As our name may suggest, we love adventure travel! This doesn’t have to mean hair-raising adrenaline rushes, jumping off cliffs or skydiving – in fact, that’s really not what we’re in to – but instead, a way of travel, an appreciation for the countries, cultures, and environments we travel through as we seek out new experiences and

? Mega March giveaways! ? Everyone loves a giveaway! And this March we have 2 competitions for you to enter: Win a £50 Trekitt Voucher To celebrate our new partnership Trekitt have kindly provided a £50 gift voucher to help get someone set up for their next adventure! Book any 2018 Grand Adventure before 31.03.2018 and you’ll be

Introduction Kitting yourself out for your first trekking holiday can be a daunting process, with so many different options, brands and places to buy them all. As a minimum, you need to keep warm and dry when trekking at altitude or in cold environments. Most of our trips have similar kit requirements when trekking at

We’re excited to announce that we have partnered with Trekitt Mountain Sports ( as our trusted clothing and equipment provider. Just like any of our partners, from conservation projects to local trekking guides, we only work with those that we know, trust and who share our core values. Independently owned, family run and driven by

This is a question we get asked a lot at The Grand Adventure Company, with people worrying about fitness being one of the main barriers to undertaking an adventurous challenge or trekking holiday. However, this doesn’t need to be the case! Trekking is not something reserved for the super-fit, and whether at home or abroad, is certainly

As of January 13th 2018, it is against the law to charge an extra cost in addition to the advertised price for most retail payments (e.g. a card processing fee). This includes debit and credit card payments and also non–card based payments such as mobile phone payments, i.e. Apple Pay and such like. Electronic payments such

  The new year is here! The mince pies and mulled wine have settled and, for most, it’s time to reluctantly head back to work. Going back to work after Christmas festivities isn’t everyone’s idea of fun, but all is not lost! Now is the perfect time to start planning your 2018 adventures! Having an

Signed up for a trekking challenge, but don’t know where to start? Would love to climb Kilimanjaro or to Everest Base Camp, but not sure how fit you need to be or the effects of altitude? Craving adventure, but never done anything like it before? Then you’re in luck! Why not join us on one of

At The Grand Adventure Company, we have always been committed to cruelty-free adventure. Working with our local suppliers to ensure we are not knowingly or unknowingly supporting unethical practices involving animals. We decided that we wanted to formalise this commitment and approached the World Animal Protection Organisation to ask for support. We are pleased to have

Porters and our in-country support teams are a vital part of our trekking staff. We value their role in the delivery of our adventure tours and it would be impossible to operate many of our trips without them! We use the IPPG guidelines as a starting point for ensuring safe and fair working conditions for