You are here » Home > Escorted Groups, Special Interest & Battlefield Tours

 Escorted Group, Special Interest & Battlefield Tours

Innovative Travel offers a selection of small group escorted tours. These tours are designed with you the client in mind.  Based on our wide experience of these destinations, we have put together tours that not only offer excellent value for money but ensure you get the absolute most out of the countries you are visiting. The tour leaders are carefully chosen for their experience, local knowledge, and most importantly their people skills.

2017 - 2018 - 2019  Tour Options

Click on image above for more
details of Battlefield Tours


 Tour Name
 Hosted by
10 - 22 OCT Egypt & El Alamein Rene Wilson GUARANTEED DEPARTURE
01 - 15 OCT
Passchendaele 100th Anniversary (ex Brussels)
Dr. Stephen Clarke
1 double/twin room left
Anzac Day on the Western Front
ex Amiens
Professional guide
MAY Jordan/Holyland/Greece - Pilgrimage Rev Mike Hawke
The Italian Campaign Taranto - Trieste
Rene Wilson

JUL / AUG Music USA South  Rene Wilson  
Liberation of Le Quesnoy 100th Anniversary
ex Brussels
WWI Specialist NZ Tour Host
 MAY Monte Cassino, Italy 75th Anniversary Tour
   register your interest
 JUN Normandy Landings, France 75th Anniversary
   register your interest

 10-22 October 2017
Egypt & El Alamein 75th Commemorations
 ex Cairo

Remember your forebears in the Allied Forces (including Britain, Australia & New Zealand) who fought at El Alamein and North Africa during World War II and return to honour the Anzac pledge "We will remember them" for the 75th commemorations in El Alamein. In Alexandria, stay at the historic Cecil hotel, where Lt. Gen. Montgomery was based during the Egyptian campaign.

Experience the grandeur of the Pyramids & Sphinx. Cruise on the timeless Nile calling at some of the great riverside temples. Visit the Valley of the Kings, the massive Aswan Dam and stay at the fabled Old Cataract Hotel. Learn about the great civilisation of Egypt - a spectacular combination of famous and honourable sites.

Join us on this memorable tour to revisit WWII history & cemeteries and the incredible cultural heritage of Egypt.
NSD4999/AUD4750 per person share twin
Single supplement and Abu Simbel options available

register your interest here



 20-26 APRIL 2018
Anzac Day on the Western Front Group Tour
ex Amiens

Join this 6 night/7 day tour (with a professional Tour manager/WWI Guide throughout) starting in Amiens and ending in Lille.  Tour includes the Anzac Day Service at Longueval on Saturday 21 April, and includes entrance fees to Le Quesnoy Museum, Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917, Zonnebeke church Dugouts & Wellington Quarry Museum.

register your interest here


 01-07 NOVEMBER 2018
Liberation of Le Quesnoy
100th Anniversary Commemorative Group Tour

ex Brussels
Hosted by New Zealand WWI Specialist

Highlights include:Le Quesnoy commemoration events, Mons Museum, Chateau Matisse Museum, Bavay Roman ruins, Le Quesnoy Museum, Memorial Museum Passchendaele & Zonnebeke Church Dugouts, Wellington Quarry Museum and so much more.
Option to extend 7 - 12 November 2018
Paris, Versailles & Armistice Day

register your interest here

MAY 2018
Jordan / Holyland / Greece - Pilgrimage

Join Rev. Mike Hawke on his 5th pilgrimage journey to the Holyland with Innovative Travel.  

Explore the lands where Jesus once lived

Pre-tour visit the the wonderful Red-rose city of Petra & Jordan.

Post-tour extension following the footsteps of St Peter & St John in mainland Greece & the island of Patmos

register your interest here

view previous pilgrimage

 JUN-JUL 2018
15 days: 18 June - 02 July 2018
From Taranto to Trieste

Follow in the fotsteps of the New Zealand Division on their Italian Campaign from Taranto to Trieste visiting Lanciano, Castelfrentano, Orsogna, Cassino, Sora, Rome, San Michele, Faenza, Florence, San Cassiano and Venice.

register your interest here


JUL-AUG 2018
New Orleans to Memphis via Clarksdale & Nashville

MUSIC USA SOUTH - a classic road trip across the Southern USA, taking in a galaxy of starpower music stops; from New Orleans to Memphis through Vicksburg, the Mississippi Delta and Clarksdale, Nashville and Tupelo.  The perfect journey to rediscover the best of Southern USA Music and trace the emergence of the Delta Blues, Rhythm & Blues, Country Music, Rock and Jazz. 
Travel along highway 61 - explore historic Vicksburg and the Mississippi Delta - listen to emerging musical talent in Nashville and visit Graceland and Beale street in Memphis.

register your interest here 


Music USA South
Egypt & El Alamein

          Tour Host Rene Wilson

In either 2017 or 2018 join tour host Rene Wilson and fellow travel companions to explore some exciting and inspiring destinations including USA and Egypt.

Former NZ Ambassador and experienced tour host, Rene has led tours to Egypt, Italy, Turkey and the USA, and has travelled extensively in these wonderful countries and is looking forward to welcoming you on these special tours.


Commemorative WWI tours to

Passchendaele 100th Anniversary
1-15 October 2017 (15 days)
  guaranteed departure 

**1 double/twin room left **

register your interest NOW for 2017 tours

click here
for more information on The Innovative Travel Company
Tour Hosts


If you are a resident outside New Zealand and would like to join one of our departures, prices are also available in USD, GBP, AUD and EUR with an option to join the tour at the arrival destination. Please email us to enquire prices and availabilities.



Web design New Zealand by Wolters Kluwer

Copyright - The Innovative Travel Company Limited ©