If you're looking for your next adventure, book a Contiki trip and start exploring the world! These fun-loving social group trips, designed exclusively for 18‑35 year old travelers, will show you the best bits of Europe, Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Latin America and the USA with comfort and ease. Wherever in the world you go, on a Contiki trip, it’s about making every moment count.
Lock in your Summer Adventure
Explore Europe with a group of like minded people on one of our Contiki tours for 18-35 year olds. With our deposit program you can now lock in your Summer Europe Adventure including flights for only $249!
25% off selected Contiki Trips
Bangkok to Singapore Adventure | 14 days
Just how much mind-boggling can be packed into a 14-day holiday? Well we'll tell you. Our hot new adventure packs serious punch on a journey through Thailand and Malaysia. From slick cities of Singapore, Bangkok and Kuala Lumpur, to remote lush jungles, this trip is those looking to strike that perfect balance between action, adventure and chill.
Now from $1,545 | Was $2,059 - save $514
Japan Unrivalled | 13 days
Say konnichiwa to the land of sushi, samurai & sake with incredible Japan! You'll be hard pushed to get a better experience of Japan's best without the hassle. Let us help you discover it all, from temples & teppanyaki to geishas, gardens & great times - this is one trip that you need in your travel diary for 2017.
Now from $3,427 | Was $4569 - save $1,142
European Discovery | 13 days
If trips were like courses at a dinner party, the European Discovery would be the appetiser. 8 countries in one trip gives you a taste of all the big cities plus some hidden treasures, so you know where to go next time! From Amsterdam to Rome to Paris, you won't want to miss a thing. In fact, sleep will probably be the last thing on your mind!
Now from $1,819 | Was $2,425 - save $606
Iberian Peninsula | 21 days
With 11 amazing cities on the cards this epic new adventure will give you the inside track on Spain, Portugal & Morocco. Think historical architecture in Marrakech, ocean waves in Barcelona & delicious tapas with sun downer cocktails in Ibiza! Delve a little deeper with 2 night stopovers in most destinations to really get your teeth into local living.
Now from $2,412 | Was $3,215 - save $803
Mediterranean Escape | 10 days
It's time to relax and take in the Mediterranean on this easy pace trip. Start in Rome with all the iconic sights before heading to the Amalfi Coast. It's hard not to take life down a notch surrounded by the stunning natural beauty. Your trip ends in Athens where you get to check out all the famous, ancient landmarks that the Greek capital possesses.
Now from $1,170 | Was $1,559 - save $389
Boot, Scoot 'n' Blues
Dust off those vintage cowboy boots and grab the expandable underwear – the deep South has come a-knockin’. Hipsters, history, rock ‘n’ roll, rhythm ‘n’ blues and southern fried everything are on the agenda as you explore the very best of the Southern states. Austin’s vibing music scene, classic gumbo in New Orleans and visit the home of the King at Graceland.
Now from $1,594 | Was $2,125 - save $531
Eastern Escapade | 14 days
Get a taste of the USA & Canada on this 13 day North Eastern loop – it’s a perfect mix of culture, action & adventure. Start in NYC & head South West as we make our way through Philly to Washington D.C for a taste of life in the capital. Then you'll head into Canada, for a cultural & natural feast!
Now from $1,789 | Was $2,385 - save $596
Grand Southern | 27 days
The Southern States are all about the classic American delicacies, and here's some food for thought: our equally eclectic travel menu; get a taste of Texas, full servings of Memphis and New Orleans, and a naughty nibble of Las Vegas, before a final bite in the Big Apple, New York City.
Now from $3,214 | Was $4,285 - save $1,071
Southern Adventure | 13 days
Make your way through 11 of the USA’s southern states on this adventure ride. From heli-rides across the vistas of the Grand Canyon to the bright lights of Vegas, this is the stunning south at its best. Get on down with cowboys at a rodeo, dig into finger-lickin' good ribs at a Texan BBQ & learn to cook the New Orleans way!
Now from $1,714 | Was $2,285 - save $571
Latin Legends | 18 days
Do a lap of the Central American circuit. Explore the hotspots of Mexico & two of our newest destinations Belize & Guatemala in-between. Live it local as you explore a mix of stunning sites, local food & diverse experiences...you’ll be wanting to do a few extra laps!
Now from $3,109 | Was $4,145 - save $1,036
The Explorer | 18 days
Want a taste of Peru, Argentina & Brazil? This is it! Follow Incan footsteps in Machu Picchu & check out the jungle action in the Amazon. Dive into BA’s cool vibes, before visiting the fabulous home of Carnival, Rio.
