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2017 Calendar

 

May 2017

a giante tortoise munches leaves on the Gay Galapagos adventure with HE Travel

Galapagos Multisport Adventure

From hiking the rim of an active volcano, Sierra Negra, to swimming with penguins, our Galapagos gay land adventure will take us to three distinctly unique volcanic Islands. Meet blue-footed boobies, Darwin’s finches, sea turtles, marine iguanas, and sea lions as we explore these picturesque islands.

Dates: May 8 to 16, 2017

Price: $6598

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Physical Challenge:

Physical Challenge Level 3

a long view of the colorado river and the boat on the HE Travel gay adventure Grand Canyon

Splash! Grand Canyon Rafting

Marvel at the breathtaking grandeur and vistas of the Grand Canyon, ride thrilling whitewater roller coasters, hike remote canyons to cascading waterfalls, and take time for self-reflection in profound quiet, while the Colorado River whispers you to sleep each night.

Dates: May 10 to 19, 2017

Price: $3598

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Physical Challenge:

Physical Challenge Level 3

great group of cyclists on the HE Travel gay Italy bike tour in Puglia

Puglia Villa Cycling Experience

Spend a week cycling along ancient Roman lanes, coastal drives and mountain paths. Each night, relax at an authentic gay owned and operated agriturismo, enjoying a glass of wine from the villa’s vineyards, gourmet meals, and a dip in the pool, with cute locals always stopping by to enjoy the festivities.

Dates: May 13 to 20, 2017

Price: $3498

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Physical Challenge:

Physical Challenge Level 2

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The Final Cuba Voyage with KPFK’s Cary Harrison

Radio station KPFK’s Cary Harrison invites you to experience this final Cuba voyage before new restrictions go into effect. This one-time cruise to all 3 of Cuba’s historical ports is guaranteed to be a mind-blowing experience that will last a lifetime! We cruise on the intimate Adonia, operated for us in a unique partnership with the newest cruise line, Fathom Travel.

Dates: May 14 to 21, 2017

Price: $3350

Open

Physical Challenge:

To fully enjoy this tour you should feel comfortable walking on hills, steps and uneven surfaces.

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Provencal – Gay French Cycling Tour

Visit castles, chapels, cafes, museums, meadows, vineyards, and a wildlife preserve on this gay bike tour of Provence, France. Stroll among the remains of a feudal fortress and a crumbled theater. Picnic at a Roman aqueduct. Bicycle through the magical forests and golden stone villages of Luberon.

Dates: May 21 to 28, 2017

Price: $3298

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Physical Challenge:

Activity Level 3 means exciting or strenuous adventure while experiencing the culture and natural beauty of our destination.

resting after riding horses on the HE Travel gay Ecuador adventure

Gay Ecuador- Hike and Bike near the Equator

Join us for a gay Ecuador tour that brings you to the equator in the Andes Mountains. Horseback riding through the hills, hiking down into an extinct volcano crater and visiting the Middle of the World Monument awaits your arrival.

Dates: May 16 to 23, 2017

Price: $4098

Booking Closed

Physical Challenge:

Activity Level 3 means exciting or strenuous adventure while experiencing the culture and natural beauty of our destination.

rowing the boats through the river on the HE Travel gay China cultural tour

China: Beijing, Shanghai, and a Yangtze Cruise

Discover China’s history, culture, art, food and fascinating scenery on this gay travel China tour. Walk the Great Wall. Cruise the Yangtze River and see the Three Gorges. See Beijing, Xian and Shanghai. China is an exotic delight for the senses. Visit well-known sites & less-visited gems.

Dates: May 31 to June 15, 2017

Price: $6698

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Physical Challenge:

Physical Challenge Level 1

June 2017

visiting the wailing wall on the HE Travel Israel gay cultural tour

Israel Pride and Heritage

Explore the complexities, beauty and challenges of ancient and modern life on this gay Israel cultural tour. We will uncover the archaeological beginnings of three great religions, introduce you to a thriving LGBT community, and expose you to the social labyrinths of modern Israel. Be in Tel Aviv for Pride!

Dates: June 1 to 10, 2017

Price: $5498

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Physical Challenge:

Physical Challenge Level 1

shaggy bison of antelope island on the HE Travel Gay Utah tour

Salt Lake City Multisport Adventure

Our gay biking & adventure tour of Salt Lake City provides days of adventure. Ride along the Jordan River Parkway Trail, & up several canyons. Learn local Mormon folklore. Soak in hot springs, ride the Alpine Slide & tour historic Park City. End the days among SLC’s vibrant gay night life.

