One of the highlights of travelling around the world is stumbling across those moments that bring the town or country that you are in to life, showing the true beauty of the place and creating an electric atmosphere that really defines the place and moment which you are in. There is no better time in the year than visiting a country when it is celebrating something and whether you stumble across the party deliberately or by accident, it is no less memorable.

While hundreds of thousands flock to the world's biggest celebrations like Rio de Janeiro Carnival, there are as many hundreds of thousands of other festivals around the world, waiting to be enjoyed and only some you would have heard of.

We have coincided the departures of some of our most popular tours around festivals.

Below are some that are not to be missed and the tours which you can take to get there.