This is a unique expedition where you will paddle your sea kayak to some of the most remote beaches on earth, drifting over magnificent coral reefs, accessing little visited areas, uninhabited islands as well as island inhabited by mythical dragons.
Trip Duration: 11 days, 10 nights
Price: GBP £1595 | USD $2650
Group Departures 2015: 21 May ; 4 Jun ; 18 Jun ; 2 Jul ; 16 Jul ; 30 Jul ; 13th Aug ; 27th Aug; 10th Sep ; 24th Sep ; 1st Oct ; 15th Oct ; 29th Oct ; 12th Nov ; 26th Nov
Explore Southern Madagascar at a comfortable pace! We’ll visit some of the best national parks, sites and arboretums, as well as off the beaten track places, accompanied by a naturalist guide to ensure you have the best chance of enjoying Madagascars unique flora and fauna.
Trip Duration: 10 days, 9 nights
Price: GBP £1695 | USD $2495
Group Departures 2015: 2nd May; 9th Jun ; 8th Sep ; 6th Oct ; 24th Oct ; 17th Nov, 23rd Dec
Group Departures 2016: 24th Mar ; 19th Apr ; 24th May ; 28th Jun ; 26th Jul ; 15th Sep ; 11th Oct ; 11th Nov ; 22nd Dec
Tailormade Departures on request
Live the life of a Mongol Warrior under Genghis Khan – learn what made this the greatest military empire in the world. Riding techniques, shooting with bow and arrow, battle tactics and more! Stay in a felt ger and don full costume! One of Mongolia’s most unusual adventures.
Trip Duration: 9 days, 8 nights
Price: GBP £2350 (excluding international flights) USD $3500
Group Departures 2015: 6th Jun, 12th Jul, 5th Sep Tailormade Departures: June to September
This is possibly one of the most beautiful and un-spoilt trekking areas in the entire Himalaya. We trek through beautiful villages and farmland, gorges and valleys, high pasture land and passes. We’ll see the magnificent Paro Valley as well as the Tiger’s Nest. This is a unique trip where you will experience so much.
Trip Duration: 14 days, 13 nights
Price (based on 2 pax) excludes international flights:-
High Season (Mar – May, Sep – Nov)
GBP £2895 | USD $4195
Low Season (Dec – Feb, Jun – Aug)
GBP £2395 | USD $3495
Group Departures 2015: 3 May, 10 Oct
Tailormade / Private Departures: Jan – Dec
A stunning trip that allows you to experience the best the Galapagos has to offer. As you kayak, mountain bike, trek & snorkel you will experience incredible close encounters with sea lions, iguanas, giant tortoises, boobies, and a myriad of tropical fish.
Trip Duration: 7 days, 6 nights
Price: ex San Cristobal (excludes flights) GBP £1750 | USD $2550
Group Departures 2015: 7th May ; 19th Jun ; 11th Jul ; 14th Aug ; 19th Sep ; 17th Oct ; 14th Nov ; 12th Dec
Group Departures 2016: 15th Jan ; 11th Feb ; 13th Mar ; 16th Apr ; 6th May ; 3rd Jun ; 19th Jul ; 27th Aug ; 26th Sep ; 25th Oct ; 17th Nov ; 8th Dec
Tailormade Departures: Jan – Dec – min 2 pax
This is a fascinating wildlife adventure where you will visit remote villages, exploring the absolutely beautiful rainforests and even visit an Orangutan orphanage on your stay. Absolutely ideal for lovers of wildlife. The is simply so many animals to see, not a trip to be missed.
Trip Duration: 14 days, 13 nights
Price: GBP: £2495 | USD $4050
Tailormade Departures only: March – October
If you are looking for an off the beaten track trekking adventure or seeking to ‘bag some more peaks’, look no further. Pioneer are passionate about exploring lesser known areas, and what better way to do that but on foot? Our expeditions and adventures are aimed at giving you a great trekking experience, whether exploring a remote Costa Rican jungle or trekking in the little visited highlands in Madagascar.
Pioneer are passionate about exploring new places. River kayaking, rafting and sea-kayaking are great ways to explore off the beaten track. We aim to give you great kayaking experience either as the main emphasis of a trip or as part of a trip. From the Komodo Islands to Nicaragua, the Pioneer team are always looking for new kayaking adventures that are not offered by other tour operators.
Here we list our extreme and more unusual trips, ranging from Mongolia warrior ‘training’ to trekking in Ethiopia’s Simien Mountains or on Socotra, climbing Kilimanjaro, the descent of the Brahmaputra River to crossing Borneo from West to East by jungle tracks, rivers, canyons and boats. If you are feeling adventurous, look here!
Tailormade Holidays are designed around your requirements, be it a dream expedition, a group of friends wanting an adventure, a couple looking for a honeymoon with a difference, or a family holiday, tell us your requirements and we will be delighted to design and organise your own bespoke holiday.
Perfect if you are looking for an off the beaten track adventure to experience some of the most biologically intense regions of the world, or seek to gain a greater understanding of particular animals. Many of our expeditions aim at giving you the best wildlife experience in a unique, interesting way.
If you are looking for an adventure packed family holiday you’re at the right place. We have a selection of off-the-beaten-track adventure holidays for families including Borneo, Costa Rica, Madagascar and more. We are able to tailor the holidays to suit your children, required activity and dates.
Pioneer Expeditions can create, organise and lead expeditions specifically for you. Whether you are a group of friends, family, or a club with specific travel requirements. We have a team of experts who can advise on activities from trekking to sailing, polar expeditions to horse riding, biking to rafting and kayaking.
Pioneer Expeditions are able to organise groups and business travel. Using experts from around the world we provide local advice, logistics and exciting travel for all business needs. We can provide original, exciting and challenging adventures as well as support for TV film crews in remote and unusual destinations.
Pioneer organise specific project orientated school expeditions that focus on key areas of the curriculum such as biology, geography and foreign languages as well as experiencing indigenous cultures and adventures.