Special Offers

Take advantage of these SPECIAL OFFERS as you plan a life-enriching travel experience. Let Smithsonian be your compass and SAVE TODAY! Please also take a look at our LAST CALL offer page where we only have a few spaces remaining on upcoming tours!


Early Booking Discounts | Family Savings | Airfare Included!


Early Booking Discounts

Scottish Isles and Norwegian Fjords

Scottish Isles and Norwegian Fjords

9 days | Starting at: $4,295

May 28 - Jun 5, 2015

Save $1,000 when you book by November 4, 2014

Great European Journey

Great European Journey

11 days | Starting at: $4,195

Jun 26 - Jul 6, 2015

Save $1,000 when you book by January 9, 2015!

A Transatlantic Voyage

A Transatlantic Voyage

13 days | Starting at: $4,995

May 4 - 16, 2015

Save $1,500 when you book by October 13, 2014!

Amazon River Cruise

Amazon River Cruise

10 days | Starting at: $4,695

Multiple departures in 2015

Save $100 per person when you book by August 15, 2014.

Splendors of Australia and New Zealand

Splendors of Australia and New Zealand

22 days | Starting at: $9,257

Multiple departures between 2014 & 2015

Price includes airfare, airline taxes and departure fees!

Waterways of Holland and Belgium

Waterways of Holland and Belgium

9 days | Starting at: $3,395

Apr 20 - 28, 2015

Save $1,000 when you book by September 26, 2014!

Journey to the Lands of Gods & Heroes

Journey to the Lands of Gods & Heroes

12 days | Adult starting at: $7,395
Child starting at: $6,595

Jul 16 - 27, 2015

Special Family Savings — Please note that special rates apply for children. Call 1-855-330-1542 for complete pricing details. These rates apply to children ages 7-18.

Traditions of Southwestern France: Sojourn in the Dordogne

Traditions of Southwestern France: Sojourn in the Dordogne

9 days | Starting at: $4,695

Multiple departures between 2014 & 2015

Save $300 when you book before October 31, 2014!

A Cruise from the Adriatic to the Aegean

A Cruise from the Adriatic to the Aegean

9 days | Starting at: $3,995

Jun 15 - 23, 2015

Save $1,000 per person when you book by November 24, 2014!

In the Wake of Lewis & Clark

In the Wake of Lewis & Clark

7 days | Starting at: $3,940

Multiple departures between 2014 & 2015

Book for our 2014 departures by September 1, 2014 and save $550 off per person. Space is limited, book today!

Save $500 off per person on our 2015 departure! Space is limited, book today!

Expedition Exclusive: Enjoy beer and wine tastings with our compliments during the evening Recap and dinner—as a way to experience the full richness and diversity of the Pacific Northwest.​

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.

Natural Wonders of Australia and New Zealand

Natural Wonders of Australia and New Zealand

15 days | Starting at: $5,595

Feb 7 - 21, 2015

Save $1000 when you book by August 6, 2014!

Celtic Lands

Celtic Lands

10 days | Starting at: $5,695

May 12 - 21, 2015

Save $1,000 when you book by October 14, 2014.

Waterways of Russia

Waterways of Russia

11 days | Starting at: $5,355

Jul 18 - 28, 2015

Save $1,000 when you book by December 10, 2014!

Bermuda: A Winter Getaway

Bermuda: A Winter Getaway

5 days | Starting at: $2,995

Mar 9 - 13, 2015

Save $200 when you book by August 15, 2014!

A Cruise of Spain and Portugal

A Cruise of Spain and Portugal

9 days | Starting at: $4,995

Multiple departures between 2014 & 2015

Save $1,000 when you book by July 30, 2014!

Patagonian Explorer: Argentina and Chile by Land and Sea

Patagonian Explorer: Argentina and Chile by Land and Sea

18 days | Starting at: $7,569

Multiple departures between 2014 & 2015

Price includes airfare, airline taxes and departure fees!

European Coastal Civilizations

European Coastal Civilizations

9 days | Starting at: $3,995

Apr 23 - May 1, 2015

Save $1,000 per person when you book by September 30, 2014!

