On our gay travel tour, we will see the classic landmarks of Greece’s Golden Age in Athens, Sparta, Olympia, and Delphi. We will also wander the lanes of ancient coastal villages of the Peloponnese Peninsula. Conclude your tour with our relaxing 3-day optional extension to the picturesque (and very gay-friendly) island of Crete.
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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.
Join HE Travel President Phil Sheldon to explore the unique culture of Japan, where he lived for three years. Our gay Japan tour starts in modern Tokyo, then pauses at a traditional lodge that’s a short walk from the snow monkeys of the Japanese Alps. Next is Kyoto, with its abundance of temples and gardens and a visit to an art museum built into a hillside. Our carefully designed Extension visits Himeji Castle and the world-renowned Benesse Art Site on Naoshima Island. It concludes in Hiroshima to see both the solemn Peace Park and beautiful Miyajima Island.
We invite you to join our Tanzania safari & Zanzibar extension to 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.
Egypt has enchanted visitors throughout history and our gay Egypt tour is no exception. The riches of antiquity are our destination and our backdrop as we cruise through the land of the pharaohs.
Our friendly gay group will visit several regions of lush and historic Vietnam, as well as Cambodia’s mystical Angkor Wat. Explore the Paris-inspired architecture of Hanoi, sail in a junk on Halong Bay, relax on a tour of the Mekong River delta, and wander among ancient temples and ruins reclaimed by the jungle, all while lodging in deluxe hotels that reflect the character of their surroundings.