Dates: June 3 to 9, 2017

Price: $3098

Open

Physical Challenge:

Activity Level 2 includes cultural tours with light adventure (and vice versa!).

our group at huayna picchu on the HE Travel gay Inca Trail tour

Incan Trails – Salkantay Trek

Hike one of the most remarkable trails in the entire world on our gay Incan Trails tour on the Salkantay Glacier route. Experience breathtaking views while hiking and camping for four days in a land of enchanting mystery. Our reward after hiking past glaciers, tropical forests, ancient temples and small villages is our destination: Machu Picchu, Lost City of the Incas.

Dates: June 23 to July 2, 2017

Price: $5198

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Physical Challenge:

Physical Challenge Level 4

sea bird in a colorful spot on the HE Travel gay galapagos wildlife tour

Galapagos Gay Cruise

Existing in virtual isolation for millions of years, the Galapagos Islands are home to many species found nowhere else on Earth. Join this gay Galapagos tour and experience this abundance and variety of equatorial wildlife closely, as we walk, hike, snorkel, swim and imagine Darwin’s dream.

Dates: June 28 to July 4, 2017

Price: $5498

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Physical Challenge:

Physical Challenge Level 1

a long view of the colorado river and the boat on the HE Travel gay adventure Grand Canyon

Splash! Grand Canyon Rafting

Marvel at the breathtaking grandeur and vistas of the Grand Canyon, ride thrilling whitewater roller coasters, hike remote canyons to cascading waterfalls, and take time for self-reflection in profound quiet, while the Colorado River whispers you to sleep each night.

Dates: June 28 to July 7, 2017

Price: $3598

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Physical Challenge:

Physical Challenge Level 3

July 2017

a classic view of Machu Picchu on the HE Travel gay luxury tour

Machu Picchu Luxury Tour

Stay 2 nights at the Machu Picchu ruins in the renowned Sanctuary Lodge. Contemplate the towering Andean peaks (Incan gods) at sunrise over Machu Picchu, dine at a private hacienda overlooking the Sacred Valley, shop Pisac’s colorful market, and be carried away by native music on this gay Machu Picchu & Peru tour. Conclude at the Hotel Monasterio, an amazing former monastery.

Dates: July 5 to 13, 2017

Price: $6398

Open

Physical Challenge:

Physical Challenge Level 2

Gay Hiking Trip on the Highline trail, Glacier National Park Montana with HE Travel

Glacier National Park

Known as the Switzerland of North America, Glacier National Park one of America’s most photogenic places! From hiking the jagged trails to whitewater rafting, your hunger for adventure will be satisfied daily. Join us for an intimate encounter with the land, sky, ice and wide-open spaces on this beautiful multi-sport gay Montana adventure!

Dates: July 8 to 15, 2017

Price: $3698

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Physical Challenge:

Physical Challenge Level 3

a long view of the colorado river and the boat on the HE Travel gay adventure Grand Canyon

Splash! Grand Canyon Rafting

Marvel at the breathtaking grandeur and vistas of the Grand Canyon, ride thrilling whitewater roller coasters, hike remote canyons to cascading waterfalls, and take time for self-reflection in profound quiet, while the Colorado River whispers you to sleep each night.

Dates: July 12 to 21, 2017

Price: $3598

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Physical Challenge:

Physical Challenge Level 3

friends pose in front of moai on the HE Travel gay Easter Island adventure tour

Easter Island Adventure

The remote location and stark but stunning landscape offer an interesting mix of activities and wondrous natural attractions on this gay adventure tour on Easter Island. Hike and bike around the island from volcanic heights to ocean shores and visit its many Moai statues.

Dates: July 14 to 19, 2017

Price: $2998

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Physical Challenge:

Physical Challenge Level 2

August 2017

a long view of the colorado river and the boat on the HE Travel gay adventure Grand Canyon

Splash! Grand Canyon Rafting

Marvel at the breathtaking grandeur and vistas of the Grand Canyon, ride thrilling whitewater roller coasters, hike remote canyons to cascading waterfalls, and take time for self-reflection in profound quiet, while the Colorado River whispers you to sleep each night.

