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Lands End To John O'Groats cycling trip

Lands End to John o'Groats Are you up for the challenge? 1000 miles in 15 days of glorious cycling the length of Britain. Nick Mitchell, our head cycling guide, will lead your trip. Nick researched and wrote the best-selling Cicerone guide book to the route and has ridden it more times than he cares to remember. Our support vehicle will transfer your main luggage, provide refreshments and be on hand to help with any technical problems. Breakfasts and lunches are included in the price. Avoiding main roads wherever possible our LEJOG is packed full of cycling highlights - Dartmoor, The Mendips, Wye Valley, Lake District, Loch Lomond, Glencoe. Although not to be underestimated we ride at a ... Read more >
From £1,845 excluding flights

Everest Base Camp & Gokyo trekking holiday, Nepal

Longer trek than our Classsic Everest Base Camp this trek visits both the main Everest valley with treks to Kala Patar and Everest Base Camp. It also spends time in the beautiful but quiet Gokyo Valley with its string of glacial lakes. Between the two valleys is the spectacular crossing of the Cho La Pass another highlight of the trip. Flying in and out of Lukla gives us maximum time to spend amongst the high peaks. Combining two magnificent vantage points for close up views of Everest, this trip visits the Gokyo valley with its string of beautiful blue glacial lakes and climbs Gokyo Ri (5350m) for a superb mountain panorama. Now better acclimatized, we cross the Cho La Pass (5420m) to ... Read more >
From £1,498 excluding flights

Sikkim circular trekking & culture holiday, India

A rewarding circular trek following an 'off the beaten track' route with magnificent high-level walking. From Gangtok, the hilltop capital of Sikkim, we follow a high ridgeline leading to the Goeche La (4940m) and a dramatic close encounter with the immense ice cliffs and snow fields of Kanchenjunga (8598m). Our approach close to the mountainous border of Sikkim and Nepal gradually gains height with panoramic views on all sides. Altitude, cold nights and the remoteness will make greater demands. We reach a high point as we cross the Danphe Bir La 'The Pass of the Pheasant" at 4630m revealing a Himalayan skyline extending as far as the Everest giants. After 8 days trekking we join the ... Read more >
From £1,640 including domestic flights only

Ladakh trekking holiday, Stok Kangri peak

Classical trek in the Indian Himalayas The Stok Kangri is the most fascinating trekking peak in India. With its panoramic view Stok kangri - 6150mts is the highest mountain in the Stok spectrum of the Indian Himalayas, it lies in the south of Leh & is located in Hemis National Park (or Hemis High Altitude National Park), in the village of Stok. The climb is technically not difficult, and requires no special mountaineering skills, but you should be very well acclimatized to conquer this peak. It gives you a real opportunity to climb above 6000m peak in Ladakh - In the Indian Himalayas, in less than a week. The summit marked with colorful prayer flags, presents one of the most spectacular ... Read more >
From £1,440 excluding flights

Cycling holiday in the Netherlands, Germany & Austria

This cycling holiday has been carefully designed to take in some of the finest summer cycling that Europe has to offer. The ride follows the course of two of Europe’s most famous rivers, the Rhine and the Danube. On each day of the tour you will be immersed in the breath-taking scenery of the Netherlands, central Germany and Austria. You will be passing through or stopping for the night in cities and towns steeped in history and which reverberate in the culture of the particular region. Your journey commences on the North Sea coast of the Netherlands and progresses over fifteen days of relatively easy and virtually traffic free cycling along the gorgeous riverside cycle paths of ... Read more >
From £1,995 excluding flights

Sri Lanka multi activity holiday

A splendid and exotic trip to the Sri Lanka - formerly Ceylon gives a chance to explore the island southeast of India on this new and active holiday. If you prefer to be moderately active and want to be explorative on your overseas holiday, rather than just to "see through the bus windows", then this is the absolute best Sri Lanka trip! We have based this trip by carefully composing and compiling two different programs combining ample activities, cultural sites and landscapes etc. Sri Lanka has so much to offer, this trip is filled with diverse and exciting experiences throughout its length - just watch the impressive list of some of the tour's highlights below! We cycle on good bikes and ... Read more >
From £1,490 excluding flights

