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Tauck Tours

Tauck Tours, River & Small Ship Cruises

How you see the world matters.

Family owned for 90+ years, Tauck has been guiding travelers around the world since 1925. Three generations later, they’re still a company of passionate travelers singularly focused on delivering award-winning travel experiences meticulously crafted to inspire, enrich, engage and delight.

As today’s Tauck traveler, you seek travel experiences that enrich your life. You find inspiration in the connections you make while traveling, experiencing a world of unique cultures, genuine emotion, camaraderie and the little things that comprise day-to-day life in the destinations visited. Tauck believes that travel should be an enriching experience that’s easy, fun and worth your time and the price you paid. It should also re-energize and transform you. And, above all else, be beyond the ordinary. Because how you see the world matters.

Expect more when you book through AAA Travel.

If you’re looking for expert travel assistance, you’ve come to the right place. AAA’s dedicated travel team is here to help you discover the Tauck tours and cruises that best fit your personality, interests and budget. We’ve built our reputation on offering members the value, expertise and personal touches that they deserve. Members also enjoy AAA exclusive savings and extras that you just won’t find anywhere else.


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AAA Member Benefits

Tauck and AAA have partnered to make getting to your destination easier and less expensive with exclusive AAA Member savings! Whenever you include airfare with any of your Tauck Journeys booked through AAA, you’ll have the opportunity to save up to $300 per person extra on the purchase of Tauck Air on all itineraries.*

  • $75 off the purchase of Tauck air on all domestic (U.S. & Canada) itineraries/all dates
  • $150 off the purchase of Tauck coach-class air on all international itineraries/all dates
  • $300 off the purchase of Tauck business-class air on all international itineraries/all dates




Ways to experience the world with Tauck.

Tauck offers a variety of travel styles to destinations around the globe. Whether you want to explore the world by land, river or sea, with your family; or in a small group of like-minded adventurers, Tauck promises to indulge and inspire, catering to your interests every step of the way.

Tauck World Discovery

Tauck has pioneered some of today’s most innovative ways to discover landmark sights around the world. These classic land journeys span North and South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia and New Zealand and introduce explorers to the world’s most amazing places on seamlessly choreographed, fully-escorted tours. Each sightseeing adventure brims with in-depth cultural exploration, providing guests with a comprehensive, insider look at the places they’ve always dreamed of exploring. Whether you choose the A Week In ... journeys, which pair city sights with country delights, or a longer trip of 9-20 days, you’ll experience more of what you want for one inclusive, up-front price. WATCH VIDEO

BBC Earth Journeys

From frozen worlds to tropical jungles, shallow seas to African plains, our planet is filled with unforgettable adventures in the most magical natural realms. Created by Tauck and BBC Earth, these journeys invite you to discover the sights, sounds and locations that have inspired some of the world’s greatest nature filmmakers. Get a backstage pass to experience, in person, the places, people, animals and stories covered by the BBC’s landmark natural history series. Earth Journeys bring you enhanced BBC Earth content – including hands-on use of field equipment to see how the BBC’s filmmakers reveal nature’s secrets, bespoke videos created for each destination and educational touches– all to bring you a fresh perspective on our planet. WATCH VIDEO

Ken Burns American Journeys

In 2010, Tauck approached award-winning filmmakers Dayton Duncan and Ken Burns and proposed a joint collaboration. Their idea was to create special travel experiences based on the themes of Duncan and Burns’ documentary films and to connect guests with destinations in deep and lasting ways. Together, eight years later, this collaboration has created 13 journeys and over 100 original film vignettes – Stories by Ken Burns. It has also brought life to six tours Crafted by Tauck & Ken Burns and is responsible for several special Ken Burns Events. WATCH VIDEO

Tauck Bridges Family Adventures

Travel should be life-changing, eye-opening, exciting and engaging for all ages. Our family vacations are designed to spark a passion, inspire a sense of wonder and enrich understanding. When these experiences are shared with loved ones, they bring you closer together. Every detail of your Tauck family vacation is taken care of, so you and your loved ones can spend time making memories that will last forever. WATCH VIDEO

Tauck River Cruises

Whether you’re exploring the Rhine, Danube, Rhone, Seine, Maas or Moselle, the magic of Tauck’s award-winning European river cruises lies in more than just the landmarks you’ll visit. It’s also in the intimate, club-like atmosphere and personalized service you’ll enjoy aboard the custom-designed riverboats. Featuring more 300-square-foot suites than any other ships of comparable size, Tauck’s Destination Fleet lets you discover must-see destinations, as well as those off the beaten path in comfort and style. You’ll also gain uncommon access to local culture with exclusive destination experiences you just can’t get on your own. Never settle for ordinary, because you deserve to experience a true slice of European life. WATCH VIDEO

