Travel with WAA

Connecting Badgers to the world and to each other.

WAA Travel offers journeys of discovery — expanding global perspectives and fueling intellectual curiosity. And all the while alumni and friends share new memories, enjoy Badger spirit, and make lasting friendships.

Paris Immersion

Paris Immersion | June 10–18, 2017

Live like a Parisian in an apartment-style setting and with an itinerary that offers a balance of planned sightseeing and free time. Explore the city’s unique neighborhoods with engaging local guides, venture outside Paris to Versailles, and board the high-speed train to spend a day in Dijon. You’ll also enjoy having a Paris museum pass and an extensive meal plan. Read more.

WAA Travel — what a trip!

To learn about specific tours, you can check out descriptions for all our upcoming trips. But to really get a sense of what makes traveling with WAA special, it helps if tour experiences, stories, and adventures come from the mouths of Badger travelers themselves. So discover the Badger difference by watching this video.

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Departure Month

  • Waterways of Russia

    June 28, 2017 - July 9, 2017 starting at $5,495

    Join UW Russian history professor David McDonald to cruise aboard the exclusively chartered, deluxe, 90-passenger Volga Dream.

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  • Classic Ireland: Riches of the Emerald Isle

    July 18, 2017 - July 29, 2017 starting at $3,995

    Experience the best of Irish culture, music, and folklore during stays in Ennis, Killarney, Mallow, and Dublin.

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  • Swiss Alps


    July 19, 2017 - July 29, 2017 starting at $3,495

    First settle in the German-speaking, lakeside village of Thun. With an included Swiss rail pass, visit the towns of Kandersteg and Brienz, and explore the capital of Bern. Conclude your journey with a stay in the French-speaking village of Villars-sur-Ollon.

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  • Southeast Alaska by Small Ship

    August 4, 2017 - August 11, 2017 starting at $3,295

    Discover the endless beauty, abundant wildlife, and native cultures of southeast Alaska.

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  • Canadian Rockies

    August 4, 2017 - August 12, 2017 starting at $3,595

    Stand in awe of sweeping mountain vistas on this active journey.

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  • Scotland and Glasgow

    August 6, 2017 - August 14, 2017 starting at $3,295

    Discover the best of Scotland and visit two UNESCO World Heritage sites: the old and new towns of Edinburgh and the Forth Bridge.

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  • Polar Bears and Beluga Whales

    August 8, 2017 - August 14, 2017 starting at $3,995

    Head north to discover the beauty and wildness of Churchill, Manitoba, the “Polar Bear Capital of the World.”

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  • London Immersion

    August 9, 2017 - August 17, 2017 starting at $3,995

    Explore London while enjoying eight nights of apartment-style living in elegant South Kensington in the city’s West End.

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  • Art of Living: Provence

    August 18, 2017 - September 16, 2017 starting at $4,545

    Discover the irresistible attraction of Provence by living like a local during this unusual program.

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  • Baltic and Scandinavian Treasures

    August 22, 2017 - September 2, 2017 starting at $3,699

    See Baltic and Scandinavian treasures revealed on this magical voyage aboard Oceania Cruises’ Marina.

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