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.


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Upcoming Trips

All Alumni Travel

Jul 25, 2017 to Aug 9, 2017
from $6,174 (including airfare)

Your 16-day tour beings in the delightful Danish capital, Copenhagen, with highlights including a visit to Rosenborg Palace. Spend a full day in Elsinore, made famous from Shakespeare’s Hamlet. Take an overnight ferry to Oslo and transfer to Gaala, our entry into the region of magnificent Norwegian fjords. Journey to Geiranger, and ascend to the summit of Mount Dalsnibba. View some of Norway’s finest scenery at famed Geirangerfjord. Tour charming Bergen.

Jul 27, 2017 to Aug 6, 2017
from $5,242 (including airfare)

We start our 11-day tour of Iceland in Borgarnes and visit the Reyholt Cultural Centre. Tour the beautiful Snaefellsnes Peninsula with its small fishing villages, bizarre rock formations, and nesting cliff birds. Enjoy three nights in the region’s charming capital, Akureyri.

Aug 2, 2017 to Aug 16, 2017
$8,241 per person (including airfare)
Duke Leaders: TBD

Begin your 15-day journey in Arusha and set out on an afternoon wildlife drive in Arusha National Park for your first taste of Tanzania’s unparalleled big animal viewing. Enjoy guaranteed window seating in safari vehicles throughout the trip. Explore Ngorongoro Conservation Area, wildlife haven and home to the semi-nomadic Maasai people, whom we visit.  Descend to the floor of magnificent Ngorongoro Crater, a UNESCO site and at 100 square miles the world’s largest intact and perfectly formed volcanic caldera.