Enchantment of Eastern Europe

June 14 - 23, 2020, Journey through five countries, along the Danube, towards the furthest reaches of Eastern Europe ... more

Luther, Bach and the Passion Play

Sept 2 – 15, 2020 Come along on a fascinating tour through Germany with Rev Michael Brooks and Dr. Stillman Matheson more

from $7,529.00 CAD

Travel beyond the Destination

In our ever-changing and busy world, more and more of us are seeking different ways to enhance our quality of life.&n... more

Upcoming Tours

The Beautiful Balkan Peninsula by Land & SeaExperience the old world charm of the Dalmatian Coast, known as the l... more

Magnificent Spain & Portugal

Sept 17 –Oct 4, 2020, Explore the rich history, architecture, art and stunning scenery across Spain and Portugal with... more

from $7,889.00 CAD

How to Sleep on a Long-Haul Flight (or at least rest)

We all love to visit new destinations, but long days of travel can be tough and can affect the first day or two of ou... more

The Italian Experience

When one thinks of Italy, what comes to mind might be the history and magnitude of the Colosseum and the Ruins of Her... more

Spotlight on Tour Host William Wheeler

Bill currently lives in the Hamilton region of Ontario, serving a two-point pastoral charge with the United Church of... more

The Best Reasons to Visit Italy!

Rome: With so many art treasures, monuments and archaeological sites, Rome is one of the most important tourist ... more

Canadian War Memorial Tour

Celebrate peace and the 75th Anniversary of D-Day on our Canadian War Memorial Tour more

The Beautiful Balkan Peninsula by Land & Sea

May 7 - 27, 2020, travel with Rev. Dr Bob Jackson and his wife, Fay to experience the old world charm of the Dalmatia... more

from $9,399.00 CAD

The Best Newsletter

Treasures of Italy October 15 - 30, 2018. Join us, Doug and Laurie Maas on an unforgettable journey through Italy, a... more

Upcoming Tours

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Top 5 Reasons to Travel with a Group

No stress, hassle-free travel: Have you ever seen lost tourists in the centre of a city with a map in one hand, ... more

The Italian Experience

Experience the sites, tastes and history of Italy at a leisurely pace more

The Italian Experience

October 14 - 28, 2019, Join Bill Wheeler on an unforgettable experience of Italy – a country known for its history, ... more

from $7,729.00 CAD

Canadian War Memorial Tour

October 16-30, 2019, Our journey with hosts Doug and Laurie Maas, begins in France, continues into Belgium, before en... more

from $7,929.00 CAD

On Luther’s Trail with Oberammergau

Nearly 400 years ago, the history of the Passion Play began. In 1633 the Oberammergau villagers promised to perform t... more

On Luther’s Trail With Oberammergau Passion Play 2020

July 31 - August 13, 2020, Travel with Rev. Kim Vidal for a fascinating glimpse into the life of Martin Luther in Ger... more

from $7,649.00 CAD

Danube Delights and Oberammergau Passion Play

Please call us – we are hoping to open up space on this tour... June 13- 24, 2020, Travel from the vibrant city of Bu... more

from $6,957.00 CAD

Dear Valued Tour Hosts and Passengers,

As the year comes to a close we hope that your holiday season has been filled with wonderful memories and experiences... more

Bible Lands Experience

November 3 – 18, 2020 Pastor Dennis and Beth Hendricksen invite you to discover one of the most interesting regions i... more

from $7,899.00 CAD

Viking Homelands Ocean Cruise

June 19 - July 4, 2019 | 16 Days more

Israel: Once in a World

March 18 - April 2, 2019 | 16 Days more

VIENNA - GOTHIC ARCHITECTURE, HISTORIC CAFES AND ARTISTIC TREASURES

From Vienna to Moscow April 25 - May 15, 2019, | 21 Days more

MOUNT TABOR - RICH RELIGIOUS SIGNIFICANCE AND SHEER BEAUTY

Israel: Once in a World March 18 - April 2, 2019 | 16 Days more

THE SEA OF GALILEE - ANCIENT WATERS

Walk Through Time March 5 - March 21, 2019 | 17 Days more

ARENAL VOLCANO - THE QUINTESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE

Costa Rica...Beyond Senses January 29 - February 12, 2019 | 15 Days more

Gibraltar Beyond The Rock And Monkeys

May 17 - June 1, 2019, | 16 DaysGibraltar is a very small country, a little over two square miles, located at the sou... more

Reykjavík- A Colourful Collection of Buildings, Imaginative Design And Cafe Culture

May 15 - May 23, 2019, | 9 DaysWhen you set foot in the city center, you will quickly notice how incredibly friendly ... more

