I am so grateful that the Club offers travel opportunities as part of its mission to educate and inform!
Nanette Stringer, Commonwealth Club Traveler

Upcoming Trips

Jul 31 - Aug 10, 2024
Aboard World Navigator

Experience Scandinavia and the Baltic Sea during our 11-day and 9-night cruise aboard the exclusively chartered, five‑star World Navigator. By exclusive arrangement, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and former President of Poland Lech Wałesa joins us to present his perspective on Solidarity, globalization, and regional progress. Set forth from Stockholm, Sweden to Tallinn, Estonia, then to Helsinki, Finland. In Latvia's capital of Riga, see architectural wonders and immerse yourself in the legacy of the Solidarity movement in Gdansk, Poland. Experience Denmark’s sophisticated Copenhagen and Gothenburg, Sweden's, 17th-century Haga district. End your journey in Oslo, Norway. 

from $6,745 per person, double occupancy
Sep 1 - Sep 12, 2024

Explore the crossroads of the Mediterranean on this stellar 12-day small group journey.  Begin with Palermo’s impressive architecture and world-class street food.  Discover medieval Erice, Trapani’s salt pans, and stunning Monreale Cathedral.  Marvel at Agrigento’s remarkable Valley of the Temples and Villa Romana del Casale’s magnificent mosaics.  In Syracuse, explore Neapolis’ Archaeological Park and take a Sicilian cooking class.  After a Mount Etna excursion, enjoy lunch at a private farm.  The final destination is delightful Taormina.

$5,874 per person, double occupancy, including air from SFO
Sep 12 - Sep 28, 2024

Encounter a mélange of culture, religion, art and architecture. Tour Kyrgyzstan's capital Bishkek and learn about nomadic life in the village of Burana. ExploreRussian-accented Almaty in Kazakhstan. In Uzbekistan discover Khiva, a UNESCO site; watch silk weavers and visit an art studio in Bukhara; experience Samarkand's treasures; and see the world's oldest Quaran in Tashkent.

$8,394 per person, double occupancy, including air from SFO
Sep 30 - Oct 14, 2024
With an Optional Jordan Extension

Experience Cairo’s Egyptian Museum, the necropolis at Saqqara, the enigmatic Sphinx and the Pyramids of Giza. Relax during a 3-night cruise on Lake Nasser. See the temples at Abu Simbel and sail down the Nile on a 4-night cruise from Aswan to Luxor. Visit the Valleys of the Kings and Queens and Karnak. Optional 5-day/4-night Jordan post-tour extension.

$6,697 per person, double occupancy, including air from SFO
Oct 7 - Oct 15, 2024
Pillars of Pride aboard Le Bougainville

Our inaugural Pillars of Pride cruise to ancient Greece and Turkey explores the iconic stories of antiquity from an often untold LGBTQ+ lens. This dynamic, first-of-its-kind itinerary combines ancient history and culture with immersive experiences in modern LGBTQ+ life. This all-inclusive, 5-star cruise also features a full day in Santorini with optional excursions, a special visit to the ruins of Ephesus, and full overnight in Mykonos. Travel with guest speaker Eric Marcus, author of "Making Gay History."

from $5,215 per person, double occupancy
Oct 13 - Oct 22, 2024
Valletta to Tarragona Aboard Sea Cloud II

Experience the temples and cities left behind by waves of civilizations, including prehistoric peoples and the ancient Greeks, Carthaginians, and Romans. Sail aboard Sea Cloud II as it travels from Malta to Sicily, Tunisia, and Spain’s Balearic Islands. In Sicily, visit the magnificent Greek ruins of Agrigento and Segesta. In Tunisia, experience Tunis and the ancient city of Carthage. In Sardinia, wander through Su Nuraxi di Barumini to see nuraghi, imposing Bronze Age structures only found on this island, and tour Cagliari, Sardinia’s ancient capital. Sail to the island of Menorca. Disembark in Tarragona.

from $9,999 per person, double occupancy
Oct 15 - Oct 30, 2024
Aboard MS Amadeus Silver III

Sail through Central Europe along the legendary Rhine, Main and Danube Rivers aboard the exclusively chartered first-class Amadeus Silver III. Enjoy a 14-night cruise, taking an intimate look at Hungary, Germany, Austria, Slovakia and the Netherlands. Uncover the history and heritage of Budapest, Bratislava, Vienna and Amsterdam, and visit medieval villages and lauded landmarks. Included excursions allow you to customize your journey, from cycling and walking tours to wine tastings and more.

from $5,795 per person, double occupancy
Oct 16 - Oct 25, 2024
The Sacred Valley & the Lares Trail to Machu Picchu

Choose the less frequented path to Machu Picchu and be rewarded with authentic, immersive, and exclusive experiences. Take in the ancient history and living culture of Cusco and the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Visit the archeological site of Chinchero and the market at Pisaq. Take a Peruvian cooking class. Stay in deluxe mountain lodges along the Lares Trail and tailor your experience with adventure activities and cultural encounters. Explore the remarkable complex of Machu Picchu. This trip is designed to rejuvenate the soul.

from $5,895 per person, double occupancy
Oct 17 - Nov 1, 2024
with an 8-night cruise on Le Jacques Cartier

Spend two nights in Singapore, two nights in Bali, and eight nights cruising the islands of Indonesia, including Bali, Java, and Komodo Island on a luxury itinerary that blends nature, culture, and history. Visit the UNESCO-inscribed Borobudur Temple, one of the largest Buddhist monuments in the world, and Prambanan Temple, the largest complex of Hindu temples in Indonesia. Enjoy a guided walking safari of UNESCO-designated Komodo National Park, home to the largest lizard on Earth, the Komodo dragon. Enhance your tour with the Siem Reap Pre-Program and/or the Bali Post-Program options.

from $7,970 per person, double occupancy
Nov 13 - Nov 23, 2024
Aboard Le Bougainville

Experience the architectural wonder and breathtaking scenery of the United Arab Emirates, Oman, Bahrain, and Qatar on an extraordinary land and sea itinerary that includes two nights in Muscat and a seven-night cruise from Muscat to Dubai. Enjoy Oman’s majestic capital city and a full-day excursion to the Jabreen Forts, two of the best preserved of their kind in Oman. See the royal private home of the Ruler of Sarjah, beautiful mosques, ancient sites, and world-class museums.  Extend your journey with a three-night Post-Program Option in Dubai.

from $7,195 per person, double occupancy