At Trafalgar, we passionately believe in the power of travel to broaden the mind and build bridges between people. By sharing with you the hidden places not mentioned in guidebooks, the local people you wouldn't otherwise meet and the traditions you may not have experienced by yourself, we ensure that you get the 'insider' view: an authentic and enhanced experience you simply could not have had on your own.

It is this dedication to taking our guests beyond the obvious sights that has helped us grow over the past 65 years into one of the most trusted and successful international guided vacation companies in the world. From Europe to the US, from South America to the South Pacific, we pride ourselves on uncovering the hidden gems, cultural highlights and not-to-be-missed attractions of the places you visit. We'll help you delve deep into the heart of off-the-beaten-track cities and towns and capture the true essence of each new destination. You'll benefit from having an expert Travel Director at the helm, supported by charismatic Local Guides along the way, ready to share their knowledge with you and your new-found friends.

For a vacation brimming with options, flexibility and truly authentic Insider Experiences, travelers need look no further than Trafalgar. By traveling with an insider, you'll discover a world of endless possibility, on a vacation you'll never forget.

Top reasons to travel with Trafalgar:

  • Hassle-free Experiences
    Don't wait in line at major sights, worry about reservations, luggage handling, driving or parking-it's all taken care of for you.

  • So Much Choice
    Choose from hundreds of worldwide itineraries across several travel styles to select the places, pace and price that's right for you.

  • Professional Travel Director
    An experienced Travel Director accompanies you to act as your personal concierge, and along with Local Guides, share local knowledge and insider tips.

  • Travel Companions
    Create life-long friendships and memories with your groups of around 40 English-speaking travel companions from around the world.

  • Highly-inclusive Value
    Hotels, sightseeing, luxury coach transportation, daily breakfast and many meals, plus complimentary airport transfers, audio headsets, keepsake photos and more are all included in the price.

  • Expertly-planned Itineraries
    Enjoy a careful balance of included sightseeing, optional excursions and free time to explore.

  • In-depth Experiences
    Travel into the heart of a destination with the chance to experience both the day and nightlife of a place.

  • Great Savings
    Benefit from the company's global buying power, offering significant savings versus making arrangements independently, plus a range of other year-round discounts and special offers
  • Tours

    • Britain and Ireland Panorama Preview 2017

      From $4,550.00 (USD)

      Tour Type: Regional ExplorerBrochure Type: Preview 2017 USAIn the craic and Guinness of Ireland or the tea and scones of England, the welcoming hospitality of the British Isles is one of its biggest attractions and will become one of your lasting mem...

    • Europe & Britain First Class 2016: European Highlights end London 2016

      From $2,595.00 (USD)

      Tour Type: DiscoveryBrochure Type: Europe & Britain First Class 2016Discovering six countries, this introduction to Europe compares its big players, France and Germany, and their smaller neighbours, Switzerland and The Netherlands.

    • Costa Rica Eco Adventure with Guanacaste Beach Stay 2016

      From $2,045.00 (USD)

      Tour Type: Country ExplorerBrochure Type: USA and Canada 2016All the iconic experiences of Costa Rica come together on this eco-adventure: visiting Tortuguero National Park, seeing Arenal Volcano and walking through the treetops at Monteverde Cloud F...

    • Europe & Britain First Class 2016: Enchanting Emerald Isle 2016

      From $1,625.00 (USD)

      Tour Type: Country ExplorerBrochure Type: Europe & Britain First Class 2016Old-world Ireland comes to life as you travel around the country, from hearing the 'upstairs, downstairs' story of Strokestown Park to tasting fresh-baked scones at a traditio...

    • Autumn Colours 2017

      From $2,595.00 (USD)

      Tour Type: Country ExplorerBrochure Type: USA and Canada 2017The sights of the East Coast are set to its dazzling fall foliage on this trip around New England, featuring classics from Acadia National Park to North Conway and Woodstock.

    • Highlights of Spain Morocco and Portugal 2016

      From $1,825.00 (USD)

      Tour Type: CostSaverBrochure Type: Europe Costsaver 2016Reminders of Spain, Morocco and Portugal's entangled pasts envelop you through ornate palaces, churches, mosques and bazaars in Marrakesh, Casablanca, Gibraltar, Fez, Lisbon, Madrid and more.

    • Panama the Canal and Beyond 2017

      From $2,395.00 (USD)

      Tour Type: Hidden JourneyBrochure Type: Hidden Journey Central America 2017It may feature the famous and dynamic capital, an unforgettable canal cruise and the sands of Playa Blanca but this trip also takes you beyond all that to meet locals in villa...

