ACA Amalfi Coast
September 9 – 17
Delight in the scenic grandeur of
the Amalfi Coast — with its varied
architecture and amazing vertical
landscape — during your stay at
the seaside resort of Vietri sul
Mare. Visit Ravello, Amalfi,
Positano, Sorrento, Pompeii and
the isle of Capri. Starting from
$2,595 (plus air).
The Oxford Experience
September 6 – 19
Immerse yourself in the centuries-old tradition of learning and
community in the historic setting
of towers, spires and gargoyles.
Study a topic in small classes led
by Oxford faculty. Starting from
approx. $4,500 (plus air).
Treasures of Tanzania
September 22 – October 2
Giraffes and elephants lumbering
across the open savanna, a stand
of pink flamingos wading in a
sun-drenched lake and a pride of
sleepy lions yawning under an
acacia tree — discover nature’s
grandeur on this classic East
African safari. Starting from
$4,695 (plus air).
Island Life in Ancient
September 27 – October 5
Join this distinctive voyage across
the Aegean Sea, through the
Greek Isles and on to Turkey’s
historic coast. Discover a region
acclaimed for its fascinating
history, stunning natural beauty
and deep-rooted cultures. While
aboard the exclusively chartered
M.S. Le Diamant, explore Greece’s
most fabled islands and sail in the
wake of Achilles, Odysseus and
Agamemnon to legendary Troy.
UNC lecturer: Sara Mack.
Starting from $3,235 (plus air).
ACA Chianti in a
October 4 – 12
Enjoy this unique region of
Tuscany with its luxuriously temperate climate, wealth of artistic
treasures and undulating hills
blanketed with verdant vineyards
and silvery olive groves. Savor the
legacy of a 3,000-year history of
great food and extraordinary wine.
Starting from $2,395 (plus air).
In the Wake of Lewis
& Clark — A Voyage
Along the Columbia &
October 6 – 12
Embark the National Geographic
Sea Bird and relive a chapter of
U.S. history and discover a land-
scape that looks much as it did
two centuries ago. You’ll climb
a mountain by voyaging up a
river —and watch the Columbia
change character from habitation
to the sculptural wilds of steppe
and butte. Enjoy morning Zodiac
cruises and kayaking adventures
with expert historians and natu-
ralists. UNC lecturer: Joe Flora.
Starting from $3,650 (plus air).
October 10 – 27
Explore the cultural and historical
treasures of China and Tibet.
Begin in the 800-year-old capital
Beijing, and explore the Forbidden
City, Tiananmen Square and the
Great Wall. Travel to Xian, Lhasa,
Tibet, Chengdu and Guilin.
Explore Suzhou, a typical water
town in the south where you’ll
tour the Grand Canal and explore
the famous gardens. Your tour
ends in the vibrant city of
Shanghai. UNC lecturer: Tom
Martineau. Starting from $5,380
(airfare from New York included).
Treasures of Jordan
October 23 – November 3
The land of Jordan offers visitors
a dazzling diversity of sights, full
of Biblical, archaeological and
historical treasures. Enjoy this
12-day journey, which includes
Amman, Petra, resorts on both
the Red Sea and the Dead Sea,
Jerash and Wadi Rum with a
small group of no more than 24
alumni and friends. Starting from
$2,995 (plus air).
November 14 – 23
See this enduring, evolving
country on a comprehensive tour
and discover the myriad and
magnificent wonders of Israel.
Explore Jerusalem, the Dead Sea,
Nazareth, the Sea of Galilee,
Haifa and Tel Aviv. Starting from
$2,395 (plus air).
December 10 – 22
Arrive in Buenos Aires before
flying to Patagonia to embark
the 57-suite Corinthian II for a
magnificent cruise through the
Drake Passage in the Antarctic
Peninsula and back to Ushuaia.
On-board naturalists enhance
your journey as you watch for
penguins, whales, seabirds and
elephant seal colonies. Starting
from $7,995 (plus air).
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