Insight’s brand-new trips provide exclusive access to locations and experiences only available for smaller groups and transportation
With the demand for small group tours stronger than ever, Insight Vacations, the award-winning leader in premium guided tours, is excited to launch a new collection of regional, small group van tours in the United States where you’ll travel in intimate style in a new fleet of Mercedes-Benz® Sprinter vans.Insight’s small van tours include an intimate group of no more than 17 guests, plus a two-person on the road team of a Travel Director and expert driver. These tours can be booked for private groups or joined publicly on scheduled departure dates.You’ll discover an exclusive travel experience unlike any other, gaining access to even more immersive experiences, as well as special restaurants, highly-rated hotels and locations that aren’t available to larger groups—as well as a heightened degree of personalized service and private atmosphere.
Also included are MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® sustainable experiences, designed to advance the United Nations Global Goals and positively impact our travelers and the communities we visit. “There is a noticeable trend towards smaller groups, more intimate experiences, and a desire for travelers to positively impact the places they visit,” said Guy Young, president of Insight Vacations. “Our small regional group tours are perfectly suited to meet these growing trends, taking our guests further off the beaten track with experiences that are only accessible through smaller transportation and smaller groups.”Insight’s Mercedes-Benz® Sprinter vans were designed for travelers to relax and travel in comfort and style, each featuring spacious seats, overheard luggage, outlets and USB ports, a TV monitor, and a filtered water dispenser to provide guests with a stress-free journey from start to finish.’
One of Insight’s small van tours includes a new 7-day regional itinerary that explores the remote regions of Northern California’s wine country – including world-famous wine regions, Napa Valley and Sonoma Valley. They are both well-known for their vineyards and wine production, and guests will be able to taste some of the finest wines produced there, including Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Zinfandel.The Best of Northern California –Beginning and ending in San Francisco, this trip will introduce travelers to its many delights, including the iconic Golden Gate Bridge. Gaze at the towering Redwoods of the Muir Woods National Monument, with some 1,000 years old and over 250 feet tall.
A MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® experience, you’ll learn about bees and mead at the Heidrun Meadery in Point Reyes. On the stunning Mendocino Coast, visit the Mendocino Headlands State Park with a guide, and participate in a MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® experience to learn about preserving coastal ecosystems at the Botanical Gardens and admire the colors of Glass Beach-one of the Mendocino Coast’s most unique and photogenic destinations. They’ll unleash their senses in a wine tasting in Sonoma Valley and Napa Valley with some of the region’s finest producers. In Napa Valley, guests will admire the sweeping vineyard views and sample the finest Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Zinfandel at two renowned wineries before arriving in Calistoga- famed for its vineyards and hot mineral springs. With sustainable travel at the heart of this journey, guests will dine on seasonal, locally sourced food and taste artisan cheeses at Pennyroyal Farm and sample hand-crafted ales at Anderson Valley Brewing Company. Visit http://www.insightvacations.com to book or for more details.