Inspiration Book

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Inspiration Book

Truly personalized, privately guided travel that changes how you see the world.

See the world again, differently

Your passion for travel hasn’t waned – if anything, over the past couple of years, it’s grown deeper. And your purpose for traveling has also become clearer: to make memories that last a lifetime.

At Kensington Tours, we believe that our bold vision is more meaningful than ever – journeys that are fully customized to your dreams and expectations, with your own expert private guides, in exceptional handpicked accommodations that always reflect your preferred style. This is how we help you create moments that last. Because, now more than ever, travel should be unforgettable.

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Customized. Private-guided. Fully supported.

A better, more personal way to travel

At Kensington Tours, we know that memorable, personally focused travel starts with these four essential principles of crafting your journey. Each is crucial to ensuring that your experience is unlike any other.


journeys designed uniquely for you.

Expert planning by people who care about you and know your destination.

40,000+ happy clients and counting since 2006

Local private guides who deliver personal attention and authentic experiences.

Unbeatable 24/7 support every step of your journey.

4.9/5 Trustscore from 850 customer reviews


Your trip is all about you

Tailor-made for you

Mix relaxation, indulgence and adventure exactly as you wish, at your preferred pace of travel. It’s literally your personal itinerary.

No fixed dates or schedules

You always explore on your own terms, without the constraints of groups or tour buses. The only schedule is the one you decide.

Change your plans on the fly

You’re free to adjust your plans as you go, so you can savor your experience for longer, or move on to what’s next. It’s up to you.

My family and I booked a trip to South Africa and Zimbabwe through Daniel, an Africa specialist at Kensington Tours. He was knowledgeable, honest, and extremely accommodating. He listened to what we wanted and created a perfect experience for our family. I would highly recommend that if you are even considering a trip to Africa, do it! You will not regret it.

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Well-traveled experts design your journey

Extensive local knowledge

Our team travels frequently to source and carefully assess each hotel and experience. Based on this deep local knowledge, they ensure that you get the best of every destination.

Expert planning

Based on their hands-on experience, our Destination Experts carefully plan every detail of your trip, from fulfilling all your must-sees, to handling the timing and pace of all your activities.

A single point of contact

Your Destination Expert is there for you throughout your journey, from your planning to your return home, so that you continually receive dedicated one-on-one service.

Over 150 award-winning Destination Experts from around the globe

35 countries and 25 languages represented within the Kensington Tours team


The authentic best of your destination

A true one-on-one experience

Our private guides are handpicked to make you feel welcome in their country, and are inspired to share their insightful stories, culture and local traditions with you personally.

Preferred access away from crowds

Enjoy authentic experiences from a local’s perspective – away from the crowds, groups and buses – so you never feel rushed or hassled.

Passionate experts

From historians and archaeologists to chefs and world-class athletes, we pair you with a local expert based on your interests to provide the richest possible experience.

Selecting our guide and driver for Morocco was paramount as we were going to be traveling together for 20 days. He was fantastic, knowledgeable and friendly but also knew when to give us our space. What a wonderful trip! Culture, history, food, shopping and lodging were all outstanding. And for me, conversations with our guide Rami made the trip unique. We are now beginning to plan our next trip – and we’ll be calling Kensington Tours.

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Your trip is our responsibility

Award-winning 24/7 support

Get the peace of mind you deserve with around-theclock assistance – should you need us, we are only a phone call away.

Live updates to your phone

We’re here for you throughout your travels. If changes are necessary, you’ll receive live updates via the Kensington Tours app.

Support from the moment you touch down

From the arrivals hall, we are there. A representative will meet you at the airport to commence your personalized journey.

We want to exceed your expectations

We are in the business of making your travel aspirations come true. If you’re ever not satisfied, please let us know and we’ll make it right.


The right starting point for your personalized journey

To help us custom tailor your trip, we provide different starting points to help create the right kind of travel experience for you each time: Discovery, Premier and Luxe. Throughout this brochure, these starting points are designed to spark your imagination and guide your planning.


When you are seeking unique experiences on your own terms.

• A mix of independent exploration and private-guided expertise

• Outstanding centrally located 4-star accommodations

• Personalized meet-and-greet upon arrival

• Small, shared experiences such as cooking classes or boating tours


When you want to immerse yourself in your destination in style.

• Fully private-guided exploration

• Impeccable 4- to 5-star accommodations close to the heart of the action

• Personalized meet-and-greet at the airport and private transfers

• A deeper dive into the region, stepping outside the expected sights


Discover the magic of your destination in remarkable sophistication.

• Exclusively private-guided VIP experiences

• Exquisite, often iconic, 5-star accommodations

• Personalized meet-and-greet at the airport and high-end transfers throughout your stay

• One-of-a-kind experiences with behind-the-scenes access

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The travel experience you dream of

We offer a wide selection of itineraries that reflect a particular special interest or passion. If there’s one you’re passionate about, keep an eye out for the corresponding icons in this book, in our Special Collections booklet, and on our website.

Personal Heritage Journeys

From Ancestry® and Kensington Tours, custom-designed in-depth explorations of your family’s roots.

Family Collection

A wide range of once-in-a-lifetime experiences to help ensure that your family vacation is everything it should be.

Epicurean Collection

Travel to taste the passion and expertise of the world’s most celebrated makers, farmers and chefs.

Resort Collection

Incredible getaway experiences designed around some of the world’s finest resorts and most beautiful islands.

Voyages by Kensington Tours

Unforgettable land-and-sea journeys which combine the world’s best cruises with our private-guided pre and post experiences ashore.

Yachts by Kensington Tours

For those who seek only the best – we create one-of-a-kind private yachting experiences on both sea and land.


Our Destination Experts highlight their favorite itineraries, based on their extensive knowledge of each destination.

Best Seller

One of our most popular starting point itineraries, from which each client will customize their own unique journey.





















Our most popular destinations in


The wondrous call of the wild beckons in Africa, where arid desert and endless plains meet tropical rainforests and lush national parks. Embark on evening safari sundowners and graze alongside wildlife in the distance, sip bold vintages, taste traditional spices, and immerse yourself in truly cultural experiences.

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Africa: Discovery

Perfect for first-time safari goers and others who want to discover the magic of Africa for the first time, with visits to must-see sites and a privately guided taste of local cultures.

Cape Town, Winelands & Safari

days from $4,869 pp*


Cape Town • Stellenbosch • Kruger

Track the Big 5 in Kruger, discover the charms of coastal Cape Town, and sip Africa’s best wines in Stellenbosch.

• Watch African penguins waddle along Boulders Beach at Cape Point Peninsula

• Sample the delectable Sauvignon Blancs of the Cape Winelands

• Experience an incredible 4x4 safari across the Greater Kruger Area

Cape, Kruger & Vic Falls

Best Seller


Cape Town • Kruger • Johannesburg • Victoria Falls days from $7,240 pp*

Perfect for first-time safari goers, explore the wilds of Kruger, chic Cape Town, and the awe-inspiring Victoria Falls.

• Fall under the spell of sky-high Table Mountain

• Get close to wildlife on a private game reserve in the Greater Kruger area

• Peer up at thunderous Victoria Falls and cruise the Zambezi River at sunset

Madagascar Highlights

days from $3,520 pp*


Antananarivo • Ranomafana • Fianarantsoa • Isalo National Park • Ifaty

Discover Madagascar’s exotic beauty as you marvel at leaping lemurs, exotic rainforests, and majestic beaches.

• Search for lemurs in their playgrounds in the Ranomafana Forest

• Relax and recharge on the pristine beaches of Ifaty

• Discover the arid lunar beauty of the landscapes of Isalo Park

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per person, based on double occupancy. Prices subject to change. Customized pricing varies.
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Africa: Premier

Go beyond the guidebooks to gain a deeper understanding of Africa through exploring hidden gems and immersing yourself in local culture – all in exceptional comfort and style.

Best Seller

Kenya & Tanzania Game Tracker

Nairobi • Amboseli • Ngorongoro • Serengeti • Masai Mara


days from $6,870 pp*

10 Recommended

Discover the best of East Africa on this journey through the crossroads of Mount Kilimanjaro.

• Go beyond the Big 5 on incredible daily game drives

• Explore villages in the Masai Mara, Serengeti, and Amboseli

• Visit the Olduvai Gorge, known as the “Cradle of Mankind”

Morocco Signature

Casablanca • Fes • Merzouga • Skoura • Marrakech days from $6,820 pp*

A rich and varied in-depth tour of Morocco as you explore Marrakech, Fes, High Atlas Mountains, and even the Sahara Desert.

