Tiger Travel

It’s time to reward yourself with journeys untaken. Oxy alumni and parents know that lifelong learning is a cornerstone of a liberal arts education. Through the Tiger Travel Program, you will share the experiences of new places and cultures in the company of friends, family and fellow Tigers. All of the planning and logistics are handled by one of our experienced and acclaimed tour operators, leaving you the freedom to embrace and enjoy all that your destination has to offer. Tours can accommodate individuals, couples, groups and travelers of different ages.




Tanzania Service and Safari

February 4 - 14, 2017

Optional add-on: Climb of Mt. Kilimanjaro (Lemosho Route) from Feb. 15 - Feb.24 A service trip with Red Sweater Project, followed by Northern Tanzania Safari.

This partnership trip with Willamette University includes Tarangire National Park, Serengeti National Park and the Ngorongo Crater. Contact Embark Adventures at (503) 807-5732 and mention you are part of the Willamette/Occidental group or email tigertravel@oxy.edu to express interest and request a trip itinerary and details.

SOLD OUT.


New York and London Theater Tours

Our ever-popular Theater Tours return in 2017, featuring plays and musicals, private discussions with actors, directors, and writers, top restaurants, luxury hotels and more. These exclusive tours will SELL OUT quickly so book today! Contact James Ryan at Insider Cultural Tours: (646) 342-8414 or InsiderCulturalTours@gmail.com.

London Theater Tour: May 3 – 10, 2017

With Alan Freeman ’66 M’67 P’89 P’91, professor emeritus of theater and Oxy trustee

New York Theater Tour: November 12 – 19, 2017

With Alan Freeman ’66 M’67 P’89 P’91, professor emeritus of theater and Oxy trustee and Tim Sanford ’75, artistic director of Playwrights Horizons Theater.

NEW YORK IS SOLD OUT.


Alumni Campus Abroad in Sorrento, Italy

June 7 - 15, 2017

With Associate Professor Debra Freas Ph.D. (Classics) Comparative Studies (Literature and Culture)

Discover four UNESCO World Heritage sites: the magnificent Amalfi Coast, an area of unsurpassed scenery; the historic center of Naples, celebrated for its buildings that date from different historic periods; the amazing Greek ruins in Paestum; and the well-preserved ruins of Herculaneum and Pompeii. Marvel at the exhibits in Naples’ renowned Archaeological Museum. Explore the vertical town of Positano and the charming resort of Amalfi.


Contact Alumni Holidays International at (800) 323-7373 or https://occid.ahitravel.com/promolisting.aspx and mention that you are part of the Occidental College Alumni group.

SOLD OUT. PLEASE CONTACT AHI TO INQUIRE ABOUT THE WAITLIST.


England's Castles, Cottages and Countryside

July 6-16, 2017

Travel back in time to the medieval English setting of Cantebury. Stroll the magnificent halls and landscapes of Leeds Castle. Then head to the coast and the famous Cliffs of Dover and Dover Castle. In Kent and Broadway, learn about the natural styles and concepts of English gardens as you take in the inspiring grounds of Tudor and Victorian estates. Then enjoy the pastures and sleepy hamlets of the Cotswalds. After a swing through Shakespeare's home, Stratford-Upon-Avon, and Winsdor Castle, finish the tour with a great last day in London featuring trips to the National Gallery and Borough Market.

Contact Alumni Holidays International at (800) 323-7373 or https://occid.ahitravel.com/promolisting.aspx and mention that you are part of the Occidental College Alumni group.

NO LONGER AVAILABLE.


Bangkok to Bali–Eastern and Oriental Express

November 27 - December 9, 2017

With Professor Dale Wright Ph.D., Religious Studies

Journey through the exotic landscapes of Thailand and Malaysia to Singapore aboard the legendary Eastern and Oriental Express. Cruise the River Kwai to see the historic bridge built by Allied troops and learn more about the bridge from a local historian. Learn about Singapore’s diverse ethnic heritage during visits to Chinatown, Little India and Kampong Glam, a Malay neighborhood. Explore the culture of Bali during a visit to a local village and temples. Subak, the cultural landscape of Bali, is the UNESCO World Heritage site featured on this program. Limited to 28 travelers.

Contact Alumni Holidays International at (800) 323-7373 or https://occid.ahitravel.com/promolisting.aspx and mention that you are part of the Occidental College Alumni group.


For more information about Tiger Travel or any of these trips, contact us at (323) 259-2601 or tigertravel@oxy.edu

Did you know that, whether traveling through Tiger Travel or on your own, Oxy alumni and parents are eligible for a special travel insurance program through Meyer and Associates?


2016 Trips

Cactus League Spring Training Baseball in Arizona
March 10-13, 2016

New York Theater Tour
April 4-11, 2016

Alaska Un-Cruise
June 4-11, 2016

Scottish Highlands and English Lakes
September 5 - 16, 2016

Cultural Cuba
November 27 - December 5, 2016

2015 Trips

Costa Rica Unplugged
April 18 – 29, 2015

Waterways of Holland & Belgium: Tulips, Windmills and Canals
May 2-12, 2015

Alumni Campus Abroad: Sicily, Italy
September 11-19, 2015

Extraordinary Wonders of China & the Yangtze River
October 24-November 11, 2015

Un-Cruise Adventures – Hawaiian Seascapes
December 5-12, 2015