Birthplace of the classic safari, Kenya is home to some of the best game viewing and most famous reserves on the continent. Africa’s ‘Big Five’ (elephant, rhino, lion, buffalo and leopard) will be in our sights as we travel overland in our pop-top safari vehicles accompanied by our safari guides. With a maximum of six participants per vehicle, we’ll each have a window seat to enjoy the best possible views of wildlife and take the best photos!
dates tbc Endowed with a varied topography and a diverse set of habitats, Uganda is a yet understated country that happens to provide one of the best opportunities for up-close and memorable wildlife encounters that we’ve ever experienced. Perhaps the country’s greatest attraction is its more than dozen species of primate, many of which we will see. These include Red-tailed Monkeys, Olive Baboons, Blue Monkeys and the ornate Guereza Colobus.
dates tbc Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia - Our journey begins in the historical city of Luang Prabang, where you will explore the gilded temples of Wat Mai and Wat Xieng Thong. On a cruise along the Mekong River, you will discover gold-lacquered Buddha statues nestled in the limestone caverns.
Australia and New Zealand with Womens Travel Network
Explore Australia, hitting all the hot spots. Starting in flashy Sydney; we’ll get out to watch the surfers at Bondi Beach, tour the famous Opera House, and hike the Blue Mountains, perfumed with eucalyptus oil. Then we’re off to Cairns to explore the rainforest and the Great Barrier Reef. From here we fly to the middle of the country, the vast red centre of Australia. Here we’ll experience aboriginal culture and visit remote Ayers Rock. Stays in Adelaide and Melbourne round out this dream holiday. With just the right balance between touring and free time, this is a great opportunity to finally get Down Under! If you have a little more time available, add on a week in New Zealand for some of the most spectacular scenery in the North and South Islands. .
This captivating journey is the perfect sampling of Indonesia’s rich cultural and scenic diversity. We start on the island of Java with the wealth of classical arts which reached its apex at Borobudur, the largest Buddhist monument in the world; its remarkable architecture representing the three spheres that divide the Buddhist universe.
Japan is a beautiful, intricately designed puzzle, artfully integrating its proud ancient culture with the most modern of everything. Our tour is timed to coincide with the Cherry blossom (Sakura) season and we will marvel at this magical sight.
Sicily is a history lesson on a plate. And the best way to understand the island’s colourful history is to immerse yourself in its cuisine. Sicily is fascinating, delicious and paradoxical. It has been influenced beautifully by the parade of Phoenicians, Greeks, Normans, Moors, Romans and Spanish who have left their mark in temples, cathedrals and palaces but also in language, customs and above all, food.
dates in may tbc Ireland packs a wallop into its small size; with its ever-changing scenery, ancient castles, small villages, charming pubs interesting crafts, it’s a fabulous place to explore with the Womens Travel Network. Along the way we’ll enjoy authentic Irish music and dance and plenty of time to get into the Irish spirit!
dates tba May 2021The brilliant blue of the Mediterranean, idyllic Greek islands, spectacular ancient sites, and jaw-dropping scenery; this trip to Greece has it all. This is the Greece you have dreamed about and this is the perfect trip to experience it.
Travel with us to explore the heart of Portugal with stays in Porto, Coimbra, and Lisbon. Visit opulent Porto with its maze of medieval streets and riverside charm. Enjoy the fascinating mix of edgy public art and historic buildings. Beautiful lookouts afford fabulous views over the colourful city and out to the sea. Wander the medieval streets of Obidos and Guimaraes and the historic university town of Coimbra. Delve into the ancient city of Lisbon with its postcard-perfect views from the heights of the city’s seven hills and white-domed churches and ancient buildings to admire in the cobbled streets. Portugal is tradition, history, and idyllic scenery!
This is where the sun rises first. Where Vikings landed over 1,000 years ago. This place is home to the oldest settlement and the oldest city in North America, but is the youngest province of Canada. A vast land, with a relatively small population, Newfoundland has some of the friendliest people you’ll ever meet.
This special Russian Waterways cruise offers a unique opportunity to explore Russia’s two great cities, Moscow and St. Petersburg, and to discover its lovely countryside, amazing architecture and rich cultural heritage. Our floating hotel will allow us to unpack just once, stay in the heart of each of these historic cities and pass through the canals, lakes and rivers that connect them.