All of our expeditions are open to adventurers without previous trekking experience. Whether you want a relaxed walking tour or topush your limits with a high-altitude multi-day trek, our activity level scale indicates the expected level of fitness for each expedition.
These expeditions do not have any fitness requirements. No hiking is required.
These expeditions include walking or a short hike.
These expeditions require an average level of fitness and the ability to hike over variable terrain. These are great first treks of 3-6 hours duration on a typical day.
These expeditions require above average physical fitness. Treks may reach high altitudes and require high levels of physical exertion. No technical skills are required, and first-time trekkers are welcome. Typical days require 5-10 hours of trekking, and some expeditions include significant elevation changes.
These expeditions require excellent physical fitness. Treks include longer days, greater elevation gain, and more challenging terrain at higher altitude. Participants should expect high levels of physical exertion at times. Travelers joining these expeditions should be in good physical shape and should expect to hike all day.
All personal gear (except for tents, sleeping pads, and cookware) must be carried by each expedition participant. No porters or pack animals provided.
This expedition includes porters or pack animals for personal gear. Participants are only responsible for carrying a daypack on the trail.
HIGH ALTITUDE HIKING
This expedition will reach elevations above 10,000 ft. Anyone with preexisting pulmonary or cardiac conditions is required to receive physician clearance before participating.
This expedition includes lodging in a hotel or B&B in your arrival and departure city.
This expedition includes at least one night in a tent. Each expedition member must bring a sleeping bag, but all tents and sleeping pads are provided.
This expedition includes lodging with basic facilities. Sleeping bags are required, and limited amenities are available.