Travel

  • HMSC Travel Program

Harvard Alumni Travels and the Harvard Museums of Science & Culture have formed a partnership to offer superior trips with expert planning, custom-designed itineraries, and Harvard lecturers. Journey in the spirit of expeditions-gone-by, with small groups of like-minded travelers. Travel with us and discover the world. You can find additional travel resources at the HAA.

Call (617) 495-2463 or email hmsctravel@hmsc.harvard.edu to learn more.

September 3 - 16, 2019

Madagascar: The Eighth Continent
 

hmsc-teaser_isalo-natl-park.pngExplore three of Madagascar’s fascinating national parks in search of lemurs, chameleons, orchids, baobabs, geckoes and much more.

January 8 - 22, 2020

Tasmania by Land and Sea on Coral Discoverer

 

CradlemtnExplore Tasmania, a "curious island at the edge of the world," with its wild and beautiful landscapes, friendly people with a relaxed island lifestyle, and a haunting history.

March 12 - 23, 2020

Colombia: From Bogotá to Cartagena


Cartagena WomenColombia offers a wealth of distinct landscapes, authentic indigenous cultures, and a bold, infectious spirit.

May 31 - June 8, 2020

Native American Voices

 

standingrockTake a road trip through the Dakotas and Colorado to learn about the Sioux, Hidatsa, Mandan, Lakota, Dakota, Ute, Navajo, and Apache Nations

October 11 - 28, 2020

Discover Ethiopia

 

EthiopiaExperience Ethiopia's striking natural beauty and rich history, from Addis Ababa to the majestic Blue Nile to the breathtaking Simien Mountains.

October 31 - November 11, 2019

Lebanon and Jordan

 

Lebanon and JordanWAITLIST ONLY

Explore the best of Lebanon and Jordan with highlights including Beirut, Byblos, Mt. Nebo, Petra, and the Dead Sea! 

March 6 - 16, 2020

Tanzania Migration Safari

 

Africa ExhibitThis classic Tanzania safari has been scheduled to coincide with the annual wildebeest and zebra migration in the southern Serengeti.

May 30 - June 15, 2020

Zambia & Namibia

 

LuangwaSearch for the Big Five (elephant, buffalo, leopard, lion, rhino) on game drives and bush walks in three national parks across Zambia and Namibia.

October 5 - 23, 2020

Silk Road Odyssey: The Five 'Stans

 

ashgabatTrace the path of the great camel caravans along the Old Silk Road, admiring the vaulted portals of the mosques and madrassahs, their domes cloaked in sky-blue ceramic tiles.

November 27 - December 10, 2021

Total Solar Eclipse in Antarctica 2021 on L'Austral

 

DoAntarctican’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity of 2021, to experience Earth’s most wondrous cosmic event in pristine Antarctica.