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Early Booking Discounts | Solo Travelers | Family Savings | Airfare Included! | Tour Update


Early Booking Discounts

Costa Rica's Natural Treasures

Costa Rica's Natural Treasures

12 days | Starting at: $3,981

Jan 18 - 29, 2016

This tour is specially designed for a small group of 18 Smithsonian travelers and offers outstanding travel value. Prices include airfare, airline taxes, fuel surcharges, and departure fees.

Wonders of the Galápagos Islands Voyage

Wonders of the Galápagos Islands Voyage

10 days | Starting at: $4,795

Feb 14 - 23, 2016

Save $1,000 per person when you book by October 5, 2015!

Southern African Adventure

Southern African Adventure

15 days | Starting at: $8,995

Feb 18 - Mar 3, 2016

Save $1,000 per person when you book by October 5, 2015!

Patagonian Explorer: Argentina and Chile by Land and Sea

Patagonian Explorer: Argentina and Chile by Land and Sea

18 days | Starting at: $7,969

Feb 26 - Mar 14, 2016

This tour is specially designed for a small group of 16 to 24 Smithsonian travelers and offers outstanding travel value. Prices include airfare, airline taxes, fuel surcharges, and departure fees.

A Cruise from Lisbon to Bordeaux

A Cruise from Lisbon to Bordeaux

9 days | Starting at: $3,995

Apr 16 - 24, 2016

Save $1,000 when you book by November 30, 2015!

Waterways of Holland and Belgium

Waterways of Holland and Belgium

9 days | Starting at: $2,995

Apr 20 - 28, 2016

Save $1,000 when you book by November 30, 2015!

A Cruise of Spain and Portugal

A Cruise of Spain and Portugal

9 days | Starting at: $5,595

Apr 22 - 30, 2016

Save $1,000 per person when you book by November 30, 2015

• April 22-30, 2016

A Cruise from Bordeaux to Britain

A Cruise from Bordeaux to Britain

9 days | Starting at: $4,195

Apr 23 - May 1, 2016

Save $1,000 per person when you book by October 8, 2015! 

Cruising the Rivieras of Italy, France, and Spain

Cruising the Rivieras of Italy, France, and Spain

9 days | Starting at: $5,795

Apr 29 - May 7, 2016

Save $1,000 per person when you book by October 7, 2015!

• April 29-May 7, 2016

A Cruise of Japan and South Korea

A Cruise of Japan and South Korea

12 days | Starting at: $5,995

May 4 - 15, 2016

Save $1,000 per person when you book by October 23, 2015! 

A Transpacific Cruise: From Japan to Alaska

A Transpacific Cruise: From Japan to Alaska

15 days | Starting at: $5,995

May 5 - 19, 2016

Save $1,500 per person when you book before October 14, 2015!​

Celtic Lands

Celtic Lands

10 days | Starting at: $6,195

May 23 - Jun 1, 2016

Save $1,000 when you book by November 3, 2015!

Scottish Isles and Norwegian Fjords

Scottish Isles and Norwegian Fjords

9 days | Starting at: $4,495

May 24 - Jun 1, 2016

Save $1,000 when you book by November 12, 2015!

Waterways of France

Waterways of France

12 days | Starting at: $4,695

May 29 - Jun 9, 2016

Save $1,000 per person when you book by October 30, 2015!

Cruising the Baltic Sea: From Copenhagen to Stockholm

Cruising the Baltic Sea: From Copenhagen to Stockholm

10 days | Starting at: $5,995

Jun 15 - 24, 2016

Save $1,000 per person when you book by November 23, 2015!

Great European Journey

Great European Journey

11 days | Starting at: $4,295

Jun 24 - Jul 4, 2016

Save $1,000 per person when you book by January 15, 2016! 

Alaska's Glaciers and the Inside Passage

Alaska's Glaciers and the Inside Passage

8 days | Starting at: $3,995

Jul 9 - 16, 2016

Save $1,000 when you book by January 11, 2016!

A Cruise from the Adriatic to the Aegean

A Cruise from the Adriatic to the Aegean

9 days | Starting at: $4,195

Sep 19 - 27, 2016

Save $1,000 per person when you book by March 11, 2016!

Solo Travelers

Amazon River Cruise

Amazon River Cruise

9-10 days | Starting at: $4,695

Multiple departures between 2015 & 2016

Single supplement waived on select cabins! Limited availability. Please call for details.

Traditional Holiday Markets from Germany to France

Traditional Holiday Markets from Germany to France

12 days | Starting at: $2,995

Dec 6 - 17, 2015

Nov 29 - Dec 10, 2016

Solo travelers enjoy single supplement waiver savings! 

• December 6–17, 2015

• November 29–December 10, 2016

A Danube River Cruise

A Danube River Cruise

16 days | Starting at: $4,695

Sep 6 - 21, 2016

Solo travelers enjoy single supplement waiver savings!

Family Savings

In the Wake of Lewis & Clark

In the Wake of Lewis & Clark

7 days | Starting at: $4,090

Oct 15 - 21, 2015

Oct 13 - 19, 2016

Bring the Kids: We believe sharing an expedition with your kids or grandkids is a life-enhancing experience. So, take $500 off the double occupancy price for each person under 18.

