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2018 Calendar

May 2018

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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

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Physical Challenge:

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

Beautiful courtyard of Mount of Olives on the HE Travel Israel gay cultural tour

Israel Pride & 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. Consider an optional 3-night extension afterward to visit Petra and other landmarks of Jordan.

Dates: May 31 to June 9, 2018

Price: $5698

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Physical Challenge:

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

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

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Physical Challenge:

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

our group takes a break from hiking on the HE Travel gay Inca Trail tour

Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu

Hike one of the most remarkable trails in the entire world on our gay trek to Machu Picchu 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: the Lost City of the Incas.

Dates: June 23 to July 3, 2018 

Price: $5348

Booking Closed

Physical Challenge:

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

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

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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 cliffside paths.

Dates: June 30 to July 7, 2018

Price: $3098

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Physical Challenge:

Physical Challenge Level 3

July 2018

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 4 to 12, 2018

Price: $6498

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Physical Challenge:

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

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

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

Glacier National Park Hiking Tour

Known as the Switzerland of North America, Glacier National Park is 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 13 to 20, 2018

Price: $3798

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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 18 to 27, 2018

Price: $4698

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Physical Challenge:

Physical Challenge Level 3

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Croatia Adventure

Explore the gorgeous South Adriatic Sea and islands while cruising aboard a comfortable 38-passenger boat. Beginning in Dubrovnik, we will make our way to several islands, including Mljet, Korcula, Hvar, and Brac. Spend time strolling through the countryside vineyards and savoring local wine. We will get our fill of swimming in the Adriatic Sea as we jump into the refreshing, blue water. Explore the islands by foot, kayak, and bicycle and get a great perspective of these quaint island towns and the locals.

Dates: July 28 to August 4, 2018

Price: $4998

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Physical Challenge:

Physical Challenge Level 2

August 2018

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

Vikings and Volcanoes: Iceland Adventure Tour

Witness the extremes of Iceland: friendly Viking descendants, unspoiled lush wilderness, fuming volcanic craters, geysers and natural hot springs, rainbow-festooned waterfalls, playful puffins and a rich history including some of folklore’s strangest sagas.

Dates: August 12 to 19, 2018

Price: $4898

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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: August 15 to 24, 2018

Price: $3698

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

Slovenia Gay Cycling (An Active Food & Wine Tour!)

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: August 18 to 25, 2018

Price: $4798

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Physical Challenge:

Physical Challenge Level 2

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Colorado Gay Dude Ranch

Grab your cowboy gear and head to a gorgeous Colorado dude ranch for a week of ranch-style activities. Enjoy horseback riding, fly-fishing, mountain biking, whitewater rafting, a cattle drive and more. After each exhilarating day, you’ll have plenty of time to relax poolside, take a gorgeous hike or play a round of pool at the guest house. The views are stunning from any spot on the property.

Dates: August 18 to 25, 2018

Price: $4398

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Physical Challenge:

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

up-close kayaks sitting riverside at camp on the HE Travel gay rafting whitewater adventure in Idaho

Middle Fork of the Salmon River 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 more than 90 miles exhilarating gay whitewater rafting adventure. Camp on large sandy beaches and explore burbling side creeks and quiet hiking trails.

Dates: August 21 to 28, 2018

Price: $3198

Open

Physical Challenge:

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

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

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Physical Challenge:

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

Fishermans Bastion in Budapest on the HE Travel gay Europe cultural tour

Capitals of Central Europe

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 24 to September 5, 2018

Price: $5598

Open

Physical Challenge:

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

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 29 to September 7, 2018

Price: $3698

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Physical Challenge:

Physical Challenge Level 3

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

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Physical Challenge:

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

a cyclist with his official pilgrim passport on the HE Travel gay Spain Camino Cycling tour

Cycling Spain’s Camino de Santiago

A Pilgrimage of miracles made by millions over the centuries, that is the Santiago de Compestela! One of the most amazing experiences one can have in a lifetime, and we will do our gay Spain tour without the walk, but riding from place to place with our new best friends.

Dates: September 9 to 16, 2018

Price: $4298

Open

Physical Challenge:

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

Greek pottery battle scene on the HE Travel gay greek tour

Gay Greek Classics

Visit classic landmarks of Greece’s Golden Age in Athens, Sparta Olympia and Delphi, and wander the lanes of ancient coastal villages of the Peloponnese Peninsula. Conclude your time in Greece with our relaxing 3-day optional extension to the picturesque (and very gay-friendly) island of Mykonos.

