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Leading the way for over 25 years…welcome to the High Places website

High Places began in 1988 when Bob and Mary Lancaster took a group of friends trekking in India. It all worked very well and things have come a long way since then. We now offer walking, discovery, cycling, family and photography holidays to destinations across the world. What hasn't changed though is our passion for making holidays memorable, our carefully researched itineraries and our personal service; we look forward to continuing this and welcoming you on a High Places holiday in 2014… read more

Trekking & hiking holidays

Get off the beaten track throughout South East Asia, Africa, India and the Himalayas,China and Central Asia, Central and South America and the Middle East. Special offer…10% discount on all Ladakh trips if booked by 15 February

Trekking & hiking holidays

Our Discovery Holidays are designed to focus more on the insight knowledge of the Culture of the place and take you through the historical sights and the highlights of the region.

Trekking & hiking holidays

For those who enjoy two-wheeled holidays we have introduced some new cycling trips. For 2014 we continue our successful Lands End to John o'Groats trip and look out for our exciting new Road to Vienna tour. Details coming soon.

Trekking & hiking holidays

Travelling with your family is great fun. Taking your children on a holiday where they will experience different activities,cultures and people is a great experience, for you and them. There is something for everyone on our family adventure trips.

Trekking & hiking holidays

We have introduced a number of specialist photography trips. Hone your skills in some of the world's great locations.

Trekking & hiking holidays

Walking clubs, schools, corporate groups, friends, family… Whatever your group we are happy to arrange a special trip for you. We have a great deal of experience organising trips for all kinds of groups and may be able to offer special rates. Please contact us if you have something in mind which is not listed - we may be able to organise it.

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Across the Kuari La – The Lord Curzon Tr

From GBP 998 for 17 days

After a hill station warm-up, we follow a serie... read more


Cambodia-Vietnam Family Holiday

From GBP 1448 for 15 days

A new destination added by High places. Vietn... read more


Classic South India

From GBP 858 for 15 days

From intricately carved temples to the tranquil... read more



From GBP 1598 for 15 days

This is specially designed tour to give you an all... read more


Himalayan Photography & Trekking Adventu

From GBP 1999 for 14 days

An extraordinary two weeks combining photograph... read more


Enchanting Rajasthan

From GBP 1148 for 17 days

Rajasthan is often referred to as the land of M... read more


Ladakh: The Stok Kangri Trek

From GBP 1448 for 16 days

Classic trek in the Indian Himalayas
W... read more


Best of Nepal

From GBP 698 for 9 days

This trip provides you an excellent opportunity... read more