Self-Guided & Independent Trips & Tours - 2018/2019

1,480 trips from 71 tour companies with 882 reviews

All Self-Guided & Independent tours, river cruises, expedition cruises, and adventure trips. Find the best guided trips and expert planned vacation and holiday packages. Average rating of 4.7 for all Self-Guided & Independent trips.

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4.5 | Excellent | 37 Reviews
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Say Hueque
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
Type: Self-guided / Independent Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star
Value - 3 star Lodging Level Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.
Physical:
Moderate
Moderate Physical Level Regular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.
Theme:
Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Cultural
Visits: Argentina, Chile, Andes Mountains, Bariloche, Buenos Aires, El Calafate, Los Glaciares National Park, Torres del Paine National Park
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Highlights
  • Enjoy Argentina & Chile Tour
  • Enjoy Trekking in El Chalten
  • Visit El Calafate
  • Explore Bariloche
  • Visit Torres del Paine National Park
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5.0 | Excellent | 7 Reviews
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UTracks
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
Type: Self-guided / Independent Tour
Lodging:
Basic - 2 star
Basic - 2 star Lodging Level You'll stay in no-frills, but clean and comfortable, hotels or guesthouses. A 'Basic' trip might also involve a few nights of camping.
Physical:
Strenuous
Strenuous Physical Level Full day hiking or trekking over medium to long distances. Moderate expectation of physical fitness.
Theme:
Hiking & Walking
Visits: Spain, Santiago
$ 2,230
From $ 3,122
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.
$ 131 per day
Highlights
  • Walking on the original Camino trail between Oviedo and Santiago de Compostela
  • Experiencing the real pilgrim feeling by getting completely off the beaten track
  • Visiting and staying in authentic villages with intimate testimonies of true devotion
  • Discovering vast and impressive landscapes, which are green and lush throughout the year
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4.5 | Great | 14 Reviews
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Peregrine Adventures
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
Type: Self-guided / Independent Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star
Value - 3 star Lodging Level Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.
Physical:
Moderate
Moderate Physical Level Regular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.
Theme:
Cultural, Relaxing Retreats
Visits: Ecuador, Quito
$ 1,817
From $ 2,453
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.
$ 454 per day
Highlights
  • This trip takes you to the heart of ecuador's amazon basin. set in the remote rainforest, sacha lodge is a haven for nature lovers, birdwatchers, scientists and adventure seekers
  • Caiman, otters, sloths, hoatzin, monkeys, capybaras, anacondas... the amazon is home to some of the most diverse wildlife on earth
  • As well as comfortable accommodation and luxurious meals, your expert guides will enhance your experience with their unique knowledge of the amazon
  • Explore the rainforest on various jungle treks, canopy walks and dugout canoe safaris, or relax in a hammock at the lodge. it's up to you to customise how active you'd like this trip to be
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4.6 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
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Exodus Travels
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star
Value - 3 star Lodging Level Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.
Physical:
Moderate
Moderate Physical Level Regular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.
Theme:
Cycling & Biking, High Adventure
Visits: Italy, Matera
$ 1,395
From $ 1,883
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.
$ 174 per day
Highlights
  • Cycle through UNESCO historic towns, olive groves and past white-coned trulli
  • Ride along the Adriatic and Ionian Seas
  • Enjoy fine seafood and wine
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4.7 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
Type: Self-guided / Independent Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star
Value - 3 star Lodging Level Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.
Physical:
Very Easy
Very Easy Physical Level Minimal walking. Motor vehicles for all major parts of trip. Wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Most cruises.
Theme:
50 plus, Cultural
Visits: Japan, Hiroshima, Kyoto, Osaka, Tokyo
From $ 4,679
$ 425 per day
Highlights
  • Visit bustling Nakamise Shopping Arcade and Asakusa Kannon Temple, the oldest of their kind in Tokyo
  • Visit Fushimi Inari Shrine, renowned for the thousands of brightly colored Torii Gates
  • Visit Osaka Castle and take a Walking Tour in Dotonbori, the city’s most famous entertainment district
  • Visit Peace Memorial Park, a Unesco World Heritage Site, to see the Memorial Museum and Memorial Hall, which memorialize the lives lost in the Wwii atomic bombing
  • Visit Itsukushima Shrine, a Unesco World Heritage Site, known for its floating Torii Gate
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5.0 | Excellent | 7 Reviews
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UTracks
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
Type: Self-guided / Independent Tour
Lodging:
Basic - 2 star
Basic - 2 star Lodging Level You'll stay in no-frills, but clean and comfortable, hotels or guesthouses. A 'Basic' trip might also involve a few nights of camping.
