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Amalfi coast easy walking holiday, Italy

Amalfi coast easy walking holiday, Italy

Easy walks from Amalfi: 4* sea-facing hotel; top restaurants
From £1,280 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 6 May, 8 Oct
Japan self guided trekking vacation, Nakasendo Trail

Japan self guided trekking vacation, Nakasendo Trail

Self-guided walking along Japan’s ancient Nakasendo trail
From US $850 to US $2,840 10 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailormade at a time to suit you and can be adapted to suit your interests, budget and requirements as necessary
Amalfi Coast walking vacation, Italy

Amalfi Coast walking vacation, Italy

Walk in lemon groves and hillside villages
From US $1,165 to US $1,375 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2016: 23 Dec, 30 Dec
2017: 11 Feb, 18 Feb, 25 Feb, 4 Mar, 11 Mar, 18 Mar, 25 Mar, 1 Apr, 8 Apr, 15 Apr, 22 Apr, 29 Apr, 6 May, 13 May, 20 May, 27 May, 3 Jun, 10 Jun, 17 Jun, 24 Jun, 1 Jul, 8 Jul, 15 Jul, 22 Jul, 29 Jul, 5 Aug, 12 Aug, 19 Aug, 26 Aug, 2 Sep, 9 Sep, 16 Sep, 23 Sep, 30 Sep, 7 Oct, 14 Oct, 21 Oct, 28 Oct, 4 Nov, 11 Nov, 18 Nov, 23 Dec, 30 Dec
Availability on this trip for coming months
Pilgrims Way self guided walking tour, England

Pilgrims Way self guided walking tour, England

Discover Kent's history, its landscape and its people
From £587 6 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailormade at a time to suit you and adapted to your requirements
Sardinia walking holiday, Italy

Sardinia walking holiday, Italy

Superb daywalks amid rich and charming scenery
From US $1,395 to US $1,435 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 6 May, 13 May, 20 May, 3 Jun, 10 Jun, 17 Jun, 2 Sep, 9 Sep, 16 Sep, 30 Sep, 7 Oct
2018: 5 May, 12 May, 19 May, 2 Jun, 9 Jun, 16 Jun, 1 Sep, 8 Sep, 15 Sep, 29 Sep, 6 Oct
Cuba walking vacation

Cuba walking vacation

16 day, 4 center, culture & walking in Cuba
From £1,450 16 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 6 Apr, 12 Oct
Pilgrims Way guided walk, England

Pilgrims Way guided walk, England

Discover the Pilgrims' Way with author, Derek Bright
From £869 6 days ex flights
Tailor made: All year round - subject to availability
Nakasendo Trail walking tour, Japan

Nakasendo Trail walking tour, Japan

Village-to-village walking on the historic Nakasendo trail
From US $4,215 to US $4,375 12 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 19 Mar, 26 Mar, 3 Apr, 7 Apr, 9 Apr, 17 Apr, 7 May, 15 May, 22 May, 17 Jul, 4 Sep, 25 Sep, 8 Oct, 15 Oct, 5 Nov, 12 Nov
Pisa to Lucca walking vacation in Italy

Pisa to Lucca walking vacation in Italy

Self guided walking between Italian cities Pisa and Lucca.
From €480 to €700 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made at a time to suit you and can be adapted to suit your interests, budget and requirements as necessary
Thames Path walking vacation, England

Thames Path walking vacation, England

Walk the Thames Path from the source to the Thames Barrier
From £890 to £1,670 15 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Oxford Canal walking vacation, England

Oxford Canal walking vacation, England

Long distance walking trail along the Oxford Canal
From £635 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Andalucia self guided walking vacation, Spain

Andalucia self guided walking vacation, Spain

Moderate walking in foothills of Olive and Almond groves
From £350 7 days per accommodation
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Last minute availability until March. Early Bird Special Offer for 2017 - £50 off 7 nights, £100 off 10 nights and £150 off 14 nights. Book now to save disappointment.
Croatian coast walking tours, self guided

Croatian coast walking tours, self guided

Self guided walking tour on the sunny Croatian coast
From €520 to €670 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: Departures can be arranged at any time from 1st April to 1st November
Guernsey self guided walking tours, The Channel Islands

Guernsey self guided walking tours, The Channel Islands

Walking Holiday on The Channel Islands of Guernsey
From £651 to £952 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: Ths trip can be booked year round and can be tailor made to suit your needs and requirements.
Jersey self guided walking tours, The Channel Islands

