Upcoming Trips

All Alumni Travel

Jul 24, 2020 to Aug 2, 2020
Price: from $7,190
Duke Leaders: Andy Read
Trip Status: Taking Reservations

Explore the beauty of the legendary Galápagos Islands on this 10-day expedition aboard a classic, 96-guest expedition ship, uniquely equipped for actively experiencing the islands' wildlife and wonders.

Are you interested in seeing the most extraordinary array of animals and birds up close? Would you like to get into the sea with a face mask and snorkel to play with sea lions, turtles, and penguins? Would you like to take the most remarkable photos ever? Would you like to kayak along dramatic shorelines with frigatebirds soaring overhead?

Aug 2, 2020 to Aug 9, 2020
Price: Book now for special savings, including free air and 50% off travelers <= age 22.
Duke Leaders: Dr. Emily Klein
Trip Status: Taking Reservations

Unique, immersive style of travel

Exploring Southeast Alaska on our expeditions is an unrivaled experience, and your guarantee of an in-depth encounter with all its wonders. Our expedition ships are fully equipped with tools for exploration that will enable you to:

  1. Venture into a land of mist shrouded fjords, tidewater glaciers and islands teeming with wildlife

  2. Hike through lush forests to cascading waterfalls, and ride Zodiacs into secluded inlets to look for brown bears

Sep 3, 2020 to Sep 14, 2020
Price: from $5,995 - air included for select gateways* and NO SINGLE SUPPLEMENT
Duke Leaders: TBD
Trip Status: Taking Waitlist

Tap into your sense of adventure and take the journey of a lifetime to Peru and the Amazon rainforest. From the modern capital of Lima to the ancient capital of Cusco and Machu Picchu to the Amazon basin, experience the richness of Peruvian culture. See Lima’s colonial architecture, and savor a home-cooked Peruvian dinner at a landmark home. Explore Incan history at Cusco, Sacsayhuamán and the Sacred Valley. Take a train ride into a cloud forest to the breathtaking sight of Machu Picchu, and cruise into the rainforest aboard the exclusively chartered Delfin III.

Sep 19, 2020 to Sep 27, 2020
Price: From $3,295 plus air
Duke Leaders: TBD
Trip Status: Taking Reservations

Immerse yourself in the rich culture, proud traditions and striking natural beauty of Basque Spain and France on this seven-night adventure. Head off to San Sebastián, Spain, on lovely La Concha Bay, a bustling beach town and foodie’s delight with fine dining, tapas bars and cafés. See the historic highlights of Bayonne, France, including its Gothic cathedral, and stroll in Biarritz, a seaside resort favored by socialites and surfers alike. Visit the villages of St-Jean-de-Luz and Espelette, where strings of red peppers decorate whitewashed homes.

Sep 21, 2020 to Oct 5, 2020
Price: $4,195 plus air
Duke Leaders: TBD
Trip Status: Taking Reservations

Absorb Croatia’s remarkable history, culture, and unspoiled Dalmatian coastline on this captivating 15-day small group journey.  A tour of Croatia’s capital, Zagreb, reveals a gracious city of culture and hospitality, taking in the historic Old Town and the colorful Dolac market.  Spend two nights in Slovenia’s capital, Ljubljana, with its romantic bridges and abundant parkland.  Experience love

Sep 26, 2020 to Oct 4, 2020
Price: From $4,995
Duke Leaders: TBD
Trip Status: Taking Waitlist

Join our small group for a nine-day journey to the culinary and cultural heart of Northern Italy—a region brimming with exquisite local wines, specialty ingredients, soul-satisfying signature dishes and the wonderful Italians who conjure them with time-honored techniques.

