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 Caasi101 on Mon, 09/14/2020 - 16:43

My best vacation was when I went to the beach with one of my cousins, we did a lot of things like being in the pool, eating a lot of things, playing video games, watching videos and being able to spend time on the beach.

Submitted by sososofiaaaa on Mon, 09/14/2020 - 15:57

The best holiday I've ever had was the previous year, since I was moving and that was my last vacation there, I went out with my friends several times, we had meetings and we went on a trip to the beach with a friend, and at the end of the summer. They all said goodbye to me, it was the best vacation because I was able to spend with them for the last time and we really enjoyed this time together, I didn't want to go, however I enjoyed every second there with them and we had a lot of fun

Submitted by Ale_33 on Mon, 09/14/2020 - 15:47

The best vacation I've ever had was when I was going to pass to tenth grade because I went to the beach, yo museums, to parks, and other places with my family before they're going to the United States. Also because I spent a lot of time playing with my friends where I lived and had no worries just play. Those vacations were very nice because I got to know my friends more by spending a lot of time with them, my confidence in making friends and growing as a person grew, that's why I think they have been the best vacations. Alejandra A.

Submitted by domegavilanes on Mon, 09/14/2020 - 15:34

My best holidays were when I went to the beach with my parents and brother, we relaxed, we had fun and we enjoyed ourselves a lot, for me This is a very pleasant memory

Submitted by ivanna_1750 on Mon, 09/14/2020 - 15:16

The best vacations I had were in Galapagos when I was 11 years old, we went with my whole family and we had a great time, we did various activities such as voting around the islands, walking on the beach and seeing the iguanas walking, meeting several of its islands and its gastronomy and we learned a lot about the flora and fauna without a doubt it was a unique experience. I Galeas

Submitted by Mika_Vargas_S on Mon, 09/14/2020 - 15:11

My best vacation was when my family and I went to Decameron for my birthday, it is my best vacation since I was with the people I love the most

Submitted by Isabel_Ruales12345 on Mon, 09/14/2020 - 14:55

My best vacation. My whole family decided to take a trip to the beach because they wanted us all to be together, one Thursday night we all arrived at my grandfather's house to leave from there since they rented a bus to go all the way there, we were a little late because my cousin didn't arrive and we ended up leaving an hour later, My family is very noisy, so during the whole trip we were bothering and laughing, we arrived at the beach at dawn and slept a little and went out to have breakfast and take advantage of the weather since it was sunny that day and the others I spent with all my family doing different activities and on Sunday we returned to Quito. (M Paredes)

Submitted by pala11 on Mon, 09/14/2020 - 14:31

My best vacations I think have been as much as going with my parents to go with my friends from school but I prefer when we travel to Galapagos because we knew many places and we played a lot and we had a great time.

Submitted by Caasi101 on Mon, 09/14/2020 - 13:17

My best vacation was when I went to the beach with one of my cousins, we did a lot of things like being in the pool, eating a lot of things, playing video games, watching videos and being able to spend time on the beach.

Submitted by maytecalderon on Mon, 09/14/2020 - 04:03

The best trip I have ever had was when I went to the United States with my family, we went to disney parks, we walked on the beach, we went to shopping centers.

Submitted by Samy18 on Mon, 09/14/2020 - 02:40

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 AnaPau on Mon, 09/14/2020 - 02:24

My best vacations were when I traveled to Colombia and I got to know all of Bogotá, I went to different amusement parks with my whole family, I also got to know zoos where there was a great variety of animals, I also got to know many shopping centers and ate in restaurants food that in my life had  tried, I visited my whole family and we had the best time ♥ ️ I loved this trip

