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Expeditions By Continent

AFRICA - SAFARIS & EXPEDITIONS 
Explore the Unique Heritage of this Enchanting Land including the Annular Solar Eclipse September 1, 2016!
MADAGASCAR ANNULAR SOLAR ECLIPSE 2016
astronomy trips  
August 20–September 4, 2016 - Just 2-3 rooms available!
Tanzania TANZANIA WILDLIFE SAFARI & ANNULAR SOLAR ECLIPSE 2016
"Our Tanzania Safari was phenomenal" -- 2013 Participants
astronomy trips  
August 23-September 3, 2016 - with optional Extension to Ruaha National Park, September 2-7, 2016 - 2 twins, 1 M share & 1 F share available!

South Africa

 

Wildlife & Spring Bloom!
Discover SOUTH AFRICA!

October 1-14, 2016 -  2 twins available!

Madagascar

 

Explore the Unique Heritage of this Enchanting Land!
MADAGASCAR

October 7-22, 2017
ANTARCTICA & ARCTIC plus NORTH & SOUTH ATLANTIC
Discover Spitsbergen & the Arctic!
TO THE EDGE OF THE ARCTIC ICE
on board the M/V Plancius

August 27–September 8, 2016 - Just 3 rooms available!

Antarctica ANTARCTICA ANNULAR ECLIPSE
astronomy trips  
February 23-March 9, 2017
ASIA Expeditions map

Japan


Historic Kyoto & Nararom!

Discover JAPAN'S HERITAGE!
including Takayama in the Japanese Alps

May 14-26, 2017

China

With Leadership by Dr. Chris Carpenter!
CHINA
- An Adventure by High Speed Rail to Sacred Mountains, the Grand Canal & Ancient Cities

June 7-21, 2016, with optional Yangtze River Extension to June 26 - Just 3 rooms available!

June 6-20, 2017, with optional Yangtze River Extension to June 25th

MongoliaFrom Ghengis Khan to the Gobi Desert!
With Leadership by Dr. Chris Carpenter!
MONGOLIA
June 30–July 13, 2016 - Need 2 or 3 couples! Please let us know if interested.

Yunnan

Discover the Most Scenic Part of China & Yunnan's Torch Festival!
THE TORCH FESTIVAL!

July 21–August 6, 2016 - Need 2 or 3 couples! Please call and let us know your interest!
Northern IndiaLearn all about Northern India from our expert Expedition Leader Chris Carpenter, Ph.D.!
KASHMIR & LADAKH

 

August 29-September 11, 2015 - SOLD OUT

September 11-23, 2016 -Now Booking!

A Backroads Journey to Fascinating Cultures & Spectacular Landscapes!
Discover the Tibetan Highlands of Sichuan!

July 8-21, 2016 - Just a few spaces available
AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND plus the SOUTH PACIFIC

A Special Expedition for Members and Friends of AAAS and Sigma Xi
NEW ZEALAND Expedition

November 13-28, 2015 - SOLD OUT

November 18-December 3, 2016

Amelia Earhart

Explore One of the Greatest Mysteries of All Time!
IN SEARCH OF AMELIA EARHART
On board the Fiji Princess

2015 Expedition - A ROUSING SUCCESS!

June 21-July 11, 2017 - Would love to have you join us! Please call us and send your deposit by May 15, 2016!

CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA plus the CARIBBEAN

An expedition on the WILD SIDE!
COSTA RICA & THE PANAMA CANAL
Aboard National Geographic Sea Lion


December 3-10, 2016. Book by March 31, 2016 and take advantage of our FREE round trip air.

March 11-18, 2017. Book by June 30, 2016 and take advantage of our FREE round trip air.

It’s hard to comprehend until you experience it for
yourself!

GALÁPAGOS
Aboard National Geographic Islander or Endeavour II


December 10-19, 2016 - Aboard the National Geographic Islander. Optional extension to Peru December 4-10, 2016. Call 800-252-4910 for details.

February 3-12, 2017 - Aboard the National Geographic Endeavour II. Optional extension to Peru January 28-February 3, 2017. Call 800-252-4910 for details.

December 8-17, 2017 - Aboard the National Geographic Endeavour II

Cuba

 

A People-to-People exploration of Cuba with a Botanical Slant
DISCOVER CUBA!

November 4-13, 2016

Cuba

 

A People-to-People tour
EXPLORE CUBA!

In support of the University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley

January 20-29, 2017
Cuba Explore Southern Chile on board M/V Skorpios II & Discover the Heritage of Easter Island!
CHILE ANNULAR ECLIPSE
astronomy trips  
February 22-March 4, 2017 with optional Easter Island extension to March 7, 2017.
EUROPE including RUSSIA & the ARCTIC
Including the Trans-Siberian Express!
KAMCHATKA & Lake Baikal


July 24-August 8, 2016 - Just 2 rooms available!

July 23–August 7, 2017


With Leadership by
Mark Walters!
IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF THE ETRUSCANS
Explore the Delights of Tuscany!


May 13-25, 2016 - Wait List only!

Land of Fire and Ice & Nature’s Paradise!
WILD ICELAND


June 13-22, 2016 - 3 rooms available!

June 13-22, 2017

Iceland

 

Land of Fire and Ice & Nature’s Paradise!
BOTANICAL ICELAND


July 2-11, 2016 - 5-6 rooms available

 

Discover the Treasures of
ISTANBUL & CAPPADOCIA
Including the Greek Cities of Ephesus & Troy!
With Free IN-Tour Air!

September 29-October 10, 2015 - SOLD OUT

September 27-October 8, 2016

Discover SICILY

Archaeology • Landscapes • Heritage!
Discover SICILY

With Mark Walters!

October 11-23, 2016
NORTH AMERICA
Alaska Borealis

Come see the Greatest Light Show on Earth!
ALASKA AURORA BOREALIS

astronomy trips  

March 3-9, 2016 - 2-3 rooms available

March 2-8, 2017

Alaska Borealis

Explore the Grand Canyon and Zion National Park and see the Transit of Mercury!
GRAND CANYON TRANSIT OF MERCURY EXPEDITION

astronomy trips  
May 3-10, 2016 - SOLD OUT
Departures include free air fare from Seattle!
EXPLORING ALASKA'S COASTAL WILDERNESS

June 4-11, 2016 (Free air from Seattle) With Optional Denali & Fairbanks Pre-Trip, May 29-June 4, 2016 - WAITING LIST ONLY

June 4-11, 2017

Harvests, History & Landscapes!
COLUMBIA & SNAKE RIVERS JOURNEY

Aboard National Geographic Sea Bird


October 19-25, 2016. Book by March 31, 2016 and receive a $500 air credit!

Grand Tetons

GRAND TETONS
See the Total Solar Eclipse, August 21, 2017

astronomy trips  
August 15-23, 2017 - Booking rapidly! We encourage you to get your deposits in now.
 

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