A gap year doesn’t actually have to last 12 months! If you’re short on time but still fancy an unforgettable adventure, then a short gap is for you! Maybe you have a few months or even just a few weeks to spare? Think of a short gap as an extended holiday with a difference! We offer short gap trips all over the world in a wide range of destinations. Spend a summer abroad or take a winter break from work. See the world in a short spring break or add excitement to your autumn with a short gap adventure abroad.
You can do all sorts of exciting things in a short space of time. Enjoy adventure travel, tours, volunteering, learning new skills and much more. Short gaps are the perfect break for people in university or work, who only have a few weeks to spare for travelling. Discover the world in a short space time with our awesome short gap adventures!
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Short adventure tours
Are you seeking new adventures abroad? On a short adventure gap you can pack loads of fun into a short timeframe. Spend one month in Thailand on our action-packed Thai Adventure tour or go adventure-seeking in Vietnam or Bali, with our 12-day intro tours. Make your short gap an unforgettable adventure experience!
Short volunteer experiences abroad
Do you want to make a difference in the short time you have to travel? Go on a rewarding and worthwhile volunteering gap break. Volunteer with kids abroad as a teacher or in a childcare project. Spend a few weeks at an amazing wildlife project. Get involved with vital conservation or marine conservation projects abroad. Becoming a volunteer is an experience you'll never forget!
Learn new skills on a short gap
If you only have time to take a short trip, why not learn some new skills while you see the world? Learn to scuba dive or surf from some of the planet's best beaches. Gain teaching skills in paid or voluntary teaching projects around the world. Learn to speak Spanish in stunning South America. Or learn incredible martial arts skills in Asia. Add exciting new skills to your CV on a short gap with a difference!
Go on a short but sweet gap trip and pack in amazing adventures abroad!
South Africa Wild Adventure
15 days from4.5 33
Wonderful wildlife adventures in South Africa!Our 15-day epic South African volunteering and safari adventure! Combines wildlife conservation, community volunteering, stunning safaris, camping in Kruger National Park, adventure activities and exciting excursions. It’s the ultimate African experience!
9-12 days from4.5 38
The best of Bali: Party, beaches, islands, culture & much more!See the best of Bali on this 9 or 12 day group adventure tour. Party in paradise & enjoy beach bliss, island adventures, temples, awesome activities, culture and wildlife!
9 or 12 days from4.5 25
Fiji Island Hopping
8 days from4.5 4
Highlights of North India
20 days from4.5 14
See the best bits of India without breaking the bank!From the delights of New Delhi to the colourful cities in Rajasthan experience three weeks of sightseeing in iconic India. Includes an overnight camel safari, boat trips on the Ganges, and the Taj Mahal.
Thailand, Malaysia & Singapore Adventure
14 days from4.5 8
Beaches, cities, parties, gorgeous scenery and moreDiscover the magic of Asia on this epic 14 day group tour. Chill out on paradise beaches in Thailand, visit tea plantations in Malaysia and party the night away in glitzy Singapore.
Cambodia on a Shoestring
10 days from4.5 11
3 fascinating countries. 1 super-affordable tour!Explore the beautiful temples of Angkor Wat, the historical districts of Phnom Penh, and the blissful beaches of Koh Rong on this fantastic group tour through Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam.
12 days from4.0 4
UItimate Costa Rica
10 days from €1.224
Tanzania & Zanzibar Adventure
9 days from4.5 3
Safari adventures + beach & island time in Africa!Take off on an awesome 9 day African overland adventure in Tanzania & Zanzibar. Go on safari in the Serengeti and the Ngorongoro Crater before relaxing on the paradise island of Zanzibar!
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