Submitted by Lizbeth19 on Mon, 09/14/2020 - 02:05

What's the best holiday you have ever had? Where did you go? What did you do? The best experience that, I have ever had on my holiday were when I went to Galàpagos Island because, this holiday I traveled with all my class, It was really fun. The first day, we stayed in the pool of the hotel, we were swimming and playing,until we were very tired. The next day we had to wake up early the reason why was that we would walk a lot to reach our destination, but we saw an awesome beach the landscape was beatifull, the ocean color was magic and that place seemed like a paradise. Being in the sand was really relaxing, then we returned to the hotel and in the afternoon, we went to a museum of turtlues wich very interesting and we learned many things about turtlues and the islands. The third day and the end of our trip we went by boat to another beach and we were able to dive and I had the opportunity to see penguins, turtles a million different fish, seals. That was my best holiday

Submitted by Brithany0904 on Mon, 09/14/2020 - 01:21

he best vacations I had were in March 2020, since it was before the quarantine, I went to the beach of Atacames with my family where we enjoyed the sea, the sand, the pool and above all a delicious food, there is also the fact that we were able to find a very comfortable hotel since apart from being cheap it had everything we needed. This trip was a very nice and relaxing experience as there weren't many people in the place so we had a quiet atmosphere.

Submitted by sofi2005 on Sun, 09/13/2020 - 23:54

My best holiday: I went to Mexico with my friend Sarita and her family. I ate a lot mexican food. I passed for Peña de Vernal, shops, The Military Center, the Museo de Cera, the Ripley Museum and others places. I stayed with unique moments and scenes beatiful about other culture. I thank to my friend, to her family and my family for this oportunity.

Submitted by stephy_maue on Sun, 09/13/2020 - 23:26

The best vacation of my life was when I went to a farm with my friends, it had a pool and a small forest to enjoy nature, I had a great time and above all the food was very delicious that was the best day of my life.

Submitted by anahicajamarca27 on Sun, 09/13/2020 - 22:54

The best vacations I have had were in August 2018 when I went to Pedernales - Manabí with all my family, we visited beaches and also many small islands in that place. To go to the islands we needed to go by boat, it was really fun because the wind was blowing in our faces! We also went to various restaurants where the food was delicious. At night we went out to dance in places where they played music and we left at dawn. Mainly it was the best vacation I have ever had because I spent beautiful moments with my family.

Submitted by yomara on Sun, 09/13/2020 - 22:38

well, In my opinion, i like to prefer go cultural journay, because I love learn ancient cultures, i love history and it's cause to i prefer cultural journay, maybe , can find things that are importan for you or your ancient family ;)

Submitted by CVRZ on Sun, 09/13/2020 - 21:56

My best vacation was in Puerto Lopez with my family since I visited the whales and they were so beautiful, and also in carnival since the whole family was there and we enjoyed it.

Submitted by amelia123 on Sun, 09/13/2020 - 19:49

I haven't really had a better vacation, because we don't always go to vacation spots, but I had a great time when I went to the beach in a blanket, and although I didn't do many things because I only stayed 3 days I had a lot of fun, I swam in the sea and in the pool and ate many delicious dishes, I also saw other very beautiful beaches and I enjoyed spending time with my family.

Submitted by kasandratg on Sun, 09/13/2020 - 19:30

My best holidays was two years ago, when I traveled with my mom to several beautiful places in Argentina, we spent a week traveling through different landscapes and climates of Argentina, first we visited the city of Buenos Aires, the most representative squares and monuments here, then we traveled to Calafate where we made a tour of the Perito Moreno glacier, this was one of the best places I have seen because it had a beautiful view of the glacier, we also visited the city of Bariloche where they prepared one of the best chocolates, finally from here we took a boat that crossed a very big lake and arrived to Puerto Mont in Chile, here we stayed one more day and then traveled to the capital of Chile to take a plane and return to Ecuador. It was a very exciting trip in which I learned many things about the Argentinean culture and visit beautiful places that I will never forget. K Trujillo

Submitted by mela on Sun, 09/13/2020 - 15:55

I think my best vacations were in my 15 years when my parents took me on a cruise to the Bahamas it was oneof the best vacations I have ever had

Submitted by Aldasara on Sun, 09/13/2020 - 02:55

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

Submitted by Stephy on Sun, 09/13/2020 - 02:16

The best trip I had was to Disney world and it was the first trip we did with my younger brother, we did many fun things because we were in the place where stories come to life and even though my little brother now doesn't remember much about that trip to my was unforgettable and very important

