We hope you will join us in embracing this magnificent world and the sites that bring us together.

About the Travel Program

Harvard Alumni Travels is your guide to discovering the world. Here are a few highlights of our educational travel programs:

  • Expert Harvard faculty members on every trip         
  • More than 80 destinations across all seven continents
  • Options for all experience and activity levels, from programs off the beaten path to more traditional trips
  • Meet and travel with fellow Harvard alumni from all over the world


Contact Us

To learn more about Harvard Alumni Travels or any of our programs, contact us at haatravels@harvard.edu or call (617) 496-0806.

Featured Trips

  • Pak Ou Caves, Laos
    Dec 27, 2023 - Jan 6, 2024

    Laos & Thailand

    Study Leader(s):
    Activity Level 3
    Bookended by stays on land in Luang Prabang, Laos and Chiang Rai and Bangkok, Thailand, float along a lesser-traveled stretch of the Mekong aboard a boutique riverboat with only eight spacious staterooms and two luxurious suites. 
  • Douro river valley
    Oct 13, 2023 - Oct 21, 2023

    Douro River Cruise on AmaDouro

    Study Leader(s):
    Activity Level 3
    Cruise aboard the AmaDouro through verdant landscapes, stepping ashore to explore timeless villages, tour remarkable museums and historic sites, sample excellent varieties, and savor delicious cuisine.
  • American Splendor ship by
    Mar 5, 2024 - Mar 13, 2024

    Seminar on the Mississippi: New Orleans to Memphis

    Study Leader(s):
    Activity Level 3
    On this incredibly rich educational program, cruise up the Mississippi River from New Orleans to Memphis on the 185-berth American Splendor, built in 2016 in the classic paddle-wheeler style. Single Occupancy Sold Out!

Travel Trips

Our friendly team can offer insights and answer any questions you may have. Simply call 800-422-1636 or email haatravels and we’ll be happy to assist you.

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Travel Talks Lecture Series

While actual travel was on pause, Harvard Alumni Travels hosted the Travel Talks lecture series, which delivered stimulating discussions evoking the spirit of educational engagement with Harvard study leaders.

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Travel Guides

Our free virtual guides provide a curated collection of videos, podcasts, and recommended readings, as well as lectures and articles from Harvard professors, to help you explore and connect with a destination from the comfort of home.

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