Oct 6, 2020 to Oct 14, 2020
Price: from $4,795
Duke Leaders: TBD
Trip Status: Waiting for the brochure
Cruise with us for seven nights from Rome to Barcelona aboard the exclusively chartered, Five-Star, small ship Le Bougainville. Enjoy the sun-drenched landscapes and lush, mountainous backdrops of the French and Italian Rivieras and islands, a glamorous retreat for artists, writers, nobility and gourmands.
Oct 8, 2020 to Oct 16, 2020
Price: From $4,795 plus air
Duke Leaders: TBD
Trip Status: Taking Waitlist

Join us for this unparalleled and comprehensive nine-day Aegean odyssey to the very cradle of Western civilization and the classical world. Cruise round trip Athens, Greece, aboard the exclusively chartered, newest Five-Star small ship Le Bougainville. Call on the islands of Delos, Mykonos, Pátmos, Rhodes and Santorini, and the Peloponnese Peninsula.

Oct 10, 2020 to Oct 18, 2020
Price: from $5,895 per person
Duke Leaders: TBD
Trip Status: Taking Waitlist

Cruise with us for seven nights from Rome to Barcelona aboard the exclusively chartered, Five-Star, small ship Le Bougainville. Enjoy the sun-drenched landscapes and lush, mountainous backdrops of the French and Italian Rivieras and islands, a glamorous retreat for artists, writers, nobility and gourmands.

Oct 18, 2020 to Nov 3, 2020
Price: $3,895 plus air
Duke Leaders: TBD
Trip Status: Taking Reservations

Mystical and spiritual, chaotic and confounding, India overflows with riches.  Staying at excellent hotels, your small group travels the classic Golden Triangle:  bustling Delhi; Agra, home of the sublime Taj Mahal; and Jaipur, great city of the Rajput.  The 17-day exploration begins with Old and New Delhi’s important sights.  Discovery of the “pink city” of Jaipur includes the stunning Haw

Oct 19, 2020 to Nov 3, 2020
Price: From $6,995
Duke Leaders: Deborah Jakubs
Trip Status: Taking Reservations

Relish face-to-face encounters with two of the world’s last great frontiers – Southern Patagonia’s majestic fjords and glaciers, and Torres del Paine’s stunning scenery – on a remarkable 16-day small group journey showcasing South America’s diversity. Discover vibrant Buenos Aires during a three-night stay, seeing its highlights and attending a performance at a premier tango house. After exploring Ushuaia, the world’s southernmost city, board the comfortable M/V Stella/Ventus Australis* for an extraordinary four-night cruise through the storied Tierra del Fuego archipelago.

Oct 22, 2020 to Oct 29, 2020
Price: From $5,440
Duke Leaders: TBD
Trip Status: Taking Reservations

Discover the history, geology, excellent food and wine, and the sheer beauty of the Pacific Northwest. The powerful Columbia and Snake Rivers flow through a beautiful land and offer access to fantastic wineries, places to kayak and hike, and extraordinary scenery—you’ll experience it all. Hike to a towering waterfall. Taste local fruit at a local orchard and enjoy views of Mt. Hood and Mt. Adams. Visit sites used by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark while they made their way to the Pacific Coast and learn about their explorations. 

Oct 24, 2020 to Oct 29, 2020
Price: From $4,995 + Intl air charter from Winnipeg to Churchill
Duke Leaders: TBD
Trip Status: Taking Reservations

We are thrilled to present you with a special opportunity to witness one of the largest confluences of polar bears in the world. Much like the bears themselves, visitors make their way to Churchill each fall when temperatures drop, brimming with anticipation. The reward: experiences of a lifetime.