Submitted by SEBAScrakenESC on Sun, 09/13/2020 - 01:01

The best holidays I have had were when I was little, more specifically when I went to Argentina, since I did not know that country, so it was a trip of fun and entertainment. I was in Mendoza and Buenos Aires, in Mendoza what I liked the most was when I visited the vineyards where they taught us the production and elaboration of wines and in Buenos Aires the food was fantastic and I got to know the Boca Juniors and River Plate stadiums. Finally, to remember the trip, they made me a caricatured self-portrait that I really liked, I hope to return one more day, but in the meantime I will continue to have those good memories.

Submitted by jhuls160 on Sat, 09/12/2020 - 23:01

The best vacation I've ever had was when I traveled to my grandmother's house. I went to Guayaquil, although it was summer, the weather was a bit cold. Not only having visited popular places, I also found some coffee shops. I was very excited to take some photos when I was there because of the beautiful scenery. I got to know the boardwalk, I visited my family, I bought many things at a good price, I went fishing, I went out with my cousins, I learned to swim, I cooked, I learned to drive, etc. - J Novoa

Submitted by Sn_sofia on Sat, 09/12/2020 - 21:30

My best holidays I have ever had was I went to Panama with my parents for my birthay and christmas, we spent two days in the city, we visited the Panama canal, we went to the shopping,we buy a lot clothes and shoes because it was cheaper. In the three last days we spent in the beach they were the best because I ate a lot. I loved Panam, it's colour streets and it`s people.

Submitted by DaniArts on Sat, 09/12/2020 - 20:52

My best holiday that I had was in the Margarita Island ubicate on Venelueza because it was my first trip out of my country and I wanted to meet a other country. Obviously, I didn't do much because my family and me were staying in a hotel and the hotel's activities were a little bored for me. Also their food is good :) Daniel M

Submitted by RominaM on Sat, 09/12/2020 - 02:45

Honestly, I have not had a specific favorite vacation because almost every year I do the same, but I can say that during my vacations I have liked going on a trip with my family, camping in a clear and quiet place, watching series and movies and going out with my friends. friends. When I was 10 I went to an island in Venezuela with my family. We stayed in a very nice and big hotel so I could do a lot of things there. He could go to the pool, the gym, the game room, the cafeteria, the movie room, among other things. I was also able to visit some ruins and tourist places on that island. It was exciting. :D

Submitted by Lasan on Mon, 09/14/2020 - 02:41

my best vacation was when I went to the beach, I spent every day with my cousins ​​and we went to the sea very early and at midnight. M.R

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Submitted by Lasan on Mon, 09/14/2020 - 02:43

The best trip I have ever had is the visit to Puerto Lopez, we went by yacht to see the humpback whales, they jumped and splashed us a lot, we also saw seagulls, later they went diving. It was very interesting to see the animals and the landscapes. D.B

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Submitted by Thaismosquera2bgu on Fri, 09/11/2020 - 23:24

My most exciting vacations were when I traveled to Canada, first I took a 22-hour flight to the city of Vancouver and there I met my cousin who I had not seen for a year then he took us to eat very strange food that although he was a little expensive it was ugly we ate Iranian and Thai Chinese food and a bit of Mexican afterwards We went on a tour of the glaciers where they put us on big trains We also went to local coffee shops and different towns in Canada then we took a plane to Mexico and spent three days getting to know the place I visited the sanctuary of the Virgin of Guadalupe and the pyramids of Teotihuacán

Submitted by Tatiana_34mk on Tue, 09/15/2020 - 02:32

My best vacations were when I traveled to Galapagos where it was a very nice experience since I was with my friends, with whom we swam and traveled by boat, as well as eating typical food from there and, above all, spending time with them was very nice.

