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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  • Trees in the fall in Montreal.

    Fall Splendors of Canada and New England

    September 26, 2020 - October 6, 2020 starting at $4,199

    Your journey begins in New York. Revel in the Big Apple’s world-class assortment of museums, theaters, restaurants, and shops before you board Oceania Cruises’ Insignia and sail to Newport.

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  • A chateau in southern France.

    Cruise Burgundy and Provence

    September 26, 2020 - October 4, 2020 starting at $3,695

    Savor Burgundy wines, lavender-scented foothills, culinary traditions, and world-renowned landmarks as you cruise the Rhône and Saône Rivers in Southern France.

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  • Portrait of Italy

    October 3, 2020 - October 18, 2020 starting at $5,374

    From the breathtaking Amalfi Coast to eternal Rome, through the gentle Umbrian and Tuscan countryside to treasured Venice, this wide-ranging, small-group tour showcases ancient sites, contemporary life, priceless art, and unique accommodations.

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  • Aerial photo of the banks of the Douro River.

    Romance on the Douro River

    October 6, 2020 - October 17, 2020 starting at $3,995

    The romantic Douro River meanders its way from Spain through Northern Portugal, delivering a breathtaking landscape of sculpted hills, terraced vineyards, and scenic splendor.

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  • Photo of a slot canyon.

    Southwest Parks

    October 7, 2020 - October 15, 2020 starting at $3,995

    Join us on a nine-day journey to the national parks and monuments of the Southwest.

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  • Photo from the medina in Marrakech.


    October 9, 2020 - October 18, 2020 starting at $3,495

    Embark on an exciting journey that showcases Morocco’s ancient cities, vibrant culture, and riveting history. Begin in Marrakesh and explore the city’s walled medina, bustling with shaded souks and a centuries-old square filled with storytellers and musicians.

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  • Photo of the Adriatic sea.

    Adriatic Awakening

    October 15, 2020 - October 25, 2020 starting at $2,799

    Explore the coastal cities of the eastern Mediterranean aboard Oceania Cruises’ Marina. Begin in Athens, one of the world’s oldest cities. Featuring Mike Leckrone, former Director of UW Bands.

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  • Journey to Southern Africa

    October 25, 2020 - November 9, 2020 starting at $7,495

    Encounter wildlife and wonder on this adventure through South Africa, Zimbabwe, and Botswana. With expert trackers leading your small group, scout lions, elephants, leopards, rhinos, and more on lavish safari excursions.

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  • Photo of the Great Sphinx of Giza


    November 2, 2020 - November 16, 2020 starting at $5,097

    Accompanied by an expert Egyptian guide, this singular small-group journey through antiquity begins in storied Cairo. Visit the acclaimed Egyptian Museum, Memphis’s open-air museum, splendid Sakkara, and the astounding pyramids of Giza with their Great Sphinx.

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  • Photo of temples in Angkor Wat

    Coastal Vietnam and Angkor Wat

    November 3, 2020 - November 17, 2020 starting at $6,895

    Voyage through Vietnam and Cambodia, where lush landscape and centuries-old culture are harmoniously linked, on this exceptional itinerary featuring Vietnam’s capital city of Hanoi, an intriguing blend of French and Asian heritage, a cruise from Haiphong to Saigon, and Siem Reap to experience the magnificent temples of Angkor.

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