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Western Quest (Base, 8 Days)

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Western Quest (Base, 8 Days) - Contiki
Western Quest (Base, 8 Days) - Contiki
Excellent
14 reviews
Starts
London
Destinations
+5
Ends
Barcelona
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Highlights

  • Snack on crêpes and enjoy a cabaret in Paris
  • Fill up on tapas and toast to Gaudi's beautiful Barcelona
  • Sip on fine wine in the vineyards of Bordeaux
  • Soak up the exotic coastline of San Sebastian
Age range
18 to 35 year olds
Accommodation
Hostel, Hotel
Max Group Size
50
Transportation
Train & Rail, Ship
Travel style
Discovery, Coach / Bus, Christmas & New Year
Operator
Contiki
Start in London and end in Barcelona! With the discovery tour Western Quest (Base, 8 Days), you have a 8 day tour package taking you from London to Barcelona and through London, England and 6 other destinations in Europe. Western Quest (Base, 8 Days) includes accommodation in a hotel and hostel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: London to Paris
  2. Day 2: Paris
  3. Day 3: Paris to Bordeaux
  4. Day 4: Bordeaux to San Sebastian via Saint Jean de-Luz
  5. Day 5: San Sebastian
  6. Day 6: San Sebastian to Barcelona via Zaragoza
  7. Day 7: Barcelona
  8. Day 8: Depart Barcelona

Travel guide

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Additional Services

  • Optional Extras

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  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Additional Services

14 Reviews

Excellent
79%
Good
14%
Average
7%
Rather Poor
0%
Bad
0%
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  • Written on June 27, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    In one word? Incredible. I have so many memories and new friends. Fantastic way to see several places in a short amount of time. My only regret is not doing the longer portion of the tour... next time!

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  • Western Quest (Base, 8 Days) reviewer 2
    Written on May 11, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    The best vacations ever!

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  • J
    Written on May 10, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    Remi was excellent! He was very knowledgeable, and he was great accommodating myself and my girlfriend. He made sure to optimize our trip experience through providing us with all the information we needed.

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  • D
    Written on May 2, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    Remi was a fantastic tour manager with good knowledge, good energy, and detailed daily sheets. Amazing!

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  • J
    Written on December 3, 2016
    4.0 - Good

    If you are traveling alone or with your partner or with your friends in your youth and wants to see more in a trip, choose Contiki! Happy with the friends I met and the guide, Kassie was very friendly and helpful. Makes it a memorable trip

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  • Y
    Written on December 3, 2016
    4.5 - Excellent

    Rhi was amazing! Had a bunch of recommendations for us & was so helpful! She was also always super funny and made the trip 100x better!

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  • M
    Written on September 27, 2016
    5.0 - Excellent

    Greg was fantastic! Definitely felt he was a seasoned tour guide with the abundance of local knowledge through the cities we traveled through. He was a great person to have general chat to and personalised every conversation. Everyday was organised and Greg... Read more

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  • CA
    Written on September 22, 2016
    4.0 - Good

    This trip was absolutely amazing. I loved spending time with greg and he truly made it the best experience ever.

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  • KS
    Written on September 22, 2016
    5.0 - Excellent

    The Western Quest Tour exceeded my expectations because of Greg Colin. He was hilarious, knowledgeable, and so welcoming. He made sure he got to know everyone and that we were all comfortable. He was beyond impressive. I would love to go on another one... Read more

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  • KM
    Written on September 22, 2016
    4.5 - Excellent

    The trip was so much fun! I only did 9 days and I would´ve loved to gone for the full 25 day trip. The people were amazing, and our group literally formed a family. The guide Greg was awesome as well, he always knew answers to our questions and beyond. He... Read more

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Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

    • Does this tour have a strict age restriction?

      Contiki operates tours for travellers between ages 18-35. They are geared towards active, budget-minded young travellers who want to meet other people from all over the world, and tend to be very popular with students and backpackers. Sadly, the age range for this tour is quite strict.

    • What is the name of the hotel or hostel we will be staying in the first destination of the tour?

      Accommodations on any tour may vary depending on the departure date.

