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Alumni tours

We are very proud to have been appointed as the specialist tour operator to run Oxford and Cambridge University’s scholar-led group tours in Latin America. Open to all alumni of either university, or those with a close connection, each of these small group trips (maximum 20 participants) has a theme that reflects the knowledge and expertise of the chosen trip scholar.

The following trips are available (prices, availability, and conditions available on request:

Chile, 28 June-3 (or 9) July 2019

Total Solar Eclipse”, led by Professor Roger Davies - fully booked

Peru, 19 April-1 May 2020

Wildlife of Peru, with Professor Nick Davies - bookings open

A fascinating introduction to the wonders of Peru's fauna, from Andes to Amazon.

Argentina, 5-16 December 2020

Total solar eclipse tour (Patagonia), with Professor Roger Davies - fully booked*

This tour includes Buenos Aires, Patagonia, the Lake District, and culminates with the 14 December 2020 total solar eclipse.

*we can still arrange private trips to the eclipse area, but not as part of the escorted alumni group which is full

Previous tours

Colombia, 10-23 November 2018

Diversity and Civilisation”, led by Dr Alexander Herrera


  • “Thank you for a superb trip and exceptional organisation!”
  • “Alex Herrera was a fount of knowledge, archaeological, historical, political and cultural, and extremely helpful to everyone.”
  • “The trip was well conceived, and executed by Lizzie and Alex with aplomb.”

Peru, 6-18 April 2018

Inhabiting the Andes”, led by Dr Nicholas James.


  • “We had a brilliant trip - enjoyed it immensely. Nicholas was great - funny, engaging and very knowledgeable.”
  • “A wonderful introduction to South America.”


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