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Travelling with Odyssey

Based in Sydney, Australia, our mission is to provide world-class small group tours for the mature aged traveller.

When we started in 1983, Odyssey Traveller pioneered small group tours for the mature aged traveller. We understand the challenges of travelling and are experts at creating an unforgettable travel experiences for you.

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Since 1983
1800+ Departures
40,000+ Travellers

Our Values

Comfort and safety
World-class educational and cultural tours
Sustainable and inclusive tourism

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17 Total Tours
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Morocco tour

20 days

Mar, Apr, Oct

Morocco tour for senior travellers

Visiting Morocco

Morocco is a gateway: step through and discover a world of colour, diversity and wonder to Meknes, Rabat and more unlike anything you have experienced before. Rich traditions and heritage are explored and visited on a small group tour for mature and senior travellers couples and solo travellers.

From £6,138 GBP

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Industrial revolution

23 days

Oct, Apr, Sep

Canals and Railways in the Industrial Revolution Tour | Tours for Seniors in Britain

Visiting England, Scotland

A small group tour of Wales, Scotland & England that traces the history of the journey that is the Industrial revolution. Knowledgeable local guides and your tour leader share their history with you on this escorted tour including Glasgow, London, New Lanark & Manchester, Liverpool and the Lake district.

From £8,358 GBP

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Portree, Isle of Skye, Scotland

20 days

Jul, Sep, May, Aug

Scottish Islands and Shetland small group tours for seniors

Visiting Scotland

An escorted small group tour for couples and solo travellers of the Scottish isles including the isle of Skye draws on local guides to share their knowledge of the destinations in this unique part of Scotland. UNESCO world heritage site are visited as breathtaking scenery and authentic experiences are shared in a group of like minded people on this guided tour of remote Scotland.

From £7,444 GBP

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Bach Classical European Music Festival small group tour

16 days

Jun

Bach Classical European Music Festival small group tours

Visiting Germany

Enjoy the best of Bach travelling with mature couples or solo travellers in a small group tour. We take time to appreciate not just the music but also to explore Bach's history and influences in Germany. The program spends 16 days visiting the locations that where influences on his life as well as attending the Bach Music festival in Leipzig.

From £6,872 GBP

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Mizdakhan Cemetery, Nukus, Uzbekistan

27 days

May, Aug

The Stans Small Group Tour: Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Turkmenistan

Visiting Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan

This Odyssey is designed for the adventurous traveller, a couple or solo traveller on a small group tour who is prepared for a range of accommodation styles, for walking excursions and some long travel days in 3 Central Asian countries. The program combines experiences with great scenery, ancient and modern histories, family visits and lifestyles that differ dramatically.

From £8,629 GBP

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rural France

24 days

Apr, Sep

Rural France | Small Group Tour for Seniors

Visiting France

On this small group Rural France tour, we spend 24 days exploring France beyond its bustling cities, travelling off the beaten track. We will explore the pastoral and provincial splendour of French rural towns which have resisted the dual siege of the automobile and the property developer. Our small group will visit many of France’s beautiful towns where within their walls the villagers conduct their daily lives much as they have done since Napoleonic times.

From £9,785 GBP

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England’s villages small group history tours for mature travellers

19 days

Sep, Jun

England’s villages small group history tours for mature travellers

Visiting England

Guided tour of the villages of England. The tour leader manages local guides to share their knowledge to give an authentic experience across England. This trip includes the UNESCO World heritage site of Avebury as well as villages in Cornwall, Devon, Dartmoor the border of Wales and the Cotswolds.

From £7,599 GBP

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Egypt tour valley of the kings

18 days

Nov, Jan

Egypt tour: escorted small group history & cultural tour of Egypt

Visiting Egypt

Our small group program for senior and mature couples and solo travelers takes us to contemporary feats such as the Aswan Dam and also to current crucibles of the Egyptian experience such as Tahrir Square. Proof, were it needed, that Egypt’s role as the pivot of civilisation is far from ended. There is the opportunity to visit our Morocco, Jordan or Iran tours before embarking on this tour of Egypt.

From £5,641 GBP

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Taktshang Goemba, Tiger nest monastery, Bhutan

14 days

Nov, Apr

Tour of Darjeeling, Sikkim, and Bhutan

Visiting Bhutan, India

Join Odyssey Traveller on this small group tour in the Indian subcontinent, taking us from the verdant tea gardens of Darjeeling nestled in the Himalayan mountain range, to the hilltop monasteries of the former independent kingdom of Sikkim, and finally to the pristine and beautifully isolated mountain landscape of Bhutan.

From £5,948 GBP

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Island of Sicily

12 days

Apr, Sep

Malta & Sicily - Mediterranean Islands small group tour

Visiting Italy, Malta

For centuries Malta & Sicily, held the key to the Mediterranean. Unlike other European tour companies, Odyssey provides a tour leader and local guides to share detailed itineraries about the destinations on these small group journeys. For mature couples and solo travellers. A reasonable single supplement is charged.

