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The Best of Spain tour

Cultural

4.9 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
12 Days
$ 233 per day
Type: Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: Spain, Barcelona, Córdoba, Granada, Madrid, Palace of Versailles, Seville, Sierra Nevada, Toledo, Valencia
From
$ 2,799

Highlights

  • Explore Madrid
  • Visit Prado Museum 
  • Admire El Greco’s masterpiece, The Burial of the Count of Orgaz in Santo Tome Church
  • View the Moorish architecture of the Giralda Tower overlooking the Guadalquivir River
  • Visit the splendid Alhambra Palace
  • Visit the famed Sagrada Familia, a large, unfinished Catholic Basilica
  • Visit Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter
  • Enjoy the scenic views of plazas when you drive along the La Rambla  Boulevard
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Costa Rica Natural Paradise tour

Nature & Wildlife, Birding

4.7 | Excellent | 26 Reviews
8 Days
$ 149 per day
Type: Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Very Easy

Very Easy Physical LevelMinimal walking. Motor vehicles for all major parts of trip. Wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Most cruises.

Visits: Costa Rica, Manuel Antonio National Park, Pacific Ocean
From
$ 1,195

Highlights

  • Visit Manuael Antonic National Park
  • Enjoy bird watching
  • See Coffee plantation
  • See Butterfly garden.
  • Visit Wildlife Rescue Center
  • Visit Leatherback Turtle National Park
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Best of Thailand

Cultural, Local Immersion & Homestays

4.9 | Excellent | 42 Reviews
8 Days
$ 135 per day
Type: Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Moderate

Moderate Physical LevelRegular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.

Visits: Thailand, Bangkok
From
$ 1,078

Highlights

  • Welcome Meeting.
  • Bangkok Guided City Tour.
  • Sightseeing Kanchanaburi.
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Splendors of South Africa & Victoria Falls tour

Safari, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks

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4.8 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
12 Days
$ 231 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star

Premium - 4 star Lodging Level3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: South Africa, Zimbabwe, Cape of Good Hope, Cape Town, Johannesburg, Kruger National Park, Robben Island, Table Mountain, Victoria Falls, Zambezi River
From
$ 2,773

Highlights

  • CAPE TOWN: Visit Cape Point Nature Reserve, a colony of African penguins, and the Bo-Kaap Museum; funicular ride to old Cape Point lighthouse; guided walking tour of the Bo-Kaap area; Cape Malay cooking class; cable-car ride up Table Mountain
  • KAPAMA PRIVATE GAME RESERVE: Six game drives in an open-air 4-wheel-drive Land Rover; optional bush walk; sundowner drinks
  • JOHANNESBURG: Guided tour of Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite Soweto, including Mandela House; visit the Apartheid Museum
  • VICTORIA FALLS: Cruise on Zambezi River; guided walk of the falls
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Arabian Adventure tour
5.0 | Excellent | 15 Reviews
9 Days
$ 163 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: United Arab Emirates, Dubai
From
$ 1,469

Highlights

  • Marvel at Burj Khalifa, the highest building in the world on a thrilling Dubai City tour
  • Experience the Arabian and Bedouin way of life in the desert
  • Enjoy a 4WD safari across the dune deserts of Dubai
  • Explore the canyon and wadi landscapes of the East Coast of UAE
  • Tour Abu Dhabi city and discover its Grand Mosque
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Classic Europe tour

Cultural

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4.3 | Great | 30 Reviews
15 Days
$ 135 per day
Type: Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Moderate

Moderate Physical LevelRegular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.

Visits: France, Italy, Monaco, Spain, Switzerland, Alps, Barcelona, Bordeaux, Eiffel Tower, Florence, Paris, Pisa, Rome, Venice, Verona
From
$ 2,029

Highlights

  • Paris city driving tour
  • French Riviera perfumery experience
  • Local guide in Florence
  • Gourmet picnic by the Eiffel Tower
  • Vaporetto ride on the Grand Canal, Venice
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Traditional Japan

Cultural, Local Immersion & Homestays, Education / Learning

20 Days
$ 124 per day
Type: Group Tour
Lodging:
Basic - 2 star

Basic - 2 star Lodging LevelYou'll stay in no-frills, but clean and comfortable, hotels or guesthouses. A 'Basic' trip might also involve a few nights of camping.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: Japan, Kyoto, Tokyo
From
$ 2,478

Highlights

  • Learn and practice japanese
  • Discover the daibutsu of kamakura
  • Enjoy tour zen buddhist temples in kyoto
  • Have fun at hanabi
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Cuba Cruise Adventure tour

Cultural, Education / Learning, Small Ship Cruise

4.9 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
10 Days
$ 250 per day
Type: Small Ship Cruise
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Moderate

Moderate Physical LevelRegular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.

Visits: Cuba, Jamaica, Havana, Santiago de Cuba
From
$ 2,499

Highlights

  • Enjoy a traditional dance performance (Santiago)
  • Enjoy Rum Tasting
  • Walking Tour of Old Havana
  • Visit Fine Arts Museum (Havana)
  • Casa Fuster (Havana)
  • Project Trazos Libres (Cienfuegos)
  • Teatro Tomas Terry (Cienfuegos)
  • Special exclusive experiences for smarTours travelers provided by your Tour Director
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Big One

High Adventure, National Parks, Trekking & Expeditions

26 Days
$ 46 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Basic - 2 star

Basic - 2 star Lodging LevelYou'll stay in no-frills, but clean and comfortable, hotels or guesthouses. A 'Basic' trip might also involve a few nights of camping.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: Canada
From
$ 1,200

Highlights

  • Explore the best of Canada - the great outdoors, national parks, cultural centers, cities and small towns
  • Canoe in Algonquin Park
  • See Whales up close in Tadoussac by boat or by kayak
  • Hike the amazing Barron Canyon Trail
  • Raft the mighty Ottawa River
  • Visit Mont Tremblant National Park for hikes to waterfalls, viewpoints and or biking along trails or down the mountain
  • Explore Parliament Hill, Hog Back Falls, Rideau Canal and more
  • Rock climb up close to the massive Canyon Sainte Anne Waterfalls, and hike Montmorency Falls
  • Hopewell Rocks, Cape Enrage, Sea Caves and Scenic Parkway
  • Stargaze in the dark preserve and hike Fundy National Park
  • Explore Peggy’s Cove, Blue Rocks, Stonehurst Day and Lunenburg, and further along the South Shore
  • Hike the Skyline trail and witness a magical sunset and wildlife sightings
  • Drive and hike throughout Cape Breton National Park
  • Head to a local Ceilidh to dinner and fiddle party to experience Gaelic and Celtic culture
  • Sand dune hiking at Greenwich, swim at the singing sands in Basin Head, and North Cape, East cape beaches
  • Canyoning in Gaspesie and Chic Chocs
  • Explore the Botanical Garden, Biodome, and Mount Royal
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Iceland Circle

Cultural, Local Immersion & Homestays

4.9 | Excellent | 42 Reviews
8 Days
$ 379 per day
Type: Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Moderate

Moderate Physical LevelRegular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.

Visits: Iceland
From
$ 3,033

Highlights

  • Climbing Volcano Crater, Sightseeing Icelandic architecture &
  • Sightseeing the dark castles &
  • Sightseeing East Iceland &
  • Sightseeing Europe's largest natioanl park, Walking on the black sandy beach.
  • Sightseeing Skogafoss &
  • City tour Reykjavik, Sightseeing Golden Circle &
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