Travel

Travel

Fascinating destinations, congenial companions and expert insights.

These are the key elements of the Cambridge alumni travel programme. The widely varied tours reach all corners of the globe, and are accompanied by trip lecturers who offer an expert insight into the destinations visited. Read travel programme reviews from alumni who have enjoyed previous trips.

Borneo proboscis monkeys
June 2015
White Rajahs, Orangutans and the Birdwing Butterfly
Valetta Harbour, Malta
July 2015
Megaliths, Romans and crusaders
Choir, Hereford
July 2015
Celebrate the 300th Anniversary of one of the world’s oldest choral festivals
Silk Road Dunhuang, China
August 2015
Central Asia and China
Lamayuru Monastary, Ladakh
August 2015
Stunning landscapes and ancient cultures
Lake Sevan, Armenia
September 2015
Georgia and Armenia
Peru - Incas - Machu Picchu
September 2015
Machu Picchu and the Nazca Lines
Leopard at Okonjima - Namibia
September 2015
Dunes, deserts, wildlife and rock art
Assos, Turkey
September 2015
Dardanelles, Gallipoli, Troy and Istanbul
Korcula Town, Croatia
September 2015
Cruise from Split to Dubrovnik
Bengal Murshi Palace from boat
September 2015
Calcutta and a week’s cruise along the Hooghly
Piedmont
October 2015
Some of the finest food and wine in Italy
Peles Castle, Romania
October 2015
Wooden villages, painted churches and Saxon citadels
Taksang Monastery, Bhutan
October 2015
Nepal, Sikkim and Bhutan
Luang Prabang, Laos
October 2015
A journey through Laos, Yunnan and Tibet
Gate Guardians
October 2015
Exclusive cruise from Siem Reap to Saigon
Pagan, Burma
October 2015
The art and culture of the Golden Land
Bagan, Burma
February 2016
The art and culture of the Golden Land
St Petersburg, Russia
March 2016
Legacy of the tsars
Gemini Observatory by night
March 2016
Giant telescopes, cosmology, galaxies and black holes
Theater an der Wien (late C19th wood engraving)
April 2016
Mozart, Strauss, Verdi
Guizhou, Yunnan
April 2016
Into the kingdom of the clouds
Nepal Annapurna Base Camp
May 2016
Journey to Annapurna Base Camp
Rovinj, Croatia
May 2016
The borders, the patriarchate and the karst
kaylan square bukhara central asia
May 2016
The Golden Road from Samarkand
Ruins, Albania
May 2016
The Story of Illyria
Grand Canyon
May 2016
Palaeontology, geology and wildlife of the Wild West
Polonnaruwa
June 2016
Sri Lanka's ancient cities, colonial history and wonderful wildlife
Halki harbour
June 2016
Cruising the Greek isles by classic yacht
Tallinn (early C20th etching)
July 2016
Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania
Chamelon on hand
August 2016
Evolution and zoology of a Gondwanaland Island
Colossus
September 2016
Enigma, Colossus, and the SOE
Balloons over Cappadocia
September 2016
Anatolian civilisations from Neolithic Çatalhöyük to Ottoman Istanbul
Barge cruising
September 2016
A barge cruise on the Canal Latéral à la Loire
Piazza Santa Croce, Florence (watercolour by Frank Fox, 1913)
September 2016
Florence, Bologna and Padua in the age of humanism
Istanbul
September 2016
Byways of Bosphorus
World War I memorial
September 2016
Poets and soldiers of the Great War
Early bible in Amharic
September 2016
Aksum, Lalibela and the Meskel Festival
Angkor
October 2016
Cruise from Siem Reap to Saigon
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