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Discover Ghent beer world with a chocolate pairing by a young local

Discover Ghent beer world with a chocolate pairing by a young local

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Pleasure your palate with the effervescent delight of Belgian beer on a beer tasting tour of Ghent. With a connoisseur guide, stroll around the city and visit ambient bars renowned for their fine selection of beers. Educate your taste buds to recognize the subtle flavors in each distinctive beer variety and learn about the history of Belgian brewing from your knowledgeable guide. Enjoy accompanying samples of cheese and other Belgian delicacies on this enticing tour.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$47.99
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$47.99
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Private Old Ghent Tour, with a local guide!

Private Old Ghent Tour, with a local guide!

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Exploring Old Ghent independently may mean skimming over some of its history and sights. Gain more than a cursory overview of the city on this private walking tour, which can be tailored around you. Let a local guide lead you to St. Bavo’s Cathedral and other must-sees so you don’t get lost; uncover their significance, and sample a culinary speciality—all bonuses you could easily miss out on if alone.
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  • 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$86.36
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$86.36
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Private "Off The Beaten Path Tour", with a local guide!

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Discover the highlights of Ghent—as well as the city’s lesser-known attractions—on this private walking tour. Pick between multiple convenient start times and meet your guide in the city center. You’ll discover top Ghent attractions, from castles to riverside guildhalls, and will learn all about its history along the way. You’ll also stop for sweet treats, and will explore areas only locals know.
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  • 3 hours
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$107.95
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$107.95
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Private Chocolate Tour, with a local guide!

Private Chocolate Tour, with a local guide!

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Unwrap Ghent’s chocolate offerings more easily than you could alone on this private walking tour. Discover the city’s chocolate hotspots—and historical sights on route— without smartphones and maps: letting a guide lead you past medieval landmarks and through cobbled lanes to deluxe chocolatiers and hidden confectionery shops. Sample luscious treats, meet the makers, and gain insight into Ghent’s chocolate-making craft that you’d likely never get if exploring alone.
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  • 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$92.53
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$92.53
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BeerWalk Ghent (English guide)

BeerWalk Ghent (English guide)

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Spend a few hours sipping brews and learning about Ghent's beer history on this half-day walking tour. With a beer-loving guide in the lead, you'll follow a curated itinerary focused on the history of brewing and beer in Ghent, which was intertwined with the city's religious life. Five tastings sessions are included at different locations.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$54.13
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$54.13

Private tour : Treasures of flanders Ghent and Bruges From Zeebrugge Full day

Private tour : Treasures of flanders Ghent and Bruges From Zeebrugge Full day

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Visit Ghent and Bruges with a professional driver and a tour guide. Our tour is customizable. Here you can find a general programme of your visit: Starting of the tour from your location to Bruges, the famous "Venise of the north " Unesco world heritage. Discover the canals and beautiful gothic buildings with the explanations of your guide who will bring you to the most interesting places of the City center as the Basilica of the Holly blood of Jesus, the Belfrey tower, the Minnewater lake, our Lady Church, Sint Janshospital with it's beautiful Memling museum and/or the Groeninge museum. Enjoy and optional boat trip. Free time for lunch. After lunch, continuation to Ghent and it's marvelous Altarpiece in the Cathedral. Enjoy the canals and guild houses of the City center with an optional boat trip. Don't miss the Castle of Counts of Flanders! After the visit, the guide and the driver will drop you off at cuiseship or elsewhere in ZeeBrugge or Brugge or Brussels.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$564.12
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$564.12
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Australian Battlefields Private Tour in Flanders from Brussels

Australian Battlefields Private Tour in Flanders from Brussels

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Pay your respects to the Australian soldiers that fought and died in Flanders during WWI on this full-day battlefield tour from Brussels. Follow the path of the ANZAC troops as you walk the battlefields, peer into mine craters and see the gravesites at Fromelles, Ploegsteert and Messines. Visit the Australian Memorial Park, the Memorial to the 1st Australian Tunneling Cie and Tyne Cot Cemetery, then attend the moving Last Post Ceremony at the Menin Gate in Ypres. This small-group tour includes lunch, entrance fees and round-trip transport from Brussels.
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  • 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$408.96
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$408.96
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Discover historical + authentic Ghent & taste world-famous Belgian chocolate

Discover historical + authentic Ghent & taste world-famous Belgian chocolate

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Come with me for a walk through the city center of Ghent and discover some interesting places. We stroll through interesting buildings - young and old - such as St. Bavo's Cathedral where the world famous Lamb of God is kept, the belfry with its dragon, the old port that was built in the Middle Ages, and so much more ... We discover the enormous tradition of 'the Burgundian way of life' with a large number of Flemish specialties such as the enormous range of beers, chocolate and of course the Belgian waffles!
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$24.06
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$24.06
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Private Vimy and Belgium Canadian Battlefield Tour from Brussels

