River Cruise Trips




Apr 22, 2018 to Apr 30, 2018
Price: from $2,795 with NO SINGLE SUPPLEMENT
Duke Leaders: TBD

Glide through the waterways of the Netherlands and Belgium during a seven-night cruise and discover Old World cities, picture-perfect towns and centuries of history and culture.

Oct 12, 2019 to Oct 26, 2019
Price: from approximately $4,995 per person
Duke Leaders: TBD

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.

Aug 2, 2019 to Aug 13, 2019
Price: : from approximately $5,995 per person
Duke Leaders: TBD

Discover the timeless pageantry and traditional folkways of Russia along the scenic rivers, lakes and canals that link St. Petersburg with Moscow. Cruise for six nights aboard the exclusively chartered, deluxe, 90-passenger Volga Dream during this carefully crafted itinerary.

May 29, 2019 to Jun 6, 2019
Price: from $4,795
Duke Leaders: TBD

Cruise with us for seven nights from Rome to Barcelona aboard the exclusively chartered, Five-Star, small ship Le Bougainville.

Oct 10, 2019 to Oct 21, 2019
Price: from $5,995 - air included for select gateways* and NO SINGLE SUPPLEMENT
Duke Leaders: TBD

Tap into your sense of adventure and take the journey of a lifetime to Peru and the Amazon rain forest. From the modern capital of Lima to the ancient capital of Cusco and Machu Picchu to the Amazon basin, experience the richness of Peruvian culture.

Sep 29, 2019 to Oct 14, 2019
Price: from $4,995 - NO SINGLE SUPPLEMENT
Duke Leaders: TBD

Travel through nine European countries to discover Old World capitals and charming villages along the mighty Danube River. Enjoy three nights in Prague, Czech Republic, sail the Danube for eight nights and complete your adventure with two nights in Sofia, Bulgaria.

May 2, 2018 to May 9, 2018
Price: from $2,795
Duke Leaders: Francis J. Lethem

Experience a captivating seven-night cruise through Holland and Belgium’s lovely waterways and canals. As you alight in waterfront towns, customize your cruise with a choice of excursions.

Jun 29, 2019 to Jul 7, 2019
Price: from $3,495 – NO SINGLE SUPPLEMENT
Duke Leaders: TBD

Cruise the Seine River from Paris to Honfleur on this delightful seven-night passage to Normandy on the exclusively chartered MS Renoir, a first-class ship. In Paris, discover the Cathedral of Notre-Dame, the Latin Quarter and the Left Bank. An evening cruise shows the city at night.

Mar 4, 2019 to Mar 18, 2019
Price: from $4,497 per person (including airfare)
Duke Leaders: Mbaye Lo

Journey through antiquity and delve into a storied land’s many treasures.  Your 15-day immersion in Egypt’s inestimable historic atmosphere begins in Cairo and its environs with the acclaimed Egyptian Museum and Memphis’s open-air museum with its colossus of Ramses II.  Continue on to splendid Sa

Oct 27, 2018 to Nov 5, 2018
Price: from $6,990
Duke Leaders: TBD

Three-toed sloths, piranhas, squirrel monkeys, tamarins, and white-throated toucans. The tell-tale snort of a pink river dolphin makes all eyes turn to see it glide through mysterious tannin-rich waters.

Oct 11, 2018 to Oct 22, 2018
Price: from $3,895
Duke Leaders: TBD

Portugal led the world during the Age of Discovery. Now it is time for the world to rediscover Portugal’s stunning beauty, rich tradition and warm people.

Oct 13, 2018 to Oct 25, 2018
Price: from $4,495
Duke Leaders: Beth Holmgren

Join this custom-designed, 13-day travel program visiting seven unique countries, two UNESCO World Heritage sites and the enchanting eastern Danube River Valley, a mystical region steeped in natural beauty that remains virtually unknown to Westerners.

May 9, 2018 to May 17, 2018
Price: from approximately $3,795 per person
Duke Leaders: Dr. David F. Bell

Join this exclusive, nine-day French sojourn in world-famous Provence and in the Burgundy and Beaujolais wine regions during springtime, the best time of year to visit.