GDAŃSK - A UNIQUE SEASIDE CITY WITH RICH HISTORY

Viking Homelands Ocean Cruise June 19 - July 4, 2019, | 16 Days more

EXPLORE JÖKULSÁRLÓN GLACIAL LAGOON - ICELAND’S CROWN JEWEL

Iceland - Land of Fire and Ice May 15 - May 23, 2019 | 9 Days more

Iceland - Land of Fire and Ice

May 15-23, 2019 Explore the Land of Fire and Ice with Rev. Bill Wheeler. more

from $7,119.00 CAD

Crete - Land of History and Charm

Mediterranean Medley, May 17 - June 1, 2019 | 16 Days more

From Vienna to Moscow

April 25 - May 15, 2019. Join St. David's Calgary Spiritual Travellers; Wayne and Marlene Holst as we travel through ... more

from $8,599.00 CAD

A Journey of Faith

March 16 - March 26, 2019 Rostad Tours invites you to walk in the footsteps of history as you travel through the Holy... more

from $5,699.00 CAD

Dartmoor: Lonely Stone Circles, Big Rocks, and Wild Ponies

Great Britain Autumn Adventure, September 15 - September 27, 2019 | 13 Days more

Israel: Once in a World

March 18 - Apil 2, 2019 Join Rev. James and Lilias Statham, again or for the first time, for a fun-filled two week ad... more

Palace of Holyroodhouse - The Home of Scottish Royal History

Great Britain Autumn Adventure September 16 - September 28, 2018 | 13 Days more

Corfu - A Stunning Natural Beauty

Mediterranean Medley May 16 - June 1, 2019 | 16 Days more

Costa Rica: Adventure in Nature

March 22 - April 3, 2019 Immerse yourself in Pura Vida! Costa Rica is one of the most bio-diverse regions in the world. more

Egypt Extension Tour — 8 Day Post Extension Tour

Discover the ancient Egyptian civilization that pre-dates Christianity by tens of thousands of years. Wonder at the m... more

Costa Rica...Beyond Senses

January 29 - February 12, 2019 Come with us to Costa Rica, one of the most biodiverse regions in the world. more

from $6,899.00 CAD

Perito Moreno Glacier - Simply Breathtaking

Argentina’s Los Glaciares National Park has almost fifty glaciers within its boundaries but there is one that really ... more

Siena - A City Suspended in Time

Siena is a gloriously beautiful medieval town built upon three hills in the heart of scenic Tuscany! more

Walk Through Time

March 5 - 21, 2019 You are invited to join Mark and Christy Arnold as we walk through the Old Testament in the first ... more

from $7,295.00 CAD

How will you finish off 2018?

Experiencing the picturesque regions of Italy?An unforgettable trip to Scotland, Wales and England?Or exploring the ... more

Easter Island Pre-Stay Extension (Optional)

No visit to Chile would be complete without experiencing the mysteries of the Moai. more

from $4,199.00 CAD

Israel: Once in a World

March 18 - April 2, 2019 Join Rev. James and Lilias Statham, again or for the first time, for a fun-filled two week a... more

from $6,359.00 CAD

Patagonia Explorer

January 8 - 22, 2019 Explore with Rev Dr Bob & Fay Jackson, the wild wilderness of South America in Patagonia, a regi... more

from $11,199.00 CAD

Lands of the Bible Experience

February 28- March 15, 2019 Rostad Tours along with Rev Dennis & Corrine Aicken, invites you to discover one of the m... more

from $7,199.00 CAD

Great Tours Still Available for 2018!!

There's still time and great travel opportunities to be had with Rostad. more

Hot off the PRESS!

Rostad Tours has added three NEW TOURS for you to choose from! more

Where In The World Would You Like To Go?

Cruising up the Romantic Rhine? Experiencing local Italian culture as you trek in picturesque Cinque Terre?Or mayb... more

Upcoming Tours

Have you seen the tours we have planned? If you haven't, you certainly should take a look at them! more

Tour Hosts

Become a Rostad Tours Group Leader! We send escorts, called "Tour Hosts" along with our groups to look after importa... more

Useful Links

Miscellaneous Weather Adobe Acrobat Reader Travelling Abroad (Government of Canada) Language Translation ... more

What do you mean by Tour Hosts and "escorted" tour?

Our Tour Hosts travel with you to make sure that your tour experience meets and, hopefully, exceeds your expectations... more

Will there be a guide?

There are always professional local guides to look after the sightseeing aspects of the tour. Together with the Tour ... more

Do I have to depart from the same city as the Tour Host?

