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Best of the Best Things to Do

Top Experiences - World

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The Travellers’ Choice Awards Best of the Best title celebrates the highest level of excellence in travel. It’s awarded to those who receive a high volume of above-and-beyond reviews and opinions from the Tripadvisor community over a 12-month period. Out of our 8 million listings, fewer than 1% achieve this milestone.


The Unvanquished Tour in Porto City Center provides a leisurely stroll through the city's historical and cultural highlights. Tour guides are locals who offer personalized stories and experiences that will keep you both entertained and informed.
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 Duration: 2h 30m
 Ages 1-99, max of 6 per group
  • 5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Tiago was an excellent guide who gave us great tips for places to see and food to get. This tour was a fantastic way to spend our first morning in Porto!
    E4576RBmattb
    @E4576RBmattb
    Reviewed July 2024
  • 5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Agata is amazing almost as much as Porto. She took good care of everyone and with love. See you next time very soon. Many thanks
    davidelK5251FY
    @davidelK5251FY
    Reviewed July 2024
  • 5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Agatha was a great tour guide. We visited a lot of places but it was a great pace. We had my mother in law who has mobility issues and Agatha always ensured we went slow and had a place to sit. Great tour.
    keitht35
    @keitht35
    Reviewed July 2024
  • 5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Agata provided us with a really nice tour! We she gave us some great recommendations and gave tips on what beaches were the best to go to. Would highly recommend!
    N1967RSmaxm
    @N1967RSmaxm
    Reviewed July 2024
  • 5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We had a very nice tour with Agata. The tour was funny and informative at the same time, leaving joyful memories. Thank you, Agata, for the helpful culinary tips in the city!
    rthrmt
    @rthrmt
    Reviewed July 2024

