Understanding Trip Activity Level Ratings
Choose how you want to have fun.
Some trips are designed for rest and relaxation, while others are designed to take you out of your comfort zone. Activity Level Ratings let you know exactly what to expect before you sign up. This helps build confidence, reduces surprises, and ensures everyone has a good time.
Each trip will have its physical activity level rating clearly marked based on the amount of physical exertion it requires.The rating system is simple: The higher the level, the more challenging the trip.
Activity Level Breakdown
These trips are designed to help you get into (and stay in) chill mode. Think hanging out, good food and good conversation. These trips won’t make you break a sweat unless you want to.
Examples: Dining, cooking classes, wine tasting, spas, beach relaxation, historical tours, market visits, walking tours, etc.
These trips require some movement, but slow and steady is the name of the game. Maybe a short walking tour or at-your-pace sightseeing. No rush.
Examples: Snorkeling, boat tours, longer walking tours, pottery sessions, low-incline hikes, etc.
These trips are great if you want to get moving. These itineraries may include scenic hikes and/or exercise. A moderate level of fitness is required to enjoy these trips.
Examples: Camping, multi-day hiking (ex: 2-6 miles), skiing, etc.
These trips are designed to increase your heart rate. You can expect daily hikes or swims, long-distance bike rides and a good amount of sweat. These itineraries are meant for adventure and are perfect for those with a higher level of physical fitness. Some training may be required to prepare for these trips.
Examples: Lengthy daily hiking (ex: 6-16 miles), backpacking treks, etc.
These trips require serious physical activity. You may need special certifications and experience to participate in these adrenaline-pumping challenges. If your idea of a good time is scaling mountains, multi-day hikes or deep-sea dives, these level 5 itineraries have your name all over them.
Examples: High-altitude treks, advanced level dives, technical climbs, etc.
Physical Activity Levels FAQ
Activity Level Ratings let you know exactly what to expect before you sign up for a trip. Each trip has a physical activity level rating clearly marked based on the amount of physical exertion it requires.
It's simple! The higher the number/level, the more challenging the trip.
No problem! Vacations should be fun, meaning you don't have to do anything you don't want to do. Want to skip out on a hike? Totally cool. Just let us/your Guide know ahead of time.