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Ladakh guided cycling vacation

Embark on a Two-Wheeled Journey: Unveil the Treasures of Authentic Tibetan Culture in Ladakh and the Majestic Himalayan Landscape with the Expertise of Award-Winning Guide, Valerie Parkinson! This is your gateway to a remarkable experience, where your every pedal will lead you to the very essence of Tibetan heritage in Ladakh. Valerie's mastery and dedication will transform your journey into an unforgettable odyssey, one where you'll gain insight into the secrets of this mystical land. Our expedition isn't merely a tour; it's a thrilling and immersive voyage into the heart of the Himalayas, where every moment is a memory in the making. Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to ...Read more >
From £1,690 excluding flights

Cycling vacation in the Netherlands, Germany & Austria

This 17 day cycling vacation in the Netherlands, Germany and Austria includes some of the best cycling in Europe, following the course of the Rhine and Danube rivers. Designed to be enjoyed during the warm summer months, this vacations travels from The Hook of Holland through central Germany and on into Austria, finishing in beautiful Vienna, its capital city. Enjoy superb scenery every day, and rest up and refuel each night in beautiful old towns full of history and culture. The trip involves 15 days of reasonably easy cycling along routes that are almost traffic free, using cycle paths that follow the rivers. We try to use the Bett and Bike network of accommodation where possible, which is ...Read more >
From £2,245 excluding flights

Annapurna base camp trekking vacation 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 £1,600 excluding flights

Rajasthan cycling tours in India

This is an easy paced cycle ride through the lesser visited areas of Rajasthan. The tour starts with a visit to Taj Mahal and then heading westwards into neighbouring Rajasthan. We will cycle from Bharatpur which has a famous bird sanctuary. Keola Devi National Park, and in winters is flocked by migratory birds. We will be cycling through some colourful towns often staying at beautiful heritage retreats and camps. We cycle through the Karauli, Talabgaon and also visiting Ranthambhore Tiger reserve. There will be a full day's rest when we switch from the saddle and get into the Tiger watch. The last leg of the ride takes us to the outskirts of the city of Jaipur. This is the capital of the ...Read more >
From £1,390 excluding flights

Ladakh trekking vacation, 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 £1,800 excluding flights

Sikkim circular trekking & culture vacation, 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 £1,700 including domestic flights only

Holland to Denmark cycling vacation

Our Road to Copenhagen trip is an ideal recreational cycle tour which starts in the Hook of Holland then passing through Germany and all the way to Copenhagen in Denmark. It follows the traditional North Sea cycle route and then heading inland and crossing river Elbe which then gives an opportunity to cycle along the Kiel canal. At times we will be cycling next to massive ships sailing through a very narrow water body. This is reminiscent of industrialised German history. From here we follow the Baltic sea cycle route to the north of Germany and then a ferry hop takes us to the shores of Scandinavia, this is followed by a couple of days cycling through rural Denmark into Copenhagen. This ...Read more >
From £2,045 excluding flights

North Coast 500 cycling tour in Scotland

This vacation involves seven days of cycling along the Scottish coast and the route is based on the newly designed North Coast 500 route in Scotland. This is a perfect cycling challenge for aspiring cyclists. Organised and led by experienced riders with an ethos of having fun in a supportive environment this is a great way to enjoy a vacation with like-minded people whilst also ticking off a bucket list challenge. Yet this tour is perfect for the sportive rider, looking to test themselves on some of the most challenging and spectacular scenery that the United Kingdom has to offer.Read more >
From £1,345 excluding flights

Rajasthan vacation vacation

Immerse yourself in vibrant Rajasthan and capture the sights and energy of the streets in this Street Photography Vacation to Udaipur, Jodhpur, Pushkar & Jaipur. We’ll get off the beaten track and wander the back streets, we’ll visit bustling markets, magnificent palaces, sacred temples and tranquil lakes. Experience the sights, sounds and colours of India all rolled into two incredible weeks of photography in Rajasthan with freelance professional photographer Chloe Hall. With 17 years of experience as a photographer shooting everything from NGO assignments in Africa to weddings, portraits and corporate shoots in the UK, to travel photography around the globe on this trip Chloe will ...Read more >
From US $4,000 excluding flights

Kerala biking vacation, India

Discover a new way to explore Kerala, with this 10-day India cycling vacation that takes you through sublime scenery from hill stations and tea plantations to the Kumarakom backwaters and an idyllic lakeside retreat. Pedal as part of a small group led by a local guide between lovely hotels, your luggage transferred so that you need only a small backpack each day, and a support vehicle accompanying you too any time you feel in need of a rest. This trip involves daily rides of up to 60km, with the occasional challenging ascent and descent – nothing that should pose a problem for regular cyclists. And of course you will be pulling over frequently for refreshments or photo stops. There are ...Read more >
From £1,445 excluding flights

Everest Base Camp & Gokyo trekking vacation, 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 £1,900 excluding flights

Lands End To John O'Groats biking trip

This Land's End to John o' Groats cycling trip is an annual event, led by a very responsible cycling vacation company. We undertake this thousand mile route that covers the length of Britain in fifteen days of cycling, fully supported with luggage transported for you by our support team, who are also on hand to help with any bike issues. Please note that you use your own bike on this tour and we are happy to arrange to have it delivered and collected at the beginning and end of the tour. Breakfasts and lunches are included in the price of the vacation as is accommodation, of course, staying in small locally owned hotels our guesthouses when possible, but at chain hotels when there is no ...Read more >
From £2,245 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 £1,790 excluding flights

Everest trekking tour

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 £1,900 excluding flights

Portugal road cycling tour

Our Portugal End to End cycle tour travels along the N2, one of Portugals’ most famous roads. Cycle down the backbone of Portugal (north to south) crossing 4 mountains ranges, 11 rivers and 29 municipalities.Read more >
From £1,540 excluding flights
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