History has been one of the main reasons for tourist activity for the longest time. Travelling the world to explore the amazing wonders of the past has existed for aeons and is still one of the main reasons for people to travel the world. The National Trust for Historic Preservation defines historical holidays as “travelling to experience the places, artefacts, and activities that authentically represent the stories and people of the past and present. It includes cultural, historic and natural resources.”
Historical holidays allow you to walk in the footsteps of history and discover a whole new world that existed way before any of us. It will take you back in time and let you learn about a country’s past through experience and discovery. This can be viewed as a much more exciting and effective way of learning history as opposed to classroom learning. Historical tours take you to charming cities and countries that still bear witness to events that are long past. Explore enchanting historical buildings, sites, monuments, artefacts and ruins as they whisk you away into the past.
Historical tourism is ideal for history buffs, students and anyone who is up for an adventure. They allow you to discover different cultures and learn about the history and traditions of various places around the world. Historical holidays also give you an insight into the people who shaped these fascinating destinations into what they are today. So, why not soak in the history while also relaxing and enjoying a short break away from home?
Anuradhapura Holiday in Sri Lanka
The Great wall – Holiday in China
Holiday to Egypt Pyramids
Taj Mahal Holiday in India
The main purpose of historical holidays is to provide an opportunity for travellers to combine their love for travel with learning history.
No prior knowledge is required to go on any historical tour. Even if you are an amateur historian or just someone curious about the past, historical holidays have a place for everyone.
Yes! We can arrange for tours to be a mix up of solo travellers and couples if you aren’t travelling with a group. Historical holidays are enjoyable experiences, so you won’t feel lonely.
Our historical tour packages usually include a return air ticket, accommodation inclusive of breakfast and a guided tour.
Of course not. Nothing is compulsory. If you wish to skip out on visiting a place or two you are more than welcome to do so. However, since you will be travelling as a group you will have to spend that time relaxing in the tour bus or chilling in a local café.4
Hotels listed with us range from 3* hotels to 5* hotels.
Most of our historical tours are only inclusive of breakfast. However, we can make necessary arrangements if you require other meals as well.
Comfortable layered clothing and walking shoes or boots are recommended for historical tours. Don’t forget to also be equipped with a jacket, cap or hat, scarf, gloves and waterproof gear depending on the climate you will be travelling in.
Stonehenge UK, Cairo Egypt, Rome Italy, Taj Mahal India, Petra Jordan, Machu Pichu Peru, Angkor Wat Cambodia and Anuradhapura Sri Lanka can be listed as some of the best destinations in the world for historical holidays.
Yes, they are. However, historical holidays are best experienced during summer and spring.
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