Welcome to Black Gay and Lesbian Travelers
DISCOVER CONNECT EXPERIENCE

Join THE CREW at Black Gay & Lesbian Travelers (BGLT) to explore unique destinations and connect with the African LGBTQ+ Diaspora through group travel.

EXPLORE THE WORLD WITH US

FEATURED EVENTS

Experience the best of our meticulously curated group travel experiences with our inclusive community of over 20,000 Black LGBTQ+ travelers worldwide. 

From the enchanting beaches of the Caribbean, the splendor of Asia, and the fairy tale locals of Europe to the cultural treasures of Africa – each package is designed to offer unforgettable, inclusive experiences tailored for fun, networking, and social bonding. 

Join THE CREW and let Black Gay and Lesbian Travelers be your Adventure Designers!

Prices starting at $950 / per person
Black Gay and Lesbian Travelers is proud to sponsor this year’s NYC Black Pride! Book our special discounted rate vacation package and be part of a fun, powerful, and uplifting weekend celebrating Black LGBTQ+ Pride in The Big Apple from August 14-18, 2024! 🏳️‍🌈✊🏾🗽
 
HURRY! Get our exclusive room rate statting at only $179 per night at our host hotel: YOTEL Times Square (while supplies last).
Prices starting at $3,275 / per person

Chiang Mai Thailand is home to the incredible Yi Peng and Loy Krathong Lantern Festivals – known for thousands of released floating lanterns illuminating the night!

Yi Peng is a cultural festival in northern Thailand, celebrated in Chiang Mai. Lanterns made from paper and bamboo are lit and released into the sky at night, symbolizing the release of worries and negativity.

Prices starting at $1,470 / per person

Experience the magic of the Mediterranean on a 7-night summer adventure aboard Royal Caribbean’s Odyssey of the Seas, sailing from Rome to Santorini, Mykonos, Ephesus, and Capri!

Let’s explore these historic sites and learn about their stories. Alongside the ancient ruins, you’ll be fully immersed in the local flavors, music, and traditions, creating a truly unforgettable experience.

Prices starting at $2,295 / per person

Cap off our 2025 Mediterranean Odyssey Cruise in style with this 9-day vacation extension to beautiful Barcelona and then on to Lisbon for five days to celebrate EuroPride 2025! 🏳️‍🌈🙌🏾

✨Barcelona bonus✨: After 100+ years of construction, La Sagrada Familia is finally complete. Witness as legendary architect Antoni Gaudí envisioned! “

OUR RECOGNITIONS

WE ARE FEATURED IN

We are proud to be recognized by leading travel publications and media outlets for our commitment to creating exceptional travel experiences for Black LGBTQ+ travelers. Our features highlight our dedication to diversity, inclusion, and community building through travel. Explore our media coverage to see how we’re making an impact in the travel industry and beyond, and learn why Black Gay and Lesbian Travelers is a trusted name in the travel community.

WHAT WE DO

GO TRAVEL. DISCOVER. REMEMBER US!!

At Black Gay and Lesbian Travelers, we curate enriching travel experiences for Black LGBTQ+ groups and individuals. Our goal is to foster social connections and provide unforgettable adventures across the globe. 
 
Whether it’s exploring the vibrant culture of Thailand, embarking on a Mediterranean cruise, hiking up Mt. Kilimanjaro, or celebrating Pride in popular cities, we ensure each journey is inclusive, safe, and unforgettable!

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TRAVEL OFFER & DISCOUNT

SPECIAL TRAVEL OFFER

Experience the best of travel with our meticulously crafted popular packages. From the enchanting beaches of the Caribbean to the cultural treasures of Europe, each package is designed to offer unforgettable experiences tailored for Black LGBTQ+ travelers. Whether you’re seeking adventure, relaxation, or cultural immersion, our packages provide unique and inclusive journeys that cater to your preferences and ensure a memorable trip.

20%

Off

15%

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NEW ZEALAND

Price: $1300 $1105

18%

Off

MALAYSIA

Price: $1800 $1476

OUR STORY

ABOUT US

Founded by Mike Henderson, a seasoned travel consultant with over 20 years of experience, our agency is dedicated to serving the Black LGBTQ+ community. With local groups in major cities and a global network, we aim to build a supportive and vibrant travel community.

Support Our Mission

Your support helps us provide travel opportunities for less-privileged members and create more inclusive travel experiences. Every contribution counts.

Support Our Mission

Embrace the Gift of Travel

Travel is one of life’s greatest teachers, providing experiences and knowledge that transcend any classroom. At Black Gay and Lesbian Travelers (BGLT), we believe that cost should never be a barrier to such invaluable learning. Our mission is to ensure that the entire LGBTQ+ African Diaspora can enjoy the myriad benefits that travel offers.

Our Mission

Black Gay and Lesbian Travelers is dedicated to supporting the LGBTQ+ African Diaspora in exploring the world. We organize yearly group trip adventures designed to foster a sense of community, celebrate diversity, and create lasting memories. These trips are more than just vacations—they are opportunities for personal growth, cultural exchange, and collective empowerment.

Join Us in Our Journey

Your support can make a significant difference. By contributing to our cause, you help ensure that all BGLT members, regardless of financial constraints, can participate in our enriching travel experiences. Together, we can make the world more accessible and inclusive for everyone.

How You Can Help

Donate: Your financial contributions directly fund travel expenses for BGLT members who might otherwise be unable to afford it.

Spread the Word: Share our mission with your networks to increase awareness and support.

Volunteer: Offer your time and skills to help organize and execute our group trips.

Experience the World Together

Every journey with Black Gay and Lesbian Travelers is a step towards a more inclusive and understanding world. Join us in breaking down barriers and opening doors to new horizons for the LGBTQ+ African Diaspora. Together, let’s make travel a possibility for all.

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Sign up now to become a part of our growing community and start your journey with Black Gay and Lesbian Travelers. Together, we explore, connect, and celebrate our diversity.

FROM OUR BLOG

OUR RECENT POSTS

Stay informed and inspired with our recent posts, featuring travel tips, destination highlights, and personal stories from fellow travelers. Our blog is a hub of valuable information and insights, helping you plan your next adventure with confidence. From navigating new cities to discovering hidden gems, our posts are a valuable resource for Black LGBTQ+ travelers seeking unique and enriching travel experiences.