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Are you ready to embark on a Distant Journey, creating memories that last a lifetime with like-minded individuals? At Distant Journeys, we provide award-winning escorted touring holidays with unrivalled flexibility and value for money. What sets us apart from the rest is our people and our passion for the places and experiences we offer.

Whether you’re looking to snorkel the Great Barrier Reef when visiting Australia, explore the enchanting sights of India, or sample some of the finest food Japan has to offer, you’ll find all this included and more. We have exciting train rides on some of the world’s most luxurious trains, and you can travel solo, as part of a group, or even take your own private tour.

Rest assured you’re in good company – and safe hands! Thanks to our Financial Guarantees (ATOL and ABTOT) and our excellent customer feedback, you can book one of our escorted touring experiences with complete peace of mind.

Discover why your next touring holiday should be with Distant Journeys.

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Travelling with Distant Journeys

At Distant Journeys, we offer an award-winning choice of holidays to exciting long-haul destinations – including Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, India, Sri Lanka, Japan, Vietnam & Cambodia, and Canada & Alaska. Our goal is simple – to create unforgettable experiences that you’ll cherish forever.


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Holiday Styles to Suit You

Whatever your preferred style of touring holiday is, we have something to suit you. Enjoy the camaraderie of a larger group, join a small group tour for a more intimate experience, travel solo or even take a Private tour.


So Much Included

When you choose to travel with Distant Journeys, we’ll include everything you need for an amazing holiday – from flights and hotels to unforgettable experiences along the way.


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Freedom & Flexibility

When it comes to having the freedom to tailor your touring holiday to suit your tastes and wishes, the flexibility provided by Distant Journeys cannot be beaten.


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Award-Winning Customer Service

Our ethos is to deliver holidays of exceptional quality backed up by outstanding customer service. This commitment has won us multiple British Travel Awards, and a coveted Platinum Trusted Service Award by Feefo, the independent customer review site.


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Once in a Lifetime Experiences

We do everything we can to make sure you have the holiday of a lifetime, every time. That’s why so many incredible once in a lifetime experiences are included in each and every one of our holidays.


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Hand-Picked Hotels

We appreciate that hotels are an integral part of any holiday, which is why we take great care in selecting all of the accommodation featured in our itineraries. There’s a place to stay for everyone in our selection of hand-picked hotels.


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Freedom to Explore

For an escorted tour to be truly memorable, we believe you should have the freedom to customise your touring experience to suit your interests. The majority of our tours have a number of Freedom Days for you to spend as you please.



Award-Winning Holidays

Distant Journeys has won 18 awards over the last seven years, at the British Travel Awards, and we have been awarded Feefo’s highest Platinum Trusted Rating for customer satisfaction.

Guaranteed Price Promise

Know you are paying the best price for your holiday with our Price Promise. We never offer last minute discounts and we guarantee the earlier you book the better the offer you’ll receive.

100% Financial Protection

Book in the confidence your money is 100% safe. All Distant Journeys holidays are fully bonded by the Civil Aviation Authority (ATOL number 10913) or ABTOT (number 5427).


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