| Floating garden, Kashmir
| View from garden hotel, Egypt
| Tailor-made transport
| Garden hotel, Iran
Undoubtedly, this is the most comfortable way to visit gardens. In over-developed countries (Europe, America, Japan etc) tailor-made garden tours are a relatively expensive, but very enjoyable, luxury. In less-developed countries (India, China, South Africa, etc) tailor-made tours are by far the most practical way of reaching gardens in out-of the way places. Staying in four star hotels, the cost/day of a tailor-made tour in a less-developed country is roughly equivalent to that of a tour in a developed country using a self-drive hire car and staying in two star or three star hotels. The cost of a tailor-made tour will normally include:
Flight costs will not normally be included, because you can probably get a better deal online.
The considerations in planning a tailor-made tour are:
Gardenvisit.com does operate garden tours or take bookings for tailor-made tours. We do however work with tour operators in various countries, helping operators plan itineraries and publicising the tours they manage on the Gardenvisit.com website. The fee paid to Gardenvisit.com for this help is similar to the costs which the operator would otherwise incur in researching destinations and publicising a tour. Please contact us if you are considering a tour. The examples of Tailor-made Gardenvisit Tours detailed on this website are: