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Annapurna trekking vacations, Nepal

This Annapurna trekking vacation 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 US $1,590 excluding flights
Late availability on these dates: 18 Sep, 25 Sep, 09 Oct, 16 Oct, 30 Oct, 06 Nov, 20 Nov

La Palma Walking vacation

La Palma is the most north-westerly and the fifth largest of the seven main Canary Islands. Its highest mountain is the Roque de los Muchachos at 2,426 metres, being the second highest of the peaks of the Canaries only to the Teide massif on Tenerife. The north of the island is dominated by the giant Caldera de Taburiente. In the center of the island is the Caldera de Taburiente National Park, noted for its biodiversity as well as its size. Like the rest of the Canary islands, the origin of La Palma is volcanic. On the south-east part of the Caldera rim is the dramatic viewpoint of La Cumbrecita; accessible by vehicle, and it affords spectacular vistas into the interior of the Caldera.To ...Read more >
From US $790 excluding flights

Isle of Man coastal path walking vacation

This is a walking challenge of approximately 100 miles / 161 km around the Manx Isle. Called the 'Raad ny Foillan' which translates to 'The Way of the Gull', people have been walking segments of this trail for hundreds of years and was first written about as a walk in 1874. It was however in 1986 that the Way was inaugurated at Peel, the cultural heart of the island, and has changed little since. Starting at the Island's largest town, Douglas, the route quickly leaves the built up area behind and follows a quiet coastal road that becomes a cliff top trail towards Castletown. There are tiny glens and bays on the way. From Castletown the route passes around the southern point of the island ...Read more >
From US $1,115 excluding flights

Ancient Greece hiking vacation

Viewing the spectacular monasteries of Meteora, perched high on precipitous rock formations in central Greece, has to be one of the great travel experiences in Europe. The monasteries appear to be suspended in the air due to hermit monks choosing to build on such a remote site atop of ancient rock pinnacles that have weathered away over time. At sunrise and sunset, the light intensifies the dramatic landscape, whilst walking beneath the soaring heights offers a true appreciation of the scale of the monasteries and the dexterity of the builders who risked their life to produce the magnificent structures. On this self guided walking itinerary a few days are set aside to explore this center of ...Read more >
From US $920 excluding flights

Aeolian Islands walking vacation in Sicily

To the north of the island of Sicily in the Tyrrhenian Sea is the beautiful Aeolian Archipelago, made up of 7 diverse islands including Lipari, Vulcano and Stromboli, whose active volcanic cone dominates the horizon. Dramatic cliffs and winding coastlines, black beaches and thermal hot springs, a deep blue sea and charming port towns are all characteristic of this enchanting group of islands. Four days have been set aside to explore these islands on foot, and at Stromboli you'll see the regular fiery lava eruptions, one of the sensational natural sights of Europe. The daily walks are interspersed with opportunities to relax on the beach, snorkel, explore the ports and villages or bathe in ...Read more >
From US $1,460 excluding flights

The Portuguese Way hiking vacation

Considered the most spiritually connected pilgrimage route, following the path St James' body took to its resting place at the site of Santiago de Compostela, this quiet stage offers a wealth of history. From the lively city of Porto, set on the banks of the Douro River and famous for its port wine production, the journey north travels through small hamlets, past eucalyptus and pine woods, over ancient bridges and through larger market towns dating back to Roman times. Throughout the journey there are ample reminders of past pilgrims and the route offers many insights into the religious significance of the Camino. Visually stunning in parts, there are many advantages in walking the ...Read more >
From US $2,150 excluding flights

Andros trail walking vacation 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 traveling 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 US $830 excluding flights

Cordillera Real climbing vacation 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 US $3,690 excluding flights

Puglia self guided walking vacation

Puglia is a land forged in history by a mixture of civilisations and cultures. This enriching walking trip combines archaeological and architectural treasures, with hiking through valleys and along coastal paths surrounded by landscapes of red earth, olive groves and vineyards. See the unique dry stone cottages known as Trulli in intriguing Alberobello and the cave houses known as Sassi in Matera. Explore the enchanting maze of narrow streets in the 'white city' Ostuni, the seaside village of Otranto facing the Adriatic and visit the elegant Baroque city of Lecce.Read more >
From US $1,470 excluding flights

Antarctic Peninsula vacation

This two week vacation 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 $9,050 excluding flights

South Downs Way self guided walking vacation

The complete South Downs Way, stretching for a hundred miles over a rare large area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in crowded southern Britain, follows the chalk (soft limestone) ridge just to the North of the popular seaside towns on the Sussex and Hampshire coast. At intervals the hilly downlands are broken by “wind gaps” or river valleys, mixing the ridge walking with some meandering visits to beautiful rivers such at the Cuckmere, Arun, Ouse and Meon with their associated villages. Most of the route is ancient, made up out of the old droving roads that took animals and goods between the market towns of the region. There are many historical features, including a couple of remaining round ...Read more >
From US $1,499 excluding flights

Ring of Kerry walking vacation in Ireland

The Iveragh Peninsula is one of Ireland's great natural tourist attractions. It encompasses a 179 kilometre circuit from Killarney, via Killorglin, Cahersiveen, Waterville, Kenmare and back to Killarney across Moll's Gap and past Ladies View - one of Ireland's most famous viewpoints. You will leave the tour bus route and journey along a network of ancient paths which weave between the main points, on the long-distance track known as the Kerry Way. During this superb week long self-guided walk you will experience stunning coastal scenery and pretty fishing villages, such as Caherdaniel and Portmagee, whose beautifully preserved stone dwellings have weathered the coastal elements for ...Read more >
From US $1,320 excluding flights

