2014

2014 Tours!

We’re excited to share our exciting assortment of tours for 2014! Travel with Smithsonian to Europe, Asia, Australia, or the Americas with small groups of congenial travel companions and expert leaders.
 

Europe
Sep 20 - Oct 5, 2014
16 days
Experience a journey of a lifetime aboard the Tsar’s Gold private train
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Multiple Departures, 2014 & 2015
17 days
Explore layers of history during this small group journey to Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, Austria, and the Czech Republic
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Multiple Departures, 2014 & 2015
17 days
Experience the highlights of Italy from the Amalfi Coast to Rome, Tuscany, Florence, and Venice
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Multiple Departures, 2014 & 2015
15 days
Explore Italy’s southernmost regions from Sicily to the Amalfi Coast
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Multiple Departures, 2014 & 2015
15 days
Stay in historic inns in Spain and Portugal and discover the spirit of Iberia's rich Roman and Moorish past
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Multiple Departures, 2014 & 2015
15 days
Journey from Toulouse to Paris and explore French history and culture
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Multiple Departures, 2014 & 2015
15 days
Explore Turkey's landmark classical sites and enjoy a four-day cruise aboard a traditional Turkish gulet
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Multiple Departures, 2014 & 2015
15 days
Explore Turkey's fascinating sites, from Istanbul and Mt. Nemrut to surreal Cappadocia on this small-group tour
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Multiple Departures, 2014 & 2015
13 days
Discover Ireland's many charms on this intimate exploration of the Emerald Isle
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Multiple Departures, 2014 & 2015
12 days
Journey from Glasgow to the Highlands and Edinburgh on this special highlights tour
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Multiple Departures, 2014 & 2015
11 days
Explore the natural beauty and geological wonders of this amazing island
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Multiple Departures, 2014 & 2015
17 days
Enjoy the dramatic landscapes, contemporary culture, and folk traditions in the land of the Midnight Sun
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Nov 2 - 8, 2014
7 days
Explore European history in the Hundred-Spired City
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Multiple Departures, 2014 & 2015
15 days
Enjoy family fun on this unique learning adventure featuring Istanbul, Cappadocia and the Turquoise Coast
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Apr 27 - May 5, 2014
9 days
Enjoy the arts, history and flowers of Holland and Belgium while cruising the canals and waterways aboard the AmaDolce
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Oct 4 - 25, 2014
Mar 7 - 28, 2015
Oct 3 - 24, 2015
22 days
Live out your Tuscan dream on our new three-week immersion program in Florence
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May 31 - Jun 8, 2014
9 days
Tour some of Italy's most renowned areas of applied arts on this new tour to Milan's trendy design districts
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Multiple Departures, 2014
8 days
Trace the events of the pivotal Battle of Normandy and gain a great understanding of this monumental military operation
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Apr 27 - May 5, 2014
9 days
Explore the history, arts, and cuisine from Lisbon to Honfleur aboard the deluxe L'Austral
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Multiple Departures, 2014
12 days
Explore the treasures of Sarajevo and Mostar, and sail from Dubrovnik to Venice aboard the all-suite Corinthian
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Mar 16 - 23, 2015
Nov 2 - 9, 2015
8 days
Discover the hidden treasures of Rome on this VIP insider's access tour of the Eternal City
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Nov 2 - 8, 2014
7 days
Discover the elegance, magic and joie de vivre of Paris on this exciting program that showcases the history and culture of the City of Light
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Aug 26 - Sep 3, 2014
Sep 9 - 17, 2014
9 days
Go off the beaten path and travel along Italy's southern coast to discover Apulia, a region little changed by modern times
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May 28 - Jun 7, 2014
11 days
Cruise from Scotland to England with top experts aboard the deluxe
M.S. Le Boréal
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May 21 - 27, 2014
7 days
