6 Reasons to Visit South America

South America has got it all – natural beauty, wildlife experiences, historical sights, unique food, diverse culture & more!

Jordan Rocks Gate 1 Photo Friday

The city of Petra is known for being built and carved into the surrounding rock. This ancient city, located in the southwestern desert of Jordan, is surrounded by mountains with plenty of passages and gorges. […]

Seeing More of Israel…For Less

Gate 1 Travel knows Israel like no other travel company. Thanks to our longstanding and enduring relationships throughout the country, we can offer an unmatched experience that provides endless insight into its natural and cultural […]

Getting off the Elephant’s Back

Over recent months, Gate 1 Travel has undertaken an extensive review of our activities that include animal encounters, with particular focus on elephant riding and sanctuary visits. We have done everything possible to ensure that […]

The Remarkable Monasteries of Armenia & Georgia

The cultural heritage of Armenia and Georgia reaches back to ancient times. Perhaps because of their proximity to the Holy Land, in the 4th century they were the earliest countries to embrace Christianity as the […]

Gate 1 Photo Friday from Budapest!

The Széchenyi Baths are located in Budapest, Hungary, and make up one of the largest bath complexes in all of Europe. This complex has a total of 21 pools and includes thermal/medicinal pools, saunas, massage therapies, […]

The Allure of Southeast Asia

Few regions of the world embody our ideal vision of paradise: emerald forests, turquoise waters lapping at palm-fringed beaches, an all-embracing and peace-loving religion, and a simple way of life even amidst the bustle of […]

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How to go it alone & not have to worry

Gate 1 is renowned for our escorted tours that provide quality inclusions at affordable prices – but did you know that we do the same thing on our independent packages? Not everyone wants to travel […]

An African Safari: What to Know Before Your Discovery Tour

Find out what a typical safari looks like and get tips that will make your adventure comfortable.

Our 12 Most Popular Tours in 2018

We are sharing the top 12 best performing tours thus far in 2018 because you deserve to know!