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Walking China: Footpaths to Shangri-La

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Mist-shrouded limestone peaks flanking tranquil, winding rivers. Travel rural roads and explore the hidden beauty of China, while enjoying an intimate look at Chinese life and culture.

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12 Days
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Colonial Virginia: Riding the Road to Independence

From only $1,995
Cycle back into American history on an exciting journey that traces our country's founding-from the Jamestowne Settlement, to the time of revolution in Williamsburg, and on to independence in Yorktown.

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6 Days
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Cycling South Africa: Cape Town & the Garden Route

From only $4,995
Experience the strikingly scenic—and dazzlingly diverse—landscapes of South Africa on a comprehensive journey stretching from cosmopolitan Cape Town to the tranquil, coastal hamlets of the celebrated Garden Route.

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Celebrating 44 Years of Leadership in Active Vacations

The VBT Difference There's no better value

Excellent Experiences + Low prices = Unsurpassed Value

The VBT difference means unsurpassed quality at an unbeatable value. That’s why 98.6% of our travelers tell us they plan to travel again with VBT

Active Travel Vacation at your pace

We Offer Easy, Moderate, and Advanced Biking and Walking Tours

Whether you’re an easy rider, steady Eddie, or Tour de France hopeful, we have the perfect active vacation for you. VBT offers deluxe, small-group bicycling and walking tours worldwide—including destinations in Europe, Costa Rica, New Zealand, Vietnam, Peru, South Africa, China, and the United States—at a variety of different levels and paces. So there’s never any need to rush…unless you really want to!

Quality + Value Prices beyond compare

VBT’s Affordable Prices Get Even Better with These Great Values

From Web Specials and Good Buy Discounts to Travel Credits and Cash Rewards, VBT is always finding more ways to save you money. Plus, with our Dare-to-Compare Guarantee, if you find a U.S.-based active vacation company offering a lower-priced trip that also includes roundtrip international airfare, FREE use of a custom bicycle, walking poles, local trip leaders and accommodations of the same quality as ours, we’ll give you one VBT vacation…for FREE!

Your Experiences Moments you'll want to have

You’ll Stay on the Map…and Go Off the Beaten Path

With VBT, you can look forward to daily sightseeing that includes the most important monuments—plus frequent behind-the-scene forays revealing the culture that gave rise to those iconic attractions. And while your legs are walking or pedaling in the great outdoors, your mind is getting a workout, too, with fascinating people to meet, tall tales to listen to, and cultural interactions and learning part of every trip, every time.

The People Meet the VBT Family

Our People Make the Difference

To us, your trip is not just a vacation, but the start of memories that will last a lifetime. That’s why everyone from our Trip Designers to Tour Consultants to Trip Leaders are all dedicated to give you a world-class travel experience. We also only hire residents of the region to guide your trip because we know how much it will enrich your perspective to have a credible expert to explain local customs, share local history, and recommend the secret spots that only insiders know about.

Over 98% of Travelers Tell Us
They Plan to Travel Again with VBT

  • "From beginning to end, this trip exceeded my expectations. I learned that many of my fellow travelers were not on their first VBT vacation, and those of us who were, swore we'd never travel any other way again."
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  • "We had adventures, we made friends, we challenged ourselves. Thank you, VBT, for putting so much thought and planning into your trips. We relished every magical moment!"
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  • "This was the best trip I have ever taken! The food, wine, hiking, culture, and guides were awesome. The hotels and locations chosen were great. VBT does it right and for the right price."
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