High-End Walking Tours

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A group walking.
A woman walking at sunset.
An elder couple hiking.
A group of people walking.

It's likely that you, like us, view vacation as more than just a series of boxes to be checked. When you venture out on your own, it's because you're hungry for new adventures, not just more monuments and museums. You're curious about what lies beneath the surface of a popular tourist destination. You travel because you long to meet people from different cultural backgrounds and expand your horizons. To fully immerse you in the history and culture of the places you visit, Classic Journeys handcrafts the best walking tours in the world.

Only a few short steps separate you from local customs and traditions.

In order to fully experience a new culture, walking is a great way to get out and about. You can't miss more of the world when you're on foot than you can take in. The scent of lavender from your trip to Provence will follow you home, and you'll be close enough to enjoy it for a while. Come with us, and you'll see cottage gardens and meet rainforest tribespeople you'd never have met otherwise. You'll miss out on a lot of the rhythm of a Mediterranean village in the hour before sunset if you speed through it in a car or go it alone.

You might be wondering, "What exactly is a walking tour?"

To answer your question, we shall now proceed Every day, put in some time on the ground learning about the area's history and culture. It's possible that you'll go on a guided walk through a vineyard, a red rock canyon, or an oasis. Considering most of your events only have 8-10 attendees, your impact will be minimal. You can relax and blend in with the community because your Classic Journeys guide is familiar with everyone there.

The "Luxury Walking Favorites" of Forbes.

If you find this to be an appealing method of travel, you wouldn't be alone in thinking so. Our tours of Tuscany and the Cinque Terre and Morocco have been named by Forbes as two of their "Luxury Walking Favorites." Come see for yourself why our walking tours are regarded as some of the best in Europe, the United Kingdom, and the United States. S Guests who book with Classic Journeys have one thing in common across all of their destinations in South America, Asia, and Africa.

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Vacations that involve walking, whether through a city, village, national park, or rural landscape, are known as walking tours.

Each of our walking tours is led by a resident guide who has extensive knowledge of the neighborhood. They'll time your strolls perfectly so you can take in the scenery without having to fight through any crowds. Intriguing facts and anecdotes are never in short supply when you walk with our guides.

Help from a neighbor With the help of a local, you can take the roads less taken, explore hidden gems that tourists typically overlook. If you're going on a more popular walk, your guide will know how to get you around the crowds and make the most of the experience. There is a plan B and maybe even a plan C in place in case the first option isn't feasible, so that you can continue with your trip even if something goes wrong.

Just because it's called a "walking tour" doesn't mean you have to prepare for a long day of hiking or trekking from hotel to hotel. The only difference is that some of your time will be spent on the ground, experiencing the local customs and wildlife up close and personal each morning and afternoon. That's usually two or more walks per day that aren't required.

Yes, we have sampled the hotel food, organized gourmet pop-up picnics, set up lunch dates with locals, and made reservations at the best restaurants in the area.

In areas where more strenuous walks are possible, our expert local guides will describe them as an option. If you change your mind, our car is usually close by.

Outings may involve exploring a local village, taking a stroll along the coast, or following a local expert's recommended route through a vineyard, red rock canyon, or oasis. Our impact is minimal because our group sizes rarely exceed ten people. We have the luxury of taking our time to blend in with society.

Separated from others while traveling Here's the path you should take. About a third of our visitors are lone adventurers seeking the excitement of travel without the inherent risks. You'll have a great time hanging out with your tour guide and fellow passengers. Our low single supplements will make traveling alone much more convenient.

Depending on your destination, you may want to bring along these items:

  • Boots or shoes primarily for walking
  • Soft, cozy socks
  • Clothes that you can move freely in, whether pants or shorts
  • A camera

Staying in the finest hotels, villas, and lodges that each destination has to offer is a standard feature of our luxury walking tours. We have chosen only the finest accommodations so that you can unwind in complete luxury at the end of each day of sightseeing and exploration.

  • In addition to our standard of excellence, which includes an invisible check-in,
  • Local Transportation at Your Location
  • An experienced resident of the area
  • Getting into museums, national parks, etc.
  • The consumables

Our family tours feature first-rate hikes led by enthusiastic local guides who are able to relate to kids and teenagers. Additional fun for kids includes things like rafting, zip lining, and bike rides.

The senior population is a natural fit for Classic Journeys' cultural and walking tours. You can go on strolls that are as easy or as difficult as you'd like, no matter your age or location. Immerse yourself in the sights, sounds, and traditions of your travel destination with the help of your knowledgeable local guide and fellow travelers.

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