What we're about

YellowWood Adventures specialise in hiking and adventure holidays in the exceptional destinations of Ethiopia, Kyrgyzstan, Iran, Mongolia, Ladakh & Lebanon. We believe the best way to experience a country is on foot, so our trips are tailored for all abilities, regardless of trekking experience or age. Most of our adventure are 9-days and many of our travellers are solo travellers or travelling with a small group of friends. Our adventures are always led by a professional YellowWood guide alongside local guides and teams, and we never have more than 12 travellers in a group. If you're looking to get off the beaten track and immerse yourself in the local culture meeting local people then check out all our adventures on offer!

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Kyrgyzstan - Great Lakes Nomad (9-days)

Kyrgyzstan

Experience three of Kyrgyzstan’s most beautiful alpine lakes: Stay in yurts on the shores of the majestic sea-like Issyk-Kul watching the local eagle hunters; earn a view of Chatyr-Kol after hiking/riding to a high pass deep in the Tian Shan Mountains along the ancient Silk Road; ride horses alongside nomad herders in the tranquillity Son-Kol, situated in the heart of the country surrounded by a gentle crown of mountains and grazing livestock in the summer months. Highlights include: Stay in yurts with local nomadic families Travel to pristine alpine lakes Day-hike in the Tian Shan Mountains Ride horses & watch eagle hunting Trip Starts/Finishes in Bishkek (International flights not included) Departure Date: 13-21 June 2020 (9-days) Price: £1399 per person Includes: 8 nights based on twin sharing 8 Breakfasts, 8 Lunches, 8 Dinners Includes all transfers, guides and porters Suitable for beginners, day hikes only Not Included: Flights, visas, insurance (mandatory), airport taxes, tips, beverages, souvenirs We specialise in adventure travel in the exceptional destinations of Ethiopia, Kyrgyzstan, Iran, Mongolia & Ladakh. We offer a mixture of trekking holidays and cultural tours, so you will always find an adventure to suit you, regardless of hiking experience or age. Our group adventures never have more than 12 people, and always with both a YellowWood tour leader and a local guide. See full itinerary here: https://www.yellowwoodadventures.com/great-lakes-nomad/ -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- A bit about us: YellowWood Adventures specialises in adventure travel in the exceptional destinations of Ethiopia, Kyrgyzstan, Iran, Mongolia, Ladakh & Lebanon. We offer a mixture of trekking holidays and cultural tours, so you will always find an adventure to suit you, regardless of hiking experience or age. Our adventures are always led by a professional YellowWood guide alongside local guides and teams, and we never have more than 12 clients in a group. Call Sam McManus to find out more about any of the trips on[masked]

Ladakh Mountains (9-days)

Ladakh

The Ladakh region, known as “Little Tibet” or “ Land beyond the Passes” is one of the most remote areas of India, lying to the north of the Himalaya on the Tibetan Plateau. On this trekking adventure we will visit many of the incredible Tibetan monasteries, palaces and local people’s homes in the region. Ladakh is far removed from the disputed and troubled region of Kashmir between India and Pakistan, and is a fantastic opportunity to experience the area; join us to see this peaceful way of life beneath the snow-capped mountains. Highlights include: Visit Tibetan Buddhist Monasteries Hike through stupendous mountain scenery Discover the history of ancient kingdoms Experience the bustling market of Leh Get £150 off this small group travel adventure now £1,249 per person Includes: 8 nights based on twin sharing, 8 Breakfasts, 8 Dinners Includes all transfers and guides. Suitable for beginner to intermediate hikers Excludes: Flights, visas, insurance (mandatory), airport taxes, tips, beverages, souvenirs Departs Sat 1st – Sun 9th August 2020 (9-days) For more details see: https://www.yellowwoodadventures.com/ladakh-mountains/ -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- A bit about us: YellowWood Adventures specialises in adventure travel in the exceptional destinations of Ethiopia, Kyrgyzstan, Iran, Mongolia, Ladakh & Lebanon. We offer a mixture of trekking holidays and cultural tours, so you will always find an adventure to suit you, regardless of hiking experience or age. Our adventures are always led by a professional YellowWood guide alongside local guides and teams, and we never have more than 12 clients in a group. Call Sam McManus to find out more about any of the trips on[masked]

Kyrgyzstan: Tian Shan Mountains Wild Adventure (10-days)

This adventure is the epitome of the road less travelled: Taking you into the very heart of nature, completely away from tourists, and with only a few local shepherds in yurts and their herds of free-roaming horses for company, we will hike and/or horse ride across beautiful untouched valleys and high passes of the Tian Shan Mountains.It is a great opportunity ride horses through beautiful valley pastures regardless of your level of experience, and also to sleep in a yurt and bathe in the natural hot springs with a cold beer or two on our final night in the mountains. Highlights include: Hike through a wild region the Tian Shan Meet local nomadic herders pasturing their livestock View glaciers and cross white water rivers Try horse riding & bathe in natural hot springs Join this small group travel adventure now £1,399 per person Includes: 9 nights based on twin sharing, 9 Breakfasts, 9 Dinners Includes all transfers and guides Suitable for beginner to intermediate hikers - max 6 hours p/day Excludes: Flights, visas, insurance (mandatory), airport taxes, tips, beverages, souvenirs Departure Dates: Fri 14th – Sun 23th August 2020 For more details see: https://www.yellowwoodadventures.com/tian-shan-mountains-wild-aug19/ -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- A bit about us: YellowWood Adventures specialises in adventure travel in the exceptional destinations of Ethiopia, Kyrgyzstan, Iran, Mongolia, Ladakh & Lebanon. We offer a mixture of trekking holidays and cultural tours, so you will always find an adventure to suit you, regardless of hiking experience or age. Our adventures are always led by a professional YellowWood guide alongside local guides and teams, and we never have more than 12 clients in a group. Call Sam McManus to find out more about any of the trips on[masked]

Mongolia: Nomad Horse Riding Adventure (9-days)

Mongolia

Ride horses through the sublime Naiman Nuur mountainous region of Central Mongolia, staying with local nomadic families along the way in their felt gers to experience their pastoral way of life, delicious natural foods and culture. You can hike alongside if you prefer as the distances we travel each day are manageable – or why not try horse riding for the first time! We will also visit beautifully preserved 16th Century Buddhist Monasteries and ride Bactrian camels across the sands of the Gobi Desert. Highlights include: Four days of horse riding Ride through the beautiful Naiman Nuur region Stay with local nomadic families in gers Ride/hike up to a picturesque mountain monastery Join this small group travel horse riding adventure from £1,399 per person Includes: 8 nights based on twin sharing, 8 Breakfasts, 8 Dinners Includes all transfers and guides Suitable for beginner to intermediate hikers - max 5 hours p/day Excludes: Flights, visas, insurance (mandatory), airport taxes, tips, beverages, souvenirs Departure Dates: Sat 22th Aug – 30th Aug 2020 For more details see: https://www.yellowwoodadventures.com/nomad-horse-riding-aug/ -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- A bit about us: YellowWood Adventures specialises in adventure travel in the exceptional destinations of Ethiopia, Kyrgyzstan, Iran, Mongolia, Ladakh & Lebanon. We offer a mixture of trekking holidays and cultural tours, so you will always find an adventure to suit you, regardless of hiking experience or age. Our adventures are always led by a professional YellowWood guide alongside local guides and teams, and we never have more than 12 clients in a group. Call Sam McManus to find out more about any of the trips on[masked]

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