Why Contiki's the bomb!

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    More bang for your buck
    With our inclusive tours, you can see more sights, do more activities and never have to track your budget.

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    You have total freedom
    Offering the perfect amount of free time while on tour, Contiki gives you the freedom to travel the way you want.

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    Your personalised on-road guidebook
    A Contiki tour manager is your walking, talking, engergetic guidebook that will make your trip an epic journey.

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    You'll experience things exclusively
    With experiences you can't get anywhere else, enjoy the benefits of our only Contiki inclusions or create your own adventure.

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    It's all about you
    From hostels to hotels, castles to cruising and over 200* itineries - we have a trip with your name on it!

Contiki Tours for 18-35's

The greatest journey starts with a single step & end up as legendary stories. Start yours with us.

We’re the original travel company for 18-35’s and have been travelling the world with people like you since ’62.

Seeing the world with Contiki is more than just travelling. We understand that travelling isn’t just about uploading photos and status updates. With Contiki you’ll get amongst the art, music, food, and fashion scene in every destination. It’s your journey, a journey you’ll sharewith people who have the same youthful and cultured curiosity as you. People from all around the world who are determined to get the most out of every minute.

No matter which way you like to travel or the kind of adventure you’re seeking, our philosophy is simple - you’ll enjoy unbeatable trips that show you the best.

Whether you’re a seasoned explorer or a first timer, going with a group or flying solo, one thing’s for certain, you’ll experience so much more with Contiki.

Contiki has over 200 itineraries across Europe, North America, Latin America, Asia, New Zealand & Australia. See the world with Contiki, realise the benefits and experience those unforgettable moments which will all come together to create your unique story. One that will live with you forever.

Your journey starts here…

Trip Styles

Timeout
Sleep easy & stay in comfortable, well located hotels with excellent facilities. Plus there’s two ways to travel - Multi-Country or In-Depth Regional tours -So you get to experience Europe the way you want with itineraries from 4 days to 33 days.

Camping
Sleep under the stars & stretch your holiday budget, the way Contiki first started. Camping Contiki-style is all about getting back to basics and getting a whole lot more for your money.

Concept
Our concept trips are all about mixing it up. Stay in everything from hotels & hostels to our own Contiki Village cabins & our exclusive Special Stopovers like a 16th Century chateau or a Swiss Chalet. Choose from over 19 different itineraries ranging from 10 to 45 days.

Small group tours
Enjoy your Contiki trip in South America & Asia with a perfect group size of around 30 people. It’s an intimate experience that’s still large enough to be a blast!

Cool ways to Cruise
Explore unspoilt islands & coastal villages of Croatia, cruise the Aegean & Mediterranean on a classic liner. Contiki gives you more choice and helps you experience these beautiful destinations all around the world with a variety of itineraries to choose from.

Festivals & Events
From St Patties in Ireland to full moon parties in Phuket, experience festivals with Contiki all around the world. We’re festival fanatics like you wouldn’t believe!

  • <strong>WAS</strong> $585*, <strong>NOW</strong> $512*, <strong>SAVE</strong> $73*

    Turkish Sailing, 8 Days, SAVE $73*

    from $512*

    • 8 day tour departing Istanbul.
    • 7 nights accommodation on a traditional Turkish Gullet (private ensuites).
    • 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches & 7 dinners.
    • Services of a dedicated captain & crew.
    • Sightseeing and inclusions as per itinerary.
    • Port taxes and gratuities.
    • WAS $585*, NOW $512*, SAVE $73*.
    HIGHLIGHTS: Bodrum - Cokertme - Orak Island - Cokertim - Karacasogut - Ballisu - Pabucburnu - Kisebuku - Kargili

    Get ready for one of the most relaxing weeks of your life. Channel your inner Sailor as you explore the stunning turquoise coast on a traditional gullet. Swin snorkel & work on your tan on deck in-between delicious home-cooked treats. Bliss.

    Day 1: Start Bodrum
    On arrival at Bodrum, make your way to the port & board our traditional Turkish Gulet & let the good times begin. With the harbour as your backdrop get to know your group over a dinner as you relax & watch the sunset. Bodrum's nightlife goes off, so if you're up for some group bonding then head out & explore the city by night.

    Day 2: Bodrum to Cokertme via Orak Island
    All aboard Set sail for quiet Orak Island for a swim in the crystal-blue waters, complete with a tasty lunch on-board. It's all about taking in the incredible coast as we sail to Cokertme. This little fishing town is perfect for exploring or meeting some locals before dinner overlooking the bay.

    Day 3: Cokertime to English Harbour via Seven Islands
    Check out the sunrise en route to Seven Islands, famous for its dotted island landscape. After breakfast, stop for swims at Kufre Bay & Uzun Liman (Long Port), head on land for a stroll through the forest, play some boardgames on deck with your fellow sailors or sit back in the sun Later we cruise to English Harbour for the night.