Not at all. We can arrange for you to fly from almost any major airport although the price varies from city to city. ... more

When and where do I meet the Tour Host?

The Tour Host will usually have one or more meetings before the trip so people have a chance to meet fellow traveller... more

How large are your groups?

Our average group size is just under twenty-five passengers. Almost all of our clients have indicated that they prefe... more

How old (young) are the passengers on your tours?

While we have had the pleasure of serving people whose ages ranged from seven to ninety two, the majority of our pass... more

What do you mean by all-inclusive?

In most cases our tours include return airfare (add-ons available from all departure cities), accommodation in comfor... more

What is not included?

Insurance, meals not shown on the brochure, Airport Improvement Fees in Canada, airline fuel surcharges, beverages an... more

How much spending money will I have to take?

This will depend on a variety of details such as length of tour, countries you are visiting, number of meals not incl... more

What if I need to cancel?

Your deposit is completely refundable until the final payment date on almost all tours and cruises. If you decide to ... more

Should I have insurance?

We recommend that you make sure you have adequate insurance coverage in case of cancellation, unexpected medical expe... more

What if I do not have a travelling companion?

No problem. If you would like to have a room to yourself you can pay the single supplement. If you would like us to f... more

Can I extend my tour?

Yes, we can make special arrangements before or after the tour provided we receive the details in writing at least ni... more

When will I receive my travel documents?

Your tour information packet will be forwarded approximately one month before departure. This will include a hotel li... more

How much luggage am I allowed?

You are allowed one suitcase and the total dimensions (length + width + height) should not exceed 60" and the weight ... more

Do all the tours have a religious overtone?

Not really. Obviously, a tour to the Holy Land gives passengers the opportunity to better understand their Christian ... more

Monastery of the Hieronymites and Tower of Belem

Standing at the entrance to Lisbon harbour, the Monastery of the Hieronymites – construction of which began in 1502 –... more

Thank you for a wonderful tour experience

This has been my fourth trip with Rostad Tours - you are the best! more

An emotional and educational experience.

Our appreciation for the huge challenges in these countries was enhanced by our excellent guides. My viewing of TV ne... more

I really enjoyed everything

A lifetime great experience! more

Thoroughly enjoyed the Italy golf tour

Great courses - lots of good food and wine. more

I thoroughly enjoyed my trip and learned a great deal as well

An incredible journey into the past as well as learning about the present situation. more

I absolutely loved every day!

Saw so many new (old!) things! more

Positive experience

I liked the no hassle of the tour as the leaders did a good job. more

Overall a most enjoyable holiday

Well organized, excellent use of our time to see and learn the maximum about Italy - Well done! more

It was a wonderful trip to Italy

I will never forget it - thank you. more

Wonderful trip

Great itinerary, well organized, great hosts and guides and wonderful travelling companions. more

My very first tour and wasn't sure what to expect but loved every minute.

The Passion Play was a highlight, but there were many more. more

It was a wonderul, marvelous tour.

Very well done and organized. more

Great Trip!

Would like to travel with Rostad again! I will highly recommend you to others! Thanks for all the planning you did so... more

Saw Tuscany with "Craig"

Rostad is a superior company for guides, hosts, and hotels as wells as administration. more

I feel encouraged in my faith now

I had no idea I was going to learn so much - it will take a year to absorb it all! more

I never imagined myself as the tour group type - but we had a good sized group and a fun group

I believe I got good value for money and would travel with Rostad again. more

Greeat tour! Great guides! Great Hosts!

I learned so much and had so much fun. Loved all the new experiences and learning. Very special to be where Jesus lived. more

Thank you for a wonderful tour experience.

This has been my fourth trip with Rostad Tours - you are the best! more

Excellent trip - would definitely use Rostad again.

Felt very safe and well cared for. Thank you! more

Words are impossible to describe how wonderful I feel about this tour.

Everyone was so great and our guide was the best more

Thank you Rostad Tours

I came expecting the trip to speak to my heart, increase my knowledge and provide a meaningful experience, and it has... more

To travel where my Saviour walked is unbelievable!

An amazing trip - lets do it again! more

Definitely met and surpassed all our expectations

We felt truly blessed to be part of this group - a lifetime memory. more

Thank you again for the "extras" on this trip

The meals, hotel upgrade and also the entrance and travel to Nazareth Village. more

This was an excellent educational and spiritual tour.

I would certainly tour with your company again in the future. more

Outstanding tour!

It openned our eyes and put a perspective to the Bible. more

Would strongly advise our friends to take this tour.

This was the best we've ever been on more

Enjoyed the trip very much.

It was busy, but wouldn't have wanted to miss any of it. more

Wonderful guides & drivers.

