The Brown Travelers program is navigating the extraordinary situation around the COVID-19 pandemic. The spread of the coronavirus has created unprecedented challenges for the educational travel market, but we and our tour operators are acting as expeditiously as possible to address this rapidly changing environment.

Following are the trips we plan to offer in 2022. Information changes frequently. For specific, up-to-date information on the status of individual departures, the only reliable sources of information are the tour operators or staff in the Brown Travelers program, part of Brown’s Alumni Relations team.

Tropical fish off the coast of Costa Rica.Passage Through the Panama Canal and Costa Rica

From San José to Colón on Le Champlain

January 30 – February 7, 2022

Journey from the Costa Rican rainforest through the mighty locks of the Panama Canal. Experience a daylight passage through the Canal and call at remote island paradises. Also explore Costa Rica’s terrestrial wonders and tour Panama City.

From approximately $4,995

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Colorful jars of spices.Crossroads of Cultures

Cruise the Canary Islands, Morocco, and Iberia on the Sea Spirit

April 22 – May 5, 2022

On a thrilling voyage aboard an elegant small ship, sail from the Canaries to Madeira and onwards to Morocco, Gibraltar, Spain, and Portugal. Experience beautiful museums, cathedrals, mosques, palaces, lush gardens, and spectacular natural wonders.

From approximately $9,999

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Dutch buildings along the waterway.Dutch Waterways featuring Floriade

Cruise from Amsterdam to Antwerp on the Amadeus Silver II

April 29 – May 7, 2022

Explore the Netherlands and Belgium, plus discover what’s blooming at Floriade Expo 2022, the internationally famous, once-in-a-decade horticultural festival! View renowned works by Dutch masters, bicycle through villages or savor Belgian chocolate. No single supplement!

From approximately $3,095

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Statue of explorers in Spain.Across Spain and Portugal

Lisbon, Oporto, Santiago de Compostela, León, Bilbao, Basque Country, Pamplona, Bielsa, and Barcelona

April 29 – May 15, 2022

Fortified cities and tiny fishing villages, Atlantic coastline and Pyrenees peaks, iconic shrines to religion and fine art, and intimate lodgings in historic paradores and pousadas – it all awaits on this small group (no more than 24 passengers) journey.

Approximately $5,774 (including airfare from Boston or New York)

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Italy's Valley of Temples.Ancient Empires

Cruise from Rome to Malta on Le Jacques Cartier

May 12 – 20, 2022

Discover a mélange of cultures on this spectacular cruise. The custom-designed itinerary features Italy’s stunning Amalfi Coast, superbly excavated Pompeii, Agrigento’s Valley of the Temples, Sicily’s Taormina, and the rich history of Malta.

From approximately $4,795

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Crates of lemons on the Amalfi Coast.Alumni College: Charm of the Amalfi Coast

Vietri sul Mare

June 1 – 9, 2022

Let this unique region of Italy dazzle you with its unending splendors and history. Explore charming seaside villages, including Ravello, Amalfi, Positano, and Sorrento. Unravel history in Pompeii, Herculaneum, and Paestum with your small group (no more than 24 passengers).

Approximately $3,595

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Blue fountain in Edinburgh.Scottish Isles and Norwegian Fjords

Cruise from Glasgow to Bergen on Le Dumont-d’Urville

June 2 – 10, 2022

Journey to Scotland’s Orkney and Shetland Islands and Norway’s fjords. Travel in the wake of Viking explorers and enjoy an excursion into the Scottish Highlands and a ride on Norway’s Flåm Railway. Visit Neolithic Orkney and tour Bergen’s picturesque Bryggen.

From approximately $5,595

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Eiffel Tower at sunset.Paris

Featuring the African-American experience

June 11 – 19, 2022

With your small group (maximum of 24 passengers) learn how African-American culture influenced the City of Light. Excursions and talks reveal the remarkable contributions of African-Americans to Parisian culture, jazz, and art. Enjoy a gastronomic walking tour, Montmartre, and a Seine River cruise.

Approximately $3,695

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Puffin with fish in mouth.Exploring Iceland

An up-close view of this natural wonderland

June 30 – July 10, 2022

Travel the breadth of an astonishing land on this small group tour (maximum of 24 participants). From the stunning Snaefellsnes Peninsula to wondrous Lake Mývatn and jaw-dropping Dettifoss waterfall, Iceland’s many wonders are revealed before ending in sophisticated Reykjavik.

Approximately $5,797 (including airfare from Boston, New York, or Washington, DC)

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Peterhof (Petrodvorets), Saint Petersburg, RussiaChanging Tides of History

Cruising the Baltic Sea on Le Champlain

July 11 – 20, 2022

Experience the cultural rebirth of the Baltic states. Enjoy a specially arranged presentation by former president of Poland Lech Wałęsa and interpreter and advisor for Mikhail Gorbachev, Pavel Palazhchenko. Visit Gdańsk, Tallinn, St. Petersburg, Helsinki, and Visby.

