Non-Credit Travel Study Programs
Our non-credit travel study programs are designed to educate as well as to entertain, and to enrich the traveler by helping them make sense of a foreign land rather than simply providing viewfinder glimpses of it. Join fellow travelers who want to experience another culture under the guidance of in-country specialists who share their insights about the contemporary, natural, and historical aspects of your destination.
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March 17 - 25, 2013
Explore the cultural and historic treasures of Cuba on this 9-day, fully escorted tour which includes visits to Trinidad, Cienfuegos, the Bay of Pigs Museum, Havana, Guanabacoa, the Ernest Hemingway Home, and Casa Fuster. Program price: $4,274 per person, double occupancy, including round-trip airfare from Fresno.
April 17 - 23, 2013
Explore America's heritage and history on this in-depth tour of the capital city of the United States, Washington DC. This program includes six nights in the heart of Washington DC, a visit to Mount Vernon, a tour of Baltimore and Fort McHenry, and a tour of the Washington National Cathedral. Also included: Arlington National Cemetery, the Smithsonian, the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, Ford's Theatre, the White House. Program price: $2,364 per person, double occupancy, including round-trip airfare from Fresno.
September 18 - 27, 2013
Discover spectacular Switzerland, Austria and Bavaria on a tour featuring four-night stays in two cities. The medieval city of Bern, one of Europe's loveliest capitals, is your host city as you explore the countryside of Switzerland. Next, relax during an extended stay in Innsbruck, offering the perfect location from which to explore the delights of Austria and Bavaria. Book now and save $250 per person--program price: $3,789 per person, double occupancy, including round-trip airfare from Fresno.
October 24 - November 2, 2013
Journey through southern Italy and experience its rich scenery, art, culture, food and wine! Witness the breathtaking scenery of the Amalfi Coast, discover the ruins of Pompeii, explore the most well-preserved Greek temples outside of Greece while in Paestum, and visit the stunning hilltop village of Ravello. Book now and save $250 per person--program price: $3,919 per person, double occupancy, including round-trip airfare from Fresno.
November 8 - 12, 2013
It's easy to see why San Antonio is often referred to as the "American Venice." Historic missions, River Walk restaurants, Spanish architecture and a beautiful river centerpiece makes this a truly remarkable city. This program includes a visit to an authentic Dude Ranch for a traditional Texas cowboy barbecue and entertainment. Book now and save $100 per person--program price: $1,759 per person, double occupancy, including round-trip airfare from Fresno.
December 4 - 12, 2013
Welcome the winter season with a timeless trip down the Danube River, from Wurzburg, Germany to Vienna. This 9-day trip includes a 6-night cruise visiting the ports of Rothenburg, Nuremburg, Regensburg, Passau, Emmersdorf, and Vienna. Book now and save $300 per person--program prices vary by ship accommodation and begin at $3,249 per person, double occupancy, including round-trip airfare from Fresno. There is an optional 3-day, 2-night Christmas Markets of Prague pre-tour extension available.