IH ♥ Culture Holidays

Escape the beach and souvenir shops and experience a different side of travelling by immersing yourself in the history and culture of your chosen holiday destination. Sample cuisine with the locals, visit colourful local markets, and explore historic castles and museums packed with ancient treasures and visit sites right out of the pages of history.

Whether it be visiting ancient temples and ruins in Mexico, experiencing classical art and architecture in Europe, trying kava with the locals in Fiji or visiting World Heritage-listed sites like Borobudur in Indonesia, we have a variety of packages that offer a truly unique cultural experience.

Universal Studios Japan, Family, 3 Nights
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Japan

Japan

Universal Studios Japan, Family, 3 Nights

4 Star
  • 7 days Consecutive Japan rail Pass in Ordinary Class.
  • 3 nights accommodation at the 4-star Hotel Universal Port in a Standard Quad Room.
  • 1 Day Universal Studios Japan Entrance Pass.
3 nights
from$929*
Victoria Express Package, 7 nights
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Vietnam

Vietnam

Victoria Express Package, 7 nights

Star
  • 1 nights 4-star accommodation at the Mercure Hanoi La Gare, Hanoi in a Standard Room including Breakfast.
  • Private transfer from Hanoi hotel to Hanoi station.
  • Overnight train journey onboard the Victoria Express train from Hanoi to Lao Cai based on Twin occupancy in a Deluxe 2 Berth Cabin.
  • Private transfer from Lao Cai Station to Sapa Hotel.
  • 2 nights 4-Star accommodation at the Victoria Sapa Resort and Spa Hotel, Sapa in a Superior Room including Breakfast.
  • Private transfer from Sapa Hotel to Lao Cai station.
  • Overnight train journey onboard the Victoria Express train from Lao Cai to Hanoi based on Twin occupancy in a Deluxe 2 Berth Cabin.
  • Private transfer from Hanoi station to Hanoi hotel.
  • 2 nights 3-star accommodation at the Mercure Hanoi La Gare, Hanoi in a Standard Room including Breakfast.
7 nights
from$979*
Snow Train Splendour, 7 Nights
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Canada

Canada

Snow Train Splendour, 7 Nights

Star
  • 3 nights accommmodation at the 4-star Rosedale on Robson Suite Hotel in a 1 Bedroom Deluxe Suite.
  • Continental breakfast daily at Rosedale on Robson Suite Hotel.
  • One-way Overnight rail on The Canadian Train from Vancouver to Jasper in an Upper/Lower Berth.
  • All meals onboard the train.
  • 3 nights accommmodation at the 4-star Sawridge Inn, Jasper in a Run of House Room.
  • Capilano Suspension Bridge, Vancouver Booking fee.
7 nights
from$1,129*
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New Zealand

North Island

Northern Explorer & the Bay of Islands, 8 N...

Star
  • 2 nights accommodation at the 4.5-star Citylife Hotel Wellington in a 1 Bedroom Executive Suite.
  • Complimentary 1GB of Wi-Fi per room per day.
  • 1 night accommodation at the 4.5-star VR Queen Street Hotel And Suite in a Deluxe King Suite.
  • Complimentary unlimited Wi-Fi 3 nights accommodation at the 4-star Scenic Hotel Bay Of Islands in a Standard Room.
  • 2 nights accommodation at the 4.5-star VR Queen Street Hotel And Suite in a Deluxe King Suite.
  • Complimentary unlimited Wi-Fi One-way rail journey onboard the Northern Explorer from Wellington to Auckland.
  • One-way seat in vehicle transfer from Wellington International to Hotel.
  • One-way seat in vehicle transfer from Hotel to Wellington Railway Station.
  • One-way seat in vehicle transfer from Hotel to Auckland International Airport.
  • Capital Tastes Tour.
  • Half Day Guided Kayak Tour.
  • Pride of Auckland Dinner Cruise.
  • 4 day car hire with Avis Car Rental of a Toyota Yarisbor similar (pick up & drop off Auckland Downtown).
  • 2 drivers.
  • Unlimited kilometres.
  • Goods and services tax (GST).
8 nights
from$1,565*
Glaciers & Mountains, 9 Nights
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New Zealand

