Why Women Only Tours?

Well why not?, you may have spent the greater part of your life looking after other people or maybe your life has changed drastically, are you now retired, single or widowed? Traveling in small groups with other women provides a sense of safety, comfort and sisterhood allowing you to explore new destinations, leaving all of the details to us.
Perhaps you always wanted to take a culinary tour of Italy, but your husband/partner has no interest? How about a trip of a lifetime with your mother or daughters?
We can customize any kind of tour you are looking for, or you can join one of our existing group tours.

Here’s a few ideas to get you started

• solo travel
• yoga and wellness retreats
• spa getaways
• hiking/cycling tours
• girlfriend getaways
• adventure tours
• culinary tours
• art and culture tours
• shopping tours
• special interest tours
• weekend getaways
• beach getaways
• photography tours
• wine tours

Featured Guided 2020 Tours

Costa Rica Pura Vida Wellness and Yoga Tour

March 20 – 29, 2020

Specialty tour for Solo Female Travelers

Visiting: Arenal, Tabacon Hot Springs, Monteverde Cloud Forest and Nosara

Includes: 9 nights hotel as per specified itinerary, daily breakfast, 4 lunches and 4 dinners

  • Meet and greet at the Daniel Oduber International Airport
  • Airport porterage
  • 3 Nights at Rancho Margot Lodge, Deluxe room.
  • 2 Nights at Fonda Vela hotel, Junior Suite room
  • 3 nights at Olas Verdes Hotel, Luxury Suite Room
  • 1 night at Hilton Garden Inn Liberia, Standard Room
  • Arenal Hanging Bridges
  • Rancho tour at Rancho Margot
  • Night tour at Rancho Margot
  • 2 hours of yoga per person per day in Rancho Margot
  • Tabacón Grand Spa & thermal Resort
  • Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve
  • Boca Nosara Wildlife Kayak tour
  • 2 yoga sessions per person per day in Olas Verdes Hotel
  • Meals as specified in the program: Daily breakfast, 4 lunches, 4 dinners
  • Bottled water to refill everyday
  • All current taxes
  • All transfers on deluxe A/C motor coach
  • 10 days with bilingual Guide
  • Bilingual guide for departure transfer
  • 10 Days of private transportation on a deluxe A/C motor coach
  • 10 Days of private English speaking naturalist guide

LAND ONLY COST (International  airfare available upon request)

Per person based on double occupancy: CAD $4595

Single supplement: CAD $695

***Prepaid Tipping and Gratuities: Collected with final payment at a cost of CAD $22.00 per person per day. Your host will handle all tipping at destinations.

Minimum passengers: 10 / Maximum passengers: 20

For more information on this tour please contact Marlain Wietzes at mwietzes@tpi.ca

 

 

Italy Odyssey

May 16 – 27, 2020

Specialty Tour for Solo Female Travelers

Visiting: Venice – Cinque Terre – Lucca – Pisa – Florence – Siena – Tuscany countryside – Capri – Maiori – Rome

Includes: 11 nights hotel, daily breakfast, 4 lunches and 3 dinners

  • Explore architectural gems of Venice Island
  • Memorable gondola boat trip through the famous Canals of Venice
  • Boat trip to three islands surrounding Venice : Murano, Burano and Torcello
  • Visit the UNESCO World Heritage site – Cinque Terre – Enjoy the magnificent 5 islands & lunch with local wines
  • Visit Lucca, an important medieval city in Tuscany
  • Visit The Tuscany village of Pisa and see the Famous Leaning Tower of Pisa
  • Walking tour of glorious Florence
  • Stop in Sienna with the best-preserved examples of medieval Italian architecture in the world
  • Cooking class – discovering the secrets of Tuscan Cuisine
  • Visit to the island of Capri and its spectacular surrounds (including round trip boat transfers)
  • Discover the Amalfi coast by visiting three of the most popular and beautiful villages: Positano, Amalfi and Ravello
  • Heart of Rome walking tour
  • The Colosseum – one of the most famous monuments in the world
  • Enriching Lives Exclusive Excursion: Visit the Venerable Arch-confraternity of the Misericordia of Florence

LAND ONLY COST (International Airfare available upon request)

Per person based on double occupancy: CAD $4441

Single supplement: CAD $1255

***Prepaid Tipping and Gratuities: Collected with final payment at a cost of CAD $22.00 per person per day. Your host will handle all tipping at destinations.

