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 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.

Submitted by Sterpu on Tue, 10/27/2020 - 05:43

My best vacation happened a year ago and i was camping in the woods with my family and we made a lot of jokes. IT was really fun to be more in touch with the nature and also create a bigger bond with my family. We went up a mountain we saw lakes ponds because we really wanted to make the most of that vacation. In my opinion that was my best vacation ever you had to be there to enjoy it

Submitted by MarioRobert on Mon, 10/26/2020 - 13:08

My best holiday has in 2018 when i go in Viena,Austria i was 12 years old .I going with my parents at the ski and i visit Viena.This vacantion has on of the best in my life and i happy because i was there.

Submitted by iamlamaa on Sat, 10/10/2020 - 16:28

ı like adventures couse i borne in antartica.

Submitted by haiduong on Wed, 09/23/2020 - 13:07

The best holiday I ever had is when I was 11. My family went to this an amazing pristine beach. The water was clear enough for me to see the sand and some fishes, too. I went seashell-collecting with my sister and we had a great time. All the shells were in different shapes and sizes and just lying everywhere on the coast. It was a memorable experience!

Submitted by Paula20045_9 on Wed, 09/16/2020 - 15:49

The vacation I liked the most was in 2017, when my parents put me in a drawing and kick boxing class that I really liked, but the best thing about this vacation is that I was able to spend a lot of time with my best friend because she was in the same class as me, so I spent it laughing and happy.

Submitted by EmilyValen on Wed, 09/16/2020 - 03:46

The best holiday I ever had was in 2017 when i was 12 years old, I went with my grandparents and my cousins. We went to Miami, Disney and New York. When I was in Miami we went to an Aquatic Park and we went to mall, when we were in Disney we play in the atraccions and finally when we went to New york we visited the Time Square, Statue of liberty, the Empire State and Memorial to the twin towers. Emily

Submitted by Juli2004 on Tue, 09/15/2020 - 22:56

My best vacations were unforgettable, we traveled to Baños with my family in the New Year and we stayed in a beautiful hotel, we went to a waterfall, everything was so full of life, when night came we burned the puppet on a campfire and then we had a sleepover together with my cousins. In the end we returned to Quito after having breakfast.

Submitted by ArielaJ on Tue, 09/15/2020 - 15:55

The best trip I had was I went to Miami, I visited the beaches, I visited many boutiques that are there on the way to the beach, I took some photos, we hired a car and went to Orlando, we stayed there, the next day we visited several shopping centers , We did several purchases, we ate a lot, and the next day we went to the amusement parks, I did a great variety of games, I saw many shows and the following days we continued shopping and getting to know the place more, I really liked the place, it was the best trip.

Submitted by Nicole_coba on Tue, 09/15/2020 - 15:23

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 Ecuador,we travel to most the beaches and town in the cost,we learned more about the cultures and traditions, our mind had moments of peace and quiet. -Melanie-

Submitted by Sebas1304 on Tue, 09/15/2020 - 13:48

I guess that the one that I loved. It, when I was in EEUU so when I went I take my plane around 7 am and when I was there, at least for me my experiences were unbelievable, I went to New York, New Jersey, Miami, Orlando, Newark. I visited Staten Island, Liberty Statue, and all of them was beautiful for me, I guess that this trip for me help me to expand my perspective about the world and the new people, the culture I can know. It was so nice.

Submitted by Juli0705 on Tue, 09/15/2020 - 13:22

In my vacations I went to Galapagos to the island of Santa Cruz to know its reef where in that place you could dive with the fish and as well know its beaches, its beautiful nature from there, I went to know the beach of Tortuga Bay where A diversity of fauna and flora was contracted, unique from there I met a very large farm where the turtles have decided to settle, although they are free and can enter and leave the area when they wish, in addition, the owners of the farm take care of the surroundings so that the turtles have everything they need from there, enjoy to share with my family and play paintball

Submitted by Joaquinsaurio09 on Tue, 09/15/2020 - 13:18

The best holiday I had, was 3 years ago when I go with my family to "Torotoro" which is a province in a departament next to the place where I lived. We went to see the amazing landscape and the dinosaur footprints! Torotoro is full of high cliffs and deep caves, this elements made the experience twice exciting!

