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We are the original since ‘62, but we’re nothing without the input of our fans and travellers. You are what makes us who we are today & we always have our ears tuned to the ideas and advice of those around us.

In ‘09 we jumped into Asia, with trips that see the sights and embrace the variety of cultures that thrive there. We listened to you when you said they wanted to get in touch with the communities they’re travelling through, which is why we have inclusions like a visit to the COPE centre who provide prosthetics & rehabilitation in Laos to those affected by landmines. We also offer the opportunity to enjoy a meal at KOTO charity restaurant, where former disadvantaged youth are trained in the hospitality industry.

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You asked for Latin America, and we listened. In ‘11 we ran our first tours across Peru, Argentina & Brazil - which is now fast becoming one of our most popular destinations. You told us you still hadn’t got enough, so we came to the party & bought you our new Galapagos, Costa Rica & Ecuador trips!

This year we’re continuing the journey & taking you to the sweet sounds of live bands rocking out at festivals across the world, like the iconic Bilbao BBK Live in Spain, and our much anticipated packages to Splendour in the Grass in Australia.

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Comments (379)

  • Chelsea

    Chelsea

    over 2 years ago

    Africa, contiki safaris would be amazing!

  • Chelsea

    Chelsea

    over 2 years ago

    Africa, Contiki safaris would be amazing!

  • apryor01

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    over 2 years ago

    CONTIKI TAKE ME ANYWHERE! i would love to go to Europe, has been a dream of mine for so many years. with every second dollar getting put aside for a trip with contiki!

  • Chelsea

    Chelsea

    over 2 years ago

    Africa, Contiki safaris would be amazing!

  • AJ

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    over 2 years ago

    Contiki Africa! :) The continent has amazing places to see and visit! Egypt, South Africa, Morocco, Kenya. :)

  • jenjen

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    over 2 years ago

    i'd love to see contiki bringing people to my home country,South Africa!With so many beautiful cities, historical landmarks, vibrant and diverse culture and the friendliest people you will ever meet,more people need to come experience Africa at its best.And to top it all off,our Table Mountain in Cape Town has just become an official world wonder!

  • Bella91

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    over 2 years ago

    More of Africa besides Egypt. Morocco would be cool, as would safaris with Contiki!

  • AussieAz

    AussieAz

    over 2 years ago

    Europe! :D

  • Deanna

    Deanna

    over 2 years ago

    BALI! Indonesia would be a dream on Contiki.

  • Bella91

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    over 2 years ago

    More of Africa, besides Egypt! Morocco would be cool, and safaris would be awesome as well. Also, who doesn't want to go to Madagascar!

  • Mike56

    Mike56

    over 2 years ago

    Contiki South Africa - Capetown and Kruger National Park. Surf, Sharks and the Big 5 - Contiki Bliss

  • Maaag

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    over 2 years ago

    Nepal!! Would be amazing...

  • bee_anx

    bee_anx

    over 2 years ago

    I live in South Africa and I would love to see some tours in our beautiful, diverse country - the people are all amazing and with so many breathtaking places to see and different cultures to experience, it is a definite must for anyone who loves adventure, sightseeing and let's not forget - partying!
    From adrenaline rushes like Bloukrans bungy - the highest there is, to amazing diving sites in Sodwana and Aliwal Shoal, from stunning pristine beaches, to safaris and so much more!
    And I would love to be a guide on one of these tours!
    A truly magical place with unparalleled diversity!

  • Explorer1171567

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    over 2 years ago

    Greece would be fabulous! (or vietnam, not picky :D)

  • JamesA

    JamesA

    over 2 years ago

    South Africa would be a great place for Contiki to go to, with Contiki themed safaris.

  • Sine67

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    over 2 years ago

    Kenya and Zanzibar

  • Matt

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    over 2 years ago

    Madagascar

  • Jenny1895

    Jenny1895

    over 2 years ago

    Africa or Antarctica would be great :)

  • Deanna

    Deanna

    over 2 years ago

    Indonesia or South Africa!

  • Cefritz

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    over 2 years ago

    Nepal or Vietnam!! Would love both!

  • Maaag

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    over 2 years ago

    Nepal, plus India and China because it is on the lap of a beautiful snow capped Himalayas, one of the oldest heritage and rich culture, exotic weather, beautiful valley surrounded by hills, Ironic Himalayas running across the northern and western part of country , and I would love to see/climb a part of Mount Everest :D

  • Explorer1167721

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    over 2 years ago

    Europe: Norway, Svalbard and Island :)

  • arax

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    over 2 years ago

    I would love for Contiki to take me to Bhutan - where the remote Himalayan kingdom is waiting to be explored. It's a unique country that still holds its cultural roots dear, while the rest of the world becomes increasingly urbanised.

    Perhaps Contiki would have Contiki jeeps there instead of buses (due to the nature of their roads), and the groups will be kept to a very minimum to make the experience even more special.

  • Rho.Ph15

    Rho.Ph15

    over 2 years ago

    Definately Africa!! the culture there looks incredible.

  • Serena

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    over 2 years ago

    I do know that some of the Contiki tours pass through Finland - but i want a tour dedicated only to that place. I have always wondered what it would be like to travel to the ARCTIC CIRCLE, maneuver a SNOW MOBILE, visit a HUSKY camp and enjoy Lapin Kulta ( touted to be Finland's best beer). Enjoy one week of the most exhilarating experiences and unbelievable landscapes.

    But above all to try and get a glimpse of Mother Nature's own Disco Lights - the NORTHERN LIGHTS PHENOMENA!!!! Just writing all this down has gotten me excited!!!

  • rahnawyn

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    over 2 years ago

    I'd like to see a Europe trip themed after fictional places - for example, go to where Hogwarts would be (Scotland), 221B Baker Street (Sherlock Holmes), and have a tour themed around that. I think it would be really interesting and fun to do.

  • Explorer1251799

    Explorer1251799

    over 2 years ago

    Central and Southern Africa, including the jungles of Rwanda, Savannahs of east africa to the two oceans of South Africa.

  • Kirsty

    Kirsty

    over 2 years ago

    AFRICA - Would love to do a Safari with Contiki!

  • LorenRose13

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    over 2 years ago

    Take me to Turkey!! I love Turky, I have been there before and I loved every minute of it. Next time I would love to stay there for more than 3 days!! Plus I have wanted to go to Vietnam for a very long time. Take me away Contiki!!

  • Jude55

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    over 2 years ago

    The Cook Islands...or maybe even the heavenly Maldives!

  • Klokkies

    Klokkies

    over 2 years ago

    Africa would be great! Alska would be awesome too! I also want to see Japan on Contiki's tour list!
    I <3 traveling! Won't mind going to Vietnam next! hint hint ;)

  • Katrina

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    over 2 years ago

    Egypt xx

  • Wattbenj

    Wattbenj

    over 2 years ago

    A tour of the Pacific Islands would be pretty damn epic! Fiji, Vanuatu, Tonga, Samoa, New Caladonia.....it would make for a quality tour.....lot's of culture, lot's of white sand and clear blue seas, lot's of partying! :)

  • Danthanh

    Danthanh

    over 2 years ago

    I would love to travel around Europe! Trying to save up for my dream trip of exploring England, Paris, Amsterdam, Italy and Greece. To me, Europe embodies romance, history and culture. The architecture and art are also wonderful. Though I have only seen them through pictures and videos, they inspire a longing to see another aspect of the World first hand. I hope Contiki will give me that chance.

  • Serena

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    over 2 years ago

    I know that a few of the Contiki trips pass through Finland, but I want a tour dedicated complete to the place. I have always wondered what it would be like to travel to the ARCTIC CIRCLE, maneuver a SNOW MOBILE, visit a HUSKY camp for an AMAZING sledging experience. I also can't wait to get my hands on Lapin Kulta, touted to be Finland's best beer.

    But above all I want to get a glimpse of Mother Nature's own Disco Lights - the NORTHERN LIGHTS PHENOMENA. Please make it happen Contiki, just writing about it has gotten me all excited :D

  • Danthanh

    Danthanh

    over 2 years ago

    I would love to travel around Europe! Trying to save up for my dream trip of exploring England, Paris, Amsterdam, Italy and Greece. To me, Europe embodies romance, history and culture. The architecture and art are also wonderful. Though I have only seen them through pictures and videos, they inspire a longing to see another aspect of the World first hand. I hope Contiki will give me that chance.

  • alispice01

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    over 2 years ago

    Where to next with Contiki? well... Id love to go to South America! Looks like a great place to explore!
    Vietnam would be amazing too. It has been 'flavour of the month' for many years and Ive never had the push to see asia as yet. It looks like a great adventure!

  • Danthanh

    Danthanh

    over 2 years ago

    I would love to travel around Europe! Trying to save up for my dream trip of exploring England, Paris, Amsterdam, Italy and Greece. To me, Europe embodies romance, history and culture. The architecture and art are also wonderful. Though I have only seen them through pictures and videos, they inspire a longing to see another aspect of the World first hand. I hope Contiki will give me that chance.

  • Explorer1382275

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    over 2 years ago

    The cultural wonder of Japan. Sushi, harajuku and those cool hotels where you can sleep in a pod, not to mention the night life and karaoke!

  • Réna

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    over 2 years ago

    Take me on a foodie adventure through the Nordic countries - foraging for local herbs and veggies, shopping in the local fish markets, enjoying a multi-course meal at an award winning restaurant and paying too much for a craft-roasted cup of coffee.

  • Klokkies

    Klokkies

    over 2 years ago

    Butan, Nepal and Bali yes please!

  • KylieJ

    KylieJ

    over 2 years ago

    Definitely the Arctic Circle! Especially in Winter! You could change lives forever if you took your tour groups there! Nobody would EVER forget seeing the Northern Lights (Just imagine the PROPOSALS!), being led by huskies through the frozen wilderness, getting their reindeer license, living out our childhood Narnia dreams, plus all of the usual Winter sports!!! In Winter up there, the sun never really rises and you holiday in a perpetual twilight, combine this with the snow that covers everything and the light makes everything purple and blue and magical... I think you guys could do something awesome with this, doing this trip is a dream for so many, but it is too expensive to do on your own. AND, the tour companies that DO do it, suck a little bit.

  • Rhiannon

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    over 2 years ago

    South Africa! As I'm already planning a trip there early next year, it owuld be perfect timing. Especially if countries like Lesotho, Zimbabwe and Mozambique were included. Riding ostriches in Oudtshoorn would be one of the unique experiences available, as well as exploring the history of apartheid and the beautiful work of Nelson Mandela and the anti-apartheid movement.

  • melinda-rd

    melinda-rd

    over 2 years ago

    I would love to go to South America. No where specific, just a little of everything. Definitely some great things to see around there.

  • ajf

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    over 2 years ago

    Vietnam and Cambodia are a definate must do contiki tour. Next please add Afrika! From the Okavango Delta, to Kenya's masai mara tribes and South Africa from Cape Town table mountain to Kruger national Park - Contiki needs to add some African tours :)

  • Tish

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    over 2 years ago

    Southern Greece!! would absolutely love to go on a magical cruise around the mediterranean with Contiki!! Good food, amazing views and great company equals BLISS :)

  • Erin

    Erin

    over 2 years ago

    i'd love contiki to do an around the world tour and take me everywhere!!!! =)

  • Loz

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    over 2 years ago

    East Africa safaris - Kenya & Tanzania! I'm having to go with another tour company :-( I'd also like to see Contiki explore Scandinavia more - I toured Scandinavia with Contiki in 2010 and wish I could have stayed longer and saw more & gone further north. Japan would also be good. Or in summary, how about just everywhere. There's no where I don't want Contiki to take me!

  • Nathalie

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    over 2 years ago

    I would love to go to Mexico, to see the Maya's, Aztec's and others civilisation ruins !

  • laurenemily

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    over 2 years ago

    A tour where you can do a bit of volunteer work in the mix... i.e. work a couple of days in an orphanage in Russia, helping paint a school in Peru etc...
    or...
    A tour that covers Israel, Turkey & Greece...

  • Lazno

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    over 2 years ago

    I'd love to do tours rough India and Japan. But honestly Contiki I would go anywhere with you! I always look back in Contiki as the best times of my life. Contiki creates amazing life long memories.

  • Janineonajourney

    Janineonajourney

    over 2 years ago

    Going to have to say Africa! I live in South Africa and I would so do a Contiki trip that explored the Vic Falls, etosha, namibia etc. You can call me when you run it and I will be your first booking :)

  • Amy

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    over 2 years ago

    I would love to see Contiki go to Latin America. It is such welcoming place and the people are so warm and friendly. It would be awesome.

