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    2018 The Relaxed Explorer LLC

    EXPLORE THE WORLD AT A RELAXED PACE

    GUIDED TOURS

    We focus our travel expertise on organizing guided small group tours, being attentive to individuals with mobility concerns and the relaxed pace traveler. We evaluate and personally visit locations and come up with the very best options for your tour, including considerations of the geographical terrain. We provide accessible hotels, attractions, transportation and restaurants, whenever possible. A professional tour supervisor always accompanies the group, ensuring a smooth, stress free experience.

    We want you to have plenty of time to enjoy a destination, rather than worry about keeping pace with the group. We keep our groups small, approximately 8-16 people, to allow for a more intimate experience. Smaller group size also equals less waiting, especially during sightseeing and attractions. Each of our tours incorporates ample free time, so you can relax, shop, and explore at your own pace.

    OUR TOURS INCLUDE:

    • Relaxed pace travel experience

    • Limited tour group size, approximately 8-15 individuals

    • Onsite Tour Supervisor

    • Airport to hotel roundtrip transfers*

    • First class, well-appointed accommodations

    • Upgraded hotel rooms (when possible)

    • Limited hotel changes

    • English speaking guides

    • Breakfast daily

    • Select lunches and/or dinners

    • Elective activities included day one

    • Tour scheduled attraction fees

    • Accessible transportation during the tour

    • Professional drivers

    • Tips to tour guides and drivers

    • Road tolls

    • Free time to relax

    • Frequent restroom breaks in accessible facilities

    • Door to door service (when feasible)

    • Eased mobility routes

    We provide attentively assembled locations, hotels, transportation and attractions to offer an enhanced tour experience.

    We carefully evaluate:

    HOTELS

    • Location/Atmosphere

    • Nearby activities

    • Quality of accommodations

    • Room size

    • Amenities

    • Entrance/rooms accessibility

    • Rating

    LOCATIONS

    • Location/Atmosphere

    • Nearby activities

    • Quality of accommodations

    • Room size

    • Amenities

    • Entrance/rooms Accessibility

    • Rating

    TRANSPORTATION

    • Location/Atmosphere

    • Nearby activities

    • Quality of accommodations

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    UPCOMING TOURS

    Join us on a guided tour!

    2019 Tours

     

    The Scottish Experience

    Visit picturesque castles and palaces with their royal history and vivid gardens. Discover world famous golf courses, whisky distilleries and legendary lochs. Wander the iconic streets of Edinburgh.

    9 Day Tour

    April 27 – May 5,

    2019

    From $4,176 per person 

    The French Connection 

    Romantic, chic, delicious France! Take the trip of a lifetime, filled with culinary sensations, glamorous fashion, unforgettable architecture, and magnificent history. Indulge your senses as we visit the attractive countryside.

    7 Day Tour

    Sept. 15 – Sept. 22,

    2019

    From $3,959 per person 

    Iceland, The Land of Fire and Ice

    Iceland has it all – thriving city, quaint towns, luxurious hot springs, gushing waterfalls, crystal blue glaciers, volcanos and a natural beauty beyond compare. There’s always a chance to glimpse the Aurora Borealis!

    8 Day Tour

    May 19 – May 26,

    2019

    From $4,999 per person 

    Ancient and Artistic Italy

    Immerse yourself in the Italian culture. Visit ancient architecture and settings of a time past. Travel through the rolling vineyard steeped hills. Explore postcard perfect cities and towns along the way, while tasting the local cuisine.

    9 Day Tour

    March 30 – Apr. 7, 2019

    & Oct. 5 – Oct. 13, 2019

    From $5,199 per person 

    Distinctive Tours

    We’re delighted to announce our Distinctive Tour series, offering niche vacations!  We couple client feedback with current travel & cultural trends to create exciting, exclusive and unique tour opportunities! Note that these tours may not be fully accessible, we still offer a relaxed paced experience. 

    Whisky & Water

     

    It’s said that Whisky is the closest thing to Scotland in a glass. Experience the sights, craftmanship, and unmistakable aromas of distilleries as we travel through this beautiful country & visit various whisky distilling regions by land & sea – including Isles of Islay and Skye.

    10 Day Tour

    June 14 – June 23,

    2019

    From $4,479 per person 

    Outlander Allure 

    Visit picturesque Outlander filming locations throughout Scotland, as well as explore the history and beauty of the country. The tour will visit castles, gardens and attractions, renowned for their own history and famed for their series presence.

    8 Day Tour

    Sept. 1 – Sept. 8,

    2019

    From $3,998 per person 

    We provide minimal hotel changes during your stay at first class accommodations. Your tour also includes a relaxed paced experience, breakfast daily, select lunches and dinners, professional transportation during the tour, onsite tour supervisor, experienced guides and admission to tour scheduled attractions. 

    Rates per person, based on double occupancy. Airfare not included. *Airport to hotel transfers only provided during specified arrive and departure times and dates. Because of the intimate nature of our tours, space is limited and may fill quickly. The tour rates do not include international airfare, travel insurance or additional accommodations outside of the packaged tour. Every attempt is made to offer accessible hotel rooms for guests, however the number of rooms is limited. Booking early will better ensure hotel room selection of your choice. The Relaxed Explorer, LLC is not responsible for specialized needs (wheelchairs, medical apparatus, medication, mobility equipment, etc.). Guests must have aids to handle medical requirements and mobility matters. Every effort is taken to provide only accessible locations and attractions, but due to the historic regions toured, circumstances may occur when accessibility is limited or portions of an attraction are inaccessible. Motorized wheelchairs and scooters are not permitted in all attractions. The tour endeavors to supply door to door service, when feasible. Certain locations may not allow for this convenience. Attractions generally cover an expanse and involve some measure of mobility. All itineraries and prices are subject to change without notice.

