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What we do and why we do it

We bring together travellers from all corners of the globe to discover new cultures and a little part of themselves along the way. Across 350+ global trips we sort out the stressful stuff like transport and accommodation, leaving you with unique travel experiences you wouldn’t be able to book on your own. Throughout your trip our expert Trip Managers and Local Guides use their local insights to help you discover an authentic side to the places you visit.


Here's how your Contiki trip works

Travel with people from all over the world

Travel is about learning new things, gaining fresh perspectives and making lifelong friends. That’s why on our trips you’ll share unforgettable travel experiences with other people from all over the world. Come solo, with a pal or with a partner - you’ll soon feel like part of a global family.

Culturally immersive trips led by expert guides

Whether you’re dining in the homes of locals or learning about hidden histories, our immersive experiences help you dive deep into different cultures. Our expert Trip Managers and Local Guides show you a different side to the places you visit and are always on hand with killer local tips.

Stress-free and flexible = zero hassle travel

We take the hassle out of travel, sorting transport, accommodation and a bunch of delicious meals for the duration of your trip. But it’s your trip, your rules, which is why our travel styles, optional experiences and flexible itineraries give you the freedom to build the trip you want.

Contiki Cares

Contiki Cares - in partnership with the TreadRight foundation - is our commitment to protecting the communities we visit, the wildlife we interact with and the planet we all share, and it’s the driving force behind our pledge to make travel matter. On our trips we travel consciously, tread lightly and always strive to partner with local suppliers.

The only thing you need to do is get to the place where your trip starts (get in touch and we can help you with your flights). Ready to get started?Take these 3 simple steps.

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Our trips are made for everyone

You can join us as a 'solo' traveller, with a partner, or in a group

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Choose your destination

We have a range of unique trips across Europe, Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Africa & the Middle East, Latin America and the USA & Canada.

In the price of each trip you get all the essentials included, as well as unforgettable experiences and a group of young people to share it all with. Just pick your dream destination and get started.

Decide on your travel style

No two travellers are exactly the same, which is why our travel styles help you find the perfect trip for you. You might want to see as many different countries as possible or explore one region in-depth - the choice is yours.

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Experience the world

Our included real, local and unique travel experiences make each day of your trip one to remember. Plus, there's always loads of optional add-ons to explore in your free time.

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Plus, our expert team of Trip Managers and Guides will take care of you

Our amazing team of Trip Managers, Drivers and Local Guides are extensively trained to give you the support you need while they show you the world. Fun, smart and travel-obsessed, these guys will be your friends as well as your guides.

Eleanor
Trip Manager
@contiki.elle
Loves food so much, she has chilli & Pho tattoos

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Wawah
Trip Manager
@wawah_queen_b
Queen Bee of Lanna, Thailand (and travel)

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Aaron
Trip Manager
@contikicoops
A dive master after training on a Malaysian island

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$200 DEPOSIT
Only $200 deposit to book
FLEXIBLE PAYMENT
Part pay financing available with Zip
NO CHANGE FEE
No change fees
NO BOOKING FEES
No booking fees

Frequently asked questions

*Transport to the starting destination of your trip is not included in the price of your trip. Some short trips, such our explorer trips in LA, New York and Hawaii are unescorted and do not include transport or guides.