From the glaciers of Alaska to the waters of the Nile, these exclusive expeditions will bring out the explorer within.

Best of all, you'll enjoy them in the company of fellow Dartmouth alumni and families. Pick your journey, pack your bags, and block your calendar – we'll take care of the rest.

Tahiti and French Polynesia under Sail
Tuesday, February 5 to Friday, February 15, 2019
with Lindsay Whaley
Join us for for the first of the 2019 Ledyard Explorer trip series, a uniquely designed nine-night program in the sun-soaked haven of French Polynesia's Society Islands.

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Alaska's Glaciers
Saturday, July 13 to Saturday, July 20, 2019
with Elizabeth Wilson
Join this one-of-a-kind, seven-night, exploration-style cruise through the Inside Passage from Vancouver to Juneau during the long days of summer for Dartmouth Alumni Travel's 2019 Peaks of the World North American excursion.

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Imperial Splendors of Russia
Wednesday, September 11, 2019 to Friday, September 20, 2019
with Jon Kopper 
Retrace the start of John Ledyard's journey through Russia on a riveting, eight-night journey to Moscow and St. Petersburg, part of Dartmouth Alumni Travel's 2019 Ledyard Explorer Series.

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Journey to Southern Africa
Sunday, October 27, 2019 to Monday,
November 11, 2019

with D.G. Webster
Stalk big game in their native habitat while on safari in South Africa, Botswana, and Zimbabwe, feel the power of Victoria Falls, walk in the footsteps of Nelson Mandela on Robben Island, and immerse yourself in the easygoing lifestyle of Cape Town, South Africa's oldest city.

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Egypt and the Eternal Nile
Thursday, November 7, 2019 to
Thursday, November 21, 2019

with Barbara Kreiger
Join Dartmouth Alumni Travel for an adventure across Egypt for the 2019 Ledyard Explorer Series. Cairo, our trip's embarkation point, was the site of John Ledyard's untimely death due to accidental poisoning in 1789. Ledyard is said to be buried in a modest grave along the sands of the Nile which, to this day, has yet to be found by historians.

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Hawaii Astronomy & Natural Wonders
Tuesday, December 3, 2019
to Wednesday, December 11, 2019

with Ryan Hickox
The secrets of the Universe and active earth forces are revealed at behind-the-scenes visits to observatories and research facilities on this unique program.

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Discover Tasmania
Wednesday, January 8, 2020
to Wednesday, January 22, 2020

with John Stomberg
Discover Tasmania, a 'curious island at the edge of the world,' as a part of Dartmouth Alumni Travel's 2019 Ledyard Explorer Series of trips. Our trip to Tasmania, which was famously explored by John Ledyard during Captain Cook's third and final voyage for the British Navy, also offers an optional pre-trip extension to Mount Kosciuszko, the highest peak in Australia, for the Dartmouth Alumni Travel Peaks of the World series.

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