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Private Tours

  • Private Tours

If you like the look of any of our small group itineraries but you’d prefer to travel independently, why not let us arrange a private tour for you?

We can organise independent, private tours for two or more people on nearly all of our small group tours. You choose the date you travel and we make all of the arrangements, including flights, airport transfers, your accommodation and transport, the activities and sightseeing. We will also appoint an Explore tour leader or local representative to take care of your day-to-day travel logistics and make sure your local guides and drivers are fully briefed.

Almost all of our small group tours can be arranged as private tours. Occasionally we make small modifications to the itinerary, accommodation and transport arrangements to make them more appropriate for a private tour. For example you may travel by private car rather than by coach, or make your game drive by private 4WD rather than by truck.

The key benefit of travelling on a private tour is the flexibility it allows. You can choose exactly when to travel and your tour will be guaranteed from the moment your booking is confirmed. During the tour itself decisions about where and when to stop, how long to spend at each site, where to eat and what time to set out in the morning are all, within reason, yours to make. Your local guides will bring the destination to life and can tailor their information to your personal interests.

On an Explore private tour you will have the full support of our local team. You will also have emergency back-up from our UK based operations team, available at any time of day or night in the event of a problem on tour.

Explore have been successfully organising private tours for couples, families and small groups of friends for many years.

These are just a few of the private tours we have organised:

  • A tour of South Africa’s highlights for a group of six people
  • An exclusive Tanzanian walking safari 
  • A week-long trip to the Dolomites for six friends
  • An active Croatian holiday for two families travelling together

How to book your private tour: 
1. Browse our small group tours to find your ideal itinerary to arrange as a private tour
2. Call our dedicated team on 0844 875 1890 or e-mail to discuss your preferred dates and to receive your quotation.