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Travelling with Distant Journeys

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A guided tour with Distant Journeys is like no other. From India, Japan and China to Australia and New Zealand, or Vietnam & Cambodia to South Africa or Sri Lanka to Canada & Alaska, we provide exceptional value touring holidays that offer a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Each and every one of our tours are meticulously designed by our travel experts. Travelling with knowledgeable Tour Managers and Local Guides,  you can be confident you’re experiencing all that your destination has to offer. Embrace the city like a local, explore the must-see sights, and stay in comfort and style with Distant Journeys.

Exceptional Value, Uncompromising Quality

Our aim is to offer exceptional value for money without compromising on the quality of your holiday. You’ll find included all you would expect from a touring holiday, along with a few special extras you might not expect.

Meticulously Designed Tours

With over 80 years of combined experience, our directors understand what it takes to design the perfect touring holiday. Many years of planning go into every detail of our holidays, and each element is carefully chosen with our customers’ enjoyment in mind.

Personal Knowledge & Expert Advice

Distant Journeys has a team of professional travel specialists with personal knowledge of the countries we visit, our selected hotels and the fabulous experiences offered.


Leisurely Paced Itineraries

Our holidays operate at a relaxed pace. We aim to give you plenty of time to fully explore and savour each area, as well as giving you some time to unwind.

Swimming pool at Irene Country Lodge Pretoria, South Africa

Hand-Picked Hotels

You’ll be delighted by our hotels, as Distant Journeys only select accommodation which meets the high standards of quality, service and location our guests have come to expect.


Amazing Experiences

From exciting rail journeys and cruises to exploring lesser-known gems, our holidays feature many incredible experiences which will stay in your memory forever.


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Tour Managers, Guides & Coach Captains

Our Tour Managers, Coach Captains and local guides are all incredibly experienced in their field. They have the right balance of organisational skills and local knowledge, coupled with a warm and friendly personality.


Personalise Your Travel Arrangements

Flying from regional UK airports at no extra cost, choosing your preferred stopover, upgrading your flight and extending your holiday are just a few of the ways in which you can personalise your tour so it’s perfect for you.


Lady looking out over the twelve apostles on the great ocean road

Freedom to Explore

We know our customers rightly expect to have all the must-see excursions included, but we understand they also want to tailor their holiday to their own tastes. That’s why our tours have several Freedom Days to allow you the flexibility and choice to decide how you wish to spend your time.


Two Cambodian ladies wearing traditional Apsara costume

Our 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.



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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