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Busabout

Busabout

Hop-on hop-off tours by coach through Ireland, Scotland, Asia, North Africa and more. Plan your own itinerary with its online trip builder.

  • Supports sustainable tourism and aims to reduce its footprint with fuel-efficient vehicles.
  • Buy passes for different lengths of time for flexible travel.
  • Designed with backpackers in mind, with a focus on treks, festivals and adventures.
Cosmos

Cosmos

Build-your-own or organized tours that offer affordable trips highlighting distinct cultures around the globe.

  • Undiscovered tours take you to stunning, lesser-known destinations.
  • Budget options under $1,000.
  • Its Cosmos Lite tours offer á la carte, customized experiences.
GAdventures Solo Travel

G Adventures

Sustainable small-group tours for every travel style, from wellness retreats to National Geographic Journeys.

  • Choose 18-to-thirtysomethings tours for like-minded travelers.
  • It uses local transportation to help support local economies.
  • 24/7 multilingual customer support.
Intrepid Travel

Intrepid Travel

Travel in small groups with local experts on tours devoted to food, cycling, polar exploration and more.

  • Small tour groups with no more than 10 people to a guide.
  • Itineraries are balanced between planned activities and free time.
  • You’ll see a mix of classic sights and off-the-grid gems.
On The Go Tours

On The Go Tours

Winner of the 2018 British Travel Awards, On The Go invites travelers into authentic experiences with local guides and transportation.

  • Tours include 3- to 5-star accommodations, airport transfers and all local transportation.
  • Open to all ages.
  • Tailor-made options for private tours.
Topdeck Travel

Topdeck Travel

Top Deck takes 18-to-39-year-olds on themed excursions around the world, from sailing to camping to general explorations.

  • Save money using discounts on early payment, past passenger, group travel, multi-trip and more.
  • Trips include accommodations, meals, sightseeing tours with local guides and bucket-list activities.
Tours4fun

Tours4fun

Budget travelers can get comprehensive tours on six continents with options for foodie, historical and ecotourism adventures.

  • Best price guarantee ensures the cheapest rates.
  • 12,000 listings and 2,500 cities available.
  • Offers student discounts and a rewards program for leaving reviews, referring friends and more.
Travel Talk

Travel Talk

Fun, low-cost tours in Europe, North Africa, the Middle East and Asia.

  • Uses local tour guides for authentic experiences.
  • Most travelers are 18 to 39, but all ages are welcome.
  • Often has 50% off specials.
Trafalgar

Trafalgar

Connect with locals, uncover hidden gems, taste the culture through authentic food.

  • 53% of its guests travel with Trafalgar annually.
  • Accommodation and meals are taken care of.
  • Early payment discounts, discounts for solo travelers and last-minute deals.
Tucan Travel

Tucan Travel

This adventure tour company started leading tours in South America, but today offers travel in every continent — including Antarctica.

  • Gives back to local communities and supports animal welfare.
  • Award-winning tours.
  • 60% of its travelers go solo.

Compare companies like Contiki

CompanyBest known forContinents with tours availableAge restrictions
BusaboutHop-on hop-off backpacking tours1 — EuropeNone
ContikiTrips with travelers your own age618 to 35
CosmosTours with free time built into the itinerary6None
G AdventuresSmall group travel with a sustainable mindset6None — though you can opt for an 18–thirtysomething trip.
IntrepidOff-the-grid destinations with a focus on local culture7None
On The GoTailor-made trips with deep dives into each locale6None
TopdeckInsta-worthy sightseeing with millennial companions618 to 39
Tours4FunNo-nonsense tours around iconic destinations6None
TrafalgarUnique experiences hosted by locals7None
Travel TalkBudget trips with frequent BOGO deals6None
Tucan TravelAdventures that welcome solo travelers7None

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Bottom line

Guided tours from companies like Contiki offer an invigorating combination of adventure, convenience and authenticity. But flights generally aren’t included in the tour price — book ’em for cheap by comparing airlines to find the best deal.

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