Escorted tours are a great way to maximise your time and take advantage of local knowledge and support, whether you’re after the camaraderie of sharing amazing sights and stories with new friends, or looking for a more personalised experience.
Join a themed tour to explore the wine estates of South Africa or Argentina, go wilderness hiking in Canada or discover the temples of India and Sri Lanka. Alternatively, take an escorted river cruise or railway journey to learn more about Europe’s rich heritage.
Wherever in the world you wish to travel, an escorted tour allows you to immerse yourself in local colour, customs and culture, without the hassle of having to organise accommodation, travel or local sightseeing as everything is taken care of for you. The result is a wonderfully relaxing holiday, especially in regions where you might be wary of travelling independently.
Talk to one of our specialists today about joining an experienced English-speaking local guide on an escorted tour or to discuss pre- and post-tour options.
Popular destinations for Escorted Tours
Enjoy opportunities to get up close to Vietnamese culture, with unmatched access to local landmarks as well as insider knowledge to enrich your experiences. Get a deeper look at the cities, or go further afield in the farms and villages of the countryside, all with the leadership of an expert guide.
Get the most out of your trip with the expert guidance of an escorted tour guide. Garner insights from the people who know India best, and enhanced access to local sites—while we take care of all the details.
Share your New Zealand experience with like-minded people on a tour. Explore with other curious travellers, and enjoy the chance to cover the highlights of the two islands top to toe – from the Bay of Islands in the North to Milford Sound in the South.
Captivating and confusing, the Indian Subcontinent has a wealth of attractions and must-see sights. Join an escorted tour for a hassle-free trip to Bhutan, India or Nepal.
Try a group travel tour through Argentina for a local perspective on the culture and history, as well as unparalleled access to landmarks and experiences most tourists never get to see.
Explore Europe on an escorted tour and get to know the archaeological sites, historical centres and thriving contemporary centres within countries like Croatia, France, Italy and Turkey.
In South America, learn about the Incas, access the Amazon, spot wildlife and encounter local traditions on an escorted tour of Bolivia, Brazil, Ecuador and Peru amongst others.
In North America, join an escorted tour in Canada or the USA to see world-class landscapes, trend-setting cities and everything else that these two stunning destinations have to offer.
Centuries of tradition, diverse natural and cultural highlights and breathtaking landscapes await you on an escorted tour of the Middle East, whether you travel to Israel, Jordan or Oman.
Go beyond the beaches and obvious destinations of Central America on an escorted tour and see more of countries such as Belize, Costa Rica and Mexico, whilst also gaining a greater understanding of the sights that you encounter.
Join an escorted tour of the Caribbean to go beyond the idyllic surface of islands such as Cuba and Jamaica and gain an understanding of why these places are the way they are now.
Seemingly simple to navigate, destinations in Australia and the Pacific are so vast and varied that an escorted tour is a good way of settling on what it is actually possible or realistic to see on a single trip to Australia or New Zealand.
An escorted tour in Asia is a great way to discover the bustling cities, cultural treasures and wild landscapes of countries such as Burma, Cambodia, China and Thailand.
Our top itineraries for Escorted Tours
Discover Puglia’s rich culture, idyllic coastline and unique gastronomy on this small-group escorted tour. Throughout your weeklong journey, you'll pair guided tours of the region’s heritage towns and cities with included wine tastings and indulgent gourmet dinners.
On a range of curated excursions, this guided tour will take you behind the scenes of Portugal’s most impressive sights, while placing equal importance on its off-the-beaten-track charms.
Let guided walks bring you through Andalucia’s rich tapestry of rolling fields, whitewashed villages and granite peaks while you stay in a charming farmhouse.
Top offers for Escorted Tours
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There are no beaten paths when your road is the Blue Danube... on an idyllic 12-day trip featuring a 7-night Regensburg to Vienna river cruise.
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Book by: 29 April 2017
From the modern city of Ho Chi Minh City to the ancient temples of Angkor, this luxury 15-day tour with APT, including a weeklong river cruise aboard the luxurious RV AmaLotus, takes in the very best of Cambodia and south Vietnam.
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Book by: 31 October 2017
Taking in the highlights of China, including an unforgettable four-night Yangtze River cruise through the spectacular Three Gorges region - home to the controversial Three Gorges Dam - this 14-day fully escorted tour with APT is the perfect way to explore the history and landscapes magnificent count
Save up to £400 per couple
Book by: 31 May 2017
This New Zealand Getaway, Travelmarvel by APT escorted tour offers great value and is ideal for those looking to see all the highlights of New Zealand in the company of others, with expert guides and a comfortable hotel at the end of your action-packed days.