    Day 4: English Harbour to Karacasogut
    Explorers could opt to visit Turtle Beach on Dalyan for a day trip to experience one of the famous mud-baths, try & spot some turtles, or just relax in paradise. After a swimming or snorkelling fix it's onto Karacasogut, where you could head to the beach town of Marmaris & take in this cool village vibe by night.

    Day 5: Karacasogut to Ballisu via Cleopatra Island
    Next up: Cleopatra Island. This slice of paradise with its small beach, white sand, legendary stories & clear water is like an open-air museum. Afterwards it's more fun in the sun at Ballisu - do some swimming or a stroll through the pine forests before a relaxing dinner & another incredible sunset.

    Day 6: Ballisu to Pabucburnu via Kisebuku & Kargili
    Another relaxing morning Catch the rays on deck before we reach Kargili Bay for morning swimming. Later, it's time to get a culture fix as you explore & learn about the ancient Byzantine ruins of Kisebuku. Tonight take a welldeserved swim, sunbake & chill times.

    Day 7: Pabucburnu to Bodrum via Yaliciftlik
    Discover Pabucburnu & Yaliciftlik Bay, or head on land & experience the vibrant local life in the village on an optional guided tour. This afternoon capture the last of the Turkish coastline views as we cruise back to Bodrum for our last night out with the group.

    Day 8: Bodrum
    The trip ends after breakfast when it's time to swap email addresses & say goodbye to your travel buddies.

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  • <strong>WAS</strong> $1135*, <strong>NOW</strong> $985*, <strong>SAVE</strong> $150*

    Croatian Island Escape, 8 Days, SAVE $150*

    from $985*

    • 8 day tour departing Split.
    • 7 nights accommodation on a sailing cruise ship in below deck cabin.
    • 7 continental breakfasts, 5 lunches and 2 dinner.
    • Visit 2 World Heritage Sites.
    • Port & visitors taxes.
    • Sightseeing and inclusions as per itinerary.
    • WAS $1135*, NOW $985*, SAVE $150*.
    HIGHLIGHTS: Split - Hvar - Korcula - Dubrovnik - Trstenik - Makarska

    Cruise the stunning Croatian Islands on an exclusive Contiki comfortable and modern boat with large decks and sun lounges. Enjoy spacious air-conditioned twin rooms with private facilities, breakfast and lunch daily and explore the nights in port for dinner. See the timeless islands of Hvar, Korcula, Zuljana and the picturesque port cities of Dubrovnik, Makarska and Split over 8 days of unforgettable cruising.

    Day 1: Split to Hvar
    All aboard Jump onboard our exclusive boat, meet your Contiki Rep, captain & crew & settle into your cabin as we cruise to Hvar. Check out the town's stunning square,16th century theatre & hill-top fortress for amazing views over the gorgeous harbour. Tonight, get to know your fellow travellers over dinner before hitting the town.

    Day 2: Hvar to Korcula
    Start the day with a swimming stop before a long lunch on deck as we head to Korcula, home of the famous adventurer, Marco Polo. Get a feel for its buildings, fascinating architecture & stone streets. Tonight, try some locally produced white wines & discover the town's nightlife.

    Day 3: Korcula to Dubrovnik
    Today we'll head to stunning Dubrovnik, known as the "Pearl of the Adriatic". Tonight, hit the pedestrian district of the Old Town & spend your evening exploring the town's hot spots.

    Day 4: Dubrovnik
    Dubrovnik has so much to see & do, so head back to the city or sun worship on amazing beaches. Opt for a kayaking excursion around the old city walls for a different view of the city - you can jump out & stop for swims when you like. You could venture further afield on the cable car above Dubrovnik for breathtaking views.

    Day 5: Dubrovnik to Trstenik
    Today we'll sail past the Elaphite Islands, known for palms, olive trees, citrus plantations & colourful reefs. Tonight, we'll dock in the unspoilt village of Trstenik, with its views across the Adriatic Sea.

    Day 6: Trstenik to Makarska
    A day's sailing means time to relax & work on your tan. We'll dock at Makarska with its long sandy beach & promenade. For a bit of local action, head to the main square & check out the fruit & flower markets. Tonight is yours, so head to a local restaurant & try some grilled fish or a mixed seafood platter.

    Day 7: Makarska to Split
    After drifting past the windsurfer's paradise of Brac, we'll cruise to Split. Wander through the domain of Diocletian's Palace for a piece of Roman heritage, complete with 220 buildings & a huge cathedral. For your last night, soak up Split's Mediterranean vibes & make your way to one of the fantastic waterfront bars. Later, head back into the maze of streets within the palace walls & discover cool cafes & pumping clubs.

    Day 8: Split
    The trip ends after breakfast & it's time to say farewell to your new friends.

