12 days for $6,184 total price from Newark
($5,395 air & land inclusive plus $789 airline taxes and fees)
* Subject to change
Discover a land of transcendent beauty and belief, of history and hospitality. Begin your singular 12-day small group journey in Tel Aviv, Israel’s cultural capital, where touring includes Independence Hall and the “White City” district. Visit ancient Jaffa, followed by the artists’ village of Ein Hod. In Galilee, your hotel sits on the grounds of a kibbutz. Encounter important biblical sites: Tiberias on the Sea of Galilee, the Mount of Beatitudes, and Nazareth. Continue to Jerusalem for a five-night stay at the legendary King David Jerusalem Hotel. Your extensive touring includes the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial, the Israel Museum, the Old City with the Western Wall and the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, the New City, and nearby Ein Karem. Travel to the Dead Sea to explore the Qumran Caves, and view Masada’s ruins. Discover Jordan with visits to “rose-red” Petra and Amman on an optional 5-day/4-night post-tour extension.
August 22-September 5, 2017
15 days for $8,693 total price from Newark
($7,995 air & land inclusive plus $698 airline taxes and fees)
* Subject to change
Join us for an exclusive 15-day journey to two of South America’s treasures – the enigmatic ruins at Machu Picchu and the fascinating Galapagos Islands. Your tour begins with a full day in Lima, including a visit to one of Lima’s prominent art museums. Next, fly to Cuzco, where you will explore the important Incan site of Koricancha and tour the beautiful Sacred Valley. A captivating train ride delivers you to Machu Picchu, where your overnight stay at the on-site Belmond Sanctuary Lodge affords virtually private access to the ruins. Tour Cuzco, the Americas’ archaeological hub. In the Galapagos Islands, spend four nights in the lush highlands of Santa Cruz island, your base for exploring North Seymour, South Plaza, and Santa Cruz islands. Conclude your journey back in Quito, where you gather with your fellow travelers at a local restaurant to celebrate your adventure with a farewell dinner. A 4-day/4-night pre-tour option in the Amazon rainforest is also available. With space for only 20 guests in total, we expect this tour will fill quickly. Book today and secure your place on this unforgettable tour of the Galapagos! Galapagos PDF
PATAGONIA EXPLORER: THE BEST OF CHILE
January 30-February 13, 2017
15 days for $6,797 total price from Newark
($6,095 air & land inclusive plus $702 airline taxes and fees)
May 29-June 9, 2017
$3,695 if booked by 10/18/16 (+ VAT + air)
May 25-June 2, 2017
$3,795 if booked by 11/08/16 (+ VAT + air)
$4,095 if booked after 11/08/16 (+ VAT + air)
Experience the authentic provincial character of Dordogne for one full week in Sarlat-la-Canéda, one of the most beautiful and well-preserved medieval villages in France. Stay in the family-owned Plaza Madeleine Hôtel, formerly a grand 19th-century townhouse. Discover the region’s charming villages, medieval castles and prehistoric treasures through specially arranged excursions and cultural enrichments—the medieval pilgrimage site of Rocamadour and the fascinating prehistoric cave paintings of Rouffignac and Cap Blanc, all part of UNESCO’s World Heritage list; the perfectly reproduced cave art in Lascaux IV; a specially arranged performance of French folk music and dance; Sarlat’s famous open-air market; the English-style Gardens of Eyrignac; a specially arranged gabare cruise on the Dordogne River; and the exclusive Village Forum® with local residents who will share candid insights into daily life in Dordogne. Complement your exploration of France’s rich culture with the Bordeaux Pre-Program Option, featuring the world-famous wine region of St-Émilion. This exceedingly popular travel program sells out quickly every year!
January 1-22, 2017
from $3,480 (+ port + air)
June 6-18, 2017
from $3,295 if booked by 11/1/16 (+ VAT + air)
from $4,595 if booked by 3/17/17 (+ VAT + air)
from $3,695 if booked by 3/16/17 (+ VAT + air)
October 7-18, 2017
from $4,595 if booked by 4/18/17 (+ VAT + air)
A land of sparkling glacial lakes, Renaissance cities and one of the world’s most influential ancient civilizations, Italy has a wealth of natural beauty and culture. This journey showcases the best of Italy as you travel by train to four different regions. Begin in the Italian Lakes District in northern Italy. Cruise Lake Maggiore, and travel to Milan to marvel at Leonardo da Vinci’s “The Last Supper.” Continue to romantic Venice on the Adriatic Sea. See the Piazza San Marco and other historic highlights. Travel south to Tuscany, and explore Florence, birthplace of the Renaissance. Venture to Chianti to sample its renowned wine. Then, as they say, all roads lead to Rome, and your journey concludes in the Eternal City. See the ancient ruins, including the Colosseum and Roman Forum. Local guides provide fascinating insight during included excursions. Enjoy a small group of fellow travelers, first-class accommodations and an extensive meal plan, plus wine with dinner.
May 6-14, 2017
from $2,495 if booked by 11/15/16 (+ VAT + air)
Journey to Apulia and explore this fascinating, less-explored corner of Italy. Over the centuries this region has witnessed the
ebb and flow of foreign armies and settlers, many of which imprinted their cultures on Apulia. Settle in the town of Polignano a Mare perched above the sparkling Adriatic. Begin your journey of discovery during an excursion to the vibrant seaport of Bari and its Basilica of St. Nicholas. Gaze at Lecce’s baroque architecture and Ostuni’s trove of ancient walls and white edifices. On a scenic excursion to Trani, visit historic highlights and a family olive mill. Explore the unusual Trulli of Alberobello, and wander through Locorotondo’s tranquil streets. Visit the Sassi di Matera, an extensive cave-dwelling district where troglodyte settlements once lived. Local guides and expert speakers provide fascinating insight during included excursions and interactive talks. This Alumni Campus Abroad program includes first-class accommodations, engaging excursions, educational programs and an extensive meal plan including wine with dinner. For solo travelers, there is no single supplement.
July 10 -18, 2017
Share your love of travel with the children in your life and cruise through the heartland of Europe on a journey designed with families in mind. Settle in onboard the elegant, new Amadeus Silver III and enjoy a choice of excursions and activities that showcase the highlights of Holland, Germany and France. In Amsterdam, explore charming canals and sail by historic sites like the Anne Frank House. Marvel at the famed Gothic cathedral in Cologne, sail through the Rhine Gorge and see fairy tale castles overlooking the river. Visit lovely river towns and explore Strasbourg, France. Expert guides and lecturers provide fascinating narrative during shore excursions and educational programs. This family program is open to passengers ages 7-years-old and up, traveling with an adult, and features onboard children’s activities coordinated by two energetic Youth Directors. Enjoy first-class ship accommodations, including some cabins with connecting doors; an extensive meal plan; and wine with lunch and dinner for the adults.
For details, contact Merle Lomrantz at 973.596.6643 or email@example.com