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Mont Blanc walking holiday

This small group Mont Blanc walking holiday takes you on one of the world’s most incredible treks – the historic Tour du Mont Blanc – along with a crew of likeminded fellow travellers and an experienced bilingual mountain guide. Starting in France’s Chamonix Valley, this walking holiday takes in incredible landscapes, from enormous glaciers, to craggy mountain passes, to deep green valleys, to pretty alpine villages. You’ll pass through both Italy and Switzerland on a horseshoe-shaped route that takes you around the Mont Blanc massif, with plenty of time to enjoy the good life along the way, including time spent at the charming villages of La Fouly and Trient. Your main luggage is ...Read more >
From £790 excluding flights
Late availability on these dates: 07 Jun, 14 Jun, 21 Jun, 28 Jun, 05 Jul

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 £3,010 excluding flights

Manaslu Circuit trekking holiday in Nepal

This epic three week trekking holiday in Nepal will help you reach new heights, in every sense. The inimitable form of Mount Manaslu shadows the Buddhist villages and sub-tropical forests, close to Tibet, from a summit of 8167m, making it the seventh tallest mountain on the planet. You're invited to trek to the high altitude Base Camp at 4500m where expeditions will usually start their ascent. Although this area of Nepal has been open to trekking parties for quite some time it still receives far fewer visitors than the Annapurna and Everest regions. And therein lies its charm. The Manaslu Circuit is best approached after exploring in the streets of Kathmandu and along the banks of the ...Read more >
From £2,240 excluding flights

Andros trail walking holiday in Greece

In 2012, a group of volunteers with a passion for the Cycladic island of Andros set about restoring and maintaining an ancient network of paths as a sustainable tourism project. Long before motorised transport, these old footpaths were the only way of travelling from village to village. As you walk along the well signposted route, the stonework and monuments are a testament to their historic legacy. Unspoilt beaches, classic coastal views and a multitude of natural features enrich the experience as you ascend mountain trails with sweeping vistas. At the end of the day, feast on typical Greek dishes at local tavernas and experience the warm hospitality of the island in handpicked ...Read more >
From £560 excluding flights

Cordillera Real climbing holiday in Bolivia

This is the complete climbing trip to Bolivia. The towering white peaks of the Cordillera Real provide a majestic backdrop above the vast Bolivian altiplano. This is a spectacular alpine region ideally suited to anyone who is looking to undertake a series of classic mountaineering ascents in one of the world's finest alpine locations. To ensure sound acclimatisation we spend time in La Paz and the ‘Island of the Sun’ on Lake Titicaca before heading to the snow capped Cordillera Real, where we undertake 2 days of instruction with our experienced guides to prepare for the ascents. An excellent level of fitness is necessary to help ensure your summit ambitions as we undertake a series of ...Read more >
From £2,700 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 £2,910 excluding flights

Antarctic Peninsula holiday

This two week holiday to the Antarctic Peninsula crosses the legendary Drake Passage to and from the South Shetland Islands and the Southern Ocean. Crossing the Antarctic Convergence is a phenomenal and surreal feeling with opportunities to explore on land and at sea conjuring some outstanding glacial scenery and animal encounters. Humpback, Minke and Fin whales may all make an appearance at some point or another with albatrosses, penguins and petrels also bound to feature the closer we get to shore. Although an expedition to the Antarctic Peninsula is an experience in itself, this particular tour provides additional activities to keep you on your toes. Kayaking, snowshoeing, hiking and ...Read more >
From US $8,050 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 £1,340 excluding flights

Kanchenjunga Base Camp walking holiday

Eastern Nepal is characterised by greater diversity on many accounts; ethnic groups such as the Rai and Limbu people,a prolific range of flora due to the higher summer rainfall in the region, and some of the most outstanding mountain vistas anywhere in the Himalaya. By following the glacial torrent of the Tamur and Ghunsa Rivers to their source on the north west side of the Kangchenjunga Himal, we emerge to another world. Dwarfed by an alpine grandeur in almost every direction, peaks such as; Pyramid Peak, Jannu, the Twins and of course Kangchenjunga (8586m) dominate the setting. It is no less dramatic on our southern traverse of the mountain on the return journey by way of the ...Read more >
From £3,210 excluding flights

China, Tibet and Nepal tour

Journey from Beijing to Kathmandu by way of the Terracotta Army in Xi’an and the holy city of Lhasa on this superb small group holiday through China, Tibet and Nepal. Every day brings incredible new sights to enthrall, as you cover the history and traditions of three very distinct countries. To begin, China. Unmissable highlights include the legendary Forbidden City with its myriad palaces and pavilions, as well as Tiananmen Square and the Summer Palace. You’ll watch an amazing Chinese acrobat show, which is a true feat of artistry, and walk a stretch of the Great Wall itself, before moving onto Xi’an with its mighty Terracotta warriors. Besides exploring the big-name locations, you’ll ...Read more >
From £3,110 excluding flights

