Trekking

Enjoy browsing our Trekking trips

Another great way to explore a country and meet the locals is on 2 feet. Our team at Pioneer alongside our local partners have created a number of trips to indulge both passionate cyclists and those that like to experience a number of activities whilst travelling.

Whether cycling is the main activity of the trip, or one of the smaller focuses, our trips enable you to take part in this activity safely in some of the most captivating destinations across the world.

Each trip will have you cycling through a variety of landscapes, giving you a real feel for the country and what it has to offer. Our local cycling partner ensure that you have the best equipment to ensure your enjoyment and safety.

As with all Pioneer trips we care about the places we visit and communities within them, we work with small locally sourced operators and design trips to ensure they are sustainable.

If you think these trips are for you, take a look below at our incredible itineraries.

Borneo Adventure – Mountains & Jungles

Malaysia

This adventurous expedition takes us off the beaten track as we explore Borneo’s remote jungle, rafting down the Kiulu River and summiting South East Asia’s highest peak – Mount Kinabalu.

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Borneo Luxury Wildlife Holiday

Malaysia

This Borneo holiday focusses on the wildlife, rainforests and beaches of the Sabah region of Borneo, one of the best areas for seeing the great variety of Borneo’s fauna and flora. Staying in Borneo’s best lodges.

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Borneo Wildlife and Rainforest Adventure

Malaysia

This Borneo holiday focuses on the wildlife, rainforests, jungle treks and beaches of the Sabah region of Borneo, one of the best areas for seeing the great variety of Borneo’s fauna and flora.

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Galapagos – Essential Multisport

Ecuador

A stunning trip showing the best of Galapagos as you kayak, mountain bike, trek & snorkel. Experience incredible close encounters with sea lions, iguanas, giant tortoises, blue footed boobies, and tropical fish.

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Galapagos – Ultimate Adventure

Ecuador

Encounter a full week of sea kayaking, trekking, mountain biking, and snorkeling in the islands beauty of Galapagos, with a combination of mainland Ecuador to provide a holiday of contrast.

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Galapagos and Amazon Wildlife Odyssey

Ecuador

A full week of sea kayaking, trekking, mountain biking, and snorkelling in Galapagos. Before entering the Amazon Rainforest where you will see a huge range of wildlife, their colours and sounds will amaze you!

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Galapagos Multisport Adventure

Ecuador

Discover the central and southern islands of San Cristobal, Santa Cruz and Isabela on a land based multi-activity tour that combines daily active excursions with first class hotels.

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Indonesian Borneo – Orangutan Odyssey

Borneo

This unique Borneo trip combines the best of Tanjung Puting National Park’s orangutan research stations and rehabilitation centers but with treks and camping deep in the Borneo rainforest.

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Bhutan Jumolhari Trek

Bhutan

On this pioneer expedition we trek through gorges and valleys, offering spectacular views of the sacred summits of Bhutan including Bhutan’s deeply venerated guardian peak Mt Jumolhari and Jichu Dranke.

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Komodo Sea Kayaking Adventure

Indonesia

This is one of the best sea kayaking adventures out there. As you paddle your sea kayak to some of the most remote beaches, drifting over magnificent coral reefs and accessing uninhabited islands.

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Costa Rica Off The Beaten Track Tailormade Adventure

Costa Rica

Visiting more remote locations you will be able to experience the stunning volcanic regions and central forests. Kick back in an isolated lodge in the rainforest and enjoy the jungle lined beaches.

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Costa Rica – Ultimate Adventure

Costa Rica

On this epic adventure you will explore the whole of Costa Rica. Including the canals and rainforests of Tortuguero and Cahuita on the Caribbean side, central cloud forests of Chirripo and San Gerado de Dota.

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Costa Rica – Honeymoon Adventure

Costa Rica

As a honeymoon destination Costa Rica is safe, friendly and easy to travel around. On this trip experience tropical rainforests, see the stunning Arenal volcano and breath taking flowers and wildlife.

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Costa Rica Nature Adventure

Costa Rica

Explore the central and north-eastern part of Costa Rica, taking in the canals and rainforest in the Tortugero Sarapiqui. We will also see the stunning volcano of Arenal and the Monteverde cloud forest.

