16th January 2023

I wanted to get in touch on behalf of Much Better Adventures to let you know about its 43 newly launched trips for 2023 as we'd love to invite you to join a trip with us for an adventure travel feature and to try something new. 
In case you're not familiar with them, Much Better Adventures is a B Corp travel company that's on a mission to change the face of travel by offering adventure-based trips that put the planet first. [See more here.]
MBA's trips are designed for solo and group travellers and cover adventures on 6 continents with activities inc. kayaking / mountain climbing / hiking & trekking / yoga / wild swimming / cycling safaris / Northern light chasing and more...
NEW adventures that I'd love to get on your radar to spark feature ideas include:
ROCK CLIMB, HIKE AND SNORKEL IN EGYPTSummary: Learn how to rock climb on an adventure-packed journey from the Sinai Desert to the Red Sea, wild camping under star-studded skies
  • Develop climbing skills in rosy granite canyons and hike through dramatic wadis and golden sand dunes
  • Snorkel the underwater paradise that is the Red Sea, including the spectacular coral reefs of Ras Abu Galum
  • Immerse yourself in a traditional nomadic lifestyle with Bedouin guides, wild camping among the vast desert
  • Explore Sinai further by combining with our adventure Nomadic Trek through Egypt's Sinai Desert
Price: From £643
Next departure dates: 5th March 2023
Summary: A Canadian epic. 10 nights which sees you paddle and wild camp your way through 350km of spectacular southern Yukon landscapes
More details:
  • Paddle the calm and fast-flowing waters of the Teslin and Yukon River in a traditional Canadian canoe through an ecosystem packed with history and wildlife
  • Lookout for bears, moose, caribou and eagles along the shoreline, and head out for hikes to reach viewpoints over the Yukon Valley
  • Camp out in the wild beneath the midnight sun on the banks of the river and spend evenings taking chilly dips, fishing and telling stories round the campfire
Price: From £1,294
Next departure dates: 28th May 2023
INTRO TO GRAVEL RIDING WEEKENDERSummary: Develop your mixed-terrain cycling skills on ancient byways and woodland tracks in the English countryside
  • Discover the joy of off-road riding on hand-picked routes through the beautiful landscapes of the Chiltern Hills
  • Ride along the Ridgeway, Britain’s oldest road, as you get expert guidance on key gravel riding skills and techniques
  • Bed down under the stars in bell tents, enjoying après-bike vibes around the campfire with a bunch of like-minded souls
Price: From £379
Next departure date: 5th May 2023
THE BALKAN 3 PEAKS CHALLENGE Summary: Spend 6 nights tackling 3 summits across four countries on this tough trek through the wild heart of the Western Balkans
More details:
  • Scramble to the top of Mt Gjeravica (2656m), Mt Zla Kolata (2534m) and the shared summit of Mt Korab (2764m)
  • Trek remote trails and over mountain borders to the highest points in Albania, Kosovo, Montenegro and North Macedonia
  • Sail across Lake Koman, bed down in a shepherd hut and fuel up on ‘slow’ food in the heart of the Accursed Mountains
Price: From £818
Next departure date: 11th June 2023
WILD CYCLING EXPEDITION IN UGANDASummary: 10 nights where you'll pedal over 400km and cross the equator on an all-terrain gravel biking adventure into the heart of East Africa
More details: 
  • Ride dirt roads and wild savanna on a challenging self-powered journey, through the Queen Elizabeth National Park and Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
  • Safari from your saddle in Lake Mburo National Park, and hop on a boat in the Kazinga Channel, eyes open for elephants, buffalo and crocodile
  • Cycle past tea plantations and into the rainforest on a thigh-burny high-altitude ascent to Buhoma, the gorilla capital of the world
  • Rest your legs and stargaze at the night sky from characterful lodges and remote safari camps, then drift off to the sounds of the African bush
Price: From £2,101
Next departure date: 24th June 2023
Summary: An epic island trek among lush forests, across towering mountains and along dramatic cliffs plunging into the Atlantic - across 6 nights
More details: 
  • Hike the three highest peaks on Madeira, topping out on Pico Ruivo (1862m) - the roof of the island
  • Trek misty trails through the ancient laurel trees of the island's unique, UNESCO-listed primary forest
  • Zig-zag along narrow pathways, steep staircases and eerie tunnels to astonishing viewpoints as you traverse ‘the Hawaii of Europe’
Price: From £822
Next trip dates: 16th April 2023


Summary: Discover astonishing marine life on an epic sea kayaking expedition in the UNESCO-protected Gulf of California

  • Paddle along the idyllic bays and towering cliffs of Espíritu Santo and around the volcanic coastline of Isla Partida

  • Snorkel with majestic whale sharks and playful sea lions amongst the biodiverse waters of the Sea of Cortez

  • Wild camp in hidden coves, swim in natural turquoise pools and relax on remote beaches with a sundowner in hand

Price: From £1,510
Next departure date: 17th March 2023
See all new trips from Much Better Adventures for 2023 here:
It'd be great to hear your thoughts on these and if you might like to join an MBA trip this year. If there is a particular skill or challenge you're keen to take on this year, we're all ears and can make it happen for you with MBA so please do let us know!
We can also offer insight from MBA co-founder Sam Bruce into adventure travel trends and what activities / destinations in particular are set to be big this year.
Thanks so much Richard, 

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