Family adventure holidays are the perfect blend of action and adventure, but most importantly fun. The world’s most exciting natural environments make for perfect adventure playgrounds, whether it's walking on Mount Etna, enjoying a delicious pizza on the Amalfi Coast or trekking the Sahara Desert, family adventures are not one to be missed. 


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So, would you and your family like an exciting adventure? We've collected some amazing adventure family holidays, containing a range of exhilarating activies, combined with must see sights. An unmissable experience for all the family. 


Marrakech & the Sahara

Exciting adventure in the Sahara Desert and High Atlas Mountains.


- 8 Days

- Experience an exciting adventure in the Sahara Desert and High Atlas Mountains.

- Suitable for – Age 16+

- Activity level – Leisurely / Moderate

- Guided Tour (Including flights)



- Experience varied scenery from the Sahara Desert to the High Atlas Mountains

- Journey into the desert Bedouin style, by camel

- Visit Tighza and experience a traditional hammam 

- Walk in the magnificent High Atlas Mountains

- Explore Marrakech with its lively souks and peaceful gardens

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Amalfi Coast: Pompeii & Pizza Family Holiday

Southern Italy is famous for beautiful beaches, picturesque towns and of course the wonderful pizzas and gelatos. The Amalfi Coast offers all this and more.


- 8 Days

- Suitable for - Age 9+ 

- Activity level - Leisurely/Moderate 

- Including Flights 



- Visit Pompeii and get close to Mount Vesuvius

- Enjoy boat trips and kayak along the beach 

- Learn how to make an authentic Neapolita Pizza

- Superb coastal walk along the 'Path of the Gods'


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Sicilian Volcanoes Family Holiday

Walk on Mount Etna, observe volcanic activity on Stromboli and discover villages on the Aeolian Islands.


- 8 Days

- Suitable for - Age 9+

- Activity level - Moderate 

- Guided (Including Flights)



- Hike on three active volcanoes 

- Kayak and swim in the cobalt Tyrrhenian Sea

- Learn about the Aeolian Islands' geology 

- Enjoy boat trips and time at the beach 

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Peru Family Adventure

Spectacled bear of northern Peru, awe-inspiring Machu Picchu and fun filled Cuzco, a family adventure that has so much to offer.


- 13 days

- Suitable for - Age 9+

- Activity level - Moderate 

- Guided (Including Flights)



- Visit Peru's first wildlife rescue centre designed specifically for Spectacled Bears

- Morning tour of Machu Picchu when it's at its quietest

- Chocolate making class and art workshop in Cuzco 

- Explore the Sacred Valley and visit an alpaca farm

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Dordogne Self-Guided Activities 


Combine three of our exciting holidays to experience the ultimate activity holiday in the Dordogne.


- 9 Days

- Suitable for - Age 8+

- Activity level - Leisurely/Moderate

- Self Guided



- Three activities in one holiday: two days canoeing with a choice of walking or cycling for the remaining days

- Impressive chateaux, troglodyte cave dwellings, Rocamadour, Grottes de Lacave and Gouffre de Padirac

- Dramatic river valleys, pinky-gold cliffs and mediaeval villages

- Friendly, family-run hotels, all with pools and fine food

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Egyptian Family Adventure

Explore the vibrant culture and ancient history of Egypt. 


- 9 Days

- Suitable for - Age 9+

- Activity level - Leisurely/Moderate 

- Guided Group Tour



- The Pyramids and Great Sphinx of Giza

- Snorkelling and a submarine ride in the Red Sea

- Sail the Nile in a Felucca

- Explore the Valley of the Kings



Petra & Wadi Rum Adventure 


Take your family on a trip back in time where Romans roamed and Nabateans built one of the most unusual cities in the world, Petra


- 9 Days

- Suitable for - Age 9+

- Activity level- Leisurely/Moderate

- Guided Group Tour



- Travel back in time to ancient Jerash and Petra

- Star gaze in Wadi Rum

- Chill on the Red sea coast

- Float in the Dead Sea

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Family Lycian Activity Week

The endless coastline, canyons and rivers of southern Turkey are the playground for adventures on land and sea.


- 8 days 

- Suitable for - Age 9+

- Activity level - Moderate 

- Guided Group Tour (Incl Flights)




- Enjoy an action-packed week of adrenaline-filled activities in stunning Lycian scenery

- Sea kayak over a sunken city in the Mediterranean Sea

- Canyoning - abseil, clamber and jump down a spectacular gorge, through waterfalls and pools

- Explore ancient ruins

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Kenya Family Wildlife Quest  

- 8 Days

- Suitable for - Age 9+

- Activity level - Moderate

- Guided Group Tour (Incl Flights)




- Safari in the Masai Mara

- Search for hippos on Lake Naivasha

- Visit Nairobi’s Elephant Orphanage

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Do you have a passion for seeing the world and love the idea of sharing new experiences? Looking to book your first solo holiday but worried about travelling independently? At Erne Travel, we organise specialist Solo Travel Tours all over the world.

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There are many reasons why people choose to travel independently, why couldn't that be you? Erne Travel can help create incredible holiday memories by catering to all sorts of different requests made by our solo travellers.


The great thing about solo escorted tours and holidays is that you can always be with like-minded people who share your passion for travel and adventure. We can find you holidays with the perfect balance of being able to enjoy new experiences with other solo travellers, as well as having your own free time to explore independently.


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Types of Solo Escorted Tours:


Classic Touring - Discover and stay in multiple amazing destinations. 


Leisurely Touring - Enjoy the comfort of staying put in one or two hotels while still packing in lots of adventure. 


Relax & Discover - Slow pace of tour, cantered around one hotel, with a great balance of relaxation and exploration.


Short Breaks - Short on time? A Short Break is the ideal way to discover a place you've always wanted to visit.


Festive - Christmas is a truly magical time of year and our collection of festive holidays feature something for everyone.


Active - Holidays that require a higher level of fitness or mobility. They include plenty of walking as you see a destination in a new light. 


Ski - Designed to suit skiers of all levels, so you can make the most of your week away on the slopes in the company of other solo travellers.


River Cruising - All-inclusive 4-star river cruising is a truly wonderful way to explore. Sit back, relax and enjoy as you sail along some of Europe's most famous waterways. 


Cruising - Where the view is an ever-changing vista of exciting land and seascapes, cruises for solo travellers illuminate every moment of the enriching cultural experiences you're sure to have, both ashore and on board. 

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 All Solo Guided Holidays Include


A room of your own is guaranteed - We know how important it is to have your own space, so you'll always have a twin or double room to yourself. 


Expert Tour Managers - Your Tour Manager will take care of everything and help bring your destination to life.


Welcome get-togethers - A welcome drink or dinner is included, a great way to break the ice with your fellow travellers.


Breakfast is always included - As well as plenty of other meals, breakfast is included every day. And unless you want to go solo, you'll eat with the rest of the group.


Plenty of excursions are included - We'll take you to all the must-see sights, but also make sure time is built in for you to explore independently if you wish. 


Freedom & Flexibility - You can tailor your trip to suit you. Join optional excursions, extend your tour or even add on somewhere new at the end.


Protected Deposits - If your travel plans have to change, it's no problem! We'll protect your initial deposit and you can use it at a later date, at no extra charge.*


Multi-booker Offer - When you book two or more tours for yourself at the same time, we'll take £50 off each extra holiday.*

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