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Upcoming Trips

Check out these amazing vacation packages at prices exclusive to UCSD alumni!

China - Young Alumni (35 and under)
Sep 3 - Sep 12, 2015

Are you looking for the perfect post-graduation adventure? Before settling into a new job or graduate school, celebrate your college success with an unforgettable trip to China. This tour begins in Beijing with visits to the Forbidden City, home to numerous emperors, and the Great Wall, built in 600 B.C. Continue to Xian, a city that once vied with Rome and Constantinople for the title of greatest city in the world. The tour concludes in Shanghai, a city whose past is both exotic and refined, where early twentieth century fortunes were made and lost in feverish trading. Now a metropolis of skyscrapers, it is home to one of Asia’s finest art museums. In Shanghai, you will have a chance to experience the thrill of the ‘world’s fastest’ Maglev Train. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to explore China—it’s your chance to study abroad without the studying part!

Grand Danube Passage
Sep 08, 2015 - Sep 22, 2015

Described by Napoleon as “the king of Europe’s rivers,” the Danube is steeped in legend and epic lore. Discover the scenic banks that have witnessed centuries of human history and the rise and fall of civilizations. Natural wonders abound in the vineyard-clad Wachau Valley, the narrow, twisting Danube Bend and the formidable Iron Gate Gorge. Begin your experience by delving into the rich culture of Prague, and explore its Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Embark on an eight-night cruise of the Danube, offering a feast of ancient capitals, picturesque villages, Roman ruins, magnificent churches, palaces and medieval castles. Continue to Sofia, the historic capital of Bulgaria, where ancient ruins and chic boutiques coexist among tree-shaded boulevards.

Spain ~ Valencia and Barcelona
Sep 14, 2015 - Sep 23, 2015

Begin your Spanish adventure in Valencia, where the blue sky stretches from the azure water of the Mediterranean to the craggy heights of the coastal mountains. Soak up the atmosphere as you meander along the winding streets of picturesque Old Town. Marvel at Gothic architecture along with the most innovative and avant-garde modern buildings. Sip fine wine while enjoying a perfect plate of paella. Continue to Barcelona and dive headfirst into a surreal Mediterranean cityscape punctuated by the whimsical modernist creations of architect Antoni Gaudí. Rich in history and tradition, the seaside cities of Valencia and Barcelona offer a palette of personality-packed sights—each with their own distinct identity and both with that legendary Iberian lust for life.

Oct 07, 2015 - Oct 17, 2015

A land steeped in mythology and legend, Greece has captured the minds and hearts of artists and writers for centuries. The magic of this ancient land is yours to discover as you immerse yourself in the ancient capital of Athens and the idyllic island of Poros. See the priceless treasures of Athens, from the ruins of the Acropolis to the fashionable Plaka district. Walk along the charming streets of Poros Town, and admire its sun-drenched hills and sapphire waters. Explore the remains of the palace at Mycenae and the tombs that are believed to belong to Agamemnon and Clytemnestra. Marvel at the theater in Epidaurus, whose acoustics are still so superb that a whisper on stage carries all the way to the top of its perfectly preserved seating. And enjoy the cosmopolitan island of Hydra on this exciting travel adventure.


Oct 16, 2015 - Oct 31, 2015

China is a land of legend, architectural wonders, and diverse landscapes. It is also enjoying newfound prosperity. Its mix of ancient and modern brings this tour to life in an exciting trip for the senses. Begin in Beijing with visits to the Forbidden City and the Great Wall. Continue to Xian, a city that once rivaled Rome and Constantinople. Visit serenely beautiful Guilin, and encounter the endangered Giant Panda in Chengdu. Continue to Tibet and experience unforgettable sites such as the immense, thousand-room Potala Palace, residence of the Dalai Lama, and 1,300-year old Jokhang Monastery. The tour concludes in Shanghai, a city whose past and present combine in a tradition of trade and commerce. It is also home to one of Asia’s finest art museums. Join us and find out why this trip sells out every time it is offered.

Feb 14, 2016 - Feb 22, 2016

Experience Cuba like never before! Check out urban life in Cienfuegos, Trinidad and Havana, and get a glimpse of rural Cuba in the western province of Pinar del Rio. Meet members of Cuba’s thriving arts community during visits with artists, dancers, musicians in their studios and performance spaces. You’ll also have an opportunity to learn about the economy, arts and architecture of Cuba during three insightful discussions with local experts. Before you leave, visit the home of Ernest Hemingway, who spent many years on the island, and get a behind-the-scenes look at a cigar factory.

Treasures of South Africa
Mar 09, 2016 - Mar 24, 2016

Explore South Africa, a historic, cultural and natural wonderland. Capetown, one of South Africa’s oldest cities, offers mountains and the sea, as well as culture, history and cosmopolitan style. The city is a showcase of Cape Dutch houses and inspiring landmarks, including Robben Island and St. George’s Cathedral. Experience the country’s magnificent wildlife at the private Thornybush Nature Reserve during a three-night luxury safari. Join us to discover the extraordinary treasures of South Africa.

Paris Immersion – Citadines Les Halles Paris
Apr 07, 2016 - Apr 18, 2016

Enjoy 10 nights in Paris and informative educational programs presented by local experts to enhance your insight into the region.

Cruise the Face of Europe
Jun 28, 2016 - Jul 08, 2016

Your three-river journey begins on the mighty Danube in Budapest. Continue your adventure on the Main and end on the Rhine, of the Europe’s greatest waterways, in Amsterdam, close to where the river empties into the North Sea. Travelers will cruise through picturesque valleys and visit cultural and historical landmarks. This year, you can customize your journey with a choice of excursions in many ports of call. Go beyond the surface of Europe’s beauty to explore its heart on three of its most vital rivers.

France – Provence
Sep 13, 2016 - Sep 21, 2016

Provence is where sundrenched beaches and undulating hills tie the Mediterranean to the Alps. This is your opportunity to experience the colorful scenery of the region that enraptured artists like Cezanne, Chagall and van Gogh. Writers have flocked and extolled this area as the Great Land of Inspiration for all that is French and fabulous. Enjoy a magical week with a limited size travel group for a truly memorable experience.

Spain – Ronda
Oct 11, 2016 - Oct 19, 2016

Discover Ronda and Spain’s sun-kissed southern coast. This region is inextricably linked to the Moors and whose legacy remains in the architecture, the language, and the food. Explore the great cities of Seville, Malaga and Granda, and marvel at great monuments, such as the Alhambra.