Submitted by valedome145 on Tue, 09/15/2020 - 13:13

The best vacations I have had have been with my family, we go to Tonsupa every year and we visit the beaches that are around too, whenever we go to the beach the first thing we do is walk along the shore and then we get into the sea, But yes, during the trip we prefer to have breakfast in the car, just to arrive and enjoy the whole day on the beach.

Submitted by Jennifer_v on Tue, 09/15/2020 - 10:18

Sincerely I had much holiday that I think was the best, but one of them is when my course of the school went to Canoa, we stayed in a hotel close to the beach, where we shared hotel´s rooms, I remember that our room was of a double bed and a two bunk beds, my friend and I had to sleep in the double bed, that was very embarrassing. But in the night, when we went to sleep there was a blackout and our two classmates was scared and slept with us. Well, we went to the beach, we played in the sand and water but we didn't go that deep because the teach didn't allowed us, we ate different foods of the coast, fried fish, prawns and other that I don't remember much. Everything was so good, was the best holiday that I remember, I was so happy.

Submitted by Favio_C on Tue, 09/15/2020 - 05:19

The best vacation that i've had was when i was 12 year. I traveled to EE.UU, to be more specific in Orlando with my old school for 3 weeks . I had to travel like for 12 hours becauseThe best option to fly was to have a stopover in Panama. During the trip I could buy a lot of thing like clothes, toys and more stuff. I also met interesting and funny places like the amusement parks like Universal Studios, acuatics park and the beaches. I also met a lot of guys because we were invited to a school event.

Submitted by Aurora2004 on Tue, 09/15/2020 - 03:24

Well, the truth is, my best vacation was with my friends, when we went to "Decameron Mompiche."For me it was unforgettable since it was the first time I went on a trip with my friends, my room was overlooking the sea, and the food was unique since there was food: sea food, Italian, and snacks. It was a unique experience, the nights were long, I went for a walk with my friends, we went to see movies and laughed a lot, in the morning we went to the sea and in the afternoon we went to the pool, and we slept super late, it's something that I will never forget, that was my best vacation.

Submitted by Julsm on Tue, 09/15/2020 - 03:15

My favorite vacation were when I traveled to United States for go Disney in my birthday. The holidays expected was very funnies because spent playing in many of the games offered by the park and I discovered many places amazing I would like to see them again.

Submitted by Emily_A on Tue, 09/15/2020 - 02:40

My best party was five years ago, I went to Colombia with my mother on a special day called "Alumbrado" all the houses were decorated with many lights, you could go and pass anywhere in the city and you could see a million candles, that was amazing and beautiful.

Submitted by Angietiban on Tue, 09/15/2020 - 02:33

I do not have a favorite trip but the best trip I have ever done is when I went to Mexico with my mother and my nephew where we got to know what their culture is like in addition to trying their food which is very delicious it was very exciting to have gone is one of the places that more beautiful than I know and I hope to have the opportunity to return with all my family And to be able to know everything that is together although it is a bit heavy trip it is worth going.

Submitted by Sarap on Tue, 09/15/2020 - 02:28

1.- I would be interested in the wildlife holidays because I think is very funny to know more about the animals. 2.-- The best holidays I ever had is when I went to Punta Cana, where I went to expedition to see the wild animals, also I went to a swimming pool where was dolphins, sharks and turtles

Submitted by NickyNavarro00 on Tue, 09/15/2020 - 02:06

The best holidays I had, was when I went to the beach called Mompiche with my friends , I was in seventh grade, we did many things, for example I swim in the pool, I ate delicious food, and I had a lot of fun with all my friends, we appreciate several species of animals and different islands, on the return bus everyone was singing and having fun, it was a nice moment, This was a very nice experience because it was our last year of school and we were able to bond more

Submitted by erick_insuasti23 on Tue, 09/15/2020 - 02:05

My best holiday was when I went on a trip to the molinuco because I went with my family and my pets, we went for a walk through all the waterfalls, we swam in them, we camped, at night we told each other stories while we ate and we stayed talking until 2: 00 am and that is why I liked it a lot, we shared a moment that we had never experienced and we got too close.