Well planned itinerary. more

Great experience, learned a lot.

I'm glad this trip included Jordan. more

Thank you!

The guides made the tour excellent! more

An excellent trip!

The key to success was having a wise guide… Ramin was excellent. more

Fantastic trip of a lifetime.

Well worth the money. more

Life changing!

Far beyond what I could have anticipated more

Wonderful experience!

Enjoyed all the sites. more

This was a most enjoyable tour

Everything meshed beautifully - unforgettable trip more

Definitely the best tour I ever had

Wish I had traveled with Rostad when I toured Britain 10 years ago. more

This trip was a lifetime dream

I write this I still "pinch" myself - wonderful to walk in the soil that our ancestors did - thank you. more

This was my fourth Rostad trip and I have not been disappointed.

As always, pleased that "tipping" is taken care of by the tour hosts and appreciated all the material provided before... more

Enjoyed every part of this trip, especially Ireland as I had not seen that area before.

Thank you for all the planning, good driver and tour guide. more

We were blessed with marvellous weather, and a good, happy group of travellers.

You gave us an excellent mixture of attractions and scenerey and we are enjoying the photo and postcard memories! more

Amazing trip - so many variations in locale & scenery

Wonderful to not have to worry about bags, tips etc! more

The scenery, the people, the history - excellent tour

We want to come back to search for my ancestors - thank you. more

This was my first rour amd my first trip overseas.

It has certainly left me wanting to do more. An extremely pleasant experience. more

Had a great trip - each day unfolded new experiences.

The scenery is beautiful, the people friendly and the entire experience wonderful! more

This was my first tour.

I expected high standards and Rostad delivered. more

I had a wonderful time.

It's up there as one of the best trips ever. Thanks! more

Thoroughly enjoyed this tour.

This was my 7th tour with Rostad and all have surpassed my expectations. more

Wonderful, informative, good pace of travel.

Service provided by each drivers, guide and hotels was excellent. A very comfortable way to travel - Rostad more

This trip was all I had hoped for

I will certainly book with you again. more

Very well organized company that takes the worry out of travel

Such an enjoyable trip filled with lots of variety. Thank you for making this trip so memorable. more

The customer service we experienced on this trip was outstanding.

India is an experience that should be mandatory for everyone. more

Outstanding tour, lots of variety of sights and experiences.

All hotels excellent, lots of fun, well planned and organized more

It was exciting to visit Eastern European countries in a safe way

A relaxing journey and also congenial passengers and crew. more

Beautiful scenery and relaxing.

Loved the small towns where we could walk around more

Unforgettable Memory

I have a memory I won't forget - not only the sights but also the tour hosts & other guests on the tour. more

So many highlights of trip

My highlights were the elephant ride, the raft & boat rides, the Rose Gardens & the cultural show. more

This trip was all I had hoped for and more.

I will certainly book with you again. more

Just wanted to drop you a quick note to tell you that our recent trip to Turkey and Greece was great.

It had to be one of the best tours I have ever been on. You were right about Turkey - what a fascinating place. I can... more

The tour has been a marvelous experience.

Thank you for the opportunity of meeting new people and exposure to "another world" more

Great trip, great leaders

Learned so much about history and geography more

Will recommend for sure

Personal brochure is very well done and informative. more

The trip of a lifetime.

Would advise anyone to take a Rostad Tour. more

You can't go wrong with Rostad Tours

this was my first long tour and it far surpassed my expectations - I will travel with Rostad Tours again. more

The whole experience was awesome.

It was great to not have to worry about tipping etc. more

My very first tour and wasn't sure what to expect but loved every minute

The Passion Play was a highlight, but there were many more. more

This was my first European trip and my first bus tour.

Very well organized. Keep up the good work! more

I have taken 5 trips with Rostad and all were excellent.

A good company to travel with - no headaches! more

Once again we have enjoyed a Rostad Tour.

The extra details and careful planning made it a great experience. more

The trip was well organized and well worth the money.

I will certainly recommend my friends, etc. to travel with Rostad. more

Having never taken a guided tour holiday, we were aprehensive.

This trip exceeded our greatest dreams and we would not hesitate to go on another. more

I had heard wonderful comments about Rostad Tours before taking this trip.

Now I know what they meant and we will recommend you to our friends. more

All the extras were very much appreciated

Everyday was a new experience and adventure. A most memorable tour. more

Thank you for this trip of a lifetime.

I have become a huge fan of Rostad Tours because of this experience. more

I was extremely pleased and won't hesitate to recommend Rostad Tours to others.

