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Walking & Trekking Holidays

Walking holidays & trekking at altitude - what to expect

Our walking holidays and trekking holidays are designed to allow gradual height gain, spread over a number of days. There is no way of predicting who will suffer from altitude but, for the vast majority of people, a slow ascent to height will produce minimal effects. On a few high altitude treks we carry a ‘Gamow Bag’ as a precautionary measure.

The dossier pack that we send to you when you book your holiday includes comprehensive advice on safe travel at altitude. If you would like to find out more about the effects of altitude and the best preventative measures, then please visit the website of the research charity Medex and download their excellent booklet called 'Travel at High Altitude'. For treks involving travel above 4,000m/13,120ft, we'd strongly recommend that you read this booklet before you travel. You can also call our office and speak to an experienced member of our team.

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Walking & Trekking Holidays

With over 100 superb walking and trekking holidays worldwide we have something to offer everyone. Our small group walking and trekking holidays are graded from Gentle to Expedition Grade and include iconic treks, pioneering adventures, plus less energetic gentle walking holidays

Everest Base Camp & Gokyo Lakes Great Treks of the world Festivals

21 day Strenuous Walking & Trekking
Everest Base Camp & Gokyo Lakes
  • Trek to both Everest Base Camp and Kala Pattar
  • Cross the Cho La and ascend Gokyo Ri
  • Excellent acclimatisation and highly experienced Sherpa leaders
  • Four-star hotel and time to relax and take in the sights of Kathmandu
  • Attend the Mani Rimdu Festival on one of our autumn departures

Flight inclusive from £3,025, Land only from £2,195


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Annapurna Sanctuary Great Treks of the world

16 day Vigorous Walking & Trekking
Annapurna Sanctuary
  • Trek to Annapurna Base Camp, 4,130m/13,550ft
  • Explore the heart of the Annapurnas, the Annapurna Sanctuary
  • Experience Sherpa culture and be escorted by highly experienced Sherpa leaders
  • Stay in traditional tea houses on trek and four-star hotels with swimming pools in Kathmandu and Pokhara

Flight inclusive from £2,295, Land only from £1,595


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Druk Path Trek Festivals Great Treks of the world

14 day Moderate Walking & Trekking
Druk Path Trek
  • Trek one of Bhutan’s oldest trails with wonderfully varied scenery and superb mountain views
  • Walk to the fabled Tiger’s Nest Monastery and visit Punakha Dzong
  • Explore the key cultural sights of Thimphu and the Paro Valley
  • Attend one of Bhutan’s most significant festivals (on selected departures)
  • Enjoy first-rate camping and well-appointed hotels

Flight inclusive from £3,445, Land only from £2,695


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Gentle Walking Bhutan Festivals

15 day Gentle Walking & Trekking
Gentle Walking Bhutan
  • Explore the cultural highlights of Bhutan including iconic Taktsang Monastery and Punakha Dzong
  • First-rate accommodation in Bhutan using comfortable hotels and lodges
  • Relax at Dwarika’s hotel in Kathmandu – a unique heritage property
  • Excellent and varied programme of gentle walks
  • Join the flamboyant celebrations at a Bhutanese festival

Flight inclusive from £3,445, Land only from £2,695


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Gentle Walking & Wildlife Costa Rica Wildlife

14 day Gentle Walking & Trekking
Gentle Walking & Wildlife Costa Rica
  • Visit six of Costa Rica’s premier national parks and wildlife reserves
  • Enjoy a varied programme of walks that showcase Costa Rica’s incredibly diverse landscapes.
  • Spend time in Tortuguero renowned for its fabulous wildlife and laid-back Caribbean vibe.
  • Look for rare and exotic birds in the cloudforest of Monteverde and a take a boat tour along the wildlife-rich waters of Caño Negro Reserve.
  • Go hiking amidst the surreal and beautiful volcanic scenery of Rincon de la Vieja in the fiery northwest.
  • Relax at the end of your holiday on beautiful Hermosa Beach with the option to extend.

Flight inclusive from £3,695, Land only from £2,995


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Gentle Trekking Nakasendo Trail

13 day Gentle Walking & Trekking
Gentle Trekking Nakasendo Trail
  • Trek on Japan's Nakasendo trail with beautiful scenery, picturesque villages and historic post-towns
  • Stay in traditional accommodation, enjoy hot spring baths and get under the skin of Japanese life
  • Discover modern high-rise Tokyo and the cultural city of Kyoto
  • Explore the many temples and monasteries of atmospheric Mount Koya

Flight inclusive from £4,445, Land only from £3,595


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South Inylchek Glacier to Khan Tengri

16 day Vigorous Walking & Trekking
South Inylchek Glacier to Khan Tengri
  • Trek through wild glacial terrain beneath towering peaks
  • Stay in permanent camps along the route
  • Experience the incredible helicopter ride from South Inylchek Base Camp to Karkara
  • Swim in the warm(ish) waters of Issyk Kul Lake with views of the mountains on all sides
  • Optional ascent of Pesnya Abaya

Flight inclusive from £2,890, Land only from £1,995


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Gentle Walking Canadian Rockies

13 day Gentle Walking & Trekking
Gentle Walking Canadian Rockies
  • Walk on every day of this holiday through stunning mountain scenery to the best viewpoints
  • Hike in Banff, Yoho and Jasper National Parks
  • Drive along the Icefield Parkway – one of the world’s most scenic highways
  • Stay in comfortable hotels or chalets between Banff and Lake Louise, Jasper and Kananaskis

Flight inclusive from £3,395, Land only from £2,695


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Great Wall of China

10 day Gentle / Moderate Walking & Trekking
Great Wall of China
  • Mountain, sea and city – the Great Wall in all its splendour
  • Good quality, comfortable hotel accommodation throughout
  • The cultural highlights of Beijing
  • Optional extension to see the magnificent Terracotta Warriors in Xi’an

Flight inclusive from £2,150, Land only from £1,555


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Ancient Kingdoms of Tibet Adventure Special

53 day Moderate Walking & Trekking
Ancient Kingdoms of Tibet
New for 2020
  • Take a three day acclimatisation trek in the Himalayan foothills of Nepal
  • Tour the fascinating sights of Lhasa and visit the cave hermitage of Drak Yerpa
  • Fly 800 miles across Tibet and past Mount Kailash to land at the airport of Ali, giving easy access to the ancient kingdoms west of Ali
  • Explore the mysterious kingdoms of Guge and Shangshung
  • Enjoy walks to visit cave dwellings, remote monasteries and ruined castles and visit the holy hot springs at Tirthapuri
  • Drive west to east across just part of the great Tibetan plateau, using the new road to Kathmandu from Tibet driving past Kailaish and through Kyirong and part of Langtang

Flight inclusive from £6,115, Land only from £5,265


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