Jersey self guided walking tours, The Channel Islands

Island walking holidays on the Channel Islands
From £574 to £1,393 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made to depart anytime between March and October
Self guided walking vacation in France

Self guided walking vacation in France

Idyllic walking in France with great food, wine and ambiance
From €897 to €997 6 days ex flights
Tailor made: Holidays commence on most Sundays between April and October
2016 Prices apply to 2017 holidays booked during 2016. No surcharge for first solo guest in each week of 2017.
Catalonia self guided walking vacations, Spain

Catalonia self guided walking vacations, Spain

Self-guided walking holidays in Catalonia
From €665 to €792 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: Available all year round on any day to suit and can be tailor-made and adapted to your requirements
Nepal trek with Chitwan National Park safari

Nepal trek with Chitwan National Park safari

Trek in Kathmandu valley & Chitwan
From US $849 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2016: 13 Dec, 21 Dec, 27 Dec
2017: 2 Jan, 9 Jan, 20 Jan, 29 Jan, 5 Feb, 18 Feb, 26 Feb, 9 Mar, 16 Mar, 26 Mar, 5 Apr, 16 Apr, 29 Apr, 7 May, 13 May, 27 May, 9 Jun, 16 Jun, 25 Jun, 3 Jul, 14 Jul, 29 Jul, 5 Aug, 15 Aug, 27 Aug, 6 Sep, 19 Sep, 25 Sep, 3 Oct, 12 Oct, 23 Oct, 29 Oct, 5 Nov, 14 Nov, 26 Nov, 5 Dec, 13 Dec, 21 Dec, 27 Dec
Nicaragua walking tour vacation

Nicaragua walking tour vacation

An easy walking tour
From £2,725 14 days ex flights
Tailor made: Daily departures until October
Hiking in St Lucia

Hiking in St Lucia

Guided walking on this beautiful tear drop island
From £899 to £4,799 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout October to July
Cyprus self guided hiking vacation, North Cyprus

Cyprus self guided hiking vacation, North Cyprus

Scenic walking amongst wild flowers and crusader castles
From £599 to £679 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Lake Como family walking vacation, Italy

Lake Como family walking vacation, Italy

Lake Como; a panoramic hike, suited to do with children!
From €575 to €830 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made at a time to suit you and can be adapted to suit your interests, budget and requirements as necessary
Bergamo circular walking tour in Italy

Bergamo circular walking tour in Italy

Begamo; start hiking at about 5 km distance from the airport
From €600 to €830 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made at a time to suit you and can be adapted to suit your interests, budget and requirements as necessary
Dales Way walking holiday in Yorkshire, England

Dales Way walking holiday in Yorkshire, England

The Dales Way self guided walking holiday
From £594 to £855 10 days ex flights
Tailor made: The walking tour is tailor made and can be booked at a time to suit you
Northumberland coast hike, England

Northumberland coast hike, England

Self Guided Walking Holiday in Northumberland Coast Path
From £499 to £702 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Cyclades sailing & walking vacation in Greece

Cyclades sailing & walking vacation in Greece

Combine a sailing & hiking adventure around the Cyclades
From £544 to £604 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 29 Apr, 6 May, 13 May, 20 May, 27 May, 3 Jun, 10 Jun, 17 Jun, 24 Jun, 1 Jul, 8 Jul, 15 Jul, 22 Jul, 29 Jul, 5 Aug, 12 Aug, 19 Aug, 26 Aug, 2 Sep, 9 Sep, 16 Sep, 23 Sep, 30 Sep, 7 Oct, 14 Oct, 21 Oct, 28 Oct, 4 Nov, 11 Nov, 18 Nov, 25 Nov
Provence walking tour, France

Provence walking tour, France

A superb walking holiday exploring the best of Provence
From £825 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 23 Sep
Catalonia walking & food tour, Spain

Catalonia walking & food tour, Spain

Enjoy varied landscapes & sample local food & wine.
From €899 to €959 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made between 01 Apr - 30 Jun & 08 Sep - 05 Nov to suit you and can be adapted to suit your interests, budget and requirements as necessary
Self guided walking vacation in Wales

Self guided walking vacation in Wales

Offa’s Dyke, Glyndwr’s Way, The Wye Valley Walk
From £529 to £959 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made from March to October and can be adapted to suit your requirements as necessary
Croatia national parks hiking vacation