• Feel the bustle of Casablanca, rich in history while embracing modernity

• Trek into the High Atlas Mountains for a charming home-made local meal

• Journey into the dunes of Erg Chebbi by 4x4 and by camel

Namibia Highlights

days from $13,257 pp*


Windhoek • Sossusvlei • Swakopmund • Etosha

Explore the petrified deserts, and discover incredible wildlife, as you get to know this overlooked but stunning country.

• Head down the Great Escarpment into the wide Namib Desert below

• Kick up dust in the desert dunes of Sossusvlei

• Search for the desert-adapted wildlife of Etosha National Park

Remember, each itinerary you see here is just a starting point. Your journey is always tailored to your unique needs and tastes.

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Africa: Luxe

Encounter elevated sophistication as you see Africa through a sharpened lens. You’ll enjoy luxurious lodging and concierge services, Michelin-star caliber cuisine, and highly curated touring – even helicopter rides.

Big 5 of Land & Sea

Cape Town • Hermanus • Sabi Sands days from $12,933 pp*

9 Best Seller

A luxurious wildlife adventure awaits as you discover the very best of South Africa, both aboard and ashore.

• Bike down towering Table Mountain and set out on a city tour

• Submerge yourself in a shark cage to come nose-to-nose with great whites

• Track the Big 5 and other exotic game in the coveted Sabi Sands

Uganda & Rwanda Gorilla Trekking

days from $12,848 pp*


Entebbe • Bwindi • Volcanoes National Park

Uniquely moving. Meet humanity’s closest relatives, embark on guided forest treks, and trace Rwanda’s sobering history.

• Go deep into the sights and sounds of the African rainforest

• Stand face to face with mountain gorillas in lush national parks

• Pay your respects at The Kigali Genocide Memorial Center

Botswana Exclusive

days from $24,636 pp*


Johannesburg • Livingstone • Linyanti • Okavango • Makgadikgadi

With incredible biodiversity spanning both desert and wetlands, the landscapes of Botswana will envelop and astound you.

• Wake with meerkats, walk with bushmen, and track the zebra migration

• Get close to wildlife by 4x4, traditional mokoro canoe, or on foot

• Drive the vastness of the Makgadikgadi Salt Pans on an exciting quad ride

To start planning, talk to your preferred travel advisor, or visit us online.

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Okavango, Bostwana

“Safari memories to last a lifetime”

What Rahul loved about his trip:

As big animal enthusiasts, we wanted our first ever African safari to be perfect, which is why we chose Kensington Tours. The suggestion to end off the trip on the beach came as a surprise to us, but we loved it. Every detail was so intricately planned, every guide was so knowledgeable, and every recommendation was appreciated.


“Seeing all the endangered species the Ol Pejeta Conservancy protects was amazing, like Somali ostriches, reticulated giraffes, silver-backed jackals, and Jackson’s hartebeests.”


“We learned that Sweetwaters Chimpanzee Sanctuary is the only place in the country where we could see chimps, and we even sponsored one.”


“Seeing Masai Mara was a dream come true for us. Our tented accommodations were remote and lavish, making us feel like we were in the middle of nowhere, with all the luxuries we could ask for.”

Day 2 – Ol Pejeta Conservancy 3 – Ol Pejeta Conservancy 4 – Masai Mara Our Safari and Sand itinerary was the starting point for customizing Rahul’s experience.
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“We saw all of the Big 5 on our very first day! We were astounded at how well the guides could track the animals, and just how close we could get to them. It felt surreal.”

“I’ve never been so thrilled to wake at 5:00 a.m. in my life. The anticipation of our next game drive had me up before my alarm.”

Day 7 – Diani Beach

“After a fast-paced safari, relaxing on the beach was so welcomed. The colors at sunset on Diani Beach were unlike anything I’ve seen before. Watching the sun set was the very best way to spend our last evening and take it all in.”

Masai Mara, Kenya Day 5 – Masai Mara Day 6 – Masai Mara




Sri Lanka


South Korea

China Japan




Vietnam Thailand





Our most popular destinations in


From the most modern of cities where the future is being born, to the most ancient of beliefs and practices that still inspire today, endless possibilities await you.

Food or fashion, art or adventure, spectacle or spirituality – the only question is, what will you seek first?

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Asia: Discovery

Explore the places you’ve always dreamed of. Your Asian experience is a balance of private tours with English-speaking guides, shared experiences, and self-guided discovery.

Vietnam Highlights: Pearl of Indochina


• Halong Bay • Hoi An • Hue • Ho Chi Minh City

A fascinating introduction to the natural wonders, welcoming culture, and long imperial history of this beautiful country.

• Embark on an overnight Halong Bay cruise on a traditional junk boat

• Explore the imperial ruins and Perfume River of Hue

• Discover the best of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, including the Cu Chi Tunnels

Welcome to the pearl of Indonesia – from picturesque rice paddies and teeming reefs, to ancient temples and delicious cuisine.

• Roam the Balinese countryside, including the Jatiluweh Rice Terraces

• Ascend the clifftop temple at Uluwatu for dinner under the stars

• Snorkel and sail in the shimmering waters of Southern Bali

Singapore Discovery


Experience the highlights of this ultramodern city through its multicultural past, incredible food, and eco-friendly design.

• Journey to the iconic Marina Bay Sands Skypark and Helix Bridge

• Stroll through lively Little India and colorful Kampong Gelam and Haji Lane

• Explore Singapore’s historic Chinatown and renowned Maxwell Food Center

days from $2,015 pp* 5
from $3,402 pp* 9 Essential Bali Ubud • Seminyak *USD per person, based on double occupancy. Prices subject to change. Customized pricing varies.
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days from $2,950 pp* 10 Best Seller
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Ha Long, Vietnam
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Asia: Premier

Memorable, in-depth experiences that reveal something new and unique about your destination – like searching for tigers in India’s national parks – all while resting your head at 5-star accommodations along the way.

Wilderness & Tranquility: Sri Lanka & Maldives Escape

Colombo • Kandy • Ella • Yala National Park • South Ari Atoll days from $5,707 pp*

13 Best Seller

Thrilling culture and wildlife encounters in Sri Lanka are followed by a luxurious tropical resort stay in the Maldives.

• Take a rail journey to immerse yourself in a Ceylonese tea plantation

• Track friendly Asian elephants and elusive leopards in Yala National Park

• Escape to an exotic Maldivian island retreat surrounded by crystal-clear seas

12 The Heart of India: Tigers, Temples & Taj Mahal

days from $9,570 pp*

Delhi • Bandhavgarh • Panna National Park • Khajuraho • Agra

Journey into the heart of India to explore unique temples, luxurious jungle lodges, and of course the magnificent Taj Mahal.

• Immerse yourself in history in Old Delhi and the Taj Mahal in Agra

• Join tiger safaris in the national parks of Bandhavgarh and Panna

• Visit the UNESCO World Heritage site and monuments of Khajuraho

Kingdoms of the Clouds

days from $4,563 pp*


Beijing • Lhasa • Kathmandu

Go deep into the heart of the Buddhist world on this enchanting journey across China, Tibet, and Nepal.

• Visit the Summer Palace and walk a restored section of the Great Wall

• Take in historic monasteries, sacred temples, and the Potala Palace

• Soar over the Himalayas for a glimpse of Mount Everest

Remember, each itinerary you see here is just a starting point. Your journey is always tailored to your unique needs and tastes.
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Asia: Luxe

Embark on an unforgettable journey that delivers the very best of your destination in Asia. Luxurious properties are paired with remarkable tailor-made experiences to create the trip of a lifetime.

Best Seller

Japan: Temples, Gardens & Art

Tokyo • Kanazawa • Kyoto • Naoshima • Osaka


days from $19,560 pp*

A unique journey through Japan for those looking to explore traditional artforms, handicrafts, and spiritual temples.

• Visit Tokyo’s Bonsai Museum to learn about the horticultural art form

• Make traditional crafts under the watchful eye of an expert in Kanazawa

• Journey to Naoshima to explore Benesse House, a haven for contemporary art

Bhutan Exclusive

days from $10,725 pp*


Bangkok • Paro • Thimphu • Gangtey • Punakha

A remarkable experience designed to showcase the natural wonders and special heritage of this last Himalayan kingdom.

