Spring & Summer 2020 Excursions
The Department of Academic and Community Outreach has cancelled all excursions due to Covid-19 until further notice.
QUICK LINKS: Local Excursions, National and International Travel
Details about the trips, including departure, will be emailed seven to 10 days prior to the excursion. No refunds will be given for cancellations made within one week of the date of the trip. We encourage early registration since many of our excursions fill up fast. *Asterisks* indicate a stop for lunch, but unless noted otherwise, meals are not included in the excursion fee.
LEVEL OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY FOR EXCURSIONS
OLLI staff indicate the level of physical activity for any excursion so that OLLI@CCU participants may judge the suitability of the trip or activity. The ratings are:
- Easy – minimal level of physical activity, minimal walking and limited stairs or standing.
- Moderate – walk up to a mile a day and/or stand for an hour or less
- Active – walk as much as two miles a day, stand for more than an hour, or climb some stairs
- Moderately Challenging – spend most of your day walking, sometimes over uneven terrain or climbing stairs, and/or standing for extended periods
- Challenging – These are demanding programs, for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts and/or extremely active adults.
National and International Excursions
Collette’s Danube River Cruise
Sept. 25 to Oct. 5, 2020
$4,529-$7,329/double, depending on room (Deadline for registration Jan. 20, 2020; final payment due May 28, 2020)
Highlights include Füssen; Linderhof Palace; Oberammergau; Munich; seven-night Danube River cruise; Regensburg; Passau; Linz; Wachau Valley; Vienna; Bratislava; and Budapest.
Premier World Discovery’s Discover Thailand
Oct. 13-21, 2020
$3,395/double (Final payment due July 29, 2020)
Highlights include: Bangkok city tour; Grand Palace; Emerald Buddha Temple; Thai dinner and dance experience; Silom village; Damnoen Saduak Floating Market; Kanchanaburi; Thailand-Burma Railway Museum; and the bridge over the River Kwaia. An optional Chiang Mai extension is available.
Premier World Discovery’s Music Cities Christmas
Dec. 4-10, 2020
$2,745/double (Final payment due Sept. 18, 2020)
Visit Nashville, Memphis, and Branson.
Collette’s Machu Picchu and Galapagos Wonders
Oct. 1-14, 2020
Highlights include: Lima; Sacred Valley of the Incas; cooking class; Pablo Seminario Ceramic Studio; home-hosted meal; Machu Picchu; Cuzco; Colonial Quito; and four-night Galapagos Cruise.
Collette’s Spectacular South Africa
Feb. 18-March 3, 2021
$5,329/double; $6,029/single (Registration deadline is Aug. 19, 2020; final payment is due Dec. 20, 2020.)
Highlights include: Johannesburg; Soweto, with lunch at a house tavern and a visit to the Apartheid Museum; Northern Drakensberg Mountain Range; a traditional Boma dinner; two open-air safari game drives in Kruger National Park; Knysna; visit to a local school; a lagoon cruise in Featherbed Nature Reserve; wine tasting and dinner in Stellenbosch; Cape Town; a cable car ride to Table Mountain with its breathtaking views; a ride through the Malay Quarter with its mosques and minarets; a visit to the penguins at Boulders Beach; and a communal African dining experience with lessons on the djembe drums.
Collette’s Greece Island Hopper
April 20-30, 2021
$4,658/double; $5,458/single (Registration deadline is Oct. 21, 2020; final payment is due Feb. 19, 2021.)
Explore Athens and enjoy the local cuisine, wine, and entertainment at a taverna in the city’s historic district; visit the Acropolis and other landmarks; and enjoy three days on Mykonos and three days on Santorini.