Suggested itineraries in August
As summer in the UK peaks and our home-turf destinations are thronging with families, now is the time to travel further afield for a bespoke luxury escape. It’s dry season on Sumba Island in Indonesia, a place where ancient tradition still form part of everyday life. Sumba is home to the one-of-a-kind Nihi Sumba Island, a luxurious retreat on a jaw-droppingly beautiful beach.
Himalayan Heights... A Summer in Ladakh, Northern India
Admire Ladakh’s dramatic landscapes and rich culture, full of distinctive Buddhist architecture, jewellery & costumes. Hike through refreshing mountains, enjoying monasteries,...View here
Leh in Ladakh and Rajasthan's Golden Triangle... A Perfect North Indian Pairing from April to Sept
Ladakh and Rajasthan are a match made in heaven – the contrast makes for a wonderfully varied and well-paced trip....View here
Events in August
Edinburgh Fringe Festival (UK): 4th - 28th August 2017
Kerala Boat Race (India): 12th August 2017
Queen's Birthday (Thailand): 14th August 2017
India Independence Day: 15 August 2017
A national holiday commemorating India’s independence from the British Empire in 1947 observed annually on the 15th August.