Croatia Hvar
New trip added in 2024!

Trip Highlight: Adriatic & the Dalmatian Coast, September 25 - October 3, 2024.

Discover the influence of Roman, Greek, Byzantine, Venetian, and Slavic civilizations on this extraordinary 7-night cruise featuring visits to 5 countries. Call at ancient walled cities, medieval villages, sublime archaeological sites, picture‑perfect islands, and stunning landscapes—including smaller, seldom‑visited ports inaccessible to larger vessels. Visit six UNESCO World Heritage Sites, such as historical Split, with its fourth‑century Palace of Diocletian; the seventh‑century walled city of Dubrovnik; the dramatic, fjord-like Bay of Kotor; the archaeological site of Butrint; the elegant island capital of Corfu; and the ancient Delphi and its iconic Doric columns. Explore the many hidden gems along the Dalmatian Coast as a panorama of daily life unfolds before you. Enhance your journey with the Venice Pre-Program and/or Athens Post-Program options.

 To learn more or book this trip, call Gohagan & Co. at 800-922-3088 or email us at: travel-learn@tufts.edu 

Orangutans

Our 2024 Travel-Learn catalog has recently mailed and our programs are now available online! View our new catalog HERE!

Travel with fellow curious Tufts alumni, parents, and friends, to diverse destinations in an enriching and immersive way with the Travel-Learn program. On most trips, you'll also enjoy the benefit of traveling with a Tufts faculty member.

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.

Explore Upcoming Trips

March 7 to March 24, 2024
With Faculty Host Michael Romero
Astonishing beauty and consummate adventure await on this wonderfully diverse 18-day Southern Africa small group journey. Explore Johannesburg’s renowned Soweto district. Staying near Zimbabwe’s spectacular Victoria Falls, embark on a “Sundowner” Zambezi cruise and a rhino safari. Enjoy a full-day safari excursion to Botswana’s exceptional Chobe National Park. In Namibia, encounter Sossusvlei’s immense dunes and cruise along the storied Namibian coast. Highlights of a four-night stay in beautiful Cape Town include a tasting at a Winelands winery, Cape of Good Hope touring, and a Table Mountain cable car ride. Experience the extraordinary Kruger region with an optional 4-day/3-night post-tour extension.
Lions in africa
March 8 to March 21, 2024
With Faculty Host Kenneth Garden

Visit 3 continents; explore centuries-old landmarks in Jordan, Egypt, and Greece; and cruise from the Red Sea to the Aegean Sea via the Suez Canal on this remarkable 12-night voyage. Discover the historical sites of Jordan on a journey to Amman, Jerash, Wadi Rum, and legendary Petra.

Egypt Giza Sphinx
March 17 to March 25, 2024
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Embrace Finland’s majestic beauty and Nordic charm on this seven-night, active journey! Explore vibrant Helsinki and indulge in the quintessentially Finnish tradition of a rejuvenating sauna. In northern Lapland, gaze at the awe-inspiring Northern Lights from your glass-domed cabin, plus enjoy a snowshoe trek by moonlight and a fast-paced dogsled ride across the pristine fjells. You’ll also tour the splendid old town of Tallinn, Estonia! Includes first-class hotels and a round-trip flight within Finland.
urora Borealis
April 22 to April 30, 2024
With Faculty Host Gilbert Metcalf
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Glide along picturesque waterways in the Netherlands and Belgium on this wonderful, seven-night, first-class cruise from Amsterdam to Antwerp! Take in Amsterdam’s gabled canal houses, Keukenhof Gardens’ breathtaking tulips and the Old-World ambience of Bruges and Antwerp. Plus, enjoy a choice of included cultural and culinary experiences in several ports. Savor the ever-changing panoramas and carefree comforts that make river cruising so enticing! No single supplement.
Amsterdam canal with bikes
April 26 to May 4, 2024
Explore the treasures of the Spanish and French Rivieras, from the romantic Roman ruins at Arles to the art nouveau architecture of Gaudí’s Barcelona and the landscapes that inspired Picasso and Cézanne. Luxuriate in the comforts of a 5-star hotel in the center of Barcelona for three nights, followed by the unparalleled experience of cruising aboard one of the world’s finest sailing vessels, the Sea Cloud II, for four nights with an itinerary carefully designed to maximize our time under sail.
barcelona
A confederation of merchant guilds and market towns from the 12th to the 15th centuries, the Hanseatic League fueled unprecedented wealth along Europe’s northern coasts and laid the groundwork for the Renaissance. Set sail on this North Sea voyage from the south of England to Denmark, and explore the extravagant legacy of those riches in the great public buildings, private houses, and above all, the museums that these fortunes built and furnished.
Copenhagen
May 14 to May 25, 2024
With Faculty Host Elena Naumova (2)
Experience dramatic coastlines, sacred temples, celebrated gardens, and cutting-edge art and architecture during an eight-night cruise through the Sea of Japan and the Inland Sea aboard the 140-passenger Heritage Adventurer. After two exciting days in Tokyo, venture beyond the bustle of Japan’s capital city to the historic and artistic quarters of Kanazawa and the idyllic island worlds of Miyajima and Sado. Visit sacred temples and shrines and renowned gardens and castles while engaging with expert study leaders throughout the program. An optional pre-trip extension to Hakone/Kamakura and an optional post-trip extension to Kyoto are also available.
Miyajima torri gate
From Dublin town down to the “rebel city” of Cork, then around and up the coast to Galway and Belfast, this enchanting 8-night cruise itinerary includes some of the island’s most iconic sites. From an excursion to the famous Blarney Castle and Cliffs of Moher to visits to legendary landmarks such as the UNESCO-inscribed Skellig Michael, Giant’s Causeway, and the Titanic Quarter in Belfast, the best of the Emerald Isle awaits. Extend your journey with the Dublin Pre-Program Option and/or the Glaslough, County Monaghan Post-Program Option. No single supplement for Ocean and Premium Staterooms! (limited availability)
Ireland Cliffs of Moher
May 30 to June 8, 2024
With Faculty Host Sean Cash
Discover the lands of the Vikings and Gaels on an exclusive 8-night cruise itinerary that combines the treasures of Scotland and Iceland. Marvel at the 5,000-year-old Neolithic ruins of the Standing Stones of Callanish on the Isle of Lewis and learn more about Outer Hebrides from stone circle expert and guest speaker, Professor Colin Richards. Experience the beauty of the Inner Hebridean Isles and visit the breathtaking archipelago of the Faroe Islands. Enjoy an excursion to Iceland’s Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon and cruise along UNESCO-inscribed Surtsey Island. Extend your journey with the Edinburgh/Glasgow Pre-Program and/or Reykjavík and the Golden Circle Post-Program options.
Faroe Islands
June 4 to June 14, 2024
With Faculty Host Monica Toft
Discover the legacy of the Celts in Scotland, Wales, Ireland, England, and France on this carefully curated 9-night itinerary. Enjoy two full-day excursions to the hallowed beaches of Normandy on the 80th anniversary of D-Day—each accompanied by acclaimed historians Dwight David Eisenhower II and Allen Packwood OBE. Your Celtic journey begins in London, England, before continuing to France to visit Omaha Beach and Arromanches in Caen and then Utah Beach in Cherbourg. From there, cruise to the Isle of Scilly, England, and then on to Dublin, Ireland; Wales; and the Isles of Iona and Tobermory before your last stop at Fort William, Scotland. Complement your journey with the London Pre-Program and/or the Edinburgh and Glasgow Post-Program options.
Celtic Lands Scotland Toberm
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. 

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