G Adventures Launches Expanded Active Programme

Oct 09, 2012, 07:06 ET from G Adventures

LONDON, October 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

- Also launches trips in the UK for the first time -

Rajasthan Cycling, Summer Trekking in Iceland and Autumn Along the Appalachian Trail are just three of 25 new trips in G Adventures' expanded and enhanced programme of cycling, hiking and multi-activity trips announced for 2013.

The number of European trips has increased with 12 new trips on offer and G Adventures launches in the UK for the first time, with a Cumbria and Lake District trekking trip and a multi-activity Scottish Highlands Adventure.

Additionally, the grading of cycling trips has been made easier to understand with trip difficulty graded as easy, gentle, moderate, challenging or tough.

Michael Edwards, managing director, G Adventures, says, "We've built on our existing programme of active trips to provide customers with a lot more variety, especially closer to home in Europe. People can now choose anything from a first-timer's trekking trip through the hillsides of Tuscany to a 23-day cycling trip over 5,000m passes in Tibet."

There are now more than 80 different trips in the active programme, which is made up of cycling, hiking and multi-activity small group adventures, all guided by an expert CEO (chief experience officer).

New trips include:

  • Rajasthan Cycling - Cover the incredible landscape of Rajasthan on two wheels, cycling through remote villages and enjoying the rich and varied history of Northern India. Priced from £1,159pp for a 14-day trip.
  • Summer Trekking in Iceland - Explore the ever-changing geographical wonderland of Iceland, trek along the sides of volcanoes and across a frozen glacier and camp behind the mountains in a secluded campsite along the Laugavagur Trail. Priced from £1,699pp for a 10-day trip.
  • Autumn Along the Appalachian Trail - See the fall colours among the trees, enjoy the friendly local hospitality and backpack through the woods. Priced from £999pp for an 8-day trip.

For more information please call +44(0)844-272-2040 or visit www.gadventures.co.uk

About G Adventures
G Adventures is an adventure travel pioneer offering the widest selection of affordable small group tours, safaris and expeditions to more than 100 countries on all continents. It is the only adventure travel company to offer 100% guaranteed departures in 2013. Powered by an international team of passionate travellers, the award-winning trips embrace authentic accommodation, exotic cuisine and local transport to put travellers on a first-name basis with the planet's people, cultures, landscapes and wildlife. The intimate, authentic and sustainable approach to small-group travel introduces travellers to the highlights of a destination while offering the freedom to explore it on their own. Whatever age, interest, ability or budget, G Adventures has a genuine life-changing experience. For more information please visit www.gadventures.co.uk.

SOURCE G Adventures