Tucan Travel

Kirk“I really enjoyed this tour, it hit all the highlights and more. It has an aggressive schedule and you are always on the go, but it’s worth it if you have limited time and want to visit as much as possible in the allotted time. Be prepared for long transf...“

Tucan Travel

Tucan Travel

4.2/5 - Excellent
Headquarters in London, England
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TOURS
104
AGE RANGE
18-65
RESPONSE RATE
100%
RESPONSE TIME
1h
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Awards & Recognitions

Tour of the Year  South American

Tucan Travel Guides

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  • Authentic travel experiences
  • 60% of travellers are solo passengers
  • Established for 32 years
  • Travel with fun like minded people

Tucan Travel is an adventure travel company which offers group travel and tailor-made tours across the world. Founded in 1987, Tucan Travel was one of the first South American tour operators, with the company name taken from the well known South American bird, the to...

Tucan Travel is an adventure travel company which offers group travel and tailor-made tours across the world. Founded in 1987, Tucan Travel was one of the first South American tour operators, with the company name taken from the well known South American bird, the toucan. We now operate tours all over the world. Choose one of our small group tours or create your own Tailor-made trip. We have something for everyone, whether you are a solo traveller, travelling with friends or even a family looking for an adventurous getaway. We have wildlife trips, active adventures or escorted tours combining several different countries. Meet local communities, discover new cultures and enjoy an authentic experience travelling around the world.

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909 Tucan Travel Reviews

Excellent
54%
Good
33%
Average
10%
Rather Poor
2%
Bad
2%
Accommodation
4 / 5
Transportation
4 / 5
Meals
4 / 5
Value for money
4.5 / 5
Guide
4.5 / 5
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  • KA
    Nature Trails
    1.0 - Bad
    Written on March 25, 2020
    Tour cancelled on Day 2, day after Costa Rica prez declared emergency and tour guide paid $130 cash, which wasn't refunded. Yes, guide brought us back to overn…
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    Tucan Travel commented on this review
    Hi Kristine, our team are working hard to deliver credit to those people affected by their tours being cancelled due to COVID-19. Please bear with us in this busy time and we will endeavour to contact you shortly.
  • DM
    Patagonia Highlights
    5.0 - Excellent
    Written on March 23, 2020
    Our tour Guides Alf and Steve were absolutely wonderful. They were not only professional but also very caring and helpful as we scrambled to get home as a resul…
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    Tucan Travel commented on this review
    Thank you for joining us in Patagonia! We are so pleased you got home safely, and hope to see you in the future for another adventure!
  • MD
    Highlights of Mexico
    4.0 - Good
    Written on March 20, 2020
    There are 3 things that older folks or people with back issues should know about this trip: (1) the beds at the hotels are all very hard; (2) you should absolut…
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  •  reviewer 4
    Rajasthan Explorer
    4.0 - Good
    Written on March 6, 2020
    I really enjoyed this tour, it hit all the highlights and more. It has an aggressive schedule and you are always on the go, but it’s worth it if you have limite…
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  • ML
    Laos Highlights
    5.0 - Excellent
    Written on March 5, 2020
    Very nice trip. Great itinerary and a very good guide. The accommodation was fine and the food was terrific. It was over too soon. Just wanted to stay longer.
  • BB
    Peru, Bolivia & Chile
    5.0 - Excellent
    Written on February 29, 2020
    Good value for money, well organised trip and our guide Wilson is awesome.
    Tucan Travel commented on this review
    Thanks for travelling with us and we love your photos! We hope to see you again on another adventure!
  • DK
    Buenos Aires to Rio Carnival
    5.0 - Excellent
    Written on February 27, 2020
    Fantastic experience with a great group of people. Tour was well organised and included enough free time for a great Carnaval. Mafer our guide was caring, hones…
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    Tucan Travel commented on this review
    Thanks for joining us Desmond and we are so pleased you had a wonderful time! We hope to see you again
  • CJ
    Best of Jordan & Israel
    4.0 - Good
    Written on February 27, 2020
    The itinerary is good in that you see more places than the typical tours. The guides, drivers, and vehicles were all of good quality, The break at the Dead Sea…
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  •  reviewer 9
    Colombia Express
    5.0 - Excellent
    Written on February 25, 2020
    Small group, good tour director. Other tour members quite congenial. Small group tours are the way to go. You can do more stuff easier.
    Tucan Travel commented on this review
    Thanks for the review Kenneth! We hope to see you again on another group tour!
  •  reviewer 10
    Chile, Argentina & Brazil
    5.0 - Excellent
    Written on February 22, 2020
    Our tour guide Alf. B. and Flavio are both very accomodating to our needs. The iteneraries are well planned. The overland truck is clean and in good condition…
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    Tucan Travel commented on this review
    Hi Cynthia, thanks for taking the time to leave feedback. I'm glad you enjoyed your time in South America and I will be sure to pass your kind comments onto the tour leaders and driver. All the best, Emma