Dates: August 9 to 18, 2017

Price: $3598

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Physical Challenge:

Physical Challenge Level 3

cute gay couple in the hot springs on the HE Travel Iceland Adventure Tour

Vikings and Volcanoes: Gay Iceland Adventure Tour

Join this gay Iceland tour and witness the extremes of Iceland: friendly descendants of Viking explorers; unspoiled lush wilderness, fuming volcanic craters, and rainbow-shrouded waterfalls; and a rich history including the world’s oldest parliament and some of folklore’s strangest sagas.

Dates: August 13 to 20, 2017

Price: $4548

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Physical Challenge:

Physical Challenge Level 3

view from montparnasse on the HE Travel gay london gay paris gay history tour

London & Paris Gay History Tour

Take this gay tour and immerse yourself in a marvelous discovery of two of the world’s greatest cities, London and Paris. Uncover gay history from the Renaissance through the modern age while walking among England’s famous gardens and museums and the glorious chateaux of the French Loire Valley countryside.

Dates: August 14 to 22, 2017

Price: $5375

Open

Physical Challenge:

Activity Level 2 includes cultural tours with light adventure (and vice versa!).

dolphins on Kauai Hawaii with HE Travel gay adventure tour

Kauai Multisport Adventure

From the lush valleys of the Na Pali Coast, to the top of Waimea Canyon, our gay Kauai multi-sport adventure will put you in the water, onto ATV’s, and under waterfalls in a prehistoric jungle. Enjoy ocean-view rooms, exquisite food & hospitality as we explore the “Garden Island” of Hawaii.

Dates: August 17 to 26, 2017

Price: $4798

Open

Physical Challenge:

Physical Challenge Level 3

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Middle Fork of the Salmon River Gay Rafting Adventure

The remote Middle Fork of the Salmon River runs cold, clear, and quick, past soaring cliffs and soothing hot springs. Join us for approximately 90 miles exhilarating gay whitewater rafting adventure. Camp on large sandy beaches and and explore burbling side creeks and quiet hiking trails.

Dates: August 21 to 28

Price: $3098

Open

Physical Challenge:

Activity Level 3 means exciting or strenuous adventure while experiencing the culture and natural beauty of our destination.

Astronomical Clock in Prague on the HE Travel gay Europe cultural tour

Capitals of Central Europe

Budapest, Vienna, Prague and More! During the height of the Holy Roman Empire, Central Europe nurtured architectural and musical influences that continue to this day. Enjoy our gay cultural tours with walking, concerts, a dinner cruise, rejuvenating baths, and ample time to explore.

Dates: August 25 to September 6, 2017

Price: $5298

Open

Physical Challenge:

Physical Challenge Level 1

September 2017

scenic lake bled on the HE Travel gay bike tour in Slovenia

Slovenia Gay Cycling

Cycle along the shaded lanes and rolling hills of Slovenia, always with a view of the snow-capped Alpine peaks. We’ll swim and raft in turquoise rivers and clear glacial lakes and enjoy picnics and superb local wines along the way. This region is rich in history, with a natural splendor all its own.

Dates: September 2 to 9, 2017

Price: $4598

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Physical Challenge:

Physical Challenge Level 2

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Gay Greece Cultural Tour

Visit classic landmarks of Greece’s Golden Age in Athens, Sparta Olympia and Delphi. See Byzantine churches below the stark cliffs of Monemvasia, mountaintop monasteries of Meteora, and echoes of St. Paul’s epic preaching to the Thessalonians. Conclude with a walk in the footsteps of Alexander the Great!

Dates: September 7 to 19, 2017

Price: $6498

Open

Physical Challenge:

To fully enjoy this tour you should feel comfortable walking on hills, steps and uneven surfaces.

bikers stop for a rest on the HE Travel gay biking tour in Tuscany Italy

Flavors of Tuscany – Italy Gay Cycling

Italy was made for biking! Join this gay Italy bike tour and enjoy the friendly Italian people, varied landscapes, world-famous cuisine, castles and splendid palaces, Etruscan tombs, museums, and medieval villages that make each day of cycling a new adventure!

Dates: September 10 to 17, 2017

Price: $3698

Open

Physical Challenge:

Activity Level 4 is for the hearty adventure traveler. These tours require excellent physical fitness.

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Gay Italy History

From the splendor of ancient Rome to the glory of the Renaissance…Italy is the historic and artistic treasure house of Western civilization. What makes it even more fascinating is how influential gay Italians were in creating all that we know today! From the Caesars to the Art Masters, Italy is a bastion of gay history and culture, and we’ll explore it all.