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Submitted by Ari_Hi on Fri, 09/11/2020 - 21:07

The best holiday I've ever had was last year when I went to the United States for my birthday. In those 11 days I did a lot of things! I stayed in New Jersey, some days I went shopping, others I visited New York and I really fell in love with that city. One of my favourite things I did during the trip when I went to the Hard Rock Café, some employees took many photos of my family and me, then I had dinner and for being honest I cried because I've never imagined that I would be there someday. I took a tour and went to the Niagara Falls, that was a one-in-a-lifetime experience because I was almost in front of the falls, the cold there was crazy. Also I stayed in Pennsylvania one night, I didn't do too much there because it was super late. The other morning I went to Washington DC, I really enjoyed being there. When I came back to New Jersey the owner of the house I stayed prepared a huge lunch for my family and me, I had so much fun playing with my sisters, his son and daughter. I was so sad the last day there, I didn't wanted to go... Anyway, I had so much fun and I enjoyed every second there!

Submitted by Isabel_Ruales12345 on Fri, 09/11/2020 - 20:21

My best holidays was in August 2019, because I camped with my family and my best friends in Jerusalem. In this place we walked with my best friend and we laugh because a girl said something funny. In that night we ate marshmello with chocolate, and after we wanted to see the night birds but there was many people. In the next morning we celebrated the Anthony's birthday, then we made tourism of that reservation in a bus. To finish we return to our houses in the afternoon. For this trip I didn´t play a basketball game.

Submitted by Alejandro0305 on Fri, 09/11/2020 - 20:12

My best vacation was when I went to Peru pointed out the truth was very nice to see a seal had beautiful beaches and the hotel was in decameron also ers very beautiful the hotel with pool had buffet video games that were my best vacation ☺️

Submitted by pvilla on Fri, 09/11/2020 - 20:07

The best holidays I have had was the first time I went to Disney with my parents and my brother was very nice because it was the first time I traveled by plane and outside my country, on that trip we did many things such as: NASA in Cabo Cañaveral, Walt Disney Orlando, Disney's Animal Kingdom, Magic Kingdom Park, Cirque du Soleil, SeaWorld, lion kindom. Those vacations were very nice and overcame fun. Paola

Submitted by Noa1031 on Tue, 08/18/2020 - 13:46

The best holidays I ever had were in Peru. I was in Cuzco and climbed Machu Picchu with my family. We traveled by train and took a photo near the snow-capped Veronica. Days later we were in Lima and walked its streets.

Submitted by Mamou1 on Wed, 07/29/2020 - 10:10

the best holiday I ever had was when I went to Paris with my parents. it's was my first time to be in France so, I was really exiting . we did many thing like visit the museum Louvre, the art galleria , the castle Versailles, the cathedral notre dame de Paris and we take boat to drive in the seine its was really cool because the people in the streets greeted us and also the natural museum there are really amazing place you not only learn but you also enjoy and admire the painting the animal, the garden and many thing else . We also went to the Eiffel tower and the triumphal arch it's was really amazing to see all the city when you are up. the best journey was when we went to Disneyland it's was just fantastic there is many ride like space mountain and many thing else it's was just beautiful, extraordinary and amazing. of course we ate to MacDonald and KFC even if i don't really like the food and of course if you went to Paris mean Shopping I enjoy it really it's was amazing we also went in others theme park like futuroscope it's just amazing the ride are extreme I really enjoy that holidays of course we went to France also to visit our family because we missing them
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Submitted by Giovannichoi on Sat, 05/30/2020 - 06:35

I'd visited Dacheon with -only- my mom, and it was quite great time with my mom ever. But the best holiday I have ever had was the trip to Suncheon, with my maternal grandparents. I'd visited Suncheonman seupji, which means 'the swamp in Suncheon' in Korean, to explore the ecology of mudflats directly. Also I'd been Bosung, where is famous for it's green tea field and the Metasequoia Road in Danyang. It was the best time ever in my life, but I was with my family, and the other best time which I'd spent with my mom is the trip to Dacheon. In Dacheon, I found several starfishes, and I made the greatest sand castle among I'd ever built too. The sunset in Daecheon was just great. And I'd rode the railbike, which I can watch the whole beautiful, fascinating seascape. I also swam in the sea, took a sand bath in the hot sand, and took a nap in the tent. It was just great time, and I can't forget it as long as I alive. And there is the famous annual festival in Daecheon. Maybe you would know it too even if you're not Korean. Its name is... "Boryeong Mud Festival"!!! As you know, it's the global festival, which you can enjoy the mudpack as mauch and long as you wish. There is the mud-slide, the mud bath, and people should roll on the mud. They throw the mud. They do backspin in the mud. They shoot the mud-gun to each other. It was the best holiday in my life with my mom.

