Top 6 trips with a difference!
Did you know you could run and sail the National Three Peaks? How about guiding a visually impaired person on a tandem bike through Holland? Or help to rebuild a school in Nepal during a trek through the magnificent Himalayas? Well, you can!

Top 6 trips with a difference!

If you’re looking for your next trip to be something different, extraordinary or out of this world then take a look at a selection of our favourite unique trips that each have a special quality to set them apart from average activity holiday.

Run and sail the Three Peaks

It’s the National Three Peaks, but not as you know it! The challenge is to run or walk the three highest Peaks in England, Scotland & Wales and sail with the Lady of Avenel from Ben Nevis, via Scafell Pike to Snowdon; an incredible running and sailing adventure based on the Three Peaks Yacht Race.

Run and sail the Three Peaks
Trip length: 9 days
Main activities: Walking, running, sailing
Months available: September and October

Rebuild Nepal community project and trek

If you a well-seasoned trekker with an interest in making a difference to the people and places you visit, this is the trip for you! You’ll be of 16 travellers who will help to rebuild a mountain school that was badly damaged in the 2015 earthquakes while taking on an incredible volunteering and trekking adventure.

Rebuild Nepal community project and trek
Trip length: 18 days
Main activities: Trekking, community work
Months available: April and November

Tandem cruising in Holland

Share your vision with a visually impaired traveller on a thrilling tandem cycle ride through Holland. This exciting journey will take you and your partner alongside winding rivers, past castles, vibrant green gardens and picturesque villages and by sharing your eyesight, you’ll receive 50% off this amazing trip - you don't even need any experience of blindness.

Tandem cruising in Holland
Trip length: 8 days
Main activities: Leisure cycling
Months available: September

Origin of Coffee adventure

Experience the green jungle region of southwest Ethiopia and learn about the origins of coffee while walking through the beautiful monkey-filled jungle. You’ll discover the incredibly diverse flora, fauna, wildlife and people as we visit coffee plantations and talk to the villagers who work there.

Origin of Coffee adventure
Trip length: 8 days
Main activities: Cultural travel, trekking
Months available: October

Wolf tracking in the French Alps

Learn some excellent tracking skills on this fantastic weekend of wolf-tracking with an expert wolf tracker and mountain guide, situated in the beautiful Écrins National Park in France. You’ll spend two nights in a winter refuge as you try and catch a glimpse of these wonderful animals in action.

Wolf tracking in the French Alps
Trip length: 3 days
Main activities: Wildlife and nature, trekking
Months available: January and April

Great Ethiopian Run and cultural tour

Run alongside 40,000 other runners in the Great Ethiopian Run and discover cultural sites in the Ethiopian Highlands as you take on a truly unique 8-day running adventure. Savour the exceptional carnival atmosphere of race day before visiting important cultural sites such as Gheralta and Lalibela’s rock-hewn churches.

Great Ethiopian Run and cultural tour
Trip length: 8 days
Main activities: Running, trekking, cultural travel
Months available: November

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