Active travel with alumni UBC
In recent years, hundreds of UBC alumni have gone beyond the bucket list and explored the world as part of the alumni UBC Travel Club. With the program growing every year, we’re always working to find new and exciting experiences to offer our alumni travelers. In the coming year, one of our areas of focus will be on wellness and active travel opportunities. Here are a few of the active travel experiences we’re thinking about for 2019-20 (with estimated costs listed).
Upper Sunshine Coast Wellness Adventure
June 2019 – 6 days
Focus on you on this health and wellness experience while exploring British Columbia’s Powell River, Lund and Desolation Sound and staying in a heritage cottage and spectacular garden environment. There will be a variety of fun fitness activities, healthy local food (and craft beer), personal development workshops, and a warm family style environment with a maximum of 12 guests.
Estimated cost: From $1495 CAD per person.
British Isles and The Open Cruise
July 2020 – 14 days
Combine your love of golf with your passion for travel! Cruise the spectacular coastlines of the British Isles from Dublin to Southampton, play six rounds at some of the world’s most prestigious golf courses, and cheer on the greatest names in the sport during the final round of The 149th Open at Royal St. George’s. Enjoy superb amenities and longer stays in port with the mid-size Azamara Pursuit.
Estimated cost: From $8456 CAD per person (voyage) plus $4795 CAD (six rounds of golf).
October 2020 – 9 days
Set up for the climb of your life. Tackle Africa’s tallest mountain with breathtaking scenery on the trail. Hike through lush forests, to alpine deserts, and across glaciers. Enjoy upgraded tents and choice campsites in more remote locations. Accompanied by certified guides and personal porters. A gradual route with ample acclimatization time maximizes summit success.
Estimated cost: $4500-$5500 USD per person (Tanzania wildlife safari add-on available).
Cycling Adventure in Rajasthan, India
November, 2020 – 12 days
Slow down and get up close to the colours of India. Experience the timeless stories of Rajasthan, from opulent palaces to dramatic fortresses and rural villages. Cycle through the countryside on well-equipped quality bikes, fully supported with van shuttles and expert trip leaders.
Estimated cost: $3500-$4500 USD per person
More details about these trips will be available soon!
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