Your latest Discovery reviews
Polar Cruise - The Realm of the Polar Bear
By: John Dawson, Derbyshire, UK
Walruses. Zodiac excursions on calm fjords under the snouts of glaciers. Being given free access to the bridge of the ship. The day in Longyearbyen was most interesting. The scenery was awesome. The knowledgeable members of the team on the ship. All sorts of subjects were covered. having the use of a small gym on the ship to try and run some of the food off.
While my wife's daughter fell about laughing at the thought of her getting into a Zodiac we experienced no trouble at all as reasonably fit 71 and 69 year olds.
Polar Cruise - Antarctica Classic
By: Michael Burn, Watford, UK
I would have been very dissapointed if I had NOT done the Kayaking. I had 4 x 1.5hrs plus 1 x 3hrs = 9hrs on the water. The food on board was excellent. One nights camping - first class sleeping bags and tents. Kayak equipment also first class. We had some of the best weather seen in Antarctica over a 5 day period. All the leaders / lectures were excellent. I had a great time and would gladly recommend it to anyone. I most enjoyed the wilderness experience along with the stunning wildlife. Thanks for a wonderful holiday. Once I've sorted through 2,419 photos I'll send you some.
Vietnam from North to South
By: Caroline Furey, Dublin, Ireland
I throughly enjoyed the holiday. We had a great group of people who gelled together really well. KE was recomended to me by a collegue and I would have no heistation in recomending you to anyone.
Most enjoyed - The trecking in the North, the Mekong Delta and Ho Chi Ming City- very hard to pick one!! Also discoverying limes is a cure for jelly fish attacks!!!
Costa Rica - Walks and Wildlife Adventure Holiday
By: Kathy Dale and Dave Hirst, Aberdeenshire, UK
We've finally done another exciting KE adventure! Just returned from the Costa Rica Walks and Wildlife trip which we would highly recommend. We saw over 150 species of bird, mammal, amphibian, reptile, fish and invertebrate, not to mention the plants! We had an excellent guide and the itinerary was fantastic. The animals are very easy to see and photograph as there are so many national parks and they are not afraid of humans as they have not been disturbed there for decades. My favourite was the Corcovado National Park, followed closely by Los Campesinos. So many great places to explore - will have to plan for next year now!
By: William Tacon, Cheshire
The hotel accommodation was far better than I could ever expect, some quite stunning. Tents great, nice that they were erected by the crew. Excellent mess tent and facilities. Food magnificent too, great in hotels and wonderful while camping. The crew was great, the driver very calm and safe, crew on trek friendly and helpful and Niri the trip leader was superb, very knowledgeable, efficient, friendly, patient and great English. Also, he is a very nice person. The walking was really good, longish days but plenty of time for wildlife spotting etc. The transfers were absolutely necessary in view of the distances involved between parks, but the vehicle was excellent and the journeys themselves were full of interest in terms of scenery, people and seeing Madagascar. They were in the main completed in the day in question and did not in any way compromise the trip.
From the Pacific to the Caribbean
By: Victoria Bautista, London, UK
The owner of the local agent (Esther) drove 3 hours in the early morning just to meet our group and to make sure we were enjoying our trip. Such a personal touch! Joaquin (our guide) was fantastic! He is extremely conscientious and personable.
This was a fantastic trip. Although it was not very long, we packed in a lot of things without feeling rushed as we were able to stay in one place for a couple of nights at a time.
I really enjoyed our stay in Ometepe Island. All of the activities were a lot of fun. The Ziplining on the first day of the tour was a great way to bond as a group.
Cape Town and the Garden Route
By: Graham and Sue Mitchell, Northumberland, UK
Great trip-full and varied. The game park and wildlife was fantastic. The trekking was excellent.
Best of Northern India
By: Sue West, Essex, UK
Very supportive and knowledgeable trip leader who took good care of our welfare throughout with a nice personal touch.
Most enjoyed - Taj Mahal, Ghats, seeing a tiger, local culture.
Towers and Trails of Cappadocia
By: Rosemary Segger, Norfolk, UK
We soon built a very good rapport with Ismet and her understanding of the groups needs was excellent. She is a very well informed and enthusiastic guide and her knowledge enhanced our holiday experience enormously.
This itinerary gave a good balance of spectacular walks and local culture and history. The walks, which were set amongst some of the most interesting scenery we have ever encountered.
Kerala and the Cardamom Hills
By: Richard Bickersteth, East Sussex
The trip on the rice boat was so relaxing and the day in the wildlife sanctuary was made by being able to track a herd of wild elephants. The camping was good only marred by the monsoon coming earlier than usual; no ones fault. Our cooks excelled themselves and except for one night at a hotel where it was a set menu the food was superb. The scenery was spectacular and much more tropical than expected. Some of the climbs were hard work but gave a sense of achievement. This is our sixth trip with you need I say more?
From soaking up the atmosphere of exotic Istanbul to sailing over mythical sunken cities, spend more time exploring and less time driving!