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Women Only Tours | Insight Vacations®

THE INSIGHT DIFFERENCE | ALL THE SIGHTS AND THE INSIGHTS

At Insight Vacations, they’ve been travelling in style since 1978. They believe that travel is not just about going to incredible places, but really connecting with them in an authentic way. Travel in its truest sense is both a joy and a personal passion for every member of Insight Vacations’ team.

WOMEN-ONLY TOURS

Join a diverse group of women travellers from all over the world on journeys that will immerse you in the local culture through unique Insight Experiences that reflect a wide range of interests. It’s a chance to explore alongside an amazing group of fellow female travellers and encounter #MakeTravelMatter experiences with each other. These experiences triumph local women’s achievements and businesses within their communities to sustain their culture, heritage, and our planet’s future.

VENICE & THE CROATIAN COAST

13 Days | June 5-17, 2022 

Start Venice, Italy, End Dubrovnik, Croatia | Visiting Italy, Croatia, Slovenia

Venice: On your orientation see the Byzantine basilica in St Mark’s Square, the colonnaded Doge’s Palace and the iconic Bridge of Sighs.Delight in the magic of this charming city as you are serenaded, travelling through the atmospheric canals by gondola. Delight in the magic of this charming city as you are serenaded, travelling through the atmospheric canals by gondola. The workshops master craftsmen teach visitors about the traditional craft of glassblowing and its history which dates back to the 15th century.

Piran: Meet Irena Fonda, a passionate and awarded biologist carrying out important conservation work in the Gulf of Piran. Join her on a short boat ride to see her family’s fish farm and learn about their journey breeding sustainable Piran sea bass of the highest quality. 

Plitvice National Park:  Join a Local Expert to explore Plitvice National Park and learn how the site actively carries out research to monitor the natural habitat of species. Bring your camera! This is one of the most beautiful scenery you will ever visit.

Zadar: On your orientation, walk through the market, past the Roman Forum to the Sea Organ and take a moment to enjoy the sounds generated by the waves. Visit Brlog, Croatia’s first women-owned co-op brewery and try a selection of their natural craft beers. Hear the inspiring story of founders Maja Šepetavec and Ana Teskera and how they built their responsible social enterprise.

Split: Join a Local Expert and discover Diocletian’s Palace as you walk through its well-preserved Cellars. See the Temple of Jupiter, St Duje’s Bell Tower and the Golden Gate. Continue through the labyrinthine streets and arcaded squares of the Old Town.

Hvar: Join Fedra, the founder of the Faria women’s co-op and learn about their remarkable job work in using the ingredients indigenous to the island to create delicacies and cosmetics. Taste her sustainable chocolates that were inspired by her love of locally available produce and grandma’s recipes. Cruise back to the mainland.

Korcula: join a Local Expert for a gentle hike in the healing nature surrounding Korčula Town. Grab a sea-view spot and connect with your inner peace as you take part in a yoga class. Visit an organic farm ran by the Marovič family offering seasonal homemade produce ranging from olive oil to jams and marmalades.

Ston: Meet a local oyster farmer and learn about the cultivation of oysters, before enjoying a delicious Sea-to-Table tasting of fresh shellfish and local wine.

Dubrovnik: Explore the Pearl of the Adriatic with your Local Expert. Walk the stone-paved streets of the Old Town to see Onofrio’s Fountain, Rector’s Palace and the medieval city walls. Visit the workshop of Deša, an organisation founded following the Siege of Dubrovnik to help refugees and women who were victims of violence. In the evening, should the weather be favourable, enjoy a relaxing cruise around the fabled bay of Dubrovnik. 

Gruda: In the heart of the Konavle region, meet Antonia Rusković Radonić, a dedicated artist working to preserve the local silk and embroidery traditions originating in the 15th century. 

Designed for women, by women, journey from elegant Venice and along the Dalmatian Coast to spectacular Dubrovnik. Visit fairy-tale towns, discover lush islands, and marvel at dramatic landscapes as you connect with inspiring female entrepreneurs through unique Make Travel Matter Experiences on this women’s-only tour.

Fares from US$4,895 per person double occupancy*

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INSPIRATIONAL INDIA

12 Days | Oct 30- Nov 10, 2021

Start New Delhi, India, End New Delhi, India | Visiting India

Agra: Inside Agra’s red sandstone fortress, witness the fairytale palaces, audiences halls and mosques of the Mughal rulers. Visit the majestic Taj Mahal, dressed in a traditional saree, and learn about this romantic national icon. Meet the women of Sheroes Hangout, an inspirational, one-of-a-kind women’s café that employs and empowers acid attack survivors from various backgrounds.

Delhi: Enjoy a rickshaw ride through the bustling streets of Old Delhi. Drive along the Rajpath to view the India Gate and Parliament House. Visit a Sikh temple and its community kitchen, a place where volunteers prepare and serve vegetarian meals to local people, travelers and those in need.

Chandelao: Vist the Sunder Rang arts and crafts project, an initiative launched on International Women’s Day in 2007, where 20 local women work on a fair trade basis to produce beautiful Rajastani textiles and handicrafts that they sell both locally and abroad.

Jaipur: Join an expert yoga instructor for an early morning wellness experience. Join your Travel Director who will show you the marvel of Hawa Mahal, the Palace of Winds. Meet the inspiring, entrepreneurial and innovative ladies of Pink City Rickshaw, a company dedicated to bringing women out of poverty by training and employing them as local guides on city tours by rickshaw.. Take a tuk tuk ride through the ancient streets and take in the sights and sounds of Sadar Market. Visit Mehrangarh Fort and the City Palace Museum that houses traditional Rajasthani and Mughal Art as well as the royal observatory, built in 1726. Ascend by jeep to stroll through the sprawling complex of courtyards and halls of Amber Fort. 

Jodhpur: Visit Seva Mandir, a not-for-profit organization that works to improve the material well-being of women and their communities by making them aware of their rights. Meet a local astrologer who will use her mystic skills to try and predict your future by studying the palm of your hand or the alignment of the stars based on your birthday.

Ranakpur: Visit the fortified Jain temple complex and meet the priest of the temple and attend an exclusive prayer ceremony.

Udaipure: Visit the City Palace complex, a testimony to the Rajput passion for art and architecture. Cruise the serene waters of Lake Pichola.

For female travellers in search of new experiences, this soul-enriching, women-only guided tour explores the beauty of India. Discover majestic monuments and stroll through bustling bazaars. Delve into aromatic Indian cuisine and above all, meet the extraordinary people who make this place so special.

Appreciate ancient traditions, bright colours and a lively and vibrant atmosphere as we reveal India from the perspective of its people, including many inspiring and empowering women who deserve the spotlight in their efforts for equality.

Fares from US$4,869 per person double occupancy*

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Inclusions

Accommodation in hand picked hotels in the best locations

Business class legroom onboard your 40-seat luxury air-conditioned coach

Hotels and restaurant tips

Escorted by an expert Travel Director throughout 

Included airport transfer service on first and last day of the trip (selected times)

Concierge service and luggage handling throughout

Terms & Conditions:  All fares quoted are per person based on double occupancy for the date indicated, and are subject to change. Discounts and savings only apply to the land portion of your holiday and are not applicable to extra nights’ accommodations, optional extensions, airfares, taxes and fees, flight supplements, surcharges and airport transfers. Sometimes more than one discount can apply. Additional features, options and restrictions apply. Please contact your travel professional at this agency with any questions about this or any other offer from Insight Vacations®.
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