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

May 17 - May 26, 2019
The Sacred Valley & the Lares Trail to Machu Picchu

Experience 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.

$5,985 per person, double occupancy
May 28 - Jun 7, 2019
Aboard MS Le Boreal and Featuring Dwight David Eisenhower II

Sail from Scotland to Wales, Ireland, France and England aboard MS Le Boreal. Walk the hallowed beaches of Normandy with Dwight David Eisenhower II, grandson of President Eisenhower. Meet Allen Packwood, Director of the Churchill Archives Centre. Experience Caernarfon Castle near Holyhead, Wales; the beauty of the Inner Hebridean Isles; and the Celtic treasures in Dublin. Optional Glasgow/Edinburgh pre-tour and London post-tour extensions.

from $6,895 per person, double occupancy
Jun 6 - Jun 21, 2019
With an Optional Sweden Extension

Visit Copenhagen’s Rosenborg Castle and Christianborg Palace. Travel to Elsinore, setting of Shakespeare’s Hamlet. Board an overnight ferry to Oslo, and head to the ski resort of Gaala. Enjoy charming Bergen, the Western Fjord District, and ride on the Flåm Railway. Discover Oslo’s architecture and the Viking Ship Museum. Optional 4-day/3-night post-tour extension in Stockholm. 

approximately $6,684 per person, double occupancy, including air from SFO
Jun 21 - Jul 1, 2019
Under the Midnight Sun Aboard MS L'Austral

Join Climate One Founder Greg Dalton on a voyage through the otherworldly Arctic Circle aboard MS L'Austral on this unique 11-day itinerary featuring a seven-night expedition. Sail the shores of secluded Spitsbergen, the jewel of Norway’s rarely visited Svalbard archipelago. Enjoy expert-led Zodiac excursions in diverse terrains, where remarkable wildlife—from whales and walruses to Svalbard reindeer and Arctic foxes—roam freely. Optional Paris pre-trip extension.

from $6,995 per person, double occupancy
Aug 2 - Aug 13, 2019
Aboard MS Volga Dream

Cruise for six nights aboard MS Volga Dream along the scenic rivers, lakes and canals that link Russia’s cultural capitals. Spend three nights in St. Petersburg and one night in Moscow in deluxe accommodations. Visit the State Hermitage Museum and Catherine Palace. Explore Russia’s heartland in 10th-century Uglich and medieval Yaroslavl. Discover the open-air museum of Kizhi Island. Optional Moscow post-tour extension.

from approximately $5,995 per person, double occupancy
Sep 3 - Sep 17, 2019
Aboard MS Amadeus Silver

Journey through eight countries, discover old-world capitals and charming villages along the Danube River. After three nights exploring Prague, embark the MS Amadeus Silver for an eight-night river cruise. Visit Passau, Melk and Dürnstein, the Wachau Valley, Vienna, Bratislava and Budapest. Wander through Kalemegdan Citadel in Belgrade, and sail through the Iron Gate Gorge. Disembark for two nights in Sofia.

from approximately $4,795 per person, double occupancy
Sep 5 - Sep 19, 2019
China's Frontiers

Fly from Shanghai to the Yunnan province. Explore Dali’s ancient historic quarter and surrounding Bai villages. Discover Lijiang’s canals and stone bridges. Journey to the Tibetan plateau, enjoying views of Jade Dragon Snow Mountain and stopping at Tiger Leaping Gorge. Marvel at the Potala Palace in Lhasa and wander the markets of Barkhor Street. Visit the fabled temples and forts of Gyangtse and Shigatse.

approximately $7,295 per person, double occupancy
Sep 19 - Oct 3, 2019
Minarets & Mosaics

Explore Tehran’s palaces and view the spectacular Crown Jewels. Visit a contemporary art gallery to learn about artistic expression. Explore Shiraz, city of poetry and gardens. Marvel at the magnificent ruins of Persepolis. Discover Yazd, the country’s center of Zoroastrianism, and the most traditional Persian architecture. Experience Isfahan’s brilliant blue-tiled buildings and majestic bridges.

approximately $7,490 per person, double occupancy
Sep 21 - Oct 12, 2019
Koalas and Kiwis

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. 

approximately $10,084 per person, double occupancy, including air from SFO
Sep 23 - Oct 5, 2019
From Tokyo to Kyoto

Experience Tokyo’s ancient Shinto Meiji Shrine and modern Ginza district. Visit Mt. Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park, and spend the night at a ryokan, a traditional Japanese inn. Explore Takayama’s ancient streets and Kanazawa’s famed Kenrokuen Gardens. Attend a traditional Japanese tea ceremony and embark on a cycling tour through the grounds of Kyoto’s Imperial Palace. Optional Hiroshima post-tour extension.

approximately $6,257 per person, double occupancy, including air from SFO