Adventure Travel & Tour Companies
Compare 975 different adventure travel operators and find the perfect tour for your next adventure. TourRadar - booking tours made easy.
Embark on an Adventure Tour
Looking for something a bit different than your average holiday? An adventure tour is just the thing to satisfy your wanderlust! Jam-packed with activities like white-water rafting, zip-lining, trekking, and scuba diving, these trips are guaranteed to get your heart pumping and your pulse racing in far-flung destinations across the globe.
Best Global Adventure Travel Companies
Not only are these global tour operators considered to be some of the leading brands in the industry, but they also offer an extensive selection of top-rated adventure tours. G Adventures, Intrepid, and Contiki rank in the top three spots for their diverse range of trips in destinations around the world.
|1. G Adventures||250+||Worldwide||Canada|
|4. Topdeck||250+||Europe, Africa, Asia, North America, Australia/Oceania||UK|
|6. Tucan Travel||124||Europe, Africa, Asia, Latin America||UK|
|8. Dragoman||250+||Africa, Asia, Latin America||UK|
|9. National Geographic||96||Europe, Africa, Asia, North America, Latin America||Canada|
|10. World Expeditons||250+||Worldwide||Australia|
Local Adventure Operators with Outstanding Reviews
Do you strive to support smaller, locally-owned companies when you travel? Our Travel Experts have reviewed and shortlisted the top local tour operators with outstanding reviews, so you can have the adventure of a lifetime and give back while you’re at it.
- Flying Kiwi (New Zealand) - Flying Kiwi has been crafting one-of-a-kind itineraries throughout New Zealand since 1988.
- Click Tours (Israel) - No matter what type of adventure you want to have in Israel, Click Tours can help you make it happen.
- Bindlestiff Tours (USA) - This small group adventure specialist will take you off the beaten track in big cities and famous national parks.
- Haka Tours (New Zealand) - Travel alongside locals with this 100% New Zealand owned and operated tour company.
Rising star: One Life Adventures - If you’re after an adventure tour with a group of young, like-minded travellers, check out this top-rated operator. Their Japan One Life Adventures trip was voted the #1 tour of the year in 2019.
Best Adventure Specialists by Destination
If you already know where you’d like to go, check out our list of adventure tours categorised by continent, or take a look at the top-rated operators below.
|Asia||250+||250+||Crossing Vietnam Tour, Contiki and Swastik India Journeys|
|Africa||250+||250+||Desertbrise Travel, Topdeck and New Horizon Tours and Services|
|Latin America||163||250+||Tucan Travel, Spotin and Guatemalan Adventure|
|Europe||143||250+||Nature Trips, Much Better Adventures and GJ Travel|
|North America||54||250+||Contiki , Globus and Bamba Experience|
|Australia/Oceania||53||250+||Sweet As Travel, Ultimate Travel and The Rock Tour|
Top Countries for Adventure Tours
AfricaSee all 1,774 tours
- South Africa(112)
AsiaSee all 2,434 tours
- Sri Lanka(114)
- Myanmar (Burma)(18)
- United Arab Emirates(8)
Australia/OceaniaSee all 417 tours
EuropeSee all 1,450 tours
- Czech Republic(7)
Latin AmericaSee all 1,620 tours
- Costa Rica(151)
North AmericaSee all 438 tours
Adventure Travel Companies in India
Want to discover India on an adventure tour? Whether you’re looking to travel with like-minded people in your age bracket or you’re after a tour the whole family will love, start your trip planning with these highly-rated operators.
- Swastik India Journeys - With passionate guides who are dedicated to helping you create lasting memories, it’s no surprise this operator boasts 4.8 out of 5 stars for its India adventure tours.
- GeTS Holidays - GeTS Holidays has a range of safe and exciting tour options — perfect for when you’re travelling with the kids in tow.
- World Travel Experiences - This company’s mission is to provide you with an authentic experience you’ll remember for the rest of your life.
- Exodus Travels - This award-winning company has been helping travellers see the world differently for more than 40 years.
- Intrepid Travel - Intrepid Travel stands out thanks to its dedication to sustainable travel, extensive range of tours, and excellent reviews across the board.
Choose Your Adventure Style
Hiking & Trekking
The only way to reach some of the most insane views on the planet is on foot. You can take the first step now by exploring our selection of hiking and trekking tours. There are over 125 adventures to choose from!
If the call of the wild fuels your wanderlust, then a safari adventure is just what you need. Witness beasts in their natural habitat, sleep under the stars, and experience the beauty of untamed nature first-hand.
Whether you're cycling in the foothills of the world's greatest mountain ranges or travelling off-the-beaten-path in iconic cities, exploring the world on two wheels will show you a different side of it.
Are you on a mission to broaden your horizons? A sailing adventure is the answer you've been looking for – explore destinations like Greece and Croatia in Europe or Thailand and Indonesia in Asia. The world is your oyster when you sail.
Physical Rating for Adventure Tours
- 250+ tours
Typically involving light activity, tours that fall into this category are accessible to virtually all ages and fitness levels.
- 250+ tours
This trip style requires a sense of adventure and a good level of fitness, as it may involve a wide range of activities and longer journeys.
- 65 tours
These trips may include remote destinations and challenging activities, so they’re best suited to experienced active travellers in excellent physical condition.
What You Need to Know About Adventure Tours
How can I find the ideal adventure tour?
Finding your perfect adventure tour is a breeze on TourRadar! Check out our recommendations above for some of the most highly rated travel experiences, or browse our full range of adventure tours and use our handy filters to narrow down your options until you find The One!
Why do prices differ so much between companies?
The cost can vary depending on a range of factors, including your destination of choice, the length of your trip, and your travel style. Luckily, TourRadar has hundreds of adventure trips suited to every budget.
How active do I have to be to participate in a adventure tour?
You’ll find adventure tours designed for all ages and fitness levels, from beginners to seasoned experts and everyone in between. That being said, you’re more likely to enjoy your trip if you have a good level of fitness and an active lifestyle. If you’re not sure which tour is the best fit for you, don’t hesitate to ask one of TourRadar’s Travel Experts for guidance.
Best Adventure Tour Of The Year
Highlights of the tour:
- Explore the beautiful Sacred Valley
- Go biking, rafting, and zip-lining
- Eat authentic Peruvian food in Cusco
- Trek to the top of Machu Picchu
Suitable for: Solo travelers, couples, budget travellers
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