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  • An emerging trend in travel is the women tour that offers the intimacy of small groups.
  • Women of all ages often seek travel companions with similar interests or chances to reconnect and bond with friends, and find that taking an intimate small group tour in a is enjoyable and transformational.
  • Many companies now offer tours for women looking to share journeys with other women for relaxation, cultural immersion, encounters with locals, adventure, and spiritual growth.
  • The women tours listed below range from relaxing and scenic vacations to group adventures to cultural immersion travel experiences to spiritual journeys or retreats.

Featured Articles on Women Travel Groups and Tours

Women-only tours Women Tours with Independence: Wandering Women Traveling Together by Beth Whitman
How to enjoy women group travel and tours while maintaining as much independence as you wish. You can enjoy visits to faraway lands at your own pace while also building long-term friendships.
Women tours in Bhutan Touring Bhutan with Women by Beth Whitman
Beth is a very experienced traveler and leader of tours for women. She describes her experience in Bhutan, a beautiful and fabulous land where when she leads tours in a small group she also allows for independence.
What to expect on women-only tour What to Expect in a Women-Only Group Tour by Phyllis Stoller
The host of an award-winning operator of women group tours — with an emphasis on making smart choices — describes what to expect on your adventures.
5 Keys for women-only tours 5 Keys to Leading Great Women Tours by Larissa C. Kulczycky
What are the essential ingredients that that result in a special women tour? The answers are very diverse, with some common themes, according to interviews with leaders and participants.

Featured Women Tours and Travel Groups

Sights and Soul Travels
Experience the ultimate Tours and Vacations for Women: see that magical place you've always dreamed of, make timeless discoveries, connect with new, like-minded friends and enjoy the perfect blend of outdoor adventures and cultural exploration. Sights and Soul travels slowly, in small groups, enjoying exclusive experiences, fine dining, boutique hotels, and personalized services.
Join us in Argentina & Brazil, Australia & New Zealand, Bali, the Baltics & Russia, Chile, Costa Rica, Croatia, Dubai, Eastern Europe, Egypt & Jordan, England, France, the Galapagos, Germany, Greece, Holland & Belgium, Iceland, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Morocco, Norway, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Scotland, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, Tanzania, Thailand & Laos, Vietnam & Cambodia or Zimbabwe & Botswana.
Tours and vacations for women Contact: Sights and Soul Travels, 13610 Chrisbar Ct., Germantown MD, 20874
Tel.: 866-737-9602

Eurynome Journeys WanderWoman© Celebrates 20 Years!
Come celebrate with us! You’ll experience some of the most beautiful places in the world, learn, and make new friends. Our itineraries are custom crafted; we've selected charming smaller hotels and our favorite restaurants to share with you. Local experts join us as we explore the wonders and history of each destination. The pace of our tours allows time for soaking up the ambiance, or hiking, cooking class, exploring art galleries and museums, etc.

Upcoming trips: Easter in Greece (co-ed), Greek Island Hopping, Malta’s Goddesses & Medieval Knights; Ireland’s Wild West; Russian Empresses, Egyptian Treasures; Maine Coast Wellness Retreat, A Delicious Slice of Sicily.

Our women-owned and operated tour company has provided innovative travel options for women since 1998. We hope you are able to join us! LIVE, LAUGH & TRAVEL!
Active women small group travel adventures Contact: Erja Lipponen, Founder, Eurynome Journeys, P.O. Box 425, Camden, ME, 04843 USA
Tel.: 207.236.0110

Affordable Adventures for Women
Affordable Adventures, Off-the-Beaten-Path. Travel doesn't have to be expensive and you don't have to do it alone. We offer small group trips with local knowledgeable guides. Our trips are to places we've personally experienced so you can be assured to have the best trip possible

Hiking, Photography & Painting trips in the Whitewashed Villages & Mountains of Andalucía, Southern Spain. Walk next to Frigate Birds, Red & Blue-Footed Boobies, Owls, 100-year-old Tortoises, Penguins & Sea Lions in the Galapagos Islands & sleep on a 1st Class Catamaran Yacht. Wander UNESCO Medieval Towns on a Fjord in Montenegro. Enjoy cooking lessons in Crete. Explore the timeless beauty of Cuba and dance to local music in Old Historic Havana. Hike next to Glaciers in Patagonia. Mingle with Counts & Castles in Transylvania, Romania. Spy on Lions, Leopards, Cheetah, Giraffe, Zebra, Wildebeest, Hippos and Elephants on Safari in the Spectacular Serengeti.

Explore the world with like-minded travelers on our Small Group trips.
Women travel together adventures Contact: Travels Together LLC, 505 E. 82nd Street, Suite 4D, New York, NY 10028.

