Not only is the summer a great time of year weather-wise, it's also the time of year when a number of our favourite destinations come into their own. From Central Asia to hidden Europe we've put together a selection of ways to get the most out of summer with our best trips throughout June, July and August - the hardest part will be deciding where to go next...
Peru: Lost Treasures of the Cloud Warriors
3 June | 14 days | £2695
A remarkable adventure to northern Peru, once home to the cloud warriors of Chachapoyas and a number of pre-Columbian sites. Visit the mountain fortress of Kuelap, recently discovered Gocta Falls and witness the colourful Raymillacta Festival.
Walking in Montenegro
3 June | 8 days | £1495
Despite being a tiny country, Montenegro is strikingly diverse with wild mountains, medieval towns and a beautiful coastline. Walk through remote valleys, discover Europe's deepest canyon and explore Durmitor National Park and the wonderful bay of Kotor.
Across the Tibetan Steppe
9 June | 16 days | £4295
Discover the mysterious land of Tibet with its rolling hills, deep gorges and turquoise lakes. Visit ancient Buddhist monasteries, explore the mystical city of Lhasa and witness the splendour of both Mount Everest and the panoramic vistas of the Tibetan steppe.
Georgia: Land of Myths & Mountains
10 June | 9 days | £1395
Explore Georgia's highlights and lesser known gems in just 9 days. Travel from the historical old town of Tbilisi to the breathtaking Caucasus mountains, visit the cave towns of Vardzia and Uplistsikh and enjoy an authentic homestay with a Georgian family.
Bolivia: High & Wild
11 June | 15 days | £4295
One of South America's best kept secrets, Bolivia offers culture, history and mind-blowing landscapes in abundance. Visit the stunning Salar de Uyuni salt flats, the sparkling waters of Lake Titicaca and the captivating cities of Sucre and Potosi.
India: High Road to Kashmir
28 June | 16 days | £2825
Combine beautiful Kashmir with neighbouring Ladakh on this adventure to a magical region of India. Visit the remote Nubra Valley, explore the alpine mountains and lakes of Srinagar and celebrate the Hemis Festival, in honour of the founder of Tibetan Buddhism.
Madagascar Off-Road Adventure
1 July | 15 days | £2795
On this bucket-list island, incredibly rich in unique wildlife, visit Isalo National Park and the lemurs of Anja and Ranomafana. Enjoy walks through the beautiful countryside, watch a magnificent sunset at the Avenue of the Baobabs and meet the Malagasy people, from Mikea hunter-gatherers to Vezo fishermen.
Into the Balkans: Serbia, Kosovo, Bosnia & Herzegovina
1 July | 15 days | £2695
Lying at the crossroads of eastern and western Europe the Balkans combine history, warm hospitality and beautiful scenery. Explore medieval churches, World Heritage monasteries and Bosnia's fascinating old town of Sarajevo, visit the legendary Mostar bridge and discover stunning Vrbas Canyon in the Serbian heartlands.
Pakistan: Summer Mountain Festival Explorer
5 Aug | 22 days | £2950
A country close to our heart Pakistan is home to some of the world's most spectacular mountain scenery. Spend time with the Kalash celebrating their summer festival and visit picturesque Fairy Meadows and the forts of Baltit and Chitral on this in-depth adventure.
Kazakhstan & Kyrgyzstan: Celestial Mountain Action Adventure
6 Aug | 14 days | £2395
A multi-action trip through Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan. Take a helicopter ride over glistening glaciers, white-water raft on the Chui River and enjoy cycling and horse riding through the stunning 'Mountains of Heaven' on this active yet unforgettable adventure.