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5.0 of 5 bubbles9,677 reviews
With the All-Inclusive Ubud Private Tour, you get a personalized itinerary focusing on your interests. Discover scenic spots, cultural locations, and a beautiful waterfall, while indulging in delicious local food and comfy accommodations.
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 8–10 hours
 Ages 1-99, max of 13 per group
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5.0 of 5 bubbles7,891 reviews
Relax and take in the sights on the All-Inclusive Amsterdam Canal Cruise by Captain Jack. This intimate and comfortable journey provides beautiful views and great photo opportunities. The knowledgeable captain and guide will share fun facts and engaging stories throughout the ride, creating a memorable experience.
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 Duration: 1h 30m
 Ages 0-99, max of 15 per group
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5.0 of 5 bubbles6,323 reviews
Catch sunrise at Angkor Wat with this small group tour led by a knowledgeable guide. This well-organized itinerary combines temple explorations, fantastic photo opportunities, and a delicious lunch. You'll learn interesting history, discover hidden details, and immerse yourself in the local lore.
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 Duration: 8h
 Ages 4-99, max of 10 per group
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5.0 of 5 bubbles16,387 reviews
On the Chichen Itza, Cenote and Valladolid All-Inclusive Tour, you'll explore both historical sites and natural wonders. The tour includes comfortable transportation and an informative local guide. Enjoy a refreshing swim at a beautiful cenote, savor delicious cuisine, and support small communities on this family-friendly adventure.
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 Duration: 12h
 Ages 0-99, max of 15 per group
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5.0 of 5 bubbles6,801 reviews
Dive into the captivating world of the Renaissance and Medici family with a local storyteller who will share intriguing tales as you explore Florence's top sights. In a small group, you'll enjoy interactive experiences filled with in-depth knowledge, insider tips, and personalized attention. This budget-friendly tour is perfect for anyone seeking a unique glimpse into Florence's rich history.
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 Duration: 2h
 Ages 0-90, max of 15 per group
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5.0 of 5 bubbles5,600 reviews
Trek the Classic Inca Trail 4D/3N to Machu Picchu with a small group on this immersive and memorable adventure. Visitors get to take the trail at their own pace with educational stops, comfortable camping, delicious food and optional site visits along the way.
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 Duration: 4 days
 Ages 5-75, max of 15 per group
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5.0 of 5 bubbles5,804 reviews
Relax on a Budapest Danube Cruise with Buffet Dinner, Performances and Music, as you take in the nighttime scenery of this historic city. Savor tasty wines and a wide selection of food options while listening to live music and watching the sun sink below the river.
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 Duration: 2h
 Ages 0-100, max of 15 per group
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5.0 of 5 bubbles3,789 reviews
Swap the hustle of Hanoi for a day filled with natural beauty, education, and adventure on a Full-Day Ninh Binh Highlights Tour. You'll get to enjoy hiking, cycling, and cruising around the picturesque local village, with ample photo opportunities at scenic spots. The tour delivers a blend of physical activity and is guided by a knowledgeable and engaging guide.
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 Duration: 11h
 Ages 0-99, max of 15 per group
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5.0 of 5 bubbles5,227 reviews
Snorkel between tectonic plates at Silfra and witness breathtaking scenery, crystal clear water, and unique geological formations. The skilled guides will help you enjoy a smooth and safe adventure suitable for all skill levels.
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 Duration: 2h 30m
 Ages 12-99, max of 15 per group
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5.0 of 5 bubbles2,923 reviews
Oahu Circle Island Tours provide a comfortable bus ride that lets you soak in local culture and history. With multiple stops at lookouts, beaches and tasty local restaurants, the tour is both entertaining and educational. Don't miss the chance to snorkel and spot turtles at the beach.
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 Duration: 9h
 Ages 0-120, max of 15 per group
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5.0 of 5 bubbles4,942 reviews
Head out on a Dubai Red Dune Desert Safari for a day filled with camel rides, sandboarding, and a sunset view that'll leave you breathless. With helpful staff and professional guides, you'll learn about traditional culture while enjoying excellent barbecue.
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 4–7 hours
 Ages 3-75, max of 15 per group
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5.0 of 5 bubbles2,496 reviews
Madrid Essential: Historic Center, Plaza Mayor & Royal Palace is a must-see for a blend of beautiful architecture, rich culture, and lively atmosphere. Stroll through picturesque streets, interact with friendly locals, and take in the historic charm of the city center. Don't forget to sample some delicious food and dive into the vibrant nightlife.
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 Duration: 2h 30m
 Ages 0-99, max of 15 per group
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5.0 of 5 bubbles4,621 reviews
Soar high above the waves with Honolulu Xtreme Parasail for a thrilling ride over beautiful scenery. The attentive and efficient crew ensures a smooth experience, complete with clear instructions and easy check-in. Perfect for teens and kids, this parasailing adventure offers great selfie opportunities and a memorable time for everyone.
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 Duration: 1h
 Ages 5-99, max of 15 per group
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5.0 of 5 bubbles6,247 reviews
Explore the spooky side of Salem with the History and Hauntings of Salem Guided Walking Tour. Engaging tour guides share detailed historical information, peppered with humor and interesting storytelling. You'll visit a variety of sites, snapping photos and asking questions along an easy walking route.
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 120–135 minutes
 Ages 6-95, max of 15 per group
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5.0 of 5 bubbles4,894 reviews
Set sail on a small-group boat tour from Dubrovnik to soak up stunning natural scenery, from the crystal-clear waters to the picturesque fishing village of Cavtat. Take advantage of many swimming opportunities including a dip in the Blue Cave. Snorkeling equipment is provided for those who want to explore beneath the waves.
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 Duration: 4h
 Ages 0-99, max of 15 per group
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5.0 of 5 bubbles4,598 reviews
On this journey from Dubai to Abu Dhabi, you'll be treated to captivating insights and informative commentary as you visit the Grand Mosque, Royal Palace, and Etihad Towers. With well-planned stops and plenty of photo opportunities, you'll enjoy a journey filled with beautiful scenery. Guides offer a flexible itinerary to make it a relaxing and hassle-free day.
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 Duration: 9h
 Ages 3-80, max of 15 per group
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5.0 of 5 bubbles5,664 reviews
Hop into a comfortable jeep for the Aruba Off-Road Jeep Safari: Natural Pool and Beach Tour, to explore the island's ecological wonders and remote spots. You'll enjoy off-roading, snorkeling, swimming, and even cliff jumping. Experience breathtaking views, learn about the area's historical significance, and end your day with a dip in the natural pool and a stunning sunset.
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 Duration: 8h
 Ages 2-99, max of 9 per group
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5.0 of 5 bubbles4,083 reviews
On the Small-Group Tour: Historical Pub Walking Tour of London, you'll stroll through the city while learning interesting facts from a knowledgeable guide. Explore off-the-beaten-path local pubs, admire historical and architectural highlights, and enjoy a fun atmosphere with good company.
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 Duration: 3h 30m
 Ages 18-99, max of 14 per group
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5.0 of 5 bubbles3,336 reviews
Take a stroll through the colorful Comuna 13 Graffiti Tour with Street Food, where you can appreciate street art and taste delicious treats. Knowledgeable guides share local perspectives on this self-governing community's transformation at a comfortable walking pace.
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 Duration: 3h
 Ages 0-100, max of 15 per group
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5.0 of 5 bubbles4,808 reviews
Get up close with majestic whales on a Juneau Wildlife Whale Watching adventure. With a friendly crew, comfy boat, and reasonable prices, it's a top choice for wildlife enthusiasts. The passionate staff shares fascinating environmental facts and local expertise, while multiple viewing areas ensure great views.
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 Duration: 3h 30m
 Ages 0-99, max of 15 per group
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5.0 of 5 bubbles4,633 reviews
Soar over the stunning landscapes of Cappadocia during a Balloon Ride and Champagne Breakfast. Gently float above fairy chimneys and unique rock formations while enjoying a smooth, safe ride in a spacious basket. The intimate group size, informative pilot, and friendly team make for an unforgettable experience. After a soft landing, celebrate with a luxurious champagne breakfast .
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 Duration: 3h 30m
 Ages 6-99, max of 4 per group
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5.0 of 5 bubbles3,462 reviews
Take a day trip from Krakow to Zakopane and dive into a thermal hot bath to unwind. Relax in the soothing waters, meet new people, and savor local cuisine, all while learning about the rich cultural history from an exceptional guide. Comfortable transportation takes you through breathtaking scenery. It's a unique addition to any itinerary.
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 11–12 hours
 Ages 0-101, max of 15 per group
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5.0 of 5 bubbles1,614 reviews
Soar through the skies with Zipline Cape Town - From the Foot of Table Mountain Reserve. With experienced guides and top-notch safety measures, you can enjoy this adrenaline-pumping outdoor activity with ease. The accommodating staff and well-organized setup make for a thrilling, yet secure, adventure that's worth doing again.
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 Duration: 2h
 Ages 6-100, max of 8 per group
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5.0 of 5 bubbles3,039 reviews
Navigate through a sobering piece of history with the Auschwitz-Birkenau Guided Tour with Ticket & Transfer from Krakow. Learn from a professional guide who provides eye-opening insights on this thought-provoking journey. With comfortable transportation, and a range of pick-up points, this hassle-free tour is both educational and reflective, allowing you to truly appreciate the historical significance of the site.
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 Duration: 7h
 Ages 0-99, max of 15 per group
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