Journey to the pristine islands that inspired Charles Darwin's The Origin of the Species. This special expedition features special curriculum before departure and during the trip guided by Caltech's Rob Phillips, Fred and Nancy Morris Professor of Biophysics, Biology, and Physics. This trip is co-presented by the Caltech Alumni Association and the Caltech Associates
Immerse yourself in the world of jazz in Montmartre, cruise on the Seine, and experience the UNESCO World Heritage Site and tour the architectural and cultural institution – the Musée du quai Branly. Caltech Professor Jean-Laurent Rosenthal, PhD (PhD ’88) will join you on special tours highlighting the influence of African American expatriates on Parisian life and culture.
Join Douglas Duncan, PhD (BS ’73), University of Colorado astronomer and eclipse tour veteran, for this unique experience. Head to Horseshoe Bay, designated as an IDA International Dark Sky Community, near Austin, Texas to experience a total solar eclipse. Book now, eclipse tours for 2024 are already selling out (the next US eclipse won't happen until 2045.)
Second departure date added! Experience the raw beauty, wildlife, and unparalleled natural wonders on this exceptional adventure. See the grand cascades of Victoria Falls, follow in Mandela’s footsteps on Robben Island, and see untamed wilderness from aboard the elegant Rovos Rail. Experience South Africa, Botswana, and Zimbabwe on this remarkable luxury safari tour. September 24 departure date sold out.
From the UNESCO sites at Luxor and Giza to the engineering marvel of Aswan High Dam, see the wonders of ancient and modern Egypt on this 10-day land and cruise excursion. An Egyptologist will be available to answer all your questions as you explore the sites together.
Join Caltech Professor Fiona Harrison, PhD, on this expedition to Chile and Argentina, featuring exclusive, private visits to some of the world’s most advanced observatories and telescopes.
Visit Antartica, one of the last remote and wild places on Earth, on the National Geographic Explorer.
We set out to plan a special itinerary for the Caltech Alumni Association that combines beautiful walks with an emphasis on the cooking and culinary traditions of the Amalfi peninsula.
More than 90 Caltech Associates and alumni took a trip of a lifetime to the Galápagos Islands from August 24 to September 2.
Caltech professor Rob Phillips and some of his students in New Zealand to explore a tropical rainforest…at the foot of a glacier.
Madras eclipse trip with Caltech Alumni
Columbia and Snake River Trip with John Hall
Caltech Alumni, Alexx Tobeck and Mark Simmons visit Norway.