For us, festivals are the smell of incense, the fizz of fireworks and the squelch of a fresh tomato. They arrive with the thunder of bespeckled dancers and ride on till the wee hours with plenty of dancing and music. They’re the lantern-lit, confetti-filled, mud-slinging reminder that life is there to be enjoyed to the max, and that there’s no such thing as too much fun in the name of pomp and ceremony.

From the holy waters of the Ganges and the graveyards of Mexico to the tulip fields and orange groves of Europe, festival season never truly dies – and we’ve got your private pass all ready to go. It’s time to strap on your sandals, pick up some maracas and dive right in.

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Get a taste of China on this cultural and ice-filled adventure.

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Follow the Winter Festival Trail around Japan’s northernmost island. See the world’s...

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Brave the sub-zero temperatures of Harbin and you’ll be rewarded with the most...

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Carnival, the famous festival of Rio de Janeiro, is the greatest party on earth! Join...

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Traveller reviews

Our trips score an average of 4.46 out of 5 based on 39 reviews in the last year.

Mexico City: Day of the Dead, October 2017

Rachael Orchard

Mexico City: Day of the Dead, October 2017

Sandra Readman

Halloween in Transylvania, October 2017

Arpana Kapoor

Mexico City: Day of the Dead, October 2017

Mardi Janetzki

Mexico City: Day of the Dead, October 2017

Lizette Bricker

Halloween in Transylvania, October 2017

Jennifer Crossan

Mexico City: Day of the Dead, October 2017

Morven McKinnon

Mexico City: Day of the Dead, October 2017

Rebecca Bianchin

Mexico City: Day of the Dead, October 2017

Rachel Breashears

Mexico City: Day of the Dead, October 2017

Alastair Russell

Halloween in Transylvania, October 2017

Estela Silmaro

Mongolia's Naadam Festival, June 2017

Alexandra Hyatt