Exploring Alaska's Coastal Wilderness

Exploring Alaska's Coastal Wilderness

8 days | Starting at: $6,490

Aug 27 - Sep 3, 2016

$500 discount extended to all guests under the age of 18.

For our May 14 - 21, 2016 departure, receive complimentary round-trip airfare between Seattle and Alaska when you book by August 31, 2015.

Airfare Included!

Old World Europe

Old World Europe

17 days | Starting at: $5,197

Multiple departures between 2015 & 2016

This tour is specially designed for a small group of 16 to 24 Smithsonian travelers and offers outstanding travel value. Prices include airfare, airline taxes, fuel surcharges, and departure fees.

Southern Italy & Sicily

Southern Italy & Sicily

15 days | Starting at: $5,587

Multiple departures between 2015 & 2016

This tour is specially designed for a small group of 16 to 24 Smithsonian travelers and offers outstanding travel value. Prices include airfare, airline taxes, fuel surcharges, and departure fees.

Adventure in Iceland

Adventure in Iceland

11 days | Starting at: $4,998

Multiple departures between 2015 & 2016

This tour is specially designed for a small group of 16 to 24 Smithsonian travelers and offers outstanding travel value. Prices include airfare, airline taxes, fuel surcharges, and departure fees.

Scandinavian Journey: Featuring Norway and Denmark

Scandinavian Journey: Featuring Norway and Denmark

16 days | Starting at: $6,374

Multiple departures between 2015 & 2016

This tour is specially designed for a small group of 16 to 24 Smithsonian travelers and offers outstanding travel value. Prices include airfare, airline taxes, fuel surcharges, and departure fees.

Tanzania Safari

Tanzania Safari

15 days | Starting at: $8,343

Multiple departures between 2015 & 2016

This tour is specially designed for a small group of no more than 18 Smithsonian travelers and offers outstanding travel value. Prices include airfare, airline taxes, fuel surcharges, and departure fees.

Classic China and Tibet

Classic China and Tibet

19 days | Starting at: $6,871

Multiple departures between 2015 & 2016

This tour is specially designed for a small group of 16 to 24 Smithsonian travelers and offers outstanding travel value. Prices include airfare, airline taxes, fuel surcharges, and departure fees.

France Through the Ages

France Through the Ages

15 days | Starting at: $6,696

Sep 11 - 25, 2015

Oct 9 - 23, 2015

This tour is specially designed for a small group of 16 to 24 Smithsonian travelers and offers outstanding travel value. Prices include airfare, airline taxes, fuel surcharges, and departure fees.

Treasures of Turkey: The Lost Worlds of Anatolia

Treasures of Turkey: The Lost Worlds of Anatolia

15 days | Starting at: $4,994

Sep 11 - 25, 2015

Sep 25 - Oct 9, 2015

This tour is specially designed for a small group of 16 to 24 Smithsonian travelers and offers outstanding travel value. Prices include airfare, airline taxes, fuel surcharges, and departure fees.

Highlights of Italy

Highlights of Italy

17 days | Starting at: $5,684

Multiple departures between 2015 & 2016

This tour is specially designed for a small group of 16 to 24 Smithsonian travelers and offers outstanding travel value. Prices include airfare, airline taxes, fuel surcharges, and departure fees.

African Safari

African Safari

14 days | Starting at: $7,954

Multiple departures between 2015 & 2016

This tour is specially designed for a small group of 16 to 24 Smithsonian travelers and offers outstanding travel value. Prices include airfare, airline taxes, fuel surcharges, and departure fees.

Treasures of Southern Spain and Portugal

Treasures of Southern Spain and Portugal

15 days | Starting at: $5,278

Multiple departures between 2015 & 2016

This tour is specially designed for a small group of 16 to 24 Smithsonian travelers and offers outstanding travel value. Prices include airfare, airline taxes, fuel surcharges, and departure fees.

Imperial China and the Yangtze

Imperial China and the Yangtze

14 days | Starting at: $5,169

Multiple departures between 2015 & 2016

This tour is specially designed for a small group of 16 to 24 Smithsonian travelers and offers outstanding travel value. Prices include airfare, airline taxes, fuel surcharges, and departure fees.

Eternal Japan: From Tokyo to Kyoto

Eternal Japan: From Tokyo to Kyoto

13 days | Starting at: $6,286

Sep 16 - 28, 2015

Sep 26 - Oct 8, 2015

This tour is specially designed for a small group of 16 to 24 Smithsonian travelers and offers outstanding travel value. Prices include airfare, airline taxes, fuel surcharges, and departure fees.

Exploring Southern Africa

Exploring Southern Africa

18 days | Starting at: $9,045

Sep 17 - Oct 4, 2015

This tour is specially designed for a small group of 16 to 24 Smithsonian travelers and offers outstanding travel value. Prices include airfare, airline taxes, fuel surcharges, and departure fees.

