The key to any great experience is a great guide; a truly great guide will make the seemingly simple come to life. The best guides make you feel an instant affinity with them and welcome you like an old friend and put you at ease from the moment you meet them. They know when to talk and when to be quiet and let you just simply soak it up. The common thread that excellent guides have is that they are passionate and are a fountain of local knowledge and information. These guides know just the right questions to ask to find out exactly what you like and don’t and what your interests are then able tailor the tour on the fly to make sure you have the best possible time. An excellent guide will make the difference between a good and great experience. If your budget allows always get a great guide without exception!