Great Walks & Hikes
Huangshan, known as "the loveliest mountain of China", was acclaimed through many arts and literature. Stay on the peak of Huangshan to enjoy lovely sunset and sunrise. In addition, go back in time by staying in traditional ancient villages at the foot of the mountain.
Avignon, bewitched by Roman legionnaires, popes, and Vincent van Gogh, is an elegant city of history, art and architecture! Enjoy the hikes in the breathtaking walking paths, hilltop villages and in the “European Grand Canyon”. Be amazed by the flavorful Provencal cuisine, wine and olive oil tastings, colourful markets and much more.
Hike off the beaten path along a trail of tastefully decorated village houses with glorious views while experiencing hospitality of the rural folks in villages where time seem to have stood still. This itinerary covers Leh and the outstanding monasteries such as Tiksey, Hemis and Stok, but the emphasis is to less accessible areas.
Lijiang is the heart of the Naxi minority. Explore ancient old towns, well-preserved houses and Naxi women selling their trade. The highlight is the Tiger Leaping Gorge hike. Tramp through lovely terraces along precipitous gorges with the snow-capped Jade Dragon Mountain in constant sight.
Among all mountains of China, Huangshan may be not the highest, steepest or the most special, but it certainly the most beautiful - a perfect combination of the spectacular rocks, odd-shaped pines, hot springs and sea of clouds.Additionally we arrange a day hiking to Jiuhuashan, the one of the 4 Buddhist mountains.
It’s said that India resides in its villages – this program gives the full rural experience of the unspoilt remote villages of the Indian Himalayans in comfortable restored village houses. Complete the experience with a luxury mountain resort experience, a wildlife adventure or a spa retreat.
Experience different facets of Vietnam in this trip – see confluence of colonial and urban Hanoi, cruise along the stunning natural heritage of Halong Bay and visit the convivial tribal minority culture in Sapa and her colorful market.
Nature adventure buffs will find themselves in for a treat in Sabah. Hike up Mt Kinabalu, the highest point of Southeast Asia promises a beautiful sunrise over Borneo. Exciting water activities are also available for sun, sand and sea lovers!
Travel to the Italian Riviera for both its over-the-top glamour as well as its local, laid-back charm. Hop between colourful seaside villages and explore heritage cities. Embark on a truffle hunting adventure in Alba with the local experts!
The beauty of the Himalayas is best appreciated by trekking in the Annapurna region. Choose between the 2 treks we feature –a camping trek along a unspoilt glorious path or a premiere lodge trek that gives you comfortable and stylish access into the picturesque terrain.
New Zealand’s great outdoors is best experienced on foot, locally known as ‘tramping’ and by far the best place to do this is the huge Fiordland National Park. Fiordland Lodge is located just outside the town of Te Anau in the style of a rustic wilderness fishing lodge and offers just 10 rooms.
Located in Northeast Tanzania, Kilimanjaro in Tanzania is the highest freestanding mountain in the world. During our six days on the mountain we pass through thick forest, moorland and scree enroute to the highest point, Uhuru Peak. This is a challenging trek at altitude, climbing one of the most impressive and well-known mountains in the world.
After the trek, you may wish to extend the trip by going on safari in the famous Masai Mara or Serengeti National Park or relax on the island of Zanzibar.