Everything about this adventure is intriguing, exotic and exciting. In Morocco you'll savor tagines and sugary mint tea, and be mesmerized by Berber music. You'll haggle with local merchants in Marrakech.
In Bali, it has been said that every Balinese is an artist, whether in painting, dance, woodcarving or textiles. The question is who wouldn't find inspiration amid all this compelling culture and diverse landscape?
Our tour is the ultimate mountain bike adventure. After an overnight train ride from Hanoi, we ride 530 kilometres through some of the most spectacular mountain scenery anywhere in the world. The roads are a mixture of good asphalt, broken or potholed roads and some off road cycling tracks.
On our Smorgasbord weekends, you'll ride amazing trails with our local guides, with accommodation in downtown Fernie included, along with healthy and delicious breakfasts and lunches.
Standing as brilliant masterpieces of color, Bryce Canyon and Zion National Parks are even more breathtaking when seen from a trailside perspective! Come and experience the richness of Utah's Color Country with the first outfitter to offer you this mountain bike trip!
A land of Hindu temples and Buddhist stupas, yaks and rhinos, peaks and valleys, Nepal offers up an endless number of surprises. Cycle from ancient Kathmandu Valley to the former principality of Gorkha to lakeside Pokhara.
This week will be officially referred to as "The Ride." Starting the day overlooking Italian vineyards and by afternoon swearing you're in Switzerland. Welcoming the challenge of two completely empty alpine passes (save for your fellow biking companions).
RaIt's just a complete contradiction. It reminds you of the whitewashed coastal villages of Greece but it's distinctly Italian. There's an island-like easiness but it's part of the mainland. You'll ride along the deep blue waters of the Adriatic that are still one moment and dramatic the next.
Want to give your riding a huge boost? For 10 years now, women have been coming from across North America and the world to attend our award-winning 7-day skills camp in Fernie, British Columbia.
Unwind. Join us in the Rockies and escape the drone of phones, traffic, email, fax machines and your whining boss, to a place where the only sound you hear is the wild beating heart of the Rocky Mountains – and your horses running free.
Our mountain biking holiday to Turkey is full of eastern promise. The central Turkish region of Cappadocia is one of the world's most outlandish and historic destinations, with an extraordinary lunar landscape of amazing rock formations, it's also a great place to enjoy mountain biking.
This wide-ranging and exciting biking holiday begins at the world-famous Victoria Falls and finishes in Cape Town. After time to visit Africa's most impressive waterfall, we employ a sensible mix of vehicle transfers and cycling stages.
Mayan culture is still alive and well in Guatemala; on this trip you'll ride through traditional villages where life continues mostly unchanged from ancient Mayan times. You'll hike and kayak on Lake Atitlan, a spectacular blue lake ringed by traditional Mayan communities and volcanoes.
We invite you to discover the relatively unexplored northeast region of Vietnam, near the border with China where, until recently, you needed special permits to visit.
From the high alpine terrain of the Aquarius Plateau to the deep canyons of the Escalante River,discover a fantastic array of backcountry cycling!This mountainous region contains biking trails so remote that each year we are commissioned by the US Forest Service to maintain and clear them ourselves.
Picture yourself cruising into camp after a beautiful and challenging mountain bike ride only to be met by a freshly prepared dinner and a cascading natural hot spring. Six days of mountain bike trails, hot springs, and wild rivers are ours to explore in the rugged beauty of the Sawtooth Mountains!
While most other North American mountain bike hot spots are covered with snow, we are fortunate to enjoy prime riding in the heart of the Mojave Desert at Death Valley National Park and Red Rock Canyon.
Cycling around Southern Laos, is a real treat. You will cycle through beautiful countryside, tea and coffee plantations and past magnificent waterfalls, following the route along the banks of Mekong and Sedon rivers and the area known as the 4000 Islands.
This exhilarating trip through the high altitude mountain desert of Ladakh takes you over passes, into remote valleys, alongside glacier-fed rivers and through Tibetan villages. The landscape is breathtakingly beautiful—colourful granite cliffs rise.
1500 km off the coast of Portugal, smack in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, lays an island of lush forest, pristine waterfalls, sandy beaches and buff trails. Treat yourself and your all-mountain/freeride bike to the raw beauty and awesome thrills of São Miguel in the Azores.
Imagine yourself submerged in old-world European culture and massive mountains, Swiss cows greeting you in the early morning sun, the fresh mountain air breathing history, just as the old villages do. On one hand, extensive and well organized infrastructure gets you to all these amazing places.
Humbled in the shadows of the Alps. Eased by the slow pace of the Po River. Intrigued by the French influence. Grounded in its regal past. You're in Piedmont. It's a place of richness. The wines. The flavors. The truffles. The backdrops. Every turn a new view. Every meal a delight.