Croatia national parks hiking vacation

Walking vacation in Croatia's beautiful national parks.
From €620 to €790 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 13 May, 10 Jun, 8 Jul, 19 Aug, 2 Sep, 16 Sep
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I am reborn! Simply the best vacation I have ever been on
Some great stories to tell the grandchildren. Would recommend to a friend
Very enjoyable
It was OK
A bit disappointing really
Nepal trek with Chitwan National Park safari
From
US $849
excluding flights
It was absolutely great. I think it would be perfect for groups and solo travelers (I went solo). I would recommend this tour to anyone wanting great diversity and fun. (more)Endija Skopane
Book your flight , pack your bag , seize the day , go ! Just do it ! (more)Lorna Jenkins
Everything was done locally, and the guides were great at imparting knowledge about the local area and customs. (more)Bronwyn Russell
Japan self guided trekking vacation, Nakasendo Trail
From
US $850
excluding flights
Superior! (more)Vanda Galen
Whilst the journey is a delightful walk, stop and enjoy the culture along the way. (more)Mark White
Best bits: Walking the remote sections of Trail. Tour of Nara (more)Michael Eagen
Croatian coast walking tours, self guided
From
€520
excluding flights
Our experience with Responsible Travel was A++ and we would look first to them when considering other travel whether foreign or domestic. (more)Nancy Barnacle
Highlights included - the walk on Mljet in the national park up to the top, with stunning views out over lakes, hills and the Adriatic; the best tuna steak ever from the small restaurant in Lapad...the list goes on! (more)Martin Long
A fantastic choice which we thoroughly enjoyed, with good walks and excellent sandy beach swimming. (more)Tara Fenwick
Andalucia self guided walking vacation, Spain
From
£350
per accommodation
We loved the vacation and will be recommending it to a number of our friends. (more)Anthony Morgan
The scenery on the North and West walks. Hospitality and helpfulness of our hosts. (more)Mark Frank
The amazing landscape; so different from where we live! (more)Jayne Wadsley
Catalonia self guided walking vacations, Spain
From
€665
excluding flights
September was a perfect month to walk, even though it was exceptionally warm; places were not overcrowded and most of the restaurants were still open. (more)Linda Simpson
(The) scenery was beautiful. Got to see both touristy and not touristy parts of Catalonia (staying at) a good mix of accommodations. (more)Barbara Zoltick
(The vacation was) fantastic. (more)Jennifer Sharpe
Jersey self guided walking tours, The Channel Islands
From
£574
excluding flights
Memorable parts? It is hard to pin point one part - the whole vacation was great. Local benefits? Yes. Overall rating? Extremely good. (more)Christine Ermuth
Amalfi Coast walking vacation, Italy
From
US $1,165
excluding flights
It was more than I could of expected. As a single traveler I felt as if I was part of the family. Superb. (more)Sue Warner
The scenery, the panoramic views along the coast are absolutely breathtaking! Walking up to and around the top of Vesuvius was also a highlight of the trip. (more)Joanne Halpin
Fantastic; exactly what I was looking for as I was traveling alone. Extremely well organised. (more)Anne Monks
Self guided walking vacation in France
From
€897
excluding flights
Excellent, really good food, drink and company brilliant location, great outdoor space, really appreciated the swimming pool (more)Anthony Van Gils
Best bits: The lovely walks the evening dinners (more)Bernard Gogarty
I would highly recommend this vacation for bikers or walkers like my wife and I. (more)Jerry Schoenberger
Nicaragua walking tour vacation
From
£2,725
excluding flights
Wildlife encounters in the tropical forest - howler monkeys, a sloth, racoons and porcupines plus too many species of birds to name. Guides were likeable and knowledgeable (more)Stephen Osgerby
The beauty of the country and the people was the highlight. Some of the most warm and friendly people I have ever come across. Very safe in the areas we travelled and absolutely amazing art for very little money. Loved it!! (more)Rene McRogers
Amalfi coast easy walking holiday, Italy
From
£1,280
excluding flights
4 stars (more)Asma Abu Taleb
The walks were stunning! Definitely worth the effort to hike up into the surrounding countryside and experience the views! (more)Jackie Bonic
The sheer beauty of the Amalfi coast. (more)Liz Torlée
Pisa to Lucca walking vacation in Italy
From
€480
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Experiencing rural Tuscany, in particular Buti and Calci. Tips? Some parts of the walk are quite steep, be prepared for some scrambling! Local benefits? Yes. Overall rating? Highly enjoyable. (more)Carol Quinn
Guernsey self guided walking tours, The Channel Islands
From
£651
excluding flights
The sheer beauty of the island, the friendly people, the walks and the super clean loos along the route! (more)Jane Haywood
