40 Years Strong
Founded in 1981, Gate 1 began by offering tours to Israel, Egypt, Jordan, Greece & Turkey. Fast forward 40 years and we now offer thousands of tours spread across all 7 continents. Headquartered in Ft Washington, PA we have grown to over 600 employees worldwide with international service offices and round the clock support for our travelers. As we continue to grow we remain true to our mission, offering our travelers the opportunity to see More of the World for Less!
Escorted coach tours, river cruises and independent vacations bring destinations around the globe at surprisingly affordable prices. Gate 1 escorted coach tours feature centrally located hotels, opportunity to explore on your own, in-depth guided tours and groups of no more than forty-two travelers. Exclusive small groups, Discovery Tours brings a more intimate and hands-on experience, utilizing the finest boutique hotels in each destination. Gate 1 River Cruises are exclusive charters allowing us to provide the same high level of service, quality and value. All tours & river cruises include the services of professional Tour Managers throughout your trip.
Expert Tour Guides
Founded by a former tour guide, Gate 1 places high priority on the selection of our Tour Managers. Each Manager is a hand-picked destination expert who provides the highest level of service throughout every tour & river cruise. Tour Managers serve as more than conduits of knowledge and information; they provide essential and practical daily guidance. Returning customers consistently praise Gate 1 Tour Managers as a significant and integral aspect to their total satisfaction.
Discovery Tours - Small Group Travel
Discovery Small Group Tours are Gate 1’s fastest growing product line. With no more than twenty-two travelers on each tour, smaller group trips afford opportunities to reach the heart of a destination and plenty of time to savor local experiences. Boutique properties and smaller group sizes further life-long memories and allow the opportunity to explore unique destinations from Patagonia & Uzbekistan to Italy & Japan, and more.
Wellbeing is our Priority
Our first priority has, and will always be the health and safety of our guests, team members and the communities we visit. Our worldwide network of Tour Managers & destination offices ensure any situation can and will be quickly and safely resolved. Tour Managers are always available, and during free time will provide a centralized meeting location with information on how to contact them or local authorities in the unlikely event of an emergency. We ensure adherence to all local and international safety & health protocols. By working together, we can create a safer and enjoyable experience for everyone.
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