Kids can carry on learning through the school holidays with Explore’s wide range of family trips around the world. From seeing volcanoes and rainforests in Costa Rica, practising their modern languages in Italy and immersing themselves in history by exploring the pyramids and tombs in Ancient Egypt, kids have the chance to expand their school curriculum and enjoy an exciting adventure at the same time.
*NEW* for 2019, the Brazil Family Adventure takes you on a grand tour of Brazil covering all four corners of the country and its many eco-systems. Stay in the Amazonian jungle, meeting an indigenous community and learning about their way of life surviving in the world’s largest tropical rainforest. After three nights spent spotting birds in the Pantanal, a trip to the thundering Iguazu Falls, studying the 2.7km of waterfalls will be sure to delight any budding geographer.
The 13-day Family Brazil Adventure Holiday costs from £4,530 per adult and £3,960 per child and includes return flights, transport, accommodation, most meals, tour guide and local leaders.
Science & Zoology
Explore’s *NEW* nine-day Family Highlights of Sri Lanka itinerary is the perfect length for a getaway during half term and kids will be able to brush-up on their animal knowledge with a day in Wilpattu National Park in search of Asian elephants, leopards, sloth bears, spotted deer, buffalo, sambar and mongoose. With short-driving distances, there’s no chance of the children getting bored, especially with activities such as white-water rafting in Kitulgala, the adventure capital of Sri Lanka, surfing lessons and an afternoon cycling around the ancient monuments in Polonnaruwa.
This nine day trip costs from £1,765 per adult and £1,425 per child and includes return flights, transport, accommodation, some meals, tour guide and local leaders.
They say that the best way to learn a language is to spend time in the country itself speaking with locals. What better way to test yourself than on the *NEW*Lake Garda Active Adventure, where activities such as kayaking along the shores of Lake Garda, scrambling and clambering over rocks as you try out canyoning and marvelling at the views from the top of Monte Baldo are sure to bring out even the shyest of linguists.
This eight day trip costs from £1,375 per adult and from £1,249 per child and includes return flights, transport, accommodation, breakfast, tour guide and local leaders.
Keep the kids active outside of term time with Explore’s *NEW* action-packed Dubrovnik and Island Explorer. Spend a week on the water learning new skills with snorkelling and Stand Up Paddle Boarding. You’ll kayak over to the neighbouring island of Sipan, exploring the stunning rock formations along the way, including a natural stone arch, steep cliffs, coves and the Green Cave where you can stop for a cooling swim. Swap kayaks for bikes to explore the island on land.
This eight day trip costs from £1,399 per adult and £1,280 per child and includes return flights, transport, accommodation, some meals, tour guide and local leaders.
Join Explore’s popular Egyptian Adventure as history is brought to life whilst exploring one of the ancient civilizations of the world. Children are invited to witness 6,000 years of history at the Great Pyramids of Giza, discover the Valley of the Kings, home to the famous tomb of Tutankhamun and wander the treasure-filled halls of Cairo’s Egyptian Museum home to numerous world-famous artefacts and treasures.
This eight day trip costs from £1,590 per adult and £1,250 per child and includes return flights, transport, accommodation, some meals, tour guide and local leaders.
Further afield, walk sections of the Great Wall of China – dating to 7,000BC – and learn about the fascinating history of this ancient civilisation’s burial customs on a visit to the famous Terracotta Army of Qin Shi Huangdi. On the Family Beijing to Hong Kong itinerary, learn about animal conservation at a Panda sanctuary and experience history in the making during this epic journey across China as you travel on the recently-opened high speed bullet trains, travelling at over 250Kmph!
This 14 day trip costs £2,299 per adult and £1,879 per child and includes return flights, transport, accommodation, some meals, tour guide and local leaders.
For more information or to book, visit www.explore.co.uk or call 01252 883 409.