Small group tours for mature travellers to the Americas

Odyssey Travel specializes in educational small group tours tailored for mature travellers exploring the Americas. With a history dating back to 1983, we offer nearly 200 tailored escorted tours annually, with a focus on providing enriching experiences for those over 50, 60, or 70 years old. As a non-profit organization originating from member universities across Australia, New Zealand, and Asia, Odyssey has evolved into a prominent small group tour provider for mature travellers, offering an array of captivating programs worldwide.

Our educational tours, including those in the Americas, cater to active and curious individuals within intimate groups of 6 to 18 like-minded travellers. Emphasizing cultural and heritage explorations, our tours aim to stimulate and expand perspectives in a congenial setting.

Odyssey’s fully guided travel initiatives offer a distinctive journey for discerning adults, transitioning them from tourists to true travellers. Continuously enhancing our programs to meet the evolving needs of our clientele, our small group tours foster informal learning experiences over 14 to 21-day durations. Welcoming both senior couples and solo travellers, we extend various membership perks and loyalty discounts.

Our comprehensive packages encompass a range of complimentary services without any hidden fees. For a transparent overview of what each tour fee entails, simply refer to the detailed itinerary’s “Inclusions” section.

Whether embarking on a solo adventure or with companions, Odyssey Travel stands out as the premier choice for individuals aged 50 and above, ensuring shared interests among fellow travellers along the journey.


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South American Small Group History and Culture Tour

Experience the jewels of South America on this in-depth itinerary featuring the dramatic contrasts of this great continent on a small group tour for senior couples and solo travellers. Journey through Chile, Peru, Bolivia, Argentina and Brazil. Marvel at the ancient cultures and natural wonders of the Amazon, the snow-capped peaks of the Andes mountains, the calm waters of Lake Titicaca and the jewel coloured beaches of Rio.

25 days
Departing Apr, Sep

Argentina Dinosaur dig including Titanosaur small group tours

Small group tour for senior and mature couples and solo travellers to explore the Titanosaurs the largest Dinosaurs to walk the planet. Their skeletons have recently been discovered in Argentina. This program spends 20 days travelling to visit and experience the dig sites where much of Argentina’s paleontological history has been found, Patagonia. With local paleontologists and guides providing an insight into this remote part of the country you get a unique opportunity to learn first hand about the research on the Argentinian Dinosaur collection.

17 days
Departing Sep

Journey through Central America: Panama, Costa Rica, Honduras, and Guatemala

Join Odyssey Traveller as we go on a 27-day small group journey for mature and senior couples and solo travellers across Central America, exploring the history and diverse scenery of Panama, Costa Rica, Honduras, and Guatemala.

Departing Oct, Apr

New York small group tour

Embark on a 10-day small group tour, centrally based in midtown Manhattan, exploring the vibrant cultural landscape of New York City. Each day brings fresh adventures, from the iconic streets of Manhattan to the eclectic neighborhoods of Brooklyn. Delve into renowned landmarks like Carnegie Hall and the Lincoln Center, while also venturing off the beaten path to discover hidden gems and off-Broadway shows, providing rich insights into the dynamic essence of contemporary New York.

This tour is meticulously curated to immerse you in the artistic tapestry of the city, with a particular focus on its world-class museums and galleries. Marvel at the masterpieces housed in institutions like the Guggenheim and MoMA, showcasing a diverse array of artistic treasures gifted by patrons from across the globe, including merchants and bankers.

Additionally, indulge in four captivating performances or concerts, offering a spectrum of cultural experiences. As a special highlight, the itinerary includes an overnight excursion to Florida, where you’ll explore the extraordinary Dali Museum. Here, over 70 works by the visionary artist Salvador Dali await, providing an unforgettable journey into the surreal and sublime.

Departing Oct, Mar

Ecuador and Peru Archaeology tour

This 22-day small group tour highlights the most prominent ancient ruins and archaeological finds across Ecuador and Peru and showcases the vast culture and impact of pre- and post-Inca civilization.

22 days
Departing Mar, Apr

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