Now from $3,147 | Was $4,195- save $1,048
Reefs and Rainforests | 17 days
Starting Sydney-side wild nights & wildlife await you on the Aussie East Coast. Learn to surf in Coffs Harbour, enjoy a 'knees-up' at a farmstay, maybe hold a koala, then chill in paradise at our Whitsundays resort. Take a rooftop ride along the rainforest canopy, go snorkeling on the Great Barrier Reef & get a taste of what the East Coast life is like!
Now from $2,246 | Was $2,994 - save $748
Kiwiana Panorama | 17 days
Feed your adrenaline cravings - relaxation is overrated! Blackwater raft in Waitomo before you hit Rotorua. 'Zorb' or luge then chill out in a Polynesian spa. Have a hāngi, cruise Lake Taupo then head to the adventure Capital of the World, Queenstown where you’ll take a spin on the Shotover Jet and experience the legendary nightlife, before the good times end in Christchurch.
Now from $2,001 | Was $2,668 - save $667
The Big Tiki | 20 days
Get ready for stunning natural surroundings, chilled out Kiwi culture & an adrenaline rush! Ever tried bungy jumping, sky diving, 4-wheel driving? Now's the time! 'Sand duning' in Paihia, blackwater rafting in Waitomo’s caves, zorbs and luges - so much to try. Head to the land of the Lord of the Rings, Wellington, before it's on to Queenstown.
Now from $2,310 | Was $3,080 - save $770
WHAT IS A CONTIKI TOUR?
Contiki are social group trips designed exclusively for 18-35 year old travelers. They're one of the most fun and hassle-free ways to travel, as you explore the world with like-minded people. Let Contiki organize all the logistics for you as you see all the sights and enjoy the ride with your new best friends.
Where do you want to travel?
Contiki South America
How long can I travel for?
Contiki tours vary in duration, so that you can find one for any length of vacation. Make new friends on a whistle-stop tour of Europe, or tackle the Inca Trail next summer.
1 Week Tours
If you've got a week to do a bit of traveling, our shorter tours are perfect for those wanting to explore a bit more of the US or to book a cheap return flight to Mexico.
2 Week Tours
Two weeks is usually enough time to see the main highlights of your destination, especially as Contiki will take care of all your transport and accommodation bookings. Explore Europe, Australia and North America with ease.
3+ Week Tours
A month is a whole lotta time to party! Take a look at some of our favourite fun-loving Contiki tours lasting over three weeks. Party hard in Europe's top capitals and venture a little further into the countries you visit.
CONTIKI USA - TOP PICKS
Best of the USA
The name says it all. With 4 hot USA cities wrapped into 1 tour, these are 2 weeks you dont want to miss out on! Start in the 'City of Angels' & hit the streets to see the Walk of Fame and the stars' homes in Hollywood Hills. Fly north to San Fran, famous for its cable cars & the Golden Gate Bridge, before partying with the high rollers in Vegas. More excitement awaits you under the bright lights & hustle & bustle of the Big Apple, where you'll finish your tour in style.
LA to the Bay
From LA to the Bay, we've got you covered. Starting in the 'City of Angels' known for its temperate climate and awesome beaches you'll have a chance to admire the Grand Canyon, gallivant around the Las Vegas strip, delight in the natural beauty of Bass Lake and Yosemite National Park and finishing in the 'City by the Bay', San Francisco.
Contiki's Eastern America tour will give you action and adventure, as well as time to chill out and unwind. From the relaxed beauty of the Southern States to the fast-paced lifestyle of the Northern hotspots, get a good taste of America! While you're up north, why not get consumed by the city that never sleeps, New York. And down South, get charmed by some traditional southern hospitality. Still craving more northern action? The Big Apple Explorer offers you the complete sights of the exciting city of New York.
Grand Southern ex LA
Southern delicacies include chicken and ribs, biscuits and gravy, and more curiously, Elvis' favorite Graceland snack, a peanut butter and banana concoction. But here's food for thought: Our equally eclectic travel menu of mouth-watering southern destinations, nicely sandwiched between prime coast stop-overs. Get a taste of Texas, full servings of Memphis and New Orleans, and a naughty nibble of Las Vegas, before a final bite in the Big Apple, New York City.
