Top Treks for Solo Travellers

Don't miss out on a fantastic adventure holiday because your friends can't join you. Group travel is safe and more popular than ever with nearly 56% o... Read more
Top Treks for Solo Travellers

Don't miss out on a fantastic adventure holiday because your friends can't join you. Group travel is safe and more popular than ever with nearly 56% of our customers travelling independently. You won't be charged a premium price for booking solo and there are often opportunitues to add private rooms or tents if you prefer.

Take a look at our top 20 adventure trekking holidays perfect for those looking to travel solo and share the experience with like-minded walkers



Climb Kilimanjaro And Conquer One Of The Seven Summits

One of the best challenges you can complete as a solo traveller. Kilimanjaro is a mountain for everyone - anyone willing to get fit and prepared to do a lot of walking can reach the top. It’s all about the journey to the summit; join a group of ready-made friends, united in a single goal and start walking through ever-changing landscapes, all spurred on by our incredible leaders and guides who’ll have you laughing even at 5,800m. Once you’ve made it, you’ll be able to say you’ve stood on the highest free-standing mountain in the world, the highest point in Africa and one of the world’s Seven Summits - all on a solo holiday.

9 - 11 days, departures throughout the year

How to do it: Choose our route up Kilimanjaro



Walk The Camino De Santiago On A Self-Guided Adventure

Taking on a self-guided adventure on your own may sound intimidating but the benefits of going for it are huge. Set a pace that works for you, stop wherever and whenever you want and you're free to explore whatever takes your fancy. Whilst you can go solo on any of our self-guided adventures, we especially recommend walking the Camino Way. The Camino is a true journey, a pilgrimage completed by many for religious purposes but also by many more seeking to complete the route for their own reasons. Walking this iconic route is famous not just for its beautiful scenes of rural countryside but also the fascinating people you come across and the stories you hear as you walk. Choose from routes in Portugal and Spain to find the journey that’s right for you.

8 days or 14 days, departures from Mar-Oct

How to do it: Pick a self-guided Camino route



Walking And Safari Holiday In South Africa

Walking as a solo traveller in South Africa can be a daunting prospect so this unique holiday, which takes place in some of the world’s finest game reserves and national parks of Northern South Africa and the Kingdom of Swaziland / Eswatini, should be on anyone's short-list.  The trip's focus is on walking however it does include some game drives too to ensure you’ll see the full spectacle of the African wildlife. You’ll walk in the Blyde River Canyon before a Big 5 walking safari and game drive in Kruger National Park – a gem of South Africa and home to elephant, lion, giraffe, zebra, many species of antelope as well as birds and small animals such as warthogs. Crossing the border to the Kingdom of Swaziland / Eswatini, you’ll explore the remote mountainous reserve of Malalotja. The finale will be walking in the Drakensberg Mountains showing off some of the most dramatic and breathtaking scenery in South Africa for a truly unforgettable experience. 

Departures throughout the year

How to do it: Walking and safari in South Africa



Corsica Haute Route – The Complete Gr20

You’ll stay in mixed accommodation on this holiday so you will definitely have a sociable time during this challenging trek which walks the complete route from north to south. Exchange email addresses while enjoying the views from the granite peaks over the dramatic coastline as you trek across the spine of this beautiful island.

15 days, departures Jun-Sep

How to do it: Take me to Corsica



Self-Guided Easy Walking In Corsica

If the GR20 is a challenge too far, try our easy-paced self-guided walking holiday which has a selection of walks to choose from each day. This trip also includes a hire car so you are completely independent but benefit from all arrangements being sorted out for you in advance. A real opportunity to enjoy your own company if you need some ‘me-time’.  It ends in the beautiful citadel of Calvi for some bustling contrast to the solitude of the hills. 

8 days, departures Apr - Nov

How to do it: Go self-guided in Corsica



Albania’s Accursed Mountains

Wild Albania is a remote, beautiful, intriguing and mind-blowing destination; you will never receive a warmer welcome than from the local people here. You can opt for a single room in the hotels but most of the accommodation throughout the trek is shared as you stay in traditional mountain homestays and village accommodations where you’ll enjoy real local hospitality. With all meals included this trip takes care of all logistics and allows you to relax and truly immerse yourself in the beauty of the Albanian mountains.

9 days, departures Jun-Sep

How to do it: Walking the Albanian Alps



Mount Teide Weekend - Tenerife

This ‘all year round sunshine island' is the perfect destination for a short solo getaway. "What did you do at the weekend?" "Oh I watched the sunrise from the highest peak in Spain, and you?" You will be the envy of all! 

4 days, departures Jan - Feb, Oct – Nov

How to do it: Walking in Tenerife



Walking Holiday On The Captivating Cape Verde Islands

This wonderful archipelago is a rising star of a walking destination with a scintillating mix of volcanic landscapes, lush scenery and Creole Portuguese-African hospitality. What could be better than island-hopping just off the coast of Africa with some world-class walking every day? We think that this is a knock-out of a trip and now’s the time to visit the islands before the word gets out…

13 days, departures Oct-Apr

How to do it: Cape Verde



Choquequirao To Machu Picchu

An iconic trek for the bucket list – but without the crowds on the main Inca Trail! While relaxing in the mess tent, you’ll find yourself chatting over the highlights of your day with your newfound friends. Was it the dramatic views down the Apurimac Canyon, the incredible sunset on the Llama terraces or the anticipation of Machu Picchu that is the topic of conversation?

13 days, departures Mar - Oct

How to do it: Take me to Machu Picchu



Nepal - Lamjung Himal Trek

This trek along a superb ridge-top in a little-known part of the Annapurna is one of the best ways to try out trekking in the Himalaya. The price includes all meals and even the hire of a sleeping bag and down jacket to reduce any pre-holiday packing stress! With fantastic views of all the Annapurna range, this is a world-class trip at an achievable entry level.

