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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.

Sept 25 - Oct 8, 2018

Inside Iran
 

mosqueisfahanJourney through modern-day Iran on a journey that encompasses the highlights of this extraordinary country.

October 14 - October 26, 2018

Insider's Morocco
 

MoroccoThis program goes beyond the well-trodden sites. Explore prehistoric drawings in a remote corner of the Sahara; the traditional Salé medina, and Berber hamlets deep amid pristine mountain realms.

November 25 - December 9, 2018

Exploring Assam, Nagaland & Kolkata including the Hornbill Festival
 

India BengalJourney to India to participate in the celebration of the Hornbill Festival, an annual melange of cultural displays from all 16 tribes of Nagaland showcasing their rich heritage in this colorful pageant.

May 31 - June 13, 2019

Uganda Safari & Primate Trekking

gorillasExplore Uganda—the “pearl of Africa” as described by Sir Winston Churchill—on this 13 day safari, which combines wild life viewing with local conservation and education projects.

June 25 - July 6, 2019

Chile: the Total Solar Eclipse
 

hmsc-teaser_web2_total-solar-eclipse-copy.pngWitness a total solar eclipse at a unique location—the north of Chile, home to world-class astronomical observatories.

October 11 - 28, 2019

Discover Ethiopia
 

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

October 6 - 23, 2018

Silk Road in Central Asia and Iran
 

Silk RoadWAITLIST ONLY Admire seven different UNESCO World Heritage Sites and learn of the culture, nature, science, history, and architecture that have a profound impact on the modern world.

October 18-November 4, 2018

Southern Africa Odyssey

Sand dunesOn this journey of astonishing beauty and supreme adventure, experience the magnificence of four contrasting nations: South Africa, Zimbabwe, Botswana, and Namibia.

October 24-November 10, 2018

Discover Ethiopia
 

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

May 20 - June 3, 2019

Wild Africa
 

south-luangwaExplore Botswana, Zimbabwe, and Zambia, embarking on game drives in search of a variety of species, enjoy the majesty of the Zambezi River, view Victoria Falls, and visit South Luangwa National Park.

June 23 - July 2, 2019

Family Galápagos & Highlands of Ecuador
 

Family GalapagosEscape on this family trip to the Galápagos aboard La Pinta as well as Ecuador’s Highlands.

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.