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  • <strong>WAS</strong> $1185*, <strong>NOW</strong> $1024*, <strong>SAVE</strong> $161*

    Southern Escape, 11 Days, SAVE $161*

    from $1,024*

    • 11 day tour departing London.
    • 10 nights accommodation in twin-share tents with air mattresses.
    • 10 breakfasts and 3 dinners.
    • Visit 9 World Heritage Sites.
    • Ferry crossing.
    • Sightseeing and inclusions as per itinerary.
    • Services of an experienced & professional Trip Manager & Driver team, plus Contiki's exclusive on-site teams at Contiki Villages.
    • Transport in a modern, airconditioned coach with powerpoints for charging.
    • WAS $1185*, NOW $1024*, SAVE $161*.
    HIGHLIGHTS: London - Paris - Swiss Alps - Florence - Rome

    Day 1: Start London or Paris
    Meet up with your Contiki team this morning in London (or later this afternoon in Paris). Ferry across the English Channel to France. Journey past World War I battlefields & into the glittering "City of Lights."

    Days 2 - 3: Paris
    Indulge in anything & everything in Paris where you'll find magic, beauty & history amongst the city's legendary icons. You have plenty of free time so wander the streets of the world's most romantic city & take in the famous sights of the Arc de Triomphe & the Champselysees.

    Day 4: Paris to Swiss Alps
    Pass through the lush vineyards of Burgundy en route to the heart of the Swiss Alps where activity & adventure await.

    Days 5 - 6: Swiss Alps
    With two free days to explore, the choice is yours in the breathtaking Swiss Alps. Feel like you're on top of the world if you opt in for a cog railway ride up the snowcovered Jungfrau Mountain. Take to the area by bike, enjoy a stunning mountain hike or see the famous waterfalls.

    Day 7: Swiss Alps to Florence
    Next up: Stop & check out Pisa's famous architectural wonder before arriving in the Renaissance city of Florence.

    Day 8: Florence
    Enjoy exploring the city at your own pace, see the magnificent buildings & sacred art in this atmospheric Italian city.

    Day 9: Florence to Rome
    Pass through rural Umbria's pretty rolling hills & terraced vineyards on the road to Rome. Have your camera at the ready in one of the world's most photogenic cities.

    Day 10: Rome
    Today is all yours to do anything you want. Explore the "Eternal City", see the city at your own pace or opt in to visit the monumental Roman Colosseum & world-famous Vatican City.

    Day 11: Rome
    It's time to say farewell to your new friends as your trip ends after breakfast.

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  • <strong>WAS</strong> $1195*, <strong>NOW</strong> $1041*, <strong>SAVE</strong> $154*

    Mediterranean Quest, 9 Days, SAVE $154*

    from $1,041*

    • 9 day tour departing London.
    • 6 nights accommodation in hostels.
    • 2 nights accommodation in a hotel upgrade.
    • 9 breakfasts and 3 dinners.
    • Visit 10 World Heritage Sites.
    • Ferry crossing.
    • Sightseeing and inclusions as per itinerary.
    • Services of an experienced Contiki Tour Manager, Driver & resident Contiki special stopover & village staff.
    • Transport in a modern, airconditioned coach with powerpoints for charging.
    • WAS $1195*, NOW $1041*, SAVE $154*.
    HIGHLIGHTS: Barcelona - Nice - Cinque Terre - Florence - Sorrento - Rome

    Day 1: Arrive Barcelona
    Meet up with your Contiki team this morning. Travel through the charmingly rustic region of Provence to the glamorous French Riviera.

    Day 2: Nice
    Do as the locals do - stroll through outdoor markets, shop the upscale boutiques & sun worship on the beach. Later, rub shoulders with the rich & famous in Monaco.

    Day 3: Nice to Cinque Terre
    Along the coast to take in the seaside setting of the colourful Cinque Terre, the beauty of the region & indulge in some tasty local food & wine.

    Day 4: Cinque Terre to Florence
    To Pisa's famous architectural wonder & then on to Renaissance Florence where a Local Guide gives you the inside track on striking buildings & sacred art in one of Italy's most atmospheric cities.

    Day 5: Florence to Sorrento
    Travel south through Umbria & Lazio via the picturesque Bay of Naples to Sorrento.

    Day 6: Sorrento
    Chill out on the Isle of Capri. Be amazed at the natural beauty, stroll through the hillside town of Anacapri or sip on a cafe al fresco with the locals.

    Day 7: Sorrento to Rome
    From picture perfect Sorrento, via Pompeii to Rome.

    Day 8: Rome
    Tap into 'La Dolce Vita' of the 'Eternal City' & explore this living museum. There's the chance to delve into history with a tour of the Vatican museums including the Sistine Chapel.

    Day 9: Depart Rome
    Your trip ends after breakfast, so it's time to swap email addresses say "arrivederci" to your new friends.

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