• Hike to the cliffside Tiger’s Nest framed by fluttering prayer flags

• Visit the stunning Phobjikha valley, a bird-watcher’s paradise

• Delve into the ancient healing arts and interact with Buddhist nuns

Southeast Asia Exclusive

days from $18,882 pp*


Bangkok • Chiang Saen • Luang Prabang • Siem Reap • Koh Rong • Singapore

The ultimate in refinement and luxury – truly the finest way to experience this magical and historic part of the world.

• Tour vibrant markets, revered temples, and cruise the Chao River

• Explore iconic Angkor Wat and visit Angkor Conservation Center

• Participate in an authentic morning alms ceremony with local monks

To start planning, talk to your preferred travel advisor, or visit us online.

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“Such a perfectly delicious taste of Asia”

What Michelle loved about her trip:

Kent and I had always wanted to see Asia, but weren’t sure where to go for our first time. Our Destination Expert Ben was incredibly helpful, talking us through the best options. I’m so glad we chose Singapore – it was so easy and interesting for us to explore.


Day 1 – Singapore

“After a long flight, it was so relaxing to be surrounded by the luxury of Raffles Singapore. So sophisticated and elegant. It felt to me like it really is the world’s greatest hotel.”

Day 2 – Singapore

“We wandered the fascinating streets of Kampong Gelam and the majestic Sultan Mosque. Our private guide knew the best little place to have traditional “teh halia” ginger tea – delicious!”

Day 3 – Singapore

“The Chinatown Market was such a spectacle, so alive with activity. We tasted so many wonderful things that day. Chili crab, Hokkien mee with prawns and pork, and sweet iced chendol for dessert.”

Our Exclusive Singapore itinerary was the starting point for customizing Michelle’s experience.
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Day 3 – Singapore

“With his modern yet respectful take on classic dishes from all over China, dinner at Yi by Jereme Leung was everything we’d hoped for. Gorgeous to look at, flavors I’ll never forget.”

Day 4 – Singapore

“The Botanic Gardens were a joy, so peaceful and lush – they had over a thousand varieties of orchids! And who knew Touch Ginger could look so beautiful?”

Day 5 – Singapore

“A quiet spa day at the hotel, then a scenic bumboat ride upriver to an incredible light and water show, followed by a simply fantastic dinner. Such a special night to wrap up our time here.”

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Our most popular destinations in

Australia & South Pacific

This is where dreams come to play with rich possibilities. Teeming reefs beckon avid snorkelers and divers. Starkly beautiful desert calls to those who hear its rhythms. Lush mountains invite exploration. This may just be the most enticing and entrancing corner of our planet.

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New Zealand Fiji Bora Bora Tahiti

Australia & South Pacific: Discovery

Experience the allure of Australia and New Zealand with local guides, through self-guided discovery, or on a self-drive journey – a “down under” discovery you won’t soon forget.

Sydney, Rock & Reef Explorer

days from $5,355 pp*


Sydney • Ayers Rock • Cairns

For those who want to experience the iconic trio of sunny Sydney, mystical Uluru, and the remarkable Great Barrier Reef.

• Spot the iconic Opera House and visit world-famous Bondi Beach

• Seek out kangaroos in the wild Blue Mountains National Park

• Visit Ayers Rock and watch the sunset in the sacred site of Uluru

Highlights of New Zealand

Auckland • Rotorua • Queenstown days from $4,512 pp*

8 Best Seller

The dramatic beauty of the islands’ natural wonders and their unique culture make this a journey you’ll never forget.

• Experience the magic of the incandescent Waitomo Glowworm Caves

• Take in Māori culture at a hāngi dinner and cultural performance

• Cruise the stunning fjordlands of Milford Sound

New Zealand Ultimate Self-Drive Journey

days from $17,712 pp*


Auckland • Rotorua • Taupo • Napier • Wellington • Abel Tasman National Park • Blenheim • Christchurch • Mount Cook • Queenstown

Explore the country’s treasures at your own pace on a self-drive discovery complete with immersive private day tours.

• Learn about Māori culture in the Whakarewarewa Valley

• Hike the Tongariro Crossing amid scenery showcased in The Lord of the Rings

• Visit Tasman Glacier, soar the skies of Mount Cook, and cruise Milford Sound

*USD per person, based on double occupancy. Prices subject to change. Customized pricing varies.
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Australia & South Pacific: Premier

Enjoy memorable curated experiences that reveal the region’s most beautiful sites and most interesting moments, all with customized private touring that fits your personal travel style.


Australia’s Coast & The Whitsunday Islands

Sydney • Hamilton Island


• Brisbane days from $6,578 pp*

Sun, sailing, and surf – discover the brilliance of Australia’s idyllic East Coast, perfect for those who love the outdoors.

• Enjoy a fabulous Champagne picnic in the Blue Mountains

• Bask on the pristine beaches of the Whitsundays as you cruise the waters

• Cuddle with a koala and go behind-the-scenes at the Australia Zoo

New Zealand: Active South Island

days from $8,840 pp*



• Mount Cook

• Queenstown

Wander off the beaten path during this action-packed exploration of the “Paradise of the Pacific,” stunning New Zealand.

• Voyage through Arthur’s Pass on the famous TranzAlpine train

• Swim with playful dolphins on an eco-marine adventure

• Hike the picturesque Hooker Valley and boat to the Tasman Glacier

Western Australia In-Depth


Perth • Exmouth • Fremantle • Margaret River days from

$10,387 pp*

Cruise the Ningaloo Coast by catamaran and explore sunny Perth on a whirlwind exploration of Western Australia.

• Lose yourself in Perth’s beauty and look for wild creatures on Rottnest Island

• Swim side by side with peaceful whale sharks in the Indian Ocean

• Taste your way through Margaret River’s most exclusive wineries

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Australia & South Pacific: Luxe

Let us create an unforgettable journey that reveals the very best of the South Pacific, in both remarkable tailor-made experiences and exceptional luxury – think soaring helicopter rides and walking intimate island vineyards.

Australia in Luxury with Lizard Island

days from $11,910 pp*


Sydney • Lizard Island • Port Douglas

Embrace the vast and unparalleled beauty of this unique country by land, air, and in its teeming blue waters.

• Ride through the UNESCO-listed Blue Mountains on horseback

• Snorkel the world’s most precious ocean habitat, the Great Barrier Reef

• Gain a unique view of the Daintree Rainforest on an adventurous hike

New Zealand Exclusive

days from $19,693 pp*



• Napier

• Christchurch

• Queenstown

A luxurious exploration of the stunning landscapes and rich offerings of both the North and South islands, all in refined comfort.

• Tantalize your senses on an exclusive Waiheke Island escape

• Enjoy exceptional wine tasting in vibrant Hawke’s Bay

• Soar the skies on an exclusive helicopter tour of beautiful Milford Sound

New Zealand & Australia in Style

Best Seller

Auckland • Queenstown • Sydney • Ayers Rock • Port Douglas


days from $16,198 pp*

Savor the very best of two unique countries on an all-encompassing luxury adventure that you’ll treasure for a lifetime.

• Hike Queenstown’s gorgeous Routeburn Track with a private guide

• Enjoy quintessential Sydney sights from the luxury of a private motor yacht

• Let nature envelop you with a luxury stay in mystical Ayers Rock

To start planning, talk to your preferred travel advisor, or visit us online.

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Port Douglas, Australia

“We wanted the trip of a lifetime, and Kensington Tours didn’t disappoint”

What Jeremy loved about his trip:

My husband Paul and I love travel, but with our busy work schedules we typically only manage quicker getaways. When we got serious about finally seeing Australia, we booked off a long stretch of time, and wanted to pack it full of all the things we’d dreamed of. This trip had to be special for us.


Day 2 – Sydney

“Paul’s a history buff, so our private tour of Sydney was a great way to dive into Oz – he loves the little details and stories. Sailing the harbor in a private yacht with the Opera House behind us was my personal iconic moment.”

Day 4 – Uluru

“Uluru was one of those places that’s unlike anywhere else on Earth. You can feel its spirit all around you. Our fabulous dinner in the desert, as the sun went down, was picture perfect.”

Day 5 – Uluru

“Exploring Uluru with our Aboriginal guide really opened my eyes to how meaningful the site is to their culture, and to how they’ve fought to protect it. It’s alive for them, and they brought it to life for us.”