Changing Tides of History: Cruising the Baltic Sea

Changing Tides of History: Cruising the Baltic Sea

10 days | Starting at: $5,995

Jun 4 - 13, 2015

Save $1,000 when you book by December 4, 2014!

A Cruise of Panama and Costa Rica

A Cruise of Panama and Costa Rica

9 days | Starting at: $4,195

Feb 26 - Mar 6, 2015

Save $1,000 when you book by August 5, 2014!

The Elbe River

The Elbe River

9 days | Starting at: $3,995

May 28 - Jun 5, 2015

Save $1,000 when you book by November 17, 2014!

Glories of Turkey and Classical Greece

Glories of Turkey and Classical Greece

18 days | Starting at: $4,995

Sep 10 - 27, 2014

Save up to $600 ($300 for single travelers)!
Price also includes shore excursions, educational program, cruise staff gratuities, most meals, wine or beer with dinners, port fees, service charges, and more. 
$595 ROUND-TRIP AIRFARE from 60 North American gateways, including all airline and government fees and taxes.

Family Savings

Exploring Alaska's Coastal Wilderness

Exploring Alaska's Coastal Wilderness

8 days | Starting at: $6,290

May 24 - 31, 2015

Aug 29 - Sep 5, 2015

For our MAY departure, receive complimentary round-trip airfare between Seattle and Alaska when you book by September 30, 2014.

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

In the Wake of Lewis & Clark

In the Wake of Lewis & Clark

7 days | Starting at: $3,940

Multiple departures between 2014 & 2015

Book for our 2014 departures by September 1, 2014 and save $550 off per person. Space is limited, book today!

Save $500 off per person on our 2015 departure! Space is limited, book today!

Expedition Exclusive: Enjoy beer and wine tastings with our compliments during the evening Recap and dinner—as a way to experience the full richness and diversity of the Pacific Northwest.​

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.

Airfare Included!

Passage of the Moors

Passage of the Moors

13 days | Starting at: $4,795

Oct 24 - Nov 5, 2015

Price includes airfare, airline taxes and departure fees!

Pearls of Antiquity

Pearls of Antiquity

16 days | Starting at: $4,845

Apr 17 - May 2, 2015

Price includes airfare, airline taxes and departure fees!

Adventure in Iceland

Adventure in Iceland

11 days | Starting at: $4,798

Multiple departures between 2014 & 2015

Price includes airfare, airline taxes and departure fees!

Eternal Japan: From Tokyo to Kyoto

Eternal Japan: From Tokyo to Kyoto

13 days | Starting at: $6,286

Multiple departures between 2014 & 2015

Price includes airfare, airline taxes and departure fees!

France Through the Ages

France Through the Ages

15 days | Starting at: $6,396

Multiple departures between 2014 & 2015

Price includes airfare, airline taxes and departure fees!

Highlights of Italy

Highlights of Italy

17 days | Starting at: $5,884

Multiple departures between 2014 & 2015

Price includes airfare, airline taxes and departure fees!

Legendary Peru

Legendary Peru

11 days | Starting at: $4,749

Multiple departures between 2014 & 2015

Price includes airfare, airline taxes and departure fees!

Legendary Turkey and the Turquoise Coast

Legendary Turkey and the Turquoise Coast

15 days | Starting at: $4,592

Multiple departures between 2014 & 2015

Price includes airfare, airline taxes and departure fees!

Machu Picchu & the Galápagos

Machu Picchu & the Galápagos

15 days | Starting at: $8,093

Multiple departures between 2014 & 2015

Price includes airfare, airline taxes and departure fees!

Northern Italy

Northern Italy

14 days | Starting at: $5,999

May 20 - Jun 2, 2015

Sep 23 - Oct 6, 2015

Price includes airfare, airline taxes and departure fees!

Old World Europe

Old World Europe

17 days | Starting at: $5,697

Multiple departures between 2014 & 2015

Price includes airfare, airline taxes and departure fees!

Southern Italy & Sicily

Southern Italy & Sicily

15 days | Starting at: $5,867

Multiple departures between 2014 & 2015

Price includes airfare, airline taxes and departure fees!

