Cheetah-spotting, gorilla trekking and taking a ‘heli-selfie’ from a helicopter flying around Brazil’s statue of Christ the Redeemer are among the highlights of Abercrombie & Kent’s 2019 offering.

The luxury tour operator is promoting the experiences it offers in its new ‘Life-changing Year of Travel’ campaign.

A&K’s travel experiences offer a range of different themes, such as animal conservation, sport and local culture.

Conservation holidays include a trip to a homestead in the Australian outback to monitor rare wildlife such as a nocturnal marsupial called a quoll.

A seven-night self-drive itinerary costs from £4,790 including flights, transfers, accommodation and some experiences.

Wildlife watchers can also visit the Serengeti Cheetah Project in Tanzania on a 12-night holiday that costs from £6,500, including flights, transfers, accommodation and some guiding.

A ‘Classic Rwanda’ holiday offers the chance to observe gorillas in the wild, from £6,695 including flights, transfers, accommodation and some experiences.

Sporty experiences include a holiday with horse-riding at a cowboy college in Arizona, from £5,680, or learning the martial art of Muay Thai in Bangkok, on a 12-night itinerary costing from £2,999. Both include flights and accommodation.

There’s also a chance to work out with one of Hollywood’s top personal trainers on a 15-night tailor-made ‘Classic California’ itinerary from £5,395 including flights, transfers, accommodation and some experiences.

The Rio ‘heli-selfie’ opportunity is included on a nine-night ‘Classic Brazil’ holiday, costing from £4,945 including flights, transfers, accommodation and some experiences.

Another holiday in Brazil offers the chance to explore the Amazon to spot wildlife and meet members of the Kayapo tribe. It costs from £4,945 including flights, transfers, accommodation and some experiences.