  • Annie

    Annie

    over 2 years ago

    I would love to see an African Safari on Contiki's tours!! I have traveled with contiki on 4 tours and they have been some of the best experiences of my life! I was so happy to see that contiki added Machu Picchu to the line up recently and I look forward to trying that one out or an Egypt trip once I beat stage 3 cancer! Traveling is my passion and I when I am in the hospital for my treatments I use the mental image of being on a fantastically fun contiki tour as my positive thought the gets me through treatments. Happy thoughts...Happy thoughts! Thank you contiki, for providing lots of amazing happy thoughts for everyone who chooses to travel with this Wonderful company!!!

  • Luca

    Luca

    over 2 years ago

    Not long from now I can picture Contiki tours into space. Watching the sunrise from 500km above the surface of the Earth would be amazing! Then a quick day trip to the moon, why not.

  • syaz

    syaz

    over 2 years ago

    Nepal and mongolia ! They're the hidden gems of Asia.. breathtaking landscapes and amazing cultures. And also Morocco...it's an amazing country. the people are friendly, ever changing landscapes , amazing food and beautiful architectures !

  • Serena

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    over 2 years ago

    Contiki, please come to India - It's my home and the variety and uniqueness of India surprises even me every time I travel. Mumbai - The business hub, Gateway of India and one of the hottest party scenes, A train ride is also a must do and will be a mad experience. Rajasthan - known for rich culture and heritage monuments; Kerala - known for breathtaking beaches & backwaters; Goa - the land of Sun, Sand, Surf & Sea; Kashmir - the Paradise on the Earth; Agra - the Home of Taj Mahal; Himachal Pradesh - one of the most charming & captivating states are some major tourist destinations in the county. These destinations are worth deserving and attract tourists & vacationers from all over the world.

    Moreover, have you ever seen a BILLION people? We do have the second highest population in the world so imagine the crazyness that entails.

  • Georgina59

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    over 2 years ago

    SOUTH AMERICA!!! x

  • Georgina59

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    over 2 years ago

    SOUTH AMERICA!!! x

  • Tricia

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    over 2 years ago

    I would love to go on a Contiki European tour covering countries such as Spain, England, France, Amsterdam, Italy and Greece, etc! It would be such an exciting (and new!) experience as I am from the Southeast Asian part of the world (Philippines, reprezent!) :)

  • Siobhan

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    over 2 years ago

    I would love a Contiki tour that included Madagascar....being able to see all the weird and wonderful creatures that the rest of the world forgot would be an amazing experience...and doing it with Contiki would be even better!

  • Lucy

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    over 2 years ago

    Uzbekistan would be amazing - breath-taking attractions and beautiful buildings.

  • Maria

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    over 2 years ago

    Sri Lanka would be great

  • Kellkellz30

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    over 2 years ago

    I have always wanted to travel and see Venus. It looks like a truely magical place and being completely suurrounded in water adds to it's beauty but hey I would love it if to if the next place Contiki could take me to see was Vietnam... hint hint lol

  • ALY55A

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    over 2 years ago

    I'd love a Contiki sailing trip from Miami to Jamaica, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cabo Mexico to LA, with a few other places in between! :)

  • Samara13

    Samara13

    over 2 years ago

    Seems as though everyone has the same ideas - Contiki does Africa! How amazing would it be! Also, as I am Tasmanian I would also like to suggest adding Tassie onto one of the Australian tours, this place is amazing; it has so much history, everyone is super nice and it's GREEN! I highly suggest the Circular Head region for historical sites, farming and energy resources and Launceston for the party life! Come on Contiki - we Tasmanians have so much to offer! And we know how to party!

  • Luke

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    over 2 years ago

    I'd love to be taken by Contiki through northern Africa. Morocco, Algeria... lets follow in the foot steps of Laurence of Arabia!

  • NicoleB

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    over 2 years ago

    The islands of Indonesia!

  • Explorer1152198

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    over 2 years ago

    Caribbean. All those islands would be amazing! Sun, sand and culture - love it!

  • Smooth79

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    over 2 years ago

    Alaska, the chance to experience the vast untuched wilderness and the opportunities for the rugged, backcountry treks. Hike on a glacier, take a canoe, a rafting or a kayak on one of the crystal clear lakes and rivers, and the chance to wrestle bears for salmon, well maybe not!

  • angelica

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    over 2 years ago

    I would really, really, really love Contiki to take me to Seoul, South Korea :)) It's one of the places that I dream to go because of the culture, the wonderful architectures, most especially the places where sports are usually held, the houses built in the olden times is really a must see, the fashion, and the people. It's really a DREAM COME TRUE if Contiki would take me to Seoul :))

  • Morgan

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    over 2 years ago

    I think in the future, Contiki should consider a couple of new tour options:

    1) An African Safari-style tour. Following and finding the big five game (lion, African elephant, Cape buffalo, leopard, and rhinoceros), climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, rubbing shoulders with the locals and exploring the wilderness. It would be magical!

    2) An expansion of the Asian options. I think Japan would be a fantastic addition - and make like a huge "Asian Explorer" trip that covers Japan, China, Vietnam, etc.

    3) More European country options! I'm just about to go on my two European tours so I don't know what is missing (yet). But in-depth country or cross country tours would be fantastic. A cultural explosion of excitement!

    I was going to put down the Galapagos Islands but you bet me to it! Keep it up Contiki. I plan to travel to world with you guys so the more options, the better. 5 tours down and counting! Thanks!

  • Candice

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    over 2 years ago

    SOUTH AFRICA!! Because it's my home and I'm so proud of our gorgeous country. I want everyone else to experience the beauty, friendliness, adventure, diversity and sunshine of my South Africa from top to bottom. Besides, the rest of the world needs to see for themselves that we don't ride elephants to work or have lions in our backyards. Haha :)

  • Jezzcar

    Jezzcar

    over 2 years ago

    I'd love to see Contiki embracing the Middle East for what it truly is... An entirely different world to any you will ever see, with so many different cultures, foods and ancient, incredible sites to witness and learn about. Washing away the stigma of war surrounding countries such as Iran, and showing the world what they're truly made of. I think it would be such a culturally stimulating experience and a real eye-opener for anyone willing to step out and explore those near-untouched lands.

  • Carinna

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    over 2 years ago

    India or Dubai would be amazing places to travel to!!

  • MariaC

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    over 2 years ago

    Cyprus!!!! There is NOONE there, not even TopDeck - what a winner you would be!

  • Explorer1342075

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    over 2 years ago

    Europe! As an Architecture student I've always loved to experience the stunning and the glorious structures in Europe. Ever since I was a child I had pictures and I swore I will visit Europe before I die. So Contiki, please take me to Europe!

  • beckyperren

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    over 2 years ago

    It's gotta be Greenland. Apparently there's an old traveller's saying.. 'When you've seen the world there's always Greenland'. I'm convinced, however, that it is an adventure haven just waiting to be explored that shouldn't be a last resort because people have been everywhere else! The huge island offers beautiful wilderness that gives adventurers freedom to explore, on foot, by ski or by dogsled! Magnificent mountains, glaciers and fjords also give opportunities for kayaking, rock climbing and fishing. After all the activity, there are picturesque towns in which to grab some good food and drink and warm your toes! Make it happen Contiki! :)

  • Lolly

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    over 2 years ago

    I am a South African and I dream of travelling around the world one day...I have a passion for Europe and Asia and hope to one day experience different cultures and ways of life on these two culturally rich and stunningly beautiful continents. However, I have made sure to adventure across my own homeland first, and I feel that more people should be given the opportunity to see what I have seen in my own country. There are so many beautiful places to explore in South Africa, a place where you can travel from the beaches of the KwaZulu Natal coast to the mountains of the Drakensburg in only a few hours. One could branch out and include Lesotho and Mozambique in tour options, adding cruise options onto tour packages. There are so many cultures within our county's borders, not to mention that we are also home to the 'Big 5' and a vast array of other magnificent animals and wildlife. There is room for growth in the Contiki family, why not include more of Africa in your already vibrant collection of tour destinations...Consider coming to the Southern tip of Africa, it will be a destination to remember...

  • Tricia

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    over 2 years ago

    Hey, Contiki! I really feel that you should include the Philippines in your line-up of awesome tours. Being an archipelago composed of 7,107 islands, there are infinite possibilities of exciting activities, breath-taking sceneries, and cultural exposure found in the Philippines, as each island has its own uniqueness about it. Even I, a Filipino, am blown-away by the beauty and richness of the culture of each island that I visit (and I still have a lot of islands to go!).

    Tourists will be welcomed with the hilly and mountainous landscapes of Batanes, the diversity of flora, fauna, and coral reef wildlife in Palawan, the impressively expansive rice terraces of Banaue -- all these only among a multitude of others. People who are up for adventure, or simply to have the time of their lives, should definitely consider the Philippines. So, Contiki, bring your tours to the Philippines! You definitely won't we disappointed. :)

  • Estar.Nicola1303

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    over 2 years ago

    I would have to say south Africa- Cape Town, Western Cape, Eastern Cape, Free State, Gauteng, Kruger National Park,North-West Province, Lesotho, Swaziland etc... Day/night safaris, camping in the heart of it all!

  • Lydia

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    over 2 years ago

    In-depth Swizerland, and Souther Africa, including Naminia, Botswana and Mozambique!

  • krpotter

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    over 2 years ago

    Really far out places. Central Asia would be rad, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan. Or the Caucasus countries, Georgia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan. I think the off-the-beaten-path stuff would be great with you guys!

  • bestaroi

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    over 2 years ago

    I would love Contiki to extend options for Asia. I would love my daughter s to go to Vietnam with Contiki to experience the culture and the different way of life. I want them to have an appreciation of what the world has to offer and to have their horizons broadened. I think it would be an experience memories of which would last a lifetime

  • KarlS

    KarlS

    over 2 years ago

    Middle east and United Arab Emirates! Amazing to go to the places like Dubai and Abu Dahbi, where the money is poured into their tourism market!

  • littlesparrow

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    over 2 years ago

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    through India in all its majesty,
    where the Taj Mahal breathes silent tragedy,
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  • yybear

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    over 2 years ago

    would be amazing if Contiki takes me to Tibet. I've always wanted to go but have never got the chance!!

  • Jen_au

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    over 2 years ago

    The Middle East/Northern Africa for sure!! Maybe Syria/Irsael/Lebanon/Jordan in sync with your Turkey or Egypt tours, Morocco could slide in with Spain tours!!! And maybe even Tunisia from France??

  • resh_21

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    over 2 years ago

    I'd love to go on a contiki UAE trip... so many hidden lands and luxuries, yet to be explored and discovered :)

  • TalissaB

    TalissaB

    over 2 years ago

    Would love to go to Africa! Love nothing more than going on a safari and camping out under the stars.

  • Samara

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    over 2 years ago

    Eastern Europe!!!!! It's not as popular for tourist as the rest of Europe but is just as amazing!

  • Chakachi

    Chakachi

    over 2 years ago

    South Korea!! Their fashion, music, food, culture, style... it's so up and coming. I would love to check it all out.

  • Explorer1320859

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    over 2 years ago

    AFRICA, particularly Madagascar. Reunion Island would also be awesome (but probably not from a business point of view). But be quick, I'm fast approaching your cut off age!!

  • Ravery

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    over 2 years ago

    the ends of the world, alaska, ushuai, the antartic are all destinations I would love to visit, to see the northern lights would also be a dream come true.

  • Jem

    Jem

    over 2 years ago

    Contiki Tours to India !!! traveling in, around and through India,with Contiki would be new , safe , and So much fun! - it would be fantastic!!!

  • RozBoz

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    over 2 years ago

    More SKI trips! Loved the Austria Contiki ski trip, but would LOVE to go skiing in Japan, or Switzerland on specialised Contiki trips... can meet new people, you always have someone to hit the slopes with, and then theres the parties with everyone after a long day of skiing!

  • bunkster

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    over 2 years ago

    Id.like to go to London with Contiki but really anywherr new would be amazing for me!

  • bunkster

    bunkster

    over 2 years ago

    South Africa would be neat as well and to get a chance to get up close and personal with caring for lion cubs or elephants. Dream of mine

  • Anneli

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    over 2 years ago

    Definitely Southern Africa - (South Africa and its neighbouring countries - Madagascar, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Botstwana).

  • emma_92

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    over 2 years ago

    Malaysia, Phillippines, Sri Lanka and Barbados!!!

  • Scott Bowden

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    over 2 years ago

    The middle east and africa are next on my to do list so contiki tours there would make my holiday planning a piece of cake.

  • John

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    over 2 years ago

    For me it would have to be India or Africa.... and maybe a little bit of Iceland ;)

  • HayleyM

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    over 2 years ago

    I would love to see contiki take me to Africa, it would be a safe and organised way to travel the area that would otherwise be impossible due to lack of knowledge and potential dangers especially for a young person travelling alone! What isn't amazing about what Africa has to offer - the safaris, the landscapes, its so unique!

