Bigger is not always better when it comes to group travel, a smaller group means you can see more, learn more and travel further.

The key to making sure a group tour feels special is to keep the numbers down. A small group means you can stay in boutique accommodation, get to more remote areas and is just easier to move around.

APT uses local experts to design bespoke itineraries, this is the group tour for people who hate group tours.


Explore Bhutan and Nepal

Climb to the mountainous Tiger’s Nest monastery in Paro, take a scenic flight over the towering Mount Everest, or take a meditation class with monks at the Nalanda Bhuddist Institute. This tour travels from Kolkata to Kathmandu and is new to APT.


Have Christmas in Africa

Make your Christmas tree a lone acacia on the Masai Mara, with a herd of giraffes grazing nearby. The Masai Mara offers some of the best safari experiences in Africa with the chance to spot the Big Five game animals as well as some luxe accommodation; and you don’t want to be clambering over each other to see that elusive leopard, small group suits safari perfectly.

Then, have a New Year’s Eve knees-up in Victoria Falls, on the border of Zambia and Zimbabwe.


See the Northern Lights

APT’s Northern Lights and Lapland tour is about more than just the Aurora Borealis. On this tour you can learn to drive as snowmobile, take a husky-drawn sleigh through the snow and visit a reindeer farm.

This trip is for eight days and arrives and leaves from Helsinki.


Experience APT’s small group tours

APT group sizes are a maximum 20 guests for a truly personalised and authentic experience. APT has a range of exclusive signature experiences and exciting Freedom of Choice, which allows you to design your journey according to your own interests and tastes.

Small Group Journeys now available in Africa, The Americas, Asia, Europe, New Zealand and Australia.

For more information visit APT.


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Written by Paul Chai, KARRYON contributor

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