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Self-Guided Holidays

If you want to travel with your favourite travel companions, get off the beaten track and enjoy the freedom of setting your own pace without the hassle of hours spent organising then our self-guided trips are exactly what you are looking for.

We know that your time is precious. With around four decades of experience in organising walking and cycling adventures worldwide, you can simply put your feet up and let us do all the planning. We arrange the logistics and plan your routes, giving you detailed, easy-to-follow instructions. Your accommodation is taken care of, we’ll transport your luggage and we’ll even provide insider tips, from the best spots for lunch to the places you won’t want to miss along the way.

Featured Self-Guided Holidays

Self-Guided Driving Adventures

Hit the road and explore further with a self-guided driving adventure holiday. Utilising a car you can visit remote valleys further from tourist trails, while not relying on public transport. Still got questions about a self-guided driving adventure? Check out our FAQ page.

Why do a Self-Guided Holiday with KE

KE Adventures is known for its meticulous planning and expertise, ensuring that you have access to well-established routes, reliable accommodations, and detailed local knowledge, all while providing essential support when needed. This combination of freedom and support creates a sense of security and peace of mind.

Self-Guided Walking Holidays

From uncovering the jewels of Tuscany, to tackling the world-class Coast to Coast, to taking on the complete Tour du Mont Blanc, our self-guided walking holidays showcase the very best of the UK and Europe and offer you the chance to roam at your own pace on foot, whilst enjoying the sense of satisfaction you'll get from navigating from point to point too.

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Self-Guided Cycling Holidays

Discover the best cycle routes in Europe on a self-guided cycling holiday. Enjoy cruising along the Danube from Passau to Vienna or exploring the beautiful Lake Constance, safe in the knowledge you can power through and pedal on, or linger as you please over a long-lunch in the sun.

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Self-Guided Holiday FAQ's

Self-guided means that you travel on your own, or with the travel companions of your choice, rather than joining a group trip. It also means that you will navigate yourself on the walking or cycling route rather than having a guide to lead you. You will be provided with route notes, a map or guide-book to help you find your way and we arrange all of the logistics so all you have to do is enjoy your holiday.

As soon as we have received your deposit payment and your booking is confirmed you are good to go. Simply book the flights which best suit you and you are free to arrive at any time on arrival day and depart any time on departure day.

All of our self-guided holidays are sold on a land only basis, with the majority of tours starting at your first hotel. This allows you the freedom to arrive at any time during the arrival day and take advantage of the most suitable flights for you from your local airport.

We can also offer private transfers on many of our trips, simply ask our sales team for a quotation. For some of our trips, airport transfers are included, please check the holiday details for the trip-specific inclusions.

Worldwide Adventure Holidays

We offer over 360 active adventures in 100 countries worldwide. Best known for our pioneering itineraries and challenging trips with an 'edge', we also offer a range of easier guided and self-guided walking, cycling, family and wildlife journeys throughout the world. Based in Keswick in the Lake District, we are passionate about creating unique travel experiences for our customers.

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40 years of operating; fully bonded and your money 100% protected.

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From leisurely walking and cycling to push-your-limits expeditions.

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400 Guided Group and Self-Guided adventures in 100 countries.

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100% carbon absorption. Caring for the environment and local communities.

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