Adventure travel, rather than just being physically strenuous, is really for those seeking a different way to learn, explore and see with their very own eyes fast disappearing remote areas of the world. It is a way to discover the world as it was, pristine and incommensurably beautiful. to discover new countries and meet new friends.
Many tours can have an active ingredient. From trekking the Andes to skiing the Alps, from white-water rafting in Costa Rica to bicycling through Europe, you will travel through beautiful countries, meet the locals, eat well, and rest in very comfortable hotels or best lodges. Activities do not have to be strenuous, you may push yourself a little, if you want, or in many cases, be able to take it comfortably at the pace you decide