10 Best History Tour Companies & Reviews | 2024/2025

Best History Tour Companies

Search 58 History tour operators and travel companies, with 16,835 reviews.

# 1
of 79 matches
4.7
18,069 reviews
Type : Global Operator
Service level : standard
Trip Style: Group Tours, Small Ship & Expedition Cruises, Independent / Self-Guided Packages
Age Range: 35-55, 55+

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What they’re known for
Global trips to both classic and exotic destinations with a focus on themed adventures, exciting physical activities and discovery of local culture.
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4.7 Avg. Rating for History Trips|18,069 Reviews for History Trips
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Why we love them
With a huge range of trip styles and themes, they cater to basically every type of traveler out there- even those with super specific interests.
# 2
of 79 matches
4.5
4,514 reviews
Type : Global Operator
Service level : standard
Trip Style: Group Tours, Small Ship & Expedition Cruises
Age Range: families, students, 18-35, 35-55

Health Safety +

What they’re known for
Small group tours for active and adventurous travelers at a range of different price points and service levels.
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4.5 Avg. Rating for History Trips|4,514 Reviews for History Trips
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Why we love them
They’re very committed to sustainable and responsible tourism and contribute to important initiatives like climate action.
# 3
of 79 matches
4.6
42,191 reviews
Type : Global Operator
Service level : standard
Trip Style: Group Tours, River Cruises
Age Range: 35-55, 55+
What they’re known for
Tours and experiences that include everything from the iconic sites to breaking bread with locals, guided by expert travel directors.
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4.6 Avg. Rating for History Trips|42,191 Reviews for History Trips
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Why we love them
Their travelers enjoy 24/7 travel expertise and dedicated service throughout the trips - everything is taken care of.
# 5
of 79 matches
4.6
14,293 reviews
Type : Global Operator
Service level : luxury
Trip Style: Group Tours, River Cruises
Age Range: 35-55, 55+
What they’re known for
Premium worldwide tours for curious travelers who want to get closer to the destination in comfort and style.
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4.6 Avg. Rating for History Trips|14,293 Reviews for History Trips
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Why we love them
They really care about everyone's individual needs on each tour and they have an incredible attention to detail.
# 6
of 79 matches
4.2
5 reviews
Type : Regional Expert
Service level : standard
Trip Style: Group Tours, Independent / Self-Guided Packages
What they’re known for
Experience the best of Ireland & Scotland travel handcrafted by local experts.
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4.2 Avg. Rating for History Trips|5 Reviews for History Trips
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Why we love them
They have a high level of personalized attention and curated itineraries for Ireland & Scotland.
# 9
of 79 matches
4.7
4,132 reviews
Type : Global Operator
Service level : standard
Trip Style: Group Tours, River Cruises
Age Range: 55+
What they’re known for
A huge variety of expertly-guided international trips that include cultural activities unique to the destination.
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4.7 Avg. Rating for History Trips|4,132 Reviews for History Trips
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Why we love them
With a history that spans back to 1918, they have unparalleled expertise in the guided tour industry and can cater to all types of travelers.
# 10
of 79 matches
4.4
2,104 reviews
Type : Regional Expert
Service level : standard
Trip Style: Group Tours
What they’re known for
Worldwide budget tour packages with the travel essentials, with options to tailor your trip.
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4.4 Avg. Rating for History Trips|2,104 Reviews for History Trips
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Why we love them
Their value for money is incredible for the exceptional experiences they offer.
# 11
of 79 matches
4.5
630 reviews
Type : Global Operator
Service level : luxury
Trip Style: Group Tours, Custom Itineraries
What they’re known for
Specially curated small-group luxury worldwide tours with unique VIP experiences.
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4.5 Avg. Rating for History Trips|630 Reviews for History Trips
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Why we love them
They understand that true luxury lies not only in lavish hotels and gourmet dining but also in the immersive experiences that leave a lasting memory.
# 14
of 79 matches
4.9
2,195 reviews
Type : Global Operator
Service level : luxury
Trip Style: Group Tours, River Cruises, Independent / Self-Guided Packages
Age Range: families, 18-35, 35-55, 55+
What they’re known for
VBT Cycling are renowned for offering exceptional guided and self-guided bicycle tours worldwide.
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4.9 Avg. Rating for History Trips|2,195 Reviews for History Trips
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Why we love them
Their unique emphasis on immersive cultural experiences combined with active exploration with personalized cycling experiences.
# 25
of 79 matches
4.7
6,227 reviews
Type : Global Operator
Service level : budget
Trip Style: Group Tours, Small Ship & Expedition Cruises
Age Range: students, 18-35
What they’re known for
Social travel for 18-35 year olds around the world.
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4.7 Avg. Rating for History Trips|6,227 Reviews for History Trips
