9/19/17 - 10/10/17
Tue 6:00pm-8:00pm BELL 002
Retire Early & Travel Free
10/12/17 - 10/12/17
Thur 6:00pm-9:30pm CLII 219
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Free Previews will take place on Tuesday, October 24 at 3-5 pm.
Register by October 17 to attend the preview for FREE! Call (815) 921-3901 to reserve your spot.
Truly the Last American Frontier, Alaska has some of the most stunning scenery and wildlife in the world. Whales, glaciers, puffins, Denali, the Alaska Railroad and flightseeing through the stunning Alaskan Range...this trip has it all! Diverse landscapes and wildlife surround you on every turn, and our itinerary gives you the ultimate access into the splendor of Alaska. Additional highlights include Kenai Fjords National Park, World-class bear viewing, and the stunning scenery of Denali National Park. Optional halibut fishing excursion for the best halibut fishing on the planet.
The historical significance of South Africa is only overshadowed by the natural beauty and wilderness of Kruger National Park. Africa is one of the last places on earth to come eye-to-eye with some of the most majestic animals on the planet. You will also spend time in beautiful Capetown to visit Table Mountain, the Cape of Good Hope, and the best wineries in Africa. Optional add-on trip to Victoria Falls.
If the Great Migration is on your list, learn about this 10 day adventure to the heart of Africa. Mt. Kilmanjaro is the backdrop of the Kenya expedition, and we then travel on to Tanzania and Serengeti National Park for the Great Migration. Emotions run high as you witness the spectacle of 1.5 million animals doing what they have done for thousands of years. Additional highlights include the famous Ngorongoro Crater, visit to a Maasai Village, and hundreds of elephants in Tarangire National Park. Wildlife viewing on this trip is second to none.
India has one of the most unique and diverse societies in the world. You will take a rickshaw through the main street of old Delhi, visit the oldest and busiest market in the world, the local spice market, and the largest temple complex in the world. You will also visit the remarkable Taj Mahal in Agra, and the Blue City of Jaipur.
If you are a student, and want to learn more about the 2018 trips to India or Africa, please register. Trips are scheduled during spring and summer breaks, and students participate in 9 days of India or Africa for $980 + discounted air.
Botswana is an exclusive destination that features wildlife in the beautiful Okavango Delta and the Kalahari Region. These are spectacular trips with luxurious lodging in each venue, and Victoria Falls (one of the Seven Wonders of the World) provides the grand finale!