Each of our trips comes with a physical rating attached. These aren’t comprehensive breakdowns – just handy little guides so you can tell, at a glance, if a trip is right for you. The more stars, the more challenging. Simple.
The physical rating gives you an idea of how much physical exertion is required on a particular trip. The majority of our itineraries are designed for people with an average level of fitness, but there are a few specialist tours (like trekking the Himalayas or cycling through Vietnam) that require a bit of training beforehand.
1 out of 5 = these trips are a relaxing break. You don't have to worry about doing anything physically demanding unless you want to.
2 out of 5 = Some easy physical activities included in your trip. No physical preparation is required to make the most of the journey.
3 out of 5 = This trip will raise your heart rate. Moderate physical activities are included and a good level of fitness is required.
4 out of 5 = Be prepared for some serious physical activity. The fitter you are, the more you'll enjoy it, as most activities will be challenging.
5 out of 5 = Our highest physical rating. Get ready for a heart-pumping adventure with plenty of challenges and some extreme conditions. You'll be required to be seriously fit for this trip as difficult activities are included.