Mystical India <p>Mystical and spiritual, India is a land of rich contrasts. Explore its multifaceted culture as you travel through the classic Golden Triangle and east to Varanasi, stopping in Kalakho where local Meena tribespeople invite you into their homes.</p>

Mystical India

17 days | Multiple departures between 2015 & 2016

Voyage on the Mississippi <p>Experience the spirit, grandeur, and tradition of cruising down the Mississippi River aboard a nostalgic riverboat as you make the journey from lively Memphis to spirited New Orleans.</p>

Voyage on the Mississippi

9 days | Nov 13 - 21, 2015

Patagonian Explorer: Argentina and Chile by Land and Sea <p>Experience South America's last great frontier, from Patagonia's majestic fjords to the dramatic Torres del Paine, renowned for its mountain peaks, glaciers, and thunderous waterfalls.</p>

Patagonian Explorer: Argentina and Chile by Land and Sea

18 days | Multiple departures between 2015 & 2016

Yellowstone in Winter <p>Experience the natural beauty of one of the first wilderness parks in the United States</p>

Yellowstone in Winter

7 days | Jan 10 - 16, 2016 | Feb 2 - 8, 2016

Costa Rica's Natural Treasures <p>Discover exotic flora and fauna as you traverse treetop bridges, float along the Tempisque River, trek to a volcano, and take guided walks at Monteverde's biological reserve.</p>

Costa Rica's Natural Treasures

12 days | Multiple departures between 2015 & 2016

Tanzania Safari: A Family Adventure <p>Choreographed for families so that everyone has a great time, from children to parents to grandparents, explore the dusty tracks of the African wilderness on a fabulous family safari in search on the Serengeti.</p>

Tanzania Safari: A Family Adventure

12 days | Multiple departures between 2015 & 2016

Around the World by Private Jet 2016 <p>Exotic adventure awaits you at every turn as you journey across five continents, experiencing the world's legendary sites up close, from climbing the terraced steps of Machu Picchu to traversing the Serengeti Plain on safari.</p>

Around the World by Private Jet 2016

24 days | Sep 29 - Oct 22, 2016

Traditional Holiday Markets from Germany to France <p>The holiday season provides the perfect opportunity to get away and discover charming riverside towns with their festive Holiday Markets on an unhurried river cruise through the heart of Europe.</p>

Traditional Holiday Markets from Germany to France

12 days | Dec 6 - 17, 2015 | Nov 29 - Dec 10, 2016

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Smithsonian Journeys marks its 45th anniversary in 2015! We, along with our travelers, continue to be inspired by the Smithsonian’s mission of “the increase and diffusion of knowledge.” This dedication to lifelong learning and passion for exploring the world drives us to develop authentic and exceptional cultural experiences. Since 1970, our collection of diverse tours and cruises has grown to more than 150 destinations on all seven continents.
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Patricia Hostiuck

Patty Hostiuck has roamed the globe as a naturalist for nearly three decades, seeking out wildlif...

Francisco Dallmeier

Conservation Biologist Francisco Dallmeier has been a conservation biologist with the Smithsonian...

Joseph Snyder

Joseph Snyder was a U.S. Department of State Foreign Service officer for 30 years, serving at dip...