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7 tours for single travellers you should check out

Get the best of both worlds with a solo-traveller friendly tour that'll craft the perfect itinerary for your next adventure.

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You can get the best of both worlds by joining a solo traveller-friendly tour group; the freedom to spread your wings and enjoy the company of like-minded travellers to share the experience with.

Meet new friends, have easy access to tips and advice from travel pros, and forget the worry about where to stay and how to book. The tour companies listed below all offer fantastic all-in-one tour options for solo adventurers – because there's nothing wrong with going it alone.


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G Adventures

Perfect for solo travelers who love to explore, G Adventures is a leading adventure tour company. It focuses on small group tours and aims to go beyond to typical tourist sites. Instead, groups have rich cultural experiences and once-in-a-lifetime wilderness adventures. The best bit? No single supplement for solo travellers (insert high five here).

  • Age group: Minimum age of 18 years to travel solo. No upper age limit for tours except the Yolo tours (18–39 year olds).
  • Tour styles: Classic tours with mid-range accommodation and transport, National Geographic, active, Yolo, marine adventures, family, rail tours, local living, private groups
  • Where do they go? Africa, Asia, Oceania, Central America and the Caribbean, Europe, North Africa and the Middle East, North America, South America, Polar Regions

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Contiki

A classic choice for young solo travellers, Contiki has been at the forefront of exciting adventures for youths since the 70s. It is consistently rated among the most popular youth tour companies and is perfect for young solos travellers, with its focus on socialising and group activities.

  • Age group: 18–35 year olds
  • Available tour styles: Camping, sailing, fast-paced see-everything tours, in-depth, party, festivals
  • Where do they go? To more than 50 countries across North America, South America, Central America, Europe, Asia and Oceania.

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Intrepid Travel

Intrepid Travel is one of the best global offerings for intimate, small group tours. What sets it apart from other companies geared for solo travellers? Fewer parties, more cultural experiences, less rush and more one-on-one memories to take home with you. Intrepid Travel offers travellers the option to pay a small supplement for a single room, or to save money by sharing with someone of the same gender.

  • Age group: Minimum age is 18 for solo travellers with no upper age limit
  • Tour styles: Sailing, family-friendly tours, foodie adventures, polar expeditions, wildlife spotting, overland adventures, festivals, cycling tours, short breaks, walking and trekking, cultural holidays, urban adventures, astronomy
  • Where do they go? Africa, Asia, Central America, Europe, the Middle East, North America, Australia and Oceania, Arctic and Antarctic, South America.

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Top Deck

Top Deck is also a travel company veteran that's been catering to travellers for 40 years. It has an impressive selection of tour types that are likely to appeal to young travellers. Hotel tours provide a touch more sophistication enroute, while adventure addicts and adrenaline junkies can go for the ski, sailing or explorer tours.

  • Age group: 18–39 year olds
  • Tour styles: Hotels, camping, in-depth destination tours, festivals and events, ANZAC, sailing, winter Europe, gap year, ski
  • Where do they go? North America, Europe, the Middle East and North Africa, Africa, Asia, Australia and New Zealand

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Busabout

Flexibility and the freedom to travel when you want, and stay longer when you want, is the feature that sets Busabout apart. Accommodation is not part of the package on the bus loops, but guides will make suggestions and help you book a stay. It's ideal for independent travellers who like their “me time” and want the company of fellow travellers without the micro-management of a planned package tour.

  • Age group: Minimum of 18 years to travel solo with no upper age limit
  • Tour styles: Hop-on hop-off bus routes, sailing and island hopping, short adventures, festivals, winter trips
  • Where do they go? Western Europe, Asia, Eastern Europe, Morocco

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On The Go Tours

On the Go Tours offers a combination of unique, adventure packed experiences during the day, with comfortable, central accommodation during the night. Solo travellers don’t need to pay a single supplement if they’re happy to share accommodation with someone of the same gender.

  • Age group: No upper age limit
  • Tour styles: Guided group tours, tailor-made holidays, family and teen tours, day tours, short stays and stopovers, private group tours, Christmas and New Year's tours, sailing and cruising, active adventures, festivals and events, wild safari tours
  • Where do they go? Europe, Africa, Central America, South America, The Far East, The Indian Subcontinent, Southeast Asia, the Middle East

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Dragoman

With classic overland style tours that hark back to the golden age of travel, Dragoman is a unique travel company. It’s ideal for those looking for the ease of a planned tour without feeling like it’s too touristy. Solo travellers are more than welcome and will pay no extra supplements if they're happy to share accommodation.

  • Age group: Minimum age of 18 for solo travellers, no upper age limit
  • Tour styles: Overland, camping
  • Where do they go? Africa, North America, South America, Asia

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Which of these retailers offer the option to have your own room?

  • G Adventures. Single rooms available with a single supplement.
  • Contiki. Single rooms available with a single supplement.
  • Topdeck. Single rooms available with a single supplement.
  • Intrepid Travel. Single rooms are available with a single supplement.
  • On the Go Tours. Single rooms are available with a single supplement.
  • OntheGo. Single rooms available with a single supplement.
  • Dragoman. Single rooms available on select tours with a single supplement.
  • Busabout. Hotels not included on main loops, transport part of a tour only.

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    EmmaJanuary 9, 2019

    What is the best tour company for 23 year old travelling to USA? Travelling for about two weeks solo. Would like to see LA, San Francisco, Yosemite, Las Vegas, Grand Canyon and possibly Arizona.

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      JohnJanuary 10, 2019Staff

      Hi Emma,

      Thank you for reaching out to finder.

      While we do not provide specific product recommendations, we can help guide you through the process of comparing options. The page we are on offers 8 tour companies that you could reach out to and inquire about the places you mentioned. The page also offers promotion/discount codes that you could use if you go with that specific tour company. Hope this helps!

      Cheers,
      Reggie

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