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Discover the World | Our expert's top 10 destinations

Posted 09 Oct 2018

Trekking in the Amazon jungle, cycling through the vineyards of Tuscany, sailing off the shores of Mauritius or surfing in Mexico. That's just the start of where our active tours could take you. Our activities experts have picked out 10 of their favourite destinations from around the globe.

1. Provence | France

Visit Van Gogh's playground

"Welcome to the land that inspired Van Gogh: picture red cliffs, blue skies, purple lavender and yellow sunflower fields. I love indulging in some of the world-class food and wine they have here. It's the perfect place to explore on foot or on two wheels!" - Ben, Activities Director

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2. Veneto | Italy

Walking and Wine

"I'm always amazed by the rolling hills covered in vineyards and the stunning views when I come to this part of the world. The trip is topped off by a luxury single centre hotel, equipped with a spa and swimming pool to rest your feet
when you're finished walking for the day." - Tom, Operations Executive

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3. Mount Everest | Nepal

The ultimate challenge

"A true once in a lifetime experience, hiking to Everest Base Camp is something
you will never forget. Trek through Sherpa villages, then climb to experience spectacular scenery and temples before you reach the famous base camp where so many adventures have begun.” - Ben, Activities Director

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4. Hue | Vietnam

The rich heritage of Vietnam

"This part of Vietnam brings you rich culture, incredible scenery and fantastic food. Cycling is by far my favourite way to explore this area, especially the fascinating cities of Hoi An and Hue and the Perfume River, famous for its wildflowers." - George, Activities Expert

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5. Kerala | India

The spice garden of India

"Kerala is a real tropical paradise. It's been the centre of India's spice trade for
centuries - which is obvious when indulging in one of the local specialities, Nadan curry. I love this area of India as it's a lot more relaxed than the north, but still packed with flavour." - Marton, Activities Expert

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6. Cape Town | Africa

South Africa's south coast

"Explore bustling Cape Town, famous Table Mountain, and indulge in a
few tipples in this renowned wine region. Enjoy challenging cycling as you gaze out at the glistening South Atlantic.” - Harvey, Product Manager

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7. Machu Picchu | Peru

Walk in the footsteps of the Incas

"We offer four different variations of the epic hike to Machu Picchu. Stay in premium hotels and trek in style, extend your trip and venture into the Amazon, keep it short on a one week adventure or explore on two wheels. The choice is yours.” - Marton, Activities Expert

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8. Cancun | Mexico

Viva Mexico!

"Enjoy crystal clear waters and golden sands in our active beach resort in Cancún. Stay in luxury accommodation and learn how to water ski, windsurf or sail on the water or how to trapeze on land. The possibilities are endless.” - Becky, Cruise Programme Manager

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9. Alberta | Canada

Trek through the Wild West

"This part of Canada has some of the most astounding scenery in the world and the best way to experience it is by foot. Make sure you keep an eye out for some of the amazing wildlife, including black bears, bald eagles and moose.” - George, Activities Expert

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10. The Arctic

Into the unknown

"Discover the untouched ends of the world with a Polar cruise in the Arctic. Glide through pristine blue waters, past gigantic ice flows, spotting polar bears as you go with a crew on hand whenever needed.” - Becky, Cruise Programme Manager

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