These are agencies and directories listing individual tour guides. There are a number of ways to find and hire a private guide, from simply using a search engine and dealing direct to making use of local services like the tourist office or hotel concierge. There are also professional tourist guide associations. More recently some specialist agencies have sprung up on the Internet, which this list focuses on.
LocalGuiding Find & book unique travel tours and activities directly from local tour guides.
Our Explorer Booking service for freelance professional tour guides across the world.
Tours by Locals Site (launched Nov 08) connecting travellers with full-time and part-time local tour guides.


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