Submitted by AllisonAcosta on Tue, 09/15/2020 - 01:54

My favourite holidays was when I went with my family to United States because in this travel I could visit Disneyland and for me that is one of the best memories I have, because disneyland is such a beutiful and funny place. Also I spend a lot of time with my family.

Submitted by NaizethM3ro on Tue, 09/15/2020 - 01:26

The vacations that I remember the most and were one of my favorites happened two years ago during the carnival holiday where I went with my family with some friends we have known for a long time. We went to Chone, (it is located on the Coast), we have family in that place and they had invited us to my cousin's graduation, it was all very fun because after having lunch we all played carnival but very crazy, we used the first thing we found, They all got wet there was no one to save themselves from playing, in my case I ended up getting muddy, after so much fun we took a shower, it got late and we had to say goodbye and go back to the house where we were staying. We stayed for a week, I had a great time and it was my first experience playing carnival on the Coast and I would like to repeat it again

Submitted by Israel_Valencia on Tue, 09/15/2020 - 01:11

My best holiday were in 2018, I went to Chile, a country that was very beautiful, I arrived to Santiago de Chile, and a Friend of my father recieved us in an apartment, then I met his son, she is very funny and she took me to an amusement park, (she and her friends said that is the biggest in South America) then we went to Curicó (the city where I fell like in home) I love Curicó, is very comfortable and all people knows all people there.

Submitted by Maria_b on Tue, 09/15/2020 - 01:07

My best vacations were when we went to the beach with all my family to Salinas,we did 6 hours because the car was damaged. We met Chocolatera and the space from the sea lions,those holidays was exciting and funny. I ate fish and is thing what not like, then from happen in Salinas, we went to Guayaquil, we passed 1 day in the city and return to Riobamba. In end was beautiful as my grandmother can enjoy from the beach.

Submitted by Ruby_M on Tue, 09/15/2020 - 00:52

One of my best vacations was when I went on a trip to the United States, specifically a trip to Orlando with my family, it was a very beautiful and adventurous experience from the first moment we arrived, once we arrived in Orlando we visited the parks Disney which are wonderful, because they were full of attractions and games that were unique because you would not even imagine that these types of attractions can exist in addition to being entertaining for all ages, we had a lot of fun and shared family time, the most fun of the trip was that we ate ham sandwiches at all times as it was our snack for when we were hungry. Another of my favorite parts of the trip was when we went shopping and visiting the different shopping centers because they are very different from those of our country. I stayed 7 days in Orlando, when I returned I was very sad because I wanted to stay a while longer because I felt that there was much more that I needed to see, however it was actually a very surprising trip, unique and I enjoyed every moment there.

Submitted by Nicole_coba on Tue, 09/15/2020 - 00:46

Honestly, the best vacations I have ever had were when I traveled to Brazil with my family, because I went to the concert of my favorite kpop band and also because it was the first time I left the country, the concert was going to do in Sao Paulo but I wasn´t much time there since I only stayed for the concert and then I traveled to Rio de Janeiro, the concert was at Allianz Park, it was a very nice experience since I was able to share it with my mother, I cried a lot but I was happy to have met them, after the concert was over we returned to the hotel since the next day I would travel to Rio de Janeiro,The trip to Rio was very exhausting but at the same time very beautiful since while we were going to our destination we could appreciate the beautiful landscape that surrounded the road, upon arrival we went to the hotel and after unpacking we went to the Aquarium, the following days we went to the Christ the Redeemer, Pão de Açucar and the Maracaná stadium, I really enjoyed the trip and I took back beautiful memories with my family, although I hope to return to Brazil.

Submitted by Ruby_M on Tue, 09/15/2020 - 00:44

One of my best vacations was when I went on a trip to the United States, specifically a trip to Orlando with my family, it was a very beautiful and adventurous experience from the first moment we arrived, once we arrived in Orlando we visited the parks Disney which are wonderful, because they were full of attractions and games that were unique because you would not even imagine that these types of attractions can exist in addition to being entertaining for all ages, we had a lot of fun and shared family time, the most fun of the trip was that we ate ham sandwiches at all times as it was our snack for when we were hungry. Another of my favorite parts of the trip was when we went shopping and visiting the different shopping centers because they are very different from those of our country. I stayed 7 days in Orlando, when I returned I was very sad because I wanted to stay a while longer because I felt that there was much more that I needed to see, however it was actually a very surprising trip, unique and I enjoyed every moment there.

