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June 22 to 29, 2019

Canadian Rockies by Rail

PRISTINE WILDERNESS AND MAJESTIC MOUNTAINS

Be awed by the glacier-sheared cliffs, snowy peaks, cascading waterfalls and sapphire lakes of the Canadian Rockies—every bend in the rail is utterly breathtaking.

July 17 to 27, 2019

Baltic Sea

NATION-HOPPING ABOARD THE HEBRIDEAN SKY

Sail around the Baltic Sea with faculty leader Amir Weiner aboard the all-suite Hebridean Sky, starting and ending in Sweden with stops in Latvia, Estonia, Russia and Finland.

July 20 to 29, 2019

Athens to Venice

VOYAGE TO SEMINAL SITES OF HISTORY

Voyage across the cobalt waters of the Ionian, Mediterranean and Adriatic seas aboard Le Lyrial in search of ancient civilizations and exquisitely well-preserved island cities.

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.

July 24 to August 4, 2019

Wales, England and Scotland

TRAVERSE THE HIGHLANDS

With faculty leader Elaine Treharne, traverse the Highlands on a two-night journey aboard the Belmond Royal Scotsman. In addition, relive bygone eras on two day trips aboard vintage private trains—from a Welsh slate mine to the sea aboard the world’s oldest narrow gauge railway, and across the Yorkshire moors.

August 27 to September 12, 2019

Path of the Vikings

ICELAND, GREENLAND AND CANADA

Follow in the path of the Vikings on a voyage aboard the Le Champlain from Iceland along the coast of Greenland and on to Canada. 

October 2 to 11, 2019

Around Sicily

CROSSROADS OF CIVILIZATIONS

Travel aboard the sleek, new Le Bougainville with classics professor and Travel/Study icon Marsh McCall, calling upon several of Sicily’s most inviting towns and cities, including Monreale, Palermo and Taormina, and ancient sites such as Agrigento and Segesta.

October 8 to 23, 2019

Waterways of Southeast Asia

A NEW LOOK AT VIETNAM, LAOS AND CAMBODIA

Cruise the waters of Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia, stopping at the villages that are dependent on the rivers for economic, social and spiritual survival, and meeting the inhabitants.

October 15 to 25, 2019

Sailing the Western Mediterranean

MENORCA, SARDINIA, CORSICA AND MORE!

Embark the majestic, three-masted sailing yacht, Le Ponant, for an exciting voyage to a dazzling array of islands and mainland ports in the Western Mediterranean.

November 10 to 24, 2019

French Polynesia

AZURE LAGOONS AND FRIENDLY ISLANDERS

Be fully immersed in an idyllic tropical wonderland replete with azure lagoons framed by palm-fanned beaches, ocean breezes perfumed with the fragrance of tropical flowers and smiles from friendly local islanders.

January 6 to 20, 2020

New Zealand by Air

MAGNIFICIENT MOUNTAINS AND LUMINOUS LAKES

Flying aboard our private Convair 580 jet-prop for five legs of our trip lets us eliminate some long drives and maximize our time exploring South and North Islands’ natural treasures with Professor Mike McWilliams.

January 7 to 17, 2020

Persian Gulf

EXPERIENCE THE BEAUTY OF THREE ARAB COUNTRIES

Cruise aboard the modern, newly renovated Crystal Esprit from Oman to Qatar and the United Arab Emirates—three Arab countries that are striking in their diversity and dazzling in their blending of ancient and contemporary.

January 26 to February 8, 2020

Singapore, Bangkok and Angkor

SOUTHEAST ASIA AND THE EASTERN & ORIENTAL EXPRESS

Travel between ancient temples and cosmopolitan cities with Professor Tim Duane, ’82, MS ’83, PhD ’89. Look for the Chinese, Malay and Indian influences that have helped shape the dynamic city of Singapore, our first stop.

February 24 to March 9, 2020

Nile

GLORIES OF ANCIENT AND MODERN EGYPT

Travel with hBarton "Buzz" Thompson, '73, MBA '76, JD '76, to Egypt and enjoy exclusive tours with Stanford scholars at historical and cultural sites, including two of Cairo’s main mosques, Ibn Tulun and Sultan Hassan.

April 5 to 15, 2020

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 7 to 21, 2020

Spice Islands and Beyond

UNDERWATER EDENS OF EASTERN INDONESIA

Travel with two faculty leaders, Rob Dunbar and Bill Durham, '71, as we sail among the Maluku Islands and the 1,500 islands of the extraordinarily biodiverse Raja Ampat archipelago off New Guinea, home to more than 75 percent of the earth's coral and fish species.

May 2 to 15, 2020

Slovenia and Croatia

CRUISE THE ADRIATIC

With faculty leader Scott Pearson, sail leisurely down the Croatian coast from Rovinj to Dubrovnik aboard the 18-cabin yacht, Queen Eleganza, calling at more than half a dozen unique and charming port towns.

May 11 to 22, 2020

Spain and Portugal by Sea

SHORES OF IBERIA ABOARD THE SEA CLOUD II

Cruise the Iberian coast with faculty leader Lisa Surwillo aboard the magnificent, three-masted Sea Cloud II that brings back the seafaring elegance of a bygone era.

May 20 to June 4, 2020

Wild Kamchatka and the Kuril Islands

A WILDLIFE AND BIRDING EXPEDITION

Visit this remote and scenically dramatic region of Russia’s far east aboard the intimate 100-guest Caledonian Sky.

May 24 to June 6, 2020

Australia by Air

VOYAGE IN THE LAND DOWN UNDER

Enjoy six charter flights between Sydney and Port Douglas aboard our private Fokker 70 with Professor Len Ortolano.

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