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Costa Rica Wildlife Odyssey

Costa Rica

Immerse yourself in the Costa Rican rainforest as you fly through the forest canopy on a zip line, white water raft through the pristine jungle and come face to face with the great American Crocodiles.

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Costa Rica Photography Trip

Costa Rica

An exciting photography trip visiting the most photo-worthy destinations in Costa Rica, that you and your camera are bound to love. Learn from award winning travel photographer to develop your skills.

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Madagascar North Coast Adventure

Madagascar

On this action packed adventure you’ll trek, canoe, bike and observe wildlife before finishing your trip with a truly unique island hopping experience that includes wild camping on tropical beaches.

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South India Wildlife Holiday – Jungle Trails

India

This itinerary is aimed at those who are looking to explore the exotic world of animals in comfort and style. India is home to striped hyena, red panda, one horned rhino’s and divers birds and flora.

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India Trekking Tour – Valley Of The Drogpa

India

A challenging and rewarding 15 day trip, trekking overland adventure amidst breathtakingly beautiful scenery, mountains and valleys discovering Ladakh, cradled in the Great North-Western Himalaya.

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In Search Of Shangri-La! Trekking & Pandas

China

This trip experiences the treasures of this fascinating region. Hiking scenic beauty of mountain areas to local minority groups which still retain their traditional clothes, cuisine and culture – and their warm hospitality.

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Ethiopia – Simien Mountains Trek

Ethiopia

This expedition will take you through this amazing country, from the fertile lowlands and rural communities to the summit of Ras Dejen. We will visit the island Churches of Lake Tana and excavated Churches of Lalibela.

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Myanmar – Trekking Adventure – Culture

Myanma / Burma

Experience the best of Myanmar, visiting some of Myanmar’s most interesting temples and ancient ruins, trekking off the beaten track, as well as spend time at one of Myanmar’s most beautiful beaches.

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Myanmar – Family Culture & Adventure Holiday

Myanma / Burma

This Burma holiday includes a range of cultural and adventurous activities, such as a visit to Yangon, Pyin U Lwin – Mt Popa – the temples of Bagan as well as a relaxing days on the beaches of Ngapali.

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Nicaragua Explorer

Nicaragua

Experience a great combination of adventures, activities and elegant hotels in some of Nicaragua´s top destinations. Including colonial cities, volcanoes, a jungle and a stunning canyon.

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Nicaragua Family Holiday – Adventure

Nicaragua

A fantastic action packed adventure with a combination of activities & relaxation in some of Nicaragua´s top destinations. Providing plenty of guided activities too volcanoes, a jungle river and colonial cities.

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Jordan – Multisport Adventure

Jordan

Explore Jordan’s beautiful and rugged countryside as you ascend up through the mountains, trek in the enormous canyons, bike through incredibly diverse landscapes and reach the Red Rose city of Petra.

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Socotra Adventure Holiday – The Island Time Forgot

Yemen (Socotra)

Visit an Indian ocean island of incense, cinnabar and ancient Arabian seafaring legends during this fully supported remote beach holiday with trekking, snorkelling and cultural adventures.

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Philippines – Island Odyssey

Phillipines

On this 12 day tour we get the opportunity to visit a number of the enchanting Philippine Islands from Bohol, where we get to see one of the smallest primates on earth to the Palawan.

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Philippines – Palawan Island Explorer

Phillipines

Experience Palawan, treking to waterfalls and through tropical rainforest, canoe the longest underground river in the world, visit magical islands, hidden beaches, relax at a luxurious eco resort.

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Sri Lanka Blue Whales And Leopard Experience

Sri Lanka

This superb 9-day tour also showcases the rich wildlife of Yala, Sri Lanka’s second largest wildlife destination, which is famous for its magnificent Elephants and Leopards.

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Kayak Rwanda

Rwanda

Experience the heart of Rwanda as you walk through the canopy of the rain forest, taste and smell the spices from the colourful markets, canoe down the Mukingwa River and track chimpanzees.

