Gap Year 100: the best travel companies for adventure

Want a gap year you won't forget? You'll do well to check out the firms listed below
Want a gap year you won't forget? You'll do well to check out the firms listed below

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Our annual directory of the best gap year travel companies and websites.


82. The Adventure People (0208 004 8886;

An online supermarket for adventure trips. Browse and compare trips from big-name providers like Exodus and G Adventures, as well as smaller companies. Sometimes they have seasonal sales and their staff are always at the end of the phone, ready to dispense advice to nervy travellers. 

83. Dragoman (01728 861133;

Overlanding and adventure travel company specialising in Asia, South America and the Middle East. Trips - which are carried out in specially adapted overland trucks - range in length from a few days to multiple months. A 38-day journey from Cartageno in Colombia to Lima in Peru costs almost £1,850 and includes travel, accommodation, food and all tickets/entrance fees. A kitty of $1,130 is recommended. 

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