Tour Overview

  • Charter bus OR flight to Austin, TX
  • Private charter bus transportation for the duration of the tour
  • Hotel accommodations
  • Breakfast each morning
  • Three lunches and two dinners
  • Guided city tour
  • Evening walk along South Congress Avenue
  • Hike at Ann and Roy Butler Hike-and-Bike Trail
  • Admission to Texas State Capitol Building
  • Admission to Bullock Texas State History Museum
  • Admission to Blanton Museum of Art
  • Admission to Texas Memorial Museum
  • Admission to Texas Museum of Science and Technology
  • Admission to escape room
  • Free Tour Leaders 1 Per 15 Paying Students
  • Zoni Tour Manager

Day 1: Arrival and Introduction to Austin

Depart from school early in the morning.

Arrive in Austin and meet your Zoni Tour Manager, your guide for the next few days.

Enjoy lunch

Set out on a guided city tour, exploring iconic landmarks like the University of Texas campus and Lady-Bird Lake where you can take in the views of the city.

Share a group dinner at a local Tex-Mex restaurant.

Enjoy an evening stroll along South Congress Avenue, known for its quirky shops and vibrant atmosphere.

Check in at your hotel and prepare for the days ahead.

Day 2: Nature, Art, and Culture

Breakfast at the hotel.

Visit the Texas State Capitol and enjoy a guided tour.

Visit the Bullock Texas State History Museum, offering interactive exhibits on Texas history.

Grab a quick lunch at The Star Café located inside of Bullock Texas State History Museum.

Explore the Blanton Museum of Art, displaying a diverse collection of artworks.

Enjoy dinner at a local restaurant.

End your evening solving mysteries at an escape room.

Head back to the hotel for a relaxing evening.

Day 3: Science and Farewell

Breakfast at the hotel and check-out.

Explore the Texas Memorial Museum, a natural history museum that offers insights into the state's diverse flora and fauna.

Lunch at a local eatery.

Visit the Texas Museum of Science and Technology for immersive educational exhibits.

Depart for school with new memories and deeper knowledge of Austin's culture and history.

Must Know

Immersive Cultural Exploration: This tour offers students a well-rounded experience of Austin's unique blend of nature, art, and culture and a deeper understanding of the city's vibrant atmosphere.

Educational Enrichment: From visits to iconic landmarks like the Texas State Capitol to exploring diverse museums, students will gain valuable insights into Texas history, art, and natural sciences.

Hands-On Experiences: The itinerary features interactive activities enhancing students' problem-solving skills ensuring a memorable and immersive experience.

Balanced Itinerary: With a mix of guided city tours, outdoor activities, and museum visits, this tour offers a balanced blend of educational, cultural, and recreational experiences, catering to various interests and learning styles.

  • Austin has a humid subtropical climate. Summers are hot, with temperatures often exceeding 90°F (32°C), while winters are mild. Keep this in mind when selecting your travel dates and be prepared for varying weather conditions.
  • Austin's food scene is diverse, offering Tex-Mex, barbecue, food trucks, and innovative cuisine. Try local favorites like breakfast tacos.

  • Travel time to and from different parts of the country may modify these itineraries.
  • Our 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.