Tauck is the ultimate in escorted travel, proving to discerning travelers that how you see the world matters!
Travel in good company with someone who knows your name, and shares your passion. For 90 years this world leading, family run operator has provided premium, award winning travel experiences. And Tauck enjoys highest return-guest rate in the travel industry.
No surprise then that Tauck has been named the “#1 Tour Operator & Safari Outfitter” three times by the readers of Travel + Leisure magazine, and it has also been voted the “World’s Best River Cruise Line” by the readers of Travel + Leisure for the second straight year!
With Tauck, “the amazing” always comes included. For instance, Tauck has partnered with award winning documentary film maker Ken Burns to theme events based on his films - plus there is a chance to meet Ken Burns on these tours. An example is the Tauck Jazz Event March 25 – 29, 2015. This uniquely American music comes to life in its birthplace, New Orleans, on a one-of-a-kind Tauck Ken Burns Event.
Or see the world in a new way with “Earth Journeys” featuring the use of field equipment to see how BBC filmmakers reveal nature’s secrets. Get a closer look at wildlife wonders that other travelers don't see! From frozen worlds to tropical jungles… shallow seas to African plains… our planet is filled with unforgettable adventures in magical natural realms. Tauck and BBC Earth take you on journeys to discover what inspires the world’s greatest natural history filmmakers – a backstage pass to experience, in person, places, people, animals and stories relating to the BBC’s landmark natural history series. For example - new for 2015 is Tauck’s South Africa: Epic Family Adventure. This amazing family adventure is limited to 34 guests in total.
For knowledge-seeking world travelers, Tauck is the premium guided travel experience where EVERYTHING is taken care of - so you can connect with people and places every moment of your vacation. Each and every day there are cultural and educational experiences that enrich and inspire.
Tauck provide a six star experience at a four star price! Over 100 different cost components are included - hotels in the best locations, in depth sightseeing, local cuisine, Tauck Tour Directors and expert local guides, most taxes and gratuities and more - with no hidden extras!
A Tauck tour includes all the little things that make a big difference to your touring experience. Tauck offer special small group departures of only 26 guests. Luggage handling is included every day of the trip. You enjoy à la carte dining on many evenings to provide a taste of authentic local cuisine.
On a Tauck cruise all shore excursions are included. On all riverboat and small ship cruises there are unlimited complimentary beverages aboard ship including regional wine, beer and premium spirits in addition to specialty coffee, water and soft drink. And all small ship cruises also include a daily cocktail hour aboard.
All Tauck tours offer unique insider sightseeing and exclusive Tauck experiences. Imagine the thrill of very special vacation highlights such as these:
Tauck offers 6 categories of tours to help you pick the very best fit for the trip you have in mind.
“Tauck World Discovery” provides guided sightseeing adventures filled with in-depth cultural exploration in North and South America, Latin America, Cuba, Europe, Middle East, Asia, Africa, Australia and New Zealand.
“Tauck Small Ship Cruising” focuses on Yacht and Expeditionary Small Ship Cruising combining intimate cruising with shore excursions offering in depth cultural land exploration (all included in the price)!
“Tauck River Cruising” offers personalized, signature river cruises along European waterways with uncommon access and exclusive cultural experiences ashore. Tauck offers six riverboats representing the epitome of luxurious river cruising.
“Tauck Bridges” is for family adventures designed to spark a passion, inspire a sense of wonder or enrich understanding – experiences shared with loved ones that bring you closer together.
“Tauck Culturious” offers dynamic tours that are the best way to become actively immersed in the local culture and are designed for those seeking a small-group, active travel experience.
"Tauck Events" are one-of-a-kind travel experiences focused on cultural, historical, nature or sports-oriented themes. Tauck Events feature exclusive access to places and experiences you can't do on your own plus behind-the-scenes insights from respected experts.
Tauck has been voted the “World’s Best River Cruise Line” by the readers of Travel-and-Leisure magazine for the second straight year! And it’s no wonder, because Tauck offers 19 all-inclusive, award-winning river voyages throughout Europe…on a fleet of six beautiful ships. All shore excursions, gratuities, onboard beer, wine and premium spirits, airport transfers, and more are built into the price. Combine that with an inviting club-like atmosphere and Tauck’s signature land sightseeing in historic cities along the Rhine, Danube, Rhône and Seine river - and it’s clear that Tauck is the perfect choice when it comes to European river cruising!
The Tauck river cruise experience revolves around four cornerstones:
Cruising Europe's inland waterways, exclusively for Tauck, are six riverboats that represent the epitome of luxurious river cruising. Their spacious, well-appointed cabins and suites – including the most suites and the fewest passengers among ships of comparable size on Europe's rivers – contribute to an elegant, intimate ambiance. Elegantly and thoughtfully designed with a contemporary European flair and the highest standards of quality and comfort, Tauck guests enjoy upscale accommodations like those you would expect at a premium hotel, with all the built-in advantages of luxurious private river cruise ships.
There are four Jewel Class ships with all cabins facing outside and French balconies with sliding glass doors. The two new Inspiration Class vessels have a 8 "loft cabins" that extend from the first to the second decks with more natural light and views.
Choose a Tauck River Cruise on one of the great European waterways – the Rhine, Danube, Seine or Rhône rivers. For 2015 you'll find a new 8-day family river cruise along the Rhine from Basel to Amsterdam, and a new 23-day trip linking cruises on the Rhône and Seine by high-speed train, with stays in London and Monte-Carlo.
Three Tauck Directors and one Tauck Cruise Director are on board every Tauck river cruise. All shore excursions are included, led by Tauck Directors and local guides. So relax as Tauck take care of every detail and connect you ashore with people, places, and cultural traditions. Shore excursions are well-choreographed with exclusive cultural experiences, many of them private for Tauck guests only.