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Alumni Tours 2024

The Ohio University Alumni Association offers a variety of tours all year long. To learn about more OHIO travel opportunities, visit the Alumni Travel page.



Cuba & its People

February 16 - 23, 2024

Journey to Havana for a seven-night Cuban discovery! From Old Havana to rich Afro-Cuban history and the beautiful countryside, experience the rhythms of everyday life on this enigmatic island. Along the way, enjoy educational dialogue and cultural connections with entrepreneurs, professionals and community leaders. This exclusive program, developed by AHI Travel, is operated in accordance with a People-to-People general license established by the Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control. This program includes round-trip flights between Miami and Cuba.

From $5,695, including air from Miami. Offered through AHI.

Journey to Cuba


City street in Cuba with blue building.

Dazzling Oceania - Australia & New Zealand

February 24 - March 10, 2024

Find adventure in the great Down Under on this 15-night journey aboard Oceania Cruises’ Regatta. Watch for dolphins in the Bay of Islands. Sip local wine in Napier, while getting a glimpse of Maori culture. Visit Cathedral Square in Christchurch and cruise the Fjords of Milford Sound as craggy cliffs tower over you. In Melbourne, stroll through historic Fitzroy Gardens and in Burnie see Tasmanian devils up close!

From $7,599, including air. Offered through Go Next.

Cruise from Auckland to Sydney


Ocean and city of Tauranga in the background with stone stair path leading to beach.

The Masters

April 10 - 13, 2024

The Masters Golf Tournament has been synonymous with excellence and has stood as the most coveted Championship in golf. Every April, the world’s best golfers compete for the famous Green Jacket at Augusta National Golf Club. Stay in historic Savannah and play the Club at Savannah Harbor, designed by Robert Cupp and Sam Snead. Head to Augusta National for Friday at the Masters to see who will advance for the chance to don the green jacket. This specialty tour offers the perfect combination of golf, relaxation, southern charm and the opportunity to be a part of the historic tournament that is the Masters.

From $6,999, not including air. Offered through Sports & Entertainment Travel.

Experience The Masters


Yellow flag with text, "masters," and red flag around United States outline.

Southern Charms

April 21 - 29, 2024

Experience the Mississippi River from New Orleans to Memphis as you meander through striking architecture and historical landscapes on this 8-night cruise aboard American Queen Voyages’ American Queen®. Enjoy an included 1-night stay in New Orleans before embarking on a journey through Louisiana and Mississippi. Dine on authentic Cajun and Creole cuisine and immerse yourself in the beauty of the South.

From $3,419, not including air. Offered through Go Next.

Travel the Mississippi River


Nottoway Resort - large white plantation with big columns.

Holland & Belgium | Along the Dutch Waterways 

April 26 - May 4, 2024

Celebrate the spectacular beauty of Holland and Flanders in springtime on this uniquely exclusive, 7-night cruise. Expert-led excursions include visits to the historical canals of Amsterdam; the world-class Kröller-Müller Museum; Kinderdijk and the Delta Works engineering projects; storybook Bruges; the 2,000-year-old city of Nijmegen; the incomparable Keukenhof Gardens; the blue pottery center of Delft; and the Golden Age trading center of Hoorn. Immerse yourself in local culture during our exclusive RIVER LIFE® forum. Enhance your experience with the Amsterdam Pre‑Program and/or The Hague Post-Program Options.

From $3,395, not including air. Offered through Gohagan & Co.

Explore the Dutch Waterways

Bike leaning against bridge railing in Amsterdam.

Essential Europe

May 10 – June 1, 2024

ATTENTION GRADUATING SENIORS: From the pomp and pageantry of London to the snow-capped Austrian Alps; from the glorious art of Florence to the sun-kissed beaches of Greece, Europe’s infinite variety of people, places, and traditions are the perfect setting for a journey that celebrates and educates. Capture the flavor of the cities and the beauty of the countryside; sample the delicacies and specialties of nine wondrous countries – Europe, in all its splendor, awaits.

From $4,965, not including air. Offered through AESU.

Explore Europe



People walking across crosswalk on Abbey Road.

Cotswolds Escape

May 16 - 24, 2024

The beautiful Cotswolds are waiting! Spend seven nights in Woodstock and enjoy exploring honey-colored villages and colorful gardens. Stand beneath the towers of Oxford’s storied university. Uncover the lives of Shakespeare and Sir Winston Churchill during visits to Stratford-upon-Avon and Blenheim Palace. Visit picturesque villages, a family farm and Bath, filled with Georgian architecture. This small-group journey features a first-class hotel and an extensive meal plan.

$3,995, not including air. Offered through AHI.

Explore the Cotswolds


Road traveling through village of Minster Lovell in England.

Alpine Splendor

May 16 - 29, 2024

As your small group discovers mountain villages, cruises on glassine lakes, and ascends snowcapped summits, the region enchants one and all.  This captivating 14-day Swiss and Austrian exploration begins with Lucerne.  Board two world-renowned trains – the Glacier Express and the Gornergratbahn, offering stunning Matterhorn views – and cruise on Lake Lugano.  Visit Castelgrande, a UNESCO site, and enjoy a tasting at a royal wine cellar.  Three nights in beautiful Salzburg, with a Baroque performance and a Hohensalzburg castle tour, conclude the journey.  Savor beloved Vienna with an optional 4-day/3-night post-tour extension.

From $6,092 total price from Boston, New York, Phila, PA.

Experience the Alpine Splendor

City view.