Tauck Culturious Small Group

Culturious is all about discovering local culture through authentic learning experiences, exploring off the beaten path and meeting the people who call these places home. Be hands-on while cooking with European chefs. Recharge with adventures like horseback riding. Explore Yellowstone with a naturalist in winter, have lunch with a contessa, meet expert artisans and spend your evenings in boutique hotels. Discover these adventures and more on your small-group vacation. WATCH VIDEO

Tauck Small Ship Cruising

The difference in Tauck’s small ship cruising lies in the combination of personalized cruising with cultural land exploration. With small ship cruising, you enjoy more personal attention from the captain and the crew. You’ll also find the on-board atmosphere to be both club-like and comfortable. Small ships also feature a more relaxed pace, making the conversations and the day-to-day experiences shared with like-minded travelers richer. On shore, our 90+ years of expertise ensures that every moment of your shore excursions – all included in the price of your cruise – count! WATCH VIDEO

Tauck Events

Tauck events are in a class by themselves, offering a deep immersion into one destination focused on culture, history or theme-driven experiences. On your journey, you will gain in-depth insights by local experts and go behind-the-scenes at key sites and venues as you enjoy Private Gala Evening Events – all of this with the care and detail of Tauck's personalized concierge service that takes care of every element throughout. WATCH VIDEO

Guest talk - never settle.


Tauck guests often speak of how powerful travel can be and how lucky they feel to have the opportunity to explore the world with such a wonderful travel host - hosts who provide special access that allows guests to become part of the culture they’re discovering. Guests also speak of their appreciation that all the vacations are seamless, inclusive and fully arranged, so that all they have to do is relax and enjoy those exclusive, extraordinary moments they can only experience through Tauck.


Discover your world.

Where in the world do your dreams take you? Tauck makes dreams come true with inspiring journeys of discovery all over the planet.


Tauck’s USA tours reflect decades of travel excellence, offering great value with insider access to America’s must-see destinations, as well as sought after hotels, lodges and resorts in the best locations.


Tauck’s Canada trips showcase this country’s natural and cultural highlights, from the Canadian Maritimes and some of North America’s hottest cities to the magnificent Canadian Rockies and the polar bears of Churchill.


Personalized service, quality experience and inclusive value are hallmarks of Tauck’s Europe tours. Travel along the smaller back roads where the pace of life is slower. Immerse yourself in the genuine emotion, camaraderie and all the little things that connect you to day-to-day life in Europe.


Tauck’s Africa tours and safaris are compelling as well as intriguing. From the Great Pyramids to the Cape of Good Hope, these adventures include hot-air ballooning over African plains, cruising the River Nile and extraordinary game drives in legendary game reserves.


Discover wonders like the Taj Mahal, the Great Wall, the Terra Cotta Warriors and Angkor Wat. View golden temples, crimson shrines, storied pagodas, feudal castles, bamboo stilt houses and inspiring gardens on these amazing tours.

Australia/New Zealand

Choose from two- and three-week tours. With joint travel agendas, you’ll explore glaciers, geysers, fjords, living reefs and the Outback. Plus, take in the architecture and native culture of these destinations. Travel by cruise ship, private charter flights, jet boat, tramcar, helicopter, catamaran, sky gondola rides and more.


Cruise aboard one of their newest luxe mega-yachts, Le Soleal or Le Boreal. Spend two nights in Buenos Aires before setting sail for the majestic ice-clad continent of Antarctica on a 10-night expeditionary voyage. Learn about the history, makeup and wildlife of these regions, first-hand, from naturalists, oceanographers and ornithologists.

Latin America

From glaciers to rainforests, canyons to volcanoes and the engineering marvels of past and present, Tauck’s South America travel or Central America tours and cruises have it all. Explore the ancient ruins of Machu Picchu, take a scenic cruise to the Galapagos Islands, witness amazing wildlife and so much more.

Israel & Jordan

Israel may be small geographically but it’s a country of epic proportions, rich with ancient sites and stories that stir the imagination within a modern, kaleidoscopic mix of immigrants, ethnicities, cultures and religions. Jordan delights from the archaeological treasures and antiquities of Petra to resort pleasures along the Dead Sea.


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*$75 off the purchase of Tauck Air on all domestic; $150 off Tauck Air on all international, coach class; $300 off Tauck Air on all international, business class. In the case where Tauck Air is not available for sale, supplier will provide a $50 per person allowance on the tour price. All tours include accommodations, noted meals, service charges, local guide gratuities, admission fees, taxes and porterage. Prices based on double occupancy (triple occupancy for Italia Bella Tauck Bridges Family Journey), are land only and are subject to change and availability. Additional taxes and fees may apply to certain trips.

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