Each year, Continuing Education offers a variety of travel opportunities around the world. Our destinations range from Asia to Europe, Mexico and locations around the United States. Experienced tour guides provide personalized attention to every detail so participants can sit back, relax and enjoy the experience.
Choose from one of these 2007 adventures:
London and Environs in Spring Time — March 23-31, 2007
Enjoy London and the surrounding areas by day and be dazzled by theatre at night. Trip highlights include the Tower Bridge Exhibition; St. Paul’s Cathedral; a daytrip to Salisbury, Stonehenge and Bath; a private tour and reception at Windsor Castle; and visits to Stratford-upon-Avon and Anne Hathaway’s Cottage.
The $3,000 per person fee is based on double occupancy and includes round trip airfare, four-star hotels, entrance fees, four theater performances, attendance at one high tea, informative guides and coach travel, continental breakfast; and a welcome and farewell dinner. Registration and final payment is due November 15. For more information, call: (253) 964-6601.
Turkey & Greece — Aug. 25 – Sept. 7, 2007
Join us for the experience of a lifetime exploring the historic crossroads of ancient civilizations, including three of the seven wonders of the ancient world. Trip highlights include visits to Constantinople, The Spice Market, The Grand Bazaar, the Temple of Artemis, The Acropolis, the Colossus of Rhodes, and the largest underwater archeological museum of Europe: the Bodrum Underwater Museum. You’ll also experience a private boat cruise along the Bosphorus waterway; one of the world’s most strategic waterways, connecting the Black sea to the Mediterranean, and dividing Istanbul in two continents.
City visits include Istanbul, Ephesus, Bodrum, the Greek islands, Rhodes, Crete, and Arthens.
Learn conversational Turkish to prepare you for your trip with the Turkish Conversation for Beginners class beginning Jan. 23, 2007. You’ll study grammar, learn common vocabulary and phrases; touch on reading, writing and listening; and learn about the Turkish culture. The 10-session course meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Fort Steilacoom campus. The fee is $99.
The $2,995 fee covers land travel, hotel accommodates, most meals (excluding beverages), an English-speaking guide, air-conditioned tour bus, group flight transfers, all entrance and admissions fees, and baggage handling. Airfare to be determined by the airlines. Aysin Clay, Pierce College continuing education program developer and Turkey native, leads the trip making it one of the college’s most popular destinations. Early registration is suggested. Register by March 2007. For more information, call: (253) 964-6601.
Heritage of America — Oct. 20-28, 2007
Take a fall journey to historic East Coast sites. On this tour of Americana you’ll visit New York City, Philadelphia, the Amish country, Gettysburg, the Shenandoah Valley, Washington, D.C., Monticello, Colonial Williamsburg, Mount Vernon, and the Smithsonian Institution.
The fee of $1,999 per person is based on double occupancy and includes round trip airfare from Seattle, 12 meals (7 breakfasts, 5 dinners), hotels and locally guided sightseeing. Register by April 15, 2007. For more information, call: (253) 964-6601.
Branson Musical Holiday — Dec. 1-5, 2007
Enjoy a country Christmas with non-stop entertainment and performances by the Doug Gabriel Show, Shoji Tabuchi, Dutton Family Theatre, Yakov Smirnoff, Branson Variety Theatre and The Hughes Brothers.
The fee of $1,499 per person is based on double occupancy and includes round trip airfare from Seattle, eight shows, hotel, and nine meals (five breakfasts and four dinners). Register by June 15, 2007. For more information, call: (253) 964-6601.
All travel trips are non-refundable unless canceled by the College. All trip prices are per person, double occupancy. Single rooms may be available upon request for additional charge. Trip itineraries, accommodations and travel dates are subject to change. Trip deposits and fees are non-refundable.