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.

China the ancient Silk Road, Dunhuang
August 2016
China and Central Asia
Baobab trees: Adansonias
August 2016
Evolution and zoology of a Gondwanaland Island
Russian north
September 2016
Kremlins and countryside
Peninsular war
September 2016
Following Wellington through Spain and Portugal
Kazbegi
September 2016
Georgia and Armenia
Barge cruising
September 2016
A barge cruise on the Canal Latéral à la Loire
Bologna University (engraving c 1900 after Margarite Janes)
September 2016
Florence, Bologna and Padua in the age of humanism
Capability Brown
September 2016
Moving heaven and earth
WWI soldiers
September 2016
Poets and soldiers of the Great War
Debre Berhan church murals
September 2016
Aksum, Lalibela and the Meskel Festival
Kyoto Japan
October 2016
History, art and culture
Bhutan
October 2016
Exploring the land of the thunder dragon
Laos, Yunnan and Tibet
October 2016
A journey through Laos, Yunnan and Tibet
Angkor
October 2016
Cruise from Siem Reap to Saigon
Northern Lights
January 2017
The definitive Norwegian coastal voyage, with a cosmic twist
Tikal ruins and pyramids
February 2017
Guatemala, Honduras & Belize
St Petersburg in snow
March 2017
Legacy of the Tsars
Frog
March 2017
Central America’s Garden of Eden
White sand beach, Seychelles
March 2017
A natural history eco safari
Iran windtower
April 2017
A journey through Iran
Khiva, Uzbekistan
April 2017
The Golden Road from Samarkand
Lijiang, South China
April 2017
Walks in Guizhou and Yunnan
Model house by Gaudí at Park Guell
May 2017
A world of design and detail
Nyhaven district, Copenhagen
May 2017
Nordic Art collections
Budapest
June 2017
Photography tour
Grand Teton, homestead and buffalo
August 2017
The Astronomy and National Parks of the American West
Black and white ruffed lemur
August 2017
Evolution and zoology of a Gondwanaland island
Buddha head
August 2017
China and Central Asia
Greenland ice
August 2017
14-day expedition voyage to Spitsbergen, Greenland and Iceland
Bo-Kaap, Cape Town
September 2017
A cultural and political exploration
Kazbegi, Georgia
September 2017
Walks in the Caucus Mountains of Georgia
Dubrovnik, Croatia
September 2017
Exclusive yacht cruise from Dubrovnik to Split
Strasbourg
September 2017
A barge cruise along two historic canals
Tongpan, Gansu, Amdo
October 2017
Walks in the ancient kingdoms of Kham, Amdo and Ü-Tsang
Shwedagon pagoda, Yangon
October 2017
A cruise to Mandalay on the Irrawaddy River
Clifton Suspension Bridge
October 2017
Visionary engineering genius in London and Bristol
Monk at Angkor, Cambodia
October 2017
An exclusive cruise from Siem Reap to Saigon
Raphael stanzas, Rome
October 2017
Discover Rome’s hidden art treasures
Bengal tiger, India
November 2017
Following in Kipling’s footsteps
Khonoma Thekreni (hornbill festival)
November 2017
If you think that you know India, think again.
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