Feb 25, 2021 to Mar 14, 2021
Price: From $6,695
Duke Leaders: TBD
Trip Status: Taking Reservations
Weaving together such diverse elements as the Andes, a Lake District crossing, and wondrous Iguazu Falls with the urban appeal of Santiago, Buenos Aires, and Rio, this engaging 18-day small group tour renders our South American neighbors in all their beauty and vitality.  First, discover sophisticated Santiago, with its fascinating Museum of Pre-Columbian Art, and encounter colorful Valparaiso.  Take a private winery tour in Chile’s acclaimed Maipo Valley wine-growing region, then dine in a gracious Santiago family’s home.  Spending two nights in Chile’s picturesque Lake Di
Pyramids of Egypt
Mar 4, 2021 to Mar 18, 2021
Price: From $3,995
Duke Leaders: TBD
Trip Status: Taking Reservations
Accompanied by an expert Egyptian guide, this singular 15-day small group journey through antiquity begins in storied Cairo.  Visit the acclaimed Egyptian Museum, Memphis’s open-air museum, splendid Sakkara, and the astounding Pyramids of Giza with their Great Sphinx.  Traveling to Abu Simbel for a fascinating three-night Lake Nasser cruise, see its imposing temples – the setting for a dramatic sound-and-light show, then sail on to ancient Nubia’s other outstanding temples:  Amada, Wadi el-Seboua, New Kalabsha, and Philae.  After touring the massive Aswan High Dam, dep
Zodiac and bird watching at sunset
Mar 5, 2021 to Mar 12, 2021
Price: From $3,740
Duke Leaders: TBD
Trip Status: Waiting for the brochure
Spend several extraordinary days in the company of majestic gray whales in Mexico’s Bahía Magdalena, one of the best places in the world to witness interactions between gray whale mothers and their curious calves. On this compact trip, we’ll navigate the length of the bay aboard our nimble expedition ship, and set out by Zodiac for thrilling, up-close encounters. Kayak through mangrove forests and hike desert islands, watch pelicans and ospreys soar overhead, and soak up the sun on some of the Pacific’s most pristine beaches.
    Southeast Asian Odyssey
    Mar 12, 2021 to Mar 30, 2021
    Price: From $5,295
    Trip Status: Taking Reservations
    Exotic, diverse, intriguing … Southeast Asia is revealed on this comprehensive, well-paced 19-day small group adventure, from stunning natural wonders to energetic cities.  Discover Hanoi, Vietnam’s French-accented capital, then cruise on a traditional “junk” through famed Ha Long Bay’s fairytale seascape. Tour charming Hoi An, riding a boat to its lively central market, and enjoy an interactive Vietnamese cooking class. An unforgettable experience awaits with three nights in Siem Reap, Cambodia, and extensive touring of the astounding Angkor Wat complex.  In Luang Pra
    Japan Pagoda
    Apr 3, 2021 to Apr 15, 2021
    Price: $6,157 including all airfare
    Duke Leaders: Dr. Margaret McKean P'05
    Trip Status: Waiting for the brochure
    A truly foreign and fascinating land of rich traditions and dizzying modernity is revealed on this well-crafted 13-day small group tour. See Tokyo and Kyoto’s highlights, engage in local life, and head off the beaten path to alluring historic destinations. Begin in amazing Tokyo, where sightseeing includes the Imperial Palace, the famed Ginza district, and Tokyo National Museum. Encounter magnificent Mt. Fuji and cruise on scenic Ashi Lake.  After overnighting in a traditional ryokan inn, travel by express train to lovely Takayama in the Japanese Alps.
    Centero of Antwerp
    Apr 5, 2021 to Apr 13, 2021
    Price: $2,995
    Duke Leaders: TBD
    Trip Status: Waiting for the brochure
    From the thatched farmhouses and footpaths of fairy-tale Giethoorn to the medieval landmarks of Antwerp, fall in love with the Netherlands and Belgium as you relish their intimate waterways. See bygone eras take shape aboard a first-class river ship for seven nights. In Amsterdam, get a close-up look at 17th-century canals and landmarks on a river cruiser, then choose to dive into acres of colorful tulips at Keukenhof Gardens, bike through charming villages, or gaze at masterpieces by Rembrandt and other Dutch artists at the Rijksmuseum.
    Portugal
    Apr 23, 2021 to May 3, 2021
    Price: From $3,495
    Duke Leaders: TBD
    Trip Status: Taking Reservations
    From Lisbon to the north of Portugal, for 13 days your small group navigates the gentle charms of this country rich in history and blessed with natural beauty, staying in three unique pousadas, Portugal’s famed historic lodgings.  A three-night Lisbon sojourn offers highlights aplenty, including the Monument to the Discoveries, traditional fado music, and an excursion to stunning Pena Palace and seaside Cascais.  Visit the medieval town of Óbidos and spend three nights in a hilltop pousada.  Oporto’s rich history unfolds with a Douro cruise and a port w
    Israel: Timeless Wonders
    Apr 29, 2021 to May 10, 2021
    Price: From $5,795
    Trip Status: Taking Reservations

