Paris 2022 Group Trip

Exploring Black Paris

Oct 3 to Oct 10, 2022

Discover the City of Light’s rich black history—past and present—and experience Parisian food and wine at the Montmartre Wine Festival.
Booked by Iman is partnering with Goddess Travels for this in-depth exploration of Paris.

Group Size: 5 – 10 travelers
Deposit: $400

Paris is Always a Good Idea.

Especially in October! Avoid the crowds and experience autumn in Paris. Booked by Iman is partnering with Goddess Travels, a Paris-based travel company, to bring you the best of black Paris. From a black history tour to sampling wine at the Montmartre Wine Festival, you’ll be able to soak up all the art, history, and culture the city has to offer.

Trip Vibes

Culture

Visit major sites and learn about Paris’s Black history from local guides.

Foodie

Black-owned restaurants and the Montmartre Wine Festival are all on the itinerary.

Explorer

With ample free time, you can explore cafes and museums at your own pace.

Highlights

Black History Tour

Eiffel Tower PHOTO SHOOT

MontMartRe Wine Festival

Seine River Cruise

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival

Arrival in PAris

Welcome to Paris! You’ll be greeted by one of your trip co-hosts at the airport. A shared shuttle will bring you to the hotel. Get to know your fellow travelers at our welcome dinner at Le Train Bleu, one of Paris’s oldest and most beautiful restaurants.

Meals: Dinner

Day 2: Paris Highlights

Paris Highlights Tour

We’ll get acquainted with Paris via a tuk tuk tour of the city! Our local guide will take us past all the major highlights, from the Eiffel Tower and the Louvre to Notre Dame and the Arc de Triomphe. Learn the history of Paris aboard an eco-friendly, open-air vehicle.

After the tour, indulge at a Parisian cafe for lunch (optional) and sample the rich hot chocolate at Angelina’s.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 3: Black History Tour

Black History in Paris

Learn about Paris’s rich black history on this tour by Walking the Spirit. Discover how black artists and intellectuals, from Josephine Baker to James Baldwin, lived and the challenges they faced.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 4: Photoshoot | Louvre

Eiffel Tower PhotoshooT | Louvre

Wake up bright and early for your close-up! We’ve booked a group photoshoot in front of Paris’s most iconic structure, the Eiffel Tower. Come dressed to impress!

After the photoshoot, we’ll visit the Louvre. Explore the many priceless pieces of art, from the Mona Lisa to the Venus de Milo, at your own pace. Entry ticket and audio guide are included.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 5: Little Africa | Seine River Cruise

Little Africa Scavenger Hunt | Seine River Cruise

We’ll visit La Goutte d’Or, a neighborhood in Montmartre known as Little Africa, for some friendly competition. Split into teams and get to know the area’s history and businesses on a fun scavenger hunt.

In the evening, we’ll embark on a scenic dinner cruise along the Seine river. Admire the sparkling lights of the Eiffel Tower as we leisurely sail along Paris’s most famous waterway.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 6: Palace of Versailles

Versailles Half-Day Tour

Travel back in time and experience the grandeur of the Palace of Versailles, the former home of Marie Antoinette and Louis XIV, the Sun King, on this half-day tour. Our tour guide will share the history behind the palace’s most beautiful rooms, from the King’s Grand Apartment to the Hall of Mirrors. End your visit with a stroll through the manicured gardens before returning to Paris in the afternoon.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 7: Montmartre Wine Festival

Wine Festival | Farewell Dinner

After a morning on your own, we’ll meet at the annual Montmartre Wine Festival. Celebrate one of the only remaining vineyards in Paris with an array of fun activities, from food and wine tastings to music and dance performances.

We’ll end our week in Paris with a farewell dinner at Bô. This black-owned restaurant in the Latin Quarter serves Caribbean small plates and tasty rum-based cocktails in a warm, relaxed atmosphere.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 8: Departure

Departure From Paris

Depart Paris with new travel buddies and lifelong memories. Transportation to the airport is provided.

AccomModation

Located in the trendy South Pigalle area of the 9th arrondisement, Hotel Joyce is a beautiful 3-star hotel with contemporary decor. It’s one of the top-rated hotels on Tripadvisor thanks to the excellent service and comfortable rooms.

What’s Included
  • Accommodation for 7 nights at Hotel Joyce or similar
  • Daily Breakfast and (3) Dinners
  • All tours and excursions indicated in itinerary, unless marked as optional
  • Ground transportation to all activities indicated in itinerary
  • Transportation to and from airport
  • On-site host and 24 hour assistance
What’s Not Included
  • Airfare
  • Lunches, most dinners, and any additional meals not indicated in the itinerary
  • Tours and excursions not indicated in the itinerary or listed as optional
  • Travel Insurance (required to participate)
  • Passport and visa fees
  • Drinks and Alcohol
  • Tips/Gratuities
Important Information
  • A passport valid for 3 months after your return date is required for entry into France.
  • A tourist visa is not required for American citizens visiting for less than 90 days. Please consult the U.S. State Department or your country’s corresponding French embassy to confirm entry requirements.
  • France currently requires visitors to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and have a booster shot for entry into the country. The entire group must adhere to local safety guidelines including wearing a mask and social distancing.
  • Travel insurance, including emergency medical, evacuation, and repatriation coverage, must be purchased before departure in order to participate. Square Mouth is a great resource for finding travel insurance.

Payment

The total cost of this trip is $2,500 for a double occupancy room. If paid in full, the discounted rate is $2,400. Single rooms are also available for $3,100.

You may opt to pay in installments. A $400 deposit is required to secure your spot on the trip, followed by 6 payments of $350 due on the 15th of each month. Your trip must be paid in full by September 15, 2022.

Payment Schedule
  • Deposit: $400
  • 1st Payment: April 15, 2022
  • 2nd Payment: May 15, 2022
  • 3rd Payment: June 15, 2022
  • 4th Payment: July 15, 2022
  • 5th Payment: August 15, 2022
  • Final Payment: September 15, 2022

What People Say

Pallas-Amenah was helpful, knowledgeable, and easy to work with throughout the booking and planning process for my group’s Rome itinerary! She was also ready and willing to answer any questions. I would recommend her to everyone who is looking to travel!

Lauren, New York City, Goddess Travels Review

Terms and Conditions

Booked by Iman understands circumstances may arise that prevent you from attending the trip and will make every effort to provide a refund. All trip deposits and payments are refundable up to 100 days prior to the trip start date.

99 days or less prior to the trip start date, deposits are non-refundable. All other payments, excluding your deposit, will be refunded, minus any unrecoverable costs.

Please read the complete Terms & Conditions before purchasing.