Our classic high level bike traverse holiday provides real challenge and adventure, beginning with the truly spectacular flight over the Indian Himalaya to the Ladakhi capital of Leh where we spend the next few days acclimatising.
This trip is for the true mountain bike nut - 13 days of riding our handpicked selection of interior British Columbia's best trails. Fernie and its massive trail network. Rossland and the Seven Summits. New Denver and remote, hidden trails. Revelstoke and its alpine classics.
This is a touring trip using mountain bikes and we cycle 515 km on country lanes and quiet roads. Though 95% of our riding will be on tarmac, the road can be in poor condition in spots. There is little traffic, even on the main highways, which makes for excellent bicycle touring.
This is a classic mountain bike holiday adventure in Morocco's arid Jebel Sahro region. With the snow-covered peaks of the High Atlas to the north and the Sahara to the south, the climate of the Jebel Sahro in southern Morocco is the perfect place for cycling outside the summer months.
If you’re like most people, you probably don’t know that Bhutan is a nation smaller in size than West Virginia, nestled in the Himalayan Mountains between China and India. Its rural population, forested river valleys, and fascinating Buddhist culture make it an extraordinary place to visit.
The Rocky Mountains of Canada are one of the wildest places on Earth, their thousands of square kilometres of wilderness a major corridor for the migration of all kinds of wild animals, from mountain goats to bighorn sheep to grizzly bears.
It’s a land of yaks and yetis, stupas and Sherpas and some of the best mountain biking on earth. Nepal’s craggy chunk of the Himalayas offers world-class terrain - peppered with rustic mountain villages, and hundreds of undulating trails that have been trodden upon for centuries.
For some, the canyonlands of southern Utah bring to mind the last of the Old West and America's frontier. For others, it speaks of the mystical lives of ancient civilizations long gone. The sun is on your back and snow-capped mountains rise in the distance. Welcome to Moab!
The Maze District is the most remote section of Canyonlands National Park. This lost land of canyons and desert is one of the least traveled and most inaccessible areas in the continental United States.
From the rusty brown of the semi-arid lowlands, to the green, gold, and purple of alpine wildflower meadows, our Colorado cycling tour provides you with a great opportunity to find out what "colorful Colorado" is all about.
We begin by shuttling to Lake Tahoe State Park and Spooner Lake for a scenic first day's ride through wildflower meadows and aspen-covered hills. For the next two days, we glide through the forests around Lake Tahoe where hidden lakes and the Tahoe Rim Trail are ours to discover.
Inland of its picturesque ribbon of coastal towns, Montenegro is comprised of range after range of dramatic limestone mountains which hide pretty alpine lakes, remote villages and unspoiled valleys cloaked in pine forest.
Great introduction to mountain biking minus the prevalent risks encountered in more advanced trails, plus a great view of Arches National Park and Balanced Rock as riders run their way to few contoured bluffs and slickrock.
Moderate climbs, varied terrain and exciting downhill lead you to views of prehistoric dinosaur tracks and an astounding overlook or Arches National Park.
Few things in this world live up to the hype. But everything you've ever heard about Tuscany is true. It's not a destination. It's an experience. Routes lined with cypress trees overlooking the patchwork vineyards below will stop you on your bike. And no view will compare to that view.
A must in any mountain biker's rites of passage is the White Rim Trail.
A thrilling journey, awash with geographical and cultural splendour, as we cross the amazing kingdom of Jordan. On this superb mountain bike ride we encounter many of the ‘must see' locations of this engaging country and also experience its warm and traditional hospitality.
Offering a taste of the best of Nepal's landscapes, from pretty terraced farmland and villages to rugged snow-capped mountains, the route around the Annapurna Massif has long been accepted as one of the world's great treks.
Cycle through the remote and very beautiful northwest mountains of Vietnam. Mix a biking challenge with a culturally rewarding experience, in a little explored area of an amazing country.
Bike around the main island of Luzon and experience the wonders of the Philippines. Swim with whale sharks, soak up the warmth of natural hot springs and ride some great technical trails in this tropical destination.
We ride 330 km on a mixture of tarmac roads in reasonable repair, vehicle width dirt trails and some single track. Most of the rides are on flat terrain, with a few rolling hills towards the end of the tour, and on quiet back roads. We try to avoid the highways where possible.
For some, the Canyonlands of southern Utah bring to mind the last of the Old West and America's frontier. For others, it speaks of the mystical lives of ancient civilizations long gone.
The Sawtooth Mountains were one of Ernest Hemingway's favorite places, and it is easy to see why. With backcountry as rugged as it is beautiful, you too will fall in love with this enchanting region.
