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Award-Winning Adventures

Award-Winning Adventures

We inspire incredible adventures, responsibly. Since 1974, Exodus has been leading the way in adventure travel with over 600 different itineraries to 100+ countries around the world, but at the heart of our trips, lies our award-winning guides. Their unrivaled local knowledge and keen expertise leads you towards the most unbridled travel experiences. Constantly pushing the boundaries when it comes to discovery, we’re proud to continue creating award-winning adventures.


Our latest awards

Which? Sustainability Champion

Which? 2022 Awards Sustainability Champion of the Year

We’re honoured to have won the Sustainability Champion Award at the Which? Awards 2022 in recognition of our sustainability initiatives and goals; these include pledging to rewild 100 square metres for every customer, and the aim to halve our carbon footprint by 2030.

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National Geographic Traveller Reader Awards 2021

We were delighted to repeat our 2019 win at the National Geographic Traveller Reader Awards. We received a resounding vote for our incredible customer support to travellers during the pandemic.



Conde Naste Traveller Readers' Choice Awards 2021

Conde Nast Readers’ Choice Award 2021

There’s nothing we love more than taking our travellers on life-changing adventures all around the world. Celebrating the best tour operators in the world, we’re proud to be winners in the 2021 Conde Nast Traveller Readers’ Choice Awards.

Best Safari, Wildlife and Nature Holiday Company

British Travel Awards Best Safari, Wildlife and Nature Holiday Company 2020

We’re delighted to be named one of the 10 Best Cycling Tour Companies. From gentle cycling trips to challenging uphill ascents, our cycling holidays are designed to showcase the most scenic routes each destination has to offer.

Best Escorted Tours Holiday Company

Best Escorted Tours Holiday Company 2020

Receiving Silver in the BTA Awards, we’re proud to be your guide to the world offering over 500 itineraries across 90 different countries worldwide that allows travellers to discover the heart of each destination.


British Travel Awards Best Activity/Sports Holiday Company 2019

Offering a range of activities from kayaking to hiking and cycling holidays across 500 different itineraries, we’re pleased to be the winner of the Best Activity/Sports Holiday Company for medium operators.


Recommended Which Escorted Tour Provider 2019

We’re proud to be voted by you as one of the best travel escorted tour companies for the 6th time in July 2019, whether it’s too far-flung destinations or adventure-packed holidays closer to home.


Wanderlust Reader Travel Awards 2019

We’re pleased to be voted one of the top tour operators by Wanderlust Magazine for our unrivalled expertise, travel specialism and tailormade trips across our adventure collection.


Bronze - Best Response to the Pandemic 2021

Wanderlust Awards Best Response to the pandemic – Bronze

Looking to support our extended Exodus family during the pandemic, our Community Kickstart Project repurposed existing funding to provide emergency relief for those most vulnerable, and we’re honoured that our hard-working partners and leaders on the ground are recognised with this Bronze award.

USA Today Readers Choice Award

USA Today Readers’ Choice: 10 Cycling Tour Companies 

All of our trips are carefully designed to guide travellers towards viewing some of the most fascinating flora and fauna on the planet. We’re pleased to be named the winner for Best Safari, Wildlife & Nature Holiday Company.

Best Escorted Adventure Holiday Company

British Travel Awards Best Escorted Adventure Holiday Company 2020

We love adventure travel, always have and always will. Continuing to push the boundaries when it comes to exploring off the beaten track, we’re proud to win Best Escorted Adventure Holiday Company for the medium division.

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Which? Recommended Escorted Tour Provider 2020

We’re thrilled to be named a Which? Recommended Escorted Tour Provider again this year, for the 5th year running, and 7th time overall. The Which? Customer panel scored 5/5 for customer service and organisation of holiday.

British Travel Awards Best Escorted Adventure Holiday Company 2019

Our guides knowledge and enthusiasm takes you one step closer to those unforgettable moments, and we’re proud to be awarded the Bronze prize for best Medium operator.

National Geographic Traveller Reader Awards 2019

Celebrating the best operators that make travel meaningful and memorable, we’re proud to have been shortlisted by the judges and voted by you as the best small-medium sized operator.

Recommended Which Escorted Tour Provider 2018

With a customer score of 90% and a 5-star rating, we’re pleased to be the only Which Recommended company in the adventure division where “the description matches the reality”.

