Pioneer Expeditions

Pioneer Expeditions Holidays

56 Reviews for Pioneer Expeditions Holidays

4.5 out of 5 stars

29
22
2
2
1

Read Pioneer Expeditions independent reviews and make booking enquiries on responsible holidays.

78 holidays found

Kayaking holiday in Indonesia, Komodo Dragon expedition

If you’ve never paddled a sea kayak, Indonesia is an absolutely stunning place to start as you’ll be able to reach some of the remotest beaches, over vibrant coral reefs, as well as having the chance to get up close to some of the Indonesian islands, inhabited by komodo dragons. This 12 day kayaking holiday in Indonesia starts off from Bali and gives you unique access to Komodo National Park where an experienced kayaking guide will help you navigate the islands and beaches interspersed with traditional stilt villages. Swimming, snorkelling and nature trails on dry land more than complement kayaking in Indonesia with chances to walk on Rinca and get up close to komodo dragons, certainly an ...Read more >
From £1,795 excluding flights

Southern Madagascar family holiday, wild country & whales

There’s something to excite and inspire everyone in your family on this two-week adventurous holiday to Southern Madagascar. A once-in-a-lifetime trip; the wildlife, people and landscapes you encounter on your journey will make an indelible impact on you and your budding explorers. This holiday has no minimum age limit and can be tailor made for tiny and teenage adventurers alike. You and your family will explore the extraordinary Ranomafana and Isalo National Parks where you’ll get up close to lemurs, chameleons and a whole host of fascinating creatures. You’ll visit local communities and villages where you will get an insight into every-day Malagasy life – and where your children will ...Read more >
From £1,995 excluding flights

Guyana small group tour

Guyana may be a small country, but what it lacks in size it more than makes up for in natural splendour and fascinating Caribbean culture. Shrouded in thick rainforest where jaguars prowl and vast numbers of colourful birdlife flourish, it’s a destination simply made for the intrepid traveller, and this small group tour makes for a thrilling introduction. Starting with an arrival into the capital, Georgetown, where you’ll stay at the renowned Cara Lodge, King Edward VII, Jimmy Carter and Mick Jagger among others, you’ll embark on an expedition through some of Guyana’s most spectacular landscapes. Begin with the breathtaking Kaieteur Falls, the world’s largest freefalling waterfall and ...Read more >
From £4,195 excluding flights

Madagascar trekking holiday

This Madagascar trekking holiday is a serious – and seriously exciting – adventure, trekking from west to east, from dry terrain to tropical rain forests. Along the way, we will climb the second highest mountain in Madagascar, which stands at 2,658m and, either side of the trek, there will also be time to spot lemurs, meet local craftspeople and visit a tree planting project. You don’t need to be Indianna Jones or a modern day explorer to enjoy this holiday, but it’s not for the feint hearted. Be prepared for steep terrain and trails that are often poorly marked. We spend long days trekking and need to maintain a steady pace, and on many nights camp out under the stars. There is also a ...Read more >
From £2,450 excluding flights

Belize sea kayaking holiday

This week of kayaking in Belize is sure to appeal to sun lovers and marine enthusiasts alike with plenty of paddling options to take you around some of the Caribbean’s most stunning shores and clear water cayes. Alongside the sea kayaking in Belize you’ll also be treated to some superb snorkelling with tropical fish darting over coral reefs whilst turtles swim lazily overhead. Kayaking in Belize unveils a tropical stage of sand flats, mangroves and vast stretches of turtle grass as well as chance encounters with local fishermen who are always ready for a chat about all things Belize and how you can get more out of your visit to their homeland. From the Barrier Reef reserve to South Water ...Read more >
From £2,095 excluding flights

Rwanda tour, tailor made

On this exciting discovery of Rwanda you’ll trek through beautiful national parks that are home to both mountain gorillas and chimpanzees. You’ll see the country from Lake Kivu, a mountain ringed inland sea, the Mukingwa River and wonder at the Virunga Volcanoes from the mountain bike trails of Musanze. Read our exciting Rwanda Blog to find out more about this extraordinary trip.Read more >
From £5,175 excluding flights