  • jo

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    over 2 years ago

    africa

  • LOVEADVENTURE

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    over 2 years ago

    INDIA! India is very very diverse, probably the most diverse of countries on this earth. It has some of the Coldest places in Kashmir, a place that has highest rainfall in world – Cherrapunji, and also one if the driest places on the Earth – The Thar Desert. Adding to that, more than half of Indian boundary is home to beautiful beaches. And don’t forget that Northern part of India hosts Himalayan Ranges snow capped mountains. Mix all this with different cultures and hundreds of Languages and Dialects you have a got a potent mix of diversity. It's amazing that with such diverse people & geographies India operates as one single democratic country! Top 10 Places:
    1. Agra’s Taj Maha
    2. Jaipur is also popularly known as the Pink City
    3. Goa is Famous for its pristine beaches
    4. Kashmir was once called Heaven on Earth
    5. Kanyakumari for its spectacular and unique sunrise and sunset
    6. Delhi, Capital of India
    7. Ajantha & Ellora are 28 – 30 rock-cut cave monuments
    8. Darjeeling for it's natural beauty and ts clean fresh mountain air
    9. Mysore is a tourism hot spot within the state of Karnataka
    10. Kerala, situated on the lush and tropical Malabar Coast

  • Scott

    Scott

    over 2 years ago

    "Contiki Space". Although this might be looking a bit into the future if you start doing the ground work now once the technology exists you can dominate the market of space-travel. Who wouldn't want to go?

    Itinerary:
    Day 1: Meet up with all your new companions on Planet Earth and receive the basics in space travel before you "blast off" on your next adventure
    Day 2: Unwind with your new friends on Venus. Venus is a lot like earth with valleys, mountain and even volcanoes so if your keen get your space-boots on an experience some of the best mountain climbing our solar system has to offer or rent a shuttle to go and view the many amazing volcanoes
    Day 3: Next on the list is Mercury, and with temperatures of around 450 degrees C what better time to work on your tan! For the more adventurous how about a close-up encounter with the sun? One of special shuttles can take you even closer to the sun to observe the giant burning star that we call our own
    Day 4: Its a long trip to the asteroid belt so just sit back and play some space drinking games with your new friends! Remember, every time someone says "moon" take a shot!
    Day 5: Its time for some fun on the asteroid belts so grab your suits and head on out! For those with some built up rage why not try using our asteroid cannon to blast these ancient rocks into a million pieces? If that's not really your thing how about checking out the mining operations and seeing if you can find yourself some rare minerals?
    Day 6: Welcome to Mars! It's often thought to be home to aliens but why not check it out for yourself? Rent one of the space rovers to explore the red planet for lifeforms or explore some of the caverns on foot!
    Day 7: Its time to take a look at the massive gas planets! Check out the many moons of these giant masses from our viewing decks and marvel at the rings of Saturn! But please people, keep the Uranus jokes to a minimum.
    Day 8: Its time to stay at the long "abandoned" Pluto, check out the museum around the race for space exploration and where's next for the industry and look out for new inhabitable plants with our giant telescopes!
    Day 9: Its a long trip back home so it's time to wind down and really soak in the outer-space experience
    Day 10: What would space travel be like without a party on the moon!? Time to let your hair down and party like the Martians would! Makes sure you check out the landing spot of the first astronauts while you are here and decide for yourself whether it was set up or not!
    Day 11: Its time to re-enter earth's atmosphere and reality. Say goodbye to all your Contiki mates and reminisce the good times you all have shared!

    How does that sound? I can help with the final details if you require further assistance.

  • Explorer1327312

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    over 2 years ago

    I personally would love to go any where n every where with contiki because itssuoer fun n u meet so many different n awesome ppl no matter where you are n wat your doing but it would be cool if contiki did really random trips that concentrated on one particular area like Iceland or greenland. something random! Lol oh yeh n like Vietnam I really really want to go to Vietnam :)

  • Sabs

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    over 2 years ago

    I'd have to agree with a lot of people and go with Africa. An African safari has always been on my bucket list and going with contiki would be a dream come true.

  • littlesparrow

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    over 2 years ago

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    We come to Contiki for exotic titillation,
    so drive us through Nairobi to Zanzibar's spice plantations,
    running close to where the wild run free,
    and ending our safari for a pristine beach by open sea.

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  • Katie

    Katie

    over 2 years ago

    Would love to go anywhere but if I must pick I would like to go to India, Africa would be awsome, Morocco, Singapore with its amazing shopping experience.

  • Jessevans

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    over 2 years ago

    TAKE ME ANYWHERE YOU WOULD LIKE CONTIKI

  • Explorer1198473

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    over 2 years ago

    Western Australia should be added, there is so much to see and do. South of Perth you've got Margaret River and the wineries, breweries caves to explore, the beautiful beaches of Albany, Esperance, Dunsborough plus the beautiful forrests of Pemberton. Maybe on the way back pan for gold in Kalgoorlie. North of Perth the Pinnacles, Kalbarri, Exmouth, Broome, the Kimberley... I could go on and on. I will happily be the tour guide for you!

  • Explorer1346671

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    over 2 years ago

    You already go so many places but I would love to go with Contiki to the Middle East, Jordan, Jerusalem, Egypt would all be amazing! I would also love to travel with contiki through India, that would be another amazing experience!

  • ShanTheExplorer

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    over 2 years ago

    After Vietnam :D i would love to go to Fiji :D

  • Romi

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    over 2 years ago

    India!!

  • Explorer1379584

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    over 2 years ago

    East is East, would love to do a crazy tour of the Eastern Half of the World from East Africa to Bali!

  • hikate123

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    over 2 years ago

    Please take me to Morocco or Cambodia or Egypt or New Zealand or South Africa. Anywhere please Contiki, i love seeing the world!

  • Ash

    Ash

    over 2 years ago

    Portugal and Morocco would be amazing places to see, or Africa for a safari would be awesome. Or the Caribbean to see all the islands and beautiful beaches. Anywhere Contiki takes me would be a dream come true!!

  • Stef de Boer

    Stef de Boer

    over 2 years ago

    the places where Contiki doesnt take you on the trip of your life time are few! Being a proud South African, I think its time Contiki shows the world hoe us Saffas party it up and showoff our beautiful country in style! Maybe then people will realise that they wont get eaten by all the tigers(???) and lions that roam the streets! Hahahahahaha! Or anywhere out of the ordinary and exotic...the Med, Carribean, Antartica...the world is our Oyster and Contiki makes it more accessible!!!!!! Love what you guys do!!!!

  • Bee

    Bee

    over 2 years ago

    India... from the frosty slopes in the north, the beaches of the south and all the spice in between

  • Newick

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    over 2 years ago

    Anywhere I'n the world would be amazing. We had a trip all planned overseas last year for a belated honeymoon. Then close to final arrangements unfortunately i was struck down with severe crohns disease. Unable to travel at that point plans were pushed aside. Now it's all under control I want to finally share the contiki experience of travel with my husband and enjoy life. So anywhere would be a blessing!!!

  • Chandre Smith

    Chandre Smith

    over 2 years ago

    I would love to go on an African safari or to India or to the UAE area. How awesome would that be??! :D

  • KatS

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    over 2 years ago

    ALOHA!!!

    Hawaii baby!!!

    Tour the islands, soak up the sun, splash in the surf, explore volcanos, learn to HULA, try the local cuisine!!! 6 islands to play on - what more could you want!

    Play all day in the sun... I will see you there x

  • Meggles

    Meggles

    over 2 years ago

    Japan!!! Would be A-MAZ-ING!!!

  • altergeist

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    over 2 years ago

    I'd love to go on a Contiki tour of Russia and China on the Trans-Siberian railway, going all the way to Bejing by joining the Trans-Manchurian line later on. From Bejing I'd love to travel through Tibet to Lhasa, taking in the highest railway in the world. I've always fancied an extended, cross-continental railway journey, through stunning landscapes and numerous towns and cities steeped in history and culture. Can you say epic?

  • roxmorjar

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    over 2 years ago

    A viking tour! norway, sweden all the way to the northern shetlands and western islands of scotland and iceland :) see all the the vikings have left behind !

  • Pam

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    over 2 years ago

    African Safari and/or Israel!

  • BieBie

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    over 2 years ago

    South Africa, Kenya and maybe a nice Island like Seychelles/ Maldives! Like that Island on Couples retread, for young people only :)

  • Tenille

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    over 2 years ago

    one word - KONNICHIWA!! its a land of contradictions - the crazy chaos and quirkyness combined with a serene, very respectful and traditional culture - it has something for everyone!

  • Explorer1414867

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    over 2 years ago

    i would love to go on a tour of remote borneo and malaysia... this would be an experience of a lifetime... to travel through and see how the natvie people live and to experience the wildlife... i believe contiki need to do this for people to see how these people live :)

  • amandagriffin88

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    over 2 years ago

    1. Antarctica! Penguins, frolicking through snow, did I mention the penguins? Although that would probably be a pretty damn expensive Contiki trip!
    Therefore to be more practical: An African Safari would be pretty amazing. Game parks, handmade African art, amazing scenery and maybe throw in a day or two of volunteer work/interaction with the locals for a well rounded trip?

  • madiw

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    over 2 years ago

    Japan it si the only country that contiki does not go to that i really i wan tto go. it would be awsome if contiki could do a tour here seeing all the shrines and eating sushi!!

  • Sammy88

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    over 2 years ago

    The Arctic Circle ! Not a place many people get to visit but I imagine would be very popular. The polar bear, snow dogs, penguins etc all in their natural wildlife. Whether you do a cruise around the area or stay on a mainland also.... this would be amazing

  • Sammy88

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    over 2 years ago

    Kenya and African Safari would be a top trip also... experience their culture and put life in perspective and see we how don't actually have it bad in Australia compared to third world countries. Check out the African wildlife on a real safari in open wildlife reserves! - Amazing just thinking of it !

  • Ag'z

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    over 2 years ago

    The continent of Africa, South, West, North and East! Mozambique Zanzibar, Portuguese Islands....Zimbabwe Vic Falls....there is so much more to Africa than Safaris....its rich in history and culture after all the cradle of mankind is in Gauteng South Africa...Casablanca to the Karoo there is something for everyone!!! And yes i am a African and i am proud of my continent and want the rest of the world to share in it's beauty!!!!!
    Next on the list could be India....the colors, the food, the culture, the people, the history, the vastness, the contrast, the spirituality....the list could continue!!!

  • Sammy88

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    over 2 years ago

    Round the world contiki!!.. Once in a lifetime trip... Contiki pick the most popular places visited by previous conitki visitors and put together a trip that has a limited amount of stops and experience each part of the world in one trip! Experience a taste of what each part of the world has to offer! this could be combined with a round the world airline ticket perhaps still providing travelers with reasonable priced tours ;)

  • lucyrm

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    over 2 years ago

    Anywear and everywear!!! i wouldnt even mind :)

  • jessica55

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    over 2 years ago

    Madagascar would be amazing! It's an awesome place for windsurfing and the animals are so unique. It would be an unforgettable experience.

  • Chants

    Chants

    over 2 years ago

    I think an awesome Contiki trip to climb Kilimanjaro and then after visit the Angora Crater and then off to Zanzibar :-) i think this would be an awesome adventure before the ice cap melts on Killi.... keeping my eyes peeled for this trip

  • Explorer1320805

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    over 2 years ago

    Africa or Japan would be really awesome!

  • Eruss028

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    over 2 years ago

    I'm surprised Contiki does not yet have an African safari option. I'm sure it would be quite popular.

  • FriendlyCarl

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    over 2 years ago

    Contiki should offer some real off-the-beaten-track tours of Africa. Have a bunch of unique and adventurous activities that would normally be impossible for your average traveler to do.

  • AmyPhoto

    AmyPhoto

    over 2 years ago

    It would've amazing if you offered midsize group African safaris!! Also a European trip that goes through Spain, Portugal then down to the cape.

  • AmyPhoto

    AmyPhoto

    over 2 years ago

    Another idea would be to hit several large music festivals in US or Europe then tour areas in between or along the way. :)

  • MaryMo

    MaryMo

    over 2 years ago

    In the spirit of Contiki, and dhow you like to play games and have contests... hidden in these song lyrics is the destination you should add next....

