Asia & the Far East Trips




Southeast Asian Odyssey
Mar 12, 2021 to Mar 30, 2021
Price: From $5,295
Duke Leaders: TBD
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 fa
Japan Pagoda
Apr 3, 2021 to Apr 15, 2021
Price: $6,157 including all airfare
Duke Leaders: Dr. Margaret McKean P'05
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.
Jul 11, 2021 to Jul 24, 2021
Price:
Duke Leaders: TBD
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.

Feb 13, 2020 to Mar 4, 2020
Price: $5,195 plus air
Duke Leaders: TBD

Exotic, diverse, intriguing … Southeast Asia is revealed on this comprehensive, well-paced 21-day small group adventure, from stunning natural wonders to timeworn temple ruins and energetic cities both ancient and modern.

Mar 30, 2020 to Apr 11, 2020
Price: $5,295 plus air
Duke Leaders: Dr. Margaret McKean P'05

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.

May 11, 2021 to May 27, 2021
Price: From $6,494
Duke Leaders: Dr. Charles Becker

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.

Oct 12, 2019 to Oct 26, 2019
Price: from approximately $4,995 per person
Duke Leaders: Dr. Dan Nagy

Experience the best of mysterious China and enchanting Tibet—two lands whose stunning beauty forms the backdrop of centuries-old civilizations steeped in legend and tradition.

Mystical India
Nov 5, 2019 to Nov 23, 2019
Price: from $4,795 per person (including airfare)
Duke Leaders: TBD

Mystical and spiritual, chaotic and confounding, India overflows with riches. While staying at excellent hotels, we travel the classic Golden Triangle: bustling Delhi; Agra, home of the sublime Taj Mahal; and Jaipur, great city of the Rajput.

Apr 8, 2019 to Apr 20, 2019
Price: from $5,957 per person (including airfare)
Duke Leaders: Gary Gereffi P'06

It’s a land of delicate art and bustling commerce, of rich traditions and dizzying modernity. It’s a jumble of sights, sounds, and tastes that for visitors are truly foreign – and truly fascinating.

Mar 6, 2019 to Mar 19, 2019
Price: from $6,795
Duke Leaders: TBD

In modern cities and centuries-old ruins, discover the diversity of Southeast Asia during a 10-night journey to Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia and Cambodia. Explore Singapore’s Malaysian and Chinese roots in traditional neighborhoods and taste homemade dumplings at a cooking demonstration.

Feb 27, 2019 to Mar 15, 2019
Price: from $4,187 per person (including airfare)
Duke Leaders: TBD

Discover Vietnam’s breathtaking natural beauty, abiding tradition, and profoundly hospitable people on this comprehensive 16-day small group journey.  Begin your tour in French-accented Hanoi, and take a full-day excursion to breathtaking Ha Long Bay.  Tour Da Nang’s acclaimed Cham Muse

Jun 30, 2018 to Jul 8, 2018
Price: Adults: $4,895 (and child pricing)
Duke Leaders: TBD

Venture into the heart of Japan, the Land of the Rising Sun, to explore its’ exquisite art and enchanting culture. This gateway to Asia is truly a blend of past and present, where you’ll experience the latest technology and visit landmarks of ancient times.

Oct 30, 2018 to Nov 13, 2018
Price: From $5,872 (including international airfare)
Duke Leaders: TBD

Your exhilarating 15-day small group Himalayan journey, limited to just 18 guests, begins in Kathmandu.  Visit iconic Swayambhunath Temple, an ancient Buddhist complex.  Continue to culturally rich Patan and enjoy a walk through Patan Durbar Square, a UNESCO site.  Share lunch with

Feb 5, 2018 to Feb 20, 2018
Price: from $4,197

In a land of breathtaking natural beauty, abiding tradition, and profoundly hospitable people, rewards abound for the thoughtful traveler.

Nov 27, 2017 to Dec 9, 2017
Price: $6,295
Duke Leaders: TBD

In Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia, discover an exotic kaleidoscope of colors, sounds, ever-changing landscapes, ancient histories and diverse cultures.

May 10, 2018 to May 28, 2018
Price: from $6,587
Duke Leaders: TBD

***THIS TRIP HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO LOW ENROLLMENT**

May 8, 2018 to May 18, 2018
Price: From $7,595
Duke Leaders: TBD

Experience the timeless splendor of Japan and South Korea on this unique, custom-designed itinerary, featuring two nights in Kyoto and a seven-night cruise across the full length of the serene Inland Sea of Japan from Himeji to historic ports of Japan and Ulsan, South Korea.