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Luxury Cultural & Historical Holidays | Private Tours

We believe that a destination comes alive when you hear about its history and experience its culture in all its richness and authenticity. Without history, everything is just scenery. We tailor-make luxury historical and cultural holidays and can provide you with engaging private guided experiences and behind the scenes bespoke tours to explore and understand the sites and monuments of history’s greatest civilizations. From remote sites of antiquity, imposing medieval towns and castles, exploring age-old communities unchanged by time to private tours of Unesco world heritage sites – below are just a few examples of the popular cultural and historical holidays we can craft for you, which will showcase these unique destinations in a new perspective. In Asia: Hike to the iconic Tiger’s Nest monastery in Bhutan, rise at dawn in Luang Prabang in Laos to see the mendicant monks gathering alms in the streets, hot air balloon over the Sagar Pagodas in Inle Lake, Myanmar, take a sunset tour of the magnificent temples of Angkor Wat in Siem Reap, Cambodia, discover the floating markets in the ancient Unesco town of Hoi An, Vietnam, admire the rich history & majestic architecture of some of the over 100 forts in the princely state of Rajasthan, enjoy a private performance by a Geisha in the Gion district of Kyoto, take a private guided tour of the ancient Buddhist temples of Borobudur in Java, visit the Terracotta Army Mausoleum of the first Emperor of China in Xi’an. In the Middle East: Explore the iconic sights of the Nile as far as Luxor and the Valley of the Kings, take a behind the scenes tour of Petra – the famous archaeological site in Jordan, walk thru the back lanes of the exotic Medina in Marrakesh. In South America: Enjoy a local family’s hospitality for a homemade lunch on the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. In Africa: Join a tribal immersion program and learn about the Masaai traditions in Kenya. In Europe: join a private tour of the Uffizi Gallery in Florence or the best hidden art galleries in Paris, learn about the glittering Byzantine, Ottoman and Christian architecture of the Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque and the Grand Bazaar in Istanbul, admire the ancient citadel of Acropolis in Athens. We work only with the most highly reputed local luxury tour operators who come with an insider’s knowledge and provide the best experiences for discerning clients. Take a look at our curated collection of luxury hotels, lodges & resorts in the best cultural & historical destinations below and get in touch with our luxury travel designers to begin planning your dream cultural holiday today.

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The Apurva Kempinski Bali

Standing atop the majestic cliff of Nusa Dua, with breathtaking views of the Indian Ocean and tropical garden, The Apurva Kempinski Bali offers the epitome of beachfront luxury. This five-star hotel in Bali presents itself as a majestic open-air theatre, an embodiment of Indonesian elegance. A collection of 475 iconic rooms, suites and villas are showcased, with 60% of the accommodation featuring its own private plunge pools. From a unique culinary journey and indigenous spa treatments, to the spacious meeting rooms and alluring chapels, The Apurva Kempinski Bali is a spectacular stage where c ...

Country: Indonesia

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ol Donyo Lodge, Chyulu Hills

ol Donyo Lodge is nestled in the untouched foothills of the rolling Chyulu Hills in the south-east of Kenya and a member of the prestigious National Geographic Unique Lodges of the World and Relais & Chateaux Collection. This secluded and exclusive safari lodge has ten luxurious suites all enjoying majestic views of Mount Kilimanjaro and superb riding safaris. The lodge is situated between Tsavo and Amboseli, and has exclusive access to a quarter of a million acres of one of the few remaining corners of wild Africa, the Mbirikani Group Ranch. This untouched wilderness where Maasai herdsmen li ...

Country: Kenya

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The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal

At The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal, sunrise and sunset are not simply marks of time; they are moments for inspiration. In the morning, the sun shimmers off Al Maqta Creek, while the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is lit beautifully as the sun retreats for the day. This spectacular setting, paired with hotel amenities including a kids' program, waterpark, spa and meeting venues, is perfect for families, couples and business travelers alike. ...

