Duke Alumni Travel

Duke is EverywhereExplore 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.

Duke Alumni is your ticket to exploring the world. And did you know that #DukeIsEverywhere? Traveling alumni are taking our Blue Devil to every continent on over 50 programs annually. Enjoy the Blue Devil's travels to the globe's most beautiful natural and cultural sites on our Tumblr page. Join us and take your Blue Devil to your dream destination!

Upcoming Featured Programs

Egypt and the Eternal NileEgypt & the Eternal Nile
February 1-15, 2016

Your 15-day journey into Egypt begins in Cairo and environs with the Egyptian Museum and the open-air museum at Memphis, where you will encounter the enigmatic Sphinx, then continue on to Sakkara and the Pyramids of Giza. Relax during a deluxe 3-night cruise on Lake Nasser, where we visit the sphinxes at Wadi el-Seboua’s “Valley of the Lions.” Explore the temples at Abu Simbel and Aswan’s temples at Kalabsha. A 4-night Nile cruise takes you from Aswan to Luxor. Enjoy a belly dancing performance accompanying dinner.  Fly to Cairo where visits include the 5th-century St. Sergius Church and Ben Erza Synagogue. Discover Petra, the fabled “rose-red city, half as old as time,” plus ancient Jerash and the capital of Amman, with an optional 5-day/4-night post tour extension to Jordan.

Highlights include: Cairo’s intriguing ancient sites, including the Great Pyramids, Sphinx, Memphis, and Sakkara; Renowned Egyptian Museum; deluxe Lake Nasser cruise through ancient Nubian homeland; Aswan’s Temples at Kalabsha; Deluxe Nile River cruise; Aswan dam tour; ancient temple complexes at Karnak and Luxor, including Valley of the Kinds and Valley of the Queens.

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Art of Living in BaliArt of Living in Bali
February 18 - March 13, 2016

Bali is a virtual paradise on Earth. It is a haven for the arts and its myriad forms: Dancing, basket-weaving, woodworking, and batik. During this three-week experience, you will have time to explore the region, learn about the culture and cuisine, relax your mind and re-energize your spirit, all while based in the heart of Ubud, the cultural center of Bali. In addition to the core program, you will have the option to customize your experience by adding on Enrichment tracks in Spirituality and Wellness, Cuisine, and Art & Architecture.

Highlights Include: Mingle with local residents at the market, a school and private home visit; Explore temple complexes, including Goag Gajah, Pura Taman Ayun, and Pura Besakih; shop for ingredients and prepare regional specialties in your Balinese Cooking experience; Optional Enrichment Tracks

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