Our Journeys

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A Journey Through Ladakh28 August - 11 September, 2018

In the far north of India, lying across several mountain ranges is Ladakh, a land where the Tibetan culture and religion thrives unhampered in its native setting...

Trip Leader: Zara Fleming

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Exploring Romania; Wooden villages, painted churches and Saxon citadels30 September - 10 October, 2018

Discover one of Europe’s most beautiful countries with its dazzling collections of cultural and artistic treasures, signs of a medieval past long since lost elsewhere. The journey is open to Alumni of Oxford and Cambridge Universities and their family and friends...

Trip Leader: Gillian Gloyer

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Baltic Treasures: Latvia and Lithuania03 - 10 October, 2018

It is rare in Europe today, to feel the refreshing ‘old world’ charm of two stunningly beautiful countries. The journey is open to alumni of Oxford and Cambridge Universities and their friends and famil...

Trip Leader: Professor Alexei Leporc

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Bhutan: Gentle Walks and Festivals in the Land of the Thunder Dragon07 - 23 October, 2018

Isolated by formidable mountain barriers, the tiny kingdom of Bhutan is a beautiful land of strange legends, ancient monastery fortresses and a strong cultural identity. This series of walks in Bhutan will take in many of the major sites as well as offering a chance to get away from the main centres and enjoy visi...

Trip Leader: Zara Fleming

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Walks in the Borderlands: Burma, China and Vietnam10 - 29 October, 2018

Enjoy a number of walks through this beautiful mountainous region, home to many ethnic minority groups. The visit is open to alumni of Oxford and Cambridge Universities and their friends and family....

Trip Leader: Dr Charles Ramble

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The Art Treasures of St Petersburg21 - 26 February, 2019

Explore this grandest of cities with its elegant buildings and unsurpassed palaces located both in the city and the surrounding countryside. The visit is open to alumni of Oxford and Cambridge Universities and their friends and family...

Trip Leader: Professor Alexei Leporc

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The Mysteries of Persia10 - 23 April, 2019

Persia’s vast empire once stretched from the Indus River in the East, to Egypt in the West. It is still a land dotted with the carved reminders of the Parthians, the Sassanids, the Seljuks and the Mongols. The journey is open to alumni of Oxford and Cambri...

Trip Leader: Professor MIchael Roaf

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Along the Golden Road From Samarkand: A Journey through Central Asia16 - 30 April, 2019

Few landmarks have tantalised the minds of poets, artists and historians more than the legendary cities of Central Asia. The journey through Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan is open the alumni of Oxford and Cambridge Universities and their family and friends...

Trip Leader: Professor Charles Melville

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Walks in the Tribal Kingdoms of South China24 April - 10 May, 2019

 

Enjoy a number of walks through the beautiful mountainous regions of Southern China, home to many of China’s 56 ethnic minority groups, who over recent generations have been marginalised into these remote lands.

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Trip Leader: Dr Jamie Greenbaum

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A Journey through Kosovo, Albania and Montenegro20 - 29 May, 2019

At the heart of the Balkan peninsula, Kosovo, Albania and Montenegro are stunningly beautiful countries with fascinating and complex histories. This journey is open to Alumni of Oxford and Cambridge Universities and their family and friends...

Trip Leader: NIrvana Romell

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Crossing the Ancient Silk Road05 - 23 June, 2019

The term Silk Road is a modern one, it was of course not a single route but a vast network of roads stretching from Xi’an to the Eastern Mediterranean, linking India, Europe and the Far East. The journey is open to members of the Royal Society for Asian Affairs...

Trip Leader: Dr Jamie Greenbaum

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Mustang; Walks in the Forbidden Kingdom12 - 29 August, 2019

Locked away on the very edge of the Tibetan Plateau lies the secret and ancient kingdom of Mustang. After decades of isolation, its borders are now open but little has change in Mustang and to many. Mustang is more Tibetan than Tibet. The journey is open to alumni of Oxford and Cambridge Universities and their fami...

Trip Leader: Zara Fleming

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Crossing the Ancient Silk Road21 August - 08 September, 2019

The term Silk Road is a modern one, it was of course not a single route but a vast network of roads stretching from Xi’an to the Eastern Mediterranean, linking India, Europe and the Far East. The journey is open to the alumni of Oxford and Cambridge Universities and their family and friends...

Trip Leader: Dr Jamie Greenbaum

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Secrets of the Spice Islands; A Journey through Indonesia03 - 20 September, 2019

Indonesia is a land of mind-stupefying extremes, extraordinary beauty and astounding cultural diversity. It is probably the single most complicated nation on earth. The journey is open to Alumni of Oxford and Cambridge Universities and their family and friends...

Trip Leader: Dr Peter Sharrock

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The Russian North: A Journey from St Petersburg to Moscow08 - 15 September, 2019

This is a journey to the unchanged Russian North offering a unique opportunity to see historic and picturesque Russia, undamaged by world wars or Soviet industrialisation. The journey is open to the alumni of Oxford and Cambridge Universities and their family and friends...

Trip Leader: Professor Alexei Leporc

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Jewels at the Baltic Gates: Tallinn and Helsinki24 - 29 September, 2019

Visiting Tallinn and Helsinki is wonderful opportunity to witness the birth of national identities in a relatively short period of time in the space of just a 100 years Finland has practically become a European 'brand'. The  trip is open to the alumni of Oxford and Cambridge Universities and their family and frien...

Trip Leader: Professor Alexei Leporc

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Tribal and Sacred China: A Journey through Laos, Yunnan and Tibet15 October - 05 November, 2019

There can be few journeys more awe inspiring than ascending from the jungle lowlands of Laos through Yunnan Province with its stunning variations in flora, fauna and ethnicity to the mountains of Tibet. The journey is being organised for the Alumni of Oxford and Cambridge Universities and their family and friends....

Trip Leader: Professor Charles Ramble

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