Adventure Travel Award 2018 Winner

We’re honoured to be presented with the winner’s award for an outstanding example of an organisation giving something back. Through sustainable projects, we continuously work with our local networks to improve life in hard to reach places.

Best Tour Leader - Valerie Parkinson

Wanderlust Awards Best Tour Leader 2021 – Valerie won GOLD

With over 35 years of guiding customers in the Himalayas, Valerie Parkinson’s breadth of knowledge, keen expertise, and passion to give local communities are what makes her the Best Tour Leader. We’re extremely pleased that her astounding accomplishments were acknowledged with the Gold award.

Gold - WTM World Responsible Tourism Awards

World Travel Market: Sustaining Communities through the Pandemic 2021 Gold

We’re extremely proud to win Gold in this category. Our compassionate leaders and partners on the ground deserve to be celebrated as they have worked relentlessly to establish 14 Community Kickstart initiatives across 3 continents, providing emergency relief, essential food supplies and community empowerment programmes to the most vulnerable.

Best Activity/Sports Holiday Company

Best Activity/Sports Holiday Company 2020

Offering a wide selection of active holidays in the UK, Europe and beyond, from white water rafting in Slovenia to exhilarating treks in the Himalayas, we’re delighted to be awarded silver for Best Activity/ Sports Holiday Company.


Best Holiday Company to Sub-Saharan Africa

 British Travel Awards Best Holiday Company to Sub-Saharan Africa 2020

From sunset canoe trips across the Okavango Delta in Botswana to climbing the Sossusvlei sand dunes in Namibia, our Sub-Saharan holidays are designed for unbridled adventures. We’re honoured to be awarded bronze in this category.

British Travel Awards Best Safari, Wildlife and Nature Holiday Company 2019

Ensuring responsible travel and conservation is at the forefront of all of our wildlife encounters and safaris, we’re pleased to receive the Bronze BTA award for Best Safari Wildlife and Nature Holiday Company.

British Travel Awards Best Holiday Company to Sub-Saharan Africa 2019

From the vibrant Moroccan souks of Marrakesh to the Great Sphinx of Giza in Egypt, we’re proud that our Sub-Saharan itineraries won bronze for delving into the cultural and historical gems behind the scenes.

USA Today Readers’ Choice: 10 Best Educational Tour Companies

We’re proud to be named one of the 10 Best Educational Tour Companies. When it comes to adventure travel, some of the best experiences are when we dig deeper and learn more about the rich culture and history.

British Travel Awards Silver Medium British Travel Awards Best Escorted Adventure Holiday Company 2018

At the heart of our award-winning trips lie our team of expert local guides, leading you to unbridled adventures. We’re proud to have won silver in the Best Escorted Adventure Holiday Company division. 

Which 2021

We are a Which? recommended provider for the 6th Year in a Row

We are delighted by the recent announcement that we are a 2021 Which? Recommended Escorted Tour Provider. It is an honor we have received six years in a row, demonstrating our consistently high standards for our customers. Our teams have done everything they can and worked so hard throughout this pandemic to do the best for our customers, so we are receiving this award with immense pride.

Awarded by professional researchers and through public reviews, our Which? recommendation is a highly sought-after accolade that marks Exodus Travels as a brand people trust and respect for the quality of our tours and customer service. We’re proud to have achieved a Which? customer score of 88%, and to have been awarded full marks for both our customer service and our tour organization. 

Which? have commended us for our customer service and flexible booking policy during the COVID-19 pandemic, a policy which they rate among the best in the travel industry. We have seen these views mirrored by our customers. As one customer review from June 2021 states: “Booking with Exodus is always easy and you don't need to worry about Covid or plans changing as they look after you… They were quick to sort out the details.” 

To learn more about traveling with Exodus, view our Book and Travel with Confidence page here.


Why travel with Exodus?

  • Exodus Travels are a Which? Recommended Escorted Tour Provider – July 2021 

  • We were awarded 5-stars for our customer service and our tour organization, and received a customer score of 88% 

  • We have been commended for our COVID-19 flexible booking policy. 

  • Exodus has been a Which? Recommended Escorted Tour Provider for six consecutive years, offering consistently high standards to our customers, including during difficult times.