of Krabi's finest resorts, this is an incredible introduction to the best of Thailand.

Aerial view of Bordeaux vineyard in France on the River Garonne

No-fly Bordeaux: Garonne River Cruise

8-day no-fly cruise

Explore Bordeaux and its picturesque surrounds on an all-inclusive scenic river cruise, enjoying the likes of bicycle tours among the vineyards and visits to local farmers markets.

Avignon Bridge with Popes Palace in Provence, France

No-fly Paris, Lyon and Provence with Tauck

10-day no-fly cruise from £3,820 pp

Pair a luxury stay in Paris and an indulgent Rhône River cruise with gourmet dining, drinks and included touring. Bookended by convenient rail connections, there's no need to fly.

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Top offers for History & culture holidays

Krabi

Cultural Highlights of Thailand & Krabi Beach Break

17-day tailor-made journey from £2,985 pp incl. flights

Special
offer

Free night offer – Save up to £110pp
Book by: 30 April 2020

From cultural highlights and historic sites to the sheer indulgence of one of Krabi's finest resorts, this is an incredible introduction to the best of Thailand.

Flamingos, Walvis Bay, Namibia

Wondrous Wildlife on Nautica

17-day cruise from £3,745 pp incl. flights

Exclusive
cruise offer

Exclusive offer. Special fares, pre-paid gratuities & more
Book by: 30 April 2020

Let the exuberant wilderness of Africa take center stage on this visit to breathtaking ports dotting the southern half of the continent, ideal staging points for a wide array of safaris across beautifully maintained natural reserves.

Singapore

Singapore in Style

7-day city and beach break from £1,920 pp incl. flights

Special
offer

Free night offer – Save up to £240pp
Book by: 30 June 2020

If you’re looking for a luxury short break to Singapore, look no further. This curated itinerary will see you stay in two of its finest hotels, pairing city exploration with golden island beaches.

Killer whale, Vancouver Island, Canada

Luxury on the Frontier on Regent Seven Seas

11-day cruise from £5,625 pp incl. flights

Exclusive
cruise offer

Exclusive - Receive $300 Spa or shipboard credit per suite

Take advantage of special fares and on board credit for you to use in the spa, gift shop or that special vintage bottle of wine.

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Why book with Wexas Travel?

At Wexas, we specialise in bespoke travel experiences. Our itineraries are just samples of what we can arrange, and can be changed depending on your precise needs, finances and ideas by our experienced destination specialists.

Contact one of our consultants on 020 7590 0610 to discuss how we can tailor your holiday.

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Every step of the way

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