Travel Opportunities



Pacific Northwest - American Empress


July 18 - 26, 2015
Price: From $3,795 per person

Trace the fabled path of Lewis and Clark on this epic voyage that highlights the history and natural grandeur of the Pacific Northwest. From Clarkston, Washington to Portland, cruise the Columbia and Snake Rivers aboard the elegant American Empress, stopping at Sacajawea State Park, The Dalles, Stevenson and Astoria.

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Pilgrimage to Fatima, Spain & Lourdes

August 16 - 28, 2015 Prices vary on departure date and occupancy.

Availability: Tour 40: Fatima, Spain, Lourdes & Paris - Aug 16 - 28 * $5299 based on double occupancy/ $1099 additional for single.
Tour 37: Fatima, Spain, Lourdes - Aug 16 - 25 * $4399 based on double occupancy/ $649 additional for single. 
Tour 8: Lourdes, Nevers, Lisieux & Paris Aug 21 - 28 * $3899 based on double occupancy/ $899 additional for single.

As an alumnus of SJU you are invited to join Father. C. Kevin Gillespie, S.J. ’72 on a pilgrimage to significant Catholic locations throughout Europe. These sites include Fatima, Lourdes and Loyola, the birthplace of St. Ignatius of Loyola the founder of the Society of Jesus. This trip will take its pilgrims to many of Europe’s most holy Catholic sites where miracles and Catholic history have been made. With Fr. Gillespie, SJU’s 27th president serving as the spiritual director of the trip, you will receive a Jesuit perspective on these sacred sites. This pilgrimage will serve as a perfect prelude to the pilgrimage of Pope Francis’ visit to the United States in September. Register today!

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Baltic Marvels

August 19 - 27, 2015
Price: $2,799

Marvel at the storybook settings, deep-rooted history and canal-laced capitals of the Baltic as you sail from Copenhagen to Stockholm aboard the elegant Oceania Cruises Marina, with unforgettable interludes in Germany, Estonia, Russia and Finland.

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Paris Provence

September 7 - 15, 2015
Price: From $3,695 per person

Travel from the sun-drenched Rhone Valley through the heartland of France. Cruise through the best of the Burgundy, Beaujolais and Provence wine regions. Visit the wonderfully preserved Roman Amphitheater in Arles, the historic Papal Palace of Avignon and the Roman city of Orange; experience the renowned Cotes du Rhone wine region, and enjoy a walking tour of Lyon, France’s gastronomique gateway.

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Machu Picchu, Cusco & the Sacred Valley

November 1 - 6, 2015

Standard: $2,995
Deluxe: $3,495
Single Standard: $4,495

From the Sacred Valley of the Inca to the magical heights of Machu Picchu, join us as we uncover this culturally rich region of the Peruvian Andes. Step back in time to the glory of the Incan empire as you stroll the cobblestone streets of Cusco, explore the massive stone fortress at Ollantaytambo, and wind your way through the sacred ruins of Machu Picchu.

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2016 Travel Destinations


Hawaiian Adventure

Departing January 21 – 30, 2016
Price: starting at $4,749 for double occupancy. Airfare, taxes, fees and hotel transfers included
Highlights: Guests will be visiting Waikiki Beach, Pearl Harbor, Oahu’s North Shore, Kilohana Plantation, Waimea Canyon, Kauai Coffee Company, Iao Valley Monument, Lahaina, Polynesian Luau.

Aloha! Your adventure in the sun drenched Hawaiian Islands begins in Honolulu. Upon arrival, you’ll be welcomed with a traditional Hawaiian floral lei and whisked off by private car to your Waikiki Beach hotel. Relax and “hang loose” and let your adventure begin.

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Tasman Treasures:

Australia, Tasmania & New Zealand – Oceania Cruises

February 21 – March 9, 2016
Price: From $6,999 per person

From Sydney to Auckland, cruise through a world of geological wonders, cosmopolitan cities, exotic wildlife and rugged landscapes. Begin your journey with visits to Eden, Geelong and Melbourne – offering an enchanting blend of photogenic beaches, blossoming gardens and Victorian architecture.

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Cuban Discovery

A People-to-People Educational Exchange
Feb 25 - Mar 4, 2016
From $5,499 per person, double occupancy (airfare from Miami to Havana included)

Specially designed to showcase the island’s authentic spirit to reveal the rich culture, compelling history and architectural majesty of this long-forbidden island on the verge of great change. With an intimate group of up to 25 travelers, you’ll engage with the true heart and soul of this colorful country along with a private national tour guide. During your visits to Havana, Cienfuegos, Trinidad and Santa Clara, you will connect with Cuban citizens from all walks of life, including artists, educators and entrepreneurs, to discover the realities of this incredibly fascinating nation.