Submitted by zcrhhh on Thu, 05/28/2020 - 04:03

I like all of the activities, especially cultural journey, it looks amazing

Submitted by Asael1363 on Sat, 05/23/2020 - 21:10

My best vacation was when I went to the six flags amusement park in Mexico City, it was a very fun day that I spent with all my best friends, we left from 6 in the morning to arrive early and from the beginning we were very lucky as that the games did not have that long a line, we went to quite a few games and we ate hamburgers together at the end of the day we returned very exhausted on the way, it is a vacation that I will not forget.

Submitted by Marxhern on Fri, 05/22/2020 - 01:30

I liked all types of trips but my favorites are definitely activity vacations and cultural trips because all the activities you can do in them are my favorites, i love extreme sports activities although when i was younger i almost broke a bone practicing snowboarding, my favorite activity is diving i love to see the world that exists underwater, the other types of trips definitely sounds veri good i think at some point i will try to try all, i hope that when i go to one of wild life a lion does not eats me.

Submitted by Niriamcar on Fri, 05/08/2020 - 10:36

My best holidays was when I went to Islandia. Well, It's so hard to choose but that journey was really special for me. I saw incredible things and I enjoyed a lot all the moment there.

Submitted by audreeyy on Fri, 04/10/2020 - 19:51

the best holiday i had was when i went to toronto (canada) because i went in winter and tehre was lots of snow and i was so cool to be there

Submitted by peachygirl on Fri, 04/03/2020 - 12:27

I like all these holidays, because I like nature and wildlife. Well, I would like prefer Polar expeditions ( because of possibility to see penguins and whales) and Trekking tours because I really like mountains (I was born in Siberia, perhaps because of this). My best holiday was a camping in mountains with my family. It was about 5 years ago, but I really good remember it. We had risen to the mountains and laid out our items. Then we made a fire and eat some food. We had told a lot of stories each others and it was really funny. Me and my brother had ran around the fire and had sang funny songs. I will never forget that. It was the greatest holiday in my life.

Submitted by ThuMinh on Thu, 03/26/2020 - 10:54

The best holiday i have ever had was went with my girl friend to the famous pagoda in vietnam which is Linh Quy Phap an it far from my home about 17 kilometers. The road we went to is not beautiful that i thought because the road is very rugged, but it was very fun and see a lot of things like people, sights and more. when we arrived, the thing i saw first is stair was made by stones and the stair is very high, we went there very tired but interesting, after the high stair we saw a pagoda at the top and went there to praying. after we praied and start taking some photos to save memories and then we went to coffe shop nearly and had a conversation. Yeah that is my holiday thks for reading
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Submitted by Jonathan - Coo… on Fri, 03/27/2020 - 03:32

Hi ThuMinh. Thanks for writing! It sounds like a wonderful trip.

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Submitted by hate on Tue, 02/25/2020 - 06:38

I really love snow. In December 2019 my family n I went skiing in Lebanon and I got to do a backflip on snow it was so fun. :)
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Submitted by hate22 on Tue, 02/25/2020 - 06:29

My best holiday that i went was to Ohio my cousin live there so slept in there house for a few days we swam in the pool went to water slides, roller coaster and etc.We had many movie nights together...But my best time was when we got to meet dogs and cats they had three cats and 2 dogs it was hard live like this i wasnt use to it because they would scratch my legs which hurts alot so most of the time i sleep at 2am BUT I LOVED it there and i wish i can go there more
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