    I hear the drums echoing tonight
    But she hears only whispers of some quiet conversation
    She's coming in, 12:30 flight
    The moonlit wings reflect the stars that guide me towards salvation
    I stopped an old man along the way
    Hoping to find some long forgotten words or ancient melodies
    He turned to me as if to say, "Hurry boy, it's waiting there for you"

    It's gonna take a lot to drag me away from you
    There's nothing that a hundred men or more could ever do
    I bless the rains down in Africa
    Gonna take some time to do the things we never had

    The wild dogs cry out in the night
    As they grow restless, longing for some solitary company
    I know that I must do what's right
    As sure as Kilimanjaro rises like Olympus above the Serengeti
    I seek to cure what's deep inside, frightened of this thing that I've become

    It's gonna take a lot to drag me away from you
    There's nothing that a hundred men or more could ever do
    I bless the rains down in Africa
    Gonna take some time to do the things we never had

    Hurry boy, she's waiting there for you

    It's gonna take a lot to drag me away from you
    There's nothing that a hundred men or more could ever do
    I bless the rains down in Africa
    I bless the rains down in Africa
    (I bless the rain)
    I bless the rains down in Africa
    (I bless the rain)
    I bless the rains down in Africa
    I bless the rains down in Africa
    (Ah, gonna take the time)
    Gonna take some time to do the things we never had

  • Rachael

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    over 2 years ago

    I would like to see Contiki take me to Arcadia - Greece which is thought to be the happiest place on earth :)

  • AmyPhoto

    AmyPhoto

    over 2 years ago

    What about a multiple continent tour?! Or even around the world? That's a dream trip of mine!! What do you think? I'd help plan it!!

  • sarahjw

    sarahjw

    over 2 years ago

    Definitely Africa! There's more beautiful, historical and cultural areas just waiting for Contiki to explore it :)

  • aequitas

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    over 2 years ago

    on an adventure fro under the stars usa to observatorys across the globe i would go whereever you will go

  • Hannah

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    over 2 years ago

    India and Nepal, with the incorporation of more experiences that are lesser seen by general tourists such as home stays. I think its important to incorporate cultural and authentic elements into an overseas experience, and to be undertaken in the secure environment of a contiki tour would be a definite bonus.

  • Alexander

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    over 2 years ago

    A tour of India or Kenya would be awesome!

  • Rebbi

    Rebbi

    over 2 years ago

    South Africa!
    Johannesburg to Cape Town (and everywhere inbetween)

  • Mallory

    Mallory

    over 2 years ago

    Africa would be an amazing opportunity - there are so many amazing places and activities that would fit right in with a Contiki tour.
    You have African safaris and Kruger National Park for the animal and wildlife lovers, markets for the shoppers, cage-diving with sharks in South Africa for the thrill-seekers.
    For the adventurous and out-doorsy, there's Mt. Kilamanjaro, belly-dancing lessons in Morocco for those who like to immerse themselves in local culture.
    For the sight-seers there are river cruises down the Nile, the pyramids in Egypt or the Apartheid Museum in Johannesberg for the history buffs.
    And of course, for everyone, there's the food!
    An African Contiki tour would be a real adventure, something I would love to be a part of :)

  • Danielle

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    over 2 years ago

    Nepal and Bhutan! Everything about the countries seem beautiful to me, the culture, the landscapes, the art/architecture, the food, and of course the people. Someday I'll get there.
    Also, I think Helping adventures would be interesting, help build homes or establistments or teach how to plant crops, provide people with every day how-to necessities that so many of us take for granted. It's always nice and gratifying when we know we are giving back to people that will be forever be grateful for the lessons we've taught them, like so many have taught us.

  • Explorer1298902

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    over 2 years ago

    I like peoples suggestions of African safaris, but Contiki can take me anywhere! <3

  • Kaathima

    Kaathima

    over 2 years ago

    It seems alot of people want to go to Africa. Being from South Africa I wouldnt really want to contiki here, but Morocco would be amazing! I'd also love to contiki to Turkey, Sri Lanka, Eastern Europe (such as Romania - heard good things about it).. There are so many places, so much culture to be experienced..

  • Karleen

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    over 2 years ago

    Japan!!!! or anywhere really! so much of the world to see.

  • Andyroflz

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    over 2 years ago

    Let's start at Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam where we can ride scooters around the city, eat tasty street food and bargain at the most obscure night markets. From there we'll head over to the island of Phu Quoc to sunbake on the endless white beaches and soak in their turquoise waters. Then it's onto Laos to the secret backpacker escape of Don Det and Don Khon, where we can swim with the river dolphins and drink into the night. It's back to Vietnam to visit historic Hoi An outside Da Nang for a bit of culture. Then we head over to Thailand where we visit the animal-packed jungle of Khao Sok National Park. After that the last stop will always be the party capital of Bangkok.

  • kfenton

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    over 2 years ago

    Alaska would be awesome.

  • msmonty

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    over 2 years ago

    They may not seem super exotic but my boyfriend and I are huge baseball fans and we would love a tour that took us to all the best baseball stadiums- Chicago, Pittsburg, Baltimore, New York, Boston and Philadelphia. You may be thinking that this would be easy to put together ourselves- which it might be.... but to have a group of people who all shared our enthusiasm for the game and tour around WITH THEM... that would be 100x better! Maybe an extra stop at the Baseball Hall of Fame, the Louisville Slugger Factory, the Field of Dreams field, or the place in NJ where baseball was invented.

  • sheaa

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    over 2 years ago

    ANYWHERE`!! but my top 3 would be Europe, Australia and Europe again.

  • Cassandra

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    over 2 years ago

    It would be awesome if Contiki created themed trips like a soccer highlights trip where you can visit the famous soccer stadiums of the the world or UK OR go on a historical tour based on the history of Rugby e.g. a visit to the town of Rugby OR even a tour to visit the 'greenest' cities of the world OR even the cities with the most extreme engineering (bridges/buildings). I know a lot of people who would definitely do a trip like that!!!!

  • Catherine

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    over 2 years ago

    I would love contiki to take me to Nepal. Being a proud kiwi, i know Sir Edmund Hilary had a great impact in Nepal and to be able to enrich myself in their culture would be fabulous. Studying early childhood education, I would love to be able to visit the preschools and engage in helping Nepalese children. What a dream trip this would be.

  • Joe

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    over 2 years ago

    How about Canada's east coast. The true north strong and free. I have been everywhere in the world and this is the most unique place for people that care about the people in this world.

  • Ch3l5

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    over 2 years ago

    Contiki please take me anywhere in Europe! So many places on my bucket list reside there and I cannot wait to see the countless sights and experience it has to offer :)

  • msmonty

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    over 2 years ago

    Did you know that Australia, with all its natural beauty, has over 60 GIANT MAN MADE THINGS!?
    A giant pineapple, a giant pelican, a giant avocado, a giant clam, lobster, shrimp, and boot. What an accomplishment to see say even HALF of the giant things!
    This is my mission. While on the hunt for giant things of course I'd have an opportunity to see all the other beautiful things Australia has to offer.
    If you'd like to know more about the large random things and the probably small, strange towns they are in... you can follow this link. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australia's_big_things

  • xoxoMandieRosexoxo

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    over 2 years ago

    Cruises to Antarctica! I think so many people would travel there is it was made available and fun! I know it's on my Bucket List and I would most definitely go on the Contiki Tour if they took me there!

  • TarafromNS

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    over 2 years ago

    Africa!!! Actually I will travel anywhere!

  • rSoheil

    rSoheil

    over 2 years ago

    Anywhere ! i love Europe ! been there many times but for change my top 3 would be : Peru, Argentina &Tibet :)

  • Captain

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    over 2 years ago

    I must say, anywhere far away from America would be very exciting. But my top three would have to be Japan, somewhere in Europe or Ireland. Japan because of the complete contrast in cultural learning experiences it has to offer on top of the fact that I've always wanted to take the time to sit down and learn at least some of the language and going there would give me a legitimate reason to. Europe because I hear so many great things about it. The food, the shopping, of course the culture, etc. It would just be an amazing place to see. And Ireland not only because from what I've seen in pictures and such I think it's breathtakingly beautiful, but also because I am part Irish and so it would be amazing from a heritage stand point to experience it first hand. And, of course, the history/historical sites they have to offer would be fantastic to really experience. Anywhere I could go, I would love to take advantage of the learning opportunity and dive head first into the culture through things such as community service and things that could actually make some amount of difference. That would be my dream trip.

  • Julia

    Julia

    over 2 years ago

    Contiki in South Africa or in Japan would be amazing !!

  • B

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    over 2 years ago

    Contiki... take me down under!!!
    Let me ride the great sandy desert on the back on a kangaroo with a jumpbuck in my swag!!
    Let me help the drover search for water along the Diamantina.
    Let me stand on-top Uluru in my driza-bone and akubra hat, then search in a mad rush for gold in Ballarat.
    I want to dance around a bon fire in the middle of the outback and drink XXXX at the local pub and hear tales of the long lost love in the war.
    I want to be stained from the red earth and here 'g'day mate' while I stroll along the vast stretches of beautiful beaches and rocky shores.
    I want to experience this beautiful land, Australia, in all its wonder and glory. Then perhaps make up songs of my travels under a ten million starry night-sky and re-tell the story to my children and their grand-children.
    Living on a dream and dj, please put this record on!! :)

  • Tandi

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    over 2 years ago

    Indonesia, South, Africa, Mozambique, Tanzania, Morocco!

  • jdistefano

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    over 2 years ago

    South Africa! Would be so amazing and then maybe a safarri tour mixed in! Love Contiki! Would love to go to Vietnam! Looks amazing!

  • katiegirl

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    over 2 years ago

    Camping experience through Mongolia through to China and Tibet... Such beautiful countries that would be so much easier to explore with Contiki!!

  • Mallory

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    over 2 years ago

    Expanding into more of the Asian territory that is covered by Contiki would be make for a great trip! Heading to Hong Kong, BeiJing, Shang Hai would really open a lot of "Westernized" eyes. In Japan, there's Tokyo, Hiroshima, Yokohoma and many more!

    Asian countries inspire a lot of people with their food, sense of style, and culture. For much of the Western World, Asia is literally a whole different planet due to the vast differences in the way we live our lives - which to me, means a trip in which I can not only have a great time meeting new people, but I can learn as well, and develop new understandings and appreciations for other cultures.

    Another suggestion would be to start building in volunteering opportunities, or to even develop trips based on volunteering. Something I've always wanted to do would be to head to a place like Africa and help build homes, or volunteer at orphanages, etc. I think it's very important to learn about the ways that others live, and to see "the real world". It can be a truly eye-opening experience, and something that you will really hold with you forever. Not only does it make you feel good to help out others, and do some good in the world, but it also helps to make you appreciate what you have. It would be really great to go to some of these countries in Asia or Africa that, for the most part, are much less 'well-off' than where most of us are from; and rather than just flaunting the money that we have, we actually take part in learning about their culture, history, etc and take the time to help out where we can.

  • Alicia86

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    over 2 years ago

    Africa and the Arctic would be amazing!!! I'd also love to go to Antarctica :-)

  • Adnaral

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    over 2 years ago

    Like everyone else, an African tour! One that goes to Zimbabwe/Zambia to see Victoria Falls and the Devil's Pool!

  • Dan likes to travel

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    over 2 years ago

    Japan top of my list to add 7 Contiki tours under my belt and many more to come until I have to start taking antiki tours.

  • Explorer1119838

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    over 2 years ago

    Next has to be Africa!!! Such a beautiful country with so much to offer for all travellers alike! Kenya! Tanzania! South Africa! Egypt! Can't wait to be on a Contiki bus in Africa!!!

    Imagine Contiki tours that visit some of the African orphanages, "Contiki-ites" giving to young orphans and helping out the locals with daily jobs and tasks that we take for granted back in our home countries. It would be just so amazing, inspiring and heart touching!!!! :D

  • Luka

    Luka

    over 2 years ago

    contiki take me Everywhere !!!!! i guess if i had to choose EUROPE :)

  • Colie-olie

    Colie-olie

    over 2 years ago

    Starting to include places not typically seen on people's travel itineries to allow for greater worldly knowledge like expanding into the middle east, including the Turkay, Saudi Arabia, and United Arab Emirates or expanding Asia, maybe India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Bangladash!

