Want to go on a massive, life changing journey? Whether you’re looking to depart on a full blown gap year or a shorter adventure, check out our massive range of trips and we promise you’ll have your heart set on travel, big time!
The great thing about Real Gap Experience is that you can completely choose your travel style - from four week big 'Experiences', lending a hand on a volunteer projects or shorter two week trips. You could explore Thailand from north to south on our 29 day Thai Experience, learn to scuba dive on our one week course or lend a hand at our Elephant Village. There are options on all sides of the world!
There’s so much to see, the question is: where will you go first?
We've listed our top 10 trips, tried and tested adventures designed for the gap year globetrotter. Get stuck in and see which one is for you!
Epic experiences that encompass the very best of your dream destination. Sightsee, volunteer and head off the beaten track. Your invitation to adventure!
Bite-sized adventures showcasing the best of what the world has to offer. Low on time but ready to feel high on adventure? We have a trip for you!
Get the low down on the high life! Live it up with a group of awesome mates in some exotic locations and enjoy high-octane hedonism designed with you in mind.
Maximise your skills in a dream location. We have a range of experiences to help you find your passion while exploring the world - the perfect gap year!
Calling all travellers! Our tantalising tours are tailor made so that you can explore with ease. Simply choose your dream destination and let us take care of the rest.
Gap year travel does not just have to be about exploring incredible countries around the world. It can also be a unique opportunity to explore the sports and activities you love at home in new and exciting locations.
We're know you guys love to travel and are always looking for another adventure - that's why we're constantly adding exciting new trips and destinations to inspire your wanderlust!
Explore at your own pace, and even create your own route with these fantastic independent adventures
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Live and work in Australia with 12 months' job support and an awesome action-packed intro week in Sydney and Port Stephens. ...more
Up to 12 months
Starting from £599
Travel the length of amazing Thailand, discovering all the country's best bits, from the jungle-covered north to tropical paradise in the south. Loads of... ...more
18 or 25 days
Starting from £1,299
Hit the highlights of the West Coast on this incredible group tour. From the Hollywood Hills to the Golden Gate Bridge, it's the trip of a lifetime. ...more
Starting from £2,009
Travel from coast to coast on this epic American road trip. The biggest and best sights from the Grand Canyon and Yosemite to the Vegas Strip and the Golden... ...more
Starting from £3,895
Experience the best of Japan over 10 or 14 days on this action-packed group tour. Explore Tokyo, relax in Kyoto, party in Osaka and more! ...more
10 or 14 days
Starting from £1,619
Planning a gap year? This trip is the answer to your prayers! It's a classic Asia to Australia backpacker route, through the highlights of Vietnam,... ...more
12 weeks to 1 year
Starting from £5,579
Discover Southeast Asia's best travel destinations on an incredible journey through Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, and Cambodia. ...more
31 or 33 days
Starting from £1,579
Contribute to the lives of young Buddhist monks and immerse yourself in tradition and culture as a monastery volunteer. ...more
Starting from £529
Spend 21 dreamy days in the south of Thailand. Idyllic islands, Bangkok nights, waterfalls and an amazing elephant experience! ...more
15 or 21 days
Starting from £699
Combine the best of a beach holiday with a fitness bootcamp in beautiful Majorca. Expert trainers, weekly excursions and stunning resort accommodation. ...more
Starting from £799