Our Australia Signature itinerary was the starting point for customizing Jeremy’s experience.
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Day 7 – Port Douglas

“Neither of us had snorkeled before, but the water above the reef was so inviting, and our guide was so helpful. We jumped in and were surrounded by a blizzard of fish, in so many colors. I’m so glad we were brave enough to try it.”

Day 8 – Port Douglas

“The Daintree Rainforest is dense and magical. From our boat, we caught glimpses of incredible wildlife like the Ulysses butterfly, kingfishers, and pythons, while all around us crocs basked on the muddy river banks. Wild.”

Yarra Valley, Australia

Day 12 – Melbourne

“We were driven for private wine tastings throughout the Yarra Valley. I’ve always loved Aussie wines, and to meet some of the winemakers was an absolute dream.”


Our most popular destinations in

Egypt & Middle East

Experience a place where worlds come together. Where the magnificent archaeological city of Petra consumes you, or the sky-high heights of the Burj Khalifa make you feel alive. Uncover sacred secrets of the Holy Land, modern treasures, and ancient beliefs. And rest your head in places of grandeur, like a luxury panoramic tent in magical Wadi Rum.

Oman Egypt Jordan Israel
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United Arab Emirates

Egypt & Middle East: Discovery

An introduction to the greatest wonders and “must-sees” of the Middle East. You’ll enjoy quality accommodations with completely private and specialized touring throughout.

Discover Egypt

days from $2,304 pp*


Cairo • Luxor

This whirlwind adventure delivers the best of Egypt’s must-see wonders and famed archaeological sites of Cairo and Luxor.

• Discover the Pyramids of Giza with the help of a skilled private guide

• Feel awed by the immense Luxor Temples on the east bank of the Nile

• Explore the Valleys of the Kings and Queens, and King Tut’s tomb

Active Jordan Discovery

days from $6,048 pp*


Best Seller

An active and profound journey through Jordan’s awe-inspiring deserts, canyons, and remarkable historic sites.

• Uncover the mysteries of ancient Petra, a UNESCO World Heritage Site

• Stay overnight in a traditional Bedouin tented camp

• Immerse yourself in the beauty of the Dana Biosphere Reserve

Dubai Stopover



days from $2,068 pp*

Ultramodern Dubai awaits in an action-packed stopover tour to be paired with any destination of your choice.

• Marvel at Dubai’s architecture over a meal aboard a glass-enclosed boat

• Stroll bustling souks and opulent malls in search of unique mementos

• Romp over the dunes on a wild 4x4 adventure

*USD per person, based on double occupancy. Prices subject to change. Customized pricing varies.

• Dead Sea • Dana Biosphere Reserve • Petra • Wadi Rum • Aqaba
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Egypt & Middle East: Premier

A deeper dive into the region that provides the perfect balance of familiar icons paired with less traveled sites, as well as nighttime activities to enhance your private-guided experience.

Egypt Highlights & Nile Cruise

Cairo • Luxor • Nile • Aswan days from $3,672 pp*

9 Best Seller

A refined and unforgettable experience of Egypt’s most majestic and historic sites, in elevated style and comfort.

• Have an experienced Egyptologist reveal the secrets of the Pyramids of Giza

• Explore the Valley of the Kings, Valley of the Queens, and King Tut’s tomb

• Sail up the Nile on a cruise with regular stops for private excursions

Christian Pilgrimage

Tel Aviv • Galilee • Tiberias • Jerusalem days from $8,361 pp*

9 Best Seller

Walk in the Biblical footsteps of Jesus as you discover the Holy Land, including Nazareth, Bethlehem, and Jerusalem.

• Explore Christianity’s most sacred sites as you enjoy stunning scenery

• Stand atop the Mount of Olives and enter the Holy City

• Visit the Chapel of the Milk Grotto and Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem

Jewish Heritage of Israel

days from $7,080 pp*


Tel Aviv • Galilee • Jerusalem

Explore the landmarks of Old Jerusalem, visit the Western Wall, and take in the incredible light show at the Tower of David.

• Gaze out over Haifa from the top of Mount Carmel and visit sacred Galilee

• Journey to the legendary fortress of Masada on the edge of the Dead Sea

• Honor victims of the Holocaust on your visit to the Yad Vashem Memorial

Remember, each itinerary you see here is just a starting point. Your journey is always tailored to your unique needs and tastes.

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Egypt &

Egypt & Middle East: Luxe

A complete 5-star experience of the utmost elegance, fit for a pharaoh. Visit off-the-beaten-path sites and indulge in unique activities you can’t find anywhere else, tailored exactly to your tastes.

Egypt & Jordan Exclusive

Cairo • Luxor • Nile • Aswan • Amman • Petra • Wadi Rum

Best Seller


days from $9,096 pp*

Embark on a luxurious exploration of the best of these magical countries, with a five-star Nile cruise at its heart.

• Get swept away on a camel ride within the pyramids complex

• Feel the history of towering Petra, Jordan’s unique UNESCO World Heritage site

• Discover the magical oasis of Wadi Rum on a privately guided desert trek

Israel Exclusive

days from $9,930 pp*


Tel Aviv • Jerusalem • Galilee

Experience the faith and spirituality of the Holy Land on a luxurious tour that offers all the best of Israel’s sacred sights.

• Encounter Christian, Islamic, and Jewish sites in Jerusalem’s Old City

• See the modern side of Israel on a guided tour of Jerusalem’s winelands

• Stroll the stalls of Tel Aviv’s bustling Carmel Market with a food expert

Emirati Exclusive

days from $6,293 pp*


Dubai • Abu Dhabi

Savor the extravagant delights of Dubai and Abu Dhabi as you discover ancient sites and futuristic architecture.

• Tour the Burj Khalifa and glide along Dubai’s harbor on a dinner cruise

• Fly with falcons above the desert on a hot air balloon ride

• Ponder the sights of Abu Dhabi, including the enormous Sheikh Zayed Mosque

To start planning, talk to your preferred travel advisor, or visit us online.

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“The most interesting history lesson I’ve ever had”

What Luis loved about his trip:

I’m a history buff, though my wife and daughter, not so much. But we all loved how our guides made history come alive, welcomed us with open arms, and made each of us fall in love with Egypt day after day. We already have plans to return.

Day 2 – Cairo

“Of course, seeing The Great Pyramids of Giza was a highlight, but specifically the camel ride through the complex is what made the experience for us.”

Day 3 – Cairo

“We loved the walking food tour through Cairo with our guide Asim. We were most surprised by kanefeh – the texture, the color, the flavor – it was unlike anything we’ve had before.”


“We fell in love with our Egyptologist guide Mona – we could just hear the passion in every question she answered for us as we walked the temples of Karnak. Our daughter was so inspired by her, and she made the tour so interesting for the whole family.”

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Cairo, Egypt

Day 6 – Luxor

“We were so deep in conversation with Mona at lunch that we stayed there for hours. Thankfully she ensured we still saw all of the highlights of the Valleys of the Kings and Queens.”

Day 7 – Hurghada

“Our Destination Expert was insistent that the Oberoi Beach Resort Sahl Hasheesh was the place for us. Boy was he right. We spent an entire day walking the beach, reading by the pool, and reminiscing about the days that had just past.”

Day 11 – Cairo

“Our guide took us through the Khan Khalili Bazaar, weaving us through the intricate passageways and pointing out trinkets and antiques. We relished our last day and the moments spent meeting the locals and soaking it all in.”


Our most popular destinations in

Central & Eastern Europe

Delight your senses as you watch the glow of the Aurora Borealis dance above you in Scandinavia’s northern reaches. Spend a romantic night in a fairy tale castle with stunning views overlooking the Danube. Feel a gentle breeze across your skin as you hot air balloon over Cappadocia’s fairy chimneys. Indulge in the aroma of Hvar’s endless violet lavender fields. And taste the catch of the day along a dramatic coastline.

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Bulgaria Slovenia
Lithuania Latvia
Greece Turkey Poland Denmark Estonia Finland Sweden Hungary Croatia

Central & Eastern Europe: Discovery

An introduction to the splendors of the region, dotted with guided walks or private-guided tours with passionate experts, and featuring quality accommodations in central locations.



from $3,304 pp*

Istanbul and Cappadocia Explorer

Istanbul • Cappadocia

Uncover centuries of charm at the crossroads of Europe and Asia, including a deep appreciation of the rich Ottoman history of Istanbul.

