Traveling with a group can be a great way to explore the world, as it takes the hassle out of planning and allows you to focus on enjoying your vacation. There are many tour companies that offer guided trips to destinations around the world, from Antarctica to Africa. Some specialize in small groups, while others offer larger tours. In this article, we'll take a look at some of the best travel tour companies and group trips available on every continent.
Trafalgar is one of the oldest and most renowned tour operators in the world. They offer more than 230 different itineraries around the world, which can also be customized for even the most selective travelers. G Adventures is another popular option for those looking for an affordable group trip that covers the whole world, from Croatia to Tanzania. Eco-conscious travelers may want to consider a group vacation with Intrepid Travel, which is known for its active stance on climate action and sustainable travel.
Intrepid offers family-friendly tours, as well as more strenuous walking and cycling tours. Young Pioneer Tours specializes in “affordable trips” to destinations that your mother would prefer you not to go to, such as Turkmenistan, Eritrea, Iran and Transnistria. When booking with Young Pioneer Tours, mention the code DPRKOUT when booking to get a free t-shirt and an exclusive travel guide for North Korea. Encounters Travel is an English company with more than 50 years of experience that offers small group trips of up to 20 travelers, as well as private tour services. For those looking for a more luxurious experience, Collette's small-group exploration tours allow 14 to 24 people per tour, while their classic group tours can be up to 44 people.
Grand Circle Travel is another popular option for travelers over 50 years old. Classic Journeys offers luxury group tours to destinations around the world and is specially designed for travelers interested in wildlife or local food and drink. Backroads is ideal for those with an active lifestyle who want to take a group tour, as they specialize in walking and cycling tours. Tauck operates group land trips on all seven continents (as well as river tours in Europe and small boat tours around the world). They serve families, couples and individuals traveling alone.
Finally, Tourradar is a great resource for those looking for guided tours of all kinds; simply enter the destination you would like to visit, the month and the year and Tourradar will give you a huge list of options.