Unforgettable Private Tours With Locals | City Unscripted Hero image

100% private & personalized tours and experiences

Friendly, knowledgeable & individually selected locals

From first time visits to off the beaten path experiences

TripAdvisor traveller`s choice 2020
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CityUnscripted founders Nick, Yunna, Anna, and Joakim hero image
Hi, we’re Nick, Yunna, Anna, and Joakim – the founders of City Unscripted.

When we look back on our most memorable travel experiences, they’re connected by one common thread: the people. Our friends in the countries we’ve traveled to have given us a profound understanding of their city’s spirit and soul. Seeing a city through a local lens makes it so much more than a destination; it becomes a second home. These intimate connections with people and places around the world are what we want to replicate for you with our diverse network of incredible hosts from all ages and backgrounds. Between them, we’ll find your perfect match – consider us your friend in the city.

Discover the city just like you would if you were visiting a friend who lives there

Looking out for your safety

During these uncertain COVID-19 times, we are doing all we can to keep you and our hosts safe. Find out more here.

  • Our experiences are 100% private and fully tailored to your wishes

  • Our local hosts are up-to- date on their city’s health regulations

  • We know how to avoid the crowds and navigate the city safely

  • We carry out basic health- checks on hosts and guests before any experience

How it works
  • 1

    Tell us about you!

    Once you book, fill in a quick questionnaire and tell us what you’d like from your experience.

  • 2

    We introduce you to your perfect local

    Build your perfect tour and experience together

  • 3

    The best part!

    Experience the city like you would with a knowledgeable friend living there

What our guests say

“We felt like we were spending time with a friend who wanted us to experience the best of her hometown.”

“Possibly the best single day tour my wife and I have ever had and we have traveled a lot.”

“The wonder of this tour is you can change paths at any moment. It was exactly what I wanted, even when I didn’t know I wanted it.”

“We saw as much as was possible as the tour was built around the attractions that were important to us. Would highly recommend.”

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The ultimate private tours with locals

At City Unscripted, it’s our mission to transform what private tours and experiences should look like. You could say we’re in the business of matchmaking – connecting our guests with like-minded local insiders who instantly become a friend in the city.

Every traveler is different, and that’s why our private guides are, too. The passionate local insiders handpicked by City Unscripted to host our unforgettable private tours around the world come from different ages, backgrounds, careers, and perspectives.

If you’re a culinary connoisseur looking for phenomenal food tours, we’ll hook you up with private guides who spend their spare time seeking out their city’s best restaurants. If you want tours with locals that let you explore alternative neighborhoods off the beaten track, we’ll find the local insiders who hang out there every weekend.

Book private city experiences with us, and we’ll go the extra mile to pair you with the private guides who are most suited to you.

Our beliefs

  • There’s a curious traveler inside all of us, and curiosity is where exploration begins
  • Like-minded local insiders are the only people who can unlock the magic of a city
  • Passion and personal connection are more important than pomp and presentation

Our values

  • Authenticity: honesty and creativity are core qualities of our local insiders and team
  • Spontaneity: authentic travel is fluid and shouldn’t be limited by a predetermined script
  • Curiosity: tours with locals should bring greater understanding of people and places
  • Connection: unforgettable private city experiences involve passionate, likable people
  • Individuality: every person is different, just like all personalized experiences should be

Our customers

  • We exist for independent explorers who crave authentic travel