More than another bike ride, the Hebridean Trail offers the opportunity to experience life on the islands, where the landscapes are wild and untamed, golden eagles and red deer roam free and human history dates back over 5000 years.
Our coast to coast mountain biking itinerary is an absolute epic and, without a doubt, one of our favourite trips. It features a week of superb riding from Aberdeen in the east to Ardnamurchan in the west.
You know you've always wanted to ride Moab. What you didn't know is that you've always wanted to ride Fruita too, one of the best 'undiscovered' mountain bike destinations on the planet (but not for long).
Experience the breathtaking beauty of southwestern Utah, one of the world's best mountain bike destinations. Ride famous trails like Thunder Mountain and Gooseberry Mesa, as well as lesser-known and secret gems like Grafton Mesa, Dark Hollow, and Broken Mesa.
Depart Hobart (Brooke Street Pier) and drive 21km by minibus to the summit of Mount Wellington. On the way, our Guide will provide some interpretation giving an insight into the Mountain itself. Depart Hobart (Brooke Street Pier) and drive 21km by minibus to the summit of Mount Wellington.
If you’re a rider who loves mountain biking and are up for a new challenge, then this tour will more than exceed your expectations. Starting from the beach resort of Sanur we explore the famous Batur Crater, visit the island's two highest volcanoes and various canyons.
Enjoy a delicious breakfast as the sun cast it's first ray across Moab's famous redrock spires followed by a marvelous two-wheel ride overlooking the Canyon country's magnificence.
High rocky outcrops riddled with caves. Dense oak forests. Rivers meandering beneath limestone cliffs. The Dordogne's distinctive beauty has inspired people for 14,000 years. The Cro-Magnons painted in caves. Their descendants erected splendid fortresses and hilltop bastides.
Ready, set, go! It's amazing, the activities you'll pack in during these six sensational days. You'll be biking old railway paths. Taking chairlifts and gondola rides among Italy's most dramatic peaks and spires. Getting a mountain goat's view of limestone massifs, deep valleys and alpine lakes.
No doubt you'll arrive with certain expectations. After all, artists and writers have waxed hyperbolic on the glories of Umbria and Tuscany for centuries - how can you not have preconceived notions? But somehow it's still a surprise, the sensory feast that surrounds you.
Having run our first, pioneering mountain biking holiday to this wild and intriguing country over a decade ago, KE's Guatemala cycling holiday has continued to evolve and to receive rave reviews. Guatemala is a mountain bikers paradise.
Prairies to pronghorns along the spectacular Great Plains of South Dakota. Mention the Black Hills of South Dakota and images of Sturgis, the world’s largest motorcycle rally come to mind.
This classic mountain biking holiday from Lhasa to Kathmandu originally pioneered by KE, is a long and demanding cycle ride on sometimes rough and ever changing roads across Tibet to Nepal.
The classic bike ride across Bhutan is one of the world's most challenging cycle holidays. At the eastern end of the Himalaya, sandwiched between India and Tibet, the 'Shangri La' kingdom of Bhutan is renowned for its colourful Buddhist culture and for the beauty of its unspoiled mountain scenery.
This is no Sunday afternoon bike ride through the park! The Maze and other untamed country in Canyonlands National Park provides mountain bikers and hikers the complete experience...solitude, unparalleled beauty, clean air, and some of the most challenging bike terrain anywhere.
Peru just may be the world's best mountain bike destination - and its most undiscovered. The ancient Incas may have foreseen the advent of the mountain bike because they built over 30,000 km of trails across their empire, many of them perfect for two knobbies.
Imagine, an 11,000-vertical-foot descent from the Andes all the way to the Pacific Ocean. Enormous, huge, classic downhills. As in super-humongous-holy-cow-that's-big.
The word 'Balkan' comes from Turkish, meaning "chain of wooded mountains." Had the ancient Turks ridden mountain bikes, they might have come up with another word for "wooded mountains with killer mountain biking trails."
Where the fertile North Indian plains meet the mountainous state of Himachal Pradesh, the hills rise abruptly to a picturesque snow-capped crest known as the Dhaula Dhar. Here, during the days of the British Raj, a number of hill-stations were established, such as Dharamsala and Shimla.
The result of volcanic activity as recent as 500 years ago, Brian Head Mountain stands high above scenic southern Utah. This Rocky Mountain pinnacle is home to Utah's highest ski and mountain bike resort.
Starting out on the shores of sacred Lake Titicaca, this exceptional biking expedition traverses a rarely visited part of Peru, following little-used dirt roads across the high Andes and passing through stunning scenery en route to the Sacred Valley of the Incas.
If you're not afraid of a sore muscle or two why ride to the river in a van? When you could be flying along the White Rim Trail on a bike? Sixty-five miles from mesa top to river bottom will show you the ride that has become the standard against which all others are judged.
