How to Tour on a Sightseeing Bus

Taking a sightseeing tour can be a great investment, as well as a wonderful travel memory and an unforgettable experience. Every place is different, so this article should help you get the most out of a sightseeing bus tour.

Steps

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    Check out all the hottest restaurants. Find out where to go and if it's worth the visit by reading reviews online or checking out newspaper critiques in the Dining section.
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    Bring an umbrella and jacket in case it rains. You won't want your clothes to get soaked on an outdoor excursion.
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    Purchase interesting souvenirs. You can find all kinds and varieties from shops and kiosks around the world, many of them unique collectibles.
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    Put your camera to good use. Take lots of photos, develop an album when you get home and share it with friends and family!
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    Check out the landmarks. Go exploring or invest in a tour.
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    Visit the biggest tourist attractions. See a museum, aquarium, botanical gardens, etc.
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    Watch the weather the night before, so you know what to wear. You don't want to be stuck with a pair of shorts and a T-shirt if the weather suddenly dips close to freezing.
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    Bring enough money for shopping, as well as various other expenses. Bring more than you think you will need just in case.
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    Buy your friends and family gifts to show that you were thinking of them on your vacation. This is a kind gesture.

Tips

  • Send friends and family some postcards or photos of the tour.
  • Get enough sleep the night before the tour.
  • Have your cell phone on you, in case something goes wrong.
  • Bring a book, magazine, MP3 Player, or an iPod, so you have something to do, while you are on the road, traveling there.
  • If your Hotel has a swimming pool or a gym, you could attend it if you want.

Warnings

  • Do not be late, or you could miss the tour bus. They could leave without you, and that isn't fun.
  • If you are going with a tour group stay with the people, don't wander away and get lost.

Article Info

Categories: Bus Travel