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Adventure Specials

Our Adventure Specials are incredible treks to little visited regions, for those looking for real mountain adventures!

  • Trek with the experts
  • Over 31 years' first hand experience
  • Well-considered trekking routes
  • Excellent acclimatisation on trek
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Adventure Specials

Our pick of the pioneering treks to little visited regions, for those looking for real mountain adventure in 2019.

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Svaneti & the Transcaucasian Trail, Georgia Adventure Special

11 day Vigorous / Strenuous Walking & Trekking
Svaneti & the Transcaucasian Trail, Georgia
  • Follow in the footsteps of Joanna Lumley, walking the most beautiful section of the new Transcaucasian Trail.
  • Stay in traditional watchtower villages, including beautiful Ushguli, now a UNESCO World Heritage site.
  • Explore the unspoilt Alpine scenery of ancient Upper Svaneti, one of the wildest, most mysterious regions of Georgia
  • Enjoy the hospitality of local families experiencing the distinctive Svaneti culture firsthand
  • Have your luggage transferred each day so all you need to carry on trek is a small daysack.
  • Step back in time on a guided walking tour of Tblisi, Georgia's remarkable capital city.

Land only from £1,895


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South Inylchek Glacier to Khan Tengri Adventure Special

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


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Makalu Base Camp Trek Adventure Special

22 day Strenuous Walking & Trekking
Makalu Base Camp Trek
New for 2019
  • Complete the spectacular trek to Makalu Base Camp where few others have ventured
  • Cross the Shipton La pass, and three other high passes, on a single day of sublime trekking
  • Enjoy a full day of exploration at Makalu Base Camp
  • Encounter varied scenery in different temperate zones as you progress from 700m to over 5,000m
  • Stay in tea houses on trek to experience remote village life and contribute directly to the local economy.

Flight inclusive from £2,780, Land only from £1,995


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Langtang & the Laurebina La Adventure Special

19 day Vigorous / Strenuous Walking & Trekking
Langtang & the Laurebina La
  • Towering Himalayan peaks, sacred lakes and deep hidden valleys - all within a day's drive from Kathmandu
  • A culturally rich trek into the home of the Tamang and the Yolmo Sherpa people
  • Traditional tea houses and a warm welcome on the trail
  • 4* hotel in Kathmandu at the start and end of the trek

Flight inclusive from £2,300, Land only from £1,550


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Carpathian Mountains & Transylvania Trek, Romania Adventure Special

8 day Vigorous / Strenuous Walking & Trekking
Carpathian Mountains & Transylvania Trek, Romania
  • Trek on quiet but challenging trails with 1,000m ascents and descents most days
  • Observe the traditional Romanian way of life, little-changed for centuries
  • Ascend Vanatarea lui Buteanu, 2,500m, one of the highest peaks in the Fagaras Mountains
  • Visit mysterious Bran Castle, the historic inspiration for the fictional home of Count Dracula
  • Stay in village guest houses and small hotels, and enjoy delicious, home-cooked food
  • Explore the cobblestoned town of Sibiu with its imposing city walls and mighty defence towers

Land only from £1,385


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Three Cirques Trek, Reunion Island Adventure Special

15 day Vigorous / Strenuous Walking & Trekking
Three Cirques Trek, Reunion Island
  • Discover France’s best kept secret – a tropical island in the Indian Ocean
  • Summit both the Piton des Neiges, 3,069m, and the Piton de la Fournaise, 2,632m
  • Trek through varied landscapes and microclimates
  • Wake up your taste buds with creole cuisine
  • Relax on the island’s pristine beaches, and snorkel in a protected lagoon

Land only from £2,230


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Snow Lake Wilderness Trek Adventure Special

23 day Strenuous Walking & Trekking
Snow Lake Wilderness Trek
  • Explore a truly remote and stunning area on one of the most beautiful treks in the world
  • Make the exhilarating crossing of the Hispar La
  • Enjoy contrasting scenes of stark mountains, icy white glaciers, and beautiful flower-filled meadows
  • Visit the beautiful Hunza valley, the inspiration for Shangri La in James Hilton’s book Lost Horizon

Land only from £3,595


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Namun La, Annapurna Wilderness Trek Adventure Special

15 day Vigorous Walking & Trekking
Namun La, Annapurna Wilderness Trek
  • An accessible yet genuine wilderness trek – few trekkers, or even locals, use this trail.
  • A wild trek with breath-taking scenery that fits into a two week holiday.
  • Cross the remote and challenging Naman pass, 4,850m/15,912ft.
  • Enjoy incredible views of the Langjung Himal, Annapurnas, Machhapuchhre and Manaslu.

Flight inclusive from £2,940, Land only from £2,075


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Dagana Wilderness Trek Adventure Special

16 day Vigorous Walking & Trekking
Dagana Wilderness Trek
  • Be one of the first westerners to visit the remote region of Dagana
  • Trek through a variety of scenery and ecological zones rich with flora and fauna
  • Cross passes over 4,000 metres with fantastic views of Himalayan peaks
  • Visit iconic Taktsang Monastery and beautiful Punakha Dzong

Flight inclusive from £3,795, Land only from £2,995


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Rainbow Mountain & Machu Picchu Lodge Trek Adventure Special

18 day Strenuous Walking & Trekking
Rainbow Mountain & Machu Picchu Lodge Trek
  • Trek the high Andes in real style, staying in four luxury mountain lodges on the Salkantay Inca trek
  • Follow a beautiful trail, away from the crowds of the Inca Trail, with a unique view of Machu Picchu
  • Enjoy an excellent acclimatisation programme in Cuzco and the Sacred Valley of the Incas
  • Cross high passes and see stunning Rainbow Mountain on the spectacular high-altitude Ausangate trek
  • Benefit local communities in Ausangate where the lodges employ local people as cooks, lodge keepers and llama drivers

Land only from £4,595


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