World Expeditions

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“World Expeditions is one of the world's leading trekking & adventure travel holiday specialists offering unique, pioneering and classic adventure holiday itineraries on every continent.”

The company has been operating small group trekking and adventure travel holidays since 1975 and assisted thousands of travelers from across the globe to realise their adventure travel experience of a lifetime. They are widely recognized for setting benchmark Responsible Tourism initiatives including their pioneering porter policy, their Community Project Travel Program, which helps to improve the living conditions of some of the world's most remote communities, as well as their award winning Responsible Travel Guidebook. The company received a Highly Commended Award for the Best in a Mountain Environment category in the 2006 First Choice Responsible Tourism Awards. In 2008 they were awarded the inaugural ‘Leadership Award' in the Responsible Travel and Tourism Forum (RTTF) in Toronto, Canada and in 2000 they were the proud recipients of the inaugural Australian National Travel Industry's Environmental Achievement Award for our Responsible Travel Guidebook. This detailed guide to responsible & sustainable travel can be downloaded free from their website. "World Expeditions is a global adventure travel company with over 30 years experience around the planet. Their Nepal trekking operation, run by Nepalis, is notable for its pioneering Porter Protection program that has set the industry benchmark which many companies are starting to follow. All porters are provided with generous insurance, all the protective clothing and footwear needed, all camping and cooking facilities, as well as food" First Choice Responsible Tourism Awards, 2006

Where they go

Destinations worldwide

What they specialise in

The company has specialized in trekking itineraries since 1975. With offices around the globe, World Expeditions offer more than 500 stand alone itineraries; small group active adventures and expeditions, cycling and walking tours, Polar voyages and cultural journeys. Each itinerary has several scheduled departure dates throughout the season and follows their all-inclusive pricing policy.

Who they are for

World Expeditions believe in providing a full service, high quality experiences following strict sustainable & responsible travel policies. They have never in their 3 decades had a local payment policy. Their all-inclusive, no hidden extras pricing structure combined with longer, creative itineraries and the use of quality ground services attracts people who have high expectations of their travel experiences. They boast an 80% repeat clientele. Their trekking & adventure tours are about real discovery, personal achievement & camaraderie. They will challenge, inspire and flirt with all your senses. Travelling the paths less trodden, visiting isolated communities, old sites and spectacular landscapes are synonymous with World Expeditions adventures. Their holidays aim to benefit both you and the local communities they travel through. World Expeditions has a wide range of trekking & adventure travel holidays to suit nearly everyone. From individuals, to small groups to families to the hard-core mountaineer, their adventures are clearly graded to ensure you can match your fitness level to an appropriate trip. For some, an adventure travel holiday means trekking in the the world's great mountain regrions, such as the Himalayas or the Andes; for others it is a cultural journey along the Silk Road from Beijing to Tashkent; for a few it is climbing to the top of a Himalayan trekking peak or to the roof of Africa. They are happy to custom-tailor adventure holidays for families, friends, charities, schools and special-interest groups. Their staff will work with you, using their expertise and experience to help make your ultimate adventure a reality. Take the paths less traveled with the trekking & adventure holiday specialists since 1975.


World Expeditions

Key Information

Outbound operator
Based in
United Kingdom flag United Kingdom
Specialist in
Adventure travel
Operating since
Typical duration
14 to 25 days
Typical group size
Maximum 16 on most tours (some are smaller)
Popular destinations
Nepal, Peru, Tanzania, France, Italy, Vietnam, Antarctica
Popular activities
Trekking, cycling, mountaineering, classic journeys
Best time of year
All year round
Package mode
Flights are available
Can tours be customised?
Typical tour price
£2000 to £2500 with flights