Brush Away The Summertime Sadness With Our Autumn Adventures

Are you enjoying this wonderful sunny weather?  Wanting it to last all year?  Below we have listed a few of our favourite adventures with autumn departure dates* which are the perfect destination for you to escape from the end of summer blues.  With both tailor-made and group departures covering a range of different experiences, we have something for everyone.  Whether you are looking for an adventure, relaxation, a thrill, or simply want to appreciate exotic wildlife in their natural habitat, we have got it!


Mount Rinjani Indonesia-Summit

Towering over the beautiful island of Lombok, Mount Rinjani is Indonesia’s second highest volcanic peak.  This expedition offers a unique opportunity to summit the Rinjani Volcano.  We consider this expedition to be the best short adventure on the planet.  It offers awesome scenic waterfalls, rainforests, wildlife, hot springs, caves, demanding hiking, pristine lakes, interesting culture and of course a volcano.  Not forgetting a much needed leisure day at the coast after trekking through the beautiful but challenging environment. Highlights of this 9-day experience include picturesque views as you climb Mt. Rinjani, a chance to relax in natural hot springs, being able to swim and snorkel in the clear waters of Gili Island and to discover the northern part of Lombok.


Papua New Guinea- The Kokoda Trail

The Kokoda Trail is one of the most famous treks in the world and is often referred to as “The Great Pilgrimage”.  Explore what is Australia’s most important WWII battle sites where you can immerse yourself into this country’s history.  The Kokoda Trail in Papua New Guinea will involve 50 hours of hiking over 96 km (approx. 60 miles) of sharp, timbered ridges, steep-sided valleys and fast flowing rivers.  However, this is all worth it when you get to experience the magnificent mountain landscapes and the wide variety of wildlife and nature.  Some of the main highlights include walking through one of the most prestious rain forests in the world, amazing terrain and river crossings with breath taking mountain views.  As well as this, you can say you have completed one of the most famous treks in the world.


Uganda- Gorilla and Chimpanzee Trekking

This Gorilla and Chimpanzee Trekking adventure through the depths of Uganda gives you a fantastic opportunity to visit wonderful national parks and the chance to see a range of wildlife, including but not limited to, gorillas, chimpanzees, lions, reedbuck, leopards and African elephants.  On this adventure, you will see it all!  Together we will journey through various habitats and trails of the tropical rainforest and discover the beautiful Lake Bunyonyi.  A key highlights of this trip is that Uganda has one of the most diverse wildlife experiences on the planet and you will also be able to stay at some of the best lodges and hotels in the country.


Madagascar- Range of Autumn Adventures

Madagascar is a one-off; there really is no other place like it.  Its landscapes, animals and plants are simply incredible!  It has an astonishing array of habitats, ranging from rainforests to deserts and from mountain tops to mangrove swamps.  It is one of the most important countries for biodiversity on the planet.  The tropical climate has been the perfect host to the environment and, like nowhere else, the variety and richness of flora and fauna has flourished.

There are nine (9) Madagascar trips available during the autumn season including nature guides, coastal holidays, trekking, rafting and cycling experiences, luxury trips and a photography adventures.  These include:



*Liked these holidays but want to go another time of the year? Pioneer Expeditions specialise in tailor-made adventures which means you choose the departure date and we do the rest. This also applies to our other holidays which can be found at


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