Bucknell offers travel experiences worldwide to members of the Bucknell family: alumni, parents and friends. These tours provide a great way for travelers to learn about new cultures and stay connected with other Bucknellians. Check out our scheduled destinations and join us for an unforgettable travel experience.

Past Travel Opportunities

Upcoming Travel Opportunities


Aug. 31 - Sept. 8, 2015

Paris to Provence

Eiffel

Featuring two nights in Paris, a trip aboard the TGV high-speed train to the Rhône Valley, and a cruise through the Burgundy, Beaujolais and Provence wine regions.

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Sept. 12 - 20, 2015    ** LIMITED SPACE AVAILABLE **

Village Life Around the Italian Lakes

Italian Lakes

Experience northern Italy's fabled Lake District. Enjoy a private cruise on Lake Como and guided excursions to Bellagio, Villa del Balbianello, and more!

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Sept. 28 - Oct. 6 , 2015    ** LIMITED SPACE AVAILABLE **

Island Life in Ancient Greece and Turkey

Greece and Turkey

Join us for this exclusive nine-day odyssey from Athens, Greece, to Istanbul, Turkey. Visit the UNESCO World Heritage sites of Delos, Rhodes, Pátmos and Troy.

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Oct. 6 - 19, 2015    ** LIMITED SPACE AVAILABLE **

Cruising Patagonia's Chilean Fjords

Patagonia's Chilean Fjords

Join this unique expedition to Patagonia's breathtaking Chilean fjords, featuring Santiago, Puerto Natales, Torres del Paine National Park, Punta Arenas and Buenos Aires.

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Jan. 29 - Feb. 6, 2016

Panama Canal and Costa Rica

Panama Canal and Costa Rica

Explore Costa Rica's wonders and tour Panama City on a journey from the Costa Rican rainforest through a daylight passage of the Panama Canal. 

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Feb. 11 - 22, 2016

Wings Over Tanzania

Wings Over Tanzania

View abundant wildlife in Tanzania's finest game parks-Lake Manyara, Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater and Tarangire. Includes two privately chartered flights and daily game drives in Tanzania.

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Feb. 12 - 21, 2016

Amazon River Expedition

Amazon River Expedition

Visit Lima, Peru, local villages, the Manatee Rescue Center, and explore nature's most wondrous offerings, including transparent glass frogs and pink river dolphins.

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Tentative: Jan. 24 - 30, 2016

Wolves of Yellowstone

This wildlife expedition includes stops in Jackson, Lamar Valley and Bozeman. Visit Old Faithful and Mammoth Hot Springs.

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Feb. 28 - March 8, 2016

Wonders of the Galapagos Islands

Wonders of the Galapagos Islands

Accompanied by certified naturalists, cruise the Galápagos Islands, where the unique wildlife accepts human company up-close like nowhere else on Earth, and visit mainland Ecuador.

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April 9 - 17, 2016

Flavors of Spain

Visit Barcelona, Catalonia, Figueras, Peratallada, Calella de Palafrugell, Llafrac, Cantallops and Siurana d'Emporda. Features a vineyard tour, cooking class and a visit to the Dali Museum.

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April 10 - 18, 2016

Cuba

Cuba

Accompanied by knowledgeable hosts, immerse yourself in this experience that explores the history, culture, art, language and cuisine of Cuba. Visit Old Havana, Santa Clara, Matanzas and Pinar del Río.

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April 13 - 21, 2016

Waterways of Holland and Belgium

Waterways of Holland and Belgium

Visit Amsterdam, Bruges, Hoorn, Maastricht, Antwerp and Keukenhof Gardens. See Holland's breathtaking tulip fields in bloom, meet local residents and tour the Kröller-Müeller museum. 

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April 21 - 29, 2016

Ancient Spain to Classical Italy

Ancient Spain to Classical Italy

Cruise from Málaga to Rome along the shores of Spain and Italy, and to the islands of Sardinia and Sicily. Explore ancient Mediterranean empires, including six UNESCO World Heritage sites. 

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April 23 - May 1, 2016

Stepping Stones of Western Europe

Stepping Stones of Western Europe

Experience the history of France and Great Britain on this cruise from Bordeaux to London. Featuring five UNESCO World Heritage sites & a visit to the beaches of Normandy with guest speaker Dwight D. Eisenhower II.

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May 9 - 20, 2016

Portraits of the Past

Portraits of the Past

From multicolored towns cascading toward glittering seas to timeless cities awash with perfectly preserved monuments, experience the classic sights in Italy, France, Monaco and Spain.

