Boutique Small Group Tours
Designed with the adventurous, more mature traveller in mind, small group tours are where Gypsian started and it’s what we do best. Our Classic travellers want an authentic experience: in a cave hotel in Cappadocia, in a beautiful riad in Morocco, onboard a private yacht on the Mediterranean. They want to experience regional taste sensations, get up close and personal with the local culture and explore little visited backstreets that aren’t accessible to most small group tours. If you’re looking for an original experience and the best a country has to offer with the relative safety of a small group tour, we’re what you’ve been searching for.
We have been travelling across different regions around the world for many years. Doing this in small group tours, with between 8-12 people has always been our favourite way of exploring. Travelling in small groups gives greater flexibility and allows you to take full advantage of everything that your location has to offer. If you are looking for a holiday that will offer you the chance to travel and eat with local people, get up and close to the locals and learn about the rich culture each place has to offer then our small group tours are a perfect match.
Oh So Moorish
It's time to live out that Arabian Nights fantasy you've been harbouring! Escape into a world of Kasbahs, Imperial cities and cinnamon-coloured sands with our Oh-So-Moorish tour of Morocco. Our Morocco cultural tours will have you wandering amidst the snake charmers and street performers in Marrakech as we journey deep into Morocco's cultural heartland, making like Lawrence of Arabia as we ride the sands of the mighty Sahara atop our camels, sampling the myriad delights of the Moroccan kitchen and breathing in the crisp mountain air on what feels like the top of the world in the High Atlas Mountains. Soul satisfying travel at its best!.
Tapas N Tagines
Come with Gypsian and discover the labyrinthine alleyways of the ancient medinas of Fez and Marrakech, the bright blue houses and red-tiled roofs of charming Chefchaouen, follow the Moorish vibe into the picturesque villages of Andalucia, gaze in awe at that pinnacle of Islamic architecture, the Alhambra and of course, delight in the culinary discoveries of tagines and tapas as we explore the sensory delights of Morocco and Southern Spain.
Our classic small group tours of Turkey will take you on an epic journey encompassing all that this extraordinary country has to offer. Our small group tours begin in Istanbul, a city that straddles two continents and is truly where east-meets-west enjoy the wealth of cultural influences that have shaped this region as we journey to the ancient city of Ephesus, cruise the turquoise waters of the Mediterranean and feast like Ottoman Sultans at a table laden with culinary delights. You will have a truly unique experience that offers the very best of Turkey.
Wonders of Iran
Experience the delights of the ancient Persian Empire on our 18 day tour to Iran. Discover what we already know and that is Iran is not only extremely rich in Persian culture but is so many things rolled into one. From thousand year old sites to the chaotic traffic of Tehran Iran's greatest attraction would be the warmth and generosity of its' people.
Silk Roads and Crusaders
Our ultimate cultural journey begins in Azerbaijan a land exploding with contrasts and contradictions and follows the footsteps of Silk Road traders and and maybe catch a Crusaders. We will discover the rich history of Baku, explore the magnificent wine fields of Kakheti, the spectacular High Caucasus Mountains, the incredible Christian heritage of Armenia and finally we'll sample brown-and-white-marbled helva, olives in every different colour you can imagine and linger in one of the many bakeries and watch the world go by "Turkish" style.