Private Vimy and Belgium Canadian Battlefield Tour from Brussels

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Follow the path of Canada’s WWI troops on this private full-day battlefield tour from Brussels. Cross the French border and head to Vimy to walk the battlefields, trenches, and Grange subways, where the Canadian Divisions came under attack in April 1917. After lunch, return to Belgium soil to pay your respects at the Tyne Cot Cemetery; visit Essex Farm, where John McRae wrote ‘In Flanders Fields’; and attend the moving Last Post Ceremony at the Menin Gate in Ypres. This private tour includes hotel pick-up, lunch and round-trip transport from Brussels.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$420.99
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$420.99
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Walking food tour: Introduction to Ghent through food

Walking food tour: Introduction to Ghent through food

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Keen to discover Ghent in a unique way? Want to do something a little bit different? Curious about some history and the diverse tastes Ghent offers? Welcome on our 2 hour exploring tour in our favourite city to hear the tales and tickle your taste buds. Examples of our tasters are cheese, chocolate, charcuterie, beer, traditional Ghent sweets and bread to name a few. These are EXAMPLES ONLY as we change the tasters regularly so that they are never the same. We team you up with a local guide who will look after you and give the best Ghent has to offer. ***IMPORTANT - PLEASE READ BEFORE YOU BOOK*** -Our standard tour is in English. -Please inform us about any allergies/intolerances/special diet. -Bookings shall be made at least 48 hours in advance so our partners can be prepared for your visit. We cannot guarantee acceptance for last minute bookings. -Min. 2 people -Private bookings possible (1 person or groups >15) -Please get in touch if you want to bring children.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$77.49
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$77.49
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Tasting Belgian beer on water with our beer game - recommended for big groups

Tasting Belgian beer on water with our beer game - recommended for big groups

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This experience is for groups, recommended for 10 persons. With BeerSecret, we take you on an extraordinary interactive beer tasting journey on water. A local, passionated beer lady expert will take you on a boat, let you enjoying the most beautiful views of the city. During this tour, we’ll spoil you with some delicious Belgian beers, while telling you about the hidden secrets of the fascinating beer world. A young and spontaneous spirit will challenge the group with a unique collection of questions. Who’s the true zythologist among you? This tour is available in English, Dutch or French. Choose your language when booking.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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$79.39
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$79.39
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Ghent Walking City Tour

Ghent Walking City Tour

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Forget about unprepared guides, huge groups, last minute cancellations ... Hire the professionalism of Niceday tours for a minimum price, FROM € 10 PERSON. Our guides explain the interiors of the churches, talk about art and history and discover the culture and secrets of the "Jewel of Flanders”. You will also get some incredible city tips about where to taste the typical Flemish food or have a Kwak beer in the "shoe bar" Dulle Griet.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$7.22
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$7.22

Private New Zealand Battlefield Tour in Flanders from Brussels

Private New Zealand Battlefield Tour in Flanders from Brussels

Commemorate the New Zealand Corps that fought in Flanders during WWI on this private full-day tour from Brussels. Follow the path of the ANZAC troops as you walk the battlefields, peer into mine craters and visit key WWI sites like Gravenstafel, Passendale and Tyne Cot Cemetery. Visit the poignant Messines Ridge memorial; tour the Nine Elms Cemetery, where former All Blacks Captain David Gallaher is buried; and attend the moving Last Post Ceremony at the Menin Gate in Ypres. Your tour includes lunch, all entrance fees, and hotel drop-off in Brussels.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$408.96
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$408.96
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The "Pocket of Mons" - 1944

In September 1944, the city of Mons is the first Belgian city to be liberated by the Allies. American troops will put 30,000 German soldiers out of harm's way, at what the BBC called "La Poche de Mons". This exclusive private course will make you discover the Mons Memorial Museum and the historic center of the city of Mons. One of your ancestors lived the war in Mons? We organize a totally personalized course.
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  • 3 hours
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$262.16
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$262.16
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The best of Ghent walking tour

The best of Ghent walking tour

Together with the professional guide, you will visit the most charming places in the city. You will see Het Galgenhuisje a small, old building in the city center where convicted criminals were awaiting punishment. You will have a chance to explore the city, while hearing fascinating facts and legends. Did you know that in this city is Werrengarestraat a legitimate graffiti street?. You will be surprised how many stories are hidden in the streets, buildings and corners of Ghent. Your charming guide will tell you what is special and unique about living in this city. Perfect for those who are visiting the city for the first time and want to get the most of it!
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  • 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$481.12
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$481.12
per group
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Mons, walled city

Mons, walled city

This private course will make you discover different traces of the military past of the city of Mons. It includes visits to the Belfry and the Mons Memorial Museum. Your guide is a historian specializing in the military history of the region. Originally from Mons, he will introduce you to the local culture.
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  • 3 hours
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$262.16
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$262.16
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Mons: the Great War from beginning to end