Country: United Arab Emirates

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Ciragan Palace Kempinski, Istanbul

Dating back to the 17th century, Ciragan Palace Kempinski Istanbul is the one and only Ottoman Imperial Palace and Hotel on the Bosphorus where Sultans once lived. The building had different formations including a waterside summer villa and a marble palace. After a complete restoration and with the addition of a modern hotel building including elegant rooms, restaurants and meeting venues, the Hotel and Palace opened in 1991 as an accommodation and event venue managed by Kempinski, Europe’s oldest luxury hotel group. Being a landmark, Ciragan Palace Kempinski Istanbul has 310 rooms, includin ...

Country: Turkey

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Grand Hyatt Beijing

Located on Wangfujing, within walking distance of The Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square, Grand Hyatt Beijing is part of Oriental Plaza with direct access to the adjacent shopping mall. Blending both western and oriental traditions encompassing contemporary design and classic standards of service and excellence, our hotel allows you to experience Beijing in our own way. 630 guestrooms and spacious, elegant suites feature contemporary interiors accented with original artworks, Italian marble bathrooms and high-rise views over central Beijing. Grand Hyatt Beijing offers six outstanding restau ...

Country: China

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Delta Camp, Okavango Delta

Delta Camp’s is an intimate, luxury safari lodge located on a small island in the heart of the Okavango Delta accessed by light aircraft from Maun, Botswana. The camp's chalets are designed and built to take advantage of the many indigenous, old-growth trees of the island forest. Overlooking the confluence of the Boro and Metsematsweu channels of the Okavango, Delta Camp’s lounge and dining area is well elevated to command the spectacular vista of swamp and riverine forest that lies before it. A variety of game can usually be seen from the deck, with elephant frequent visitors, and cavorti ...

Country: Botswana

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Zannier Hotels Sonop

Nestled on the Southern edge of the Namibian desert in the Karas region within an extraordinary Nature Reserve, Sonop is created in the form of a luxurious tented camp constructed on top of boulders, a romantic hideaway in the middle of the Namib desert. ⁠Ten lavish tents invite guests to live the life of yesteryear’s wealthy explorers from the early 20th century. Just like those travellers who traded their beloved homes for the bare Namibian desert dunes, the guests of Sonop will get a taste of living in complete isolation while enjoying the comfort of their accommodation. Designed as a r ...

Country: Namibia

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Ker and Downey Botswana Shinde

Nestled on a lush palm island in the heart of the northern Okavango Delta, Shinde is an intimate, classic camp located on the edge of Shinde Lagoon,  which simply teems with animal and birdlife. The camps unique main area comprises a multi-tiered dining room and lounge which is set under canvas under the shade of ebony and mangosteen trees. Shinde was refurbished in 2015. The elegance and historical charm of the iconic Shinde camp has been enhanced by enlarging the eight classic safari guest tents to incorporate a spacious bathroom with a large walk in shower and luxurious fittings. The l ...

Country: Botswana

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Zarafa Camp, Selinda Reserve

Zarafa means “the beloved one” in Arabic and comes from a giraffe that was presented to Charles X of France in 1826 by the Viceroy of Egypt. Today Zarafa, Botswana’s first Relais & Chateaux property, is an exquisite camp located on the private 320,000 acre Selinda Reserve. The Reserve links the Okavango Delta with Chobe National Park and every area of the camp offers stunning views over the Zibadianja Lagoon, the source of the Savuti Channel. Each of Zarafa Camp’s four guest tents are 1000 sqf, set on raised decking, under flowing canvas. Entering through a Lamu door guests, find a lav ...

Country: Botswana

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Villa Cordevigo

This 18th century Venetian Villa with formal Italian gardens sits on a 100-hectare estate in Cavaion Veronese on the edge of Lake Garda, just a few kilometres from the famous city of Verona. The hotel's restaurant boasts a Michelin star.Villa Cordevigo is utterly magical - a stunning 18th century villa nestled amidst cypress trees, olive groves and vineyards and yet less than half an hours drive from the history and architecture of Verona. It also boasts proximity to the largest of the Italian Lakes, Lake Garda meaning it really does have something to suit every taste.For the food lovers, the ...

Country: Italy

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