Rating an activity tour is always subjective, but our guidelines should give you a better idea of what to expect on your trip. The activity level applies to the overall intensity of the trip, so some days may be a little tougher than stated and some a little bit easier, but this guide will give you a general idea.
This is a relaxed walking experience with ample time to appreciate attractions along the route. Generally on lower-elevation trails that are well-maintained with clear signposting, this is the perfect choice for those with little or no previous experience on walking tours. View our selection of easy walking tours.
Distance per Day: Less than 8 miles (13 km)
Daily distances increase on some days, and the terrain may be rugged with some hills, but not too strenuous. These trips are perfect for those who are in relatively good shape. View our selection of easy to moderate walking tours.
Distance per Day: 8 - 12 miles (13 - 20 km)
Perfect for regular walkers, some days will be more challenging than others and the terrain will be varied with some rough and rugged footpaths. More elevation change is involved, so those who choose these trips should be in relatively good shape. View our selection of moderate grade walking tours.
Distance per Day: 13 - 15 miles (21 - 24 km)
This activity level involves a more challenging itinerary with some extended walking days and often a longer trip duration. Tough underfoot in places with variable terrain, some prolonged climbs and steep hills, these walks are designed for experienced walkers looking for a challenge. View our selection of moderate to strenuous tours.
Distance per Day: 16 - 18 miles (26 - 29 km)
With long walking days and challenging ascents/descents, these walks may require navigation and/or mountaineering skills. Those who choose these trips must be in good shape as the terrain can be rough and exposed in places. Ready to face a strenuous walking tour?
Distance per Day: More than 18 miles (More than 29 km), or shorter days with steep ascent/descent
These tours consist of relaxed biking ideal for beginners and families looking for an adventure. They provide plenty of time to relax en-route with short biking days and not many hills. View our selection of easy biking tours.
Distance per Day: Less than 20 miles (32 km)
A more energetic trip that’s perfect for occasional riders, these trips involve longer days, so individuals should be in relatively good shape. View our selection of easy to moderate biking tours.
Distance per Day: 21 - 34 miles (33 - 54 km)
Longer distances and some challenging days make these itineraries ideal for regular cyclists who lead a fit and active lifestyle. View our selection of moderate grade biking tours.
Distance per Day: 35 - 45 miles (56 - 72 km)
These are challenging bike tours perfect for those looking to test their abilities. Daily distances will be long and demanding and there may be some big climbs. View our selection of moderate to strenuous biking tours.
Distance per Day: 46 - 54 miles (74 - 86 km)
Long days make for a challenging biking tour. Great for cyclists who have previous long-distance biking experience over multiple days. Ready to take on a strenuous biking tour?
Distance per Day: More than 55 miles (More than 88 km), or shorter days with steep ascent/descent