History Tours & Trips 2020

2,092 trips to History tours from 515 tour companies. 13,728 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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Kingdoms and Cultures of Eurasia by Private Jet

23 days
$ 3,520 / day
$ 80,950
Travel Style : Array Mixed
Physical Level : Walking or physical activity half to most of day - no carrying equipment. Easy
Lodging Level : The highest level of comfort and service. All accomodations are in four or five star hotels, boutique lodges or high-end homestays. Luxury (5*)
Highlights
  • Fly direct in our private jet so you can make the most of every destination
  • Explore Lisbon
  • Explore the UNESCO World Heritage site of the Merv Oasis
  • Explore the splendid Masjed e-Shah
  • Enjoy tour to the Fin Garden, a 16th-century UNESCO World Heritage
  • Experience 4x4 safari to mountain landscapes of Wadi Khab Al Shamsi
  • Enjoy scenic drive to the UNESCO World Heritage city of Berat
  • Discover the spectacular painted monasteries of Bucovina
  • Visit the San Telmo Museum
  • Embark on a cruise along the clear waters of the Douro River
Visits:
Basque Country, Berat, Bucharest, Douro Valley, Isfahan, Lisbon, Tirana, Albania, Iran, Lithuania, Oman, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Turkmenistan, United Arab Emirates
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Romantic Germany & Impressive Austria

12 days
$ 255 / day
$ 3,059
Travel Style : Array Mixed
Physical Level : Walking or physical activity half to most of day - no carrying equipment. Easy
Lodging Level : 3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards. Comfort (4*)
Highlights
  • Explore Frankfurt
  • Discover Heidelberg, most popular destinations in the country
  • Enjoy the spectacular views of the Alps
  • Visit to Neuschwanstein Castle
  • Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Innsbruck
  • Explore Vienna and its surroundings
  • Visit the world famous Mirabell Gardens
Visits:
Alps, Frankfurt, Heidelberg, Hofburg Imperial Palace, Lake District, Linz, Munich, Neuschwanstein Castle, Salzburg, Vienna, Wachau, Austria, Germany
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Beijing 3 nights 4 days

4 days
$ 178 / day
$ 710
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
  • See the Great Wall or "Long Wall of Ten Thousand Li" in traditional Chinese
  • Explore Beijing
  • Visit Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven Summper Palace with lunch
  • Visit Great Wall Badaling, Sacred Way with lunch
Visits:
Beijing, Great Wall of China, The Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, China
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Bangkok 3 nights 4 days

4 days
$ 108 / day
$ 430
Travel Style : Array Relaxed
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
  • Visit the fascinating Damnoen Saduak Floating Market
  • Explore Bangkok
  • Visit the Grand Palace, and view ts lavish Coronational Hall
  • See the stunning Temple of the Emerald Buddha and beautiful Golden Buddha Temple
Visits:
Thailand
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Siem Reap 4 Days 3 Nights

4 days
$ 105 / day
$ 420
Travel Style : Array Relaxed
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
  • Explore wondrous Angkor Wat, the crown jewel of Khmer architecture
  • Visit Angkor Thom
  • Visit to Ta Prohm, Ta Keo, Chau Say Tevoda, Roluos Groups Temples and teh Chantiers Ecoles
Visits:
Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Hanoi & Saigon 5 nights 6 days

6 days
$ 150 / day
$ 900
Travel Style : Array Relaxed
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
  • Visiting the Hanoi Hilton (Hoa Lo Prison) which was a prison used by the French colonists
  • Enjoy the excursion to Cu Chi Tunnels
  • Visit the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum
  • Explore Hanoi
  • Visit Hoan Kiem Lake which contains an islet with the tiny Tortoise Pagoda
Visits:
Cu Chi Tunnels, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh, Saigon, Vietnam
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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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Top History Attractions & Experiences

Top History Experiences

    Learning about the Inca civilization in Peru

    Visiting the 3000 years old Pyramids of Giza

    Seeing the Colosseum and the Forum in Rome

    Visiting Neuschwanstein Castle in Germany, once a protective fortresses now a beautiful castle

    Listening to the various theories of the purpose of Neolithic monument, Stonehenge

    Seeing the magnificent Great Wall of China

    Finding yourself travelling back to ancient civilization while the tour guides narrate the stories

    Taking a small ship cruise to explore the surroundings

13,728 History Tour Reviews - Summary 93% Recommend

4.6 out of 5
Excellent 9,649
Great 3,114
Average 643
Disappointing 177
Terrible 145
Value
4.6
Guide
4.6
Activities
4.6
Lodging
4.6
Transportation
4.6
Meals
4.6

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All well so far

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

All well so far . . . .

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LE MIGLIORI VACANZE FLUVIALI MAI PROVATE

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

LE MIE PLURIMA ESPERIENZA CON VOI NON MI HANNO MAI DELUSO.... DIMENTICAVO UN PARTICOLARE RINGRAZIAMENTO ALLA SIG.RA ANNALISA CAVAGNA.

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Operator Le boat

Satisfied customer Ease of booking,excellent experience…

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

Ease of booking,excellent experience when dealing with staff on the phone. Prompt service and ver helpful knowledgeable staff.

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Canal Du Midi, France

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

Linda, the salesperson was so very helpful and answered my multitude of questions as I planned what we should do. She made valuable suggestions about our trip which helped guide our final decisions.

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Operator Le boat

Service vor Ort

4.0
  • Value 4.0
  • Guide 4.0
  • Activities 4.0
  • Lodging 4.0
  • Transportation 4.0
  • Meals 4.0

Übersicht ist ausbaubar.

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Operator Le boat

I would like to visit the Base at…

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

I would like to visit the Base at Portumna before our trip to see the boat and get a general briefing

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