  • photoex213

    photoex213

    over 2 years ago

    Start off in South America making your way south to the Falkland Islands.. even Easter Island, and an option to end with a Cruise to Antarctica. I would also love for Contiki to have a tour where you're in one country for a longer period of time ( 3 weeks +). Ahhh! So many ideas! My first goal is to get out of Canada first, it's been too long :p Australia, Africa, Himalayas ( Tibet), France, England, Even check out the good ol' west in the US/....Everywhere!
    What draws me to want to travel are the history, archaeological, cultural, the art, architecture, communities above and below the water AND the Peacefulness of the adventure, exploration, the craziness of having a great time, meeting new people.... I Can't wait to take my first trip with Contiki! Long time in the planning

  • Explorer1228905

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    over 2 years ago

    I think that it would be fantastic if Contiki offered tours with a volunteering aspect! Perhaps in different parts of Africa, Asia and South America. I would definitely go on a tour that involves directly helping others while seeing another part of the world from a local's point of view. Also, I have noticed there aren't many Africa tours.. It's on my list to see Mount Kilimanjaro so I would be up for that! :)

  • Travel4Life

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    over 2 years ago

    The Caribbean Islands. Ten days. In a sailboat. I've always wanted the chance to try out the old sailor's life, and what better way to do so than sailing around the islands where some of the world's most notorious sailors lived freely for a century? It's a pirates....I mean sailors life for me!

  • Explorer1291267

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    over 2 years ago

    Africa is on the top of my dream list like many people who posted above, but....

    I think it would be great if Contiki could take travelers on a unique journey to the Top of the World-- The North Pole. The panoramas of the astonishing arctic landscape would be incredible!

    Also, I see that Contiki gives their staff members two days off to volunteer as they choose. It would be great if Contiki could organize some volunteer vacation trips for travelers can go for a pre-determined amount of time to volunteer and help make the world a little better :) It would be life changing!

    North Pole

  • Heidiho6

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    over 2 years ago

    Contiki-please take me to the pink sand beaches of Harbour Island, Bahamas! A tour of this island and those close by would be amazing and unique.

  • uannasor

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    over 2 years ago

    India!

  • dantheman

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    over 2 years ago

    Contiki Israel would be amazing. I wen't to Israel 2 years ago. When it comes to sight seeing, history, culture, food & music, this country is nothing but magic. Everything contiki is all about!

  • Kellie

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    over 2 years ago

    An adventure around the Indian Ocean with stops in Christmas Island for the crab migration and NW Australia for whale sharks and other wildlife adventures.

  • Phi-Phuong

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    over 2 years ago

    INDIA-INDIA-INDIA-INDIA-INDIA-INDIA-INDIA-INDIA-INDIA-INDIA-INDIA-INDIA-INDIA-INDIA-INDIA-INDIA-INDIA-INDIA-INDIA-INDIA-INDIA-INDIA-INDIA-INDIA-INDIA-INDIA-INDIA-INDIA-INDIA-INDIA-INDIA-INDIA-INDIA-INDIA-INDIA-INDIA-INDIA-INDIA-INDIA-INDIA-INDIA-INDIA-INDIA-INDIA-
    for me definitly !! Thanks -xxx-

  • Catherine

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    over 2 years ago

    Well some ideas that contiki could do are...
    - South Africa
    - Indonesian Islands
    -More long tours with prague (and prague pub crawl) in it
    - More trips with Ireland and Scotland
    - Just thinking outside the box but what about a contiki cruse around the greek islands

  • Allie

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    over 2 years ago

    I would love to visit the Czech Republic, Cyprus, Greece, Italy, Scotland, Ireland, Sweden, Peru, Iceland, or Egypt with Contiki!!
    I've always dreamed of traveling and think it would be amazing to do it with Contiki!

  • Lauren

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    over 2 years ago

    Nicaragua, Bali !

  • gianc1jj

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    over 2 years ago

    I would love to go to Asia!!! Anywhere would be amazing

  • preciouspixies

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    over 2 years ago

    Vietnaaaaaammmmm!!!!! Or Nepal or India!!! That would be amazing!!!!

  • preciouspixies

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    over 2 years ago

    Vietnaaaam!!!!!!!! Or India or Nepal!!!!! That would be amazing!

  • Coffs

    Coffs

    over 2 years ago

    Antarctica baby, let's get chilly!

  • Kiyah

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    over 2 years ago

    Dear Contiki,
    It would be awesome if you could organise a tour in Hawaii which woukd see all the islands and include the more off the beaten trackctour and sights. Similar to an island hopper tour that you do in Thailand, this area is contantly growing expecially with the australian dollar going so well as of late. Chartering a cruise through the south pacfic like those of p&o would also be awesome for the younger adventurous market like Contiki passengers. And of coarse the one i have been waiting for which i know you guys would have high demand for is the South of Africa. I hope some of these details can help and thank you for putting together such a fabulous competition. Kiyah

  • LauraM12345

    LauraM12345

    over 2 years ago

    Alaska!!! Dying to go

  • Megan

    Megan

    over 2 years ago

    a more in depth Canadian tour! Like, one that goes to the Eastern/maritime provinces as well as the rest of the country. the existing tours and the ones that visit both the U.S. and Canada are cool, but how about a 10 province tour? I'm Canadian but have barely seen my own country aside from Ontario, where I live, and Quebec. would love to see more of the country with Contiki! :D

  • lilone

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    over 2 years ago

    A historical and cultural tour along the Silk Road.

  • lilone

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    over 2 years ago

    A very historical and cultural tour along the Silk Road!!

  • Tiffany

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    over 2 years ago

    Around China. Amazing sights, food and culture.

  • Explorer1415245

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    over 2 years ago

    India. To stay at an Ashram would be amazing.

  • Em

    Em

    over 2 years ago

    I would like to see Contiki take me to to the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, California. Some of the great artists that played this past April 2012 included The Black Keys, Radiohead, Dr.Dre & Snoop Dog, and Arctic Monkeys. It would be a great experience!

  • Landi7541

    Landi7541

    over 2 years ago

    Contiki Bali or Bora Bora! Would love to do a European Contiki, maybe something themed around the gladiators!

  • Kate

    Kate

    over 2 years ago

    Where do I begin? Contiki is already taking me to Egypt - so now Contiki take me to New Zealand, Australia, Costa Rica and Vietnam <3

  • Jerome

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    over 2 years ago

    The PHILIPPINES is the place to be! a 10-day or even a 30-day tour would not be enough to explore this magnificent country. Everyone must be given the opportunity to experience this and Contiki is the best way to do it. It really is more fun in the Philippines but Contiki can make it all worth while.

  • kmac

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    over 2 years ago

    Its not just me but the whole world, I want contiki to bring to the Philippines! The philippines is not just a country, its a paradise ! Located at the tropical Equator of the world, its the best place to see different diversification of Ecosystem that will quench the thirst of people for discovery and curiosity. Be awed and be amazed for how nature shape wonders in front of you! Different beaches to go, different beaches to relaxed.

    Contiki's heart pumping adrenaline activities for the young will sure be catch by 7107 islands (depending if its high tide or low tide). Truly a heaven sent for the young souls who needs to get off too much energy within their body.

    Its more fun in the Philippines whatever you do. Wanna attend fiestas or experience the people smiles and hospitality? Contiki's Trip would never be wasted once they experience the true wonders of the Philippines and when they go back they will say ITS MORE FUN With CONTIKI in the PHILIPPINES!

  • Traveler101

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    over 2 years ago

    Europe. Specifically Ireland, Scotland, Italy, Greece. I love history, architecture, and food. :)

  • mere

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    over 2 years ago

    China!

  • danielleb

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    over 2 years ago

    Contiki could take me anywhere and I wouldnt complain! Would LOVE to go to Africa, Vietnam or an Austrailia/New Zealand trip in the very near future!!!

  • preciouspixies

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    over 2 years ago

    Napal and India!!!!! Maybe with some hiking too :D :D :D

  • Rachelle

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    over 2 years ago

    I would like contiki to do a tour of jordan that links up with their egypt 1 =D

  • LaurenMilian

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    over 2 years ago

    Japan would be an amazing tour!

  • Kimberly

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    over 2 years ago

    South Africa!!

  • Michael_M

    Michael_M

    over 2 years ago

    Contiki, you are an excellent option for traveling the world in style, and I commend you for that! Traveling Europe with you has been a blast and with a Latin American tour in the works I couldn't be more ecstatic.

    BUT, there are a few destinations I've been hoping you'd add to your list. These are the areas I hope to see you add someday!

    AFRICA! Such a wonderful continent, full of amazing wildlife, landscapes and cultures that cannot be matched in other continent. Kenya would be my ideal location to see you add, a safari in Kenya with you guys sounds pretty rad. Also places such as Morocco and Rwanda would be spectacular. Morocco is a bucket list destination for sure! It'd be so cool to be there during their Marrakech Popular arts festival and to see the Saadian Tombs and all the major market places! Rwanda is filled with culture, history (although quite dark) and has so many ecological areas to visit! Especially mountain gorillas! And of course, last but not least, South Africa! Seems like a such a wonderful place. I also met some South Africans on previous tours, amazing people who take pride in their nation! It seems truly wonderful.

    Israel would be an incredible place to visit also. I know a few people who traveled to Israel with youth groups and said it was one of the greatest experiences of their lives. Israel is full of so much landmarks and so much history, I feel it would make one heck of a tour!

    Lastly, some more Asian tours would be nice to see. I think the number one Asian expansion I'd love to see is India. Again, as an individual who loves to immerse themselves in other cultures, India would be perfect. Imagine the possibilities! Learning Bollywood dancing, tasting the endless flavours of their spices! What a trip that would be!

    BY THE WAY, I absolutely LOVE that you guys are adding in tours that incorporate Music Festivals. Music festivals are absolutely amazing and need to experienced, especially with Contiki! Which reminds me, maybe you can throw in some festival tours for Coachella, Osheaga, Outside Lands etc.

  • Natalie

    Natalie

    over 2 years ago

    “A good traveler has no fixed plans and is not intent on arriving.” – Lao Tzu

    Africa, Egypt, Japan, England, Australia, United States, Canada, etc....I want to see it all!!!

  • canadacass

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    over 2 years ago

    I am hoping my next Contiki trip is Vietnam.....wink wink. But in terms of where I think Contiki should expand too, I think Africa is definitely the next place to conquer. Some people are intimidated by this vast continent, so would feel way more comfortable going with a well-known company they trust like Contiki. I can't imagine anything better than camping out on safari with the Contiki gang!

  • ronnie

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    over 2 years ago

    I would have to go with what other people are saying and go for a safari in Africa and party in South Africa. You guys got to make that Itinerary

  • Caroline_Australia

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    over 2 years ago

    An African Safari would be amazing with Contiki! :)

  • Jenbabe

    Jenbabe

    over 2 years ago

    Wow, I agree with Africa! It looks great on Amazing race would love to experience it for myself. :)

  • Explorer1265505

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    over 2 years ago

    I would love to go into South Africa with contiki! Capetown has been a place I have always wanted to go, but my friends and family aren’t interested. If I could go with a Contiki family I would totally head that way on my own.

    I also think it would be cool if Contiki did some more tours in western Australia. I’d love to see Perth and more along the western coast one day too.

  • alphajoemega

    alphajoemega

    over 2 years ago

    Contiki is the premiere brand in tour travel; the heavy-weight undisputed champion of all things vacation-electric. We all know this as well as we know the sun sets in the west. My best life memories, apart from family, love life, and personal accomplishments are directly fused in with Contiki travel. Having said that, can you improve on perfection? I happen to think there is no ceiling, and the only directions to move are up and forward. I would absolutely love to see an 'Around the World in 80 days themed Contiki. I am talking an all continent tour that upon completion you could say with conviction; I have seen the world. Would it be expensive? Hell yes it would. Would the memories forever flicker in your cerebral 3D imax? Hell yes they would, and that my like minded travelers is nothing short of priceless. Congratulations Contiki on all your WELL DESERVED and WELL EARNED success. Here's to 50 more - cheers.

  • Kim

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    over 2 years ago

    I am a South African and i even agree on the vote of bringing Contiki here:D it is a very unique experience and unlike any other tours you have to offer-from savage safari's to savage parties, and our beaches have sand!!-so come on over Contiki!!!!!! we will welcome you with open arms if you are prepared to come with open minds('',) ps. pick me as a site representative ;)

  • Kim

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    over 2 years ago

    ...and Camping is a must in S.A !! one of my favourite things to do with friends-boerewors rolls, pap en vleis, castle lagers and koeksisters! mmmm.

  • sjess82

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    over 2 years ago

    I would love to visit Bali for sure

  • mimiro

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    over 2 years ago

    Africa!

  • Explorer1329589

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    over 2 years ago

    Vietnam, forest, forest, no, I mean amazing forests and incredible beaches!

  • Explorer1171115

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    over 2 years ago

    Trans siberian rail journey from russia to China!!!

  • jerdude

    jerdude

    over 2 years ago

    Anywhere and everywhere in Japan!

  • Maddie

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    over 2 years ago

    Eastern Europe! Poland, Croatia, Bosnia etc, would be amazing and something a bit different

  • Alex

    Alex

    over 2 years ago

    Madagascar would be great! Or Antarctica as an add-on to a South America trip. India would be amazing as well.

