Off the beaten track destinations

Meet like-minded adventurers

Immerse yourself in local culture

Enjoy active excursions

Active Holidays

If you’re ready for a travel experience of a lifetime, choose from one of our active holidays! Our hand-crafted range of small group explore holidays are the perfect choice for those looking to go off the beaten track, engage in exciting activities and discover some of the most invigorating travel destinations around the globe.

Explore Holidays

With many years of experience planning explore holidays, we know how to create a perfectly paced trip, so you’ll get the most out of your adventure and never miss a thing. Planning a trip to the other side of the globe can be stressful but, when you book an activity holiday with us, we’ll organise every detail so you don’t have to worry.

Whether you're interested in active holidays in Europe and travelling to less-frequented countries like Albania and Romania or looking to experience a brand-new culture farther afield in Asia or South America, we have a wide range of exciting holidays to suit your needs. From cycling through the countryside in Vietnam to an interactive cooking experience in Thailand, you are sure to be kept on your toes with our exciting itineraries.

A range of pre-bookable optional excursions are also now available for our explore adventure holidays. You have the choice of salsa dancing in Cuba to learning how to weave sarees in India, and more – it’s never been easier for you to explore more. An adventure holiday with TD active Holidays aims to deliver unique and inspiring trips that take you off the beaten track, helping to unlock the authentic essence of each destination and get up close with local people, their traditions and their culture.

No matter where you choose to go, all of our action holidays include flights, accommodation, transfers and an expert guide to show you the way. 

Book today to secure your dream active holidays at the best price.


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Vietnam

Explore Vietnam

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15

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3 & 4
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€1,559pp €1,499pp

Morocco

Explore Morocco

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10

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3
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€2,899pp €2,799pp

Cuba

Explore Cuba

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11

Nights

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€1,829pp €1,799pp

Bosnia Herzegovina, Croatia

Explore Bosnia & Herzegovina

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7

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4
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€2,799pp €2,699pp

Jordan

Explore Jordan

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9

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3 & 4
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€4,199pp

South Africa

Explore South Africa including Kruger National Park

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13

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3 & 4
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€1,249pp €1,199pp

Romania

Explore Transylvania

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5

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3 & 4
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€2,899pp €2,799pp

Sri Lanka

Explore Sri Lanka

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13

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3 & 4
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€4,999pp €4,899pp

Peru

Explore Peru

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14

Nights

3
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€5,029pp €4,999pp

China

Explore China including Tibet

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17

Nights

3, 4 & 5
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€3,999pp

Thailand, Laos, Cambodia

Explore Thailand, Laos & Cambodia

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15

Nights

3
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€3,999pp

Malaysia

Explore Borneo & Malaysia

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12

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3
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€3,399pp

Nepal

Explore Nepal

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14

Nights

3
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€2,759pp €2,549pp

India

Explore India

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12

Nights

3 & 4
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€6,499pp

Argentina, Chile

Explore Patagonia

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13

Nights

3 & 4
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€1,849pp €1,799pp

Greece, Albania

Explore Albania

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10

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3 & 4
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Expert local guides

You'll discover so much more thanks to the knowledge and insights of our local guide; you won't miss a thing. 

Smaller groups, bigger adventures

Our small group sizes also mean that we can participate in adventure activities and visit locations that would be impossible with a large group; from a hands-on traditional cooking demonstration in India to a hike through rural Albania to a secluded waterfall.

Active travel Itineraries

From a full-day trek along the Great Wall of China to snorkelling along the coral reefs of Cuba or a camel ride through the Sahara desert in Morocco, the itineraries on our adventure holidays are guaranteed to make your tour one to remember.

Once in a lifetime destinations

Travel with us and immerse yourself in the exotic cultures of countries like Thailand, Vietnam, China, India, Jordan and Peru.

Unique travel experiences

We'll get up close and personal with the places we visit with activities like feeding Giant Pandas at a nature reserve in China, learning how to drape sarees in India, lunching with a local Lanna family in Thailand, and cycling through the rural Mekong Delta in Vietnam.

Get off the beaten track

With a local guided by our side, we’ll unlock the authentic essence of each destination and get up close with local people, their traditions and get off the beaten track and into the heart of a new culture. From a Thai Cooking Class with a local family to staying with locals in a ‘Casa Particular’ in Cuba.


Active Holiday Highlights

  • Enjoy an outdoor Tai Chi lesson whilst cruising Ha Long Bay in Vietnam.
  • Trek the Inca Trail on a hike to Machu Picchu on a Peru holiday.
  • Explore the lost city of Petra in Jordan
  • Take a camel ride in the Sahara Desert and stay overnight in a Berber camp in Morocco
  • Discover Old Havana in a classic 1950s American car on a Cuba holiday
  • Experience the Tibetan countryside by bicycle and take in the breath-taking scenery on our Explore China holiday

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