Dates: September 20 to 29, 2017

Price: $5448

Open

Physical Challenge:

Activity Level 2 includes cultural tours with light adventure (and vice versa!).

delicious fresh seafood in Puglia Italy with HE Travel

Puglia Villa Culinary Experience Gay Travel Italy

Savor the bounty of the rich traditions of Italy’s Adriatic coastal region of Puglia. By day explore mountain towns, seaside villages, Swabian castles and cave homes that pre-date the Renaissance. Then each evening relax in our authentic 14th century villa over a dinner featuring produce, meat and fish from the region, and olive oil and wine from the villa’s own fields.

Dates: September 30 to October 7, 2017

Price: $3698

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Physical Challenge:

Physical Challenge Level 1

October 2017

goats in a tree in Morrocan countryside with HE Travel gay trip

Morocco Magic and Mystery Gay Travel Cultural Tour

Morocco has a natural seductiveness, a charisma which attracts travelers like an exotic lover. Our gay Morocco tour takes us to beautiful ancient cities and modern metropolises; from the gorgeous coast to quaint remote towns on the far edges of the desert. Morocco’s arms are open for all who recognize its romance.

Dates: October 14 to 24, 2017

Price: $5298

Open

Physical Challenge:

To fully enjoy this tour you should feel comfortable walking on hills, steps and uneven surfaces.

 

a shark passes overhead on the HE Travel gay scuba Palau trip

Pristine Palau Gay Scuba Trip

Palau is home to some of the most beautiful scuba diving in the world! Crystal clear water, colorful sea creatures, historic shipwrecks, and unique cave systems add up to make the perfect destination. Our fun, adventurous gay diving group will make 13 unforgettable dives during our stay in this gorgeous tropical paradise.

Dates: October 21 to 29, 2017

Price: $4498

Open

Physical Challenge:

Physical Challenge Level 2

November 2017

autumn leaves and stone path on the HE Travel gay japan tour

Japan Gay Cultural Tour

Our tour includes three nights in Tokyo, two nights at a traditional Japanese ryokan, and an exciting two-night stay at the world-renowned Benesse Art Site on Naoshima Island. We conclude our tour in Kyoto, the historic city famous for its abundance of temples, flowers and gardens. We’ll stay there four nights, including a visit to a unique art museum built into a hillside. An optional overnight stay at a Zen monastery is available for those who are interested and are able to add two days to their exploration of Japan.

Dates: November 4 to 15, 2017 

Price: $6998

Open

Physical Challenge:

Physical Challenge Level 2

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Nile in Style: Gay Egypt Cultural Tour

Egypt has enchanted visitors throughout history and our gay Egypt tour is no exception. Join our small gay group us as we sail down the Nile on the ss Karim, a traditional paddle steamer built for kings. The riches of antiquity are our destination and our backdrop as we cruise through the land of the pharaohs.

Dates: November 18 to 29, 2017

Price: $6998

Open

Physical Challenge:

To fully enjoy this tour you should feel comfortable walking on hills, steps and uneven surfaces.

handsome nude trio on the HE Travel gay key west adventure tour

Gay Key West & Florida Keys Adventure Tour

Whether joining our adventure tour from South Beach through the Keys to Key West, or just a long weekend in Key West, we have an action packed itinerary for you this winter! Snorkel, paddleboard, bike, and just lounge at the beach, ending with a Moonlight Masquerade in the heart of Key West.

Dates: November 25 to December 4, 2017

Price: $4698

Open

Physical Challenge:

Physical Challenge Level 1

December 2017

 

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Gay Safari: Tanzania and Zanzibar Extension

We invite you to join our gay Tanzania safari & explore of one of the most well-preserved wilderness areas on earth. Tanzania has more land devoted to wildlife than anywhere else in the world. See what draws celebrities from around the world to spend days or even weeks in Tanzania.

Dates: December 3 to 12, 2017

Price: $7898

Open

Physical Challenge:

To fully enjoy this tour you should feel comfortable walking on hills, steps and uneven surfaces.

ruins at chichen itza on a gay vacation in Mexico with HE Travel

Mayan Wonders of Yucatan Mexico

This New Year’s Eve travel to the Yucatan Peninsula to be immersed in the history of Mayan civilization while exploring ancient temples. Join a fun gay group to climb the ruins, walk along an endless white sandy beach in Holbox, swim in a deep blue cenote, and learn about the Spanish conquest of this ancient land.

