Whether you treat Mum to the experience of a lifetime, or your presence is your present, there is no better Mother’s Day than one that ends with a surprise trip away. Create memories that will last forever as you journey to encounter some of the most awe-inspiring sights, delve into cultures you have never experienced before and, most importantly, have some much needed bonding time with your number-one lady.
No matter what kind of woman your Mum is, Exodus Travels has a trip that will deliver everything she could ever want, need and dream of. With a range of tours that immerse guests in the culture of the region, Exodus Travels has created adventure experiences fit for people of any age.
Our top picks?
Chateaux of the Loire Self-Guided Walk
9 days from $2,765
Amble through the French countryside on this self-guided tour. Enjoy plenty of time to explore each village you encounter with a one-day on one-day off walking schedule. This relaxed trip will be a once in a lifetime bonding
experience for you and Mum as you wander along the beautiful Loire and Cher rivers, chatting and taking in the sights of the lush green vineyards and cobblestone streets. Settle in each night with an array of local wines and delectable French delicacies.
Inca Trail, Titicaca and Nazca
15 days from $3,895
Discover wonders of the ancient as you trek along the most famous track in the world, the Inca Trail, towards Machu Picchu. Understand the diversity of Peru’s landscape and history as you travel to Lake Titicaca and explore its floating reed islands and marvel at the ancient and unexplained lines of the Nazca civilisation. Each day will expose you to a sight unlike any other on your 14 day journey.
Treasures of Sicily
9 days from $2,415
What better way to treat your history-loving mum than a trip to Sicily? Enjoy archaeological sites in UNESCO heritage listed Syracuse, Agrigento and Selinunte; all backdropped by breathtaking views of the Mediterranean. Each day of your tour around the coast of this picturesque island will be a feast for your eyes (and stomachs), serving up some of the best Italy has to offer.
Gorillas and the Masai Mara
16 days from $6,145
If your Mum loves nature and wildlife, this is the trip for her. This extraordinary camping adventure will take you through the breathtaking game reserves and national parks of Kenya and Uganda. Enjoy the unforgettable opportunity to spend a full hour in the company of Mountain Gorillas in the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. Travel from the vast Masai Mara, Lake Nakuru to Murchison Falls and beyond, observing some of Africa’s most exquisite wildlife.
Cycle Indochina and Angkor
16 days from $3,385
For the more active mothers out there, push yourself physically as you ride through three countries on your 16-day journey. Your nine days of cycling will have 95% vehicle support so you can rest assured you will be safe as you traverse the country-sides and large cities of Vietnam, Thailand and Cambodia. Enjoy plenty of down time as you explore the ancient monuments and bustling cities on your days off, getting lost in the culture of these magnificent countries.