14 days, departures Mar - May, Oct - Nov

How to do it: Lamjung Himal Trek 



Jordan's Wadi Rum And Petra

Jordan is famed for the friendliness of its people and the outstanding hospitality. Still, it’s not the easiest place for solo travellers to negotiate their way around without time on their hands so what better way to pack all the highlights into 8 days than choosing to join a small group. Our easier walking trip allows you to explore the vastness of Wadi Rum, fall asleep under the desert sky at a Bedouin camp, climb the highest peak in Jordan – Jebel Um Adaami (1832m) and spend a full day exploring the archaeological jewel of Petra. Unmissable.

8 days, Departures Feb - Apr, Oct-Dec

How to do it: Exploring Jordan



Wild Tuscany

A lovely setting for solo travellers can be a centre-based walking holiday. This style of trip gives you the chance to relax each night at the same base with the new friends that you've made during the week – even better when relaxation time includes beautiful Tuscan food and wine. Set amongst the Apennines of Tuscany in a beautiful farmhouse with a swimming pool, vineyard and orchards, you’ll enjoy wine-tasting and mouth-watering local food, while walking it all off in the mountains each day. A real taste of the true Tuscan countryside and culture.

8 days, departures May-Sep

How to do it: Walking Wild Tuscany



Chomolhari Base Camp And The Bonte La

Bhutan is a Shangri La, but with strict rules for visas and travel it is not the easiest of countries to visit. However, our classic holiday which treks across three high passes and of course visits the famous ‘Tiger’s Nest’ Monastery, takes care of all of that for you. You can just relax and enjoy this spectacular circuit trek in the comfort and safety of your fully guided group.

12 days, departures May & Sep - Nov

How to do it: Walking in Bhutan



Trek The Fann Mountains In Tajikistan And Explore Silk Road Cities In Uzbekistan

Sounds exciting doesn’t it? As one of the world’s best ranges to go for an off-the-beaten-track trek, the Fann Mountains remain little-visited meaning you can expect untouched mountain scenes, pristine wild camping sites between crystal clear lakes and genuine encounters with local people who see very few tourists. With routes and trails formed by shepherd trods and undeveloped trekking infrastructure, it's a place where you’ll want a local guide to show you the ways. Go solo and join one of our groups to experience a still undiscovered range for yourself and then top it all off with an exploration of the unique architectural wonders found in Uzbekistan’s mosaic-patterned cities.

17 days, departures Jul - Sep

How to do it: The Ultimate Fann Mountains Trek



Summit The Highest Peaks In Albania, Kosovo, Montenegro And Macedonia On A Balkan Adventure

Do you like the idea of joining a group of like-minded people and taking on a challenge together, all whilst trekking off-the-beaten-path in Europe? Then this is the adventure for you. We’ve taken the four highest peaks in four Balkan countries (because honestly, how many people can say they’ve climbed them?) and combined them into one epic mountain journey. It's not just about the summits, you can expect dramatic mountain scenery, remote, wild landscapes and experience a part of the world steeped in unique culture and traditions too. Moments like taking a ferry through the fjord landscape of Lake Koman before a night in Albania’s bustling capital make this one unforgettable week away.

8 days, departures Jun - Oct

How to do it: High Peaks of the Balkans



Walk Amongst The Most Stunning Mountains In The World - The Karakoram, Pakistan

Pakistan’s Karakoram mountains are simply like no others, and we should know - we’ve been trekking there since the 80s. Whilst it still presents as a challenging destination in the minds of many, it’s popularity is on the up with new easier visa regulations. Our trekking and walking holidays in the region are how many solo travellers have discovered this beautiful part of the world. In 2019 we relaunched KE’s first trekking peak trip, Gondogoro Peak and the Hush Valley, an adventure which makes the expedition-style sense of exploration accessible to all experienced hill walkers. Receive a warm welcome in the Hushe valley before heading into the mountains to acclimatise, ready for a rewarding ascent of the 5650m high Gondogoro Peak.

15 days, departures Jun - Jul

How to do it: Trekking in Pakistan



One Week Mount Toubkal Trek

Our classic Moroccan trek is the perfect holiday to meet fellow travellers whilst staying in locations popular with other international trekkers. Our excellent local guides are renowned for making sure everyone is looked after from start to finish and this adds to the all-round social experience. Absorbing the dramatic scenery and relishing in the feeling of accomplishment when summiting Mount Toubkal is an unforgettable experience. With all meals and airport transfers included, everything is taken care of wich makes our One Week Toubkal experience a perfect choice for a solo adventure.

8 days, departures May-Oct

How to do it: Trekking in Morocco



Go To Beirut And Beyond: Discover Lebanon's Mountain Trails

The FCO advice for Lebanon has changed making it much more accessible and since then it’s become more popular than ever. Travellers have been enticed by the fascinating combination of an east meets west culture and stunning mountain trails. An unforgettable place to experience and as it still little visited by many western travellers, the best way to explore is as part of a guided group. Join in Beirut but then go beyond to experience Lebanon’s rural mountains and canyons. Trek some of the best sections of the Lebanon Mountain Trail and to the top of the highest peak in the Levant, walk amongst ancient trees in the Shouf Cedar Nature Reserve and visit ancient ruins at Baalbek and Byblos.

13 days, departures Apr & Oct–Nov.

How to do it: Mountain Trails of Lebanon


If you would you like to know more about any of the above holidays, then give us a call on +44 (0) 17687 73966 or USA/Canada toll-free 1888 630 4415. We offer trusted holidays with financial protection and flexible booking conditions. 

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