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Discover Rwanda

Rwanda

On this exciting discovery of Rwanda you’ll trek through beautiful national parks that are home to both mountain gorillas and chimpanzees. You’ll see the country from Lake Kivu and the Virunga Volcanoes.

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Thailand Family Adventure

Thailand

A perfect family adventure in Thailand combining cultural discoveries, natural landmarks and adventurous activities. As a privately run trip it can be tailored to suit your holiday wishes and budget.

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Thailand Multi-Activity and Trekking Adventure

Thailand

This trip offers you the perfect balance of discovering nature and city sites whilst being active and adventurous. On top of this, you will get to stay in some very unique locations including a floating raft.

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Uganda – Gorilla And Chimpanzee Trekking

Uganda

A fantastic opportunity to see some wonderful national parks and experience gorillas, chimpanzees, primates and numerous safari animals like no other as you are taken through a variety of habitats.

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Peru Family Adventure

Peru

This family adventure is packed full of activities for kids of all ages, including the big kids at heart. Explore Machu Picchu, learn how to make Peruvian chocolate and create your own pottery masterpiece.

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Peru’s Choquequirao To Machu Picchu Trek

Peru

Follow the path of Hiram Bingham throughout this adventurous journey into the deepest depths of historical Peru where you will be able to experience breath-taking natural and cultural wonders.

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Peru: Ultimate Inca Trail

Peru

This private trip allows you to wander around the colourful city of Cuzco which offers many opportunities for sightseeing, including a variety of cathedrals, temples and markets.

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Papua New Guinea – The Kokoda Trail

Papua New Guinea

We now refer to walking the 90 km Kokoda Trail as “The Great Pilgrimage”, a journey that will take you to one of Australia’s most important WWII battle sites and immerse you that history.

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Papua New Guinea Discovery & Mount Hagen Show

Papua New Guinea

This adventure offers a unique opportunity to discover the real Papua New Guinea with a smorgasbord of colour and culture as you experience the famous Mount Hagen Cultural Show.

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West Tanzania – Ultimate Chimpanzee Adventure

Tanzania

Visit two of the most remote wildlife destinations in Tanzania; the Mahale Mountains National Park and the Gombe Stream National Park, both world renown for incredible chimpanzee tracking experiences.

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Tanzania – Kilimanjaro

Tanzania

This trek is a once in a lifetime challenge as we summit Africa’s highest mountain – Mt Kilimanjaro. We use the Umbwe route which is probably the most beautiful route by which to ascend the mountain.

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Madagascar South West Treasures – 12 Day

Madagascar

Discover iconic madagascan animals, fabulous wildlife watching opportunities, outstanding landscapes, an abundance culture and gorgeous hidden beaches lining the Indian Ocean.

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Patagonia Holidays Adventure

Argentina

From El Calafate to Ushuaia, visit Fitz Roy, Cerro Torre, Perito Moreno Glacier, Torres del Paine National Park in Chile and across the Magellan Strait into Tierra del Fuego to visit “city of the end of the world”.

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Nepal – The Hidden Nepal Himalaya

Nepal

This Dolpo trek is more than just an exploration of a stunning mountain landscapes, it is an exploration of a stunning mountain landscape, and it is an exploration of the fascinating ancient mountain culture Dolpo-pa.

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Guatemala – Los Cuchumantanes Trek

Guatamala

Trek along Central America’s largest non volcanic mountain range entering heart of the modern Mayan civilization, where local life is almost entirely still based on subsistence farming and trade.

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Guatemala – Ring Of Fire

Guatamala

On this trip we explore the Pacific Coast ring of fire. Focusing on four of the most scenic volcanoes: active new-comer Pacaya volcano, Guatemala’s 3rd largest and Antigua valley resident Acatenango volcano.

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Sulawesi – Birdwatching Discovery

Indonesia

Bird watching and trekking adventure discovering the marvelous national parks dotted accross the island and animals. Full of opportunities to see a number of fascinating birds.

