About Us

Knutson Travels was founded on a simple premise, culture. We bring cultural immersion to the forefront of every tour and provide an experience that breaks social norms. Most people travel to experience something new, but do we actually see the local culture or something orchestrated by an outsider to make us feel comfortable??

Your guides to another world, Josh & Natasha oversee every detail, right there on tour with you.

Our Tour Experiences

  • Indulgence – for those groups/families wanting an exceptional tour experience.
  • Escorted – a cultural experience tour with 16 – 26 like minded travelers.
  • Group – tours for friends & families, with the itineraries of Escorted Tours (minimum of 4 travelers). Prices may vary based on tour selected vs Escorted.

What We Do

We provide a tour experience unlike any other, bringing the local culture to the forefront. We realize that you can travel to visit monuments and local “tourist” attractions, but what do you learn about local customs and beliefs? We are one of the only tour companies where the owners accompany each group on the tour, not only bringing our experiences but ultimately giving each tour member a sense of family. We aim to provide cultural experiences on our website as well, we are in the process of adding music, movies, and faux paux’s etc. to give you a better sense of what it takes to be a local! We don’t peer out of a bus window to experience a destination, we get out there and experience the local customs first hand through cultural festivals!

Why We Do It

We believe that tours should provide a sense of culture. We aim to break down the social norms and give our clients unparalleled access to local cultural experiences. We believe that through travel, a person gains a better perspective on life!

What Makes Us Different

We lead each tour ourselves, giving each client a sense that we value your business, instead of sending you to a new world with strangers.

Why Tour With Us

We don’t just provide tours, we provide experiences and want you to have the time of your life. With our travel experiences, we’ve found the best way to do so is by learning about and through customs, culture, food and people.

What Makes Us Family

We lead each tour ourselves, we take pride in our knowledge and experiences to give you the experience of a lifetime.

Golden Temple – Amritsar, Punjab, India

Experiences – The Blog

06

Feb
2022
The Internship
Posted by: Josh Knutson /360
After an amazing beach and boat adventure in Phuket, it was time to start my internship in Chiang Mai. My internship was at the Northern Small & Medium Enterprise Center (NSME Center) as a finance/marketing intern. My main task was to assess the financials of the NSME Center to determine if they would be able […]
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30

Dec
2021
The Beach
Posted by: Josh Knutson /490
After a whirlwind month in Chiang Mai, it was time to head South for some fun! We flew to Phuket via Bangkok for a couple of days of beach bliss! Our hotel for the next 4 days was owned by a Washington State University alum on the beautiful Kata Beach which had 6 months prior […]
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19

Sep
2021
Golden Triangle Tour
Posted by: Josh Knutson /680
Sitting in class one day, our professor told us we didn’t have anything planned one weekend and asked if we’d like to go on a tour to the Golden Triangle via a private tour company. A handful of us raised our hands and our trip to the seedy North was about to begin! Our drive […]
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