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The primary reason for doing it on your own is usually lower cost and more flexibility. The primary reason of doing it with a guided tour is the local knowledge that your guide can share with you. So a traveler needs to decide, do they want to save money and just go look at it, or do they want to come away with an insiders understanding of it. And no, ...
What a great question! I have given 'free walking tours' in London for a long time. Also in England (e.g., Yorkshire). Also in France. And from time-to-time I guide a 'free tour' on the Route Napoléon which involves either cars or motorcycles and lasts several days. They are all heavily oriented to history and/or literature. I have also guided free ...
I've found TourAmigo (http://www.touramigo.com/) to be the best tour comparison site for multi-day tours. They cover 10 different continents and all the small and major tour operators and allows you to contact the tour companies directly to book which avoids commission fees.
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