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May 19 - 30, 2016

Provence to Normandy

Provence to Normandy

Visit Burgundy, Provence, Normandy, Provençal Arles, Pont du Gard and Giverny. Features a Beaujolais wine-tasting, panoramic tour of Paris, and TGV high-speed train from Mâcon to Paris.

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May 24 - June 1, 2016

In the Wake of the Vikings

In the Wake of the Vikings

Journey to Scotland's rarely visited Inner Hebridean, Orkney and Shetland Islands and Norway's majestic coastal fjords. Cruise from Glasgow, Scotland, to Copenhagen, Denmark.

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June 4 -13, 2016

Southern Culture and Civil War

Southern Culture and Civil War

Visit historic sites from Memphis to New Orleans. Featuring Shiloh National Military Park, Greenville, Vicksburg, Natchez, St. Francisville, Baton Rouge and Plantation Road on a unique Mississippi River cruise.

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June 25 - July 5, 2016

The Great Journey through Europe

The Great Journey through Europe

This "Grand Tour" of Europe combines river, rail, lake and mountains and features Switzerland, France, Germany and The Netherlands.

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July 15 - 25, 2016

Majestic Alaskan Beauty

Majestic Alaskan Beauty

From Seattle, journey north to the picturesque Alaskan ports of Ketchikan, Wrangell, Juneau, Haines and Sitka, marvel at the magnificent Hubbard Glacier, and explore lovely Victoria, B.C.

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Aug. 26 - Sept. 3, 2016

The Rhine

Cruise The Rhine from the Netherlands to Switzerland. Stops include Cologne, Koblenz, Heidelberg, Strasbourg and Basel. Featuring visits to the Gutenberg Museum, Rijksmuseum and the Alsace countryside.

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Aug. 30 - Sept. 8, 2016

Glacier, Waterton, and Banff National Parks

Includes visits to Lake McDonald, Cameron Falls, a gondola ride up Sulphur Mountain and accommodations in historic lodges in Glacier and Banff National Parks.

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Sept. 8 - 16, 2016

Italian Lakes

Italian Lakes

Explore the treasures of Bellagio, Villa del Balbianello and Stresa; cruise across Lake Maggiore to the Borromean Islands; and walk through storied Verona. Visit Venice, Cernobbio, Lake Como.

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Sept. 9 - 18, 2016

Vienna & Bavaria for Beer, Brats & Oktoberfest

Celebrate Oktoberfest with brewery tours and tastings in Vienna, Passau, Wolnzach. Includes Dürnstein, Melk, Grein, Linz and Munich.

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Sept. 21 - 29, 2016

Ancient Empires

Ancient Empires

Cruise to Malta, Sicily, Capri and southern Italy, and visit Malta's Megalithic temples, Pompeii, Aeolian Islands and Amalfi Coast and Agrigento's majestic Valley of Temples.

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Sept. 21 - Oct. 2, 2016

Jewels of the Aegean & Holy Lands

Jewels of the Aegean & Holy Lands

Immerse yourself in the ancient cultures and beautiful jewels of the Aegean and holy lands, stopping at Patmos, Haifa/Jerusalem, Limassol, Rhodes, Crete, Kusadasi and Istanbul.

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Oct. 2 - 11, 2016

Symphony on the Blue Danube

Symphony on the Blue Danube

Visit five countries and up to five UNESCO World Heritage sites on this music-themed journey featuring three nights Prague and a five-night cruise on the legendary Blue Danube. 

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Oct. 5 - 14, 2016

Southwest National Parks

Features Dead Horse Point State Park and Grand Canyon, Arches, Canyonlands, Bryce Canyon and Zion National Parks. Visit Lake Powell, Monument Valley and Moab.

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Oct. 8 - 16, 2016

Captivating Mediterranean

Captivating Mediterranean

Captivating ports-of-call on the shores of Greece, Italy, Monaco, France and Spain will provide a mosaic of unforgettable experiences. 

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Oct. 9 - 22, 2016

Ancient Kingdoms of China and Tibet

Ancient Kingdoms of China and Tibet

Cruise along the fabled Yangtze River and visit the Three Gorges Dam, Beijing's Forbidden City, the Great Wall, Xi'an's Terra Cotta Warriors and Lhasa's magnificent Potala Palace.

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Oct. 25 - Nov. 2, 2016

Trade Routes of Coastal Iberia

Trade Routes of Coastal Iberia

Features Spain's Guadalquivir River, Granada, Valencia, the Strait of Gibraltar, the Balearic Island Palma de Mallorca and Portugal's Algarve region.

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