Ruins & Archaeology Tours & Trips 2020

88 trips to Ruins & Archaeology tours from 142 tour companies. 849 reviews. 4.8/5 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.
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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.
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Classical music tour of Germany & Austria

Audley Travel
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10 days
$ 672 / day
$ 6,720
From : $ 9,072
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 Mixed
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
  • Watch a show at the Munich Opera House followed by a private, behind-the-scenes tour.
  • Enjoy classic Austrian fare at a Classical Mozart dinner concert.
  • Learn the Viennese waltz at a private lesson in Vienna.
Visits:
Munich, Salzburg, Vienna, Austria, Germany
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Panoramic Switzerland & Italy

Audley Travel
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11 days
$ 626 / day
$ 6,890
From : $ 9,302
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 Mixed
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
  • Combine mountains and lakes.
  • Ride the Glacier Express between Zermatt and St. Moritz.
  • Learn to cook risotto on the shores of Lake Lugano.
  • Relax on Lake Como.
Visits:
Lake Como, St. Moritz, Zermatt, Switzerland
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Lisbon & the Algarve: Portugal Self-Drive tour

Audley Travel
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10 days
$ 357 / day
$ 3,570
From : $ 4,820
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Travel Style : Array Mixed
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
  • Tour Lisbon’s historical heart and sample some local delicacies.
  • Explore the eccentric palaces and gardens of Sintra.
  • Visit Roman ruins in the historic city of Évora in the heart of the Alentejo countryside.
  • Learn how to cook traditional Algarvian Cataplana.
  • Hike the Algarve coastline near Lagos.
Visits:
Algarve, Lisbon, Portugal
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The Rhône-Alpes in depth

Audley Travel
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11 days
$ 624 / day
$ 6,865
From : $ 9,268
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 Mixed
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
  • Experience the gastronomic hub of Lyon.
  • Discover Burgundy and Beaujolais wine regions.
  • Visit the serene Lac d'Annecy.
  • Hike the French Alps.
  • Walk inside an ancient glacier.
Visits:
Chamonix , Geneva, Lyon, France, Switzerland
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Grand tour of Belgium & Luxembourg

Audley Travel
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10 days
$ 568 / day
$ 5,680
From : $ 7,668
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Travel Style : Array Mixed
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
  • Marvel the open-air museum charm of historic Bruges
  • Bike the coast of Flanders with coastal views
  • Absorb the importance of the Battle of the Bulge
  • Treat yourself to a culinary tasting tour of Antwerp.
  • Explore the cliffside tunnels and caves of Luxembourg City
Visits:
Antwerp, Bruges, Brussels, Luxembourg, Belgium
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Highlights of Myanmar

Audley Travel
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11 days
$ 394 / day
$ 4,335
Travel Style : Array Mixed
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 magnificent Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon.
  • Explore the temples of Bagan.
  • Spend the night in the quaint town of Pindaya and enjoy lunch with a local Danu family.
  • Relax and enjoy the serenity of Inle Lake.
Visits:
Bagan, Lake Inle, Mandalay, Yangon, Burma (Myanmar)
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Grand tour of Switzerland

Audley Travel
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Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
13 days
$ 420 / day
$ 5,465
From : $ 7,378
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 Mixed
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
  • Take in the endless vistas at Glacier 3000.
  • Sample traditional Swiss chocolates and cheese.
  • Explore Zermatt's scenic trails with the backdrop of the Matterhorn.
  • Cruise Lake Geneva's smooth waters in style.
Visits:
Geneva, Lucerne, Milan, Zermatt, Zurich, Switzerland
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Highlights of Swedish summer

Audley Travel
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13 days
$ 583 / day
$ 7,585
From : $ 10,240
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Travel Style : Array Mixed
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 cultural Malmö by bicycle, cycling past the Turning Torso skyscraper and Øresund Bridge.
  • Head out on the waters of Stockholm's archipelago, enjoying a traditional Swedish seafood buffet as you go.
  • Visit UNESCO World Heritage Site Drottningholm Palace, one of Europe's most impressive royal estates.
  • Go walking under the midnight sun in Lapland and admire the views in remote Abisko National Park.
  • Enjoy a fast-paced reindeer sleigh ride and learn to lasso with a traditional Sámi guide.
Visits:
Copenhagen, Stockholm, Denmark, Sweden
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In-depth Dubrovnik with private villa stay

Audley Travel
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8 days
$ 743 / day
$ 5,940
From : $ 8,019
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 Mixed
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
  • Bike ride through the Konavle Valley.
  • Explore Dubrovnik's historic city walls.
  • Sail through the Elaphiti Islands on your private yacht.
  • Taste Croatia's top wines and oyster on the Peljesac Peninsula.
  • Relax poolside in your private villa.
Visits:
Croatia, Dubrovnik
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Highlights of Lisbon & Porto