    Encounter a land of extraordinary beauty and belief, of history and hospitality, on this exceptional 12-day small group journey. Explore Tel Aviv, Israel’s cultural capital, with its “White City” district – a UNESCO site, and ancient Jaffa. Experience the unique Ein Hod artists’ village. In Galilee’s hills, overnight at a hotel on the grounds of a kibbutz, visiting a local winery and Capernaum’s ruins. Staying at a historic hotel on the Sea of Galilee’s shores, see the New Testament come to life at Tiberias, the Mount of Beatitudes, and Nazareth.

    May 11, 2021 to May 27, 2021
    Price: $5,395 plus air
    Duke Leaders: Dr. Charles Becker
    Trip Status: Taking Waitlist

    Traveling the ancient Silk Road connecting East and West, encounter a mélange of culture and religion, art and architecture. On this exciting 17-day small group journey, relish the exotic – embracing the humanity shared with the welcoming people of Central Asia. Discover the showpiece Turkmen capital, Ashgabat, and explore the UNESCO archaeological sites of Nisa and Kunya-Urgench. A tour of Khiva’s “inner city,” another UNESCO site, uncovers this Uzbek city’s storied past. In ancient Buhkara, watch silk weavers at work and enjoy a traditional meal in a Sufi miniaturist’s home.

    Centero of Antwerp
    May 23, 2021 to May 31, 2021
    Price:
    Duke Leaders: Dr. Tom Robisheaux '74
    Trip Status: Waiting for the brochure
    Cruise the Seine in style on this seven-night river journey aboard an exclusively chartered first-class ship. In Paris, witness famed landmarks, tour the Latin Quarter and relish the romantic ambience of this remarkable city from your river vantage. Visit the home of Claude Monet in Giverny and wander among the lily ponds that inspired the famous impressionist. Journey along the scenic Seine to medieval Chateau Gaillard, built by Richard the Lionheart, and 15th-century Chateau de Martainville. Explore the impact of World War II at the Caen Memorial.
    Provence
    May 24, 2021 to Jun 4, 2021
    Price:
    Duke Leaders: TBD
    Trip Status: Taking Reservations
    Discover beloved Provence, nestled between the Rhone and the Mediterranean, on this 12-day small group journey par excellence.  A three-night stay in charming Aix-en-Provence offers a quintessential Provençal experience, from an excursion to the scenic Luberon region, including a Renaissance château and picturesque Roussillon, to visiting Cézanne’s studio and dinner and a tasting at a winery. In the rugged Camargue, explore historic Arles, experience life at a traditional ranch, and see the region’s iconic pink flamingos.  After touring medieval Aigues-Mortes, witness the i
    Windmill
    May 26, 2021 to Jun 3, 2021
    Price:
    Duke Leaders: TBD
    Trip Status: Waiting for the brochure
    On this trip, cruise aboard the new Magnifique IV, an upscale Dutch-style canal boat with 20 comfortable cabins. Go behind the scenes in the charming town of Bruges, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Discover Dordrecht, the oldest city in Holland. Experience the Low Countries as the locals do, on optional cycling tours along gentle, even terrain. View nine centuries of architecture, from the 12th-century Gravensteen Castle in Ghent to Zaha Hadid’s futuristic.
    May 28, 2021 to Jun 11, 2021
    Price: From $3,695
    Duke Leaders: J. Clare Woods
    Trip Status: Waiting for the brochure
    Exotic sights, scents, and sounds reign in this fascinating land where Europe and Asia meet.  With its ancient ruins, stunning landscapes, and dramatic Turquoise Coast, Turkey engages and beguiles, offering your small group an unparalleled experience.  The 15-day Turkish sojourn begins with four nights in magnificent Istanbul, where highlights include the Spice Market, the Blue Mosque, the Hagia Sofia, and Topkapi Palace, and a private cruise on the Bosphorus.  Experience haunting Gallipoli, ferry across the Dardanelles to storied Troy, and explore Pergamum’s spectacular ru
    May 30, 2021 to Jun 6, 2021
    Price:
    Duke Leaders: Dr. Kristen Neuschel
    Trip Status: Waiting for the brochure
    Join us for a unique, comprehensive, seven-night journey to Norway’s majestic fjords and Scotland’s rarely visited Orkney and Shetland Islands, remote destinations forever linked by their Viking heritage. Cruise from Bergen, Norway, to Glasgow, Scotland, aboard the exclusively chartered, newest Five-Star, small ship Le Champlain with 100% ocean-view Suites and Staterooms. Travel in the wake of Viking explorers, cruising into ports accessible only by small ship amid spectacular landscapes in this seafaring region steeped in history and cultural richness.
    Train
    Jun 1, 2021 to Jun 7, 2021
    Price: $5,995 per person
    Duke Leaders: TBD
    Trip Status: Waiting for the brochure
    Travel across Canada by rail! Experience this small-group journey (26 guests maximum) from Toronto across the expanse of five provinces, through the Canadian Rockies to the Pacific Northwest.

