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Epic Backpacker Tours was founded by adventure junkies looking to develop the sort of unique trips that we wanted to do ourselves, but could not find anywhere else.

We believe in immersive, active adventures that give you unique access to local people, culture, and incredible landscapes. The result is a travel experience unlike any other.


Experienced Guides

Our experienced guides focus on trip preparedness, group safety, and local knowledge to ensure trips run at the highest possible level. They’re always ready, no matter the situation. 

Remote Destinations

We give you access to places other tour companies don’t go. Sorting out complex logistics in far flung lands in our speciality. We believe in showing you a side of a country previously inaccessible to tourism. 

All Inclusive Trips

Our trips allow guests to focus 100% on the experience. We provide local healthy meals, transportation, professional guides, permit fees, accommodation, etc.

Knowledge & Experience

Our expert staff is extremely knowledgeable about the locations, culture, and terrain we work in. You will walk away from this travel experience having gained a wealth of knowledge about the country you travel to with us.

Small and Mixed Groups

Our groups are always small. We prioritize quality of experience and safety above quantity. On average, we have equal parts men and women who come from a wide variety of nationalities.

One-on-One Trip Preparation

How do we ensure that you are 100% prepared for the journey before the trip starts? Our trip leaders offer one on one pre-trip support and coaching so that when the time comes to depart you are totally ready for the adventure of a lifetime.

What Makes Epic Backpacker Tours Trips Different?

We employ western and local trip leaders who have years of experience guiding in the regions we operate. 

Since our start in 2017, we have become industry leaders in the countries where we operate – driven by two main goals: take our clients on comfortable life-changing journeys to some of the world’s last true adventure destinations while bringing income to local communities that have become like family to us.

The secret sauce of Epic Backpacker Tours is that we are deeply passionate about what we do and the sort of experiences we offer our clients.

Combine that mentality with the skills of our expert staff and our unique network of local contacts and you have the pillars that make a great foundation for authentic travel experiences.

Epic Backpacker Tours is deeply invested in the local communities we work with on a personal level and we strive to keep trip dollars local, while maximizing efforts to make our journeys as eco-friendly and sustainable as possible.

The Quality of Your Experiences Matter

Don’t just take our word for it. Here is what our clients have to say about traveling with Epic Backpacker Tours. 

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Most Frequently Asked Questions

Absolutely not. Without fail, we have at least a handful of vegetarians and vegans on every trip we run. There are typically a wide array of options available for folks with no meat/animal product diets.

This depends on the trip in question. Generally speaking, you DON’T need to have superhuman fitness to enjoy a trip. Because all of our journeys are active adventures, we do encourage our clients to have basic fitness and to generally enjoy spending some time outside.

We require all staff and trip participants to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If you test positive for COVID before coming on one of our trips – no need to worry – we will issue trip credit so that you can join a future adventure. Read more about our Covid Policy here.

Despite what you hear on the mainstream news, Pakistan and Iran are safe for American, UK, European, etc, tourists. Part of the ethos of Epic Backpacker Tours is to smash negative stereotypes associated with these countries by showing you what the media never does. We have never had any of our clients be denied entry or a visa – regardless of nationality.

Part of what makes our trips so awesome is the kind of people attracted to our adventures. On average, our trips are made up of 5-8 different nationalities.

Over the years, we have had a nearly equal amount of men and women travel with us.

The average age of a trip participant is 35. The oldest person to join us was 70 and the youngest was 19.

Epic Backpacker Tours is an American licensed company, though we don’t have any physical offices. Welcome to the modern era! Our staff is international and spread out across four continents.

Didn’t find the answer you were looking for? Shoot us an email or give us a call – we love talking to our guests!

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