    WHERE WE GO

    We offer once in a lifetime 7 to 12 day tours in many regions and countries.

    Here are some of the great options offered:

    Ancient and Artistic Italy

    Immerse yourself in the Italian culture. Visit ancient architecture and settings of a time past. Travel through the rolling vineyard steeped hills. Explore postcard perfect cities and towns along the way, while tasting the local cuisine. Exciting tour itinerary may include:

    • Rome

    • Vatican City

    • Tuscany

    • Pisa

    • Florence

    • Bologna

    • Milan

    Scottish Experience

    Experience Scotland’s vibrant landscape with us! Scotland offers something for everyone. We visit picturesque castles, gardens, lochs, and of course, whisky distilleries. We’ll take you to authentic highland games (depending on travel dates), where you can join the festivities and mingle with the locals. Experience Scotland’s famed warm welcome as we visit:

     

    • Edinburgh

    • Loch Ness region

    • Whisky distillery

    • St. Andrews

    • Highland games (travel date dependent)

    • One of Scotland’s 600+ Isles

    Rhineland/Black Forest

    This enchanting region of the world boasts stunning medieval castles along the winding Rhine River and rolling hills are speckled with vineyards. The cities offer many attractions including gothic cathedrals and historic sites. Take a relaxing day cruise on the Rhine River to discover the beautiful panorama. Additional highlights are:


    • Cologne
    • Bonn
    • Mainz
    • Rhine River Cruise
    • Luxembourg
    • Strasbourg

    The Land of Fire and Ice

    Iceland has it all – thriving city, quaint towns, luxurious hot springs, gushing waterfalls, crystal blue glaciers, volcanos and a natural beauty beyond compare. There’s always a chance to glimpse the Aurora Borealis! Join us as we traverse this exquisite country, taking in the splendor and excitement of the Land of Fire and Ice. We spend ample time exploring locations such as:

     

    • Reykjavik

    • The Golden Circle

    • Hot springs, such as the Blue Lagoon

    • Sightseeing along the southern coast

    Alps/Bavarian Experience

    Explore the soaring mountains and beautiful placid lakes. Discover the best of multiple countries including Switzerland, Liechtenstein and Germany. Take in the fresh mountain air, unspoiled splendor of the Alps and historic cities of the region. This scenic tour can include:

    • Bern

    • Lucerne

    • Interlaken

    • Liechtenstein

    • Munich

    Hawaiian Treasure

    There’s no place on earth like Hawaii. The world’s most remote island chain, renowned for breathtaking natural beauty and laid back lifestyle, may change you forever. Experience the family atmosphere at a traditional luau, revitalizing ocean breeze, and rejuvenating tropical setting. A treasure awaits those joining this tour, with potential stays in: 

    • Oahu and Pearl Harbor

    • Kauai

    • Maui

    Belgium and the Netherlands

    Uncover the authentic culture of these beautiful countries. The exquisite cities with their iconic old world squares will remind you of a time past. Shop and sample the vast assortment of confectionery. Travel through the charming countryside and visit the canals of the Dutch capital.

    Explore:


    • Brussels
    • Antwerp
    • Bruges
    • Rotterdam
    • Amsterdam

    Spanish Discovery

    Flamenco! Artistic heritage! Medieval towns!  Castles & palaces!  There is more than enough to amaze, with the infinite variety in everything in Spain. And did we mention the food?  Yum! Through country wide efforts, Spain is becoming increasing accessible to all and we'd love for you to join us as we visit:

    • Madrid

    • Barcelona

    • Bilbao

    • Seville

    • Granada

    • La Alhambra

    The French Connection

    Romantic, chic, delicious France! Take the trip of a lifetime, filled with culinary sensations, glamourous fashion, unforgettable architecture, and magnificent history. Indulge your senses as we visit this attractive country and nearby Luxembourg. Discover your romantic side as we travel to:


    • Paris
    • Versailles
    • Normandy
    • Reims
    • Luxembourg

    U.S. National Parks

    Discover America's story by visiting our national parks.  History, people, culture and nature come alive in these wondrous beacons of democracy.  Learn about natural resource preservation, discover American history, or simply gaze at the stunning landscape while we visit such national treasures as:

     

    • Grand Canyon

    • Bryce Canyon

    • Yellowstone

    • Grand Tetons
    • Zion

    • Arches

    Her Majesty’s Great Britain

    Are you looking for timeless landmarks, stunning countryside, and unparalleled heritage? Are you interested in following the path of royalty through a land shrouded in ancient legends and rich history? Then this tour is for you! Immerse yourself in the cultural experiences of Great Britain as we discover:


    • London
    • Wales
    • Scotland

    Exploration:  Australia

    Visit the land down under!  Australia is truly a gem - a place where ancient forests reside next to modern cities, gorgeous city and secluded beaches surround the island, and Aboriginal culture and history thrive.  And don't forget about the world-renowned wineries!  Experience all Australia has to offer as we visit:


    • Sydney
    • Great Ocean Road
    • Great Barrier Reef
    • Melbourne
    • Brisbane

     

    Want to customize one of our guided tours? 

     

    We can provide tours, to choice U.S. and European locations, customized to the needs of your group. We can create group tours for as few as 6 guests. We can also provide these tours for larger groups of any size. As an added bonus, we offer discounted rates for the group coordinator.

    TRAVEL INSURANCE

    We highly recommend you protect your vacation with travel insurance. It doesn’t have to be expensive, but sometimes the few extra dollars prove worthwhile when unforeseen situations arise. Let us help you prepare for the unexpected.