Adventure travel

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Adventure travel

Time for an adventure?

Are you a bit bored with your nine-to-five routine? Have a look at our exciting range of holidays and decide what type of adventure you’d like.

Activity holidays

Our activity holidays are for everyone, people who love danger or who just like sports. We have a huge variety of water, snow or desert holidays. We’ll take you SCUBA diving in the Red Sea or kayaking and white water rafting in Canada. If you prefer snow, you can try skiing or snowboarding in the Alps or even igloo-building. For those who like warmer weather, we also have sandboarding (the desert version of skateboarding) or camel safaris.

Polar expeditions

Take a cruise to Antarctica or the northern Arctic; explore a land of white natural beauty and wonderful wildlife. Our experts will explain everything about the two poles as you watch the penguins in Antarctica or whales and polar bears in the Arctic. There's no greater adventure than travelling to the ends of the earth. A once-in-a-lifetime experience!

Cultural journeys

Our cultural journeys will help you discover ancient civilisations: India, Thailand, Egypt and many more. Visit temples, palaces and ancient ruins – just remember to bring your camera! Get to know local ways of life by exploring markets, trying exotic foods and meeting local people.

Trekking tours

We have trekking holidays to famous places such as Machu Picchu or the Everest Base Camp Trek, as well as some nearer to home in the Highlands of Scotland. You don’t need to be very sporty, just fairly fit. You’ll have a great time enjoying nature with a group of new friends. Some of the holidays include camping, but we’ll transport the tents for you!

Wildlife holidays

We organise small-group tours to get closer to nature in Africa, Asia or South America. Go on safari in Africa and watch lions and giraffes. Meet the famous turtles of the Galapagos Islands. Look for tigers in India, or take an elephant safari in Sri Lanka. We use local guides and stay in a range of accommodation, from tents to tree houses.

Discussion

What's the best holiday you have ever had? Where did you go? What did you do?

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Submitted by Ira1321 on Sun, 11/20/2022 - 12:11

My the best holiday was in Italy.It was four years ago.Then it was my first trip abroad.I have unforgettable memories.There were a lot of beautiful architecture,like Colosseum,Pantheon,the Trevi Fountain and Vatican City.Also I tasted the most delecious pizza there.By the way,there were majority of boutiques where fashionable clothes were sold like the Disney Store,Dolce&Gabbana,Gucci and so on.I think that Itaily is the best place where you can just rest and enjoy the spectacular views.I'd to return there.

Submitted by megh__ on Fri, 09/09/2022 - 13:12

My best holiday was in Sicily last July. I went in the north of Sicily. during the day I went to the beach. In the evening I went to the restaurant and after dinner I met my friends who I had met there. I love this holiday.

Submitted by yaya on Thu, 09/01/2022 - 17:51

Hello, I remember a lot a vacation where I went with my husband and my two daughters to the beach. my daughters were very happy since they did not know the sea, it was incredible to see how time stopped and we enjoyed it to the fullest. I was in Santa Marta with my family, we went to meet the dolphins and the sea of a thousand colors, we walked, and we ate a lot of fish, this was unforgettable.
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Submitted by uienuien on Tue, 07/19/2022 - 02:55

actually , my family and i have just travelled for only once and that trip is also the best trip i've had . It was visiting Hue - a famous ancient city in Vietnam . I travelled by train with my mom for over 10 hours . Because of staying in one place for a long time , it was quite boring . After over 10 hours , we came to Hue and I was so surprised about its peaceful and poetic beauty . We visited Hue ancient capital which is recognized to be a World Heritage site by UNESCO , the capital was truly magnificent . We stayed in Hue for 4 days , during those days we travelled a lot . It was amazing ! And I also enjoy many local delicious dishes such as rice dumpling cake; spicy beef noodle soup ; ...

Submitted by grivlad on Wed, 07/13/2022 - 14:30

My best holiday was in Abkhazia, 3 years ago. I had a trip for 10 days on a beach of Black sea. There were enormous mountains near the sea. Also, I had a trip in great underground cave. There was a metro inside the cave! 2 metro stations connected the entrance of the cave and her main part. A duration of the ride is about 5 minutes. In one of the days of my journey I had a trip in a botanical garden in the capital of Abkhazia. There were many varieties of plants which grew hundred years. Some of them were brought from Africa and South America.

Submitted by FranklyWrittenWrong on Wed, 07/13/2022 - 03:47

My best holiday was in Hanoi - the capital of Vietnam. It's really fun to navigate the old streets and enjoy the street foods. We stayed in our relatives' apartment. It's really interesting to see how the city evolved since the end of the Vietnam War.

