Mar 8, 2025 to Mar 16, 2025

FInland - Arctic Magnificence

Price: From $4,795 if booked by 6/11/2024
Duke Leaders: TBD

Embark on an exciting, seven-night adventure to the world’s happiest country! Start with a taste of Helsinki’s urban vibes and take in its stunning modern and historic architecture. Learn why the sauna experience is a cherished ritual for Finns and soak up some soothing steam yourself! Then fly north to Lapland and stay in a glass-domed cabin, perfect for watching the spectacular Northern Lights overhead. Look forward to invigorating outdoor activities amid snowy landscapes.

Aug 8, 2024 to Aug 18, 2024

Journey through Alaska

Price: From $7,497
Duke Leaders: Dr. Lincoln Pratson P'14, P'20

Awe-inspiring natural beauty and outdoor adventure await as your small group explores the varied landscapes and noteworthy cities of Alaska on this superlative 11-day journey.  Setting out by deluxe railcar, encounter Denali National Park’s stunning wilderness during a three-night stay.  Hike through the park’s tundra, visit an Iditarod sled dog kennel, and attend a show at the Denali Dinner Theater.  After a scenic flight deep into remote Wrangell-St.

Jun 25, 2023 to Jul 8, 2023

Magical Madagascar

Price: From $7,659
Duke Leaders: Dr. Charles Welch

The Duke Lemur Center has been working in Madagascar for 30 years and we will have access to Duke connected conservation projects and people. This trip is perfect for first time Madagascar visitors as well as for those returning to Madagascar for a second or third trip! Madagascar is home to all of the world’s lemurs (some 100+ species) and over half of the world’s chameleons, in addition to more than 170 species of frogs. Every year scientists discover new species of plants and animals in Madagascar’s deserts and forests.
 

Oct 15, 2023 to Oct 28, 2023

Moroccan Discovery

Price: From $5,297
Duke Leaders: Dr. Abdullah Antepli

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 private ho

Oct 2, 2022 to Oct 16, 2022

Magical Madagascar

Price: From $7,659
Duke Leaders: Dr. Charles Welch

The Duke Lemur Center has been working in Madagascar for 30 years and we will have access to Duke connected conservation projects and people. This trip is perfect for first time Madagascar visitors as well as for those returning to Madagascar for a second or third trip! Madagascar is home to all of the world’s lemurs (some 100+ species) and over half of the world’s chameleons, in addition to more than 170 species of frogs. Every year scientists discover new species of plants and animals in Madagascar’s deserts and forests.

Jul 1, 2022 to Jul 10, 2022

Galápagos

Price: From $7,710
Duke Leaders: Dr. Andrew Read

See the Galápagos as Darwin did—aboard an expedition ship equipped to give you the most engaging experience possible. Voyage from island to island and make fresh discoveries daily on our 10-day expedition. Hike, kayak, and Zodiac cruise to and around intriguing islands. In the 50+ years we’ve been exploring here, we’ve introduced generations of guests to the magic and mystery of Galápagos.

May 28, 2021 to Jun 11, 2021

Legendary Turkey

Price: From $3,695
Duke Leaders: Dr. J. Clare Woods

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

Jul 31, 2022 to Aug 13, 2022

Africa's Wildlife

Price: From $8,284
Duke Leaders: Dr. Karin Shapiro

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

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