Mons: the Great War from beginning to end

Origines offers you to discover the places of memory of the Mons region during exclusive private tours. The circuit "Mons: The Great War from beginning to end" makes you discover a dozen sites in the countryside of Mons and in the historic center of the city. You will be accompanied by a professional guide, graduate historian specializing in the history of the Great War. Enjoy your visit to discover also the local culture. One of your ancestors lived the war in Mons? We organize a totally personalized course.
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  • 3 hours
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$262.16
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$262.16
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The best of Mons walking tour

The best of Mons walking tour

Together with the professional guide, you will visit the most charming places in the city. What does au Blan Levrie's facade show? You will have a chance to explore the city, while hearing fascinating facts and legends. Did you know that the center consists mainly of red brick houses?. You will be surprised how many stories are hidden in the streets, buildings and corners of Mons. Your charming guide will tell you what is special and unique about living in this city. Perfect for those who are visiting the city for the first time and want to get the most of it!
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  • 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$479.93
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$479.93
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Ghent Private Walking Tour

Ghent Private Walking Tour

Ghent is a postcard perfect stop on any tour of Europe. The good news is that Ghent is small enough to be discovered by foot but big enough to stay vibrant. The perfect mix between cosmopolitanism and the quiet atmosphere of a provincial town. In this 2 hours tour you will discover the history of one of the most beautiful towns in Belgium, admire the outstanding charm of its quays, churches and squares. Once a beacon of richness in Northern Europe, due to its textile trade industry with deepest roots into the Middle Ages. Not only will you learn the history of the city and its ups and downs, but also its legends, about cultural and architectural style and about today’s everyday life. You will learn about: History of Ghent Its importance in medieval times Famous art works of Ghent Myths and legends of the city History of the Gravensteen Castle Town’s medieval architecture History and architecture of the three towers of Ghent Religious and political background Cultural scene of the city
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$177.54
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$177.54
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Visit of Saint-Symphorien Military Cemetery

Visit of Saint-Symphorien Military Cemetery

A graduate historian, specialist in the history of the Great War, you discover this unique place where lie German and British soldiers side by side. This cemetery with its harmonious landscape architecture is particularly peculiar because it houses the graves of John Parr and George Ellison, the first and last British soldier killed during the First World War. George Price, a Canadian soldier who is considered the last fallen military casualty during the conflict, is also buried there. Discover other moving anecdotes during your visit to this singular place of memory: a peaceful place steeped in history.
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  • 1 hour
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$104.86
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$104.86
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Private New Zealand Battlefield Tour in Flanders from Ghent

Private New Zealand Battlefield Tour in Flanders from Ghent

See where the ANZAC Corps, made up of the Australian and New Zealand army corps, served in Flanders during World War I. This private day trip takes you to the memorial on Messines Ridge and the Pool of Peace (Spanbroekmolen) formed by one of 19 mine explosions. Visit several cemeteries from the Great War, including Tyne Cot. You’ll also see Passendale, Gravenstafel and the sights of Ypres. Your personal guide meets you at the Kortrijk railway station and drops you off at your hotel in Ghent. Lunch included.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$384.90
Price varies by group size
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$384.90
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Private Full-Day Canadian Vimy and Somme Battlefield Tour from Brussels

Private Full-Day Canadian Vimy and Somme Battlefield Tour from Brussels

Commemorate the Canadian troops that fought in Belgium and northern France during WWI on this private full-day tour from Brussels. Cross the French border and learn about the fateful Battle of Vimy as you walk the battlefields of Vimy Ridge, see the Canadian and German trenches and peer into mine craters. After lunch, pay your respects with a visit to the Newfoundland Memorial Park, and the Courcelette Canadian Memorial. This private tour includes pickup frim Kortrijk Station, lunch, and drop-off at your Brussels hotel.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$439.03
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$439.03
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Magic Christmas tour in Ghent

Magic Christmas tour in Ghent

The exclusive tour only in the Christmas period! This special times brings magic in Ghent. Together with the professional local guide, you will visit the most beautifully decorated places in Ghent. You will feel spellbound with the charming atmosphere, which you can feel only this time of the year! What is the story of the Christmas tree? Who was the first to decorate it in the world? What magical things can happen during the Christmas period? Have you heard about Christmas spells? You will hear miraculous Christmas legends about Ghent. You will visit the Christmas market. What makes it so popular? What local products must taste at Christmas? Fill your heart with the joy and experience magic of Ghent.
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  • 2 hours
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$720.49
per group
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$720.49
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Ghent Walking Tour with Lunch

Ghent Walking Tour with Lunch

Our walking tour with lunch in Ghent is unique because we offer a combination of sightseeing in and outside the city centre and a nice lunch. Lunches can be traditional Belgian specialities, but also include some international dishes. We look at the food, but also the history of a place and the interior to make it all equally appealing. This tour shall include all your senses. See the sights and the food, feel and smell the food before you eat it and listen to your guide's stories. Our groups are small to keep it safe and to give you the best possible experience. You need to walk at least 5 km.
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$78.18
Price varies by group size
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$78.18
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