Archived Trips

California's Water Issues
Sat, May 07, 2011 - Sun, May 08, 2011

Designated in its entirety as "Wild & Scenic" in 1984, the Tuolumne is California's premier whitewater river. Join the Club's INFORUM division for a weekend river adventure, lively debates about California's water issues, and socializing by campfire. Experience heart-pounding Class...

From Istanbul to the Turquoise Coast
Sat, April 23, 2011 - Sat, May 07, 2011

Turkey-where Europe and Asia meet to form "the cradle of civilization"-is yours to discover on this exclusive 15-day tour. Begin your journey in Istanbul, Turkey's cultural and spiritual heart. The city astonishes with its legendary Blue Mosque, Hagia Sofia, and Topkapi Palace, one...

Venice and the Medieval World
Fri, April 22, 2011 - Wed, May 04, 2011

Throughout the Middle Ages the art, architecture, music, and science of Venice were influenced and enriched by the Byzantine and Islamic civilizations that flourished in the Aegean, Asia Minor, and the Middle East.

Setting forth from Cyprus, we sail to Israel, where we offer you...

Natural Treasures and Human Accomplishments
Mon, February 14, 2011 - Mon, February 28, 2011

Round the Cape of Good Hope with us aboard the elegant 114-guest Corinthian IIfrom Mozambique's attractive capital of Maputo on to South Africa's Table Mountain, Stellenbosch wine country, and wildlife preserves (where many of "the big five" can be seen). Experience Namibia's serene...

With four nights aboard the M.Y. Harmony V
Sun, January 23, 2011 - Fri, February 04, 2011

 

Five thousand years of human history, achievement and faith are explored on this one-of-a-kind journey through Egypt, Jordan and Israel. Join us as we sail along the ancient trade routes of the Red Sea aboard the exclusively chartered M.Y. Harmony V, an intimate, deluxe ship with...

(with an extension to Laos)
Thu, November 04, 2010 - Sat, November 20, 2010

Join Ambassador James Rosenthal on this incredible journey to Southeast Asia. Start in bustling Hanoi, with its French colonial architecture and broad tree-lined boulevards. Continue through the rich farmlands of the Red River Delta, with scenes of rice fields and water buffalo, then board a...

Sun, October 17, 2010 - Fri, October 22, 2010

During this exclusive program in our nation's capital, Club members will participate in a series of private Commonwealth Club forums held at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Meet high-level representatives from within the presidential administration, Congress, the media, think...

Aboard the Corinthian II
Tue, October 05, 2010 - Fri, October 08, 2010

For thousands of years, the Mediterranean has been the highway to empire. Visit Turkey, Greece, Malta, Croatia and Italy aboard the Corinthian II, which follows the wake of empire-builders, who spread civilization and culture throughout the Mediterranean.

In Istanbul, explore the...

Land of the Andes, Incas, and Machu Picchu
Sat, October 02, 2010 - Mon, October 11, 2010

Awaken your spirit in magical Peru, where breathtaking scenery and ancient mysteries weave together an inspirational journey of history, community and adventure. Starting in Lima, tour the Plaza de Armas, a UNESCO World Heritage site. In Urubamba, the Sacred Valley of the Incas, visit the Pisac...

Aboard the National Geographic Sea Bird
Sat, September 18, 2010 - Fri, September 24, 2010

Relive a vital chapter in our nation's history during this journey that takes you through a landscape that looks much as it did when they saw it two centuries ago. At the Columbia River, stand on deck as the ship is elevated more than 700 feet through a series of eight navigation locks, a marvel...