I hope to travel with you again and thank you for offering a top notch service. more

Beautiful scenery and relaxing

Loved the small towns where we could walk around more

A great River Cruising experience!

We thoroughly enjoyed the cruise, the scenery was awesome more

Very enjoyable, organized, worry-free.

Rostad's all inclusive tour package (tips, etc) is very appealing and appreciated. There is comfort and security when... more

This was a marvellous trip

I look forward to doing somethg else with Rostad! more

Wonderful experience for the first cruise.

I felt the staff at Rostad and the staff on the Viking did everything possible to make out time enjoyable. more

This was a truly a remarkable vacation for me…

Perhaps something I'll never be able to do again. more

This was my first cruise ever

I'm so glad I took this tour. Service was impeccable. Loved it! more

Loved the experience.

Our hosts Wyatt made it super. more

Greeat tour!

It was fast paced and some days were long but our travel companions were congenial and everyone tried hard to keep to... more

My first tour - absolutely wonderful experience.

Thank you for arranging our side trip to Normandy - superior. more

High expectations met.

Tours well planned and cover a variety of interests. more

This has been an awesome tour

I love the way that everything is included in the price and there are no hidden extras. Keep up the good work. more

We enjoyed every minute of our trip.

Our host looked after us very well, as did all the staff on the ship. Thank you more

I knew it would be a fabulous trip - and it was.

It's terrific combining golf and culture more

A wonderful vacation.

We will be sure to recommend to our friends. more

Everything was a wonderful experience.

Everyone was very friendly. A great vacation - first river cruise. more

We enjoyed our trip very much

Lots of good activities and well planned. more

More than ever have imagined

I know we would not have seen so many things had we done this on our own. more

Overall trip was excellent

far surpassing trips through other companies more

Didn't expect lodging and meals to be as good as they were.

The Irish evening was excellent and the complimentary wine was appreciated. more

It was a wonderful trip - wish I'd had longer to take it all in.

Thanks to Rostad for the extra treat of lunch in the elegant Pump Room in Bath. more

The format of 3 nights in one place is great.

Our third trip with Rostad Tours and hopefully not our last! more

It was a well planned tour.

A good mix of different sites and three days in each place was perfect! more

Excellent organization and guides and great itinerary.

A relaxed, happy winter break - thanks! more

This was my third Rostad tour

They just keep getting better and better! more

I loved it all, although it was a busy tour.

I always come away from Rostad Tours with abeautiful memories! more

I feel so encouraged in my faith now

I had no idea I was going to learn so much - it will take a year to absorb it all! more

This has been a life-changing trip.

God's word is going to take on newer and much deeper meaning - so glad I went. more

All inclusive as stated in the brochure - no extras to pay.

More was added - an extra day and extra sites to see. Will certainly recommend Rostad and will book again. more

A wonderful group of Christian friends.

Many faith enhancing experiences that will long be remembered. more

By far the best tour I've taken in all my travel days.

The bond of Christian unity adds so much to travel. God bless your company. more

It was a pleasure to be on this trip.

More spectacular than I had imagined. I especially enjoyed Jordan. It was a full schedule, but I thoroughly enjoyed i... more

Appreciate all you have done to make my life long dream come true.

God bless all of you greatly, and maybe I can join you again in the future. more

Greeat tour!

Great guides! Great Hosts! I learned so much and had so much fun. Loved all the new experiences and learning. Very sp... more

A wonderful experience!

This journey will always be remembered with much pleasure and awe. more

Thank you for a wonderful tour experience.

This has been my fourth trip with Rostad Tours - you are the best! more

What a wonderful once in a lifetime experience

Rostad made the tour relaxing. Thanks. more

This was a fantastic tour.

I felt taken care of and I learned so much. I would highly recommend this tour. more

Each country provided thrilling insights.

The guides were amazing and the tour hosts were excellent. more

Excellent trip - would definitely use Rostad again

Felt very safe and well cared for. Thank you! more

The sights in Egypt are breath-taking

Everything you read about Egypt is true - and then some! more

Experience of a lifetime

I am looking forward to the next trip. more

Great experience in History, Culture and Religion.

The highlight for me was the camel ride up Mount Sinai at night. more

Rostad is wonderful to travel with

All three of my trips have been positive. more

I really enjoyed the adventure.

It allowed me to travel to an area I wouldn't go to without a group. more

We had a wonderful holiday and have happy memories.

We would never have done this trip without an organized tour. Thank you for making it happen. more

This tour was excellent

Certainly the best that I have been on. more

This trip was a feast for the eyes and the heart.

Communion at the Garden Tomb was a highlight. The Lord is good. So many blessings. So much joy. So many memories to t... more

I really liked the arrangements

Most of the meals and all the entrance fees were included so that you don't have to consider which optional excursion... more

Had a great time and enjoyed meeting a great group of people.

