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Africa

June 14 to 28, 2019

Southern Africa Family Adventure

ELEPHANTS, LIONS AND RHINOS, OH MY!

Travel to Chobe National Park and Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve for spectacular safari-going in these diverse wildlife habitats, keeping an eye out for the “Big Five”: elephant, rhinoceros, lion, leopard and buffalo.

July 10 to 22, 2019

Kilimanjaro Trek

SUMMIT THE ROOF OF AFRICA

Grab this opportunity to embark on one of the world’s greatest adventures and one of the most satisfying accomplishments of one’s life: trekking to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest peak and one of the world’s “Seven Summits.”

July 24 to August 8, 2019

Southern Africa aboard Rovos Rail

FROM CAPE TOWN TO VICTORIA FALLS

Relive bygone eras while staying at Cape Town’s Mount Nelson Hotel and riding the Edwardian-style Rovos Rail luxury train.

August 9 to 18, 2019

Gorillas and the Maasai Mara

WILDLIFE VIEWING IN KENYA AND RWANDA

Traveling with biological anthropologist Jamie Jones, come face to face with some of the planet’s most endangered wildlife. Savor three days of safari in the famed Maasai Mara National Reserve in Kenya, and trek to view mountain gorillas and golden monkeys in Rwanda.

January 7 to 22, 2020

Sudan

KINGDOM OF NUBIAN PHARAOHS

Journey with Stanford classics professor Grant Parker to ancient Nubia, set on the Nile. Meet present-day Nubians—descended from the founders of this once-great empire.

March 13 to 27, 2020

Kingdom of Morocco

FROM THE SAHARA TO THE SEA

Discover the cultural, religious and geographical diversity of Morocco as we journey from Marrakech, 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 with its historic edifices.

April 5 to 18, 2020

Tunisia

FROM CARTHAGE TO THE JASMINE REVOLUTION

Visit a total of seven UNESCO World Heritage sites, covering the Phoenician, Roman and Islamic periods, accompanied by faculty leader Grant Parker, chair of Stanford’s department of classics and faculty affiliate of the university’s Center for African Studies.

June 12 to 30, 2020

Ethiopia

LEGENDARY LAND OF CHURCHES AND MOUNTAINS

Obelisks. Rock-hewn churches. Paleolithic sites. Discover these and more as we traverse Ethiopia with faculty leader Karl Eikenberry, MA ’94, a former ambassador to Afghanistan (2009–2011).

July 8 to 19, 2020

Tanzania Safari

AFRICA'S "BIG FIVE" AND THE GREAT MIGRATION

Join faculty leader Suki Hoagland on an epic adventure timed to observe the start of the massive annual wildebeest migration. And travel to Olduvai Gorge, the “cradle of mankind,” to meet with paleoanthropologists and learn about our roots from resident researchers.

July 25 to August 11, 2020

Southern Africa aboard Rovos Rail

FROM CAPE TOWN TO VICTORIA FALLS

Travel in the lap of luxury while staying at Cape Town’s Mount Nelson Hotel and riding the Edwardian-style train, the Rovos Rail, with Professor Jeff Koseff, MS ’78, PhD ’83.

September 3 to 19, 2020

Tanzania Field Seminar

EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING AT ITS BEST

Attend a three-day workshop on the Stanford campus with Professor Bill Durham, ’71, and Dr. Susan Charnley, MA ’89, PhD ’94, before heading to Africa with them.

October 11 to 27, 2020

Madagascar to Mauritius

EXPLORING PARADISE ABOARD THE CALEDONIAN SKY

Together with biology professor Tony Barnosky, observe many species of lemurs up close in their natural habitat, including the red ruffed lemur and the aye-aye, and learn about Madagascar’s dogged conservation efforts to protect these incredible animals.

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