Dates: December 28, 2017  to January 6, 2018

Price: $4848

Open

Physical Challenge:

Physical Challenge Level 1

2018 Calendar

January 2018

handsome rapa nui men on the HE Travel Easter Island gay tour

Tapati Festival at Easter Island

The remote location and stark but stunning landscape offer an interesting mix of activities and wondrous natural attractions on this gay adventure tour on Easter Island. Hike and bike around the island from volcanic heights to ocean shores and visit its many Moai statues. This winter tour features the huge cultural festival taking place on the island, with contests, costumes, and feats of strength and agility by the young men of the community.

Dates: January or February 2018 (dates to be announced in June)

Price: $3298

Open

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Physical Challenge:

Physical Challenge Level 2

handsome hikers on the HE Travel gay adventure in patagonia Chile

Patagonia, Bottom of the World

Our small gay Chile tour group will revel in the vastness and natural grandeur of this remote region, with a focus on adventure! Enjoy hiking, kayaking, and horseback riding through the varied terrain of Patagonia, all with a friendly group of gay travelers!

Dates: January 26 to February 3, 2018

Price: $7198

Open

Physical Challenge:

Physical Challenge Level 3

a diver in lavender water on the HE Travel gay scuba trip in Saba

Octopus’ Garden Scuba Trip

Join this gay scuba diving tour and plunge into the tropical Caribbean waters of a gay-friendly island paradise! Discover a colorful world beneath the waves. Far from the usual vacation spots, the Dutch island of Saba is known to scuba divers worldwide for its spectacular underwater landscapes.

Dates: January 27 to February 3, 2018

Price: $2998

Open

Physical Challenge:

Physical Challenge Level 2

February 2018

rapeling on the HE Travel gay adventure in colombia

Gay Travel Colombia Adventure Tour

Our gay travel Colombia tour is an opportunity to escape the stresses of modern life. Enjoy mountain biking, paragliding, rappeling, caving, and ziplining, and meet the friendly people of Medellin.

Dates: February 4 to 11, 2018

Price: $3398

Open

Physical Challenge:

Physical Challenge Level 3

Two penguins frolic on the ice on the HE Travel gay Antarctica Adventure

Antarctica Adventure & Gay Cruise

A 10-day cruise along the waterways of the Antarctic Peninsula: rugged, savage, and teeming with extensive wildlife. Sail the Beagle Channel and Drake Passage, seeing icebergs, massive mountains and ice shelves. Step onto the continent, itself, and live an explorer’s dream.

Dates: February 7 to 17, 2018

Price: $10,250

Open

Physical Challenge:

Physical Challenge Level 2

uluru ayers rock on HE Travel gay Australia tour

Australia Dreamtime and Syndey Gay Mardi Gras

What is the mystery surrounding the Great Land called “OZ?” And no, it’s not the ruby slippers… Explore Gay “Down Under”, including visiting the Sydney Opera House to dining with an Aboriginal family. From sophisticated afternoon tea and 4-wheeling in the Outback, to sunset dinner aboard a private yacht and a fabulous Gay Mardi Gras, this is the trip of a lifetime!

Dates: February 23 to March 5, 2018

Price: $Pending 

Open

Physical Challenge:

To fully enjoy this tour you should feel comfortable walking on hills, steps and uneven surfaces.

our group in front of the taj mahal on the HE Travel gay India cultural tour

Jewels of India Gay Cultural Tour

From Delhi, the Taj Mahal & the cities of the Raj, we’ll focus on the art, architecture & history of this fascinating, sometimes contradictory land. This gay India tour has an abundance of famous temples, palaces, and forts. Take a leisurely pace, and relax in five-star luxury.

Dates: February 23 to March 6, 2018

Price: $7,198

Open

Physical Challenge:

To fully enjoy this tour you should feel comfortable walking on hills, steps and uneven surfaces.

March 2018

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Costa Rican Dreams

This gay Costa Rica dream adventure is the perfect mix of adrenaline and relaxation. We’ll have the opportunity to enjoy amazing accommodations hidden in the Dry Tropical Forest next to a thermal hot springs river. Dine under the stars with the sounds of nature all around and get the blood pumping with daily activities of zip-lining, rappelling and Tarzan swinging.

Dates: March 16 to 23, 2018

Price: $4248

Open

Physical Challenge:

Activity Level 2 includes cultural tours with light adventure (and vice versa!).

