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Upcoming Travel Calendar

January 24 – February 7, 2025

Egyptian Pyramids surrounded by people riding camels

Accompanied by an expert Egyptian guide, this singular 15-day small group journey reveals antiquity’s treasures in Cairo, then on a Lake Nasser cruise and a classic Nile voyage from Aswan to Luxor, before returning to Cairo.  Discover fabled Petra, ancient Jerash, and Amman with an optional 5-day/4-night post-tour Jordan extension.

January 31 - February 8, 2025

A gate along the Panama Canal lined on either side with trees.

Immerse yourself in a natural world of wonder and travel through one of the greatest engineering marvels of our time as you journey from Costa Rica to Panama. On this luxury itinerary, cruise from Costa Rica, with its virgin rainforests and pristine beaches, to the UNESCO-designated historic district of Panama City and through the mighty locks of the Panama Canal, considered one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World. 

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February 13 - 24, 2025

Gazelle grazing on grass, surrounded by sparse trees and other foliage.

Journey to the majestic grasslands of Africa’s premier safari destination to observe one of Earth’s greatest spectacles — the annual Great Migration of vast herds of wildebeest followed by zebra, gazelle, and Cape buffalo. This incredible 10-night land program features immersive game drives in three of Tanzania’s most prestigious game parks — Serengeti National Park, Lake Manyara National Park, and Tarangire National Park — as well as the UNESCO-inscribed Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

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April 8 - 16, 2025

Brightly colored buildings with green awnings.

Behold the many beautiful sights —and the striking works of art they inspired—along the Dutch waterways. This journey aboard the deluxe river boat Viva Enjoy includes visits to four UNESCO World Heritage sites—among them the windmills of Kinderdijk and the canals of Amsterdam. Admire Vincent van Gogh’s art, renowned “Delft Blue” porcelain…and the flowers! In Keukenhof Gardens, marvel at the breathtaking color and fragrance of more than 1,000 floral varieties.

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May 23 - June 7, 2025

brightly colored buildings along a waterway containing two larger boats.

Experience the magic of eight European countries on this ever-enthralling journey, immersing yourself in everything from medieval villages to wine-soaked landscapes, and elegant estates to magnificent natural wonders. Stay in Sofia, Bulgaria, sail the Danube River where stories are etched around every bend, and finish your adventure in Prague, Czech Republic. Discover prestigious destinations, traditional foods, and centuries-old cities filled with timeless charms. Plus, you can personalize your journey with thoughtfully planned tours that showcase the region’s indelible wonders!

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May 31 - June 11, 2025

A mirror-like river with a bridge to cross and lined on one side with windowed buildings.

Embark on an exhilarating European adventure steeped in storied history, grand architecture, and breathtaking scenery on this fabulous, 12-day, 11-night itinerary featuring a deluxe river cruise and unforgettable mountainside getaway. Discover the timeless beauty of the Rhine as you wind past storybook towns, terraced vineyards, and forested hills crowned by castles. Marvel at the sweeping grandeur of the Alps on a panoramic train ride and cable car cruise that affords gorgeous views. 

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June 20 - June 28, 2025

Colorful buildings along a coastal peninsula.

Experience the best of the Italian Riviera on this remarkable seven-night cruise, round-trip Rome, aboard a deluxe small ship. Customize your Tuscany experience with included Traveler’s Choice options to visit either Florence or Lucca. Enjoy excursions to the cliffside villages of Cinque Terre, Corsica’s fortified town of Bonifacio, and the UNESCO-inscribed ruins of Pompeii. Savor the splendor of the Amalfi Coast and the Isle of Capri on an incomparable journey that concludes with a visit to the Sicily-Rome American Cemetery and Memorial — led by Guest Speaker Dwight David Eisenhower II. 

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June 25 - July 3, 2025

Vibrant northern lights appearing over a waterfall in Iceland.

Experience the otherworldly beauty of the Northern Lights on this unique, seven-night land journey specially timed for optimal viewing of the aurora borealis. See Iceland’s “Big Three” wonders, known as the Golden Circle — the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Thingvellir National Park; the two-tiered “Golden Waterfall” of Gullfoss; and Strokkur, an active geyser that erupts every few minutes. From cosmopolitan Reykjavík to the harbor town of Siglufjördur and beyond, immerse yourself in the rustic splendor of this “land of fire and ice” with guided evening excursions to chase the natural phenomenon that lights up the sky. 

