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

Apr 27 - May 8, 2023
Amazon Cruise and Machu Picchu

Experience the Amazon’s unspoiled beauty, sophisticated Lima, and the magnificent Machu Picchu. Take in Lima's splendid colonial-era architecture and admire the Larco Museum’s exceptional pre-Columbian art.  Board the deluxe Delfin III for a three-night cruise through the Amazon rainforest. Discover the astonishing biodiversity within Peru’s largest wildlife reserve, including macaws, toucans, monkeys, capybaras, and pink dolphins. Enjoy a scenic train ride through the breathtaking Andes and tour the temples, palaces, and plazas of lofty Machu Picchu. In Cusco and the Sacred Valley, explore remarkable Inca ruins.

from $6,795 per person, double occupancy
Apr 29 - May 20, 2023

Begin your epic 22-day journey in Cairns. Ride the historic railway to the mountain village of Kuranda. Cruise out to the Great Barrier Reef and sail around Sydney Harbor. Explore New Zealand’s Mt. Cook National Park and the breathtaking fjords of Milford Sound. Experience the Maori culture at a traditional hangi dinner and performance. Optional post-tour extension in Auckland. 

$10,484 per person, double occupancy, including air from SFO
Jun 3 - Jun 14, 2023

Discover Scotland’s enduring appeal, traveling from city to country and loch to glen. Take an architectural tour of Glasgow's unique architecture and a private tour of Pollok House, the ancestral home of the Maxwell clan. Experience the Scottish Highlands, stopping by the banks of Loch Lomond, Great Britain’s largest lake. Visit beautiful Glencoe and take a full-day excursion to the Isle of Skye. At Loch Ness, enjoy a boat ride, then explore Urquhart Castle’s evocative ruins. Discover Edinburgh's 18th-century Georgian “New Town,” the medieval “Old Town” and the Royal Mile.

$6,496 per person, double occupancy, including air from SFO
Jun 20 - Jun 30, 2023

Discover Iceland’s spectacular scenery and rich cultural heritage. From Lake Mývatn to the incredible Vatnajökull National Park and Dettifoss – Iceland’s “Niagara,” witness numerous natural wonders.  Marvel at unique waterfalls and embark on a dramatic bird-watching cruise.  See famed Icelandic horses and encounter the stupendous Snaefellsnes Peninsula.  Learn about geothermal power at Hellisheidi Power Plant and experience  Thingvellir National Park. Conclude in sophisticated Reykjavik.  Optional 3-day/2-night post-tour extension in Reykjavik.

$6,892 per person, double occupancy, including air from SFO
Jul 17 - Jul 27, 2023
With Glacier National Park

Journey from majestic Glacier National Park, to the mountain town of Whitefish, Montana, and world-famous Banff National Park. Visit Lake Louise and Athabasca Glacier. See Jasper National Park’s Maligne Canyon and cruise cerulean Maligne Lake. Ride the Banff Gondola to Sulphur Mountain’s 8,000-foot peak. Stay in unique mountain lodges.

$6,451 per person, double occupancy including air from SFO
Aug 26 - Sep 4, 2023

The Republic of Georgia is known for having an 8,000-year-old winemaking tradition,  one of the world’s few alphabets, the earliest hominid bones ever unearthed in Europe, and a modern government open to western investment. Experience layers of architectural history, and hear from local experts about Georgia’s contributions to the fields of archaeology, art, music, literature, and faith. Learn about the complex relationship between Georgia and Russia. Indulge in a sumptuous Georgian Table with organic wines while listening to traditional polyphonic singing.

$4,995 per person, double occupancy
Sep 25 - Oct 2, 2023

Cruise the five Great Lakes from Milwaukee to Toronto, visiting islands and towns rich in history and natural splendor. Delight in the Victorian character of Mackinac Island; visit Sault Ste. Marie, known to Native Americans as the “Gathering Place”; and witness the thunderous power of Niagara Falls. Optional extensions to Chicago and Toronto.

from $4,995 per person, double occupancy
Sep 26 - Oct 8, 2023
From the Black Forest to Colmar

From Zurich, travel to Titisee-Neustadt in the Black Forest, Germany seeing the Rhine Falls en route. During days structured around walks, take in the beauty of Lake Titisee; explore Freiburg and the romantic Ravenna Valley; and sample Black Forest Cake. In the Alsace region of France, we explore Colmar, enjoy the wine route, and hiking through vineyards. Visit significant World War I and II sites, including the American WWII Memorial in Alsace. Learn about the European Parliament in Strasbourg.

$6,595 per person, double occupancy
Sep 28 - Oct 12, 2023
Croatia & Slovenia (Optional Montenegro Extension)

Absorb Croatia’s remarkable history and unspoiled Dalmatian coastline on this captivating 15-day journey. Travel from Zagreb to Ljubljana to charming Opatija and on to beloved Dubrovnik. Enjoy the fascinating history and Mediterranean atmosphere of the alluring Istrian Peninsula. Optional 4-day/3-night extension to the Balkan gem of Montenegro.

approximately $6,200 per person, double occupancy, including air from SFO
Oct 3 - Oct 18, 2023
Luxury Safaris, Rovos Rail and Cape Town

Discover the incredible wildlife and wonders of South Africa, Zimbabwe and Botswana. From colorful Cape Town to Victoria Falls, historic Soweto to Robben Island, every moment of this 12-night journey will inspire. Experience famous safari destinations: Chobe National Park, Hwange National Park and Kapama Private Game Reserve. Plus, enjoy three nights aboard the opulent Rovos Rail.  

from $8,295, per person, based on double occupancy