The colourful Northern Lights

Short tours for long weekends

You don’t need to have tons of time to tick destinations and experiences off your bucket list. We have a range of three and four-day tours for long weekends that are perfect for travellers short on time keen to pack in as much as possible, or travellers new to active holiday experiences who want to test the waters…

trekkers enjoy ice cream on hiking trip in romania with utracks travel

UTracks Review: Hiking in Romania

Christine from Canada completed the Transylvania Castles & Mountains trip in May 2018 with one of her favourite hiking buddies, her daughter Esther. She answered some questions for us about this misunderstood country, how she trained for the holiday, trip highlights, her biggest challenges and, perhaps the most important element of any holiday: food and drink. Romania…

European Alps refuge accommodation

Alps Accommodation: Dorms or Private rooms?

Is staying in dormitory-style accommodation all it’s cracked up to be or is it worth paying extra and upgrading to a private room on your alpine walking holiday? This question doesn’t have a straightforward answer. It comes down to a matter of personal taste and a range of factors. Understanding what type of traveller you…