Travel is better with friends. Expand your horizons on upscale journeys around the world at amazing value for money. Experience meaningful cultural encounters with carefully-crafted itineraries that include the most popular and fascinating sites. Enjoy the comfort of great hotels, the convenience of included airfare, plus many extras you won't find elsewhere. All delivered with the same warm, caring personal attention we've offered for 35 years. It's what we do for our friends...because we look forward to seeing them again.
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Our Taste of China tour was a life changing experience! My daughters ages 12 and 18 were very impressed and loved it. They are now interested in all things Chinese. I thought it was an excellent value. Tony was a great guide. I really liked the city; especially the illuminated downtown area and city walls. The hotel in Beijing was very nice and centrally located. I think Beijing is the cleanest city I have ever been to. Nothing prepared us for the vastness of the Forbidden and Summer Palaces or for the magnificence of the Great Wall. Vivianne was organized and always courteous. She had a good sense of humor and was an excellent ambassador for this magnificent country. I think you do a great job and I would thoroughly recommend you.
A Taste of China
I just returned from Friendly Planet's Best of South Africa tour and still cannot believe the high level of service provided. Everything was so well coordinated from the time we checked into the airport at JFK to the time we returned. Our tour guides were exceptional, Pieter , our guide in Johannesburg cared for us like a family member. Our lodging arrangements were nothing but exceptional. I cannot say enough about my experience and I greatly recommend Friendly Planet. Thanks for making my journey enjoyable and affordable.
Marie Jean-Pierre, Weston, FL
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Why travel with us?
- Easy: Let us do the work! We bundle everything together, including flights, hotels, and most taxes and fees into one simple price. Pay a deposit to reserve your spot and pay the rest later.
- Great value: We negotiate special wholesale rates and volume purchases, at prices far better than you could get on your own. Carefully compare our prices and inclusions—you won't find packages that include so much for so little.
- Legendary service: Call us to experience it! We're passionate about travel, and we love helping you put together a journey you'll remember for a lifetime.
- Thoughtful itineraries: We've spent years crafting and refining tour itineraries full of the must-see sites, but at a comfortable pace. We also include unique cultural and off-the-beaten-path experiences you won't find on other tours.
- Great guides: On our tours, enjoy talented English-speaking guides who will make each destination come alive, often adding unexpected adventures. And our local tour managers are there to answer all your questions.
- Freedom to roam: Our tour itineraries always include time to explore on your own. Customize your trip with optional activities and excursions at fair prices.