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Antarctic Peninsula holiday

We will cross the Antarctic Convergence into the Southern Ocean, via the fabled Drake Passage, to explore this remote continent with its spectacular wildlife. This program is unique, as it provides the opportunity to explore a pocket of the Peninsula with varied active means, including kayaking, snowshoeing, climbing and zodiac cruising. Our vessel will become our floating basecamp, a warm and comfortable haven to return to after adventuring ashore. There is no shortage of photographic possibilities along the Antarctic Peninsula, and our workshops will help you to reflect the natural beauty of this ice-bound land to best effect. Whether enjoying the surreal landscapes, or participating in ... Read more >
From US $7,950 excluding flights

Franklin River rafting holiday in Tasmania

For many people, Tasmania's famous Franklin River is synonymous with wilderness conservation. The Franklin is one of the world's last great wild rivers and it forges through the rugged south west of Tasmania, through deep gorges, quiet pools and magnificent temperate rainforest. This expedition provides a true wilderness adventure, an experience we pioneered back in 1978. Regardless of the river level, you will be in good hands as our professional guides have an exceptional safety record. Despite the remoteness, our guides will ensure that the preparation of delicious meals will exceed all expectations. Any descent of the Franklin is demanding and while previous rafting experience is not ... Read more >
From £1,790 excluding flights

Manaslu Circuit trekking holiday in Nepal

Manaslu (8167m) is the 7th highest mountain in the world and it is only in recent years that trekkers have begun to explore this rugged area. Trekking around Manaslu offers awesome mountain views, remote Buddhist villages close to the Tibetan border and cultural and geographic diversity that rivals any other trek in the Himalaya. The trek commences amidst the terraced fields and sub-tropical forests of the foothills. Climbing north, the landscape gradually transforms into the arid, high altitude landscapes associated with Tibetan culture. Traversing to the north of Manaslu, with time to visit the Base Camp that is used by expeditions, is a highlight of this trek. Beyond Manaslu, the climb ... Read more >
From £1,990 excluding flights

Cultural holiday to Bhutan

This cultural holiday to Bhutan is perfect if you like to take in the local culture while keeping active. You’ll get to walk amongst the country’s dramatic peaks as well as engage with the local people and learn about Bhutan’s history. Your adventure kicks off in the peaceful Paro Valley, where you’ll visit the legendary Taktsang Monastery, supposedly one of the divine resting places of the Guru Ringpoche. Then you’ll drive through fantastic scenery to the Haa Valley, where you’ll trek to the Kila Gompa, a nunnery perched on a cliff face at 3500m. From here you’ll have stunning views of the Chomolhari Peak. After a night spent at a local farmhouse, you’ll hit the road again, driving ... Read more >
From £2,990 excluding flights

Coast to Coast self guided walk in England

Rollup, rollup for Wainwright’s masterpiece! This is the quintessential English hill walking and long distance trail experience: 190 plus miles traversing three national parks and a lot of interesting landscapes, old towns and of course public houses in between! It is amazing to think that this most famous of routes, totally eclipsing the Pennine Way in terms of popularity and variety, is still not classified as a National Trail! Starting at the tiny Cumbrian seaside resort of St. Bees on the Irish Sea we head east, with the wind, into the Lake district to pass by some of its most famous lakes and cross some important passes, with options to extend days (with ascents of peaks such as ... Read more >
From £980 excluding flights

Jambay Lakhang festival holiday in Bhutan

This Bhutan cultural holiday takes place in October in order to coincide with Jambay Lhakhang Drup Festival which takes place at Jambay Lhakhang Temple in the Bumthang region of this great Himalayan Kingdom. This holiday starts in the Paro Valley, which is most famous for being home to the spectacular Tiger’s Nest or Taktsang Monastery but also the eponymous town where the impressive Rinpung Dzong fort can be seen for miles. Take in views of the Himalayas at many points along the way, including various mountain passes such as Dochu La which takes us into Central Bhutan, and where you can get wonderful views of Mt Gangar Punsum (7520m), the Kingdom’s highest mountain. On these ... Read more >
From £2,850 excluding flights

Snowman trek in Bhutan

This Snowman Trek holiday in Bhutan is a 27 day, small group tour of one of the most magnificent trekking routes in the world. Trek down the Himalayan spine between Bhutan and Tibet, crossing no less than eleven mountain passes, all of which have an elevation of more than 4500m. With full support, porters and camping along the way, we will also traverse five mountain passes exceeding 5000m, such as Karakachu La and Loju La. This iconic trek takes you through the Lunana District, which feels like its own mountain kingdom, given its remote location dotted with stunning traditional villages such as Laya and Thanza. It simply feels like an honour walking through such rarely visited terrain, ... Read more >
From £5,290 excluding flights

