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

Treasures of Peru: with Machu Picchu and Lake TiticacaTreasures of Peru: with Machu Picchu and Lake Titicaca
August 10-20, 2015

Peru draws those eager to learn about the distant past and a fascinating present of colonial and indigenous influences. Explore some of the country’s highlights – Cuzco, Machu Picchi, and Lake Titicaca – marveling at the riches of an intriguing land somewhat off the beaten path. Begin your discovery of Peru’s treasures in the capital of Lima. Next, fly to Cuzco, the archeological hub of the Americas. Acclimate to the high altitude as you tour the beautiful Sacred Valley, the Indian market at Pisac, and the extensive ruins at Ollantaytambo.  Board the train for Machu Picchu—the stunning “Lost City of the Incas” and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Travel overland through Peru’s scenic and rugged altiplano with its snow-capped mountains and remote villages to Lake Titicaca, one of the world’s highest navigable lakes.  

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French Provincial CountrysideFrench Provincial Countryside
August 31-September 14, 2015

Experience the beauty, allure, and hospitality of provincial France at an easy pace and in unique style. Begin your 15-day tour in Toulouse discovering medieval Carcassonne and the market town of Albi, with its Toulouse-Lautrec Museum.  Stay in charming Sarlat to explore the remote Dordogne, including a visit to the famous caves at Lascaux II and a leisurely afternoon cruise on the Dordogne River. Take a guided walking tour in the cliffside village of Rocamadour, and tour the Loire Valley’s impressive Chateau de Chenonceaux. Travel to Crepon, visiting dramatic Mont St. Michel along the way. Visit the Tapestry Museum in Bayeux and Caen’s Memorial Museum devoted to “history for peace.” Tour Normandy’s D-Day Landing Beaches including Pointe du Hoc, Utah Beach, Ste-Mere-Eglise, and the American Cemetery overlooking Omaha Beach. Walk amid the gardens of artist Claude Monet in Giverny, and see the familiar lily pond and Japanesee footbridge of his paintings.  Conclude your journey in Paris seeing the highlights on a city tour and visiting either the Louvre Museum or the Musée d’Orsay. 

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