Featured Gay-Friendly Tours

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Sea TREK®

A guided underwater walking tour designed for non-swimmers and non-divers, ages 8 to 80+

Gay-Friendly Tours

Alaskan Frontiers: Gay Travel Adventure- HE Travel (July 2018) Main Image

Alaskan Frontiers: Gay Travel Adventure- HE Travel (July 2018)

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.

Valley of the Chateaux Biking - HE Travel (August 2018) Main Image

Valley of the Chateaux Biking - HE Travel (August 2018)

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.

Cuba Travel – Art and Culture Gay Tour - HE Travel (December 2018) Main Image

Cuba Travel – Art and Culture Gay Tour - HE Travel (December 2018)

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

Splendors of Southeast Asia - HE Travel (February 2018) Main Image

Splendors of Southeast Asia - HE Travel (February 2018)

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. Join our optional extension to beautiful Luang Prabang, Laos.

Atlantique: French Bike Tour - HE Travel (Future Dates to be Announced) Main Image

Atlantique: French Bike Tour - HE Travel (Future Dates to be Announced)

Ride from Nantes through cities, towns, inland valleys and winding coastal French landscapes on this gay France bike tour. Meander along rivers, enjoy ocean vistas, visit beaches, and ride to the islands of d’Yeu and Noirmoutier. Our tour ends in the port city of La Rochelle. (by HE Travel)

Provencal: Gay Travel France Biking Tour -HE Travel (May 2018) Main Image

Provencal: Gay Travel France Biking Tour -HE Travel (May 2018)

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. (by HE Travel)

Puglia Villa Culinary Experience Gay Travel Italy- HE Travel (October 2018) Main Image

Puglia Villa Culinary Experience Gay Travel Italy- HE Travel (October 2018)

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

New Orleans Holiday Getaway - HE Travel (December 2017) Main Image

New Orleans Holiday Getaway - HE Travel (December 2017)

Our gay New Orleans holiday weekend is 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.

Sea TREK® Main Image

Sea TREK®

A guided underwater walking tour designed for non-swimmers and non-divers, ages 8 to 80+

Japan Gay Cultural Tour- HE Travel (November 2017) Main Image

Japan Gay Cultural Tour- HE Travel (November 2017)

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.

Salt Lake City Bike Tour - HE Travel (Future dates to be announced) Main Image

Salt Lake City Bike Tour - HE Travel (Future dates to be announced)

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. (by HE Travel)

Gay Portugal Cycling – Biking the Blue Coast- HE Travel (June 2018) Main Image

Gay Portugal Cycling – Biking the Blue Coast- HE Travel (June 2018)

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!

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Colorado Gay Dude Ranch

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.

Grindelwald Gay Swiss Hiking Tour - HE Travel- (June/July 2018) Main Image

Grindelwald Gay Swiss Hiking Tour - HE Travel- (June/July 2018)

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

Classical Gay Travel Turkey Cultural Tour - HE Travel (October 2018) Main Image

Classical Gay Travel Turkey Cultural Tour - HE Travel (October 2018)

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.

Colors of Burgundy Gay Biking Tour in France- HE Travel (September 2018) Main Image

Colors of Burgundy Gay Biking Tour in France- HE Travel (September 2018)

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!

Kauai Gay Travel Hawaii Adventure -HE Travel (Dates to be announced) Main Image

Kauai Gay Travel Hawaii Adventure -HE Travel (Dates to be announced)

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. Read more about developing this tour on our Gay Travel Blog.

Colorado Gay Dude Ranch (August 2018) Main Image

Colorado Gay Dude Ranch (August 2018)

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.

Flavors of Tuscany - HE Travel (Future dates to be announced) Main Image

Flavors of Tuscany - HE Travel (Future dates to be announced)

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! (by HE Travel)

Machu Picchu Luxury Tour - HE Travel July 2018 Main Image

Machu Picchu Luxury Tour - HE Travel July 2018

Stay in the renowned Sanctuary Lodge and 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. (by HE Travel)

Sri Lanka and Maldives Gay Travel Luxury Cultural Tour- HE Travel (March 2018) Main Image

Sri Lanka and Maldives Gay Travel Luxury Cultural Tour- HE Travel (March 2018)

Enjoy timeless ruins, welcoming people, oodles of elephants and the famous Ceylon Tea trails on our magical travel experience to the amazing country that is Sri Lanka.  We will do our best to uncover all of her ancient secrets (and there are many) in an epic trip across misty mountains and tranquil lakes, while exploring wildlife preserves and Buddhist Temples.