Africa & the Middle East Trips




Herd of elephants with large snow cap mountain in the back view
Jul 25, 2023 to Aug 9, 2023
Price: From $10,496, per person, double occupancy from Boston, New York, Washington, DC
Duke Leaders: Dr. Anne Pusey

Unparalleled wildlife 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 highlights, from grassland plains to Mt.

Two male lions resting on the grass
May 7, 2023 to May 20, 2023
Price: From $8,384, per person, double occupancy from Boston, New York, Washington, DC
Duke Leaders: TBD

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 near Zimbabw

The pyramids
Oct 23, 2023 to Nov 6, 2023
Price: From $5,297, per person, double occupancy from Boston, New York
Duke Leaders: TBD

Accompanied by an expert Egyptian guide, this singular 15-day small group journey through antiquity reveals a storied land’s treasures.  In Cairo, visit the acclaimed Egyptian Museum, Memphis’s open-air museum, splendid Sakkara, and the astounding Pyramids of Giza with their Great Sphinx.&nb

The pyramids
Mar 6, 2023 to Mar 20, 2023
Price: From $5,197, per person, double occupancy from Boston, New York
Duke Leaders: TBD

Accompanied by an expert Egyptian guide, this singular 15-day small group journey through antiquity reveals a storied land’s treasures.  In Cairo, visit the acclaimed Egyptian Museum, Memphis’s open-air museum, splendid Sakkara, and the astounding Pyramids of Giza with

Two lemurs in a tree, side by side
Oct 2, 2022 to Oct 16, 2022
Price: From $7,659
Duke Leaders: TBD
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!
Pyramids of Egypt
Oct 17, 2022 to Oct 31, 2022
Price: From $3,995
Duke Leaders: Abdullah Antepli

Accompanied by an expert Egyptian guide, this singular 15-day small group journey through antiquity reveals a storied land’s treasures.  In Cairo, visit the acclaimed Egyptian Museum, Memphis’s open-air museum, splendid Sakkara, and the astounding Pyramids of Giza with their Great Sphinx.&nb

Camel Ride
Oct 16, 2022 to Oct 29, 2022
Price: From $4,695

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-t

Camel ride in Bruzelius
Sep 14, 2021 to Sep 27, 2021
Price: From $5,297
Duke Leaders: TBD
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
waterfall in Ethiopia
Oct 1, 2021 to Oct 15, 2021
Price: $6,197
Duke Leaders: TBD
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
Zebras
Jul 30, 2022 to Aug 14, 2022
Price: From $8,695
Duke Leaders: Dr. Susan Alberts

Unparalleled wildlife 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.

Zebras
Sep 11, 2022 to Sep 24, 2022
Price: From $7,897
Duke Leaders: Dr. Anne Pusey
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
Camels
Oct 29, 2022 to Nov 11, 2022
Price: From $7,995
Duke Leaders: Dr. Caroline Bruzelius
Pyramids of Egypt
Mar 7, 2022 to Mar 21, 2022
Price: From $3,995
Duke Leaders: Dr. Eric Mlyn

Accompanied by an expert Egyptian guide, this singular 15-day small group journey through antiquity reveals a storied land’s treasures.  In Cairo, visit the acclaimed Egyptian Museum, Memphis’s open-air museum, splendid Sakkara, and the astounding Pyramids of Giza with their Great Sphinx.&nb

Jul 31, 2022 to Aug 13, 2022
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 histo