Tours and Travel

2017-2018 Tours

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Circumnavigation of Iceland
Circumnavigation of Iceland
July 25-August 2, 2018 | $5,995 

per person
See ancient Viking ruins and glittering glaciers atop simmering volcanoes on a seven-night circumnavigation of this Nordic island nation. Cruise aboard the small ship M.V. Star Pride, featuring only 106 five-star suites.
Tuscany in a Tuscan Villa
Tuscany in a Tuscan Villa
September 12-20, 2017 | $2,895 per person
Bursting with charming villages, ancient olive groves, bountiful vineyards and remarkable natural beauty, Tuscany’s sun-warmed hills have attracted travelers for centuries.
Capitals & Coastlines of Canada & New England
Capitals & Coastlines of Canada & New England
September 20-30, 2017 | $4,299 per person
From regal mansions perched on craggy coasts to historic lighthouses set against the season’s rich medley of foliage, experience beautiful sights in Canada and New England on this luxury cruise aboard Oceania Cruises’ Insignia.
Languedoc–The Real South of France
Languedoc–The Real South of France
September 23-October 1, 2017 | $3,595 plus per person
Experience the “Real South of France” during this nine-day itinerary amid unspoiled landscapes, traditional French villages and lofty Cathar fortresses of the historic Languedoc-Roussillon Midi-Pyrénées region.
Portrait of Ireland
Portrait of Ireland
October 2-13, 2017 | $4,195 per person
Journey across the captivating emerald Isle through Dublin, Belfast, Donegal and County Galway.
Trade Routes of Coastal Iberia
Trade Routes of Coastal Iberia
October 9-17, 2017 | $4,295 per person
This unique and exclusive nine-day itinerary and small ship voyage showcases the coastal jewels of the Iberian Peninsula between Barcelona, Spain, and Lisbon, Portugal.
Pearls of Southeast Asia: Hong Kong to Saigon
Pearls of Southeast Asia: Hong Kong to Saigon
October 18-28, 2017 | $7,195 per person
This exclusive nine-night cruise from Hong Kong to vibrant Saigon aboard the Five-Star, small ship M.S. L'Austral showcases the fascinating treasures of Vietnam and four UNESCO World Heritage sites.

Adriatic Rhapsody
Adriatic Rhapsody
October 27-November 7, 2017 | $2,999 per person
From graceful canals to captivating ruins and medieval towns, discover awe-inspiring sights on this Adriatic odyssey aboard Oceania Cruises’ Marina.
South African Explorer
South African Explorer
December 5-21, 2017 | $4,999 per person
Explore the dazzling golden beaches and multifaceted cultures of southern Africa as Oceania Cruises’ well-appointed Nautica takes you on a spectacular 15-night voyage.
Expedition to Antarctica
Expedition to Antarctica
January 4-17, 2018 | $9,795 per person
Join this 14-day journey featuring a nine-night chartered cruise to Antarctica. Experience the White Continent in its unspoiled state—fantastically shaped icebergs, turquoise glaciers, bustling penguin rookeries and breaching whales.
Israel: Land of Cultural Treasures
Israel: Land of Cultural Treasures
January 13-22, 2018 | $3,995 per person
Join us for eight nights in Israel, an inspiring nation showcasing rich history and spiritual milestones. Along the way, treat your palate to the tastes of Israel: delectable wines, crisp falafels and buttery olive oils.
Tasman Pearls
Tasman Pearls
January 21-February 5, 2018 | $6,999 per person
Embark on your luxury cruise in Sydney and sail to Eden, a sleepy seaside town that’s home to the fascinating Eden Killer Whale Museum and the historic Boyd’s Tower.
Southern Africa
Southern Africa
January 23-February 7, 2018 | $6,995 per person
Travel to southern Africa on an adventure that will exceed all expectations and reveal stunning contrasts, fascinating tribal cultures and cities firmly established in the modern age.
Wolves of Yellowstone
Wolves of Yellowstone
January 31-February 6, 2018 | $3,995 

