WWTrek Activity Ratings

EASY

Trips rated EASY include everything from cultural tours to wine excursions, sailing to relaxing on a tour bus. These trips typically have 1-3 hours of activity per day, with hikes/walks less than 3 miles on mostly flat terrain at altitudes of up to 3,000 feet. Itineraries with kayaking will have less than 2 miles of paddling per day. Trips with long-distance travel by vehicle are included in this category. Safaris will have extended game drives with breaks along the way.

EASY/MODERATE

Trips rated as EASY/MODERATE are designed for travelers seeking a trip that includes some days with an EASY activity level, and some days with a MODERATE activity level. The EASY days typically have 1-3 hours of activity per day, with hikes/walks less than 3 miles on mostly flat terrain. The MODERATE days typically have 3-6 hours of activity per day, with hikes up to 8 miles on rolling or mountainous terrain with some steep ascents/descents and uneven trails. Itineraries with kayaking will have 3-7 miles of paddling per day.

MODERATE

Trips rated MODERATE typically have 3-6 hours of activity per day, with hikes up to 8 miles on rolling or mountainous terrain with some steep ascents/descents and uneven trails. Itineraries with kayaking will have 3-7 miles of paddling per day.

MODERATE/STRENUOUS

Trips rated as MODERATE/STRENUOUS are designed for travelers seeking a trip that includes some days with a MODERATE activity level, and some days with a STRENUOUS activity level. The MODERATE days typically have 3-6 hours of activity per day, with hikes up to 8 miles on rolling or mountainous terrain with some steep ascents/descents and uneven trails. Itineraries with kayaking will have 3-7 miles of paddling per day. The STRENUOUS days typically have 5-8 hours of activity per day, with hikes up to 8-12 miles on mountainous, exposed terrain with steep ascents/descents and uneven trails at altitudes often exceeding 14,000 feet. Please follow our gear list closely and contact us if you have any questions.

STRENUOUS

Trips rated STRENUOUS typically have 5-8 hours of activity per day, with hikes up to 8-12 miles on mountainous, exposed terrain with steep ascents/descents and uneven trails often exceeding 14,000 feet. Itineraries with kayaking will have up to 10 miles of paddling per day. Guests on these adventures should follow a training routine prior to departure for a better experience. Please follow our gear list closely and contact us if you have any questions.

WWTREK SUPREME CHALLENGE

Designed for very fit and experienced hikers. Trips rated WWTREK SUPREME CHALLENGE typically have 10 or more hours of activity per day, hiking at least 12 miles per day on remote, mountainous, exposed terrain with steep ascents/descents, and uneven trails at high altitudes. Prior experience hiking experience is not mandatory, however, following a strict training routine is necessary to have a safe and successful experience. Please follow our gear list closely and contact us if you have any questions.