Pack your bags for an unforgettable travel adventure.
Ramble on, Rams!
We are proud to partner with outstanding travel partners to bring our alumni and friends once-in-a-lifetime travel opportunities across the world. These unique trips provide you with the chance to connect with other Rams on your journey while also supporting the Alumni Association. We hope you consider these trips when planning your travel and potentially joining other CSU alumni and friends on a journey you will never forget. Please contact us with any questions and about other trip opportunities.
For more information or a brochure, contact the CSU Alumni Association at (800) 286-2586 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
*ALL PRICES AND DATES LISTED ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.
Costa Rica: A World of Nature *
Feb. 2 - 13, 2020 (12 days, 24 meals)
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Immerse yourself in this vibrant, living Eden on the Central American isthmus. Visit the green turtle research station. Settle in for two nights in Tortuguero National Park which protects 13 of Costa Rica’s endangered species. Spend two nights in an eco-lodge within the Sarapiquí Rainforest. Taste Costa Rica’s finest during a cacao demonstration and tasting and a pineapple plantation visit. Take in the spectacular views of Arenal Volcano during your three night stay at the foot of the volcano. Choose from a thrilling zip-lining experience or hiking the lava fields of Arenal Volcano. Walk among the treetops on a guided tour of Arenal’s hanging bridges. Embark on a jungle crocodile safari and bird watching cruise. Soak up the sweeping view of the Pacific during a resort stay at Manuel Antonio. Explore the white sandy beaches of Manuel Antonio National Park, just minutes from your resort. For more info, click here. Pre-booking deadline has passed, but click the link above to check on availability.
Dutch Waterways *
March 31 - April 8, 2020 (9 days)
From $3.145, + port + air, double occupancy
Special offer: $250 early booking discount extended just for alumni until Oct. 15! Use code ABHOLBEL20.
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See the Netherlands and Belgium brilliantly revealed as you glide along scenic waterways during a seven-night cruise on a first-class river ship. Explore Amsterdam, Antwerp and fairy-tale Giethoorn, while enjoying an ever-changing panorama. Follow your passions with included excursion choices. See Dutch masters, bicycle through villages or savor chocolate. No single supplement! Click here for more details or call (800) 323-7373. Pre-booking deadline has passed, but click the link above to check on availability.
Mediterranean Spotlight – Oceana Cruises *
Your voyage begins in Barcelona, a center for art, culture, and fine cuisine. Set sail for sunny Toulon then spend a day in Monte Carlo, home of the Circuit de Monaco and the Grand Prix, then continue on to the seaside resort of Marina di Carrara. Your journey continues in Rome, then spend a day exploring legendary Amalfi, and then cruise to Messina to seek out the finest cathedrals in Sicily. Explore the Venetian quarter and then sail on to Kotor, where the narrow medieval lanes and a twelfth-century cathedral invite discovery. Finally, take in the sparkling blue coves and vineyards of Korčula, the birthplace of Marco Polo before your journey’s end in timeless Venice. Pre-booking deadline has passed, but click the “learn more” link above to check on availability.
Switzerland: Hidden Trails and Majestic Peaks
June 5-14, 2020 (10 days)
From $5,799 per couple
Join us for a webinar to learn more on Oct. 16, 2019 at 12 p.m. MT. Click here to RSVP.
Switzerland has much to offer! Discover Neuchâtel’s historic quarter and the treasures of the Belle Époque period. Explore the vineyards of Swiss wine country on foot. Use your Swiss Travel Pass as an all-access entry to museums and more! Participate in an immersive chocolate workshop. Enjoy a wine tasting at a UNESCO World Heritage site. Visit the charming village of Zermatt and marvel at views of the Matterhorn. Walk in the footsteps of Charlie Chaplin in Vevey. And so much more. To learn more or to book, click here. Pre-booking deadline has passed, but click the link above to check on availability.
