Guided Group Tours & Trips 2020

2,721 trips to Guided Group tours from 1,162 tour companies. 110,959 reviews. 4.6/5 avg rating.

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Style Style Small Group Tour Small groups are usually defined as between 10 and 24 travelers, often less. If you're the kind of person who enjoys more intimate experiences and personal service this is a good choice. All else being equal you will pay a premium for this style vs a larger group tour.
Private Guided Private tours give you the undivided attention of a guide, and often involve special access to sites and unique experiences not available to larger groups. This is a great option for families, couples, and small friend groups. Expect to pay a bit more for the extra service.
Self Guided Tour A travel company plans your itinerary and arranges all the logistics including lodging, local activities, and transportantion. You have the flexibility of a solo trip while still getting the convience and time savings of expert planning. Get 90% of the benefits of a tour, without a guide.
Group Tour Groups are between 25-60 people, typically ~30-40. Usually there will be many opportunities to split off and enjoy meals and excursions in smaller groups. This is the most economical way to travel, saving up to 40% versus booking the same itinerary yourself.
River Cruise These vessels are smaller than most ocean cruisers, limiting which amenties are available. Passenger counts can vary. One of the biggest advantages of a river cruise is the ability to dock at smaller ports and local villages.
Small Ship Cruise Small ship cruises usually have a max passenger count of 500. The primary purpose of these trips is to spend time off the vessel in local ports (e.g. Mediterranean) or experiencing nature (e.g Galapagos or Antarctica). Cabins can vary from budget to luxury.
Large Ship Cruise This is the "floating city" experience, with multiple ways to enjoy your vacation aboard the ship as much as on land. Ships are multiple floors, provide several activities, culinary, and shopping options. They often make fewer stops and have less time available for shore excursions.
Retreats Similar to a self guided tour but staying in one location only with activities and day outings included as a part of the stay.

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Lodging Level Lodging Level Camping Typically involves most nights sleeping in tents (sometimes permanent tented sites) or in rustic cabins and lodges.
Basic - 2 star You'll stay in no-frills, but clean and comfortable, hotels or guesthouses. A 'Basic' trip might also involve a few nights of camping.
Value - 3 star Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.
Premium - 4 star 3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.
Luxury - 5 star The highest level of comfort and service. All accomodations are in four or five star hotels, boutique lodges or high-end homestays.

Physical Level Physical Level Very Easy Minimal walking - motor vehicles available for all major parts of trip.
Easy Normal generally flat walking in urban or suburban environments.
Moderate Walking or physical activity half to most of day - no carrying equipment.
Strenuous All or most of day hiking or biking, hills included.
Extreme Very challenging all day hiking and backpacking carrying significant equipment.

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Travel Style Travel Style Flexible schedule A lot of free time, with very few inclusions. Ideal for independent and/or low-key travelers and cruisers.
Full schedule For those looking to maximize their sight seeing time. You thrive on a packed day’s schedule from 8 am to 6pm, with some (but limited) free time. Most activities and meals included.
Balanced schedule You will have solid amounts of both free time and structured time with some activities and meals included.

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Solo Friendly Solo Friendly Good for Singles Trips that specifically cater to travelers looking to meet other singles.
No Single Supplement Trips where single supplement is usually not required for solo travelers.

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WorldStrides Oxbridge Academic Company Reviews

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Travel Style : Array Full on
Physical Level : Normal generally flat walking in urban or suburban environments. Very Easy
Lodging Level : Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels. Value (3*)
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WorldStrides Explorica Company Reviews

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Travel Style : Array Full on
Physical Level : Normal generally flat walking in urban or suburban environments. Very Easy
Lodging Level : Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels. Value (3*)
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Alaska Prospector