Self guided cycling holiday in Brittany, France

Jutting into the Atlantic, Brittany sets itself apart from the rest of France in more ways than one. Strong Celtic traditions and rites of worship are evident in the prehistoric monuments and vestiges explored on this itinerary. The indigenous language of Breton, discernible on signs and buildings, conveys the proud sense of identity found within this region. Brittany's 1100 kilometres of wild coastline is home to spectacular medieval villages that are explored both on foot and by bike. There is plenty of time to take in the breathtaking wonder of Mont Saint Michel, along with the 'pirate's town' of St Malo and the quaint seaside villages, oyster and mussel farms along the way. Following ... Read more >
From £960 excluding flights

La Gomera self guided walking, Canary Islands

Your walks take you anti clockwise around the island. From sea level with its exotic banana plantations, you walk up through the dry, rocky landscape to reach the unique 'Laurisilva' cloud forest which covers the top of the island and provides it with year round water which collects in artesian wells. Then down through magnificent ravines to the warm, sunny coast and its beaches; then climbing again through tiny settlements hidden in their valleys and cultivated terraces to reach the awe-inspiring volcanic chimney stacks of basalt, to return through Laurisilva, pine, euphorbia and fruit plantations to the port of San Sebastian. If you want the feeling of being alone with nature, then this ... Read more >
From £780 excluding flights

Costa Rica activity holiday

An adventure high on the wish list of active adventurers keen to take on the challenge of traversing Costa Rica under their own steam. Our crossing takes us on bike, foot, raft and kayak across this spectacular natural wilderness through farmlands, foothills and mountainous regions reaching the peaks of the Central Highlands. The trails are often slippery and with several river crossings. We encounter indigenous settlements deep in the cloud forest and hope to glimpse rare wildlife and birdlife in this pristine tropical rainforest. The views and terrain vary greatly as we traverse the mountainous backbone of Costa Rica. Our journey will take us into the depths of the Pacuare River on one ... Read more >
From £1,995 excluding flights

Amalfi Coast moderate walking holiday, Italy

Take a spring early summer or autumn walk in the Mezzogiorno –“The land of the midday sun” - along Italy’s stunning Amalfi Coast. A land where the mountains, marquis pastures, lemon groves, vineyards and villages meet the sea. A place where you could be strolling on a rugged trail for one moment and then in the next be winding down through a citrus grove then through a pleasant village towards the blue waters of the Mediterranean, gelati in hand. The region is a deeply romantic place and for good reason; here you will find that golden light making the cliffs glow creamy gold, while the waters below graduate into an aquamarine haze. Then there are the greens of the cliff tops being speckled ... Read more >
From £1,080 excluding flights

Annapurna trekking holidays

This Annapurna trekking holiday contrasts the crisp mountain air and neverending vistas of the Annapurna Range with the dense green jungles of Chitwan National Park. After a day exploring Kathmandu, you’ll take a flight to Pokhara to begin your trek. You’ll walk through woods, along valleys and past traditional Hindu Villages, and spend the night in eco lodges or private campsites, all of which afford sweeping views over the landscape. After finishing your trek you’ll head to Chitwan National Park for adventure of a different kind – staying in huts at a jungle lodge and spending your days in search of wildlife on foot and by jeep. Species found in the national park include tigers, ... Read more >
From £1,350 excluding flights

Paine and Fitz Roy trek, trekking holiday

This Paine and Fitz Roy trek takes you to the sweeping grasslands, stark mountains, towering glaciers and secluded lakes of the Patagonian Andes. It’s an ideal trip for those who want to enjoy trekking through beautiful scenery, without wearing themselves out completely in the process. Your first destination is Los Glaciares National Park, where you’ll stay in comfortable accommodation and take a series of day treks around the park, including to the base of both Cerro Fitz Roy and Cerro Torre – jagged granite peaks that have inspired mountaineers the world over. You’ll also visit the world famous Perito Moreno Glacier, where there’s an opportunity to don crampons and go ice trekking. ... Read more >
From £4,290 excluding flights

