Outbound Tours

It is not the money that enrich our lives, but the experiences & memories that we gather while traveling & dealing with people from different walks of life. Nothing last forever except a beautiful memory of a place, people or experiences. Over the years we have perfected the art of tailor-made travel and our customized programs are designed to reflect your individual interests, we help you in unleashing your dreams.

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Travel Guide

China – Chinese New Year – Laba Festival -

The biggest Chinese holiday, with dragons, fireworks, symbolic clothing, flowers, lanterns, and celebration, everywhere in China, and even in other Asian countries.

Scotland - Up Helly Aa Fire Festival, Last Tuesday in January -

This is Europe's largest fire festival, complete with the burning of a full-scale Viking ship.

Harbin, China -

Snow & Ice Festival, The Harbin festival is the largest snow and ice festival in the world, and it features carvings towering over 20 feet in height and full-size buildings made from gigantic blocks of ice.

Taiwan -

Pingxi Lantern Festival, People write their wishes on fire lanterns and release them into the sky en masse, creating a beautiful spectacle of floating lights.

Bhutan -

Losar Tibetan New Year Festival & Punakha Dromche Festival. Dancers wearing spectacular costumes made from rich brocades, colourful silks, and fascinating masks dance to traditional music and drums.

Spain -

The Jerez Flamenco Festival comes alive at the Villamarta Theatre. Flamenco artists from around the world make their way 'home' to give a variety of concerts, workshops, master classes or simply impromptu performances in hidden away atmospheric bars. Celebrated from late February to mid March.

Brazil -

Carnival! Brazil's most famous event held 40 days before Easter to mark the beginning of Lent. Particularly impressive in Rio where the city's major samba schools hold elaborate parades in the Sambadrome. Carnival balls and street parades are also a highlight. Bookings must be made well in advance.

Italy -

Carnival Parade in Venice, held 10 days before Lent. Watch the 'volo dell'angelo' or flight of angels as an acrobat decends the bell tower of St. Mark's and glides over the sqaure to the Doge's Palace, finishign with fireworks over the lgaoon on Shrove Tuesday.

United Arab Emirates -

Skywards Dubai International jazz Festival. Offering quality music and spectacular performances this International Jazz Festiva

Spain -

The Jerez Flamenco Festival comes alive at the Villamarta Theatre. Flamenco artists from around the world make their way 'home' to give a variety of concerts, workshops, master classes or simply impromptu performances in hidden away atmospheric bars. Celebrated from late February to mid March.

Italy -

Scoppio del Carro (Explosion of the Cart). Every year on the same day perfectly sane Florentine citizens gather in the Piazza del Duomo to watch a dove-shaped rocket, called the 'Colombina', fly out of the famous Duomo and ignite a huge wooden cart-structure in the square outside.

United Arab Emirates -

The running of the world's richest horse race, the Dubai World Cup at Nad Al Sheba Racecourse Dubai

Japan -

Cherry blossom season across the country when the Japanese flock to the parks and temple gardens to see the trees in flower. One of the busiest times to visit Japan so bookings must be made well in advance.

Austria -

Schonbrunn Easter Fair. The Cultural World Heritage Site of Schönbrunn Palace is Austria's most frequently visited tourist attraction. In the palace the residential and state rooms with their original furnishings and decorations convey an authentic impression of the imperial lifestyle. The park and gardens surrounding the palace make Schönbrunn in a unique synthesis of Baroque art as well as providing a convenient and highly popular recreational area for Vienna's population.

Turkey -

Istanbul Tulip Festival. 18 million tulips bulbs begin to bloom around the end of March or beginning of April. They bloom for several weeks and may delight the eye and the spirit for nearly a month. The tulip is the indigenous flower of Turkey and has been embraced by Istanbul as its symbol.

Myanmar -

Thingyan Festival. This water festival or the Burmese New Year Festival usually falls around mid-April. It is a Buddhist festival celebrated over a period of four to five days, culminating in the New Year. The young throw water on each other symbolising the washing away of sins.

Thailand -

Songkran Water Festival, April 13-15 The Thai New Year festival falls on some of the hottest days in Thailand, and people celebrate by throwing water on each other, using water guns, buckets, hoses- whatever they can get their hands on.