Family holiday in Nicaragua

There is plenty to delight both parents and children on this exciting 12-day family adventure to Nicaragua. Try sandboarding down the black volcanic debris of an active volcano, spot sloths in the rainforest canopy, snorkel and surf on Pacific beaches, eat in friendly local restaurants and explore the lakes, landscapes and forests of one of Central America´s most diverse and beautiful countries. You’ll spend time in the Spanish colonial town of León, home to the largest cathedral in Central America – which you can climb to the top of – and Masaya, the city of folklore, a great place to pick up beautiful souvenirs, including traditional hammocks and ceramics. You’ll also visit Granada, the ...Read more >
From £1,650 excluding flights

Nepal Dolpo trek

This Dolpo trek is more than just an exploration of a stunning mountain landscapes, it is an exploration of a stunning mountain landscape, and it is an exploration of the fascinating ancient mountain culture of the Dolpo-pa. People who are Tibetan by language and culture, who practice the ancient Bon-Buddhist religion and are subsistence farmers, yak caravan traders. The trek leaders will guide you from the vibrant street, temples and holy sites of Kathmandu, onto two spectacular domestic flights to Dolpo, through the lower Hindu valleys and up to villages and high mountains of the Dolpo-pa. This journey provides a depth of insight into a remote mountain culture and landscapes unlike any ...Read more >
From £3,625 excluding flights

Burma hot air balloon festival holiday

A fantastic trip where we experience the best that Myanmar has to offer - including visiting some of Myanmar’s most interesting temples and ancient ruins, trekking off the beaten track, as well as spend time at one of Myanmar’s most beautiful beaches (like Thailand’s) - this trip can be coincided with one of the stunning balloon or water festivals. Myanmar has been off the travel agenda for the last 2 decades, but now is an excellent time to visit this amazing country, which at last looks set to emerge from isolation and repression and advance towards a more democratic future. Read more >
From £2,095 excluding flights

Costa Rica Wildlife tour, small group

Immerse yourself in the Costa Rican rainforest as you fly through the forest canopy on a zip line, white water raft through the pristine jungle and come face to face with the great American Crocodiles. You will visit some of the most extensive and biodiverse National Parks in Costa Rica, providing you with extraordinary bird watching as well as getting the chance to see animals like the Two-Toed Sloth, the Great Anteater, Margay Cat, Poison-arrow frogs, Jaguars, Tapirs, Monkeys and much much more.Read more >
From £2,350 excluding flights

Costa Rica adventure holiday, wildlife & activities

For this fantastic activity packed Costa Rican ultimate adventure we explore the central and north-eastern part of Costa Rica, taking in the canals and rainforest in the Tortugero Sarapiqui – an adventurers dream, explore the cloud and paramo forest then you have the opportunity to relax at the 2 pools of hot springs in Chirripo Cloud Forest, snorkeling in the turquoise water and explore the capital city of Costa Rica.Read more >
From £3,995 excluding flights

Borneo birdwatching tour

This birding adventure is a must for all bird and wildlife enthusiasts alike, with so many locations to get a glimpse of over 200 species of birds in the area. There are a myriad of opportunities to spot a vast array of special birds throughout this trip, along with exciting and educational walks, river cruises, night tours as well as free time for you to enjoy doing what you love the best, bird watching!Read more >
From £5,395 excluding flights

Madagascar conservation holiday

Travel to some of Madagascar’s most beautiful, off-the-beaten-track locations and contribute to the health of its natural landscapes with a series of tree-planting days on this exciting eco-expedition. Help with the reforestation effort, explore the Andringitra mountains and also relax at the Mozambique channel on this 14-day trip. You will discover some of the island’s most striking and unique scenery, meet local people and enjoy getting to know Madagascan culture, while also working and interacting with key environmental projects and really making a difference while on holiday. This eco-tourism expedition runs in partnership with Wood En-Stock a local Madagascan NGO specialising in ...Read more >
From £2,495 excluding flights

