4 Reasons Why You’d Rather Pay a Guide When Visiting a City


By: Ana Margarita Olar| Executivechronicles.com

Vacations are supposed to be relaxing and stress-free but sometimes, it can turn out to be frustrating and stressful. So if you are not a backpacker type and want a convenient and hassle free vacation, here are some reasons why you should hire a tour guide when visiting a city:

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Personalized attention

Your tour guide will be able to arrange anything that you need and any place you want to visit during your tour. If you’re a person who doesn’t want the hassle of exploring things on your own and going home frustrated because you came to a wrong place, then have a tour guide. If you like to explore the city in a customized way to cater your needs you must have a guided tour.


Guides are expected to have a vast knowledge of the ins and outs of the city that you are going to travel so one advantage of having one is that you won’t have the hassle of getting lost, or spending most of your time in the car hoping to find the right place at last.

While others really prefer to get lost and experience the thrill of finding their way back, or exploring a hidden paradise, getting lost can also cause a lot of trouble and stress. You’ll miss all the fun if you are stressed so save yourself the hassle because you won’t get lost with a tour guide.

History and trivia

As part of their training, tour guides are taught about the significant places in the city that may have played a part in history, or where a grand event was held, or where famous people had been, or even when a certain place was haunted. You may not have known these facts when you visit the city on your own.

Safe and sumptuous foods

A travel package with tour guides can also provide you with choices to eat local foods which are prepared sanitarily so that you won’t have to eat at a fast food all the time. Your guide can also bring you to restaurants which are budget friendly.

Here are just some advantages when you hire a tour guide, you’ll have the overall convenience of having sumptuous foods, be in different places and gain knowledge at the same time, and most of all, ensure that you have all the fun and relaxation that you need before plunging back to work again.