In the May 2012 edition of Traveler magazine by National Geographic there is a great article about the 50 best guided tours. These tours include adventure, family, small-ship and volunteer trips designed for special experiences, cultural connection, immersion, and sustainability. The article is divided into six areas around the world – Africa, Asia, Central and South America, Europe, North America and Pacific Islands. Here is a link to the article.
Want to get the best deal on one of these tours of a life time? Here is a link to suggestions from National Geographic. Saving on Your Tour Sign up for email notifications from tour companies that interest you. Be flexible with your travel dates and consider negotiating with the tour operator if there are a number of openings close to the tour departure date.
It is very difficult for me to choose just one trip that is the best for me and my family. Which of these 50 tours is your favorite?