Audley Travel
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Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
7 days
$ 669 / day
$ 4,685
From : $ 6,325
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 Mixed
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
  • Listen to melancholy fado music over a traditional dinner in Lisbon.
  • Learn about Lisbon’s history on a walking tour with stops to sample local delicacies.
  • Witness the whimsical architecture in Sintra.
  • Take a panoramic tour of Porto ending with a port wine tasting.
  • Discover the wines and landscapes of the Douro Valley on a full-day excursion.
Visits:
Lisbon, Porto, Portugal
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Lisbon & the Azores

Audley Travel
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7 days
$ 472 / day
$ 3,305
From : $ 4,462
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Travel Style : Array Mixed
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 the largest city in the Azores, Ponta Delgada, on a private walking tour.
  • Visit the twin lakes of Sete Cidades by bicycle and 4x4.
  • Embark on a whale- and dolphin-watching tour outside Ponta Delgada.
  • Hear traditional Portuguese fado music at a special dinner in Lisbon.
  • Discover the history of Lisbon on a private walking tour.
  • Tour the vibrant and eclectic palaces of Sintra.
Visits:
Lisbon, Portugal
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South Korea in a snapshot

Audley Travel
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9 days
$ 402 / day
$ 3,615
From : $ 4,880
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Travel Style : Array Mixed
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 Gyeongbokgung Palace in Seoul and the changing of the guard.
  • Visit the DMZ on the North Korean border on a guided tour.
  • Explore the archaeologically rich capital of Gyeongju and its surrounding temples and sites.
  • Gaze upon the Busan cityscape from some of the best viewpoints in the city.
Visits:
Busan, Seoul, South Korea
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Madrid to Porto tour

Audley Travel
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9 days
$ 777 / day
$ 6,995
From : $ 9,443
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 Mixed
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
  • Enjoy a panoramic tour of Madrid’s historical sights.
  • Spend time at the palace of El Escorial and the controversial memorial at Valley of the Fallen.
  • Explore the university city of Salamanca.
  • Relax in the peaceful Douro Valley.
  • See pre-historic rock art up close.
  • Explore the history of Porto on a walking tour.
  • Learn how to make a traditional Portuguese country meal.
  • Price includes
  • In-destination transfers
  • Activities and excursions as detailed
Visits:
Douro Valley, Madrid, Porto, Salamanca, Portugal, Spain
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Cultural Croatia: Dubrovnik, Dalmatia & Zagreb

Audley Travel
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Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
12 days
$ 778 / day
$ 9,340
From : $ 12,609
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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
  • Discover the preserved traditional culture of the Konavle Valley.
  • Wander the mosques, churches and bazaars of historic Mostar in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
  • Feast on the local dish of soparnik after seeing it cooked in a family home.
  • Marvel at the natural beauty of Lake Bled and the Julian Alps.
Visits:
Dubrovnik, Lake Bled, Ljubljana, Plitvice Lakes National park, Sibenik, Split, Zagreb, Slovenia
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The Leonardo da Vinci grand tour of Europe

Audley Travel
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Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
12 days
$ 574 / day
$ 6,885
From : $ 9,295
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
  • Examine the Mona Lisa with an expert local guide in the Louvre in Paris.
  • Stroll through Leonardo’s chateau and gardens in the Loire valley where he died.
  • Visit the Queen’s Gallery in Buckingham Palace to view the Royal Collection of da Vinci drawings.
  • Explore a room dedicated to Leonardo’s work on a guided tour of Uffizi Gallery.
Visits:
Amboise Château, British Museum, Buckingham Palace, Florence, Kensington Palace, Loire Valley, London, Milan, Paris, The Louvre, France
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Top Ruins & Archaeology Attractions & Experiences

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    Reaching the end of a long trek to savor your first glimpse of Machu Picchu at sunrise 

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    Stopping at Egypt’s ancient Luxor during a Nile River cruise to gaze in awe at the mammoth temples

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    Paying an early morning call to one of the remote, crumbling sections of the Great Wall of China

    Discovering the mystery behind Stonehenge, England

    Exploring the caves of Longmen Grottoes in China

    Strolling through the ruins of the Roman Forum

    Exploring the temple and pagodas of Bagan, Burma

     

849 Ruins & Archaeology Tour Reviews - Summary 98% Recommend

4.8 out of 5
Excellent 745
Great 75
Average 19
Disappointing 2
Terrible 8
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4.8
Activities
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Lodging
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amazing itinerary

