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Leisurely & Flexible Escorted Tours

Distant Journeys BTA awards x6 Escorted, Sub-Sahara and Australasia

Over 75 years creating award-winning touring holidays

The Directors at Distant Journeys have over 75 years combined experience designing escorted touring holidays in Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, China, Japan, Vietnam & Cambodia, India and Sri Lanka. Using our extensive knowledge, we have created an exciting style of flexible escorted tours combining the delights and camaraderie of group travel, with the flexibility to allow for individual tastes and personal interests.

Award-Winning 99% Customer Satisfaction Guaranteed Price Promise 100 % ATOL Protected

This month’s recommended escorted tours

The Very Best of Sri Lanka

The Very Best of Sri Lanka Tour

  • Explore the historic site of Sigiriya
  • Visit Sri Lanka’s tea plantations
  • Safari in Yala National Park

17-day tour from

India's Golden Triangle

The Golden Triangle & Ranthambore Tour

  • Visit the iconic Taj Mahal at sunset
  • Food and walking tour in Old Delhi
  • Safari in Ranthambore National Park

11-day tour from

The Very Best of Japan

The Very Best of Japan Tour

  • See magnificent Mount Fuji
  • Explore Tokyo, Kyoto and Hiroshima
  • Have dinner with an apprentice Geisha

20-day tour from
£5,495 £5,295pp

New Zealand by Rail

New Zealand by Rail, Road and Sea Tour

  • Three scenic NZ rail journeys
  • Cruise on Lake Wakatipu
  • Winery lunch and tastings

27-day tour from

Award-Winning Holidays


We have won 10 awards in the last five years, at the British Travel Awards;  ‘Best Small Holiday Company to Australasia’ ‘Best Small Holiday to Sub-Saharan Africa’ and ‘Best Small Escorted Tours Holiday Company’.

99% Customer Satisfaction

Distant Journeys have achieved an incredible 99% satisfaction rating, verified by independent reviews provider Feefo and we have been awarded their highest Platinum Trusted Rating.

100 % Financial Protection

All Distant Journeys holidays are fully bonded by the Civil Aviation Authority, meaning you can book in the confidence your money is 100% safe.

Guaranteed Price Promise

We want you to have the peace of mind you are paying the best price for your holiday, so Distant Journeys guarantees this through our Price Promise.

  • We will reward you for booking early. The earlier you book the better the offer you’ll receive.
  • We never offer last minute discounts, so you can be confident you’ll never see your holiday cheaper once you have booked.
  • We will never add surcharges onto the cost of your holiday, once you have booked.
  • We will price match any identical holiday you find and give you £200 off a future booking.


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