Geographically diverse, with more than 50 colourful and contrasting countries, Africa is home to amazing wildlife and an extraordinary variety of fascinating cultures. Our African programme captures this diversity in a range of trekking, biking, safari and family holidays. Whether you want to bike across the High Atlas in Morocco, see Gorillas in the mists of Uganda, hike to the summit of Kilimanjaro, or explore the game-rich reserves of the Serengeti, you are sure to take away memories you will cherish a lifetime.
The scope for adventure holidays in Asia is virtually unlimited, from classic treks like Everest Base Camp in Nepal, to remote regions such as the Karakoram in Pakistan, the Tien Shan of Kazakhstan and Lunana in Bhutan. For climbers, our range of 6,000 metre plus peaks will provide an exciting challenge and if biking is your thing, we have spectacular rides across the Himalaya from Lhasa to Kathmandu and from Leh to Manali. We also have a selection of family holidays from Pandas in China to easy walking in Nepal.
With more than 40 countries and as many different languages, Europe has great cultural diversity. It also has an extraordinary number of mountainous regions including the Alps, Pyrenees, Dolomites, Picos, Tatras, Jotunheimen, Carpathians and Sierra Nevada to name but a few. Whether you want to reach the summit of Mont Blanc, ride Tour de France passes, or simply walk in the sunshine through a spectacular landscape, we have the trip for you, including a range of family holidays during the school breaks.
Vibrant and spirited, Latin America holds a continuing fascination for adventure travellers. From Central America, through the Andes of Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia, to the tip of Patagonia, we have a range of holidays to suit everyone. Climb Aconcagua, or Bolivia's Illimani - trek the Inca trail to Machu Picchu or around the Torres del Paine - bike from Lake Titicaca to Cusco or test yourself on Guatemala's incredible single-track. Whatever your adventure, it all comes with a unique Latin American flavour and colour.
Lying between the Mediterranean and the Arabian Sea, the Middle East is steeped in history and this is part of the appeal of any holiday to this region from the Pyramids of Egypt to Jordan's ancient city of Petra. Less well known is its potential for adventure travel. Whether trekking through Oman's mountains, scrambling in Wadi Rum, snorkelling and swimming with turtles, or biking to the lowest point the Earth, Rugged landscapes, traditional hospitality and great weather are all a part of the Middle East's appeal.
The vast North American continent is home to an amazing variety of stunning landscapes. With our North American range of holidays you can hike in the true wilderness of Canada's Rocky Mountains, follow the gold rush trail in the Yukon, hike the beautiful North Cascades or the spectacular Grand Canyon. For bikers we have fat tyre adventures in Moab, the home of mountain biking, or through Mexico's Copper Canyon and for families, our multi activity ‘Cowboys and Indians' explores the Wild West with youngsters in mind.
The Polar regions are possibly the only true wilderness areas left in the world and we take the utmost care to keep it that way on our exciting range of Polar holidays. With KE you can now sail to the Antarctic Peninsula and walk among the penguins, or follow in Shackleton's footsteps on South Georgia. At the other end of the earth you can sail among the Svalbard archipelago, home of the Polar bear or trek the remotest parts of Greenland. North or South, a once-in-a-lifetime trip now fits within a 2-week holiday!
The varied lands of South-East Asia have a mystique which makes them irresistible to adventurers. From Vietnam's Fansipan to Kinabalu in Borneo, we offer the best of SE Asia's mountains. Thailand is the perfect place for a family activity holiday and also for bikers. There's plenty of culture too, from Mandalay to Angkor Wat and from the river people of the Mekong to the hill tribes of the Golden Triangle. With such a variety and including Japan and New Zealand, our SE Asia holidays can offer something to everyone.