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

Enchanting Peru - Originally, we had planned on putting our own Peru adventure together, however, it became quite daunting not knowing which transportation companies to use, which hotels were conveniently located and how to reliably book all of our activities and related tickets. We were "swirling" and not making progress with our planning. We were actually considering a different destination and basically giving up on visiting Peru. Then, a very good friend (who has been on over 20 SmarTours) forwarded an e-mail to us on the "Enchanting Peru" trip through SmarTours. Our prayers were answered! For a very reasonable price, with an amazing itinerary, all we had to do was to make a telephone call...book it...and pack! There ended up being 14 total people on the trip..., which was perfect. All hotels we stayed in were top notch, each day well planned and the transportation comfortable and reliable. The best thing that happened to us on this trip was that our tour guide was Dagmar Becerra, a resident of Cusco. Dagmar became our teacher, our trusted advisor, a comedian, a kind disciplinarian (when some of us deserved it) and most of all, a friend. We learned more from her in 11 days, than we have in years. Based on this first experience with SmarTours, I plan on booking with them next year...but the next tour guide has big shoes to fill. (Thank you Dagmar - you ARE the BEST!!!)

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Everything else was all but flawless

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

This was my first tour with a large company of any kind, and I wasn't sure what to expect. But I've always wanted to go to Macchu Piccu and wasn't familiar enough with S. America to organize a trip on my own. My choice of Smartours was quite serendipitous. My experience with Smartour was on the whole exemplary. First and foremost, I truly don't know how you keep the prices so low, considering the level of services, accomodation, food and experiences we were given. Our two guides, Lucho and Celestino, were almost frighteningly capable and universally knowledgeable about their country, its history, customs, sites and general info, and worked flawlessly with the other players in the tour, from hotel staffs to bus drivers to security. When we almost ran afoul of a nationwide strike that shut down roads in and around Puno, our schedule was changed and our transporation to the airport for our flight to Lima managed half an hour before the roads closed. Then we had the choice of staying on the comfortable, heated bus or the unheated airport til our check-in time. no drama, no trauma. The hotels were excellent, the Sonesta Posada del Inca Yucay being a favorite, considering it was originally a 16th century monastery that had been updated flawlessly. Meals offered were universally excellent, with optional meal recommendations excellent. I especially appreciated getting to see so much in our ten days, not just Macchu Piccu, but Cuzco, the Sacred Valley and all of the small villages and Incan historic sites there in, Macchu Piccu--of course, and the area around Lake Titicaca. Even the time spent in Lima was delightful and instructive. Thank you for the help of every person involved in making this a real trip of a lifetime. I do have one small suggestion. We arrived in Lima and immediately flew to Cuzco at 12,000 ft.. I was mistaken in that I thought we would be heading to a lower altitude before participating in any activities. But we ate a meal at the top of Cuzco before any of us could acclimate to the altitude. As you know, no matter what kind of shape a person is in, he or she can still have trouble with altitude and not know it til we get there. And so it was for some of us. If possible, it might help to have that first meal down the hill a ways. Yeah, that's it. That's my only suggestion. Everything else was all but flawless. I have been and will continue to recommend Smartour to anyone who asks.

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Fabulous Trip

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

Trip was fabulous, Enrique Virto was a superior host and tour guide. The altitude was a problem for both my husband and I as was the inability to brush our teeth with the water, but the hotels helped with Oxygen and Coca Tea to ease the altitude sickness and Enrique was encouraging and very helpful during the entire trip. He was very considerate of our abilities or inabilities and always considered our group as a whole. He was incredibly informative and knowledgeable about all of the places we visited and his English was excellent. The accommodations were excellent, clean rooms, comfortable beds and very kind and helpful staff. This is my 3rd trip with SmarTours and I will travel with them in the future.

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Operator SmarTours

Great Tour

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

Enrique our tour guide was fantastic . He has a passion for educating his clients about Peru . Our tour of 6 adults were delighted with his care . Smart Tours got us to see all the important places in Peru . Food and accommodation were great too

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Operator SmarTours

Overall a delightful trip

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

The guide was wonderful. Very organized trip. Hotel accommodations exceeded my expectations. The daily activities were very tiring. Perhaps a lighter schedule would be better. Overall a delightful trip

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Operator SmarTours

Recommended Trip

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

We just completed the Enchanting Peru trip. It was fantastic. Our guide Enrique Virto was the best. He made sure that everyone in our group was included in every activity. He was very knowledgable about Peru and it was his home and it made us all feel welcomed to his country. We have been on other tours but Enrique was the best guide ever. We recommend this SmarTour to Peru and ask for Enrique as your guide. It was unfortunate that we did not have him in Lima as our guide. The guide in Lima was fair, but Enrique was the best. All the hotels were top of the line, only complaint is the beds where just a bit bigger than a twin. Luckily there where two bed in our room each night. We have recommended this tour already to a few of our friends. Smartours made this a very easy trip with no worries.

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Operator SmarTours

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"The gladdest moment in human life, me thinks, is a departure into unknown lands."
Sir Richard Burton
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