Annapurna base camp trekking holiday in Nepal

Annapurna Base Camp or the Annapurna Sanctuary is one of the most magnificent viewpoints in Nepal. It's possible to reach the high mountains in a relatively short time without the extreme altitudes of the Everest region. This trek takes us to Annapurna Base Camp, 'throne room of the Gods', where we are surrounded by the great peaks of the Annapurna range. The south face of Annapurna I rears above us and we can trace some of the routes up its sheer face. First, we climb to Poon Hill for one of the most spectacular sunrise views in Nepal. From Poon Hill a good trail leads to the 'gates' of the Annapurna Sanctuary, a narrow valley which we follow through terraced fields then rhododendron and ... Read more >
From £1,090 excluding flights

Bulgaria walking holidays

Bulgaria is perhaps best known for its good value skiing holidays, but those same mountains also offer superb walking in a series of distinct and contrasting massifs. Some of the highest mountains in Europe are situated in Bulgaria. Our NEW trip in the National Parks of Rila and Pirin, will give you the chance to visit some magnificent forests, lakes, and summits that are much wilder and far less crowded than the Alps. Read more >
From £598 excluding flights

Kerala cycling holiday, India

Kerala is a wonderful part of India and this trip takes in some fantastic cycling with amazing scenery. The holiday starts at Dr. Salim Ali's national park in Thattekad; and finishes in Cochin taking in the hill stations and tea plantations of Munnar, the cardomom fields of Thodupuzha and the backwaters of Kumarakom, With a daily mileage of around 60km and some longish ascents (and descents!) and plenty of stops for refreshments and photographs, this moderately challenging trip is suitable for all regular cyclists. Accommodation is in some lovley hotels and, on the backwaters, a houseboat. As we make the return journey towards Cochin we will be cycling along the Old Beach Road, an ... Read more >
From £1,190 excluding flights

Pushkar festival and Rajasthan photography holiday

Golden sunrises, bustling markets, magnificent palaces, sacred temples, tranquil lakes and the famously photogenic Pushkar camel fair - experience the sights sounds and colours of India all rolled into two incredible weeks of photography in Rajasthan. The trip is led by Chloe Hall. Chloe is a freelance professional photographer who has run photography holidays in Europe, Morocco, Nepal, Sri Lanka and India. She trained at the London College of Printing and for the last 12 years has split her time between commercial work in the UK, tutoring on photography holidays, running her own London based workshops, and photographing projects abroad for non -governmental organizations Her aim on a ... Read more >
From £2,690 excluding flights

French Pyrenees women only cycling tour

This holiday involves six days of cycling along a route that has been carefully designed to cross some of the French Pyrenees' most iconic cols. Journeying from the Atlantic Ocean to the Mediterranean Sea, we'll pass through the regions of Pyrénées-Atlantiques, Hautes-Pyrénées, Haute-Garonne, Ariège and Pyrénées-Orientales. This is a perfect coast to coast cycling challenge for aspiring female cyclists. Organised and led by experienced female riders with an ethos of having fun in a supportive environment this is a great way to enjoy a holiday with like-minded women whilst also ticking off a bucket list challenge. With famous Tour de France climbs such as the Col d’Aubisque, Col de ... Read more >
From £1,075 excluding flights

Everest trekking tour, small group

A good challenging fully supported trekking tour in the Everest region. This journey completes a magnificent circuit of the high passes of Kongma La (5535m), Cho La (5420m) and Renjo La (5417m). There is also an option to climb to three dramatic and different viewpoints: Chukkung Ri (5417m), Kala Patar (5554m) and Gokyo Ri (5340m) as well as a chance to visit Everest Base camp. This is a challenging trek offering some of the most spectacular walking in the world. We fly in to Lukla then make our way slowly up the valley - careful acclimatisation, an unhurried itinerary and a slow pace in the initial days will prove to be the key to success. Read more >
From £1,560 excluding flights

Nubra Valley Trek in Ladakh, India

Enjoy the beautiful Nubra Valley with the splendour of the Karakoram, village life and scenic Shyok Valley and Khardung La (5600m). We fly to Leh (3505m), where from a gardened hotel we commence our acclimatization in a relaxed manner with time to visit some of the important monasteries in the area. So we cross the world's highest driveable road the Khardung La (5,260m) driving from Leh into the Nubra valley. We wil be based in Hunder, which lies on the banks of River Shyok and Nubra and is also the point diving the Karakorum from the Ladakh ranges. This is the area of Bactrian Camels and sand dunes and the Deskit and Hunder monasteries. The walking starts gently from the village of ... Read more >
From £1,290 excluding flights
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