Locally run walking vacations

Yes, there are brilliant large walking vacation companies that have been doing their expert thing for years all around the world. But there are also smaller companies offering locally run walking vacations that are more intimate, almost personalised trips, tying in with local conservation, indigenous groups and, most important, secret spots that only local people know. Often family run, these vacations are often wonderful for family vacations too.

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Sweden hiking vacation, self guided

Sweden hiking vacation, self guided

Self-guided walking along Sweden's beautiful Baltic coast
From SKr12,495 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2023: 24 Jun, 26 Jun, 3 Jul, 10 Jul, 17 Jul, 24 Jul, 31 Jul, 5 Aug, 7 Aug
Southern Greece walking vacations

Southern Greece walking vacations

Greece walking and culture all inclusive guided tour
From €1,260 6 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2023: 27 Mar, 23 Apr, 21 May, 18 Jun, 16 Jul, 3 Sep, 24 Sep, 15 Oct
Sweden vacation hiking the Sörmlandsleden trail

Sweden vacation hiking the Sörmlandsleden trail

Self guided walking along an undiscovered hiking gem
From SKr10,575 to SKr10,695 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2023: 24 Jun, 26 Jun, 3 Jul, 10 Jul, 17 Jul, 24 Jul, 31 Jul, 5 Aug, 7 Aug
Andalucia self guided walking vacation, Spain

Andalucia self guided walking vacation, Spain

Moderate walking in foothills of Olive and Almond groves
From €420 to €560 7 days per accommodation
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
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Self guided walking vacation in France

Self guided walking vacation in France

Idyllic walking in France with great food and wine included
From €1,450 6 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Catalonia self guided walking vacations, Spain

Catalonia self guided walking vacations, Spain

Self-guided walking holidays in Catalonia
From €739 to €887 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
Mercantour family hiking vacation, France

Mercantour family hiking vacation, France

Family walking tour with a donkey in Southern French Alps
From €595 to €695 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip departs from mid-May to end-September; best time to go is springtime for the flora
Nepal homestay trekking holiday

Nepal homestay trekking holiday

Don't travel as a tourist, live like a local in Nepal!
From US $1,150 to US $1,670 13 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2022: 19 Dec
2023: 2 Jan, 16 Jan, 30 Jan, 13 Feb, 27 Feb, 13 Mar, 27 Mar, 10 Apr, 24 Apr, 8 May, 22 May, 5 Jun, 19 Jun, 28 Sep, 7 Oct, 16 Oct, 25 Oct, 4 Nov, 17 Nov, 28 Nov, 10 Dec, 19 Dec
Southern Spain self guided walking tour

Southern Spain self guided walking tour

Discover Green Andalucía on foot
From €610 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Trekking in Yunnan, Dali to Lijiang, China

Trekking in Yunnan, Dali to Lijiang, China

from Dali to Lijiang with off the beaten track trip
From US $1,600 to US $2,286 9 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Delphi & Meteora biking & hiking holiday in Greece

Delphi & Meteora biking & hiking holiday in Greece

Bike & hike holiday in the unspoiled Delphi & Meteora
From £1,350 to £2,500 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Family walking vacations with a donkey, France

Family walking vacations with a donkey, France

Spend time in nature with a friendly donkey
From €450 to €790 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Cyclades walking & island hopping holiday, Greece

Cyclades walking & island hopping holiday, Greece

Walk and explore nature of Naxos, Small Cyclades & Santorini
From £894 to £1,394 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2023: 1 Apr, 15 Apr, 29 Apr, 13 May, 27 May, 10 Jun, 24 Jun, 9 Sep, 23 Sep, 7 Oct, 21 Oct
Self guided trekking vacation in Montenegro

Self guided trekking vacation in Montenegro

Scenic self-guided walking in Montenegro's nationalparks
From €790 to €890 10 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made to suit your requirements
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Beijing Great Wall hiking tour, 7 days

Beijing Great Wall hiking tour, 7 days

Hike the most restored, steep, and watery Great Wall
From US $1,369 to US $1,816 5 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Cyclades hiking vacation, Greece

