Ancient Egypt and the Nile <p>Travel from vibrant Cairo and the Great Pyramids to Abu Simbel and Aswan, plus take a classic voyage along the Lower Nile from Aswan to Luxor.</p>

Ancient Egypt and the Nile

14 days | Multiple departures in 2020

Cruising the Dalmatian Coast <p>Enjoy a leisurely seven-night cruise of the Adriatic aboard a small 34-guest yacht. Your voyage showcases Croatia’s Istrian Peninsula and Dalmatian Coast, plus a three-day land journey through neighboring Slovenia.​</p>

Cruising the Dalmatian Coast

12 days | Jun 12 - 23, 2019

Voyage on the Mississippi <p>Journey to the heart and soul of the American South aboard a traditional paddle wheeler as you voyage from spirited New Orleans to antebellum Natchez and lively Memphis.</p>

Voyage on the Mississippi

9 days | May 17 - 25, 2019 | Nov 8 - 16, 2019

Highlights of Britain <p>Explore the history, legends, and culture of Britain—from vibrant Edinburgh and dramatic Snowdonia to cosmopolitan London. Along this epic journey you'll also discover England's legendary Lake District, the rural Cotswolds, and Roman Bath. </p>


Highlights of Britain

14 days | Multiple departures in 2019

Treasures of Tuscany: A Family Journey <p>Join us for a fun-filled stay in Tuscany! Visit nearby Florence, Siena, and San Gimignano; enjoy hands-on art and culinary activities; and stay in a medieval village at an upscale, historic Tuscan villa (with a refreshing pool).</p>

Treasures of Tuscany: A Family Journey

8 days | Jun 21 - 28, 2019 | Jul 12 - 19, 2019

Hikes and Cuisine of Provence <p>Become immersed in the landscapes of Provence during leisurely hikes that showcase such historic towns as Avignon and Gordes. Plus, savor traditional cusine and wine of the Rhône River and Luberon Valley, meet with vintners and cheese purveyors, and talk with a truffle expert.</p>

Hikes and Cuisine of Provence

9 days | May 3 - 11, 2019 | Sep 13 - 21, 2019

Around the World by Private Jet <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

24-25 days | Sep 29 - Oct 22, 2019 | Feb 20 - Mar 15, 2020

The Swiss Alps <p>Enjoy Switzerland's cultural traditions and experience the breathtaking mountains on easy hikes and special train rides during our stay program. </p>

The Swiss Alps

9 days | Jul 17 - 25, 2019 | Aug 28 - Sep 5, 2019

Smithsonian at Space Academy <p>Mark the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 as you go behind the scenes at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama, for a VIP experience. Meet scientists, engineers, and astronauts and participate in space exploration simulations and astronaut training activities. </p>

Smithsonian at Space Academy

5 days | Nov 10 - 14, 2019 | Nov 17 - 21, 2019


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                      Enjoying the cruise on the Yangtze River 

                      Arctic-blue glaciers and spectacular scenery of Alaska 

                      Fiordland National Park on New Zealand's South Island. Credit: Ed Kanze 

                      Exploring Antarctica. Credit: Jim Zimbelman 

                      Smithsonian Around the World by Private Jet traveler in India. Credit: Dr. Richard Kurin 

                      On Easter Island 

                      At Potala Palace, Tibet 

                      In Agra, India 

                      In Bali. Credit: Dawn Rooney 

                      Aboard Zodiacs in Alaska 

                      In Singapore. Credit: Dawn Rooney 

                      On a hike in Europe 

                      Relaxing on the dunes in Morocco 

                      In the Baltics  

                      Legendary Peru travelers at Machu Picchu 

                      Enjoying the Highlights of Italy 

                      Enjoying the international Cannes Film Festival 

                      Loch Lomond, Scotland. Credit: Katherine Forsyth 

                      Railroading in New England. Credit: Jen Slowey 

                      Exploring the Galápagos Islands 

                      At Cannes Film Festival 

                      On an Expedition to Antarctica 

                      On an Expedition to Antarctica with the Le Soléal in the background 

                      On an Expedition to Antarctica with the Le Soléal in the background 

                      Enjoying the Great European Journey  

                      Enjoying the Emerald Isle in front of Blarney Castle 

                      African Safari – group photo with surprise guest in the background 

                      In Potsdam, Germany 

                      Doubtful Sound in New Zealand