Alumni Travel Program

Alumni Travel Program

The Alumni Association is proud to reintroduce the Alumni Travel Program! This program offers alumni the opportunity to travel with fellow Mercerians to various locations around the world. Check out the list of upcoming trips, and contact Anneliese Newberry, Coordinator of Alumni Programs, at (478) 301-5675 or newberry_a@mercer.edu for more information.

Cuba: Art, Culture, and People

January 14 - 22, 2018

  • Encounter Habana Vieja’s scintillating ambience, ice-cream colored façades and revolutionary history. 
  • Discover Cuba’s world-renowned cigar industry and the art of hand rolling cigars during a factory tour. 
  • Meet members of Cuba’s arts community during visits with artists, dancers and musicians. 
  • Ride through Old Havana in an iconic 1950s convertible. 
  • Savor the slow cadence of rural life in the beautiful Pinar del Río region. 
  • Develop perspective and insight about Cuba during discussions with local experts. 
  • Experience three UNESCO World Heritage sites and one UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.

Visit Mercer's travel partner, AHI Travel, for more information about this and other trips.

goldengateTreasures of Northern California

June 10 - 18, 2018

  • Discover the renowned California State Railroad Museum. 
  • Step inside Sutter Fort, a living museum, and be transported back to yesteryear. 
  • Journey on a splendidly restored Pullman car as you travel through picturesque Napa Valley. 
  • Take a tram ride through Yosemite National Park. 
  • Cruise across Lake Tahoe aboard the M.S. Dixie II paddlewheeler. 

Visit Mercer's travel partner, Collette, for more information about this and other trips.

southern AfricaSouthern Africa

August 28 - September 12, 2018

  • Stalk big game in their native habitat while on safari in South Africa, Botswana and Zimbabwe.
  • Feel the power of Victoria Falls. 
  • Surround yourself in classic luxury aboard Rovos Rail. 
  • Walk in the footsteps of Nelson Mandela on Robben Island. 
  • Meet the young people involved in projects at a Soweto youth center. 
  • Immerse yourself in the easygoing lifestyle of Cape Town, South Africa’s oldest city. 
  • Experience three UNESCO World Heritage sites.

Visit Mercer's travel partner, AHI Travel, for more information about this and other trips.

Grand DanubeGrand Danube Passage ~ MS Amadeus Silver

September 18 - October 3, 2018

  • Bask in the tranquil, amber glow and hypnotic reflections of Budapest while sailing on the Danube at night. 
  • Gaze at the scenic wonder of the Iron Gate Gorge, a remarkable feat of engineering. 
  • Applaud the graceful turns and flowing movements of elegant waltz dancers during an exclusive performance. 
  • Sip full-bodied, fragrant vintages during a wine tasting in Pécs. 
  • Marvel at the lush, storybook landscape of the Wachau Valley. 
  • Savor a moment of quiet thought in the marbled halls of Melk Abbey. 
  • Experience four UESCO World Heritage sites.

Visit Mercer's travel partner, AHI Travel, for more information about this and other trips.

RussiaImperial Splendors of Russia

September 26 - October 5, 2018

  • Be awestruck by the sumptuous, priceless treasures of Russia’s emperors and empresses. 
  • Study the fine details of artistic masterpieces at the internationally acclaimed Hermitage Museum. 
  • Feel the mist from the fountains as you stroll the grand promenades of Peter the Great’s opulent palace. 
  • Take in sweeping vistas of the Russian countryside on a high-speed train from Moscow to St. Petersburg. 
  • Walk through Red Square and admire the remarkable, iconic St. Basil’s Cathedral. 
  • Experience three UNESCO World Heritage sites.

Visit Mercer's travel partner, AHI Travel, for more information about this and other trips.

Disclaimer

Please note that the Mercer University Alumni Association does not conduct tours, nor does it act as an agent for guests interested in tours. The Mercer Alumni Travel Program acts as a facilitator with tour operators, with whom tour participants make arrangements for travel. The Mercer Alumni Travel Program is pleased to act as a liaison with tour operators should you have any questions or concerns that may arise before, during, or after your trip. The Mercer Alumni Travel Program strongly encourages you to familiarize yourself thoroughly with the tour operator's cancellation and refund policies, and also highly recommends the purchase of comprehensive travel insurance. The University is not responsible for changes to trips or travel arrangements or for losses or additional expenses resulting from travel.