EXPLORE THE MOST SPECTACULAR DESTINATIONS
ON THE PLANET
The Secret Women’s Series is a collection of escorted group journeys designed specifically by women, for women. The collection presents the opportunity for likeminded individuals to venture to some of the most inspirational, exotic and adventurous destinations on the planet with the companionship and security of a small group, and the knowledge and expertise of the best specialist guides.
Each journey is unique, designed by Director of The Classic Safari Company, Sarah Hoyland. As a seasoned traveller she has stood on every continent on earth (twice!) and has been handcrafting bespoke journeys for over twenty years. Sarah brings a wealth of experience, boundless passion and a tireless commitment to creating mindful and engaging journeys that benefit local communities and conserve our planet's astonishing diversity. Whether you want to immerse yourself in ancient cultures, explore the wildlife of untouched wildernesses or shop ‘til you drop in some of the world's most exciting cities, all our journeys bear the hallmarks of exquisite boutique accommodation, professionalism and out-of-the-ordinary experiences simply not available off the shelf. Our Secret Women's Series is the ultimate collection for any independent female adventurer who is passionate about travel and discovering the hidden corners of our spectacular planet.
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Holi India! with Sarah Hoyland 2019
Experience the energy and enthusiasm of India's famous 'Holi Festival of Colour' and marvel at the tapestry of India's modern and ancient traditions as
you follow the paths of kings and conquerors through exotic Rajasthan.
Summit to Sea - Kilimanjaro & Zanzibar
Tackle the challenge of a lifetime and climb Kilimanjaro with the support and comradery of a small group of likeminded women, then head to Zanzibar for some well deserved R&R in beachside luxury.
Wild at Heart - Uganda & Tanzania 2019
A small group safari through Uganda and Tanzania designed by women, for women. Trek to see mountain gorillas in their natural environment and experience migration madness in the Serengeti!
Mayhem in Morocco - Sept 2019
A one-off, small group tour through Morocco designed by women, for women. Visit artisanal carpet makers, nomadic traders and female designers, sip mint tea and dine on tagines; shop Marrakech’s labyrinth of souks with experts and bask in medieval Fes,...
Into the Blue: A Voyage to Antarctica 2019
An expeditionary style voyage into the depths of Anarctica! Sail the Drake Passage, explore the Great White Continent, then live the high life in glamorous Buenos Aires. A ladies-only tour with style and a sense of adventure!
Secret Women's Series - Spice Up Your Life with Christine Manfield
A bespoke food-focussed itinerary escorted by celebrated chef Christine Manfield taking in India's south with private dining, produce markets, cooking classes & more.
Celebrate Holi in India, 2020!
Join us on this sell-out tour and experience the colour and chaos of India's famous 'Holi Festival of Colour' while exploring Rajasthan's ancient temples, palaces and Mughal monuments on a tailormade itinerary fit for a Maharani,
Treasures of Egypt 2020
Sail the Nile aboard a traditional felucca, ride a colourfully bedecked camel around the ancient Pyramids of Giza, swim in the Mediterranean Sea in Alexandria and walk in the footsteps of Pharaohs through the Valley of the Kings. A...
Incan Pathways with Megan Morton - Peru 2020
Follow in the footsteps of the ancient Incas on this small group tour to visit iconic Machu Picchu, wander the cobblestoned city of Cusco, walk through the Urubamba Valley and travel to Lake Titicaca, the birthplace of the Sun,...
Wonders of Bhutan 2020
A small group itinerary to Bhutan, the Kingdom of Happiness. Hike to the famous Tiger's Nest monastery, attend the 'Mountain Echoes' Literature Festival and spend time amongst one...
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India Unravelled - Textiles on Tour
Natalie Miller is a formidable force in the world of weaving and when it comes to exotic destinations with strong textile heritage, she's the lady you want to travel with!
10 reasons to travel to Sri Lanka for the Galle Literary Festival
From meeting top international authors to wandering the pretty streets of Galle, there are plenty of reasons to visit Sri Lanka.
Holi Festival, India: What to wear and how to prepare
Holi is a colourful, messy and chaotic Hindu party. How messy is messy? What do I wear?! Read on for our top tips on making the most of this carnival of colour!