Get Active, Earn More With G Adventures

During the month of March, with G Adventures’ “G-Normous” promotion, agents are able to pass along a 15% discount on select Active style tours with promo code: 19GA015ACT03.

Agents can also earn extra cash and prizes for bookings, when registered with the G-Normous incentive in Sherpa.

The small-group tour operator’s Active trips offer a physically diverse range of hiking, trekking, cycling and multi-sport activities around the world. The focus on them this month is designed to help agents boost sales while getting the word out about its nine newest active adventures for 2019. New offerings include multi-sport activities in Colombia, as well as trekking challenges and combination tours in South Africa, Tanzania and Nepal, bringing the total number of Active options for adrenaline-seeking travellers up to 70 across 26 countries.

“Active adventure offers the chance to both push yourself and reward yourself, while feeling a true sense of accomplishment,” says G Adventures brand manager Simon Ma. “We provide the equipment, the experts, and the local expertise to get you closer to a destination; you provide the motivation. These new Active tours are among our most exciting, and we can’t wait to start sharing them with travellers who are looking for a good workout with a dose of wonder.”

The newest Active adventures in G Adventures’ 2019 lineup include:

  • 11-day Colombia Multi-sport tour: Bogota to Medellin, from $2,405 per person. Hike among palm trees and succulents through Chingaza National Park to a crystal clear lagoon, embark on a 9 km walk along cobblestone pathways to a colonial town, and go whitewater rafting in Suarez Canyon. Then trek to a waterfall in Barichara, explore the vibrant city of Medellín, and visit the old walled city of Cartagena. First departure May 23.
  • Eight-day Tanzania Active Safari: round trip from Arusha, from $2,999 per person. Also available in a 13-day combination tour with Zanzibar from $3,319 p.p. On foot, bike, canoe and hot air balloon, this new tour takes travellers beyond the traditional four wheels of a Tanzania Safari. From cycling through Lake Manyara National Park, home to the famous tree climbing lions, to hiking up the extinct Empakaai Crater, this trip includes visits to Arusha, Mto wa Mbu, the Empakaai Crater, Ngorongoro and the Serengeti National Park. Canoe-safari through Momella Lake to spot hippos, giraffes, and water birds in their natural habitats. A tour of the G Adventures-supported Clean Cookstove Project and the Mto wa Mbu Village offer insights into social enterprises that are changing the lives of local people. First departure June 21.
  • 17-day Hiking South Africa tour: Cape Town to Johannesburg, from $2,752 per person. This is a lively tour through South Africa, which explores three countries in just over two weeks. Hike up Cape Town’s iconic Table Mountain; head out on foot to search for some of the species that call Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary home during a guided walk in Swaziland; opt to go horseback riding or mountain biking in Lesotho; set off on a 23 km hike along Tugela Gorge in Lesotho’s Royal Natal National Park; camp among Southern Africa’s dramatic scenery. First departure March 24.
  • 12-day Kilimanjaro trek: Machame Route & Zanzibar Adventure: Moshi to Stone Town, from $3,999 per person, air separate. This is one of three new tours for 2019, including the Marangu and Lemosho routes, that combine the iconic Kilimanjaro trek with beach time in Zanzibar. Departing from Moshi, traverse one of the seven peaks via the Machame Route, offering incredible views and vistas along the way. Take five days to summit before enjoying a well deserved massage and climbing ceremony at the G Adventures supported Moshi Women’s Cooperative. Head to Stone Town to explore the history and culture in the winding cobbled streets before visiting a local spice plantation. End the trip by kicking back and enjoying the turquoise waters of Zanzibar’s coast. First departure July 6.