Tour Overview

  • Charter bus OR flight to Pigeon Forge, TN
  • Private charter bus for the duration of the tour
  • Hotel accommodations
  • Two breakfasts, three lunches, and two dinners.
  • Admission to Great Smoky Mountain National Park
  • Admission to Alpine Coaster
  • Admission to Dollywood
  • Admission to Dolly Parton's Dixie Stampede
  • Admission to WonderWorks
  • Free Tour Leaders 1 Per 15 Paying Students
  • Zoni Tour Manager

Day 1: Arrival and Nature Adventure

Depart for Pigeon Forge early in the morning.

Arrive and meet your Zoni Tour Manager.

Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant.

Start your adventure with a ride down the Alpine Coaster as you soak in the scenery and stunning landscapes, you’ll understand why this is America’s most visited National Park.

Spend the afternoon exploring or hiking the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Have dinner as a group at a local eatery.

Check in and unwind at the hotel, preparing for an exciting day ahead.

Day 2: Dollywood Excursion and Evening Theatre

Have breakfast together at the hotel.

Head to Dollywood, a renowned Appalachian theme park. Explore an abandoned coal mine on the Mystery Mine steel coaster or take a VIP guided tour of the park.

Eat lunch at one of the park’s dining facilities.

Continue exploring the various themed areas, such as Wildwood Grove or County Fair, as you hop on and off rides and watch signature productions.

Experience the famous "Dolly Parton's Dixie Stampede," a dinner theater extravaganza with horse riding stunts and comedy performances.

Day 3: Learning and Wonder

Have breakfast at the hotel and check-out.

Engage in interactive education at WonderWorks, an amusement park for the mind. Explore the six Wonder Zones like the Space Discovery Zone and the Imagination Lab. Let your eyes be fooled by the Illusion Ary Gallery or become a human lightning rod in the Extreme Weather Zone.

Have lunch at the Wonder Café or a local eatery.

Bid farewell to Pigeon Forge and depart for home.

Must Know

Nature and Adventure: This tour allows students to experience the natural beauty of the Great Smoky Mountains, connecting them with the outdoors.

Theme Park Excitement: With a visit to Dollywood, students will enjoy a day of thrilling rides and unique live entertainment.

Educational Enrichment: Interactive education is highlighted on this tour with a visit to WonderWorks, ensuring that students engage in hands-on learning and fun.

Varied Experiences: From exploring the serene landscapes of the national park to enjoying the rides and shows at Dollywood, this tour strikes a balance between nature, adventure, and entertainment.

  • Pigeon Forge experiences four seasons, with warm summers and cold winters. Check the weather forecast and pack accordingly.
  • Pigeon Forge can get crowded during peak tourist seasons, so plan accordingly as you select your travel dates.
  • Embrace the friendly Southern hospitality and engage with locals in a polite and respectful manner.

  • 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

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.