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

Sept. 18 - 26, 2017

Greece & Turkey

Greece & Turkey

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

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Sept. 30 - Oct. 9, 2017

Southwest National Parks

Southwest National Parks

Immerse yourself in the majestic beauty of the American Southwest, discovering the geological wonders of our national parks including visits to Grand Canyon, Zion and Bryce Canyon.

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Oct. 2 - 10, 2017

Rivieria and Islands


Visit the sun-drenched French and Italian rivieras and islands and up to five UNESCO World Heritage sites, with excursions featuring Corsica, Sardinia, Florence or Pisa, Italy's Cinque Terre, Monte Carlo, Marseilles and Nice.

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Jan 7 - 16, 2018

Cuba By Land and Sea


Accompanied by experienced hosts, immerse in Cuba’s history, culture, art, language, cuisine and daily life. See Old Havana, Cienfuegos, Trinidad and the Viñales Valley.

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Feb. 13 - 23, 2018

Tahiti and French Polynesia

Polynesian Paradise

Join us for exclusive excursion on the islands of Tahiti, Moorea, Bora Bora, Taha’a, Raiatea and Huahine—and two nights in Papeete, Tahiti.

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Feb. 14 - 20, 2018

Wolves of Yellowstone

This winter, head to Yellowstone National Park for a very special wildlife expedition. Amidst crisp air, bare trees, frosted earth, and brilliant thermal features of Yellowstone National Park, the wildlife viewing in winter is better than any other time of year.

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Feb. 25 - March 7, 2018

Sparkling South Pacific

You’ll find sparkling turquoise lagoons, black sand beaches, flora and fauna not found anywhere else on Earth, and much more as you take in the breathtaking beauty and relaxing island culture of this fascinating region.

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April 6 - 22, 2018

Gateway to Sunshine

The sunny scenery of Central America awaits you. Come see the astounding volcanoes, awe-inspiring rainforests, exotic wildlife, and more as you take in the diverse cultures of Central America.

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April 25 - May 3, 2018

Dutch Waterways

Holland and Belgium

Celebrate the beauty of Holland and old-world Flaners when the picturesque Dutch tulip fields are in bloom. Tour the Kröller-Müller Museum. Visit Amsterdam, Bruges, Hoorn, Maastricht, Antwerp and Keukenhof Gardens.

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May 10 - 18, 2018

Scottish Isles and Norwegian Fjords


Join us for a unique, comprehensive journey to Scotland's rarely visited Orkney and Shetland Islands and Norway's majestic coastal fjords. Enjoy two of the world's most scenic rail journeys.

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June 11 - 19, 2018

Cruising the Baltic Sea

Cruising the Baltic Sea

Experience the cultural rebirth of the Baltic states. Visit Gda´nsk, Tallinn, St. Petersburg, Helsinki and Visby.

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June 13 - 23, 2018

The Great Journey Through Europe

This extraordinary “Grand Tour” of Europe combines river, rail, lake and mountain travel and features Switzerland, France, Germany and The Netherlands. Ride aboard three legendary railways—the Matterhorn’s Gornergrat Bahn, the famous Glacier Express and Lucerne’s Pilatus Railway.

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July 5 - 12, 2015

Alaska's Glaciers and the Inside Passage

Cruise through the Inside Passage from Juneau to Vancouver. During naturalist-led Zodiac excursions and from the comfort of your own spacious, ocean-view Suite, enjoy superior views of Alaska's spectacular scenery and abundant wildlife.

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July 10 - 19, 2018

Icelandic Adventures


Set out to discover Iceland’s adventurous landscapes and rich cultural heritage. From ethereal lava fields to thundering waterfalls to coastal villages, this tour reveals the island’s dramatic contrasts.

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July 13 - 21 , 2018

Town & Country Life: Cambridge, Oxford, Cotswolds

Discover the true character of England's town and country life featuring the university towns of Oxford and Cambridge and the charming Cotswolds. Call on Blenheim Palace, visit Downton Abbey; and converse with locals.

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July 16 - 24, 2018

Breathtaking Bordeaux

On this luxury cruise around the Bordeaux region, you’ll have the opportunity to not only taste some of the world’s greatest wines, but also explore the underground catacombs in Saint-Émilion, tour the Château de Roquetaillade in Cadillac, and much more.

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July 25 - Aug. 2, 2018

Iceland: Land of Fire and Ice

Discover Iceland! See ancient Viking ruins and glittering glaciers atop simmering volcanoes. Cross the Arctic Circle and cruise along Surtsey.

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Aug. 17 - 24, 2018

Southeast Alaska

Discover the endless beauty, abundant wildlife and native cultures of Southeast Alaska. With skilled naturalists by your side, you’ll encounter magnificent peaks and fjords, and ice-blue glaciers of unfathomable proportions—while learning about the traditions of Alaska’s indigenous cultures.

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Sept. 3 - 9, 2018

Northern Railway

Discover the majestic beauty of Canada on a nostalgic rail journey that brings back the golden age of train travel. Join this journey from Toronto across the expanse of five provinces, through the Canadian Rockies and into the Pacific Northwest.

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Sept. 5 - 14, 2018

Symphony on the Blue Danube

Visit five countries and five UNESCO World Heritage sites on this custom-designed journey featuring three nights in Prague and a five-night cruise on the Blue Danube. Enjoy private classical music performances and a comprehensive schedule of guided excursions.

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Sept. 15 - 23, 2018

Flavors of Northern Italy

Northern Italy

Experience Italy! Tour centuries-old wineries, taste rare hand-made cheeses, visit Verona's Roman Arena and other ancient sites, and discover Italy's cultural connection to farm and table along the way.

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Sept. 13 - 23, 2018

Autumn Inspiration

Experience the explosive colors of autumn as you sail up North America’s immense and beautiful Atlantic coast. Delve into America’s revolutionary history in Boston and Newport, admire the natural grandeur of the Gulf of Lawrence and Sept-Îles, and discover old-world European charm in Québec and Montréal.

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Sept. 26 - Oct. 4, 2018

Rivieras and Islands — France, Italy and Spain

Visit the sun-drenched French and Italian Rivieras and islands and up to five UNESCO World Heritage sites, with excursions featuring Corsica, Florence or Pisa, Italy's Cinque Terre, Monte Carlo, Marseille and St. Tropez.

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Oct. 13 - 24, 2018

Glorious Greece

Classic mythology, glistening oceans, and ancient cities await you on this luxurious tour of Greece. Lounge on fabulous black sand beaches, see the birthplace of the Olympic Games, and bounce between Greek isles in this illuminating voyage through ancient history.

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Oct. 14 - 25, 2018

Patagoinia's Glaciers and the Chilean Fjords

Patagonia's Chilean Fjords

From the Tierra del Fuego to Glacier Alley, experience the diversity of Patagonia on this unique land and sea journey.

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Oct. 31 - Nov. 7, 2018


Journey to one of the most biologically unique places on earth. In a place where human presence is relatively minimal, take the opportunity to observe and photograph remarkable species up close, either sitting in midst of a colonly of tropical penguins or snorkeling with playful sea lions.

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Nov. 3 - 14, 2018    *CANCELED*

Pearls of Southeast Asia

This cruise showcases the captivating treasures of Vietnam, including Hanoi, Ha Long Bay, Hue, Hoi An and Vietnam.


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