Cyclades hiking vacation, Greece

Walk ancient paths and enjoy stunning Cycladic sceneries
From £647 to £720 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2023: 1 Apr, 15 Apr, 29 Apr, 13 May, 27 May, 2 Sep, 16 Sep, 30 Sep, 14 Oct, 28 Oct
Andalucian mountains self-guided walking vacation, Spain

Andalucian mountains self-guided walking vacation, Spain

Self-guided and guided walking in Spanish Lake District
From €285 6 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailormade throughout the year to suit your requirements
Catalonia centre based walking holiday, Spain

Catalonia centre based walking holiday, Spain

Self guided walking holiday in Catalonia
From €925 to €1,070 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailormade anytime between 1st January - 12th December and can be adapted to suit your interests, budget and requirements as necessary
Kefalonia, Lefkada & Ithaki hiking vacation

Kefalonia, Lefkada & Ithaki hiking vacation

Walk with us and explore the lush, green Ionian islands
From £697 to £1,112 10 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2023: 1 Apr, 8 Apr, 15 Apr, 22 Apr, 29 Apr, 6 May, 13 May, 20 May, 27 May, 3 Jun, 10 Jun, 17 Jun, 2 Sep, 9 Sep, 16 Sep, 23 Sep, 30 Sep, 7 Oct, 14 Oct, 21 Oct, 28 Oct
Naxos and the small Cyclades walking vacation, Greece

Naxos and the small Cyclades walking vacation, Greece

Walk and discover Naxos and the unspoilt Small Cyclades
From £896 to £996 10 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2023: 1 Apr, 15 Apr, 29 Apr, 13 May, 27 May, 9 Sep, 23 Sep, 7 Oct, 21 Oct, 4 Nov
Mornington Peninsula walking vacation in Victoria, Australia

Mornington Peninsula walking vacation in Victoria, Australia

Hike along cliff tops & rugged back beaches
From AU $1,955 to AU $1,995 6 days ex flights
Tailor made: Any day of the year for a minimum of two people booking together (subject to availability)
Mera Peak climbing trek in Nepal

Mera Peak climbing trek in Nepal

Start your mountaineering experience with climbing Mera Peak
From US $2,520 to US $2,700 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2023: 14 Mar, 30 Mar, 10 Apr, 18 Apr, 16 Oct, 27 Oct, 5 Nov, 14 Nov
Self guided walking vacation in the Douro valley

Self guided walking vacation in the Douro valley

1 week self-guided walking holiday in northeast Portugal
From €1,020 to €1,240 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
K7 base camp trek in Pakistan

K7 base camp trek in Pakistan

A beautiful & challenging trek to Charakusa valley Karakoram
From US $2,065 to US $2,075 12 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2023: 16 Jul, 16 Aug
Nangma and Thallay La trek in Pakistan

Nangma and Thallay La trek in Pakistan

Easy trek to Nangma and Thallay La (Karakoram)
From US $2,360 to US $2,370 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2023: 13 Jul, 6 Aug, 30 Aug
Climb Lobuche East Peak, Nepal

Climb Lobuche East Peak, Nepal

Climb less-explored peak 6119m in Everest region
From US $2,665 20 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2023: 15 Mar, 30 Mar, 17 Apr, 29 Apr, 7 May, 30 Sep, 12 Oct, 25 Oct, 10 Nov
Masherbrum basecamp trek, Pakistan

Masherbrum basecamp trek, Pakistan

Easy trek straight to the foot of mighty Masherbrum (7821m)
From US $1,760 to US $1,770 11 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2023: 20 May, 18 Jun, 18 Jul, 11 Aug, 25 Aug
Nangma Valley trekking vacation in Pakistan

Nangma Valley trekking vacation in Pakistan

Easy trek to the unique & stunning Nangma Valley (Karakoram)
From US $1,690 to US $1,695 10 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2023: 16 May, 13 Jun, 13 Jul, 6 Aug, 30 Aug
Thallay La trekking vacation in Pakistan

Thallay La trekking vacation in Pakistan

Trekking from Khaplu to Shigar via the stunning Thallay La!
From US $1,770 11 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2023: 17 Jul, 10 Aug, 3 Sep
Hiking in Provence vacation

Hiking in Provence vacation

Hike the most beautiful countryside in Provence
From €1,250 5 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
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