Gutsy Women Travel: It’s Your Life…Live IT!™ 
Gutsy Women Travel was created 18 years ago to cater to like-minded women from all walks of life who love to travel and want to share the experience with others. We offer worldwide-guided vacations, Boutique River Cruises and African Safari's offering one-stop shopping from travel insurance, transfers, airfare and pre and post tours. It's about broadening horizons, feeding an inner desire to travel, and creating new friendships with other gutsy women! There's never been a better time to be bold, be adventurous, be spontaneous, and just be gutsy! 24/7 Online booking inquiry.
Gutsy Women Travel Contact: April M. Merenda, President & Co-Founder, Gutsy Women Travel, LLC, Operated by Club Adventures powered by AAA Exclusive Vacations, 110 Royal Little Dr, Providence, RI 02904.
Tel.: 1-866-IM-GUTSY (1-866-464-8879)

The Women's Travel Group: Smart Tours for Smart Women
The Women's Travel Group offers "smart" small group tours for women. Itineraries are about the country, the culture and the people, not about free time or shopping. You experience highlights as well as less visited gems. We offer exotic destinations not found elsewhere: Namibia? Iran? Puglia? Albania? colonial Mexico?. We hire speakers, add museum and home visits, and include UNESCO Heritage Sites. We use 4 1/2 - 5 star hotels, fine restaurants and local guides. The company has offered tours for women and groups since 1992. We are a strategic partner of SITA World Tours, and the only women's travel group on the site of a major tour company. Groups are small. Women come from all over, are married and single and all ages. Tours have few options making budgeting easier. There are some budget tours each year. Shares and Singles are available. We win awards, are IATAN certified and accept credit cards.
The women's travel group Contact: Phyllis Stoller, ECPS Consulting, The Women's Travel Group, 116 East 63 Street, Suite 4A, New York, NY 10065.
Tel.: 646 309 5607

Women Traveling the World
We offer customized small group travel for women of all ages and walks of life who love to travel and have unique experiences. All trips are custom tailored to offer unique sites and experiences at every destination. These include unique boutique hotels, custom tailored experiences, and free time. We provide a one-of-a-kind travel experience allowing you to meet new and lasting friends for a lifetime.
Trips Include: Greece, Italy, Safari, Napa, Ireland, Bali, Sedona, New Zealand and more.
Roommates are provided.
Small group women travel Contact: West Palm Beach, FL.
Phone: 866-753-1552

Adventures in Good Company
Active Travel for Women of All Ages
Since 1999, Adventures in Good Company has offered trips worldwide for adventurous women who want an active vacation. With over 40 trips to choose from, there are trips for all fitness and budget levels: all you need is a passion for adventure and a love of being in the outdoors. Our well-organized trips and flexible itineraries allow you to have the adventure vacation you want. Our guides are genuinely interested in assisting you to meet your personal goals for your trip. We specialize in hiking, backpacking, canoeing, sea kayaking, and multi-sport adventures. Small groups, excellent guides!
Women adventure travel Contact: Adventures in Good Company, 5913 Breckenridge Ave, Baltimore, MD 21212.
Tel.: 877/439-4042 or 410/435-1965
Email: info@adventuresingoodcompany

Galapagos Volunteer and Travel for Women of All Ages!
Help to preserve the Enchanted Galapagos Islands, combine volunteer and travel in a program that has gathered over 200 women in the past year! A trip for the true explorer inside you.
Many women travel independently these days but not all will have an experience like this one, suitable for all ages, groups or individuals, because this is one adventure not to be missed.
Experience our authentic Galapagos Experience—something so real, most people would never see anything remotely like it in their lifetime. This is your chance to do something unique and to make a difference at the same time. Contact us for women tour dates.
Galapagos tours for women Contact: Lead Adventures Ecuador & Galapagos, Juan Leon Meta 1574 y La Pints (2nd floor office 2A) Quito - Ecuador
Tel.: US/Canada 1 800 579 3905 or Ecuador 5 932 254 1633

Cultural Immersion in South America
Be more than just a tourist during your holiday. Travel with a purpose to South America, Work with the poorest kids in Quito, or help animals in the Amazon rainforest, ideal for independent travelers, groups or families. We offer you the safest way to travel and discover South America as we are local experts. We offer you the chance to live as a local, learn the culture, travel and most important help the ones in need; all at the same time!. Let the experts guide you on your adventure!
Ecuador women travel club Contact: Lead Adventures Ecuador & Galapagos, Juan Leon Mera 1574 y La Pinta (2nd floor office 2A) Quito - Ecuador
Tel.: US/Canada 1 800 579 3905 or Ecuador 5 932 254 1633

Goddess Pilgrimage to Crete with Carol Christ
Another way is possible. Learn about a society of peace where the Goddess was worshiped as the Source of Life, women and nature were honored, and there was no war, on a sacred sites journey in Greece with Carol Christ, world-renowned author of Rebirth of the Goddess. Visit museums and archaeological sites, swim in the sea, hike in mountains, descend into caves, dance, celebrate the grace of life, meet village women, eat delicious food, travel with like-minded companions, change your life.
“I came expecting nothing, and I received everything.” — Ramona Lane, Australia
Women-only tours to sacred sites Contact: Ariadne Institute, P.O Box 5053, Eugene, Oregon 97405 USA
Phone: 541-345-8306

