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Are Private Walking Tours Better?

Private walking tours are better than walking alone or walking in group tours for many reasons. If you are wondering what makes private walking tours better, here are some advantages you should consider:

1. Flexibility

Let’s start with the obvious. Private walking tours give you more freedom on how you and your group make the most of your time. Private walking tour guides often give their guests the opportunity to customize their routes according to their liking. If there are other guests in consideration, you won’t be able to do this. Ultimately, your needs come first.

2. Peace of Mind

Knowing private walking tours are exclusive to you and your group, you have peace of mind during your tour. Given the COVID-19 situation, private walking tours makes perfect sense as you know your circle is joining your tour. Also, if you are not the most outgoing person, private walking tours are made perfect for you.

3. Local Perspective

When traveling with local tour guides, you are getting information from a local’s perspective. And we’ve always noticed how our guests are extra grateful after our private walking tours, telling us that they wouldn’t be able to know the history and cultural relevance behind the attractions we had been to if they had not booked us.

Overall, private walking tours are the best if you like to have an exclusive tour. Private walking tours are not for you if you want to make new friends. Open group tours like free walking tours are usually a good way to meet people from around the world. They are not really bad at all. It’s a matter of preference and style. Got more questions about walking tours? Read everything you need to know about joining walking tours!


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