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Triton Travel

Upcoming Trips

The Mystical Kingdom of Bhutan

March 19 - 30, 2014

Nestled on the southern slopes of the lush Himalayan mountains, Bhutan is a friendly, peaceful nation where happiness is valued over worldly possessions and daily life is steeped in traditional Buddhist teachings. Journey through untouched wilderness to mystical temples, ornate shrines and tranquil monasteries. Discover landmarks demonstrating how piety and the Bhutanese heritage are inexorably linked, witness a monk prayer chant in Paro and enjoy an exclusive performance of sacred masked chaam dances. Learn More

Sand and Spirit in the the Anza-Borrego Desert

April 11-14, 2014 

UC San Diego invites you to “Sand & Spirit in the Desert,” a program of historical, contemplative, and scientific exploration in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park led by UC San Diego faculty Matthew T. Herbst, Director of the Making of the Modern World Program, and geologist Geoffrey Cook, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, in partnership with Outback Adventures. This program offers a brief, but intense desert experience, camping under the stars, hiking through diverse environments, encountering desert vitality, and having time and space for contemplative reflection. Proceeds from this program support UCSD-ERC scholarships. Learn More

Eastern and Oriental Express ~ Bangkok to Bali

April 16 - 29, 2014 

In Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia, discover an exotic kaleidoscope of colors, sounds, ever-changing landscapes, ancient histories and diverse cultures. Experience Bangkok’s bustling center and it's elaborate temples, palaces and shrines. Immerse yourself in the incomparable beauty of ancient Thailand’s Ayutthaya. Explore Singapore, a lively mix of old and new. Then conclude your journey on the Indonesian island of Bali, where breathtaking scenery combines with local culture in ancient temples and exotic villages. Learn More

Pearls of Antiquity ~ Athens to Istanbul

April 25 - May 12, 2014

Explore the charming islands of the eastern Mediterranean as you cruise from Athens to Istanbul aboard the beautiful MV Aegean Odyssey. You will marvel at ancient ruins and world-famous cultural landmarks in Athens, Mycenae, Ephesus, Delos and Istanbul. Cruise to the islands of Santorini, Mykonos, Skiathos and Samos. Witness Mt. Athos, the Holy Mountain, and discover monasteries perched atop rock cliffs at Meteora. Learn More

Cruise the Waterways and Canals of Holland and Belgium

April 25 - May 3, 2014

Travel into the heart of one of Europe’s most colorful and fascinating regions aboard the MS Amadeus Silver. Explore Amsterdam, a beguiling city of canals and contrasts. Step into The Hague and feel the reverberations of political history. Glimpse the scenes Vermeer immortalized in the picture-perfect vistas of Delft, and see the renowned Zeeland coast. In Belgium, admire the amazing architecture and art of Bruges and the unrivaled charm of the important port city of Antwerp. Learn More

Triton Summer Experience

Four Week Options: Wednesday – Sunday Each Week
July 15-19; July 22-26; July 29-August 2; August 5-9

The Triton Summer Experience is unforgettable program for people of all ages who enjoy education through observation, interaction, and experimentation. Return to the UC San Diego campus while staying in the modern, scenic-view Village apartments, a wonderful place to relax after engaging in a variety of arts and science-based academic workshops. Learn More

Black Sea Odyssey ~ Istanbul to Istanbul

July 16 - 30, 2014

Surrounded by Turkey, Georgia, Russia, Ukraine, Romania and Bulgaria, the Black Sea boasts an astounding wealth of culture and history on its shores. Discover the many fascinating aspects of this region during an exciting journey that takes you from the birth of civilization to the dramatic end of the Cold War. From Istanbul, once the capital of two powerful empires, set sail on a voyage to discover the beautiful town of Trabzon, the popular resort of Batumi, the 2014 Olympic Winter Games host city of Sochi, the Genoese fortress near Feodosiya, the literary heritage and history of Yalta and the military and ancient history of Sevastopol. Learn More

China Connoisseur and Tibet

October 16 - 31, 2014

Journey to China, the land of legends, architectural wonders and diverse landscapes. The tour begins in Beijing, with visits to the Forbidden City and the Great Wall. Continue on to explore the beautiful cities of Xian and Guilin. The tour concludes with the unforgettable sights of Tibet and Shanghai. This comprehensive journey comes with 14-night 5-star and 4-star accommodations, most meals and sightseeing, and presents an excellent travel value. This program sold out last year so make sure to book early. Learn more