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Summer 2024

Inside the London Theatre Scene: One Week in the West End [on request]

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 [on request]

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!

Alpine Splendor: Switzerland and Austria [on request]

The towering peaks of the Alps serve as the stunning backdrop for our Swiss and Austrian exploration. As our small group discovers mountain villages and European cities, rides the famed Glacier Express, cruises on glassine lakes, and ascends snowcapped summits, borders disappear and the region’s history – and beauty – enchant one and all.

Discover the Canadian Rockies by Rail [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.

Discover Southeast Alaska 2024 [on request]

The unyielding forces of nature are on full display throughout Alaska's Inside Passage. Mountains erode by the crushing force of massive glaciers, icebergs drift across aquamarine waters, and the life cycles of flora and fauna are compressed into the scant weeks of an arctic summer. During this expedition cruise, navigate narrow channels and waterways with skilled naturalists at your side—ready to encounter Alaska's abundant wildlife, breathtaking peaks and fjords, and ice-blue glaciers of unfathomable proportions.

Discover Denali National Park 2024 [singles: on request]

Journey into the scenic wilds of America's most northern state, through Alaska's rugged forests to the magnificent, six-million acre Denali National Park and Reserve.

The Galapagos Islands: Western Itinerary 2024 [on request]

Feel the thrill of encountering the flora and fauna that famously inspired Darwin—and in his footsteps, generations of nature lovers. The Galapagos Islands hold a central position in modern scientific and evolutionary history. In a place where human presence is relatively minimal, observe and photograph these remarkable species up close.

National Parks & Lodges of the Old West [waitlist only]

Awaken your pioneering spirit by tracing the legends and natural splendors of the American West—an awe-inspiring expanse filled with beautiful scenery, abundant wildlife, hiking, storytelling, and incredible historic lodges.

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 [singles waitlist only]

Experience the magic of eight European countries on this enthralling journey, immersing yourself in everything from medieval villages to wine-soaked landscapes, elegant estates to magnificent natural wonders.

Cruise the Rhine & Moselle Rivers: Amsterdam to Basel 2024

Delight in vineyard-lined valleys and hilltop castles on this carefree, seven-night cruise through the Netherlands, Germany and France.

Scotland: Highlands and Islands

“My heart’s in the Highlands,” said Robert Burns – as will you, as we travel from city to country, mainland to island, on this sweet journey. From loch to loch and glen to glen, we encounter stunning natural beauty and welcoming clans, while city life serves up the colorful past – and cosmopolitan present.

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Meet the enrichment lecturers who accompany many of our tours and offer fascinating educational details to take your vacation to the next level.

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