About Discover the World

Discover the World is one of the UK’s leading specialist tour operators offering destinations as diverse as the Polar Regions to New Zealand. With over 24 years experience, we offer a vast selection of imaginative itineraries, from escorted tours to tailor-made independent holidays, adventurous expeditions to leisurely self -drives, suitable for all budgets and tastes.


Each programme & destination within the Discover the World group offers its own unique selection of holidays that will capture your imagination and leave you wanting more:

  • Iceland & Greenland as the world’s leading tour operator to Iceland, Discover the World have the most comprehensive programme of innovative and cutting-edge holidays. Both summer (May-September) and winter holidays (Oct – Apr) are detailed in our extensive brochure which offers an incredible choice of independent and escorted itineraries from city breaks to ‘self-drives’. Activities include Superjeep Safaris, whale watching, horse riding and hiking to name but a few. Prices start from £327pp for a 3-night Reykjavik city break. For further information visit www.discover-the-world.co.uk/iceland or call 01737 218800
  • Lapland & Beyond is the largest collection of winter holidays (Oct – Apr) ever offered by a UK tour operator to this region. Discover the World is the only UK tour operator offering exclusive direct flights from Heathrow to Kiruna, home to the one and only ICEHOTEL. After just three and half hours you’ll be in pristine winter wonderland ready to enjoy your holiday in full. In Finland you’ll find a selection of holidays based in cosy traditional log cabins as well as spa hotels, ice dwellings and even glass igloos. Further north we combine a wonderful selection of iconic experiences in Norway’s Finnmark region. Prices start from £644pp for the 3 or 4 night Sami Experience. For further information visit www.discover-the-world.co.uk/lapland or call 01737 218800
  • Polar Journeys focuses on adventurous voyages and land based holidays that highlight the stunning landscapes of the High Arctic and Antarctica, the North and South Poles, the natural beauty of Greenland, polar bear adventures in Canada as well as a collection of holiday additions to Argentina and Chile. Aimed at the discerning traveller, a journey into these regions is guaranteed to be a holiday like no other, with the dramatic scenery and extraordinary wildlife contributing to the adventure. Prices start from £1915pp for our 11-day Around Spitsbergen voyage (exc. flights). For further information visit www.discover-the-world.co.uk/polarjourneys or call 01737 218800
  • Discover New Zealand provides a comprehensive travel service to and around New Zealand. The combination of our brochure and one-stop website will give you all the information you need to maximise your holiday to this magical country. Prices start from £1221pp for the 21-day Discover Aotearoa self drive experience holiday excluding flights. For further information visit www.discover-the-world.co.uk/newzealand or call 01737 218800
  • Living Planet is an overseas field studies programme dedicated to providing tailor-made educational travel for students and teachers alike. Our new Schools Discover Iceland programme showcases the island’s incredible natural wonders with a stunning collection of invaluable educational trips to suit a variety of purposes, whether it be curriculum based or purely recreational. Prices start from £520pp for a 3-night Study Visit to Iceland. For further information visit www.discover-the-world.co.uk/livingplanet or call 01737 218800

For further information on any of these programs, please call our expert team on +44 (0)1737 218800 or visit our programme specific websites.


To request brochures, images & factboxes, or to discuss press trip opportunities, please contact Andy Eastham on 01737 214 294 or email Andy@discover-the-world.co.uk

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