Alumni Travel Programs

The Alumni Association offers several different travel programs for students and alumni. There are a wide range of destinations and programs to choose from, so there is always something for everyone!

Panther Tours

The Alumni Association has partnered with vendors to offer several international and domestic destination tours each year. Looking for a particular international trip and don't see it on our list of future offerings? Contact the vendors listed below and they will do all they can to accomodate your needs.

Vendor Information

Our vendors are happy to try to accommodate your needs. Please feel free to contact them and reference that you are with the University of Northern Iowa. They will do their best to take care of our loyal Panther travelers!

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Humble Travel

Sydney Opera House

Highlights of the South Pacific

January 17 to February 4 2018
Humble Travel

Join us for a seventeen day adventure through New Zealand and Australia. Stops will include a wine tasting in the beautiful vineyards of Waiheke Island, a skyline gondola ride over Queenstown and an excursion to the Great Barrier Reef. By boat and by air this voyage will consist of leisure tours through the Waimangu Volcanic Valley, Mossman Gorge and Daintree Forest.

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Squirrel Monkey

Rainforests to Relics

February 10 to February 28 2018
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Marvel at the exotic wildlife, historic cities, and ancient ruins of Central and South America on this luxury cruise aboard the Sirena. From Miami to Peru, you’ll explore the many unique and vibrant cultures of Latin America.

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Costa Rica Explorer

March 10 to March 17 2018
Humble Travel

Learn about the lush vegetation and unique species of animals that inhabit this small country mostly surrounded by water. Embark on a river journey through protected wetlands, glide through the canals and waterways of Tortuguero National Park, visit a palm plantation on your way to Sarapiquí, spend time in thermal pools in Arenal, kayak on Lake Arenal and explore the Monteverde Cloud Forest.

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Machu Picchu

A Private Journey to Peru

April 15 to April 22 2018
Humble Travel

Truly the art lover’s dream, this adventure will take you to see pre-Columbian artifacts at the Larco Herrera Museum, colonial art in the Barbosa-Stern private art collection and the workshop of Nilda Callanaupa, which is dedicated to preserving the arts of hand weaving and natural dyeing. Visit the salt mines of Maras and board a luxury train to Machu Picchu to watch the sunrise over the city of Incan legend.

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Scenic Amber in Budapest

Gems of the Danube

May 14 to May 24 2018
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Please note, dates for this trip have changed.
On this luxury cruise along the Danube river, you’ll have the opportunity to marvel at magnificent scenery, sample beer at one of the world’s oldest breweries in Regensburg, explore powerful WWII history in Nuremberg, experience a private concert featuring the works of Strauss and Mozart in the grand splendor of the iconic Palais Liechtenstein, and much more in our unforgettable, all-inclusive Enrich experiences.
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European Serenade

May 16 to May 25 2018
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Let the picturesque Amalfi Coast enchant you; embrace the youthful cultre of Catania; see nature and history join together in Argostoli; wander the ancient walled city of Kotor; explore the magnificence of Diocletian’s Palace in Split; see the birthplace of Hippocrates in Kos; and lose yourself in the romance and mystery of Venice.
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Dresden, Germany

Poland, East Germany & World War II

June 12 to June 24 2018
Humble Travel

Journey through Poland and Germany, exploring the tormented, often tragic, history of the region and discover some of its highlights as well. Visit the remnants of the Jewish Ghetto, concentration camps, the Oskar Schindler Factory, Checkpoint Charlie, the Brandenburg Gate and Nuremberg. See the restored architecture and feel the impact of history.
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Belfast Castle

Gaelic Exploration

June 17 to June 28 2018
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Experience the wonders of Gaelic culture as you sail through Ireland and the British Isles. Discover Ireland’s cosmopolitan heart in Dublin and Belfast, delve into its rich history from Waterford to Galway, and explore the natural bounty of Glengarriff and Holyhead.
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Breathtaking Bordeaux

Breathtaking Bordeaux

July 16 to July 24 2018
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On this luxury cruise around the Bordeaux region, you’ll have the opportunity to not only taste some of the world’s greatest wines, but also explore the underground catacombs in Saint-Émilion, tour the Château de Roquetaillade in Cadillac, and much more in our unforgettable, all-inclusive Enrich experiences.
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Cruise ship

15-Day Yukon & Triple Denali Cruise Tour

July 21 to August 4 2018
Humble Travel

Begin an adventure with a three-night stay in Denali National Park. Dredge for gold at the historic Gold Dredge 8 in Fairbanks. A short flight will land travelers in Dawson City, Yukon, where an adventure on a paddle-wheel cruise awaits. Follow the trail of the Klondike gold stampeders before jumping on a Holland American cruise ship to visit ice-studded fjords and the Alaskan port of Katchikan.
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Mendenhall Glacier, Juneau, Alaska

Majestic Frontiers

August 16 to August 27 2018
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Stand in awe of massive glaciers and all-enveloping scenery as you cruise up the Alaskan coast. Explore Alaska’s breathtaking natural beauty, unique native culture, famous gold fields, and more on this 10 day trip starting and ending in Seattle.
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Russian Dolls

Scandinavian Treasures

August 18 to August 29 2018
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Discover the unique personality of northern Europe as you set sail across the Baltic Sea from Copenhagen to Stockholm on the luxurious Marina. Laze on the unforgettable beaches of the Baltic States in Klaipeda, Riga, and Tallinn; explore the cosmopolitan flair of Helsinki and Berlin; and embrace a two night stay in St. Petersburg, Russia’s window to the West.
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Cinque Terre

Essence of Europe

September 23 to October 4 2018
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Explore ancient cities, alluring beaches and culture straight from the Old World as you set sail across the Mediterranean Sea aboard the luxurious Marina. Bask in the glamour of the French and Italian Rivieras, explore the lives of legendary artists from Dalí to Picasso, and marvel at the architecture of some of Spain’s most historic port cities.
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Havana, Cuba

Cuban Tropical Rhythms

October 26 to November 5 2018
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Embark aboard the Sirena in Miami for a week-long luxury cruise to Cuba and the Caribbean. Make your way to Great Stirrup Cay before visiting the cultural hub of Santiago de Cuba. Sail the warm waters of the Caribbean Sea to the astounding bayside city of Cienfuegos. Stop in Havana, the epicenter of Cuba’s lively lifestyle. Finally, cruise to Cozumel, the Mexican destination that draws visitors to its extraordinary reefs, ancient Mayan ruins, and expansive beaches.
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Strasbourg Christmas Market

Christmas Markets on the Rhine

November 24 to December 1 2018
Humble Travel

Enjoy seven nights aboard the AmaPrima as you journey along the Rhine. Embark in Switzerland and wind along through Germany, France and the Netherlands, exploring vineyards, historic castles and picturesque hamlets. Visit local the idyllic Christmas markets scattered throughout the Rhine Valley.
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