per person
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.
Wonders of the Galápagos Islands
Wonders of the Galápagos Islands
February 12-20, 2018 | $4,995 
per person
This incredible nine-day journey features a four-night cruise in the Galápagos Islands, a nature lover’s dream destination and UNESCO World Heritage site, aboard the first-class small ship Santa Cruz II.
Cruising Tahiti and French Polynesia
Cruising Tahiti and French Polynesia
February 13-23, 2018 | $6,795 per person
Sail for seven nights aboard the Five-Star M.S.Y. Wind Spirit, rated the #1 Tahiti cruise by Condé Nast Traveler and spend two nights in the five-star Le Méridien Tahiti in enchanting Papeete.
Radiant Rhythms
Radiant Rhythms
March 20-April 2, 2018 | $3,499
Begin your South American luxury cruise with an overnight in Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentina, boasting superb cuisine, chic boutiques, and the world’s widest boulevard.
Gateway to Sunshine
Gateway to Sunshine
April 6-22, 2018 | $4,299 per person
The sunny scenery of Central America awaits you after you embark the luxurious Marina in iconic Los Angeles. Explore the famous San Diego Zoo; the unique desert coastline of Cabo San Lucas; and the glamorous resort town of Acapulco.
California Rail Discovery
California Rail Discovery
April 25-May 1, 2018 | $3,245 per person
A crimson bridge, a sparkling bay, and streets lined with elegant Victorian homes—San Francisco is just one reason to join us on this spectacular seven-day rail journey through northern California.
River Life Along the Dutch Waterways
River Life Along the Dutch Waterways
April 25-May 3, 2018 | $2,995 per person
Come celebrate the beauty of Holland and old-world Flanders in springtime. Cruise for seven nights aboard a small river ship when the picturesque Dutch tulip fields are in bloom.
Timeless Beauties
Timeless Beauties
May 2-10, 2018 | $2,499 per person
Embark on your luxury cruise in cosmopolitan Barcelona, Spain’s gem of art and architecture. Travel to Valencia to taste paella in its birthplace; to Florence to see the great masterpieces of the Renaissance; and to Antibes and Monte Carlo.
 Great Trains and Grand Canyons
Great Trains and Grand Canyons
May 6-11, 2018 | $2,895 

per person
Ride along Oak Creek Canyon and enjoy tours of Chapel of the Holy Cross, Montezuma Castle National Monument, the old mining town of Jerome, and Old Town Scottsdale.
European Serenade
European Serenade
May 16-25, 2018 | $2,799 per person
Ancient architecture, colorful villages and Mediterranean beauty await you on your voyage around Italy and Greece. Embark on your luxury cruise aboard Riviera in Rome, Italy’s treasure of history and architecture.
Scottish Isles & Norwegian Fjords
Scottish Isles & Norwegian Fjords
May 17-25, 2018 | $4,995 

per person
Travel in the wake of Viking explorers, cruising into ports accessible only by small ship. Highlights include two of the world’s most scenic rail journeys: the Flåm Railway through Norway’s fjordlands and The Jacobite steam train through the Scottish Highlands.
Celtic Lands
Celtic Lands
May 24-June 2, 2018 | $6,395 per person
Cruise for eight nights aboard the exclusively chartered, five-star small ship M.S. Le Boréal from Glasgow, Scotland, to Wales, Ireland and France, with guided excursions in each port.
Isle of Enchantment
Isle of Enchantment
June 7-18, 2018 | $4,799 per person
From the beaches to The Beatles, experience the diverse history of the British Isles on your voyage through the United Kingdom and beyond.
Great Journey through Europe
Great Journey through Europe
June 13-23, 2018 | $4,595 per person


This extraordinary 11-day “grand tour” of Europe features an incredible combination of river, rail, lake and mountain travel including five nights aboard the deluxe M.S. Amadeus Silver II.
Grand Danube Passage
Grand Danube Passage
June 19-July 4, 2018 | $4,795 per person
Travel through eight European countries on the storied Danube River. Enjoy three nights in Prague, Czech Republic, sail the Danube for eight nights and complete your adventure with two nights in Sofia, Bulgaria.
Cruise the Rhine
Cruise the Rhine
June 27-July 5, 2018 | $2,995 per person
Aboard the elegant, first-class Amadeus Silver III, unpack once and then step right into the heart of some of Europe’s most historic and beautiful cities in Holland, Germany and France.
Nordic Magnificence
Nordic Magnificence
July 1-11, 2018 | $3,995 per person
Delve into the vibrant Viking heritage and the rich cultures of Denmark and Norway on this nine-night journey with stays in Copenhagen, Oslo and Bergen, plus a one-night cruise.
Romance of the Douro River
Romance of the Douro River
July 12-23, 2018 | $3,395 per person
Portugal led the world during the Age of Discovery. Now it is time for the world to rediscover Portugal’s stunning beauty, rich tradition and warm people. Expert lecturers enhance your 10-day journey with scholarly and cultural insight.
Journey along the Elbe
Journey along the Elbe
July 15-26, 2018 | $4,595 per person
Newly christened in 2016, the M.S. Elbe Princesse combines intimate, old-fashioned ambience with modern technology that transports you right into the heart of cities within Germany and the Czech Republic.
Breathtaking Bordeaux
Breathtaking Bordeaux
July 16-24, 2018 | $3,899