    • Is there a single supplement available on this tour?

      Unfortunately a single supplement is not available for this tour, tour prices are based off multi-share rooms with 4-6 travellers.

      If this trip isn't quite what you were looking for, we still have plenty of fantastic tours. Get in contact with us and our customer support team will work on pairing you with the perfect adventure.

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    Videos

    • Western Europe Travel Guide
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    • Contiki Experiences
    • Contiki Munch
    • Europe Summer Team
    • Contiki Accomodation
    • Western Quest
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    • Thursday
      Sep 5, 2019
      from London
      9 Days
      Friday
      Sep 13, 2019
      to Barcelona
      0 seats left
      $36
      USD $1,430
      + $130 Food Fund Western Quest
    • Thursday
      Sep 12, 2019
      from London
      9 Days
      Friday
      Sep 20, 2019
      to Barcelona
      7 seats left
      $245
      $1,430
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      USD $1,216
      + $130 Food Fund Western Quest

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    • Thursday
      Oct 3, 2019
      from London
      9 Days
      Friday
      Oct 11, 2019
      to Barcelona
      10+ seats left
      $245
      $1,430
      -15%
      USD $1,216
      + $130 Food Fund Western Quest

      9 Days version

    • Thursday
      Oct 17, 2019
      from London
      9 Days
      Friday
      Oct 25, 2019
      to Barcelona
      8 seats left
      $203
      $1,185
      -15%
      USD $1,007
      + $140 Food Fund Western Quest

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    • Thursday
      Oct 31, 2019
      from London
      9 Days
      Friday
      Nov 8, 2019
      to Barcelona
      8 seats left
      $203
      $1,185
      -15%
      USD $1,007
      + $140 Food Fund Western Quest

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    • Thursday
      Nov 7, 2019
      from London
      9 Days
      Friday
      Nov 15, 2019
      to Barcelona
      7 seats left
      $200
      $1,165
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      USD $990
      + $140 Food Fund Western Quest

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    • Thursday
      Nov 21, 2019
      from London
      9 Days
      Friday
      Nov 29, 2019
      to Barcelona
      10+ seats left
      $200
      $1,165
      -15%
      USD $990
      + $140 Food Fund Western Quest

      9 Days version

    • Thursday
      Dec 12, 2019
      from London
      9 Days
      Friday
      Dec 20, 2019
      to Barcelona
      9 seats left
      $200
      $1,165
      -15%
      USD $990
      + $140 Food Fund Western Quest

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    • Thursday
      Dec 19, 2019
      from London
      9 Days
      Friday
      Dec 27, 2019
      to Barcelona
      0 seats left
      $30
      USD $1,195
      + $140 Food Fund Western Quest
    • Saturday
      Dec 28, 2019
      from London
      9 Days
      Sunday
      Jan 5, 2020
      to Barcelona
      9 seats left
      $205
      $1,195
      -15%
      USD $1,016
      + $140 Food Fund Western Quest

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    About the countries

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    France and Spain

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    EnglandFrance and Spain

    Visa

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    Vaccinations

    These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    Hepatitis B
    Recommended for Spain. Ideally 2 months before travel.

    Policies

    Location
    London is the starting point and Barcelona is the endpoint.
    Hold my space
    TourRadar can request Contiki to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
    Payment(s)
    For any tour departing before 26 October 2019 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 26 October 2019, a minimum payment of $200 is required to confirm your booking with Contiki. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 65 days days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
    Cancellation policy
    TourRadar is an authorised Agent of Contiki. Please familiarise yourself with the Contiki payment, cancellation and refund conditions.
    Payment methods
    The following cards are accepted for Contiki tours: Visa, Maestro, Mastercard, American Express or PayPal. TourRadar does NOT charge you an extra fee for using any of these payment methods.

    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 1,515 km.
    • London (England)
    • 343 km
    • Paris (France)
    • 500 km
    • Bordeaux (France)
    • 183 km
    • Saint Jean de Luz (France)
    • 27 km
    • San Sebastian (Spain)
    • 206 km
    • Zaragoza (Spain)
    • 256 km
    • Barcelona (Spain)

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