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Explore launches 14 new Walking and Trekking Adventures

The adventure travel specialist, Explore has launched 14 exciting new walking and trekking trips with a launch offer of up to 10% discount on all new walking holidays booked by 7 November 2016*.

Walkers can now choose from over 120 Explore group trips and more than 20 self-guided itineraries with a wide selection of trips to suit all abilities. New trips include walking in the Drakensberg Mountains in South Africa and hiking the less-travelled trekking route of theSalkantay Trek in Peru, with time spent at the ancient citadel of Machu Picchu.

Explore’s newDrakensbergs and Wildlife Safari , combines walking and wildlife with 10 days trekking in the diverse landscapes of South Africa. Hike to Baboon Rock and enjoy a coastal walk from Cape Vidal to Mission Rocks, with time to take game drives as well as walking safaris in the Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Reserve.

For a cultural experience, join the throngs of people and journey along the pilgrim route, ascending the sacred Adam’s Peak for sunrise on Explore’s new 15 day On Foot in Sri Lanka trip. Discover the natural beauty and ancient sites of the island while hiking through the jungle and along the village trails to Sigiriya.

Explore has also expanded its programme in Europe and added a new Walking Montenegro and the Croatian Islands trip which ventures to the picturesque mountain, coastal and village trails in the southern Balkans. In Spain, walk to the ‘End of the World’ at Finisterre on the Walking the Costa da Morte trip in Galicia which follows the coastline dotted with lighthouses.

Ramble through Prosecco Country on the eight day Taste of Veneto – Lake Garda to Venice trip and discover the architectural treasures of both Venice and Verona. Walk to the impressive Monte Baldo ridge which overlooks the beautiful Lake Garda and sample Prosecco in the foothills of the Dolomites.

Explore’s new moderate to challenging graded Switzerland – Zermatt, the Matterhorn and Eiger trip walks along the famed ‘Europaweg’ high mountain route. Based in the heart of the Swiss Alps, enjoy the spectacular scenery on varied walks, including a trek to the glaciated alpine Lake Oeschinensee, surrounded by sheer cliffs.

For those in search of a self-guided trip, walk the final 126km of the medieval pilgrim route from Canterbury to Rome on the new Self-Guided Via Francigena to Rome trip. Pass through ancient villages, walk through the Regional Park of Sutri to see the stone theatre carved into the rock and obtain the Testimonium certificate after completing the journey in Rome.

Ashley Toft, Managing Director at Explore, commented: “We’re really excited to introduce this inspiring new collection of Walking and Trekking adventures, designed to cater for the casual walker as well as the dedicated enthusiast. Whether you choose to go self-guided or opt for the small group experience, luggage is transferred between accommodations, leaving you to enjoy your holiday. As always, we’ve added a number of Explore ‘special touches’ to every trip, from grappa tastings in Italy, to dining at local’s houses in Vietnam and sleeping overnight in a temple in Sri Lanka for a truly memorable holiday.”

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Laura Dewar, PR Manager, 01252 379501

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