Minimum passengers: 14 / Maximum passengers: 20

For more information on this tour, please contact Marlain  Wietzes at mwietzes@tpi.ca

 

Enchanting Peru

Sept 4 – 13, 2020

 

Specialty travel for Solo Female Travelers

Visiting: Lima – Cusco – Sacred Valley – Machu Picchu – Cusco – Lima

Includes: 9 nights hotel, daily breakfast, 5 lunches and 4 dinners

Highlights:

  • Peruvian culinary demonstration & lunch in Lima
  • Visit to the pre-Inca ruins of museum of Pachacamac
  • Peruvian Paso Horse Show also known as “Caballo de Paso” and lunch
  • Experience the unique experience of dining at the Huaca Pucllana restaurant in Lima, overlooking ancient ruins
  • Experience of tribute to Mother Earth (Pago a la Tierra)
  • Enjoy a sustainable, locally prepared lunch, prepared by a local family, high in the Andes
  • Experience the PERURAIL Vistadome train ride from Ollantaytambo to Agua Callientes where you take a bus to the unbelievable sights of the “Lost City of the Incas”, Machu Picchu
  • A fully guided Machu Picchu experience with lunch at the beautiful Belmond Hotel outside of the Machu Picchu site
  • Enriching Lives Exclusive Excursion: Visit to an authentic Quechua Village
  • Moray Terraces, Sacred Valley
  • Maras Salt Pools, Sacred Valley
  • Cusco City Tour and famous Sacsayhuamán ruins
  • Visit to the Choco Museum where you will enjoy a chocolate class
  • Weaving demonstration at Chinchero village
  • Magic Water Circuit in Lima
  • Farewell gala dinner at the oceanfront, world-famous Cala Restaurant

LAND ONLY COSTS: (International Airfare Available Upon Request)

Per person on double occupancy: CAD $4295

Single supplement: CAD $995

Minimum passengers: 10 / Maximum passengers: 20

For more information on this tour, please contact Marlain Wietzes at mwietzes@tpi.ca

Kenya and Tanzania Safari

Sept 29 – Oct 15, 2020

Specialty travel for Solo Female Travelers

Visiting: Nairobi – Mount Kenya National Park – Congreves Conservancy – Gilgil – Masa Mara Game Reserve – Serengeti National Park – Ngorongoro Crater – Lake Manyara National Park – Arusha

Includes: 16 nights hotel, daily breakfast, 12 lunches and 13 dinners

Highlights:

  • Kazuri Women’s Beading Project
  • Daphne Sheldrick Animal Orphanage and Karen Blixen Museum & Giraffe Centre
  • Mount Kenya National Park
  • Optional: Ol Pejeta Conservancy an unforgettable safari experience
  • Congreves Conservancy
  • Trip to Gilgil and to the Saidia Children’s Centre
  • Nakuru National Park
  • Masai Mara National Reserve
  • Optional: Balloon safari over the Mara OR visit a traditional Masai Manyatta;s Community
  • Serengeti National Park is Tanzania’s oldest park
  • Ngorongoro Conservation Area
  • Lake Manyara National Park
  • Mto wa Mbu Village
  • ENRICHING LIVES EXCLUSIVE: Experience life in a local community

Per person based on double occupancy: CAD $9790

Per person based on single occupancy: CAD $11,710

***Prepaid Tipping and Gratuities: Collected with final payment at a cost of CAD $22.00 per person per day. Your host will handle all tipping at destinations.

