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Short Gaps

A gap year doesn't actually have to last 12 months! If you're short on time but still fancy an unforgettable adventure, then a short gap is for you! Maybe you have a few months or even just a few weeks to spare? Think of a short gap as an extended holiday with a difference! We offer short gap trips all over the world in a wide range of destinations. Spend a summer abroad or take a winter break from work. See the world in a short spring break or add excitement to your autumn with a short gap adventure abroad.

You can do all sorts of exciting things in a short space of time. Enjoy adventure travel, tours, volunteering, learning new skills and much more. Short gaps are the perfect break for people in university or work, who only have a few weeks to spare for travelling. Discover the world in a short space time with our awesome short gap adventures!

Check out our trips below, or read more about Short Gaps »

Group enjoying a short gap in Thailand

Short adventure tours

Are you seeking new adventures abroad? On a short adventure gap you can pack loads of fun into a short timeframe. Spend one month in Thailand on our action-packed Thai Adventure tour or go adventure-seeking in Vietnam or Bali, with our 12-day intro tours. Make your short gap an unforgettable adventure experience!

Short volunteer experiences abroad

Do you want to make a difference in the short time you have to travel? Go on a rewarding and worthwhile volunteering gap break. Volunteer with kids abroad as a teacher or in a childcare project. Spend a few weeks at an amazing wildlife project. Get involved with vital conservation or marine conservation projects abroad. Becoming a volunteer is an experience you’ll never forget!

Learn new skills on a short gap

If you only have time to take a short trip, why not learn some new skills while you see the world? Learn to scuba dive or surf from some of the planet’s best beaches. Gain teaching skills in paid or voluntary teaching projects around the world. Learn to speak Spanish in stunning South America. Or learn incredible martial arts skills in Asia. Add exciting new skills to your CV on a short gap with a difference!

Go on a short but sweet gap trip and pack in amazing adventures abroad!

15 days

Our 15-day epic South African volunteering and safari adventure! Combines wildlife conservation, community volunteering, stunning safaris, camping in Kruger National Park, adventure activities and exciting excursions. It’s the ultimate African experience!

from £989

9-12 days

See the best of Bali on this 9 or 12-day group adventure tour. Party in paradise & enjoy beach bliss, island adventures, temples, awesome activities, culture and wildlife! 

from £599

9 or 12 days

Spend 9 or 12 days in Vietnam on this action-packed group adventure! Explore bustling cities, go off the beaten track into stunning unspoiled scenery, and learn about local life as you travel through the lush landscapes of Vietnam.

from £649

9 days or longer

Have unforgettable fun in Thailand on our amazing 9-day Thai Intro tour. Explore Bangkok, visit a National Park and party on Koh Phangan on this ultimate whirlwind adventure!

from £599

7 days to 6 months!

Hire a campervan and explore America at your own pace! Stay in funky hand-painted vehicles complete with bedding, cooking equipment and up to 100 free driving miles allowance per day. Whatever you want to do, wherever you want to go – you’re in the driving seat!

from £55

27 days

Discover China on an amazing 27-day round trip tour from Hong Kong. See the Great Wall, the Terracotta Warriors and much more on this epic China Adventure!

from £1,549

10 days or longer

Spend 10 days touring the beautiful island landscapes of the Philippines! Experience authentic island living in seafront tents, and soak up fascinating local culture in isolated villages. Plus - enjoy perfect beaches and gorgeous turquoise waters. An unforgettable experience!

from £889

8 days

All play and no work makes this Sydney intro absolutely bonza! Get 7 days of city adventure, outback beach camp action and wild excursions in Australia’s biggest and best city!

from £579

12 days

Spend 12 days travelling around Bali in style. This flashpacker tour is jam-packed with awesome inclusions, such as a surf lesson and a dolphin-spotting boat cruise, and includes 11 nights of stunning hotel accommodation! Bliss!

from £999

10 or 15 days

Jet over to beautiful Thailand for 10 or 15 days of blissful island living! Discover hidden island beaches and secluded sandy bays, plus enjoy a unique elephant experience in the beautiful countryside of Kanchanaburi!

from £619
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