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Why we love them
Their trips create life-long memories for young people setting off to discover the world.
# 26
of 79 matches
4.6
1,275 reviews
Type : Regional Expert
Service level : standard
Trip Style: Group Tours
Age Range: families, 35-55, 55+
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4.6 Avg. Rating for History Trips|1,275 Reviews for History Trips
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# 42
of 79 matches
4.8
27 reviews
Type : Global Operator
Service level : standard
Trip Style: Group Tours, River Cruises
What they’re known for
This 85-year-old Tour Operator offers proven expertise in travel to exotic destinations and delivers travelers a service-focused experience.
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4.8 Avg. Rating for History Trips|27 Reviews for History Trips
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Why we love them
Their experienced team of international specialists crafts journeys combining authentic experience with high standards of comfort.
# 54
of 79 matches
4.7
385 reviews
Type : Global Operator
Service level : standard
Trip Style: Group Tours, Small Ship & Expedition Cruises, Independent / Self-Guided Packages
Age Range: 55+
What they’re known for
Immersive experiences that prioritize value, authenticity and adventure over luxury touches for older travelers.
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4.7 Avg. Rating for History Trips|385 Reviews for History Trips
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Why we love them
Since their founding in 1977 by trekkers exploring Nepal, they’ve maintained a strong connection to local culture and the “traveler spirit”.
# 55
of 79 matches
5
118 reviews
Type : Regional Expert
Service level : standard
Trip Style: Small Ship & Expedition Cruises, River Cruises
Age Range: 35-55, 55+
What they’re known for
Posh all-inclusive river cruises with fascinating shore excursions in destinations across Europe and Asia.
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5 Avg. Rating for History Trips|118 Reviews for History Trips
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Why we love them
They have the highest staff-to-guest ratio in the river cruise industry and a reputation for excellent service.
# 60
of 79 matches
4.7
41 reviews
Type : Global Operator
Service level : luxury
Trip Style: Small Ship & Expedition Cruises, River Cruises
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4.7 Avg. Rating for History Trips|41 Reviews for History Trips
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# 62
of 79 matches
3.5
30 reviews
Type : Global Operator
Service level : standard
Trip Style: Group Tours, Private Guided Trips, Small Ship & Expedition Cruises
Age Range: families, 18-35, 35-55, 55+
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3.5 Avg. Rating for History Trips|30 Reviews for History Trips
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# 63
of 79 matches
4.9
470 reviews
Type : Global Operator
Service level : standard
Trip Style: Group Tours, Small Ship & Expedition Cruises, River Cruises, Custom Itineraries
Age Range: 55+
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4.9 Avg. Rating for History Trips|470 Reviews for History Trips
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# 64
of 79 matches
4.8
2,366 reviews
Type : Global Operator
Service level : luxury
Trip Style: Group Tours, Private Guided Trips, Small Ship & Expedition Cruises, River Cruises, Custom Itineraries, Independent / Self-Guided Packages
Age Range: 55+
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4.8 Avg. Rating for History Trips|2,366 Reviews for History Trips
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# 68
of 79 matches
4.9
3,574 reviews
Type : Global Operator
Service level : standard
Trip Style: Custom Itineraries
Age Range: families, 18-35, 35-55, 55+
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4.9 Avg. Rating for History Trips|3,574 Reviews for History Trips
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# 69
of 79 matches
4.5
202 reviews
Type : Regional Expert
Service level : standard
Trip Style: Group Tours, Independent / Self-Guided Packages
Age Range: 35-55, 55+
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4.5 Avg. Rating for History Trips|202 Reviews for History Trips
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Best History Tour Companies

Search 58 History tour operators and travel companies, with 16,835 reviews.
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Oct 2018

Provided byExodus Travels

History in the Heat

I've always been interested in Egyptian history and when friends suggested joining this holiday I booked straight away. And it didn't disappoint. Seeing & bein...

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Oct 2018

Provided byExodus Travels

postscript

Sorry, I meant to add that Exodus should perhaps delete the reference to the "library" on the cruise from the Trip Notes. The library consisted of 16 dog-eared bo...

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Oct 2018

Provided byExodus Travels

Nile Cruise

This was a wonderful trip - I enjoyed it enormously. Visit to the temples at Karnak & Luxor Khaled Lotfy was an excellent & inspirational group leader. He ...

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Feb 2018

Provided byExodus Travels

Nile Cruise

I do not have a very long 'bucket list', in fact Egypt is the only destination on it and this holiday did not disappoint. From the flight to Cairo to the flight ho...

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Jan 2018

Provided byExodus Travels

Egypt - Truly a Wonder of the Wordl

I have always dreamt of visiting Egypt and seeing for my self the many ancient wonders going back to the dawn of history. This trip was a dream come true. Having b...

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