• Embark on a culinary adventure in one of Istanbul’s fashionable districts

• Explore the labyrinthine, subterranean cities of Cappadocia

• Greet the dawn gliding over sublime hills and valleys in a hot air balloon

Highlights of Eastern Europe

days from $4,190 pp*



• Bratislava • Vienna • Prague

Soak up Old World splendor in the spellbinding capital cities of Hungary, Slovak Republic, Austria, and Czech Republic.

• Marvel at Budapest’s Parliament from the heights of Fisherman’s Bastion

• Explore the magical streets of Vienna on your private horse-drawn carriage

• Walk the historic medieval-stone streets of Old Town Prague

Gastronomic Journey Through Georgia

Tbilisi • Kvareli • Kutaisi

Epicurean Collection

days from $2,828 pp*

Discover the little-known gastronomic paradise of Georgia, with traditional cuisine and viticulture that’s sure to delight you.

• Dine on traditional Georgian cuisine in the home of a local family

• Sample local products in the charming wineries of ancient Kakheti

• Bake traditional bread and take a churchkhela-making masterclass

*USD per person, based on double occupancy. Prices subject to change. Customized pricing varies.
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Central & Eastern Europe: Premier

For those who seek memorable in-depth experiences that reveal something new and unique about the region. Rest your head at emblematic hotels and enjoy comfortable transfers throughout.

Classic Greece with Crete

Best Seller


Athens • Mykonos • Santorini • Rethymno days from $7,980 pp*

Legendary Greek myths and scenic Aegean beauty await on an immersive journey from Athens to the Greek Cyclades and beyond.

• Gaze out over the cradle of Western civilization from atop the Acropolis

• Sample Greek wines and accompanying culinary delights

• Watch the sun set over Santorini on a sunset dinner cruise

Self-Drive Along Norway’s Southern Fjords

days from $7,996 pp*


Oslo • Flåm


Lofthus • Bergen

Uncover Norway’s most spectacular sites on this self-drive electric vehicle journey along the Sognefjord and Hardangerfjord.

• Bike through the Flåm Valley and ride the rails of the Flåm Railway

• Taste sumptuous, seasonal produce at a local goat farm

• Cross stunning bridges and enjoy picturesque ferry rides across the fjords

Honoring Poland’s Jewish History

Warsaw • Lublin • Krakow days from $4,216 pp*


Explore the deep roots and remarkable history of Poland’s Jews, while remembering and honoring the victims of the Holocaust.

• Visit Oskar Schindler’s factory in Krakow with your private guide

• Uncover a deeper understanding of the haunting history of Auschwitz

• Explore the Lodz Jewish Ghetto and Old Jewish Cemetery in Warsaw

Remember, each itinerary you see here is just a starting point. Your journey is always tailored to your unique needs and tastes.
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Central & Eastern Europe: Luxe

Top-of-the-line private-guided tours and accommodations, giving you VIP insight into the region’s most sought-after sites and hidden gems. Embark on adventures like heli-landings and private boat charters to see your destination in a different way.

Dubrovnik and Boka Bay Splendor

days from $9,630 pp*


Dubrovnik • Tivat

This compact slice of paradise along the Adriatic coastline of Croatia and Montenegro will leave you mesmerized.

• Experience authentic dining in a traditional stone-built home with locals

• Taste oysters fresh from the sea at world-famous Ston

• Embark on a dazzling champagne cruise around Boka Bay on a private boat

Lapland Winter Wonderland

days from $13,990 pp*


Rovaniemi • Levi

Experience the wild, untamed north on this unforgettable journey of luxury through Lapland’s most exquisite locations.

• Search for the Northern Lights and savor a campfire-cooked meal

• Enjoy VIP access as your Icebreaker ship cuts through immense layers of ice

• Buckle up for a private driving lesson on a closed-circuit ice course

Castles and Wine of the Moselle and Rhine

Epicurean Collection

Frankfurt • Oberwesel • Lieser • Kronberg

Postcard-perfect Old Towns, boutique wineries, and historic castles abound on this tantalizing journey through Germany.

days from $10,830 pp*

• Immerse yourself in a world of German wines in the picturesque Rhine Valley

• Hop on an off-road vehicle and embark on a private wine safari in Rudesheim

To start planning, talk to your preferred travel advisor, or visit us online.

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• Enjoy a royal retreat at a castle hotel in Kronberg
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Rhine Valley,

“A whimsical wedding anniversary”

What Agnes loved about her trip:

During our anniversary to the ‘Pearl of the Adriatic,’ Kensington Tours didn’t miss a beat. Our Destination Expert really took the time to get to know my husband and I, our passions, and personalized an incredibly romantic and charming experience throughout our entire stay in Croatia.


Day 2 – Split

“Our guide escorted us through a maze of alleyways in the 1700-year-old Old Town, pointing out hidden gems and telling us age-old stories all along the way.”

Day 3 – Split

“Our day trip to Plitvice Lakes was magical. We walked past the stunning array of diamondblue lakes with our guide at our own pace, stopping for several breaks to take it all in.”

Day 5 – Hvar

“Hvar is beautiful, but we especially loved the day tour out to Bisevo and Vis – off-the-beaten-path, as they say. Our rowboat through the Blue Grotto was as romantic as it was breathtaking.”

Our Signature Croatia itinerary was the starting point for customizing Agnes’ experience.
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“Olive oil tastings, wine tastings, and oyster tastings – all in the most idyllic settings. Our tastebuds were delighted.”

“I surprised my husband with a city tour tailored around the famed spots featured in Game of Thrones – we were enveloped by Westeros.”

“The most romantic anniversary we could have wished for – a sunset cruise to the Elephati Islands, and a serene dinner ashore. We seriously contemplated staying a few more nights.”

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Our most popular destinations in

Western Europe

Do you seek quaint beautiful villages or the vast palaces of royalty?

Are you attracted by Mediterranean heat or the ocean spray of Scottish islands? Compelled by the distant past, or contemporary energy? Fortunately, you’ll find it all here in Western Europe, welcoming you.

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Western Europe: Discovery

Explore the beauty of Europe as you’ve always dreamed, with a combination of private touring and self-guided discovery, and accommodations in the heart of the region’s most enchanting cities and towns.

Amsterdam Spotlight

days from $2,580 pp*



Soak up the treasures of Amsterdam, from its unique culture and picturesque canals to world-class museums.

• Take in highlights on a walking tour of Amsterdam with a private guide

• Visit a cheese farm on a cycling excursion through the Dutch countryside

• Learn the stories behind famous artworks by Van Gogh and Rembrandt

Discover Scotland

days from $4,160 pp*



• Inverness • Glasgow

The ideal way to introduce yourself to the country’s pristine Highlands, showstoppingly beautiful cities, and much more.

• Taste the flavors of traditional Scottish cuisine and the “water of life”

• Cruise along Loch Ness and visit the magnificent Urquhart castle

• See the majestic Eilean Donan Castle, one of Scotland’s most iconic keeps

Portugal Highlights


• Lisbon

• Albufeira


days from $3,353 pp*

Journey to the edge of the Old World discovering historic cities, picturesque wine regions, and stunning coastlines.

• Enjoy the decadence of Porto’s colorful streets and city squares

• Sample world-class wines on a jaunt through the Douro Valley

• Uncover layers of history within quaint neighborhoods of Lisbon

*USD per person, based on double occupancy. Prices subject to change. Customized pricing varies.

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Western Europe: Premier

Embrace the best of Western Europe with memorable, in-depth, and immersive experiences that reveal what’s unique about your destination, all custom-tailored to your own travel style.


Italy Signature with Amalfi Coast

Rome • Naples • Sorrento • Florence • Venice


days from $9,036 pp*

Witness nature’s marvels and history come to life as you’re guided through Italy’s ancient cities and stunning panoramas.

• Uncover 2,000 years of lore as you’re guided through layers of the Colosseum

• Amble through Tuscan vineyards and indulge in a seasonal farmhouse lunch

• Navigate the contours and brilliant hues of the Blue Grotto by boat

Signature Switzerland

days from $6,184 pp*


Zurich • Lucerne • Interlaken • Zermatt

Explore Switzerland’s majestic mountains and stunning lakes on an enchanting tour boasting all the must-sees.