The most memorable part of the vacation was visiting the smaller islands of Sark and Herm. Not only was the scenery fabulous but the weather was kind! (more)Stuart Harris
The day trip to Herm, the beaches were beautiful and the weather was great for an easy walk round the island. (more)Gabrielle Lorenz
Annapurna trekking vacations, Nepal
From
US $1,859
excluding flights
Highlights were waking up the first morning of the trek and seeing the sun hitting the peaks of the mountains. The sights, sounds and smells of Kathmandu. The incredibly friendly people of the villages we passed through. (more)Jane Brandon
The most memorable part of my vacation: waking up on trek and looking out of my tent at the Annapurnas with the rising sun catching the peaks and the truly charming and helpful Nepalese people. (more)Margaret Pitt
Lake Como family walking vacation, Italy
From
€575
excluding flights
Fantastic! It was everything we hoped, and more. Our daughters are 13 and 11 years old, and we had a great time on our first family walking vacation. (more)Paul Arkle
This was a very well organised vacation, all of its aspects were effective and co-ordinated. In fact a thoroughly enjoyable week. (more)Nicholas Yates
The most memorable part was the whole hiking tour all together, being able to accomplish it as a family, experiencing the local hospitality and unbelievably splendid nature! We´ve had the time of our lives! Found our paradise at Lake Como, and will return, for sure! (more)Jeanette Reinholdtsen
Catalonia walking & food tour, Spain
From
€899
excluding flights
Beautiful hike on the Spanish Riviera was the most memorable part...We had a wonderful time, both on the Costa Brava and in Barcelona. (more)Don Song
The stunning coastal scenery and the obvious care taken by Alan and Vivian in choosing the routes and accommodation. (more)Robert Tulloch
Naxos and the small Cyclades walking vacation, Greece
From
£685
excluding flights
This was the best organised walking vacation we've been on and that was totally down to the Guide - nothing was too much trouble and she went out of her way to help us. (more)Joanne Davidson
I loved every minute of it. I'm already thinking about when I can come back again. (more)Susan Leeds
Pretty much everything was memorable, fabulous scenery, beautiful ancient paths and villages, swimming off lovely secluded beaches, meeting local people and eating delicious food. (more)Anne Ward
Provence walking tour, France
From
£825
excluding flights
Memorable parts? The food throughout the stay, the choices of hikes (particularly the gorge and the mountain top), and the mix of people. Tips? Be in shape! Be prepared for challenging walks. Local benefits? We left no trace behind on our walks. Food was purchased locally. We visited local markets and went to two local restaurants. Overall rating? This experience exceeded our expectations. We had great food, great guides, interesting and challenging walks and a very... (more)Ken Margraf
Pyrenees guided walking vacation
From
£695
excluding flights
Just go for it - this is a company run by good people and it's a really nice set-up. Tremendous! (more)Richard Marriott
The local community did benefit as we ate locally produced/sourced food and wine and stopped for breaks in local cafes. The local community were, without exception, welcoming and friendly. (more)Alex Sohal
Most memorable was discovering the local history and wildlife under the care of our very knowledgeable hosts, plus lots of brilliant walks in the beautiful Pyrenean Mountains, plus the excellent food! (more)Caroline Rae
Croatia national parks hiking vacation
From
€620
excluding flights
The whole vacation lived up to expectations (more)Paul Tudor
The national parks were stunningly beautiful. The guides shared the history and culture of the place. (more)V Bader
Excellent. The areas of the 6 National Parks we visited each have their own character. The guides have an excellent knowledge of Croatia, are very familiar with the itinerary and drive very carefully. (more)Chris Owen
Cyprus self guided hiking vacation, North Cyprus
From
£599
excluding flights
Outstanding. Lots to do and see, great walking, great food and a very nice hotel. (more)Paul Watling
A lovely respite from the fast and furious life that is Hackney, London. The walks took us into the mountains where it was so quiet, the air so clean and the views so good you wanted to just sit and stare. (more)Amore Robinson
Cyclades sailing & walking vacation in Greece
From
£544
excluding flights
Excellent, forgot how blue and clear the water is, and it was great to get to the smaller islands were people lived their everyday lives, highly recommend this vacation. (more)Louise jones
We would rate our vacation as Excellent. Our guide was wonderful, taking us on little-travelled paths and educating us along the way with interesting information not found in guidebooks (more)Joann Dupuis
