A New Small Group Tour Experience Awaits...



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Experiences Beyond Expectation

It’s often said that experience is the best teacher and we couldn’t agree more. That’s why you’ll find a variety of unique experiences included on Explorations. Some are active and even a little adventurous, some will reveal the heart of a culture, and some have the power to change your life.

Hard to replicate and impossible to forget, these moments forge memories you’ll carry with you long after you’ve returned home.


take a moment and think back to a time when you allowed yourself to wander…

Small Group Travel Reinvented

Small Group Tours Reinvented

You’ll share the road, a few meals, and a variety of special moments with a small, tight-knit group averaging about 15 people. You won’t be one of the crowd with Explorations, you’ll be an integral part of a cultural expedition.

Small Group Travel Reinvented

The Freedom to Explore

There’s no “one size fits all” travel experience. We include plenty of “you” time and choices on Explorations, plus optional experiences that allow you to discover a destination on your own terms.

Local Expertise

Explorations does more than show you a new place. It connects you to new cultures and shows you a fresh perspective of the world. This approach to travel wouldn’t be possible without a little help from the local experts who will share the adventure with you.

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Authentic Flavour

Explorations seeks to delight the entire palate, creating an unforgettable and hard-to-replicate epicurean adventure. From home-hosted meals to hands-on cooking classes, intimate local restaurants to street food tours, you will savour the many flavours your destination has to offer.

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Captivating Surroundings

Explorations hotels (4-star and above) are carefully chosen to ensure that your exploration never stops. Whether it’s the history, the view, the location, or the amenities, your hotels truly capture the spirit of your destination.

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Featured Tours

wandering the World together

fellow explorers’ first-hand reviews and discoveries

Too many favourite experiences!

From lodging in a B&B to a castle to first-rate hotels, then to great cities and lovely villages encompassed with storybook landscapes. Every day was a favourite!

– Traveller on
Countryside of the Emerald Isle

Excellent experiences throughout.

Great itinerary, superb tour manager and local guides, great food and accommodations. Each day seemed to be better than the previous one.

– Traveller on
Kingdoms of Southeast Asia

Trip of a lifetime!

From day one to the end of the trip, we could not have asked for a more amazing experience!

– Traveller on
Exploring South Africa, Victoria Falls & Botswana

About Us

Explorations Logo Explorations gives travellers access to the world in a truly authentic way. On these active, immersive, small group journeys, travellers connect with the cultures of the world on a deeper, more meaningful level in ways that are hard to replicate. The group size is kept small, allowing these journeys to be the most active, engaging, and rewarding experience possible.
Collette Logo Explorations is a proud member of the Collette family, a third-generation family-owned company with offices in the United States, Canada, Australia, and the United Kingdom. Collette’s worldwide travel collection features comprehensive land tours, river cruises, rail journeys, and more across all seven continents. Since 1918, we have shared our love of travel with our guests, helping them to fulfill their many reasons for travel.

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Our Awards

Afar Travel Award
BTA Bronze
Travvy Gold
Travvy Silver
Travel Age
Travel Weekly