Travel the world with Tufts in 2024!

Travel with Tufts alumni, parents, and friends, to diverse destinations in an enriching and immersive way with the Trave-Learn program. You'll explore the world with Tufts faculty (*on most trips) and other curious travelers. Take a look at our diverse 2024 program and let us know if you have any questions. If a trip is not yet open for bookings, we will put your name on a waitlist and notify you once it opens. To learn more, email us at: travel-learn@tufts.edu or call 617-627-5323 or 617-627-0633.



Two people in a kayak in front of a cruise ship, surrounded by mountains. The front person in the kayak is holding a camera pointed at the viewer.

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

If you're looking to travel this year, we have a few trips remaining with limited availability. These trips include Exploring Alaska's Coastal Wilderness, Flavors of Sicily, Legendary Turkey, River Seine to the Beaches of Normandy, and Christmas Markets Along the Danube. We have seen an increase in bookings closer to departure—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.

Explore Upcoming Trips

January 4 to January 13, 2024
With Faculty Host Colin Orians

Costa Rica has more than 5 percent of the world’s biodiversity, 801 miles of coastline, and the world’s highest percentage of protected areas. At the same time, it consistently ranks high in prestigious international quality of life studies.

three toed sloth
January 27 to February 9, 2024
Experience Patagonia, the unspoiled wilderness at lands’ end, along with Buenos Aires’ zest, on this exhilarating 14-day small group journey. Embarking on a day cruise through the storied Strait of Magellan, see Magdalena Island’s penguins. At a ranch, meet cowboys, watch a sheepdog exercise, and enjoy a traditional barbecue. Explore Torres del Paine National Park’s unparalleled landscape on two full-day excursions. A day cruise through Los Glaciares National Park takes in spectacular Perito Moreno Glacier. Visit El Calafate’s Glaciarium Museum. With two nights in Buenos Aires, see the sophisticated city’s highlights.
February 3 to February 9, 2024
With Faculty Host Katrina Burgess
Although just 90-miles from the United States, Cuba remains a mystery to most Americans. On this in-depth, six-night program travelers will experience this enigmatic island through the eyes of its people. Discover Havana during specially arranged meetings. Explore captivating Cuba, with privileged access to the country's arts community and experts. Savor Cuban cuisine at local paladares and get to know our neighbors to the south!
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

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
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
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 parc guell
April 27 to May 7, 2024
With Faculty Host Lewis Edgers
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.
May 1 to May 11, 2024
It’s a land of scenes epic in scope, from the immense Grand Canyon to Zion’s red-rock cliffs, which your small group celebrates on this captivating 11-day journey. Setting out from Phoenix, experience Sedona’s striking red sandstone landscape with an exhilarating Jeep tour. Spend a memorable day exploring the awe-inspiring Grand Canyon. Staying at a hotel on Lake Powell’s shores, discover spectacular Upper Antelope Canyon, and embark on a rousing Colorado River motorized rafting excursion. In stunning Bryce Canyon National Park, marvel at the hoodoo rock formations, then encounter wondrously diverse Zion National Park. Toast the Southwestern adventure in Las Vegas.
USA Southwest
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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