  • vod

    vod

    over 2 years ago

    I'd love Contiki Tours to take me to Africa! it would be an absolute dream to travel throughout all of Africa and discover the rich cultures, sites, wildlife and the people!

  • Porochista

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    over 2 years ago

    I wanna see Contiki take me to Seychelles, Maldives and Madagascar :)

  • par72

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    over 2 years ago

    I agree with Africa. A contiki Africa tour would be amazing and so easy!

  • Kadisha

    Kadisha

    over 2 years ago

    Vietnam sounds like an interesting place to embrace Buddhism and try out new food. I bet the beached are spectacular and its people are probably the nicest people you"ll ever meet. I'd love to travel to a whole new part of the world. I can only imagine myself on that side of the world! I got goosebumps just by thinking about it! =)

  • freeL

    freeL

    over 2 years ago

    Always been a dream of mine to snowboard in Hokkaido, Japan.

  • Taylor

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    over 2 years ago

    Contiki should send me to BORA BORA to relax on the beach or in my hotel room that right on the water... Just like the movie "Couples Retreat!"

  • Lauren

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    over 2 years ago

    Southern Africa - Botswana (Okavango Delta), South Africa (beaches, wildlife, Cape Town) & Zambia (Victoria Falls)

  • deanbo

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    over 2 years ago

    South Africa!!!
    We have such diversity and the bus rides will be a breeze.
    A safari in the Kruger national park (where else in the world can you witness the Big 5?), a quick visit to Swaziland a neighbouring countries of South Africa, rich and unique in culture, PE, East london, and the garden route. Cape Town is a must! Gold Coast Australia do you have a seventh wonder of the world, do you have clubs which can match Ibiza, do you have the most beautiful women in the world? Enough said.. There is just so much to do and see.
    I love you South Africa!

  • seeyaruhh

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    over 2 years ago

    I would love to go to Thailand with Contiki! I've never visited my motherland before, and it would be an amazing time

  • curliecue

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    over 2 years ago

    Hmm, so tricky. i honestly would appreciate anywhere, even somewhere close-ish like Montreal. I haven't even begun to explore the world, people can learn from every nook and cranny!

  • lec2012

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    over 2 years ago

    Africa! Belize!

  • amsie22

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    over 2 years ago

    Contiki take me to New York, Atlanta, California, France, Italy, Greece, Spain, England - and I'll be the happiest person ever! Going to American while Warped Tour is on would be awesome!

  • oh_alex

    oh_alex

    over 2 years ago

    Brazil!!!!

  • Trisha1986

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    over 2 years ago

    French Polynesia would be awesome!

  • Luhnatic

    Luhnatic

    over 2 years ago

    It would be nice to have the option to go to Lhasa, Tibet, maybe after a visit to Dharamsala, India, where the tibetan refugees are.
    Since it's impossible to get visa by yourself, going with a group is the only way to discover Lhasa, a place with A LOT of history to tell us.

  • Explorer1257999

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    over 2 years ago

    africa!!!

  • reality_riot

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    over 2 years ago

    I think Turkey or the middle east would make for an interesting tour, since those locations are challenging for the average traveller to access in terms of language.

  • ADrag

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    over 2 years ago

    The next on my bucket list are Scandinavia and Asia!
    I would love to see a Scandinavian Contiki trip, including Norway, Denmark< Sweden, Finland and Iceland! A tour of the Norwegian Fjords, the Ikea factory, viking history, and the history behind the Scandinavian style (I'm a designer, and I LOVE the Scandinavian style!)
    Plus men from Denmark are soo good looking ;)

    I'm planning on going to Japan, China, and SE asia in the spring of 2013, can't wait to experience it Contiki style!

  • ArticFox

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    over 2 years ago

    I would love if Contiki did an arctic adventure and visited all the countries above the arctic circle!

  • Kristin

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    over 2 years ago

    I would love to go see the Northern lights was a group of fun 18-30s for sure!!!! Or to the World Cup in Brazil in 2014!! :) <3 you Contiki!

  • Meli26

    Meli26

    over 2 years ago

    Contiki has really branched out over the years adding new, wonderful trips to their itinerary. I think it would be amazing if they added Africa or Iceland to that list. I have always wanted to go on an African safari adventure and what better way to do that than through Contiki. Iceland has also been an interest of mine and could be a great addition to a Scandinavian tour of the North.

  • Ross

    Ross

    over 2 years ago

    Contiki Japan would be aaamazing!!! Japan is definitely next on my bucket list.

  • Kim

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    over 2 years ago

    You can Contiki me anywhere.
    So long as it's with Contiki.

  • Steph

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    over 2 years ago

    India during Holi (The Festival of Colors)! Just think of the pictures! Just think of the stories! Colors colors everywhere! Especially with Contiki! How fun does THIS look? http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2009/03/holi_the_festival_of_colors.html

  • Steph

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    over 2 years ago

    So happy that you have added Costa Rica recently!!! A new tour suggestion would be island hopping with the jamaica,domenican,cuba and puerto rico would be amazing!!

  • rusom2

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    over 2 years ago

    China or India, both amazing countries :)

  • bckz

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    over 2 years ago

    well going to Europe has been on my list for forever! so Europe would be sweet...or Africa or Peru and go to Machu Picchu!

  • Jason38

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    over 2 years ago

    Everest!!

  • eleniel421

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    over 2 years ago

    Morocco!

  • Steven

    Steven

    over 2 years ago

    I think adding Japan to the Asia tours would be an awesome idea! They have such a diverse culture, from seeing the sights and sounds of the big cities to the more rich in culture smaller towns with the beautiful temples and in such a small area! What more can Contiki ask for!

  • avnire

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    over 2 years ago

    Burma, Laos and Bhutan! Nepal and Argentina is on my list too!!

  • ryanchute

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    over 2 years ago

    Africa!

  • OGK

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    over 2 years ago

    Lebanon. The most beautiful country in the world!!!

  • plugz1

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    over 2 years ago

    Mali...West Africa. The allure of a land, covered by desert, drowned in history, sparkling with culture. What can be better than visiting such a mystical gem...A combination of past and present. The history of Mali and West Africa is rivaled by none.The opportunity to traverse the deserts and oasis of Mali, with a camel and CONTIKI for company. An experience none would dare to miss!!!

  • Veronica

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    over 2 years ago

    I would love to see Contiki offer tours in the middle east, like UAE - Dubai, Jordan, Israel....also tour in Africa like Kenya, South Africa or Tanzania.

  • woohoo

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    over 2 years ago

    Thailand! It's so beautiful there.

  • Ashley

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    over 2 years ago

    Southeast Asiaaaa!!

  • paulLIKElambo

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    over 2 years ago

    Ok, so I believe you've been anywhere and everywhere that has a beautiful awe inspiring white sandy beach right? What if we switch the white sandy beach part out and enter seven wonders of the world worthy with the city of Petra in the Jordanian territory of Ma'an . This beautiful, honorable and gives you the where in the world are we feeling is a realm in of its own. Home to jaw dropping 6TH century architectural ruins that are carved into the side of yellow stoned canyons making it one of the top 40 places you have to see before you die, according to BBC. Will undoubtedly sweep you off your feet and keep you guessing to how this was once thought of and made with such limited resources. Contiki, this is the place where I want to take my daughter some day and let her have the fondest of memories with her dad. Truly hope you guys are as blown away from this amazing location as I have always been. God Bless.

  • jee_nguyen

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    over 2 years ago

    it isn't the places you go, it's the people you experience it with. :) going to vietnam would probably be a dream come true. There is so much history and culture in a country like vietnam.

  • Ashleigh.C

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    over 2 years ago

    More tours around Asia. Places like Japan, Korea, China and the little hidden gems.
    Also like many others suggested, a tour of Africa would be a mind blowing experience!

  • Danielle

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    over 2 years ago

    I would love for a tour to South Africa!

  • Jen

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    over 2 years ago

    Antarctica. It's the last step before we start booking tours to Mars. (I'd go there too.)

  • ChristinaGace

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    over 2 years ago

    Contiki take me everywhere! See kayaking off the Gold Coast or music festival in Spain, I want to be there!

  • Jen1101

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    over 2 years ago

    I would love to go anywhere with Contiki! I'm never picky with Travel, take me anywhere and I'm happy! I do agree with a lot of the others, Africa would be amazing! :)

  • Laby

    Laby

    over 2 years ago

    All of the above sound like absolutely amazing suggestions: South Africa, the Arctic, Japan, South Korea… but how about simply adding Neverland Ranch as a tour stop on the California tour? I feel like there would be no place quite like it. (Pervy-tainted reputation aside of course…)

    For a less, er, controversial choice though, Iceland would be neat. The Land of Fire AND Ice? There’s something for everyone!

  • Lisa

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    over 2 years ago

    Definitely Africa! Maybe a tour that includes the South African coast, incorporating wine country, surfing, swimming with sharks, and maybe even travel to Botswana and Victoria Falls. Or have a safari tour in Kenya and Tanzania with opportunities to learn about wildlife conservation. Maybe include a cultural tour where you can travel to a remote village to really experience the people, their food, music, etc. It would be really cool to incorporate time for volunteering to somehow give back to those less fortunate at an orphanage, clinic, or school.
    Rafting on the Nile, the gorillas in Uganda, climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, beaches in Zanzibar - the options are endless!

  • keili88

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    over 2 years ago

    India!!! I would love to go but the language barrier has always been an issue for me.

  • Lindsay

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    over 2 years ago

    What about Iceland?! They have some of the most unique landscapes and incredible sights - at least according to pictures. And the Northern Light painting the sky one night - I can only imagine they're breathtaking! If you plan it, I will come :) This is why I need you!

  • Justine

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    over 2 years ago

    Russia, for sure.

  • Lisa

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    over 2 years ago

    Exploring the islands of Hawaii - Oahu, Kauai, Maui, the Big Island. Beaches, volcanoes, waterfalls, eco-tours, snorkeling, surfing, Pearl Harbor history, hula dancing, and of course complete with at least one Luau and a roasted pig!

  • Lisa

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    over 2 years ago

    Indonesia! Two words - Komodo Dragons :)

  • Odessa

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    over 2 years ago

    Russia and Eastern-Eastern Europe (Ukraine etc... I would like to visit my namesake).

    Also, Turkey beyond the Mediterranean coast. Something more historical/archaeological than "party" might appeal to some people (me).

  • JaimeMaree

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    over 2 years ago

    South America would be an amazing place to go and would be good to be in a organised group :)

  • Danelle

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    over 2 years ago

    Brazil, Argentina & Uruguay - I want to see the Iguazu Falls!! Oh, and a about a million other places.. Bring on Vietnam! :)

  • Lisa

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    over 2 years ago

    Alaska! Majestic landscapes, amazing wildlife, exploring national parks, glaciers, and what else is cooler than being out at midnight with the sun still shining!

  • Explorer1331059

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    over 2 years ago

    Africa! I would be such an awesome place to go but far to scaqry and dangerous when your own your own. I know with you guys not only would it be safe and I would be able to do so many more cool activities than if it was just me but I would have a blast witgh some awesome people at the same time!

  • Brittany

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    over 2 years ago

    Portugal!
    I would looooovvvveeee to go to beautiful Portugal. My husbands family is from there and I have only seen pictures. it would be amazing to go see his culture and relax in the sun.

  • Lisa V

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    over 2 years ago

    I went on an Egyptian tour about 3 years ago....dying to go to Vietnam! I was inspired by the movie "Good Morning Vietnam" with Robin Williams...I LOOOOOVE that movie! And I'd like to learn more about history and the Vietnam War. Once place you should consider expanding to is Antartica! That's another trip on my bucket list....I think it would be the trip of a lifetime!

  • Lisa

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    over 2 years ago

    I can't believe there isn't already a tour in the Caribbean. Either the Bahamas, Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, or Dominican Republic. It's like Spring Break all over again; more Bahama Mamas please!

  • JoshuaJonathanLow

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    over 2 years ago

    I would love to have a Contiki Tour centered around videogame locations.
    Call me crazy but after having played Assassin's Creed games I had to visit Acre, Florence and Istanbul. Not forgetting Chernobyl from S.T.A.L.K.E.R.

    I have actually visited Florence & Rome in between Assassin's Creed II and Brotherhood and it was like a surreal experience to see and touch the city in the flesh. I could navigate my way around the streets like the back of my hand!

    I know this sounds like a niche tour but maybe, just maybe it could be done in small groups with limited intake, with the optional activities catered for the majority of locations and sights in the game and also for the rest of the Contiki-ans who prefer other options.

  • KSeaTree

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    over 2 years ago

    The next contiki trip on my wishlist/travel plan is the scandinavia/russia tour, but as for tours of places you don't yet offer I like most of the commenters here am hoping for Contiki Africa, would love to visit South Africa, Kenya and/or Tanzania.

