Alumni Trips

Romance of the Mekong

Romance of the Mekong

Romance of the Mekong

Romance of the Mekong

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University of Minnesota Alumni Trips

Relax and immerse yourself in the special camaraderie that happens when U of M alumni and friends explore fascinating destinations and learn about unique cultures together. Experience the rewards of a vacation where all the details are expertly taken care of for you.

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2018

Sep 19
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September 19, 2018 - September 28, 2018
Imperial Splendor of Russia
Explore Russia’s grandeur on an eight-night, small-group experience that reveals Moscow’s imperial riches, St. Basil’s Cathedral, Metro stations and other treasures. Travel by high-speed train to St. Petersburg to visit the State Hermitage Museum, Peterhof Palace, Mariinsky Theater and more. Enjoy first-class hotels, enriching lectures, extensive meals and wine with dinner.

Sep 26
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September 26, 2018 - October 10, 2018
Grand Danube Passage
Discover eight European countries, antiquated capitals, charming villages and the storied Danube River. During this 13-night journey, admire archaic facades, castles and cathedrals; laud epic panoramas; and enjoy engaging culture experiences. Celebrate each region’s heritage and flavors, and Personalize Your Cruise with a choice of excursions in select ports. For solo travelers, there is no single supplement.

Sep 28
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September 28, 2018 - October 6, 2018
Flavors of Sicily
No other part of Europe embraces you as warmly and feeds you as well as Sicily. We invite you to explore the many layers of the island’s history, its delectable cuisine and vintages, and its engaging culture.

Oct 12
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October 12, 2018 - October 18, 2018
An Art Lover's Paris
Focusing on the traveling exhibition "Covered in Time and History: The Films of Ana Mendieta", organized by the Katherine E. Nash Gallery, Department of Art.

Oct 14
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October 14, 2018 - October 19, 2018
Great Trains & Grand Canyons
Experience the majestic beauty of Sedona, AZ, and upscale resort and artist community set amid the red-hued rocks of Oak Creek Canyon. Create unforgettable memories at one of the world’s most recognizable natural wonders, the Grand Canyon. This awe-inspiring national park welcomes 5 million visitors a year. Learn about the history of this area at Montezuma’s Castle National Monument, the old mining town of Jerome, a guided trolley tour of Sedona, and two panoramic train rides. Experience this unique piece of America by bus, train and trolley!

Oct 16
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October 16, 2018 - October 31, 2018
Romance of the Mekong
Explore lively Saigon, formally known as Ho Chi Minh City, then cruise the Mekong River to visit rural villages and learn about the local heritage and life on the river. Discover fascinating Phnom Penh and settle in Siem Reap to discover the magnificent Angkor Wat complex of remarkable palaces and temples.

Nov 10
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November 10, 2018 - December 1, 2018
Exploring Australia & New Zealand
From Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, to the storied Outback, to sophisticated Sydney, to New Zealand’s breathtaking Milford Sound, to high-spirited Queenstown and nautical Auckland, this 22-day journey captures the best of these Lands Down Under.

Nov 25
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November 25, 2018 - December 3, 2018
Cuba Art, Culture, & People
Discover Cuba’s highlights, architecture, music and culture for eight nights during stays in Miami, Havana and Cienfuegos. Meet local artists and dancers and learn from local experts during fascinating presentations. Along the way, visit historic sites, museums, schools and community projects, and enjoy a cigar factory tour. This small-group experience includes round-trip flights between Miami and Cuba and all excursions.

Dec 03
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December 3, 2018 - December 17, 2018
Egypt & The Eternal Nile
Guided by an expert Egyptologist, this small group journey delves into ancient Egypt and its treasures. Your 15-day immersion begins in Cairo with the Egyptian Museum, Pyramids of Giza, Sakkara, and the open-air museum at Memphis.

Dec 30
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December 30, 2018 - January 4, 2019
Rose Parade New Year's
Rose Parade New Year's

2019

Jan 05
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January 5, 2019 - January 18, 2019
Expedition To Antarctica
Join us for this spectacular 14-day journey featuring a nine-night, exclusively chartered cruise to Antarctica, Earth’s last frontier, aboard the intimate LE BORÉAL. Experience “The White Continent” in its unspoiled state, accompanied by the ship’s expert team of naturalists. Spend two nights in vibrant Buenos Aires. Iguazú Falls Post-Program Option offered.

Jan 06
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January 6, 2019 - January 22, 2019
Journey Through Vietnam
Discover Vietnam’s breathtaking natural beauty, abiding tradition, and profoundly hospitable people on this comprehensive 17-day small group journey.

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