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 2021. 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.

Crossroads of Culturesbright green door inset in white building under blue sky

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

April 10 – 23, 2021

Embark on this exciting voyage from the Canary Islands to Lisbon. Experience the legacy of medieval Spanish Islamic culture on both sides of the Strait of Gibraltar and engage with the vibrant contemporary cultures of Morocco and southern Iberia.

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Alumni Campus Abroad in Basque Countrya signboard outside a cafe

San Sebastián, Spain

May 1 - 9, 2021

Delight in this adventure through Basque Spain and France from your home base in Spain’s culinary capital. With your small group (maximum of 28 travelers), discover the beach resort of Biarritz and explore French Basque culture in St-Jean-de-Luz, Espelette, and Bayonne. In Spain, enjoy dinner and conversation with local Basques, tour the Bilbao Guggenheim and stroll the streets of Hemingway’s Pamplona.

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earth-worn statueAlumni Campus Abroad – The Charm of the Amalfi Coast

Vietri sul Mare, Italy

June 9 – 17, 2021

Let Italy’s Amalfi Coast dazzle you and your small group (no more than 28 passengers) with its stunning seaside tapestry. Explore cliff-side villages, olive and lemon groves, and ancient sites. Step back in time at Pompeii, sail to the Isle of Capri, witness Amalfi town, and savor local dishes.

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waterway surrounded by colorful buildingsScottish Isles and Norwegian Fjords

Cruise from Glasgow to Bergen on Le Champlain

June 13 – 21, 2021

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

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delicious-looking pastriesParis

Featuring the African-American Experience

June 19 – 27, 2021

Following World War I, many African-Americans found a home in Paris. On this small-group (limited to 28 passengers) trip, discover how African-American culture influenced the City of Light on excursions featuring the Left Bank, an evening at a jazz club, a Seine River cruise, and a guided tour of the Musee du Quai Branly.

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Pariser Platz by nightDiscovering Eastern Europe

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

June 29 – July 14, 2021

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 distinctly different – and fascinating – nations.

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Prague Astronomical ClockGrand Danube Passage

Cruise from Prague to Sofia on the Amadeus Queen

July 9 – 23, 2021

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 of the itinerary. Gain new insights into each destination’s history, regional cuisine, soul-stirring landmarks, and architecture.

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beer and pretzelsCruise the Rhine and Mosel Rivers

From Zürich to Amsterdam on the Amadeus Silver III

July 18 – 26, 2021

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 in Amsterdam, two ports in Germany, and in Strasbourg.

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the leaning tower of pisaAlumni Campus Abroad in Tuscany

Featuring Lucca, Carrara, and the Cinque Terre

September 18 – 26, 2021

Immerse yourself in Tuscany from your home base in beautiful Lucca. You and your small group (maximum of 25 passengers) will indulge in the riches of the region, from its irresistible cuisine and colorful villages to its remarkable architecture and fascinating culture.

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Vivid blue coastline surrounded by white buildings with orange roofsCoastal Life - Ancient Civilizations - Adriatic and Aegean Odyssey

Cruise from Venice to Athens on Le Jacques Cartier

September 27 – October 5, 2021

Cruise along the stunning Adriatic coast and through the Corinth Canal. Visit five countries as you explore the influence of the Roman, Greek, Byzantine, Venetian, and Slavic civilizations. Tour Split’s Diocletian’s Palace, Dubrovnik’s 15th-century walled city, Kotor’s medieval fortifications, the remarkable archaeological site of Butrint, Corfu’s Old Town, and ancient Delphi.

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Colorful buildings lining green-blue waterAcross Spain and Portugal

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

September 28 – October 14, 2021

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

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A camel rider in the desertEgypt and the Eternal Nile

Including cruises on the Prince Abbas and Royal Lily

October 11 – 25, 2021

This small group journey (maximum of 24 travelers) through antiquity travels from vibrant Cairo and the Great Pyramids to Abu Simbel and the Upper Nile for a fascinating cruise on Lake Nasser. Then experience a classic voyage along the Lower Nile from Aswan to Luxor before returning to Cairo.

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Shipshewana Blue Gate in MoroccoMoroccan Discovery

Casablanca, Rabat, Fez, Erfoud/Sahara Desert, Ouarzazate, and Marrakech

October 17 – 30, 2021

This land of dramatic contrasts invites you to encounter its ancient ruins and sacred mosques, endless desert and storied mountains, imposing kasbahs and spirited souks. In a small group (maximum of 24 travelers), discover this age-old culture and genuinely hospitable people.

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white building with blue domeIsland Life Ancient Greece, An Aegean Odyssey

Cruise to Athens, Delos, Mykonos, Pátmos, Rhodes, and Santorini on Le Jacques Cartier

October 18 – 26, 2021

As you sail round-trip from/to Athens, visit spectacular Ephesus, arguably the finest example of a Greco-Roman classical city; walk through the fabled Lion Gate of legendary Mycenae; and explore the monumental ruins of the Sanctuary of Asklepios of Epidaurus.

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leopard in the grassJourney to Southern Africa

Cape Town, Thornybush Nature Reserve, Johannesburg, Rovos Rail, and Victoria Falls

October 26 – November 10, 2021

Experience the wonders of South Africa, Zimbabwe, and Botswana on this small group (maximum of 28 travelers) journey. Witness abundant animal life; follow in the footsteps of Nelson Mandela on Robben Island and see his home in Soweto; and travel in Victorian elegance on Rovos Rail through Hwange Game Reserve to majestic Victoria Falls.

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Temple of the Emerald Buddha in SingaporeSingapore, Thailand, and Angkor Wat

Featuring the Eastern & Oriental Express

October 28 – November 10, 2021

Experience Singapore’s city life and the sublime temples at Angkor in Cambodia. With your small group (no more than 28 passengers), travel in luxury across the Malay Peninsula aboard the storied Eastern & Oriental Express and ride a tuk-tuk to Bangkok’s Temple of the Reclining Buddha. Savor the best of Southeast Asia on this adventure of a lifetime.

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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).