Experience the world. A world of experience.

"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

Shared Departures: A series of virtual talks cohosted by Tufts, Harvard and Brown Universities that feature our fabulous faculty hosts talking about some of our favorite destinations!

In case you missed our past presentations, here are the links to the recordings:

Cuba in Focus:
Friday, March 26th, 2021
Speakers: Nina Gerasssi-Navarro, Tufts University | Evelyn Hu-Dehart, Brown University | Jonathan Hansen, Harvard University

Italy in Focus:
Tuesday, June 15th, 2021

Speakers: Lewis Edgers, Tufts University | Massimo Riva, Brown University | Sue Weaver Schopf, Harvard University

Gorilla closeup

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!

PAST INFO SESSIONS

Gorillas in the Rift: An Adventure in Uganda

Watch our April 22, 2022 informative session with faculty host Felicia Nutter, Director of the International Veterinary Medicine program at the Cummings School, and Rumit Mehta from our tour operator, Immersion Journeys, to learn more about this unique Travel-Learn program being offered October 14 to 24, 2022.

Click here to view the recording.

 

Expedition to Antarctica

Watch Patrick Webb, faculty host from our last trip to the White Continent, and Michael Romero, faculty host for our upcoming trip in January 2023 discuss our Antarctica program. Patrick and Michael were joined by Kathleen Callahan, Manager, Travel Director & Educational Coordinator from our tour operator partner Gohagan & Co.

Click here to view the recording.

 

Click here to view our 2022 catalog.

 

 

Looking Ahead, and Looking Out for You

The decision to return 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, to help you feel comfortable when you decide to travel again. We look forward to welcoming you back and want you to have the pleasant, rich experience we know traveling the world can be!


This schedule reflects current travel projections and is subject to change as we and our tour operator partners monitor the latest travel advisories. Please check back here often for updates. 

Explore Upcoming Trips

August 1 to August 16, 2023
Machu Picchu’s enigmatic ruins and the fascinating Galapagos Islands rank among South America’s greatest treasures, and a small group tour is the ideal way to experience both. This singular 16-day adventure begins with Lima’s highlights. After traversing the magnificent Sacred Valley, overnight at astounding Machu Picchu, absorbing its mystery on two tours. Encounter the history and beauty of Cuzco and Quito – both UNESCO sites. Then spend four nights on beautiful Santa Cruz Island, cruising by private yacht with an expert naturalist guide to nearby Galapagos islands to observe their unique wildlife.
Machu Picchu
August 12 to August 19, 2023
Travel aboard the 100-guest National Geographic Venture and actively explore a land of mist-shrouded fjords, tidewater glaciers, and islands teeming with wildlife. Kayak amid glacial ice, hike an old growth forest, spend a full day in Glacier Bay National Park exploring and learning about Alaska’s rich Tlingit heritage from an on-board cultural interpreter. Your expedition teams include expert naturalists, an undersea specialist who reveals the seldom-seen wildlife beneath the water, and a certified photo instructor who will help you take your best photos ever!
Alaska Fjords
August 28 to September 12, 2023
Experience Europe from a new vantage point on this unforgettable Grand Danube Passage! Visit eight countries, including stays in Sofia, Bulgaria, and Prague, Czech Republic, and a nine-night Danube cruise. Gain insight into each destination’s history, regional cuisine, soul-stirring landmarks and architecture, and personalize your cruise with a selection of included excursions! Enjoy first-class ship accommodations, deluxe hotels and a generous meal plan. No single supplement!
Charles Bridge Prague
September 29 to October 7, 2023
Savor the layers of Sicily’s history, delectable cuisine and vintages, and its enriching culture on this nine-day immersive and comprehensive program. Converse with winemakers, sip boutique wines, take part in hands-on cooking lessons, and visit archaeological masterpieces.
Streetscape of Sicily
September 29 to October 10, 2023
Discover the bounty of Croatia on this incredible 10-night journey, including a seven-night Adriatic cruise! Start your adventure in Dubrovnik, a marvelous medieval town, before boarding your first-class ship to sail along the Dalmatian coast to enchanting islands and timeless ports of call. Enjoy the beauty of Rab, Hvar and Korčula, and unravel history of Split, Zadar and Trogir. visit the stunning Plitvice National Park and then wrap up your adventure with three nights in Zagreb.
Dubrovnik
October 16 to October 30, 2023
Accompanied by an expert Egyptian guide, this singular 15-day small group journey reveals antiquity’s treasures. In Cairo, tour the acclaimed Egyptian Museum, Memphis’s open-air museum, and splendid Sakkara. Experience Giza’s astounding pyramids and Sphinx. Embarking on a fascinating three-night Lake Nasser cruise from Abu Simbel to Aswan, visit ancient Nubia’s outstanding temples and Aswan’s massive dam. A classic four-night Nile voyage from Aswan to Luxor follows, with opportunities to sail aboard a traditional felucca and explore Luxor’s awe-inspiring temples. Returning to Cairo, tour historic Old Cairo.
man on camel with pyramid
October 24 to November 7, 2023
This fascinating land where Europe and Asia meet offers an unparalleled small group experience. The engaging 15-day Turkish sojourn begins with magnificent Istanbul’s sights and a private Bosphorus cruise. After experiencing haunting Gallipoli, ferry to storied Troy. Explore Pergamum’s spectacular ruins and discover magnificently preserved Ephesus. Lunch in rustic Sirince. Enjoy the beautiful port city of Fethiye. Visit the ghost town of Kayakoy and relax on a private cruise along the tranquil Turquoise Coast. In Antalya, tour the acclaimed Archaeological Museum, then encounter Perge’s Grecian ruins.
Istanbul
October 28 to November 6, 2023
Sail from the heart of Paris along the River Seine and enjoy four nights on the five-star, exclusively-chartered Uniworld Joie de Vivre. After four nights cruising the Seine, transfer deep into the breathtaking countryside of Normandy, where you’ll spend four nights in a stunning, historic French château, and spend the days touring the beaches, bridges, and hedgerows our servicemen fought through to achieve victory on D-day and beyond.
American cemetery Normandy
November 4 to November 16, 2023
With Faculty Host Christopher Whittier
Join us on epic safari expedition that covers both Kenya and Tanzania. Your adventure will start in Kenya’s capital city of Nairobi, East Africa’s most cosmopolitan city and Africa’s 4th largest city. On your expedition, you'll also visit the last two remaining white rhino at Ol Pejeta Conservancy– a model in sustainable conservation. Enjoy a boat cruise on Lake Naivasha which is at the highest elevation of the Kenyan Rift Valley (6,100 feet). In Amboseli National Park watch large herds of tuskers under the shadow of Mount Kilimanjaro– Africa’s tallest mountain. Cross into Tanzania and descend into the extinct Ngorongoro Crater– a unique animal kingdom found nowhere in the world. Traverse the vast open plains of the Serengeti to witness a million migrating wildebeest– each one driven by the same ancient rhythm, fulfilling its instinctive role in the inescapable cycle of life.
Africa elephants
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