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The Islands of Amalfi Walk

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The beauty of the Bay of Naples has been enchanting travellers for centuries, with visitors falling in love with its dramatic coastline, glimmering seas, and pastel-coloured towns.

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Paths of Puglia & Matera – Premium Adventure

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Puglia, Italy
8 Days from 3 349 €

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Fairytale trulli houses, picturesque farmland, and quaint villages

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Contrasts of Cyprus Walking

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8 Days from 1 249 €

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Discover the Troodos Mountains and Akamas Peninsula on this self-guided walk

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Highlights of the Picos de Europa

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8 Days from 1 149 €

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A self-guided holiday with a fantastic range of walks, awe inspiring scenery and abundance of birds and wildlife.

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Walking the West Highland Way

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9 Days from 1 279 €

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Scotland's most iconic walking route

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Walking the Rob Roy Way

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9 Days from 1 349 €

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A varied walking route through the folklore and history of Rob Roy, fast becoming one of Scotland's most popular.

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Coastal Walks of Western Sicily

Walking & Trekking
8 Days from 2 299 €

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Discover western Sicily's pristine coastline, quaint hilltop towns and unique cultural heritage

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The Islands of Amalfi Walk

Walking & Trekking

The beauty of the Bay of Naples has been enchanting travellers for centuries, with visitors falling in love with its dramatic coastline, glimmering seas, and pastel-coloured towns.

Walking & Trekking

Walking the Amalfi Coast

Amalfi Coast
8 Days from 1 599 €
1 399 €

Guided Group (Excl. Flights)

Discover the highlights of Italy's Amalfi coast on foot.

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Everest Base Camp Trek

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16 Days from 2 799 €
2 649 €

Guided Group (Excl. Flights)

The iconic trek to the foot of the highest mountain on Earth

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Inca Trail & the Amazon Rainforest

TPJ
15 Days from 3 949 €

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Trekking, jungle and indigenous culture – the best Peru has to offer

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The Inca Trail

Machu Picchu
8 Days from 1 779 €

Guided Group (Excl. Flights)

Follow in the footsteps of the Peruvian Incas

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Rewilding the Apennines

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6 Days from 2 679 €

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Discover the flourishing Italian Apennines with Rewilding Europe

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Mont Blanc Highlights

Walking & Trekking
8 Days from 1 849 €

Guided Group (Excl. Flights)

Walk the best of Mont Blanc Circuit in France and Italy

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Walking in Madeira

Walking & Trekking
8 Days from 1 149 €

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Explore the verdant landscapes on one of Portugal’s most scenic islands

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Our Walking & Trekking Activity Levels

When grading our walking trips several factors are considered to help you find the comfort level that best suits you. These include length & duration of trek per day, trail conditions underfoot, average altitude change, weather conditions plus levels of porterage, support and local services available.

Activity Level 1: Leisurely Walking

Experience is not necessary; anyone fit and healthy enough to complete a weekend walk can manage a Leisurely, Level 1 walking departure. Walks are often optional. Trails are seldom flat, so expect a reasonable amount of ascent and descent. You would normally walk for two to five hours during the day and daily ascents will likely be around 300m to 500m, perhaps with the odd day ascending around 600m.

Activity Level 3: Moderate Walking

These Moderate, Level 3 walking departures are either fairly easy medium-duration walks or harder, shorter walks. No experience is necessary, but good health and reasonable fitness are important. Some walking at higher altitude and occasional longer/harder days may be involved, but general underfoot conditions will be fair. A walking day is normally five to seven hours and daily ascents will likely be around 500m to 800m, perhaps with the odd day ascending around 900m to 1000m.

Activity Level 5: Challenging Walking

Fitness is important at this grade, which compares to extended walking in mountainous terrain such as the Lakes or Snowdonia. High altitudes, climate and remoteness can also play a part. Previous trekking experience is desirable, but not vital if you are confident of your physical condition. Walking days are usually between six and eight hours, although they may be longer for passes or peaks. Daily ascents will likely be around 900m to 1000m, perhaps with the odd day ascending around 1100m to 1200m.

Activity Level 7: Tough Walking

At this level we recommend previous trekking experience, preferably at altitude. You need complete confidence in your ability to trek for many days over difficult terrain. Extremes of altitude and weather may be encountered, as may the use of ice axes and crampons. Stamina is essential as walking days last six to nine hours, or more on occasional days, and daily ascents will likely be around 900m to 1000m, perhaps with the odd day ascending around 1100m to 1200m.

Activity Level 9: Tough+ Walking

A Level 9 tour combines all the elements of our Tough, Level 7 itineraries, but includes climbing a glaciated mountain peak. Specialist pieces of equipment like ice axes and crampons will be needed, and you should have experience of using them. Please check the trip notes carefully to ensure that your experience and equipment meets the demands of a Tough+ trip. When climbing, the peak days can be very long and you may be on your feet for 11 hours or more.

Split and optional grades

In order to provide a more accurate grading system, where a trip falls between two grades we use an intermediate or split grade – for example, Level 2 (Leisurely/Moderate). Occasionally there are optional ascents available en route; in this case, the optional grade will be highlighted below the dial on each trip page.

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Francis Lewis Walking in Madeira

We took this trip in early September, the weather turned out to be very hot (mostly 30-32 degrees) but the walks were still fine for most of the group and were really well selected with varied and interesting walking every day. I would say, though, that a fair rating would be ‘moderate to hard’ as each walk had some challenging sections, especially in the heat. The scenery of the Alpujarra is glorious, different to any other mountains we have walked in and very beautiful. Our guide Dan was also excellent, really well informed, dryly funny and considerate to all members of the group. Finally a word for the hotel in Berchules – it was absolutely fabulous! Csilla is a wonderful hostess, so friendly and welcoming and Alejandro is a terrific chef, evening meals were a delight and the breakfasts and packed lunches were very generous. The setting of the hotel, at the head of the Berchules valley, is glorious – one of my favourite memories of the trip was just sitting on the terrace before breakfasts and suppers, chatting over drinks with our walking buddies. I thoroughly recommend this trip.

Louis Victor Sierra Nevada & Granada

A wonderful week’s walking in beautiful surroundings and great company with the outstanding Jose as our guide. The weather was perfect and the accommodation clean, homely and comfortable. Raquel provided delicious three course dinners most evenings, with Jose cooking us a huge paella one evening. He also made us the most amazing sandwiches to take for lunch. Jose grew up in this area and conveyed his love for it, whilst providing so many interesting facts about the countryside we were passing through. I can’t recommend this trip highly enough- one of the best I have ever done with Exodus.

Clare Williams Sierra de Aitana Trek

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