Lycian Way coastal walk vacation

Between Fethiye and Antalya along Southern Turkey's Tekke Peninsula, or Lycia as it is historically known, is one of the country's first waymarked trails, the 509km Lycian Way. This mountainous route encompasses spectacular coastal views, archaeological treasures dating back to the 8th Century BCE and interesting villages with their unique Lycian flavour. During a series of day walks it is possible to discover sections of the route on the flanks of Mount Tahtali and Musa Dag. Traverse rugged mountain trails to meet the gracious local people, sample culinary specialties and swim in the blue waters of the Mediterranean Sea.Read more >
From US $999 excluding flights

Francigena Way walking vacation in Italy

From Canterbury in England to Rome in Italy, the 1900km "Francigena Way" dates back to the 11th century when pilgrims travelled across Europe on foot to visit the site of Martyrdom of St Peter and St Paul in Rome. With the modernisation of Europe and the shifting of borders the route became obsolete, until a recent revival of the pilgrimage making it one of the most exciting pilgrimage trails in Europe today. This trip takes in the last section of the trail through to Rome, passing by ancient relics and hill top towns. If you have walked the previous section from Siena you will start in Acquapendente, otherwise you will start in Orvieto. The first walk takes you down to the charming lake ...Read more >
From US $1,350 excluding flights

Hadrians Wall Trail walking vacation, England

Officially opened in May 2003 after many years of negotiations with landlords and farmers to finalize the exact route which stretches 83 statute miles/133 km across town and country, forest and moorland, World Heritage Site and National Park. The actual wall however, was started as long ago as 122 A.D! At this time The Roman Emperor; Hadrian was having a lot of trouble with the restless natives to the north; those devilish blue painted Pictish and assorted Caledonian warriors were causing mayhem across the wild Northern frontiers and hassling trade and settlement. It became imperative to create some kind of order and consolidate the extreme North of the Empire, especially after one of ...Read more >
From US $950 excluding flights

Winter walking in Cyprus vacation

Cyprus is an island of natural beauty in a region with an abundance of ancient and modern civilisations and cultures. Its mineral wealth was well known in ancient times: the island gave its name to the element copper (Cu). Away from the cosmopolitan towns and beach resorts you will find large areas of natural, unspoilt countryside. Woodland, orchards and vineyards are interspersed with tranquil, timeless villages. The people extend a warm and friendly welcome and their hospitality will add greatly to the enjoyment of your tour. Winter in Cyprus is generally mild, especially the western part where our walks are concentrated. The walks are mostly in the Akamas Peninsula, an area soon to be ...Read more >
From US $1,190 excluding flights

Canal Du Midi self guided cycling vacation

The Canal du Midi was built by Pierre Paul Riquet in the 17th century, overcoming great obstacles to connect the Mediterranean with the Atlantic through the Garonne Canal. The best way to appreciate all facets of the canal is by bike. Stretching 240km from Toulouse to Sète, the canal travels through a landscape rich in architectural and cultural treasures. Discover the legends of the Cathars as you cycle to Carcassonne, one of Europe's most impressive medieval cities. Immerse yourself in the pretty tree lined canal scenery and the culinary delights of small villages. At day's end your luggage awaits you in a range of specially chosen family run hotels and with the relaxed pace of the ...Read more >
From US $1,350 excluding flights

Cycling vacation in England, Hadrian’s Cycle Way

Prepare for great coastal and country scenery as you cross England by bike following close to the line of the Roman frontier during the reign of Emperor Hadrian 117 to 138 AD, the wall was built to defend and control his northern border from the wild northern tribes of Britain including the Picts. This cycle route traces the Roman involvement in the region from the remains of the baths at Ravensglass on the Cumbrian coast to Tynemouth on the North Sea. On the way the route passes along the Solway Firth where the ride crosses the end of Hadrian's Wall at Bowness on Solway, before turning easterly into the Eden Valley, where the route gets a lot hillier, until the River Tyne. From Carlisle ...Read more >
From US $1,190 excluding flights

Loire Valley by bike vacation

Explore the valley once known as the 'playground of kings' - an area of impressive chateaux and vast fortune, on a delighful circuit between the Loire and Cher rivers. The cycle distances and many dedicated bike paths make this ideal for anyone of reasonable fitness to complete on a regular hybrid bike or an e-bike. As you cycle, discover the best this region has to offer. Soak up the medieval charm of Blois, discover picturesque Amboise set on the banks of the Loire and overlooked by its impressive fortified chateau, get lost in the maze in the gardens of Chenonceau and sample the local culinary delights. The cycle takes you through countryside crisscrossed with vineyards, duck farms and ...Read more >
From US $950 excluding flights

The Great Glen Way hiking vacation in Scotland

Opened in April 2002, this long distance walking trail travels right through the very heart of Scotland. From Fort William to Inverness you'll discover the highlights that make this area such a magnet for walkers. Pass by the foot of Ben Nevis (1344m), the highest mountain in the UK. Follow undulating forest tracks along the shores of Loch Ness and walk through a mixture of farmland, exposed high moorlands and woodland as you make your way to the capital of the Highlands, Inverness. Along the route you will also encounter the forts and castles scattered along the way that lay witness to Scotland's turbulent past, from the Iron Age to the Jacobite Rebellion led by Bonnie Prince Charlie who ...Read more >
From US $1,050 excluding flights
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