Get a Real Experience

Get a Real Experience

Our amazing Experience Trips are a unique mix of adventure, volunteering, culture and excitement all rolled into one! These trips are perfect if you're looking to see all the best bits of a country in just a few weeks. You'll be with a small group so will definitely make friends as you travel and the expert local guides will make sure you get the most out of our time.

What makes a Real Experience?

Adventure On each Experience trip there are a host of adventurous activities that will have your heart racing and your eyes popping!

Volunteering You'll get to give something back and make a difference with optional community and conservation projects built into most trips.

Culture You'll get the chance to get an insider's view of everyday life from attending traditional ceremonies to visiting sacred sites.

Local highlights These trips are designed so you can take in all of the must-see highlights in just a few weeks without missing out on the hidden gems!

Our Top Real Experiences


Thailand Experience

Experience adventure travel in Thailand with all the best bits packed into just four weeks!

Vietnam Experience

Vietnam adventure holiday – the best bits packed into just four weeks.


China Experience

From the Great Wall of China to the Terracotta Warriors of Xi'an, you'll be blown away by the sights and sounds of this country.

India Experience

If you want to make the most of your gap year, our India experience programme will not disappoint.


Costa Rica Experience

Our Costa Rica experience allows you to explore some of the most exciting sights and sounds the country has to offer.

Peru Experience

Climb to the awesome in Machu Picchu in Peru, lost city of the Inca, glowing at sunrise high in the Andes.


South Africa Experience

This fantastic South Africa experience gives you the best South Africa has to offer, all packed into just two weeks!

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Experience questions...

Still got a few questions, check out frequently asked Experience questions below...

Q: Where can I go?

A: Whether you want to discover your spiritual side in a Tibetan monastery or take the plunge with a bungee jump in South Africa, there are a host of options across Africa, Asia and Latin America.

Q: Who will I be with?

A: You'll be travelling with a group of other likeminded explorers so you'll be sure to make new friends and expert local guides help you immerse yourself in the local culture.

Q: What makes them special?

A: Fantastic value for money, you'll get all the best bits of what Real Gap offers. Whether you have 2 or 4 weeks you'll be sure to see the country from the inside! Perfect if you have a tight schedule and small budget!