The one trip that might encourage me to improve my game! more

Enjoyed the trip to a destination I would not attempt on my own.

I'm attracted to the golf adventure format. more

This was my fifth Stridertrip and every one has been fun and unique in its own way.

Our Egypt trip brought to life many hours of studying Egyptian history. more

Cannot begin to fathom all the things I saw and experienced

I will view this land and the bible with new eyes from now on. more

We were in awe of our Holy Land experience - Egypt was amazing.

A first class tour. We would go with Rostad again. more

This was our first tour with Rostad.

We really enjoyed it and appreciated the friendliness and total dedication of Johan - what a great trip. more

This was an emotional and educational experience.

Our appreciation for the huge challenges in these countries was enhanced by our excellent guides. My viewing of TV ne... more

Thanks for such a well organized tour

This was one of the great travel experiences of our lives. more

Entertainment and very personal welcome by Pepe & Ingrid of Ecuagenera was absolutely amazing.

Appreciated being at places not frequented by other tourists. Ecuadorian people very friendly. more

Haven't had so much fun in years

It was a blast - fulfiulled all my intrepid plant-hunter fantasies! more

Excellent trip

Excellent organization, excellent hosts, guides, drivers and buses. Go with Rostad! more

We have just returned from our 8th (I think) Rostad tour.

It was exceptional, as they always are. more

This was my second tour with Rostad

I continue to be impressed with the quality of the tour and all the work put into arranging it so that is is enjoyabl... more

Each day there was something that we hadn't expected.

Seeing the Olympic sites was so exciting and the Vigeland Sculptures Park was awesome! more

Thoroughly enjoyed my visit to Denmark & Norway - particularly Norway.

Appreciated the "pace" of the trip - no long days and mostly 2 night stays. more

The "jewels" of Scandinavia are many and we were treated to a great selection.

The ancient cities, scenic fjords, snow covered mountains, glaciers, waterfall, ferry rides, museums, farms, churches... more

This was our first group tour, so we have nothing to compare to.

We were extremely satisfied with the tour - well organized - very interesting and educational stops. Have already rec... more

Wow - what an excellent tour.

Thank you for all the extras you included. more

Awesome sites.

Made some excellent memories and gained great friendships more

Would definitely tour with your company again.

Well planned, excellent guides and always felt safe. more

Gained tremendous knowledge of this part of the world.

Everyone extremely polite and courteous. more

I never would have thought it would be this fun!

All in all I will DEFINITELY go on another Rostad tour one day! (Age 14) more

Best trip ever!

Nice compatible group - lovely extras (palace dinner, concerts, river cruise). more

There were no hidden expenses

All of the dinners and side trips were included in the cost. First class tour - fully enjoyed. more

The experiences I had on this tour will live in my memory as a fairy tale.

This tour has been a dream come true for me. Thanks Rostad! more

This was my first tour and it surpassed all expectations

I would highly recommend Rostad Tours and hope to go again to other countries. more

I have taken 5 trips with Rostad and all were excellent

A good company to travel with - no headaches! more

Superb tour

will recommend to friends and hope to travel again with Rostad. more

Having never taken a guided tour holiday, we were apprehensive.

This trip exceeded our greatest dreams and we would not hesitate to go on another. more

I had so much fun and laughter this trip.

I was amazed how well the groups came together and how pleasant everyone was. Each day was a pleasure! Good friends, ... more

This trip could not have been more beautifully planned.

It's been a cultural experience in every way. more

Arrangements in Oberammergau were excellent

a real highlight of the trip and we really appreciated all the tips being taken care of by our hosts. more

A wonderful vacation

We will be sure to recommend to our friends. more

Terrific!

We were treated like royalty. more

Enjoyed the experience.

Our hosts Wyatt made it super. more

Enjoyed the tour.

Uneven pacing of the days could be improved more

Tulips & Windmills

Come see the rainbow of colors, and visit some of Belgium’s most beautifully preserved medieval cities for the ultima... more

Excellent. First rate

Enjoyed it all. Nice variety in having multiple nights in one spot. more

Life changing - very helpful to my ministry.

I am so grateful for the the opportunity to be among such a great group of fellow travellers. more

Great tour

It was fast paced and some days were long but our travel companions were congenial and everyone tried hard to keep to... more

Didn't really know what to expect.

Loved it. Plus, all the people were warm and friendly. more

Thank you for making this trip affordable.

I cannot imagine how you accomplished this. more

The tour was great.

