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One for the weekend

Lack of time doesn't have to mean a lack of thrills. Bite-sized breaks for those who want to make the most of their weekend can still pack in thrill... Read more
One for the weekend

Lack of time doesn't have to mean a lack of thrills. Bite-sized breaks for those who want to make the most of their weekend can still pack in thrilling summits, outstanding scenery and amazing experiences, but don't have to eat into your annual leave. These are just a few of from our exciting collection of mini-adventures, from walking along an airy marble ridge in Bulgaria to exploring snow-covered forests in Chamonix - all over just one weekend.

Climb Mount Toubkal - Morocco

The ultimate short break - take your weekend to a new high with a maximum group size of 12! Our tried and tested ascent of Toubkal fits perfectly to take your weekend to new heights - includes all meals, experienced local leaders and time to explore Marrakech.

  • Trek to the summit of the highest peak in North Africa
  • Spectacular views, deep valleys and the welcome of the Berbers
  • A superb adventurous trekking weekend and refuge overnight
  • Explore Marrakech and the bustling heart of Jemaa el Fnaa

4 days, departures May to September. 

Mount Teide Weekend Tenerife

Dominating the stunning island of Tenerife and the highest peak in Spain, UNESCO Mount Teide is famed for its breath-taking national park, amazing lunar landscape, endemic flora, star gazing skies and incredible views of the surrounding islands.

  • Summit Mount Teide, the highest point in the Canary Islands
  • Overnight on the shoulders of Europe's most famous volcano
  • The perfect combination of coast, walking and culture in four days
  • Stay in the capital of Santa Cruz and coastal town of El Medano

4 days, departures January, April, October and November


Mount Triglav Weekend Slovenia

Slovenia is both beautiful and an outdoor lovers paradise. The spectacular Julian Alps contain Triglav National Park which is dominated by the three peaked Mount Triglav (2864m) one of the most impressive mountains in Europe.

  • Superb trekking to the summit of Slovenia's highest mountain
  • Fantastic introduction to easy Via Ferrata and alpine scrambling
  • Stay in the picturesque alpine town of Lake Bled
  • Overnight in the Julian Alps in a traditional mountain hut

4 days, departures August and September. 


Gran Paradiso Weekend

Gran Paradiso at 4061m is the highest mountain entirely within Italy, dominating the impressive alpine massif of the same name. This challenging short break allows you to make the stunning ascent of this snowy giant in a long weekend.

  • Traverse Gran Paradiso, the only 4000m entirely in Italy
  • Trek across the stunning Vallee Blanche to the Aiguille du Midi
  • Guiding ration of 1:4 the entire weekend
  • Relax on the final night in a Chalet in Chamonix with hot tub!

5 days, departures June to September.


Hiking the breathtaking Pirin Mountains of Bulgaria

Rugged and dramatic, the Pirin mountains of Bulgaria have some of the most breath taking and undiscovered mountain scenery in Europe.

  • The ultimate double high of Vihren (2914m) and Kotelo (2908m)
  • Fantastic introduction to via ferrata on the airy Marble Ridge
  • Overnight in the welcoming and colourful capital of Sofia
  • Visit the spectacular UNESCO-listed Rila Monastery

4 days, departures July and September. 

Cross Country Skiing in Italy

Based in beautiful Val Ferret near Courmayeur, this short-break is a perfect introduction to cross country skiing, as well as being ideal for those wanting to refresh their skills.

  • Learn or improve your cross-country ski technique
  • Enjoy stunning views of Monte Bianco (Mt Blanc)
  • Receive tuition from a BASI-qualified instructor
  • 3 days expert cross-country ski instruction in the lovely Aosta Valley

5 days, departures in January to March.

Snowshoeing in Chamonix

A fabulous three days of centre based snowshoeing in the spectacular Chamonix Valley, France; this short break is the perfect introduction to winter walking on snowshoes!

  • Snowshoe in France, fully guided with equipment supplied
  • Explore snow-covered forests and Alpine summits
  • Enjoy Chamonix fine french food, hospitality and Apres `snow`
  • Combine with KE`s Italian Ski Break for a superb winter holiday

5 days, departures in January to March.

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