Intrepid Sightseeing

  • Give yourself a real dose of daily local life on this Essaouira tour that takes you through souks, to the fishing port, and up onto the ramparts of this mesmerising Moroccan city. With pastries at the start and grilled fish towards the end, you’ll be in for a food-culture-food sandwich that you’ll remember for a long, long time.
    Marrakech
    2.5 to 3 hours; 8 hours including the two bus journeys
  • Wine makes an excellent pairing for history, don’t you think? Discover Budapest old and new through its stylish wine bars, funky pubs, and underground hangouts. Enjoy the vibrant atmosphere of happy hour in the most eclectic part of Budapest, accompanied of course by the best Hungarian wines and local finger foods. 
    Budapest
    2,5 hours
  • Join us for a special Christmas experience in Budapest! Learn about Hungary’s holiday traditions and join the local crowds out shopping in Budapest’s traditional Christmas markets. Along the way, you’ll sip hot mulled wine and sample Christmas cake as you wander the wonderfully lit streets. 
    Budapest
    2,5 hours
  • Head deep beneath the Earth on this cenote adventure that takes you to the Yucatán’s mysterious underground world. Escape the heat of the Yucatán Peninsula by swimming and snorkelling in just a few of the 6,000 cenote formations in the region, and learn about the legends that haunt these watering holes. Get a taste for local culture with a visit to a traditional Mayan medicinal shop, and explore a village where ancient practices have been passed down over generations.
    Merida
    7 hours
  • Hungry for Peru? Get a taste for local life and local cuisine with this Lima food tour that takes you out of the touristy restaurants and into a local home. Learn to make ceviche and the perfect pisco sour, and get your shopping fix in a local market filled with foodie goodies. Then settle in for a fun family meal with new friends.   Proceeds from all Lima tours departing on February 28, 2015 will be donated to the #hopeforSkye campaign to help children with Sanfilippo Syndrome. For more information, visit urbanadventures.com/blog/blueskyforskye.
    Lima
    4 hours
  • Bust out your inner chef for this Cusco cooking class, where you’ll get to make classic local dishes and learn about the true Peruvian way of life. You’ll shop with locals at the market, pick herbs in a nearby garden, then try your hand at making ceviche, quinoa, and, for those brave enough, maybe even guinea pig. Oh, and did we mention there’s a pisco sour mixology lesson in there, too?
    Cusco
    4.5 hours
  • Love the look of our Los Angeles tours, but feel like customising them to make exactly the tour you're looking for? Well, you're in the right place.    Put our team of local experts to work to build the perfect itinerary just for you. You can include some of the components of our regular tours, or none at all. This is your tour - so make it your own! If you're not sure, we've got plenty of ideas for what you might want to include. If you let our team of expert locals know your interests, they will come up with all kinds of things! 
    Los Angeles
    TBD
  • Escape the cliché! See the best of LA in just a day while getting off the beaten path and discovering the city’s lesser known sites. This LA overview gives you both landmark icons and secret gems, taking you from Hollywood to Santa Monica, with the Farmers Market and Beverly Hills in between. Explore on foot and by public transit as you ride alongside locals and get a feel for what it really means to live in Los Angeles. Sure, you’ll see the Hollywood sign, Rodeo Drive, and Venice Beach (can you really come to LA and not see them?!), but you’ll also visit a hidden garden oasis on Hollywood Boulevard, learn about film and television history at a local media museum, and ride bikes along the Pacific Ocean’s famous beach path.
    Los Angeles
    8-9 hours
  • Art + drinks = a great time, right? That’s what we thought, and that’s why you’ll love heading out on a Miami tour of the city’s iconic Wynwood neighbourhood. You’ll go off the tourist trail to see some of the more hidden murals by world-renowned contemporary artists such as Retna, Chor Boogie, and Trek 6. Along the way, you’ll stop at local venues where expert mixologists are shaking up specialty cocktails just for you.
    Miami
    3 hours
  • Either I conquer Istanbul or Istanbul conquers me. – Fatih Sultan Mehmet. Journey in the footsteps of the city’s most famous ruler and conquer Istanbul in just a day. This is the ultimate all-in-one introduction to the sites everyone must see in Istanbul, with a locals-know twist. Visit Turkey’s iconic historic spots such as the jaw-dropping Hagia Sofia, the beautiful Blue Mosque, and the pretty, tree-lined ancient Hippodrome, and learn how Istanbul has stood strong through the centuries. Eat a tasty Turkish lunch with locals at a hidden café, then listen to stories of how generations of sultans lived at the grand Topkapi Palace, overlooking the gorgeous Bosphorus Strait. Finish it all off with a backstreet tour and some good-natured haggling with local artisans in the Grand Bazaar.
    Istanbul
    9 hours

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