• Cruise Lake Lucerne and ride by cogwheel train to the summit of Mt. Pilatus

• Take a horse-drawn carriage ride around Interlaken, gateway to Jungfrau

• Ascend the Matterhorn to take in the spellbinding views of the Alps

London, Edinburgh, Dublin Signature



London • Edinburgh • Dublin days from $7,610 pp*

Step back in time as you immerse yourself in the beauty and the culture of these richly historic capital cities.

• Set out on an evening dinner cruise on the Thames

• Wander through and perch upon the imposing Edinburgh Castle

• Drink in the Bow Street Experience at Dublin’s historic Jameson Distillery

Remember, each itinerary you see here is just a starting point. Your journey is always tailored to your unique needs and tastes.

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Western Europe: Luxe

A truly elevated, unforgettable journey that delivers the very best of the region, through both remarkable, tailor-made experiences and singular luxury – like VIP access to the most exclusive sites, wineries, and restaurants.

Wine and Culinary Delights of Spain


• San Sebastian • Bilbao • Madrid

Epicurean Collection

days from $10,016 pp*


Epicurean Collection

Dazzle your taste buds on an exceptional journey through the food and wine of Barcelona, Madrid, and the Basque region.

• Enjoy an escorted market visit and cooking class in Barcelona

• Relish in winery visits and tastings in La Rioja and Basque wine regions

• Savor a gastronomic experience and traditional flamenco show in Madrid

Paris and the Châteaux of the Loire Valley

Paris • Onzain

• Veigne


days from $13,200 pp*

Immerse yourself in the charms of Paris with a private guide and live like decadent royalty in a Loire château.

• Rest your head at Domaine de la Tortiniere, a tranquil and majestic château

• Prepare a traditional French meal and pair it with local vintages

• Admire wine regions of the Loire Valley from above on a private helicopter

South Coast and Golden Circle Exclusive

days from $18,099 pp*


Reykjavik • Hella • Grindavik

On this luxurious getaway to one of the most remarkable places on Earth, you’ll see why it truly is The Land of Fire and Ice.

• Enjoy private island and cave lunches while staying in a luxury lodge

• Relax in opulence in a private suite at Iceland’s most renowned spa

• Lift off for an unforgettable heli-flight with a mountaintop landing

To start planning, talk to your preferred travel advisor, or visit us online.

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“The perfect family vacation”

What Maria loved about her trip:

We wanted to see and do as much as possible while still engaging the kids, and we were able to do that with ease as we traveled from city to city. Our Destination Expert listened to exactly what we wanted, and made Spain enjoyable for the entire family.


Day 2 – Madrid

“Our Destination Expert knew our kids would still be adjusting to the time change, so she arranged for a sitter at the hotel, while the hubby and I enjoyed an exotic Flamenco show with dinner. The perfect parents’ night out.”

Day 5 – Seville

“We learned so much about Spanish culinary traditions and ingredients during our cooking class and market visit, and the kids loved all the snacks along the way.”

Day 7 – Granada

“Seeing the Alhambra Palace illuminated at night sent shivers down my spine. Our guide was so knowledgeable, and made sure we got to see the view from the Torre de la Vela.”

Our Signature Spain itinerary was the starting point for customizing Maria’s experience.
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Day 8 – Seville

“Following our guide through the picturesque streets of Ronda and seeing the Puento Nuevo bridge soaring above the gaping gorge was one of my favorite moments. We were so thankful to get there by private vehicle, it made the journey very comfortable with the kids in tow.”

Day 7 – Barcelona

“After an interactive tour of the Picasso Museum, our guide led us around the corner to a private painting workshop so each of us could recreate one of his masterpieces. The kids had a blast!”

Day 11 – Barcelona

“Witnessing the rugged peaks of Montserrat from a hot air balloon was the most incredible way for us to spend our last day in Spain. A truly magical experience, and we’d have never known this was an option if it wasn’t for Kensington Tours!”

Barcelona, Spain

Our most popular destinations in

Latin America

An intoxicatingly beautiful variety of landscapes, from dense jungle waterfalls to arid mountain deserts. A complicated and captivating history, from the Incas, to the European colonialists, right up to today. And unforgettable people with thriving cultures that never let go of your heart.

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Latin America: Discovery

Experience the iconic highlights of Latin America with local private guides, in combination with self-guided wayfaring through the region’s most charming cities, with accommodations in the heart of it all.

Highlights of Peru

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• Sacred Valley • Machu Picchu • Cusco days from $3,184 pp*

Trek through history and embark on a life-changing journey to lost Incan cities that soar above sea level.

• Delve into art and Incan culture at the Larco Museum with a gallery scholar

• Get whisked away to the Sacred Valley and Cusco

• Discover the lost Incan city of Machu Picchu, tucked away in the Andes

9 Ecuador Family: Volcanoes & Cloudforest

days from $3,960 pp*


• Mindo • Cotopaxi

Colorful wildlife and natural wonders abound in this family-friendly exploration of Ecuador’s best and most famed sights.

• Encounter rare bird species in Mindo’s Cloud Forest Reserve

• Gallop on a private horseback ride through gorgeous Andean countryside

• Marvel at the snow-capped summits of the Cotopaxi and Antisana volcanoes

Bolivia Explorer

days from $4,995 pp*


La Paz

• Sucre • Salar de Uyuni • Ojo de Perdiz

Extraordinary landscapes, colonial architecture, and cultural delights surround you in beautiful Bolivia.

• Discover the wonderful contrasts of the capitals of La Paz and Sucre

• Explore the mysterious Valley of the Moon and the ruins of Tiwanaku

• Venture into the majestic and mirror-like Salar de Uyuni salt flats

*USD per person, based on double occupancy. Prices subject to change. Customized pricing varies.

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Latin America: Premier

Explore the best of Latin America with truly memorable “bucket list” experiences in the company of local experts, all custom-tailored to your individual travel style.

Galapagos Island Signature

7 Best Seller


• Santa Cruz Island days from $6,454 pp*

Take in historic, colonial Quito before discovering the enchanting wonders and wildlife of the isles of Darwin.

• Take a photography masterclass in UNESCO World Heritage Site Quito

• Adventure in an exclusive afternoon of watersports on the Itabaca Channel

• Seek endemic species as you hike, kayak, and cruise the Enchanted Islands

Essential Colombia

days from $4,518 pp*



• Medellín • Cartagena

Let the cultural and historical wonders of Colombia captivate you as you discover colorful Bogota, Medellín, and Cartagena.

• Witness Medellín’s transformation into a thriving hub of culture and art

• Sample artisanal coffee on a guided tour of Hacienda Café El Retiro

• Sail through the diamond-like waters surrounding the Rosario Islands

Panama: Pirates & Caribbean Coast

days from $5,136 pp*


Panama City • Portobelo

Learn exciting tales of past high-seas piracy and explore Panama City’s natural and man-made treasures.

• See the ruins of Old Panama, a city sacked by privateer Henry Morgan

• Hike Camino de Cruces National Park, a 9,000-acre tropical rainforest

• Uncover the mysteries of Portobelo, once a port-of-call for treasure ships

Remember, each itinerary you see here is just a starting point. Your journey is always tailored to your unique needs and tastes.

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Latin America: Luxe

For those who seek the very best of Latin America along roads less traveled, such as private tastings in the regions’ most exclusive wineries and stays in stylish remote lodges – all in remarkable luxury.

9 Best Seller

days from $5,449 pp*

*based on party of four

Costa Rica Family Luxury

Vara Blanca • Arenal • Papagayo

Costa Rica’s natural playground offers thrilling family-friendly adventure made for memories captured by your photographer.

• Craft artisanal chocolate with local experts on the edge of a rainforest

• Serve up lunch for the residents of a wildlife rehabilitation center

• Cruise the world-class beaches of Guanacaste aboard a private catamaran

Machu Picchu & Amazon Cruise Exclusive

14 Voyages

days from $12,600 pp*



• Sacred Valley

• Machu Picchu

• Cusco

• Peruvian Amazon Cruise

The majestic highlights of Inca country and a cruise through the Amazon come together in a mosaic of luxury and style.

• Let your private guide show you why Lima is called the City of the Kings

• Explore beyond the stunning views of the lost city of Machu Picchu

• Unwind on a four-night cruise aboard a luxurious five-star Amazon ship

Argentina & Chile Elite

Buenos Aires

• Mendoza

• El Calafate

• Torres del Paine National Park

• Santiago

Explore Patagonian landscapes, world-renowned wines, and the magical cities of Buenos Aires and Santiago.

