Nature & Wildlife
We leave Edinburgh, crossing the iconic Forth Bridge, into the ancient “Kingdom of Fife”. We enjoy a photo stop at Aberdour before continuing into the East Neuk of Fife. We stop in the town of Anstruther, home of the Scottish Fisheries Museum, then we travel through the villages of Pittenweem, Crail and St. Monans, once thriving fishing centres which were made prosperous by trade within the continent. We arrive in the beautiful medieval town of St. Andrews in time for lunch. Here you can enjoy a walk around the town, where Prince William met Kate, home to the oldest university in Scotland, famous Cathedral and golf course. Enjoy approximately three hours of free time to explore its medieval buildings and wonderful cobbled streets in the centre, and have lunch and refreshments. Heading homewards we travel across the Lomond hills to Falkland for a photo stop. The village was used as the setting for 1960s Inverness in the Outlander series. Then, descending to Loch Leven (scene of Mary Queen of Scot's imprisonment and escape) and on to the picturesque village of South Queensferry where we enjoy our final stop before returning to Edinburgh. *Optional Extra
A short drive about 1.5 hours we will reach Cangkringan village, a short more distance to reach Umbul Harjo or Kali Adem from here we will ride a 4WD Jeep to explore the ground dominated with sands and stones from the Merapi volcano eruption in 2007, it is so amazing! Sometimes, Merapi Peak is seen so clearly without any equipment tools because it is so close. Then return to Yogyakarta. Merapi is one of the world's most active and dangerous volcanoes. It contains an active lava dome, which regularly produces pyroclastic flows. It has been active for 10,000 years. This fire mountain remains one of the most active and dangerous volcanoes in the world. It can be seen from its name; Merapi from Javanese word 'Meru' which means 'Mountain' and 'Api' means 'fire'. The internally giant smoking Mount Merapi is one of the active volcanoes that found in Indonesia. It is presenting its peaceful and sleepy dense forest.
This is the most exciting excursion in East Java. During midnight will be leaving Surabaya about 3 hours’ drive to Cemara Lawang village. Then get the pony riding and trotting down the steep slope of Mount Tengger, crossing the sea of sand, and climbing up 245 steps to reach the awesome rim crater waiting for the beautiful sunrise will be racking up the day through its rays from the eastern range of the mountain. The Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park covers some 800 square kilometers in the center of East Java. It is the largest volcanic region in the province and there stands Mount Semeru, which rises 3676 meters above sea level. At its northern end is the spectacular Tengger Caldera, Java's largest, with its 10 km barren desert-like sea of sand. Within the caldera rise the deeply fissured volcanic cones of Batok and Bromo, the latter is active with a cavernous crater from which smoke blows skyward.
Explore central and southern Taiwan and discover the beautiful countryside scenery on this 4-day tour from Taipei starting in Nantou, the second largest county in Taiwan where tourists from all over the world travel to observe the astonishing view of its hills and mountains. During the tour, you will be taken to Kaohsiung, the home to many skyscrapers, beautiful parks and its focal point, the Love River. Sit comfortably and hear interesting anecdotes and enlightening commentary about the sites, culture and local life in Taiwan.
Don't miss the opportunity during your stay in Athens to visit the breathtaking Meteora Monasteries with this amazing full day rail tour! Countless panoramic images will remain etched in your memory with the opportunity for video and photos along the way. Catch the train of 8:27 a.m. to Kalambaka in the morning from the Athens Railway Station and enjoy a trip that will give you the chance to admire the beauty of the countryside. Arrive around 13:30 p.m. in Kalambaka, a small town built at the foot of the majestic gray rocks, and crowded by the METEORA Monasteries. Arriving in Kalambaka, our English speaking driver will be waiting you holding a signboard with your name on it and will transfer you to the Meteora Monasteries. For three hours you will have the time to explore at least two or three Monasteries. Meteora is included on the UNESCO world heritage monument list. At the end of the day, our driver will transfer you back to Kalambaka, where you will have the time to scroll around and have a light lunch (not included). At 17:22 p.m. the train departs from Kalambaka and arrives at 22:15 back to Athens. Highlights Discover the astonishing Meteora Visit the monasteries of Meteora Visit a UNESCO World Heritage Site Excellent value for money Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences