We're proud to introduce Epic Tomato, our new high-octane travel brand designed to quench your thirst for intrepid expedition.
Imagine a three-day trek through a seething jungle that sees you emerge at a paradisiacal coastline... Our hand-picked expert Epic team (including ex-military and SAS guides) is here to make your time off work harder. Leave the office behind and make your holiday count. Embed yourself in adventure in Papua New Guinea, Nepal, Antarctic snow plains or Borneo, to name but a few...
Click through the slideshow below to view an example of each of the five categories: desert, polar, jungle, mountain, river.
If you're looking for a totally inimitable experience you probably won't be able to replicate this with anyone else.
For more information on Epic Tomato's tailor-made adventures to the world's most unusual destinations visit www.epictomato.com or call +44 207 426 9888.
Epic's extended Arctic experience takes you to Baffin on a sled-hauling itinerary that encompasses a sociological litmus test of physical agility: Acquire local Inuit survival tips, eat reindeer and pick up the odd phrase of Inuktitut or Inuinnaqtun whilst undertaking one of the most incredible treks that few people will ever have the opportunity to complete. If you're looking to withdraw yourself from the confines of urbane society and to immerse yourself entirely into life in the extreme wilderness, this trip is for you.
Epic Tomato's custom-made trip to this environment of surreal extremes and panoramic skies brings you areas of the Skeleton Coast that others can't, beginning the moment you board a private helicopter for an awesome induction to this savage coastline from up above. Aided by expert guides you'll be equipped with a quad bike to reach isolated tribes that call this place home. Your unique accommodation comes complete with your very own ancient art collection; known as the 'burning mountain' in Afrikaans, the Brandberg was once paradise to the San bushman and features over 11,000 bushman paintings.
Guyana's tropical wilds were deemed so hostile to humans by Napoleon III that they were selected for the infamous marooned French penal colony, Devil's Island, in 1852. Epic's trip through this bounteous South American all-natural amusement park focuses on the country's raw and luxuriant appeal and scenic contrasts. Learn how to survive in the jungle from your SAS and ex-military guides who accompany you as you trek and sail into the heart of the Guyanan jungle; sleeping in natural shelters and foraging for food, using bows and arrows. This, most certainly is not your average 5-star all-inclusive.
This rigorous expedition challenges adventurers to experience pre-Inca civilisations and the visually arresting landscape they settled in via expertly planned trekking routes. The first 'warm-up' is the climb through the pass of Pelecheco in the heart of the Apolobamba range, via several phenomenal high plain settlements, including Carabuco and Escoma. From the steepest incline to one of the most markedly horizontal sights on surface of the planet, the Uyuni Salt Flats: When it comes to sensational entrances, Epic holds the edge here as clients disembark from a private flight directly only the salt flats, an experience which lives on in the memory of just a handful of people in the world.
Epic's Nepalese expedition guides you through the India borderlands, in Southern Nepal, a remote region where tourists are notably absent. Camping on pristine white, sandy beaches and meandering along the river through a dense jungle corridor; this is privacy re-examined. Along the way you'll encounter any one of the 250 native species of birds, or the rare freshwater dolphin and scarce Gharial and Mugger crocodiles as the river reaches the Gangetic plain.
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