Nepal family holiday, walking in the Annapurnas

This Nepal family holiday, a small group tour, walking in the Annapurnas, is an incredible 12 day experience, trekking at low altitude in the great range’s foothills with expert guides and porters supporting you throughout. Minimum age on this small group tour is six years old. Although we do some excellent treks through ancient oak and rhododendron forests, across alpine meadows and valleys with the most mind numbing views of the Annapurna Range, we also stop at many traditional villages en route. The trip also includes some time in Kathmandu, a city with more UNESCO World Heritage Sites than any other city, but also have wonderful overnight camping experiences , such as by mountain ... Read more >
From £1,350 excluding flights

Danube cycling holiday, self guided

Discover the history of magnificent baroque castles and Benedictine monasteries along the winding cycle route that follows the Danube. You will travel from Germany through Austria to Slovakia and conclude your journey in Hungary. This route visits the great cities of Vienna, Bratislava and Budapest and takes you past charming villages and vineyards. The compelling history of the Danube itself and the nations it links will capture your imagination as you pass by sites of historic interest and significance. A journey that portrays the historic division and contemporary unity of Europe. Read more >
From £1,295 excluding flights

Everest trekking holiday, Everest Circuit

Combining our classic Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lakes treks with a stunning crossing of the non-technical Cho La pass provides an unsurpassed circuit trek of the Everest region. We make climbs of the popular Gokyo Ri and Kala Pattar along the way, which provide magnificent photo opportunities of the world's highest mountain, Mount Everest, and views as far as Kanchenjunga in the east and the Tibetan 8000m peak Cho Oyu to the north. We will also view Lhotse, Nuptse, Pumori, Cholatse, the beautiful pyramid of Ama Dablam, as well as countless other Himalayan peaks. There is also time to visit the famous Base Camp, and during the months of March, April & May, will view the many expedition ... Read more >
From £1,990 excluding flights

Cycling holiday in Umbria, Italy

A cycle journey through the 'green heart' of Italy, from the enchanting city of Florence to the nation's capital Rome. The contrasts are very noticeable as you leave behind Tuscany and arrive in the peaceful and mystical Umbria. As you cycle approximately 290km you will see cities like Assisi, Perugia, Spoleto and Terni, displaying an incredible wealth of art treasures, which take their visitors back to the Middle Ages. The cities have barely changed over the centuries and the rolling landscape dotted with vineyards and hill top towns will give you an appreciation of why the area is so popular with painters. On mostly backroads the route winds through the valleys of the Apennines and gentle ... Read more >
From £940 excluding flights

Scottish Highlands walking holiday

This tour follows most of the 92-mile national long distance trail of the same name through the southwestern part of the Scottish Highlands. It is claimed by some to be the most popular long distance trail in the British Isles. Starting at the village of Drymen just outside Glasgow, it includes Loch Lomond, valley routes through the mountains round Crianlarich and open heather moorland across the Rannoch Moor wilderness area. It passes close to somber Glencoe, famed for its massacre of the MacDonald Clan, and finishes at Fort William near the foot of Ben Nevis (Britain's highest peak, which can be readily ascended by experienced clients if they choose to spend an extra day). The West ... Read more >
From £650 excluding flights

Trekking in Bhutan adventure holiday

This trekking in Bhutan holiday is both mammoth and magnificent. Trekking in the heartland of Bhutan through greats such as the Paro and Chebisa Valleys, up to Himalayan mountain passes such as Nye La at 4850m or Gobu La at 4450m, you will have stupendous views out to some of the greatest peaks in the world too. These include the sacred peak of Chomolhari at 7314m. With thirteen days of trekking in all, we take our time and also have good breaks for acclimatisation. This is a small group tour, fully guided by local experts with plenty of local support and bags carried by pack animals, with most nights spent camping in Himalayan landscapes that you will never forget. We are an extremely ... Read more >
From £3,590 excluding flights

Trekking holiday in Bhutan

This trekking holiday in Bhutan is an eleven day small group tour, leading you through some exceptional landscapes high above the Paro and Thimpu Valleys. Fully guided, you will be camping en route to some magnificent mountain locations, with superb views out across Himalayan greats, many of which form a natural border with Tibet. The landscapes you will be trekking in include ancient forest, from oak to indigenous rhododendrons, as well as over mountain passes such as Jilli La and Phume La. Mountain passes here are marked traditionally by a stone memorial and a plethora of prayer flags. Everywhere you walk, you take in more and more about the cultural heritage of this remarkable Kingdom. ... Read more >
From £2,490 excluding flights
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