Europe’s Romantic Rivers and the Alsace Region

May 20 - 31, 2024

Discover the winelands along the Rhine, Moselle, and Saar rivers on a unique itinerary that includes a 7-night river cruise and 3 nights in Strasbourg, France. The terraced vineyards that rise up from these romantic rivers produce some of the finest wines in the world—from the Rhine Valley’s Rheingau to France’s Alsace. Explore 8 historical port cities—Cologne, Boppard, Koblenz, Cochem, Traben-Trarbach, Bernkastel-Kues, and Saarburg—with excursions to vineyards along the way. Extend your experience with the Amsterdam Pre-Program and/or the Lausanne, Switzerland Post-Program options. 

From $3,495, not including air. Offered through Gohagan & Co.

Explore Europe's Romantic Rivers


View of Cochem castle in Cochem, Germany from the river.

Great Journey Through Europe

June 18 - 29, 2024

Journey through the Netherlands, Germany, France, and Switzerland, cruising the Moselle and Rhine rivers on this 10-night program, which include a 6‑night river cruise and 4 nights in the Swiss Alps—featuring the Matterhorn and Mount Pilatus. Ride aboard 3 legendary railways—the GORNEGRAT BAHN for views of the Matterhorn; the GLACIER EXPRESS from Zermatt to Andermatt; and the PILATUS RAILWAY, the world’s steepest cogwheel railway. Also enjoy a scenic cruise on Lake Lucerne. Enhance your “Grand Tour” with the Amsterdam Pre-Program Option.

From approximately $4,295, not including air.

Take a European Journey

Stone bridge.

London Band Week with OHIO's Marching 110 and Wind Symphony

June 25 - July 1, 2024

Travel to England alongside Ohio University's Marching 110 and Wind Symphony to experience London Band Week! This celebration of bands includes performances that embrace London's pomp and pageantry with opportunities to connect with the culture and traditions of a unique marching band heritage. This companion tour will connect with OHIO student performers throughout the week and includes six nights of accommodations; band performances at Potters Field Park, the London Tattoo (including a VIP pre-show!), and Hampton Court; and cultural excursions to Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey, Windsor Castle, the Tower of London, and more! The trip will close with a special farewell dinner cruise with student musicians and directors of the Marching 110 and Wind Symphony.

From $2,695, not including air. Offered through London Band Week.

Experience London Band Week

Snare drums in Marching 110.

Oceania Cruise - North Sea Escapade

July 13 - 23, 2024

Sail away with us to the North Sea on this 10-night cruise aboard Oceania Cruises’ Nautica. Let the ebb and flow of the North Sea take over as you feel relaxed and energized by the people and places along the way. Admire the colorful wooden houses in Kristiansund and be inspired by the Viking spirit in Oslo. In Copenhagen, see why the Danes are considered some of the happiest people. Tour Tallinn’s underground passageways and learn about its historic past.

From $4,299, including air from select cities. Offered through Go Next.

Sail the North Sea


Grand brick buildings in the city of Riga.

Oceania Cruise - Radiant Alaska

August 6 - 16, 2024

Experience unimaginable views, fresh seafood, and majestic wildlife on this 10-night cruise aboard Oceania Cruises’ Regatta. Join us on a cruise through the Outside Passage and Hubbard Glacier. See one of the largest collections of unrestored 19th century totem poles in Ketchikan. Have an onsite goldsmith custom design something just for you in Skagway. Spot Icy Strait Point's spouting whales and kick back while the magnificent Alaskan scenery glides by.

From $3,499, including air from select cities. Offered through Go Next.

Explore Alaska


City of Ketchikan, lush green landscape with colorful houses.

Italy – Tuscany & Emilia-Romagna

October 8 - 17, 2024

Incredible heritage and culinary history are yours to enjoy on this eight-night escape to Italy’s Emilia-Romagna and Tuscany regions! During stays in Parma and Cortona, uncover the alluring spirit of these celebrated destinations. Witness Bologna’s porticoes and Parma’s lauded cathedral, and visit charming villages and beautiful farms. Along the way, savor culinary favorites, including balsamic vinegar, parmesan cheese and prosciutto, sip locally made wines and learn to cook typical regional dishes. This small-group journey features first-class hotels and an extensive meal plan with wine at dinner.

$4,295, not including air. Offered through AHI.

Explore Italy


Aerial view of Tuscany.

Oceania Cruise - Renaissance Triumphs

November 4 - 14, 2024

Take in art, architecture, history, and romance inspired by the Renaissance and the Enlightenment periods on this 10-night cruise aboard Oceania Cruises’ Riviera. Escape to Naples to see Pompeii, a preserved ancient Roman city once buried under the ashes of nearby Mt. Vesuvius. Sip hand-crafted wine in Messina. Cruise the terracotta cliff-lined waters of the Amalfi Coast and visit Valletta to see the celebrated St. John’s Co-Cathedral. Take in Italian Renaissance masterpieces in Florence and Pisa.

From $2,799, including air from select cities. Offered through Go Next.

Cruise back in time


Colorful houses sitting on the side of a large cliff.

Galápagos Expedition

November 8 - 17, 2024

Immerse yourself in the unique ecosystems that inspired Charles Darwin with an extraordinary cruise aboard the intimate, all-suite Silver Origin. This exquisite 6-star ship was designed specifically to navigate the hard-to-reach Galápagos archipelago and features a team of expert Ecuadorian guides, Zodiacs, and unparalleled luxury—including butler service and authentic regional cuisine. Visit 8 islands to observe exotic birds, reptiles, mammals, and plants. Extend your journey with the Quito Pre-Program and Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley Post-Program Options.

Offered through Gohagan & Co.

Explore the Galápagos

Three blue-footed booby birds standing on rocks.
  • Questions?

    If you have questions about tours and travel, contact the OHIO Alumni Association by emailing or calling 740.593.4300.