Alumni Trips

Sparkling South Pacific

Sparkling South Pacific

Sparkling South Pacific

Sparkling South Pacific

Trip Details
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.

All Trips > $5000

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2018

Jul 21
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July 21, 2018 - July 31, 2018
Exploring Iceland
Discover Iceland’s remarkable natural history and rich cultural heritage on this 11-day small group tour that traverses an astonishing land. Begin your journey in Borgarnes’ scenic environs, touring the beautiful Snaefellsnes Peninsula with its lava field, fishing villages, bizarre rock formations, and nesting cliff birds.

Jul 27
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July 27, 2018 - August 5, 2018
The Majestic Great Lakes
Unwind in idyllic Mackinac Island; traverse the legendary Soo Locks in Sault Ste. Marie; explore native traditions in Manitoulin Island; browse Cleveland’s famous and expansive West Side Market; dive—or drive—into automotive history in Detroit; and see Niagara Falls up close and personal from the thrilling perspective of a Hornblower vessel.

Jul 29
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July 29, 2018 - August 19, 2018
Vikings & Royals
Trace the path of the Vikings on this luxury cruise across the Northern Atlantic. Starting and ending in London, you’ll explore the otherworldly beauty and extraordinary culture of Iceland and Greenland, as well as the opportunity to delve into the United Kingdom and Ireland’s own Viking heritage.

Sep 02
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September 2, 2018 - September 17, 2018
Southern Africa
Discover the remarkable beauty and vibrant culture of South Africa and Zimbabwe as you explore modern cities, track wildlife on safari and explore the natural wonder of Victoria Falls on the Zambezi River. Talks by local experts, excursions with expert guides and safari game drives combine to make this the travel experience of a lifetime.

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.

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.

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 14
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January 14, 2019 - January 30, 2019
Outback Explorer
Explore Australia and New Zealand as Oceania Cruises’ elegant Regatta takes you on an impressive fourteen-night voyage.

Jan 28
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January 28, 2019 - February 10, 2019
Southeast Asia, featuring the Eastern & Oriental Express
In modern cities and centuries-old ruins, discover the diversity of Southeast Asia during a 10-night journey to Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia and Cambodia.

Feb 12
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February 12, 2019 - February 27, 2019
Machu Picchu to the Galapagos
Your singular 16-day South American adventure – with a small group limited to only 20 guests – begins with touring of Lima.

Feb 27
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February 27, 2019 - March 14, 2019
New Zealand, Land of the Long White Cloud
From Maori culture to European influences and city life to fiords, experience the diverse cultural heritage and stunning beauty of New Zealand on a 13-night adventure.

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