In the beautiful countryside surrounded Bend, Oregon, we follow beautiful groomed singletrack through dense forest and around sparkling mountain lakes. The singletrack trail system of the Deschutes National Forest offers an extensive variety of lightly traveled backcountry routes.
Nothing can prepare you for Bhutan. It's like nowhere else you've been. It has a magic about it that's indescribable. The quiet smiles. The natural rhythms of life. The temples that seem to challenge the Himalayas. The mystery of Buddhism.
Red rock wonders. Explore nature’s playground of desert canyons and sand castles on this six-day family-friendly adventure through the spectacular wind-swept rock terrain of Bryce Canyon and Zion National Park.
One of Europe's least traveled destinations, Slovenia's fjord-like lakes, thundering waterfalls, rolling wine country and spectacular Julian Alps are begginng to be explored. Discover it now, before the crowds do!
Tucked away in the New Mexico Rockies, a mountain biker's paradise remains largely undiscovered to this day. Just across the border from Durango, Colorado, some of the best trails in the country are also some of the least frequented due to their isolation.
Our exciting central Oregon mountain bike tour encircles five mountain lakes fed by the snow melt waters of Mt. Bachelor and the Three Sisters volcanoes. The singletrack trail system of the Deschutes National Forest offers an extensive variety of lightly traveled backcountry routes.
The legend of Kokopelli begins near what is now Grand Junction, Colorado. More than 140 miles of secluded trails and jeep roads direct us westward along his mission of prosperity and fertility.
South of the capital, Bangkok, Thailand extends for hundreds of kilometres along the Thai-Malay Peninsula, with the Gulf of Thailand to the east and the Andaman Sea to the west.
A New Twist on an old Classic We’ve been pedaling through Provence for decades, and we’d be lying if we said we didn’t still enjoy every well-trod trail and much-visited town.
Rambling vineyards, rich history and world-renowned cuisine. The magnificent region of Provence offers an ideal mix of dry climate, picturesque hill towns, Roman ruins and landscapes blanketed in lavender, sunflowers, vineyards and olive groves.
Red rock wonders. Explore nature’s playground of desert canyons and sand castles on this six-day family-friendly adventure through the spectacular wind-swept rock terrain of Bryce Canyon and Zion National Park.
For over a century Moab existed in obscurity, until the first mountain bikers discovered that this was the place. Today, Moab is the premier destination for mountain bikers from around the world.
Whether from Brian Head's lofty peak or Gooseberry's majestic mesa, this fun-filled weekend is your ticket to the amazing vistas and backcountry mountain biking around Zion National Park!
The Needles District of Canyonlands National Park is named for the eroding rock pinnacles that stand as sentinels in a valley of endless views and exceptional sunsets. This area is located over 100 miles from any major interstate, making it one of the most remote regions in the country.
The Maah Daah Hey's ninety-six continuous miles of singletrack traverse North Dakota's rugged badlands and weave through prairie teeming with wildlife.
Concealed in the depths of the Kaibab National Forest, mountain biking the old Arizona Trail is the best way to enjoy the natural grandeur of the Grand Canyon.
Settled in an extinct volcanic crater of the Monashee Mountain Range, Rossland is a picturesque mining town with unexplored charm and old world personality. After the mining boom, it became known for its great skiing, thanks to 300 inches of yearly snowfall.
Some people come to Hawaii to relax. Some come to play. This trip is for those who love doing both. Sure, you can spend the entire trip on two wheels, testing your legs on climbs through some of the world's most incredible scenery and relishing exhilarating long descents to picture-perfect coastline
Soak up a week of family fun in Whistler. Whistler wows with wildflowers, whitewater, wilderness and wildlife... say that five times fast! Austin-Lehman’s six-day Whistler family adventure is oodles of fun for everyone.
For us, Montana is home. For adventurers, it’s paradise. Welcome to Montana, to our home. To a place we hold near and dear to our hearts. Our homegrown guides are excited to share with you our insider’s perspective on this six-day adventure in Big Sky,Yellowstone & Paradise Valley.
A rich tapestry of history, mystery, culture and natural beauty. From the Rapids of the Urubamba to the mystical mountains of Machu Picchu, the Land of the Inca begs to be explored.
Explore the Kenai Peninsula at a comfortable pace by train, small ship, sea kayak, mountain bike and foot. Wild, pristine and blessed with an abundance of astounding scenery and wildlife, the wonders of Alaska amaze explorers of all ages.
Whales, wildflowers and waterfalls: the wonders of Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula.
For those who want a variety of exciting activities during the day, but don't want to "rough it," we are now offering our Virgin Islands Inn to Inn Tour.