April 10, 2014
AdventureWomen’s Summer Girlfriend Getaways Highlight the Best of Mother Nature
BOZEMAN, Mont. – The leading travel outfitter for active women over 30 takes adventurers to different corners of the planet to experience some of Earth’s most beautiful landscapes, unique cultures and majestic wildlife. This summer, women can journey to Alaska for a wildlife safari, hiking the highlands and lowlands of Scotland, ride horseback in Iceland or trek through Glacier National Park.
Alaska Bear Viewing and Safari, 8 days
The playground is Alaska's National Parks: the Kenai Peninsula and Kenai Fjords National Park and Wildlife Refuge, and hundreds of square miles of bountiful Alaskan wilderness areas. Participants will fly by bush plane to a spectacular Alaska Bear Camp for bear viewing of Grizzlies and cubs in their natural habitat, go whitewater rafting on Alaska’s rivers, sea kayak on Resurrection Bay, hike up a glacier, and explore Homer and Kachemark Bay. During their action-filled days spent in the company of expert Alaskan guides and over the course of relaxing nights spent in deluxe lodges and comfortable adventure camps, travelers will gain a true appreciation and knowledge of Alaska's prolific wildlife and awesome beauty. Departs June 14, $3995 per person.
Walking Holiday Scotland, 10 days
This walking holiday hikes take AdventureWomen travelers on an exploration of three of Scotland’s distinct regions: Central Perthshire, the Western Highlands, and the Inner Hebrides Islands. Boasting the largest wilderness area remaining in the U.K. and in Europe, Scotland provides an irresistible mix of highlands and lowlands, rugged seascapes and tranquil lochs, mountain passes and gentle glens. Accompanied by a knowledgeable Scottish naturalist-guide, travelers hike and experience first-hand the history and culture of the self-reliant Scots. Departs June 20, $4,295 per person.
Named as one of National Geographic Traveler’s 50 Tours of a Lifetime, AdventureWomen’s journey through Iceland is not to be missed. Hosting majestic glacial-carved gorges, deep fiords, active volcanoes, thundering waterfalls, steaming hot springs, huge glaciers, and ancient Viking history, Iceland is the island home of the free-roaming Icelandic horse. The horseback rides take travelers through valleys and mighty lava fields, on smooth sand beaches along the Atlantic Ocean, and on trails known only by the locals. Beyond unforgettable horseback rides, AdventureWomen participants enjoy some fascinating sightseeing as they sail out to sea to visit the bird cliffs and view sea life, visit a shark museum in Bjarnarhöfn, plus explore the colorful, historic village of Stykkishólmur. Departs Aug. 1, $4,595 per person.
Hike Glacier National Park, 7 days
Recognized as one of the most outstanding wilderness parks in the world, Glacier National Park has truly been touched by a magic hand. On this AdventureWomen hiking vacation, travelers will observe bear, bighorn sheep, moose, eagles, and more; cross the border into Canada’s awesome Waterton International Peace Park; experience superb hiking and wonderful local guides; stay in comfortable historic park lodges; and whitewater raft on the scenic and exhilarating Flathead River. This hiking trip in Glacier National Park combines adventure at its best in some of the country’s most spectacular Rocky Mountain scenery. Departs Aug. 2, $2,995 per person.
For more information on AdventureWomen or their lineup of summer trips visit www.adventurewomen.com.