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.

2020 Tour Catalog

2020 Tour Catalog is Here

Badger travelers, start planning your next world-class trip by “paging” through the complete online version of the 2020 WAA Travel catalog. Features more than 50 tours and every continent represented!
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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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  • Sunny Islands and Andes: Santiago to Miami

    January 3, 2020 - January 22, 2020 starting at $4,499

    Explore a variety of cultural traditions, exotic landscapes, and historical archeological sites cruising around the western coast of South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Arrive in Santiago de Chile, a city of dazzling skyscrapers surrounded by the snow-capped Andes, and travel to Coquimbo to bask in the comfortable desert climate. In vibrant Lima, enjoy […]

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  • Panama Canal and Costa Rica

    January 16, 2020 - January 24, 2020 starting at $4,995

    In this small Central American democracy kissed by nature, your small group enjoys a relaxed yet comprehensive exploration of four distinct regions, encountering staggering biodiversity from cloud forest to rain forest; Central Valley to Pacific Coast.

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  • Galapagos Islands

    January 18, 2020 - January 25, 2020 starting at $4,995

    Join us as we explore the Galapagos Islands — one of the most biologically unique places on earth. Undiscovered by Europeans until the 16th century, the Galapagos Islands hold a central position in modern history as the birthplace of the theory of evolution. Designated the first UNESCO World Heritage site in 1978, the Galapagos Islands […]

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  • Accent on Africa

    January 19, 2020 - February 3, 2020 starting at $5,099

    Embark on an unforgettable cruise of southern Africa where you’ll join with fellow Badgers in discovering the culture, landscape, wildlife, and cuisine of this exotic land. Your journey begins and ends in vibrant Cape Town. In between you’ll visit fascinating ports where you can experience the African way of living.

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  • Chilean Wonders

    January 22, 2020 - February 2, 2020 starting at $4,495

    Connect with the wild nature and heart of Chile — a land known for poets, penguins, and, of course, Patagonia’s striking landscape — on this nine-night journey through the South American jewel. Take in Santiago’s modern and colonial architecture and see palaces, museums, and more.

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  • Outrageous Outback

    February 2, 2020 - February 17, 2020 starting at $6,899

    Take in the best of Australia and New Zealand — destinations of thrilling contrasts and incredible scenery. Your adventure begins in Sydney and concludes in wonderful Auckland. In between you’ll sail to sleepy seaside towns and dynamic cities — discovering cultural wonders, fascinating wildlife, and celebrated scenery all along the way.

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  • Dead Sea

    Israel: Land of Treasures

    February 23, 2020 - March 3, 2020 starting at $4,195

    Discover an inspiring nation showcasing rich history and spiritual milestones.

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  • Legends to Lagoons (French Polynesia)

    March 5, 2020 - March 15, 2020 starting at $4,299

    Settle into laid-back island life as you encounter the South Pacific’s pristine beaches and glistening lagoons cruising aboard the luxurious Regatta. Spend a day exploring Papeete, the capital of French Polynesia in the tropical paradise of Tahiti. The island’s volcanic peaks overlook lush rain forest, black-sand beaches, and cascading waterfalls. Sail to verdant Moorea, and take […]

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  • Egypt and the Nile Valley

    March 13, 2020 - March 26, 2020 starting at $5,995

    Wander the fabled land of pharaohs and kings — where colossal pyramids, legendary tombs, and towering temples cascade across the terrain. An unhurried, 14-day journey down the Nile River reveals seemingly limitless vistas of vast deserts contrasted by metropolitan cities. From biblical times through to modern day, Egypt has been the site of monumental historical […]

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  • Singapore, Thailand, Angkor Wat

    March 22, 2020 - April 4, 2020 starting at $6,995

    Discover the diversity of Southeast Asia on this adventure from the modern metropolis of Singapore to the ancient Khmer temples at Angkor. Tour Singapore’s top attractions and experience its Peranakan heritage through traditional cooking and handicrafts. Bask in the luxury of the golden age of train travel aboard the Eastern & Oriental Express. Take in […]

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