Our Popular Experiences

At Not In The Guidebooks, we promote thousands of responsible, authentic travel experiences across the globe with hundreds of individual local hosts. Whilst this means our customers have a world of choice at their fingertips, it can also be challenging to know where to start on your adventure with us.

That’s why we’ve curated this collection of travel packages and experiences that have, so far, stood out from the crowd. From wildlife adventures in Costa Rica to cooking holidays in Italy, surf experiences in Portugal to family holidays in Lapland, these are the trips where our guests have returned most blown away by their time with us.

For those just browsing our site and looking for inspiration, this is the perfect place to start…

Our Most Popular Experience

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We source the best authentic, local experiences

  • Explore the country and places that most tourists don’t see
  • Find hidden gems & activities that really interest you

We are a global cooperative of the best local operators

  • Our local partners have a share in the success of our business
  • All our experiences support local communities, wildlife and environment

Private modular experiences to build your own itinerary

  • Create your own itinerary with as much or as little activity and relaxation as you want
  • There are some options for you to join a group for part of your trip

Book with complete confidence from start to finish

  • Fully ABTA bonded
  • Secure payment system & 24/7 emergency support

Bucket List Experiences

Discover the travel experiences you've always wanted to do - and more that you'll soon be adding to your bucket list...

Bucket List Experiences

Foodie Holidays

For us, cuisine is an absolutely essential part of culture. Discover foodie holidays with NITGB and deep-dive into authentic cuisine.

Foodie Holidays

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