Adventure Travel Ratings: KE Adventure Travel - National Geographic Adventure Magazine

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Overall Score
94.80

Rating Criteria Scores

Overall94.80
Quality of Service93.00
Sustainability92.50
Spirit of Adventure96.50
Education92.00
Client Satisfaction100.00
Price$$

Outfitter's Primary Activity

  • Hiking/Trekking

Outfitter's Other Activities

  • Nature and Wildlife
  • Biking/Cycling
  • Cultural Encounters
  • Exploratory Trips
  • Family Adventures
  • Hiking/Trekking
  • Mountaineering/Climbing
  • Multisport
  • Photography Adventures
  • Skiing/Snowboarding
  • Voluntourism

KE Adventure Travel

Photo:

KE stands for Karakoram Experience—a nod to the company's origins as a guide service for K2 mountaineers in the Karakoram Range—and it now offers 300-plus mountain treks worldwide. Many wend through iconic ranges (the Himalaya, the Alps), but a few enter surprising locales like Cuba and the island of Reunion (east of Madagascar). Don't worry, none are as tough as K2.

Signature Trip: Zanskar’s Wild West; multisport; 22 days; India

New in 2009

  • Name:Lake Baikal Trekking Adventure
  • Destination:Siberia
  • Duration:14 days
  • Price:$3,715

Website

www.keadventure.com

Countries Visited

  • Africa:Botswana, Algeria, Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, Libya, Morocco, Madagascar, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia
  • Asia:Bhutan, Indonesia, India, Japan, Kyrgyzstan, Cambodia, Kazakhstan, Laos, Mongolia, Malaysia, Nepal, Pakistan, Thailand, Tajikistan, Turkey, Taiwan, Uzbekistan, Vietnam
  • Europe:Bulgaria, Switzerland, Spain, Finland, France, Greece, Iceland, Italy, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Sweden, Slovenia, Slovakia
  • Latin America:Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico, Nicaragua, Peru, Venezuela
  • Oceania:New Zealand
  • U.S. & Canada:Canada, United States
Photograph courtesy of KE Adventure Travel
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