Personal Heritage Journeys

Welcome to unique private-guided travel experiences that are completely customized around your unique family history, brought to you by Kensington Tours and Ancestry®.

Ancestry is the industry leader in family history, and their AncestryProGenealogists® division is the home of the genealogical experts who work with you. It’s the perfect pairing with Kensington Tours’ years of crafting custom private-guided travel to over 100 countries across the globe.

For your Personal Heritage Journey, Kensington will create a customized travel experience around the most meaningful places and moments in your family’s past. You can touch the same stones as your ancestors once did, walk the same streets, and hear their stories. You’ll feel a profound and deeply personal sense of connection.

To help you think about possibilities for your Personal Heritage Journey, we’ve highlighted one example below,  just for a thought starter; each journey they create is of course based on your unique family history, and we serve many more countries than the ones you see here.

Create a vivid personal connection to your past.


Northern Italy Heritage Journey

Rome, Florence, Benevello, Verbania, Milan

The AncestryProGenealogists® Experience with Kensington Tours - Create your own, one-of-a-kind heritage tour with the assistance of a professional genealogist and customized by your Destination Expert. As you follow your family’s footsteps, you'll stay in hand-picked accommodations and have access to private vehicles, drivers, and the best guides. You may even be able to meet your cousins!

AncestryProGenealogists® Bronze Research Package

Identify the town where your ancestors lived, if available, and provide ideas on what to see in the area:

  • Pre-trip research with an expert Genealogist
  • High-level research report of your research session, highlighting key findings and outlining recommended next steps
  • Copies of any documents/images found during the session
  • One day with a professional genealogist in your ancestral home town or region; completely customizable


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Click here for the sample Northern Italy Heritage Journey itinerary. Please work with one of our travel advisors to put together your custom itinerary by submitting a TRIP REQUEST below.

About Kensington Tours

With Kensington's industry-leading, 24/7 support and operational expertise you’ll travel with peace of mind. Should hiccups occur, you can rest assured that round-the-clock assistance is only a phone call away.

  • The moment you touch down and clear customs, Kensington is there for you and will take care of the rest. A Kensington Tours representative will meet you at the airport to start your personalized trip.

  • Live updates to stay in touch with you throughout your travels. If changes are necessary, you’ll receive live updates via the Kensington Tours app.

  • Anyone can book a vacation, but Kensington is in the business of turning travel aspirations into reality. If you’re not happy, just let them know and they'll make it right.

Travel Insurance

Once you've planned your trip, protect your vacation dollars and travel experience with travel insurance from Travel Insured International trip protection plans and/or MedjetAssist.

Travel Insured International® Travel Insurance

For more than 20 years, Travel Insured International has led with a passion that is based on a “do it better, do it smarter” mentality. They take pride in their mission, which built upon trust, innovation, and treating each and every customer like they are part of the family. As a principal provider of travel insurance, Travel Insured International helps our customers find solutions to any travel-related problem.

As a leading travel insurance provider, their goal is to help each individual travel confidently. They aim to keep their customers informed every step of the way, and most importantly to be there to help when things go wrong.

Whether it's business related, a long awaited cruise vacation, or a trip back home to see family and friends, traveling with a protection plan helps you relax and enjoy your travel experience to the fullest.

CLICK HERE to buy Travel Insured International Travel Insurance online now or talk to one of our travel advisors about adding Travel Insured International Travel Insurance to your vacation!


MedjetAssist is the premier global air-medical transport membership program in the U.S. As a member, if you are hospitalized more than 150 miles from home, MedjetAssist will arrange comprenhensive medical transportation to the hospital of your choice, not just the nearest adequate facility. Peace of mind every time you travel!

Domestic air-medical transports average $25,000 and internationally, it can exceed $100,000 but not with the protection of Medjet. Annual memberships are only $260 for an individual or $395 for a family, and Short-Term membersgips start as low as $99. Multi-year, Corporate and Group memberships are also available.

The MedjetAssist Difference

  • Air-Medical transport is to the member's hospital of choice, including home hospital.
  • No "medical necessity" - Neither the attending physician nor the capability of the existing facility determines the merit of a transport.
  • No healtth questions for those under the age of 75. Diamond applications are available for individuals ages 75 to 85. Applications must be approved prior to departure.
  • For individuals age 85 and up, Platinum memberships are available. This program is available to AARP members only and protects the member while they travel internationally. A Platinum membership application is required and must be approved prior to departure.
  • No adventure travel exclusions; No natural disaster exclusions; No terrorism exclusions.
  • No dollar limits on evacuations; No deductibles; No co-pays; No claim forms.
  • Domestic as well as international protection.

MedJet Q&A:

Q: What would happen if you became hospitalized because of illness or injury during your next trip? How would you manage getting back to your home hospital or another hospital of your choice… close to your family, trusted physicians, and in-network insurance?

A: With Medjet it would be easy because you would have the peace of mind knowing you have an unsurpassed team of professionals that would arrange for an air-medical transport back to the hospital of your choice, regardless of medical necessity. All you pay is your membership fee for this comprehensive protection.

Terms & Conditions

*USD per person, based on double occupancy. Prices are subject to change. As itineraries are custom-designed for you, the final price will vary and is also based on the month of travel.