    • Great East Coast Cities 2017

      From $2,675.00 (USD)

      Tour Type: At LeisureBrochure Type: At Leisure USA and Canada 2017The White House, Liberty Bell and Times Square - see some of the United States' most famous landmarks in this gentle discovery of great American cities.

    • Europe Costsaver 2016: European Experience 2016

      From $2,195.00 (USD)

      Tour Type: CostSaverBrochure Type: Europe Costsaver 2016From vibrant Amsterdam to ancient Rome and the beauty of Paris, this trip also takes the Rhine Valley and the Olympic city of Innsbruck before exploring the canals of Venice and the piazzas of F...

    • Flavors of Italy Preview 2017

      From $2,950.00 (USD)

      Tour Type: Special InterestBrochure Type: Preview 2017 USAChianti in Tuscany, Prosciutto in Parma, Bolognese in Bologna, this 'foodie' trip explores the traditions of Italian cuisine and wine at their origin, providing an in-depth taste of a nation.

    • Tastes and Sounds of the South 2017

      From $3,075.00 (USD)

      Tour Type: At LeisureBrochure Type: At Leisure USA and Canada 2017This trip gives you time to enjoy the South's music and food-from Elvis's Graceland to Creole cooking in New Orleans and grand antebellum hospitality in Natchez.

    • Highlights of Turkey Preview 2017

      From $1,495.00 (USD)

      Tour Type: Country ExplorerBrochure Type: Preview 2017 USATrojan horse, ancient cities and bustling bazaars are some of the highlights on this exploration of Turkey's coast, which starts and ends in vibrant Istanbul.You'll enjoy Insider moments like?

    • Highlights of France and Barcelona Preview 2017

      From $2,675.00 (USD)

      Tour Type: Regional ExplorerBrochure Type: Preview 2017 USAFollow the spine of France's wine country, to the Principality of Monaco and the foothills of the Pyrenees, before heading to buzzing Barcelona. You can opt to fly to Spain's capital, Madrid.

    • Iconic Rockies and Western Canada with Rocky Mountaineer Silverleaf and Alaska Verandah Stateroom 20

      From $6,614.00 (USD)

      Tour Type: DiscoveryBrochure Type: USA and Canada 2017The glaciers, National Parks and laid-back cities of Western Canada are just some of the highlights on this adventure into places like Vancouver, Victoria, Whistler, Jasper and Banff.

    • European Horizons Preview 2017

      From $4,450.00 (USD)

      Tour Type: DiscoveryBrochure Type: Preview 2017 USAModern innovation meets classical scenery and artistic innovation - the heart of Europe is shown through the beauty and bounty of nine neighbouring countries.You'll enjoy Insider moments like?

    • Canadas Rockies with Rocky Mountaineer Goldleaf 2017

      From $3,890.00 (USD)

      Tour Type: Country ExplorerBrochure Type: USA and Canada 2017Grizzly bears, spectacular rock formations, thunderous waterfalls and the tranquil emerald waters of glacial lakes - take in the best of the Rocky Mountains on this in-depth exploration.

    • Italian Discovery Preview 2017

      From $2,575.00 (USD)

      Tour Type: Country ExplorerBrochure Type: Preview 2017 USAWine regions, floating cities and historic capitals. Six of Italy's best known cities are explored, in this regional feast of beauty and culture.You'll enjoy Insider moments like?

    • In the Footsteps of the Incas 2016

      From $3,936.00 (USD)

      Tour Type: Country ExplorerBrochure Type: South America 2016Treading the paths of the Incas and their ancestors, we uncover the symbols of Peru, from Lake Titicaca to Machu Picchu, travelling in comfort to this World Heritage Site aboard the Vistadom...

    • Europe & Britain First Class 2016: Spain Morocco and Portugal 2016

      From $2,925.00 (USD)

      Tour Type: Regional ExplorerBrochure Type: Europe & Britain First Class 2016The Moorish influence on the culture of Spain, Portugal and Morocco is clear throughout this journey, but the differences that make each country so distinctive also stand out...

    • Samurai Discovery Family Experience 2016

      From $3,595.00 (USD)

      Tour Type: Country ExplorerBrochure Type: Asia 2016Shinto gods and stunning landscapes meet futuristic cities and Harajuku style, on a journey of discovery that roams from the bustling streets of Tokyo to the serene temples of Kyoto.

    • Spectacular Bay of Islands 2015 2016

      From $975.00 (USD)

      Tour Type: Mini StaysBrochure Type: Australia and New Zealand 2015Relax in the beautiful Bay of Islands, discover its marine life and learn about New Zealand history at the Waitangi Treaty Reserve.

