Each ViaHero guidebook is created by a local trip planner who shares your common interests and works in consultation with you throughout the planning process to create your guidebook. They listen to your unique interests and use their local knowledge and expertise to help you plan your perfect trip, whether your goal is to save money, explore authentic culture, avoid hours of research, or anything else. It’s like having a friendly assistant to help plan your trip…who happens to live in the place you are visiting! 

With ViaHero you get: 

  • A Personalized Itinerary: It's like a Lonely Planet written just for you.
  • Organized Travel Arrangements: Everything secured in advance — from airport pickups to local cooking lessons!
  • Unlimited Correspondence with your Hero: Stay connected with your Hero via email + phone support during your trip.
  • Complete Flexibility: Your planner's job is to make a plan that works for you, with unlimited revisions until you are satisfied. 
  • Tailor Made Map: Your personal map pinpointing locations for all activities in your guidebook. No WiFi needed.

To find a local who can plan your trip, choose your destination, enter your preferences, and view profiles of our locals. You can message any of our locals as much as you want for FREE before booking by clicking the messaging link in their profile.