CONTIKI ASIA - TOP PICKS
Old and new, colour and chaos, sticky cities and lush mountain ranges India is a bustling cacophony of wonderful that blazes a trail in your memory long after you return home. If youre ready to have your senses awakened, your imagination brought to life like never before and your perception of the world changed forever, this is the journey you need to experience at least once in a lifetime.
Explore a side of China you never knew existed on this eye-opening multi-activity adventure. Get a full dose of this lands truly incredible history, culture, and geography using rural roads that wind through tiny villages and past seemingly endless rice fields. Tour the imperial tombs and palaces of the walled city of Xian both on two wheels and on foot. Study curious limestome karst formations in Yangshuo. Navigate the busy streets of Beijing and relax.
Thai Island Hopper West
Some of the world's best beaches in some of the ultimate places to chill make this Thai Island Hopper trip a must. From busy Phuket, head to paradise on legendary Koh Phi Phi, before Krabi & its amazing scenery. Treat yourself to a relaxing Thai massage, visit ‘The Beach’ and soak up the sun from the white sandy shoreline or sea canoe in the beautiful clear waters. It’s your choice to relax, indulge or party until the sun comes up…
Thai Island Hopper East
Sun, swimming & good times are what you’re into, then the Thai Islands are all yours. Jump your way from Koh Samui to Koh Tao, finishing it up with the legendary Koh Pha Ngan. With multiple nights on each island, you can sit back on island time. Take it up a notch if you want & swim & snorkel off white sand beaches, go hiking in emerald green forests, or choose to chill on the beach & sip cocktails from a coconut as you really relax & indulge.
Contiki Tours: Your Questions Answered
What do Contiki Tours include?
Contiki tours are a great way of exploring a country without the added hassle of booking transport and accommodation from location to location as this is already included as part of the price. Some accommodation will also include breakfast and dinner but can vary depending on the tour. All tours include a mixture of sight-seeing, group activities and free time to explore each location visited.
Are flights included?
Flights as specified on individual trip itineraries are included as part of the price. Flights to and from the Start/End destinations are not included, however you can speak to one of our friendly travel experts who can help you book return flights that fit in with your tour departure dates.
Can I travel solo?
Yes! In fact, we'd encourage you to as it's the perfect way of diving into a new adventure and meeting like-minded travelers. Most Contiki tours will also have other solo travelers coming from all over the world so you won't be alone. Remember: something amazing always happens in between that moment of leaving your comfort zone and confronting fear. #NoRegrets
What's a ME time optional?
ME time optionals are one of the ways you can make the most of your free time while on tour. Each trip has it's own unique selection of exciting optional activities to take part in which are organised by your very own tour manager. There's everything from hot air ballooning to bungee jumping!
Book Now, Pay Later with our tour and flight deposits!
Contiki tour deposits
You won't find Contiki tours cheaper than with STA Travel, but with our tour deposit you can secure you place on a tour for just $200. After paying the deposit, your price will be secured and you can pay off the full amount 45 days prior to your scheduled departure. Terms and conditions apply.
Freakin' about flight prices getting too high? No sweat. Thanks to STA Travel’s exclusive flight deals, you can now Lay-By your next trip from $49! Book your flights for $49 and pay the rest off later. Contact a Travel Expert to find out more. Terms and conditions apply*.
Receive 25% off per person on guaranteed departures as follows: Bangkok to Singapore, Japan Unrivalled, European Discovery, European Inspiration, Iberian Peninsual & Morocco, Mediterranean Escape, Boot Scoot 'N Blues, Eastern Escapade, Grand Southern, Southern Adventure, Latin Legends, The Explorer, Reefs & Rainforests, Kiwiana Panorama, The Big Tiki. Tour must be booked by April 30, 2017 at 23:59 EST for travel departing before December 31, 2017. Valid for new bookings only at time of booking. This promotion is only open to residents of the United States and Canada. Cannot be combined with any other offers, promotions (excluding past passenger and special codes) or discounts and is subject to availability. Does not apply to MS Expedition, FIT, Independent trips, pre- or post-tour accommodation, insurance, airfare not included in the itinerary, upgrades, add-ons, “My Own Room” or “My Own Tent,” transfers, theme packs, or other in-country or on-board services. This discount does not apply to any National Geographic Journey. STA Travel reserves the right to withdraw this offer from sale at any time without prior notice. Any refunds made with respect to products booked under this promotion shall be issued at the discounted rate. STA Travel reserves the right to cancel any booking due to unauthorized, altered, ineligible, or fraudulent use of discount. STA Travel is not responsible for technical or system errors that may interfere with or otherwise prohibit the use of the promotion.