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Active Adventures

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 10 to 19, 2019

Galapagos Expedition

UP CLOSE WITH NATURE

Marvel at the unique biodiversity of each Galápagos island and explore one of the world’s only destinations where humans can venture within a few feet of wild animals in their natural habitat. Best photo ops ever!

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.

August 25 to September 6, 2019

Northern England Walk

A WALK THROUGH ENGLISH HISTORY

Tread the fertile farmland and grassy trails of the Lake District, a verdant land that inspired seminal works from such Lake Poets as William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge.

August 29 to September 7, 2019

Alaska's Inside Passage

GLACIERS, GRIZZLIES AND EAGLES

Cruise aboard the MV Alaskan Dream past carpets of rain forest as seals cavort shipside, and be enlightened by faculty leader Rob Jackson about Alaska’s wealth of natural riches.

September 8 to 21, 2019

Galapagos Field Seminar

NATURE'S ULTIMATE OUTDOOR CLASSROOM

Enjoy three days of on-campus workshops with Professor Bill Durham, ’71, before traveling to Ecuador and the Galápagos Islands.

September 9 to 20, 2019

Italian Lakes Walk

NINE LAKES IN TWELVE DAYS

Accompany faculty leader Roberto D’Alimonte and walk expert Peter Watson on this colorful autumnal walk through Italy’s exquisite Lake District, starting in the northern alpine mountains and ending in the Lombardy region’s sunnier climes to the south.

October 26 to November 7, 2019

New Zealand Walk

COASTAL TRAILS, RAIN FORESTS AND ALPINE RIDGES

WAIT LIST ONLY

Many seasoned travelers call New Zealand the most picturesque place they’ve ever been. Discover why as we walk its coastal trails, thick rain forests and alpine ridges with Stephan Graham, MS ’74, PhD ’76, dean of the School of Earth, Energy and Environmental Sciences.

February 1 to 9, 2020

Baja Whale Watching

ABOARD THE SEA BIRD

Blue whales, fin whales, Bryde’s whales, humpbacks, sperm whales, plus orcas, false killer whales and pilot whales can all be found in the Sea of Cortez; it’s here where the greatest variety of whales and dolphins in the world can be observed, and, at this time of year, where California gray whales are birthing their calves.

April 15 to 26, 2020

Sicily Walk

ISLAND CROSSROADS OF THE MEDITERRANEAN

With Professor Elaine Treharne and trail expert Peter Watson, explore this historic island the way the ancients did, on foot.

May 7 to 16, 2020

Alaska's Inside Passage

GLACIERS, GRIZZLIES AND EAGLES

Cruise aboard the MV Alaskan Dream past carpets of rain forest as seals cavort shipside and Professor Margot Gerritsen, PhD ’97, enightens us about Alaska’s natural treasures.

May 8 to 19, 2020

Ireland Walk

AN ACTIVE EXPLORATION OF THE EMERALD ISLE

Join professor of European literature, Charlie Junkerman, and walking guide Peter Watson on our delightful amble along the western shores of this legendary land of playful  pixies, iconic saints and melancholy writers.

July 4 to 12, 2020

England Coast to Coast Hike

A WALK ACROSS NORTHERN ENGLAND

Hike across England with faculty leader Linda Paulson and trail expert Peter Watson, starting in the lovely Lake District on the coast of the Irish Sea and ending at Robin Hood’s Bay on the edge of the North Sea.

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 8 to 17, 2020

Galapagos Expedition

UP CLOSE WITH NATURE

Marvel at the unique biodiversity of the Galápagos Islands and explore one of the world’s only destinations where humans can venture within a few feet of wild animals in their natural habitat. 

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.

September 5 to 17, 2020

Normandy and Brittany Walk

CIDER, CALVADOS AND CAMEMBERT

Join faculty leader Ed Steidle and walking guide Peter Watson on an adventure that takes us from the rugged coastline of Brittany to historic Normandy—along spectacular cliffs and through the bucolic countryside that caught the eye of so many of the great impressionist painters.

October 23 to November 9, 2020

Everest Base Camp Trek

A PEAK EXPERIENCE

Join geophysicist Simon Klemperer on this 15-day trek to Everest’s 17,688-foot-high base camp—one of the most spectacular and rewarding journeys on earth.

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