Award-winning adventure travel specialists, Wild Frontiers, has released their Bucket List Adventures for 2021, featuring some of the most awe-inspiring destinations and experiences around the world. The company has also announced the extension their £25 deposit scheme, meaning that customers can book any group or tailor-made trip before the end of August 2020 and pay a deposit of just £25 (or equivalent) per person. This is applicable for travel trips through to 2022.
Silk Road Adventure
Explore the full length of the Great Silk Road on an epic 48 day adventure….
Discover the full length of the Silk Road from its original starting point in Xian, China, to the shores of the Bosphorus in Istanbul. Highlights on this 48-day Silk Road Adventure will include Xian’s Terracotta Warriors, Kashgar Market, the legendary Silk Road city of Samarkand, the mosques and madrasas of Isfahan and Istanbul’s Blue Mosque. The tour will travel 12,000 kilometres mostly overland, crossing six countries and taking in some of the world’s most spectacular scenery, ranging from desert to mountains and grasslands. Guests will see and meet a variety of people from Uighurs to Uzbeks, Persians, Turkmens and Kyrgys, providing a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to follow in the footsteps of some of the most romantic names in world exploration, such as Marco Polo, Zhang Qian and Ibn Battuta.
This 48 day tour departs on 31st August 2021, costing from £11,395 per person, and includes accommodation, most meals, guided excursions, transfers and the services of a Tour Leader.
Northern Lights Adventure
Marvel at the natural wonder of the Northern Lights in Finnish Lapland….
This spectacular five day adventure offers guests the chance to experience some of the most remote landscapes in Finnish Lapland. Beginning in Muonio, at a charming hotel located close to the inspiring scenery of the Pallas-Ylläs National Park, the trip will include two unforgettable days exploring the dramatic Arctic wilderness by dog sled. Managing a team of 4-5 huskies, guests will drive their sled across the amazing snow-covered landscapes of the high Arctic fells, travelling around 25 kilometres each day and overnighting in a secluded wilderness cabin. There will be opportunities to visit a reindeer farm, try out snowshoeing and take a skiing trip around the Arctic lake. Spending the evening indulging in a sumptuous Lappish dinner, guests can later return to their secluded and romantic Aurora Dome to spend the evening marvelling at the magical Northern Lights from the luxury and comfort of their bedroom.
This five day trip costs from £2,275 land-only price, and includes accommodation, most meals, guided excursions, transfers and the services of a Tour Leader.
Oman Desert Adventure
Journey deep into the heart of the Oman Desert to sleep under the stars….
Oman is one of Arabia’s true gems – a land of rugged coastlines and vast deserts where tradition and progress go hand in hand. This wonderful adventure takes travellers from the heart of the country’s picturesque capital, Muscat, deep into mountains and deserts of the Bedu and the old Omani Imamate. Taking in the breathless landscapes of the Hajar Mountains and the shifting sands of Wahiba, guests will explore the old forts of Jabrin and Nizwa and journey into the vast emptiness of the Rub Al Khali, the Empty Quarter. This journey of incredible contrasts gives guests the unique opportunity to follow in the footsteps of the pioneering explorers of old, taking in some of the richest natural and cultural highlights that Arabia has to offer.
This 11 day tour departs on 21st January 2021, costing from £2,790 per person, and includes accommodation, most meals, guided excursions, transfers and the services of a Tour Leader.
Experience the mystery and majesty of Cambodia and the Angkor Temples….
This comprehensive tour starts in Phnom Penh, Cambodia’s riverside capital, and travels lesser known routes out to the jungles of Mondulkiri to spend time at an elephant rescue project, and then on to Kratie on the mighty Mekong River to see the rare Irrawaddy dolphins. During the trip, guests will take in remote Preah Vihear, off limits for years and easily the most dramatically-located temple in Cambodia, colonial Battambang, and the ruins of Angkor Wat. There will be a number of walking opportunities and lots of chances to interact with the wonderful people of Cambodia, all of whom will have their own unique story to tell about life under the Khmer Rouge. This trip offers the best opportunity to get under the skin of this amazing country and see a wide variety of its landscapes, wildlife and ancient monuments, as well as experience daily life and one of Asia’s most exotic cuisines.
This 14 day tour departs on 21st February 2021, costing from £2,895 per person, and includes accommodation, most meals, guided excursions, transfers and the services of a Tour Leader.
Namibia Desert Adventure
Hike up the famous red sand dunes of the Namib Desert for a sundowner….
Namibia is a land full of incredible geological wonders, spectacular landscapes, diverse game and a whole host of unexplored regions. The country is undoubtedly one of Southern Africa’s most enthralling destinations and a top bucket list contender. This trip focuses on the diversity of this impressive country that has barely changed for thousands of years. From the rolling red sand dunes of the Namib Desert to the boulder-festooned grassy plains of Damaraland, guests will visit spectacular waterfalls and lands rich in wildlife. Travelling from the interior to the river border with Angola makes this an incredible adventure that will stay with you forever.
This 14 day tour departs on the 9th May 2021, costing from £3,295 per person, and includes accommodation, most meals, guided excursions, transfers and the services of a Tour Leader.
For more information, or to book a tour with Wild Frontiers, call +44 (0)208 741 7390 or visit www.wildfrontierstravel.com.