Across Northern Spain and Portugal

Across Northern Spain and Portugal

17 days | Starting at: $5,878

Sep 18 - Oct 4, 2015

Oct 27 - Nov 12, 2015

This tour is specially designed for a small group of 16 to 24 Smithsonian travelers and offers outstanding travel value. Prices include airfare, airline taxes, fuel surcharges, and departure fees.

The Emerald Isle

The Emerald Isle

13 days | Starting at: $4,858

Multiple departures between 2015 & 2016

This tour is specially designed for a small group of 16 to 24 Smithsonian travelers and offers outstanding travel value. Prices include airfare, airline taxes, fuel surcharges, and departure fees.

Legendary Peru

Legendary Peru

11 days | Starting at: $4,749

Multiple departures between 2015 & 2016

This tour is specially designed for a small group of 16 to 24 Smithsonian travelers and offers outstanding travel value. Prices include airfare, airline taxes, fuel surcharges, and departure fees.

Northern Italy

Northern Italy

14 days | Starting at: $5,999

Sep 23 - Oct 6, 2015

This tour is specially designed for a small group of 16 to 24 Smithsonian travelers and offers outstanding travel value. Prices include airfare, airline taxes, fuel surcharges, and departure fees.

Machu Picchu & the Galápagos

Machu Picchu & the Galápagos

15 days | Starting at: $7,993

Multiple departures between 2015 & 2016

This tour is specially designed for a small group of no more than 18 Smithsonian travelers and offers outstanding travel value. Prices include airfare, airline taxes, fuel surcharges, and departure fees.

Splendors of Morocco

Splendors of Morocco

14 days | Starting at: $5,579

Multiple departures between 2015 & 2016

This tour is specially designed for a small group of 16 to 24 Smithsonian travelers and offers outstanding travel value. Prices include airfare, airline taxes, fuel surcharges, and departure fees.

Legendary Turkey and the Turquoise Coast

Legendary Turkey and the Turquoise Coast

15 days | Starting at: $4,392

Multiple departures between 2015 & 2016

This tour is specially designed for a small group of 16 to 24 Smithsonian travelers and offers outstanding travel value. Prices include airfare, airline taxes, fuel surcharges, and departure fees.

Antiquities of Jordan

Antiquities of Jordan

11 days | Starting at: $4,372

Sep 28 - Oct 8, 2015

Oct 26 - Nov 5, 2015

This tour is specially designed for a small group of 16 to 24 Smithsonian travelers and offers outstanding travel value. Prices include airfare, airline taxes, fuel surcharges, and departure fees.

Gems of Tuscany and Umbria

Gems of Tuscany and Umbria

13 days | Starting at: $4,987

Multiple departures between 2015 & 2016

This tour is specially designed for a small group of 16 to 24 Smithsonian travelers and offers outstanding travel value. Prices include airfare, airline taxes, fuel surcharges, and departure fees.

Passage of the Moors

Passage of the Moors

13 days | Starting at: $4,795

Oct 24 - Nov 5, 2015

Our October 24 - November 5, 2015 departure price includes airfare, airline taxes and departure fees!

Patagonian Explorer: Argentina and Chile by Land and Sea

Patagonian Explorer: Argentina and Chile by Land and Sea

18 days | Starting at: $7,969

Feb 26 - Mar 14, 2016

This tour is specially designed for a small group of 16 to 24 Smithsonian travelers and offers outstanding travel value. Prices include airfare, airline taxes, fuel surcharges, and departure fees.

Costa Rica's Natural Treasures

Costa Rica's Natural Treasures

12 days | Starting at: $3,981

Jan 18 - 29, 2016

This tour is specially designed for a small group of 18 Smithsonian travelers and offers outstanding travel value. Prices include airfare, airline taxes, fuel surcharges, and departure fees.

Exploring Alaska's Coastal Wilderness

Exploring Alaska's Coastal Wilderness

8 days | Starting at: $6,490

Aug 27 - Sep 3, 2016

$500 discount extended to all guests under the age of 18.

For our May 14 - 21, 2016 departure, receive complimentary round-trip airfare between Seattle and Alaska when you book by August 31, 2015.

Scotland's Treasures

Scotland's Treasures

12 days | Starting at: $5,878

Multiple departures in 2016

This tour is specially designed for a small group of 16 to 24 Smithsonian travelers and offers outstanding travel value. Prices include airfare, airline taxes, fuel surcharges, and departure fees.

Tour Update

Cannes Film Festival

Cannes Film Festival

9 days | Starting at: $5,495

May 16 - 24, 2016

Preliminary reservations (made by paying a deposit) can be booked by calling 855-330-1542 (M-F, 9:00 am – 6:00 pm EST) or by reserving online. The 2016 Cannes Film Festival will operate, subject to the Festival’s renewal of the Smithsonian Journeys accreditation passes, expected in early 2016. Travelers with preliminary reservations will be contacted when the program is confirmed.

The Elbe River

The Elbe River

9 days

May 26 - Jun 3, 2016

Please Note: This tour is no longer available. Please email us at smithsonianjourneys@si.edu or call us at 1.855.330.1542 with any questions.