From £5,229 GBP

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Ancient History of Jordan

9 days

Jan, Apr, Oct

Ancient History of Jordan | Escorted Small Group Tour

Visiting Jordan

Explore Jordan, visiting its capital city, Amman Jordan, the ancient Desert Castles, Petra and the Dead Sea on a small group package tour for mature and senior travellers travelling as a couple or Solo.

From £3,065 GBP

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The Pena National Palace Sao Pedro de Penaferrim, Sintra, Portugal

18 days

Apr, Aug

Discover Portugal

Visiting Portugal

Join Odyssey Traveller small group journeys with like minded people on this immersive 18-day escorted tour of Portugal. This travel experience takes us from the capital of Lisbon, through Portugal's many historic cities and key UNESCO World heritage sites.

From £5,808 GBP

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Book With Confidence

If less than 30 days before your tour starts you are unable to travel as a result of Government travel restrictions, Odyssey Traveller will assist you with a date change, provide you with a credit or process a refund for your booking less any non-recoverable costs.

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Peace of Mind Travel

The safety of our travellers, tour leader, local guide and support staff has always been our top priority and with the new guidelines for public health and safety for keeping safe for destinations around the world, we’ve developed our plan to give you peace of mind when travelling with us.

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Latest Travel Articles

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Medieval British Village Life: The Definitive Guide for Seniors

Life in the Medieval British Village In a previous article, we looked at the icons of the British village–the pub and the cottage–and looked at their history and evolution from Roman and Norman times. In…

22 Aug 23 · 15 mins read
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Empires in World History

Empires in World History

Empires shape history and influence the format of many of our small group tours. The Mongol, Persian, Roman, British and Ottoman empires are just a few An Antipodean travel company serving World Travellers since 1983 with small group educational tours for senior couples and mature solo travellers.

29 Jul 23 · 13 mins read
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Great Museums of New York City

Great Museums of New York City

New York, one of the world's great cities, theatre, architecture, galleries, museums and urban life crammed into one location. This article summarises some of the great museums of the city to explore. An Antipodean travel company serving World Travellers since 1983 with small group educational tours for senior couples and mature solo travellers.

29 Jul 23 · 12 mins read
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The Rosetta Stone

The Rosetta Stone

Learning about the Rosetta stone, part of the deep history of Egypt An Antipodean travel company serving World Travellers since 1983 with small group educational tours for senior couples and mature solo travellers.

18 Jul 23 · 7 mins read
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The Country House, Britain

The Country House, Britain

Articles explores the evolution of the British country house. Landscape, the work of the likes of Capability Brown have influenced the house through time. An Antipodean travel company serving World Travellers since 1983 with small group educational tours for senior couples and mature solo travellers.

18 Jul 23 · 13 mins read
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John Constable

John Constable

John Constable is one of Englands leading landscape painters. Article for those travellers exploring the villages and landscapes of England. An Antipodean travel company serving World Travellers since 1983 with small group educational tours for senior couples and mature solo travellers.

18 Jul 23 · 14 mins read
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Gondolas on narrow canal in Venice, Italy

The Rise of Venice

Venice, Italy a traders paradise for pilgrims and merchants, now a tourists mecca. A deep history of people, culture and intrigue awaits the visitor to Venice from the St Mark's sq to the Doges palace, carnivals and the Gondolas. An Antipodean travel company serving World Travellers since 1983 with small group educational tours for senior couples and mature solo travellers.

20 May 23 · 12 mins read
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Pérouges, France

Pérouges, France

Pérouges considered by commentators to be one of the prettiest villages in France. An Antipodean travel company serving World Travellers since 1983 with small group educational tours for senior couples and mature solo travellers.

19 May 23 · 8 mins read
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Faroe Islands

Creating the Faroe Islands

Creating the Faroe Islands, an independent constituency of Denmark. A short piece for mature solo and senior couples looking to join a small group tour to these Islands which played an important part in both Viking and Scottish history. An Antipodean travel company serving World Travellers since 1983.

19 May 23 · 10 mins read
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Introduction from Mark

Mark Banning Taylor

Mark Banning-Taylor

Chairman & Owner of Odyssey Traveller (est. 1983)

With older adults of any age group joining Odyssey Travellers Small Group Tours now from countries all over the world, we continue to appreciate and enjoy your positive contribution to our small group tour programs of typically between 6 to 14 people of like minded people provide the companionship that make a great tour, a memorable one . We remain committed to you participating in our programs from wherever you live and however you choose to reach us via google, social media, such as facebook or twitter or in person.

Odyssey is unique and adaptable and we have a full programme online for seniors seeking to travel of over 180 tours available for you to book with departure dates and prices through to December 2022. We also have published more than 600 articles and country profiles to read and learn about a current or future proposed destination.

Odyssey small team’s ongoing commitment to looking after you was recently tested with the Coronavirus. Our service standards and ability to be flexible and think of innovative solutions in challenging times is reflected in our mantra of “treating others how you would like to be treated yourself”. This remains core to our approach in taking care of the details for you from the time you book to the end of the journey whether as a couple or single travellers on any sightseeing trip on our seniors coach tours All that we do is focussed on the older person and the small group journeys you seek to enjoy.

For those travellers looking at our pages for the first time, we say welcome, and to our regular travellers and members of our unique loyalty program, we say thank you and welcome back.

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