Cuba

May 13 - 23, 2024

Cuba's NATURAL AND CULTURAL WONDERS

This trip is currently at capacity and is waitlist only. However, we would love to keep you in mind for future programs so please stay in touch. Thank you for your interest.

Discover Cuba on this once-in-a-lifetime, 10-day program with Professor Meghan Brown (Biology and Environmental Studies) and Professor May Farnsworth (Spanish and Hispanic Studies). During this intimate educational exchange, we will experience the healthiest and best-preserved nature in the Caribbean and immerse in day-in-the-life experiences with Cuban community leaders, business owners, artists, and farmers.

$4,260 per person

 

France

May 19 - 27, 2024

Alsace ~ Fairytale France

Tucked between the magnificent Vosges mountains and the Black Forest lies a region brimming with dramatic beauty, incredible gastronomy and endearing old-world villages. This is France’s charismatic Alsace region, known for its blend of German and French traditions and fascinating heritage. From our base in Colmar, we'll journey through scenery plucked from a fairytale to uncover Alsace's proud identity and romantic charms. Visit dynamic Strasbourg, multicultural Basel and whimsical towns along the Alsatian Wine Route. Along the way, savor divine cuisine and superlative wines, and learn about the region’s illustrious past.

Starting from $3,795 per person

 

wine

May 28 - June 6, 2024

Italy ~ Tuscany & Emilia-Romagna

Incredible heritage and culinary history are yours to enjoy on this 8-night escape to Italy’s Emilia-Romagna and Tuscany regions! During stays in Parma and Cortona, uncover the spirit of these celebrated destinations. Witness Bologna’s porticoes and Parma’s lauded cathedral, and visit charming villages and beautiful farms. Along the way, savor culinary favorites, including balsamic vinegar and parmesan cheese, sip locally made wines and learn to cook typical regional dishes. Every moment of this Italian adventure will steal your heart!

Starting from $4,295 per person
In conjunction with Notre Dame.

 

Ghana

August 18 - 27, 2024

GHANA ALUMS, PARENTS AND FRIENDS EXCURSION

Ghana is a beautiful country, rich in history and culture. One of the world’s largest producers of cocoa, Ghana is a modern African country where English is the official language. With trip leader Professor Jack Harris, we will arrive and tour Accra, Ghana’s capital, and the W.E.B. Dubois Center. We will then visit the coastal sites of Cape Coast and Elmina Castles, embarkation points for the slave trade. We travel to Kumasi and will experience Ghana and the Kingdom of Ashanti through a cultural immersion program that combines visits to historical sites, exploring nature, sounds and tastes from the gateway to Africa and center of the World. 

$3,500 per person


elephant

September 8 - 23, 2024

Journey to Southern Africa

Join an exceptional adventure that reveals the raw beauty, wildlife and unparalleled wonders of South Africa, Zimbabwe and Botswana. From vibrant Cape Town, follow a compelling route to Robben Island, majestic Victoria Falls and fascinating towns that hold powerful history lessons. Traverse untamed landscapes on a bespoke train journey steeped in elegant refinement aboard Rovos Rail. And, with expert guides leading the way, discover the density and diversity of exotic animals in southern Africa’s most incredible safari destinations.

Luxury Safaris, Rovos Rail & Cape Town
Starting from $8,495 per person