Previous Alumni Journeys

Past, Postponed, or Canceled Trips

Egypt

 

Legends of the Nile with Professor Steven David

January 14 - 25, 2020, with Additional Departure Dates

During this 10-night experience focused on the antiquities along the vibrant Nile River, you'll encounter Egypt's wonders and the optimistic spirit of its citizens today. This engaging program has been thoughtfully designed to connect you to the people, places and culture of this captivating country.

Galapagos

 

Wonders of the Galapagos Islands

January 23 - 31, 2020

This incredible nine-day journey features the Galapagos Islands, where the unique wildlife accepts up-close human interaction like nowhere else. Accompanied by certified naturalists, cruise for six nights and enjoy one night on mainland Ecuador. Three-night Quito Pre-Program Option. Six-night Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley Post-Program Option.

Tanzania

 

Tanzania Safari during the Great Migration

January 30 - February 10, 2020 (SOLD OUT) Additional Departure Dates

Experience Africa's premier safari destination on game drives during the annual Great Migration. This 12-day journey of a lifetime includes one privately chartered flight and daily game drives in Tanzania's finest game parks - Lake Manyara, Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater and Tarangire - with deluxe accommodations in Serena Safari Lodges and a comfortable tented camp.

Antarctica

Expedition to Antarctica

January 28 - February 10, 2020

Join us for this spectacular 14-day journey featuring a nine-night, exclusively chartered cruise to Antarctica, Earth's last frontier, aboard the intimate L'Austral. Experience "The White Continent" in its unspoiled state, accompanied by the ship's expert team of naturalists. Spend two nights in vibrant Buenos Aires. Iguazu Falls Post-Program Option offered. 

Israel

Israel - Land of Cultural Treasures

February 16 - 25, 2020

Experience Israel's open-air markets. Taste regional olive oils, falafel, spice blends and wine. Lunch with a Druze family in their home. Visit Yad Vashem and partake in expert-led discussions. Discover multi-faceted Israel and its diverse people on this unforgettable small-group, eight-night journey featuring Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, and so much more.

New Zealand

New Zealand - Auckland and Circumnavigation of South Island

February 18 - March 1, 2020

Join this 10-night itinerary circumnavigating the South Island of New Zealand. Cruise for seven nights aboard Le Laperouse. Spend three nights in Auckland and visit the Northland District. Experience the friendly nature of "Kiwis" and Maori culture. Cruise Queen Charlotte Sound, visit the famous Marlborough District and tour Christchurch.

Caribbean

Cruising the Caribbean's Windward Islands

February 22 - 29, 2020

Elude the depths of winter on this seven-night cruise of the Caribbean's tropical Windward Islands aboard the exclusively chartered, Five-Star, small expedition ship, Le Champlain. Cruise into secluded harbors, exploring the Windward Islands' treasures of Grenada, to the Grenadines Tobago Cays Marine Park; Martinique, St. Lucia; St. Vincent and Bridgetown, Barbados.

Morocco

Morocco: Land of Enchantment

March 20 -29 and March 27 - April 5, 2020

Embrace the charms of Morocco on this eight-night journey in Marrakech and Casablanca. Explore the colorful souks and medina, tour ornate gardens and marvel at minarets. Enjoy tea with a Berber family in Atlas Mountains, relish cosmopolitan Casablanca and marvel at the wonders of ancient Rabat.

Dutch Waterways

Dutch Waterways - Amsterdam to Antwerp*

March 31 - April 8, 2020

See the Netherlands and Belgium brilliantly revealed as you glide along scenic waterways during a seven-night cruise on a first-class river ship. Explore Amsterdam, Antwerp and fairy-tale Giethoorn, while enjoying an ever-changing panorama. Follow your passions with included excursion choices. See Dutch masters, bicycle through villages or savor chocolate. No single supplement!

Basque

Basque Country - France & Spain

April 25 - May 3, 2020

Delight in a seven-night adventure through Basque Spain and France. Discover the chic beach resort of Biarritz and foodie-friendly San Sebastian. Explore French Basque culture in St-Jean-de-Luz, Espelette and Bayonne. In Spain, dine at a private Basque gastronomical society, tour the Bilbao Guggenheim and stroll the streets of Hemingway's Pamplona!