Independent walking holidays in the heart of spectacular nature…

Self-guided hiking, adventure and discovery holidays at your own pace

…in hand-picked accommodation…

From the warm hospitality of traditional family run hotels to 4 star spa hotels along route

…from the Black Mountains to the Black Sea…

Detailed hiking route notes, full in-country support and baggage transfers between hotels while walking

…and the peaks and pines in between.

Self-guided hiking holidays in Romania, Slovakia, Greece, Bulgaria, Montenegro, Kosovo and Albania with full ATOL protection

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The Daily Mail

Feeling on top of the world on Bear Mountain. When two neighbouring countries both seek to talk up their green credentials in a bid to attract environmentally savvy travellers, it can be difficult to select one over the other. So I came up with an ingenious plan to get around... more

Adventure Travel Magazine

Unexplored Europe: Trekking in the Albanian Alps If you’re looking for a European trekking adventure in one of the continent’s last unexplored destinations, Nick Robinson from the Natural Adventure Company recommends hiking in Albania…... more

The Sunday Times

Here's one I walked earlier He’s the Blue Peter presenter who branched off into his own daredevil series. Little surprise, then, that Peter Duncan – aka Duncan Dares – still has a taste for the active life. The ageless 60-year-old, a former chief scout, has set up an adventure travel... more

The Independent

Kosovo: Harmony prevails in this corner of the Balkans. I had come primarily to trek in the mountains, and discovered that borders count for nothing when you are high up – you can dip into Albania and Montenegro while walking the peaks of the Balkans. The chirping of the multi-coloured... more

The Guardian

Remember the Duncan Dares television show back in the 1980s? Energetic former Blue Peter presenter Peter Duncan has launched his own travel company, specialising in self-guided walking tours of natural and historic sites in the Balkans. Locations are mostly in Bulgaria, but also include the Tara canyon (second-longest in the... more

The Daily Mail

The land of monks and honey: Bewitched by Bulgaria's Rhodopes mountains. Just before I left Britain I had the chance to listen to some beautiful harmonies sung by the London Bulgarian Choir. The traditional songs of love and tales of rural bliss proved an inspiring overture to my six-day guided... more


Susan Steel

Excellent holiday. Scenery amazing. Walking routes were well chosen and varied. Hotel in Perast was perfect, stunning room, and great having meals at waterside....

Katrin Harding

We had a lovely trip to Montenegro, definitely one of the best holidays I’ve done for a long time- perfect mixture of walking, amazing scenery and chances to relax! We were all very impressed and will definitely recommend your holidays to active friends!...

Jane Liddy

We took our first holiday in Romania with the Natural Adventure Company this summer, but very much doubt that it will be our last. The staff was helpful in the utmost, tailoring the trip to our needs and offering detailed and insightful advice. The routes were well planned and beautiful,...

Mo & Ann Owen

We had an amazing holiday in Greece and were blown away by Zagori, the quality of the accommodation and the hospitality of the locals. The organisation of the trip was fantastic and  everything went exactly as planned. Please thank all of your team for their hard work in making our holiday...

Fiona Lobley

We were very impressed with the Natural Adventure Company. They organised a wonderful holiday for us in Bulgaria. The walking routes were interesting and varied and the hotels we stayed in were all very good quality providing excellent food and wine....

Theo Flitcroft

The company was friendly, helpful and made me feel very welcome. I thoroughly enjoyed the sense of adventure that came with an utterly unique experience. It was a pleasure to explore the wonderful sites the Rhodope Mountains had to offer....

Joanna Williams

Overall I had a great holiday, and came away loving Bulgaria and the Bulgarian people. As far as The Natural Adventure Company are concerned, the booking process, helpfulness, organisation and care for the client were very good. As a solo female traveller I did not feel uneasy or threatened in...

Gabrielle Phillips

The Rhodopes tour allowed us not only to admire the beauty and escape of the Bulgarian countryside but to enjoy a completely different culture with the locals. We were presented with steaming piles of doughnuts for breakfast and indulged in the hotels’ spas at the end of our treks. The...

Di, Dave & Hannah Nicoll

Thank you for a fantastic holiday – we enjoyed the varied hotels and the walks were easy to follow. Bulgaria was a revelation – we loved the landscape and the people and your pocket money goes a long way. Your company is a pleasure to deal with – nothing was...

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