  • Explorer1276522

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    over 2 years ago

    Another Contiki Europe trip would be awesome!! Though I’d love a Contiki Antarctica tour. :D

  • honeyb11

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    over 2 years ago

    I'd definitely book a tour to Bali, my best friend has just come back from spending a month there volunteering at a school and her photos look a-m-a-z-i-n-g!! Such culture to explore and beautiful beaches!

  • Aznacv

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    over 2 years ago

    South Africa, Japan, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and India. :3

  • aliciaNC

    aliciaNC

    over 2 years ago

    Madagascar and South Africa :o)

  • EastCoaster

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    over 2 years ago

    Japan! The sights, sounds, tastes, people and just extraordinary experiences you can have there would be a great inclusion to your already great lineup! It would be very suitable for a Contiki bus adventure from North to South. And it is unforgettable, everybody should experience Japan in their lifetime! :)

  • Jordanh8

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    over 2 years ago

    It is extremely hard to choose, because I WANT TO GO EVERYWHERE! If I had to pick though it would be anywhere in Europe. I love the history, the romance and charm, the food, culture. Even though I haven't been to Europe, the things I read and see online makes me envision it as as a storybook because it seems so quaint and magical.

  • chocococoazul

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    over 2 years ago

    It would be awesome to go to South Africa or Tanzania. =]

  • Allie

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    over 2 years ago

    Anywhere I haven't been!! :) Eventually I hope to travel to every continent, so I still have South America, Asia, Africa, Antarctica and Australia to go! Any of those will be amazing!

  • angelabording

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    over 2 years ago

    My ideal Contiki destination would be Africa. More so, I would love to be able to get a taste of how the locals live as well as give back along the way. In my eyes, Contiki travellers love more than just travelling, they love seeing the world and, personally, I would love to help keep the world as beautiful, healthy and sustainable as possible for future generations of travellers to enjoy!

  • Travellin Keppers

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    over 2 years ago

    Antarctica because we all would love to explore this place but we really don't want to hang out with our Grandparents on holidays

  • Mauricio

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    over 2 years ago

    Now that Contiki added the Galapagos, I have to say tours in Turkey and Jordan would be awesome. A tour through Istanbul and then down to Petra would be amazing. Africa Would also be great, places like South Africa, Kenya, and Morocco.

  • Ailani

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    over 2 years ago

    I think an African tour would be a adventure tour =)! South Africa would be one of the countries I would love to see. Also, I wouldn't mind if some volunteer work is included as well. I love getting to know locals everywhere I go=)

  • Yoshio

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    over 2 years ago

    It would be amazing to win!! Should go to Japan!!

  • DanWakeling

    DanWakeling

    over 2 years ago

    Contiki Mexico?

  • dowling3012

    dowling3012

    over 2 years ago

    africa.. that way the tour gives everyone an new expreience and will help local enonomy wuth tourism.

  • Explorer1352176

    Explorer1352176

    over 2 years ago

    As a suggestion for those who have never been, trips to Belize and other Central American countries that are not only less touristy, but have so much to offer, especially for explorers like myself. Scuba or snorkel the second largest reef in the world. Climb ancient Mayan ruins and get to know the people of the culture. Experience the night time in a Jaguar Reserve. Interact with the locals.
    On a selfish note, I WOULD LOVEEEEEEEEEEEEE if Contiki did a Galapagos Island trip. You will get explorers, biologists (like me!), and nature lovers alike!

  • JLopez

    JLopez

    over 2 years ago

    Japan please! I want to party on Mt. Fuji!

  • klilek

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    over 2 years ago

    Contiki Africa would be an amazing trip. It would be incredible to visit the countries in a group safely. An experience you would not be able to have otherwise.

  • urban_squirrel

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    over 2 years ago

    I would also like to see Africa and Central America, but more than that, more of Asia! How about Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, or Korea? I myself am half Japanese and would love to learn more about my own roots.

  • Pamela

    Pamela

    over 2 years ago

    Contiki India! I'd love to go to India so much.

  • Explorer1310761

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    over 2 years ago

    The Galapagos Islands! It's like the garden of eden! Amazing.

  • angelabording

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    over 2 years ago

    Being as I am willing to go anywhere in the world at least once, the destination wouldn't matter as much as the format. I would love to see more themed tours; more specifically tours for photographers. One reason I tend to travel more often on my own than in groups/tours is because travelling at a photographer is different than travelling for other reasons. Being able to tour cities at night or at dawn, when the lighting is best, is a huge plus for me. Also, photographers tend to want to visit different sights, and spend more time at them, that normal tours offer. Travelling with a group of photographers, of all levels and abilities, would help build an even stronger connection and allow people to learn from one another while travelling (not matter what level you're at)!

  • Katie

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    over 2 years ago

    I haven't had many opportunities to travel in my life.... I would feel so blessed to go anywhere!! Vietnam would definitely be an amazing experience!!

  • TravelBug79

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    over 2 years ago

    Antarctica or Space would be cool...., but since you dont go there yet i'd settle for an amazing trip Galapagos & Ecuador . :)

  • KP22

    KP22

    over 2 years ago

    Everywhere! I have no doubt that following contiki's history of slowly expanding they will easily expand to nearly everywhere in the world! I'd also like more in depth tours of one country (like the italy tours but for other countries as well). And as everyone else has said - Africa, India, maybe even Antartica! Looking forward to more wonderful Contiki tours in the future!

  • AleshaHeath

    AleshaHeath

    over 2 years ago

    Go to fiji!
    The people over there are the nicest in the world! The scenery is amazing! And the beaches! Island hopping contiki tour would definitely be amazing
    It is definitely a cultural experience i'll never forget, probably because i can never get the taste of kava out of my mouth!

  • Meld123

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    over 2 years ago

    Parts of Mexico where you currently do not have a Contiki would be amazing. Places like Cabo San Lucas, Huatulco, Puerto Chiapas, and especially Loreto are places that have such beauty and culture. I would go back to these towns within a flash!

  • jess_91

    jess_91

    over 2 years ago

    I'm currently booked in for the 'Spanish Spree' (which everyone who I talk to RAVES on about wooooohoooo)!!!! Super excited, especially for IBIZA!! Good food, good wine, good nightlife, good people, good tour guides… what more can I ask for my first contiki (and first solo holiday) to Europe!!!
    The answer to that would probably be Pamplona for San Fermin (Running of the bulls festival), which I've had my eye on ever since booking Spanish Spree.. AHH!!! Thinking of it just makes me wanna get dressed up in my red and whites ready to party with those loco Spaniards to be part of such a legendary experience.

  • EuroExplorer2014

    EuroExplorer2014

    over 2 years ago

    Everywhere where possible! For me, any tour that I haven't completed is game for me. Future tours contiki might want to look at include Africa (South and North), India, Japan.

  • corey_87

    corey_87

    over 2 years ago

    Bali Bali Bali!!!! (I honestly have no idea why this tour hasn't been created already)
    I've been to Bali three times already, but I'm ABSOLUTELY SURE that Contiki would cover things that i've missed out on (or physically wasn't able to due to too much partying in Kuta). I'd love to experience my favourite place with my favourite tour company, with great people, making it a holiday that i'll remember for a lifetime!

  • Explorer1241706

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    over 2 years ago

    I'm torn between 2! To see the Himalayas would be just incredible! I have heard such wonderful stories about Nepal and India and think this has great potential in the hands of Contiki. The other is a much larger area, southern and eastern Africa. There's game parks, Victoria Falls, great coastline, opportunities to help those in need (like in some of the Asia trips) and possibilities to extend to the islands like Madagascar, like the Greek Island tours can add onto the European ones.

  • jess_91

    jess_91

    over 2 years ago

    Ok, so I realised that this competition is about places that AREN'T already on the list ha ha…
    Soooo, on the flip side, my suggestion would be Falls Festival in Tassy, Australia!!!
    I've been to Tasmania already, it is INCREDIBLE! Heaven for backpackers that's for sure! (I've never seen so many in my life) Seeing as i'm going to Falls this New Year, it should be created!!!

  • avnire

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    over 2 years ago

    Have I mentioned Ecuador? :)

  • h.campbell

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    over 2 years ago

    East coast of Canada! Not for myself because I fortunately already live here, but for everyone else that hasn't had the opportunity to experience the awesome hospitality offered by us Maritimers. NS, PEI, NB, and NFLD are beautiful provinces that deserve to be a part of Contiki's itinerary.

  • miki_07

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    over 2 years ago

    Philippines and south Korea would be awesome and super exciting xD

  • Explorer1332652

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    over 2 years ago

    would love something set up for the glastonbury festival!

  • JesseUnstuck

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    over 2 years ago

    I want to go to Uganda and trek to see the gorillas. That would be the experience of a lifetime!

  • TravelBug26

    TravelBug26

    over 2 years ago

    the carribean would be awesome and Israel. I went to Israel when I was 18 and there is so much history and culture. Im sure fellow contiki travelers would appericate all the history, culture and amazing beaches Israel has to offer.

  • cravesadventure84

    cravesadventure84

    over 2 years ago

    african safari!!!! i would love to see a volunteer experience helping out at an orphanage, and then a week-10 days on a safari!

  • Katie.Sease

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    over 2 years ago

    I would like to see Slovenia added into more of the popular European tours; what a beautiful place!

  • cassiemarriott

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    over 2 years ago

    South Africa and Egypt!

  • Irene

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    over 2 years ago

    There are 7 continents in the world which are North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa and Antartica. Contiki have covered 5 continents and there are 2 more to go. Please bring me to ANTARTICA and AFRICA!!!!

    AFRICA
    Yes Contiki bring us to Egypt which is in the Africa continent but that is not enough. Africa is so vast and there is so much to explore. With best wild safari expeditions that offers the utmost experience at South Africa and Kenya and superb beaches at Morocco and Tunisia, there is so much to droll about. South Africa as the third most biodiverse country in the world, therefore, it is a must to explore. Contiki would definitely love to be the honour to do so.

    ANTARTICA (South Pole)
    The South Pole is the fifth largest continent with the coldest weather on earth. It is insane to even think about visiting this icy continent but it will be the most incredible and adventurous one. This magnificent tourist destination with its largely uninhabited wilderness surrounded by glaciers, mountains, icebergs and wildlife will definitely give me the deepest memory of all time. To catch a sight of aurora, the unimaginable glow in the sky in the plains of the frozen desert just makes my heart pumps faster. There is no doubt that Contiki can do it.

    With this 2 more continent, CONTIKI CONQUER THE WORLD!!!!

  • Lindzee

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    over 2 years ago

    Africa safari tour would be amazing

  • Irene

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    over 2 years ago

    In addition to the Southeast Asia tour, Contiki must include the golden land of Myanmar. Myanmar has the most magnificent landscape with a sea of spiritual stupas in the plains of Bagan. The picturesque Inle Lake surrounded by hazy Blue Mountains which is accessible only with boats and is well known for their unique leg rowing is just unimaginable. Yangon, the metropolis with their biggest Buddhist temple, Shwedagon is just breathtaking. Kyaikhtiyo with the Golden Rock teetering at the edge of chasm is just unbelievable. Not to forget Mandalay known as the ‘City of Gems’, the cultural center in Myanmar. Their unique lifestyle and culture is beyond imagination. They have recently open their country to the world. It would be a great opportunity for Contiki to explore.

  • catherinel

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    over 2 years ago

    Kilimanjaro Summit FTW!

  • Kirstin

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    over 2 years ago

    I would love to see some of your European trips extended into PORTUGAL.... Lisbon, Sintra, Evora, Obidos, Porto, Batalha, Alcobaca, Tomar, Lagos, Sagres, Marvao, Braga.... Dreaming of a fairytale.. A princess in a medieval castle... A knight in shining armour. Or maybe a beach or coastal escape.. Checking out some of the old fishing villages. Maybe a cruise along the Douro river.. Stopping off at some of the amazing vineyards for a little wine tasting. Oh and not to be forgotten... And maybe a stop off at the Grand Prix if you are visiting in May.

  • Kimmy

    Kimmy

    over 2 years ago

    African safaris would be a mad tour. Also more of South America. And more festivals and snow options would really get the people in. Going on my first Contiki on the Best of USA in 5 weeks it will be amazing!!!!

  • Kirstin

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    over 2 years ago

    When you have covered all of the amazing places mentioned above.. Maybe you can think about taking CONTIKI to SPACE.. Just a thought! LOL

  • CarolynHenson

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    over 2 years ago

    I would love to see a tour to Japan! Tokyo, Hiroshima, Osaka...you can't go wrong! Other tour companies have tours to Japan, but I'd much rather support Contiki and go on a tour with the awesome types of people who tend to sign up for Contiki tours!

