Category - Hiking

11
Jun

Featured Active Destination: New Zealand

It’s a tiny country that punches way above its weight when it comes to active vacations.  New Zealand is about much more than bungee jumping (though the daredevil sport was invented there).  It’s about crystal clear fjords, stunning hikes leading to ocean vistas, swimming in natural hot tubs. The options abound in this country of […]

20
Nov

Walking and Hiking Tours

I’d have to say that the most popular type of active holiday is the walking or hiking tour. The leisurely ones requiring little special equipment and are easy to “train” for. Or for the serious hiker the world is your oyster. So there’s pretty much something for everyone. I’m frequently asked the difference between a […]

19
Nov

Active Walking and Hiking Tours

I’d have to say that the most popular type of active holiday is the walking or hiking tour.  The leisurely ones requiring little special equipment and  are easy to “train” for. Or for the serious hiker the world is your oyster. So there’s pretty much something for everyone. I’m frequently asked the difference between a […]

14
Oct

Active Travel to the Polar Regions

OK, this might be a tough sell. Talking about travel to the high Arctic when you are just about to dust off your snow shovels and winter boots. But this is actually the time you should start thinking about planning any travel to the far north. That’s because the window is quite small, and as […]

10
Jul

Who are Active Travellers?

Who are active travellers?  They’re people who love life. And when they go on vacation they like to learn, participate and keep active!Our clients on these trips range from their teens well  into their 70s, and they all share an enthusiasm for getting out and seeing the world. And no, you don’t have to be an Olympic athlete […]

5
Nov

Climbing Kilimanjaro

Approximately 35,000 visitors attempt to climb Kilimanjaro every year, with around 80% of them being successful. Kili is a challenge. It is the world’s tallest freestanding mountain, rising clear from the plains of Tanzania. Depending on the route, hikers have to climb between 4,000 and almost 5,000 metres of vertical rise, typically over a span […]