Gaelic Inspiration – Oceana Cruises *
Begin your voyage in Dublin, a city immersed in history, culture, and art. Then discover cultural treasures in Waterford, explore the delightful fishing town of Cobh, and stroll along the breathtaking harbor front in Bantry. Enjoy winding lanes of boutiques and restaurants in the harbor city of Galway, and see the only completely walled city in Londonderry. Delight in Belfast, a city with ornate Victorian and Edwardian architecture, gracious gardens, and friendly pubs. Visit Douglas, the capital of the Isle of Man. Lastly, absorb the vibes of the Beatles heritage in the iconic city of Liverpool. Pre-booking deadline has passed, but click the “learn more” link above to check on availability.
Normandy ~ Honfleur *
Sept. 26 - Oct. 4, 2020 (9 days)
From $3,545 per person. Use code SAVE225 for up to $1,000 per couple off the regular price. Offer expires Feb. 25. For details and to book, click here.
Immerse yourself in historic Normandy—from the Middle Ages to modern times—on this 7-night adventure through the coastal region. Set foot on Omaha Beach and visit the Normandy American Cemetery, contemplating the impact of D-Day and World War II. Admire the embroidery of the 11th-century Bayeux Tapestry and its delicate depiction of the Norman conquest of England. Marvel at the stunning medieval village Mont-Saint-Michel, a UNESCO World Heritage site, as it rises above tidal waters. Relax each evening at your first-class hotel in picturesque harbor town Honfleur. The colorful home to the ship-shaped wooden Church of Sainte-Cathérine, Honfleur delights visitors with its fishing-village charms. You’ll taste the region’s renowned Calvados apple brandy while enjoying lunch at a distillery set among the orchards, in addition to your extensive meal plan including wine with dinner. Expert guides share insights into local culture and history to enhance your journey. No single supplement!
“Classic Christmas Markets” Featuring Markets in Strasbourg, Würzburg, Nuremberg, Innsbruck and Munich *
Dec. 12 - Dec. 20, 2020 (9 travel days / 11 meals)
To view a webinar about the tour, click here.
Sip mulled wine and collect unique handicrafts, hand-made ornaments and toys at some of the largest and most famous Christmas markets in Europe. Spend three nights in the traditional Alpine village of Oberammergau and two nights in the heart of the Black Forest. Explore Strasbourg’s Petit France and its quaint market stalls huddled around the imposing cathedral. Discover historic Würzburg and Rothenberg, some of the best preserved medieval towns in Europe. Visit the famous Nuremberg Christmas Market dating back to 1628 and sample roast sausages and gingerbread. Bask in holiday cheer as you stroll along the cobblestone streets of Innsbruck, capital of Tyrolean Austria, and embark on your choice of a cultural walking tour or a visit to the Museum of Tyrolean Regional Heritage. Experience the 600-year-old holiday spirit of “Christkindlesmarkts” in Germany, Austria and France. Online booking coming soon; in the meantime, call (877) 253-9886 for Collette’s dedicated CSU team!
Coastlines and Collonades - Oceania Cruises *
Rome to Athens (7 Nights)
April 22-30, 2021
COMING SOON! Take in archaeological wonders in Naples and bask in Messina’s old-world charm. Stroll the lovely waterfront in Argostoli. Take in impressive ruins outside of Gythio and see Santorini’s breathtaking rock formations climbing from the volcanic floor. Explore the magnificent ruins of Ephesus. Go Next offers 2-For-1 cruise fares & free unlimited internet.
Rhine Highlights - Scenic Cruises *
Amsterdam to Basel (7 Nights)
COMING SOON! Explore the canals of Amsterdam, get up close to the filigree twin towers of Cologne’s famous cathedral, and visit local vineyards in Cochem. Take a tour of Heidelberg Castle, see the Roman baths in Baden-Baden, and stroll La Petite France in Strasbourg. Go Next offers 2-For-1 cruise fares & free unlimited internet.