Dates

September 18 to 28, 2019

Starting Price

$3,795 + Air + Taxes

Deposit per Person

$600

10 Days
Cruise
AHI
Learn about Travel Insurance

Questions?

Call Alumni Travel at 855.764.0064

Trip Highlights

Portugal’s charm is as epic as its history. Spend three nights in Lisbon, and visit the 16th-century Hieronymites Monastery, where monks prayed for Portugal’s explorers, and the Tower of Belém. Continue on a seven-night cruise of the Douro River aboard the exclusively chartered MS Gil Eanes. Glide through the scenic valley where port, Portugal’s famous sweet fortified wine, is produced. Enjoy a port tasting while exploring wine country. In several ports, choose from a selection of included excursions, featuring cycling, historic tours and more. Enjoy an extensive meal plan and a generous selection of complimentary beverages onboard. No single supplement!

Shared departure: this departure is shared with other universities.

Itinerary

Depart gateway city

AHI FlexAir passengers depart for Lisbon, Portugal. Please check your luggage from your gateway city to your arrival city. Your claim checks should have the following airport code: LIS.

Day 2

Lisbon, Portugal Dom Pedro Palace

Arrive at Lisbon Airport. Proceed through immigration to the baggage claim area and retrieve your luggage. After completing customs, AHI FlexAir passengers traveling on flights that qualify for the group arrival transfer and Land/Cruise Program passengers who have purchased seats on the group transfer should exit the baggage claim area and proceed to the designated meeting spot, where an AHI Travel representative will meet them. The meeting location will be provided with your final documents.

Transfer to the Dom Pedro Palace. Please note, if you arrive before check-in time, your room may not be immediately available.

Tonight, meet your fellow travelers at a Welcome Reception.

Full Itinerary
Your Journey
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Meet Your Trip Host

Charles Bright

Charles Bright is Arthur F. Thurnau Professor, emeritus, at the University of Michigan, recently retired after forty-five years of teaching in the Residential College and the Department of History. Trained in European history, he has also studied and written on prison history, the history of Detroit, and global history in the 19th and 20th Centuries. As Director of the UM’s Residential College for eight years, he created the now well-established undergraduate minor in Crime and Justice and was instrumental in developing the Semester in Detroit program for students, now in its tenth year. Over his career, he has been involved in numerous theater projects, taught and lived in Germany, Italy, and Japan, and done several Alumni Association journeys both as a guest and as a host. In his retirement, he has become a grandfather, completed a book on his own grandfather’s missionary career in China, and returned to the practice of ikebana or Japanese flower arranging.

By participating in an Alumni Association of University of Michigan travel trip, you have stated that the Alumni Association has the exclusive right to use video and other visual/audio portrayals of You or Your likeness taken during Your trip in any medium of any nature whatsoever for any purpose, including advertising or promoting the services of the trip without any compensation being paid to You. Any such portrayal or likeness shall be the exclusive property of the Alumni Association of the University of Michigan.

Dates

September 18 to 28, 2019

Starting Price

$3,795 + Air + Taxes

Deposit per Person

$600

10 Days
Cruise
AHI
Learn about Travel Insurance

Questions?

Call Alumni Travel at 855.764.0064