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.

A Family Diving Holiday, from Lombok to Komodo

13 days from £5,140

An exciting family adventure which explores the Komodo Islands above and below the crystal clear waves, and all they have...

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A Gastronomic Tour of China

14 days from £5,570

Everyone has eaten Chinese cuisine before, but nothing compares to walking amongst the streets of Chengdu, being fascinated by the...

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A Heavenly Journey through Bali, Indonesia with Alila Villas & COMO hotels

14 days from £4,325

Both soulful and luxurious, this heavenly holiday captures the very best of Bali staying at her finest hotels. Begin beachside...

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Ancient Kingdoms of Ceylon

10 days from £2,500

This brief tour perfectly balances culture and relaxation:  take in the archaeological treasures of the Golden Triangle, visit the Temple...

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Ampersand's Signature Sri Lanka Tour

17 days from £5,150

If money was no object this would be our ideal cultural tour of Sri Lanka. This in-depth tour encompasses the...

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Authentic Indonesia

21 days from £5,720

Experience the real Indonesia; scale volcanoes, explore ancient sites, dive coral reefs, immerse in the rich Hindu culture, soak up...

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Boutique Indonesia... Sun, Sand & Stylish Hotels in Lombok, Bali & Moyo Island

16 days from £6,210

This quirky tour spans the tropical islands of Lombok, Bali and Moyo Island staying in some of Indonesia’s most stylish...

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Chasing the Past in Vietnam's Cultural Heartland

17 days from £3,750

Venture into the northern cultural heartland of Vietnam and discover her rich imperial history and diverse inland hill tribes on...

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Classic Island Tour of Sri Lanka

17 days from £6,650

This in-depth tour encompasses all the major sites of the Cultural Triangle before taking a leisurely route through the centre...

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Classic Kerala Holiday... Beautiful Beaches & Balmy Backwaters in South India

14 days from £3,845

A relaxed introduction to the diverse and beautiful state of Kerala, loved for her friendly charm, incredible Keralan cuisine and...

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Cultural Gems of Indonesia... Lombok, Bali & Java

16 days from £4,655

This leisurely journey travels through 3 of Indonesia's main islands; Lombok, Bali & Java taking in the best they have...

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Geoffrey Bawa... An Architectural Tour of Sri Lanka

14 days from £3,500

This tour draws pure inspiration from the late and talented architect, Geoffrey Bawa and visits the places he lived in,...

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Golfing in Sri Lanka

11 days from £3,300

With its exceptional golf courses, scenery and luxury hotels, Sri Lanka is a superb destination for golf-loving explorers – from...

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Group Diving in the Komodo Islands

11 days from £7,995

The Komodo Islands national park have some of the best diving in the world, with every type of tropical diving...

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Himalayan Heights... A Summer in Ladakh, Northern India

11 days from £3,550

Admire Ladakh’s dramatic landscapes and rich culture, full of distinctive Buddhist architecture, jewellery & costumes. Hike through refreshing mountains, enjoying monasteries,...

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If Tarzan went to Sri Lanka...

21 days from £5,750

This tour is an Ampersand favourite! If Tarzan went to Sri Lanka we are sure that he would do something...

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India's Ultimate Wellness Retreat - A Week at Vana

9 days from £2,990

Indulge in the ultimate restorative break: 8 days at Asia’s most innovative yet authentic new wellness retreat, Vana in the...

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Leh in Ladakh and Rajasthan's Golden Triangle... A Perfect North Indian Pairing from April to Sept

16 days from £4,250

Ladakh and Rajasthan are a match made in heaven – the contrast makes for a wonderfully varied and well-paced trip....

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Luxury Indonesian Island Tour... Aman Bali & Beyond

12 days from £3,990

Begin at the Amandari in Ubud, Bali, set amidst forests, rivers and emerald rice paddies. Next, to the Amanwana for...

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Luxury on the Irrawaddy River... Exploring Burma on board the Belmond Orcaella

15 days from £4,750

Combine the best of both on and off land travel with our tailor made Burma itinerary. You will experience the...

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Luxury Voyage around Indonesia’s Komodo Islands on Alila Purnama

12 days from £7,495

This trip combines the effortless style and luxury of all Alila properties, both on land and at sea. Go island-hopping...

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Nihi Sumba Island... Indonesia's Most Romantic Island Hideaway

10 days from £5,260

Just one hour's flight from Bali, Nihi Sumba Island is a small and exclusive resort in remote eastern Indonesia –...

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Mystical Tamil Nadu... Our Sacred South India Tour

15 days from £3,950

Exploring the myths and legends of the sacred south-east, this journey encapsulates the essence of the spiritual state of Tamil...

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Retracing China's Ancient Tea and Horse Caravan Trail

13 days from £5,350

Jeff Fuchs’ expert led expedition along the unexplored sections of the Ancient Tea and Horse Caravan Road. Explore the diversity...

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Sanctuary Ananda Cruise… Iconic Burma in Luxurious Style

15 days from £5,395

Combine the very best of Burma’s iconic sites with a luxurious voyage down the Irrawaddy River aboard one of the...

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Sensational Bali, Indonesia with Alila Villas

9 days from £3,440

This deliciously indulgent holiday captures the very best of Bali staying exclusively with Alila Villas properties. Start with three nights...

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Southern Vietnam & Cambodia’s Ancient Kingdom of Angkor

15 days from £4,795

Go beyond the traditional tourist trails on this overland journey combining southern Vietnam and Cambodia. Begin in the bustling and...

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Sri Lanka's Cultural Triangle & Beach

15 days from £3,950

This tour offers both an insightful view to Sri Lanka's history as well a relaxing coastal break enjoying the island's...

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Tiger Blue, Indonesia: The Ultimate Sea Safari

12 days from £4,550

Make it up as you go along on the ultimate Indonesian sea safari. Any stay on board the Tiger Blue...

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Temples & Volcanoes of Central Java, Indonesia

12 days from £3,455

Discover Indonesia’s most populated island in this tailor-made itinerary. From the bustling streets of Yogyakarta to the rural idyll of...

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The Best of Luxury Bali, Indonesia... The Ultimate Aman Experience

9 days from £3,055

Start at the Amankila – a wonderful sanctuary for romantic, spiritual and active pursuits. Continue to the Amandari in the...

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The Historical Treasures & Natural Wonders of Laos

16 days from £4,275

Uncover the charm and cultural gems of this utterly alluring country on this perfect introductory tailor-made itinerary. Travel from south...

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The Most Spectacular Festival in Sri Lanka - Esala Perahera

11 days from £2,800

This variety packed tour gives you an in depth insight into what Sri Lanka is all about. Take part in...

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The Perfect Summer Honeymoon in Sri Lanka

15 days from £3,850

Sri Lanka's cultural charms and natural beauty make her the perfect destination for an exotic Asian honeymoon. For a relatively...

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The Ultimate Indonesia Honeymoon

19 days from £12,450

This ultimate romantic getaway is perfect for those looking for 5-star service, opulent comfort and privacy whilst experiencing the beauty...

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