Whether it's the ultimate holiday add-on or a mini adventure you seek, Intrepid's Short Break Adventures are sure to tick all the boxes. They are loaded with value, take the hassle out of planning and help you squeeze every last drop out of your next trip away.

Short Breaks are the ideal add-on to a longer holiday – or a mini adventure of their own. With a duration of 2-8 days, they range from beach breaks to guided excursions, or are centred around an experience like hiking or cooking. Departures are frequent and usually guaranteed. Short Breaks are slightly different to our group tours, with the idea being that you maintain a level of independence during down time e.g. at night. You'll most likely travel on a join-in basis, which means you may or may not be joined by others for activities and transportation, depending on demand. However, we do offer some independent options where you'll travel on your own or with your own party.

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Asia

Remember that dream? The one that began on a pearly white beach fringed by waters of sapphire blue. Where waves of incense flooded tiny laneways, and in a small village, a rooster crowed until the rice fields were bathed in warm sunlight. But this is no dream. This is Asia - and it will take your breath away

4 Days From €428

Explore Yogyakarta and its surrounds. Visit ancient temples, cycle through rice paddies...

3 Days From €375

Discover the secrets of Angkor on an Intrepid tour through Cambodia's temples of Angkor...

4 Days From €538

Travel to Nepal and visit the Chitwan National Park for a spectacular wildlife...

3 Days From €285

Visit India and travel from Delhi to Agra. Travel to the Taj Mahal and Agra’s Red Fort,...

4 Days From €350

Trekking in Chiang Mai, explore Thailand's lush jungle areas, go rafting on the Mae...

5 Days From €890

Travel to Nepal and visit Kathmandu before venturing out into the Nepalese countryside...

2 Days From €320

Travel from Yangon to the Buddhist pilgrimage site of Kyaiktiyo Pagoda, otherwise known...

4 Days From €345

Travel to Nepal and visit Kathmandu for a spectacular Himalayan experience. Trek from...

3 Days From €518

Travel to Thailand’s north on this tour to the famous Golden Triangle. Explore northern...

5 Days From €403

Travel to Chiang Mai and trek through northern Thailand to discover hilltribe culture,...

5 Days From €285

Trek through Vietnam's mountainous region in the north-west to experience hiltribe...

5 Days From €720

Experience the best of Lao culture, history and attractions on this short but sweet...

4 Days From €470

Spend four days in Kathmandu learning about the Buddhist and Hindu beliefs, exploring a...

5 Days From €333

Travel to Nepal and hike the Annapurnas. Travel from Pokhara to Tanting, trekking to...

3 Days From €333

Help feed Chiang Mai elephants at a rescue centre dedicated to helping Thailand's...

3 Days From €555

Travel to Thailand and experience the bustling streets of Bangkok and the ancient ruins...

2 Days From €213

Cast away on a traditional-style boat and set sail through hundreds of limestone karsts...

2 Days From €168

See local industry, beautiful islands and what life is like along the mighty Mekong...

4 Days From €363

See the contrasts of city and river life around Ho Chi Minh City on this exciting short...

Africa

From the stampeding wildebeest of the Serengeti to the forces of nature at Zimbabwe’s Vic Falls, Africa is where Mother Nature parades her finest wares at every opportunity. Trek through rainforests and steamy jungles, meet majestic Maasai warriors and trace the inscriptions of ancient civilisations - the impressiveness of this continent simply knows no bounds!

4 Days From €3,710

Visit Rwanda and travel through some of Africa's most incredible landscapes. Explore...

4 Days From €538

Situated on the border of Zambia and Zimbabwe the Victoria Falls are over a kilometre...

4 Days From €2,170

Discover the wonders of Tanzania – the Ngorongoro Crater and Serengeti National Park –...

3 Days From €365

Giraffes, lions, crocodiles, hippos and more await on this safari through the Chobe...

5 Days From €2,483

Retreat into the Botswana wilderness and discover all that the Okavango Delta has to...

4 Days From €470

Take a relaxing break on the island of Zanzibar. Swim, snorkel or dive into azure...

3 Days From €953

Explore the stunning red dunes of Soussusvlei with this short break out from Namibia’s...

4 Days From €758

No holiday to South Africa is complete without a safari in Kruger Park. Spot wild...

3 Days From €605

Head out into the wilds of Kruger National Park on thrilling game drives. Stay in...

11 Days From €2,680

Enjoy the African wilds on a safari in Kruger, travel along the breathtaking...

11 Days From €2,193

Enjoy the African wilds on a safari in Kruger, travel along the breathtaking...

3 Days From €1,818

Experience an arid wonderland like no other as you travel to Sesirem, Soussusvlei, Dune...

3 Days From €1,078

Travel to Kenya and visit Nairobi. Embark on a journey across the Great Rift Valley to...

5 Days From €973

Travel to South Africa with Intrepid travel to discover the wonders of Cape Town and...

4 Days From €535

Answer the call of the Kruger, South Africa's vast and famous game park that is teeming...

5 Days From €888

Experience South Africa's Kruger Park and surrounding region on this five-day tour....

Central & South America

From the glamour and sheen of ‘The Land of Hopes and Dreams’ to the crumbling Mayan ruins of Mexico and the pulsating dancefloors of Rio De Janeiro - the America’s dish up two hemispheres worth of must-see sights and fun-filled sideshows.

5 Days From €848

Venture deep into the Amazon on this exciting five-day adventure in the jungle

2 Days From €253

Spend the night in Foz do Iguazu, and enjoy day tours of Iguazu Falls. Visit both the...

3 Days From €438

Travel from picturesque La Paz to the spellbinding Salar de Uyuni, the largest salt...

3 Days From €278

Enjoy a short but action-filled tour of Rio. Take in the iconic sights, including the...

3 Days From €155

Get straight to the fiery heart of Argentina with this Buenos Aires Stopover. Tour this...

4 Days From €450

Visit South America and travel to Easter Island to discover the history of one of the...

6 Days From €925

Journey from La Paz to Uyuni and take part in an incredible 4WD safari across the...

3 Days From €243

From Santiago's historical centre to a celebrated nearby winery, this captivating...

3 Days From €253

Travel to Patagonia to view the magnificent icy highways of the Perito Moreno Glacier –...

4 Days From €910

Embark on an unforgettable journey into Ecuador's Amazon Jungle. Search for local...

4 Days From €395

Surf Costa Rica during this four-day surf stopover in Santa Teresa.

4 Days From €403

Discover modern Costa Rican life on a mini San Jose adventure, visiting the Central...

4 Days From €428

Explore culture, history, arts and sights on this short stint in Mexico City. Visit...

The Middle East

Travel a road that links antiquity with modernity, hear the melodic callto-prayer drift over the hum of modern traffic and marvel at 5000-yearold pyramids reflected in shining high-rise buildings only a decade old. Step into the exotic Middle East.

2 Days From €135

Travel from Istanbul to Gallipoli for the 2019 Anzac Day Dawn Service. Sleep out under...

2 Days From €115

Visit Gallipoli and tour Anzac Cove, Lone Pine, The Nek and other places of historical...

3 Days From €470

Explore the aromas and tastes of Istanbul, from Karakoy to Kadikoy and the famous Spice...

3 Days From €233

The capital of Abu Dhabi is the perfect introduction to the United Arab Emirates....

4 Days From €248

Travel to Turkey and break away from the bustle of the big cities to experience the...

3 Days From €598

Travel to Jordan and visit Petra, the ancient 'lost city'. Be awed by ancient...

3 Days From €230

The stunning desert oasis is home to shopping, opulence, a building over half a...