Each ViaHero guidebook is created by a local trip planner who crafts an itinerary in consultation with you, using local knowledge, creativity, and travel savvy to help create the perfect plan for your trip. 

Your trip planner will listen to your unique interests and advise you on their best recommendations based on your needs as they put together a plan for what to do, how to get around, where to eat and how much to budget, whether your goal is to save money, explore authentic culture, avoid hours of research..or almost anything else.

The intent of the service is to have a friendly assistant who is completely fluent in the culture of the place you're going, who's job is to help you have a great trip, no matter how you define that! 

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.