    Enjoy upgraded Prestige Class premium accommodations onboard VIA Rail’s The Canadian, providing the perfect combination of modern and elegant cabins, private concierge service, delightful meals prepared by onboard chefs, all-inclusive bar service, and observation cars that allow for unobstructed viewing of Canada’s great wilderness.

    Polignano A Mare
    Jun 2, 2021 to Jun 10, 2021
    Price: $3,095
    Duke Leaders: TBD
    Trip Status: Waiting for the brochure
    Experience an easy-going, languid lifestyle in Italy’s Apulia region, where Mediterranean meals are savored slowly amidst olive groves, ancient seaports and timeless villages. Spend seven nights in seaside Polignano a Mare, and venture out each day to enjoy the unique character that defines Apulia, the heel of Italy’s boot. Marvel at Alberobello’s trulli, conical-roofed limestone homes built without mortar; the ancient cave dwellings in Matera, a 2019 European Capital of Culture; the white hill town of Ostuni; and the baroque city of Lecce.
    Jun 2, 2021 to Jun 15, 2021
    Price: From $6,895
    Duke Leaders: TBD
    Trip Status: Waiting for the brochure
    Glimpse a world primeval on this singular 14-day safari through some of Southern Africa’s great wildlife sanctuaries in Zimbabwe, Botswana, and Zambia.  The small group adventure begins with sightseeing in Johannesburg’s renowned Soweto district.  Then spending three nights in a historic hotel near Zimbabwe’s spectacular Victoria Falls, embark on a “Sundowner” Zambezi cruise and take a game drive in search of the elusive black rhino.  Next is Botswana’s Chobe National Park, boasting one of Africa’s largest concentrations of wildlife, for a three-night stay featuring sensati
    St. Moritz
    Jun 15, 2021 to Jun 24, 2021
    Price: $3,695
    Duke Leaders: Thomas J. Ferraro
    Trip Status: Taking Reservations
    From the high alpine splendor of St. Moritz, Switzerland, to the Italian Lakes tucked into Italy’s Lombardy region — fall in love with two naturally beautiful, culturally distinct countries on this scenic eight-night journey. Spend four nights in St. Moritz, the mountain resort town loved by royals, celebrities and outdoor enthusiasts alike, and journey by train to the colorful Swiss town of Zuoz. Board the Bernina Express and gaze at dramatic vistas as you ride from snowy peaks to temperate Tirano in hours!
    Jul 5, 2021 to Jul 20, 2021
    Price:
    Duke Leaders: TBD
    Trip Status: Waiting for the brochure
    As the Midnight Sun turns night into day, Scandinavia shines.  From the cosmopolitan capitals of Copenhagen and Oslo to Norway’s magnificent fjord country, your small group encounters Scandinavia at its best.  The 16-day journey begins with sightseeing in Copenhagen, including the Rosenborg and Christiansborg palacesSee Elsinore, infamous setting of Shakespeare’s Hamlet, and visit the Karen Blixen Museum.  Ferrying overnight to Oslo, stay at a Gaala ski lodge. Journey to Geiranger along Norway’s “roof,” enjoying views of dramatic Geirangerfjord.&n
    Jul 11, 2021 to Jul 24, 2021
    Price:
    Duke Leaders: TBD
    Trip Status: Waiting for the brochure
    Embark upon an unparalleled journey through history on this legendary network of rails. Enjoy modern amenities, comfortable lodging, and exciting excursions as you leisurely traverse two countries by private train during this epic adventure.

