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Expeditions By Continent

AFRICA - SAFARIS & EXPEDITIONS 

Madagascar
Explore the Unique Heritage of this Enchanting Land!
MADAGASCAR

October 3-18, 2015

TanzaniaThe Ultimate African Safari!
CHRISTMAS WILDLIFE SAFARI IN TANZANIA

"Phenomenal" -- 2013 Participants

December 14-27, 2014 - SOLD OUT

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
Tanzania TANZANIA WILDLIFE SAFARI & ANNULAR SOLAR ECLIPSE 2016
astronomy trips  
August 20-September 3, 2016

South Africa

See spectacular Landscapes, Wildlife & Cape Flora Kingdom!
Discover SOUTH AFRICA!


September 17-30, 2016
ANTARCTICA & ARCTIC plus NORTH & SOUTH ATLANTIC
Antarctica ANTARCTICA ANNULAR ECLIPSE
astronomy trips  

February 23-March 9, 2017

ASIA Expeditions map

Tigers & the Taj Mahal!
INDIA WILDLIFE SAFARI
“The parks are very worthwhile and the tiger sightings were splendid! We had superb site guides and wonderful cultural performances!”
— past trip participants

January 17-31, 2015 - SOLD OUT

January 16-30, 2016

Landscapes and Flora. Botanic gardens, deep gorges, and the Valley of the flowers!
The Sikkim & Darjeeling HIMALAYAS

April 18–May 2, 2015 - SOLD OUT

May 8-22, 2016

China

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

 

June 9-23, 2015 with optional Yangtze River Extension to June 28

June 9-23, 2014 with optional Yangtze River Extension to June 28 - SOLD OUT

A Backroads Journey to Fascinating Cultures & Spectacular Landscapes with Leadership by Dr. Chris Carpenter!
Discover the Tibetan Highlands of Sichuan!
July 17-30, 2015
Northern IndiaLearn all about Northern India from our expert Expedition Leader Chris Carpenter, Ph.D.!
KASHMIR & LADAKH

August 19-September 1, 2015 - Second departure!
         With leadership by Asia specialist Cynthia Gould.

August 29-September 11, 2015 - 1-2  rooms available!

Nepal

Including Optional Flightseeing by Mt. Everest!
NEPAL:  HIMALAYAN WONDERLAND

With Free Everest Flightseeing!

November 9-23, 2015
Bali See the Total Solar Eclipse, March 9, 2016!
BALI & SULAWESI Indonesia Total Solar Eclipse
astronomy trips  
February 26–March 10, 2016
AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND plus the SOUTH PACIFIC
A Special Expedition for Members and Friends of AAAS and Sigma Xi
NEW ZEALAND Expedition

November 14-29, 2014 - SOLD OUT

November 13-28, 2015

Amelia Earhart

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

June 17–July 3, 2015 - Just 1 or 2 cabins available!

June 21-July 7, 2016

CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA plus the CARIBBEAN

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

December 5-12, 2015

 

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

In association with Pacific Horticulture Society

November 6-16, 2015 - SOLD OUT

November 20-30, 2015

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

GALÁPAGOS
Aboard National Geographic Endeavour

November 13-22, 2015 optional extension to Peru, November 6-13, 2015. Call 800-252-4910 for details.

February 5-14, 2016 optional extension to Peru, January 30-February 5, 2016. Call 800-252-4910 for details.

Lake Titicaca

Including Machu Picchu,Cuzco & other Inca sites!
LAKE TITICACA & PERU
Total Lunar Eclipse Expedition

September 22–October 3, 2015
EUROPE including RUSSIA & the ARCTIC
Athens • Delphi • Mykonos • Santorini • Knossos • Crete!
AEGEAN ODYSSEY 
With Dr. Ken Sheedy, a superb archaeological leader.
“Dr. Sheedy was excellent—far above our expectations.”
“The trip was superb all around.”
— 2013 participants
“Dr. Sheedy is the best!”
— 2014 participant
s

April 21-May 5, 2014 - SOLD OUT

April 27-May 11, 2015 - 1-2 rooms available!

Aboard the 26-Cabin Arethusa!
Voyage to the Lands of Gods & Heroes

A small Ship Cruise from Rome to Athens
July 6–17, 2015
Including the Trans-Siberian Express!
KAMCHATKA & Lake Baikal


July 24-August 8, 2015 - SOLD OUT

Explore the Land of Fire & Ice and See the Total Solar Eclipse, March 20, 2015!
ICELAND Eclipse & Aurora Borealis
astronomy trips  
March 15-23, 2015 - SOLD OUT
Discover the cave art & more with Mark Walters!
WILD & PREHISTORIC FRANCE
Including Lascaux II & Rouffignac

May 15-28, 2015 - Just 1 or 2 rooms are available!
Land of Fire and Ice & Nature’s Paradise!
WILD ICELAND

 



June 13-22, 2015 - SOLD OUT

June 14-23, 2015 Second Departure

June 13-22, 2016

 

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

September 29-October 10, 2015

Venice – Trieste – Po River - Ravenna with Mark Walters!
ROUND THE LAGOON
“Accommodations were excellent, the guides were good, meals superb — a well balanced, delightful trip!”
— past trip member

October 9-21, 2015 - 3-4 rooms available!
NORTH AMERICA
Alaska Borealis

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

astronomy trips  

March 26-April 1, 2015 - SOLD OUT

March 3-9, 2016

Departures include free air fare from Seattle!
EXPLORING ALASKA'S COASTAL WILDERNESS

June 6-13, 2015 (On National Geographic Sea Bird) with Optional PreTrip (Anchorage - Denali - Fairbanks) May 31-June 6, 2015 - SOLD OUT

June 4-11, 2016 (with free air from Seattle)

Wildflowers, Wildlife & Spectacular Landscapes!
ALASKA EXPEDITION
A Special Expedition for Friends and Members of New England Wild Flower Society
June 24–July 5, 2015
Harvests, History & Landscapes!
COLUMBIA & SNAKE RIVERS JOURNEY

Aboard National Geographic Sea Lion/Sea Bird

October 27-November 2, 2015. TAKE $500 OFF per person— book now!

VOYAGES - AFRICA 

 

 
 

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