Course Description

Iceland’s Magical Northern Lights
November 5–11, 2024 | 7 Days | 11 Meals
Experience the “land of fire and ice” and chase the aurora borealis across an ethereal wonderland. In the dark of the night, search for the northern lights as you drift along on an evening starlit cruise. Travel the “Golden Circle,” home to renowned natural wonders, and spend time at Thingvellir National Park. Gaze at Gullfoss waterfall, and see the explosive geothermal fields at Geysir. Explore Skógar Museum and see traditional turf-built homes. Walk on a black volcanic sand beach. See Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon filled with floating icebergs. Relax in the warm, mineral-rich water of the Blue Lagoon. Spend your days surrounded by natural wonders and your nights in search of the elusive dancing lights. 

Fee: $3,999 pp double. $4,599 pp single. $3,949 triple. Includes airfare. For ITINERARY AT A GLANCE, call 760.795.6820 or email commed@miracosta.edu to mail it to you. Book soon to get this group price! For booking made after 5/6/2024, call 800.581.8942 for rates. Refer to booking #1172382

Tropical Costa Rica
April 10–April 18, 2025 | 9 Days | 14 Meals
osta Rica is a paradise teeming with exotic plants and incredible animals. Enjoy the tranquil views of Arenal Volcano from your hotel. Explore part of the 20,000-
acre nature preserve of Cano Negro on a riverboat adventure. Experience the forest canopy on your choice of a hanging bridges nature walk or an exhilarating zip lining tour. You will find a slice of paradise and so much more.

Fee: $2,999 pp double. $3,699 pp single. $2,969 pp triple. Includes airfare.
For bookings made after 10/10/2024, call 800.581.8942 for rates. Refer to booking #1243874.

Spotlight on Tuscany
March 26–April 3, 2025 | 9 Days | 11 Meals
Discover the rolling hills of Tuscany, home to sprawling vineyards, charming medieval hill towns, and enchanting cities. Savor a 7-night stay in Montecatini Terme, the famous resort and spa town. Visit Pisa, Florence, and San Gimignano in the Italian countryside. Discover the charming town of Lucca, Italy’s best-kept secret. Learn about the heroic deeds of WWII at remains of the Gothic Line and visit the Museum of Liberation. Enjoy free time to explore the cultural treasures of Florence.
Partake in a Tuscan cooking class. Sample cheese at the farm where it is made. Enjoy fabulous local wines and the region’s famous cuisine. Steeped in history, culture and legend, this is Tuscany as you always imagined it.

Fee: $2,999 pp double. $3,399 pp single. $2,969 pp triple. Includes airfare. For ITINERARY AT A GLANCE, call us at 760.795.6820 or email us at commed@miracosta.edu to mail it to you. Book soon to get this group price! For booking made after 9/27/2024, call 800.581.8942 for rates.
Refer to booking # 1172294

Watch the informational video presentation for Tuscany: Spotlight on Tuscany

Spotlight on London
May 22–May 28, 2025 | 7 Days | 8 Meals
Immerse yourself in one of the world’s most iconic cities and delve into London’s rich history and culture. See Trafalgar Square, Big Ben, and Westminster Abbey on a city tour. Explore a local market and the culinary treasures of London on a progressive foodie walking tour. Live like a local and hop on “the Tube.” Choose between a performance at a London theatre or afternoon tea. Explore the historic Tower of London with an expert guide. Take a river bus along the River Thames and see the city from a different perspective. Every day in London brings a new adventure, encountering majestic pageantry and grand charm.

Fee: $3,499 pp double. $4,099 pp single. $3,469 pp triple. Includes airfare. Call 800.581.8942 now to book and Save! Rates goes up after 11/23, 2024. Book soon to get this group price! Refer to booking #1243872 

Watch the informational video presentation for London: Spotlight on London


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Our independent vacations combine both flexibility and value to offer you even more ways to experience the world. Purchased with or without air transportation, each package includes a variety of hotels and dining options to pick from. In addition, you can choose from a wide range of optional activities - including museum tours, harbor cruises and skiing - to further customize your vacation.
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