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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 £520 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 £2,780 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

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
Late availability on these dates: 30 Sep, 01 Oct, 21 Oct, 26 Oct, 06 Nov, 18 Nov

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

Coast to Coast self guided walk in England

This fabulous fortnight of walking in Wordsworth and Wainwright country takes you on a 300km trail from the Irish Sea to the North Sea via the hillsides of the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales. Family-owned hotels, guesthouses and traditional B&B’s and pubs help you follow a path from coast to coast as your walk takes in some of northern England’s quintessential natural landscapes and traditional cultural heritage. Luggage transfers, route notes and emergency contact details increase confidence levels for self guided walkers wishing to enjoy the experience rather than endure an uphill slog. Daily distances are manageable and not too strenuous although there will be a fair bit of hill ... Read more >
From £1,030 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 £3,210 excluding flights

Amalfi Coast moderate walking holiday, Italy

Beginning with a few days in the beautiful surrounds of Amalfi itself, this small group walking holiday on the Amalfi Coast takes you through some of the region’s most jaw-dropping landscapes. Wander through fragrant groves of citrus and vineyards, bask in what many (rightly) consider to be the finest sea views in the world, and explore a renowned nature reserve. See the 11th century ruins of Europe’s oldest paper factories, the fascinating remains of Pompeii, and a palace built by a Roman emperor on Capri. Stroll through gardens so beautiful they’ll take your breath away, enjoy gelatos by the seashore in peaceful fishing villages, and take a dip in the natural spring of a historic Roman ... Read more >
From £1,080 excluding flights

Amsterdam to Bruges bike and barge holiday

Discover the classic lowland areas and expansive North Sea coastline of the Netherlands and Belgium as you sail and cycle Amsterdam to Bruges and enjoy a whole host of gastronomic fuel stops along the way. Barging and cycling Amsterdam to Bruges allows travellers to experience some of northern Europe’s most endearing rural and cultural images from a truly tranquil and unique perspective. From cheese manufacturers in Gouda and traditional windmills in Kinderdijk to pedalling through Dordrecht and travelling by barge to Willemstad and onwards to Zeeland on the Belgian-Dutch border, this eight day bike and barge holiday is perfect for small groups looking to experience the best of both ... Read more >
From £920 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 £2,180 excluding flights
Late availability on these dates: 07 Oct

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 £800 excluding flights

Danube cycling holiday, self guided

This Danube cycling holiday is self guided, along this iconic river, starting in Germany and cycling through Austria, Slovakia and finally Hungary. The first eight days of the trip are cycling through Austria, taking in beautiful landscapes such as the vineyards and villages of Wachau, with its truly romantic scenery of vineyards and quaint villages, or Donauauen National Park . As well as the great cities of Linz and Vienna. Other great cities along the Danube that you visit include Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia and Budapest, the capital of Hungary, where you finish your journey. Cycling along the natural artery that links these fascinating countries gives you time to not only take ... Read more >
From £1,295 excluding flights

California walking tour, John Muir Trail

Spanning almost 340km, the John Muir Trail is a favourite among hikers seeking isolation amid epic scenery. The majority of this epic route runs through High Sierra wilderness and backcountry, and it also takes in sections of the Yosemite, Kings Canyon and Sequoia national parks. Daily hikes will range from 10-24km, and as this trip runs for 23 days, experience of multiday hiking is essential. You’ll also need to be fit enough to carry everything you need on your back, although regular food resupplies will be provided, sometimes brought into camp by mule! Assume pack weights of around 20kg. Over the course of the trip, you’ll ascend an average of around 600m each day, but walking is done ... Read more >
From £3,320 excluding flights

Cycling holiday in Umbria, Italy

This cycling holiday in Umbria is an independent, self guided trip following the itinerary below which wends its way through this stunning green heart of Italy, connecting two of its most exquisite cities. We will organise your luggage transfers for you, as well as your accommodation in charming, locally owned three or four star hotels in Umbria. There is no shortage of beautiful places to stay, all perfect for your cycling trip through historic gems such as Assisi, Perugia, Spoleto and Terni”. You may want to extend your trip and take a day to relax in all of these spots, all boasting world renowned cultural heritage, architecture and art treasures. Many of them feeling utterly unchanged ... Read more >
From £970 excluding flights

National Parks hiking holiday in America

Our National Parks hiking holiday in America is a small group tour, following a carefully crafted itinerary that takes you to some of Western USA’s greatest national parks, with some additional treats thrown into this wonderful mix of natural heritage. The hiking on this trip is not too tough, although eight out of our fourteen days do have guided treks through dramatic and unforgettable terrain. There are plenty of rest days built in, some of them a necessity as we travel from one national park to the next, using private transport. Our hiking highlights along the way include Mount Washburn (3120m) in Yellowstone National Park, where the geysers, waterfalls, boiling mud pots and ... Read more >
From £3,320 excluding flights

West Highland Way walking holiday, Scotland

The majority of the 150km West Highland Way, across the southwestern section of the Scottish Highlands, will be followed on this tailor made eight day holiday north of the border. Detailed route notes and emergency contact details aid confidence as you embark on an adventure into the Scottish Highlands where lochs, hills and forests feature heavily in between Highland hotels and guesthouses, hand-picked for character, warmth and genial hosts. As one of the best-loved walking trails in the British Isles this week away will introduce you to all manner of natural highlights starting from the village of Drymen, outside of Glasgow, and completing at Fort William, close to the base of Ben ... Read more >
From £650 excluding flights

Hike and bike in China holiday

China is a country of vast natural beauty and majestic man-made wonders that simply must be experienced up close to fully appreciate their essence. To get you there we have designed an innovative hike and bike adventure commencing in Beijing with a two day hike on a remote section of the Great Wall. We then explore the Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square and the Summer Palace. By train we arrive in historic Xian where thousands of Terracotta Warriors lie in wait, before travelling southwest to the colourful province of Yunnan. Here we discover the Naxi people in the World Heritage town of Lijiang then hike though one of the deepest and most stunning gorges in the world; Tiger Leaping Gorge. We ... Read more >
From £2,490 excluding flights
Late availability on these dates: 09 Oct, 04 Nov

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
Late availability on these dates: 07 Nov

Franklin River rafting holiday in Tasmania

Just the names of staging posts along the Franklin River evoke the adventures which lie ahead: Nasty Notch, the Churn, the Black Forest, and Newlands Cascades. No previous experience with a paddle is needed for this small group rafting holiday in Tasmania, but it sure won’t hurt. Led by professional guides who will bring the river and its stories to life as you go, you’ll travel as far as Sir John Falls, over tricky rapids as well as sublimely tranquil stretches of water. At night you’ll pitch up in campsites by the river, enjoying excellent food no matter how far you may be from civilization. While you eat, you can listen to the sounds of the river and the wildlife it supports, and enjoy ... Read more >
From £1,870 excluding flights
Late availability on these dates: 10 Nov, 01 Dec, 22 Dec

Kilimanjaro Shira Route climb

This climb to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro uses the Shira Route. A remote and beautiful path where you won’t come across many other climbers, it’s well suited to those with previous trekking experience and a high level of fitness, who are relaxed in a variety of mountain conditions. After acclimatising around the forest, grassy moorland and volcanic rock formations of the Shira Plateau, you’ll explore the Northern Ice fields, an area little visited by tourists and with unusual views of Kibo. Then you’ll climb steadily away from the plateau towards the broad upland desert underneath the Lent Hills – a peaceful and remote area that few visitors to Kilimanjaro get to experience. Next, you’ll ... Read more >
From £3,000 excluding flights
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