April 2018

cute couple take a break from biking on the HE Travel gay biking tour in Arizona

Cycling Arizona

Cycle miles of pristine bike trails on this gay Arizona bicycling adventure. Enjoy city life in Tucson then ride south to see historic landmarks, rugged canyons, and blazing sunsets. Cross the border for a Mexican feast, and soak up the colorful character of the American Southwest.

Dates: April 7 to 14, 2018

Price: $3198

Open

Physical Challenge:

Physical Challenge Level 3

a group of cyclists stops at a fresh fruit stand on the HE Travel gay Cuba cycling tour

Cuba Gay Cycling Trip

Cuba, a country on the cusp of change, has become folkloric. Travel with us to penetrate its almost-mythical façade. Cycling through the countryside we can truly experience Cuba’s heartfelt music, redolent landscapes, and friendly people.

Dates: April 21 to 28, 2018

Price: $4498

Open

Physical Challenge:

Physical Challenge Level 3

May 2018

a long view of the colorado river and the boat on the HE Travel gay adventure Grand Canyon

Splash! Grand Canyon Rafting

Marvel at the breathtaking grandeur and vistas of the Grand Canyon, ride thrilling whitewater roller coasters, hike remote canyons to cascading waterfalls, and take time for self-reflection in profound quiet, while the Colorado River whispers you to sleep each night.

Dates: May 2 to 11, 2018

Price: $3698

Open

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Physical Challenge:

Physical Challenge Level 3

great group of cyclists on the HE Travel gay Italy bike tour in Puglia

Puglia Villa Cycling Experience

Spend a week cycling along ancient Roman lanes, coastal drives and mountain paths. Each night, relax at an authentic gay owned and operated agriturismo, enjoying a glass of wine from the villa’s vineyards, gourmet meals, and a dip in the pool, with cute locals always stopping by to enjoy the festivities.

Dates: May 12 to 19, 2018

Price: $3598

Open

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Physical Challenge:

Physical Challenge Level 2

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Provencal – Gay French Cycling Tour

Visit castles, chapels, cafes, museums, meadows, vineyards, and a wildlife preserve on this gay bike tour of Provence, France. Stroll among the remains of a feudal fortress and a crumbled theater. Picnic at a Roman aqueduct. Bicycle through the magical forests and golden stone villages of Luberon.

Dates: May 20 to 27, 2018

Price: $3298

Open

Physical Challenge:

Activity Level 3 means exciting or strenuous adventure while experiencing the culture and natural beauty of our destination.

June 2018

bicycles and cyclists at the beach on the HE Travel Gay Portugal Cycling Tour

Gay Portugal Cycling – Biking the Blue Coast

Starting near Lisbon, our gay Portugal cycling trip takes us along quiet roads from the seaside hills of the Blue Coast through the agricultural region of Alentejo to the brilliant beaches of the Algarve. While hugging the Atlantic Coast, we’ll pass charming windmills, historic nautical sites, and quaint fishing villages. Experience the beauty and warm hospitality of Portugal!

Dates: June 2 to 9, 2018

Price: $4198

Open

Physical Challenge:

Activity Level 3 means exciting or strenuous adventure while experiencing the culture and natural beauty of our destination.

sea bird in a colorful spot on the HE Travel gay galapagos wildlife tour

Galapagos Gay Cruise

Existing in virtual isolation for millions of years, the Galapagos Islands are home to many species found nowhere else on Earth. Join this gay Galapagos tour and experience this abundance and variety of equatorial wildlife closely, as we walk, hike, snorkel, swim and imagine Darwin’s dream.

Dates: June 27 to July 3, 2018

Price: $5598

Open

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Physical Challenge:

Physical Challenge Level 1

hikers with goats and a pig in the Swiss Alps on the HE travel gay Switzerland hiking tour near Grindelwald

Grindelwald-Gay Alps Hiking

Three impressive Alpine peaks — the Eiger, Moench, and Jungfrau — rise abruptly from the river valley in the central Alps on this gay Swiss hiking tour. During our week of hiking, these “Oberland Giants” form a constant backdrop to the shining green meadows and breathtaking cliff side paths.

Dates: June 30 to July 7, 2018

Price: $3098

Open

Physical Challenge:

Physical Challenge Level 3

July 2018

a long view of the colorado river and the boat on the HE Travel gay adventure Grand Canyon

Splash! Grand Canyon Rafting

Marvel at the breathtaking grandeur and vistas of the Grand Canyon, ride thrilling whitewater roller coasters, hike remote canyons to cascading waterfalls, and take time for self-reflection in profound quiet, while the Colorado River whispers you to sleep each night.