Submitted by strawberry123_ on Thu, 06/23/2022 - 14:19

My best holiday was to Palanga, Lithuania. It wasn`t the first time, when I visited Lithuania(I gad been in Vilnius - main city before), but it was the first time for 5 years when I was near the sea. It was in the summer and it was just a perfect holiday. The weather wasn`t hot, but it was warm enough and sunny. We spend a lot of time on the beach sunbathing and swimming. Also, we visited a lot of places in Palanga and near it, such as historical museum, sea museum, delphinarium, parks, palace... We visited it a lot of times after it and now... we moved here and live in Lithuania almost a year now)
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Submitted by anyaaa on Thu, 06/09/2022 - 11:12

in my grandmother's village in Ukraine. There i walk with my friends, swim in the lake and ride a bike. In short, have fun and be close to my loved ones.

Submitted by aycauzz1 on Wed, 06/01/2022 - 07:16

Muğla Fethiye was the most beutiful holiday I've ever been to. The sea and caves were interesting. But the city I want to see the most is Barcelona

Submitted by Rohan266 on Sat, 03/26/2022 - 07:37

Chittorgarh ,we went there from our school.we had so much fun.we have seen chittorgarh fort ,Meera Mahal and many temple there.we clicked pics in front of Vijay stambh.

Submitted by Fernando227 on Wed, 01/26/2022 - 02:23

The best holiday I´ve ever had, was going to Puerto Vallarta, the sand and sun was amazing, I visited the Xel-ha and Excaret parks, they were so pretty.

Submitted by Jvnucuebcybeych on Mon, 01/24/2022 - 19:48

My best holidays were in Greece in the summer. My older sister and my parents and I were vacationing on the island of Crete. It was very beautiful there! We visited all kinds of excursions, were on the island of Santorini. Also on the trip we met a family from Russia, they were cool, we immediately found a common language with them. The whole trip was incomparable!

Submitted by Arturo on Tue, 01/18/2022 - 14:36

My best vacations are in Cancun, 4 years ago my family got on a plane and we were about 2 hours on the plane and after that we arrived at the hotel and the place was huge but when I explored the place I found that it was a 24-hour buffet and That made me like it a lot more and that's why I chose this place as my best vacation.

Submitted by dhadzikadunic on Mon, 12/06/2021 - 22:25

I would like to visit Machu Picchu because I have heard so many great stories about that place. That is definitely on the top of my trip list.

Submitted by Pam2 on Thu, 10/14/2021 - 20:14

my best holiday was my trip to Medellin, with my family we did different activities, such as going to an amusement park, planetarium, natural pools, we visited towns and got to know a little more about the gastronomy of the region

Submitted by armieK on Thu, 09/23/2021 - 02:49

My best holiday was in Spain with my family. First, we visited Barcelona where we saw Antoni Gaudi buildings. I was moved by Sagrada Familia! We also walked to the market and tried delicious local food. We stayed in Barcelona for two days and explored the city and vicinity. After that, we flew to the south, Granada. I loved Granada the most. I enjoyed walking on those small streets . I imagines gypsies in old days. I listened to their songs and watched them dance flamenco. After Granada, we drove to Rondo, and then to Madrid. What a great holiday!

Submitted by Tigress on Sat, 09/18/2021 - 15:14

All of my trips was so interesting! this year i have visited Rodos! i`ve visited a lot cool places for example, i was riding the donkey and i saw Akropolis. and for sure i swam in the sea)

Submitted by Polina152612 on Fri, 09/17/2021 - 12:28

My best trip was in July, 2018.We went to the Carpathians with our teacher and my friends. We rented small houses from locals to get closer to their way of their life. They told us about their traditions, customs, local food and clothes. Alltogether we climded the Hoverla, went water rafting on the river Cheremosh. It was very difficult for us, but we coped with it. We enjoyed every day of our trip. It was amazing.

Submitted by anoldspirit on Thu, 08/19/2021 - 05:23

I have the best holiday is to learn some new math skills in a campaign held by our senior classmates last year. I remembered that I could barely figure out what the speakers were talking about, but it made me quite impressive. It let me know that there were numerous challenges in my senior high school. Now, I have already become grade 2. I need to bear more responsibilities in the next semester. I know that I'm ready to meet those difficulties.

