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January 25 to February 1, 2022

Yellowstone in Winter

GEOTHERMAL WONDERS AND WILDLIFE ENCOUNTERS

Travel by heated snowcoach to park roads that are normally closed in winter, explore the winter landscape by snowshoe, or sink into the natural hot springs of Mammoth—or all three.

February 22 to March 7, 2022

Nile

GLORIES OF ANCIENT AND MODERN EGYPT

Explore Egypt’s historical and cultural riches with exclusive tours of its temples, tombs, mystifying pyramids and great cities, including sites not open to the public. 

March 2 to 15, 2022

Patagonia Expedition

JOURNEY TO THE END OF THE EARTH

WIth faculty leader Stephan Graham, journey to South America's southernmost region and revel in the array of stunning landscapes--towering mountain ranges, massive glacier fields, sapphire and aquamarine lakes and rugged coastlines populated by elephant seals and Magellanic penguins.

March 11 to 18, 2022

Following King

ATLANTA TO MEMPHIS: A LIFE INSPIRED

Travel with Professor Clayborne Carson, selected by Coretta Scott King to edit her late husband’s papers and founder of Stanford’s King Research and Education Institute.

March 16 to 29, 2022

Emirates and Sultanates

INSIDE THE UAE, OMAN AND QATAR

With history professor Jim Sheehan, ’58, explore the city-states of the United Arab Emirates, the Sultanate of Oman and the State of Qatar—closed to Westerners for many years and awash in a striking mosaic of contrasts.

March 19 to April 1, 2022

Kingdom of Morocco

FROM THE SAHARA TO THE SEA

Discover the cultural, religious and geographical diversity of Morocco as we journey from Marrakech, where snake charmers and magicians still ply their ancient arts, to the seaside town of Essaouira, known for its fishermen’s blue boats, and then on to the colorful capital city of Rabat with its historic edifices.

March 29 to April 8, 2022

Ireland: Food, Culture and Politics

JOURNEY THROUGH THE EMERALD ISLE

Led by Professor Scott Pearson, delve into Ireland’s storied past, from prehistoric passage tombs to the Troubles that once plagued Belfast and Northern Ireland, and hear from local experts about the impacts of Brexit today. Along the way, enjoy some of the finest food and drink Ireland has to offer.

April 2 to 15, 2022

Israel: Past and Present

EXPLORING THE HOLY LAND

Travel to Israel with political science professor Kenneth Schultz and meet with Palestinians, Jewish settlers, local academics and journalists to hear various, often opposing, opinions about current events and the future of this hotly contested land.

April 2 to 30, 2022

Florence Sabbatical

A MONTH IN THE CRADLE OF THE RENAISSANCE

Ever dreamed about spending an entire month in Florence, heart and soul of the Renaissance? Now’s the time! Dive headlong into Florentine life, language and culture during this four-week stay in beautiful Firenze.

April 8 to 17, 2022

Cruising the Danube

ABOARD THE CRYSTAL RAVEL

Join Ambassador Steven Pifer for two nights in Berlin and seven nights aboard the elegant six-star riverboat Crystal Ravel as we make our way from the Bavarian town of Vilshofen along the Danube River to Budapest.

April 14 to 23, 2022

Peru

IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF THE INCA

Follow archaeologist and anthropology professor John Rick as you hike among some of Peru’s most enigmatic ruins and learn about the ancient civilizations that created them.

April 17 to 27, 2022

Insider's Portugal

FROM LISBON TO PORTO

Join associate professor Vincent Barletta, who specializes in Iberian and Latin American cultures, on a leisurely exploration of Portugal, combining unhurried and immersive stays in Lisbon and Porto with a countryside sojourn amid the cork oaks of the Alentejo.

April 19 to 28, 2022

Dutch Waterways

MASTERPIECES OF ART AND NATURE

Journey through the idyllic countryside that inspired a genre and a generation of Dutch and Flemish masters with art history professor Alexander Nemerov.

April 21 to May 1, 2022

Piemonte and the Italian Riviera

TREASURES OF NORTHWESTERN ITALY

Art history professor Emanuele Lugli enlightens us on the art and art history of Piemonte and Liguria’s Italian Riviera while our Stanford connections provide special behind-the-scenes experiences.

May 1 to 8, 2022

Prague

SOJOURN IN THE CITY OF 100 SPIRES

With history professor Bert Patenaude, explore Prague in depth, admiring eight centuries’ worth of magnificent architecture, appreciating the music and art of some of the city’s most prominent former residents and learning about the Czech capital’s role in 21st-century Europe.

May 2 to 10, 2022

St. Petersburg

RUSSIA'S IMPERIAL CAPITAL

Visit several of St. Petersburg’s most iconic edifices, such as the Peter and Paul Fortress, the Peterhof Palace and the ornate Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, while Professor Norman Naimark, '68, MA '68, PhD '72, provides insights on Russia’s history. 

May 2 to 12, 2022

Ireland Walk

A JAUNT THROUGH THE EMERALD ISLE

Explore the Emerald Isles with literary scholar Charlie Junkerman andtrail expert Peter Watson on a walk through undulating woodland, past colorful towns and along craggy coastlines.

May 7 to 16, 2022

Around Sicily

CROSSROADS OF CIVILIZATIONS

Travel with political scientist Abbas Milani aboard the delightful and intimate 28-passenger yacht Callisto, calling upon several of Sicily’s most inviting towns and cities, including Monreale, Palermo and Taormina, and ancient sites such as Agrigento and Segesta.

May 9 to 19, 2022

New Zealand

MAGNIFICIENT MOUNTAINS AND LUMINOUS LAKES

Flying aboard our private SAAB 340 for four legs of our trip lets us eliminate some long drives and maximize our time exploring South and North Islands’ natural treasures.

May 9 to 21, 2022

Tunisia

FROM CARTHAGE TO THE JASMINE REVOLUTION

On this in-depth exploration of Tunisia, visit a total of seven UNESCO World Heritage sites, covering the Phoenician, Roman and Islamic periods.

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