Hongkonger Cyrus Hung recently returned from an expedition in Iraqi Kurdistan with independent expeditionary travel company Secret Compass. Photo: Cyrus Hung

Expedition travel on rise as interest in adventure holidays grows – are you fit enough to make the cut?

Like Hongkonger Cyrus Hung, who joined an expedition in the mountains of Iraq, travellers are going to increasing lengths to get off the beaten track - on trips where it’s the travel agent who picks you, not the other way round

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Hongkonger Cyrus Hung recently returned from an expedition in Iraqi Kurdistan with independent expeditionary travel company Secret Compass. Photo: Cyrus Hung
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Jamie Carter

Jamie Carter

Jamie has been writing about travel, technology and astronomy for SCMP.com for almost a decade. He's visited over 60 countries, picking up travel hacks and tech tips along the way. However, he's usually in search of wilderness and dark skies to indulge his joint interests of photography and stargazing. Astronomy and travel clash in his latest venture, WhenIsTheNextEclipse.com