Trip Activity Levels

Trip Activity Levels

Activity Levels – Picking A Trip That’s Right For You

As we age, we all start to encounter physical limitations that affect our activity levels. This is something to consider before traveling so that we have the best possible experience.

Group travel vendors play a significant role by providing trip activity guidelines. These guidelines are invaluable in helping us select trips that are appropriate for our individual activity and mobility levels. If you have concerns about your mobility and/or health issues that may affect your ability to have the safest and most enjoyable travel experience possible, it’s a good idea to consult your health care provider before committing to a trip.

Overseas Adventure Travel

Activity Levels for Overseas Adventure Travel Trips

Activity Level 1: Easy

Travelers should be able to climb 25 stairs consecutively, plus walk at least 1-2 miles over some uneven surfaces without difficulty. Walks typically last at least 1-2 hours at a time. Altitude can range from zero to 5,000 feet.

Activity Level 2: Moderately Easy

Travelers should be able to climb 40 stairs consecutively, plus walk at least 2-3 miles over some uneven surfaces without difficulty. Walks typically last for at least 2-3 hours at a time. Altitude can range from zero to 5,000 feet.

Activity Level 3: Moderate

Travelers should be able to climb 60 stairs consecutively, plus walk at least 3 miles over some steep slopes and loose or uneven surfaces without difficulty. Walks typically last for 3 or more hours at a time. Altitude can range from 5,000 to 7,000 feet.

Activity Level 4: Moderately Strenuous

Travelers should be able to climb 80 stairs consecutively, plus walk at least 4 miles over some steep slopes and loose or uneven surfaces without difficulty. Walks typically last for 4 or more hours at a time. Altitude can range from 7,000 to 9,000 feet.

Activity Level 5: Strenuous

Travelers should be able to climb 100 or more stairs consecutively, plus walk at least 8 miles over some steep slopes and loose or uneven surfaces without difficulty. Walks typically last for 4 or more hours at a time. Altitude can range from 10,000 feet or more.

* Activity guidelines are provided by our group travel partners.