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Adventure expeditions and expedition holidays from the travel-quest specialist and adventure travel directory.



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Adventure expeditions

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 G Adventures website: G Adventures
Wide range of expeditions, land & ocean, to less visited corners of the globe ...

uk flag G Adventures Featured Site
based: Canada, London & Worldwide
website: G Adventures
Unique and authentic global adventure travel experiences for those willing to go beyond conventional tourism, offering a wide range of expeditions, land and ocean based, to the less visited corners of the globe. Ethical and sustainable tourism at its best.
| animals/safari | camping safaris | walking/trekking safaris | bird watching | whale/dolphin watching | ethical/ecotourism | expeditions | walking/trekking/hiking | canoe/kayak | overlanding | Worldwide |

Adventures to the Edge
Professional mountain guides offering snow sport and mountaineering adventures.
| ski mountaineering/touring | ski safari | telemark skiing | expeditions | mountaineering | worldwide |

Aventuras Patagonicas
based: Wyoming, USA
Aconcagua, Alps, Antarctica, Bolivia, South America and Patagonia expedition guides and mountain climbing outfitters.
| mountaineering | mountain guides | walk/trek/hike | climbing/scrambling | ski mountaineering/touring | expeditions | Alaska | South America |

Bear Mountaineering
based: British Columbia, Canada
Wilderness adventures in northern British Columbia with experienced mountain guide.
| mountaineering | ice climbing | ski mountaineering/touring | expeditions | mountain guides | Canada |

Brathay Exploration Group
based: Cumbria, UK
A registered charity which runs expeditions and training courses around the world, courses include expedition medicine.
| expeditions | expedition training | first aid courses | Worldwide |

usa flag uk flag Earthwatch Teen Expeditions
based: USA & UK
Expeditions on projects providing opportunities to undertake peer reviewed scientific research, for 16 to 18 year-olds.
| youth/teen | expeditions | USA |

uk flag Kudu Expeditions
based: Dorset, UK
Overland motorcycle tours across Africa on-and off-road; 3-week multi-country trips and 4-month expeditions.
| motorcycling | expeditions | Africa |

Snow Leopard Conservancy (The)
based: Ladakh, India
Snow leopard treks and expeditions in Ladakh in both winter and summer.
| animals/safari | expeditions | India |

Patagonia Adventure Trip
based: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Come with us to enjoy Patagonia... adventure travel in the land of the mighty glaciers.
| walk/trek/hike | expeditions | whale/dolphin watching | winter walking | snowshoeing | cross-country skiing | tailor made | South America |

Scientific Exploration Society (The)
based: Dorset, UK
Registered charity offering a worldwide programme of expeditions, supporting scientific, conservation and education projects.
| expeditions | animals/safari | geological | archaeological digs | Worldwide |

 Tangent Expeditions International
based: Cumbria, UK
The ultimate arctic experience, arctic mountaineering, ski-touring and dog sledding expeditions.
| expeditions | ski mountaineering/touring | nordic ski touring | dog sledging | mountaineering | Greenland | Arctic |

Tenzing Norgay Adventures
based: Nepal
Trekking in the Himalayas of Nepal and Sikkim – founded by Tenzing Norgay Sherpa (the first person to climb Mt Everest, along with Sir Edmund Hillary) and now run by his son, Jamling Tenzing Norgay, Tenzing Norgay Adventures pioneered trekking in the Himalayas.
| walking/trekking/hiking | expeditions | trekking peaks | Nepal | Tibet | Bhutan |

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The travel-quest adventure expeditions section is intended for listing organised groups undertaking adventurous journeys with a definite purpose – to climb an unclimbed or little climbed mountain, to explore a remote and little visited area, or to search for previously undiscovered historical remains are examples. Examples will include polar, arctic and antarctic expeditions; sahara and Everest expeditions.
Our adventure expeditions section deals with the sort of trips that don't appear in standard adventure holiday brochures, they'll usually be one-off trips and will tend to be tend to be fairly unique. Expeditions will often be specialist in nature and may require specific skills and knowledge from the participants (e.g. skills in caving, sailing, mountaineering, archaeology, botany ...). This also includes volunteer and charity expeditions where volunteers participate alongside professionals to undertake exploration, experimentation and research or to raise funds for a charity. Deciding if trips are true expeditions or just very adventurous tours is not always easy, in such cases a travel-quest editor will make the final decision.
Expedition cruises will go in our cruise section.

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