Let’s be honest, as much as we all love to travel, the idea of being stuck on a tour bus, labelled a tourist, and carted around a foreign city is not exactly ideal. If what you’re looking for in your next adventure is mobility and immersion without the risks that go along with solo travel, a group travel company might be your best bet. You can pick one that caters to your exact style too. From the most bare bones excursion, to a vacation of luxury, there are endless ways to customize your trip.
Flash pack takes our pick for the most unique and engrossing itineraries available - taking travelers to 6 different continents. What makes them so cool though are the groups that travel. All of their users are like-minded individuals aged 30-40 and 99% of them are traveling solo. Choose from the life of luxury, to the one of action packed adventures, but be prepared for the trip of a lifetime regardless. Flash Pack incorporates surprise activities into every trip, like the option to kayak down the Nile river, and focuses on creating bonds between travelers. Belize today, best friends tomorrow.
G Adventures offers a wide range of unique trips, so much so to earn them a consistent spot on National Geographics “Tours of a Lifetime” list. They offer three different packages with varying levels of guidance and amenities. From basic to comfort, they offer lodging and transportation with changing levels of actual guidance with a tour. Within a group of no more than 16 people, you have the power to decide how much individual time you need.
Intrepid Travel offers more of the “off-the-beaten-path” style experiences in over 120 countries worldwide. Their trips are styled around active adventures such as mountain biking, kayaking, hiking, trekking and even the options to partake in volunteer activities. They offer individual, family, and basix (a grassroots style adventure) packages to cater to your needs as a traveler. Intrepid Travel keeps their groups small, averaging 10 or less people, and keep their lodging and transportation to local inexpensive choices.
Austin Adventures has been leading travelers for over 25 years, making it one of the most experienced companies in the business. They’ve won two best in class adventure awards and pride themselves on curating unique and enriching travel itineraries. With a group never larger than 18 people, they offer personalized packages for families, adults only, solo travelers, couples, or private friend tours. They offer amazing trips to US National Parks as well as Canada, Europe, Central and South America, Asia, Africa, and even Antarctica. With their departure guarantees, once you book a trip, it’s 100% happening; even if you’re the only one there!
There’s thousands of different ways to customize, personalize and curate your perfect trip. Opting for booking with a travel group company can offer safety, like-minded potential new friends, and once in a lifetime experiences you could only find when working with travel professionals. With so many options in the industry, there are endless opportunities for adventure. The only question you have left to ask is, why not?