Submitted by P877e212 on Tue, 08/17/2021 - 13:35

Good

Submitted by Vuquan on Thu, 08/12/2021 - 04:02

I like this lesson, I learn lots of new words.
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Submitted by Andrii on Wed, 06/30/2021 - 16:29

I think my best holiday was when i went to Austria with my cousin for skiing. I really love skiing, especially in Alps. Even though my cousin didn't ski with me, we had a great time.

Submitted by sofi1500 on Sun, 06/13/2021 - 19:57

My best trip was in May, 2019. I went to Turkey to the Mediterrancan sea cost. I stayed in a large hotel. There were 2 swimming pools, a library, a small aquapark, a hall, a beach and a lot of other things. Every day I went to the sea and a swimming pool in the morning, after I walked around the territory, played tennis or volleyball. In the evening I liked to sit at the shore.
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Submitted by Bluetreasure09Cats on Mon, 05/31/2021 - 09:16

The best holiday I've been on is when I went to norway. There was a bridge there where you could cross from Sweden to norway and it was super cool. We stayed there and ate pancakes then we went home.

Submitted by rayy7710 on Thu, 03/18/2021 - 02:59

The best holiday that I've ever experienced was in July, 2019. Me and my friends joined a free motivation camp held by my tuition centre. It involved many teenagers from all over the states across Malaysia. We went to visit a forest that is located near the University Malaya, which is the place set up for the camp. As soon as we arrived there, everyone were divided in group to set up the tent together at the camp site. After that, all of us did so many fun activities such as mountain climbing, exploring the forest, take dip in a mud pool and throwing flour at each other. But the most memorable thing for me is the test of courage. One morning, at 12.00 a.m sharp, we were instructed to explore the forest in a group without any source of light and can only relied on our own instict. It was a long walk and many people were starting to get scared, but fortunately, the trip ends at 3 a.m. It was such a scary experience because something really did happened in the middle of the test, but nonetheless, i really enjoyed it. I hope there would be a new motivation camp where i would be able to join in the near future.

Submitted by mariap_09 on Wed, 02/24/2021 - 14:59

The most stunning holiday, was 3 years ago when my family went trekking in Caqueta, Colombia. It's very exciting becuase you can see the natural. The thing that caught my atention is natural pool and the waterfall that was amazing. Colombia is increible the people, the food, the culture and the natural it's unique. I want to more people known from my unbelievable country.

Submitted by Juju on Thu, 01/28/2021 - 09:11

My best holiday was in Istanbul. I was with my brother Nathan, my step mom, and my dad. I visited Istanbul when I was twelve and had a lot of fun visiting. We came there because my step mom is Turkish and she wanted to do a birthday party for my brother’s birthday. My brother was turning one year old.
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Submitted by oliacream on Sun, 01/24/2021 - 17:07

Actually I had much holiday that I think was the best, but one of them is when I went to an English camp in Los Angeles. We stayed in California State University's campus. We had a canteen in the campus and I liked pizza the most there :D. Of course we had english classes there. Moreover, we had excursions every day. We also went to amusement parks, beaches and shopping malls. Besides, we had various activities in our campus. I met new friends in the camp and I still get in touch with some of them. To cut it short, it was the most unusual and entertaining holiday and I will always remember it.
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Submitted by 酵母菌 on Sat, 12/03/2022 - 03:37

My English is poor, so I don't know if you can understand what I'm saying.I come from China and I have never been outside of our province.Err...I hope I can go out and see like you in the future.

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Submitted by Bluetreasure09Cats on Wed, 01/20/2021 - 15:18

I read this in school and I think it's a good text.

Submitted by A01285868 on Thu, 01/14/2021 - 21:30

I find all these trips very interesting, it really shows that those who had the idea even like them and that is transmitted, only that I would add more information about the food, I feel that it is something that people take a lot of importance and could serve a lot, but in general, everything else is fine.

Submitted by heeyitskate on Fri, 01/08/2021 - 14:18

In fact, my family and I travel a lot. The best trip I've ever had was last summer. We were on a cruise. It was an unforgettable time! We visited Germany, Scotland, Iceland and even Greenland :D During our jorney we enjoyed natural beauty and wonderful wildlife of these countries. The waterfalls and geysers of Iceland were magnificent. To tell the truth, we didn't expect the weather to be so warm in Greenland in August. You know, it was about +10'C, but I thought it could be much colder. More than that, I had a gorgeous opportunity to train my skills in languages by chatting with locals and other people who also were on the cruise, by the way, now and then we get in touch with some of them.
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Submitted by oliacream on Wed, 01/20/2021 - 14:03

How lucky you are! It is an exciting story. I wish I could travel with you.

