Nepal - Community Project Travel

From beginning to the end the trip was fantastic. We had two wonderful guides with completely different strengths. Both leaders were very professional and caring. The trek was magnificent. It was well worth climbing to see the wonderful views once we reached Namche Bazaar. Our guides were wonderful. They did a great job of looking out for us on the trek and a fantastic job of looking after us in camp. The food was amazing. The porters were also really friendly and helpful and deserve medals for lugging all our gear around.


The local villagers at Jumbesi made us feel really welcome and put on a special dinner at the monastery. We were overwhelmed with the welcome they gave us and also the thank you. We had a great bunch of other trekkers on the trip and we were all matched up well with our room mates. We were very lucky with the weather and had day after day of awe inspiring views. There is not one bad thing that I can say about the trip. The trip was a life changing experience and I would love to do it all again. I would like to thank everyone involved. And I hope that one day I get to travel again with World Expeditions.

K. Venables | New Zealand
 

Corsica

Corsica

Self-Guided Holidays and Small Group Adventures Europe:  Corsica

Corsica is in the Tyrrhenian Sea in the western Mediterranean, 160 kilometres south-west of the French Riviera and 82kms west of the coast of Tuscany, on the same latitude as Rome.  Often known as the Mountain in the Sea, the highest point is Monte Cintu at 2,710 metres, and there are twenty other mountains of over two thousand metres and an average altitude of 560m. The old mule tracks winding through the inland mountains, coupled with the idyllic coastline, provide an ideal route for a walking holiday of Corsica. With floral diversity (with some 2,980 different plant species), a rich history, charming villages and an ideal climate, it also has the right ingredients for a superb cycling adventure holiday.

Utracks Europe offers a range of guided and self-guided tours to help you cycle, walk and trek your way through Corsica on a small group adventure holiday.


Featured Adventures

Corsica Cycle

A cycle expedition to explore the stunning diversity of Corsica's coast and mountains
 
8 days |
Challenging | Cycling

Corsica GR20 North

Trek the northern half of the famous GR20
 
7 days |
Challenging | Inn to Inn Walking

Corsica GR20 South

Trek the southern half of the famous GR20
 
7 days |
Challenging | Inn to Inn Walking

Crossing Corsica

Discover Corsica's vibrant villages, geological wonders and azure coastline on foot
 
8 days |
Moderate | Inn to Inn Walking

GR20 North Guided Walk

Trek the northern half of the famous GR20
 
7 days |
Challenging | Inn to Inn Walking

GR20 South Guided Walk

A guided walk along the southern section of the famous GR20
 
7 days |
Challenging | Inn to Inn Walking
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The Weather in Corsica

Corsica experiences the classic Mediterranean climate.  Autumn and Spring coastal temperatures range between 15-20 ºC.  June to September (Summer) the coastal temperatures range from 20-27 ºC, although they can rise as high as the late 30’s. 

At higher elevations during the summer months,  the temperatures drop sharply and there may be snow on the highest peaks (generally only to June).
Being a largely mountainous island, the weather can change
rapidly and you should be prepared for some extremes of
temperatures at higher elevations even in summer. The risk of
thunderstorm starts from September onwards. During the rainy
season from October to April, one day in three is generally wet.

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