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Atolls & Islands of French Polynesia – Oceania Cruises

March 25 – April 4, 2016
$2,000 EARLY BOOKING SAVINGS PER STATEROOM IF BOOKED BY JULY 15, 2015
Price: From $4,299 per person

French Polynesia evokes images of vivid beauty: towering emerald mountain peaks, sparkling neon-blue lagoons and silky white-sand beaches. Experience one of the world’s most exotic destinations as Oceania Cruises’ graceful Marina takes you to the dreamy islands of the South Pacific. Begin with a stay in Papeete, Tahiti’s lively capital, before sailing to Moorea, touted by Frommer’s as the most beautiful island in the world.

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Spotlight on Paris

Departing April 5 - 11 2016
Price: starting at $3,399 double occupancy. Airfare, taxes, fees and hotel transfers included.
Highlights: Eiffel Tower Dinner, Seine River Cruise, Arc de Triomphe, Reims, Paradis Latin Cabaret

Come to know this city famous for its world – renowned art, food and fashion. Its rich history will astound you while its style dazzles you as you begin your journey through Paris.

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Celtic Lands

May 23 - June 1, 2016
From approximately $5895 plus air

Cruise for eight nights aboard the Five-Star small ship M.S.LEBORÉAL from Scotland, to Ireland, Wales and France. Meet Dwight David Eisenhower II and Lord Charles Spencer-Churchill, who will provide exclusive lectures and personal insights. Enjoy guided excursions in each port of call, including the beaches of Normandy.

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Southwest National Parks

June 5 – 14, 2016
Starting at $3,995 airfare not included.
Included: are 10 nights accommodations, transport via private deluxe motor coach, airport transfers for guests arriving and departing during the suggested times, admission and park fees throughout, a welcome drink, a private wine tasting, and meals including 10 breakfasts, 1 lunch, and 6 dinners.

Visit Bryce Canyon, Monument Valley, Zion National Park, and the Grand Canyon. Go river rafting along Glen Canyon with a visit to a petroglyph site and admire the beauty of light striking Antelope Canyon’s narrow sandstone walls. Share a peaceful evening with Navajo storytelling, and refresh in atmospheric hotels and lodges.

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The Great Journey Through Europe

July 4 - 14, 2016
From approximately $4295 plus air

This extraordinary 11-day “Grand Tour” of Europe combines river, rail, lake and mountains and features The Netherlands, Germany, France and Switzerland. Cruise aboard the deluxe AMADEUS FLEET along the most scenic sections of the Rhine River. Ride aboard three legendary railways—the Matterhorn’s Gornergrat Bahn, the famous Glacier Express and Lucerne’s Pilatus Railway.

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Discover Southeast Alaska

July 29 – August 5, 2016
Starting at $2,995 airfare not included
Included: all excursions, presentations, beverages including complimentary beer and wine with dinner, meals (7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, and 7 dinners), luggage porterage, and airport transfers for guests arriving and departing during the suggested times.

The awesome forces of nature are on full display in Alaska— See the spray of whales only yards away and venture into secluded inlets as you get up close to nature, mountains eroded by massive glaciers, icebergs crowding aquamarine seas.  Learn about Alaska’s culture at a a traditional Tlingit dance performance, current icefield research at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, and industry with a visit to a salmon hatchery.

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Grecian Delights – Oceania Cruises

October 1-9, 2016
From $2,899 per person, double occupancy (airfare included from select cities)

Discover incredible ancient wonders and delightful, sun-soaked islands on this Aegean adventure aboard Oceania Cruises’ state-of-the-art Riviera. From Istanbul to Athens, encounter stunning landscapes and historical treasures in Volos, Kusadasi, Patmos, Rhodes, Santorini and Mykonos.

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European Empires of Artistry – Oceania Cruises

October 14-22, 2016
From $2,899 per person, double occupancy (airfare included from select cities)

Trace the remnants of ancient empires and revel in striking Mediterranean beauty as you sail to Spain, France, Monaco and Italy. Unwind on the lovely Spanish island of Minorca, explore cultural charms in Sète, Marseille and Monte Carlo, and delve into the intriguing history of Portofino, Florence and Pisa.

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