Physical:
Moderate
Moderate Physical Level Regular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.
Theme:
Cycling & Biking
Visits: England, France, United Kingdom, Paris
From $ 1,380
$ 173 per day
Highlights
  • Cycling on a carefully prepared route between two of Europe's premier cities through diverse scenery
  • Exploring small villages which are full of historical intrigue
  • Cycling through the Vexin natural park with its stunning range of natural and cultural heritages that have attracted painters for many years
  • Visiting sites en route including castles in Normandy and crossing the picturesque Downs
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4.9 | Excellent | 39 Reviews
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Type: Self-guided / Independent Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star
Value - 3 star Lodging Level Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.
Physical:
Easy
Easy Physical Level Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.
Theme:
Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Cultural
Visits: France, Strasbourg
$ 889
From $ 1,079
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.
$ 127 per day
Highlights
  • Discover Alsace
  • Visit Strasbourg and Mulhouse
  • Experience the hike in Vosges Mountain
  • Explore Petite Venise
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4.6 | Excellent | 64 Reviews
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Explore!
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
Type: Self-guided / Independent Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star
Value - 3 star Lodging Level Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.
Physical:
Moderate
Moderate Physical Level Regular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.
Theme:
Cycling & Biking, Education / Learning
Visits: Portugal
$ 1,050
From $ 1,418
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.
$ 131 per day
Highlights
  • Follow Portugal's coastline from the Algarve to Alentejo
  • Pedal your way along dirt roads, crossing pastures and open vistas to Cape Sao Vicente
  • Discover coastal landscapes, unspoilt beaches, rolling dunes and dramatic cliffs
  • Visit the coastal town of Vilanova de Milfontes known colloquially as 'Princess of the Alentejo'
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4.6 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
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Exodus Travels
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
Type: Self-guided / Independent Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star
Value - 3 star Lodging Level Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.
Physical:
Moderate
Moderate Physical Level Regular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.
Theme:
Hiking & Walking, Trekking & Expeditions
Visits: Italy, Amalfi Coast
$ 1,165
From $ 1,573
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.
$ 146 per day
Highlights
  • Fantastic walks including the 'Walk of the Gods', one of the world's finest daywalks
  • Visit the stunning coastal towns of Amalfi, Ravello & Positano
  • Explore Pompeii, the world's most visited archaeological site (optional)
  • Sample delicious Italian cuisine in family-run hotel with small outdoor swimming pool
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4.3 | Great | 100+ Reviews
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Evaneos
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
Type: Private Guided
Lodging:
Value - 3 star
Value - 3 star Lodging Level Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.
Physical:
Moderate
Moderate Physical Level Regular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.
Theme:
Cultural
Visits: Costa Rica, San José
From $ 2,145
$ 162 per day
4.8 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
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G Adventures
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
Type: Self-guided / Independent Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star
Value - 3 star Lodging Level Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.
Physical:
Strenuous
Strenuous Physical Level Full day hiking or trekking over medium to long distances. Moderate expectation of physical fitness.
Theme:
Cultural
Visits: Rwanda, Uganda, Kigali
$ 1,999
From $ 2,699
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.
$ 666 per day
Highlights
  • Admire a family of mountain gorillas in their natural habitat
  • Have your bases covered with all national park and permit fees for gorilla trekking included
  • Visit the genocide memorial in kigali
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5.0 | Excellent | 7 Reviews
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UTracks
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
Type: Self-guided / Independent Tour
Lodging:
Basic - 2 star
Basic - 2 star Lodging Level You'll stay in no-frills, but clean and comfortable, hotels or guesthouses. A 'Basic' trip might also involve a few nights of camping.
Physical:
Moderate
Moderate Physical Level Regular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.
Theme:
Cycling & Biking
Visits: Germany, Poland
$ 1,410
From $ 1,974
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.
$ 176 per day
Highlights
  • Cycling through a changing landscape from the bustling city of Berlin through forests and rural landscapes to the Baltic Sea
  • Experiencing the coastal resort towns on the Baltic Sea islands
  • Exploring the Polish town of Szczecin and the Lower Oder National Park
  • Soaking up the hospitality onboard the comfortable barge
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4.5 | Great | 30 Reviews
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Road Scholar
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
Type: Self-guided / Independent Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star
Value - 3 star Lodging Level Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.
Physical:
Moderate
Moderate Physical Level Regular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.