• San Pedro de Atacama

• Experience the unforgettable natural wonder of Torres del Paine National Park

• Sample full-bodied Malbecs on a winery tour of the famed Mendoza Valley

• Explore the unearthly Valley of the Moon in the vast Atacama Desert

To start planning, talk to your preferred travel advisor, or visit us online.

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What Marla loved about her trip:

We three couples have been friends for years, and we wanted to do something really fun and different – get off the beaten track somewhere beautiful, somewhere we could also relax and enjoy all the creature comforts. None of us had really considered Chile before, but it was absolute magic.

Day 1 – Santiago

“Our introduction to Chile was dinner at Bocanariz Wine Bar, where all the waiters were trained sommeliers – they were seriously expert about their wine, but not snobby at all. Loved the tasting flights they recommended.”

Day 4 – Puerto Natales

“Our private guide took us on an easy trek of Dorotea Hill, near the Argentinian border. He made sure we spotted the condors that nest in the cliff walls, and that we stopped at the best places to get great shots.”

Day 5 – Puerto Natales

“Four of us saddled up like gauchos to explore a huge working estancia, or ranch, on horseback, while the other two enjoyed their rugged offroad drive along the coast to get up close to the wildlife. They got some great photographs.”

“Together we shared our passion for adventure, good food and great wine”
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Our Chilean Fjords & Torres del Paine itinerary was the starting point for customizing Marla’s experience.

Day 7 – Torres del Paine National Park

“I loved the fact that our hotel was nestled in the heart of a national park, surrounded by stunning mountain scenery. While the boys headed out for a walk on the pampas, we ladies enjoyed a fabulous massage and mud therapy treatment.”

Day 8 – Torres del Paine National Park

“The hike to the base of the towers was challenging in places, but exhilarating. And when you come up over the final ridge and see the three incredible towers that jut up into the sky, over this incredible turquoise lake, it’s so worth it.”

Day 11 – Santiago

“We loved the private wine tasting and class designed by a famous vintner in their wine cellar. It was definitely educational, but more importantly it was a delicious way to toast our wonderful time in Chile.”

Torres del Paine National Park, Chile


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Our most popular destinations in

North America

So much to discover and revel in, so close to home. It might be uncovering the music and food legacy of New Orleans, or the secret history of New York. Finding the perfect escape on a pristine Caribbean beach or on a glorious Alaskan mountaintop. It’s the perfect place to surprise yourself.

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North America: Discovery

Discover real wonders surprisingly close to home with a balance of privately guided touring and self-guided experiences, while enjoying quality accommodations throughout.

Alaska: Aurora & Igloos

days from $4,991 pp*


Anchorage • Fairbanks

Everything that Alaska’s winter landscapes have to offer is literally at your feet – adventures ready for you to enjoy.

• Don your cleats for a once-in-a-lifetime hike through the Matanuska Glacier

• Dash through the snow on an unforgettable dog sled ride

• Watch the Aurora Borealis light up the sky from your private igloo

Grand Teton & Yellowstone: Road Trip

Jackson Hole • West Yellowstone days from $6,179 pp*

7 Best Seller

Buckle up for a self-drive adventure through breathtaking vistas, meeting expert local guides along the way.

• Glide along Snake River in a picturesque float adventure

• Embark on an exclusive wildlife safari through spectacular Grand Teton

• Stand in awe before the astonishing Old Faithful

Active Bryce & Zion


Las Vegas • Bryce Canyon National Park • Zion National Park *USD

days from $8,129 pp*

Immerse yourself in towering red rock splendor and adventure in Zion and Bryce Canyon National Parks.

• Rappel remote slot canyons, off-road aboard UTVs, and take to the trails

• Saddle up for a guided horseback ride along the Peek-a-Boo Loop

• Savor quintessential slot canyon beauty and explore the legendary Narrows

per person,
on double
occupancy. Prices subject to change. Customized pricing varies.
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North America: Premier

Go beyond what you already know about the splendor of places close to home with your specialized private guides, all in stylish, comfortable accommodations that reflect the personality of your destination.

5 Recommended

New Orleans Signature

New Orleans days from $3,548 pp*

Let an eclectic blend of rich Creole heritage, French influence, and Jazz music welcome you to the Big Easy.

• Expose your senses to the soul of New Orleans at a live jazz performance

• Reel in a catch on a fishing adventure in a Louisiana marsh

• Learn about NOLA’s African American history and Creole culture

Alaska: Tundra, Denali & Glaciers

Anchorage • Talkeetna • Denali National Park days from $7,632 pp*

8 Best Seller

Surround yourself with the sublime beauty of Alaska as you journey through the best of Anchorage, Talkeetna, and Denali.

• Experience the legendary scenery of the Turnagain Arm Waterway

• Admire Denali’s scenic vistas and take to the trails on a guided hike

• Wind your way through the wilderness aboard the Alaskan Railroad

Arches & Slot Canyon Explorer

days from $9,258 pp*


Salt Lake City • Moab • Page

Rich in its characteristic red rock, this stunning sojourn through Moab and Page offers an abundance of natural treasures.

• Hike sandy trails and drink in red rock beauty at Arches National Park

• Admire one of the largest Native American petroglyphs ever discovered

• Kayak Lake Powell during sunrise to witness light dance in Antelope Canyon

Remember, each itinerary you see here is just a starting point. Your journey is always tailored to your unique needs and tastes.

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North America: Luxe

The utmost in luxurious, sophisticated experiences that offer one-of-a-kind perspectives and reveal North America in surprising new ways, including luxury lodges, private heli-tours, and so much more.

Canadian Rockies Signature

Banff National Park • Lake Louise • Jasper National Park days from $7,571 pp*

8 Best Seller

A truly unforgettable way to experience the raw beauty of the Canadian Rockies, from a variety of unique perspectives.

• Examine breathtaking views of Banff from the top of Sulphur Mountain

• Gallop on horseback through the Cave and Basin National Historic Site

• Soar above the Columbia Icefield on a private helicopter ride

Canyons & Ranch in Style

days from $8,978 pp*


Las Vegas • Zion National Park • Torrey

Let the brilliance of Bryce, Zion and the Grand Canyon capture your senses on this remarkable adventure.

• Take to the skies on a heli-tour through the Grand Canyon’s towering glory

• Get your feet wet as you journey through the stunning Narrows slot canyon

• Hike Capitol Reef, a hidden treasure in the heart of red rock country

Alaska: Luxury Lodge


days from $18,448 pp*

Anchorage • Halibut Cove

An incomparable journey that explores the very best of Alaska’s wild wonders, delivered in the utmost luxurious style.

• Soar over vast glaciers en route to mushing an elite dog sled team

• Go halibut fishing and compete for the catch of the day aboard a full-day charter

• Marvel at mighty peninsular grizzlies in an extraordinary heli-tour

To start planning, talk to your preferred travel advisor, or visit us online.

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What Ana loved about her family’s trip:

The whole point of getting away is to enjoy being a family together. And frankly with the kids that can be a challenge. I told our Destination Expert what I really wanted out of the trip, and they suggested Grand Teton. It delivered everything I wanted because we all had such a great time together.


Day 1 – Jackson Hole

“The Lodge was the ideal place for us to stay. It was sophisticated but felt down to earth. Diego loved our room’s fireplace, I loved the rain shower, and the kids loved the pools both indoors and out.”

Day 2 – Jackson Hole

“After kayaking Slide Lake in the morning, our private guide Mitch took us on a wildlife safari. He knew just where to look for the animals as they grazed – the kids couldn’t believe how huge the bison were!”

Day 3 – Jackson Hole

“I loved that all four of us could go mountain biking in a way that wasn’t too challenging, but we could still enjoy the beautiful scenery. The mountains are truly spectacular.”

Our Grand Teton Summer Active itinerary was the starting point for customizing Ana’s experience.

“My kids loved every second, and so did we. That’s the perfect vacation.”
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“The kids wanted to go horseback riding, but were a little nervous about it. Our private guide was so good with them, encouraging them and making them feel comfortable, almost like real cowboys.”

“That night we went stargazing up Grand Teton, under a stunning sky so full of stars. The astronomy expert with us told such great stories, and made it all come to life. The kids actually remembered what they learned!”

“We’d never been whitewater rafting before. Such a thrill to do it together! Our guide was in total control, and made us feel very safe. And Snake River Canyon was so beautiful.”