  • doctau

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    over 2 years ago

    Southern Patagonia, to the pure ice and snow

  • R-O-B

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    over 2 years ago

    A tour in Africa would be so amazing!

  • Courtney_H

    Courtney_H

    over 2 years ago

    Contiki should create a section for volunteer work. You guys organise the trips over to less fortunate areas such as Fiji, Kenya, Cambodia etc. The concept would be the same - travelling to amazing places all around the world- but it would just be a volunteer type thing. I have a lot of friends who are starting to look towards volunteer programs and don't really know where to start. If Contiki started to do trips like this, I think it would be a great way to combine making a difference to suffering communities, all while travelling with people the same age as you.

  • Courtney_H

    Courtney_H

    over 2 years ago

    Contiki should create a section for volunteer work. You guys organise the trips over to less fortunate areas such as Fiji, Kenya, Cambodia etc. The concept would be the same - travelling to amazing places all around the world- but it would just be a volunteer type thing. I have a lot of friends who are starting to look towards volunteer programs and don't really know where to start. If Contiki started to do trips like this, I think it would be a great way to combine making a difference to suffering communities, all while travelling with people the same age as you.

  • Jessica

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    over 2 years ago

    Where do i begin! My dreams came true when you revieled you had new trips going to south america!! As Rio carnival, amazon jungle and easter island are on my bucket list! Next on my bucket list would be japan to see the cherry blossoms in bloom! Man it would be gorgeous walking through those gardens and stumbling upon Geisha Girl.

  • Courtney_H

    Courtney_H

    over 2 years ago

    Contiki should create a section for volunteer work. You guys organise the trips over to less fortunate areas such as Fiji, Kenya, Cambodia etc. The concept would be the same - travelling to amazing places all around the world- but it would just be a volunteer type thing. I have a lot of friends who are starting to look towards volunteer programs and don't really know where to start. If Contiki started to do trips like this, I think it would be a great way to combine making a difference to suffering communities, all while travelling with people the same age as you.

  • Courtney_H

    Courtney_H

    over 2 years ago

    Contiki should create a section for volunteer work. You guys organise the trips over to less fortunate areas such as Fiji, Kenya, Cambodia etc. The concept would be the same - travelling to amazing places all around the world- but it would just be a volunteer type thing. I have a lot of friends who are starting to look towards volunteer programs and don't really know where to start. If Contiki started to do trips like this, I think it would be a great way to combine making a difference to suffering communities, all while travelling with people the same age as you.

  • steph003

    steph003

    over 2 years ago

    Some amazing places that (I think) aren’t tours already would be:
    -Papua New Guinea + Philippines (volcanoes and islands! Enough said)
    -Canadian North (Up Vancouver Island and the coast to Yukon, the North is beautiful and remembers!)
    -Africa (It has been said by other, but the volunteer + Contiki would be very appealing, especially if you through in a safari)
    Just some ideas, cheers!

  • Courtney_H

    Courtney_H

    over 2 years ago

    I'd love if Contiki branched out towards Eastern Europe a little more. There are so many beauties on the Eastern side that lay undiscovered! I'm talking Czech Republic, Estonia, Latvia, Belgrade, Budapest, the list goes on! Beautiful cobblestone streets, amazing scenery, less tourists, a raw, unearthed feeling of discovery! i think if you guys started trips that solely focused on the Eastern side of things, a lot of people would be combining West and East Europe tours pretty quickly.
    Just imagine a white Christmas in Latvia - yes please!

  • Courtney_H

    Courtney_H

    over 2 years ago

    I'd love if Contiki branched out towards Eastern Europe a little more. There are so many beauties on the Eastern side that lay undiscovered! I'm talking Czech Republic, Estonia, Latvia, Belgrade, Budapest, the list goes on! Beautiful cobblestone streets, amazing scenery, less tourists, a raw, unearthed feeling of discovery! i think if you guys started trips that solely focused on the Eastern side of things, a lot of people would be combining West and East Europe tours pretty quickly.
    Just imagine a white Christmas in Latvia - yes please!

  • Courtney_H

    Courtney_H

    over 2 years ago

    I'd love if Contiki branched out towards Eastern Europe a little more. There are so many beauties on the Eastern side that lay undiscovered! I'm talking Czech Republic, Estonia, Latvia, Belgrade, Budapest, the list goes on! Beautiful cobblestone streets, amazing scenery, less tourists, a raw, unearthed feeling of discovery! i think if you guys started trips that solely focused on the Eastern side of things, a lot of people would be combining West and East Europe tours pretty quickly.
    Just imagine a white Christmas in Latvia - yes please!

  • Courtney_H

    Courtney_H

    over 2 years ago

    Contiki should also consider looking into cruise ships a little more! I know that you guys have kind of already dabbled in it with tours such as the Golden Fleece in Turkey - but imagine if you brought that to the table with other countries!
    One of the main reasons I have not gone on a cruise yet is because they have the 'elderly, more mature type, no muck around' stigma attached to it. Everybody knows that Contiki is strictly 18's-35's and that they are no stranger to having fun! If you guys branched out a little more with cruises, I would definitely consider going on one!

  • Courtney_H

    Courtney_H

    over 2 years ago

    Contiki should also consider looking into cruise ships a little more! I know that you guys have kind of already dabbled in it with tours such as the Golden Fleece in Turkey - but imagine if you brought that to the table with other countries!
    One of the main reasons I have not gone on a cruise yet is because they have the 'elderly, more mature type, no muck around' stigma attached to it. Everybody knows that Contiki is strictly 18's-35's and that they are no stranger to having fun! If you guys branched out a little more with cruises, I would definitely consider going on one!

  • kealohalana

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    over 2 years ago

    Definitely consider looking into going to Africa, South Africa, Kenya, Tanzania, would be amazing! Also as money can be tight sometimes, more budget options (not just on the European trips).

  • Explorer1127613

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    over 2 years ago

    I would love to go anywhere really...please just surprise me.

  • RortizGypseekers

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    over 2 years ago

    There is no doubt after 50 years Contiki will continue to be the worldwide leader in tours offering an unbeatable mix of sightseeing and culture in over 40 countries across 6 continents. Traveling with Contiki is a great opportunity not just to see the world but to see a world of possibilities.
    Europe ☑
    Asia ☑
    Latin America☑
    North America ☑
    Australia ☑
    New Zealand ☑
    Egypt ☑

    So What’s next? I would like to see Contiki to expand all the way to beautiful Cape Town, South Africa and to the city of Ushuaia, Argentina to Drake Passage in Antarctica.

    Africa ☑ 14 Day South Africa Tour. This tour should starts in Johannesburg and moves east, turning slowly south and then follows the east side of the country, covering the Garden Route and ending in Cape Town.
    • Exploring the historic town of Pilgrim’s Rest.
    • Viewing the green Blyde River Canyon and God’s Window.
    • Game viewing in the Kruger National Park using open safari vehicles.
    • A visit to a traditional African craft market in Swaziland.
    • A rich Swazi cultural experience.
    • A boat cruise on the Lake St Lucia which is a recognized World Heritage Site.
    • A walk through the Tsitsikamma National Park.
    • A ferry trip to the Featherbed Nature Reserve in Knysna
    • The Cango Caves

    Antarctica ☑ The White Continent. 10 Day Antarctica via Contiki Cruise. This will be a little bit of a challenge but I believe that for Contiki there is nothing impossible. In the next few years Contiki should start thinking about the possibility of starting the “Contiki Cruise Antarctica”.
    • This 10 days Antarctic adventure begins and ends in Ushuaia, Argentina.
    • Cross the Drake Passage to explore the breathtaking Antarctic Peninsula
    • The mysterious South Shetland Islands.
    • Meet up with at least four different species of penguin, countless seals.
    • Enjoy a full slate of adventure activities, including kayaking, camping, mountaineering and cross-country skiing.

    “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”- Mark Twain

  • illuminosa

    illuminosa

    over 2 years ago

    Would love to go on a tour through India.

  • Mark

    Mark

    over 2 years ago

    Contiki is known for their wild memorable parties in exotic locations, Bermuda, Bali, Bahamas, Jamaica. And Contiki should go proper global offer a trip on every continent definitively Africa. Antarctica and the Arctic would be very cool to. I love to travel and see amazing new cultures maybe India and some middle east countries. There's a huge world of amazing places Contiki already offers so many great trips it's hard to choose maybe somehow offer 1 big package all the trips all the places all the different countries one big planed out trip for those who just want to get away for a long time.

  • tynansunshine

    tynansunshine

    over 2 years ago

    Southern Africa - Yes!

  • Skabenga

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    over 2 years ago

    Zanzibar or Egypt

  • Rachelle

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    over 2 years ago

    In honor of Contiki's birthday, I think the next tour you offer should be an exact replica of the very first tour from London through Scandinavia! Find a Mercedes-Benz coach, bring back the winking sun logo, and ask all travelers to come "themed" for the 60's - no modern technology devices! Everyone would get back to the basics and have the opportunity to celebrate 50 years of an amazing company!!

  • mytravelogue

    mytravelogue

    over 2 years ago

    'Round the World (RTW) to all of the amazing World Wonders!

  • xloveaddictx

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    over 2 years ago

    Contiki, I would definately have to recommend more trips involving Costa Rica; It seems like such a beautiful, alive place. I think it would be absolutely amazing to go ziplining over the waterfalls there. It's something I've always wanted to do, and from what I hear, is spectacular. Of course, any kind of trip that takes you off to Africa for Safari's would also be an incredible adventure. Both experiences are something you could never, ever forget!

  • Scarpie

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    over 2 years ago

    Please... too easy. It has to be Europe and there should be a yearly one just to include the cheese rolling festival in Gloucestershire... : ) Contiki's full of the weird and wonderful for a reason.

  • jessko

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    over 2 years ago

    I think it would be nice to see volunteer work on these tours. I think it would be cool to be more involved culturally, even if its just visiting an orphanage for a day or a week. Laos/Cambodia/Vietnam/Thailand

  • runnerlady

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    over 2 years ago

    I would love to go on a safari or somewhere in latin america. I am planning my first Contiki in the fall in Europe and I'm already looking forward to the next!

  • Niki

    Niki

    over 2 years ago

    I would have to say Africa or India. I love Contiki and have been on a Contiki tour before but I know both Africa and India are on my next year trip list so I sadly have to check out other tour options :/ I'd love if Contiki offered options to these popular destinations so I don't have to look anywhere else <3 And, just for the record, I want to be on the first Contiki safari.

  • ashmdun

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    over 2 years ago

    "Here's looking at you kid"!!!!!! in Morrocco

  • shorlyck

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    over 2 years ago

    It would be good to see a tour that does more of turkey including Cappadocia and perhaps some more sailing, Turkey is just as (if not more) beautiful as Greece, with a vibrant culture, extensive history, amazing landscape and great food. Also it would be good to see Contiki extend its East Coast Canada trips to see Nova Scotia.

  • shorlyck

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    over 2 years ago

    Lots of places. The top of my list would be a Carribean tour, that included places like Costa Rica, Cuba, Jamacia and Barbados - by sailing these are some places i would love to go, but wouldn't do by myself, an organised contiki tour would be amazing. It would also be good to see a tour that does more of turkey including Cappadocia, Turkey is just as (if not more) beautiful as Greece, with a vibrant culture, extensive history, amazing landscape and great food. and it would be nice to see Contiki extend its East Coast Canada trips to see Nova Scotia.

  • shorlyck

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    over 2 years ago

    Also a Carribean tour including, jamacia, barabdos, the cayman islands, etc. that would be AMAZING!!!!

  • blackNdeadly

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    over 2 years ago

    CONTIKI Prides itself by doing the extreme and the unknown. Perhaps CONTIKI should do the unexpected and go where no normal man or woman has gone before, at least without permission. It has always been a dream to see the Emperor Penguins that live in Antarctica. Sure, it would be hard to get the permission to visit such a place, but penguins, seals, sea lions, who needs permission. Perhaps CONTIKI should think up a tour that allows people to visit places that people can only dream of.

  • blackNdeadly

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    over 2 years ago

    Another Idea would be an around the world trip. Sure, it would be costly but imagine going on a long and full tour of all the amazing places that are around the world. You could have themed around the world tours, like the historical places (things like the stonehedge, china etc...things that have historical meaning) or a movie tour (go to places where the most popular movies have been made) or a food tour..things like that...

  • Chaloo

    Chaloo

    over 2 years ago

    The colourful continent of Africa and everything it beholds. :)

  • Explorer1417012

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    over 2 years ago

    Spain- I'd love to party there with new contiki friends, 21 is the age to party, right?

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Explore the museums of Paris at night...

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