    • Best of Germany and Austria Preview 2017

      From $3,095.00 (USD)

      Tour Type: Regional ExplorerBrochure Type: Preview 2017 USACruising on the Rhine. Taking Bavaria's Romantic Road. Passing through the scenic UNESCO-designated Wachau Valley to Vienna. This is the ultimate German and Austrian road (and river) trip.

    • Historic Highlights 2017

      From $2,225.00 (USD)

      Tour Type: Country ExplorerBrochure Type: USA and Canada 2017A portrait of American history, this trip mixes the modern bustle of Washington, D.C. and landmarks from the Revolutionary and Civil Wars.You'll enjoy Insider moments like?

    • Best of New Zealand Including Farmstay 2016

      From $5,250.00 (USD)

      Tour Type: Country ExplorerBrochure Type: The Australia and New Zealand Book 2016North and South Island with must-sees all the way, from the cityscapes of Auckland to the barren landscapes of Desert Road, serene Milford Sound to the jagged pancake ro...

    • Red Center Sights And Sounds 2016

      From $915.00 (USD)

      Tour Type: Mini-StaysBrochure Type: Australia and New Zealand DT and SB 2016Dine under a million stars, discover the ancient landscape and culture and gaze in awe at an Uluru (Ayers Rock) sunset.

    • Splendors of Japan with Hiroshima 2016

      From $6,375.00 (USD)

      Tour Type: Hidden JourneysBrochure Type: Asia 2016Japan reveals its many sides, as you experience buzzing Tokyo, tradition in Kyoto, the beauty of Mt Fuji and historic Hiroshima.You'll enjoy Insider moments like?

    • Best of Ireland and Scotland 2016

      From $3,725.00 (USD)

      Tour Type: Regional ExplorerBrochure Type: Europe & Britain First Class 2016Wild scenery, hearty cuisine, warming whisky and Guinness.

    • Highlights of France and Barcelona with Madrid Extension Preview 2017

      From $3,270.00 (USD)

      Tour Type: Regional ExplorerBrochure Type: Preview 2017 USAFollow the spine of France's wine country, to the Principality of Monaco and the foothills of the Pyrenees, before heading to buzzing Barcelona. You can opt to fly to Spain's capital, Madrid.

    • Wonders of Ancient Egypt Winter 2016/2017

      From $2,775.00 (USD)

      Tour Type: Country ExplorerBrochure Type: AWS Europe Asia Central and North America 1617The Great Pyramids of Giza and the buzzing atmosphere of Cairo mark the start of a journey of discovery into Ancient Egypt, as you cruise from the mysterious temp...

    • Eastern Mediterranean 2016: Athens and Aegean Premium 2016

      From $2,136.00 (USD)

      Tour Type: Cruise Rail and CombosBrochure Type: Eastern Mediterranean 2016Discover the history, myths and modern-day culture of six diverse destinations in Greece and Turkey - from vibrant Athens and buzzing Mykonos to the spectacular scenery and sun...

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    • Mexicos Copper Canyon Start Phoenix 2016

      From $1,795.00 (USD)

      Tour Type: Cruise Rail and CombosBrochure Type: USA and Canada 2016Four times bigger than the Grand Canyon, Mexico's spectacular Copper Canyon is the backdrop for part of this extraordinary trip, as you travel over soaring bridges on the Train in the...


    • Highlights of Spain and Portugal Winter 2016/2017

      From $2,050.00 (USD)

      Tour Type: Regional ExplorerBrochure Type: AWS Europe Asia Central and North America 1617This trip shows Spain and Portugal at their best - the Hanging Houses of Cuenca, Alhambra Palace, the historic port of Cadiz and vibrant cities like Madrid, Vale...


    • European Dream Winter 2016/2017

      From $1,950.00 (USD)

      Tour Type: DiscoveryBrochure Type: AWS Europe Asia Central and North America 1617Local traditions and national heritage come into focus, as Europe's 'celebrity' cities of Rome, Florence, Venice and Paris join the beautiful alpine landscape of Lucerne...


    • Best of New Zealand Including Farmstay 2016

      From $5,250.00 (USD)

      Tour Type: Country ExplorerBrochure Type: The Australia and New Zealand Book 2016North and South Island with must-sees all the way, from the cityscapes of Auckland to the barren landscapes of Desert Road, serene Milford Sound to the jagged pancake ro...


    • Best of the Canyonlands 2017

      From $1,925.00 (USD)

      Tour Type: Country ExplorerBrochure Type: USA and Canada 2017Taking you inside America's impressive canyon country, we explore the incredible natural structures of Arches and Canyonlands National Parks, Mesa Verde and the Grand Canyon.