11 days
$ 509 / day
$ 5,599
From : $ 7,559
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Travel Style : Array Full on
Physical Level : Walking or physical activity half to most of day - no carrying equipment. Easy
Lodging Level : Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels. Value (3*)
Highlights
  • Scenic drive along Turnagain Arm
  • Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center
  • Alyeska’s Aerial Tram
  • Begich Boggs Visitor Center in Portage
  • Glacier & Wildlife Cruise on Prince William Sound
  • Denali National Park Tundra Wilderness Tour
  • The Anchorage Museum
  • Alaska Native Heritage Center
Visits:
Alaska, Anchorage, Chugach Mountains, Denali National Park, Valdez, United States
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Malta & Sicily Explorer

9 days
$ 255 / day
$ 2,295
Travel Style : Array Mixed
Physical Level : All or most of day hiking or biking, hills included. Moderate
Lodging Level : Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels. Value (3*)
Highlights
  • 3 Nights in Malta
  • Explore Valetta City Tour
  • Enjoy Valetta Harbor Cruise
  • Grand Masters Palace
  • Explore Mdina
  • Marsaxlokk
  • Ghar Dalam
  • Hagar Qim
  • High Speed Ferry from Malta to Sicily
  • Siracusa Greek & Roman Amphitheaters
  • Taormina Walking Tour
  • Agrigento
  • Valley of the Temples
  • Palermo
  • Teatro Massimo
  • 2 Nights in Palermo
Visits:
Agrigento, Hagar Qim Temples, Marsaxlokk, Mdina, Mount Etna, Palermo, Sicily, Valletta, Italy, Malta
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Montreal, Quebec City & Canadian Maritimes

11 days
$ 482 / day
$ 5,299
From : $ 7,154
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
Travel Style : Array Full on
Physical Level : Walking or physical activity half to most of day - no carrying equipment. Easy
Lodging Level : Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels. Value (3*)
Highlights
  • Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré Shrine
  • Albert Gilles Copper Art Studio & Museum
  • Montmorency Waterfall
  • Green Gables Heritage Place
  • Prince Edward Island National Park
Visits:
Montreal, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Canada
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EF College Study Tours Company Reviews

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Travel Style : Array Full on
Physical Level : Normal generally flat walking in urban or suburban environments. Very Easy
Lodging Level : Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels. Value (3*)
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110,959 Guided Group Tour Reviews - Summary 95% Recommend

4.6 out of 5
Excellent 84,471
Great 20,183
Average 2,225
Disappointing 918
Terrible 3,162
Value
4.6
Guide
4.6
Activities
4.6
Lodging
4.6
Transportation
4.6
Meals
4.6

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The staff is most efficient and kind.

5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0

The staff is most efficient and kind.

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Operator Uniworld

Personnel were all very polite and happy to serve.

5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0

Personnel were all very polite and happy to serve. Service was timely and professional. Most remembered your preferences and were prepared to assist.

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Operator Uniworld

Our guide, Patrick, was one of the most thoughtful, knowledgeable, and articulate people we had ever met!

5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0

Our guide, Patrick, was one of the most thoughtful, knowledgeable, and articulate people we had ever met! He made sure there was something for everyone, shouted out personal details for everyone, and created a familial atmosphere to help everyone relax and learn together. The local knowledge he and his local counterparts provided added layers of context and history to every beautiful site was saw. He advocated extensively for those with allergies to get real food and not miss out on delicacies, which is a level of compassion I rarely see in the service industry. He made everything memorable and the trip would not have had the level of magic that we will forever remember without him.

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Operator Trafalgar

hotels was good, coach was good, experiences was good, tour guide and bus driver was great.

5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0

hotels was good, coach was good, experiences was good, tour guide and bus driver was great.

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Operator Trafalgar

Best of Italy was excellent course.

5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0

Tour ****** Shasa was excellent reading group.
Kind and nice organized. I guess everybody was happy.

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Operator Trafalgar

Well organized

5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0

Well organized. Sasha the tour guide was awesome! Sets expectations, gives you all the useful information. I would definitely go with him again if opportunity comes.

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Operator Trafalgar

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