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June 23 to 30, 2018

The Mighty Five: Utah's National Parks

AMID THE NATURAL SPLENDORS OF RED ROCK COUNTRY

Explore Utah’s national parks with professor of environmental studies Tim Duane, ’82, MS ’83, PhD ’89, learning of the fierce and relentless forces of nature that have carved and shaped the region’s dramatic domes, bridges, canyons and cliffs.

June 24 to July 8, 2018

Greenland to Iceland

DRAMATIC LANDSCAPES AND VIKING HISTORY

In Greenland, search for the wildlife that lives among the glittering icebergs or on the wildflower-carpeted tundra, then discover the ethereal beauty of Iceland—element sculpted landscapes, mighty glaciers, and geothermal hotspots.

June 24 to July 1, 2018

Civil Rights Route

FROM JACKSON TO MONTGOMERY

SINGLE ACCOMMODATIONS: WAIT LIST ONLY

Journey through four southern states to some of the most iconic sites of the 1960s’ civil rights movement with Professor Allyson Hobbs, the director of Stanford’s Program in African and African-American Studies.

June 26 to July 7, 2018

Tuscany Family Adventure

VIVA L'ITALIA E LA FAMIGLIA!

Soak up the Renaissance treasures of Florence and visit our favorite Tuscan hill towns with faculty leader Christy Junkerman.

June 27 to July 6, 2018

Galapagos Family Adventure

TAKE A WALK ON THE WILD SIDE

Cruise among the “enchanted isles” aboard the Santa Cruz II, chartered exclusively for Stanford families and ideally suited for exploring the Galápagos chain.

July 3 to 14, 2018

Galapagos Expedition

UP CLOSE WITH NATURE

Marvel at the 3,200-acre Mashpi Reserve in the Ecuadorean rain forest, and in the Galápagos Islands, venture within just a few feet of wild animals in their natural habitat.

July 3 to 15, 2018

Mongolia

STEPPES AND ENDLESS SKIES

Start our magical Mongolian adventure in its capital, Ulaanbaatar, visiting the Great Khans Memorial that celebrates the 800th anniversary of the Mongolian Empire and stopping at the U.S.S.R. memorial commemorating its fallen WWII soldiers.

July 3 to 15, 2018

Cruising the Danube

EIGHT NIGHTS ABOARD THE ROYAL CROWN

Enjoy eight nights aboard the elegant and intimate Royal Crown in the company of our two erudite Stanford faculty leaders, Scott Pearson and Stephen Hinton. 

July 7 to 20, 2018

Scandinavia

SUMMER IN SWEDEN, DENMARK AND NORWAY

With Travel/Study favorite Ed Steidle, explore Sweden, Denmark and Norway by ferry and rail—modes of transport uniquely suited to Scandinavia’s mountains, fjords and coastlines.

July 15 to 25, 2018

Wales, England and Scotland by Rail

TRAVERSE THE HIGHLANDS

With faculty leader Charlie Junkerman, traverse the Highlands aboard the Belmond Royal Scotsman and relive bygone eras on day trips aboard vintage private trains—to the summit of Snowdon, on the world’s oldest narrow gauge railway, and across the Yorkshire moors.

July 15 to 27, 2018

Great Lakes

A NORTH AMERICAN TREASURE

Cruise from Toronto to Chicago, plying the waters of Lakes Huron, Ontario, Michigan and Erie. Faculty leader Gavin Wright, whose research focuses on the relationship between natural resources and economic development, leads our group.

July 17 to 25, 2018

Canadian Heli-Hiking

PEAKS AND GLACIERS OF BRITISH COLUMBIA

Fly by helicopter to breathtaking locales in British Columbia’s Purcell Mountains, exploring vast areas of high-country terrain that, at one time, only the most hardy of adventurers could access with Professor Elizabeth Hadly.

July 17 to 27, 2018

Iceland Family Adventure

GEOTHERMAL WONDERS, GLACIERS AND WATERFALLS

Explore Reykjavik, the world’s northernmost capital, embarking on a private whale- and puffin-watching tour from the city harbor and soaking in the family-friendly Blue Lagoon geothermal spa.

July 18 to August 2, 2018

Southern Africa aboard Rovos Rail

FROM CAPE TOWN TO VICTORIA FALLS

WAIT LIST ONLY

Relive bygone eras at Cape Town’s Mount Nelson Hotel and the stately Victoria Falls Hotel and aboard the Edwardian Rovos Rail luxury train in the company of our faculty leader, former U.S. Ambassador Karl Eikenberry, MA ’94.

July 18 to 26, 2018

Rhine River Family Adventure

A 50TH ANNIVERSARY TRIP

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Stanford Travel/Study on a re-creation of our very first trip, a cruise on the
Rhine River, newly redesigned for families.

August 16 to September 3, 2018

Great Northwest Passage

IN THE WAKE OF PAST EXPLORERS

SINGLE ACCOMMODATIONS: WAIT LIST ONLY

Ply the waters of legendary straits, passages, bays and fjords, stopping at centuries-old villages and outposts from Greenland to northernmost Canada during the Arctic summer. Cruise aboard a stalwarwt expedition vessel that provides us access to remote locals that many vessels can't navigate.

August 18 to 26, 2018

Kingdom of Tonga

QUINTESSENTIAL SOUTH PACIFIC

Consider Tonga! 170 tropical islands, most uninhabited. Coral reefs awash with brightly hued fish. White sand beaches and verdant hills sheltering rare plants and native birds. A rich history of kings and cultural traditions.

August 27 to September 5, 2018

Northern Europe by Sea

COPENHAGEN TO LONDON ABOARD LE LAPEROUSE

In the company of history professor Bert Patenaude, MA ’79, PhD ’87, cruise aboard Le Lapérouse across the northern coasts of Europe and through the Kiel Canal connecting the Baltic and North Seas to the canals of Amsterdam and the River Thames.

August 30 to September 14, 2018

Silk Road

TRACING CHINA'S ANCIENT CARAVAN ROUTES

Hang out at the world-famous Kashgar Sunday market where Tajiks, Uyghurs, Kyrgyz, Uzbeks and Han Chinese
come from miles around to trade and socialize.

August 30 to September 18, 2018

Central Asia's Golden Road

WHERE OLD TRADITIONS ABOUND

With popular faculty leader Abbas Milani, travel a portion of the Silk Road, the world’s best-known, yet least visited highway, linking traders, merchants, pilgrims, monks, soldiers, nomads and urban dwellers for centuries.

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