Explore the world with Duke

Duke Travels

DAA’s alumni travel program opens the world to you, immersing you in exotic cultures, ideas, sights and adventures. Journey with fellow alumni and a Duke faculty host to augment your experiences. So where do you want to go next?

Cuba: Arts and History

October 7-14, 2017

Explore of the exciting art and remarkable architecture of Cuba with special entrée to the country’s intellectual community. Spend five days in storied Havana and two days in historic cities on the southern coast: Interact with talented artists and cultural leaders, walk through the main squares of atmospheric Old Havana, visit three beautiful cities and enjoy the warm hospitality of this captivating Caribbean nation. Other highlights will include meeting some of Cuba’s leading artists, visiting Ernest Hemingway’s home and panoramic villages and sites of The Bay of Pigs, Trinidad and Cienfuegos. Your study leader is Gary Gereffi P'06, Professor of Sociology and Director of the Center on Globalization, Governance & Competitiveness at Duke University. See the brochure.

Contact Us

To learn more about our travel program or any of our upcoming trips, please contact us at travel@daa.duke.edu or 919-684-2988.


Why Travel with the Duke Alumni?



Upcoming Trips

All Alumni Travel

Jul 10, 2017 to Jul 19, 2017

Trace the legends and natural splendors of the American West. The country our ancestors dreamed about—and that still resides in our nation’s great parks—is filled with beautiful scenery, abundant wildlife, hiking, storytelling, and incredible historic lodges you will write home about.

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The Rushmore Hotel & Suites

Jul 17, 2017 to Jul 30, 2017
$5,696 per person (including airfare)
Duke Leaders: TBD

On this wide-ranging 14-day tour you will travel from gracious Edinburgh to England’s legendary Lake District; from spectacular Snowdonia to the rural Cotswolds to the Roman Baths, finishing in cosmopolitan London.

Jul 21, 2017 to Jul 29, 2017
from $3,890
Duke Leaders: Jesko A. von Windheim

Stand in awe at sweeping mountain vistas on this active journey through the Canadian Rockies. In Kananaskis begin exploring with a visit to the heart-warming Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary, and enjoy a barbecue lunch at Boundary Ranch. Navigate the Athabasca Glacier via an Ice Explorer, embark on a scenic journey down the Athabasca River, and delight in dancing stars at Jasper’s Dark Sky Preserve. View the powerful Athabasca Falls and glacier-fed Peyto Lake during the drive to Banff, and discover the picturesque highlights of Banff’s Bow River Valley.