May 2, 2018 to May 9, 2018
Price: from $2,795
Duke Leaders: Francis J. Lethem

Experience a captivating seven-night cruise through Holland and Belgium’s lovely waterways and canals. As you alight in waterfront towns, customize your cruise with a choice of excursions.

Oct 4, 2018 to Oct 12, 2018
Price: from approximately $5,195 per person
Duke Leaders: Mary "Tolly" Boatwright

Join us for this unparalleled and comprehensive nine-day Aegean odyssey to the very cradle of Western civilization and the classical world. Cruise round trip Athens, Greece, aboard the exclusively chartered, Five-Star small ship m.s.

Mar 10, 2018 to Mar 18, 2018
Price: from $5,490
Duke Leaders: M. Susan Lozier P'17

Board the new, 100-guest National Geographic Quest to explore some of the 65 species of stony coral and 500 species of fish on the Belize Barrier Reef. Snorkel or dive on colorful reefs, and kayak or paddleboard over turquoise lagoons. Then venture to the ancient Maya ruins of Tikal.

Oct 3, 2018 to Oct 28, 2018
Price: From $9,284 (includes international airfare)
Duke Leaders: TBD

Your remarkable 22-day small group journey to the Lands Down Under begins in Cairns.  Ride the historic railway to Kuranda then descend via the Skyrail gondolas.  Board a boat for a day-long excursion to the Great Barrier Reef.  In Alice Springs, embark on an Aboriginal “dreamtime”

Feb 9, 2018 to Feb 17, 2018
Price: from approximately $4,995 per person
Duke Leaders: TBD

Join us for this spectacular nine-day journey from the Costa Rican rainforest through the mighty locks of the Panama Canal.

Sep 25, 2017 to Oct 9, 2017
Price: from $5,592 per person (including airfare)
Duke Leaders: Bryan Gilliam

Your 15-day comprehensive tour of Germany, the old and the new, will draw you into the allure of this classic land with a its cruise on the legendary Rhine, its vistas of the Black Forest and the Bavarian Alps, and its exploration of culturally rich Munich and international Berlin.

Aug 13, 2017 to Aug 21, 2017
Price: from $3,999 per person
Duke Leaders: TBD

Welcome to the Pacific Northwest—where the Columbia and Snake Rivers wind through gentle hills, imposing mountains, dramatic canyons, and fertile fields. The land appears today much like it did to Lewis and Clark in 1805: majestic, unspoiled, and unimaginably glorious.

Mar 5, 2018 to Mar 19, 2018
Price: from $4,397
Duke Leaders: Eric Mlyn

Your 15-day journey into Egypt begins in Cairo and environs with the Egyptian Museum and the open-air museum at Memphis, where you will encounter the enigmatic Sphinx, then continue on to Sakkara and the Pyramids of Giza.

Sep 18, 2017 to Sep 26, 2017
Price: from $4,595 per person
Duke Leaders: J. Clare Woods

Join us for this unparalleled and comprehensive nine-day Aegean odyssey to the very cradle of Western civilization and the classical world. Cruise round trip Athens, Greece, aboard the exclusively chartered, Five-Star small ship m.s.

Oct 2, 2017 to Oct 10, 2017
Price: from $4,495 per person
Duke Leaders:

Cruise with us for seven nights from Rome to Barcelona aboard the exclusively chartered, Five-Star, small ship m.s. Le Lyrial, launched in 2015.

Oct 9, 2017 to Oct 17, 2017
Price: from $4,295 per person
Duke Leaders: Deb Johnson

This unique and exclusive eight-day itinerary and Small Ship voyage showcases the resplendent Iberian Peninsula and the coastal jewels of, and between, Barcelona, Spain, and Lisbon, Portugal.

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.

Jun 14, 2017 to Jun 24, 2017
Price: from $6,195 per person

This extraordinary 11-day “Grand Tour” of Europe features an incredible combination of river, rail, lake and mountain travel including five nights aboard the deluxe m.s. Amadeus Silver II.

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

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