Intrepid Sightseeing

  • A gold leaf church and an imposing monastery are what Quito’s Old Town is all about. See them both on this Quito tour as well as heading into the kitchen of a local bakery that has been mastering the art of quesadillas and Quiteñian sweets for four generations. 
    Quito
    6 hours
  • Condors may be strong and skillful but sometimes even birds of prey get the blues. Visit a rehabilitation centre for condors that are down on their luck, then enjoy a nature walk, a visit to a sacred waterfall and some down time at a craft market. This Quito tour isn't full of the usual travel suspects. 
    Quito
    10 hours
  • Be one of the estimated nine million bicyclists in China on this Beijing tour. Spin your wheels through the backstreets and hutongs, stopping for quirky hutong stories, a tasty local lunch, and a visit to a local community organisation.
    Beijing
    5-6 hours
  • See the historical icons that you can’t miss in this majestic capital. Blend in local’s morning exercise in Temple of Heaven Park. Feel standing in the symbolic power centre of China on Tian’anmen Square and reminisce the “no longer royals” in Forbidden City.  this is Beijing 101 suitable for newbies and returning travellers. 
    Beijing
    6-7 hours
  • One of the greatest constructions in the world, the Great Wall of China is a hard act to follow, but this Beijing tour does its best by getting a head start on the crowds, providing a tasty local lunch, and keeping you on track and focused on the Wall and the Wall only.
    Beijing
    7-8 hours
  • You may not associate mosques and Muslims with China, but Xi’an is home to some fine examples of Islamic architecture and a strong Muslim community. On this Xi’an tour you’ll explore the Muslim Quarter area, meet the Hui minority, and feast on street food and a traditional banquet. 
    Xian
    3 – 4 hours
  • Escape Shanghai's futuristic streetscapes to waltz around the nostalgic Old Town area for a few hours. Join sprightly locals in group ballroom dancing or tai chi sessions in the park, try some old-school dumpling soup, pick through antiques, ride on the efficient metro system, and picture the future of Shanghai at the Urban Planning Museum.
    Shanghai
    5-6 hours
  • Hit the road for a day in the crowd-pleasing city of Alexandria. See one of the world's largest Roman burial sites, nerd out at the Alexandria Library, and receive a reprieve from the Cairo heat with a fresh dose of Mediterranean sea air.
    Cairo
    10 hours
  • Saqqara and Memphis have a lot going for them: less tourists, less traffic, and some pretty impressive credentials. Join this Cairo tour to see the oldest stone pyramid in the world and the ancient capital of Lower Egypt.
    Cairo
    4 hours
  • Join a local guide to get in touch with Cairo's Islamic heart. From backstreet bazaars to minaret-topped mosques, and neighbourhood coffee houses, these are the places that make Egypt's sprawling capital what it is. This is an essential Cairo travel experience! 
    Cairo
    4 hours

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