Educational Travel

Around South Africa in 16 Days

September 16-October 1, 2018 ** SOLD OUT **
Optional add-on October 1-5, 2018

** NEW TOUR **
October 21-November 5, 2018
Optional add-on November 5-9, 2018

DC
Blyde River Canyon

Join us for the journey of a lifetime as we explore South Africa's vast cultural heritage and political history. We will visit some of South Africa's most interesting places and greatest treasures as we travel through the land of Nelson Mandela and the Rainbow Nation. You may also choose to extend your trip by four days to witness Victoria Falls and the wildlife in Zambia, where in addition to viewing the awe inspiring falls, we will cruise down the Zambezi River and explore Chobe National Park in Botswana. This educational opportunity promises to be an adventure packed with diversity, wildlife, and culture.

Program Fee for 16-day trip only: $4,500.00, based on double occupancy; single supplement $700.00
Program Fee including optional add-on: $6,000.00, based on double occupancy; single supplement $905.00


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Washington, DC - Museums, Cherry Blossoms, and More

April 11-18, 2018

DC
Cherry trees in bloom

Spend a week in Washington DC visiting museums at the height of Cherry Blossom time. Guided visits include the National Archives, the National Museum of the American Indian, the Smithsonian, and the Newseum. Watch the Cherry Blossom Parade, cruise down the Potomac to Mt. Vernon, see the city on a hop on-hop off bus, and attend the opening night of Snow Child at Arena Stage. All of this and more are part of this program. Participants will be staying at Catholic University, which has a metro stop on campus, and a metro pass for the week is included in this program.

Program Fee: $2,000.00, which includes room (double occupancy with bath shared with another room), three meals a day, all entrance fees, educational programs, and transportation to various venues. Transfers from the airport, airfare to DC, laundry, liquor, and luxuries (souvenirs) are NOT included.

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Beautiful and Historic Germany

April 8-24, 2018

Gates

Explore the best that Germany has to offer. Discover Germany´s most known cities, including all the famous sights and places. Embrace the natural beauty of Germany´s landscapes and discover the history and culture first-hand. This program is designed for active individuals who can easily walk three miles a day.

Course Fee: $4,900.00 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 Germany are not included.

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Discover Costa Rica

January 21-February 4, 2018

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

Explore beautiful, vibrant Costa Rica, filled with rainforests and exotic birds. Discover why many Americans have become devoted expats in this tropical paradise. Our active 14-day program will include visits to the Poas Volcano, Fortuna Hot Springs, Sierpe Mangrove, Tarcoles River, La Cusinga Reserve, and four national parks: Marino, Corcovado, Manuel Antonio and Tapanti.

Costa Rica
Costa Rican volcano

Program Fee: $3,800.00 per person based on double occupancy; single occupancy supplement $800. 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 Costa Rica 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

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

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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