Nepal treks for Over 55s, Annapurna Dhaulagiri

Experience the finest views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges on one of the most scenic treks in Nepal. This carefully devised itinerary offers extra time to acclimatise and appreciate the raw mountain scenery, fertile pastures and the thundering gorge of the Kali Gandaki. We venture off busy trekking routes and onto ancient pilgrimage trails leading us through rustic village settlements, rhododendron forests and onto the alpine terrains of Kopra Ridge. Views of the Himalayas are unrivaled as we reach the hidden sacred waters of Khayer Lake; nestled below the towering Annapurna I. Venturing down the foothills, we spend a night adjacent to Poon Hill, offering magical views of the sun ...Read more >
From £1,790 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 £5,690 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 £1,390 excluding flights

Walking tours to Japan

This walking tour to Japan takes you to some of Japan’s most beautiful landscapes as well as the buzzing cities of Tokyo and Kyoto. Going on foot allows you greater insight and access to Japanese culture than on a traditional tour, and each day will bring new foodie and cultural adventures, as well as meaningful interactions with locals. If you look down at Japan from the air, you’ll see that the islands are mountainous, with a narrow strip of land around the coast and a few inland basins. It is these flat areas that are densely populated. The mountains are surprisingly quiet, with few inhabitants and many deeply ingrained traditions, and it’s here that you’ll spend most of your time on ...Read more >
From £3,220 excluding flights

Self guided cycling holiday in Brittany, France

This self guided cycling holiday in Brittany is a week long journey around some of France’s most underrated and simply stunning Atlantic landscapes. Starting and ending in the pretty port of St Malo, we suggest the itinerary below as a way to explore the Celtic heritage and traditional villages of Brittany. The level of cycling on this route below is easy to moderate. We can also organise electric bike hire for you, at an additional cost. As you will discover on this cycling holiday, the local language is Breton which you will see on signposts and buildings, and local people are very proud of their cultural heritage. Great sights along the way include the medieval town of Dinan, the ...Read more >
From £960 excluding flights

La Gomera self guided walking, Canary Islands

La Gomera, one of the smallest and most ecologically diverse of the Canary Islands, is the setting for this week-long self guided walking tour. Hike anti clockwise around the island from the port of San Sebastian, staying in hotels, historic manor houses and family-run pensions within reach of superb traditional restaurants. On daily routes designed to provide a challenge without being too demanding, you’ll enjoy the raw coastal scenery of La Gomera, as well as the wonderfully atmospheric cloud forest in Garanjoy National Park and other fragile landscapes. You might spend some time wandering the tiny pottery workshops of El Cercado, explore the lush ‘hidden’ valley of Imada, or climb to ...Read more >
From £810 excluding flights

Everest trekking holiday, Everest Circuit

Our Everest trekking holiday, a small group tour over 21 days, combines many elements of Himalayan expeditions, enabling our guests to take on a magnificent circuit. This carefully crafted itinerary, where you stay in eco lodges and eco camps along the way, incorporates the climb to Everest Base Camp, a crossing of the iconic Cho La Pass and also ascents of Gokyo Ri (5483m) and Kala Pattar. The latter is famous for being the most accessible point for a close up view of Everest, even though it is not categorised as an actual mountain, it is still at an elevation of 5,664m. Every day on this Everest trekking holiday will bring you spectacular views, some of the great peaks in sight ...Read more >
From £2,180 excluding flights

Everest Base Camp & Kala Pattar walking for over 50s

All the highlights you would expect from the Everest region are included in this well paced trek to Everest Base Camp. We take extra time to acclimatise whilst exploring the often overlooked corners such as Khumjung, Khunde and Pangboche, before ascending above the tree line to Thyangboche, with time to explore the famous Thyangboche Monastery before continuing to Deboche. Descending through rhododendron forest we emerge into the upper reaches of the Khumbu, and surrounded by the worlds most famous peaks we make our way to Everest Base Camp. During the months of March to May we can see many climbing expeditions preparing to climb the most famous mountain on our planet. We have also factored ...Read more >
From £2,070 excluding flights

Walking in the Picos de Europa holiday

Rising from the ocean, the Picos de Europa is one of the most striking mountain ranges on the Iberian Peninsula. Just 40km long and 20km wide, the jagged limestone peaks rise to 2600m and contrast sharply with the lush valleys dotted with small hamlets far below. Rich in wildlife such as chamois, hedgehogs and wild boar and an abundance of wildflowers, the national park is a delight. Perhaps the most striking feature of the Picos is the deep gorges and rivers which divide the range into three distinct massifs. The focus of this walk is between the central massif (Macizo Central), home to the highest peak Torre de Cerredo (2648m) and the eastern massif (Macizo Oriental). Highlights include ...Read more >
From £525 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 £3,630 excluding flights
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