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December 19 to 29, 2018

Southeast Asia Family Adventure

EXPLORING VIETNAM AND CAMBODIA

Join us on this unusual adventure designed for our intrepid family travelers. Visit both traditional villages and bustling cities as we absorb the lush beauty and rich history of this region.

December 29, 2018 to January 17, 2019

Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia

AN INTRODUCTION TO SOUTHEAST ASIA

A Travel/Study favorite for more than 20 years, our popular introduction to this trio of Southeast Asian countries includes meetings with ambassadors and non-profit organizations.

January 5 to 18, 2019

New Zealand by Air

MAGNIFICIENT MOUNTAINS AND LUMINOUS LAKES

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Flying aboard our private Convair 580 jet-prop for four legs of our trip lets us eliminate some long drives and maximize our time exploring South and North Islands’ natural treasures. Also take in sweeping views as we fly high above the country’s spectacular landscapes.

January 8 to 23, 2019

Sudan

Kingdom of Nubian Pharaohs

SINGLE ACCOMMODATIONS: WAIT LIST ONLY

Join our inaugural excursion to ancient Nubia, one of Africa’s earliest kingdoms located along the Nile where it runs through Sudan, and meet present-day Nubians—descendants of this once-great empire’s ancient people.

January 24 to February 14, 2019

Antarctica Expedition

WITH SOUTH GEORGIA AND THE FALKLAND ISLANDS

Cross the Great White Continent off that bucket list by embarking on our quintessential expedition to the Antarctic Peninsula aboard the intimate Island Sky, with stops at the remote Falkland Islands, stunning South Georgia and historic Elephant Island along the way.

February 20 to March 6, 2019

Nile

GLORIES OF ANCIENT AND MODERN EGYPT

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Travel to stable, hospitable Egypt and enjoy exclusive tours with Stanford scholars at historical and cultural sites not open to the public, including two of Cairo’s main mosques, Ibn Tulun and Sultan Hassan.

February 21 to March 7, 2019

Patagonia Expedition

JOURNEY TO THE END OF THE EARTH

Learn all about the unique geological landscapes of this southernmost stretch of South America from professor of geology and earth sciences Elizabeth Miller.

March 3 to 20, 2019

Micronesia Expedition

RABAUL TO PALAU

Discover a tropical paradise on this voyage through the best of Micronesia aboard the Caledonian Sky.

March 10 to 21, 2019

Chile Food and Wine

CASABLANCA, CACHAPOAL AND COLCHAGUA VALLEYS

Discover the wine country surrounding Santiago and Valparaiso and find out why its delicious vintages and stunning wineries make this one serious wine region.

March 15 to 29, 2019

Kingdom of Morocco

FROM THE SAHARA TO THE SEA

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Discover the cultural, religious and geographical diversity of Morocco as we journey from Marrakesh, where snake charmers and magicians still ply their ancient arts, to the seaside town of Essaouira, known for its fishermen’s blue boats, and then on to the colorful capital city of Rabat.

March 17 to April 1, 2019

Iran

MOSQUES AND MONUMENTS OF PERSIA

In the company of faculty leader Ali Yaycioglu, follow in the footsteps of scores of Stanford travelers who have uncovered the facts about this historically and culturally rich nation and have also discovered how incredibly warm and welcoming its people are.

March 29 to April 12, 2019

Israel: Past and Present

EXPLORING THE HOLY LAND

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With former U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Dr. Matthew Spence, meet with Palestinians, Jewish settlers, local academics and journalists to hear various, often opposing opinions about current events and the future of this hotly contested land.

April 6 to 15, 2019

Venice and the Veneto

CANALS AND COUNTRYSIDE

Wander among the canals and twisting streets of this “most serene” city with European history professor Paula Findlen. Also enjoy specially arranged visits to the Basilica di San Marco and the Palazzo Ducale, as well as a private reception in a 17th-century Venetian palazzo.

April 6 to 13, 2019

Focus: Florence

CRADLE OF THE RENAISSANCE

Traveling in the company of Florentine native, political science professor and journalist Roberto D’Alimonte, dive deep into Florence’s history, from its culture, art and architecture to its science, politics and religion.

April 8 to 22, 2019

Unseen China

DYNASTIES OF POWER: PAST AND PRESENT

Travel with Thomas Fingar, MA ’69, PhD ’77, a scholar of modern China, on the trip he helped develop. Visit well-known and often bypassed sites that illuminate both the past and the present, as well as the timeless, such as the Linggu Temple and Pagoda in Nanjing.

April 12 to 22, 2019

Dutch Waterways

MASTERPIECES OF ART AND NATURE

Attend the world’s largest flower auction in Aalsmeer and visit Keukenhof—80 acres of more than 7 million bulbs and 800 varieties of tulips—at the peak of the blooming season.

April 13 to 24, 2019

Costa Rica to Colombia

TRANSIT THROUGH THE PANAMA CANAL

Explore natural wonders, visit cosmopolitan cities and experience a daylight transit of the famed Panama Canal aboard the Hebridean Sky with faculty leaders Scott Pearson and Joel Simon, '74, MS '84. 

No additional supplement for solo travelers.

April 13 to 21, 2019

Andalucia Hike

HOLY WEEK IN THE SOUTH OF SPAIN

This region of southern Spain has it all: whitewashed towns, Moorish villages, incredible vistas, hillsides drenched with the fragrances of spring blooms. Our faculty leader Barbara Pitkin and trail expert Peter Watson will walk us through this verdant, beautiful land’s rich political, cultural and religious past.

April 18 to 28, 2019

Peru

FROM THE SACRED VALLEY TO MACHU PICCHU

Hike among some of Peru’s most enigmatic ruins and learn from Professor John Rick about the ancient civilizations that created them.

April 28 to May 9, 2019

Provence and Burgundy

CRUISING THE RHONE AND SAONE RIVERS

Stroll alongside European history professor Carolyn Lougee through the colorful streets of Aix-en-Provence, a city that’s a treasure trove of art, architecture, brasseries and bistros, and open-air markets. It’s easy to see why the "City of a Thousand Fountains" was such a magnet for the impressionists.

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