Dates: September 13 to 23, 2018

Price: $5998

Open

Physical Challenge:

Physical Challenge Level 1

a couple rests on a stone wall on the HE Travel gay hiking tour in Tuscany Italy

Tuscan Trails – a Gay Hiking Tour in Italy

Enjoy a week of fun on this gay hiking tour in Italy. See Florence and the fairy-tale village of San Gimignano. Trek through orchards, vineyards, and woodland on our way to Radda to visit ancient stone villages, churches, farms, and Etruscan bridges, arches and burial mounds.

Dates: September 18 to 26, 2018

Price: $3598

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

Booking Closed

Physical Challenge:

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

October 2018

Visit Blue Mosque on the HE Travel gay tour of Turkey

Turkey Cultural Tour

From Istanbul to the ancient city of Ephesus, and the beautiful Turquoise Coast to the mysterious landscape of the Anatolian heartland. On this gay travel Turkey tour, we’ll explore the best of this fascinating crossroads of civilization. Enjoy stunning city sites, archaeological wonders and a boat ride along the Coast in a classic vessel on our gay tour of Turkey.

Dates: October 7 to 19, 2018

Price: $5998

Booking Closed

Physical Challenge:

Physical Challenge Level 1

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 20 to 27, 2018

Price: $3698

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Physical Challenge:

Physical Challenge Level 1

exquisite tile work on the HE Travel gay tour in Morocco

Morocco: Magic and Mystery

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 21 to 31, 2018

Price: $5498

Open

Physical Challenge:

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

luxury thatched cottage on the HE Travel Gay Safari in Botswana.

Botswana Luxury Gay Safari

Join HE Travel on our most luxurious safari to date! The combination and contrast of 5-star elegance and wild African jungle mystique make for an unbelievable adventure you will never forget!

Dates: October 24 to November 2, 2018

Price: $8998

Open

Physical Challenge:

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

November 2018

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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: November 3 to 12, 2018

Price: $7898

Open

Physical Challenge:

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

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 3 to 14, 2018

Price: $7998

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Physical Challenge:

Physical Challenge Level 2

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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: November 10 to 17, 2018

Price: $4498

Open

Physical Challenge:

Physical Challenge Level 3

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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 17 to 28, 2018

Price: $6998

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Physical Challenge:

Physical Challenge Level 1

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

Key West and the Florida Keys Adventure Tour

From the bustling gay nightlife of Miami Beach, across the gorgeous islands of the Florida Keys, our multi-sport adventure will put you on the water, on your bike, and in the sky. Enjoy excellent food & hospitality on the way to fabulous, sunny, friendly Gay Key West.

Dates: November 24 to December 3, 2018

Price: $5398

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December 2018

Turquoise arches in Old Havana plaza on the gay Cuba trip with HE Travel

Cuba Art and Cultural Tour

Join us for a gay tour that blends together the sophistication, heritage, and promise of Cuba’s capital with three days of exploring smaller towns that are rarely visited by foreigners. On this trip, we will have a special emphasis on the arts of Cuba, and the role of the LGBT community.

Dates: December 5 to 13, 2018

Price: $5798

Open

Physical Challenge:

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

A classic street car to Saint Charles on the HE Travel gay New Orleans holiday

New Orleans Holiday Getaway

Our gay New Orleans holiday weekends are full of campy fun! We’ll stay in the French Quarter and explore the sultry gay history of the “Big Easy” while enjoying a touch of southern decadence. Attend a jazz brunch and get ready for Mardi Gras in an atmosphere of unique New Orleans kitsch. Other activities vary by the Holiday, so you’ll come back again!

Dates: December 13 to 17,  2018

Price: $1998

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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 27, 2018 to January 5, 2019

Price: $4848

Open

Physical Challenge:

Physical Challenge Level 1

2019 Calendar

January 2019

Octopus’s Garden: Scuba Diving in Saba

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 26 to February 2, 2019

Price: $2998

Open

Physical Challenge:

Physical Challenge Level 2

February 2019

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 the 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, 2019

Price: $10,250

Open

Physical Challenge:

Physical Challenge Level 2

hot dancer on the HE Travel gay Easter Island adventure tour

Easter Island Tapati Festival

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. Our winter trip is timed to enjoy Tapati, 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: February 2019. Festival dates will be announced by the tribal council in June.