 per person
Experience the breathtaking beauty of the Dordogne and Garonne rivers, which together have shaped the scenery and culture of the Bordeaux region of France.
Riches of the Emerald Isles
Riches of the Emerald Isles
July 21-August 11, 2018 | $3,995 per person
Embark on a journey infused with Celtic history, intoxicating landscapes and dynamic cities. Experience the finest in Irish culture, music and folklore during stays in Ennis, Killarney, Mallow and Dublin.
Majestic Great Lakes
Majestic Great Lakes
August 9-18, 2018 | $5,999 per person
Explore the verdant wilderness, rocky shores and pristine islands of North America as you sail the Great Lakes aboard the 202-guest MV Victory I.
Majestic Frontiers of Alaska
Majestic Frontiers of Alaska
August 16-27, 2018 | $3,649 per person
Explore the astounding glaciers, native traditions and awe-inspiring scenery on this cruise up and down the Alaskan and Canadian Pacific coast.
Scandinavian Treasures
Scandinavian Treasures
August 18-29, 2018 | $3,799 per person
Discover the unique personality of Northern Europe as you set sail across the Baltic Sea. Embark on your luxury cruise aboard the Marina in Stockholm, Sweden’s island city often called “Beauty on Water.”
Cape Cod and the Islands
Cape Cod and the Islands
August 19-25, 2018 | $3,150 

per person
Lodge for six nights on The Cape to experience its natural beauty and rich history. Take a ferry ride to Martha’s Vineyard to see the colorful Victorian cottages of Oak Bluffs and Edgartown.
Toronto to Vancouver by Rail
Toronto to Vancouver by Rail
August 20-26, 2018 | $5,995 

per person
Join this once-in-a-lifetime train trip across Canada—a journey from Toronto across the expanse of five provinces, through the Canadian Rockies and into the Pacific Northwest.
Village Life in the Dordogne
Village Life in the Dordogne
September 8-16, 2018 | $3,795 

per person
Experience the provincial character of Dordogne for one full week in Sarlat-la-Canéda, one of the most beautiful and well-preserved medieval villages in France.
Wines of the Pacific Northwest
Wines of the Pacific Northwest
September 9-17, 2018 | $3,499

 per person
Your journey through the Pacific Northwest wine region begins with a stay in Spokane, the urban heart of the Inland Northwest.
Southwest England
Southwest England
September 12-23, 2018 | $3,995 per person
Experience the sprawling estates, cozy villages and delightful historic sites of Southwest England during this 10-night program featuring stays in Bath, Falmouth, Exeter and London.
Patagonia’s Glaciers & Chilean Fjords
Patagonia’s Glaciers & Chilean Fjords
September 28-October 9, 2018 | $6,995 per person
From the legendary Tierra del Fuego to magnificent Glacier Alley, experience the extremes and contrasts of Patagonia on this unique, 12-day land and sea journey through southern Chile.
Reims
Reims
October 9-17, 2018 | $2,995 per person
France’s Champagne country is celebrated for the sparkling wine that bears its name and its beautiful medieval towns. Explore Reims, cruise the Marne River and stroll through the village of Hautvillers.
Glorious Greece
Glorious Greece
October 13-24, 2018 | $2,999 per person
Classic mythology, glistening oceans, and ancient cities await you on this luxurious tour of Greece. Embark on the Riviera in Athens, the Cradle of Democracy; and set off to Gythion, the port city of Sparta.
Southwest National Parks
Southwest National Parks
October 15-24, 2018 | $3,995 

per person
At Bryce Canyon, Monument Valley, Zion National Park, and the Grand Canyon, admire otherworldly formations famously photographed by Ansel Adams—they are even more sublime in person.
Coastal Vignettes
Coastal Vignettes
October 16-27, 2018 | $2,799

 per person
Explore ancient cities, alluring beaches, and culture straight from the Old World as you set sail across the Mediterranean Sea aboard the luxurious Nautica.
Autumn in Provence, Burgundy & Beaujolais
Autumn in Provence, Burgundy & Beaujolais
October 31-November 8, 2018 | $3,795 per person
Join this exclusive nine-day French sojourn in world-famous Provence and in the Burgundy and Beaujolais wine regions during the best time of year.
Join Us in Saying Thanks

The UT Board of Trustees has approved a budget that holds tuition increases to historic lows across all UT undergraduate campuses. The 1.8 percent increase marks the third consecutive year of tuition increases of 3 percent or lower, a track record that is unprecedented in the history of the University of Tennessee system. Trustees also approved historically low fee increases at all campuses.