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
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.
Visit major sites and learn about Paris’s Black history from local guides.
Black-owned restaurants and the Montmartre Wine Festival are all on the itinerary.
With ample free time, you can explore cafes and museums at your own pace.
Black History Tour
Eiffel Tower PHOTO SHOOT
MontMartRe Wine Festival
Seine River Cruise
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 Not Included
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.
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.