Price: $3298

Open

Physical Challenge:

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

uluru ayers rock on HE Travel gay Australia tour

Australia Dreamtime and Sydney 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 22 to March 4, 2019

Price: $7598 

Open

Physical Challenge:

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

March 2019

an iguana munches cactus on the Gay Galapagos adventure with HE Travel

Gay Galapagos Multisport Tour

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: March 4 to 12, 2019

Price: $6998

Open

Physical Challenge:

Physical Challenge Level 3

Ecuador Adventure Tour

Join us for a gay Ecuador tour that brings you down below … the equator, that is! Horseback riding through the hills of the Andes, hiking down into an extinct volcano crater and biking down the side of Cotopaxi Volcano await your arrival into this enchanting country.

Dates: March 12 to 18, 2019

Price: $4298

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: March 14 to 25, 2019

Price: $7,298

Open

Physical Challenge:

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

April 2019

otherworldly salt crystals on the HE Travel Israel gay cultural tour

Israel Adventure Tour

Join this gay Israel adventure tour for a high-adrenaline exploration of the antiquity, geography, and culture of Israel! Soak up thousands of years of history by exploring the famous cultural sights of the region, and also hiking, canyoning, caving, kayaking, and more. Not your grandma’s church tour!

Dates: April 3 to 13, 2019

Price: $TBA 

Open

Physical Challenge:

Physical Challenge Level 3

overlooking the Alhambra in Spain on the HE Travel cultural tour

Spanish Treasures

This gay holiday takes an intimate group of travelers to the most picturesque parts of Spain. Join us and explore the culture, history, and beauty of Madrid, Toledo, Seville, Cordoba, and the scenic countryside between.

Dates: April 27 to May 8, 2019

Price: $6998

Open

Physical Challenge:

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

May 2019

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China Adventure Tour

We will explore 120 miles of the Great Bend’s spectacular Class IV rapids by raft while meeting charming and prideful Naxi people along the way. We’ll trek the famous Tiger Leaping Gorge, cycle around the Old Town of Shangri-la, hike to Binghu Ice Lake of the Meili Snow Mountain and more. Fascinating cultural encounters, heart-pumping adventure, and breath-taking scenery abound on this once in a lifetime adventure.

Dates: May 5 to 18, 2019

Price: $6598 

Open

Physical Challenge:

Physical Challenge Level 3

HE travel gay grand canyon group of guy friends at Havasu

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 15 to 24, 2019

Price: $3798

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Physical Challenge:

Physical Challenge Level 3

three cyclists laughing on the HE Travel bike tour in Puglia Italy

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 18 to 25, 2019

Price: $3698

Open

Physical Challenge:

Physical Challenge Level 2

July 2019

HE travel gay grand canyon group of guy friends at Havasu

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 17 to 26, 2019

Price: $3798

Open

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Physical Challenge:

Physical Challenge Level 3

August 2019

HE travel gay grand canyon group of guy friends at Havasu

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 14 to 23, 2019

Price: $3798

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 23 to 30, 2019

Price: $3298

Open

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Physical Challenge:

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

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: August 31 to September 7, 2019

Price: $3448

Open

Physical Challenge:

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

October 2019

roasted feast on the HE Travel Puglia italy gay bike tour

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 5 to 12, 2019

Price: $3798

Open

Physical Challenge:

Physical Challenge Level 1

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Namibia Adventure Tour

Explore the heartland of Namibia, one of the most sparsely populated countries in Africa. Our gay tour of Namibia is a journey through a virtually undiscovered wilderness. We will show you all the wonders that Africa is known for. We’ll hike through deserts, and bike through otherworldly terrains. We’ll sleep under the stars and get up close and personal with the animals. After you see Namibia, Africa will never be the same.

Dates: October 31 to November 11, 2019 

Price: $7198

Open

Physical Challenge:

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

November 2019

a stunning sunset on the nile river

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 23 to December 4, 2019

Price: $6998

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 the discount at the time of making your reservation.
  • *Note: Discounts are not available for certain trips and holidays, reflecting many factors, including the 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.