January 23-07

Machu Picchu to the Galapagos

Encounter two of South America’s greatest treasures on this 16-day small group tour, exploring Machu Picchu’s enigmatic ruins and witnessing the fascinating Galapagos Islands’ wonders on a four-night adventure. Further discoveries await in Lima, the Sacred Valley, Cuzco, and Quito. Experience the Amazon rainforest with an exceptional 4-day/4-night pre-tour option.

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Why Travel the World

The World Affairs Council of Philadelphia leads domestic and international tours to all seven continents where travelers engage in meetings with government officials and diplomats, develop people-to-people diplomacy, and receive in-depth cultural, historical, and political experiences and has been doing so for 45 years!  If you enjoy traveling on unique tours to fascinating destinations and having access to political experts and local guides who give behind-the-scenes views and briefings, then you'll quickly discover why traveling with the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia is so special.

Because of our reputation as one of the nation's leading forums, the Council has established connections around the globe that allow us to offer members access that they can't get when traveling alone or on other tours.  Tour leaders are drawn from across the World Affairs Councils of America leadership; experts from the fields of diplomacy, journalism, or academia accompany some tours as lecturers, thereby providing added value to the experience.   We offer tours on all continents, both land tours and small-ship cruises.  Our new program line-up includes our substance-rich Seminar Series, and shorter itineraries focusing on foreign policy issues in key destinations.  For a trip of a lifetime, check out our private jet trips! 

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Dec 05, 2023 — Dec 20, 2023

Madagascar to Mauritius: Islands of the Indian Ocean

Madagascar, a thousand-mile island boasting an impressive variety of spectacular landscapes from pristine coral reefs and coastal mangroves to virgin rain forests and native baobab trees. In the company of a top zoology professor and expert local guides, spend eleven days exploring Madagascar’s marine reserves and national parks traveling in comfort aboard the all-suite HEBRIDEAN SKY.

Lowest cabin categories from $13,990 per person plus airfare

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