With Contiki Holidays, you can see new countries and cities while meeting new people from all corners of the globe!
It’s time to make up for lost time – almost two lost years, to be a little more specific – when it comes to living your wildest international travel dreams!
The idea of exploring the world again is extremely exciting… and also quite intimidating. If you’re feeling nervous about venturing out of your comfort zone and traveling to new places, you’re not alone. Fortunately, you don’t have to do everything yourself.
Group trips, such as those offered by Contiki, offer travelers the opportunity to explore new destinations together. The purpose of group travel is to share your experiences with other like-minded adventurers, which makes it perfect for solo travelers. In fact, 70% of Contiki travelers show up solo and leave with a bunch of new friends!
And you don’t have to worry about planning your trip, because Contiki has it all covered with itineraries that have everything you need: accommodation, ground transportation, meals, and more!
Contiki travels to destinations on all continents including Europe, Asia, North America, Latin America, Australia, New Zealand and Africa. Their trips even adapt to any kind of adventure you’re looking for – from city immersion and active travel to in-depth regional exploration and more.
Now that we’ve got you thinking about the possibilities of international group travel, here are some of the most popular trips with Contiki to really spark your travel imagination.
LIVE THE DOLCE VITA IN ITALY
Thanks to the Simply Italy trip, you will meet the best of this moving country through its various regions.
In 15 days of pure Italian bliss, the trip will cover the main highlights of Italy as you explore the ancient ruins of Rome, stroll through Michelangelo’s Florence walking museum, soak up the rays of the coast amalfi and enjoying all the beauty, romance, and pasta you can incorporate.
Island hopping in Greece. Photo: Contiki Holidays.
GO AND SEE THE GREEK ISLANDS
Next summer, set sail for the sunny Mediterranean beaches of Greece’s most popular islands.
During 11 island hopping days in Greece, you and the group will experience your best island life in Mykonos, Paros, Santorini and Ios. You will have ample time to explore charming villages and local shops, witness iconic volcanoes, coves and sunsets, sunbathe, swim and sail the sea, and experience Greek nightlife.
Japan in a week. Photo: Contiki Holidays.
FLY TO JAPAN
To truly experience Japanese history and culture, join the week-long trip to Japan. For 8 days, you will have the opportunity to discover the rich heritage and modern curiosities that make this country so unique.
First, you’ll visit ancient palaces, take a dip in a traditional Onsen hot spring, and visit a Robot Cabaret in the capital, Tokyo. Next, you’ll stroll through Zen gardens, explore mystical temples, and spot Geisha in Kyoto’s cultural center. Then, the group trip will end with a stop in Osaka for tours of Universal Studios and local street food stalls.
Thai Island Hopper. Photo: Contiki Holidays
ENTER THE VIBES OF THE ISLAND IN THALAND
With limestone beaches and mouth-watering Thai cuisine, you’ll find yourself in an island paradise like nowhere else on earth on the Thai Island Hopper Trip.
The 8-day group trip will float between the islands of Phuket, Koh Phi-Phi and Krabi, where you can stroll postcard beaches next to playful monkeys, rock climb along cliffs at the edge of the beach, immerse yourself in breathtaking seascapes and experience the nightlife of Bangla Road.
SAY HOLA IN COSTA RICA
Impressive Costa Rica ranks among the most popular travel destinations in Central America.
For 9 days, this adventurous group trip will have you rafting, surfing, diving and ziplining through the lush landscapes that characterize this country – including the seaside town of Playa Tamarindo, rainforests and springs hot Arenal, the wildlife of Monteverde, and the coastline of Jaco.
Do not wait ! Take the plunge and start planning your epic journey back to 2022 with Contiki now!