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Since 1969, Cal Discoveries Travel has created learning opportunities for thoughtful travelers. Open your mind and satisfy your wanderlust on one of our unforgettable trips.

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Our Top Trips

Popular, quick-selling trips in 2024! These trips fill up quickly and are often repeated every year.

Dutch Waterways: Amsterdam to Antwerp

Apr. 6 – 14, 2024

On this seven-night, first-class cruise, take in Amsterdam’s gabled houses from the Dutch Golden Age, and meander through Bruges’ romantic old town and along Antwerp’s colorful lanes.

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Insider’s Japan

Mar. 18 – 30, 2024

Marvel at views of iconic Mt. Fuji and take a cruise on scenic Ashi Lake at Mt. Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park.

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wooden structure standing in body of water in front of sunset

New Zealand Adventure

Jan. 25 – Feb. 9, 2024

Encounter intriguing Rotorua – a geothermal wonder, with its geysers, mud pools, and hot springs – on a city tour.

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Finland: Arctic Magnificence

Mar. 1 – 9, 2024

Embrace Finland’s majestic beauty and Nordic charm on this exhilarating, seven-night adventure in the world’s happiest country! Discover vibrant Helsinki and indulge in the quintessentially Finnish tradition of a rejuvenating sauna.

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Unpack Once

These trips feature the convenience of unpacking once. Settle in and enjoy your surroundings.

Flavors of Northern Italy

Jun. 7 – 15, 2024

With your small group, enjoy seven nights accommodations at a historic country farmhouse amidst a wine and olive oil-producing estate. Join intimate cooking classes with locals who share their families’ histories and favorite recipes with you.

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hand rolled gnocchis on a wooden board

Havana: The Afro-Cuban Experience

Jan. 19 – 26, 2024

Witness the profound influence of the African diaspora on Cuban culture! Go beyond Havana’s striking grandeur to experience the heart of the local people and gain perspective on Cuba’s ever-changing landscape.

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Havana, Cuba downtown skyline.

Discover Southeast Alaska: Sitka to Juneau

Jul. 5 – 12, 2024

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.

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Solo-Traveler Friendly

These trips offer no additional cost for single accommodations!

Cruise the Heart of Europe

Oct. 15 – 30, 2024

Cruise the charming canals of Amsterdam and navigate the mighty Rhine, Main, and Danube rivers. Wander through picturesque European cities, including Amsterdam, Budapest, Cologne, Passau, and Vienna, and visit the charming towns of Koblenz, Melk and Miltenberg.

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Portugal: Alluring Alentejo

Apr. 14 – 22, 2024

Be captivated by Portugal’s best-kept secret, the beautiful Alentejo region, that boasts sweeping landscapes of cork forests and whitewashed villages and a first-rate reputation for stellar cuisine and wines.

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Belem tower at sunset

Grand Seine River & Normandy Passage

May 7 – 15, 2024

From Paris to Honfleur, this spectacular seven-night Seine River cruise will reveal the majestic City of Light, colorful Norman cities and poignant wartime history.

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