Congenial Groups. Attentive Service.
General Tours' Small Group, Privately Guided and Small Ship journeys will immerse you more deeply in the history, cultre and landscapes of the world's most fascinating destinations.
Many of General Tours' customers travel with them again and again. With never more than 16 guests, travelers know that General's innovative programs offer unforgettable and authentic encounters not available to larger groups. Guests will also find that Gneral Tours' carefully selected hotels and resorts, unique dining experiences and comprehensive sighsteeing reflect the committment to value and quality that has made them one of America's leading travel companies for 65 years.
When you join one of General Tours' "never more that 16 guests" trips, you'll experience the extraordinary travel and unparalleled value which have earned them widespread recognition in publications ranging from Travel + Leisure to The New York Times. And unlike other premium travel companies, General never charges extra for the privilege of traveling in a small group or with a private guide. What difference does small group travel make?
• Spend less time waiting and more time seeing and doing
• Airport check-ins are faster and easier
• Stay at more intimate, atmoshpheric hotels, including some of the world's finest, and sit down to convivial meals while engagin more deeply with your fellow travelers
• With just a small number of guests, your General Tours Trip Leader can be more attentive to your needs, allowing for the spontaneity and flexibility that makes for truly great travel!
Choose Your Travel Style
Everyone has a favorite travel style. Some simply want an independent journey to one specific area; others prefer an in-depth, fully escorted tour. General Tours has planned something for everyone:
• Sampler - Value-oriented Small Group Journey, all with excellent hotels, comprehensive sightseeing and attentive services - at a really great price!
• Sojourn - Broad and in-depth, these journeys feature truly remarkable experiences in some of the world's most extraordinary destinations.
• Adventure & Safaris - Exploring the natural world, these active escorted trips offer comfort and style for the spirited, inquisitive traveler.
• Privately Guided - Personal, flexible touring just for your traveling party! Surprisingly affordable trips with your very own car and driver, plus wonderful in-the-know guides.
• Hosted - Independent journeys with General's fine hosts assisting you along the way for worry-free travel at the most affordable prices.
• FreeStyle - Shorter tours and city stays which can be added to any of General's other tours and cruises, or mixed and matched as you wish.
Handpicked Hotels: More Than Comfort and Style
For a truly memorable journey, a hotel must be more than just comfortable and beautiful. Therefore General Tours' hotels are handpicked to enrich your travel with their evocative ambience, great locations and true historical significance.
Local Cuisine: Experience All the Colors and Flavors
Often, the spirit of a place is found in its cuisine. So General Tours makes sure that you'll experience the finest of these culinary traditions - whether it's savoring Peking Duck where Nixon and Mao also dined, sitting down to a gourmet a la carte evening meal with free-flowing wine on a small ship cruise in China or Europe, or dining under Serengeti stars at luxury Lemala safari camps.
The Best Trip Leaders in the Business
General Tours's trip leaders hail from the lands they guide you through. Their knowledge of history and culture isn't gleaned from a text book or semester abroad. They're native born, highly-educated and handpicked for their unique capacity to enliven your travels with their deep knowledge and keen insider's perspective.
General Tours World Traveler… Legendary World Journeys to more than 80 amazing destinations!
Europe | Asia | South America | Africa | Middle East