South Island

Glaciers & Mountains, 9 Nights

Star
  • 2 nights accommodation at the 4-star Mercure Queenstown Resort in a Garden View Room.
  • 1 nights accommodation at the 4.5-star Mercure Oakridge Wanaka in a Standard Room.
  • 2 nights accommodation at the 4.5-star Bella Vista Motel Fox Glacier in a Compact Studio.
  • 1 nights accommodation at the 3-star Kingsgate Greymouth in a Superior Room.
  • 2 nights accommodation at the 4-star Chateau On The Park in a Guest Room.
  • 1 nights accommodation at the 4-star Mercure Queenstown Resort in a Garden View Room.
  • Milford Sound Nature Cruise.
  • Fox Trail - Terminal Face Walk.
  • Brewery Tour.
  • Mt Cook Day Tour including lunch.
  • One-way rail journey from Greymouth to Christchurch onboard the TranzAlpine.
  • Return seat in vehicle transfers from Queenstown Airport to hotel.
  • 4 day car hire with Avis Car Rental Toyota Yaris or similar (pick up Queenstown Downtown & drop off Greymouth Station).
  • Unlimited kilometres.
  • Goods and services tax (GST).
9 nights
from$1,855*
German Enchantment Family Package, 9 Days
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Germany

Germany

German Enchantment Family Package, 9 Days

4 Star
  • 3 days in 1 month Germany Rail Pass based on an Adult and Child Saver Fare in 2nd class.
  • Munich.

  • 3 nights accommodation at the 4-star Four Points by Sheraton Central in a Studio Room.
  • Royal Castles - Neuschwanstein and Linderhof package.
  • Heidelberg.

  • 2 nights accommodation at te 4-star Crown Plaza Heidelberg City Centre in a 2 Double Beds Club Room.
  • Frankfurt.

  • 3 nights accommodation at the 4-star Novotel Frankfurt City in a Superior Double Room with a Sofa.
  • Heidelberg Tour with Hotel Pickup.
8 nights
from$2,195*
Indian Pacific - Sydney Explorer & Hunter Valley, 6 Nights, Gold Service
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Australia

Australia

Indian Pacific - Sydney Explorer & Hunter V...

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  • 3 nights onboard the Indian Pacific, Gold Service, Twin Cabin Perth to Sydney.
  • All meals plus standard beverages onboard the Indian Pacific.
  • Off Train Excursions and Outback Experiences on the Indian Pacific.
  • 3 nights accommodation at the 4-star Seasons Harbour Plaza Sydney in a Studio Deluxe Room.
  • Spectacular Sydney with Captain Cook Luncheon Cruise.
  • Hunter Valley Harvest Wine Experience with a two course lunch at Hunter Valley Resort, 3 wine tastings and a wine appreciation tour.
6 nights
from$3,069*
To Kerala on the Konkan Railway, 13 Nights
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India

India

To Kerala on the Konkan Railway, 13 Nights

Star
  • 13 nights hotel accommodation.
  • 32 meals including 13 breakfasts, 6 lunches and 13 dinners, including 1 packed dinner.
  • Scenic rail journey aboard the Konkan Railway from Mumbai to Goa travelling along the Arabian coastline.
  • Guided sightseeing tours of Mumbai, Panjim, Mangalore, Cochin and Alleppey Visits to the Prince of Wales Museum and the Elephanta Caves Kathakali dance .
  • performance in Cochin and a traditional dance performance in Periyar Excursions to a tea and a spice plantation Cruises on Lake Periyar and Kerala's backwaters .
  • Excursion to Kanyakumari, including a visit to the Gandhi Memorial Visit to Padmanabhaswamy Temple to admire its Draviian architectural facade.
  • The services of a professional Tour Manager from start to finish.
13 nights
from$3,315*
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Singapore

Singapore

Singapore to Bangkok aboard Eastern & Orien...

5 Star
  • One way 2 night journey from Singapore to Bangkok aboard Eastern & Oriental Express in a Pullman Cabin.
  • Off Train Excursions.
  • All table d'hote meals and accommodation onboard based on two people sharing.
2 nights
from$4,209*
First Passage to the West Culinary Exploration, 9 Nights
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EARLY BIRD BONUS Receive up to $1000 per couple in Added Value Credit

Canada

First Passage to the West Culinary Explorat...

