Summit Travel Blog

Experience Ecuador & the Galapagos


Spectacular, isolated and home to the famed Galapagos giant tortoise, Ecuador’s Galapagos Islands really do feel like another world Jess recently returned from her first trip to South America and started off with an Ecuador and Galapagos adventure with Chimu; see her amazing experience below GALAPAGOS ISLANDS BY LAND   SANTA CRUZ ISLAND GIANT TORTOISE RESERVE…

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Best of: Japan in Spring


Jess has recently returned from leading her group in Japan; Temples Geishas & Cherry Blossoms and shares some of her favourite photos below. The group enjoyed experiencing the contrast of tradition and modern Japan, the bustling neon lit streets of Tokyo, the peacefulness of soaking in an onsen during snow fall in Hakone and the elegance of…

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Limited Edition Tours & Expeditions


We’re proud to announce a range of unique new journeys for travellers looking to combine their special interests with their love of travel. From history and archaeology, to literature, photography and wildlife, our Limited Edition small group tours have been crafted just for you.   Trekking to El Mirador, Guatemala There are three ways to…

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Capturing the Colours of Central America


Jess has recently returned from travelling in Central America with Peregrine and Intrepid. She thoroughly enjoyed capturing the colours of Central America in the streets of Oaxaca, the food in Mexico City, the beaches in Belize and the markets in Guatemala. Take a look at some of her favourite photos below. Jess travelled on the Mexico in…

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EVEREST HIGH PASSES TREK – March/April 2016


  This is one of the greatest treks in the world. The Everest High Passes encompasses all there is about trekking. Firstly, the mountains, these are the Himalaya, the biggest mountains on earth, and they are enormous. Secondly, the local people, the Sherpa’s, they are friendly, unique and helpful. Their spirituality, their culture are all there on  display. However, the reality…

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Mountain Lodges of Peru


Peru is undoubtedly one of the main highlights of South America, rich in history, culture, traditional arts, biodiversity and amazing food with a wild and rugged landscape featuring the peaks of the Andes, the Amazon rain forest and deep canyons. The scattered remnants of ancient civilisations including Machu Picchu, Lost City of the Incas are waiting to…

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Best of Patagonia


  Whether you visit Patagonia as a stand alone trip, or incorporate it into your Antarctic voyage adventure, this is one of the world’s most spectacular and pristine locations. The mountains of Patagonia are instantly recognisable due to their sheerness, the unbelievably steep cliffs and soaring rock faces. And where there are huge mountains, there are…

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Iceland: The Land of Fire & Ice


  Often referred to as the “land of fire and ice”. Iceland is young and still in the midst of its very creation, the ongoing result of our earths most fundamental and powerful processes.  To visit Iceland is to touch the primordial landscape with all of its diverse and raw beauty.  Where else in the…

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13 Reasons we love Japan


  Discover Japan’s contrasts, from its sleek, modern cities to ancient towns and traditional customs. Wander Tokyo’s dazzling streets and hurtle along on the bullet train. Enjoy the beauty of the cherry blossoms, bathe in a serene onsen near Mount Fuji in Hakone, eat your way through the thriving food scene in Hiroshima and experience…

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Top Reasons to Travel in South East Asia


  Welcome to South East Asia. Feel your senses come alive as you walk Hanoi’s crazy streets, witness the daily parade of saffron-robed monks in Luang Prabang, walk through the jungle to view the sunrise over Angkor Wat and take in the tranquility of Inle Lake. Below we’ve included some of our favourite reasons for visiting…

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