Whether looking for an active adventure holiday, a cultural journey or wildlife trip during 2010, The Adventure Company offers trips to satisfy any traveller keen to do more than just sunbathe.
Those eager for an adventure may not realise that many trips are seasonal, however. Here, The Adventure Company recommends some of its favourite trips for each time of year. All prices quoted below include flights, accommodation, the services of a local guide, transportation and activities as per the itinerary. Board basis varies, but is a minimum of bed and breakfast. For further details on included meals, please check the individual trip pages.
Start the New Year on a high ” quite literally” by scaling North Africa’s highest peak, Jebel Toubkal. This winter climb involves ice axes and crampons ” trekking experience is essential but no technical climbing experience is necessary. Winter Toubkal begins in Marrakech before transferring to the mountains for two days of orientation and acclimatisation walks. The ultimate aim is to summit Jebel Toubkal at 4,167m.
Winter Toubkal has several departures in January 2010. The eight-day trip starts from £769 per person.
Full details: www.adventurecompany.co.uk/trip-details.aspx?productid=51179
Visiting India in February is ideal as it is when the monsoons are over and average daily temperatures are still below 30Â°C. The 21-day Colours of Rajasthan trip encompasses the highlights of this princely state, packed with palaces, forts and temples. Major sights include the Taj Mahal, Udaipur and Delhi.
Colours of Rajasthan departs from 6th 26th February 2010, costing from £1,359 per person.
Full details: www.adventurecompany.co.uk/trip-details.aspx?productid=31485