Grand Teton, Jackson Hole Day 4 – Jackson Hole Day 4 – Jackson Hole Day 6 – Jackson Hole

Weddell Sea

Antarctic Peninsula

Our most popular destinations in the

Polar Regions

Venture to the farthest northern and southern realms, whose magic and sometimes harsh beauty has captivated the most intrepid of explorers. Experience the incredible thriving life, the dynamic ecosystems, and stunning vistas that await on what will surely be the trip of a lifetime.

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Polar Regions: Premier

Enjoy extraordinary experiences in some of the world’s most remote and remarkable destinations, combined with sophisticated privately guided land experiences before and after your cruise, all in unparalleled comfort and style.

14 Voyages

days from $16,146 pp*

Antarctica: the 7th Continent

Buenos Aires • Antarctic Peninsula

Thriving penguin colonies, towering ice formations, pure glacial beauty, and so much more await your discovery.

• Discover architecture in Buenos Aires, the “Paris of South America”

• Journey aboard an expedition ship across the Drake Passage to Antarctica

• Hike polar mountains, witness exotic species, and sail on zodiac tours

Antarctica & Tierra del Fuego

Buenos Aires

17 Voyages

• Ushuaia • Antarctic Peninsula days from $17,965 pp*

Trek the unspoiled lands of Tierra del Fuego – the Land of Fire –before embracing the call of the wild in Antarctica.

• Trek the captivating mountain paradise of Tierra Del Fuego National Park

• Delve into the surreal beauty of Antarctica aboard a spectacular expedition cruise

• Sail through glacial waters, hike remote landscapes, and photograph unique wildlife

Crossing the Antarctic Circle

22 Voyages

days from $24,044 pp*

Buenos Aires

• Ushuaia • Antarctic Circle • Marguerite Bay • Antarctic Peninsula

A world of polar wonders reveals itself as you follow in the footsteps of legendary explorers aboard an expedition ship.

• Wander cosmopolitan Buenos Aires and enjoy an enticing tango performance

• Experience the bone-chilling beauty of Antarctica’s icy landscapes

• Sail by zodiac, plunge into polar waters, and search for humpback whales

*USD per person, based on double occupancy. Prices subject to change. Customized pricing varies.

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Polar Regions: Luxe

Embark on a magnificent journey that embraces both real adventure and true grandeur – a once-in-a-lifetime VIP cruise experience paired with the finest private-guided experiences of your destination before and after your cruise.

21 Voyages

days from $20,896 pp*

Argentina & Antarctica in Style

Buenos Aires • Ushuaia • Antarctic Peninsula • Mendoza

Enjoy a luxurious tour through Argentina’s culture and winelands before setting out an adventure towards the White Continent.

• Savor the finest from Argentina’s largest wine region, Mendoza

• Embrace the call of the wild in the rugged playground of Tierra del Fuego

• Capture the perfect picture of penguin colonies in the South Shetland Islands

Antarctica: King Penguins & South Georgia

21 Voyages

Buenos Aires

• Ushuaia • South Georgia

Indulge in the best of South America’s culture and cuisine before venturing to discover penguin colonies on Antarctic shoreline.

• Weddell Sea • Antarctic Peninsula days from $27,198 pp*

• Saddle up alongside gauchos at an authentic Argentinian estancia

• Sail the Beagle Channel transecting the Tierra del Fuego archipelago

• Find yourself surrounded by king penguins on the beaches of South Georgia

Ultimate Chile & Antarctica

Santiago • Punta Arenas

• Antarctic Peninsula • Torres del Paine • San Pedro de Atacama

21 Voyages

Explore Chile’s contrasting landscapes from north to south before your expedition towards the harsh beauty of Antarctica.

• Journey through time during guided tours in Santiago and coastal Valparaíso

• Stay at remote and luxurious lodges in Atacama and Patagonia

• Trek, snowshoe, and plunge into an icy playground teeming with wildlife

Remember, each itinerary you see here is just a starting point. Your journey is always tailored to your unique needs and tastes.

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Norwegian Highlights & Cruising Svalbard and Spitsbergen

Bergen • Oslo • Longyearbyen • Northeast Svalbard Nature Reserve • South Spitsbergen National Park • Tromso


days from $16,635 pp*

Embrace the best of Norway and its spectacular far northern islands together, featuring a nine-day expedition cruise.

• Discover Svalbard’s thriving wildlife: walruses, polar bears, and seabirds

• Impressive fjords, glaciers and mountains dominate the scenery

• Revel in the culinary and cultural delights of Bergen and Oslo

Iceland Coastal Voyage

Reykjavik • Coastal Iceland



days from $10,326 pp*

Settle in with a soak in the Blue Lagoon and discover the Golden Circle with your private guide before circumnavigating the island.

• Sail around Iceland in search of puffins and other bird and marine life

• Cross the Arctic Circle as you venture to Grimsey Island

• Round Iceland’s famed Golden Circle by Super Jeep

Sailing Svalbard’s Fjords in Style



Oslo • Longyearbyen • Spitsbergen • Svalbard • Copenhagen days from

$20,166 pp*

Experience frontier territory on an Arctic expedition, paired with the privately guided best of Oslo and Copenhagen.

• Discover Wijdefjord, Svalbard archipelago’s longest fjord

• Sail past ice caps and spot polar bears and wildlife in nature reserves

• Bookend your expedition with two of Scandinavia’s most spectacular cities

Ultimate Greenland Cruise from Iceland



Reykjavik • Kangerlussuaq • Copenhagen days from $23,799 pp*

A lifetime of memories – the very best of Iceland and Denmark, combined with an expedition cruise to Greenland’s remote waters.

• Tour Copenhagen and the castles of North Zealand

• Rejuvenate your senses in Iceland’s renowned Blue Lagoon

• Marvel at enchanting arctic mountains, wildlife, and ice-scraped valleys

To start planning, talk to your preferred travel advisor, or visit us online.

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“The best way to experience the Land of Fire and Ice”

What Anabel loved about her trip:

I’ve wanted to take a solo trip for a while to Iceland, but wasn’t sure how to do so. My Destination Expert heard all the spots I wanted to visit and matched me with the perfect cruise, and put me in a very comfortable cabin. What a way to see it all – memories that will last me a lifetime.

Day 1 – Reykjavik

“I was whisked away from the airport and delivered straight to the Blue Lagoon to rejuvenate after my flight in the baby blue waters. Just magical.”

Day 2 – Reykjavik

“A super jeep all to myself for the Golden Circle today. Feeling the mist from Gulfoss waterfall and seeing the shooting geysers gave me goosebumps.”

Day 3 – Snæfellsnes

“Snæfellsnes Peninsula is so charming, and I loved the excursion to Djupalonssandur to see the black sand beaches.”

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Our Iceland Coastal Voyage itinerary was the starting point for customizing Anabel’s experience. Iceland

“I took a dip in the pool like my Destination Expert recommended. The geothermal waters are a big part of Icelandic culture, so I really felt like a local.”

“As we took our small boat from the ship to shore, there it was – a breaching whale right ahead of us in the distance. It was like a scene from a movie.”

“We were able to get so close to the puffin colonies on our Zodiac excursion toward the cliffs of Bakkagerdi – a photographer’s paradise.”

Seljalandsfoss, Iceland Day 4 – Patreksfjordur Day 6 – Akureyri Day 8 – Bakkagerdi

More personal, more of the best – why custom private-guided travel is better

No Crowds or Line-ups

As part of our privately guided offering, Kensington Tours uses an “away from the crowds” approach for entering any attractions and sites. This VIP-style preferred access enables you to enjoy these often-popular places with comfort and ease – without waiting in line.

Personally Vetted Hotels

All our hotel partners are carefully selected by members of the Kensington Tours team after personal visits. When we recommend accommodations for your itinerary, we know that they will meet and exceed your expectations for comfort, style, and sophistication.

True Flexibility

While you’re traveling, your guide can always make changes on the fly to ensure that sightseeing and activities are delivered with your safety, comfort, and preferred pace in mind – and to ensure that you get the authentic best of your destination.

Unbeatable 24/7 Support

Rest assured that wherever you’re planning your trip, your Destination Expert is up to date on the situation on the ground. And during your journey, our staff are always available around the clock to make changes, answer questions, or provide support should you ever require it.

For complete terms and conditions, visit Pricing and availability subject to change. © Kensington Tours Visit to see our very latest experiences. Contact your preferred travel advisor to start planning today.

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