Tanzania Safari

Tanzania Safari

15 days | Starting at: $8,143

Multiple departures between 2014 & 2015

Price includes airfare, airline taxes and departure fees!

The Emerald Isle

The Emerald Isle

13 days | Starting at: $5,258

Multiple departures between 2014 & 2015

Price includes airfare, airline taxes and departure fees!

Bhutan's Peaceful Kingdom

Bhutan's Peaceful Kingdom

13 days | Starting at: $7,059

Oct 6 - 18, 2014

Price includes airfare, airline taxes and departure fees!

Discovering Vietnam

Discovering Vietnam

16 days | Starting at: $4,647

Multiple departures between 2014 & 2015

Price includes airfare, airline taxes and departure fees!

Scandinavian Journey: Norway, Sweden, and Denmark

Scandinavian Journey: Norway, Sweden, and Denmark

16-17 days | Starting at: $6,874

Multiple departures between 2014 & 2015

Price includes airfare, airline taxes and departure fees!

Journey through India: From Royal Rajasthan to Kerala

Journey through India: From Royal Rajasthan to Kerala

20 days | Starting at: $6,294

Nov 17 - Dec 6, 2014

Feb 2 - 21, 2015

Price includes airfare, airline taxes and departure fees!

Exploring Alaska's Coastal Wilderness

Exploring Alaska's Coastal Wilderness

8 days | Starting at: $6,290

May 24 - 31, 2015

Aug 29 - Sep 5, 2015

For our MAY departure, receive complimentary round-trip airfare between Seattle and Alaska when you book by September 30, 2014.

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

Adventure in Mongolia

Adventure in Mongolia

16 days | Starting at: $7,542

Aug 27 - Sep 11, 2014

Price includes airfare, airline taxes and departure fees!

Mystical India

Mystical India

18 days | Starting at: $5,594

Multiple departures between 2014 & 2015

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: $7,569

Multiple departures between 2014 & 2015

Price includes airfare, airline taxes and departure fees!

Splendors of Australia and New Zealand

Splendors of Australia and New Zealand

22 days | Starting at: $9,257

Multiple departures between 2014 & 2015

Price includes airfare, airline taxes and departure fees!

Costa Rica's Natural Treasures

Costa Rica's Natural Treasures

12 days | Starting at: $3,681

Multiple departures between 2014 & 2015

Price includes airfare, airline taxes and departure fees!

African Safari

African Safari

14 days | Starting at: $7,954

Multiple departures between 2014 & 2015

Price includes airfare, airline taxes and departure fees!​

Splendors of Morocco

Splendors of Morocco

14 days | Starting at: $5,429

Multiple departures between 2014 & 2015

Price includes airfare, airline taxes and departure fees!

Treasures of Southern Spain and Portugal

Treasures of Southern Spain and Portugal

15 days | Starting at: $5,757

Multiple departures between 2014 & 2015

Price includes airfare, airline taxes and departure fees!

Across Northern Spain and Portugal

Across Northern Spain and Portugal

17 days | Starting at: $5,878

Multiple departures between 2014 & 2015

Price includes airfare, airline taxes and departure fees!

Exploring Southern Africa

Exploring Southern Africa

18 days | Starting at: $8,845

Apr 30 - May 17, 2015

Sep 17 - Oct 4, 2015

Price includes airfare, airline taxes and departure fees!

Scotland's Treasures

Scotland's Treasures

12 days | Starting at: $5,847

Multiple departures between 2014 & 2015

Price includes airfare, airline taxes and departure fees!

Treasures of Turkey: The Lost Worlds of Anatolia

Treasures of Turkey: The Lost Worlds of Anatolia

15 days | Starting at: $4,894

Multiple departures between 2014 & 2015

Price includes airfare, airline taxes and departure fees!

Classic China and Tibet

Classic China and Tibet

19 days | Starting at: $6,771

Multiple departures between 2014 & 2015

Price includes airfare, airline taxes and departure fees!

Imperial China and the Yangtze

Imperial China and the Yangtze

14 days | Starting at: $5,169

Multiple departures between 2014 & 2015

Price includes airfare, airline taxes and departure fees!