Last Minute Summer Holiday Trips | Real Gap Experience Blog

Last Minute Summer Holiday Trips

Looking for a last-minute summer adventure? Check out these fantastic trips around the world!

These adventures are all short enough to fit into your summer holiday but still pack a punch that’ll leave you with millions of amazing summer memories.

Don’t waste your days off lazing around the house watching repeats of Love Island. Book one of these trips and make this an incredible summer to remember!


Thai Experience (18-29 days) 21st July, 24th July or 27th July 2018

Discover beautiful Thailand on this action-packed group adventure! Explore bustling Bangkok, meet elephants in the Thai countryside, trek through the Northern foothills and catch an epic Full Moon Party on Koh Pha Ngan. Book the 25-day option for more beach bliss on the islands of Koh Samui and Koh Tao!


South Africa Horse Riding & Volunteer Experience (2-4 weeks) 1st August 2018

Jet over to South Africa and spend time as a volunteer on a beautiful country estate in the Mpumalanga province. Improve your riding skills, groom the horses, ride the trails and help organise events and shows. You’ll also help out at a local school, teaching animal welfare to kids!


Ultimate Cambodia & Vietnam (30 days) 30th July 2018

Discover these two beautiful Southeast Asian countries on one unforgettable tour! Explore the iconic Angkor Wat temple complex, chill on the paradise island of Koh Rong Samloem, discover the bustling streets of Ho Chi Minh City and wander the lamplit alleys of Hoi An. It’s a spectacular group adventure!


Bali Beaches (8-13 days) 6th August 2018

Enjoy beach bliss in Indonesia. Meet monkeys, swim with sea turtles, learn to surf, discover the unspoilt island of Gili Trawangan and learn about local culture with a Sasak tribe. With 8 or 13-day options available, this trip can fit any summer holiday schedule!


South Africa Experience (2 weeks) 20th August 2018

Combine wildlife volunteering with road trip adventures on this fantastic 2-week trip. Kick off with a volunteer experience on a beautiful game reserve, where you’ll spot amazing wildlife including the Big 5. Then travel along the Garden Route, one of the greatest road trips in the world!


East Coast Tour – Sydney to Cairns (2 weeks) 12th August 2018

It might be winter there, but you’ll still enjoy beautiful weather and scorching temperatures in Australia! Travel along the incredible Australian East Coast, ticking off the biggest and best destinations along the way. Go snorkeling at the Great Barrier Reef, hit Fraser Island in a 4x4, enjoy a sailing experience around the Whitsundays Islands, and much more.


Thailand Island Hopping (10 or 15 days) 19th August 2018

Discover Thailand’s beautiful southern islands on this exquisite island-hopping adventure! Check out Koh Phi Phi, Koh Phangan, & Koh Tao, and enjoy boat trips, snorkeling and an elephant experience. Not bad for a summer holiday!


Costa Rica Discovery (2 weeks) 5th August 2018

Head to Central America and discover the beautiful cities and landscapes of Costa Rica. Explore San José, check out the mighty Arenal Volcano, wander the atmospheric cloud forest of Monteverde, learn to surf in Santa Teresa, and more!


Nothing tickling your fancy? Check out our other amazing trips and discover your dream summer holiday adventure.

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