Theme:
50 plus, Festivals & Special Events, Education / Learning
Visits: Scotland, United Kingdom, Edinburgh
From $ 2,492
$ 277 per day
Highlights
  • Join independent theater producer, director and award-winning playwright Giles Ramsay for unique insights into the Festival, and attend four performances with Giles at the Edinburgh International and Fringe Festivals.
  • Hear "What's Hot and What's Not at the Festivals" by a leading Scottish arts critic and journalist.
  • Enjoy a farewell tasting of Scottish food and whisky in a beautiful, traditional Scottish venue.
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3.0 | Average | 5 Reviews
Type: Self-guided / Independent Tour
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star
Premium - 4 star Lodging Level 3 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 Level Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.
Theme:
50 plus, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks
Visits: Ireland, United Kingdom, Dingle Peninsula, Dublin, Galway, Killarney National Park
From $ 642
$ 92 per day
Highlights
  • Explore Connemara, a region of unspoiled open scenery with misty mountains and sparkling lakes
  • Pleasant two-hight Stays in Killarney & Galway
  • Enjoy Independent Dublin tour
  • You have opportunity to create your own daily Itinerary
  • Visits Cobh Heritage Centre, Titanic Experience and Blarney Castle
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4.5 | Great | 14 Reviews
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Peregrine Adventures
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
Type: Self-guided / Independent Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star
Value - 3 star Lodging Level Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.
Physical:
Easy
Easy Physical Level Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.
Theme:
Cultural
Visits: Peru, Cusco, Machu Picchu, Ollantaytambo, Sacred Valley, Urubamba
$ 1,152
From $ 1,555
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.
$ 230 per day
Highlights
  • Explore the beautiful spanish colonial architecture of cusco and the ancient ruins that surround this former incan capital
  • Walk through the breathtaking hills of the sacred valley
  • Explore an array of incan marvels in these hills, from pisac and ollantaytambo to the iconic machu picchu
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4.6 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
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Exodus Travels
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star
Value - 3 star Lodging Level Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.
Physical:
Moderate
Moderate Physical Level Regular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.
Theme:
Cycling & Biking, Cultural, High Adventure
Visits: France
$ 1,935
From $ 2,612
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.
$ 242 per day
Highlights
  • Cycle through colourful Provencal villages
  • Ride rolling hills and lavender fields
  • Climb Mont Ventoux
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4.3 | Great | 100+ Reviews
Type: Self-guided / Independent Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star
Value - 3 star Lodging Level Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.
Physical:
Easy
Easy Physical Level Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.
Theme:
Cultural
Visits: Mexico
From $ 1,102
4.3 | Great | 100+ Reviews
Type: Self-guided / Independent Tour
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star
Premium - 4 star Lodging Level 3 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 Level Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.
Theme:
Cultural
Visits: Spain, Ávila, Castile-La Mancha, Cuenca, Madrid
From $ 1,730
$ 288 per day
Highlights
  • Combine the beauty and history of Madrid, with its fascinating surrounding regions!
  • You have the choice - follow our suggested itinerary, switch the order around, or customize your own!
  • Known as the "city of three cultures", don't miss a visit to Toledo, a city with a great wealth of impressive monuments.
  • Enjoy the charming, 4-star Eric Vokel Madrid Suites located in a trendy neighborhood.
  • Try the Gaudeamus Cafe, a restaurant on top of an old University, don't use the elevator or you'll miss the building!
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4.6 | Excellent | 64 Reviews
By
Explore!
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
Type: Self-guided / Independent Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star
Value - 3 star Lodging Level Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.
Physical:
Easy
Easy Physical Level Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.
Visits: Spain
$ 890
From $ 1,107
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.
$ 119 per day
Highlights
  • Cycling trails - Peaceful cycling on converted railway lines (greenways) and quiet roads
  • Pueblos Blancos - Picture-perfect white washed villages of Cieza and the Ricote Valley
  • Caravaca de la Cruz - One of the world's 5 holy cities and home to the medieval castle of Santa Cruz
  • Moorish Castles - Calasparra, Cieza and Moratalla home to restored Moorish castles
  • Local wines and cuisine- Re-fuel on delicious Spanish food, Murcia is known as the market garden of Spain
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4.3 | Great | 100+ Reviews
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Evaneos
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
Type: Private Guided
Lodging:
Value - 3 star
Value - 3 star Lodging Level Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.
Physical:
Moderate
Moderate Physical Level Regular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.
Theme:
Cultural
Visits: Croatia
From $ 2,460
$ 287 per day

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