About Tucan Travel

Tucan Travel is an adventure travel company which offers group travel and tailor-made tours across the world. Founded in 1987, Tucan Travel was one of the first South American tour operators, with the company name taken from the well known South American bird, the toucan. We now operate tours all over the world. Choose one of our small group tours or create your own Tailor-made trip. We have something for everyone, whether you are a solo traveller, travelling with friends or even a family looking for an adventurous getaway. We have wildlife trips, active adventures or escorted tours combining several different countries. Meet local communities, discover new cultures and enjoy an authentic experience travelling around the world.

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Tucan Travel Benefits

Amazing Adventures at Amazing Prices

Tucan Travel's philosophy is to deliver amazing adventures at the best possible price. How do they do this? Tucan Travel do not produce expensive brochures - all of Tucan Travel's product is up-to-date online. Most of their tours include a Local Payment which is paid to the Tour Leader. This keeps the tour price low and saves on administrative costs. They use local centrally located hotels and experienced local suppliers. Tucan Travel have regular travel deals to give you the best value. Their tours feature well trained tour leaders who make your tour exciting and fun!

Trips for everyone

Tucan Travel has a huge range of group tours meaning you can see the world with other like-minded people. Over 60% of bookings are solo passengers, and they do not offer a compulsory single supplement on the majority of these group tours. Many trips include excursions to the region's highlights, however there is also free time built in for people who want their own flexibility when exploring destinations. For people who want to design their own adventure, Tucan Travel have a dedicated Tailor-made department.

Decades of Experience

Tucan Travel have been taking travellers from all over the globe since 1987. By offering different styles of travel, as well as a great balance between quality and value, Tucan Travel are famous for the trips they take their travellers on.

Modular Itineraries

Most of Tucan Travel's tours are short sections of longer trips and can be combined to form an extended adventure.

Over 2000 Guaranteed Departures

Tucan Travel offers guaranteed departures, meaning that the trip will definitely go ahead on the date that it is scheduled to. These guaranteed departures will never be cancelled for lack of participation, and all guaranteed departures will run unless there is a natural disaster, operational issue or other similar event that is beyond Tucan Travel's power. Tucan Travel has listened to their customers, and that is why they have made the guaranteed departures so important. They understand that the guaranteed departures mean that there is more confidence when booking a tour, and so they offer over 2000 guaranteed departures across a variety of tours.

Tucan Travel Ships

  • MV Ushuaia
    MV Ushuaia
    The MV Ushuaia is a very well appointed and ice-strengthened polar vessel which provides a great value, comfortable and engaging way to e… Read more
    Built
    1970 (renovated in 2013)
    Guests
    84
    Crew
    38
    Length
    84 m/276 ft
    Width
    15.54 m/51 ft
    Staterooms
    46
    Gross Tonnage
    2923 gt
    Beam
    15 m/49 ft
    Cruising Speed
    12 knots
    Draft
    5.48 m/18.08 ft
  • MY Coral I
    MY Coral I
    The Coral I and Coral II are sister yachts cruising the same itineraries side-by-side in the Galapagos Islands. Coral I is a 36-passenger… Read more
    Built
    2004 (refurbished in 2016)
    Guests
    36
    Crew
    11 Crew members + 1 Cruise Director + 3 multilingu
    Length
    40m/131ft
    Width
    8.5m/28ft
    Electricity
    110V
    Cruising Speed
    12 knots
    Engines
    Two John Deere 6125SFM75 engines, each one of 610H
  • MY Coral II
    MY Coral II
    The Coral I and Coral II are sister yachts cruising the same itineraries side-by-side in the Galapagos Islands. Coral I is a 36-passenger… Read more
    Built
    2006 (refurbished in 2017)
    Guests
    20
    Crew
    9 Crew members + 1 Cruise Director + 2 multilingua
    Length
    34.4m/113ft
    Width
    6.3m/20.8ft
    Electricity
    110V
    Cruising Speed
    12 knots
    Engines
    Two John Deere 6125SFM75 engines, each one of 610H

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