Adventure Tours and Trips

Hiking, cycling & wildlife tours. Designed for travellers who love being in nature but also want a warm shower, hot meal, and a waterproof roof over their heads.

Adventure Tours and Trips: Hiking, Cycling and Wildlife Vacations 2018-08-07T09:58:44+00:00

Why Travel With Us?

Monkeys and Mountains offers a selection of curated adventure holidays! Each of our tours has been personally tested by the founder, Laurel Robbins. They’re designed to connect you with nature while giving you the creature comforts. We want you to experience something on your adventure that you’ll remember for a lifetime, not just check off a list of sights.

By booking your tour with Monkeys and Mountains Adventure Travel, you’re helping to do your part. Our team works with local tour companies who follow sustainability practices and who make a positive impact on the communities that you’ll be visiting.

Choose your adventure below:

Dana to petra trek Jordan

From Dana to Petra Trek

 Location: Jordan
 Length: 9 days
 Prices: $1695 (USD) pp

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Italian Riviera self-guided hiking tour

Hiking the Italian Riviera:

 Location: Levanto, Italy
 Length: 6 days
 Prices: From €1129 pp

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Tour du Mont Blanc self-guided hiking tour around the highest mountain Western Europe - an adventure of a lifetime!

  Tour du Mont Blanc Trek

 Location: France, Italy, & Switzerland
 Length: 6, 7, 9, or 10 days
 Prices: From €849 pp

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trekking in the Italian Dolomites self-guided tour

Dolomites Trek

 Location: Dolomites, Italy
 Length: 7 or 10 days
 Prices: From €949 pp

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Danube cycle path (Donau radweg) eurovelo 6 from passau germany to vienna austria

 Cycling the Danube River

 Location: Passau, Germany to Vienna
 Length: 4, 6 or 8 days
 Prices: From €449 pp

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 Wildlife & Culture of Sri Lanka 

Location: Sri Lanka
Length: 11 days (can be customized)
Prices: From $2,499 pp

see mountain gorillas in Rwanda

The Magic of Madagascar 

Location: Madagascar
Length: 12 days
Price:  $3495 pp +$500 donation to Lemur Love

see mountain gorillas in Rwanda

The Ultimate Rwanda Adventure

Location: Rwanda
Length: 9 days (can be customized)
Prices: From €6,299 pp

polar bears, walruses, whales, icebergs and dramatic landscapes are highlights of this Arctic tour.

 Arctic Safari 

Location: Canadian Arctic and Greenland
Length: 12 days
Prices: From $5,595 USD pp

Monkeys and Mountains provided my Dad and I with a wonderfully organised Tour du Mont Blanc. Friendly interaction, attention to deal, baggage transfer and a thorough packing list all made the trip very smooth. But best of all, Laurel booked us an excellent route featuring the most charming more
James Thomas
James Thomas
We did the Tour Du Mont Blanc trek in August 2018. These guys executed perfectly. Very well organised. Fast communication via email. They even reacted immediately to a landslide on the path on our trek, rerouting us with taxis and new directions. 10/10. Highly recommended. The next European trek we do, we'll do it with these more
John McIntyre
John McIntyre
Monkeys and Mountains were very easy to work with and answered our many, many questions! We enjoyed our experience very much and not having to worry about finding all the refuges on our own was wonderful. Thanks Laurel!read more
Vicky Jaeger
Vicky Jaeger
Laurel is my go-to source when I want to know anything about adventure travel, wildlife conservation and great hiking destinations. I know she puts so much time and passion into researching every element of her tours and giving personal recommendations, she is the expect in this field and I would really only trust her to book such a life-changing trip for me!read more
Nienke Krook
Nienke Krook
Laurel really cares about making each person's experience an incredible one. I am not much of an adventure person so when I came in touch with Laurel I didn´t know what to expect. But she provided details I didn't even know I need to know and most of all, she got me very excited about trying something new. I definately got out of my comfort zone and have never regret more
Lidwine H.
Lidwine H.
Laurel is an expert in her field and goes above and beyond to make every experience exceptional. Her local knowledge, great contacts and expertise means tours are really unique, travel planning is hassle free and also full of thoughtful details, that you’d never have thought of more
Ceri Temple
Ceri Temple
Laurel personally researches, plans & trials every adventure to make sure each client has the best experience possible & she can answer any questions imaginable. I know this as I have asked a lot of questions! Every adventure is now on my bucket list as they are unique, exciting & have the 'I'd love to do that' quality that lacks elsewhere. Her commitment to providing the best possible service is evident from the booking process right through to follow up and there is support available the whole way through your trip. I would not hesitate to recommend Monkeys & Mountains as Laurel shares her passion for travel & creating life long more
Wendy Andrew
Wendy Andrew
Laurel brings together serious topics like wildlife conservation with fun, adventure, and having a great time. A win-win for all species. Can highly recommend her tours and more
Philipp Steinweber
Philipp Steinweber
Laurel is a real exception when it comes to travel agencies. She knows her tours personally, she adds an original twist to every tour she offers and manages to amaze her clients with her attention to detail, caring attitude and genuine love and passion for enriching more
Elena Herdieckerhoff
Elena Herdieckerhoff
Laurel’s attention to detail and years of experience make it an easy choice to trust her with travel. I love knowing that she’s personally taken each of the hikes and tours she more
April Ebeling
April Ebeling
Laurel puts an extensive amount of time and research in to creating the perfect tour for you. She is passionate that you have an incredible experience and provides first class customer service. She pays attention to every detail to make your trip very special. Every trip has been researched and experienced by Laurel before launch and she has extensive knowledge of hiking, wildlife and ecotourism. I highly recommend Monkeys and more
Julie Leonard
Julie Leonard
Whether you are passionate about hiking and trekking, a wildlife lover, or keen about responsible tourism, Monkeys and Mountains is likely the right tour company for you. Laurel has experienced each one of the trips, which are carefully selected and organized upon first-hand knowledge. I have rarely seen a person providing such a great customer service, and doing everything possible to provide a memorable more
Simon Falvo
Simon Falvo
Laurel is my go-to person for anything hiking related. She knows what gear you need in which conditions and always makes personalized recommendations. She takes into account my hiking experience and always makes sure to thoroughly answer my questions. With her, I know I have someone who cares deeply about giving me the best possible more
Sofie Couwenbergh
Sofie Couwenbergh

Check out these Trips Available Through our Trusted Partners 

hiking the West Highland Way in ScotlandWalking the West Highland Way

The West Highland Way is Scotland’s first official long distance walking route established in 1980.  It’s also one of the most scenic long distance hikes that I’ve done!

The 150 km (95 miles) route starts just outside of Glasgow, the largest city in Scotland. It finishes at the foot of Ben Nevis, the highest mountain in Scotland in Fort William. Conveniently known as the adventure capital of Scotland should you wish to continue your adventures.

You can book either a guided tour or self-guided tour through our trusted partner, Wilderness Scotland. I did a self-guided tour with them when I walked the West Highland Way and they made it so easy. All I had to was show up and hike.

Walking the Wicklow Way in Ireland 

The Wicklow Way is a great long distance hike in Ireland.The Wicklow Way is Ireland’s oldest way-marked long-distance walk! The 128 km long walk takes you through the incredible Wicklow Mountains and through County Wicklow, known as the Garden of Ireland! You’ll even walk by Guinness Lake!

You can book a self-guided tour through our trusted partner, Ireland Ways.  Use the code ‘MONKEYS” and you’ll receive a €20 discount. I did a self-guided tour with them when I walked the Wicklow Way and would highly recommend it. It saves a ton of time.