Flavors of Provence by Luxury River Ship
Awaken your senses as you explore the French countryside, sailing the picturesque Rhône and Saône Rivers. Discover a bounty of flavors, stand in awe before towering castles, feel the texture of vines that produce the wines of Burgundy and Provence, and taste your way through France’s gastronomic capital, Lyon. History, art, architecture, and natural beauty stimulate the mind and satisfy the soul on this journey.
Inside the London Theatre Scene: One Week in the West End
Introducing an exciting expansion to our theatre lineup! For 2024, Cal Discoveries will offer both a one-week ("short") London Theatre program in addition to our traditional two-week program. This short program will take place June 23-30, 2024, conveniently preceding the regular program running June 30-July 13, 2024. True theatre enthusiasts can save $300 by combining both programs into a single, unforgettable theatre-filled vacation!
Inside the London Theatre Scene
Immerse yourself in the London theater scene for two weeks. Join lively discussions and learn from theater directors, producers, and actors in intimate Chorus Chats. Unpack once and feel like a local in the heart of London. Can't get enough theatre? Add on our one-week London Theatre trip June 23-30, 2024 for a spectacular, theatre-filled vacation and save $300!
Total Solar Eclipse: Texas [singles: waitlist or paired share]
Enjoy a rare opportunity to see one of the world's most incredible wonders: a total solar eclipse. Join fellow celestial enthusiasts and Cal Alumni on a 4-night trip to Texas, where in addition to seeing the eclipse, you'll have a private visit to one of Texas's top science institutions as well as the opportunity to relax at a nature lodge just outside the city.
Emperors, Conquerors & Saints: A Voyage from Istanbul to Cairo
The shores of the Aegean Sea and the Eastern Mediterranean gave birth to several of the world’s most important civilizations. On this custom-designed voyage from Istanbul to Cairo, visit the port towns, islands, and sites that played a major role in the developments of these civilizations.
Costa Rica’s Natural Heritage 2024
In this small Central American democracy kissed by nature, our small group discovers a nation’s wealth in four distinct regions, from cloud forest to rainforest, Central Valley to Pacific Coast. As Costa Rica presents its staggering display of biodiversity – pristine landscapes, unique microclimates, exotic flora and fauna – we enjoy a relaxed yet comprehensive exploration that celebrates Costa Rica’s wideranging natural resources.
Classic Safari: Kenya & Tanzania 2024 [singles: waitlist only]
On safari ... it’s one of the most alluring phrases in all of travel. And Kenya and Tanzania count among the most alluring places to be “on safari.” As our small group travels from grasslands to highlands, to reserves and national parks, we enjoy intimate game drives, see stupendous landscapes, stay in excellent accommodations, and meet gracious local people.
Journey Through Vietnam 2024
In a land of breathtaking natural beauty, abiding tradition, and profoundly hospitable people, rewards abound for the thoughtful traveler. And in our flexible and congenial small group we encounter rewards aplenty on this comprehensive journey featuring all the highlights, plus the beautiful, remote Mekong Delta, where we spend two days.
Discover the Canadian Rockies by Rail 2024 [singles: on request]
On board Rocky Mountaineer's all-dome fleet, travel through otherwise inaccessible terrain to unlock the unparalleled beauty of British Columbia, Alberta, and the Canadian Rockies. Journey through inspiring mountain vistas, and revel in the grand landscapes of some of Canada’s most remarkable national parks.
Flavors of Northern Italy [on request]
From art-packed museums and mosaic-filled cathedrals to Roman ruins and hill towns amid vineyards that produce some of Europe's best wines, Northern Italy's riches are plentiful, wide-ranging, and ripe for discovery. Embark on a cultural and gastronomic adventure with this signature journey where days are dedicated to the joy and art of good food and wine, and evenings are for quiet relaxation at guestrooms in the country.
Grand Danube Passage: Prague to Sofia 2024
EARLY BOOKING DISCOUNT Book by Oct. 17 and save a total of $250 per person.
Cruise the Rhine & Moselle Rivers: Amsterdam to Basel
EARLY BOOKING DISCOUNT: Book by Oct. 25 and save a total of $250 per person.
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Our Tour Lecturers
Meet the enrichment lecturers who accompany many of our tours and offer fascinating educational details to take your vacation to the next level.