Minimum passengers: 10 / Maximum passengers: 17

KENYA ONLY – Mara/Nairobi flight Included | 10 Days / 9 Nights

Per person based on double occupancy: CAD $5245

Per person based on single: CAD $6540

For more information on this tour, please contact Marlain Wietzes at mwietzes@tpi.ca

South Africa and Victoria Falls

Oct 7 – 18, 2020

 

 

Specialty Tours for the Solo Female Traveler

Visiting: Cape Town – Johannesburg – Karongwe Game Reserve – White River – Victoria Falls

Includes: 11 nights hotel, daily breakfast, 7 lunches and 7 dinners

Highlights:

  • Visit the famous Table Mountain
  • Doing Life with Mandela
  • Cape Town City Tour
  • Enjoy magical evening at Gold Restaurant
  • Explore Hout Bay Harbour, Chapman’s Peak, Cape of Good Hope as a part of Cape Peninsula Tour
  • Wine Tasting with Rosemary Mosia, founder of Bridge Wines
  • Home hosted dinner prepared by Sheila Tempi in Guguletu
  • Enriching Lives Exclusive: Visit and lunch with Victoria Mxenge Community
  • Soweto Tour (Apartheid Museum, Hector Peterson Memorial and Mandela House)
  • Safari experience at Karongwe Game Reserve
  • Explore one of South Africa’s most picturesque Panorama Route
  • Fully guided tour of the Jane Goodall Chimpanzee Tour
  • Guided Tour of the Majestic Victoria Falls
  • Traditional Zimbabwean dishes at farewell Boma dinner

LAND ONLY COSTS: (International Airfare Available Upon Request)

Per person based on double occupancy: CAD $6990

Single supplement: CAD $1595

***Prepaid Tipping and Gratuities: Collected with final payment at a cost of CAD $22.00 per person per day. Your host will handle all tipping at destinations.

Minimum passengers: 15 / Maximum passengers: 20

For more information on this tour, please contact Marlain Wietzes at mwietzes@tpi.ca

Mystical Morocco

Nov 14 – 23, 2020

Specialty Travel for the Solo Female Traveler

Visiting: Casablanca – Rabat – Meknes – Volubilis – Fes – Erfoud – Merzouga – Tinghir – Dades & Todra Gorges – Ouarzazate – Marrakech – Casablanca

Includes: 9 nights hotel, daily breakfast, 3 lunches, 8 dinners

Highlights:

  • Sightseeing tour of Casablanca City
  • We visit Rabat, the Nation’s Capital
  • Visit to the imperial city of Meknes and Volubilis city, one of Morocco’s best-preserved Roman ruins
  • Tour of Medieval and Modern Fez
  • Pottery workshop in Fes
  • Dinner at “La Maison Bleue”
  • Travel to Erfoud via the Mountains of the middle Atlas passing by Ifrane (the “Moroccan Switzerland”)
  • Stay at a Luxury Desert Camp includes authentic Moroccan dinner under the stars and breakfast in the morning
  • Sunset camel ride
  • Sunrise Sahara desert safari
  • Pass by the Valley of the Roses
  • En route visit of Ouarzazate includes stop at Kasbah Taourirt and UNESCO-restored Ksar of Ait Ben Haddou
  • Enroute visit Hollywood of Morocco (Ozziwood)
  • Full day tour of Marrakech, visits to Yves Saint Laurent museum, Majorelle gardens, souks and squares
  • Lunch at Association Amal: a Marrakech-based non-profit organization dedicated to the empowerment of disadvantaged women
  • Dinner in a Moroccan family house
  • Authentic Moroccan cooking class
  • Moroccan Hammam & massage (45 min Hamman + 45 min massage) in Marrakech
  • Enriching Lives Exclusive: Giving Back with Visit to Sidi Bernoussi Orphanage
  • Dinner at the mythical Rick’s Café saloon

LAND ONLY COSTS: (International Airfare Available Upon Request)

Per person on double occupancy: CAD $4485

Single supplement: CAD $995

***Prepaid Tipping and Gratuities: Collected with final payment at a cost of CAD $22.00 per person per day. Your host will handle all tipping at destinations.

Minimum passengers: 10 / Maximum passengers: 20

For more information on this tour, please contact Marlain Wietzes at mwietzes@tpi.ca

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