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

Start in London and end in Barcelona! With the discovery tour Western Quest (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 (8 Days) includes accommodation in a hotel and hostel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Age range
18 to 35 year olds
Accommodation
Hostel, Hotel
Max Group Size
50
Transportation
Train & Rail, Coach / Bus, Ship
Travel style
Discovery, Coach / Bus, Christmas & New Year

10 Reviews

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Good
20%
Average
10%
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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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  • A
    Written on September 19, 2016
    5.0 - Excellent

    My contiki trip was a trip of a life time, I had the best time, with special thanks to Greg for explaining each place we went to so well and giving tips to every single person depending on what they wanted to see. Also Greg's music playlists were top notch!... Read more

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  • NA
    Written on July 31, 2016
    2.5 - Average

    Tammy was awesome!

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  • I
    Written on May 28, 2016
    4.5 - Excellent

    Guide was amazing, so knowledgable and experienced. Also very caring...we had a food posioning incident and Grant was exceptionally caring, and made sure we were looked after! He knew the best places to eat and explore!

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  • IK
    Written on May 10, 2016
    5.0 - Excellent

    Ellie was the best tour guide I could've asked for. Not only was she knowledgable, but she could gauge the atmosphere of the bus and knew when it was appropriate to just take in the view or let people sleep. I met some lifelong friends on this trip and... Read more

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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 John 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

What's included

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Good 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

Not included

  • Flights

Videos

  • Winter & Ski: hit the slopes with Contiki
  • Western Europe Travel Guide
  • Contiki Discoverer Trips
Winter & Ski: hit the slopes with Contiki

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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      This is the first time I have used TourRadar and I found them to be very helpful and professional. They responded to my all my queries promptly (considering the time-difference) and it was a pleasant experience booking my trip. This is a great, hassle-free way to organise a holiday. I would happily recommend TourRadar to anyone thinking of traveling!

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    • Friday
      Dec 28, 2018
      from London
      9 Days
      Saturday
      Jan 5, 2019
      to Barcelona
      8 seats left
      $48
      USD $1,195
      + $170 Food Fund Western Quest

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    • Thursday
      Jan 10, 2019
      from London
      9 Days
      Friday
      Jan 18, 2019
      to Barcelona
      9 seats left
      $41
      USD $1,029
      + $170 Food Fund Western Quest

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    • Thursday
      Feb 7, 2019
      from London
      9 Days
      Friday
      Feb 15, 2019
      to Barcelona
      9 seats left
      $41
      USD $1,029
      + $170 Food Fund Western Quest

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    • Thursday
      Feb 28, 2019
      from London
      9 Days
      Friday
      Mar 8, 2019
      to Barcelona
      8 seats left
      $41
      USD $1,029
      + $170 Food Fund Western Quest

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    • Thursday
      Mar 14, 2019
      from London
      9 Days
      Friday
      Mar 22, 2019
      to Barcelona
      7 seats left
      $41
      USD $1,029
      + $170 Food Fund Western Quest

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    • Thursday
      Mar 28, 2019
      from London
      9 Days
      Friday
      Apr 5, 2019
      to Barcelona
      10+ seats left
      $47
      USD $1,185
      + $130 Food Fund Western Quest

      9 Days version

    • Thursday
      Apr 25, 2019
      from London
      9 Days
      Friday
      May 3, 2019
      to Barcelona
      10+ seats left
      $47
      USD $1,185
      + $130 Food Fund Western Quest

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    • Thursday
      May 2, 2019
      from London
      9 Days
      Friday
      May 10, 2019
      to Barcelona
      0 seats left
      $53
      USD $1,320
      + $130 Food Fund Western Quest
    • Thursday
      May 9, 2019
      from London
      9 Days
      Friday
      May 17, 2019
      to Barcelona
      7 seats left
      $53
      USD $1,320
      + $130 Food Fund Western Quest

      9 Days version

    • Thursday
      May 16, 2019
      from London
      9 Days
      Friday
      May 24, 2019
      to Barcelona
      8 seats left
      $56
      USD $1,405
      + $130 Food Fund Western Quest

      9 Days version

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    About the countries

    Useful things to know before you go

    Currencies

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    England
    Euro
    France and Spain

    Plugs & Adapters

    EnglandFrance and Spain

    Visa

    Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.

    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.
    Deposit
    TourRadar only requires a deposit of $200 to confirm this Contiki booking. The remaining balance is then payable 45 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 27 January 2019 the full payment of $790 is necessary.
    Cancellation policy
    No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 45 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $790 for Western Quest (8 Days), but the deposit of $200 is non-refundable.
    Credit Cards
    The following cards are accepted for Contiki tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

    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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