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

We understand life can sometimes get in the way of adventure! We want you to be able to book your holiday with confidence, knowing that if something unexpected comes up you have the flexibility to change your plans without penalty. We have therefore introduced 3 new customer pledges to our booking conditions: 1. Cooling-off period

Decided on trekking to Annapurna Base Camp? That’s great! But before you go it’s worth checking the detail of your itinerary, as not all itineraries to ABC are the same. Most itineraries spend between 7 and 13 days trekking up and down to ABC, all of which might be suitable for certain groups at certain

We are pleased to announce that we have teamed up with the Torres del Paine Legacy Fund as our environmental project partner in Patagonia. We have 3 awesome Patagonia itineraries, all of which visit the incredible Torres del Paine National Park. The park is home to some of Patagonia’s best scenery and biodiversity, but with

So you’ve decided on Nepal as your next trekking destination? We don’t blame you! Nepal is a Mecca for trekkers and mountaineers alike, many of whom make several pilgrimages to explore the endless vistas and challenges the highest mountains on Earth offer. Nestled in between China and India, Nepal rivals either of its giant neighbours