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Komodo Islands and Flores, Multi-activity Holiday

Indonesia

Flores is one of the Lesser Sunda Islands found east of Bali is perfect place to visit to combine exotic views and traditional cultures. Experience stunning wildlife snorkelling around Komodo Dragons.

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Sumatra Wildlife Holiday

Indonesia

A 7 day wildlife odyssey in the heart of the Sumatran rainforest. Spending a few days at an elephant sanctuary in Tangkahan before heading to Bukwit Lawang and then vising the Orang-utan sanctuary.

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Borneo Orangutan Odyssey

Indonesia

This unique Borneo trip combines the best of Tanjung Puting National Park’s orangutan research stations and rehabilitation centers but with treks and camping deep in the Borneo rainforest.

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Madagascar Lemurs, Baobabs & Beaches

Madagascar

Visit the iconic Avenue des Baobabs and explore the wonders of Southern Madagascar experiencing its most diverse environments. Visiting some of the best national parks guided by a Malagasy naturalist.

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Galapagos Multisport Adventure

Galapagos

Discover the central and southern islands of San Cristobal, Santa Cruz and Isabela on a land based multi-activity tour that combines daily active excursions with first class hotels.

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Galapagos and Amazon Wildlife Odyssey

Galapagos

A full week of sea kayaking, trekking, mountain biking, and snorkelling in Galapagos. Before entering the Amazon Rainforest where you will see a huge range of wildlife, their colours and sounds will amaze you!

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Ecuador Premium Multisport Adventure

Ecuador

Experience the nature and culture of the Andes Mountains and Amazon Jungles of Ecuador. Mountain bike through cloud forests, navigate down the rivers of the rainforests and relax in natural hot springs.

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Galapagos Ultimate Adventure

Galapagos

Encounter a full week of sea kayaking, trekking, mountain biking, and snorkeling in the islands beauty of Galapagos, with a combination of mainland Ecuador to provide a holiday of contrast.

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The Hidden Guianas

Guyana

On this trip we explore three Guyana’s. French (Guiana), Dutch (Su’ri•nam′er) and UK (Guyana). The Guiana Shield is a 1.7 billion-year-old Precambrian geological formation in South America.

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Ecuador – Epic Treks Of The Andes and Amazon

Ecuador

Follow some of Ecuador’s best hiking trails through national parks and nature reserves. Discovering an extraordinary array of environments as you hike through vast landscapes full of wildlife and wonder.

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Ecuador – Huaorani’s Amazon Expedition

Ecuador

Kayak into the pristine heart of the Amazon giving you a deeper understanding of the forest as you learn how the Huaorani Indians use it to forge a living. See wonderfully beautiful plants and wildlife.

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Galapagos Essential Multisport

Galapagos

A stunning trip showing the best of Galapagos as you kayak, mountain bike, trek & snorkel. Experience incredible close encounters with sea lions, iguanas, giant tortoises, blue footed boobies, and tropical fish.

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Guyana Nature Experience

Guyana

On this unique off the beaten track adventure we visit Kaieteur Falls, Makushi village, travel into the savannah and Iwokrama for jungle hikes, boat trips and the chance to see the elusive jaguar.

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Madagascar Photography Adventure

Madagascar

Experience the stunning national parks of Southern Madagascar while you develop your photography skills with the guidance of an award winning travel photographer Matthew Williams-Ellis.

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Madagascar Adventure Honeymoon

Madagascar

This active honeymoon idea is the perfect combination of adventure by foot, canoe, train and 4WD through the diverse landscapes. Before unwinding in one of Madagascar’s exclusive beach destinations.

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Madagascar Mountains and Rivers – Pic Boby To The Sea

Madagascar

An unforgettable expedition through this mysterious land. From the dry western side of the island to the moist eastern tropical rain forests while summiting Madagascar’s second highest mountain.

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Birding & Wildlife Adventure – Tailormade Odyssey

Madagascar

Your specialist guide you will accompany you through a myriad of national parks to ensure you have the best chance of discovering some of Madagascar’s exceptional birds and other wildlife.

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Madagascar Trekking and Canoe Adventure

Madagascar

A remote exploration in the heart of Madagascar. From the towering cliffs of Andringitra to the deepest canyons of Isalo. You adventure on foot and by canoe completely off the beaten track.