I've wanted to go to Cuba for several years but didn't just want a tourist locale more

Cuba held some unexpected surprises.

Group was super friendly and fun. more

The tour was well planned out.

We saw and covered a lot of the country, learning many new things about Cuba. more

This tour was a real eye-opener as to the real life in Cuba

We are so glad that we took this tour instead of spending a week at Varadaro as we had once planned. It is sad to see... more

Great! Tour booklet was very useful

I consulted it every day and filled it with notes. The map you send was most useful. more

This is my 4th tour, they get better every time.

I take delight in recommending you to my friends more

This is my 6th Rostad Tour in 5 years.

I gladly recommend you at all times especially when you travel alone. more

It was a great trip

I saw and learned much that I never knew existed. more

It was a wonderful experience

Feels I have a whole new appreciation of Croatia with all its wonders. more

An excellent tour

good accommodation, good meals and an excellent guide and bus driver. more

Loved the variety of activities

The country is absolutely beautiful more

It was a wonderful adventure.

Highly recommend Viking - fabulous food and very gracious people. more

Costa Rica is a fabulously varied and fascinating country with exemplary environmental policies.

I felt amazed at the beauty & tremendous diversity of landscape, flora & fauna. Superb! more

This was the best tour I have taken.

It was everything and much more than I anticipated and my expectations were high before I left home! more

A wonderful comprehensive tour of the country

Felt I saw so much, and learned a lot. A superlative trip - well done more

Thank you, Rostad!

We particularly appreciated having so much wildlife and plants pointed out to us, a great variety of activities and w... more

Enjoyed our Costa Rica tour

The people of Costa Rica are friendly and the people on the tour with us were wonderful. more

My Ideal Trip

The combination of locations, trips, golf, people, organization and length of holiday was ideal more

First time with this type of travel

Bar has been set really high. more

Really wonderful trip

So much to see and the Costa Rica are lovely people. more

Fabulous

Just the right mix of sightseeing and free time. Loved the trip. Loved our group. Had a wonderful time. more

Thoroughly enjoyed our first Rostad Tour

Wish we had started with you 25 yrs ago more

I love that your tours are all-inclusive

You take care of baggage, tipping, meals etc. Would use your company again! more

My 1st tour with Rostad

I am very pleased with the entire experience. Will certainly plan to travel again! more

Great trip

Guide was helpful with arranging extra activities. more

Thank you so much for the opportunity

you gave us to experience 3 weeks of summer in our winter. more

Really enjoyed both home visits.

Cook Islands were wonderful - a good beginning to the tour! more

Trip of a lifetime

many happy memories more

I have loved the tours I have been on so far.

Thank you so much for the qualified guides and tour staff. more

This trip was a memorable experience.

The places chosen to visit were all worthwhile. The home visits were a very good idea. more

Thanks for a well planned and carried out travel experience.

The special features included were more than we ever would have managed on our own. more

We had a wonderful trip.

Thanks for making it possible! We were glad we extended the trip to take in Cairns and the reef and rainforest - well... more

The trip was amazing.

Every place we went had something special to offer and the overnight stay at the Australian farm was a real highlight. more

Having never been on a tour before it was hard to know what to expect.

However, we were very satisfied and sure saw a lot of China. more

Excellent in every way

far exceeded my expectations - every detail covered - very friendly and helpful guides and varied program most inter... more

This China trip was exceptional.

An impressive country - wonderful people. more

An outstanding tour!

A wonderful chance to gain insight into the new China. more

This was an amazing experience!

Accommodation and meals were top rate. more

Wonderful holiday!

Everything was well organized and taken care of. more

An experience to be remembered for a lifetime

Totally above anything we anticipated more

An unforgetable experience

look forward to a future experience more

An unforgettable tour

The comaradarie was excellent. I had fun! more

Very well organize tour.

Thanks Scott and Rostad more

Take it! A trip to remember forever!

One gains a new respect for the Chinese and their country! more

I was very pleased with this tour.

We saw so much in two weeks. We felt safe and looked after more

This trip was well organized

I would recommend Rostad to my friends. more

It was great to have all the details looked after.

No fussing for us in advance or during the trip. more

I can't say enough good things about our trip to China.

The food, accommodation was above expectations! more

A great pace

lots of diversity yet a great flavour of South America. more

We loved this trip (our first).

Not a lot of extra expenses and those prices were right. more

Enjoyed the many shows we took in

they were all excellent. The tours very informative. more

It was a great tour.

