Fancy a stroll through the cobblestones pathways of Cambridge and its surrounding universities in this guided walking tour! The Charles River and the nation's most renowned colleges are located in this sleepy town. On this trip, you will get to peek not only at the beautiful infrastructure, but also of the grounds where a lot of notable people have studied!
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You will be meeting your guide for the Private Walking Tour of Harvard and MIT at 77 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139 (MIT's main entrance), or as advised on your e-ticket. Please be at the location 10-15 minutes prior to your tour.How long is this tour?
The Walking Tour of Harvard and MIT is approximately 2.5 hours.What does the tour include?
This tour includes a drink at a local resto, a local English-speaking guide, and an expertly guided walking tour. Travel Curious tours are all given in English, but numerous guides may speak other languages. Please call the number provided on your e-ticket to see if they can accommodate any special requests.What will we see on the Walking Tour of Harvard and MIT?
You will be seeing and touring the following areas around Cambridge: (1) The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) where several of the world's greatest minds had studied (2) The MIT Public Art Collection where art of iconic artists like Picasso and Gehry are displayed (3) Harvard, another of America's most famous college who has produced notable alumni and drop outs (4) The Charles River riverside where you can see the area's beautiful architecture (5) A local favorite watering hole to drink up the local sceneIs transportation included?
This is a family-friendly, guided walking tour. Transportation is not included in the Walking Tour of Harvard and MIT.Is parking provided?
No, but there are multiple parking garages and metered street parking available near the departure point. Two of which is the Hayward Garage and the One Memorial Drive Garage which charges according to length of stay, time of the day, and day of the week. You can also contact the phone number on your e-ticket to ask for advice on how to get to the departure point via car or public transport.Are there any age/physical/health/etc. restrictions for this tour?
This tour is suitable for all ages. All guests must be at moderate physical fitness as the majority of the Private Walking Tour of Harvard and MIT will be spent walking. Accommodations can be made according to need of the guests.What should I bring?
Bring your camera and cash on hand for any other purchases or gratuities (optional)!What should I wear?
Casual clothing and comfortable shoes are recommended.Will there be other people on the tour?
This is a private walking tour, which means that it will just be you, your group and your guide on the tour.How does Travel Curious ensure the quality of their guides?
All tour guides currently active go through a vetting process in which they carry out interviews, check previous reviews and employers references if applicable. More importantly, they make sure that these guides provide an excellent experience for the guests.