Italy -

Venezia Imagine. This huge photography fair attracts dealers, gallery owners, photographers and buyers from around the world. Located in the Giardini di Castello, walking distance from Venice's San Marco square, hundreds of photographs are offered for sale over three days.

South Africa -

Cape Town International Jazz Festival. Cape Town International Jazz Festival is the largest music event in sub-Saharan Africa. The festival annually boasts 5 stages with more than 40 artists performing over 2 nights. This event is hosted at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) each year on the last weekend of March or the first weekend of April.

Turkey –

Cappadox. Held in the incredible space-like landscape of Cappadocia in Central Anatolia, this festival is just as unique as the setting. Over the course of three days, there's an eclectic mix of music, art performances, dining events and outdoor activities such as cycling, yoga and nature walks to take in the beauty of this remote region

New York -

Frieze Art Fair (5-7 May 2017) A highlight of the year for the culturally minded, the Frieze Art Fair in New York showcases more that 1,000 contemporary artists.

Ireland -

Ballymaloe Litfest of Food & Wine (19-21 May 2017) A stuffed larder of the most influential chefs and writers debating, discussing and demonstrating in County Cork. The Big Shed Fringe Festival has artisan stalls and entertainment into the wee hours.

St Petersburg -

The White Nights Festival of ballet and opera is held at the city's famous Mariinsky Theatre during the magical summer period when the sun never sets.

Barcelona -

Primavera Sound (31 May-4 June 2017) Europe's most fun festival where of-the-moment indie bands and crowd pleasers (previous years: Hot Chip, Pulp, Foals, Pixies) perform on six outdoor stages at the waterside Parc del Fòrum.

France -

Loire Valley Wine Festival. Every summer at the Parc des Mini-Chateaux, the wines of the Loire Valley are laid out for visitors to sample and enjoy.

France -

Fete de la musique. Held on the longest day of the year, during the Fête de la Musique musicians from all over the world perform free concerts in venues across Paris.

Morocco -

Attend the great musical event, the Fes Musiques Sacrees du Monde or the Fes Festival of World Sacred Music.

Peru -

Festival of the Sun, June 24, Expositions, street fairs, and live music mark the celebration of the sun god.

Finland -

The Midnight Sun Film Festival in Sodankylä, Finland, held during the 'white nights', is a five-day-and-night celebration of new cinema.

Switzerland -

Art Basel (15-18 June 2017) See some of the world's best contemporary art at Art Basel; more than 2,500 artists are represented. Art Basel also has outposts in Miami and, more recently, in Hong Kong.

Spain -

San Fermin Festiva, Pamplona. There are many events including folkloric ones, but the most famous is the running of the bull.

Austria -

World Bodypainting Festival. Meet colourful people at the World Bodypainting Festival, a blend of art, fashion and music that attracts tens of thousands of visitors.

Switzerland -

Verbier Festival (21 July-6 August 2017). Enjoy classical music in a spectacular Alpine setting at the Verbier Festival, with about 60 concerts over 17 days.

Oman -

Salalah - In July and August the city hosts the Khareef festival, which provides weeks of interesting cultural events featuring traditional music, dancing, and costumes, all interspersed with fireworks and merry-making

Croatia -

Soundwave Festival (27-31 July 2017) The new Ibiza - beaches, sun and the best dance music at this bijou bash with three stages just around the bay from the pretty fishing village of Tisno. The daily boat parties, where DJs and record labels put on a show to a sunset backdrop, require separate tickets to festival tickets. And the after-party, which kicks off each night at the open-air club Barbarella's, is worth making a beeline for.

Spain -

La Tomatina, Buñol, last Wednesday in August. The whole point of this festival is to throw tomatoes at people.

Amsterdam, Netherlands -

Gay Pride Parade, first weekend of August. A huge gay pride festival, include a canal parade down the river on boats.

Nevada -

Burning Man is where humans go to shed themselves of the conventions of society. If you want a break from the ordinary and can actually party 24/7, then head to the deserts of Nevada.

Japan-

Obon Fesitval, Families release floating lanterns into the water to represent their ancestors' spirits being sent off.

Croatia -

International Puppet Festival. Adults and children will be equally fascinated as more than 20 European ensembles demonstrate their skills in venues around Zagreb. Suitable for adults and children alike, the festival is a colourful and fascinating demonstration of a perennially popular art form.