I will choose them over any other tour company. more

My trip was so much fun

Excellent tour guides and a bus load of wonderful people. Rostad Tours is the way to go! more

This Alaska trip was a highlight in my life

never did I expect to enjoy such great travellers and gaze in awe at spectacular scenery day after day. An excellent ... more

I had a spectacular time

everything was marvellous - I was so much more than pleased. Thank you. more

I had been told by many what a wonderful experience the Alaskan tour was, so my expectations were high.

I think that the way the host, guide and driver worked together tipped it up yet another notch! more

We appreciated the overland part of the tour

it enabled us to become aware of life in the early years of the settlement and development of the Yukon and Alaska r... more

The Alaska trip is a great tour

wonderful scenery, well spaced accommodations, super side trips, good photo stops and great Alaska salmon bakes. more

My first cruise with Rostad

I really enjoyed it and would recommend it to others - great travelling companions. more

Be prepared to enjoy a unique experience

Memories of friendly staff, great meals and interesting scenic stops along the way will stay with me for a long time. more

I enjoyed this trip very much

the people and the speakers, all were exceptional. more

It was a dream trip for me

I thank Rostad for all the planning and detail to make it a hassle free travel experience. more

Don't expect things to be the same as at home

enjoy the difference and be thankful someone has planned many different experiences for us. more

The trip was superb

Something for everyone. Will be travelling again with Rostad as you are the best. more

Another great Rostad tour.

I am enlightening my friends to your way of travel. more

Loved it ALL

Food was wonderful! more

Appreciated all the unique experiences

excellent accommodations more

A wonderful journey through South Africa.

We learned so much, about the culture, the beauty of the land, the complexity of the settlements, the wildlife and ex... more

Best trip I have ever had

Loved every minute. more

Fantastic trip.

Very well organized. more

Viking does a good job of looking after passengers.

Travelling with Rostad added a lot of fun! more

Very enjoyable, organized, worry-free.

Rostad's all inclusive tour package (tips, etc) is very appealing and appreciated. There is comfort and security when... more

Absolutely perfect trip.

I had the time of my life and made so many new friends! more

A wonderful experience.

A very relaxing holiday more

I have loved both tours I have been on so far.

Thank you so much for the qualified guides and tour staff. more

This was a fantastic trip of a lifetime

there were many highlights. more

I have travelled with Rostad before, so I expected high standards.

It was a wonderful trip with many highlights. more

We had a wonderful trip

Thanks for making it possible! We were glad we extended the trip to take in Cairns and the reef and rainforest - well... more

The trip was wonderful.

Every place we went had something special to offer and the overnight stay at the Australian farm was a real highlight. more

One of our more memorable holidays - well organized, well thought out.

I will definitely travel with Strider again and have told friends how super the trip was. more

Satisfactory services

Much superior to what individuals would put together on their own. more

An exciting and worthwhile experience

have a much better understanding of both Australia and New Zealand - especially enjoyed the home visits. more

More than we would ever have imagined.

I know we would not have seen so many things had we done this on our own. more

It was an enjoyable trip

Loved the whole experience more

It was an enjoyable experience

I enjoyed every moment and I certainly will tell all my friends about Rostad Tours. more

It was a very well planned tour.

Would highly recommend others to take it. more

I know all will be included.

I've travelled with Rostad now 4 times and will again if the opportunity arises. more

I really enjoyed the no stress on preparing money for tips.

Very well organized for the highlights of both countries. more

Great Time

Couldn't have had a better time. Thank You! more

Meeting new people

met great new friends more

Great Services

first class accommodation and meals more

Tour Experience

tours were great! more

People and Experience

made new friends more

Great Vacation Time

A great vacation. more

Wonderful tour!

One of the best! more

Great Cuisine

The inclusion of our drinks and meals was not expected but very much appreciated more

The people

Excellent group of people more

Diversity of experience

A great pace - lots of diversity yet a great flavour of South America. more

Value for trip

Good value more

This is a great trip

I would recommend it to my friends. more

We loved this trip (our first).

Not a lot of extra expenses and those prices were right. more

We knew we would have a great tour as we did in Africa and Thailand.

We look forward to touring with you again in the future. more

What a vast country

I enjoyed it all! more

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River Cruise - Rhine Rhapsody

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Language - French Phrases

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Culture - Yangtze School Visit

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Culture - Vienna Music

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Culture - Vienna Boys Choir

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Culture - Giant Pandas of China

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Culture - Forbidden City

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River Cruise - Explore More Budapest, Hungary

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River Cruise - Explore More Berlin, Germany

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River Cruise - Explore More Amsterdam, Netherlands

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River Cruise - Explore More Cruise Extensions

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Culture - Discover Berlin's Jewish Museum

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China - Three Gorges

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Scotland - Brilliant Moments

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Scotland — Surprise Yourself

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About Us

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