Excellent, thanks so much. We really enjoyed the trip, the company, the places we visited and the people we met. (more)Gesche McGibbon
Northern Ireland walking vacation
From
£399
excluding flights
It was wonderful. (more)Diana Howie
The hike from the giant's causeway to Ballintoy was spectacular...It was terrific. (more)Julie Bordwin
Walking in Andalucia, Spain
From
£525
excluding flights
If you wish to have a taste of the real Andalucia , this week will tick all the boxes (more)John Freeman
Fantastc week, I shall be returning.....Fabulous location, great weather, good food, fun people to share a vacation with......all in all a great week. (more)ROBERT INNIS
Very good. I loved the variety: different types of scenery on walks, eating out in different restaurants and even private houses, and also the different age groups.(40's upwards) I would recommend this vacation particularly for single people (more)Pauline Dodds
Pilgrims Way self guided walking tour, England
From
£587
excluding flights
Very very good. Derek was very knowledgeable and helpful. Lunches were delicious. (more)Isabel Clare
Walking through Godmersham Park in the footsteps of Jane Austin was the single most memorable aspect. (more)Deborah Rice
Our vacation on the North Downs Trail in late spring was breathtaking. (more)Carol R Mehler
Walking holiday in France, Mercantour Reflections
From
£645
excluding flights
Tres bien! Liz and Mel took good care of us and went above and beyond our expectations to ensure our vacation was great. Good value, too! (more)Holly Evans
The variety of the walks and scenery - and loads of wildlife. Marmot, chamois, vultures, various birds. Level of challenge was set just right for the needs of the group...Great - would do it again! Really good value for money. (more)Patricia Grey
The most memorable part was exploring, mainly on foot, a 'new', relatively unknown but scenically stunning corner of France on the back of excellent, welcoming accommodation and hospitality. (more)Richard Gregory
Walking vacation in Alicante
From
€340
excluding flights
Superb!...Instantly relaxing as Erik met us and all organisation was taken care off. He is so friendly, relaxed and reliable that you immediately relax and enjoy the vacation. (more)Sally James
Brilliant vacation and would definitely return to complete the rest of the walks. The whole experience of being in such a wonderful place to walk, with varying and spectacular views daily. Very peaceful (more)pauline hamilton
Most memorable was the lovely walks and the lovely weather. We enjoyed the house where we lived - As Tunel - spacious for 2 people. (more)Jenny Dunlop
Bergamo circular walking tour in Italy
From
€600
excluding flights
We have been on many walks throughout the world, however this is only our second self guided walk, but we thought it was particularly special. When you look at a map you realise that you are not that far from the plains of Bergamo and Milan, but from day 1 you step into a different world of peaceful landscapes, beautiful local villages (more)Alan Peggie
It was a fantastic vacation. I found the walks breath taking and deeply rewarding in terms of the amazing scenery and routes. (more)Lara Clifton
Walking was fabulous and the appetite for good local fare was a perfect, beer in hand, table spread for an evening meal to end our day...we were very well guided. (more)Hazell Penn
Hiking in St Lucia
From
£899
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Reaching the top of Gros Piton. Tips? Go for it! Local benefits? The whole issue of environmentally friendly tourism is a complex one. In many ways there are benefits in that local people get much needed employment and sometimes improved amenities and infrastructure. But these changes don't always benefit those most in need and fail to filter down to ordinary people. We hiked off the beaten track and saw parts of the island that the 'normal' tourist (whatever... (more)Margaret Gravelle
Hiking vacation in Las Alpujarras, Spain
From
€685
excluding flights
Memorable parts? The remote location and choice of beautiful scenic walks. The sense of history - the ancient white villages,the waterways and land use. The wildflowers and wildlife and the local food and village hospitality.This was all complemented by our easy going and informative guide,Dan, whose helpfulness and sense of humor was very much appreciated. A visit to the Alhambra Palace in Granada was a wonderful aside. Tips? Good walking boots, a reasonable level of fitness, an... (more)Joy Field
Spain hiking vacation, Walking in blossom
From
€465
excluding flights
A lovely short break walking experience. The location is just beautiful. I would certainly recommend this trip to any walker. (more)Jenny Trickett
The landscape was so beautiful it almost made you cry! The location was great, and the people were wonderful. We ate local food, even bought the fantastic local products... and will spread the news of the beauties of this region. (more)Isabel de Miquel
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