Walking the Camino de Santiago is one of the popular choices to celebrate retirement
The day has come that you are ready to retire. And when that day finally arrives you might just get up in the morning, look in the mirror and ask yourself: "Now what? How do I fill my days?".
We hear it from many retirees - they have never been busier. And part of the reason is that they are all having a lot of fun travelling.
Here are some ideas to fill your days with travel and tours now that you are retired.
Walk the Camino de Santiago An ancient networks of pilgrimage trails runs throughout Europe, culminating in the final stage from the French town of St. Jean-Pied-du-Port to Santiago de Compostella in northwestern Spain. A deeply spiritual experience for some and a scenic hike for others, the Camino is sure to give you an amazing experience. The Full Spanish Camino
Raise funds while travelling Challenge yourself AND do something good! Summit Africa's highest mountain via the Rongai Route to help raise funds for your favourite charity. The key is to tap into your different networks, friends, family and the broader community and to try different ways of fundraising. From running a BBQ day, to hosting a movie night in local cinema, or an afternoon tea or fun dinner event. Then join one of our Climb Kilimanjaro Open Adventure Challenge
Visit the Holy Land If you grew up in one of the monotheistic faiths, a pilgrimage to the holy sites in Israel and the Palestinian Territories may be on your bucket list. Walk in the footsteps of Jesus in Galilee and Jerusalem, pray at the Western Wall, or visit the Al Aqsa Mosque and Dome of the Rock. Journey Through Israel & the Palestinian Territories
Take a European river cruise
While you have done active adventures all your life, retirement may a good time to have a more sedate trip on which you sample the finer things life has to offer. Enter a European River Cruise. Our favourite route? The Danube. Do it on a budget, in style or in luxury.
Take a really, really long trip
Now that you have time on your hands and the boss doesn't want you back at your desk after a paltry two weeks, go for a really, really long trip. Go ahead, you deserve it! If you can get away for only a month, Discover South East Asia. It takes six weeks to travel the Silk Road, eight weeks to see all of India by train, nine weeks for a pilgrimage from Switzerland to Rome along the Francigena Way, five months to hike the full width of the Himalaya and a full seven months to travel from Alaska to Rio.
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