Duke Alumni Travel

Why Travel with the DAA?

Explore the world
with Duke faculty, alumni and friends

Duke Alumni Association is your ticket to the world's cultures, sights, and sounds. We handle the arrangements and work with high quality providers so that you can relax, immerse, and explore your dream destinations.

Search our programs, which span the continents. From the physically strenuous to the luxurious, we offer special trips providing unequaled access, educational value, and Duke experts to enrich your experience.

Where do you want to go next? Join Us.

Upcoming Featured Programs

India & NepalIndia & Nepal
October 26-November 10, 2014

Join a very special journey across northern India and Nepal, India's neighbor to the north, to explore one of Asia's most dynamic regions. Discover ancient temples in Delhi, Agra and Kathmandu, learn about Gandhi and Buddha, and journey across exotic countryside to see the breathtaking Himalaya Mountains. Enjoy cultural performances, meet a local family for dinner in their home, and enjoy a wildlife safari at Ranthambore National Park as part of this small-group adventure.

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Costa Rica FamilyCosta Rica Family Multi-sport Adventure
December 26, 2014-January 2, 2015

Celebrate and welcome the New Year in Costa Rica with your family! Your family vacation begins in Tortuguero National Park. Located in tropical lowland forest with a system of rivers and man-made canals, this remote area is only accessible by boat! Visit the Sea Turtle Conservancy, an important nesting site for the highly endangered Green Sea Turtle with the option to adopt one. Search for caiman, toucans, iguanas, sloths, howler monkeys, and poisonous dart frogs as you travel by expedition boat and kayak throughout the Park. Children who exchanged letters with a local student have the opportunity to meet their pen pal. Return to San Jose to zoom from platform to platform over treetops on a thrilling zip line tour. Continue to Monteverde, known world-wide for its unique cloud forest and home to over 100 mammal species, 400 species of birds, tens of thousands of insect species, and over 2,500 varieties of plants, 420 of which are orchids alone. Learn about the development of coffee from crop-to-cup, search for bats, owls and night birds of prey on a post sunset hike, and partake in a half-day community service project with your family.

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