Dates: July 4 to 13, 2018

Price: $3698

Open

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Physical Challenge:

Physical Challenge Level 3

aurora borealis on the HE Travel gay alaska adventure

Alaska Adventure

Alaska is home to majestic wildlife and a destination for adventure. Come with us and trek the bizarre landscape of Root Glacier, navigate a kayak through icy waters, fly over a volcano, explore pristine Denali National Park, and cruise Prince William sound.

Dates: July 20 to 29, 2018

Price: $4698

Open

Physical Challenge:

Physical Challenge Level 3

August 2018

a long view of the colorado river and the boat on the HE Travel gay adventure Grand Canyon

Splash! Grand Canyon Rafting

Marvel at the breathtaking grandeur and vistas of the Grand Canyon, ride thrilling whitewater roller coasters, hike remote canyons to cascading waterfalls, and take time for self-reflection in profound quiet, while the Colorado River whispers you to sleep each night.

Dates: August 15 to 24, 2018 OR

August 29 to September 7, 2018

Price: $3698

Open

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Physical Challenge:

Physical Challenge Level 3

HE Travel guides Zach and Charly and Pierre laughing during wine tasting Loire Vally France

Valley of the Chateaux Cycling

For 200 years, the kings of France outdid one another as they built palaces along the Loire Valley. Bicycle to Amboise, Chenonceau (where gay Henri III held drag parties), and Azay-le-Rideau. Our gay French bike tours are the perfect way to travel between the castles of France.

Dates: August 24 to 31, 2018

Price: $3298

Open

Physical Challenge:

Activity Level 2 includes cultural tours with light adventure (and vice versa!).

September 2018

sunflower field on the HE Travel gay bike tour of France

Colors of Burgundy

Cycle through hills and villages rich in history, redolent with the scents of forest and vineyard. Visit Chateauneuf, Roman ruins, medieval towns, and important sites in Catholicism. Burgundy is famed for its food and wine, so dining and wine-tasting will be as much fun as the biking!

Dates: September 1 to 8, 2018

Price: $3448

Open

Physical Challenge:

Activity Level 2 includes cultural tours with light adventure (and vice versa!).

HE Travel visits Positano Italy marina during gay Amalfi Coast tour

Italy Unveiled

An exquisite gay cultural tour of Italy with a congenial gay group exploring the Amalfi Coast, Capri and the enchanting regions of Basilicata and Puglia. We’ll delve into the history of Pompeii, and delight in the natural splendor of the region, admiring the tenacity with which ancient residents settled the cliffs and islands of the Mediterranean.

Dates: September 27 to October 6, 2018

Price: $6298

Open

Physical Challenge:

To fully enjoy this tour you should feel comfortable walking on hills, steps and uneven surfaces.

October 2018

delicious fresh seafood in Puglia Italy with HE Travel

Puglia Villa Culinary Experience Gay Travel Italy

Savor the bounty of the rich traditions of Italy’s Adriatic coastal region of Puglia. By day explore mountain towns, seaside villages, Swabian castles and cave homes that pre-date the Renaissance. Then each evening relax in our authentic 14th century villa over a dinner featuring produce, meat and fish from the region, and olive oil and wine from the villa’s own fields.

Dates: October 6 to 13, 2018

Price: $3698

Open

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Physical Challenge:

Physical Challenge Level 1

* Early Booking Web Discounts: Please read this carefully!    

To thank you for keeping up to date with our latest calendar, and to encourage early registrations, a $100 early booking web discount is available for most trips for which you pay your deposit at least six months before the departure date. To take advantage of this offer, please note:

  • These offers cannot be combined with any other discounts.
  • Your deposit must be received more than 6 months before the scheduled departure.
  • You must ask for discount at the time of making your reservation.
  • *Note: Discounts are not available for certain trips and holidays, reflecting many factors, including availability of space.

Some trips also qualify for early full payment discounts if you pay in full at least six months before the trip starts; ask our staff if this is available for your tour.

** Optional Single Supplement

Prices are per-person, based on double occupancy. Over half the people on our trips are traveling alone. We can match single travelers with a roommate; there’s no extra charge for this. On most trips, you also have the option of paying a single supplement, as shown, to have a room of your own.