Whereabouts Holidays selects Top 5 adventure tours for 2018

16/01/2018

Whereabouts Holidays selects Top 5 adventure tours for 2018

Whether you’ve set yourself a goal to get into shape, spend more time outdoors or push yourself to complete your next fitness challenge this year, why not book an adventure holiday? Whereabouts Holidays has selected its top 5 tours for 2018… 

Trek to the infamous Everest Base Camp and Kala Pattar viewpoint, and soak up the breathtaking scenery of the Khumbu on the trip of a lifetime. The 10 day tour begins in Kathmandu, where you will take an unforgettable flight to the airstrip at Lukla to follow the famed Everest trail to the village of Namche Bazaar. The trek continues at an easy pace to the high valley situated beneath Everest, where you will enjoy some of the finest Himalayan Mountain views. Accommodation is in lodges and simple, atmospheric tea houses. This tour is available on selected dates from 21 Jan – 7 October and prices start from £1,695 https://whereaboutsholidays.com/all-adventure-holidays/everest-basecamp-trek 

The Patagonia Paine Circuit in Chile, named as one of the Top 10 Treks in the World, is nestled in Torres del Paine National Park, home to some of the most stunning scenery on the planet. The park offers one of the world’s most iconic trekking challenges; the 130 km circuit of the Torres del Paine Massif. You’ll experience several lakeside camps and the remote John Garner Pass during this incredible journey through an unforgettable landscape. Prices start from £2,895 and the tour is available from 28 Jan – 2 March https://whereaboutsholidays.com/all-adventure-holidays/patagonia-paine-circuit

For a cycling challenge, soak up the South East Asian culture on a five day cycling tour of Northern Laos. Experience unforgettable culture from day one, where you can witness elephants and buffalo bathing in the Mekong River. The first evening is spent in Luang Prabang, with the chance to enjoy dinner overlooking the river. You will spend two days cycling north, through rolling hills, green forests and traditional villages. After a cruise on the Nam Ou River to Nong Khiaw, the tour finishes back in Luang Prabang.  Priced from £1,329 per person and this four night guided trip runs on selected dates throughout 2018 from 26th February. The tour is full board however flights are not included.https://whereaboutsholidays.com/cycling-holidays/cycling-holidays-vietnam/northern-laos-cycling-adventure

Explore Croatia on a four day Adventure Sailing trip which combines cycling, walking, sea kayaking and snorkeling around Dubrovnik, the Elaphiti shorelines and Mljet Island National Park. The area is rich in history and natural variety, including cliffs, caves, rocks, beaches and pine forests. Each night you will stay in a catamaran, with your own en- suite bathroom. Prices start from £579 for a double room and the tour is available from 14th April. https://whereaboutsholidays.com/all-adventure-holidays/adventure-sailing?filter=88

If you fancy some off road biking then head to Macedonia for the High Trails MTB adventure offering an unforgettable journey through this mountain biker’s paradise. This mountainous region encompasses the Shar Planina Mountains, the stunning Mavrovo and Galicica National Parks, Golemo Ezero, Mariovo and into the Vodno Mountains and above Skopje. Priced at £795 per person with departures on 27 June until 3 June. The eight day holiday includes all meals and accommodation, an English-speaking guide and excursions and sightseeing and national park entry fees. https://whereaboutsholidays.com/high-trails-of-macedonia?search=macedonia