Enjoy exclusive behind-the-scenes access to this premier film festival with experts
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Aug 20 - 29, 2014
10 days
Travel from Germany to Belgium and Holland on an exclusive tour of the region's automobile legacies and attend the Belgian Grand Prix
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Jun 15 - 25, 2014
11 days
Cruise the Rhine River and enjoy historic train rides through the Swiss Alps
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Jun 26 - Jul 9, 2014
14 days
Explore historic sites of the Adriatic and Aegean seas aboard the Aegean Odyssey
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Apr 25 - May 12, 2014
18 days
Discover the legendary ancient sites of the Aegean Sea, from Santorini to Rhodes, as well as Pergamum and Troy aboard the Aegean Odyssey
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Jul 13 - 24, 2014
12 days
Explore pivotal sites of the ancient Mediterranean and watch history come alive on this exciting family adventure
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Oct 10 - 18, 2014
9 days
Experience the arts and culture of Sicily aboard Sea Cloud II
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Sep 10 - 27, 2014
18 days
Explore the legendary sites of the Mediterranean from Turkey to Greece aboard the 380-guest Aegean Odyssey
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Oct 4 - 18, 2014
15 days
Explore historic sites along the shores of the Black Sea aboard the 380-guest Aegean Odyssey
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Jun 6 - 14, 2014
9 days
Explore the Black Sea and Crimean ports as you sail aboard the M.V. Tere Moana
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Sep 15 - 27, 2014
13 days
Experience the diverse, scenic landscapes and vibrant cultural heritage of Croatia
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Sep 16 - 26, 2014
11 days
Experience Bell’Italia aboard the small ship Variety Voyager
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Sep 12 - 26, 2014
15 days
Enjoy stays in Prague and Kraków and a cruise of the legendary Danube aboard the M.S. Amadeus Diamond
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May 21 - 29, 2014
9 days
A Viking legacy cruise aboard Le Boréal
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May 22 - 30, 2014
9 days
Be a VIP observer of the heart-stirring launch of a manned Soyuz spacecraft
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Sep 6 - 14, 2014
9 days
Immerse yourself in quintessential England, from Oxford to the Cotswolds with a special visit to Highclere Castle of Downton Abbey fame
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Aug 2 - 14, 2014
13 days
Discover the dramatic natural world of Iceland and Greenland during a cruise aboard the deluxe M.S. L'Austral
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Multiple Departures, 2014 & 2015
17 days
Stay in historic lodgings as you journey from Lisbon and Oporto to Santiago, Bilbao, the Pyrenees and Barcelona
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Sep 19 - 27, 2014
9 days
Explore the famous rivieras from Rome to Barcelona aboard the stunning M.V. Tere Moana
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Sep 24 - Oct 2, 2014
9 days
Cruise from Athens to Istanbul aboard the exclusively chartered, intimate M.S. Le Soleal
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Sep 8 - 16, 2014
9 days
Cruising the Rhône River aboard the Exclusively chartered, Deluxe M.S. Amadeus Symphony
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Jun 14 - 23, 2014
Jul 12 - 21, 2014
10 days
Take your family on a fun summer learning adventure to London and Paris
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Jun 28 - Jul 8, 2014
11 days
Take your family on a summer adventure—from Madrid and Toledo to Granada and Seville
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Jun 21 - Jul 1, 2014
Jul 19 - 29, 2014
11 days
Discover the treasures of Venice, Florence, San Gimignano, and Rome
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Jun 18 - 26, 2014
9 days
Explore the treasures of Croatia, Montenegro, and Venice during a cruise aboard the deluxe M.S. Le Soléal
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Oct 20 - 29, 2014
10 days
Meet mystery authors and explore their settings as you travel from Yorkshire to Edinburgh
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Multiple Departures, 2014
9 days
Sail from Venice to Dubrovnik with stops in Split, Hvar and Kotor all aboard the all-suite Corinthian
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Sep 10 - 21, 2014
12 days
Tour the highlights of Normandy, including visits to D-Day memorials and landmarks, before experiencing the culture of Paris.