    Jul 17, 2021 to Jul 25, 2021
    Price: From $6,795 with Round-Trip Air Included from Select Cities†
    Trip Status: Waiting for the brochure
    Discover the ethereal “Land of Fire and Ice”—one of the world’s most enchanting and distinctive destinations—on this specially designed seven-night circumnavigation cruise of this stunning Nordic island nation. Cruise aboard the newest Five‑Star expedition ship, Le Bellot, launching in 2020, featuring only 92 Suites and Staterooms and the world’s first multisensory, underwater observation lounge.
    Zebras
    Jul 25, 2021 to Aug 9, 2021
    Price: From $9,796 including all airfare
    Duke Leaders: Dr. Anne Pusey
    Trip Status: Waiting for the full brochure
    Unparalleled game viewing, top-rated lodges, and gracious local people – all await your small group “on safari” in alluring Kenya and Tanzania for 16 days.  Beginning in cosmopolitan Nairobi, encounter many and varied highlights, from grassland plains to Mt.
    Riding Zodiac through glaciers in Alaska
    Jul 25, 2021 to Aug 1, 2021
    Price: $8,450
    Duke Leaders: TBD
    Trip Status: Taking Reservations
    Unique, immersive style of travel
    Exploring Southeast Alaska on our expeditions is an unrivaled experience, and your guarantee of an in-depth encounter with all its wonders. Our expedition ships are fully equipped with tools for exploration that will enable you to:
    • Venture into a land of mist shrouded fjords, tidewater glaciers and islands teeming with wildlife
    • Hike through lush forests to cascading waterfalls, and ride Zodiacs into secluded inlets to look for brown bears
    • See the Alaska undersea through live video
    Zebras
    Sep 2, 2021 to Sep 15, 2021
    Price:
    Duke Leaders: TBD
    Trip Status: Waiting for the brochure
    From the depths of Ngorongoro Crater to the Serengeti plains and exotic Zanzibar, your small group encounters the breadth of peaceful Tanzania’s riches on this enthralling 14-day adventure.  Set out on a wildlife drive in beautiful Arusha National Park, then experience Tarangire – renowned for its numerous elephants and iconic baobab trees – during a two-night stay.  Spend two nights in a safari lodge on the rim of Ngorongoro Crater, a UNESCO site, descending to the magnificent crater’s floor for an unforgettable wildlife drive. See Olduvai Gorge, famous for the prehistoric
    Camel ride in Bruzelius
    Sep 14, 2021 to Sep 27, 2021
    Price:
    Duke Leaders: TBD
    Trip Status: Waiting for the brochure
    Eyes and hearts are opened to a truly foreign land, an age-old culture, and genuinely hospitable people on this singular small group tour.  A 14-day exploration of this land of dramatic contrasts takes you from seaside Rabat to the desert towns of Erfoud and Ouarzazate and through the snow-topped High Atlas Mountains.  In a journey featuring the many cultural treasures of Fez, Marrakech, and Casablanca – and five UNESCO sites – encounter Roman ruins, an ancient caravan route, and medinas bustling with snake charmers and spice merchants.  Dine with local people in a p
    Kangaroos
    Sep 18, 2021 to Oct 9, 2021
    Price: From $9,084
    Duke Leaders: Gary Gereffi P'06
    Trip Status: Waiting for the brochure
    The Lands Down Under and small group touring make for a perfect combination on this wide-ranging 22-day journey. Beginning in Cairns, ride the historic railway to Kuranda, then descend via a Skyrail gondola.  Swim and snorkel during a day-long Great Barrier Reef excursion. In Alice Springs, embark on an Aboriginal “dreamtime” tour, meeting Walpiri tribespeople, and enjoy a traditional “bushman’s” dinner.  Watch the sunset at fabled Ayers Rock.  Highlights during a three-night Sydney stay include a Sydney Harbour catamaran cruise, Featherdale Wildlife Park, and the
    Yogyakarta Java Indonesia
    Sep 22, 2021 to Oct 7, 2021
    Price: From $6,995
    Duke Leaders: TBD
    Trip Status: Waiting for the brochure