Trekking holiday in Southern Madagascar

Explore Madagascar’s most beautiful mountainous areas on foot and by canoe, on this exciting 14-day adventure. Beginning in the vibrant capital of Antananarivo – or Tana – you’ll experience the towering cliffs of Andringitra and Tsaranoro and the deepest canyons of Isalo, meeting the locals who live in these isolated areas. At the end of the trip you’ll get a chance to relax on some of the finest beaches on the South West coast. You’ll also have time to explore picturesque Ambositra, high on a plateau surrounded by misty green peaks. Renowned as the arts-and-crafts capital of Madagascar, Ambositra has over 25 artisans’ shops. A visit to Ambalavao is also included, one of the most beautiful ...Read more >
From £2,350 excluding flights

Nicaragua holiday, tailor made

This adventure combines some of the best Nicaragua has to offer: colonial cities, volcanoes, a jungle and a stunning canyon. It includes a great combination of adventures, activities and elegant hotels in some of Nicaragua´s top destinations. This trip is such a great combination for adventurer, allowing time for excitement, adventure and reflection, as well as sharing in the joy of discovery and new experiences. Certainly a trip of a lifetime!Read more >
From £2,195 excluding flights

Colombia multi activity tour

If it’s adventure you seek, in Colombia you will find it. This tailormade hike, bike and raft tour of Colombia immerses you thoroughly in the culture and nature of one of South America’s most exotically exciting destinations, as you hike, bike and raft your way from Bogota in the centre of the country to the historic city of Cartagena at its northern tip. Discover pre-Colombian and Spanish colonial heritage with a guided tour of the capital, following the Carrera Septima to admire local street art and visit must-see locations including the famous gold museum. Then you’ll be mountain biking along dirt roads and paved roads in the magnificent Iguaque National Park, and walking out to the ...Read more >
From £2,750 excluding flights

Madagascar north coast nature holiday

Explore the wild north of wonderful Madagascar on this 12-day adventure, experiencing the island’s extraordinary landscapes, animals and plants. Flying into the vibrant capital Antananarivo – known as Tana to the locals – you then head to Madagascar’s last major highland forest, before moving through barren Tampoketsa to join the northwest coast, the gateway to Nosy Be island, before travelling on to Diego. Your first destination is Ambohitantely National Reserve, which protects the last of the original highlands forest. It is covered with forest and grassy plains and inhabited by 12 mammal species, including three types of lemur, and over 48 species of bird. From here, head to ...Read more >
From £2,195 excluding flights

Madagascar birds and wildlife holiday

Take some truly of the beaten track routes to discover some exceptional birds and other wildlife including lemurs of course being in the ‘land of the lemurs’ and crocodiles, etc. Creating many memorable interactions with these special animals throughout the adventure. Through inbound flights and driving, you see Madagascar in a whole new light than it is typically explored, giving you a diverse and extremely interesting experience to most others who visit this incredible country. Visiting a myriad of national parks ensures that you have to best chances of witnessing all the unique birds you have always wanted to spot in Madagascar!Read more >
From £4,595 excluding flights

China tour, trekking & pandas

Only recently accessible, the mountainous reaches of China’s southern provinces hold tantalizing appeal for adventurous travellers. Here you will find the Four Girls mountain, renowned among Chinese hiking enthusiasts; the Songzanlin Monastery of Shangri-La, home to the world’s largest prayer wheel, and minority groups living in remote villages where traditional dress is still worn and ancient traditions hold sway. But if Sichuan is known for one thing more than any other, besides the sizzling good hotpot that originates from here, it is the Giant Pandas of Chengdu. You will visit a hillside sanctuary where the pandas are bred, with opportunities to interact with them, feed them bamboo and ...Read more >
From £3,995 excluding flights

Galapagos and Amazon Wildlife holiday

Your journey starts with an action pack multi-sport program that offers plentiful opportunities for incredible, close encounters with Galapagos wildlife. You will kayak and snorkel in clear tropical waters, often with sea turtles, sharks and sea lions; hike active volcanoes; and lay on sandy beaches alongside sea lions and marine iguanas. Your holiday will then continue in the Amazon Rainforest. You will arrive at Napo Wildlife Centre and start your Amazon wildlife adventure as you see some of the world’s best nature spectacles, as well as learning about the locals rituals and traditions and relaxing in the luxury Napo Wildlife Lodge deep in the Amazon Rainforest.Read more >
From £6,250 including domestic flights only
Convert currencies