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July 15 to 25, 2015

Aegean Family Adventure

ISTANBUL TO ATHENS

Discover the glories of the classical world with the whole family on a cruise from Istanbul to Athens.

July 17 to 28, 2015

The Great Lakes

A NORTH AMERICAN TREASURE

Cruise from Toronto to Chicago, plying the waters of Lakes Huron, Ontario, Michigan and Erie, which together form part of earth’s largest freshwater ecosystem and provide a major commerce corridor.

August 9 to 20, 2015

East Africa Safari

FROM THE MASAI MARA TO NGORONGORO

Just as the big cats do, gaze out over a sweeping landscape of the open savannah in Tanzania’s Serengeti and at the famed Ngorongoro Crater, as we go in search of Africa’s “Big Five”—elephant, rhino, buffalo, lion and leopard.

August 27 to September 16, 2015

The Five "Stans"

WHERE OLD TRADITIONS ABOUND

Trace the path of ancient camel caravans along the world’s best-known, yet least-visited highway, an eons-old route that crosses the steppes and mountain ranges of the fabled “-stans” from Bishkek to Samarkand.

August 31 to September 17, 2015

Along the Silk Road

TRACING CHINA'S ANCIENT CARAVAN ROUTES

Explore the famous Kashgar Sunday market where many Uyghurs, Tajiks, Kyrgyz, Uzbeks and Han Chinese meet to trade and socialize.

September 1 to 13, 2015

Amazon and Machu Picchu

AN INCA TRAIL ADVENTURE

Discover two distinct regions in Peru - the legendary Amazon River and biodiverse rain forest that it runs through; and the land of the Inca - Cusco, the Sacred Valley and the "Lost City" of Machu Picchu on an exploration with Professor John Rick.

September 3 to 15, 2015

Russian Rivers

MOSCOW TO ST. PETERSBURG

Cruise from Moscow to St. Petersburg aboard the Volga Dream with political science professor Gail Lapidus, whose passion for Soviet and post-Soviet affairs runs as deep as Moscow’s metro. 

September 5 to 17, 2015

From the Baltic Sea to Normandy

NATION-HOPPING ABOARD THE CORINTHIAN

Sail aboard the Corinthian across coastal Europe from the Kiel Canal connecting the Baltic and North seas to the canals of Amsterdam and the Seine River. 

September 6 to 20, 2015

Galapagos Field Seminar

DURHAM ON DARWIN

Study alongside Stanford sophomores to research Darwin and evolution with Professor Bill Durham, '71.

September 7 to 19, 2015

Burgundy and Alsace Walk

CHARMING VILLAGES AND LUSH LANDSCAPES

Join faculty leader Carolyn Lougee, expert in early modern Europe, and historian Peter Watson on this popular addition to Stanford’s Walk series.

September 10 to 22, 2015

Along the New England Coast

A CLASSIC JOURNEY ALONG SCENIC WATERWAYS

The rocky coast of Maine has a long and rich history—we’ll discover the seafaring heritage of New England’s coastal towns and quaint island villages aboard the intimate American Glory with art history professor Wanda M. Corn and American historian Joe Corn. 

September 12 to 21, 2015

Voyage from Malta to Athens

VOYAGE TO SEMINAL SITES OF HISTORY

Along with our partners from the National Trust for Historic Preservation, cruise on the Variety Voyager from the dramatic harbor in Valletta, Malta, to Athens, Greece.

October 2 to 17, 2015

The Kingdom of Bhutan

IN THE LAND OF THE THUNDER DRAGON

Discover this remote Himalayan nation, one of the most isolated countries in the world and filled with treasures few tourists ever see.

October 4 to 24, 2015

Everest Base Camp Trek

A PEAK EXPERIENCE

Join our 12-day trek with faculty leader Rob Dunbar and be part of one of the most rewarding journeys on earth.

October 8 to 25, 2015

Along the Mekong

A NEW LOOK AT VIETNAM, LAOS AND CAMBODIA

Enjoy a unique, in-depth look at Southeast Asia on a cruise down the majestic Mekong River with faculty leader Karl Eikenberry, MA ’94, who spent four decades in military and State Department postings in Asia.

October 15 to 25, 2015

Food and Wine of Spain

HARVEST TIME IN RIOJA

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There are few times more exciting for a winemaker than fall harvest and crush. Experience Spanish wine country during this busy season, and taste the wines that have put this region on the map.

October 28 to November 6, 2015

Tuscany Seminar

CASTLES, CHIANTI AND CLASSIC COUNTRYSIDE

Explore the pleasures of the Tuscan countryside with fellow Stanford travelers at fall’s end—the perfect time of year for crisp weather, hearty pastas and fewer crowds.

October 31 to November 15, 2015

Northern India by Rail

SILKS, SPICES AND SNAKE CHARMERS

Ride the rails from Jaipur to Delhi aboard the luxurious Maharajah’s Express, contemplating the changing scenery and discussing India’s complex and colorful culture with faculty leader Linda Hess.

November 5 to 18, 2015

Unseen Japan

HIDDEN GEMS OF AN ISLAND NATION

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Begin the journey in Kyoto visiting several important temples, travel to the Miho Museum designed by I.M. Pei and visit Nara, capital of Japan from 710 to 784.

November 7 to 14, 2015

Focus on London

AN INSIDE LOOK AND LISTEN

Explore London’s literary heritage with faculty leader Linda Paulson, whose expertise in Victorian-era novels and all things Dickens exceeds even the greatest of expectations.

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