Tours are a wonderful hassle-free way to visit multiple destinations in one trip, knowing everything has been organised for you, including accommodation, transport and an itinerary that ensures you visit all the must see sights. G Adventures offers specialised family tours that are intentionally designed with families in mind. They run at a family friendly pace, so no-one feels rushed, keep travel time to a minimum so that energetic kids don’t get bored in between sights and make sure the activities interest all ages. They also have regular, well timed breaks to refuel those hungry tummies.
Check out our top five family tours from G Adventures.
Experience the highlights of India with an 11 day family tour beginning in Delhi. Kick off your adventures with a delicious Indian feast and then take time to explore Old Delhi. Visit the incredible Jama Masjid Mosque and stroll through the renowned Chandni Chowk Markets. Continue on to Udaipur, where you can admire the City Palace and the striking Jagdish Mandir Temple. Enjoy a fabulous cultural show at Bagore Ki Haveli and a peaceful boat ride around Lake Pichola. Perhaps the most exciting part of the tour will be a safari adventure in the Ranthambore National Park where you can spot deers, birds, monkeys and even tigers in the rugged surrounds. On the other hand, seeing the granduer of the Taj Mahal firsthand will certainly be a sight to remember.
Discover the remarkable scenic beauty of the Amalfi Coast with a family tour of Italy. Your 7 day adventure will start in Naples where you can begin your holiday feasting on authentic Italian pizza. Head to Pompeii and admire the fascinating Roman ruins and even witness the huge crater of Mount Vesuvius. To truly appreciate the spectacular scenery, take to the water in your sea kayak and paddle along the Amalfi Coast with a chance for a dip at the secluded beaches. Enjoy a day trip by boat to the beautiful island Capri. Take a hike through the Amalfi region, where you will be met with breathtaking views of the coastline, on what is aptly named the Walk of the Gods.
London and France
Two destinations sure to be at the top of many families’ bucket lists are London and Paris. For 8 days you can see all the sights of these popular European cities with G Adventures. Eat ice cream in Hyde Park, visit the Tower of London and tour the best of London’s museums. Take a day trip to Kent to visit Hever Castle, before heading to Paris. Sample sumptuous French cuisine with a fun cooking class and relax with a picnic under the shadow of the Eiffel Tower. Feel like a local as you take a boat ride along the River Seine or take the kids to the unique amusement park, Jardin d’Acclimatation.
If discovering the treasures of Asia is next on your list, consider taking the kids on a 12 day tour through Vietnam. Begin by sightseeing in Hanoi with a cyclo ride through the Old Quarter and enjoy an entertaining performance at the famous Water Puppet Theatre. Your adventures will continue with a visit to the magical Halong Bay where you can admire the incredible limestone cliffs and even go swimming at the pristine beaches. After a quick visit to Hoi An, you will continue on to Ho Chi Minh City where you can feast on flavourful Vietnamese cuisine, pick up souvenirs from the Ben Thanh Markets or let the kids cool off the Saigon Water Park.
Kids and adults alike will relish the opportunity to see Africa’s big five in the wild. G Adventures 12 day South Africa family tour will take you to some of the best safari parks in the country. Beginning in Johannesburg you can admire the diverse landscapes of South Africa before standing in awe of the Blye River Canyon, one of the largest canyons in the world. Pan for gold at Pilgrim’s Rest before arriving at the Timbavati Private Nature Reserve. Your days will be filled with game drives in an open safari vehicle with the rare chance to spot lions, elephants, rhinos, leopards and buffalos. Your tour will also take to the world renowned Kruger National Park before heading over to Swaziland.