Spain, Mallorca -

Grape Throwing Festival last weekend in September. Throw huge amount of grapes at people and participate in other fun eventsNevada.

USA -

Burning Man, Black Rock Desert, A major, amazing festival where a self-relient community of radical art, self expression, and awesomeness is created and removed without a trace one week each year.

Germany -

Oktoberfest (16 September-3 October 2017) Munich's world-famous Beerfest returns this year, with more speciality German beer (Paulaner, Augustiner and other Oktoberfest-approved brews) and accompanying Sauerkraut and Weisswurst than imaginable in one's wildest dreams.

Myanmar -

Inle Lake Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda Festival with boat races on the lake, held to mark the end of the rainy season. Buddha statues housed in the Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda during the year travel around the lake for 3 weeks staying in each village for one night to chase away the spirits.

New Hampshire, USA -

Keene Pumpkin Festival, Massive towers of Jack-o-Lanterns, fireworks, and music draw a huge crowd

London -

Frieze Art Fair The Frieze Art Fair in Regent's Park features 175 leading international contemporary galleries as well as a sculpture park

Morocco -

Moga Festival - Get your rave on in a Game of Thrones setting. With an edgy line-up of tech-house and electro DJs fused with digital art, the hippie hangout of Essaouira hasn't seen anything this trippy since Zappa and Hendrix bowled around within its crumbling ramparts.

Key West, Florida -

Fantasy Fest, last week of October. A colorful parade and parties in the notoriously liberal town of Key Wes

Bhutan, Thimphu -

Thimpu Drubchen and Thimphu Tshechu. Tshechus are large social gatherings, which perform the function of social bonding among people of remote and spread-out villages. Large markets also congregate at the fair locations, leading to brisk commerce. The Thimphu tshechu and tha Paro tshechu are among the biggest of the tshechus in terms of participation and audience.

Albuquerque, N.M. -

Albuquerque International Balloon Festival. The Albuquerque International Balloon Festival is the largest gathering of hot air balloons in the world. Essentially it’s like Up — but better.

Massachusetts, USA -

Halloween Festival of the Dead, Salem, end of October Costume balls, vampire masquerades, psychic fairs and ghost hunting make Salem one of the top Halloween destinations.

Egypt -

Travel without the crowds when the weather is starting to cool down. Red Sea beaches and the Mediterranean are pleasant and the conditions perfect for Nile cruises between Luxor and Aswan and overland adventures to the desert oasis of Siwa.

Cambodia -

The perfect time to visit the ruins of Angkor. The weather is ideal with the rains past, humidity is at its lowest, and the waters of Lake Tonle Sap high for excellent boat trips.

South Africa -

The annual summer concert series with live music every Sunday from 5.30pm at Cape Town's Kirstenbosch Botantical Gardens.

Italy -

Christmas in the Lagoon. The traditional market driven by shows, games, concerts, workshops, tastings, etc are organized by Confartigianato Venezia, held in Campo Santo Stefano. Christmas time is truly magical. The misty grey weather makes Venice hauntingly beautiful and absolutely enchanting. Plenty of delightful Christmas concerts are held throughout Venice. They are easily discovered by reading the posters around the city or from your hotel.

Austria -

Altitude Comedy Festival | 11-17 December 2016.
Comedy and powder skiing combined; Jimmy Carr, Tim Minchin, Marcus Brigstocke and Eddy Izzard have all been among the star attractions at the Altitude Comedy Festival held in Mayrhofen, one of Europe's top ski resorts.

New Zealand -

Rhythm & Vines (29 December 2016 - 1 January 2017) New Zealand's Rhythm & Vines has hosted acts such as local boys The Black Seeds, Aussies Tame Impala and Cut Copy, Calvin Harris, Mark Ronson and N*E*R*D. The line-up is spread across three days on five stages and you can choose to stay in a camper van, glamp under canvas, stay in a cute little tepee village, VIP it in a hotel, or keep it real in a good old tent. It's not just about music - pool parties run from day to night at each of the camp's three swimming pools, there's volleyball on the beach, you can take boat trips to Taumotu Island (which also happens to be the area's best surf spot), spot dolphins in the ocean and rock-slide on an inflatable ring by Rere Falls.