Already heard about Mel and Elder’s Everest Marathon challenge and want to donate? Make a Donation Our guides are pretty amazing people. They’re understanding, adaptable, enthusiastic, hilarious, superhuman backpack carrying superstars, who also happen to be awesome drivers and talented chefs, among lots of other great things. Mel, from Christchurch, New Zealand, and Elder, from […]
Active Adventures Himalayas
20 years young.
Active Adventures was founded twenty years ago. In that time we’ve looked after active people with legendary hospitality in the stunning outdoors. We apply the same winning ingredients across all our destinations, so if you’re into trekking amongst spectacular mountains, join us in the Himalayas for a trip of a lifetime. Our Himalayas treks include Everest Base Camp, Annapurna Sanctuary, Khumbu and Mustang.
Hot off the European trails, Phil Boorman (owner, director and guide for Active Adventures) has returned home to New Zealand after leading the inaugural Tour du Mont Blanc. Having guided for over 20 years across several continents, the creation of Active Adventures Europe was somewhat of a milestone in Phil’s life. Along the way he took a few moments to collect […]
If you’ve found your way here through the internet maze, you’re either genuinely considering your options for an adventure trip, you’re horribly lost, or you’re simply curious. Either way, welcome. To be honest, it’s a strange question to attempt to answer – why travel with us? I mean, let’s face it, we know what we […]
It’s been over three years now since we started running trekking expeditions in the Himalayas. Back in 2011 our director Phil and one of our Kiwi guides DK (Dan Keys) headed over to Nepal to run our first trip to Everest Base Camp. For those of you that have travelled with us before, you’ll know […]
Imagine a cross between Bear Grylls, David Attenborough and a Four Seasons concierge and you’ll get an idea of what our Active Adventures guides are like. Ultimately it’s these guides that shape your experience, leaving a lasting memory and a yearning for your next ‘Active Adventure’. We’re reminded of this everyday when we read the passionate […]