Dreaming of taking a tour abroad but don't have much time to spare? Never fear, a short gap tour is the way to travel in a tight time frame! A guided, group tour offers the ideal way to see all the best bits of a destination in one perfect trip. A short tour is packed full with amazing activities, fun, adventures, party time and sensational sights. A short gap tour is a great way to see the world on a shoestring!
Short tours start from as little as one week. You don't have to take a long time off to enjoy whirlwind adventures around the world. A short tour can be squeezed in to your holiday allowance from work or university. Want an ultimate Thailand tour? Dream of discovering New Zealand? Want to explore Bali on a brilliant tour? Or do you want to see it all in a short time frame in Australia? Choose from our epic short gap tours all around the world. Make sure you don't miss a thing and select a short gap tour to suit you!
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Asia is one of our most popular destinations. Our short group tours are the best way to discover amazing Asia! Join our 3 or 4 week Thai Adventure tour, our most popular trip! Visit beautiful Bali on a short Bali Intro tour, or discover India on a whirlwind tour. Sign up for one of our short adventure tours in Cambodia, Vietnam or China. Travel through Myanmar (Burma), see Malaysia, the Philippines or Singapore in a short space of time. Make new friends on a great guided tour in Asia!
Australia is an epic destination to take off to on a short gap adventure! Explore the popular Aussie East Coast on a short tour, such as our Sun, Sea, Sail & Surf tour. Sign up for 5 days of fun on a Fraser Island Experience. Sail around the wonderful Whitsunday Islands for a few days, or head in to the great outdoors on an Aussie Outback Adventure!
Hop around magical New Zealand on a short tour. Get going on our short 17-day Grand Kiwi tour and see the best bits of New Zealand. Or grab a top travel pass and explore at your own Kiwi pace! Head to fabulous Fiji and laze on idyllic islands. Spend 11 days discovering Fiji on our exciting island-hopping adventure tour!
Explore fascinating European cities on a top tour. Europe is the ideal destination if you don’t have long to spare. Join a fun, European multi-country tour and see it all in a short space of time. Set sail in Croatia or discover the gorgeous Greek Islands on a boat tour. Or be inspired by incredible Italy on a short gap trip. Enjoy Europe on short tours, starting from one week's duration. You don’t have to go far or leave home for long to be blown away by travel. See new sights in Europe!
The USA is one of the top gap travel destinations. Join a short road trip across America and pack it all in across the pond! Set off on San Francisco to New York road trip. Make new friends on our 16-day Canyon, Coast & Casinos tour. Or see it all on our Great American Road Trip. You’ll be spoilt for choice in the land of the free!
There’s so much to see and do in Africa. Travellers on a short schedule will get a lot for their money here! Enjoy safaris, wildlife experiences, stunning sights and amazing islands. Sign up for our bestselling South African Wild Adventure. Go on an 11-day Garden Route road trip in South Africa. Or join an epic overland adventure tour and travel through several African countries. Discover Africa in a short but sensational gap tour!
Travel through Central or South America on a memorable short gap tour. Explore Ecuador, see Costa Rica or go on a brilliant Buenos Aires to Rio adventure tour. Tour the Inca Trail on foot in Peru or take a short 25-day tour from the Atlantic to the Andes and immerse yourself in the wonders of this exciting continent.
Make new friends and make the most of your travel time on a short tour!
Care for endangered pandas and explore China!
Get involved with some super-rewarding wildlife volunteering at the Dujiangyan Panda Research Centre, before journeying through China with a group and guide. Includes a Kung Fu lesson in Shaolin and a night camping on the Great Wall of China!
Up to 12 months
Hop along the Aussie East Coast with this flexible travel pass!
Explore Australia’s East Coast from Sydney to Cairns with this flexible travel pass, valid for 12 months. Have adventures off the beaten track and book your travel with an easy-to-use app!
A week of discovery in beautiful Brazil!
Explore lively Rio de Janeiro, the forests of Ilha Grande, and the cobbled streets of Paraty on this action–packed week in Brazil! Including city tours and an island-hopping cruise, this unguided adventure is the ultimate introduction to Rio!
10 or 15 days
Ultimate relaxation in Thailand!
Jet over to beautiful Thailand for 10 or 15 days of blissful beach living! Discover hidden island beaches and secluded sandy bays as you soak up the sun and party with a group and guide!
18 days of adventure in stunning Ecuador!
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!
2 weeks volunteering; 2 weeks partying!
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!
Two weeks of adventure in Japan!
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!
35 days minimum
A massive combo of top Aussie adventures!
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!