If you are trying to find the perfect gap year adventure or you want to see exciting new places with a group of friends, small group youth and student touring is one of the best ways to see new destinations and discover other cultures and experiences around the world. By working with a number of leading escorted tour operators that cater specifically to young travellers, TourHound can help make your dream youth or student touring holiday a reality.
When you choose escorted tours with our expert providers and guides, you’ll see all the highlights of your chosen destination and make friends with like-minded young travellers along the way. The youth and student touring holidays we offer through our trusted operators are generally aimed at 18-35-year-olds and are designed to allow you to travel more without breaking the bank. So whether you want to travel solo or go on a memorable trip with a bunch of friends, you’ll be spoilt for choice with our amazing youth and student touring opportunities.
If you don’t want to travel far to have a fantastic holiday, you can reach the major cities in the UK or even pick a Europe multi-stop tour. Uncover the best of Britain and go on a tour that takes you from cosmopolitan London to sensational Scotland or enjoy the bustling old towns and bright city lights of Europe’s trendiest capitals. Alternatively, head to Amsterdam for Christmas, hitch a ride to Germany’s Oktoberfest or travel to California to catch a wave at some of the most awesome surfing spots.
Although our youth and student tour groups are small, the adventure can be as big as you want it to be. Plus, an escorted youth or student tour enables you to enjoy the best parts of the places you want to see, and you’ll have a better experience by travelling and eating like a local. And as your friendly tour guide will know the destination inside out, you’ll get to drink at the coolest bars, eat the tastiest street food, and escape tourist-heavy areas by visiting some of the best secret local hangouts.
But that’s not all. As your flights, transfers and accommodation are taken care of, you can enjoy every single moment of your small group tour and focus all your attention on having an amazing time.
Rajasthan conjures up images of maharajas and palaces and is regarded as one of the most colourful and exciting states in all of India. Marvel at the beauty of this region’s diverse landscapes, as you travel across deserts, lakes and national parks.
Discover these two fascinating countries from hiking in the rice terraces and tasting the street food in Vietnam, to the unforgettable exploration of the Angkor Wat complex by tuk tuk in Cambodia.
From the desert forts of Rajasthan, past the magnificent Taj Mahal and on to holy Varanasi – this tour covers many of northern India’s incredible highlights.
This tour will immerse you in all the tradition, scenery and sights of Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia from the astounding Halong Bay and the tranquillity of Luang Prabang to the fascinating intricacies of Angkor.
Relish Vietnam’s distinct and energetic character on this whistle-stop journey from cosmopolitan Saigon to the spectacular panoramas of Halong Bay, experiencing local life in Hoi An on the way.
This fascinating tour will entice even the most widely travelled individual. Southern India is very different from the north, providing stark contrasts between spices, food, cultures and climate.
Travel overland through the verdant south of Vietnam from the riverside life of the Mekong to lush and fresh Dalat, up the coastline to ancient Hue. Finish your journey exploring colonial Hanoi and cruising on tranquil Halong Bay.
Marvel at magnificent temples, see the World Heritage Rock Fortress at Sigiriya, search for elephants and other wild animals at Yala National Park, discover the fascinating caves at Dambulla and explore the ruined cities of Polonnaruwa and Anuradhapura.
Take in the highlights of Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia on this enchanting journey, through the contrasting landscapes to soak up the fascinating heritage of these three magnificent countries.
Take a voyage of discovery from the breath-taking majesty of the temples of Angkor, through to the spectacular natural grandeur of Halong Bay, experiencing all manner of delights en route.
This itinerary brings you an insight into the rural way of life in southern China and a chance to marvel at the extraordinary landscapes of the Li river without forgetting the major sights of China’s bustling cities.
This itinerary takes you to the dramatic Three Gorges on a relaxing Yangtze river cruise, combined with getting up close to the Giant Pandas and all the wonders of bustling Beijing, ancient Xian and stylish Shanghai.
This exciting adventure takes you through the northern hill stations of the Himalayas to the fantastically iconic Golden Triangle of Agra, Jaipur, and Delhi, immersing you in North Indian culture.
Become acquainted with one of the most vibrant countries in the world. Embark on a journey from the deserts of Rajasthan in the north, to the backwaters of Kerala in the south, to experience this land of extraordinary contrasts.
China is a land of many wonders – ancient and modern, natural and man-made.
This short adventure in China is designed for exploring imperial Beijing and experiencing ancient Xian, before being whisked off to Chengdu to get up close to the resident Giant Pandas.
Journey through the heart of Central Asia, crossing beautiful deserts and mountain landscapes. Discover ancient cities full of intricate Islamic architecture, thriving bazaars and mystical old-world atmosphere, all linked with the legends of the Silk Road.