    Experience the spectacular landscapes, exotic biodiversity and vast cultural treasures of Indonesia and Singapore on this comprehensive, 16-day journey. This exceptional itinerary features four nights in the Five-Star hotels and an eight-night cruise round trip Denpasar, Bali, aboard the exclusively chartered, Five-Star Le Lapérouse, featuring just 92 Suites and Staterooms. In Singapore, follow in the footsteps of Sir Stamford Raffles and cruise on a traditional “bumboat.” Discover Bali’s authentic cultural traditions, clifftop temples and mesmerizing rice terraces in enigmatic Ubud.

    Sep 23, 2021 to Sep 28, 2021
    Price: From $4,995
    Duke Leaders: TBD
    Trip Status: Taking Reservations

    Explore the beauty of New England in the fall with the historic rail lines and trains that once were the center of tourism for the region. A rail expert will transport the group back in time while traveling on four restored rail routes in Maine and New Hampshire.

    Cliffs in Ireland
    Sep 25, 2021 to Oct 6, 2021
    Price:
    Duke Leaders: TBD
    Trip Status: Waiting for the brochure
    Ireland’s dazzling coastal beauty takes center stage on this magical, 10-night journey! Begin in the east in dynamic Dublin. Then, head westward with stops in Galway and Cong before exploring the breathtaking, untamed Wild Atlantic Way. See Achill Island’s moors and mountains, admire Connemara’s glacier-carved landscape and watch lively dogs herding sheep. Next, venture north on a less explored route to the hidden gem, County Donegal. Be awed by spectacular Slieve League, Ireland’s highest sea cliffs, and see Arranmore Island by land and water.
    Sep 30, 2021 to Oct 7, 2021
    Price: From $4,995
    Duke Leaders: TBD
    Trip Status: Waiting for the brochure

    Explore the vast breadth of the Great Lakes during this eight-day travel program. Enjoy a seven-night, exclusively chartered cruise through all five Great Lakes, admire the beautiful landscapes and visit towns rich in maritime history and natural splendor from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to Toronto, Ontario. Experience the delight of the Victorian character of automobile-free Mackinac Island. Tour the historic towns of Sault Ste. Marie on both the Michigan and Ontario sides of St. Marys River, including visits to the Museum Ship Valley Camp and the Canadian Bushplane Heritage Center.

