Why Mariden?

We offer quality tours like no other. Our tours are crafted to maximize time and effeciency so there is more time enjoying and learning about the sites than sitting on a bus.

  • Educational group tours since 1991.
  • Over 37.000 travelers on 5 continents, 47 countries, and over 450 cities
  • Centrally located downtown or beach hotels only
  • Faster flight connections 
  • Independent groups (we do not mix unknown groups)
  • Open buffet breakfast
  • No fast food
  • Inside visit of all main sites
  • Longer distances covered by flights or speedy trains
  • Professional multilingual tour director 

Sincerely,

Mario Skrpec, CEO!
(The elephant is on the left)

Centrally Located or Beach Hotels

One thing that can makes a satisfying tour is the hotel you stay in. All our hotels have been thoroughly vetted and enjoyed. We only work with the best and centrally located hotels so you and your group have more time to visit the sites yo uwant to see. With every hotel, we aim to provide the following:

  • Walking distance from the main sites
  • Open buffet breakfasts
  • Safely located 3 & mostly 4-star hotels
  • Accommodations in double rooms

Flights

Nothing ruins your excitement more than having to spend more hours traveling than exploring. Long layovers and multiple connections are kept to a minimum. 

With every flight, we ensure the following:

  • The most direct flights possible
  • We name your carrier before the deposit
  • Major world airlines only
  • Minimized layover time

Dinner in Local Restaurants

When traveling with Mariden you never need to worry about eating a satisfying meal. Mariden provides a cultural experience like no other, right down to the food you eat.

With every meal, we ensure the following:

  • No junk food!
  • Full course meals
  • Local Authentic Cuisine!
  • Restaurants are close to hotels

Independent Groups

Big groups or small groups are not a problem. Travel with just your friends and have a more intimate experience or join another group and make new friends as you explore.

With every group, we ensure the following:

  • Mixed groups only by request
  • In-depth educational experience
  • Spend more time at sites
Canadian History

Canadian History

On the footsteps of Canadian heroes in WWI and WWII. Trace the steps of history's soldiers through the sands, the beaches, the fields, and the cities they traveled while winning the freedoms we enjoy today! Paschendale, Vimy Riddge, Juno Landing Beach, Ortona, Montecasino, Agira Cemetery,

Adult Group Tours

Adult Group Tours

Sailing the Adriatic Sea on Private Charter Yacht - Tuscan Towns with cooking workshops, and Parma Prosciuto & Parmigiano Cheese - Greek Islands Cruise - Walls  of Dubrovnik (Game of the Thrones) - Argentinian Patagonia & Cape Horn Cruise - Australian Red Desert & Barrier Reef

England & France

England & France

Our England and France tours include the best  tours that have been put together from years of experience responding to every group's desired itinerary.From medieval Edinburgh and Irish castles to London and from Paris to French Riviera Provence and Dordogne. We have it all.

Central Europe

Central Europe

From Ancient Roman to Medieval Castles, the Vienna Boys choir to the crystal blue water of Adriatic Sea. You can see everything including traces of the Berlin Wall, Auschwitz, and the wonders of the Plitvice Lakes. Tip: Ask for your tour to include the amazing walled town of Dubrovnik.

Mediterranean

Mediterranean

From the sites of "Seven Wonders of the Ancient World" to the "Seven New Chosen Wonders of the Ancient World".  Some great sites to explore with Mariden: Masada, Petra, Petra, the Roman city of Jerash. Palace of the Grand Master, Celsius Gate, Temple of Artemis, Palace of Knossos and many others

The Americas

The Americas

From Maya sites in Central Mexico to amazing Inca city of Machu Pichu. From the rain forest in Costa Rica and Panama to Uper Amazon  in Peru and Brazil. From the Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio to Boca tango dancers of Buenos Aires. Mariden offer the best selection of Central-South American tours 

Asia - Pacific

Asia - Pacific

Exotic is a word that captures places like China, Japan, Thailand, Cambodia, Australia, New Zealand, and Fiji. Visit the panda sanctuaries in Sichuan, fish with cormorants in Guilin, ride an elephant in Chiang Rai, explore the Angkor Wat Temples, visit the Barrier Reef, or taste a Crock BBQ in Ayers Rock.

All Tours

All Tours

See every group tour in our catalog. Whatever your interest, whatever your curious about, whatever you long to visit, we have a tour that goes there. Tell us what you want and it is yours. Use our experience to customize a trip for your memories.

Tours in French

Tours in French

Variety of educational trips to destinations where French language is dominant. Visit some great countries and regions like:France, Belgium, Switzerland, Morocco, Martinique, Guadelupe, St. Lucie and the Provinces of Quebec and New Brunswick.

Music Tours

Music Tours

March Choir and Orchestra Music Festival in sunny Croatia.March and April performances in Austria, Germany, Czech Republic, and Greece.June and July choir festivals in Baltic Countries, and Austria Jazz workshop in Brazil.

Biology & Eco Tours

Biology & Eco Tours

Biology and Eco section cover programs in Central and Sounth America, Australia and South Asia.Tours require reasonably fit travellers