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August 24 - September 1, 2025

A port filled with boats and surrounded on three sides by white stone buildings capped with terracotta colored shingles.

Discover the influence of Roman, Greek, Byzantine, Slavic, and Venetian civilizations on this seven-night, deluxe small-ship cruise from Dubrovnik, Croatia to Venice, Italy. Call at ancient walled cities, medieval villages, iconic archaeological sites, and stunning Dalmatian Coast landscapes — including smaller, seldom-visited ports. Visit such UNESCO World Heritage Sites as the 7th century walled city of Dubrovnik; old town Kotor; the 4th century Palace of Diocletian in Split; and the Škocjan Caves in Slovenia.

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August 25 – September 8, 2025

Mont Saint-Michel at night, overlooking mirror-like water.

Experience provincial France’s beauty, allure, and hospitality at an easy pace and in a unique style.  Anchored by vibrant Toulouse and enchanting Paris, this 15-day small group journey features diverse Languedoc, the remote Dordogne, the lovely Loire Valley, and historic Normandy.  Savor Paris independently with an optional 3-day/2-night post-tour extension.

September 16 - October 8, 2025

Ruins on a Grecian cliffside surrounded by green grass and other foliage.

Behold breathtaking views and watch mythical landscapes come to life as you sail Greece’s fabled Aegean Sea and Turquoise Coast of Turkey on this deluxe, seven-night cruise. Traverse the streets of ancient Delos — legendary birthplace of Artemis and Apollo — and discover the UNESCO‑designated ruins of Ephesus. Tour the Monastery of St. John in Patmos, explore historic Rhodes Town, and unlock the mysteries of Santorini. Conclude your tour on the rarely visited island of Milos, where the ancient Venus de Milo statue was discovered in 1820. 

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September 18 - 28, 2025

A bright bl;ue waterway containing fishing boats and surrounded by stone buildings.

Small in size but bursting with historic riches, the captivating islands of Malta and Sicily will reward you with unforgettable memories on this nine-night adventure featuring four nights in Sliema, Malta, and five nights in Taormina, Sicily. In Malta, take in Hagar Qim and Ggantija, fascinating Neolithic temples older than the Great Pyramids and Stonehenge. In Sicily, appreciate the glorious Greek ruins of Agrigento and Syracuse and some of the world’s most spectacular Roman mosaics. You’ll also delight in baroque gems tucked within Valletta, Malta’s intimate capital, and savor the breathtaking scenery of Taormina, Sicily’s chic resort town. Stroll along the narrow lanes of atmospheric Mdina and Rabat in Malta and picturesque Ortygia in Sicily on guided tours. Discover these beautiful islands shaped by a marvelous mosaic of cultures!

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October 25 – November 8, 2025

Buildings lining the Amalfi Coast while boats are piled on the beach.

Delight in a special 15-day exploration of Italy’s prized southern climes.  Based in Taormina, your small group experiences Sicily’s intriguing cultural heritage, including Agrigento’s remarkable “Valley of the Temples.”  After a Mt. Etna excursion, enjoy lunch at a family-run farm.  Tour Matera’s ancient cave dwellings and Alberobello’s medieval white-washed houses.  Discover Lecce, the “Florence of the South.”  Highlights of a four-night Sorrento stay include evocative Pompeii, a Neapolitan cooking lesson, an Isle of Capri excursion, and a breathtaking Amalfi Coast drive.  Explore Rome independently with an optional 4-day/3-night post-tour extension.

December 2 - 10, 2025

Snow-covered walkways and buildings lining a river at dusk.

Embrace the joyous Old-World holiday spirit in Germany and France on a seven-night, first-class Rhine River cruise! Explore enchanting, festive markets decked out for the holidays with twinkling lights and shop for handmade treasures. Stroll through charming medieval towns, enjoy a special musical performance in Heidelberg’s romantic old town, and taste delicious seasonal treats. Plus, customize your journey with a choice of excursions, such as wine tastings, culinary tours, or cultural experiences, in the ports of Breisach, Strasbourg, Rüdesheim, and  Düsseldorf.

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Aerial vantage point over the buildings and homes along the Danube River

Winter 2024 to Fall 2024

Lehigh offers unique travel opportunities to alumni, helping to maintain and strengthen their connection with each other and Lehigh University. Travelers can broaden their historical and cultural knowledge alongside their peers while making memories that will last a lifetime. Explore our sponsored trips to destinations in Africa, Europe, and South America.

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