    waterfall in Ethiopia
    Oct 1, 2021 to Oct 15, 2021
    Price:
    Duke Leaders: TBD
    Trip Status: Waiting for the brochure
    From ancient rock-hewn churches and legendary sites to breathtaking landscapes and rare wildlife, Ethiopia offers your small group a 15-day journey befitting of its noble – and epic – history.  A day’s sightseeing in diverse Addis Ababa includes Lucy’s famous 3.2-million-year-old bones in the National Museum.  Spending two nights on Lake Tana’s shores, visit the Weyto people, travel by boat to see the Zege Peninsula’s ancient churches, and admire the Blue Nile Falls’ beauty.  Tour Gondar’s evocative 17th-century castle complex.  With two nights in exotic Simien Mountai
    Israel
    Oct 2, 2021 to Oct 13, 2021
    Price: From $5,795
    Trip Status: Waiting for the brochure
    Encounter a land of extraordinary beauty and belief, of history and hospitality, on this exceptional 12-day small group journey. Explore Tel Aviv, Israel’s cultural capital, with its “White City” district – a UNESCO site, and ancient Jaffa. Experience the unique Ein Hod artists’ village.  In Galilee’s hills, overnight at a hotel on the grounds of a kibbutz, visiting a local winery and Capernaum’s ruins. Staying at a historic hotel on the Sea of Galilee’s shores, see the New Testament come to life at Tiberias, the Mount of Beatitudes, and Nazareth.  Based in
    Danube at sunset
    Oct 6, 2021 to Oct 24, 2021
    Price: $4,995
    Duke Leaders: TBD
    Trip Status: Waiting for the brochure
    Experience eight European countries and sail the mighty Danube River on this unforgettable journey! Our carefully curated itinerary introduces fascinating landmarks and epic landscapes, including the fairy-tale Wachau Valley. Plus, bookend your adventure with stays in Sofia, Bulgaria, and Prague, Czech Republic. Awaken each day to new discoveries, including Roman ruins, cathedrals, synagogues, mosques and fortresses — all part of the region’s dynamic history. Feast your eyes on Budapest illuminated at night, explore medieval towns and witness the Iron Gate Gorge, an engineering marvel.
    Ancient Greece
    Oct 8, 2021 to Oct 16, 2021
    Price: From $4,995
    Duke Leaders: TBD
    Trip Status: Waiting for the brochure

    Journey to the cradle of Western civilization and the classical world on our comprehensive nine-day Aegean Odyssey. Explore the exquisitely preserved treasures and mythical landscapes of ancient Greece, uncovering layers of architectural history. Cruise to fabled halcyon islands from antiquity aboard the exclusively chartered, state‑of‑the‑art, Five‑Star Le Bougainville. Our epic voyage calls on the islands of Delos, Mykonos, Pátmos, Rhodes, Santorini and the Peloponnese Peninsula.

    Camels
    Nov 2, 2021 to Nov 15, 2021
    Price: From $7,995
    Duke Leaders: Caroline Bruzelius
    Trip Status: Waiting for the brochure
    Join us on this custom-designed, 14-day journey to the very cradle of civilization. Visit three continents, navigate the legendary waterways of the Red Sea, Mediterranean Sea and Aegean Sea, transit the Suez Canal and experience eight magnificent UNESCO World Heritage sites. Cruise for eight nights aboard the exclusively chartered, Five-StarLe Jacques Cartier, featuring just 92 elegant Suites and Staterooms, each with a private balcony.

    Nov 27, 2021 to Dec 10, 2021
    Price: From $12,995
    Duke Leaders: Andy Read
    Trip Status: Taking Waitlist

    Experience one of Earth’s most wondrous cosmic events in pristine Antarctica. Join us aboard the exclusively chartered L’Austral and be among the privileged few to witness the total solar eclipse from the Weddell Sea on December 4, 2021.