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  • 2 days onboard Rocky Mountaineer in GoldLeaf Service.
  • 9 nights hotel accommodation.
  • 2 breakfasts & 4 lunches .
  • Six-course wine-paired gourmet menu The Post Hotel Dining Room.
  • Six-course wine-paired chef's tasting at Eden Restaurant in the Rimrock Hotel.
  • Culinary walking tour of Granville Island or Chinatown.
  • A Culinary tour of one of Calgary's neighbourhoods.
  • Vancouver Lookout.
  • Icefields Parkway Tour including Ice Explorer.
  • Yoho Park Tour, Lake Louise to Banff.
  • Banff to Calgary Tour including Banff Gondola.
  • Panoramic Helicopter Flightseeing.
  • Calgary Tower.
  • Rail station transfers in Vancouver, Kamloops and Lake Louise.
  • Luggage handling & National Parks Pass.
  • EARLY BIRD BONUS Receive up to $1000 per couple in Added Value Credit.

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9 nights
from$6,185*
Centra Central Station Hotel

Thailand

Bangkok

Centra Central Station Hotel

3-5 Star
  • 6 nights accommodation at the 3.
  • 5-star Centra Central Station Hotel in a Centra Premium Room.
  • Return seat in vehicle transfers from Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport to Hotel.
  • City and Temples Tour includes: Hotel pick-up and drop-off, Transport, Guide.
6 nights
Local Life Bangrak Cultural Foodie Walk

Thailand

Bangkok

Local Life Bangrak Cultural Foodie Walk

Star
  • English speaking guide.
  • Drop-off at BTS Surasak Station.
from$39*
Local Life Heritage Walk with Lunch

Thailand

Phuket

Local Life Heritage Walk with Lunch

Star
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off.
  • English speaking guide.
  • Lunch.
from$70*
Local Life Samui Street Eats

Thailand

Koh Samui

Local Life Samui Street Eats

Star
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off.
  • English speaking guide.
from$73*
Local Life Dessert Island by Bike

Thailand

Bangkok

Local Life Dessert Island by Bike

Star
  • English speaking guide.
from$83*
Nadi Cultural/Mudpool Tour

Fiji

Coral Coast - Fiji

Nadi Cultural/Mudpool Tour

Star
  • Return hotel transfers, English speaking guide, Admission fees, Garden of the Sleeping Giant, Viseisei Village, Nadi Markets, Sabeto natural mudpool and hot springs.
from$199*
Dunes Inn - Wilshire

USA

Los Angeles

Dunes Inn - Wilshire

3 Star
  • 4 nights accommodation at the 3-star Dunes Inn - Wilshire in a Standard Room.
  • Return seat in vehicle transfers from Los Angeles Airport to Hotel.
4 nights
from$365*
Dunes Inn Sunset

USA

Los Angeles

Dunes Inn Sunset

3 Star
  • 4 nights accommodation at the 3-star Dunes Inn Sunset in a Standard Room.
  • Return seat in vehicle transfers from Los Angeles Airport to Hotel.
4 nights
from$419*
The Cosmopolitan

USA

Las Vegas

The Cosmopolitan

5 Star
  • 4 nights accommodation at the 5-star The Cosmopolitan in a City Room.
  • Unlimited Wi-Fi.
4 nights
from$725*

USA

Los Angeles

The Garland Hotel

4 Star
  • 5 nights accommodation at the 4-star The Garland Hotel in a Standard King Room.
  • FREE Wi-Fi.
  • FREE shuttle to Universal Studios Hollywood, City walk and metro station.
  • Return seat in vehicle transfers from Los Angeles Airport to Hotel.
  • BONUS 1 FREE night, stay 5 nights, pay for 4.
5 nights
from$929*
W Los Angeles - West Beverley Hills

USA

Los Angeles

W Los Angeles - West Beverley Hills

5 Star
  • 4 nights accommodation at the 5-star W Los Angeles - West Beverley Hills in a Run of House Studio.
  • Return seat in vehicle transfers from Los Angeles Airport to Hotel.
  • BONUS 1 FREE night, stay 4 nights, pay for 3.
  • Horseback Tour near Hollywood Sign: includes Roundtrip transfers with Karmel Shuttle Service.
  • Hollywood Sign On Horseback Tour.
4 nights
from$1,055*