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Great Journeys with Tucan Travel

TS Elliot once said that it is “the journey, not the arrival that matters.” Whether you are travelling alone or in a group, we believe that it is the journey that makes the experience memorable. Our award winning longer tours really are great, stretching over all the continents we operate in over differing lengths of time.

Whether you are enjoying our famous Circuito on board one of our purpose built buses or navigating Eastern Europe and Turkey on local transport on our Eastern Europe to Turkey tour, our Great Journey’s use a variety of methods to get you from A to B. There will be plenty of opportunities to marvel at the scenery, mingle with the locals and maintain a slice of normality.

The tours you see listed below are the greatest of our Great Journeys however, if you are looking for the tailored touch, we can arrange for any of these tours to be done privately.


Enquire About This Tour Code FAG Grand Africa

Duration: 73 Days Route: Livingstone to Nairobi Style: Overland Tours Price: US$9,489.00

Namibia, Lesotho, South Africa, Botswana, Zambia, Malawi, Tanzania, Uganda, Kenya

Our biggest African safari, this Grand Africa is a true blockbuster of a tour. Visit numerous national parks with abundant wildlife, via unspoiled scenery, traditional villages and lively lakeside towns. Camp in the habitat of some of the continent’s treasured animals and trek to family of Mountain Gorillas in Uganda.

The tour that we operate in the reverse direction is Grand Africa (FGA).

Enquire About This Tour Code FGA Grand Africa

Duration: 73 Days Route: Nairobi to Livingstone Style: Overland Tours Price: US$9,489.00

Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Namibia, Lesotho, South Africa, Botswana, Zambia

This overland tour is the ultimate African safari. Travel through nine countries between Nairobi and Livingstone with the chance to go on safari and trek to meet the Mountain Gorilla in their rainforest habitat. Explore diverse national parks, each promising the chance to see an amazing density of wildlife.

The tour that we operate in the reverse direction is Grand Africa (FAG).

Adventures with Passion - Africa 10% Discount on selected departures

Enquire About This Tour Code TMB Trans Mongolian Railway

Duration: 21 Days Route: St Petersburg to Beijing Style: Adventure Tours Price: US$4,829.00

Russia, Mongolia, China

The Trans Mongolian Railway is one of the greatest rail journeys in the world. Interact with the locals, learn some handy phrases, play copious amounts of card games and sample some Russian vodka or Chinese rice wine as you travel between St Petersburg and Beijing via lively cities and isolated rural communities. Highlights include optional horse riding in Mongolia, the Kremlin and Hermitage Museum and the Great Wall of China.

The tour that we operate in the reverse direction is Trans Mongolian Railway (TBM).

Enquire About This Tour Code INWI Wonders of India and Nepal

Duration: 29 Days Route: Delhi to Kathmandu Style: Adventure Tours Price: US$1,979.00

India, Nepal

This is a truly diverse adventure, from a camel safari in the deserts of northern Rajasthan to trekking in the Annapurna foothills and everything in between. Explore decadent forts built by tribal kings, visit ornate and at times explicit carved temples, complete the ultimate India bucket list item by visiting the Taj Mahal and take a safari into Chitwan National Park, home to the critically endangered Asiatic rhinoceros and the Bengal tiger.

Enquire About This Tour Code SEHS Best of South East Asia

Duration: 48 Days Route: Hanoi to Singapore Style: Adventure Tours Price: US$4,289.00

Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore

Prepare for the ultimate South East Asian adventure tour! Experience it all from the sun drenched beaches of Vietnam to the grand palaces of Thailand, the legendary temples of Cambodia’s Angkor, the urban shopping delights of Singapore, the lush jungle trails of Malaysia to the welcoming communities of Laos. Ride on an elephant, opt for a cooking class, enjoy a bamboo river trip and strike a bargain in local markets, you’ll love the diversity of this extensive tour.

Enquire About This Tour Code MMP Grand Mexico & Panama

Duration: 49 Days Route: Mexico City to Panama City Style: Adventure Tours Price: US$5,249.00

Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama

Experience seven countries blessed with more than their fair share of national parks, white sand beaches, charming colonial towns and colourful modern cities. As you explore this diverse but compact region you can learn the fascinating stories behind the many Mayan ruins, explore wildlife-rich rainforest habitats, try some optional watersports, meet local people at traditional markets and sip a cocktail at a seaside bar – there are plenty of options to choose from.

10% Late-Space Special available on 28 Sep 14 departure(s)

Enquire About This Tour Code ATZ Circuito 1

Duration: 171 Days Route: Quito to Quito Style: Overland Tours Price: US$17,179.00

Peru, Bolivia, Patagonia, Chile, Argentina, Paraguay, Brazil, Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador

Clock up some serious sightseeing on this diverse and fascinating overland journey across the continent. Beginning and finishing in Quito, this trip covers the whole of South America in one big circle from top to bottom and everywhere in between.

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"One of the best ways to do South America! Stunning sights, unbelievably knowledge tour and local guides and time well spent with lifelong friends. An experience like no other."

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