Active Trips




Buildings with vegetation in foreground
Oct 15, 2023 to Oct 28, 2023
Price: From $5,297
Duke Leaders: 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-t

Two lemurs in a tree, side by side
Oct 2, 2022 to Oct 16, 2022
Price: From $7,659
Duke Leaders: 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!
Jul 1, 2022 to Jul 10, 2022
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.

May 28, 2021 to Jun 11, 2021
Price: From $3,695
Duke Leaders: 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 begin
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
Oct 19, 2022 to Nov 3, 2022
Price: From $7,195
Duke Leaders: Deborah Jakubs

Relish face-to-face encounters with two of the world’s last great frontiers – Southern Patagonia’s majestic fjords and glaciers, and Torres del Paine’s stunning scenery – on a remarkable 16-day small group journey showcasing South America’s diversity.  Discover vibrant

Israel: Timeless Wonders
Apr 29, 2021 to May 10, 2021
Price: From $5,795

Encounter a land of extraordinary beauty and belief, of history and hospitality, on this exceptional 12-day small group journey. Explore Tel Aviv, Israel’s cultural capital, with its “White City” district – a UNESCO site, and ancient Jaffa. Experience the unique Ein Hod artists’ village.

Jul 24, 2022 to Aug 1, 2022
Price: from $6,995
Duke Leaders: Dr. Emily Klein
Discover the ethereal “Land of Fire and Ice”—one of the world’s most enchanting and distinctive destinations—on this specially designed seven-night circumnavigation cruise of this stunning Nordic island nation.