Submitted by JPMT10 on Tue, 09/15/2020 - 00:25

My best vacations were when I traveled to the beach with my grandparents and my family, on that vacation my grandfather taught me how to swim, we stayed at the Decameron hotel. I tried delicious emerald dishes and played soccer with my family and that's why it's my best vacation.

Submitted by Came_010 on Tue, 09/15/2020 - 00:21

My best vacation favorite trip was a year ago when I went to the beach since I went to the beach since I went with my family and apart we met some friends and it was cool because I happened with people of the same age and we stayed a weed and the last day we went to a water park.

Submitted by Estefybt on Tue, 09/15/2020 - 00:17

I went on vacation when I went to Galapagos to know something, you follow Elsa vela and Santa Cruz know its beaches, its beautiful nature, that has those places. I went to turtle museums to see their reproduction and that of other animals, I took walks through the paths to get to the beaches, I spent a day by boat to be able to search and see the colorful fish, at night I went out to the seawalls and One night I went to a disco, I met many animals such as blue-footed boobies, sea lions, seals, frigates, I made a bonfire, I played painbool, I also went to a natural pool where it was beautiful, the beaches I visited, the water was turquoise, the sand was White is the most beautiful thing I saw, I enjoyed this trip with my friends a lot and I had fun, I had a good time, although I liked it to last longer.

Submitted by Antonellavega on Tue, 09/15/2020 - 00:14

The best holiday that I have ever had was when i went to Santa Barbara in California by myself, I visited Santa Monica Pier, Hollywood Walk of Fame, Venice Beach and other sights in Los Angeles, but mainly I went to an EF school to learn how to talk in English like a native. Mostly I went out with some friends to take a drink or eat something, somedays to take little trips around nerby cities.

Submitted by EmyH on Mon, 09/14/2020 - 23:29

The best vacations I have had were when I traveled to Machala with my whole family to my uncles' house since there I could spend happy and fun moments with my family I also got to know a small island called Jambeli, it was a wonderful experience since to go To the island we first had to go through a river with a boat, there were also some floating games in the middle of the water, in the place different activities could be carried out, the one that I liked the most was to take a walk since I learned more about the history of that place. In itself I was able to know very beautiful places in Machala and also in Peru since it was very close to there. The best thing was that I was able to live more with my family.

Submitted by marts_29 on Mon, 09/14/2020 - 23:27

The best vacations I've had were two years ago when I visited a city on the coast of Ecuador that I had never heard of, I went with my aunt, her husband and my cousin, I had a wonderful time. I remember that we went by car and I went in the luggage part, because I wanted to have that experience, I got very dizzy when we were arriving in Echeandia, so I fell asleep, Echeandia is a kind of very beautiful beach, it has rivers of hot springs and With very cold waters, I remember well that in the center of the city I had the opportunity to enter a dairy factory that is the one that maintains the entire city, there I tried all the cheeses that I could and super cheap. When we were returning I remember that we found extremely large leaves on a road in Echeandia. Without a doubt, nothing compares to these vacations as you spend time with your family and with nature being yourself.

Submitted by Alan on Mon, 09/14/2020 - 23:16

for example: kayaking, snowboarding and igloo-building. I like to travel, I think it's one of the best experiences to know other places. I want to travel around the world, but especially the Galapagos Islands, because the place is very beautiful and amazing, I will look for turtles and blue footed boobies. By: Alan J G Carrillo.

Submitted by DanielLlushca on Mon, 09/14/2020 - 22:55

The best Holidays I have ever had was when I went to Colombia, since it was a vacation that wasn't planned, we just decided to go and it was the best vacation because we visited tourist places, we went shopping, I tried typical food, I spent time with my family, one anecdote of that trip was that we hadn't booked a hotel so it was already 12 at night and we were looking for hotels at that time in the center of Colombia

Submitted by Samy18 on Mon, 09/14/2020 - 22:54

The best holidays was when, I went with my family to volcano Cotopaxi it was so much fun and extreme because that day was snowing and making strong winds which did not allow us to pass from the shelter. But it was beautiful to see that there were free animals,later we could see a lagoon which was very nice in which we took pictures.