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Jul 23 - Aug 8, 2014
17 days
Exploring Historic Port Towns & Sites Along the Shores of the Adriatic & Ionian Seas
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Africa
Multiple Departures, 2014 & 2015
14 days
Explore World Heritage sites, imperial cities, and stunning natural wonders during this intimate Moroccan adventure
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Multiple Departures, 2014 & 2015
14 days
Explore the natural wonders of Africa on safari with our experts
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Jun 23 - Jul 9, 2014
Sep 8 - 24, 2014
17 days
Embark upon an amazing safari across Uganda and see the legendary Mountain Gorillas in the wild
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Oct 15 - 27, 2014
13 days
Discover Namibia on this exciting new adventure, aboard the privately chartered train, Desert Express
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Multiple Departures, 2014 & 2015
15 days
Experience the breadth of Tanzania's riches, from Ngorongoro Crater and the Serengeti to exotic Zanzibar and Saadani National Park
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Multiple Departures, 2014, 2015 & 2016
12 days
Take an exciting family safari and explore Ngorongoro Conservation Area and Serengeti National Park
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North America
May 4 - 14, 2014
11 days
Sail aboard the Yorktown and discover the cultural hubs of the eastern seaboard
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Aug 18 - 29, 2014
12 days
Cruise from Chicago to Montreal aboard the small ship Yorktown
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Sep 22 - Oct 4, 2014
13 days
Cruise Canada's scenic waterways and marvel at New England’s rugged and picturesque coast aboard the Yorktown
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May 27 - Jun 10, 2014
15 days
Sail aboard the Yorktown and cruise from New York to Canada's dazzling waterways
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Nov 8 - 15, 2014
8 days
Experience the natural beauty and historic sites from Jacksonville to Charleston aboard the Yorktown
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Jun 30 - Jul 10, 2014
Jul 10 - 20, 2014
11 days
Cruise all five enchanting Great Lakes aboard the small ship Yorktown
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Jun 3 - 8, 2014
6 days
Attend the 37th annual festival of music, dance, and theater in South Carolina
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Sep 21 - 25, 2014
5 days
Enjoy exclusive observatory visits and skywatching in the southwest
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Sep 17 - 21, 2014
5 days
Enjoy an exclusive art tour in Arkansas and Missouri
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May 5 - 8, 2014
Sep 22 - 25, 2014
4 days
Featuring an exclusive after-hours tour of the Barnes Foundation
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Aug 1 - 9, 2014
9 days
Explore historic landmarks and art museums on this unique art cruise aboard the Independence
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Oct 17 - 25, 2014
9 days
Enjoy a cruise of the historic and cultural treasures of the Hudson River Valley
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Aug 7 - 14, 2014
8 days
Experience the breathtaking landscapes of the Canadian Rockies and a train ride aboard the Rocky Mountaineer
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Jun 13 - 25, 2014
13 days
Cruise Alaska's majestic Inside Passage and enjoy spectacular natural beauty and wildlife aboard the 100-guest American Spirit
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May 30 - Jun 7, 2014
9 days
Puget Sound and the San Juan Islands Aboard the 100-guest American Spirit
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Aug 9 - 15, 2014
Sep 29 - Oct 5, 2014
7 days
Experience some of America’s most dramatic scenery on our spectacular Fall adventure!
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Aug 26 - Sep 1, 2014
7 days
Enjoy leisurely hikes and walks amid snowcapped mountains, lush alpine meadows, and spectacular glacier-fed lakes
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Jul 19 - 26, 2014
8 days
Join us in western New York and learn from experts about the Lewis and Clark Expedition and the race to discover America’s western frontier
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Sep 14 - 19, 2014
6 days
In commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War
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Sep 3 - 8, 2014
6 days
Only Smithsonian can offer you an insider’s pass to one of the most prestigious film festivals in the world!
