Activity Levels

Each Odyssey small group tour has an activity level that ranges from Level 1 to 4. For more detailed requirements specific to each program, read the program notes and full itinerary or contact us for assistance.

Please note that many programs visit countries with standards quite different from those of Australia and New Zealand. Ability to accommodate special needs varies from program to program.

Please contact Odyssey Traveller to discuss any physical or medical limitations that you have prior to booking.

Level 1 – Introductory to Moderate

Participants must be able to carry their own luggage, climb and descend stairs, moderate walking on uneven surfaces between 3 – 5 kilometers per day. Suitable for most fitness levels.

Level 2 – Moderate

Participants must be able to carry their own luggage, climb and descend stairs, be in good health, mobile and able to participate in 3-5 hours of physical activity per day, the equivalent of walking / hiking up to 8 kilometers per day on uneven ground.

Level 3 – Moderate to Challenging

Participants must be in excellent health, extremely mobile and live an active lifestyle. Program activities may include up to 6 hours of continuous strenuous, moderate-to-fast paced activities per day on varied terrain.

Level 4 – Challenging

Participants must have a high level of physical fitness and appropriate expertise in the program activities, and should except full days of fast-paced, strenuous physical challenges.

NOTES:

  • Porter services may not be available in all locations we visit.
  • Depending on the destination, hotels may not have lifts and you will be required to to handle your luggage up and down stairs. Where lifts are not available we aim to book all rooms on ground or first floor.

Tours

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Athens, Acropolis - Greek Islands
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Greece small group escorted history tour

Our 21 day small group tour explores the land of great philosophers, myths, and legends. We will learn about the culture and heritage of modern Greece which only found independence in its uprising from the Ottoman Empire in the 19th century.

22 days
Departing May, Sep
Whitby Abbey walking britain
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Rural Britain | Walking Small Group Tour

A walking tour into England, Scotland and Wales provides small group journeys with breathtaking scenery to destinations such as Snowdonia national park ,  the UNESCO world heritage site Hadrians wall and the lake district.  each day tour provides authentic experiences often off the beaten path from our local guides.

 

22 days
Departing Jun, Sep
Bach Classical European Music Festival small group tour
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Bach Classical European Music Festival small group tours

Enjoy the best of Bach travelling with mature couples or solo travellers in a small group tour. We take time to appreciate not just the music but also to explore Bach’s history and influences. The program spends 16 days visiting the locations that where influences on his life as well as attending the Bach Music festival in Leipzig.

16 days
Departing Jun

New Zealand: An Odyssey Down Under

 A guided small group tour of both the North island and the South island . Your travel itinerary includes Auckland , Rotorua , Milford Sound , Queenstown and Christchurch . Maori culture also forms part of the journey to provide a memorable New Zealand tour experience.

14 days
Departing Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Jan, Mar

Small group tour of Australia's Kimberley

Escorted small group tour of the Kimberley. We explore and visit  Cape Leveque, The Bungles, Bell Gorge, Mitchell plateau & Halls Creek in the dry season. Amazing landscapes intertwined with Aboriginal communities resident for some 45,000 years. We also view the Wolfe Creek meteorite crater.

Departing Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Apr

European Ballet escorted small groups tour for senior travellers

For those who enjoy the ballet and the arts this 16 day program from Amsterdam to Hamburg and finishing in Paris is a dance delight. Programs and actual performances will vary, but the structure and fabric of the experiences to be enjoyed within a small group remains the cornerstone of your experience on this program.

18 days
Departing Jun, Sep
City of Edinburgh at dusk
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Edinburgh City Tour

A guided tour of the capital of Scotland, Edinburgh is a day tour collection with a tour leader and local guides. The old town of Edinburgh including the Royal mile and New town of Edinburgh are a UNSECO world heritage site and are included in our itineraries as well the Palace of Holyroodhouse.

 

5 days
Departing Jun, Jul

Discovering the art and literature of England: Jane Austen, Shakespeare, and more

Stratford upon Avon, Shakespeares birthplace and Anne Hathaway’s cottage as well as the Lake district a UNESCO World site and Dicken’s London are part of guided tour for a small group tour of like minded people learning about the art and literature of England. Your tour leader and local guides share day tour itineraries to create a unique travel experience.

 

22 days
Departing Jun

Tajikistan Tour | Central Asian Small Group Tour

We explore the country’s astonishing scenery and monuments. Tajikistan is the smallest of the 5 ‘Stans and is also the most mountainous. On our tour we encounter many ranges and mountain chains where we reach well over 3,000 metres above sea level while crossing passes.

Departing Jun, Sep

Journey through Mongolia and Russia small group tour

This program traverses this expanse, from Ulaanbaatar to St Petersburg; from the Mongolian Steppes to Siberian taiga and tundra; over the Ural Mountains that divide Asia and Europe to the waterways of Golden Ring. Our program uses two of the great rail journeys of the world; the Trans Mongolian Express and the Trans Siberian Express.

Departing Jul

Small group tour of New Zealand's North island

Escorted 13 day tour of the East coast of New ZealandNorth island. Off the beaten track, for like minded people curious about history, culture wine and landscapes. Your tour director and local guides share their knowledge with you the traveller on this New Zealand tour for senior travellers.

13 days
Departing Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Jan, Feb, Mar

Scotland small group tour | Tracing 5,000 years of history

This guided tour of Scotland with a tour leader and local guides includes the isle of Skye, Orkney islands, the Scottish highlands with breathtaking scenery. Edinburgh including the royal mile, Palace of Holyroodhouse, Fort William, Urquhart castle, Stirling castle, loch lomond, Hadrians wall and New Lanark also a UNESCO World heritage site.

 

22 days
Departing Jul

Small group tour of Adelaide

Explore and learn about on a small group tour of Adelaide city and its pastoral, cultural and historic settlement. Visit Fleurieu Peninsula, the Barossa valley, learn about William Morris and the arts and craft movement in the Art gallery and National trust houses.

7 days
Departing Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Feb, Mar, Apr, May

Small group tour of Victoria for Senior travellers

This 16 day escorted small group tour of Victoria for the senior or mature traveller who enjoys learning whether as a couple or solo traveller explores an area of central Victoria that is rich in historic houses, gorgeous gardens and some amazing art.

16 days
Departing Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Feb, Mar, May

Small group tour of outback Queensland

To Dubbo and back, this small group tour takes you to learn about the Brewarrina fish traps,  we travel high up into North Queensland to see the Dinosaurs of Wilton and incredible Aboriginal rock art at Cathedral gorge and learn about opal mining and the history of Lightning ridge.

Departing Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Feb, Mar

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