Slide background

Group Tours of Harvard

Explore Harvard and Harvard Yard on our award winning private tours for students and adults.
Tours are led by current Harvard students.

Slide background

Group Tours of Harvard

Explore Harvard and Harvard Yard on our award winning private tours for students and adults.
Tours are led by current Harvard students.

Slide background

Group Tours of Harvard

Explore Harvard and Harvard Yard on our award winning private tours for students and adults.
Tours are led by current Harvard students.

Slide background

Group Tours of Harvard

Explore Harvard and Harvard Yard on our award winning private tours for students and adults.
Tours are led by current Harvard students.

Tour Overview

About Group Tours of Harvard

Group tours of Harvard are hosted by charismatic Harvard students. Dynamic and knowledgeable staff entertain and inspire with stories about Harvard history and personal experience in the University they call home.

Group Tour Benefits

  • Harvard student guides greet your group on campus.
  • Tours are scheduled to fit your needs.
  • Year-round availability.

Group Tour Rates

  • 1-20 guests: $250 flat fee
  • Each additional student: $12
  • Each additional adult: $14
  • Tour Operators booking multiple tours can request special rates.

Tour Details

Tour Themes Include

  • Harvard History, Harvard Culture, and Famous Harvardians

Main Tour Stops Include

  • Old Yard, New Yard, Harvard Square, Johnston Gate, the John Harvard Statue, Massachusetts Hall, the Science Center, Memorial Church and Widener Library

Building Access

  • Private tours go inside Memorial Hall – a historic civil war memorial and one of the most beautiful buildings on Harvard’s campus (schedule permitting).

Tour Guides

  • Tour guides are current Harvard undergraduate students, graduate students and Harvard alumni.

Languages

  • Tours are given in English. We also offer our tours in Mandarin, Japanese, Korean, Spanish and French for an additional fee.

Package Options

About Packages

We bundle our tours with a variety of popular activities including attractions, dining, transportation and lodging. These packages are customized based on the needs of our clients. To create a package, click “Book Now” and select the options you are interested in. Save money, time and hassle by creating a tour package! Below are some of our most popular add-ons:

Add Walking Tours

Sometimes your group wants more than one tour! We can bundle our tours together. For example, if you are already booking a tour at Harvard, consider adding MIT or the Freedom Trail.

Add All-you-can-eat lunch or dinner

Great for groups who want to eat together in a restaurant at a price that won’t break the bank. Options include:

  • All you can eat at FiRE+iCE
  • All you can eat at Unos

Add an Attraction

We partner with the top attractions in Boston and Cambridge including:

  • Harvard Museum of Natural History
  • MIT Museum
  • Boston Duck Tours
  • Blue Man Group
  • New England Aquarium
  • Discounts are are available – rates will vary based on the specifics of your package.

Meal Vouchers:

Consider purchasing meal vouchers for a quick and easy way to feed your group on the go. Options include:

  • Faneuil Hall Meal Vouchers: $11 per person (includes tax)
  • Harvard Square Pizza Vouchers: $8 per person (includes Tax)

Add Casual or Fine Dining

We work with dozens of restaurants in Harvard Square, Cambridge, Boston and beyond. Let us help you set up reservations or special events.

Add Lodging

We work with area hotels, Inns and B&Bs to provide lodging options for our groups at prices you won’t find on Expedia or other online booking sites.

FAQ

 How do I book a tour or event?
The best way to book a tour is to click “Book Now” on our website and fill out the order form. You will receive a response within 24 hours. (Please allow until Monday for requests sent on the weekend). A Trademark representative will personally attend to your questions and requests, and we will work with you to set up the perfect tour or package for your group. Our team is also available to answer questions or book your tour by phone (855.455.8747) or email (booking@trademarktours.com) Monday - Friday from 9AM-5PM EST.
 Do I have to pay immediately in order to book?
Our ordering process for private group tours does not require immediate payment. After you submit a booking request you will receive a service confirmation and an invoice. Invoices can be paid by check or credit card in advance of the tour. If you are booking a custom package, camp, workshop or conference, deposits may be required. However, you can still make these initial bookings without immediate payment.
 How far in advance do you accept reservations?
We accept reservations up to one year in advance. Most reservations are made months or weeks in advance but we can usually accommodate reservations with as little as 24-hours notice.
 How long is a standard tour?
Our tours typically last 90 minutes. The duration is flexible; we can make our tour longer or shorter depending on your schedule. We can also package tours, dining and attractions for longer visits.
 Who typically takes your tours?
We serve all ages and group types. We are especially popular among students, families, corporate groups, and international groups. Special tour content can be customized for groups upon request.
 Are your tours offered in multiple languages?
We offer tours and interpretive services in a number of languages including Mandarin Chinese, Japanese, Spanish & French. These tours must be reserved at least 1 week in advance and are subject to availability.
 Have your tours been reviewed?
In 2013 we were named a Small Business of the Year by the United States Small Business Administration. Our products have received praise in numerous national media outlets including The New York Times, National Public Radio, Forbes.com, NBC Radio, and the Boston Globe. We are a favorite on Trip Advisor (Certificate of Excellence 4 years in a row) and on Yelp.
 How do tour packages work?
We bundle our tours with a variety of popular activities including attractions, dining, transportation and lodging. These packages are customized based on the needs of our clients. Our goal is to save you time, money and energy so that your group can relax and have fun in your travels!
 Do you offer transportation?
Yes, we can accommodate groups of any size transportation including coach buses, trolleys, turtle-tops vans, private cars, limousine rentals and even school buses!
 Do you offer lodging?
Yes, we work with local hotels, inns and student dorms to provide convenient options for our groups. Group discounts are available.