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Asia
Sep 20 - Oct 5, 2014
16 days
Experience a journey of a lifetime aboard the Tsar’s Gold private train
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Multiple Departures, 2014 & 2015
14 days
Discover China's treasures, both ancient and modern, on a classic journey through China's Middle Kingdom including a Yangtze cruise
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Multiple Departures, 2014 & 2015
13 days
Explore a land of rich traditions and stunning modernity
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Multiple Departures, 2014 & 2015
19 days
Witness ancient traditions and modern life in China and Tibet on this popular journey
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May 12 - 24, 2014
Oct 6 - 18, 2014
13 days
Enjoy the breathtaking Himalayan scenery of this remote country
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Jun 18 - Jul 3, 2014
Aug 27 - Sep 11, 2014
16 days
Experience the traditions and natural wonders of Mongolia
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Oct 5 - 19, 2014
15 days
Explore the ancient kingdoms of Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan in the heart of the Silk Road
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May 7 - 20, 2014
Apr 10 - 23, 2015
14 days
Explore the arts and culture of Japan during a cruise of the Inland Sea and Sea of Japan aboard the Caledonian Sky
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Mar 18 - 30, 2015
13 days
Experience the magic of Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore and Bali, and a three-night luxury train ride aboard the Eastern & Oriental Express
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Aug 8 - 24, 2014
17 days
Explore the rugged landscapes of northwestern Australia and the traditional cultures of the Spice Islands aboard the National Geographic Orion
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Jan 31 - Feb 24, 2015
25 days
Explore the many cultures of Southeast Asia by land and sea on this comprehensive journey aboard the 380-guest Aegean Odyssey
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Jan 18 - Feb 9, 2015
23 days
Cruise southeast Asia aboard the 380-guest Aegean Odyssey and discover Borneo, Bali, Borobudur and Singapore
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Dec 1 - 16, 2014
Jan 5 - 20, 2015
Feb 16 - Mar 3, 2015
16 days
Explore the fascinating highlights of Vietnam, from its imperial cities to the Mekong River Delta
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Multiple Departures, 2014 & 2015
18 days
Discover the cultural and natural treasures of Northern India, featuring Ranthambore National Park
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Nov 17 - Dec 6, 2014
Feb 2 - 21, 2015
20 days
Enjoy a comprehensive adventure that features Northern and Southern India
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Multiple Departures, 2014 & 2015
14 days
Experience the many treasures of China on this unique family tour
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Australia
Feb 7 - 21, 2015
15 days
Discover New Zealand and Australia on a 15-day tour with an exclusive four-night Great Barrier Reef cruise aboard Coral Princess
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Jul 2 - 22, 2014
21 days
Explore the unique treasures of Australia as you circle the entire continent by private jet
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Aug 8 - 24, 2014
17 days
Explore the rugged landscapes of northwestern Australia and the traditional cultures of the Spice Islands aboard the National Geographic Orion
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Multiple Departures, 2014 & 2015
22 days
Explore the treasures of Australia and New Zealand, from breathtaking natural wonders to inviting cities
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Central & South America
Jan 15 - 22, 2015
8 days
Discover the gardens and history of the Caribbean aboard the luxury yacht Sea Cloud II
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Multiple Departures, 2015
8 days
Travel to Cuba with Smithsonian Journeys and take part in an immersive People-to-People experience
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Multiple Departures, 2014 & 2015
11 days
Discover the breathtaking natural wonders and intriguing legacies of the Andes and Machu Picchu
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Multiple Departures, 2014 & 2015
15 days
Discover Peru's enigmatic Machu Picchu and Darwin’s “living laboratory” of the Galápagos
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Feb 26 - Mar 6, 2015
9 days
Explore Costa Rica's natural wonders and cruise the mighty locks and waterways of the 100-year-old Panama Canal
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Multiple Departures, 2014 & 2015
12 days
Explore the natural wonders of Costa Rica on this active adventure
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Multiple Departures, 2014 & 2015
18 days
Discover the magnificent landscapes of Argentina and Chile by land and sea
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Multiple Departures, 2015
10 days
Experience the greatest voyage in natural history aboard a spacious and comfortable riverboat
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Multiple Departures, 2014, 2015 & 2016
9 days
Experience the wonders of the rain forest with your family and go behind the scenes at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute
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Multiple Departures, 2014, 2015 & 2016
9 days
Take a fun family adventure featuring exciting activities and rain forest explorations
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Multiple Departures, 2014, 2015 & 2016
10 days
Explore the natural wonders of the Galápagos and cultural wonders of Ecuador’s Highlands with your children
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Private Jet Adventures
Sep 30 - Oct 22, 2014
23 days
Join this memorable Private Jet adventure featuring Peru, Easter Island, Samoa, Australia, Cambodia, India, Tanzania, Petra, Morocco
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Apr 29 - May 7, 2014
9 days
Travel on a customized private plane to explore the natural and cultural wonders of the American West
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Oct 31 - Nov 16, 2014
17 days
Jet set from Jordan to India, ending in Morocco, experiencing Petra, the Taj Mahal, the Maldives, Rwanda and Marrakech along the way!
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