based: East Sussex, UK
Offering yoga retreats and holidays in the UK and overseas, AdventureYogi specialises in holidays that combine yoga with adventure activities like surfing, hiking, mountain biking, climbing, snowboarding and skiing; or in retreats to simply relax and restore. Stay somewhere special, feel energised by yoga, relaxed by massage and invigorated by delicious vitality foods.
| retreats | yoga | holistic/wellness/wellbeing | massage | detoxification | diving/snorkelling | surfing | walk/trek/hike | ski/snowboard | mountain biking | UK | Worldwide |
based: London, UK
Guided and self-guided walking holidays in Bulgaria, based at a choice of two centres (Bankso or Borovets) that give access to two imposing ranges each with exccellent trekking routes, accessible summits, lift access, alluring lakes and magnificent limestone mountain landscapes. Guided walks are available locally and in Borovets are pre-bookable.
| walk/trek/hike | unguided walking | Bulgaria |
Bath & West Country Walks
based: Somerset, UK
Guided and self-guided walking holidays in South West England from April to October. Enjoy the Cotswolds, explore Exmoor, discover the Mendip hills and Bath. Visit Avebury, Bourton on the Water, or Stonehenge & Glastonbury. Also walking holidays in Austria in June and Cyprus in November. Hotel and inn accommodation with private facilities.
| walk/trek/hike | unguided walking | seniors/silver surfers | weekends/short breaks | England | Wales | Austria | Cyprus |
Explore Featured Site
Established specialist in small group trekking and walking holidays Worldwide. Explore offer guided point-to-point treks; centre based trips with day walking; winter walking tours; peak bagging; trekking at altitude, including top trekking peaks; and self-guided walking and hiking holidays.
| walk/trek/hike | trekking peaks | unguided walking | winter walking | Europe | Africa | South America | Asia | Worldwide |
G Adventures Featured Site
based: Canada, London & Worldwide
Guided hiking and trekking with opportunities for everything from challenging mountain hikes to pleasant strolls – including top trekking destinations such as Kilimanjaro, Everest Base Camp, Patagonia and the Inca Trail, as well as heaps of other iconic treks and lesser known walks Worldwide.
| walk/trek/hike | trekking peaks | Europe | Africa | South America | Asia | Worldwide |
based: Sardinia, Italy
Active holidays specialist in Sardinia (Italy) offering cycling and mtb tours, hiking and multi-activity trips for every type of traveller – self-guided and guided. Cycle touring for beginners or families with children, to tours for expert mountain bikers looking for adventure. Also bike rental to scout Sardinia on your own.
| cycle touring | mountain biking | multi-activity | sea kayaking/canoeing | walk/trek/hike | unguided walking | family | Sardinia | Italy |
based: Occitanie–Languedoc, France
Get immersed in the French language and culture with a combination of tailor-made French courses and multi-activities. Choose the program that fits your professional and personal needs. While your French teacher accompanies you, taste French gastronomy, go hiking or horse-riding in the Mediterranean landscape, canoe on the lagoon, meet locals ...
| French language | tailor made | escorted tours | multi-activity | team building | cookery | wine | walk/trek/hike | horse/pony trekking | canoe/kayak | France |
based: Perthshire, Scotland, UK
Perthshire Treks create high quality bespoke guided walking and hiking adventures in Scotland and in Perthshire in particular. They are based in Pitlochry, in the heart of Highland Perthshire. Guides are keen hillwalkers holding Summer Mountain Leader qualifications.
| walk/trek/hike | tailor-made | Scotland |
EUROPE: Guided hiking, Europe's contrasts
As a walking destination Europe offers great contrasts – from strenuous hikes up and around some of the highest Alpine peaks, to relaxing ambles along beautiful green valleys or rugged coastline. Our featured guided hiking holidays embrace both types of trip with well over 80 tours to choose from.
For mountain walking the backbone of the Alps stretches across eight European countries and is home the iconic Mont Blanc (Europe's highest peak at 4810 m). But there are other important ranges with great trekking possibilities – in particular the Pyrenees which span the French/Spanish border, and the Carpathian mts in eastern Europe, home to the Tatras and the Transylvanian Alps.
The more mellow contrasting trips focus on Europe's coastlines and islands generally offering a great variety of landscape and a very pleasant climate. Guided walking trips are offered along the Mediterranean coast and it's islands, and on the Canary Islands, the Azores and Madeira ...
OLDER TRAVELLERS: guided walking holidays
Introducing a range of walking holidays in the UK and across Europe, created specifically for older travellers. The aim is to offer generally moderate relaxed walks, mellow trips that may also include (depending on destination): time for relaxation, opportunities for additional excursions, related talks, language classes, live entertainment, drinks/wine, discount cards. Some trips offer more strenuous walks which include ascents and descents, full details are shown on each itinerary. These tours use comfortable local hotels and are led by experienced walking guides. Most offer day walking from a fixed base.