How can I create Guided Tours?

Guided Tours are immersive journeys featuring 360° panoramas from our unique collection. We have recently launched the first version of our Guided Tour Editor, which allows you to create your own Guided Tours and share them with your students.

Log into your account, select "My Guided Tours" from the dropdown menu, and click the green "Create new Guided Tour" box in the upper right corner of your screen.

Create your own Guided Tours

  1. Begin by creating the Cover Slide for your Guided Tour. The Cover Slide is the introduction to the Guided Tour that you are about to create. It can include a title, a subtitle, and a panorama that serves as the background. Click save to begin creating content for your Guided Tour.

    Cover Slide filled in

  2. Now you are ready to add new slides to your Guided Tour. We have enabled two types of slides in this first version of Guided Tours.

    • Text Slides: Allow you to add text to your Guided Tours. Text slides feature an easy to use text editor and are useful for presenting learning objectives, explanations, and definitions for your students to learn.
    • Panorama Slides: Display 360º images, which illustrates concepts addressed in text slides. You can add any panorama from our collection of over 350,000 panoramas from all over the world to your Guided Tours. You can search for just the panorama you need by using relevant keywords and phrases. If you already know the URL of the panorama you’d like to add, you can simply paste it into the search box.

    Click "Add new slide", create a title for that slide, and then choose whether you want to add a text slide or a panorama slide.

    Add Text Slide

  3. You can add as many text and panorama slides to your Guided Tours as you want.

How can I see a preview of my Guided Tour?

Go to the "Edit" page of your Guided Tour. There you will be able to preview each slide by clicking on "Preview" inside each slide thumbnail. You can preview the entire Guided Tour by clicking on the "Preview" button in the upper right corner.

Edit Guided Tour page

How can I share my Guided Tour with my students?

Go to your Guided Tours page and click "Share" to share its link, email its link, or add it to your Google Classroom.

Share Guided Tour

You can also click the "Share" icon in the upper right corner when viewing your Guided Tour. Share Icon

How to view my Guided Tour in full screen and VR mode?

Click the icons in the upper right when viewing or previewing your Guided Tour in order to go to full screen and VR mode. Note that you can also share your Guided Tour by clicking the "Share" icon.

Icons - Guided Tour