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Triton Travel

Upcoming Trips

Check out these amazing vacation packages at prices exclusive to UCSD alumni!


China Connoisseur and Tibet
Oct 16, 2014 - Oct 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, providing excellent travel value. This program sold out last year so make sure to book early.

Undiscovered Italy: Apulia
May 12, 2015 - May 20, 2015

Kissed by the Adriatic sun, Apulia has witnessed the comings and goings of numerous peoples. Settle into Polignano a Mare, a town with a decisively Greek feel, a spectacular coastal setting and sparkling white architecture. Travel along the Puglian coast and visit hilltop towns perched above the aquamarine sea. Sample simple yet exquisite cuisine crafted from the region’s seafood, meats, olive oil, pastas and wine. See Apulia’s architectural treasures from the Sassi cave houses to the conical Trulli, from Norman castles and churches to southern baroque monuments. It’s easy to see why this sun-bleached land of olive trees has been settled and contested since time immemorial.

Normandy
Jun 24, 2015 - Jul 02, 2015

On June 6, 1944, despite mounting challenges, a heroic formation of Allied troops achieved the largest coordinated military invasion in world history on the beaches of Normandy, triggering the beginning of the end of World War II. Walk through history on this exclusive journey through Normandy. Visit Omaha Beach and the sobering cemeteries, memorials and landmarks of the Allied victory. Then cast your eyes to France’s other beautiful and historic landmarks on excursions to the incredible granite island of Mont-Saint-Michel and Bayeux to see its extraordinary tapestry. Feast on regional fare and wines as your French adventure takes you to the hills that have seen history change course.

Grand Danube Passage
Sep 08, 2015 - Sep 22, 2015

Described by Napoleon as “the king of Europe’s rivers,” the Danube is steeped in legend and epic lore. Discover the scenic banks that have witnessed centuries of human history and the rise and fall of civilizations. Natural wonders abound in the vineyard-clad Wachau Valley, the narrow, twisting Danube Bend and the formidable Iron Gate Gorge. Begin your experience by delving into the rich culture of Prague, and explore its Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Embark on an eight-night cruise of the Danube, offering a feast of ancient capitals, picturesque villages, Roman ruins, magnificent churches, palaces and medieval castles. Continue to Sofia, the historic capital of Bulgaria, where ancient ruins and chic boutiques coexist among tree-shaded boulevards.

Spain ~ Valencia and Barcelona
Sep 14, 2015 - Sep 23, 2015

Begin your Spanish adventure in Valencia, where the blue sky stretches from the azure water of the Mediterranean to the craggy heights of the coastal mountains. Soak up the atmosphere as you meander along the winding streets of picturesque Old Town. Marvel at Gothic architecture along with the most innovative and avant-garde modern buildings. Sip fine wine while enjoying a perfect plate of paella. Continue to Barcelona and dive headfirst into a surreal Mediterranean cityscape punctuated by the whimsical modernist creations of architect Antoni Gaudí. Rich in history and tradition, the seaside cities of Valencia and Barcelona offer a palette of personality-packed sights—each with their own distinct identity and both with that legendary Iberian lust for life.

Greece
Oct 07, 2015 - Oct 17, 2015

A land steeped in mythology and legend, Greece has captured the minds and hearts of artists and writers for centuries. The magic of this ancient land is yours to discover as you immerse yourself in the ancient capital of Athens and the idyllic island of Poros. See the priceless treasures of Athens, from the ruins of the Acropolis to the fashionable Plaka district. Walk along the charming streets of Poros Town, and admire its sun-drenched hills and sapphire waters. Explore the remains of the palace at Mycenae and the tombs that are believed to belong to Agamemnon and Clytemnestra. Marvel at the theater in Epidaurus, whose acoustics are still so superb that a whisper on stage carries all the way to the top of its perfectly preserved seating. And enjoy the cosmopolitan island of Hydra on this exciting travel adventure.

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