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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 £3,095 pp incl. flights

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.

A group of people enjoy riding a camel walking on a sand dune in Hunder, Ladakh, India

Ladakh: The Himalayan Kingdom

12-day tailor-made holiday from £2,835 pp incl. flights

Journey north from Delhi and experience the breathtaking splendour of the Himalayas. From the sand dunes of Hunder to the world's highest motorable road in Nubra Valley, this is a place of excitement and wonder.

GEO Sea baths Húsavík, Arctic Coast Way

Iceland's Arctic Coast Way

9-day tailor-made self-drive from £1,495 pp incl. flights

Beautiful, stark and wild, Iceland's Arctic Coast Way is a hidden gem that winds 900km along the north of the country from west to east and was one of Lonely Planet's top 10 destinations for 2019.

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Top offers for History & culture holidays

Pyramids of Giza

Cairo, Nile Cruise and the Red Sea

10-day stay & river cruise from £2,820 pp incl. flights

Special
cruise offer

Tailor-made stay & river cruise offer
Book by: 31 July 2020

Indulge in the very best of Egypt with Ritz-Carlton and Oberoi, combining a luxury Nile river cruise with 5-star stays in Cairo and on the Red Sea coast at Sahl Hasheesh

Oberoi Zahra

Cairo and Oberoi Zahra

10-day stay & cruise from £3,230 pp incl. flights

Special
cruise offer

Tailor-made stay & cruise fares
Book by: 31 July 2020

Explore the Great Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx & the Egyptian Museum before sailing on the Nile on the 5-star Oberoi Zahra

Edinburgh Castle

No-fly Emerald Isles from Southampton

11-day no-fly cruise from £2,209 pp

Special
cruise offer

Free excursions, beverage package and onboard credit
Book by: 30 June 2020

Explore the Emerald Isles on this no-fly voyage through the United Kingdom and Ireland. From the peaceful Outer Hebrides to the lively streets of Dublin, there's plenty to see.

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.

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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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