Submitted by Samianahi on Mon, 09/14/2020 - 19:57

My most exciting vacations were when I traveled to Loja first we took a car to get to Cuenca and there I met several cultures then we went to Loja we arrived at Jipiro park I met the sanctuary of the Virgin of the Cisne it is a family custom to travel to Loja then we leave to the coast we visited Huaquillas and the beaches we returned to Quito and thus ended my most exciting trip to Loja.

Submitted by SunnyFlower on Mon, 09/14/2020 - 19:52

One of the best trips I've ever had was this summer. My family and our friends went to the Stepashki village near Ladyzhyn. The main reason for the trip was my dad and friend’s birthday. Before the trip we went to the Metro to buy food. After shopping we went on our journey. We traveled by car because it is more comfortable and interesting. We lived in a wooden house located on the banks of the Southern Bug River. Near the house was a small meadow, a summer house and a basketball court. I suppose that our vacation was quite active. We swam a lot, played football, badminton and volleyball, rode a boat and jet ski. We also cooked many dishes, such as: pilaf, grilled chicken, kebabs and steaks. We took a lot of sweet seasonal fruits, it was very liked by wasps. Then I was bitten by a wasp for the first time, but it didn’t spoil my vacation. The main event of the trip was a stellar fall, this year it was the most noticeable. This year's Perseid meteor shower was the most active, we saw about 60 flashes per hour. When we had to go I was a little sad, I wanted to stay longer… I will remember this trip for a long time!

Submitted by Domeb on Mon, 09/14/2020 - 19:19

The best vacation I've ever had was when I went to Decameron Monpiche beach with my whole family and we visited other beaches such as piñas, atacames, tonsupa, I left for a week, it was very fun, because we played in the sand, we built castles with my dad, we got into sea also to the hotel pool we ate many delicious things at night we went for a walk we went on a boat to see dolphins we got on the banana we entered a cave we also danced, we made a bonfire in front of the sea while we played we took many photos with my family flew kites, we saw crabs. I had a great time and I liked it Domenica Bustillos.

Submitted by GraceDlc on Mon, 09/14/2020 - 19:18

The best vacations I have ever had was when, I went with my family to visit Puerto Misahuallí, Cotundo, Tena in the Napo province, it was very fun because it was at carnival, I ate many delicious things, along the way I met various ethnic groups and animals from Our Amazon, in Misahuallí the monkeys had their houses on top of the trees, I made castles in the sand with my nephews, we took many photos, but it was only for 1 day, although the tour was cut I liked it a lot since they were not the same Always a vacation, the experience and the memory were very nice. Grace

Submitted by Mateo10 on Mon, 09/14/2020 - 19:12

My best vacation was when I traveled to the beach with my family, it was a very good adventure since we arrived and we had to wait to get in and we could see the sunrise, we ate and we had a lot of fun and beautiful moments with the family, we were in the pool and the beach where we could see animals such as crabs and snails, we cooked and had a really good time.

Submitted by Samy18 on Mon, 09/14/2020 - 18:37

The best holidays was when, I went with my family to volcano Cotopaxi it was so much fun and extreme because that day was snowing and making strong winds which did not allow us to pass from the shelter. But it was beautiful to see that there were free animals,later we could see a lagoon which was very nice in which we took pictures.

Submitted by guapisaca_pau on Mon, 09/14/2020 - 18:07

My best vacations were in Puerto López with my family since I visited the whales and they were so beautiful and we enjoyed both in the sea, as well as in the carnival since the whole family was there and we enjoyed it a lot.

Submitted by loeyessy on Mon, 09/14/2020 - 18:03

I don't really have a favourite vacation because I don't do important things, I really like being in vacations though because I can rest and help my mom to do the housework.

Submitted by Aldasara on Mon, 09/14/2020 - 17:43

The best vacation I had It was when I went to the United States and visited the Magic Kingdom park and it was a lot of fun because that place was gigantic and I bought many things, and the most important thing was that I was with my whole family.

Submitted by lascano on Mon, 09/14/2020 - 16:58

my best vacations were when I went out with my family to Baños to visit and get to know the zoo where there are a variety of animals
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