An emerging trend is for a sizable number of women opting to travel alone or in the company of other women. Traveling alone in the company of other women, they court greater responsibility, gain confidence and acquire new skills. Women travel packages cater to active, modern working women with busy lifestyles as well as the married, single, divorced or widowed women who wish to travel in the company of others to share cultures, adventures, stories and cuisine. Pick up travel tips for single women.
Why women-only tours?
During such tours, women can afford to literally 'let down their hair'. They spend less time on personal appearance and grooming. Women-only tours tend to be economical as there are only 'single' women participants who can share rooms and costs with the other women. Women-only tours should offer succor to the recently widowed or divorced as this is a natural outlet that is healing and restorative.
Women travel packages
Boating, biking or hiking, travel packages aimed at women allow them to gain confidence, achieving independence. Weekend, week-long cruises are available for beginners and advanced sailors aged 18 to 80 at awesome locations all over the world including Chesapeake Bay, the Great lakes, New England and Long Island Sound, the coasts of Florida or the San Juan and Gulf Islands, British Virgin Islands or far East at Hong Kong or Japan. Several learn-to-sail programs are also conducted. There are quite a few courses aimed at mothers and daughters.
For avid walkers, who wish to 'go places' extensive women-only travel packages around the globe, in Europe, Canada, Mexico or California are available. The typical walk should be about eight to ten miles per day with stops all the way at pubs, picnic sites and scenarios.
There are bike tours in exotic countries of the world including New Zealand, Hawaii, France, the US and Canada which focus on women exclusive packages. For instance, she can travel from Maine to South Africa and indulge in kayaking, white water rafting or just hiking, all on her own.
For the adventurous women, daring safaris, treks in the heights of the Himalayas or ski trips in Greece can be a true answer to the call of the wilderness. Often, these two-week long 'multi adventure' trips with different kind of activity for each day are all inclusive including international fares, meals, lodging et al.
There are several wilderness trips including cross-country skiing, hiking and whale-watching vacations. Jaunts to exotic destinations such as Ecuador, Belize and Costa Rica for 'multi-generation weekends' can be attended by mothers and daughters; and robust grandmothers and grand daughters alike.
Women-only cruise vacations
Cruising along the Danube and the Main from Amsterdam to the Black Sea or through Netherlands, Germany, Austria, Hungary, Serbia, Romania and Bulgaria or enjoying a Nile cruise with visits to the pyramids, temples and deserts or a Yangtze tour in China or a small ship cruise in the US along the Mississippi river or exploring the Pacific Northwest and Alaska ... women-only cruises allow sightseeing at a relaxed pace.
Exclusive cruises for women alone include hiking, kayaking, helicopter rides, snorkeling and windsurfing. You can watch parrots, jaguars, monkeys and tapirs in their natural habitat, sail to the rain forest in Quepos or lap up the luxury with day cruises bound for Costa Rica, lounging on private beaches and soaking the rays of the sun while on deck.
Take a cruise to Turkey and the Greek Isles; stop at Istanbul and Rhodes, Santorini and Mykonos and tour amphitheatres, beaches, ruins and architectural triumphs. Hop onto a sailing cruise luxury yacht for sailing through Greece exploring picturesque towns, ancient monuments and ruins and sunny beaches steeped in Greek culture.
Travel tips for single women
Travel packages for women range from high speed group adventures to scenic vacations or cultural immersion travel experiences. All such tours help connect with like-minded women travelers while exploring medieval castles and palaces and rainforests and lush waterfalls, sunny beaches and world class art and architectural delights.
If she prefers, she can even take a course in self defense before she embarks on travel.