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Guided Tours

Get your gap year started with a guided tour anywhere you want in the world. There are so many amazing destinations to choose from! On a guided tour you can simply sit back, relax and let your tour guide do the hard work. On a guided tour you'll be bound to make new friends in no time. Spot all the top sights together and relax in stunning locations. Go travelling in style as you enjoy great gap guided tours everywhere from Asia to Australia, North America, New Zealand, South America or Africa.

Our most popular guided tour is our Thai Adventure. This tour is ideal if you want fun and adventures in Asia! Enjoy Indonesia on a brilliant Bali Intro or hop across to Australia and explore the East Coast on one of our exciting guided tours. Discover all the wonders of New Zealand, or take an American road trip. We also offer many more awesome guided tours to choose from! With expert advice on tap all the way, a guided tour is a safe, fun and friendly way to travel.

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A gap year in Thailand on a guided tour

Guided tours in Asia

Taste the flavours of Asia on a guided tour, the ultimate way to go travelling around Asia. Go on a Thai Adventure or visit Vietnam on a guided tour and explore this stunning country. Catch the charisma of China on our amazing China Adventure tour. Or head off the beaten track and be blown away on a brilliant Burma Adventure. See amazing Asia on a hassle-free guided tour!

Guided tours Down Under

Head Down Under for a guided tour with a difference. See stunning Australia and the East Coast on our Sun, Sea, Sail & Surf trip. Hop on and off with our East Coast Travel Pass or enjoy the Aussie outback in style on our epic Outback Adventure. Why not try adrenaline activities in New Zealand, the adventure capital of the world? See it all on a New Zealand guided tour or hop on and off as you wish with the flexible and fun Kiwi Discovery Pass. It's time to have adventures in Hobbit country! Or travel across to Fiji for some island-hopping fun. Go on a guided tour in this tropical paradise!

Guided tours in Africa

Go on an exciting guided tour in Africa. Get up close and personal with the animals on a South Africa Wild Adventure. Or take the ultimate South African road trip and see the glorious garden route on your gap year trip. Or pick a multi-country Africa tour and enjoy an overland adventure through several African countries. There's so much to see and do in Africa!

Guided tours in Central & South America

Fall in love with Central & South America. Take a truly different guided tour and trek the Inca trail to Machu Picchu in Peru. Or check out Central America on a Mexico adventure. Be wowed by the wildlife in this captivating continent, on a great guided tour abroad. Or enjoy the ultimate guided trip with our sensational South American Journey. Discover seven stunning South American countries on one top guided tour!

Guided tours in the USA

Have new adventures in North America on a guided road trip! Learn all about the good old USA as you hit the highway and see all the highlights of America. If you want the ultimate road trip tour, check out our amazing Great American Road Trip and live the American Dream!

Guided tours in Europe

Enjoy Europe on an exciting European multi-country guided tour. Indulge yourself on a guided tour in the magic of Europe. Take the Europe Express, experience incredible Italy or make tracks for the Balkans and set sail in Croatia.

Wherever you want to go travelling on your gap year, a guided tour is a fantastic, fun way to see the world!

Up to 12 months

Travel and work on Australia's East Coast on our Big Aussie Adventure. Includes awesome travel along the East Coast from Cairns to Sydney, plus a paid work package so you can earn on average £10 to £15 an hour in Oz – amazing!

from £2,259

18 days

Learn about local culture with homestays in indigenous communities, carve through the Andes on the spectacular Devil’s Nose train, and experience the explosive colours of Otavalo market. An unforgettable taste of this beautiful country!

from £799

46 days or longer

Enjoy a month of unforgettable volunteer experiences and an action packed 18-day group tour. Care for elephants, teach children and explore the Thai islands on this fantastic combo adventure!

from £2,539

11 days

Explore 5 amazing European countries in 11 unforgettable days as you visit Paris, the Swiss Alps, Venice, Germany and Amsterdam on this top European whirlwind tour!

from £1,089

27 days or longer

Spend 4 weeks in Thailand volunteering, exploring and partying! Choose between teaching, childcare or elephant volunteering, and then travel around the country on our awesome 12-day Thai Intro tour!

from £1,449

14 or 28 days

Travel by train through seven beautiful European countries and get to visit some of the most famous and historic city destinations in the world.

from £1,739

32 days

Experience a 32-day Central American odyssey exploring 7 incredible countries, including Guatemala, Costa Rica and Belize. See Mayan ruins, crystal clear oceans and breathtaking scenery!

from £1,799

15 days

Immerse yourself in Japanese culture over 15 magical days - take a sushi class, top up your Zen at Buddhist temples and shrines, and see the unbelievable beauty of the Japanese countryside. From electric city streets to tranquil woodland temples, this incredible 15-day tour of Japan has it all!

from £1,799

35 days minimum

Explore Australia's East Coast on this ultimate tour, which includes some of our most popular Aussie programmes: Have fun in Sydney, learn to surf, travel with hop-on-hop-off pass and enjoy adrenaline adventures in Cairns!

from £2,369

7 or 9 days

Discover gorgeous Indonesian islands on this 7 or 9-day tour. Choose from a range of awesome activities each day, including surf lessons, stand-up paddle boarding and snorkelling, and soak up the sun in paradise!

from £669