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Submitted by Bluetreasure09Cats on Mon, 05/31/2021 - 09:24

That sounds amazing, I think of people like you that you are brave. I don't have the courage to travel that much! :D

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Submitted by Helbest on Fri, 01/08/2021 - 11:31

my best holiday was two years ago.I went to Diyarbakır and I was happy. I think everyone should go there. Because Diyarbakır is cultural a city. And, it is immposible not to have fun.

Submitted by idan_weiss on Sat, 12/26/2020 - 16:40

The best holiday I ever had was the summer two years ago when I went to the USA. We had a lot of fun with our family who lives there and we went to Disney land, to the beach and so much more places like NASA and a nature museum

Submitted by Graff on Thu, 12/24/2020 - 09:08

my best holiday was a few years ago when I was in Greece with my mother, father, my brother and my Grandma. After a few days we went a huge water park. We've been there for a something like 9 hours and we enjoyed every second of it.

Submitted by SharonNJD on Thu, 12/24/2020 - 09:04

My best holiday was last year when i went to romania and there i first time met snow and i climbed a 2km mountain and i celebrated christmas

Submitted by SELINA38 on Sun, 12/20/2020 - 07:25

15 September, 2020 - 16:23 My best holidays was in july, I don't remember what year it was, but I was my sister and some friend to my sister, we went to beaches of Cua Lo ,we travel to most the beaches and town in the cost,we learned more about the cultures and traditions

Submitted by nguyenthimyngoc on Thu, 12/17/2020 - 14:22

I will share about my best vacation that is in November 2019, I visited Da Lat. This is a trip organized by the Foreign Language Faculty for us to have interesting experiences as well as to relieve stress before the exam. The weather here was quite cold for me. I had visited many places, such as Linh Phuoc Pagoda, Hoa Son Dien Trang, Clay Tunnel, etc. I used to wish to go to Da Lat but i didn't have the opportunity. So taking this opportunity, i had a lot of fun activities with my friends and the beautiful scenery here. i took lots of pictures to make memories and send them to my parents to show off. It was so exciting! I hope I will have a chance to go to Dalat again but with my family.

Submitted by Highland on Sun, 12/13/2020 - 20:20

My best holiday were in summer 2018, I went to Cyprus with my family. Cyprus - is very beautiful island in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea. Every day we went swimming in the sea and swimming pool. Also we walked around the city at night. One day we went on a tour on ancient ruins. I liked it, because spent all time with my family. I would recommend to visit this wonderful place for everyone, because I think that everyone will like this place.

Submitted by 0779044675 on Wed, 12/09/2020 - 05:42

My best trip a few months ago. It was a wonderful ride by motorbike with my friend. This is the first time I come to Da Lat, have fun and explore famous places here. At first, I felt quite cold, but then I like the cold here. Dalat gives me a wild, rustic and cozy feeling. I will definitely come here many times in the future

Submitted by Alexandraa on Thu, 11/05/2020 - 05:38

My best holiday was 2 years ago when I went with my family to hike Alpine mountains. That was my first hiking trip and i was nervous but at the same time exicted. We arrived at the mountain, the view was incredible even if u weren't on top of it, The guide was so sweet and welcoming that all my emotions flied back to my house and I got even more exicted. When we got to the top I felt like a bird that can do anything they want. That was the best hiking trip ever.

Submitted by vyhoai61nna2 on Wed, 11/04/2020 - 01:21

The best holiday I ever had is a fews months ago when I went to Dalat. Although it was summer, the weather here was quite cold for me. I had visited many places, such as Linh Phuoc Pagoda, Hoa Son Dien Trang, Clay Tunnel, etc, but the most I loved to visit was Dalat Flowers Garden. It was such a beautiful place, there are many lovely and race flowers, so I took a lot of photos with my friends. Not only having visited popular places, but I also came across coffee shop. It was so exciting! I hope I will have a chance to go to Dalat again.

Submitted by SamuLike on Sat, 10/31/2020 - 13:36

The best holiday was when I was 11 years old, I went to United States with my parents, we met my aunt's house, I remember that house are really big, perhaps I can to return for my cousin's wedness the next year, we met whole New York, that was very exhausting, I remember the view from the One World Observatory. That was amazing.

Submitted by togakinnie on Thu, 10/29/2020 - 08:06

My best vacation was when i was little and went to the beach with my and my cousins family. On that day, i played soccer, volleyball and i played in the sand with them. I also learned how to swim on that day and because of that it's my best vacation.
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