Educational Travel

Magical Southern India (with possible add-on to Sri Lanka)

November 27-December 13, 2017

Marvel at ancient temples dedicated to Hindu gods and goddesses. Visit national parks and cruise backwater canals. Explore southern India's vast cultural heritage, from British, French and Jewish influences, to the ancient capitals of the Chola and Pallava Kings. We will visit some of India’s greatest treasures - truly a journey of a lifetime!

India
Kochi fishing nets

Program Fee India portion only: $4,900 per person based on double occupancy; single occupancy supplement $1,000. All in-country costs are covered including, hotels, lectures, entrance fees, three meals a day, tipping and ground transportation. Your transportation costs to and from India are not included.

Program Fee India and Sri Lanka add-on: $7,400 per person based on double occupancy; single occupancy supplement $1,600. All in-country costs are covered including, hotels, lectures, entrance fees, three meals a day, tipping and ground transportation. Your transportation costs to and from India are not included.

Important note: Travel insurance is always recommended for any travel out of the United States. It protects the passenger’s financial investment, as well as any unexpected medical needs during travel. University of Alaska Fairbanks does not sell travel insurance policies, but there are several ways to purchase coverage. Some credit card companies insure trips that are paid for with their card. Another option is to check with a local travel agency. We advise that you look in to coverage within 15 days of making the deposit, as some vendors require the coverage to be purchased within that time period to receive the most benefit.

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Captivating Chile: Land of Contrasts

October 15-30, 2017

Explore one of the most geographically diverse countries in South America. Discover Chile’s capital city, Santiago, and its many contrasts. Witness one of Chile’s UNESCO World Heritage sites: Seaport City of Valparaiso. Sense the breathtaking landscapes and shapes of the Atacama Desert, the driest desert on earth. Learn about Andean culture in Chile’s archeological capital, San Pedro de Atacama. Embrace the natural beauty of Northern Patagonia landscapes. Discover the history and culture of early colonizers around the Lake District.

Chile
Valparaiso

Program Fee: $4,900.00 per person based on double occupancy; single occupancy supplement $1100. All in-country costs are covered including, hotels, lectures, entrance fees, three meals a day, tipping and ground transportation. Your transportation costs to and from Chile are not included.

Important note: Travel insurance is always recommended for any travel out of the United States. It protects the passenger’s financial investment, as well as any unexpected medical needs during travel. University of Alaska Fairbanks does not sell travel insurance policies, but there are several ways to purchase coverage. Some credit card companies insure trips that are paid for with their card. Another option is to check with a local travel agency. We advise that you look in to coverage within 15 days of making the deposit, as some vendors require the coverage to be purchased within that time period to receive the most benefit.

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Rafting the Grandeur of the Grand Canyon

April 10-22, 2018

Relish every moment of the 188-mile span of the Grand Canyon from Lees Ferry to Whitmore wash as you float along a the river's pace.  You have 12 days to take in the views, get acquainted with some of the world’s best rapids, hike through slot canyons, and take a dip in waterfalls and pristine swimming destinations. Enjoy the company of your guides as they instruct you in Grand Canyon raft trip safety, history and lore, and cook hearty meals at the end of each day. There is nothing better than spending an evening in the Canyon only to fall asleep on a starlit beach. This is how the Grand Canyon National Park was meant to be seen!

Day 6 of Grand Canyon float

Program Fee: $4,800.00 per person based on double occupancy. We have only 23 spaces, so reserve your place now with a $500 deposit. This fee does not include transportation to or from Las Vegas.

Important note: Travel insurance is always recommended. It protects the passenger’s financial investment, as well as any unexpected medical needs during travel. University of Alaska Fairbanks does not sell travel insurance policies, but there are several ways to purchase coverage. Some credit card companies insure trips that are paid for with their card. Another option is to check with a local travel agency. We advise that you look in to coverage within 15 days of making the deposit, as some vendors require the coverage to be purchased within that time period to receive the most benefit.

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Scotland: People, Power & Politics

September 18-October 4, 2017

This tour is sold out. Please call Summer Sessions & Lifelong Learning at 907-474-7021 to get on the waiting list.

Journey through the Highlands and Islands as we explore Scotland’s history, culture, myths & legends. Enjoy magnificent scenery from the highest mountain to deepest loch. Get to the real heart of the country from battlefields to beaches, bagpipes to ‘The Ben’ while enjoying time with local people.

Eilean Donan Castle
Eilean Donan Castle, Scotland

Program Fee: $3,500.00 per person based on double occupancy; single occupancy supplement $750. All in-country costs are covered including, hotels, lectures, entrance fees, three meals a day, tipping and ground transportation. Your transportation costs to and from Scotland are not included.

Important note: Travel insurance is always recommended for any travel out of the United States. It protects the passenger’s financial investment, as well as any unexpected medical needs during travel. University of Alaska Fairbanks does not sell travel insurance policies, but there are several ways to purchase coverage. Some credit card companies insure trips that are paid for with their card. Another option is to check with a local travel agency. We advise that you look in to coverage within 15 days of making the deposit, as some vendors require the coverage to be purchased within that time period to receive the most benefit.

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