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May 29th, 2022
50 VR Tours and Excursions
If you ever wondered what a particular location would look like from a closer perspective, virtual reality can provide you with that magic.
Virtual reality offers a plethora of free VR tours and excursions for you to try and we’ve compiled a list of 50 of them!
These tours or excursions are great for young children, students, teacher or those just want to explore the world.
In order to view these VR tours, you’ll need a VR headset such as a Google Cardboard or Oculus Quest. Whilst the Quest 2 is one of the best viewing experience, Google Cardboards are extremely cheap ($10-15) and can be bought for entire classrooms.
Most of these tours can also be viewed from a computer, although it won’t have the same immersion.
The city of romance, Paris, is one of the most popular destinations for tourists. For those who did not have the opportunity to see all the essential sights that the city can offer, this video does a decent job of making you feel like you are right there.
Japan has a lot of interesting locations, but getting to experience Tokyo like you are walking down its popularized streets during the daytime in VR is something that we can highly recommend to anyone.
One of the most popular cities for its historic buildings in London, and in this 360 experience, you will get to see all of the important ones like the Buckingham Palace, the Tower of London, Tower Bridge, and many others.
Photographer Luca Locatelli travels to Mecca and Medina during umrah, which is a minor pilgrimage. During this documentary, you will get to see both the culture of people and architecture in Saudi Arabia.
Everyone knows how beautiful the Taj Mahal is, but seeing it in 2D and in VR are completely different experiences. In this video, you will get to see this amazing architecture from some of the best angles.
This is the last part of the Vatican that we are going to mention on our list, and that is the Salone Sistino. No words can describe its beauty, and the same can be said for anything within the Musei Vaticani.
While it is one of the most horrific locations on the planet, it is also one of the most important ones in history. In this VR video, you will get a quick tour of Auschwitz more than 70 years after its liberation.
There is no better way to experience the tour of the White House other than to get a VR tour from former President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle. In our opinion, getting a personal tour like this in VR is maybe even better than seeing it in real life.
There are many experiences where you can get a tour of the supermodel’s closet, but the one that started the series is the one by Kendall Jenner. If you are curious about what a supermodel’s wardrobe looks like, you can see it in a 360-view and a very-high-resolution.
While some of us are lucky enough to explore space in person, most of us will never get that opportunity. In this VR experience, you will get to see six actual exoplanets and explanations of what they are from passionate scientists.
Our body is quite complicated, but it is something that gets everyone’s interest. While this VR tour does not cover everything, it covers a few interesting things about our bodies, as if you were flying in a micro-ship inside it.
Disney Land is one of the most popular places for people to enjoy all kinds of rides. If you haven’t gotten to experience them in real life because they are not nearby or because you are afraid of real rides, trying out this one, even if it is not based on a real ride, it will definitely sate your hunger for that Disney experience.
A fantastic tour through Seaworld in Orlando can be experienced in VR, and it is almost as good as you are there in person. You get to see some of the most iconic locations with static and motion content.
One of the most relaxing places to go on vacation is the Maldives. If you were wondering what the place looks like before going there, this is the perfect video to give you a quick tour of the islands.
The UN is one of the most important things in the world, and if you were wondering what the room where all of the nations meet looks like, this video will provide you with not only the visuals but also a tour given by the President of the General Assembly, Tijjani Muhammad-Bande.
Another museum in Amsterdam that you can experience in virtual reality is the one devoted to the famous artist Van Gogh. You get to see all of his work from a close perspective like you are there in person.
The National Geographic Explorer Martin Edström managed to capture one of the best VR experiences where you get a 360 view of the beautiful savannah while following the life of Gibson, the lion, and his mother.