September and October are two of the best months of the year for trekking, when the crowds have gone and the fierce summer sunshine is starting to cool.
Specialist activity tour operator Macs Adventure has boosted its Greek collection with the launch of two new cycling tours – one in Rhodes and one in the Peloponnese and a new walking tour in the Pelion Peninsula, bringing the total number of Macs Adventure Greek itineraries to six.
Walk without wilting in these carefully-chosen cooler European destinations, says specialist operator On Foot Holidays
Specialist in trekking and cycling challenges worldwide, Discover Adventure, has unveiled its new and exciting brochure for 2015-16, with adrenaline-busting challenges that will test anyone’s limits, from an extreme trek in Ethiopia and an exhilarating Andes to Amazon expedition, to epic new endurance trips and its first foray into Burma.
A new Official Tourist Board Pocket Guide has been launched for Walkers & Cyclists published by Hudson’s Media in association with the Long Distance Walkers Association (LDWA).
Three stunning new destinations – Hawaii, Malawi and the combination of the three Canadian provinces of Newfoundland, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick – together with new options in Peru, Morocco, La Palma, Cyprus and Madeira have been introduced into HF Holidays’ Worldwide guided walking programme for 2015.
Trekking and walking holidays that are accompanied by Sherpas in Nepal are continuing as normal, despite the cancellation of all attempts to climb Mount Everest following the recent tragedy.
The life and legacy of John Muir, the Scots-born naturalist and founder of America's National Parks, is being celebrated this month with the opening of a new national coast-to-coast pathway across the heart of Scotland.
April, May and June rank among the very best months to enjoy a walking holiday in Europe. Temperatures are pleasant and rainfall generally low; the countryside, warmed by spring sunshine, comes alive with fresh greenery and delicate flora, and birdsong fills the air.
Holidaymakers who yearn for natural wonderlands and fresh air can now enjoy the pristine beauty of the Italian Lakes up close and personal thanks to the new Lakes, Gardens and Majestic Mountains Tour from Hedonistic Hiking.
Alta Badia is preparing to commemorate the soldiers that fought during the First World War on and around the mountains of the region. Events through the summer will recognise perils involved with battles in the Dolomites and the ‘Peaks of Gastronomy’ will honour the soldiers’ diet with a gourmet twist.
Boutique hotel Cottage Lodge in Brockenhurst has linked up with former Chief Forester Harry Oram, to organise a series of walks and talks to really get under the skin of the New Forest.
The 150 mile-long Herefordshire Trail links the five market towns of Ledbury, Ross-on-Wye, Kington, Leominster and Bromyard, passing pretty villages and hamlets along the way.
South Africa has become even better value for money making it an even more tempting holiday destination.
The word ‘cheap’ normally means poor quality; not so with specialist operator Walks Worldwide which has great, week-long holidays, at exceptionally good prices – many are under £500 for a week (land only).
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