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"We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time."  -T.S. Eliot

If you want to learn more about why Tufts alumni, parents and friends travel with us, and what our trips are like, viewing our information sessions is the perfect opportunity to do so from the comfort of your own home!

MYSTICAL MONARCHS INFO SESSION

Watch Sara Lewis, faculty host of our upcoming 2023 trip, along with Michael Romero, host of our 2021 departure, discuss the Mystical Migration of the Monarchs program. Sara and Michael were joined by Lisa Graubard and Kevin Van Dien from our tour operator partner, Holbrook Travel. Watching this session you'll get an overview of the itinerary and some insight from Sara Lewis about what makes this trip so special. 

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(Please note this was recorded in 2021 and some changes may have been made to the itinerary.)

Monarchs during Migration

Our 2023 Travel-Learn programs are now available online and you can view our NEW Brochure HERE !

We’ve added several new trips, including The Wolves and Wildlife of Yellowstone and Cruising the Canary Islands and Morocco. We’ve also brought back classic favorites including Dutch Waterways and Egypt and the Eternal Nile. 2023 is poised to be a very busy year for travel—register now to ensure your spot alongside fellow Jumbos! 

If you have any questions, please call us at either 617-627-5323 or 617-627-0633. You can also email us at travel-learn@tufts.edu.

 

 

Looking Ahead, and Looking Out for You

This schedule reflects current travel projections and is subject to change as we and our tour operator partners monitor the latest travel advisories. The decision to travel is a personal one. Please consider your own comfort level and if you will enjoy yourself while traveling. Our tour operators can guide you through the evolving health and safety protocol of each destination. Please check back for updates.

Explore Upcoming Trips

January 4 to January 17, 2023
With Faculty Host Michael Romero
Spend two nights in vibrant Buenos Aires, Argentina before embarking on a nine-night cruise to “The White Continent” aboard the exclusively chartered, 200 passenger, Le Boréal. Retrace sea lanes navigated by storied explorers Shackleton, Amundsen and Scott and be among the fortunate few to set foot on this pristine wilderness. Led by our onboard expedition team of naturalists, enjoy guided excursions aboard sturdy Zodiac craft amid floating ice sculptures, intricate ecosystems and abundant wildlife, including humpback whales, leopard seals and Adélie penguins.
Antarctica iceberg with zodiac
January 22 to January 28, 2023
With Faculty Host Sara M. Lewis
One of the most amazing phenomena in nature is the annual migration of millions of monarch butterflies southward from their breeding grounds in the United States and Canada to overwintering sites high in the mountains of southern Mexico.  Stand amid the fir-covered mountains and witness this awe-inspiring spectacle firsthand as the monarchs flutter, dip, and swoop overhead.
Monarch butterflies
February 3 to February 11, 2023
With Faculty Host Lewis Edgers
Begin your nine-day expedition with a night in San José, Costa Rica, then cruise for seven nights aboard the exclusively chartered, Five-Star expedition ship Le Bellot, from the Costa Rican rainforest through the mighty locks of the Panama Canal—an experience unmatched for sheer drama and engineering prowess. Explore the wonders of Costa Rica’s Curú National Wildlife Refuge and Manuel Antonio National Park and visit seldom-visited Cébaco Island. Tour Panama City and experience a daylight passage through the awe-inspiring Panama Canal.
Panama Canal
February 10 to February 23, 2023
With Faculty Host Jill Weinberg
In a journey featuring the many cultural treasures of Fez, Marrakech, and Casablanca—and five UNESCO sites—encounter Roman ruins and medinas bustling with traditional artisans and spice merchants. Dine with local people, and watch the sun set over the Saharan dunes on camelback!
Morocco image
February 11 to February 15, 2023

Iceland...the Land of Fire and Ice is a country full of contrasts. From steamy hot springs to top-notch spas, spectacular scenery to art museums, this unique land is the perfect place to relax, recharge, and explore.

White church Iceland
February 25 to March 3, 2023
Dressed magnificently with frost and snow, and with visitors few and far between, experience an ecosystem when its beauty is more untouched by the outside world than any other time of the year. Hushed and magical landscapes are the setting for steaming geysers, trees covered in ice crystals, and the movements of bison, elk, pronghorn, bighorn sheep, and other wildlife—followed closely by the park’s wolves.
Wolves
March 5 to March 18, 2023
With Faculty Host Patrick Skelly
Glimpse a world primeval on this singular 14-day safari through some of Southern Africa’s great wildlife sanctuaries. The small group adventure begins with sightseeing in Johannesburg’s renowned Soweto District. Experience Zimbabwe’s spectacular Victoria Falls and enjoy a “Sundowner” Zambezi cruise. Taking a game drive, search for the elusive black rhino. In Botswana’s Chobe National Park, embark on sensational boat safaris and game drives. Finally, enjoy unparalleled game viewing with three nights in Zambia’s exceptional South Luangwa National Park
Lions
March 9 to March 23, 2023
With Faculty Host Steve Chapra
Encounter Vietnam’s breathtaking natural beauty, abiding tradition, and profoundly hospitable people on this comprehensive 15-day small group journey. Get acquainted with French-accented Hanoi and explore stunning Ha Long Bay. Staying in a beachfront hotel in Da Nang, tour the acclaimed Cham Museum and Hoi An’s charming Old Town. Enjoy a cooking lesson and visit a farming settlement. Explore Hue’s vast Imperial Citadel. With two nights in the storied Mekong Delta, experience river life, visiting a floating market. A three-night stay in vibrant Saigon concludes the journey.
house boats vietnam
March 13 to March 27, 2023
With Faculty Host Eulogio Guzman
Iberia’s rich Roman and Moorish past and vibrant contemporary life are revealed on this distinctive 15-day small group journey through the Iberian Peninsula to the intimate lodgings of Spain’s paradores and Portugal’s pousadas. See Lisbon’s sights and explore Evora, a UNESCO site replete with Roman and Moorish relics. Discover Merida’s Roman ruins, Seville’s romance, and cultural gem Cordoba, another UNESCO site. After exploration of Granada with its extraordinary Alhambra, visit beautiful Toledo. With three final nights in monumental Madrid, touring includes the world-renowned Prado and the Plaza Mayor.
Paradores_man
April 12 to April 20, 2023
Explore the stunning natural beauty of the Canary Islands and treasures of the rose-pink cities of Morocco on this one-of-a-kind journey, featuring scenic coastlines and idyllic ports rarely visited by larger vessels. Visit La Palma’s Mirador de la Concepción for spectacular views of Caldera de Taburiente. Discover iconic Casablanca and enjoy full-day excursions to the island of Tenerife and Teide National Park, the 1,000-year-old city of Marrakesh and the ancient city of Fez.
Morocco Marrakech Market
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