WanderTours specializes in small group tours and caters to a clientele looking for unique, soft-adventure travel. We choose off-the-beaten path destinations and incorporate unique activities that can only be found in a more personalized tour.
In addition to our women-only soft-adventure tours to countries such as India, Bhutan, Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar, Thailand & Laos, we offer culinary tours in Seattle, Santa Fe and New Orleans. We also offer an annual co-ed tour to Papua New Guinea to visit the Mt. Hagen Sing Sing.
An integral feature of each of our international tours is our WanderTours Giving Program, where a portion of each tour participant’s fee is donated to a local organization in the host country.
Women-only adventure tours Contact: Beth Whitman – WanderTours, PO Box 16102, Seattle, WA 98116
Tel.: 1 888 818 9918
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Adventure Women
A company founded in 1983 that offers a variety of cultural and adventure women tours worldwide for women ages 28-75 who come solo or with friends. There are vacations for women of all levels of fitness. Destinations include Botswana, Bhutan, Canada, Croatia, Egypt, Galapagos, Iceland, India, Italy, Mexico, Morocco, Nepal, Oman, Patagonia, Peru, Russia, Spain, Tanzania, Uganda, Vietnam, and locations in the U.S.

Canyon Calling Tours
Small, multi-activity, all-inclusive, soft-adventure tours for moderately fit women over 30. Trips focus on powerful scenery and challenging but attainable adventures to Costa Rica, Mexico, New Zealand, Morocco, Peru, the Swiss Alps, Alaska, Canadian Rockies, and many more destinations.

Eurynome Journeys
Designs unique women adventure tours with a focus, i.e. hiking, biking, visit museums and galleries, and trips for clubs and organizations. Active women tours with an emphasis on slowing down and enjoying the destination. Late spring and summer tours are available in small groups to Egypt, Greece, Ireland, Malta, Russia, Maine and other destinations.

The Federation of American Women's Clubs Overseas
An international network of 62 member clubs in 31 countries worldwide, with a total membership of around 10,000. FAWCO serves as a support network for American women living and working abroad. The organization is particularly active in the fields of U.S. citizens' concerns, education, environmental protection, volunteer projects, women's and children's rights, voting, and support for women travelers.

The French Traveler: Women's Tours in France
Small group thematic women tours in Paris and the beautiful region of Provence.

Gateway Destinations: Women Tours and Solo Woman Travel
Offers women group travel in France, Italy, Africa, India, Peru, and more. Experience memorable venues through the specially-designed guided tours. Travel in the safety of a small group and enjoy fun, luxurious, and carefree travel—just bring your suitcase! Also offers support for solo woman travel, "girlfriend getaways," and other custom ways to experience destinations.

Isla Women's Retreat: Women's Retreats
Invites small groups of women to gather for a time of retreat and sacred replenishment at Tulum, in the Mexican Caribbean, as well as in Bagus Jati, Bali. Together, we will create a circle of abundance, compassion and support as we weave together our stories and wisdom becoming midwives of our dreams. Retreat includes such activities as yoga, storytelling, guided imagery and journeys to ancient Mayan sites or sacred sites in Bali. Also offers unique retreats for women travelers in Greece, Peru, and Costa Rica.

Las Olas: Surfing Vacations for Women
Las Olas is recognized as the world’s premier surf and snow board safari for women. Offering unique retreats for women of all ages, the tropical escapes includes surf instruction, yoga, massage, and more. Born from the understanding that women attain confidence, health, friendship and fun through enjoying sports together, Las Olas provides an inclusive and supportive environment for women in board sports.

Purposeful Nomad: Revolutionizing Women’s Travel
Purposeful Nomad believes that when we travel together meaningfully across the planet, there is nothing we can’t accomplish. We know that when we bring curiosity and a spirit of service to travel, we help co-create a more life-sustaining world. We also believe that balanced lives are lives well-lived. Our trips are a rare synthesis of individual enjoyment, adventure, skill-building, community connection and, last but certainly not least, relaxation. Our programs are built from years spent on the road-less traveled, establishing trusted partnerships with organizations and artisans invested in the success of their local communities. We founded Purposeful Nomad to share these connections and vibrant locales with fellow, adventurous women and private groups who are ready to travel mindfully and with purpose — and have fun doing so!

Surf Goddess Retreats®
Women-only surf and yoga retreats, including surf lessons, surfaris, yoga, massage and many other activities on the magical tropical island of Bali.

Tiger Travel: Women Tours in India
Specializes in sharing the secrets of India with adventurous women of all ages, who choose to travel more independently. In a small group you will have no hassles, no worries, just feel free to enjoy each other's company and see the real India.

Tours for Women
Small group women tours to France, Italy, Spain and Morocco. Something out of the ordinary every day. Local women guides. Private viewings and visits. Concerts, cooking classes, and creations. Stay in exceptional hotels, villas and châteaux. Always single accommodation. Based in Australia and traveling with women from all over the globe!

Road bike tours for women across Europe, Costa Rica, South Africa, and across the United States, all designed by women. WomanTours promotes cycling as a means to teach women about other cultures, the environment, and themselves.

Women Traveling Together
Women tours and vacations to many locations worldwide. Travel with women of all ages as though single while in a small group to experience the best of all worlds.

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