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6 Reasons Why You Should Book With The Big Adventure Company

When it comes to booking an adventure holiday we appreciate that choosing the right company to go with can be a tough decision. We understand that you will want to do your research and find out more about the company, check out their itineraries, photos and videos, and read testimonials from people who have previously travelled with them.

To assist you with your decision making process we’ve put together ‘6 reasons why you should book with The Big Adventure Company’. We hope this helps, however if you want to be sure that a TBAC adventure is right for you, please give us a call on +44 1225 634000 – we’d love to have a chat with you!

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6 Reasons Why We Love Bolivia

With its fascinating history, rich culture, colourful markets, and breathtaking and diverse landscapes (including the Amazon rainforest, the Andes Mountains and the high altitude deserts of the Altiplano), Bolivia is a country like no other.

We run our Bolivia Motorbike & Jeep Adventures in April and September of each year and with each visit we become even more enthralled by this incredible South American country. Here are 6 reasons why The Big Adventure Company loves Bolivia.

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Our Big Thailand Adventure

The Golden Triangle region of northern Thailand is dirt bike paradise and riders can expect rocky climbs, jungle trails and river crossings, plus of course stunning mountain views, spectacular waterfalls, ancient temples and a unique opportunity to ride through remote hill tribe villages.

We ran a recce trip to Thailand in 2014, and in October 2015 Steve led our first official Thailand Dirt Bike Adventure. It was a fantastic trip, and for one rider in particular it was a definitely a ‘Big Adventure’ as he’d never done anything like this before.

Thailand Dirt Bike Adventure - October 2015

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Our Big Nepal Adventure by Matt Hogg - Part 3

Here is the 3rd and final instalment of Matt Hogg's brilliant blog about his trip to Nepal in September 2015. 

Matt led our Nepal Dirt Bike Adventure and the group certainly faced some tough riding conditions as it was the tail end of the rainy season, but they all came together as one team and pushed through the challenges to have an epic time on their Himalayan adventure. A huge well done and thank you to Matt for leading his first trip and bringing the troops back safe!

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Our Big Nepal Adventure by Matt Hogg - Part 2

Here is Part 2 of Matt Hogg's fantastic blog which he wrote whilst leading our Nepal Dirt Bike Adventure in September 2015.

In this post you can read about their adventures from Pokhara to Beni and then Tatopani, then up to the dry barren alpine of Jomsom and onwards to the Muktinath Temple which sits at about 3800m above sea level. Our favourite part of this post is Matt's opening line on Day 7 where he says 'If this trip were a meal, ride day seven would be the main course. The Christmas Turkey. And we carved it like starved beggars on 250cc dirt bikes!'. Brilliant. 

Nepal Dirt Bike Adventure - September 2015

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Our Big Nepal Adventure by Matt Hogg - Part 1

In September Matt Hogg returned to Kathmandu to lead our first Nepal Dirt Bike Adventure since the devastating earthquake earlier this year. Matt joined us on our Nepal trip in April and he was assistant team leader on our Bolivia trip in June, and we were delighted that he was up for the challenge of leading this off-road adventure in Nepal along with our fantastic local team.

Matt has written a fantastic account of his time in Nepal which we will publish in 3 separate posts. Here is Part 1. Enjoy! 

Matt Hogg

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5 Reasons Why We Love Burma


Often referred to as ‘The Golden Land’, Burma is one of the most mysterious and undiscovered countries in the world. Having only recently opened its borders to tourists, this magical country is on the cusp of great change and we urge you to visit Burma now before everyone else goes.

We ran our first ‘Burma Motorcycle Adventure’ in January 2015 and it was a great success.  We secured the necessary government permissions, permits and guides to allow us to ride in this very secretive country and we spent 2 weeks visiting the ancient temples and pagodas of Mandalay, Bagan and Inle Lake.

We were all completely enchanted by Burma and we’re extremely excited about returning to this incredible country in 2016. Here are 5 reasons why The Big Adventure Company loves Burma. 


 

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Mini Big Adventures in Romania

When setting up The Big Adventure Company in 2014 we felt there was a need for shorter trips in a European country. All our other trips are long haul and we understand that people can’t take always go away for 2 weeks due to work commitments, family holidays, etc. We’d heard amazing things about Romania and we were certain that this would be the perfect country for our mini Big Adventures.

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Our Big Cambodian Adventure

In early 2015 Neil Petersen and his friend Neil Whitehead travelled to Southeast Asia where they had the opportunity to leave their ‘real world’ for a few weeks and enjoy their true passions in life - taking photographs and riding motorcycles. Their trip started with a flight to Bangkok and then a short flight to Chiang Mai in northern Thailand. From Chiang Mai they travelled into and through Laos and then into Cambodia.

We were delighted that they chose to join us on our Cambodia Dirt Bike Adventure where we explored the jungles and ancient temples of this fascinating country.

Here is Neil Petersen’s fantastic blog about their big Cambodian adventure and you can read more about their southeast Asia trip on his website – www.dotpix.co.uk

The middle of rubber plantation country

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