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Madagascar Ultimate Adventure

Madagascar

A great mix of wildlife and adventure as you discover some of Madagascar’s Southern rivers, forests & mountains. Exploring on foot, by canoe, train, bike and car, spotting lemurs and meeting locals.

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Madagascar South West Treasures – 17 Day

Madagascar

Explore the wonders of Southern Madagascar and its most diverse environments at a comfortable pace. Visiting some of the best national parks and learning about all of the unique flora and fauna.

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Madagascar Ultimate Trekking Adventure

Madagascar

On this intense and diversified itinerary you will climb majestic mountains, explore dense forest and rockland and canoe the remote Mananjary River. Discover the highlands spectacular landscapes.

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Madagascar East Coast Trekking and Rafting

Madagascar

This is a unique expedition explores a little visited region in the North East of Madagascar. Combining trekking & camping in forests and rice paddies before rafting down a remote river towards the coast.

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Madagascar – Benahy River Descent

Madagascar

This trip offers a unique opportunity to explore a remote & untouched area of Madagascar. Raft down Benahy and the Onilahy rivers, wild camp on the canyon banks and pass some truly fantastic landscapes.

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Hike, Bike and Raft Colombia

Colombia

The Hike, Bike and Raft Colombia trip allows us to discover adventure sport in the Colombian Andean Mountains as well as take in the vibrant Colombian culture and the country’s fascinating history.

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The Hidden Colombia Trek

Colombia

Trek through and experience the very best of undiscovered Colombia and national parks. Embracing Colombia’s traditions and culture exploring traditional cities, towns and villages.

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Colombian Wildlife Discovery

Colombia

‘Colombian Wildlife Discovery’ will allow you to experience the very best of Colombia’s wildlife as well as much of its colourful culture. Take in Bogota’s unique merge of cosmopolitan and rich history.

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Luxury Colombia – A Country Of Contrasts

Colombia

Travel through the most contrasting destinations in Colombia. Getting a taste of the Colombia’s diversity and breathtaking landscapes, through authentic and personalized experiences with local experts.

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Bhutan Snowman Trek

Bhutan

Be one of the few to take on this challenging trek along Bhutan’s northwestern border with Tibet, seeing the most ecologically pristine regions of the Himalayas. Experience the wild beauty of Laya and Lunana.

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Borneo Birding Adventure

Borneo

This birding adventure is a must for all bird and wildlife enthusiasts alike, with so many locations to get a glimpse of over 200 species of birds in the area. Plenty of opportunities to spot a vast array of special birds.

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Malaysian Wildlife and Rainforest Adventure

Borneo

This Borneo holiday focuses on the wildlife, rainforests, jungle treks and beaches of the Sabah region of Borneo, one of the best areas for seeing the great variety of Borneo’s fauna and flora.

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Indonesian East to West Crossing (Kalimantan)

Borneo

The ultimate challenge. During this trip we cross one of the most rugged islands on earth from East to West using roads, rivers and feet, we traverse the jungle of Kalimantan in Indonesian Borneo.

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Borneo East to West Crossing (Kalimantan)

Indonesia

The ultimate challenge. During this trip we cross one of the most rugged islands on earth from East to West using roads, rivers and feet, we traverse the jungle of Kalimantan in Indonesian Borneo.

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Malaysian Luxury Wildlife Holiday

Borneo

This Borneo holiday focusses on the wildlife, rainforests and beaches of the Sabah region of Borneo, one of the best areas for seeing the great variety of Borneo’s fauna and flora. Staying in Borneo’s best lodges.

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Malaysian Adventure – Mountains & Jungles

Borneo

This adventurous expedition takes us off the beaten track as we explore Borneo’s remote jungle, rafting down the Kiulu River and summiting South East Asia’s highest peak – Mount Kinabalu.

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Costa Rica Rafting And Trekking Adventure

Costa Rica

Explore the Osa Penisula in the Cocorvado National park, one of the least visited tourist destinations on the continent. We will paddle our rafts down and trek through this rainforest.

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