A trekking holiday can be an exhilarating and unique way of exploring a wonderful part of the world. While hiking up a steep mountain, muscles start aching and the heart starts thumping, but the feeling when you reach the top is like nothing else. Far from the usual tourist stops, you are lost in the natural beauty of the countryside and can enjoy the breath-taking views from above. A local guide is ahead of you, leading the way and explaining the unique history of the area, and on the hunt for that perfect picnic spot...
Sound like your kind of holiday? Then get in touch! Our local experts are here to help organise your trekking holiday- the routes can be tailored to your level and needs.
Where to go trekking?
There are so many rocky mountains to climb and breath-taking sights to see, you will be spoilt for choice! We have hand-picked our top 10 trekking destinations to help you out!
- Nepal- Trek up some of the highest mountains on earth, through tropical rainforests, waterfalls and small villages. With breathtaking views of snow-capped mountains, the steep climb is certainly worth it!
- Bhutan- Trek into remote, idyllic landscapes, visiting secluded villages, monasteries and temples on the way.
- Vietnam- For a tour that is off-the-beaten-track, walk through remote villages, green rice fields and countryside.
- Corsica- For those looking for a challenge, the infamous G20 trail snakes from North-South, showcasing the island’s most beautiful and wild landscapes.
- Armenia- A cultural tour visiting the UNESCO world heritage sites Haghpat and Sanahin.
- Montenegro- A tour through the ‘Black Mountains’ will lead you up towering peaks, through deep canyons and primeval forests.
- Rwanda- Trek through luscious forests and mountains, on an authentic Gorilla Safari!
- Peru- A land of ancient Incan ruins, lost civilisations and beautiful landscapes.
- Ecuador- With over 1640 bird species, Ecuador is a birdwatcher’s paradise! Explore a variety of ecosystems, from the coastal region, the Andes Mountains, to the Amazon jungle!
When to go trekking?
Our local agents are here to help! Depending on the destination, they can advise you on the best time of year to go so that you can enjoy fresh, cooler weather and avoid the swealtering heat!
What to bring
- Comfortable hiking shoes: Invest in a good pair of shoes, wear them in on a few hikes before setting off on your trip.
- Socks: Wear 1 pair of thin socks to absorb sweat over a second pair of thick hiking socks. This should reduce the chances of blisters!
- Trousers: Light loose trousers that can stretch when you are walking up steep mountains
- Light cotton long sleeved T-shirt
- Camera… so you never forget the moutains you conquered!