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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.

ToursDestinationsHeadquarters
1. G Adventures250+ Worldwide Canada
2. Intrepid250+ Worldwide Australia
3. Contiki250+ Worldwide UK
4. Topdeck250+ Europe, Africa, Asia, North America, Australia/Oceania UK
5. Exodus250+ Worldwide UK
6. Tucan Travel124 Europe, Africa, Asia, Latin America UK
7. Bamba250+ Worldwide USA
8. Dragoman250+ Africa, Asia, Latin America UK
9. National Geographic96Europe, Africa, Asia, North America, Latin AmericaCanada
10. World Expeditons250+WorldwideAustralia

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.


  1. Flying Kiwi (New Zealand) - Flying Kiwi has been crafting one-of-a-kind itineraries throughout New Zealand since 1988.
  2. Click Tours (Israel) - No matter what type of adventure you want to have in Israel, Click Tours can help you make it happen.
  3. Bindlestiff Tours (USA) - This small group adventure specialist will take you off the beaten track in big cities and famous national parks.
  4. 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.

Top Countries for Adventure 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.
 

  1. 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.
  2. GeTS Holidays - GeTS Holidays has a range of safe and exciting tour options — perfect for when you’re travelling with the kids in tow.
  3. World Travel Experiences - This company’s mission is to provide you with an authentic experience you’ll remember for the rest of your life.
  4. Exodus Travels - This award-winning company has been helping travellers see the world differently for more than 40 years.
  5. 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

Physical Rating for Adventure Tours

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!
  • Are climbing tours available?

    Climbing tours can be found in our range of adventure tours, as well as in our hiking and trekking category. Please reach out to TourRadar's customer support team for further information about climbing tours.
  • 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

Each year, TourRadar awards tours that receive the best reviews across a number of categories. This year's adventure winner is: 7 Day Inca Jungle Adventure To Machu Picchu, a week-long tour operated by Inkayni Peru Tours that's filled with loads of bucket-list worthy adventures.

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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