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Walking Holidays

Types of Walking Adventures

New Walking Holidays

Walking the Turquoise Coast

Walking & Trekking
8 Days from 899 €

Guided Group (Excl. Flights)

Enjoy glorious Turkish coastline and varied trails

Walking & Trekking

Walking in Cornwall

Mevagissey
6 Days from 2 049 €

Guided Group (Excl. Flights)

Beaches, coves and port towns of the Cornish coast

Walking & Trekking

Walks & Gardens of the French Riviera

Menton, Maritime Alpes, France
8 Days from 1 849 €

Guided Group (Excl. Flights)

Enjoy picturesque coastal paths of France

Walking & Trekking
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The Moonstone Trek

Peruvian Andes
9 Days from 1 849 €

Guided Group (Excl. Flights)

An excellent introduction to high Andean trekking

Walking & Trekking
New

Contrasts of Crete Walking

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8 Days from 1 599 €

Self-Guided Holidays (Excl. Flights)

Explore the most remote south-west corner of Crete

Walking & Trekking
New

Walking Offa's Dyke Path (South)

shutterstock_780386821 Offa's Dyke nr Hay on Wye
9 Days from 1 549 €

Self-Guided Holidays (Excl. Flights)

Walk the southern section of Offa's Dyke National Trail

Walking & Trekking

All Walking & Trekking Holidays

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Coastal Walks of Western Sicily

Walking & Trekking
8 Days from 2 299 €

Guided Group (Excl. Flights)

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

Walking & Trekking

Walking the Amalfi Coast

Amalfi Coast
8 Days from 1 549 €

Guided Group (Excl. Flights)

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

Walking & Trekking

Everest Base Camp Trek

traveller looking at Mount Everest
16 Days from 2 549 €

Guided Group (Excl. Flights)

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

Walking & Trekking

Inca Trail & the Amazon Rainforest

TPJ
15 Days from 3 849 €

Guided Group (Excl. Flights)

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

Walking & Trekking

The Inca Trail

Machu Picchu
8 Days from 1 849 €

Guided Group (Excl. Flights)

Follow in the footsteps of the Peruvian Incas

Walking & Trekking

Rewilding the Apennines

Searching for wildlife, Apennines
6 Days from 2 679 €

Guided Group (Excl. Flights)

Discover the flourishing Italian Apennines with Rewilding Europe

Walking & Trekking

Mont Blanc Highlights

Mont Blanc Highlights
8 Days from 1 599 €

Guided Group (Excl. Flights)

Walk the best of Mont Blanc Circuit in France and Italy

Walking & Trekking

Walking in Madeira

Walking & Trekking
8 Days from 1 079 €

Guided Group (Excl. Flights)

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

Walking & Trekking

Classic Dolomites

Sunset over the Tre Cime

Superb walking in Italy's most spectacular mountain range

Walking & Trekking

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.

This holiday was everything it promised & more. The accommodation was fabulous & in a beautiful setting. 15 minutes walk from beautiful village of Castinella with a selection of shops & restaurants. The walks were well organised, taking in some amazing sights. We also really enjoyed the walking tours in Siena & Florence. Our leader, Jordan, was amazing. Informative, helpful & made everything fun. He brought the group together and we all came back having made new friends. Tuscany is stunning, the wine tastings were interesting & I would thoroughly recommend this trip.

Tina Henderson Chianti Walking & Wine

Fantastic Trek through Wadi Rum’s amazing landscape and then a day spent at Petra exploring the fascinating and ancient ruins.

Elizabeth Kilgallon Petra & Wadi Rum Trek

I loved everything about this trip: the blue skies, the heat, the fabulous scenery, the lovely Cortijo Rosario and the wide variety of interesting trails. The leader Michael was top class all round: attentive to everyone’s individual needs, knowledgeable and passionate in telling us all there was to know about the landscapes we walked through and super conscious on safety. The itinerary succeeded brilliantly in showing the charms of the local environment as well as the more spectacular highlights such as the Caminito del Rey through the El Chorro Gorge. Evening meals were exceptionally tasty and varied and all eaten outdoors on a patio overlooking the olive groves. Everyone got on happily with Michael and with one another. I would strongly recommend this trip to other Exodus fans.

Elizabeth McCoy Walking in Andalucia

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