Based in Norwalk, Connecticut and founded by 27 year old Arthur Tauck in 1925. While most other escorted tour operators were founded overseas, Tauck Tours became the first tour operator to be issued a federal tour broker’s license by the US Government. In fact, Arthur Tauck, a traveling salesman took six (6) paying guests on one of his sales trips through New England & Southeastern Canada. The trip itself was 1,100 miles in length, it took six (6) full days to complete, & cost each guest $69.00; the mornings were spent traveling & sightseeing, while the afternoons & evenings were utilized rest rest while Mr. Tauck made his sales calls. Had it not been for the “word of mouth” endorsements Mr. Tauck received by his six (6) paid guests, Arthur Tauck would have more than likely continued being a traveling salesman & there would probably not have been a Tauck World Discovery today…
Fast Forward 88 Years... Today, Tauck World Discovery provides nearly 100 different All-Inclusive journeys in more than 60 countries worldwide and mostly still by word of mouth. Types of travel Tauck offers are: Escorted Group Tours (Tauck World Discovery), Small Ship Cruising (Tauck Small Ship Cruising & Tauck River Cruising), Family Vacations (Tauck Bridges), and Culturious, which offers immersive exploration in smaller geographical regions around the globe. Another avenue (of sorts) Tauck has taken is with renowned documentary filmmakers, Ken Burns & Dayton Duncan to create new land journeys that explore events such as the The Kentucky Derby, Celebration of Roses, Baseball, Civil War & National Parks (Tauck Events).
Tauck's 11-day Spotlight on Australia includes Victorian Melbourne, the desert Outback, a beach resort stay in Queensland off the Great Barrier Reef, and four nights in Sydney for an insider experience "down under." If you are looking for an Austral.. (click for more)
From the outback, reef, and cosmopolitan cities of Australia to the geysers, fiords, and Maori culture of New Zealand, experience the very best on Tauck's extraordinary New Zealand and Australia travels. A feast for the eyes... is much more than jus.. (click for more)
From the outback, reef, and cosmopolitan cities of Australia to the geysers, fiords, and Maori culture of New Zealand, experience the very best on Tauck's extraordinary New Zealand and Australia travels featuring exclusive charter flights in New Zeal.. (click for more)
One of Tauck's top-selling tours, Classic Italy explores Venice, Florence, Rome, Pompeii, Tuscan hill towns, the Amalfi Coast and more... features an after-hours guided visit to the Vatican Museums... and is filled with art, architecture, and a taste.. (click for more)
Cruise aboard the yacht Le Ponant with a land stay in Rome featuring a Tauck Exclusive – an after-hours visit to the Vatican Museums! See the historic sights of Sicily, the Amalfi Coast, Naples, Malta, Rome and the remote Aeolian Isles on this 11-day.. (click for more)
View the treasures of the Vatican Museums after hours... enjoy a taste of Tuscany at a centuries-old monastery... get a firsthand look at the timeless Renaissance art of Florence with an art historian... and do your city-to-city travels via high spee.. (click for more)
Tauck's cruise to Antarctica takes you to the mystical Antarctic archipelago and the continent of Antarctica following a two-night stay in the heart of Buenos Aires. This 13-day trip includes a 10-night cruise aboard two of Tauck's newest yachts, Le .. (click for more)
Family FYI: Did you know – the Galápagos Penguin can survive so close to the Equator because the Humboldt current brings in cold waters from the Antarctic. Discover wildlife found nowhere else in the world during this family Galápagos tour from Tauck.. (click for more)
Experience 14 days of the best of Chile, Argentina and Brazil, from multiple nights in Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires, and Santiago to breathtaking Iguazú Falls or the snow-capped peaks and emerald waters of the Andes. Three Countries, Three Distinct .. (click for more)
Crafted by Tauck and Ken Burns, this unique northern California and Yosemite tour follows conservationist John Muir’s path that traces his trajectory from San Francisco to the Sierra Nevada, embracing Kings Canyon, Sequoia National Park, and his belo.. (click for more)
Experience epochs of American history from the days of the Pilgrims to Nantucket's whaling heyday and Newport in the "Gilded Age" on Tauck's popular New England trip; includes a visit to The Breakers and a whale-watching cruise off Provincetown. Lo.. (click for more)
Tour four Canadian national parks plus Montana's Glacier National Park on a Rockies memory-maker that includes the Icefields Parkway, a ride on a glacier, a lake cruise, a mountain photography lesson, filmed vignettes featuring filmmakers Ken Burns a.. (click for more)
With more than 100 intriguing choices to the most popular destinations around the globe, Tauck Tours creative itineraries find the unusual, the little known, the extraordinary – and bring them to life.
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The newest way to travel with Tauck is the best way to become actively immersed in the local culture. Small groups averaging 20 culturally curious travelers, Culturious active travel explores Western USA, Tuscany, Venice, Provence, the Loire Valley and Costa Rica. Imagine living la dolce vita in an Italian villa; dining on meals exquisitely prepared by a French “Rising Chef”; waking to the ocean surf from your tropical suite in a beachfront reserve; a wildlife safari in Yellowstone with a naturalist... Stretch your legs on hikes, bike rides, rafting and kayak adventures... your taste buds at vineyards, farmers’ markets, picnics, barbecues and pub crawls... and your mind at art lectures, artisan workshops, insider talks and history walks. Culturious is designed for those seeking a small-group, active travel experience. And the rewards are priceless.