Tour Overview

  • Bus OR flight to Louisville, KY
  • Charter bus for use for the duration of the tour
  • Hotel accommodations
  • Two breakfasts, two lunches, and two dinners
  • Admission to the Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory
  • Admission to the Muhammad Ali Center
  • Admission to the Frazier History Museum
  • Admission to the Kentucky Science Center
  • Admission to MakerPlace
  • Admission to the Louisville Mega Cavern
  • Visit to the Louisville Zoo
  • Visit to the Louisville Waterfront Park
  • Visit to Locust Grove Historic Site
  • Free Tour Leaders 1 Per 15 Paying Students
  • Zoni Tour Manager

Day 1: Exploring History and Culture

Depart early for Louisville, KY.

Arrive and meet your Zoni Tour Manager at the Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory. Learn about the history of baseball and see how Louisville Slugger bats are made. Don't forget to take a swing in the batting cages.

Explore the Muhammad Ali Center, dedicated to the life and career of the legendary boxer Muhammad Ali. Discover his impact on civil rights and his contributions to the world of sports.

Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant in downtown Louisville, where you can try some regional dishes like a hot-brown sandwich.

Head to the Frazier History Museum to delve into Kentucky's rich history. Take in exhibits covering everything from the frontier days to the Civil War and beyond.

Enjoy dinner at a local restaurant featuring Southern cuisine or barbecue.

Return to your hotel for the night.

Day 2: Science and Nature

Have breakfast at your hotel.

Start your day at the Kentucky Science Center. Explore hands-on exhibits and interactive displays on various scientific topics such as natural and earth sciences. Watch a documentary film on Kentucky’s only 4-story 3D digital theater and take a creative workshop at MakerPlace.

Take a visit to the Louisville Zoo. Explore the exhibits and learn about wildlife conservation efforts.

Lunch in the zoo.

Wrap up your tour with a farewell dinner at a local restaurant.

Visit the Louisville Mega Cavern for an underground evening adventure. Learn about geology, history, and ecology while taking a tram tour through the cavern.

Day 3: Historical Sites and Departure

Have breakfast together at your hotel before checking out.

Take a stroll through the Louisville Waterfront Park and learn about the Ohio River's significance to the city's history and development.

Stop by the Locust Grove Historic Site, the former home of George Rogers Clark, a Revolutionary War hero.

Depart for home.

Must Know

Historical Significance: Louisville has a rich history, from its role in the Civil War to being the home of legendary boxer Muhammad Ali. Exploring these historical sites offers valuable insights into the region's past.

Science and Nature Exploration: The inclusion of the Kentucky Science Center and Louisville Mega Cavern provides a unique opportunity to engage with science and nature in an interactive and enjoyable way.

Local Flavors: Louisville is known for its unique food scene, and this tour includes opportunities to savor regional dishes, adding a delicious dimension to your journey.

Appreciation for Nature: Exploring the Ohio River and visiting the Louisville Zoo will foster an appreciation for the natural world and conservation efforts, making it an eco-friendly and enlightening experience.

  • Kentucky experiences all four seasons, so pack clothing appropriate for the time of year, and consider any weather-related challenges that may affect your tour.
  • The state's cuisine features Southern staples like fried chicken, biscuits, and cornbread, as well as unique dishes such as the Hot Brown sandwich and burgoo, a hearty stew. Keep an open mind and try something new!
  • Fun fact: Kentucky is often referred to as the "Bluegrass State" due to the lush bluegrass that covers many of its pastures.

  • Travel time to and from different parts of the country may modify these itineraries.
  • Itineraries are fully customizable.
  • Flexible payment plans are available.

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General information regarding student tours and field trips.

We offer a wide variety of customized educational itineraries based upon your curriculum requests and budget.

Tour inclusions vary depending on your itinerary, but all include transportation, accommodations, venue admissions, and most meals (as outlined in your proposal).

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Yes. All itineraries are fully customizable based upon your desired destination, curriculum requests, and budget needs.

Because we fully customize every itinerary, we can offer tours to any and every age group.

No, Zoni educational tours are not limited to school students alone. They can be arranged for college students, adult learners, faith-based organizations, community-based organizations, language organizations, home-school co-ops, cultural schools/organizations, businesses, or individuals with an interest in acquiring knowledge and exploring new environments.

Absolutely. We cater to various group sizes, including homeschoolers, with fully customizable itineraries.

We require a minimum of ten paying passengers per group. We have no maximum group size.

Planning should begin as soon as possible. International travel is typically planned 12-18 months before departure.

Zoni Educational travel tours have trained Tour Managers and Tour Leaders accompanying the group. For domestic travel there will be one Tour Leader for every 10 students and for international travel, there will be one Tour Leader for every 6 students.

The Tour Leader is a representative from your school. The Tour Manager is affiliated with Zoni Tours and is well versed in the destinations visited.

Yes, for domestic travel we offer one free tour leader per ten paying passengers. For international travel, we offer one free tour leader per six paying passengers.

The itineraries listed on our website include examples of destinations that we travel to, but we are happy to customize a tour of any destination you wish to visit.

While many of our domestic tours are two-night/three-day itineraries, we can customize a tour for any desired length of time.

Your transportation needs will be provided by Zoni Tours, unless otherwise noted in your proposal.

Full names, dates of birth, emergency contacts, dietary restrictions, and any other relevant information needed for your itinerary.

Students and tour leaders will be responsible for securing traveler documents and information. Zoni will keep digital copies of passports and visas for international travel in case of emergency.

All forms are signed at registration along with terms and conditions. Documentation required by your school or organization may vary.

No. Group travel is secured under one booking.

No, seats will be assigned at the time of booking.

While not guaranteed, Zoni Tours will do everything possible to accommodate this request.

Flight changes are available at your own expense, subject to group leaders' approval.

Zoni Tours will accommodate special needs per ADA and section 504. We can secure accommodations in motorcoaches, hotels, and most eateries. However, elements of certain itineraries are not accessible to wheelchairs and other devices. Please make your Educational Group Tour Coordinator aware of any special needs when you begin your travel planning.