From approximately $6,995

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Ornate Heidelberg fountainCruise the Rhine and Mosel Rivers

Amsterdam to Basel on the Amadeus Queen

July 18 – 26, 2022

Cruise these two storied rivers and explore the fascinating towns, cities, and legends that have sprung from these scenic waterways. See castles, vineyards, and charming Old Towns, and choose from a selection of included excursions. No single supplement!

From approximately $3,495

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Intricate European archDiscovering Eastern Europe

Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, Austria, and the Czech Republic

July 28 – August 12, 2022

This small group tour (no more than 24 passengers) is comprehensive, visiting sites in and around Warsaw, Krakow, Budapest, Vienna, and Prague. With both scheduled touring and time for independent exploration, it provides a generous overview of these fascinating nations.

Approximately $5,297 (including airfare from Boston or New York)

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Leopard in the bush.Journey to Southern Africa

Luxury Safaris, Rovos Rail, and Cape Town

August 14 – 29, 2022

With your small group (maximum of 24 passengers), discover the incredible wildlife and wonders of South Africa, Zimbabwe, and Botswana. From colorful Cape Town to Victoria Falls, historic Soweto to Robben Island, every moment of this journey will inspire.

From approximately $7,995

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Poppy flowers along the Danube.Grand Danube Passage

Cruise from Prague to Sofia on the Amadeus Silver

August 24 – September 7, 2022

See Europe from a new vantage point on this unforgettable adventure. Experience eight countries during this eight-night cruise, with a hotel stay at each end. Gain new insights into each destination’s history, cuisine, landmarks, and architecture. No single supplement!

From approximately $5,295

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Leaning tower of Piza.Alumni College in Tuscany


September 3 – 11, 2022

Discover the wonders of Tuscany, from its irresistible cuisine to its cliffside villages and storied landmarks. With your small group (no more than 24 participants), linger in Pisa, Carrara, and the unforgettable Cinque Terre and visit a Tuscan winery.

Approximately $3,295

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Ancient architecture in Dalmatia.Pearls of Dalmatia

Croatia and Slovenia, with Dubrovnik and the Island of Hvar

September 5 – 19, 2022

Absorb Croatia’s remarkable history and unspoiled coastline on this captivating journey. As your small group (maximum of 24 passengers) travels from Zagreb to Dubrovnik, see why this cherished region lays a claim on the hearts of all who visit.

Approximately $5,884 (including airfare from Boston or New York)

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Intricate doorway with ceramic sign.Romance of the Douro River

Three nights in Lisbon and cruise on the Amalia Rodrigues

September 12 – 23, 2022

The romantic splendor of the Douro River is yours to enjoy on this enriching journey. Savor the iconic waterway and its winemaking history as you immerse yourself in remarkable Portugal and its history and heritage. No single supplement!

From approximately $4,295

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Bicycle with french loaf in basket.Provincial French Countryside

Toulouse, Languedoc, the Dordogne, Loire Valley, Normandy, and Paris

October 7 – 21, 2022

Experience France’s beauty, allure, and hospitality in a unique style. Anchored by vibrant Toulouse and enchanting Paris, this small group (no more than 24 participants) journey features diverse Languedoc, the remote Dordogne, the lovely Loire Valley, and historic Normandy.

Approximately $5,797 (including airfare from Boston or New York)

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Cave painting in Dordogne.Village Life Dordogne


October 13 – 21, 2022

Experience the provincial charms of one of France’s most well-preserved medieval villages. Discover the region’s charming towns, castles, and prehistoric treasures, including the fascinating prehistoric cave paintings of Rouffignac and Cap-Blanc and the perfectly reproduced cave art at Lascaux.

Approximately $3,995

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Sydney opera house at sunset.Exploring Australia and New Zealand

With an optional extension to Auckland

October 19 – November 9, 2022

The Lands Down Under delight on this small group journey (maximum of 24 passengers), from the Great Barrier Reef and the Outback to sophisticated Sydney; from towering Mt. Cook and breathtaking Milford Sound to high-spirited Queenstown and nautical Auckland.

Approximately $9,484 (including airfare from Los Angeles)

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Sphynx in the desert.Antiquities of the Red and Aegean Seas

Cruise from Athens to Amman on Le Bellot

October 29 – November 11, 2022

Join this journey exploring the treasures of Greece, Egypt, and Jordan. Enjoy seven nights cruising from Athens (through the Suez Canal), one night in Aqaba, and three nights in Amman. Explore Jerash, Alexandria, the Great Pyramids, and Luxor.

From approximately $7,895

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Please note:

  • All information is subject to change.
  • All prices are per person, based on double occupancy.
  • Prices do not include airfare to/from trip departure/ending points (unless otherwise noted).